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Wealthy Affiliate Review

Wealthy Affiliate Review

  • Before Wealthy Affiliate.  I had been building my own website for over a month at this point using several blogs and their, newsletters, ebooks and posts, etc.  These blogs are awsome.  I was inspired by these women and the businesses they have built online.  I learned a lot from these blogs and I still visit them often and receive their newsletters.
  • How I found Wealthy Affiliate.  I came across Wealthy Affiliate (WA) on Pinterest as I was reading posts about how to build and monetize my own website.  Actually, I believe it was a specific post about the Amazon affiliate program.  I found a link about Wealth Affiliate and how they teach you ways to monetize your site and has the tools to help you do it.  What!?  There are tools??  Yep.  It turns out there are lots of them out there.  And, I could become a member at Wealthy Affiliate for free, no obligations.
  • Wealthy Affiliate Reviews.  It took me a few days before I joined, because I was checking out their site and any reviews I could find.  I never found any bad reviews.  They all highly recommended WA and they are a BBB, Better Business Bureau, member.  I didn’t want to get scammed or waste my time.  So, I joined for free.  What could it hurt?
  • Quickly set up a website.  I immediately started the classes.  I started a new website and I accomplished in 2 days what took me over a month to accomplish on my own using various sources.  Each step is laid out in simple tasks with a video of an instructor’s computer screen showing you exactly what to do.  All the tasks are in logical order of progress. Each class is the same steps everyone of the thousands of fellow students take. You can ask question,  participate in a discussion or start  a discussion thread for each lesson at anytime.
  • Getting started is easy.  As a free member I completed the course called Getting Started which covered 10 lessons about finding my niche, setting up my website,  how to find topics to write about, understanding how to make money and optemizing my site for search engines (Google, Bing and Yahoo), creating pages and posts and writing quality content.  By the time I had finished I wanted to become a premium member because all the steps, resources, tools and support was all right there in place at WA.  Plus, it is very affordable to be a premium member of this great online community.
  • Support avaliable 24/7.  The community network is available to you 24/7 with all levels of experience and progress.  You can follow/unfollow whomever you choose and build your own unique network. Everyone has their own personal blog where you share your personal bio, websites, WA posts and WA training you’ve created.  Everyone is encouraged to create posts and training tutorials for the your fellow WA students.  Everyone is also encouraged to ask for and give feedback on each others sites, posts and training.
  • Affiliate program.  As a member of WA everyone is offered the opportunity to participate in the WA affiliate program.  It makes it such a no-brainer to recommend to others what I’ve found here at WA.

Now, that I have the foundation of my site in place I will continue to add content so later I can implement all the knowledge I’ve gained from WA to continue to grow, optimize and monetize my site.  I plan to not only use and reuse all the knowledge and support available at WA, but also gain the experience to give back to the WA community what they’ve given me.

So, what are you waiting for?  It is free to become a member and find out what it’s all about.  Go check it out!  You’ll like what you see.


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Why I Chose the Canon T6s Over The T5i & T6i

Take careof your bodyWhy I Chose the Canon T6s Over The T5i & T6i

I originally bought the Canon T5 camera and I’m going to tell you about why I sold it to buy the Canon T6s.  My photography skills need a lot of practice, and I just wanted a decent camera for learning and practicing photography skills.  At that time, I really didn’t want to buy a camera with all the bells and whistles.  All those extras seemed like they would make the learning more complicated.  The T5 was the best choice for the price and my needs…..I thought.  Once I bought it I immediately started practicing with it and reading more about it.  It was great.

Then, my daughter had her first recital for her musical theater class  The other parents had their cameras set up on tripods in the middle of the seating area while they sat relaxed in their seats and their camera was filming their kid’s performance.  I knew I would start right away learning the video capability of my nifty T5.  That’s when I came to understand where my T5 fell short.

Canon T5

  • The T5 was not able to auto focus in video mode.  So, if I were to set up the camera on a tripod at my kids next recital and got a nice focus on the stage before the show, it would not keep her in focus as she was moving around on stage.

Another little tidbit that seemed unimportant to me when I bought it, was:

  • The T5 does not have a flip out screen that rotates.  A screen that flips out and pivots enables you to be in the frame and see what your camera sees at the same time.  This is great when you are doing self photos or videos for something like tutorials for perhaps a blog.  I could also set up the camera in more convenient places to video a show on stage and still see the screen from some other angle than just directly behind the camera.  I started researching what other cameras had to offer.

Canon T5i

  • The T5i would have been perfect.  It has video auto focus. However, the T5i couldn’t offer all the features a newer model could , I felt like I would want to update it sooner than would be financially feasible.

Canon T6i

  • Next, I compared it to the T6i and there wasn’t any major improvements that seemed worth the money, compared to the T6s.

Canon T6s


Then, I found the Canon T6s  and it was the obvious answer for me because it offers much more for the price.  Since I would eventually end up buying a video camera for my daughters performances.  It made sense to sell the T5 and put that money toward a camera that had better video features.

  • This camera would give me a lot of the latest technology in both video cameras and dslr camera function.
  • The T6s has the flip out and rotating screen, and did I mention, it has a touch screen?  Yep.  Pretty Cool.
  • It also has the auto focus in video mode for recording my daughters performances.  Yay!
  •  A few other cool features I like about the T6s camera is the Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities.  I can send pictures to other wi-fi/NFC devices instantly, like a cell phone, computer, a printer and even social networks.
  • There is also an app, Canon Camera Connect App, that I’ve downloaded on my phone that gives me remote control for a few of the settings and the shutter.
  • I also like the extra settings view screen on the top of the camera.  I’m able to see the ISO, Apeture and Shutter Speed at all times. This is a great feature while I’m learning to see the results of any changes I make to the settings.
  • The easy selection wheel on this camera makes it much convenient to change the manual funtions, too.