What Is the Wealthy Affiliate About A Scam Or What?

It is a good question – what is the wealthy Affiliate about a scam or what?

Is Wealthy Affiliate legit?p

Many would probably like to say that Wealthy Affiliate is a scam or even old.

That is quite interesting because this platform have over 1,400,000 members in 195 countries and only last year helped over 217,500 start their first business.

So there must be a reason why a few people say that Wealthy Affiliate is a scam or too old.

Many times when people are afraid of competition, they try to minimize their competitors. There are many so called “Gurus” out there who wants to take advantage of people’s innocents and ignorant in order to filling their pockets with these people’s money. Example of such Guru.

What is Wealthy Affiliate?

Wealthy Affiliate is a platform where people are taught to be successful online especially with affiliate marketing.

They do this very successfully and as I said this platform have over 1,400,000 members in 195 countries and only last year helped over 217,500 start their first business. So if someone wants to call Wealthy Affiliate a scam they probably will end up embarrassed themselves and have to put their heads into the sand, just like the ostrich.

Why are Wealthy Affiliate so successful?

Because they help people to take any passion in their lives and turn that Into a way to get their livelihood.and they use the fastest growing business platform in the world, the Internet.

The training within Wealthy Affiliate will teach you how to get an income on any idea, interest, or passion that you have in life. The very good thing is that you don’t need any experience and any product. You can just bring your love for something and Wealthy Affiliate will help you turn that into a thriving business.

That is why Wealthy Affiliate is so successful. People who join it, love it. Isn’t that fantastic, something you maybe loved your whole life and suddenly that can be your livelihood.

How does it work?

The concept is very simple. It is like going to school. You start with the basics like how to read, ABC, and then you add other subjects where you normally also start from scratch and then advance in knowledge of that subject and so on tills you graduate and you are ready go and start to make money with the knowledge you acquired at school.

The difference with Wealthy Affiliate is that you make money during the process. How much that will be is up to you.

More details

Let’s look little closer at Wealthy Affiliate how it works more in details. The basic is something that is called Online Entrepreneur Certification.

That is a 50 lesson course divided in 5 sections.

Section1: Getting Startet

Section 2: Building Your Own Traffic-Producing Website

Section 3: Making Money

Section 4: Mastering Social Engagement

Section 5: Achieving Maximum Success With You Content 


Down is a sample of the first section and the first 10 lessons


After this first section you go to the next one, that is – Building Your Own Traffic-Producing Website

The website

This is an interesting part of Wealthy Affiliate. When someone joins they will be given a high quality website.

Though if it is high quality it doesn’t mean that it is complicated. Actually it is the opposite it is very simple to set up, normally under 1 minute.

It is a WordPress site that will be hosted on Wealthy Affiliate’s own server called SiteRubix.

This site has some of the most useful and has integrated tools for website analysis, management, ranking, and security. It is very easy to use, and at the same time very fun. Building websites has never been so awesome before.

The site also has free SSL which means that the website is secure site that is almost impossible to hack. 27,195,900 hacking attempts were prevented this year.

A website is only as successful as the platform it is built on. With Wealthy Affiliate you are getting a website that rank in search engines Google, Yahoo and Bing. This websites will be run on a powerful, incredibly fast platform called SiteRubix and will deliver in a way that you can’t imagine. A website built at Wealthy Affiliate will lead to better rankings and more success.

Only these features prove that Wealthy Affiliate is not a scam.

The Community

Another amazing feature at Wealthy Affiliate is the Community.

The community consists of tens of thousands Wealthy Affiliate members who have been around for a while. Consistently they gained quite a lot of experience and knowledge.

As you will see on every lesson you go through, there in the end there will be a few persons who are ready to assist you if there is something that you didn’t quite understand so well or of you just want to clarify matter.

These people have voluntary put themselves there to help out. It is like to be in a classroom with not only one teacher but four to help you through every lesson.

Additionally, if you feel stuck in ANY area you can always get help from the Community. In the back office of Wealthy Affiliate you have the possibility to ask ANY question that might concern you regarding your business

The beauty of this is that there will always be someone there to help you. That is because the Community consists of tens of thousands persons spread out all over the world in 195 countries. So it doesn’t matter what time you put your question or concern, there will always be someone there to assist you. Normally you will get help within minutes.

Awesome!!!  Like a giant costumer service working 24/7.

The webinars

Every week a webinar is presented.


These webinars are conducted by a real expert who joined Wealthy Affiliate 2007. It means that he has stored up over 13 years of experience with Wealthy Affiliate and affiliate marketing. Do you think he is able to conduct a quality webinar?

I can confirm that he can. The webinars are like extra courses in addition to the regular training and always up to date on the latest on what is happening within the internet world and affiliate marketing.

The webinars are around 1 hours long followed by a Q&A session.

If it is not possible to attend in person, no panic! The webinars are recorded so it always possible to see them at a time convenient to you. I can mention that there are hundreds of webinars possible to watch

So what do you say? – What is the Wealthy Affiliate about a scam or what? — You be the judge.


How to join and what does it cost?

Actually Wealthy Affiliate is FREE to join. Why is that? Because Wealthy Affiliate want you to have a clear picture of this platform before you take any decision to upgrade. You don’t even need to reveal any credit card information when you join.

After you join you will have 7 days to explore Wealthy Affiliate as an upgraded member. I think that is fair enough!

If you during these 7 days decide to upgrade to premium membership you can do this for 60% discount, that is $19.

If you thereafter want to continue with Wealthy Affiliate (as many do) then it is $49 per month.

Is it worth it?

Is it worth to invest in your future? You can imagine that from now and 1 year ahead you could actually be a wealthy man or woman. This is little up to you. If you are ready roll up your sleeves and do some hard work, then it is more then possible. Anyone can do it with the right frame of mind.

I hope you liked the information in this post

You are more the welcome to leave a comment below and I will come back to you as soon as possible 

All the best 








































  1. Offering my experience. I have been with this community for a year now and I always get the responce and training I need. Right from the beginning the creators inform you to the facts. Affiliate marketing is not a get rich quick scheme.

    Which I liked and everything is taken step by step to make you understand. I have too read online about it maybe being a scam, which people can ask.

    In my experience the network is good and the best so far. If you follow the training and tips you will succed. It will take time and dedication, which no one can give you but yourself.

    Thanks for providing this article. 

    • I really agree with you. All who understand Wealthy Affiliate’s concept are likeminded.

      All the best


  2. HI Goran. Very interesting article. I started my own blog recently and I must admit that learning digital marketing is more complicated then I thought. Beginnings were challenging and I couldn’t imagine to do it only by myself. But wealthy affiliate is extremely helpful tool for all novices. With tons of transparent trainings, supporting community and webhosting support is best starting point for everyone who want to become full time affiliate marketer.

    • Thanks  for your comment Cogito

      Yes Wealthy Affiliate is the ultimate platform for learning blogging.

      All the best


  3. I like that they have webinars and that they have them often. I would like to launch a site about eco-friendly energy. And review the vast diversity of products available. But to launch a site I need to learn the basics of how to use WordPress and even how to befriend Google. Thank you very much for pointing out Wealthy Affiliate.

    • Thanks for you comment, Ann. 

      Just take it step by step.

      By the way, eco friendly energy sounds very interesting.

      All the best


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