Online Technology Training Has Its Ups and Downs

student_in_front_of_laptopYou can learn quite a bit from prosperous and unsuccessful companies in the online tech education space. Companies like Wealthy Affiliate, an online marketing technology training company founded in 2005 by Kyle and Carson can provide great insight. They are internet entrepreneurs from Victoria British Columbia Canada. The company has since been overseeing internet marketing and online business support and training to over hundreds of thousands of people, businesses, and other organizations and in the process, connecting them as well.

The company has set up a development team that consists of programmers, support team, content developers, server managers, code management team, and the two co-founders. Wealthy Affiliate works by recruiting members or allowing individuals to become a member by simply choosing a passion or interest and turning it into a successful marketing business. If you log onto their site, you will find four steps to becoming a successful member:


Choose an interest: This is where you come up with an idea.

Build a website: This involves creating a website based on the concept that you have selected.

Attract visitors: Here you attract people to your site to build your business. The company makes it clear, more people equals more opportunity.

Earn revenue: This fourth phase involves promotion and selling of products through special programs called affiliate programs. You earn revenue, which is a 75% commission if the traffic you send to the company website buys products.

Reviews and complaints

However, few companies have the luxury of dodging complaints. This review will highlight some of the complaints/reviews. One of the complaints that you will find sprinkled throughout the many reviews is the loss of “write access” which removes the freedom to ask questions, post comments, and interact with the Wealthy Affiliate community. Another complaint has been from people who claim the education is a swindle. Nevertheless, most reviews have been positive and the company has been praised for its benefits. Click here to see more Wealthy Affiliate reviews/complaints.


As you already know, the starter membership is free while the premium membership goes for $47 per month or $359 yearly. However, if you upgrade within the seven days of the free membership, you get to pay $19 per month.



One of the advantages of this company is that it is free to start.

The co-founders and other experts participate in discussions or rather the company forums actively.

Wealthy Affiliate primary objective is to offer support and training to its members and make sure they achieve success. All you need is your passion or interest allowing anyone to follow his or her dreams, talents, etc. to make money. Wealthy Affiliate offers training’s and lessons on how to build online businesses or scaling existing businesses. Anyone can join, irrespective of age, profession, among other things.


You only have full access or freedom to interact with the company community that entails other expertise for only seven days after which you have to go premium to continue enjoying the freedom.

Lastly, most reviews from users have majorly described their experience as spectacular. If you have been keen on the reviews, you will notice that almost everyone thinks it is too good to be true with others thinking it is a scam. Anyway, so far so good, most users have encouraged people to join and exploit their potential.

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