Some may think that the best what to know how to avoid affiliate marketing scams is to simply not participate in anything. The good side of that approach is that you will absolutely be right. However, on the bad side there are actual opportunities such as Wealthy Affiliate that will be missed. When I first got started with WA I did so as a free member without any commitment nor interest in upgrading. I went through all their free training, checked out support and participated in the corresponding community.
I did this for good reason. I’d spent over $1500 on a program before, just to name one of many investments. Unfortunately, I had nothing to show for it. It wasn’t because this was a scam necessarily, but rather it just didn’t fit my personality though I was hoping it would. After completing all the free training with WA I realized there was something here and upgraded. In the first 30 days, I made over 3K. I’m not going to suggest that it will be the same for everyone, because it won’t. However, that has been my experience. [Read more…]