How to Sell Herbal Products

Despite the fact that there are lots of companies and individuals who sell herbal products online, there is still room for you to come aboard and make money.  This is possible because of the many variety of brands available, and the competition among companies to have their products to sell herbal products

The first key to your success as an online health seller is the necessity for you to have a great love for seeing others enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

The second key is to be a convincing promoter by giving your audience a personal experience with some of the products you are promoting.  This makes it easier to  write about the product and makes your content more believable.  It gains trust for you and your website and then prompts a visitor to follow through with a purchase.

The third key is to affiliate with companies whose products you can promote.  There are many companies who are willing to pay affiliates to advertise or promote their products for a percentage of the sale.  It is generally not difficult to become an affiliate, it only takes filling out a simple application online.  Upon acceptance, you are provided with links and banners which you place on your website for the convenience of your visitors.

The fourth key is to have a website which will be effective in attracting visitors and making customers.  Your website becomes your storefront, and therefore you want to present yourself in the best possible light.  How the world sees you is important to your success.

The next key is training.  To get you started in selling herbal products online you should begin your training at Wealthy Affiliate — an online community which covers A to Z on creating a business online.

I can actually recommend Wealthy Affiliate to you, because that’s just how I got started.  I have always had a dream of owning a herb store, and through their free program, I was able to create a fantastic website promoting and selling herbal products most of which I have used.

The training is extensive and thorough, and any individual can come in and try the program free before committing fully.  Despite the thoroughness of the program, it is simple and un-pressured.  There is no better way, in my opinion, to get started than by going through the training for your herb business at Wealthy Affiliate.

I hope I have answered your questions on how to sell herbal products.  If you have any other questions, feel free to leave them in the comment box below and you can expect a reply.

Success to you!



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How to Spot a Scam

It is very important for us retirees to avoid falling prey to unscrupulous people who try to steal our hard-earned money from us.  That is why I have decided to make you aware of how to spot a scam, and how to avoid them.

As a student at Wealthy Affiliate University I have learnt that there are eight things which let you know that a site or a business is a scam, and I shall lay out these things for you in this post.

No Contact for Support. 

Have you ever visited a site and cannot find a telephone number or an email address or anything so that you can speak to someone?  What are they hiding?  Any reputable business who values their customers would provide a means to assist them with questions.

A 60-day Guarantee.

Normally you might think that if a person or company offers a guaranty on their product, then they are legit.  But maybe not.  60-day guarantees can mean that the person is using a clickbank product of low quality and has to keep re-enforcing a guarantee so that the person reading can become comfortable and be lulled into buying.

Video Only

If a sales page has no written content to explain the program or product, but merely offers a video for you to watch, then more than likely that product would be a scam, because an explanation of the program is needed so that a person can have a clear understanding and a written commitment of the author.


I have seen several sites where they would get you in for a low price, and the minute you spend your money they are offering you additional products to complete the package or program.  If you see this, don’t be fooled.

Claims of Huge Success

We all know that it takes time and energy to accomplish anything successfully.  Yet many sites promise that you would make large amounts of money in a short amount of time.  Don’t trust them.

Promotion By a Guru

Gurus sometimes band together to promote each other’s products.  I suppose their thinking is that ‘since I am a guru, the public will believe me’.  Don’t buy.

Glamorous  Pictures

Avoid sites which promote their products with pictures of very expensive items such as luxury cars, etc.  All that glitters is not gold.

I hope this page has helped you to understand how some opportunities that are presented on the internet are not always legitimate.  We must avoid the scams.

One opportunity that I promote which stands clear of all these tactics is Wealthy Affiliate, and I extend the invitation to you to visit our community where you can learn and create free of charge.  If after you feel comfortable and would like to expand, you can decide to become a paid partner, but that decision would be up to you.  No pressure is made, just a door is open for you.

Find out more by clicking this banner.

Here’s to Good Success!


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Spreading The Word

A question was posed by a new affiliate in the WA classroom recently.  She asked:

If I refer someone to WA how do I get credit for it?

One of the good things about Wealthy Affiliate is that they are concerned with everyone’s success, and therefore they have made provisions to reward everyone who similarly takes an interest in other people’s success.

Not only does WA encourage others to create their own niche by using affiliate programs, but they themselves are an affiliate program and pays handsomely for each referral their affiliates get.


As an affiliate of WA you are given your own unique affiliate link, and you can use that link to market your WA affiliate business on your social networks, or any of your blogs or websites.  They also provide a total of 20 banners from which you can choose.

You can access these tools from your profile page.  At the top of the page there is a symbol of an airplane.  When you click on the airplane a drop-down menu appears, from which you can choose either “links and tracking” or “banners”, and that gives you your unique affiliate link.  You can see an example of this on my profile page which you can access here.


For each referral you make to Wealthy Affiliate you earn a handsome commission which makes it worthwhile to spread the word.  Depending on which membership the person chooses, the commission would be between $11 and $22 monthly recurring income besides the initial signup commission.

Affiliates are paid on the first of every month via Paypal.  There is great value in becoming a member of Wealthy Affiliate, not only financially because of the commissions, but also because of the extensive knowledge and information they provide to enable entrepreneurs to have a successful business.  Besides the classes they offer even as a free member, there is a whole community of experts who respond to any questions you may have outside of the classrooms.

I am confident that anyone who is looking to gain residual income and who is willing to put in the time and effort it takes to learn and follow instructions, will be able to make a substantial income at Wealthy Affiliate.

I hope this answer any other questions you may have had.  If there are any others lurking in the background of your mind, please feel free to write them in the comments below, and I will get back to you with the answer.

In the meantime, check us out by  reading my review here.

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Let’s Build a Website!

If you are retired and reading this blog, that tells me that you have an active mind and a desire to learn new things and accomplish more with your life.  Am I right?  So, let’s build a website together.


I love the thrill of creating things from scratch and watching a project evolve into a work of art.  How about you?  I never seem to get tired of experimenting with projects and learning new programs.  Not all projects, mainly computer projects.  That’s why I have built eight different websites with different themes, so building one more doesn’t bore me.

Are You Ready?

We are going to build a website using WordPress. If you are unfamiliar with WordPress, then I will take a moment to introduce this platform to you.


WordPress is a publishing software which you can install on your computer, and which allows you to create articles as pages or posts without having to know or learn HTML.  That means you can type as you would regularly type in WORD or any other word processor, and WordPress does the rest in making it web-worthy.

WordPress comes in various themes – meaning they do not all look alike.  Your site can look a lot different from any other site – depending on your own creativity and your likes and dislikes.  Each theme might have its own uniqueness, but the basic structure is the same for all.

Your Site Name

You would begin creating your site by first deciding on a name.  The name of your site should reflect what it’s about.  This is also called your Niche.  A word about your niche.  A niche is defined as ‘a specialized segment of the market for a particular product or service’.  To break that down — you would choose a product, hobby, service or anything else that is dear to your heart and about which you have a strong desire to write and share.  You will find that there are many other people around the world who have that same interest – and that would be your niche.  Therefore, because it is something that’s near to your heart, you most likely would take a lot of pleasure in sharing your thoughts, experiences and advice with others.

Choosing the Look of Your Site

As I mentioned before, WordPress has thousands of “looks” or themes from which you can choose.  You will take some time to go through the samples that they give you, which will show the layout of the theme.  When you find one that you think you would like, you would activate it and you’re on your way.  If you change your mind along the way, that’s not a problem either – you can always change the theme without starting over from the beginning.

An excellent source of information is available to you in a video by Kyle at Wealthy Affiliate.  It is a walk-through which will give you a visual demonstration of the process.  It can be found here.


The process to get started is very quick, and you’ll be proud of your accomplishment.  Take time NOW to review the video, and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to leave them in the comments section for me.


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Wealthy Affiliate Review – Surviving After Retirement

Name: Wealthy Affiliate
Price: Starter Membership, $0 (Join Here)
Price: Premium Membership, $49/month OR $359/year (Join Here)
Owners: Kyle & Carson
Overall Rank: 98 out of 100
Who it’s for: Newbie – Expert

Introduction to Wealthy Affiliate

Wealthy Affiliate is a legitimate online business which teaches ordinary people the techniques of creating and maintaining their own business on the internet.

As the name suggests, the main objective of Wealthy Affiliate is ‘affiliate marketing‘.  This opportunity has created a space where everyone can come and unite with others of the same mindset and vision to achieve their individual goals without feeling lost or unequipped.

Each individual can draw upon the success and/or strengths of other individuals who share their ups and downs while developing an online presence.  Each member who joins is encouraged to pursue their own dreams, to fulfill their own desires, to create their own niche, all along counting on the support and help of the owners and the community.

The Reason For Joining Wealthy Affiliate

Most people are afraid to step out on their own and start a new venture because they are afraid of failing, they may be afraid of not being able to grasp concepts or they may have other secret fears. This is particularly true in the vastness of the internet where many opportunities turn out to be scams or do not live up entirely to the message of their ads.

Wealthy Affiliate puts all those fears to rest. No man is an island at Wealthy Affiliate. People from all sorts of backgrounds and from all over the world are flocking to Wealthy Affiliate because of the safety it provides, and the concern expressed over and over again by the owners who instituted the platform, as well as by the members.

There are several members who have been with Wealthy Affiliate for years, and there are others who join on a daily basis.  Below you can see a sampling of the network I had created in less than a month after becoming a member.


Training and Tools

At Wealthy Affiliate there is training for all levels of expertise — from brand new beginner to experienced networker.  The training includes –

  • Live Weekly Training Classes
  • Question and Answer Periods
  • Organized Classrooms (on specific topics)
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Video Training, Tutorial Training
  • Task Based Courses

Wealthy Affiliate Classrooms

One of the key elements taught is the necessity of having a website and marketing that website effectively.  Therefore there are tools offered by Wealthy Affiliate which are an integral part of the membership.  There is no need to go elsewhere to purchase tools for your website or to make your business a success.











Here are a list of other tools provided by Wealthy Affiliate:

  • Keyword & Competition Research Tool
  • WordPress Express (3 click website builder)
  • Low Competition, Cherry Picked Keyword Lists
  • State of the Art, Unlimited Cloud Hosting (Premium Members)
  • Access to over 2,400 website templates/themes
  • Ability to add over 30,000 different “features” to your website
  • Rapid Writer, your content “friend”

Support System

One of the greatest benefits you can derive on becoming a member of Wealthy Affiliate is being part of the community that exists.  As I mentioned before the community spirit is a great motivation for newbies.  Some of the ways the community supports and encourages each other is as follows:

  • Live, 24/7/365 Chat
  • Interactive Discussions
  • Live Question & Answer periods
  • Private 1-on-1 support with ME
  • Private access to community experts

If you click on my profile link you will get an example of the interactionscreenshot2 in the community as people ask questions, make comments, and give advice.

The Cost To You

Wealthy Affiliate has only two memberships.  FREE and Premium.

The comparison chart below shows you the differences.  Rest assured that service and support are given with the same sincerity and professionalism regardless of whichever option you choose.


Finally, I recommend Wealthy Affiliate as the place to start your online business because it is a legitimate business opportunity.  If you want to avoid all the scams which are currently on the internet, you cannot find a safer place than Wealthy Affiliate.  There is no high pressure sales, it is entirely up to you whether you commit to your business or not, but along the way you will get all the training and support you need to satisfy your wants and to fulfill your dream.

Many people who join Wealthy Affiliate do so because there they find friends who will listen to their problems (business or not) and give encouragement, sympathy and understanding.  Wealthy Affiliate brings the world together to care for and share with each other.

This is my honest opinion.

Need a Friend?  Join Us.

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