Wealthy Affiliate Review 2017 – An Insider’s Confession

A lot has happened over the past 4 years, and as I looked back at what I’ve done to this point, I am amazed by how far I’ve come.

You may have seen my income disclosure over the past few years, and I’ve shared all the difficulties and struggles I’ve faced to get to this point.

If you haven’t seen them yet, you can check them out below:

And, here’s my latest story about how I fired my boss in August 2017 and never looked back.

So now, another year has gone, and I know some of my followers would want to know what my results are.

Here it is:

January 2017



That’s $5,698.50 in January 2017

February 2017



That’s $5,848.00 in February 2017

March 2017


IB_Mar 17

That’s $7,578.50 in March 2017

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Why am I sharing this with YOU?

The reason I am sharing my results with you is not to brag, I want you to know that it is POSSIBLE to make money online.

4 years ago, I wouldn’t believe that it is possible.

I was in your position doubting any kind opportunities and second guessing my own abilities.

While I’ve fallen victim to many opportunity scams, and hit a point where I wanted to give up on my dreams, but what kept me forward was HOPE.

You see, after graduating from college, I knew I didn’t want to work for other people for the rest of my life, so I’ve ventured out to find the vehicle that will bring me to my success.

So, Here’s My Story on How I found the Vehicle to Success…

I started out as a Multi-Level Marketer, and I joined Prudential, an insurance company, after I failed on my first venture.

I had some success with the insurance company, but that wasn’t what I had in mind for success (having to work 12 hours a day, doing cold calls and meeting clients).

I’m a lazy person in nature, and what I have in mind is a carefree life by the beach. Who wouldn’t want that, right?

But, there is always a trade off. You have to be hardworking to achieve what you want.

So, here I am, working hard to be lazy in the future.

scams-lost-moneyI was beaten down so many times after my insurance venture, I even ventured into trading and investing, but I’ve lost more than $6,000 in a single trade.

That money that I’ve lost, was money borrowed from my mum, I didn’t even dare to tell her till this day, but I did pay her back with my little savings from my full time job.

Yes, it was because of the setback that I have to find a full time job. To be honest, I was devastated after that setback, but I got myself together and tried again.

This time, I was in search for opportunities online.

But, honestly, the internet is full of noises and with so many “gurus” claiming that making money online is as easy as ABC.

My god, I’ve got conned into those programs so many times and wasted thousands of dollars, yet again.

I thought that was my last straw and I was ready to raise the white flag.

But, a thought came to my mind that if I don’t succeed online, then I can give up on my dreams forever.

So, again, I pressed on, and after passing by a few more scams, I finally found Wealthy Affiliate.

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Why Wealthy Affiliate Caught My Eye?

Have you ever bought a make money online program where it walks you through step by step to make money?

Almost every other programs work this way, right?

But, each step that you’ve taken, there is always something more that you have to pay in order to unlock more information, right?

I believe 99% of the make money online programs works this way, and you’ll probably spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars in the end.

wealthy-affiliate-featureWhen I was introduced to Wealthy Affiliate, I was really skeptical.

As you know, each time you are being scammed, it gets harder for you to pull out your credit card to trust a program again.

But I thought Wealthy Affiliate was different, because I didn’t have to pull out my credit card, and I get to create a free starter membership which unlocks 10 lessons of the Wealthy Affiliate course. If you want to learn more about what Wealthy Affiliate has to offer, you can check it out here, but if you want to join Wealthy Affiliate immediately, you can do it here.

Honestly, I’ve learned much more from those 10 lessons than those programs I’ve paid thousands for.

If you don’t believe me, you can try it out yourself.

Soon after I’ve completed the 10 lessons, I realize the value of Wealthy Affiliate and what it can do for me.

I’ve learnt that once you’ve upgraded to the premium membership, you gain access to the entire system. It means that there is nothing more that you have to buy after the premium membership.

And, to me, that’s simply awesome.

The Real Struggle Begins…

Wealthy Affiliate is not a one-stop business solution where you just need to plug and play, and expect the moolah to roll in.

It is sort of like a university of online business.

It teaches you how to set up an online affiliate business that is based on your passion.

wealthy-affiliate-struggleI’ll be honest that it took me several tries before I’ve gotten some results.

There was a point of time, while I was a premium member of Wealthy Affiliate, I wanted to quit because I didn’t get any results after putting in so much effort.

Even with the help of Wealthy Affiliate, you are not guaranteed success, but if you keep progressing, there is a chance for you to succeed.

You see, there is no guaranteed success in this world. Those who can guarantee your success are out there for your money.

To be successful with Wealthy Affiliate, you have to take a leap of faith and keep moving forward.

I’ve shared my story on how I made my first dollar online in 2015. It took me 4 grueling months to earn my first commission.

The hardship I’ve been through and the sacrifices I’ve made towards my relationship with my fiancee (My wife now), was finally paid off with that single commission.

It was $8, and you may think that I am crazy because it is just a mere sum, but I know that my online business is finally working (saw my results?).

I didn’t do something extravagant to grow my business after my first commission, but I just kept doing what I was taught in Wealthy Affiliate, and that’s all!

It was through the help of Kyle and Carson, the founders of Wealthy Affiliate, and some Wealthy Affiliate members, that I’ve gotten to where I am today.

From the bottom of my heart, these guys genuinely want you to succeed.

And, I truly want you to succeed as well.

Because of what Wealthy Affiliate has done for me, I want to pay it back to the people who truly wants to succeed online. For some, they already know that I am very active, in terms of providing help, in the Wealthy Affiliate community.

If you are looking for a program that can guide you step by step to be successful online, and you are also looking for a mentor to assist you along the way, then, join me in Wealthy Affiliate.

My Sincere Advice to You

If your story is similar to mine, I think this might help you shorten your path to success.

Wealthy Affiliate is truly an amazing stepping stone for anyone who wants to start an online business.

Don’t take my word for it, there are thousands of people who are now running a self-sustainable online business.

When you sign up to the free starter membership, type the keyword “first commission” in the search bar at the top, and you will find hundreds of success stories.

In Wealthy Affiliate, we genuinely want you to succeed, all you have to do is to believe in yourself that you can make it, and we will do our best to guide you to your success.

Phew! I think I’ve confessed my entire experience with Wealthy Affiliate. I hope you will gain the much needed help like I did when I first started.

Looking forward to see you on the other side.

Your pal,



  1. Shawn E Monro says:

    I joined….and then cancelled….Wealthy Affiliate because I thought I had found a better opportunity elsewhere. I was mistaken!! I found myself inside a deal that would have cost me thousands of dollars that I wasn’t prepared to spend. Now, after reading your reviews, and the brief but positive experience I had with Wealthy Affiliate, I am interested in returning. Is this possible?

    1. You are always welcome back in Wealthy Affiliate Shawn.

      You can either create a new account with a new email address, or you can use the same login you previously had.

      Hope you can benefit from Wealthy Affiliate like many of us did.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  2. Phoebe Warren says:

    Hi Jack, this is probably going to sound like a dumb question but can you give an example of what you mean when you say….”if you work very hard on your website”. How does one work hard on a website? I get it that one would spend long hours on the computer but what I cant get my head around is what else would you be doing once the site in live?
    Also, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your story. Wow! Very inspiring!


    1. Hey Phoebe,

      Sorry I didn’t make that clear. A website is just a web property, and no one will even find your website unless it gains some traction.

      The most important thing about having a website is the purpose. What exactly is your purpose for setting up this website?

      Is it to provide good knowledge and information to the people on the internet regarding a specific topic? There must be a purpose for every website, otherwise, your website will not be seen or trusted.

      So, the “work” really is to create content that draws traffic to your website and to instill trust in the people who’ve visited your website.

      I hope this explains? Let me know if you need more clarity.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  3. I had been trying to do affiliate marketing since 2009-2012 and always failed miserably.

    Your post gave me hope that I can succeed, too. I am just looking for a trustworthy coach to help me get started.

    I still have some hesitations in joining WA but I am very much interested.

    I can’t sign up for a free trial in WA since I’m from the Philippines so I am quite hesitant to join.

    1. Hi Onins,

      I honestly believe that WA lead you to success with affiliate marketing.

      You’ll surround yourself with a lot of successful affiliate marketers and you’ll also work on your affiliate marketing business a step at a time.

      Having great support is one of the key to success, and WA has it. Support from fellow affiliate marketers is what got me to my success as well.

      Yes, the free starter membership is not available to your country, you’ll be able to join WA premium directly.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  4. Ridwan Jaafar says:

    Hi Jack, I really appreciate your write up on Wealthy Affiliate. I can feel a sense of genuineness in your writing. I will definitely look into WA and use your affiliate link to sign up for the Premium membership after going through the initial 10 course modules. Keep up the good work.

    1. Hi Ridwan,

      Unfortunately, it doesn’t work this way.

      When you have an account with Wealthy Affiliate, even if you clicked on my referral link to sign up to the premium membership, that person who got you to create the account will get the credit.

      If you want me to benefit from your sign up or you want me to be your personal mentor, you’ll have to create an account directly through my affiliate link.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  5. Hi Jack,

    Great to see your success. One payment proof relates to the Wealthy Affiliate. Would you please tell me the name of second site from where you are earning and it is from this site?

  6. I’m interested in Wealthy Affiliate. You mentioned that mentoring helped you get to the next level. Is that something that is offered at an extra price or did you just reach out to the community asking for help and some people came alongside and offered their help? I’m planning on investing in mentorship this year, 2018, and Wealthy Affiliate sounds like a good start. Is it possible to build the income you saw within a year or a few months of starting the program if you put your nose to the grindstone and work 12-hour days? Thanks for your help!

    1. Hi Michelle,

      There’s no extra charge once you are a premium member. Ask whatever questions you can in the community, those people are really very helpful.

      If you work very hard on your website, it would take at least 2 to 3 months to see some results, and if you continue with that effort, you can definitely find some success within the year. But, there’s really no guarantee. My advise is if you do not see results in your 4th month, ask the community for help. That’s what helped me in the past.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  7. Eduardo Salonga says:

    hi im interested in this program how we can start?

    1. Hi Eduardo,

      You can start by joining the free starter membership here.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  8. Hello Jack! Great job!! Do you have multiple niche sites? Or only this one? I want to buy WA membership.
    Thank you!

    1. Thanks Emmanuel! I have another called barenakedmarketing.com.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  9. Hi Jack. I was reading through the informatio on wealth affliate online. Im in Namibia. I am educated with degrees and working full time but my salary is not enough. I tried networking business but the commission is high little and there is not growth. I am interested to try WA perhaps it will take me far.

    Which country are you Jack? And if i am in Namibia will wealthy affliate pay me in US dollars or in Namibian currency?

    1. Hi Maria,

      I’m in Singapore, and Wealthy Affiliate will pay you in USD. You just need to have a paypal account to receive commission from Wealthy Affiliate if you choose to promote it.

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  10. Hi Jack, I am interested in this and may go forward. I guess the one obstacle I have is that I am not passionate about anything. I LIKE golf, I LIKE Touch Rugby, I lIKE fishing… I think you get the picture. I like things but am not Passionate about them.

    I get the feeling you need passion to succeed?????

    1. Passion is one thing, consistency is another. You can have the passion but if you are not consistent with what you do, you will fail. However, I do see people who succeed without any specific passion.

      So, my take is “Consistency” trumps “Passion”.

      Hope this helps!
      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

  11. jack I am here to thank you for bare naked scam I was waiting for the 2017 update .

    I got interested in WA thru your review about a year ago. I joined in January 2017.

    went premium immediately. liked everything about WA. picked WA affiliate program as my niche. had a setback on deciding name for website halted my lessons there read several ebooks on how to blog from prominent well known bloggers. gotta know how to everything I was going to would have been a mistake . now confident that I can submit good content, must agree WA is not a one stop shop.

    pick up where I left off in my bootcamp and online certification bought my website in may. I will always be eternally grateful thank you. will keep in touch.

    1. Awesome Lee Bray! I hope you will find success soon!

      ~Jack (BareNakedScam)

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