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SiteBuilder Tips and Tricks

SiteBuilder is an easy to use tool to build your WebSite. Here’s three ways you can make the most of your SiteBuilder WebSite.

Add a Blog

If you to add a blog but don’t want to use WordPress you still can. You can have just that with the SiteBuilder blog plugin. Head to your SiteBuilder Main Menu and select the Plugins tab on the left hand side. Check the Active box to the right of the Blog plugin. You will then be prompted to name your blog. Once your blog is named you will be taken to the editor for your first post. Your blog is now ready to go!

Embed Video

Embedding YouTube videos into your SiteBuilder pages is very easy, and requires no HTML knowledge. Edit the page you would like and navigate to Add on Page>Text. Select the Source tab on the bottom. Keep that window open and head to YouTube in a new window or tab and navigate to the video you wish to add on YouTube. Then click Share>Embed just below it. A code will appear in a box, copy that code. Now head back to the text box in SiteBuilder and paste your code and select submit. Drag the newly created box to your desired spot and save or publish your page. Preview your page to make sure the video is correct and playing. preview. Your video will be embedded and ready to play.

Add Banners and Buttonssitebuilder Buttons

The banners offered in the toolbox are a great addition to any website, whether your site is explicitly promoting the opportunity or not. The banners act as an advertisement for your GDI business. Each banner is customized to your account to ensure that when visitors click on a banner they will be redirected a to GDI promotional page with you as the sponsor, inviting them to learn more and submit their contact information.To add a banner to you SiteBuilder site navigate to your page editor then select Add on Page>Tools>Banners

The buttons offered in the SiteBuilder tools can serve a variety of purposes. You can invite people to sign up right away with you as their sponsor, watch the movie or learn more with our different buttons offered. These buttons are powerful as they are bright and stand out from text, inviting people to click on learn more. To add a button to you SiteBuilder site navigate to your page editor then select Add on Page>Tools>Buttons.

Social Proof: Do You Have It?

What is Social Proof?

Social proof is the verification of a business, idea or practice by other users. When it comes to GDI and affiliate marketing, this refers to the testimonials, emails and confirmation you receive that affirm that GDI works and that your team is legitimate. Having social proof is a great way to put new and potential team members at ease and build faith in your business. There a few easy ways you can start building social proof right now.


Testimonials are a simple way to show social proof and are very easy to acquire. If you have a satisfied team member or any person you have worked with, reach out to them and ask for a few words on their experience with you. Compile all these notes with the names of each person who submitted them and share them in a section on your website. This common practice for businesses and anyone visiting you site will know where to find real opinions from real people who have worked with you. GDI does this, too!


At GDI, we are lucky enough to receive lots of positive comments on the blog and our Facebook page. These comments show social proof to anyone visiting either site, but why not take it a step further? If you get a great comment on your blog, take a screen shot and feature it on your next blog post or a side bar in your web page. These comments will show visitors that others are having a positive experience working with you.

Have you been using social proof all along? Tell us about it!

Complete WordPress Tutorial Part:I

1. Thanks to GDI, you do not have to go through the process of registering with WordPress. It’s an option we offer through your account, so you just need to follow the next steps to get started. To access your already created account with WordPress, navigate to your Members Area then to Plugins>WordPress and toggle the on/off button to “On.” The link that appears below with the format blog.yoursite.ws is where you blog will exist.

a. You can have up to five (5) blogs with your GDI membership. To set your blog as your primary webpage simply click the options button to the right of the URL you would like in the plugin area and select “set to primary.”

2. Click on that link to see what your blog currently looks like. If you haven’t made any changes to it, it should look like this. Maybe you like this format just fine and want to start posting, or maybe you want to change it completely. Either way you need to access the backend to do these things. WordPress calls the main area of the backend the “dashboard.”

3. To access the backend or dashboard, simply return to your plugin area. Near the URL of your blog or site, you will see an edit button. Clicking the edit button will bring you to the Log In area for WordPress. Your user name and password are same as your Members Area user name and password.

4. Once you have successfully entered your user name and password you will be taken to the backend of your blog, the “dashboard.” Which should look like the image below. Your dashboard is you main backend area in WordPress where you will be able to find everything you need.

5. If you are happy with the way your blog currently looks, then you can being publishing blog posts. To create a new blog post, navigate to “Posts” on the left hand side of the dashboard. When you click on “Posts” or any of the titles on the left hand side, a submenu will appear. In the “Posts” submenu you will see Add New, Categories and Post Tags. When you click on Posts, WordPress will take you by default to a list of your past posts, this will appear on the right hand side. WordPress automatically populates a post, which you will see in the list. You can delete that post by selecting Trash from the options that will appear if you hover your mouse over the post title.