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Five Questions

You just became an affiliate with GDI, now what? It’s time to ask yourself some serious questions. These five questions will help set you on the right track!

  1. What am I trying to accomplish? Why did you join GDI? To earn extra income? Utilize the domain? Addressing why you joined in the first place will help you to set goals and stay focused.
  2. How much time am I willing to give to build my team? Allocate set blocks of time to building your business. Whether it’s just a few hours a week or a few days make sure time is scheduled solely for GDI.
  3. How will I build my network? Who are going to reach out to? Will you use social media? Create a blog? Market offline? Create a plan of action to build your network.
  4. What will I use my domain for? GDI offers several options for your .WS domain. Learn more about them in your Members Area and get started.
  5. When will I know I have succeeded? In order to celebrate your successes, you need to know what they are. Set goals for WebSite hits, new teams members, and bonuses achieved. Celebrate each success and keep moving forward.

Now get started!



The Beginner Checklist

You’ve just made the great decision of joining GDI and working to build income for life. What next? Here are 10 great ideas to take advantage of as a GDI beginner.

  1. Find out how to contact your upline. To confirm who your upline is, log in to your Members Area and select Upline in the left hand navigation. Here you can see who your upline members are and the ways you can contact them.
  2. Build a relationship with your upline. Now that you know how to contact your upline, take advantage of this. Build a relationship with your upline and ask for help as needed.
  3. Follow us on social media. We share great information, news and answers to your questions on our social media sites. For a list of where you can find us, click here.
  4. Know who to ask for help. With GDI, you’re never too far form live help. Reach out to support@website.ws and 760-602-6000 for technical issues. For other issues, feel free to ask us and your fellow affiliates for help on our social media sites. Don’t forget to reach out to your upline, they should be your first line of help as a beginner.
  5. Head to the forums. GDI has an expansive and long running forum at www.Talk.ws Here you can post new questions and topics and search for answers or just browse old threads for ideas.
  6. Select your site. Part of what makes GDI so powerful is the .WS domain, so make sure you use it! When you first sign up with GDI you should decide what kind of site you would like. Do you want to take advantage of our replicated sites, SiteBuilder, WordPress or hosting? You can always adjust this setting, too. Log into your Members Area to either DNS of Replicated Sites to select the service that is right for you.
  7. Consider blogging. Blogging is a great way to help build your business and show visitors that you’re committed. GDI offers blogging platforms with SiteBuilder and WordPress and allows you to host your already created blog with us.
  8. Share your site. Your website is only as powerful as the people viewing it, so get it out there! Share your site and opportunity on social networks, email friends and ask others to share.
  9. Step outside of your comfort zone. Don’t attack your friends and family with the opportunity. You need to step a bit out of your comfort zone to build new networks and get connected with others. Reach out to old coworkers, local small business owners and entrepreneurs. They might be interested in GDI and they might put you in contact with people in their network.
  10. Set goals. Set beginner goals, achievable goals and reach goals. Keep assessing and moving your goals. If you do not set goals, how can you be sure when you have been successful?

I Just Signed Up, Now What?

Congratulations on becoming a part f GDI. If you’re wondering how to get started, read on! Also check our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts for useful information.

Check Out Your Members Area

Now that you’ve joined GDI, it’s time to get acquainted. Log into your members area and start exploring. Check out the great plugins and add-ons we have. Learn more about our offers like gift cards and discounts on business cards and make sure all your information is correct and up to date so we can get you those checks when you start to earn them.

Decide If You Want to Go Premium

You can sign up as a premium user or upgrade at any time. Check out our blog post on going premium to learn all the details. But, in short, premium means bigger pay outs and upgrades on some of our tools like the Inviter. Going premium now also ensures you are qualified to access and purchase top IDNs before it’s opened to the public.

What Kind of Site Would You Like?

Do you want a replicated site, your own GDI opportunity site, or a site for your own separate business? The quicker you decide and set up you site, the sooner you can reach your personal goals. GDI’s replicated sites are great, but you can also use WordPress to create your own site for your opportunity or own business. Be sure the messaging on your site is clean and clear and that you have a call to action. For more tips for your site, check out our blog post here.

Check Out Our Plug Ins

As a GDI member, you have access to some great site add-ons. Check out your Members Area
“Plug Ins” on the left hand navigation to see how you can get your site set up with WordPress, a photo gallery or message board. All of these plug ins are super easy to add and activate. Learn more about these plug ins and where you can find them, and how to use them at our You Tube tutorial page.

Start Building Your Downline

Regardless of why you signed up, GDI gives you the opportunity to make money and Income for Life! So get connected with your network through social media, your new website or even offline to share the GDI opportunity.  Check out these past posts for how to generate leads.