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What Is YLDist.com?
YLDist.com provides Young Living business builders with a fully compliant, pre-made website that is easily duplicated for your downline. Our website is updated regularly and every update is free of charge, for the lifetime of your subscription. The website we provide focuses on education and clarification using YL approved and refined information, all presented in a non-overwhelming way to convert a prospect into a Young Living wholesale member. This is a robust and easily duplicatable website that makes your business building efforts easier because when your new recruit wants a website just like yours, it is easy. We believe in making it easy for a brand new prospect and not overwhelming them. All our websites come with a host of features at no additional cost.
The site starts out with a default look, but you can customize it in many ways to suit your own likes and personality. Please see the section on “customizing” to find out how much you can customize it.
Our layout and design was done by an EXPERT in website usability so that your site is the most effective it can be.
You can see the USA demo site by visiting HERE.
Are you AFFILIATED or APPROVED by Young Living?
YLDist.com is not affiliated with Young Living, Young Living partners or Young Living affiliates. We make it our main focus to be Young Living compliant in regards to essential oils and Young Living.
Our site has been reviewed by Young Living’s attorneys and we work closely with the Conduct department to ensure we follow all the rules. It is our full intention to stay 100% compliant so we do not change our verbiage unless updated information comes from Young Living.
Young Living provided us with a packet of information to put in our back office to ensure our website customers have access to all the correct information regarding sharing Young Living the right way.
All of our graphics are 100% compliant.
What Makes YLDist Different?
There are actually a lot of ways we are different. You might first notice our design (layout) is very different.
Our site (the one you get) was designed by a “usability” expert who knows that a PROPERLY DESIGNED marketing website is crucial. This is a very EXACT thing actually. It was designed with information and buttons being in the exact right places and producing a flow that is easy for your prospects to flow through the information seamlessly. Having a website designed by a “usability” expert is one of the single most important elements. These days nearly anyone can throw a website together!
We strive to bring our members the best support possible. We’re always monitoring our social media and support center system (located at http://yldist.com/contact-us/).
Support doesn’t end with helping, either. Each time we receive a support ticket, we quickly handle it and strive to make sure it can’t happen again (in the rare case it’s an actual bug).
We know this website is your business and we listen to our customer’s needs and work to bring to you the things you want most in a website – even if it has to go on a list of developments for later.
We’re designed to expand. We’ve created our websites in such a way that it allows us to continually improve and offer our members more features for the same price. Our low prices stay low because we understand “clean” code and operating procedures, eliminating the need for expensive hosting costs – so we can forward those savings to you.
We’re lightning fast, our dedicated server has an uptime of 99.9%!
Our site is designed to educate rather than hard sell or recruit. We’re not interested in creating just another ‘SELL, SELL, SELL’ website or have a website that looks more like a shady recruiting “business opportunity”. We want to give your prospects the chance to learn about essential oils without feeling like they are getting hard sold on something. We have found that once someone understands essential oils, they tend to want them for themselves – this makes the sale easy, so just send them to your website.
We provide you tools to help you expand. We provide everyone with the ability to have their own blog and events management, along with a lot of other tools and features to customize your website and make it more unique to you, to your personality and to your business, all at no additional cost.
YLDist is always improving. We’re always making our services better – there’s never a slow day in our office.
We invite you to read the reviews we’ve received from our customers: http://yldist.com/real-client-testimonials/
Are You Young Living Compliant?
All our facts and figures presented on our websites are compliant and completely Young Living approved. As things change, we change as well. This means that when the regulations change, we make those changes as fast as we can! Never worry again about being compliant. As a matter of fact, we remain compliant in all regions where we offer a website version.
How often do you UPDATE THE SITES?
As soon as we know of an update from Young Living, we work hard to bring that update to you. Our updates cover product information, pricing and any other website information. These updates are done daily. All minor updates are done every few days.
We pride ourselves in keeping up-to-date with all of Young Living’s changes. Our think-tank group is made of independent distributors just like you, and we know how important staying on top of updating our websites can be!
Are your websites easily viewed on MOBILE DEVICES?
Absolutely. Our websites use a technology we call ‘Fluid Design’ which ensures compatibility with every device on the market today. Having a mobile website is very important, particularly for your Young Living business because a huge percentage of users who will visit your website will do it from a mobile device.
How LONG DOES IT TAKE to get a website?
Our subscription process takes about 5 minutes. Once done, you’re instantly ready to fill in your personal information and start customizing your website! There’s no waiting to be activated, no waiting for approvals. It’s all done in the blink of an eye!
I’m not computer savvy, HOW EASY IS THIS?
Super easy. Our websites are designed to bring you everything you will need to present your prospects with professional information about Young Living Essential Oil products and complete information about the different premium starter kits. Once they are ready to sign up, a click of a button will send them to the Young Living website with all your membership information pre-filled!
Your only job is to enter your name, YL ID number, email etc. so your site is personalized to you. Look at our demo site here and you will see exactly what your site will look like (before you personalize it).
You can see the USA default site by visiting HERE.
You can see the CANADIAN default site by visiting HERE.
You can see the AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND default website by visiting HERE.
How do I PERSONALIZE my new website?
Just visit your own website, scroll to the very very bottom and click on MEMBER LOGIN. It is as easy as that!
How CUSTOMIZABLE would my site be?
We think this question might be faster answered by telling you what you can’t change.
We offer unlimited design customization allowing you to customize the colors, look and feel of your site including changing the background from a large selection of choices, uploading your own background, using a simple textured or single-colored background.
Or you could choose no background at all for a clean white look.
You can change the fonts and font size for everything you can read.
You can change the appearance of the buttons, even make them look 3-D, and have them match your favorite color scheme.
You are able to upload a logo for your title or just simply use beautiful fonts to make your website title look awesome.
This customization is where you can really let your personality and uniqueness shine – if you want. This is all completely optional and it’s done with a simple click of a button, in most cases. Just to ensure you can do this, we provide a recorded webinar training showing what each customizing option is for and how best to use it.
On the other hand, you will not be able to change our content, page basic layout or function. After all, we have to remain YL & FDA, HC and TGA compliant.
What if I am “COMPUTER CHALLENGED” and don’t want to customize?
That is totally fine because we believe we have created a beautiful design that you can use right from the start. All you need to do is go into the profile settings and fill in the spaces for your name, number, email etc. and you are in business!
What if I NEED HELP setting up my website?
We strive to bring our members the best support possible. We might miss a post from you on Facebook, but we are always monitoring our support email system (located here: http://yldist.com/contact-us/).
The easiest way to remember how to reach us is to simply visit your own website, scroll to the very very bottom and click on CONTACT YLDIST. It is as easy as that!
Even though setting up your personal information is easy, we know there are those who barely know how to surf the internet, and that is fine! No problem, we will not leave you floundering. We will help you setup your site and get it rolling.
Do you have a REFERRAL PROGRAM?
Yes, we sure do, we call it the Affiliate Referral System.
The YLDist.com Affiliate Referral system is fast, easy and generous. You will receive a special link to provide to others. When they click your referral link our system knows (behind the scene) that you are the one who referred them. You receive 10% of all Paid Signup’s you refer to us. This system is automated and processes payments once a month, usually by the 5th day of each month.
Can I use or buy my own personal DOMAIN NAME?
That is totally fine.
We realize some folks already have a domain name, or might want to get one. Most domain names can be easily redirected to your YLDist website. We recommend you use GoDaddy because they provide the redirect service for free.
Likewise, it is super important to not use “masking” when forwarding your domain name to your YLDist website because it will cause your website not to work correctly on mobile and you will not be able to log in and customize it, as well as a host of other issues for a person going to your website. Oh, and masking just looks suspicious.
Do I have to have a personal DOMAIN NAME?
No, you do not need anything else to utilize our service. We will provide you with a website address that will look similar to this: yldist.com/yourchosenurl/
Am I able to write my OWN BLOG?
Absolutely. Each YLDist website comes with its own standard WordPress blog attached and ready to roll as an advanced option. There is no additional cost to use this feature. You can count on it being easy, fun and addictive! All our blogs come with SEO integration, which means being found on the first page of Google comes that much easier! We also have training videos showing you how to begin blogging and how to set yourself up to be found on the internet!
Can my prospects or team SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG?
Yes, we have you covered there when you activate your blog the BLOG SUBSCRIPTION form will show up on your website sidebar.
Do you offer LEAD CAPTURE?
Yes. Your site comes with an exclusive and highly effective LEAD CAPTURE system built right in. Your site will offer your prospects a robust ESSENTIAL OILS 101 Email Class for them to subscribe and then they receive a pre-written, 28-part series You then have that customer information and can follow up with them in a number of ways. Read more about the email drip marketing system below.
Do you offer EMAIL DRIP MARKETING system?
Yes. Your site comes with a PRE-WRITTEN Email Drip Marketing & PRE-WRITTEN Newsletter System at no additional cost for UNLIMITED contacts.
This is a robust and full marketing feature that other websites charge up to twenty-five dollars more for this type of service! With us, a person can buy a yearly subscription, get ALL our features (including this) and it costs less than $10 a month.
This is a huge marketing game changer because you can stay in front of your team and new prospective customers with emails that are personalized from you to your customer or prospect.
#1. — The Default PRE-WRITTEN EMAIL campaign automatically gets sent to the prospect who signs up for your ESSENTIAL OILS 101 Class (when you activate this optional feature, the lead capture form is built into your website). You can also use your phone to manually add someone to this list while visiting with them. This is a default marketing series that is valuable, usable information and yet silently selling them on reaching out to you for additional info or to get started.
#2. — HOW TO USE YOUR EO PSK series is the second pre-written email series that you can manually add someone to and it will email automatically to them. This email sequence will ensure your brand new PSK owner starts using their kit and this series of emails does everything to ensure they stick with it and end up ordering more products, and it appears to be coming from you personally and to them personally.
#3. — NEWSLETTERS – These are high quality, interactive, pre-written emailed newsletters that are primarily for your customers/team to keep them up-to-date, excited and informed. They email out twice a month and you can EDIT them as much as you want if you want. Each is compliant to the country your customer is in. This feature keeps your team ordering and active and it causes prospects to remember essential oils until they are ready to order again.
CAN I EDIT – YES everything can be edited, even the newsletters, and we provide training as well as additional support as needed.
You can upload your entire team’s name & email addresses to your contact system and assign them to the appropriate email series or newsletters.
SO EXACTLY WHAT IS THIS EMAIL THING?
- Drip marketing is a communication strategy that automatically sends, or “drips,” a pre-written set of marketing emails on a schedule, designed to educate or keep folks interested, whether it is a curious prospect, a product customer or a business builder.
- All communications are very personalized and appear like you have written it. Personalized from you and to the recipient.
- There are 2 pre-written series (and more to come)
- YES, you can write additional email series to use, if you like.
- YES, you can EDIT any or all of this if you want.
- USA, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, EU and UK versions.
- YES, you can also write a special EMAIL and send to all or parts of your contacts.
Am I able to put my OWN CONTENT on the site?
Yes. We offer a feature we call the ‘Slide-In System’.
This is somewhat of an advanced feature that is nearly limitless and allows you to create a classy, personal & customized SLIDE IN wherein you can showcase a special video, special announcement or messages, special quick sales, offer samples, free gifts and so much more.
Here is where you can say or share something right out front on your site, without having to bury it in your blog. Basically, anything you want to say or share.
This feature also integrates with MailChimp and any other mailing list software you may already use in case you already have your own newsletters or email campaigns!
It’s truly revolutionary for your Young Living business website and keeps you to in touch with your visitors!
Do you offer a LANDING PAGE?
We sure do! Every site owner has a pre-built landing page as part of their package. This feature is on our list for updating in the very near future. You can take a look at an example of it here: http://yldist.com/example/learn-more/.
What if I start with a monthly subscription and WANT TO UPGRADE?
It is super easy to upgrade to a different plan and you can do it at any time. Your account will only be billed once the previously paid period is over.
- Go to your own website, scroll to the very bottom and click on ACCOUNT CENTER. (sign in with your username and password if needed) and scroll down to the payment settings area.
- Select which plan you wish to switch to (Quarterly or Yearly).
- Input your new payment information in the secure payment area and hit subscribe.
- Your account will not be billed until your previous subscription runs out.
Will I be able to see my WEBSITE STATS?
Yes, your site comes with statistical information to use as you need. They can be found on your website’s Dashboard under ‘Statistics’. You will be able to see the following information:
Visits: How many times your website has been viewed in total.
Unique Visitors: How many people have visited the website individually.
Pageviews: How many pages on your website have been viewed in total.
Pages/Visits: How many pages each unique visitor view on average.
Bounce Rate: How many people leave the website after visiting (usually between 30-60%).
Avg. Visit Dur.: The average duration of each unique visitor.
New Visits: How many people are visiting the website for the first time versus returning visits.
Do you have a FACEBOOK GROUP?
We sure do – come join us, because that is where you will find out first when we make great updates, add something, provide additional services or offer great promotions. https://www.facebook.com/groups/YLDist/
What are the other ways you keep me INFORMED?
We make all our announcements within our Facebook group, as a priority, however, we know that not everyone uses Facebook. We also try to publish new or important information on our personal blog, found here: http://yldist.com/blog/
As well when we have major updates we will email you using the email you provided to us as your “admin” email address – it’s pretty important to ensure you are receiving emails from us and that they are not going into your spam.
Don’t miss any of our announcements, specials, directions or new features. Be sure to add BOTH of these emails to your contacts so that your email service provider never sends a random message of ours to your spam. email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org
What other things do you offer customers?
We have a host of things and the list continues to grow as we hear from our customers and learn what they want
- Free Graphics to use on your blog, social media or however you need
- Free Webinar training to show you how to effectively blog
- Free Webinar training to show you how to use other features
Can two people SHARE A SITE?
Absolutely. We have a special feature that allows business partners to get one website and have both their information on the site. This is a unique feature that isn’t used often by our customers, but when you need it we have you covered. After you get your website and start filling out the profile section with your personal information you will come to the Partners section. If you need help setting that part up, again we are here and ready to help you.
What are all THE FEATURES you offer?
Here is a list of current features, but keep in mind that we listen to our customers’ needs and we are always improving & offering you more options for your Young Living website, without charging you more!
Business Building & Marketing Training (FREE) – Yes, you read that right! We have an “Online Training Academy” that is completely free to our website owners. This training is done with short videos and we have an extensive library of videos for you that are all relevant. The link to all of these is located in your “dashboard” area. This is training that others have paid hundreds of dollars to get and covers all aspects marketing, social media marketing, business building and product usage & tips.
Blogging – This is optional. If you want to blog you’ll have unlimited blogging capability on your YLDist.com website, which utilizes the WordPress platform. If you choose, you can also allow your prospects to subscribe to your blog articles. This is an unlimited blogging ability and you can link as many videos (or upload them) as you wish, upload graphics, allows users to share your blog posts and all things that you would expect with utilizing a blog. We even provide training for you so that you can learn the tricks of blogging and have more opportunity to be found faster in Google searches.
Social Media – You have options to integrate all of your social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc.) within buttons at the top of your website. You choose which ones you want to link.
Outside Link Option – You have the option to link an outside website to your YLDist.com Young Living website. This might be utilized by someone who already has another blog that they have been writing for a long time, or link to another website, such as a “profession” website or even a retail site.
Color Design Customization – This is completely optional, so if you like your site as is, you don’t have to get into all of this. But we do offer design customizing options (with the touch of a button) that allow you to really make your site match your personality. We also provide video training to show you how to do this if you want to customize. There’s really so much option it’s almost too much to add here.
- Backgrounds – You can choose from a large selection of our background images or you can choose to upload something else. You might choose to remove the background image and have a clean white website or you might like using a plain colored or textured background. This is all up to you.
- Fonts – All with simple clicks of buttons, you can change the font of every single thing you can read. This is nearly unlimited. You can change the font style, color, size and choose to have it bold, italic or plain. So if you need the font to match your color scheme, you can! This is a fun area where you can play and design and see it in real-time before you save the changes.
- Logo – If you have a business logo, you can upload it with the click of a couple of buttons and have it shown instead of a website title on your home page.
Optional Homepage Information – Optional, you can choose what to show on your homepage. We offer informational showcases for the Vitality oils, the entire Thieves line & Thieves Starter Kit, Ningxia Red & the Ningxia Starter kit, Slique line & Slique premium starter kit, Savvy Minerals Cosmetics, Pets & Animal Care, and the Seedlings Infant line. On the Canadian version, we offer the Nature Remedies Guide with all the approved products to use for healthcare in Canada along with the Plus line of products. The showcases we offer is only if they are available for your country.
You can pick individually which information to show on your homepage or choose to hide them all. Whether you decide to show some or all, your prospect will be able to read all about those products designed for all areas of one’s life. Your prospect will see an Order Now button right on any of those pages and with just the click of a button they are whisked straight over to Young Living’s website with your member number auto-filled in and you get the credit for that sale or new wholesale member!
Starter Kits To Show –On the Premium Starter Kits page, we show only the essential oils premium starter kit, but you have the option to show all of the premium starter kits that are available in your country (highly recommended setting). This gives you the control to keep your site “all about the oils” or have it show the other great products and kits. These options are as easy as checking a box.
Show or Hide Pricing of Starter Kits – You will have the choice of showing the pricing for the premium starter kits or to not show them. Again this is as easy as checking a box in your profile area.
Events Calendar –We offer a robust Events Calendar that allows you to advertise for upcoming classes, events or anything else you might want to invite people to attend along with optional RSVP included. Again, this is optional, meaning you can choose to show a link to your calendar on your homepage or not.
Capture Leads for Emails and/or Newsletters -Your site comes with a very robust, built-in lead capture system. Optionally you can choose to capture your prospect’s email information and integrate it into your built-in “Essential Oils 101 Email Class” that is pre-written for you. Additionally, you can offer your prospects a way to sign up for your newsletter (which we also pre-write for you (twice a month). This is a robust (editable) system and we invite you to read more about this HERE.
Slide-In Advertising Feature – We offer a feature we call the ‘Slide-In System’. This is somewhat of an advanced feature that is nearly limitless and allows you to create a classy, personal & customized SLIDE-IN ADVERTISING wherein you can showcase a special video, special announcement or messages, special quick sales, offer samples, free gifts and so much more. This is where you are able to say or share something right out front on your site, without having to bury it in your blog. Basically, anything you want to say or share, that is compliant with YL’s policies. This feature also integrates with MailChimp and any other mailing list software you may already use in case you already have your own newsletters or email campaigns! It’s truly revolutionary for your Young Living business website and keeps you to in touch with your visitors and they feel someone is “home” on your site. Since this is an advanced feature of our website we do offer a recorded webinar training class so you can learn how to do this.
Email Marketing System – Your site comes with a PRE-WRITTEN Email Drip Marketing & PRE-WRITTEN Bi-Monthly Newsletter System at no additional cost for UNLIMITED contacts. This is a robust and full marketing feature that other websites charge up to twenty-five dollars more for this type of service! With us, a person can buy a yearly subscription, get ALL our features (including this) and it costs less than $10 a month. This is a huge marketing game changer because you can stay in front of your team and new prospective customers with emails that are personalized from you to your customer or prospect. Read more about this system HERE.
Leg-Builder/Sponsor Change Option – This is an option for business builders who want to place new wholesale members under someone else in their team (when they are trying to drive depth in their legs). You are able to put in the Young Living number of the team member who you want to place new people under and it will auto-fill on the YL side when a new person is signing up.
Business Partner Mode – This feature allows two people to share one site as business partners. It allows a prospect to order from either person, as a choice. The setup is easy, but recommend you watch out basic set up video so it works seamlessly for you.
Promotions – We offer you the ability to show Young Living special promotions on your homepage. For instance, each month Young Living offers free products for different size orders and we offer a banner that goes on your homepage – if you want to show it you just check the box in your profile section.
Landing Page – Yes, we offer a landing page with ideas of creating more options in the future. This landing page comes with your site and has a special link that you can share. You’ll find this link in your website dashboard once you have a site with us. Here is an example of the current landing page: http://yldist.com/example/learn-more
Training Videos – We offer training videos that go over all important aspects of our site, so even if you don’t know how to utilize all of our features, you could learn. Such as Events, Blogging, “Slide In” Email Capture System and the basics of how to set up your website to make it do what you want it to do.
Domain Name Redirect – Yes, if you own your own domain name you are able to redirect it to your YLDist.com site. We fully recommend GoDaddy as they do not charge extra for this feature and they are super easy to work with. Not all domain names will redirect and some might charge you. We suggest you do your homework before buying one. It is super important not to mask it. Masking will keep your YLDist site from being mobile friendly and will not allow you to log in or customize.
Affiliate Referral Cash – We pay you for referring customers to us. Read more about that here: http://yldist.com/affiliate-referrals/
Support – We offer unlimited, fast and FREE tech support for you with your YLDist website. Never fear, we are always here!