About AChaffey
Joined January 2017
My name is Amanda and I was recently laid off from an unfulfilling job that I'd held for over eight years after the whole department was shut down.

I've dreamed of being able to make a living as a writer my entire life. I'm hopeful that this experience will finally help make that dream a reality. My ultimate goal is to someday be a published novelist.
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Kyle Premium
How are things going today? Just wanted to pop in to see how things are going with you thus far and how your website/niche is coming along.

Hope you are rocking it Amanda and of course (and as always) I am in your corner if you ever need anything!

PS. Today is my last day for Premium bonuses, if you are interested in getting them make sure you upgrade today.
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Kyle Premium
Hey Amanda,

I forgot to mention the other day that I am going to still be offering you my awesome bonuses if you join within the next 4 days.

Here are the bonuses that you are going to be getting:

(1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)
(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there. Where else can you access the CEO of the company for help?
(3) I am going to be giving you my "Diamond Traffic Bonus". This is going to show you how I walk into absolutely any niche and get unlimited traffic.

But only if you join in the next 4 days (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus).

Anyways, just wanted to mention this. Hope your training is going well Amanda and Reply to this if you do have any “pending” questions. :)

-Kyle
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azmod Premium
Thank you for the follow and may you experience great health and success in all you do.
Don
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Kyle Premium
Here we are, 10 days into your experience at WA. :)

I hope things are going well Amanda! I want to remind you of one thing, your hard work and dedication IS going to pay off. Keep working through the training, communicating within the community, and of course, ask for help when you need it.

Just heading out for a bit here, but do leave me a message if you need a hand with anything. You should have Premium communication back for an additional 7 days now, so hit me up when you get a chance Amanda!
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Hi Kyle, I am very grateful to have another 7 days to communicate as I'm sure it will help keep me motivated and I really enjoy interacting with the community here.

I have the bare bones of my two sites up and am now going to focus on building content. Though I'm eager to push forward I'm going to try to be patient and focus on quality over quantity.

I am so grateful for the resources provided here, I can't even imagine trying to figure out all of this stuff from scratch on my own. Thank you!
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Kyle Premium
Work at your own pace, this is definitely not a race and as you move through the training you are going to see some really good progress. I always say, as long as you are moving forward you are moving in the right direction. :)

I can absolutely assure you that with some hard work and dedication here, you are going to see results.

If you need anything going forward, let me know.
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Amanda? I am here to help if you ever need a hand with anything, just holler!

PS. Also, quick reminder. Today is the last day to get your first month discount/bonuses. No rush, no worries. Just a simple reminder here. :)
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Unfortunately I'm not going to be able to upgrade to Premium at this time. I'm currently unemployed and can't commit to a $49 a month expense (which would actually be more like $64 for me due to the current USD-CDN exchange).

I'm feeling somewhat less optimistic about my chances for success, considering the limitations of not being able to use a domain name (even if I were to purchase it through WA) and the fact that I don't have access to the training specifically targeted towards generating site traffic and affiliates. But I am still very grateful for what has been provided to free members, and I don't intend to give up. Hopefully at some point down the road I'll at least be making enough to pay for a Premium membership.

I've thought several times this past week that it's too bad there's not another, more basic level of paid membership of maybe $20 a month or something like that, where you could use domain names purchased through WA (while still being restricted to two sites) and access the next couple of levels of training. It would be less intimidating than committing to $49 and running the risk of getting locked out completely if you can't afford to keep paying it.

Anyway, this really is a fantastic community you've built here and I'm grateful to be able to be a part of it, even as a free member. Thank you for the opportunity!
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Kyle Premium
If you don't have the budget to upgrade at the moment, that is completely fine. You should work through the Getting Started training (within the "Get Started Here" button in the menu) and take action.

By lesson 4 you are going to have your own niche website up and running. This is the starting point of your business and is the foundation that is going to lead you to success down the road.

When you are ready to upgrade, I know you are going to absolutely love it but at your own pace.
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Amanda!

Welcome again to Wealthy Affiliate! I hope you're settling into the community and enjoying the training. I wanted to remind you that I'm always here to help you.

If you are getting too many emails from Wealthy Affiliate, you can reduce the emails by going to your account (click on your profile picture in the top right) then scroll down until you see email notifications. Un-click the ones you don't want to receive.

Here's another Wealthy Affiliate success story. Amanda , take one step at a time, ask questions when you need help and be patient. Building an online business takes sustained effort and time.

Focus on the training and you will soon begin to see opportunities to make money online at every turn.

As long as you keep taking action, you win.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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Thank you for the continued encouragement! I really appreciate it. :)
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Hi Gary, I got a notification that you sent me a private message but unfortunately since I am still a free member I am not able to read it! (I am only even able to comment here now because I have been given a 7 day extension on communication.)
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Amanda!

I was just checking in with you. While you are a free member, you can still work on your website and add content. Later, when you go premium, you can transfer the site you made to a domain site.

I understand the money issue, however, if you are unemployed and can manage to scrape together the $19 for your first month of premium, you can work your online business like a full-time career.

Imagine how much you can get done in a month if you devote 8 hours a day to your online business. With that much time invested in your online business, at some point it will make enough to cover the membership cost.

It may not be the first month or even the second month, but at some point, it will pay for itself, keep building and your online business will support you.

Have you seen this article Kyle wrote about working your business like a career? I encourage you to see your present circumstances as an opportunity to aggressively pursue your goal of making a living as a writer. Instead of shrinking away from your dream, charge forward and make it happen.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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I really appreciate your support and I will definitely check out that article. I have been trying to look at being laid off from a job I didn't like anyway as an opportunity rather than an obstacle, but it can be hard to remain positive when I'm struggling financially. But I'm determined not to give up!
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GaryHorton Premium
Amanda, I understand.

I have a friend who was a human resource manager for a large government contractor (until she got laid off).

I told her I had a boss, back in the 1980s, that was so terrible, I swore I'd never put myself under a boss's thumb again. My friend told me that she estimated 85% of the bosses out there are incompetent and insensitive.

I did go back into the workforce a few times since my boss from Hell and managed to have a pleasant boss for about a year.

Building a profitable online business is not difficult, but it does take time and the beginning can be frustrating. Ultimately, it is possible to be both free and financially secure. I'd like to see that happen for you and will do what I can on my end.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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FLedet Premium
Welcome to WA...Thanks for the follow
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Thank you as well!
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judyN1 Premium
Welcome Amanda, you have come to the right place to fulfill your dreams. Best wishes in WA and beyond. Stay healthy and happy. livingsuperhealthy.com :) Judy
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Thank you for the welcome, I really appreciate it!
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rrlsystem102 Premium
Thanks for the follow. Good luck with all your endeavors here at WA. Have a prosperous year!

Bobby
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Thank you as well, and I wish the same to you!
Amanda
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Steve1958 Premium
Thanks very much for following me...
It's great to make contact with you & I wish you all the best & much success with your internet marketing business!
Best wishes...
Steve
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Thank you for following me as well! Best wishes!
Amanda
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Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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Thank you for taking the time to check in. :)

I think I have pretty much decided on my niche. Anime is something that I have been involved with for many years, so I know it is a topic that will keep me interested. I was a little concerned that it might be too vague, but when Googling for possible anime-related affiliates I found that I got the same results even when narrowing my search to things like 'anime collectibles' and 'anime reviews'. Plus I like the idea of not limiting myself too narrowly when it comes to content.

If you disagree and think that it is still too broad of a topic I would appreciate your opinion.
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Kyle Premium
I would recommend that you narrow it down a bit, what aspect of "anime" do you want to help people out with?

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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Thank you very much for your input! I will definitely give it some more thought.
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Kyle Premium
No problem at all Amanda, it is great to have you here at WA and I absolutely look forward to working with you and seeing you progress in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead.

I am connected to WA throughout the day, so if you ever have any questions let me know. I am always around! :)
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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You're welcome, and thank you for following me as well!
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WAwannab Premium
Thanks for following. Have a blessed weekend!
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Thanks to you as well! Bless you!
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Amanda!

Welcome aboard!

You are in the right place to learn everything you need to know to build your own profitable online business.

Relax, you can do this. We’ll help you every step of the way.

A lot of people have succeeded with Wealthy Affiliate. You can too.

Start by watching this video: I’m committed to helping you reach your goals. Contact me anytime you wish.

Remember, be an internet entrepreneur. Stay the course. You will succeed.

Gary

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Success in any field requires that you take action. It's no different online.
If you upgrade to Premium within the next 7 days, I'll give you the following bonuses.

(1) You'll get the first month of Premium membership for only $19. That's a 59% discount.
(2) You'll receive the Video Training: "Low Hanging Fruit." How to quickly find easy to rank keywords.
(3) You'll also get additional Video Training where you can watch over the shoulder as an affiliate marketing professional chooses a niche, builds a website and ranks it in real time.

All these are yours, but only if you join in your first 7 days. This is my way of encouraging you to take action and make your online business a reality.

Dig into the training, ask for help when you need it and keep taking the next step.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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GaryHorton Premium
It's a pleasure to meet you.

Not only can you make a living as a writer, your love of writing gives you a tremendous advantage. We are living in the golden age of writers thanks to the internet. The training here will show you have to profit from you writing.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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