About Atlanticus
Joined April 2014
I am a retired motor mechanic living on the West Coast of South Africa in a small town called Velddrif. My passion is renewable energy and conservation. My hobbies are flying RC planes, cycling, sailing, bird-watching and I play the bagpipes for fun.
I am determined to make a lot of money on-line and will help others to do the same.
I am married and have two kids and a grand daughter and a grand son. I graduated from high school in 1978 and served in the military for two years. in 1981 started my career as a mechanic. Nine years later, I started my own business.
I gave that all up in 2006 to become the full-time manager of the largest inland yacht club in the country, Lake Deneys Yacht Club on the Vaal dam. That was a most enjoyable six years, but nothing can beat where we live now.
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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...
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Hi John,
Thanks for following me here at WA and i would just like to wish you all the best with WA,
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Gerard.
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Hi Atlanticus, thank you for the follow. I look forward to working with you here at the WA community. Wish you success in all of your endeavors!
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Hello and thanks for the follow - best of success here at WA
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Thanks for your information and may God continue to help you.

Best regards.
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Thank you for the Like and Follow. If I can be of any assistance, please let me know. William :)
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Hello John,

thanks for the connection. All the best. Beautiful photos on your blogs.

Peter
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Hi there (◑‿◐) thanks for following me back (◑‿◐) feel free to add me on G+ as well https://plus.google.com/112695702513115637156/posts I'll add you back (◑‿◐)
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rog37 Premium
Thank you for following me in ‘Wealthy Affiliate’,'Atlanticus' (Sorry, i don't see your name)
This is one of the very best places I have personally been in years and am sure it is for you too!
Having risen to 256 in the rankings in my fist month, I can assure you that this was achieved solely by following Kyle’s teachings exactly to the word. I would advise anyone who is new to ‘WA’ to just follow what Kyle teaches in his training’s and not try to do it their own way. “Re-inventing the wheel“, I believe it’s called 
I wish you every success in all you are striving for in WA, good luck,
Roger
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Hi Guy, just wanted to thank you for following me and to wish you the best with your website training
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Thanks for the follow. All the best...Gary
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Thanks for the follow. Best wishes!!!
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Hi John, thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. You're doing very well here, so keep on track and let's stay in touch, Desmond.
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Hello John, I want to thank you for the follow, praise your websites and my best wishes for your success. Hector Olivera
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Thank you for the follow
Ken
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G'day mate thank you for your follow and may all your dreams and goals become your successes on your journey mate
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Hi John

Thanks for the follow - all the best.
Paul
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Thanks for the follow! I wish you all success!
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good to meet you.
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Hello, thank you for following, regards.
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Thanks for the follow back John, wishing you the best. Todd
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lindasea Premium
Hello John.

Found a great question you asked Brian that I learned from too. Nice work and oh my look at all of the blogs you have written here. I'm going to have to go read a few.

For now just wanted to drop in and follow you. Thanks for your contriubtions.

Linda
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Hey John thanks for connecting, wishing you all the best.

Jim
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Sibyll Premium
Hi there, I like what you have done with your powersaving website. And I love the use of the word "geyser" obviously the South African term for the heater or other heating appliance. To you success in 2015, I'll be following you!
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atlanticus Premium
Hi Sibyll, we have lots of words with different meanings, like a geyser is the thing that makes hot water, a pick-up truck to you, is a bakkie to me, a traffic light to you, is a robot to me, and there are lots more. Quite interesting.
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Thanks for the follow, atlanticus. I left a comment on your powerfornow site.
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Thank you very much Sarah. Best wishes.
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speedking Premium
Hi there and many thanks for the follow. Its always nice to see another South African here at WA, wishing you loads of success with you online marketing business. Take care and "hou die blink kant bo !" Johan.
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Lesmyb Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow!
Now Velddrif looks like a really great place to stay! I have never been up the west coast and think a trip there is long overdue. Will have to earn enough to afford a family trip first though :)
Cheers
Les
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santy Premium
Hi thank you for the follow wish yoy all the best
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JayShaw11 Premium
Hi there, its me Jay again. I just this morning came to the realization that we are missing out on a huge potential for traffic. My idea is to institute a tit-for-tat system with my followers.

The way it would work is if we all took five minutes the first time we log on each day and give three other followers three clicks on their website link.

If all 275 of us were able to pay it forward we would be generating 270 visits a month to our teammates. And by the law of averages we ourselves would gain at least that many (which will increase exponentially the bigger the team gets)

So today I gave you three visits on your posted site, and I invite you to do the same for three teammates. Its all about paying it forward.

Sincerely

Jay Shaw
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atlanticus Premium
I think that's a pretty cool idea Jay, I will start doing that, thank you.
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alanh Premium
Hi,
Thanks for the follow, the very best to you. Have a great day!
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vcourville Premium
Hey...Great to Connect! I hope to get with you and talk sometime. I hope you enjoy WA, because i really like this place. Your friend Victor Courville
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atlanticus Premium
Hi Victor, nice to meet you too, this really is a great place.
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Eriksen Premium
Thank you for following me, returning the gesture, it will be interesting to follow your success!

Best wishes, Eriksen
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1sourcebiz Premium
Hi John, if you need any help with that old computer, let me know - I can make a few suggestions based on what you what to use it for as to which Linux flavour you may want to try. One of the good things about most of the popular Linux distributions is they are available as a live CD or DVD - you can try it out before actually installing it to make sure you like the feel of it.
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atlanticus Premium
Thanks Brian, I will be in touch.
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JohnAllen Premium
Thanks for the follow. Your rise in ranking has been fast so I hope the income from your Internet Business is rising as fast.
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atlanticus Premium
Unfortunately my ranking here does not influence my earnings, I have yet to earn any money, but I'm working on it.
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JohnAllen Premium
Fantastic I wish you all the success you desire. Thanks for the reply.
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JimmyLean Premium
Hi John, I have learned a lot from your profile. Thanks and be blessed :)
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Kyle Premium
John, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything John.
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atlanticus Premium
Thanks Kyle, I shall do that.
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1sourcebiz Premium
Thanks for the follow Atlantic's. Great profile and all the best to you here at WA!
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jackiebrown Premium
Good Morning and welcome to wa. Thank you for the follow and I will do the same
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Dfishell Premium
I like the theme on your website. Are you a fan of Tesla, by any chance?
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atlanticus Premium
Yes, I'm a huge fan of Tesla and all those guys that spent their lives experimenting and inventing things.
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Dfishell Premium
My hubby is part of the group Facebook.com/#occupyTesla Maybe you can draw on some info from there for content? Electricity should be free for everyone :) Good luck with your website - it's a hot topic! In fact, they are building new solar and wind farms here in Panama and it is a fast growing industry in Latin America.
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Thanks for following
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skc Premium
I in Durban...Like your site...I think very relevant and especially in Africa, very appropriate. Good luck with WA
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atlanticus Premium
Thank you, always great to meet fellow South Africans.
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Misspressy Premium
Hi Atlanticus, thanks for the follow. Wishing you great success here at Wealthy Affiliate. God bless.
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kmor32 Premium
Hi thanks for following it is my pleasure to welcome you into my network wishing you all the best in your ventures .
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Thanks for the follow.
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bingopauls Premium
Thx for the follow and your website is very interesting, especially the picture of the wind farm on the sea. Makes sense. Ours are in the desert where it is windy also. And hot
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Thanks for the follow. May all your dreams and goals come true. Blessings!
Hilda
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joeg007 Premium
Nice to meet some with similar goals good luck.
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efortune Premium
Thanks for following.

The Internet will provide you a platform for following your dream.

WA has the system in place to help you to achieve it.

Succeed only,
PerrySr. (Efortune)
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Thanks for the follow. All the best to you. Cheers:)
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Thanks for the follow. Good luck in your WA adventure. Here you will go far.
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Hi, nice to meet you. Thank you for the follow. I wish you the best of luck and success in your ventures. :)

Anne
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GRamos Premium
Thanks for following, Good Luck!
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19banjo97 Premium
Thanks for the follow back Atlanticus. Wish you the best with your goal to make a lot of money.
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JAY-B Premium
Thank you atlanticus for your follow. I wish you all the very best here at WA.
Good luck,
Jay Barnelli
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pmenke Premium
Just wanted to say Hello & wish you the best of luck!
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rob3 Premium
Hi John, thanks for the follow. Here's wishing you success at WA and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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atlanticus Premium
Thanks Rob, I think I'll be here for a while.
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davyrobot Premium
Hi John! -

Thank you for Following Back! :)
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KLewis Premium
Big hello to you John, Thanks for the follow.Very nice profile.Keep in touch.Ken
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atlanticus Premium
Thanks for the follow-back Ken, I'm sure we'll see each other around. Best wishes.
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davyrobot Premium
Hi John! -

It's Great to connect here at WA!


I am Now Following You!


** Have A Great Productive Day - John! **


David


And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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JeanR Premium
Hi and Thanks for the follow. Much Success.
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dynamite8 Premium
Hello Atlanticus, just stopped by to say hello. I have not doubts that you will succeed.
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TopTeam25 Premium
Hi, Thank you for the follow. have a nice day. : )
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Ken-Pringle Premium
John, thank you for the connection
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atlanticus Premium
I look forward to further interaction. Go well Ken.
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Count on it John, we will grow in WA together.
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MarionBlack Premium
Thanks for following. I hope you achieve all your goals here at WA. ~Marion
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cookma54 Premium
I liked your comment on Sugarbirds blog. I will follow! I trust that all is going well with your here on this great WA adventure! Melody
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Keane Premium
Hey John. Nice to meet you. Just wanted to stop by and says thanks for the follow. I really appreciate it! Wishing you success in abundance, both in and outside of WA...

To making friends while...
building new bridges,
Keane:-)
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atlanticus Premium
Nice to meet you too Keane, best wishes and prosperity.
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kholmes Premium
Hi there and thank you for the follow, nice background you have there.
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RSteffens Premium
Hi John, thanks for the follow back. I believe you are correct, this is the right place and the community and information at WA are amazing.
Best wishes,
Robin
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MisterWailor Premium
Thanks for the following. I wish you good luck.
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DESIDAC Premium
Thanks for the follow. Wish you all the best here at WA.

DES
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Sugarbird Premium
Hey Atlanticus! What an interesting background you have! I loved reading your bio. Thanks for following me, and I'm eagerly following you back. Best of luck to you!
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CarlaIves Premium
Thanks for the follow! This is THE place to be for online marketing knowledge.
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Jonicas Premium
Dag sê meneer John,

Thank you for the "Follow me" and wish you all the success in acquiring the necessary knowledge to be successful online.

To Our Success Online,
Jonicas

PS Shortcut to Live Video Classes:
http://www.my-linker.com/hop/LVC
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atlanticus Premium
Do you also live in South Africa?
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Jonicas Premium
John,

I used to live in South Africa, still have many friends and some family residing there.

I was born in Cape Town but lived most of my life in JHB.

I have now been living in Portugal for the past 15 years.

If you ever get stuck and need assistance with something here, I may be able to help, drop me a PM and I will answer it ASAP

To Our Success Online,
Jonicas
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Trialynn Premium
Welcome to the WA family. I truly believe that if you apply yourself by following the lessons and asking questions you will be able to achieve success. I wish you the best in all you do and a chance to reach out to the community and even me in particular, if you feel the need to. Tria
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sherril Premium
Thank you for the follow
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Scott1987 Premium
Hi Atlanticus, thanks for the follow!
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OldMule Premium
Hi, they call me the OldMule - [UK - Essex] thanks for the follow.

Newbie or not, I have 20 plus years plus experience in this industry, so please shout if you need any help.

Why not read my profile, and my daily blog posts - you will understand why I say that!

I thank you very much for your valued support and look forward to helping you wherever possible.

Have a magic day!

OldMule - Go for gold!

My blog today: Fresh apple keywords in a nutshell.
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/oldmule/blog/029-fresh-apple-keywords-in-a-nutshell
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PhilRou Premium
Hi, Thank you very much for your follow back and all the best here at WA!
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bkcook Premium
Thanks for the follow. Welcome.
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garthjen Premium
Thanks for the follow John and I will return the favour. I live in KZN but I love the West Coast.
I had a look at your website and I think alternative energy is the way to go. Unfortunately coal power is with us for a long time. Garth
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chelletrina Premium
Hi John,
Thanks for the follow back. Your life sounds pretty idyllic to me. Best of luck with your online goals :)
Peace,
Jo
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Pearlie Premium
Hi Atlanticus nice meeting you thanks for the follow and all the best on your journey here
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Pauric Premium
Hi John

Thank you for adding me to your network. WA is a wonderful community. And I look forward to getting to know you and sharing much success here.

Every Blessing
Pauric
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atlanticus Premium
Thank you Pauric, I look forward to interacting with you too. All the best to you.
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Annick Premium
Hi John,

Good luck with your venture.
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gohealthy Premium
Hello John, thanks for the return follow. All the best to you.
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GatorGal747 Premium
Wow, what an interesting guy you are! I'm gonna follow you and see what you're up to here at WA. Welcome aboard - you'll love the community here.....diverse, intelligent, knowledgeable, and willing to share.

So, come on in and meet the peeps!

Suz
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atlanticus Premium
Thanks Suz, I'm still stabbing in the dark here at WA, but I love the community.
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GatorGal747 Premium
Well, I am too....and I've been here since January!!! We'll get there....this is why I am the Queen of Tortoiseville....lol

Great to have you here - keep on truckin'....

Suz
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jwelisha Premium
hi atlanticus..thanks for following back...looking forward to working with you
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Kyle Premium
What's going on John? Hope you have had an awesome week here at WA and you are making some good progress. Drop me a note "reply" if you need a hand with anything. :)
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atlanticus Premium
Hi Kyle, I have just started with the training program, delayed for a few days due to serious PC malfunction, seems to be sorted now.
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Kyle Premium
No fun, I know how it is to have PC issues. Glad you got this sorted and now that you are back, work through the Getting Started training tasks. By lesson 4 you are going to have your own niche website.

Let me know if you need a hand with anything going forward John. :)
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back.
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Alam Premium
Hello John

How are you today? Hope you are good..

Have you set up your profile? Not yet then John you are missing out your brand, it is very important to set up your profile to BRAND yourself.

Check out my profile >> https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/alam

I have written something About me and Added my Profile Picture as well.

You have to do the same cause it is very important to brand YOURSELF if you want to do serious online business

Here you can set up your profile, visit the link below or go to "Account Settings" and add your "About Me" description and "Upload" your pic. VERY IMPORTANT

>> https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/home/my_profile

If you have any question you can ask me anytime or connect with me in Facebook >> https://www.facebook.com/massiah

Looking forward to see your awesome Profile Pic

Thanks
Alam
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Alam Premium
Welcome John

Thanks for joining WA, is there anything I can help you out..

Complete up your profile so we can know much about you..

Here is the link to Complete your profile. Add your pic and write something about you >> https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/home/my_profile

If you have any question you can ask me anytime or connect with me in Facebook >> https://www.facebook.com/massiah

Thanks
Alam
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Kyle Premium
Hello there John! Would just like to introduce myself. I am Kyle, co-founder of Wealthy Affiliate and I am here to help you out if you ever need anything or need to be pointed in the right direction. Don't be afraid to ask questions when you need help as there are a ton of awesome people here within the community. :)

See you around!
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