About Bigmonkey
Joined August 2014
I am a Retired R. N. /Certified Hypnotherapist and have been an Independent AMSOIL Synthetic Lubricant Dealer for 15 years. I've been dabbling at internet marketing for several years and have built several WordPress based websites around my synthetic lube business. I'm a single digit handicap golfer, enjoy fishing and hanging out with my three dogs. My wife is getting ready to retire within the next 2 years so I'm interested in building an internet based business I can run from home while we enjoy our retirement.
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I would be happy earning $5000 per month
I would be ecstatic earning $20,000 per month
I would be willing to spend 2-3 hours per day to achieve these goals
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bigmonkey Premium
I would be happy earning $5000 per month
I would be ecstatic earning $20,000 per month
I would be willing to spend 2-3 hours per day to achieve these goals
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Carson Premium
Really good to see that you've added some goals Thom!

These are both realistic and achievable. Your time investment will be key to achieving these goals and you certainly are willing to invest the time :)

Take your time, take action on what you learn, and ask for help when you need it! There are many helpful folks within the Wealthy Affiliate community who have the answers you will be looking for. I personally look forward to helping out in every way I can.

Carson
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Mastery Premium
Nice to see someone setting the bar a little higher...I'm sure you're going to acheive your goals and become a role model to many :) All the best!
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks. Might as well aim high.
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chartreux Premium
Hi Thom. Thank you for connecting. Apologies for not replying sooner, but I’ve been away for a while and have just returned. I hope you've found all that you're looking for here at WA. All the very best. Peter
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kmor32 Premium
Hi thanks for following it is my pleasure to welcome you into my network and wish you all the best in your future ventures.
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Thank you for following Thom! Wishing you much success.
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Thank you for the follow
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Thank you much for your follow which I gladly return.
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Thanks for the follow.
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JohnAllen Premium
Thanks for following me. It is much appreciated. All the best at fulfilling all your goals especially the ones that brought you to W.A. in the first place.
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Hi Thom! thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. You seem to have some very interesting scills! Wishing you great success with your online business, Kristina
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Hi Thom, thanks for following back. Wishing you great success in all your online business. God bless.
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Thank you for the following and I wish you the best!
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SoupGypsy Premium
Hi, Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. I have returned the kindness. You should do quite well with WA. It is a very unique place.
Remember there is no finish line so enjoy the journey.
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booklover2 Premium
thanks for the follow and following you back, it's nice to meet you!
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Thank you for the follow wish you every success for the future
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jonw Premium
Greetings Thom and Well Met. Great profile there, most importantly
(to me) you're a fisher brother.(-;Thanks for following and I'll warmly welcome to WA. We'll have to 'snag' each other for some 'fishy tails' swapping soon,(lol) my new friend.
(-; jono
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TJRANDO Premium
Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA!
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FStanley Premium
thanks for the follow.
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jackiebrown Premium
Welcome to WA and thank you for the follow. Sounds like a very interesting business you have. Cheers
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mundy22 Premium
Thank you for the follow Rtw and welcome to WA.
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Eriksen Premium
Thank you for following rtw!
Best of luck to you and your wife in the years to come!

Best wishes - Kjell Roger
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Loes Premium
Hi Thom, nice to meet you, extra income when I retire is my goal too, see you around, greetings Loes
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JadeLovane Premium
Hey

Thank you for the follow and we look forward to being in your network.

Wishing you success, happiness, peace, health and abundance in all that you do.

Lovane & Jade
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jazminf Premium
Hello Thom, Thank you for the follow. Wish you all the best:)
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MattJones Premium
Hi rtw, thanks for the follow! Wishing you much success and happiness with your future with WA :)
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armann2u Premium
hi, thanks for following.. wish u great success...
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JennyAnn Premium
Wishing you all the best and much success in building that internet based business :), giving you time freedom to enjoy golf, fishing, your dogs and not forgetting your wife as she is the most important!
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks Jenny, I appreciate it!
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LorenRopp1 Premium
Thanks for following
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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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tmmom Premium
Hello, and thanks for the follow! Wishing you all the best on WA!
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Glad to see you are a hard and successful workaholic and will be an affiliaolic soon. WA is addicting. That is why I'm following you. bingopauls vegas
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Jim-WMP Premium
Thanks for the follow Thom.
All the best, Jim
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ReinventMe Premium
Hi Thom! Thanks for following me back. I just read your blog with interest. I'm working from home now and love it so it can be done!
Have a look at my latest success post , it may just give you the inspiration you need! :-)
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/reinventme/blog/be-inspired-be-very-inspired

Maria
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bigmonkey Premium
Read your success post. Well done!
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ReinventMe Premium
Thank you so much! I appreciate your comment! :-)
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Anewcreature Premium
Thank you for your follow and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
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dhayman Premium
Thanks for the follow Thom. Welcome to the WA community.
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stn67 Premium
Hi Thom! Thanks for The follow i look forward to Network whit you
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Stonefox Premium
Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. It's indeed a pleasure meeting you. Best regards and best of luck with all of your endeavors!
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chassanford Premium
hello and thank you for following me...check out my blog on TVG on WA...humanitarian effort where you make money too helping churches and charities and has a secured social media site..launches next week...you will love it...come join us...glad to meet you...CES
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dynamite8 Premium
Hi rtw, I looked at your website; http://thomwofford.com/ . I tried to leave you a comment. It said you must be logged in to leave a comment.
The only thing that came up when I clicked the login button was a log in information with: Log In, and Password. Nothing for new users to sign up for user name and password. (as I tried & filled in information I would use if I were signing Up.)
Question is how do you sign up for user name and password??
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dynamite8 Premium
PS: It was the Amsoil page I was trying to leave you a comment on.
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bigmonkey Premium
Not sure what's going on. I'll check it out and get back to you.
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bigmonkey Premium
You should be goog to go to make a comment on my website. I had the comment section settings wrong. It's fixed now.
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dynamite8 Premium
Ok thank you. I will give it another try.
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dynamite8 Premium
Ok gave it another try and it worked! I left you a post on the Amsoil page.
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Kathy331 Premium
Thanks for the follow, my late husband was a hypnotherapist do you use it much?
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bigmonkey Premium
Not professionally. My wife is a Psychiatrist and I did a lot of PTSD work with sexually abused women while working in her office while she was in private practice. I also worked in an alcohol treatment program while I was in the Air Force and used it there. Now just use it to keep my head on straight.
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Kathy331 Premium
Always good to keep your head on straight!
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Wondermn Premium
Thanks for including me in your network. Your profession fascinates me. Nice to meet you and I wish you all the success you are looking for.
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks. I'm looking forward to following your progress here.
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Judy-B Premium
Hi,
Nice to meet you. Welcome to WA. Thank you for the follow and I have returned the favor. Best wishes.
Judy
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bigmonkey Premium
Back at ya Judy!
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clyncar Premium
Appreciate the follow and THE BEST to you!
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tribe82 Premium
Thanks for the follow. I am struggling with my niche which I selected as a golfing niche. I am re-thinking whether I want to continue on in this path as I am finding it harder and harder to write content. I am not in a position to write articles on the swing and stuff like that. I am in a holding pattern,....What is your niche?
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bigmonkey Premium
I think it would depend on what products you're wanting to market. You can research things like different types of golf balls and write a post discussing the different types and what works best for different levels of golfers. Include your own experience with different golf balls. You can monetize with an Amazon widget linking to various brands of golf balls. Could do the same with golf clubs, shoes clothing etc, You could write posts about different PGA tournaments and sell tournament tickets as an affiliate of one of the online ticket agencys.

i have 2 sites. One is http://thomwofford.com.It's actually a blog that has several main pages about things I'm interested in. I have some affiliate links on them. I also write pages in different categories about products and services I use and have affiliate links on them. I also have some posts that are just about things that pop into my head. I don't usually put any links on those. So that's not really a niche site, it's a multi niche site. I also just started a site in the financial niche with an emphasis on buying gold in various forms. It's http://bestgoldpurchase.com. Feel free to look at them if you want and let me know if you have any other questions. We can continue to talk through private message. If you want to talk personally let me know and I'll pm you my cell phone number.
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tribe82 Premium
Thanks for your idea about the golf tournaments; that's a good one. I can't be an Amazon affiliate since I live in Colorado. However, I have applied to be an affiliate for GolfSmith. I have not been rejected yet! The Golf Warehouse (TGW) rejected me already...ouch!
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bigmonkey Premium
Hopefully Golfsmith will accept you. There are a lot of golf related companies out there. If you haven't already you might try googling "golf affiliate programs". Let me know how it goes
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tribe82 Premium
I have done that. I picked one tonight I had not thought of; they ship bulky items like golf cubs and skis anywhere in the world. Picked up a golf ball only outlet and another golf general merchant. Seems that there is at least in some corners an eye to how developed and how good your website is ....
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bigmonkey Premium
Keep me posted on how it's going. If I can help let me know.
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NWTDennis Premium
Liked your comment on a recent post, and felt I'd like to follow that guy. Anyone who loves to play golf (and I do) has to be a good guy.
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bigmonkey Premium
Looking forward to getting acquainted.
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JohnTerry Premium
Hi Thom, thanks for the follow. I wish you much success in meeting your goals.
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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. :)

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rebeccas Premium
Thanks for the follow, Thom! I am happy to connect with you.
I wish you a prosperous journey as you build your dream for online success. Let me know how I can help you. ~Rebecca

P.S. When you get a minute, here is a training resource to help you:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/show-me-the-moneyhow-to-quickly-identify-your-online-money-making-niche
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Toe-Knee Premium
Hi, thanks for the follow, all the best!
Cheers, Tony.
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emerald860 Premium
Thank you for your suggestions on my site, Thom! Welcome to WA! Alanna
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bigmonkey Premium
You're welcome!
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Jenna7 Premium
Hi Thom, and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Thanks for the follow. :)
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ELeslie Premium
Hello Rtw, may your dream of good financial income be materializes and you both enjoy your retirement with financial ease. Desiring you both, along with financial prosperity, health and a long life.
Thank you for following me, it's now my turn!

EJ
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bigmonkey Premium
Thank you!
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starryzero Premium
Thank you for the follow Rtw
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rob3 Premium
Hi Thom, thanks for the follow. Here's wishing you success at WA and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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thanks for the follow!
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Thom, thank you for the connection
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kleblanc13 Premium
Thanks for following me back :) Retirement is such an exciting prospect!
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philsmkt62 Premium
Thanks for the follow....best of luck to you on your WA adventure.
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Keane Premium
Hey Thom. Nice to meet you. Just wanted to stop by and say thanks for the follow. I really appreciate it!

If you have ANY questions, need help or assistance...please feel free to ask. Seriously...Just Ask! :-)

To making friends while...
building new bridges,
Keane:-)
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AlejandraB Premium
Thanks for the follow me, nice to meet you here on WA, will read your blog post, look interesting to me.
Have a nice day!
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Indi-Em Premium
Hi Thom,
Thanks for following me back. I have read your blog posts and find them inspiring.
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bigmonkey Premium
Thank you! Keep in touch and let me know how it's going. If you need any help give me a shout.
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Indi-Em Premium
Thank you.
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BrooklynPhil Premium
Hey Thom, I'm adding a follow to you looked like somebody that was going to make something happen. After reading your profile I'm sure I'm right. I've got to see where you take this. All the best. Phil
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks Phil. I have been around the block a few times and do my best to focus on reaching future goals by focusing on what I need to do in the present. It helps to be able to make work fun. That's why I like WA, it's fun work!
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BrooklynPhil Premium
I thought I had spotted a kindred spirit. ;^)
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bigmonkey Premium
Let's keep in touch. Look me up on FaceBook and send me a friend request if you want.
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BrooklynPhil Premium
it's not if I want...it's If I knew how. Scary, huh.
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brubecke Premium
Hi rtw, welcome to WA and thanks for the follow.
I am following you back.
Hope you much success
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks!
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Thom! -

Thank you for Following Back! :)
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Thom! -

Congradulations on upgrading to Premium!


*** I am Now Following You! ***


** Have a Great Productive Day! **


David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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bigmonkey Premium
My motto is "keep on keepin on" and eventually you'll reach your destination.
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davyrobot Premium
I certainly agree with that motto - Thom!
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Sui_generis Premium
Thank you for following me. I checked out your site. I think it's going to be great as you add content. The only thing I found a little distracting was your blurry photo. Other than that, it's user friendly and I think people will shop there.
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MisterWailor Premium
Thanks for following me. Nice to meet you.
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zora2 Premium
Thanks for the follow back. Hope you get your site straightened out.
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks Zora. I will eventually. I'm kind of experimenting with different themes. Haven't fallen in love with any yet. Got any suggestions?
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zora2 Premium
I am using Subtle for my theme right now for my first site. I guess it is OK because I am use to it. I started a 2nd one and I am using Weaver ll. I have not published or gotten too far so I am not sure yet. There are a lot of themes to chose from if you are Premium, but you can always change it.
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Thank you for your follow! Welcome to the community!
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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suphatp Premium
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
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hildacbg Premium
Thanks for your follow. May God bless all your endeavours!
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Thanks for following me back. I look forward to working with you.
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DESIDAC Premium
Thanks so much for the follow back. Wish you all the best here at WA!

DES
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thejuan Premium
Hey rtw,
Thank you so much for following me. I greatly appreciate it. I just simply cannot believe how outgoing and kind everyone here is. What a great community of like-minded people. I can’t wait to dig into all of this deeper and see just what I can accomplish!
John
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bigmonkey Premium
You're welcome John. Keep us posted on your progress.
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benzburg Premium
Thanks for the follow! . . Dream Big, Focus and Work Hard for it.
Wishing you success in your goals through WA . . . You can do it!
>>Benjamin<<
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rasia1960 Premium
Hello Thom and welcome to Wealthy affliate. Thanks for the follow May you have good success here at Wealthy Affliate
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Thorhallur Premium
Hello rtw and thank you for the follow. I wish you all the best.
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LisaShuman Premium
Hi welcome and best wishes!
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Christabelle Premium
Hi Thom! Welcome to WA! It sounds as though you already have a foundation to build on with your WordPress sites! How awesome that you are now building so you will be able to enjoy your retirement! I will look forward to following your journey!:) Christa
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Mark7 Premium
welcome Thom and congrats! This place is awesome :)
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Pauric Premium
Hi Thom

Congratulations on going premium. That was the best online decision I ever made. And I'm sure it will be for you too.

Wealthy Affiliate is a truly wonderful community of real people.

Every Blessing
Pauric
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks Pauric. Looking forward to the training.
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Carson Premium
Hi Thom,

Welcome to WA! As you are just new to the community I'd like to take this opportunity to say hello and let you know that I am here to help you get started.

I've helped 1000's of people over the years build thriving online businesses and the Wealthy Affiliate platform will provide you the tools and training to succeed as well.

Kyle, myself, and many other very helpful people hang out at WA and are always willing to lend a hand.

If you have any questions I suggest using the Live chat as you will get answers very quickly. Or you can ask questions within tutorials, blogs, or directly to other members on their Spaces.

Here is the initial training that I suggest you get started with:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1
I look forward to working with you.

Carson
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks for the Welcome Carson. Looking forward to checking out the website and seeing if it will help me reach my business goals.
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Carson Premium
You're welcome Thom - I'm sure as you start working through the training and familiarizing yourself with Wealthy Affiliate, you'll see how valuable it is to be a Premium member :)

Congrats on making that decision, you'll greatly benefit from being Premium!

Carson
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks Carson. Already into the training. Looking forward to interacting with everyone.
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Carson Premium
Awesome Thom! Let me know how things go :)
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IveTriedThat Premium
Hey Thom and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

My name is Steve and I'm the owner of IveTriedThat. You signed up through me and as a thank you I wanted to help guide you around the site a bit now that you're here!

But first, if you ever have any questions or need a hand with anything, do not hesitate to get in touch with me. I am here to help!

As a new member here, there are a few things you'll want to do. Most importantly, you should add a short description and upload a picture. Wealthy Affiliate is a community and having a profile and a picture will really help get you acquainted here.

›› HOW TO KICK START YOUR INTERNET MARKETING BUSINESS ‹‹

You're here to build an Internet Marketing business and Wealthy Affiliate will help you achieve just that. To seriously get things moving into high-gear, I have a few bonuses I want to send your way.

✔ 1. You can get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19!)

✔ 2. With a Premium membership, you are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your business, I will be there every step of the way.

But most importantly...

✔ 3. I am going to be giving you my "2014 Roadmap to Success" with your Premium membership.

I wrote out the exact steps I take to start a new website from scratch. This includes how I pick a niche, come up with content for the site, and monetize it. These are the EXACT strategies I use every day and I've been working for myself full-time since 2008. I know first hand that they work. :)

Anyways, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, I am here and I am available. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA, I know you are going to love it!

If there's anything I can do for you Thom, just let me know!

Cheers!

Steve

PS. Hit the reply button and say hi so I know you made it here OK!
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bigmonkey Premium
Thanks for the introduction Steve. I'll look around the site and if it looks like it will meet my needs I'll upgrade. Thanks for your offer to help.
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IveTriedThat Premium
You're very welcome Thom! I'm glad to see you've made it here to WA! I look forward to working with you and if you ever need a hand with anything, I am here to help.
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bigmonkey Premium
Can a premium member migrate a current WordPress site hosted elsewhere and use my wealthy affiliate WordPress platform?
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IveTriedThat Premium
Yes, you can move sites over to WA. Craig has a pretty good video tutorial on how to do this here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/how-to-transfer-a-wp-site-to-wa-hosting
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