About Bill808
Joined June 2013
I am an advocate for resilient living and a career strategist. Actuall, the two missions compliment each other I follow trends that will affect our work and our careers. Then I help my friends plan a resilient career

Resilience enables us to be prepared to take advantage of opportunity and to deal with any emergency. It means we have the knowledge and resources needed to respond to an opportunity and the financial resources to live comfortably even when things don't go as planned.

I am a conservationist because I know we live on a finite planet with resources under extreme stress. The resilience of the earth has a limit. How we care for the earth will determine the quality of life of our children.

Both are important. As a forester, I have spent my life trying to make my corner of the world a little better place. As an internet entrepreneur, I help my friends make money on line. WA is definitely expanding my horizons.

My goal is to create an internet business that generates $2K month income within the next two years. Why am I using an internet business model? The internet provides us access to over a billion people, we can work from anywhere we have an internet connection. Start up costs and associated risk is minimal. What could be better?

If you are interested in environmental politics in Hawaii visit my blog at:
To learn more about creating resilience in your life visit:
For tips on doing business on line visit:
and for random thoughts of the day including helping others live better, longer, more productive lives :

Contact me at bsager42@gmail.com
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Status update June 2018:
My last month has been consumed with studying the
GDPR and trying to find a solution. I've tried several solutions and think I may have finally found one that works for me.

I'm concentrating on resilientlivingtips dot com and Bill808 dot biz with several posts to each. One thing seems obvious. I need to concentrate on no more than two websites. That means I need to consolidate my interests in those two blogs. Based on Jay's advice. Any other URLs I develop must be targeted on a specific product in a narrow niche.

Goals this 3rd quarter 2018.
Write three posts per week to my resilient living tips blog.
Write one blog post per week to Bill808.
Set up opt-in lists for each website
Hold weekly webinars to discuss personal and financial resilience.
Write a weekly blog post to WA and contribute a monthly training.
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Jaz333 Premium
Hi Bill,

Wow you sure sound like a busy guy! I am working on building my first site but in the future I may possibly add another once this first one is well established. I look forward to networking with you!

I'm happy to have run across your profile. I think you have excellent goals - reachable yet challenging. I need to develop written goals as you have, I think it would really help my productivity levels.

Thanks, Shannon
KenShaddock Premium
Thank you Bill for the follow. I am following you back. You are doing mighty work with your skills and mindset. I shall read up ypur work here and other sites. I am sure I will be encouraged further.
I want encourage you too.
I your bio you mentioned (and we usually think this way) that the planet has limits. And we should take care of it. We certainly should.
But, the Creator designed it like the universe, unlimited, providing for all our needs and all the generations to come I believe.
Love your work Bill.
smartketeer Premium
Hi Bill,

Thanks for following :)

If you need some help or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!

And if you are interested in a particular topic, just type "Posts and training by smartketeer" into the search bar to access the categorized & daily updated "register" of all my blogs and training materials.

To YOUR success!

bill808 Premium
zed, You are one of my WA mentors. You are so organized. I have trouble even tracking my keywords so I can follow up on them.
JonathanAll1 Premium
Yes, thank you for following. And am hungry to get started.
I finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA...

Truely grateful
Jonathan Leslie
@ Facebook / Jonathan Allen
keishalina9 Premium
Hi Top 100! ... and fabulous forester...would it be okay to ask you a tree question? ... we have a magnificent pendulous pine called Milton who is likely well over some 100+ years young....he's been recently 'hydro-hacked' and over-pruned by zealots previous year...while he shows new shoots at the tips--he's also showing some 'red' near the tips -- distressed? .. yes, likely, -- what if anything can we do for his health? ... we love him lots -- he provides so much cooling shade in summer and habitat playground for all the lil' birds e.g. chickadees, finches, juncos, hummers.. :) so beautiful...
bill808 Premium
There are a lot of tree species referred to as Pendulous pine. It is likely Milton lives in the northern Appalachia but Pinus strobus, Easter White Pine ranges from USDA Zone3 south along the Appalachia Mountains into Kentucky.

Milton seems very sick. Climate change is drought stressing a lot of tree species. I recommend you find an Agricultural Extension Agent or check with your local Forest Service. The both have people who will make local house calls to checkout Milton.

You can make a berm at the outer drip line of the crown and flood irrigate during summer drought. Moisture must be able to penetrate deep. You can find an arborist who can give Milton shots of nutrients and also check for bark beetle and root problems.

Check out this link https://www.uky.edu/hort/Eastern-White-Pine
BradB18 Premium
Hi Bill,

Great meeting you and thank you for following me.

I know how you feel when you state you have to concentrate only on two websites. I went out like a bull out of a gate and started three, which was a mistake. I am now trying to master one then move forward.

Let's hope they wake up to themselves and give the Amazing Amazon a break. They have butchered that mighty jungle and now they are just throwing truckloads and truckloads of garbage into her bloodline river and really destroying her. I couldn't believe it when I saw the videos only two weeks ago.

In Australia, our two major supermarkets, as of yesterday July 1, have removed plastic bags from the checkout. And I think this is a great step forward and eventually, others will follow.

On a final note, I would like to wish you the best in all aspects of life and see you along the journey through WA!!!


bill808 Premium
Thanks Brad. Hawaii has been trying to ban plastic bags for a decade. The State Legislatiure has fail to act, but each of our Counties have initiated bans.
BradB18 Premium
They have to do something about South America. It is shocking and can have an effect on the rest of the world.
bill808 Premium
I've seen pictures of rivers in India and Southeast Asia that look like you could walk on the plastic. We have the largest marine reserve in the world thousand of mile from the nearest continent and our sea birds are starving because they are full of plastic.
BradB18 Premium
It is disgusting.....
Felini Premium
Hi Bill!

I've read your quote of Zig Ziglar :) So I just had to see what you are up to - and follow you!

Big Zig Ziglar fan over here. Nice to meet you!

Oh, the GDPR - I'm about to handle this for my own blog at the moment. But nearly finished!
If you like, I can recommend the course I'm using right now - from a lawyer/blogger/teacher (great combination eh?) who is specialized in this. She has templates to copy and a list of plugins with the settings explained. It has helped me a lot to have everything in one place - lawyer confirmed.

With that said - I'm looking forward to following your updates here on WA!

I'm so grateful for this place. It's like getting an energy boost from a big powerplant of knowledge :)

Have a great day, Bill!

Best wishes,
bill808 Premium
Thanks Benita, Yes I'm interested in learning all I can about GDPR so I can be more confident in helping my clients.
Felini Premium
Hi Bill!
If you like to check it out, the link is at the bottom of my GDPR article over here (scroll down to the end)


It's a great course, which explains everything in plain words. Worth every penny. Plus the lawyer, Lucrezia, is a super nice person :) Hope it helps!

bill808 Premium
Looks Good. I'll go for it. Thanks
louisaparson Premium
Thanks for following me, Bill.

I'm new to WA. I went Premium May 4 (Joined April 22). I'm here at WA to learn how to supplement my fixed income.

I went Yearly June 1 2018. I'm excited about dedicating myself for a year. I hope to have the same success you have had with WA.

Resiliency is an attribute that is developed with those who have mental health conditions. I like how you coined the phrase "resiliency advocate". It will be something I will borrow when working with my peer network.

It is interesting to have found a conservationist working the WA program. I have bookmarked your profile for future reference to stay up to date with your ramblings. I'm sure I will learn a lot.

I have added you to my bookmarks on Google and followed you on Google+.

Thanks for writing articles that inspire newcomers to pursue their dreams. You are definitely a marketer to watch..

Congratulations for being in the Top 100.

Thanks for reaching out to a newcomer.

All the best,

bill808 Premium
Hope I can live up to your kind words.
michelemarie Premium
Hi thank you Bill, great to meet you and thank you for the links you have provided
You can see what an amazing place this is, regardless of why we come here, initially, we end up meeting and learning and discovering, sharing our lives and thoughts on such a more personal level becausei of WA!!!
seconds2work Premium
Thank you for following me back; I'm betting we can learn a lot from each other here in this vast community. I'm looking forward to it sharing ideas and help each reach that point in life, where can help other get their goals.

I'm picking up the right amount of knowledge on internet marketing from Wealthy Affiliate, and developing skills hidden deep within me I never knew were there. I'm sure you will also.

I know you're as busy as I am. I wanted to say thank you for following me back. If you have any questions, I'm here to help. May God bless you and be the light for your journey.
seconds2work Premium
Thank you for following; I will follow you back. I'm betting we can learn a lot from each other here in this vast community, looking forward to it.

I pick up a right amount of knowledge on Internet marketing from Wealthy Affiliate, and developed skills that were hidden deep within me I never knew were there. I'm sure you will also.

I know you're as busy as I am. I wanted to say thank you. If you have any questions, I'm here to help. May God bless you and be the light for your journey.

manne13666 Premium
Hello Bill!

Thank you for the follow. I've added you to my network. I definitely want to help give back to the earth, as well. I'd like at least a small plot of land and build my own nature preserve.

Wishing you success and happiness on your journey

Take care,

Madek Premium
Hey, Bill!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

PMindra Premium
Hi, Bill.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your network. I graciously accept by following you back.

I am very pleased to make your acquaintance and look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Kindest regards,

Flash4 Premium
Hi Bill,I'm married to one, tee hee.
So you live in Hawaii boy I didn't realize how difficult the spelling of that was.
Conservation is pretty well "up there" as far as I'm concerned.
My view is the same as yours, help others to help themselves and give them the confidence to do so.
Thank you for following me, I am following you back.
Cheers, Jae
bill808 Premium
Hi Jae, The Missionaries developed the Hawaiian written language based on Latin. If you use the Latin pronunciation of the letters and know a few simple rules you can generally spell the Hawaiian word correctly. Hawaii is actually spelled Hawai'i. The glottal stop (') is a letter in the Hawaiian alphabet. Two vowels cannot be used together so a ' is used to separate them. There are always exceptions. For instance Hawaiian is spelled without glottal stops.

Hawaiian is a complex language in that a single word can have many meanings. For instance the word pono cannot be translated into English. It means to live a balanced life, to live in harmony with others, to live righteously, to be at peace with ones self and the world. goodness, uprightness, morality, correct and proper proceedure, excellance, prosperty, treating others fairly, duty... a simple 4 letter word with so many great meanings.
StunningBell Premium

Thanks for adding me to your network. I'm following you back.

We are all very fortunate to belong to this amazing platform and family. All the help we need to succeed online is found in one place. Life couldn't be better.

I'm seriously enjoying y 3 months of membership and life is only getting better and better, as I acquire knowledge and improve my website on a daily basis.

I also wish you a very interesting ride here. Wishing you all the best.
Karlito76 Premium
Hi Bill, and thank you for the follow! You have an interesting bio. My parents and Son just got back from visiting the islands. They went to several different islands and had a lot of fun. They were there for a month and they love it, especially Maui. That's the only island I been to and I love it there too! One thing I never understood was why there was no inter-island ferry boat to get people around the islands. You could argue that it would interfere or harm the humpback whales but what about all the cruise lines that frequent the islands. You'd think an airplane flight would do more harm to the environment than a slow moving boat would but I don't know. I'd be interested to hear your opinion on the matter if you have the time. If not, no big deal. Hey, if you ever need anything, let me know and I'll do my best to help you out! Best of luck to you!
bill808 Premium
I lived on Maui for 5 years before transferring to Oahu. There is no experience like standing at the summit of Hale'akala and watching the Sunrise.

We had an interisland ferry for a short time. The Governor tried to short cut our EIS process and the courts shut down the ferries saying a EIS was required. The company took its ferries and went to Asia.

We have a serious invasive species problem in Hawaii and try to keep bad stuff from moving between islands. Bad bugs would hitch a ride on vehicles. For instance, the slug that carries rat lung disease is on the island of Hawaii. It could attach to the underside of a vehicle and be transported to other island. Rat lung disease is having a major economic impact on local farmers because no one will buy their produce.

Just one example.
Karlito76 Premium
I understand completely now. Yes, invasive species can really cause problems. That's too bad, hopefully you will be able to get it under control. Thank you for responding!
SteveCrozza Premium
Hi Bill,

Having just read your post about creating $100k/yr in passive income I decided to look here.

I like your intensity and desire to look after mother earth, I like to do my bit but not on such a scale as you. But every little bit helps.

Anyway, decided to follow you and will keep in touch.


bill808 Premium
We all must do what we can.
I believe grassroots conservation organizations who understand their local problems working together worldwide, will be a source of power to change the current destruction. We have to stop the two big Cs of world destruction. Climate change and Conflict.

Get active. Build your own personal and financial resilience. Then work to leave a quality life for your kids.
gcd Premium
Bill, it's good to meet you! Thank you for following me and adding me to your network. It's encouraging to meet people such as yourself who have been here for so long.

Your sites are great although you might want to take a look at your Send Out Cards review post. I'm not sure if it's a carryover from a theme change or quite what has happened but there is some code at the top of it (looks like content/theme markers - not sure what the right term is but you'll see what I mean when you view the page. It also has a strange post name in the URL

Anyway, I digress - great to meet you and wishing you every success :)
bill808 Premium
I must just be stubborn. I think internet markting is the best option for anyone over 50 who has been out of work for a year. The chances for anyone in that demographic getting a job are pretty slim. The option is to create our own business.
phildora Premium
Hi Bill! Thanks for the follow!

You have landed at the right place, at the right time! I believe Wealthy Affiliate has the best training modules on the planet!
Stay focused, determined, and motivated and you will achieve great success!

You have a wealth of internet marketing experience and I will definitely seek advice on how and what!

All the best in not only meeting but exceeding your business goals!
N33 Premium
Good evening Bill,
Thank you very much for the follow. How nice to meet you here. Your biography is delighting and I ran to your indications to read more about your life focusses. I am just reading a wonderful book on the dialogues between trees. So it seems to be just the continuation.
Have a wonderful weekend.
N with a smile
Cindyda1 Premium
Hi Bill, thanks for connecting with me. I think I'd like to mosey over and check out your websites! I am a believer of being able to self-sustain and "resilient living" sounds interesting to me. The internet business part I haven't quite gotten down yet myself, so I will check that site out also! I hope you are doing well and wish you continued success!
SantaFez Premium
Hello Bill and thank you for following me back.
Like you I am a great admirer of mother earth's resilience and try to better my little corner of the earth - though I am not a forester I do my best to do what I can to keep and protect what we have.
Looking forward to networking with you...
bill808 Premium
When I was young, I wanted to take care of my little corner of the earth. I figured if others did the same things would be good. Unfortunately, conflict and climate change intervened and things have gotten to the point that I fear for my grandchildren.

Now we have to focus on maintaining our personal and global resilience. One way we will maintain our personal resilience is being prepared for anything that happens and diversifying our incomes. I believe the internet gives us a way to create an incredible income and WA will teach us what we have to do to achieve our goals.

My websites and contact information are in my profile. My company is Hana Like, Hawaiian for working together. Let's do it.
SantaFez Premium
Thanks Bill, will have a look at Hana...like the name =) Very appropriate!
FrankieTrill Premium
Peace thank for the love
I want to send you my blessings of health wealth and prosperity plus longevity and I also want to encourage you to stay positive and keep striving towards your dreams. I will see you at the top. Peace


P.S. Check out my links on my site and and follow me on my social sites and I will reciprocate







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I respect for any kind of individual opinion and different view on certain things and issue. Thanks for your recent curiosity pertaining to DIG THAT GOLD.

Thanks and welcome :)
AfqmBiz Premium
I take this glorious opportunity to welcome, thanks, and appreciate your kind following and networking with me at WA. It may take a bit of your ample time here but it is huge for me. :)

This is also the opportunity for me to know about my networking people briefly.

Ali-M Premium
Dear Bill, how are you?) Hope you are fine and everything is great with your business progress ). I've recently followed you in WA.

My site is about technology and since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my network too.
Here is my links and I would be happy to have you in my social networks too (If you like of course : ) ). Also if you leave me your social network links; I'll be able to following you back.

Here is mine:
Google: https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
Facebook: http://goo.gl/Plbnhj
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

Wish you great success in your online business,

BelieveItYes Premium
Hey !

Would you mind helping me boost my youtube channel? Either by subscribing to it or maybe sharing a video or just liking them? = )


It would mean a lot to me. This channel is my dream job : makeup artist (I do every day makeup but mostly crazy halloween makeup and artistic makeup)

Please check it out and subscribe if you lilke it ! and let me know if you need me to return the favor, by subscribing to your channel or anything that can help your business =) I will be happy to do it! :D
Many thanks!!!