About Bowhunter1
Joined January 2017
I am a proud Veteran of the United States Army with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Central Michigan University. I have been an educator for 12 years and have the greatest, most supportive wife in the world! I have 2 sons in college at my alma mater and currently live and teach in Arizona. I love working out and anything outdoors, especially hunting. I am a man of Faith and believe The Creator has a plan and a specific purpose for me while I'm on this earth. I look forward to being part of this community.
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks, Shawn.
I really appreciate the encouragement, and I'm sure I'll need help along the way. I plan on taking advantage of as much training as I can get my hands on and will definitely be asking questions as I go. Thanks again, look forward to being part of this community.
Have a great week,
Rich
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Compsol99 Premium
My pleasure Rich. Good luck with the training and let me know if there is anything I can help you with.
This is a great community! It's one of the main reasons I joined as an annual premium member.
Regards,
Shawn
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graveltruck Premium
good luck on this journey
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drjec Premium
Thanks for following me. All the best as you continue with WA.
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Hey my friend Anthony here, Just wanted to drop in and congrats you on moving to premium, best wishes, I appreciate the follow back.
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MarkBa Premium
Hi Richard, Welcome to WA Premium. I’ve been a premium member for six weeks myself and so far it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made. I hope it is for you too. Make sure you join the weekly webinar or watch the recording. They are very useful. Wishing you every success with your business goals. All the best, Mark
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks, Mark! Really appreciate the encouragement. All the best to you, my friend!
Rich
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MarkBa Premium
Thanks Rich.
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ClaudiaHB Premium
Welcome to the premium membership of Wealthy Affiliate. You made a wise choice. If you have any questions regarding Wealthy Affiliate or making money online in general, feel free to drop me a PM.
I highly recommend that you work through each and every lesson available to you here on WA as a premium member, and wish you the most possible success in your endeavor.
Fiercely Independent Blessings
Claudia
Try and fail, but never fail to try – Jared Leto
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JoseRamon Premium
Welcome to WA premium and congratulations, with the premium service you are in the right place to learn while having fun.

Here you will find everything you need to succeed. This is the same step , I have taken, a few days ago, and I am delighted.

Warn Wellcome
Jose Ramon
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings Richard and welcome to the wonderful word at Wealthy Affiliate as a Premium Member!

I've actually been to Arizona once last Summer.....outside of being incredibly hot, it was absolutely beautiful!

All the best with moving forward with your training Richard!
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Biggsta Premium
Great job on going Premium! I'm glad you decided to take that next big step because now you will see what Wealthy Affiliate really has to offer.

There is so much great training ahead of you and I can't wait to see your success.

If you ever need help with anything please feel free to let me know. Take care and good luck to you.

-Jaime
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks a lot, Jaime and thank you for your service to our great country. I look forward to working with great people like you. I am brand new at this and have no idea what I'm doing, so any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks again,
Rich
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Biggsta Premium
Thank you Rich for that and if you ever need anything, just shoot me a message :)
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Bigimpact Premium
Hello! :)
Congratulations on going premium. :D
You now have access to live training and so much more!
I wish you all the best.

Cheers,
Suhail.
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Karax Premium
Welcome and congrats on going premium! :)
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks, Karax. I have no idea what I'm doing, I'm gonna need lots of help... this is all so new to me, hoping the "community" is as helpful as everyone says it is. Look forward to working with you. Any tips/hints you can give will be much appreciated.
Best wishes
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EdwardSeeley Premium
Hi and welcome to premium membership. I just wanted to wish you every success on your journey here at WA.
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Richard? 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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bowhunter1 Premium
Well, I'm still waiting for an answer to my "niche" question from 4 days ago.....
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Kyle Premium
Sorry, where did you leave this question. Just getting settled after our LV conference here, but back in the saddle so if you still need a hand and it is unanswered I will help you out Richard.
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bowhunter1 Premium
Hey Kyle,
To tell you the truth, I don't know where I typed that message.... I'm still getting used to navigating through a social media format. Never jumped on that bandwagon - never saw the need until now. I see the value in connecting with this community since we all have WA in common. Anyway, since that question I've completed more training and have answered my own question. I've really learned a lot this week and look forward to learning much more.
Hope Vegas went well. Will be in touch, thanks for the reply.
Rich
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Kyle Premium
OK, good to know Richard! lol It happens to the best of us and if you do have any further questions moving forward do let me know. Vegas was a wonderful time, indeed. :)
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Richard!

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. Richard , 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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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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bowhunter1 Premium
Thank you, Kyle. I am going to ask for your help with choosing my "niche". I've narrowed it down to 2 things I am very passionate about and I'd like your advice on which one you think would be the best for building a profitable business. These 2 things are part of my lifestyle, not just a hobby, so it'd be awesome to enjoy them while earning an income at the same time. I have always been an avid outdoors man, although I know that is a broad category, I would narrow it down to bow hunting the whitetailed deer. The other lifestyle passion I enjoy is exercise fitness, more specifically strength training. I would love to get your input on which direction would be a better "niche" for me.
Thank you,
Rich
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Kyle Premium
Sure, that sounds like a good niche. You could definitely head in that direction. If you need a hand as you build out your website Rich let me know and I will be more than happy to give you hand.
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NielSmit Premium
Awesome to see another Bowhunter in the group!
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks, Niel. Glad to meet you, look forward to this new adventure.
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googs Premium
Welcome to WA! Best wishes.
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Richard!

Pleased to meet you. It's good to have you the community. Thanks for serving in the military and for teaching the next generation.

I look forward to helping you build a profitable online business.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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bowhunter1 Premium
Hello, Gary and thanks for the encouragement. Really have no idea what all this is about, but am eager to learn. As I get going, it would really help if you could give me your opinion on a goal. I'm thinking for short term, is $1000 / month a realistic goal? I'm willing to put in the work and see there's lots of help and training. Any input would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Rich
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Richard!

About not knowing what you are doing, that's understandable. The process of building a profitable online business is actually very simple, but if you have never done it before, the language and terrain might seem strange.

Please do not think you can't get this. You can. It's new to you. That's all. Stick with it and it will click. Soon after that, you'll see endless opportunities online.

A $1000 a month is a realistic goal, but it will probably take you longer to get there than you would expect. That said, after your business is earning $1000 a month, the second $1000 will appear much quicker than the first and the third $1000 even faster.

Building an online business, particularly in the beginning, is not like working for a paycheck where you put in the time and the money appears two weeks later. It's more like farming where you do prep work and create the conditions for profit, but the profit has its own schedule.

Like a farmer is dependent on the weather and seasons, an online business is dependent on the search engines and other dynamics we can influence, but cannot control.

Success takes as long as it takes. Kyle likes to remind us that success is more patient than we are.

While it is essential to have income goals, in the beginning, it is also important to focus on the training and completing the tasks, confident the money will come.

Starting out, the one thing you can do to speed up the process is to post a lot of quality, keyword focused content to your website. You'll learn more about that in the training.

Kyle wrote an excellent blog post that addresses your question. I recommend it. You can read it here. Richard, I wish I could give you a specific answer, but there are too many variables to be able to honestly predict how long it will take to create a monthly income of $1000.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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bowhunter1 Premium
Thanks a lot, Gary. Your answer was specific enough and very encouraging and pretty much what I was hoping to hear. I am really impressed with everyone's advice and encouragement so far. I have no doubt that I can do this and am definitely excited. I loved your "farming" analogy, my father and grandfather were farmers, so it made perfect sense to me.
I am tired of the "get rich quick" scams that promise unrealistic results and waste time and energy. I want to build something solid that is productive and has longevity. I am willing to put in the time and learn as much as I can. One of the non-financial goals I wrote down was within a year, I am going to be independent enough with my own business to stop answering to a "boss" (except for my wife, HA!)
Thanks again, Gary and I will be asking for lots of help.
Have a great day,
Rich
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Richard!

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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