About BretRoyster
Joined October 2018
Hey I'm Bret!

I've recently moved to Northwest Arkansas and more recently started my own software contracting freelance business - but I've been interested in online marketing and building a more 'leveraged' online business for a number of years now.

I've attempted a lot of paid marketing in the past attempting to sell memberships to an online network marketing company I was involved in (and no longer involved with...) and more recently attempting to sell affiliate products on native marketing platforms without a lot of success due to time constants from my last job.

I've always 'known' about SEO/free marketing strategies like blogging, etc - but I've never been patient enough to really give it a strong go. I'm excited to make that transition now! This looks like a great platform to move me in that direction.

I'm super excited about completely breaking away from the 9-5 office life (I'm only half way there right now)!

I love software, marketing, and business. And I'm probably 'good' at those things in that exact order currently ;-)
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Igor13 Premium
Hi Bret!

I am my whole life freelancer. In sport. Now, I have decided to try in internet marketing as well. Still to lear. It is actually simple. WA is showing the steps. But, for many people not achievable. This is the proof how simple things can be also difficult.

WA is a place to be and to stay. regardless of success in online marketing. Always something to learn.

The point is, what I have learned so far, that the best knowledge and skills stay uncovered and without bigger success online if not marketed properly.

Like thousands, probably millions of great book authors that never market properly their books.

So, online marketing is, in my opinion, the most important part of the whole online marketing and making money chain!

WA is a great product, system, knowledge base, community. It is available to us. Teaching us how to create own products as well and become successful online. Having that in mind, it is easy to have a product! But, bringing it in front of the audience and market it properly is a piece of work.

Regardless, using the free or paid method, targeting the right audience is a must. The doorway to success!

You have many digital and non-digital skills as I see. I am sure you will learn marketing fast and gain success and liberate yourself from the 9-5 day job!

Thanks a lot for contacting me and the follow. I am glad to be part of your network.

Wish you a lot of success!

Best regards!
Igor

Stay well, market better, convert best!
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apache1 Premium
Hi Brett
Thank you for the follow and welcome to the gang here in WA.
Great that you already have some skills and knowledge and with Kyle's training this can only expand further with what you already possess.
Wishing you well going forward
Just keep believing in yourself and always go forward
Andre
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Andre!
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kpercival55 Premium
Hi and welcome Bret!
Thanks for the follow, I’ve returned the favor.
Your background sounds like this won’t be a big hill for you to climb.
This is the best place for training and support to build your online business.
We’re all here to support each other’s success.
I look forward to seeing your progress!
KyleAnn
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx KyleAnn!
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Flash4 Premium
Hi Brett,
Nice to meet you here at WA. Wishing you much luck & success in your chosen field, it's always exciting to start something new.

Hope you stay with us a while. We all love success stories, helps us all to keep on doing what we signed up for.

Thanks for following me I have followed you back.

Cheers Jae from Oz
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BretRoyster Premium
Sounds great Jae!
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McWord Premium
Thanks for the follow and welcome to the WA Community! You'll find the community has tons of help for anyone who needs it, so don't hesitate to reach out. We are interested in our mutual success and there are plenty of people willing and able to assist!

All the best,

mitch
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Mitch!
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McWord Premium
Anytime!

mitch
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Loes Premium
Hello Bret,♫Welcome! I am so pleased you found WA. Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training on every issue I had problems with myself. And I share all my interesting findings on my blog space. I have listed them on a blog for you. When you type in “Blogs top rated by Loes” into the search bar on top, you'll find my goodies under Training. I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2018/2019. See you around, Greetings Loes
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BretRoyster Premium
Wow thx Loes! You post looks like a great resource!
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ShuiHyen Premium
Hey,

Welcome to WA Community. I have added you to my network, and looking forward to work with you. .

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any of my assistance, I always here to help.

Beside, you can contact or follow me on the following social media platform.

https://www.facebook.com/zpothub
https://mobile.twitter.com/shuihyen


Best wishes and much success to you. Above all, have fun!

Shui Hyen
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BretRoyster Premium
Thanks Shui! I appreciate the connection!
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StPaul Premium
Congratulations on becoming a Premium Member. There is a ton of training that comes with the premium membership which makes it a great investment in yourself. Anything I can do to help you feel free to send me a message. Do remember it will take time to earn money online and patience is the key. Never ever give up.
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BretRoyster Premium
Thanks man!
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YanFellow Premium
Hi Bret - Welcome to WA and congratulations on going Premium.

Just a few word which might help - WA is the Real Deal. Follow the training and you learn how to do affiliate marketing the right way. It's not a get-rich-quick scheme - but work at it and you can get rich slowly :-)

There's also a massive amount of help and support from the WA members so if you have any questions at all about anything - just ask.

Wishing you much success here at WA,
Ian
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Ian!
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Calvinator63 Premium
Hello Bret,

WA will prove the training and tools, the community will provide ample support for your success, its just your job to do what you learn - how easy is that just like plug -n- play :-). I’d like to be one of the first member’s here at WA to congratulate you, on making what I think to be a very smart decision toward securing your finances in the near future, and that was upgrading to premium.

You will find that there is plenty of training being offered on this platform not just through the two main training courses that you have most likely already started one of them, if not just click on the green "Training" tab on the left over there to get started.

Additional over on the left is recorded copies of Jay’s webinars click on "Live Events" tab to view those, also, Friday evening 8 pm US Pacific Standard Time is when the live events happen. You won't want to miss those and you’ll just use the same tab to join those events with Jay and everyone else).

Straight above in the black WA tool bar (just right of the WA icon) is a search box that has a cornucopia of information anything A-Z about online entrepreneurship, website design, and other aspect relevant to your new online business. You can find all that information and so much more hidden in that gem.

Then if you cannot find your answer in any of the platform’s resources you can always asking the member’s 24/7 “live Chat” tab also located on the left over there. You should be able to find someone in there that can answer your question or guide you in the right direction to get it solved.

WA is a “NO SPAM ZONE”, they consider posting your Domain name/URL/logo/company name without being asked to do so, as spam here. Here is a link the Kyle’s posted copy of the WA rules: There are a couple of spots that you are allowed to openly post your URL (but no logo’s or company names are to be posted anywhere on this site) on the lower far right of your profile page there is a spot, and then 2 platforms which can be found by clicking the websites tab on the WA home page and they are site feedback, and site comment.

What most members do is put website’s link in the lower right hand corner of their profile page then when you ask someone to look at your site they will know right where to go to find the link as long as you are both following each other.

I hope your stay here is long and very lucrative. If you ever need any additional help please don’t hesitate to ask anyone for help, the community is full of members willing to help n any way possible - including me :-D

Once again Welcome to WA!

Affiliate marketing is our priority: where content is KING and consistency is the KEY to your SUCCESS

Onward and upward always,

Calvin
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx man
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tbcllc Premium
Welcome Bret to one of the greatest online platforms available!

I feel so lucky to have found such a great place to learn, be creative, and build my business.

The best thing about WA and the community is that you have all the resources that you need. It is just about applying everything you learn, being patient, and achieving your short term goals.

I encourage you to start the training right away. As you go through the training you can watch the videos, read the video summaries and be sure to apply every single step in the video without skipping steps.

It is amazing how much you learn and how quickly you can become a great resource for others.

If you ever have any questions or need assistance don't hesitate to reach out.

Jay S.
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Jay!
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tbcllc Premium
You're welcome.
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LCEndahl Premium
Hello there!!! Welcome to WA Premium. You won't regret your decision!! The information available here is never ending!! And the training is incredible!! Take it ALL in!!

Follow the training! I cannot stress this enough. Do not skip around. Do the lessons in the order in which they are. As well as the tasks that follow each of those lessons. I often jumped ahead in training, on my own, to only later really regret it.

Go at your pace. Slow and steady is my new rule. You'll find you can't wait to learn more in the following days. You’ll want to learn more!! It ignites a new passion within you. It did me! Gave me back my purpose for living! There were a few lessons that I had to watch twice. If that's what you have to do, do it!

And soon you will have yourself an awesome website. Amazing direction, and the tools that you need to succeed in whatever it is you want to do!

You CAN do this!!

Be awesome!! Be amazing!!! And be successful!!
Laura
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BretRoyster Premium
Wow thx Laura for the kind words!

And I appreciate your stress on the training and following the steps in order etc. That's something I know I've been guilty of in the past (ie. thinking I know it all already) and then missing important stuff.

I'm really impressed with all the community and this platform. And yeah the training, support, and tech so far has been just super fun to dig into.

Looking forward to making a strong business on this platform - and hopefully helping a lot of people find this platform!
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3tripleA Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. We are delighted to have you. Happy to see you climbing your success steps. Looking forward to following and participating in your success. Best wishes
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BretRoyster Premium
Thanks man! Appreciate it!
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free4life Premium
Welcome to premium, this is such a wise move on your part.
Let me tell you why;

1) you have just taken a huge step towards securing the future you want.
2) There is no better training available
3) The community here ROCKS
4) It shows just how serious you are about making a change Keep up the great work

Blessings ~ Frank & Tina (free4life)
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MThompson3 Premium
Thanks for the follow. I look forward to seeing your success at WA.
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adreyna Premium
Hi Bret, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!
Thanks for adding me to your network.
Wish you all the best here at WA.
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delroy2222 Premium
Hi Bret

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Best wishes.

Delroy
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Delroy!
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HarveyBrown Premium
Hello Bret, nice to meet you and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate (WA). Thank you for the follow and all the best in achieving your goals at WA.
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Harvey!
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tmaltz Premium
Great to have you here Bret. With your skill set and motivation, once you go through all the training you could even open up a local seo consultation business. There's webinars on it in the Live Events section (left menu) if you want to check it out.

Anyways, I want to make sure you get off to the right start... Check out this post by the owner Kyle before you choose a domain name or niche idea. Hope all is well and let me know if you have any questions about Wealthy Affiliate or how to get started.

Cheers,
Todd
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BretRoyster Premium
That's actually a great idea!

One of my challenges starting to freelance on Upwork was just this feeling of "this business will never grow beyond me if its tied to my hourly work".

So I know I was interested in doing something more 'agency-like' where I could leverage my time better. SEO would be a great and valuable service I could build out!
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tmaltz Premium
Yeah, it's a skill set that most local businesses don't have and so it's a nice business model. You essentially need to be able to go into a site and know what to do to get that site to rank locally.

It's not that hard after you go through the training. Once you get the skill down, then you just need clients. The cool thing with this business model is that you set them up on a maintenance fee for 500/mo and then keep their websites in top position.

You just have to have the skills to get the clients as well which takes a bit of hustle.

Just build a niche website and take the classes and after you go through the training, assuming you complete each task, and you'll get it all down.

There's lots of options, but the key is to take action, take the classes and get to it.
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BretRoyster Premium
Dude I just read this! Such a great idea. Thank you so much!
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tmaltz Premium
Hi Bret,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate (WA), it's Todd from http://LearnToGrowWealthOnline.com. I referred you to WA because it’s the best resource for online entrepreneurs.

This is where I got started online and where you can get an amazing education in internet marketing and online business.

Just follow Wealthy Affiliate’s step-by-step approach and you’ll do great.

I've grown a simple blog with little money (and a lot of hard work) into a rocking online business.

It's Really Cool!

- And you can do it too!

Just take it like any educational program, college, or trade school and DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

The results are awesome!

Where to get started? Take this first class here: Best,
Todd
http://LearnToGrowWealthOnline.com
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Todd!
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billy947 Premium
Hi Bret ,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.

I am looking forward to helping you with getting started. My suggestion would be to take some action because there is a great deal to learn.

Getting started here is easy, the training lessons are awesome and there are 1000's of people to help you succeed: If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give me a shout. Stay Well.

Bill
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BretRoyster Premium
Thx Bill! This platform is really 'fun' so far... I'm really pleasantly surprised.

Thanks again for the message.
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billy947 Premium
You are very welcome Bret, wishing you all the best.
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