About Brookeflinn
Joined April 2014
After spending 8 years in corporate America because it was supposedly a safer way to make sure I was financial secure than doing the things I love, I have finally decided it is time to find a different path. I have a degree in music performance (I play the Horn and Piano) and I am a licensed massage therapist. I also have a great passion for animals (2 dogs, 2 cats, and a snake live in my house). I'm looking forward to learning a lot on Wealthy Affilate so that I use the internet to help supplement my income while I do more of what I love.
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Garden77 Premium
Hey there, this is Glenn a fellow premium member like yourself dropping by to say special welcome, lots of success and most of all have fun.
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phydel Premium
Congratulations on going premium...I can assure you that you have made the best decision of your life...Contact me anytime you need help..and I will provide you with the help you need as soon as possible. Once again welcome to this new experience
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nadiaP Premium
Congrats.....good luck
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sdawson Premium
Hi Brooke, I'm finding this a great place to learn. Wondering what you have picked as your niche?
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PowerQ Premium
Thanks For The Follow, All The Best To You and Your Family,
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MarionBlack Premium
Thanks for following. I wish you all the best here at WA. ~Marion
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tomtitty006 Premium
Hello Brooke.I am Mark from Northern Ireland,welcome to a great community,ask lots of questions and learn lots.Love your animals.I have also a dog(in my pic profile) and two cats,I love all kinds of animals;well maybe not so keen on snakes but I am sure its getting used to them.
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Anewcreature Premium
hello Brooke! it is a pleasure to meet you and i want you to know that your numbers and profile are all quite impressive and encouraging.
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WillingToTry Premium
Hi Brooke,
Thanks for the follow back, a "synchronistic" moment, my daughter very recently was capped at an award ceremony in London and had the degree of BA Music (Hons) bestowed upon her!
A very proud Dad this side of the pond, still basking in reflected glory.........
I am OK with the cats, and maybe the dogs, but I would definitely give the snake a miss!
Kind regards
~Arthur
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Salniter Premium
Hi, Brooke! Hear there's an anaconda loose in New Jersey...! Thanks so much for the follow!
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skc Premium
There used to be (or may still be), a Company in Capetown that supplied live Cobra's to protect peoples houses while they were away. The snakes took up residence, the appropriate signs were put up and no one dared enter!
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brookeflinn Premium
That is extremely awesome!
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divadejunk Premium
Welcome to WA and Congratulations on upgrading to Premium. All the best to you.
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mtamay Premium
Hi Brookeflinn welcome to this great group.
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sag3 Premium
Welcome to the PREMIUM LEVEL of Wealthy Affiliate:

Hello my name is Ken (sag3), since becoming a Premium Member of Wealthy Affiliate myself. I have found the unparalleled training right from my own home. There was a lot to learn in the in the first level of Kyle’s training. Today you have just taken a new step into your future.

Before I hold you up on your extended training I just want to point out a few thing about me since I became a Premium Member. Like you I was skeptical until I started seeing some results. Then the results kept on growing. I even took a few days off in the first month just to see what would happen.

Guess what happened. One of the websites I created within Wealthy Affiliate went onto the front page of Google. That site has had days in the #1 spot more than once. The only thing to knock it out? A video I made using the Wealthy Affiliate training. All I did was follow the training. Guess I can live with that.

If you get lost or stuck. PM me or use the community within WA.

Welcome to the Premium Level.
Keep Up the HARD Work and you too will be on top.

Here is to Our Success!!

KEN (sag3)
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jmd1121 Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliates!
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Anewcreature Premium
You became a premium member. What a great move
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jjohnson777 Premium
Welcome to WA. Hope you find it as helpful as I have. Best $47 I spend every month. Since you just became premium I share key bit of wisdom. Key to success is to learn failure is good probably better than being successful. I fail at least 9 times a month but I win at least once a month. That's a 10% success rate. All winners lose alot. That's why so few rich people. Most give up after first loss. Failure weeds out the weak so only the strong survive. Hope you see your first monthly payment is worth it just for that golden nugget of info. Sure alot pay a $20 just to be given most important piece of advise.
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cookma54 Premium
Excellent aspirations. I trust that all is working out for you.
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dedicatedone Premium
Hi! Nice to meet you.
Best of luck with everything!
Amy
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alexisnilo Premium
Hello Brookeflinn, thanks for the follow back I wish you a lot of success.
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DNTL Premium
Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA! Seems like you have great passions that can be turned into great income. Good luck! :)
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jharasayda66 Premium
thanks for the comment. I am still getting some ideas from here and there. Will probably change and correct the grammatical errors soon.
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benzburg Premium
Thanks for the follow! Wish you success in your goals through WA . . .
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onyekachi Premium
Hi Brooke, thanks for the follow. I hope your time at WA has been rewarding so far. Best wishes!
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angela64 Premium
Thanks for follow Brookeflinn
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raynoldclare Premium
Hi Brooke,
Thanks for following me, have a great day!!
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VernusMars Premium
Hello Brooke,
Thanks for following me. Wishing you the very best and much success here at WA.
You are a gifted person. Follow your dreams and your passions in life, this is the key to success
Monica
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JennPGD Premium
Hi Brooke,
Thanks for having me in your network. I wish you well and best of success in all you do. :)
Jenn
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rob3 Premium
Hi Brooke, thanks for the follow. Here's wishing you lots of success and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow!
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KD6PAO Premium
Thanks Brooke for the follow and welcome to the WA family!
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stojo Premium
Thats quite aresume. And now that you have found yourself and making a change to what you enjoy doing I'm sure you'll have a much more relaxed work atmosphere. Of course now you cannot call it work because you enjoy what you doing.I wish you the best keep focused and keep a cheating those little bitty goals.
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brookeflinn Premium
LOL thanks! Now the only time my work atmosphere gets tense is when the dogs REALLY want my attention. :) It definitely is a lot more fun than wearing clothes I don't like and going to an office to deal with people that I sometimes cannot stand.
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lausab Premium
Hi Brooke!

Thanks for the follow and for the help. That really helped me understand more what to do with keywords.

All the best to all of us,

Laurice
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brookeflinn Premium
No problem. I'm sure one of these days I'll have a questions and you'll be able to point me in the right direction. That's one reason I love this community so much.
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jespinola Premium
Brooke,

First off welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.

Are you enjoyining the training here?! I recommend to to follow the training step-by step and wer are here to help you in your success.

You have all the tools, training and support here. If you have questions or doubts let us know.

Wishing you every success.

Jorge x
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merryman88 Premium
Hi Brooke, Thank you for your follow, and well done for cutting the bonds and going it alone, it take a lot of guts to do your own thing but it is eventually well worth it to be your own boss and to control your own destiny, your are at the right place here to learn all about online business and marketing all the tools and resources are at your fingertips here its now up to you to take massive action and make your way on the internet, many have gone before you some have been awesome in their success, many have not been but I have a feeling that you will be one of the success stories, so I will follow you now and watch your progress with great interest good luck in your journey here.

Ray Bowley ( Merryman88 )
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Har0ld Premium
Thank you for helping me on chat yesterday...my computer cut out on me...computer works...website transferred..Best to you!
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PhilRou Premium
Thank you for your follow back and all the best here at WA. Doing what you like rather than just making a living is a great prospect!
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Wondermn Premium
Hi Brooke, Like your websites. This is certainly a great place to learn how to succeed on the internet. All the best to you too!
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brookeflinn Premium
Thank you! I've been working hard lately researching for my posts. Hopefully the site will be more robust soon.
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posinfo Premium
Hi Brooke, thanks for following me it is really appreciated. I have had Reiki treatment myself. It is definitely on my recommended list. I have left a comment for you on your website. Wishing you every success in 2014 and beyond :)
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brookeflinn Premium
Hey thanks for going to my site. I have to admit I need to work on that one a bit more. I've been doing a lot of off line planning/research for my other site.

Reiki is definitely a wonderful thing. I do polarity treatments on other people so I tend to go know more about, but no matter which one you use, they are both marvelous treatments for stress and pain relief.
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pderr1234 Premium
Hi Brooke....Nice to meet you and thank you for the follow. I know you will do well at WA......easier than playing the piano! :) Best wishes....Pete
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Freedomseekr Premium
Hi Brooke, thanks for the follow and welcome to WA! I'm sure you'll find success with all that they teach here. Just follow the trainings and ask questions if you have any, and you'll get there. BTW, I love the pics of your dogs and cats!
Best wishes :) -Sherry
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Christabelle Premium
Hi! Thank you for the follow :) You have a very interesting profile! I have always wanted to study music and the piano, but, alas, have never had the opportunity, though I have not given up on that dream!!! Love animals as well and over the years have had all types, but you can keep the snake,lol, they have their place in nature but out of doors for me. Not afraid of them, have caught more then one by hand, just prefer them out of doors. :) Will be fun following your success story here at WA! Christa
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brookeflinn Premium
I have taught a few adult students who were just starting playing the piano. I miss teaching and playing a lot! As for the snake...well it was my mans snake so I figure we had to keep it. ;) It really isn't so bad, but we feed it live mice and the cats seem to get offended every time we feed the snake. I think they feel it is their duty to kill any live rodent that enters the house. Definitely keeps life interesting!
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Christabelle Premium
I bet. I remember when we had to raise mice in biology class & then as we had an abundance of them they brought a snake in to feed them to the snake, fortunately they fed the snake when we weren't around. lol
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OldMule Premium
Hi, thanks for the follow.

Relax and take one step at a time, you are climbing a ladder - so slowly does it!!

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

There is everything you need to become successful right here!

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
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brookeflinn Premium
I'll definitely have to check out your blog. I'm a little jealous though. I've never been a blogger so I'm struggling a little bit on making regular, relevant posts. Right now I'm trying to find a good way to organize my posts on my websites keeping in mind keywords for good google ranking. I've already come to the conclusion that not all of my posts are going to have the best keywords for rankings. That's okay though because I'd rather right relevant quality than focus on always having the best keyword.
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OldMule Premium
Loving what I hear - relevant out runs things as we want readers to come back and engage and become long term prospects and friends etc. Well done there! OldMule
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Wayne Wallace Premium
Thank you for following me. I wish you much success here on your Wealthy Affiliate journey! If you need any help be sure to reach out and ask I'm here to help. We are all dedicated to helping each other here.

If you'd like to read my Wealthy Affiliate Diary it's here
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/wayne-wallace/blog/my-wa-diary#
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brookeflinn Premium
Thanks! I'm really excited to be here. So far it seems like a great community.
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Wayne Wallace Premium
Yes it is for sure!
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Trialynn Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. I hope you have enjoyed your stay so far and have gotten much accomplished Thanks for the follow. If you apply yourself, follow the lessons, ask questions, and join the community chatter you will go far. I wish you well in your journey!! Tria
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gohealthy Premium
Hi Brooke, You've joined a great community. Welcome!
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brookeflinn Premium
Thanks I'm really excited with what I've learned so far. And I love how people are having so much fun while working.
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nomda ploom Premium
hi Brooke, great to meet and follow you on here- you have clarity about where you want to go, which is great!!
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KostasS Premium
Hi Brooke,
Welcome to WA, and thank you for following.
I wish you much success!
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paulgronow Premium
Hi Brookeflinn, we share a passion for music & dogs; I wish you every success.
Paul
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brookeflinn Premium
Both are very excellent passions if I do say so myself :) Make sure you ask lots of questions! It's a good way to get to know people around here as well as an easy way to find info. Just keep in mind that sometimes there is more than one answer as there are more than one way to to embark on this crazy internet marketing journey.
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bkcook Premium
Thanks for the follow. Welcome.
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brookeflinn Premium
I was taking a break from training and going through all the people who had followed me but I hadnt responded to. Sorry it took so long.
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bkcook Premium
5 hours not long. No apology please. The lessons are so intense.
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arick Premium
Welcome to WA Brooke!
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brookeflinn Premium
Thanks! I've been learning so much
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back.
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Fred Chong Premium
Hi Brooke, Thanks for the follow and glad to know you. Hope you enjoy your training and I wish you every success!
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oldbuddy70 Premium
Hi Brooke, thanks for your response to my niche question. My son plays bass in the Charlotte Symphony so I know about passion for music.
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brookeflinn Premium
Oh that is wonderful! It is so hard to get a good gig as a musician. He must be very good.
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Jen090 Premium
Hi Brooke, it's me again, thanks for the follow, my daughter's also into piano, and just had her third concert performance (with other students) last week. I was taken aback when I read the word 'snake'. I would be the last person on earth who will ever look after a snake.
Anyway, all the best.
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brookeflinn Premium
I used to love playing my piano. I still have it, but I couldn't move it out of state (too expensive) so my sister is keeping it for me until I find a more permanent house (we're renting now).

I'm not sure how old your daughter is, but it always amazes me watching the young ones perform. I remember my first competition. I wasn't nervous at all. I think I was too young to know I was supposed to be nervous. I hope she sticks with the piano and maybe even grows into a band or orchestra instrument. People always underestimate how much you can learn with music. It teaches self confidence, attention to detail, team work, and compromise.

The snake was my man's before we met. It has doubled in size since we moved in together. I'm thinking it's because I actually remember to feed it on a regular basis (we give it live mice). The cats love watching it. I think they get a bit indignant when we feed the snake though. They feel that any rodent in the house is for them to kill and they just can't wrap their head around putting it in the cage with the snake.
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Maricel Premium
I have one for when were trying to over think of the next blog and Ive somehow gotten a headache over it its " When in doubt, drop out." Lol..
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Maricel Premium
Thanks for the follow. Ill be following your success as well. Dont forget our infamous quote" more ass movement versus lip." Lol..=)
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brookeflinn Premium
LOL I was trying to think of a way to turn our quote around to use on WA, but I can't. Whether I'm writing posts for my site or doing live chat my fingers are moving.
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Maricel Premium
How about "the fastest way to turn our dreams to reality is when action versus lip are set in motion."
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brookeflinn Premium
Sounds good to me. Like a motto even :)
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Grippy Premium
Hi Brooke welcome to WA a great place to learn Cheers Frank
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brookeflinn Premium
Thanks Frank!
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AMcMaster Premium
Thanks for the follow and getting in touch with me. Just give me a shout if you ever need help with anything.
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brookeflinn Premium
Will do! Thanks
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judebanks Premium
Thank for adding me, Brooke. I enjoyed our chat session the other day and look forward to seeing you around in the community. ~ Jude
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brookeflinn Premium
Thanks for all your help! That one little link made it possible for me to move forward with my website.
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jwelisha Premium
hey brooke, have paid in kind...am now following you
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Brooke for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you need any help remember to post your question in the comments section or on live chat, and someone will be able to help you.

You can also check out my blog posts on my profile page. I blog about ways to help you build a better website and best practices here at WA. Enjoy!
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brookeflinn Premium
I'm loving your blogs so far. They are very helpful!
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you. :)
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NicoleJBN Premium
Hey Brooke,

welcome to WA!

That you joined WA was a great decision. There is so much to learn and experience here that you will have no problems at all in achieving your goals towards being financially free and make a living from the internet.

The WA community is so kind and helpful and the trainings are so easy to follow and simple to understand. It will make you feel like you are with a family that cares about you and your success in first place. I have never experienced such a strong community anywhere else.

Please set your goals, if you haven't already done so, and focus on them. Take action and great success will be there waiting for you.

If you need any help with anything, just ask here within WA and we, the WA community, are happy to help you with anything.

Best of luck to you.

Take care,
Nicole
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brookeflinn Premium
Hey Nicole! Sorry I got so involved in the training I forgot to come back here and reply to this. Thanks for the words of encouragement! I look forward to being a part of this community.

Brooke
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NicoleJBN Premium
Hey there Brooke!

Don't worry about it. I'm so happy you enjoy WA and what is has to offer. :-)

I just upgraded to Premium 2 days ago and I'm there where you're now. So much to learn and every time I complete a lesson I can't stop and have to go to the next lesson. Time is running so fast when you have something to do you really love.

Only action brings you where you want to be.

Keep working and I'm looking forward to hear, see and read more from your journey to online success!

Take care,
Nicole
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freedomforus Premium
Hey there Brooke!

You are entitled to one BIG, WARM WELCOME to our friendly, caring and sharing Wealthy Affiliate (WA) Community. And, yes, you have a very nice, unique profile – telling us that you would like to supplement your income while you do more of what you love.

I would appreciate your clicking on the blue freedomforus link above and taking a close peek at my profile and blogs. You will probably be surprised to see how many things we have in common. You will also see that I enjoy helping “WA Newbies” and those folks that happen to be disabled.

Let me know if you think my profile is a wee bit too long. Also, please share with me a little more in-depth your reason(s) for joining Wealthy Affiliate. Again, if I can help you get started off on the right foot I will give it my best shot.

Thanks - Larry - freedomforus
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brookeflinn Premium
Hey Larry! I don't think your profile is too long. I think you have lived a full and interesting and life and want to share it with people as you help them. What kind of dogs do you have? My boys are a 100 lbs lab/pit mix (he's a big old love bug) and a 60 lbs pit/terrier mix (he's a bit ruff with other animals, but in general is just a big old snuggler). My cats are all the smaller side. Funnily enough I rescued both of them from under cars (one at a dealership and one at a metro park and ride station). My poor Soephie cat is the only girl in the bunch, but she loves her momma.

It's always fun to meet another person from Ohio. I've never been a huge fan of Ohio State though. I ended up moving north for college and getting my music degree in Akron.

The thing I'm most afraid of is finding an niche that will get enough exposure to make some income. From the little I've learned so far I have though of some really great ways to help a few other people make money, but can't quite come up with a site for myself.

I worked for almost exactly 7.5 years at a pharmaceutical and medical distribution company. Mostly I worked on the pharma side of the business helping people with their pricing issues. I moved out to the St Louis area (live in Illinois though) for personal reasons and my position ended up getting terminated due to our customer ending their work contract with us about 10 months into the job. I was pissed. My work there during the first six months brought the customer $200k under budget. They had a big inventory issue which I solved. I've been on unemployment since October 2013 and that just ran out. I've been having a horrible time finding another corporate job since all of my skills in business are home grown through my old company.

I've been a massage therapist, usually working from referrals only (only a handful of clients a month) for many years. I love it. I love how massage helps people. Making a full time living as a massage therapist is not the easiest thing to do though. Plus it is going to cost me a bit to get my license in Illinois since my Ohio one can't be used here. So I've been hunting all over the internet trying to find ways to make some extra cash online. I figure I have a bunch of extra time on my hand when I'm not looking for other jobs or taking care of my pack, I might as well use that time to my advantage.

So now that I've rambled on for way too long, let me say thanks for the message and words of encouragement.

Brooke
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Kyle Premium
Hey there Brooke and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! I am Kyle, co-founder of Wealthy Affiliate and I am here to help you along the way. If you ever have any questions or need a hand with anything, do let me know.

As a new member here, you should check out the Online Entrepreneur Certification getting started course (Level 1). This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets. Here is the link that you will see within your main menu labeled "Get Started Here".

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS
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If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

(1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)
(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there.
(3) I am going to be giving you my "Diamond Traffic Bonus"

But only if you join in your first 7 days (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus).

Anyways Brooke, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, let me know. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA!

Your friend,

Kyle
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brookeflinn Premium
Hi Kyle! I'm really excited to get started with WA and see all there is to learn. I know all these messages are automated, but they have been extremely informative and very welcoming.

Brooke
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Kyle Premium
This one definitely is not Brooke lol, we are real and absolutely accessible if you ever need anything (and you have an entire community behind you as well).

So wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA and I definitely look forward to working with you! Get in touch with me if you ever feel "stuck" anywhere along the way. :)
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