About Brooklyn2008
Joined February 2016
Hi my name is Nicki and I am brand new to WA and building websites, with a little bit of experience with online marketing.

I spend so much time searching random things online, I figured that there has got be a way for me to make money with all of the time that I spend online!! lol

I live just outside of Toronto, Ontario, and I am legal assistant at a very busy firm dealing inclusively in Aboriginal law.

On the weekends, I work for a new homes marketing company and I am currently working at a condo sales office downtown Toronto.

I am a very hard working person, and I am constantly searching for new ways to make money online, and I always have a million different ideas of how I can do so.

I am very excited about this opportunity. I think it is exactly the perfect start to where I want to grow my ideas.

I am also an avid traveller (hence the two jobs lol) and I am really looking forward to my trips to Peru and Australia this year!!!

[February 2017 update]

So it's been a year since I've joined WA and a lot has happened since then.

I managed to make it to Peru and Australia last year (which were both amazing), and I no longer need to work two jobs. I now have my weekends free - even though occasionally I do pick up the odd shift selling condos/new houses, just because it can be fun.

I have since got a little promotion at work and a nice raise. My goal every year is to make my Net pay what my Gross pay was the previous year. So far, for the last 3 years, I have been successful at this mini challenge. But as my income increases, so do my deductions. lol So being able to Net what I gross, becomes increasingly harder and harder every year. But I am determined to make it happen again this year, and I know what type of dedication it's going to take to make that happen.

This is going to be a very exciting year for me. I am about to buy my first house, I just started a new website which I am very excited about (I realized that my first site is more of a hobby since I was not extremely passionate about writing content for it as much as i would need to make it successful), and I am going to Costa Rica for a friend's wedding in December. Lots of big things on my plate. But I am excited to make it happen and to share all my milestones with you all!! :)

Cheer from cold Canada :)
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JonLake Premium
Thanks for the follow Nicki. It’s nice to meet you and feel free to connect with us further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of our profile

We look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies. If you need any help please feel free to ask

Jon and Debbie :)
smartketeer Premium
Hi Nicki,

Thanks for following!

Here are my recommended WA posts for you: To YOUR success!

LeeMcQuay Premium
Hello Nicki.
I just want to say how honored I am to meet such a kind person.

You are such a busy young lady. You weren't joking about having a lot on your plate.

I look forward to hearing more about your journey and your endeavors.

Wishing you the best in all you do
Lee Ann
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thanks LeeAnn!

I'm so happy we were able to connect, even though it was under unpleasant circumstances, at least some good will come from it all :)

I look forward to learning and sharing our journey's in this fascinating online business world!


LeeMcQuay Premium
Thank you Nicki.
How are you after the weekend?

Lee Ann
Charlesplay Premium
Hi Nicki,
Thanks for addimg me to your network. Following you right back.

I like your mini challenge and hope to follow in your footsteps of success here. This remids me to something i read:

"When you truly believe in somethng, you cannot be pursuaded otherwise."

All the best..Charles
KevinOConnor Premium
Hi Nicki,
Thanks for following me. Your travels are great. I've been to Australia and Peru as well and enjoyed both (I lived in Perth, Western Australia for two years) Glad to see you experiencing success and are getting more free time. You are an inspiration to us here with your great attitude and success. May you have much more success in the future that surpasses all your expectations.
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thank you Kevin that was very kind of you. All the best with your online adventure as well!
McWord Premium
Welcome to the WA Community and thank you for following me! I’m following you back!

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,

Hi Nicki,

I wanted to connect with you again as you were most helpful to me while taking Progress Course 1.

As of yesterday my situation has changed with a major business contract in another field. Yes, I am very pleased with the opportunity awarded to me but it is going to be a challenge for me. As well, I would hate to have to give this opportunity up as I was just getting started and most enthusiastic about affiliate marketing. Over night I thought of a solution that may work and wanted to run it by you to see 1. If you think it might work 2. If you knew anyone in the network that might be interested.

Here's what I am thinking of sending to selected members:

So low and behold I just started on this wonderful discovery journey of Wealthy Affiliate and the wonderful people involved just as I have been awarded a major business contract in a non affiliated business line. Suddenly I came to the realization that it would take me loads of time to acquire the technical ability to do this ...time which I will not have to commit to technical education. However, I do believe there is tremendous opportunity in affiliate relationships and I do believe I have the business knowledge to fully leverage it. I am therefore very loath to leave this opportunity untouched but I must be realistic. I would like to solicit assistant from one of you that is experienced and capable and have successful affiliate businesses running to get me up and running and started with a business model I could provide.

Therefore here is my CALL TO ACTION : Would any of you talented people join me in a 50-50 business venture. If you can help me with the technical aspect of getting up and running, I could implement my business knowledge to formulate a lucrative model I would propose to form a partnership thereby share the proceeds 50-50 with you. If you are interested in this kind of arrangement please notify me and we can start a conversation toward it.

I would appreciate any comments or help you may be able to provide.


miamibeach7 Premium
A warm WELCOME to WA from Asia, Nicki !

Here we have around 25 degrees! Nice and warm....

Well you have some serious goals in your life! Good for you.
I tried to sell houses in Toronto last year (per phone)...and I have to say I have SOLD...none! people there were a bit crazy about the price they WANT and what it's true current market value was.

Anyway Costa Rica..GREAT experience for me! The nicest people I met on any of my trips! Even at the airport they were super nice! Smoked a lot of pot...ups. Maybe that's why they were so nice? LOL
So have fun traveling...I am a DAD now. The hardest JOB in the world.
First I thought your from Brooklyn...I spent a lot of time in...nope not Brooklyn, but Manhattan. Great City!
So enjoy this journey and we will see you around!
Almost forgot..I will follow you back.
By the way my new site is bout my life and the title is:
My LIFE/HOME is a suitcase!

Hi Nicki - Very interesting and ambitious background. I wish you well in succeeding With the kind of attitude you have you most likely will. Just wanted to ask you how far you have gone in developing an income stream with WA As a newbie I know it will take awhile but just kind of wondered how long that while might be. Can you help me with this.....Jay
phildora Premium
Hello Nicki and a big welcome to the WA Community! Thanks for the follow!

Wow you are passionate when it comes to international travel--that's great!

WA's training modules will definitely allow you to build your existing and any new websites successfully and great training on how to monetize it as well.

Don't hesitate to reach out for help. I used Live Chat, others in discussion, SiteSupport, and the search bar at the top of each page where I found lots of blogs, articles, and videos with step-by-step instructions to answer any question.

I'm in my second week and on day 7, I was able to ranks #1 and page 1 on google for my first site.

I wish you much success in not only meeting but exceeding your business goals!
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thanks Phildora!

Looks like you've done a lot of travelling yourself as well.

Congrats on your quick success. Not a lot of people can progress like you can. I wish you all the best with your online adventure!!


davidansley Premium
Hi Brooklyn. Thanks for the follow. I read your profile and some blogs. And it reminded me of how I was at your age. I would wish you good luck but you don't need it. With all that ambition,energy.smarts. and imagination you will do just fine. Take care Niki and have fun
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thank you so much for that!! :) All the best to you as well!!
CRutherford1 Premium
Thank you for the follow, I have traveled to many places and there are many more I want to see! I am 60 now and still work full time. I worked two jobs for 9 years when I was raising children but I am too old for that now. I have made some money in marketing and looking to make enough to be free of working for someone else. I hope to accomplish that in the next two years.
I am now following you! I wish you all success in your endeavor!
Kind regards
JeffWhenman Premium
Thank you for following me, I appreciate you taking the time to read my profile.

I hope we get to touch base at some point and feel free to contact me if you need any help.

If you are new to WA or have not developed a serious income with it yet, or are trying to decide on a niche, feel free to visit my Blog, the front page will tell you of some of the errors I made and may help you in the right direction.

Feel free to add me on facebook too http://facebook.com/jeffwhenmanuk
ChrissyR Premium
Hi Nicki, I have been grinding all day on my new website. Thanks for the follow, I will follow you too, hoping to learn from your previous experiences. I like e-commerce to be honest, but I am here to learn about the building organic traffic and social media marketing. I have so much to learn it;s scary but I am stoked. So, I hope to see you around for a long time, this seems to be a nice friendly place. Keep stepping up, I will be right behind you.
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Hi Chrissy! I'm happy that you're enjoying it here. There is SO MUCH to learn here!! But if I can offer you any advice from where I've messed up, it's this:
1. Take notes along the way. You'll remember better and we can never remember all of this
2. Don't focus too much on rank here at WA, concentrate on building your site and learning the ropes
3. Your main goal with affiliate marketing should always be helping people - not making money. If you work hard on helping people first, then money will definitely follow. Every online guru will reinforce this philosophy. Too many people are focused on money and they fail.
4. Follow and learn from those who are successful in the business. They don't have to be WA members.
5. Read books! Don't just get all of your research from online sources. Kick it old school with books. :)
6. Pace yourself but commit! Set a certain amount of time that you are willing to work every day and follow it. Right now you're all geared up because you're excited about this new opportunity, but your momentum will drop soon - trust me. Just prepare for it and plan on how to keep moving.
7. Always ask for help. Everyone is willing to help you along the way. Don't waste more than 30 min trying to figure something out. Just ask someone. Your time is valuable.
8. E-commerce is great, but first you need to learn how to ride a bicycle before you buy a motorcycle. Master one affiliate marketing site before you get into an e-commerce site.

I'm always here if you have any questions or need someone to vent to about your frustrations lol I also have a husky/boxer/shepherd mix named Brooklyn (hence my name). Such amazing, lovable and VOCAL buddies to have!! :)

DavePancost Premium
Hi, Nicki. Thanks for following me, I've returned the favor. :-)

I see you are planning on going to Costa Rica in December. Have you ever been? I have and it is a beautiful country with very kind and fun people. I hope you enjoy the trip.

I also love your goal of turning your gross income from last year into your net income for this year. That's a great goal. I wish you all the best in your online endeavors.

Great to meet you.

RobSciubba Premium
Hey Nicki! I'm following you now (not in a bad way LOL) I loved reading about your accomplishments and since I'm only a month into WA, I'll admire what you've done so far and use you as a role model!
Thanks Nicki and good luck and much success in the future! :-)
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thanks so much for that Rob!! Any time you have any questions, feel free to ask way :)
anniegal Premium
Hey, Nicki. I'm Annie from California. When you first said you were new, I felt really ignorant for a minute seeing as you have all kinds of good advice in the posts. Then realizing that was a year ago, I feel better. Just starting out and about to hunt for that niche. I get side-tracked easily so this is a perfect project for me as long as I have pen in hand. Nice to meet you!
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Hi Annie! Welcome to WA and thanks for following me. i guess I should update my profile info a little better lol
I can get sidetracked so easily as well. Learning to focus apparently takes a lot of work!
if I can offer you any type of advice for finding your niche it's this; forget about making money online. Think or write a list of things that you love. Things that you can talk to people or read about for hours and hours. Something that, if were to be brought up in a conversation, people would ask for your advice on. Those are the type of niche ideas you need to run with. If there is something that you love learning about and talking about, you will be adding value to your content and helping people. From there, you will easily be able to build traffic, email lists and loyal followers. That's how you can monetize your site. And, if it's fun for you to write and learn about, then it really isn't work! :)

Happy to have met you.

All the best, and ask me for help any time you need!!

151035 Premium
H! Brooklyn, it's been wonderful moment your staying at the WA family. I was in this great community the for past four day and I saw environment of people trying to helping each other success. Indeed, this is the best place to be. I personally need your in any way that I will grow my interaction with people here in the WA community because this in my goal first followed by income. Looking for word to hearing from you. Thanks
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thank Umar! And welcome to WA. There are tons of like-minded people here who are always willing to help you out when needed. We are a great community of supporters who are always open to network with you.
IF you ever need anything, feel free to contact me.


151035 Premium
Thanks Nick.
Ali-M Premium
Dear Nicki, 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,

So what is new
I noitced you are following me in return. That is very nice of you
I hope you have been doing well all day.

I was so tired from This: http://adventgradepress.com/2016/08/steam-punk-a-revolutionized-thought-on-how-to-survive-social-meltdowns/
Last night that when I woke up I did not have time to check voicemails.
Deale Premium
Hi you are part of my network so..
My first blog "I want you to have this." is up, and in it there is a tiny gift waiting for you, enjoy :)
brooksbode90 Premium
Thanks for your following Nicki. I like your spirit of being on the move to get what you want.I sincerely hope that you'll get much of what you want from here at WA, because a great deal of good things are offered here. Best wishes for great online business success.
Brooklyn2008 Premium
Thank you so much. It;s really a lot of work but it's enjoyable and I really love WA!