About CarlaZ
Joined April 2014
Hello! I am a librarian and archivist and want to add a creative outlet that earns money. I have worked many years in archives and libraries and enjoy the structure of them (as well as the content) but also love thinking outside the box and trying new things.

I enjoy a variety of crafts and am learning mosaics now. I do paper crafts mostly, and I like to upcycle things like book dust jackets.

My niche is garden ornaments and decor. I love touring gardens and gathering ideas. My own is small, but that does not stop me from daydreaming of the possibilities!

I'm excited to be a part of WA and being a part of this great community!
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alanh Premium
Hi!
Nice to meet you. Thanks so much for your follow. Here's to a great 2015. Wishing you and yours the very best here at WA.
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kiliwia62 Premium
Hi Carla,
Thanks for following me back and I wish you all the best here at Wa and in 2015. :)
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danbarth87 Premium
Congrats on going Premium!
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Carla! -

Welcome to my Network!

Thank you for Following Back! :)

I wish you all the success - you are willing to work for! :)

If I can ever be of Help - do not hesitate - to contact me!


** Have a Great Productive Day - Carla! **

David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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EmpoweringU Premium
Welcome to the premium membership. There are so many things to learn here and hopefully you can apply it to a good business model. Congrats for your commitment. :-)
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jasontw111 Premium
Welcome to WA premium, follow all training, do all the tasks and be active in the community and you will get on great. Don't be afraid to ask questions. If you need help I am only a message away.
Best wishes
Jason
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Carla! -

It's Great to connect here at WA!

I am Now Following You!

** Have A Great Productive Day! **

David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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benzburg Premium
Thanks for the follow Carla! . . Dream Big, Focus and Work Hard for it.
Wishing you success in your goals through WA . . . You can do it!
>>Benjamin<<
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Benjamin! I'm afraid I haven't done much this summer -- too much outdoor work to do. But I'll get back into it once the weather changes. Happy Autumn!
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bkcook Premium
Thanks for the follow. Welcome.
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bingopauls Premium
Hi Carla. Enjoyed your Garden bling bling. article. I have a roses website you might like. Best wishes bingopauls Vegas
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi! Please do tell me the address of your roses site -- would love to see it!
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bingopauls Premium
my ladyfriend and I use this site as a practice sight to try things out before I do them on my reg sites. So hence the dog photos and misc stuff. Nothing to sell. Best wishes Carla
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PhilRou Premium
Hi Carla, Thank you very much for your follow back and all the best here at WA!
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DESIDAC Premium
Hi Carla,
Thanks so much for following me. Welcome and I wish you all the best here at WA!

DES
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OldMule Premium
I just popped in to say I hope you are doing well?
Have a magic day - Go for gold!
OldMule
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hilarybassak Premium
thanks for the follow
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Aussie Wolf Premium
Hi Carla, good work on your blogs, looking forward to see more. All the best and thanks for the follow.
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Dave! I wish I had more time to work on them -- it's going too slowly for me.... (I wish I didn't have so much time to work on my patience!)

Cheers!
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Aussie Wolf Premium
lol I know the feeling.
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OldMule Premium
Hi, they call me the OldMule. Thanks for the follow.

Newbie or not, I have 20 plus years plus experience in this industry, so please shout if you need any help. 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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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks! I'm sure I'll have questions for you!

Cheers!
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OldMule Premium
Thank you - you are very welcome!
Remember to - stay focused - have fun - aim high!
chat soon.
OldMule
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bolillian Premium
Great niche Carla.you can do well with it. Thanks ftf
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newventure Premium
Carla, I understand about your theme. Mine is not very flexible either. I also experimented with other themes, but in the end returned to the one I started with. Cindy
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newventure Premium
Carla, Thanks for the clarification on "prices". You are right - I wouldn't like that. Good going. Cindy
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CarlaZ Premium
And I looked into changing up my page format, but the theme I'm using is limited. I've found other themes that I like, but there's always something that's not quite right.... I'm so picky! Wish I could design it myself!

Thanks for the conversation!

Carla
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CLEMSIXTY Premium
Thanks for connecting, best of luck to you and your future success.
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angela64 Premium
Thanks Carla
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi there!
I am a book worm so we should get along great!
Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow!
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi Shawn! and thanks for the follow back. Do you have a favorite author or subject?
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Shawn Martin Premium
Too many to list. I love history.
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newventure Premium
Carla, I checked just visited your site. I think that you have wonderful and fun site. I look forward to more tips of the day. I do have some suggestions:

Rather than putting an entire article on your home page, I suggestion that you provide just a snippet there. The snippet is to just get people interested in the whole article. Then, you link to the entire article (including the snippet).

I would also put a divided such a a line between snippets to divide up your entries.

When you recommend a product such a herb and vegetable markers, put the price. You're little pop up boxes from Amazon don't provide that information either. As a potential consumer, I don't want to be surprised when I click you link to buy a product. By the way, I love the funny frog ones! I left a comment on these. Cindy
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi Cindy -- Thanks for the feedback. I will try to play around with the formatting. I might be limited with the WP theme I'm using. But I'll see! About the prices -- I had put them in, but then found that they would change, and I didn't want to appear to be ignorant. As a consumer, would you care if the price I listed was different from the price on the merchant's site?
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newventure Premium
Carla, You sure do have a full life. I do agree that WA has a huge amount to offer. The community is so supportive. I love the sharing. Thanks for the follow. I'm following you back. Cindy
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alexisnilo Premium
Hi Carla. thank you for the follow. I wish you well.
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mackiejw Premium
Hello Carla, thanks for the follow
John
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jespinola Premium
Carla,

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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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Jorge! I am loving it here at WA! I am dutifully going thru the lessons and learning so much! I'm very excited about the possibilities and am having fun, too.

Cheers!

Carla
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jespinola Premium
Fantastic. Glad you are having great experiences here. :)
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prtblk47 Premium
Thanks and much success to U as well!
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cubandane Premium
Hi there Carla, I came across your profile and was interested in your creative pursuits so I have followed you and look forward to staying in touch. All the best of success with your garden niche.
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi Simon! Thanks for following me. I see from your profile that you are creative, too. That will come in handy with our new occupation. :^) Will you be doing a site on woodworking or photography?

Best wishes for your great success!!

Cheers!

Carla
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youbetcha Premium
Howdy Carla,

Thanks for following me! I look forward to seeing you around here at WA as we all grow and learn together. I have grown from total newbie to where I now feel like I’m on my way to becoming a pro. Let’s continue to learn new things together!

-John
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CarlaZ Premium
Woo Hoo!
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kizons Premium
Hi Carla, thanks for adding me on G+.. I added you too
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Damien Lane Premium
You should do marvelously online Carla! The www is one big archive :)
damien
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CarlaZ Premium
LOL, yes! It's nice to have my librarian skills make some $$!
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arick Premium
Carla, I love being creative. It feeds the soul and serves you well in achievement of your goals.
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CarlaZ Premium
Yes, I couldn't agree more! I'm enjoying this new creative outlet here! How about you?
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sag3 Premium
Welcome Carla n thank for following. Best of luck w your business. I have been here at WA for about a month. Great community
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Fourtuna Premium
Hi Carla, thank you for the follow. Alan
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I love how awesome and creative you are! I want to do what you do! :) Also I think its so cool that you're into crafts and gardening, my mom would click well with you. Best of luck in your journey of success Carla! ^-^
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Will! I appreciate your kind words. Best wishes to you for your success!

Carla
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apache1 Premium
Hi Carla thanks for the follow appreciated. keep up the great work. and remember to go lesson by lesson. Your site looks great. Take care and be well.
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks for the encouraging words, Andre! I'm up to Course 3 -- just wish I could quit my day job! Maybe someday!

Cheers!
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1David Premium
Hi Carla, I think you have a perfect match here with your experience.
It all start with building relationships, copywriting, images and links to
make it all possible with your new goal.

I like to say welcome to the WA community.
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, David!
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Jonicas Premium
Hello Carla,

Welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate family, thank you for the "Follow me" and wish you all the success in acquiring the knowledge to be successful online.

To Our Success Online,
Jonicas

PS Take heed of Trialynn's advice below and just do it, I expect a book review site from you very soon :D
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Trialynn Premium
Get ready to put your head down and study. Start with the "get started here button" and come up for air now and then for questions and posts. At the end of the lessons You will have a really good take on what is involved in being successful! Come out shining!
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terryellen Premium
Hi Carlaz, thanks for the follow. I love crafty people, maybe it will turn into your niche.
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks Terry! I will have to consider that as future possibility! I'm afraid there are so many more people that know more than I do on that subject -- but maybe that would make me try harder!

I need to change my profile -- I've made up my mind and have gone with garden decor. Please take a look when you have a chance: gardenblingbling.com.

Cheers!

Carla
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Carla 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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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Robert! I'll check out your posts. I've never tried live chat -- whom would I be chatting with?

I'm lovin' it here!

Carla
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rob3 Premium
Hi Carla, thanks for the follow and the comment on my site. Also thanks for the tip about the Pinterest widget, I agree with you. It seemed to be OK when it was showing marketing stuff related to the site, but it updates as you pin new images!

Here's wishing you success at WA and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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Tii Premium
Thanks for following me back Carla
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back.
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Internetgranny Premium
Hi Carla. Great to meet you, and how interesting that you are learning mosaics! I recently found out that a fellow dogwalker makes mosaics. I looked at her website and chatted to her about it and visited her in her little 'workshop'. I have always liked the Roman mosaics and got interested again when I visited the Pompeii exhibition at the British Museum last year.

I also enjoy paper crafts and am learning origami.

Thank you so much for following me. I am following you right back and look forward to hear what niche you decide on.

-- Isabella
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi Isabella! Nice to meet you! I just started mosaics classes last year -- I love Niki de Saint Phalle's art and it inspired me to give it a try. May I suggest that if you like old mosaic art you should travel to Andalucia, Spain -- gorgeous Moorish mosaics in Sevilla and in Granada (the Alhambra). My mom and I are planning a trip to Barcelona to see Gaudi's work in Sept. :^D

I do a little origami, but can't seem to remember all the steps from one crane to the next! Best wishes in your folding!

I decided on garden decor for my niche. Not that I'm an expert, but I figured I'd better do something I love thinking about and looking at. Once I get it "presentable" I'll send you the link to get your feedback, if you don't mind.

Cheers!

Carla
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Internetgranny Premium
This is definitely a good time of year to start a site on garden decor. I would advise you to take your own pictures whenever you go somewhere with nice garden decor so you have suitable ones when you need some for your website.

Happy Easter!
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IveTriedThat Premium
Hey Carla! Just wanted to follow up and see how you're doing so far. Hope you've been enjoying the training offered here and the community as well.

Let me know if you have any questions or need a hand with anything! I look forward to seeing you around the site more! :)
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks, Steve! I'm having a great time! I'm learning so much! I will be sure to contact you when I have questions. Thanks for your support!

Cheers!

Carla
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IveTriedThat Premium
You're very welcome Carla! Glad you're enjoying your time here so far! :)
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MeaganD Premium
Welcome to WA!
There is a wealth ;0 of information here and many helpful people if you ever have a question or get stuck. Best wish on you new endeavor.
Meagan
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Mustard seed Premium
Hi Carla, its a pleasure to have you here. The community here is very helpful. For your niche, just choose something you are passionate about and it will be easier from there. The lessons are thorough and user-friendly and I'm sure things will become clearer to you once you get into them. Looking forward to seeing your progress.
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regularguy Premium
Hi Carla, first off welcome to WA. I truly believe you will soon see how awesome both the training and community support is here for you. The best advice I can offer you now is to just follow each course lesson by lesson and do not jump ahead even if you feel like you know about that particular topic. This will keep you from getting overwhelmed with all the info available and help you focus on the task at hand.

Finally, thank you for the follow. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to ask. Oh yea by the way, being a librarian and an archivist you should have no problem picking out a niche. It will come when the timing is right.
Rich
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CarlaZ Premium
Thanks for your encouraging words, Rich! I do not really have a "business" mind -- I am so service-oriented -- but I would like to give this a try! I am such a huge consumer myself, I figure that surely I can think of a niche others would like!

Cheers!

Carla
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IveTriedThat Premium
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Anyways, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, I am here and I am available. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA, I know you are going to love it!

If there's anything I can do for you Carla, just let me know!

Cheers!

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