About Cdconverse
Joined March 2018
I have been a teacher for over 30 years. Teaching is a great love for me and something I am very good. I have literally taught from birth through college. My favorite age is middle and high school. However, as I have gotten older teaching school takes so much out of me, my time is limited, so I need to find another way to pay the bills.
In 1991 and 1994 I took time off and ran the 1200 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race form Anchorage, Alaska to Nome. While I was not in the competitive group, each person who runs that race is a winner. The trail and environment, the people in the race and met along the way was such a marvelous experience!
I grew up on the beaches of Hawaii. Don't you agree there is an extreme difference between Hawaii and Alaska? Well, I made a stop in Oregon for several years to get several college degrees.
My first degree was a B. S. in Liberal Arts and I became a computer programmer for a while. Later I earned another B. S. degree in Education, an M. S. in Education and a Doctorate in Theology.
Along the way I have done a lot of writing for the jobs I have been in. In High School I used to write my essays sitting on the steps of the school before class began much to the chagrin of other students who spent hour working on theirs. And.... I got "A" grades. Many people have said I have a writing talent which has brought me here. My writing talent and gift for teaching should provide an avenue. Adding in travel all over the world, piloting my own airplane all over Alaska and up and down the Pacific coast, and a few other things, this should be an interesting journey. I also have some AWAI courses to add into the mix so let's see where things go from here.
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Hollshope Premium
What an interesting life you’ve had Chris. I have a BA in English but have worked as a photographer/videographer for years and am now running my own business as a functional nutritionist. My website is nutritionmba.com. I’m running five websites st this point in time. Deep breath and sigh!

Your profile caught my attention as you said you had a Doctorate in Theology. I have been working as a chaplain for a few months, and all of my colleagues either have masters in Theology or MDivs.

You write very well and it’s refreshing. Thank you!

Holly
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cdconverse Premium
I have high praise for those who work as chaplains. It can be a very tough job. I have had the honor of taking that roll with a few in their last days. I almost think higher degrees can make us stupid. If you are able to make a connection, bring comfort, sit with people, and keep quiet then MDivs are not necessary although those who run things think they are. May God go with you as you lean on Him.

Chris
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Hollshope Premium
I never understood why chaplains have to be so highly educated. The skill has more to do with street smarts in my opinion.
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cdconverse Premium
I tend to agree with you. However, in all fairness to hospital administrators who have to be concerned with accountability, it cuts down the possibility of getting someone who is totally unqualified, or who could do more harm than good. As you know, people in crisis are very vulnerable.
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dtout Premium
Welcome. I too am new and have enjoyed the training. I look forward to the education still ahead of me.

P.S. The Pacific coast is beautiful, and while there, one is "not in Kansas anymore."

Donna (JO-AN)
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MsMerry Premium
Welcome Chris and hope your first month has been awesome.
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cdconverse Premium
Thank you for the note. I am enjoying myself and as soon as summer break (I;m a teacher) is here I plan to spend a lot of time.
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RubyCantu Premium
Glad you're here. Let's create great success on this journey.
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Hi and welcome to premium. Wishing you all the best. Brian
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Hello and welcome
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Hi, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Good to have you here. I've been a member for several years and have to say its been a great ride.

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Hi Chris,
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate premium all the best as you settle in and start creating your online presence, it is an excellent opportunity to create some new outcomes.
Regards
Alex
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Hi there,

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All the best to you,

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cdconverse Premium
Thank you for the welcome. I am hoping will go well. I think there is a lot to learn but I hope to be making some progress by the time summer break starts. As I am a teacher and parent to two little ones my time is very limited until summer break. Thanks again for the welcome.
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Hi and great decision going Premium! You've now just launched your business to the moon! See you there!
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Congrats on going Premium. I wish you great success. Enjoy this journey. Do message me if there is anything I can help with.
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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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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Chris? 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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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Chris!

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.

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Here's another Wealthy Affiliate success story. Chris , take one step at a time, ask questions when you need help and be patient. Building an online business takes sustained effort and time.

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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Chris!

It's a pleasure to meet you and to read about your amazing life. Your writing talent is a huge advantage.

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

Gary
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cdconverse Premium
What got me here is something I saw that your wrote. It touched on one of the things I don't like about copy writing, or at least the tiny bit I have seen so far. That is page after page after page after page ... did I say page after page after page? A college English professor told me that if I can cover my subject in five pages, even though the assignment is ten pages, then do it. From then on other students got all kinds of upset that I was getting good grades writing five page papers. I do fully appreciate that there are time one must go longer.

Thank you for the note and welcome, it is appreciated.
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GaryHorton Premium
I agree. As Strunk and White remind us, "Omit needless words." Also, the attention span of readers is now said to be 8 seconds!
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cdconverse Premium
I keep see the term "Key Words." I haven't a clue what that is.
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GaryHorton Premium
You'll learn about these in the training, but it's the same thing as a search term. You can think of it as the topic of your article.

When you want to find out about something online, you type a word or phrase into Google. That word or phrase is the "keyword."

As an online marketer, when you want to attract visitors to your website, you write an article about a topic people want to know about. To be sure they find it, you use a keyword in the title of your article and in the body of your article too.

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