About ChrisLJones
Joined March 2018
Welcome!

Your desire for change brought you here to Wealthy affiliate like myself. I look forward to helping each other to reach our goals. Nothing is more exciting than helping people achieve their dreams!

Not everyone fits a perfect mold, and everyone has different tastes, but that doesn't mean we can't work together :-) That is what makes Wealthy Affiliate so great!

Feel free to stop by my social profiles -

https://www.pinterest.com/IgnitedBiz
https://www.facebook.com/IgnitedBizLocalSEOExperts/
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Ignitedbiz
https://twitter.com/IgnitedBiz

These are my real accounts so stop by and say hi!

Here is a rundown of my life experience.

One thing that had always bugged me was all I did was get up in the morning go to work come home and get ready for bed. It seemed like I had no time for my family or myself. I had gotten more and more out of shape and out of touch with my dreams as time continued.

Have you ever been told something and then it doesn't come true? That is what happened to me at my cubicle job with a major corporation.

I was promised everything under the sun, and for the first two years, the position was ok. Benefits (Health, Dental and even a Pension!) were pretty good. To be honest, it was better than anything else that I could find job wise.

When the 10th year came along and things started changing this is when I realized you couldn't trust or believe in a regular job especially in today’s corporate world.

The Top Big Wigs in the company decided the front line sales people were making to much money and drastically cut our commission rates.

Lol, you have to laugh, or it just hurts too much when you think about these high paid executives thinking I was getting paid to much! And they wanted to put a stop to it.

Funny that these executives make more in a week than I make in a year and that is no joke. Just look at what the executives make and do the math.

When was the last time they spoke to a customer or handled a real-life issue? Most wouldn’t know what to do if it wasn’t for their executive assistants.

So what happens next is the company comes out with a new and super improved commission schedule...... Yikes

Anytime you have to get on numerous conference calls for them to explain all the parts of the commission structure that gets scary. Sure enough, to keep the story short, it was NOT an improvement but a massive pay cut.

The funny thing was they wanted us to do more work on top of the commission pay cut. LOL, my trusting soul had realized that it had just gotten taken advantage of. Other words could be used here but trying to keep the rating on this at a G level ????

The sad part is I stuck with it because I had bills to pay plus I was up to a whopping four weeks of vacation!

To counter the cuts in commission rate I decided to get promoted to a title called Senior Network Engineer. I got the pay raise I needed to survive since the big wigs cut the commission rate.

Well after two years in my new position I got a call from a 4th level that had never talked to me before nor could he pronounce or even remember my name correctly. He briefly explained due to cuts that I was being surplused. Surplused means laid off and to be honest I wasn’t upset just in shock.

After dealing with these %$#@%^$’s for years, I was glad they would give me a severance package, and I could finally leave. In honesty, I applied and applied away internally to try to stay with this egotistic company. With no luck, I couldn’t find a job in my area that was attainable. I must not have kissed enough @$$.

Three things I learned from this experience:

• Corporations want your loyalty but will provide none back in the long run
• Friends you thought you were friends with suddenly disappear after being surplused
• You have to have multiple avenues of income (Multiple streams of income)

I realized I had to do something!

Next, I spent my time looking for ways to make money

After spending two months looking for an opportunity –
Looking at:
• Mlm’s – Network Marketing – Direct Sales
• Selling for other companies
• Real Estate
• Trying to find another JOB (Just Over Broke or also known as Journey of Boredom)

I had ended up selling websites for a small company. After some time I realized that also was not the best option. Being the type of person I am when I sell something to someone I want to know it is top of the line. So the only option left to me was starting my own business!

Hence how Ignited Biz, LLC got formed.

A good amount of small business owners are living on a very limited budget. So I thought to myself how can I can I also help those business owners?

That is how I stumbled upon Wealth Affiliate. This company provides the complete package if you are a small business owner to get your local business online. It doesn’t have the numerous upsells as all the other companies have.

One thing is developing a business it ’s all about teamwork as there is no right way or wrong way and when you join we are in business together, and it is my job to see you succeed.

Send me an email or call me if you have any questions.

I look forward to meeting you and working with you.
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zuriel11 Premium
Hi, Chris maybe you can help me with this part of the training...

The last task today is going to be creating a brand new post on your website and sharing it to your Google+ profile.
Within your "Posts" tab on your Google + profile you are going to see a field at the very top that allows you to add posts.

This is where you are going to want to add not just your latest post URL's, but also some supporting content.
When you share a post, make sure that like anything you share that you add some interesting and engaging content along side the post.
Your ultimate goal is to get people interacting and discussing your posts not only within Google+, but on your actual website within the comments. Here is an example of a recent post that I added to Google +.


Thank you
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ELMatthews Premium
Chris, wow! What a story!! I am still very new here, and the sheer amount of stuff to do is, well, mind-blowing. I am currently jiggling several "jobs" while I knock out my training here at WA. I, too, hope to help my peers here, and I am looking forward to connecting with others as this journey unfolds. Thank you for your open invite.
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ChrisLJones Premium
Yes, juggling multiple careers is hard at first but it gets easier as you start to see success.
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Loes Premium
Hello Chris,♫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 for 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. See you around, Greetings Loes
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Chris and Welcome To Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you may have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.

You must keep up with the training and keep referring to it but if you get really stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 400+ blogs I have published within WA.

You can always get in touch with me as well.

You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Have a great day.
Robert
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ChrisLJones Premium
I followed you Robert - Thanks
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Chris and if/when you read my blogs make sure you choose the ones that will help you in conjunction with whatever training you are currently taking.
Have a great Sunday.
Robert
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BillFletcher Premium
Chris..great story but sadly so true in todays corporate world. A good friend was called in to the Director of Sales office and was told the same thing..his territory was cut in half, his commission structure was cut but his "quota" was increased to an impossible level. He soon quit and went a competitor. Two years later his old boss was applying for a job as sales under my friend. He told his former boss what was expected and he would be watched every day and would be fired if he even missed one objective....he never came back. Corporate is brutal today. No loyalty.

Bill
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ChrisLJones Premium
Wow, that is great that your friend got the last jab. It is so funny how most bosses don't have the B____s to say anything and defend their salespeople. The manager I was under was so pathetic and she did absolutely nothing. All she did was sit in her office and call her family all day long - I sat right next to her high wall cubicle. If anything affected her money she was always on the phone complaining but would never defend her sales agent.
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Ricargon Premium
Hey Chris,

Thanks for following me here on WA. It's great getting to meet like minded people who are focused on the same goal. I just started myself about a week or so and it never gets boring. Glad to be on board. If there is anything I can do to help I'll be a few clicks away my friend. Thanks again for adding me on your follow list.

Rick
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ChrisLJones Premium
Yes at a week I was feeling overwhelmed. As long as you keep moving forward you will be making soon.
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Raul5 Premium
Thank you ChrisLJones, is sad because, I am passing through the same experience, I have been fired from my last job after 15 years of hard work and getting a back injury they just decided to get rid of me and many other people, the funny thing is that I am following your same path, MLM’s, Real estate, etc.
Hope we can keep in touch.

Best regards.

Raul.
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ChrisLJones Premium
Will do Raul - Sorry you had to experience it also. Thanks for stopping in and saying hi.
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Raul5 Premium
You’re welcome.
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julesnp Premium
Hi Chris,
I have the exact same opinion of large corporations having worked for a few myself. Being your own BOSS is definitely the answer. I thank you for following me and I am following you also. I wish you the very best in all of your ventures within WA or elsewhere. Have a great day.
Jules
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back :-)
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CiberTiger Premium
Hi Chris and thank you for the follow! Yes, being nothing more then an indentured servant benefits only the one your working for. Rest is a great big fat lie! Sadly, that is the world we now live! Thank the good Lord for places like WA and internet. The only way to get some of the pie is here! Best wishes and will keep in touch!

Tiger
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ChrisLJones Premium
Hey, Tiger, I agree when I was doing the internet marketing by myself using other hosting services I always felt like I was on an island.
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CiberTiger Premium
That's why I love this community! You are now on a continent of fellow entrepreneurs and it's sooooo nice! :)
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Balsam Premium
Hi Chris!

Thanks for following me! I am following you back!

You wrote such an interesting story about yourself — it is just enjoyable to read it! I’ve noticed a few characters about you: you are a winner! You are a positive thinking person! No matter how much trouble you would have, you just go on and never let anybody drag you down! You are able to find always a solution for every problem you are confronted with! Hat off for somebody like you! You will definitely succeed in WA because you have got all the experience regarding marketing and your are very ambitious!

I wish you all success you dream of and see you soon at the top!

Cheers,
Balsam
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks, Balsam - I look forward to helping each other on our road to success.
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KWahid Premium
Really awesome for sharing your story with us Chris!! Yours is a great one!! An inspiring one I should add!! Simplicity is such an amazing thing yet somehow life always seems to get a little more complicated. Within the WA journey, there’s certainly an air of simplicity about it yet something which can be rewarding. No doubt you have the determination and energy to succeed! Congrats on going hooking up with the WA platform!!

I’ll be keeping track of your progress and wish you an abundance of success. Drop me a msg anytime for support and advice...or heck just a hello!!!

For now, good luck and hope to see you around this awesome community!!

Khaled
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back Khaled and I look forward to helping each other out.
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haroda Premium
Hello Chris!!! Thanks for following me. Welcome to WA. I totally hear you about corporate world.

I am glad to hear that you found your way for a better life. I agree with you team work and collaboration go a long way... WA is definitely all about that --

Best wishes for a fantastic year!
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back and I look forward to helping each other out.
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DCarpenter1 Premium
Hi Chris
Appreciate the follow - thank you
Your BIO resonates with me, although I did not personally have the difficulties as you in your working life, often my friends had a similar experience when working for large corporations. Some of these large companies do not have an interest in their employee (as your BIO explains)

Onwards & upwards with WA
Best regards
Denis
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks, Denis - One of my websites will be about my old corporation (AT&T) and switching as many people as I can giving them a much better and lower cost alternative.
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Tmckibben1 Premium
Thanks for the info.Means a lot to me to hear your story. One thing about me is that so am a humble and gracious person.I served 28 years in the Air force retired as a Colonel..but I have never took anyone for granted.We all have had things in our lives that didn't go the right way.My choice was to be as strong as I could and help my fellow troops.Thanks again.Someday I will tell you all about my time in the service.I have hundreds of stories.Tom
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ChrisLJones Premium
I look forward to reading your stories of being in the service!
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Just wanted to say thanks and repay your follow with a follow. I can relate a little too well with your bio, which is why I made the decision to join WA. I'm still learning the ropes, so to speak, but I just wanted to stop by and say thanks!
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back and I look forward to helping each other out.
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mbouteiller Premium
Hey Chris, wonderful to meet you and thank you for following me. I am following you now.

Wow... you have a great story here. Like you, I was tired of the big wigs making the money.

I hope all is well for you and I wish you much success in your online business.

Regards,
Monica
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks Monica for following back and I look forward to helping each other out.
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elizabeth77 Premium
Hi Chris,

Appreciate the connection and appreciate the story. This is a great platform to start on and if used correctly can be very beneficial and profitable. I am currently working FT and doing what I call my "side hustle" / start up on the side. As you mentioned, it is not easy BUT it will be well worth it! Wishing you much success!
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back and I look forward to helping each other out. The side hustle is hard but it sure can payoff if done right.
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SantaFez Premium
Hi Chris and welcome to WA!
Thanks for the follow - following you back and looking forward to networking with you.
Yeah...I had the same feeling of "what am doing with this life of mine...work=>home=>work" and not enjoying anything of my family and my life!
I can totally relate!
Cheers - Orion
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks for following back Orion let me know if there is anything I can do to help...
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Hennry Premium
Hi Chris. I really !%$"!!$*s me off how we are treated, crushed and then disposed by these corporations; thank Heavens there are still honest businesses out here like WA (although far and few between) that genuinely want to see its members succeed and tries their utmost hardest to help us achieve this to no end.

Thank you for adding me to your circle, much appreciated. I am now following you on here, G+ and Pinterest and would be delighted if you would follow me back on G+, Pinterest and twitter.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Harryhenry
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/biggabiggs/
https://twitter.com/HenryAl78435358

Take care and bye for now.

Henry
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks, Henry and I have followed you back.... I appreciate you stopping by and saying Hi!
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Chris i liked you profile and it sounds like my story - i too am here to grow my company's visibility on the net and branch out with a few other sites that hopefully can help the masses. Right now i am just in the awe stage of this awesome (WA) platform. I look forward to chatting and getting to know you..
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ChrisLJones Premium
I agree Michael - With WA you get top of the line hosting service along with a great community for support.

Thanks for stopping by....
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Keisi Premium
Hola Chris!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

Keisi
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ChrisLJones Premium
Thanks Keisi! The Wealthy Affiliate Community is great
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Keisi Premium
You're very welcome, Chris and thank you very much for your kind words about WAU.

Best regards,

Keisi.
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Madek Premium
Hey, Chris!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

Madek
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seconds2work Premium
Thank you for following me Christ Jones; I will follow you back. I'm betting we can learn a lot from each other here in this large community, looking forward to it.

I pick up a good amount of knowledge on internet marketing from Wealthy Affiliate, and developed skills hidden deep within me I never knew were there. I'm sure you will also.

I know you're just as busy as I am. I wanted to say thank you. If you have any questions, I'm here to help. May God bless you and be the light for your journey.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate

LeNard Simmons
seconds2work
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Chris

Thanks so much for the follow, I'm following you back too :)

If you need some inspiration for your WA journey, feel free to check out my recent post:
I'm sure you'll agree, there's some awesome tools on here for Wealthy Affiliate members.

I use Jaaxy for all of my Keyword research and SiteContent to draft all of my posts for my website. Here's a little trick that will show you how beautifully these tools integrate and also SAVE you time:
Canva is also a great tool that's quite popular with other WA members, to design stylish graphics, like headers etc, for their websites.
Wishing you every success and feel free to drop me a line anytime!
Cheers, Karen
West Coast, New Zealand
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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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alexjysmith Premium
Welcome to WA Family. Glad to have you on the team. You will get everything you need to succeed in this massive online university. Its updated regularly throughout the year. Just follow the green course on the left hand side towards the top. Its super simple, one step at a time is all it takes. I’m wanting to wish you massive success this year, and I know that you can make this work :)

AJ
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Roybretton Premium
Hi there,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, I am now following you! You have come to a very good place to learn about Internet marketing and making money online. If you go through the step-by-step training and ask questions along the way and take action, you will be successful. I am here to answer your questions, along with many other people in this excellent community. I wish you every success in your new venture and I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

All the best to you,

Roy.
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Brooks5280 Premium
Welcome Chris! I hope you enjoy your journey through WA as much as I have. I know it's a lot of info to take in so let me know if you have any questions, I'd be happy to help :)

My suggestion is to use this free time as a premium member to go through course 1 and utilize the online chat if you need to. This should give you a good idea of the value WA offers.

Also if you join within the 1st 7 days you will get added bonuses. More information to come on that after your account set up is complete.

Have fun!

Shannon
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herinnelson Premium
Hi and welcome to an incredible opportunity! You've come to the right place for:
1. Training that is, by far, the best anywhere!
2. Vast directions in which to grow and expand your business!
3. Leaders & a whole community of like-minders to help you 24/7!
4. A stable platform with all the tools you'll need to succeed.

I wish you the very best on your new journey to abundance!
Take care, glad to connect and see you around!
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JaneatteC Premium
Hi and welcome to such an amazing community here at WA
Follow the training that is provided and ask as many questions as you want
We are here to help you in any way that we can
Stay focused, motivated and believe in yourself and you will achieve all your goals here at WA!!
YOU CAN AND YOU WILL SUCCEED
Best of luck on your journey to success
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