About ChrisTowers
Joined October 2014
I'm 46 and i'm English but I reside in Greece now .. where the sun shines. All i need is the security to enjoy it to the maximum and be completely independent.

Since moving here I have learned some of the Greek language and also speak German and some Italian!

My previous career was serving as a Firefighter for many years in the UK.. a career I loved and took great pride in. I love helping other people and being there for people in need. So for me it was a great career and it was an honor to serve.

I am an avid lover of playing the guitar and also like to keep as fit as possible. I'm a friendly guy and always will lend an an ear to anyone who wants to talk.

I hope not only to be successful here, but also wish to make friends for a long time to come.

Also if anyone is working on a project which is similar to my niche area feel free to drop me a line. I am always interested to learn and share ideas and help each other along!!

Thanks

Chris
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Well ... in all honesty .. i don't think money is everything .... but it sure takes the sting out of not having any!! Financially i would be happy making a normal monthly salary equivalent. I am not saying i don't want more, but i am being realistic too. If i could make myself very comfortable by the age of 60 i will be happy... i am now 44. But my goal is to make as much money as possible .. i would be happy with a couple of thousand a month... but if i can exceed this i will be more than happy. Time wise i am willing to give it my all.. I have spent a lot of time in the past building my own site (which i still have) . and spending a lot of money, with little in return.. so i am willing to give it all i have to achieve success.
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Well ... in all honesty .. i don't think money is everything .... but it sure takes the sting out of not having any!! Financially i would be happy making a normal monthly salary equivalent. I am not saying i don't want more, but i am being realistic too. If i could make myself very comfortable by the age of 60 i will be happy... i am now 44. But my goal is to make as much money as possible .. i would be happy with a couple of thousand a month... but if i can exceed this i will be more than happy. Time wise i am willing to give it my all.. I have spent a lot of time in the past building my own site (which i still have) . and spending a lot of money, with little in return.. so i am willing to give it all i have to achieve success.
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Nice perspective Chris. It seems though you only here 2 kinds of people say "money isn't everything." People who have a bunch, and people who don't have any. Everybody else, in the middle understands that it can solve a lot of problems, prevent other problems... and cause even more problems.
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ChrisTowers Premium
Yeah, you are right, don't get me wrong, i make ends meet, i work hard as i have always done. But sometimes i think it would be nice to just have the financial freedom to enjoy later life, and to see my family good. I mean .. what happens when you get to the age of retirement, and the salary is no longer there?.. i want to be a millionaire as i am sure all of us do, but with realism, just a steady income to provide i would be more than happy with.
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Kyle Premium
Superb goals Chris! You have a large network and community here at WA that you can leverage for help and support along the way, myself included.

It all starts with a goal...then is followed by action...then is followed by results. This is going to be how it pans out for you and I can't wait to hear about all of your successes in the days, weeks, and months ahead! :)
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iceskater20 Premium
Hi Chris, great attitude! You will learn a lot here! Everyday I learn something new. Like you, I also have my own site on Clickbank and from all that I am learning, I am redoing my site and building a new one here. Best of luck to you!
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Lebron6 Premium
Wow, seems like you have some valuable experience on your side. We're all rooting for you here at W.A., good luck!
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks Kyle, looking forward to sharing and hearing about everyones success stories :)
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Hey Chris I've just got signed up and read your post sounds like a very good group of people who look out for one another that's what it's about because if a small group of of us really look out for one another I think we'll be alright I hope
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ChrisTowers Premium
Hey there Great .. nice to have you here :)
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phil1944 Premium
You recently took me up on my offer to be in a mutual help group for WA members doing the super affiliate challenge. This was in my blog post .

I have now created my website for this challenge. It's https://superaffiliatechallenge.com.

Please go to that site and click Q&A from the main menu. It's a thread created especially for this group. It's password protected and the password is wasac (for wealthy affiliate super affiliate challenge). I look forward to your participation and mutual support.

Regards
Phil
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks Phil .. i got it :)

Much appreciated!

Chris
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RonFrey Premium
Hey Chris
Saw your question earlier regarding images and what is kosher to use and what is not.

I found your profile interesting and can relate totally to the sunshine bit, anyway following you now.
Living in SA we enjoy plenty of fresh air and sunshine.

By the way, what is your niche area - I couldn't find a link to a website.

Anyway, it's great to meet you and wish you continued success here at WA and with your online adventure.

Cheers
Ron
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks Ron and nice to meet you.

My websites are actually listed on my WA profile if you take a look!

All the best to you

Chris
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adrianh25392 Premium
Hi Chris,

I am very jealous as Greece is the one country that i could see myself living in, but I never did find the courage (or the job) to be able to let me make the break.

I just popped over to say a massive thank you for adding me into your network, it really is very appreciated.

rgds
Ade
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ChrisTowers Premium
Your Welcome Ade

And any time you can make it... I will be here waiting :)

Chris
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adrianh25392 Premium
Invitation appreciated. I may well take you up on that one day.
Where in Greece you at?
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ChrisTowers Premium
I am in Rhodes my friend :)
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adrianh25392 Premium
so whats the job situation like over there
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Mark120 Premium
Chris, Hi! I did not immediately guess to write to your profile page. I was looking for the possibility of a personal letter. Regarding the comments that were refused: I had the intention to highlight the defeat of the Italians in 43 in Rhodes in 2-3 lines of text. Since your topic was tourist, this addition might be appropriate. But you know better. Regards to your beautiful site. Mark
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JonathanAll1 Premium
Yes, thank you for following. And am hungry to get started.
I finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA...

Truely grateful
JonathanAll1
Jonathan Leslie
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ChrisTowers Premium
Great that you are here my friend .. let me know if you need something along the way :)

Chris
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JonathanAll1 Premium
Ok I will thank you
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MomofLots Premium
Hi, Chris! I just enjoyed reviewing your beautiful site. I live just outside of an incredible travel destination, too, that I may decide to turn into a website niche, inspired completely by you. I love your site so much!!! What WordPress Theme do you use? It is perfect! I just wanted to stop by and say hello and thanks for the breathtaking view! To your continued prosperity!
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ChrisTowers Premium
Hey there and thanks so much ... I am happy you like my work.

The theme is a simple activetab theme .... So far I am happy with it and it is easy to use and navigate .. maybe in the future I will consider another theme which will give the site a more tourism feel to it .. I am not sure yet - working progress.

A lot of work has gone into it for sure... and I am nowhere near finished. Traffic is starting to flow nicely too so this is good.

Where do you live? I would be also interested to see some work from you should you make a site in a similar niche :)

Thanks for your kind words. It is nice to get a boost once in a while!

Chris
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Jukkah Premium
Thanks for the follow Chris and nice to meet you! I love the Mediterranean and hope to live there one day. Just visited Spain couple weeks ago. I also play bass in a band an love lifting weights so we share similar interests. Nice to meet you and I hope you all the best!
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ChrisTowers Premium
Nice to meet you too my friend.. all the best to you...

Hopefully I will see you in my neck of the woods sometime :)

Thanks

Chris
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NickSkellern Premium
Hi Chris,

Thanks for the follow back and for allowing me to be part of your network. It's been a long time since I was in Rhodes, but it is one of my favourite destinations in the world. Must be fantastic to live there with all that beautiful scenery and sunshine!

All the best
Nick
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ChrisTowers Premium
Yeah I cannot complain Nick, I love it here.... :) maybe you will come again soon?

Thanks and it is nice to meet you...

Chris
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Internetgranny Premium
Hi Chris. I just saw that you are part of Bo's GoGetter group and thought I'd come and say hello and follow you.

I live in England (born and brought up in Austria) and my husband and I love Greece. Right now a bit of Greek sun and warmth would be very welcome... :-)

With lots of good wishes,
~ Isabella
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thank you Isabella .. nice to meet you ...

Not so warm in Greece at the moment.. a little rain here and some clouds.. nothing like the big freeze I have seen on the news though!

Maybe in the summer ? :)

Chris
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Internetgranny Premium
Thank you for following me back. Have taken a quick look at your website...makes me long to come to your island. Have never been there.

~ Isabella
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ChrisTowers Premium
Glad you like it ... you and your husband are welcome any time :)
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eosegueraf Premium
Hello Chris:
Thank you for the follow, I am following you back. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliates, a great community to learn how to make your websites and make some Money out of them. Besides the Lessons, there are huge amounts of information and a helpful community eager to help one another.
Best regards from México.
Eugenio
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks... all the best to you too!

Chris
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eosegueraf Premium
You are welcome Chris.
Best regards from México my friend.
Eugenio.
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Bob-1 Premium
Great to meet you Chris! I'm new to WA and have been going through the training consistently, building up my first webpage, and meeting a lot of great people along the way. You had a good story in your bio. However, I didn't catch what your niche was...
How has time served your experience with WA, such as a few webpages or many after 3 years? I know I'll figure out a lot more as I move along the training, but was just curious if you choose to share. Thanks Chris and I'll look forward to seeing you around the WA community!
~ Bob
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ChrisTowers Premium
Hi Bob.. nice to meet you too ..

I am doing fine here and have built up a nice website.. I publish often .. at least one per week and sometimes more ... and I am adding new pages and posts all the time..

I have a set program here and i consider my website my job.

I dedicate every morning as 'work' and have one room in my house which i have made into an office...

Just keep pressing.. follow the training ... ask for help when you need it ... and more importantly.. work hard and be consistent..

You will do fine :)

Thanks

Chris
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Bob-1 Premium
Thanks Chris, I appreciate you sharing that is really helpful when you're starting off and juggling... to see how others are succeeding and making it work for them. I'm in a rhythm right now and I don't want to lose any momentum!
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jed2017 Premium
Chris, you mentioned in an earlier post that you deleted AdSense from your pages on your site. Can you point me to a tutorial to help me do that? They declined me for now, saying there wasn't enough content (I have 10 pages and about 7 or 8 posts)--but the code lingers and I can't figure out how to remove it.

Thanks!
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ChrisTowers Premium
The code they gave to you... where did you insert it?... did you put is as a widget.? If so simply delete the widget and the code
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jed2017 Premium
No, I don't think it's a widget. It's on the right side of my main page. Thank you for any help you can give me.

(in case you would like to look at the code: www.yourhealthyfam.com--main page)
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ChrisTowers Premium
Yeah it looks like you did it as a widget.. so go into your wordpress admin... go to appearance then widgets... and in the right you will see it... delete the box with the adsense code... and you will be rid of it
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goodsuccess Premium
Yes, it is a widget. Follow Chris's instructions to delete this widget. BTW jed2017 Google adsense wants to be sure you have good quality content before they accept your website. It's just of matter of posting more content and do not add any other types of ads on your site.

Put your privacy page in the footer of your site or side menu, not on the top menu.

So far have a good looking website just needs a little more quality content. Do not give up on adsense it works.
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Chris.
Paul here from Ontario, Canada.
Thanks for the follow, mate.
I am very pleased to make your acquaintance.

You are doing some great work from a very beautiful place.

I look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Kindest regards,

Paul.
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks Paul ... great to connect with you :)

Thanks for your kind words...

Chris
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PMindra Premium
Cheers.

Paul.
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beachlife Premium
Hi Chris thanks for the follow and I have to say that was quick! I feel like I had only just added you. So again thank you its quite amazing thinking of us all sitting at our computers in different place in the world and different time zones! Good morning from New Zealand!
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ChrisTowers Premium
Haha .. Good morning to you too .. morning now in Greece.. so maybe night time in NZ :)

Have a nice day/night :)

Chris
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RikaSF Premium
Thank you for following me Chris. Nice to meet you and I wish you all the best here at WA.

You are follower no 1000 for me. See my post I have written
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thanks :) Ill take a look
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CarolE1 Premium
Hi Chris,

Thank you for the feedback and yes it helps me very much. As far as the alt on the images don't I just put that in where it says alt before I post the image if there is more to it than yes please send me the training link. The menu I will change and for a contact form do you know the best plugin to use for that and I still have not set up an autoresponder yet. I am having trouble because some are confusing to understand and I just want a free and easy one to set up. Thanks again, Chris you were very helpful. Have a great weekend :)

Carol
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ChrisTowers Premium
Carol... Hey .. I will send you a private message :)
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BenTy Premium
Hey Chris,

Interesting story of moving to Greece; where the sun shines, as compared to England I suppose.lol..Well I can relate I totally relish the year round sunshine as a Caribbean man..

Thanks for the review on my website. I take all of your advice..though I may have to check with you from time to time for some "know-how" to do some of the stuff you advised.

Cheers man. I will give you that follow..
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ChrisTowers Premium
No problem sir :) and yes... Greece beats the UK for me hands down... :)

Thanks

Chris
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nana55 Premium
Hi, Chris. Man wish I could move to Greece, must be nice. I want to, first of all, thank you for serving as a firefighter, That to me is one of the most honorable and respectful careers a person can choose. The big part is you choosing to put yourself in harm's way for people you don't even know. Again thank you for that. I, myself, love music too, I am trying to teach myself to play the autoharp. My fiancee, who passed in 2011, bought it for me for my birthday, I would sit and try to play by sound while watching him play the guitar. Those were some of the most fun and intimate times that are dear to my heart and keep me smiling on days when the sun doesn't shine, both literally and figuratively. Anyway thank you for your service and I am following you now. I know in my heart that someone that gives/gave so much will definitely prosper in this endeavor and environment.

Take care and have a great day.

Tina
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mikeredfern Premium
Hi Chris,

Thank you so much for the comments on dualect.com, really appreciate it!

If you get the chance, it would be great if you could set up a profile and have a play around with the exchange - I've only just launched so am looking for feedback and members to help develop the site. Any feedback gratefully recieved!

https://dualect.com/register/

If there is anything I can do to help you out in return, please just ask!

Cheers,

Mike
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ChrisTowers Premium
OK Mike.. I will take a look into it for you :)
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mikeredfern Premium
Awesome, thnak you!
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Hi Chris, I have a question, I was reading your blog here: my.wealthyaffiliate.c0m/christowers/blog/question-on-alt-attribute-for-images-anyone-help-me and I see you have a backlink to your site. How do I have the same backlink to my site just like your blog post?

(replace c0m because I cannot send link)
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ChrisTowers Premium
I do not recall putting a link back to my site within this blog..

I do not normally do it unless I need someone to take a look at something when I need advice!

But if you need to do it.. just copy the URL from the page you need and paste it into your question or blog...

Easy :)

Chris
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LastRhino Premium
Hello Chris!
Welcome to the WA community, and congratulations on upgrading to premium! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,

Tyron
From <https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/lastrhino>
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Biggsta Premium
Great job on going Premium! I'm glad you decided to take that next big step because now you will see what Wealthy Affiliate really has to offer.

There is so much great training ahead of you and I can't wait to see your success.

If you ever need help with anything please feel free to let me know. Take care and good luck to you.

-Jaime
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Chris, 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,

Best,
Ali
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ChrisTowers Premium
Hey Ali thanks ...

I had you on facebook already

I followed you on Twitter and also added you on G+ and made a ton of +1s for you :)

Hope you are doing well!

Chris

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+ChrisTowersCJT
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ChrisScott Premium
Hi Chris,

I hope that you are finding Wealthy Affiliate to be everything that you had hoped that it would be. I love your profile and I think that you are going to do great. If there is anything that I can do to help you, just reach out.

- Christopher
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ChrisTowers Premium
Thank you :)
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