A Facebook post just reached 11,049 people. Mind blown.

Last Update: May 26, 2016

Wow oh wow. So I'm doing Course 4 at the moment, which is all about using Social Media to engage with people. I've been trucking along / dragging my feet (delete as appropriate) because let's be honest, I don't hang out on social media much.

I had a my Google+ page up first and I got the AddThis sharing plugin (Share Buttons by AddThis), and got used to sharing my posts there. I immediately started noticing some familiar faces liking my content and that feels great, I like that I'm making some people happy.

Then just recently as part of Course 4 I'm suddenly on Pinterest and Twitter and Tumblr and Facebook and I started sharing to those... maybe it was the tweet I sent to @GuildWars2 that triggered what happened next on Facebook. Because, I write some of my content for Guild Wars 2, and the actual developer shared one of my posts to all of their 1.1 million followers. So, just a few hours later Facebook was telling me one of my posts has reached over 11,000 people thanks to social media... wow. Wow!

Going from a feeling of obscurity to suddenly "a lot of people are reading my stuff" is a real buzz. All of this is thanks to Wealthy Affiliate's training because I would be nowhere without it.

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cld111 Premium
Isn't that an awesome feeling? That's happened to me with Twitter, and it's amazing! Gotta love Social Media! Although, your story is even better. Woo hoo! I hope that gets you lots of new visitors and customers. :)

- Christina
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Hammer11B Premium
That is amazing. You are well on your way to financial break throughs.
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MaxiMos Premium
Great!
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AfqmBiz Premium
Amazing, my friend. You are on the right path!
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amexrn Premium
Hi Cirian, that was awesome. Inspires me more to finish my certification course.

All the best,
Arline
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CathH1 Premium
awesome result, hope your stuff is going viral now every time you tweet or post and not just because someone else shares it. :-)
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MOlguin Premium
Wow! Congrats!
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jbbarnaby1s Premium
Wow that is awesome. I'm glad to hear things changed that fast. I'm kind of feeling the same as you did like my feet are dragging and I can't get a lot of people seeing my stuff. This post was really encouraging for me to keep working and moving forward.
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Gunnertwist Premium
That is awesome! Well done and keep up the good work my man. :)

Carl
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Megan8 Premium
That is awesome. Congratulations :)
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psunstrom Premium
When I started ads on facebook for one of my other businesses it was so fun to see how many people were reached....even more fun when they get engaged, "like" your page and get engaged!
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egonsarv Premium
Brilliant achievement! And brilliant feeling, isn't it sir? :)
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JaesBreigh Premium
Great read
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Capu1 Premium
Hi Cirian,
Congratulations. That is wonderful.
Keep it going!
Best wishes
Lisa
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oliverc0619 Premium
Wow!! Congratulations! Nothing like a confidence booster like that to keep the momentum going!
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JasmineU Premium
This is awesome!!! Good for you! I, too, am not much of a social media lover, but stories like yours show just how powerful it can be for our businesses. Thanks for sharing this, it is keeping me motivated to keep posting on all my social media pages :)
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Steve1958 Premium
Wow...that's amazing!
I'm just about to start course 4...can hardly wait!
Thanks for your post!
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sherlock77 Premium
That's the kind of social share you want. Well done!
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CathH1 Premium
thats awesome news Cirian, well done. May it be the first of many posts that goes out to such a huge audience. I hope that you have been harvesting emails from the crop ;-)
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Capu1 Premium
Hi Cirian,
Congratulations. truly fantastic.
Lisa
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SongbirdDL Premium
That sure must give such a buzz! Inspiring. Thank you for sharing ~Danielle
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Ahmad23 Premium
Beautiful, inspiring, keep it up my friend!
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jschicanha Premium
What a great achievement, I'm happy to hear this good news and thanks for sharing.

Cheers,
Jose
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Incognito007 Premium
Wohoo! That's an amazing achievement, Cirian :)

Congratulation. That's definitely going to give a boost to your business.

WA trainings are awesome.

Cheers,
Tanguy - Incognito007
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Zoeamandalin Premium
Wowzers
That would blow my mind if that happened to me. I celebrate if I get 10 comments and some likes. He he
Well done you though.
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LisaDSampson Premium
How fantastic!
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Cirian Premium
Thanks Everyone - Fran, WeathyAthar, Freedomseekr, Swangirl, Angelo13, AngelBcn, backroom1192, JFDIMichelle, AmberA who have all commented since my last reply.

I'm humbled that people are still commenting actually. I'm happy to give people an inspiring story and it puts a smile on my face to see that I'm encouraging other people after getting so much energy out of this community myself.

In the end my post reach got to just shy of 16,000 people reached. So it kept on going for quite a while. It just goes to show what you can do with a lucky break!
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The-Fran Premium
A great inspiring story. Congratulations, Robert.
--Fran
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WealthyAthar Premium
Nice work and Good social usage but may i know is it give you any sales value or just information or thanks
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Freedomseekr Premium
Wow, that's a lot of people! Congratulations! Now, just "rinse and repeat" as they say.
Thanks for sharing and keep up the awesome work!
Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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Swangirl Premium
Wow! That is amazing!
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Angelo13 Premium
That's awesome!
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AngelBcn Premium
Awesome! Keep it up!
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that is an impressive number, congrats!
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JFDIMichelle Premium
How many??!!!! Mega-WOW, that is amazing! Huge congratulations to you & thanks for sharing with us
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AmberA Premium
* happy dance* That is awesome!
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NatNiches Premium
Wow amazing!! Congrats!
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Cirian Premium
Thanks NEH, and all of you others for your kindness. I've been surprised by all the replies! Hopefully I can do it again somehow... that would be the next goal. :)
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NatNiches Premium
Sounds like it's only a matter of time :)
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WMarketer Premium
That's great! Congratulations.
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The-Fran Premium
Wow, you went viral. Love your story and testimonial. Congratulations, Robert!
--Fran
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Defiant6 Premium
I'm not anywhere near that level, but I have noticed that since I've been posting content/links to posts on my website on my facebook page, my people reached is starting to increase.
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basemfodah96 Premium
Wow this is awesome man! Keep up the good work! :)
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Cirian Premium
Hi Basem, thanks!
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GaryHelm Premium
Over 11,000 people...that is Fantastic Cirian. You are turning into or perhaps have become a True Social Media Stud.
Keep up your Incredible Work My Friend !!!

Gary
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Cirian Premium
LOL! Thanks Gary :)
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Kyle Premium
This is the byproduct of creating quality and engaging content and then sharing that. This will happen Robert and it is really exciting when something catches fire and goes viral.

Kudos to you, you should be proud of this event and more just like this can and will happen!
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Cirian Premium
Thanks Kyle, your lessons have been invaluable.
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MPollock Premium
great work
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Cirian Premium
Thanks Mike!
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