About Coucka
Joined January 2018
Hi, I have a background in illustration both digital and physical. I have also spent a number of years in Civil engineering designing roads for Queensland Transport. Now in my old age, I have just finished a course in Medical transcription with an interest in herbal alternatives to pharmaceuticals.
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BBrandt Premium
Hello Coucka,
Thank you for following me. I have added you to my network. I have found the training and support here bar none. Please check out my websites, I just finished my second website. I am passionate about health/well-being. I will look for you on your social media and look forward to working with you.

God bless and much success to you. Above all, have fun!

Bruce
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Coucka Premium
Hi Bruce,
I am happy to go to your new website. Just give me the URL and I will go leave you a comment on that page.

Best of luck to you too.

Cheers Coucka
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BBrandt Premium
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Coucka Premium
Hi Bruce,

This is a great start to building your business.
I would like to make a few suggestions that will improve your ranking in WA and with Google search engines.

You really need to have a blog so you can write human interest stories like your About page. People love and eat up human interest.

I tried looking everywhere for a comment box so I could leave you some nice feedback, but I could not find one.

Those comment boxes are really important for search engines to check your engagement or involvement with customers. You get ranked much better if they see people talking about your products with you on the site.

One more suggestion.
The images on the front page set the tone for the rest of the site. I would put images with lots of yummy colour. People love pictures but blank and white not so much. You have great products just put them on colourful backgrounds to make them pop!.

In WA if you see or read something you like, click the like button because it will help rank you higher in WA. That doesn't mean you have to like everything but those clicks do add up and count.

I hope this has been helpful for you.
I wish you the best of luck in your endeavours and remember just ask anyone for help if you get stuck.

I email the technical department at least once a week and they do all the really hard stuff for me. I just love them, and I'm sure they roll their eyes when they see another message from me. LOL

Have fun Bruce, that is what life should be all about.

Peace and Love Coucka
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BBrandt Premium
Thank you, I am not sure how to turn on or activate the comment box with WooCommerce, but I will do some checking. I will also look into changing my theme colors, I did not want to distract from the jewelry.

Again, thank you
Bruce
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Coucka Premium
Your welcome Bruce, I would ask the tech department where you turn on your comments box, just let them know what platform you are using in Wordpress.

:-) Coucka
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AlenkaV Premium
Hi
Just read your post and left a comment. A great read, thank you for the very informative post!
Wanted to leave this message on the thread but can not find you there now...sorry.

In case you have a moment and would like to, please read through my latest post, and would appreciate a comment if poss. Thanks!

http://twinsbabyduo.com/very-young-children-and-technology-product-recommendations

Alenka
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Coucka Premium
No problem, I will go and have a look now and leave a comment for you.
Thanks for the feedback.
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AlenkaV Premium
Thanks so much! :)
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kdforsman Premium
Hi again Coucka!!

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:
Wishing you every success and feel free to drop me a line anytime!
Cheers, Karen
West Coast, New Zealand
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Coucka Premium
Thanks Karen

I am learning so much from giving feedback.
So glad to find someone else south of the equator.

I use Jaxxy all the time once I know what my next article is on. I must say just about everything I pick is low hanging fruit. I hardly ever see anything else. I guess I must be a low hanging fruit girl :-)

It is always a joy to say Hi to another Karen. Karen's are quite special.

PAL (Peace and Love)
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Karen !!

I apply the following rule of thumb to any keywords I pick:
Average searches traffic 50+
QSR 20 or less (I try and find keywords in the 10 or under)
KQI Great
SEO 95 +

When I find the low hanging fruit that meet this criteria it's a great feeling!
Have a great day, PAL back at ya :)
Cheers, Karen
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DarkJokez Premium
Hi there!
Thanks for following me!

I just published my website. It's about grills and grilling! It includes grills, utensils, apparel, recipes, and more!

Check out my website if you can! Leave comments and I'll make sure to answer! If you put in your URL, I'll make sure to come comment on your website!
https://off-rails.com

Follow me on
Google plus:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/106462098737034303155
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/OffRailsGrilling/
Pinterest:
https://www.pinterest.com/offrailsgrilling/

I'll follow you back and together we'll expand our success! Best wishes to you and your success!

-Hung
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Coucka Premium
Hi Hung,

I did a facebook share on one of your pages and I would have left you a comment too, but there were no comment boxes to leave feedback on any of your pages that I could find.

Great site, I never know there were so many grills available. You obviously have been building this site for a while. I loved the picture and the variety of things available.
Cheers Coucka
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DarkJokez Premium
Sorry about the comments mix-up! My comments are only available on my posts in the "Recipes and More" menu tab. It's where I post recipes and other things and people can join in. Thank you for the shares!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Karen and Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you've been here you will perhaps have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
You must keep up with the training and if you do get stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 390+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Robert Allan
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Coucka Premium
Thanks Allan
I am only up to the third block of training. I am in the middle of lesson 2 and I am frequently revisiting previous training. I know all the information is here at WA, it is just finding it.
I will most definitely look at your blogs.

Kind regards
Coucka
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Coucka (is that your real name?)
Always best to stick to one lesson or training and fully understand it before moving on to the next one.
It does take time but best to be sure now than sorry later when you could make mistakes that you don't realize you are making.
Have a great Monday.

By the way, you may not be aware of this but it’s a good idea (only if you want to) to click the 'Like' icon within a comment if you like it as I have done with yours.
Obviously you don't have to click every single comment or you will be here all day doing nothing but.
But to click the ones you like that are replies to your own comments will be reflected in your WA ranking because it shows you are getting involved with the community.
Have a great day.
Robert
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Coucka Premium
Thanks, Robert,
Social media is something I have never really understood. I will try to remember that bit of advice.
Coucka is my nickname I answer to it or Karen, either is okay with me.
Cheers Karen
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Robert-A Premium
I wasn't referring to Social Media Karen.
I meant within Wealthy Affiliate.
Just like we are doing with our comments and replies.
Its entirely up to you what you do on other sites.
Enjoy your Tuesday.
Robert
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JHaugland Premium
Hi, and welcome to Premium.
You have made a great choice, and all you have to do now is to be patient, persistent, active, open-minded and willing to learn and everything you need to start your own business will be explained to you here in WA.
If you have questions just ask, the whole community is ready to help. No questions are stupid.
Enjoy your online journey.
Jorn
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Coucka Premium
Thank you Jorn, I will try :-)
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hirohurl Premium
Hi Karen,

Welcome to WA and congrats on going Premium.

There is a lot to learn, but you stick to the Certification Course, you will learn each step in the right order.

I'd also recommend checking some of Jay's weekly "Live Video Classes." (See link in the menu on the left.)

Finally, if you have any questions, feel free to ask as there's a lot of people here with a lot of experience who will be happy to help you.

All the best,

David Hurley
#InspiredFocus
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Coucka Premium
Thanks, David,

So much to learn so little time.
I can't wait until this is earing some income so I can flick off one of my day jobs. So far this has been fun.

Coucka
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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. Glad to have you aboard. PM me if you need any help, and I’ll be glad to give you hand :)

Sincerely

AJ
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Coucka Premium
Thanks, As you say " one step at a time" & I hope I'm not a slow learner.
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kevinmj Premium
Hey Karen, how are you getting along with the training? Have you chosen your niche? If you need any help, then please ask.

Also, I want to run something by you so you don't miss out...

As its been 6 days since you joined WA, by upgrading to Premium today, you'll save 61% (only $19).

You have 7 days from when you first join WA to make the most of this incredible offer and I believe this is your 6th day here.

It's well worth making the most of this incredible offer if you haven't already!

Premium provides excellent value as you get access to all the courses, tools and support.

From experience, I would definitely try the $19 offer so that you can access everything Premium has to offer for at least the next 30 days. I did this 3 years ago and I'm still a Premium member. I'm happy to say it's been the best investment I've ever made. :)

Here's the link to upgrade:

===> https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/upgrade <===

Once again, let me know if I can be of any help. :)

Kevin
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Coucka Premium
Hi Kevin,

Still working my way through the course. I am very interested in this program, however, I have concerns.

I am currently working 3 jobs (55 hours a week) just to pay the mortgage and bills. This means my time investment into WA is poor, no more than 8 to 10 hours a week on the weekend. I have run internet websites in the past and know this is not enough to make a site a going concern.

My problem is a conundrum. To make a financial investment by going premium (which I cannot afford at this stage) is pointless without putting in at least 20 hours per week to make this happen in a reasonable time frame.

I am afraid I must take the slow road and build up two websites until they are low management and yielding some income. At that point, I believe a fiscal investment going premium will not be a waste of money because I can then drop one of my jobs which will free up the time I need to grow a business.

I realise it takes money to make money, sadly I have none to spare at this point in time.

I appreciate your interest.

Kind regards
Karen
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kevinmj Premium
Hey Karen,

Just dropping by...

How are you getting along? Let me know if I can help in any way. :)

Wealthy Affiliate is one of the few places that actually teaches you how to make solid income online and build a successful Internet business.

The No.1 resources such as step by step training courses, website builder, web hosting, domain names, keyword researches, amazing support and community, help you start your own online business the right way!

If you're still not sure whether it is possible to make money with the training in Wealthy Affiliate then these success stories posts might be interesting:

7 Years Of Success Stories - this is a blockbuster post of success stories. Watch out for my story about how I was able to treat my family to a Summer holiday in Ibiza, Spain for the first time: Karen, now is the time to seriously think about your goals and what you want to achieve by starting the Wealthy Affiliate training.

By upgrading to Premium right now, you get 61% discount (only $19) for a LIMITED TIME ONLY, which gives you access to ALL the courses, tools, support and community.

Here's the link to upgrade:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/upgrade

Premium really does massively boost your online business! I'm a Premium member (since April 2014) and will always be. :)

Talk soon!

Kevin
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kevinmj 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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Coucka Premium
Hi and thanks. My niche is already decided. For my first try it will be sexy novelty coffee cups. Now I am just wrestling with the website to get something started.
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kevinmj Premium
Sounds like you have a great niche Karen. You can definitely take this passion and turn it into a successful business with some direction and a little elbow grease here at WA. We are all about turning a passion into a business and that is what our training is going to walk you through.

If you ever need any guidance with the training then please don't hesitate to drop me a reply.
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kevinmj Premium
Hey Karen, how are things going? I'm Kevin, I got a notification that you just joined through my site so I'd like to welcome you to the Wealthy Affiliate community!

You must be eager to get started with WA, therefore the first thing you need to do is complete your profile. Here's a quick video explaining how to do it: Once you've completed your WA profile you'll need to get started with the first lesson: You're in a good place right here at Wealthy Affiliate to learn all about affiliate marketing and how to build a successful online business.

You'll get access to first-class training, tools and support, even if you're new at this.

I also want to offer you a bonus if you do decide to take us up on our Premium offer. Our Premium membership is like nothing else that is out there in the industry and will truly help lead you to the ultimate success in online business.

HERE IS HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS :)
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If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

(1) You are going to get a 61% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)
(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there.
(3) I am going to be giving you the "Diamond Traffic Bonus"

But only if you join in your first 7 days (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus). 

Again, welcome Karen, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, let me know. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA!

Kevin
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Coucka Premium
Hi Kevin,
Thank you for your offer. I will be exploring your site over the next four days before I make the decision to join Premium, but I am already leaning in that direction.

Cheers Karen
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kevinmj Premium
You're very welcome Karen! I'm glad to see you've made it here to WA! I look forward to working with you and if you ever need help with anything then let me know.
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