About DMcCalister
Joined April 2017
After spending most of my adult life in the corporate world and as a small business owner, professional musician (drummer) an avid student of all kinds of sales and marketing... I was able to turn myself into a decent copywriter (especially when I use a quality editor)... however,

The computer and the Internet has always fascinated me. I created a successful business during the 90's that utilized direct mail marketing and magazine articles.

My magazine articles entitled "Wealth Notes tm" was syndicated in 25 magazines and several newspapers. We also used post card marketing to build subscribers to our monthly magazine entitled Wealth Notes.

We did well, however this is not about how great I am or how successful we were, it is about where I have been and why I decided to join WA.

The Internet and the new "digital economy" - Blogging, Websites , Email, E Books and anything to do with an online business opportunity has peeked my curiosity and has my serious attention today.

I have been a "paper and ink" sales and marketing specialist - knowing that I had better become familiar with - and equip myself with online marketing skills of this new and exciting economic explosion with a wider audience than anything I have ever witnessed before!

Thanks to these wonderful young men who created WA I will be able to learn the necessary skills and gain the knowledge I need to build a "global" online business that I can work on a part time basis anywhere I can get connected to the "net".

Thanks guys for creating this great tool and the community that I'm growing to love so much!

Dallas McCalister
(WA Premium Member)
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Madek Premium
Hey, Gary!

I would 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!

DMcCalister Premium
Nice looking site Madek, thanks for the follow, I wish you all the best as well...

smartketeer Premium
Hi Gary,

Thanks for following!

Here are my recommended WA posts for you: To YOUR success!

JonathanAll1 Premium
Welcome to WA. It’s participation and persistence to get there and also takes lot of creative thought to process...
Yes, thank you for following. And I 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 and dreams.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA...

Truely grateful
Jonathan Leslie
@ Facebook / Jonathan Allen
JooKwang Premium
Hi Dallas, it’s great to connect here. I too have been in the corporate world for over 15 years and partly that drives me to build my own online business. I am passionate about my job which is also my business but it’s still an active income. WA is my gateway to passive income. I wish you well and all the best for your online business. Cheers!
kmer6 Premium
Good evening to you Gary, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I'm following you back.
You are correct about online marketing. Today commerce is moving more and more online each day. Online you are marketing to the whole world, not just town to town, or state to state, or even nation to nation, but the whole world. Can you imagine what can be accomplished with a website sitting on Page one of the search engines? It will be getting over 84% of all the online traffic searching with that particular search term! I'm a direct mail printer so I am quite aware of how to market via the mail.
I look forward to working with you and answering any questions you might have. I wish you much enjoyment and success in your online journey.
DavidPadkin8 Premium
Hallo Dallas
Thank you for the Contact /Follow I have Followed you.
I enjoyed your blog, looked for the More button Realised had already pressed it Your posts look Interesting . I peeked at the I earned $ 114812 blogging I will go back and read it latter . Is she a WA Member or someone you know .Looks very interesting .
Thank you for sharing much appreciated
JonLake Premium
Thanks for the follow Dallas. It’s nice to meet you and feel free to connect with us further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of our profile

We look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies. If you need any help please feel free to ask

Jon and Debbie :)
herinnelson Premium
Awesome bio, Dallas! I love how far you've come from the good ole days of catalogs, postcards, magazines and newspapers--direct mail marketing. I remember those days well, too! Progress has surely been in the works since then!

With all your past experience of success with "ancient" techniques, you are sure to open up a whole new world of wealth for yourself and family in the online explosion! All the best to you, my new friend!

Erin :)!
phildora Premium
Hi Dallas! Thanks for the follow!

With your expertise in sales and marketing, you will have great content on your website.

I believe Wealthy Affiliate will catapult you into an online marketing world where the possibilities of achieving your business and
financial goals are endless!

May you and your family have a prosperous and an amazing 2018!
DMcCalister Premium
Thank you Phildora - coming from you, this is great news!

lakbar12 Premium
Awesome! Congratulations on your success. Very inspiring. I look forward to learning from you and all the other WA members. I was just dropping by to say hi and nice to meet you! Thank you for allowing me in your network. I followed back. I wish you the best in all you do...

Much success to you in 2018!
DMcCalister Premium
Thank for the inspiring words Kisha, all the best to you!

lakbar12 Premium
You're welcome Dallas! Thank you, I really appreciate it...
Loes Premium
Hello Gary,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I just wrote my 100th training for WA. I have categorized them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). 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 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
DMcCalister Premium
Thank you - appreciate all you do!
FrankieTrill Premium
Thanks for the love,
I want to show some love back by sending you my blessings of health wealth and prosperity plus longevity and I encourage you to stay positive and keep striving towards your dreams and your freedoms. (Time, Financial, and Location Freedom) Stay superbly blessed and highly favored Peace
Kyle Premium
Gary, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Gary.
DMcCalister Premium
Wow, the man himself drops by, or is it "Memorex", well whatever, I sure do appreciate it padna, I will be knocking on your door for sure, and thanks!

Kyle Premium
I look forward to working with you Gary and if you ever need a hand with anything going forward, please get in touch with me.

PS. I hope your week is going brilliantly well thus far! :)
Tw1 Premium
Congratulations on your decision to invest in your future with your premium membership to WA! WA works! Just follow the lessons and implement what you learn! Your success is just waiting for you to take action!

I am following you now and invite you to follow me as well. If I can ever be of any help, just let me know!

I wish you great success and prosperity!

PS. Want to improve your rank in WA? Stay active in the community! Liking someone's post or comments helps their rank. Like more to get more likes!
DMcCalister Premium
Tom - thanks, I need all the help I can get!
EddySalomon Premium
Hey Gary,

Just checking up on you to see how you're doing here at WA.
I can't believe you've been here for nearly a week. What do you think so far?

In my experience newbies tend to have some doubts or fears. So I'd like to address them by having you reading the following: Please read these short articles and let me know if it has addressed some of your concerns. Thanks,

Eddy with a Y.
EddySalomon 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! :)
EddySalomon Premium
Hey Gary ,

I just wanted to follow up and see if you need anything. I see you've already taken action and completed your account profile! That's wonderful! It just goes to show you're able to follow directions and are serious about making this business work! Trust me when I say that's half the battle to success online! So you're part of a rare breed! However I see you haven't upgraded to the premium membership.

If it's because money is tight, I can hook you up. Read the following as you'll learn how others have been able to easily pay for this membership: http://bit.ly/afford_wa

At the end of the day you're obviously an action taker unlike a lot of people that may join this community and fail to do anything. As such you should be rewarded for that. So I wanted to give you a special bonus if you're thinking of becoming a premium member.


If you join Premium within the next 4 days, here are some bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

(1) You are going to get a 59% 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 and even the owners of WA (Kyle & Carson) will be able to offer you personal mentoring.

(3) I am going to be giving a special "Diamond Traffic Bonus"

But only if you join in the next 4 days!

You're obviously not required to take advantage of this great offer. But the starter membership can only take you so far. It's clear as day you want to succeed. Otherwise you wouldn't have completed your profile. So I'd like to hook you up with the bonus above!

There is so much more in the way of videos, courses, live chat and private message capabilities that will help you get to the next level quicker. So keep that in mind. In fact, just check out the differences between the starter and premium membership here: I think it will help you see all that you'll get if you take advantage of the bonus and discount I'm offering you. In any event, great job again for taking action and completing your profile!

Keep taking action because every time you do it brings you closer to your success!

Take care,

Eddy with a Y

P.S. Remember if you can't afford the premium membership, I can hook you up here: http://bit.ly/afford_wa
DMcCalister Premium
Thanks again Eddy ~ I see you've been here (with WA) for a while now, since I'm really so new to the "digital, online" industry, I need to read all I can, watch all the vids etc. available before making a WA full decision. So far I like what I see, a little too much emphasis on Premium but I understand why, and will get there once I'm totally comfortable here and feel that I can "get behind" promoting you folks. As you age (I have been a serial entrepreneur for over 4 decades now) you take more time with companies, products, services etc. - I also owned and operated a home based business, direct sell, network company during the 90's. You seem to be way ahead of a lot of folks online so I look forward to following and learning from you and the guys at the top.
All the best!
EddySalomon Premium
Hey Gary,

A couple of things. 1. You don't have to promote WA at all. It's not about that. That's one niche. As discussed in the training you should be going through here: So hopefully you're not confusing the affiliate bootcamp with what WA is all about.

2. Premium isn't a requirement. It's only pushed as an option for people that decide that they like WA and want to continue getting more help and training because there is a lot more of it that isn't made available to starter members. So hopefully it's not coming off as that. There is no pressure.

3. I think you're going to see very clearly this isn't like the mlms and network companies you've been part of which most focus on getting people to sign up under them to make money instead of actually promoting the products they claim to sell. You're also going to see you're working with legitimate companies like amazon that offer products and services that people already trust instead of trying to convince people to purchase from companies they don't know. So I imagine you're going to learn a lot and like this business model a lot more since it's not reliant on recruiting family members and such.

In any event, I'll continue to check up on you. I'm here if you need me.
DMcCalister Premium
Appreciate your time Eddy. I'm here to learn. I love marketing in any form and know that the digital economy is the way to go these days.

You have the experience in this format and I'll let you guys show me the way without further comment on how you market.

You and I could have some amazing conversations.

I have spent four decades in the network marketing industry. I know that affiliate marketing is "the new MLM" and falls beautifully in between direct selling and network marketing models.

Most people would love to have a "residual income" but are unwilling to do the work it takes to reach their goals.

I plan to become a Premium member. I was learning as much as I could from Jay Kubassek and Stuart Ross until I saw what they were doing and who they were looking for... your article was excellent on them and their program.

I was impressed with the way you told the story about them without being negative, just factual. This company makes more sense and seems to be much more affordable to the masses.

I have also looked closely at the "independents" - bloggers, who seem to go it alone and have not joined companies that do the hosting, training, yada - yada - yada.

Do you think (with the years of experience you have) that working under an umbrella like WA is better and more lucrative than going it alone?

I don't need to earn a fortune Eddy, I was one of those MLM'ers who did well, earning 7 figures as a distributor and as a 10 year company owner, but realize that MLM is a dying marketing model especially in the US.

I want to help people earn a living at home, always did and I know you do too, I can read between the lines.

I am no longer involved with MLM. Is this all you do? You do it really well, I think you have a great handle on this.

Thanks again Eddy for all your help, sorry for such a long missive today, but I do everything in a serious way and since you are the only one replying to my questions (nobody from the company, Kyle etc., has returned my chat requests).

That's OK, I get it. They must have a lot of people to tend to.

My God richly bless you Eddy!

All the best,

G. Martin (Gary) Haiser
Dallas McCallister (Pen Name)
EddySalomon Premium
Hey Gary,

It's great you've had such great success with MLMs. I definitely wouldn't call affiliate marketing the "NEW MLM". The only similarity is that they're a form of marketing. But they're very different than what I've seen and experienced with other MLMs. I'm only pointing this out because I've seen where a lot of former MLM folks are trained to view everyone as a potential customer and engage in some overly aggressive and in some case shady tactics just to fill their downline.

As you said, you appreciated my approach which is a lot more laid back and breaking down facts and just providing alternative options. And the other important aspect is with affiliate marketing people are coming to you via google as you found my site when you were researching that company. Whereas with most MLMs you're chasing down prospects. So I think you're going to really enjoy the change of pace. You may just need to adjust some of the MLM mindset to fit this business.

In regards to your other questions.

1. For many years I did it alone. I tried to piece things together from various sources and I did ok. But a lot of times you'd get conflicting information or wasn't get the one on one support that you need. So when I found WA I thought it was awesome that everything was in one place. And now it's gotten even better because you literally don't have to go anywhere for things like hosting, domains, etc. It's really a one stop shop. And you're not tied here. If you decide you want to transfer your site and business else where you could. But the owners are and have been committed to growing WA. I've personally met them several times: so I know they're solid guys with similar values so I feel very comfortable building my business here.

2. I have multiple streams of income. I never like having all my eggs in one basket. So I have other ways to earn besides this. But it all adds up and helps.

3. I'm surprised "No one" has answered your questions. That's not the norm. I know the owners can be busy sometimes but eventually they get back to folks. I do have some tips on getting questions answered here that you may want to follow: In any event, continue to take your time going through the community. Hopefully you find that it's the right fit for you. I'll continue to check up on you.
DMcCalister Premium
Thanks again big guy! Sure appreciate all your input and help. I spend an hour or so each am on this, going through all the training and your help made sense about the one-stop shop concept.
I'm the guy who reads everything and watches all the vids. I also take action and ask a lot of questions... I did get a reply from Kyle but it was all about jumping to Premium, so at least I know any of my prospects will be encouraged to go Premium (a lot) too (LOL)
All the best!

G. Martin
EddySalomon Premium
You're welcome Gary