About DNave
Joined March 2014
Hey my name is Dawn and I am trying WA because I need a different way to make some money. I have always been interested in a business that would allow me to stay at home but have never found the right one. Until now.
I am 46 years young, have been married for 27 years and have two children, ages 17 and 19. My husband and I own our own business and have for almost 20 years. Because of the economy it is failing and if we don't do something different, we will be going down with it.
My goal for this internet business is to replace the income that we now have with our business. I have never been afraid to try something new, I just haven't had to in a long time. At first, when we realized our business was not going to make it, I felt like we had failed. Now I just feel that God must have something different in mind for us and we are searching for what that might be.
Although I may want this to be a good income for us, I am also liking the idea of being able to eventually help others.
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WrightA Premium
Hey Dawn I'm just stopping by to see how you're doing. I'm planning on coming back full force now that things are settling down. I hope you're still plugging away and doing well. See you around WA!
~Amanda
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nurseannie Premium
hang in there girl.... you will do very well.... but just need to be a little patient.... from the aussie granny.... welcome to you AM
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Dawn! -

It's Great to connect here at WA!

I am Now Following You!

** Have A Great Weekend! **

David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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TipKilby Premium
Thanks for for following me, Dawn. Best wishes in your WA endeavors!
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kholmes Premium
Thank you for the follow!
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striker44 Premium
Thanks for the follow. I wish you great success. Let me know if I can help you with anything. Sylvia
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hildacbg Premium
Thanks for the follow. I wish you the best!
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CarlaIves Premium
Thanks for the follow! I look forward to working with you.
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KLewis Premium
Big hello to you Dawn, Hope that you are enjoying the program so far.
Nice blogs.....Stay in touch.Ken
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asia83 Premium
Hello Dawn! Your story is so similar to mine! Thank you for following me and all the best!
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JeanR Premium
Hi Dawn, Welcome to WA and the follow. Much Success to you.
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AlanCross Premium
Hi and welcome to WA if you need any help just let me know!
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SKeuchel Premium
Hi Dawn, nice to meet you. You have a nice looking family. Thanks for the follow. I wish pray that all your dreams will come true with WA.
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Wishyu Premium
Hi, Dawn! Nice to see you and lovely family, always in god's blessing will growing fruits and it becomes fortunes. keep successful webpages let's discovery the world together! I am appreciate to connect with a WA friend and partners :)
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Michelle1137 Premium
Hi Dawn. Thanks for the follow. I find that when God closes one door, he opens another one. And usually it's a better option.
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DNave Premium
Thank you for the kind words. I feel the same way.
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benzburg Premium
Thanks for the follow! . . Dream Big, Focus and Work for it.
Wishing you success in your goals through WA . . .
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MarionBlack Premium
Thanks for following. I love being here at WA. ~Marion
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KLewis Premium
Dawn,Big hello and welcome to you to the program.I Believe that you will like it.Stay in touch.Reach out when you need help.Ken
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AndreaD Premium
thank for follow DN best of luck
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bolillian Premium
Thanks DN. Figuring out big G's plan is just letting it flow. Best yo ya
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Yes well thanks for following me on wealthy affiliate .I am a click bank affiliate. It is fun. I explain it on my website. Well good luck with your career
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CLEMSIXTY Premium
Thanks for connecting, good luck to you and your future success.
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PowerQ Premium
Hello and Thanks for The Following...
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caylynn Premium
Dawn, Thank you for the follow. Have been following you all along. Often forget to click Follow Me because I start reading the posts and looking at the website on profiles. All so much fun.
Well it looks like all is well with you in website development. Keep up the good work. Know that I hope to help with your questions, just ask. ^_~
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DNave Premium
Thank you Caylynn. I appreciate your willingness to help. I can always use help.
Dawn
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chelletrina Premium
Thanks for the follow Dawn. Best wishes.
Jo
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Bill67 Premium
Any 4 button that you chose http://athome9t.com you can go here and see how it works I have 4 buttons now showing. click on "<"(orange circle) and a pop up will give more choices for the visitor to pick from.
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JHSH Premium
Nice to meet you Dawn, I hope you stick, I too am trying to replace a small business. I wish you success.
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DNave Premium
Best of luck to you also.
Dawn
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Pearlie Premium
Hi Dawn nice meeting you thanks for the follow and all the best on your journey here at WA, good luck with the site
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dmwebaze Premium
Thanks for the follow. If you have a moment check the site I am building at http://myreferralmarketing.com. I need your comments. Some of the ideas there may also be of interest to you. Kind Regards.
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marketer1929 Premium
Hi Again Dawn - I have finished editing my affiliate web site for now anyway and am trying to think up ads to place out there on the internet to get some trafic to it. Looks like you are doing well already. Good job. John Finlayson
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beautifultru Premium
Thanks for the like on my blog......
If your business is failing,think about cutting your losses.
Failure is the norm,don't get disheartened.
We've all failed massively......learn from all your situations.
You are in a good place here
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DNave Premium
Thanks for the kind words. Hoping this is one alternative for us.
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prosystems Premium
Hi there Dawn, Thanks for the follow. Hope you are reaching your goals here at WA...peace.
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slbpromotes Premium
You look way younger! Best wishes for achieving your goals at WA & thanks for the follow
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lorettachinn Premium
Thank you for following me!
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GregVerk Premium
Thanks for the follow. You did a great job on your website.
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DNave Premium
Thanks for taking a look at my website. I'll be glad to return the favor if you let me know yours.
Dawn
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mykat Premium
Thanks for the follow Dawn. :)
Your website looks really nice.
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DNave Premium
Thanks for checking out my website. Let me know yours all I'll do the same for you.
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alexisnilo Premium
Thanks for the follow back , Dawn. I wish you well.
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JennPGD Premium
Hi Dawn, it's been a while since we cross each other's path. How are you doing? I'm dropping by to say hello to you. And ohhhh... I was supposed to visit your website again. Good that I dropped by. LOL... TTYL.
Jenn
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dedicatedone Premium
Hi Dawn! Welcome to WA and it's nice to meet you. I hope that WA and your work on the internet will help revive or build a new business for you and your husband. Best wishes in everything, Amy
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DNave Premium
Thank you and I followed you back.
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drago1168 Premium
Hi Dawn thank you for the follow. Let me say this to you I to had the same thing happen after many years of being in business. Even though your business may not make it, remember it is a business and not part of the family so don,t allow it to interfere with your beautiful family. You didn't lose your Family, your many years of Experience, and most of all God's Love. Your right He does have something different for you and its going to be a Wonderful, Beautiful and Exciting venture.wherever He takes you. I wish many days of happiness and joy for YOU and YOUR family!!
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DNave Premium
Thank you for the kind words. I am hoping things at WA will help us financially and part of God's plan for us. Best to you here at WA and many days of happiness to you and your family as well.
Dawn
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apache1 Premium
Hi Dawn
Thank you for the follow back appreciated. I like you website well done. Wishing you well in the near future and to your success. Take care and be well.
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feelfreelife Premium
Thanks for the follow.
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marketer1929 Premium
Thanks Dawn - you can see my business affiliate web site I will use eventually to promote the WA Program as an income for myself and others who follow my lead in this business. My web site is: the-wealthy-senior.com I can edit the content but dont know how to recruit anyone from it yet or how to add to it with many affiliate web sites of value to seniors that I plan to do someday. My main focus is on seniors benefits, but anyone can apply too. Thanks for your interest. John Finlayson johnfinlayson444@gmail.com
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Berny W Premium
Thank for the follow Dawn. Good luck with your online business.
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arick Premium
Great motivation Dawn. I wish you massive abundance.
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rob3 Premium
Hi Dawn, thanks for the follow. Here's wishing you success at WA and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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kbyer Premium
Thankyou for the follow
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marketer1929 Premium
Hi Dawn - I havent attempted to add anything to my business web site. Dont have a clue yet how to do it. Do you know how many pages we have to work with on our business affliate web sites in the WA Program. Any info would be appreciated John Finlayson johnfinlayson444@gmail.com
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DNave Premium
John-
I'm a little confused on what you are asking. Is the website you created a website supporting the WA program or a what is it about? I think I could help you better if I knew where you're trying to go.
Dawn
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marketer1929 Premium
Hi Dawn - I just found out I have two free web sites to develop with unlimited pages according to Alan49 reply. I opened my first business affiliate web site as a Coach. I had to revise much of the wording. I will only be a guide to my recruits, not a professionally trained coach, so I have been editing my web site as I go along so as not to take credit for training I dont have as a coach. I will start Bootcamp Lesson 2 soon and expect to learn. how to build my web site soon. Hope you are doing well. John Finlayson
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DNave Premium
John-
So glad you figured out where you're headed and what the next step is. Message me anytime you need help and I'll do my best to help. Sometime send me your website address and I'll take a look at your progress. Mine is www.weddingplanningtidbits.com if you get a chance to look. I used to coach cheerleading for years so I'd love to see your site.
Dawn
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Dawn for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you need any help remember to post your question in the comments section or on live chat, and someone will be able to help you.

You can also check out my blog posts on my profile page. I blog about ways to help you build a better website and best practices here at WA. Enjoy!
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DNave Premium
Thanks. I can always use more training so I'll make sure to check them out.
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boomergp08 Premium
You're welcome.
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KatieMac Premium
Thank you for the follow wish you lots of success
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CarlaZ Premium
Hi Dawn! Thanks for following me. Best wishes for great success!
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Trialynn Premium
Get ready to put your head down and study. Start with the "get started here button" and come up for air now and then for questions and posts. At the end of the lessons You will have a really good take on what is involved in being successful! Come out shining! How is it going so far? You have had a couple months to adjust.
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Wayne Wallace Premium
Thank you for following me. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I wish you much success here on your Wealthy Affiliate journey! If you need any help be sure to reach out and ask I'm here to help. We are all dedicated to helping each other here.

If you'd like to read my Wealthy Affiliate Diary it's here
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/wayne-wallace/blog/my-wa-diary#
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JennPGD Premium
Hi Dawn, thanks for the follow and for leaving me a msg. I love reading messages. :D And I like your website. :)
All the best to you too.
jenn
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Getting ready to get started. Just like you my business failed, but more than ready to learn from my mistakes.
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Davekirby Premium
Hi. Thanks for the follow...
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dhicks35 Premium
DNave, When one door closes a window of opportunity will open. ;)
All the best,
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DNave Premium
Thank you. I'm hoping this is the open window!
Dawn
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dhicks35 Premium
Hi DNave, Thank you for following me. I am confident that together and with the group, we will reach our goals. -All the best
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Lemark Premium
Dear Dawn, welcome to WA. You will make it!
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Phil Premium
Hi Dawn. Anything I can do to help? I'm not an technological expert, but I am an expert in business development and business planning. I'm sorry to hear about you and your husband's business. IF there's anything I can do, let me know. Follow the training here. This is a great community and a great resource. Have a blessed day!!
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DNave Premium
Phil-
Thanks so much for your offer to help. Help in WA is always appreciated and I agree that this is a great community. I think our other retail business is beyond help. We've struggled for a few years now and we could put more money into it and try to build it back up or put money into something else that's going to be more profitable. Thank you again and I'll take you up on your offer to help sometime.
Dawn
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Chris2005 Premium
Thanks for the follow. Welcome to the adventure at WA.
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Angel1453 Premium
Yes! DNave sometimes we have to take a step of Faith, I also use to be in Business ,Changes are devastating but most time for the best,glad you here! I'm praying things will work out well.
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DNave Premium
Thank you for the kind words. And thank you for your prayers. It's hard to change after 20 years but your are correct, I think it's for the best. Good luck and God speed.
Dawn
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Browjack5 Premium
Good luck and all the best with WA, thanks so much for the follow. X
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caylynn Premium
Thank you for liking my answer to JenSmith's question. As a business owner who has realized the benefits of getting online to expand their offline business, you are steps ahead of the many am proud to help in my community.
Want to follow you and hope when you need help, please ask. ^_~
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DNave Premium
Thank you for the follow and followed you back. I'm sure I'll be asking for your help. It's always best to learn from those who've been there and are successful at it. Thanks again.
Dawn
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MagicMargie Premium
Welcome Dawn, I'm sure you will enjoy Wealthy Affilliate
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SandyL Premium
Thanks for your help.
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Thanks for the follow back! I feel the same as you. I'd like to make WA my main source of income. We can do it!
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Sui_generis Premium
Thanks for the follow, Dawn. This is a good place to achieve your goal. I wish you much success. Debbi
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Ersonp24 Premium
Good luck Dawn!! May you find success here. :)
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janicebowles Premium
Hi Dawn, thank you for adding me to your network, it's very nice to meet you. All the very best to you and your success here at WA.
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denysmoney57 Premium
hi Dawn I am 57 years old and on the same path right now! You can get so much out of the lessons here in starting online, use your experience of selling what you were in your old business, eveyone googles and shop around online for everything, I have set up a site for me to continue our business here and shut down my building with all the overhead, now working from home Good Luck and questions feel free to ask.
Denise
www.scanfreewealth.com
and www.deescopyshop.com : )
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Viea Premium
Hi Dawn. Thank you so much for your comments on my site. I am a bit older than you but have also been married (for 28 years this April) to a great guy who has suffered from this economy. I realize that hunting is "touchy" subject these days and We don't want to convert people or preach but appeal to folks who know that the sport of hunting is so MUCH more than killing animals. PS check out my profile page and my unfinished WA affiliate site and you will know most of my story.
Got to go now and check out your site. Thanks again Viea aka D.D.
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DBSTAR Premium
Good luck with your new enterprise. I think it is one you will enjoy!
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Jonicas Premium
Hi Dawn,

Welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate family, thank you for the "Follow me" and wish you all the success in acquiring the knowledge to be successful online.

To Our Success Online,
Jonicas
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WrightA Premium
Thank you for the follow and welcome to WA! You're in the right place. I wish you the best with your WA career.
~Amanda
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DNave Premium
Amanda-
I really love your website and maybe we can help each other out. Mostly you helping me. My website is www.weddingplanningtidbits.com so maybe the two can compliment each other. Look forward to reading your ideas. Thanks.
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WrightA Premium
Dawn you have a great site as well! I would recommend putting in more pictures. Everyone loves visuals. If you need some free pic sites let me know.
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DNave Premium
I would love some free pic sites! Please send them when you get a chance. Thanks.
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feelfreelife Premium
Thank you DNave for your comments about my post. I really appreciate that.
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Celine64 Premium
Hi Dawn. Thank you for the follow. A 20 year old business is not a failure. I don't believe any thing good is. I hope this works for you.
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gtrtchr43 Premium
Hi Dawn. Nice to meet you. Welcome to WA. If you need any ideas for your website, you can look at mine at aceguitarworld.com it might help you with ideas for yours. Best of luck with your goal and take care.
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mama2karsten Premium
Hey Dawn… Like building any business, it takes learning, planning, time and dedication. Wealthy Affiliate is like a constantly evolving, growing organism… It's a place where the growth and the learning never stops. The learning never stops because technology is constantly evolving and Internet Marketing never stands still. WA teaches the correct steps it takes to build a successful online business to those that are willing to listen. We are very happy to have you here and WELCOME to Wealthy Affiliate.

Thank You for adding me to your network and I look forward to seeing you create success for yourself in the coming months. Julie
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DNave Premium
Thanks Julie. I'm excited about taking the steps to a successful online business. I liked your advice so I might be asking you some questions along the way.
Dawn
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MarianneN Premium
Thank you for the follow back and all the best here at WA as you find your new ground.

Marianne
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teacup Premium
Hello Dawn, welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. Many times God will close a door in order to help us walk through a better one. I don't know just what your business is but if it isn't completely dead then the training you receive here could help you revive it. Even so, the getting started training is best to help you learn the basics before you try something else. Take care.
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DNave Premium
Thanks for the advice. Our existing business is a retail business and the economy and more competition have drove our sales into the ground. Since joining WA, I've thought about updating our website, etc. but we are so burned out that we are willing to let it go at this point. I can use the knowledge I gained over the last 20 years to create another website in WA (it's in the pet industry) so I think I'll do that. Thanks again
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Mr Zoot Premium
hey dawn,
Did you read Carsons tutorial, basically if we submit articles to squidoo and the like, google knows about it and it shows content and activity when somebody reads it, and gives us brownie points to get higher in the rankings of googles pages.
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ReveBoraBora Premium
Hello Dawn! Welcome and thank you for the follow! I like your presentation. I also like the fact that you say that you are 46 years "young".
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OldMule Premium
Hi, thanks for the follow Dawn.
Newbie or not, I have 20 plus years plus experience in this industry, so please shout if you need any help.
I still highly recommend this site too!
Please also read and "like" my blogs, (also top of each post Facebook), for my insights, tips and tricks!
Go for gold!
My blog for today is: Blogs and banners!
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nathaniell Premium
Hey, I just wanted to check in and see if had a chance to start exploring Wealthy Affiliate. I know that when I first joined WA I got serious information overload. I didn't really know where to get started or what exactly I was meant to be doing.

If you haven't started the Online Entrepreneur Certification Course - that's a good place to start. It'll take you through the whole process of what online marketing is, and how to build a successful website. Click the green"Get Started Here" button on the left.

If you're seriously lost or need help with ANYTHING, drop me a message on my profile or ask someone in chat :) Live chat is an awesome tool and there's usually someone that can solve your problem right away!
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DNave Premium
Nathaniell-
Yes I've been moving through it with as much time as I can give it. I'm up to picking my niche and so I thought I'd share it with you and see what you thought. I am in the process of helping my daughter plan her wedding and we love, love, love it. I want to create a website about wedding planning but more specific - the problems or pitfalls that can happen in planning your own wedding. There are sites out there with lots of lists and timelines but we would like to get more specific and far as things to avoid etc. What do you think?
Also, when I look at my messages (the green globe at top). I can't view them - I mean they are there but I can't see the whole message and when I click on the specific message it just takes me to the blog that it came from. Help!
Dawn
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nathaniell Premium
Specific is always good, as is writing about something you enjoy. Many people struggle with finding a niche, but it looks like you found something great to start with.

What browser are you using? This may affect how the messages work, but you should be taken to the specific message you click. I also know they are updating the message system so there are going to be some glitches
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back
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Carson Premium
Hi Dawn,

Welcome to WA! As you are just new to the community I'd like to take this opportunity to say hello and let you know that I am here to help you get started.

I've helped 1000's of people over the years build thriving online businesses and the Wealthy Affiliate platform will provide you the tools and training to succeed as well.

Kyle, myself, and many other very helpful people hang out at WA and are always willing to lend a hand.

If you have any questions I suggest using the Live chat as you will get answers very quickly. Or you can ask questions within tutorials, blogs, or directly to other members on their Spaces.

Here is the initial training that I suggest you get started with:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1
I look forward to working with you.

Carson
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nathaniell Premium
Hi Dawn, Nathaniell here. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

I'm glad to see you've signed up and are ready to get started.

Before you start making money, there are just two things you need to know.

1) Those who ask questions interact with the community are far more likely to learn faster and meet their goals. Watch this video here to learn how to maximize your community reach in WA https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/completing-your-account-set-up-at-wa-adding-a-description-image

More buddies means more support. More support means more success.

2) You can get started learning how to make money by doing your Level 1 Certification Course. Click on the green "Get Started Here" button or just click this link https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1/getting-rolling. Remember that you can ask any questions you want in live chat, on your personal blog, or in the Getting Started Classroom here https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/getting-started

And don't forget that you can also access me for 1-on-1 support by leaving a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/nathaniell or by private message if you are a premium member.


★ ★ ★ How To Access Your Exclusive Bonuses ★ ★ ★

I also wanted to let you know that if you join the premium membership in this 7 day window you'll get a TON of awesome stuff.

First off, you'll get a 59% discount ($19.95 for 1 month) on your membership. Twenty bucks for you first month of WA is an absolute steal. This is available to all members. But I've lined up some other things which are a bit more exclusive.


☆ ☆ Bonus #1: Live Case Study 3 Part Webinar Series

Get access to a 3-Part-Series Live Case Study webinar. It's video series where a professional internet marketer creates a complete 'niche website'. All steps are included and thoroughly explained. Total length of the videos is about 3 hours.

This will give you a broad overview of the type of site you will create on Wealthy Affiliate. I think it's always a good idea to know the direction you are headed before you start your journey.


☆ ☆ Bonus #2: Exclusive Look at The Top 5 Newbie Mistakes And How To Fix Them

Some questions get asked over and over again. It's very likely you have these same questions.

This is a two-part bonus. It includes an exclusive video not available to other WA members where I create a website EXACTLY how the training teaches you. Many new members don't follow the instructions properly and can't get their sites to work. Watch this video first, and you'll be up and running in 20 minutes with your own .com hosted here on WA.

I have also included 5 newbie website design and setup tips. These are super easy ways to turn your site from a basic Wordpress install into a streamlined canvas ready for action, and ready to impress your traffic.

This means you will be able to bypass these typical mistakes, get started faster, and on the right foot. This is an exciting time - you are building the foundations of a profitable online business, and I want to help you get started as quickly and smoothly as possible.

~Nathaniell
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DNave Premium
Nathaniell-
Thanks so much for your contact. I have just finished step 2 (setting up my profile) in the first lesson. I plan on doing a little bit each day to further my business and I'm excited about getting started. I have to say I'm a little nervous about asking stupid questions. When I train employees at our business, I tell them that the only stupid question is an un-asked question so I guess I need to take my own advice.
Dawn
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nathaniell Premium
Yes, that's good advice! Don't worry, I get newbie questions all the time :) I asked some really basic questions when I got started, and it helped me get where I am today. We at WA have all been where you are right now, so we understand how confusing it can be to jump into this "affiliate marketing" thing.
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