About Drlumsden
Joined June 2017
Compassion, Helping Others, and Education for Communication have been three important components in my life. I have reason to be thankful for fulfillment in many ways.
I have learned that a person wants to know that someone cares about him or her.
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Dmk71152 Premium
Welcome to WA - lots to learn here- stay focused - go through the Certification Courses first - you will get confused or frustrated from time to time - ask lots of questions - people are here to help you. 

HERE ARE 3 WA'ers Training Posts - they helped me - one is vocabulary you use here - one is a detailed use of your dashboard to find anything you will need - one is a plug-in to add to WordPress - that will help you build your sties. Hope they help - they did me This one I wrote - deals with how to "close" for the result you want. Stay with it - you don't need a wish of good luck - you need a plea to study the material and stay at it no matter what - it will change your life and hopefully the people you touch with your message.

Dave
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Hello David,

Good Day!

You put some serious thought into your statement.

Thank you,

DRL
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Dmk71152 Premium
hope it helps
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Dear Dmk71152,

Sharing your comments with others, will hopefully bring you more followers.

DRL
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Dear Dmk71152

Good Day!
Thank you for your response.

DRL
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Dmk71152,

Good Day.
Thank you.

DRL
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Dear Dmk71152,

Good Day!
Thank you for your response.
Have you met AfqmBiz yet, I am happy to introduce you to him, too. I'm sure their are others you are finding, who are helpful contributors, like yourself, for you in this community, about 920,000 strong.
To add to your portfolio of valuable websites is https://www.scamadvisor.com, for checking sites, about which you may be doubtful. I obtained this address from AfqmBiz.

DRL
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Dmk71152,

Thank you for your response.
Task Aviator is a new Project Management program that has come on the internet scene; it is SAAS based, and is available at Google Store. You can check it out at Google Search. At some point along your journey you may be glad you have it in your site portfolio. It will help you fly through your project.

DRL
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Dmk71152,

Thank you for your helpfulness.

DRL
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Dmk71152 Premium
I have not been on here for a few weeks moved and had to get set up again with Internet and furniture... I will try and take some time and look over what you sent me in a day or two.
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Kyle 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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drlumsden Premium
Dear Kyle,
Good Day.
Thanks for responding.

How does that relate to the problem with using WA banners to promote WA on my website on which I have had a niche for 2 years? How does you matter of niche fit with my question of malfunctioning WA Banners? Or is this intentional? I know niche can be a problem for many, and I have taught many other inside WA, and have referred them to WA lessons on niche for further guidance.

Shouldn't my WA Banner correction question be important to you and especially the members of the community? If not, please explain what I need to be doing differently.

Members can not run your WA banners as is or should not if they malfunction, unlike other banners. Banners other than WA work as they should on my website. Amazon has a requirement of content and time. The Amazon questions are handled.

I understand your training requirement. That is we need to be Premium for 3 months for our teaching to be recognized as fulfilling a WA teaching requirement. Does that include first month or No ; it starts from first month as a Premium? It seems to be the latter.

DRL
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Kyle Premium
Sorry, your banners should not be malfunctioning? Where are they malfunctioning? Can you please let me know where they are not working on your website, because they absolutely should work without issue and their function has no relation to your niche of course.

If you want to send me to a link on your website where they are not working, I will have a look and offer you some hepl here.
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To Kyle,

Good Day!
Your reply is appreciated.

DRL
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To Kyle,

Two different WA Banners are set up on my website away from WA. When my client clicks on the Banner to join WA from my site(referral), the Banner blacks out and the following message shows up that sends my people to disconnect from my website and go directly to www.weathyaffiliate.com , the WA opening page with form. That bypasses any referral that I have made. You get the new start up member, but I do not receive the referral when they move along, and I am none the wiser.
The Blacked out banner reads of the WA Banner:
" Moved permanently. The document has moved her. Apache/2.4.7 (Ubuntu) Server at www.wealthyaffiliate.com Port 80" The scenario is self evident and effects everyone in this organization. In effect they do not gain referrals. WA steals the business from those who try to promote WA honestly. What has to be done? I am still waiting for an answer regarding a faulty WA banner function.
If members from the community are having a successful experience with WA Banners, would they be so kind and gracious to let me know.

DRL
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To everyone,
In the above document,
The document has moved 'her' should read,
The document has moved 'here.'

DRL
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To Everyone:

How One Can Attract Money
By
David Lumsden
Copyright ©July 19,2017, by David Lumsden. All rights reserved.

Good Day!
Upon checking into like questions and Blogs, I found four like questions and 13 Blogs. Some referred to the Law of Attraction. Today I hope to touch on the subject by sharing something I found. First of all, I experienced to a small degree, somewhat of this attraction in building a $7, million real estate (Buy & Sell) business. Everyone appreciated it, but the banks. Two months ago, I was sued by I collector, and When I went to file a Dispute Form, the Law Courts rendered it unnecessary, since they realized the Plaintiff’s case was invalid. The Plaintiff’s case was dismissed case. Someone has said that you have never truly been in business until you have been sued. Therefore, protect yourself with such as General Insurance.
Lately, I have come across a book written by Robert Griswold, entitled “How to Attract Money.”
He says that people get caught in a limiting programmed spiral of reality.
Further, he suggests 6 principal steps to reversing your spiral. I will share with you what he says.
1) Recognize your negative programming.
2) Neutralize the negative and replace with the positive.
3) Make the positive into an assumption.
4) Your behavior changes as a result of your positive assumption.
5) Your behavior changes result in a new belief.
6) Your new belief becomes a reality for you.
I add that from my experience there is a seventh and that is, it is a gift, which you develop with practice of some of the tools that you learn to understand through WA. Seek out all the ‘gold nuggets’ that you can, and practice them, diligently. Soon you will realize you have a gift. Give thanks, and you will soon realize that $49.00/month, for Premium privileges is reasonable for a university training, considering some university educational programs cost upwards of 60,000.00 dollars.
Feel free to agree or disagree and add your critique or comments, if you like.
DRL
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One of the first things is: Don't trust your spell and grammar checker that comes with Word.

DRL
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AfqmBiz,

Thank you for your response.

DRL
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Dear AfqmBiz,

The problem with Grammarly.com is they keep my document and don't send back edited document, just notes for editing my document. So I don't use them for my large documents and not at all for WA writing to the community.

DRL
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Andrew-74 Premium
This is a great piece of advice here! I've done a bit of experimenting with the law of attraction and I can certify that it does work. However, what you say here is quite right we are all brain washed with negative programming. It's hard to break free from that sometimes!
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Dear Andrew-74,

Good Day!
Thank you for your response; check-out, and verification.

DRL
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Andrew-74 Premium
No problem, glad to speak with you!
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Andrew

Have a great day enjoying some R & R

DRL
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Andrew-74 Premium
Thank you!
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Dear Andrew-74

Have a great day.

DRL
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To everyone,

For some reason since starting, being with WA seems to leave some on the internet to think it is OK to steal from my credit card account. Maybe they think anyone with 'Wealthy' Affiliate must have enough to be taken by the frauds themselves.

Sometime Friday or Saturday my account was stripped of funds for the third time. To my surprise they had cleaned out the money I had reserved for WA. Kyle was informed and of when the bank will likely have the money back, hopefully. It will take me to Tuesday,
July 25th, 2017 to get it back.
For trust and confidentiality, who can one find? Where is security, credibility, and integrity on the net?

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey DRL,

Wow, that's shocking. What's up with some people out there. It's always mind boggling when I hear of these types of activities going on.

I truly hope it all gets sorted on the 25th, crossing my fingers for you.

Jacqueline
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Jade11 Premium
Hi DRL,
It is sad to hear this happen to such a great person seems like a pattern for the good guys to be taken from lately.
You can find trust and confidentiality with me.
This just solidifies my current Executive decision. I trust you get your duckets back.

Take care, and thank you again for all you have done here on WA!

Jade
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PBitzer Premium
This I kind of thing never ceases to surprise me since I trust all until I'm shown differently, These are critical times we live in so we all including myself must be aware of the knife of world we're living in. Not the ideal! Can't figure out how your account was hacked within WA, but anything is possible I'm learning, Hoping your funds are replaced quickly and you take measures to protect yourself If you know how, please pass that knowledge on!
Take good care!
Pat B
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Dear PBitzer,

Good Day!
Thank you for responding.
Which knowledge specifically, should I pass on.
The clamps have been put on me as to what I can pass around to the WA community.

DRL
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PBitzer Premium
Only knowledge about how to protect ourselves from being stripped of our funds. But there may not be anyway to do that, we're all at the mercy of internet scammers. Sorry if my message wasn't clear!
Pat
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Dear PBitzer,

Thank you.
I am working on that issue.
Kyle is working with me to try and get the money back from the fraudsters.

DRL
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AfqmBiz

Thank you for your response.

DRL
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Wisdom In A Moment
July 9, 2017
By
David Lumsden
Copyright © by David Lumsden. All rights reserved.

Sometimes, when I feel short, I sense that I hear the voice of wisdom calling out to me. How about you?
“Wisdom cries aloud in the street,
In the markets she raises her voice,
At the head of the noisy streets she cries out,
At the entrance of the city gates she speaks,
How long ye simple ones will you love being simple?
How long will scoffers delight in their scoffing,
And fools hate knowledge?
If you turn at my reproof, behold,
I will pour out my spirit to you;
I will make my words known unto you.

DRL
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Dear Judy

Thank you for your response.

DRL
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Dear AfqmBiz,

Thank you for your response.

DRL
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To Everyone,

Top of the Morning Tips
July 6, 2017
Domain Name
Copyright © by David Lumsden, All rights reserved.
Introduction
So, you chose you niche and know there is an audience there. You have selected and registered a domain name. You have built and published a website, your pride and joy, and nobody shows up, ie there is no traffic. What has happened? The Domain name perhaps, does not hit the target yet. Therefore, the audience is not interested.
There are certain domain name customs. Domain names follow a certain form, which are of interest to your audience.
1. A commercial business (for example, an online business) must have an extension of ______.com.
2. A network service provider may have an extension of ____.net.
3. An educational institution has the extension, ____.edu.
4. A government organization has an extension of _____.gov or _____.gv.
5. A non-profit organization may use _____.org.
6. Countries have special identifying extensions, such as _____.ca for Canada, or _____.to for Tonga.
Each of these draw a certain crowd. You prefer the ____.com for your business.
Tips: Many entries in the _____.com portion of the Internet’s registration, may leave you with difficulty in finding the domain name you want. Plan on thinking of alternative spellings, or including hyphens or underscores in your multiword names.
The closer your domain name is to your corporate brand (name in the foreground of everyone’s thinking), the easier you make it for customers to recognize your business, or your niche, online. If it is Pets, you might have Barkers Pets, if you can still get something resembling your brand name, such as
Barkers Pet Foods, resembling Barkers, your brand name.
Feel free to reply or contact me for private inquiry at
DRL, AT drlumsden@hotmail.com
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drlumsden Premium
Here I am beginning a new publication of a series entitled "Wisdom In A Moment."
In the WA Community I think of a piece of Wisdom you can apply to your situation:

"In the counsel of many people, there is safety."

DRL
drlumsden@hotmail.com

PS. IF YOU HAVE AN ISSUE WITH YOUR BUSINESS YOU CAN DISCUSS IT PRIVATELY, BY EMAIL DIRECTLY.
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In Canada anyway the Father's Day weekend is upon us. Thinking of Father's we know the obligation they feel for family provisions. A long with this sense of responsibility comes temptation. I have some good contact with Dan Kennedy who reminds us all, "There are many in the world who present a 'push button' solution to riches/wealth, but he goes on to say, but YOU are not one of the MANY." Like Dan Kennedy , if I understand him and Kyle and Carson, correctly WA encourages building a solid online business foundation from the start,of which they give us all, reflecting a diversity of quantitative and qualitative goals, the working tools for all to finish well, Feel free to comment.

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
I think you're absolutely right David! All of the tools are here in WA to build a solid online business - it's just up to us to do the DOING!

A lot of people give up just when they're almost there, which is a true shame.

Sticking at it until you succeed is what this is all about, there's plenty of people here more than willing to make sure you reach your goals.

Keep at it David, you're doing great!

Cheers,

Jacqueline.

PS I say you're doing great because you're out there asking questions and within your questions and posts I hear passion. Passion for your business creation - it's great, keep it up!
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drlumsden Premium
Dear Jacqueline,

Good Morning and Thank you.
You are doing pretty good yourself.

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey David,

Thanks for that. For me, it's making sure I do something every day to help my business. I really enjoy affiliate marketing so it's a joy to create content and find different ways to promote, especially promoting Wealthy Affiliate.

Cheers David and keep up the great work,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Dear Jacqueline,

Thank you! and you keep up the great work.

DRL
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far David? I am here to help if you ever need a hand with anything, just holler!

PS. Also, quick reminder. Today is the last day to get your first month discount/bonuses. No rush, no worries. Just a simple reminder here. :)
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drlumsden Premium
Kyle ,
I have already upgraded to Premium before getting your considerate message.
David
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Kyle Premium
Awesome David, I know you are going to really love Premium and going forward and as you work through the training, you are going to make some wonderful progress.

Remember, success is the result of "action" and "hard work". Everything else you have here at WA to facilitate you along the way, and if you add those two items to the mix you are going to do very well! :)

PS. I hope you are looking forward to an absolutely brilliant weekend! :)
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drlumsden Premium
Thanks Kyle,

I am happy to say I have been registered as a Premium member.

DRL
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Kyle Premium
So wonderful to have you here at WA David! If you can work hard and take action on the training here at WA, this is absolutely going to translate into a successful business for you.

I am here to help you every step of the way, so if you ever do need a hand moving forward please do let me know and I will be more than happy to help. :)
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drlumsden Premium
Kyle,

What are the discount /bonuses?


DRL
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Kyle Premium
Hey David,

Here is a link to the "The Diamond Traffic" bonus: Again, congrats on going Premium and I really do look forward to working with you!

Enjoy,

Kyle
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey David, I just wanted to pop back and see how you're doing?

It's great that you've done your Account Setup, it will lead to much better help here within the community as people feel like they can connect with you better (with an image and a description)

I just wanted to make sure that everything was good with you as far as your journey here at Wealthy Affiliate and if you do need a hand with anything, just let me know! :-)

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Hello Jacqueline,

Have you read that book called the Pop Corn Effect?
It is a good reminder of how our business yields profits

David
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey David,

No I haven't read that book, I've searched it but have come up with mixed searches, who's the author,

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Dear Jacqueline

Good Morning!
Sorry!
The Pop Corn Effect is authored by John Carvalho.
He writes on Neuro Marketing.
You my get more detail about John Carvalho at 'Amazon Book Sales' via Google Search. ( I found it there myself.)
I hope this has helped you. It is several years since I read that book.

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey there DRL,

Thanks for replying, I will go and check it out now. It's sounds very interesting...

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey there David and a big welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

I’m Jacqueline your Sponsor - the person that introduced you to Wealthy Affiliate - I’m here to help you out whenever you need it, so if you have any questions, just ask away!

Just so you know a bit about me, I live in the Bay of Plenty in New Zealand with my partner Graeme. My daughter Nikki lives with us as well and we have two dogs, a chocolate lab named Charlie and a mixed breed named Jet.

As far as being here at Wealthy Affiliate, the best place for you to start as a new member is here: This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets.

Anyway David, I thought I would just introduce myself and let you know that if you have any questions going forward, let me know. :-) It’s wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA!

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Thank you for your thoughtfulness, Jacqueline.

David.

PS. Reminder: I've spent quite a bit of time hanging out wit Dan Kennedy. At one point he said about follow-up, "Follow-up until they buy or die." Perhaps someone comes to mind for you.
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey David,

I like that... "Follow-up until they buy or die." I can't think of a person that comes to mind, but I'm sure I'll get that light bulb moment JUST after I send you this message!

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Dear Jacqueline,

Thanks Sponsor!
How are Charlie and Jet doing?
My family and my wife's family loved and had dogs. My wife is after me to get another dog.

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Hey there DRL,

Charlie and Jet are doing great thanks, it's winter here in NZ and both the dogs are nearly ten years old. The cold certainly reacts with their bones so it's long walks and nice warm places to sleep.

I don't blame your wife wanting to get another dog, they're so interactive no matter what you're doing. It's like having a kid around, which is great.

Hope you're having a brilliant day / evening / morning!

Cheers,

Jacqueline
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drlumsden Premium
Dear Jacqueline,

Check out Piping Rock for Pet Care, Joints and Bones.
Good prices today.

DRL
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JacquelineS1 Premium
Thanks DRL,

I'll definitely take a look, cheers,

Jacqueline
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