Thank You For Following Me. Where Do I Start?
I have only been with WA for six days at the writing of this blog. I would guess that I am progressing along normally or the average. I was looking at the new people coming in last night and I chose to follow a few and send them some comments to continue to grow and to learn. One of the brand new people messaged me back to thank me for the follow and then he asked me a question. "Where do I start"?
I am brand new but the really neat thing about this community is that we all started at the beginning and even though we are just a step ahead of others, we can help them and they can help us to learn and to grow. I copied what I told him and I have added it to this blog. I thought about placing this in training but I found out that I do not have enough time in here as of yet. This is OK with me. Hopefully this blog will be read by others who are just starting and that it will help them. I consider this a success blog because I am helping others to succeed while growing myself. There sure isn't very many opportunities to accomplish this in a regular workplace anymore! Here is the conversation below.
Thank you very much. Where and how do i start?
This is how I started at WA. I went to the blue rank button at the top of your profile page and I clicked on it. It opens up to my ranking and statistics. You can scroll down on the list and choose to follow anyone. I would recommend that you follow several toward the top of the list because they are ranked highest of our group based on time here, success, and completed skills and activities.
Then go to several of their profiles and read some of their blogs. (click on their picture or name to access) Whatever catches your eye or you find interesting. You will start to be exposed and learn as you do this. Look at their network pictures and choose to follow some people from each of the profiles that you selected. You can just click follow or you could send them a message introducing yourself. You do want to follow the founders of WA. They are one and two on the list. They have a great deal of information on their profile to learn from.
The first few days at WA I did this with about 10-15 people each night. I then started having people follow me and leave me comments. I have tried to answer those comments, but I have most likely missed a few. Again, this exposes you to more learning and other's perspective of WA and this business.
The other very important thing is the green get started button here up to the top left of your profile page. Start at the beginning and follow each step and watch each video at your own pace. The first lesson or two is designed to give you an overview of WA and how to navigate around. Review any step or video that you want or need to in order for you to feel comfortable. I would also highly recommend you going premium because this opens up a lot more opportunity to grow and learn here as well as giving you greater support. Any of us are only a question away so do not be afraid to ask. I hope that this helps and do not hesitate to contact me or anyone else here. Dave..