About Dtout
Joined April 2018
FYI:
My name is Donna Tout but for my pen name and new rmail, I will be using
Jo An.

My husband and I have raised two successful, adult sons. They are married and have given us 4 grandchildren! The other love in our family is Tootsie, our dog!

I was a piano accompanist for 30 years and a sign language interpreter for an additional 30 years.
Now? Retired and looking for a way to help out financially.

Unable to work in a "routine job setting" because of Fibromyalgia and tremor, it is vital that I am successful in what I will be doing and of course enjoy life!

WA looks like it will allow me to be actively involved on my time, succeed and I love interacting with others willing to share their success and training expertise!

My first big goal is to complete the 50 lessons!
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Madek Premium
Hey, Donna!

I 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!

Madek
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dtout Premium
Thank You for the invitations. I will check them out.

Donna Jo-An Tout
Kansas, USA
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dtout Premium
Your site does a good job of explaining depression (and anxiety) and providing encouragement.
I have liked "As A Man Thinketh," for many years. The words are very true.

Success to You,
Jo-An Tout
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Madek Premium
Great, Donna!

You rock! Wish you the Best in your marketing venture at WA. Let's go ahead! Cheers, again!

Madek
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Freisia Premium
Welcome aboard Donna, already you are doing well, so congratulations. WA is an awesome place to learn and grow an online business.
I don't know if you saw Lauren's post but here is a link. She makes some great quotes about accountability within WA which I found to be really motivating.
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dtout Premium
Thank you!!
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Welcome, Donna!

Although I am not deaf, I've been wearing hearing aids for at least 10 years now, due to a major hearing impairment. I really should take up a sign language class, right now I only now teh alphabet and wave hello, lol.

Thanks for adding me to your network. All the best as you embark on this new adventure, Donna.
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dtout Premium
Oh yes! Find a conversational ASL class (American Sign Language).
Let me know where you live and perhaps I could finf one for you. As ALL of us loose our hearing to any degree, knowing simple signing csn be beneficial.
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VeronicasLuv Premium
I'm in New York City, in the borough of Queens.

Thanks, Donna.
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dtout Premium
May take me a week or so...but that shouldn't be too hard. My computer will not be fixed for several days. Actually, I know a native NY er interpreter.

Cool.
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VeronicasLuv Premium
No need to stress over it, Donna. This subject has come up in different conversations, so it's definitely something that I would like to learn, for myself, and possibly to act as an interpreter for our Sunday services.
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Swangirl Premium
Hello Donna, welcome to WA and thank you for following me. I hope you do well here. This really works but it does take some time to get up and running and making much money. The key is consistency.

I am sure you will find this community is very helpful and can answer many questions along the way.

Jessica
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dtout Premium
Jessica, thank you for the encouragement!
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Loes Premium
Hello Donna,♫Welcome! I am so pleased you found WA. Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. And I share all my interesting findings on my blog space. I have listed them on a blog for you. When you type in “Blogs top rated by Loes” into the search bar on top, you'll find my goodies under Training. 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 2018. See you around, Greetings Loes
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dtout Premium
Loes, this is very kind of you to offer your blogs. I will certainly take them to heart.
I am thrilled to be here!
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Loes Premium
I hope you will enjoy them, I wish you a lot of success
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leebray Premium
Hi Donna, welcome to WA! OMG you play the piano that well. Do you have any original pieces? I can relate to fibromyalgia, my "other" was diagnosed some years back and I know how limited your physical activity can be. Is that Toosie with the cat? Well. thanks for the follow and back at you.
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dtout Premium
My piano career was as an accompanist not a pianoist. I preferred to work in the background support vocal and instrumental soloists, small ensembles and choirs.

The organ work was a mix of both at churches and funeral homes.

Oh, the photo of puppy and kitten. I chose that before I knew anything about WA. Just in case it wasn't for me. 'Guess I should take it down :-) Thanks for following and asking about my bio.

My best to you at WA,
Donna
Kansas
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leebray Premium
thank you for clarification. wish you much success here at WA. I am currently in the super affiliate which is the Bootcamp program amplified. my goal is to finish all three by years end. online certification Bootcamp and the super affiliate.
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CandiGirl71 Premium
Thank you for the follow. I am now following you also.

I completely understand your point of view, Jo An. I, too, have quite advanced Fibromyalgia and tremors that are getting worse. I also have other conditions that all contribute to severe chronic pain. I had to retire on full disability nine years ago.

I need to provide a decent income aside from disability. I chose WA to provide me the direction to create online business(es) that will provide that. I am confident that you will succeed here also. We can work at our own pace and when we physically are able. And, it doesn't take a lot of physical effort to sit and use a computer, fortunately.

I truly wish you a great journey here at WA, and much success. I believe you will enjoy your time here and the people you meet, too.

Candice
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dtout Premium
Yes Candice. I have enjoyed my short time here. WA is amazing!!

You, too, will do well. Don't hesititate to ask questions of anyone who has been here awhile.

Thank you!
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dtout Premium
What's the weather like where you live?
Kansas temps, for weeks on end, have been up and back down every day!!

I wish you well,
Donna (JO AN)
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CandiGirl71 Premium
I'm in Southwestern Oregon. We have been experiencing wind and rain, then blue skies and sunshine, for the past couple of months. It's like, winter, spring, winter, spring..... Crazy. Today it is beautiful and sunny, and supposed to get up to about 65 degrees. Nice. The spring flowers have been blooming for over a month. I guess they don't care is the weather turns again. LOL!

Have a great day!

Candice
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Laurel0887 Premium
Unfortunately, it's still WINTER in Buffalo!

Just to say a "take that" to Mother Nature, I'm driving around with my sunroof open (and the heater turned up as high as I can get it)!
Rebel that I am!!
Snow again today, it's "supposed" to be in the 50's and 60's by the weekend.............fat chance!

My best,

Laurel
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dtout Premium
YEP!
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Laurel0887 Premium
Welcome!

I'm a Fibromyalgia gal too, among other nasty things!

Keep your good attitude, your nose to the grindstone, and ask for help anytime you need it. That's why we're here - helping each other succeed!

Good luck with your 1st goal. I'm sure you'll succeed at that and many more.

Laurel
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dtout Premium
Laurel,
IT IS SO NICE TO MEET YOU.
How is the weather where you are?

Yesterday, here NE Kansas, was aweful but today bright sun which feels so good on my muscles.Spring time i flurting with us. Light snow one day and 70 the next!

Blessings,
Donna
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TTedesco1 Premium
Welcome. A pleasure to have met you. You will have a fabulous time here in Wa because all our members are like family.

All your spare time will be completely used up and you will enjoy your new adventure. You can spend the rest of your life interacting all you want...right Here... Best for your success...
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dtout Premium
THANK YOU!!
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BillandSue Premium
Hi,
Sue and I thank you for your following. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. You have come to the right place for affiliate marketing. If you complete all the lessons (your goal #1) and take action required you will be on the road to success.. We have a wonderful Community, so if you have any questions, be sure to ask.

Bill & Sue
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dtout Premium
Bill and Sue, thank you for following me. The WA community has been supportive and positive. What a difference!
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newmarketpro Premium
Hi Donna,
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate community and Congratulation on upgrading to Premium. You are now one of us, the awesome community. I am positive you are going to make it a success here in WA. If you have any question, please ask. We Are (WA) here to assist, to share, to build and to grow together.

:)
Joe
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davehayes Premium
Hi Dtout ( is that your first name?)

Nice to meet you, I like your BIO and sympathise with you, as I'm sure others will here, with what you have, I hope its manageable through diet or similar

You are without question or doubt in the right place to succeed here

Thanks for following. I have done likewise, its nice to meet you and feel free to connect with me further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of my profile

Also beneath those social profiles you will see 3 blogs, which are specific to different parts of my own business portfolio in a logical order

The first blog is a Business Education one which contains essential business information and explains how I came to be part of WA

The second blog is my Wealthy Affiliate Blog

The final one is my List Building Blog, which explains about list Building, but also has a newsletter attached, which send out some top list building tips, to help every business owner.

I’ll look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies

Dave : )
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Roybretton Premium
Hi there,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, I am now following you! You have come to a very good place to learn about Internet marketing and making money online. If you go through the step-by-step training and ask questions along the way and take action, you will be successful. I am here to answer your questions, along with many other people in this excellent community. I wish you every success in your new venture and I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

Kyle, one of the co-owners of Wealthy Affiliate has written an article for starter members, it's well worth a read. Please click on the link below. All the best to you,

Roy.
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SWagner2 Premium
Hello Donna, Thanks for the follow and I've added you to my network as well.

You are right as far as Wealthy Affiliate not being a routine job setting. It's very flexible as far as when and how you want to work on it. There is no set schedule and you can work on it as little or as much as you want. Best of luck to you here on WA!
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kdforsman Premium
Hiya
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:
Canva is also a great tool that's quite popular with other WA members, to design stylish graphics, like headers etc, for their websites.
Wishing you every success and feel free to drop me a line anytime!

Cheers, Karen
West Coast, New Zealand
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Donna? 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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phildora Premium
Hi Donna, welcome to the WA community! Thanks for the follow!

You have landed at the right place, at the right time to incorporate the many techniques and strategies you will implement towards achieving your business goals!

Your WA training modules will be the foundation you need for a great start. Start the training, repeat if necessary for clarification. Never give up on your dreams and you can and will succeed!

Don't hesitate to reach out for help in the WA Community--I sure did! I also used the search bar at the top of each page where you will find articles, blogs, and videos to accomplish many tasks!

Stay focused, determined, and motivated to achieve great success! You will amaze yourself with your accomplishments!

All the best in not only meeting, but exceeding your business goals!

May you and your family have a prosperous and an amazing 2018
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dtout Premium
Thank you for the encourgements. I am blown away with WA's support from so many people.

Blessings to you in this year as well.
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phildora Premium
You are very welcome, Donna!
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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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dtout Premium
Kyle, thank you.
I am busy on the website setup but I do have a question.
April 13th is the date I can begin the Premium upgrade.

So, if I begin building the website now will it convert to all the additional information once I switch to Premium?
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Kyle Premium
Do know that this is not a "trial" as your Starter membership does not end. Your Premium communication is for the first 7 days, but beyond that you will still have access to the community, your websites, and training.

Upgrade at your own pace and what works best for your situation. I know you are going to love the training and community here at WA and of course, feel free to ask for help if you ever need anything Donna!

PS. I hope you are having a very nice, relaxing and enjoyable weekend! :)
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dtout Premium
Kyle, thanks you very much for the clarification. I am truly excited and dedicated to this program.
One thing at this time that I struggle with is this: Do I buld a different website for each company that I affiliate or do I need my own company name that everyone goes to...I'm confused about this.

Thank You!
Donna
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Kyle Premium
Focus on just ONE website and create success with that before diversifying and creating multiple niche websites.

It only takes ONE website in one niche to be very successful online. I usually find that folks that try to do too much at once (focus on several niche websites) end up in a state of mediocrity because it can be overwhelming and you don't really ever become the expert in just one niche.

And you will be able to promote many different affiliate products and services from one website (could be 100's on one website over time).

It is the experts (specialists) that create long term, successful businesses in any niche.
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el-jefe-Kyle Premium
Hey,
Kyle here. Not sure if you are just too busy or what, but I see your account is still not completely set up. If you are stuck just message me back.

Having your account set up may not seem that important. But it will lead to more engagement from other users, more help, and all-in-all a better chance of success.
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dtout Premium
Thanks Kyle. I have been busy with the videos and taking time to do a short investigation for my niche (I had several in mine.) I just wanted to make sure there would be quality companies to choose from.
I'm good now.
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herinnelson Premium
Hi and welcome to an incredible opportunity! You've come to the right place for:
1. Training that is, by far, the best anywhere!
2. Vast directions in which to grow and expand your business!
3. Leaders & a whole community of like-minders to help you 24/7!
4. A stable platform with all the tools you'll need to succeed.

I wish you the very best on your new journey to abundance!
Take care, glad to connect and see you around!
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el-jefe-Kyle Premium
Hey Donna!

I'm Kyle (not the owner, just a member).

You must have came from my blog and as promised, I'm here to help.

You can get started with the training at any time in the menu on the left side of the screen. You will see the big green button that says "Get Started Here".

If you need any help let me know :)
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