About Faraz Ahmed
Joined March 2007
I have been a member of this site for years now.
Made a lot of money in the beginning and reached a stage where I could forget about my sites and still make money.

And now I will share 2 things with you –
1. A sad story , and
2. Good news


Here’s the Sad Story-
My money making sites are all gone now – hit by the google slap.
Money that I used to pay my bills…suddenly vanished like it wasn’t even there.

....A result of the mistakes I made.
I was warned…but it was already too late then.

Anyways, I have started again now.
I already have the knowledge it takes
And I have already started to build my site.
It’s going to take time, but I know what it takes to get traffic and sales
It was tough to start again.
I kept procrastinating.
It was not that I was lazy.
I was just too tired.
I had worked for hours everyday and worked till midnight everyday, till my fingers ached and my eyes too strained.
Somewhere inside I wanted to get started...but couldnt gather the courage to do so.
The path is too difficult and long...but others have walked the same path before me.

Have already completed some of the tasks in phase 1 of the affiliate bootcamp training and the more I am doing it, the easier it becomes to complete the rest of the tasks.
What makes it easier for me is that most of the techniques of wealthy affiliate are already ingrained in me.
Just wish me luck guys to keep walking the path.

And now for…
…The Good News
I have already managed to start a new income stream for myself.
And the buyers of my service have to pay almost peanuts.
So, I was able to create a win win situation for everyone.
And guess what?
It was when I was helping a wealthy affiliate member that gave me the idea to start a similar service for others too.

She was asking for help here -
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/blubutterfly/blog/how-can-i-make-this-post-convert-more
(Go and read my comment on the link above and you'll learn a few ways to boost your articles conversion rates! Do it right now or you'll forget it later.
I'd appreciate it if you could like my comment too - It would help me get better rankings. Maybe reply to my comment there too and it will help my rankings even more!)

and I didn’t like the kind of help she was getting.

It seemed like no one was telling her the truth, and I couldnt stop myself I just had to offer her the “Harsh Truth” about her post.

And that’s when it took off.
She made the change I recommended and
…BAM! She received 17 Sales in a Single Night

The wealthy affiliate member that I helped even shared her success with others here -
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/blubutterfly/blog/22-click-throughs-17-sales-overnight

(Go ahead and read her post in the above link and you'll be inspired to write your next article right now!)

I am just glad I could help.
The service I provide provides some little cash to me
and I find it so satisfying when I see people getting sales after making the recommended changes.
I can go to be bed happy that I was able to help someone
and that it's putting some cash in my pocket too.
A win win.
I just wish I could do something like this sooner.
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I really, really appreciate your comments. You will be hearing from me often. You are my inspiration. Bobby
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Interesting article. Thank you!
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Good luck on your new start. I wish you well. Lessons learned!
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Hi Faraz,

I'm Age, good to see you here at WA. What a great profile with some good lessons, I enjoyed the read but felt your pain.

I hope things are now moving in the right direction and going from strength to strength.

Power to you, look forward to seeing around.

All the best
...Age...
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I just tried to open an account but it seems I can only register if I am usa or canadian citizen while I am in Cyprus.
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tomvl Premium
I feel with you Faraz, something similar happened to my sites. 80% traffic/income loss over 4 years.
Starting over... with lots of good ideas.

Best of luck to you!

Tom.
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KABUI Premium
Hello faraz . That's inspiring story. Points noted
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Fran1 Premium
Faraz Ahmed Salam. Nice to read your blog. You are doing well again and that is good. I am very new and looking foward to learning all.
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TDeYoung Premium
Hang in there Faraz. What a tough story. I'm glad it has a good ending!
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Hi, read your profile and am following you. Wishing you all the best in re-building your business again!!

Bernie
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Thanks for the follow and good luck to you!
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Thanks very helpful read.
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Good for you Faraz
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LindaSMcRae Premium
Hi Faraz, I came to your profile to thank you for following me, and I do thank you! It is late, and I stumbled into your profile and was soon wide awake. Wow! The thing is I should be thanking you for so much more! I think you are a wonderful person for helping people the way you do! I learned the tips you gave in the two links, it made such good sense. You have a gift and it is so special you share with others. I have definitely bookmarked your site at Fiverr, when I grow up and get a lot of traffic, I will visit you! :) Great idea, and thanks again!
Linda
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Mikey72 Premium
Faraz,
Thanks for Following. I hope you have Great Success with your Time spent here on WA starting over again, and I wish you Success in achieving all of your Goals! If you know a good way to drive traffic to Websites, I would appreciate the advice very much!
Thanks
Michael
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Dear Faraz, thanks for sharing your great experience, both bad and good ones, and for adding me to your WA network, most appreciated. Happy to see that you're still doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch, Desmond.
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TheNetwork16 Premium
Thank you for adding me to your network, I'm adding you to mine with full pleasure :)
What was the mistakes you made?
Looking to work with you, will PM you soon.
Daria
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Well done on getting started again. I will be using your service soon. Good luck, great idea. Clare x
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Linda-777 Premium
Hi Faraz,
Wow, what an awesome way with words, like your comment in the blubutterfly post. It just goes to show how changing around words can make a huge difference. Hope I'll be able to do it sometime soon.
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BVisan Premium
Hey Faraz
Thanks a lot for adding me to your network!
I am returning the favour and wish you the very best of luck with your newly re-built sites.
I have read the tips you have so kindly offered to blubutterfly...it's amazing!
Could you please do the same for me?
Here's a link to my latest post
http://bobmakesmoneyonline.com/website-building/legitimate-work-home-based-business
Thanks again!
Cheers!
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Hey Bob, I'll be sending you a pm soon.
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BVisan Premium
Hey Faraz
I'm looking forward to receiving it.
Cheers!
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Hey Faraz I just found this site 3 nights ago and I need some tips
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PeterWolf Premium
Hey Faraz, could you please visit my site and leave a comment on my latest 2 posts and I will respond in kind. Just leave me a link and let's drive some traffic! Stay Awesome!
http://thesimpleretiree.com/the-aging-process/
http://thesimpleretiree.com/where-to-retire/
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ElisaGunnar Premium
HI Faraz! I understand that we're on a crazy unpredictable ride here...
look forward to seeing you on this journey :) Elisa
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daviduk Premium
Great post Faraz, and the best of luck.
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Firekeeper Premium
Hi there, thanks for following me! I'll return the favor an follow you back. I'm glad to have somebody experienced in my contacts. I wish you all the success you need and deserve ;-)
Take care, Stefan
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Hi Faraz, thank you very much for your kind gesture and wishing you all the best on your venture into Affiliate marketing.
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Hi Faraz and thank you for choosing me and inviting me in to your WA family network. I feel very honoured to follow you back and please check out my training below.

Check out this training it may be useful to you Check out my blog below it may be useful going forward
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NWTDennis Premium
Hello Faraz ... thank you for the follow. I'm flattered. Maybe sometime you'll share the WA platform improvements since 2007. Back when you were flying high were you working a WA Affiliate site as well as niche sites?

I wish you the best as you attempt to reinvent yourself back in the WA trenches.
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HA1 Premium
Thanks for following. Interesting background!
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Hey there Faraz … thanks for adding me to your network… remember with each new step and each new experience at WA, you are laying the foundation to create whatever type of online presence you want! There are no shortcuts... It is not easy and the lessons are important to master (patience required). The reward comes when you use what you learn and emerge with the foundation from which YOUR business will grow… It's success is up to you. WA gives you the knowledge. It is up to you to use what you learn and take your ideas from dreams to the reality of having your own business :)

There is nowhere else (that I know of) with the tools, the support, and so many helpful people at one place who are willing to help as you need it… You will find an incredible business community of support. It is a path filled with challenges yet so many possibilities... :) Julie
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sallyc Premium
Well done and thanks for following me.
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jsorenson Premium
Hi Faraz, thanks for the follow, I am following back! Great success to you!
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Hi Faraz, thanks for following me. The very best of success here in the community.
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SkipWhitten Premium
Hi Faraz,
Nice to meet you and thanks for the follow!! I wish you continued success on WA!!!
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SheilaN3 Premium
Hello Faraz,
Nice to meet you and thanks for the follow back. I wish you much success in the rebuilding of your site, with your experience and know how I have no doubt that it will not take you long. I look forward to the journey ahead with a WA veteran like yourself in my network.
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graycarrot Premium
Greetings Faraz. Thanks for the follow. I enjoyed reading your profile and visiting the links provided. Good advice and a great success story. Looking forward to reading about more successes.

I wish you the best,
~Bill
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SJB Premium
Thank you for following me. I am following you back! Good luck with everything and if you ever need help, I am here! :)
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Give It A Go Premium
Hi Faraz, Thanks for adding me to your network. I'm glad to hear that you have got back on the horse and are moving forward again. It must've been very difficult to have lost it all after so much hard work went into your business. I'm so happy that you didn't let it beat you. Wishing you some well deserved success. Ange
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Hi Faraz Ahmed, thank you for the follow. I am glad to be part of your network and I hope I could learn more tips in this business from you.
Best wishes to you.
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KevinFroude Premium
Hi and thanks for following....nice to meet you...Kevin
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bronco549 Premium
Thanks for the follow and will check out those 2 post for sure.
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Caelius Premium
Thanks! Yes I know many who got hit hard by the google change, glad to hear you are back! ♥
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Hiya thanks for following and nice bio =^-^=
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Thanks for the follow, wish you success.
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Hi faraz. Always great to hear someone with more knowledge helping others on "the path".will be following you
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Hi Faraz and thanks for the follow! Best!
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Bogey12 Premium
Thank you for the follow Faraz, and for the story you share...it is very inspiring and very humbling. I wish you the best and great success.
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Thank you for following me, I am following you back. I wish you great success and a prosperous future.
Sam
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gusimus Premium
Great to meet you and thanks for the follow!
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SarahAnt Premium
That's fantastic!! Great Work! :)
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Lady May Premium
Hey, it's an honor to meet you! Good luck to you. Sharon
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AnteS Premium
Hi Faraz,

thanks for the follow and I have read your comment about the better conversions and I can tell that you certainly know your stuff.

Wish you could look at my site and help me with tips about better conversions, I would be grateful for some cold harsh truth.

Regards, Ante
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KBush Premium
Thank you for following me, I am following you back. I wish you great success and a prosperous future. Great info
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justeileen Premium
Hi Faraz,

Wonderful write up. I am so glad that you, "Got up, one more time than you were knocked down!"

I'm so happy you are at Wealthy Affiliate.

Thank you for following me. It is an honor. Please feel free to send a Private Message to me at any time.

I wish you Much Happiness and Continued Success!

Your friend on this amazing journey,

Eileen
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Salem Premium
Hi Faraz and thanks for the follow. I will look forward to following your posts. Glad you stayed with us. Regards
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mrwood Premium
Hi Faraz! Thank you for following me, I am following you too now.
I wish that your return to activity will resul in more income to you soon. Best regards, Mike.
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acejohn Premium
Hello Faraz and many thanks for folowing me, I wish you much more success in your endeavours.
john
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speedking Premium
Hi there Faraz, many thanks for the follow and heres wishing you tons of success with your new online ventures here at WA. I shall like to to share and exchange ideas with you aswell .......im very much a newbie . Take care, Johan.
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rog37 Premium
Thank you for following me in ‘Wealthy Affiliate’ Faraz
This is one of the very best places I have personally been in years and am sure it is for you too!
Having risen to 256 in the rankings in my fist month, I can assure you that this was achieved solely by following Kyle’s teachings exactly to the word. I would advise anyone who is new to ‘WA’ to just follow what Kyle teaches in his training’s and not try to do it their own way. “Re-inventing the wheel“, I believe it’s called 
I wish you every success in all you are striving for in WA, good luck,
Roger
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JamesJJr Premium
Thanks for the follow!
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Fisher Premium
Wow, nice to meet a WA veteran! Your story is very interesting. All the best for your much experienced online endeavour.
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Nice to meet you I hope all is going well
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hovivien Premium
Hi Faraz, Thank you for the follow and all the best!

Vivien~
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cmjwood Premium
Hi Faraz, You are pretty impressive! Thanks for the follow and it's so nice to meet you. Who knows, I might have to use your services some day. I definitely bookmarked you. Wishing you the best! Cindy
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Darwyn Premium
Hey Faraz, thanks for the follow. Best of luck with the rebuild my friend.
Cheers
Darwyn
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Frann12 Premium
Thank you for the follow Faraz!
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grdfoster Premium
Hi Faraz. Thank you for following me back. Your service you offer is really excellent!!! I will be asking you to assist me as soon as my site is up and running. Keep up the great work!!
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donniecellis Premium
Thanks Faraz for the follow. I will definitely check out these sites.
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Hi Faraz, sorry to hear that. but sounds like your back on track. great post. Best of luck!
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judym Premium
Wishing you lots of success as you rebuild! Glad you've already found a win win situation. All the best, Judy
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dhayman Premium
Thanks for the follow.
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BhaskaranN Premium
Hi Faraz,
Thanks for the follow.I wish you all the best and recover what you lost.
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mechidor Premium
There are a lot of link above.
Which one do mean?
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
It's all mentioned in my profile above.
Anyways, these are the 2 links I meant: and
this one -
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mechidor Premium
You did a good work, without any doubt you have a lot of experience and you know how to keep people interested! These are solutions to a problem.

In my niche , there are almost no solutions, only suggestion to have beautiful sailing holidays. Another problem is that English is not my first language, thus I outsource my articles. I did make some changes lately and asked the author to write in the first person, but still didn't make any sell.

Look, I think my niche is problematic because it's a bigger deal to rent a yacht online. People doesn't trust so fast, they look if there is an address or a telephone number somewhere, which I don't have also.

I think as well that when people see that they are affiliate links in this niche, they just go away. One of my affiliate network proposed to place on a website an inquiry form that track the sales once the person fill the document out. There is a reason for this also.

It's a good niche, but you need to how it works exactly.

Do you have any suggestion?

However, thank you for your interest:)
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks mechidor,
I think sailing holidays niche is a very tough one and should only be tackled when one has knowledge about the niche

...and the most important - Exceptional Selling Ability
I mean if you are unable to write exceptional quality articles that mesmerize the reader so they cant take their mind off it, until they buy.....
....If you dont have that kind of ability please dont get into this niche.

And if you are outsourcing from someone who writes articles for $5 or less, then please leave this niche alone. The writer should have exceptional writing ability and should know the niche very well.

I had another person who asked for my advice and she had a similar looking site, but the quality of her article was quite bad. I asked her to change her writer quickly otherwise it was all a waste of money.

I just had an idea though, try and build a site where you share others experiences or your own experiences with sailing - the good, the bad, everything.
Only thing you should remember is that they should all be in story format....and then you might have a chance of making a sale.
Otherwise, my advise is to leave this niche and look for something else where you can share your own experiences.

That's my 2 cents worth.

Best,
Faraz
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mechidor Premium
Hi Faraz,

This is not about sailing experience , it's more about renting a yacht. I didn't say that I have knowledge in sailing .

A part of this , as I understood this training, as long as your are interested in the niche you can learn while creating the business.

Do you really think that people that create 100 websites have knowledge in everything? Well I don;t think so! I have looked all over the web and I didn't find one single website in yachting with affiliate links.

They work differently ,as I said before, people doesn't trust without any address or telephone especially when they are affiliate links

Before I put my affiliate links on my website, few clients were interested to rent a yacht , they sent me a contact form and then I sent them to my affiliate network, but then I didn't hear from them anymore:)

I don't outsource for 5$, I outsource 4 stars in Textbroker,and believe me the author is a perfect English speaker and it's not so cheap!

I am working on this website about a year now, wouldn't it be a shame to leave it now? After all that work, maybe I should add sailing course or sailing clothes, or scuba diving course?

This is really discouraging !
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Hey didnt mean to discourage you and I apologize to you if it seemed like that.
I just want to point out that yatch's or sailing is a very costly affair and in my opinion people dont buy it online.

Like you said, this niche works differently and people dont trust anyone without a phone number or address. Or we could say that it's a credibility issue.

People who rent yatch's or go sailing have more cash than the rest of us and I can bet that they already have sales person bothering them everyday to either rent their yatch or even buy them.
Since, they'll be spending a lot of money they may even want to go and see the yatch themselves, get on it and feel it before they are ready to rent it.

So, they feel much better to rent a boat from a sales person they can meet in person, see the yatch or even different types of yatches before they decide to rent one of them.

Other websites must be the yatch companies who are just online to get leads and when someone's interested they send their salesperson to talk to them, show what they have and even offer to show them the yatch they'll be renting.

I think the best way you can monetize your site is when you offer leads to yatch renting companies and get paid per lead and not per sale/rent.

Hope this helps.
Best,
Faraz
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mechidor Premium
That's Ok , you didn't discourage me, I am already for a while:) It is just hard for me to leave this site and close it after working so hard on it.
For me it's a shame. Maybe I take it too personally, but I have learned something at least and this is very important.
They are many people here in WA that have succeed without being an English speaker. Do you think it could be an obstacle to succeed in an other niche? Or not so important?
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
I can understand, it's hard to leave a site after working hard.
But let's see it this way :
how long do you intend to keep working on it
or keep paying for the articles
before you give it up.

Maybe set a time limit and if it hasnt worked till that time, then I'd say just let it go or maybe try to sell the site on flippa.

But, since you said a few clients were interested I think you could try pay per leads - I have a feeling this could work for you.
So, look for yacht cpa programs that pay per lead
if it is not available, then contact yacht renting companies and work out a deal with them so they pay you for each lead you send.

If this doesnt work, then just sell the site.

As for other niches, it is possible to succeed even without being an english speaker. As long as you are persuasive enough, a little bit of grammatical mistakes wont hurt.
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mechidor Premium
Yes you are right, I will set a time, but I don't think that I can sell this site on Flippa for the simple reason that it does not have enough traffic. Yes, of course I have found two companies that pay per lead without affiliate links, but then they don't let me use their pictures. This is also a problem.
However, I really thank you for the help and for your time .
See you around:)
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EFors Premium
Thanks for the follow, I will follow you back. :))
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks, Do read the articles I mentioned whenever you can.
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mechidor Premium
Hi Faraz, how are?
Thank you for the follow, I am following you back and wish you the best
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks, Do read the articles I mentioned whenever you can.
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mechidor Premium
Which article?
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
I meant the links I mentioned in the profile above.
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JewelCarol Premium
Faraz, I answered yr question on how to put live link on yr profile :
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boucherda Premium
Thanks for the follow and good luck at WA.
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kmer6 Premium
Good morning to you Faraz, my name is Ken and I thank you for the follow. I am intrigued by your bio and would like to know more about what you did that got the Google Slap. I want to know so I can avoid the slap. I may ask your advise later on my sites but for now just need traffic. Together we can do more with less than what either of us can do singly.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
For more on the google slap - I have created a training which you'll find listed on this page itself.
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jasoncancino Premium
Thx for the follow...read your profile. I will be sure to check out the links provided.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
yes, please do.
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Happygirl48 Premium
Hi Faraz, Welcome to WA and TY for the follow:) I left you a like and feedback on Your Training about Google slapped. it’s nice to meet you. TY for the follow!
I’m sure you’re well versed in how WA works by now and are on the road to success. We all learn something new every day and that’s a good thing, don’t you agree? If by chance you get stuck, please feel free to ask me a question! I look forward to following you and wish you the Best in your Quest. Keep Smiling. Sharon
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mjpd Premium
Hi, thanks for the follow! Wishing you every success here at WA and in life! = )
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MLozanova Premium
Hi Faraz, thanks for following me! The best news is hiw you went through low and still did not quit -what does not kill you makes you stronger! ☺ Wish you all the best of success with your new businesses!
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affiliateph Premium
Hi Faraz. We actually have the same story as I was also hit by the google update back in 2012 and lost almost all of my sites! haha!

My motivation was really down after the slapping. I also procrastinated and got lazy and as evidence, I only managed to build 1 freaking site in 2014! haha!

I'm just beginning to build sites again using the quality content, long tail strategy here in WA. I know that in due time we're going to bring the glory days back again! haha.

Wishing you all the best Faraz.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
I feel exactly the way you feel.
It's very very tough to get things started again after such a huge blow.
But yeah, we can work at it and get the glory days back again!
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RonAlderman Premium
Hi Faraz, Thanks for following me. I have returned the follow. I wish you all the best.
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RandellD Premium
Hi Faraz,
Thanks for the follow. Seems like you have some good experience and talent. Keep up the good work!
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Heroba Premium
Hi Faraz, you have a very interesting bio.
It's great to read about your success, and how you got to that point.
I'm happy to follow you back.
Ron.
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Natasha76 Premium
Faraz thanks for following me. All the best with your business
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Judy-B Premium
Hi Faraz,
Nice to meet you. Thank you for the follow and I am following back. I look forward to learning from you. Best wishes. :)
Judy
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JonG94 Premium
We as a community strive for greatness every day. No matter what we help each other with anything. We need to grow as a community and achieve success together. No one will get in our way and we will push until is finished. The sky is the limit. We excel every day, and work hard at it. Write down goals and reach them every day. Be awesome, stay awesome!
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Jonny89 Premium
that is a good story. soon I will be asking you for your help
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CatC Premium
Hey Faraz thanks for the add, I enjoyed reading your story, it is not hard to start again so good on you giving it another go, all the best :)
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Jovestone Premium
Hi Faraz, and thanks for adding me to your network! I read the whole story with links at all, and it's just awesome! All the best to you here at WA - I liked your comments as well!
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2Al Premium
Faraz, thank you for the follow and for sharing your story. What you give, you receive!
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Sheila50 Premium
Thanks for the follow and good to have you back with us!
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MSharp Premium
Thanks for the follow! Good to see you getting back after getting knocked down like that. But if it ever happens again, and after every knock, you'll always have more behind you than the time before in some shape or form :)

Mike
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks Mike,
I just loved your comment.
It's a very new kind of perspective of something that has been said again and again.
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MSharp Premium
Thank you very much Faraz! :)
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kingshopper Premium
Thank you for the support with your follow! Prosperous wishes to you on WA! I have years of experience with domains, hosting, WordPress, WooCommerce, and c panels. If you need help with any of these hit me up!
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TheAnswerGal Premium
Hi Faraz. Thank you so much for following me!
Linda
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DoubleTap Premium
HIya Faraz, thank ya' for the follow!!!
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KarenDemers Premium
Hello, Faraz...thank you for following me. That is one heck of a story but you got back on the "horse" and this time you'll even be better. I'm off to read and comment on the link. This google slap thing you mentioned...can you go into more detail and how we can protect ourselves from that happening to one of us?
Wishing you lasting success this time around,
Karen
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks Karen,
And about the google slap thing.
If you are following exactly as WA recommends, then you are protected.
My fault was that I just got a bit carried away and used a lot of the anchor text links, the same anchor text was used a lot and that was the cause of the google slap.
There was a warning in wealthy affiliate too but I didnt follow it much.
Like I said, just got carried away a bit.
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KarenDemers Premium
Phew! and continued good luck to you. I'm glad you are here in my network now.
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Dinh Premium
Thanks for the follow. What happened with the google slap?
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Hi Dinh,
here's the thing about the google slap.

If you are following exactly as WA recommends, then you are protected.
My fault was that I just got a bit carried away and used a lot of the anchor text links, the same anchor text was used a lot and that was the cause of the google slap.
There was a warning in wealthy affiliate too but I didnt follow it much.
Like I said, just got carried away a bit.
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Dinh Premium
sorry to sound ignorant but what is an anchor text link? is it similar to affiliate link?
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KarenDemers Premium
I'd like to know this as well.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Oh sorry, I missed this somehow.
I will create a new blog post explaining anchor text
and provide the link here.
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Dinh Premium
great, it'll be nice to learn something new!
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Okay, I have managed to create a training about anchor text and avoiding the google slap.
This is the first time I have created a training so I am not sure what mistakes I made, but I have provided all the info about anchor text and google slap and I think that's more important.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Hi,
I have managed to create a training on anchor text and avoiding the google slap.
Here's the link to it - Anyways, this is the first time I have created a training so I am not sure what could go wrong, so please be kind.
Best,
Faraz
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KarenDemers Premium
That was quick...thanks for creating the training so fast! I'm off to check it out & will leave a comment.
Karen
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DarleneB Premium
Thanks for the follow. I'm following you back. I did go to the links you mentioned above. Pretty impressive. Thanks.
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Missa3 Premium
Good to make the connection with you. Thanks for the follow and here's to success the 2nd time around as well.
~D
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ConeyM Premium
Thanks for reciprocating my follow. I am glad to join your network and gaining additional learning from you. All the best and more power!
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katzee Premium
Hi Farax
You were down, but not out, or you wouldn't be on your way back up. Our experiences and setbacks, if treated as learning experiences, only serve to help us get better and better. You have also shared great information and helped someone surge ahead, and you will again too.
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Donnie58 Premium
Hey, Faraz! Thanks for the add to your network and great to meet you.

Wishing you the best!
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floks19 Premium
Hi Faraz. Thanks for the follow. I've read your story and it must be hard to start all over again. But I'm sure you will do it and wish you all the best on your way.
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tclough Premium
Thank you for following me Faraz. I wish you great success with your "do over."
Tom
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DiAllinson Premium
Hi Faraz, thank you for the follow.
I read both of the links you mentioned and what an awesome result for both you and for blubutterfly!

P.S. Is there a way for you to hyperlink those links, to make them stand out more and easier to click through?
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WouterdeHaas Premium
Hello and thanks for the follow. Always happy to connect!
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idobarnoam Premium
Wow Faraz, what a story.

Thanks for the follow.

Hope to cross paths.
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Martintoal1 Premium
Thanks for the follow Faraz,
It takes courage to start again
so well done,
Best of luck to you in all your endeavours

Martin
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LisB247 Premium
Hi Faraz, welcome back and thank you for including me in your network. Wishing you great success with your new online business ventures.

I have also bookmarked for future reference.

Lis.
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DeeSmith Premium
Thanks for the follow. I read your post and have bookmarked your site.
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PIOFJR Premium
Hi Faraz, Thanks for the follow. Back at you and best of luck.
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NNdlovu Premium
Thanks Faraz for the follow, and great story
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MHainsworth Premium
HI Faraz thanks for the follow and for sharing so openly the insights behind your new business venture, best of luck.
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chengckalex Premium
Thank you for your acceptance and following back.
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BenORourke Premium
Hi Faraz, great to meet you!

You are here a long time and it is good you are starting over again.

There are no short cuts as you found out, and I look forward to your input:)
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kennick2015 Premium
Hi Faraz thanks for the follow. I've returned the compliment.
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krazykat Premium
Wow, that is quite a story. Thanks for putting it here for us to read.
And thank you for joining my network!
Best Wishes!
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markstrayer Premium
Great story.
Thank you....

Mark
Palm Springs Ca.
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CindyFS1971 Premium
Hi Faraz, thanks for sharing your great story about your WA experience. I guess it goes to show that if we don't keep a hand in, we may lose the game. It is lovely to meet you. I will be looking out for your progress. :)
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SuzQ Premium
Hi Faraz! Thank you for including me in your network here at WA. Sounds like you have valuable experience to share with the downs and now starting out again. Wish you a successful turnaround here with Wealthy Affiliate!
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ftakugan Premium
Hello Faraz and thank you for following.
I wish you every success in all you are striving for in WA, good luck.
Auberlin
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LLiu Premium
Hi Faraz, thank you for adding me to your network and I am adding you to mine. I am sorry for the bad news but that is how we learn. I am happy that you are able to help lots of people on WA. I am fairly new here still and am learning allot. I am working on my site hope to have it up and running soon. Nice to have a person like your self to share your experiences. I wish you success in all your endeavors. Let me know if I can be of help, and I will too.

Warmest wishes, Linda:)
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blanza Premium
Faraz Thank you for following me
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MudreM Premium
Thank you for the follow.
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ginax Premium
Thank you for the follow!
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SamiWilliams Premium
Thank you for adding me to your network. Success will again be yours
Sami
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mijareze Premium
Thank you for the follow!
Ed
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starita70 Premium
You are not alone , but good for you for not giving up,
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roamy Premium
Good for you mate, l did read her post too
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FHagstrom Premium
Hi Faraz. thanks for the follow, good luck to you
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Faraz, welcome back to what it takes.
Thank you for following me.
You can do it!
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Martstervt Premium
Interesting story,Faraz,You will do it again and will have a lot to offer the community from your experience.

Marty
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markstrayer Premium
Best of luck to you Faraz. You did it once no problem to do it again.

Hang in there Mark
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meal2468 Premium
thanks for the follow
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blubutterfly Premium
I wish you all the luck in the world Faraz, very inspiring!!! :)
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idura Premium
Thanks for the follow Faraz :-) You can do this as long as you don't lose focus and take action daily! All the best here in WA and if you feel discouraged again reach out to me and other members here for encouragement and motivation :-)
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shashinth Premium
Hello Faraz,

Thanks for the follow. I wish you all the best in your endeavors!

Thanks,
Shashinth.
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GrahamS Premium
Hey Faraz...Thanks for connecting...wishing you much success.
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DHagstrom Premium
Thanks for the follow, Faraz. Best wishes in your work at WA!
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marant Premium
Thanks for following me Faraz Ahmed ! Best Of Luck Here at WA! I follow you back!
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suetay Premium
Hello, Faraz, thank you for following me.
I'm pleased to meet you and happy to be added into your network.
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sag3 Premium
Thank You for Following:

I am really excited that we made this connection inside Wealthy Affiliate. It's awesome to see what kind of people are getting into WA and see how they progress. Following others is the best way to stay connected and help each other along our path to success in WA.

Keeping in Mind: It may take 1000 failures before 1 SUCCESS, with these failures you will learn to SUCCEED.

Ken
PS: Let me know if you need any assistance along the way. Just click on the "Reply" button and ask away.
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Theresaw90 Premium
Faraz,

You have to have willpower! You can do it! You succeeded once you can do it again, just be patient!
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sml Premium
Thanks for the follow Faraz. You did it once you can certainly do it again.
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kunalbhadana Premium
Hi Faraz, Nice to connect with you, your description says a lot, would love to learn from you and your mistakes(sorry to hear that) and wish you success.
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TheFatGuy Premium
Hello Faraz,
WOW, I rarely meet someone who has been here longer than I, how is it going? Thanks for the follow.
San
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MattxTDM Premium
very inspiring story, Faraz
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Marith Premium
Hello Faraz, nice to meet you and thank you for the follow. Wish you a lot of luck :-)
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Larry_T Premium
Hi Faraz, just wanted to thank you for following me and to wish you good luck with your website training. Hope your online marketing works better for you, this time around. Just remember that there are no mistakes in this life if you learn from them. Then they become learning experiences. Good luck, guy.
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phoenix2 Premium
Thanks for the follow! It's what you do now that matter's, forget what happened before, keep going!
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lillakiara Premium
Hi! Thanks for the follow, I'm following back. Wishing you great success, Kristina
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Gordon-D Premium
Hi Faraz, thanks for the follow, I wish you all the luck you deserve this time round, make it happen :-)
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solidbase Premium
Hey Faraz,
Nice to meet you man.
Welcome to my network of WA friends.
Thanks for the follow. I follow you back now.
I admire your determination to keep on working and make a success of things this time.
With your dedication and devotion you are sure to have great success.
-Theuns
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CathyS Premium
Right there with ya, Faraz! I've sent the past several months in a haze ... to tired to move forward and to uncertain to stay where I was. Time heals all and luckily, time was on my side. Now I'm moving forward and you will, too. You'll be on top again in no time! :-) God Bless!
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Mark1957 Premium
Hi there Faraz thanks for the follow, I've followed you straight back.
Glad to see you get back in the saddle, you can do this, you can get it all back, you know you can so just stick with it!!
I wish you good luck although I know you won't need it.
Regards
Mark
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pinkabella Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow
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dickw Premium
Hi Faraz,
Welcome back into the program. Thanks for the follow. Best of luck and forget what's done....Dick
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Whizbang Premium
Hi Faraz - thanks for the follow. I can relate to your story s I find myself in the same one daily. Time for me to also get on the right path!!
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SStarrs Premium
Hi Faraz . Nice to meet you .
Thanks for the follow .
I wish you lot's of success at WA .
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BelieveItYes Premium
Thanks for the follow Faraz!
Have a great day
Cheers =)
Sarah
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betcha Premium
Thanks for following me here @ WA. Yeah, it's real hard to get back on tract once you veer away. But am glad you're back. Kinda happened to me for a while and I just came back recently. We sure are walking on the same path. Cheers to our success! Hoping that we will keep moving forward from hereon. More blessings to you.
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geo2112 Premium
Hi Faraz thanks for the follow I'm following you right back. I can relate totally to what you are saying. you're back and that says a lot about WA.
All the best for the future

George
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delaneyT Premium
Hi Faraz all the best. Starting again is hard but you will make it
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TJRANDO Premium
Hi Faraz and thanks for the follow -I wish you much success!
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MrGambo Premium
Hi Faraz,

I have a similar story but not with WA so hoping things go right this time around.

Best of luck for the future and thanks for the follow.

Martyn
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ER0S Premium
Hi Faraz! I was really taken aback by your experience as far as losing everything you had worked so hard to accomplish. But I have to commend you for the courage to start all over again and for the tenacity to follow through. I wish you the best in all your rebuilding. I'm sure you're gonna be alright. Cheers!
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HelenpDoyle Premium
You did it once so you can do it again. Just make sure you have a 'maintenance' program to keep it going. Good luck and have some fun. Keep in touch.
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CRawlings Premium
Hello Franz! Thank you for the follow and allowing me to be in your circle. I will follow you right back!
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Johniem Premium
Hi Franz,
you and I have a lot in common, I was becoming very accomplish ed in a MLM. I lost my momentum when my Mother almost died from complications of a back surgery. Suddenly I had no energy to continue to work my business, and we all know if you turn your back on any kind of business. ..the weeds take over. I look forward to working with you.
Johnie
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Johniem Premium
Hi Faraz,
I just wanted to stop and by and thank you for joining my net work
I am now following you as well
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jazminf Premium
Hello Faraz, thank you for the follow. I'm sure if you did it once, you'll do it again. Wish you all the best:)
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msh2501 Premium
Hi Faraz, thank you for following me. Now, I am following you as well. With my best wishes, Martha.
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nigelw Premium
Hi Faraz.....Thanks for the follow, and following you back now.
I know that on WA their is all you need to be successful once again.

Of course all of us here in the community wish you all the best, and really hope it works out for you!
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Pisquali Premium
Just do what you can and set an agenda that works for you. Once you get momentum going you can just keep adding content as you are able.
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JAHBOBCLATO Premium
you know, in the 1980's, i was told, If you took a well experience and successful billionaire, stripped him of his wallet and checkbook and credit cards for one month; before two weeks passes, that man will have access to $1000 000.
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The Book of one f my great gran fathers says, " A rich man's wealth is his strong city, and a poor man's poverty is his destruction.

Wealth is in the mind, not the pocket. You have wealth in you. Shoukd be easy to repeat the procedure, this time, only be alert to google or any other entity that which to control people.
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deos331557 Premium
I wish you all the luck in the world, reaching your goals Faraz. Thanks for the follow, returning the favor.
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VanessaN Premium
Hi Faraz, thanks for connecting. Hey if you did it before, you can do it again, only better the second time around. Wishing you every success.
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks Vanessa
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DianneF Premium
Hello Faraz! Sorry to hear about your Google slap.. but glad that you've decided to move forward once again. Wishing you much success :)
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Faraz Ahmed Premium
Thanks Dianne
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cschlup54 Premium
Thanks Faraz for the follow, I am following you back.
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TSmithers Premium
Hi Faraz and thanks for the follow.
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gmegs Premium
You'll do it - I have no fear for you Faraz
... just follow the real training provided here; no short-cuts, and keep at it.
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timsproducts Premium
Thanks for the follow Faraz I feel for you its hard work I know working a day job as well as trying to make a go of it online I'm sure you will have great success at least you have the experience with Google now to be able to avoid any slaps again good luck Faraz !!
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Thanks Faraz for such a foresight advice, would keep on track , just beginning but hope to make it through heeding such advices
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SharonAllen1 Premium
Thanks so much for the follow and welcome to WA. Best wishes for your success.
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AllynBeekman Premium
Thanks for following me, Faraz. I guess we all need to learn from you that, as with any business, it never really stops completely. Thanks for sharing your story. Best to you as you go forward again.
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JAY-B Premium
Faraz,
Thank you for your follow and I wish you the best of success.
Jay Barnelli
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Geoff-n-Jane Premium
Hi, Welcome to our big family. Thank you for following us. It's very nice to meet you. We hope you achieve great success with your goals here at WA.
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PaulineL Premium
Faraz I'm am working to get on the way myself since I had some bad programs.
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jvranjes Premium
Hi Faraz, many thanks for the follow. Best luck. Jovo
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PhoenixFlame Premium
Welcome back to WA. :) Wishing you all the best with your online success. :)

~Angel
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Komla22 Premium
Welcome back! Wish you all the best!
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stephhill Premium
Hi Faraz:

I wanted to pop over and say thank you so much for following me. You definitely have been here for a long time I can see.

Your story is inspiring how you made money, forgot about your sites and then started again. Thank you so much for sharing with everyone.

I will be following you back.

Steph
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glycogen Premium
Thanks for folloein and I sure hope your goals Faraz! Glyn
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ricksr Premium
Glad to have you back! Look forward to seeing you back out there again... Soon!

Rick
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pmenke Premium
Thank you for the following and best of luck to you!
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