About Grandma1945
Joined December 2015
I have been a freelance writer and book author for 20 years. I am looking to become active with affiliate marketing as I need to monetize my business while attempting to build my writing portfolio. I call myself the Work at Home Grandma and can be found under the title on Instagram and YouTube. I also have Facebook and Twitter accounts under Copyhound and Sandra Joy Eastman.

My current website with WA is a freelance site that helps others begin their own business or writing career. I also have a cooking website which is an additional niche.

I have four books currently on Amazon which are a family saga entitled Rubies Escaping the Curse. Along with my weekly blog posts I write book excerpts of Rubies that my readers can follow and enjoy the books on a more personal level.

I help others write material for their websites and get them up and running. I also do newsletters, articles, resumes and essays. I look forward to being a part of the Wealthy Affiliate team.
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SamuelAJr Premium
Hi Grandma1945, thanks for the return follow, if I can be of any help don't hesitate to ask.
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PeterHorst Premium
Thanks for adding me to your network!
I wish you lots of success with your online ventures and if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask!

Have a great weekend!
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janmar Premium
It is nice to meet you. Thank you for joining my network. I wish you great success here at WA.
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jivitaa339 Premium
Hey Grandma, thanks for the follow,and much-needed blessings :)
I just love your nickname Grandma !!
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cosmicradio Premium
Hi again, Sandra-Thanks for following me. Best wishes to you!-Rick :)
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Marcel92 Premium
Hello and welcome to our WA community. You are in good hands here with all kinds of training and people always ready to help out with your online journey. Thank you for following.
Marcel....
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laurafreedom Premium
Thanks for the follow.
Laura
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Sherefashion Premium
Congrats to you ad thank you for following. All the best.
Cheers.
Sheree
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YoioY Premium
Thanks, pleases me, and pleases me about a good cooperation and about a good successful business
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thanks for the follow
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Thank you for the follow. Much success to you.
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Thanks for following me! All the best to you!
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MPrice Premium
Hi Sandra, Thanks for the follow and I'm honoured that someone with your skills has joined us. All the best here at Wealthy Affiliate.
Kind Regards,
Michael
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you very much and I hope we can touch base often.
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azmod Premium
Thank you for the follow and I wish you much happiness and true success with WA.
Don
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jdlovel Premium
Hi Ya Grandma,

How have you been? I have gotten so much out of reading you posts on your website. some of the images, I liked especially. did you purchase them or are the public domain?

I appreciate being a part of your community all your help and comments in the past and wanted to share my latest with you.

I totally re-did my site and got a new domain name http://learnhowtomakemoneyonline.net

I broke out my "whistles and bells" on this one. LOL

Please, Tell me what you think, especially the free classes page on menu navigation,

Be Blessed as You Continue to Bless Others,

jd
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Grandma1945 Premium
Jd, the website is absolutely fabulous. I love the training section and the links to the WA program. Very well done. You've really went all out on the site and it shows. Wow, it must have taken hours and hours of work to create with all the back links and videos. Great job.
I get all my pics through pixaby.com where you can download any image except the shutterstock for free. Then I go to Canva to use the images in designs which I post on my site, on facebook, instagram, pinterest and twitter.. The only thing I could suggest for the site is to perhaps have a personal video of you somewhere so people can relate and build up a confidence. I am a firm believer in the personal touch whenever possible. I know I need to invest in some video making like yours but haven't wanted to make the investment yet. Just keeping up with my writing and side business (I work in insurance) keeps me hopping. Keep up the good work and let me know your success. Do you get a lot of sign ups with the methods you are using?
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jdlovel Premium
Thank you for you time and review. I really like some of the images I saw on your site. I am also building an image site right now too where hopefully I can offer free images to marketers who sign up for free stuff (building my list)

I haven't really gone "live" with ths learnhowtomakemoneyonline.net site yet, still tweaking it and making sure all the links and forms work. I still haven't hooked up the auto responders so the only visitors I know of are WA'rs. It's basically a membership site meant to focus on WA with sign up forms and "whistles and bells" affiliates in the sidebar.
I basically used, white board software for videos,
optimize press theme page builder
, landing page monkey/squeeze pages
/optin designer form builders/
and plr for content on the other sites.
On my explosiveinspiration.com I used tubepress theme and optin designer.

It's all an interlinking/backlinking maze to sell "whistles and bells" LOL

I'm working on building my twitter, linkedin, facebook, and instagram and periscope/blab
I've been working on the infrastucture for about a year and hope to do an all out launch, this summer.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Let me know how it goes. I use Aweber autoresponders as they integrate well with Wordpress. Cheers to your success.
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BillandSue Premium
Thanks for the following. Bet wishes for your success.
Bill & Sue
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DELJAR Premium
Hi, Sandra. Thank you for adding me to your network. It's a pleasure to have known an accomplished author like you. This is also my dream. I am an aspiring poet and songwriter. Two of my poems were shortlisted in a poetry writing competition in the UK and were also published last year. I did not get royalties out of it since I'm just one of the many contributors of the 2 books. I already have a compilation of inspirational poems and short narratives and I am planning to put this in a book so as to get royalties someday. I have been entering the UK songwriting contest since 2012. All of my song entries were commended and one even went to the semi-finals. The genre ranges from love, pop, and inspirational songs. I love to sing that's why I have a genuine affinity in writing songs. My dream is, at least, to be noticed and be able to have the opportunity to showcase my talent in writing songs and poetry because I consider this as my calling just like you.
Wish you every success in all your business ventures.
Adel :)
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Grandma1945 Premium
Don't ever give up on your dreams even if it seems impossible sometimes. You have to begin someplace and I had several "donations" published before I earned any money for my writing. I love music and always listen to gospel when I go to sleep. I particularly enjoy the group Selah. They have such a beautiful range of voice between the three of them. Keep working on your music and poetry. It is so easy to self publish now on Amazon. I have never done it but I'm going to try to do something from my cooking website this year. Keep working and pursue your dream. Believe in yourself and you will succeed. Blessings to you.
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DELJAR Premium
Many thanks for the motivation, Sandra. More blessings to you as well :)
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wazimin Premium
Hey good morning Grandma1945, I just left you a comment on your website. Definitely appreciate your post about widgets and plugins haha that one hit close to home. If you can leave me a return comment on the site below, I will be forever grateful.

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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you I will check your blog and comment. Blessings to you.
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Grandma1945 Premium
I couldn't find a place to comment on this blog but I did on your other one. Good job with your linking.
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wazimin Premium
No problem, thank you so much. I appreciate your help. If I can help you with anything in the future please don't hesitate to reach out anytime. Take care, Will
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Grandma1945 Premium
Keep up the good work.
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westho Premium
I thought I was following; it said no! So now I am and will be reading your works. I am an older 78 // WA newbie. I hope you will read my profile, blogs and follow me follow me. Bigger network = Bigger help for ALL! This type of online marketing is new to me. I have found amazing people in WA. Please let me know when you update your profile or publish. I am on Facebook but do not see how to get a business page--also, I took a Pinterest class, still working on that-I have no idea how to tweet. Any help you offer would be very welcome. If I even knew where to look for training, it would be great. This is tooo long but thanks for your help.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Congrats on joining WA. You will get lots of help here. Start the training and many light bulbs will turn on. So many people have asked about FB fan page set up so I guess it's time to do a post on it. If you are on FB now you basically work from there and add a fan page. The two are connected but when you post to your personal page it doesn't roll to your business page but if you post on your business or fan page it will eventually show on your personal page also.. On your business or fan page you can boost posts and also place ads. I have also followed you and will keep in touch. Blessings to you.
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Ventures2000 Premium
thanks for following, Robert
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Timard Premium
Welcome to my network and WA Sandra, and to our awesome community. Wealthy Affiliates is everything it says is and more! Thanks for the following and I’m following you right back. All the best on your journey here at WA and I wish you all kind of success in your online endeavors.
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gooddogpoky2 Premium
Sandra: Thank you so much for your follow. I appreciate it very much and welcome to my network of fabulous WAers. My network is about two things.

First, I encourage every follower to regularly post a blog with WORTHY content to other WAers. Obviously, if you blog once a day your ranking will quickly move up in WA. However, please understand that I only blog approximately once every two weeks and in the back of my mind I am only blogging to my followers in an attempt to provide the best example (of my writing skills) to you that I can. Why! Your website will only be successful if you post quality pieces to it.

Second, I try to help my followers every time they run into a snag with their websites to the best of my ability. If that is not good enough, I will refer you to other HELPERS at WA that will definitely be able to help you. So an open invitation: If you run into a problem here at WA, please let me try to assist you.

Please remember that Kyle, Carson, me and you are not WA. WA is the thousands of students learning the concepts of e-commerce and the hundreds of WAers that learn to blog regularly for the delight of the community as they attempt to hone their various writing skills. Welcome! DAN
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Grandma1945 Premium
Truly you are genuine and welcoming. Just to know such help is always available is so much appreciated. Blessings to you.
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gooddogpoky2 Premium
Grandma1945: Thank you for your kind response. It too is much appreciated. Let me know if you need any assistance here at WA. DAN
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ricksr Premium
Hi Grandma,

Just landed on your page and looked like a good follow to me. If 1945 means what i think, I've got you by a couple! Let's keep it going.

Rick
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Grandma1945 Premium
It does and love the red tie. Blessings to you.
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Martstervt Premium
Thanks for following. I see you are an accomplished writer. You will do well at WA. All the best on your continued success.

Marty
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks so much
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Jeannettee Premium
Wow, what a resume. I used to think I had a book in me but I have decided to spend my time learning internet marketing. I have just retired from practicing family law and I am really excited about this new business. I love staying home. I look forward to getting to know you. I love reading. Thank you for responding.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks for your message and I know you will have great success here.
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Sherion Premium
Just wanted to drop by and say Hi!
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Yenomym Premium
Hi, Grandma1945. It is nice to meet you. Welcome to WA. You will love it here. Our community is terrific. All the best to you. I am following you.
Marilyn
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Tirolith Premium
Thanks for your support. I am interested in your work and will check it out as it sounds interesting. ..........Tom.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks Tom
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Maxiam59 Premium
nice to meet you and is there anything that you can't do all the best Max
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ChrisScott Premium
I will always be asking God to bless you.
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Chris2005 Premium
Thanks for the follow back Sandra.
John
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Grandma1945 Premium
Love your pic of yard. Beautiful
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Grandma1945 Premium
Larry thanks I adore your video -- fantastic. Thanks for reading my blog and following. So great to have you on board.
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allchristie Premium
Hello Sandra. Thanks for the refollow.I have been travelling through the heaps of your writing and teaching on your various sites. What an engrossing trip. I expect I am due for much pleasure and enlightenment in following you. Early days for me with video yet. Larry

https://youtu.be/e1Ce_MokRxQ
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi Sandra,
I think your skillset will be a huge benefit to the WA membership! I look forward to learning from you as I build my business. I wish you continued success.
Regards,
Shawn
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Djblack Premium
Wow you have so much to offer. Hoping you'll achieve all you set out to here at WA.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you. Richest blessings to you and to your success at WA
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playfulheart Premium
Thanks for the follow. Good luck to you.
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TLTurner Premium
Grandma1945, I'm duly impressed with your creative writing. I look forward to learning from you and so many others here in the WA community. I've felt like (and been told by many) there are probably a number of books in me. I've just yet to see them become a reality. I'm certain with the community's support and direction, I'll be able to "unblock' and.... just write. Thanks for your inspiration.
Warmly, Terry (Grandpa to 14 & counting) :)>
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PJonline Premium
You sound at once down to earth yet goal oriented. You have an impressive profile and hope to connect with you often here! Happy 2016! :) pJ
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks. Will stay connected. Take care.
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justeileen Premium
Hi Sandra,

I am so glad you have found Wealthy Affiliate. It seems you and I have a lot in common. :) I am very glad to meet you!

WA is really going to be helpful for you. It seems you are already doing very well with your websites, but you will benefit from the Excellent training and tools, as well as the Fantastic Community. Everyone here truly wants to help you to accomplish your goals. After being scammed so many times, I was overjoyed to find out that Wealthy Affiliate is a 100% legitimate resource.

Your websites are really nice. I especially like the image of the open book with the countryside popping up out of it. I did notice that the image on the sidebar, which tells about your free writing course, does not link to the sign-up form. Thought you would want to know.

You seem to be doing very well. But *PLEASE feel free to contact me by Private Message at any time. I am always eager to help and if you ever get frustrated or need to vent .... I'm a good listener! :)

I truly wish you and your family Much Happiness and may your online ventures continue to bring you Success!

Your friend on this wonderful journey,

Eileen
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you Eileen for looking at my site. I can't see the sidebar from my cell phone so I will take a peek tomorrow. It appears some of the codes I input today might have messed things up. Thank you.
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justeileen Premium
You are welcome. I know you are busy, but let me know if there is anything I can help with.
Best of everything!
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Sandra for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you have the time or wish to, please check out my training (Bottom Right Blue Button) on my profile page. I explain ways to help you build a better website, ways to make some extra $$$ with your WA training, and best practices here at WA. I also post a humorous blog on first Sunday of every month. Enjoy!
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you. I can use all the tips can get. Will take a look.
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mskauai Premium
Mahalo for the Follow Grandma!

I definitely need to check out your info... I'm a good storyteller, and I've had a desire to become an author/publisher for awhile now -- but I have no idea where to start, what needs to be done, or how to afford it... I'm open to any/all suggestions and guidance.

Happy New Year!
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Grandma1945 Premium
Check out James Wedmore on YouTube for some ideas. Good luck.
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Kyle Premium
Sandra, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Sandra.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks Kyle. I am enjoying the ride at WA and looking forward to a fantastic 2016.
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Kyle Premium
Yeah, an exciting year lies ahead! Happy New Year!
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PaPaGrizz Premium
Hey, Grandma 1945, I saw your comment on one of Pj's blogs, and it hit a nerve. The best thing I can do is carry a tape recorder around my neck, so if the thoughts or content come to me, record on!...
I wish you all the success in the world.
Take Care,
Al
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Herbie1 Premium
Great article! Thanks for following me! Chris
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paulgoodwin Premium
Thanks for following me
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Sheila50 Premium
Thank you for the follow and hope you have great success here.
Following you back.
Sheila
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XinZhang Premium
Thanks for following me.
Best wishes,
Xin
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Grandma1945 Premium
Look forward to our friendship
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Mailboxmoney Premium
Thanks for the follow...right back at you.
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PeterWolf Premium
Hey Sandra, as one of my followers could you please do me a favour and visit my site and leave a comment on my latest post and book review. This helps drive traffic to our websites. I will do the same when I see your link in my dashboard. Thanks and take care!
http://thesimpleretiree.com/2015/12/06/best-jobs-for-retirees-what-are-they/
http://thesimpleretiree.com/2015/12/07/book-review-52-ways-to-wreck-your-retirement/
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Grandma1945 Premium
Just catching up on all my messages. Sorry to be so slow. your site is fantastic. The only suggestion I would have is to make a Blog Post tab at the top so people can scroll through all your posts without having to list them on the top menu. Just an idea. I'm still working on perfecting my freelance site. It's always a work in progress. Good luck with yours.
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betcha Premium
Hi Sandra, nice to meet you. Thanks for following me. I'm glad you came on board. Keep moving on with what you have already started here @ Wealthy Affiliate and make your dreams come true. All the best,
Betcha
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BelieveItYes Premium
Thank you for following me Sandra ! =) I'm looking forward to working with you!
Have a lovely day
Sarah
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Sandra!
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate and thanks so much for the follow.
All the best...
Gary
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BelieveItYes Premium
Hi Sandra !

Congratulations on going premium! I'm sure you are as excited as me to be part of this amazing community ! I see you've already made much progress on here, well done and keep up the good work! =)

I wish you all the best of joy and success in all your endeavors

Have a wonderful day

Cheers =)
Sarah
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SJB Premium
Hello and congrats on going premium! You are going to love it! I most certainly do! :)
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Toastymarsh Premium
congrats on going premium! best of luck
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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Strap Premium
Hi and welcome to Premium Wealthy Affiliate. I am sure you have just made the best decision you have made for a long time. If you need any help, be sure to give me a holla
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Andimax Premium
Welcome! You will enjoy the journey
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AngelsBird Premium
Hello,
Congrats with the premium, it is always the right decision!
If you ever need help, just send your question....

And most of all: And enjoy the ride!
:-)
Grtz,
Bert
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PeterWolf Premium
You have made a great decision to go Premium. I wish you all the best of successs here at Wealthy Affiliate. Woot Woot!!
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betcha Premium
Hi Sandra, congratulations for going premium. You now have all the benefits and all the tools that will enhance your online business. Enjoy your new venture here @ Wealthy Affiliate. Blessings ~Betcha
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Kyle Premium
What's going on Sandra? Hope you have had an awesome week here at WA and you are making some good progress. Drop me a note "reply" if you need a hand with anything. :)
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johncruz Premium
Hey Sandra, I hope you are liking things so far. If you need a hand with anything or you're confused, please do let me know.
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Incomestream Premium
Welcome to our great community at WA. What I love about WA is that there is room for everyone and lots of things to learn. Maximise every moment. Wishing you the very best.
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johncruz Premium
What's up Sandra and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

I am John, and you made your way here through my site, so I just wanted to introduce myself and help you get started.

I've been a member here for quite some time and I would love to help you become another success story. There aren't many legit programs out there, but trust me, this is one of the few.

As a new member here, you want to put up a pic (preferably of yourself) and say a little something about you so that it can be easier for others to assist you.

To get started, you should check out the Online Entrepreneur Certification getting started course (Level 1). This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets right away.

Here is the link that you will see within your main menu labeled "Get Started Here". Again, if you have any questions, do not be afraid to ask. Well that's all for now Sandra and I look forward to working with you. Welcome aboard!

- John

P.S. don't forget about the bonus!


HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS
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If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that I will make sure you get:

(1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)

(2) You are going to get personal and private access to me! If you ever have a question or need help with your campaigns, I will be there.

(3) You will also be getting the brilliantly awesome “Diamond Traffic Bonus”

But only if you join in your first 7 days (this is what I call the “action takers” bonus).

You have everything you need to create a successful online business here Sandra so let's get you started!
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thank you John. I joined this because I was impressed by your thorough and honest feedback to people on the google ad I read. I have been looking for something to monetize my business. I have tried affiliate marketing but without success as my own website does not allow plug ins and I cannot monetize it properly. I will look at the training and will probably claim the bonus but I need to make sure it is the right decision by reviewing the materials before I jump into this.
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johncruz Premium
Everything you need to succeed with affiliate marketing is here and a big one being the community. Being that you are familiar with what affiliate marketing is, you have an edge. Let's get you to making money and plugins will not be a problem for us moving on. I look forward to working with you Sandra!
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Grandma1945 Premium
John
The system doesn't allow me to respond unless I'm a premium member.
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johncruz Premium
Respond where?
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Grandma1945 Premium
Oh I figured out why it was blocking me. I had typed a question regarding my current wp blog and used a dot com to abbreviate. I was trying to ask if I could convert my current website at wp to WA without completely redoing it.
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johncruz Premium
WA uses WP sites so I don't see what your problem is. You can always have it hosted here and maybe that will make things easier for you. What is the name of your site?
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Grandma1945 Premium
it is let copyhound tell your story. Basically I have a blog that gives writers tips on writing and/or setting up their own business. As I call myself the Work at Home Grandma I also provides cooking tips, discussions on current events and promote my book series. It's rather a hodge-podge that needs revamping. I started a practice one on your training here that goes into the cooking realm. As that will be one of my niches, I thought I'd start there. I will most likely convert to the premium membership but I'm not sure how I get my current blog transferred over without losing things. I guess that's where I really need help.
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johncruz Premium
Yeah you want to focus on one niche. Cooking mixed in with working from home is not the best idea. However, you have a great grasp on things, so you can definitely learn all you need here.

All you need to do is search (bar above) on any training you need and you will find it there. So for transferring, a simple "how to transfer domain" will get you the training you need.

I do suggest you just go premium and take advantage of everything that the site has to offer so you don't have any problems. Here's a link to one of the trainings on domain transfers. You can also get domains for 99 cents if you want to.
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Grandma1945 Premium
Thanks John I read over the info and its most appreciated. You see I already own my domain name paid for through Wordpress. Because I did not go through Wordpress org I cannot purchase plugins needed for monitization. It is the hosting that I need which I understand I can get through WA. My question is does WA hosting allow me to use the correct plugins to monetize my site the way it needs. That is the question I need to find out but it appears I can't get that answer without getting the premium package. Please excuse my skepticism as I already paid $79 for a "premium" edition from Wordpress dot com only to discover I needed Wordpress dot org. Thanks for the info.
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johncruz Premium
Wow that's really pricey. You can upload and add any plugin you want to your wordpress site here Sandra. No questions asked. I can't believe they don't have that option after you paid that much money!
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Grandma1945 Premium
Perfect that is what I needed to move forward. Thank you.
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johncruz Premium
Glad to help!
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