About Halinphilly
Joined December 2015
My name is Hal.
I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA People call it Philly for short).

My skills include video editing, writing, songwriting, music production and some web-building knowledge (a little html, flash, javascript copy and pasting)… you know... just enough to be considered dangerous). I own quite a few internet video marketing tools such as Explaindio, Easy Sketch Pro, Simple Video Pro and Screenflow for Mac. Oodles of doodles, motion backgrounds, royalty free music, some DFY marketing videos for several niches, and a bunch of other "shiny objects"...

Throughout most of 2014, I was recovering from a bout with (Stage 3) colon cancer. During that period, in a brave effort to remain positive and maintain my sense of humor, I often joked with friends that "I was "planning to build an internet empire - as soon as the effect from the radiation and the chemotherapy drugs wear off." Actually, I was only half joking. My intention truly is to earn money online so I can work from anywhere in the world, visit friends, far away places and fulfill my bucket list. When I wrote this profile, the clock was only a few hours away from chiming in 2016… This is the year I finally begin to see results. [RIGHT?]

So, After spending most of 2014 - 2015 in bed studying and learning as much as I could about online video marketing, there are still a few missing pieces of the puzzle as to how all the parts work together. I know it's all very simple once you "see" it. Every once in a while, I have one of those "AHA!" moments. Always look forward to those.

But all of the best tools were useless without knowing how to apply those tools effectively. Many people have succeed online without owning any of the skills, apps or courses I have at my disposal. Finally, at the end of 2015, just before the New Year, I found my way here to Wealthy Affiliate University through a free email course from Ian Pribyl, know around here as Pribs.

Now that I've been here 3/4 of a year, I can honestly say my experiences here, and all of the available training is exactly what I had been looking for! Thanks to all the WA members who have contributed to make this site the amazing resource that it is.

There is one thing I would ask, now that the Stuff For Baby Boomers site matured enough to call it a "real" website - please visit and leave a comment somewhere. There is a comment box on almost every page, so if you read something that compels your to respond, by all means - I would love that.

In the meantime... I look forward to meeting, teaching and learning from many of you as time goes on!
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MizBurke314 Premium
Good morning, Hal! It is good to meet you. Thank you for the follow. I am following you now, too.

I am very glad you survived your battle with cancer. That is so awesome for you!

I appreciate the opportunity to network with you. I have to go and get ready to go to work at my regular job, but I will check out your website after I get out of work today.

Wishing you much future success!

Linda
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PBitzer Premium
Greetings from New Jersey Hal. Sounds like you have many skills that will do you well here. As long as you have your health you have everything you need. I too had cancer and am thriving now , always remembering how much better it feels to be well, not ill. Thanks for the follow and I'll be watching your progress and subsequent successes~ What's your website's url?
Would love to check it out!
Pat B
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halinphilly Premium
Thanks, Patricia,

My site is called Stuff for Baby Boomers. The URL is below my profile picture towards the bottom of the page. Due for a bit of a make-over, especially the home page. Keep me posted!

Hal
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Carson1 Premium
Hey there Hal, greetings from sunny Arizona. Nice to see Philly represented strong here at WA . Enjoyed your bio, while I don't have the Internet knowledge of your back ground I do have a couple of passionate things that I believe I can help folks with to better there lives. I'm working toward making those passions profitable here at WA. with all the great support of the WA community I don't plan to fail that is for sure.ATB Carson 1
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GrannyDear Premium
Hi Hal -:)!

Thank you for including me in your network.

I have read your bio and hold your approach to your physical, mental and emotional health in high esteem.

I wrote so many posts - I bookmarked the page and shall read them asap.

Wishing you all of the success you wish for - Henriette.
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halinphilly Premium
Thank you, Henriette. I appreciate you dropping by to post your greeting on my profile page. I wish all the same things for you and more. If you are serious about this thing called internet marketing, it can serve you well. And with WA, you're not going it alone, but with the help of a community of like-minded individuals. Don't hesitate to ask for help. FInd a good mentor or two and dream big.

To your success!
Hal
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ETZEL Premium
Hello Hal,

Thanks for following me too !

If you wonder if this plan will work depends only on you, I don't even had a pc a few months ago !

ABSOLUTE BEGINNER

I displayed everything to achieve succes in network maketing.

The only problem is to stay focused on your study an to be consistent !

What are your future goals ?

Greets,

Attila
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halinphilly Premium
Looks like you've made the best of having your PC in a very short time. I wish you a great deal of health, wealrh and happiness!
Hal
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ETZEL Premium
The same wishes too !

Greets,

Attila
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ArtKlemme-VC Premium
Hal, You seem are a very valuable asset to the community, it is an honor to be following people who know what community truly is and are willing to help others. I just want to thank you for your commitment and because of people like you I will be striving to do the same.

Art
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halinphilly Premium
Nice of you to say, Art. I know I do try my best to offer as much sage advice as I have in me. I still have more questions than answers, though! We'll never really truly never know all there is.

Wishing you a cornucopia of success in your online adventures!
Hal
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larryeden Premium
I told you it is the best you believe now wont you and you can get all the help you need here I am starting to figure things out to only I think I have to switch computers I got Linux operating system on the other one though good luck to you may god bless
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Hal,

The bit about "shiny objects" is all Chinees to me, I do not know what it means. I got a computer end 2013 against my wish and will. I only used it for emails, photos and following Master classes and Summits on subjects I am interested in.I always say I belong to the hand written letter generation.
This week, in an English weekly on the Costa del Sol, came an article that the combination of virgin olive oil together with tomatoes is very beneficial in fighting Colon Cancer.This you find in the famous cold soup Gazpacho.
Scientists from the University of Almeria came with this news, it is the combination which does it.
I plan to write this as a post for one of my websites.
Thank you for the follow and good luck.

Regards, Taetske
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DKretzman Premium
Hal,
This is awesome. I know I will definitely be trying that out. Just Great! I'm thinking Tony the Tiger right now. LOL! It just amazing the things that can be done. Keep up the awesome work. Donna
I forgot to ask you, Are you a die hard Eagles, Phillys, Flyers, and a Sixers Fan?
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halinphilly Premium
To be honest, I have to say, no. I like sports. Don't love them. My brother Elliot the sports fan got the Eagles football gene. I, being a musician, got the Eagle's Hotel California gene :-)

I moved out to Los Angeles in 1977 and lived there for 28 years. So, my allegiance to Philly's teams - not so much.
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DKretzman Premium
Hal,
Yes, I hear you. I like music much better also. I used to be a football fanatic but the Eagles always seem to get in the playoffs and then blow it. So I don't put much faith in them like I used to.
How did you like the snow??? Brrr?? Keep up the good work.
Donna
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Hal, I have just been reading your profile and it looks like you have been through a lot, but you are still working hard, which is fantastic news. I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts and I wish you every success in what you are doing.

All the best to you Hal, Roy.
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halinphilly Premium
Thanks, Roy!
I just followed you. ack. Looking forward to checking out your website. blogs and training. I'm always looking for good intel about Facebook!

I have a new training about to go up today, showung how to see the screen on your mobil phone or tablet -on a big screen HDTV

Hoping it will help some people out.

Stay on touch and have continued success!

Hal
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply Hal, I'm sure that we can help each other, we are on a great platform for learning about Internet marketing. I wish you every success with your new training that you are putting up and wish you every success.

Enjoy your day and I will catch you soon, Roy.
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GeorgeX Premium
Howdy Hal, wassup? There are some people that you meet that just make a lasting impression on you and you are one of them my friend.
I'm not sure how you found me among all the members here, but I thank you for joining my network and it's an honor to be a part of yours!
I love your website for all of us 'baby boomers', I bookmarked it so I can take it all in when I get the chance.
I look forward to learning from you and interacting with you and all of this wonderful community here at WA.

Continued success, health, and happiness,

George
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halinphilly Premium
Thank you, George. Very kind of you to say. I appreciate you stopping by to follow me back. I just read your first blog, and left a comment. We'll stay in touch. Wishing you health, prosperity and an abundance of mirth!

Hal
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DKretzman Premium
How are you Hal in Philly
I just had to write it that way Lol! Hi. My name is Donna and I am about 45-60 minutes away from you in good old Pottstown, Pa. I hope all is looking up for you here at WA. I wish you all the best with all your endeavors here at WA and in life itself. I am a Registered Nurse that began my journey here about 5 weeks ago to establish an online business and I am learning so much and meeting so many people from all walks of life. This is exactly what I was looking for. I know it can be hard some days, but keep your head up.. Keep in touch! Donna.
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halinphilly Premium
Thank you for stopping by to follow me, Donna. Actually, I'm in Norristown, now - so I think you're only about 20 -30 minutes away. I'll follow you back and leave a comment on your profile page.
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DKretzman Premium
Hal,
I just watched your tutorial "Its easy if you know Hal". Very creative title. Donna
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halinphilly Premium
Thank you. I hope it comes in handy if you start blogging.
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DKretzman Premium
Hal, Already did the alerts Thank you! Will keep you in mind and thanks for offering if, make that when, I get stuck. Lol! Donna
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halinphilly Premium
Have you decided in which niche your first website is going to be dedicated?
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DKretzman Premium
Hal,
Yes. It has to do with passing state boards to become a nurse. I also am going to promote WA . I just have to get the content into my site(s) at this time. I can't wait to start doing this phase of building my site(s). I'm doing a combination of WA training , member training. and also learning about SEO and Keywords right now. Soon to be blogging. Donna
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Chad81 Premium
Thanks for the follow. I’m following you back. If you ever need anything let me know and I'll be glad to help in any way I can! Here's to a great year at WA!

Also, here are my social media links if you would like to follow. I'll follow you back!

https://plus.google.com/104462818693970008221
https://www.facebook.com/OvercomingTheDebtTrap/
https://www.pinterest.com/overcomingdebt/
https://twitter.com/CWilliamson81


All the best!
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halinphilly Premium
Thanks, Chad. I appreciate you following me back. I wish you continued success here at WA.

Hal
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DDarragh Premium
Thanks for following me Hal I am here completing the connection!

Thought your site was great and I left a comment! I missed the Bob Dylan award somehow. Oldtimers disease I guess ;-)

I am definitely enjoying it and learning a lot here at WA!!
Keep on trying new things is the way to go!
I never stop learning and moving forward LOL ;-)

If you check out my websites listed down on the right side of my profile (scroll to bottom) and leave a comment on one of my sites or follow socially I will reciprocate for sure! The activity helps all our marketing efforts!

would love some feedback on my sites if you have the chance

Dennis
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halinphilly Premium
Thanks, Dennis! I appreciate the connection. When I'm at my computer, I'll check out your sites, etc.

Best of success!
Hal
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings from New York!!!

I saw a comment of yours, and decided to follow you. I really respect how you took the time, when your body was experiencing something very traumatic, and used that time to strengthen your mind! Very inspiring indeed!

Hope to be part of your network Hal. May you have continued success!

P.S. That is one cute little doggie in your profile pic! Have you had him/her for a while; he/she looks as if they've been around for some time.
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halinphilly Premium
Luv it! Thank you so much for not only following me, but for taking that little side trip here to my profile page to introduce yourself.

That little doggie in the photo is Cooper. He's about 10 years old now, but I've had him since he was an 8 weeks young puppy. He's my lucky charm. He was curled up on the bed next to me through my entire ordeal when I was recovering from surgery and going through the whole ordeal.

At the moment, he's sound asleep on his doggie bed while I tend to my internet stuff.

I'll finish this on your profile page. Nice to meet you!
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Cooper is a real cutie Hal.....it's funny, but he just has this look like he's been around for a while...that he's seen some things....dogs are the best, I miss not having one.

Well, it seems as if you're full steam ahead Hal!. Looking forward to being a part of your network, so now I'll be able to read your posts!

Give Cooper a hug for me please, and tell him he has a follower, lol!
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MartaBH Premium
Hi Hal
After receiving your comment, I had to read about you, and I am glad that I did.
I hope that the cancer is behind you now. I have cronic pain that I live with everyday, so I feel for anyone who is going through it in their own way.
I am very happy to meet you and I am sure that you enjoy WA just as much as I do.
I will be exciting and interesting to watch it all come together.
Take care and
Good Luck with your Success

Marta
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halinphilly Premium
Oh, I can assure you, that whole two year period was quite an ordeal, Marta If you fill out the contact form on my website, Ill email you the whole Pain in the Butt story.

In the meantime, I wish you tons of success here at WA . Let me know if you need help with anything.

Cheers,
Hal
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GS2 Premium
Wow, you had cancer about the same time as me. I, too, realized that working from home was a good idea. Hope your colon cancer stays away. I had anal cancer and, fortunately, when that one is gone, it's gone.
Good luck with your site, and have a great holiday season.
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halinphilly Premium
Thanks, glad yo survived the big C as well! Stay in touch and have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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jdlovel Premium
I know we are supposed to keep it positive here but I just have to be honest here, man. Honestly? A Squatty Potty?

Anyone who would shell out 30 bucks for something so absurd has got to be the biggest mooche on the internet! when I first saw this, I thought to myself, you gotta be kidding me!
Are you for real! The advertisement is as gross as they come!
Man you ought to be ashamed of yourself for trying to push this crap!

But then I said, what the heck, money back guarantee, what do I have to lose?

I'll tell you what I had to lose....but not here. AS a colon cancer survivor, I can say this is the best 30 bucks I have ever spent. It feels a little weird at first because I am a little overweight but man, I know this sounds stupid, I love my squatty potty. Oh my gosh man, did I really say that?
Thanks again, Hal
be Blessed as You continue to seek ways to bless others,

JD Loveland
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halinphilly Premium
I love mine like its like a member of the family!
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jdlovel Premium
I'm rather close to mine as well
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