About Hopeslife
Joined January 2017
Hi everyone, my name is Hope, and I'm addicted to blogging! I can't stop starting blogs. Is this actually a thing? I've been blogging for fun since 2003, but just started looking into monatization in the past year and a half or so.
Hopeslife's Accomplishments
2017
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lakbar12 Premium
Hi, Hope! I'm just dropping by to say "hi and it is nice to meet you. Thank you for allowing me in your network. I've followed back.

I look forward to learning with you and I wish you the best in everything you do. Much success to you ...Have an awesome day!

Kisha
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Hope.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your network. I graciously accept by following you back.

Welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate Online Learning Center.

I have no doubt that you will make good use of everything available here. Good luck to you.

Kindest regards,

Paul.
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hopeslife Premium
Thanks for following back!
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PMindra Premium
Cheers.
Paul.
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TeamIceCream Premium
Hi Hope

I like that name! My Mom always said that as long as one still has hope, much can be accomplished, but if hope is gone... oh boy! So I like that your name is Hope - what a wonderful affirmation.

Thank you for the follow, we are doing likewise. Blogging since 2003 - my goodness, so you are a "professional chatterbox" by now, aren't you? :-) LOL!

I see you have been here at WA for a year now, but it looks like you haven't completed any of the Certification courses yet? Is there anything that I can help you with Hope? Please feel free to send me a PM, I'll be glad to assist.

wishing you all of the very best!

Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)
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hopeslife Premium
Well I'm actually on lesson 8 of the first one so about to complete it. I've actually just been able to come up with niche ideas this year. Yeah, I'm definitely slow lol I don't know why. I'm not hosting my sites here so I'm doing this as I go. I recently had to switch hosts because the one I had was too expensive.
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TeamIceCream Premium
This is not a race, so slow is okay, whatever works for you, as long as you are just working consistently and don't give up hope along the way! :-) And congratulations on being at Lesson 8! Keep going! :-)

Do you know that hosting is included here for free when you are a Premium member (which I see you are)? It is a fairly easy process to move your website over to WA's Hosting and you can host 25 websites here. I just thought I'll mention it, because there are so many advantages included in the membership, that it is easy to miss something. :-)
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hopeslife Premium
Yeah I know it's included here the thing is it isn't the best for someone using a screen reader like I am. I prefer to be able to do most things by hand using cPanel.
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hopeslife Premium
Oh by the way I'm on the second course now yay for me. Thing is, I've already done most of the stuff. I did innitially host here at WA last year. Turns out I'd already completed most everything in level 1 lol.
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TeamIceCream Premium
Oh okay, now I understand! Yes, that makes perfectly sense then. :-) I was just concerned since I was chatting to somebody the other day who has been here for a while, and she missed that she could host for free. But I now understand your scenario. :-)
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TeamIceCream Premium
Oe WOW!! Course 2 already? Well done Hope! You are doing well! :-)
Hmmm... I wonder then why it doesn't show on your profile? Do you tick off the steps or actions at the end of each Lesson?
I am so excited on your behalf, that is great!
Please let me know if I can assist you with anything! Okay? :-)
Wishing you all of the very best Hope!
Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)
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hopeslife Premium
Oh OK. I was initially hosted here last year when I first joined. I had trouble doing a lot of things though. I remember having to delete my first site because I couldn't transfer it to the domain I registered.
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TeamIceCream Premium
Oh no! I'm sorry to hear that! Yes, unfortunately things don't always work the way we want it to. Keep your lovely positive attitude and if there is anything that I can assist you with - please don't hesitate to give me a shout. :-)
Sharlee (Chocolate IceCream)
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kmer6 Premium
Good day to you Hope, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I'm following you back.
Blogging can open a world of new followers and opportunities that can lead to several income sources. By using WA you have access to many tools that will help you create an income stream that will continue to grow.
I'm looking forward to working with you and wish you much enjoyment and success in your online journey.
Ken
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hopeslife Premium
Hi Ken, thanks for following me back! What's weird is that I've been blogging since 2003, but didn't really get into the affiliate/monetization things until last year.
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OldMCSEGuy Premium
Hello hope. I also have been legally blind since birth but it has never stopped me from doing anything. Not only that but I know totally blind people who earn upwards of $1000000 per year. Best of luck to you here.

If you want to make a difference in your life through wealthy affiliate you must go through the certification training.
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hopeslife Premium
I've already started the certification courses, I just need to finish them. Do you know any totally blind affiliates? I mean how do they make $1000000?
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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hopeslife Premium
I'll definitely check out your sites! I'm here to learn from everyone. I really do like the diverse perspectives of everyone here, the founders included.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Hope, nice to hear from you. I look forward to getting to know you my new WA friend. Sorry about the delay in responding but I am a bit slow at the moment. Trying to do too many things at once.

Work hard, have some fun and don’t forget to ask questions.

A very nice boss once told me, ‘Helen, when you ask a silly question everyone else breathes a collective sigh of relief because they don’t have to!’ And that is so true. No question is silly so ask away.

If I can’t help I might be able to point you in the right direction.

Now let us keep in touch.

Ciao
Helen
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hopeslife Premium
Hi Helen, well I think that was an even longer delay from me! i'm back here at WA mostly to learn from everyone in the community.
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DaveSw Premium
Thanks for the add and I have done the same! Good to meet you here and I wish you all the luck in the world! This is a great place and full of people that are all focused on the same thing: Success with online marketing...I am sure you feel the same...Cheers! Dave : )
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hopeslife Premium
You're very welcome Dave! Of course I feel the same about WA, and I love the community!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Noelle and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will surely have realized by now that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 300+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me so thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember - get involved.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
ps
As you are a Christian you might be interested in a blog I published within wealthy affiliate last year.
here is the link below
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hopeslife Premium
Hi Robert, I'll be sure to look through your blog posts, thanks for the follow!
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AfqmBiz Premium
I take this glorious opportunity to welcome, thanks, and appreciate your kind following and networking with me at WA. It may take a bit of your ample time here but it is huge for me. :)

This is also the opportunity for me to know about my networking people briefly.

WELCOME TO W.A & ALL THE SUCCESS IN 2017!
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hopeslife Premium
Thanks for the welcome!
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Loes Premium
Hello Noelle,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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hopeslife Premium
Hi Loes, thanks for the follow! Yeah I've actually seen the list, but haven't had time to go through everything yet.
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Kyle Premium
Noelle, 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 Noelle.
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hopeslife Premium
Lol, I feel like I'm flying through the thing, of course I know I'm not because there are like 3 phases to go. I'm pretty sure I'll get through the first one in a day or 2 though.
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Kyle Premium
So glad you are enjoying everything thus far Noelle, it only gets more and more exciting as you see your business come together. If you ever need a hand with anything moving forward let me know. :)

PS. I really hope you have nothing short of an amazing weekend!
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hopeslife Premium
Thanks for that, me too! Lol I hope I have an amazing weekend, that is.
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Yorktonguy Premium
Hey, Welcome to Wealthy Affiliates. You have to opportunity to change your life. Please feel free to check out my website (on my profile) to see what you can do with the education that you will get through Wealthy Affiliates. Remember, everyone here started where you are, and you have to potential to get where they are. Best of luck on your journey.
-M&E
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hopeslife Premium
Yay thanks for the welcome!
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Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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hopeslife Premium
Hi Kyle, I actually had a couple ideas for niches! My first one was toplists, where I'd list top 10 things, top 10 coffee machines, for instance. My next one was cat training. Like I said in the blog post,I had a cat for 6 months but had so much trouble training him, I had to give him to my parents. I decided on the second niche, because there are a lot of pet-related affiliate programs out there. I might give the first one a try, just for fun though! I really enjoy building sites and starting blogs. Although one thing I'm not is a WP fanatic! I can work with WP but things fail on me for very, very strange reasons sometimes.
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Kyle Premium
Top lists or best ofs' are far too broad. Every niche will have these, so you want to narrow it down to something much more specific.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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