About IMc
Joined November 2014
Hi everyone.

My name's Ian, English guy, late 40s. I live on an island in Thailand where I have a guesthouse, a couple of dogs and a laid back lifestyle :-)

I've set up two successful websites over the years, one is 15 years old, the other 11 years old. And both make pretty good money through the selling of services rather than actual products. This is despite me knowing very little about marketing, and despite them not being set up with a specific aim of making money. But I know how to write informative and amusing content, which is what people seem to enjoy reading and Google likes ranking.

I've never tried making a site who's aim is specifically to sell a product. In the past couple of months I've been looking around at ways to begin the process of learning about how to do this. I looked into Black Hat sites and was tempted but I know from my own experience that putting time and effort in and building a site up slowly wins in the long run.

So, having spent a bit of time Googling it seems that Wealthy Affiliate is the way to go. Why not give it a shot? I signed up for WA to see where it leads me.

I figured the worst case scenario is that I learn something I can apply to my existing sites to make them more profitable.

Day 1 . . 17 Nov 2014 . . .Here goes . . .
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1) $300 - 500 / month would be great. It'd be spending money to replace my phone, tablet, camera when I want.

2) $3000 - 5000 / month and I'd be very happy. Might not be enough for non-stop partying and a champagne-filled jacuzzi, but it's plenty for a quiet life here on the island. :-)

3) I spend quite a lot of time online, although a lot of it isn't that productive. So spending 2-3 hours a day isn't a problem for me. I can easily devote more time if required.
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1) $300 - 500 / month would be great. It'd be spending money to replace my phone, tablet, camera when I want.

2) $3000 - 5000 / month and I'd be very happy. Might not be enough for non-stop partying and a champagne-filled jacuzzi, but it's plenty for a quiet life here on the island. :-)

3) I spend quite a lot of time online, although a lot of it isn't that productive. So spending 2-3 hours a day isn't a problem for me. I can easily devote more time if required.
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Simowatto Premium
ive got 12-14 hrs coz im disabled dya reckon that is any good?
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Verina Premium
Excellent goals! You are realistic and know what do you want.
It remains only to realize it. I wish you good luck!
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LeoL Premium
Some realistic goals there. You will be able to achieve it soon! All the best!
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Kyle Premium
You absolutely can and you will achieve these goals (and likely beyond) Ian! Dedicate yourself to your goals and take action on what you learn here. Action leads to success and I have never seen anyone fail that doesn't quit.

I look forward to working with you and do let me know if you need a hand along the way. :)
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Hi Ian ... Thanks for the message and the time an effort U've put into your message .. So ur in Koh Chang with a Guest House , cool, so U.ll be forever a latter day Robinson Crusoe .. Haha I know Tony down there with 15 palms Altho not seen him for a while the Nob... Haha...

Yes I know what ur saying about the pattaya r.e. there's loads at it and don't trust most of em and been here longer than them! But I do have one good friend in the business there and we have discussed this already ... But as U said the cycling, u reccomend, yes I agree more interesting than selling condos! Boring! I also hav e some rappour with one of the bes t shops down there and I have noticed the cyling scene has grown in pattaya alone tremendously . Think may give this a shot over the R.est...
Are we allowed to exchange emails on here btw ? Ok have to go now hope to chat further..
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WhyNotWander Premium
Hello! Thank you very much or your help last night. It has me on my way with a solid idea.

What are your two sites you have running? I would love to view them.

Thanks
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AppleofGold Premium
Great Bio Ian! Please follow me back. Thanks, Lynne
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PAULttk333 Premium
Hello Ian, your post '....data nerds' is really very useful
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Goson Premium
Hi, Ian. It is so nice to know you are in Thailand.
I would like to be in your network. Have a nice day.
Goson
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verazhelvis Premium
Hi Ian
Thanks for folowing me.
Wish you a lot of success here at WA! :)
Vera
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LindaRiel Premium
Hi Ian,
just found a comment from you posted on Jim-bo's post. Very helpfull advise not just to him of course, but to many others here. Thanks for that. Will be following you to see what you are up to.
Linda
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Ian, how are you?) Hope you are fine and everything is great with your business progress ). I've recently followed you in WA.

My site is about technology and since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my network and your following back )
Here is my links and I would be happy to have you in my social networks too (If you like of course : ) ). Also if you leave me your social network links; I'll be able to following you back.

Here is mine:
Google: https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
Facebook: http://goo.gl/Plbnhj
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

Wish you great success in your online business,

Best,
Ali
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MKearns Premium
Good to see you back active in the community Ian. Did you spend your entire 2 year hiatus in Thailand? Returning your follow and wishing you the best!
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MPollock Premium
Hi, Ian. Thanks for following. wish you great success.
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greenvee Premium
Hi Ian,
just wonderng if you know whether this information is still actual. I am looking for a way to automatically add my posts to my google plus account (which is a bit of a challenge for me at the moment anyway :) )
thanks

sounds like you made it in Thailand,
wishing you all the best
lovely country!
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Swangirl Premium
Hello Ian, I saw your comment on someone's post and it seems you have good advice to give, hence my follow here. It sounds like you are doing well online!
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philaccardo Premium
Hi:
Ive seen your interesting sites about thailand. Dreaming to go there one day, or soon (will read more of your posts).
Please can you tell me where to find training about creating small Amazon sites?
Thanks
Best
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IMc Premium
Take a look at : https://marketever.com/make-money-amazon-affiliate-niche-site/ - that should give you enough actionable info to get started.
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philaccardo Premium
Thank you man I think I could find good information there (just took a quick glance).
By the way: what is the most convenient place to live in in Thailand? (good quality of life-beauty of landscape-cost affordability ratio).
Best/Phil
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stevecox Premium
Ian - So very good to meet you. I look forward along with Tim and Mike and Rick and all the others to working with you.

All the best, Steve
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Dreamer56 Premium
Hey Ian we have been crossing paths good to meet you. Thanks for adding me to your team. Looking forward to working with you.
See you out there,
Tim
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Ultimateless Premium
Hi Ian, I am pretty sure I have followed you before...not sure how I fell off your band wagon?!
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Jim-Bo Premium
commented on your air bed post

don't know if it went through, though as I can't see the "your comment is awaiting approval" message. luckily i copied and pasted it first, just to be sure so I can attempt again.

can u check it?
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IMc Premium
Thanks. Comments always go into moderation first. I never bother with them - so haven't checked that site for a month or two. :-)
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cosmicradio Premium
Hello Ian-Thanks for following me. Best wishes!-Rick
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JY2018 Premium
Hi Ian,

Thank you for answering the question. Your answer is duly noted.

Best Regards,

John.
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veselda7 Premium
Hi Ian your answer to my question about hotelscombined really encouraged me, that I did not loose all my money from such investment. Thank you very much for your kind help! Would you mind to chat sometime for a while about how to select which audience to target on facebook?
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jastewart Premium
Hi Ian - your profile boosts my confidence. Like you I know very little about marketing (in fact, what I've learned here on WA in 2 months is all) - but I can write informative and amusing articles, so that's what I'll concentrate on!
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GeoffGS Premium
Hello Ian. Sounds like your sites will go through a vast improvement as you finish the trainings. Thanks for reaching out. Geoff. The friendly fisherman :)
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BooBish Premium
It sounds like a nice life for your dogs, Ian. I sponsor a dog in Thailand via Soi Dog. Soi Dog is considered one of the best charities to contribute to. Would give more if I could afford to. One reason to want to earn more money, to give to charities that are effective.
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BillDugger Premium
Hello Ian I found your article look at why my Mac is running so slow. I hope to find the answer soon in the meantime I am just looking. I like you lifestyle.
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SamiWilliams Premium
Thank you for adding me to your network Ian,
The future holds great things!
Sami
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stephhill Premium
Hi Ian:

Thank you for helping me with my question regarding doing a site-wide search and replace. I am on my way to try out the two plug-ins you suggested. I am gong to get the redirection plug-in first and then try the second one if that does not work.

I really cannot thank you enough for taking the time to help me.

Steph
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soucss Premium
Hi IMc, was so glad to see in your profle 'putting time and effort in building a site up slowly wins in the long run', that's the approach I've taken. I get discouraged at times but am glad to know the it works, cheers, Sylvie :)
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RandellD Premium
Hi Ian,
I love the Iquana. Sounds like you are havin' a ball in Thailand. Congratulations on your longstanding web successes. Following you now. All the best at WA
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PeterWolf Premium
Hey Ian, as one of my followers I was wondering if you could take the time to read my post and leave a comment on my site. Site comments are a great way to drive traffic. I will respond in kind once I see your link.
Thanks and take care:)
Peter
http://thesimpleretiree.com/2015/12/06/best-jobs-for-retirees-what-are-they/
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dstaple1490 Premium
Hello, I cannot find the blog you did on How to Get Backlinks. Can you help me out please? Thanks, Dave.
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betcha Premium
Hi Ian, 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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Sheila50 Premium
Welcome Ian,
Thank you for the follow and following you back! Hope you have great success!
Sheila
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GregKey Premium
Hi Ian, I've just visited your site http://www.koh-mak.com/ and I've noticed that there is something wrong with your top menu when you are scrolling down the page. I've just thought that you would like to check this out.
Greg
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Joekaprod Premium
Good looking out Greg! I hope he gets it checked soon.
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JasonGB Premium
Thanks for the follow, following you back and looking forward to seeing your success.
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AwesomeWoman Premium
Thailand looks lovely. Thanks again for the tip for the SEO, guide! I look forward to learning and succeeding with you here! ~ t
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ConeyM Premium
Thanks Ian for the follow. Likewise, I reciprocated. To our success here at WA.....cheers!
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LLiu Premium
Hi Ian, so very nice to meet you and thank you for adding me to your network, and I am adding you to mine.
I wish you every success on your journey here at WA.
If I can be of help just let me know and I will too.

Warmest wishes,

Linda :)
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dickw Premium
Hi Ian and welcome to our group. Thank you for the follow and my best wishes for major success for you. I am now following you...Dick
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Martstervt Premium
Thanks for following I am following back. I wish you continued success at WA.

Marty
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mijareze Premium
Hi! Thank you for adding me to your network!
Ed
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MudreM Premium
Hi Ian and thank you for following back. I wish you an interesting journey online and best of luck at WA!
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kennick2015 Premium
Hi Ian and thanks for the follow. I have returned the compliment. I wish you all the best in achieving your goals here at WA. Good luck. Ken.
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BelieveItYes Premium
Thank you for following me Ian ! =) I'm looking forward to working with you!
Have a lovely day
Sarah
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ElisaGunnar Premium
Love it that you're living in Thailand...always have said that I want to live in a shack on a beach! For the moment in Canada and thankful that I live by the water here, but warmer climates certainly do tantalize! Looked at your web sites, and you've done a great job with those. I'm trying to get more tech savvy and make more of an on line presence so that I can also be more mobile! See you in WA travels Ian :)
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krazykat Premium
Hi Ian
Thank you for returning my follow.
I wish you the very best in your ongoing WA journey
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Dgegegegwg Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian! And for the (free) low tech anti spam advice.
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IMc Premium
Haha. No worries Chris - Low tech is often best :-)
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JanK88 Premium
Hi Ian, nice meeting you and thanks for your kind advice to my question. Have a great day :)
~Jan
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Anh Premium
Hi Ian, I stumbled through your profile and though you are a pretty cool guy, I look forward to hear more from you in the community. Cheers!
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Lady May Premium
Hey welcome it's an honor to meet you! Blessings & good luck to you. Sharon
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roger19 Premium
Hello Ian:

Thanks a lot for following me. This is greatly appreciated. I read your Profile and was really impressed because you're a veteran in this online business, especially with 2 websites under your belt. Thank you also for your encouragement and advice regarding sticking with WA and allowing it to make a success in this online business, with all the video training they offer, especially when being the new Pemium membership I recently purchased. I wish you all the very best in all your goals. (I was gonna say ". . . I wish you all the best of luck. . . " but we both know that "luck" plays a small part of success; it's mostly one's own dedication and devotion to learning as much and as fast as possible all there is to know about this online business provided by WA. You learn by actually doing what's needed to be done, rather than just "wishing" for success to magically "drop into your lap!" It doesn't happen this way--ever! Roger19
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Thischick Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow. How are things going with you here on WA?
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Pisquali Premium
Hi Ian and thanks for following, how nice living in Thailand, I'd love to get back to SEA myself. Hope it's going well for you here at WA.
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JAHBOBCLATO Premium
Man. .you know how to do it.
Welcome. You can teach us a few things.
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gardenguy Premium
Hi Ian.....just read thru your bio. How's it going. I'm new here, but I also am wanting to build product related web sites. Will be interested in how you are doing.
Wayne (gardenguy)
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PeterShelton Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian. I enjoy reading your blogs
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Timard Premium
Belated welcome to WA Ian, and to our awesome community. Wealthy Affiliate is everything it says it is and more! Thanks for the follow and all the best on your new journey here. I hope this will make a big change in your life.
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Jim-Bo Premium
Hey there, I'm here in Thailand too!
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native33 Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian. Wishing you all the best.

Josh
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Mark1957 Premium
Hi there Ian, thanks for the follow, it's much appreciated.
Mark
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jaytech Premium
Hello Ian, thanks for the follow it's a pleasure to meet you. I hope you're enjoying your time here at Wealthy Affiliate and I wish you every success.
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Prestones Premium
Hi Ian - great to bump into you here at WA. It looks like you've got a friendly shoulder to perch on there ;)

I'm looking forward to hearing more about how you do what you do, and what you're looking forward to doing in the future. Enlighten me!

For my part, I'll try not to make any suggestions that are illegal, immoral, or fattening.

<chuckle>

Dennis
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MLozanova Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for following! You seem to live in an amazing place -an island!! All the best with your business and online studies! Cheers☺
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I am going to be spending a little time over here looking at your writings. I enjoyed what you wrote in your last post about establishing credibility.

I couldn't help but notice the thatched roof in the background and that got me curious, so I came over here to read your bio, and Thailand explained it.

I have this feeling I'm going to get some wisdom from what you've got here, just in how you write.
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EmmaVicM Premium
Hey Ian, I know your site http://iamkohchang.com, it's great. I'm working on starting a travel site now.
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sade1 Premium
Hi Ian, great websites, love Thailand. And your Koh Chang website and is Rough Guide recommended. How awesome! I'm a newbie, thinking about doing something travel related too. ;)
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marwil Premium
Amazing to be in the Top 100... thank you for all your hard work!
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Nelson35a Premium
Hi Ian, thought I would follow you as I'm doing a travel/holiday related site. I like your sites and that's a very nice looking guest house you have there. All the best, Neil
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PaulOsborne Premium
Thanks for connect Ian. Heres to massive success.
Paul
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bandrews Premium
Thank you for the follow Ian.
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TheOldSilly Premium
Thanks for the follow, and here's wishing you much success.
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Baker9903 Premium
I'm interested in learning from you. You sound like you have a great grasp for what you are doing. I hope for the best in your journey, and can't wait to see what you can do.
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ajarn is by far the best website I have seen on here so far. Just wanted to let you know.. Going back to it now.
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IMc Premium
Thanks for that. I can't take all the credit, an old friend handles the day to day running of that site now. I lurk in the background. :-)
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kbess Premium
Can't wait to learn some great things from your experience.
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Internetgranny Premium
Hi Ian. Just came across such a helpful post of yours that I looked at your profile and am following you. Great to hear that you are doing well.
~Isabella
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IMc Premium
Thanks Isabella
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gainonline Premium
Hi Ian ! Thanks for the follow. You seem to doing well and all the best to you.
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REaston Premium
Thanks for following, I look forward to watching your progress.
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laminar Premium
thanks for the following ,best of luck
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michaal Premium
Thanks for the follow, Ian. I wish you all the best.
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dougbeney Premium
" I live on an island in Thailand where I have a guesthouse, a couple of dogs and a laid back lifestyle"

That's amazing! You started a site 15 years ago? I don't think youtube was even around back then haha. What got you into Internet marketing at the time? Even today it seems like IM is a little known topic to the general population. If the idea of making a living off websites is still not a widely believed "career", I can't imagine what it was like back then.
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IMc Premium
Mostly down to luck and just sticking it out. If you can keep a site going for a few years I'm sure you'll make money pretty much regardless of what your niche is. Persistence is a the main attribute you need. You pick up the rest gradually as you go along.
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DBouliane Premium
In the Omega template, anyone know how to move the "comments" link from above the post, to below the post.
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DoubleTap Premium
Hey there Ian, thank you for the follow... back at ya'! I sure would love to hear more from ya' on 'selling of services' and all ya' know about that. I've been thinking about building a website for that purpose!
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lhommedecoss Premium
Thanks for the follow. I wish you all success in 2015.
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irondam Premium
Thank you for following Ian. I will be checking out your sites. I wish you further success!
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MarvH Premium
Hi Ian, Glad to have you with us
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ar20746 Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow. I look forward to working with you. To your success. Joze
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amathews Premium
Hello Ian. Thanks for the follow.
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Dfishell Premium
Your websites are fabulous! Really like the ajarn site. Very professional with lots of ads already. Are those paid ads or affiliates? You are certainly way ahead of the curve. The Island site did not scroll down properly, but that may have been my computer. Happy New Year!
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IMc Premium
There are no affiliates on the Ajarn site. That was tried but didn't really work. Money comes form some paid ads and job postings.
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AAFitch Premium
Hello Imc (Ian), I want to Thank You for following me here at Wealthy Affiliates. I joined WA 11-14-14, so I am not much more knowledgeable about internet marketing than you are. However, I have found some excellent people to follow that I believe you can definitely learn from. Allow me to introduce you to the following; Kyle, Carson, AngelaHall, Labman, CC1, TJ Books, PerryR,; there are several more members who are not on the Ambassadors list that I can not pull their names out of my brain, right now. All of these people have extended their friendship and their knowledge to me. Tons of Kudos to all of them. As you continue your studies, there is no doubt, you will find many other capable and willing members who can help you. I have learned that it is important to ASK QUESTIONS! This fact is true, if you do not ask questions concerning your problems or tuff spots, than you are making a big mistake. Last of all; you can see that I am pretty happy that I found this place. So, put a smile on your face, you’re going to enjoy these associations and the internet marketing success. See ya, AAFitch
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Gordi Premium
Thank you for the follow. So, with websites so old, how often do you add new content? Or do you just change up some of the old posts?
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IMc Premium
The Ajarn site only gets new content every couple of weeks. But the job postings are continually updated. For the http://iamkohchang.com site, i add new content at least every week. Sometimes repeating old posts but with new photos or a different angle. I don't just change the date. The pages - rather than posts - get updated whenever there's something worth mentioning. Usually every few months.
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Ian for the follow and many blessings to you here at Wealthy Affiliate. I hope you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy and "Wealthy" New Year here with the training, support, and website hosting at Wealthy Affiliate!

If you have the time or wish to, you can check out my blog posts on my profile page. I blog about ways to help you build a better website and best practices here at WA. I also post an entertaining and/or humorous blog every Sunday. Enjoy!
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Jackiex4 Premium
Hello Ian
Sounds as if you have a lovely lifestyle.
Thanks for the follow and I'm following back
Take care
Jackie
x
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sunfreeman Premium
Hi Lan,

Nice to meet you. Do you still live in Thailand?

I live in Bkk. Anything keep in touch : )

This new year i might go to south for holiday. hehe
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IMc Premium
Hi.. Yes, i live on Koh Chang. Used to live in Bangkok years ago and still have a house there but now only visit for shopping or to see friends.
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Jonicas Premium
Hello Ian,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.

Thank you for the follow and I am following you back.

I wish you the very best of success.
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ar20746 Premium
You seems to me that you master the business.
This is the reason why I follow you. :)
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IMc Premium
No, definitely not a master. You'll find better people to learn from when it comes to affiliate marketing - that is new to me.
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mechidor Premium
Hi IMC,thank you for the follow , and wish you good continuation.
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santy Premium
Hi Lan thank you for the follow. Regards
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gadifi Premium
thanks for the follow and best of luck to you in WA
cheers
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MMcConnell Premium
Thank You for your following Ian, Happy Holidays.
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Electra-5150 Premium
Thanks Ian, for the follow just now and replying to my thread which is a question i must ask for the Bootcamp course, lesson 9.
Glad to be on your network here at Wealthy Affiliate & wish you the very best of success going forwards.
Cheers.
Pete.
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Rochelle1 Premium
Thanks for the follow, following you back. You have an advantage over most of us, with two profitable websites. So the ride for you here at WA should easy! I wish you the best!
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GregHall1961 Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian I have reciprocated.
Cheers
Greg
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LookingUp Premium
Hi Ian. Thanks for the follow. All the best to you.
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dhicks35 Premium
Ian, Thank you for the follow and for all of your help. I returned the favor...All the best
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BrooklynPhil Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow, right back at you. Looks like you've been busy. All the best. Phil
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Larry MaC Premium
Thank you for the connection and welcome to WA. You will do well here I am sure.
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Brez Premium
Hi English guy. Thanks for the follow, right back at ya. I would like my site to be informative and humorous, I am working towards that goal. Best of luck and hang loose.
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Kingfisher Premium
Hi Ian
You sound as though you lead an idyllic lifestyle. I'm sitting here in Liverpool, and it's freezing outside. :-( Live long and Prosper mate!
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IMc Premium
I can sympathize with you. I used to live in Manchester. A bit too grey, cold and wet for my liking for about 10 months a year.
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tribe82 Premium
Thanks for the follow!
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tajord Premium
Hello Ian,

Nice to meet you and thanks for the connection. I hope you have your expectations met or exceeded here at WA, it's really a great community, one you'll soon be sure to find out for yourself.

Best wishes to you and your success.
Ty
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erashallbe Premium
Thanks for the follow. I left a comment on your site.
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abigail11 Premium
Hi Ian, thank you for connecting at WA. I look forward to sharing and inspiring each other during the journey. Wishing you great success. :)))
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Garden77 Premium
Hey there, hope all's well. Thanks for the follow
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KLewis Premium
Hello again out to you lan,Thanks for the follow,Right back to you.Ken
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SoupGypsy Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. You have arrived at the best value money can buy within. It is a productive, educational, fun and magical place to learn how to build and operate your own online business. Just follow the program and work very hard. Your dreams will come true...it's all up to you.
Remember there is no finish line so enjoy the journey.
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IMc Premium
Thanks for the wise words.
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mama2karsten Premium
Greetings Ian, thank You for adding me to your network. I wish you much success at WA. You have come to the right place to learn how to build an online business. do the lessons, ask questions, work hard, be patient… it takes time to build your dream. :) Julie
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lillakiara Premium
Hi Ian! Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. Wishing you great success and lots of fun, Kristina
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Infiniteally Premium
Thanks for following Ian... living on an island sounds so peaceful ☺
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IMc Premium
It is. Although it's nice to take the occasional trip to civilisation. ☺
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AWinspear Premium
Thanks for the follow. Looking forward to learning from you. have a wonderful day
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AWinspear Premium
Is that an iguana on your shoulder?
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IMc Premium
Just a small one
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AWinspear Premium
I have one as well. I love them they are great.
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vork Premium
Hi ian, thanks for following me. I am amazed by the age of your existing websites. It must have been pretty tricky to create websites in those days. What software did you use?
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IMc Premium
Originally I used Microsoft Frontpage to make sites. But switched to WordPress a few years ago. The Ajarn.com site uses a custom made CMS, not wordpress, now.
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johncruz Premium
Thanks for the follow man and welcome to WA! I see you have some time under your belt, so maybe we can learn from each other!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for the follow Ian, it sounds like you have an interesting life! It is good that you already have a couple of websites promoting services and that you are able to write good content! I would say that you have massive potential to do well!
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IMc Premium
Thanks Roy. Learning new stuff every day here.
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Janne444 Premium
Thanks for the follow. Best of luck!
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Leonardo2 Premium
Hi Ian, Thanks for the follow! hope you are having a great time here at WA! For sure i will learn a lot from you! If i will be of any help just let me know.
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footprints10 Premium
Hi Ian, Greetings to you from Cyprus, I'm also English, my partner is Philippine her sister and daughter both work in Bankok Thailand as teachers. Our aim is to get back to the Philippines for a while then to Thailand. Thanks for the follow, I will read your blogs and take a look at your websites young man ha ha ha.
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MarieKi Premium
Thanks for the follow! Following you back. Great that you already have successful websites. I wish you success with your new site.
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tommydillard Premium
Thank you for following me and good luck here.
God Bless
Tommy
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judebanks Premium
Thanks for adding me, Ian. Your sites are great! We are lucky to have you in our community. I'm sure WA will fill in any of the missing pieces you need to move your businesses forward. Much progress and success! ~Jude
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IMc Premium
Thanks Jude. I hoping to learn more about the affiliate marketing side of things here.
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hmasters Premium
Ian, really neat web sites and a life that looks fabulous! Welcome to WA. I think you will find it all you are hoping it will be and more. Best wishes to you.
Harold
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IMc Premium
Thanks Harold. wa is living up to expectations ☺
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lindasea Premium
Hello Ian!!!

It is so awesome that you found WA. With your desire and having already been managing sites for yourself and I can only imagine what great things you will bubble to the surface.

Love the fact that you have an impressive blog list already here in the community.

Whoo Hooo!

AND you found Nathaniel...me too. I really appreciate his insights and support.

Looping forward to you creations now.

Linda
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rebeccas Premium
Hello Ian! I am happy to connect with you.Thanks for the follow! I wish you a prosperous journey as you build your dream for online success. Let me know how I can help you. ~Rebecca

P.S. When you get a minute, here is a training resource to help you:
https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/show-me-the-moneyhow-to-quickly-identify-your-online-money-making-niche
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IMc Premium
Thanks for the link Rebecca, very useful.
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Nik12 Premium
Hello Ian, thank you for the follow!
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cskrasniak Premium
Nice to meet you Ian, must be fun living in Thailand. Hope the food is good, you don't eat like grubs and scorpions and stuff like the guy on Bizzare foods. Good luck to ya.
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IMc Premium
I try to give the bugs a miss. A bowl of muesli is still a better start to the day than a deep fried cricket or two.
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kmer6 Premium
Hello Ian my name is Ken and I thank you for the follow. I'm following you back because you already have a proven track record with websites. Its quite simple. Just follow the lessons here, more of a refresher course for you but you will be successful. I will let you teach me the art of getting attention with my writing and WA and myself will teach you affiliate marketing. Success to you!
Ken
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soulja90 Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for joining and I'm sure we can all benefit from your real life marketing experience as well. All the best!
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StubearBlack Premium
Hey man do you have any advice for me? Great profile by the way!
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PhyllisE1 Premium
Hi Ian and welcome to WA and to my network of friends/family. You're going to love it here. God bless you!!!
Phyllis
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rwagener Premium
Thanks for the follow. Was at Ko Samet last month lol.
All the best. Hope you are enjoying the training and guidance as much as I am. Richard
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SharonAllen1 Premium
Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA.
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Jim-WMP Premium
Thanks for connecting with me Ian.
All the best, Jim
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gohealthy Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow. Glad to be connected. You seemed to be quite involved in the internet marketing. All the best in your endeavours.
Norleila
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Alan Hocking Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian

Wishing you every success in your new ventures here at WA :)
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SowAndReap Premium
Hey Ian, thanks for the follow and wish you lots of success :)
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Judy-B Premium
Hi Ian,
Nice to meet you and welcome to WA. I think you have found the right place. Sounds like you are already successful in making money online. I'm trying to get to that point, but it does take time. Trying to be patient and work at it and follow the lessons provided here. I think we could learn from you as well.
Thank you for the follow and I have returned the favor. Best wishes. :)
Judy
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Bill67 Premium
HI it is nice to meet you Thank you for the follow best wishes for your success in internet marketing
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Robert-A Premium
Hi. I thought I was following you. Checked and it seems I wasn't. Hard to keep up with all the requests sometime but its done now.
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whitsunday Premium
Ian I am afraid that the worse case scenario IS definitely going to happen. Welcome to WA. Go well from janelle.
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JeremyHillis Premium
wow your websites are amazing!!!
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IMc Premium
Thanks Jeremy. If you want to see what they looked like back in the old day, try Wayback Machine. They didn't look so amazing 10 years ago. :-)
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JeremyHillis Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian and welcome to WA
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jazminf Premium
Hello Ian, Welcome to WA and thank you for the follow. Looking forward to looking at your writing style. Wish you all the best:)
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IMc Premium
Thanks Jazmin. For the niche site i'm doing I'm trying to be a friendly financial advisor. Something i know nothing about. Wish me luck :-).
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jazminf Premium
Awesome, Wish you the best:)
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JeanR Premium
Hi Ian, Welcome to WA and Thanks for the follow. Enjoy Much Success...
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apache1 Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian appreciated. Wishing you further success here in WA.
Take care
Andre
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glycogen Premium
I think you are in the right place Ian. Your existing websites will, I think, become much more profitable and you can also build new ones!
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mrpeter Premium
Hello Ian and thanks for the follow. I wish you great success here at WA!
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jvranjes Premium
Hi Ian, thanks. Your sites look so impressive. Great to see you here. Jovo
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hildacbg Premium
Thanks for the follow. I wish you great success in everything you do. Blessings!
Hilda
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IMc Premium
Thanks Hilda.
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BenORourke Premium
Hello Ian, you should be very comfortable with what you learn here. You have a great head start. Best wishes for the future and glad to be part of your network.
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Mantispath Premium
Your sites are nice. I hope you learn something here. I had a play website back in the early 2000s, but it never made me any money, it was just for fun. It was up about 5 or 6 years and then I lost my domain host and just let it die. I just started building my first niche website a little over a month ago. It has been a fun process, but I am definitely a newbie, and very much look up to you for what you already know and have accomplished. I really hope your stay here adds to what you already have going for you.
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IMc Premium
Thanks. But i know as much / as little as you about affiliate amrketing, so we're in this together. Only I started a little after you. But if you need any help with Wordpress etc then I'm happy to help out.
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KatieMac Premium
Thank you for the follow wish you every success
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alanh Premium
Hi,
Welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow, the very best to you. Have a great day!
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BobBarr Premium
Thanks for the follow, Ian -- following you back. You've done quite an impressive job on your sites. All the best to you.
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IMc Premium
Thanks Bob. You looked like an interesting guy to follow with all your software experience.
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jonw Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for following. WA will quickly help you polish your online skills, welcome here with us. (-: Jon
If you haven't done so yet Ian, access Jaaxy ASAP, sign up as an affiliate & or invest in it. An amazing tool there!!
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Terry661 Premium
Welcome and thank you for the follow. You can fill in the blanks here with no problem.
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mkobo Premium
Hi, thanks for the experience sharing which is a learning process and willing to tap more from your experience. Thanks for the follow IMC
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llopez Premium
Hello Ian. Welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow. I am following you back.
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islandcat7 Premium
Thanks for the follow.
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JSmith62 Premium
Hello Ian, Thank you very much for your follow, I am very pleased to meet you here in the WA community, I am looking forward to following you with all your experience in the online business world. I just upgraded my membership and truly feel I'm in good company to find some level of success in building some business that will let me be in charge of my own time, At any rate, glad to be here with you and best wishes for your continued success. :)
Joel
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hilarybassak Premium
thanks for the follow I'm sure you'll find some goodies here
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ajmmdm1983 Premium
Hello Ian, Thanks for your follow and let me welcome you and your little green friend to WA community.
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rob3 Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow. Here's wishing you success at WA and look forward to seeing you around the community.
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IMc Premium
Thanks Rob. I saw your varied websites and you looked like an interesting guy to follow. :-)
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rob3 Premium
Did the same on yours, so do you!

Really liked your TEFL & travel sites. I'm planning a trip to Vietnam in Feb 2015, any suggestions or recommendations? Would love to re-visit Thailand one day after 30 years!
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atlanticus Premium
Hi Ian, Welcome to WA, and thanks for the follow. You will definitely be able to improve the profitability of your sites by following the training here. Best wishes and much success.
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IMc Premium
Thanks. I'm trying to follow most of the Top 200. People like yourself are the best to learn from going forward.
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GWaldron Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow. You have website building experience already. I am working on my first ever building one. Good luck and success and I am following you.
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IMc Premium
Thanks. If you need any help with WordPress let me know. But as far as affiliate marketing goes we're both newbies.
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rosieM Premium
Welcome to WA! I thank you for the follow; your sites are awesome...you will be able to find even more ways to monetize here, and if you go Premium you can host unlimited sites! Word to the wise, take advantage of the upcoming Black Friday deal at WA! You can't beat an annual membership of $299 with everything WA has to offer.....
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IMc Premium
Hi Rosie. I just upgraded to Annual Premium. Looks like you're involved in a lot of niches. I'm just trying to get my head round my first affiliate site ☺
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rosieM Premium
Thank you for the compliment, I'm glad you upgraded...you're going to be glad you did this....to your success!
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MisterWailor Premium
Hi Ian,
Thanks for following. Thailand must be very hot.
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IMc Premium
Thanks. It's getting into winter here now, so a bit cooler today about 90F :-)
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bestofluck Premium
Your website is professional and easy to navigate. I just built by first website 3 months ago and still learning. My goal is to generate $10,000 a month from affiliate marketing and consulting service. Hopefully, I will buy a private island somewhere and a private jet by 35.
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IMc Premium
That's a nice goal to have. I've just followed you, so I'm expecting a ride in the jet in 10 years time. ☺
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GFHaze Premium
Ian,

Welcome to WA and thanks for the follow.

I think you may find what most serious IM folks have found here at WA, this is simply the best learning platform available online.

I checked out, http://ajarn.com/ while I did not drop a comment, I did G+ you.
Your site was well done and in what I must presume is a very hot niche in Thailand as elsewhere in the world.

Keep up the great job Ian, my best,

Gary
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IMc Premium
Many thanks Gary
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roger19 Premium
Hello Ian: I am really impressed with all the blogs you posted and I see that you're way ahead of the WA game! I just joined WA six days after you, but you've already got a 15-year old website already, plus another one going for you. That's just awesome. Your blogs are very interesting and also inspiring, and it's really great to see how other WA members are actually doing; something I'd never have known had I not joined WA in the first place. Wishing you all the best in your endeavors. Roger
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IMc Premium
Cheers Roger. Same for me. It's fun to see other people's sites and their choices of niches. Some great ideas.
Pretty sure with the WA training you wont have to take years to make some good money. It's not magic, but the knowledge will help speed up the process of making a site profitable. Also now there's way more sites than a decade ago which in itself makes it harder to get noticed unless you know what you are doing.
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JewelCarol Premium
Hi Ian, very nice to meet you here and hope to connect with you.:) I sincerely wish you great online success!! :)
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ryjo1985 Premium
Thanks for the follow:)
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Sui_generis Premium
Welcome to WA, Ian and thank you for following me. WOW, you're starting out way ahead of the game and I'm sure you'll do very well. I look forward to working with you.
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IMc Premium
I have more experience making sites than a lot of people here. But when it comes to affiliate marketing, I know nothing. Which is what I want to learn. So, still going through the training slowly. Trying not to skip stuff I think I know because already I'm finding a lot of new, interesting things to learn and lots of great blog posts from people with way more knowledge than me.
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Kathy331 Premium
Hi Ian, thanks for the follow :)
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MozMary Premium
Thanks for the follow! Looks like WA will be a great asset to what you've got going there already!
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1sourcebiz Premium
Thanks for the follow Ian and it looks like you`ve got skills we could all learn from - I wish you great success with your W.A. endeavours!
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IMc Premium
Thanks. Not really any skills. Just down to persevering with a site & having good content. Content is king. Undisputably.

And the site you're starting now might still be going in 10 years time. First site I tried making is 15 years old now & that happened without any training like WA offers. So if you're thinking longterm then there's no reason not to be very optimistic.

At some point, maybe next year, maybe in 2020, you'll find something that makes you good money, probably by accident. Once you've got that sussed things get easier.

For my main site now, it took about 4 years for me to realise what really made money without any real effort. I'll add that blog post tomorrow ☺
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1sourcebiz Premium
I`ll be watching for that - thanks. I guess my skills comment was directed more to your ability to write informative and amusing content - something we could all use some help in learning how to get right.
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Sethtra Premium
Hi. Thanks for following me.
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Linlin Premium
How interesting to live on an island. It would be interesting to hear what lead you to Thailand. I'm self-employed as well but my entry into the field of online sales demands a huge learning curve from what I'm used to. Love your pet by the way. Ta!
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IMc Premium
Short story is that I had an idea to ride a bicycle around the world. After 8 months & 15,000 kilometres I ended up in Bangkok with a $100 travellers check, 8 kilos of luggage & a bike. So I had to find a job.

The plan was to save money, then fly to US. Cycle across the US & back to UK.

That was 17 years ago. My plan changed & I've not got round to leaving yet . ☺
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Ken-Pringle Premium
Ian, thank you for the connection
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CarlaIves Premium
Thanks for the follow and WELCOME TO WA!!!
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MePete Premium
Greetings Ian,

Welcome to WA &
In the entrepreneurial spirit,
Thanks for the follow!
Here's one back @YA!
Kind Regards, MichaelP
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dlibreros Premium
Hey Ian, thanks for the follow. I hope you enjoy and take advantage of all there is to learn here at WA.

Best of luck,
Diana
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MarineMom Premium
Good luck in Premium!
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jessicaY Premium
Hi, Thank you for the follow. Good luck and much success to you. Have a great day. :)
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Maxiam59 Premium
nice to meet you and you can share as well as learn all at the same time all the best
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teacup Premium
Hi Ian, welcome to WA and thanks for the follow. Nice to know that you already have successful sites. While doing the training you will probably learn just why they have been successful and be able to improve upon them as well. Wish you all the best.
Glenda
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kholmes Premium
Hi Ian, nice to meet you. Thank you for your follow and best wishes to you. Kim :))
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mundy22 Premium
Great to have you aboard Ian, welcome to WA and thank you for the follow.
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Loes Premium
Hello Ian, nice to meet you, hope you give it more than a shot, WA needs perseverance as well, wish you a lot of learning pleasure, greetings Loes
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Mikey72 Premium
Ian, Thanks for following. I hope you have Good Luck here on WA, and I wish you Good Luck in achieving all of your goals!
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pmenke Premium
Thank you for the following and I wish you the best!
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Christabelle Premium
Hi Ian! Welcome to WA and thank you for your follow! You seem to already have an excellent foundation upon which to build! I look forward to following your journey! Cute friend! :) Christa :)
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nathaniell Premium
What's up Ian, just wanted to see how you were doing and if you need any help. Let me know!
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IMc Premium
Thanks nathaniell. It's all good. Slowly working through the lessons and finding it very interesting. Never sat down and taken any type of course before, all the other website stuff I've done is self taught. Been playing around with the keyword tool & jaaxy today. Now just waiting for a Paypal payment to clear & then will use the balance to upgrade to Premium.
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nathaniell Premium
Sounds like a plan man. Knowing website stuff will work to your advantage. I'll be around if anything comes up.
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