About JJCarter1
Joined June 2013
Hi, my name is Jeff and I live in sunny San Diego, California.

I’m a sleep-loving, gadget-wearing, data-driven, fitness enthusiast and full-time dream catcher.

I have an advertising and marketing background and joined Wealthy Affiliate to take control of my life, follow my passions to work for myself, and most importantly... to determine my own financial freedom without relying on someone else for a paycheck. That's a great feeling.

So... once I joined Wealthy Affiliate in June 2013, I jumped right in and started developing a web site and blog by the name of "Goodnight Gadgets" as a way to keep up with the ever changing world of technology, especially the kind of sleep and fitness gadgets that help us eat, sleep and exercise better, smarter, and stronger.

In late 2013, I also launched another web site called "White Collar Revolution" where I write and Blog about the ups and downs of 9-5 corporate life and how working in a cubicle environment can inspire you to break out of the standard mold and create a life worth living. It's an ongoing work in progress, but then again, so is everything in our lives. :-)

I look forward to our journey together, and getting to know the WA community. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or comments.

PS - Just wanted to share a line that another WA member (leoemery) shared with me recently when I used the word "hope" in my desire to make an income through online marketing some day soon. He said to change that way of thinking instead to say to yourself and others...

"Right now I'm in the process of earning a full time income online."

Awesome advice. I'm going to use that way of thinking from now on. You should too!
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kholmes Premium
Hi Jeff, thank you for your follow and very nice to meet you. Kim :))
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Kim, great to meet you too. :-)
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Jeff! -

Welcome to my Network!

Thank you for Following Back! :)

I wish you all the success - you are willing to work for! :)

If I can ever be of Help - do not hesitate - to contact me!


** Have a Great Productive Day - Jeff! **

David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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davyrobot Premium
Hi Jeff! -

It's Great to connect here at WA!

I am Now Following You!

** Have A Great Productive Day! **

David

And remember Rome wasn't built in a day...but they were laying bricks everyday!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi David, great meeting you as well. I look forward to connecting with you here at WA!
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DESIDAC Premium
Hi Jeff,
Thanks so much for following me back. Welcome and I wish you continued success here at WA!

DES
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Des, all the best to you as well! Reach out if you ever need anything.
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DESIDAC Premium
Thanks and I will take you up on the reaching out when ever I do need anything.
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Profmiss Premium
Hello Jeff. I'll be looking to pick your brain because you seem to know what you are doing. You know a lot more than me (not hard to do.) Great success to you and all your gadgets. :)
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Dorothy! Stay positive and keep learning every chance you get. It's a process but you can do it if you stick with it! :-)
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Wayne Wallace Premium
Thanks for the follow. I look forward to reading your posts and learning from you. To your continued success!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Wayne, nice to meet you and I wish you much success as well!
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Internetgranny Premium
Hi Jeff. I just 'found' you via flygirl's profile and wow - you live in San Diego. That's where out thoughts have been for the last two days. Why, you ask. As a fitness enthusiast you may guess... because that's where the Davis Cup USA v GB is just being played.

Will take a look at your websites. As for Leoemery;s advice, I have sort of internalised it and even commented on a new member's profile recently that he should change the word 'hope' to 'decided', because this one word would make a lot of difference to his mindset and the way he approached the task.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Isabella, nice to meet you! And yes, I heard the Davis Cup was being played in San Diego this past weekend. I even looked into going but it was an expensive ticket to get. Thanks for the follow and I wish you much success!
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Internetgranny Premium
Thanks for following me back Jeff. Interesting to know about the expensive tickets, because on Friday the stadium looked fairly empty and the commentators kept saying there wasn't much atmosphere. I had thought it might be because everyone was gearing up for the Super Bowl weekend.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Isabella, yes apparently you had to buy a 3-day pass for the Davis Cup matches and the ticket prices started at $140 for the bad seats, so that's that an expensive weekend, especially if you can't go all 3 days to watch the matches. Oh well!
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Internetgranny Premium
Thanks Jeff. Very interesting. (And, in my opinion, very stupid. They aren't doing the sport any favours. An enthusiastic US crowd on Friday might actually have made a difference to the result.)
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flygirl Premium
Hi Jeff I love both your websites. Glad I found you today! Keep up the excellent work. Peggy
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Peggy, I appreciate you stopping by to say hello and for also checking out my web sites. I wish you all the best -
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mamazepp Premium
Your website is WOW! Keep it up and I sincerely know you will succeed. :)
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Terri, I really appreciate it. Looking forward to your success as well!!
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hart48 Premium
Hello Jeff. I have looked at your White Collar.... website and totally enjoyed it. Thank you for the follow and blessings on the success I know you are going to achieve.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Betty! That's very sweet. I appreciate you checking out my web site and I'm very happy you enjoyed it. Best wishes to you in 2014! :-)
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superkik Premium
Welcome to WA and a happy new Year to you and your family. Thank you for the follow which I will meet by following you. Good luck with WA.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Paolo, and a very happy new year to you and your family too.
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Angelsway Premium
I hope that 2014 is your year! Thanks for following me! Judy
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Judy, all the best in 2014!
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Trialynn Premium
Thanks for the follow. I hope we can help each other become incredibly successful in this IM businss!
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JJCarter1 Premium
I agree, thank you for saying hello and leaving a comment. Much appreciated!
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Blondie2 Premium
Hi Jeff.....I love your new site.....looks like your a pro! It should do very well....good luck!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Blondie, thank you! That's very sweet of you to say. I'm definitely no pro... but eager to learn and take action. Happy New Year and I wish you a very successful year ahead.
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andypitt Premium
Thanks for the follow Jeff. I loved San Diego. Stayed down on Mission Bay
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hey Andy, I actually live in the Mission Bay area. It's a little piece of paradise. Get back over here soon!
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andypitt Premium
Jeff, I plan to. I stayed at the Hilton
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chrisc2577 Premium
Hi Jeff. Thanks for the follow back! Great introduction.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Chris, I look forward to connecting with you in the near future!
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Damien Lane Premium
Hi Jeff, your quote about hope is intriguing...this is going to be hard for me to absorb, though i think it will be worth the challenge...Here's to a great year ahead mate...Now get some sleep!!!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Damien, learning and growing as an online entrepreneur isn't easy - otherwise everybody would be doing it! But keep up the learning and absorbing every day you can, and it will definitely start paying off. And when it does, it will be the best feeling in the world. Onward and upward!
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Blondie2 Premium
Hi Jeff....thank you for the follow! Goodnight Gadgets.....Hmmmmmm......sounds good to me....I'm technically challenged myself....hope to learn something from you. Have a great year!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Blondie, best wishes to you in 2014 as well!
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Nam Premium
It's so delightful to have you in the network. I almost forget that sleeping issues is a pretty big niche. I have visited your website, and found it promising. Thank you, Jeff. Ciao.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Nam, thanks for your comment, and a BIG thanks for checking out my web site too!
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MyJobKiller Premium
It's a pleasure to have you here with us Jeff, and I sure do look forward to seeing your success at WA , please do stay in touch .. TO your success !
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richcrow Premium
Hi Jeff.

"Right now I'm in the process of earning a full time income online." - me too!! :)

Best wishes, Richard.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hey Rich, feels good to say that, right?! :-)
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richcrow Premium
Sure does! Onwards and upwards! :)
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cld111 Premium
Hey Jeff, your profile is very interesting. I love San Diego. Oh my goodness, you must enjoy waking up there every day. :)

I love your website! I'm a gadget junkie too. I may look into purchasing a SAD lamp, and I see that's on the first page of your site. I'll check it out!

I'm going to leave a comment on your fitbit page. I have one so I can add a bit of a review for you.

The quote you posted from leoemery is a great one. It makes a lot of sense to go from "hope" to being in the process and knowing that it's happening.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Christina, thanks for for your note, and for checking out my web site! And yes, San Diego is incredible. I've lived here for over 15 years now and I'm still amazed at how wonderful and relaxing it is here.

By the way, if you're interested in a SAD lamp, definitely check out the Philips goLITE BLU light on this page here (http://goodnightgadgets.com/health-therapy-gadgets/light-therapy-products/philips-golite-blu-light/). I have one of these and I absolutely love it and it works great! And I have a Fitbit Flex too, and really like it a lot. Sounds like we're both gadget junkies!

Take care and thanks again for your comments. Keep up the great work!

:-)
Jeff
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cld111 Premium
Thank you for the recommendation! I'm not sure how you could get SAD in San Diego though. :)
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mama2karsten Premium
Greetings Jeff and thank you for following me. I too, come from a Marketing background. It is a world I know well and love...

I felt I had a void in my skills... needed to understand the nuts and bolts and anatomy of websites... I have since learned a lot about that here.

As I have gained the knowledge I was seeking here, I have also found many wonderful people from all over the world. It has bee n a real eye opener. I have now been here almost 2 years and have no intention of leaving here any time in the foreseeable future.

It is a great place to be in order to stay front of the constantly evolving IM business. Kyle and Carson do a great job staying on top of and out in front of the never ending changes that naturally occur in this business.

I hope you have enjoyed it here and continue to learn a lot. It is an exceptional business community... I look forward to seeing you create the business you have always wanted to have... there is absolutely nothing in the way of creativity when it comes to the many sites I have seen and reviewed here. What a place!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Mama2, nice to meet you! And yes, we both come here with marketing backgrounds. That is one of the reasons I chose to follow you! :-)

Glad to hear you're liking WA. I've been here about 5 months now and really enjoy the community-based learning. Each day brings a new challenge and another opportunity to enhance my skills and also share some knowledge every once in a while.

I wish you much success!

-Jeff
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Phil52 Premium
Hi Jeff and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow and if I help you in any way I'd be happy to oblige. Cheers.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Phil, great to meet you as well.
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ChrisDB Premium
Hi Jeff. I love the pages you've created on the social media sites. Great job!! :-)
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Chris, and thank you for the nice compliment. I really appreciate it! Building and developing content for a web site is already hard enough, so trying to develop and maintain a social media presence is equally challenging. Thanks again and keep up the great work on your end too! :-)
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ChrisDB Premium
It will convert big for you I am sure. In the meantime, I think you're having fun.
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tommydillard Premium
Thank you for following me
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TJ Books Premium
Nice to talk to you on Chat. John
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks John, nice chatting to you too. And thank you for your help on the alt tags question. Much appreciated!
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Avecita Premium
Just checked out your site Jeff, you've got this figured out! I hope I can make mine just as good!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Hi Avecita, thank you!
And I wish I had this figuered out. I've learned a lot already over the last 2 months since I've been here at Wealthy Affiliate but I have a lot more to learn as well. This is a great place to learn and grow, so stay positive each day and continue to learn each day too. I wish you much success!

- Jeff
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MikeyB Premium
yes like the quote very good......
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Hudson Premium
Hi there. Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. If I can help at any time, please just ask,
Regards
Hudson.
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ChrisDB Premium
Ahhh sleep! So nice to meet someone else who loves sleep! :-) All the Best to you, Jeff!
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Visions Premium
Hi Jeff. Love your enthusiasm! Welcome
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Bourne2Heal Premium
Thanks for the follow! Health, Happiness and Success...It just doesn't get any better. Wishing you the best in all you do
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dittdogg Premium
Hey Jeff..thanks for the follow.. i love gadgets too and i am always in the market to learn more those that can benefit our lives..all the best for your plans!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thank you, much appreciated. And much success to you as well!
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TonyK Premium
Jeff - Your gadget site is great! Did you build that in the month you have been with WA?
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Tony, I really appreciate the nice compliment!

And yes, I've built the Goodnight Gadgets web site within the past month since I joined Wealthy Affiliate. I've been very busy!! There's still a lot more I want to do with it (and continue to add more content) but I wanted to try and get a foundation up as quickly as possible. Plus, once I had the foundation created, I noticed affiliate programs were much more receptive in approving me to promote their products - so that was a great bonus for the hard work I put into it.

Stay positive and motivated along your journey here at WA. You can accomplish a lot in a very short time and there's tons of support and education. Let me know if you have any questions or if I can help you along the way.

- Jeff
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ShaunFern Premium
Hey Jeff, Thanks for the follow mate, If you have anything to ask just let me know.. If I can help you, I will

Shaun
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Shaun, much appreciated!
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2yorkiemom Premium
Thanks for the follow. I don't sleep so well. I will have to check out your website.
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Darleen, and yes, please check out my web sometime. It's still a work in progress with new content being added every day. Hopefully you can find some information there to help you sleep better at night. Take care.
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2yorkiemom Premium
LOVE the website. Love the ads on the side pages. I know I can go to Amazon and pull over a product. Did you contact the other sellers and sign them up? Do they pay you? I may be jumping the gun but I have been with WA for a month and I see nothing about getting the ads, besides Amazon to post on pages. Hope you don't might the question.
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JJCarter1 Premium
You're already on the right track Darleen because you're already asking the right questions! :-) So aside from applying and getting accepted by Amazon.com's affiliate program, I also applied to several other affiliate programs including:

1) Share a Sale (shareasale.com)
2) Link Share (linkshare.com)
3) Commission Junction (cj.com)

These three listed above are "umbrella" companies in that they represent hundreds and sometimes thousands of retailers that offer affiliate programs.

For example, when I was accepted by Link Share, they have thousands of companies within their management, so I started applying for anything that may add value to what my web site visitors might also need, including - drugstore.com, bedheadpajamas.com, diet programs, fitness programs, etc. And one by one I was slowly approved by them, (all under linkshare.com) then I was able to download the banner artwork and my affiliate link to track them. They don't pay me for advertising, but I would get a small commission if someone clicks on any of the advertising and purchases something.

I hope that was helpful! One piece of advice - during the approval process, I think the affiliate programs like to see a web site that has at least several pages of completed content, so make sure you have a good foundation on your web site before you start applying. I think that way it's easier to get approved. Good luck!! :-)
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kws123 Premium
thanks for the follow and if i ever need a gadget i will definitely check with you.
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sidekick Premium
Thank you for following me Jeff. I wish you success in WA!
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indepth1 Premium
Thanks for follow back in joining our network of people with deep skill sets like yourself.I believe concepts in applied psychology maybe of interest to your passions. charles.
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davepr Premium
Hey JJ, thanks for the follow. I love your sight. and really love San Diego. Spent my summers there with the grandparents. I started to write about my summer days in San Diego and it turn into a long huge blog. So I copied it and moved it over to a blog post. I think you might enjoy it. Titled: Reminiscing... of summer days long gone. Looking forward to following your journey here at WA. Later, Dave
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indepth1 Premium
I observe we both have some common passions from the content in your blog and website..I am doing ongoing research about our areas of interests as they relate to psychology and herbal efficacy. charles
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cm8719 Premium
Hi Jeff, Thanks for the follow! My home is back in CT, but I am currently vacationing with my family in San Diego by the harbor in the little Italy section. We're loving it here!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Welcome to San Diego Carol! I hope you and your family have a very enjoyable vacation. The Little Italy area is great. Try to make it over to The Del on Coronado Island if you have a chance. It's beautiful, and right on the water. Or check out La Jolla about 10 minutes north up the coast for great food and window shopping. Have fun!!
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cm8719 Premium
Thanks, Jeff! We went to La Jolla yesterday and were planning on going to Pacific Beach today (we're traveling with (2) 18-year-olds and heard that's a great beach for young people). We're meeting a friend at Coronado tomorrow....great advice! I just wish the sun would come out, but we're still having a great time!
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Labman Premium
Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back. If I can help with anything feel free to ask
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Labman, just reading about the issues with your account recently. Hope all is well and I look forward to connecting with you in the future.
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Aviator Mike Premium
Hello there Jeff... and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. You've found a good home to learn how to build a business around affiliate marketing. All the training you'll ever need is here. You simply need to go through the training and apply what you learn. Soon enough you'll have your own success stories to tell us all about.

Best of luck to you, and if you ever get stuck and need help, give a shout.

Cheers,
Mike the Aviator
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JJCarter1 Premium
Thanks Mike, much appreciated!
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jespinola Premium
Hey Welcome to WA Jeff. My name is Jorge :). Thank you for help me :)
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JJCarter1 Premium
You're very welcome Jorge, nice to meet you.
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jespinola Premium
Nice to meet you too :)
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Carson Premium
Hello and Welcome to WA!

Today I wanted to stop by and welcome you to our Online Business Community. In the coming days you are going to work through our getting started training that will teach you about the potential of Internet marketing. You will be able to get started right away and begin building your online business.

A few pointers as you get started are to ask lots of questions, and familiarize yourself with what is offered at WA. Our services are vast, and you now have everything that you need at your fingertips. Here is a link to the "Getting Started" course:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1

I look forward to working with you soon, I will be here to help at each step of the way :)

Carson
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey there and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! I am Eddy Salomon and I am so glad we met on my "Work at Home No Scams" website. I want to thank you for taking the time to join the community and the opportunity here at Wealthy Affiliate, I know you are absolutely going to LOVE it here.

As a new member here, you should definitely check out the Get Started Here training. This is going to get you up and running with your own niche website very quickly and has a lot of really awesome video training that is going to help this whole "process" make sense.

Here is a direct link to this training.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1

If at any time you need help, just ask. There is an ton of awesome folks here within the community that will be more than happy to help you out and within the first 7 days of your Starter membership you are going to have access to Live Chat, so make sure you check that out.

I also have sweet bonus for those of you that are "action takers"...

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS
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If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

(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 and even the owners of WA (Kyle & Carson) will be able to offer you personal mentoring.
(3) I am going to be giving a special "Diamond Traffic Bonus"

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

Anyways, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, let me know. :) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA!

Your friend,

Eddy Salomon
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