About JohnA78
Joined August 2016
Hi guys, my name is John and I'm from Mexico NY. My wife and I have been looking for ways to get out of the rat race and provide a better life for us and our three kids. I look forward to working with Wealthy Affiliate and learning all I can about online business.

Currently, I'm working as an electrician for a company that manufactures packaging machinery. As much as I like my job, it just doesn't have the charm that a stay at home, work from anywhere occupation has :)

My hobbies include photography, go kart racing, hunting and fishing, video gaming and traveling. Plenty of niches to choose from, just need a good place to start. Our newest addition, a chocolate lab pup named Marty, keeps us plenty busy and entertained too!

Well, I'm looking forward to starting my WA training and getting my first website up and running. Good luck and thanks for stopping by!
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Biggsta Premium
Great job on taking that next big step on going Premium, it's something that you will not regret doing! If you ever feel lost with the training or need a hand with anything, please don't hesitate to ask and I'll be more than happy to help you out. Good luck to you here at WA and I wish you nothing but great success.

kingmoc Premium
WELCOME TO Wealthy Affiliate Premium! :)

You've made a great decision and if you stick with your goals, you will actually amaze yourself! I don't know about you, but I love it when I surprise myself haha :)

Just remember not to rush anything, as this creates confusion, and most importantly enjoy ...

Hit me up if you need anything, I'll be glad to help any way I can. :D

Kyle Premium
John, 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 John.
JohnA78 Premium
Hey Kyle, thanks for checking up on me. I know you have a ton of stuff to keep you busy, so little things like this mean a lot.

The super affiliate conference is definitely on my to do list. I will see you there someday. Promoting WA has been a fun learning experience and I'm looking forward to working with you far into the future.

The support group here has answered any questions I've had in the past and Site Support has taken care of my tickets in a reasonable amount of time. You have a well oiled machine here and I'm glad to have found Wealthy Affiliate.

Thanks again Kyle and I'll talk to you later!
Kyle Premium
Awesome, we would love to have you there and I am glad to here you are getting support in an efficient manner here. That is what we are all about here at WA and if you need a hand with anything at all moving forward, please do let me know. :)
Thomas1863 Premium
Just paid a visit to your site Affiliate and Grow Rick. It's clean and uncluttered, unlike so many. It's easy to navigate. It's formatted for the visitor in mind. It's a WINNER!
Plus, your style of writing, as a visitor, is inviting, clear, devoid of all the BS that is so prevalent on other sites...and best of all...you don't claim instant Get Rich Quick secret formulas. How novel!!
Excellent site and you are on your way.
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Thomas. Thank you for taking the time to review my website. I appreciate when people go out of their way to help me out like that. When I have a little more time, I'll do the same for you.

In the mean time, I wish you and yours all the best and I hope to see you around.

Thanks again,
Robert-A Premium
Hello John from Mexico and welcome to wealthy affiliate.
A wee bit confusing for a UK resident (Mexico in New York lol)
Anyway since you joined in August you will have come to realise that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
Saying that if you get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 200+ blogs I have published within WA.
Thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember, you get stuck you ask ok.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
JohnA78 Premium
Would you believe that just north of Mexico, New York there is a town called Little Texas? True story.

Anyway, thank you for following me and I hope to see you around. Best wishes to you Robert!
Robert-A Premium
No probs - I know there's an Edinburgh in the US and also in Australia.
Bet you didn't know it was one of my ancestors that started the Topeka and Aitchison Railroad?
Enjoy your Friday.
HelenpDoyle Premium
John, nice to hear from you. Nice pooch. I bet he is a bit rowdy!

You do have some hobbies that will form good niches. I had a look at the affiliate website. It looks good but on the landing page your menu overlaps your banner a bit. You might need to space it out a bit.

I couldn't get into your other site. I got a 'http error 500' when I tried. I only know this is at the web owners end so can't help you on that one.

Continue to work hard, have some fun and do keep in touch.
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Helen, thanks for following me. Yes, our boy Marty is full of all kinds of tricks lol!

Thanks for taking the time to check out my websites. It looks like I have some fixing up to do.

Best wishes to you and I'll see you around,
despatis Premium
Dear John, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for accepting my invite, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

NWTDennis Premium
Hello John ... thank you for the follow. By now you know that you have come to the best place on the planet to achieve your goal.

It doesn't happen over night, but with a lot of PPD (patience, persistence, determination) you will learn how to create and grow a business that you can work from anywhere you have access to a secured WiFi.

I wish you the best on your WA journey.
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Dennis, thanks for following me back. My first month and a half here has been a very interesting learning experience.

Thank you for your kind words and I wish you the best as well.
ToveL Premium
Hi, John

I hope your day is great.

I wonder if you could help me out with something. I would have been very happy having more followers on my social media. Would you like to join my Facebook and Twitter page and become a follower?
My Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/healingwithcoconuts/
My Twitter URL: https://twitter.com/CoachForChange2

I am writing about coconut oil and are crazy about it. I thrive to help people who struggle in life to get information that can benefit them.

If you're interested I have now a subscriber list that will give you all the information you need to live a healthy life. You can visit my site on: healingwithcoconuts.com and check it out.

If there's anything I can do for you just let me now. I will be happy to.

Thanks for reading my mail and I wish you a wonderful day.

Kindly regards
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Tove! So far my day has been pretty good, thanks. I'm not currently on Twitter yet, but I would be more than happy to follow you on Facebook. I hope you enjoy the rest of your day as well!
ToveL Premium
Thanks, John. you're so kind. Please tell me if there's anything I can do for you.
I have a blast day so far. Is that what you say? A blast?
JohnA78 Premium
You're welcome! I'm glad to hear that you are having a blast today. I like the enthusiasm :)
BBrandt Premium
John, I want to thank you for following me. I am following you now as well. If you are new to website building, as I am, might I recommend the Yoast SEO instead of All In One SEO. It makes the task so much easier. Much success to you. Be sure to ask questions.

JohnA78 Premium
Thanks Bruce. I'll take a look at Yoast like you have suggested.
Here's to your success as well!
halinphilly Premium
Hey John...

Thanks for following me; I'm now following you back. Looks like you came to the right place. IHopefully, joining WA will pay off for you. Of course, I have no doubt it will if you take advantage of all the courses, tools and people here to help you on your journey. I wish you great success!

BTW - Marty is very handsome pooch. Bet he's a handful, if I know my chocolate labs!!

JohnA78 Premium
Thanks for following me Hal. Yes Marty is a handful but having him around is definitely worth it.
Loes Premium
Hello John, ♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for following me.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I also made 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. You can find them on my profile on the right, the first website link (click on my picture). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please add a comment to this message or leave them on my profile.
Success building your business in 2016. See you around, Greetings Loes
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Loes and thank you for following me!

Just last night, I found your lesson on how to remove the final end screen from any Youtube video. Very helpful as I went merrily along adding videos to my pages :) I will definitely keep an eye out for your other training lessons!

Thanks again and all the best to you, too!
Loes Premium
Glad to be of assistance John:) Have a great day!
Wayne66 Premium
Hi, John. Welcome to WA and thanks for following me. I will follow you as well. All of the above would be excellent niche opportunities with great potential.

We are all different in how we are made and our perspective on things kind of goes with that as well. What I mean is, that even though there are others with similar niches out there, you will be coming at it from a different perspective and with some new info that WILL appeal to people. You can do this and the community will help, (which you already know).

I look forward to hearing/reading about your success as you continue this journey. All the best to you and your family...Wayne.
JohnA78 Premium
Thanks Wayne, all the best to you and yours, too.

I wrote something very similar to what you said in my Success and What It Means to Me blog, so I know just what you mean about different perspectives.

Thanks for the follow and I will see you around!
sag3 Premium
Thank You for Following:

It’s really awesome to see more people are getting into Wealthy Affiliate. Making NEW connections is one the best ways to stay your path to success.

Remember, you will have a few setbacks before SUCCESS. Learn from your setbacks to keep moving forward.

I have been working in WA since March of 2014. Let me know if you need assistance along the way. Just look me up at https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/sag3/blog

Great to Make the Connection
Ken ~ Yearly Premium Member

PS: Please stop by to add a comment to one of my 2 websites. I then visit your website to add a comment of my own..

jerrymc Premium
Hi John, thanks for the follow and welcome to WA.
I worked in the packaging industry in the mid 1980's doing installation, start up and operator training. I worked with form-fill-seal plus case packaging of food products.
This is a lot less stressful and more fun. Hoping you have great success with WA.:-) Jerry Mc
JohnA78 Premium
HI Jerry and thank you, too. You hit the nail on the head with that one, there are much less stressful ways to make a living. Best wishes to you and I'll see you around.
Dmitriy Premium
Hi John, thanks for following me - it's nice to meet you here at WA!

I wish you to become an AWESOME online marketer (if you aren't already :) ) and live a life of your dreams!

My greatest passion is video games and I strongly believe that games can influence our lives in a very positive and beneficial way. I'm always ready and willing to discuss the topic, so feel free to contact me anytime, if you're even slightly interested.

Also, if you ever need anything, have questions to ask, thoughts to share or just want to chat – just send me a message and I will try to help as best I can.

Cheers, good luck and see you around!
JohnA78 Premium
Hi Dmitriy and thank you for following me! I'm definitely on the same page as you about gaming. I grew up playing Atari and NES games and have had the privilege of watching video games evolve over the years. Now one of my favorite things to do is see what my kids have created playing Minecraft.

Best wishes to you and i will see you around!
Dmitriy Premium
Oh yeah, Minecraft was kinda forced on me like that also - my eldest son LOVES it and we even play it together sometimes. Sometimes it's really strange to see what video games have become, especially when you remember your childhood...

Anyway, thanks for reaching out, John, best of all to you, too!
tyrellch Premium
Thanks for connecting John. You have a good life problem my friend - trying to narrow down on your multiple choice niches.

Focus on one and see how it goes. You will have time to take on the rest once you have begun to master the technics.

Best of fortunes my friend, you will succeed
JohnA78 Premium
Thankfully, there is a ton of training here to help us out with that little issue.
Anyway, thanks for the follow and your kind words. Here's to your success!
Compsol99 Premium
Hi John!
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.
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. If you get a chance check out how the training helped me to build my websites. My latest one on how to boost your retirement income just went live a month ago and the one on sleep apnea has been up for almost four months now. You can find the links on my profile page. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
Marcel92 Premium
Hello John and welcome to our WA community. You are in good hands here with all kinds of training and people always ready to help out with your online journey.
Getting started here at WA is very easy with all the help from members.
Take some time to look around and check out all the menus and links.

Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions.

The following link is a walk through with more details for your online journey. This link below is a great getting started course here with step by step walking you through making it easier to getting up & running.. Marcel
JohnA78 Premium
Thank you Marcel. I feel like I could spend weeks here, peeling back the layers of training and still not scratch the surface. When I have some more time, it looks like you have some blog posts I'd like to read. Thanks again and I'll see you around.
Carson Premium
Hey John! Today I just wanted to follow up with you to see how things are going! I hope all is well and you are enjoying yourself here within the Wealthy Affiliate community.

I want to make myself available to answer any questions or help with anything as you are getting started! Please touch base with me if you ever need a hand with anything or are feeling stuck, I am here to help. :)
JohnA78 Premium
Thanks Carson. I like what I see here so far. The community is upbeat and supportive, which is a nice feature. Plus, I like the way that I could spend days, probably weeks, just peeling back the layer upon layer of training available. You and your team have definitely made something worth being a part of.
wendyjane 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! :)
feigner Premium
hey john - thanks for the follow
i hope you are settling in to WA, 'tis a good place to be
go through the training before you buy a domain, just to be sure you have the right niche for yourself.
once you go premium - you are going to aren't you ? no seriously there is no pressure to go premium - use the top bar to ask questions and poss websites? ( don't tell them i said so)
it is more difficult but probably can be done - i went yearly after the week.
if you need a hand please shout
have fun
wendyjane Premium
Hey there John and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I'm Wendy, and I'm here to help you along the way! If you ever need a hand or have a question, just let me know.

So you're here to learn how to make money, right? First things first, make sure you start by checking out the "Online Entrepreneur Certification - Getting Started" course (Level 1). This is a task based step by step guide that will walk you through setting up your online business. Here's the link: Something you'll soon learn about the community here is there are tons of helpful people always willing to lend a hand. Feel free to dive in and ask any questions within the community you may have. Those that interact are more likely to succeed. :) You can access the getting started classroom here:


You can also jump into live chat anytime, or drop me a message on my profile!

★★★How to Get Your Bonus★★★

If you decide to go premium within your first 7 days, here are the bonuses I will be giving you:

✓ You are going to be getting a 59% discount on your first months premium - (that's just $19)

✓ You'll get personal and private access to me. If you ever need any help going forward, I'll be here to help you out.

✓ I will send you Jay's live video training "Live Case Study in Real Time" - you'll get to watch an expert build a niche website in REAL TIME!

✓ You'll get Rebecca's "How to Quickly Identify your Online Money Making Niche" - learn how to select the right niche for you!

✓ I also am going to send you Steve's "Business From Scratch" tutorial. This is an awesome piece of training that can really clear up any initial confusion you may have.

✓Lastly, you'll get "10 Hot Niches for 2016 and 2017" to give you some more niche ideas and (hopefully) spark some new ones!

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

Anyway, I just thought I'd get in touch and introduce myself. Remember if you have any questions about anything please let me know. I'd be more than happy to help out.

It's great to have you here as a member John. I sincerely look forward to working with you and getting to know you better. :)

Your friend,