About JohnMks
Joined May 2015
Hello:) my name is John and I live in Sweden. I like to work (here), workout, take photos, read books and try to spend time with my loved ones.

WA saved my life! I am so thankful that I found this place.

I´m here to reach my goals :o) One of my biggest goals is to help as many people as possible to reach their goals.

The other goals I got I keep to myself :) At least, until I reach them :) and I WILL because I ain´t gonna stop until I do.

My gift to all the WA members is my blog post here at my WA profile:
Why it is Important to Write Goals Down

It is a must read and it will help you tremendously with anything you want to accomplish!

You can follow me on Google+ and/or instagram!

All the best to all of you / John
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front9agency Premium
Hi John, thank you for following me, and I've followed back. I'd love to visit Sweden someday, so it's great to have someone in my network from there.

If you ever have any questions, feel free to reach out. I'm new to WA, but I have quite a few years of internet marketing experience.

Good luck to you!
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thewitsterrr Premium
John, Thanks for following me, brand new here. Please let me know if you believe this is something that we could market on our websites someway and how. It just came to the states months ago (but it is in 195 other countries as well) and I believe everyone on here could crush this. www.healthydays.helo.life. thanks - thewitsterrr
yes, believe it or not, by username for the business is "Healthydays", if that doesn't tell you how new this is, I don’t know what does.
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petervcrisp Premium
There is a famous quote from Mark Twain:

"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."

And that just means - do your hardest task first or at least as soon as you can in the morning. If you do this then the rest of your day is easy from there!

ANYWAY…

Hello, thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. You are definitely in the right place!
People have plenty to share and there is plenty to learn also so take your time and enjoy the experience.

I may not be in the top 200 list anymore (because I don’t socialize here much) but I do have many interesting posts on my site and some you might really like, many people do. I have over 3,000 positive comments, so take a look and get some ideas as to what you can do with your site.

Let me know if I can help you in any way

Cheers Peter :)

P.S You might like this one:
http://onlineaffiliatewealth.com/the-missing-magic-internet-marketing-ingredient
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Asgeir Premium
Hi! So interesting to see you live in Sweden. Scandinavians both of us, me living in Norway :) Really inspiring to read that one of the most important goals for you is to help others reach their goals, which also is one of my own goals!

Just became a member a few days ago. I wonder, do you have a link to your website created here? Probably would be nice inspiration :)

Hope to be in contact again soon.
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JustBob Premium
Hi John,

Looks like you are a long time WAer.

I think that you have done a very great service to newbie WAers and possibly some longer term members with your 2 "Best Affiliate ..." Posts. People appreciate real data from their "peers".

You look so successful that I don't see any advice I can offer except, of course, to say to keep cranking.

Best
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weemrst Premium
Hi John and thank you for following me. I am following you too.
Some years ago, I visited Uppsala with work and really enjoyed my time there. Very fond memories of good food and wonderful people, although my family were disconcerted to learn that I had eaten a "Ruldolph" (reindeer) for dinner.
Very nice to meet you.
Take care
Lynn
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JohnMks Premium
Lol! Yes Uppsala is a beautiful place in Sweden, like the town alot also

Thank you for checking in, all the best to you!
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AnnaH25 Premium
Great words. As a social worker, I have always helped others achieve their goals. I think this will help me to allow myself to achieve mine. I believe in goals should be realistic and measureable and I know the goals I set up for myself now will change as time goes on. That's what makes me motivated.
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Didymojo Premium
Hi John

Thanks for the follow, and glad to hear that WA saved your life :-)

I like your productivity list - especially the last one (replace motivation with discipline)... my getting up at 4:30 am before work to work on WA training has very little to do with motivation I think, more of just setting it as a task and just doing it without listening the excuses to go back to sleep!

All the best
Claire
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LOL, I have you to thank for this! :) I clicked on a wealthy affiliate link from one of your blog posts I happened upon and the rest is, well, history I suppose. :) By the way I still am not 100% sure what this is really about but I'm guessing the first boot camp lessons will clear that all up.
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JohnMks Premium
Yes the bootcamp will teach you things that you can later on apply to any niche. Follow the training step-by-step and don´t skip any tasks and you will be just fine :)

/Best regards
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StevenEsser Premium
Hi John! Thanks for your follow!
A Swedish WA'er, how nice. I am your neighbour in a way in Norway, although I am not much Norwegian ;)

Hope you have a great time here and are making some money with affiliate marketing since you are here already some time I saw from your joined date.

Steven
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CraigW315 Premium
Sigh. As I do far too often (about 60% of the time) I went to site comments and wound up commenting directly on your site instead of through the system.

If you find my comment worth approving and if you are so inclined, would you consider taking a moment to write a word or two on my site? I will send along the link if you agree.

Thanks.
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JohnMks Premium
Yes I did see that :) Lol! No problem just send the link :)
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RoyMolyneux Premium
Hi John and thanks for following me and I have done likewise.

I am currently on Course 2, Lesson 9 and need to read up about Google+. I've never used this before but I would like to have your Google+ details so that I can include you in my "Circle". (is that correct?) :)

Thanks
Roy
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JohnMks Premium
My google + is listed here on my profile :)
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RoyMolyneux Premium
Found it!
Thanks John.
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Clbrooks57 Premium
I tried posing this quesrion to Kyle but have not received a reply (leading me to believe I should seek out the answer somewhere else. You are a seasoned WA'er so I will ask you:

I'm on 2nd level training - adding photos - I want to affiliate with a site that sells photos (each photo will be embedded of course and all I do is edit it to include my affiliate account number). So I went to Kyle's training video on adding affiliate links and one of the first things he says is that Google doesn't affiliate links on every page. (I will also have a products page with a photographs and art category). Since it is not cool to have an affiliate link on every page (but my affiliate links will be my photos) is there a way to have the photos on my pages link from my products page instead of the affiliate site? Does that make sense?

So if they click on image on my About page it would take them to my product store first ians then the affiliate site. Will it even work and would it keep Google happy?

Thanks

Carole
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JohnMks Premium
Yes, what you need to do is putting internal links, that takes your visitors to your affiliate page/ pages

Hope that helps :)
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JohnMks Premium
Also, when having questions like this and you want fast answers, use the "grey pen tab" in the upper right corner of this site and you will be soted fast :)
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arb-can Premium
Hello.
How are you.
Sorry if i am bothering you but i just started here and i dont know whom else to write.
Could you please message me in private because i cant private message.I really want to ask something and i dont know who else to ask.
Once again i am really sorry if i am bothering you.
Really looking forward to here from all of you.
Regards
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JohnMks Premium
Hey, no problem. I cannot private message you either as you ain´t a preium member... Feel fre to contact me on Instagram or Facebook though if you want to talk privately, or through my website
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arb-can Premium
May i have your facebook or instagram ?
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JohnMks Premium
My instagram is listed here on my profile and my facebook is: John Mks
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arb-can Premium
in the profile presciption it says only:You can follow me on Google+ and/or instagram!
Any way its my second day here and i am not able yet to navigate very well in here .
I need some help ,haha.
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JohnMks Premium
No problem I understand, it is not that easy to navigate here the first week or even weeks maybe :) Didn´t think avout that lol! Just click on instagram link and you should come to it :)
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arb-can Premium
i cant see any link.
i am sorry if i am bothering you.
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JohnMks Premium
Ok, no problem, look for StartMakeStopWaste on Instagram and you should find me :) Don´t think anyone else have a name like that lol!
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arb-can Premium
Done,i followed you.
I hope to stay in touch and maybe sometimes look for some help from an expert like you.
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AfqmBiz Premium
I personally come over to your special dashboard to congratulate on becoming WA Members, new or existing, nevermind.

My Special Appreciation Message for your time following me back and also Support Message as your networking for you to continue the good work here at WA.

This kind of my personal activity is also way for me knowing my networking bio and profile briefly.

ALL THE BEST AND TO YOUR SUCCESS! :)
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PhilipDErole Premium
Good evening John

I'm having a issue coming up with a domain name. For promotion of WA.

I've decided this will be my focus for now. And I will get into my niche development after I've made this successful.

I'm new to this stuff and thinking of stuff like domain names and that are alittle intimidating for me. If you have a suggestion or advice. I'd love to hear from you at your earliest convenience.

Thank you your time
Philip
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andreaboron Premium
Hi John, please to meet you!

I have two questions:

1) i live in Italy, right now, you suggest me to choose my niche in Italy? for the italians i mean...

2) is a niche, cyclists who want to improve their fitness and performance? (becouse i'm a cyclist for a long time)

3) could the consultant be a revenue? but i don't a nutritionist but i am e researcher

thank you for you help
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JohnMks Premium
I know the sport is big in Italy, but I also know (as a half spanish) that it is huge in spain also :) There is probably some more countries where it is big so I would go for the whole World with your niche... wich I by the way think is an exellent niche to go with, have not seen anyone doing that one here before...

Your last question I am not sure if I understand?
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andreaboron Premium
For the last question:

One of the way to get revenue from my blog it could be the consultant to the cyclist who wants to improve fitness, but I don't have any degree in nutrition.

Do you understand what I mean?
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JohnMks Premium
Aha ok, you do not need any degree in nutrition, it is your personal view of things that you will lift forward to your visitors... You can know A LOT about things even if you don´t have a degree, sometimes even more than people who has
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Hi John,
I did just message you but want to nail my niche! The other idea, as I think I explained before was to have a website advocated the advantages of renting artwork before buying and for offices who may only want to rent pieces etc. I don't have the business myself but could have links on my site to other sites who already do it and get commission if the user purchases or rents from the affiliated sites. Do I need to do research firs to find out if the sites I have seen would allow my to affiliate with them? Or should I just go ahead with the idea? Is like starting a business so I feel I need to make sure the idea is good enough first and that I know it will work. Sorry to be so indecisive!
Thank you
Sophie
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JohnMks Premium
Go ahead with the idea! It sounds like a very good one to me

/Your success will depend on you and your consistency so make sure to go hard... Just follow the training step-by-step and do not skip any tasks and you will be fine
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DerekSmith Premium
Hi John,
You messaged me about niches and I'd really like to take you up on your kind offer, if you have a moment.
As mentioned on my profile page, I can think of several niches, but the monetisation aspect seems awkward.
For example, I've done software development, testing, documentation, translation, customer support etc for many years, but with background authorisation systems, not sexy graphics. Not quite sure to take this, if anywhere.
I also restore woodwind instruments as a hobby, but apart from pads and springs, I see no other affiliate options.
Related to this is a general love of music, both listening and playing, but apart from CD reviews (films as well), of which there a bazillion sites with more content that I could ever create, I'm at a dead-end there as well.
I've also given business English course and think that I could manage a blog on that. There are online training course available that might be useful, but the only other thing that springs to mind is book sales. This is hit and miss, due to the user location - the students are everywhere.
Maybe I just need coffee ... what do you think? Any ideas?

Btw, I have thought about the affiliate bootcamp and have an idea about that, but it's iffy. The idea is along the lines of "fire your boss, work from home", but with true anecdotes and stories about some of the utterly useless, incompetent and idiotic bosses I've had over the years (anonymised, of course - sadly). Does this sound like a fruitful avenue?

Apologies for the length of this :-)

best wishes
Derek
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JohnMks Premium
Lol! I am sure you will do great in ANY niche as you are a good writer ;) it's not a joke, you seem to have a talent to engage with your text.. And that is a huge advantage

Sexy graphic is NOT needed, the graphic knowledge needed will be taught in the training so don't worry about that.

I think your first alternative niche sounds interesting, and you can find a lot of affiliate programs, they are literally everywhere online.

The bootcamp is great to start out with and you will learn things there that you can use later on to go into any niche and do anything online.

So, you might want to start out with that one for now, put your whole focus on it for a year and you will have GREAT knowledge about Internet marketing and can start (if you want) anything online later on.

Hope that helps?
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DerekSmith Premium
Hi John,
Many thanks for your reply and your kind words (I'm blushing).
Just to be sure, the first alternative was restoring woodwind? What sort of affiliate programs did you mean? I'm sure you thought of things that I didn't.
I think I'll also try the bootcamp and see how that goes. I've made a small start with content and there's a preliminary version under fire-your-boss.siterubix dot com if you're interested. If you think it's a bit too harsh, please be honest.

Thanks again
Derek
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JohnMks Premium
I haven't looked into that niche for affiliate programs but am pretty sure there are plenty, there is also other ways to make your site profitable other than with affiliate marketing, however that is something you will discover later on.

I don't think it is harsh, it is actually a good name (in my opinion) as it is catchy so it will be easy to remember for your visitors.

You might want to considering buying your own domain name later on.

However, if the same one is available I would be surprised as I think many would want to own that particular one. You never know until you know though :)

So, bootcamp it is? :)
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Massagearroo Premium
Thank you, John, for the follow. I see ou have been here for awhile. I am just starting out and will be sure to read some of your posts. I'm getting on fine and it is a great place - to set goals and achieve them. Ticking them off as I move along.
All the best for 2017,
Sinead
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thomasgj Premium
Just read your "Get Wealthy Affiliate Premium Membership For Free". I felt it is a valuable piece of advice that you have shared.
Also went through your profile. Impressed with your attitude & approach.
Didn't have to think twice before I click 'Follow' - my first one in WA!
All the best for your 'secret' goal! Cheers!
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you man!
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Hi, John,

Help— helping others will bring you the best kind of reward— LOVE grow. And it could also make you some money. I'm on Barnes and Noble and Amazon if you like to read. It's deep, though. Look at my profile and let me know to what material you want access. God bless you.
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ShaneWelcher Premium
John,

I used the eleven40 pro theme as well. I can help you out tomorrow if needed. I just got back from the dentist and really need a nap.

PM me tomorrow if you still need help.

Look at my site increasestrengths.com it uses the eleven40 pro

Thank,

Shane
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JohnMks Premium
Awesome site man!
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ShaneWelcher Premium
Thanks John
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viyee Premium
Thank you for the follow! Welcome to WA. You have all the tools and support you need to grow a successful business online!
The awesome training lessons and the community support. You have made the right decision. All the best!
Very best wishes you have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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MSueC Premium
Thank you John, your words are encouraging. I joined in November but I've had some events that has taken me away from getting started here at WA. You sound like you're well on your way earning good money. I hope I can too. I live in the U.S. in Indiana on about ten acres of land and own a greenhouse. For extra income, I grow and sell plants which has always been a passion of mine. I'm an organic gardener and grow most of the food we eat too. It's a great hobby but I'm getting a little too old to do all this hard work. That's why I decided to give WA a try. I have two grand daughters living with me and more income is sorely needed. It cost a lot now to raise children and we try to make the best of what we have but really it's never enough. Despite the hard times, we're a happy family and my girls make very good grades in school. Education takes top priority in my house because it's the one thing you can give yourself that no one can ever take from you! Knowledge is Power!
I have a question. How did WA save your life? I'm curious, but if you find my question too personal, you don't have to answer. I love success stories and would be interested in hearing yours.
Merry Christmas and have a very Happy New Year!
Always Marilyn
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you for your kind words Marilyn. I have sent you a private message :)
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Olajumoke1 Premium
Hey john,
Am still on this chosen a niche issue, another idea came to me how about i chose natural health as my niche ,and talk about how to attain healthy living naturally.
Plus can I join more than one affiliate program at a time on the same website .
Regards
Olajumoke
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JohnMks Premium
My advice would be to pick one and go with that. In most cases (me included) your first niche won't be your last. Most important is to get started with the training, later on if you want to create an other niche it will be a lot easier.

Yes you can join as many affiliate program as you want for the same website
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Hi John! Hope you doing well :)

I replied to your message on my profile about the "what is my niche?" issue.
I don't know if you get a notification for my reply, so I'll just leave this message here. I know you must have many messages to reply probably, so I hope it's ok to leave this message here and that I'm not stealing your time :)

Thank you for your support!
Have a great day!
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JohnMks Premium
I saw it now :) left you a comment :)
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Westwaters Premium
Hi John,Thanks for the follow and I will also be following you. It's good to see that you've been here for awhile, which is usually a sign of success. I started in Jan, but took a bit of time off and seem to have run into some problems. But since the training is so good I will go back and see what I skipped over. Everyone here, that has been successful, stresses to follow the training thoroughly. My 1st Mistake!...I wish you continued success...:-}
Warm Regards,
Kathy (Westwaters)
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you Kathy. Seems like you know what to do ;) Keep doing the training and you will be fine :)
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TheBuilder Premium
Hi dear. To keep you going, I've prepared a Dose of Encouragement specially for you and for all my other loved ones. Here it is: Hope you will appreciate it.
Have a nice day.
Best Regards
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you!
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear.
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Hi John! I noticed under someone else's post that you mentioned it was after a while that you started earning through WA, what happened? I'm trying to fast-track my success so I won't fall in a loophole of fails before starting to win. Glad WA ultimately worked out for ya!
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JohnMks Premium
What happened was that I started to get traffic and sales :) you will also if you stay consistent. Thank you!
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Ali-M Premium
Dear John, 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 too.
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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JohnMks Premium
Thank you Ali, wish you the best also.

Will follow you, you got all my links to the right here "under my websites" and on Facebook you can find my page if you type in startmakestopwaste in the searcbar on fb.

Looking forward to connect with you there
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WLG Premium
Hello John
Thanks for the follow, I am also following you; it is quite an honor to be followed by someone such as yourself. This is just one of the great and unusual things about our community here in WA. Everyone even the people who have been in for years follow newbies like myself who absolutely don't have a clue about what we are doing.

My hats off to Kyle and Carson for creating this Fantastic Organization.I will forever be grateful to Tom for introducing me to WA. I have placed your page in my favorites along with All the other Heavy- Hitters! Thank You so very much.

Have a Great WeekEnd;
Respectfully;
William
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you man! Lol you are flattering me to much am far from the Heavy weighters in this Community :) You are right about that even someone with more experience can learn from newbies though ;)

Wish you all the best William

Respectfully

/John
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WLG Premium
I am glad to be aboard.
William
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agnesmarshal Premium
Thank you John for sharing your inspiring blog with us so inlighting for me sounds very exciting so close and yet so far away im there and then im side tracked but im still reading your blog that helps me to push myself a little further thank you once again im following you also my friend
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JohnMks Premium
Thanks a lot Agnes! it means a lot :)
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RonaldNorton Premium
Writing down your goals means you have to cross them off as they are completed. It is a great idea to pave a way for successes. I have had lists for as long as I remember. One goal I had was one I made at 12 years old to earn a Blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and it was acheived in 2012, 49 years later. No goals to me is a meaningless life.
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JohnMks Premium
Exactly!
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Wayne66 Premium
Hi, John. Nice to meet you and thanks for the follow, will follow back. Been out of the loop the past 5+ weeks, (see last post on profile page), now trying to catch-up.

Hope it's going well and you are seeing the rewards for your hard work. All the best, Wayne.
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JohnMks Premium
Thank you Wayne! Will check it out!
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