About JohnStevens
Joined June 2016
Hi all, I have today 24/07/2016, upgraded to a Premium Member YEARLY and look forward to moving forward with your help. Hopefully my profile photo won't put you off !!!
I reside in the UK and love watching football (soccer), I am in sales and work for an electrical wholesaler, selling industrial electrical equipment. My wife and I
own 2 female Rottweilers, we absolutely love the breed. The Rottweiler on my profile, we lost to cancer a few years ago.
Being a complete novice I hope you will all be kind enough to help me climb the ladder as I am really keen to try and succeed and not let you guys down.
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angieina Premium
Hi John, I empathise with a lot you say , I have two Golden retrievers ,also live in UK , my Husband has had 5 operations on his knees as knee replacements ( the first two did not stand up )and on the second replacements we said that they`d better be ...heavy duty!. On one `op` he had no knee joint at all , because they thought there might be infection. Like your wife, I have been a nurse so am well aware of the problems in UK hospitals.
With just joining WA I am a complete novice ..not really literate with computers ,only very basics. I am trying to decide whether to continue to Premium or whether it will be too much,` over my head`.
What is your website ? are you progressing ? now you have upgraded?
I do like the WA community, everyone is so friendly.
JohnStevens Premium

Sorry to hear about your husband, my wife knee replacement seems ok so far. But she has just come home from a 3rd operation on her fractured hip, both other times failed after only 6 weeks. They fractured again with a horrible loud crack, so much so it frightened the dogs to run into another room.
As for WA I would definitely recommend on going Premium, I was the same as you exactly, I could switch on a computer but that was it really.
Just follow the starter training, do all the tasks set by Kyle. Don't skip anything, don't rush it is not a race. If you don't understand something just go through the training video as many times as you want. Make sure you do the training in the order it is set.
If you need to ask a question, then ask on Live Chat or do a Blog on what you need to know and are stuck on.
ALL members here are very helpful and you will get your answers every time.
By going premium you have access to everything, if I can learn what I have so far at this great community, you wont have any problem whatsoever.
If I can help or point you in the right direction, please let me know.

John (UK)
angieina Premium
Thanks John (also my husbands name) Do hope your wife makes good progress from now on
Johnyipkh Premium
Congratulations! John. You have made the right choice to upgrade your current membership to Premium. You will not regret this as I have been in this community for more than a year even though I am not that active but I still enjoy all the lovely discussion and inspirational quote daily, so that's how i continue my membership here.

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!
MFogarty Premium
John, You HAVE been hacked but only now since you made that phone call have you truly entered a trap. They have disabled your anti-virus warning sensors. Do you have access to geek squad from Best Buy? They are a tech group I trust to let inside your computer to check for viruses. I have some anti virus software you should check out even when they told you it "WONT WORK" CC cleaner is a free cleaner to get and malwarebites
anti-malware WORKS WELL.. VERY well .. in fact, if you haven't used the free premium trial yet, do so. It will trap the root kits that have been planted (at least 98% of them) . I am worried about you and your computer. Please let me know what steps you have taken and what you are heading to do next. I want to protect you from , well..yourself.. because they are lying to you.

ElisaW Premium
Thank you for following me John! We are soccer lovers here too. My son lives and breathes it! During the winter he is doing futsal. Your profile tells that you would like to climb the ladder, well at a rank of 48 today I think you have met your goal! Well done!
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Elisa,

5 boys, nearly half a soccer team, I live and breathe this great game. From playing, becoming a team manager, passed my referee exam etc etc.
I have 3 boys also, 2 are soccer mad !!!!
Feel free to go on my website and even show your boys, leave some comments on the various pages and posts. Perhaps your boys would like to comment also.
Please purchase anything through my site, one of my pages or posts has affiliate links to Soccer.com in the USA.
If you need help with anything, PM me I will be pleased to advise.

My website is :-


Thank you,
ElisaW Premium
I went to your site and commented :)
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Elisa,

I have just replied to your comment, my post limit was set at 6 but now showing all 15. When you see my reply it says go back on my site where I have a DVD training post with affiliate links to an awesome soccer training site.
If your boys are looking at my site with you, there is a soccer video games post also + many other soccer related posts.
Thank you for commenting, Elisa.

ElisaW Premium
Awesome. Thanks!
StevenEsser Premium
Thanks for following me. It's great to connect with people.
It's great to see another name fellow (Steven ('s)). I got family through my wife in the UK so I got no problem with UK'ers. Nor do I have problems with your picture.
You are almost as fresh as I am in WA, so we fresh ones can support each other.
Don't hesitate to contact me. Always open for a chat and who knows I might be able to help out too, as we all have different skills.

Roybretton Premium
Hello John, thank you for the follow, I am now following you! It is great to see you here at Wealthy Affiliate, you have come to a great place to learn about Internet marketing. There are many people here who are willing to help you, including myself and the training here is excellent. I look forward to reading your blog posts and networking with you. Good to see that you like your four-legged friends, I used to have German shepherds, but I don't have a dog at the moment, but hopefully will one day again soon!

All the best to you John, Roy.
JanSwe Premium
Hi John and thanks for the follow!

It was interesting to read about your background and your dogs. I always loved dogs but have never had one.

Welcome to connect more with me if you would like to share or discuss something or maybe I contact you :)

I wish you all the best with you online business!

Regards, Jan
LindaSMcRae Premium
Hi there, friend, thank you for following me! Hope you are following your training and getting your website built. I wish you all the best with your online business! This is the most awesome community I have ever found! If I can help in any way, please don't hesitate to contact me!
With Kind Regards,
despatis Premium
Dear John, thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, most appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

DerekBly Premium
Hi John. Thanks for following me. I'm in Canada, so we both belong to the Commonwealth. Hey, something in common. I had to have my golden retriever/wheaten terrier cross put down last year due to a number of health issues. I thing Rotties are one of the best-looking breeds out there.
JohnStevens Premium
Thank you, Derek. Sorry about your terrier cross, we get so attached to them.

PaulLarkin Premium
Hello John,
Like you, i live in the UK (London) and want to make WA my project for 2016+. Sorry to hear about the death of your Rottweiler. Not often you hear of a dog dying of cancer. I work in the Dept of Health so hear a lot about cancer victims.
Wishig you every success in WA.
Coraline Premium
Hi John,
I hope you are progressing on your goals to your satisfaction. I have a lot of learning ahead of me and lots of hope too. I will have to check out your posts and write some myself in the coming days and weeks. I am following you and hope you are having a great day!
NWTDennis Premium
Hello John ... thank you for the follow. Congratulations on you decision to go Premium Annual. Commitment to the long haul will serve you well. There's a steep learning curve and it's best to take it one day at a time. Just keep moving forward.

I wish you the best on your WA journey.
HelenpDoyle Premium
John, nothing wrong with that photo. And yours looks pretty good too.

Rotties are lovely dogs. I have never had one but our (disliked) neighbour did. And Shana (Ms Rottie), didn't like him either. So she shared our other neighbours (dog people) and our houses. We are cat people and she never ever bothered the cats. She wasn't allowed in the house proper as she tended to eat dead things (her owner had a policy of not feeding her) and what we gave her. The smell of dead things often accompanied her. Therefore the 'not in the house' policy.

However she was allowed in the laundry. She could then see us in the living room. We would watch the nose peak out into the hallway slowly followed by the head. Then she would lay and watch us and the TV.

Happy journeying here, work hard, have some fun and keep in touch.
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Helen, Rotties are lovely dogs and as your comment, some owners should be banned from owning any breed of dog. This is why all my Rotties are from a rescue centre.

Thank you,
HelenpDoyle Premium
All of our cats have been rescued but we found them ourselves. Only the recent one, our most disobedient cat ever, was actually obtained through the cats' home.
kmer6 Premium
Good day to you John ,my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. Right back at you, john. You are going to find that the WA platform is the best one around to learn how then implement your uniqueness to market online.
I look forward to working with you and making all of us a success.
Luther Premium
Hi, John, thanks for following me. I searched Google
Rottweilers + affiliate program
I came across with the attached image, a site that offer affiliate program to promote. You can start anything to do with Rottweilers, food, straps, rottweilers medical treatment, lifespan, , rottweilers history, its adaptation to winter, summer, spring. rottweilers enthusiasts, Common diseases affecting them,
WLG Premium
Hello John,
Thanks for the follow and I wish All the success you are seeking. I will share this with you. You are involved with a Group of Entrepreneurs who will share ALL of their expertise with you, there will never be a problem that cannot be answered, or a situation where you're left on your own.

Best Regards;
Kmb29-281 Premium
John you are a very pleasant person to admire!
I'm new to WA with my goal being not to disappoint myself.
I'm ready to assist & help anyone I can but mainly and foremost my own personal success must be my main goal otherwise who else will do it for me?
Wishing you the best of luck in all and any of your new endeavors!
Harrysastar2 Premium
Hi, Steven, welcome to the WA community, and thanks for the follow, returned. Profile photo? Love the smile. As William Arthur Ward said ":A warm smile is the universal language of kindness", which just about sums up the WA community.

Wishing you every success in your online endeavors, if I can help in any way, just holler.
roesal Premium
Hi John and Thank you for the follow. I will follow you back. I wish you the best of luck here at WA. You will find lots of great information and help. Sorry to here about the lost of your beloved pet. I lot my wonderful lab a few years back, he was family, and truly missed. Best Wishes.
nathalym Premium
Dear John,

Sorry to hear that you lost your dog to cancer. It is a very sad experience as they are like children. I am new to the online business as well. I have created two websites, however, they do not generate me an income and I do to know how to get traffic. I find what wealthy affiliates lack is the marketing expertise. How to adapt the website to the market niche found on the internet.
TheMulcahys Premium
Hi John,

Great to meet you. I hope the football season kicking off again isn't going to distract you too much from your WA training ;)

Although you might be a novice in some ways, you are still an expert in sales, and so you have a definite advantage with this.

If you already are able to sale industrial electrical equipment you will know the market, and this could be used to your advantage in getting started with your own business.

I bet you'll be amazed at how many affiliate programs there are in industrial electrical equipment.

All the best,

Robert-A Premium
Hello John and welcome to wealthy affiliate.
You have probably realized by now that that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
Can I suggest you browse some more of the blogs I have published within WA.
Thank you for the follow as well and I will follow you.
Remember, if you get stuck you ask ok.
Enjoy your day.
Becka56 Premium
Hey John,

Thanks for following me I'll me happy to help in any way I can. I've only been in WA for a little over a month but I've been on-line for a few years. I crashed and burned and had to start all over again. So I know how starting can be frustrating, having done it more than once. The main thing is to never stop, never give up and you'll make it.

Have a great day :-)

MacMcKenzie1 Premium
Hi John, Nice to meet you, Thank You For The Follow, I am now following you also. Welcome To WA. and Congratulations on going Premium. You have made a great choice, so glad to have you here with all of us. I look forward to talking to you and if you need anything just give us a shout!! Best Wishes To You And Your Success Here At WA!!
PMindra Premium
Hi, John.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

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

Welcome to The Wealthy Affiliate University and congratulations on going 'Premium Yearly.' It just makes sense. I did the same within the first month and a bit after joining on May 03, 2016.

You seem like a true gentleman and I look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you moving forward.

I am very pleased to make your acquaintance.

Kindest Regards,

DELJAR Premium
Hi, John. It's nice to meet you.Thank you for the follow. I have followed you back. I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your dog. It's sad to lose a pet who you have taken care of for years. Hope everything is going well with you. Wish you every success in your online business venture!
Adel :)
Swangirl Premium
I am sorry you lost your doggie. She looks like a sweetie!
Thank you for following me and welcome to WA! I hope you do well here. My site is on cat health and nutrition but the main line of supplements I review is made for dogs too. They were so revolutionary for us, they inspired my site.

There seems to be good interest in the pet niches...I see someone below suggested that too.
vanbot Premium
Thanks for the follow, John, I am following you back, and may I wish you all of the success online that you want for yourself. It does take work, I am nowhere near yet, I am still doing the training, but I have read about some very successful people here who are doing really well, so we know that going premium is well worth it.:-))Steph
WBoyer Premium
Hi, John and welcome.All the help and training you need to be successful with building your financial future on the internet is at your finger tips here at Wealthy Affiliate University. You just need to add your passion, your determination to succeed and work hard at it. Don't be afraid to ask questions anytime you need help. That's one of the cool perks here. Plenty of people willing to help.

Good luck and best wishes for great success

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!
bnaylor Premium
Hey John... Thanks for connecting and the follow... I truly appreciate the invitation to be a part of your "journey online"..

Congrats by the way on taking the step to upgrade to Premium... WA is an amazing community and investing in yourself and your business you've taken a tremendous first step towards your long-terms success online...

If you ever have any questions or if there is anything I can do to help you along with your online marketing, please don't hesitate to ask... In fact, if you'd like to learn more about how I approach this business, please read the following post when you get a moment... Between that post and my profile, you should get a pretty clear idea on my thoughts on "internet marketing" as an industry and my approach... You can always PM me here of course if you have questions or you can message me through Facebook... I always seem to be logged into my Facebook account for various reasons, so that's likely the quickest way to reach me... My contact information is on my profile...

Thanks again... Bryan
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. It has been very helpful to a lot of people. You can find them on my profile on the right under training (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
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Loes, thank you for your kind words. I have contacted technical support regarding members are trying to comment on one of my posts or pages and all they see is a blank screen/page. I am sure it is something to do with SEO Title Settings as I copied and pasted a new post from my permalink yesterday to Google+ Link box. All was fine except it said next to the image %post - title%.
Technical Support suggested disabling the SEO Title Settings, which I did and re-sent to Google+ again, absolutely perfect. The %post - title% has disappeared and replace by my new post heading.
But now just blank pages for comments, technical replied saying they are looking into it. That was over an hour ago so not straight forward to rectify.
Loes Premium
Hi John, support is always very thorough and quick. Here is a training about how to activate your comment forms
AngelaHall Premium
to create an attachment file for users to download from your site:
find the file on your computer
right click and then send to compressed zipped folder
upload the zipped folder to your media in dashboard
go to the page/post you want to add it to
place cursor where you want it to be
click add media
select file you just uploaded
in the title box, enter the text you want displayed
click insert into page
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.
TheTopEagle Premium
Hello John
It's my pleasure to welcome you to the WA Global Family. Help will always be at hand for you.
You have such a WINING SMILE. I am a smiler too. A smile a awhile can even melt the heart of your "enemy" I wish you the best in WA
Pastor Tony
JohnStevens Premium
Thank you, Tony. My smile is struggling to compete with yours !!!!
Lev Premium
Hello John,

First off welcome to our Wealthy Affiliate family! You made a wise decision to try out this program.

If you follow along step-by-step within the next few days you will learn a lot and also meet some wonderful people that will not hesitate to help you personally.

There's always hundreds of people available 24/7 to help out. Just drop a question in the chat or post it to the community.

The only thing is to TAKE ACTION and I strongly advise you to start with the "Get Started Here" - Green tab in the left corner. There you'll begin to get the valuable head start that you need towards building an online business and earning money.

This task based video course will help get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets the bring you monthly income.

Here is the link where you will want to go first. Just remember every day that you sit idle is a day wasted. I hope to see you around within the community. Please contact me directly if you need any help.

JohnStevens Premium
Hi Lev,
I appreciate your reply, i have finished my Getting Started (Level 1). It took me about 4 days. I am worried now about upgrading to Premium as i think i may be out of my depth !!!
I suppose its a confidence thing, be good to hear your thoughts as everyone seems they want to help everyone.
Lev Premium
Hi John,
My advice would be to take your time and don't rush into premium. There's quite a lot you can learn as a free member. The key is to work on your new online business consistently. If you ask me it's a good thing that it took you 4 days, because it means you are goıing through everything carefully. In fact, go back and go over it again and be thorough. If you follow the steps and do the tasks one by one while asking for help as you go along, you should be fine. Keep at it, great start!
Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

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

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

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Kyle, I have just messaged you. My niche is football (soccer) equipment, went on google and on affiliate websites they all show the full range of soccer items from footwear, kit etc. Considering I am choosing football only not sport would this be ok. I am just about to build my website which I am sure I need help with please.
Please reply ASAP.
Kyle Premium
Yeah, that would be fine. Just do know that if you are trying to attract any traffic from North America, football would not be the term to use, soccer would. If your site was not targeting the US, football would be fine.
JohnStevens Premium
Hi Kyle,
Finished my starter lessons, took me 4 days to complete and on it most days about 6 hours each day.
Very worried about my next step as think i will be way out of my depth. Although the step by step starter lesson was ideal for me being a complete novice.
Kyle Premium
You are going to be just fine John, we all had to go through the learning process and you are more than capable. You have an unbelievable amount of help if you ever get stuck along the way. :)
JohnStevens Premium
Hi All, my name is John from the UK, just joined the community and look forward to hooking up and making as many friends as possible. Please see my profile, sorry if it is not informative enough. I know you are all very helpful, and your replies will be very much appreciated.