About JudLie
Joined October 2016
I'm new to the world of online digital marketing but excited albeit a teensy weensy nervous about this new chapter in my life, and hoping to learn as much as I can to effect changes in my life.
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I typed the above out when I first joined and as I felt put on the spot that's all that I managed to say....but here's a little bit more about me:

I graduated eons ago with a degree in Business Administration with Business Spanish. Not having had the opportunity to use Spanish in business settings or on a job, that's pretty much gone out the window with just a smattering of conversation Spanish left.

I definitely have the travel bug which has been dormant for too long owing to my present situation with its responsibilities, but the travel bug is slowly but surely rearing its head, and it will soon be too difficult to resist its charms ;)

I absolutely love to read - both fiction and non-fiction, and my most favourite genres are historical novels and dark thrillers, you know the edge-of-the-seat kind that get your heart racing from page 1.

I love the outdoors to a certain degree although in Autumn / Fall, I love to be indoors cooking, baking, reading, and just chilaxing.

My favourite film genres are historical period British dramas and mystery / crime dramas. I also LOVE watching documentaries, as not only are they interesting but watching them is also a great way to broaden one's knowledge bank.

I'm glad to have found WA, and so far I'm enjoying the online community spirit, all the support and most of all the awesome videos that have been put together by various people.

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Answer #1: I would be happy earning enough money to pay all my bills plus a lot extra to do the things I love to do, like travelling.

Answer #2: I'll be ecstatic earning, full stop.

Answer #3: As much time as I possibly can, given my rather busy schedule at the moment.
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Answer #1: I would be happy earning enough money to pay all my bills plus a lot extra to do the things I love to do, like travelling.

Answer #2: I'll be ecstatic earning, full stop.

Answer #3: As much time as I possibly can, given my rather busy schedule at the moment.
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Carson Premium
Awesome goals Judith!!

Now that you have goals to work towards you are going to be able to really focus on the training. Take action on what you learn and the lessons will take you towards achieving your goals.

I look forward to working with you and having you as an active part of the Wealthy Affiliate Community.

Cheers,

Carson
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nathaniell Premium
Those are some very achievable goals Judith, and once you reach them, you'll be primed and ready to go beyond. If you stick to the plan and dedicate that amount of time to training and taking action every day, then you are definitely going to start to see some results!
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MsMerry Premium
Hi Judith. Welcome to WA and thank you for following me. It is an awesome learning experience, one that continues as you move along. Follow the training and try to implement as you go along and it will all fall into place. Wishing you the best of the best here.
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nathaniell Premium
What's up Judith, just wanted to see how you were doing and if you need any help. Let me know!

BTW in case you missed the message, you also get free keyword searches in Jaaxy (http://www.jaaxy.com) that can help you with finding topics to write about on your website.

If you need some help understanding Jaaxy just respond to this message and I can send a training video to you.

PS. I found a few more success stories I wanted you to see!
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judLie Premium
Yes, please send me a training video on understanding Jaaxy.
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nathaniell Premium
Kyle has a great video here: He talks about the basics. There's a whole list of other resources here: but don't get overwhelmed! Start with Kyle's, and see how it goes.

Shoot me a message if you have any questions about the stuff he talks about in the video!
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nathaniell 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! :)
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judLie Premium
Things are indeed going well with the training....and I do have questions. As regards niches, I think I'm going to go for the "make money" niche to start with, as I think of other niches to build subsequent websites on.

I do have questions but I think that my questions will be answered as I go on with the 'Get Started' training and then with the Affiliate Bootcamp.

I will be get in touch if anything is unclear.

oh, but before I go here are a couple of niche ideas I have. The first one is indeed broad and needs to be narrowed down and I wonder how to narrow it down tbh. I've been on DMOZ and haven't found a sub sub-category that nails it down for me.

My 'broad' niche I thought of is Special Needs as I have a child with special needs who has a rare chromosome disorder.
A question related to niches I have is: how does having a niche and creating a website translate to creating content on said website to affiliating to driving traffic to said website? I'm passionate about special needs, obviously because I have a child with SN and I know that I can narrow down this broad niche to say, SN toys or SN books, or SN games, etc but how do I find a company that offers affiliate programmes for that niche? I'm probably jumping ahead of myself and should just carry on with the training....but some feedback from you would be really appreciated.
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nathaniell Premium
I'm not exactly sure how special needs are categorized, but you could narrow down the type of special needs families you'd like to target that might be good. If you can't categorize them and just want to go broad, then maybe special needs of a certain age group. A SN child age 5 will be very different from a SN person age 35, with different degrees of independence.

So have a think about what type of family/person you'd like to help and write articles for.

But you can definitely find lots of products to talk about and promote in this niche. The same is true of any niche. Do a search for "product" and "affiliate program" or "topic" "affiliate program" and lots will turn up.

Kyle will show you this later in the lessons, but there are so many options out there that it's not super important to do right now. The main thing is to have your topic read, your website created, and then start creating articles (Kyle will show you all of this in the lessons).

Let me know if you have any follow up questions and I hope you enjoy the training!
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judLie Premium
I am enjoying the training.
yes, I think I will carry on with the lessons and from time to time will read shared links. I just don't want to feel overwhelmed at any stage cos if that happens I'll shut down.

Thanks for being there for me, Nat. Totally appreciated.
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nathaniell Premium
I know how you feel about 'shutting down' when overwhelmed. I do the same thing. Take everything step by step, and you can always take a short break as long as you come back ready for more the next day :)
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nathaniell Premium
Hey Judith, I just wanted to check in and see if had a chance to start exploring Wealthy Affiliate. If you haven't started the Online Entrepreneur Certification Course - that's the best place to start. It'll take you through the whole process of how to start your website and how the making money stuff works.

Click the green"Get Started Here" button on the left.

PS. One thing people get stuck on a lot is picking a topic or "niche" for their website. If you are having trouble thinking of something to make your website about let me know and we can figure it out together.

PSS. Just about every new member wants to see some success stories! There are too many to list, but here are a few of my favorites:
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judLie Premium
Hi Nathaniell,

thanks for checking in with me. I have started on the Online Entrepreneur Course, and I'm on Lesson 3, just covering 'Niches'. I'm about to read a blog that Kyle put together and have jotted down some ideas of niches that interest me and that I'm passionate about.

Thanks for the success stories. Will check them out.

Judith
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nathaniell Premium
Excellent! Sounds like things are moving along nicely for you. Keep up the good work :)
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nathaniell Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Judith!

Nathaniell here - you probably remember me from my site One More Cup of Coffee. I'm glad to see you've signed up and are ready to get started building your online business.

Right now, there are just two super important things you need to know.

1) If you ask questions and interact with the community you are far more likely to see results with your business. The support here at WA is the best in the internet marketing industry...please take advantage of it.

2) You can access me for 1-on-1 support by leaving a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/nathaniell or by responding directly to this message.

There are a ton of other features worth exploring, but they are explained the main training. Time to get started on the first lesson!

PS. Did you know that you'll already have your website built by lesson 4? Crazy, I know!

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This includes some simple design tips, and answers to the most frequently asked questions by new WA members. This resource will help you bypass these common errors and get your affiliate website ready for making money.

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Before you go, can you please respond to this message so I know you made it inside the community? I'd like to connect with you so I can keep an eye out for your questions this week.

~Nathaniell
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judLie Premium
Hi Nathaniell!

I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed. I thought I was signing up for email info on affiliate marketing not signing up with Wealthy Affiliate straightaway. I wasn't planning on joining till next week as I am rather busy this week and will not be able to dedicate the time I'll obviously need to get acquainted with the site as well as to start on the course. So, needless to say I'm feeling a but rushed.

Anyway, I guess I need to hit the ball running...

Btw, thanks for the welcome message. I do appreciate that.
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nathaniell Premium
My email course was created to help supplement the WA training. You can take your time with all of it - no rush to complete anything! I'll be around if you have any questions along the way Judy.
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judLie Premium
I appreciate your email course, I really do, but I think for now I'm going to focus on getting through the 'Getting Started' course, and then when I don't feel to overwhelmed I'll read through your emails. Do keep 'em coming though, and thanks for your understanding, Nathaniell.
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nathaniell Premium
No problem Judith. that sounds like a very reasonable plan! I log onto WA every day to check my messages so I'll be looking out for you :)
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