About LouiseBT
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Howzit / Kunjan Shamwari

("hello my friend" Zimbabwe-style, where I was born and raised. There are 16 official languages in Zim, so I've kept this to the minimum :-))

Here I am on this amazing international platform, Wealthy Affiliate, learning incredible things and developing an online business as an affiliate marketer. The goal? To earn a healthy income and make a difference in the lives of others.

Embarking on a new and exciting phase and stage in life where new-found freedom will enable me to travel and experience the world, I am seeking geographic as well as financial freedom!

A fellow WA member wished me like this: "Good luck zip lining your way to affiliate marketing success as a member of our WA family!" I am holding on to these words for my messaging, how cool!

If you are not already a member, what are you waiting for? Join WA today, you can start for FREE and go Premium when you are ready!

See you on the inside!

Sala Kahle (stay well in Zulu)
Blessings
Louise

PS "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass ... it's about learning to dance in the rain" So whatever it is you are wanting to do with your life, don't hesitate, no matter your circumstances, you too can be learning how to dance in the rain!
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Money I would be happy earning
A six figure income
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Money I would be ecstatic earning
An eight figure income
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Time I'm willing to invest to achieve my goals
As much as it takes
 
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LouiseBT Premium
How much money would you be happy earning?
A six figure income

How much would you be ecstatic earning?
An eight figure income

And how much time are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
As much as it takes
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Carson Premium
Really good to see that you've added some goals Louise!

These are both realistic and achievable. Your time investment will be key to achieving these goals and you certainly are willing to invest the time :)

Take your time, take action on what you learn, and ask for help when you need it! There are many helpful folks within the Wealthy Affiliate community who have the answers you will be looking for. I personally look forward to helping out in every way I can.

Carson
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Franckchanda Premium
Follow the step by step training that is the key to success
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EHozubin Premium
LouiseBT - Sala Kahle , learning to dance in the rain, in English could mean "when you receive Lemons, make lemonade. I see that you have quite the track record to date with WA. I definitely am happy to follow you in this great community that we are fortunate to have. Best to you.
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DanaKirk1 Premium
Welcome to WA good luck on your future here. If you haven'nt picked a niche chose something that your passionate about.
You'll eventually be writing a lot about the niche you choose. So
if its something you enjoy it makes writing much more fun.


Stay in touch and make many friends in the business they will
help you on journey moving forward.
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KateSpak Premium
Thanks for the great advice. I’m already coming up with ideas.
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marklwalker Premium
Seventy-six years of life have taught me that being actively engaged in any good cause will alleviate all anxieties, fears and make disappointments only temporary.

As we lose ourselves in a worthwhile project by focusing on the needs of others, we achieve a mindset that actually lifts us, making us feel better and causes us to forget or at lease view our own predicament as not as precarious as we might have otherwise imagined.

Nothing will replace good honest, hard work in any worthwhile project. Far too often we try to make ourselves feel better by an assortment selfish pleasures to amuse and entertain ourselves when the solution can be right next to us, when we see someone who needs help.

Our instant involvement in helping to assist the needs of our 'neighbor' we find that instantly our focus has changed from what we once thought was more important. Always give your very best.

Sincerely,
Mark L. Walker
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LouiseBT Premium
Thank you for your visit, Mark, really appreciate your time and your advice.
Blessings
Louise
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IamWayne Premium
Hi Louise,
I recide in Sunningdale Dbn North KZN I have just started with the training while working full time pushing to fit more hours in.
That said I am very determind to make this work for me.
Wonderful to communicate with South Africans.
I have a question On Kyles training video the part about Private Policy.
We I opened mined it read WHO ARE WE All about Private Poilcy.
At the bottom we are to tick two blocks NOINDEX this page, or NOFOLLOW this page. But these where not there.
Can anyone help me right ?
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Wayne
Lucky you, I love KZN! Well done for getting stuck in here, its the only way to get ahead!
I suspect that the Privacy Policy is already ticked NOINDEX and NOFOLLOW. The way to double-check is to publish it, then go back in to edit, scroll right the way to the bottom and you should find the boxes there. I am not sure if they are visible in Site Content which is why I recommended publishing and going back to edit. the search engines don't get to our sites too quickly so you do have time to go back and edit a published post or page.
If you are still having problems, you can ask the community (under the Help Center) or ask Site Support (also under the Help Center.
Hope that helps you.
Blessings
Louise
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bjjohn Premium
Louise, did you see mt message and can you help?

I could use a little help. I just published content to my site and everything generally looks good, but a few things all out of place. I've edited those things in wordpress, updated, but it hasn't changed on my site. (mainly how my sentences are being aligned) Other corrections has taken place. What's up?
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi there

I didn't see a message from you - sorry, where did you send it to?

Wrt the content on your site, I also have that challenge from time to time and what I do is go back and forth between edit and publish and make the adjustments until I am happy with the way it looks.

Are you using bullet points and numbers for the sentences?
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bjjohn Premium
Ok, I try that. Yeah I'm using bullets and numbers, they're fine, it's just four or five little sentences. It's crazy!
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LouiseBT Premium
The bullets and numbers can make it worse. Try not to indent your paragraphs either, that can create havoc too, lol!
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Ninjahfrass6 Premium
The real world can really get in the way of the things you want to make number your one priority. Right now I work in Accounting and it basically takes up all of my time, I want to quit but I can't cause right now it's my only source of income. I really hope I make some . I can't wait to make Online Marketing (Affiliate Marketing) my bread and butter... Deep Sigh
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Cawayne
Thank you for your visit here on my profile - really appreciated.
I know exactly how you feel, I am also employed and really look forward to going full time with the online business!
Enjoy the journey and share it with us in the community.
Blessings
Louise
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MaxineW1 Premium
Hi Louise,

Thank you for following me, I have followed you also.

I love your upbeat profile, it is brilliant, definitely made me smile.

You have done a lot in less than a year which is absolutely amazing & very encouraging to us newbies. I hope I do half as well as you.

Best wishes
Maxine
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Maxine
Thank you so much for visiting me here :-) Great to see you.
I am glad to see you enjoyed my profile - we get to have a lot of fun here if we choose to.
I encourage you to throw yourself into the process of training, building your website, blogging here in WA and for your site, plus engaging with the community, WA has so much to offer and we get to choose how quickly we want to grow. I also recommend that you pace yourself, this can be addictive, completely engrossing and exhausting.
Wishing you every success!
Blessings
Louise x
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KenGuest Premium
Howdy Louise,
I just started last week. I signed up as a premium. I came to WA to learn to blog and maintain a website. This is my first foray into internet marketing. I have a day job and a business I am trying to officially launch. I quickly found there is a vast support system in this unique community of folks from all over the globe. We all have the same things in common - to become financially independent by creating our own business through the internet space and position ourselves to help others.

My experience in very limited and as I progress through the training, I'm certain that I will lean on others in the community for advice. Just getting my feet now as I plan to commence training sometime in the next week or so, Thank you for following me as I likewise will follow you. Here's to a remarkable journey towards our success!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Ken
Thank you for your visit and detailed message - great to hear from you!
My guess is that you are going to do very well here, you are focused and understand the benefits of this awesome community. I am looking forward to reading your success stories :-)
I am sure you already know this but this journey is a marathon and not a sprint, there is so much to learn. I encourage you to deep dive into the training and pace yourself, burn out is real, especially for us who get so excited about building our businesses, lol! Like you, I have more than one thing going on so I understand this too well. No doubt I will work myself to a standstill again, it is better to avoid that if possible though :-)
Wishing you absolutely everything of the best!
Blessings
Louise
PS I see you asked the question about CBD products on your profile page. As far as I have seen, there is no problem with promoting CBD products on your website. There are rules in the community, have a look here, this will help : Sorry about the title, I'm not implying that you are spamming anyone, it's just the name :-)
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KenGuest Premium
Thank you Louise,
Yes, someone already forwarded this list to me. I copied it and pasted it above my monitor so that I never fall out of compliance.
I respect this community and want to be a productive and contributing member for long as I am with WA.

Cheers!.
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CrysV Premium
Hi Louise.. thanks for the follow.

How exciting that you will be traveling the world. I love to travel because it allows you to experience life in different ways and helps you to appreciate the smaller things.

Wishing you all the best on your travel endeavors and here on WA!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Crystal
Thank you for the visit - great to see you here!
Travel definitely is in my plans, working hard to get my online business off the ground, once that is done - I am up, up and away :-)
Thank you for your wishes. I look forward to reading your success stories.
Blessings
Louise
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AlliGrrrl Premium
Hey Louise,

I love your bio! I would love to travel to Zimbabwe one day. Geographic freedom is definitely one of the main reasons that affiliate marketing appealed to me initially.

I always say jokingly (but honestly, I’m really not joking - I really mean it...lol) when someone asks me what I want out of life, I always say my ultimate goal in life is to be an expat!

Anyways, I look forward to getting to know you better as I continue on my journey here at WA! I know in my heart that I’ve found everything I need to create a successful online business and am so grateful that I’m finally where I need to be!

Cheers,
Allison

P.S. I actually stopped by to say thank you for following me and to let you know that I followed you back! It’s great to have you in my network and I look forward to getting to know you better !
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RandellD Premium
Kwaziwai! Makadii Zvenyu?
Taku greeting!
Louise, it is great that you are thinking about your fellow countrymen. I moved and have a lot of books of all types that I would like to donate. They range from art and history books to "Do it yourself" trade books, i.e. carpentry, masonary, electrical, etc and would love to donate them to your country if I could find the organization to ship ship them gratis from the U.S. to your location. Any ideas on this?
Randell
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Randell
That is AWESOME - thank you, thank you :-)
I belong to a Fb page who may be able to help get your very generous donation shipped into Zim. Let me post on there and revert to you.
I am over the moon, thank you so very much again.
Blessings
Louise
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RandellD Premium
You Bet!
Glad to do it. I know everybody is using computers these days but I thinks books still have a place in education and am happy to help out as much as I can. Let me know what you hear.
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LouiseBT Premium
I think Zim has no choice but to make use of books, their lack of electrical power being what it is.
I am with you though, there will always be a place for books - there is nothing like the smell of a book and the texture of the pages. Not only that, you can read a book before going to sleep and not break your "no screen time before sleep" rule :-) Haha!
So far no response to my question on Facebook, will keep checking and revert to you.
Blessings
Louise
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ASullivan1 Premium
Hi Louise,
I noticed that you’re following me. Thanks so much for that. I hope and pray for your success here at WA. I’m wondering if we could do each other a favor? Could we possibly exchange a comment on a recent post, on each other’s website? I know time is precious, so I certainly understand if the timing is not the best for you. Anyway, if you’re able, here’s the post I need a comment on: https://howtoloveelementary.com/why-do-i-feel-like-a-child/
Please send me a link to your most recent post and I’ll add a comment for you. A warm thanks to you in advance.
Andy
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Andy
Thank you for visiting me on my page. That's a great idea, I will go there shortly. Please do the same for me at this article: https://latebloomerwealthyaffiliate.com/h125
Blessings
Louise
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Andy
Wow, that is quite a post you have written! I will have to revert to it tomorrow morning (its 3.26pm where I am). I will pop the link into my calendar and leave you a comment in the morning.
Blessings again
Louise
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ASullivan1 Premium
Just left a comment. I love your approach. So smart!
Thanks, Louise.
Andy
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Andy
Wow! What an incredible article, so much depth and experience and knowledge all evident. You speak about the word "smart" when relating to my article, shew, I am humbled. You are one incredibly smart man!
I have left a comment on your article, I hope it is sufficient.
I am also going to send you a private message shortly, just a couple of small observations.
Blessings
Louise
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LokiProducts Premium
Thanks for the follow, as well as the motivation in your profile. The dancing in the rain actually reminded me of a song i heard the other day. The guy was talking about how people should learn to dance in the rain rather then sit and complain. seems like this has been popping up more and more in my life recently. For now I'll take it as a sign that I have finally found where I belong. With amazing people just like yourself. Praying for you and your success!!!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Arron
so awesome to hear about the confirmation you've found with the dancing in the rain! I see you are also a praying man - this has to be a God-incidence - you are in the right place for sure!
Work hard and consistently, I can't wait to read your success stories!
Blessings
Louise
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TabbyLucy Premium
Thanks for following, I followed you back & yes I am learning to dance in the rain! Boy as they say, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. I then must be one of the strongest women in the world, yet somehow I realise I am one of many, possibly why some are here battling on - following the zip! Best of luck & how awesome you know other languages!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Tracey
Thank you for your visit - we should've had tea :-)
Thank you too for adding me to your network, really appreciated.
Haha, I know what you mean - you and me both, strong ladies! Wishing you every success & look forward to reading all about the journey.
Blessings
Louise
PS I wish I was multi-lingual, sadly I am not, just come from a country that is :-)
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KGads Premium
Hi Louise, how are you going? I am reaching out to my network of followers here. I want us to support each other. I have an inspiring family travel blog that I want to share with the world. check it out here. https://gadsventure.com

Would you please do me a favour and give me a follow on https://facebook.com/gadsventure and https://instagram.com/gadsventure and https://pinterest.com.au/gadsventuretime https://twitter.com/gadsventure https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvoxFmP6fBBy7ewqCZgUkaQ if you wouldn't mind? It will only take a second and I hope you may even be inspired by some of our content!

My family of 6 have burned our bridges and invested everything we have to travel the world and blog about it for other families. We have sold everything and left Australia in order to make it happen. And we currently sit in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand!

If you reply with your own links I would love to follow you back! I have been a member of WA for a few years now, and have learnt a lot. If I can help in anyway, just ask.

Thanks so much for reading, warm wishes and happy travels!
Kris
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Kris
thank you for your message, I had encountered your online activities before joining WA - must be such an awesome way to live your lives - challenging too but awesome! Good for you all!
I have followed your links, please do the same for mine:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LateBloomerWealthyAffiliate
Pinterest:
https://www.pinterest.com.au/093q1n3jhu3l2w390i2uvwrbrafemh
(how did you get your Pinterest name to be .com.au/gadsventuretime and include your name that way. Do I need to make a manual change to make mine read as Latebloomerwealthyaffiliate?
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LateWealthy (*Same question for Twitter :-))
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/latebloomerwealthyaffiliate

You will notice that not a lot is going on with Twitter and Instagram, this is due to tech challenges due to a desperate need for me to upgrade my mobile phone mostly - all in time :-)

I also have a YouTube channel but haven't posted anything there yet, again, tech issues, only these ones are more in my head, lol!

Great to meet you.
Blessings
Louise
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KGads Premium
You need a business account in Pinterest to do anything cool!
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LouiseBT Premium
Ah, I thought that was what I have - will check it out. Thank you for letting me know. The learning never stops :-)
I saw you liked my Fb post - thank you very much.
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EdieZimm Premium
Hi LouiseBT, Thank you for the follow. I am a NEWBIE and have exactly 13 hours and 55 minutes to make my decision. I have sprawled money all over the place before finding WA. I have two Shopify stores that dropship through Spocket. I paid $385/year for both stores only to find out that their suggested Retail price is ridiculous and what I will paying them for the product is pretty much what the Retail should be. They tell me I am free to lower my prices! Ha! I think I will have a huge sale, try to earn my money back and cancel. I seem to learn everything the hard way. The fact is, the more you research on-line, the further down the Rabbit Hole you go. It becomes daunting at times. By the time I reached WA I am a full blown skeptic. That's not to say that I don't like what I am learning and reading here. I'm just waiting for the other shoe to drop so to speak. Does that make sense? I guess I am paranoid of making yet another bad decision. Okay, so now I have exactly 13 hours and 51 minutes left to make a decision. No pressure though.
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Edie
Wow! I am flattered that you have chatted to me about your 13 hours and 51-minute deadline pressure.
Above is a link to some success stories - you will need to make the decision after as much research as possible.
I have been with WA for 7 months and have not made any money ... YET! I do believe that this is the way I am going to achieve my goals though. I have grown exponentially and absolutely love the training and community here.
I really hope you decide to stay, I do not think you will be sorry, it is important though that you have realistic expectations - this is not a get rich quick plan, but it is a way to grow a sustainable business.
Wishing you every success!
Blessings
Louise

PS I just heard someone say this "do something today that your future self will thank you for" :-)
PPS Let me know what you decide too, please :-)
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ww197804 Premium
hell EdieZimm I was the same way then I was assaulted last year lost the job had didn't have money but by the grace of god I receive money from the state so I just to take chances and join wealthy affiliate now I have going threw the training and its coming a long pretty good so just take your time because the decision is up to you
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EdieZimm Premium
I'm so sorry to hear that you were assaulted! How horrific that must have been. But you have a wonderful attitude and seem to be taking what has come your way with 'grace'. Thank you for your reply. I appreciate you.
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Karsha Premium
hahaha! Howzit ! I love it! I had to reread it twice to make sure you actually wrote howzit - I write that all the time here - said with an over done aussie drawl - Howzit Gan ('gan' instead of going..heh)

Nice to meet you! Thanks for being here and offering your help Louise!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Karsha
Awesome, your comment made me laugh too :-) When you say howzit gan do you expect the person to reply how they are? We don't, for us, it's just like saying hi.
Great to meet you, thanks for popping over to say howzit here.
Always a pleasure to help, there is so much to learn, we can all help each other at different times.
Blessings
Louise
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Karsha Premium
yes! reply expected! hozit gan! gr8 m8! hehehe
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LouiseBT Premium
Good thing we clarified that, haha!
Love your profile pic!
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karell Premium
Thanks my friend, really I have that change my profile description, also thanks for its advice. Wishing that you can achieve all its goals. I think that Zimbabwe must are very nice because I was in Angola and It has a very beautiful nature.
Many Blessings for You.
A.Karell
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Aldo
Thank you for popping over here to let me know.
I would love to visit Angola - one day :-) Currently I live in South Africa, Zim will always be in my heart, special country.
Looking forward to reading about your successes.
Blessings
Louise
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Pratheep Premium
greeting my friend,
thanks to your care i am looking for your support to become s successful affiliate marketer.
i am an Indian we are very close in our family members we welcome you as of my sister from WA community.
looking forward you're valuable advise for my future endure
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LouiseBT Premium
Hello Pratheep
Welcome, welcome! You have landed in a wonderful community of amazing people.
Wishing you every success with your online business adventures.
Blessings
Louise
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StevenB4 Premium
Hello

Please note that I am introverted and not very social (for example, I do not have any social media accounts such as Facebook or Twitter). I know that 'to 'follow' someone is part of the community and learning aspect of WA, but it is also a bit creepy, Consequently, please don't take offence if I do not reciprocate any 'followers'. Thanks!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Steven
Thank you for popping over and leaving me a message.
I hear what you are saying, maybe try rephrasing it from "follow" to "network" and add people to your network :-)
Hope that helps.
Blessings
Louise
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phil1944 Premium
You recently took me up on my offer to be in a mutual help group for WA members doing the super affiliate challenge. This was in my blog post .

I have now created my website for this challenge. It's https://superaffiliatechallenge.com.

Please go to that site and click Q&A from the main menu. It's a thread created especially for this group. It's password protected and the password is wasac (for wealthy affiliate super affiliate challenge). I look forward to your participation and mutual support.

Regards
Phil
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3chas80 Premium
Hi Louise,
Nice to meet you and welcome to WA! I like to think it is more than "luck" on this platform. If you work hard at achieving success, it will come. If you need help, just ask I will help you any way I can!

Thank you for the follow, I am following you as well.
Sala Kahle and All the best to your success!
Chas
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Chas
Thank you so much. I agree, much more than luck - it's about hard work.

Thank you for your offer to help, really appreciate it.

Thank you also for returning my follow, look forward to sharing our success stories :-)

Blessings
Louise

PS Great to see a familiar greeting - are you based in SA / Africa?
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3chas80 Premium
No, I am in the US. I just learned Sala Kahle from you and your profile! Just returning the nice greeting you gave me. :-)
See you in Vegas shortly!
Chas
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leswaller Premium
Thanks for following me, Louise!

I hope I can bring value in some form or other to everyone I meet. Even if its just to have them smile or laugh.

I hope you enjoy watching me as I go from where I am today to wherever the hell I am tomorrow. ;-)

I've been here less than a week and cannot wait to get back online and get to work and interact with the community.

Once again, thanks!

Les (remember you get MORE with Les)
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Les
Thank you for the visit. A pleasure to follow you.
Enjoy the journey.
Blessings
Louise
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jamesTefft Premium
Goodmorning Louise, U have a wonderfull attitude and it looks like U are mastering the course very well. I am just a common dirt farmer in Idaho, USA. I am trying to master a skill that is very new to me. I wish U good luck and lots of know how in Ur quest. Jim
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi James
Thank you for stopping here to say hello - great to meet you.
I too have been on a steep learning curve, WA training is very cleverly put together - I am sure you will manage well too!
Looking forward to reading about your successes!
Blessings
Louise
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soozk017 Premium
Does your friend have relapsing MS? At her age I would check about a steroid treatment from a doctor. If so, she will probably get most of that back.
It's none of my business, I know. Mines in my back at 44 years old. I was just hoping to give her some hope!
Susan
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Susan
I see you've made it to my page - well done :-)
Thank you for the info and the advice, I will pass it onto Janet, though she has been under the care of a very highly regarded neurologist.
Blessings always
Louise x
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JSeale Premium
Hello Louise. Thank you for following me and it is wonderful meeting you! I am so glad I joined this family and I would like to be right alongside of yoy, to encourage people to join! This family is growing by leaps and bounds and I love each and every person I have met so far. Good luck and I hope to be working together with you on my journey as well.
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Jo
Thank you for popping over here - great to see you!
Blessings always
Louise
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LouiseBT Premium
Sorry Jo, I didn't respond to the working together on our journey - I too would love that!
Blessings
Louise
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BSherman1 Premium
Louise,
I really enjoyed your encouraging message. I'm a newbie (only been doing this for two weeks or so). I have such a long ways to go it seems. I'm just learning how to build a website.

Looking to generate some income in my retirement that will help to take care of my family. Affiliate marketing seems like a great way to do it.

Thanks for following me!

All the best my friend,
Brian :)
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi brian
Wonderful to see you visiting me here :-) Thank you.
Yes, this is a LOT of learning, I think the best approach is to know that the learning never ends. If you start with that mindset, you will do just fine.
Looking forward to your success stories.
Blessings
Louise
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BSherman1 Premium
Louise,
Thanks for your encouraging words.
Blessings,
Brian :)
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Lawrence20 Premium
Hi Louise,
Thanks for reaching out to me. We’re living in San Diego California now and for the past 20 years. I’m originally from Johannesburg SA and O must say that we are so happy here in San Diego. It’s so nice to make contact from someone so close to my original home!!
I’m so new to this Internet Marketing Business that it is a little overwhelming at the moment. I want rob be able to build up a business that will support me and my family and I really look forward to working with you and all my newfound friends online.
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LouiseBT Premium
Hey Lawrence
Wow, you left a long time ago. I live in Johannesburg now, so much has changed in the last 20 years - have you been back in that time?
This business can be very overwhelming, the community is awesome with helping when that happens. I encourage you to reach out via the help center or in live chat. If you're not comfortable to ask publicly, you can always private message.
Enjoy, it is really is a fabulous journey.
Blessings
Louise
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Lawrence20 Premium
Thanks for your encouragement Louise, I really appreciate it. In answer to your question, we were in Johannesburg last November for our nephew’s wedding, Things have really changed there. Sandton is unrecognizable, it’s so built up. We found everything very expensive there, except restaurants which were reasonably priced. Unfortunately I broke my leg in Sandton, I was looking at pics on my cellphone and I fell down about 3 steps, I managed to hobble my way through until I got back here and I had to have an operation to put 3 pins in to stabilize it. I’m fine now, Good to have someone from our hometown to work with. Thanks again for the encouragement. I’m just going to take one step at a time. One can eat a whole elephant, one bite at a time, but if you look at the whole elephant, it it seems like an impossible task. So here’s to my first bite.
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Vanche4Eva Premium
@LouiseBT you are one of them awesome ppl here that makes me wow this platform and keeps me excited even more, my aim is to grow and support others and invite them to join here and change em lifes. Cheers and tnx for following me and for all your positive words means alot.
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HighLife101 Premium
Hi I just saw that you had listed your Facebook Page on Phils1944 blog post. I am looking for additional followers as well. I have followed your Facebook Page and liked some of your posts and I am hoping you could return the favor. My facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/ThinkVail. Much appreciated if you do!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Heather
Oh wow! I want to live in the mountains of Vail! - you have such a beautiful world!
I have liked and followed your Facebook page, I am also going to share it with my daughter, she is horse crazy and would love to do some of the things you have posted.
Thank you for liking my Facebook page too - much appreciated.
Blessings
Louise
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ecocatherine Premium
Hi and thank you so much for the follow, I have returned the favour.

If you every need any help, please feel free to ask as I will be more than happy to try to assist you.

I am currently focussing on the green living niche and enjoy learning more about this niche so if you come across some good articles, please send them my way.

All the very best here!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Catherine
I appreciate the return follow and message - thank you.
I too have Irish roots, my mother's grandfather :-) We come from great stock, what can we say!
Oooh, I am loving your niche - good for you! I will definitely send anything interesting your way.
Blessings
Louise
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Sui_generis Premium
Thank you for following me, Louise. I didn't realize there were so many languages there. One of the things that's great about WA is the diversity and we can all learn from each other. Of course, there is plenty to learn just through the lessons here. I do like the zip lining analogy.

Best wishes for your success.

~Debbi
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LouiseBT Premium
My pleasure Debbi. Thank you for popping in here, having a read and leaving a message - really appreciated.
Between you and me, I also didn't realise there are so many official languages in Zim - just don't tell anyone haha! I am now based in SA and there are 11 official languages here - I think it's quite common in African countries to have multiple official languages.
Yeah! Another zipliner! Very cool!
Thank you again.
Blessings
Louise
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GauravGaur Premium
Hi Louis,
Just dropping by to thank you for following me and for the opportunity to be part of your network.

Hope your WA experience is going well with Training and Website building. Please check out my training on Inserting images and screenshot to blog or post : Have a great day.
Gaurav Gaur
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LouiseBT Premium
Thank you very much Gaurav.

Apologies for the delay, I was enjoying some family time today, planning for Christmas.

Blessings
Louise
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Fintyd Premium
Hello Louise,
Thanks for the follow it’s nice to meet you.
I believe that we as in the community here at WA just couldn’t be in a better place to be successful as affiliate marketers.
The support and training is top class all we have to do is follow it.
All the best
Fintan
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Fintan
I appreciate you stopping by, thank you.
Agree 100% that WA support and training is top class - that has been my experience from 10 Oct to date. The community add huge value which is priceless.
Look forward to learning about your successes.
Blessings
Louise
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Ian840 Premium
Hello Louise and thank you so very much for the follow, and I am so happy to follow you in return On reading your profile I am certain you should have no problem attaining success here.

I wish to congratulate you on your decision to become a member here at Wealthy Affiliate and also becoming premium - I am sure if you follow your dream, and more importantly the training, and ask for the available support, future success will be yours.

I am so happy to have you as a member of my network Louise - take care and never give up - Ian from Western Australia.
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LouiseBT Premium
Hello Ian
Great to hear from you, thank you for your follow and message of encouragement.
Wealthy Affilate is one very special place and the training has been awesome so far! I am overjoyed at how much I have learned and grown in a short 2 months.
I have spent time in Western Audtralia, it's beautiful! Stayed mostly in Perth and visited the South Coast, Bunbury, Margaret River Etc. Just gorgeous! Blessings
Louise
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va123 Premium
Love all the good vibs coming thru within this community.
Me, have to always remember to have a positive attitude. This due to life throwing some great curve balls to try and make you loose your footing & put u off track. Can't let that happen, otherwise ticking off ur goals along what u set out to do with this GREAT opportunity will be missed.
Sorry if don't get back & respond to all the comments coming thru, however trying my best to keep up! Today unfortunately missed the opportunity to keep going in my initial training however have set time aside for tomorrow (small goal).
Hope all the newbies like me powering thru there training to get up & running in picking ur Niche, setting up ur web address & site & moving forward.
When I'm up & running will be great to eventually meet up with different members & SA would be on my list!
Will update u all in the nxt few days as to how I'm going & look forward to hearing from u all!
Cheers
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Vaughn
Thank you for your message. All the best with your online business adventures with Wealthy Affiliate!
Be blessed
Louise
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dring Premium
Hello Louise,

Welcome to WA and thank you for following me.

Wow! You've accomplished a great deal here in a very short time. Congratulations on your new website and I wish you well on your journey to establish a successful online business and the "financial freedom" you seek. It looks like you're well on your way!

Cheers,
Dave
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LouiseBT Premium
Hello Dave
The pleasure is mine - thank you too for your message and follow, much appreciated.
Thank you for saying that I have completed a great deal, I tend to be my own worst critic and expect more of myself than is physically possible at times. Your message is confirmation that I am on the right track. I am loving WA, the training truly is exceptional and it is all due to this training that I have been able to do what I have. We are so fortunate to have landed in WA.
Wishing you every success too Dave.
Blessings
Louise
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janbey Premium
Hi Louise,
Great to see you here at Wealthy Affiliate, thanks for adding me to your network.

I hope you are continuing to enjoy your WA journey and that things are moving ahead nicely for you. I have also added you to my network to see your future success.

All the best

Age
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LouiseBT Premium
Hello there Adrian and Verity
Thank you for your message and for reciprocating the follow - much appreciated.
I am absolutely loving WA, this truly is a great place!
I shall be watching out for your successes too!
Blessings
Louise
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topnacho Premium
Hello Louise Hope all is well with you thank for following me and in return I'll be following you. So I'm thinking you shouldn't have a problem talking others in your travels speaking 16 other languages I'm not sure what your doing online but maybe that could a great thing, anyway best wishes to you I'm sure your
doing well here.
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LouiseBT Premium
Hiya, thank you for your return follow and message.
Just to clarify :-) Zimbabwe has 16 official languages, I definitely cannot speak them all - I was educated in English and can greet in a couple of languages only, only just :-)
Thank you for your best wishes and I send the same in return.
Blessings
Louise
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getcarter Premium
Hi Louise,
Thanks for the follow. I am here to work hard and stay busy and network, Mark Twain has said it best.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into smaller manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” –Mark Twain, American Humorist and Author

WA is a great way to get focused and taking those steps to get started.

Best of luck,
Cheers,
Thomas
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Thomas

My pleasure. Agreed, hard work is the way to go it - once we've put in the hours we can enjoy the rewards of our labour..

I love the Mark Twain quote, it's a bit like "How do you eat an elephant?" answer: "one bite at a time). Just so you know, I don't eat elies, love them far too much :-)

Wishing you everything of the best.
Blessings
Louise
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JosonInc Premium
Hi Louise!
Thanks for joining me and my network of fellow Wealthy Affiliate warriors! Achieving better income and helping others is a very noble goal and I assume that most of us here have this common target.

Have fun and the best to you here at Wealthy Affiliate and beyond!

Joe
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Joe
Wealthy Affiliate warriors - I like that! My name apparently means "little warrior woman", more confirmation that I am in the right place.
The world will definitely be a better place if we each do our part in helping others, nothing would make me a happier person.
Thank you for your wishes, I am having fun so far, already have my first organic lead in which is incredible as my site still has miles to go!
Wishing you every success too.
Blessings
Louise
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Ayazzie1 Premium
Welcome to a new experience.
If you keep your mind set on your goal, I'm sure you will succeed in your efforts to live in the world of your dream. I read comments daily from those who have succeeded and some who are succeeding in this venture. As a matter of fact there is one person somewhere in this world who is patiently helping with the my predicament in WA. Because of him and two others I made my journey to this stage present stage in Wealthy Affiliate.
So let me reiterate what you probably know already know, there is help available.
Andrew
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Andrew
Thank you for your welcome, much appreciated.
I thank you also for connecting with me where I am at - I am learning to do this with fellow Wealthy Affiliate members too. It's so quick and easy just to say hi and welcome, but is so much better is it to know a bit about who you are connecting with. You have had an interesting life to date, I am sure your experiences have prepared you well with some great stories and lessons to share with the world - these can be used in your messaging, after all there is not another you around. Something I keep in mind when I feel like I have nothing to share.
Wishing you every success with Wealthy Affiliate, it sure is a great community where help is just a message away - thankfully.
Blessings
Louise
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1signbanner Premium
Thank you for the follow, I will follow you too!

You found your home here. Everyone is family, be sure to holler if not me someone will. We all want you to succeed Louise and you can take that to the bank. We are here to help you so you can pass it on to newbies!

Mahalo and Aloha from Hawaii!


Frank

Final words Louise, "Don't give up. Thar's life beyond those hills!"

=)
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LouiseBT Premium
Sanibonani (isiZulu); Molo (isiXhosa); Hallo (Afrikaans); Thobela (Sepedi); Dumela (Setswana); Lumela (Sesotho); Abusheni (Xitsonga); Sanibona (SiSwati); Avuwani (Tshivenda); Salibonani (isiNdebele); and Hello (English) Frank
(You've just been greeted in the 11 official languages of South Africa :-)

What a great message - thank you! Everything about WA is fabulous, it's great to hear it reiterated everywhere I go.
Mahalo and Aloha to you too.
Hamba Kahle (go well / stay well in Zulu)
Blessings
Louise

I love your final words, great encouragement, thank you
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1signbanner Premium
You are welcome Louise, remember you are surrounded by loving people to help. As said, not me but I know there are thousands who will, I know it. I been here going my 2nd year and it is true for me.

Mahalo!

Frank
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ArthurJacks2 Premium
Well congrats LouiseBT, you're making a splash already now that's cool. I'm Dr. Jackson, and I feel honored that you would partner with me. You are obviously very talented and I look to learn something from you as we grow within the WA, family. I look forward to sharing some of the things that I've learned since I've become a "Premium member". What keeps me excited is there is so much to learn and they give you ever tool they have to build a Hugh and profitable business. After retiring from my practice, I tried to work with a couple of well known MLM opportunities I came close to loosing a lot of money but moma didn't raise no fool and I got out of it. I became a speaker for three of the mlm's and I made some money. I use to work with the (Toast Masters) and help them build a couple of charters. Amway, Shackley, Ameriplan, etc. I did all the circle's on the board and a couple of their national conventions. They talked about how big my business was and how fast I was growing in their company. They stacked my business and I was up near the top in actuality I was a paid speaker. Chat really soon. Dr. J welcome
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LouiseBT Premium
Thank you Dr J for your warm welcome and lovely message! You have a very interesting story to tell, I am sure that it will be very well received in the marketplace and attract exactly the right people you need to build your business.
I look forward to sharing our successes.
Blessings to you
Louise
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ArthurJacks2 Premium
Thank you so much. I'm writing my Auto-Bio, the title is Where Do We Grow from Here. It's about my life growing up in New York city, having a father who was part of the Mafia (Gambino crime family) for thirty years. I'm half finished and starting to figure out how to put down the information to make it a Best Seller. I have an agent in Manhattan. Just thinking about the horror that I experienced in person. I saw John Gotti, on the street before he became the Don. He was making his bones (he was a soldier or go for) I just felt that I could tell you that. My mother had eight boys and one girl. She was in the middle or the boys. Know she wasn't spoiled but she was very tough. Chow Dr. J
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freedom1010 Premium
Hello Louis;
I believe internet and affiliate marketing is the way to go for most people who want to start a business because it is so cost effective. For a very low price there is unlimited financial and social potential. It is nice meeting you. I wish you all the best.

Leonard
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Leonard
Thank you for your message and encouragement. Wonderful to meet you too. Looking forward to sharing our successes.
Blessings
Louise
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Pio Premium
Thanks for the follow, Louise and I am following you back. Please take your time familiarizing yourself with the WA website. Recommend to use the Affiliate Bootcamp training to start off, if you have no specific niche to start any online business at the moment. Otherwise, use the Entrepreneur Certification course if you have a specific niche you have in mind to create an online business around. If not, use the Affiliate Bootcamp training if you want to promote Wealthy Affiliate plus any other niche out there.
Cheers,

Pio
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Julie2018 Premium
Hello Louise,

Thank you so much for the follow. I have question, did you find your freedom within WA? If so, please tell me more your experience and success!

I’m a newbie, and I needed to hear something that lifts my spirit. 😁

Julie❤️
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Julie
Thank you for your question - I am still working towards my freedom within WA. I have some experience in the affiliate marketing industry and have every confidence that the freedom I am seeking will be achieved.
From the research I did prior to joining WA, I can tell you that the WA offering is excellent - value for money, great training, and support. I encourage you to do the training, put in the time and you will reap the rewards of your efforts. The experience and advice offered on this platform is gold, take advantage of it and ask the questions in live chat or through the help center.
I also encourage you also to read my blog post about mindset on my website, here is the link: https://latebloomer.siterubix.com/mindset-mastery/

Blessings to you Julie
Louise x
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Julie2018 Premium
Thank you so much... I will definitely read it.

I really appreciate you share your experience.
Experiences are valuable for me — it’s like a golden lesson...

Lots of hope,

Julie❤️
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kimwolfe Premium
Howdy Louise.

Thanks for the follow! And welcome to WA! You have found a really great community.

I’ve noticed you haven’t completed OEC course 1.

If you would like some directional help here, here are 2 posts created specifically for starting out. Glad we are connected. Look forward to learning from each other.

Kim Wolfe
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Kim
Thank you for your message. You are correct, I have not even heard of the OEC course 1. I am busy with the Affiliate Bootcamp though. Will have a look-see. Really appreciate your input.
Very happy to be connected too and look forward to sharing our successes.
Blessings
Louise
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kimwolfe Premium
Oh great! affiliate bootcamp is great training too. As long as you are going through training, that’s important. Don’t jump trainings. Stick with one and finish it. Then go through other trainings. MMO niche is competitive so just prepared with a long term and consistent content plan. Good luck!
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Igor13 Premium
HI, Louise!

Thanks a lot for connecting! I wish you a lot of success with your affiliate marketing! Feel free to ask for any help you might need. I would be glad to help if I can.

Besides, the great WA community is here to help you out as well!

Stay well, market better, convert!
Best regards!
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Igor
Thank your for the welcome and wishes for my success.
All the best to you too, I look forward to sharing our success stories In the community.
Blessings
Louise
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Igor13 Premium
You are very welcome!
feel free to contact me if you need any help. Also in private if you like.
Best regards!
Stay well, market better, convert best!
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terrycarroll Premium
Hi Louise and thank you for following. I am of course delighted to follow you in return.
Best wishes here on WA. I am sure you will find everything you need here in the way of help and support.
Please let me know if we can help each other at any time.
Terry
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Terry
My pleasure - thank you for returning the follow.
Wishing you everything of the best too.
I will give you a shout - once I know what I am doing, am happy to help too.
Blessings
Louise
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terrycarroll Premium
Great to hear back Louise. Hope to talk soon
Terry
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despatis Premium
Dear Louise, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. Success with your course, keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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JasonKim Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, Louise. Great to have you here in our community. First, congratulations on becoming a Premium Member.

I want to thank you for having me be a part of your network and I've followed you back as well. I wish you much success in your new online business endeavor and hope you achieve all of your personal and financial goals.


Jason
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LouiseBT Premium
Thank you Jason for your welcome, congrats, follow and wishes for success - much appreciated.

Wishing you every success too.

Blessings
Louise
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possumlane Premium
Hello Louise, Welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate platform. I am sure you will do well. The education and training here is second to none and the live chat is a big help as there are people on there from all over the world so there is always someone on hand to hopefully answer your questions. I would also like to let you know that there is a live webinar every Friday night (canadian time) which I think you will enjoy. It is run by our official trainer Jay Neill (rank3) and has Q & A's both during the event and after and it lasts for about an hour.
If there is anything I can do to help please feel free to contact me and I will do my best to assist you where I can
Carol from Australia
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LouiseBT Premium
Hi Carol
Thank you so much for your welcome and the information - I truly appreciate it. I would love to attend the webinar, will have to check how the timezone works for me here in South Africa.
I look forward to learning from you.
Blessings
Carol
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possumlane Premium
Don't know where you are in South Africa but am working with another lady there, TRacy - would you like me to put the two of you in touch?
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PaulREvans57 Premium
Hi, Louise.

Thanks for joining my network; I've returned the compliment.

Welcome to WA. Wealthy Affiliate is a great community. In addition to the online discussions and articles that member's post, the official training is fantastic. There is so much to learn. I am here most days. I learn something new every day.

Keep moving ahead. However your day may be, take a little step forward. Some days you'll make significant strikes, other days you will not, but do something every day, however small in building your business.

You will read many stories of WA members succeeding with their online goals. Some have achieved this in a few months, for others, it has taken a couple of years. The common theme for those that have reached their goals is taking action. Everyone who has succeeded has taken small steps every day. Do something, however tiny, every day, and you will reach your goal.

Pace yourself and enjoy your journey.

Best wishes,
Paul.
Be Happy!
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