About LynneHuy
Joined June 2015
Hi Everyone :)

My name is Lynne. I'm 39 years old and I live in South Africa with my hubby and two small children (a 4 year old boy and a 6 year old girl).

I am an alcoholic and an addict, but I am 10 years in recovery so my life is very different now. I love helping other addicts to get clean and find a new way of life.

I am passionate about my kids, recovery from addiction and of course making money online. So I have a website for each of my passions. It is an amazing experience being able to work in all the niches I am passionate about.

I love writing and reading too, which makes this the ideal career choice for me.

I am now making a full time income online and loving the journey!

Lynne
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ryague3 Premium
Hi Lynn,
I am inspired by your honesty and transformation and I'm sure you have already been such to many people. I'm glad you've gone full time here in WA, which is a feat in itself. I'm only 1 month and 3 days here and I see how much involved it is to be successful. You are one example that success is possible with WA.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Richard :)

It is lovely to meet you. Congrats on getting started here, it may seem like a long time before anything happens with your online business but when you get there and you look back at the process you will be amazed at how beautifully this works!

Let me know if there is anything I can help you with!
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ryague3 Premium
Great meeting you too, Lynne. You're right, it seems like it's forever in one area sometimes, but the community here is encouraging. There's always someone that jumps in for the rescue ;-)
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LynneHuy Premium
It does feel like forever - here's a post I wrote in February 2016 so just under 3 years ago..... and today I am making a full time income from my business. I'm no millionaire but my business goes from strength to strength each month!
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ryague3 Premium
I went to read the above post, Lynne. I kind of expected to be at least one year to start to see something. Let's just say 5 years to full time, I'd still say way better than still working at my current job in the next 5 years. When WA becomes full time by then, it would be nice to be anywhere in the world and still get paid full pay.

I set my mind to focus only on what I'm going to learn in WA, not the money for at least a couple of years. The good thing is once I have acquired the knowledge, they're going to stay with me forever
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LynneHuy Premium
Then you will do great. So many people put their focus on making money. I always say forget about the money, focus on learning and on helping others. The money will fall into place when you do that!
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ryague3 Premium
The time to do this (WA) is when you still have a stable income in order to not cram for the money. Frustration is at its peak when money is in the way. You're right, $ is inevitable anyway when the focus is in the right place.
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Hi lynne how im at the last 2 days of my trail.

And i am almost done with lesson 1 and need to go to premuim.

I am considering it. But am scared it might not work. It is a quite a bit of money. But if it is worth it its worthit.

Do you think is should go for it or not?
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Llewelyn - yes it is a lot of money, especially for us in SA with the exchange rate! However this is an investment into your future and yes it will work if you follow all the training step by step. There are so many amazing things you can do online and while many programs make lots of promises of riches and success, WA really delivers.

You will need to put the work in and it won't happen overnight so you can expect to be paying for a while with no visible return, but I promise you that WA delivers and you can succeed.

So yes I do recommend that you go to Premium, it is something I am more than happy to pay personally.

And I am here to help you any time and answer your questions!

But if you are not ready yet also remember that there is no pressure to upgrade, you can stay a starter member for as long as you like until you are ready and comfortable with upgrading.

Yes you won't have access to the community soon, or the next training levels but you are not kicked out and you don't have to upgrade yet. Make sure that this is what you want for yourself right now :)
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hi lynne okay i will be looking at my finances next month then ill decide. themadmancave.siterubix check my site out so far and tell me what you think. yes it is like you say its a long term investment.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Llewelyn :) yes it is a long term investment for sure!

Your website looks great so far. You need to add more content and you can continue with that while you are a starter member :)
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Thank you so much for your help we will be losing contact for a short while. But ill be back.
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LynneHuy Premium
You can always find me through my profile :) My websites are listed there. Also note that all the training that I publish here is available to starter members, so if you are interested in learning some more while you are a starter member have a browse through the training on my profile.
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timtex0077 Premium
Hi Lynne. I'm so glad to see you at the top of my feed today. What an encouragement you and your success at earning a full time income online.

I hope to get there too. I've finally decided to have a go at the passion surrounding my kids' muscular dystrophy that I went through as a parent and now help those still going through it now.

I'm also sober and going to meetings now for 13 years. I love the new way of life that I have found in the rooms of recovery too.

Have a great day!

Tim
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Tim

That must be tough parenting children with muscular dystrophy, but you can help others and make an income at the same time. What an awesome thing to do right?

Congrats on your sobriety - it is amazing to see how many members here are in recovery!
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timtex0077 Premium
Thanks Lynne. Appreciate ya :)
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FKelso Premium
Lynne, here's a Pinterest question. I have a large collection of old cards with pictures that fit my niche. Can I photograph some of these and make Pinterest pins with them, or does that constitute a copyright problem? When you make up your pins, where do you get your images?
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LynneHuy Premium
I'm not sure if it would constitute a copyright infringement but I don't think so if they are your personal cards. You don't say what type of cards they are.

I use images from free image websites and shutterstock :)
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FKelso Premium
So when you create your own pins for Pinterest, you are using images from places like pixabay? Somehow I got the idea you used other images that you found yourself.
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LynneHuy Premium
Nope, I use stock images and then I add them to Canva and create my own unique designs :)
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markos84uk Premium
Hi Lynne,

Glad to see you doing so well on here.

Can I link to an article on your website please? It's the one about cycling being good for mental health. I've just left a comment too.

I'll PM you my post link to make sure you're happy with the content.

Many thanks
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Mark

It took me a moment to remember it was my addiction website I published that article on and not my main business website lol.

Yes of course you are welcome to link to my article :)

Kind regards
Lynne
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Shweta10mg Premium
Hi Lynn I have a pretty general question to ask you, due to your expertise and wonderful practical tutorials.

My question is regarding canva:

Is it possible to separate each image box and add affiliate links to each?

Also how do I add a Html embed code to the 3 sided brochure?
Would I need to download and edit or is it possible within canva?
I understand the html code is only paste-able in the TXT editor side and not otherwise.
So im wondering how to embed a html in canva too?
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Shweta

I have only ever added links to pdf's that I create in Canva but I have not done anything more than that. I wouldn't know how to embed html code using Canva or anything else.

I wish I could help you more but that's all I know how to do! Maybe pop Canva a question they are very helpful from my past experience with them.

Kind regards
Lynne
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MarkusSA Premium
Hello Lynne,

Just ran upon your profile while searching for Pinterest training.
Wow I skimmed through it all, now I'll go back to training implement it on my side. I won't forget to like each one for you. :)

If I have a question or 2 for you may I PM you?

Started to follow you today and looking to hear more from you.
Thanks for all your hard work here at WA.

Markus
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LynneHuy Premium
You are welcome to ask questions Markus! The easiest is if you ask the Q on the training that you are busy with :) This helps me and it helps others too!
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MarkusSA Premium
Thanks Lynne for the reply and I'll do that.
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laurenjean Premium
Hey hey Lynne, I know you're probably bored at being mentioned and Thanked in my WA posts, but thought you might like to know I just Thanked you publicly (again) in my latest Tutorial. xxx
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LynneHuy Premium
I think I am the most mentioned in your blogs LOL! Thanks for the shout out!
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Taresa Premium
Lynne, perhaps you can assist me. I am confused about having links in my blog posts. I keep reading that you need to have content and gain authority on your site and that Amazon doesn't like you having links in your content and then I see and hear from Affiliates who do that all the time.

I do reviews on Christian books and movies etc. I am including an image of the book with a link behind it or a text link and that is about it. I have created a 'Shop' with info about my recommended books or movies with affiliate links there,

If you could take a look at my site and give me your thoughts, I would greatly appreciate it.

The main thing I am confused about is as I said above...having links in the blogs or not? I want to gain high ranking so I don't want google to blow me off...

Also duplicate content...I don't understand that Site Content tool says my blogs on book reviews have duplicate content but the book I blogged about yesterday is mentioned no where else on my site. I quote the author in several places in the blog with quotation marks. Thoughts?

Sorry for so many questions but you seem like a good person to ask. If you don't have the time I understand.

I appreciate your posts and your efforts here on WA. If others wish to help I am including community help request.

See my profile for my site.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Taresa

Links can be so confusing for lots of people when they start blogging. Yes of course you can add links to your content and also affiliate links.

The trick is not to overdo it especially when you first start blogging. Adding a huge amount of outgoing links, and a huge amount of affiliate links when you first start out is not going to be appreciated by Google.

That doesn't mean that you can't add links to your content. Start off with a few links and go easy on adding affiliate links in the beginning and as your website traffic starts increasing and as Google starts to trust you more you can add more links.

The other thing to look at is that you want a nice ratio of incoming links (as in links from other websites to your website) as you have going out.

If you have 5000 outgoing links and you only have 10 incoming links this is not good.

As you build out your website and become an authority in your niche more and more people will naturally start linking to your website and then you can being linking out more.

I have quite a well established website that Google likes so I add quite a lot of affiliate links to my posts. But I still do not add affiliate links to every post I write.

I hope that makes sense to you and that I didn't confuse you even more.
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Taresa Premium
Thank you. Yes it is confusing. I have only put one or two links in a post so far. I use a products page for links to the products and refer to the products page in most posts... striving to get there...
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LynneHuy Premium
That is perfect :)
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ReginaO1 Premium
Hi Lynne,
I posted my Progress report today in which I referred to you as one of the women I admire on this platform and aspire to be like in the online business world. Forgive me for not obtaining your consent prior to publication.
Here is the post; Thanks, and stay blessed
Regina
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Regina :) Thanks for the mention, I am flattered. No need to ask permission. We are all trying to build a name for ourselves and to grow into an authority, mentioning me helps me to get my name out here so thank you.
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ReginaO1 Premium
So kind of you. I am privileged to associate with one as successful as you on this platform. I wish you greater heights in your endeavours.
Many thanks.
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anielka56 Premium
Lynne
I have a website issue which don't seem to be able to solve.
I have 3 posts within ( separately written) which were posted to create the main menu. When I go to the website these are all stuck together under one title. I tried every which way to make one of the post as a widget , but just do not understand what happened there. I have been sitting for hours on this issue to no avail. Can you help? The site is called
...be4ealth.com
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Danuta

I will take a look but your url appears to be added incorrectly, I can't access your site :) please share your url again with me and I will take a look soonest.
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RegularJoe Premium
Hey there Lynne,

Thanks for your honesty and sharing your story. I love how you've incorporated your passions to create online success.

Family is top priority for me as well. Our 2 daughters are a little older now, but your Kaboutjie website would've been a great resource to us in the early days, as it is now for both expectant and new mothers.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge with the WA community.

Have a truly Fantastical Day!
Joe
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Joe

Thanks for the compliment :) Yes isn't it amazing how we can make money while having fun doing what we know best? I think it is incredible.
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RegularJoe Premium
Excited much! Personal growth, time freedom, financial freedom.
Yes absolutely, the next 6months to 1year is gonna be a great growth curve for me. Trying to learn the necessary skills from WA so I can express and present what's in my head, into a lighthearted, engaging and useful website. I'm really looking forward to the person I will develop into and the many benefits for my family.
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LynneHuy Premium
You have such a great attitude Joe and an understanding of the time and effort it will take to get to your goals. I am sure you will do great. Just shout if you need any help with anything!
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RegularJoe Premium
I understand how super-duper busy you must be Lynne. So I really do appreicate your offer. I will call out if required. Thanks heaps for your time and your kind words of encouragement. You rock!!
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LynneHuy Premium
I am busy and I might be slow to respond but I will always reply as soon as I can Joe :) Have a killer weekend!
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sns1977 Premium
Hello Lynne. I hope you don't mind me sending you a PM but I know that you are the Pinterest guru and I have a simple question. How do I pin the Pinterest icon to my website? I was on someone else's blog and when I scrolled the Pinterest pin followed me the whole time. I want something like that so it is easy for my content to be shared to Pinterest.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Shwana

You need to add a social sharing plugin for people to easily share your content. I don't know which plugin has the Pinterest button that follows you though! You will have to research that and find out. I use Social Media Feather on two of my websites and its quite nice :) On another of my websites the theme comes with social features.
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sns1977 Premium
Thank you. I will have to do some research to see if my social sharing plugin does this. If not, I will have to change it.
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Hi Lynne, I didn't want to PM you (for spammy reasons :). I have two questions on Pinterest if you don't mind. :)

I've been invited by a few people to pin on their group boards, I've accepted, but now I can't find those boards.

Where do I look for those boards and how do I pin to them?

Thank you
Nick
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Nick

You should be able to find those boards on your profile along with your boards? When you pin something you will get a list of boards coming up - they should be in that list? Otherwise you have been removed from those boards.
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Thanks Lynne! How stupid of me, I looked for their names and I just saw their board names.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Nicolaas :) No worries, it can take a while to get your head around Pinterest. It took me ages.
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ecs1957 Premium
Thanks for sending me the web link of what I spoke to you earlier. One last comment Lynne, for someone who is only 38 years old, I look at your picture, your eyes which are the mirror of the Soul show you possess wisdom, Spirituality way above your physical age, and I am sure you will share this with...with anybody that you meet, anyone who is open to receive your Wisdom.. It is an Honor for me to have come in contact with you. Thank You Lynne.
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ecs1957 Premium
Hi Lynne, glad to see you were so Honest to admit to those addictions. If you have any information or website to refer me to about alcohol addiction and how to overcome it. please let me know. Glad to see you are making a full time income online, but at 61 with no online experience and not even being able to create a website my journey in the online world has not been easy. Enough of my sob story, I am very happy for you for your passion and success.
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LynneHuy Premium
I have a blog about addiction and alcoholism, you can access it here:
https://lynnelivingwithaddiction.com
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ELMatthews Premium
Lynne, you are yet one more person that I have so many things in common with (thinking about your particular niches). It is refreshing to read such honest and open words. Your story inspires me, and I look forward to seeing how you have adapted yourself here at WA. Thank you, again!
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LynneHuy Premium
Welcome to WA Eric, I am sure you are going to love it here and find an amazing way to make money online from home :)

Thanks for connecting, if you struggle with anything feel free to pop a question here on my timeline :)
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ELMatthews Premium
Thank you, Lynne.
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JudsonH1 Premium
Hi Lynne, love your bio. It inspired me to tell you a little further about my background that may be of interest to you. I have three daughters...all very different that are in the same age range as yourself. One of my daughters struggled with alcoholism after she got out of the Air Force. She is now recovering from breast cancer. It has been a wake up call for her and is in recovery and fighting this through. She is very creative and into writing, acting and making crafts.

My mother was a recovering alcoholic and changed her life to the point she was the founder of a center called Mariposa for women struggling with alcoholism about 4o years ago. Since then, the center branched off into providing other family services. It is now called Mariposa Women and Family Center. http://mariposacenter.org located in California. My mother's vision has helped thousands of people and families through the years. It was an honor to be one of the speakers at her memorial service in 2010 after I returned from Iraq that the center held for her. I listen to the testimonies of those lives that were helped from the support counseling of the center,

I am so happy I have found this opportunity with WA. I hope to build something out of it to help free me with some of creative endeavors I would like to accomplish.

Best of success as you continue your journey in life with your family.
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LynneHuy Premium
Wow Judson, your mom sounds like she was a remarkable woman. I am so glad to hear that your daughter is sober, and I am so sorry to hear about her breast cancer. It is hard dealing with medical things sober, I have not had to deal with anything even close to severe as breast cancer but I was in hospital earlier this year for an ectopic pregnancy and it was incredibly hard to cope, both physically and emotionally.

Thanks for connecting, it is lovely to meet you.
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JudsonH1 Premium
Hi, thanks for the reply. Yes my mother was unique. That was horrible and painful what you experienced in your pregnancy, another chapter story to write about on motherhood.
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LynneHuy Premium
I've already written a couple of posts about it on my parenting website and one on my addiction website - its healing :)
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alik461 Premium
Hi Lynne, I love your bio, I'm so glad you got to turn things around for yourself and are living the life you love. I wish you continued success and I know I could certainly learn a lot from you, with your great content. Wishing you the very best Ali
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Ali :) thanks for stopping by. I am glad you are enjoying my content!

Have a great week!
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Hi i am happy & proud of u for your onlinre amazon success. U go girl rock it bsby? Can you kindly tell me how you adding content that is targeting Amazon products? Do u add content in articles or blog posts and can u kindly tell me what the difference between the 2 are? Oh hi by the way. I am Rob Vela from old New York City. Charmed to meet you.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Rob

A blog post and an article is the same thing :) Here are some ways to add Amazon products and ads to your website: Of course you will need to apply for an Amazon affiliate account before you can add these ads, plus you will need to follow the training here to be able to gain traffic to your website before you apply for you affiliate account with Amazon.
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Will4414 Premium
i just would like to say after reading your bio that you have given me a new found inspiration. I myself am in recovery im still in the early stages however but to see that someone can turn there life around and actually make a living doing something they enjoy is an inspiration to me. my addiction has taken me to many places i wish i hadent gone i have a record now and it makes it verry difficult to find jobs that pay more than minimum wage if i can even find one of those despite all my qualifications. The more i am on here the more this place just feels right like i found the missing piece of my life i have been searching for all along a new found meaning and purpose for my life. Thank you for sharing your story with us and best reguards.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi William

Thanks for connecting and I am so sorry to hear about your record, that really is unfortunate. However don't let that get you down or hold you back for one minute. You are in recovery now, early or not, and you can make the changes you need in your life. You are so fortunate to have found this platform, for me it has been so much more than just a place to learn - the community is so amazing and supportive. It feels like home. Send me your email address, I would love to send you the ebook I wrote.
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ruddicat Premium
Hi Lynne. I'm still pretty new at this despite having been a member for a while. You are an inspiration - both your bio and your training. May I ask what may be a really silly question. What is the best way to choose a wordpress theme for a website - what should I look for? Is there a theme that is a good "universal" fit? There are so many I'm lost for choice.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Shirley :)

And you had to pick something that I am not very good at?

Ok how do I pick a theme? I like it to be really simple and pretty. That is about it really :)

Honestly I am not the best person to ask about choosing themes!
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ruddicat Premium
No worries at all. I'll put it out there and see what happens - I like the simple and pretty too. Thanks heaps.
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LynneHuy Premium
Its a pleasure :)
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purplehaze2 Premium
Hi Lynne,
I followed your training on "how to add WA banner to sidebar"
all went fine till I got to inputting the code into the content box inside the widget of wordpress,
I coping the code like you said but when it came to pasting it inside that content box the "paste" tab is disabled

Am I doing something wrong?

thanks

oliver
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LynneHuy Premium
I can't understand how the paste would be disabled, that is so strange! I see your message came in 40 minutes ago... are you still struggling? Are you trying to paste using right click on your mouse? Have you tried crtl v?
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purplehaze2 Premium
thanks for reply,
I'm not still trying but have all the relevant pages still open so they be be ready to go, yes Ive tried using right click to paste,
just tried the ctrl v now and the code transferred, then I clicked save but the page is now frozen [there is a little round button beside the save button and its buffeing]
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LynneHuy Premium
How strange! I hope it comes right soon. I get so annoyed when funny little things happen while I am trying to work. It drives me batty!
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purplehaze2 Premium
yes so right, drives me mega batty
actually I got it to work eventually, as it turned out I think Internet Explorer was the culprit - had that page open in IE where I was inputting the code and the damn thing just froze. [not the first time IE screwed up part of my day]

thanks for training video and your help now

by the way your accent is great...
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh my word I never use Internet Explorer.... I am glad you got it sorted out :) I'm glad too that you like my accent.
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Lynne -- I think we met on the chat area, and I just left you a comment on your latest blog post -- I think it was a March 18th date? It didn't have any comments and it was a great post, and my comments were the truth... So I applaud you for your recovery and know what it took, as my ex-husband went through that as well.
Anyway, it's great to meet you here!
Amy
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks for the comment Amy, I just saw that came in :) That website is more of a hobby for me than anything else - a place where I can share the things that I have learned being in recovery and getting clean.

It must have been tough for you and your ex husband but I am glad to hear that he is now in recovery!
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amyr2017 Premium
Thank you...! All the best in health and peace...
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gilliank Premium
Honest and open! Great bio. So nice to meet you Lynne. Thank you for all that you do. You have helped me tremendously. Some days the mountain seems really high and steep but your trainings and your time have helped me. I truly do thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Jill
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LynneHuy Premium
Jill you will catch on so quickly, yes in the beginning it can seem overwhelming but you will get there. Just take one thing at a time and tackle it.
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beachwood Premium
I like your bio. I am one of you also! Took my last drink & drug on 8/2/11 coming up on 7 years! I love working with others as well and being of service to my fellows. We can't keep what we have unless we give it away! I apply that principal to business and life and it works! It's nice to see that even here at WA we are NOT alone!

Chris
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Chris we are so not alone here at WA, I can't even count the amount of people in the fellowship I have connected with here :) I love seeing so many fellow addicts here making a difference to their lives. Being a part of this community has even strengthened my recovery which has blown my mind away.
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TimF1 Premium
Howdy Lynne, hope you are well.

I am having problems placing my affiliate add links in the positions I want them. When I put them in my blog side bar the got to the top left or in the footer and nowhere in between. I have asked numerous questions on the chat room and have only gotten non relevant replies or links to vids that are not relevant. Been working on this for a while, seems like I am missing something big.

Got any ideas?
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Tim

Have you searched yourself for training videos and solutions using the top address search bar? When you ask anyone for advice that is usually what they do to find solutions for you....

Here's a video I found that may help you:
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YourBizTips Premium
Hi Lynne,

I was reading your bio with great interest as we have two things in common:

1 - I lived in South Africa, farming in the Free State, for several years.

2 - I am also an alcoholic, been dry since August 2009, apart from a small relapse a few years later, which convinced me that alcohol is definitely the last thing I want to go back to.

I found that the hardest thing to do for someone who wants to quit drinking is to admit that he/she is an alcoholic. I cured my habit by attending several AA meetings (in Bloemfontein in fact). This was my hardest first step to recovery, I registered many times and never went to the meetings, till that very evening of August 2009, when I told myself that enough was enough, there is nothing to be ashamed of to be an alcoholic, it is a sickness like any other, and there is a cure for it. If I had to miss that very meeting, again, I would be dead long before now, considering the amount of alcohol I was consuming daily. I was permanently drunk, day and night.

I hope my message here will help others, and I must congratulate you Lynne for having taken the first step and for having the courage to quit. Not easy!

My apologies for using your space for such a long comment.

Best wishes from the south of France!

John ツ
P.S. I have posted a comment on your website and shared it socially.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey John :)

Thanks for the comment on my website and for connecting here too! It is always nice to connect with fellow recovering alcoholics and addicts. We have a kinship that is hard to explain to people that are "normal" :)

So your clean date is August 2009? Mine is August 2008 :) I can't believe that it will be 10 years this year!

I hope you are enjoying France :) I went there once in 1996 but I don't remember much since I was blotto most of the time!

Farming in the Free State is not exactly safe anymore, so I am sure it was great when you were here but chances are things have changed a lot since then!
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YourBizTips Premium
Thanks for your response Lynne. That's right, it is not safe anymore to be farming in South Africa, We left because we were fed up going to funerals of neighbours and friends who were murdered for no reason.

I hope that you are safe where you are and we sincerely hope that some day everything will come right again as we have so many friends there. Such a beautiful country!

Take care.

John ツ
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LynneHuy Premium
I'm quite safe thanks John, I am in Saldanha. My parents are on a farm in Swellendam which is much safer since it is in the Western Cape but I still worry about them so much!
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I am coming up on three years, July 27 AGAIN! I have been in the program since 1986. Unfortunately, I have relapsed several times over the years but, "fall down seven times, get up eight.
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LynneHuy Premium
Congrats on your clean time that is awesome :) It is always great to connect with others in recovery and I have found so many people in WA connecting with me that are also in the program.

I'm not here to judge about relapsing, each person has their own path to follow. The most important thing is that you get back up!
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Maddy55 Premium
What are your weather conditions in South Africa today? We just narrowly missed a winter storm here, but still got a fair bit of snow, and still coming down. I see my two horses from my office window, and they are feeling a bit spunky. They love this mild snow, close to zero temps. Roads are closed this morning because we got freezing rain last night and then the snow. It was weird, we had thunder, lightening and snow coming down!
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LynneHuy Premium
We live literally on the beach, I open our back door and in a few meters we are walking on beach sand... and it was 30 deg celcius today so a nice warm day! Perfect beach weather...

But winter will be here soon, summer is basically over and March is the beginning of Autumn.

I've never even been in snow before. I so want to do that still. Its on my bucket list. Hubby and I are planning a trip in winter to an area a few hours away that gets snow sometimes in winter, we want to build snowmen with our kids.
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Maddy55 Premium
Ahhh a beach, that sounds so nice :) I told my husband that I was very tempted to make a snowman today, as the snow is perfect for it right now. He just smiled and said 'go for it, as long as I don't have to". I haven't made a snowman since my children were small.
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Maddy55 Premium
Good morning Lynne, I just noticed the subject of muffins came up in live chat. I have a tip for you...Lynne, I tried my favorite pancake recipe yesterday, by baking them in muffin pans instead. Turned out great! Pancakes in muffin shape, store in fridge and just gently warm them up when you want to eat them. I make gluten free muffins but they are more Paleo than anything, high in protein. We had some for breakfast this morning with a little maple syrup drizzled on top.
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh that sounds divine! Mine are already in the oven :)

My son LOVES the blueberry muffins I make and when I picked him up from playschool he asked me to make some for him. I am such a sucker for my little boy :)
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Maddy55 Premium
mmmm my husband loves blueberry muffins too :) Your little boy is blessed :) I have two sons, all grown up, but I have a grandson who is turning 8, I spoil him when he visits :)
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laurenjean Premium
Hi Everyone, just to let you know that Lynne is in Hospital recovering from an operation and will be back to serve and assist the community as soon as possible.
Read more here:
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scook04 Premium
Hi Lynne,

Congratulations on your success, that's great news.

Hope you don't mind me asking but I've wanted to start using Fiverr for a while but didn't really know how to get started or what to do. Probably me over complicating it. Do you have any thoughts?

Many thanks
Steven
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Steven :)

Thanks!

My best suggestion would be for you to check out the top ranking gigs for the type of services you want to offer and see how they have set out their gigs and pricing.

That will give you an idea of what works well - so you can use that as a base for setting up your gigs - as inspiration but don't copy their gigs exactly of course. Try and add something unique to what you offer so you stand out.

Then also check out their forums and the Fiverr academy - that is what I did :)

Kind regards

Lynne
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scook04 Premium
Thanks for the great tips. Will definatly try that and give it a shot.
Really appreciate the advice.
Thanks again.

Steven
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LynneHuy Premium
Any time Steven and good luck!!
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Nekko26 Premium
your site is amazing, i would love some tips on how it's layed out my I have a lot of work to do. I just started my site at the risk of being judged lol, would you mind checking it out at this point and giving me few tips. smokingpipesplus.com
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LynneHuy Premium
I'm glad you like my website :) I'm not sure which one you looked at though. Just keep in mind that I have had my parenting website for nearly 6 years and it has over 800 posts and over 30 pages. This has given me a lot of time to play around and to get my site how I want it :)

Your site is very new so it is not easy to review and give feedback. The main thing you need to do is continue with the training and add content.

Some things that did stand out for me is that your privacy policy and about me pages are both missing - this is really essential and I would work on that as a matter of urgency!
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laurenjean Premium
THANK YOU, LYNNE... YOU MADE MY YEAR!!!
Your suggestions continue to make me money!!
From Website Testing to Guest Posts on Fiverr to Contributed Posts ... YOU ROCK!!
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LynneHuy Premium
YAY! I am so so happy for you Lauren, you so deserve it and I am so glad that I could help you make your first $100 day! It feels awesome doesn't it.... now you need to work on making MORE :)

It can be done and you will do it, I know that for a fact. It has been awesome sharing tips and info with you!

We still have to meet for real next time I make it into Cape Town!
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IvoryJoe Premium
Hey LynneHuy, I was unsure whether my website would support a mobile phone and you sent me a great link a few moments ago so thankyou!
I will have been sober/clean for 6 months in two days and it's always inspiring to hear stories such as yours. Thankyou and I wish you all the best. Just followed you.
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LynneHuy Premium
Welcome to WA Joseph - I see from your profile you are really enjoying it here and learning at a great pace :) That is awesome. I promise you that there are good things coming if you work hard and stick with learning everything you can here.

Congrats on your clean time,that is brilliant!
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IvoryJoe Premium
Thankyou!!! When joining WA only a couple of months ago I didn't expect it would completely change my outlook on life. Great community and I have barely started : )
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LynneHuy Premium
I know exactly what you mean, this community has changed my life in more ways than I can count. Yes I am earning a full time income but the communication with like-minded people on a regular basis keeps my glass full if you know what I mean?
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Motivator61 Premium
Congrats one day at a time. Nice to hear you are doing so well online. I have been working at the online process, seriously, for over a year now. I have made some progress but have not made any $$, just yet. A lot of training.
Continued success and congrats to you and the family.
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LynneHuy Premium
Just know that if you keep at it, then it will happen. Sometimes progress is slow but everything you do is building on foundation of your business!

Perhaps get some feedback from the community on your website and perhaps you will find some great feedback helps you to move forward with regards to making some income?

Thanks for your words of encouragement :)
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Maddy55 Premium
Lynne, I am so impressed by the work that you have done on your websites and in your personal life! I joined in January of this year, got my website up and running by April, but had to devote my late spring and summer months finishing up my last year as owner and operator of my Pet Hotel. I finally 'retired' after 23 years of working with dogs, cats and their owners. I now have lots of time to spend here and working on my website. I will use your story as inspiration for myself to keep going!
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LynneHuy Premium
Congrats on making the change Marilyn :) That is so exciting. If I can inspire you to work hard and make your business work then my job is done for today.
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Lynne!

I'm pleased to meet you. So happy to hear that you've found the path to a healthy and happy life. You are amazingly strong and I admire your determination. I'm following you now!!

Wish you the very best in life. Keep going with your awsome success in private and in business!

:-) Pernilla
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LynneHuy Premium
It is lovely to meet you Pernilla. I hope you are enjoying your journey here at Wealthy Affiliate.

I've never been to Sweden, but I did spend a few days in Switzerland in 1996 and it was so beautiful :)

If you need help with anything let me know!
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Pernilla Premium
Yes, I love it here at WA!

How nice that you've been in Switzerland. I have never visited South Africa, but it's for sure on my "must-see-places" list!

Had a look at your websites. You are very productive! They all look very good an professional! I surely can learn a lot from you.

Please, let me know if you need any help as well.
:-)
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks for the compliments :) yes I have learned how to be quite productive in the last few years and I am loving it.
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gcd Premium
hi Lynne, thank you for your honest share. It's lovely meeting you and following your journey here.
I'm living in Aus now, but hail from Africa myself - Rhodies -> SA -> Ireland -> Oz. Where in SA are you?
I wish you every success in everything.
All the best
Gary
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Gary
I loved Australia when I visited there for a few weeks in 1999 :) I am in Saldanha, its small but we are on the beach so it is beautiful.
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Ongchannel Premium
Hi Lynne and all who are reading now and into the future...
It is my wish to see and hear that one day, soon enough, most of us who are here at WA are addicted to not only finding Success but living it. :)

It is inspring to see peeps like you who is able to conquer the inner mountain.
Carpe Diem
Steve
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LynneHuy Premium
It is great to meet you Steve. I am loving it and living it!
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Precious19 Premium
Very nice. People like you encourage me to continue and never doubt. I am very touched by your description here and I always want to visit south Africa, maybe one day i'll go visit when I start making money online. Well I wish you the best . Keep up the good work.
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LynneHuy Premium
It is lovely to meet you and it is amazing to be able to motivate people and show that it can be done :)
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Seany35 Premium
Nice!!
I'm a recovering addict of five years, thought I haven't even touched on that subject yet. My first website is all about Crohn's disease and eating healthy. I know the addiction issue will be a part of that at some point.
Anyway, great job staying sober!! You're an inspiration for a lot of people out there!
I also love the fact that you're making a living full-time online, I knew it was possible!!! I'm also an avid reader and enjoy writing.
Best Wishes!!
Sean
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Sean :) Thanks and congrats on your recovery that is awesome! There are loads of addicts and alcoholics here at WA, many of them are under the radar though and contacted me because I have been open in my profile. It is so great to be able to connect with other addicts here.

Oh yes it is so possible to make a full time income online and it is so much fun too. It comes with so much freedom and that is what I enjoy about it.

If you are a reader and a writer you will fly with this!
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Seany35 Premium
I too am all about the freedom!
Oh yeah, I believe almost everyone has been addicted to something before, even if it's food or shopping! It's a subject many can relate to, and being open and honest about it really helps folks out, even if they don't admit it. We're all on our own path anyway.
Thanks for the encouragement, I'll be in touch!
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh yes! I am so with you on that belief. You must see my mom play solitaire on the computer hahaha. Its like she becomes a zombie!

Yes drop me a message any time :) I am happy to help.
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lmwood646 Premium
Lynne, Share this with you ladies and followers:

"How's Your Aim?"
You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You need to develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. If you think you’re unable to work for the best company in its sphere, make that your aim. If you think you’re unable to be on the cover of TIME magazine, make it your business to be there. Make your vision of where you want to be a reality."Nothing is impossible.” 
—Paul Arden

"Most people’s goals are completely logical. They don’t require much imagination. They certainly don’t require faith, luck, magic or miracles."
~LMW
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BantingRose Premium
Hi Lynne, really enjoyed the youtube video I found as soon as I spelled your name correctly.

I am an overweight Banter and if you get a comment on a pimple, who knows what will come my way, but I am determined to do Youtube. My first video try of a Banting recipe was fantastic, just filmed in portrait not landscape hehehe.

BTW the decaff coffee thing was probably due to the chemicals they use to create normal decaf coffee. you have to look for Swiss water method decaf?? I don't drink coffee or tea.

Very blown away, how on earth do you manage 100 000 subscribers on one website and still have time for everything else.
Good luck skattie
Vasbyt
Rose
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LynneHuy Premium
I don't have 100 000 subscribers anywhere Rose, I had 140 000 page views on my website, with about 20 000 unique visitors :)

I only have 316 Youtube subscribers!

And yes it is hard to keep up :)
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BantingRose Premium
Wow, clueless.
Sorry Lynne, thanks for info on websites.
Take care
Rose
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LynneHuy Premium
:) LOL no problem Rose, you will be swinging with all the online jargon soon I'm sure!
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LMW Premium
I just looked at your addict website and I left this comment:

Luther Wood says: May 31, 2017 at 1:52 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!! I’m actually speechless which is a rare thing for me. I can’t say anymore at this time. I can’t see the screen for the tears. Yes, Men do cry and I’m not ashamed. It’s a way to wash away the sorrow I have for you.You are so,F**kING, brave. I’m so proud of you as my new, best, friend.

Later, LMW

P.S. Had to clean it up. I was rejected earlier.
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LynneHuy Premium
Luther thank you... yeah WA doesn't like the F-bomb at all, me with my potty mouth figured that out a long time ago. I have to keep my language clean here. No F-bombs allowed.

I'm glad you enjoyed the ebook!
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LMW Premium
I don't use the F-bomb very often but after reading your book, I wanted to feel closer and accepted. Also, in view of the scenes I had been walking through, with you, I thought it was appropriate to express what I felt about you.

Not sure what I'm feeling, reading this, Maybe despair and sorrow for you at the time that was happening. Now, I feel joy and hope flooding you life. You have come a long way and I couldn't be happier.... Roll on!
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LynneHuy Premium
That's exactly it Luther, there are times that an F-bomb is actually most appropriate - my addiction website is one of the places where F-bombs are totally accepted :)

It's not like addicts and dealers sitting in crack houses mind their P's and Q's haha.
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LMW Premium
I totally understand.
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LMW Premium
I'm getting pretty put-out with trying to upgrade my site. I need some help with the home-page with pick, etc.

I changed themes also. I want to replace the pic that came with it.

How simple is it to change. and (I have my menu like I want it but,)
the content is not arranged with the menu. ??
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LynneHuy Premium
I replied to your message about these queries :)
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LMW Premium
Lynne, Happy to meet you, again. This is my second time around. I came back primarily because of you and the many words I've read from you. I remember you from the first time and I know you are a brilliant lady, so I will be following you and asking questions. If you have time, please respond.
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh you are back :) That is great news! I really do believe in this program.

Yes I will always respond as fast as I can and I do try and log in daily.
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LMW Premium
I know; I can count on you to be there. Thanks, it's encouraging to know that.
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LynneHuy Premium
I will always be here :)
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JWagner Premium
First I would like to applaud you on your 8 years of recovery. I work in the mental health field with veterans and I see addiction on a daily basis.

This is my first go around with WA and I am also trying to make this my full time job, so I cam stay home with my 17 month old little boy.

I am just weary on how the making money part works. Can you give me some insight on this part? Please and thank you.
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks Jacklyn :)

Well the amazing thing is that my addiction blog is earning an income and I barely even have time to post on it since I am so busy with my mommy blog. It is not a huge income but I can only imagine that if I had to spend a good amount of time on that website I can easily turn that into a full time income too.

I wrote a post here recently about how I make money from my blogs because I get asked that question a lot!
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Gunnertwist Premium
Hi, Lynne. I just watched your training video on add images in WP and heard from your accent that u are from South Africa and see it is confirmed when I read your bio. It is fantastic that u have been in recovery for so long. I am from Port Elizabeth but am living in the USA for now. All my family is still in South Africa. Anyway just wanted to say thank you and if u don't mind I would like to follow u, being a fellow South African.
I wish u great success in all that u do and good luck. :)

carl
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Carl:)

It is lovely to meet you! My mom's family all come from PE and she has a very large family :)

How's it living in the USA? Must be quite the circus with Trump?
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Gunnertwist Premium
yea he quite the character that is for sure. It is not bad living here but I miss the homeland a lot. trying to save up some money to go back and visit at least. :)

carl
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LynneHuy Premium
Haha yes well we have Zuma right? I'm not even going to comment on that.

I could never leave South Africa, I love it here and I could never take my kids away from Granny, Grandpa, Ouma and Oupa.
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Gunnertwist Premium
And I really miss Biltong, and braais (potjie kos), a LOT!! lol :)
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LynneHuy Premium
Yes Biltong is the best :) And braais in summer, love it!
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StevenWood Premium
Honest, heartfelt and AWESOME!

One day at a time is the only way to go, adversity sometimes reveals who we really are inside and each of us has the capacity for greatness.

Congratulations on your triumphs and kudos for being honest enough to be a shining beacon of hope to others who may not have found their true path yet.

Have an amazing journey :D
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks Steven :) It is great to connect with you and I love sharing my story in the hopes that it helps someone else!

The journey has been incredible and very exciting.
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CraigBarnes Premium
How are you and your family doing? I am also an alcoholic and compulsive gambler. Wonder why I've never been married or had a single girlfriend or dating partner in my whole life. Ah, hell, Lynne, what difference does it make now? My severe kidney disease will insure a very quick and painless death.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Craig. We are all well thanks. I hope you are clean from your addictions at the moment?

I am so sorry to hear about your kidney disease :(
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Hi Lynne, just loved your profile i thought this is the person to speak hope you wont get tired of my questions :) tell me in South Africa does the WA work?Im new here im still going thru the videos and then upgrade when i have the clue of what im doing:)
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LynneHuy Premium
Trish it is lovely to meet you. Yes WA works in any country because WA shows you how to set up your own business step by step :) I have 3 websites and each one is earning an income. The best part is that the majority of my income is USD... so honestly you don't need to make much in USD to make a really good income here in SA!
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oh nice,thank you lovely Lynne :)
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LynneHuy Premium
It is a pleasure!
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Strider2014 Premium
Hi Lynne, you were kind enough to leave a comment on my Forex site the other day. As a result of some of what you said I created another post. I am not chasing comments, just thought you might like to read it.

Here is the link http://starttradingforex.org/stop-loss-definition-your-best-trading-friend

Thanks again, Gordon
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Gordon :) Thanks for connecting, I will check it out as soon as I can.
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Hi Lynne,

Ok, I'm here and slowly going through the lessons in the get started, Because its holidays and baby is obviously at home its been a bit difficult to find the time :P
I'll be asking 100's of questions once I'm into it completely as its all little terrifying lol.
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LynneHuy Premium
Tamara ask away, that is what this community is here for :)
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foxychops Premium
Hi Lynn - gosh we sound like the same person - I am also from South Africa, living in recovery - also sober 8 years ... well actually 8 years, 4 months and 22 days ... but whose counting ... ME ... have similar passions ... well let's hope I can be as successful as you in affiliate marketing - nice to connect ... where in SA do you live?
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh wow it is lovely to meet you Laurie!

My sober date is 02 August 2008, when is yours? It must be damn close right?

I live in Saldanha Bay now, but I was born and lived in Cape Town all my life.
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Hello Lynne, Glad to meet you! I always love hearing moms say their first passion is their kids, mine as well! I am a writer actually, I write romance stories..lol...well, somebody has to! :)
Oh dear, I am such a dreamer, and I love it! It's wonderful that you are past your addictions, that must have taken superhuman strength! BRAVO! You seem to have accomplished so much here, I hope you won't mind me "pestering" you with a million questions! LOL ...no, don't worry, I won't be a pest, but I do hope you won't mind me stopping by for advice!

God Bless you and your family!
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Lesley :)

Its lovely to meet you! And yes someone has to write the romance stories because so many people love reading them :)

You are welcome to ask me questions any time!
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AriefWibowo Premium
Hi, Lynne.

What's up?

I have been busy trying to incorporate an opt-in page. Finally, I did it.

While updating all my posts and pages, I notice that your video that I embedded is no longer available. The SmashFund Review video.

Do you have a new link?

BTW, do you mind checking up my opt-in form and see if it works? It require you to sign-up for 7 days course.

This is the link: http://theonlinebusinessnow.com/hello
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Arief... oh so you didn't hear about the legal action then? LOL

Here is my new video, yes the third one!
https://youtu.be/kD47ZUtSSb4

Sorry about that but I had to remove it.

And damn your opt in form is pretty damn sweet. I need to hire you to make mine look like that!
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AriefWibowo Premium
Thank you for the video, Lynne

The opt in form is the feature from GetResponse.com that I love. You can design any form with it. You should get it if you haven't use any autoresponder yet.

How are the email series that you are receiving? Are they properly send to you?
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh dear, I wasn't looking out for them and haven't seen anything yet. I will check my spam and let you know!
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh there we go, one in spam and the rest well I only just opened my email now.

Arief I will have to have a look at them later or over the weekend and give you feedback, I am on my way to fetch my kids and they are home with me tomorrow and the weekend :)
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philaccardo Premium
Lynne:
I read all your blogs: you are very knowledged. I learn from you. Thank you.
I am just a newbie and would like to learn how to make a earning with my blog. (natural health)
Do you have a practical advise for me?
Do you have specific training on how to set a blog for that purpose?
Thank you much.
Best/Phil
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Phil

Oh wow what a big question :)

Well if you are a newbie I would advise to follow all of Kyle's training first. It is set out beautifully step by step and by the time you have finished all the training available in both courses (yes I suggest you do Bootcamp afterwards even if you are not promoting WA) then start on Jay's training, he does all the Live Friday webinars - username Magistudios... and when you have gone through all of that you will know more than me *wink*
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Lynne, I've recently followed you in WA.

My site is about technology and since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my social networks too.
Here is my links and I appreciate it if you could follow/like me over there; also if you leave me your social network links; I'll be able to following back you too: )

Here is mine:
https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
https://www.facebook.com/Digital-World-Guru-847606122036894/
https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

Wish you great success in your online business,

Best,
Ali
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Ali

It is great to connect with you :)

Here are my personal profiles:
https://plus.google.com/+LynneHuysamen
https://twitter.com/LynneHuysamen
https://www.facebook.com/lynne.huysamen
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Ali-M Premium
Thank you and done! )
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Hi Lynne,

I've proceeded well on the training and began my website today-Decided to do something similar to yours i.e;
How to start Small Online Business Successfully, though my problem is getting content to put on the pages.Did you get all your content at once or was it cumulative to what you have to this day. Kindly help on this one
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Maurice

Congrats on starting your website that it awesome!

I have added content as I have learned new things or found scams online that I want to review. Adding content that applies to where you are in life makes everything so much easier and it keeps it all very real. Well that has worked for me. If you write from the heart it will rank better and it will be read more :)

As you learn about online marketing share what you have learned :)

If you go Premium you will be guided through exactly how to find content ideas and taught how to write reviews and so much more. I always recommend Premium :)
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Thank you for the insight, now i have an idea on the things that will i start with. I have another website where showcase my music so i will use all the experiences and apply them :)
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LynneHuy Premium
I am so happy to be able to help you out with suggestions Maurice :)
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Jaydaone1 Premium
Hi LynneHuy you may the person I want to ask a question about posting.Here in WA my feeling is that the suggestion is to post as often as you can. Number one is posting writing an article about your niche as often as possible and integrating it your site at a certain length? How do you add it your site?(hopefully this is not a dumb question. My reason for asking you is that you post alot and I need some direction, I have not written a thing since I put up my site.which has been a month.The reason being is that my site deals with foot problems and I started by writing about gout and I do not know if I should just write about that which the idea is to get them to purchase a cure for gout. I can go to other foot problems but that means I would have to suggest a different product for them to buy.The other thing is how many articles could I write about gout and people would find interesting. I thought once one set up their site that was it apparently not.Hopefully I have not taken alot of your time and understand what I am asking. Thank you very much
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Jesus

Well that is more than one question, so let me deal with each part separately.

How often should you post?
The thing here is to be consistent with posting new content. Yes as often as possible is great but make sure you can keep up that routine. The best is to publish 2-3 posts per week.

How long should posts be?
Aim for 1000+ words per post. You might not be able to manage such long posts in the beginning and that is just fine, try your best and you will writing becomes easier and easier as you go.
Plus remember you can always update old content :)

What about quality?
This is really important. Maybe you can write 1000 word posts and maybe you can write 2-3 times a week... but what quality are these posts?
Quality is really important for a lot of reasons. Your readers won't stay long on your website if your posts are not quality. Google won't rank your content well if your content is not quality.
So if you can write a QUALITY 500 word post once a week that is better than writing 3 non-quality posts in a week.

Yes yes yes
To writing about different foot problems and offering different products! This is exactly what you want to do. The more products you review and recommend the more chance you have of making sales.

Follow the training, it is set up beautifully step by step with tasks at the end of each lesson. If you do this you will learn everything you need to know about working online.

I hope I have answered all your questions for you. Let me know if anything is unclear :)
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Jaydaone1 Premium
That was funny as to your response because I had to go back and see how I had posed the question and you are right I did say one question. Anyway I do want to thank you for your quick response and for answering all my questions. I now know that there is alot of work to do and big challange for me because writing takes me a long time to write and be creative. I am aware that for most of us this is not easy and thank you again and continued success.
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LynneHuy Premium
Oh yes, this will take work! But it will be well worth it in the end.
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austria0007 Premium
Hi Lynne....
WOW do we have things in common. I started taking drugs when I was 11 and finally quiet when I was 29 which was surprisingly easy. Alcohol was always in the picture, my father gave me my first drink when I was 5 and has been my friend up to about 6 months ago when my body started to break down. Now I can actually see the lite at the end of the tunnel but know that I have to watch myself every second of the day!
I just wanted to introduce myself, my name is Stephan and I’ve been involved in Real Estate Investing the last 9 years and just want a change. Tired of Tenants’, Toilets and Real Estate programs that just nickel and dime you to death : 0(
I was checking out another Internet Marketing Program on line that promised you the world in 3 months so I googled it & found out it was a SCAM but in return the guy that wrote the scam article redirected me to WA and I’m so glad he did. I REALLY LIKE WHAT I SEE!!!!
I’m looking forward to working with WA & the Community to make WA my full time job. Saying that I have no previous IM experience, I’m very excited to see where this JOURNEY will take me!!!!
Happy Mothers Day Lynne!!!
Hope to see you around,
Stephan
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LynneHuy Premium
Lovely to meet you Stephan! I have been with WA for nearly a year and I've been working online for 4 years. WA is the place to be for sure.

You will learn loads here and make great friends too in the process.

Congrats on your clean time! I think the hardest part is just admitting to oneself how bad the problem is, from there on getting clean is the easier part.

Welcome and I look forward to watching your progress here.
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cindyaleach Premium
Lynne, it is so refreshing of you to "bare your sole" on your site. My husband is also an alcoholic, with many years sober. He, like you, talks about it freely and welcomes questions.

I am extremely proud of both of you for owning your issues and seeing the need to repair them. It's not easy, and you are to be commended. Hats off to you!
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Cindy

I am glad to hear your husband is sober, it must have been terribly hard for you when he was drinking!

Oh yes I find life so much easier just sharing my stuff. It make me happy and helps others!

Thank you for your kind words :)

Kind Regards
Lynne
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Wayne66 Premium
I was just checking through the list of people that are following me and found that I have neglected to follow you back, I have done so now. Please accept my humble apology.

I hope it is going well for you and your earnings are increasing.

I realize that being a survivor of addiction is a day to day thing but I am sooooooo glad that you have been able get back on track and be an amazing mom/wife to your family.

Good bless and all the best to you and your family.
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Wayne :) Just because I follow you doesn't mean you have to follow back :)

But thank you for the follow.

Yes it is a day to day thing, sometimes hour to hour... but I get through the days. Life is really so much better clean :)
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Wayne66 Premium
Well, thing is, I want to follow everyone who follows me but sometimes I get sidetracked. Following those who follow me gives me a bit more incite into who/how they are. It helps us to know each other better as a community.

All the best.
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LynneHuy Premium
Very true and I know exactly what you mean by getting sidetracked lol
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padma1600 Premium
Great Reading about your explanation about Autoresponders.
I just wanted to know when you send Newsletters to your Subscribers What mail Id will appear when your subscribers get mails from you..
eg If your mail Id is lynne@gmail.com will subscribers see like this.
Should mail ids look professional? What do you recommend?
& How to have a professional mail Id.?
I am asking this because I am thinking of starting Email marketing.Since you have recommended that it should be done.
& also your advice will be helpful to the entire WA community who do not know much about Autoresponders..
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LynneHuy Premium
Good morning :)

I have just replied to your PM on this. Yes I would keep it professional for sure.

I have an email for each of my websites, but I have all my mail forwarded to my main email and I use that one to reply to any responses.

You can set up your personal email for each website here in WA and also the forwarding which makes everything so easy!
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BFuerstenau Premium
Hi Lynne,I'm sorry it's taken me so long to reply,but between troubles I was learning to overcome with my site. And the various trouble my two grown and married boys keep bringing my way, I've been kind of busy. Anyhow,thanks for the follow and I'm following you as well!
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LynneHuy Premium
Lovely to connect with you! Hope your problems with your boys get sorted out.
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BFuerstenau Premium
Nothing to major, the boy still need old Dad once in awhile
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westho Premium
Just read your profile. I am following you and will be reading your works. I am an older 78 // WA newbie. I hope you will read my profile, blogs and follow me follow me. Bigger network = Bigger help for ALL! This is all new to me. I have found amazing people on WA. Please let me know when you update your profile or publish. 28 years friend of Bill's--best to you
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LynneHuy Premium
Lovely to meet you fellow friend of Bill :)

Yes I will most definitely check out your profile and blogs! Thank you connecting :)
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jdlovel Premium
Hi Lynne,
I noticed that you left a list of signature urls and links at the end of your post. Last month I had my write access revoked 2x and still don't know exactly why but I was told it was for self promotion and all I did was leave a link to my inspirational video site, thinking everyone would get blessed by going there.
Did you ever get called on this?
Let me tell you revoked, sucks and I am still "blog shy" about it. Incidentally, would you mind giving me you critique of my leanrhowtomakemoneyonline.net site. I am about 90% finished with it (I think)
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LynneHuy Premium
Heya. Well those links are to connect personally with people here... not to promote my websites. Perhaps I should see about whether that is allowed or not and maybe remove them!

Yes with please, I will have a look at your website and give you feedback :)
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey JD. It's looking great... just one thing: where is your blog roll? Call me dumb but I couldn't find it. Also you don't have any comments that I can see, it would be great to get some comments on your website.
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Nakednick Premium
hi Lynne, Sorry to hear that you are having issues with the retail side. I had a very quick look at your website and it look great. Regarding your suppliers, they need to understand that you are the client. I would love to chat further and if you're willing pick your brain regarding retail as I am thinking that will be the way forward for me.
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LynneHuy Premium
I'm happy to chat to you :) It was more the wholesale suppliers that were messing me around.. and retail was so much work lol. I want to make as much money as possible with the least amount of expense and work.... and then spend time with my kids. Happy to chat and answer your questions, You are welcome to email me directly at lynne@kaboutjie.com

And I'm not sorry by the way, I am happy and free. Blogging is what I have a passion for now.
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KariLee Premium
Hi Lynne! I am in the middle of a general brain freeze with a side of writer's block lately so I decided to spend some time in the community looking for a spark of motivation. While surfing around I stumbled onto one of your blogs which I liked so much that I began reading more and visited a couple of your websites.
You rock!
Keep posting please.
Kari
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi Kari

Lovely to connect with you and I am so sorry to hear about your first husband. Addict is truly ugly! Thank you for the comment!

Glad I could inspire you with my websites :) What exactly are you struggling with? Perhaps tell me what you've been writing about and maybe I can throw some ideas around?
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lmwood646 Premium
Hello, Lynne, You are amazing! I checked out the http://lynnelivingwithaddiction.com website and can't believe How far you have come. Then, I looked at http://smallonlinebusinessopportunity.com. I have never seen a better laid-out site and all the information on it. I can't believe you aren't making money on that site. If not, then, I can never hope to make any money, I am so far inferior in building sites.

All I can say is "You Go, Girl." You deserve all you ever earn.

P.S. In my lessons, I'm supposed to give two comments on someone's site and get two in return. Would you, please look at my site and make a little comment? Thank you in advance.
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LynneHuy Premium
Thank you! If you read my latest post here you will see that I am now starting to earn money from my MMO website :)

My addiction one I have not out too much work into and I haven't monetized it as much as I could...

With pleasure I will give you some comments! Just pop down the links here to the posts you would like me to comment on :)

And check out this training I published on quality commenting too!
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NWTDennis Premium
Hello Lynne ... thank you for the follow. I admire your spirit for life. Has any one ever commented that you look a lot like Helen Hunt? Google her and you will see yourself looking back at you :-).

You've come a long way since joining WA less than a year ago ... my guess is you hit the bricks running with your previous blogging and site building experience.

I wish you the best on your WA journey.
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LynneHuy Premium
LOL yes I have been told that :) Thanks for connecting with me!
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Nrichards Premium
Good morning thanks for the follow nice to see yo again. You have a beautiful daughter just like her mom. Your dreams will soon become your reality. Dream BIG sky is the limit reach for the stars theirs no stopping you. you are in the right place at the right time success is yours for the taking. I can here success calling your name can you. Gods willing we will make it see you at the top.
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LynneHuy Premium
Thank you, what a lovely message :)
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Nrichards Premium
You are very much welcome. Have a good day.
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LouieLuc Premium
Hey there Lynne! :))
Thanks so much for following me, it's nice to meet you!

You already know you're in the right place here at Wealthy Affiliate!

If there's anything I can help you with too, just ask!
It will be my pleasure to be of assistance.

I invite you to check my trainings here on WA and also...

... be sure to check the blog I'm building as a project for the Wealthy Affiliate's Affiliate Bootcamp at http://www.buzznitrous.com

I've posted good tips on getting traffic and building your online business there. I think you'll love it.

I wish you the best of luck and much success!
Hope you reach your online goals,
Louie
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks Louie, I'll definitely check out your blogs and training thank you!
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LouieLuc Premium
My pleasure Lynne! ;)
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SWolpa Premium
Congratulations Lynne on your achievements. I am in the very early stages of Bootcamp. Attempting to complete my foundation pages of my first site. I have a long road ahead, but with the support of WA, I know that soon I will have my website up up and running. My goal is to start with promoting WA.
I will follow you in the community. Surrounding myself with people that achieve success and helping those that I can, will help me find my way.
Good to know you,
Steve Wolpa
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Steve
How exciting! I can't wait to see what you achieve!
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speedking Premium
Hi there Lynne, thanks for the follow , aswell as adding me to your network. I too have been here for quite some time but im only really starting with the WA training now . Yes its a very exciting venture we are on here at WA. Heres wishing you a highly successfull 2016 , take care, Johan
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks Johan :) Enjoy the training, it is top notch!
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1eminer Premium
Hi Lynne, Thank you very much for following me. I truly appreciate the support. I'm really looking forward to utilizing everything I'm learning. I'll def take some time to say hi on one of the Social Networks..something I'm working on doing more. Never been much into it so like "SITTING" it's something I'm learning to conquer lol for me it's more like..."Get ON your butt instead of OFF" hehe
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LynneHuy Premium
Hi, lovely to meet you! Take it one step at a time, follow the training and you will do great. It is a long to take in at once :)
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1eminer Premium
It most definitely is a lot. I got exactly what I wanted in a program though.
E V E R Y T H I N G!!!!
Oh, just wait...before you leave this page...there's 1 more bonus...lol

I had a rough day fighting with back links, thankfully time mingling warmed my brain freeze.
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LynneHuy Premium
Oooh backlinks.... ignore those!
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1eminer Premium
I have to add a back link's to some of my products. I am missing out on commissions but I didn't know where to find my number's or how to apply it. Was a small task but took me almost 5 hours. I should asked for help here.... won't do that again, added to my already stressed day.
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1eminer Premium
I still don't know if I did it right. I've 2 more products I need to add links to today. They are with JVZoo Is there a video or something you might suggest that will help me wrap my head around it? I'd love to ignore it but it's costing me sales and sign ups.
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LynneHuy Premium
I've never used them but if you just type JVZoo into the top search bar you will find training, blogs and questions from other members about it. This is always the easiest way to find information here :)
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1eminer Premium
Kewllll. Thank you, I was scouring Youtube. Lesson upside the head, how many times was I told?...ask lots of questions. geesh. I often feel my questions are stupid but really, what is stupid is not asking.
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LynneHuy Premium
Not at all, no such thing as a stupid question, if you don't understand then ask!
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TheMulcahys Premium
Hi Lynne, thanks for connecting. I have sent you a friend request on fb as this is my social media place of choice.
Your website looks very informative and I like that you review the good and the bad. Looking forward to getting to know you better as I get more involved. This is only day 3, so still lots to do.

Jules <3
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey Jules

Lovely to connect with you :)

Day 3 is early days, you are going to be blown away with what you find here! How exciting :)
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RichieW Premium
Hi Lynne,
I read on another post that you are a 'sharp cookie and somebody to follow' so I am now following you!
I've only been on here for a week and just starting to create my first pages. I know I am in the right place. Wishing you all the best.
Richie
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LynneHuy Premium
Oooh someone called me a sharp cookie, I kinda like that LOL
But then on the other side I feel like I am still quite uneducated and have a lot to learn..

Yes you are very much in the right place here! Let me know if you need help with anything.
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grampamike Premium
Hi, glad to meet me, lol.

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for following me.

I’m pretty impressed with WA training and I think we have found a gold mine of information. Hmmm, seems like geniuses like us tend to gather in the same place (lol).

I started making money online in 2004. WA wasn't around back then. I had to learn from scratch. What took me 2 years to accomplish online, you will be able to do in a couple of months if you are new to running an online business.

The wealth of knowledge here in the tutorials and the help from fellow WA members is exceptional. I have never met a bunch of like-minded people who are so eager to help yet ask nothing in return.

When I came to WA in February 2015, I was skeptical. Seen enough online scams in my time. I searched high and low for "the catch." There was none. I learned WA is legitimate. There is no pressure to upsell me more products or services. That was refreshing.

Anyway Lynne, here’s wishing you all my best for your success with online marketing.

Please feel free to send me a private message if there is anything I can do for you.

You can send me a private message if you have questions by going to my profile and clicking on the private message button; https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/grampamike

You may also want to check out my WA profile blog posts as there is some interesting and informative information there.

Here is a sample of what you will find; Here’s a little inspiration: Update: I wanted to mention that all my recent posts on my website get ranked in the top 5 for my keyword or keyword phrase. So study the tutorials here at WA. They hold the clues for getting top ranking for your web pages.

Need some pictures for your website? Check out my post.
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LynneHuy Premium
Thanks GrampaMike :)

And actually I've already visited your training, so thank you!
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rolfkb Premium
Hi Lynne,
Thanks for following me. I am the one who should follow you and I am! :-) because I have sen your websites -- they were awsome!

I have only one rolfbratli.com because I have done this only for one month. See my 1 month report here: I have a slogan - I'm on my way to online success! What about you - will you follow?

I think I have to make a change!

Cheers
rolfkb
How can I follow YOU to online success?
Please show me!
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LynneHuy Premium
Hey nice to connect with you! Your website is really looking great, just keep on loading up new content and keep up with training as often as possible so you can implement what you are learning as you go along.

Just a few suggestions you might like to try to make your website a little better right now?
1. Move you privacy policy to a footer menu instead of the top menu
2. Add categories to your posts so that things are easier to find for your readers
3. Add tags to all your posts, another way of categorizing your content which has benefits when it comes to ranking and helping your readers find content.

Just a few little things I picked up. Ask for feedback as you go along so you can always improve.

Great job on all you have learned in one month! Keep going and the world is your oyster!
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