About MAdkins2
Joined February 2018
Mid-forties and going back to school for a Bachelors Degree. Working full time with OT and helping to raise a young little girl. I have two teenagers that I get on the weekends, boy and girl.

I play bass guitar and a little bit of upright bass. I have played at a few churches in the Memphis area, along with a run in orchestras also around Memphis. I love my job and everything I do, but I know there is a better way. Look to finally take charge of my life.
MAdkins2's Goals 3
Money Goals
Money I would be happy earning
Money I would be ecstatic earning
Time I'm willing to invest to achieve my goals
5-10 hours per week
Goal created on
Feb 21, 2018
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MAdkins2 Premium
How much money would you be happy earning?

How much would you be ecstatic earning?

And how much time are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
5-10 hours per week
TimMcKinlay Premium
Awesome work getting your goals down, Matthew! This is the first step towards reaching them and I know that by following the training here you can make this happen- and then some. Once you reach these you will see just how possible it is to reach much higher amounts. It's just a matter of scaling out your business.

Exciting times ahead and looking forward to working with you! :) Cheers
NannaGoosey Premium

Splendid work, setting your goals, Matthew! Working to achieve something is always easier when you know exactly what it is you're working toward.

Congratulations on the progress you've made so far. Lessons 1 and 2 done, now on to lesson 3!

It's marvelous to have you here!
Carson Premium
Great to see that you've added some goals Matthew!

Working towards achieving these goals will happen as you take action on the lesson tasks here at WA. Ask questions when you have them, and take your time. This is not a race, and your time investment will have you up and running before you know it!

You're going to do just great!

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Calvinator63 Premium
Hi Mathew,

thank you kindly for the return follow I appreciate all t of them!!

Glad to have had the chance to met you here on the WA platform it appears your top link is not working correctly do you still have that website?

How are things going for you I noticed you only got to level four (started level 5 over a year ago) in the training is there something that is holding you back that you don't understand?

If you are stuck on something please feel free to contact me I will help. the system they teach here really works but you have to work it or you will not see results!!

Living Life Large, Calvin
Madek Premium
Hey, Matthew!

I would feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

tinaandjohn5 Premium
It sounds like your a pretty busy person. Good for you for taking charge of your life. It isn't easy but sometimes we go through a lot before we decide what we really want in life. Thank You for the follow. I am following you back. Much success to you!

LDawkins1 Premium
Hello Mathew,

Thanks for the following! I'm glad to follow back.

Admirable profile! I play the keyboards and a little base guitar too! :)

Mostly like what's trending now with electronically produced musical scores and instrumentals!

I wish you all the best of success in your journey here. Have an excellent day!

Best regards,

MAdkins2 Premium
Keyboard is not something I have tried to tackle, and always have respect for those that do. I started playing bass in middle school (MANY moons ago) because no one else wanted to. It has since become my passion (musically), and the funny thing is, out of all the people from way back then, I am the only one still playing! :-)

Wishing you all the best success as well!!
kdforsman Premium
Thanks so much for the follow, I'm following you back too :)

If you need some inspiration for your WA journey, feel free to check out my recent post:
I'm sure you'll agree, there's some awesome tools on here for Wealthy Affiliate members.
I use Jaaxy for all of my Keyword research and SiteContent to draft all of my posts for my website. Here's a little trick that will show you how beautifully these tools integrate and also SAVE you time:
Canva is also a great tool that's quite popular with other WA members, to design stylish graphics, like headers etc, for their websites.
Wishing you every success and feel free to drop me a line anytime!

Cheers, Karen
West Coast, New Zealand
MAdkins2 Premium
Thank you Karen, I'm definitely going to check those out. Thanks so much!!
kdforsman Premium
You are most welcome, I've also just created a quick overview of how I use SiteContent buckets to plan out my writing schedule... Feel free to check this out as well. Cheers, Karen :)
Loes Premium
Hello Matthew,♫Welcome! I am so pleased you found WA. Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. And I share all my interesting findings on my blog space. I have listed them on a blog for you. When you type in “Blogs top rated by Loes” into the search bar on top, you'll find my goodies under Training. I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2018. See you around, Greetings Loes
MAdkins2 Premium
Thank you Loes! I need to get more diligent in sharing how I figure things out and if I find 'short cuts' and so forth. Thank yo for the resources you provide for us :-)
CarolMeador Premium
Hi, MAdkins. Nice to meet you. I enjoyed reading your profile. I am a musician as well. Was a percussionist in school. Started snare lessons in 5th grade, played in Jr. High and high school band, and one semester in college orchestra. Really enjoyed tympani, but the bells not so much!

I haven't held a drumstick in 50 years, but I get my musical fix singing alto in my church choir and the community chorus now.

Welcome to WA and to my network. Thanks for following me back. If you have any difficulties as you go through the training and build your website, don't hesitate to ask the community for help. There's always someone in our awesome community who knows the answer and will be happy to help. Best wishes for your online success. Carol
Mokoffee Premium
Hi Matthew,

Pleasure to meet you. Memphis isn't very far from where I live, Brandon, MS. I've been to Memphis a few times but not in the last few years, other flying in and out of the airport.

Looks like we joined WA around the same time and you're on course for finding that better way. There has never been a better time to do it than now!

To Your Success!

MAdkins2 Premium
I believe this is the right place for success, so much help in every direction! I've been a part of other "success" programs, but they all ended up more competing against each other than helping. I haven't seen any of that here. Glad to be here and much success to you!
Keisi Premium
Hola Matthew!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

terrycarroll Premium
Hi Matthew 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.
Chrisie1 Premium
Hey :-)

Welcome to WA! Best choice ever!
Going back to school will make WA seem like a breeze to you. Maybe even easier.

When I was in college, I didn't have the mindset to be there in the first place. In fact, writing essay papers as you will, I hated the most.

To look back then, to see me now is defiantly a transformation :-) I've written more in WA then I ever have in my college days.

We are going in the right direction with WA.

See you at the top ;-)
MAdkins2 Premium
Hi Chrisie! I feel the same way about the writing, I'm in school online so writing papers every week has been a drag. At first when I saw that this program was centered around writing, I almost walked away. This has actually been a lot of fun! I catch myself telling my friends, hey if you do any work around the house, send me a ton of pics - I'd love to write a blog about it!

Much success to you and we'll be at the top in no time!
rileyroman Premium
Hello, Welcome to Premium,
You have made a great choice, and all you have to do now is to be patient, persistent, active, open-minded and willing to learn and everything you need to start your own business will be explained to you here in WA.
If you have questions just ask, the whole community is ready to help. No questions are stupid.
Enjoy your online journey
riley roman
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Matthew? I am here to help if you ever need a hand with anything, just holler!

PS. Also, quick reminder. Today is the last day to get your first month discount/bonuses. No rush, no worries. Just a simple reminder here. :)
Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

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

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

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
MAdkins2 Premium
Hey Kyle,
I have no issues with the Niche. I have always spread myself out across many interests. Musician, electrician, construction, hunting/fishing, electronics (as in creating circuits), computer programming, cooking... I have plenty ideas as far as that goes.

One thing I was looking to do before finding WA was going to be an import business. Reading what that was going to take was so involved and expensive just to get my foot in the door and still not have any products in the US, I decided maybe that's not the route. With WA, I'll be able to connect customers with products from around the world... and without ANY of the hassles!
Kyle Premium
Well you can definitely move in the direction of import eventually, you will need some startups but importing could definitely be part of your business that you build out online.

You can head in any direction that you want with your niche. When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)