The 2014 WA Conference in Las Vegas: An experience I will never forget!

Last Update: January 26, 2014

Pheeww!

A couple of days ago I returned to the UK following my trip out to Las Vegas to meet up with Kyle, Carson and all the other successful WA affiliates, and even though this was my third WA conference, it was DEFINITELY the best I have ever attended!

Here are a just a few reasons why...

1) WA is in its best shape EVER!

As an affiliate it's important to know that the products or services you are promoting actually deliver the goods, and the WA community that we are all a part of is the best I have know it to be in the 7 and a bit years that I have been a member.

That's not to say that it wasn't as powerful in the past because WA has always been ahead of the competition, but nowadays it is 100% the most complete online business training program on the planet.

That fact is incredibly exciting for me, the other affiliates attending the conference, and it should be for you too as both a WA member and affiliate.

2) Mindblowing conversations about affiliate potential

Earn your seat around the table at the WA conference and you will leave the room in a complete state of shock.

Discussions covered every possible aspect of WA in infinite detail and just how big an opportunity this is. it's a truly inspirational place to find yourself, and this year was extra special due to the group of people present.

It was a gathering of successful affiliates who continually inspired each other as the meetings progressed. As the conversation flowed, ideas and suggestions were born that had us all reaching for our pens and taking notes.

It was a meeting of minds of the highest possible order because we are all very passionate about WA. Most importantly, we genuinely want to help our website visitors realise they can build successful online businesses by being part of this amazing community.

3) Kyle & Carson

Due to the level of interaction here at WA, we all have a good idea of what Kyle & Carson are like as individuals. But meeting them in the flesh is an absolute pleasure, and I'm certain that for most people they will be blown away by the experience.

What you have here are two completely normal guys. Forget "Internet Guru's" because they are anything but.

In reality you have two genuine, honest, caring, generous and dedicated individuals, who are in complete control of the Wealthy Affiliate community and the exciting direction in which it is heading.

For us members this is the best possible news that we could all hope for. So many other programs out there are run by people who REALLY don't have a clue.

Kyle & Carson on the other hand ARE the real deal...make no mistake.

Their vision for WA and knowledge of the industry is breathtaking, and unlike all the "Guru's" out there, they give their members exactly what they need to succeed, while the others are only interested in earning more from their members.

Trust in Kyle & Carson because they GENUINELY have your best interests at heart.

4) The whole 'Vegas experience'

If you've never been to Vegas, you are in for an experience like no other.

From the minute you arrive you feel like you are in another world, where the emphasis is on making sure you have the time of your life. Visually stunning, Las Vegas will ingrain memories in your mind that you will never forget.

  • Walking up and down the legendary Vegas Strip.
  • Watching in amazement as people propel their way down the huge Stratosphere.
  • Enjoying a beer or cocktail as you wander around the hotels and streets of Las Vegas.
  • Traveling in a limousine to watch one of the incredible Vegas shows.
  • Almost being reduced to tears by the experience of a Cirque Du Soleil show!
  • Meeting some awesome WA affiliates.
  • Taking in the jaw-dropping views from Kyle & Carson's Skyloft at the top of the MGM Grand.

These are just a few of the MANY Vegas memories that will stay with me forever.

Looking forward to 2014 and beyond

I feel reborn, I honestly do.

My return journey home to the UK was a night flight, but rather than catching up on some much needed sleep, I was the one guy on the plane with my light on for most of the flight as I read over the notes that I had made during the meetings.

I just couldn't wait to get off the plane and back to my desk at home.

And if you are reading this and thinking that achieving 300 sales and enjoying the whole WA Conference experience is beyond you, I want to share something that we all agreed on during the meet up in Las Vegas...

We have ALL failed, often multiple times, to get where we are today.

I know from experience that many people at WA are fearful of failure, and/or give up the minute something goes wrong.

DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU!

Making mistakes is part of the process, and if things should go wrong then consider it as a positive experience and come back bigger, better and stronger than ever before!

You have ALL the help and support you could possibly need to succeed right here within WA.

As for me, well I am now a man on a mission! 2014 is going to be my best year yet online, and I hope to be looking back on YOUR successful year over a cold beer or two in Las Vegas next year :-)

All the best...for now!

Marcus

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dominic16 Premium
As I'm reading this Marcus, I couldn't resist my urge to visualize what it would feel like to be in Vegas! Someone please help me!

Just kidding :)

But rest assured, I will make sure to step into Vegas in a couple of years, hopefully. I will never give up and make sure that I focus intensely on building my website and gaining authority. Whew, this will be one freaking awesome long ride!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Great stuff, Dominic!

Loving the motivation and I look forward to seeing you in Vegas WITHIN the next 2 years ;-)

All the best
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dominic16 Premium
Whoa, challenge accepted!
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How do you get the invite for inviting people
How does when you invite someone WA know you invited them
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RosemaryL Premium
Ah man, I wanna be here!!
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DiemN Premium
Hi Marcus, it is awesome to hear.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Diem!
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jastewart Premium
Sounds like the lace to aim for! I'm concentrating on my own niche site for the moment so no WA sales for me. I might be tempted one day ....
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Absolutely correct, Julie.

Focus on your passion for a niche first and foremost. The WA affiliate program will always be there for you to try when the time is right.

Wishing you every success!

Marcus
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Hraybal Premium
Great advice, I'm expecting setbacks but intend to keep at it.
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Nazmi524 Premium
Thank you Marcus. Last week I'm at the cross-road with WA. But made my decision to march on. Reading your blog really reinforce my will power to march on to Vegas and financial freedom.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You are very welcome, Nazmi!

I'm delighted that I have inspired you to keep plugging away here at WA. Challenging yourself is half the battle, so well done for overcoming that bump in the road :)

Wishing you every success, Nazmi!

Marcus
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PeterWolf Premium
Hi Marcus,
The 'how to make money online' niche is super competitive these days as you know.
I started Bootcamp but then left for my own niche because of that reason. It just seemed like everybody and his sister had a review about all programs out there
I found it very difficult to talk and sell the opportunity to make money online when I wasn't
How did you push past that point in your journey?
If I'm not making an online income how do you gain credibility with visitors?
At what point in the training did you move to a more professional looking website from the stock themes provided here?
I've spent over $1000 so far so I'm done spending money with no return.
I will give this a year commitment to see some results. I believe that's fair
Continued success to you!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hi Peter,

I honestly believe that there is room for anyone to successfully promote WA. I have done exactly that a few times now with various websites, and of course other members continue to do so as well.

For me the big mistake that many people make when promoting programs like WA is that they try to sell the BIG DREAM.

You know...the mansion...fast cars...super-rich lifestyle etc!

The approach that has worked best for me is to keep it real and talk about the benefits of what's included here. When you consider how much it would cost outside of WA to get the same level of potential/opportunity...you are talking about a LOT more than $47 per month. Not only that but you are never going to get the same level of community support like you do here at WA!

These are big selling points if you structure your promotion correctly. It's the exact approach that I took with my early WA promotions...promotions which qualified me for Vegas back when it cost $29 per month to join (no starter membership back then!)

Of course, once you start making money at WA then it does add another layer to a credible review. Don't be frightened to use it...just don't over-use it to the point where people start to actually doubt your credibility (unless you can absolutely prove it)

Regarding the visual quality of your website, I believe that even with the most basic of themes you can be successful. As long as you are not using a full spectrum of colors with bright red text then you will be fine.

The content on your website and the structure of it is what's most important. Again, my first successful WA promotion was via an html website with 4 or 5 pages. It wasn't pretty but the content worked.

One final point: My WA promotions and many of the other guys who go to Vegas is based on the Affiliate Bootcamp training. It's the perfect way to promote WA.

Hope this gives you something to work with going forward, Peter, and I look forward to meeting you in Vegas one day :)

All the best,

Marcus
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PeterWolf Premium
Thanks for the words of encouragement and taking the time to respond:)
I may kickstart my Bootcamp lessons, I may not. Still on the fence doing reviews and promotions but we'll see. Take care!
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Marcus,

This blog (24/01/14) about 2014 in Vegas is very inspirational to me. I am wondering so long it would take me to get there. 3 years, 5 years or ...... never. Well, you and those people who made it to the yearly conference are our champions and mentors. We look forward for your advice and comments on our way to success.

Liat
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hey Liat,

I'm really pleased to hear this post helped you :-)

In my experience the key is to focus on what you want to achieve and then take consistent action. Everyone who attended this and other conferences in the past shares that same desire and approach to their online businesses.

I honestly believe that anyone here at WA can achieve the same level of success, Liat. All the tools, resources and support are in place...it just requires the individual to take the right kind of action with their online business.

Thanks for leaving your comment, Liat. I hope to see at the conference in Vegas very soon :)

Cheers,

Marcus
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Marcus,

Thanks. This is most encouraging. I will take your advice to heart and work consistently and actively towards it.

Liat
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Hi Marcus you are a wonderful writer! Thanks for your encouragement! I surely will need it! I see you are an author! this interest me very much. This is something i might be interested in . I
am getting on up in years but this sounds very interesting to me. Talk to you later!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you Joyce!

Everyone here at WA has all the tools, resources and support to create a successful online business. I wish you success with your own journey, Joyce, and look forward to hearing about it over the coming weeks and months :)

All the best for now...

Marcus
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Yuko Premium
Hello, Marcus.

Thank you for this post. I have been with WA only for a month now. Although I completely trust WA and know this is the place I need to be to succeed online, the process could be overwhelming at times. As a newbie, I have naturally felt confused, stuck and doubt myself if I ever could be successful. Reading your post was really encouraging. I made sure that I should stick with this and keep writing for my website.
May I ask how many years you have been with WA?
Thank you and have a great day Marcus :)

Yuko
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Yuko!

I remember have those same thoughts and feelings when I first started here, but once I started to commit to my future by applying what I was learning here, everything started to change. Yes, it takes time and effort but it is well worth the effort.

How long have I been here? I have 2 accounts here at WA and have been a member since 2006!

Wishing you every success, Yuko!

Cheers,

Marcus
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Yuko Premium
9 years? wow!
Knowing that you used to feel like I do now, I could be an expert one day like you are now :)
I'll keep working on toward that goal.
Thank you Marcus.
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RezaOjaghi Premium
Great Experience Marcus! So I want to grab a trip to Las vegas too!
I will be there soon ! I'm trying getting reach to 300 ....I think this is simple...wish great days...
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Seyyedreza!

I'm a firm believer in that ANYONE here can make 300 sales a year and qualify for the Vegas trip. The actual Vegas experience is beyond what anyone could imagine and will positively affect your business for years to come.

Make that your incentive ;-)

All the best for now...

Marcus
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RezaOjaghi Premium
Thank you very much
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sherlock77 Premium
Great post, Marcus. I realise it was written a few years ago, but it's always inspirational to hear stories like this from someone who is having success. When we first start out in this business it does kind of feel like we're doing a whole bunch of work and learning for no result in the beginning. We all have to do our best and get past that initial phase and posts like this help keep us motivated and focused on the goal.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Darren!

Totally agree that it really helps to have real life examples as such. There are actually many of us here who have had great success at WA, and we all started from scratch.

Yes, it takes time but the rewards and goals that await are worth every bit of effort.

Hope to see you enjoying success at some point in the future, Darren!

Cheers,

Marcus
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sherlock77 Premium
Cheers, Marcus. I'm sure the success will come. All the best.

Darren
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ThomasTay Premium
Wonderful, Marcus. You have make it already at the top of WA community.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Thomas!

I take great pride in what WA has helped me to achieve over the years. Kyle & Carson of course have played a huge part in that success so it's always an immense pleasure to meet and thank them in person when in Vegas.

Hope to see you there as well one day my friend!

Cheers,

Marcus
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emilyonline Premium
awesome vegas story! This is exactly the motivator i needed to read today. thank you!
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cellhealth Premium
This is a great article especially for newbies like me who have tried many things, lost a lot of $$ along the way to get to here.
Seals the deal - thanks for sharing your experience.

I want to go to Vegas too.... I was meant to with another company 12 months ago! Better make this the company that takes me.... Keep inspiring us it's great!

Thanks & regards,
Marie
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You are welcome, Marie!

Vegas is an amazing place and everyone here has the opportunity to experience it if they put in the effort. I definitely see you as a candidate, Marie, so I look forward to catching up with you in Vegas anytime soon!

Cheers,

Marcus
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cellhealth Premium
Thanks Marcus for the encouragement.
Looking forward to Vegas & meeting people from here in person.

Regards
Marie
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You are welcome, Marie.

Look forward to catching up with you in Vegas :-)

Marcus
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albertculmer Premium
Hi Marcus I like your blog. I never have been to Las Vegas, but one day I would like to check it out. The closest I have been to Las Vegas was 4000 feet as I was flying over it going to work in the Marshall Islands. But I'm retired now I am 62 years old and I would like to start a business online the right way you never too old to learn. I have a business online now but I have not made much money off of it yet. I guess I don't understand the Internet as good as I need to and I am a dinosaur on a computer but I don't let it stop me. I think I will learn the things I need to know while I am around people who are already successful in their business. And I'm glad to know if I need help that is not too far away and people are willing to help you on Wealthy Affiliate. So Marcus you and your family have a very blessed day.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you so much, Albert!

Vegas itself is such an amazing thing to experience, but to experience the conference with Kyle & Carson as well makes it a truly unforgettable trip.

And you are right in what you say Albert...you are never to old to learn. Fortunately for everyone here we have the tried and tested training that has helped so many people succeed online (myself included), so it's a matter of applying what you learn and reaching out to the fantastic support network if you get stuck.

I wish you every success, Albert, and my best wishes go out to you and your family.

Cheers,

Marcus
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Nik12 Premium
Do you remember Marcus that you brought me to WA?? That truly was a gorgeous day for me (although I did´t know at that time) Thank you and all the best to all our WA family members in 2015!!!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Leo...yes, I do remember! Really pleased to hear that everything is going well and all the best to you for 2015 :-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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CC1 Premium
I had seen your name on the list but thought nothing of it till I came upon your profile. A fellow was asking how to delete his profile (btw, might want to check your referrals), and I noticed the fellow he signed up from was you. So I gave your profile a read and discovered this.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hi Norm,

Thanks for letting me know. I've just checked everywhere this end and can't find any comment or message about this. If you remember who it is then drop me a line with the details and I'll make contact.

Thanks!
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Davelington Premium
This is very exciting! I look forward to the day when I can join you guys in Vegas. Nice to see another Brit on here too :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Look forward to seeing you there, David. You will absolutely love it ;-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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ReneeBecket Premium
The best way to live is to learn from your mistakes - your best teacher is your last mistake. So paying attention and staying positive will allow us to move forward, improve, and achieve our goals. To Success! Best :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Here, here, Renee!

Making mistakes (and learning from them) is vital if you are ever going to make real progress. I've made more than a few, to the point of being a failure on numerous occasions. But that's also why I'm where I am with my business...because I learned from those experiences!

Wishing you the best of luck at WA :-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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ReneePang Premium
Hi Marcus, after reading your article about the WA Las Vegas conference, I realized that Dreams are achievable if one puts in his heart and soul in accomplishing that goal. I'm very lucky to have met Kyle and Carson and now yourself Marcus as one Big WA family. Can't wait to meet awesome gurus like U all in a person soon!!! Thank you for the wonderful stuff written. Renee
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Renee!

We all have the ability to achieve our goals and self-belief contributes greatly to that. Once I realized that I had everything I need to build a successful online business right here at WA, I became confident in my own ability.

I hope you and others realize you have exactly the same opportunity and grab it with both hands :-)

All the best to you,

Marcus
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lindasea Premium
I sure do love how down to earth and sincere this post is!!! And the great feedback you have offered to others who have responded.

Wonderful contribution to us all. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

Linda
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank YOU Linda!

Your kind words are very much appreciated and I hope that my post inspires you and other members to achieve great things here at WA. I like to think that I am proof that ANYTHING can be achieved by ANYONE if they apply themselves!

Wishing you the best on your WA journey :-)

Marcus
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JAY-B Premium
Hello Marcus,

I enjoyed your inspirational 2014 Vegas experience. Thank you for sharing it.

This is my first visit with you and I am sure that I'll be making many return visits, since I am now following you with pleasure.

So long for now... Jay Barnelli
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Jay, and I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed my overview of the Vegas experience.

I look forward to catching up with you within the WA community!

All the best for now...

Marcus
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JAY-B Premium
I appreciate your prompt reply, Marcus.

Since you've already proven your talents to connect and convert your audience for a mutual benefit, I am looking forward to learn from you and see if I can properly replicate your method of making more conversions within my site, which is a bit similar to yours in name... ***workandmakemoneyfromhome.com***

Of cource, there is the ovbious difference that my site is still in its infancy and needs to get the proper nurishment to get on its feet.

Whereas your site is the perfect example of grat health and full of energy, since you have dedicated so much time, effort, wise choice of content, your sincere passion to your niche and your audience - All of which are truly commendable. Great job!

You are too humble, since I am the one who will be looking forward to follow and learn from a;; the things you have mastered in the art and the knack of internet marketing, and successfully branding yourself.

I will be grateful for any tips you may have on my site, since you are way ahead of me, my friend. But, I don't give up that easily and will get there!

Thanks again for your gracious response and sharing your passion.

With my best,

Jay Barnelli
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You're very welcome, Jay!

At the end of the day it all comes down to taking action on what you learn here at WA. I had no online skills when I joined in 2006, but by applying myself to 4 or 5 different types of promotion over the last 8 years I have realized that positive results come from taking action.

Your site is the perfect platform for you to do exactly the same, and if, like me, you have a passion for helping people who have been scammed online or simply want to build a successful online business, you will naturally feel fully committed to helping to guide them in the direction of this awesome community.

My best tips are to be yourself and build your own brand. Keep it real with everything that you write and the more effort you put into helping your visitors, the greater the chances are that they will reward you in some way (a click on a recommendation, an email to you or a positive comment).

The best of luck to you on YOUR journey, Jay, and I look forward to hopefully seeing you in Vegas one day soon AND sharing your successful story with others here at WA for years to come :-)

All the best for now...

Marcus
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JAY-B Premium
Thank you, Marcus!

I appreciate your response and your words of encouragement and wisdom. I also do understand the need for one's passion and enthusiasm to reflect from their site throught their from-the-heart words to one's audience.

I am working on this newlly acquired task of mine (WA) and I know deep down that I WILL succeed! After all these months, my site should have more content, but, as I mentioned before, I don't get to spend enough time on my site. This is OK because I am in no hurry - I KNOW I WILL GET THERE soon!

I did have one question for you, Marcus. Ishaveing an e-mail address in one's site really necessary? I am leaving the e-mail out of my site, since there is the Contact Page and the comment area below each page/post. What do you think?

Well, thanks again for getting back to me and all the tips you provided me, Marcus.

With my best regards and looking forward to chatting with you,

Jay Barnelli
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Awesome to hear that you so committed and have faith in your ability, Jay. These 2 things are very important!

Regarding your email question, you might want to consider using a contact form plugin for your site. This will automatically forward any contacts to an email address of your choice and is likely to add a more professional touch.

As you say, your visitors also have the comments section to reach you as well. Just make sure you give clear instructions on how they can reach you if they want to. This will go a long way to building trust with your visitors.

Keep up the great progress, Jay :-)

Marcus
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JAY-B Premium
Thank you Marcus, I appreciate your insightful recommendations. I shall apply them fully.

Thanks again for your hard work.

Regards... Jay Barnelli
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NWTDennis Premium
I guess this event sort of goes along in the background here at WA. Not much hype about it, and that is the way you would expect the class act of Kyle and Carson to do this.

I'm personally not motivated by a trip to Las Vegas ... well maybe a little if it's true the travel and lodging expenses are covered by Kyle and Carson.

But your description of what you all accomplish at the event is quite inspirational. As good as the WA platform is it appears that Kyle and Carson are continuously looking for ways to make it better.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
It is one hell of an experience, Dennis.

For me travelling from the UK it's a combination of things. Flying such a long way (even though I don't like flying that much), staying in one of the biggest hotels in the World, taking in everything within Las Vegas, but above all else it's sitting in a room with Kyle, Carson and all the other guys who make it.

It's an unexplainable experience.

The first time I went I was stunned by just how "normal" Kyle & Carson are, and by that I mean they are just like you and I...definitely no hints of guru about them!

Combine that with meeting guys who share your deep desire to help ordinary people looking for a genuine work from home opportunity (via our websites) and it all makes for a truly unforgettable experience.

You leave Vegas with a head and notepad full of ideas for your business. In the 3 times that I've attended the Vegas conference, my online businesses have benefited every single time (in a big way).

Would be really great to see you there one day, Dennis. I'm absolutely certain that you would love everything about it!

Cheers,

Marcus
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NWTDennis Premium
I'm sure I would come away with the same strong and sincere feelings as you have if I did (I should say ... when I do). Actually I would be a cheap date for K & C ... lol. It's about an hour and half flight over the Sierra Nevada mountains on regional aircraft from northern California.
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SimoninAsia Premium
Hi Marcus, I am slightly envious of you because you got to go to Vegas! I aim to be there in a year or two! Whereabouts in the UK are you based? - I'm a Leeds lad myself.

Thank you for your encouraging words and I know everything you say is true - I'm just so happy to be a part of WA, my online business is growing and the future looks bright!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's awesome, Simon! Can't wait to meet you out in Vegas one day :-)

WA provides everything you need to take your businesses to the highest level, so yep...the future is very bright!

Oh and I'm an Essex boy...living in Colchester.

All the best for now...

Marcus
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Cheng39 Premium
Thank you Marcus for sharing, an encouraging one. :-)
Cheers
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letsreel90 Premium
Thanks, believe it or not but this article motivated me to continue :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's great to hear, Stephanie! Best of luck to you...keep on pushing :-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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Hemmer Premium
My new goal: Buy Marcus a beer in Vegas :) Great reading and I wish you the best of luck in 2014!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Well I'll be waiting to buy you a beer, Morten!

All the best for your WA promo's in 14...make it happen buddy ;-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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lambrinaable Premium
Thanks Marcos for the shared experiences in Las Vegas. God grant everyone to earn enough money to arrange a meeting of all members of WA in Las Vegas. To share what each has endured and fought to his stay in WA.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you for the kind words, Lambrina, I hope it goes some way to encouraging you to your own success here at WA!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hey John, Thanks for the positive vibes!

Loving the drive that you have towards your online business, and I can't wait to have that beer with you in Vegas :-)

Cheers,

Marcus
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jc5499 Premium
You hit it out of the park Marcus...I want to have that beer with you this year. I'm encouraged and committed to success in building MY on-line business. I fired my boss for a reason!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Awesome, Mike, and I'm pleased to hear that it has inspired you!

Look forward to seeing you next year...beer in hand ;-)
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Magboy Premium
Marcus, this is a fantastic recounting of your experience. It is so inspiring that I'm going to return to read it at least once a week. Less than 1/day for the rest of the year? No problem, see you there next year. Cheers, Mike
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Annika, thanks for your kind words :-)

It really is an experience like no other, and I can only encourage ALL members to at least try and make it.

They will grow as individuals, as business owners, and they will know how to take their campaigns to an even higher level.

Great to meet you here at WA, and I wish you all the best for your own campaigns.

Cheers,

Marcus
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annikaerbe Premium
Wow! You know when you are excited even on a trans-Atlantic flight - that the conference must have been something else! I love hearing nice stories, happy endings, stories about success, stories about people helping people. Love it! What a great achievement for you to have been among the chosen few. Good luck on your goals for the future!
As a Swede (living in California) I love that I have "met" so many other fellow Europeans here.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Kyle, was totally awesome! Can't wait to kick start 2014 and prepare for Vegas 2015!
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Kyle Premium
No doubt Marcus, looking forward to it!
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Kyle Premium
Was so awesome having you there again this year Marcus and I can't wait to see what 2014 brings you! I have never been more excited about a calendar year and Vegas re-emphasized how much everyone has to look forward to in the year ahead (all members here of WA!)

Counting down the days until next year!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Awesome, Mike!

The people in the pic from left to right are:

Me, Steve (ivetriedthat), Roderick (nathaniell), Ian (Pribs), Kyle, Carson, Eddy (EddySalomon).

Unfortunately, Vince (Vince OMWV) was at the conference but was not present for the photo)

Cheers
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IslandMike Premium
Thanks for update but -- I count 7 names in your list but 8 people in the pic!
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Kyle Premium
And the famous Jay (magistudios)!
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IslandMike Premium
Fun to read news and I like your answer to msdj8163 (Debbie) a lot -- pretty much "put it in a nutshell".

I can pick out most of the people in the picture who I am familiar with --- but not all -- that's a bit of a shame you did not list them.

Was everyone who attended in the picture?
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Karyskis Premium
There needs to be some females in the 2014/15 picture...
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msdj8163 Premium
I totally agree.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Make it happen ladies! :-)
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Karyskis Premium
Marcus, I don't have a WA affiliate site ;)
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IveTriedThat Premium
It was great getting to finally meet you Marcus! See you again next year for sure!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Likewise, Steve! Was great to meet you and Amanda in Las Vegas, and I look forward to seeing you both again next year :-)
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dverb92 Premium
i WISH i had the time and money to go!!!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hey dverb...get busy with your WA promotions and you will have both ;-)
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dverb92 Premium
i wish it was that easy.. i absolutely DO NOT have the time at all. im currently working around 100 (20 more since the last week or 2) a week and the time im not working im sleeping or eating or recovering from working so much. its nearly impossible..
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That would be awesome, Chris! Make it happen buddy ;-)
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edgie Premium
That's awesome marcus and I hope I can take you up on that cold beer next time round
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Neil Little Premium
You will definitely get to meet me in Las Vegas next year Marcus.
I want one of those mugs....lol
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Look forward to it Neil! The mug is big enough for about 3 or 4 cups of coffee!
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Neil Little Premium
Do they have tea?
Or should I bring my own teabags, can't drink much coffee.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
They have everything you could possibly need in Vegas, Neil ;-)
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Marcus, I see you made it back safely. It was great meeting you there a second time. I'm looking forward to do it again next year. Hopefully this time around the dry air won't give us nosebleeds and chapped lips. LOL
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hey Eddy, LOL! Likewise, it was awesome to meet you in LV once again, and I can't wait to hook up with you and the group again next year. Hopefully there won't be any holograms in 2015 ;-)
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EddySalomon Premium
Sounds good Marcus!!
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wow marcus.. it was indeed very interesting & inspiration for me to get through WA for next year's mission "Vegas".
thanks for sharing -(sanket)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you Sanket, and I hope my experience inspires you to great things at WA in 2014 :-)
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mission0ps Premium
Ka BOOM!
Awesome emotion you’ve left me with .. gotta get to wk!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Awesome to hear Tony, and I know that you are...on the cusp ;-)
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judebanks Premium
Thanks Marcus. Congratulations to you and all who made it. Wonderful post. ~Jude
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's very nice of you to say so, Jude. I hope to one day meet up with you in Vegas following your own success :-)
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Berny W Premium
Awesome post Marcus and truly inspirational.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you, Berny! I hope it inspires you to your own success in 2014 and beyond!
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KrisM Premium
Very inspirational, Marcus. Thank you. See you there next year! ~Kris
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you Kris, and I look forward to seeing you in Vegas next year :-)
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boomergp08 Premium
That's awesome Marcus, thanks for sharing! Even though I am not going to be as active within the WA community starting tomorrow Monday, I'm certainly not giving up on WA. I still have my goal set on Vegas 2015. It's been a few years since I've been there, I used to go every year on business, and to go back because of WA would make the experience even better.

So I look at the start of my new job tomorrow as an untapped environment of new friends to make and possible new referrals to WA to claim. I look forward to making the WA conference in 2015, meeting up with Kyle & Carson and other members of my 2nd family (WA members) and returning to my 2nd home (Las Vegas) but this time in WA-style. :-)

Thank you for this post and much success to you in the coming future.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Robert, thanks very much for your kind words.

I love the fact that you are viewing this new stage of your career in such a positive way, and that you regard it as an opportunity to continue your potential success as a WA member.

The WA family will be waiting for you in Vegas in 2015, and I look forward to catching up with you in person while we are there :-)

Best of luck to you for your new job, and for all your online ventures in 2014!
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Glovett Premium
I will be there next year! I'm working on my second site to promote learning and WA, so I'll see you all in 2015!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's great to hear Gav, I look forward to meeting up with you at the conference next year :-)
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yinc88 Premium
fantastic! Thanks for sharing!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You are very welcome, Yin :-)
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Nice Marcus!

Glad to see you're still here. Thought you had disappeared!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
No such luck, Luke ;-) I do have 2 profiles here at WA and I appreciate how that might confuse people. I'm going to be active only via this one now...just so people know I am still around :-)
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TheScot Premium
Thanks for posting this Marcus, very inspiring and hopefully I may be able to attend the next conference, I actually never knew one was taking place..where does this get advertised?
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's awesome to hear, William! All the details regarding the WA incentive program can be found on your affiliate page:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/share

Cheers!
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emerald860 Premium
I WANT A WA MUG!! (as well as a trip to Vegas!) :D Thanks for the article, Marcus! Way to get us all pumped up for the next one! Yes, we definitely need more women involved!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You're very welcome, Emerald, and yes, more women in Vegas would be great! :-)
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Wayne Wallace Premium
Count me in for next year! This is my goal!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Way to go Wayne! Do it!
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Jenna7 Premium
Has only one woman attended so far? I am not a feminist or anything, just curious, lol. I heard only one has went so far....thanks for writing this post, Marcus.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
I believe so, Jenna. It would be great to see you change things in that respect!
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msdj8163 Premium
I think it is a lovely concept a trip and meeting in Las Vegas. Like most here I am still building out my website promoting WA. I have one sale this year and one sale last year. I think I am doing well for being here over 4 months. Would like to check out this Vegas outing next year but may not meet the goals.

My question is why not have a meeting with members to help us all. Seems we need the meeting now to develop our business and not after we have 300 or more paying referrals. What else can be said if your business is that successful. Your insight would be appreciated.

Final comment. More women need to attend.

Debbie
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Debbie!

You have taken action, so you are well on your way. It took me 6 months plus to start making WA sales when I first joined, but once I made a couple...I knew it was all about scaling up what I had created.

Regarding your question, that is something that you should maybe put to Kyle & Carson, but the fact remains that you have ALL the help you need right here inside WA.

You can reach out to Kyle & Carson whenever you need to, and me, and any other WA affiliate, so please don't be too shy to ask for help :-)

The fact remains that this is not rocket science. Build your site, drive targeted traffic to it, offer value and recommend a free solution - WA.

The guys that made it this year have done so without any personal help, they have just followed the training. Anyone here can do the same!

Making Vegas will take you to a higher level for sure, so let that be your motivation. Make it and you have made it :-)
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msdj8163 Premium
Marcus, thanks for sharing your article and your response. I have taken action today to reexamining my website and listened to a couple Jay's webinar videos to help evaluate my website. Thank you. Debbie
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AntoniOom Premium
Hi Marcus. Thanks for your interesting, pleasant and motivating story.
Regards Antonius.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Antonius, thanks for your kind words :-)
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Shawn Martin Premium
Awesome! Glad you had fun!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Shawn...going to join us next year?
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Shawn Martin Premium
Will give it my best shot :)
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scottdogg187 Premium
Hi Marcus this is such an awesome post and it has given me such great confidence that anyone can make this goal. When I first started WA and I heard about the Vegas conference I thought it was impossible. With all the great success I have experienced in 2013 thanks to the WA affiliate Boot Camp. I now know that this is more then achievable for anyone if they take action on what they learn here.

I'm just curious is that picture above everyone who made it this year or not? Thanks for posting this and I look forward to joining you next year at the convention. I only need 278 more sales and I know I can do it.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks for your kind words, Scott :-) I genuinely hope it propels you to a better place with your WA promotions in 2014...you are in great shape!

There is one person missing from the picture above...Vince. Not sure what happened but he wasn't there when we decided to take some pics of the guys who made it.

Look forward to meeting up with you next year...we will have a blast!
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BlueDot Premium
Well done on the Vegas Trip - A Bucket list for Me in the context of WA - Colin
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Colin, and...make it happen buddy :-)
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mikesdesk Premium
Hi Marcus, Great article, very inspiring, but it leaves some questions unanswered, like what's the secret of getting the 300 + sales, what technique worked best for you, what medium did you advertise on.
Yes I'm in awe and envy such an exciting trip as you have had. Thanks for sharing, it's very motivating.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hi Mike, and thanks for your kind words :-)

Regarding your question, let me tell you that there is no secret to achieving the 300 sales, and I will just say again that it is less than 1 sale per day for the remainder of 2014. This is very achievable for any WA member.

Also consider that Kyle & Carson have recently added a new level to the affiliate program...3000 sales per year, which they would not add if it were an unrealistic target.

Look around WA at those who made the conference and you will see that it is simply all about taking action on what you learn here at WA. It really is that simple.

By all means take a look at my own website, but understand that more than anything it's all about providing quality for your visitors and offering a solution to their problems. As a free entry program, it doesn't get any easier than recommending WA.

And in terms of traffic, I am purely an SEO guy. That's not to say that paid traffic doesn't work, but for me, for now, I am happy with how things work.

Hope this helps for now, and good luck with your campaigns in 2014! :-)
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Crystal2010 Premium
Good motivation
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Danny Lee Premium
Id love to go
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Jaweda2k Premium
Thanks for the inspirations and I hope to be at the next conference! I am so thankful everyday for what I have found here at WA.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
No problem James, and I'm really pleased to hear that you appreciate the community here at WA. Nothing else compares!
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jodymiller Premium
Thanks for this, Marcus! Very inspirational!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You're welcome Jody, I hope it helps to inspire you to greatness in 2014 :-)
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DaveAckerman Premium
An absolutely brilliant post, Marcus. Truly inspiring ! This is a great community to be a part of. Thank you. :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thank you Dave, that means a lot to me! I hope it inspires you and everyone reading this post to greater success in 2014. Everyone here is capable of making it happen :-)
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Jenna7 Premium
This is an awesome post. :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Jen, I really appreciate it :-)
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Carson Premium
The 2014 Super Affiliate conference in Las Vegas truly did blow things out of the water, I totally agree Marcus!

The discussions were the best ever
The group was the best ever
The atmosphere was the best ever

It's always a highlight to be able to spend the time with you guys and to be in a room with others who have WA running through their blood like we do!

Kyle and I are ready to make 2014 a year of innovation and we have some incredible things planned for everyone at Wealthy Affiliate!

Great post Marcus, I know this year is going to be a stand out year for you and your biz and I have never seen you as focused on making that happen.

The countdown begins...

Carson
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Carson, and I mean for everything!

Totally agree, it was a year like no other. I remember leaving the Skyloft on numerous occasions this year and puffing my cheeks out in a "whoooooah man" manner!

The REAL journey starts right now...gonna make it happen!

Cheers bud ;-)
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Trialynn Premium
Thanks for the overview!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You're very welcome Terea :-)
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bestbenito Premium
Marcus,
Thanks indeed for the inspiration and motivation. We'll work hard on what we are doing with respect to our WA journey so that we could be in Vegas too. Everything is possible if only you believe and where there is will there's a way.
Cheers!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Awesome approach, Benito! You are so right to say that anything is possible...you have everything you need to succeed right here at WA, plus a little bit of belief in yourself. We all have to start somewhere...push yourself and good things will happen!
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JohnnyMark1 Premium
Wow! Fantastic post Marcus. I can relate to you enthusiasm on the flight home. Yeah Rick, I'm jealous too.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hey John, get busy with your promo's and join in Vegas next year! I promise it will change your life forever!
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HarJac Premium
Sounds killer.
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MyJobKiller Premium
I will be there next year ! Thanks for sharing your experience with us Marcus ..
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's awesome Anthony! I look forward to sharing the experience with you next year!
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frank1973 Premium
i hope i can make it next time
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Marcus WFHW Premium
You CAN make it next time Frank...everyone here has the ability to make less than one sale a day for the remainder of the year. It's not out of reach...make it happen ;-)
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didihorizon Premium
Hi Marcus, thanks for sharing your awesome experience with WA owners and members, it gives me the impetus to work harder to be there next year.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
That's awesome to hear Didi, and I look forward to seeing you develop as a successful WA affiliate over the coming year!
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auden Premium
Wow, thanks for sharing It sounds like a fruitful trip! Would love to join in soon! :)
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hi Jane,

You're very welcome and I hope it inspires you to join in the fun next year :-)
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auden Premium
Definitely! I hope to join in the fun next year!
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Rick Jantz Premium
Thanks for sharing. Many of us were thinking of you folks last week and were a little jealous :). However, that also served as fuel to the fire to be there next year. Great picture.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Thanks Rick, and I'm pleased to hear that my post has inspired you to be there next year! I look forward to meeting up with you :-)
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southpaw93 Premium
If I'd have know, I would've attended
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Hope to see you there next year Earl!
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bothewebguy Premium
Sounds like quite a trip!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
It certainly is Bo, for many reasons! Hope to see you there one day :-)
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bothewebguy Premium
Got a lot of work to do.
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Marcus WFHW Premium
It all has to start somewhere, Bo. Make that time now...it's the perfect time of the year to get your promotions up and running, and there are still 339 days left this year, that's less than 1 sale per day! Everything you need to get started is here within the affiliate bootcamp:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/wa-affiliate-bootcamp-starting-your-foundation
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