About MariaMarcus
Joined January 2018
Hello good & nice people!
I am a newbie affiliate. I started with some blogs in Blogger, not even WordPress, trying to get some people reading my posts and get some conversions to my links. Not much of this happened yet, but I am sure this time I can do it better because I can learn a lot here with you, Amazingly Wealthy and Wise Affiliates! I feel I am not alone anymore in this..
My many special thanks to Nathaniell, that is the reason I got here :)
last but not least, thank you all for having me, and may you all have loads of success this year! Cheers!
MariaM
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Money I would be happy earning
I would be happy to start with 1000$/month :) Pretty optimistic, hey?
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Money I would be ecstatic earning
10.000$/a month! Maybe more??? Nope, let's not be greedy here.
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Time I'm willing to invest to achieve my goals
I am unemployed so I have all the time in the world; or at least 15 hours/a day for sure.
 
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MariaMarcus Premium
How much money would you be happy earning?
I would be happy to start with 1000$/month :) Pretty optimistic, hey?

How much would you be ecstatic earning?
10.000$/a month! Maybe more??? Nope, let's not be greedy here.

And how much time are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
I am unemployed so I have all the time in the world; or at least 15 hours/a day for sure.
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Wizzkids Premium
I like your optimism and your goals. I'm unemployed too, so spending whatever amount of time you can, barring the need to sleep, is a great idea. Thanks for sharing.
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I think sometimes greed is where you make more money
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Keep up the positivity
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Everything you dream of is possible, just keep going on
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MariaMarcus Premium
Thank you all for your kind words and encouragements! You are incredibly wonderful people, I feel like I am in the Heaven of Internet :)))
And looking at some other answers in here, about the money goals, I feel I was not greedy at all, hahaha! But on a more serious tone, our goal is not money itself, but what we buy with that money, that is our freedom to earn from our passions, or whatever big bucket list of dreams we have :)
Stay passionate all!
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nathaniell Premium
Those are some very achievable goals Maria, and once you reach them, you'll be primed and ready to go beyond. If you stick to the plan and dedicate that amount of time to training and taking action every day, then you are definitely going to start to see some results!
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DNicholas Premium
Hello Maria, thank you for allowing me to be a part of your network. I have made you a part of mine. Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I hope the new year brings you much success and prosperity. If I can be of any assistance, please feel free to drop me a line. Wishing you all the best.

Don
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MariaMarcus Premium
Thank you so much Don! I began to follow you because I saw what a helpful and objective answer you gave to another member in need here, and I figured you are a good nice person, like everyone here so far! I am honored to be part of your network!
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DNicholas Premium
Thank you Maria for those very kind words. You have no idea how much you've brightened up a rough couple of days. I know we all have them, but when we read a reply like yours, it picks up our spirits and gets us motivated again. You have no idea how much you've helped. Thank you. You really fit in well here. If I can ever repay the favor, please let me know.

Don
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MariaMarcus Premium
Wow Don, I am just realizing how important is a good word when you need it the most! I am going through a very rough time myself, not even having an idea how I will pay for this membership here, because I really want to go premium, but I had some plans, they proved to be unrealistic, and I got a bit down. But for a period of at least 9 years now, I am only prone to depressions and I let myself fall deep in the pit, because I refused help, even my own, even though deep in my heart I knew I only needed a bit of sincere affection, a kind work...it brings a tear to my eye only when I think back at it. So my biggest plan for this year was the vow I took to myself not to let myself fall again into the dark thoughts, be positive, and this is what I am trying to do here, even if now without even knowing you touched a very weak spot in my heart.
Be blessed my friend, you don't know how much you already helped back with your being so open and sincere!
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DNicholas Premium
That's what families do, they help each other. Welcome to the family.
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DEversley Premium
Hi Maria!
Welcome!
I am glad that you have found Wealthy Affiliates. Here you will find some of the best training in online marketing there is. There is tons of excellent training in all aspects of this business and live training on Fridays nights that we all look forward to. I call it Friday night at the movies. Popcorn and hotdogs are usually warm in the oven for then :)

Get engrossed in the training in a step by step manner, to properly prepare yourself for success.

There is also a very caring and helpful community here to help you whenever...

Let's succeed together!

David
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MariaMarcus Premium
Yes David, I agree with all you've said, thank you for your warm welcome: it gives me a sense of purpose!
Every time I receive another message like this, from not just a small newb like me, but from really wealthy affiliates and business people, I feel this place here is where all the wonderful & great people in this world ran to and went hidden to the rest of the world. This is why the world outside seems so mean, because all the good people are here! :))))
Let's succeed together indeed!
Maria
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DEversley Premium
lol.I hear you, Maria. You do have a sense of humor. Lots of good people are still out there, that's why you are here now:)).

David
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MariaMarcus Premium
You have a point here! And that's why we need to let those few left know, to come here quick :D
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DEversley Premium
Yes, you are right there. Get on that right away! You will see how you can capitalize on that during training.

Get going, you are on building on good ground here.

David
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nathaniell Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

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

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

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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MariaMarcus Premium
Nathaniell, why are you so wonderful?? :) Your wife is so lucky to have you by her side, give her my sincere congrats! My husband's name is also Nathaniel, at least, hahaha!
And by the way, you guessed me right, I am still undecided about the niche, because I feel am still standing in a too large puddle, that is massage. I need to decide what kind, for whom, and set up a list with all these details, and take the best decision cuz I don't want to ruin 10 websites until I finally get the idea.
Thank you so much even for asking me how is it going, because even your presence here helped me think better and see clearer!
Wow, you're fantastic! :)
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nathaniell Premium
Finding a good niche seems like a tough task, but it's actually pretty easy. Actually, ANY niche can make money, so you definitely should not worry if your niche is profitable or not. As far as competition goes, that's also something to not worry about. If there's competition, it just means people are making money. That means you can make some too! As time progresses, new products come out, new technology is introduced, new ideas formed, and each change is an opportunity for "the new kid" to get a foothold and overtake established websites.

So the big question is not "what" is going to make money, but "what do you want to make money with?"

In other words, what are your own interests?
What do you think would be interesting to research and write about?
What do you want to help people with?

A good sentence to help you decide your niche is "I want to help people _____"

Helping people is the best way to make money in any business. Everyone wins. Short of that, pick something that you just find interesting.

There are literally thousands of affiliate programs, products, and ways to make money in any niche or industry if you get creative. All of that will come into focus in Level 3 of your training, so for now, we just need to look at getting your topic chosen, your website built, and then start creating awesome content for your business!
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MariaMarcus Premium
I'm on it Nath, thank you again for the great pieces of advice!
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Bevsownideas Premium
Hallo Maria nice to meet you. I am also a newbie and in the learning process.So I will see where the WA team leads me. The
people is so negative about the blogging thing. I myself want to do something like that. But now I wonder is there really money in blogging?

KInd regards
Bev
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MariaMarcus Premium
Hello Bev,

Nice to meet you!

My opinion is that people are negative about everything they don't understand or accept. I am living in Romania, a country where people read blogs but they never buy from the affiliate links or advertising there is there, so I didn't make money from it...yet.
At the same time, I am sure that if I had a more professional looking blog like we are thought here to build, and more useful ideas and reviews than only my weird thoughts out there from time to time, I would have "convinced" more of my professionalism.
But step by step, slowly, as we learn and understand more here and there, I am sure we will both figure out what works best for us.

Take care Bev, and good luck!
Best regards,
Maria
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Bevsownideas Premium
Hallo Maria I am only here until 24 January. So I don't think there is enough time to learn every thing I have to learn. Thanks anyway
for your advice.

Bev
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nathaniell Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Maria!

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

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

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

2) You can talk to me about anything! I've been a member for 8 years now, so I'll be able to personally answer any of your questions about WA or starting an online business. Leave a message on my profile https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/nathaniell or respond directly to this message!

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

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

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

~Nathaniell
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MariaMarcus Premium
Thank you for your warm welcome Nathaniell!
You opened my eyes to a magical oportunity that is this amazing place, so you are clearly already amazing!
Thank you for just being as you are!
I will take advantage of everything you showed me, it's a promise!
Till than, I am just like a child in awe, lost in the middle of a fantastic forest, but no monsters or enemies around to hunt me, just fairies and good creatures to help me!
I feel good, ta-nana-nana-nana! :)))))
Yours,
Maria
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nathaniell Premium
Fantastic! Sounds like you're doing great so far Maria. Keep up the good work and I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon!
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