About Merlinregis
Joined April 2018
Newbie here, trying it out.

We'll see where this goes and how fast it can keep my pace ;-) :-P

OK! Just realized that THIS is supposed to be my Bio... Oooops... Just go check my blog called "a bit about myself"
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MukhtarH Premium
Hello Merlin, Thanks for following me back... I truly appreciate that I discovered how much you help people and I guest that is what made you success because the more you help the more higher ranks open up for you

I will follow you always and will read your blogs to learn from you.

wish you all the success and best regards

keishalina9 Premium
⭐️ hey hi Merlinregis! ... how have you been?! ... the Live Chat / Lounge just isn't the same without your presence! ...

... and btw, you're missing the party celebration for 2000+ WA blog posts completed by **MKearns**! ...

... he's making WA history here ...

... keep well & all the best, cheerio ... 😊
despatis Premium
Dear Regis, thanks for sharing and for accepting my invite, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

keishalina9 Premium
... The Suspense! ... here's a drum roll -- let's see your rank go over into TOP200! ... you've worked diligently and a lot of members have commented that you're in The Lounge just about 24/7 answering rapid fire questions... here's to your efforts! ... virtual 'pizza' on its way to you! ... pls do keep us all posted as we're all waiting with abated breath to find out what happens tomorrow... all the best, cheerio... :)
possumlane Premium
I have just launched my latest blog and watching the stats in Google Analytics it seems that my blogs are resonating with people. We have a new system being launched here in Aus to reduce the number of plastic bottles being dumped. This new system will allow investors to get a good return on investing in a filling station that distributes filtered spring water. The schools in another state are looking to put them in the schools and get rid of the sugar filled soft drinks that are not only ruining our kids teeth but adding to the obesity issue.
merlinregis Premium
That's the kind of posts that I Like! :-)
YayasHome Premium
But... I don't wanna' go somewhere else to learn about you.

Hello! It's sure nice to meet you. I do hope you will write more about yourself here, on this page.

Good luck in your venture. I think, if you study the lessons an' do what they say, you will be pleasantly surprised by not only how much you learn, but by the support you get from people here. An'... I DO believe the money will soon follow.

Wishing you the best!
~ Yaya
Khurshi Premium
Hi dear, I just want to thank you for your ongoing support to me and many as i have noticed , one more question, I have answered to so many subscriptions, that I do not remember, lol, this is funny whom i had subscribed with, how do i find out who sold WA to me...
merlinregis Premium
Very good question! Many people just jump in and don't realize right away who is the person who brought them in, wen it wasn't a friend.

Usually, your sponsor is the very 1st person who wrote to you. They write to you here on your profile AND usually ALSO in private.

So if Mike Lambert wrote to you 1st in private, I would jump to the conclusion that HE is your sponsor :-)
Khurshi Premium
thanks you are a real honey
merlinregis Premium
Loes Premium
Hello Regis,♫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 on 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
Lyndalee1 Premium
Thanks very much.
Robert-A Premium
Hello Regis and Welcome To Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you may have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.

You must keep up with the training and keep referring to it but if you get really stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 400+ blogs I have published within WA.

You can always get in touch with me as well.

You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Have a great day.
Keisi Premium
Hola Regis!

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.

merlinregis Premium
Hi all,

I think you'll find this interesting. Landed on it while looking for something else.

www.newsonlineincome.com seems to be a great reference for knowing when a site is a scam or not.

Here's the link to their review about wealthy affiliates :-)

Madek Premium
Hey, Merlin!

I 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!

merlinregis Premium
Vu qu'il y a une nouvelle fièvre qui court ces temps ci, j'ai décidé d'écrire sur le sujet.
Le site est en développement.
Vos commentaires, questions et suggestions seront toujours les bienvenus. :-)


Since there's a new fever going on right now, I decided to write about it.
The site is under developpment.
Your comments, questions and suggestions will always be welcome :-)
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
CarolMeador Premium
Hello, Merlin. Nice to meet you. I enjoyed reading your profile. Welcome to WA and to my network. Thanks for following me back. If you get stuck as you work your way through the training, don't hesitate to ask our awesome community for help. There is always someone who knows the answer and will be happy to help you. Best wishes for your WA success! Carol
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! :)
merlinregis Premium
Thanks, I already chose a niche. :-) Right now, I'm more putting my energy to saving time. I found a WP plugin to post automatically to FB pages... do you have any suggestions for the other social networks? Or should I just use the share-it plugin to send them manually?
Kyle Premium
There are many platforms you can use for this, but autoposting will offer you very little value. If you are going to post on social, I recommend that you do manually so you can add supporting content (and encourage engagement).

I would use share it or a share plugin, and share via that if you are going to share directly to mobile for your site. Just make sure you add some engaging text within your share, it will lead to higher engagement.
newmarketpro Premium
Hi Regis,
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate community and Congratulation on upgrading to Premium. You are now one of us, the awesome community. I am positive you are going to make it a success here in WA. If you have any question, please ask. We Are (WA) here to assist, to share, to build and to grow together.

TonyHamilton Premium

Welcome to WA Premium & Congratulations on taking the first step to creating a legitimate income online my Friend!

Now that you are a Premium Member here at Wealthy Affiliate, You are able to and should add your Social Media sites and/or your websites to the bottom right side of your profile page.

Friends at WA, as long as they are "Following" you are then able to visit them and connect with you at those places as well. It's a wonderful way to increase you Social Media Network and also to increase traffic to your website(s).

Great connecting with You and talk with you soon my Friend,

Debs66 Premium
Some times I wished I had a referral like you. I like those kind that are out there looking around weighing it all up and working it out.

Wanting to connect.

I was like a kid in a sweetshop. when I first started and I still love this platform.
I am defo gonna catch up with you tomorrow.

You will find your way here I know it Defo catch up with you hun. ;-)
merlinregis Premium
OK... now I have a PROBLEM :-(

For the of you who have read my previous post, you know that I went on a following spree... reached 200 people followed, and was told that I had reached my MAX.

But now that I cleaned up my list and brought it down to only 97, I STILL can't follow :-(

Oh no, you've followed the maximum number of people that you are allowed as a Starter member. Upgrade to Premium to lift these restrictions.

What do I do?

Is my list gonna update to the reality of 97 only when the system refreshes? which I would guess probably sometime during the night? Or am I doomed to be unable to follow anybody else until I upgrade?

Thanks in advance for your 2¢ on that one
fleurallen Premium
Why not upgrade to Premium? you receive so much more than being able to follow more when you do
ascordilis Premium

I believe WA updates around midnight - although I guess that also depends where you are in the world ;)
Generally for me, the updates happen around midnight or somewhere in the graveyard shift.
For the followers, I've been a Premium Member for just under 3 months and I've loved every day of it. Its the most amazing online community filled with support and genuine people trying to help you reach your goals. Don't get too caught up with following others, but see if you can upgrade sooner - you wont regret it. If you think the support you're getting now is great, just wait until you upgrade! :D

merlinregis Premium
Hi and thanks for your input,

Apparently it doesn't reset the counter for me. :-( 2 days later I'm still stuck with the "ooops" message. Probably a subtle way to incite to upgrade. :-(

Oh! Makes me think of a question. If I upgrade with the 19$ special but don't manage to get the results that I'm working hard to try to get, can I cancel (probably temporarily) to help me get the results I want before I upgrade again?

I'm a bit of a scrooge when it comes to investing in things like this. As I said eariler somewhere here (sorry I don't exactly remember to whom), there are too many sites that unfortunately don't always realize that not all people have the results as fast as it can be, and paying 50$/month can result in a big gap to get to the zero point if it takes months before starting to generate income. I've already been through that. I don't want to go through it again.

- My referral link is out to 1000's of people right now through paid solo ads (against won credits, obviously :-P) Just yesterday, I got 18 unique clicks out of 44 raw clicks to my referral link.
- I've joined affilate programs and started posting articles to online stores. In 3 days, I've gotten 11 clicks.
- I'm about to be in the top 100k :-) which seems to be a good sign as to how I'm progressing.

In short, I don't think I'm doing that bad, but I also don't think (yet) that, at the speed things are going, that I'll have started generating at least the equivalent of my WA monthly payment within a month.

I'm here to MAKE money, NOT spend it :P
ascordilis Premium
Well done! You seem to be doing really well with all the clicks and links and everything. And I can see your point, if you've been burnt before with Affilliate Marketing scams then i can totally understand your hesitation in signing up.

No one can convince you to sign up or pay the $50 per month. But I guess you do have options... You can wait until Black Friday when WA has a reduced fee for the year so its even less than the
$50 per month now. Or you can get two referrals on board and you will automatically get about $23 or $24 each month from them which can essentially pay for your membership. Or you can bite the bullet and pay for 3 or 4 months subscription, complete most of the online training offered and then start submitting your own training online - which you can get paid for too. Its why so many people are keen to help out here and offer training, there are massive incentives! Another thing you can do is sign up and get into the top 25 or the top 12. I cant remember which it is, but there are more incentives for that too.

I've heard of one guy who signed up and within his first month he earned $50 000. I saw a post online of another guy who signed up and after 3 months had doubled his monthly salary or something like that. So there is potential to earn and you can do it through your own website or through offering support back on WA.

To answer one of your questions, i think you can sign up for the initial month and then cancel it for the second month if you want. But then i dont know how it would work signing up again after that.

For me personally, I have been burnt in the past with schemes and scams and being apart of WA for almost 3 months, it has shown me that this community is definitely no scam and definitely no joke. You put the time and energy and effort in, you WILL see the rewards. When is a question of how hard you want to work and how quickly you can get through the training offered. I made the decision to accept its going to cost me $50 per month in the short term, but its worth it to reap the rewards of multiple websites being spam free and secure, and generating income for me while I sleep or while Im holiday.

There's another guy on here who set up a website and now it generates on average $300 a month and thats without him doing much with it. WA will let you have 50 websites hosted here. The possibilities are endless - as is your future income. But unfortunately the bottom line is still: upgrade to Premium.

Oh for the rankings online... That is based on how often and active you are online. I jumped from 136 000 to 89 000 in a few weeks and then in the space of a weeked popped down to 24 000. A few days later and i was down to 14 000. If you're active in the community, you will decrease your ranking number. But it doesnt necesarily mean if you're closer to one you're closer to earning more money. Some people are in the top 200 and hardly earn amy money and some are making thousands per month.

I hope this helps a bit. And good luck!
merlinregis Premium
Hello to all,

I wish to ask for pardon to the massive amount of people that I started to follow and ended up unfollowing.

I have not seen (not yet) a mention that when you're on the free account, you have a maximum of 200 people that you can follow.

Since I want to be able to follow the people that help me, I will have to put to later my coming back to following you.

Learn from my mistake and DON'T go on a following spree. Wait until you go premium, and from there, see how many you can follow before following many people.
egonsarv Premium
Hey Regis,

I am excited to welcome you to Wealthy Affiliate! I am Egon and we met back on my blog http://egonsarvreviews.com. I am here to help you along the way so if you ever have any questions or need a hand with anything, do let me know.

But first, I want to give you special thanks for having enough trust in me to give WA a spin. You can't lose. WA training, support, and community are just brilliant! Seriously! This is the coolest thing ever. Look closer!

And don't worry if you have no previous experience. Wealthy Affiliate is 100% newbie friendly. All the training has been broken down into short and super simple steps that genuinely work.

"Now what am I to do?" you ask.

As a new member here, you should check out the Online Entrepreneur Certification getting started course (Level 1). This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets.

Here is the link that you will see within your main menu labeled "Get Started Here". HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS
If you join Premium within the first 7 days, here are 3 really great bonuses that I am going to be giving you:

1) You will get 59% discount on your first month Premium membership (only $19)

2) I am going to give you some absolutely awesome (and crucial) training materials that I’ve hand-picked for you.

Note! The best marketers in the world tell the same - It is a must tool in your toolbox and makes it so much easier for you to succeed online (in fact, in ANY business).

3) I am going to give you 3617 powerful attention grabbing headlines. Many of them are the best-of-the-best headlines ever used in the English speaking world.

Note! What I am going to give you is a huge database that will stimulate your imagination and creativity while writing your own catchy headlines.

Also, it will save you a ton of time and effort because you can quickly scan through the winner headlines, pick the one you like most, then make only minor changes to match your needs.

I know you are going to absolutely love these resources. Plus 59% discount on your first month Premium.

But only if you join in your first 7 days


... as Robert Kiyosaki famously said in his book Rich Dad, Poor Dad,

..."The most life-destroying word of all is tomorrow."

Finally, never mind what I SAY about Wealthy Affiliate - Try it - Put it to test - and see what Wealthy Affiliate will DO for you!

If you need any help, don't hesitate to ask. I am daily logged in (except weekends) so just drop me a line.

I believe in you, Regis. Waiting to hear from you :)

Your friend,

merlinregis Premium
Thanks, I'm willing to put a lot of time on this to try to get money in ASAP. Do you think it's feasable to get enough within the rebate period to be able to upgrade at 19$?
merlinregis Premium
oooops wrong person... :P
merlinregis Premium
I was responding to Kyle, but you can still reply to this :-)
egonsarv Premium
Hi, sir. No problem, don't worry :)

As for your question, it really depends, some people here start to make money real quick. For others it takes longer time. And for others... well, even longer.

Why so? I don't know... Previous experiences, (easier/harder) niche, amount of time and work one can invest, luck...

For me it took longer because 1) I am not native English speaker and to blog in English takes me way more time and energy than for native speakers; 2) I came from non-profit - It means there was zero business mindset flowing in my veins. I can tell you, it was hard.

But I refused to give up and quit. Quitting was not an option. Do you remember Thomas Alva Edison made 7000 failed tests before he could create a working light bulb? So I thought... I will write 7000 blog posts and if I have not succeeded by then, well I call it a quit.

In fact, it took me a little over 100 posts and I started to see results. Yes, even me - a non-profit man who is not a native speaker. Can you imagine!

So I think it will be way easier for you. And faster. Just put the pedal to metal and don't look back. You will succeed.