About MikeMahaffey
Joined September 2012
My name is Mike Mahaffey. I was a member of WA several years ago, and decided I was smart enough already? After cruising around the web for a few years, I can tell you there's no other place like Wealthy Affiliate.

I spent several years learning a little about a lot of methods to earn money online before seeing the light. The very bright light that finally came on, was this: Nothing is better than what I am presently learning to do.

I learned that the real path to the gold is to stay with something until I have become an expert at it. Attempting to partake in many things, one after the other, I became master of none.

There is a lot to learn in any internet marketing endeavor: too much to learn to jump from one to the other. Digging one hole after the other is not the same as digging a mine.

After leaving the tutelage of Wealthy Affiliate after only a few months and spending years and thousands of dollars on other courses, pdfs, widgets, gadgets, and invitations, I got it! And got it good!

There is simply and absolutely no other place like Wealthy Affiliate to both learn and continue your education to be productive and profitable online. I've looked already!
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ClintKropp Premium
Thanks for the Theme help today. Much appreciated. I really dislike back office distractions from the end goal. Theme maintenance and set up.

In case anyone else is looking for what might be my new favorite them. GeneratePress says it is designed for speed and mobile.

Cheers if you need anything just ask.
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MAYURA26 Premium
Thank you for following me and welcome to the WA community.
My G+ is here and wish to connect with you there.
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MayurakanthaMGK
I wish you all the best.
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SCash Premium
Hi Mike I was just introduced to the mastermind group, I enjoyed your bio your story sounds strangely familiar leaving WA only to realize there was no one around to fulfill all those promises made. Much success
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celiacman Premium
Hello Mr Mahaffey
I am in your mastermind group, I hope you are the right Mike Mahaffey.

Feel free to contact me anytime if you need any assistance, we are a dedicated team group helping one another succeed

Jeff
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Melissa901 Premium
Hey Mike it is great to meet you. Glad to have you in my network.
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Ntam101 Premium
Thanks for the follow; and now following you back.
Ntam
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davehayes Premium
Thanks very much for your help with the XML question, Your suggestion seems to have done the trick
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MikeMahaffey Premium
I had immediately left the computer after my comment on the chat board, but am glad you got it going.

Please feel free to contact me any time I might be of service to you.

Mike
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GlenPalo Premium
Nice meeting you Mike, and thank you for following me! Best of success to you!
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Thanks for the follow back Mike.
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markr0675 Premium
Hi Mike!
Thanks for the follow back!

Cheers!
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tobocrs Premium
Welcome to (sounds like) another Mick! (Even though I'm fully half-German, with a handle of O'Brien, I get to embrace St. Patrick's day like it's my own)
Welcome back, too. I have also been hit and miss on other modes of getting online, but this one is definitely worth the money and the effort.
I look forward to both of us finally achieving our goals!
Tim
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Alan Hocking Premium
Thanks for the follow Mike I can so relate to your profile bio! :)
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dchapman3 Premium
Mike, please follow me back, thanks
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Jewelia Premium
Really? We weren't connected until now?! Wow! Thank you for adding me to your network. All the best to you, Mike!

~ Julia
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MikeMahaffey Premium
I thought I better go ahead and get on your list. My grandfather on my mothers side came to America during the Russian revolution as a Russian Jew. (When ever that was or which ever revolution?). I hope your blog is about photography
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kenway Premium
Hi Wayne here I am going to follow all that are READY TO ROCK.
Would like to stay in contact and get things on the roll.
Good luck and God bless you.
Wayne
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Hi
I followed you and am also getting and keeping the ball rolling!
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DClophia Premium
Thank you for following me. I hope to learn from your expertise and experience.
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Just don't give up on having your own profitable online business. Remember it's a long term business that you want and long term businesses take time to build. Go through the training step by step and do everything one step at the time. And don't think you're finished when you've finished the last lesson. Go through it again step by step. See it all as a business you are building for your future, and there is a lot to learn, and the learning never stops. Ask direct and to the point questions in the chat and in the lesson comments: there's a lot of knowledge here for the asking.
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AmandaBaker1 Premium
Thank you for sharing your experience and thank you SO much for all your help in chat!
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MikeMahaffey Premium
You are welcome. I don't know nearly as much as i should, but have no secrets.........
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Ngain Premium
1. I have a problem and attached here a screenshot for you.
I dont have my facebook icon in my WA dashboard.
I want to share 'Get started course 1' to my friend with the help of my affiliate link of that page. What can I do?

2. How will I upload my website posts that I have created so far here at WA dashboard?
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MikeMahaffey Premium
have you added a social share plugin to your website
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Ngain Premium
have u seen the screenshot?
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MikeMahaffey Premium
the only screen shot is a post here on wa
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Ngain Premium
u didnt get my point I think.

Do You have an FB icon in your ---"my.wealthyaffiliate.com/" so that u can share a training to a friend.

here in that screen shot I showed you there is no FB Icon at all.
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Now I "may" get it?

And the answer is NO, there are no social share buttons for wealthy affiliate.

I am on a desktop computer, so that I can see on the right side of the screen this...$WA Affiliate Program

Click on that and look on the top and you will see your affiliate link. copy and paste that link and then make a link out of it on a blog page and send him there.

That's the only way I know to do it. You can click on view more links and send friend to one of those links, but it needs to via your affiliate link.
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Ngain Premium
u r right We have to copy that particular link and send it externally.
I have seen in others WA site like of Kyle there is an FB icon on his WA Dashboard.
Any way thanks
I followed you ok.
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Createchange Premium
hi you sound like a veteran here
I have a question about setting up a new site. I have the upgraded membership so I think i can do alot of websites here.
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MikeMahaffey Premium
what is the question I may be able to help
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MikeMahaffey Premium
HI, do you have A website started yet?
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MHulsizer Premium
Thanks for the follow Mike. Im following you back! Glad you made your way back to WA! Wishing you all the best in your journey to success! Talk again soon my friend!

Misty
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MikeMahaffey Premium
you are welcome, and it's good to meet you! Success is ours for the taking. All it takes is a willingness to learn, hard work, focus, and the great support we have here at WA
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DFotinos Premium
Mike,
What an honor to meet a vet of Wealthy Affiliate. I hope to not disappoint.
Danielle
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Hi Danielle
Just keep on keeping on! that's the answer, right there! Good to meet you too
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DFotinos Premium
Mike,
It's nice to meet you as well
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WDunham Premium
Thank you for the follow! I hope for your continued build to success and beyond!
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Hello
I just keep on swinging
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Beckywahm Premium
Welcome back! Like you, I took some breaks from WA, but never cancelled my membership. It's good to be back. This place is chock full of training. How exciting!
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Thanks! It's taken me a long time to straighten up the path and get centered in it?
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ArmaniTol Premium
Hi Mike! Thanks so much for the comment on my site. I am now following you here. May you be successful in your online business ventures. All the best.
Armand
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GerardBudi Premium
Hi Mike, how are you? Hope everything’s fine! :)) … Can I ask you a question? In my Site Manager I have : (1). my website affiliatemarketingnewcomer.com, and (2). testimport575.siterubix.com, as a back up that I created on January.
I have created some new pages on my website since then and my question is : How can I update my back up site and put those new pages there? Thx n Regards,
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MikeMahaffey Premium
Hi Gerard

You could copy and paste the entire article and then paste it into a new post on your test site.

When I use a test site like this I ALWAYS do this..........with the test site.......

Dashboard > Settings > Reading > Search Engine Visibility > tick the box that says > Discourage search engines from indexing this site

This will keep Google from indexing the post you already have indexed for your real site.
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GerardBudi Premium
Ok Mike, thanks so much!!! :))
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niphasocha Premium
I'm talking about premium .thank you
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MikeMahaffey Premium
HI, I don't know?
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IElectronics Premium
Thanks I changed theme and It worked. I had posted ? Last Night. I appreciate the Help...
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accad Premium
I agree with this, "I learned that the real path to the gold is to stay with something until I have become an expert at it. Attempting to partake in many things, one after the other, I became master of none."

This is the reason I want to stick to what I'm doing from the start. Great reminder.
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MikeMahaffey Premium
So, hello
I was in and out of the Philippines in the 60s and really loved it there. Manila, Subic Bay, and somewhere in the mountians. Don't remember at the moment?

I was here also maybe in 2012? I started hearing the negative "stuff" and decided I was wasting my money. So I went it alone, and spent much money.

I am really trying to throw away everything I knew and just follow directions now.

I know it always takes perseverance to succeed, and I intend to succeed.

If I can ever be of service to you, please feel free to call on me.

It's almost my bed time now, so see you later.
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accad Premium
Thank you very much for the openness and being ready to help. Get in touch with you always.
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GerardBudi Premium
Hi Mike, I don't seem to be able to find your reply on the changing my theme to another theme, without building a test website. Why is that? :) Thanks anyway n regards,
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MikeMahaffey Premium
I don't know why you don't find my reply? What I said is that it's easy to change your theme.

Most of the time when you do, the only thing that will be affected is your menus and your sidebars.

And then all you'll need to do is to go to appearance menus and fix them — and then go to appearance widgets and drag your widgets back in to the right place.

So when you first activate a new theme, don't get excited if the menu and widgets are either gone or in the wrong place. Just fix them if they are.

You shouldn't have any problems with anything else ?
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GerardBudi Premium
Ok Mike, I will give it a try ... :)) THANKS for your help, I surely appreciate it ...
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Mike, I have just been reading your profile here at Wealthy Affiliate, I can very much relate to what you're saying, I have been there! I am now following you and I wish you every success in what you are doing and I look forward to reading your blog posts and networking with you.

All the best to you Mike, Roy.
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TerriD1 Premium
thanks for following me.
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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! :)
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tjandro1 Premium
Hi Mike, thanks for the follow!
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StepChook Premium
Hi Mike, thanks for following me. Best of luck with your online business!
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Loes Premium
Hello Mike,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for following me.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I also made a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link on the right (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please add a comment to this message or leave them on my profile.
Success building your business in 2016-2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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TSmithers Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow.
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Kyle Premium
Mike , I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Mike .
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Ultimateless Premium
It's always the way, we always want to be 10 steps ahead of the game when we haven't got the basics mastered, you are not alone. Thank you for including me in your network and I wish you all success. Kind regards, Michael
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divadejunk Premium
Welcome to WA and Congratulations on Upgrading to Premium. You made a wise investment in your future on-line success. All the best to you.
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Hi Anthony here, I wanted to congrats on your move to premium, exciting community lots of learning, I'm sure your going to enjoy it...I appreciate the follow back,
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StepChook Premium
Congratulations on going Premium. Great choice!
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Tasna Premium
Hi, Welcome to WA Premium. Wishing you great success with your online journey.
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Kyle Premium
Hello there! Would just like to introduce myself. I am Kyle, co-founder of Wealthy Affiliate and I am here to help you out if you ever need anything or need to be pointed in the right direction. Don’t be afraid to ask questions when you need help as there are a ton of awesome people here within the community. :)

See you around!
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