About Mkocher09
Joined September 2016
I came to Wealthy Affiliate in hopes to learn more about internet marketing to make additional part time income . I currently work in the healthcare field. I have experience working with computers and various software for over 25 years and enjoyed seeing the changes in technology . My hobbies are reading, watching movies , shopping , dining out, traveling and my love of the computer. I am anxious to learn more of the Internet marketing in hopes of success !
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I would be happy if I made 2,000 over the upcoming year.
I would be ecstatic if I succeed to see a return of $500 the first year which I realize is the hardest starting out.
I work full time currently so working this project my goal is to work 5-8 hr/week if possible.
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Mkocher09 Premium
I would be happy if I made 2,000 over the upcoming year.
I would be ecstatic if I succeed to see a return of $500 the first year which I realize is the hardest starting out.
I work full time currently so working this project my goal is to work 5-8 hr/week if possible.
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Kyle Premium
Your goals are totally realistic and when you achieve the first one, it will be just a matter of scaling to reach the second one. The Internet works wonderful when you have your formula for success down which you are going to be getting from the training here at WA.

Once you get this formula down the sky is truly the limit Mary! I look forward to working with you and seeing you make your goals a reality. :)
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charlesbrown Premium
do more work and get more money
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you for the kind words of encouragement ! It helps to know folks are in your corner.
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McWord Premium
Welcome to the WA Community and thank you for following me! I am following you back!

You'll find the community has tons of help for anyone who needs it, so don't hesitate to reach out. We are interested in our mutual success and there are plenty of people willing and able to assist!

All the best,

mitch
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ownonlboss Premium
Hi Mary,

Thanks for the follow, following you back of course!
You joined just about 2 months before me I see. How is the progress? Got into any sort of trouble? Need some help?
Do not hesitate to ask for help, either here in the community or privately to anyone like me.

All the best!

Steven
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Mkocher09 Premium
Hi Steven:
Yes, I am discouraged as I had hoped to be doing better by now with WA but have been struggling. Any tips that might help me get paid here ? My website is listed here to view as well as an Amazon Affiliate account www.youronestopcomputershop.com
I'd appreciate any input to get me more traffic if you have suggestion.
Thank you !
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Mary.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your Network. I graciouly accept by following you back.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate University. I arrived a few months before you did.

I trust that things are going well.

I look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Kindest Regards,

Paul.
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RobinTheresa Premium
Hello Mary and Thank You for the follow. Glad to have you as a member of the community. I know that the training here is going to help you achieve your goals of leaning internet marketing. Being consistent with the training is going to get you there. Best wishes for your success. Robin
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JanSwe Premium
Hi Mary and thanks for the follow!

It was interesting to read about background and that you love your computer....so do I :)

Welcome to connect more with me if you would like to share or discuss anything.

I wish you all the best with you online business!

Regards, Jan
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Westwaters Premium
Hi Mary, Thanks for the follow and I will Certainly reciprocate. Ifyou are already familiar with computers, I think you'll find an easy go of it here at WA. Just put the time into something that you love to do! I wish you much success on your journey here...
Warm Regards,
Kathy (Westwaters)
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Wayne66 Premium
Good evening, Mary and thanks for the follow. I will follow you as well.

Hope you have enjoyed your time here so far and are learning a bunch. This program is so good and it can be a little overwhelming at times but, keep pushing forward and It will get easier with time.

I look forward to connecting now and then and wish you all the best on this journey.

Wayne
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kmer6 Premium
Good afternoon to you Mary, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I suggest you first start from the Get Started Here [top left green box], you will learn how to select your niche, build a niche website and learn keyword research. Everything else is built on these three principles. Once you learn the basics you will be able to do anything you wish.
I look forward to working with you and wish you much pleasure and prosperity in your journey.

Ken
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you ! Working on those lessons from Kyle!
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Mary, Thank you so much for the follow. I reckon this is the best place where we can learn and increase your exposure on IM. The training and tutoriaIs are top notch and I believe the WA community is the place you want to be with on your journey to build a passive income. [Kelsey]
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JeffL61 Premium
Hi Mary! A belated welcome to you here at WA noting in your bio that you joined at the premium level back in mid September.

I also want to thank you for the follow. I have done the same for you to reciprocate your kind act of support.

Best wishes to you Mary in whatever you decide to pursue in an online business venture here at WA!

Sincerely,
Jeff
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janbey Premium
Hi there Mary,

Great to see you here at Wealthy Affiliate, I hope you achieve great things, thanks for the follow. I enjoy connecting with people and finding out about them so I always enjoy reading their profile.
I very much enjoyed reading your profile.

I hope you have enjoyed the training so far, sometimes it may feel a little tough here because of learning new things but Kyle's training is superb, and everything soon falls into place. .

Good luck and I wish you well on your WA journey, I look forward to seeing your progress and have followed you back, drop by any time .

All the best
. ..Age..
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wendyjane 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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Mkocher09 Premium
Hi Wendy: I was going thru Kyle's videos yesterday and finished the website. I picked Weightloss plans as the niche. What do you think of that ? I got the idea when Kyle gave the idea of Weight loss for Men and I intended it for bariatric weight loss people but had to be careful about choosing name for the site so I ended up with this title. Check it out and let me k now what you you think please ? It's weightlossplan.siterubix.com/wp
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wendyjane Premium
So your site is about weight loss for bariatric patients? Because if so, I think that is a great start. It is specific enough since you are focusing on a particular type of weight loss but still broad enough to give you tons to talk about.
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you !
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wendyjane Premium
No problem :)
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BBrandt Premium
Hello Mary,
Thank you for following me. I am following you now also. Welcome to WA's Premium membership. I have found that here are all of the tools needed along with the support to build a great online business. Follow the training and remember to ask questions when you get stuck.

Much success to you.

Bruce
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thanks Bruce - trying to get my website finished and look forward to building business/traffic.
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ECamacho Premium
HI Mary, welcome to WA. and thank you for following me I greatly appreciate it. Yes, with your software experience you should grasp easily, with the many educational information and tools WA has to offer education is unending. Much success and if you need help we are here to help each other. The community is very supportive. See you around WA

Cheerfully,
Elizabeth-Liz
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KeithMaki Premium
Hi Mary, Thank you for following me - I am returning the favor! I am sure you will do very well here at WA! The main thing is following the lessons and asking questions of the amazing people here if you have any! It is truly a pleasure to meet you! Take care, Ketih
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halinphilly Premium
Hello Mary,

Thank you for following me here at WA. If you want to learn internet marketing, you have definitely come to the right place. It will by simple, but not easy. The trainig is excellent though and the community is fantastic. You'll get lots of help just by asking. I wish you tremendous success!

Hal
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Happy12 Premium
Hello Mary and welcome ! Medical Coding is interesting, I took Medical Coding 1 & 2 when I was in school. My major was Health Information Technology. It's harder than it looks but I did fine. I give you props for coding, its quite a job. : ) Thank you for the follow and best wishes to you !
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Steve1958 Premium
Hi from Adelaide in South Australia...
Thanks very much for following me...
It's great to make contact with you & I wish you all the best & much success with your internet marketing business!
You'll do well here & we're in good hands!
Best wishes...
Steve

P.S. A good habit, as you start your WA journey, is to click LIKE on every comment you receive...it results in benefits down the line for all us!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Mary and welcome to wealthy affiliate.
Since you joined you will have come to realise that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you haven't already been doing so, can I suggest you browse some of the 200+ blogs I have published within WA.
Thank you for the follow anyway and I will follow you as well.
If you get stuck you ask ok.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you and I will follow you !
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Dmitriy Premium
Hi Mary, thanks for following me - it's nice to meet you here at WA!

I wish you to become an AWESOME online marketer (if you aren't already :) ) and live a life of your dreams!

My greatest passion is video games and I strongly believe that games can influence our lives in a very positive and beneficial way. I'm always ready and willing to discuss the topic, so feel free to contact me anytime, if you're even slightly interested.

Also, if you ever need anything, have questions to ask, thoughts to share or just want to chat – just send me a message and I will try to help as best I can.

Cheers, good luck and see you around!
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi Mary!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. If you get a chance check out how the training helped me to build my websites. My latest one on how to boost your retirement income just went live a couple of months ago and the one on sleep apnea has been up for almost five months now. You can find the links on my profile page. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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TW2016 Premium
Hi Mary
Welcome to WA, great connecting with you and look forward to communicate with you often too.

If you have time Mary, could you drop by my blog and have a read at it. I hope the blog will be helpful and motivates you. If you like the blog you read, please indicate "Like".

Thank you.

Kind regards
Terry
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Loes Premium
Hello Mary,♫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. See you around, Greetings Loes
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Lundquik Premium
Mary, welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate family and congratulations on going Premium! If you wonder what’s possible with Wealthy Affiliate, check out my 3 Month Progress Report for an example: Please let me know if there’s ever anything I can do to help you along your journey. To your success, Kevin
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xKennyC Premium
Mrs. Kocher,

I see you decided to, what I like to call "Take the Leap" as well. First I would like to say Congratulations. Not only on taking the first step towards a better career opportunity, but also the first step at a better life. Not only are you about to embark on a major learning and building adventure. You also get to share this experience with many like minded people like yourself, on that very same adventure. I myself am no expert, but if there is anything I can do to help you along the way, please don't hesitate to ask. I wish you all the best in your future here at Wealthy affiliate.

Best Wishes,
-Kenny
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Kyle Premium
Just wanted to shoot you a quick message and see how things were going thus far Mary? I am here to help if you ever need a hand with anything, just holler!

PS. Also, quick reminder. Today is the last day to get your first month discount/bonuses. No rush, no worries. Just a simple reminder here. :)
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Mkocher09 Premium
Just sent you a email and hope you can help me out. You did a great job covering benefits of the Premium membership presentation!
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Kyle Premium
IF you need to connect with me, the best way to do so is directly here within WA. I look forward to working with you Mary and of course, I am here to help you out every step of the way!
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Kyle Premium
Just thought I would check in and see how things are going with you! I hope all is well and you are enjoying yourself here within the community.

I hope you are enjoying the training and making some wonderful progress! Please do touch base with me if you ever need a hand with anything or are feeling stuck, I am here to help Mary. :)
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thanks Kyle. I was away over the week end so playing catch up now. Trying to master word press. I wrote a blog article and published it. Then over the week end I tried to update the post by adding a picture and I get garbage - probably part of the HTML string on my screen and no picture ?
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Kyle Premium
You won't master wordpress overnight, but you will definitely get the hang of it (often times through trial and error lol).

There are many ways in which you can find and add images to your website. I have outlined this within a video walk-through that I created on images. This is very thorough and will give you a lot of great ideas as to how you can find and incorporate images on your website. Also, do know that if you are an affiliate of Amazon you can use any of the images (product) from their website on your website, which opens you up to an image bank of MILLIONS of images.

There are also other CC0 sites out there that you can leverage. These are free public domain images to use how you wish.

pexels.com
pixabay.com
unsplash.com

This should get you going!
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Marcel92 Premium
Hello Mary welcome to our WA community. You are in good hands here with all kinds of training and people always ready to help out with your online journey.
Getting started here at WA is very easy with all the help from members. A great getting started course here with step by step walking you through making it easier to getting up & running..
To update or change  profile setup,  Follow this link.. 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". Wishing you the very best with your online Journey..

In friendship,

Marcel...
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you for the words of encouragement Marcel.
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wendyjane Premium
Hey there Mary and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I'm Wendy, and I'm here to help you along the way! If you ever need a hand or have a question, just let me know.

So you're here to learn how to make money, right? First things first, make sure you start by checking out the "Online Entrepreneur Certification - Getting Started" course (Level 1). This is a task based step by step guide that will walk you through setting up your online business. Here's the link: Something you'll soon learn about the community here is there are tons of helpful people always willing to lend a hand. Feel free to dive in and ask any questions within the community you may have. Those that interact are more likely to succeed. :) You can access the getting started classroom here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/getting-started

You can also jump into live chat anytime, or drop me a message on my profile!

★★★How to Get Your Bonus★★★

If you decide to go premium within your first 7 days, here are the bonuses I will be giving you:

✓ You are going to be getting a 59% discount on your first months premium - (that's just $19)

✓ You'll get personal and private access to me. If you ever need any help going forward, I'll be here to help you out.

✓ I will send you Jay's live video training "Live Case Study in Real Time" - you'll get to watch an expert build a niche website in REAL TIME!

✓ You'll get Rebecca's "How to Quickly Identify your Online Money Making Niche" - learn how to select the right niche for you!

✓ I also am going to send you Steve's "Business From Scratch" tutorial. This is an awesome piece of training that can really clear up any initial confusion you may have.

✓Lastly, you'll get "10 Hot Niches for 2016 and 2017" to give you some more niche ideas and (hopefully) spark some new ones!

But only if you upgrade within your first 7 days... (this is what I call my "action takers" bonus).

Anyway, I just thought I'd get in touch and introduce myself. Remember if you have any questions about anything please let me know. I'd be more than happy to help out.

It's great to have you here as a member Mary. I sincerely look forward to working with you and getting to know you better. :)

Your friend,

Wendy
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Mkocher09 Premium
Thank you for the tips and suggestions. I am taking it all in a bit at a time and hope to be successful.
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Mkocher09 Premium
Wendy I was wondering what you know about Cyber Digital Sales business which promotes advertising for the Amazon Affiliate accounts but I seriously wonder about the expenses incurred how legit this is ? If this is a legit Amazon Affiliate account they set me up wit, Amazon should be able to recognize my business name wouldn't you think ? I still have my doubts about that affiliate account. Amazon seems to be legit but not sure about Cyber Digital Sales?
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wendyjane Premium
I have never heard of the company but I found their website and it seems a little sketchy. How did you hear about them, did they call you? I can tell you that there are tons of shady/scam companies out there that will contact you and claim to be a part of Amazon and say that they'll help you become an affiliate for them by setting you up with a website and getting you advertising in Google. None of these companies are actually associated with Amazon in any way though, so you have to be careful. The Amazon program by itself is completely legitimate (and free) but I'd stay away from companies like this.
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Mkocher09 Premium
thanks Wendy
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