About Motobill
Joined November 2015
I have just decided to retire - meaning I am no longer working for someone else - after having spent most of my working life in software sales, services, and product development (not as programmer). Now, although I have a pretty good retirement 'nest egg' I do need to support myself with some extra income so I can have more motorcycle adventures!

Since 1988, I have lived in the San Francisco Bay area but the first 'career' I had was as a geologist, in Nevada working for gold and silver mining companies. I got into 'hi tech' when we started having children. However, now I am recently divorced (after 32 years of marriage) and sold my half of our home to my (ex) wife. Our two kids are adults; my son is is married, and he has 4 children - soon to be 5.

During my hi tech career I worked for small software companies and rose to be VP of my last company. Two years ago I and two other guys started a company, which depleted a lot of my cash reserves. I am fully vested now so I'm leaving that company to work for myself.

I/we had a 34' sailboat on SF Bay for 10 years. During that time I also got licensed by the Coast Guard as a "6 Pack" Captain, which allowed me to take out up to 6 paying customers. The boat was sold with the divorce, so I got a motorcycle. Now, I love touring northern California, the Sierras, the western US (and Canada and Mexico) on my bike. It's a 2014 Suzuki Vstrom 1000 - a so-called "Adventure" bike because with it I can go off road. I plan to make that my primary niche. I already have a You Tube channel for Motorcycle vlogs which I'll link to my site to include my ride reports (with photos and videos), bike and gear reviews, etc. I am thinking of expanding the site to also include some sailing adventures, should I take to the water again. Basically, the idea is to have a site with multiple 'what I am doing with my retirement' themes. What do you think of that? Any suggestions?
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Hi I'm Anthony and it's good to meet you. I like to congrats on your move to go premium, What a awesome move, looking forward to see your progress with WA. Welcome to community. Appreciate the follow back check out what I'm doing in the community.
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Congratulations on going premium.

It is awesome to see you make the decision to change your life and for believing in yourself by taking your first steps to financial independence. Good luck and all the best.

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Hello and thank you for joining my network...it's very much appreciated.
Good luck here at WA and with your online adventures.
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Thank you for following me Bill ! =) I'm looking forward to working with you!
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Hello Bill, Welcome!
Nice to meet you, I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for following me.

To answer your question, I would make a top menu about the motor cycles and a custom sidebar menu for your sailing adventures?
Looks like you are in the niche http://retirerich.com/ :))

From the start I have written trainings for every issue I had problems with myself. You can find them on my profile on the right (click on my picture).I also made a checklist to go through before you publish a post. I hope to help you with those.

Success building your business. See you around, Greetings Loes
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Thank you Bill for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you have the time or wish to, please check out my training (Bottom Right Blue Button) on my profile page. I explain ways to help you build a better website, ways to make some extra $$$ with your WA training, and best practices here at WA. I also post a humorous blog every Sunday. Enjoy!
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Hi Bill, thank you for following me! Hope you are enjoying your training and getting your website going. I wish you all the best with your online business! This is the best community I have ever found, I love it here! If I can help in any way, please don't hesitate to contact me!
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P.S. Sounds like you have many niches! You will do well here!
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Hey Bill! Today I just wanted to follow up with you to see how things are going! I hope all is well and you are enjoying yourself here within the Wealthy Affiliate community.

I want to make myself available to answer any questions or help with anything as you are getting started! Please touch base with me if you ever need a hand with anything or are feeling stuck, I am here to help. :)
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Hi Bill, It is certainly possible to create and monetize a site such as this. Bike and gear reviews a hugely profitable when done correctly. You could also create a division of the site for sailing. The structure of the site and creating effective keywords will be key. Then, of course, content. That's all in the training and many of us are here to respond to any questions.
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Thank You!!
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I've updated my profile with a little more information about myself and some ideas about my niche. Since I'm new at this I'd appreciate any feedback you might have! Thank you in advance :-)
Kyle Premium
I really like your niche idea and I think the fact that you are so passionate about this will make your business much more "exciting" than trying to get involved in something that you are not all that interested in.

Run with it Bill and if you ever need a hand let us know. ;)
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Thanks Kyle! I'm thinking of another site too ... a simple yoga site targeted at overweight middle-aged men who are afraid to go to a Yoga class :-)
Kyle Premium
Yeah, that would definitely work. :) It is actually a topic close to me as I need to work on my flexibility and it is becoming more and more important as I get older. :)
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Thank you for following me.

I hope you are doing well. In addition to Kyle's training, I also have created some training which might be helpful. I also routinely blog here at WA, so feel free to check out my training and blogs by clicking on my photo to access my profile page and scrolling to view the content under my picture.

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Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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Hi Alex - I actually went through your site before joining.. (in fact I think I used one of your links). Was in Canada on a motorcycle tour in late May... in BC. Gorgeous!