About RichBrennan
Joined January 2017
I'm an aspiring entrepreneur passionate about personal development which I believe is the key to success both in business and in life. After years of procrastinating and lugging around personal baggage from my past, I'm now designing and building a life for myself and my wonderful family (my Wife, Raquel and our two Sons, Daniel and Nicolas).
I originally come from a military background following in the footsteps of my Dad. I joined the Royal Air Force at age 18 and stayed in for 15 years. When I left, I joined the Territorial Army (now called the Army Reserve) for 7 years, of which 18 months was full time. During my time in uniform, I served in Cyprus, Belize, the Gulf, the Falkland Islands and Germany.
When I returned to civilian life, I didn't settle well into the corporate World with it's office politics, dog eat dog culture and the stifling 'political correctness', so I decided that self-employment was the way forward for me.
I discovered Network Marketing and worked it hard, experiencing apparent success whilst going through one hell of an emotional roller coaster ride. The old school 'make a list of everyone you know' business building methods did not work for me and it all culminated in a mountain of frustration debt as I crashed and burned the way 97% of MLM'ers do!
Unlike most of the 97% however, I did not give up. I made the decision that I was going to succeed no matter what, but that I needed another way. I started looking at how to create the future I desired the 21st Century way - online. After falling for quite a few scams along the way and not being particularly inspired even by some of the genuine programmes out there, I found WA and now it is onwards and upwards. I look forward to connecting and sharing inspiration and success with you all in our World Community.
See you at the top! :-)
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grannyjou Premium
Hi Rich, it is never too late to be aware of your surrounding and pickup - well done. With dedication to your training you will achieve alot. Sorry for getting back to you so late, I suffered some deaths in my family within days of each other, they were very trying weeks however life continues. Thanks for following me. I wish you all the best.
Cheers,
Juliet
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RichBrennan Premium
So sorry to hear of your sad news, Juliet. As you rightly say, life continues but it still hurts and can set you back. Great to connect with you :-)
Rich
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Linda3Adams Premium
Sorry about those "scams". I was investigating another online business, and I mentioned this to my 12-yr-old grandson. He read online that the one I chose was a scam and I was so happy he helped me out with this. Gavin is a computer wiz & I'm so proud of him. I feel this is not one. Good luck to you.
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LindaF Premium
I am delighted for the follow and thanks because we here at WA need one another. I find that most of us in one way or another have something very much in common. Is it really possible to be successful on the net Yes it is no matted what walk of life you are in we can apply our knowledge and energy into helping one another. sending blessings your way Linda
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks for the return follow, Linda - great to connect with you :-)
Rich
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Linda3Adams Premium
Blessings to you as well.
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LindaF Premium
I am delighted for the follow and thanks because we here at WA need one another. I find that most of us in one way or another have something very much in common. Is it really possible to be successful on the net Yes it is no matted what walk of life you are in we can apply our knowledge and energy into helping one another. sending blessings your way Linda
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LindaF Premium
for some reason my computer is duplicating every thing I do. Sorry for the double message it is not my intention
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JasonKim Premium
Hello Richard, and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. I want to thank you for having me be a part of your network and I've followed you back as well. I hope all is working out well with your new online business and wishing you fulfill your personal and financial goals.

Jason
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Hi RichBrennan
What a great story.
Onwards and upwards - baby steps, one day at a time. It makes an incredible journey, doesn't it?
I'm very new to online marketing so the terminology is like a new language. I am hoping that once I start applying all the information things will fall into place.
Jodi
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luckybob Premium
congratulation Rich on never giving up. we have similar stories except for your military career. My dad was a prisoner of war twice in WWII but luckily was rescued both times and was writtten up on Pittsburgh Post as cat with nine lives. He never allowed guns in our house - said he had seen enough killing for our whole family. But when Nixon made draft mandatory and took away Amway exemption he did support me when I went. LOL Long story short I came back finished college and proceeded to try one networking job after another. From Amway to Noni and all the garbage in between. I gave up networking and became a golf teacher and worked at a golf course for over 20 years until a car accident crippled me and ended my dreams of going on senior tour. After sitting around for 5 years and spending all my savings I saw the light of the future and realized I could give golf lessons online even in my crippled up state. Like you I am here trying to figure this online world out. Hopefully we will grow smarter together and succeed together. Good luck to you and if you ever want a FREE golf lesson I will be ready in about 90 days.

your new friend - bob
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks for connecting, Bob - great to meet you. You've certainly got quite a story to tell! Well done for staying so determined and not giving up in the face of such adversity. Your strength of character will see you through to much deserved success.
Sorry I won't be able to take you up on your kind offer of a free golf lesson as I'm in England.
Cheers
Rich
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luckybob Premium
thanks Rich for nice compliments. I plan on giving you your free golf lesson in 90 - 130 days. That's why I am learning to build a website. I will give golf lessons to people all over the world on you tube videos. Get it now. LOL
your new friend
bob
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TTedesco1 Premium
Hi RichBrennan...I can see you have a strong foundation from which to grow...a wonderful and loving family....OK...like father like son; so now your boys will also follow your footsteps...You have structure, focus , and determination and now you can add no doubt. Here at WA you will have all the support (Education) and reinforcements (Members) you could ask for. Yes. the corporate world is not really "team work" to me it's more of a individual thing in progress. My experience here at WA..has been team work. All your concerns......I have been there and done that also.. pie in the sky and a bunch of lies and deception. Now it is different. This is a smooth ride with people caring and sharing with each other. You have made your decision ...there is no turning back...all bridges have been burned ...so lets go onward and upwards...see Ya...at the top...
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks for connecting with me and for the warm welcome - likewise back to you :-)
I hope when I'm successful my boys will follow me down the route I'm on now and not into the military! But, I'll be be encouraging them to find their own way in life whilst being there to pick them up if they fall!
My 2 months so far here at WA have been nothing but positive so far and I've no reason to believe that will change. I feel after all the years of frustration my persistence has paid off and I've 'come home'.
Wishing you well for your success :-)
Cheers
Rich
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TTedesco1 Premium
Welcome...Home...RichBrennan
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Wayne66 Premium
Hi, Rich, welcome to WA. It's nice to meet you and thanks for following me. I have added you to my network as well.

I hope you agree, this place is pretty amazing. The training is top notch and the community is pretty amazing as well, always ready to help when it's needed.

I look forward to connecting from time to time. All the best to you and your family,

Wayne
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks for the return follow, Wayne - great to connect with you. I absolutely agree with you, WA is awesome. Not just the programme but the Community. My 2 months here so far have been nothing but positive and after all the frustrations of the past few years I honestly feel like I've 'come home'!
Cheers
Rich :-)
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Laws1 Premium
Hi Rich, I really appreciate the follow and am following back. I hear you about the baggage thing...wouldn't it be great if one could lose it as quickly as some airports do:).

You've obviously been following some great writers so I'm sure your time here at WA will pay off big time for you.

All the best!!
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jwall162 Premium
Hello Rich,
Welcome to the WA family. AlI I could do is shake my head yes I can see that in me not a military family like you I did ten year in US Army in Southern Germany, South Korea, Okinawa, Japan and while in Germany I had to work a little with the British counterpart signal corps with the repair of equipment.from time to time.Don't fore get to take action on your lessons here. And very best to you and family on all your ventures here with WA. The best place in the world to be at.
Your friend ,
Jim Wall
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despatis Premium
Dear Richard, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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NWTDennis Premium
Hello Rich ... thank you for the follow. Your background and experiences (negative and positive) will serve you well here at WA. This is absolutely the best internet business training platform on the web, and it just keeps getting better and better.

Kyle and Carson are committed to continuous improvement. Just when you might think it doesn't get any better than this ... it does. K&C have many platform improvements scheduled for release in 2017.

I wish you the best on your WA journey.
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks, Dennis - I definitely do feel like I've found what I've been looking for these many years. Thanks for connecting and for your kind welcome. Wishing you every success as well :-)
Rich
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ELeslie Premium
Hello Richard, Rich is more appropriate for goal I think :-)
Welcome to WA!

It has been a journey and your decision not to quit got you right here. Well done!

May you come to enjoy the financial fruit of you labour/labor as you build your successful online business.

Regards,

EJ
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks, EJ. Great to hear from you and to connect with you :-)
Cheers
Richard
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Karppa Premium
Thanks for your follow Rich. Online business is sometimes hard and frustrating. I had to take a break for that reason at the end of last year. But I thought I don't give up and I'm back again. WA is the platform where you can succeed if you're patient and set long-distance goals. I wish you all the best and I believe with hard work and with the community's help, the success will come!
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MilaClardy Premium
thanks for following... we're here to help each other in succeeding and achieving our goals. I myself had some frustration to get things done but its also up to us to get focused and look at our goals. Its within our reach and we can do it.... for sure...

Welcome to WA.
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kmer6 Premium
Good day to you Rich, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I'm following you back. I understand your plight and frustration. MLM wasn't a good fit for me either. I decided a long time ago to be a DIY man and get it done myself. Unfortunately for me, I'm gullible which makes me an easy target for so-called gurus that claim to have a better idea.
I started online marketing before WordPress so I'm learning all the new marketing channels that are taught here. I like learning new things and love the community.
I look forward to working with you and wish you much success in your journey.
Ken
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Kyle Premium
Richard, 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 Richard.
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RichBrennan Premium
Many thanks, Kyle - much appreciated. I will certainly ask for help when I need it which I'm sure I will at some point. The Community are amazingly supportive. See you in Vegas! :-)
Cheers
Richard
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Kyle Premium
Sure, I will be here to help you every step of the way. We would love to have you in Vegas next year! :)
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Amitgadgill Premium
As a member of WA, I find its a great platform to socialize learning and helping out each other.
Please follow me on https://plus.google.com/u/0/115647000493337369120
https://www.facebook.com/amit.bidhuri.52687

I will do the same and maximise our WA network on google
Wishing you a great and successful year!!
Best wishes
AMIT
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Amitgadgill Premium
As a member of WA, I find its a great platform to socialize learning and helping out each other.
Please follow me on https://plus.google.com/u/0/115647000493337369120
https://www.facebook.com/amit.bidhuri.52687

I will do the same and maximise our WA network on google
Wishing you a great and successful year!!
Best wishes
AMIT
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LisaG2 Premium
Welcome to WA! I think you'll like it here. All you have to do is believe in yourself and be willing to accept help and want to help others. This is a great, supportive environment. Not only do all of us want to succeed, but we want that for each other as well! Thank you for the follow. I am happy to follow you back and hear about your success. Have a wonderful day!
-Lisa
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AnnieOakley8 Premium
Thanks for the follow! I didn't do well in the corporate world either. I was a good worker bee as a blue collar worker but as blue collar work started to disappear and my managers wanted to promote me into the white collar world, I could tell I did not belong there. I'm glad you found a good place to be here. I'm liking it myself. Best wishes for success here @ WA.
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thezoulster Premium
Hey Rich welcome to the WA and thanks for following me. Love your profile photo with one of your sons. I noticed in your bio that you have served in both the Air Force and Army military, but I think you will find that the training that is contained in the WA affiliate bootcamp is nothing compared to the bootcamps you are accustomed to.
However, you may just be the right person I need to help me go through it. It would be my pleasure to follow you back sir.
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Norselark Premium
Thank you for inviting me to follow, Richard! You have wisdom to share, and I'll want to come back here and read - your writing is clear and concise, and your persistence (bio) is impressive. You can fill site(s) with good, motivating content, with your own (entertaining) style. As to me, I'm in a consolidating phase as to earlier 'Net experience, being here at WA in a long-term perspective - meanwhile enjoying the interaction with this community, as time allows. WA is the best place to be, no doubt. And, yes! Family is the deep meaning of life - that's what I realized when finally settled.

Till next time,
Jan P. :)
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sylviaO1 Premium
Hi Rich, I think many of us who have experienced life for a few decades know by now what we want and what makes us happy.
I think at out age, our priorities are much different than they were
when we were in our 20's.
The most important thing is life is way too short, and we need to spend the time with the people we love, and matter more to us than anything in the world.!
I did the corp. thing and raised 3 beautiful little girls ALONE. Balancing the career and trying to be a good mother to instill the values of being good people, being part of their growing lives, cheerleading, school activities etc was more than I would wish on anyone. But I can say, it made me the strong woman I am today, and I strive to be the best at what I do. Now that they are grown, its just me. That's ok because I did my job, and now, I want to have a successful business and spend time with my grandchildren , and do the things with them whenever I want. Blessings to you and your family, and I wish you the very best!!!
Keep the following, and reach out anytime if I can help you.
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GeorgeX Premium
Hi there Rich, nice to meet you! I tried to do network marketing with several different companies, all with the same result. Failure!
I definitely believe that you can make it work using the WA tools, and the community here is out of this world!
Thanks for the follow, I am following you back and forward to our success here at WA!
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Rich!
Thanks for following me!
You have got the right attitude - just go on and not to give up. I have also had my MLM-experiences. Happy I did'nt dive into it too deep - found out about WA just about the right time.
Wish you success in the online business and a great time here at WA.

:-) Pernilla
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RDoren Premium
Nice to meet you Rich. I had a friend named Ed Brennan and I know that Brennan is a common Irish name, but all the same it brings back memories of an inspiring and comforting gentleman that has passed away. Your MLM experience hits home with me because I too have squandered time and money with those sharks. Work at this WA project and you will be able to learn so much about on line marketing. Thanks for the follow. Followed you back. Bob
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Powerhousevi Premium
Honoted to follow and humbled to be followed herein @ WA RIch. Hopeful all is well with you and yours.

I'm relatively new so the only advice I have going forward is to 'use the tools.' If you build it they will come.

I like your focus on positive personal development. Those who've overcome challenges are the best at building others. Wisdom can't be taught nor learned - only experienced.

Be Well, Be Safe, & Be YOU! I remain ...

... Earnestly, DJ
PowerPillarsV
https://powerpillarshealthysummits.com
(site & pages are works in progress)
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RWB Premium
Hello Richard, Nice meeting you here. Hope WA is serving you well. It's definitely the place to be to build a real, honest, online business. Stay focused and be patient and the sky is the limit. Thanks for following me. I'm now following you as well.

I wish you all the best,

Randy B
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Powerhousevi Premium
Honored to follow you Rich and humbled you're following me herein @ WA. Let's rock this place, what do you say? I rather like what I've seen, read, and encountered thus far.
Be Well, Be Safe, & Be YOU! I remain ...

... Earnestly, DJ
PowerPillarsV
https://powerpillarshealthysummits.com

(site & pages a work in progress)
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RichBrennan Premium
Your site's looking good so far, DJ :-)
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kvimont Premium
Hi Richard, and thank you for adding me to your network of friends!
Welcome aboard the best place in the world to achieve any and all of your goals for success here at WA. Hope things are going well for you here and Best wishes on your journey, I'm looking forward to following your success.
Kim
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks, Kim. Great to connect with you :-)
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peggym1 Premium
Thank you for following me. I fellinto the same scams for making money on line. Received no help from anyone. All they did was take my money and did`nt make any either. This is this place to be. You will receive help from and training here. Great place. Good luck with your business.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Rich, thank you for the follow, I am now following you! It's good to see you here at Wealthy Affiliate, you have came to a great place to learn about Internet marketing and making money online. I wish you every success here and by reading your very interesting profile, I believe you will be very successful! I look forward to reading your blog posts and networking with you.

All the best to you Rich, Roy.
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Rich, Thank you so much for following back. I reckon this is the best place where we can learn and increase your exposure on IM. The training and tutorials are top notches 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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J0nathanB Premium
Hi Rich,

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. 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.

Cheers,

Jonathan
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Marcel92 Premium
Hello Rich and welcome to our Wealthy Affiliate community.
You are in good hands here with all kinds of training and people always ready to help out with your online journey.
Thank you for following.

Wishing you the very best with your online journey.


My profile page - https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/marcel92

>>>> A simple act of caring creates an endless ripple that comes back to you..

In Friendship


Marcel...
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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks for the kind welcome, Marcel. Nice to connect with you.
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Marcel92 Premium
You are very welcome, Rich.

Marcel..
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AfqmBiz Premium
This is my appreciation message to all community members that willing to spare your ample time just to following me together networking under WA.

I wish all the best in your 2017 journey and beyond!

Keep it up and Welcome aboard! :)

*P/S: Glad to being able to send out my message to every following friend Dashboard Page on my networking. I take this opportunity to briefly know each and everyone. Hopefully I can remember all :)
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RichBrennan Premium
Many thanks. Nice to meet you :-)
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
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. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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DKretzman Premium
Hi! My name is Donna. I too have been through the scams and I also aspire to be a successful online entrepreneur. Best of Luck. Keep in touch. I've heard that slogan several times by one of the programs I did work with for a short period. He used to sign off with "See You At The Top" also. Keep in touch . Donna
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Richard and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you mention the RAF I'm taking it for granted you live in the UK.
You will find there are quite a few Brits here so feel free to look us up.
Since you joined you will surely have realized that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 290+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me so thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember - get involved.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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RichBrennan Premium
Thank you, Robert. Great to connect with you. Yes, I am in the UK. I live in Oswestry in Shropshire. Great to see plenty of Brits on here, your good self included. I'll certainly be checking out your posts as I progress through the programme. Thanks again for your kind welcome and for following me back.
Kind regards
Richard
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Loes Premium
Hello Richard,♫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 made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also 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 right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). 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 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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RichBrennan Premium
HI Loes
Many thanks for your kind reply and for the great information.
I've no doubt I'll be making use of it throughout my WA journey.
Great to connect with you :-)
Kind regards
Richard
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Loes Premium
Thank you, have a great WAekend
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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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RichBrennan Premium
Thanks, Kyle.
I've got a few niche ideas in mind for the longer term.
Right now, the way forward for me is the Affiliate Bootcamp.
By the end of 2017 I intend to be fully up and running with both!
Kind regards
Richard
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XrissyBoros Premium
hello there :)
Good morning and welcome to WA family. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do . I am sure you will learn many things following the training.
If you have any question or you need any help just ask. I or another member of the community will be here for you.
I wish you good luck with your work here and looking forward for your progress.
have a nice and productive day and again, nice to meet you :)
Now...back to work
Cristina
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RichBrennan Premium
Hi Cristina
Thank you for the very kind welcome message.
So nice to hook up with so many positive, friendly people on here. Wishing you the very best of success :-)
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PIECES-OF-ME Premium
Greetings Rich and welcome to WA! I can totally relate to the procrastination statement as I, too struggle with that but with such a positive and helpful community here at WA....one can only be encouraged and exited to press forward, reach out, and achieve the success we all endeavour to attain. Much success to you!

Blessings!
Alicia
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RichBrennan Premium
Many thanks for the very kind welcome, Alicia.
Always nice to hook up with positive, like minded people especially those with experiences similar to my own.
Wishing you all the success you deserve :-)
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