About RonnyG
Joined December 2007
I started My journey right here at Wealthy Affiliates in January of 2008. What a journey it has been. I can say it is unlikely the I would have accomplished much with out the luck of finding WA.

My first real money came in building sites for small business throughout the mid west. I would prebuild these sites...get them ranked and then rent them to business in that niche (Siding Wichita KS). Much more to the in's and out's of this later.

To add the the portfolio I then had a company build me a ticket site. Like sports and concerts events...That worked well once I figured out how to get traffic! http://bigwarehousetickets.com,

Now days I build small easy to rank for niche sites that don't take much backlinking.

Just had my 70th birthday so maybe will retire when I turn 80 :-)...

I play some golf and do veggie gardening...not as much golf as i used to...

For anyone that is starting in IM'ing my best advise is do "Something" every everyday...stay focused...and do your Internet business before you read your emails...

After all this time here at WA have not been very good a taking part in the community..I am changing that...I hope over the next years to be a contributor here.

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Twinsmother Premium
Welcome to WA Premium, RonnyG. Good we need dedicated contributers. I am trying to do that myself. So success to us all.
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LunaVC Premium
Thanks for the follow Ronny! I have added you to my network. I wish you success in your business. See you around.
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KyraMenelik1 Premium
Hi Ronny. Happy belated BirthDay. Good advice there. Thanks! Wishing you all the best. How is your veggie garden doing?
Kyra
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gmegs Premium
Glad to hear you like golf too!
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TopAchiever Premium
Lots of gold nuggets to pick up in your advice to others here! Thank you for the opportunity to connect with you! :-)
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Hey Ronny, what are some of the sites you've built??
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The niches I pick are coffee and cream and health and sports nutrition. Are these good niches to start with? I have never sold anything on the web before, I no prier experience. Can I still become affiliated with these products on the web with no experience at. I need feed back on this.
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Sajan Premium
sajanponnappa7(at)gmail(dot)com
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Sajan Premium
Hi Ronny,

Can you pls ping me your email id,so that i can send? i am activating paypal,it will take 5-6 working days(i cant PM you since im not yet premiuim member).

(im not able to include links also,so)

Thanks and Regards
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Sajan Premium
not able to send my id
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RonnyG Premium
Just send my your email address...and I will reply to it..
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filiciawillson@gmail
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Sajan Premium
Hi Ronny,

Im stuck in choosing niche(have many in mind)...

For now can i proceed with Affiliate bootcamp program???is it the right step?

Pls help me
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RonnyG Premium
Good Question....Bootcamp is a great course; BUT...I believe it is difficult for someone that has no earnings or experience with making money online to be successful with that niche! However there are exceptions.

I will be glad to help you pick a niche that you will have a better chance to be successful with. So answer the following questions to give some background about you. I notice you love playing hockey...That could be a great niche...

1. Tell me about your educational background
2. What job experience do you have. give as much detail as to length of time and degree of success
3. Tell me about the depth of experience with hockey
Other hobbies that you have passion for.
4. Any other life experiences or passions you have.
5. How old are you...married...kids etc...
6. Of all things what do you love the MOST!

If you don't want to answer these publicly just PM me...
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DUG1 Premium
Hey RonnyG

Just read your profile, I have not been here very long i`m hoping my journey takes a similar route to yours, as it happens I have been asked to do a couple of web sites for local businesses any advice would be very helpful, I take on board about doing work before reading emails as yes its so easy to get side tracked (My worst fault at the moment) i`m finding it very hard to keep on track, I look forward to reading more from you in the community good luck.
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hey ronny i was just wondering if its possible to make a good income via starter account as i am low on funds? i am so very new to this world hope all works out so far so good will upgrade when i get the oppertunity

kind reguards damian
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Damian...It is very possible...You can build 2 free websites and have 2 free sub-domains...You can have access to the first two Classrooms...

the information in the two courses..."Wealthy Affiliate Online Entrepreneur Certification" and the "Boot camp"...both have 10 lessons...Is more than most paid courses...It is really good stuff.

The boot camp though it is on the surface isgiving lessons how to promote WA...The lessons could apply to other niches...just do some thinking and you will see how it could apply to any other niche

If your are not past the 7 days you can get one more month I think for $19...

When you say low on funds that could be you complete broke and are almost homeless...you might think how much the membership is per day...Maybe there is a way you could do without something like cable TV...or buying sodas or junk food...

I can only say for several semesters in school I ate potatoes, rice and beans...Once in a while I was able to get a can of Spam and that made me smile...So I have been in your shoes. So when that low on funds it should build a fire to never be in that situation again....

If I can help just give me a shout.
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Hi Ronny, Thank you for the feedback. So far, I have taken action a have a couple of things started. Great to connect.
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RonnyG Premium
You are most welcome...
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Rick Jantz Premium
Thought i was following you, fixed that now :) Always enjoy reading your comments in Chat and posts, etc.
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RonnyG Premium
Ya thanks Rick....kinda interesting that when you are in chat you go to the persons profile to get some info on who you are talking to :-)
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HI Ronny, thanks so much for the advice on finding a niche! I did a search per your recommendation and did find info on job search, resumes, etc. Thank you so much. I have only been involved with WA for just one day and so far everyone here is amazing. I truly appreciate your help.
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RonnyG Premium
Tammy you are most welcome...Yes Wealthy Affiliate is the real deal... it is a true community of folks that like what they do and want others to enjoy a bit of the good life.

If you need help just ask.
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Rodriguez Premium
hey Ronny....I received an email stating that you left a comment for me in the "Online Entrepreneur Certification - Getting Started (Level 1)". I clicked on the linked (from my email) and I don't see your comment. The link takes me to the main page which only contains reviews. So I'm not sure which one of my posts you commented on. Thanks.
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RonnyG Premium
Yes I did...and u will find it by going to the online entrepurneur certification course and then scroll to your comment about your niche...Photography....then you will see my comment about your niche...here is a copy of the comment

Hey Nic...Photography is a GREAT niche...so as you know it must be narrowed down to a sub niche...I just did a quick gog search and here just the first few..

Aerial From a plane, helicopter, balloon or other airborne device.
Adventure, Action Adventure sports, daring feats, etc.
Amateur Any type of photography practiced by non-professionals.
Animal, Pet Pets and their relationships with humans. Note that the human content is often as important as the animal.
Architecture, Real Estate The art of making property appear attractive. Often involves panoramic photography.

I used the search term... types of photographers..

Also to find affiliate programs just do a search like the...photography + affiliate programs

you can change the words before the + sign to get other affiliate programs...if u need more help just ask..

P.S. Don't forget you can sell all types of equipment that is used in photography..
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jaiona99 Premium
Hi Ronny, happened to stumble onto one of your posts. Impressive profile! I hope to gain success here at WA, though I'm still trying to figure out my niche.
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Jaion thanks....If you ever get stuck just give me a shout..
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I'm very glad to have met you Ronnie. I enjoy meeting up with long-standing members on here to hear their stories, etc. Daniel
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RonnyG Premium
Ya wish Travis would drop in once in a while....You remember him?...he was the original Bum Marketer....If I had his money I would burn mine...:-)
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Yes. Travis is one of the first people through which I discovered WA. I think I originally signed up through him but wanted to be under Marcus' roster, so I had that switched.
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geoffharris Premium
Thanks for your comment Ronnie. You are a long way ahead of me so I shall follow you with interest. Geoff
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TravelHacker Premium
Wow! Sounds like here is one place I can definitely learn the ins and outs, do and don't of internet marketing. Looking forward to following you...
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ferns4733 Premium
Why is that my comments are getting erased....is it because the premium membership???
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RonnyG Premium
you did not say where you posted your comments...so I don't know...how long have you been a free member|?
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ferns4733 Premium
How can I communicate with members ....is this the only way. Just curious...Cheers
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ferns4733 Premium
How do we communicate is this the only way or am I missing something.....If I want to get some info is this the way or we can talk in another arrea.....Cheers
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Rexton... If you have questions it is best to go to the Classroom and post your question there...There is also the Discussion that is good to get quick answers...and of course you if the question is for me...here is just fine...But i think the Classroom is prob better...
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ferns4733 Premium
I am new here...RonnyG and I would like to follow you. I am not a premium member as yet but planning to become one soon. You are very active in the dashboard and I will need all the help that I can get as I am new to ....the whole thing...cheers,
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leeworld13 Premium
did u get it ronny
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RonnyG Premium
Yep just sent you a msg on skype
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Cena I looked at Grammarly and it looks like you can copy and past your article in there with out download...I have not used it but if it is free then give it a try and let us know if it works well..
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jrobinson Premium
sorry for replying in this comment but i couldnt reply to the other one i guess because im not a premium member yet. But yea, the commission seems unreal and a scam but it isnt. i been with this company since january and thats kind of what brought me to this site to generate more leads. I've gotten commissions and really thats all i needed to realize it wasn't a scam. Hope this helps.
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cena1975 Premium
Hi Ronny need some help from you. I use http://paperrater.com/ to check for spelling and grammar mistake. I confrim is zero mistake and paste it on SA. SA also show no red or green underline mistake but article is rejected twice because of grammar error.
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Cena...I think for you the best place to go for Editing and Proofreading would be to go to Fiverr http://fiverr.com you can get it done for $5 U.S.

Use only the top rated gigs there...You can get 3000 words proofread for the $5 dollars..

I don't do editing and proofreading...Sorry.
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cena1975 Premium
Hi Ronny. Thanks once again for help I will check out http://fiverr.com. Not sure if I down load www.Grammarly.com will it be useful?
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mmattm29 Premium
Hey Ronny can you help me with verifying my site? I cant seem to know where to add the meta tag. Thanks!
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RonnyG Premium
Sorry not enough information to know what you want to verify? I would like to help so send me some details...Thanks
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mmattm29 Premium
i got it :)
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what do you think of actually stocking and selling the items to keep the whole profit myself? It seems like more work in some ways, but also more money.
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RonnyG Premium
I say keep it simple whenever possible...but like any other business decision you got to run the numbers...

I think you will easily have more net profit from just being a affiliate either for Amazon or others. The amount of money you can earn from affiliate marketing is huge. And almost all of the work is building websites and getting content on them using proper KW's. It really is a simple business model...it takes work but it is simple and easy to manage.

If you take advantage of all the material that is here at WA you can make it happen.
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My Dad always told me not to be penny wise and pound foolish...He was a smart man. On Fathers Day I remember Him...

Happy Fathers Day Dad.
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I have this idea for a website where I promote spirituality books that I have read. This site would be completely unique because nobody will have read all of exactly the same books. I will write reviews for these books, have a personal blog, pictures of my life journey etc. I will also offer items that can create a meditative space i.e. candles, meditation tapes etc. Is this too broad? Just curious
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RonnyG Premium
Sure that will work just fine...use some type of a brand name for your url..

You could become an affiliate for Amazon and then you could also promote books that you haven't read but have researched....Also promote other items like Family Bibles and the list goes on and on...There are many related items that you can promote...

You can find affiliate programs by typing in google search...affiliate programs +( and then the Keyword...) like this...affiliate programs + family Bible...or anything that comes to mind...
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forshey Premium
Saw you in live chat and thought I may need your help sometime in the future!
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RonnyG Premium
Sure NP just let me know if u get stuck...
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mmattm29 Premium
hey ronny if you have a second I was wondering if you could take a look at my first post and give me any tips. Let me know and Ill PM you the link. Thanks :)
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RonnyG Premium
sure..send it
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mmattm29 Premium
sent it :)
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RonnyG Premium
Is this your first site?...I think it is fine. here is a review site of Kyles that you could use as a template of sorts...It is really a great way to do a review..

http://waystoavoidscamsonline.com/wealthy-affiliate-review-my-unique-take

Take note of the entire site...it is laid perfect...notice how he has other reviews in this site and also other pertinent articles that fit in nicely together...

Also notice how the images are displayed down the right side....any time you are stuck on how to do a review site this is the site to study..

As for you article it is good...but it could be better...I am still going back and changing content from sits 4 or 5 years old.

Any more questions just ask...

hope this helps RG
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mmattm29 Premium
Thanks! this was exactly what i was looking for
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excaliba Premium
Thanks for the follow Ronny. And the kind comment. I like your profile and your vote of confidence in WA. I have been here for about 2 weeks - and the best thing for me is the support/community that reinforce the good habits being promoted (like your advice up there --- a little bit every day). Cheers.
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RonnyG Premium
After I rented to a business the site would have their company info on the site...their phone number and other company info..

I would look at it once a month and if it slipped in rank I would add content or in those days we used backlinks...by writing articles and what ever it took to be #1 or as close as I could get it to #1..

There was nothing great about these sites...just kinda plain Jane... they were just wordpress sites...

Most customers would probably only see the site once or twice...

My thought was that if some one needed siding...all they really wanted was a phone # so they could talk to a live person and set an appointment for someone to come out and take a look at the job and give a free estimate...

Just like you are learning here...the niche is the persons needing window repair...the the product is the company that does window repair.

I was paid because I had pages that ranked for different KW that had to do with window repair. Company's wanted those customers to call them...Very simple..

I was doing this before there were courses on how to do this kind of marketing

I think I got the idea from Travis of Bum Marketing fame...He wrote about it after his first Wealthy Affiliate trip to Las Vegas... It was when I was brand new...

Travis has gone on to become a millionaire and me I make a few bucks...Back in the old day Travis was a big contributor here at WA...
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mmattm29 Premium
*not sure if im supposed to make a new comment, reply to mine, but I cant seem to find a reply button to your comment* ok I got it, so would you rent it out just after the site was complete or wait until it gained some traffic to show them and then rent it. and at that point would it be a walk in into the store and hope they say ok?
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RonnyG Premium
First I would get it to rank high in the serps...like 1-2-3...I would then drop my 800 # number on the site...when I would get a call from a person wanting window repair

...I would do a quick search for that city for window repair company's...I would call then and give them a free lead...and of course I would call back in a day or two to see how the lead worked out...

I would then see if they wanted to rent my site so they could get the calls coming to their business phone...
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RonnyG Premium
i am going to make a blog post on this soon and will give more details on how to do it.
But really most pf it is here in this post...let me know if you get stuck...
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mmattm29 Premium
ok so 800 number as in your personal number? and would the site be about general window repair and then they call saying what city they are from, you find the window repair in that city and give them the lead and update the site to that specific city? i assume there is a possibility that nothing can happen after a lead and i would have to tray again
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RonnyG Premium
The 888 number is mine...but anyone can get one...

The site content would be about window repair for that city...

Someone that needed window repair would be doing a google search..
They would see my ad and call me...I would get their info...like what the needed, address, phone number.

then call a window repair company in that city and give them a free lead.

yes if the window company didn't want to rent my site...the next time |I got a call I would give it to a different contractor. I would do that till some one paid me..
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mmattm29 Premium
ohh ok got it. and for the site, is it a site you would keep updating with posts or just a nice looking site that has everything laid out and customers would always be looking at the same content and calling if they wanted.
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mmattm29 Premium
Hey Ronnie, Thanks for checking out my profile. What do you mean though by "building sites for small business throughout the mid west". Is that you building websites specific to one company, lets say an electronics store, and directing customers to that store/site only? THanks.
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RonnyG Premium
I built a site like: Window repair St Louis...then built a site window replacement Souix City...and did that many different times and cities...I think I built about 40 sites...maybe a few more or less. I then rented each sit out to a business owner in that city who did that kind of business.
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Meadow Breeze Premium
Hi Ronnie, your page is very inspirational, I hope we can connect with WA! You did a nice job with the website. http://bigwarehousetickets.com Best of Luck Ronnie
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JaredM Premium
Thanks for the comment on my blog! I checked out your website. Very nice!
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splashduck Premium
Hi Ronny, I'm Robbie, nice to meet you and thank you for following me. I read your profile comments. You've been around here for some time and sounds like you've found successful methods for making an income.

I've earned a little income doing keyword research for folks but it's not taking off like I hoped it would. I suppose I must just keep trying and be consistent. If you would ever like me to do some keyword research for you I'd be happy to help out.

Hope the golf and gardening is going well. Robbie :)
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kaliinozarks Premium
I am following you Ronny. You seem to have the right stuff.

Kali
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RonnyG Premium
Hey Kal...OK a Royals fan...OK maybe this is the year... The I 70 series was a long time ago...but what a series it was....
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kaliinozarks Premium
I was lucky enough to go to several games of the I-70 series. I've just not been too impressed since then. After moving to the Ozarks, everyone here seems to be a Cardinals fan, so maybe I need to switch. My favorite team of all time is the Cubs, maybe I just like the underdogs.

Think about it from a business perspective though, you have a horribly losing team that is just the favorite of all the Chicago people. This just goes against everything I learned in school about business. Maybe I just like Chicago as a city. Who knows.

Kali
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Hudson Premium
Hi there, thanks for the follow. Only 68 this week so not nearly as young as you,
Regards
Hudson.
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RonnyG Premium
If you don't catch me ...that means I still tickin!
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Frets Premium
Hi Ronny ... just wanting to hook up with others in the STF club. Let's do this!
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RonnyG Premium
Hey this STF club is going to be fun and show everyone how build a successful campaign and just "rinse and repeat"

TTL RonnyG
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mcstir Premium
C'mon add a pic and write something in here!
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