About Roybretton
Joined November 2014
Updated 9th April, 2018

I am from the United Kingdom and live in a village in North West Essex about 55 miles outside central London, we are not far from the Suffolk border, it's a beautiful place to live! In fact, there are more trees than people!.I have been involved with agriculture, horticulture and forestry work for much of my life and I have been working online since 2007.

I started researching the Internet back in 2004 and purchased many scam products that didn't actually do what they said they would! However, I did learn a lot throughout the process and some of the products did work okay, but it certainly cost me a lot of money! In fact thousands!

I had my first moneymaking website, built back in 2007, it was a Google AdSense site mainly, but I also had some affiliate links which were dramatically increased as time went on. I actually made a sale the very first day that the website went live, which is always very encouraging. Within a very short time, I was earning a monthly three figure sum from Google AdSense, the power of the Internet never fails to amaze me.

The power of the Internet has always fascinated me and I find it amazing how we can connect with so many people that only a few years ago, it would have been totally different; what takes one week now would have probably taken a lifetime only a few years ago!

I am looking forward to being part of this membership site, I also belong to another membership site, where I have been a member for about four years. (I'm no longer a member of this particular site, just a member of Wealthy Affiliate now!) I like the idea of being able to stay up-to-date with Internet marketing and technology, it's great to be able to ask a question and to hopefully answer some questions. I'm looking forward to being part of Wealthy Affiliate and growing my Internet business, which I eventually want to be working full-time.

My interests include countryside, music, reading, walking and much more, I am also part of a large Bible believing Pentecostal church in London, where I also attended their Bible school. I have a strong faith and have been privileged to have seen the miraculous many times.

I recently started a new off-line business which I started from scratch, I literally had no work, but within eighteen months my income has skyrocketed. The reason I'm saying this is because a lot of the principles taught in Wealthy Affiliate have helped me achieve my success.

If you're reading this and you are new to Wealthy Affiliate, please go through the training step-by-step, I learnt the hard way and expensive way, but if you go through the videos step-by-step, ask questions and take action, you will be successful.

I have made some great connections here at Wealthy Affiliate and it is a great pleasure and privilege to hear about the success stories and watch people grow their business.

I have also been very privileged to have found an excellent Webmaster over seven years ago who has been a great help and became a very good friend. We have done quite a few projects together and will be doing many more in the future.

Please feel free to connect with me on social media and here at Wealthy Affiliate.

Thank you for reading.

Roy
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Wayne66 Premium
Good evening, and greeting from Western Canada, Roy. thanks for adding me to your network. Pleased to have you as part of mine as well. You are the second Brit I have Followed today.

I hope all is well and your dreams have come true. All the best as you continue this journey and I look forward to connecting from time to time.

Wayne
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Wayne, thank you for connecting, I do appreciate it. I believe that you come from a great country Wayne, I have visited Canada once, we just crossed the border into Canada to see the Niagara Falls, they were amazing!

I look forward to connecting with you and wish you every success with your online journey.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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TommyVTE Premium
Hi Roy, thanks for the follow as a newbie it's great to get so many experience followers where you can get support from when getting stuck.
Still busy in the second part of my training and setting up the basics of my site and blogs.

Good luck with all your business goals.

Tommy
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rahatrock Premium
Since I'm new to affiliate marketing I'm trying to do as suggested (you suggested this as well), and follow the training step by step. I haven't read many members "stories" because I'm focused at the task at hand. I read yours and I'm glad I did because hearing your success is real encouragement for someone like me. I appreciate the follow and thanks for sharing your story -Much Success!!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Rahat for connecting with me, I'm glad that my words have helped you, it's always good to encourage each other. I hope you are doing well with the training and I look forward to hearing about your success stories.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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GauravGaur Premium
Hi Ray, Thanks for the following.
I am following you back. Its a great motivation at WA when we receive the following mail from an Ambassador. We get to learn a lot and be in the ongoing thread to understand current hot topics. Being newbie, that's great... WA community is excellent.

Warm Regards,
Gaurav Gaur
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CJardin Premium
Nice to meet you Roy and learn more about your previous ventures. It's lovely to read about your experience with building a site back in 2007 when technology took time and patience for most. Now we have WA, and completely agree with your assessment about doing ALL the training here to achieve your personal success! Look forward to reading some of your posts and see that you've been here since 2014, and have done some great work with your many posts! All the best to you~
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to comment on my profile Carrie, I do appreciate it. It is amazing how things change so quickly in the Internet marketing world, I'm so grateful to be on a platform like Wealthy Affiliate, I will probably be a lifetime member!

I look forward to connecting with you Carrie and I wish you every success in what you are doing.

Roy
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Hi there Roy
Many thanks for the follow and I have added you as well.

It is encouraging to see another Follower of the Gospel on WA and I believe that our faith is what makes things happen in our lives.
Congratulations on your successful walk with WA and I wish you all success in the future.
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jimroberts54 Premium
Thank you for that very inspiring message Roy! It makes me feel that we have both traveled down the same road at some point. I have yet to see any money from my efforts, but I am not giving up until I do. I wish you all the luck in the world with your businesses , both online and off.
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Coucka Premium
Hi Roy,
Thanks for the follow. It is nice to see people from other countries other than America and Canada.
I am orginally from the UK migrated to Australia in 1965.
I see you are an Ambassador which is great.
I am a rookie and I am glad to see you in my network.

All the best Coucka
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Urlaina Premium
Hi Roy!

Thank you so much for adding me to your network. I've added you to mine as well.

You have a very impressive and inspiring profile. Yet another example of how hard works pays off. And congratulations, by the way, on all your successes thus far! I hope you experience many more!

Best wishes!

Kris
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dpanic63 Premium
Hello Roy

Yes a lot of the online up and coming professionals have it a LOT easier with the WA Platform, but having some "WEB Masters" to drawn upon along the way softens the learning curb and hopefully less expensive mistakes.
Thanks for reaching out Roy and will follow you back, would like to wish you continued success going forward.
Cheers from Canada.
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VenaS Premium
Hi Roy:

I've read your very impressive bio profile & would love to connect with you. This is indeed a great community with endless opportunities for growth, development & success as proven by many.

Congratulations on all your efforts & continued success in all undertakings.

Thanks for the follow & back to you.

Vena.
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HavenJames Premium
Thanks for the follow Roy. Given your background in Agriculture, Forestry, and Horticulture, I may have as many questions for you about that as I do about affiliate marketing.

My fiancé and I are beginning a pasture-based farming endeavor. I have a bit of background in the veterinary field and raising livestock, but I have a lot to learn in the horticulture and forestry department.

We have around 200 total acres, 80 hectares, with about 15% of that currently in usable pasture. The plan is to open up quite a bit more for grazing using an agroforestry model. Something I have researched quite a bit, but we're near the point where we have to execute some of these ideas.

It is exciting, but when you make a mistake cutting trees, it takes awhile to regrow the mistake.

Best of Luck to you, and I will be following you closely.

Cheers,
Haven
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Haven,

Thank you for connecting with me, I do appreciate it. It sounds extremely interesting in what you are doing, agriculture has always fascinated me! As we know, farming practices are different all over the world, which makes it even more interesting.

It's great that you want to run the two businesses side-by-side, I believe that this could work well.

Enjoy your day and kindest regards,

Roy
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VeronicasLuv Premium
Greetings,

I appreciate you adding me to your network, Roy.

I find it interesting when people state how many years they had been researching online businesses; I never did. Perhaps, I always thought that was only for the "techies". How incredible that we have access to a platform where the techie and newbies can all live in harmony!

All the best to you, Roy.
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PaulE1 Premium
Hi Roy,
Thanks for the follow. Interesting Bio, Roy. I look forward to reading more of your blog and training.
I'm based in the Isle of Man. My goal is to have a viable affiliate website up and running by my retirement in three years time.
All the best,
Paul
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Paul, thanks for taking the time to comment, I do appreciate it. I do think is amazing what can be achieved on the Internet from the comfort of our own home.,

I think you have a great plan and idea Paul, I still have an off-line business which I enjoy, but as I get older I probably won't want quite so much physical work, as much as I like being outside. I plan to do go the same way, Paul.

I wish you every success and I look forward to connecting with you along the way, I'm here to help if you need anything.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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LindaRose1 Premium
Hi Roy,
I read your bio and it's very encouraging. I appreciate you sharing some of your experiences along with encouragement. Thank you for adding me to your network. I have added you to mine. I look forward to hearing more about your successes, especially here at WA.

To your success!
Linda
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Linda, thank you for taking the time connect with me and to comment on my profile, I do appreciate it. I'm glad you found my profile encouraging, I want to be an encourager and to help others move their business forward. I know and understand the power of the Internet and what can be achieved when we put our mind to something and focus!

I wish you every success and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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Jasser Premium
Hi, Roy. Thanks for connecting with me. Read your bio and interesting story you have. I hope I will get to experience the success of getting some sales. I have learned a lot in here but finding it hard to write content on a regular basis.
But I'm still here :)

Wish you lots of success and happiness.

Cheers
Jasser
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Jasser,

Thank you first follow me back and for reading my bio, the power of the Internet never fails to amaze me. I believe we have more opportunities to make money on in than ever before, this is such a privilege!

I think probably the majority of us struggle to write content, but I believe once we get into the routine of writing content and doing it on a regular basis it becomes much easier.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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JamesBoughey Premium
Thanks Roy.
I also live in the UK in a village in Leicestershire. I have written four books which I hope to sell as an affiliate merchant plus on Amazon.
I hold two degrees and was an army medic for over thirteen years.
I am now confined to a wheelchair but have a wonderful family (my son lives in London and works in real estate in Chelsea).

I wish you all the best and I will follow your progress with interest.
All the best.
Jim
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Jim, it is great to connect with you, it looks like you have had an interesting life, I have just been reading your profile! I'm glad that you appreciate the English countryside, there are some absolutely amazingly beautiful places in the UK. My wife comes from Greece and although they have beautiful seas and weather, it's still not quite like the beauty of the UK!

I'm sorry to hear that you are in a wheelchair Jim, but at least it sounds like you are making the most of life and Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to network with people and to potentially help you promote your books, it sounds like a perfect opportunity to me.

I wish you every success Jim in what you're doing and I really look forward to connecting with you and wish you huge success in selling your books.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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JamesBoughey Premium
Many thanks Roy.
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jacobkf12 Premium
Hi Roy, Thank you for the following. I will also follow you. Your story is fascinating. I also like the fact that you talk openly about your faith which is not very popular here in the UK. Hopefully I will connect with you and learn more from your experiences. All the best.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Jacob, thank you for taking the time to comment and to follow me, I do appreciate it. I've just been reading your profile and it is great to see that you are a pastor, you probably have one of the hardest jobs in the world, but at the same time its is great to be able to help people. I used to be part of Kensington Temple Church in London, it's a great church, I also attended their Bible school, which was a great privilege. My faith means a lot to me and as the Bible says, "only believe"!

I would really like to encourage you to go through the training here at Wealthy Affiliate and to take action along the way. The principles taught here really do work and like any business, we have to work, off-line or online but I believe that all things are possible for those who believe, but we have to take action too.

All the best to you Jacob and please feel free to contact me anytime.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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apache1 Premium
Hi Roy

Thank for the follow appreciated.
I certainly agree with you in a part of your comment for new members and that is to follow the lessons given step by step I too learnt the hard way by skipping a few parts only to find out the hard way.
I learnt the hard way as well because I felt that a lesson didn't apply to me so I skip them at the start that was my downfall and took me longer to get back on track


Wishing you continued success going forward.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Andrej,

Thank you for taking the time to comment on my profile, I do appreciate it.

I definitely think going through training step-by-step is the best way forward. I haven't actually gone through the training yet as I started making money on the back in 2007, so I had quite a good idea of what to do before I joined Wealthy Affiliate. I'm in the process of going through the training and it really is excellent training.

I wish you every success and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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apache1 Premium
You are welcome Roy enjoy all before you and wishing continued success going forward.
Cheers
Andre
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laparra1 Premium
Good Morning Roy,

I have not been around much in 2018 and I am sending you a link which explains why. I do not socialize much and only write 1 post a month.
I hope you understand. Thank you for the follow.

Greetings from the south of Spain,Taetske
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Taetske,

I've just read your blog post-Taetske and I fully understand what you're saying.

It sounds like you come from a nice climate in Spain, it's a place where I have not been yet, I live in the UK which is a very beautiful country, especially when the weather is right. My wife comes from Greece, so we are quite privileged to be able to go to the Mediterranean reasonably regularly!

Enjoy your evening.

Roy
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laparra1 Premium
Good Morning Roy,

When I was 16 years old I went to 2 different schools in England.
During this year in the UK, I did visit some places but not as many as I would have liked.
I do know Greece as I worked for 3 months on a Greek cruise ship. I have fond memories of the beautiful islands but not of the captain as he was awful.
In one of my older posts, I told the story of the Spanish priest and the world library. Have a look as unusual and also perhaps helpful documents can be found there. www.wdl.org.
Thank you for the follow, with best wishes.

Regards, Taetske
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Roybretton Premium
Good morning Taetske,

It sounds like you had a really interesting life, the world is a huge place, so it is great that you have had opportunities to visit a few places.

Greece is an amazing country, extremely nice people and beautiful weather, I will be there soon.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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CarmenVelez1 Premium
Hi Roybretton! Its very nice meeting you! Thank you for following me! I will be following you too! I read all your Personal Profile and it is verry impressive!! WA is verry fortunate to have a member Ambassador like you! I feel honored to be in your network! I look forward to working w/you and i wish you a great week! ☺
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Carmen and thank you for the follow, I do appreciate it. I'm glad you enjoyed my profile, I think we all come to Wealthy Affiliate from different backgrounds and experience, but it is good to share our experience and help each other.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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CarmenVelez1 Premium
Thank you Roy! Have a nice day also.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Carmen.

Roy
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Calvinator63 Premium
HI Roybretton,

Reading your profile I would take it that with your agriculture, horticulture and forestry background that you also know a bit or two about Aquaponics. I have a small system up and running I love the fact I can literally walk out my back door and pick fresh organically grown produce. And I also know, the fish I will be eating soon (currently only about 4" long and weighting in at 50-60 g) were raised in contaminate free water. I think eventually one of my niche online websites will be an aquaponic oriented store.

The best of luck to you sir,

Calvin
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Calvin,

Thank you for your interesting comments, Calvin, I do appreciate it! I have to say that Aqua phonics is not something that I know a huge amount about the subject, however, my Webmaster often talks about it as he has an interest in it. I think I could have more of an interest if I had more time, but life is quite busy at the moment, but it may well be something that I will look at in the future.

I am now following you and I look forward to connecting with you.

Enjoy your weekend and kindest regards,

Roy
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heikob Premium
Hi Roy, thanks for the follow as i will do the same. I was delayed due to a compromise in my data cause of a former roommate. I love the UK as i have been many times to London. Great city and even the surburbs are super nice with very friendly people.
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Roybretton Premium
Hi Helko, it's great to connect with you, I'm glad you enjoyed UK, I can't say that I'm a great lover of London, being a countryman, but the UK has some beautiful places, I'm fortunate to live in a village with plenty of green fields around me!

I wish you every success with your new venture.

Roy
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dring Premium
Hello Roy,
Thanks very much for 'following me' on WA. I'm now following you as well. You certainly have an interesting background and have established yourself as an experienced online business professional.

While I have a great deal of business experience, it's primarily in areas other than 'online' related. I'm a Newbie at WA and I'm motivated to learn all I can about affiliate marketing and other online businesses.

I will welcome the opportunity to network with you in the future and offer mutual assistance whenever possible.

Cheers,
Dave
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Dave,

It's great to connect with you and very interesting to hear about your experience in life, I've just been reading your bio.

It's great that you have a lot of business experience and I'm always very keen to connect with people like yourself. Although I have worked for myself for many years, I still feel that I have a lot to learn.

I really look forward to connecting with you and sharing ideas et cetera.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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dring Premium
Hello Roy,

Thanks for your reply. I'm sure that we will be in direct contact again sometime in the near future. I'll be happy to help you in any way possible. In the meantime, I'm going to advance my learning by reading some of your posts. You cover quite a few topics of interest to me. I appreciate you sharing your online business knowledge here on the WA platform.

Have a great day!
Dave
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BradB18 Premium
Hi Roy,

Cheers mate and thanks for the follow.

The internet is just mind-blowing. I compare it to the universe and the terminology "cyberspace" is a classic description and association with the universe.

Roy, I would like to extend my best wishes to you for both your health and wealth and will see you along the journey through WA.

Brad
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your message Brad, I really appreciate it.

I'm glad that you see and understand the power of the Internet, It is absolutely amazing!

Wishing you all the best.

Roy
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BradB18 Premium
Your Welcome Roy
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DavidPadkin8 Premium
Hi ROY
Thank you for the contact .. And big thanks for your posts and Training Much Appreciated ..So pleased to know that there are Pentecostal churches in London. Praise the LORD .
I am new here at WA so big thanks for your Advice re the Training.
I will get back to you when I have Caught up on my Training..
Blessings
David
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Roybretton Premium
Hello David,

Great to hear from another brother in Christ, there are quite a few of us here!

Thank you for your message and compliments, I do appreciate it.

I really look forward to connecting with you.

Incidentally, have you heard of a man called Angus Buchan, I have a couple of his devotional books and the film, "Faith like Potatoes", a great man of God!

Enjoy your day.
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DavidPadkin8 Premium
Hi Roy
Angus Buchan has held a number of huge Prayer days for RAIN
We in the Western Cape are Getting Rain Praise The LORD we still have water rationing though ..
Blessings
David
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alan47 Premium
Dear Roy,
It was great to read your blog and know that you are also a fellow believer. I am still struggling to get my first website off the ground but will continue to persevere with the course. My motivation strengths ebb and flow at times. I would be grateful for any assistance and support in achieving success you and other W.A. are able to offer. Thank you for offering to follow me. I will also offer to help and offer support/guidance where I am able. I need to learn to be more patient and determined in my endeavours.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Alan,

Thank you for taking time to comment on my profile page, I do appreciate it. It's great to hear that you are a believer, there are quite a few of us here.

I think all of us probably suffer from different levels of motivation at times, but I would say is try and do something every day, however small it may be, to try and move your business forward. If you can go through the training, step-by-step, ask questions along the way and take action, you will see progress.

I've been self-employed since 1983 and I know that any business takes time to develop, whether it be off-line or online. So try and be patient, take action and stay positive.

You may find some of my blog posts helpful, which explains part of my journey.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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alan47 Premium
Thanks very much for responding, I have received some quite challenging feedbacks on my current website which I did request but it did make me consider whether I have taken on too much, and need to start afresh with a new website niche.Despite this your words have been very encouraging to me to not give up or feel too overwhelmed by all that is needed to pursue this. I am still learning how to receive all the feedback/comments as " golden opportunities " improve my skills at building a success on-line business and build consistent trust with all my visitors and potential customers. Thanks once again for your interest and support.
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dragonfly10 Premium
Dear Roy,
Good to meet you. We have a lot in common. I live in the county, on a 20-acre hilltop in Eastern WA. I have been writing bits and pieces about my website in my journal for a year.
I currently teach Sunday School to little ones. 7 to 10-year-olds. I have a profound faith that has been my guiding light in life.
I have also Homeschooled all my kids and currently, homeschooling my seven-year-old grandchild. She is the angel in my life. It appears she will be coming to live with us.
I grew up in Switzerland speaking French and German, English is my third Language. I was born in the US and returned to this country for college.
I run a successful insurance business focused on health care for ten years, but found it was taking me away from family life all to often, so I sold it.
I Have spent a year wandering around the internet looking for a home, to set up my website, and another business, online. So many of the forums I found were just plain scummy. Wanting money, then more money, I detected the scams were coming and ran.
I started this journey for extra money for the kids, to help with their college expenses, and I wanted to travel, again. But now I find myself in a situation, where the extra money will be needed. I husband has become gravely ill and is now on dialysis, this has all happen in the last month. The prospect of raising yet another child will require extra money. I have given up my volunteer position with Red Cross And made Wealthy Affiliates a full-time business venture. The decision coming to WA is the best bussiness decision I've made. I love the training, and the community is unbelievable. I am trying very hard to get my first site up and running. I am stuck on menus and widgets. I choose the WordPress theme of "twenty twelve". I want my headers on top. So long story short I picked up a copy of WordPress for Dummies. Which I will be reading tonight.
I didn't mean to talk your ear off; I just felt your sprite and started writing. One of the reasons I love this community.
I look forward to getting to know you
Sandy
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Sandy,

Thank you for taking time to write, I do appreciate it.

I'm very pleased that you have found Wealthy Affiliate, it really is a genuine opportunity and it will teach you how to make money in your particular niche. Like everything, it takes time, so be patient, take action and try and do something every day or at least most days!

You mention that you have some problems with menus and widgets, sometimes you may need to watch a video again or if you get stuck, just ask the question to the community and in normal terms, you will quickly receive an answer.

I wish you every success in your new venture and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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janbey Premium
Hi Roy,
Great to see you here. You've written a great bio, which made for interesting reading. Thanks for adding me to your network.

I wish you well on your continued WA journey and hope you have further success. I'm looking to follow in your footsteps, and have also added you to my network.

I have had a look at a few of your posts and will look at more and leave some comments.

All the best

Age
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for connecting Adrian, I do appreciate it and thank you for taking the time to read my bio.

Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to learn about making money online, there are many successful people here and I believe it is a great place to learn from each other and to help each other.

I look forward to connecting with you and I am also here to help you.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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DenzelSr Premium
Hay Roy.
Just dropped in to see you have had your shear of international
Success through the years and glad you desited to come to
This great Organization.

I like it an hope we can joyen together an be friends thru out
Your juniory a long long time.

So Cheers God's Blessings.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Denzel,

Thank you for the follow, it's great to connect with you! I have just been reading your bio and it makes for very interesting and good reading.

You have came to a great place to learn about Internet marketing and I am here to help you along with many others and I wish you every success in your online journey.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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PSeatts Premium
Hi Roy Thank You For the Follow Along, you will be follow in return. I do hope to visit your country some day. I have seen several movies that were film in and around Essex, and yes from what I have seen it is truly a beautiful place. The movies I saw were seen on the PBC Ch. Great Success to you.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello there, thank you for the follow, I do appreciate it. I'm glad you like England's green and pleasant land, it really is a beautiful place, the world really does have some amazing places.

I wish you every success and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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rizq Premium
Hey Roy

Fellow UK member, Great connecting withing you and thanks for the follow-up. You have an impressive BIO and congrats on your success.

Yes, WA is a great platform and have a fantastic community. Perfect for newbies and struggling entrepreneurs like myself.

I still have a long way to reach the level of success you have and sometimes I feel like I am out of my depth. I so much want to have a breakthrough and quit my job so I can work for myself and be being to help other people.

It takes time to build a solid business, so we have to keep on trying until we make it.

Best wishes
Rabia
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Rabia, thank you for the follow back I do appreciate it.

Wealthy Affiliate certainly is a great community and I wished I had known about this platform years ago when I started back in 2004 researching Internet marketing, it would have saved me a lot of money!

I appreciate that you may feel out of depth, I remember when I had my first website built which was for my off-line business and I knew very little about the technicalities of a website, but over the years we do learn. I would follow the training step-by-step and I believe you will be pleasantly surprised how quickly you can learn things, having the right training is so important and you will receive good training here at Wealthy Affiliate.

Don't forget that you can ask the question to the community and you will find you will, in general, receive an answer very quickly.

Enjoy your day and kindest regards.

Roy
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DavidLabrana Premium
Hello Roy, thank you being my first follower! I am very excited to read that your online experience has lead you to a membership here with the Wealthy Affiliate program! I know I will have so may questions about the program. Many blessing for you, and I wish us both the best of luck.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello David, thank you for the follow I do appreciate it and I feel privileged to be your first follower, I'm sure you will quickly gain more followers!

I would advise going through the training step-by-step, asking questions along the way and taking action. I learned the hard way, I know for a fact that the Wealthy Affiliate training is the best way forward.

I wish you every success.

Roy
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Stella741 Premium
Hi Ron,

This is a very interesting bio,..You are right about consistency in writing...Plan ahead, then be consistent every day.

I was beginning to lag, then made a few commitments for WA, family and myself.

Working together for the common good.

Have a pleasant day and God Bless..

Stella
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Ricargon Premium
Hello Roy

Thank you for adding me to your follow list, I've added you to mine.

Looks like you're someone I need to follow and learn from. There are so many members that have shared awesome information that I haven't seen floating on the internet. This is what makes this platform so amazing.

I'll be scanning and browsing through your lessons and posts soon.

Again, thank you for adding me to your list. It was my pleasure to meet you, Roy.

Be safe and God bless

Rick
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Larry49 Premium
Hello and thanks for the follow. It's nice meeting you. I live in Suffolk County NY. Named after your Suffolk. As you can see by my bio I am in the process of retiring from a business I had for over 35 years and am hoping to make a substantial income online. Having someone like you with your online experience and accomplishments in my network is what will help me accomplish my goals. My online experiences come from MLM businesses I worked thru the years and ads and blogs that brought traffic to my carpet cleaning website. As I meet and follow new people like yourself. at WA, I get more excited about my decision to retire from a business I know extremely well and has been good to me and pursue an online career. Hoping to talk to you soon.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Larry, thank you for taking the time to connect with me, I appreciate it! It's interesting that you live in Suffolk, in the US, I wonder if your Suffolk is as beautiful as the UK Suffolk! The UK Suffolk is a beautiful county, I really love the East Anglian cornfields!

I really believe that you will really enjoy the benefits of Wealthy Affiliate and networking with like-minded people. It sounds like you are well on your way to success Larry, due to the fact of running a business and the various online things that you have achieved.

I would go through the training step-by-step, if you can, although I appreciate that you probably already know quite a bit about Internet marketing. It is still good to go through all the training videos, I haven't as yet, but I want to!

I look forward to connecting with you and I am here to help as much as I can. If you have any questions if you ask a question on the forum, in normal cases, you will very quickly receive a helpful reply.

Enjoy the rest of your day.

Roy.
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Larry49 Premium
Thanks for replying...Sorry for the delayed reply to your reply. Things are hectic here and I might have joined WA a little early. I'm trying to get the time to go through the training.

BTW...I live in Eastern Suffolk on Long Island, New York where there is still farmland and it is beautiful. Unfortunately it is becoming more developed every year. Just east of us is the Hamptons where some of the world's most wealthy live. With my cleaning businesses I served many of them over the years.

I wish you much success in your endeavors with WA and I also look forward to connecting with you and likewise I'm here to help you if I can. God Bless and a successful day.
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Trujunco Premium
Roy, It is a pleasure to read your profile,sir.

I am encouraged by your telling of the stages to your journey and the insight you have been blessed to come way with from them.

"A Life, Built upon faith, centered in nature; gathering complex, charmed by simple; undaunted by challenge, humble to correction...These, the attributes that champion tumultuous fury."

David R.

These are my thoughts while engaging your story and I feel I am
spot on in my observation...but Ahh the final rub...Lol. Great Character, must always hold account...in short and I say this with utmost respect...Be brilliant, Oh Roy!

Kind regards and hopes to friendship, David
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Roybretton Premium
Hello David,

Thank you for reading my profile, you have made some very interesting comments, I very much appreciate it!

I wish you every success with your online venture and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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Gregor1 Premium
Hi Roy,

Thank you so much for the follow! I’m from SA but I’m living way up north in Inverness at the moment. I want this to become my business and income but realize it is going to take some time. I hope to glean from your experience both positive and negative experiences. I too love the Lord and shudder to think where I’d be without Him. All else may fail me but He will remain steadfast till the end!

Cheers for now, Gregor
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Gregor,

Thanks for taking the time to connect and even better, it's great to hear that you are a Christian, there are actually quite a few of us here. Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to connect with like minded people and to learn from each other's experience.

I started researching Internet marketing back in 2004 and I had my first moneymaking website back in 2007. I learnt the hard way, through buying products that didn't actually do what they said on the package, having said this some of them did work and I learnt a terrific amount in the early days.

I will always recommend Wealthy Affiliate to anyone who wants to start an online business, it really is a great place to learn and a great place to connect with people. And I know that the principles work. I have learnt a lot over the years but I have realised that we never stop learning, I ask many questions on wealthy affiliate and I also reply to some questions, it's great to be able to encourage each other.

Looking forward to connecting with you and I wish you every success.

Roy
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FTabrizi Premium
Hi Roy, Congratulations being on your 50 top.
I recently upgraded to premium and already stocked in making content. Very hard for me. I want to focus on my niche which is the accommodation and travel activities in Victoria, Australia where I live in. But, my major question is, if we aim to direct audience through our website to major well known websites and we won't host and do the main job for them?
If so, based on my niche, any ideas you offer I could enhance my content?
Because google found my content as duplicated.
I will appreciate your help friend!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for taking the time to comment Fariba! Regarding your question, I would sign up for the various travel affiliate programs, first of all, I would make sure that you complete the training here at Wealthy Affiliate, you should not be having issues with duplicate content. It is probably a good idea to put your question up on the main forum where you will receive many replies.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Roy!

I'm very happy you connected with me. Thank you so much!
Of course I follow you back.

Yes, England is very beautiful. I visited London twice, and last year my husband and I traveled around in Cornwall. We will definitively visit England again. Love the magnificent gardens and the exciting castles and their history.

You're a member of WA since long. You've got a great experience. I surely can learn a lot from you.

All the best,
:-) Pernilla
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Pernilla, I appreciate the follow back!

I'm glad you liked England and I'm pleased that you were able to visit other places, rather than just London because we do have some amazing countryside and interesting market towns and villages.

I have been working online since 2007 but started researching the hard way in 2004. The amazing thing is that we never stop learning and I really enjoyed being in a community of like-minded people where we can help each other.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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DavidWest Premium
Thanks for following me. WA is like this shiny new thing with lots of mystery. I have struggled to learn the art of writing copy and at 52yo I'm having a hard time with it, had slowed up this week and had some personal coaching about this and really mining into my goals. so I'm off to finish my next post that I have been stuck on. Have found it very easy to do a daily pictorial blog on google plus but I don't think it's a platform to earn money, I presume it will be a funnel.
thanks for listening
Dave West
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Roybretton Premium
Hello David, it is really good to connect with you, I am pleased that you have joined a genuine community of helpful people. There are many successful people here, which we can all learn from.

I would just go through the training step by step, it is a lot of work but it pays off.

Enjoy your weekend,

Roy
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heatherplude Premium
Hi Roy - nice to connect with you - I was reading an post from April 2017 that you wrote about success with classified ads - do you use them for your online business too or just your offline business? I know you are in the UK so things may be different. Just looking for some insight. Thanks in advance for your response.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Heather, it's good to connect with you, I am now following you. At the moment I'm using Gumtree classified ads for my off-line business and they are paid ads, but they are actually working for me. I would like to experiment with using classified ads for my online business. I will try and write a blog post about this when I experiment, although it won't be immediately.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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heatherplude Premium
I appreciate you getting back to me - still looking at possibly doing some classifieds. We will see. If I do it - I will write a blog on my experiment too!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your reply, Heather, it would be good to hear how you get on with your classifieds. I believe that Craigslist in the US is huge, I think we do have it in the UK, but I believe that it is not very popular here, I certainly don't use it.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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SachiKashi Premium
Love your updated bio - I love connecting with people from around the world through WA! I have been wanting to go to London to visit the Queen one of these days, I'll have to hit you up for some tips when I finally get over to your Island. I was raised on a different island - Hawaii, but I live in the San Francisco Bay area in California now. The other thing I would love to do when I get to London is to go to Hillsong Church - I love their worship! Blessings to you and thanks for inspiring this newbie. ;)
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Pamela, thank you for your message, the Internet is an amazing place to meet all sorts of people from around the globe. I hope you are able to come to England one day, it is a beautiful place and I am very privileged to live where I do. I haven't been to ill solve for many years, you may like to try my church, which is Kensington Temple, a large Pentecostal church with great teachings!

I wish you every success in what you're doing and I look forward to connecting with you.

Roy
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fondevilla Premium
Dear Roy. I thank you so much for adding me to your following. As a newbie in internet marketing, I will benefit from your vast wealth of experience. I enjoyed reading your profile. I find it such a great inspiration. I also grew up at the countryside, this side of the planet called Africa. We have perhaps enjoyed the same privileges of countryside life. I hope to interact more with you soon! Wishing you much more success at WA!
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your message Ssemanda, I do appreciate it. I have never been to Africa, but I very much like the African people, the church that I am connected with has a huge number of Africans! I'm glad that you enjoy the countryside, I love the piece and tranquillity.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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fondevilla Premium
Welcome buddy. Once again, its good to meet you here
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Path33 Premium
It was good to read about your struggles and success. I too have fallen for some scam that cost me several thousands of dollars. Lessons learned. It sounds lovely where you live. Unfortunately, we still have snow on the ground. Do you have any thoughts on the best way to use email as a way of building traffic around your website?
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Patricia, thank you for your comment. I think many of us here at Wealthy Affiliate have purchased scam products at some point in our lives. I feel very privileged to live in such a beautiful area, I enjoy watching things grow.

I know that it is very important to grow your email list and it is explained in the training. You may find this video helpful from Jay, here is the link: Enjoy your day.

Roy
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MarkBa Premium
I always enjoy reading about other members, how they have come to be where they are and what their vision is for the future. Yours is no exception Roy.

Incidentally I lived in London for a good few years and loved visiting your neck of the woods. It is a great place for walking which I also love.

Thanks for sharing your inspiring story so far. Wishing you every success ahead.

~Mark :)
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Mark,

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile update, I do appreciate you. I hear you, Mark, as to regard reading other people's profiles, it's interesting to hear success stories and struggles to be fair.

I am glad that you have discovered my part of the world, there are some absolutely beautiful places in the United Kingdom. Every time I drive around or walk across the fields, I see the beauty, whether it be in the middle of winter or springtime.

Wishing you lots of success Mark and I appreciate you taking the time to read my profile.

Roy
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Allwhys72 Premium
Hi Roy great read ! Lovely to meet with someone from the UK like myself, I’m from Nottinghamshire (not as green here unfortunately!) and only just joined. Like you experienced I’ve gone through the ‘scam’ mill too.. but I did learn in the process so not all bad. I came across WA some years ago actually and now I’m kicking myself for not starting earlier. Not to worry though I’m here now and raring to go.. Thank you for inspiring words :-)
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Debbie, get is good to hear from you and good to hear from someone from the UK, there are quite a few of us here. I think there are many people here at Wealthy Affiliate who have learnt the hard way, at least we are in the right place now!

I look forward to connecting with you and I wish you every success.

Roy
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Allwhys72 Premium
Yes definitely feels like the right place..good to hear from you.. speak soon.

Debbie
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LisaTerrel1 Premium
Thankyou for following me back . So nice to meet you . I’m glad I now have you in my Network of lots of awesome people , I also attend Church and am Pentecostal as well . I’ve been here since the end of February so I’ve been here with WA for about a month and a half . It’s so nice to meet with you here wish you Great Success here .

God Bless

Lisa
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Lisa, thank you for connecting with me, I do appreciate it! This fantastic to hear that you are a Christian, there are actually quite a few of us here at Wealthy Affiliate, which is good news! I was lost, but now I have found, big time! Very privileged to have seen the miraculous many times.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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Marcus2020 Premium
Hello Roybretton,
I love your country and stayed there ( a stop before Chrystal Palace by train) for approximately 1.5 yr to get a master in economics and my son got terribly sick ( 1 yr old by that time). I haven't being there since I plan to return as I always had great time in London.
Appreciate your note to be following myself .
Cheers
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Roybretton Premium
Good morning Marcus,

Thank you for your message, it is great to connect with you. I'm glad you enjoyed coming to the UK. I don't know if you've visited other places in the UK or just stay in London? I live outside London fortunately on the Essex and Suffolk border, in a very beautiful village, there are some beautiful places all around the UK. The only problem with the UK is the weather, however it's a fantastic place when the weather is right!

Enjoy your day,

Roy
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Marcus2020 Premium
Roybretton,
I lived in a very , very nice small place as I said 2 train stops from Chrystal palace where neighbors were fantastic. Use to wake up to go jogging daily and the only inconvenience was the rain really.
I enjoy the London spirit .
Take care and
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1Summer Premium
Roy...thanks for the follow, i am adding you to my network....great to read you are a Christian brother...Jesus Christ is my.Lord and Savior and I am not ashamed of.the.Gospel of.Jesus.Christ!
I am new to the WA family...and I can say I have.been blessed with.all the wonderful members here, they.are all just wonderfully.good.people and friends on the same journey of.life and trying to find a decent and honest way to earn.a living ...so may the Lord bless the.work of your hands and continue to prosper you.
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wpwitt2000 Premium
Thanks for the follow, Roy. Am new to WA. You might be able to answer some my questions. Living my home area, Youngstown, Ohio. Was all over the Indian Ocean and South Pacific during my 10 years in the Navy. One my hobbies is Christian Eschatology, ie., study of biblical 'End Times' prophecy. Know allot about that.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello William, thank you for taking the time to comment, I do appreciate it. As for your question, it sounds like a very interesting subject, I have heard John Hagee speak on end times and it really is very fascinating. I don't know vast amounts on the subject, but I do believe the time is getting nearer, quite quickly too! I do think it is very important to find a niche that you are passionate about and it sounds like you are passionate about this niche William. I would go for it, you are passionate about something, it is so much easier to write easily. I can't think of anything worse than trying to write about something that we are not passionate about. I hope this helps.

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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wpwitt2000 Premium
There exist on this internet numerous websites (endtime.com, etc.) and a ton of commentary about this niche. The problem is: they error! I have the inside CORRECT INFO. and could set them all straight! But, it wouldn't MAKE ANY MONEY FOR ME!
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Roybretton Premium
I believe that any time Scripture is extremely interesting and fascinating, but it is a very difficult subject and many people have different opinions! I try not to focus too much on end time teaching, however interesting it may be, the main thing is that we have faith in God and to believe! If you feel that you have good knowledge of the subject, this would bring people to your website and you could monetise it with, for example, Google AdSense, sell books and build from there. Have you been through any of the training videos yet William?

Enjoy your day.

Roy
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wpwitt2000 Premium
Thanks Roy. What you just posted did finally occur to me. A number of good books on this niche could be sold! Brilliant! Books like: The Prophecies Of Saint Malachy, Petras Romanus, etc. But, I would want my theme to look the part. Say, a picture of Pope Frances (biblical false prophet) and a pic of a personification of the anti-christ. It would have to be custom made. Is there a way to do that? Kyle says we have to choose from their themes.
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CarlasGoal Premium
Your bio is very interesting. I have only been at WA since Jan
I love it and looking forward to meeting more and more people from all walks of life. I'm taking a little break from the Certification course but when I get past the next step it is back to work. LOL
Happy Clicking Roy and blessings to your work here at WA

Carla
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your kind words Carla. I'm really pleased that you are enjoying Wealthy Affiliate, keep moving forward and take action along the way and ask questions and you will be successful!

All the best to you and kindest regards,

Roy.
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FeliciaWash1 Premium
Hi Roy, your words are very encouraging. I have always been intimidated by the internet. However, I've decided not to become a dinosaur and dive in. When I came across Wealthy Affiliate I decided to give it a try. Everyone is so positive and helpful. Reading all the questions and comments, I feel less intimidated. I feel part of a community.

Starting this online business is very important to me. It is my intention to quit my day job and work for myself.

Thanks:)
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Roybretton Premium
Hi Felicia,

Wealthy Affiliate is a great place to learn about Internet marketing, if I had found this program earlier in my life, it would have saved me a lot of money. When I first started working online I was buying spam products, not deliberately, I was just eager to learn about Internet marketing.

If you go through the videos step-by-step and ask questions along the way, you will be successful. Just remember that with any business, it takes time to get started and remember that an online business is no different to an off-line business, in respect that it takes time and effort.

Enjoy your weekend.

Roy
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Internetgranny Premium
Good morning, Roy. I just saw your comment on Alan Hocking's post that you are in the UK so I came to connect with you. I am also in the UK.

I didn't apply for Kyle's Super Affiliate programme, but it'll be interesting to read the posts in the evening. Would be really interested to know how many people Kyle has chosen, how he is going to mentor them etc.

Anyway, I am now motivated to go to the training and succeed regardless...

Best wishes from Oxford,
Isabella
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Isabella, thank you for taking the time to comment, I appreciate it! It's great to see you here at Wealthy AffiliateAnd it is great that you want to succeed and you will! I'm now connected with you and I look forward to reading your blog posts etc.I wish you every success with your new venture and may 2018 be your best year ever.

Roy
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alidrus15 Premium
Hi Roy
Sure glad to know you. I am new and I envy your achievements. I hope to discipline myself and catch up with the rest of the WA community. I hope to learn from your experience to achieve my goals and be able to help others in the long run. Thank you Roy.
Regards.
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Roybretton Premium
Hi there, everything takes time, but I am sure that you can catch up, just go through the videos step-by-step, ask questions, take action and you will be successful.

All the best to you, Roy.
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PeterNwosu Premium
Hi thank you for finding me here at WA, i am about one month here as a starter and now a premium member, but it seems as if i've been here here for ages. What an awesome community.

I am following you and hope to learn from you
Thanks
Peter
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for the follow Peter, it's really great to see you here. I wish you every success in what you're doing, it looks like you're making good progress so far. We are all here to help each other, which is one of the many great things about Wealthy Affiliate. I look forward to reading your blog posts and networking with you.

All the best to you Peter, Roy.
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Claudioj Premium
Hi Roy,
Thank you very much for your "like" I love England I was lucky to travel in 1987 in a town called Norwich, I spent a month studying at an English school. I hope in the future to return together with my wife. Now I´m following!
Greetings friend.
Claudio (Argentina)
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Roybretton Premium
Hi Claudio, no problem, it's a pleasure. England is a great country, it has some very beautiful parts and as a countryman and living in the countryside, I really appreciate this. Norwich is a nice city, although I haven't been there for many years now.

It's great to see you here at Wealthy Affiliate and I wish you every success, I have been working on the Internet since around 2007, the power of the Internet never fails to amaze me. I wish you every success in what you're doing and I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

I am now following you.

All the best to you Claudio, Roy.
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Madek Premium
Hey, Mary!

I feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success on your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
Hope you forgive me due to the lateness of this reply. Cheers!

Madek
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Hey, thanks for the follow.
I have followed you back!

Would you mind to visit my website and leave a comment on one of the recent posts with no comments already?

It would mean a lot to me, and I will return the favor, just leave your link in reply.

Thanks!

The website is iAppleRebel .com
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for the follow, I will send you a private message, enjoy your weekend, Roy.
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despatis Premium
Dear Roy, thanks for sharing and for accepting my invite, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Desmond, I have just read your link and commented on it! Yes we will definitely stay in touch Desmond!

Roy
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Jstarj Premium
Hi There

I noticed you replied to a question on affiliates to which you said you use web gains.

I just wanted to ask how is it going as I have just started out but my affiliate program who was with web gains is not cheaper than amazon for most of the products I sell so I have not continued with them and just focused more on amazon.
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Joseph, thank you for your question, Webgains works well for me, but different things work for different people. It's great that Amazon is working for you and it is probably good for you to stick with Amazon, providing it brings in the commissions. I'll probably try Amazon's affiliate program again soon.

All the best to you Joseph, Roy.
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Jstarj Premium
you to! Thanks
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nusim Premium
Welcome aboard this very vast and resouceful educational program. You will learn a lot and grow quickly. The whole world is here to help you. All you need is the learn something new, meet new learners, patience and practice. And implementing what you learn. Good luck. And thanks for networking with me.
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you Pearl, much appreciated!
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Freedomseekr Premium
Hi Roy,
Thank you for following me back and welcome to WA! It's great to meet you and be a part of your network here.

I also find it amazing how the internet can connect people from across the world...I'd never dreamed I'd be "talking" with people from across the globe not that long ago it seems.

I'm sure you'll learn all you need to grow your online business here...looking forward to seeing you around WA!

Best wishes :) ~Sherry
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Roybretton Premium
Thank you for your profile message Sherry, much appreciated!

I couldn't agree with you more Sherry, the Internet certainly is amazing, I guess almost in one week you can potentially network with more people than you could in a lifetime just a few years ago!

All the best you Sherry, Roy.
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The-Fran Premium
You've had an enviable career focus, being able to work in nature. How wonderful. What a departure it must be to work more and more inside and online. You must be keeping things in pretty good balance?

I picture you being grounded, through your Bible studies, relationship with the Holy Spirit, and relationship with nature in its awesome inspiration.

All the best to you, Roy! Thanks for introducing yourself, today!
:)
Fran
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Fran,

I think sometimes we take too many things for granted, but I do try and appreciate the beauty all around me! It's almost like I see creation recreated every day!

Privilege to have been in a great church and to have seen the miraculous many times and I'm looking forward to seeing more!

It is a really great place to network with people here at Wealthy Affiliate! All the best to you, Roy.
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The-Fran Premium
Miracles are a humbling experience.
Thank you, Roy!
--Fran
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