About SeanDougall
Joined August 2015
I'll be sixty-two (at July 2018) and I'm continually learning Internet Marketing. I find the Internet to be very fluid when it comes to marketing effectively.

I'm a retired Automotive Engineer (Programme Management), I thought 35+ years of my life making other people wealthy was enough! I have three 'children', a 25 year old son and twin 23 year old daughters.

I have a number of Business websites, it's part of my testing strategy. Whilst I'm not a millionaire, I earn enough for a contented lifestyle.

So, a bit more...

Childhood - Born in 1956, my Dad was an Army Chaplain and my Mum a Piano Teacher. Dad served with the 2nd Parachute Regiment (https://g.co/kgs/1tcQ2U) and his service took us to a number of overseas locations, where I got the bug for travel. I owe a lot to my childhood as it was much more than many had in those days.

Education - Like many military children, I went to boarding school (http://www.methody.org/). It was my fifth school by the age of nine. I didn't enjoy it, being separated from my family. Academic achievements were driven by enthusiastic staff, as were sports, resulting in well rounded school leavers. I went on to an apprenticeship.

Career - I was sponsored by my employer (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Specialist_Vehicles) to study Mechanical Engineering (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Portsmouth). After my graduation in 1980, I went back to work in export sales. The combination of working in an industry that I loved and travelling to many new parts of the world put me in my element. In 1984, I moved from Guildford (http://www.guildford.org.uk/) to Gloucester (http://www.thecityofgloucester.co.uk/).

Transition - Continuing in specialist vehicle manufacturing, I moved into management in export sales. For some years I had wanted to work for myself, I craved independence and the ability to fully reward myself for my efforts. I saw the opportunity in Network and Affiliate Marketing. I haven't looked back!

If you've read this far and not fallen asleep, well done and thank you!

Sean.
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Loes Premium
Hello Sean,♫Welcome! I am so pleased you found WA. Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. And I share all my interesting findings on my blog space. I have listed them on a blog for you. When you type in “Blogs top rated by Loes” into the search bar on top, you'll find my goodies under Training. I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2018. See you around, Greetings Loes
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SantaFez Premium
Hi Sean thanks for the follow back
Looking forward to networking with you
all the best - Orion
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Powey Premium
Hi Shaun , thanks for the follow.

I like your testing strategy on your about description. Something i may do . I'm from the UK and I have 3 children too !

Love your website , wishing you lots of success .

Mark
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow!
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JackieSmith Premium
Thanks for connecting with me Sean.

I'm am following you back.

Wishing you success with your online business.
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SeanDougall Premium
You too Jackie.

I'm already building my Page with Elementor, it's easy to use. Many thanks for the advice.

I see that you are in the UK. Me too, I'm in Gloucester. I often wonder how many "Brits" are on WA.

Good luck.

Sean.
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JackieSmith Premium
You're welcome Sean.

I'm glad it's working out for you.

I'm based in London.

I remember seeing a post here showing how you can find members of your country by typing a string of text into Google. If I come across it, I'll share it with you.

All the best!!
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rizq Premium
Hi Sean

Great connecting with you and thanks for the follow up.

Wish you all the best in your business ventures.

Rabia
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JeffreyBrown Premium
Best continued success here at WA in 2018!!

Jeff
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ValerieJoy Premium
Hi Sean - Thank you for the follow. I am now following you and wish you great success with your WA venture :)
Valerie
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Valerie, Nice to make the connection. I, too, wish you great success. Sean.
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RobinTaulbee Premium
Welcome to Premium!
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daveyoung Premium
Congratulations on upgrading your membership to premium. If you need help you have an awesome community to help you. I wish you all the best with WA and enjoy the journey.

Kindest regards

Dave Young
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PavanT Premium
Welcome to WA Premium members family.
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BoraMrdja Premium
elcome to WA premium community! If you need any help do not hesitate to ask! I am invite you to visit my website which is on my profile page and look what I have achieved in just month and a half.
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Keza Premium
Hi Sean, I look forward to being part of your network. I wish you much success, cheers Kerry :-)
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Sean, Welcome to wealthy affiliate and congratulations on going premium. It is a wonderful opportunity to create an online presence in a really supportive environment. Best wishes for your journey.
Alexander
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Lnairdavis Premium
Hi...... Congratulations on the upgrade!!
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks for your welcome, it's great to be here!
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lynnsam61 Premium
Hi Sean,
Welcome to premium! I see that you're not new here but maybe new to premium. Anyways, wishing you all the best going forward!
Erica
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks Erica for your welcome, it's great to be here!
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Biggsta Premium
Great job on taking that big step on going Premium! You are absolutely going to love it. Take advantage of the live chat if you ever run into any problems with your site and the community will help you out real quick. Good luck to you and I wish you nothing but success on your journey. Take care.

-Jaime
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks Jamie for your welcome, it's great to be here!
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Steve1958 Premium
Welcome to Premium...you are going to LOVE it!
If you think there might be something I can help you out with please do not hesitate to make contact...we are here to help you!
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks Steve for your welcome, it's great to be here!
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jokoss Premium
Hey Sean welcome to premium, wish you success and good luck
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks Jo for your welcome, it's great to be here!
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Missa3 Premium
Hello Sean,
Welcome to Premium membership, you have made a great choice. You may have noticed already, we are a community base on paying it forward. So please don't hesitate to give a shout when you need a helping hand.

~Debra
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upsgirl Premium
Hello and CONGRATS! You are our newest Premium Member! You made a wise decision to invest in your online businesses! If you need anything, we are always here for you! Again, CONGRATS!
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WMcNeal40 Premium
Welcome to WA Premium membership. This a great community. Much success to you at Wealthy Affiliate.
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boomergp08 Premium
Hello Sean! I am sending you this message to share with you two great success stories from two premium members here at WA. I realize that you may not have either of these members in your network of followers, but their WA blogs are a must read!

I have enjoyed them quite a bit! Not only do they prove how successful the WA training is at creating online entrepreneurs who get paid thousands every month, but they also prove that with hard work ANYONE here at WA can make a full-time income from home.

When you have about 15 minutes read both of them and PREPARE TO BE MOTIVATED!

This first blog is from DomW where he explains and shows his monthly earnings from his Bootcamp website and how he went from $0 to $10,000 per month within 3 years. Click below link. This next blog is from 21 year old Colton where he shares and shows his August earnings from Amazon of $4,338.57 for his PC Gaming website. Click the below link. This can be you too some day if you apply what you learn. Take it from me, the hard work you do now, truly pays off!
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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Im sure we will all be able to give our kids a special Christmas this year............if this dont work then I will really give up on trying (been there, done that, got the t-shirt with scams)
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JasonGB Premium
Hi and thanks for the follow. Following you back. Good luck with your goals! You are right also, there are many many scams online but luckily for us WA is not one of them. If I can ever help just shout. Jason
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Jason,

Many thanks, I liked your comment earlier, hence the follow. I'm trying not to follow just for the sake of it, rather I want to engage with people who have experience so that we can exchange tips.

I'm not new to Internet Marketing (dabbled for 7 years) but I have fallen for a couple of scams, hence my caution. But I can genuinely recommend WA having got into it. There's nothing like it elsewhere!

If I may take up your offer, I'm building my site and having trouble with spacing - you'll see what I mean here: http://inspiring-healthy-living.com/fat-loss. The title of each new section is following on from the content/paragraph, not the image above.

I'm a basic HTML user but I don't want to edit that CSS in case I mess it up. I think <div> is the solution.

Can you advise, please?

Sean.
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JasonGB Premium
sure, Ill have a look and be right back to you!
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JasonGB Premium
I think the easiest way is to use the text editor, not visual, where you want the breaks to be add <br/><br/>

and also (which is really easy to do in the visual editor) click eacch image and make sure you align it where you want it (you probably know this and may have done it but I cant see the code)

Hope this works...I am definitely not a html or ccs expert...i tend to play with it...sometimes it works..other times....
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Jason,

I've solved the problem after hunting through http://w3schools.com. It's called "Creating An Element" or "block".

I've created a new "class" in the CSS sheet:
.content-fat-loss{
margin-top: 20px;
display: block;
height: 200px;
}
The height is 200px because my Thumbnails are 150px.

Then, a "div" in the page HTML:
<div class="content-fat-loss">
(my content)
</div>

Many thanks, again. Sean.
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JasonGB Premium
awesome! Well done...now I know who to go to when I'm bamboozled by CSS!
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SeanDougall Premium
Ha Ha, we'll see! I'll have a go but no promises!
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timsproducts Premium
Thank you for following me! I wish you all the best and good luck with reaching your goals on WA
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Teguh Premium
Hi Sean, thank you for answering my question. I am new as well and looking forward to learn from this course. Hopefully we both can achieve our goals. Have a great day!
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BelieveItYes Premium
Thank you for following me! =) I'm looking forward to working with you!
Have a lovely day
Sarah
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rosieM Premium
Thank you for the follow! I look forward to networking with you!
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JoyceKLeahy Premium
Hi Sean,

It was very kind of you to follow me. I am following you back and wishing you a great success on WA. :) Joyce
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SeanDougall Premium
Many thanks, Joyce. I've been 'in here' for just 8 days and already I have learnt so much. Very well worth it! Nice to be in touch and I look forward to a bright future. Good luck to you. Sean.
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Kav Premium
Welcome to WA, wishing you great success here.
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BonnieL Premium
Welcome, and congrats on going premium!
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BelieveItYes Premium
Hi Sean !

Congratulations on going premium! I'm sure you are as excited as me to be part of this amazing community ! The endless training, the many tools and above all the whole bunch of nice and helpful people.... It's simply impossible to get lost or stuck in your business on WA! You'll always make progress =)

I wish you all the best of joy and success in all your endeavors

Have a wonderful day

Cheers =)
Sarah
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SeanDougall Premium
Thank you, Sarah. I'm already finding this community amazing and I've only been in it 7 days! I'm well on the way to launching my website - then the REAL fun will start! Have a good day yourself. Sean.
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BelieveItYes Premium
I've been here 5 months and still can't believe how amazing this community is! You are right, the best is yet to come!
Have fun, see you on here
Sarah
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stephhill Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

My name is Stephanie. I went premium three months ago and have since then built a couple websites, which you can check out on my profile page. I have moved up in the Ranks to 12, so I am now an Ambassador of Wealth Affiliate. I have over 1,300 folks following me. I work to offer as much help as you need when first starting out at Wealthy Affiliate.

You will do great, but you will have to work hard and put in the time needed. Please take a moment and familiarize yourself with the platform and begin the training "Get Started Here" (green button on upper left hand corner).

I also have created training which you can check out here:

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/stephhill/training

If you get stuck and have questions, let me know and I will help. You can also ask the community at large for some assistance.

Happy you are here!! Welcome to a new chapter towards your personal and financial freedom.

All the best to you,
Stephanie
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Stephanie, You kindly recommended 'bbpress' to me for my first project but this won't work for me. To recap on what I want to do, here are the details:

I have a series of physical fitness videos that are hosted in Amazon FBA and I want to sell these products in the following way:

1) Customer buys the product that consists of three videos.
2) They get access to a personal password area where they get access to video one.
3) 10 days later, they get access to video 2, reminded by an automated email.
3) They get access to video three 10 days after the second.
4) They have lifetime access to the whole product.

I have been recommended a plugin called Optimizepress but it's not in the WA 'Store'. I have found it on the web.

Do you know of this one and will it do what I want? It seems to be a page builder but I can do that myself after the training.

Best regards, Sean.
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stephhill Premium
Hi Sean!

I read your question a couple times and unfortunately no, I am not familiar with Optimizepress. You have an excellent question though. What I recommend you do if you have not done it yet is pose your question to the community. You can do that by clicking on Questions along the top of your navigation bar.

Steph
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Kyle Premium
What's going on Sean? Hope you have had an awesome week here at WA and you are making some good progress. Drop me a note "reply" if you need a hand with anything. :)
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SeanDougall Premium
Like you say, Kyle, there's a lot of dodgy stuff out there that masquerades as the answer to Newbie Online Marketers' dreams, and I've bought into it (literally, with cash) and it's rubbish!

Yes, I'm into day 6 on the trial but I'm still here and working through the training. Am I going to go for Premium?

A resounding YES!

Why?

Simple, you have given me 7 days to try out your programme in full and it works - now I won't be wasting my money!

Many thanks!
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Kyle Premium
So glad you are enjoying everything thus far Sean, it only gets more and more exciting as you see your business take shape. Congrats on going Premium, I look forward to working with you.

PS. No more running into dodgy stuff now that you have found WA, I promise!
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Kyle Premium
Absolutely everything you need is here at Wealthy Affiliate to create and grow your Internet marketing business to any level that you wish. As you dig into the Internet marketing business here at WA, I know you are really going to get a good grasp of the endless amount of potential that resides within it.

I really do look forward to working with you and as you move forward you are really going to see your business come together. If you ever need a hand with anything, please do let me know Sean. ;)

PS. I hope you are having an awesome week thus far!
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Kyle, Thank you for your personal message. Nice to know you take this level of interest in your trainees. I haven't come across that before and it gives me a good feeling!

I have a question, I have been given the Worldwide License Rights to a set of Videos - I have the Master DVD's and they are in Amazon for streaming - and I'm a bit clueless on how to start my website. I've done research on Wordpress and I've found two plugins that look good to build the site with (Optimizepress and Restrict Content Pro) and I can get payment from my customers through either PayPal or Worldpay.

I've started the basics here on building the Wordpress bit but I'm not sure which way to go from here. What do you recommend I do, please?

Sean.
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Kyle Premium
You will get there as you go through the training, the first focus with your website is to build out the foundation, the content and get rankings. Once you have rankings and traffic then you can focus on what you are going to promote.

There is no sense in putting to much thought into what you are going to promote until you have content in place and an audience to promote to. So the first focus, audience/traffic.

You will definitely get there though!
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boomergp08 Premium
Hello Sean! This is Robert, call-sign boomergp08 again. I'm just checking in to see if you need any help to get yourself started on your journey to owning your very own online business.

The one thing that people feel when they first sign up is that they may be in too far over their heads. When I first joined I wasn't sure if this was going to actually work because I was burned by pie-in-the-sky scams before. But then I said to myself, Robert, it was truly free to start up. I didn't even need to give any credit or debit card information. How bad can it be?

So I decided to try the training. My thinking was, I had nothing to lose. But I would be a loser at this if I didn't at least try it out. So I did and I was pleasantly surprised at how simple and easy it was to build a website.

I mean come on! All you do is create a domain name, name your website, select a theme which is what your website could look like and then click the button to build my website and within 30 seconds, YES I SAID 30 SECONDS, my website was built with 4 installed plugins, ready to go!

Take a look at the below video to see how simple it is. If you have any questions Sean let me know by leaving a question on my profile page.
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Robert, I don't know if you get notifications of my posts but, just to be sure, I replied to Kyle with the following:

"Like you say, Kyle, there's a lot of dodgy stuff out there that masquerades as the answer to Newbie Online Marketers' dreams, and I've bought into it (literally, with cash) and it's rubbish!

Yes, I'm into day 6 on the trial but I'm still here and working through the training. Am I going to go for Premium?

A resounding YES!

Why?

Simple, you have given me 7 days to try out your programme in full and it works - now I won't be wasting my money!

Many thanks!"

Sean.
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boomergp08 Premium
I would only get nottifications of your posts if they were in direct reply to me, such as this post.

I am happy to read that you are beginning to see the benefits of the training here Sean. I cannot begin to tell you of all of the other scammy non-starter programs I tried before WA. Kyle does a really great job at teaching us all the right way to build and grow a business. I believe you will be happy here like myself and so many others.
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SeanDougall Premium
Hi Robert,

I wondered if you got notifications because I got here through your Affiliate Link (I think!). I'm about to go Premium, when my wife gets back with the Credit Card!

One question, I don't know much about WP and my niche is Digital Products. I have a series of physical fitness videos that are hosted in Amazon FBA and I want to sell these products in the following way:

1) Customer buys the product that consists of three videos.
2) They get access to a personal password area where they get streaming access to video one.
3) 10 days later, they get streaming access to video 2, reminded by an automated email.
3) They get streaming access to video three 10 days after the second.
4) They have lifetime access to the whole product after that.

Do you know of a plugin that would do that for me? The Chat came back with bbpress but that turns out to be a forum tool.

Many thanks.
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boomergp08 Premium
Off the top of my head, no, but I am sure there will be a plugin that can handle something like that. WordPress currently has over 39,300 plugins.
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boomergp08 Premium
Hey Sean! I started doing this when I was 50, after almost 30 years in the video game design industry. Age has nothing to do with success. Determination to see it happen does.

EVERYTHING in life requires that we take action and learn how it works. Fortunately for you and all of us, Wealthy Affiliate is the place to learn it and get the support you need. Unlike other so-called opportuniities out there which are scams, WA is not!

I just celebrated my 2-year anniversary here at Wealthy Affiliate yesterday and I thank God that I gave WA a chance because I am making money from home online with what I have learned here. If you just absorb the training and apply it, you too can see results. If you need help or have questions, don't hesitate to ask me.
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boomergp08 Premium
Hello Sean and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate! My name is Robert, call sign boomergp08, and I'm here to help you with your learning experience.

I think I know how you feel, starting something new and wondering if it is going to work out. This is how I felt when I started and I am extremely happy to say that joining Wealthy Affiliate has been a blessing!

I am here for you Sean should you have any questions, so please don't hesitate to ask me. Just click the "Reply" button below and I will be notified of your question.

In fact you can ask any other member here at Wealthy Affiliate any question you have. Everyone is quite friendly and because of this very helping community of 190,000+ members from all over the world, it makes the learning process so much easier.

As a new member here you should check out the Online Entrepreneur Certification Getting Started Course (Level 1). You are absolutely going to LOVE IT! I know I did and so many other members have too!

All of the training here are task-based text and video tutorial lessons, which makes the learning process super EASY!

Don’t worry, nothing here requires any kind of programming or experience.

Below is the link for you to get started. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BONUS
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Though you can stay a Free Starter member for as long as you like, if you want to receive a college-like education in everything needed for building, hosting, and growing a thriving online business, the Premium membership will give you a hundred times more than what you are getting now.

If you join the Premium membership within the first 7 days, here are some bonuses that you will receive.

1) You are going to get a 59% discount on your first month of Premium membership (for ONLY $19).

2) You will not only get personal and private access to me but to BOTH of the owners Kyle & Carson. YES, both of the owners of Wealthy Affiliate are available daily to take and answer your questions.

BUT YOU HAVE TO TAKE ACTION AND JOIN PREMIUM WITHIN THE NEXT 7 DAYS!

Just leave me a message on my Profile page. Remember to use my call sign boomergp08 when doing a search for me in the search bar at the top of every page on this website. Here is the link to my Profile.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/boomergp08

So once again, welcome to Wealthy Affiliate Sean! Your financial future starts as soon as you get rolling.

I look forward to working with you,
Robert - boomergp08
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