About Shelley1960
Joined August 2017
So I need to tell you about myself, huh? Well you got a couple days??!! No, I'll try to be short and not go in to many details. First of all, I grew up in Upstate NY, was born in Ithaca and raised just outside of Rochester, NY. I went to school for my nursing license and started my career in Syracuse, NY. My mom moved to SW Florida in 1982 and due to my rebellious lifestyle I was "forced" to move in with her. I was an alcoholic, drug addict, promiscous, nasty and mean. I took up Psychology and my nursing career took me to help open a private Psychiatric Hospital. To make a long story short I soon found myself at the bottom of the pit and ended up in a rehab called Teen Challenge. Teen Challenge is a faith based year long (or longer sometimes) rehab program which bases it's teachings and principles strictly on the Bible. As a student there, 5 days after entering the program I found Jesus Christ as my Savior. Forward ahead a couple of years and I found myself living in Europe as a missionary opening Teen Challenge centers throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. I learned three other languages (French, German, and Crotian) and travelled to over 30 countries. I play the trumpet and I travelled with a music group for 8 years as we ministered on the streets, in schools, churches, theaters, etc. talking about how Christ can redeem an addict - He did me!! I had to come home after 8 years as I was deathly ill and lived in a war-torn country and couldn't get the medical help I needed. Forward about 20 years and during that time my health deteriorated and I faced many health and mental issues. I've been on disability since 1998 and have searched and searched for a legitimate work-at-home job to support me. I've literally lost 10's and 10's of thousands of dollars and have been ripped off NUMEROUS times. Now I'm very skeptical. My family thinks I'm a loser and just chasing a dream that will never come to reality. I have a tendancy to disagree. So here I am. My goal is to be successful in a short (1-2 years) period of time or less and to prove to my family I'm not the loser I was. I did horrible things to them and they still, even after 33 years of sobriety and clean honest living, they see me for who I was, not who I am today. I want to change that. I am a very dedicated, hard worker and will put my all in to this program. I am in a very very poor spot right now financially and literally have $0. 01 to my name - I can prove it if you'd like. I can't afford the premium package right now but I WILL do whatever I need to in Course 1 to generate money to purchase the program. I'm glad I'm here and I hope I haven't offended anyone with my story but I thank God daily for delivering me out of that kind of lifestyle in to a respectful professional in my community today - even though those aren't the sentiments of my family. Ok, that wasn't TOO long but it wasn't too short either. So as Zig Ziglar once said "I'll see you at the top!!" You can count on it.
Shelley1960's Goals 3
Money Goals
Money I would be happy earning
$7500 - $10,000/month
Money I would be ecstatic earning
Time I'm willing to invest to achieve my goals
As much as I need to in order to meet my goals and beyond
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Aug 3, 2017
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How much money would you be happy earning?
$7500 - $10,000/month

How much would you be ecstatic earning?

And how much time are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
As much as I need to in order to meet my goals and beyond
Live2BHappy Premium
Love thes goals! Look forward to seeing you succeed
JasonJF Premium
Nice goals to start out with, Shelley!

Set your plan into action and move towards your goals. You can do this!
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Roybretton Premium
Hi there,

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, I am now following you! You have come to a very good place to learn about Internet marketing and making money online. If you go through the step-by-step training and ask questions along the way and take action, you will be successful. I am here to answer your questions, along with many other people in this excellent community. I wish you every success in your new venture and I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

All the best to you, Roy
a1jonuk Premium
Welcome Aboard Wealthy Affiliate Premium membership. You have made a great decision to join us.

Take your time and browse the membership then follow the training sequence in order as it really does take you by the hand and remember to ask any questions you may have as the community here is first class, we really are a family.

I wish you all the best on your WA journey.

Pernilla Premium
Hello Shelley!

I read a comment of yours and thought, I've got to go and visit you at your profile page. I'm very pleased to meet you. I'm following you now!

You have an eventful life. You are a fighter and have achieved great things. I wish you all the very best with your new adventure online. Just keep going, ask questions if you get stuck, follow the recommendations of Napoleon Hill and you'll achieve your goal.

Our mission is to fulfill our mission.
:-) Pernilla
Loes Premium
Hello Shelley,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I just wrote my 102nd training for WA. I have categorized them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
HosannaBiz Premium
Hi Shelley ,

nice to meet you and welcome to Premium Wealthy Affiliate (WA).

This post will get you a quick start.. Hope you'll reach your God-given potential and succeed, looking forward to working in with you(:

Cheers & blessings,

PS! Let's know if you need a hand?
Keisi Premium
Hola Shelley!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

JoeOlimah Premium
Hello Shelley,

Thank you for the follow. At least, it gave me the opportunity to read your thrilling story. I am happy that things are gradually taking shape for you. Remain focused and you will be surprised at the results that you will get. I wish you all the best in your journey at WA.


AMcCain1 Premium
Hey Shelley1960! Thanks for sharing your testimony of what Christ has done in your life, I am also operating by faith financially in trying to get my website up and running! The Lord has provided me an angel who has volunteered to pick up the pieces financially for me. Who ever would have thought someone would volunteer to pay someone's mortgage and car note?!!!! Goes to show you don't always have to always have money; but God's FAVOR can take you a long way! I plan to get my site up and running so I can repay this individual every penny back with interest. I wish you the best success Shelley and will follow you along in your journey!
boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Shelley for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. As a Premium Member you are probably aware of the AWESOME and FREE WA Keyword Tool we have unlimited access to.

This is the keyword research tool I have used exclusively after I became a Premium member 3+ years ago and it has helped me many times to find awesome keywords that have led to Google page 1 rankings.

I created very popular WA Training Tutorials, Part 1 and Part 2, on how to use the WA Keyword Tool for keyword research. If you have not seen it and would like to learn how simple it is to use and a little about keywords, click the below link when you have the time.
McWord Premium
Welcome to the WA Community and thank you for following me! You'll find the community has tons of help for anyone who needs it, so don't hesitate to reach out. We are interested in our mutual success and there are plenty of people willing and able to assist!

All the best,

My-Mate-Bert Premium
Hiya, Shelley - sorry to butt in on chat with idea earlier - glad all sorted now.

I'd be very curious about where you take niche as I've been in business systems design, development, support, etc, for decades and your niche idea sounds cool and very useful.

Parents have a tough time protecting there kids with the right hardware/software so you're onto a winner, eh?

Glad CraigOs helped sort ya - he's good on here.

All the very best - My Mate, Bert 'n' me. (Bert's my imaginary friend so weIl may need some treatment, since Bert's last therapist jumped outta the window, lol) Outta curiosity - is there a cure for imaginary friends?
JasonJF Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
JasonJF Premium
Hi, Shelley,

I just wanted to let you know that I just read your story here.

Wow! It's truly inspirational and I have no doubt that it will help a lot of people who are going through a rough time.

Once you have found Jesus and follow in his footsteps, there is no way that you are going to fail.

Do not matter what others say about you. Keep your dreams alive.

The training here will help you out tremendously, so pay close attention!

I am just delighted that you were able to find this community.

You are now part of a friendly and helpful family.

If you need help, please remember to ask and you will get the answers you need.

We'll catch up soon.

In kindness,
JasonJF Premium
Welcome Shelley to Wealthy Affiliate!

Great to see you here! I am Jason and I look forward to helping you with any question you might have, and of course, help you to achieve success!

It´s great to see that you are ready to start. I want you to know that you have made a very wise decision to try things out here, there is no better place to be if you want to make money online and I know you will do great!

What you do to get started is very simple:

1. Set up your account.
2. Go to “Get Started Here” course!

You find it within the main menu (BIG GREEN button).

Or, with this link here: The key to success is to interact and ask A LOT of questions! It doesn't matter how simple or silly the question may seem - just ask and you will get ANY question answered!

The training is going to be the core of your success, you will be given GREAT step-by-step instructions on what to do.

Each lesson also has an associated (easy to understand) video walkthrough that is going to SHOW the EXACT process.

What does it take to succeed here? Stick with it and DON´T give up!

Put in at least 6-10hour/week on this (more if you can) and things will start to fall in place very quickly!

Remember to ALWAYS ask for help if there is something you are not sure of!

I have never experienced a community online that has so many friendly and helpful people, this is something that you are going to notice very quick!

There are thousands of knowledgeable people here, you can learn from them, they are willing to help, and basically, all of them had the same questions that you have at some point, me too :)

Shelley, If you decide to become more serious and go Premium, you can, of course, do that whenever you want.

However, if you do it within your first 7 days you are going to get the "action taker" bonus, your first month for $19!

I wish you Success!

Shelley1960 Premium
Good Afternoon Jason! I just now found out you were my sponsor. How does all that work? I've been away almost since I started but am back almost in the swing of things. I have a lot of medical problems and they kinda prohibit me a lot of times for going full speed ahead. However, as often as possible, I DO go full speed. I see where you say stick with it and don't give up. Well I DID give up due to my health but I've been changing my thinking and that was just an unexcusable excuse. I'm trying to put in 2 hours a day for six days - I take off on Sundays. Let me know how we can work together Jason and I look forward to seeing you at the top (as Zig Ziglar would say!).
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