About Smartketeer
Joined July 2018
I began living the internet lifestyle in 1998. And 8 years ago I finally decided to quit my well-paying job in order to become a genuine digital adventurer.

My latest "achievements" are ...

smartketeer.com ... a blog focusing on free A-to-Z marketing tutorials for internet marketers and online entrepreneurs and ...

websitegooroo.com ... a coaching & auditing site for website owners, marketers, newbies, etc who are interested in making money online from home
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keishalina9 Premium
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ !

Heartiest Congratulations, Ambassador Zzz! ...

After all those posts, finally the Great Leap forward!

Time to celebrate! .... all the best ... 😊
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smartketeer Premium
Thank you Keisha!

Just a different icon on my profile, nothing more.

And most likely temporary, because I don't have time for the daily rank-fight :)
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keishalina9 Premium
... you're just too-o modest! ... 😊

true though -- yo-yo's here a bit -- funny thing isn't it ! ...

keep well, keep happy, healthy & wealthy! ... ⭐️
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Cynthia1423 Premium
Hello Zed,
Do you have any training on how to insert alt text to images and how to link Amazon text and images , because the image doesn't show with the link when I try to link it to my website, it only lets me highlight the text and copy it. Hope I am making sense learning computers and website language:)
Cynthia,
Cheers!
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smartketeer Premium
I don't have yet :)

But here's another one
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Cynthia1423 Premium
Thanks Zed
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smartketeer Premium
You're welcome!
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Sparkle29 Premium
Hello Smartkeeter, I downloaded the UpdraftPlus before I upgraded to the 5.0 however, I am getting this error , UpdraftPlus Vault has been chosen for remote storage, but you are not currently connected. Go to the remote storage settings in order to connect, I thought I did as you describe in the training.
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smartketeer Premium
I havent made any UpdraftPlus training Sabrina.

But I already answered this question a few days ago. UpdraftPlus needs an online storage where your backup file will be stored.

As I said before, it could be anything you want, Google Drive or any other free online storage service. All you need to do is to connect your UpdraftPlus with the given storage service to define the storage place for your backup files.
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Sparkle29 Premium
okay, i couldn't find it...thankyou
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lesabre Premium
Hi Zed, need your help. Two days ago my WP site went to all black. After spending two night's trying to fix it, I finally broke down and contacted sit support and it started yo work. Now when I go into my WP dash board when I go on to my site I see this. Diagnostic mode currently viewing with CSS enabled.
ERROR: links must have a valid hypertext reference. Also I do not think any of my stuff is going to Google as it says no hits. None of my stuff has been indexed in about two months. S.O.S. Please HELP
Than you, Michael
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Michael,

For the whole diagnostic mode error issue I have to ask you to contact support again, because

1. I don't have any WA hosted sites (just a crap free rubix thing for testing my tutorials) and I simply don't know how these issues work on the WA hosting environment.

2. As you said, they made some changes so they know the particular case/issue and more importantly, they know what changes they already made ...

For the Google, traffic, etc stuff, please send me a PM and I'll contact you when I have some time (right now I'm kind of busy with a new client) to see what can we do to clear the air and to find the solutions.

Zed
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lesabre Premium
Thank you Zed, I appreciate you.
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smartketeer Premium
Send me the PM please and I'll get back to you tomorrow ...
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AkhirArshad Premium
Hi Smart...I am really need you help here..since you very familiar with blog...I have tried to post my first blog but stucked byvtag problem...the system asks to tag at least 2 name..I have tried to put my nama, others name but futile...whose nama it shouldbe ?
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smartketeer Premium
Tags are like categories or keywords .. Terms other people would search to find your content ... For example ... if your blog is about animals, your tags could be cats, dogs, animals, etc
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AkhirArshad Premium
Thank you for your answer
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smartketeer Premium
Any time!
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AkhirArshad Premium
My simple blog is about my effort in doing the learning in WA, after joining premium any struggle to accomplish first niche website.... What the tag suitable then..?
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smartketeer Premium
Anything related to WA, to choosing a niche etc
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Stella45 Premium
Hi Zed
Help me out I am stuck again please....
On my website
guidancewithgranny.com
the top menu still has a default post and there is no way I can get rid of it. I was advised that I should make the side bar my main menu...?
I have tried the way the training taught me but am still missing something and it is there in full glory???
Greatfully
Stella
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smartketeer Premium
That's an entirely theme-dependent question Stella.

If you want to remove that menu from the top of the page, you should be able to that in the theme customizer under menus or in the Wordpress admin area under Appearance => Menus, by simply deleting the menu
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Stella45 Premium
I am on my way to try .... thank you very much!
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smartketeer Premium
Anytime!
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Stella45 Premium
Just to let you know, I found it... it was actually a Page and not under Posts where I looked!
All done now thanx!
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smartketeer Premium
Godspeed!
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DorothyN Premium
I'm curious.
It looks like you're very successful here.
It looks like you've got few 'friends' compared to others I've come across here.
What I loved when I started WA was all the welcomes! Now I'm somewhat overwhelmed.
My question is - how important is the networking. I keep finding myself down the 'rabbit hole' replying to people and following them. So much so that I don't have a clear niche yet nor do I have a website set up!
I'd love a word of wisdom from you on this.
Many thanks
Dorothy
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smartketeer Premium
Yes of course, the networking has many benefits ... Escpecially the new friends :)

But is just about being active and increasing your internal WA rank On the other hand, most likely you are here to build a site and a business. And you can do that even if you are completely "inactive"

Regarding your niche, see this for a few tips ...
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DorothyN Premium
Thanks so much for your explanation and helpful answer.
I'll get my blinkers on and get down to the training and website.
Thanks for the links.
Thanks for taking the time to answer.
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smartketeer Premium
My pleasure!
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PBeck1 Premium
Smartketeer's I could really spend hours talking with an starting up a worth while website, since I have no idea what I am doing on this site to start with! I have sent Kyle a request for a refund since I feel so helpless. It is like a ship without a paddle!
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smartketeer Premium
Sorry to hear that Patricia!

Hopefully Kyle will give you apositive answer.
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PDaniels Premium
I feel you PBeck I think building the website some what difficult, I've tried and failed on my own, I hope they have good training on it,
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PBeck1 Premium
I have heard that KYLE does not give anyone a refund for any reason is this true?
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smartketeer Premium
I've heard too ... But each case and situation is different. I'm pretty sure that easch request is handled in a fair way.
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Lydianabwami Premium
Hi Smartketeer,
Thank you for the following.
Just a few concerns
1. I have my own website which I launched 8 months ago and my niche was diabetes, heart health and general health and wellbeing. On this site I have about 14 blog posts on it but after joining WA last week, I'm now thinking of closing it down and getting a new website here on WA with a new niche.

2. The New Niche I'm thinking of is " tackling low self esteem among women in toxic relationships " but I'm a bit stuck with domain name and also thinking questioning myself whether it's a nice niche to go into.

I dont want to make another mistake with getting a right niche this time around.

thanks
Lydia
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smartketeer Premium
Starting a new niche-focused WA site sounds like a great plan Lydia!

Maybe you should focus on one of your previous niches like diabetes or general health?

Here are two tutorias that can help you to evaluate your niche ideas and to find a good domain name. Godspeed!
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Lydianabwami Premium
Many thanks
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smartketeer Premium
You're welcome!
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gobabbz Premium
I have an issue with my cart in sitedomain. Do you know how to empty the cart of unwanted domains? I want to purchase a domain and it won't let me without buying the other 5 unwanted domains in the cart. "Uugh!" please help. The community is stumped I guess. Its been a few days now and no resalution. Fyi, there is no X to delete before each domain, as Q & A suggests.
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smartketeer Premium
I havent bought domains from WA so I'm afraid I don't know how it works. Sorry Ned :)

Launch a community question ... I'm sure that somebody knows the answer ...
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feigner Premium
so there is no light grey x at the start of the name?
just added one to the cart and opened the cart - there is a small x at the start - try hovering your mouse there and clicking if it isn't visible.
try clearing your cache or logging out and back in, pressing f5 to refresh the page.
if that doesn't work then contact site support and ask them to clear your cart.
have fun with your selection Ned.
phil
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gobabbz Premium
Thanks a bunch. I'll try anything at this point .
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dragonfly10 Premium
Zsolt,
I have been away from WA due to illness, I am back and very serious about starting a real business, while I was in the hospital my son built me a new computer (laptop) to start out on my new journey. This brings me to my question, How do I do a quick Data transfer? Including licensed programs. Also, do you have any feeling on Divi vs Elementor pro page builder?
Your friend Sandy
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SFacey Premium
Hi Smartketeer, following up on my last message i noticed that the about me post is published in wordpress. My word press dashboard is saying 1 published so why is WA dash board saying 0 published and 1 unpublished.

I did not bother to go to trash to recover since it was published in word press

I have not yet set up my privacy page which is the next step as a result of this. I do not know what to do .I need to complete this next step. I am a complete newbie , never did this website thing before. please assist i would really appreciate it.

Regards
Sophia.
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SFacey Premium
Hi Smart keeper, I M having issues setting up my first comment about me. I noticed that there were supplications . I think I have deleted the published post instead of dummy on like I saw on video. I spent do many time on this. Is my published content really gone. Could you please assist me..
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SFacey Premium
That should be duplication.
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Sophia,

Go to your Wordpress admin menum select Posts - > All posts and click the Trash link to access the content of the trash ...

See the screenshot
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SFacey Premium
Hi Smartketeer thanks for your assistance . I really appreciate it.
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smartketeer Premium
You're welcome Sophia!
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TersiaBrown Premium
Good Morning,

My studies went very well but I'm stuck and I need help. Don't want to just ask anyone!

I'm busy with - Building your own Traffic Producing Website - Module 9: Amplifyig Your Google Love with Google Plus.

It is not very clear how to "Add atleast 5 people to G+ to your circles", "Add your G+ account to the 'Share your G+ account Blog Post'", and "Create a New Post and Add it (with engagement) to your Google+ Post Page"

It is holding me back from moving forward. I will appreciate it if you can assist.

Have a awesome day!
Tersia
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Tersia.

1. For adding people to your G+ circles check this out

https://support.google.com/plus/answer/6320407

2. You simply need to add your G+ account to this post 3. You should create a WA post in order to share it on your G+ profile. I said "should", because due to the high number of shared links WA has been banned by G+ and any link that contains the root WA domain will be automatically removed by G+
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TersiaBrown Premium
Much appreciated, thank you!
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smartketeer Premium
You're welcome!
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Kickbacked Premium
Hi Zed

I came across you through one of the people on my network who was looking for help
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I saw you were in the top 100, so I decided to check your profile out!

I found it rather interesting that you were only following 3 people here in WA and that you had a rather large following of people which included some who have been ambassadors here in WA!

I read a few of your blogging posts which were well written with very excellent advice.

I do have a question for you. I am still rather new at this internet marketing concept! I have been here a little over a year. I did start a website as recommended by WA last year which is rather broad.

I created a new website and what I wish to do is link one of my posts from this website to the blog site I originally started to prevent duplicate content and also so I do not have to re-write a post. I am planning on doing it in a manner that both sites will remain open in their own tabs on the browser.

Am wondering if this is a viable option?

Have a great day!

Tim
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Tim,

Thanks for reaching out!

So you have 2 different sites and you want to create some links between those two sites ..

OK, Let's say, that you have one post with this URL

firstdomain.com/given-post

and you want to insert a link in the content of that post, a link that will open in a new tab displaying o given page on your second site

seconddomain.com/given-post

Here's what you need to do:

1. Select the text that will be tranformed in a link (let's say "visit my other site") and click the "Insert/Edit link" icon in the default Wordpress editor (first screenshot) to insert the destination URL (http://www.seconddomain.com/given-post)

2. Switch to text mode in your editor (second screenshot), and locate the line where it says

visit my other site

and change that line to this

visit my other site

And voila, your second site will be opened in a new separate tab ...
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Ray,

First of all: thanks for following here at WA and welcome to the smartketeer family!

Of course you can succeed! Success isn't age-dependent!

I'm far far away from Alabama :) It's Europe ...

About your site: it's a nice clean site Ray! yes of course, there is room for improvements, but here at WA we just don't have the time and the space to discuss all those aspects ... That would require a separate personal coaching platform ... But I can tell you one important thing right now: your links are opened in the same window, in other words you are sending away your visitors from your site ... Which isn't good! You want to keep them on your site as long as you can ... The point: you should edit your URLs to open your links in new browser tabs ... This way your readers won't leave your site after clicking one of your links.

BTW What's that envy thing?

Thanks for your time!

Zed
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despatis Premium
Dear Zed, 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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smartketeer Premium
All the best my friend!
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Johnpavich Premium
Holy moly # 5 well u must have a lot of time to devote to wa !! This time of year is my busiest time with home renovations but iam almost finished phase 2. I could spend all day on the program at wa I find it fascinating and when i start making money it will be even more interesting ha ha !!!
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SachiKashi Premium
Wow! I just subscribed to your site and it's amazing! I'm looking to learn a lot from you. If you go to the Rank button in the top left-hand corner and follow the top members there, you'll get their tutorials and training - perhaps you might get some tips from them too. Blessings on your success!
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smartketeer Premium
Hi Sachi,

Thanks for subscribing and of course, WELCOME TO THE SMARTKETEER FAMILY!

I'm glad you like it!

I'll do my best to provide you (and of course, ALL my subscribers) with real, helpful content.

Regards,
Zed
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LucyLee Premium
Love your blog - wow fantastic all round. I'd absolutely love to have my site like this for my niche (animation)...blogs, free training, leading to pay for courses. Did you use Avada Wordpress theme or BeaverBuilder?

How long has it taken you to build this site? You say 6 or 8 years on your blog, but you are a new member here. Did you start with another program?
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andresh Premium
Hello, and welcome to WA; congratulations on going Premium! You've made a great decision, and may awesome things await ahead of you!

There's always going to be a helping hand around here, Wealthy Affiliate's community is really incredible. Feel free to ask any question anytime.

My best wishes to you!

-Andrew
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Renede Premium
Hi smartketeer Welcome to WA Premium you are in the best place to be. You have made the right decision and now have access to all the benefits here. Continue with your step by step training with Kyle. He will explain everything you need to know in detailed on how to build a successful online affiliate marketing business. If you have any questions you can ask them in the live chat. We are all here to help each other to be successful.

To your success.
Mary
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alexjysmith Premium
Welcome to WA Family. Glad to have you on the team. You will get everything you need to succeed in this massive online university. Its updated regularly throughout the year. Just follow the green course on the left-hand side that looks like a play button.

Its super simple, one step at a time is all it takes. I’m wanting to wish you massive success this year, and I know that you can make this work. Please PM me and let me know if you EVER need help with anything. I am always happy to give a hand and get you closer to your goals, feel free to follow me and I will guide you :)

Cheers,

AJ
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BillCoton Premium
Hello fellow premium member, here’s to your success.

If your new to affiliate marketing just take your time and follow the training, success is yours for the taking.

If you have some experience in affiliate marketing try to forget what you already know, and view the training as if this was your first time round.
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onmyownterms Premium
Welcome to WA!

You may find this post helpful on your journey.
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btwilkins Premium
Welcome to WA and best of luck to you with your online ventures! If you ever need anything feel free to drop me a message!
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j52powell Premium
Welcome to WA. I think you'll find it a very friendly and helpful community that will help you learn quickly. Good luck!
Joe
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SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Zsolt!

Welcome to WA! Congrats on going premium!

So glad you made it here to Wealthy Affiliate! It's a great place to learn how to make money with affiliate marketing.

There's so much info here that it can feel like you're drinking from a fire hose! :) Learn at your pace. Please don't hesitate to ask for help. LiveChat is a great place to go for a quick answer. You'll find the community here at WA is very helpful and supportive.

Here's to great success with your WA journey and online endeavors!
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soulsearcher Premium
Welcome to WA and congrats on going premium!

I'm pretty new here, I just joined last month actually. So far I have a website up and running, I also have began to post content. I’ve gotten positive feedback on both my writing style and my website.

This community has already helped me tremendously and I must say I've already learned a lot of valuable information here at WA. I believe you will too, that is if you haven’t already.

The future is yours! Wishing you much success.

- Keziah
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Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

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

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

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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rjkennedy Premium
Glad you joined this wonderful community. Continue to pursue your passion. Follow the training offered here. You'll do well my friend.
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rjkennedy Premium
Zsolt

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So don't delay! Only If you join Premium in your first 7 days will you receive these exciting bonuses!!

Anyways, thought I would just introduce myself and if you have any questions going forward, please let me know. :-) Wonderful to have you as part of the community here at WA! You'll love your stay here.

Your friend,
Ronald Kennedy
WA associate member
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