About Sporkypie
Joined February 2017
Hi everyone - I'm a stay-at-home "cat" mom, and I love to travel, eat, cook, and explore new ideas. My husband and I are on a three-year adventure living abroad in Asia.

Hmmm, what else? passionate about health and wellness, and I spend too much time reading the news. And I'm ALWAYS up for whisky and boardgames!

Thanks for stopping by :)
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TDenney1 Premium
Fantastic posts, Penelope! Commented on the vitamin one, but have a sister with alopecia who may like to try the Just Nutritive product.

Love your site, too! Am still working through the training, so have not yet put any ads in yet (am a bit scared I'll mess it up)! But I'll work through it. :-)

Are you doing well? Your site looks great. :-)
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phakacha8 Premium
Thank you so much for follow and adding me to your circle. Followed you back.

I landed up here at WA 5 months ago and have embraced so many fantastic friends like you.

Glad to know that your in a 3 year touring adventure. Stay connected and peep in sometimes.

Have a fabulous day.
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sporkypie Premium
awesome, thank you and i'm glad to hear you're having a great first year here at WA, too!!
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Stephanie,
Now is probably another time to ask for a help so to advance what I can and should do so to materialize the monetizing process for the contents inside www.ebettercare.com. Please take a look into it if time allows and offer your specific comments and suggestions so to make this site work well for its designated e-marketing as soon as possible.

Best to your happiness and success,


Chin-Ti
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sporkypie Premium
Just eyeballing it - maybe get google Adsense so you have some ad revenue coming in?

Fix the front page typo, "Ccontact".

Consider getting a sidebar on your homepage so people can quickly see article titles and click if interested.

You should be advertising your free book deal at the top, and start accepting Paypal or electronic payment for the shipping. Just a thought!
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PRankin Premium
Your site looks great. I am an essential oil rep with DoTerra and I also have my Direct Cellars which is my best program.
http://grape-connection.com if your interested
I think your site is great and actually you can tell what your site info is right away
as for as your google adds you want to add content and pictures so it draws peolple down the page to the rest of your adds. all looks nice and well defined.
Have a great thanksgiving
Paul Rnakin
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sporkypie Premium
thanks for the feedback!
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Swangirl Premium
Hello Stephanie,
I still need to leave you a comment. I haven't forgotten! Thank you for following me, I am following you back.

I am also a cat Mom as you know and LOVE board games...not so much the whiskey though, that is my husband's taste.

Nice to meet you,
Jessica
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sporkypie Premium
Nice to meet you, too! Thanks so much for the kind words, and I'm glad that the world is full of such nice cat moms!
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Swangirl Premium
Thanks, my husband is a total kitty daddy too. I love your cute kitty pic!
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kdforsman Premium
Hi Stephanie

Thanks so much for following me - I'm following you too :)
I've been part of the Wealthy Affiliate community since June 2017 and absolutely love it. The support and training are awesome and my sites are starting to generate revenue which is awesome.

You might be interested in my recent blog update here, which talks about the things I learned at WA in the first month;
Please feel free to follow me on social media;
https://www.facebook.com/kdforsman/
https://twitter.com/PaidBlogJobs
https://plus.google.com/+KDForsman
https://twitter.com/kdforsman_nz
(and drop me a line with yours and I'll follow you back)

All the very best with your online affiliate journey, it's exciting times ahead.
Best wishes,
Cheers, Karen
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sporkypie Premium
Thanks so much for the great intro and kind words! I'm happy to be here and learning so much from everyone in the community!
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MsMerry Premium
Hi Stephanie and where did Sporkypie's come from. It is so not forgetful! Love it. I really enjoyed your site earlier. Awesome job. Will check out the hair loss as well. I used to be a hair stylist until I got sick with a cruel and rare disease that of course has no cure! Making lemonade out of the lemons at least trying to get the recipe right. All the best and thank you for following.
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sporkypie Premium
Hey! thanks for the comment. Sporkiepie is a play on my entire name, which unfortunately does include the sound of pork.

I would love your input on the hair loss niche, definitely check it out. https://femalehairlossprevention.com . Out of my three sites, this one gets the most organic hits, so it's the one with the most promise at the moment.

And it's such a complicated topic for women, would love the stylist's perspective.
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MsMerry Premium
I will be happy to do that. I had a client who lost all her hair due to stress. Lucky for her it grew back but it was a difficult time for her. So many stories. And it is complicated.
:( I still like sporkypie. It puts a smile on my face.
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Stephanie, hope you're fine and enjoying your journey in WA ! ).

I've recently followed you in G+ and leaved +1 for your posts. You've created a nice G+ page which got my attention, nice work and keep up quality work! )
I would be happy to have your following back and comment or +1 for some of my recent posts on Google Plus too. : )

Since I've started to grow my social networks, I would like to have you in my social networks and I appreciate it if you could subscribe on my youtube channel too (which I've created recently).

Here are my networks links:

Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxJqumU5cWuIH-fG8FeFLcQ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Digital-World-Guru-847606122036894

Also, feel free to contact me if I can help you with anything and wish you great success in your online business. )

Best,
Ali
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Ali, thanks for the kind welcome and introduction. you're followed back on google and I look forward to seeing your continued growth and success here!
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Stephanie!

Thank you for following me! Nice to get to know you a bit. I will follow you too.

That's exactly my intention to be able to work from anywhere, at home or even abroad, like you are doing.

Wish you success with your online business and a fantastic time in Asia!

All the best,
:-) Pernilla
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sporkypie Premium
Thank you for the kind introduction, happy to follow you here and share the journey!!
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Compsol99 Premium
Hi!
Thank you very much for following me and welcome to the WA community! Be sure to follow all the training that is available on this site and don't be afraid to ask questions. The people in the WA community, myself included, are happy to help you. Best of luck to you in your endeavors.
Regards,
Shawn - Yearly Premium Member

P.S. Please check out my websites on my profile page to get an idea of what the Wealthy Affiliate training can do for you. Any feedback or comments would be greatly appreciated.
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sporkypie Premium
Thanks so much for the warm welcome and encouragement!
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Compsol99 Premium
My pleasure!
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PSheridan Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow. Wishing you much success and prosperity here. I have attached to link to my thought of the day, enjoy.
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sporkypie Premium
Thank you for the thought of the day! I agree, we have to learn from our mistakes and always continue to learn new things.
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rhudkins Premium
Hi, went in to check out your site (https://stylishapples.com). I use Bitdefender on my computer and it would not allow me to click open your site. Message was "this site is determined to be unsafe and access could harm your computer" Sorry but during your building or one of your affiliate stringers slipped a malicious stringer of code in on you.

Thought you would like to know.
Ron
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sporkypie Premium
uh oh! Not sure how to resolve this, but thank you for the heads up!
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HisbelA Premium
Hi Sporkypie,
Thank you for following me, I do really appreciate it.
I like your username, it makes me smile. I am also an apple shape person, so I might pick your brain on that one sometimes. It is annoying when the tommy gets on the way of an otherwise lovely dress.
I wish you success in your business ventures with WA,
All the best
Hisbel
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Hisbel, thanks so much for the nice note and return follow! Definitely feel free to pick my brain about apple stuff, it has been a long-time obsession! I have lots of solid recommendations on my site as well. best of luck here!
-Stephanie
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Stephanie and Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will surely have realized by now that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 300+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me so thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember - get involved.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Robert - thank you for the kind welcome and return follow. I will check out your blogs, I'm sure there's some great information there! I want to learn whatever I can from the people with the most experience here!
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Kyle Premium
Stephanie, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Stephanie.
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Kyle, thanks for checking in! I'm slowly working my way through Bootcamp and hopeful that it's all coming together. Thanks for being available, everyone here has been really helpful!
-Stephanie
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Kyle Premium
No problem at all Stephanie, it is great to have you here at WA and I absolutely look forward to working with you and seeing you progress in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead.

I am connected to WA throughout the day, so if you ever have any questions let me know. I am always around! :)

PS. Happy Wednesday, I hope you are having nothing short of an amazing week!
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stephhill Premium
Hi Stephanie. That is my name too. Many thanks for following me. I love that you are a "cat" mom....That is terrific. I have a cat website. You can check it out if you want. https://blackcatlover.com

I am following you as well. We cat parents have to stick together. :)
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Stephanie, a cat site! I love it! I was actually thinking of starting a tuxedo cat website (in honor of my darling, of course). I should pick your brain sometime! Thank you for following me too :)
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katkahunzas Premium
Hi Stephanie I am responding to your question regarding Amazon link..
I have been using amazon alot on my site. I am not an expert yet as I only started a few weeks ago.
You can look at my site to see what I have done. Trumpet-usa.com

I have made an amazon Astore which is really easy. This way, people do not leave my site. It is actually a part of my site. You just click on product linking and you will see Astore at the bottom. It was pretty easy to figure out.

You can also insert the product link by coping the html and inserting it into the text part of your word press.
And another option I have used a lot is copying the picture and then in the wordpress visual page after you paste the photos, you can link the picture to the amazon code. Make sure that you click the box to open it in another page. So, you click on the link in wordpress, paste the link in, then open the link options on the link bar which will open the link box that you check. You can also link your other pages into your text this way.

I also used the native shopping ads on this site Grundy-knives.com
they are really easy and you can link 8 or more product into your page. The downfall, is I couldn't figure out how to choose my own products. There is probably a way... The good thing is that if they use your link and go to Amazon, you get commissions for every other purchase they make as well.

I hope I have explained this well enough for you to understand it.
Let me know if you have any questions and I will try to explain better.
Good Luck! Have fun building your site! Take care, Sandra
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Sandra,
Thank you for the ideas and the introduction!

My issue is that my wordpress template doesn't "process" the html that amazon gives you on the affiliate page.

I have to take the link with my affiliate referral name out of it the code, and then use just that link to create links in text or images in my post. I can't just copy this whole block in for some reason. I don't know why I'm having this problem!
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sporkypie Premium
And this is what it ends up looking like
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tgifwwjd Premium
Hi Stephanie.
Welcome aboard. You have come to the right community. Nothing else like it in the world that I have found.
I am amazed by the number of people I'm meeting here that simply scoot around the world on adventures. The stuff dreams are made of for me I'm afraid. I haven't been out of the US since 1966 when I was in the US Navy.
I will be excited to follow you and see your progress.
Good Luck.

Ted
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Ted,
thanks for the kind welcome! yes, it's fun to travel, and I encourage you to get outside your comfort zone and visit somewhere new! or somewhere that you really liked back in your Navy days. can be fun to see how places change.
best of luck to you too, and I'll see you around!
Stephanie
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joekeriii Premium
Aloha Stephanie,
Welcome to WA!
I've just been here a few months, but I've already learned a lot and created a website that's getting some traffic.

Kyle & Carson have put together an awesome program here and it's made very strong by engaging the collective wisdom of the WA community.

It takes time and effort, but results do come if you stick with it.
-Joe
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sporkypie Premium
Thanks for the perspective, it's good to hear from relative newcomers and gives me hope that my site will be functioning as intended soon!!
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Loes Premium
Hello Stephanie,♫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 have listed 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
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sporkypie Premium
Hello Loes, thank you so much for the information! I look forward to taking advantage of all you have learned and shared. I'm also a lists person, so this is great. Take care,
Stephanie
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Loes Premium
Thanks Stephanie, have a great day:)

WA is much more advanced than Facebook, when you click the little v on the top right of your comment you will get the option to edit and you can change the ahve into have :)
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KatherineN1 Premium
Sporkypie,

You are a brave girl to read the news this day and time! Ha! But, every once in a while there is some good news; I'm just not looking in the right newspapers.

WA is a very nice community to belong too. Just keep on having fun and continue to make this world a better place to live in.

Good luck with much success.

Katherine
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sporkypie Premium
Hi Katherine, thanks for the kind note and introduction. Yeah, my news habit is getting to be a little much these days, which is part of my motivation to find something else to fill my time!
thank you and best of luck here!
Stephanie
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KatherineN1 Premium
Thanks.
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revluctlc Premium
Hey Stephanie, your travels across Asia must have, given you something to write about, if you look at some key words, bet you could come up with something about your experience's, like how did you travel, what problems did you face.. how did you get around these problems.. you could give people advice, on travelling etc etc.. :)
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sporkypie Premium
That's a great suggestion, thank you so much!
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EddySalomon 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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sporkypie Premium
There are so many places to start, but I will need to pick one. Gonna give my first website a shot soon, and will ask for your feedback on that!
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EddySalomon Premium
I would recommend reading the following before you create a site: Any niche idea you have should meet the requirements I listed there. Let me know if it helps you after reading it.
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GeniusALL Premium
Thank you for the follow.

Also make sure to check out my blog and share what you think with the community, a little of daily motivation can't hurt right? P.S : You can also check out the post I did to help you have a successful journey.
https://thestealthwealth.com/why-90-of-new-business-fail
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sporkypie Premium
Thank you for the info and the encouragement, can't go wrong with Lincoln!
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EddySalomon Premium
Hey Stephanie!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate my friend! Just in case you forgot, I am Eddy with a y. LOL We met back on my blog: http://www.WorkAtHomeNoScams.com. I'm happy my babbling didn't scare you away and you had enough trust in me to give WA a shot!

Trust me when I say you made the right decision and you're going to love this community! You're on your way to building a long term online business like yours truly did because of the training and support here at WA!

That said, let's get you started on the right note so you can get the most out of your time here. As a new member, the first thing you should do is fill out your account profile. Don't even trip, it's really easy to do. All it consists of is the following simple steps:

(1) Add your profile image
(Can be anything you want. Just don't make it dirty. lol)

(2) Add a personal description.
(Let us know about yourself and why you're here at WA!)

That's it!

If you do these simple steps it will really show you're serious about learning how to succeed at this business and people will be more likely to answer your questions and help you if they see you've taken the two minutes to complete your profile. If you need help on doing this, watch the following video: Next you should definitely check out the "Get Started Here" training. This is going to get you up and running with your own website very quickly and has a lot of really easy to follow video training that is going to help this whole "process" make sense.

Here is a direct link to this training: If at any time you need help, just ask. There are a ton of good folks here within the community that will be more than happy to help you out and within the first 7 days of your Starter membership you are going to have access to Live Chat, so make sure you check that out. Just remember people are more inclined to help you if you've completed your account profile as described above.

Anyways, I thought I would personally welcome you. As you can see I don't just promote WA, I'm actually here as a member waiting to help you! So reach out to me. Start by filling out your profile. Don't be shy. I won't bite.

I look forward to reading your profile and hearing from you. So go fill that out now. I really want to know more about you so I can help you achieve your goals!

Speak to you soon Stephanie!

Your buddy,
Eddy with a Y. (Get it right. LOL)

P.S. If you have any doubts that this business is real or if it will work for you, check this little article out: When you see what companies are already involved in this business, it's going to be eye opening!
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