About Techiescot
Joined October 2016
I'm Gillian and I am lucky to live in the beautiful Scottish countryside with my children and friendly Jackadoodle.

Originally a teacher, I spent over 30 years in Asia, including Japan and Hong Kong. While in Hong Kong, I was also fortunate enough to train in aromatherapy massage and began to follow a more holistic approach to nutrition and health. I studied meditation and mindfulness and am currently writing a number of books on the subject. I still do some tutoring and love to help young people.

I also run a number of businesses and have been selling online for over a decade. Now that I am looking at retirement in the NEXT decade, I want to move to more passive income. I am committed to helping others, especially women and single mothers in particular, to making progress in any area of their lives. Let me know if I can help anyone. I can listen, too, if you just need a shoulder to lean on for a moment while you catch your breath.
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MichalB Premium
Hi Gillian,

I was searching for term "Napoleon Hill" here within WA and have read your post regarding Mastermind alliance.

Currently I also read/listen the "napoleon hill 17 principles of success".

Actually I started to read it for 2nd time since I did not finish it at the first shot.
I found an audio at YouTube (it has more than 24 hours) so I do both read and listen at the same time.

I believe there are lot of stuff which can be used and applied these days, also while building a site regarding the Super Affiliate Challenge.

What do you think.

Have a great weekend
Cheers
Mike
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topnacho Premium
Hello I want to thank you for following me and in return I'll be following you I want to welcome you to the family of wa and please forgive me for not responding earlier but I have been out of circulation on personal issues but I want to welcome you to the family of wa my best wishes to you.
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AfqmBiz Premium
This is my appreciation message to all community members that willing to spare your ample time just to following me together networking under WA.

I wish all the best in your 2017 journey and beyond!

Keep it up and Welcome aboard! :)

*P/S: Glad to being able to send out my message to every following friend Dashboard Page on my networking. I take this opportunity to briefly know each and everyone. Hopefully I can remember all :)
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Techiescot Premium
Hi

Thank you for the message. Have a great year and let me know if I can be of any help to you at all.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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AfqmBiz Premium
Will do, thanks and welcome

:)
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maguirem2008 Premium
Hi Gillian
Thanks for the follow returning the favour.
I live across the water from you in Ireland I also have a love for dogs mine is a mix between a retriever and a collie like yours when he wants attention he nudges the arms and lifts it away from whatever I am doing.
Wishing you success here at WA
Marie
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Marie

My dog doesthat too ... wonder where they learn that?

All the best

Gillian
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kvchung Premium
Hi Gillian, thanks for the follow, will follow you back. You have a great bio and such an amazing experience in Asia. That's one goal my wife and I are aiming for when we achieve some financial freedom with WA. Here's wishing you all the best to success with your online business and to a great 2017!
Kevin
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Kevin

Thank you so much. All the best to you too

warmest wishes

Gillian
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sylviaO1 Premium
Hi Gillian, very nice to meet you. Great bio. My daughter is an Educator. She has her DOCTRITE in education and I am very proud of her!
This is also new to me, and I am looking to making a good passive
income to retire on as well.
Love this site, as I have met many wonderful people from around the world. I am Califorian, so you are the first I have met in your area.
Keep the following and much success Yes feel free to reach out and converse anytime to me as well.
toodooles
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Techiescot Premium
Hi

Lovely to meet you too. I have been to California - I spent some time in Orange Country and at Oceanside. I loved it. My sister also lived in San Diego for a while and I visited her there in 1988.

Here is to your success at WA.

All the best

Gillian
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devonguttez Premium
Thank you so much for following Gillian, wow! 30 ears in Asia, hope all is well with you and your online venture. Really ecstatic that lateIy have been followed by high ranked people here in WA such as yourself. I am so honoured. Thank you for having me on board your network team I could use some of your skills along the way and I hope I could be of use to your progress.I am also a good listener can say they I would have all the answers, but a caring soul I do have.

Wish you all the best
Susan
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Susan

All the best for your journey here at WA.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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Rozita1 Premium
Hi Techiescot. You are my first follower, so you will always be dear to me. I enjoyed reading your profile and was able to identify with much of it. On weekends I teach young kids who are struggling in school just because I love doing it. I am also into health, fitness and nutrition though mainly on a personal level. I am currently trying to incorporate regular meditation into my life and my son's. He is 16 years and plays tennis, and we are working on building mental toughness in him now. I am a single mom. I'm sure you will hear more from me, so thanks for the offer of assistance.
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Rozita

Us single mothers need to stick together! My kids are 16 and 19 now so I feel I am through the worse of the difficulties. I found it really hard though when my son was 15 though.

Let me know if you need any help at all. Just send me a message and I will see what I can do.

All the best

Gillian
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Gillian, nice to hear from you. I look forward to getting to know you my new WA friend.

I read about Leah. I guessed a JR/poodle mix. She is gorgeous. I love shaggy dogs.

Best wishes with WA.

Work hard, have some fun and don’t forget to ask questions.

A very nice boss once told me, ‘Helen, when you ask a silly question everyone else breathes a collective sigh of relief because they don’t have to!’ And that is so true. No question is silly so ask away.

If I can’t help I might be able to point you in the right direction.

Now let us keep in touch.

Ciao
Helen
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Techiescot Premium
Many thanks, Helen. Very wide words.

I hope we can connect along the way.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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HelenpDoyle Premium
I hope my words are wise as well as wide:-)
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Techiescot Premium
Ooops ... never great when you don't have your glasses on to post messages ... Sorry.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
I can't even blame my glasses. I have them on all the time and this used to include in the shower (I washed them then). Unfortunately the new coatings don't like hot water.
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Massagearroo Premium
Hi Gillian ,
Its nice to meet you. I am across the sea in the west of Ireland .I have worked for years in the massage business and also have a dog. .a kerry blue called Sky blue. She belongs to my daughter and naturally I'm the granny to the dog. I have similar interests to yourself and look forward to getting to know you. I'm just starting off on the Internet and I'm very excited about it.Here's to being positive.
Sinead.
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Sinead

Lovely message ... and lovely to meet you too. Let me know if I can be of any assistance to you.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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RandellD Premium
Hi Gillian,
So nice to meet you. Following you now. Sounds like you are living a busy life. I want to know when you are ready to publish any of your books since I have a business proposal for you.
Do keep in touch. You can send me a private email when you are ready.
All the best at WA
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. My plan is to redraft before publishing but I will get in touch once I have done that.

Sounds intruiging ...
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Vinsquest Premium
Hello there!

I hope you are doing great so far.

Thank you for connecting and letting me be part of the same network! If there is anything I can do, please let me know. I wish you only the best and a successful Wealthy Affiliate journey.

I'll see you around!

Vini
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Vini

Thank you for that great message. I hope we are able to help each other reach our full potential through WA.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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dongraysa Premium
Hello Gillian - thank you for connecting.

We have a few things in common - I too was born in Scotland - Aberdeen. I lived in Scotland for the first 11 years of my life. Latterly, I lived in North Berwick -where my dad was the local Church of Scotland minister.

My family moved to South Africa and have lived here for 57 years - with regular trips - business and family - back to Scotland.

In which part of Scotland do you live? I have intent of 'coming home' - hopefully this year.

Hence my focus on WA as a way of earning cash to support my lifestyle in the UK.

I will follow you and you're progress. This is all new to me - so I have much to learn from you.

I'm very interested in you're experience of selling on-line.

One simple question - (if you'd be prepared to answer?!)

Do you make enough money selling on-line to LIVE without any other income - I think that I will need about GBP2500 to 3000 to live a comfortable life in the UK

thanx for the connection - and for being prepared to help.
My e-mail address is dongraysa@gmail.com
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Don

Lovely to meet up with you here on WA. I am from Forfar so not far from Aberdeen.

My original online business (which is a physical product business) started in 2005 and now turns over £1m per annum ... but it is not passive income. It is very hard work and I spend half my time in a warehouse/shop/delivery van. We have three websites and now also have a shop which we opened two years ago. So I guess that is not the model you are after.

In the past, I have earned passive income from online businesses but not enough to live on. This is why I have joined WA. I have given myself 10 years to be earning enough passive income to retire and spend my days in front of the laptop on beach somewhere.

It will take a lot of hard work!

Thank you for your connection. Here is to a propsperous 2017.

Warmest Wishes

Gillian
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PhilBrewster Premium
Hello Gillian,

Thank you for following me. Your experiences are amazing to this country boy. I have been actively interested in Aromatherapy, Holistic Living and as a Registered Nurse was able to instill that within many of my patients. I practice meditation on a attempted regular basis and when I do I find myself experiencing a fantastic day. I also follow the Buddhist "Middle of the Way" Pathway to the best of my ability.

I am certain that you will be an excellent example of success for many women and men as well.

Phil
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Phil

Thank you so much for your kind words. I really appreciate it.

All the very best for 2017.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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DawnLearst1 Premium
Wow, thank you so much for your inspiration and encouragement! I'm probably older than most here as most my life was marriage and raising family. But kids are grown and my husband has passed so I need to do this and take care of mom and hopefully fund a nice retirement for myself. I've never had any feeling of support so it is very much appreciated!
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Techiescot Premium
You are very welcome. Please do get in touch if I can be any help to you.

All the best

Gillian
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ccolgis Premium
Hi somehow I lost the first message I was sending you and so I will start over. I am a reiki master and have a certification as a reconnective healer. I don't practice either much any more. I am very interested in learning how to make money on this program. Unfortunately I am not that internet savey and I really need to supplement my income. My husband died recently and I am supporting my sister. I live on Social Security which is not much. I would appreciate any and all help you can give me to succeed. Thank you so much. Carol
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WOnisemoh Premium
Good luck to you
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Techiescot Premium
I woulde be delighted to help you. The training here is excellent and simply following the training is usually enough to get started. If you need any specific help, just message me.

Which niche are you going to focus on?

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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Techiescot Premium
All the best for 2017.
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ccolgis Premium
I am not sure which niche I am going to use. I have a website called www.helpingoverdruggedfosterchildren.com but am not sure it will draw traffic. I am also thinking about doing a web site on Yorkshire dogs. I have one (who is the love of my life) and I think it will draw more traffic. What do you think? Can I change the subject on my website?
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Techiescot Premium
Hi

If you are thiking of making money frm your website, I think the Yorkshire dogs is definitely the more likely to pull in traffic. However, the other one sounds like something you have knowledge of and will help people. (Helping people is something I am passionalte about)

Thinking about affiliate programs, there will be many more products to promote for dogs I would think. Do some research n this to be sure though. It is a bigger market but more competition too,

I have a jackadoodle (Jack Russell Poodle mix) who is still snoozing on my bed this morning as I write this.

Let me know what you decide.

Gillian
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StinaP Premium
Hi Gillian,
thanks for the follow and for your kind feedback on my website:-D

I read your profile and you have such an interesting background. You also seem to be an incredible sweet woman, a person I just want to hug and thank for being there for everyone!!

Best of luck, health and success to you for 2017!
Stina
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you so much. All the best for you in the new year.
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Larramiep Premium
Hello, Gillian, and thank you for the Follow. I think you may be the answer to my prayers here. I'm interested in wellness and nutrition and believe in aromatherapy but without the massage therapy. Yes, that is too broad and I need to narrow my niche. Any idea/suggestions would be welcome.

I am a retired counselor who would like to make a bit of extra income here. is it possible? Would you be willing to steer me in the right direction?

Thank you.
Larramie
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Techiescot Premium
Hi.

What kind of counselling did you do? You might have a specific niche right there as you have helped people in a particular area before. Perhaps you can turn your experience into an online business.

My niche is currently too big ... but I am sticking with it for the moment and going to work my way into something more specific.

All the best for 2017

Gillian
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Larramiep Premium
I did personal counseling and would not feel that was safe or ethical to do so online. However, I'd like to help other feel better about themselves in simple, easy ways, such as aromatherapy. Do you feel there would be enough affiliates for that?

Larramie
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Techiescot Premium
Absolutely. Aromatherapy is big business these days. Which country are you in?

Also, your book blog will be great as an Amazon affiliate site promoting books and channeling people towards Amazon to make the purchase.

Gillian
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Callelee Premium
Hi Gillian,

Thank you for the follow.

So glad you're part of my network. I've learned a lot about holistic medicine and nutrition and wholeheartedly believe in it and follow it as well (although some days are better than others)...still a work in progress but it did save my life!

What you do is wonderful and soooo necessary these days. Keep it up - you may touch more lives than you know just by being here.

Callelee
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Callelee, for you lovely message. Much obliged. All the very best for 2017.
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Dmitriy Premium
Hi Gillian, thanks for following me - it's nice to meet you here at WA!

I wish you to become an AWESOME online marketer (if you aren't already :) ) and live a life of your dreams!

My greatest passion is video games and I strongly believe that games can influence our lives in a very positive and beneficial way. I'm always ready and willing to discuss the topic, so feel free to contact me anytime, if you're even slightly interested.

Also, if you ever need anything, have questions to ask, thoughts to share or just want to chat – just send me a message and I will try to help as best I can.

Cheers, good luck and see you around!
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Techiescot Premium
Hi
Thank you for the welcome and for your good wishes. Video games are very popular and are likely to make an excellent niche. My niece is about to start a university course in Video Game design.

Merry Christmas and all the best for 2017.
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Dmitriy Premium
Thank you, Gillian, and Merry Christmas to you, too!

That's really cool - about your niece, I mean. I wish him the best of luck on his journey - I think it's really worth it :)
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. She is a girl - so she is likely to be in a minority in her course which should make her very marketable ...
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Dmitriy Premium
Oh, wow! That's just awesome :) I don't think there are many girls in video game design... They're always welcome in this industry - your niece made the right choice!
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kmer6 Premium
Happy Christmas Eve to you Gillian, my name is Ken and I welcome you to WA and thank you for the follow. I'm following you back. Ever since my wife Susan died of lung cancer (or the treatment therapy) I have been an advocate for alternative medicine and a more holistic way of living. Of course, there are so many stories circling around about what NOT to eat, or what exercise is better, and so on. Being a little gullible doesn't help me either when researching for a more healthy way to live. Who to believe and who to avoid sometimes becomes unclear. This is what makes online research so fascinating.
I look forward to working with you and sharing information that will benefit us all. I wish you a very merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous new year.
Ken
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Ken

Thank you for your message. You are right! We do need to look at all alternatives .... and to live more naturally.

Merry Christmas and All the best for 2017.

Gillian
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despatis Premium
Dear Gillian, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, most appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Desmond. Much appreciated.
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CheriM Premium
Hi Techiescot's,
I love your description and list of interests. I am a new comer to this forum and just discovering a niche and I will be able to expand on it when I begin to branch out. I would love to collaborate with you about your ideas on hollistics and the way it effects nutrition. If you don't mind I will get back in touch with you in few weeks?

Best regards,
Cher.
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Cher
Please get back in touch and let's see how we can help each other.
Warmest wishes
Gillian
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SSGuy Premium
Welcome!
Looking forward sharing thoughts with you in WA, although I'm not young (82) or a female- I'm learning to lean to a more holistic approach in life, practicing better nutrition and living healthier, as I'm a Type 2 Diabetic and have had 5.5 Body PH Issues for years and working on how to reach a Body PH of 7.2 or so.

Looking forward networking with you now & in 2017.
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Techiescot Premium
The community here is so supportive. I feel sure 2017 is going to be a great year.
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soulhurdler Premium
Thank you for the follow Gillian. Your Bio sounds lovely and I love that helping other people is your passion. That is a wonderful thing. I am a massage therapist and reflexologist and love that it helps people on many levels. I also love the fact that you are Scottish as it has a very special place in my heart. My parents and siblings all live there and that is where i will go for Christmas. Enjoy your journey here and stay in touch. Namaste :-D
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for the message. Where abouts in Scotland do you folks live? I am on the East Coast - wee place called Forfar.
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soulhurdler Premium
Sorry for the late reply Gillian but was busy and away for the weekend so just getting to catch up. My family are over on the West coast in a small village called Kilbarchan. Only a ten minute drive from Glasgow airport so handy for flying in. Have a beautiful Christmas with your loved ones :-D
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Techiescot Premium
I know Kilbarchan as I have quite a lot of deliveries with my garden furniture business in that part of the world. Hope you have a fabulous time with them at Christmas.
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soulhurdler Premium
Hi Gillian. Happy New Year. It is a small world indeed!! I only just read your reply and I have been over and back. Did not stay for Hogmany but did have a lovely time over Christmas. Maybe one day we will get to meet in Kilbarchan!! Keep in touch and happiness for your year :-D
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KeyMasterZ Premium
Wow, impressive oriental background especially the holistic therapy, thanks kindly for the follow.

Got a question about self-healing my first five vertebrae are giving me chronic back pain due to pinched nerves, one is slipped and the others are moving around allot.

Perhaps an exercise or some type of stretch?

Alberto.
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Techiescot Premium
I don't have a medical background so please don't take what I say as you would from your doctor. If you can, see a chiropractor who will give you specific exercises depending on where your pain is emanating from - and it is not always from where you might expect. Anyway I would also suggest the following:

Ice and Heat - 15 mins of each
Rest
Rest
Sleep
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KeyMasterZ Premium
Thanks so much I have been maintaining it for over 25 years just thought I would get your take on the problem.

Respectfully
Alberto.
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Techiescot Premium
Meditation may also help with the control of the pain.
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KeyMasterZ Premium
Good to know and most appreciated.

Alberto.
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WLG Premium
Greeting Gillian,

Thanks for the follow,I'm returning the favor.Pleased to make your acquaintance.With your experience you will do quite well here in Wealthy Affiliate with the platform Kyle and Carson have created.

I Pray that you have continued success in all of your endeavours and may The LORD Our Saviour Shower His Abundant Blessing UpOn You Always.

To God Give The Glory;
Praise His Holy Name;
Your Brother In Christ;
Respectfully;
William
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, William. I am enjoying my time at WA and am learning a great deal. Thank you for the follow back.
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WLG Premium
My pleasure-William
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Roybretton Premium
Hello Gillian, thank you for the follow, I am now following you. I've just been reading your profile, it's great that you have been selling products online for over a decade, I have been working online for a similar period. It looks like you're getting on well at Wealthy Affiliate, it's a great place to be. I look forward to networking with you and reading your blog posts.

All the best to you Gillian, Roy.
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Roy.
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JanSwe Premium
Hi Gillian and thanks for the follow!

It was interesting to read about your experience from Asia. I would love to go there some time.

It's great that we have so may experienced people here at WA!

I just left my "regular" job as a procurement officer to work full time online so now it's all or nothing :)

Welcome to connect more with me if you would like to share or discuss something or maybe I contact you :)

I wish you all the best!

Regards, Jan
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Techiescot Premium
THank you, Jan. Look forward to connecting in the future.
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tyroneg1 Premium
Hi Techiescot...My name is Tyrone Greenidge i've just become a new premium member of the wealthy affiliate and presently going through the training program which is excellent. but i am having a problem in terms of writing web content for my niche which is diets for obese children.

when it comes to writing i am limited as a result the web content for my niche can not start. with your experience in writing i am looking forward for your help in that regards. please let me know if that is possible thank you in advance.
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Techiescot Premium
Writing should come from the heart because the website needs to sound authentic. I suggest that you perhaps look at "grammarly" which is a software which can point out errors of grammar, punctuation and spelling. With that software installed, anyone can write better copy.
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Techiescot Premium
There is a free version, I believe.
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tyroneg1 Premium
Hi Techiescot..... Where is this software available?
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Techiescot Premium
Hi

Look here ...

https://www.grammarly.com/

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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NathalieJG Premium
Hello Gillian, thanks for connecting.
My last job was a holistic therapist (reflexology, massage etc).
Although, I am currently training to become a web designer however, I would like to offer treatment a day or two per week.
Anyway, nice meeting you and wish you every success possible in your new adventure.

Nathalie
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Techiescot Premium
I would love to be a therapist. I am a consultant for Neal's Yard Remedies Organic which has a huge range of organic skincare and aromatherapy products. Let me know if you would like to know more about Neal's Yard Remedies Organic and the business opportunities it presents..

Where are yuo located?
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NathalieJG Premium
I used to rent different rooms in London.
But, currently, I am not providing any treatment for the moment.
Maybe, next year.

N.
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Techiescot Premium
Let me know when and I will be sure to book in next time I am in London ... I am in North East Scotland
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NathalieJG Premium
Sounds good. Will definitely let you know. Thanks.
N
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Techiescot Premium
Thanks
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DaleOdom Premium
Hey Gillian, I see we share quite a lot in common. I actually have a website domain I currently bought called The Holistic Way Of Life. I don't have it up and running as of yet my other two sites are keeping me plenty busy at the moment but sometime in the future I hope to have it running.

Enough about that! I want to thank you for the follow and I look forward to hearing and learning more about you in the future. I wish you every success in life and in all of your online endeavors.

Dale
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Dale

Maybe you would consider a guest blog spot on my website once you have your up and running....

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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NINEK7 Premium
Hi Gillian! Very nice to meet you. Thank you for following me.
You sure have an amazing bio! I am certain you will have lots of success here also!
I wish you all the best and I do hope you will be able to fulfil your wish to help others!

Nina
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Nina

Thank you so much for the welcome. I have enjoyed WA so far.

All the best

Gillian
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LindaSMcRae Premium
Hi there, friend, thank you for following me! Hope you are following your training and getting your website built. I wish you all the best with your online business! This is the most awesome community I have ever found! If I can help in any way, please don't hesitate to contact me! I am including my most used blog here on WA and training posts that I hope will be helpful.
With Kind Regards,
Linda
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you Linda. I will read over these tonight after work. This place is so helpful. Thank you.
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LindaSMcRae Premium
Hi, So nice to meet you! Wishing you much success! Linda
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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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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for the welcome. I will check out your websites ...
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Compsol99 Premium
My pleasure Gillian. I look forward to your comments. Let me know if there is anything I can help you with.
Regards,
Shawn
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mannchiang Premium
Thank you for your follow, Gillian. I was born in Hongkong, but I've spent a lot more time in Canada than in Hongkong, and I'm looking forward to spending more time in Japan in the years to come.
I'm sure you landed on an awesome online marketing training community at WA which has everything you need to and want to know for your online success.
All the Best to your WA success.
Manny
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for the welcome. My children were both born in Hong Kong ... but now have been in UK for longer than they were in Hong Kong.
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PAULttk333 Premium
Hello Gillian,
I just upgrade my 'Black Friday' great deal to Yearly premium.
If you can and have not done so, I would encourage you to because it is at about half the usual price and last for only the next few days. The feeling is great and I now just have to concentrate on improving my website on the next one year.
I am following you back and wish you good luck!
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Techiescot Premium
I did the same first thing this morning as soon as I saw it. I am loving this community and learning so much.
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vanbot Premium
Hi Gillian, thanks for the follow, I'm following you back. You must put a photo of your Jackadoodle, I have never seen one, I have a Springer spaniel and a cocker spaniel, both totally daft but lovely dogs. I am wishing you nothing but luck, success and happiness in your business and your life.:-))Steph
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Techiescot Premium
My Jackadoodle, Leah, is a complete cutie. I will put a pic up soon. Thank you for the follow :-)
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OlderGuy Premium
Hi Gillian,

Sounds like you live a great life and have been successful.
Keep helping people; I find that many need guidance. Sometimes when they don't even know it. I would like to read one of your books; please let me know when and where they are available.

Thanks for following me; I'll follow me also.

Have a great day
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you .... I will let you know once I have redrafted the books. I have three in draft form but none are ready to share yet.
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Loes Premium
Hello Gillian,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for following me.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I also made 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 on the right (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please add a comment to this message or leave them on my profile.
Success building your business in 2016-2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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brooksbode90 Premium
Hello there, Gillian, you're very welcome to my network, thank you; I'm right behind you. Your profile information is fascinating; the desire to help others is admirable. I'm glad we're in a place with high quality internet and online business training, that we can use to advance our lives. I wish you the best of success here.
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for your kind words. I am so glad to have found WA.
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brooksbode90 Premium
You're welcome, Gillian, I'm glad you feel that way.
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Gillian.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your network. I graciously accept by following you back.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate University.

I look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Kindest Regards,

Paul.
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you Paul. I am learning a grea deal here ... hopefully I can give something back too.
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PMindra Premium
All in due time my new friend. There is not a race here.

I am actually very slow. I have been here since May, and I do not have a website up for 'comments.'

'God's Speed...then mine.'

Thank you for stopping by to say hellow.

Your gesture is greatly appreciated.

Paul.
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PMindra Premium
Thank you for the like.

And thanks fot taking the time.

Paul.
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Lady May Premium
Hey thx for following me it's an honor! I'm sure you'll do really well at WA! Here is one of my blog articles to help you move forward I hope we can continue to connect and share ideas with each other in the future. Sharon :)
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Techiescot Premium
Hi Sharon

Thank you for the welcome and for sending me the link to your blog. I am enjoying the training immensely and am following it to the letter.

I look forward to sharing my ideas with you in the future.

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Gillian and welcome to wealthy affiliate.
Since you joined you will have come to realise that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
Saying that if you get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 250+ blogs I have published within WA.
Thank you for the follow and I will follow you as well.
Remember, you get stuck you ask ok.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Robert. I will be sure to have a look at your Blogs. This is a fabulous community. I am really enjoying being here.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Gillian.
If you don't mind me asking, where in Scotland do you live?
I'm from Edinburgh of course.
Enjoy your Wednesday wherever you are.
Robert
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allchristie Premium
Thanks for the follow, there is warmth indeed in your profile, and always room for a caring person within our ken. I get to reply as I work all hours (Christie took off at midnight.
My goldendoodle is inches away hoping I will open the refrigerator to expose what she considers all hers. Doing my banking today, I took Sadie through the driveup line in my powerchair. When I got my documents back, the pile was topped with a large dog biscuit - she now thinks food comes from everywhere.
We shall follow your offerings with interest.
Larry
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Larry.

My wee jackadoodle gets a biscuit from the postie everyday. If I don't see the postwoman, it gets put through the mail box for her ... Love your Pics.

Here's to meeting again

Warmest wishes

Gillian
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Capu1 Premium
Hi Guillian,
Welcome to WA.
Thank you for the follow. it is a pleasure to connect with you.
Based on your profile, I can see you have had a busy and rewarding life,
with your expertise and knowledge and WA Support you will be able to develop he life stile you are looking for.
I love the part of = Aromatherapy Massage
Well my dear colleague, I wish you the best and looking forward to keeping in touch.
Thanks again,
Lisa
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. I have found this a very welcoming site.
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BBrandt Premium
Hello Gillian,
Thank you for following me. I have added you to my network. I have found that here are all of the tools needed along with the support to build a great online business. I believe the training is top notch. Remember to ask questions when you get stuck.

We have very similar passions, I too am into holistic health Much success to you.

Bruce
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you, Bruce. I think I will learn a great deal here.
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renelmiller Premium
It's great to meet you and it sounds like you have had a wonderful, adventurous life as opposed to my dull life sitting here in America wondering what I should do for the rest of my life. Eventually, my ex boss answered that question for me after he had harassed me for years; I sued him and then stayed home with my children. Anyway, so here I sit beginning this branch of my life. Hopefully opening up a humble and helpful area of life showing others how to help heal their own bodies from the ravages of diabetes. It's a very sad disease since most of it could have been avoided with proper nutrition.
So glad to have met you and I wish you the best of everything that there is to come.

Rene
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for the connection. Good luck with your WA journey.
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ttabor Premium
Hi Gillian, nice to meet you and thank you for your follow. Now I return your favour. Reading your profile I only realise that I have lots of catching up to do. It is amassing how much you managed to achieve. Congratulation Gillian!
Nutritional medicine is my passion and I believe that we have quite a lot in common. Please keep in touch until I will do some ground work and than hopefully we can do some things together...
Kind regards.

Tom
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. I have managed to get a few websites off the ground but still need to learn how to make a decent passive income out of them. Hopefully WA can show me how. You seem like such a friendly bunch.
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ttabor Premium
What a remarkably fast response...thanks a lot.
Well you just joined WA but from what I can see you are miles (if not marathon) away from where I am now..lol.
Take care and keep in touch please...
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Techiescot Premium
Bless you. I am probably older than you so had a head start ...but you will catch me quite easily xx
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Techiescot Premium
I think we are probably in different time zones. I am in Scotland ... where are you?
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ttabor Premium
On the first part you are wrong! On the second part I sincerely hope that somehow someday I will catch up with you, but I know that with your on line experience it will be very difficult...lol..and meantime we can have great conversation on the subject of holistic approach to nutrition and heath.
By the way you have been selling products on line for a while...could you please elaborate a bit more about it? What products and what methods of selling are you using? Thanks.

We live Down Under. To be exact in Melbourne, Australia...

Tom
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Techiescot Premium
I started selling online in 2005 through my own websites - firstly Garden Furniture (our family business) then an aromatherapy book using clickbank. The family business has grown and we manufacture and sell both indoor and outdoor furniture. The aromatherapy book is off the shelf for rewrite. I have just started selling Neal's Yard Remedies Organic - natural health and organic skincare products. I just love them.
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ttabor Premium
Thanks Gillian, very interesting, I was thinking about promoting several great natural health and lifestyle promoting books but I am wondering if it can ever bring any decent cash flow because you are only rewarded as an affiliate? Any comment on it?
Tom.
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Techiescot Premium
You can get books writter for you ... There are a number of companies which specialise in writing ebooks and you keep the copyright. Check out TheWritingSummit. I think that might provide a better return in the long run than simply selling other people's books and eprogrammes. Perhaps affiliate schemes for membership programmes might give a better and recurring income? With all these things, marketing is the key ... reach enough people and the sky is the limit.
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TW2016 Premium
Hi Gillian
Welcome to WA, great connecting with you and look forward to communicate with you often too.

If you have time Gillian, could you drop by my blog and have a read at it. I hope the blog will be helpful and motivates you. If you like the blog you read, please indicate "Like". For your convenience, you may just click on this link which brings you directly to my blog https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/tw2016/blog

Thank you.

Kind regards
Terry
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Techiescot Premium
Thanks, Terry. I read it and liked it.
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TW2016 Premium
Hi Gillian, thanks for taking time to visit and read the blog. Glad you like the blog. Wishing you many successes ahead. Do stay in touch. Terry ;)
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Steve1958 Premium
Thanks very much for following me...
It's great to make contact with you & I wish you all the best & much success with your internet marketing business!
You'll do well here & we're in good hands!
Best wishes...
Steve

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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for the Heads Up on this. It is very much appreciated. All the best

Gillian
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Steve1958 Premium
You're welcome...
Wher are you in Scotland?
I lived in Edinburgh in the late 70's for a few months...in January...it was a bit nippy!
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KelseyLim Premium
Hi Gillian, Thank you so much for the follow. I believe this is the best place to learn and share about IM. Besides the premium membership fee, there is no upselling. The WA community is warm and very supportive. May you find success at WA and grow a decent passive income. I love your profile and look forward to reading your posts or websites about meditation and the practice of mindfulness. [Kelsey]
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. I was drawn to this comminity because it seemed genuine and that is something I value.
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KelseyLim Premium
Me too. I believe there is real value in here and the rest is up to us. [Kelsey]
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IveTriedThat 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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Techiescot Premium
I am already interested and involved in aromatherapy, organic skincare, meditation and mindfulness so I will be looking at drilling down into those a bit more. I need to do a bit more research into the specifics but I have a couple of products (ebooks) already created in draft form but not published / marketed yet.

I think these are growth areas.
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xKennyC Premium
Gillian,

I see you decided to, what I like to call "Take the Leap" as well. First I would like to say Congratulations. Not only on taking the first step towards a better career opportunity, but also the first step at a better life. Not only are you about to embark on a major learning and building adventure. You also get to share this experience with many like minded people like yourself, on that very same adventure. I myself am no expert, but if there is anything I can do to help you along the way, please don't hesitate to ask. I wish you all the best in your future here at Wealthy affiliate.

Best Wishes,
-Kenny
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kimaltarejos Premium
Hi Gillian. Loved your self introduction. We're in the same field of holistic medicine but I'm still a student learning acupuncture. It's been a thrill to study oriental medicine so I think I will retire doing this for the rest of my life. I hope to graduate by end of next year and take the New York boards. I am curious to know how you initiated your first business after you graduated. Thanks in advance for sharing your thoughts.
Maria
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Techiescot Premium
Hi

I was a teacher for 35 years and still do a bit of teaching. I also run my own furniture business. I am not running a therapy business at the moment but might do in the future - so I cannot really answer the question you are asking.

Sorry.

Gillian
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IveTriedThat Premium
Hey Gillian! Just wanted to follow up and see how you're doing so far. Hope you've been enjoying the training offered here and the community as well.

I wanted to share with you a training I wrote here at Wealthy Affiliate. It's called "9 Tips for Internet Marketing Beginners" and it walks you through some of the things I've learned since joining Wealthy Affiliate over 5 years ago. Check it out below and leave a comment to let me know what you think!
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you. I am not quite a beginner but I am a begin againer ... If that makes sense. I have quite a few websites already but not fully monetised. I will have a look at this though ..

Thank you. It seem a very friendly place
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IveTriedThat Premium
Hey Gillian and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

My name is Steve and I'm the owner of IveTriedThat. You signed up through me and I thought I'd tell you a little about myself. I joined Wealthy Affiliate back in 2009, over 7 years ago. I was looking to learn how to supplement my income through Internet Marketing and what I've found was so much more.

By 2010, I was working full-time from home. These days, ALL of my income comes from my ventures online. In fact, my wife just recently quit her job to start her own business as well. Internet Marketing and Wealthy Affiliate have provided us with amazing opportunities (we've bought a house, get to travel the world, and best of all, no longer spend time "going to work") and I'm incredibly thankful to the training, tools, and support here that made it all possible. :)

I'd love for you to see the same level of success. So, if you ever have any questions or need a hand with anything, do not hesitate to get in touch with me. I am here to help!

To get started, you should add a short description and upload a picture. Wealthy Affiliate is a community and having a profile and a picture will really help get you acquainted here.

Anyways, thought I would just introduce myself. If there's anything I can do for you Gillian, just let me know!

Cheers!

Steve

PS. Once you setup your profile, reply to this message and I'll send you my 10 Hottest Business Ideas for 2016. They'll really help you get moving quickly here!
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Techiescot Premium
Thank you for your message. It seems like a very friendly network.
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IveTriedThat Premium
You're very welcome Gillian! You can find my 10 Business Ideas in this post here: Hopefully that will get some ideas moving for you and you can always ask me for any feedback or help along the way!
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