About ThatGuyDev
Joined May 2012
Hello everyone!

I started learning online marketing back in 2011 while studying Graphic Design in college. While in school I used most of my free time to learn the ins and outs of online marketing and eventually built a successful website.

In my free time I love to play guitar, snowboard and taking care of my snakes. Currently, I work as an SEO Analyst for an agency full time and spend my nights working on my own site. I'm always eager to make new connections and help people out so if you've read this far, why not drop me a comment and connect? :)

Thanks for stopping by and I hope we can collaborate sometime!
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haroda Premium
Hello Deven! Thank you for your suggestion on the crash of my window. It is a pain in the butt!!!

I am glad to be connected. I followed you. Best wishes for a fantastic year.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
No problem at all! Likewise!
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ChrisDE Premium
Hey Deven, just read your comment on MelissaDow's blog post/question regarding her thinking about cancelling. I liked your answer a lot and thought I'd leave a follow. Might come back to your offer to "help provide some pointers/feedback if you'd like" some day :-D

Cheers,
chris
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thanks Chris, anytime!
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ErikvL Premium
Thanks for the follow Deven, nice to meet a fellow Graphic Artist :)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Likewise!
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sy666 Premium
Hi Deven, can i ask if you are making any money out of this?
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey,
Yes - have been for years. Check out my 6 years Later post in my blog.
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sy666 Premium
thats great news, i will have a read through it thanks
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GrantSudduth Premium
Thanks for the follow, Deven!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Absolutely! I really enjoyed reading your story and hope to achieve the level of success you have someday.
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GrantSudduth Premium
Hopefully you'll do better than me!
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RaniaM Premium
Hello Deven
Very inspiring biography.. I enjoyed reading it..
Wishing you all the best!
Rania
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thanks and likewise!
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hakemp001 Premium
Sometimes you just have to follow because the content is so interesting!

Thank you for your inspiration, and interesting information!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thanks! Im glad you found some inspiration in my post :)
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Hi Deven I saw you on chat and connected as your name is apne jaisa. I just joined Wealthy Affiliates free membership today. Will start the training now. Will definitively disturb you for suggestions if I found any difficulty.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thanks for stopping by and good luck!
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Loes Premium
Hello Deven,♫Welcome! I am so pleased you found WA. Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun at WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

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

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2018. See you around, Greetings Loes
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GoldCrowd Premium
Hey Devin thanks again for the Review outline.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Don't mention it, glad I could help!
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HazelH Premium
Hi
I saw how much you were helping people on live chat - it is good to see somebody who is so supportive to the community.

Best Wishes
Hazel
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hi Hazel,

Always happy to help. Thanks for stopping by! :)
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paulakus1 Premium
I am trying to get referrals. So i thought if i did reviews on other sites or scam sites and put my WA post with the link to WA, that i might get a referral. I am not sure how long it takes to get your first referral but i was just trying to think of ways to do it.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
You are on the right track! I misunderstood you. What you are asking about is referred to as an internal link. And linking to your WA review from your negative review is a great way to help not only get your WA review some exposure but also more referrals. Just keep on working through the training and Kyle will show you how to do this best. I'm happy to help answer any questions you may have along the way.
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SeasonGirl Premium
Hi Devon, just followed you, I find that insulting also, when people just assume things about you, good response! I also read your bio, I just signed up for guitar lessons last week, :)
Have a nice evening-Trish
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Trish,

Thanks for the comment. While it was frustrating to see that when my own generation was being spoken down upon, frankly nothing like that has any place here at WA. We are here to help one another be successful, not be disrespectful. I know he thought he was having lighthearted fun but what he was saying was uncalled for. I do my best to keep WA chat as respectful as possible as its one of the main things folks see and drama can result in starter members being scared away from upgrading, which would be terrible for everyone.

Best of luck with your guitar lessons! Hope you love playing as much as I do!
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Claudioj Premium
Hi,
Thank you very much for your feedback on my site. From what I see in your profile, you are a professional SEO. I do not understand very well what I have to do with my homepage, static? I also do not know what is a feed. I would like to better understand the improvements I have to make on my site. Thank you very much friend, I'm following you now.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Claudio,

Thanks for stopping by. Essentially with Wordpress you have 2 options: a static home page or a post feed. A post feed will just display all your most recent posts whereas a static page can be designed to your liking. Take a look at my site to see what I mean by static. It has various design elements and navigation elements other than just post feeds. By choosing a static home page you give yourself much more freedom and flexibility to design your home page.

Check out this post for more info: https://convertkit.com/blog-homepage-design/
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Claudioj Premium
Many thanks, Deven your HomePage is excellent but I don´t know If I can make the changes with my theme what do you think?
Fashify is my theme.
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amexrn Premium
Hi Daven I saw you in chat and you seem to be a cool dude so I thought I will check you out and yes I connected.

Have a nice day and kind regards,

Arline :)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thanks for stopping by and for the follow!
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NicholasRich Premium
Hi there! I see you in chat all the time and you seem like someone that I'd like to connect with. I'm progressing through training but I can't wait to see what you think!

Cheers!
- Nicholas
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Nicholas,

Thanks for stopping by! Good luck with the training and don't hesitate to reach out if you ever have any questions.
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Been here for years, but thanks! :)
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TaniaHersel Premium
Hello, I was cruising around Live Chat and you gave plenty of helpful advice, which I always am on the lookout for. Thank you!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Of course, thanks for stopping by and the follow :)
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GuyfromNB Premium
Hi Deven. I see you've been doing this for a while and even as a job... nice to meet you.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Nice meeting you as well! That I have been, and I owe it all to WA
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GuyfromNB Premium
Cool
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SherryV Premium
I did not want to clutter up your question about zipcodes and multi site configs, but I believe you can go to the Help section and get help from Kyle and Carson. You have some very good concerns for starting up your parent's websites.
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dj-drea Premium
Hi Deven, I Liked your 2 years at WA article. Your guitar website is really well done :)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Dj, thank you for checking out my site and the kind words. :) Hope you & your sites are doing well!
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LCJohn Premium
I got an unexpected day off from my day job. Thought I would go back and thank everyone who decided to follow me. Thank you and best to you and your journey.
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donrw059 Premium
Hello DevenD, nice to meet you. Thanks for the follow and I have followed you back. I am so new to on line marketing and WA that sometimes I give myself information overload. Upgraded to premium today, still trying to figure things out. Would appreciate any and all feedback from you as I progress.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Welcome to WA! I'm happy to help with any questions you may have along the way. It can be easy to get overwhelmed with all the information available here. Just follow the courses one day at a time and you'll do great!
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KarenEldred Premium
Hi Dev, going to look at your music site. I've always been a bit of a musical numnut but have always believed even I could learn to play the piano. It's never too late. ke
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mightypaul1 Premium
my site is about music http://howtolearntoplaypiano.com/
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crp2511 Premium
Hi from a fellow guitar player. Good to meet you.
Craig
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Nice to meet you as well!
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best 4 you Premium
Hello Deven-glad to have you a WA friend!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Likewise! Thanks for stopping by!
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Anewcreature Premium
Dev, please to meet and to greet you!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hi Robert, it's great to meet you as well. I hope your time at WA has been/will be very rewarding for you!! Feel free to let me know if you have any questions.
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Jaweda2k Premium
Hey Deven, just curious if you know how well your guitar lessons would translate to a Ukulele
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey James, sorry I'm just responding now. I didn't see this. Some of the lessons on finger dexterity and building up strength/speed in your fingers could cross over to Ukulele. Other than the size difference, a Ukulele also has a different number of strings and the respective notes of each open string is different than on a guitar. For this reason, the song and chord lessons would not translate very well at all. However the exercises I teach can really be applied to any string instrument with a fretboard.

Hope this helps, sorry again for the delay!
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Jaweda2k Premium
Thanks Deven. We picked up a cheap one for the kids for Christmas and I was just curious about how well it would translate. Don't worry on the delay.

Hope all is well!
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TravelHacker Premium
Thanks for the follow back :)
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djsnaith25 Premium
Hey Dev! Fellow guitarist here. I really like your site- nice layout and design and great content! I plan to set up a music site myself at some stage as well! Dom.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Dom, always great to hear from a fellow musician. Thank you for the kind words, man. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions along the way!
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Greggs92 Premium
Hey Dev, hope everything is ok with you?. if you need any help, message me man! :)
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Greggs92 Premium
Im Learning guitar Dev. its a great hobby to have!!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Thats awesome! I agree, it's an excellent hobby. My guitar has gotten me through a lot through the years
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HotBizMan Premium
Thanks for the follow.
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wtbee2013 Premium
Thanks for choosing to follow need to come and look at all your stuff and steals some idea lol
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skiergal Premium
Dev thanks for the follow. WA is a great place to learn how build a successful online business.
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tburentau Premium
Thank you for follow and you are smart boy i like you the way you already done help the dumb when you have time so you can chat with me to help take care
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Glad I could help!
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Marcus WFHW Premium
Dev thanks for the follow. There is lots of great training, resources and support here for you.
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jonart Premium
Hello Deven: We definitely need more artist/musicians out here....:) I'm one of those too. Hope you have a great experience out here on WA....:)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Jon, I agree we do! I've tried to find some musicians to network with on here and it's always been a grueling task. Feel free to get in touch, bud!
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art tech Premium
Hello Dev, Thanks for the follow. Hello clicked on your website link and it says sorry page not found. I think you need to take off the extra m in comm. Best wishes.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey, no problem and THANKS! I did not see that, I really appreciate the heads up.
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sammikay Premium
Thanks for following me!

Sammi:)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
For sure! :)
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dolphinator Premium
Hello Dev and thank you for the follow!
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ThatGuyDev Premium
No problem!
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meritocracy Premium
Thanks for the follow Dev. I'm a guitar lover too. Not much good, but hoping to improve a lot over the next few years. Will definitely check out your site. All the best.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hey Kevin, no problem. Feel free to let me know if you have any questions with your online ventures or guitar playing. I'd be happy to help!
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Rick Jantz Premium
Hi Dev and thanks for the follow. Judging my Live Chat you're doing well here.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hi Rick, no problem! I'm doing what I can haha
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Ema Premium
Thanks for the follow, Hope you succeed or already have coming out of debt :)
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KathyS Premium
Sorry I meant to say Hi Dev:)
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Haha, thank you and no problem!
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KathyS Premium
Hi Deven, thank you for the follow.
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Veveric Premium
Hi Dev, welcome to WA and thanks for the follow! You've made ​​the right decision when you came to WA and I'm sure that you'll have a lot of benefits in this great community. Wish you all the best in your future online ventures!

Best Regards
Milos
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jaratrim09 Premium
Hey, thank you for following, looks like you have a good niche to start, wish you the best.
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Hi! Deven. am new and somehow i can't get my first task done since i have no idea how to upload my chat. could you help me please?
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jaratrim09 Premium
Hey, sorry to butt in, I had same problem, just put your live chat comment in and push ENTER on your key board.
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BIS Premium
Hi Deven
Regarding your article - These are things you need to think about in the future.

1) The headline. It needs to be compelling and interesting. Yours is:

"The Best Type Of Guitar Wood For Beautiful Tone" - This is grammatically horrible. Don't use headlines like this. I don't know exactly what your keyword is - but here's 3 examples
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a) 3 Reasons why the best type of guitar wood will guarantee a beautiful tone'
b) 'What you need to know about the best type of guitar wood.
c) Choose the best type of guitar wood will get you the best tone

None of the above are brilliant but they're more enticing than yours. Your headline is important. and if it doesn't entice them people won't carry on reading. I would have stopped at your headline. Obviously some have read it, but it could be one of the reasons why you didn't get more.

2) Proofreading - This takes time - but I suggest you always read your work out loud. The second sentence actually doesn't make sense. I am not just talking about poor grammar - that's not a big deal. It actually doesn't make sense (and I'm a guitar player)

3) Subheadings are really important because people skim read.

Your first one is " How and Why Company Budgeting Is Hurting Us" - I thought you were going to be talking about financial issues. It's completely inappropriate for the topic. Only 16% of people will read a whole article. You have to use sensible headlines.

Your second one was "Then what happened?" This means nothing - it's a waste of a subheading.

4) Your heading has to match the content. I've read your article 3 or 4 times - which of course I would never do as a reader - but at the end of it - it is still not clear to me which woods provide the best tone. Your heading sounds as if I would find out. If you don't do this correctly people won't bother with your articles in the future.

5) Links. With that length article you could have had 2 links. Always use the maximum you are allowed to increase your chances of people clicking through.

Hope this helps
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Awesome! Thank you so much. I've had a much higher work load the past few days but I really appreciate your suggestions and will get to work on them as soon as I have time this week. I definitely agree with most of what you said. Proof reading is a big enemy of mine... That needs to change. Thanks again!
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BIS Premium
Uhm - proofreading is an enemy of most of us. I just had to correct about 5 errors I'd made in my comments to you. Writing in a hurry is never a good idea! Good luck with the next ones.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi! Thanks for the follow!
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DavidArturo Premium
Hey, many thanks for the follow
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melaniekaren Premium
hi and nice to meet you :) I just caught your chat with Eward, and I decided to take a look at your website. It's looks great!

I immediately noticed the title about what wood one should have. You know, I've seen a guitar that is made of all fiberglass, and it's colorless and clear. Then there is copper on it too, which makes for a really unique nice sound. -makes for a good synth guitar too! (It's one of my dad's guitars from 1980.)

At any rate, I like your niche and welcome to WA. WA has been very worthwhile for me.
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ThatGuyDev Premium
Hi melanie! :) Thanks for the kind words, I appreciate that. That sounds like a very interesting guitar! A completely clear guitar is a neat concept in my opinion, being able to look inside and see all the wiring and what-not. I'm glad to hear WA has been beneficial to you, as it certainly has been for myself as well. I'm getting ready to upgrade to Premium, soon. Hopefully it's the kick in the butt I need to get outta my slump.
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