About Thomasdekens
Joined March 2016
Hello,

My name's Thomas, I'm 34 years old and currently residing in Toronto, Canada with my wonderful wife Mary. We have a son named Zeke who's 7 years old and is diagnosed with ASD. I currently work full time for a fire extinguisher manufacturing company. I held other jobs in my younger years such as Sales Associate in a retail store, bank teller, and as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy.

I'm currently interested in the automotive sector, particularly in the parts/shop department.

I don't know what to expect from being here but I'm givng it a try and excited to see where it'll lead me.

Regards,
Tom
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joebest Premium
you made a great choice a lot to take in but it okay start with lesson 1 and go on This site helped a lot go thought the training. it will all start to make sense. before you know it you will have your own web site good luck friend
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Thomas
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate, and congratulations on going premium. It opens the doors to all WA has to offer.Best wishes for your online journey.
Alexander
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HillaryLynn Premium
Welcome to Premium! You will love the encouragement and support you get from EVERYONE here!
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DJ-Yogi Premium
Welcome, Tom! Follow the courses, learn, work, improve, don't give up, ask for help and you'll succeed.
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charmafalk1 Premium
hi
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AriefWibowo Premium
Congratulations on going premium!
You have made the right decision!

You are going to love your stay in here! Use all the tools and don't be shy to ask even the silliest question! We will help you!
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Michelle04 Premium
Great decision to go premium, Tom! Wish you all the best as you continue through the training and build your online business.
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RTejeda Premium
Welcome to WA. I wish you success on your WA Journey.
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MINDwell Premium
Let me say that the move to PREMIUM for me was a decision that said --- YES, I can do this. You can too, and I am hoping you enjoy it as much as I do, creating content, and sharing that content with others.
Good luck
Eddie
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thomasdekens Premium
Hi Eddie,

Thanks for that motivation! I'm having such a blast learning from this place and also putting what I learn into place. I do hope that I can really make what I have as a plan work.

Regards,
Tom
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johncruz Premium
Hey Thomas, it's great to see you're already taking action. I know you're probably busy trying to learn more, but I just thought I'd check on you and see how things are going. Hope you're enjoying things so far!
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JAGomes Premium
Hi Tom
I'm 53 years old newbie (at WA) and if you have a feeling of being followed - it's me, I'm following you now :-)
I wish you a great success
Best Regards
José
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thomasdekens Premium
Hey JAGomes,

Thanks for the follow, and I shall now follow you also. :)

I also wish you luck and success in whatever endeavor it is that you'll take here. One thing I have learned so far is that there are a lot of help that you can get here so don't be shy on posting a question.

Regards,
Tom
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johncruz 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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albinchero Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. You made the the right decision to join this community I have no doubt that you will like it here. I do wish you all the best.
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johncruz Premium
What's up Thomas and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate!

Just thought I'd welcome you and help you get started on the right track, as I know how it is to land somewhere without any direction.

You will learn a lot within the next few days and you will meet a bunch of new people, who will help you along the way so that's something you can expect.

As a new member here, you want to put up a pic (preferably of yourself) and say a little something about you so that it can be easier for others to help you.

To start the training, just head over to the Online Entrepreneur Certification getting started course (Level 1). This is a task based course that will get you taking action on daily tasks that will lead to you building web assets right away.

Here is the link that you will see within your main menu labeled "Get Started Here". We all started somewhere so don't feel alone. Take things one day at a time and everything will start to make sense.

Just take a look around, get to know how the site works, and enjoy what your free membership has to offer.

Let me know what you think, okay?


- John
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thomasdekens Premium
Hey John,

Thanks for the warm welcome. I actually ended here after reading your blog about Kyani as I have somone on instagram talk about it. I'll admit that it's tempting and all especially when you see people with their cars or rewards from being a member but i've always been cautious and a little skeptical when it involves putting down a huge amount of money, selling/marketing towards another person directly, and recruiting other people.

I've read about something like this before, affiliate marketing or affiliate advertising and actually thought I can probably do that. So, long story short, here I am and giving this a try. Thanks.

Regards,
Tom
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johncruz Premium
Yeah MLM is never going to change and a lot of it is HYPE. Been there done that and I don't care what anyone says, it is all based off of recruiting. Affiliate marketing/online marketing is the only way that you truly can become your own boss and that's just how it is. It takes work, but the rewards are more than worth it. Best business in the world my friend, and you will see that as you progress here. Don't let the fancy cars get you my man, it's all marketing and nothing but an incentive.
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