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In this training video I am going to walk you through the process of the initial setup of your website. I also cover some of the main aspects of getting your website ready for content and ready to get indexed within the search engines (like Google).

Here are some of the topics that are going to be covered:

  • How to access your Wordpress admin area
  • Understanding the different sections of Wordpress
  • What plugins are and the benefits of them
  • Activating your Wordpress plugins
  • Removing the "default" dummy content installed with Wordpress
  • Removing the "Just Another Wordpress Website" text from your site
  • What "Not Found" means after you delete your dummy content

If you have any questions about anything within this video, please leave your comments below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

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I will need about a year to launch my site the way I`m putting in the effort due to time restrictions.
Money is also a factor , I cannot concentrate like Homer , an thats all i want to type and type and type but .....actually I think I relised my header is a niche ....which Im still confused about!!
Too many idea are running threw my head .. If it helps to others which I wont be able to do by the time it starts .. easter is coming up so some niche's for it would probobly get some sales on the telly.
I wont mention which but yer.. I've got this far with google and I gave up because it annoyed me and quite frankly gave up due to the head aches of things just not going like Id want them to do ..
Im now understanding I will need to upgrade for the simplest but not thing's to get my site up and going.
It will be a money maker.
*fingers crossed*
Ill be concentrating on making it in about a few months till launch realistically
there is a lot to consider ,
To make money and for it to become a full-time job which I`m planning on it being I will need to put in the extra yards ,
In saying that I`m my own boss and a lazy one at that(currently due to depression and having no money to upgrade and many other thing which I shouldn't be even talking about amt but teeing as it feels good to be able to type on a keyboard again)
I`ve given my roster this week only 15 hours and I've come thus far.
Ill need as much help as I can along the way.
up top are 2 different logs i just paisted the second one which i didnt originally wont to write
Geez I do my own head in let alone others.
so sorry in advance ... and i dont wanna press Add now.donna do it anyway.
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AJTrimble1 Premium
Just breathe :-)

Seriously, it is not a race and you have no reason to compare yourself to anyone else or anyone's "timeline". It's not always about speed; it's about consistency. Do the best you can do and just don't give up.

So what if it takes a year? A year from now your going to be a year older anyway, so you can be a year older with a successful site, or a year older without one, so I say go for it.

Keep us posted, and if you have any questions or need anything feel free to ask. We're all here to help.
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feels like a race and i tripped over after the gun shot, and then had to tie my shoe lace cos my shoe fell off.
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AJTrimble1 Premium
Hahaha... I hear you. You'll get there. We all started in the same place; I promise it gets easier. You'll be an "expert" before you know it. :-)
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nmhyf56et Premium
Hello,
I have a WP site already, and when I go to install plugins - I find I have to upgrade to the WP Business Plan to do so.

Is that covered with WA if I just start over and build in from scratch with WA

If not, which plan with WP is more appropriate - the Premium or the Business Plan

Thanks,
Ron
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AJTrimble1 Premium
Ron, I would click "Websites" in the menu to the left and get in touch with Site Support. They will likely give you a better answer as they would be the ones setting things up.
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epiphany55mp Premium
I wish we had found you all a year ago. It took me over a month to get my blog up and running and then, I know things weren't right. They still aren't right. It looks like I might be bringing it over here. These lessons are awesome! So easy to understand so a person can get their site up and running quickly.
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Derrence Premium
My 4h or 5th time thru this video. Impossible to follow the arrow as it never stops on what I am trying to see or what you are trying to explain. Just keeps running around in circles all over the page. The eye cannot possibly follow the extremely rapid movements of the arrow as it jumps from one place to another. The only way I can take in what this video is teaching is to repeatedly pause the video to see what I need to see.

The magician knows the truth that the hand is quicker than the eye. Training videos should not be a magic show.
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AJTrimble1 Premium
You should see an icon on the right side of the player next to the settings that will say something like "1X". This control allows you to speed up and, in this case, slow down the video to a speed that is more manageable. It comes in handy for the more detailed how-to lessons, particularly in situations like you mention here.

Hope this helps.
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Derrence Premium
Thanks AJ. I have used this tool previously to slow down and speed up the video. Kyle showed me how to use this feature and I have passed it on to others. Thanks for the reminder.
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I just paused the video from time to time and made step-by-step notes. That's an easy way to break the video down into "bite-size" pieces that you can then refer to as you follow the process. Naturally Kyle cannot pause the training as he gives it, so this is very doable to keep from forgetting what to do or when to do it. Stay the course! You'll make it!
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gemsix Premium
Okay. I finally upgraded to the premium version of this platform and Kyle did not teach me how to design a Wordpress website at all. All I learned in this lesson was to delete a post and make a post. That was it. How do you set up the website as far as adding pages, social media links, changing the color scheme, etc. That was not taught in this lesson at all. I would hate to leave this website because of this. I just upgraded to premium and this is not worth the money so far.
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Really?
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AJTrimble1 Premium
Just a quick question for the tech savvy...

After setting up my free site, when I log in I get a message that pops up on my browser saying visiting the site is "dangerous". After continuing and completing the log in, I can get to the site dashboard, but the url still shows "dangerous" and the https is crossed out in red. I'm assuming it might be a bad setting on my computer or something. Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm using Chrome, by the way, if that helps.

Thanks.
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gemsix Premium
Try another browser. I had the same issue as well.
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Esia2 Premium
Just finished lesson 5. it was a mouth full. I am now going to get a pen and piece of paper so that I can note down and start doing the activities.
People is there no how i can be watching the video and at the same time doing the activities i need to do as i build the website?
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Drewlaz Premium
Has anybody gone ahead with starting to build a site based on the training when they said "even if you don't know anything about your niche and want to learn, you can still build a site" and then kind of hit a wall with how to create content for it?
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RWalton Premium
I would recommend finding the niche first. It is very frustrating once you hit that brick wall.
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Stella45 Premium
Is it possible to get printable instructions on setting up your website WordPress changing the theme and loading some articles please. There are some of us not tech savy enough to manage At the moment I am backwards and forwards in and out the videos but get nowhere. Please think about it?
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Hannah1963 Premium
You can copy and paste the wording to word and print that out. Also have a couple of tabs open so you can follow thee training and then iimplement. We all learn in different ways but I ten to watch the video and take my own notes and then do the tasks referring back to notes if needed. Hope that helps
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Hi Stella I got rather flustered trying to do the work after the video but we gotta hang in there,your not alone and we will help each other through it :) as in Hannah1963 said in earlier comment slow the video down it might help. Good luck hon !
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Countess1 Premium
I loved the video glad that it wasn't complicated. I have the video playing on my tablet and my websites open on my laptop plus a WA page running in the background. In other words I'm multi-tasking like crazy over here. I had to keep replaying parts of the video because I WANT TO MAKE SURE I DO NOT MISS ANYTHING AND MAKE CHANGES AS YOU GO THROUGH THE STEPS! #Flexability #Adjust #Soar
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Sruffey Premium
Good idea that way you don't have to leave the dashboard and maybe lose what you are working on with your site. I have been trying to use my dumb smart phone to build my site. Talking about tilling at windmills. Just keep trying and asking questions, it will get easier and this the best platform and training I have found. I have been trying to get started online getting an online business up and running for a few years and I am closer than I have ever been. Keep asking questions and don't give up, you will succeed. I am glad I found WA and I think you will be also. David
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FEO1 Premium
Hello Kyle, please keep options open for me in all my training from 1 to 10 for a while until i'm ready to remember or able to learn to absorb all the video cause i'm under pressure at home, my brain shut down due to very mean words attack me but i'm not giving up this, i prove to them this is a real deal for me to make money at home and i have no support here around me they all think i'm being con crook for money by con people in internet to collect money from old people, etc. attack against me but i don't care my desire is to succeed no matter what, i can do this i will manage somehow, thanks, please help me do this...
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Sruffey Premium
I have been going through the same thing that you are my son and my friends think I am wasting money and time. I think this is the first real deal I have came across we will prove them all wrong. Don't lose faith and don't listen to them.
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MAXXX777 Premium
we shall see if its true or is an ounce of prevention ? Hope Not !
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It is well. I decided to keep my dealings secret because people are so negative when you leap in faith. I will share what I am doing only when I begin to reap my rewards. The crab mentality is even on our closest loved ones... No matter, we will succeed!
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FEO1 Premium
NOW, I'M FEELING SCARED IF I COULD REMEMBER ALL THIS AT THE 5TH TRAINING PART ...GEE, A LOT TO LEARN....SCARY HOPE YOU WONT GIVE UP ON ME...THIS SIGNAL ABOVE KEEP POPING UP SAYING UPDATE NOW ????I HAVE NO MONEY NOW,I SAID OVER AND OVER UNTIL SEPTEMBER 4TH, KYLE ? ARE YOU THERE ??????
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FEO1 Premium
WOW !!! THIS PART IS KIND OF HARD FOR ME TOO ABSORB OR TO REMEMBER IT ALL TO MANY TO REMEMBER I NEED TO STUDY IT OVER AND OVER THE VIDEO, KYLE ? BE PATIENT WITH ME REMEMBER I HAVE NO COLLEGE DEGREE SO GOING TO VERY SLOW LEARNING AND UNDERSTANDING FOR ME TO REMEMBER ALL THIS....THIS PART SEEMS HARD FOR ME TO DO IT AND I'M HAVING PROBLEMS TO UPLOAD THINGS FROM MY PC TO PUT MY ADS OR WHATEVER I NEED TO PUT IN THIS AREA BY TRANSFERRING INFO FOR ME
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Craig4 Premium
Hey FEO1, If your like me your probably a plodder meaning you'll just keep doing until you get it. There is no race but patience and perseverance is whats important here. The tortoise and the hare springs to mind. You can pause and start the video and change from the video to your website and back again. This will allow you to click and play the video for a few seconds at a time and pretty much follow exactly what he is doing.
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FEO1 Premium
Thank you Craig4, now my new issue is making a blog to post and lost my idea of my or niche? got me nervous how to or make comments to, i wonder if i just copy from my product i intend to sale and use the people's video explaining about the product itself? or do i steal have to make comment to do so....and what part of the video was it that i tell my passions, interest, hobbies, etc. I hope Kyle can read this about me and help me with his opinions for me....well,i'm in a constant under pressure at home so my focus and emotions is out of wack in deferent direction thinking.
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I really like this part of the trainning even when I already know a little because I can find very important details about the main function and the way to work with a Wordpress site in a good way and with the right steps to make it look awesome.

Thank you Dear @Kyle for your time and your knowledges.
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RPalinkas Premium
Out of all the lessons so far this one left me saying ah. Confused. Where do you write or add photos? Sorry, this lesson made no sense. I can't log in to my back office because. The last online work at home program was a scam. Test and review apps & get paid. They used Wordpress and my email address appears to be in their system with a different username.
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MrsHopkins Premium
Kyle, Very nicely done! I'm glad to be able to watch that over and over! It was awesome for me I had your video playing on my phone and I was actually able to do what you were saying on my iPad on the site at the same time very very helpful and I did it
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thanks Kyle for the presentation, this video training really answer most of my questions which I mostly reluctant to get rolling creating a niche website. There are two things which I need more elaboration on are basically;
>users & >tools in general. Apart from that, everything was well presented. thanks a lot.
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CarmenVelez1 Premium
Hi Kyle, can u give me an idea of what wording i can use to fill in the Tag Line? And i enjoyed the video!
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Dygie-Reds Premium
Usually when you're writing a blog from your profile page, at the end it ask you to make tags. It basically means to type some profile names of people in your network of followers, usually about three or so.
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keishalina9 Premium
What wonderful, clear, thorough instruction! ... thanks kindly for everything.... cheerio... :)
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DianeCarter3 Premium
Hi, Kyle! I am so glad I listen to your video about the Wordpress, now I see where places I had come to but did not know what to do, then after you explain this how to go to etc. etc..a light bulb came on. I have work to do get updates take care of. Thank you once again..I think I will make it!!! :)

Dane
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SherryWilton Premium
Woop Woop Diane! I hear ya. I think so too ! : )
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DianeCarter3 Premium
Sherry, Love hype you encourage me that much more..lol :)
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Sam-Oa Premium
awesome
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suziq1956me Premium
Hello, later down the road I would like to add audio and visual to my site for free downloads as a free gift to my costumers is this going to be possible?
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DenzelSr Premium
This is great trying instill these things in my mind.
Regard
Cheers
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TheBlessing3 Premium
Question: Where can you change your password in your profile on your website?
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AnnaHolburn Premium
Hi folks! Just one question. I activated the plug ins as per the video. In the video the SEO one showed at the top in the menu and the EWWW Image optimiser showed at the bottom. When I activated the plug ins only the SEO one showed up on my menu bar. Is this correct?
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Alomach1 Premium
what is it when I get to the last part in training 5 when I view the website and it say oh no article not found 404 error.
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MercedesPadi Premium
I don't do much training here this days,
Have some domestic chores to do,
So now when I come back to continue my training.
This what I do.
What I'm doing is using 2 laptops and get everything done at the same time,
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What can I do if my issue is that the website doesn't let me do the upgrade of WordPress.?
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AnisChity Premium
What do you mean Victoria? You want to update Wordpress?
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netsapper Premium
I like how everything is broken into small easy steps. Makes the process much easier.
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Thanks kKyle
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I try to do what i can Kyle.
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Am here to do make money online..Kyle..
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Dygie-Reds Premium
Well this training is easy and one two three....let's crush it!!
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I am learning faster than thought,this is by bfar the easest training been thru.
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Thank you and I hope we get more WordPress
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Traligill Premium
Another really helpful lesson Kyle. Thanks for making it so easy.
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DMerlo Premium
Thanks Kyle very easy to follow the directions.Will start to set up in a little bit.
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Still nervous but hopefully it's as easy as the creating a website was.. looking forward
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AnitraM1 Premium
Hey Kyle you mentioned in the video that customers or purchasers will not be able to see the top tool bar on our website but when I go to mine as a customer on a different computer I can see that. Why? And what should I do to fix this?
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ericcantu Premium
They'll be able to see your main menu and all that good stuff, but they won't be able to see the "Edit Page", etc. that you can see when you're logged in. All that is back office stuff and someone seeing your site from the outside can't see that because you can only see it when you're logged in.
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SBlandford Premium
Wow who knew this was that easy? Amazing video Thanks
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MarcosG1 Premium
Great video and really well explained!! Thanks :)
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Great information, to learn everything.
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Is it possible to have more than 1 blog page to a website? i would like in my menu 3 different subject heading then when you click on them it takes you to 3 different blog post pages on thoes specific topics?
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MercedesPadi Premium
Great information,Stayed up till midnight trying to learn everything.
Will set up my website first thing in the morning.
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nutmeg2 Premium
Great information. Question about email address. All I have is a gmail account. Should I get another gmail account for my site or would it look better if I had a more professional email account? Also, on website themes, I hope to put banner ads on my blog later on after rising with goggle and get a respectable following. Do all these Wordpress themes have the ability to place banner ads or links to affiliate products?
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SherwinB1 Premium
Excellent and very clear.

I just made a mistake on the "Allow" and "Do Not Allow" part. Instead of clicking on "Do Not Allow", I clicked on "Allow". Would this be a problem? (Setting Up Your Niche Website - The Initial Steps)
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JosonInc Premium
Very informative. Thanks
Kyle.
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Hi I have followed steps and created my website but when I login in I cannot view the page as shown above. A different and confusing format appears. I am unable to attach a screen shot. Pls help
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How do I change my niche in my website?
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kevinmj Premium
Simply create a new website. You can build 2 free websites.
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Exciting format!
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JoyceBouier Premium
Learned a lot, a little nervous, but I will get it
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nutmeg2 Premium
I'm nervous as well.
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nmzb Premium
just watched the video and tried to change the tagline.
i did as you instructed but cannot see the tagline on my website.
what i can i do?
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RGibertini Premium
Great info! Setting up seems pretty straight forward.
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nutmeg2 Premium
Great video. Lots of good info put into a way to understand. Not so overwhelming. I'll be setting this up later today when I get home from work.
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DBuchanan555 Premium
This is great, learning all the time...
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Pj3 Premium
In that I am a webmaster the content was not new to me.
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JimL1 Premium
Thanks This is getting more interesting all the time
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Shanecro Premium
I'm not sure what I did but it seems that my website name is the same as another and I can see their site but it won't let me log into mine.
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I am thankful for this support you have given to me
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Good video. Kyle: My major goal is to use a free website to make money. Then I will use the money made on the free website to underwrite an upgrade to Premium. Is this possible ? Thank you !!
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Shanecro Premium
good question, I wanted to ask it as well.
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GRobertson1 Premium
Video was great , learning everyday day here , I'm thankful to you all , |Thank you from Glenn Robertson Toironto,Ontario,Canada
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Kyle Premium
Great to have you here Glenn. We are from the other side of the country, both Carson and I are from Victoria, BC. Go Jays!
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glennrivera1 Premium
Thanks for the welcome. I always wished I could travel. I've been wanting to visit Canada since 1973. Well anyhow, I am down here in Los Angeles, originally from sunny Palm Springs (not too far from LA)

so, I was a bit busy on my job but have gone through the steps little by little and have made steady progress. having edited my website. I have a shopify store but a little concerned about making on time deliveries and stumbled onto wealthy affiliate where I dont have to deliver anything!

Well, writing content isnt that big a deal since I have concocted so many product descriptions on my other store. sadly, my traffic there is quite small. I think there are a few problems with my site, products, etc. not to mention I will require much advertising. With a better designed site, I could probably do it but wil have to dish out the $$$

so I chose fitness and exercise since that's what I love to do.

bye for now. see you soon
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choff1021 Premium
Video was great there is a lot to learn. I'm having so much fun!
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Kyle Premium
Great to hear Christine, expect more of the same as you do move through the training. :)
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Awesome videos so far, I am really liking how you keep things simple but very effective as well.
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