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Hi and thanks for visiting my profile. My name is John. I am presently retired in the south of France with my wife Kate. I am French and Kate is English.

In 2001 we were drowned in credit card debts and loans, no jobs and no qualifications to back me in my search for a job. As I have hardly been to school I developed a strong thirst for knowledge and became totally self-taught early on in life.

As the Internet became available to everyone I thought that it would be an excellent tool for gaining skills and perhaps earning a living off it, and it became my passion.

Since then, I have done just about everything that is legally possible online, sometimes made a lot of money, lost a lot too, and picked myself up more times than I can think of.

But hey, as Thomas A. Edison said: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."... don't worry, you don't have to fail that many times in order to succeed, we are talking about Wealthy Affiliate here, where people who are willing to do something with their life, do succeed!

I have become an expert in social media marketing and I am running several very profitable online businesses. I came across Wealthy Affiliate as I wanted to add other streams of income to my portfolio and what convinced me to join and upgrade immediately was that I have created many, many websites and blogs in the past but they never have been very profitable and I found out that at WA I could find the missing link. I read a lot of positive reviews about WA, so I decided to join to see for myself, and here I am... "Happy As Larry", with a new business that is progressing magnificently well month after month, earning me already much more than I had anticipated.

Kate and myself have been lucky enough to have traveled the world from North to South and East to West, and vice versa many times, as we have nearly never had a boss.

I was born in Vietnam of French parents, Kate was born in the UK. We met and got married in Lesotho (southern Africa). I/we lived in Liberia, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Lesotho, South Africa (farm owners), England (house/pet sitting), The Channel Islands (house/pet sitting), Florida, South America, Australia (house/pet sitting), where we often go back because we have children and grandchildren there, Tasmania (house/pet sitting), New Zealand, Italy, Spain (house/pet sitting), Malta, then finally France my home country, where I practically never lived till I retired at age 65, and I am not listing the countries we are visiting while house/pet sitting worldwide, or while Kate was lecturing and teaching bead work on the QE2 cruise liner, which took us from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) through the Panama Canal and all along the west coast of South America down to Chili, or along the west coast of Africa down to Capetown, then to Mauritius.

We are International house and pet sitters which enables us to travel the world, Where We Want, When We Want, and in Luxury as we do chose only high standard country properties. We form a perfect team, Kate takes care of the bookings (and makes sure that we have the best) and I, with my laptop, provide the income. This is FREEDOM at its best! As Kate likes to say: "We are the most upmarket Gypsies in the world." She is also a published writer, her books are available on Amazon Kindle (look for Kate Fagalde).

So, yes, if you are interested in this sort of lifestyle, or if you are a stay at home mom, a disabled person, jobless, etc., all you have to do, if you are not yet a member at Wealthy Affiliate, is to click on the green "Join Now!" button at the top right of this page, or on the left side if this page. It is 100% FREE to join, learn and earn. Then I will be more than happy to mentor you (also for free).

If you are already a member and don't know who is the person who referred you, or can't get hold of them, no problem, we are thousands of experienced marketers here who are ready to help you to succeed, just shout for help, or contact me direct.

John

Two of my favorite quotes are:

"If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought." - Peace Pilgrim

and

"You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own 'acres of diamonds.'" - borrowed by Earl Nightingale from the book "Acres of Diamonds" by Russell Cornwall
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$5,000 per month on or before Dec 31st 2020
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Money I would be ecstatic earning
$10,000 per month thereafter
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8 to 10 hours a day till I reach my $10,000 a month earning, then 20 - 30 hours a week helping others to do the same.
 
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How much money per month would you be happy earning?
$5,000 per month on or before Dec 31st 2020

How much money per month would allow you to live the ideal lifestyle?
$10,000 per month thereafter

How many hours per week are you willing to invest to achieve these goals?
8 to 10 hours a day till I reach my $10,000 a month earning, then 20 - 30 hours a week helping others to do the same.
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petervcrisp Premium
There is a famous quote from Mark Twain:

"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."

And that just means - do your hardest task first or at least as soon as you can in the morning. If you do this then the rest of your day is easy from there!

ANYWAY…

Hello, thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. You are definitely in the right place!
People have plenty to share and there is plenty to learn also so take your time and enjoy the experience.

I may not be in the top 200 list anymore (because I don’t socialize here much) but I do have many interesting posts on my site and some you might really like, many people do. I have over 5,000 positive comments, so take a look and get some ideas as to what you can do with your site.

Let me know if I can help you in any way

Cheers Peter :)

P.S You might like this one:
http://onlineaffiliatewealth.com/the-missing-magic-internet-marketing-ingredient
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Thanks for your message Peter, also for sharing your website's link. I have bookmarked it and will study it in detail once I am finished with answering my messages, main while I have posted a comment.

I look forward to seeing you around and reading your success stories.

John ツ
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Hi John and Kate
Thank you for including me in your circle of friends here at WA. It's a pleasure to meet you. I love that Edison quote, but the other 2 are equally valuable to take note of too. Wishing you much success with your journey as gypsies here at WA.
Ange
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Thanks for your message Ange (meaning Angel in French, and I bet you are one too!).

I look forward to seeing you around and reading your success stories.

John ツ
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Thank you John
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KevinPC13 Premium
Hi John,

Thank You so much for adding me to your “Following”!!!

I have seen a lot of programs over the last 4 years and this looks and feels right!!!

I would greatly appreciate it if you would please let me know if there are any important tips that you think a “Newbie” like I am to WA can benefit from!!!

Best Wishes for Your Continued Success!!!

HAVE A GREAT DAY!!!
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Welcome to WA Kevin. Thanks for your message and yes, you have definitely come to the right place, just follow the training and everything will fall into place.

I look forward to seeing you around, reading your success stories and watching you progress here at WA.

John ツ
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PaulRegan Premium
G'day John,
I am completely new to this IM challenge. I've spent many years working in direct sales and MLM. Reasonably successful with my wife as my buddy and office administrator.
We are a good team, but its really time to embrace the IM world through WA.
We are thrilled by what we see Kyle and Carson doing ...and their 'stickto-itiveness'.
They are the real deal when it comes to refinement and persistence.
It's profiles like yours that grab my attention because I am roughly in the same position as you were at 65.
That is to say, knowing what I want to achieve but not understanding how best to use the Internet tools.
So congratulations John, a great effort.
Who says "you cannot teach an old dog new tricks"
Please drop me a line at you convenience.
Our best wishes to you and your wife.

from Paul and Sandra Regan...Adelaide South Australia
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Hi Paul,

Thanks for your message and for joining my network. I have followed you back. We know Adelaide very well as we house/dog sat twice up on the hills at Belair. Wonderful city and area.

As you say, Kyle and Carson did do a great job (and are still doing). Having been in the social media marketing business for the past several years, promoting other people's businesses on my social platforms, I did come across clients wanting to promote WA, but my curiosity had never gone further than that, as I couldn't possible join every programs that I was asked to promote, because each and every offers seemed to be better than the previous one, and I had so much on my plate (and still have), so I let it pass, thing that I sincerely regret now that I have finally stopped and and taken the time to learn more about it. Anyway, I guess it is destiny, and I was not ready for it then.

Reading your bio, you seem to be ready for it and I am quite sure that you will do well here, you have a strong determination and all you need to do is to let Kyle and Carson (and also some of the experienced members) guide you through the journey.

My regards to Sandra and I look forward to seeing you around and reading your success stories.

John ツ
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verna8767 Premium
Hi John, very pleased to meet you. Welcome to WA. What a great BIO. Now, that's the life I would have loved to have led. You must have so many experiences and niches you can choose from.

Already having online businesses is a big plus for you here and you will most likely have a lot of inspiration and assistance for the other WA'ers.

Wishing you much success with meeting your goals and and look forward to seeing you around here often!

Verna
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Thanks for your encouraging words Verna. You must have had a very busy life as well and hopefully now enjoying a well deserved retirement. We both have skills that will help us and help others to succeed here on WA and I look forward to learning a few things from you as you have already written so many interesting posts which I intend to start reading soon.

I look forward to seeing you around and reading your success stories.

John ツ
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verna8767 Premium
Thanks John. I still have a lot of work to do yet. Doing it all by myself makes for slow going. But, I'm hanging in there.

Verna
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Keep at it Verna, and you will succeed!

John ツ
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