Diary Of An Internet Marketing Blogger #2 – Week 1 Of A Brand New Funnel

How much can you do in a week from scratch? Quite a lot if you focus on one thing at a time. At the beginning of the week I decided to build a new funnel and list from scratch starting at ZERO.

Psychologically the beginning can be the most exciting, but also the most daunting part of any project or endeavour, so it’s important to go in there with the right mindset and have a vision of what you want to accomplish.

Here’s what I achieved between starting at ZERO and the the beginning of day 6:

ACTION STEPTHE HOW - SPECIFICS
Set up new funnelIf you don’t know how to do this go through the training below this table
Set up new listEasy to do – just set up a new list in your autoresponder
Started driving traffic to the new funnelfree and paid – think social media/youtube/bing ads/solo ads/blog if you have one)
Wrote an email campaign (30 mails) for the funnelThis part can be time consuming but you don’t need them all written right away. Just do one at a time until you have at least a 21 day campaign.
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Week 1 RESULTS (Building a List & Generating Sales):

* Added over 270 Subscribers to a brand new list. Edit: It’s now day 7 and it’s now 325 Subscribers as we go into Week 2.
* Generated 10 sales. Edit: On day 7 it’s now 14 sales.

So How Did I Add 270 Subscribers and generate 10 sales with a brand new list in less than a week?

(it’s actually 297 325 at time of updating this blog post)…

This is locked content so if you’re seeing this now it means you’re already a subscriber. Welcome!

Here’s more interesting updated stats including income from the funnel:

Week 1 New Funnel Stats

Subscribers Added Week 1:325 subscribers
Sales: 14
Income From Sales Week 1: $111.38
Traffic Expenses: $143
Profit Week 1: -$31.62

Note: Before I continue, I want to share how I created the table above since whenever I read blogs it’s rare anyone actually says how they did it so I spend ages figuring it out myself. Perhaps you can relate? So, rather than scratch your head wondering how I did it (or even if you didn’t) just search for a free plugin on WordPress called TablePress and you can quickly create tables with rows and columns as well as adding or deleting them etc as you fancy. Then you just put a quick shortcode into your post and you’re done. Let’s move on…

Now although that’s only just over $100 in week 1 it’s good going as it’s completely from scratch and the subscribers are only just being added to my new campaign. I invested $143 into traffic as well in the first week so although the funnel/campaign is currently in minus figures week 1 it doesn’t concern me in the slightest as I’ve got over 300 subscribers on a brand new list.

I’m happy with the initial results and I expect more conversions over the coming 2-3 weeks plus I’ll also be driving more paid and free traffic to the funnel on a consistent basis.

At that point I’ll be able to work out how everything is converting with some meaningful traffic running through the funnel over time.

To get new subscribers to a brand new funnel I called upon my existing resources including:

* Facebook Page & Group Updates
* Twitter Posts
* Paid Traffic (Marketplace Solo Ads)

Side Note: I’ve learned the following the hard way. NEVER rest on your laurels. Don’t stop to congratulate yourself for too long and make sure you keep the momentum going by sticking to the fundamentals and being consistent, especially when it’s all going well. That’s the time to push your foot on the pedal flat to the floor (not to do what you naturally would do which is to possibly ease off). It’s very easy to get distracted when you’re working online, so get the most important things done first that you know will make the most difference.

I recommend using a tracking tool (ClickMagick is the best one – Click HERE for a FREE 14 Day Trial) so you know which traffic is converting and where it’s coming from.

As the vast majority of the work in terms of funnel and campaign is now already done (subject to tweaking and additions), I now have to  focus on driving targeted traffic through the funnel. I’m getting new subscribers and generating sales with it so it’s an encouraging start. Over time I will split test a new funnel alongside it and tweak the email campaign. I’ll ditch non performing follow-ups or rewrite them. I may even move the campaign sequence around depending on how it performs.

I’ll also keep my eyes on the numbers with regard to traffic and I’ll introduce new free and paid traffic methods into the mix. See how much more you can achieve if you stop over analysing and just get on with putting the fundamentals in place.

Target For NEXT 7 Days

* Build the new list up to over 500 subscribers
* Generate 20-30 sales total (minimum)
* Buy More Paid Traffic and Track Results

By the end of next week I should have over 500 subscribers on this list because I’m laser focusing on one thing and doing each step without getting distracted by shiny objects. By that time my new funnel should have generated somewhere in the region of 20-30 sales minimum.

Now remember this is early days. Imagine how much momentum it will have when it’s got a few thousand subscribers in the new funnel and I’m re-investing more of it into traffic. If you’re wondering what kind of traffic I’ll be buying next week, I’ll tell you here upfront: Solo Ads!

You can learn more about buying solo ads by following my training and clicking HERE.

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If all this sounds relatively simple, it’s because it’s not rocket science. The problem some people have is thinking they need to know everything before they pull the trigger. You don’t!

Robert De Niro has the following advice for you, “Time goes on. So whatever you’re going to do, do it. Do it now. Don’t wait“.

There’s a man that knows a thing or two about a ‘thing or two’.

If you are paralysing yourself into inaction, do yourself a favour – jump off your ‘needing to be perfect pedestal’ and take a seat on the ‘taking imperfect action chair’. You’ll have more fun sitting there, trust me!

What you do need to do is take consistent action and not be afraid to experiment with traffic sources as well as spend some money. I have heard many excuses as to why people don’t have money, but the truth is you can always raise money one way or the other. Got no money? Sell the stuff you don’t need on Ebay! Now you have money.

Let’s continue…  

It then becomes a momentum machine and the snowball I’m rolling now by hand practically takes care of itself as it grows larger.

The key, especially when you’re in the ‘building phase’ (and you should always be doing a certain degree of building) is to re-invest a percentage of your profits back into traffic so your leads don’t dry up and your list remains responsive.

You’re probably wondering how much you should re-invest? Initially as much as you can afford to. 50% is a sensible figure but even 70-80% would be a good idea until the profits become meaningful.

So, for example, if you made $100 in profit with your funnel you should look to re-invest a minimum of $50 back into traffic. This is painful for some people to do but it’s absolutely necessary or you won’t progress as quickly as you otherwise would have.

Over time and with some tweaks here and there your funnel will reach the point where it should make you more income than you are investing into it in terms of paid traffic and ongoing costs.

At that point it becomes what is known as a self-liquidating funnel and you can really scale things up.

I know some people reading this will be saying, “What if I don’t have a paid traffic marketing budget to begin with?“.

No problem – start with what you already have. Drive as much FREE traffic as you can from places like social media, forums, instagram, YouTube videos and then when the profits start rolling in you should also invest into paid traffic (you can and should be doing both).

I hope you’ve enjoyed my second diary update and gained a tidbit or two of useful info from it. If you have, I’ll put you on my cool wall and give you a high-five if you would share this on social media or let anyone you know that may benefit from anything in this diary entry. Much love.

Stay tuned for my next update on this blog.

If you still haven’t got started with your own affiliate marketing business or you’re not getting the results you’d been hoping for I highly recommend going through this FREE Affiliate Marketing Training which shows you how you can build your own affiliate marketing business with 10 passive income sources and even how you can have it all done for you so that all that you need to do is drive traffic and start earning a growing passive income online. You’ll also discover the tools and services I use to achieve results like this in my very first week of setting up a new funnel

 

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  • June 8, 2019

Complete Affiliate Niche Website You Can Monetize In Seconds Only $1 For Limited Time

Dynamite Digital Software Store

Amazon Affiliate WebsiteDynamite Digital Software Store Niche Website for $1

Product: Dynamite Digital Software Niche Website (Done For You)
Offer Type: Special Offer
Cost: $1 (Limited Time Only)
Payment: One-Time

How would you like a COMPLETE done-for-you niche targeted website that is professionally designed and ready for you to profit from? Your very own Digital Software Store that you can setup and monetize in seconds with Amazon or any other affiliate program you want to use. What about if I told you that this is on special offer for a limited time only and if you act fast you can pick it up for ONLY ONE DOLLAR! No, that’s isn’t a misprint, it really is a $1 (sale price) until this offer ends and that’s a one-time payment. There’s a good reason this is being offered for just $1 and I’ll come to that later, but if you’re in a hurry and you want to go and grab it right now you can do just that by clicking here.

Click HERE to Get Your Complete Affiliate Niche Website Store for Just $1

Why This Website Is Being Sold For Just $1

At this point you are probably wondering why this website is being sold at this special offer pricing of only $1. Well, you may or may not be aware that this website is available from Store Buildr which also has many other niche websites available, covering profitable niches such as Love Your Pets (Amazon pays DOUBLE commissions to affiliates in this niche), Wearable Technology, Movies/Video Games and many more. You can see other websites they have available to purchase by clicking here.

They want you to see how great these affiliate websites are and the best way to do that is make one of them available to you at a fraction of what it normally costs. When you’re blown away with what you are getting when you see it for yourself, you’ll be back for more. That’s the logic, by offering a best selling “Done For You” website in a hot niche for a nominal $1 you can see it all in action for yourself and monetize it with Amazon or any other affiliate program you want.

This is in a HOT niche that’s in demand. There are 643,000 Results in 37 Departments on Amazon for this niche!

Here’s the niche website you can get right now for a $1 which is normally sold for a much higher price…

Dynamite Digital Software StoreDynamite Digital Software Store Niche Website for $1

As you can see, one consistent feature about these websites is that the niche research has already been done for you and it’s a professional high quality design. Once you’ve purchased this niche website, you will have access to a simple to use admin panel where you can edit and customize it to your hearts content. Not only can you add whatever content you want, but you can also make it unique by changing the header image (if you want to), colors, fonts, borders and links. Everything is 100% editable through the admin panel interface so you can change things as much or as little as you like. Here’s what the admin panel interface looks like…

Amazon Affiliate Admin Panel

Click HERE to Get Your Complete Affiliate Niche Website Store for Just $1

How You Make Money With This Niche Website

Let’s get onto the subject of making money with your new website. To do that simply follow these steps once you’ve purchased it.

Step #1: Upload the website and login to your unique admin panel (if you don’t know how to upload simply contact support and they offer to do this for you too).

Step #2: Edit and change whatever you want (i.e. add content, change colors & fonts etc) to make it unique.

Step #3: Monetize your website in seconds by adding in your own Amazon based affiliate ads using the WordPress Plugin which is provided to you for free with this website (Worth $97 – more on that further down). You can also monetize it with any other affiliate program you want and are not limited to Amazon ads.

Step #4: SEND TRAFFIC – At this stage you have your website uploaded, you’ve customized it by making any changes you want and added content (you can also add more content later of course). All that is left to do is drive TRAFFIC to your site. This is the point where some people start scratching their heads but don’t worry about any of that because TRAFFIC TRAINING is also included with your website for free. This alone is worth the cost of the website (I mean, seriously you’re getting the website, monetization software worth $97 and traffic training for just one dollar. That is insane VALUE I am sure you’ll agree).

Step #5: BANK YOUR AFFILIATE COMMISSIONS – By this stage you have your website uploaded, customized and you’re getting traffic to it. Now all you need to do is bank those passive autopilot affiliate commissions. If you want more income, simply drive even MORE traffic to your site or purchase another site from Store Buildr in a different niche and follow exactly the same steps outlined here and in the training inside the members area.

One of the nice things about being an Amazon affiliate is that all your commissions get rolled up together, so if you have several websites making you Amazon affiliate commissions you’d get them in one affiliate payment. Remember, you aren’t limited to just making commissions with Amazons affiliate program. You can also monetize this website with any other affiliate program you want.

Let’s Recap On Everything You’re Getting For Just ONE DOLLAR

  • High Quality “Done For You” Professional Niche Website Store Which is 100% Customizable
  • ‘InstantAzon’ Software Worth $97 Which Will Monetize Your Website In Seconds With Amazon Ads
  • Comprehensive TRAFFIC Training Which Has Helped Hundreds Of People Generate THOUSANDS Of Visitors
  • Simple To Use Admin Panel Where You Can Quickly Make Changes and Add Content
  • Full Training On How To Get Your Website Online No Matter What Skill Level You Are At
  • A Website That Will Generate An Income For You On Autopilot (Just ADD Traffic)

Phew! That’s quite a list isn’t it and you get it all for $1 while the offer is available…

Now if you’re an Amazon affiliate this is an incredible deal as the software allows you to monetize this niche website store with Amazon Ads in a matter of seconds using software normally sold for $97 which is included for FREE with this niche website. You aren’t just limited to Amazon Ads though, you can monetize this site with any other affiliate program you want.

You’re also getting FULL training on how to get your website online and access to comprehensive TRAFFIC training which is also included for free when you purchase this website. This alone, in my opinion, is worth the cost of admission alone. Even if you never did anything with your affiliate website you’d be getting traffic training that WORKS for a single dollar.

The only problem is that they can only offer this for a very limited time at this price, I’m sure you can understand why, when it’s only $1 so you’ll need to ACT FAST if you want to take advantage of this deal before the offer closes and it goes back to normal pricing.

Click HERE to Get Your Complete Affiliate Niche Website Store for Just $1

 

  • August 19, 2018

Why You Should be Building an Email Marketing List in 2018

Build Your List
Todays lesson is called…
 
BUILD YOUR OWN ASSETS FIRST
 
What do I mean by that?
 
Well, before you can start building your own assets, you first of all need to know what that asset is and which ones are important.
 
When we’re talking about online business, specifically, that’s all about building your brand and assets you control. Arguably the number #1 asset you can build in Internet Marketing in 2018 is your list.
 
It ISN’T:
 
Your Facebook followers
Your YouTube Channel subscribers
Your Instagram following
Your Friends List on Facebook
 
All those things are GREAT and you should be doing them but they are owned by 3rd parties. They should never be your number #1 priority because you do not own these platforms.

However, one asset you do control, regardless of EVERYTHING else is your list. One of the great myths in internet marketing is that email marketing / list building is dead or that it is dying. If that was true, you would not see top internet marketers (that you probably buy products from yourself as a result of reading an email) building and marketing to their lists.

What is the number #2 thing I would do after building my list? Again, that comes back to assets you control (your products/your blog etc) and both of my choices would include building a list as well as growing that asset. So, for avoidance of any doubt all of that comes back full circle to BUILDING YOUR LIST.

So that should be your main focus. The truth is, for some reason, a lot of people would rather do ANYTHING ELSE other than make lives easy for themselves, so they avoid building a list because they perceive it to be difficult in some way or that they are not ready for it yet.

That, my friend, is a HUGE MISTAKE!

Want to promote another affiliate program? Build your list first.
 
Want to sell your own products? Build your list.
 
Want to make your income more stable and predictable? Build your list.
 
There’s absolutely ZERO excuse for not building a list.
 
* Not being technical ISN’T an excuse
* Not wanting to write emails isn’t an excuse.
* Not having a website or a blog isn’t an excuse.
* Not knowing how to construct a squeeze page isn’t an excuse.
 
In 2018 it is EASIER than ever to build a list. Heck, I even sell products at very low prices to help people build a list.
 
For example, this package I just made available includes 7 killer done for you funnels with squeeze pages in hot areas of internet marketing for less than $5.

7 Done For You Funnels With Squeeze Pages for LESS than $5 – Click HERE

To get started building a list all you need are:

* A Squeeze Page (Get 7 funnels with squeeze pages at the link above)
* An Autoresponder Account (I recommend AWeber – Click HERE)
* A High Quality gift you give away (see the link above for 7 of them)

I also recommend getting a domain name ($10.98 from Namecheap) and inexpensive hosting ($5.95 a month)

Let’s quickly run through the costs involved with getting started building a list – your most important asset in your online business and REALLY how inexpensive it all is if you are serious about doing this.

Squeeze Page – Create your own for free or buy 7 of them from me for less than 5 bucks.
Autoresponder – You get the first 30 days for FREE. After that it’s $19 a month.
Domain Name – $10.98 for a year.
Hosting (so you can upload your squeeze page to your domain etc) – $5.95 a month (go with the plus package)

Overall Cost In Month One: $19.90 (Domain Name + Hosting + Squeeze Page Kit – less than 20 bucks and you’re in business)

Average Monthly Cost Year One: $24.53 per month.

So for less than $25 a month you can run the essential basic framework of your online business which includes building a list. Whichever way you look at it if you’re serious, that is DIRT CHEAP!

I hope this post drums into you the importance of building a list and if you aren’t already doing so, get started RIGHT NOW.
Have a great day.
  • July 26, 2018

Store Buildr – 25 Niche Website Package Review

25 Amazon Sites

Store Buildr 25 Niche WebsitesStoreBuildr – 25 Niche Website Package Sale

Product: Store Buildr 25 Niche Website Package (Flash Sale)
Cost: Usually $97 but a fraction of this cost during sale. Price going up every few minutes and offer closes after a short launch period.
Payment: One-Time

StoreBuildr 25 Niche Website Package is currently available at flash sale pricing at a huge discount to what the package is normally available for during this flash sale launch period. This is a review of the package that is available, who it’s intended for and how it can benefit you in your online business. If you would like to visit Storebuildr and check out this 25 Niche Website Package while it’s available at a significant discount, you can so by clicking here.

What Is StoreBuildr?

StoreBuildr is a one-stop shop for ‘in demand’ niche websites that are already “Done For YOU” in hot niches that have been researched and monetized in seconds with Amazon based affiliate ads using the WordPress plugin that they provide. Of course, you can also monetize your niche websites from Storebuildr with any other affiliate platform you choose but all these niche websites are ideal for people looking to earn an income online as an Amazon affiliate. You also have the ability to edit each one and change 100% of the content.

25 Niche Website Package Deal

Normally each niche website from StoreBuildr are currently sold individually for $9.95 (that price could increase in the future but correct at time of writing) so buying 25 of them would cost you $248.75. During this flash sale period you can get the 25 Niche Website Package Deal at a fraction of this price. The way they are structuring the pricing during the flash sale is that the people who buy it as soon as it launches get it at the best possible price.

25 Niche Website Package (Flash Sale Discount) – Click HERE

Early Bird Discount Pricing

An additional 20% off the cost of the package will be available in the first 4 hours of the flash sale. This discount reduces every few minutes after that so people sitting on the fence will still be able to get it a massively reduced price but it will cost more than when the flash sale opens.

So if you like the look of this package and you want it at the best price, you will need to buy it straight away or it will cost you more. The StoreBuildr team are also only running this package deal for a limited time so it’s time sensitive.

You get 25 niche websites in this package. Here’s a preview of a few of them in the screenshot below…

Storebuildr WebsitesTake “A Dog’s Life” for example. That’s a niche website in the pet niche which pays out DOUBLE COMMISSIONS to Amazon affiliates, so that would be a great one to get started with to bump up your affiliate earnings online.

Quick Tip: Websites making a revenue with Amazon are highly sought after by investors and you can sell a website as an asset for many times the monthly earnings it generates once it’s established. It’s not uncommon for such websites to sell for 20 x monthly earnings or more so that site you have which is ticking over making $100 a month could possibly be sold further down the road for $2000 or more.

25 Niche Website Package (Flash Sale Discount) – Click HERE

How To Make Money With These Niche Websites

Step #1: Once you’ve purchased this package, upload them and login to the unique admin panel to change absolutely anything you like. All 25 of these niche websites are fully customizable so you have 100% control over header image, colors, fonts, borders, links etc.

If you’re not sure how to upload, that’s no problem. Just contact support and they’ll do that for you too.

Step #2: You can monetize these websites in a matter of seconds using a clever plugin that is provided for free with your purchase. This plugin will monetize your niche websites with your own Amazon based affiliate ads. You get a MULTISITE license to this “InstantAzon” plugin with this 25 niche website package. This is normally priced at $97 but you get it for FREE with this deal.

Step #3: Follow the high quality TRAFFIC training that is also provided. You already have 25 fully functional niche websites monetized with Amazon ads (or any other affiliate program you like) at this point, so just add traffic to start making a growing affiliate income. The StoreBuildr team have included their very best traffic training that has already helped hundreds of people get THOUSANDS of visitors to their websites.

Once you’ve purchased this 25 niche website package you’ll get access to the members area which includes FULL step-by-step video training on how to get your websites online that includes extensive TRAFFIC training with all FREE methods.

Here’s what one of the training videos look like in the members area. Simply click play once you’re in the members area and follow the training presented in each video, it’s as simple as that…

Don’t forget there’s also a ton of TRAFFIC training inside the members area of every single PROVEN traffic method used to generate massive amounts of traffic to any website or product. Each method includes both a theory and practica video so you have a full understanding of the method used before you apply it yourself…

Traffic Training

25 Niche Website Package (Flash Sale Discount) – Click HERE

StoreBuildr 25 Niche Website Package – Summary

If you’re looking for a package of high quality websites you can quickly monetize with affiliate ads to make an income online as an affiliate and also make them unique, this is what I would call a no-brainer deal as each website is effectively costing you a fraction of what it would normally cost during this flash sale period.

It’s also an inexpensive way to get high quality TRAFFIC training which reveals FREE methods of driving quality traffic to your niche websites and you’ll be be making a growing passive income as an Amazon affiliate in niches that have already been researched where there is a proven demand. One other cool thing is that you get the “InstantAzon” plugin as a MULTISITE license with this package while this offer is on. This would normally cost you $97 by itself but you get it for FREE with this package.

It’s suitable for both beginners that need a helping hand with traffic training and step-by-step videos inside the members area, as well as more experienced affiliates. In particular, this offer is attractive to anyone that promotes or wants to promote Amazon products as an affiliate.

In summary, this is a cracking deal for anyone that wants to make an income as an affiliate in more than one niche. By monetizing them all with Amazon affiliate ads you can have all those affiliate commissions lumped together from your website empire into one regular paycheck. Remember, early bird pricing applies so the price of this package will go up every few minutes until the offer closes.

25 Niche Website Package (Flash Sale Discount) – Click HERE

  • July 24, 2018

Where To Buy Solo Ads That Convert & Make Money

If you want to build a responsive email list in your niche, you need to find one or more HIGH quality sources of traffic. One of my favourite traffic sources for building a responsive list in the internet marketing niche are solo ads. You can also purchase solo ads for other niches including health, make money online, weight loss, finance, forex trading and more. The first issue, to tackle then, is where to buy solo ads that will actually convert into subscribers and make you money.

In a hurry? When you join Udimi via this page for free you will automatically get a $5 discount on your first order and receive details of sellers you can buy traffic from on there that I have had good results with.

 

At this point you essentially have TWO choices. You can either use a solo ads marketplace which is frequented by a large number of solo ad vendors that have to abide by the rules of that marketplace and is essentially a one-stop shop or you can buy solo ads off individual vendors outside of a marketplace from social media, forums or their individual website if they have one.

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  • April 7, 2018

Diary Of An Internet Marketing Blogger

Although my internet marketing blog is going to contain reviews and info on the latest internet marketing products and services, while I’m putting together the foundations I thought it would be fun to document some of it for anyone who is also starting out.

This is what I’ve done so far:

1) Choose Domain – Bought a domain name (I know, obvious right) – Cost: Under $10

2) SSL or not to SSL? I got SSL certificate installed on this domain so it’s https:// with a nice green padlock next to it. When you’re keen to get going it can seem like a bit of messing around getting this set up but it’s worth doing. I had to set up a separate mailbox for this purpose also. Cost: Around $40

 

 

3) Choose a Theme – Once that was done the next step was to decide on a theme. You can basically go three ways when you’re deciding upon a theme and it’s best not to think too much about it other than choose one you like the look of. If you’re super strapped for cash you can go down the FREE route or you can get a paid theme which usually includes a year of support. The last option is to have a custom theme made which can set you back hundreds of dollars. I chose the middle option (paid theme).  As I said in a previous post, more on the subject of themes in a future post. Cost: <$60

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  • April 3, 2018
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Welcome To My Brand New IM Blog

Wow – how exciting is this, a brand new blog by me, Dean James in the Internet Marketing niche…

… and this is my very FIRST brief post.

So, “Why the new blog”, you may ask?

Well, there are few reasons for that:

  1. I fancied a fresh start with a new IM blog. Just… BECAUSE 😉
  2. Times have changed. More and more people are using mobile phones and handheld devices to access content these days. If you don’t have a mobile-optimised website or blog then you are not reaching your audience as effectively as you could be.
  3. I wanted to start out with SSL from the outset.  It just makes sense if you’re starting a new blog from scratch.
  4. I can do stuff with a brand new blog without getting stressed about the consequences of breaking anything.
  5. I like this theme. More on that in another post.

I also want to connect with you, my audience, in more ways including social media, discussion comments and I’ve even added a handy-dandy contact form if you have any pressing questions. In fact…

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  • April 1, 2018
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