About BobMargroff
Joined July 2018
Updated Jan 8, 2019:

Hi! I am Bob. I am happily married with one daughter that my wife and I adopted in 2011 from China. Both of us worked after we married. My wife, Karen, was a school teacher and I work as a CNC machine operator for a bearing manufacturing company in Sumter, South Carolina I am an hourly employee, and have been employed with this company for 25 years. The overtime was great and lasted almost 4-5 years. Now, as most companies try to do is cut back on the overtime by hiring more people to do the jobs. So, I have found myself in a position to find additional income.

I have no experience with affiliate marketing except what I have learned here since July 2018. When I hit upon WA, it was totally by accident from a link through an attempt to sign up with what I thought was an online pay system called PaySpree. Only to be sent here by a redirect. So, my signing up was totally by accident. But, once here realized that this was the best thing that ever happened to me (besides my marriage to my wife of course).

I have attempted a MLM company after 3 years with the bearing plant, but it did not seem like my "type of thing". So, as a result of the decreasing overtime and my wife no longer working as a teacher. I have been putting time in here to learn more about affiliate marketing and look forward to making my website a success. My wife does have a pet sitting business with a website that I built for her on iPage.

I originally signed up and was paying monthly, and when I got a letter in the mail from PayPal offering me credit I ran with it. I have since signed up using the Black Friday yearly deal with the PayPal credit. I have my website and will eventually build my wife's website here to take advantage of the methods I learn here.

And to tie it all together, I hope to be successful with my website and my wife's...with her help eventually. So that I will no longer have to punch a time clock, do more for myself and be able to spend more time with my wife and daughter.

So I am looking forward to moving on to a bigger and better future with Wealthy Affiliates...and saying goodbye to punching a clock to earn a paycheck.

I wish you all the best,
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Nialler Premium
Best of luck with all your future plans. Sounds good to me. I think the only way to ever have a chance of making any sort of "real money",,, for a lot of us is to work 4 yourself,, not some1 else, it just takes making the decision and having the belief and commitment to follow through. Fair play to ya. Lemme know if I can be of any help to ya.
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kpercival55 Premium
Hi and welcome Bob!
Thanks for the follow, I’ve returned the favor.
Stick with the training and don’t be afraid to ask questions, there are always people available to help.
As with anything worthwhile there’s much to learn in the beginning but the rewards are well worth it in the end.
Wishing you much success,
BobMargroff Premium
Hi KyleAnn, thanks for following me back. I happen to be going thru my network and happen to notice that I see many posts and/or comments from you, but yet haven't followed you yet. ???? I have no idea why, just one of those things. I am now and I appreciate the advice. I have been attempting to do just that for the past 5 months and will continue to do so.

I wish you the best!!
kpercival55 Premium
Not to worry, the first 6 months are a bit overwhelming! I’m still working on the training myself, just about to complete level 4 and begin level 5 of the OEC.
Next year I’ll start on the Bootcamp training.
Thanks for the comments!
Harris57 Premium
Welcome Bob, to the WA community family. If your serious about being successful in a online business, you are in the right place. I belief you are serious because your here. Bob, what helps me get through the tough time is remembering WHY I'm doing this. There's a lot of great teaching, support and friendly people here to help you be successful. Enjoy all the training, the support and making friends. Great success!
BobMargroff Premium
Thanks Mark...I do think about the things that I want to provide for my wife and daughter. More than that, it’s about the time I want to spend with them...and not at work constantly. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

I wish you the best!
dpanic63 Premium
Hellos Bob from Canada

And thanks for making me part of your network also

I believe you got this, always go back to the WHY you started.
and it will get you through the tough times

MLM is a lot of RAH RAH and it has it place,

This is more individual and skill based.

Also much cheaper just the investment of your time.

Keep moving forward and reach out if you need help.



BTW give this a read
Goodground Premium
BobMargroff your words convey exactly what I was feeling recently my profile picture is me at 23 on my wedding day , I am now 57 , i found myself saying , I not going to work for just above minimum wage till I retire, and these days you get people still working in their retirement, Wealthy Affiliate gives people the opportuniy to have more control over their lives, make their own choices, and freedom from pay day to pay day
BobMargroff Premium
This is so true with many. There are people I work with at my “hourly wage job” that are late into their 50’s and 60’s. They retire and then what? Enjoy the last few years trying to things that they are too old to enjoy. I do not want to be in that boat.

So, there is the reason I am here!

Btw, thanks for the follow...I will now follow you back.

I wish you the best!
PaulREvans57 Premium
Hi, Robert.

Thanks for following me and joining my network; I've returned the compliment and followed you back.

I read your Bio, and I feel your pain. I am also fed up with the nine til five grid. I want my freedom back. I realise now that the way to this freedom is in helping others. I believe the more you give, the more you will receive.

I see you've been with us a few months now. How is it going?

You are welcome to PM me if you wish. I have nothing to sell, so you've no fear there. I will always give you my honest opinion.

I've been a Premium member of Wealthy Affiliate over 18 months now, and I don't regret one day!

Keep moving ahead. However your day may be, take a little step forward. Some days you'll make significant strikes, other days you will not, but do something every day, however small in building your business.

You will read many stories of WA members succeeding with their online goals. Some have achieved this in a few months, for others, it has taken a couple of years. The common theme for those that have reached their goals is taking action. Everyone who has succeeded has taken small steps every day. Do something, however tiny, every day, and you will reach your goal.

Pace yourself and enjoy your journey.

Best wishes,
Be Happy!
BobMargroff Premium
Thanks for your comment here. I appreciate the vote of confidence and I may take you up on your offer for opinions. I find it is sometimes helpful to have a person to look to for ideas and opinions. You may be hearing from me sometime in the future. Again thanks. 😀
JonathanAll1 Premium
WA. It’s participation and persistence to get there and also takes lot of creative thought to process...
Yes, thank you for following. And I am hungry to get started.
I finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence and dreams.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA...

Truely grateful
Jonathan Leslie
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BobMargroff Premium
Hi Jonathan, thanks for the follow-back... :-)
Robert-A Premium
Hello Bob And Welcome To Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will perhaps have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.

You must keep referring to the training.
If you get really stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 440+ blogs I have published within WA.

Feel free to send me PM anytime you get stuck and I will endeavour to point you in the right direction.

You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Have a great day.
BobMargroff Premium
Thanks for the information...I will check out as many of your blogs as possible. My time here in the community is limited since I try to focus more on my website content.
Robert-A Premium
No probs Bob and if/when you read my blogs make sure you choose the ones that will help you in conjunction with whatever training you are currently taking.
Have a great Thursday.
McWord Premium
Thanks for the follow, Bob; I’m following you back!

Welcome to the WA Community! You'll find the community has tons of help for anyone who needs it, so don't hesitate to reach out. We are interested in our mutual success and there are plenty of people willing and able to assist!

All the best,

BobMargroff Premium
Thank you! I’ll keep that in mind.
SachiKashi Premium
Thank you for following me. I'm a newbie too and here are a few newbie tips. Go to the Rank button at the left-hand corner of this page and follow the top 100 members there. You will then receive their training, tips and advice. 2nd tip: Use the search field at the top of this page on any question you might have. There is information on just about any topic there. 3rd tip: use the Live chat feature and get answers in real time. There are people from all over the world in WA and there are always people there. Blessings to you on your endeavor.
BobMargroff Premium
Thank you Sachi...I like that idea of following the top 100. I may have gotten all of them already without trying...LOL!
JonLake Premium
Thanks for the follow Bob. It’s nice to meet you and feel free to connect with us further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of our profile

We look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies. If you need any help please feel free to ask

Jon and Debbie :)
DianeWehi Premium
Hi Bob. I believe you have come to the right place.
Training is great. The supportive community here is awesome.
We want to see you stop punching that time clock too, like many of us.
Get involved with the training and community Bob.
Let us know who you are and share your dreams.
Wishing you every success :)

Di :)
BobMargroff Premium
I’ve been trying to be involved a little. Trying to focus on my website with the limited spare time I have in the evenings.
DianeWehi Premium
Yes it is a time thing. Do what you can. A little is still forward movement.
This training can get quite intense if you new to this world.
All new to me. But we do what we can.
Well done on your website and going Premium. I see you even have 2 blogs.
You're doing just fine :)
Remember we are running a marathon :)

Di :)
1Summer Premium
Thanks for reaching out Bob and I'm following you now too. Welcome to WA, where you get a chance to reinvent your financial future and once and for all you will never have to re-write or update your resume ... because you have the best boss (yourself) and you can't fire yourself!! It's strictly prohibited!


Happy Friday!
CandP Premium
Hi Bob. Thanks for the follow, we are following you back. Working for yourself, and, even better, working from home, is just great. We haven't regretted a moment since we joined WA and we are sure you will feel the same way. Just stay focused, follow the training and set some realistic (but maybe challenging) goals. We will be following your progress with great interest.
Colette and Philip
BobMargroff Premium
I have seen a few of your comments to some mutual follows, and thought it interesting to follow y’all. I also look forward to see your accomplishments.
ThimGraFort Premium
Hey Rrmargroll,
Thanks for the following. I wish you great success on this platform which appears to be one of the most legit money making websites among millions of scam ones.
May the blessings from Above make your profiting to become a reality to us all here at WA!

Boaz Ethan
Loes Premium
Hello Bob,♫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 on 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
Madek Premium
Hey, Bob!

I would feel great having you as a follower! Wish you high achievements and success in your marketing venture at WA. Keep moving forward! Come to me on my G+ through https://plus.google.com/u/0/116531398108257503951
I also invite you to cast a glance on my website www.lifeandhealths.com
Hope you enjoy! Cheers!

despatis Premium
Dear Bob, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. Success with your course, keep on track and let's stay in touch.

dragonfly10 Premium
Welcome to WA!
Hello, I just wanted to take the time and welcome you to WA Premium! Congratulates going with the premium plan. I look forward to getting to know you better. If you need help let us know. This is the beginning of your journey to financial freedom. You will have great fun with training and building your first website
JosonInc Premium
Hello Robert ! Thanks a bunch for jumping in on my wagon of WA adventurers ! And welcome to WA ! I consider myself to be still a newbie but shoot us any questions you may have! Will try my best from this end or refer you to those who can.

The best to you here at WA and beyond !

Keisi Premium
Hola Robert!

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. Thank you for adding me to your network and I have also added you to mine.

All the best wishes for a speedy accomplishment of your hopes and dreams right here at WAU! You made the right choice to learn from the Best of the Best.

Corann72 Premium
Hi rrmargroff! Welcome to WA and congratulations on becoming Premium! Step by step training you'll need in order to become successful in online business is right at your fingertips! A welcoming WA community is right here to support you if you need any assistance. Pretty soon you'll be able to put away the ties and stopping punching on the time clocks...May you be successful in WA!!!
JMerritt1 Premium
Thanks for your sage advise. I really appreciate it. it’s a reminder that it’s time for me to get to work and move toward having aproduct on the market.well here I go . Talk with you later. Joe
VicLees Premium
Hello, I just wanted to take the time and welcome you to WA Premium! You will not regret your decision. I wish you much success in your new business.
onmyownterms Premium
Welcome to WA!

You may find this post helpful on your journey.
delroy2222 Premium
Hi Robert

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate and congratulations on upgrading to Premium.
Best wishes.

enstinemuki Premium
Congratulations on going premium. I look forward to learning more from you here
JelenaBB Premium
Congratulations on going premium. You'll see this is a great decision!
SuzaMarie Premium
Hey Robert!

Welcome and congrats on going premium!

So glad you made it here to Wealthy Affiliate! It's a great place to learn how to make money with affiliate marketing.

You'll find the community here at WA is very helpful and supportive.

Here's to great success with your WA journey and online endeavors!
herinnelson Premium
Hi Robert and welcome to an incredible opportunity! You've come to the right place for:
1. Training that is, by far, the best anywhere!
2. Vast directions in which to grow and expand your business!
3. Leaders & a whole community of like-minders to help you 24/7!
4. A stable platform with all the tools you'll need to succeed.

I wish you the very best on your new journey to abundance!
Take care, glad to connect and see you around!
Erin :)!
LindaKirk Premium
Hi, Robert!

Welcome to WA!.

Thought I'd reach out and say "hi!" I'm a newbie, too. Just joined yesterday. :)

Much success to you!

BobMargroff Premium
Hi Linda, great to see other newbies like myself here. We will all be successful together. Best of luck to you!
LanaAlmaraz Premium
Hi Robert! Welcome to WA. I too am a newbie and hope to have success through WA. Best of luck in your new venture!
BobMargroff Premium
Hi Lana, welcome to WA to you too. I am looking forward to working with everyone here also. Best of luck to you also.