About CCIE
Joined November 2014
I'm a 64 year old male, married with two children, Jessica 16 years old and Alec 15 years old. I'm somewhat of a late bloomer having children at such a late age.

I've spent my life in pursuit of education and technology holding many degrees in the sciences. In addition I am a Cisco Engineer holding many of their certifications. I have been consumed with Cisco challenges over the last 27 years.

Well here I am ready for retirement with no way to retire and have two children to put through college. I began researching how to make money on line to facilitate getting my kids through college and retire maintaining my life style. After listening to all the get rich schemes I ended up here at WA.

My hope is to build a successful on line business, although I have no experience in this arena. My whole life's pursuit has been outside the business realm, with a focus on technology.

OK so I took the plunge and am working through the guidance of WA and it's members.
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mwilly Premium
Thanks for the follow, and you'll have everything you need to be successful here.
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Larry MaC Premium
Thank you for the connection. Hope WA fulfills your needs. I am sure you will do well here.
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Thanks for follow, I'm following you back!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you --Michael
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Hey Micheal thanks for the follow, Happy new year and all the best!
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Thank you.
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AussieMatt Premium
Greetings to you Michael, and a very big Welcome to you mate. Here at the Wealthy Affiliate express, they pride themselves not only helping people realize their respective goals, they take the time and the care to see that the experience is a rewarding experience . Enjoy the benefits of having helpful , caring people assist you to attain your goals and your Dreams. All the very best for now mate, Aussie Matt.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you and happy New Year to you.
--Michael
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Thanks for the follow. All success to you at WA.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you and happy New Year to you.
--Michael
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Brez Premium
Thanks for the follow I'm following you too. Your at the right place everyone here will do all they can to make your online business dreams come true. Happy New Year to you and yours.
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Success to you in the New Year.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you and happy New Year to you.
--Michael
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Thanks for the follow Michael. Hope 2015 brings you great success
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CCIE Premium
Success in the New Year.
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thanks for the follow, happy New Year!!!
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CCIE Premium
Success to you in the New Year.
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MDiane Premium
Appreciate the follow! May your efforts be blessed and all your dreams come true!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you Diane same back at you.
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boomergp08 Premium
Thank you Michael for the follow and many blessings to you here at WA. If you have the time or wish to, please check out my blog posts on my profile page. I blog about ways to help you build a better website and best practices here at WA. I also post an entertaining and/or humorous blog every Sunday. Enjoy!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you I will be looking at your blogs.
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hildacbg Premium
Thanks for the follow. May you achieve success in all of your endeavours. Many blessings!
Hilda
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CCIE Premium
Thank you Hilda. May you also find success here at WA
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cm2108 Premium
Hi and thanks for following! I am following back and wish you great success! All the best for the New Year for you and your family!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you. I wish you the same here at WA
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VeraK Premium
Thanks for the follow and all the best in 2015!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you may this be a successful year for us all.
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AnnegretS Premium
Hi CCIE, thank you for the follow. You are definite in the right place here at WA . Even if you have no knowledge about online business, here you have all the training and support of the community for your success. I had to learn this as well and I am still in the training, but it is amazing how good everything is explained. Good luck.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you for your input. Wishing you success as well.
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Larry_T Premium
Thanks for following me and good luck with your website CCIE.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you.
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Thank you for the follow! Wish you all the success here at WA! Good luck with everything!
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CCIE Premium
Thank you.
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heaths4tune Premium
Thank you for your follow sounds as if you have a world of knowledge
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AliciaT Premium
Your welcome, okay, Will do Michael.
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theQ Premium
Hi CCIE! ☺ You may be new to the business realm but your experience with technology won't hurt you any. You have a wealth of knowledge to bring to your website. WELCOME!
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CCIE Premium
You must be a Star Trek fan like myself "theQ". Hoping the technology helps and thanks for the comment
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dreambig3015 Premium
As AliciaT said "to our success"!
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CCIE Premium
And to you as well.
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AliciaT Premium
To our success and nice to meet you Sir!
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CCIE Premium
Sir so formal please call me Michael. Thank you for your comment.
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Gerber88 Premium
Thanks for the follow! Can use any advice you got.:)
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CarlaIves Premium
Thanks for the follow, Michael!
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KLewis Premium
Big hello to you Michael,Welcome to WA.Thanks for the follow,Right back to you.Very nice profile.
Best wishes out to you in 2015
Ken
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Thank you for the following and best of luck to you!
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Alex Hin Premium
Hi CCIE! Thank you for the follow and I wish all the best in your new business venture.
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Papi Premium
Hello Michael and thank you for your follow which I gladly return.
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ajgill Premium
Hi CCIE thanks for reaching out and contacting me I appreciate it.
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Veckey Premium
Never too late for anything! Welcome! I wish you a lot of success with online business.
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RudyStebih Premium
Hi Michael! Thanks for the follow and all the best to building your successful online business!!
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Christabelle Premium
Hi Michael! Thank you for your follow and for inviting me into your network! I hope things are coming along well for you & I look forward to following your journey! Christa :)
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ddavies01 Premium
It' s good that you have no experience. You don't have anything to unlearn
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi Michal!
Thanks for the follow!
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kholmes Premium
Hi there, thank you for your follow. Kim :))
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CCIE Premium
Hi Kim,
I've reviewed your Website and BIO and your really awesome. I just hope that I can do as well. When I become more experienced I'll have some intelligent questions for you.

Thanks much, --Michael
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kholmes Premium
Thanks Michael
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Loes Premium
Hi Michael, nice to meet you, I started early with children and ended a bit late, the youngest, a boy is 14 and my oldest daughter is 34, with in between 4 children, 3 daughters and another son:) I wish you a lot of fun here, greetings Loes
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bmm Premium
Hi CCIE, I know the feeling mate! Not many can afford to retire anymore. Thanks for the following....
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CSZone Premium
Thanks for following me. Wish you a happy and successful new year :)
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Keep the attitude.
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CCIE Premium
Thank you.
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Thank you for the follow Michael. Allow 2015 to be your best yet with great success online.
Take care
Andre
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Thank you.
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Thx for the follow,wish you success
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thank you.
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CCIE Premium
Following you and wish you success hope to see you online
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Thank you for following, CCIE. Welcome to WA.
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DaveSum Premium
Best of luck to you CCIE here at WA! Thanks for the follow, I'll see you around WA, Dave
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Hello ccie and thank you for the follow. I wish you all the best.
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Hi!
Very nice to meet you. Thank you very much for the follow. All the best to you. Happy holidays!
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Labman Premium
Hi and welcome to WA, Thanks for following me back.
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Adeng Premium
Hi CCIE, glad to meet you here.
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CCIE Premium
Hello Adeng,

Great to see you here also. I too am a newbie to this whole thing hoping for a successful journey to an on line income. I wish you the same

--Michael
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jasontw111 Premium
Welcome to WA premium, I wish you the very best in your journey ahead. Follow the training, do the tasks and engage in the community and you will do great. Don't be afraid to ask plenty of questions when you are stuck, thats the whole idea of community. If you need anything, I'm just a message away
Best wishes
Jason :)
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Welcome to WA. Congratulations on upgrading to Premium. You made a wise decision. WA is the best place I've found to build and grow a successful online business. All the best to you.
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CCIE Premium
Thanks hoping for the best in approaching on line marketing.
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Welcome to WA! Many warm wishes, and a happy new year!!! Merry Christmas!!
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CCIE Premium
Thanks hoping for the best in approaching on line marketing.
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Welcome to WA CCIE
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CCIE Premium
Thanks hoping for the best in approaching on line marketing.
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Thanks hoping for the best in approaching on line marketing.
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hi Michael...

I noticed you've been here for a couple weeks now. Cool.

How do you like it so far?
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hi Michael...

I noticed you've been here for a couple weeks now. Cool.

How do you like it so far?
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Vince OMWV Premium
Michael! How's it going? Hey real quick. It looks like the 59% discount on Premium is still available for you.

I just wanted to run this by you, so you don't miss out in case you didn't know. Anyways, I hope your day is going well.

Cheers,
Vince
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LorenRopp1 Premium
Thanks for following
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CCIE Premium
Thanks hoping for the best in approaching on line marketing.
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hey Michael.

I am just checking in and seeing how your doing. I know it's been around 10 days since you have checked out WA.

Just let me know if you need help with anything! :)

Take Care,
Vince
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CCIE Premium
Vince,

I wanted to drop you a line and thank you for your 5 posts to me. Being a complete newbie I'm setting up my profile and I have one question for you.

How am I going to make money in the long run.

Thank you, --Michael
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hey Michael!

Just wanted to run something by you, in case you didn't know, so you won't miss out on anything here..

There's 1 day left for you to get a 59% discount on Premium. I highly recommend this for you. I think it'd be a great move! But, it's optional.

Let me know if you need any help other wise :)

Just dropping by...

Cheers!
Vince
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hey Michael....

I noticed you still haven't setup your account completely with a photo and/or description.

Just dropping by to see how you are doing.

Typically, those who fill out there profile info do receive a better response time and get more help. I definitely want to help you! :)

Let me know if you have any questions.
-Vince
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Vince OMWV Premium
Hi Michael, how are you doing? My name's Vince and I actually referred you here to WA through my website Online Marketing With Vince. I just wanted to introduce myself.

Here's the instructions in case you missed it on how to get started here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1/getting-rolling

I am a Premium member here, and always will be! I would highly recommend it. It's absolutely worth it.

Let me know if you have any questions, Michael!

Cheers,
Vince

P.S. There is an awesome discount offer on Premium if you didn't know, for 7 days.
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CCIE Premium
Thanks Vince. I almost got sucked into emobile, Bill Knight's scam. Then I ran across your recommendation for WA and joined. I'm trying to get this started up and see if it produces any income at all. That's for sending the getting started instructions as I'm a complete newbie to this, but am an engineer with Cisco Systems and tired of them making all the money. Any additional input you can add to getting started making money quickly will be greatly appreciate.

Thanks again, --Michael
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Vince OMWV Premium
Yeah. Emobile Code is a scam that's going around town at the moment. It will die out pretty soon. WA is the place to be as far as affiliate marketing and creating revenue online and is perfect for newbies.

Tip:
You don't really start making money quickly. This is how those scams are so good at taking people's money. There's this false hope, or idea that one can make quick money. It doesn't work that way.

Scams like Emobile are entire businesses that specializes in "selling" the idea of quick money or a bogus "code" to new people. Make sense? It's a scheme.

Instead you want to learn the ins and outs of affiliate marketing and make the effort, step by step, to build a home business online from the ground up. THAT's how you actually make the money.

All the info and training on this, is here at WA.

Hope that helps you out at least a little Michael! I'm here if you need any help, along with 100's of others in this community.

Cheers,
Vince
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