About Xcfastdude
Joined July 2013
Hey everyone! My name is Robert. I'm very excited to be part of this community!

Well a little bit about me. I'm 23 years old. I've done sports ever since I was 4 years old when I started playing soccer. Later on I ventured into basketball and football as well, and in high school I joined a powerhouse cross country and track team and enjoyed much success there. I love to watch sports and blog about them. I'm into exercise and nutrition, and I'm also part of a network marketing business called vemma, which is a company that has seen explosive growth during the past 12 months.

My reason for joining Wealthy Affiliate is because growing up, all I ever knew was poverty. My family on both sides have always been poor, and I've grown up in a bad area around people who've gotten themselves in a lot of trouble with the law and with gangs. My parents have done everything they can to keep me away from that stuff by teaching me by example and working extra hours to send me to a good private high school which formed my values and ideals.

I'm now in college, and I want to be able to pay them back for everything they've done for me. It breaks my heart seeing my parents come home exhausted from a hard day of work and I want to be able to help them retire. I have a passion for helping people and nurturing them, and my mom even has told me stories that when I was 3 I would put a blanket on her when she would take a nap so she wouldn't feel cold lol. I feel like at my young age with no kids, I have the perfect opportunity to really make changes to my life and build up a successful business to help out others who are tired of the 9-5 grind and want more out of life. I joined Vemma because it is an amazing nutritional company with great products to help people lose weight and look and feel healthier. Because let's face it, when we get sick with the flu or some other bad illness, it's the worst feeling in the world and we'll do anything to get our health back. Obesity is such a dangerous problem in our society, and I want to help reverse these trends and help people develop healthy habits and make money while doing so!

I have a website called gymratsden.com in which I blog about sports and other random stuff. As I have gotten further into my sports career, I realized that sports and nutrition go hand in hand. Believe me, I've tried to succeed in athletics off of fast food and it doesn't work haha. My goal is to combine my vemma business with my sports blogging talents and make lots of money not only for myself, but for anyone who wants to join my team!!

I'm looking forward to working with everyone in the community! Let's do this!!!
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Hey Robert, I've also been affiliated with vemma and would like to know how you have combined it with your website and if it has brought you any success.
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Maricel Premium
Hello. After reading your profile these are all good reasons to join WA. All the best to your success.
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drptaylor Premium
Thanks for the follow... got sidetracked away from WA for a while ;-) Keep up that passion for helping people and nurturing them!
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bill2409 Premium
Hell Robert, I have added you to my network, look forward to working with you.
Bill
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Joshua0853 Premium
Hey Robert. Thanks for the follow. I agree with Jewelz...I see success written all over your future. Mindset is everything and you seem to have a proper one. Don't allow anyone to derail your advances. WA can help you get there, as is true for us all.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much for the kind words! I wish you much success, happiness, and prosperity! :)
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Jewelz Premium
hey, xcfastdude!! Thank you for the follow!! What a resume you have there!! I see success in your future, I here the energy in your profile...you go, take all that energy and blog, read and go, the blog.....YOU can do it, many have, I have seen and meet them!!
How exciting for you that you found a great place!!
To Our Success!!
~jewelz
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! I wish you must success as well!
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Success Inc Premium
Good to hear from you again. I may be taking some time off myself.
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xcfastdude Premium
Yeah dude do what you need to do. We all need rest from time to time. I think as long as you don't give up completely, you'll be fine. It's not like the work you've done so far will disappear! That's the beauty of the internet and websites.
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jespinola Premium
Hey Robert. How are you?. My name is Jorge and welcome to WA. If you have any question just let me know?

P.S. where are you from? You speak Spanish?
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xcfastdude Premium
I'm from Southern California pero mis papas son de Mexico. Pues claro que hablo el espanol! (perdon pero no se como escribir los acentos en la computadora) :)
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jespinola Premium
Hey que bien Robert. AH no te preocupes en Teclado que son de ingles es casi imposible!. Cuéntame como estas?
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jespinola Premium
Yo soy de El Salvador
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xcfastdude Premium
Que bien! Pues estoy bien acqui nomas estudiando! Y tu? Como te gusta acqui en WA?
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jespinola Premium
Hey que bien que aun sigas estudiando! Yo miembro ya de hace mucho tiempo
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AlvaroC Premium
Hello Robert, nice of you to follow me, I can see you have it pretty clear, including niches, in this WA journey. I like very much your Bio, also the possitive attitude you have plus the goals you describe. I am sure you will make your dreams come true.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! Let's do this! Si se puede! (I'm Mexican lol).
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nancykaye Premium
Hi Robert,
You have one hell of a good rating at Street Articles, #24! Did you do the 30 in 30? I like your style.
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xcfastdude Premium
Yes I did! I just wrote a blog post on here check it out!
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WA John Premium
Thanks for following me and fell free to chat anytime.
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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okydoky Premium
Hello Robert. Your site looks great. I was worried that it wouldn't work on my Ipad. It does after a couple of clicks. You have to click on "Full Website" then on "Display Standard Website" and then it works fine.
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xcfastdude Premium
That's awesome that it works! I've actually been wondering how my website looks on mobile devices and on tablets. Thanks for the follow and for checking out my site! I wish you tons of success and prosperity! :)
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mwatkins Premium
Hi Robert, Thanks for the follow. Your parents are lucky to have you as a son. I checked out your site. It looks good. Hope to do my first blog post soon. Tweaking my site and figuring all the moving parts out.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well! You can do it just follow the trainings and ask questions if you ever get stuck :)
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skyhigh4 Premium
Hi Robert. Loved your profile and how much you appreciate your parents. I am confident with your maturity and care for others that you will do well here in WA. You go for it and all the very best. And thanks for the follow. Take care!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you!
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persistent D Premium
Greetings Robert. I am pleased that as a young man you are so strongly driven and focused on your passion. Many young people are unable to figure out their passion so early. You are definitely on the right track. I KNOW that you will achieve great things. Continue to persevere. I appreciate the follow and will be following you in turn.
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xcfastdude Premium
Wow thank you so much for your kind words! Let's do this!!!
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Shaquinho Premium
Hi Robert, very inspirational bio. Looks like you have a clear mind and follow your passions with a bigger purpose behind everything you do. That's great.
I wish you good luck, LOTS of success and of course a lot of fun on your way!
Marc:-)
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks a lot Mark that really means a lot to me! I wish you much success and prosperity as well!!
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Robert Paul Premium
Hi Robert, Great bio. I believe you do have a super opportunity in life right now. Go with that. Looking forward to hearing more from you!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you!
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garthjen Premium
Great stuff. Thanks for the follow.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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excaliba Premium
Hey there Robert. Thanks for the follow. Your story resonated with me! I was in the fortunate position a decade ago to help my parents out in a significant way. There ain't anything like it when you are able to give something back! Good luck. Reach out if you n have a question.
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xcfastdude Premium
Wow that is so freakin amazing! I'm so glad that you helped your parents out!
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alexander11 Premium
Thank you for the follow and very best in your success.
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xcfastdude Premium
I wish you all the success and prosperity you could ever dream of!
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IvanHLP Premium
Thank you for the follow! I wish you success and that will achieve your dreams
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xcfastdude Premium
I wish you the same!!!! Feel free to hit me up for anything!
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IvanHLP Premium
Will Do!!
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Teronie Premium
Thank you for the follow. Enjoy the journey.
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xcfastdude Premium
Let's do this!!!!
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Phil52 Premium
Hi there Robert and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow and if there's anything I can assist you with I'd be more than happy to oblige. Have fun here and cheers, Phil.
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xcfastdude Premium
Haha thanks! Let's do big things!
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Dezy6 Premium
Thanks for following me, I look forward to working with you. All the best
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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Visions Premium
Hi Robert. Love your optimistic outlook! You are in the right place to move forward with your exciting dreams and goals. Great to connect with you!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you and yes let's stay connected!
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cjmn1957 Premium
Hi Robert thanks for the follow and good luck with your Vemma business. Their is no better place than WA to learn what you need to, to succeed.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well! This place is amazing!
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psmtk Premium
Hi Robert, thank you for following me I wish you all the success in your venture.
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!!
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Darryl64 Premium
Hey Robert, thanks for the follow and I wish you much success here at WA and in life! You keep pushing and know that you are not alone in your fight to better yourself and your family :)
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much I really appreciate it! I wish you tons of success!
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wealthmaker45 Premium
Hi, Thanks for the follow and good luck with your Vemma business. Glad to hear you are trying to better yourself because I also came from a family that didn't have much money and my husband and I are also struggling.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! And yes, your struggles may make things harder, but you just have to push forward! No matter what, keep pushing forward! That's how you succeed! Never give up!
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Hi Robert, a pleasure to meet you here. Looking forward to seeing your successes. Sherry
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xcfastdude Premium
Nice to meet you too Sherry!
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Travellers Premium
Hi great to meet you here - Great smile too
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xcfastdude Premium
Haha thank you!
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Shawn Martin Premium
Hi and welcome to WA!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks for the follow!
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Marvin63 Premium
Thanks for the follow, Robert. I feel MLM is a great way to pursue wealth. Good luck with your pursuits!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! I wish you luck as well!
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acoolmil Premium
Thanks for the follow Robert.
Con
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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SharonE Premium
Hi Robert, what a moving story you tell, your testimony will help you succeed. keep up the Good work Sharon
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks Sharon I wish you much success!
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Hi Robert. Nice to meet you. Congratulations for your values. I researched Vemma and your gymratsden website. I agree with you about the teams in Vemma. That's how most companies are in the Internet marketing field. I am afraid this company is heading south because of their negative behavior. Clicking various links in vemma I happened to arrive at a youtube video about the bio of another young man called Nick Sarnicola. who also is from humble beginnings as you and me are and he dared not to follow on the steps of 3 generations of his ancestors who earned a living working in a factory in Michigan but he dared to dream becoming a millionaire and he succeeded. He had a great love for sports like u have. He is a giver like u are. He is the cofounder of company called ViSalus that sells nutritional products. If you care, there is video in youtube called "Power Couple Biography - Nick Sarnicola". I do not have any interest in ViSalus at all. I just like people from humble beginnings who dare to challenge life. I wish you the best of luck in business but never lose sight of God. About 30 years ago I happened to buy an audio cassette tutorial called Spiritualize Business by the actor Dennis Weaver. I applied the tutorial to my business and I never had a problem and I was happy because God was running my business and He is running my life too.

Cheers :)
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xcfastdude Premium
Wow thank you for your kind words! And yes, I'm being careful with Vemma. Actually one of the top earners in Vemma found out about what some of the teams are doing, and he was very upset about it. So now the CEO is putting strict guidelines on not allowing people to steal members from other teams, and suspending them from Vemma if they are caught doing that.

Thankfully, my team is not like that at all. We really are like a family, and I'm friends with the people I'm with. They'll do anything to help me with my business and vice versa, since I struggled immensely in the beginning. And yes, we're all making sure we stay honest with our business. We actually had to kick a few people out because they were doing shady stuff. If the team ever loses sight of God, I will leave, but I'm gonna do everything in my power to make sure that won't happen, because I believe in the product and in what we are doing. Right now, I feel like God has guided me to be in Vemma, so I will continue to stick with it. I'll check out the ViSalus, though!
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nancykaye Premium
Hi,
I read your article on insanity training and It was really good. I've seen those infomercials and wondered myself. It's a great article. It's good to know It's the real deal. I appreciate the article as a work of art. Personally I am a if anything a little on the skinny side and working on putting on some weight.

And I saw you are ranking 95. That is so cool. You are doing great.
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theBoss1000 Premium
Thanks for following me. I am a graphic designer/artist so if there is anything I can help you with just let me know. I'll do what I can to help.
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xcfastdude Premium
Oh wow that's pretty awesome! Thanks for the follow!
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motocali Premium
Thanks for the follow. Great web site. keep it up.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! I wish you much success! :)
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fisherman483 Premium
finally got my first website started and now i must fly to work/drive truck all night but will have ideas pouring into my concentration/focus on job at-hand; should be interesting!
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xcfastdude Premium
Nice job! Keep it up!
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Lemm Premium
Wow....what a testimony and lofty desire for a young person like you. Bravo! I hope that all the desires you have will be met. Your profile was inspiring.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much!
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MargaretY Premium
Hi Robert : nice to connect with you. All the very best for your success in this business. Your wish to help others at this young age is truly commendable. Can tell your parents have done a good job. Keep it up. God bless you.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! God bless :)
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Fernan Premium
Robert, thanks for the follow. I admire young people like you who want to better their lives by fleeing from oppression, poverty and a life of crime. It's amazing what, at your age, you have already achieved, and I can see a bright future in front of you. Glad to have met you, mate. Let's keep in touch!

Fernando
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! I wish you the best as well! God bless :)
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TravelHacker Premium
Hey Robert! Welcome to WA. As I'm sure you've already discovered, WA is the place to be. The content is awesome and the community friendly and helpful.
I always get excited when I see another young adult who recognizes that it's never too early to start doing what he wants to actually achieve results join this program.
Sounds like you're off to a great start and I wish you the best of luck!
I do want to comment on your writing skills - they're pretty good, I'm impressed. I read a lot and I'm a stickler for proper grammar and spelling (I'm also certified to teach English as a foreign language) and well written pieces don't come my way that often - so kudos to you!
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xcfastdude Premium
WOW thank you so much! Your compliment means so much to me! I love to write and it always feels great to be complimented on something I love to do :)
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wendyk Premium
Hi Robert and thanks for following me. I'm now following you as well. I love your attitude and how you are taking control of your life!. I wish you all the best.
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xcfastdude Premium
I wish you the best as well! :)
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A-Jay Premium
Hi Robert, thanks for the follow. Keep up the good work. With your positive attitude you are bound to succeed. All the best.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! And thanks for the follow!
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affiliatesun Premium
Hi Xcfastdude. Thank you for the follow. Today, besides you, I met another young follower of mine, Maribeth. You young people are really impressive. Good thinking.
I wish you the best of success.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! I wish you much success as well!
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Prolife Premium
Hello, Xcfastdude, and thanks for your follow. That is a very inspiring profile. I'm so glad you chose to live a responsible kind of life style instead of following the bad examples you saw around you when you were growing up. I'm honored to be included in your circle. I hope you do well. Welcome to the WA family.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well! And yes, I got to lead a positive lifestyle, not just for me, but for my future kids/wife and stuff. I got a lot to live for!
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Prolife Premium
God bless you for making good choices, not only for yourself, but also for those whom He is yet to bring into your life.
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chrissmuts Premium
Hi Robert, Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. Well done on everything you have achieved so far and I think that you are going to be a huge success. Just keep aiming high and please shout if you need any help. Take care, Chris
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! And yes I'll keep that in mind Chris!
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jlramsdell81 Premium
Hello Xcfastdude, Many Thanks for the follow. Great story. If you need help just let me know and I will do my best.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! Yes I sure will! :)
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christine2 Premium
Thanks for the follow. I like your story, Here in WA you get to do the courses systematically and acquire knowledge little by little with consistent work. You have come to the right place.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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lo24x7 Premium
Thanks for the follow! I like your site as well. Love the no nonsense writing style! I used to hate healthy eating as well so I know what you mean. For me, I started adding healthy stuff gradually and kept eating whatever else I liked, and soon started craving good stuff... weird! But it really worked lol. You're such an inspiration. So nice to see how passionate you are about doing good things for your family. Best of luck to you here!
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xcfastdude Premium
Aww thanks for checking out my site! I'm constantly updating it with the top sports stories every day. And yes, I've got a ton of exciting stuff planned for it, I'm really only scratching the surface! I wish you much luck and success as well. I know you will do well as long as you work hard and study the trainings on here. Let's get it!
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DoubleTap Premium
Nice site Robert. Thank ya' for the follow, partner!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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mamalama Premium
You are a blessing and a half, my friend. I'm sure your parents are very proud of you. See you around!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! And yes, never hesitate to hit me up!
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jatdebeaune Premium
Robert, You sound like a great person. It's wonderful to be compassionate about others. You're going to do very well. Thank you for the follow.
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xcfastdude Premium
Aww thank you! Thanks for the follow as well!
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Caden Premium
Thanks for the follow Robert. Throw in swimming and cycling and you are the Ironman! Tell you're parents from me that they are great and they've done a fabulous job with you. Well done for finding your way under tough circumstances and I know you will do well. Let me know when you are able to help your parents retire.
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xcfastdude Premium
Haha I don't know how to swim though! Aww yeah my parents are awesome, but like I said they're getting older and really should be retired by now. I can't waste anymore time.. They've done so much for me already, it's the least I could do.
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bullet Premium
Hi Robert, good to have you onboard, welcome to the community and thanks for the follow.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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Thanks for the follow !
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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Keribang Premium
Thanks for the follow. It's good to see young people like you that have great enthusiasm & positive attitude. I am sure you will succeed! Best of luck.

Cheers
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! What can I say, I'm part of the young people revolution!! Lol.
Good luck to you as well!
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cassiejr53 Premium
Thanks for the follow
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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TWIY Premium
Hello Robert and thank you for following. Follow the training and all will be fine.
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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Rostah Premium
by the way Robert, thanks so much for allowing time to follow me. cheers! Georgina
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Rostah Premium
Aw!! thank you Robert for your profile...I've been poor all my life! in terms of money that is, but blessed and raised in a big family of 10 brothers and 5 sisters from my biological parents, and also raised by my foster parents who had 12 siblings! Raised in homes with dirt floors, but I still feel like Ive been blessed and enriched with love. All my parents worked in shearing sheds, shearing sheep and rousing which is separating sheeps wool - that was hard work for my parents slogging away year in and year out. They are all deceased now but I what I do want to say is that I wish you heaps of luck with WA and hope that one day soon your dreams will come true and your parents will be able to relax and have an enjoyable life. regards Georgina
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! I wish you much success!
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KMF Premium
Thanks for following me Robert, and all I can say is good luck. I am sure you will make it and make it big :)
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xcfastdude Premium
Good luck to you as well!
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mrbill74 Premium
That your parents cared enough about you to provide an excellent education and shelter you from the dark side of life is a great thing. Even greater is the fact you cared enough about yourself to allow wholesome values and ideals to shape who and what you are. Kudos, young man! I'm also a sports fanatic, which means you'll have to check out my website as well. You have a way with words, Robert, so I look forward to reading your blog posts. You've already established some admirable goals, and with your attitude, I have no doubt you'll reach them. Best wishes, and thanks for the follow! :-)
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! You are very encouraging! I wish you much success and happiness :)
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Willow Tech Premium
Hello Robert, thank you for following me.

Have a nice time and take care.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks and you too!
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Wildflower Premium
Hello Robert,
Thank you for the follow and I'm glad to be a part of your network. You seem to have a great outlook and motivation for the things you are pursuing, and you will do well. I look forward to seeing and hearing more from you - stay in touch.
Here's to your success!
-Hope
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you Hope! I wish you success as well!
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Shields Premium
Thanks for the follow; I'm sure you'll have great success. In fact, why not teach your parents as you learn. Don't let them tell you that they can't. As soon as you find out about keywords check out that domain name. Good luck,
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks for following me back! My parents actually think I'm crazy with all of this. They think I should just focus on getting a "real job" just like everyone else. I already have a real job and I don't like it. I'd rather do something I love and help others out and make money that way! I guess I'll just have to prove to them that I can do it!
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RubySunsets Premium
Hi Robert! Thanks for following = ) I completely understand and agree on what you said about parents. They are special people. It's definitely difficult to see them work so hard when you know they deserve so much more. I know they must be very proud of you! Good luck on accomplishing all of your goals!

-= Chi =-
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! I wish you much success!
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IServe Premium
Thank you for following me. I loved your profile. You are going to be very successful. I'm looking forward to seeing it unfold.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! :) I wish you much success!
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Hi Robert,

Thanks for following me. I'm very new to this. I actually just signed up today. Looking forward to learning a lot.

Joe
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xcfastdude Premium
Welcome! You will definitely learn tons here! Stay patient, because there's lots of info on here. And if you need help, don't hesitate to ask!
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EricBeins Premium
Hi Robert, thanks for following me. Your hart is in the right place Robert. And you are on the right path with WA. I bet your Mum and Dad are proud of you. If you need any help please ask. Cheers Eric.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you for the follow as well! :)
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EricBeins Premium
You are absolutely right Robert.
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baruarajat Premium
Hi Robert, Thanks for adding me. I have visited you website too. Good start. I can say one thing -- Past has no meaning, it's passe. I know you're enjoying your present which is more important and for sure your future holds great success. I know you will give all the comforts to your mom and dad. best of luck.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks for the follow! And yes, gotta stay in the present!
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cena1975 Premium
Hi welcome to WA and thanks for follow!
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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jmixon Premium
Hello XC! Thanks for the follow. I followed you back. I wish you the best here in Wealthy Affiliate!

--Justin--
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you Justin! I wish you the best as well. I know we'll all succeed!
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tas88 Premium
great to meet you! I love to learn about nutrition too. Here to support ya!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! Let's do this!
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gmegs Premium
Hi Robert!

You're a "good soul" - and a good son! ... your parents must be very proud of you.
Your story is heart-felt , moving and inspiring!
You WILL make it - I know you will. It's a great community here, and will help keep your focus and direction on line.
Joanne
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xcfastdude Premium
Aww thank you! Haha my parents are tough as nails on me, but I think they've kept me on the right path.
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Thank you so much for the Follow!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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WEALTHYBINU Premium
Thank you Robert for the follow..hey, I am also a soccer fan..so we have something in common..:) good luck.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks for the follow as well! Woohoo I love soccer, nice to meet a fellow fan of the beautiful game! :)
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fisherman483 Premium
Robert, My fault for not clarifying my reference to Amway--I mentioned them because they designed a system where people helping other people to succeed did indeed succeed in relation to their dedication to and belief in the products and the principle(s). *If a cult wants to use an organization to work their evil ways it would take a wise individual speaking up to that org. to expose it sooner than later. **More to the point is that you should do your own due-diligence re: any group or org. before lending your voice to spreading negative references about it or them publicly and I can say from personal experience that Amway was a shining star in the MLM industry over 40 years ago. They were pioneers, not the first but innovators and creators of a model still copied today.
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xcfastdude Premium
My apologies. I just thought it was an interesting book that the guy wrote. He obviously had strong feelings towards Amway. I'm glad you had a good experience with them, since MLM's in general tend to get a bad rep from a lot of people!
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betcha Premium
Hi, Robert. So, are you from Dallas? You have a great start with your website. I feel honored being followed by you. You are such a man of vision. Follow your dreams and for sure you will make your parents retire earlier than you thought. Here at Wealthy Affiliate, you have all the trainings and the tools to help you build a successful online business. Keep moving on and success is just by your doorstep. More blessings to you and your family!
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xcfastdude Premium
I'm actually from southern California. However, I've been mentioning the Dallas Cowboys because they're currently having their training camp in my hometown, despite them being from another state. It's pretty exciting having a professional football team literally in your own backyard! I mean how many people can say that?
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betcha Premium
L.A.? We came from the Bay Area. And the Dallas Cowboys, no wonder you were able to write well about them. Keep up the good work! Nice to know you.
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Bob247 Premium
Good luck and Welcome Robert. Will be following you.
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jwgman Premium
Hi Robert! Thanks for the follow and my best to you and your success!
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fisherman483 Premium
I had not read your full intro before, congrats on your wise choices and direction. I had a very similar background but was terrible at c/country-ok at the other sports you mentioned and equally lucky to have wise parents. I was involved with Amway at 18 andwith AMORC (Rosicrucians) because? I am not sure what best explains why some people don't 'stay with the herd' But these choices lead to where we are now and I am glad of it.
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xcfastdude Premium
I've heard some interesting things about Amway (not necessarily good ones). There was some guy who wrote a book about him and his wife's experience with Amway and how it nearly destroyed his life. Basically he said it was a cult and the people in it were very sketchy. Really crazy to think about. But yeah I think now with the internet it's so much easier to research what is a scam and what isn't, so it's definitely to our advantage. MLM's can be risky to get involved in but I'm taking a chance with Vemma because I really like their products and they are not pushy with selling or anything. And they don't push you to do these expensive trainings like with what I've heard that Amway did back in the day.

At least with my team we have a lot of fun and use social media to try to encourage people to join. I've personally seen some of my friends make a great income so I know I can do it as well.
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bf2426 Premium
HI Robert,
nice to know you.
You have a wonderful heart my friend.
Hoping you find all the success you dream of. ;-b
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much I really appreciate it! Much success to you as well!
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fisherman483 Premium
Xcfastdude, thanks for the follow. I agree with other comments that you are on your way. Liked your invite. Will get back with you on that once I get my WA on a roll
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! You can do it, it just takes time and patience but it's doable!
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Liam55 Premium
Hey Robert, thank you for the follow. I did visit your website; didn't know that Donovan
McNabb was retiring, about time. For the record, I'm a die hard Dallas Cowboy fan, so don't hold that against me...lol. You have so much going for you all ready, keep up the good work. LIAM
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xcfastdude Premium
I don't dislike them lol. I'm really not a fan of Tony Romo, but I do like Demarcus Ware and Miles Austin a lot. I wish they were on my Chargers. By the way, the Cowboys are in my hometown for their training camp (I'm from Oxnard). They had a scrimmage today it was packed!
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xcfastdude Premium
Check out my page again. I updated it with pics from training camp that one of my coworkers took. I figured you might like them!
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Rwhit71 Premium
Wow! sounds like you have a plan set in stone. That's great!! Thanks for the follow.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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oajike Premium
Hello Robert, so honored for the follow. I see you are steps ahead already which is great. All the best to you.
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xcfastdude Premium
Good luck and much success to you as well! Let's get it done!
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graycarrot Premium
Hey Robert. Thanks for the follow. I wish you the best in your travels here in WA.
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xcfastdude Premium
Same for you as well!
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whlwealthy Premium
Thank you for following, Happy to see you are a man of action , keep in touch
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xcfastdude Premium
LIkewise!
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kamali Premium
Hey thanks for the follow, Welcome to WA!
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kamali Premium
Just glossed over your website. You should check out foxyform.com they offer free contact forms that you can use for your website.
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xcfastdude Premium
Awesome! Thanks for the form advice!
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CoachEd Premium
Thanks for the follow and go learn and earn !!! If you need help JUST PM us!!!
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xcfastdude Premium
I will definitely do so, thanks! Good luck to you!
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Lee Gamelin Premium
Hi Robert! I'm honored you have chosen to follow me here at WA. Have great success with what you learn at WAU! Best regards, Lee Gamelin
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you sir!
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marinaschon Premium
Hi Robert! Thank you for the follow! All the best!
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xcfastdude Premium
Let's do this!
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tommydillard Premium
Welcome to WA and my following. You have came to the best place to learn all can. Good luck
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xcfastdude Premium
Good luck to you as well!
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Alley Cat Premium
Welcome Robert, And I wish you much success. If there's anything I can do to help, just let me know.
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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golf1800s Premium
Hey Robert! I totally agree - lets do it!!
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xcfastdude Premium
Yeah buddy!
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ChrisDB Premium
Hi, Robert. I enjoyed your site and reading your posts. Your love for sports really comes true!! :) Continued success to you. Cheers! -Chris
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xcfastdude Premium
Aww thanks I appreciate it! Same to you!
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tommydillard Premium
Welcome
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! God bless
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rebeccas Premium
Hello. Robert!Thanks for following me. I hope you find everything you need to accomplish your goals here at Wealthy Affiliate. Welcome aboard.
-Rebecca
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maryson Premium
Hello,Xcfastdude,welcome to WA and thanks much for the follow.God bless you.

maryson
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xcfastdude Premium
Hello! God bless :)
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nancykaye Premium
Hi Robert,
I've written lots of content. But I realized writing content to other's specifications and trying to stay within their parameters was cramping my style. I still put out at least an article a day, but with my website I can be me. I'm not trying to please everyone, just writing things that I would find interesting and amusing.

The tough part is the computer details. I really have to steel myself to do it. I often seek advice. But it's a good game.
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xcfastdude Premium
Yeah I'm also still getting used to the computer stuff as well. I'm still on the level 2 training. A lot of this stuff is foreign to me, but the more I study it, the more it makes sense!
And yes, always write stuff that you find interesting! The website is YOURS, not anyone else's. Keep it up!
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Befree Premium
Thanks for the follow. Hope you all the best. Lee
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wtbee2013 Premium
thanks for the follow back I hope you are doing well
Best wishes and God bless
Kymee
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xcfastdude Premium
thanks God bless!
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nancykaye Premium
Hi Robert,
When I get my website up and running I'll let you take a peek. In a way it's similar to yours. I want it to be fun and informative. Right now I'm focusing on content that I think this niche will connect with. But you never know till you get your messages out. The similarity is I am being myself and writing like I talk.

I think you're a real live wire at least that's what comes through to me in your writing.
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xcfastdude Premium
Haha live wire yeah that's one way to put it! Yeah well when it comes to something I'm passionate about, I actually do put some effort into it and I let my personality shine in my posts. The way I see it, I may suck at drawing, but you better believe I can paint a picture with my words.

And yeah just practice getting the posts out and stuff. I think the more you practice getting content out there, the better it'll get, and you'll start to form a certain style that you will get good at.
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ericrk7 Premium
Hello Robert! Welcome to WA, and thanks for the follow!

Eric
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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divazona Premium
Hi! Thanks so much for the follow and welcome to WA!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you!
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2yorkiemom Premium
Thanks for the follow
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you as well!
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JJCarter1 Premium
Nice to meet you Robert!
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xcfastdude Premium
Same here!
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Thanks for the follow Robert
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xcfastdude Premium
Oh fasho!
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nancykaye Premium
Hey there Robert,
Thanks for the follow. Your website looks great and your enthusiasm and drive are manifest. I think you'll get a large following.

Is your website a blog? It looks like that. I believe you are the kind of guy who can create a very engaged following. You represent youthful vitality and passion.

I'm sure you are way more savvy than I as far as websites and online business. My website niche is cat lovers and that's the focus of the website I'm working on now. My next one may be WA affiliate, health & nutrition or something else.

I'm willing to help you in any way I can. I write a lot and know that area better than the computers. I like your writing style and wish you success.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! It means a ton to me. And yes my website is a blog but it's meant to be entertainment mixed with good information to improve people's lives. I know a lot of people have websites that are supposed to provide financial advice or nutritional advice but they are boring and crusty as heck. I want to be entertaining and really engage my audience but also have relevant info for them to help them out. My motto is, if it's fun, people will do it!
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livleadluv Premium
Appreciate the follow, good luck with your internet adventures!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! You as well!!
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Scott321 Premium
Hi Robert, I just viewed your website and it is coming along good. Quick question for you though, you are using your own purchased domain name I see. So did you host it here w/ WA or are you hosting it w/ someone else? And is there a benefit to hosting it w/ WA for rankings?
- Scott
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xcfastdude Premium
I host it with someone else, but I transferred it on to WA to have access to it when I log on to here. I don't know if there are any benefits to hosting with WA instead, to be honest. I had purchased my domain before I discovered this website, so I just decided to keep it instead of creating a new one.
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Patricia R Premium
Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate. It looks like you have a head start on us. Here you will find all the help you could wish for. All you have to do is ask.
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coolcity Premium
Hi, thanks for following. It sounds as if you have plenty of material and interests to work with there, no reason why you should not do well
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movingon Premium
Hi Robert. Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA!
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Scott321 Premium
Welcome and thanks for the follow.
- Scott
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Thanks for the follow! :)
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xcfastdude Premium
Yeehaw! :)
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sidekick Premium
Thank you for following me Robert. I wish you success in WA! Let me know if you have any questions.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! Let's get this thang rollin!
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mc7791 Premium
thanks for the follow
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xcfastdude Premium
Yeah buddy!
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BBUJOL05 Premium
Hi Robert, thanks for following me back :) I love the enthusiasm in your posts I'm sure that positivity will continue to translate into results!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! Good luck to you as well I'm sure you're gonna succeed! Let's do this!
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AnnieB Premium
Hello Robert. How is everything going here at WA for you? Great news that you have a website up and running. Thank your for taking the time to follow me and I wish you all the best in your future ventures.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! Same for you as well! Everything has been going great here at WA. I love it. Let's rock this thing!
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dhynes Premium
Thanks for the follow and good luck with your product.
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DavidArturo Premium
Hey, many thanks for the follow!
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Hudson Premium
Hi there. Thanks for the follow and welcome to WA. If I can help at any time please just ask
Regards
Hudson.
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tazimmer Premium
Thanks for the follow Robert. Best Wishes! ~Tim
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! You as well!
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Jenna7 Premium
Hey Robert, welcome to WA, and thanks for the follow. I have heard of Vemma but don't know much else about it. It is advertising?
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xcfastdude Premium
Vemma is a nutritional company and yeah it's kind of like getting paid for advertising. Basically in order to join, someone has to enroll you. Then you purchase product, whether its an energy drink, protein drink, etc. Then it arrives at your doorstep, you drink it (it actually is pretty good quality stuff), and you tell others about it. If they are interested and want to join you, they can sign up under you. If you sign up three people, you get your product for free. But yeah the only way to succeed is to help the people you sign up succeed as well. It's definitely not selling, but yeah you just tell people how good the product is and about the opportunity to join a fast-growing company and stuff. It's actually legit, I'm pretty new to it but my friends who got me to join are killing it and one of them is making over a 1000 a month and is car-qualified. Vemma has been compared to herbalife but some of the top people in herbalife have left and joined vemma because they see how big the potential is.But yeah it only works if you work as a team with whoever signs you up. We have people in other cities, states, and even countries that are with us, and we skype with them to help them out, because in this company its so easy to seem like a vitamin salesman when its not what its about at all.
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xcfastdude Premium
Vemma Bemma Team- Alex Morton and Ryan Young- Las Vegas <--- type that in on the youtube search. Explains the company way better with one of the leaders of the young people revolution (#ypr). I actually met him in san diego last month. Pretty good vid.
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caylynn Premium
Thank you for following me Robert! Look forward to getting to know you, your vemma and your "random sports stuff". Your rats den on theme alley looks good!
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you! I'm just getting started with this and it's amazing how fast my website has grown already! Looking forward to getting to you know too! Let's rock on!
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Hey there, Robert! Glad you have joined us here. Best of luck to you and keep in touch. PS Chat is a great place to ask questions and meet the members.
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xcfastdude Premium
Thanks! Nice to meet you!
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Labman Premium
Hi and Welcome to WA. Thanks for following me back. If I can help with anything please ask.
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xcfastdude Premium
Haha of course! :)
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cm8719 Premium
Thanks for the follow
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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mama2karsten Premium
It all begins with something you are passionate about and it sounds like sports is that thing for you. Be careful with MLM... check them out carefully...


Great business foundations take time to build, a piece and day at a time. Be patient, it does not happen in a week, May not happen in a month. but it does happen. WA provides the tools and the education.... the members and founders provide the needed support and help...it is up to you use what you learn (which will be a lot) and create opportunity for yourself.

Thank You for following me and I look forward to seeing you create something great in the coming months. Julie
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xcfastdude Premium
Thank you so much! Yeah I thoroughly researched vemma and have personally seen it work for friends of mine, so I do know it works. But yeah I wouldn't mind also making money with sports blogging and perhaps building a career off of that. I'm passionate about both things so I'll just see how it goes!
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Thanks for the connection Robert. Wish you all the best in all your endeavors and will be happy to share our experiences. Happy to see you're taking charge of your life Robert!
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xcfastdude Premium
Likewise!
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ferns4733 Premium
thanks for the follow xcfastdude
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Kyle Premium
Good day and welcome to the Wealthy Affiliate community! The first thing I suggest you do is jump into a live chat and introduce yourself. You will find this on the main Dashboard within WA. Here you will find other members within the community (including myself) that you will be able to communicate with, network with and get help with. :)

Lots of help here and a lot of people that care about your personal success. If you get stuck, simply ask! I look forward to working with you!

Oh, and I wanted to also point you in the direction of the Getting Started Course which is located on your dashboard, and in the main menu under recommended training "Getting Started".

Here is the link: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/online-entrepreneur-certification-getting-started-level-1
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