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My Internet Marketing Endeavor: About Me

I know this is not a unique idea, but I wanted to write about my journey trying to finally get somewhere with internet marketing.  I figured if I write it down it will provide me with more accountability and motivation.  Maybe no one else will see this but hopefully it’ll help me.

I’ve dabbled in internet marketing off and on for years but I let my ADD get the best of me.  I consider myself to be a fast learner but if I don’t understand something within 5 minutes, there’s a good chance it’ll lose my attention.  I spend a lot of time on the internet.  So much in fact, that my wife reminds me almost every few weeks.  My mom also does this as well.

When I stumbled upon internet marketing and affiliate marketing, a light bulb went off in my head.  “Why shouldn’t I be making money too?”  You see those ads all over webpages claiming that you can make tons of cash.  I’ve always wanted to try to set up some campaigns to make some passive income.  If I could make a lot of money, that’d be awesome.  Sadly, that is not the case.  Years later, I am still at a 9-5 and not working remotely from a warm tropical island.

I’ve had tons of ideas pop in my head, run to Namecheap to register a domain, login to HostGator to throw up a WordPress site, then I wait.  I was tickled with the thought of all the money that is going to start pouring in.  I sit and wait but nothing happens.  I check my AdSense dashboard to see that I made 15 cents last week.   What the fuck?  What am I doing wrong?