I thought I had it all figured out.
As a publisher and former newspaper CFO, I knew the newspaper business was troubled and did not have a solid future. Still, when I abruptly made my decision to leave the industry, it seemed crazy but yet the right thing to do. I was (at the very minimum) five years from retirement age. I did have some retirement savings but not nearly enough to sustain my wife and I into our later years. We had raised our eight children and were now nearly empty nesters. After 25 years of corporate life, my wife and I had a desire to work together in a business from our home.
My initial plan was to start my own public accounting practice, as I am still a licensed CPA in the State of Washington. I quickly realized that was not what I wanted to do. I wanted something different.
I gradually gravitated to the possibilities of marketing and selling online. I nosed around at different websites, some of which made me uncomfortable and nervous. Some of these sites nearly professed a ‘secret formula’ for untold riches and they seldom mentioned hard work and training. I continued my search.
Then one day I came upon a training site called wealthyaffiliate.com.
I am skeptical by nature and continued to be so as I perused their website. Surprisingly, I found a training-rich site, with strong member support and reliable help for the budding online entrepreneur.
I already had two websites before making this discovery, as my wife and I had already begun work on our home business; but we did not have nearly enough knowledge or expertise to navigate the sometimes confusing waters of internet commerce.
When I first came upon the Wealthy Affiliate website, I was undecided on whether I even wanted to try affiliate marketing. As I learned and became more comfortable with the ‘how-to’s’ of the process, I could see the tremendous potential of marketing on the internet.
Knowledge is power. Knowledge motivates.
I want to share this knowledge with you and am hoping you will see the potential in achieving your dreams and goals by becoming an affiliate marketer.
This is about more than money. There are a lot of different ways to make money. I am talking here about working a business that you can work from your home, with your own hours and with the income potential to replace most full-time jobs.
Have you been looking for just the right venture or job? Are you interested in learning more about the rapidly expanding world of affiliate marketing?
Come and see.
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