Confessions of an Online ‘Doubting Thomas’

My first curiosity towards Internet Marketing was birthed out of a desperate need to earn some extra money (to put it mildly)

I was optimistically skeptical and wandered through a search engine, discovering one unbelievable opportunity after another.  When I say unbelievable, I do not simply mean that they were incredible opportunities. I mean that I didn’t believe that these opportunities were real.  Looking back, I’m still convinced that many were scams.

Overwhelmed with all the information and doubtful of a true opportunity to make money online, I stopped looking and continued my struggle to make ends meet in the tangible world I live in.

A few years on and my curiosity once again got the better of me.  Yes, times were tough again and I was looking for an escape.  What a better place to escape to than cyberspace.

My quest was a little more focused now and I started to see opportunities that looked like they actually made sense.  Like most people that start out, I downloaded every freebie I could find, but my skepticism kept me far away from pushing any ‘Buy now’ buttons.  So I dedicated myself to learning what I needed to know about internet marketing from my ever-growing collection of freebies and it wasn’t long before I successfully struck…wait for it… information overload again. Continue reading