I got scolded after my last email. Had someone
write and tell me that I was not nice to leave them
hanging at the end of the last email. Well I am
sorry but most people watch TV show after TV show
series that leave them at the end of the season
with a big cliff hanger until fall. I at least only
made you wait a couple days.
Well I will let you know what was in the email
that Keith sent to me in just a second.
First I want to say I was really excited to see so
many responses to my last email. It will keep me on
my toes to ensure I am doing my very best in the rest
of this series.
The scolding email did make me laugh a bit.
Well like I said Keith sent me an email that contained
something that played a big part in changing my life.
If it was not for that email I would not even be here
writing this email to you.
When I looked inside the email it contained the
confirmation to a round trip plane ticket to Atlanta
He was wanting me to fly down to begin learning
everything he was doing to make money on the Internet.
Every ounce of my being wanted to say NO! I shocked
even myself when I hear myself say yes. What he was
wanting me to do went against everything I knew and that
was familiar to me my whole life.
Little did I know my whole comfort zone was going to
be intruded upon in ways I never would have imagined.
When I told my wife about what Keith and I were going
to do I was kind of hoping that she would say how silly
I was being. But not a chance. She was the loving and
supportive wife as I have always known her to be.
Pretty much her exact words were, “You will be awesome
at whatever you set your mind to doing, just like you
have always shown of yourself in the past.”
Well I was on my way then it seemed. With support
like that how could I do anything but go.
The Son I had mentored to adulthood was now going to
be mentoring his Father.
Let me stop and tell you something very important right now.
You have to find support just like that in your life.
If you do not have someone that believes in you the way
my wife and Kids believe in me you better find someone
before you go any farther than you are now.
That encouragement is so important, because there are many
times that self-doubt sneaks in and tries to rob you of
I actually boarded that plane and headed to Atlanta with
all sorts of self doubt and excuses. I was literally
preparing myself in case of expected failure.
What I was faced with when I got to Atlanta was was even
more than I had ever planned on.
Things were about to really escalate farther than even
Keith had anticipated. Something he had not even given
a thought to was going on in Atlanta and he said it was
our golden opportunity. It was going to really help me
in bigger ways than even he had planned for me while
I was down in Atlanta working with him.
When he told me what the big surprise was I wanted to board
that plane and go back home. I said,”Keith I can’t do that!”
That was one of many times I heard him say, “Dad if
you say you can’t then board the plane and go back home or
go to the house and visit with Kia and the kids because I
won’t be able to help you. Who did he think he was talking to
his own Father like that anyways?
Well before I get into sharing the big surprise I need to
go back and cover the time leading up to boarding the plane.
From the moment I opened up the email to find the plane
tickets until the time I boarded the plane was only about
a week. Keith got me busy working and researching on a
product to create.
He asked me what I thought I could sell on the Internet
that consisted of information on a subject I was interested
in or passionate about. I bet you have heard that before
My first response was something I now hear all of the time
and maybe even something you have said when it came time to
think about creating a product to sell.
My response to Keith was, “I do not have a clue as to what
I could even possibly sell that anyone would even consider
So we started looking at all of the things I was interested
in and passionate about. I came up with the only thing
I had even bought online up until that point. CHICKENS!
Yes I am talking live chickens delivered to my house through
the mail that I ordered on the Internet.
Well Keith decided that was not the direction to go and to
save time he told me to pick from a list of 5 topics he gave
me that were proven to be good Niches that had proven buyers
already. He also told me to pick the one I knew the least
about. That was the easy part as I knew nothing about any
of the choices he gave me.
Sometimes we have to stop searching so hard and just go
with something proven to work. Of course we have to get
past the next challenge and find a way to differentiate
our-self from the crowd but that is for another email to
I decided on the Topic Affiliate Marketing, and I began my
Research and learning process. I went through all of the
eBook material Keith supplied me with and anything I could
find by Googling the Topic Affiliate Marketing.
My goal was to find and learn as much information as I could
to write my own eBook on the topic of Affiliate Marketing.
My second objective was to find a domain name I thought
would be good to set my website and product up on.
Was he kidding. I can’t do that… You guessed it, That
was one of the times I heard him scold me for saying, I can’t!”
So researching my Niche market and the hunt for a good domain
name for my product was on.
During some of my research I stumbled across something that
really helped me with my eBook that I was terrified to write.
Most people do not even know this little bit of information
I am going to share about how I got that eBook written.
So In email 3 I guess I will share that with you. It also
looks like I better share the big unexpected surprise that
awaited me in Atlanta that really got the panic attacks
Until the next email make sure you keep standing in
Thanks for taking the time to read.
PS: As you read through these emails, I want you to discover
that a lot of people that get started online, really do
have many of the same struggles and challenges as you face.
Many of the things I will be talking about are things that you
can actually start taking some action on as we go through
this process. I will do my best to give as much detail
and help as I possibly can to help you implement the things
I am discussing.
Unexpected surprise next. I am still surprised that I actually
went through with this myself.