Have you heard this one – ” Success is not a destination, it’s a journey”.
Yeah right. I’m convinced that the person who authored this quote was not an online marketer. There is no way that he (or she) could have understood how the journey to build an online empire has become the root cause of a new condition that many budding entrepreneurs are afflicted with called “information overload syndrome”. There are massive numbers of “newbies” who have unwittingly contracted this condition. I was one of them and it turns out I’m not alone.
Here’s my story. A few months ago, I began my journey to learn how to build a profitable online business. I approached this task with the same excitement, anticipation and zeal that my children did on Christmas mornings when they opened their presents. Of course I want to make “oodles” of money but equally important was the thrill of learning new systems, expanding my way of thinking and capturing a way to reach thousands, even millions of people who need help with marketing strategies and building business credit. The thought of joining the ever growing community of online success stories was intoxicating.
I don’t quite remember how I began my search – I think I just googled a word. It wasn’t long before I was inundated with online tele-seminars, free e-books, affiliate offers, programs and of course consulting services. I literally felt like I was in a room filled with gifts, wrapped in bright colors and beautiful bows and wouldn’t you know it – it was all