Today, August 30th 2011, is the 15 year anniversary of the start of my Internet business career.
That’s right… I actually started out in 1996. Sorta crazy.
And it’s hard to imagine more humble beginnings. The story is too long to recount here, but I started out of desperation – I needed a change in my life.
And I started with one single action… I sent out an email newsletter.
I sent that first newsletter to everyone I personally knew who had an email address. Back in 1996 email was still somewhat rare, so the newsletter only went out to 19 email addresses.
Of course, one of those addresses was my second email address and another was my wife’s email address… but I figure there…