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Marketing And Me
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Marketing And Me

When I was a young child I can remember watching the garbage truck going down the street from our dining room window. I would watch the man riding on the back of the truck. I can remember telling my parents that I wanted to be a garbage man, when I grew up because it would be fun to ride on the back of the truck. That lasted for a while until I saw the fire truck go by and the men riding on the back of a fire truck. Then I wanted to be a fireman I had no idea what my life and dead end jobs had in store for me. Here is a story about marking and me.

About the age of six I started playing basketball at the boys club in the town where I lived. After a couple of years I was one of the best players in my age group. So my sports career was launched I played sports all the way through high school until I was a senior. I had enough credits where I only had to go a half day.I thought that going to work was more important than sports.

I found a job working construction framing houses with a friends dad. My construction career had begun. This was back in 1988, houses was being built one right after another we could not keep up with them. Times were good, I was making a pay check every week and thought that I had it made. Then there was winter time, going long periods of time without work because of the weather.

I continued to work construction in one form of the other for the next seventeen years, going from job to job. If you know anything about construction worker, well lets just say they like to party and I was not any different. I started getting in trouble for the drinking I was doing, so I decided to join the Navy at the age of twenty nine I was going to be a Jet mechanic which I became. Then nine eleven hit.

I was in Afghanistan on and off for the last three years of my navy career. When I returned home I thought that I had the world in my hands, after all I was a jet mechanic. This is when my past caught up with me. No airline would hire me because of the trouble I got myself into before I joined the Navy. My construction career continues. I resorted to the only thing that I knew beside working on jets.

Their was only one problem, Their were no houses being built. I was tired of working construction and getting nowhere so I decided to do something about it.I started an internet marketing business, and it is the best decision that I have ever made. I finally found something that I enjoy.

I am not at the point to where I can quit my job, but I can see a future and having something, i can do for the rest of my life, and do not have to worry about getting hurt and having no income coming in. I still have a lot to learn .With a little hard work, and working with the company I joined to teach me I know I have a future.There is nothing like having your own business I wake up in the morning enthusiastic about the day, because I know It is one more day closer to being able to quit my dead end job.


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