I’ve been working towards funding my survival entirely online for the past ten years. While I have been able to make money with services, I still struggle with making all my from digital products, affiliates, & advertisements. Just from the amount of research and time I’ve spent looking through sites, I have three that I come back to again and again.

But first, for the new readers,

What is Internet Marketing?

The simple answer is that Internet marketing is using the Internet to promote something.

It has a broad scope of activities that fall under this definition. Some of these include email marketing, Google Ads, social media, viral content creation, search engine optimization, and more.

It is also known as digital marketing, online marketing, and web-based marketing.
There are a lot of synonyms for internet marketing.

The List

Last week my wife randomly asked, “What was that gum that came in a tape measure case?”

I couldn’t remember the name at first, but the commercials came back instantly.

Gum, for you! Not them!

-Bubble Tape

I hate the idea that advertisements have a direct impact on my wants. But there are a handful of ads I know have influenced my buying habits.

This commercial from the 90’s is one of them (there are a few versions). Unfortunately, this one is a recording of a television screen, but you still get the idea.


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