Views from a Roc

A few days ago I was reading an article about the chances of
succeeding online that had me thinking. Did you know that out of
every 100 websites probably only about 5 of them will be successful?

Most of this can be blamed on the site owners themselves. A lot
of people put up a website with a few products and expect the
dollars to start rolling in soon after. Not. That is the
easiest way for you
to fail.

Several years ago when I built my first website, I almost became
a victim of the “easy does it syndrome”. After a few months
online, I noticed that I was getting very few visitors and I
began to worry.

After some extensive research, I found out that the only way to
generate traffic was to roll up my sleeves and get my hands dirty.
It has been a roller coaster ride every since I started.

You see, many persons started in a more favorable position than I
did. A lot of them had the resources readily available at a
moment’s notice, which was a privilege for me to have. And
please I am not complaining, just letting you know where I am
coming from.

Access to a credit card, internet sessions and having a computer
is beyond the average Jamaican. So what was the son of a market
vendor getting into?

Most marketers have a professional website wi