Join us with our guest, John Risby, this Thursday for the latest episode of the ALB Podcast.
John has worked for himself most of his life, originally a programmer, and later a web developer. He eventually discovered affiliate marketing. Where, like many of us, he made hay whilst the sun, shone, in the early days of ad-words, including a very nice profit from the incredibly annoying, crazy frog ring tone.
But behind this lurked a developing problem. And in 2004 John finally accepted, he was an alcoholic and stopped drinking. He started the alcohol-free shop many years before alcohol free drinks were fashionable.
It's been a rewarding journey for John, but not without its ups and downs.
John takes us back to those early days of affiliate marketing, which he describes as very London centric. There were lots of free bars. There were lots of champagne breakfasts, liquid lunches, and boozy nights. There was a lot of money being made and a lot of money being spent too.
But that boozy lifestyle was not sustainable for John and he realized things had to change, so that is exactly what he did, he took action, click play to find out more about John’s journey.
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