Like the Loch Ness Monster, I always heard stories about the â€œChief Rain Makerâ€ but never had the privilege to actually meet him (albeit virtually). There are those that talk a big game and others who come to play, well let me be the first one to tell you â€“ he is no joke. He does what he says and has no fear in doing it. Held in high regards from his peers â€“ I wanted to find out a bit more about the man behind Affpace.com and truly find out what drives him and what he is wanting to accomplish â€“ here is his story:
Pace, tell me a little bit about the person – not the affiliate marketing advocate. What’s your passion? What drives you?
A few years ago, I would have told you that it was to make as much money as possible. In the last couple of years I looked back at my life and realized that I was focused too much on that goal and not on other things. It might seem very strange to people that I am still in this industry, and making money isnâ€™t that important to me. Instead, I actually enjoy helping others with my blogs, finding solutions for the newbies who email me with advice and discovering new things about our industry.
You have a very interesting story/perspective, one that needs to be told. How did you get into this industry?
In the late 90â€™s I was working both in Law Enforcement, plus had a computer games network that I had created (FGN.com). An advertising company called Cybereps offered to buy it and I then became one of the owners of one of the first interactive advertising representative firms. Cybereps was bought by a public company a few years later. That was my intro into the industry.
What was the main reason for your departure from Affiliate.com?
Everyone keeps on asking me that, hoping that Iâ€™ll reveal some dirty dark secret about the â€œSpam King.â€ Despite the rumors that Scott Richter has a dark secret dungeon where he keeps illegal …read more