Donny “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Gamble
In a quest to dominate the blogging world – here is the first post of my next series: Brothas in Marketing. Definitely no disrespect intended, on the contrary. These individuals have achieved a level of success that can serve as a model for other venturing in this industry and can utilize these learnings as a blueprint for success (not to be confused with the AVG Blueprint).
To kickoff this series, I have decided to interview Donny Gamble. We have had the chance to meet up at a few of the conferences and have managed to keep in touch ever since. Donny Gamble is a 26-year-old author, marketer, blogger, and serial entrepreneur who is the founder of Partners & Profits, LLC and author of DonnyGamble.com.
Donny is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelors Degree in Education and graduate of Full Sail University with a Masters of Science in Internet Marketing.
1) Tell us briefly about yourself and how you got started in this industry.
If you have been on the Internet for a while, then you probably seen tons of opportunities on the Internet that say you can make a ton of money over night. I have been in the Internet marketing industry for over 5 years and I will tell you that it is not easy and takes hard work and a lot of failure. I have always been an entrepreneur and I got started an online marketing my freshman year in college working for several Internet startup companies. This is were I learned the basic components of online business and started developing my passion for online marketing.
2) Do you think being an Afro-American in this industry has hindered or helped you achieve the level of success you currently have or anticipated?
Being an African American in this industry seems to be few and far between. I think it depends mostly on your passion, persistence, and consistency to succeed. You will fail tons of times, but it is up to you …read more