Getting the Ball Rolling… 1st Post

My name is Michael McDerment and this is my blog. I am an entrepreneur and internet marketing consultant.  Since 1999 I have been consulting with companies to help them get more from the Internet.  Since late 2000 I have been teaching people how to make web sites at Humber College and the Learning Annex. Since 2003 my primary focus has been building 2ndSite.

Why am I writing a blog? Who knows. I have founded two start ups, Anicon (Internet Marketing Consultants) and 2ndSite (online invoicing, customer help desk and timesheet service). But why blog? For kicks I guess. That said, some might say I have worthwhile prospective on many things Internet related. It is a fascinating space and I see opportunities everywhere. In fact, there are a hundred things I would do on the Internet if I had the time, and perhaps those hundred things will make for interesting future reading…

6 thoughts on “Getting the Ball Rolling… 1st Post

  1. Hi Michael,
    I am interested in your views in making money from Blogs.
    I have been working with the guys from who have developed a payment system
    purely for bloggers and premium content.
    As you are in the know!,i would appreciate any views or comments.
    Thanks for your help.

  2. Thanks for the note Raymond…I’m afraid I don’t have quite enought to go on from your post. Please post more here or send me a note – my email is at the top of the page.


  3. Jamie McDerment

    hmmmm, last name looks familar, but you dont!

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    Global Internet Phone Services

  5. […] No more Beta’s please As Micheal Mcderment, founder of Freshbooks said in his post from more than a year ago: I’m tired of Beta. […]

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    Toronto, Canada
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