After a long career in Retail Food Marketing Management, Mr. Merz tried his hand at Internet Marketing in late 1998.
He spent 2 years on the popular Expert site AskMe.com (now defunct), retiring as the 5 star rated, #1 Ranked Internet Marketing Expert out of a field of over 400 ... drawing the interest of none other than AssociatePrograms.com owner +Allan Gardyne, who featured Mike twice in his popular newsletter.
Mr. Merz created Internet Marketing For Newbies in 2000, featuring the IM4Newbies Forum
... one of the most popular Internet Marketing Forums for many years (Both are scheduled for 100% upgrade in 2015).
Following the advice of one of his mentors and dear friends, +Mark Joyner ... Mike turned his attention from Internet Marketing start up consultant to Joint Venture Broker, starting off with what would wind up being the most successful launch of 2003 ... Mark Joyner's legendary 'Farewell', which would wind up being arguably the first launch in the IM niche to gross over $1,000,000 in the first 3 days of the launch cycle.
Mr. Merz then went on to working with a veritable Who's Who of Internet Marketing Elite, including John Reese, Joe Vitale, Marlon Sanders, Ken McArthur, Jim Daniels, Neil Shearing, Jeff Walker, Frank Kern, Ed Dale, StomperNet, Rich Schefren, Mike Filsaime (as the Affiliate Manager/JV Broker for Butterfly Marketing), Ewen Chia, Anik Singal, Amish Shah, Mike Hill, Michael Cheney, Shawn Casey, Ryan Deiss, Brad Callen, Michael Rasmussen, Eben Pagan, Chris Carpenter, Chris McNeeney, Andrew Fox, and dozens of others.
Mike Merz created the JVNotifyPro Joint Venture Networking community
in 2005, and it remains one of the most active JV Marketing membership sites on the Net.
Mr. Merz is excited to announce that the JVNotifyPro 2.0
/JVNewsWatch Launch Calendar
combo (the latter originally a joint effort between dear friend Mike Mograbi (IMNewsWatch.com) and he), including Affiliate Program
, which launched in April of 2011, will be on the receiving end of a series of long over due fixes and upgrades planned for 2015, and IM4Newbies.com
is going to be completely overhauled and upgraded soon after. Both JVNP2 And IM4Newbies do currently and will in future feature the technical handiwork of his eldest son, Mike Merz Jr