I have some past marketing experience online; have never made money online though. I learned basic HTML programming back in the 90's and I created my own website; I hosted this site with the then prodigy hosting services; I affiliated with other online companies to get buyers to click on link provided and make money via these affiliations; marketing of the site was poor as I had little knowledge of how to market at the time; not to mention during the 90's the Internet was not what it is today. The advancement of the web since then has been astronomical. It does take money to make money, especially when it comes to marketing. Good and effective marketing does not come free nor cheap.