Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Web Entrepreneurs

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be web geeks,
Don’t let ’em write Java or HTML.
Let ’em be doctors and lawyers and such.
Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be web geeks,
‘Cuz they’ll work all night long and they’ll never get rich.
While Google makes all the cash.
(With apologies to Ed Bruce and Willie Nelson)

Most web entrepreneurs need OTHER day jobs. Millions of them make little or no money, despite delivering informative and/or entertaining content. And they may well spend more on SEO than they make. An expensive hobby …

2 thoughts on “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Web Entrepreneurs

  1. fun photo, but, sad state for entrepreneurs .. many web entrepreneurs can’t make money. I’ve been spending on seo, but i din’t get any revenue or profits from using SEO for the past 2 years. .. you are right, only Google benefits. thanks for the cheerful photo.

  2. An expensive hobby ? absolutely.. its a rewarding though – for some people. It can be as rewarding as golf is to some people. The key is to teach kids that this could be a ‘hobby’ – and they might need a job to support it.. I have a teenager who is an aspiring entrepreneur ..

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