Marc Ostrofsky is the New York Times Bestselling Author of Get Rich Click!, The Ultimate Guide to Making Money on the Internet. His upcoming book,Word of Mouse, also published by Simon & Schuster, hits stores in April 2013.
He is a professional speaker, consultant, venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur that started with a $5000 car loan and turned it into a portfolio of companies worth $500 Million +. His current Internet Companies will bring in $90 Million + in 2012 in which 97% of the income is generated from companies that have NO physical product on site, NO warehouse and NO storefront. 100% of the sales are done via the Internet and then created via outsource & drop shipped directly to the buyer.
Known as a “Technology Wildcatter,” he was the founder of the Prepaid Phone Card industry and was an early pioneer in the Voice Mail Industry, Pay Phone Industry, Prepaid Cellular Market and other deregulated telecommunications markets. He created numerous magazines, trade shows and market research studies and later sold those firms for $50 Million+.
He is one of the few Keynote Speakers and authors that actually owns a portfolio of highly profitable online business ventures. His current Internet companies include CuffLinks.com, Blinds.com, SummerCamps.com, eTickets.com, MutualFunds.com, Photographer.com, Consulting.com, TechToys.com, BeautyProducts.com, Bachelor.com and many others.
He has been quoted in over 1000 media outlets including several appearances on ABC’s “The View”, 20/20, The Today Show, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CNBC, CNN, FORBES and Inc. Magazine. His firms have won countless business awards including the Inc. 500 and the Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award.
Marc is one of the leading experts on making money online and teaches businesses how to compete effectively in the new digital world. He is known for selling the domain name Business.com for $7.5 million which landed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive domain name ever sold. He then invested in Business.com which later sold for $345 Million.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. Marc and his wife live in Texas and have five daughters and two Havanese puppies, Boogie and Woogie.