CopsAlive Cruise 2009 a Success!

Beach at The Baths on Virgin Gorda BVI

Beach at "The Baths" on Virgin Gorda BVI

The CopsAlive Cruise 2009 is over and it was a tremendous success. We travelled from Fort Lauderdale Florida to the beautiful Caribbean Sea.  We travelled to the islands of St. Marteen, St. Kitts and Tortola.  Some of us also took a short excursion over to the island of Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.  There were seven police officers in our larger group which also included the wedding party for one of the cops.   We had a fun and relaxing time under the sun on the Carnival Miracle as it cruised between these beautiful islands of the Caribbean.

CopsAlive was also part of a larger group of 267 internet… marketers from 14 countries who came together on this cruise to network with one another and learn how to improve their internet businesses.  While we spent our four days at sea we met for four brainstorming sessions and facilitated discussions to learn about what everyone was doing and how we could help each other and work together.  During the sessions many of the more experienced marketers were very generous with their time, advice and tools.  We were given a software tool to create Easy Little Websites for selling on the internet, a bit of software to help us coordinate our various websites and an educational tool for building better sites.

Filsaime, Marx and Allen

Filsaime, Marx and Allen

Who was on this cruise?  A retired police chief, three working cops, a former cop and yours truly, a retired cop.  CopsAlive was also able to be part of this large group of internet marketers including MIke Filsaime, Paulie Sabol, Donna Fox, Tom Beal, Rich Hamilton and New York Times bestselling author Robert G. Allen: author of “Nothing Down: How to Buy Real Estate With Little or No Money Down“, “Multiple Streams of Income: How to Generate a Lifetime of Unlimited Wealth! Second Edition“, “The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth“, and “Cracking the Millionaire Code: Your Key to Enlightened Wealth“.  We were joined by other participants from the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, the Netherlands, Spain, Indonesia, India, and other countries.

Internet Marketing Meeting

Internet Marketing Meeting

Even as we wrapped up this great cruise plans are already underway for the CopsAlive cruise for 2010 which will be to the Western Caribbean.  We will be traveling from Port Canaveral near Orlando, Florida.   We will spend a Fun Day At Sea, and then visit Cozumel, Mexico; Isla Roatan; Belize; and finally Costa Maya, Mexico.  We will wrap up with another Fun Day At Sea and return to Port Canaveral, Florida.  We will gather as a small group of cops on our days at sea and we will dine together, but we will again have the opportunity to join the same larger group of internet marketers and if you are operating or plan to start an internet business of your own this is the trip for you.  Of course you can relax in the sun, take a massage in the ships spa and travel on your own at each of our stops.  This cruise is designed to give you as much or as little interaction as you wish and hey, it is a vacation after all.  Depending upon your business interests you might want to talk to your accountant about the possibility of a tax deduction for your expenses.

Finally, the 2010 cruise will be aboard the brand new ship called Carnival Dream which will be Carnival’s newest and largest ship.  It is still under construction at the time of this writing and will be a marvel of modern engineering.

What is the CopsAlive Cruise?  Well it’s a couple of things.  It’s a floating retreat to bring cops from around the world together to discuss issues that are affecting all of us in a relaxing and secure environment.  It’s also a rare chance to be part of a group of like minded individuals who work toward building successful businesses on the internet.  Do you have a second job or side business?  If you are thinking about working online or operating an internet business this would be a very helpful trip for you.  I you have any questions you can email be at and I will be happy to assist you.  I will also be updating our cruise website very soon with more details about this and next year’s trips or you can CLICK HERE for the Marketers SIte  Until then I’m back down in the Caribbean for a real VACATION!  Stay safe and I’ll post again soon.

About Editor

John Marx was a Police Officer for twenty-three years and served as a Hostage Negotiator for nineteen of those years. He worked as a patrol officer, media liaison officer, crime prevention officer and burglary detective. Also during his career he served as administrator of his city's Community Oriented Governance initiative through the police department's Community Policing project. Today John combines his skills to consult with businesses about improving both their security and their customer service programs. John retired from law enforcement in 2002. When one of his friends, also a former police officer, committed suicide at age 38, John was devastated and began researching the problems that stress creates for police officers. He decided he needed to do something to help change those problems and he wanted to give something back to the profession that gave him so much. He started a project that has evolved into Put simply, the mission of CopsAlive is to save the lives of those who save lives! gathers information, strategies and tools to help law enforcement professionals plan for happy, healthy and successful careers, relationships and lives.
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  1. Please do a background check on internet marketer Paulie Sabol

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