Sunday, July 27, 2008
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Tuesday, July 22, 2008
There are thousands of multilevel marketing (MLM) and affiliate programs that promise people fast cash and quick riches while doing very little work. Yes it does exist,but it doesn't happen overnight as people are led to believe.The truth is,most of these programs lead people to believe that you join and bingo! money starts rolling in,leaving them disappointed and there wallet a little more empty.I believe this is one reason so many people fail at online marketing.
There are actually alot of great programs on the internet,that are legit and are real money makers,but you need to take your time and do some research.Here are a few tips to follow,that i have found to work .
Find a established business with a history of success,and a good number of people who experienced success with them.
A program with zero or low start up cost.(A big Plus!)
Make sure it's a program with a service or products that you would use and something you enjoy sharing with others.
An incredible support team with an ability to communicate with other successful affiliates to learn from the success of leaders.
The flexibility to work at your own pace, with no commitments and the ability to opt out at any time.
Something that will help you out ten fold if your new to internet marketing and really want to learn the true way to market your existing business or new online business.Go to MyVm team This is truly the best place to learn internet marketing that I have found and use on a daily bases,And best of all it's free.This group of people will get you going in the right direction.
If your looking for an online business,that has a very low start up cost and takes roughly nine minutes a day to do.Go to quick cash advertising and take a serious look,I find this program to be the easiest on the internet to make money.
Monday, June 30, 2008
We had a client who recently came to us, that already had a website, (that had no search engine pull whatsoever) and his IT person told him that he should just set up the blog off the website, since they had the server space. He wanted to install the blog as a sub-folder or sub-directory of his website (such as www .yourwebsite.com/ yourblog).I believe this IS NOT a good idea. We always recommend that the blog stand alone, with it's own unique domain name, that effectively uses keywords to "pull" new eyes to your business. Let's say this clients website was named www. cjSmithAssociates.com -and let's say they are Chicago divorce attorneys.
Blogs are powerful tools that can be found and indexed by search engines 10 times better than websites, due to the simplicity of the coding and the freshness of the content. Let your blog be the workhorse to bring new eyes to your business. And let your website be the selling tool. You want your blog name to reflect at least one, if not two or three, keywords related to your services or business. In their case, we recommended something like www. ChicagoDivorceAttoneys.com
In their case, we recommended something like www. ChicagoDivorceAttoneys.com People are usually searching for information and answers. You want to bring new eyes to your business, who do not yet know you exist!
Also, avoid words that are difficult to spell or easily misspelled.Don't use abbreviations.When registering your domain, more than 1 year is better. Most registrars will offer a discount for multiple year registrations. It is believed that search engines seem to trust domains registered for the long-term.
So think carefully when choosing your domain and setting up your blog!
Monday, June 9, 2008
Something that really caught my attention was that one person out of six in Japan participate in Network Marketing,also the number of marketeers in the USA has doubled in the past seven years, That's just incredible!!
Something that makes internet marketing so appealing in todays world,is the fact that for about the cost of dinner for two or a movie, you can have your very own home based business.Many people in todays world, with the cost of living being so high just can't afford to start there own brick and mortar business.
Many of the most famous business tycoons Donald Trumph, Robert Kiyosaki, Paul Zane Pilzer, Richard Branson, Warren Buffet,They all know the power of network marketing and what it can do for a business and most important it can make an individual very successful.
Tivo and other DVR's allow consumers to eliminate commercials entirely - People are becoming numb to the marketing of major companies and would rather deal with people they know or know of. More and more companies are using network marketing to distribute there products in todays business world because of this, they are also using more advertising revenue for marketing on the interenet, as more people are going online for buying products through online shopping. Online advertising to say the least is HUGE
If your thinking about a home based business, network marketing may be just for you, considering the cost of starting a business and the millions of people you can, advertise too, on the internet with your home based business.The company that I have found to be the most reliable and pays its marketeers well, is a network marketing program,that is a must for any new marketeer or seasoned pro to take a look at, I think you will be amaized how well this program really works and treats its marketeers. Click here for more details.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
These are the people you hear complaining about how Donald Trump and Paris Hilton are living the lives they should be having, instead of being a manager at Starbucks. They lost that fire in life that every successful business person or celebrity has burning in them at all times.
1. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS As long as you have established realistic goals that you really want to attain in life, this is one of the biggest ways to ensure you really want that goal. Specifically, it is a technique that requires you to take the biggest risk of your life, no matter what the outcome. Here are some really good examples: You just started your own business five months ago, but you have not yet quit your job because you love having that measly paycheck coming to you every week for a “backup plan” in case your business does not take off. Guess what? Your business will not take off anyway because you are so weak in your commitment to your own business that you spend more time at your “real job” than on your self employed business. Huge mistake!
2 FEED YOUR MIND WITH MOTIVATING INFORMATION EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK No matter what your hard to reach goal is, you need to constantly motivate yourself with audio books, seminars, web sites and magazines that teach you specific ways to accomplish that goal. If you want to be an actor, take an acting class, if you want to be an author, buy three writing manuals at Amazon. Every single day you must fill up your mind with inspirational speeches from people who are experts in your field of endeavor, no matter how you’d like to receive those messages. Buy books from authors like Dale Carnegie and Deepak Chopra who can really put the value of true motivation into black and white terminology. No matter if you just want to lose weight or stop smoking, having access to a daily dosage of learning tools and motivational information is a major stepping stone to get the fire in your belly growing.
3. TURN ALL THE NEGATIVE ENERGY IN YOUR LIFE TO POSITIVE ENERGY Has your mood ever changed from a decent, fun-loving attitude to a deep and dark mood instantly because of that news story you saw on NBC about the genocide in Darfur, or an article you read about a killer tornado wiping out a small town in Kansas from the local newspaper? Mass media makes their fortune on spreading every possible bad news story to every media outlet known to man. Quit watching network news every night that drones on about how many soldiers were killed in Iraq today, or how global warming will kill us all ten years from now. Television networks know that salacious and negative news stories are what most of the general public eats up with a spoon. Don’t be the average Joe on the street.A sure fire way to get to a real positive point in your life is to do the things you really enjoy without thought of the cost, such as seeing a concert you really are looking forward to, or spending time with family members you have not seen in years. Another way is by cleaning up your cluttered office or bedroom, and filing your invoices in a more efficient filing system than that mail bin that they are currently in, will bring a sense of a more enhanced structure to your life. That more structured environment brings a sense of contentment to your overall demeanor, thus giving you that positive energy flow that is vitally needed for your ultimate success in life.
4 DON’T DELAY ONE DAY MORE TO ACHIEVE THAT DAUNTING GOAL Again, I am saving the best motivation tool for last. A really good example of what I am describing would be to examine what would be the best result of someone trying to quit smoking? The answer would be that the person stops for good, right? That being the case, the person who really wants to quit does one thing: As soon as he makes up his mind that he will quit, he takes all the cigarettes in his possession and throws them away and never again buys or smokes another one. Going “cold turkey” has been proven to be the best way to give up smoking, and you should do the same thing no matter what your goal is.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Unfortunately, too many inexperienced and experienced networkers, have mislead so many people,believing there life will change overnight,this has given alot of people a bad misconception about network marketing,leading them to think all mlm programs are a scam!
The first thing one should do is to check that the company is not a pyramid scheme, but a legitimate business. An illegal pyramid scheme will have no product at all or will have a product that's overpriced with little value if any.Also take a careful look at what the cost is to join a program.Always rember the higher cost to join,to become a distributor the smaller your market of people will be to recruit for your business.
Also take a look ast the pay structure or compensation plan of the business your wanting to join,make sure you understand exactly how many people you need in your downline to get paid and how many sales of a product you need before you qualify to make money.
Network marketing can be a great way to build a home based business,that can be very rewarding and make all your dreams realistically possible.Sometimes we need help to keep us on the right path to success.I found a group of people that a great at teaching how to market online,this is a great place for the beginer or intermediate marketer.
The program that I would suggest,thats an excellent place for the begining marketer,and the startup cost being as low as $10.00 is http://www.quickcashadvertising.com this program has so much to offer it's unbelievable,and the time it requires per day to do is unheard of in network marketing go check it out for yourself.
Monday, May 19, 2008
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The ad product uses an algorithm to find videos that are about to "go viral," when word of mouth (or IM, or blog, or e-mail) promotes a Web site to a phase in which it spreads like wildfire. In this case, ads are overlaid on the bottom fifth of viral videos supplied by YouTube partners who share ad revenue with the search giant.
Making more money off YouTube is Google's "highest priority," Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said in April. The company is working on new YouTube ad possibilities, he said last week.
Until now, YouTube ad campaigns have been more targeted to specific demographics. Buzz targeting adds a broader option, though the ads still are sold as categories such as entertainment or how-to, a YouTube representative said.
Lions Gate was the first advertiser to sign up, using buzz targeting to promote a film, The Forbidden Kingdom, on 500 different videos. "Buzz targeting allowed us to reach a very large, diverse audience," Danielle DePalma, Lions Gate's director of digital media, said in a statement.
Thursday, May 8, 2008
More astounding is the fact that fun dominates the Facebook playhouse and is making it incredibly difficult to stay around and wait for the real value of the service to emerge (for the user, not the business). MySpace pioneered social networking mayhem. With all the crazy profile features and advertising I’ve never been able to feel at home. LinkedIn on the other hand targets an audience through a niche service and feels more welcoming than both MySpace and Facebook, leading me to believe they will walk away victorious.
The sad truth is we’ve all been pointing at Facebook, but the numbers are an indication of the world we live in and the ways people utilize their time, which has nothing to do with Facebook other than they offer users a place to do it. Fun is not a bad thing at all and of course fun is part of any business that becomes successful, but I’d like to think that for the sake of society, fun means something different. Go outside, run around. Don’t bite people.
The first time anyone signed up to join a social network it was fun because it was new and made it easier to connect with lots of people from all over the world. Consider that at some point the developed world will be full of people who were born into social networks. The dynamics of the game will have evolved and at that point, Facebook and MySpace will hold less purpose because they fail to pinpoint a niche audience and it will have become distasteful to see so much at once.The social networks that survive the changing times will be niche sites like LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter and FriendFeed. Think of niche social networks as TV channels. What are the characteristics of TV channels? You watch one channel at a time (LinkedIn business contacts channel, YouTube video channel, Flick photo channel, Twitter messaging channel) and one special channel serves as a guide to all the other channels (FriendFeed channel guide). I want my Internet like my TV - a proven and logical format.
Data portability is the key to unlocking this freedom. The way Facebook and MySpace try to bring so many features onto one screen is overwhelming and there’s been a lot of problems because of it. I’m voting for channels and decentralized authority. Facebook will never be the mecca of my digital life and I think other people feel this way too. What do we really need it for? To bite people..
LinkedIn + YouTube + Flickr + Twitter + FriendFeed - MySpace - Facebook = my recommendation for an improved social networking experience.
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
There has been much debate in the blogosphere about Seth Godin’s Twitter account. He never registered his name on Twitter and someone took it. This individual used his avatar, information and actually tweeted using this account. Fake Seth now has 4,375 followers and has sent 476 updates. Luckily for Seth, he blogged about this and the person who owns the Twitter account has only syndicated his blog, rather than torture his brand by misrepresentation. I’ve also seen fake Chris Brogan accounts and a few other “internet celebrities” being taken on Facebook. Truth be told, many of these individuals don’t seem to care because they are so high above the status quo that they feel their reputation can’t be burst into oblivion. Some may register their domain names, while others may forget to sign-up for the top social networks. Today’s post will tell you how to protect and secure your name, so you don’t suffer later.
“I have no idea how to kick someone off my name. What if they have the same name? Is this a productive use of my time if all this person is doing is reposting my blog? That’s not dishonest or wrong, it’s sort of a nice service.” - Seth Godin, Best Selling Author and BloggerHere is what you need to know
#1 - Purchase yourname.com and if you haven’t yet, I posted the procedure.
#2 - Review the social networking checklist to identify which social networks to join and which to stay away from.
#3 - Register your full name on each social network. I recommend Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress.com, LinkedIn.com, Technorati, MyBlogLog, and YouTube for starters.
#4 - Start an excel spreadsheet or the Apple equivalent and list the social networks you’re apart of, as well as the login information and time they were last updated. The purpose here is to let each profile grow as you develop, so you aren’t misrepresented and don’t lose opportunities.
#5 - Pay attention to what social networks are gaining traction by subscribing to blogs that showcase new social networks and that keep a tally on what’s hot.
Monday, April 28, 2008
He put everything on the line to make documentary about his journey which is now showing on YouTube and called, “Google Me The Movie.” Killeen doesn’t say how much he spent traveling and filming the documentary, only that he almost went bankrupt doing it. Making money doesn’t seem to be the point anyway.
Google is part of the movie - it uses Google Earth and he got permission to use Google’s name. He even has footage of Google employees response to his movie in the film. But what he was really after is a connection with others. Google might give information but it’s actual human interaction that makes that information meaningful.
We may tell all on our personal blogs but in real life be lonely and that is news in our society. This story about revealing your personal life online, made the front page of The New York Times. Google Me’s story made the Washington Post.
Killeen’s journey was sort of like live blogging. He convinces seven other Jim Killeen’s to share personal details of their lives on camera. Then he flies them all to Texas for some male bonding.Killeen has the perfect name for his idea - not too common or too obscure. It’s surprising the variety of people Killeen meets - from a priest (who has enough decorum to avoid questions about the type of underwear he wears) to a swinger (who is quite open about his lifestyle).
What have you found when you Google your name and what was your response. I’ve used it to remember my accomplishments and as a pick me up. There aren’t any other “Janet Meiners” that I know of. So I’m going to have to seek connections another way - like blogger lunches. Like Killeen I meet a lot of my new friends first online - then in real life.
Friday, April 25, 2008
Monday, April 21, 2008
Computers are now a focus of our daily lives not just an addition to the tasks we perform each morning or evening while at home. Not just for checking our occasional emails has become a thing of the past. Bringing the computers out of the den and into the main living area of the home for researching information, watching videos and sometimes gathering advice on the many websites available through the world-wide web. GOOGLE has produced the greatest impression and has enabled web users to connect, seek, and ultimately locate each other.
GOOGLE Me The Movie, Jim Killeen, and Blog Talk Radio are mergingtogether for a one night event on GOOGLE Me Talk Radio! Thursdaynight April 24th at 8pm ET. This will be an exciting evening withthe host of GOOGLE Me Talk Radio, Jim Cobb and The GOOGLE Me Manwith the plan, Jim Killeen. Be sure to spend some time athttp://www.googlemetalkradio.com/ for the entertaining evening.
Friday, April 11, 2008
Friday, March 28, 2008
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Blogging has become a very important part of running a internet business.Its also important to update your blog on a regular bases,at least every other day.Blogging is a great free way of generating traffic to your site. Blogging can be about anything and everything,and there fun to read.