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That’s right…
as my friend Mike Dillard says:
“Google is completely out of control. Over the past year, they’ve canceled the accounts of their most active, (and legitimate), PPC advertisers resulting in what’s known as “the Google Slap”, in order to provide a “better” search experience to the end user….
Well the word through the grape-vine is that they’ve recently fired the 30,000 outsourcers who make up their compliance department because they’ve essentially kicked EVERYONE off! Ha! ”
LOL!
So….

Until they get their act together,

new sources of traffic are necessary for your business.
Lucky for you, I keep my eyes opened…
So today I wanted to show something really cool,
and I also have a gift related to that, only for you that are on my list.
What do Bill Gates, Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher,
CNN, FOX and NBC have in common?

They promote themselves on twitter to generate new fans,
leads, viewership, news hounds, and music listeners.

You hear “Follow Us On Twitter!” every time you turn on the
TV or Radio! This has caused an enormous avalanche of new
twitter users signing up every second hungry to connect with
like minded people! How do I take advantage of this huge
twitter growth and profit from it?

My Twitter Secrets
I gather as many followers as possible every few days. By doing so I get a fresh
crop ready for my message. You see 70% of most Twitter users quit after the first
30 days.

That’s just one secret but for more:

All the best,
Vince.

P.S.: I promise you a gift….
If you’re interested in what you’ll see, leave a comment  and
you’ll have your present.


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How to Leverage Social Media for Personal Business

Social media started out as a way to keep in touch with friends and family. But as the years went by, people began to realize what a great tool it can be for promoting and growing a business. With a little study, you can also leverage social media to your business’s advantage.

There are many social media platforms out there, and knowing how to leverage as many of them as possible is key to maximize your business’s exposure and reach new potential markets. Here are a few suggestions on how to leverage social media platforms that most people use today.

#1 – Leverage Twitter! Twitter is a micro-blogging platform that lets your business “follow” certain experts, competitors, and other important entities in your niche. Your customers can also follow your “Tweets,” checking out your newest articles, your latest products, and other updates.

#2 – Leverage Facebook! Arguably one of the most popular social media platforms out there, Facebook lets you put up a fan page for your company. Some plugins can also let your “fans” and visitors sign up for your mailing list, and Facebook also has a special program for ads and promos.

#3 – Leverage LinkedIn! LinkedIn is more professional than most other social media platforms, since it focuses on creating contacts between businesses. You can find markets to sell to — as well as other products and services that can help you grow your business even more quickly.

#4 – Leverage Plaxo! Plaxo is a great way to keep your contact list and calendar updated by syncing all your contacts and events from Google, Facebook, Outlook, and other sources into one place. Definitely a great way to keep track of your business’s important activities!

#5 – Leverage MySpace! Sure, it might not be one of the most popular social media platforms out there. But it still commands millions of users, and it’s a pity if you don’t make the most of it!

These are just touching the basics on how you can leverage these social media platforms. It’ll take quite a bit of research to uncover even better ways to use these platforms to your business’s advantage. The good news: It’s always fun, and it often doesn’t cost much, if at all.

Social media will keep growing over the next several years, and some platforms — such as Google Buzz — are very quickly changing the scene. It’s always a good idea to leverage social media to a point that keeps your business on top of the competition.

I stumbled into this article, I think you’ll find very interesting 🙂

It’s written by this KID who’s making a FORTUNE with a freakin’ cell phone!

Read more…

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I think one of the least talked about ways of making money online has
to be promoting on the street.

The reason is because as soon as the
Internet became popular it was literally kicked to the curb!
Originally, everyone was making money on the streets, either by handing
out flyers, or placing lawn signs everywhere.

If I were to tell you that you could still make money by doing this, you’d probably call me
nuts! Well, if you really want to think that, go ahead because I think
this needs to be talked about. If you want to make a lot of money
extremely quickly, do this, I promise it works!

What I want you to do
first is go to a website called ClickBank and sign up (it’s free). What
they do is manage a bunch of different products that you can promote
for a commission. All you need to do is send traffic (people) to that
product page, and if they buy, you make your commission. The correct
term for it is, becoming an affiliate.

Now the good part…
Once you’ve done that, the promoting on the streets comes into place.
After you pick a product that you want to promote on ClickBank, I want
you to open up Microsoft Word, Notepad, whatever you use on the
computer to write things. You will need to write 2 sentences about the
product you are promoting, and make it catchy!

Make the font extremely
big and bold so that people can read it from far away. Then place your
custom link to the product you are promoting at the bottom of it. (It’s
called your “Hoplink” and ClickBank creates it for you, it’s extremely
easy.) Now after you have done that, I want you to print out about 100
of these. Fold them in half and take them with you on a walk around
your neighbor hood. When you’re walking, place them on the windshields
of parked cars…

After you’ve run out, go home and log into you
ClickBank account later that night. I guarantee you’ll be surprised!
This is exactly how I started affiliate marketing. I know you’re
probably thinking that this would never work and that it’s a waste of
time. Well let me tell you something.

When I used to do this, for every
100 I would hand out, I’d get around 10 people buying. So lets say that
I received $50 a sale. I would make $500 dollars every time I’d go out
and do this! Sounds a little more appealing now, right? So go out and
do this, I promise you if you just try it, you’ll start seeing great
results immediately.

If you want more tips like this about affiliate
marketing
,

I highly suggest you my  free 7-day Bootcamp where I teach how to do this from scratch!

And it’s free, what’s better than that?

Check it out here: http://jobsuck.cellsecret.hop.clickbank.net

Amidst thousands of networking websites, there are a few that can leverage your personal business atop. However, there are miniclip, Facebook, eBay, MySpace, hotmail, Google, online video, share videos and video tools that can help you build your personal business. But, this piece of editorial would majorly focus on Social Media Video giant YouTube and Video Marketing and how it influences brand building and execution.

Why YouTube Video marketing is the best way to go. YouTube is the best means of online marketing through videos. This largest video sharing network on the Earth is at the peak of its popularity. For instances, President Obama uses it for his Union address, universities use it to share lectures, and many more counts to count on. The reason, why video marketing is so effective in communicating, is that while going through the video the audiences feel as if they met you by the time video is over. This elevates interest in the audience instead of going through a boring piece of advertisement in a newspaper.

• How to use YouTube in building your business. Video Marketing can enhance your advertising as no other media and thus YouTube helps a great deal. To build your personal brand, you should first decide how to position your product in the market. Here are the few tips for branding your profile.

• This is extremely important to give a proper name to your YouTube channel depending on your branding strategy.

• It is very vital to fill out the profile properly. It is through this that you get a platform to present yourself in a manner to attract audience’s attention where a lot of your competitors compete.

• There are different types of account in YouTube, however ‘Guru’ account is highly recommendable where you can use logos and add links.

• Customize your account to a newer layout where people would watch your product video.

• Give an attractive channel title and tag.

• The last thing you should do is to edit the ‘Featured video’ so that people viewing your profile can get the sneak peak of your latest videos.

Now, as you present your legitimate profile on YouTube, you must create remarkable videos to spotlight your product for building your personal business. For creating videos, content is most important. Content should be worth explaining, i.e., either funny or extremely interesting. After creating the video, promoting it is the next step. To promote your video, you can use your other social network that you already have, just like Facebook, MySpace, eBay, hotmail etc., Google reader, online videos, share videos, video tools and miniclip can also be of great help in promoting your business through YouTube. You may also use the networking features of YouTube that come with a YouTube account e.g. subscribe others so that they subscribe back your channel/s.

YouTube is the most consisting and trafficking website, nowadays, that can give Video Marketing a very good platform to build your personal business. Your product might not get 100, 000 viewers but you can get a strategic exposure through authentic video sharing. Nothing can give a better voice and appearance to your brand than YouTube, thus serving as an important asset to your business.

7 Basics of an effective email marketing campaign

Online Marketing and Email Marketing is a great pair, delivering the special kind of synergy when applied in an effective combined manner. And if you have an online marketing plan, indeed your business can foster and grow with an effective email marketing very quickly.
To be effective with an email marketing campaign you should take care of the following things:
• A proper Blue-print: Just like any other form of marketing campaign, an email marketing campaign also requires a proper blue-print. You can be sure of the flying colors with your email campaign only if you do your home work very well. A haphazard and imbalanced plan for this very purpose is always discouraged.
• Time management: Keep the time factor all above everything. Manage schedule the time you want to devote to your email marketing campaign. You shouldn’t not mix match the time frames that you have already scheduled in your Blue-Print. Stick to the division of labor theory. And the final segment of time management should be devoted to the time gap between the mailers during your campaign (to the same person). It is really essential to have a spamming free email campaign.
• List management: You must make sure that you have a good list of people to send those mails. Developing a mailing list on the grounds of your product or service specification and the preferences of people is the best practice to stick to. Whether you are using a standard opt-in list or a format list, do not forget to take the permission of the recipients prior to sending the mail. Inclusion of opt-out, privacy assurance links in your email are highly recommended. It’s not only a safe practice but also adds to your reputation.
• Content Management: Mailers containing advertisements, subscription calls are OK only when they are accompanied by a proper piece of content delivering value to the readers. It’s a kind of value exchange through your mails. So, keep the value exchange/delivery part in your mind while framing the content for the mailer. Also, the subject line should be taken care of. Say something in the subject that is very genuine and doesn’t look like a spam.
• Etiquette management: Your mail is the reflection of your brand. Be it a product or service, you can’t afford to miss the general etiquettes while drafting a mail while preparing an email marketing campaign. Take good care of the things like the salutation, content flow, product or service representation etc.
• Be Ethical: Avoid the sales tricks wherever possible. Minimal use of phrases like ‘conditions apply’ are always encouraged for an effective email campaign. Inclusion of these wordings makes your email look like a crap. If you are using this special type of marketing for your network or multi level marketing business then try to have a proper justification for all the claims you make.
• Be Social: Social media is the great player of all the time for all the businesses. So, don’t neglect this very fact. Include your social networking URLs in your mailers. Try to engage the recipients socially on the platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, Digg etc. Try to make a relationship with your prospective recipients.
Despite the introduction of latest form of marketing and advertising, email marketing is here to stay. No one can neglect the potential of an email marketing campaign. So, just sit back, apply these 7 basics and write down your own blue-print for your email marketing campaign. Good Luck!!

Style Marketing — How It Works

You’ve probably heard of attraction marketing before, but have you ever heard of “style marketing?” It’s basically a sub-niche of attraction marketing — it focuses on the power of style and fashion in attracting like-minded individuals into your network. With a little practice, it can make you popular and stylish at the same time.

Style marketing may sound like an emerging trend among common marketing types, but it’s actually been around for a while. And it’s not just about the clothes you wear either, as you’ll see in one of the following examples. Let’s start several decades back, when America’s business style was still in black and white…

#1 – Lifestyle: Everyone knows John F. Kennedy — the youngest US President to ever take office. Many fashion historians credit his habit of appearing in public with a snappy, uncovered hairstyle did away with the mainstay American habit of wearing fedora hats, a practice that had been around for several decades. Naturally, that lifestyle change made people like him more.

#2 – Politics: President Barack Obama also did away with the political fashion trends in the Bush era by wearing suits that were perfect fits to his lanky frame — unlike the Republicans before them, draped in perpetually oversized outfits. It underlined his campaign promise to be a bit more thoughtful with the country’s expenses, which helped him win the election by a landslide.

#3 – The Internet: These new marketing types aren’t limited to clothes and accessories– it could be applied to something as simple as your writing style. John Mayer, the musician, makes it a point to make every Twitter post interesting, funny, and smart — which attracts fans and audiences who share his liberal tendencies.

There are endless ways to use style marketing to improve your business’s numbers — see how you can tweak certain aspects of your own business style into a fashion statement that your intended market will appreciate!

Ever wondered whether starting a personal business would be better than being stuck in the rat race forever? While the rewards are potentially great, the goings can be extremely tough, especially during the first year or two. You may want to try putting up an Internet business instead of a brick-or-mortar one, since the startup costs are smaller — and you can start part-time.

Again, don’t fool yourself — starting a business on the Internet isn’t easy. But you CAN make it easier on yourself by sticking to a topic/niche you enjoy, such as one of your favorite hobbies. Have a list of possible markets to try and then get down to the nitty-gritty.

#1 – The requirements: You’ll obviously need a computer and an Internet connection, at the very least. You can help yourself by designating a specific room or corner of the house only for work, so that none of the time you spend building your home-based business gets wasted.

#2 – The benefits: When you’re running your own online personal business, you’re free to set your own working hours, fees, and payment terms. But that doesn’t mean you can get lazy — most online business owners may need to spend up to 12 hours of day forming their businesses if they hope to eventually make any amount of money!

#3 – The scope of online work today: There’s an ever-increasing demand for web designers, virtual assistants, writers, graphic designers, and software designers. But if you want your home-based business to sell products instead of services, then you’ll have to dig deep and find products that people are actually looking for (but can’t find anywhere) and provide them.

Many people have made their fortunes on the Internet, but don’t go thinking that it’s going to be  a cakewalk. The key is to keep studying the intricacies of an Internet business and to never stop learning. The more you know the more effective your personal business will be — and the more sales you’ll close!