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Web 2.0 technologies are taking the Internet by storm.  They have captured the hearts and minds not only of Internet Marketers, but of their target markets too. More and more people are using Web 2.0 sites to either connect to their friends and family or to create their own hobby or fan sites.

These technologies can be extremely important in your search engine rankings generation strategies because it allows you a method of direct contact with your target market. Done well, web 2.0 technologies can provide you with thousands of visitors plus a valuable boost in the search engine rankings.

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Originally posted 2013-04-01 05:10:04.

A Newbies Path To Online Marketing

A Newbie’s Path To Making Money Online

Making Money online is a very interesting ongoing journey for many of us and it all starts off when you decide in your heart that you want to be free from the 9-5 daily trap. Most newbie marketers have no idea what they are getting into, and most of the people will start off in the wrong direction. It is perfectly normal for people to walk in the wrong path when they first started to try their hands in online marketing and this is mostly because most people have no experience and no idea what they are getting into.

All they know is there are gurus out there selling ebooks for $47 while promising the world to them where you could earn millions of dollars overnight working for only 2 hours a week. Who would not be interested right? Most gurus and internet marketers would be guilty of believing into these hypes when they first started so there’s really no shame. The good thing is you can consider yourself lucky to learn about this early on.

Below are some of the common encounters that a newbie marketer will find themselves in and also how this mentality would change if they stick on the game long enough to get pass all the learning curve and hype.

Looking for shortcuts.
More often than not, expert marketers or gurus will get emails from newbie marketers asking for help. If you are genuine and have done your homework, then it will be much easier for other people to guide you. However, the problem is most people that are new are already brainwashed by all the ‘easy money’ hype and ‘overnight riches’ dreams that they will actually look for the easy way out.

One of the most common ‘help’ emails that gurus get from newbie internet marketers is asking for shortcuts. Not only that, some people will even contact the gurus for a ‘spoon-feed’ session or a ‘help me do everything’ session. What they do not understand that everyone is busy and time is precious for the gurus as well.

Nobody is going to sacrifice their time to help you build your business, unless they are compensated heavily. Another thing you need to keep in mind is that is no shortcut to success. All the hype that you hear surrounding the internet marketing universe that you can get rich easily and with inhumane speed is not true. Sure you could work only 2 hours a week and earn tens of thousands of dollars every single week, but that will only happen when you have gained enough experience and when you have a business that is running and 100% profitable.

Internet Marketing is not ‘methods’.

Too many newbie marketers are blinded by the word ‘methods’. A method is just is just how 1 marketer is making his money online. Internet marketing is about how you can make money online using the power of marketing tactics and strategies. What makes making money online so powerful is that you can start with very little capital, you can work from home and you can sell to the entire world. It’s never about a shortcut to riches.

Internet marketing is a real business. Much like all businesses, you need to stay sharp and make a lot of important business decisions. You will often find yourself battling against yourself trying to do the right things instead of getting distracted by all the marketing noise that is around you. If you are not careful, you can easily get consumed and overwhelmed by all the promotions that are coming your way. The best thing you can do is try to stay focused and get things done for your business so that it will run smoothly.

Pointing Fingers and Blaming Others.

This is another common mistake that is seen with newbies. Instead of finding out why they are not making any real money online, people often start to point fingers and blame others for their failure. They would blame a course that they paid and say that it is ridiculous to sell OTOs or they would decide to mark a product a scam because they could not make any money after reading or going through the course.

If you are doing this, then you should stop doing this immediately. Your business is your sole responsibility. No one cares if you make a lot of money and surely no one will care if you aren’t making any money at all. Think about it this way, you can cry and whine all you want, but it is not going to solve anything and the situation will not improve as well. What you do need to do is to find out what is wrong and stay positive. Instead of finding fault with the course that you bought, you should try to find out if you learnt anything helpful from the course.

Think about it this way, if you could learn just 1 good trick to improve your business form a $47 course, then it is more than worth your money because that trick alone could help you make back so much more in return. Just keep in mind to have a positive attitude. Did you actually think a $47 product can make you a million dollars the very next day without you lifting a finger?

Work is involved.
Again, much like any business, there’s work involved and there are worries and obstacles that you need to conquer. Don’t be fooled by those already successful people with their success stories and their constant bragging. What they never tell you is their embarrassing side of the story where they had to work extra hours every day just to get their project ready for launch.

The most important thing here is that you need to act fast and get things done using focused actions. However, you should never try to get everything done alone. There’s just too many thing you need to work on so consider outsourcing some of the tedious work and consider letting other people help you in the areas where you are weak in. This advice will surely get you far as an internet marketer.

A Newbie’s Path To Making Money Online

A Newbie's Path To Making Money Online

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Originally posted 2013-02-08 04:35:51.

The Truth about Online Passive Income.

The Power of Affiliate MarketingWhen it comes to internet marketing you have quite a lot of options or route you can take; there is search engine optimization, social media marketing, Google Adwords, along a few others. Affiliate marketing is one of the oldest marketing tricks in the books to help boost sales or bring more leads for your business. It can be as effective as Google Adwords if done properly and it can really generate a lot of traffic for your website which would be relevant too.

The Power of Affiliate Marketing

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Passive income is indeed a wonderful thing. In fact many people are glad that they understand what it is and strive to pursue as much of these passive income as possible. The main reason is that Passive income can get you close to the freedom that everyone wants. So what exactly is a passive income? In short passive income is the kind of income that pays you over and over again just for working one time or for less work. A good example of this kind of income is selling insurance policies. When you sell an insurance policy, it will continue to pay you over and over again as long as the buyer continues to pay for their insurance premium on time.

Another good example of a passive income is what we see in some of those MLM plans where you will get enough down lines in under them and get paid automatically for a long time. While selling insurance and working your MLM business is a very good passive income source, we need to understand that it isn’t meant for everyone especially when it comes to selling in real life. This is why many people have taken to the internet in search for passive income online.

So the question is… are there any passive income to be found online? The quick and precise answer would be yes. There are many ways to earn passive income online and the good thing is this… you’ll never have to cold call anyone, you’ll never have to go face to face selling to anyone. It’s amazing and frankly is sounds too good to be true. This is why some MLM companies actually move their marketing business from offline to online. That’s right, there are MLM companies in the online world and you can actually join them for a good passive income. However, one will have to be careful and do their research before joining an online MLM program online. There are many scams online and there are of course legit offers online as well. Perhaps one of the weaknesses for online MLM is that the training provided isn’t as good as some of those offline MLM companies.

However there are many other ways to earn a passive income online besides MLM products. The best thing about Passive income is definitely in the freedom that comes together with success. Making money with a day job will never give you the freedom that you want. You are stuck in a 9-5 working hour until you retire. With enough passive income, you could retire early or go on a vacation anytime you want and you will still earn money every day from your passive income efforts.

Take some of those Clickbank merchants for example. When those merchants have a strong army of affiliates that sell for them, they are practically financially free. They won’t even have to work for more traffic; instead their affiliates will continue to make money for them while they do nothing or go on a long vacation. That is freedom with money we are talking about and that’s the true power of a system that can generate money for you endlessly without you having to lift a finger.

Make more money with passive income.

Another argument that people would talk about when it comes to passive income is that if you are stacking up your passive income sources, you will make more money that any career climber can ever hope for and you will earn more money than some business entrepreneurs. Why is this? Let me explain. You will make more money from these two kinds of people because… for example, with one passive income stream you are making $2k a month, but with the extra time that you get (because of passive income does not take too much of your time when it is up and running by itself) you will be able to go out and set up even more passive income streams.

Imagine stacking 5 or 10 of different passive income streams… your cash and income will just grow exponentially while day job chasers will be limited to their rank and promotions while most business owners will hit a limit eventually unless they learn to expand their business, free their own time and outsource their work.

How else can you earn a passive income online?

Well so far we know that there’s MLM online and you can create a hit product and get an army of affiliate to promote your products. Another great way to earn a good passive income is to actually promote affiliate products that pay a recurring commission. For example, if you are promoting for autoresponder software, with every referral you will get paid every single month until they cancels. This means you work to get one autoresponder buyer and you get paid for a very long time. It is pretty much like selling insurance policies in this case where each policy that you sell will get you money every month.

Yet another great way to earn a passive income would be to create softwares that everyone will want to use but charge them an affordable monthly fee. However, you need to make sure that your software is unique and not easily duplicable so that people will not steal your idea and sell it for a one-time fee instead. If you are able to create such software, all you need to do next is to focus on building your members and you will be financially free in no time.

Of course, all of these sound really easy on paper, but in actual fact, it does take a lot of work and effort for it to become a reality. Hence make sure that you set your goals and plans right and work todays your financial freedom. Always stay focused and make sure to ignore all distractions… why would you want to get distracted from a path of passive income where freedom awaits right?

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Originally posted 2013-09-20 05:29:29.

List Building Tips

rapid retail profits affiliate marketingList building, list building and more list building! Everywhere you go and available at every corner on the internet, you will hear people absolutely raving about list building. It’s not like anything else that you’ve ever seen before. And the best part, the effectiveness of list building is showing no sign of slowing down at all. The best thing you could have ever done to help you with your business online would be listing building and that would be already a huge understatement.

Why is that you asked? Well investing your time, effort and money into list building will pay you back in ten folds in the long term. The bigger your list, the more traffic you will have. It’s like having an entire army of buyers that listens to very command that you will give out. Imagine earning thousands of dollars every time you send out an email. How cool is that? Unlike some marketers who reply on traffic coming in from Google or the other search engines, your list traffic will not die on you. What we are saying is that some traffic sources such as Google is out of your control. If these traffic sources decide to ban your account for no reason, you are pretty much doomed.

However, with a list of your own, you pretty much own your own traffic source. So it’s is pretty much a very secure way of making a living online. The hard part is how you can build this list that you need and how fast can you grow it into a sizable list that has the firepower to bring in enough money for you to live a comfortable life. If you have ever wondered how and where you could get the traffic to build your list fast then you will be delighted to see all the ideas that we are sharing here on this article today.

Paid Traffic Source.

One of the best places to start getting traffic to your landing page for the purpose of list building would essentially be the paid traffic source. Why is this so? The reason here is simple. Speed. One of the best advantages of getting paid traffic is the speed that you will acquire the traffic that you ordered. Unlike some of the free traffic sources out there which demands a lot of patience and hard work, with a paid traffic source, all you need to get the traffic you need is to pay and the traffic will start channeling into your landing page in less than 24 hours. Free traffic may take up to months before you see the first sign of traffic depending on where you acquire your traffic.

Banner Advertising

One of the king of paid advertising still survives even today. It is known as banner advertising. It is the source of income for many successful blogs. And rightfully so too because banner advertising can still be quite effective as well as impressive if it is done right which is contrary to popular believes that banner advertising does not work anymore. Sure banner advertisers will have to deal with banner blindness, but such a small problem can be quickly remedied with a change to the banner. Often, banner advertisers with a winning banner will do little tweaks to the banner such as changing the color of the border or changing the picture of the female model within the banner to maintain the banner’s effectiveness.

One of the main reasons to why banner advertising still works is because you can target your users effectively by using sites like Quantcast. With proper demographics you can essentially reach your target audience effectively. With proper demographic targeting you would be able to effectively find your target market, market to them and then move on to another site to get even more traffic out of it. The best part of it all is that with banner advertising, a lot of these banners are paid by impression. What this means is that if you have a very effective and click inducing banner, you actually pay a lot less than platforms that charges you for every click that you get.

Ezine Solo Ads.

Another of the traditional ways to advertise your online business and build your list is to get traffic from Ezine Solo Ads. Again with this kind of traffic you are able to target your solo ads with great effectiveness. The main thing that you need to understand before getting into a purchase on a solo ad is that you need to know the amount of reach you are going to get with an Ezine. You need to communicate with the owner of the Ezine to find out who are the people that opt-ins to their Ezine and what Ezine are they accustomed to getting.

Which proper information, you should be able to craft a campaign that is suitable and then use it to cleverly market to them with great effectiveness. The better you get at finding a suitable Ezine that has your target market, the better you will do with your Solo Ads. Another great factor that will determine your success with the solo ad is your landing page and of course we must not forget the fact that your email swipe that you will be using will directly contribute to the amount of traffic that you get. As the saying goes ‘Practice makes perfect’ so be sure to try your best to learn and not be afraid to learn from your mistakes and grow from it along the way.

PPC.

Finally, we arrive to a prime of the paid traffic source. Nothing beats a strong PPC campaign. Not only are you able to effectively choose your target market, you can even track and tweak your campaign and optimize your campaign so that you won’t have to pay much for the traffic and yet acquire the most desirable results for your business. There is without a doubt the reason why PPC is the king when it comes to paid traffic is because of the conversions that you will get from PPC traffic. Mind you, not only does a PPC traffic converts into becoming your list, more importantly you can get PPC traffic to convert into cash as well as long as you know what you are doing.

Therefore if you are into paid traffic, think no further and test it out today as you might see a success if you have a great converting offer that everyone is looking for.

Originally posted 2013-09-02 05:12:42.

Getting online help for free and where to find them.

Getting online help for free if you are still new to internet marketing then you should be awfully familiar with the feeling of being lost or confused with all the information that you would be getting on how to make money online on a daily basis. Everywhere you go, there will be people trying their best to market their product to you… be it legitimate or a junk product. Hence it won’t be a surprise then if one would feel as if they got sucked into a pile of quicksand where the more you struggle the faster you will sink.

And if you are thinking of getting some help from the so called gurus that are sending you marketing offers each day, then you are in for a shock. Most of the gurus that you contact will not reply you especially if it isn’t a support question. And if it is a support question, you will probably be hearing from their support staff instead. At most you from a lengthy email filled with your cries for help and questions that needs to be answered, all you get from a reply from the gurus are just short one liners that only answers part of your question if not at all. So you are out of luck then to get help and thus you go about buying more courses on the internet? Well the good news is, there are actually places where you can get help and useful information helping you propel through your newbie-hood if you know where to find them.

Forums is the first place you should visit for help are the forums within your niche and the internet marketing niche. The forums are filled with helpful individuals that will try to give you the best answers that you need. You see, the way this works is that ‘Forum Marketers’ try to be as helpful as possible in order to get their brand and name out there and when they do that consistently, their signatures with a link to their offers get seen. This means they get a lot more exposure to their offers for free and they will also get a lot of trust and reputation which helps with conversions as well.

This is then very good news for those who are new in the game and wishes to get help for free online. You can ask pretty much anything you want on the forums. However, the only problem is that you might not get the best answers from everyone, but surely there will be people who are qualified and are willing to help you out. You need to be extra careful as well not to get on the bad side of some of the people in the forum as they could be quite harsh sometimes. All you need to do is to be humble and ask in a polite manner.

Another thing that you should be aware of is that you should try your best read the rules of the forum and only open up a new thread is your question has never been asked before. Before you ask, you should do a search on the forums first to see if there are others before you who have asked similar questions. Try not to duplicate your post and post your thread in the right categories. People in the forums are very particular about these things. Other than that, if you don’t break any rules and follow them closely you will find that a good forum can be the starting place for your success.

YouTube is like a huge library of videos filled with all kinds of videos. The good thing is, within YouTube you should be able to find a lot of ‘How to’ videos making it a very good place if you need a step by step guidance on some of the technical works required in the internet marketing field. What this means to you is that whenever you are stuck or confused on a technical problem you can search YouTube for a quick step by step guide to help you get things done. For example, if you are unsure how to install a WordPress blog, all you have got to do is go to YouTube and do a simple search on how to install a WordPress blog and you’ll be sure to find it there. Not only that, you could even find how to videos on the simplest task such as what softwares you can use to create PDF files or how to use MS word to edit your work. There is tons of great information in there waiting to be explored.

Google is very useful when it comes to search for information that you need to help you for just about anything in life. Hence the term GIYF which means, Google is your friend. For example, if you are looking to find out how you can start your own blog, all you have to do is do a quick search on Google and sure enough you should be able to find the most relevant search results to what you are looking for.

You can use Google to find tutorials, or even relevant courses that you might need to help you out with your business. At any phase of your online business lifetime, you can always consult Google for free for the best information out there. More often than not, you might find useful information being shared free online via Google search engine which are better than those that you find on a paid course. Even expert marketers will still make use of Google to help them improve their business.

For example, a veteran marketer who is trying to look for ways to improve their landing page conversion will do a search on Google for ‘best landing page examples’ or ‘proven landing page templates’. This kind of search will get you very good answers that you just might need to help your business grow. You know what they say… ask and ye shall receive because… GIYF (Google is your friend). I hope you realize how important it is to not only
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Originally posted 2013-08-21 05:44:22.