So how many times have you seen someone offer you a
free trial of something or other, but to get started
you need to provide a credit card number, or use your
PayPal account to sign up.
A lot of services or products even ask that you pay
ONLY $1 to start any sort of trial and act as if you
are getting an incredible value.
But what they are really doing is getting your credit
card number or PayPal account locked into their auto
re-billing feature and hiding behind their real motive
simply by telling you that it is for your convenience.
It is a well known fact that many people who offer
products or services are making more money due simply
to people forgetting to cancel these auto re-bills.
Now I'm not in any way speaking for all marketers.
Many do in fact provide great value and are trying to
make things easier, but it is also an overly abused
marketing tactic to make the product or service owner
a lot of extra recurring income.
You see a lot of unethical marketers know that most
of the time you will forget about the trial and a few
months later you will finally notice that you have been
charged XX dollars every month. Guess who makes a pile
of money that way. That's not cool man.
So it is something to watch out for when signing up
to any free trials of anything.
On a total flip side, here's an example of a guy who
has an insanely good free trial offer, but you don't
have to give your credit card or PayPal account up
front. It's just a free trial, because he believe it
works and is not hiding behind anything!
Go Here For Your Trial
It's a no obligations 90 Day Free Trial of what's
called the Smart Subscriber marketing system. His name
is Ian and he's been an online marketer for over a
decade and claims he will make you money through
affiliate commissions just to prove his service is
worth paying for!
With no credit cards or PayPal account stuff upfront,
I'd say that's a pretty rock solid and safe free trial.
"Enjoy Your Coffee"
Go Here For Your Free Trial
If you have ever wondered how you can make a full time income from affiliate marketing and even make a good income to boot, listen up: you need training. Not just any training, but the right training.
You can't just promote your affiliate links, you need your own website or newsletter. Preferably both. And you need to have your own newsletter and build your own list. In short, you need to treat it as a business, because that is what it is.
The hardest part of being an affiliate and owning your own website is getting traffic to it. If you don't have traffic to your website you may as well give up now, before you have even started. Right up there with the best traffic generation methods is search engine optimisation. This is why having your own website is important. The company you sell for has affiliates as part of their marketing plan. What is your marketing plan?
So you need to learn how to work WordPress, about search engine optimisation, other traffic generation methods, email marketing, article writing and other aspects of internet marketing. You need to learn about testing your marketing to see if it converts, and you need to learn about split testing.
And if you're asking if it is really necessary to learn all this, the answer is a resounding "YES!" Not only will it help you make sales, but it will determine the quality of your sales success. It will give you valuable skills, and it will grow your online paycheque.
Where are you going to learn all this? There are many online courses that cost from a one off $27 payment to a monthly fee of $67. Which one to get would be the problem.
When you look for an affiliate course, you should look for a course that gives you a system. Systems are excellent, because once you learn it, you can't go wrong, and you can apply it to almost everything.
Here is the checklist of what you need:
When considering of creating an affiliate website, there are many different aspects of the process. First you have to do your research and determine exactly what affiliate product you are going to use. This consists of searching for your competition for the item and considering the different domain names that are available.
The moment these aspects of the process are complete, you can move on to the building process for your site. Consider the following things when creating your website to ensure you get a high rank in Google and plenty of traffic.
Organic Search Consideration
There are countless ways to get found in Google. However, the most affordable way is to create an internet site based on organic search results. This means you are creating an internet site that Google will place high in Google search results but you are not paying the high fee for AdWords marketing.
With this type of site you choose a keyword that you prefer to get ranked for and you build a site based on that keyword or affiliate product. You might take into account your competitors for the keyword and find what they are doing and how they are getting the top results in Google. Make sure you do a better job of marketing and creating your site than they do.
Building Your Site
There are lots of different programs you can utilize to build your site. Basically, you will need to research the various programs to determine which is the most comfortable for you.
When building your website keep in mind that flash based websites commonly rank lower in Google. When you design your banner or images for the site make certain you use image tags that include the keyword you are trying to get ranked for.
Once you have developed a design for your site you have to consider the wording on your page. This is a lot more important than the pictures. Guarantee that you use your chosen keyword throughout the text, but do not overuse it. Additionally, make sure to promote your item without too much of a pushy sales tone.
Marketing Your New Internet Site
There are lots of methods to advertise your new website. Social sites such as Facebook and MySpace are very popular today for advertising. You can also create a blog site that talks about your internet site and you can include links to your internet site.
An additional option is to write articles about your item and submit them to article directories where you will leave links to your internet site. Another choice to consider and the quickest way to get your name out there is to use AdWords and create an advertising campaign. This can all be time consuming work but it can be incredibly effective.
However, there are also ways to integrate all of this work into one program. There are lots of programs and software applications available on the internet, such as the online profit bot, that can easily organize your entire marketing campaign and do all the work for you. "Enjoy Your Coffee"
Blogging has increased rapidly over the past few years. Everyone seems to have a blog these days. Blogging was actually meant for online journaling. But these days, blogs are used for making money too. You can very easily find a blog about almost everything.
An important aspect of blogs is commenting. You can comment on other peoples' blogs. The blog owner can also turn off the comments. But mostly, the blog owners don't turn them off. Comments are a great source of content for them.
You can use the commenting feature of blogs for the promotion of your own website. You can very easily get the back links by commenting on other blogs. These back links will help in two ways. Firstly other people visiting that blog will find your link and most probably visit your blog. Secondly, the back links will help you get a more prominent position in the search engines' result pages.
But you should keep some things in mind, while commenting on other blogs. This will make your commenting and promotion efforts more effective.
1. First of all, you should find the blogs relevant to your own blog. Those blogs should also be talking about, what you are talking about on your blog. For example, if your blog is about "making money online", you should try to find some blogs, which are also about online money making. One reason for finding relevant blogs is that the readers of that blog will already be interested in what you have written in your comment. The chances of them visiting your website will thus be increased.
Another reason for finding the relevant blogs and commenting on them is that it will increase your knowledge in that particular domain. And you will be considered an expert in that domain. With more credibility, the chances of more people coming to your website will increase.
2. You should try to add some value to the original content, while commenting on it. You should never write something like "Nice article. Visit my website". This will back fire on you.
Instead, you should try to find out something that is missing from the original article. Once you find such a thing, you should write about that in the comments. This will make you more credible in front of the readers, and they will naturally be interested in visiting your website.
3. Don't keep looking for only the do-follow blogs. You should instead try to find the blogs which have high authority and reputation. The blogs with more readers will be more helpful to you. You should try to find experts in your niche.
4. Another thing you should try to do while posting comments on other blogs is to reply to other comments. And whenever someone replies on your comments, you should try to start a conversation with them. The idea is to be more social on the popular relevant blogs.
We are sure you will love these tips. You should apply these while promoting your website through comments. These will really help your blog a lot. "Enjoy Your Coffee"
There are quite a number of ways to generate business opportunity leads yourself. You can use tried and tested direct offline marketing means such as telemarketing, direct mail marketing, advertising, distributing flyers, community marketing and advertising. You can use online marketing campaign such as social networking, email marketing, video advertising, search engine marketing, paid ads, etc.
But then there aren't many businessmen who know how to do each one of them, has the time to do each one of them, or would want to be doing each marketing campaign.
Many would rather spend money on hiring an agency that will generate business opportunity leads for them so that they can concentrate on other important aspects of their business. If you are this kind of person, then hiring a business opportunity leads agency would probably be an excellent option.
Actually, all businesses can benefit from hiring agencies to help them generate business opportunity leads. This is because through agencies, businesses can connect with different networks of people beyond their reach. Also, businesses can only lead up to a certain point that they have to seek help from other businesses to continue selling and expanding.
On the part of start-up businesses, agencies that sell business opportunity leads should be utilized right away to reach more people and expand quickly.
Lead generation plays a crucial role in marketing success regardless of the kind of business you have. The equation is simple: More leads equals more prospects; more prospects equals higher rate of conversion; and higher rate of conversion equals more sales and more money for your business. Basically, this is the reason you are doing business. Why not utilize whatever help you can to generate more sales?
Essentially what I'm really talking about here is leverage. If you are able to assign opportunity lead generation to an entire agency, obviously this will allow you to concentrate on any areas of your business that may have been neglected or areas of your business that you feel you have better expertise in.
Of course before picking an agency to find leads for you, make sure to do your due diligence as there are thousands of business opportunity lead agencies out there online and off. All clamouring for your business, although not all with the best intentions. Finding a reputable one shouldn't be to difficult though since there are millions of people on various forums and in various chatrooms that you can query. "Enjoy Your Coffee"
Good Morning All,
Jesus made it abundantly clear that you and I are to think globally:
"Go and make disciples of all nations… You shall be My witnesses… to the ends of the earth."(Matthew 28:19a; Acts 1:8b)
As a business or professional person, you are uniquely positioned to help fulfill The Great Commission in three ways:
It takes money to get the message of the Cross to the ends of the earth. If God has given you the gift of making money (Romans 12:8), then you have a unique opportunity and responsibility to distribute resources toward His causes.
The late Dr. Richard C. Halverson wrote:
"There is a greater problem than need — Greed! — Commendable as it may be, compassion for the hungry and starving is not the best we can do — as long as we give simply out of our abundance, and allow such giving to justify continuing acquisition beyond our needs… "
It has been estimated that by the year 2000, 85% of the world's lost lived in countries closed to traditional missionary entry. The only other means of personal "access" is through the business and professional person.
Today, most developing countries are crying out for the kind of expertise you possess. But this is big league stuff, so only those possessed of courage, vision, know how, and determination need apply.
Because the majority of the developing countries still recognize the West for its advanced expertise, you as a business or professional person have leverage to influence.
SO HERE IS THE QUESTION: ARE YOU A PAROCHIAL OR WORLD CHRISTIAN?"
One acid test in answering that question is to take a hard look at the ledger in your checkbook. Does the pattern of your check-writing over the past several months reflect a person possessed with a PAROCHIAL OR WORLD PERSPECTIVE?
"For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." (Matthew 6:21)
"Enjoy Your Coffee"
Facts of the Matter: Daily Devotionals.
For those of you who have or plan to someday own a website or blog, your primary goal will be to get as much traffic to your site as you can. You will also try to do everything in your power to rank high on Google and other search engines for keyword terms relating to your website. Well, getting backlinks to your website or blog is the single most important task that will help you accomplish getting loads of free traffic. What are backlinks?
Backlinks are simply links that come from other websites to your website or blog. Now, read very carefully because I am going to tell you why backlinks are so very important.
Search engines, like Google, Yahoo, Bing, and others use backlinks as one of the most important factors for deciding where your website will rank when someone types in a keyword relating to your website. Well, can I get backlinks from any website? Yes, but the search engines give more points to higher quality websites.
For example, if website owner A has a backlink from a website that just started two weeks ago and website owner B has a backlink from Craigslist, Google is going to show more favor to owner B's website when it comes to ranking because Craigslist would definitely be considered to be a much higher quality website than a website that just started two weeks ago.
Each backlink that you get from other websites is like getting a vote from that site and the higher quality that website is, the more that vote is going to count for your website. So, if you get a backlink(vote) from Craigslist, the search engines are going to say "Ok, Craigslist is a very important website so this website must be important too, let's rank it."
Now that we have discussed why backlinks are so important, how do we get backlinks? I'm glad you asked. Getting backlinks can be a very time consuming task. You have to write articles, find many websites to join before you can submit your links, add comments to blogs with your link attached, ask other webmasters to put your link on their websites, etc. The other alternative is just to pay someone to do this for you. There are thousands of link building services on the web that can help you save some time from this tedious work for a fee. Beware, some of these services don't submit backlinks in a tasteful manner and do a lot of spamming by using robots to do the work. This is why their price is so cheap. Google and other search engines know when bots are used to create backlinks. They in turn penalize your website and you will never rank in their engines.
The best advice I can give you about creating backlinks to your website or blog to drive more traffic, is find a link building service that will do most of the work manually. This way, you may pay a little more, but your website doesn't get banned from the search engines and you don't lose any money. So, it's not worth it to pay someone five dollars for backlinking services just to get your website banned by Google. Beware of very cheap initial prices for backlinking services.
Below are just a few great places were you can get some great backlinks:
Forums, Social Networks, Article Directories, Website Directories, Related Blogs, Social Bookmarking Sites, Video Sharing Websites, Image Sharing Websites, etc. The more backlinks that you have, the better.
Also, if you have good quality content on your website or blog, other people will just link to your website with no problem because your information is useful.
Remember, if you have or are going to start a website or blog and need traffic, getting backlinks are the way to go. Don't have time to backlink? Pay a good link building service to do it for you. More traffic means more money, so start backlinking as soon as you can because it takes up to six weeks to start actually seeing result. Be sure and preview some of the opportunities offered on this website. As always, "Enjoy Your Coffee"
Michael Stanley, 55