Archive for May, 2012

GT Bulmer | Internet Niche Marketing GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Specialization has become very important online and your best bet for success is to become an Internet Niche Marketing authority. This means knowing your stuff and telling people about it, and don’t be timid in how you do that!

The first step is either choosing or knowing your niche. In order to market it effectively, you have to know and understand what you are marketing and why it is so vitally important to your targeted prospects.

Once you clearly know your niche you can plan your strategy and initiate ways to best highlight your value as an Internet Niche Marketing authority. Here are a few tactics to consider: … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Business Social Networking Sites GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Social Media sites are great for exposure and expanding your reach, but business social networking sites are unique in that they allow you to truly highlight your marketing focus and your niche or specialty.

IM faceplate is one such site that caters to the community of Internet Marketers, entrepreneurs and small businesses of all sorts. The site does lend itself very well to a general sort of socializing and networking, but it is set up specifically so members can promote their businesses and highlight their expertise.

I have been a member of IM faceplate for a few years now and I have not only made some good friends there, but I also receive regular traffic from the site, especially during times when I am actively interacting with other members. … Read the rest of this entry

What is a Squeeze Page?

GT Bulmer | What is a Squeeze Page? GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

What is a Squeeze Page? I did not fully understand what it was or what the purpose of it was when I was first starting up my home based Internet business. With my limited understanding, I couldn’t see the point of it.

Everybody around me at that time was promoting the use of squeeze pages, but I just could not understand why you would send someone to a page like that when what you really wanted them to do was visit your main website.

However, as with most learning episodes, I began to understand the purpose and value of such pages and even began to use them for my own Internet Marketing purposes! Here is a quick primer on the topic, just in case you didn’t already know the answer. … Read the rest of this entry

Laws of Success Bring Out Your Best

GT Bulmer | Laws of Success GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

I’ve been reviewing material from one of my favourite Brian Tracy personal development programs and I’ve found a couple of laws of success to help you bring out your best. Let me share a few thoughts with you.

Of course, Brian has many excellent programs, and each program is filled with down to earth wisdom, insight and easy to implement suggestions and recommendations. I’m just highlighting a few items that were especially meaningful to me as I read through them today.

These highlights are from The Universal Laws of Success and Achievement. I hope you will find inspiration in them as I have. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Creating an Action Plan GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath to learn the true secret to success for online marketing, so today I will finally reveal it: The essence of success for an Internet business or any endeavour comes down to creating an action plan.

Sure, there are a variety of steps involved in deciding what business you will do and how to set it up, fund it, market it and so on, but the rubber simply doesn’t meet the road until your business is ready to roll and you begin taking action to move it forward.

That means marketing it and promoting it so your targeted prospects hear about it and are attracted to your website to learn more about it. Here are some specific suggestions for creating an action plan for your Internet business. … Read the rest of this entry

Quick Start Internet Marketing Blogs

GT Bulmer | Internet Marketing Blogs GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Here is a way to quickly and cheaply set up a website and test whether or not a certain niche market is to your liking. For less than twenty bucks each, you can launch quick-start Internet Marketing blogs and get into business fast.

Niche marketing is one of the recommended ways to do business online these days. Blogging is a popular way to market and promote your products and services. The WordPress website platform makes it very easy to launch a professionally designed website that can be quickly monetized and loaded with niche-related articles and other content.

It used to be both difficult and expensive for the average home based business person to launch and maintain a website. Once up and running, the last thing you wanted to do was make major changes or change your marketing focus. However, today’s technology makes this both easy and economical. … Read the rest of this entry

3 Ways to Get Blog Content

GT Bulmer | Blog Content GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Adding new content to your home business website is one of the best things you can do for it, especially if you add that content regularly. Blogging is quick and easy. This post will highlight three ways to get blog content.

Effectively written blog posts serve a variety of very important purposes. They inform or inspire your visitors; they can directly or indirectly attract targeted prospects; they can help your website earn favour with the search engines; and they can be used to feature and promote your products and services.

Whichever of the following three ways you use to get or produce blog content, make sure it is clear, focused, purposeful, useful and definitely keyword targeted for your intended readers. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Home Business Website GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

Experienced Internet Marketers may think the answer is obvious, but we must realize that newcomers may not know these things. Learning how to monetize a home business website is one of the first things a marketer needs to know.

Early steps in setting up an online business include choosing a market niche to focus on and an appropriate name for your website, as well as selecting a dependable web hosting company to host your new website.

You will then have to set up your site, either piece by piece or using one of many available pre-designed themes. Once your site is up and running, the next step, before adding content and beginning to promote the site, is to monetize it.

What this means is adding promotional and advertising elements that produce either direct or indirect income. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Self-Improvement Ideas GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person. People who are already too busy just seem to be able to get additional tasks done too! I think the secret to increased productivity is to apply a few self-improvement ideas.

In so many instances it seems that the more a person takes on, the more efficient they become. Brian Tracy calls it “The Law of Forced Efficiency.” Of course, they may still not get everything done on their list, but they do seem to get more done than they would have if not under pressure.

Not only that, but it forces a person to prioritize their tasks more effectively and focus on what is most important and most urgent. I have to admit that I will often work better under pressure than if think I have all the time in the world to do a task. … Read the rest of this entry

GT Bulmer | Professional WordPress Theme GT Bulmer © Affiliate Power Central

If you’re going to build an online business, you should start with a website that demonstrates the quality you want to become known for, and one way to do this is to install a professional WordPress theme, designed for Internet Marketers.

I am going to recommend a specific WP theme, but let me assure you, it is not the only good one available. With a little research, you will be able to find WP themes in all shapes and sizes, suitable for a variety of purposes.

However, I am an Internet Marketer and I have some specific products and services to sell. You can’t blame a person for recommending something from their own product line, can you? The WP theme I will mention here is the same one that our marketing group recommends in the free My Affiliate Power SiteHow to Setup Your Own Website” seven day crash course. … Read the rest of this entry

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