Archive for May, 2013

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Do you like free resources? How about an Internet Marketing training course that covers everything from the history of affiliate programs to an introduction to Internet traffic, blogging, social networking and much more?

The course is totally free, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and other than the requirement to register as a member, there are no strings attached, no purchase requirements now or ever and never any obligation.

Simply sign up, access the Affiliate Center on the site, click the “Internet Income” link under the Training tab and you’re there! The course is now up to nearly 80 lessons that you can review anytime you want at your own leisure. … Read the rest of this entry

In Search of Affiliate Income Success

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Wow! This past month has been intense with offline writing client projects! The good news will come when the money’s in the bank. The bad news is that the time commitment has really cut into my affiliate income activities.

I shouldn’t complain, though, because getting paid for writing, something I enjoy doing, had always been a dream of mine.

The trouble is, dreams change over time and as much as I like writing and getting paid for it, my new dream has been to create a certain level of monthly income from my Affiliate Marketing activities. … Read the rest of this entry

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Here is an e-commerce portal that is perfect for small and medium businesses that want to get set up online fast with their products and services. It is the E-Commerce Associates (ECA) Program on the TripleClicks shopping site.

TripleClicks currently lists more than 78,000 products and services and the site is ALWAYS looking for new merchants to add their product or service lines. The ECA program allows you to go global instantly, reaching more than 1.6 million registered members and potentially millions more.

There are no listing fees. Just sign up free, upload your product information and start selling online! … Read the rest of this entry

How to Be a Better Salesperson

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Have you ever stopped to think that your success in home business or Internet Marketing is dependent on your ability to sell your products and services? It’s all about selling. Here are some tips on how to be a better salesperson.

I was reviewing this information in The Psychology of Selling, a great audio program I purchased from Brian Tracy International (and that I promote and sell as a BTI affiliate). The first session in the program gives some initial insight into the psychology of selling.

In this revealing session, Brian explains why you can be proud to be a salesperson. It is because the whole economy floats on the efforts of people involved in the selling profession. … Read the rest of this entry

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You can set up a website the hard way by studying online guides, learning HTML and practicing the set-up process through trial and error. Or … you can do it the quick and easy way with a professional WordPress theme.

My recommendation is the Socrates theme. The cost is minimal, it comes with full support, the site is designed especially for Internet Marketers and it can be quickly and easily monetized. Socrates is the ideal way to learn how to create a WordPress blog in just minutes.

I will tell you right up front that I am a seller of this theme, so my opinion is biased. At the same time, I will also state emphatically that if I had known about Socrates before I had my existing marketing sites set up, it would have been an immediate choice! … Read the rest of this entry

Link Building Techniques to Avoid

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Effective link building techniques can make your business, while improper methods can break your business, thanks to touchy search engine algorithms. We often hear about good things to do. Here are a few techniques to avoid.

The information I share here comes from an article at Website Magazine titled Big List of Link Building No-Nos. I will include a few highlights in this post. To read the full article, click the above link and read it at the source.

The article notes that building backlinks is an essential duty for the owners of websites and that using proper link building techniques is a very important element in the branding process. … Read the rest of this entry