How Not To Build Your List

How Not To Build Your List

There are plenty of marketers out there making a living online from promoting to their email list, but they still have no clue how to do this effectively. One thing you must always keep in mind throughout your list building campaign, is that your list… is personal. You should only build a list through an opt-in system. People must give you permission to contact them, and you should NEVER try any of the following… Harvest email addresses from website without …

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Increase Your Online Visibility and Traffic with Guest Posting

Increase Your Online Visibility and Traffic with Guest Posting

Getting traffic to your website isn’t just about building links and ranking in the search engines. That’s just one source of potential customers. Social media is the next source that most people consider and that’s definitely a way to increase your reach. The truth is that the more visible you are online, the more traffic you will get. That’s why guest posting on other people’s blogs can increase the traffic to your own site exponentially. How does guest posting work? …

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How to Create an InfoProduct From PLR Content

How to Create an InfoProduct From PLR Content

Internet marketers have a love/hate relationship with Private Label Rights content (PLR). Some see it as a way to save themselves time in creating content. Some see it as a shortcut for building their business. Other purists think it’s cheating and that you should create everything yourself. But using PLR the right way is both time-saving and smart marketing. One of the most popular ways to use PLR is for the creation of quality ebooks that you can sell and …

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Keeping Your Social Media Fans Happy

The secret to keep your Facebook fans, your YouTube viewers, Twitter followers, Linkedin partners, Blog friends happy is summed up in one word: CUSTOMER SERVICE. It really doesn’t get much simpler than that. What works to keep your customers happy offline, works just the same online. Customer service will keep you in business for many years to come and even if you decide to venture into a new business, your personal reputation will be branded positively or negatively by how …

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What Is Content Marketing?

What Is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is a type of marketing that offers free information in order to build an audience. This free information isn’t promotional but helps the reader solve a problem or answer a question. Then, when they need to buy a product they naturally come to you, the content provider. Why Content Marketing Is Important Content marketing is important for a few reasons. First of all, there is an abundance of free stuff out there. Everyone from huge retailers to small …

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Basic Elements Of A Good Squeeze Page

A squeeze page is what you, as a marketer, will use to build your ever-important list. If you’ve been in internet marketing for any time at all, you know that having a list is extremely important because it allows you to build and maintain a relationship with your customers and potential customers. The squeeze page concept is very simple. You offer your target market something in return for their contact information. So, in other words, if a visitor gives you …

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7 Tips On Marketing Video

If you want to explode the traffic you get to your marketing website by using video, you’ll have the best results if you follow a few simple steps. Failing to do so can result in a lot more work, time and a lot less revenue. 1.  Take some time in the brainstorming stage to figure out just want you want to make a video about. Ideally it will be about some problem that a lot of people in your niche …

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Keeping Track of Your Changing Market

Once you conduct your market research and create a customer profile, you’re far from done. Conditions and people are constantly changing and market research is an ongoing process. If your message doesn’t keep up with the times, it can become irrelevant quickly. A product that was perfectly matched to your target market one month ago may become passé the next. Conduct Regular Market Research Market research isn’t a one-shot deal. You have to keep doing it on a consistent basis. …

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How to Trigger Word of Mouth

I Came across this article and wanted to share it. Its by Jonah Berger, he talks about Triggers which can make things go viral. Its a good read so enjoy. Source: Linked in post There’s a science behind word of mouth and why things go viral. Six key principles. Here is the second one. Last week I wrote a post about the secret science behind viral that went, well…pretty viral. Many emailed to ask about Social Currency, but also wanted …

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WordPress website targeted by hackers

WordPress website targeted by hackers

Source – BBC News WordPress has been attacked by a botnet of “tens of thousands” of individual computers since last week, according to server hosters Cloudflare and Hostgator. The botnet targets WordPress users with the username “admin”, trying thousands of possible passwords. The attack began a week after WordPress beefed up its security with an optional two-step authentication log-in option. The site currently powers 64m websites read by 371m people each month. According to survey website W3Techs, around 17% of the …

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Brand Your Emails for Maximum Impact

An easy way to think about branding is that it’s your reputation. You’re consistent, you’re an expert, and it’s clear what you can do for people. This is what your brand tells people about you. So it’s very important to think about branding in everything you do, including the emails you send to your list. Your emails are your touch points with your subscribers and they need to be on-brand. Style and Design Considerations Choose templates, colors and visual styles …

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The Steps for Setting up Your Own Personal Brand System

Branding needs to be consistent and that’s why you need to have a system in place. This includes all of the things you need to do before you start branding as well as routine tasks you’ll continue to perform ongoing. Everything needs to be as efficient as possible. This is how the branding pros do it and you can do it as well. Be Clear from the Beginning Write down a statement about your brand’s vision. It should be as …

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