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The Only Three Things You Need To Do

The Only Three Things You Need To Do

As an internet marketer it is soooo easy to get distracted.

  • Bright shiny objects – things that grab your attention and before yo know you’ve lost an hour clicking link after link.
  • The web itself – you end up following so many rabbit holes that your entire day can disappear before your eyes.
  • Ideas – everyone often has lots of ideas and we get so excited we chase them down before assessing if they are relevant or viable.
  • Include your favourite time waster here.

Here’s the thing. There are only three outcomes you need to focus on during your working days. (If you’re not working you’re planning, right?) Once you finish concentrating on those three things you can surf or social media to your hearts content. What are the three things. LOT.

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7 Business Uses For Autoresponders

7 Business Uses For Autoresponders

Autoresponders are one of those time-saving inventions. Automating the emailing of clients and prospects has meant one can batch-create a series of messages and schedule them to be sent out at a pre-determined time sequence.  Few businesses today do not use them, even if it’s only to send a monthly newsletter.

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Workable List Building Tips Part 2

Workable List Building Tips Part 2

Building a list is one of the biggest challenges of internet marketing and yet it is one of the most profitable.  Having a good database of repeat clients is the mainstay of any business.

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How to Create a Marketing Funnel

How to Create a Marketing Funnel

I’ve written about putting together a sales funnel before. It is a really super easy system. Seriously. But putting it together does take time and yet the beauty of it is that once it is up and working, you rarely have to touch it again other than keep pointing traffic to it.

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Secrets of Internet Marketing – Part 2

Secrets of Internet Marketing – Part 2

How do you get to that point?

Provide VALUE. That is, something that the reader sees as value, not what you think (which is the price or it’s free – that’s not necessarily value). It’s about giving them content. You can give things away which provide value but avoid training people to be freebie seekers or they may never buy from you

How many times a month should you email your subscribers?

That’s a magic question that’s hotly debated. Want to know the answer? The answer is, it doesn’t matter so long as you are consistent. If you have subscribers and you are not keeping in contact regularly, then you may as well not have them on your database. They will have forgotten you or not have a high level of recognition and trust with you. Your relationship with them is tenuous.

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11 Ways to Build Your list of Subscribers

11 Ways to Build Your list of Subscribers

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Building a list is getting harder. People are less likely to provide their contact details unless there is a darn good reason to do so. So, no matter how you collect contact details, you need to craft a good offer. Once you’ve done that its your job to let people know about it.  Here’s a list of 11 ways you can do that….

  1. You’ve got an opt in form on your website, right? If not, your website is wasting its real value to you. Have a form where people can sign up :
How To Quit Your Day Job

How To Quit Your Day Job

I was on a webinar with Robert Plank recently and he had some great advice using his own experience for how to transition from paid employment to doing business online. Here’s my take of what he had to say…

9 Ways To Get Ready For Quitting

  1. make sure you pay down your bills so the debt doesn’t hold you back and automate whatever bill paying you can to save time and energy
  2. learn while you earn … there are probably training courses you can do at work that will help you with your future online business. For example if you’re a policy writer, find out how you can legitimately learn copywriting generally or for the web
  3. look for things you do at work that you could teach others eg a systematic approach to something or do a video read on ...