Follow Me! You will never look back!
I. Discover how you can dramatically improve your health and that of your family. Now that is not just 'hype' as you will very quickly discover. An understanding of the science behind this stunning new development is going to get you very excited. See the short video below or click on the "Exciting Development" link to my affiliate site...contact me directly if you have any questions.
II. WATCH THE SHORT VIDEO BELOW
Impressed by what you saw? If so, click on the "You Will Never Look Back" link below...and join me for free at Webtalk
You Will Never Look Back
Lawyer 35+ years; life coach; public speaker; and "almostkenny"...Kenny Rogers impersonator. Hello! And welcome to my profile page!
The Webtalk opportunity is one like I have never seen. With it, you truly have an unlimited income opportunity. Join for free!
Better Health Better You
Hello! And welcome to the Better Health Better You section of my Profile page! As the 'baby-boomers' age, they encounter health issues they wish to avoid. After all, the years after you turn 55 are supposed to be the 'golden years'. That is what makes the "health and wellness" niche such an explosive opportunity! The "Max" line of products featuring the stunning new development RiboCeine, is an opportunity that many of you will immediately recognize. If you're ready to get started you can do so on my Max affiliate page above. The "Exciting Development" link will take you there.
I also invite you to watch the short 3 minute video located just under the "Better Health Better You" heading. Why? The market for CBD, or cannabidiol, is also going to explode over the next few years. Will you profit? The video explains the science behind CBD or cannabidiol. Once you understand the science, the CTFO opportunity explained in the video below will make much more sense to you. You can join for free!
...just click on the "Change the Future Outcome" link below to learn more about how to set yourself free with this blockbuster opportunity...
Change the Future Outcome
And finally, Dr. R. Sica talks about the multi-vitamin and mineral supplement product available through CTFO.
IV. Are you marketing the right way?
After many years of spamming my affiliate links all over traffic exchanges and safelists, and I mean many years, I can tell you that you can spend a ton of time and a lot of money approaching the market in this way but, I can also tell you unequivocally that, despite what the guru's tell you, at the end of the day, these methods JUST DON'T WORK! Traffic Exchanges and Safelists are, quite simply, an abysmal waste of time and money. (You have probably suspected that harsh reality yourself for some time now). Traffic exchanges, safelists and this whole approach to the marketplace is why the failure rate in online or affiliate marketing is so high and it is also the reason why so many people quit.
The other, preferred, approach is to attract people to you and your business!
The attraction marketing approach can actually change the success you experience online relatively quickly! Do I have your attention? If so, stick with me for just a few minutes to learn more.
So again, right out of the gate, if you want to do business with people, you have to give them a good reason to do so. You have to try to give people something of value before you do anything else! In this world, there is only power in attraction, not assertion.
Assertion, you see, is the spammy approach to the marketplace and people just don't respond to it. Putting your affiliate link out there, like I have done and like so many thousand of others do, does not separate you from the rest of the herd. In short, if you are struggling and you don't change your approach to the marketplace, you are just one of the hordes of people who fool themselves into believing that they are 'marketing' their affiliate links. Putting your links out there is not marketing! People don't respond favorably to door-to-door salesmen or unsolicited, automated phone calls or an email inbox full of spam do they? So, if this has been your approach and if you don't change this, and soon, the odds are overwhelming that you will eventually fail and quit.
Let's take a specific example. For those of you who have tried safelists, how long did it take you to grow weary of pages of emails clogging your email account? Did you ever even read any of those emails?
Here's an example of the other approach.
Below is the link to one of my short blogposts from 2017. Just click on the "Be a Prisoner of Hope" link. If you take just the few minutes it takes to read the post, you will immediately see that this approach is entirely different.
Be a Prisoner of Hope
See the difference? Did you like what you saw? Would you agree that material that might hopefully help the reader along the road to success in her/his own business and makes it much more likely that the reader might be open to following you and to opt-in to your list via the lead capture form?
* IF YOU ARE JUST POSTING THE LINK TO YOUR AFFILIATE OFFER ON TRAFFIC EXCHANGES, SOCIAL MEDIA, SAFELISTS etc. AND YOUR PROSPECT DOES NOT CLICK ON YOUR LINK...YOU HAVE LOST THAT PROSPECT FOREVER! ON AVERAGE, IT TAKES SEVEN EXPOSURES TO YOUR OFFER BEFORE YOUR PROSPECT MAKES THE DECISION TO BUY OR TO JOIN YOUR BUSINESS. *
Does any of this resonate with you? If so, let's summarize what we have learned.
1) You Must Have a Long-Term Strategy
If you don't have a long-term strategy in place, in other words a coherent, long-term marketing plan, you are like a ship without a rudder and probably not going anywhere fast. To say this another way, without a roadmap, you don't know where you're going do you?
The following are the elements to a solid long-term strategy.
1) Build Your List of Subscribers; This is the key.
2) You need a system you can just plug into. If you just have an affiliate link to offer people, you are leaving a lot of money on the table. Follow up with a series of emails. Success will follow. This is why an autoresponder or, better still, a marketing system can make a critical difference to your success.
In short, as we have seen, you must give people a reason or, better still, reasons to know, like and trust you. This is really pretty simple isn't it? Be a person of integrity. Don't be part of the herd!
2) Don't push your offer. Rather, offer people something of value before you even think about making a sale.
Give people some value and your chances of success go up astronomically! This is a great way, and perhaps the only good way, to draw people to you. In other words, if you make it worthwhile for people to follow you or to do business with you people will follow you or do business with you! You do this right at the outset before you even try to promote your offer to your prospect.
In the online marketing world, when you provide people with encouragement, motivation and the real tools they can successfully use in their own online business every day...and especially if you can give them those tools for free or at very low cost, then you will be on your way.
Now that you have this awareness front and centre, one way to give value is by offering people one of the marketing systems I am about to show you. Again, fina a way to use the attraction marketing method suggested above. These systems have consistently yielded leads and income for me but, more importantly one of them, in particular, provides the user with, in my opinion, the best marketing training available. This is the strategy that got me on my way. I'll reveal more secrets further down on this page but, for now, this is the key you have to digest. You attract people to you by providing value. Without that, well, you're just another face in the crowd trying to flog an affiliate offer. And, if you're on this page, you probably already know how insanely competitive the online marketing world is. To realize solid success, you must set yourself apart.
3) Did you know that belief in yourself, hard work, patience and persistence can set you free financially!
The platforms shown on this page will build your list. Share any one of these platforms, and this knowledge, with others. Your success is assured! (btw...don't forget the work part). In this life there is no such thing as a free lunch. You get what you earn.
Think of it yet another way. A traditional 'brick and mortar' business...let's use a restaurant as an example...really depends on repeat customers if that restauranteur expects to stay in business. Imagine if a restaurant had to rely on totally new people coming through it's doors every day. That's like starting from scratch every single day. Not hard to see that the restaurant wouldn't be in business for too long.
Well, it's just the same with your online business. If you're starting from scratch every single day...well...just like that restaurant...you won't be in business very long. You have to have repeat business! It's a simple as that. And that only comes from a list of subscribers with whom you are building a relationship. I hope this point makes sense to you. Building loyalty in your customer base is another aspect of this important key. To say this another way, your integrity and reputation is everything. A reputation for excellence takes some time to build. But also remember, it can be lost in the blink of an eye.
Did you know that it takes, on average, seven exposures to your product or service before people will make the decision to buy from you or join your business?
With this in mind, if you're 'starting from scratch' every single day, you will not get people on a your list of subscribers. I hope that you are beginning to see the critical importance of a list of subscribers. This really is the only way to get to where to need to be with your online business. Follow up is the critical component.
So again, if you don't have a list, well, your chances of success just aren't that good! List-building means that you must have what is called a 'lead capture page' to secure your prospect's contact information. However, in today's savvy world, people know that once they plug their email address into a lead capture page, they will start getting emails from you. So you have to have, not only a compelling capture page to convince your prospect to give you that email address but, as spelled out above, it is far better to try to give some value right at the outset. Give people a reason to provide you with their contact information. Doing so gives the reader some confidence that you're not just another door-to-door salesman! Once you have your prospect's contact information, it is automatically plugged in to your contact list. Your autoresponder will follow-up with the prospect with a series of emails.
Once you really digest the importance of having a list, you can share that fundamental knowledge with others. This knowledge is part of the fabric that sets you apart. Once you know why a list is so critically important and how to build it, teach this fundamental principle to others and watch your business begin to grow.
So how do you build your list? There are many good autoresponders out there. In my business, TrafficWave is the cornerstone. TrafficWave is an autoresponder that will help you build your list. (If you have read my blogpost, you will have noticed that there was a TrafficWave "Lead Capture Form" at the bottom of the post). Here's the link to TrafficWave.
Yes I will even pay your first month for you! And yes there is a monthly expense connected with TrafficWave. What you must realize is that If you're not prepared to invest just a little in your online business...well...my advice is to think about doing something else. You are simply wasting your time.
Now if you're not using an autoresponder like TrafficWave, you must have a platform that provides you with one. The two systems below are complete marketing systems...lead capture pages, autoresponders, pre-written email follow-up...the works! If you don't have a system...you're just not in the business of online marketing!
Power Lead System
All in One Profits
Equally important, the 'baby-boom' generation holds more wealth than any previous generation in human history...and they love to travel. Could there be an opportunity here?
And finally, GDI has been a premier online, rock-solid opportunity for over 20 years now. GDI has the incredible ability to offer domain names in multiple languages! As the rest of the world comes online, this ability holds the promise of huge growth...and I know a fortunate few of you will recognize the enormity of this opportunity right out of the gate!
Global Domains International
And finally, you need traffic!
4. Traffic! Traffic! You need traffic...and lots of it!
I have included below links to some of the traffic sources I use. Using traffic sources, you can develop approach number two I mentioned earlier and that is building downlines in one or two good traffic sources. Naturally, you want to ensure that you start with a trusted platform, one that has stood the test of time, one with an experienced and trusted admin.. Of course, IBO Toolbox really is an ideal platform for you to use. Build relationships here at IBO. As you forge new relationships on this platform, the more likely it is that you are headed for long-term online success.
Personally, I started with a Traffic Exchange Easy Hits 4 U. Easy Hits is the world's largest traffic exchange and, at the moment, I have over 250 people in my downline. Today, I am fortunate enough to have a large list of people in my downline at EasyHits who generate ad credits for me on a daily basis. Note that I have been a member at EasyHits since 2015. Again, success does not come overnight! You'll see a link to EasyHits in the list below. The other traffic source I rely upon for targeted traffic is Referral Frenzy.
The links will take you to platforms where you will find targeted traffic...people who are looking for ways to succeed online. You can be the one to share the secrets to success with them! Start with one or two traffic sources only! Otherwise you run the risk of spreading yourself too thinly. When you become familiar with who the other marketers on a traffic platform are, you are starting to build your brand and that is extremely important in the long-run. To the extent possible, have a good photo of yourself on each platform you promote or, alternatively, have a company logo that you will employ long-term. This is key to building your brand.
Many of the platforms you see on the list you can join for free! Now all of that being said, it is highly recommended that you upgrade in the traffic source you use as your #1 downline builder. This is not absolutely necessary, of course, but highly recommended. The simple truth though is that, without at least some paid traffic, you just aren't going to get very far. But don't forget, the expenses you incur in building your online business are tax deductible. See a reputable accountant for some advice in this area. Deductibility of your business expenses will lower the income tax you would otherwise pay. This makes your 'after-tax' costs lower. Again, get some advice from a local, reputable accountant so that you fully understand what all of this can mean for you.
Here are the links to the traffic sources i use...
Infinity Traffic Boost - Get your ads seen by targeted buyers!
SoManyHits - gotta see this one!
No More Excuses - this mailer is an absolute behemoth!!!
The Future of Email Marketing
Now, just a tip or two that will hopefully prevent you from falling into some traps.
First, if you are new to online marketing, recognize that businesses are not built overnight. Plan on investing at least a year (more realistically two to three years) in building your online business. The newsflash is that people are not going to beat a path to your door overnight. This means that once you select an opportunity that you know is legitimate (and excites you), then stick with it. Moving from one shiny object to another is a certain recipe for failure. Stick with your primary business! You will become an expert at it in a short period of time. Don't try to do too much and, whatever you do, once again, don't be a spammer. Offer help to others who may be trying to understand your primary business. At the end of the day, your success will be determined by the value you give to others. Remember that people do business with those they know, like and trust. So you must be patient. We all want to be financially free. Online marketing can give you that freedom! No one likes a 'pushy salesman. People avoid high pressure sales people. So, treat others like you would like to be treated and you will be on your way! (And don't abuse your list once you start building it). Despite some of the b.s. you see out there about wild success in your first week, don't believe it. That is just hype. The reality is that it will take you at least one year, and more likely two or three years, to build your online business. If you are not prepared to invest that minimum amount of time, perhaps you should re-evalutate what you are doing.
Businesses are built upon customer service and the quality of the product that is being offered. Once you have those two items in place, recognize, yet again, that people buy (or join) people who they know, like and trust. People buy from people! If you are someone whom others know, like and trust, then your chances of online success go up!
Again, if you are new, in my view it is better if you stick with one thing. Trying to promote multiple offers only dilutes your efforts. Remember the old maxim..."Jack of all trades...master of none". Especially if you are just starting. Decide on one platform and focus on that. Spreading yourself too thin with multiple offers diminishes your chances of success. You will quickly become overwhelmed! Once you become proficient at one platform, you can expand.
And finally, remember again that there is no such thing as overnight success. Online business, like any other business, takes effort and lots of it. Take action! Be the best you can be. Ultimately, your future is in your own hands. Do you have what it takes? Are you prepared to give what it takes? If you are, the world can be yours. Ask me how I know. Contact me directly if you wish to open a dialogue. I am at your service. Alternatively, opt-in to my blog by re-visiting the "Be a Prisoner of Hope" link above and opt-in to access my email series.
Persistence, patience and determination will take you where you want to go.
You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. At the end of the day there is only really one question in life. How badly do you want it?
For more regular updates join my Facebook Group "Work from Home" and access weekly tips that will help you become a better marketer!
Work from Home Facebook Group
I hope you have enjoyed this little primer on affiliate marketing. You can be a success. Like anything worthwhile in life, this is not easy. But, if you stick with it I can promise you that your destination, once you arrive, will be a thousand times better than you ever imagined!
To Your Ever-Increasing and Unlimited Success,
P.S. 1 And remember, in your marketing efforts, your profile pic is what brands you. Do you have an attractive pic to use as a profile pic? Don't forget, this is what people see and, hopefully, can relate to. Does your profile pic look like you're going to a funeral? If so, then goodness....change it now!!!
P.S. 2 Lastly, get some advice from a bookkeeper or accountant on the tax advantages that may be available to you by virtue of the fact that you are now a self-employed person.
“…for amen I say to you, if you have faith like a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Remove from here’; and it will remove. And nothing will be impossible to you”. Matthew 17:20