What is Affiliate Marketing? Part 1

Introduction
This post will be shared in three parts. Its main purpose is to give a background to affiliate marketing so that persons practising this form of business model as well as those aspiring to do so can have a healthy appreciation of the development of affiliate marketing and hopefully show better appreciation of this form of business. Its tripartite fold includes the merchant, the network and the publisher and somehow must redound to a symbiotic relationship among the three. Enjoy Part 1 – what is affiliate marketing?

What is affiliate marketing?

What is affiliate marketing?

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Blogging – Using the process writing approach

Blogging – Using the process writing approach

Process writing helps you to present a logically flowing piece of writing. Whether you are blogging to generate an income or for pleasure, there are some principles by which you should be guided and they take many forms. Some persons do not really understand the intricacies involved in writing such as research, presentation and so on but process writing is the aspect I wish to discuss as I believe it to be a very important part of the whole content writing experience.

Now, if you have read many blogs you would have noticed that sometimes there were many mistakes made. These are not necessarily deliberate but perhaps the piece of writing was not re-read before publishing to the world. It is important that if you are going to put your name to a piece of writing that proper due care be taken to ensure that at the very least, the grammar and punctuation are correct. Non-native English Language speakers are not excluded. This process of ensuring that some basic things are done before the work is published is called the Process writing. We will discuss some basic approaches. So let’s go.
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How to make money online

How to make money online

Make money online comes with many myths as to how one goes about achieving this feat:

The first thing to remember is that there is no one way to make money online. You can make money by selling your own product or service or you can promote and sell someone else’s product or service using an appropriate marketing strategy.

The second thing to remember is that this is not an overnight success. It comes with commitment, dedication and consistency. If you are the type of person who gives up easily then the need to make money online is not your thing. Let no one promises you that you can make money online overnight.

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How to make money online

The third thing to keep in mind is that people have to know, like and trust you before buying your product or service, so most of your marketing efforts would focus in that direction.

Notwithstanding what I have said above, you can make substantial income online as you are committed to achieving this goal. Many persons have become very wealthy from this process. It is not impossible but it takes time and patience. One way to make money online is through duplication but this will have to be explained at great length so if you are interested please contact me using any of the contact information given on this site.

Journeying along on your own, especially if you are new, can be lonesome and be susceptible to mistakes. If at all possible, it is always good to have a coach or mentor to take you over the hurdles along the way.

So there you have it, hope you find this interesting and that you will make the commitment to make some serious money online.

Vinton Samms
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Make Money Blogging

Make Money Blogging

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Blogging is not an easy task as most persons would assume, if it is to be done properly and if you are setting up your blog to make money blogging. Many persons are blogging but not earning from it either because they don’t know how to earn money online or are using ineffective methods.

Many bloggers have different approaches on how to make money from blogging. You can be successful if you know how to earn money online. However, it comes with dedication, consistency and being knowledgeable about the content you are sharing. Some of the drawbacks to this process are finding appropriate content with which your readers can engage. This can be curated content or created by you.
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A Single Mother’s Triumph

A Single Mother’s Triumph

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On May 12th, 1998, two months before her final exams at law school, Wendy Fitzwilliam became the second Trinidadian to capture the Miss Universe title. When, eight years later, Wendy announced that she was pregnant, the news was dramatic and controversial.
Letters To Ailan is the narrative of a tumultuous time in Wendy’s life. It chronicles the impact made on her friends, family and adoring public by her choice to become and remain a single mother. It deals with the turbulent relationship she shares with her son’s father. Wendy asks tough questions of herself about family, love, friendship, religion and social norms which challenge the reader to reflect on these matters. It is the story of her singular determination to be the best mother possible to her child. Visit HERE for more information

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How to Get Traffic & Income in 3 Steps

How to get traffic & income in 3 steps

How to Get Traffic & Income

How to get traffic and income in 3 steps is a simplified way of presenting income opportunities online. There are very many persons online trying to make some sort of income but for reason or another, nothing is happening, frustration sets in. These persons may have been handicapped by technical challenges, don’t know how and impatience. A new company has been online and is helping others to make a difference in a simple manner and with tremendous success stories. Read below and take action if this applies to you.

This article is for you if:

• You want to know how to get traffic & income in 3 steps

• You want to make money online but you don’t want to have to create your own products/services to sell

• You don’t want to have to build your own website nor do any ‘techie’ stuff

• You like the idea of getting residual income (from work you did before) as well as huge one time commissions of $100, $500, $1000 or more

• You want a support team to actually be there for you and help you (so that you don’t get left all alone once you join)

I am about to introduce you to a company with a system that will give you all this and more. A system that takes all of the ‘hard stuff’ that normally comes with making money online and does it for you. Isn’t this awesome? But before I do that let’s put some things in perspective.

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How to Get Traffic

How to Get Traffic

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Getting traffic to your sites can be very challenging and frustrating given that there are so many businesses competing for the same traffic. On the other hand there are many persons doing almost the same things to get this traffic. Below I have given some ideas to be explored on how to get traffic to your sites.

What is Traffic?
When I speak about traffic I am referring to people. When people visit your offline business or your online business, they are called traffic. No business can survive without people as these are the ones who will support you by purchasing your products and services and telling other people about it. So if your customer service is good, other people will know. If it is bad more people will know. All the people I am referring to are called traffic.
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10 Reasons why Online Entrepreneurs Fail

10 Reasons Why Online Entrepreneurs Fail

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Many persons go online searching for business opportunities every day. This is so because jobs are hard to come by occasioned by economic uncertainties in many economies across the world. Another reason for wanting to start a business or become an online entrepreneur is the ability to be financially independent. This does not matter whether the prospective business owner is fully employed or not, many do this as a part time activity. Others do so as full time activity.

Various business models are used to make money online, chiefly Affiliate Marketing; others produce and sell their own products or services. Whatever the model used, one thing is certain only a very small percentage really make any money, the vast majority have nothing to show for their efforts. Many statistics are available to support this.

I have listed below 10 reasons why this is so and have made suggestions for improvement. Hopefully the new entrepreneur and even the existing one might learn to avoid these mistakes. Follow me closely now!
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Guidelines for participation in FB Challenges, Groups, ETC

 

Guidelines for participation in FB Challenges, Groups, ETC

Challenges
When we go online we may see Challenges of different kinds. We will see groups and others all meant to create communities of like minded persons. Often persons do not understand how to operate and either end up being kicked out of the group, off the Challenge and so on, mainly because the rules are not followed and secondly infuriation of the other members who are making significant contributions to the community. So listed below are some guidelines to follow to enrich your presence as well as the other members’ in these online gatherings, especially FB Challenge.

FB Challenges

What is a Challenge?
The word challenge as used here is a verb and means to invite someone to engage in a contest. Obviously, there are different types of challenges but for this purpose we are dealing with FB Challenge, organized by a FB user. So we are really dealing with those that invite you to increase your engagements on your fan page. Continue reading

6 Ways to Monetize Your Blog

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6 Ways To Monetize Your Blog

Once you start compiling your content and adding it to your blog, it’s time to start thinking about how to monetize your blog with your new found information. Here are 6 ways to monetize your blog with your incredible content. So let’s get to it – I know that is what you were waiting on wasn’t it?

Promote Affiliate Programs

Finding products you can promote within your content is a great way to monetize your blog. One way to do this is to sign up for an affiliate program for the items you would like to promote. Once you have found them and signed up you will receive a link (your affiliate link) that you can use to send your blog readers to the product. When they make a purchase using your link, you will be rewarded with commissions.
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21st Century Blogging – Introduction to Online Journaling

21st Century Blogging – Introduction to Online Journaling

I have been on the social media and based on the comments and engagements, it is apparent that there are many persons who do not know what a blog is. More than that, they don’t how to use one. I write this post to hopefully bring some clarity to the blogging process, especially for new persons just entering the online business and blogging sphere. I will write this is two parts. The second post will deal with the monetization of blogs. So here we go:
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21st century blogging and social networking are inextricably linked in the sense that both contain certain features and certain properties of one another. Both are aimed at creating a wide movement as far as multimedia interaction is concerned. Though it is true that blogs can be regulated and kept very private, the main purpose of them is to reach out to a number of people, to have a medium to voice your opinion.
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Some Lead Generation Strategies

 

Some Lead Generation Strategies

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Everyone who operates a business is interested in getting persons to view their offers thereby increasing sales. This involves getting in front of the right persons in the right places as well as directing them to the right place online with the right messages for them. A lot of ‘rights’ there but you get the point. This appears to be daunting task especially when you are up against strong competition from large companies with huge budgets competing for the same audience and which might be employing sophisticated lead generation strategies. Be comforted in the knowledge that there is no one way of generating leads, there are multiple methods of doing this and we will explore some of them below. Continue reading

Networkingsuperstars – 7 Day Challenge – My Review

Networkingsuperstars – 7 Day Challenge

Networkingsuperstars.com is a site created by Gavin Mountford, a successful online entrepreneur who has been operating online for the past 11 years in various spheres of endeavour. An offshoot of the Networkingsuperstars’ (NSS) site is a FB fan page called “7 day fan page focus challenge”. This challenges its members to dramatically increase their fan and engagements within 7 days. This is done by promoting their fan pages in the comments section of the NSS fan page, then engage other participating pages and thereby earn reciprocated engagements from those pages. Super simple.

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Viral Marketing Campaigns

Following on from the last post on viral marketing, listed below are 4 ideas for simple viral marketing campaigns.

Viral Marketing Campaigns 1 -Master Resell Rights

What is the big deal about master resell rights? Simply put, you are able to create an E-product and the owner of the product has the rights to resell it for any price that they want. The resellers will be doing promotions for you and spread your name all around the Internet. But not only that, they will not be able to do alterations to your book in any form; they will just sell it in its current form.
Here are two ways by which you can create a huge viral marketing campaign out of MRR products:

Write your own ( hire a ghostwriter/outsource) E-product and give MRR rights rp_52c4c3c7b1612.png

Find someone else’s MRR product with re-branding rights and place your own affiliate links there.

Later on, place those E-products on well-known membership sites.

Viral Marketing Campaigns 2 -Private Label Viral Marketing

Everyone knows that PLR is one of the best rights anyone can have for an E-book. This is so because it allows you to do almost anything you want with it. However, even PLR has certain restrictions such as non-transferable rights or bonding rights. This is just like some resell rights. But one of the advantages of no restriction private label rights is the fact that you can sell the private label rights of the book, in this way you let the book go viral almost instantly. Certain PLR resellers even include a sales letter for the resellers to easily edit the contents of the sales letter. Continue reading

Why Viral Marketing?

Here are a few reasons why viral marketing is very important

Leverage On Other People’s List
Internet marketing gurus always talk about building your mailing list. Mailing lists are important because it is true that the money is in the list. Most of the times, some internet marketers will ask other marketers to promote their products, do an ad swap or help them to build their own lists in general. But what if, instead of relying on your own list, you can leverage on other people’s list?

You see, in Internet marketing, there is always someone who has a bigger list size than you have. These people will always want to sell products. If you can create products (such as master resell rights or no restriction private label rights products) and give them the rights to sell your products with your ads in it, you will be getting constant advertising for free and people are doing it willingly for you. Continue reading