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Are We Goal Setting All Wrong?

Has anyone ever told you to set goals? I know, silly question. People are always telling you to set goals because goal setting can and does work. But has anyone told you there is a right way and a wrong way to choose those goals? For example, you want to earn $10,000 a month so you set a goal to…

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Reduce Cart Abandonment with A Simple Banner

If you’re using Paypal to take payments, here’s a neat little trick to increase your sales… When someone adds your product to the shopping cart, it takes them to the Paypal checkout page. The problem is, some people will back out of the purchase at this point. However, what most marketers don’t seem to know is that Paypal allows you…

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How to Increase Sales on Your Blog

Typically when we want to monetize a blog we simply add some advertising to it, correct? Maybe some adwords, or perhaps banner ads that lead to sales pages that lead to (hopefully) bucketfuls of commissions. But as you may have discovered, the problem with advertising products this way is that prospects land on the sales page cold. They don’t know…

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Does Your Copy Suck?

You’ve just finished writing the sales copy for your new product. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to test your copy BEFORE you actually send prospects to it? Because think about this – if you send a 1,000 people to your sales letter and NOBODY buys, you’ve just wasted all that traffic. And if you spent money…

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5 Methods For Getting TONS of Comments on Your Blog Posts

…regardless of whether they’re written blog posts or video blog posts. And this can even work on pre-launch videos for your new product launch. You’ve got traffic, you create great blog posts – and yet only a handful of people bother to comment. Frustrating, isn’t it? You work hard to make a great blog post with lots of information your…

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Quick Tips for Building Your Business With Twitter

Twitter is all about relationships, growing your circle of influence, and yes, RELATIONSHIPS. The better (ie: closer) your relationships on Twitter, the more likely people are to retweet your stuff, visit your Facebook page and websites, join your lists and buy your products. So how do you rapidly grow your Twitter following while wielding influence over your followers? Here are…

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9 Tips for Better Business Blogging

Blogging can be a great way to position yourself as an authority and create customer loyalty – if you’re willing to devote the time necessary. Forgo the advertorial dribble. Decades ago some bright entrepreneur realized that if he wrote his sales copy to look like an editorial, he’d get more readers and more sales. Thus we entered into the age…

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4 Common YouTube Marketing Mistakes

YouTube is a great tool for marketing your business – if you can avoid the pitfalls… Mistake #1 – Thinking all you need to do is upload a video and traffic will flood your website. No less than 35 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute, so the competition to get your video seen by viewers is insane….

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The Best Video Creation Tip EVER

You’ve heard how important video is in your marketing. You’ve heard that having videos on YouTube can lead to traffic, new customers and more sales. You’ve heard that nothing can connect you with your audience as fast as video. And you’ve no doubt also heard endless advice on how to make those videos. Heck, I watched one video on how…

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Be Yourself, Don’t Talk About Yourself

The data is in – if you want people to pay attention to you online, you need to do the following two things: Be your original self. Don’t be ordinary, be unusual. Be different. Don’t talk about yourself much. Here’s what we know: Tweets with uncommon words and phrasing get retweeted 4 to 5 times as much as common tweets….

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