Category Archives: Online Marketing

The Secret To Home Based Business

There is a major misconception in the home-based business world, and it’s the idea that everything can be done by oneself. So many people enter the home based business world looking to make money, literally thousands everyday, but every year the home based business arena including internet based business experiences a greater than 95% failure rate. There are a number of reasons for this, but the primary reason for this high level of failure is because people […]

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Branding Your Name on the ‘Net

Branding your name (or your pen name) is very important on the Internet, no matter what niche you’re in.  You need to establish yourself as an authority in your market, because people trust authority figures. They trust their recommendations, they trust that their products will be of good quality, and they trust that they have integrity.  It also lends credence to the buyer that you’re a real person – not just some nameless, faceless entity trying to […]

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Social Networking on Squidoo

Squidoo is a remarkable resource for Internet marketers.  It’s what’s considered a web 2.0 site that allows users to create “lenses,” which are individual pages situated on the Squidoo.com domain that promote a specific topic. You may be wondering what’s so great about that, when thousands of other sites allow you to do the same thing.  But Squidoo is unique.  Not only do they make it incredibly easy to create a web page, ripe with graphics, content, […]

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Networking with Other Online Marketers

 The Internet marketing industry is an isolating career at times. You work from home, usually on solo projects, and except for the occasional forum and chat room participation, you don’t have the opportunity to interact with others. Some newbie ‘net marketers take it to an extreme level of isolation, never branding their name, watching forum posts from the sidelines, too scared to put themselves out there for judgment in the marketplace. But networking will help you make […]

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Joint Venture Opportunities

Joint ventures (also known as JVs) are partnerships between two or more people, usually with the purpose of cross-promoting products.  There are various types of JVs, and what you offer your JV partners will depend on what you have to bring to the table, and what you’re looking for in return. Most JVs are really affiliate relationships.  You have a product – your JV partner has a forum, website, or email list.  Your JV partner sends an […]

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Forum Marketing at Its Best

Forum marketing is an excellent way to market products for free.  But there are a few tricks to marketing on forums without getting banned.  You have to be careful not to do any blatant advertising or you’ll probably get banned very quickly. The first thing you should do when you’re new to a forum is create an interesting profile.  Add an avatar that’s a picture of yourself, or a picture related to the niche.  If you’re in […]

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