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Boo Hoo Hoo, A Customer Ripped Me Off…

Too many new marketers complain about the wrong things. “Nuff said.”   You know, I ran into a lot of people on places like WarriorForum that make excuses for not launching a product because they are worried about problems that actually are not that big. Here’s a good example: They’ll complain about customers that are going to rip them off, …

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The Doomsday Mentality And Being A Broke Loser Go Hand In Hand

Please, stop telling me about the impending death of democracy. Don’t talk to me about agenda 21. When it comes to you and your business, I don’t care.   “Meanwhile, in the U.S of A…”   This was set off by a recent event but I’m pretty sure that the actual practical use of this is going to be evergreen. …

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Essential Skills Every Freelancer Needs!

I know, nobody likes the 9 to 5. In fact, if you’re in an online business chances are there are a lot of elements of a corporate job that you just cannot stand.   “Dave decided to take matters into his own hands and work on his own terms.”   Punching in and out, having a limited time for lunch, …

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How To Best Interact With Viewers

Everybody has decided that it would be rude to curse you out, to swear at you, to send you an email letting you know exactly what you’ve done wrong. Tim after 5 minutes of arguing over the internet.   They’ve decided that it would just be easier to let you fail.   One of the easiest to implement, most overlooked …

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What Do I Have To Offer?

I ran into a lot of baby eagles: people who have the right mental attitude when it comes to online business, but don’t have the time, don’t have the money, don’t have the technical know-how to put everything together. And when they’re first starting to put together their business, they’re a little curious as to what they can give to …

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Email Marketing: Am I Getting It Right?

I had to sit down with a client a few weeks ago. He was talking about some of his frustrations with email marketing. Usually, when I hear somebody talk about how one method or another is a myth, full of hype, not really working, I find that usually the problem isn’t with the method. It’s with the person that’s actually …

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How To Make The Auto Responder Work For You!

Whenever you sit down with somebody and ask them about their goals from online marketing, they usually mention something that can be done or proved with an auto responder sequence. Everybody likes the idea of going to the beach: spending some time with a friend, drinking a couple of muay thais, coming back and finding money in their bank account. …

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What’s Stopping You From Getting Started In E-mail Marketing?

So what’s stopping you from getting started in email marketing? Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who would rather make excuses than make changes. No matter what you’ve heard or what you’ve chosen to believe about starting an email list, it is easier than you might think and it’s much less expensive than you think, too. There are only …

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Mailing Lists, the True Backbone of an Online Business

If you’ve got a seriously responsive email list, your business is on a fast track to success and if you don’t, it’s on a fast track to failure. There is a vast and dramatic difference between having a business at the mercy of search engines or Google or PPC advertising trends and a business where you own the contacts, you …

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Things You Can Learn From Your Awful Job

  I know, nobody likes the 9 to 5. In fact, if you’re in an online business chances are there are a lot of elements of a corporate job that you just cannot stand. Punching in and out, having a limited time for lunch, not being able to go on vacation when you want to, sucking it up when somebody …