Position Yourself

Hot Off the Press

I’m struggling to create one-of-a kind internet business, something a real “doozy “, one would resolved pressing challenges about online entrepreneur problems. I’ve gone through a lot of sites, reading a lot of newsletters, advertisements, had high hopes for new ideas, but it was all flash in the pan, issues were all redundant, nothing fresh and you guys throw a lot of sound ideas at me which made me a bit confusing.

I believe everyone would agree and we’re on the same page that social marketing has conquered part of the world, at least the internet world. And we’re on the same boat to say that internet has a lot of opportunities to offer. When you hear someone is generating a thousand of dollars on the internet, working only a few hours...it’s really tempting to jump in the bandwagon, so the question are HWW. (How, where and why)

In a few days, I’ll have my own domain courtesy of my son, a SEO professional. I would like to start with some proven methods and techniques which I believe I am in the right direction, at least my initial leap. I believe and trust in all your advices. Thanks for sharing with me your medium, social marketing programs, the ins and outs of internet marketing.

My remarkable preparation is supported by professionals and experts in the internet entrepreneurs to give my best and know the ropes to the technical sides of internet marketing. I know this is not easy, even Rome was not built in one day but without a doubt, I know I’ll be heading an extra mile.

Now I am setting up my computer, and start to outsource all technical tasks and get ready to turn my time to build a customer and reap the profits!!!!

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

I'm feeling incredibly inspired the whole week with blogging, I've got lot of things in my mind I wanted to share. Tomorrow, I'm taking a day off, my internet to rest and hope everyone would have a wonderful weekend...

I Know I Need To Be In Google

Promoting a stage of your business by way of social networking websites means to link up with other affiliates of the network, reactions, and commentary notes and to make known as a knowledgeable in the subject.

There is FaceBok, MySpace, Google, Reddit, Twitter and countless others help you amp your traffic, increasing the numbers to link to your site. The question is “but if you’re not generating revenues at all” did you figured it out “why”.
There are lots of things to consider in marketing, site layout, etc. which is effortless, a trouble free to fix. Social Networking sites have provided us a way to market a business or product by setting up banner ads on the sites themselves. Sad to say, it’s not as easy as a pie to possibly expect.
Before taking a leap, test different networking sites if they would be effective in marketing. Try to open account and see how they run their program. Make a research on their platform of advertising.

Here’s the way I see it...

1. Google approval to get posted on any sites is quick. There’s no waiting time and ads are reviewed on the dot.
2. Google is user- friendly the reason they became the leader in PPC advertising.
TEST multiple marketing platforms. Still, it’s your choice. FaceBook reportedly facing up a glitch issues, and in my opinion they need a huge overhauling to be given a another bite of the cherry. The bottom line is you will never get the results that Google Adwords provides.

FACEBOOK, a discreditable issue on privacy perspective.

Facebook, ranked as one of the most visited website, reportedly, a discreditable set up was spread out about Facebook users privacy malfunction. Loads of personal messages received by hundreds users of the social-networking service that were not intended for them. Spot on messages ranging from ordinary to confidential overflowed inbox of some users.

It’s evident that Facebook is lacked of certain safeguards to prevent unauthorized access of users. In another news, Facebook reported taking a new step towards opening up parts of its site to outsiders by introducing a broad revision of its users' privacy settings. However, Facebook execution of the new settings wheedled out swift critiques from users to exposed undisclosed information. It is clear that many Facebook users were deceptive on their privacy and settings boost further anomalies. The expectation of the users Facebook to look into the problem immediately and respond to specific questions about the glitch..

Why I'm Not Ashamed Of My Failures

Ohhhhhh....so much to say..one..two..three...a lot in achieving what I really wanted to be. But I don't meddle with the past.. what is more important is today and the future. I look forward to what is better now. From my failures I learn to be a much better person, analyzing my mistakes, it's a learning experience that I went through.

Now, let me share with you what the expert says about Failures...Why He's not ashamed of his failures, after all?

Why I'm Not Ashamed of My Failures

By Michael Masterson
I've had plenty of failures in my life -- in business, in sports, in achieving my goals. But I don't spend much time ruing my failures. I may think about them for a day or two, analyzing what I did wrong. But afterward, I hardly think of them at all. And if I do, I don't feel badly about them. They seem like interesting experiences that happened to someone else -- the person I was before I made the mistake. If anything, they amuse me. They really do.

I'm proud of my successes. And I'm ashamed of my personal failings -- e.g., my tendency to do something every year at a big Christmas party that I regret the next day. But I am not ashamed of my failures.

There is a difference between failures and failings. A failure is falling short of a goal you set. A failing is falling short of a standard you set for your behavior.

Overall, this attitude serves me well.

The shame I feel when I betray my dignity is constructive. It helps me elevate my behavior in the future.

The pride I feel in my accomplishments motivates me. I don't dwell on them. I try not to brag about them. I use them to tell myself, when challenged, "You've done this before. You can do it again."

The amusement I feel when I think about (or am reminded of) past failures is good too. It keeps my ego in check. And it makes it easy for me to try again.

If you want to accomplish great things in your life, you must be willing to set goals that are big enough and new enough to change your business, social, cultural, or personal environment. But since they are big and new, you run the risk of failure. By taking pride in your accomplishments and being amused by your failures, you will always be motivated to do more. And your mind will be clear to focus on the hardest thing: not making a fool of yourself at the next Christmas party.

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Seduction Marketing

By Roy Furr

Picture this…

You’re out with friends. Single and looking, you lock eyes with a woman whose glance stops your breath. Excited, you take a second look. Your face flushes and your knees wobble. You feel 16 again.

Yet you’re smart enough to know one thing. If the first words out of your mouth have anything to do with what you’re thinking right now, you’re more likely to go home with a black eye than with her.

To have a shot, you need a different approach. You introduce yourself. Establish common interests. Reveal a little something about yourself. Listen as she does the same. Until she’s starting to show signs that she’s into you, too.

Only then, do you ask…

The same is true in marketing — especially online.

You can quickly turn a prospect off — and lose them forever — by asking for the sale too soon.

How to seduce your customers

This article is about what to do, not how to do it. Strategy, not specific tactics. We’re not dealing with marketing “pick-up lines” here. This is a specific approach you can take called Multi-Step Marketing.

The idea behind Multi-Step Marketing is that, instead of asking for the sale immediately, you ask prospects to begin a friendly relationship with you.

You ask them to take a small, no-obligation step. And that step is to give you permission to contact them again. They give you their contact information in exchange for some valuable information. A free special report or mini-course. You deliver that valuable information as promised.

Then you continue to deliver valuable information over a period of days, weeks, or months. You build the relationship until they’re ready to take that next step. Until they’re ready to commit.

Until they’re ready to buy!

Why seduction marketing works so well

Before I got into marketing, I learned everything I could about psychology. I’ve always been fascinated by how our minds work.

Multi-Step Marketing is a great example of this. You see, in the deepest recesses of our minds, there are powerful instincts that drive our thoughts and behavior. Instincts that helped our ancestors survive. Instincts that, when we encounter something new, say, “Don’t trust that until you’re sure it won’t hurt you.”

Those same instincts fire off when we’re approached by a stranger. Those same instincts fire off when a new person or company tries to sell us something. Those are the same instincts that we, as marketers, need to overcome if we want to make the sale. And Multi-Step Marketing helps us do just that.

Seduction marketing in action

A bit back, I was thinking I could publish an information product based on my hobby of playing ice hockey. As I looked into the market, I brainstormed how Multi-Step Marketing would work in this business:

First, none of my banner ads, Google ads, or any other ways of driving traffic to my website would actually sell my product (a hockey skills-building system). Instead, they’d offer free information, such as “Hockey Players: Free Report Reveals #1 Way to Improve Puck-Handling” or “Hockey Speed Secrets: Free Report Will Boost Your Skating Speed in 3 Days.”
Once a prospect clicked through to my website, the page they’d land on — the “landing page” — would not sell anything either. Instead, it would build on the promise of free information. It would also give them a way to get the free information — a form for providing me with their name and e-mail address. (A service like Aweber at www.aweber.com has copy-paste tools for adding these forms to your website.)
As soon as they submitted their name and e-mail address, I’d send them an e-mail fulfilling the promise of free information. It would give them download instructions for the report.
I’d set up an autoresponder series, continuing to give valuable information related to my skills-building system. While I could refer to my product, and even link to the sales page, the primary focus of these e-mails would be to continue to give real value to the prospect.
Finally, after giving away enough good information to establish trust and credibility, I could start sending e-mails selling my system.
One area where seduction marketing generates notably large profits

Multi-Step Marketing works particularly well in self-publishing. And I like the self-publishing industry for a number of reasons. A self-publishing business is easy to start, has low expenses and high profit margins, can leverage your passions and experiences into significant income, and can give you the lifestyle you dream of.

The Multi-Step Marketing approach makes it easy to grow your own self-publishing business — in your spare time or as a full-time gig — quickly and affordably, without having to be a marketing genius.

If you’ve started a self-publishing business — or are considering starting one — try it. See how Multi-Step Marketing can help you generate more profits quicker.

[Ed. Note: This article was adapted from one that appeared in Spare-Time Biz Success, an e-letter covering business opportunities that you can start in your spare time to generate a couple of hundred to a couple of thousand dollars in extra monthly income. If you're looking for a complete roadmap to starting your own self-publishing business, check out Self Publishing: Your Complete Business Plan for Creating a Life Without Borders.]

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"Make a decision to be successful right now. Most people never decide to be wealthy and that is why they retire poor."

Brian Tracy

I want to share with you that you won't see anywhere else, "Michael Masterson Journal" focusing about Financial Independence. Times now are sometimes a hit-or-miss, market goes up and down, when we hear something one is making good in internet marketing earning hundreds or thousands of money, it's tempting to jump on the bandwagon, but let me share before you take a leap.. Find out all about the secrets to being a true free of money worries, in his book of "Automatic Wealth, here's what he said about this "trap".

Springing Yourself From the Trap of Financial Dependence

Are you a doctor, lawyer, or other professional? How about a salaried employee?

If so, you're in a trap. And you'll never get out unless you listen to me today.

In my book Automatic Wealth, I talked about this "trap." Here's what I said...

"At the end of the day, you are charging for your time. And if you want to make more money, there are only two ways to do it:

1. "Charge more per hour.

2. "Work more hours (though there are only so many hours you can work and still have a life)."

Professionals and top executives, you may be surprised to know, don't make as much money as you'd think from watching television.

As they improve their skills, they earn more for every hour they work. Eventually, they might even earn one or two million dollars a year. To earn that money, they have to work hard. Often that means 10- to 14-hour workdays.

But when you own your own Internet business, your income isn't dependent on the number of hours you work. You can make money when you are on vacation. You can make money when you are sick. You can make money when you are sleeping.

All you have to do is get the thing going and then hire a few superstar employees to do the work for you. You pay them a good salary, and take the profits as they come.

If you are being paid by the hour right now, you know exactly what I mean. You may be earning good money, but it's hard to enjoy your success because you are always up to your eyeballs in work.

Retiring is an option. But when you retire, you lose your active income. That's not good. I know. I tried it for 18 months. I was rich and retired and happy to write poetry and paint bad paintings. But I was always worried that I would run out of money or that one of my investments would tank. That is not financial independence. I promised myself that I would never fall into that trap again.

Financial Independence

I'm a big believer in financial independence. (I'm a big believer in every sort of independence, including emotional and personal independence too -- but that's a subject for another day.)

Being financially independent means exactly what it says: You are not dependent on anyone or anything to pay your bills.

How much you make has nothing to do with financial independence. I know plenty of doctors and lawyers who make high six-figure incomes but are deeply in debt and always worried about their future.

Having a million dollars in the bank doesn't give you financial independence either. Given the interest rates you can get on a bank account these days, a million dollars is barely enough to feed and house a dog.

And having a substantial real estate or stock market portfolio doesn't necessarily make you financially independent. If you need to make, say, 6 or 8 percent on your money to pay your bills, you are not going to feel comfortable. You are going to go to bed each night worrying about the market.

So What Is the Secret?

The secret to being truly free of money worries is to have multiple streams of income, each one of them enough for you to live on.

That way, if one stream dries up completely you still have another or even another to fall back on.

Here's what I said about that in Automatic Wealth...

"Natural moneymakers make most of their money by practicing a single skill within the context of a single industry. Don't be fooled by financial gurus who tell you otherwise. But they eventually develop many streams of income.

"Many master wealth builders I know enjoy a dozen sources of income. Some are modest, some amazing. That's the great thing about creating cash flow. Although you never know what will happen with any individual income source, if you get enough of them started, one will turn into a river."

Develop Clarity of Mind and Wealth Building Will Be Easy

The day after I decided to get rich (which I've written about many times in ETR and in my books), I woke up a much smarter guy.

I no longer believed I could slowly work myself up the corporate ladder. Or that having a hundred thousand dollars in the bank would give me peace of mind.

I was no longer willing to trust anyone with my financial well-being -- not my stockbroker, not my bond broker, not the pundits I was reading or my friends or family members who had "advice" for me.

Most of all, I wasn't willing to trust the company I worked for to guarantee me a lifetime of income.

Before I made wealth building my number-one priority, I was chasing after so many goals that I was confused and vulnerable to all sorts of self-delusions and bad advice.

I can tell you stories about the foolish decisions I made:

The townhouse I bought in the wrong Washington, DC neighborhood with a negatively amortizing mortgage
The "beautiful" 1955 Ford Thunderbird I bought for $15,000 that eventually cost me twice that much in repairs and improvements
The small fortune I invested and lost in a furniture business before I knew anything about selling furniture
But once I prioritized my goals, it was no longer possible to make bad decisions like those. I had developed an instant and permanent instinct about wealth building that has never left me.

You can do it too.

And you will never again be confused about financial decisions. When you face a challenge or problem, the answer will be clearly and boldly evident. It will be impossible to ignore it. After that, growing wealthy will become relatively automatic -- as it is for me now.

The Eight Rules for Financial Independence

When I decided to become rich, I began to keep a journal of thoughts I had about making money, losing money, and building wealth.

One chapter of that journal had to do with financial independence. And the eight rules I came up with then are the same rules I follow today:

1. You can't truly trust anybody but yourself with your money.

2. The harder someone tries to convince you to trust him, the less you should.

3. However good a track record someone has, never believe that he/she can't suddenly start your losing money. In fact, if you are like me, the moment you invest will be the moment his/her track record starts falling apart.

4. All markets rise and fall. Don't ever believe anyone who assures you that they can predict the future.

5. If you don't learn to spend less than you make, you will never have peace of mind.

6. Most of what you buy when your income is above $100,000 is discretionary. Don't' fool yourself into thinking you need a big house or a fancy car.

7. In making financial projections for yourself or a business, always create three scenarios: one that shows what things will look like if everything goes as hoped; one that shows what will happen if things are mediocre; and one that shows what will happen if things fall apart.

8. Know that the third scenario is optimistic.

Add these up, and you will come to one inevitable conclusion:

The only way to be truly financially independent is to have multiple streams of income, each one of them sufficient to pay for the lifestyle you want to live.

When I began to develop multiple streams of income, I did it the "chicken entrepreneurship" way. I started out small and built slowly. I never took large risks. And I never gave up my day job.

These are the income streams I have today:

A local rental real estate portfolio

An international rental real estate portfolio

An interest in a half-dozen companies

My consulting income

My income from bonds

My income from dividend stocks

Each of these streams is greater than the amount of money I spend every year. So if five of them suddenly disappeared, I would still have enough income to live on without diminishing my lifestyle.

And to back that up, I have a stash of hard assets that I could live on for the rest of my life.

That is a lot of financial security. I don't know anyone else who has that much. Maybe it's a reflection of how deeply untrusting I am. Or maybe it means I'm simply more independent than most of the people I know.

You don't have to emulate my plan. But if you want financial independence, you should think about having more than one or even two streams of income.

This gets us to 5 Days in July, Early to Rise's Internet business building conference.

Many ETR readers are interested in getting into Internet marketing. But most of them have not actually started a business. They are planning and reading and hoping and dreaming. But they are not getting started.

When I meet them at ETR's wealth-building bootcamps and ask them what is holding them back, they come up with a variety of reasons:

I don't know enough yet.

I haven't picked a product to sell.

I don't understand direct marketing well enough.

I don't understand the Internet well enough.

I'm waiting till (fill in the blank).

And that's why the Early to Rise team has taken conferences to a new level: After just five days with them this July you'll leave their event with a fully-functioning Internet business.

It may seem like an impossible idea, but it's been done for the past four years in a row.

Richard Mix came away from the event four years ago with the foundation for his first web business (selling designer dog "accessories"). Today he makes $5,000 to $10,000 a month from his online ventures, which now also include offering website development services to other aspiring entrepreneurs. "The ETR conference gave me everything I needed to get going in my own venture. All I had to provide was the nerve and the desire to make the leap," says Richard.

Julie Broad quit her job and started working on her Internet business (revnyou.com) full time after learning the same techniques and skills as taught at 5 Days. She made $500 in January of last year. In March, she made $5,000. "Pretty much everything I am doing today is a result of something I read, heard, or saw during ETR conferences," explains Julie.

Sharon O'Day, a total Internet newbie, came to the conference three years ago to learn how to market to her niche, Baby Boomer nearing retirement. And now her site, plan-b-retirement.com, is a go-to resource. Says Sharon, "I learned the simple-to-use website software, how to design my site, SEO, copywriting and list building. And that's just scratching the surface. I truly left as a near-expert Internet marketer!"

At the Five Days in July Conference the Early to Rise team doesn't hand you a website and products... they help you make your own business to your own specifications. They don't quite hold your hand – but it's close.

You learn direct marketing fundamentals, market research, product creation, copywriting, search engine optimization... in short, everything you need to know to get your business off the ground and on the road to replacing, and then shortly, well exceeding your current income.

And you don't need any previous experience or expertise in business, marketing, or technology. It's totally geared to the beginner.

If what I've said about financial independence makes sense to you and you would like to develop a second stream of income, sign up here. ETR will be sending out updates regularly in the months and weeks leading up to the conference in July. You will also get first "dibs" on a spot at 5 Days and the opportunity to get in at the lowest price.

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Cloud Crowd

Dear Readers,

Great! it's the first things that comes to my mind. I am really impressed with the new application I discovered from fb, "CloudCrowd". It's a real genius, superb outsourcing, earning money while you are online. CloudCrowd is an application on Facebook. Sign up for an account, go to the CloudCrowd application and sign up. You can begin working on available tasks immediately.


Before I become a member, I review the product and from there I know their programs can do and work...but of course if you have the time and resources to devote to them.

However, if you are just want a simple little system to make you spare-time cash, these programs aren't for you.

Need work done?

Get large projects completed quickly, and on-demand.
Easier to manage, and less costly than typical outsourcing.
Worker credibility scores ensure quality results.
Ready to work?

Earn money when you complete tasks online.
Work where you want, when you want.
Work today, get paid the next business day.*

*Work approved by 5:00PM Pacific Time will be paid by midnight of the next business day.

That's exactly why I created my new task: to keep busy, and me a chance to be a part of the Internet marketing success, without taking huge risks ... or learning lots of complicated technical stuff ... or spending loads of time and money.

I created my program for myself by CLOUDCROWD, and I am I happy I did!

So..let's get down to business!!!!

Are You Wasting Your Time With FaceBook, LinkedIn, and Twitter?

This is really a big question to me. I spend too much time with Facebook, chat, visiting a website, well, for the last few I spent so much time playing addictive games like cafeworld, farmville and yoville, well, let's see what David Riklan would say about this... Is facebook and other social media is a waste of time?

Social media is like teen sex. Everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how."

Avinash Kaushik

Are You Wasting Your Time With FaceBook, LinkedIn, and Twitter?

By David Riklan

Everywhere I turn, I hear about how fantastic social media is. People tell me they are spending six hours a day on Facebook. They are responding to Twitter tweets all day and all night.

Facebook’s 350 million users collectively spend more than 8 billion minutes on the site each day. That’s amazing.

Many of these people think that social media will help them grow their businesses. They expect to make tons of money by using Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as marketing tools.

But the truth is that the vast majority of people are NOT making money with social media and are just wasting their time.

That leaves a very big question. What are they doing wrong?

To get you on the path of profitable social media use, I have identified the top six ways businesspeople are wasting their time with social media. For each time waster, I have included some ways to fix it immediately.

Here they are:


Many people think that being on social media is, in itself, a business model. They just go out and start building a following. That’s a good thing — but you still need a separate, comprehensive business model. And you need to know how you are going to make money with it.


Identify the exact product or service you want to sell through social media.
Define, in detail, your target audience. Who is your ideal customer?
Develop a system to close sales on the phone, on the Web, or face to face.

Another mistake people make is that they don’t have a strategy for using social media to achieve specific business goals.


Identify your top three goals with social media (i.e., to generate leads, to find partners, to solidify current business relationships).
Identify time frames for achieving these goals.

Another mistake is using the wrong tool. Some businesses work better on LinkedIn, some are better on Facebook, and some are better on Twitter.


Get familiar with all of the major social media websites.
Contact your customers or prospects and ask them which one of these websites they visit most frequently.

Yet another mistake: Social media abuse. You are making too many posts, sending too many messages, and ignoring standard social networking etiquette. You need to know the rules, and you need to follow them.


Learn the rules of the particular site you are on. For example, Facebook can ban you for posting unauthorized commercial communications.
Learn the limitations of the site you are on. For example, Twitter limits the number of direct messages you can send to 250 a day.

The next mistake is something I call social media fatigue. You are spending too much time on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn — not all of it business-related. And you get burned out.


Put a time limit on your daily social media activities.
Limit most of that time to activities that could generate business for you.

Are you failing to measure the results of your marketing efforts on social media websites? If so, you don’t know what’s working.


Set very specific measurable goals. For example, you might want to get five new prospects a week and turn one of them into a new customer.
Start measuring your results — and keep refining your strategy until you get it right.
One of the best examples of an individual who profited from social media is Gary Vaynerchuk, the star of Wine Library TV. Gary effectively leveraged the power of social media to explode the profits of his family’s wine business. He developed a Twitter following of more than 800,000 people and used his following, his blog, and his videos to skyrocket the business from $4 million a year to $60 million year in only five years.

Gary Vaynerchuk clearly focused on the right ways to grow his business with social media and avoided the top six social media time wasters.

If you keep these time wasters in mind while developing your social media strategy, you’ll be on your way to repeating his success.

[Ed. Note: David Riklan is the president and founder of Self Improvement Online, Inc., a leading provider of self-improvement and personal growth information on the Internet. His company, founded in 1998, operates one of the top self-improvement websites, http://www.selfgrowth.com, getting over 1 million visitors a month.

David's company also publishes e-mail newsletters that reach over 950,000 weekly subscribers on the topics of self-improvement, natural health, personal growth, relationships, home business, sales skills, and brain improvement. He is the creator of Social Media University and has a personal network of over 100,000 people through Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.]

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