Secrets My Kids Never Told Me About Internet Marketing

Over the next little while I’m going to share 52 NEW Secrets with you. Just like the original 52 Secrets My Mom Never Told Me About Internet Marketing these new secrets consist of ideas, processes, tactics and principles that do one thing – Show You How to SELL MORE.

BASED ON THE NEXT GENERATION OF ONLINE BUYERS – Kids and Younger Adults.

When you read the above line realize that I’ve been selling online since the 90’s and I’m in my 50’s now…

If for some reason you don’t need any more money, or perhaps you have too much business already, follow the instructions at the bottom to remove yourself from future secrets.

Listen closely because I’m about to tell you the 1st secret. One of 52 that will guide you in your quest for online sales.

Each Secret is an 5-7 minute MP3 audio file that you can listen to or download. If you are a windows user and want to save the MP3 file to your hard drive, “right mouse” click and then choose save file. You are free to redistribute these files as long as they kept intact.

Conventional wisdom says email marketing is dead.  tweeting and texting are all the rage.   So should you forget about email?  That’s what I started to do as I was overwhelmed by the social media hype.

When the cash register didn’t start ringing I started to revisit what I did in the beginning and see how it could be applied to todays’ changes……

Which will be one of the next secrets….

Front Office – Back Office

This 8 minute follow up to the notion of having a “front end” and a “back end” to you business contains a simple idea that I’ve used to build a relationship with my customers. It’s like dating, you don’t ask someone to marry you on the first date! (Well at least most people don’t)

Your customer wants to know and trust you before they are ready to commit to a longer term relationship and you have to structure your business to reflect this.

Take a long term view of your business and consider, the two ends – The FRONT-END of Your business and the BACK-END of your business in this 6 minute secret.

Listen closely because I’m about to tell you the 37th secret. One of 52 that will guide you in your quest for online sales.

Blogging – It’s all the rage! I’ve just finished a brand new toolkit that explains everything you’d want to know about Blogs Find out more here!

Ever wanted to find out how to get ranked 1st on Google? I have 7 different sites with #1 rankings. Find out how I did it!

Stuck with a tiny email list? I was until I learned the secret that most marketers won’t share. Learn the list building secret.

 

The Problem With Social Media Marketing

Podcast: The Problem With Social Media Marketing

Description: Technically I’ve been at this “social media marketing” stuff for a long time.  since writing Blogging Secrets in 2005 I’ve built and torn down more blogs than I care to remember.

My latest blog is http://www.styledandstaged.com – ( one of our other businesses)

While blogging is great and the network of user generated content that has sprouted up as a result of them (what are now  Social Media Network) are a great help there is a big problem for marketers.  If you have a small business and are trying to keep up with all the content that needs to be generated you’ll love this podcast.

Listen in as I reveal a secret to successful social media marketing and a unuque service that makes blogging easy.  http://www.setupablog.com

Lazy Blog Posts

Do you want to be a lazy blogger?

You should… and here’s how.

Blogging is great for business, if you can keep it stocked with real information that is valuable to the readers you want reading/watching.  That’s the rub.  Most small business owners have great intentions but no time to actually follow through with the work the needs to get done, and thats’ exactly why you should listen to this 6 minute podcast and learn how to be a lazy blogger.

If you want a new blog all setup and ready to go with all the templates, tools and social media marketing sites plugged in and ready to go visit MySmallBiz Press and let us Setup A Blog for you.

If you are a do it yourself type just open a Managed WordPress Hosting Account

Small Business Sales Curse

A Small Business Sales Curse

Experience is always the best teacher!

This past weekend I spent some time with my daughters’ soccer team “fund raising”.  I’m betting you’ve been accosted/solicited at your neighborhood grocery store this season already!  I learned an important marketing lesson as the girls struggled to raise funds for the teams cross country trip later this summer.

Listen to today’s rant to learn why…

Is Affiliate Marketing Enough

Affiliate Marketing Pitfalls

Can you really build an online business as an affiliate marketer? Is affiliate marketing enough?

These are tough questions, and ones that MUST be answered as you either start or try to grow your online business.  So important that I put them at the very start of the Hub And Spoke marketing process.

1. Decide what type of business you want.

Today’s rant addresses a  major issue for many internet marketers, the consistent pressure to be market OTHER peoples products.  Listen in and find out what being just an affiliate isn’t a good idea.

Read moreIs Affiliate Marketing Enough

Still Having Trouble Starting

I Still Hear This Question After 14 Years Online…

How do I get started?

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Are you asking that question?  Do you know exactly what to do to get started the right way?

At a minimum you should have downloaded a copy of the MySmallBizMap and listened to  the 60 minute audio that goes with it.   If you’ve forgotten what it’s about make sure to listen to this quick 8 minute rant.

Resources:

 

Build a Business or Earn A Living?

Back-Ending and Front-Ending

While there is plenty of talk and information about online selling, internet marketing and topics like traffic, copy, conversion; one little piece is often forgotten.

You have to build a business – selling products online isn’t enough!

Take a long term view of your business and consider, the two ends – The FRONT-END of Your business and the BACK-END of your business in this 6 minute secret.

The Front End

My Audio Secrets: www.52internetmarketingsecrets.com

MySmallBiz Map: http://www.MySmallBizMap.com

Thumbidextrous Quiz: http://www.thumbidextrous.com

Individual Sales Courses: Speed Selling, Handle Any Objection, Face to Face Selling, Selling In Tough Times

Individual Marketing Courses: Get Ranked 1st On Google, Twitter Traffic Secrets, Blogging Secrets, Build My List, WordPress Mastery, Joint Venture Traffic,

The Backend

  • http://www.FullContactMail.com
  • http://www.MySmallBizShow.com
  • http://www.fullcontactpress.com
  • http://www.MySmallBizTracking.com

Upcoming Backend Sites

This weeks secret recaps the Google story and adds another piece of the puzzle to getting all the traffic you need to win online.

Listen closely because I’m about to tell you the 36th secret. One of 52 that will guide you in your quest for online sales.

Each Secret is an small MP3 audio file that you can listen to while you are connected to the internet.

Blogging – It’s all the rage! I’ve just finished a brand new toolkit that explains everything you’d want to know about Blogs Find out more here!

Ever wanted to find out how to get ranked 1st on Google? I have 7 different sites with #1 rankings. Find out how I did it!

Stuck with a tiny email list? I was until I learned the secret that most marketers won’t share. Learn the list building secret.

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