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As marketers, we like to talk about all the good stuff while hoping prospects don’t think about or see the ‘bad’ stuff.

You know… things like cost, problems, competition and lousy reviews.

And yet, if we get up the guts to have these conversations with our prospects, we get to take control of the situation, and more often than not we can make sales that otherwise never would have happened.

Lousy Reviews: Let’s say your prospect is on the verge of buying but still has a little bit of hesitation. …


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When attempting to achieve success in Internet marketing, one of the most important factors that will help to determine whether you are successful or not comes down to how good of a list you are building. “What’s that?” you ask. “I have to build a list?”

The answer is, “yes,” you must build your own list in order to truly be successful and profitable online. To not build a list is essentially Internet marketing suicide because you have little to no chance of earning the sustainable profits that are needed in order to quit your 9–5 job and enable you to live the Internet marketing lifestyle that you have heard much about. …


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Getting traffic isn’t rocket science; it’s actually pretty easy when you know a few of the best tricks pro-bloggers use every day to get more traffic to their blogs. Here are five of those tricks:

#1. Create a-not-so-secret inner circle of your best buddies.

  • Put together a list of your very best and most influential readers. These are the ones who regularly interact with you or post replies to your posts, share your posts with their followers, send you articles, buy your products and so forth.
  • Put these folks on your special inner circle list, and email them to let them know of their newly attained status. Let them know the benefits — they’ll get to see your posts before the general public and they’ll be apprised of any new offerings, updates, and ideas before anyone else. …

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Imagine, for one second, that you own a store in downtown L.A.

It doesn’t matter what you’re selling, whether it be clothes, appliances, gadgets, or some other necessities.

Wouldn’t it be better for business if many people are coming to your store? Wouldn’t it be a sign of a bustling enterprise if your aisles are filled with countless potential customers sifting through your products, contemplating whether they should purchase them? Wouldn’t you have a better chance of making a profit if more people passed through your entrance door?

It doesn’t matter if all of them eventually decide to buy something from your shop or not. What matters is that the more people who visit your store, the higher the chances you’ll have that your products will be bought. …


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Blogging is looked at by many to be a type of craft and one that has to be properly cultivated. While this perspective has a component of fact to it, don’t be inhibited. Anybody can discover how to blog in an efficient, helpful, and enjoyable way. Have a look at some useful tips in this article to get you on your way to becoming a master blogger.

Keep your anxiety level to a minimum. If you are stressed, you will not be able to write very well. Concepts will not come quickly, as your mind will certainly be on what you are stressed about. …


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  1. When writing a speech or video script, first come up with two to five main points. What things absolutely must be said to and for your audience
  2. Think of it as a conversation, not as a speech or presentation.
  3. Prepare in a way that makes you most comfortable. If you’re comfortable, you will come across being confident as well.
  4. Don’t worry about individual words. It’s not about being perfect.
  5. For many presenters, it works best to memorize the speech, but when actually presenting, to go with the flow. Have notes on hand. Refer to them if needed. At home, practice the speech without notes from memory. As with an actor learning his lines, the speech becomes natural-sounding even though it’s memorized. …

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Wikipedia

There were then and still are plenty of guys who can escape handcuffs and locks. But there was and will always be only one Houdini. He took self-promotion and the publicity stunt to an entirely new level.

Houdini began his magic career in 1891. At the outset, he had little success. He performed in dime museums and sideshows and even doubled as “The Wild Man” at a circus. Houdini focused initially on traditional card tricks. At one point, he billed himself as the “King of Cards”. But he soon began experimenting with the escape act.

Houdini’s “big break” came in 1899 when he met manager Martin Beck in rural Woodstock, Illinois. Impressed by Houdini’s handcuffs act, Beck advised him to concentrate on escape acts and booked him on the Orpheum vaudeville circuit. Within months, he was performing at the top vaudeville houses in the country. In 1900, Beck arranged for Houdini to tour Europe. …


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What is “cosmic feeling”?

Jeffrey Grupp spends an entire book answering that question. That’s a good thing because, quite frankly, this is not an easy concept to grasp. Were it not for Grupp’s obvious intelligence, practical experience, and passionate sincerity, I might think he was just another “law of attraction” copycat.

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Telementation” by Jeffrey Grupp

From the description of the book at Amazon.com

Telementation is an ancient meditative art form, the true nature of our deep inner self, and the most productive way to carry out the law of attraction, Christian mysticism, or Zen Buddhism. It is virtually unknown to modern people, but has been recognized by shamans, Zen Buddhists, mystics, and philosophers as the ultimate power in the universe, which is possessed by everyone. …


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The outsourcing model is not just another Internet pipe dream. The top profiteers using this model are making millions yet working 20 hours a week or less.

I personally have completed over 360 projects at freelancer.com and received 250 5-star reviews. Hence in this article, I am speaking from experience.

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Thanks to the global reach of the Internet, time management and productivity can now be enhanced by utilizing international workers.

Web sites like Fiverr.com, Freelancer.com, Upwork.com, Guru.com, and more have made cheap outsourcing quick and convenient. This simple step for multiplying your efforts, however, is more properly called “out-tasking.”

You have a task that you don’t want to do and you assign it to somebody else. They do it. They get paid and you get paid, only you get paid more for the final result. The expected outcome is a good profit for you. …


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Eugene Schwartz, a nearly forgotten marketing master’s message but immortal in the copywriting world is recognized as the “godfather of the 15-hour workweek.” In this article, you will learn how to apply his productivity method.

In his day, Schwartz was a top mail-order copywriter and direct mail expert. He made millions long before the Internet was born. But what is even more impressive is that he did it working only 3 hours a day!

Since he worked five days a week, strictly speaking, Schwartz is the inventor of the “15-hour workweek.” …

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LL.B., MSc, Writer, Success Coach — https://JohnDelavera.com

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