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I had a passionate conversation with my cousin over this idea of "Internet Marketing". He asked as many questions as I can answer accordingly.
One significant question he asked is about how to compete with 'so many people and websites' in this business. This is the first time I'm ever asked such a question since I started out, so I did my best to answer...and my answer must have so impressed his father who overheard it that he said, "Yes yes, this is also exactly what I told my…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:20am — No Comments
One of the biggest issues any business would face is its unique position in the market. If you've not got a unique position, then you'll find that you've got nowhere to "stand out" of the crowd throughout your promotion.
USPs were originally defined around the 40s as a position a company took to make them stand out from their competitors and make the customers of said competitors switch to them. It works as an understandable and tangible reason for people to buy your product, over…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:19am — No Comments
It is imperative you must know about this sooner or later. If you are into e-zine publishing right now, this set of criteria will significantly enable you to tweak your layout and presentation to suit your subscribers' taste in general. It's brief but better than nothing.
Newsletter readers like:
Content telling how to make money/save time
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:17am — No Comments
Not strategies or techniques, but business models in a more general sense. To give you an idea:
1. Affiliate type website.
2. Content website with Adsense.
3. Affiliate type + Adsense.
4. Your own product - membership site.
5. Your own product - ebook.
6. JV deals.
7. Your own product - software.
8. Directory type site.
9. Online newsletter.
10. Promote affiliate products using AdWords.
Bonus. Sell on Ebay + your own site.
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:15am — No Comments
Running your own free newsletter or e-zine can bring massive benefits to your website and profits. Did you know that newsletters are one of the most important components for you to drive traffic to your website and build your online business?
The popularity of newsletters is based on the thirst for information by information-hungry Internet surfers. The main reason people are online is because they want and need information and that is exactly what newsletters…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:14am — No Comments
Do you recall the classic statement, "the only constant is change"? It is an ever-present phenomenon, and by comprehension at the level of man's intelligence, a tricky one, because change is in constant clash with timeless principles, which by evidence of established patterns, do not change.
The winner is the one who knows how to maintain and manage the balance between change and timed, principle-based progress on a daily basis, which all boils down to the little decision-making…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:12am — No Comments
If you've reached the point of exhaustion trying to keep up with answering the mountain of e-mails that threatens to bury you alive every single day, you're ready to learn about autoresponders.
The bad news is that people expect prompt replies to their e-mail inquiries. However, unless you can figure out how to work continual 24-hour shifts, or hire enough people to constantly monitor incoming e-mails (while they're eating up your revenue), you have a problem. The good news is an…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:11am — No Comments
"To go from that legal type of setting to the basketball court in one day requires amazing concentration," Lakers forward Rick Fox said. "And Kobe is not only doing it, but he's growing as a player at the same time—if that's possible."
Back when Kobe was fighting against a charge of felony sexual assault in 2003, at the time of the report by Sports Illustrated, Kobe averaged 25.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 7.5 assists since the All-Stars break, each number pushing the limits of his…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:09am — No Comments
In the world of 21st century, it is no longer surprising to find that most business had already establishes a web presence to support their brick-and-mortar businesses. There are many advantages of establishing a web presence on the Internet such as selling globally to prospective customers and disseminating information to the public.
Most business owners would have already understood the importance of a web presence to their businesses. What most of them had failed to understand is…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:07am — No Comments
In English idiom, "2 left feet" refers to an inept dancer and generally, a clumsy person. Putting this meaning aside, I wish I had 2 left feet so that I don't have to worry whether to go left or right, so I'll just stick to left and let Life happens as it always does, and if I walk left long enough, maybe enough people will start to question, "Does this guy ever turn right?"
Regardless of what 'success' means to you, for everyone reading this, it is a plus, not a minus. Success is a…
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments
What did Napoleon Hill say? "Whatever the mind of Man can conceive and believe, it can achieve." A biblical verse inspires young men to dream dreams and old men to see visions for almost 2000 years. Even a Buddhist saying is quoted, "If you want to know your past life, look into your present condition; if you want to know your future life, look at your present actions."
So what happened to your dream lately? If it's STILL a dream, something is amiss, right?
Added by Nelson Tan on June 1, 2012 at 7:02am — No Comments