Dead Cats

Dead Cats

February 5, 2014 4 Comments on Dead Cats

… touted as something new that has just been discovered in the world of journalism, and has even been given a name by a prominent news magazine out of Boston. Having been involved in direct sales for so many years, I had to laugh when I read the article. As Solomon wrote in his famous series of notes from an old preacher, “There is nothing new under the sun.”
… What does all this have to do with dead cats? Keep reading, and I promise to tell you…

Duck Dynasty

Duck Dynasty

January 9, 2014 2 Comments on Duck Dynasty

We can actually learn quite a bit from Duck Dynasty and other, apparently dumb stuff, by examining the Duck Dynasty/Phil Robertson/A&E/GLAAD/Cracker Barrel series of events over the last month or so. Believe me, there were some big winners here, and very little lost by anyone, with the possible exception of Cracker Barrel.

Less is Better

Less is Better

January 1, 2014 9 Comments on Less is Better

One of the reasons many people in this old world are unhappy is not because they don’t have enough (though that might be true), but because they’re not satisfied with what they have. Every time they look at the person next to them, they see someone with something they want. That makes them unhappy.

Why Pay to Sell?

Why Pay to Sell?

December 11, 2013 1 Comment on Why Pay to Sell?

I mean, why should you have to pay for the privilege of making money for someone else? It doesn’t make sense to me, and yet, every day, people like you and I are actually paying money to someone in order to sell their products…

Profile Images

Profile Images

October 30, 2013 5 Comments on Profile Images

Profile images are the avatars people use to visually identify themselves on blogs, social networks, forums, communities and other member sites, where many people come to visit. How important IS your avatar?

How to Earn Trust

How to Earn Trust

October 2, 2013 6 Comments on How to Earn Trust

How often have you seen a new e-book or software program being offered as THE answer to ALL your marketing needs for “only” $397, going down to $49.95 if you close the window often enough, only to see it being given away a short time later as an incentive for some other program. Why? Because it only sells well for a while until people begin to realize they bought baloney…

Conversions

Conversions

September 18, 2013 7 Comments on Conversions

…a conversion is when a visitor to your website responds positively to your call to action. In the case of affiliates or online stores, that means they buy something from you…

Business or Hobby

Business or Hobby

August 14, 2013 8 Comments on Business or Hobby

The fact that you are here on this site reading this blog is a strong indication that you’re serious about building a successful, long-term business for yourself and your family. But remember, this IS business and any business takes time to build.

Adlandpro Traffic Exchange

Adlandpro Traffic Exchange

August 6, 2013 13 Comments on Adlandpro Traffic Exchange

In the early day of traffic exchanges, they were few in number, and really were just about the only way to get noticed online.

Google didn’t exist, online classified advertising was in its infancy, safelists didn’t exist, and spam was something you either fried or put in a sandwich with lettuce, tomato and mayo.

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