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How School Ruined Your Business Skills

In a traditional education you are taught there is ONE right answer.

Remember multiple choice tests? You were told that “C” was the right answer and “A” “B” and “D” were wrong.

But what if there is a “E”, an “F” or even several hundred different possibilities?

Nope. According to school, there is always ONE right answer.

It makes grading tests a whole lot easier, plus it trains people to follow orders from bosses who...

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How to Double Your Income with this Simple Little Notebook Trick

Anytime and every time you do anything in your business, write it down.

Found a new resource? A new shortcut? A new market? Had a brilliant idea? Or even a crazy idea? Write it all down.

If you try something and it works, write it down. If it didn’t work, write that down, too.

It doesn’t matter what your niche is. The point is to keep track of everything you do in your business.

Then when something pays off big, you have three options:

  1. Follow the steps in your notebook to...
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32 Free Stock Photography Websites


Here are the best sites for free photos and images. Check out this complete list and let us know if there are others that you use and would like added to this list.


  1. All The Free Stock: Free stock images, icons, and videos.


  2. Bucketlistly: A free creative common collection of travel photos.


  3. Cupcake: A photographer’s treat by Jonas Nilsson Lee.


  4. Death to the...

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Highest Paying ClickBank Recurring Programs in the Relationship Niche

Don’t you just love programs where you make the sale once and get paid over and over again?

These are the highest paying recurring billing affiliate programs on Clickbank in the relationship niche. Even during a pandemic, relationship info is HOT and people will pay top money to discover the secrets to having and keeping a relationship. The ‘average rebill’ amounts you see below are straight from Clickbank, and I have to admit the first one knocked my socks off. $2500? WOW!...

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3 Step Profits: Watch News - Deploy Report - Make Money

Here’s a simple little case study that you can employ in almost any niche.

This gal I know writes simple little reports that are evergreen. Example topics might be:

  • How to build a sales funnel using other people’s products
  • How to build a Facebook Group of 3,000 in 60 days and earn $10,000 a month
  • How to build a simple membership site and get 25 new members every month, regardless of price

You get the picture, but again, this could work in almost any niche. The reports are...

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Mailchimp Adds New Marketing Automation Platform

In the last few years, Mailchimp has added a website builder, basic online store function, digital ad support, and analytics tools, in its attempt to become a one-stop-shop for small businesses and entrepreneurs with digital marketing.

Because of these changes, Mailchimp now gives small businesses the power to compete with more sophisticated (but potentially cost-prohibitive) marketing automation solutions.

And now Mailchimp announces a new line of tools that are artificial intelligence...

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Updating Your Ugly and Out-of-Date 404 Error Pages

A 404 Error Page is what a visitor sees (or should see) when they land on a page that is no longer there. Some links go bad over time because products get removed, or content gets deleted. Or maybe there are changes in the permalink structure, or gremlins ate the page. It can happen. It DOES happen. 

And there was a time when your 404 Error page could say anything or nothing at all.  

But it’s time to wake up because 1995 is long gone. 

If you’re still using...

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How to NEVER Feel Slimy When Selling

On or off the internet, you are always selling something to someone. 

Maybe you’re selling your parents on why they should pay for your college. 

Or you’re selling your spouse on why they should let you take that trip with your friends. 

Or you’re selling your boss on what a great employee you are, and how you should get a BIG raise starting NOW. 

We even sell little things, like getting our kids to go to bed, getting the newspaper carrier to deliver our...

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7 Dangers of Selling Products on Amazon

While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are 7 dirty tricks to watch out for if you’re selling products on Amazon: 

1: Other Amazon sellers copying your products 

Let’s say you have an online store, and you have your products on Amazon.  

Anyone can copy your photos and product descriptions and place them on Amazon under their account. 

Worse yet, when you contact Amazon to file a complaint, they will require proof and documentation for...

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3 Reasons People Won’t Buy from You

marketing tips selling Sep 21, 2020

What if your prospects aren’t buying from you? Assuming they’re seeing your offer, the reason they’re not buying is one of the following: 

1: They don’t want what you’re offering. You will never sell these people.  

Go find the people who WANT your product or find a product your people want. 

2: They literally don’t have the money or credit to buy what you’re offering. They want it, and if they had the money, they would buy...

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