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Why Your Story Telling Might be Ruining Your Business

This is mainly for marketers in the “make money online” niche, although it also crosses over to other niches.

Over and over, they tell us to “tell our story” so that our audience can relate to us. After all, if we can go from being poor to being rich, we can teach our customers to do the same, right?

“I was $500,000 in debt, sleeping on my brother-in-law’s couch and driving a 1971 Chevy Vega that was missing the steering wheel. After I had tried everything...

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50 Cent’s Secrets to Triumphing Over Ruthless Business People

50 Cent is a rap superstar turned media mogul and entrepreneur. He’s also the guy who survived getting shot 9 times (9 TIMES!) in 2000.

And he’s got something to tell you about how to succeed in the world of business, a place he finds is more ruthless than the streets of Queens, New York in the ’80s.

You can read the entire article in Entrepreneur, but I want to make sure you do not miss #2 because this has made a huge difference in my life and the lives of every successful...

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10 Fresh Ideas for Your Next Joint Venture

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10 Fresh Ideas for Your Next Joint Venture
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When some people think of a joint venture, they immediately think of two marketers co-endorsing each other’s products, often for a cut of the profits. In other words, glorified affiliates.

Sure, that’s one way to partner up for mutual benefits with others in your niche. But there are so many other ways to do it that you’ll miss out on traffic, subscribers, and customers if you don’t implement some of the following ideas.

Let’s start with the familiar one…

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Marketing Persuasion 2.0

5 MORE Scientifically Proven Ways to Sell More Stuff with Less Effort

Last month I gave you ten ways to be more persuasive and sell more stuff.

This month we continue the series with five more ways to persuade your prospects to become your customers, including a method for completely changing a person's mind, which is not always an easy thing to do.

And you can use these methods in your personal life, too. Want to convince your kid to do his chores without protesting or your spouse to agree...

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7 Free Traffic Strategies that Convert

Maybe you're just starting, and you don't have money to pay for traffic. What can you do to get eyeballs on your offers and start making sales as quickly as possible without paying money upfront?

Here are seven methods that are proven to work. Choose whichever one makes the most sense for you, get started, and within days you can begin making sales.

1: Do Expert Roundups.

Ask a bunch of experts the same question and put all of their answers into an expert roundup article. This can be any and...

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What’s the Difference Between a Logo and a Brand - Seth Godin

Ask a consumer what's the difference between a logo and brand, and they'll probably guess they're the same thing.

Ask a marketer the same question, and the answers will vary wildly. Frankly, I don't think most marketers know the difference, and I'm not criticizing. There was a time when I had no clue, either, because unless someone breaks it down for you – not with some B.S. marketing-ese taught in school but with a real-world answer – it's confusing.

And so, I turned to a video...

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The Ghost Town that Fell into the Sea

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"The Ghost Town that Fell into the Sea"

And... the best way to destroy your business disregarding the facts.

In the past, within Oregon, USA, there was a town known as Bayocean which was situated right near the Pacific Ocean.

In 1906, the real estate developer T.B. Potter laid out the town of his dreams on a sandy peninsula. Potter sold 1600 lots and constructed a hotel, a dance hall Post office, shops, and a swimming pool for the people who lived there.

There were no roads that led to...

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Case Study: Make Money No Matter WHAT The Market Does

This one is clever and a bit sinister, and frankly, maybe I shouldn’t love it, but I do.

The gal who does this specializes in the stock market, but this will work in any financial market. Think Bitcoin and all the other cryptocurrencies, every stock market, commodities market, gold and silver, rare coins… anything that people invest in making money.

Here’s what Jill did…

She bought several books on the stock market. These were current books that were published within...

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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Sell More Stuff with Less Effort

It’s the ultimate marketing dream: Press a button, send an email, and money comes pouring into your bank account.

But before that can happen, a lot of work needs to go into things like finding or creating the right products for the right audience, finding that audience, and then convincing them they want to buy what you want to sell.

Which is where we jump in today – how do you convince people to buy? How can persuasiveness become second nature to you so that no matter what you do...

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Dan Kennedy Lesson on Wealth Creation

The esteemed marketing instructor Dan Kenney tells the story of an entrepreneur who hired him to look over his entire business with new eyes and figure out why the business wasn’t earning its full potential.

Dan observed the entire operation and analyzed everything. He looked at the business from top to bottom and paid special attention to each of the five employees.

Then Dan sat down with the client and gave him his verdict: Fire the office manager, the person who had been with the...

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