Positioned To Lead

You can literally drive down the street in any town in America and see those successful businesses who became trendsetters in their niche. Some, like Starbucks, have even gone further and make it a “culture” of followers. McDonald’s speedy food service reinvented the fast food market. Like those highly successful entrepreneurs who saw a vision […]

Position Yourself To Serve Your Niche

Are you going to be the “flash in the pan” marketer who comes on strong in the beginning, but fizzles out when the going gets tough or it takes too much time to become successful? Only you can decide. The main way you’re going to realize the success you once visualized in online marketing is […]

Graduate From Newbie Status In Your Niche

Some newbie ‘net marketers get all shy when it comes to positioning themselves as leaders. They feel unqualified, or too “new” to sit there staking claim to a niche topic. But nobody is going to be inspecting your background – what they want is someone who jumps into the conversation and leads from the front, […]

Tooting Your Own Horn?

Sometimes it’s especially difficult for us to toot our own horns, or tell others how great we are. You don’t want it to come off as arrogant or conceited, but it’s important in the online marketing business for others to know what you have to offer and the experience you have in the niche. And […]

Dangerous Shortcuts

We’re all pressed for time and energy at times and cutting corners on a product or content seems tempting. Just slap it up there and hope it flies. But that may be a move you eventually regret. Your reputation is at stake here and one product disaster could ruin it for you. There are so […]

Quality Shortcuts Only

Are you one of those marketers who is always looking for the fastest, easiest way to do things? In fact, you might waste so much time trying to find a shortcut that it would have been faster to just do it the regular way! Shortcuts can be great for the harried marketer whose time and […]

Make Big Plans – Do Small Things

There’s nothing worse than someone who begs to be taught how Internet marketing works, has others show them the ropes, and then quits on the implementation of those ideas. Many new entrepreneurs come into the business looking to make huge amounts of money at first and forget about or quit planning the small goals that […]

Put Yourself On The Spot

Have you gained a reputation as a flake with your constant delays and rescheduling? When you set a firm launch date for your product, you’ll be setting yourself up to complete the preparation and meet all of the challenges involved in a successful launch. A firm date for a launch seems to be the catalyst […]

Run With The Big Dogs!

Some people get so scared of sharing the spotlight that they insulate themselves from greatness. You feel like sharing the stage with a competitor makes you look weak, like you’re not the only person who knows everything about the niche topic. When you bring in experts to boost your authority in your niche, you won’t […]

Here This Big Dog!

Don’t ever think you’re too “big” to step down to a beginner’s level to answer questions and engage with your customers and other marketers (who are also your customers). The best way to build your business is to build relationships that are going to be pleasing – both mentally and monetarily. That means being accessible […]

Spy On Affiliates in Your Niche

Spying on fellow marketers? Is that ethical? Yes, it is – and it’s perfectly acceptable to take a peek at which products other marketers are promoting – and how. By keeping abreast of others’ promotions, leaderboards in contests and who is doing the most promotions in your particular niche, you’re giving yourself more knowledge to […]

No Motion Without Promotion

One of the worst things you can do in your state of desperation is to rush things. But this happens all the time, and newbie marketers wonder why no one will promote their products for them. A good promotion plan can mean huge monetary success to your online business. The first rule of promotion planning […]