A Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Marketing

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Probably one of the biggest innovations on the Web in recent years is Facebook. It’s easily the largest social media site with more than two billion users around the world. A large number of those users log in daily. Is it any wonder that numerous brands take advantage of Facebook to expose and market their products and services.

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The most significant thing about Facebook marketing is the accessibility and easy gathering of information. You can search for your target market by filtering by demographics, interests or even their geographical location. This offers the opportunity for start-up businesses and budding entrepreneurs to easily promote their products.

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Create Articles People Will Actually Read

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When you start a blog, it can be a really painful experience putting lots of time and effort into writing blog posts and articles all the while knowing that no-one is paying them any attention. While you slave away over an article, unless you already have a dedicated audience, there’s a good chance that only a couple of people will ever read it.

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But, if you want to assure that people start reading as quickly as possible, it’s important not to simply keep posting the same old stuff. You need to think about the content that people actually like to read and what will hold their attention long enough to make an impact.

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Start Building a Better Future for You

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Stop, and take just a second. Look around and ask yourself, “Is this the quality of life I expected for myself, that I was hoping for?” If the answer is “No”, then my simple question is “why not?” “What are you doing to change your life?”

Most people who’ve been asked what they’re doing to change their lives say something along the lines of, “it’s no use because…..” and then they make some kind of petty, lame excuse.

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How to Build Your Own Website in 5 Easy Steps – Part 2

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Okay, you have your website name and it’s registered to you at namecheap.com. Now, let’s move on to Step 2, acquiring space on a web hosting server.

A web host is a service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible on the World Wide Web. Web hosts are companies that provide leased space on a server for use by clients, typically in a data center.

In order for others to see the website you build on your computer, it must be hosted somewhere. There are many different web hosts. Some are free, others offer standard hosting, and still, others offer dedicated or virtual hosting.

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How to Build Your Own Website in 5 Easy Steps – Part 1

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So you have decided to make your stand on the World Wide Web…not as a surfer but as an entrepreneur. Well, good for you! Every day people start websites with the hope of making some extra online cash.

Building your own website isn’t as difficult as you might think. Sure, it’s challenging at the beginning, but once you get it, you’ll reap the rewards.

Done correctly, it won’t be long before you are able to generate a good income. But first, you need to know how to build it. You’ll need to put in the work and time, especially at the beginning. You’ll need to learn how to attract targeted traffic to your site and then turn that traffic into paying customers.

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7 Reasons You Should Should Ignore High School English

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The word "grammar" in a dictionaryOne of the things most frequently said about copywriting is that you should “write like a real people speak.” More plainly, you should write in a conversational tone – like you are chatting with someone, or writing an email to a friend.

That means there are grammatical rules that should go out the window to make your copy read and perform better. (Isn’t that great).

Some of the no-nos from your high school English class that work particularly well when writing copy include:

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Developing a Can Do Mindset as an Older Entrepreneur

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It’s a pretty easy task for Baby Boomers to develop a negative mindset that keeps them from being part of the world, getting things done and generally enjoying life. They think they’re too tired, too old or just don’t have what it takes to have an active life.

Brain Lifting DumbbellsSometimes it’s easier for Boomers to just veg out rather than making a difference. They’re afraid to try. True, it’s a fast-changing world and new skills are often necessary to do almost anything. But, that’s as true for young people as well as old.

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Finding Your Perfect Niche in Five Simple Steps

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Keyboard with Key Reading Earn MoneyGet rich quick schemes are exactly that—schemes. Do you really believe you can expect to be earning five-figures within a couple of weeks just because some self-proclaimed Internet guru says you will if you simply buy the ebook he’s selling? Earning a successful place on the Internet takes time and effort. There are no shortcuts. If you want to make it online, you’ll have to go through the hardships.

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You Can Easily Boost Your Social Media Shares

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No doubt, social media is a cheap and easy way to get your products or services out there, while building your brand.

Gone are the days when a small business had to have a monstrous advertising budget for the newspaper, the Yellow Pages, leaflets, and radio. Now, an article or video posted to your Facebook or Pinterest page provides almost everything you need. Online is the future, so make it your present.

The key to all of this online success is the number of shares a post gets. Large companies with a large following may get hundreds of thousands of shares and comments, others aren’t always so lucky.

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Here’s How to be a Successful Affiliate Marketer

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It’s really pretty simple, Affiliate Marketing. When you sign up to promote someone else’s product or service for a commission, you’re an affiliate marketer. As an affiliate marketer (let’s just say “affiliate”), you usually don’t need any special training and your start-up costs are minimal.

Your task as an affiliate is to send traffic to the product owner’s sales page, allowing THEM to convert the prospect into a buyer. The more targeted you are with your promotion, the higher your conversion.

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