The only way for your marketing system to work is to drive prospects to your blog. This can be done in various ways through the use of video and article marketing, comments on other blogs and forums, the use of Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace, and many other methods. It's preferable to contact your prospects by phone. It's not easy to build a relationship with your prospect and use a consultative approach to marketing. This must be learned through good training.

When making your video don't actually try to sell or pitch the viewer. Your objective should be to give facts, and point them in the right direction. Think about it, what do you do when someone starts in with the hard sell, you probably hang up or turn them off. I know that's what I do. Be very open and honest with people. Share relevant information that they can use to make there business better. Remember to always give them more than they are expecting.

Now when I say daily work, just one hour a day will do. No more. That's another thing. People will put in six hours every day for one week, then give up because they are burned out. DON'T DO THAT. You don't want to burn yourself out. Give this time people.

In the beginning you will need to tape a script to your tripod. I know I just said to not appear as if you are reading a script. Some people put bullet points on for a script. I find that I tend to ramble if I don't have a order in which to present what I have to say. Some people are natural public speakers it just comes more natural to them. It doesn't mean you can't do it. People are looking for honest people to hook up with, so be yourself. The long and the short of it is video works, and it is very, very cost effective. The numbers are like this, 52% of people who watch a sales video, take action. Fifty-two percent that is an almost unheard of conversion rate.

The answer is simple: give it away! You will see profits in the form of promoting your own business and getting your name out. You will find affiliates who will ask you to place their links within your ebook, and these affiliates will in turn go out and make your name known. Almost every single famous ebook author has started out this way.

I really don't want to put anyone off of joining the Internet Marketing community so I'd best this out of the way up-front. Unless you're very lucky indeed your new business will be a slow burn event. The road to 'instant riches' is strewn with the bodies of newbie's that fail because they didn't know the basics and lost heart.

Now go back to your iGoogle and click Add Stuff in upper right hand corner of your screen. This will take you to the iGoogle gadgets area where you can find thousands of useful gadgets. Now scroll down just a little and look in the lower left hand corner. Click Add feed or Gadget and enter the URL address for the Twitter RSS feed. Now scroll up and click Back to iGoogle Home.

If an SBO asks you the call them or meet with them at a specific time...don't be late. Just like you, SBO's have very business schedules. Nothing is worse than waiting for someone who is 15 minutes late for a call or meeting. If you are going to be late, give them a call and let them know.
asked Jan 7 by JessDevine57 Level 1 user (180 points)

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