One of the top marketers in the home business world, Diane Hochman says “curiosity creates the click”, which is very true. If you can write a headline that has “peaked my curiosity”, you will be well on the way to getting the click to read your post, email or even get the opt in to your email list. The opt in, the reading of your content or getting the sales page viewed is the outcome of any headline.
One thing every business owner is looking for is leads, whether it’s for sales, a business opportunity or anything else. There is a massive bonus to any business if you can generate leads for free. Although paid advertising will help you to build a list quickly, you can still get yourself free leads as long as you have a great offer and a way to grab a person’s curiosity so they can’t help but opt in to your list.
As adults we tend to live in what may be called a cycle of life. These can be based on memories and various points of our life where these memories derive from. This can cause us to have either a negative or a positive cycle that we continuously draw on in our subconscious mind. This can have a great influence on how we live our lives and how we deal with these life experiences over time. Some deal with them very well and others not so well. Question is, which cycle of life do you occupy?
Do you ever find yourself in a position when you want to get somewhere or you have something to do and because of things that are out of your control, you don’t believe you’re going to get things done as you want and you start to push panic buttons? What then happens is that you get more and more worked up, the panic increases and your blood pressure rises and you feel like your head is going to EXPLODE!!!
What is dedication, desire and determination? These are 3 words that begin with the letter D and they are deemed to be similar in so many ways. One outcome of each of these is based on what you goal is. When you have the dedication to achieve something, you need a clear outcome, and then the desire and determination to reach the goal “kick in” so you can achieve that end.
Before I start, I must apologize to those of you who pronounce niche (neesh cos it’s French!) as nitch. It is something that irritates me and I’m sorry if it offends. Still, finding your niche and how large your actual market will be for a business idea is vital to your progress. Doing the market research is a key part of your business strategy and it’s important to be able to determine this and prevent you from wasting a lot of time.
Over the last few articles I’ve discussed your philosophy of life, attitude and ambition, activity, results and lifestyle. Now I would like to discuss some conclusions so you get the best value from what I’ve spoken about. One thing to remember is that each of the things I’ve written about are easy to do and yet just as easy NOT to do and you need to be disciplined to get the best from your daily tasks to progress in your business and get to the outcome you want in life.
Having discussed philosophy of life and how it drives ambition and attitude, it’s time to see how your ambition in life will drive your activity. Attitude affects our ambition, motivation and the actions we take to achieve the things we want to achieve. A negative thought process leads to little or no real ambition, or at best a negative outcome to our effort. If, however you have a positive ambition driven by a positive thought process, then it’s more likely you will take positive and massive action to achieve.
One thing anyone who works online wants is an increase of blog traffic and a good way to build more authority and influence. These things are key to creating a sustainable income and business if you have your own blog. One great way to get more exposure is to take a look at Beth Hewitt’s Simple Blogging Challenge. Why? Because it will help to get you more traffic, more authority and help to give your blog a boost in rank, especially the Alexa ranking.
The main function of internet marketing is to make money or to get leads for your business right? One of the key functions for any internet marketing strategy is an effective sales funnel. When you learn how to set up a funnel that will enable you to build an email list, make affiliate product sales and / or get sign ups into a network marketing opportunity, you will be on the way to creating a business that could help you to live your dream. There is some work to be done because there is no such thing as “get rich quick”, especially one that has a lasting business in any case. I have some pointers for you to be able to get yourself an effective sales funnel for your business.