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Marketing Blind Spots? Does Your Tribe Have Your Back?

Social Tribes – The Benefits of a Blogging Alliance

The idea of forming tribes around social media and blogs is catching on and for good reason. I’m sure you’ve heard about forming tribes for content syndication. If you have not… the idea is you network with a few people to promote each others content. There are many benefits around tribes and rapid exposure is just the start. But before we get into that I want to share a story of how this tribe was founded.

In the video below you’ll hear how our tribe “Team Empowered” came to be. Like all good ideas, this tribe was formed out of a need. A need that would be better filled with a focused determined group, than by one individual… me.

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Earlier this summer I finally came to the realization that I was going to start a blog. I had put off this concept for over 3 years. Many people would tell me to “Just start one.” “You need a blog to get your message out there.” “There’s a lot of money to be made by blogging.” All good points but I had my doubts.

Could I create a blog and provide enough content to keep readers coming back? How often do I need to keep feeding this blog thing? Do I need a technical degree to set it up? And the biggest question we all face is… How do I get traffic? So many questions… but I finally took the plunge and got a blog started with the help of a few friends.

As I was looking around at many different blogs I realized that some were just empty. There was no life, no energy… no community. I knew that I would face the same issues. How to get traffic? So I figured that if I had these questions, others did as well.

So I reached out to several people and purposed a blogging alliance. I was looking to create a mastermind group of a few people who would comment on each others blog and “buzz” each others content. Social Tribes for content syndication was born.

It was not hard to find a few people who caught the vision and wanted to play ball. They are all over the social media sites. Most of them are busy promoting their own content. However there are a few who seem to be climbing the social sites faster than others.

As I mentioned earlier this concept was the main goal at the time. Since then we have realized that there are many benefits to having a mastermind group that is focused on helping each other. A joint venture is one of those benefits and that’s exactly what we did.

There are 5 of us in our blogging alliance. We all have different skills and talents. By pulling these resources together we have made a program that teaches people the power behind tribes, content syndication and social media. Below is a brief excerpt from our official launch of the Tribe Mastery intensive.

* In module 1 you will hear from Kary Rogney about blogging and how to set up your blog correctly to gain the most exposure from social media. Kary also shares his secrets to gaining over 70 RT’s and almost 40 comments for one post alone.
* In module 2 Ken will share the concept behind tribes and the power of having an alliance. I will also cover the many ways to use social media for content syndication.
* In module 3 Jon Alfredsson shares his Twitter expertise and with over 27,000 followers there is good reason to listen. Jon is the #3 top Twitter tweeter in Sweden.
* In module 4 Nick Logan and Kary Rogney cover content creation. They will be sharing what you need to have in every piece of content you publish. Weather it’s blog posts, videos or articles, if you don’t have eye catching appealing stuff, all the syndication in the world wont help you get noticed.
* In module 5 Michael Feil shares all his tips and tracks for Facebook. This social media giant can be your best asset or biggest waste of time. Marketing the right way will save you months if not years of frustration.
* In module 6 Jon and Ken team up to show the power behind video marketing and social book marking. Many of these time saving tips for traffic creation go over looked.

Now I would like to introduce Kary Rogney as he shows you how he was able to create 15,000 views to his blog in less than 5 months. Before you move on down the page I would like you to ask yourself two questions.

Could I benefit from a blogging alliance? Or Do I want to keep hitting my head against the wall by marketing all by myself?

Ken Pickard

The Network Dad.com

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Creating A Blog That Is Ready To Syndicate

Frustrated…

All I know is that just 4 months ago I was out there doing all of my marketing on my own. I was meeting a few people and learning a few strategies, but, I had mo partnerships and was making very little money online. I made a few affiliate sales here and there, but that was it for my online income.

Something had to change…

So it was in April when I saw Katie Freiling launch her blog and knew that I need to do the same thing.

The problem was, I couldn’t figure out how she did it! She was getting leads, getting business partners, and making $$$!

I started talking to blog designers and got quotes of thousands of dollars… I was really frustrated!

Plus, I didn’t know how I’d get traffic there. I saw most people just spamming their links to try to get people to go to their company sites and capture pages… I knew that I wanted to do it differently to build my online business.

Solved…

So I decided to get some exclusive mentoring from Jonathan Budd and Katie Freiling on blogging and social media marketing!

BTW Katie was getting 400-500 veiws of her blog each day at that time. Think how much that would’ve cost to do that with Pay-Per-Click… that would have cost a fortune. She was doing it all for FREE!

Within weeks I had my blog set up, had plan, and was quickly seeing results with visitors, traffic, and new Tribe partnerships. That’s when we began to put our Tribe Syndication partnership together and learn how to drive traffic to our sites using social media.

Results…

Within 4 months I had over 400 subscribers, had a dozen new business partners (savvy Internet marketers, too), have made thousands in bonuses and commissions, have had people calling and paying me for personal mentoring, and much more!

This has all happened… not because I’m anything special… it’s because I took MASSIVE ACTION on the activities that my coaches told me to do!

Their training was A HUGE BREAKTHROUGH for me!

Now sit back and soak in some more ideas and let my buddies share some tips on what we’re doing on Twitter and Facebook.

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Kary Rogney

“My Tribe”

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Content Creation For Powerful Messages

Tribe Syndication is an incredible way to grow your business or promote a cause.

Without good quality content it’s difficult to attract top notch people to network with.

One of the best ways to make your blog stand out is to put yourself in your readers shoes. Who is your reader? What is your reader wanting to read? What do they NEED to read?

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Before you figure out who your reader is, you need to really define your niche? You may not have a niche yet. You might have a niche, but really need to define it and hone in on it. What is your voice to the world?

I was listening to Brian Tracy the other day. He was talking about how successful people are able to focus on the things that they don’t want to do, so they can enjoy the things that they do want to do.

I agree with that. However, if you pick the right niche you can have your cake and eat it too. If you want to make money blogging, it’s best to choose a niche that you enjoy speaking about.

Tips on Creating Top Notch Content

You can find content to share here: google.com/alerts, digg.com, PopURLs.com

Here a just a few ideas to stimulate your creativity. This is only the beginning the opportunities for good quality content are endless.

- How To Post

- Share Your Passions

- Where do you excel?

- What topics can you brand yourself as an expert?

- Share Tips and Techniques That have worked for you

- Peaking curiosity by asking questions

- Posts on concepts from Powerful leaders like Eben Pagan, Brian Tracy, T. Harv Eker,

- What are you Learning about

- Define Something

- Start a discussion

- Propose a Theory

- Top 5, 10, 100 lists

- Book Reviews

There are several more categories to talk about with regard to content creation. Too many to talk about in this short post. Some top considerations involve picking the proper targeted keywords for your audience. More on that in future posts.

Nick Logan

Meet Nick Logan.com

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How To Create A Twitter Tribe

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Dr. Jon Alfredsson

Jon Alfredsson.com

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Creating A Massive Buzz With Your Tribe On Facebook

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If you would like to see the second part of this video that gets into the real meat of one Facebook technique that I use to add to my Tribe please go to and watch this video. Click Here For Part 2

Let me explain this technique to you really quick because it’s very powerful if you use it correctly!

In Facebook we all have the ability to make categories for our friends. My “friends” on Facebook consist of a few different types of people.

1. My Family

2. My Personal Friends

3. My Business Partners

4. My Tribe Members

5. New People I Meet On Facebook

Out of all of these people the most important to me from a Social Media standpoint is number 5. Why? Because my family and personal friends are not looking to join a business or do a joint venture with me. That’s old school marketing and to me is a big waste of time.

I stay in touch with my business partners and my Tribe on a regular basis, so I know what’s going on with them.

However, the new people I meet on Facebook have potential to partner or JV with me at some point in the future. I just need to find out where they stand. So all of these people I put in a category called internet marketing (you can name it however you want. That’s just what I call it.) So in a sense this is my sales funnel. Since I’m all over Facebook 99% of the time these people that want to be my friend or accept my friend request are in some kind of home based business, online marketing, or just an aspiring entrepreneur.

So because I have categorized these people as having potential I can now go through this list in an orderly fashion and start to build a rapport with each of these people to see what they’re all about.

So if you’re having problems getting traffic to your website or your blog you can find an endless amount of traffic just by going to Facebook and talking to people and properly categorizing them while you work THAT sales funnel. From there lead them to your website or blog. Ask them to just check it out and to tell you their opinion of it.

You will get WAY farther doing this than just going on Facebook and SPAMMING people to check out your latest opportunity. Many people forget the SOCIAL part of Social Media. There has to be some kind of interaction between both parties or else it’s just media…or what I like to call SPAM!

It’s a simple technique but overlooked by many!

Michael Feil

Michael Feil.com

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36 Paths To Creating Powerful Joint Ventures Through Social Media

joint+venture+secretsThe other night I got off the phone with one of my online buddies…

The house was all dark and quiet and everyone was fast asleep. I was nowAMPED and WIDE awake because of the conversation I had just had.

I have to be honest with you… I keep getting ‘slapped’ upside the head with HUGE “Ah-ha!” moments, and feel that it is finally time I share with you and completely EXPOSE an online ‘wealth creator’ that not many people in social media talk about or even know exists…

And that is the JOINT VENTURE…

Now I know, I know. It doesn’t sound glamorous or exotic. And for most people those words sound too full of ‘business’ and ‘work’ and no fun. But the joint venture is far from that, and I’m going to share with you why!

About a year ago, when I first came online I was very blessed by some specialized knowledge and happened to tap into some GREAT MENTORING (Jonathan Bud) that led me to focusing on creating relationships and exposure in social media. Again, if it all sounds too simple, let me ask you this…

Of the people you are connected with on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, or your blog, how many of them have you actually talked to on the phone or Skype? And how many have called you, not to pitch or sell you on anything, but to join you in business, as a partner, or want your mentoring?

There is a reason that most people aren’t seeing any success online, because they are doing social media marketing ALL WRONG!! And I know most people actually KNOW this information, but don’t APPLY this knowledge effectively or persistently…

Boiled down… you want to Educate, Enlighten, Entertain, Encourage, and Inspire people with your messages and videos. (Katie Freiling is a perfect example of this.) If you are doing this, you will ‘attract’ and ‘draw’ people to YOU like bees to honey! If you don’t make these changes, you won’t have a chance to succeed in the social media arena. That’s just the plain TRUTH…

The reason I’m sharing this with you today is because a Joint Venture will never have a chance of surfacing if you don’t bring ‘value’ to the world you are engaging!

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So let’s get into some examples and details of what can be done to encourage people to KNOW, LIKE, AND TRUST you and ultimately want to learn from, join, or partner with you in business.

  1. Relationship Building: Remember it’s about keeping the focus on others, asking questions, and listening for their Strengths, Interests, Goals, and Needs (SIGN). I like to visualize a spot light on them, keeping it off of me. People love to talk about themselves, and you will be thought of fondly by them as a great conversationalist.
  2. Earning Trust: The fastest way to lose this is to be ‘pitching’ your gig to them right out of the gate. Approach people in a support role. Give, give, give…
  3. Building Value: Ninety percent of your messages and content need to be of value to your audience. Ten percent or less should be based around promoting some sort of product or service you market. Be careful in the way you do this though… Create the promotion around a question or open ended thought.
  4. Be A Good Communicator: Be clear and concise. Focus on what your audience would be interested in. Look directly into the camera lens if using video. They are asking themselves, “What’s in it for me?” as they engage you, too.
  5. Use Social Media Strategies: Leverage the power of the social media sites. That is take advantage of the massive amount of traffic there. Get training from those with proven results in this arena.
  6. Use Tools And Systems: Putting these together will maximize your results online. Make sure you have the ability to capture leads, follow up with them, and create more exposure for yourself. There are many such tools and systems to choose from…
  7. Create A Blog: By far the most powerful strategy to have today in marketing is a personal WordPress blog. This is your ‘home’, the place where you can invite your new friend to learn everything about you. This is where you are able to build your personal brand and share your knowledge and personality with the world.
  8. Create Social Proof: People want to see who you are connected with. They ask themselves, “Are people interested in your content?” People won’t spend much time on a site that looks like a ghost town. That’s why your relationships are SO important!
  9. Promote Others: Get out there and ReTweet great content on blogs, comment on them, promote and tag people on Facebook, create a Facebook Fan Page that helps support others and their ability to self promote, ‘buzz’ other people’s content on Twitter with a genuine “shout out” about something of value that someone you want to know has created, etc…
  10. Be Transparent And Authentic: Don’t just talk marketing and MLM… that isn’t who you REALLY are! Connect everything to a personal experience or story that people can relate to.
  11. Show Your Personal Side: Tell stories about struggles, victories, family life, hobbies, interests, dreams, goals, passions… just typing these words gets me excited!
  12. Use Video: This is the one medium that lets people see into your soul, connecting with the real person you are. Text and emails can’t come close to making a genuine first impression like video can. Send personal video messages on Facebook. I can’t tell you how many people have flipped out and told me how awesome it was to receive a video message from me. And that I was the first person to ever do that. And that they were going to start doing the same…
  13. Offer A Mentoring Program: Believe it or not. You are most likely ready to do this now… Let me explain. Would you say that you probably know more than most people about marketing online? Because you’re here right now, I’m assuming you’re swimming in the same waters with people that have taught you a lot about this topic. Now you can take that to the next level. Create your blog and offer mentoring. Put a PayPal button on there and away you go. Here’s a post that shares how to do that and how to brainstorm a niche for mentoring.
  14. Promote Your “Tribe”: Find people who offer high-value content and promote them on the social media sites and on their blog. An amazing thing will happen. They will reciprocate and you will reap HUGE REWARDS for this philosophy.
  15. Engage People Everywhere: Show appreciation, comment on interesting ideas, ask questions, relate what you read to your own stories and get people to think and respond back to you… This is what creates the magnetic effect with people who GET THIS!! Start doing this immediately!
  16. Refer People To Others (Be A ‘Connector’): Maybe it’s not a match for you to work with someone you know, but you just met someone else who would be… Connect them up. You’ll be amazed at what will come back to you when you GIVE UNCONDITIONALLY!

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Here are Five Powerful Laws Of Stratospheric Success (From The Go-Giver Book) to consider…

  • The Law Of Value: Your true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment.
  • The Law Of Compensation: Your income is determined by how many people you serve and how well you serve them.
  • The Law Of Influence: Your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people’s interests first.
  • The Law Of Authenticity: The most valuable gift you have to offer is yourself.
  • The Law Of Receptivity: The key to effective giving is to stay open to receiving.

These ideas have been some of the most influential concepts that have shaped the way I do business and relate to people.

So now that you have 100′s or 1,000′s of more meaningful, ‘connected’ relationships, you now have an incredible asset to work with. Obviously growing your list of subscribers fits in here as well… because you can continue to communicate to them at will ’til the end of time. And they will be VERY responsive if you follow the lessons outlined above!

The whole time you were developing those relationships it was like putting money into the bank. When it comes time to request a withdrawal, you’ll have EARNED that opportunity.

Is this all starting to make sense???

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But you haven’t even seen the FUN part! The part where you can create a significant income while having fun with these new friends…

Here is a significant list of the many creative and lucrative ventures you can develop:

  1. Host Webinars (Free or Paid): This will still lead people to your information, products, or services.
  2. Create Info Products: DVD’s, CD’s, eBooks, Membership Site. Too many people don’t think they have enough value to bring to the table. But THAT IS A FREAKING LIE YOU NEED TO QUIT TELLING YOURSELF!
  3. Form A Tribe Or Content Syndication Partnership:
  4. Create A Team Around A Network Marketing Product: Delegate marketing duties based on strengths; PPC, video, blogging, contacts, list building, social media, etc…
  5. Cross Promote Each Others Products/Services:
  6. Create Your Own Affiliate Programs For Information, Products, Or Services: Enlist your friends to help you with content, exposure, and marketing. Share the profits.
  7. Become Affiliates To Each Others Stuff:
  8. Create A Blog Together: Share or rotate the leads, rotate submitting content, build an SEO strategy together…
  9. Create A Marketing Co-Op: Generate and share leads with Pay-Per-Click (PPC), share costs of programs like GoToWebinar or things that have a monthly cost.
  10. Create An Exclusive Ning.com Community: Post exclusive information, videos, and discussions…
  11. Form A Support Network: The goal is to help each other succeed. Through this many great ideas for partnerships surface.
  12. Start A ‘Power Hour’: Carve out one hour per week where you meet on Skype and jump from blog to blog, commenting, retweeting, and submitting posts to social bookmarking sites…
  13. Be A Guest Writer On Someone Else’s Blog: Approach a highly trafficked blog owner, and ask them if it would be possible to submit a guest blog post. This would be considered your most incredible content. Yes, your best! Give it away! So you can get exposure with your best ideas out there…
  14. Invite Other Top Bloggers To Submit A Guest Blog Post To Your Site: Go for it! You never know, after you’ve put some time into developing the relationship, they may just say yes! Wahoo!
  15. Interview Others: Find experts in niche markets that may be of interest to your friends and followers of your blog. You can also create a CD offer or bonus offer with that content.
  16. Offer To Be Interviewed: Many bloggers will jump at the chance to host an interview with you if you offer great value in your content.

…and there are many, many more ideas I’m sure. Please add yours in the comment section below.

Like I’ve shared in the past about monetizing your blog… you now have the tools to go out and monetize the relationships you have built.

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HERE’S WHAT MY RESULTS HAVE BEEN WITH THIS KNOWLEDGE…

I launched my blog 3 months ago, and last month I had 9 people join me in my main business opportunity (with a half dozen more sitting on the fence ready to jump in any day), I’m part of a leadership team launching a NEW company right now, I’m personally mentoring 4 new people on a weekly basis, my ‘core’ tribe is launching a webinar training series on Marketing With Tribes, information products are being created, advanced mentoring programs are being established, membership sites are being co-created, exclusive affiliate programs are being launched, and several other things I’m not at liberty to talk about…

I’m sharing this not to BRAG or SHOW OFF… but to encourage you. YOU CAN DO THIS, TOO!

If this is a new idea for you and you’re new to online marketing, I have an ‘Encouraging Message’ for you here as well.

And really… what are you waiting for?

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Let me share with you how I would get started on this grand adventure…

  1. Make sure and subscribe to several marketing professionals’ newsletters. After a while the cream will rise to the surface and you’ll truly know who offers the best information on the web for getting the job done!
  2. Connect with the marketing geniuses that you admire. Engage them with questions. Probe them for gold nuggets of information. Better yet invest in your own personal growth and training to hone your skills in this unique industry.
  3. Get personal one-on-one mentoring. I know for a fact that the people I’ve been mentored by or the people I personally mentor get a MILLION TIMES more accomplished because of the accountability and personal attention received. Duh… that’s why the world’s best athletes and musicians all have personal coaches, trainers, or teachers!
  4. I’d love to hear form you on my blog and on the social media sites. Look me up and let me know how things are going for you AFTER you start taking MASSIVE action on this information today.

I wish for you the best and all that life has to offer. It’s ALL IN YOUR HANDS NOW. What people do with this kind of knowledge is what separates the 97% from the 3% out there. Which will you be?

Kary Rogney

PS And finally, I have to thank Jonathan Budd for all that he’s done to help train and support me in my online adventure!

And btw, I always appreciate the ReTweet. And let’s drive down the conversation and ideas on this post. Ask questions and let your voice be heard. It’s all about engaging and interacting. Why not start here for a warm up?

Well, you’re sitting on the ‘blueprint’ to build your dynasty and to leave your powerful mark and legacy behind for future generations. What direction will your life go now?

I look forward to getting to know you soon, my friends…

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Micro-Marketing Funnel In 4 Steps: Tools, Social Media, Promote Others, And Relationship Marketing

business-cardsFor months I’d been trying to wrap my head around a way to streamline and simplify the way I was using social media… I knew that there had to be a simple strategy that I could put in place to funnel the most relevant and targeted people to me and my information.

Creating an Extremely Targeted Micro Marketing Funnel allowed me to narrow and simplify my focus and it kept me on track with my marketing strategies.

Social media was turning into a huge ‘Black Hole’ and ‘Time Crusher’ until I created a simple plan of action. Many people don’t realize that there are highly effective tools available now to the savvy entrepreneur who puts them together in the most creative way to develop long-lasting relationship marketing systems.

In the video, as I roll out my simple, stream-lined strategy, notice that although I use tools and automated systems, my sole focus is in developing solid, meaningful, and authentic relationships with people AND positioning my messages in a way that BRAND ME and Introduce Me as an attractive person to get to know better.

My process only sifts and sorts the masses to find the people interested in developing a personal relationship… not just adding me as a number in their followers and friends columns.

Here are the 4 Steps that I cover…
1. Social Media: My BubbleTweet, Connect with me on Facebook.com
2. Automated Tools: SocialOomph.com (TweetLater), InstantCapturePagePro.com, The Automated Twitter Friend Adder
3. Promote Others: Using a Facebook Business (Fan) Page: Building a tribe. Creating a large following. Support others… Don’t just promote yourself!
4. Relationship Building: Personal branding as a leader, leading with value… all still attracting people to your information on your blog.



Get your pad and pen ready for this 27 minute lesson on social media marketing. You’ll be able to take immediate action with these exact strategies today and begin to significantly shift your results like you’ve never seen before…

I really should be charging for this kind of information. I’ve been told by many that I should also keep it exclusively for just my personal team and coaching clients, but I can’t help but want to share this knowledge with you!

Please, if you found this webinar enlightening and full of value, I’d greatly appreciate your support with ReTweeting it or hearing your comments below.

If you do comment below… what else would you add to this Micro Marketing Funnel to aid in promoting others and the relationship marketing aspect of this strategy? Let’s share some thoughts and learn from each other!

Now go out and MASTER YOUR NICHE and make a friend in the process!
Kary

FREE WEBINAR: Thursday, February 4th…

“For Those Of You Who Want To Leverage The Power Of The Tribe, Blogging, & Social Media”

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Create A WordPress Membership Site

098288-blue-chrome-rain-icon-social-media-logos-wordpressHey Friends,

Last weekend one of the biggest conventions took place for the blogging community.

There were over 3000+ people there and one of the most common things that came up was the topic of “building your community”.

(Make sure and check out this link as well. Chris Brogan’s Keynote Speech From BlogWorld Expo)

Everyone agreed how important this is for any business moving forward online.

So how do you create a place for your community to “hang out”?

Here’s the tool I recommend:

Wishlist Member

This works seamlessly with a WordPress blog and makes it very easy to quickly turn your blog into a community or membership site.

Here’s the best part…

This month they are also including two VERY valuable gifts (including a free copy of Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book called “Crush It”).

They are also conducting an interview with Gary which is also included with this offer.

These are very valuable because they’ll give you plenty of ideas for how you can build your community around your product or service.

Here’s the “catch”…

This is only available during the month of October so I’d check it out while you have a chance.

If you have any interest in building a following and business around your passion, then you should take a look at this.

Enjoy!

Kary

P.S. You can get all the details of this special offer by going to the link below and then clicking “Special Offer”:

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… and I’m in the process of creating several memberships sites right now as well…

Part 1: The 10 Vital Components for the Most Powerful Network Marketing Funnel on the Planet

CB008257Today we’re going to talk about something VERY important.  It’s something that can make or BREAK true success in your network marketing business.  And it has to do with a variety of factors. (Many of these notes are taken from a training put on by Jonathan Budd.)

First things first…you have to know yourself!  You have to know what mediums WORK WITH YOU to build a network marketing business.  You have to take into consideration the different pros and cons of the methods to build your business…and then pick the mediums that are most optimized for YOU to create success.

What I mean is this…

If you’re a SMOOTH talker, great at influence and persuasion, networking, and prospecting out of your warm market…then traditional network marketing tactics can work wonders.

If you know how to generate endless referrals from within your warm market, and you have no problem prospecting people who didn’t ask for what you have to offer, then you should be able to build a solid business using those traditional tactics.

But if you DON’T know how to generate endless leads from your warm market, and you don’t know how to prospect people who never asked for what you have to offer, then you NEED to learn the real science of marketing.

It’s just that simple.

So to take action steps closer to where you REALLY want to be you first have to figure out what MEDIUMS are most suited to your personality and how you want to build your business.

Once you have made a firm DECISION.  Either old school or new school or BOTH…you now start taking actions steps to get the exact INFORMATION you need to execute on building your business.

In-For-Mation.  It literally means “to put into form”, which is why it’s so important.  If you don’t know how to market, and you don’t know how to generate leads then you need to learn HOW before you can actually start doing it.

And once you have the right information…you can start performing the daily actions that actually lead to results.  You can sit down and focus so that your actions lead to PRODUCTIVITY and nothing else.

Make no mistake friend, if you’re NOT performing the actions that lead to what makes money in this business…you’re going to be treading water just trying to stay afloat.

But if you KNOW specific money making actions that you can sit down and systematically crank out day after day…it’s IMPOSSIBLE for you not to start creating results and success.

That’s why I LOVE Internet marketing.  That’s why I LOVE using technology to build my business.  Because I have these physical, in my hands techniques, that I can use on a daily basis to produce
real results for my business.

I’ve mastered the ability to drive an ENDLESS amount of traffic to any website I want, and turn that traffic into leads, distributors, and cash flow for my business.

And I have to tell ya, if you dedicate yourself to using technology to build your business there are more possibilities for rapid explosion than you can imagine.

Before we move on…KNOW yourself.  Figure out how YOU want to build your business.  Then take the actions steps you need to take on a daily basis to make it happen.

Now let’s move forward to learn the precise strategies I use on a daily basis that automatically generate me endless leads, distributors, and cash flow for my business.

What does it really mean to generate or attract an ENDLESS amount of leads or new prospects daily for your business? I see people plaster their “expertise” or “system” on this everywhere on the web? Is it true? Is it real or is it some weird scam?

The biggest challenge I see for marketers today, is how to find ENOUGH of the right, targeted audience to expose their opportunity, products, and services to. Unfortunately, people are still using archaic ways to “get the word out” about their businesses.

Leadership in today’s companies are still telling distributors and reps to make lists of hundreds of friends and family members who haven’t asked for information or shown an interest in it. And yes, a very small percentage does appreciate the information and does choose to join in the business partnership.

But many times this exciting time for a new associate is met with opposition, skepticism, and a lack of support, because these people are not the “right” people to talk to. Unfortunately again, many friends and family have no interest in changing their situation or thinking, and they don’t necessarily understand or support network marketing.

We are also told to go do trade shows and to have tables at fairs, festivals, and public events. Have you ever had any success with these? I sure never did! And I’ve done many! Even if I got names and numbers from drawings or raffle entries, they never converted into sales.

I waisted my time and my money and felt beaten and defeated afterwards. They really took the wind out of my sail (or shoule I say sale) and it was always hard to keep the energy up and to continue moving forward.

Oh, don’t forget about putting in those classified ads! Those ads had to be worded somewhat mysterious or vague to get people to call you, only to get hang-ups and people wanting to find a J.O.B. (Just Over Broke), with no ambition to build something remarkable for themselves financially. And of course, there went more of my cash!

Did you ever get a wild hair and start cold calling people out of the phone book… like businesses? Business owners love when you do that don’t they? Of course not! They’re busy, they don’t know you from Adam, and it doesn’t work to do this either! What’s frustrating is that your product of service most likely would be an outstanding match for their business, if only you had the right, “magical” script to get them to see the big picture you had for them.

The list of these strategies and tactics could go on and on. They just don’t work for the effort and resourses one has to put forth to have even a slight chance of getting ahead.

I’m going to share the solution with you today. We are in a new era and time of technological breakthroughs in Web 2.0 Internet marketing. Now initially it may sound strange to be able to develop deep, meaningful relationships, but I beg to differ.

In a very short time, people can make hundreds, even thousands of new friends and come to know hundreds of people who have the same interests and entrepreneurial drive to succeed in business. Most are positive and supportive and a huge resource for cutting edge information to guide you to improve as a marketer and as a person.

As you develop these relationships, by adding value to their lives and business experiences, something profound and dynamic happens…

People become attracted to you for your leadership, knowledge, and mentor abilities. People begin calling you, wanting to now more about you… This typically doesn’t happen in the scenarios we mentioned above!

This new interest is NOT because you “sold” them on a product or service or used “slick” sales tactics to trick or corner them into investing their hard-earned money into a business that they really weren’t a match for. It’s because you were more interested in developing a relationship first… not make a quick buck!

Because of the incredible numbers of people on the Internet, the marketers who figure this out are going to stand out among a sea of people all self-promoting and screaming, “I’m the best! Join me!!” This SPAMing mentality is short-sighted and will turn and “bite” if provoked!

The art of generating these F*REE leads is being open to being trained on the strategies of this new platform and how to expose YOUR new learned leadership and marketing skills to the masses.

And if you’ve never experienced or even dreamed it possible… well, let me tell you, my friend, it is REAL and is possible for you! Invest in your skill and knowledge and you’ll be shocked at what you can accomplish.

The second piece of this puzzle is, “What do you do when people start flocking to you in LARGE numbers for more information?”

For example, my partner, Jonathan, generates between 110-330 brand new op-in leads per day! He can’t possibly call them all. (I know, what a problem to have!) And the last place he’d want to send them would be to a company replicated web site. So what next?

Next time we will move on to the information we’ve all been waiting for… Part 1: The 10 Vital Components for the Most Powerful Network Marketing Funnel on the Planet.

And I want to acknowledge my mentor and friend, Jonathan Budd for his incredible leadership and training on this journey that I’m on. Thanks for Empowering me!

If you haven’t already, make sure and Subscribe on the right to receive my… FREE 8-Day SOCIAL MEDIA MASTERY Video BOOTCAMP to learn more.

Seven ‘Lesser Known’ Strategies For Social Media

business teamLast year I had no idea what a social media site was. I heard people at work talk about MySpace this… and MySpace that… but I really had know clue what they were talking about.

Wow, how times have changed! My curiosity really got the better of me as I imagined millions of people meeting, connecting, and sharing ideas on the Web. As I started plugging in to the social media sites to get a taste of the ‘flavors’ out there, I started to notice one UGLY thing every where I went.

I’m sure you know what I’m about to share… Yes, people self promoting their links, opportunities, and products everywhere without any regard to getting to know me personally.

This is one area that most of the entrepreneurs on social media sites are not understanding. And this is why I’m sharing these ideas with you.

Now, they may achieve short term gains, but I truly feel they will miss on their long term goals with this style of marketing. Remember, what you do now will affect your reputation on the web… FOREVER!

And people REALLY like to talk a lot in Social Media Circles. Grab a pen and paper and keep these close by your computer…

1. If you want to stand out and be noticed, if you want people to be talking about you, then BE REMARKABLE, BE DIFFERENT, BE UNIQUE!!! Here are some questions you can ask yourself… How do I look? How do I sound? Do I have any catch phrases? What’s the flavor of my personality? Am I truly unique?

2. Be FUN!!! To attract people to you, you need to find funny things to share. People love stories. Tell them in your Tweets, posts, and updates. Some people may go as far as being a smart ass most of the time. It’s up to you.

3. Offer your expertise and knowledge to others. Be helpful. Everyone is looking for direction and help. Connect people to information they are seeking. Offer value and direction with your content.

4. Be supportive. Encourage people in their quest for FREEDOM… physically, emotionally, spiritually, and financially. Did I leave any off? People want to be around positive thinking people who are going places, creating a future, and are fun to hang with.

5. Be controversial. Are you one of the sheep? Or are you going to do what most of the people say can’t be done and get off your tail and do something extraordinary? (This is good for me to hear, too.) Throw ideas out there that push the envelope. You’ll stand out as a person who thinks outside the box.

6. Be resourceful. Learn the new tricks to generate leads, meet new people, and maximize your time with the least amount of money coming out of your bank account. Remember the people and the relationships that you develop are part of this ‘resource list’ that you are creating for yourself. It is a huge asset that should not be taken for granted.

7. And finally… I think is the most important, DON’T SELL!!! Social media is one BIG PARTY! Don’t be the lame one at the party only talking about how you help people get rich! Have fun, mingle, create relationships, and when the time is right, invite people over to your pad (blog or website). Then they’ll begin to like and trust you for the value you have to offer them. I see it all the time… people will just want to be around you and do what you do. “People don’t like to be sold, but they love to buy!”

Make sure and leave a comment and Tweet my post if you think people would benefit from these reminders. Thanks for coming by my ‘place’ to hang for a while. Message me to let me know where to find you, too. And you won’t want to miss my Advanced Strategies that are shared in my FREE 8-Day SOCIAL MEDIA MASTERY Video BOOTCAMP. Find Out How To BUILD Your VALUE Online.

Kary

Promote Yourself…

spam“Want some eggs with that SPAM?”

This may sound a bit funny, but this is no joke… Are you serious? You want  ‘Me’ to spam your blog?  It’s true and I’m asking for it…

In the Social Media ‘Scene” spamming is the ultimate ‘No No’… It can literally be reputation suicide if you go out there on Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, and Myspace and just spam your link without providing any real value.

But I thought it through and figured I’d give you a ‘Safe Piece of Real Estate’ to go for it right here on this post… Go for it! Let the world and community know who you are and what inspires your passion for life!

We won’t tell… There’s nothing wrong with a little ’shameless self promotion’ every now and then, right?

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