What Is The Best Social Media Marketing For Your Business

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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If you are an internet network marketer, it may be a little challenging to figure out where you should invest your time and money when it comes to the world of social media. What is the best way to go when using social media marketing for network marketing?

There are a few main websites that everyone knows about, but surprisingly, not everyone uses those sites. Billions of people are doing very well without Facebook and Instagram. But, really who cares about those people. You are thinking about the masses that are on social media and are waiting for your message.

The first thing you need to do is look at the audience of people you want to attract. If you are looking for business professional types then you most likely want to head over to LinkedIn and see who you can find there and build your audience. If you want more of the younger crowd then Snapchat is where it’s at for at least the time being:)

The truth is that social media is always changing usually for the good and then again sometimes bad and what we know about social media and all of the rules today, there is going to be something new that comes up tomorrow.

Just remember that your goal with marketing on social media is to build followers who want to know, like and trust you and for you to gather leads and eventually team members and or customers. You want to have a plan in place to capture these leads so that you aren’t just promoting all of the time and not getting anything done.

Make sure you write a proven plan down so you know what type of audience you want to target. That plan will make it much easier for you to pick the right social media platforms for your social marketing and business building.

 

All The Best

Tom W.

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Does Instagram Benefit Network Marketing Companies?

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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Does Instagram Benefit Network Marketing Companies?

Excellent inquiry!

image of instagramMany people are really curious to whether they can build their business  with the help of this social media platform.

Promote Your Product

Instagram is an extremely effective device to utilize to help expand your network marketing business. People think in images and also when you have social media sites within your reach you will certainly have the ability to use this platform to obtain even more people to take notice. You could even publish some photos of yourself using the products and videos are great as well.

Let Individuals Get To Know You

Another thing that Instagram is great at doing is helping individuals become familiar with you as well as one of the most vital point to do is building that know, like and also trust aspect. The way that you get the recognize, like and trust fund element is to allow individuals right into your world.Instagram is great at letting individuals into your world because you’ll be able to showcase points that take place in your life, things that you wish to share with individuals, and so on.

All these points allow people to get to know you far better and faster.  These aspects allow these people to like you and trust you much sooner than later.

Using Instagram to Build Your Organization is a No-Brainer.

There area lot of individuals that are looking to solve a problem. They will be looking for your system and or product when you have something intriguing to show them. They will jump at the chance to look to see how you’re going to solve their problem.

All The Best

Thomas W.

Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

What is the stress in your life? Are you having trouble coping? You might need help in managing your stress, but want to avoid medications. Here are some natural things you can do to help manage your stress.

1. Meditate

Meditation may help reduce stress, and it does not involve any medication. One Woman meditating at her deskof the nice things about meditation is the “me time” you get while practicing it. The meditation itself helps focus the mind and relax the body. There are various types of meditation.

Qigong is a form of Chinese meditation that emphasizes the “qi” – your life force or life energy. With calm, focused breathing you are said to achieve a peaceful mental state. Another technique is to repeat a mantra, a key phrase that you can say over and over to bring a sense of calm and peace.

One helpful form of meditation for chronic stress sufferers is “mindful meditation.” In this sort of meditation, you learn how to live in the present and focus on the now. This may help with chronic stressors that are long term, and that may seem overwhelming.

2. Stretching

Stretching is said to ease the tension out of the body. Combining stretching with meditation, as in Qigong and Yoga, can be especially beneficial, as both mind and body are targeted. Stretching helps relax tight muscles and realign the joints. You might consider Yoga or a martial arts class – being with other people and getting out may help relieve your stress, too.

3. Exercise

Stress is said to result in toxin build-up in your body, perhaps because of how it affects circulation and digestion. Exercise gets you blood moving, which aids couple exercising at the parktoxin elimination. Exercise also strengthens muscles and moves the joints. All of this can help “work out” your stress, and minimize stress-related weight gain.

4. Herbal teas

Herbal teas are generally inexpensive and widely available. You can sip them throughout the day, at key points during the day, and before going to bed. Chamomile tea can be helpful, as can lemon balm or catnip tea. If you like, look for a tea made from a blend of relaxing herbs in your local grocery or health food store.

5. Eat well

Good nutrition is essential for dealing with stress. Vitamin C, magnesium, eat well and live well - pictures of fruits and veggiescalcium, potassium, and Vitamin D are especially important in helping the body handle stress. Studies show that Vitamin C helps boost the immune system, and magnesium is important in muscle relaxation and nerve function. Calcium, potassium, and Vitamin D are vital for bone health and muscle function.

Consider taking a good-quality vitamin supplement, but also eat as many vitamin-rich foods as possible. Emphasize fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Happy New Year and Get Rid of That STRESS!

Thomas Wallace

Best Facebook Pages For Lead Generation

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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Best Facebook Pages For Lead Generation

Facebook Fan Pages Attract Leads

white cartoon person holding up a "generate leads" signIf there is a common thread that runs through many internet marketing success stories apart from the hard work aspect, the need for uniqueness and originality is one of the most important.

The best Facebook Fan pages achieve just that. As there are no two successful high street stores that look exactly the same. Facebook has given the green light for businesses on Facebook to take their marketing efforts to new levels by creating highly original and content rich sites that can be compared to WordPress mini-sites or perhaps Squidoo lenses.

Picture os a sign showing all concepts of social mediaIndeed many companies are offering specialist designs for Facebook business pages and these are very cost effective ways of becoming popular on Facebook. Depending on your type of business, you can change these designs to fit your business model. It is easy to combine awesome graphics in your Facebook business site along with video, audio and other incredible elements, alongside your wall and other components you can include in a Facebook business page.

Seven Hundred Million People Can’t Be Wrong

I doubt if anyone could have conceived how Facebook would have grown after its early days but it continues to grow and expand and the people that run Facebook are eager to keep ahead of technology. To that end, no business large or small should pass up the opportunity to build and grow a substantial Fan base. By using one of these new Facebook templates specifically designed for your business there is no reason why your business cannot cash in on all those millions of fans. Unlike the internet in general, if you choose to advertise on Facebook, use of their precise data can aim your ads at a highly targeted audience without the need to worry too much about search engine optimization and other concerns that force internet marketers outside of Facebook to keep up with Google’s constant algorithm changes. In Facebook, if someone likes you they will remain a fan as long as you treat them right and give them what they want.

The Best Facebook Fan Page – Unique is Good

Lady Gaga is good, but would she have been as popular if she didn’t wear all those crazy outfits? Take a leaf out of her book, your Facebook Fan page can look like Lady Gaga – if that’s appropriate to your business and become one of the top sites on Facebook. People are always on the lookout for new and different these days, it may be hard to come up with something that is totally original but with the right research and some testing you may be able to come up with a Facebook Fan page that knocks them dead. People talk and that’s what you want especially on a social media site some of the strangest videos on YouTube have gone viral your hope is that your Facebook fan page will do the same.

Study Your Competitors

Person counting money over his computer.Part of your research when you decide you want a Facebook fan page is taking a look at the best Fan pages to see why they are so popular and looking at your competitors’ sites to see which elements you can include and those which could be improved on. Of course these Fan pages are there for a reason – don’t lose sight of that, you are building this to make money and increase your traffic, so whatever you do should be a means to that end. Aim to build one the best Facebook Fan pages.

Now go out and build the greatest Facebook Fan Page on the web!  Once, you get rich, let me know how you did it!

To Your Success

Thomas Wallace

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Affiliate Marketing Is A Great Way To Make Money

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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The Joys Of Lead Generation

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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The Joys Of Lead Generation

Leads are a necessary part in building any sort of business successfully. Good lead generation is crucial to the financial success of any company, whether large or small. Nonetheless not all lead generation processes are equal in quality. A lower quality lead generation process can finish up costing a business much more than it may seem to at the start. Throughout the promoting process there has to be a way to identify qualified leads and separate them from the others.

Your conversion rates will be disappointing and you ‘ll become disenchanted with the future of your business. Don’t fall into that trap. Creating leads can be a laborious endeavor. Offline lead generation process requires meeting prospects eyeball to eyeball in physical locations as well contacting them by phone. Leads that are generated at trade shows and other events must be placed in a database and you need contact with each one individually. The business may have to mail information to the prospects, which can also be a pricey activity. Such leads must be qualified and then passed off to the firm’ s sales dept, where a sale will hopefully be made in the future.

Creating Leads Online

Creating leads online is no less complicated and labor-intensive, and if you have operated a web Multi-Level Marketing business for any length of time you are likely nodding in harmony.  You do have an audience of millions when you market online, but that suggests that the qualifying process is more significant and it’s much more difficult because few people basically know you from a hole in the ground. There aren’t many companies that don’ t need a preliminary investment to get it going, and the more capital you can invest the quicker your business can take off ,which will mean outsourcing the jobs or things you re not capable of doing yourself.

Advertising at some point to improve lead generation will always pull in more leads, but only if it’s done correctly. Are you asking yourself why your internet site is not rewarding you with sales? Heck, you have followed the whole menu of things you should do like writing quality articles, getting back links, using       autoresponders to push your product thru email campaigns and all that other necessary stuff. What are you doing wrong? Too many people in online marketing simply give up at that point and join the great majority of others who’ve failed. But there’s no work! You can end up standing in a line at a job convention behind people that are much more experienced than you are. Trying to find another job…..Yuck!

Paying For Qualified Leads

Regardless of whether a credible business can be found to get new, qualified leads, (really expensive option) the leads must be paid for no matter whether they’re qualified or converted to sales. In this respect, a small enterprise can find that profits are being eaten up in lead generation costs. If raising prices to provide compensation for this isn’t a choice, the company then finds itself in a bad position. In this respect, a lead generation system that is really capable of offering positive results can help an entrepreneur to remain in charge of the process. A system should be selected that teaches the business owner the most recent system of taking fresh, qualified leads, leaving her with more time to improve and build the company.

If you’re looking for that special training to help your business improve it’s lead generation without spending tons of money, dig a little deeper below.

To Your Success

Thomas W.

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Software Discounts On Major Software

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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Here are a few Lead Generation Ideas

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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Here are a few Lead Generation Ideas

Getting a consistent supply of leads is straightforward. But if you want a constant 3d illustration of knob set at maximum for generate leadssupply of highly qualified leads then that is a different matter. Let’s just presume that you’re on the lookout for highly qualified leads so here we re going to outline a few good lead generation ideas that you could use to get those highly qualified leads.

Referrals are by a large margin one of the finest techniques to get inexpensive top quality leads, and you can generate these if you’re selling online also.

Dependent on your market this is a great idea for generating very high quality sales leads: If you’re selling business to business then simply start to know other representatives who are in similar (not competing) firms.

As an example, if you sell health-related products, such as vitamins and so on. You could begin to know the reps that go into gymnasiums to sell clobber. Lead Generation - text illustration with social icons and tablet computer and mobile cellphones on cyan digital world map background.Suggesting an advertising swap online is a smart idea and these swaps will be with companies that are relative to your own business (not competitors) you place one of their banners on your web site and they do the same for you. Find firms with web sites that have high page ranks because they get the most traffic. If you aren’t quite up there in the rankings yet you will have to set your sights a little lower. All you have to do is compose an email. It should only take a few minutes-and it may bring you great results. Also check to see whether these higher ranked firms have affiliate marketing programs, that way you could also earn some commissions, though this won’t help you in pushing your business.

No-one likes cold calling, but if you don’t have any other bright ideas it’s going to Steps selling growing a business gears Network, Advertise, Referrals, Cold Call and Salebe better than wasting the first couple of hours of your day staring out the window. At least it’ll get your company’s name out there. Begin to make cold calls each day, even if it’s only ten a day, that a dds up to fifty a week so you need to get at least one good lead from your work. Trade shows are an excellent way to generate leads, naturally the trade show will need to have relevance to your business so as to generate qualified leads.

Unfortunately trade shows can be very expensive, you may likely have to spend on promotional materials and employ some one to help you out. If the trade show is out of town, you may also need to take under consideration travel and hotel expenses. One of the draw backs of trade shows is they might be poorly attended by the people that make the choices in a company and can consequently lead to poor sales.

An opt-in box on a website is the absolute best way to drum up sales leads. But you have got to get traffic to your site for any person to know you exist, and that can be pretty complicated now days. You have a website , so the right way to generate leads from your internet site is by having an opt-in box, and that means doing extensive key phrase analysis, using long tail keywords (which are terms that the general public use to look for things) and bringing traffic to your site. In order for you to generate good qualified leads from a website it ‘s got to be on the front page of Google when someone puts in a search.

If you are not on page one, most people will pay no attention to your site and it Sales Leads words on a red 3d magnet to illustrate lead generation activity to bring in new customers and prospectsactually doesn’t signify how well designed it is or how much you spent on it, it’s simply a fact. There are lots of other lead generation ideas that you can try, but in all truth you actually need a system and that sure is proven system of lead generation that crowds of people are using daily to make substantial incomes. There are many ways to generate leads, but what you need is a real system you can put all your efforts into, so if you’re having a really hard time creating leads you must look at one of the best systems on today’s market. 

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Thomas Wallace

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automation That Will Help Your Home Based Business

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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One of the major challenges that most start-ups are facing these days is that they are not able to sustain through the huge competition that is being imposed by the big names in the relevant industry. One of the easiest ways to counter this is by using business automation tools which will offer an array of benefits to your business. However, before getting deep into the benefits of the tools, you may quickly want to take a quick sneak peak of the different types of business automation tools.

Types Of Automated Business Tools

The internet is filled with many different types of  business automation tools. While there are many options, these tools can be filtered into five different types. These are:

· Marketing automation- The most powerful of all, the marketing tools helps in taking the load off the business owner in terms of generating business leads, tracking conversion rates as well as analyzing success rates of marketing campaigns.

· Customer relationship management aka CRM tools – helps in easy management of customer database which decreases the chances of any manual error anywhere.

· Shopping cart tools – Enables tracking a number of invaluable business information like the frequency of a purchase, lifetime value of a customer etc.

· Email marketing tools – enables sending marketing mails to intended customer base, thereby generating leads of them

· All purpose tools that takes care of marketing and business administration

If you are wondering that you would need all the different types of business automation tools, the answer is a big time NO. Depending on the your business, you will need one or two and that should take care of promoting, generating and tracking leads for your business.

Benefits of Using Automation in Your Business

Now that you understand the different types of automation for business, you may want to quickly go through the various benefits of those tools.

1. The main goal of any automation project, is to save you a lot of time. This can be invested in doing developmental work or designing strategies for your business.

2. It enables businesses to work with a much smaller workforce. You don’t need to hire a bunch of people to manually do the tasks which can be done faster and better by the automation tools.

3. You get 24/7 operations with the implementation of business automation tools. This is one of the major benefits which is normally very expensive with a manual workforce.

4. The most important benefit of the business automation tools is that they generate comparably higher and better quality of leads. The organic leads that are generated and nurtured by the business automation tools should increase both sales and profits! 

5. Another big benefit of the business automation tools is to cut your monthly expenses. Once the one time investment in procuring the automated program is done, there is hardly any periodic maintenance investment that is to be done with these tools.

The business tools are the keys to the success of small business as it enables them to compete against the big names of the industry and do business in the most economical way.  This should leave you with “mo profit”.

To You Making More Money

Thomas W.

Five Important Steps To Starting Your Online Business

Thomas Wallace

Teacher, football coach, online marketer and cancer survivor. Degree in Business Management and an advanced degree in physical education and athletic psychology and exercise.

"What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." Avid bicycle racer in my twenties and thirties. Realized I had to keep pedaling to finish the race! I use that logic in everything I do.

I'm truly thankful for all the people that have helped me along this journey! I make sure I do the same for other people.

"You can have everything in life, if you help enough people get what they want." -Zig Zigler

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When I started my online business from it was both exciting and down right scary at the same time. I knew that the internet was the place to start a businessstarting your online business because of the billions that are being spent every year. After all, my website and business idea could easily draw a potential customer to my website and he or she would spend tons of money………right?  Why not my website, why not?

So I jumped into starting my business without any real plan or organization or timeline for success and soon realized that I had made some mistakes that well really slowed down my progress and results.

1. You Need To Have A Plan

I knew that I would need some guidance and training to start an online business from home. But I became overwhelmed with all the “how to” videos, reports and courses available. These things, while a great help, aren’t going to help if you don’t follow the directions and the organizational plan. Now, it’s one step at a time.  Learn one thing, use it, and on to the next step.

2. Don’t Fall For The “Shiny Object syndrome”

They call it “shiny object syndrome.” I would see something new, like the idea of making money with it, and then invest time and money into it, leaving my other businesses standing at the curb. You have absolutely no chance at the beginning if you constantly buy new opportunities and don’t actually take the steps of using them. Once you decide on something, stay focused to build one at a time.  Once you have a successful business, you can add more businesses for multiple income sources. 

3. Become Automated

Time and money are so important to you and your online business. At first, like most people, I tried to do everything myself. But I learned that investment in software that automates tasks for me was money well spent. There are tons of great software programs that will help you automate tasks. This includes email marketing, blog posting and social media posts.

4. Perfection…………..Forget About It

No one is ever perfect. And I was trying be perfect in everything I did. If I made a mistake I would be mad at myself for days, thinking that I would never recover. But I did. YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT THIS IS REALLY A TRIAL AND ERROR PROCESS. Always remember that something is better than nothing, and no matter what you do can be improved later.

5. You Need To Build Your List

Make sure that you’re building an email list of prospects from day one. Every email list starts with one prospect. When somebody stops at your website for the building your listfirst time, they may leave and never to return. So, if you can get their email address, you can stay in contact with them through your email. Email marketing is still the best way to market online.

You too, will learn what really works and what doesn’t.  Keep fighting the good fight and above all…………..NEVER GIVE UP!

All The Best

Thomas W.