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Do You Live Paycheck To Paycheck?

I was reading a book today. In it was a story about a salesman who used to sell a product for about $300. He would call on people at night because most of the time they were working daytime. Many people loved the product and wanted it but they had to finance the $300.

It brought back many memories to me of when I lived like that 20-30 years ago. I remember when we first got married, we had to buy a refrigerator and pay $17 per month for 3 years to get it. Fast forward till today. Last year I bought the top of the line refrigerator and paid $2500 for it and didn’t have to finance it. A few months ago, I purchased a stove I wanted that was close to $2,000, again in cash.

There is a big difference in my life today and my life back then. Back then I had a “JOB” and today I don’t. Today I work for myself. I no longer trade hours for dollars. I have learned to become independent and leverage my time.

Today I would not take a job if someone offered to pay me a thousand dollars a day. I learned a JOB means “just over broke”. When I had a job I lived paycheck to paycheck. I didn’t have enough money to pay for anything, so I charged it or financed it. That meant everything I bought cost additional money for finance charges.

Do you live paycheck to paycheck or have you learned the power in leverage and freedom? Today I’m blessed to use OPM (other people’s money). Anything I want, I go and purchase on my credit card. The credit card gives me reward points that I can redeem for neat things or flight and trips. I pay off the credit card in full so there is no interest.

I’ve learned the only way to become free it to become independent. Work for yourself, leverage your time. Find a great business, and go to work and build it. It’s no fun living life broke. Only you can decide to make a change. It starts and ends with you.

I broke out of the paycheck to paycheck lifestyle. If I could do that, I know you could too. Take action and make it happen.


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Do You Ever Need To Get Addresses?

Do you ever need to get addresses from family and friends or business partners. Do you write them down and lose your list and just never get them added to your address book? I know I used to and it was quite a chore.

Some friends of mine came up with a brilliant solution. With this simple little tool, you can easily have those you know fill in their own information and then you can send them cards, gifts, invitations or thank you’s and have all your addresses in one place. You can even print out labels, and or envelopes right from the site.

Travis and Jackie made this website last year when they were trying to collect everyones addresses for their wedding and it was a nightmare. They were getting lists from Jackie’s mother, Travis’s mother, people on Facebook and it was a joke! They wanted one place to have everyones addresses that were organized and easy to use. They didn’t want to go around to every person and ask for their address, then try and remember it later. So we decided there needed to be a website that was a useful tool for everyone and solved a problem. Thus, ineedyouraddress.com was born!

Ineedyouraddress.com is a website for people to easily and securely collect all their family and friends addresses. It’s great to use for wedding invites, baby blessings, graduations or just a great way to have all your closest friends addresses. It’s easy to use and saves tons of time! All you do is sign up, and in a few simple steps, you have your own personalized website. You get a unique URL that you can share with friends and family so they can go on and fill out their information. The entries you get are organized for you, and you can sort them how you want. You want to be able to keep family and coworkers separate? No Problemo! Tags make it easy to organize different addresses so you can easily find all your different groups (Friends, family, coworkers, etc.)! You can then easily print on envelopes or print labels and send invitations, birthday cards or just to say hello! It’s a great tool whether you use it one time for your wedding, or just a way to keep all your friends and families addresses.

The best part is they are sharing this with anyone that has a need to collect addresses. I set up my own account for anyone that wants to send me their address. So if you would like to hear from me, fill out this form. It will put your contact information into my personal address book and I can stay in touch.

If you’d like to create your OWN address book, simply set it up here. ENJOY!


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Valentines Day

We’re getting close to Valentines Day. It’s time to start thinking about spending time with that special someone.

Just in time for the holiday, we have added a line of flowers, dish gardens and fancy candy, including carmel covered apples and chocolate covered strawberries. The best part is we do everything for you.

You pick a card, type a message or include photos, and add the gifts of your choice and hit send. We make the card you ordered, include the gift and take care of handling and shipping and make you look like the star.

I can even show you how you can get paid to use the service and share with others. If you’re interested in making extra cash or just pleasing that special someone, take a peek today

There is a video there that will show you all around. Have a wonderful holiday with your special someone.


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Below you will find 10 common methods to help generate free network marketing leads, many of these ways as you go about your  everyday tasks.

1.  Be sure to have a website with an “opt in” page!  This is CRITICAL!  Your Greeting Card Businesswebsite can give an overview of your business and then simply say “to find out more, enter your email” and have that email forwarded to you.  You now have a method of contacting that lead (their email). You can also use this method by asking for their phone number as well.

2. Create a newsletter geared toward your business that shows your personality. It doesn’t have to be long and you can get content form your company, as well as just your own thoughts and experience.  When people sign up for the newsletter, they opt in to being further contacted about your MLM business (make sure this is stated plainly on the newsletter registration page).

3.  Cold Calling.  Keep in mind that if you are selling personal products and not business products, this process will be more difficult but if it fits your personality, then try it and be consistent.

4.  Treat your e-mail signature as free advertising space and create a signature message that briefly introduces your business and invites people to contact you for more information.  Include your Facebook page, Pinterest link, and any other social media sites you are active on. Place each person who contacts you on your lead list!

5.  Send out a Press Release announcing your business or products.  There are plenty of ways to send out press releases without spending a cent.  What’s more, each press release will contain your contact information which means that the leads will come to you instead of you tracking them down!

6.  Business Referrals both online and off are fantastic places to find free MLM leads.  Your business network probably has a lot of potential clients that would be interested in your services.  Create a reciprocal relationship where you can share leads.

7.  Write articles about your business and submit them to free article directories—the articles can have your website information on them and people who are curious about your business  or product will visit your website and register their information to find out more about your company.

8.  Networking.  Many people go into MLM thinking that it is a great way to do business without having to do the “traditional” business building methods like marketing, sales and networking.  This couldn’t be further from the truth!  To really succeed and get free leads, you need to get out into your community and let people know what you do.  Each person you meet can then be turned into a lead!

9.  Register your business with the search engines.  Google’s small business center is free to use and can be a help you generate lots of leads..  When you register with the Google business center, your business will appear at the top of search results for your type of business when people do local searches.  If you attach your website’s link to your listing, you won’t have any trouble generating free MLM leads!

10.  Personal Referrals. Ask your current leads if they know of anyone else who might be interested in your services.  The law of averages says that at if you ask every one of your leads who else might be interested in your business; at least a few of them will give you a few names, numbers or email addresses!

Not all methods might work for you, but some will, and if you are consistent at 3-4 of these techniques, you will slowly start filling your funnel by generating free business leads!


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2014 Is Here

Do you believed 2013 went so fast? Seems like it was just starting off the year and now here we are starting again. Where did the year go?

Are you any better off this year than last? When you started last year what resolutions did you make? Did you want to lose weight? Make more money? Travel? Change your life? Did you follow thru on those resolutions?

I resolved this year to make NO resolutions. We all start off thinking of the things we mean or want to do, but quickly those resolutions fade into the distance like dreams. I plan to leave each day to the fullest. I plan to live day by day in 2014. I resolve to do my best, but this year my # 1 resolution is ZERO. I made none. How about you?

I hope you have a very Happy 2014. I have a feeling that this is going to be a wonderful year for us all.

Happy New Year!


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Basics of SEO

If you are already running an Internet marketing campaign or are looking into expanding your marketing online, one traffic source you cannot afford to overlook or ignore on is search engine optimization (SEO). SEO is one of the most popular buzz words in Internet marketing but is not simple and is often too confusing for most business owners who are not SEO experts, to grasp and implement profitably. Even those who are knowledgeable about SEO may have difficulty executing their SEO strategies to produce the desired affect in many cases

So here is a little background on SEO

Well known search engines such as Google rank websites according to complex algorithms which are designed to determine which websites are most relevant for particular search terms. Google truly wants  and tries to give their customers (searchers) what they want.  In order to take advantage and get ranked, you need to structure your site and content with as much optimization as possible. This is important because most Internet users rely heavily on these rankings. It is not uncommon for Internet users to only review the first few results when they search for a particular term. So if your website ranks high enough to appear on the first page of the search results you will likely enjoy increased website traffic. However, if your website doesn’t make it to the first page or even the second page, it is unlikely you will receive a great deal of website traffic from visitors who use search engines.

Now that you understand why search engine rankings are so important you might wonder how to achieve these rankings.  Because of the complexity of SEO, and it being an expertise of its own, the easiest way to optimize your website is to hire a SEO specialist to do the work for you.

The algorithms used by search engines can be rather complex and include a number of different factors. Some of the common factors in the equation include:

  • Keyword density
  • META tags
  • Titles
  • Inbound links
  • Website traffic and content
  • Video, and more

Keyword density refers to the number of times a particular keyword is used in the content of your website. The theory behind this concept is that website which use a keyword often are likely extremely relevant to that keyword, however, overuse of that keyword may result in penalties to the website if the search engine deemed the keywords are not being used appropriately.

 META tags are pieces of HTML code which some search engines use in evaluating the content of a website. Placing keywords in these tags can be beneficial in some search engines. However, care should be taken to avoid placing irrelevant keywords in these tags as this may result in your website being penalized.

Inbound links are also used by some search engines to rank websites. Inbound links refer to links on other websites which point to your website. In evaluating the worth of these inbound links, some search engines consider the rank of the website providing the link to your website. This means you should ensure the website providing inbound links to your website are high ranking websites to receive the most benefit from these links.

Finally, the content on your website can do a great deal to increase your search engine rankings. Most SEO firms retain a staff of writers who are skilled at providing quality content which is also optimized for relevant keywords. If you hire a SEO firm who does not providing copy-writing services you should invest in hiring a professional writer yourself. This will help to ensure the copy on your website is not only valuable to your visitors but also considered valuable to search engines.

VERY IMPORTANT

With all of this said, SEO is not for everyone, especially if you are just starting out.  It is important for you to understand the basics and to optimize your site the best that you can as you add content.  However,  in many cases, paid search or PPC is much more effective starting out and for figuring out what keywords are important to rank for.

NEVER EVER attempt SEO paid or on your own, until you have first ran PPC campaigns to know what keywords will make you money!  You might spend hundreds or thousands of dollars and months of time trying to get to #1 for a keyword you think is important, only to find out that no one clicks on it, or if they do, they are not in the buying mindset.  Or maybe your site does not convert.  It is much wiser to risk a couple hours of ad words setup and a few hundred dollars to find this out, then months and thousands of dollars.  So  ALWAYS, run PPC and know what keywords make you money before trying to rank for them!


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How to Use Relationship Marketing in Your MLM

I wrote another article about general relationship marketing for any business.  Here is an excerpt of the definition of relationship marketing and the article:

“What Is Relationship Marketing?”

Simply put, relationship marketing puts the word custom back in customer.  Thanking Customers With Greeting Cards It seems pretty simple , right? It seems to be a no brainer, but relationship marketing relatively rare in  business and marketing circles.  The focus now is on attracting customers rather than keeping them – a term referred to as offensive marketing.  It is absolutely crazy that businesses no longer have a focus of keeping existing customers, or even a balance between generating new customers and keeping current ones. Relationship marketing will make all the difference in the world, not to mention it can save you and your business money.

Relationship marketing evolved from direct response marketing in the 1960′s, emerging in the 80′s to become a system that places emphasis on building longer term relationships with  customers rather than simply a single transaction.  This marketing philosophy means that you understand the customer’s needs as they change and go through their buying life cycle.  Put another way, offering a range of products/services, as your customers need change and they actually need those products or services.

You can read the complete article here.

So how do you apply this in your MLM with your downline?

Some people might think that once you have signed up a new downline member your job is done.  We all know that is not true. But, maybe you help them get started, they have a couple sign ups and then you are done, right?

Absolutely not!

Whether your new team members take off fast or get cold feet and stand still, you need to continue to “market” to them.  Yes, even AFTER they have joined.  You do this by continuing to build a relationship through FB, email, newsletters, and most importantly, physical greeting cards to check in on them, encourage them, wish them a happy birthday, send condolences as needed, and more.

By utilizing greeting cards in your relationship marketing with your downline, you will keep them engaged, and eventually your sleepers may “wake up” and become incredible producers where you once thought they were dormant or not going to contribute.  More importantly, you are showing care and concern form them as a person, not just a business associate or potential income, and this type of attitude of caring and concern will make you more successful personally and business wise in the long run.  Click here to send a card to someone in your organization right now!


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Share This With Those You Care About

NOW HEAR THIS…NOT ALL THIEVES ARE STUPID!!

Stay Safe. Keep your family & Friends safe too. Share this with those you care about.

1. Some people left their car in the long-term parking at San Jose while away, and someone broke into the car. Using the information on the car’s registration in the glove compartment, they drove the car to the people’s home in Pebble Beach and robbed it. So I guess if we are going to leave the car in long-term parking, we should NOT leave the registration/insurance cards in it, nor your remote garage door opener. This gives us something to think about with all our new electronic technology.

2. GPS.
Someone had their car broken into while they were at a football game. Their car was parked on the green which was adjacent to the football stadium and specially allotted to football fans. Things stolen from the car included a garage door remote control, some money and aGPS which had been prominently mounted on the dashboard. When the victims got home, they found that their house had been ransacked and just about everything worth anything had been stolen. The thieves had used the GPS to guide them to the house. They then used the garage remote control to open the garage door and gain entry to the house. The thieves knew the owners were at the football game, they knew what time the game was scheduled to finish and so they knew how much time they had to clean out the house. It would appear that they had brought a truck to empty the house of its contents.

Something to consider if you have a GPS – don’t put your home address in it… Put a nearby address (like a store or gas station) so you can still find your way home if you need to, but no one else would know where you live if your GPS were stolen.

3. CELL PHONES

I never thought of this…….

This lady has now changed her habit of how she lists her names on her cell phone after her handbag was stolen. Her handbag, which contained her cell phone, credit card, wallet, etc., was stolen. 20 minutes later when she called her hubby, from a pay phone telling him what had happened, hubby says ‘I received your text asking about our Pin number and I’ve replied a little while ago.’ When they rushed down to the bank, the bank staff told them all the money was already withdrawn. The thief had actually used the stolen cell phone to text ‘hubby’ in the contact list and got hold of the pin number. Within 20 minutes he had withdrawn all the money from their bank account.

Moral of the lesson:

a. Do not disclose the relationship between you and the people in your contact list. Avoid using names like Home, Honey, Hubby, Sweetheart, Dad, Mom, etc….

b. And very importantly, when sensitive info is being asked through texts, CONFIRM by calling back.

c. Also, when you’re being texted by friends or family to meet them somewhere, be sure to call back to confirm that the message came from them. If you don’t reach them, be very careful about going places to meet ‘family and friends’ who text you.

*PLEASE PASS THIS ON

* I never thought about the above!

As of now, I no longer have ‘home’ listed on my cell phone.

Even if this does not pertain to you….Pass it on to your family and friends.


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When that time of year rolls around, and you see all the holiday gift catalogs hitting your desk or emails hitting your in box, you know its time to plan and send out greeting cards to your customers.  While some people are now advising companies not to send Christmas cards because there is too much going on and their message gets lost in the shuffle, that is the wrong way to think.  However, there are some innovative tips that will help you build better relationships when you send holiday cars out this year.

What are they?

Personalize the card!

Custom Holiday Cards

Custom Holiday Cards

Even if you get custom cards printed, you still need to write a brief message if you know something about that customer, even if it is only a couple sentences, and you NEED to SIGN the card.  Printed Business Names do not cut it!  Now, you can use printed signatures, and you can have your business information below your signature, but the card needs to be personalizes to have maximum effect.  This might sound time consuming, but at the end of this brief article, I am going to show you how  to do this very easily, right from your computer, and achieve a lot more results from your cards than every before!

DO NOT SELL

You are not sending a card to sell your customers.  You are sending the Christmas greeting card to build relationship and let them know they matter to you.  This is important.  Yes, it is okay to have your business information, subtly in the card, but do not sell them.  You can also have a discount offer or offer them a free gift if they drop in your location or call between a certain time frame.  However it needs to be legit and sincere, not a ploy.

Consider TWO Holiday Greeting Cards

Yes, consider sending two cards this season.  Send one that will get there in time for Christmas, and then send another card either for thanks giving, a giving thanks card, thanking them for being your customer, or a New Years Card, wishing them a prosperous new year. Be sure to include your contact information below your personalize signature.

Consider Sending a Gift

Depending on how large your list is, consider sending a nice gift to your customers or associates.  If your list is so large that it is not

Send a Gift!

Send a Gift!

feasible to so this financially, then choose your top three, five, or ten customers or associates, and send them a gift along with your card.  This is also easy to do online, and ads a special touch that will make sure you are noticed and build your relationship with the recipient.

Send a Photo Card

If you have a business where your clients or associates often come in contact with you or many of your staff, then consider taking a group picture of your employees, and possibly their families, and use this as a custom card to  your customers.  Have all the employees sign the card if possible, and perhaps have them write a little greeting.  This is not hard, have them all sign a piece of card stock paper, then scan it to turn it into a graphic, and have it printed in your cards so that they don’t have to sign all the cards individually if there are a large amount of Christmas cards to be sent out.

Okay, above you have five great tips on how to get the most out of the Christmas Cards your customers.  Now, how do you make it easier, especially if you have hundreds of cards to send?

First, check out this article on how to make you Business Christmas Card list.  Then, go to http://greetingcardlady.com and  send a custom card to someone, anyone, right now!  It will only take about 3 minutes.  Once you see how easy it is to create a card and send it, then you can talk to your account manager, or just sign up, create your card, and then upload your contact list and click send.  You can send 10 or 1,000 cards all at one time!   These are real cards that will be printed, stuffed, stamped, addressed, and mailed.

This system will allow you to ad custom photos, or use a stock holiday card.   It will also allow you to insert your personal signature, and if you wish to customize the message to the recipient.  If you have hundreds of holiday cards to send, then you can simply type in a message that will look like your handwriting, and the system will then use your contact list to merge the fields and send the cards out personalized to each recipient, but all in one click for you!

Finally, if you have some clients, partners, or associates that you would like to send a nice gift too, you can also attach anything from nice watches to gourmet goodies to your card, and have it send in  a nice gift box right to your customers address!

Take the stress out of sending cards today.  Click here.


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Stress Free Christmas Cards

It is that crazy time of year again! The leaves have changed in the cooler climates and the temperatures have dropped a bit in the warm climates. Some places are even getting a jump start on winter snow. Yes, Christmas and the crazy holiday season is here!

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Send Custom Christmas Cards Online

Along with all the shopping, parties, family visits, and travels, there is one task that MUST be done – getting your Christmas cards in the mail! Some people dread doing this, others look forward to reconnecting with old friends and family, or even writing family newsletters to let people know what they have been up to. It is also a time of family pictures that are often turned into Holiday Greeting Cards and Christmas Cards.

As much as many people dread sending cards, others love it, and recipients love receiving them. In an internet age of e cards and email greetings, people still like the special, personal touch of receiving a physical card in the mail for the holidays.

You can go to the store and buy a box of cards, and sit down and write each one out, address it, stamp it, and mail it, or you can also use Send Out Cards, to easily create a custom Christmas card, or use one of their hundreds of stock cards, type or personal greeting, even add pictures if you like, and then simply type in the address, and click send. Send Out Cards will then print, stuff, address, stamp, and send your card to all your recipients in a click of a mouse!mouse

It really is that easy, and they are awesome, high quality cards. If you are sending the same message to everyone, you can send even faster! Click here to send a card for free and see just how easy it really is!

You can also send gourmet gifts and high end gifts with your cards making the Christmas season a breeze, and taking the stress out of shopping and sending Christmas Greeting Cards so that you have time to enjoy the holiday season. Don’t wait, click now and see just how easy it is to customize and send Christmas greeting cards today, and you will never go back to the long drawn out process of handwriting and addressing each individual greeting card!


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