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    Help Me/Question Blog Content Vs Email Content?

    Thanks for the reply. What is the difference between a newsletter or a scheduled email that you send your list with the intention of eventually making a sales offer? The latter is what I am actually more interested in doing. Is there a big difference?
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    Tutorial How To Get More Facebook Likes

    How exactly do likes help? Do more likes make you rank better in the search engines? Or is it something like social proof: If people see that a lot of other people like your post, then it must be good. I'm having trouble understanding this.
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    Help Me/Question Facebook Vs Everything Else

    Hey guys. As far as starting a blog, newsletter, and forum, what are the best social media platforms to focus you limited time on. Of course facebook. Everyone says facebook. But, should I focus on others as well? If so, which ones? Thank you.
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    My Suggestion Retweets can easily enhance your popularity

    I totally agree with you!! There are so many different social media options, that I dizzy and my eyes glaze over trying to figure out which ones to try to concentrate on! I've been hearing about twitter for a long time, but have never really got involved with it. Is twitter in direct competition...
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    Tutorial How to get more twitter followers

    If I wanted to draw traffic back to a blog, squeeze page, or forum, is twitter a better time investment than facebook? Or should I be on both? What about google plus or other social media? How should divide limited time between different options, and how does twitter compare with the other choices?
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    Help Me/Question Does pinterest work for amazon affiliates?

    Great post!! I have been fascinated with pinterest since I first discovered it, and have always had the feeling that there is potential there. This post reaffirmed that feeling. It just seems so time consuming to try to keep up with fresh content that will keep your followers interested and...
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    Help Me/Question Blog Content Vs Email Content?

    Thanks for the response. Good point. So you are saying just short time sensitive updates and personalized content for the newsletter, and more in-depth content for the blog? regarding Special tips, how do you decide what goes into a newsletter or what to put in a blog post?
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    Help Me/Question How to increase google plus followers and increase traffic

    Is Google plus worth the time and effort? I know it is directly connected to Google, so that can't hurt, but in the face of competition from a social media giant like facebook, is it actually worth the time to develop a presence on google plus?
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    My Suggestion Do you have a youtube account for your business?

    When considering Youtube, I've always been concerned with the fact that I don't know how to make a quality video, and I worry that a low quality video would do more harm than good, regardless of the content. Am I wrong? Any thoughts on this?
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    Help Me/Question Which social networking site is best for business?

    What about sites like tumblr, pinterest, reddit and the like? Are these sites worth spending time on? Any others? Maybe they can be a good platform for getting traffic back to your site at least? What do you think?
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    My Suggestion How To Earn Money By Videos - Youtube And Dailymotion?

    Can you post the same video on YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion? Or are their copyright laws that prohibit it? If not, then is it worth it to spend time making different videos for Vimeo and Dailymotion, or should you just concentrate on Youtube since they have the most viewers and are directly...
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    My Suggestion How To Earn Money By Videos - Youtube And Dailymotion?

    Do you have to have a certain number of viewers before you can monetize your videos? Also, I assume the ads you are talking about are the ones that appear on the video screen itself, either as a prelude ad, or as a banner at the bottom. What about the Adsense ads that are on the page? Do you get...
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    Help Me/Question How To Monetize A Forum?

    I apologize for my ignorance, I am a newbie. What is "thread sticky" and"paid forum threads for marketplace" Should ad spaces be sold to individual businesses, or let something like adsense decide what ads are placed on the forum? Thanks.
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    Help Me/Question How To Monetize A Forum?

    Why would someone want to pay for the ability to change their username? What does "bump the thread" mean? I like the idea of a premium membership. What other benefits could a forum owner provide to premium subscribers?
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    Help Me/Question How To Monetize A Forum?

    I do like the idea of creating an online community around a topic, or topics, I am interested in. But, at the end of the day, I am looking for a way to make a living as well. Your response was helpful!
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    My Experience My experience with mailchimp

    Great point. Isn't there a process where you have the potential subscriber click on a confirmation link in their email? I get this from a lot of lists I subscribe to. It seems like this would make sure they want to be on your list. Am I correct? Does mailchimp offer this service? I am interested...
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    My Experience Why everyone needs a blog to promote online business

    Good point. As someone who is looking for ideas to get started in online business, I was wondering how a blog could apply to some business. It seems like for some things there just isn't much to write about. But, I like the angle offering helpful tips. Any more suggestions on blog post topics?
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    Help Me/Question Blog Content Vs Email Content?

    Hey guys, If I were to have a blog about a certain topic and also a newsletter to send out to a list, how would I distinguish between what kind of content to put in each. What is the difference in a blog post and a news letter? Or, what should one say about their topic in a newsletter that...
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    Help Me/Question How Can I Collect Email Data For Email Marketing?

    I am new to this, but from what I have read, you have to offer something. Offer them an ebook, a report, a tutorial.... something in exchange for their email address. Most email lists I am on are because of the free thing they offered me. But this doesn't mean you'll keep them as readers and...
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    My Suggestion 5 Must-read Leadership Books For Your Business

    I think you have convinced me to go back and reread The Seven Habits. It's been almost 20 years since I read it the first time, so I'm sure there are new jewels to be uncovered that I couldn't see back then. Check out "The Millionaire Mindset" by T. Harv Eker and "Obstacle Is The Way" by Ryan...