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Author: Pascal Akuna

Affiliate Marketing

The amazing opportunities in Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is an excellent opportunity you truly believe in the value of the product you’re selling because many times, you can make money from something you would probably recommend anyway.

“Being an affiliate marketer is very cost-effective. You don’t have to put much money in an affiliate program in order to gain a lot.

“It’s the ultimate win-win situation. All affiliates get something from the arrangement, as does the company running the affiliate program, making it a mutually beneficial relationship.”

“Show the real you in your emails. You can’t control what people think of you—only what they see of you. Write about intimate stories, casual conversation, and flaws.”

“Great emails go unopened, great videos go unwatched, and great articles never get read because their headline sucks.”

“If you think of your target market like a pond of fish and you’re only using one hook, one selling system, and one way of targeting, then you’re only resonating with a small, small part of your market.”

“Landing pages need to look appealing, but most of all they need to convert.”

“In a nutshell: you need a landing page to achieve a particular goal, whether that’s building your brand, growing your email list or making a profit. At its core, it facilitates some type of opt-in process.”

“Once somebody is on your landing page, you want to start a conversation with them.”

“The promises you make in your ad are the ones you keep on your landing page.”

“When people are on your website, they may want to fill out a form, but a lot of people just want to talk to you now. They don’t want to fill out the form and wait.”

“The reason it seems that price is all your customers care about is that you haven’t given them anything else to care about.”

“You can’t just open a website and expect people to flood in. If you really want to succeed you have to create traffic.”

“You can’t wait for customers to come to you. You have to figure out where they are, go there and bring them back to your store.

“The world isn’t going to shower gold coins on you just because you have a good idea. You’re going to have to work like crazy to bring that idea to the attention of people. They’re not going to buy it unless they know about it.”

“If you look like you’re selling, people see it and run the other way. Everything has shifted. The stories that have emotional content are going to make people know, like, and trust you.”

Affiliate marketing has made businesses millions and ordinary people millionaires.

In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide. The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.

business

7 Amazing reasons to start your own business in 2020

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Starting a business of your own can open a world of opportunities and options. A close look at successful entrepreneurs indicates that the majority of them run their own business which brings in a residual income stream. Below are some of the reasons why you need to start your own business this year:

Imagine how it would feel to get up at your own sweet time and not hurry to office in the regular chaos of snarling traffic. And then, to begin the day as though you are fresh from home and nothing has happened. You are your boss, and you determine when to resume and when to close.

Extra Income has not hurt anyone up to now, and it should not be hurting you either. If you are willing to do that extra bit of work or travel that extra mile for your boss, I am sure you will be more than willing to do so for yourself, especially if you feel that it would improve the quality of life of you and your family.

Multiple streams of Income does not come for free. It involves hard work! It is not hard work when you are doing what you are passionate about. The benefits of creating multiple income streams far outweigh the risk and stress involved.

I consider it foolish working hard daily, only to be paid peanuts as salary every month. Just check the following benefits accruing to every business owner:

1.Confidence and Fulfillment
Having your own business makes you more of a complete person who can proudly say that he/ she is an entrepreneur who has achieved something.

2. Limitations of earning do not exist

You can earn as much as you want by just putting more effort and the risk of financial failure is ultimately eliminated

3. Work at your own pace
The monotony of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm is eliminated. You have the advantage of being your timekeeper. Flexibility enables the average entrepreneur to perform at the optimum.

4. Job security and fear of unemployment becomes history
The fear of been sacked ranks as the number one phobia among employees. This fear can become a major obstacle to achieving the goal of having your own business.

5. Flexibility to do whatever you want to do, whenever you want to do it

Working for others can reduce you to a human-robot because your suggestions may sometimes be discarded at the expense of management policy and decisions.

6. You retire when you feel like not when you become old and weak
I once had a boss who after retiring from service became too weak to do anything meaningful. This was someone who had put in 35 years of meritorious service to the company and here he was living in a company apartment. He did not have a home of his own, and to make matter worse, he did not have a business of his own. That was the day I decided to opt for a business of my own and end the rat race of paid employment.

7. You will be your boss with no one looking over your shoulder
The joy and freedom to take the crucial decision that will ultimately shape your business can be exciting and at the same time challenging. It is, however, a motivational factor as an entrepreneur.

Success is very much achievable to everybody. Believe that and you have taken the first step on your way to starting your own business in 2020.

retirement

Retirement can be enjoyable if well implemented

retirement

Retirement is one subject that is often regarded as a nightmare among workers in private and government enterprises due to its perceived disadvantage. This can, however, be transformed into an enjoyable period in the life of an individual, if properly handled. There are various approaches available to the average employee who is still actively employed, and the choice of how to go about implementing each method is entirely up to the individual.

Attend seminars
Most companies normally organize seminars and workshops for employees who are close to retirement. These seminars and workshops normally focus on life after retirement and how individuals can easily adapt to their new lifestyle. Some topics on investments, wealth creation, and business opportunities are also handled in such seminars to enhance the entrepreneurial skills of the individuals.

Start planning about building your retirement home
One of the key areas that must be adequately handled by individuals planning to bid farewell to paid labor, is the need to build a decent home. There is always that desire to own a home where one can have a well-deserved rest of years of meritorious service. The earlier such projects are completed, the better for the individual.

Invest in your children
Children are often regarded as our retirement. They need to be given adequate education if we don’t want them to become a nuisance to us in the future. It is however sad to realize that some retirees still depend on their kids for survival when it ought to be the other way round. It is wrong to burden your kids with taking care of you at old age. When they are given the needed leverage at a tender age in the area of education and training, they become an asset rather than a liability.

Savings
One of the things that create panic among individuals who are close to retirement, is the issue of finance. It is important and compulsory that an individual begins to save for the rainy days a few years before retirement. Ideally, it is expected that a dedicated savings account be opened with a pension scheme company that will yield good returns with time.

Clear all your debts
It is unnecessary to accumulate debts when one has a few years left before retirement. The feeling of relief and rest that comes with having a debt-free retirement can help bolster one’s confidence ahead of the d-day. It is ridiculous to pay-off your debt with proceeds from your entitlements when such money would have gone into useful projects.

 

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