Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Quote of the Day

"Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries of a huge research staff to study the problem." -- Bill Vaughan

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Quote of the Day

"While there's life, there's hope!" -- Ancient Roman Saying

Joint Ventures Revealed

A joint venture is when two or more businesses join together to
work on a project for a set period of time. Doing joint ventures
with other businesses can increase your chances of beating
your competition, increase your sales and increase your profits
quickly. Plus:

-you can save money when businesses share operating costs

-you can get referrals from other businesses

-you can save valuable time when businesses share the workload

-you can offer your customers new products and services

-you can gain new business associates

-you can save money by sharing advertising and marketing costs

-you can get free advice and important information from other

You can find businesses to joint venture with online or
offline. I try to find businesses that have the same target
audience, but are not direct competition with my business.
Here are a few ways to find joint ventures online:

-subscribe and participate in e-mail discussion groups, online
forums and newsgroups that deal with your target audience

-subscribe to e-zines that deal with your targeted audience

-note on your Web site or e-zine that you are interested in
doing joint ventures

-search in your favorite web directories and search engines to
find businesses to joint venture with online

Once you find a business simply e-mail them your proposal.
Tell the business owner the benefits of the joint venture.
Explain to him or her why it would be a win/win situation for
both of your businesses. Give them a lot of compliments about
their business, Web site, products and services. Using all three
methods above will greater your chance of constructing a
profitable joint venture. Good Luck!

www.Developing Your Success.com

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Quote of the Day

“Service is the rent we pay for the space we occupy on earth!”
-Cavett Robert, The Dean of Motivational Speaking

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Quote of the Day:

"A man of character finds a special attractiveness in
difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with
difficulty that he can realize his potentialities." --
Charles de Gaulle

Friday, May 21, 2010

Quote of the Day

"'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, when life flows like a
song. But the man worthwhile is the one who will smile when
everything goes dead wrong." -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

10 Reasons Why People Don¨t Visit Your Web Site

1. You don't offer free original content. It's important
to give your visitors information they can't find any-
where else. If you're the only source for a certain type
of information, people will flock to your web site.

2. You don't offer free software. Most people like
to find good deals on software for their computers. If
the software is free, that is even better.

3. You don't offer a free contest or sweepstakes. It's
a fact, people like to win things. If you can fulfill that
need, people will stop by to visit.

4. You don't offer a free directory. Create a directory
of web sites on a particular topic that is related to your
target audience. People will visit because they will find
what they're looking for, all in one place.

5. You don't offer a free e-zine. Most people love to
get free information that they're interested in emailed
to them on a regular basis. This saves them time and

6. You don't offer a free community. People like to
have a place were they can have discussions with
others on a particular subject. You could add a chat
room or message board to your web site.

7. You don't offer a free affiliate program. One of
people's basic needs to survive is money. When you
offer them a free opportunity to make money they'll
line up to visit your web site.

8. You don't offer a free online utility. When you offer
a utility that can solve a problem, people will visit your
web site. The utility could be a free autoresponder,
e-mail account, search engine submission, etc.

9. You don't offer free current information. Supply
news stories related to your web site. People want
up-to-date news on the topics they are interested in.
They will also be interested in visiting your web site.

10. You don't offer free samples of your product
or service. Have you ever been to a store and you
jumped at the chance to get a free sample of food?
This same concept will also attract people to visit
your web sit.


Monday, April 5, 2010

10 Killer Profit Ideas

1. Gain an advantage over your competition. You should find one benefit your competition doesn't offer and use it as your main selling point.

2. Design your e-zine so it creates multiple free advertising streams. Ask readers to forward it to people they know, offer ad trades, etc.

3. Allow your visitors to subscribe to an update e-zine. Anytime you make changes to your website they can receive an informative e-mail.

4. Focus your articles on information the targeted readers and e-zine publishers want. They will get published more often, which means free publicity.

5. Use problems to attract online traffic. Find common online problem and use your web site to solve it. People will visit and see your ads.

6. Have an informative FAQ page at your web site.Anticipate questions your prospects or visitors may have; this will help improve your sales ratio.

7. Improve your negotiation skills. This'll improve your business because you're always negotiating ad swaps, supply prices, joint ventures, wages, etc.

8. Beat your competition by giving away a similar product or service that they charge for. It could be add on products, warranties, servicing, etc.

9. Build a larger online community by giving your visitors bonuses for participating on your message boards or chat rooms. Try free products, ads, etc.

10. Instead of starting an affiliate program, start a referral program. Give people discounts and free products for referring people to your site.


Thursday, February 18, 2010

Quote of the Day

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

Dale Carnegie

Friday, January 29, 2010

Accelerate Your Profits

Below are 10 Proven Ways To Accelerate Your Profits

1. Make copies of your web site in many different
languages. This'll allow foreign speaking people to
read your web site and advertisements.

2. Give your customers a surprise bonus for buying.
When you give customers more than they expect,
there is a good chance they will buy from you again.

3. Send greeting cards offline or online to customers
on holidays. You'll get the chance to increase your
orders by including your ad inside the card.

4. Market your products or services to your target
audience. For example, don't try to sell a football
in a cooking magazine.

5. Give people the option of buying other products
or add on products when they decide to buy your
main product or service at the point of sale.

6. Think of new ways to attract people to buy your
products or services. You could add on extra free
bonuses, delivery options, payments options, etc.

7. Give other businesses the option of selling your
product. It could be a simple joint venture deal or
an affiliate/associate program.

8. Follow-up regularly with all your prospects and
current customers. When people see your ad more
than once they are more likely to buy.

9. Learn sales ideas from reading and studying other
business' advertising and marketing material. It
could be ads, brochures, tv ads, sales letters, etc.

10. Educate yourself with new strategies to increase
your sales. You could take classes, subscribe to
e-zines and magazines, read books.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Good Advice

To Know and not to do, is not to know.