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Pay it Forward

Last weekend we watched a great movie called Pay it Forward. You’ve seen it right ?  It stars Kevin Spacey and Haley Joel Osment (among others). The idea goes back way before the movie (produced in 2000) Wikipedia describes it as Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed...
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How to become a YouTube mogul

Hi Dan   I read an article recently about a guy who is making a killing on YouTube.   (each of his videos has multiple million views)   His “niche” ?   Reviewing Chicken Takeaways.     His Channel is called Chicken Connoisseur, and here is his “recipe” (forgive the pun) for getting millions of...
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The No BS Guide To SEO Success

SEO is one of those secretive beasts that has been the obsession of online marketers since the dawn of mankind. Especially with the event of one search engine pulling far ahead of the rest, an intense culture was born out of focusing on how to best game or manipulate Google’s search algorithms....
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Why You Might Want To Pay Attention To Podcasting Again

Let’s get one thing out in the open straight away: We all know that podcasts are nothing new. In this newsletter, I’m not going to try and tell you that podcasts are anything new – these web-hosted, episodic radio show type broadcasts have been around for roughly a decade now. So no one would have...
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The best party ever?

I’m just back from the Marketing Summit in Liverpool UK.  Slightly sore head, a bit worse for wear, but as I always feel after one of these large networking events, my life has changed. I’ll admit from the outset, I’m not a great traveler. With 2 kids and a nice suburban house from which I...
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Email Marketing is Dead

For years, people in the tech industry have been predicting (or lamenting) the death of email as a form of communication. “Kids don’t use email anymore.” “There are better, faster and more effective ways to interact with other people, such as texting and social media.” “I know people who don’t even have an email address.”...
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They stared death in the face

You’ve probably seen this one on the news. The 2 free climbers who braved the Yosemite’s ‘El Capitan’ mountain. You’ve most likely seen the stats. It took them nearly 3 weeks to climb the mountain. They slept on beds made of ropes, hanging from a vertical monstrosity of a cliff. Their fingers were torn to...
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The Richest Man in Babylon

Ever since I stopped with my Sunday Times Subscription I re-discovered the delights of reading. I did ask Santa for a Kindle this year, but never received it. Luckily my Xperia has a Kindle app which means that I don’t need to buy a Kindle after all (what gives Amazon? You’re losing money!). I’m reading...
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Interview with Zak Loveday, creator of Arbitrage Autopilot Profits

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I’ve been on Radio Silence…Here is Why

You may have noticed I’ve gone a bit quiet recently. No soul searching tales of working for horrible bosses…no existential warnings of pursuing Internet Marketing shortcuts…no fire & brimstone admonitions about re-inventing the wheel… No, none of that for a whole three weeks… Did you miss me? Yea I fell foul of my #1 rule,...
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Are you ready to work for yourself? Maybe you shouldn’t

Sitting in Charing Cross Hospital (which is actually in Hammersmith, funnily enough). Upstairs at the Cafe. My wife had a breast cancer operation last year and is admitted to surgery to tie up some loose ends (metaphorically, that is). If this email reaches you than it all went OK  🙂 Broadband is terrible in these...
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Are you sure there are no shortcuts?

Last week I wrote about what it was that makes some succeed online, and some fail. I touched on different points…. Expertise…Prominence….Focus…. Of all the three I believe that possessing an iron clad, efficacious, infallible expertise (aka credibility) is by far the most important of them all. And here is why....
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Are you an expert in your chosen niche? Here is what you’re missing on

They say that less than 1% succeeds as internet marketers, but I think the numbers are much lower....
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To use or not to use that is the question

To use them, or not, that is the question....
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Starting out, part #2 – collect as many shiny objects as you can

Sure I destroyed my guitar at every concert, but it was okay, because I’d always get a shiny new one the very next day. Patti Smith One of the 101s they taught me in Internet Marketing School is not to chase shiny objects....
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Not sure where to start? have a look at this….

“Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.” Napoleon Hill Throughout this blog my aim is teach you my dear reader how to begin generating traffic and begin making your mark in the world of internet marketing. Sometimes a picture is...
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Is it still possible to make money on the Internet? part 1

There has never been a more urgent time to find a second source of income.  As a nation we are simply not earning enough, as can seen in the “Living Wage” Infographic below from KPMG....
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Can Twitter make a massive difference to a brand’s popularity? Read this amazing Infographic and see for yourself

This stunning Infographic is published by Philip Emmanuele……...
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Knock ’em for Six – Twitter content that will keep them coming back for more

Twitter’s beauty is also it’s challenge. The 140 characters it holds can either amount to an engaging post that will keep your readers come back  (even better – click on the “Buy” Button on your blog) or get lost in a gushing swell of information, never to be found again. Which one will yours be?...
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Kick Ass – How to Get More Twitter Followers Infographic

This awesome Infographic is from the website Twittertoolsbook.com, well worth a read…...
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7 effective ways to engage on Twitter

This infographic from AMEX’s OPEN Forum proposes 7 effective ways to engage on Twitter....
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Are you using Twitter to drive traffic ? 3 Killer ideas to get you started.

Are you using Twitter to drive FREE traffic to your website? If you do – great. You’re utilising one of the most powerful free traffic machines there is. If not – you should start immediately. Below you will find some KILLER tips to get your journey off to the best possible start....
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