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Downline Builders A Benefit or A Pain…

Downline Builders a benefit or a pain in the… My online experience has been mostly in the realm of advertising programs and money making programs (aka affiliate programs). But it is a world that is different from the blogs that I’ve been checking out since starting my own blog. These are affiliate programs that may be free or paid. When someone joins under you they too are looking for advertising and income. When I first started my online venture I don’t remember any of these advertising programs […]

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Get Organized From The Get Go

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‘A Stitch In Time Saves Nine’ is an old proverb with a simple meaning of take care of something now before the problem gets bigger. Getting Organized is something I wish I had done from the start of my ventures online. It’s easy to end up with a hundred or more programs, advertising, ebooks, trainings etc as you begin to look at making money online. And keeping all of this information in some orderly fashion is an absolute must. I didn’t have too much trouble just using […]

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Beware the Magic Button

We all want to find that Magic Button that will lead us to instant income, without any work or effort on our part. We want to be able to quit the day job with just a single click and travel the world well into our retirement. So where do you find that Magic Button? There isn’t one. Any one who claims that you can just join a program and have instant overnight riches is selling you the swamp. Unless you have a list of followers that you […]

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Unplugging and Spending Quality Time With Friends and Family

A friend and I recently took a trip to NYC. It was for pure pleasure and to get away from our normal day to day worlds. We opted to leave most of the technology at home and do NO work while away. I know NY may not sound like a place to unwind but we had a blast. Like two school girls going on a class trip. Four days of no emails, no responding to phone calls except those related to the trip and letting family know […]

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Stash Invest – Great Way for Beginners to Start Investing

“THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO.” Have you thought about investing in the stock market but not sure how to get started? Stash Invest started in 2015 and allows investors to start with as little as $5. There are training articles to help you learn about Stash, investing, budgeting, beginners guide to investing and Stash Academy for Kids among others. What is an IPO? How do you read a stock prospectus? What is a sector? What is an industry? Have […]

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List Building Affiliate Programs

An affiliate is someone who is closely associated with another person or organization. There may or may not be a monetary relationship. In the context that we will talk about there is a monetary association. You join a program, refer others and you are rewarded with a set percentage of the sale. Some well known affiliate programs are ClickBank, Amazon and Commission Junction. Join as affiliate then choose products or services that you would like to promote. It’s not necessary to have made the same purchase prior […]

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No Elevator

No Elevator Have you heard the term ‘learning curve’? It’s the process we go through to learn a new task, to gain knowledge about a subject, to plan a trip, to build a business or a website. It doesn’t happen overnight and you can’t just press a button to go to the top immediately. Well maybe there was a brainy person in your class who seemed to be able to do that. In reality most of us have taken the stairs – that ‘learning curve’ since we […]

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Due Diligence

Definition from Merriam Webster: 1 law : the care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm to other persons or their property failed to exercise due diligence in trying to prevent the accident 2 business : research and analysis of a company or organization done in preparation for a business transaction (such as a corporate merger or purchase of securities) When looking at a business, affiliate program or any other offer online or off you should do your due diligence. Just some things to consider: • […]

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