Personal Branding was the reason why I got started online and, in fact, I have talked a lot about it from time to time in my blog posts.

Many ways of making money through personal branding

Some of you have asked if personal branding has tangible rewards, and if somebody can make money through it. Well, I am here to tell you that, in most cases, you will not make any money to personal branding in the short-term.

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Just because Aweber is popular, it is not necessarily the best email marketing service out there. After being a loyal customer for over 3 years, I finally decided to change my service provider.
Email Marketing Service - Switched From Aweber To GetResponse - Reasons For The Switch Explained
The reason I signed up with Aweber is not that I knew a lot about email marketing. It wasn’t because I knew a whole lot about different companies either. I chose Aweber for my email marketing needs because it was the service so many online marketers were using and recommending.

People told me that Aweber was the “gold standard” in email marketing. And it worked. I was impressed and convinced!

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Many people ask how did I start making money online and if I could help. I wanted to share some of my experiences while building my online business and to share how I did  it.
Starting Business Online-Businessman-Cutting-Ribbon
I have been an online marketer for at least 5 years now with a thriving web development business, a managed WordPress hosting business, and social media marketing services business. Today, I do small-to-large scale website design/development projects for professionals and companies with an offshore development center in India.

It amazes many people when I say that I didn’t know the difference between a static web page and a blog post. I was already making a six figure income through my profession which had nothing to do with online marketing or websites.

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If you check into your Google Analytics, chances are that your About page (if you have one) is among the top 5 most visited pages on your website.
7 elements of a powerful about us page for your website whether it is personal or business website

Especially, for your first time visitors, it is the most important page. Any new visitor who lands on one of your pages through organic search or any social media channels, it is the About page that they visit next if they like your content.

I have talked about it in the past and I want to talk about it one more time. This time, I want to talk about it in detail because as I was doing analysis of my conversion rate yesterday,  I found something very interesting.

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When you think branding, do you think of a logo, an advertisement on TV, radio or on the internet? You are not alone if you do that because branding is yet another misinterpreted and misunderstood  word.
principles of successful brand building for entrepreneurs and companies
Branding is usually identified with the practice of putting a symbol on a thing to indicate ownership. Companies have used their logos on the products they sell and campaigned to imprint their logs in people’s minds.

Do You Need A Logo For Personal Branding?

Recently, a gentleman sent me a review of my blog design and proposed that he could give me a better design and a better navigation for about $500.

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Starting your own website doesn’t seem to be rocket science and, it’s not. But, having a plan in place to launch, knowing exactly what to do before and after the launch is very important for your success.
Preparing To Launch A New Website For Your Business
I have often wondered, and I have seen many of my friends beating around the bushes to find success after starting a new website. Sometimes, I have ended up making the same mistakes a second and a third time. If you have launched a website or are planning to, you know what I’m talking about.

With website design and development in full swing, I am again thinking to revisit my launch plan of this website with my partner, Bill Butler. is a creative project with the intention to entertain and educate, while helping our readers expand their vocabulary in English language in a very creative manner.

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The success of your email marketing depends on how many people open your email. Obviously there is no point in sending emails to those who don’t even open your emails, right?
Email Open Rates - How Accurate Are These Calculations
Email open rates seem to be an important metric for many internet marketers. In fact, I have been very diligently following email open rates for a long time.

But, it changed after my friend and a fellow entrepreneur, Adrian Jock helped me understand this correctly.

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Those of you who know me, know that I have a good size network marketing business. Those of you who know how true network marketing works, also know that it’s about building organizations, building leaders, and it’s not an easy overnight process.

People who live in glass houses should not throw stones - American proverb

I have a growing business in 5+ countries. The reason I share my experience isn’t because I want to impress you, but to tell you that I have spent years in this industry and I know what it takes to build a business that can pass the test of time.

The Process People Follow To Build A Network Marketing Business

Let me state a few facts to provide a starting point based on a fair understanding of the network marketing business model.

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If you are using an Autoresponder service like Aweber or GetResponse, are you making sure you keep your mailing list clean? I ask because, sometimes, not cleaning your list may cost you money.
Keep Your Mailing List Clean - Remove People Who Unsubscribe - Save Money

Those who know me personally, know that I don’t pay much attention to fine prints. I don’t like to do house cleaning activities very often either.

Just by fluke I happened to see consistent emails from Aweber (which I store in a separate folder in my Gmail account) month after month this year so far saying they were able to charge my credit card successfully.

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Building links and getting social media shares to build better search engine ranking is the top priority for everybody with a website, and for good reasons.
Improve optimize website for pleasant experience to website visitors
Why not? More traffic does mean more opportunities and more opportunities means more money, isn’t that correct?

But, as smart marketer, you want to be prepared for what happens when you start to get the traffic you always wanted. You want your website to have the infrastructure in place to capitalize on that traffic.

What does that really mean? And, how do you do that?

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