Guest Post – Best Practices for Shorter Tweets – Pardot.com

Shorter Tweets

Create Shorter Tweets – The best of 140 characters

I got asked by a company called Pardot if I would like to share and use their Twitter infographic on getting the best out of Twitters 140 characters to create shorter tweets and get your message across so I said I would publish a guest blog post for them and here it is.

Marketing experts are always looking for engaging, attention-grabbing tweets. it’s not always easy squeezing a full marketing message into 140 characters or less, it can be a huge challenge-especially when you have lots to say! www.pardot.com has made an infographic called “Best Practices for Shorter Tweets” giving you tips to get the most out of short but sweet tweets. READ MORE

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Deals At Namecheap For December 2013

Namecheap Deals

The Deals

As I’m a raving fan of great suppliers like Namecheap I thought you should know about these deals!

The Namecheap coupon code NCHOLIDAYS will activate any and all of these deals. These offers are valid until 11:59:59pm EST December 31, 2013. Just click here and input your coupon code when you make a purchase.

  • 30% off all Shared and Business hosting plans applied to your first billing cycle, regardless of length.
  • Special price of $9.61 for popular .com, .net, and .org domain registrations or transfers.

Namecheap are cheap but they are definitely not “cheap”, anything but, a good deal is really a good deal with Namecheap – check out what they did for me here – Hosting Nightmares And Solutions. READ MORE

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Why Double Opt-in Is Good And Why I’m Going Back To It

Sorry if I looked interested, I'm not - double opt-in

When Less Is More

Let’s say you are the person opting in to an email list. You’ve seen an offer or something that genuinely interests you so you enter an active email address, you click the subscribe button and follow through to at least see what it’s all about. You’re happy to find out more and the person or company making the offer is happy to have an interested person on their list.

If you see an offer for a free gift though and you just want the free gift you might decide to put in a non-existent email address or an email address that goes to an account you never look at just so you can go to the next page and download the free gift. This is kind of ok for you but not much use to the list owner who really just wants interested people on their list. They want to send you emails, some with offers, some of which you will be interested in and you probably don’t want to receive lots of junk email that you are never going to look at anyway. READ MORE

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Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

Multiple Streams

The Big Deal About Multiple Streams

If you quit or lose your job then for most people that’s it until they get another job. As you might know that alone is enough reason to have multiple streams of income. Even if you have your own business you never know how it’s going to go, maybe there will be low spots or the product or service you offer stops selling. If you have at least 2 income streams that are working then you have some insurance especially if the income from either is enough to keep you going. The thing is not to have all your eggs in one basket! READ MORE

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Digital Experts Academy – gotta be quick

Digital Experts Academy – I’ve got to say … “I like it”!

This is not a review, I’m promoting this because I believe in it. It’s not because I think it’s good but because I know it’s great!

Thinking of joining The Six Figure Mentors / Digital Experts Academy? If so, join now because …

Joining the SFM/DEA costs $197 + $97 a month but from Midnight EST 15th November 2012 it will cost $297 + $97 a month.  Save $100 by joining before the deadline.

Digital Experts Academy – Who

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a college for internet marketing? READ MORE

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Make the application and get in now!

Digital Marketing!

If you have been following my blogs then you will know by now that I always try to be straight with people and this post is no different.

The important bit – a heads up

Much of the Six Figure Mentors is about quality and that side of things is going to get even better. In fact if you have any interest in Digital Marketing and believe that the Six Figure Mentors might be right for you then you should get into it now before things do change.  I can’t say anything about what is happening until it’s all formally announced but there’s nothing else out there quite like it and it is definitely an advantage to at least make an application to join the SFM now and, here’s the link. If you have already seen enough and have more or less decided that the Six Figure Mentors is right for you then you can join up here. Don’t leave it too long though, by the time we get to November 2012 it may be too late. READ MORE

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Banners Broker – is it or isn’t it, should I care?

Loads of people are in Banners Broker and they are right when they say you are bound to make money out of it … as long as you maintain it (which is easy) … and as long as Banners Broker doesn’t shut down or anything.

A lot of people’s first question is probably “is Banners Broker a scam?” and will then Google it to find out. They will probably come up with lots of sites telling you it’s not a scam with a few that say it is. So is it?  Well, I’ve pondered over this and I can’t really say for sure but I’ll tell you some of what I do know and you can decide. Before I do though, another question is “does it matter?” and for my answer to this please see my post Dodgy Schemes on the internet. READ MORE

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The Charles Schulz Philosophy

Peanuts

Actually this is a bit wet but hey … I like Peanuts, I work for em and we need a bit of trivia now and then 🙂

Take the time to Scroll thru slowly and read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect.

The following is the philosophy of Charles Schulz, the creator of the ‘Peanuts’ comic strip.

You don’t have to actually answer the questions. Just ponder on them.

Just read the e-mail straight through, and you’ll get the point.

  1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
  2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
  3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
  4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
  5. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.
  6. Name the last decade’s worth of World Series winners.

How did you do?

The point is, none of us remember the headliners of yesterday.

These are no second-rate achievers.

They are the best in their fields.

But the applause dies.. READ MORE

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10 Things I like about the Six Figure Mentors

10 Things I like about the Six Figure Mentors

There are loads of “how to make it on the internet” websites and systems out there.  Some of them are just giving you information, some of them give you a system and some include tools to help you on your way, some of them are good, some of them are average and no doubt some of them are probably rubbish.

Why pick one over the other … why did I pick the Six Figure Mentors?

I had already looked at some few of these systems but to be honest I took interest in the Six Figure Mentors because it was recommended to me by someone I trusted and by someone who had already spent some time and money looking at various systems.  That isn’t to say I signed up straight away, I looked into it and watched quite a few videos, read some reports and checked out what other people on the internet had to say about it.  I checked for scams and complaints, apart from the odd malcontent the overwhelming majority of people including those in the know gave it an excellent review.  Overall I was impressed and had no doubts so I signed up, and it has so far been a really good decision. READ MORE

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