Referral Spam – Why you should be worried

What is Referral Spam Did you ever see many hits from weird sounding referrers? 20, 40 or 100 in a few minutes? Did you maybe even look at one of those sites because you were excited and curious for you had that many visits? Especially as a new website owner or local business, referral spam can be a problem. Referral spam is produced by bots that crawl your site. They do not interact with your site and no real person is looking at your site. In most cases they do not link to your site; they just pretend to (luckily). Why is referral spam a problem? For large sites with… Read More

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Review: Urgent Timer by Jimmy Kim

Can Jimmy Kim´s Urgent Timer increase your sales? Double and Triple your sale is the claim of Urgent Timer. I know Jimmy for a little while and I know that he has no affiliation with “rich quick” schemes and such. Else I would have probably never had a closer look at his newest “baby”. What is Urgent Timer? Urgent Timer is a cloud-based software that enables you to place countdown timers (and also “expired” notices) on your blogs, websites and in your email. You have probably noticed those timers in presentations of large vendors. And I am sure if you think back you will find times where you were influenced to… Read More

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Honest GetResponse Review

Quick Review of GetResponse GetResponse the Blacklist King This is going to be a quick review. I was a customer of GetResponse for about 10 minutes today. After a few issues with my current provider I decided it´s time for a change. I looked around for the best autoresponder solution. The internet is plastered with positive reviews of GetResponse and what made the difference for me is that the integration with every other tool I am using is fabulous. Features of GetResponse GetResponse offers a large list of useful functions. At an absolute low-end price of under $ 50 you can even host webinars for up to 100 participants.  I… Read More

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Difference between MLM and Pyramid Scheme

How to spot a Pyramid Scheme Opportunity or Scam? Many new Online Marketers are not aware of the fact that pyramid schemes are illegal. To add injury to insult, the majority of people who spend money on a pyramid scheme end up with losses. The damaged reputation is free.  Most pyramid schemes are pretty good at motivating you to annoy and bug everyone around you – starting with your friends and family.  Pyramid schemes used to collapse latest after 2-3 years. With the speed information spreads over the internet, they tend to collapse way faster nowadays. Sometimes from intervention by the government, most often because they are not able to generate… Read More

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3 Crucial Tips for New Online Businesses

3 reasons why new Online Businesses fail 1. Tools for Online Businesses Rule Number One: Spending your days evaluating the next “greatest thing of all time” will not help you with your business. Tools have certain functions and some are better than others. Some systems work better than others – but no system you do not follow consequently will work. Driving a slower car steadily towards the destination will get you there faster than stopping over and over again to test drive the next fast car. It´s a great idea to stay up to date. But many get lost in the sea of claims and promises. Every “free presentation” takes… Read More

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Do you still need Business Cards?

The Case of Business Cards Outdated or still a thing? I am reading many articles that state that Business Cards are over. In times of smartphones, emails and such many people do not see a reason to have them anymore. Especially Online Entrepreneurs, Website Owners and Affiliate Marketers are of the opinion that Business Cards are a relict of the 90ties. They are missing out on a lot of opportunities. I believe that every online business owner, entrepreneur, blogger and even affiliate marketer should have Business Card. Here is why: You meet a lot of people in your everyday life. You might not be close enough to that person to… Read More

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Start your Online Psychic Business

This niche is especially popular with women. It can be a great way of making a lot of money by helping other people – but most people fail because they do it all wrong. Profitable Niche:  Online Psychic Business How to make your Psychic business successful Generally speaking, there are two groups of people who make the decision to start an online psychic business. It is a huge market and profitable niche. There are those who have a gift or learned that craft (or are willing to learn) and those who do not believe in intuition or astrology and want to make a quick buck. I cater to the first… Read More

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Comcast Data Cap and Net Neutrality

Comcast introduces data cap Voted the 4th most hated company Polarizing Seattle-based mass media company Comcast starts implementing data caps in markets from Alabama to Maine. In these “trial” markets, the new data limit is 300 GB.  Users who exceed this limit will be charged $ 10 for every 50 GB over the limit. Recent news articles state that for a monthly fee of $ 30 – $ 35 customers can remove the data cap for good. Basically, unlimited data would still be available just with a drastic price increase.  Currently, the “internet only” products start at $ 57 (including the modem) for a 6 Mbps connection. The most commonly… Read More

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The LinkedIn trick nobody tells you

Marketing on LinkedIn A simple but effective trick A lot of marketers – out of enthusiasm or because they just don´t care if they spam – make a crucial mistake on LinkedIn. They send marketing messages to people they otherwise do not interact with. LinkedIn connections are valuable and should be treated as such. LinkedIn is the most difficult and most rewarding platform. The large amount of professionals on LinkedIn makes it the potentially most profitable network. LinkedIn articles (Pulse posts) also rank very well in google. The integrated “Slideshare” for presentations further supports your SEO strategy. Several programs like LinkedInfluence, Linked University, 30-day Sale Machine and many, many others… Read More

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Commission Gorilla Review

Review Commission Gorilla for Affiliate Marketers  Available from November 9th will be what could be the next big thing for Affiliate Marketers: Commission Gorilla Affiliate Marketers are always hunting for the holy grail. An edge to boost up those conversation rates. I came across Commission Gorilla when searching for a tool to create my coaching offer and I had the pleasure to get early access and test Commission Gorilla for you.  What is Commission Gorilla?  Commission Gorilla is a joint project between PromoteLabs and MediaKettle. It is a SaaS platform that simplifies and automates the process of creating enticing offers and enables Affiliate Marketers to skyrocket their conversion rates and… Read More

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