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Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing is a home business idea, you can earn lot of money by doing Internet Marketing business.

There are many fields in the marketing world, but the most attractive is the internet marketing field. Actually, the business of Internet marketing is the marketing of products and services using the Internet. There are many kinds of advantages of internet marketing, such as lower cost way of marketing. Internet marketing helps a company to increase traffic to their products and also helps new customers and clients.

There are many tips and ideas for starting the business of Internet marketing, some of them are

• A better online marketing skills to succeed in this business.
• Think about what you will do and how your online marketing.
• Determine the name of the company or enterprise.
• Choose a location for the company to propose.
• There is no need of business license, but you can get for the government products marketing.
• Develop a website to start your business.
• Remember that online marketing requires much time for a better result, so as much time as you can.
• You must be smart to learn the tips of online marketing.
• Search in the market and on the Internet for customers.
• Ask family and friends for referrals you.
• Make a list of all customers and make appointments with customers for all online marketing of their products or business.
• Advertise your business in newspapers and magazines.

These few simple steps will help you a lot to start a new home based business internet marketing by spending nothing. Online marketers usually earn much money, so you can also earn lots of money to start this business from your home. That means more money in any business or start with less amount or large amount.

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Google and Yahoo Adding Market Share while, Ask & MSN Losing Marketshare

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A recent survey by comScore Networks showed that Google and Yahoo added marketshare while Ask & MSN loss ground.

Google’s market share is up to 47.4% with a 0.4% increase in December. Yahoo was edging up also.

ComScore Networks survey shows that Microsoft Search slid 0.5% to 10.5% of Web search and slid 0.5% to 5.4%. (This surprises me, I do not know ask was that much market share)

Part of Yahoo’s search market increased by 0,3% to 28,5% in December on issues of November.

Search United States in December rose by 1% compared with November to tune of $ 6.7 million searches.Sportspark40

What does this mean for internet marketers and SEO peeps? Not much. I do not think everyone was surprised to increase Google and get Yahoo. We will keep on designing, coding, and marketing as we know our Google and Yahoo SERPS is more valuable  than they grow each month.

These numbers just add to MSN’s Search Engine woes. MSN Live hasn’t been near the success that it was being touted to have.

I’m out on limb here and predict that the main MSN search engine  and go to be competitive again. Not that they could start over, but it was like to live there. Google will have to make some big mistakes  and MSN to remove the most incredible wonders to compete with Google soon.

I see MSN and continue to lose ground in the search market. (for the record though, this does not mean I don’t target MSN on some of my searches…cause I do and will continue to do so…at least for a while)

Now go forth and make some money,

How Much internet marketing That eBook In The Window?


Ebooks. Some people love them, some hate them. For the beginning affiliate marketer, ebooks can mean a shortcut on the learning curve to success.

I visit many internet marketing forums and affiliate marketing. It never fails, someone will ask questions about the book and soon several members of the forum  will jump and say the person asking the question: “You do not need that book, all you need to know in the forums and the internet.

What is likely to be right, but the person or position statement like that never stopped to realize that maybe the person who asks questions, do not want to spend days, months and weeks to fill stupid message in the forum only to be removed nuggest more wealth. On the other hand, the person placing this response may already know about it and hope the person who asks questions will lose heart and quit.

The  Other Type Of Forum Poster

This kind of person really gets under my skin sometimes. This is the kind of guy who goes into a forum and ask “Has anyone read XYZ eBook by ABC Guru?”. “If so, can you tell me what’s in it or what’s it about?”

A majority of the time, these people want the information in the ebook but either

  • does not have the money to purchase the ebook, or
  • has the money but doesn’t want to spend it

In any case, they should not be cruising the forums looking for someone to give them free information. If you can not afford $ 20, $ 40 or even $ 100 dollar book, you’re probably in the wrong thing.

I know you are afraid to “get used”. If so, just ask quietly, people will tell you what they think about the book. But be prepared, there are a lot of debris that say about the book regardless of how good they are. Some of these people bought the book as information and want to discourage anyone from buying it. Others can not accept the idea, “Guru” book sales, and prevents any of the purchase, even if he / she never read it.

Just a few weeks ago was a guy selling $ 10 book on one of the forums. The book was about how he did a couple thousand dollars a month with one of their websites. Many people, including me, bought the book and liked it. In fact, it sells more than a bad review. There was this forum member who kept baiting by the site open on the forum. Post after post he wanted to know everything about the site authors. There was really no need to know the site authors because of the huge amount of positive feedback received books on the forums. Fortunately, the author never reveal his website. (You should never disclose your website to anyone if your interested Abu their reverse engineering and copying your success!)

You will piss away some money in this, or any, business. It just happens. I’ve bought advertising for my brick & mortar stores that did not pay, I’ve bought tools that did not work as advertised, bought software that was useless….it happens!

If you’re so afraid of losing $10 or $20, then this isn’t the business for you. This is also true if you find yourself saying “but I can’t aford to lose $20.” It’s better you get a good paying job, save up your money and try the Internet business later on.

The Value of an eBook

Ebooks are valuable in that they put a load of information at your figertips. Unless you have unlimitless free time to spend hundreds of hours searching and compiling information, an ebook on the topic you’re interested in is a very good value. How much of a value? How much is your time worth?

I’ve bought scores of ebooks ranging up to $50. Several up to $100 and 1 at $200. I’ve never bought an ebook and thought that it wasn’t worth the asking price. I have learned something valuable from every one. Some of the sorriest ebooks I have are the free ones (that’s why they’re free :) )

Ebooks are also valuable in teaching you new techniques and strategies.  It’s not to say you’ll never learn new techniques on your own, but again, how much is your time worth?

I typcially print out the ebook and read through it. I mark it up as I go through. Highlight this paragraph, make notes on this sentence, etc. I then can come back to a certain tactic should I need to.

Sure, there are poorly written ebooks out there. There are certainly some people running around selling rehashed info and touting it as a new discovery. But if you’ll due your research, you’ll soon know if it’s a good buy or not. Bad ebooks and bad Authors are singled out quickly in the Internet Marketing and Affiliate Marketing fields. Just keep you eyes peeled in any of the forums.

If you are just starting to start your online business, plan to spend money on books that interest you. They will save you much more than they cost. Think of them as investments. And after you download them, use them! Most people buy these books, they are loved and never fulfilled any of the tactics mentioned in the book. Now that is a waste of money!

Good Luck in your Internet Business. Now go forth and make money!


P.S. Just for the record, I’ve never published an ebook and I’m not selling any ebooks, although I do plan to in the future. In fact, I have many ideas written down for ebooks. (I keep spiral bound notebooks and write down ideas, tactics and plans as they come to me, you should do this also!) Trust me, you’ll be the first ones to know when I write an ebook! :)

1 Little Secret That Can Explode Your Blog’s Earnings

Are you satisfied with the money you’re making off of your Blog? Are the Adsense dollars pouring in? How about those Affiliate links? If so, stop reading, this post is not for you. Now if you’re in the group that is not satisfied with your Blog’s earnings potential, I have on technique that will likely be more profitable than Adsense and Affiliate links combined.

To maximize their income blogging, you should offer your own information in the form of Ebook or Special Report . Yes, some of you that may sound corny, but it happens to be fact. Why else would people visit your blog, but to obtain the information it has to offer?

What is a niche blog? You should now have an answer to this, if not, here is the definition of a niche blog in a nutshell.

A niche blog is very focused blog about one aspect of this issue. Let’s say you have a car blog. The blog will be a niche blog about muscle cars. No VW or Pontiac Sun birds. Muscle Cars from the late 60′s and early 70′s and that’s it. This is a niche blog, pure and simple.

I have two niche blogs, I’ve been experimenting village Both are ho hum performers with Adsense and affiliate links. Then had the idea to write a little Ebook (is more like Minority Report) on one side of the niche. I wrote a 24 page report and then hired a writer from Elance to write another (16 pages). Needless to say, which I wrote much more professional looking, but it did take longer to pay for themselves. Only I wrote is making money on the first sale.

Both books were sold for $ 10 each from their blogs.

I pressed my marketing efforts for these two niche blogs for a period of 1 month. These two blogs make anywhere from $ 3-7 $ per day with Adsense and affiliate links before adding books.

After the eBooks were added, the Adsense and Affiliate link income remained basically the same, however I was selling between 2 and 5 ebooks per day. Now I know that’s not earth shattering, but then again, neither was the traffic to these sites. These sites only average about a couple hundred hits per day. The conversion rate was extremely good I might add (no pun intended ;) ). One benefit of traffic to a niche blog is that your traffic is interested in what you have to say or they wouldn’t be there in the first place!

Is this really a “secret”? It should be. Have you ever visit the site who is interested and hours if not days or weeks click around looking for more information and be caught thinking “Heck, why not just put all this information in one place that is easy to get to? “and I bet you have too. But they do not make this information easy to get at. Click here click here on this link. I want information in one place, it is easy to win and I’m willing to pay for it! Guess what, to have your readers!

If you’re looking to maximize your niche blogs income seriously looking to offer your own information product. You do not need to be a great writer to do it. You can hire your own great writer to do it for you. Do you think that all the Guru’s write any Ebook or the entire contents of their websites? In any case. They all use the paid writers to increase their time and profit potential your site at some point will have to consider hiring your own as well.

But for the mean time, write down several ideas for an information product that you can include on your niche blog. Begin the research and start writing. Give yourself a time line of one week to finish this project, otherwise it may be one of those projects that never get done. I finished one eBook in about 3 hours working on it part time for 3 nights after getting home from my “real” job.

Good luck, go out there and make some money with your blog!

Drive Targeted Traffic To Your Site through Yahoo Answers


I’ve resisted trying Yahoo Answers for some time now. However, the last two weeks I decided to play around with Yahoo Answers to see if it was a viable option to drive traffic to my websites. I’m happy to report that this could be a hidden gem when it comes to building traffic! But be warned, do it wrong and you’ll end up banned. Here’s how I’ve been doing it.

Creating an Account on Yahoo Answers

The first thing you’ll need is a Yahoo account. It’s easy, just go on over to and sign up. I would not suggest you use your main account if you have one. Yahoo accounts are easy enough to come by without putting your main account in jeopardy.

Next, click on “Answers” in the upper part of the sidebar to the left.

Once there, take 5 minutes to create an avatar. This is more important than what you think it is. Yahoo has a avatar generator. Use it! An avatar, for what ever reason, gives you a little more trust. When you look at most of the spammy answers given, you’ll see the spammers are too lazy to use an avatar for the most part.

After you have your avatar created, you’re pretty much ready to start answering questions.

Tips For Answering Questions on Yahoo Answers

The worst thing you can do on Yahoo Answers is to start putting a bunch of useless answers with links to your site. Chances are, your account will be banned until the end of the day. I see that happen there all the time.

I do not recommend spam Yahoo Answers. This does not make you any good.

Now, if your site is something you desire, then will answer questions on Yahoo Answers for your interest as well. Therefore it’s a great match for your site. If you are an expert on technology and your site is about technology, most likely you will find some questions that were posted by users Yahoo Answers, which relate to your niche.

The more qualitative answers you provide, the more you increase your score. For each answer you give, you get 2 points. There are other ways to get points, but answer questions and receive them * star * are the most common.

These are levels that go as you answer questions. Will start at Level 1 and work your way up. As a member of Level 1 will be able to answer 20 questions a day, to choose your questions wisely! As you reach other levels would be able to answer more questions a day with your account.


Yahoo Answers has a left side bar with Categories. I drill down to the specific category and there’ll be a list of the Answers in the center of the page. The top of the list is the Question asked most recently. I refresh my browser constantly trying to be the first person to Answer a question.

I DO NOTput a link in every Answer and I don’t suggest you do either. You’ll get banned pretty quick. The group over on Yahoo Answers are pretty sensitive when it comes to spamming. Any whiff of a spammer and POOF, you’re gone.

Just to look natural, which is for me because it helps people must answer questions in other categories if you can help.

I only post links to your site in about 1 of every 5-7 answers given. Remember that trying to avoid drawing unwanted attention to yourself!

That’s about it, it’s easy to use. Once you get a good one account, you may want to think about opening a new account and tried a second account at another location ;)

BTW, from what I can tell, the traffic you get from Yahoo Answers converts very well. After all, if you’ve done it right, you have already showed them your an expert in your field!

Do You Want to be the Next Internet Millionaire?


Love him or hate him, you have to admit that Joel Comm is one hell-of-a marketing genius! His show The Next Internet Millionaire is about to launch and I’m betting the bank that it will be a huge success! People love this stuff!

If you’ve never heard of it, Joel Committee has written several books and Best Selling books, her newest book “Adsense Code is already a bestseller on the New York Times bestseller list business. You could say this guy knows how to make money online … haha

Joel Adsense books and videos to give me a shortcut of Adsense learning curve. Although many of my sites Adsense is a great strength and made pretty good money, it’s not until I read Joel Adsense Secrets EBook and performs some of his ideas that my earnings started to double (and at one site are three times) than what was in the past.

This guy made ​​a lot of people, money, and this is one reason to feel “Millionaire Next Internet” will be successful.

This is the letter I received from Joel Comm last night.

When Survivor hit the airwaves in 2000, reality television was born.

When American Idol started in 2002, wanna-be singers and critics immediately took to the guilty pleasure of watching each week.

And when The Apprentice debuted in 2004, ratings soared and the world tuned in to see Trump say “You’re Fired”.

The rest of the reality shows have come and gone with barely a dent in pop culture history.

Now, there is a new reality show that is about the become the newest hit and sensation.

But this show is different than the rest for several reasons…

… It’s not on a major network

… It is all about Internet marketing

… And it is the WORLD’S FIRST competitive Internet reality show!

It’s called…

–> “The Next Internet Millionaire” <–

In case you haven’t heard yet, Joel Comm has raised the bar beyond the ceiling and has produced a show that features twelve aspiring entrepreneurs battling it out for a $25,000
cash prize and an opportunity for a large scale joint venture!

I have seen the teaser video on the web site, and believe me, the web has never seen anything like this before!

The contestants were taught by Internet marketing legends like Mark Joyner, Marlon Sanders, Armand Morin, Rich Schefren, Brad Fallon, Perry Marshall and others. They were tested in individual and team-based challenges, all the while being followed by cameras that recorded their every move!

Honestly, you have GOT to go see this video and their website right away. I can’t WAIT to see the show when it premiers on August 15th, and I think you are going to enjoy it as well.

Click this link now and you’ll see what I mean!

The Next Internet Millionaire

Viewers are leaving television in droves, and it’s no wonder why. Finally, there is original, quality programming exclusively for the web.

Enjoy the show… It’s going to be great!

The video on his website is great. Click the link above to watch it. He is as good as any pre-opening show will see on TV IMHO (of course, I rarely watch TV and what do I know? LOL)

If you are unfamiliar with Internet Marketing and you’ve been kicking around trying to find profitable products to sell, cruise on over to the website of Joel and disclose their Internet marketing products. Internet marketing is one of the highest search on the Internet. This means that people are crazy to learn more about it and suck a huge amount of information about making money online. If you have not understood the secret to making money online yet, that’s kind of niche you’re looking for!

Stay tuned for August 15 and watch the Premiere of “The Next Internet Millionaire“.  If you’re wanting to get into Internet Marketing and need a product to sell, or if you want some additional profit centers for your site, go look at Joel Comm‘s website and join his affiliate program.

Take Advantage of Your Drive Time

Two days last week I had to go into Houston in the morning. This is something I try and avoid like the plague until later in the day when traffic thins out. But on these two days, I had to fight the concrete jungle. Sure enough, I got caught in several rush hour traffic jambs.

Now I’m a people observer. I can sit in one place and watch how people act and never get bored. So I started looking at other people in cars around me. Heck, it’s not like we are moving everything quickly. In a transport support, it took me almost an hour to get through.

Anyway, I saw people reading books and newspapers, putting makeup, grooming, shaving, cursing and listening to their IPod, and among other things.

This made ​​me think about all the time that we waste. Many people use the excuse of “I do not have enough time” when someone says why they have not done this or that.

These people waste about 2-3 hours a day sitting in traffic. What can you do with an extra 2-3 hours?

Here are Tips to Take Advantage of Your Drive Time

  • Although I don’t recommend it, even if you’re sitting in a Traffic Jamb, I see people using laptops with wireless cards and SmartPhones all the time. They are certainly taking advantage of their downtime.
  • I personally use my drive time to listen to Self Help tapes and mp3′s. It’s a rare moment when I actually use my Radio to listen to Music!
  • I’ve said before that I print out eBooks so that I can make notes in them. I usually have at least 1 eBook in the pickup with me at any given time. If I’m sitting in traffic I whip it out and start reading. I don’t recommend this if you’re driving!
  • There is a guy I know who has a DVD player in his car. He uses it to watch movies in Traffic. I’d burn some tutorials on to it and watch them. You can also do this with a laptop if you have an Auto mount in your vehicle. Again, it should go without saying, don’t try this if you’re driving.
  • There is always a good idea pop into your head and wanted to write but did not have paper and pen or you were driving? I hold in my small digital console. This is great for recording my thoughts when they pop into my head. They are also great for dictating license plate numbers of idiot drivers!

You can use these tips to turn drive time into money making time! Life is all about choices they make. You can choose to increase your knowledge base so that you are profitable or continue listening to some idiot shock jock who became rich from you listening to him run his mouth.

Will Google Deliver The Death Blow For BANS Sites?


Google and BANS. Once we thought this was a match made in Heaven. Nowadays, if you’re a BANS owner, you probably think you’ve been in affiliate marketing Hell. First there was the Ebay Partner Network canning hundreds of eBay affiliates, many who had Build A Niche Store sites up, and now Google has been either penalizing or out right indexing BANS sites from the SERPS.

Yeah, for some of you BANS owners, it’s been a pretty tough last few months.

I’m knocking on wood here. If you remember from my initial Build a niche store review, my goal was to build 100 banned websites. Now I thank my lucky star that I AMADD (Affiliate Marketing Attention Deficit Disorder) and only doing it to 30 points before losing focus and go do something else. So far none of my sites have been touched by one of Google or eBay. I’ll give you my theories on why it’s down the page.

A Few Theories Why Google Is De-Indexing BANS sites.

I’ve been following a lot of the chatter on forums about this subject as well as receiving a lot of email. This is what I’ve figured out to this point. No one has 100% concrete proof why Google is de-indexing BANS sites. There are a few theories floating around.

  1. Disable the program has been used by many spammers. Many of these boys / girls were throwing the huge number of banned sites. info domains. They never bothered to change anything with the programs, their only concern is to get as many sites are prohibited as they could, as cheaply as they could. This left a huge trail for Google to follow.
  2. Most of these same people never bothered to put any content on their sites. They were simply ebay sites with ebay auctions on them. This would be what Google calls a “thin affiliate” site. And we know what Google does with thin affiliate sites.
  3. In order for Google to get all the spammy BANS sites, it had to take some legitimate sites along with them. It’s the shotgun approach. Use a huge pattern to make sure you get all of them. Try and limit the casualties but go forward knowing some innocent victims will be in the pattern.

My Theory On Why Google Hasn’t De-Indexed All BANS Sites

Even as when I bought Build Niche Store program, talked about Google finding the footprint of all standard templates and prohibit them punished. It seems this bird has come home to roost. From the outset, here is what I did to try and ban my site unique from all other “cookie cutter banned sites.

  • I changed up the CSS a little bit on every site. I made sections like the header and content fields larger and smaller.
  • I changed the colors on every site.
  • I changed the size of the headers on every site and used graphic headers.
  • I DID NOT go out and start sending hundreds of backlinks to my sites. I built them up over time using blog carnivals, article submissions, reciprocal linking and adding one way permanent links.
  • I added content to nearly every page plus I used a lot of graphics.
  • I never put eBay auctions on my main page. I put content on the index page to make it look as much like a informative content site as I could. Just look at how many BANS sites have nothing more than auctions on their front page.
  • On many of the domains that hosted my BANS sites, I added blogs, article directories and forums to many. (mostly just blogs that supported the main domain)
  • I never put more than 2 BANS sites on one hosting account plus I paid extra for all sites to have a dedicated IP’s. I’ve read stories of people hosting all their BANS sites with one hosting company. Wow, I can’t fathom that idea. I’m just too paranoid I suppose.
  • I only used dot com domains. Of course, these last two items is what I do for nearly all of my affiliate sites, not just for BANS. I want to make it as hard as possible for Google or any other search engine to spy on my websites.

Now, I’m not saying if you do these things that Google will not index your site. These are things I do every site had banned. I did this from day one and as I said above, knock on wood, my sites that are not touched. In fact, many of them are still climbing the SERPS.

Is the Build A Niche Store Still Worth Buying?

I’ve had a few emails asking that question. Honestly, I’d say yes it is. But only if you intend to build sites that have a lot of content and you make them unique. If you’re plan is to buy it and throw up a bunch of BANS sites without adding any value to them, I think you’d be wasting your money. Google is on to you.

Alternatives to The Build A Niche Store program

If you’ve been reading this blog for more than a week or so, you know I’m impressed by PHPBay plugin for WordPress. As I mentioned in my post Advanced Build Niche Store Strategies, I’ve been doing PHP Bayand WordPress blogs and stores with eBay auctions. It seems that every week my PHPBay / WordPress stores outproduce my Build Niche Store sites. Hey, it’s no secret that Google is crazy in love with blogging WordPress. Why not take advantage of it? Plus, to be honest, and WordPress blog site PHP Bay combination just looks much better than 99% of prohibitions sites out there, mine included. (Hey, maybe Google hates ugly sites?)

Whatever the real reason that Google is de-indexing or penalizing BANS sites, owners using this program need to proceed with caution. If you continue to make sites with BANS, then do everything in your power to make them unique and stand away from the crowd.

Outsourcing For Bigger Affiliate Marketing Paychecks

What one or two aspects of Affiliate Marketing that you hate to do? Maybe it’s writing content. Perhaps it’s building backlinks or building web sites or writing code. It really doesn’t matter what it is, you can find someone to do it for you and probably do it cheaper than what you think. It’s called outsourcing and when done properly, will leave you with plenty of time to concentrate on areas of your affiliate marketing that you enjoy and make the most money at.

Outsourcing your work isn’t for everyone. But at some point in your affiliate marketing efforts, you’ll have to decide whether or not to bring new people in. People who are just beginning in affiliate marketing generally have time to do all the things necessary to become successful.

Once you’ve started building up your portfolio, things can get pretty tight. Especially time. If you stay in this business long enough, there will come a point when you discover that you don’t have enough time to get everything you need done accomplished. When this happens, it’s time to look into outsourcing some of the chores.

For me, it was content writing. I had so many websites that I didn’t have time to write content for every one of them.

Don’t get me wrong, I love to write. But I can only do so much. Plus, there are different types of content. For my Adsense sites, I don’t need the best content. In fact, I’d say poor content will actually convert better on an Adsense site than good content. I can get 500 to 750 word articles written for these sites for as little as $3 to $5 per article. I don’t know about you, but my time is worth a lot more than that plus these articles pay for their self rather quickly.

There are literally people willing to do anything that you can think of. And many of them will do it rather cheaply. It comes down to the value of your time plus how much more money you could make by spending the time you do have on actions that create the most money for you.

By having a lot of articles written for my sites, the time this frees up is spent on building backlinks to my sites and creating more sites, which makes me a lot more money than writing content!

Where to find outsourcing resources

There Internet is a wonderful place to find people willing to work for you. All you need to do is look.

Here are some of my favorite places to find people to outsource my work to.

DigitalPoint forums. They have a section called the market. You can find anything you want here. Content writers, programmers, content, Ebook creation, Link building services to people who will build backinks for you and submit your articles to directories and so on. Do not forget to check out iTrader reputation of the person before letting him / her to work for you. Most of the other forums for webmasters also have a similar market. Other sites that may want to consider are: SitePoint, Webmaster World, V7N, Warrior forum, etc.

Elance, Rent-A-Coder, Rent A Freelancer, Get A Freelancer. These are great places to find people to outsource every aspect of your affiliate marketing. The building website templates for PHP programmers and people who will build landing pages, you will find them here.

Need-An-Article. When I need great content, I use these people. I can get a 1000 plus word articles written by native English speaking writer for less $ 12.50 and these criteria are good, or in many cases – better than ones I paid $ 30 or more for. Their research is excellent, and most of my article request turned in a few days.

Craigslist – Ha! Gotcha did not I? Yes, I’ve found some good freelancers on Craigslist. Several content authors and developers. Look to the bottom of the page under “Services”. Also do not forget to check out the “Gigs” section. If you want someone local, just put a post and there should be many people reply soon.There are tons of other places to find people to outsource your work to. For many of you, you get hung up on the cost to hire these people. I think this generally comes from lack of confidence on most peoples part. If your sites are making money, then your outsourced work will pay for itself many times over. This will free you up to create more sites or work on an area that you enjoy and let the freelancers work on the chores you hate to do or are not particularly good at.

One last bit of advice here. And better to be touched. Once you find several freelancers that you like, keep your contact information near the village of these people can be invaluable to you. Also, treat them fairly in all their business relationships. If they are good, they will be an asset to your business. The little money you will save by trying them fucked not worth it. A good freelancer can be like a goose that Golden egg.

Remember that you have the money Man, Rainmaker, the person with creative ideas. Do what they do best and let freelancers what they are best!To you people, I’d say give it a try. Budget some money and get those time sucking jobs that are holding you back outsourced! Your bank account will thank you!

Article Marketing Smackdown – Article Submission Reviewed


I’ll guess that most of you know what a smackdown is. Well, I’ve decided to put some popular article submission sites in head to head review. I guess you could call it a article marketing Battle Royale. I get a lot of questions from readers wanting to know which is the best article submission site out there.

I know many of you use article marketing as a means to brand your blogs and websites and to drive traffic to them. That’s cool, I do for some of my blogs and websites also. Article marketing is a very good way to get the word out about your product or service.

The problem of many blog and website owners to decide on which site or article submission services to use. There are many sites, article submission on the internet today. For the purposes of this chapter to review the head, I’m choosing the most popular article submission sites that I know. Some are free and some are paid. I use these services or in the past and / or I currently use them. Article submission sites is EzineArticles, iSnare, GoArticles, Article Marketer, Article Marketing Automation and Unique Article Wizard.

How Article Marketing Smackdown will be judged

Judging by Smackdown, wrote the original article for a particular site of mine. I made it unique for each site, article submission (for the best as I could, every object has its own rules). Then submitted the article, each presentation of the services and wait for the results for several weeks. I believe that sufficient results have come now to bring this to an end Smackdown.

So, without further delay…I bring you the results of the article submission smackdown!

Unique Article Wizard

I’ve been using Unique Article Wizard (UAW) for about 6 months now.

I’m here to tell you that this has been a very good investment for me. I simply love UAW!

UAW’s is a very unique service. Due to the non-disclosure letter you have to sign when joining, I can’t go into details about how UAW works, just trust me when I say it will bring in a lot of one way links to your sites by distributing unique article to blogs, websites and directories. This service has been the fastest way to build legitimate one way back links that I’ve found, bar none!

But that’s not all. Unique Articles Wizard has another very powerful feature as it can make each of your resource box, and unique. It’s possible to add links to many sites with just one member.

You can also select how many times your article is distributed everyday. You can blasted to all places at once or choose your own number. I like to “drip” my articles and I think having a bunch of links displayed at once is not good for the site. Especially small objects. So I “drip” my articles from the selection that they had passed by about 20-30 per day.

After your article is distributed, you can check to see the actual number of website and email subscribers when your article is submitted. You can find this button on your dashboard in the column to your article title. Neat stuff.

Now, the article presents were distributed to 543 pages and directories and 71 email subscribers. Of this number, I can monitor about 107 references (as of this writing, I expect that number to increase over time) I got the site listed in my resource box. That’s a pretty big number! (I actually had some items better than that!)

The cool thing is, as people find these articles, they will use them and I’ll still be getting references long after the presentation is more than a village

Another benefit that isn’t advertised is this. Hit the page reload button on your browser when you’re viewing your article on UAW and you’ll see a completely new article every time your refresh (again, I can’t tell you how they do this, but it is very powerful). It’s awesome. I then will take one of these unique articles and submit it to the free article submission sites. I’ve also submitted them to Article Marketer to have them submitted. If you have blogs or websites in the same niche, you could use one of these unique articles that UAW makes as content on your site.

Click here to learn more about Unique Article Marketing.

Article Marketing Automation (AMA)

I’ll be honest and tell you that I passed Article Marketing Automation the first time I heard about it. I wasn’t impressed with the advertising or the $47 per month price tag. Besides, I was already using UAW and figured that this service couldn’t be any better. Plus they used the words “spin” and “spun” in their advertising and that sounded cheap to me. I had visions of my sentences looking like “Affiliate marketing rolls down ice cubes after desert” or some other crap like that.

Thankfully, I was wrong.

But about two months ago an Internet Marketer who I trust told me I should be using AMA. He told me it was as powerful as UAW and had some other cool features that UAW didn’t.

So I signed up, figuring “What the hell, I’ll cancel if I don’t like it“.

Do I think that AMA is as good or better than UAW? No. But it’s close, damn close!

What I like about AMA is that the network is composed of sites and blogs, not directories. Also, my favorite feature is that you can add up to 3 links to body content. It is a resource box! All links included in the body. In my opinion those anchored links will pass more authority when the body of the article rather than a resource box. (Some site owners, remove the resource box or blog links in resource boxes for use with other services article submission)

Here’s a great tip for you. Is this article you submit and whether your own site, put the link as close to the top, you can get. Google figures must be important if you put them on top and you’ll get more weight transferred to your site or an internal page if the link happens to be on your site.

What I do not like in the AMA is that their network seems quite small. They advertise 2000 sites, but I have not seen that much closer. Of course, I know that my articles do not go to them all, but the best I’ve seen is a few people. Word is that they are constantly building a network so that is good news. Because they are relatively new, it may take some time to reach the size that some of the other.

But, as links in the content, rather than at the bottom of the page in the resource box, links I am passing more weight in my sites. This is probably only a small difference, but I’ll take all the help I can get!

In the article presents AMA is published 77 times (as of this writing) and three-fourths of those members are indexed by Google so far. Not bad!

If the level of service, both Customer service and the level of article submission, continues to grow, I see great things happening with Article Marketing Automation. Right now, I think it’s well worth the money. You can spend a lot more and get a helluva lot less with some of the other article submission services out there! This one is a keeper in my book! If they’re like any other Internet services, once they start growing, they will continue to raise the price, so you’d better get in quick if you want to lock in at a low price. 


EzineArticles around awhile. In fact, I believe they are one of the first article directories. At least as best as I can remember. If any of you have read my previous post for EzineArticles, then you know others and myself had some problems with them over the years to accepted articles. Looking back, I think it started in earnest when they started their “Premium” paid service. I do not know whether it was coincidence or not.

They also offer free service for lodging and $ 97 per month “Premium” service. I looked through “features” of additional service and to be honest, I see no benefit. Certainly not $ 97 a month is worth it! There are too many other services that offer better services and more options for less than $ 97 per month IMHO.

But back to SmackDown.

I submitted an article about 3 weeks. It took several days for the article to be adopted. I’ve noticed for about the last month or so that my articles have been accepted more quickly. I do not know why, I just know the last few times I used them was gone without a hitch.

Anyway, the article has been viewed 232 times and is published 16 times to write this post.

Ezinearticle not tell you where submitted articles or sites that accept your article. But judging from my WordPress dashboard, this article sent me 19 backlinks to a site of mine. Looking through my websites, I found eight visitors, welcome to my site through this article and told me that I Eza board had nine URL clicks. Not great, but better than nothing, especially links.


GoArticles is a free submission site. Being free, the features are limited as to the stats you’ll get from your articles. The article I submitted has received 56 request since I submitted it. Now that doesn’t tell my everyone who has used my article because any article on GoArticles can be cut and pasted without requesting it.

One thing I really like about GoArticles is that you can put links in the body of the article and they don’t get bent out of shape about it.

As for the backlinks I received from that article, a search of my stats showed that I’ve received 8 backlinks from that article. One of them on an Authority blog.

Not great results, but remember, it’s free and you can add links in the body of the article without them getting all pissy about it. Also, I’ve never had an article rejected by GoArticles. From what I can tell, you’re article is accepted very quick. Hey, it’s free, what do you have to lose!


This is a paid to submit an article service. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that they probably don’t make much money from this site because of the poor customer service and submission time I and others have had with them. It took over two weeks for my article to be accepted and distributed. From what I can tell, I haven’t received any traffic or backlinks from that article.

For the price you have to pay iSnare, their customer service and submission time should be a helluva lot better. I personally wouldn’t use them again until they start submitting articles for free or improve their customer service. There’s just too many good article submission sites out there, both free and paid ones, to put up with the B.S. from them.

Article Marketer

Update 2010: Article Marketer ceased operations around October of 2009. I figured this would happen because of the lousy service everyone was getting and the poor performance of the submitted articles. Sure enough, I was right. This service has been replaced by two other companies, which I’m now reviewing and waiting to see what the long term performance will be (or lack of). Look for the updated review here on my site. Thanks!

I’ve been using Article Marketer for over a year now. I’ve never really been happy with their service, but at the time they were one of the best article submission sites around. They advertise that you’re article will be reviewed by the next business day (or the use to advertise that, haven’t checked recently) but that hasn’t been my experience.

Here’s what usually happens. I submit an article and generally there is something wrong in their eyes. Maybe he does not meet the 400 requirement keyword, keyword density is too high or a dozen other reasons that I had. They hit it back to me, I fix it and send it again. Now we’ve lost another day.

You see, apparently “the next day starting from the time of filing late when you originally submitted it. So when you do not accept the article and will go back and fix it, the submission process starts all over again. You are at the back Part of the line.

The problem is, I think they are overworked and editors looking for reasons to reject your articles. I’ve had some of my articles rejected for the stupidest reason imaginable. One of the most common is that the article does not meet their requirements 400 words. Never mind that I just pulled it out of MS Word document that shows the number of items of 500 words. Or that rewrote Eza article that said the article was 475 words. Somehow census does not add up.

I also like his apology. “Most directories will not accept an article of less than 400 words or something to that affect. Bull! I get 250 and 300 word articles adopted in many article directories throughout the day.

As I said, or their editors are snowed or not they are native English speaking editors. I have a hunch it might be a bit of both.

I once wrote an article on a classic consumer product. For the sake of this post, let’s say the article was over the Model T Ford. So in this article I’m giving the history of the Model T Ford and describing how automobiles have evolved over the years.

They rejected the article the first time due to ‘too many keywords’. So I changed it up and resubmitted it. Then it was “we don’t accept articles that are product reviews. You will have to either change the wording of the article or compare the product with two other like products”.

WTF! Who’s smoking crack over there!

So I changed the article up. Sounded really stupid without using the words Model T Ford, since it was an article over the Model T Ford (well, not over the Model T, but over a Classic product that has been in service for more than 50 years). But I hope you get the point.

That’s just a few of the problems I have with them. It’s not uncommon to take a week or more to get my articles accepted by them after jumping through all the hoops they put in your way.

Since this is a paid service, I expect a lot better Customer Service than that and way better service from their submissions. I noticed that they’ve lowered their price to $21 per month now. I wonder if those of us who are already subscribed will get a discount?

I have to be honest with you. Until their submission acceptance service and their Customer Service gets a lot better, I wouldn’t recommend them. Not at $21 per month. If this was a free service, I could handle it. But when I’m paying top dollar, I expect better service from a company.

Now, on to the submitted report. Their site says my article was submitted to 945 directories and websites. It doesn’t tell me how many accepted my article. NOTE: Just because your article is submitted to a directory or website doesn’t mean it will be accepted. The site owner has the final say. This is true with all services that I’m aware of.

Out of that 945 directories and websites, I can track 22 backlinks. The reason is because of Google’s duplicate content penalty. Since this service blast out the same article to a thousand or so directories and blogs, only a few will be indexed by Google.

The Pro’s of using Article Marketing Automation is that each article ends up on a website or blog, not an article directory (that’s not a bad thing either, it’s still a backlink to your site!). Plus, I love how the anchored links are embedded into the content, not at the bottom of the page in a resource box. While I got fewer links with AMA, the links I did get were embedded into content on legitimate blogs and websites. This equals maximum passing of the link juice if the subjects are relevant!

Article Marketer comes in at third simply because of the amount of directories it submits too. The number of backlinks should have been greater, but they weren’t. Which tells me not all of the articles are getting indexed because all 945 articles were same with the same resource box. Other factors could have contributed to this, I don’t know.

Another negative about Article Marketer is that they use two types of resource boxes. One that you can only type in your url, which does not become a hyperlink on the site it ends up on. The other is the traditional resource box with two links in it. I speculate that many site owners choose to use the 1st resource box that only shows your URL as text. This could also be the reason for low backlinks versus the numbers of sites the article was submitted to.

Down at fourth we have Ezinearticles. Pretty decent backlinks for a free service. If I had to pay for this service, I drop it in a heartbeat due to the lack of submissions and the backlinks it produces.

GoArticles isn’t great, but they’re free and you can put links in the body of the article as well as the resource box. That alone makes it worth my time to add my articles to GoArticles.

iSnare. I wouldn’t waste a dollar or my time on them until they get their act together. When I hear others starting to have good results with them, maybe I’ll try them again, but not any time soon!

So there you have it. The finals of the Article Marketing Smackdown. If you’re on a limited budget, then use GoArticles and Ezinearticles until you can afford either Article Marketing Automation or Unique Article Wizard. You’ll build backlinks with the free sites, but at a much slower pace than you will with UAW or AMA. UAW and AMA will give you the most bang for the buck and help set your linkbuilding on the fast track to higher rankings.