Number One Mistake

Number One Mistake

Are you making this mistake? Are you making the number one mistake that many affiliate marketers are making?

Number One Mistake
Number One Mistake

I started affiliate marketing less than a year ago. I was very successful and had created a steady stream of income coming in.

Yeah, I was thrilled. Right? Who wouldn’t be? Despite the fact I started at ground zero, I was seeing a steady flow of cash coming into my account.

Then it happened.

The company I was marketing for changed the website addresses of their links. My traffic came to a screeching halt.

BAM! It occurred to me, what I had done.

Without initially realizing what was happening I had sent this company more than 2,000 new customers, and they had collected their email addresses (not me.) Now that they’ve changed the URL’s for all the products I’d been promoting, and making money on, I had nothing. No income and no contacts.

Nothing Nada
Nothing Nada

I won’t make this number one mistake again because that company is now marketing to the 2,000 customers I’ve sent their way. Had I not made this number one mistake, I could be marketing to those 2,000 customers right now instead of writing this blog.

This blog contains affiliate links. If you buy something, I’ll receive a commission of some kind, but that costs you nothing extra. If your blog doesn’t contain affiliate links, then that’s mistake number two.

Avoiding The Number One Mistake

My solution? Get response.  Get response will collect email addresses for you, and allow you to use autoresponders to market to your customers. Yes, there’s a fee. The entry-level cost is $15.00 a month. Let’s do the math, is it worth it?

Let’s calculate what an entry-level account might be worth. We’ll be conservative here. Suppose you have 1,000 customers on your list and let’s say you are selling a program that will yield you $49.95 a sale, and finally let’s assume you make a sale to 3% of those 1,000 customers.

1,000 customers x 3% = 30 buying customers

30 X $49.95 = $1,498.50 this could be your profit from one promotional email.

Start converting your contacts into YOUR customers with GetResponse all-in-one online marketing platform.

The customer list I created (for someone else) of 2,000 took about six months. My income would be double the example we created above. Think about the possibilities of your list being 2,000 or 4,000 customers and more.

Get Response and get started creating your email marketing list.


Online Secrets

Online Secrets

Tons of Online Secrets are revealed in this “DotCom Secrets” FREE BOOK!!!! It’s jam-packed with online underground secrets, and of course, they’ll help you to increase your traffic and sales online.

Free Book!
Free Book!

We All Love Secrets Right?

I do, I love hearing secrets and sharing secrets, for that reason I’ll share a few of the secret bits of information I found in this book.

Online Secrets VS Tweaking

Looking to increase your conversions by tweaking a headline? DON’T! Read this book instead and you’ll discover online secrets on how to beat any tweak or split test you could ever hope to make yourself… – pg. xv

How I made one simple phone call to a 1-800 number in my local paper, and as a result, it has generated me MILLIONS of dollars in cash… and led to my single greatest obsession in life… pg. 3

The 5 major OLD MEDIA transitions that have made making money online EASIER. FASTER. AND BETTER THAN EVER! PLUS: More online secrets. Discover my ‘secret’ 5 pronged approaches to selling more with NEW MEDIA outlets for much less money than you’ve ever spent on traditional marketing… – pg. 5 [Fig 0.3]

Highlighting Online Secrets

I highlighted something valuable to use in my online marketing on almost every single page. I almost jumped onto Amazon and just downloaded this on my Kindle. BUT, BUT, BUT…. don’t do that! I’m so glad I didn’t! I carry this book with me wherever I go. Except for in the shower, HAHA, and I’ve got it so marked up with highlighter markings it’s crazy!
Online Secrets
Online Secrets

Here’s a picture of the book just so you can get a visual of it in your mind.

Seriously I’ve never seen quality content like this before and free is simply CRAZY!

Russell is being extremely generous in sharing his selling secrets for free, and I’m so glad to have my hands on his book.

This will be the most valuable read you do all year, and I’ll promise you that. Follow this link and get your copy coming to your address today. The sooner you get it in your hands the faster your online income will jump higher than you’ve ever imagined possible.

To Your Success,




Internet Traffic

Internet Traffic

Is Internet traffic important to your online business? Yeah, that’s a ridiculous question, but it does it your attention doesn’t it. No business can survive without traffic.


It doesn’t matter if you own a brick and mortar business or an online business like many people today. Either business model needs traffic to survive.

This post might contain affiliate links. They cost you nothing but help me pay for this blog. Thanks for your support.

4% Group

By using Internet Traffic Mastery from the 4% group I’ve learned a whole new world of traffic generation. Take a few minutes to listen to this video, it’ll help you in all aspects of your business generation.

Traffic for the Brick and Mortar Business

When a brick and mortar business is planning on opening the doors, a high traffic area is one of the first things they study before deciding on a location. They weigh the costs of a particular location against the amount of traffic in the area. But, we’re not talking brick and mortar today.

How to Get Internet Traffic Online

There’s so much to learn about internet traffic. And, without it, your business will fail. So it’s vitally important you understand the kinds of internet traffic and how to get it to your site.

Kinds of Internet Traffic

We can’t begin the list all the kinds of internet traffic here. Also if we did you’d get overwhelmed with the choices. So, we’ll pick a few important places to start to generate some good quality traffic to your site.

  • Influencer Traffic
  • Retargeting Traffic
  • Pinterest and Pinterest Group Boards
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

Influencer Internet Traffic

This traffic comes from the major influencers on the internet who are in the same space as your product or site. For example; if you’ve got a “Low Carb” or “Keto” product you’d be looking for the not notch people in that field.

Ask them if you can guest post on their blog, then request to put your link in the post as part of the arrangement.

Retargeting Traffic

Have you ever noticed that when you look up a product, a dress or a car for example; that suddenly you see that dress or car popping up all over the internet as you are surfing. That isn’t by coincidence. That is called retargeting traffic.

Pinterest and Pinterest Group Boards for Internet Traffic

Pinterest has helped blogs big and small gain an enormous amount of internet traffic over the last few years. Many bloggers report that 70% or more of their traffic is due to Pinterest. If you don’t have a large following on Pinterest to help drive traffic, then you can look for group boards to join. Often people with large followings will have large group boards which can help you get traffic quickly to your site.

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

These are social media sites as is Pinterest. If you don’t have a strong social media presence, you can purchase paid ads on these sites. But, before you invest in paid advertising I highly recommend you watch this video from the 4% group. 

They’re an awesome group. We are each working toward our goals of prosperity. Enjoy!


Who Wants to Be A Millionaire

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? Do you? You can. And, it’s not that hard. But you don’t have to trust me. (Nope.) Find out for yourself for $1.00.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire
Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Do You Know Someone Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

If you have $1.00 to invest, that one dollar will change your life. Do you want it to? Are you ready? If you’re willing to make a reasonable effort you can join the 4% of people in our world who are wealthy. Truly wealthy.

One dollar will open the floodgates for you. You’ll receive 7 days of fantastic training that will change your life. In that seven days, you’ll learn the key to becoming a millionaire. So, who wants to be a millionaire, do you?

How Would a Million Change Your Life

  1. Security.
  2. Comfort.
  3. Think of the Significance You’d Make in Your Family and Community.
  4. How Would it Change Love and Connections in Your Life?
  5. Your Personal Growth and Your Growth as a Kingmaker in Your World Would be Outstanding.
  6. You Could Contribute so Much.

Reach your aspirations by helping others become wealthy too. Follow along as each and every step is explained in detail. No worries about questions we’ve got those handled too.

You can significantly change your financial status, and extremely fast. Within days really with only one simple goal in mind.  Goals, that’s what makes one person a success and another a failure.

Change Your LIfe
Change Your Life

Without a goal, and a destination you can’t get anywhere. But, a person with a goal who gets up each day and thinks about that goal, and takes small steps toward it is already a success.

On a Cruise Ship

Think of a goal this way. Let’s suppose we’ve got two cruise ships in the harbor. One has a destination and a crew. And they are all prepared for their journey to the Carribean. 9,999 times out of 10,000 they’ll make it to their destination without incident.

Now the other ship has no destination and no crew. How far do you think this ship will get if it’s fired up and let loose?

The Human Mind

The human mind works like these two cruise ships. With a destination and plan, it will reach its goal 9,999 times out of 10,000.

But, a human mind with no goal and no destination will go nowhere. So, I ask you, do you want to be a millionaire? Listen to this video and see for yourself.




What Are You Planting

What Are You Planting

What are you planting? Success, failure or nothing?

I love this story from Earl Nightingale. In his talk entitled “The Strangest Secret,” he compares the human mind to that of a farmers land.

Four Percent Group
Four Percent Group

“Now the land,” he says “like the mind doesn’t care what you plant, but it must return to you what you plant.” He goes on to tell how many times the bible says that too, “you shall reap what you sow.”

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Listen to his story here:

Earl Nightingale
Earl Nightingale

Earl is renowned in his field and talks about how philosophers disagree on so many subjects, EXCEPT this one. They all agree with him that you get what you think about, your thoughts guide your life. The question is this: What are you planting?

Success or Failure What are You Planting

Why do you get up in the morning and do what you do? Are you in the business of trading your time for money? And, are you punching a clock with no hope of significantly increasing your income?

Are you just going to work and going through the motions, living paycheck to paycheck? Are you just conforming to society?

What is your plan for the future? Are you going to live in poverty in retirement, and depend on someone else financially?

Are You Part of the 96%

96% of the people in the world earn only 4% of all the money. And, 4% of all people in the world make the balance of 96% of the money. Which group are you in? And, which group do you want to be in?

What Are You Planting?

This 4% program is available to you for the ridiculous price of $1.00. You can use this for seven days. Once you’re in learn all you can, give this program EVERYTHING you’ve got.

Plant Success
Plant Success

Mark each day off on your calendar, and think about what you’re planting in your mind. Then make the best decision of your life and decide to continue with the program.

Become one of the 4% earning 96% of the money in the world.

Increase Profits

Increase Profits

Increase profits and all your successes instantly by writing a to-do list.

Studies show a to-do list can increase your chances of success by almost 40% very quickly. But what is a to-do list? What does it look it?

Increase Profits
Increase Profits

A to-do list can be a very different creature for you than it is for me.

Who Does That?

know people who use an old yellow legal pad. (Yes, they still make them.) They list their most important job of the day as number one on the list. Then, they write their number two most important job, and so on and so forth. I used to do that too until I found something better.

Really nerdy people will add something to their list that wasn’t originally there so that they can cross it off. (Okay, I’m really nerdy sometimes.)

I’m an affiliate marketer too; so that you know; this post does contain affiliate links. They don’t cost you one red cent but could pay me a small commission. The rules of blogging say I have to tell you that, so I’ve told you.

Sounds Simple Enough

To increase your profits by making a list seems simple enough. But, slow down for just a second. You need to create a to-do list correctly to increase your profits.

To successfully increase your profits, you need organization, determination, and consistency. Create a prosperous climate by following a proper plan. More importantly, create this climate so you can plan to succeed.

Here are a Few Tips on Making a Good to-do list

  • Keep it simple, start with only 2 or 3 things on your list
  • When you get pulled away or distracted (and you will) just return to your list when you can and start again.
  • Plan your list the night before, so when the day starts you’re ready to go.

I’ve always been a planner, and it’s served me well. But EVERYTHING changed for me when I started blogging, and my Pinterest affiliate business. Because it was a totally new adventure for me, I needed guidance.
I didn’t know where to start making this list. When starting something you, you often don’t know what to do first. Honestly, I was lost. For that reason, I needed Amber Temerity and her 2018 Business Planning Bundle. She’s thought of EVERYTHING in the packet.

Here’s a list some of what Amber’s put into her Business Planning Bundle to help you increase profits on your blog or business:

  • Life Budgeting Workbook
  • In this Workbook, Amber talks about life balance
    • OMG, I needed balance!
  • Management and Planning Workbook
    • This workbook is a great tool to increase your profits
    • A Sneak Peak of some items in this one planner
      • Must-Haves in Business
      • Developing a Mission Statement
      • SWOT Training
      • Uncovering Goals
      • Business Plan Summary
      • Brainstorming and More
  •  Affiliate Marketing Tracker Packet
  • Increase Profits
    Business Planning Bundle
  • Embracing Temerity Calendars
  • Embracing Temerity Expense Report Worksheet
  •  Gratitude Journal

Amber has thought of everything in this 2018 Business Planning Bundle, and as a result, it’s the one complete planner for 2018 it’s a great value. Get your planner and be ready to increase profits today.  Order yours right here.

How Often To E-Mail

Often Email Customers

Often email customers. Just how often has been the topic of many a survey. But, what’s the answer; the consensus on the burning question; how often do I need to e-mail my customers is……..about once a week.

Often email customers
Email Content Hacks

One email a week equates to fifty-two emails a year. Keep in mind, each one needs to be created and formatted for your customers. Also, your emails need to be engaging, entertaining, and of course, converting.

What In The Heck?

The hardest part of email marketing for most bloggers and company owners is WHAT IN THE HECK do we write about? Above all, in mind, you need to be interesting and give value. It’s a serious issue and can consume a HUGE amount of work time.

The Solution

Finally, the solution is this e-mail swipe file. Here’s a list of some items included in this package.

  • 100+ subject line formulas, so you never get stumped and subject headlines to easily create engaging emails.
  • one-click survey template. Because you can easily tweak these to your niche, you’re good to go
  • Scripts you can use to re-engage your subscribers
  • A script that shows you how to break the ice, and tactfully begin marketing anew.
  • welcome email script.
  • Landing page headlines, because landing pages are crucial.
  • Templates for tripwire, opt-in and upsell pages.
  • All of this complete with notes and annotations.

Email Swipe: Often Email Customers

Often email customers

This email swipe contains enough STUFF to create over 100 top quality engaging emails easily. Since that’s enough to create marketing materials via email for two years you’ll save time and money doing email creation.

Meera Kothand created this package explaining how often to email customers. She has a 35% conversion rate on her opt-in pages and an open email rate of 40% and up. That’s huge.

Using this program, she’ll show you how successfully market your blog or company.  


The Money Is In The List

I know you’ve heard a million times that “the money is in the list.” But, if your emails are not being viewed your list is worthless. For that reason learn how to grow your list and how to make it convert.




Blog Planner

Blog Planner

I’ve always been a list maker, so using a blog planner for focus fits perfectly into my love for list making. I can get a lot done in a day by planning ahead, and I believe my list making has made that possible.

Since deciding to start my blog, I knew I just had to have a blog planner. Some people don’t like planning because they say it cramps their style. When used properly it doesn’t cramp my style, it frees me.

Blog Planner
Blog Planner

To Start My Day

I start every day by making a to-do list using my blog planner. The first item on my list is my #1 priority item. My second item is my #2 priority item, and so on and so forth. I begin working on item #1. I’m often interrupted by a fire or an emergency of some kind. But, when that fire is out I don’t waste any time deciding what to do next. I just start right back with #1 on my list until it’s complete, then I move onto item #2.

This post contains affiliate links. They cost you nothing but could pay me a small commission if you click on a link or decide to make a purchase. Thanks for your support.

As I work my way through my list and my day using my blog planner my entire day goes much smoother and I work more efficiently getting more done. When my scheduled work day comes to an end my to-do list is almost always complete.  The focus my blog planner gives me has been a blessing and an answer to my prayers.

You can find a variety of planners that fit your specific needs. My planner contains 22 pages, some of the specific pages are listed here for your convenience.

Planner Contents

  • Advertising Planner Page and Tracker for Your Blog Posts
  • An Affiliate Tracker with Space for Login Information
  • An Annual Blog Post Page, (I converted mine to a monthly page and made 12 copies to last me all year long.)
  • Note Pages
  • A Complete Blog Post Planner Page, (Again I’ve copied this many times for planning out each of my blog posts.
  • A Blog Series Planner Page, (used if you want to run a series of related blogs.)
  • A Goals Sheet
  • Keywords and Hashtags List
  • A Post Topic Tracker
  • Stats
  • Order your blog panner here.

Earning money on Pinterest without a blog has become a very profitable and popular option for many new affiliate marketers. If you’re interested in Pinterest affiliate marketing, check out this blog post.

Affiliate Marketing Online

Learn Affiliate Marketing Online

Learn how to do affiliate marketing correctly, and you can join the ranks of those making a great living online. Online marketing exploded and has helped many people create a huge online income. As a result, they are getting out of debt and living a life of freedom, and financial security.

Online marketing works like this. You agree to work with a company like ShareASale for example to be an affiliate. You post items from the huge selection of stores they work with onto Pinterest, your blog, or website. These posts contain your affiliate link. When someone clicks on that posting or pin, and buy an item, you receive a payment.

Some companies like ShopStyleCollective pay you whenever someone “clicks” on your link, and goes to the store site even if they don’t buy an item. That’s called a pay per click program. There is an unlimited supply of companies in every niche possible who want you to become an affiliate marketer for them. Some companies require a personal blog or website, but not all of them do.

Work For Yourself

Affiliate marketing gives you the opportunity to work for yourself. I have friends, and family who make a fantastic living doing affiliate marketing and building online empires for themselves. As a result, they have far more flexibility than anyone working a 9 to 5 job for a company.

Affiliate Marketing
Affiliate Marketing

I Decided To Give It A Try

I decided to try affiliate commerce. Since I was new to affiliate marketing I started from ground zero; maybe you will be too. But, every journey, as they say, starts with the first step.

What is my long-term plan? Well, I plan to replace my full-time income using affiliate marketing, and more importantly, when I retire from my regular job, I’ll still have a great income coming in. I started my journey using this free program to learn the basics of affiliate marketing.

This particular program teaches you how to affiliate market using Pinterest. Perhaps the best thing at least for some people is no blog or website is required. A blog or website can be helpful in some cases allowing you to, grow that much faster.


Because you want, and need to automate your work, one important tool you’ll need for this program is Tailwind. I totally recommend this program and use it faithfully every day. As a result, it makes my marketing so much easier. It’s the number one program I use and recommend to my readers. Since I’m using Tailwind as an automatic scheduling tool, I’m not glued to my laptop scheduling for hours a day.

Using Tailwind scheduler with this affiliate marketing program, I can plan pins days, weeks and months in advance. Since I put my pins into the Tailwind scheduler tailwind takes it from there. I also use BoardBooster each of these two programs have their advantages, you can read about the benefits of each here. But, again, I’d start with Tailwind if you can afford only one.

This short course includes three informational videos. As a result, they answered many of my questions, and I think they will answer many of yours too.

The program is by Christina Root who makes thousands of dollars a month without blogging. She has since added a blog but was making that kind of money before she added the blog. Christina has given me the right to give this course to you totally free. Because she doesn’t require you to use a credit card, you can grab the course worry-free. Now that you know you won’t be tricked into buying something you don’t want. Sign in and enjoy the free training.

What You’ll Find In The Free Course

Some of the items included in this free course are:

  • Basic Marketing Introduction
  • Why You Don’t HAVE to Blog
  • How to Do Affiliate Marketing on Pinterest
  • Everything You Need to Know About Making Money on Pinterest
  • Answers to Common Questions
    • (The Questions Almost Everyone Asks)
  • And Much More

Follow this link to learn from the free training. This is a free affiliate link.

Earn Money Using Pinterest

Earn Money Using Pinterest

In this five day course on how to earn money using Pinterest, you’ll learn a lot. Here are some of the items addressed.

Earn Money Using Pinterest
Earn Money Using Pinterest
  • What to pin
    • Understanding the correct pinning strategy is key to success.
  • The affiliate programs that pay you money
    • There are many affiliate programs available, but not all of them will allow you to join without a blog, learn which plans to start with to get approved and start profiting right away.
  • Earn Money Using Pinterest
    Earn Money Using Pinterest
    How to quickly get that money into your bank account
    • Learn how the programs pay many through PayPal or writing a check for you to deposit.
  • How to make consistent sales
    • Learn what boards to pin to and how to focus on your best performing boards.
  • Programs that pay you per CLICK
    • It’s slow building momentum and creating sales at first, so a program that pays per click is an excellent place to start.
  • Programs that pay you per SALE
    • After getting your feet wet, you will want to move more of your pins to pay per sale and make higher commissions.
  • Using Canva to make custom pins
    • Creating custom pins that are unique, and catch the eye are vitally important.
      • More coming on this subject later, but you can get a free Canva account here it’s free (like I just said) and I wouldn’t recommend upgrading to the paid account. It’s just not necessary to purchase. Everything you need comes with your free account.

A Couple Of Necessary Tools

In my opinion, you really can’t do this without a couple of necessary tools.

Tailwind App
tailwind app

#1. Is Tailwind follow this link (it’s an affiliate link) and you’ll get a free month of tailwind plus. This app is beneficial creating income using Pinterest. Please don’t go to Tailwind and take the free trial, I did that, and I got only 100 pins. Folks, 100 pins lasted me two days, and I immediately purchased the program. A full month is a great deal, and you don’t have to upgrade when the month is over if you decide this is program is not for you. (you won’t decide that though :-))

What Tailwind Does:
  1. It allows you to pre-schedule hundreds of pins to automatically go to Pinterest scheduled as you desire. As a result, you’re not required to pin all day.
  2. Tailwind has tribes similar to Pinterest board groups which include analytics, therefore you can see the popularity of pins.
  3. Tailwind will show you your most popular pins. Consequently, you can see the number of pins from your website or blog if you have one.
  4. But the BEST THING about Tailwind for sure is the ability to pin days, weeks, or even months in advance. Imagine being able to pin for several hours at a sitting and have Tailwind take over. Hence you don’t have to pin for days, weeks, or months.

#2. Is BoardBooster (another affiliate link). The boardbooster program I’m using is $5.00 a month and well worth it to me.

What Board Booster Does:

I use board booster for a couple of things, like pinning, and maintenance. As a result, my pinning is more efficient.

The Pinning Tools: They have several, but the ones I use are scheduling and looping. The scheduling lets you create pins on a secret board, and have those pins automatically pinned to Pinterest at the proper time of year. For example Christmas Pins, Halloween Pins, etc. Using this tool, you can pin ahead, consequently, you’ll be ready for the next holiday.

The Looping Tool: I love this one too, because, it allows you to move your older pins back to the top of a board without repinning and making duplicate pins (followers don’t like that.) You can also loop on group boards that you own, keeping your pins on top of those busy and popular boards. (Both of these tools mean more affiliate income for you.)

The Long and Short of It

You can learn how to earn money using Pinterest too. I’m still using this program, and I’ve made more money doing affiliate marketing on Pinterest through this program then I have earned doing anything else thus far online.

Join here and enjoy the ride.