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2010 is the new beginning we’ve all been waiting for!  Want to engage in empowering strategies and improve your income potential? The article reprinted below show some simple ways to engage in revenue-changing strategies that will boost your life on the internet.

How To Take Advantage of the Holiday Slow Down
by Jeff Mulligan

Unless you are selling gifts or other Christmas-related items, December can be a deadly slow time of the year. Marketing-related sales can fall off by 50% or more. On the other hand, January often kicks off with a roar as thousands of new customers enter the marketplace thanks to well-meaning New Year’s Resolutions that involve working from home and making more money.

So what can you do about it? Here are some ideas.

1. Work on your site.

If you’ve got a To Do list, now is the time to attack it with a vengeance. Fix those graphics. Rewrite that sales letter. Add those new products for which you purchased resell rights. Get your infrastructure ready for new customers.

2. Test

Now is also a great time to test new ideas. Create a new sales page and see how it pulls vs your old page. While it may take a bit longer to get a statistically significant sample, at least you will know what works better when hot-selling January rolls around.

3. Build your autoresponders

If you don’t have an email list you are continually promoting to, now is the time to start one. You can’t find a guru that doesn’t agree that the list IS your business. So how do you start? There are gigabytes worth of products, eBooks and advice on eZines our there. Jimmy D. Brown’s Ezine Profit Producer is one of the most respected (http://www.cbmall.com/pvm/epp.asp)

4. Strengthen your Affiliate Program

If you have an affiliate program, now is the time to make it better. What have you offered your affiliates lately? Create some new banners. Write an article or ad they can use. Give them some new promotional ideas that seem to be working for you.

This idea worked great for me. I created an upgrade program that included significant new benefits. Not only did it increase the commissions earned by my own affiliates, but many of them took advantage of the upgrade as well, increasing my sales. (Make any offer like this attractive to your affiliates, mine only paid 50% of what others would pay.) Every product should have an upsell option – does yours? If not, create one!

5. Join new affiliate programs

This is a great time to research new affiliate programs that can add multiple income streams to your web portfolio. Look for programs that fit well with your target niche, offer significant ongoing income potential, and provide excellent customer support.

Another tip: Carefully analyze how much work program demands. Can you make enough extra money to justify the additional work required on your part? Remember, your time is the most valuable asset you have.

Summary

While this may be a slow season for sales, December offers great opportunities for webmasters to improve the performance, effectiveness and income potential of their internet business. Take advantage of this time by working on the things you can leverage when January sales take off.

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Jeff Mulligan, a 20-year marketing veteran, owns CBmall which provides 15  ways to earn income on thousands of top-selling ClickBank InfoProducts by promoting one URL. Features the unique ClickBank Cash Search Engine. www.cbmall.info

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Internet Marketing Tools

The huge number of Internet marketing tools often scares the aspirants to developing a business online. Lots of people who take up an Internet business don’t have the experience and knowledge necessary to cover the challenges of technical web support, and therefore they have to invest in tools, strategies and consultancy in order to have good traffic, well-targeted visitors and a high return on investment rate. In order to understand the way Internet marketing tools operate, a plan of the online marketing campaigns is a basic necessity. The aim of the campaigns consists in the attraction of more customers, but they do take time and effort for implementation.

Free internet marketing tool: Google website optimizer

Here are a few examples of Internet marketing tools available either for free or fee-based download. The Google Website optimizer is a software that enables the user to increase the site performance in search engines, allowing for a better ranking. Such a tool goes hand in hand with programs that provide analytical data about the visitors that access the websites, allowing for the creation of statistical results to reveal how many of the visits have resulted in transactions. This kind of Internet marketing tools are available in more or less costly formats.

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