Reasons, or Excuses?

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Reasons, or Excuses? What say you?

Reasons, or Excuses?

You remember how as children made the craziest excuses for not doing something we were supposed to do or for doing something that we were not supposed to do?

Well, the same thing still happens to us as adults. The difference is, we have the benefit of life experience to tell the difference between Reasons and Excuses. Sometimes there is a very thin line between the two. Sometimes we try to “justify” our actions – even when that justification does not really condone our actions.

But there is a more difficult problem in determining the difference between a reason or an excuse – Our Perception. Sometimes what some considers Reasons, others say that they are Excuses.

How Can We Tell The Difference?

That is not an easy question to answer. Again, it depends on our perception of things and how we judge right and wrong. The problem with that is, sometimes we are so busy judging others that we forget to take a look at ourselves.

As a Christian, I try my best to use Jehovah God's word as a measuring stick for my choices and my behavior. That does not mean that I will not make mistakes. Far from it. What that means for me is that I am more aware of my mistakes – past and present. The past cannot be changed, but I can always work on the present and help to shape a better future for myself and encourage others.

How you who are reading this article tell the difference between Reasons and Excuses is, of course, totally up to you.

An Illustration That Helps Me

A particular illustration that helps me comes from the Bible account about when the Apostle Peter denied knowing Jesus when Jesus had been arrested. You can read about the account here: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&docid=1102014726&srcid=share

If a person so faithful as Peter can make such a mistake, how much more so can we do the same in many situations in life? Sometimes others can be very critical of the mistakes that we have made in the past and the ones that we make today.

The problem is, sometimes they don't realize that some of us beat ourselves up over and over again about particular mistakes that we have made – especially when those mistakes have hurt the feeling of others, even affecting their life in a negative way. Some choose to look at our Reasons for doing the wrong that we did as Excuses. I don't think they realize how much that hurts.

What if Jesus would have treated Peter the same way? What if Jesus had said 'I TOLD you you would deny me three times, but you didn't believe me, and now you come with the excuse that you were scared.' How do you think that would have made Peter feel. Probably ten times lower than he already felt! Would that have been very loving of Jesus? Of course not.

As Christians we are encouraged to imitate the attitude and example of Jesus. Even if we are not a Christian, we can certainly benefit from applying the principles Jesus taught.

So, the next time we want to be overly critical of someone, let us remember to examine ourselves and realize how in need of forgiveness we are about certain things that we have said and done to others. That does not mean that we have to go around forgiving everyone for everything – forgiveness has to be earned. But we can “make place for forgiveness” by giving someone the benefit of the doubt when they apologize for something they have done in the recent or even distant past.

Sometimes we have to work very hard at not repeating the same mistakes or making similar ones. Sometimes we fail. It will happen. The point is, do we do it on purpose, or do we do it because we are human and will often sin over and over again – even though we try not to. It happens.

At this point you may be asking 'what the HECK does this have to do with Business John?' Well, how we deal with thing in Business is a reflection of how we deal with things in life. It is a part of our “BRAND;” whether we think so or not.

Maybe that is something we in the Internet Marketing Industry really need to think about.

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How NOT to do business

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Even when a "Guru" tells you to do it this way.

Hello folks,

This is something I MUST get off my chest.

The Internet Marketing industry is more competitive now than it ever has been - and the way we do things have changed considerably.

But one thing that has NOT seemed to change is the BULL CRAP subject lines that some use in their email campaigns.

Worse yet, people are forgetting (or not being taught) how much of a difference the "personal touch" makes.

What Led To This Post

I was just checking my emails and came across one with the following subject line:

"Cha-Ching ! John You Just Referred A New Online Sales Pro."

WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG WRONG!

(Did I mention that such a subject line is wrong?)

First of all, I am not a member of any "Online Sales Pro" program. Second of all, this breaks all of the codes of ethics that serious marketers need to have.

I know I don't need to tell many of you this, but to those readers who are relatively new to this industry this is important information.

You know what's even worse? I wrote an email to the "person" who sent me the original email (It was sent through ViralURL.com) because they were "nice enough" to put their contact email in the sales pitch. When I sent the email I received an immediate answer - from an autoresponder. With another sales pitch.

ViralURL.com does put the following disclaimer at the end of their emails: "DISCLAIMER: We are not responsible for false or
misleading information sent from other members and recommend investigating all offers thoroughly before making any purchase decisions."

The disclaimer is fine, but I think there should be a way to report people who use subject lines such as these. 

At any rate folks - please stay away from things like that. It's simply bad business practice.

If I would have been able to contact this person directly we could have opened up a dialog with one another that may or may not have led to future business of some sort. At the very least it would have expanded our personal network.

Now I have a very bad impression of this person and will probably avoid doing any business with him if he contacts me.

Serious food for thought folks.

That's about all I have for the moment.

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Why Do We Join A Program . . .

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. . . And Then We Do Nothing?

Hello everyone.

This is a topic that is familiar to many of us in the industry, both as program owners and users. Many of us have probably been guilty of this at one time or another - we join a program... and then we do nothing with it. Yes, I include myself among the guilty.

Case in point:

Out of more over 50 members in my downline at Click Track Profit, only 2 have logged in this year (2017), and out of the more than 120 members I have under me at Mardox Marketing, very few are active.

 

Why do we do this? Why do we join things and simply do nothing with the product or service that we join? Well, the answer to that is different for different people. There are a variety of "categories" of people who join Internet Marketing programs and services.

  • People looking to "get rich quick"
  • People looking for ways to honestly earn money online
  • People looking to increase their Internet Marketing knowledge base
  • People looking for useful products and services to enhance their marketing
  • People looking for Affiliate Programs
  • People looking for new and varied advertising mediums

The list goes on and on!

The question we have to ask ourselves is why do WE join things and do nothing with what we join. As I mentioned earlier, the answers vary depending on the individual. Some people simply jump from one "shiny object" to the other hoping to "strike gold." Some folks simply spread themselves a bit to thin with trying to do all they can do to be successful online. Some have every intention of using the programs and services that they join, but "life get's in the way" - especially for those who do Internet Marketing on a part-time bases. Also, sometimes we join things and it turns out not be what we thought it would be. Of course many other reasons can be added to this list.

It is up to us as Marketers - no matter what stage of marketing we are at, to try to actually focus on becoming successful and taking the necessary action to do so. That involves not only joining things, but making sure we use those things that we join to advance our business, brand and marketing presence.

Should we give up on those who are inactive?

Not necessarily. While we have to be careful not to spend too much time on those who are inactive while ignoring those who "buy/join our stuff," we should try to encourage them to once again become active. Sometimes all that takes is a simple automatic email from within the program or service letting the member know that their account is inactive - reminding them that if they are using the program they belong to in order to advertise, that their ads will become inactive soon or have already become inactive.

Some program owners may choose to purge the inactive members from their lists. That is a personal decision. It is important to remember that sometimes "sleepers" wake up for one reason or another and start becoming active once again.

There are two perspectives that we need to view this issue from -  the perspective of the program owner and that of the user.

From a program owner standpoint, we should not be too quick to judge those who have become inactive. As we said before - it is what it is, and there are different reasons for it.

From a users standpoint, we need to try to keep track of all the memberships we have, and try to be active in them. Tools such as "All Of My Links" are really good for that.

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Promote Your Program!

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Don't Expect Others To Promote it for you!

Hello Everyone!

Here I am again 🙂

While it may be rather obvious to many program owners that they need to promote their program or service in order to get more business, sometimes I wonder if it's as obvious as it should be.

You would think that program owners - especially TE and Safelist owners would without a doubt get their sites out there. I have met quite a number of program owners over the years, but I hardly ever (if at all) see some of them advertising their programs. This is a mystery to me as some of those owners are not "new" to the industry. Don't Expect Others To Promote Your Program! Sure, you may have an affiliate offer and everything, but that does not always equal people tripping all over themselves to promote your program. It simply doesn't happen as much as folks might think.

People often complain about seeing loads of Traffic Exchanges and Safelist/Mailers advertised in other TEs and Mailers. I don't see a problem with that. At least the programs are being advertised. If others have such a problem with it then they need to start flooding the TEs and Mailers with THEIR promotions that are NOT TEs or Mailers.

Advertising works. Period. TE advertising works. Safelist/Mailer advertising works. Banner advertising works. Text ad advertising works. The list goes on and on. Some may work better than others. The same people might have a different degree of success with the same type of advertising vehicle. That is simply the way it is. There are many variables that contribute to a successful advertising campaign. If Traffic Exchange advertising doesn't work for you, that does not mean that Traffic Exchange advertising doesn't work. It simply means it doesn't work for YOU. Maybe you need to adjust your promotions, or simply try a different medium. Don't go raining on someone else's parade by saying 'Traffic Exchange advertising (for example) doesn't work' and other silly blah blah blah.

Some may wonder why such a blog post is necessary. Well, what may be obvious to many may not be obvious to all. Also, we could all use a reminder from time-to-time about things we already know about. Plus there are also new people that come into the industry every day. We need to show them a good example 🙂

So remember, although it is cool to have affiliates that also promote your site, YOU need to be doing it as well!!

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What is a Community?

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And why is this question important?

Hello everyone! Sorry it has been so long between posts, but I have been very busy and very tired 🙂

Lately I have been thinking about the word "community" and what it actually means. There are many definitions for this word, but the one that best fits the purpose of this post is "a group of people who have the same interests."

In the Internet Marketing Industry we throw this word around a lot, but do we ever really stop to think about what it means and, most importantly - how it applies to our industry?

One of the Marketing Systems that I am a member of is Mardox Marketing. The theme for our Marketing System is:

Building a Community One Member at a Time!”

This theme in itself is a wonderful one, but being a member of this Marketing Community has brought some unexpected challenges.

As stated above, a community is "a group of people who have the same interests." Having pointed that out, it does us good to remind ourselves that having the same 'interest' does not always equate to having the same opinion or point of view. Sometimes people in a community agree, disagree, or agree to disagree. That may be rather obvious in theory, but in practice things can turn out to be much more complicated than that.

 

The Complications

In a community there can be people with some rather "outgoing" personalities and VERY strong opinions. There can also be people in the community that - despite all the well intentioned direction from members of the community with more experience in Internet Marketing, decide to ignore the advice given them and do things "their way," or follow the lead of some who may not have their best interest in mind.

I am the type of person that likes everyone to get along and always do my best to make that happen. But sometimes that is simply not possible. Is that a bad thing? In the beginning I thought it was.

 

Drawing the positive from the negative.

I think it's a shame that folks who would normally have a pleasant relationship if they happened to meet each other in a "neutral" setting such as a wedding, a a party, or some other social gathering. But That's life. It happens. Sometimes people's personalities get in the way and folks that you think would get along great on a professional level simply don't "click."

What we can learn from this is that sometimes we will have a different working relationship with the same person as someone else would. It's like having a neighbor that some folks don't seem to get along with, but you never have a problem with the person. Or the co-worker that everyone seems to love but you simply don't like the person for whatever reason. Be that as it may, it does not necessary mean that because we don't get along with someone that others in our community should stay away from them. It's just not realistic.

If we know someone to be totally dishonest in one way or another then it's our responsibility to inform the community in the most respectful way possible. But if it's simply a matter of their personality "rubbing us the wrong way," then we can choose to deal with them or not, but we should not discourage others from doing business with them.

There are times when we choose not to promote the product or service of someone that we have had some sort of "problem" with, and that's OK. But that does not mean that we should stop dealing with someone because someone else has a bad experience with them. What we can learn from that is sometimes people in our community may do business with folks we personally choose not to work with. That does not mean that we have to leave the community, but we may choose to limit our interaction within the community if we feel it necessary.

 

The bottom line

Networking is a vital part of Internet Marketing success. We should do our best to surround ourselves with people who have more knowledge than we do about particular things. Everyone can learn something from someone. We should always try to be a positive and motivating member of whatever marketing community we decide to associate with - there is enough negative in this industry already.

We should also remember that the ultimate goal of being part of an Internet Marketing community is to help each other to be successful in business. While we may sometimes talk about personal things, the latest news events, etc., we should keep in mind that the reason we came together is for succeeding in business. I often see some pretty wide ranging discussions in Internet Marketing Skype rooms, Facebook groups, etc. that stray far away from the theme of succeeding in business and which can sometimes lead to some hurt feelings. That is not necessary. As I said before, there is enough of that going on in this world today, we don't need to ad to it.

We have some very knowledgeable people in our industry. We also have people in our industry who have some wonderful personalities that have a positive effect on everyone they come into contact with. We have people in this industry who have the experience of "being there and doing that" for years. It is essential that we rise to the challenge of drawing on all the positive aspects of our industry and reacting in the correct way to the negative aspects.

A Sargent in the army used to tell us "there is no right way to be wrong, but don't be afraid to be right." That is a powerful statement that also requires the right degree of personal humility to know when to push an issue/opinion or when to simply agree to disagree in the most positive way possible. We all fall short of being the best people that we can be in one way or another. Let us all do our part in contributing to all the positive aspects that our industry can offer, helping each other to be successful in our online business endeavors.

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How do you interact with your program members?

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"Sleepers" can wake up at any time.

I had an interesting email exchange with a program owner. I have been a member of the program for a number of years, but for one reason or another never really did much with it.

The basis of the discussion was that I was not able to take advantage of something that was advertised in the membership area of this program as being only available to "upgraded members." There was no mention of a "minimum upgrade," so I took the lowest one available.

After not being able to take advantage of what was offered I contacted support. I was contacted by one of the co-owners. At first the exchange was rather normal and pleasant. I explained my problem and the co-owner explained why I was not able to take advantage of what was being offered even though I was upgraded. I mentioned that I felt a bit misled. The co-owner understood, apologized, said that the wording would be changed and offered to give me a refund. I was even offered a discount on an upgrade that would qualify me for what was being offered, but I simply could not fit it in my budget at the time, so I didn't take advantage of it, but decided to keep the upgrade that I already had paid for.

That would have normally would have been the end of things until I noticed that the wording on the payment page was changed, but not the wording in the members area that you see that encourages you to upgrade. I mentioned that to the co-owner and received the following response:

"I am a little confused though, you have been a member for almost 5 years, have no referrals and are not even promoting CS, even though you are Upgraded.

So what do you think ***** (the advertised offer) will do to aid your future? Also, why should I keep spending all this time with you?
You have done nothing but complain about wording, which no one else has ever cared about.
 
Just what is your problem?
I have no time to waste on this topic- either Upgrade or don't- ***** (the advertised offer) is not needed for earning commissions.
Goodbye"
 
Well, that upset me a bit. It upset me because first of all that was a bit rude, and second of all I was just trying to make the co-owner aware of something that someone else may make a very big deal out of because it could be a case of false advertising.
 
After that unpleasant exchange I did some networking about that particular co-owner and received some mixed reviews. In the end I came to the conclusion (thanks to the networking that I did) that the person was probably reacting in frustration, but that it was no reflection on the benefits of  the advertised offer. So I decided to simply drop it, but could not get the exchange out of my head. Thus, the birth of this blog post.
 
For all practical purposes I was (at the time of the exchange) an upgraded member and received such treatment, not from my upline, but from the CO-OWNER of the program. Not good.
 
Anyone who has been in our industry for a while knows that folks often join things for free and then do nothing with it until something for some reason (like the advertisement of a special offer for upgraded members) encourages them to get active in a certain program/service that they had done nothing with for quite sometime. Should those "sleepers" be treated with disrespect, or be welcomed with open arms?
 
What say you?
 
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How is our reflection?

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What we say and do affects our brand

Our business dealings are a reflection of who we are as people.  In our industry people normally only get a short amount of time to "meet" us. This comes through our advertising, blogging, videos, live online broadcasts, etc. As is often the case, first impressions are lasting ones. If we unintentionally make a bad first impression on someone, then it will take a lot of work to make things better - if we can at all. I say 'unintentionally' because no one in their right mind should want to make a bad impression on someone.

We are the sum total of our personality

That personality has been shaped and molded over the years in various ways and for various reasons. Also, if we are dealing with certain illnesses (high/low blood pressure, diabetes, etc)  or physiological disorders (depression, Aspergers syndrome, bipolar disorder, etc) that affects how we do things as well, even though we might not realize it. Thing is, we often see what we WANT to see about ourselves, and not what others may see. We sometimes also like to listen to those who "tickle our ears" by telling us what we want to hear instead of telling us the truth about particular matters. Unfortunately the people who try to tell us the "un-sexy truth" are often ignored.

There is a right way and a wrong way of doing just about everything

Criticism is no different. There is constructive criticism and criticism for criticism's sake - not caring if it is done in the best way possible or not. With rights come responsibility. Just because we have the "right" to say what we want when we want and how we want does not mean that we should. There is a way of being critical without being unnecessarily hurtful. Sometimes we cant avoid hurting someone's feelings because some folks are rather "thin skinned" and don't take criticism easily. We can't do much about that, but we CAN do something about how we say what we say, or how we react to what others say. Why am I telling you all of this you may ask. What the heck does it have to do with marketing and online business? Please read on 🙂

Transforming our industry

There has been much talk in the industry about change - that our industry needs to be improved. The more I see talk about cleaning up the industry the more I see all kinds of negative negative negative. What makes it worse is that this negative comes from those who have been around in this industry for quite some time. I have seen and heard people in this industry that I respect a lot say and do some things that simply are not cool. Often, when you try to approach such folks and politely point some things out to them they "stand by their rights" to say and do whatever they want. This shows a serious lack of humility - a characteristic that is unfortunately difficult to cultivate for the majority of mankind.

Making better choices

We have absolutely no control of what others say or do, be we have the ability to control how we REACT to what they say or do. Someone can be "as wrong as snow in July," but it does not make us "more right" by returning their attitude in kind - giving back what we received. It may feel good at the time, but it's still wrong, and there is no "right way to be wrong." If this sort of attitude persists in our industry, then we can forget about this "change" that everyone is talking about.

This is something I simply had to "get off my chest" because I keep running into it time and time again. I was even the culprit a while back until I realized the mistake I made and apologized to the person that I offended - even though I still disagreed with their point of view at the time. That took humility, and it's something that I do my best to cultivate every day of my life. Then I can look in the mirror and like the reflection that I see, and hope that my online and offline business practices reflect that as well.

So.... what do YOU reflect?

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Constructive criticism?

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Or Negative Bashing?

You know, it is everyone's right to disagree with someone or to not like a particular product or service, but there is a point where we can get carried away.

I write this post because of comments I have been hearing in my networking circles and some public settings on topics such as "gamification," pay processors, Facebook, Twitter, Traffic Exchange strategies and so on. That is nothing new, but the problem I have is when the criticism gets pointed to a particular program service or group and is based more on "opinion" than fact. That should bother us all. It should bother us because we are talking about people's branding and reputation.

I am fortunate enough to be surrounded by people who have much more knowledge about many aspects of online business than I do. I look to theses people for a balanced and thought out view on our industry so that I can make better decisions about where and how to invest my time and money. Never-the-less, I endeavor to use my "clear thinking faculties" and make decisions according to what makes business and common sense.

If we are going to see real change in this industry then we need to "start with the man/woman in the mirror" and make sure we are not contributing (knowingly or unknowingly) to the problems instead of being part of the solution. When we are "against" something or someone then we need to make sure what we spit out to "the public" (our customers/members/users) is based on FACTS that can be presented, and not on our opinions because we don't like a particular style of doing business or advertising or because we have some sort of conflict (justifiably or unjustifiably) with certain folks in the industry.

With success comes responsibility. On the same note, those who are successful in the industry do not have to "justify" their success to others simply because some may be jealous of their success and feel that "it's not fair." If you are a success at what you do and are not being dishonest to your customers, then KUDOS to you! Keep doing what you do and be careful not to rain on someone else's parade when they doing the same thing.

If you are not as successful in your present business endeavors as you would like to be, don't become a whiner and a hater. Evaluate what you are doing, take the good advice (or well intended) from others that you may not want to hear because it rubs your ego the wrong way, and then adjust or change what you may be doing wrong. The most important thing is to HANG IN THERE!

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Passion to Business

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Finding Your Niche

People often go into online business for the wrong reasons and often with false expectations. Remember the meaning of the word "Business" is quite different than the meaning of the words "hobby" or "pastime." A business requires an investment of both Time and Money, but there is one important element that is absolutely essential to business success - PASSION.

Why passion is so important

When we have passion about something we are doing that means we will not give up when "the going gets tough." The very nature of business includes ups and downs, highs and lows, good times and bad. Online business is no different.

Contrary to many advertisements you will see about earning money online, running an online business is no way to make lots of money in a short period of time. Yes, sometimes a person can get quite lucky, but that is the exception, not the rule. So, if you truly want to earn a serious income online, then you need to be in it for the "long haul," and be prepared for it to take you a few years to start earning some real decent money.

Your passion should become your niche

Once you identify what your passion is, then see how you can narrow it down to a particular need or desire that may exist in the market that has not been addressed - at least not to your liking. That is what a "niche" is all about - taking a general category - such as cars, and breaking it down to it's many "branches," such as antique cars, or how to repair cars.

Don't rush into things

I understand that you may have a desire to jump into things right away so that you can start earning tons of money, but that is exactly the problem - the belief that you can "get rich quick" in online business. Being in this industry (the online business industry) is not easy. It is also a process, not an isolated event such as joining a program or service.

So... digest the information I just gave you, identify and evaluate what your passion is, and then start educating yourself about what being in this industry is all about.

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A Smart Business Decision?

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What do YOU think?

I recently had what I will call a “support ticket exchange” after several sites I was not allowed to ad some sites to a particular TE because they are on the TE's “banned site list.” I thought 'hmmm why on EARTH is my blog on their banned list?'

So, I wrote a support ticket and got the following answer: "All (***) urls are banned because many of them contain Trojans.” The (***) in question is a tracker. While I respect the right of any TE owner to ban sites that he or she feels is bad for the TE, I question the business logic in banning an entire tracker. I can understand if it is some kind of strange “here today gone tomorrow” tracking service that indeed contains mostly virus prone links, but a tracker that is widely used by many in the industry?

As a user of the TE in question I have a decision to make. Do I simply shrug my shoulders and use another tracker for this TE? Or do I get offended because this throws an unexpected (and in my opinion, unnecessary) curve into my marketing plans and simply stop using this TE? Since I am a free member of this TE it may not matter much to the owner, but what if I was a marketer with a rather large budget looking for somewhere to invest my advertising dollars?

Actually, it should not matter if we have a large budget or a micro one, any money we spend in our business is an INVESTMENT, and should be treated as such by the one spending it, and should be RESPECTED as such by the person receiving it.

So again I ask the question: is banning all URLs from an entire tracking system because of a perceived threat (I say perceived because I have never heard of ANY TE owner having a problem with this tracker due to Trojans)?

What say you?

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John L. Brewer
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