Archive for May, 2009

WAHM Link Love 5-29-09
May 31, 2009

Ever wonder what you can do with special reports or how beneficial they can be to you? Check out Top 30…No Make That 31…Ways to Earn with Special Reports for 31 tips on how to use them.

I’m sure you’ve heard of Twitter. Who hasn’t? It’s even being talked about on TV now-a-days and some of the stars are using it as well as big name brand companies. It’s a useful tool if used properly but it can also be a time sucker if you don’t watch out. Here are some tips for incorporating Twitter into your daily business routine.

Do you know the difference between marketing and advertising? If you’re like me you might have thought the two were the same, but they are not. They are similar but yet different. Marketing vs. Advertising by Carrie Wilkerson (a.k.a The Barefoot Executive) is a great post that explains the two and sheds some light on the difference.

It’s not a surprise that most people have a fear of public speaking. But you don’t have to be fearful if you have a speaking engagement coming up. Heck maybe you aren’t fearful at all but worry about giving a good speech. Worry no more, Indie Biz Chics recently wrote a post all about giving a good speech!

Have you been tossing around the idea of wanting to joint venture with someone but now sure how to approach them? Angela Wills of Marketers Mojo posted a great video explaining How to Approach a Potential Joint Venture / Affiliate Partner.

Do you offer a newsletter or ezine? You don’t? Well you should 😉 And this post outsource your newsletter or ezine will make you realize that if the thought of having to come up with content for a regular newsletter/ezine overwhelms you that you don’t have to do it yourself!

WAHM Link Love 5-14-09
May 15, 2009

WAHM: Your Ticket to Being Home with the Kids is an excellent post if you are looking for ways to stay home with the kids. This post provides some helpful information detailing what it’s all about.

Building a list and staying in touch with your customers is an important part of your business. You want to be able to keep your customers up to date on sales, etc that you have going on that will be beneficial to them. But when it comes to staying in touch with those customers you don’t want to annoy them! Here are some helpful tips for your next email campaign.

Marketing is another important part of your business. It can be a bit overwhelming with all the tips and ideas available. Carrie Wilkerson also known as The Barefoot Executive provided a list of five marketing tasks that must be addressed.

Are you looking for a way to draw more traffic to your website via your ezine? How to make your ezine content more social will give you some pointers on how you can draw your ezine readers to your website.

If you haven’t jumped on the Twitter bandwagon yet because you feel it’s a waste of time this post, social proof & Twitter by Nicole Dean will have you thinking twice! You really need to be using it NOW!

You know Skype, but do you know Pamela? Many people use Skype for their business. After all Skype to Skype calls are free and you can make other calls for a very reasonable rate. All this is done using your internet connection. But have you heard of Pamela? Maybe you need to record a Skype call or a customer wants to give a testimonial for your services or product and you need to record it. Pamela is a great program that works with Skype to record the calls and publish them into a MP3 file.

If it hasn’t happened to you, you’ve probably heard it talked about. Work at home weight gain is a big issue that many work at home moms face or have faced. It doesn’t have to become an issue for you. You can avoid work at home weight gain!

Many people use WordPress as their website now-a-days. Sometimes a WordPress theme can be pretty ‘boring’ if you don’t have it customized. One simple thing you can do to spice it up a little is simply change out the RSS icon. How to change your RSS icon to a new snazzy one in WordPress walks you through the steps of how to change it. It’s pretty simple.

WAHM Link Love 5-7-09
May 7, 2009

Alice Seba shares a top 10 list of reasons why eBook marketing rocks. eBook marketing is a great way to earn an extra few hundred dollars a month or even make a full-time income! It’s inexpensive to get started, you don’t have to do much for the upkeep and the profit margin can be huge!

I missed this post when Carrie Wilkerson first published it last week but glad I found it. Niche marketing is something everyone talks about especially when people are first starting out in business. If you are confused about the whole niche marketing thing you won’t want to miss this post. Carrie does a great job breaking it down and explaining it in easy to understand terms.

Have you always wondered what the trick to getting Google to notice you was? Get friendly with Google: five easy SEO tips is a post you’ll want to read. You will find five easy to do tips that as a blogger you should be doing to optimize your site for search engines.

Organize your day – plan the night before is a no brainer for some. A lot of people find it easier to schedule their time if they plan everything out the night before. Other…well organizing their day doesn’t come so easily. A couple of the reasons you should plan the night before is because you’ll have a better idea of what to expect during the day and you can be proactive rather than reactive when something comes up. But the biggest reason is because knowing what to expect ahead of time will actually help you sleep better!

It’s so easy to put off building a mailing list. People find excuse after excuse as to why they have to wait before starting one. Maybe you think you don’t have enough to share with a list or maybe you are fairly new to online business and feel you need to wait until you have more exposure. But the truth is you need to be building it now. Check out Angela Wills’s post start building your email list now for some tips and tricks on how to start building that list.

Have you thought about taking your marketing to the next level? What’s the next level you might ask. It’s all about digital marketing. If you aren’t sure what digital marketing is or what avenues digital marketing takes this post explains it all.

This post, free eBooks, from being a work at home mom (WAHM) is a 24/7 job got my attention. We all love free right? Well not only are these eBooks that she shares free but there were some great choices to choose from!