Monthly Archives: September 2009

Facebook As a Personal Growth Tool – “You Have 4 Friends”

Buckminster Fuller wrote “The way you do anything is the way you do everything.” I have also read that “the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.” So what does any of this have to do with Facebook in particular, and social networking in general? Well, in my life I have tended to be what I like to call passive social. I usually have just a few really good friends. I love joining in on an activity, but I need to be invited (I would never be our social director, as Mynders will attest to). I am perfectly happy…

Email Marketing: Spend Your Time and Money Wisely

Are you in the market for an efficient, affordable, automated and highly effective system that you can integrate into your online business to manage your list-building efforts? Maybe you have researched the vast number of products and services available to allow you to build a list of prospects and customers. The options are pretty mind-boggling! Especially if you are pretty new to online marketing, and are just struggling to get your business up and running online. There is much more to list management and email marketing than you might think. With the rules about spam and the ever-more-difficult deliverability of…

What IS that Color?

I often want to use a particular color across a number of my landing pages or other web pages, but I don’t know the hex codes or descriptive codes I need to use in my html editor or graphics program. Let’s say you find a web page with the perfect color, and you want to use that color on your page. How can you quickly and easily identify it so you can use it? Or maybe you want to create your own palette of colors to use, and aren’t satisfied with the small palette provided on your html editor or…

Affiliate Marketers: Easily Build Your List, Too!

If you’ve done much affiliate marketing, you know that it can be tough to create a way to capture people’s contact information for yourself, as well as send them to the affiliate page. And in this day and age, who wants to simply build other people’s email lists? Put Opt-In Boxes Anywhere! Now there is new web-based software that allows you to create an opt-in box that appears over a designated page. Just like magic, you can offer an ethical bribe and an optin box to people just before they gain access to the website you are promoting. It’s so…