Showing posts with label business and work. Show all posts
Showing posts with label business and work. Show all posts

12 April 2018

Social Media Marketing Advice : Use Twitter to Share Affiliate Referral Links

Social networks may have originally been intended for socializing, but if you are a business or a self-employed individual with an online presence ~ you must know the importance of using social media for your business efforts. 

Anybody who tweets for business and income purposes knows that Twitter is an important tool to have in their social media marketing kit; especially if you are an affiliate marketer. Twitter allows account holders to tweet affiliate referral links. But did you know that according to Clickbank “99% of the affiliate marketers on Twitter have zero idea how to market correctly”

I humbly confess to being among the 99%. But I happily admit to not being guilty of using the methods described in the CB article. Whew! My ignorance did not go that far.






My first Twitter account (@cmoneyspinner) was created April 2012. It was not used for affiliate advertising even though I had become an authorized affiliate for several vendors. Why? I didn't know how. (O.o)  Years passed and as I learned more about how to use Twitter, I learned that "Twitter users are big online buyers" AND multiple Twitter accounts are allowed

Following the advice of SMM experts, I created a few niche accounts and began using those accounts for affiliate marketing purposes. My niche accounts were created to advertise/market affiliate products for:


How do I use Twitter for affiliate marketing purposes?


Two methods: indirect and direct.


INDIRECT: I create webpages suggesting affiliate products at sites like Wizzley and Webnuggetz; and publish my own websites / blogs : Everyday Exotic Spices, Insurance Mart and Insurance Smart, My Shopping Channel, and Go Shopping Bees. Then I tweet the post links.


DIRECT: Since affiliate links are allowed, using RSS feeds for affiliate products provided by the vendor and automation tools like dlvr.it and Google Feedburner, tweets are posted to the various accounts. Also, I manually compose specific tweets. Tweets can be created manually either as text; text with photo, video or GIF; or as a poll.


Using both of these methods keeps my tweet stream flowing.


Below is the first tweet ever composed using Twitter's POLL CREATION feature for affiliate marketing purposes.


Twitter is one tool in my social media marketing kit that has proven to be invaluable.





16 March 2018

Work at Home Advice, Tips and Tricks

The "cottage industry" (like Etsypreneurs) is not a creation of the 20th or 21st centuries nor did "home-based businesses" come about because of the invention of the Internet. While most of my work at home initiatives are focused mainly on writing and blogging, and affiliate marketing, there are many profitable projects people can do, working from their home. Home-based businesses or working from home was and still is very common. 


Want information for being a successful home business professional?  To find advice, tips and tricks for working from home, updated frequently, subscribe to this feed.

Subscribe to Working at Home
~ Advice, Tips and Tricks by Email




13 March 2018

Online Writing Communities : HUBPages Earnings Can Be Inherited

A while back I read a complaint that someone had passed away but that the site was still earning income from the deceased writer's articles.

First of all, though that may sound not quite “kosher”, there's actually nothing wrong or illegal with doing that. If the writer did not make any provisions for the account to be transferred to a “beneficiary” then earnings go to the site owners. Who else?

Today, however, I found this detailed information that made it plain what the site's policy and procedures are. If you happen to be a HUBPages Contributor, “Your HUBPages Income Can Be Inherited”.  This is not "my story".  It is the journey of another HP Contributor, Amy (Happymommy2520).  If you're interested in my journey, see the links below.


Appreciate the clarification. Good to know and good to know what to do with my HUBs. The content is evergreen and my HUBs do earn income, slowly but surely. There's no need to delete them after I'm gone.  No doubt the residual income would be welcomed.

Want to know my HUBPages journey?


HUBPages – Park Your Evergreen Content




My TOP 3 HUBs With the Most Views:







12 March 2018

Can Gandhi find a place in today's Corporate and Management world? | Anas Ebrahem (Reblog)

Gandhian methods, characteristics, ideas, and ideals? Rituals of visionary leaders? Gandhi was a lawyer so finding a place in today’s Corporate and Management world would likely not be difficult for him to do. But his visionary methods of leadership would probably also get him kicked out of that same world! :) 

Sharing this excellent post by Anas Ebrahem.





Can Gandhi find a place in today's Corporate and Management world?



Can Gandhi find a place in today's Corporate and Management world?

Can Gandhi find a place in today's Corporate and Management world? It has been long lasting debate going on with some of my friends in understanding the relevancy of Gandhism in the modern corporate world that talks of stocks, prices, sell-outs and buy-ins everyday. To worsen the state of their minds, a question of...

Gandhi Seven Deadly Social Sins, Face Art Poster Print
Gandhi Seven Deadly Social Sins




* * *
Related Link:

No Nobel Peace Prize for Gandhi?

 

27 February 2018

Create a Business Profile to Enhance Your Online Presence

Create a business profile to make yourself more visible on the Internet. Below is an example of my profile at IBOSocial, a network for independent business owners (IBO). Free to become a member. If interested click here.



* * * * * 

Create a profile like this one.


Hello!  My name is Treathyl Fox aka Cmoneyspinner.
Welcome to my IBOsocial front page.




  • Very excited to be a part of this community and open to networking and building professional relationships. You are invited to become a member too! Click here.
  • Engaged in multiple home business endeavors, since 2007, such as independent investing, affiliate marketing, blogging and article writing.  Click on any of the BUSINESS LINKS on the sidebar of my IBO profile for additional details.
  • Also making my marks around the web as a Freelance Writer; publishing articles on a wide range of diverse topics, such as art, real estate, religion, etc.; contributing articles since 2011 to sites such as:









04 February 2018

The Year of the Publisher: 5 Ways to Monetize Your Content – Infolinks (Reblog)

Article sites “challenges” which likely impacted your content marketing strategy, beginning its list with ad blockers and then posing the question: How can these be overcome?

Most popular methods will be: 
  • quality SEO (search engine optimization); 
  • since more people search on their mobiles there is a trend towards responsive ads; 
  • eMail marketing is being enhanced; 
  • using brand journalism and affiliate marketing with the aim of giving the client or customers an extra value-add and turning traffic into shopping.

The most encouraging statement was made at the conclusion of the article, i.e. “the good news are that it’s not impossible to do.”

To read full content click link below:

The Year of the Publisher: 5 Ways to Monetize Your Content – Infolinks



Join the Infolinks Network!
You create content.
We deliver revenue.





Other links of interest:

Quiz: Which type of blogger should you be?



6 Top Ways to Make Money Blogging in 2016 | Jeff Bullas





14 January 2018

4 Things Women in Business are Told (that Men aren't) | Project Eve

Worked a 9 to 5 job for several years in the corporate workplace and don't remember being told this, Also don't remember being doggedly pursued to be offered a management position. If you're going to be an executive perhaps that's when this type of advice is volunteered. Volunteered? Yes. The "4 Things" don't seem like advice that any working woman would actually ask for. If these tips were offered to me, my responses would be:


  • To Thing #1: Uuuhhh ... WHY?
  • To Thing #2: Uuuhhh ... WHY?
  • To Thing #3: You're telling me that? WHY?
  • To Thing #4: Uuuhhh ... WHY?


4 Things Women in Business are Told (that Men aren't) | Project Eve



4 Things Women in Business are Told (that Men aren't)

The glass ceiling is still very much in place, there's still not equal pay, and women aren't sure if they should lean in or lean out. As a woman moving up the ranks in a business, starting her own company, or treading into executive territory, they're told some things that men never hear.
The glass ceiling is still very much in place, there's still not equal pay, and women aren't sure if they should lean in or lean out. As a woman moving up the ranks in a business, starting her own company, or treading into executive territory, they're told some things that men never hear.



20 September 2017

Blogjob.com - Can First Impressions Be Trusted? (Post Update #2)

Two years today I joined a blogging community called BlogJob and shared my first impression in this post:

A year later I published my revised first impression in this post:
Ah well! It's been a year and it's time to revise my revision of my first impression AGAIN!

Hey! My first impression was right and I'm sticking to it! Sure the site owners made changes. But they haven't SHUT DOWN!  They get an A+++ in my book just for hanging in there! They also get my sincerest thanks because they didn't delete my blog or ask me politely to move on. That is extremely gracious of them. Don't you think so?  Currently publishing two blogs via their platform (My Pain, Your Gain and My Shopping Channel) (post feed below); still being allowed to participate in the Google Ad Sense revenue-share plan; and also being allowed to use affiliate referral links and keep 100% of the earned commissions.  Also, ever once in a while, they let me share my opinion. 



Blogging Flat Infographics Layout
© Photographer: Macrovector | Agency: Dreamstime.com






12 September 2017

Work-at-Home Lifestyle Blog | Express Yourself! on Tumblr is Now FoxNet2017

Out with the old. In with the new. "So you're trying hard. Well, try again." ~ Curtis Mayfield

Sometimes where not sharing dispensable thoughts here, I'm at my other blog on Tumblr expressing myself.  If you ever have time to visit, you're welcome there, just like you're welcome here.


Mary Lou Williams - Jazz Legend



Why You Should Drink Pineapple Water Every Morning
Rare Glimpse of the Past - A Letter from Ghandi to Hitler



In the Mood for a Horror Movie?


UPDATE Sep 2017:
During 2016 my Tumblr account was deleted.  They got their rules.  Follow them or leave! By the end of the year, a new Tumblr blog was set up.  They only deleted my blog.  They didn't banish me!  Evidently, I didn't commit an unforgivable sin, so they let me create another account.  Frankly, I find the Tumblr Staff folks to be very reasonable.  They always answer my messages.  That's very professional and courteous, considering I got a free account.  Wonder how they treat their paying customers.

My new Tumblr blog is called FoxNet2017.

Much like the other blog it can be considered a lifestyle blog or placed under a general category or niche like "Society and Culture" because it shares whatever happens (current events) or has happened (history) in our world.

See RSS feed below or click to view a random post

http://foxnet2017.tumblr.com/











09 September 2017

Use Flipboard to Publish Your Own Magazine

Been at this work at home American dream since 2007.  Perhaps others would have given up already.  Ten years is a long time.  What can I say?  I believe in unicorns and dreams.  



Most active writers and bloggers have learned the guiding principle is:  "Content is king.  Distribution is queen."  In applying that principle, it's good to try out tools and resources that are constantly being made available to improve one's content marketing strategy.    That's why I'm happy to show you how I'm using Flipboard, a tool that allows you to publish your own magazine.  Use it to share (or distribute) your blog posts and your articles, to curate similar links and present the content in a polished classy-looking magazine that others can subscribe to or follow.  Check out my Flipboard magazines.


View my Flipboard Magazine.

View my Flipboard Magazine.

View my Flipboard Magazine.

View my Flipboard Magazine.



04 September 2017

Advice for Newbie Bloggers ~ 5 Tips That Bear Repeating

This post to encourage others out there who may have their mind set to tread this path to making money online. It is extremely easy to get discouraged and give up. My first blog post at this blog is dated April 9, 2014.  

It's a mess!! All those strikethroughs. I left them to remind me not to give up! Have had a lot of learning experiences on the road to trying to become a successful blogger. Yes, I did say “trying”. I know it's been 3 years but the goal I'm aiming for - generating consistent monthly income from monetized blogs and affiliate marketing websites - has not yet been achieved.



I am an active participant in a discussion forum called SEOClerks, where you can learn and earn about blogging, writing, affiliate marketing, SEO and a myriad of other tips and tricks that aspiring webmasters need to know.  
(Note:  This community is free to join.)  

A question was asked about advice for newbie bloggers.  Below (below the star) is the response I contributed.

What tips do you recommend for beginners in blogging?



Tip #1 ~ I did not know about communities and forums when I started blogging. But I'm glad I eventually found out about their existence. If for no other reason that I no longer feel like I'm all alone.

Groups on Facebook and Communities on Google Plus are OK.  But if you can find a blogging community or a forum, join it. Try to find one where you can learn and earn. You'll get support and can commiserate with fellow members who are also trying to find their way through the blogging maze.

Join an online writing community, also. It's for article writers. Similar to blogging communities. It helps improve your writing skills.  Most of them have revenue-share programs, along with supportive Admin and members.

If you can afford to pay for the blogging courses offered, then go ahead. If you can't, that's where these communities and forums come in handy. Forums like SEOClerks, for example.  :)


Tip #2 Find blogs you really enjoy reading (search via Bloglovin or sites like that or blog directories), subscribe and visit often. Leave comments. Find the bloggers that will approve your comments and will also allow you to associate your blog URL to your name as a backlink. Not kidding. If you leave comments on a blog post, they go into moderation and you never receive approval or your comments don't become visible online, leave that blog in the dust! There are too many other bloggers out there who would happy to have visitors that leave comments behind.  Leave worthwhile comments. Not one-word exclamations or boring one-liners that make the blogger think you didn't even bother to read their post.

Tip #3 ~ There are many free blog publishing platforms to get started. If you are interested in trying to earn income from your blog, find out what the rules are about monetizing your blog. All blogging platforms are not created equal. Some allow certain things and some don't. You break the rules you will have your blog deleted in a heartbeat!

Tip #4 BUDGETING:  Anything that requires a monetary investment and you have the money to pay for it, then go ahead. If you don't have money, use what you have. Your brains, your skills, a laptop (or whatever device you use), and Internet access.

Tip #5 Most important. Don't expect immediate success. Be patient. Be persistent. Persevere.





22 February 2017

Are You a Newbie Blogger? Check Out WAH Tips and Tricks

Do-It-Yourself Advice, Tips and Tricks mainly for bloggers / freelance writers and affiliate marketers; aimed at assisting WAH (work at home) professionals and home business entrepreneurs to facilitate their success!

View my Flipboard Magazine.

13 January 2017

Pinterest: A Look Back and Now! (2012 - 2015) : Update 2016 : Affiliate Links are Allowed

This post was published here January 13th, 2016.

Having been active on Pinterest since it began, it has been interesting to watch the social media site evolve and quickly gain a footing right next to the established giants like Facebook and Twitter, and carve out their lion's share.




Pinterest: A Look Back and Now! (2012 - 2015)

Back in 2012 this was the latest news concerning the new kid on the block, i.e. Pinterest. ... the increasingly popular pinboarding social network, is able to present a visually arresting interface in large part by using copyrighted images pinned by users.


When this content was published, Pinterest had banned the use of affiliate links.

That was then.  This is now.  

Here's a great article for work at home mom, written by a work at home dad.



http://foxnet2017.tumblr.com/post/155830498681/how-to-make-money-with-pinterest-using-affiliate

♦♦♦

Interested in Self-Employment or Work at Home Opportunities?

Freelance Work ♦ ♦ Work From Home Advice, Tips & Tricks ♦ ♦ Get Paid to Test Apps ♦ ♦ Hiring for Social Media Jobs

My Blog Stop! is my primary home business and personal blog, sharing my advice for work at home professionals, opinion pieces and general topics of interest, and product suggestions for those who love to shop! This collection includes shares from My Blog Stop!, my main blog, AND posts from my other blogs, my content shared via social blogging communities, and my articles contributed to online writing communities.

About Me

My photo

Treathyl Fox aka CmoneyspinnerHome Business Entrepreneur. Self-employed and loving it!   Real Estate Investor. Purchase/resell private notes secured by real estate, and acquire real estate through creative financing techniques. ♦ Blogger - Blogjob, Blogspot, LiteracyBase, Food Ways.  ♦ Freelance writer / Articles - Niume, Wizzley, HUBPagesWritedge, Daily Two Cents, PersonaPaper. ♦ Affiliate MarketerGrocery & Gourmet, Feng Shui - Home & Garden, Health Insurance, My Shopping Channel, Webnuggetz - The Other Shopping Channel. ♦ Randomness Over-blog, MyLot

♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦

~ DISCLOSURE: In compliance with FTC rules and guidelines, be advised that some links shared via my G+ post stream  (or at my websites and blogs) might contain affiliate referral links which means commissions might be earned if product sales resulted from your click-through to the vendor’s website.

Search This Blog?

Custom Search

Need to Search the Web?

Custom Search