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Start your own internet business as your New Year resolution for 2010

Posted under List Building

I’ll bet you’ve thought about starting your own internet business at some stage.

Most people have … we’ve all seen how people make incredible amounts of money, seemingly from ‘nothing’, and it all takes place in cyberspace, no premises, no staff, no fleet of vehicles, just one person and their PC.

Or, it’s the dream of working for yourself and having the wonderful freedom to make money wherever you are via an online business that only requires a broadband connection and a laptop.

If you have ever thought about starting your own business on the Net, don’t leave it a moment longer.

Make your New Year resolution that you will finally make a start with your home internet business.

And if you have started already, make 2010 the year it really takes off.

There’s an easy way to do this, and it’s happening right now … but you have to get in quick!

You need to check out the New Year Giveaway at

A Giveaway event is a great way to launch your online career.

Here’s how they work:

# A host sets up and advertises a Giveaway event – in this case the host’s name is Paul Teague

# Existing Internet Marketers sign up and add their ‘gifts’ to the Giveaway … these are usually e-books, software packages, audios or videos

# When the Giveaway opens, members (like you) sign up and get access for free

# The gifts are available free of charge to regular members, all they have to do is sign up to a Marketer’s mailing list to gain access

# As well as getting some high quality training materials, members also get to make connections with established marketers who can guide them to web success.

To see how it works, sign-up free at

It really is as good as it sounds, and don’t think for one minute that because products are offered free, that they are of a low quality.

Marketers offer some of their best products in these Giveaways.


Because they know that if they make contacts with people at the beginning of their web careers, they will stay with them and learn from them long after the first free gift has been downloaded.

It’s a win-win situation, which is why they’re called ‘Joint Ventures’ or ‘JVs’ … everybody wins.

So, let this be one New Year resolution that you don’t break.

Sign up free at right now, and let this be the year you start your own home internet business.

I wish you every success.

– Jean

By the way, Paul Teague asked me to mention that he is offering free access to his Giveaway training website at

These free memberships are free only until January 15, 2010, so get in fast before he pulls the offer!


Article Marketing – Part 2

Posted under Article Marketing

Continuing our series…

When I come up with an article idea I go directly to the source of the Internets content. Online bulletin boards, FAQ pages and article directories.

Every time I need to learn about something to write about it or just for the heck of it, I go to these places……

Everything you could ever want to know about nearly every subject known to man I can find for free there, if you’re willing to dig for it.

All I do then is dissect all the information out of the articles, rewrite them into my words and add a snazzy article title.

So say you wanted to write an article or articles on fly fishing to promote a fly fishing e-book through Clickbank, here’s what I would do:

  1. I would go to and type in fly fishing and see what questions people were asking.
  2. I would also go to and type in fly fishing and see what articles are already written and how many people have viewed them so you can tell which article topics are the most popular.
  3. Then when I wanted to start writing my article, I’d go to and look there for fly fishing Frequently Asked Questions and rewrite that content in my own words for my own articles.


I don’t mean steal other peoples content when I say rewrite. I mean use the FAQ’s as a place to research a topic and then use that research as a bases for your articles.

Your articles don’t have to be masterpieces that are 5,000 words in length.  In fact it will help your sales if you keep them short 500 to 750 words and give your readers information they can instantly use and implement.

Stay tuned for installment #3

– Jean


Article Marketing – The ABC’s and 123’s

Posted under Article Marketing

Nearly everyone in internet marketing is talking about how great it is to make money with articles. And it’s true, articles are an awesome and easy way to make money online. And the best part is, there is more than one way to do it.

You can create articles that generate free traffic to your website and get you sales for what ever it is that you are selling.

These same articles can send traffic to websites you are promoting as an affiliate and get you long term residual income in the form of affiliate commissions.

You can create websites full of meaningful content and run Adsense ads on your web pages to generate income by selling targeted advertising to people that are looking for targeted traffic.

You can even quickly create your own e-books and sell them on their own mini sites, or even sell resell rights to these e-books.

The truth is, there are many ways to make money by way of writing articles and this multi-part series teaches you the most profitable and simple ways to do it. PLUS, how to create great articles that generate traffic as quickly and effortlessly as possible!

So let’s get started….

The Fastest And Easiest Way To Write Great Articles

What most people don’t realize is that the work is already done for them, they don’t need to come up with unique content from the top of their heads, they just need to look for what is already out there and improve on it.

Every possible topic has been covered and covered well by someone, but most of the time these people don’t even want to profit from their work, they do it for the fun of it, which is great for you.

While you can’t steal these people’s hard work, (we wouldn’t want to anyway, we want to profit from our work) you can use their ideas and learn from their content to write your own. Anyone can become an expert enough in a subject to write a 750 word article on it in minutes if you have the write content in front of you.

I’m skipping ahead of myself here, but I’m going to tell you where to find this content and  then tell you how to come up with article ideas afterward.

Stayed tuned for installment #2.

– Jean


Why Joint Venture Giveaways are the best way to build your list

Posted under List Building

Everybody in Internet marketing agrees that ‘the money is in the list’.

From day one, you need to be capturing leads and then communicating with your sign-ups effectively.

In fact, the list building is almost more important that the website … and you don’t actually have to own a website to start this essential process.

A well-established way of list building is the Joint Venture Giveaway, and you can see one that I’m currently involved with here:

Giveaways dominate in the Internet Marketing niche, but also flourish in other popular niches like Health and MLM/Network Marketing.

The basic process is this:

# A hosts sets up and advertises a JV Giveway event

# Contributors sign up and add their ‘gifts’ to the website … these are usually e-books, software packages, audios or videos

# These gifts are usually offered free of charge, but members have to sign up to the contributor’s email list in order to receive their gift … hence this is a ‘list building exercise’ for contributors

# After a pre-determined period of contributors adding gifts to the site, the doors open, and members can sign up and see what’s on offer

# Usually it’s a downloading frenzy, a trolley dash where you can download e-products for free … and many of them can be resold for profit

# Members are encouraged to promote the JV Giveaway, and incentives are usually given to encourage this

# Credits or commissions are usually awarded for referring people and possibly downgrade penalties if nobody is referred.

Many people sign up to Giveaway events just to help themselves to freebies, and there is nothing wrong with this.

If people didn’t do this, the marketers would not generate any new leads … so a Giveaway thrives on its ‘freebie seekers’.

However, there is no better place to be – if you’re serious about your online business and your list building – than at the front of the queue … and that means being a contributor and taking an active part in a Giveaway.

For first-timers, it’s best to take a free listing … most, if not all Giveaway events, offer a free listing option.

At there’s even a ‘Newbies Bootcamp’ which shows you exactly how to create a first listing at absolutely no cost to you whatsoever … and challeges you to sign up your first 10 referrals to convince yourself that this process really works.

Once you’re convinced about the process, having ventured nothing but your time, you can start to get really involved and get the additional benefits of taking an upgrade.

When you do this, you get text adverts and One Time Offers, as well as the ability to list more of your products.

Most Giveaways are so reasonably priced, you only have to sell one of your One Time Offers and you’ll have earned your fee back.

So, what are you waiting for?

Whatever niche you’re in, there’s bound to be a benefit in taking part in these Giveaway events.

Sign-up at right  now and convince yourself that Giveaways really are the place to be if you want to build a list fast.

I hope to see your name at the top of the leader board.

To Your  Success!

– Jean