Recently, I came upon a body of work called the Internet Business Manifesto by Rich Schefren. His claim to fame & incredible success was originally in brick & mortar businesses. But then, he turned his attention to online marketing; mapping his traditional business skillfulness to the online world — and he’s crushing it, big time!
After 4 months, this online marketing newbie (doing it very part-time) is settling into understanding what I’ve truly gotten myself into. So, here it is in a nutshell…
I belong to two Private Facebook groups in the area of Internet Marketing (IM). Both of these groups are sponsored by IM programs that I’ve purchased. And by reading the various posts, I’m receiving amazing insight into the thinking of these IM newbies. And it makes me wonder if they have what it takes to stay the course.
OMG… as I’m trying to move forward in my online marketing efforts, I’m realizing there are hundreds of micro-decisions needing to be made.
I’m so new to online marketing (in the making money online niche), I don’t really have much in the way of advice to share with others from my own experience. So, the notion of giving free & valuable content to the people on my List means I have to look for good content from others. I learned I could find content online, called PLR. PLR means Private Label Rights. (Who came up with that naming, I wonder?) PLR is content that someone else wrote and they are willing to allow others to give or sell or give away as their own.
For over the past 2 weeks, I’ve been in a back-and-forth email exchange with the Support Team at a well-known Affiliate Marketplace website. The reason for my inquiry had to do with the fact I was not receiving the commissions I had expected for one of the products I am promoting. So, I wondered if it was a matter of technical challenges or people issues.
I bought my first PC in 1985 which was before the internet was available to the general public. Back then the early adopters of PCs, were generally those that had a specific business reason to use a computer. Accounting firms were taking advantage of the digital spreadsheets, and secretaries were trading in their typewriters for the word processing power of PCs.