Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter 13

Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter Edition 13 – Traffic Is The Lifeblood of any Online Home Based Business – Blog Your Way To Success!

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Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Today on the first day of the month, just like the first of every month, I am publishing my latest home business lifestyle newsletter.

If you are following my monthly postings about the publication of my home business lifestyle newsletter the June 2016 edition is now live!

For the home business owners amongst us I am sure you have heard the phrase, ‘traffic is the lifeblood of any online home business” – so true and this month this is what I cover, in particular blogging.

In more detail, here is this month’s content, and free to my home business lifestyle blog readers!

1. Let’s Review
2. Traffic and the internet
3. What is online marketing
4. Online Marketing Forums
5. Most Effective Marketing Forums
6. Most Effective Marketing Skills
7. No Marketing Budget No Problem
8. Why is Online Marketing Important
9. The Benefits of Online Marketing
10. Inbound Marketing
11. What is a business blog
12. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
13. Dealing With Obstacles and Overwhelm

Obstacle A: No Time

Solution 1: Podcasting
Solution 2: Burst Posting

Obstacle B: Lack of Ideas

Solution: Inspiration

Obstacle C: Increasing Readers

Solution: Boost Traffic

14. Market and Keyword research

15. What to blog about

15.1. Transparency
15.2. ‘How-to’ Posts
15.3. Original research

16. Should you outsource your blog

Tip 1. View it as a writing partnership
Tip 2. Context is everything
Tip 3. Managing Expectations

17. How to structure your blog/article

17.1. Getting Started
17.2. Focus Keyword
17.3. Syndication
17.4. Final Thoughts

18. Content is King and much more…

Grab your copy at http://nicemoneypublications.com/news/1.6.16.pdf

Enjoy this months edition of the home business lifestyle newsletter and I look forward to publishing for you the July 2016 edition in a few weeks time.

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In whatever choice you make for the type of home business you will run, affiliate marketing or otherwise, I wish you every success.

Reach out to me if you would like to learn more or have any questions.

Mark Ford

Mark Ford

Mark FordMark Ford, Home Business Lifestyle Coach, Entrepreneur, Digital Marketer & Information Publishing.

Nice Money Publications

Registered Office: Nice Money Publications Limited, Newport House, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DA, United Kingdom.

P.S. Watch out for the July 2016 edition of the newsletter which will be all about the value of video for marketing, and how it can help you to personalize your brand, reach out to new customers, and make a real impact online! Due out 1.7.16.

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Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter 12

Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter Edition 12 – The Engine Behind Your Business – The Home Business Lifestyle Website!

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Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Today on the first day of the month, just like the first of every month, I am publishing my latest home business lifestyle newsletter.

A month in the making the May 2016 edition of the Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter is live!

The aim this month is to get you thinking about the engine behind your online home business, your website!

A Quick Recap

In last months newsletter we looked at how you can benefit from using ‘covert’ and ‘overt’ affiliate marketing strategies to join the online marketing revolution. This month is all about the engine behind your business: your website.

In particular this month we cover;

  • Healthier work/life balance
  • Content is King
  • The value of content
  • Credibility
  • Shareable content
  • Make It Easy For Them
  • Social Sharing Buttons
  • Useful content
  • Become a Thought Leader
  • Guest blogging
  • Types of websites
  • Blogs
  • Landing pages
  • Sales Pages
  • Membership Sites
  • The Need for Fresh Content
  • Build it and Forget it Syndrome
  • Search engines reward websites
  • Giving your visitors reasons to visit your site
  • Tracking the effect of content
  • Be consistent
  • In-house v outsourced
  • Why should you outsource?
  • An outside perspective
  • It’s cost-effective
  • Quality
  • Diversity
  • Who should you hire
  • Traffic generation – Paid or Unpaid
  • Final Thoughts – Focus on your website and much more…

Enjoy this months edition of the home business lifestyle newsletter and I look forward to publishing for you the June 2016 edition in a few weeks time.

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In whatever choice you make for the type of home business you will run, affiliate marketing or otherwise, I wish you every success.

Reach out to me if you would like to learn more or have any questions.

Mark Ford

Mark Ford

Mark FordMark Ford, Home Business Lifestyle Coach, Entrepreneur, Digital Marketer & Information Publishing.

Nice Money Publications

Registered Office: Nice Money Publications Limited, Newport House, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DA, United Kingdom.

P.S. Watch out for the June 2016 edition of the newsletter which will be all about the well known statement, traffic is the lifeblood of your online business. Due out 1.6.16.

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Facebook Instant Articles

Content marketing news: Instant Articles tweak to give us all the freedom to publish!

A very important article for all content marketers, shared by guest blog writer, Matt Press, Splash Copywriters, looking at the fact that on the 12th April 2016 Facebook will open Facebook Instant Articles up to all publishers.

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Matt Press – Splash Copywriters

Make a note of the date: April 12, 2016. Facebook Instant Articles goes live!

If you’re into content marketing, the day will be a game-changer.

What’s happening?

Well, Facebook will open Facebook Instant Articles up to all publishers.

Here’s the lowdown…

In May of last year, Facebook dipped its toes into the world of content by launching the ‘Instant Articles’ concept.

The plan was to host articles written by a few of the biggest web publishers in the market. They focused on a dozen publishers, such as the New York Times, NBC News and BuzzFeed.

The idea was to deliver an article experience that was mutually beneficial for both readers and publishers.

For readers, the platform significantly boosted load times for mobile users.

For publishers, Facebook instant articles were a new way to create interactive, fast-paced articles through social media.

For Facebook, the motto was to offer users a lightweight, easy and fast way to access news on their timelines.

Put simply, now the social media platform will be opening up the publishing service to everyone so that all marketers – large and small – get a chance to leverage the huge coverage potential that Facebook offers.

Just how efficient is Facebook Instant Articles?

When it was first introduced, Facebook claimed that Facebook instant articles would be around 10 times faster than typical mobile browsing.

If that wasn’t enough, Facebook also suggested that this fast-speed article delivery system would also be able to provide the kind of high-quality, fluid experience that users want, optimized with rich storytelling capabilities, HTML5, customized visual display, and branded design.

Up until this point, Instant Articles have been a great way for major publishers to interact with consumers and Facebook users.

Indeed, the concept has been so popular that under a dozen publishers quickly turned into hundreds of contributing brands.

However, the new shift to bring all marketers into the fold marks an exciting change of times in the world of article marketing.

Not only could the chance vastly expand Facebook’s variety of content, this could lead to users spending more time on the site, which makes it a more attractive destination for advertisers, and a more lucrative opportunity for publishers struggling to bring in revenue.

In other words, this is a win-win situation for everyone.

Get started right now with Facebook Instant Articles.

facebook instant articlesFormally, the Instant Articles format will open its doors to publishers across the world in April at the F8 developer’s conference. However, the announcement is already being released across the web, presumably to give marketers a chance to rev their engines and get on board.

The chances are that this move to a wider publishing platform will ramp up the pressure on current publishers to offer up the best stories in the instant format, or else lose their advantage to up-and-coming writers.

For marketers with an aim to increase their revenue and establish themselves within the online news world, this could mean an unbeatable opportunity to throw their lot in with some of the biggest players online.

After all, from April, anyone with a Facebook page and a website, anywhere in the world, will be able to take advantage of the program.

How to publish Facebook Instant Articles.

Publishing Instant Articles on Facebook couldn’t be simpler, but it’s a good time to familiarize yourself with the process if you want to get involved in the upcoming change.

  • Click on the Instant Article tool
  • Claim your URL
  • Download the App for Facebook Pages
  • Develop your own Style Template based on your brand
  • Experiment with A/B testing on example articles
  • Create an RSS feed for your instant articles
  • Connect your chosen RSS feed to your Facebook page
  • Set up your Analytics and Ads
  • Confirm that you follow the right guidelines and Instant Article policies for Facebook
  • Submit articles for Facebook to review
  • Start publishing

Matt Press – Splash Copywriters Accreditation

Splash Copywriters“Matt Press is an experienced copywriter who has written words for some of the UK’s biggest brands, such as Sky, Three and Vodafone.

Working through his company Splash Copywriters, he creates content and delivers marketing, branding and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) advice to businesses of all sizes. Learn more about Matt Press and his copywriting services over at his website > Splash Copywriters <

Mark Ford

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Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter 11

Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter Edition 11 – The Differences Between Overt and Covert Affiliate Marketing Plus A Look At Creating A Personal Brand!

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Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Today on the first day of the month, just like the first of every month, I am publishing my latest home business lifestyle newsletter.

A month in the making the April 2016 edition of the Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter is live!

The aim this month is to get you thinking about your personal brand. In this eleventh edition we cover the difference between overt and covert affiliate marketing looking at the issue of personal branding and whether to hide behind your affiliate links without having a presence on the internet, or to position you and your business on the front end and offer affiliate products and services that you are associated with once you have built up your profile and credibility with your audience.

In addition I draw comparisons between free and paid marketing.

In particular this month we cover;

1. The Home Business Lifestyle

1.1. Let’s Look Back

1.2. The Coming Years

2. Affiliate Marketing: What is it again?

3. Affiliate Marketing – Two Routes

Covert Affiliate Marketing and Overt Affiliate Marketing – Why you should go down the overt route

4. How to build a personal brand

Step One: Define your core values and what sets your small business apart from the competition

Step Two: Become the best

Step Three: Market your personality

Step Four: Online presence – how to build your online presence

4.1. Strategize: What are your goals?
4.2. Build a solid platform
4.3. Optimise and improve
4.4. Provide consistent value
4.5. Be social
4.6. Start building relationships
4.7. Track – Constant monitoring and attracting customers

5. Volume of traffic is the deciding factor

5.1. Free vs Paid Traffic Sources
5.2. Advantages of Paid Traffic Sources
5.3. Free Traffic has Its Advantages too
5.4. What is right for you?
5.5. Your Budget

6.Your Affiliate Networks

7. Six Figure Mentors (SFM)

7.1 What is it?

7.2. One stop shop

and much more…

Enjoy this months edition of the home business lifestyle newsletter and I look forward to publishing for you the May 2016 edition in a few weeks time.

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Edition 11 of the home business lifestyle newsletter from Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

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In whatever choice you make for the type of home business you will run, affiliate marketing or otherwise, I wish you every success.

Reach out to me if you would like to learn more or have any questions.

Mark Ford

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Registered Office: Nice Money Publications Limited, Newport House, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DA, United Kingdom.

P.S. Watch out for the May 2016 edition of the newsletter which will be all about the engine behind your online business: your website. Due out 1.5.16.

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Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter 10

Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter Edition 10 – The Possibilities Presented By Living A Laptop Lifestyle

Mark Ford - Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Today on the first day of the month, just like the first of every month, I am publishing my latest home business lifestyle newsletter.

A month in the making the March 2016 edition of the Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter is live!

The aim this month is to get you thinking about the possibilities of living a laptop lifestyle. So here’s something for you to mull over this month.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to quit your job, get on a plane and do that round-the-world trip you’ve talked about, or pack up and move to your dream destination – without having to worry about money?

Well I’m here to tell you that I’ve done it. In fact I am planning a number of world trips of my own; stopping off in lots of different countries to watch cricket. South Africa (done February 2016), Australia, England, India, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, in fact anywhere the England international cricket team go to play the games. I haven’t decided how long I’ll go for, but it doesn’t matter, as my laptop business gives me the freedom to spend my time as I want. If I want to work, I can, as, (thanks to my laptop), my work travels with me.

This month learn about…

1. The transition through the ages to the digital age and living a laptop lifestyle
2. What is a laptop lifestyle?
3. Laptop lifestyle benefits?
4. What you need to live a laptop lifestyle
5. Breaking out of the 9 to 5 mindset
6. 9 to 5 burn out
7. Remember why are you doing this?
8. Choose your destiny
9. Recommended affiliate program to live a laptop lifestyle
10. And… much more!

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In whatever choice you make for the type of home business you will run, laptop lifestyle or otherwise, I wish you every success.

Reach out to me if you would like to learn more or have any questions.

Mark Ford

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Mark FordMark Ford, Home Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Digital Marketer & Information Publishing.

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Registered Office: Nice Money Publications Limited, Newport House, Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DA, United Kingdom.

P.S. Watch out for the April 2016 edition of the newsletter where I look at overt and covert affiliate marketing, personal branding and much more. Due out 1.4.16.

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Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter 9

Home Business Lifestyle Newsletter Edition 9 – Network Marketing versus High Ticket Sales

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Mark Ford – Home Business Lifestyle Coach

Today on the first day of the month, just like the first of every month, I am publishing my latest home business lifestyle newsletter.

One option, to build a home business lifestyle, is to start an online or offline network marketing business. Many do and this month we explore the topic of network marketing in some detail, drawing a comparison between network marketing and a high ticket business working from home.

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In whatever choice you make for the type of home business you will run, network marketing or otherwise, I wish you every success.

Reach out to me if you would like to learn more or have any questions.

Mark Ford

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Mark FordMark Ford, Home Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Digital Marketer & Information Publishing.

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Home Business Accountability Software

The Power of Reminders and Home Business Accountability Software

An article from guest blog writer, Matt Press, Splash Copywriters, looking at the importance of home business accountability software and the importance of routine and rituals when you’re running your own home-based business.

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Matt Press – Splash Copywriters

I recently blogged about the importance of routine and rituals when you’re running your own home-based business. Today I’ve got a couple of tips that you can execute straight away that will increase your efficiency and ensure that you are working in an efficient manner.

Use a calendar.

There are plenty of digital calendars out there, but I’d advise utilising the one that comes via your email service provider.

For instance, the Outlook calendar has a really easy interface. We’re talking about nice wide sections that are easy to add, edit or delete.

I find it useful to plan your work out in advance, putting in entries that will pop up and ensure you’re doing what you need to be doing.

The trick is to find the balance between planning too far ahead and just living day by day. There’s no point in filling up your diary for the rest of the year because things change. Your business will change. Your life situation might change too.

It’s just not going to work out. I’d advise working in quarters. Fill up your diary right now until the end of the next quarter. What jobs need doing and when?

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Home Business Routines

Be reminded of your goals.

Whether we’re talking about high-level goals or intermediate ones, it’s good to stay focused on what you’re aiming for. Perhaps it’s a certain number of email subscribers? Maybe it’s a record-breaking number of blog posts? Or what about something a little more juicy, like a revenue target?

There’s a great website called IFTTT. It stands for ‘If this, then that’. There’s actually a whole bunch of things you can do on the site, but I use the productivity tool.

I’ve set the website up so that I receive a text at 9am on my phone every day with a particular message, reminding me what I’m working towards at this particular point in time.

It’s always good to get a visual prompt. Looking at the text takes 2 seconds, yet it realigns what I’m doing with startling success.

Matt Press – Splash Copywriters Accreditation

Splash Copywriters“Matt Press is an experienced copywriter who has written words for some of the UK’s biggest brands, such as Sky, Three and Vodafone.

Working through his company Splash Copywriters, he creates content and delivers marketing, branding and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) advice to businesses of all sizes. Learn more about Matt Press and his copywriting services over at his website > Splash Copywriters <

I wish you every success with your business and understanding the importance of routine and rituals when you’re running your own home-based business

Mark Ford

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Forum Marketing

The importance of forum marketing. Be Creative in your home business marketing!

An article from guest blog writer, Matt Press, Splash Copywriters, looking at the importance of forum marketing and being creative in your marketing efforts!

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Matt Press – Splash Copywriters

If you’re going to make a success of your home-based business, then you’re going to need as many creative marketing strategies as possible. One very under used marketing strategy out there is forum marketing.

The great thing about forum marketing is that there’s pretty much a forum out there for everything. Copywriting, SEO, home business, wrestling, fishing… you get the idea.

But forums are really great for two reasons. Firstly, they’re filled with people who are enthusiastic about the topic in question. You’re not going to hang out on a home business forum if you’re not really into starting or building a home business, are you?

That means that if you promote services and content properly, you can have some customers on your hands. And in the worst-case scenario, you could certainly create some fans and brand advocates to help you spread the word about your home business.

Secondly, most forums are pretty active. You’ll hear a lot of content marketing advice that stresses the need to understand where your audience is. Well, many of them could be hiding out in a forum. Not only that, but they could be there daily, posting, talking and ready for a conversation.

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Forum Marketing

Forum Marketing – Remember A Couple of Things!

There are just a couple of things to bear in mind with forums.

One thing is that members (particularly active ones) can be a little precious about forum etiquette. That means you can’t go storming in creating post after post about stuff you’re selling. That’s not going to get you any credibility. In fact, you might find yourself quickly ostracized in the forum.

It’s all common sense. When you register at a forum, post in the ‘hello’ thread and introduce yourself. Then gradually start to chip in with your thoughts on conversations (I’d advise posting at least 25 non-salesy comments).

Wait a few days and then reply to a couple of questions. Try to help people out a little. That should be enough. Then slowly start talking about stuff you do or blog posts you’ve created now and in the past.

If you’ve nailed the process, you should start seeing a lot of traffic come through to your website. As always though, you need to monitor whether forum marketing is working for you so that you don’t waste precious time on a strategy that’s not right in your field. So head over to your Google Analytics data and see where your traffic is coming from.

Matt Press – Splash Copywriters Accreditation

Splash Copywriters“Matt Press is an experienced copywriter who has written words for some of the UK’s biggest brands, such as Sky, Three and Vodafone.

Working through his company Splash Copywriters, he creates content and delivers marketing, branding and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) advice to businesses of all sizes. Learn more about Matt Press and his copywriting services over at his website > Splash Copywriters <

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I wish you every success in running your home business and driving free traffic with forum marketing.

Mark Ford

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Home Business Routines

Home Business Routines and Rituals: They’re Critical To Your Success. Here’s Some Food For Thought!

An article from guest blog writer, Matt Press, Splash Copywriters, looking at the importance of home business routines and rituals.

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When you’re running a home-based business, how you spend your time and having home business routines is crucial. And that’s due to a couple of reasons.

The first is that you’re now the boss of your home business.

You don’t have someone else to push you. Other than the survival of your home business, there’s no real incentive like there is in the ‘real’ world. No appraisal to nail, no pay rise on the horizon and certainly no pat on the back.

In other words, you have no time pressure and that’s dangerous.

But also, time is important because you don’t want your home business to kill you and your hobbies or interests. You’ve chosen to run a home-based business for the flexibility and lifestyle it can offer you. There’s no point ditching the commute, losing the boss and forgetting the stress of employed life if you work too little or too much at home.

There’s clearly a middle ground for productivity. Home business owners must watch out for either procrastination or burn out.

That’s why home business routines and working rituals are key. They’ll help you know when to start, how to work and when to stop.

Home Business Routines Sound Imposing!

The words ‘routine’ and ‘ritual’ sound imposing. They sound archaic and overly officious. However, deep down, we all love to have control, to know what’s what. That’s the same in all areas of our lives and that desire begins when we’re born.

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Home Business Routines

Bedtime routines, school runs, homework timetables, lectures, shiftwork, TV schedules… rituals are everywhere you look.

Routines and rituals are merely patterns that we fall into, but they dictate whether we succeed or fail (at anything). In a normal full-time job, your schedule is worked out for you. With a home-based business, it’s not.

You have a blank sheet now. That’s pretty exciting, but also daunting. Spend some time thinking about how you need to work. You don’t have to work 9-5, but discover what working environment suits you. Do you need music or silence? Are you an early riser or a night owl? Will you thrive in a messy workplace or a tidy one? Perhaps you’d thrive after a jog or a gym workout.

Home business routines and rituals will have an effect on your efficiency, your psychological state, your confidence, your mood, your motivation… just about everything you can think of. Ensure you plan your activities each day!

Matt Press – Splash Copywriters Accreditation

Splash Copywriters“Matt Press is an experienced copywriter who has written words for some of the UK’s biggest brands, such as Sky, Three and Vodafone.

Working through his company Splash Copywriters, he creates content and delivers marketing, branding and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) advice to businesses of all sizes. Learn more about Matt Press and his copywriting services over at his website > Splash Copywriters <

I wish you every success in running your home business and managing your home business routines.

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Making The Most Of Life

Making The Most Of Life – We Can’t Change The Past But We Can Change The Future!

Setting my intentions for 2016 onwards….

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Mark Ford – Setting Intentions

I wish you every success in running your home business and setting your intentions.

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