How to Pitch Local Lead Generation

I love the area that I live in. It is rural, way off the beaten path and as safe as you could ask for. I also love the businesses that are in my area. They are mostly comprised of hard-working people who provide some type of service to the community. Tech firms are non-existent (well, almost ). Why do I say this? Because this area was extremely ripe and ready to tap into when it came to local lead generation. There are tons of construction companies, plumbers & any other…

Creative Uses for QR Codes

This is more of a list of ways to use QR codes that I will expand on with later posts. But here are some things for you to munch on for now. Start using them and seeing how you can incorporate QR codes into your offline marketing campaigns. QR codes on Business Cards – What a great tool for conferences and networking purposes! Have a QR code on your cards that go to a landing page that is all about you and your services. People won’t forget you now! On…

The Lonely Affiliate

Is it good to be a loner of some type in this industry? Don’t successful businesspeople have tons of connections and are well known all over their industry? For the most part, no and yes. But there are always exceptions to the rules, and you can be a loner with few real connections and still be extremely successful, especially in this industry. In all reality, you can be very successful at affiliate marketing and never have to make any real face-to-face connections with anyone in the industry. And there are…

Why Use an Affiliate Network?

Affiliate networks are huge in the affiliate marketing space, as they serve as a broker, negotiator and ultimately collector for the money that you earn. Any person who has been successful in the affiliate marketing industry has probably started with an affiliate network before moving on to other avenues. But when you look at what an affiliate network really does, do you really need an affiliate network or are they just robbing you of your hard earned money? PROS OF AN AFFILIATE NETWORK First off, let me say that an…

How to Get Hired as Freelancer

These are not some baseless tips from someone who works as a freelancer. This post is about how to actually impress a hiring agent from someone who hires freelancers all the time. I have spent now at least six figures on different freelancers in my career, from small $10 projects to ones where I paid out over $18,000 to a single freelancer. If you are a freelancer who is struggling or just someone looking for more work, you really need to read and digest what I have to say about…