Here are some tips on how to set yourself straight and on target for success. These simple hints are talked about by many personal trainers and might seem easy things, but in fact, they take a lot of willpower and concentration to stick with.
What was interesting in this process was the fact that most of the contestants who wanted my help were not the ones I originally chose. Other participants asked me to add them in, make room for another one, or otherwise gave me good reasons why they were worthy of my help, and for the most part, I agreed. Why did I do this? The answer is simple: because I admired their courage in asking. I could have spent a lot less time overall on the project if I had only promoted the original favorites who responded. Instead, I took on most of those who asked because I felt the act of asking in and of itself showed their strength as a leader…and leaders like to work with other leaders!
Learn from the experts. Watch people who are considered gurus in the field of selling and watch them in action. Understand the elements and techniques that they are using when they generate leads, when they make their sales presentation, and when they close the sale. If possible, talk to these people to personally ask for selling tips and techniques. Since these people were once in your shoes, I am pretty sure that most of them will be happy to help you out especially if you show genuine interest in learning.
A couple of weeks ago, I took on a challenge: I decided that my team would adopt a few contestants in the race for the “Next Internet Millionaire” contest. I found some participants who seemed to have a positive message, then posted in the forum offering to promote them. The response was phenomenal and for the next 5 days, I did everything I could to build them up. I sent emails to my lists and workout encouraging votes. I set up Squidoo pages for each of them. I even ran a small Google adwords campaign offering free advertisements to my list for those who would send positive comments.
Pricing e-books has been under constant debate but a good rule of thumb to help determine your e-book price is to learn from those that are really helping authors to sell e-books. Amazon has been dominating the e-book marketing world with their $9.95 killer pricing. The book-selling tip of all time comes from savvy self-publishers that re-wrote the rules with the cut rate ninety-nine cent e-books. This is a sheer impulse buy rate. It is responsible for sending many indie authors to the head of the best selling class.
If you have trouble keeping yourself disciplined to stay away from unproductive surfing, get yourself a kitchen timer and set it for a fixed amount of time that you allow yourself to do those things. When the timer goes off, you will know that you have spent your allocated time. If you do not keep track of your time, the whole day could go by and you will realize that you have not achieved any of your goals.
Oh some more internet marketing advice I would give is however you save the zip file is how the file will look on your page. So if the default name of the zip file is 6879thisfile8888 that is what your readers will see.