Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Make Money Online Selling Ebooks - A How To

I have found that many people want to make money online by selling ebooks, but they don't want to take the time to write an e-book. If this describes you, I have great news for you! You can still make money by selling e-books written by other people by using affiliate marketing.

If you don't know of anyone who has e-books and an affiliate program that you can use to sell them, just use your favorite search engine to find them. For example, if you are looking for e-books on photography that have an affiliate program, just type in photography e-books affiliate program into any search engine.

Once you find the e-books that you would like to promote, simply start promoting them by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Create good web marketing copy for the e-books on your website. It is not enough to list the e-books on your website and then link to the seller’s website. The people who come to your website are not looking for links to other sites; rather, they are looking for useful information for themselves. Having useful information on your website increases the changes of your website visitors buying the e-book, and will generate affiliate commissions for you.

Step 2: After you have your website copy written, start promoting your website online and drive traffic to it.  There are many ways that you can get that much needed traffic to come to visit your site. One way is to optimize the site for search engines. Search engine optimization is the process of modifying web page content and meta-information to improve the search engine ranking of the page. Successful search engine optimization will greatly increase the number of visitors that come to your website. The more visitors to the website you have, the more affiliate products you will be able to sell, and the more money you will make. Make sure you optimize every page of your website for search engines, especially the ones that provide the information about the e-books and sell the e-books; that way you will get more website visitors.

Another way to drive more traffic to your website is by creating a blog to promote it. A blog is your business diary, in which you share the information about your website, as well as the e-books you are promoting. Your blog is an excellent tool to let the world know about the affiliate products and to connect with potential customers who would want to purchase them.

In order to bring the most online traffic and make money with your blog, make sure that your blog consistently and create blog posts that are of interest to your past as well as potential customers. Regular posts that are interesting to read is what will keep your readers coming back and buying from you.


Michelle A. Hoffmann is a Work at Home mother of 4, website designer,internet marketer, ezine editor/publisher/owner as well as wife to Internet marketing consultant, Udo A. Hoffmann ( You can visit her website at

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

eBooks With Reseller Rights Can Equal Money In The Bank

Whether you know them as, eBooks with reseller rights / resale rights / reprint rights, they are the solution to a failing business. The secret to using information products correctly is to actually read them and then applying what you learn.

"Years ago I purchased a Real Estate course for $1000.00 but I never got around to completing the course and it is still sitting on a bookshelf collecting dust. I never made one cent from that purchase because it doesn't happen by itself. You can't buy today and learn next month. Purchase something today, start learning today and begin applying as soon as you have your mind wrapped around it." James Mann

It is my opinion that it has become way too easy to start an online business today and it seems that Internet marketing newbies think that there is no need to take time to learn to earn online. Free web building software and cheap hosting lead to millions of web pages that no ever sees and even more dreams are smashed and another one adds to the 85% of new online business owners that end in failure.

Top 7 Ways To Promote Your Information Product

Expert Author Adrienne DupreeAs an online marketer, information product creation needs to be a big part of your business. Once you create your information product, you need to promote it if you want it to be successful. Fortunately, there are many ways to promote your product and a lot of them are free. The top 7 ways to promote your information product are blog posts, press releases, audio/podcasts, YouTube videos, website widgets, affiliates and social media.

Promotion Strategy #1 – Blog Posts
Creating blog posts are one of the first ways I promote my information products. You can actually announce the product. You can also write blog posts that are related to your product without revealing too much information.

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Monday, May 26, 2014

Where Did Memorial Day Originate?

Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude for fighting for their freedom. They then held a parade of 10,000 people led by 2,800 Black children where they marched, sang and celebrated.


the modern Memorial Day originated with an order issued in 1868 by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, for the annual decoration of war graves:
the modern Memorial Day originated with an order issued in 1868 by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, for the annual decoration of war graves:
The Memorial Day that we celebrate today, started in 1868 with an order given by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, for the annual decoration of war graves.  The observance was formerly known as Decoration Day.
the modern Memorial Day originated with an order issued in 1868 by Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, the commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, for the annual decoration of war graves:

The story goes that three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared that Decoration Day should be observed on May 30. It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.

The first observance of "Decoration Day" was held in 1868 across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C at Arlington National Cemetery.

The ceremonies centered around the mourning-draped veranda of the Arlington mansion, once the home of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Various Washington officials, including Gen. and Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant, presided over the ceremonies. After speeches, children from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphan Home and members of the GAR made their way through the cemetery, strewing flowers on both Union and Confederate graves, reciting prayers and singing hymns.

There are many other stories claiming to be the origins of Memorial Day...


On May 26, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson, signed a Presidential Proclamation recognizing Waterloo as the Birthplace of Memorial Day.