Canada-based Alice Seba would seem an unlikely candidate for an internet marketer.
With a bachelor’s degree in History and Archaeology, and a mother of 3 (the youngest just turned 4 months a couple of days ago…), Alice stumbled into the world of internet marketing while looking for opportunities to work from home.
Her “Internet Marketing Sweetie” product was one of the first I bought coming into the industry a couple of years ago, and it was a pleasure to have Alice on the podcast series.
During the session, we talked about:
How she got started in internet marketing and affiliate marketing experience
Tips for internet marketing beginners and some of her strategies in taking care of 3 young kids AND running her own successful online businesses
Should you author/create your own product?
Tips for promoting your own affiliate program
The ONE networking tip that will help you succeed in internet marketing
On a number of forums and blogs like i am jack’s “The Three Big Problems With BlogRush“, there’s concern that “syndication credits” (the social currency earned and used to drive traffic) in John Reese’s BlogRush network is outpacing the rate at which they can be used. Is there a bubble building?
A bubble can develop when the supply outpaces the supply. For example, if a banana republic cranks their printing presses and floods the market with money, it causes hyper inflation, that burger which cost $5 before, might cost $100 now (due to the drop in the value of money). It leads to a crash in the economy.
There’ve been a number of bubbles in history, from the Tulip bubble (where people speculated in tulips), a run on semiconductors, real estate, and more recently the dotcoms in 2000. Is BR headed for the same?
For one, I hardly think a widget is going to have the same level of social impact as the dotcoms. So please drop the doomsday scenarios already.
Secondly, let’s look at the mechanics of the system.
You earn a “syndication credit” (which you can trade for a reciprocal link display on someone else’s blog).
Each time a blogrush widget is displayed, it (more…)