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Monday, Aug 21, 2017

The Ultimate Tools to Explode Your Online Profits in 2017

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The simple truth is you need an online presence. Without one, you’ll not only struggle to survive as an entrepreneur, but you’ll leave a horde of money on the table as well.

That being said, you can’t just jump into the online arena ill-equipped and unprepared. You need the right guidance and a set of tools to help you collect leads, grow your following, and convert those leads into cold harsh cash.

Lucky for you, you’re learning from the best. As Australia’s #1 MLM enroller, I’ve generated seven figures utilising the very same tools I’m about to share with you today. If you want to explode your profits in 2017 and beyond, these 12 must-have online tools will help you do just that. Enjoy!

1. Website Builder

In today’s day and age, having your own custom website is one of the foundational keys to your success. Without one, it’s nearly impossible to position yourself as an expert and industry leader. In other words, having your own website is a must.

Your website, especially if you plan on entering the highly lucrative and equally competitive MLM space, is a place you can send people to learn more about yourself and your business, discover your expertise, provide their contact information in exchange for discounts or valuable advice, and ultimately purchase your products.

In the good old days of dial-up, having a website meant hiring expensive coders and Web developers, or buying some expensive software and spending weeks to simply learn how it works. Fortunately, times have changed. Today, inexpensive and easy-to-use drag ‘n drop website builders, like BuilderAll, allow you to have a fully functional, great looking site up and running in just a few hours, if not sooner.

Sound too good to be true? What if I told you there are hundreds of thousands of successful sites all across the Web built with drag n’ drop website builders?

It’s simply the EASIEST way to build a website. Unlike WordPress, there’s no need for any coding knowledge whatsoever. It’s just a simple game of drag and drop. Choose one of the many templates, add content for your pages, upload a logo, and press publish. That’s basically all there is to it.

Build a Website in Minutes

There are a ton of website builders on the market to choose from, but I prefer BuilderAll. Wix is free, but you’ll get an ugly URL in the form of yourname.wix.com. This looks unprofessional and does very little in promoting your brand. To add your own domain and remove the unsightly Wix ads, it will cost you $24.50 each month.

Squarespace and several other solutions are available as well, but they’re terrible when it comes to SEO. Trust me, I’m an SEO expert. If you want your site to show up on the first page of Google’s search results, which is valuable advertising and one of the keys to my success, you need a website builder designed with SEO in mind.

2. Sales Funnel

If your goal is to enjoy the freedom and profits of making money online, you need a high converting sales funnel. What is a sales funnel, you ask? A sales funnel is essentially the process your clients or customers go through when they visit your site or click on an ad. From the time he or she first sees or hears about you and your solution up until they purchase your products, this entire process is part of your sales funnel.

Sales funnels are so important that many online businesses and marketers choose to setup their sales funnels before they even create a website. From videos to autoresponders, many of the tools below are designed to help you create and manage a successful sales funnel.

With ClickFunnels and many other sales funnel creators you can end up paying upwards of $297 per month for these tools. BuilderAll allows you to take advantage of hundreds of plug n’ play sales funnels ready and waiting to begin collecting leads and converting them into sales. Better yet, I’ve scored my readers free access for a limited time only:

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3. Autoresponder

Did you know over 200 billion emails are sent each and every day? That’s over two million emails per second and over 70 trillion emails each year!

The numbers don’t lie, and they clearly highlight the importance of email as a communication and advertising tool. Therefore, creating an email list of buyers and loyal followers is a critical aspect of profiting in 2017. To do this, you need an autoresponder.

Email Marketing Tools

An autoresponder allows you to collect the names, email addresses, and other contact information of potential customers and automatically send them emails daily, every other day, weekly, and so on to gain their trust, sell them products, and promote your brand. You simply write up a series of emails, load them into your autoresponder, select the send dates and times, and it markets to your list for you on complete autopilot.

A large responsive list can help you earn a substantial sustainable income online, and an autoresponder will help you create and manage such a list.

TIP: I’ve used a bunch of email marketing tools in my time, and this one is hands down the best.

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Friday, Jan 29, 2016

Intelligent, Well-Planned Rebranding Increased My Site’s Traffic by 105%

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Traffic = Financial Rewards

The Internet is a big, scary place. According to internetlivestats.com, it’s currently comprised of over 960 million websites – roughly 1 website to every 7 or 8 people in the world.

Businesses Fight Over TrafficWith so many websites, it’s no wonder that businesses fight tooth and nail for every last pageview and traffic source. Increasing your site’s traffic can have big financial rewards, from increased sales to improved brand recognition. I discovered this when I honed my SEO skills at Kitchenware Direct for 5 years.

In my industry, network marketing, your personal brand is tantamount to your business’s brand. All of the traits that you’d like associated with your business – quality, trustworthiness, and appeal – have to resonate in your image and how potential clients and team members perceive you. And as newcomers to network marketing look for guidance from established industry leaders, it’s critical for your site to be visible in the battle for traffic.

Faced with some stiff competition in my native Australia and inspired by relevant posts on Moz.com and other SEO sites, I decided to do a reboot of my personal site in August 2015. My goal was to make the site more appealing, tie up loose ends, and focus on my blog as a platform for generating traffic. I used a number of tools to assist me; which can be found on my list of recommended online marketing and SEO tools.

Brand-Focused

The main point that I wanted to hammer home with my new site was my success with Isagenix, one of the top network marketing companies in the world. Since starting my business, IsaTonic, I’ve maintained consistent success as the #1 distributor of Isagenix products in Australia and New Zealand.

I did some keyword research and focused on keywords like “network marketing,” “network marketing Australia,” and keywords specific to my brand like “Brad Russell”. Conscious of avoiding keyword-stuffing, I made sure that my website content and blog posts prioritised good writing and useful information. If there’s one lesson I learned from the previous iteration of my site, it’s that good SEO rankings are not valuable if the site’s content is a turn-off.

To present an effective unified front, I worked hard to make sure that my branding was consistent between my website and social media pages. I chose an image that I thought would be enticing to people interested in the self-employed lifestyle and deployed it across all platforms:

Lifes a Beach

Life’s a beach when you’re working from home.

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Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015

Your Tools for Growth: Social Media for Network Marketing

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Success is Just a Click Away

Network marketing is one of the fastest growing industries in the 21st century. Innovation leads directly to growth in this field, as you can rapidly expand your business as you reach more and more people. With the increase in social media usage, there has never been a better time to grow your network marketing business online.

Social Media in MLM

Here are some of the best ways to use social media and the Internet to your advantage:

Twitter

Twitter for Network MarketingTwitter is possibly the most efficient way to reach new audiences. Once you’ve built a small base of followers, Twitter will suggest similar users who you can connect with and spread your message. Tweet observations about your business or similar market factors, pass along articles that you identified with or that are pertinent to your organisation, and connect with others that are in your field. Writing one tweet can take less than two minutes and reach thousands of followers. It might be the most efficient marketing you do all day.

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Facebook

Facebook for Network MarketingYour business is all about marketing to your personal network of family and friends, and there is no better online tool to reach that network than Facebook. Develop a Facebook page for your business so that your network can keep track of new developments and share in your successes. Like Twitter, Facebook will suggest new contacts that you may already know, saving you time and energy in trying to track down connections and their information. Facebook also allows you to have a longer dialogue with your network than Twitter, as it is uninhibited by any character or word limits.

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Instagram

Instagram for Network MarketingAn Instagram account with useful, stimulating and interesting content engages your audience like no other social media platform for network marketing. A 2014 study found that Instagram content generates 58 time more engagement per follower than Facebook and 120 times more than Twitter. Instagram is ideal for network marketing as you can promote the network marketing lifestyle (hence why it is sometimes referred to as ‘lifestyle marketing’). If you’re down at the beach, on a holiday or have just purchased a new car, promote your lifestyle and you’ll gain interest from others wanting to leave the traditional 9 to 5.

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Friday, Jul 12, 2013

Social Media for Retail Business [Video]

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Social Media at the 2013 PeSA Internet Conference

Panel: Social Media for Retail Business
Chair: Aaron Cardwell (Quiksilver)
Presenters: Brad Russell (Kitchenware Direct), Sheridyn Fisher (Sheridyn Swimwear), Libby Cattalini (Crazy Sales) and Melanie Cramond (Tragic Beautiful)

Category : Social Media

Thursday, Jan 10, 2013

How I Increased My Google+ Followers by 50% in 1 Month

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Get More Google Plus Followers

You Simply Must be on Google+

I’ve made it no secret in the past that I’m a huge fan of Google+. It has some great benefits and features (which Google are continuing to roll out, such as the addition of Communities recently).

About 8 months ago I realised the many benefits of G+ and made it my goal to improve my Google+ profile and the number of followers I have. Initially, it was slow work. The first 200-odd followers took me approximately 7 months. I had to work hard to keep my profile active and not give in to the seemingly low amount of interaction on this relatively new social media platform.

During the last month, however, my followers have increased by 50%. Here’s how I did it:

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Category : Social Media

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

5 Reasons Why Google+ Kicks Some Serious Ass

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Google+ Kicks Butt

Google Plus Kicks Butt

I love Google+. I think it’s a fantastic social media platform with a wealth of advantages over its competitors Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and so on.

So, just what makes Google+ so great? For me, it’s not the hangouts, events, photo albums or the ability to add a large number of people in one simple click via circles. It’s the simplicity, the engagement and the full control you have over your own profile.

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Category : Social Media

About Me

Brad Russell: Network Marketer, Entrepreneur + SEO Expert

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Brad Russell is a leading authority on multi-level marketing, SEO and e-commerce. Since retiring from the corporate business world at just 29, he has had outstanding success in the network marketing industry and is recognised as Australia's #1 seller of Isagenix products in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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Brad works with a handful of select clients to improve their SEO (search engine optimisation). If you want more traffic to your website, see Brad's SEO results and services here. He does not outsource the work and delivers outstanding results, time and time again.

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