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Written By: Dean Phillips Someone sent me the following e-mail today: “Your site is missing from Azoos.Com‘s Internet search engine! To submit it, simply click the *ADD URL* button found at www.azoos.com. As one of the Internet’s 20 most visited unique search engine databases, Azoos offers sites like yours valuable traffic that only your competition [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips Two of the oldest scams around appear to be as popular as ever. I’m referring to stuffing envelopes and home assembly programs. Let’s talk about stuffing envelopes first. Ads for envelope stuffing “opportunities” seem to be everywhere–from your mailbox to your newspaper to your e-mail box. Promoters usually advertise that, for [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips I know I’m going to ruffle a few feathers with this article, so let me just say right now that all MLM marketing (AKA network marketing) companies are not scams. Obviously, there are some good, reputable companies out there. However, there are so many bad ones that I’m compelled to lump [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips It’s been said time and again that 95 percent of all online businesses fail. I don’t know how accurate that statement is, but if it’s anywhere close to the truth, I know the reason why. Besides being woefully unprepared and under- financed, too many online businesses try to reinvent the wheel. [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips Forget about local search with Google, Yahoo! or MSN. They don’t have a clue. When it comes to great local search, Switchboard.com is king! And no matter how hard Google, Yahoo! and MSN try, when it comes to local search, they’ll never even be in the same league as Switchboard, because [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips Spyware is software or hardware installed on a computer without the user’s knowledge which gathers information about that user for later retrieval by whomever controls the spyware. Spyware can be broken down into two different categories, surveillance spyware and advertising spyware. Surveillance software includes key loggers, screen capture devices, and trojans. [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips In keeping with a promise I made to my readers, here’s another great alternative to Google and Yahoo!: Say hello to Mamma.com! Mamma.com is a metasearch search engine. A metasearch search engine actually compiles search results from a variety of sources. When you enter a query at Mamma.com, you actually submit [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips I’ve noticed a disturbing trend recently of writers writing articles suggesting that people write articles to send traffic to their websites, and enhance their credibility. In theory, the more articles you write, the more traffic you’ll receive, the more credibility you’ll have, the more sales you’ll make. It’s an interesting theory. [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips “The more things change, the more they stay the same”. That saying couldn’t be more true, especially when it comes to writing ads and sales letters. The same things that worked fifty years ago, continue to work today. Yes, times and technology has changed, but people haven’t. At least, not the [...]

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Written By: Dean Phillips According to experts, just changing the headline of an ad or sales letter has been known to dramatically improve the effectiveness of an ad or sales letter by up to 1700 percent! Yes, headlines are that powerful–and that important! An effective headline will do many things at once. It will attract [...]

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