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We all need support…

Never again feel you’re lacking the support you’ll need to build a nice side-business…

Do not be misled. “Bad company corrupts good character.” 1 Corinthians 15:33

“Friends are like your backbone. They are always there when you need support.”
Environment matters BIG TIME in predicting your chances of success.
(And increasing your happiness along your journey!)
*Who you’re around most of the time.
(We don’t always have full control of this. But read on.)
*Where you work.
*Events you attend. (Or don’t.)
Want to greatly increase your odds of breaking through?
Improve your environment the best you can. Get around more people that believe in you and will fully support you…
You deserve that!
Here’s a fast way you can start…
People offline, our friends and family, they don’t always understand what we do. They don’t always get our entrepreneurial drive.
They’d rather we just give up and be “normal” just like them. But don’t do it!
Online, you CAN have a group of good people that will have your back.

Also, changing your environment from time to time…going to an event or working from a swanky hotel for a day or two.
That can work wonders.
However, just know, whatever your day to day is right now, working from a Starbucks with an Iced or Hot Caramel Macchiato (my personal favorite) or in the corner of a spare bedroom, you can 100% do this. I’ve done both by the way.
You just need to apply the system. By taking daily “imperfect” action.
Perfection doesn’t exist. It’s just another form of procrastination.
Just start! Go!
Your brain will figure it all out on the way. But it won’t know all the answers before you begin.
What’s cool?
Matt, who’s system I work with, started in the tiny corner of his spare bedroom. He was able to start from nothing and build a multi-million dollar business.
He’s passionate about growing his business and supporting his partners and friends.
That’s why, as soon as you’ve signed up, you get access to a personal coach and me as your sponsor.
And then after you become a Consultant…
You’ll have the opportunity to join our Masterminds throughout the year.
Matt recently bought a resort in Costa Rica just so his partners can meet up and create better incomes and lifestyles together.

I went in July and spent an awesome 10 days!!
Talk about an amazing environment that will support your success!!
If you’re ever able to go, I’d strongly recommend it. You can ask your coach about it as you’re going through the 21 Step System.
What do I want you to take away from this email today?

MOBE is…
Environment. Strategies. Support. Systems. Success.
Let it serve you. Not hold you down.
Believe in yourself. I sure do!

I would love to meet you at a Mastermind…so click here to get started today!

 

Social media safety tips…

Social Media and its marketing resources have gone from a compulsive form of recreation for many to a fundamental piece of any business plan, large or small.

What is still not readily known by many business owners and managers is that use of social media by companies and their employees can seriously compromise a businesses’ security.  Very often, when it comes to maintaining safety and security via social media, employees can end up being the biggest issue.

Whether it’s from posting on their personal page about things happening at work, or clicking on things they shouldn’t while using an office computer, employees can accidentally leak information or download mal-ware into your network without even realize they are doing it.

To help avoid the issues that can result in these seemingly small actions, here are some tips to assist you in keeping your business and your employees safe from social-media troubles, both at work and at home.

Advise Employees to Avoid Posting Info About Where They Work

Even though you can’t stop an employee from telling people where they work, explain that like giving out their home address and phone number online, revealing where they work can make it easy for people to find them and collect more info on their daily routine.

Employees should also be informed that associating the company with a personal account on questionable social networks could hurt the company and, by default, hurt the employee as well.

Keep Privacy Settings Updated

This is important on two fronts.  First, train your employees how to maintain their own accounts’ privacy settings, this will lessen the possibility of unauthorized info getting leaked.

On your businesses’ accounts, it’s likely you don’t know most of the followers you’ve cultivated.  Taking steps to secure those accounts as much as possible, with privacy settings that will work best for your company, will significantly add to your online security

Establish Work Place Use of Social Media

Most of us have done it, checked our Facebook page during lunch or a break.  Instead of trying to ban the use of social media on work computers, it may be better to create some policies on how to use it instead.

For instance, stating that visitation of these sites may only be made during breaks and that the use of apps like games, quizzes, or anything else that requires clicking on links, are prohibited on company computers. Putting these policies in place will assist you in avoiding issues that can affect your network.

Make Sure Your IT Specialists Are Trained to Handle Social Media Specific Issues

Once you’ve established an office policy for Social Media use, it will need to be enforced.  This means ongoing surveillance of online activities.  To accomplish this, invest in consulting, and antivirus protection via software and hardware.

Additionally, the company’s technical staff will need to be updated about current social-media security risks.

A Word on Hacking

All businesses and their social media accounts are potential targets. Any compromise of these tools could result in irreparable damage.  Fortunately, the items we’ve already discussed can help prevent a hacker from successfully breaking into your account.

Additionally, use strong passwords with unique alpha-numeric combinations.  These days to create the best possible login security, you need to use upper and lower-case letters, numbers, and accepted punctuation as allowed.

Once you have one password, don’t use it for multiple logins.  If a hacker manages to figure one account out, you’ll have given up the keys to the entire kingdom.

A Little Prevention Can Go A Long Way

The most important way to prevent harmful issues from social media use is to educated and even provide training for your employees.

Whether this is via a workshop, meeting or included in a section of the employee handbook, be sure your employees have the knowledge that can save your business’ social media accounts and their own from unnecessary attention and use.

Monitoring the social media marketing landscape is vital to your success. If you’d like to have access to even more powerful marketing tips, as well as a way to generate conversion-ready Internet marketing prospects each month, click here to learn about my done-for-you system.

A-B-C systems…

Today I want to talk about systems…

A-B-C systems to wealth is nice… but many will fail because of this one thing…

Systems are the “doors” to getting the results you want in life…

to experience the financial and lifestyle freedoms you desire.
The often overlooked element, is this:
Consistently following the system!

Yes, you actually have to work at it!!

I work about 4 hours every day. Yes, seven days a week. But the difference is, I schedule my life around my work instead of the other way around.
Consistency is the “key” that unlocks the door to all the results you want to achieve right now.
In the movie Shawshank Redemption, Andy had a system to escape his literal prison.
It was a simple system. But not easy.
Every day, he would chip away a little bit of rock from his cell, and shake the rocks out from his leg in the prison yard.
Rinse and repeat.
Rinse and repeat.
He did this when things were going well, and when his life was a living nightmare.
It didn’t matter.
Every day. Through every season in his life. He kept chipping away to reach his freedom.
Consistency was the key that made it all work.
If you’re wanting to escape from a situation that isn’t ideal…
If you’re ready to experience the financial and life freedoms you 100% deserve…

Then use a A-B-C system.

And let consistency be your key to unlock all you’ve ever wanted. Through the good days AND the bad. Through the ideal times AND the not so ideal times.

Find a way to do the things you need to do, no matter what, so you can get the results you’re after.

You’ve got this.

It’ll be worth it!

And…

It works for those that will allow it to work for them consistently.

Click here to check out the a-b-c system I use…

 

 

How to manage your marketing funnel…

With the over whelming success of the Digital Marketing Age, you may think that the concept of a marketing funnel is now obsolete. And, yes, what used to be a fairly direct route from drawing in leads to converting them into clients has now exploded into a multitude of micro processes.

However, the concept of a Marketing Funnel is still a good way to create marketing that needs multiple levels of engagement to convert leads into clients. Today, in this age of social media and smart phones, we are definitely in a (sometimes) brave new world of marketing plans.  Even when we’re ready to run screaming from our computers after trying to make sense of all the rapid changes that have evolved. Especially for those of us of the “not so young anymore” generation. LOL

If you use a marketing funnel, there are probably some adjustments that could be made to your process that will help you see even better results in capturing leads and subsequently converting those leads into paying customers. Here are a few procedures to improve your marketing funnel and provide even more successful results quickly.

Carefully Research and Develop the Stages of Your Buying Process

Outlining the steps of the potential client’s process needs to be very specific. How you define a potential client gives you an idea of what key information can help you continue to perfect your marketing plans.

By converting your definitions to relate to buyer stages, your emphasis focuses on where the buyer is in the process. Using care when forming these definitions can be crucial so that the data you receive is actually what you want to know.

Utilize Coding When Tracking the Lead Process

The information you gather as customers progress through your marketing is crucial.  This habit is a valuable resource, allowing you to follow what stage the buyer is in, where the lead originated, and which campaign produced the lead. Using detailed and accurate coding techniques to accomplish the tracking will tell you at the end of a campaign exactly where leads did and didn’t grow.  Additionally, they will inform you what factors successfully lead a buyer through all the stages of the funnel to a positive outcome.

Create a Process to Separate Your Quality Customers from the Rest of the Herd

Although it would be a bad idea to refer to your customers as a herd of cattle, with the wide range that initial lead capturing plans cover, it’s important, as the stragglers weed themselves out, that you are able to start recognizing high-quality clients.

On the flip side of that idea, be aware of clients that may have a negative effect on your business.  These are the ones you will probably prefer not to do business with in the future.

When ranking your potential and actual clients, be sure to include definitions of what the mediocre and trouble clients may be like.  This way you can determine where they came from and decide if you should remove your efforts from those venues to prevent more issues from coming up later.

Run Additional Metrics Reports When You Make Any Changes

Usually, key metric reports can be done only once a month, however, when changes are made you’ll want to get an immediate idea about how effective the changes are. During this time, it’s best to increase the reports to once a week.

Monitoring the social media marketing landscape is vital to your success. If you’d like to have access to even more powerful marketing tips, as well as a way to generate conversion-ready Internet marketing prospects each month, click here to learn about a done-for-you system.

How to improve your life…

So as I am sitting here thinking about what I want to write to you today, improvement comes to my mind.

Improving your life.

How can you improve your life?

Can it really be this simple?
Sir Winston Churchill says:
“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally stop and look at the results.”
Here’s what most people don’t get…
We ALL have a strategy.
Not having a strategy may be your strategy.
Doing the same things over and over again and expecting a different result may be your strategy.
Ignoring problems and the things you want to do in life and sweeping it under the rug is a strategy.
The question posed by Sir Winston Churchill could be, is your strategy working for you??
Or simply…
How is it going??!!??
Are you happy, content, and fulfilled right now?
Or are you open to improving your strategy?
Then how about add on Peter Drucker’s advice to what you’re doing…
“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.”
So, what do you want? (AKA: Results.)
Measuring your current strategy over the last 30 days, is it getting you closer to what you want in life?
If not, then what adjustments and tweaks can you make to your strategy, ASAP?
Getting what you want doesn’t have to be so hard!
The “data” to track and improve on it can even be a fun process.
Just a process of, what worked, what didn’t and what next.
This is a SIMPLE but amazingly powerful process I invite you to go through today.
Hope this helps.

And…

If you would like to try a different process, then click here to try the one that I use.

A lesson from Winnie-the-Pooh…

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
-A.A. Milne, Novelist, Creator of Winnie-the-Pooh

Nothing beats having competence in yourself and in your business.

Having a confidence that you’ve decided to take the right path.
Want to have that feeling too?

Knowing you’re doing what’s right?
Where when you sit down and do something you KNOW it will eventually be bringing you the big results and lifestyle you want?
Well…
Take to heart a brief lesson from Winnie-the-Pooh.
Where did he get his bravery and belief that got him to the “honey?”
Well for one, he had a top notch support team, didn’t he?
They were, in all their different shapes and forms, always with him along his journey…
Offering him a helping hand and the extra guidance and support he needed at each step.
Next…
He had enough confidence that when he went to the right honey-hole, the HONEY would be there for him to take…
…In abundance.
…Nearly 100% of the time.
This journey is no different.
Ensure you’re getting the daily support you need! A team of good folks in your corner. People that will have your back.
The Christopher Robbins, the Eeyores, the Piglets, Tiggers, Owls and Rabbits of the world.
Next, ensure the “honey-hole” you are going to WILL likely get you results.
This is why I spend so much of my time advocating this opportunity.

Not because it is a free get-rich-quick scheme but because…

This can help put you on the right track to get to the yummy honey!
You’re getting the 1-on-1 help and support you will need to get to your first big sale!
And you’ll be able to get group support from other like-minded individuals using the same system.

Million and millions of batches of “golden nectar” have been handed out in the form of high ticket commission checks.
And you could be next.

Click here to find out how…

Should I quit my job…

Today I want to answer another question/questions that I get asked a lot…

Should I quit my job?
Do I have to quit my job to do this?
Will I have time to do this and work my full-time job?
How soon after starting this should/can I quit my job?

Let me first say that I know the potential stress.
If you have a j-o-b, or some other income you rely on, even if you don’t love what it is you are doing
You may feel some burden or fear that if you quit and try something different, what if it doesn’t work out like you planned?
And even though a paycheck is rarely, if ever, guaranteed (you could be laid off w/little notice), you may start sweating if you don’t SEE a payday headed your way every two weeks…

Well…
There are a few powerful ways around this!
One, you don’t have to quit, point blank. Do it when you’re comfortable “enough” to say good-bye to the 9-5 and daily commute to work.
A lifestyle business like I run can be easily done part-time and on the side. Even with a job or other obligations!
And…
When you’ve been saving away $10k a month for 3, 4, 5 months?

Or…

When you are able to pay off all of your bills. Then it may not be so hard to squeeze the trigger and pull a Jerry Maguire in the office, right?!

So really what do you have to lose?

I am offering you a way to make money on the side and still keep your paycheck.

Click here to find out how

I hope this helps and answers your questions.

Why I decided to start a blog…

These days it seems like everyone has a blog.  Whether it’s an outlet to type out your inner feelings of the world today or to let people into a part of your life you would have difficulty discussing out loud, there a never-ending number of reasons to start one.

If you own a small business, there are even more reasons to have one.  While there are a few that would argue as to whether blogs are still applicable with the surge of social media marketing platforms that have taken the world by storm, it’s believed by most that blogging can be an integral piece of your marketing plan.

Here are 3 reasons to consider moving forward with your own blog

  1. They are a great way to develop better relationships with your current customers
  2. They will increase your SEO on sites like Google, Yahoo, Bing and Yelp.
  3. They can position your brand as a perceived industry leader, even if you are just starting out.

Overall, blogging is a good way to widen your reach and bring more traffic to your own web presence. So, I encourage you to start your own blog today. Believe me…If I can do it, you can too!

3 trends in internet marketing…

Today I am going to share with you 3 current trends in internet marketing…

  1. Social Media Marketing…and some platforms for social media marketing are Facebook, twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat
  2. Content Marketing…this is sharing videos, blogs and social media posts that do not solely promote products but peak interest in your audience
  3. Marketing automation…this is a system that includes email marketing, data bases and analytics. Three examples of marketing automation companies are Aweber, Mailchimp and Infusionsoft.

Why I changed my career this late in life…

My journey began in 2014. And although it’s not an easy story for me to tell, I believe that in sharing it, it will bring healing to me and hope to those who hear it.

In April of that year, my son, Gianluca, posted a picture of himself with the phrase “Love the Day” on social media. I thought it was a very philosophical thought for such a young man but I had no idea at the time how significant that phrase would become.  

In June, six months later, I re-married. It was a beautiful day! We had our 5 children be a part of our wedding, my 2 and my husband’s 3. During the reception my son pulled me to the side and made me promise him over and over that no matter what I would always be happy. Of course I promised him that I would. How could I not. He was my son. I loved him! It was my wedding day. I had my children and my family around me and a promising future to look forward too. He then did the same with my husband, he told him that he had finally met someone who loved his mom as much as he did and made my husband promise him that he would always be there to take care of me, of course my husband promised him that he would. I believe God was preparing me that day for what was to come…

On Sept 7, 2014, I lost my 16 year old son in a fatal car accident. My life and entire world was forever changed that day! I lost my purpose, my desires and even at times my will to live. I existed by putting one foot in front of the other just to make it through the day. But my faith in God, my promise to my son, my beautiful daughter, Liliana, and my supportive husband are the only reasons I am here today to share this story.

Nothing will ever be the same for me. I feel my son’s absence with every breath I take. Some days are so hard but that promise I made to be happy no matter what and those words “Love the Day” make the journey a little bit easier.   

My background is restaurant and retail management. I also co-owned 2 restaurants. Before MOBE, I was a General Manager for a restaurant that was a 1 and a half hour daily commute, 5 – 6 days a week, 10 – 12 hours a day. Burn out doesn’t even begin to describe where I was physically and now on top of that I was dealing with grief, depression, emotional stress, you name it. I ended up having a break down that led to severe depression and me becoming very despondent.

It was then that my husband, George, showed me an advertisement that he had been saving on his phone for several months. He had been hesitant to show it to me because I didn’t know anything about internet marketing and I’d had no formal computer training. He just knew that I was going to tell him he was crazy! And you know what, a year earlier I would have.  

But I was ready. Ready for the change. So I prayed, quit my job and didn’t just take a leap of faith…I jumped, with both feet, eyes wide open, off a cliff. And what a journey it has been! It has changed my life. I have less stress, more time to spend with my family, I’ve had the opportunity to travel to beautiful exotic places, experience financial freedom and just do the things I enjoy doing, but most importantly, it has given me the opportunity to keep that promise…to find my happy place! To start each day with the attitude of Love the Day! Even though my journey is far from over, MOBE has helped me to find that purpose again. I now have the opportunity to help others make the same changes that I did.

If you are not living the life you truly desire? If you are not spending quality time with your family? If you are worried about losing your job or not being able to pay for your children’s college education? I encourage you to make that change today. There is a way to change your life…to make every day count and Love the Day!

I would love to tell you about it…