Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009

Attitude of Gratitude Award.

I want to thank Tammy from who nominated this blog with the "Attitude of Gratitude Award." I am pleased to accept.

In doing so, I will nominate 10 blogs I feel deserve an attitude of gratitude award. Thank You Tammy.

In receiving this award, I am grateful. I believe I have expressed so many ways that I am grateful for my children, one my heart and one my soul. My children are what motivates me and makes me try harder, be better, want more and not give up. Among so MANY things that I am grateful for, today I want to just focus on my children.

The Rules of Accepting and Sharing this Award

1. Put the logo on your blog or post
2. Nominate at least 10 blogs that show an attitude of gratitude
3. Link to your nominees within your post
4. Comment on their blogs to let them know they've received this award
5. Share the love and link to this post and the person who nominated you for the award. Tell us how you've come to have an attitude of gratitude

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Work From Home Forums - Why You Need To Get In The Game

As a starting work at home business owner, you often do not have the capital to invest in promoting your business. The goal then becomes finding strategies to keep advertising costs as low possible while still generating enough traffic to earn money at home. This can be tricky but online there are numerous ways to advertise for free or at a low cost. One of the best ways to promote your business is through work from home forums.

Marketing in forums is by no means a new concept, people have been using them to earn money at home for ages. However, a number of new marketers are reluctant to get in and participate, instead they sit quietly on the sidelines and watch the conversation. Now while this is a good way to learn and you should take time to do this before jumping in, it's time you got off the sides and started earning money online by participating.

Work from home forums boast a number of benefits that many other marketing methods lack. Below are a few reasons why you should stop browsing and start participating.

1. Forums are free or low cost.

Five years ago if you were to ask "where can I get free traffic" any expert would have recommended starting in forums. Fast forward to today and the answer remains the same. Even social media platforms are modeled after forums.

Forums allow the free exchange of information. People use them to find information, rant, rave, or connect with likeminded people. And all this activity takes place for free. Some professional forums charge a member ship fee but it's usually reasonable. Connecting with so many other people for little or nothing at all is something you should definitely take advantage of.

2. Forums are great for promotion phobes.

When you first start your quest to earn money online, you may be lacking the necessary marketing skills it takes to sky rocket your profits. But as a niche marketer you know that you have expertise in at least one area. Forums allow you to convey this information to people without having to advertise. If your post is valuable it can help to sell you as a credible expert which ultimately means more traffic.

You do well in forums when you don't actively advertise and instead leave it to your signature to drive traffic to your website. When you post regular, valuable content and add to other posts people are going to want more of you and they will gladly leave the forum to visit your site.

3. Forums provide targeted traffic.

One of the hardest things about marketing online is getting directly in front of your target audience. In forums however, that's all been done for you. As I mentioned earlier forums are made up of like minded people, people who share an interest in your niche. This makes the task of looking for your target audience much easier.

A search in Google groups with your niche keywords will turn up related forums. This benefits you in two ways. One the people there want to hear what you have to say, two once they decide to visit your site they are more likely to be interested in your websites offer. All this translates to earning money at home.

If you have been sitting on the sideline simply watching the conversations in work at home forums it's time you joined in, thousands of people are doing it and their earning money without you.

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Jeff Casmer is an internet marketing consultant and work at home business owner. For more information on work from home forums please visit his "Top Ranked" Work From Home Forum which gives you all the information you need to Work From Home in the 21st century.

Cindy Ashworth is a single, work at home mom. Providing a REAL work at home business with one on one coaching and mentoring. The way it should be! Also the owner of and

Articles written in this blog by Cindy Ashworth are the sole property of Cindy Ashworth and permission is needed for duplication.

Friday, April 17, 2009

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Negative Thoughts

Success is desired by so many people, yet, only a handful can make the claim that they are truly successful.

Success is viewed in so many aspects. One may want to be successful in the relationship they have with their spouse or children or even friends. But for the most of us, Success is something they link with finances. Whatever your idea of success is in your mind can be achieved through your mind.

When you focus on the negative that may be going on in your life, you are attracting more of that same negative thought to stay in your mind. Simply put: Whatever it is that you focus on, your mind will focus on it 10x more. Which explains why so many people, including myself in the past, just could not see the light at the end of the tunnel. And when you have multiple issues that are negative going on in your life, the stress is so overwhelming that all you can think about is all the negative...Which is compounded 10x.

If you are worried about how you will pay the electric bill, how you will get the gas money you need for you car, how you will buy your groceries and so on.... STOP! You have 3 issues right there that are negative and being compounded 10x for each thought..... You are filled with negative and that's all you are going to get.

I don't care what you have to do....But you need to find some positive.....Be happy with the house you have.... the car you have.....The friends you have....The family that you have.....Focus on the good that you do have and keep thinking about those things. This really is as easy as flicking a light switch.

When you focus on the good that is in your life, you create more good thoughts and desires that lead to reality. It really works, like the "Pay It Forward" or the "Ten Fold" scenario. And by concentrating on the good and more of the good that you want, you can create it.....If you think of a negative thought, you need to shift your thoughts into something positive....Immediately! You are then forcing your mind to focus on the thoughts that you want it to....And by doing so, you will create more of those same thoughts which just keep multiplying.

Cindy Ashworth is a single, work at home mom. Providing a REAL work at home business with one on one coaching and mentoring. The way it should be! Also the owner of and

Articles written in this blog by Cindy Ashworth are the sole property of Cindy Ashworth and permission is needed for duplication.

Friday, April 3, 2009

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. ~Ralph Nader