So Why Listen To Me…

So last week I told you a little bit about me and some of what drives me to build my online business. I have asked you to follow me and watch me through out this year as I build my business.  I want you to be part of my support cast and grow with me. Why Listen To Me? Well…My story is not unlike what you have heard from others in the sense that I want to have an online business, make money and spend more time with my family.  Sound Familiar? But…I have had some successes (I will explain in a bit) and also some pitfalls and roadblocks.  I want this year to be open and transparent to show you that this can be done by anyone who is willing to treat this like an actual business.  There is no push button solution to create a successful business. My Internet Marketing History… My Internet Marketing passion began in January of 2009.  A friend of mine had introduced me to the idea of affiliate marketing.  I began to explore the idea and find out what this...

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Interesting Email This Morning

I awoke this morning to an interesting LinkedIn notification in my inbox.  It was from a business friend of mine from my the corporate security world. The notification looked like this… I was very excited to see this notification for a couple of reasons. I have not been in touch with my friend in a very long time so it was nice to hear from him and wanting to re-connect with me. My friend is a very successful and respected person in the security industry and has been a big part of my success.  He helped get me my first job in Loss Prevention. Now when I called him I thought that he was only wanting to chat and catch up. Little did I now… He was very interested in what I was doing with my online marketing business.  He had seen my posts about taking the Diamond 360 Marketing Challenge and was interested in learning more about “Making Money From Home” This was very encouraging because I have only re-vamped my blog within the last week and have linked my posts...

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QUICK UPDATE: New Social Media Widget

I have been searching for a plugin or widget for my blog so that I can add my social media profiles. I found a great widget called Social Media Widget (Original Name…LOL).  But the widget lets you add all the social media profiles that I can think of. I have added the widget to the top bar of my blog and I think it looks great. Please comment below and tell me what you think. Talk Soon, Trevor  

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Who Is Trevor McHaffie?

You are probably asking yourself that exact question right now.  And I ask myself that questions to every time I come across a new blog.  It is always nice to learn about the person you are connecting with.  I don’t just mean the business stuff either… About Me I’m Trevor.  At the time of this post I am 35 years old.  I live in Ontario, Canada and have an amazing family.  My wife Liza is my best friend and we have 3 children.  Jaiden is 13 years, Maya is 7 years and our newest addition last year Tristan who is 6 months old. My Story… I am not here to tell you that I make millions online but I am striving to be very successful like you.  Like you I am trying my best to build an online business and want to help others as they work through building their businesses too. I am employed full-time as a corporate security professional in a large pharmacy retail chain in Canada.  My job does require that I travel on occasion. My family is very heavily into...

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New Blog Theme

So part of my commitment to updating this blog and keeping it interesting and valuable to my readers is improving the whole blog from content to functionality to … you guessed it…improving the design and look. Over the next few months I am going to redesign the whole look of my blog and try to find a new blog theme that really shows who I am and what I want my business to represent. Trevor…Why do you want to change your blog theme? That’s a great question! The theme that I am using is good and fairly user friendly.  There are four available color themes provided and can be changed in the administration area. One of the great features is the ability to add your social media links from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.  Unfortunately I was not able to make these all appear properly. My favorite thing about the theme was that it had a built in Email Optin form built into the theme.  All you have to do was enter your autorespnder code and you were set to build your...

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A New Beginning

Well my last post was July 19th, 2011…It’s pretty clear that I have not been active on this blog for quite some time. Along comes 2012…A New Year, A New Focus, A New Beginning! What the heck does that mean? Well, I am taking on anew challenges this year and this blog is going to be a big part of my success. My mentor Sterling Valentine has developed an exclusive training program called Diamond 360.  This invitation only group consists of 6 members and with Sterling’s wisdom we will continue to build our businesses. I am very excited about this opportunity for my business and me personally. I want to invite you to accompany me on my journey this year.  I want to share my successes and roadblocks with you so you can learn how to create a successful on lie business as well. There are 2 goals of the Diamond program: Build a list of 5000 double option subscribers Earn $5000 per month consistent income So, over the next year you will see many changes here and...

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Who Is Glen Hopkins?

Who Is Glen Hopkins? First of all Glen teaches HOW TO, not just touchy feely theories. He’s been building lists online for 11 plus years now and during that time Glen say’s he’s seen a lot of strategies that work, and even more that don’t! Glen built, owned, and operated one of the net’s very 1st co-registration service called ListOpt where he helped just about every house hold name “Guru” build their list! At its height, he was building lists of over 200,000 double opt-in subscribers per MONTH for his clients. In fact, you could even say, “Glen Hopkins wrote the book” on List Building. …because he did! Back in 2006 Glen Hopkins authored the book, Lucrative List Building which quickly became and international #1 best seller on Amazon.com So you see, what Glen is going to teach people is not some rehashed PLR crap. Nor will it be some nonsense that a ghost writer on the other side of the world wrote in a “Special...

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10 Essential Strategies to Succeed In Affiliate Internet Marketing

Affiliate marketing is the most popular way of making money on the net. Anyone can earn affiliate commissions, regardless of their level of experience in online marketing.     This article will reveal ten successful tips that will surely help you attain success and generate a substantial amount of commissions from affiliate marketing.     1. Choose a unique niche or area of interest for which you want to market by affiliate marketing programs. It is not a good idea to join a wide range of programs on diverse topics. It is highly advisable to target a single market to for affiliate marketing and promote products that appeal to a lot of people.   2. Research is the key. There is a lot of information that you can gather online. It’s just a matter of choosing the top affiliate programs for the area of interest. It is imperative to pick out the most rewarding, reliable and successful affiliate programs. The merchant should also supply you with some marketing...

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5 Key Secrets To Succeed in Working from Home As An Affiliate Marketer

The big percentage of the working class is gradually looking into finding work at home jobs and to earning money online instead of the traditional 9 to 5 jobs. Affiliate marketing is one of the popular choices. This article will give you the 5 key secrets to effective time management in order to make working from home as an affiliate marketer work and enable you to maximize your affiliate commission earnings.

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