Make Marketing Easier Tip #2 – Fiverr

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5 dollars2 Make Marketing Easier Tip #2   FiverrWhat would you do for $5? Evidently a whole lot of people would do a lot! This site Fiverr.com has some fluff and a few odd posts (“I will send you 7 hours, 53 minutes of vacuum cleaner sounds for $5″) and scary (“I will check the Chinese characters on your tattoo for $5″), or just not a good thing like “I will call and be your excuse to get out of work for $5″).

But with that disclaimer in mind, I hired someone the first day to have him install code I didn’t understand to get my web site posts to automatically post to my Facebook Fan Page (now called a “like” page). There were lots of easy instructions online about how to have them post to your personal page, but not your Fan page. At some point, when Facebook changed from Fan to Like it stopped working, but for 5 bucks I just hired the guy again. No big deal.

Now I did have to give him my password and username, so I sat and waited while he did it and then I changed it immediately. He also said he’d refund my money if I was not comfortable with it. So “buyer beware.”

I recently just hired someone who had the post, “I will promote your Youtube Channel to 85+ RSS Search Engines for $5.”

Here are some of the categories:

Be careful about people who say they will write 200 comments on blogs with your link, etc. A lot of these are spammers and your reputation is on the line, but there are  a lot of legitimate looking ones like, “I will create a 30 second movie advertising your website for $5.” For people who know how to do this and have the software, it can be a 5-10 minute job.

But go browse around see what people really will do for $5. Times are tough. Maybe there is something you’d do?

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Make Marketing Easier Tip #1 – Using My Word FF Plug In

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Remember to send your tips to be posted here! If we have 1 or 2 a week, we all may just be able to truly make life easier!

Tips #1

I think my first tips would be that I recommend Mozilla Firefox over Internet Explorer. Occasionally you may have a bug with something and then try IE and it works, but usually it’s the other way around. I made the switch about a year ago and life has been so much easier! Hardly any crashes, and when FF does crash, it doesn’t close down all of my programs.

But my true first tip is a plug in that is built to use in Firefox.

Go into firefox, and click Tools>Add Ons>Get Add Ons, then search for an application called MyWords.  (No space in MyWords).

This little application is FABULOUS and I use it dozens of time every day – literally!

Anything  you type in a browser you can save it to use in the future.

I have about 30 of these. They include:

  • Forms where I need to put a 5 sentence bio, a description of my book, etc. I have a few with different language, as well as shorter ones and longer ones.
  • Message I need to send over and over, like when I confirm people’s orders for my store or the order was not completed.
  • I even use it for code such as “target=”_blank”> when I am working in my blog with HTML.
  • I use it to store keywords, so when I post a blog on different topics I have pre-set keywords with one click.

Can you imagine how you could use this?

Any time you are on the internet and want to fill something in you just right click, scroll to “MyWords” and insert it.

Below is a screen shot.

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The first time, you type what you want, right click and choose, “Add my words”

If you choose “organize” you can choose the order of where you want each thing to go.

I used to try to use back up signature files in my email for things I typed frequently, or text files on my desktop.

Now I use this application for things I used  to type over frequently and it’s much faster than having a file you have to open and cut and paste each time.

I hope this was helpful and will help you make marketing your book easier!

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