Video Marketing Secrets – The More the Better!

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That’s Right! Video is here to stay – for a long while. And if you are not yet using video to promote your website or blog, shame on you. What is holding you back?

There are many ways to “do” video. Use a simple Flip camera on a tripod. Use Power Point slides and then make a video of them using Jing, a free screen-capture video software. Another way is to use a webcam. The one I use, a Microsoft Life Cam is a fantastic webcam, offering many nice options.

Here are some resources for you to get the juices flowing to start doing video. You can submit them to YouTube and then use a free Firefox plugin called PixelPipe to syndicate your video to about 15 other video sites.

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How “Get Rich Quick” Thinking Sabotoges Your Business

I have a growing business where I assist offline businesses (think: brick and mortar) get an online presence that really kicks butt and gives them a great “edge” over their competition.

One of the big hurdles that I have to overcome is the general underlying feeling that if you have a website it should somehow be “instant profit” or at least a lot more “instant” than growing a regular offline business.

Most offline businesses don’t make a good profit for 2 to 3 years, sometimes many more years. This is considered “normal.” But when you pay $2000 to $10,000 or more for a fancy website, you expect it to start pulling in those customers and those dollars pretty quickly.

There is a disconnect in expectations online. It just doesn’t work that way. In fact if nothing is done to optimize a website and nothing is put in place to start attracting traffic and building a sales funnel, their website could sit for 20 years and never make them a dime.

This same “instant gratification” mentality is very prevalent in the Internet Marketing and Network Marketing mindset. For some reason, getting rich quick is the prevailing expectation, and when this doesn’t happen, people quit and jump into another business that is more promising. They just start the same unrealistic game over and over again.

What is disgusting is how the Gurus with the non-stop product launches use the “get rich quick” strategy to sell their products. And they sell a ton of them because of it. The copy writing is very skilled and polished, and is sucks a lot of hungry people in to latch on to yet another Shiny Object.

What can you do to keep this unreal “get rich quick” expectation from sabotaging your online business?

1)Quit buying any more money making programs. You already know enough. If you don’t, hang out in the Warrior forum and you will learn a lot there.

2) Plan on your online success taking about the same time as an offline business would take.

3) Don’t quit, and don’t jump from ship to ship. Stay your course and map out a definite plan as to where you will be every 3 months. If you can see progress, and see more leads being generated, this brings a lot of excitement. Keep doing more of the same.

4) Re-evaluate your plan, based on how well it is working or isn’t working. Change it if you need to, and commit again to working your plan.

Remember, Napoleon’s classic work is entitled “Think and Grow Rich.” There is not one bit of “get rich quick” thinking to be found in this great book.

PixelPipe – Free Video Uploader to 15+ Video Sites

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I discovered a real nifty free video uploader about 2 months ago. I belong to Social Media Science’s Synnd membership, and they are coming out with a super video uploader with commenting and voting, but until that happens, I am real happy with PixelPipe.

For those of you spending $97 or more per month on Traffic Geyser, Pixelpipe doesn’t do what TG does, but at least it does a very nice job for no cash outlay. One of the most important things for video marketing is getting your videos up on the web as quickly as possible. When I had a Traffic Geyser membership, it was nice, but it took me a lot longer to configure a video than it does in Pixelpipe.

One of the neatest provisions of Pixelpipe is an awesome Firefox plugin that lets you easily drag and drop a video into the plugin and within 3 minutes you are hitting the upload button.

I am really into video right now being on my 7th video of the 90 day video challenge. I need all the speed I can get with uploading videos, so PixelPipe is coming in real handy. Check out my video below. I am using Sony Vegas Movie Studio 9 – and my effects are a little rough, but they will start looking better and better.

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Here’s a few interesting articles about Video Uploads:

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