January 17, 2017

Joseph Mastering Your Dreams

Joseph King of Dreams

( Genesis 39-40).

The brothers of Joseph thought that they have once and for all stopped Joseph’s dream by eradicating his presence before their eyes and silencing his mouth about his ambitious dreams of glorious position and power over them. But little did they know that the very evil that they had done to Joseph was the means that God will use in order to bring about the dream that He had given to Joseph ever since his youth.

Joseph The Dreamer

This is the very mystery of divine intervention. The Lord in His majestic and all-knowing wisdom has the ability to transform and work all things together for the good of those who love Him and are called by Him. Nonetheless, even if the Lord can immediately bring to pass what He desires for Joseph to be, but He used the “process” of time to step by step fulfill in the life of Joseph the dreams that He himself has given. This is teaching us then that even though the Lord is a powerful God by whom all things are possible, but still, He’s motivating us by the fact of who He is to do our part– our responsibility.

In the life of Joseph, we can learn three principles about how he responded to God’s sovereignty, doing all his best to live up according to the divine dream that the Lord has given him. By living accordingly to these 3 principles, he was able to master the divine truth in the dream, making himself as a worthy vessel for God’s blessing to His people.

1. THE PRESENCE OF GOD. The key to Joseph’s success in everything that he does is no other than the presence of God. The Bible says, “And the LORD was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man …” In other words, it’s not because of Joseph’s talents and innate ability that he was able to master his dreams, bringing them into reality. Rather, it’s because of the faithful and powerful presence of the Lord which always imparts blessings to all his plans and endeavors. Therefore, the vital question that we should ponder is this: How can a man and a woman summon the presence of God to their lives? Since it is an obvious fact here that true prosperity or success is given by the presence of God, how then can we take God’s presence with us? The answer is simple: It is by faith. Hebrews 11:22 says, “By faith Joseph …” Meaning, the reason why God’s presence was with Joseph was because Joseph trusted in the Lord. Joseph had a genuine relationship with God by faith. And this relationship that he had with the Lord gave him access to God even to His favor that brings blessings (Hebrews 11:6).

2. MAN OF CHARACTER. The evidence that Joseph is endowed by God’s presence is that he is a man of godly character. In other words, he proves his relationship with God by living out according to the will of God. Joseph’s life is a very important lesson for our lives today. You and I know that we are living in an ungodly culture wherein the principles of success and prosperity in life are more on pursued through crooked means. Godly character is not popular today. It is seen as a disadvantage, a weakness, and a loser’s attitude. But Joseph’s life proves to us that godliness is not a disadvantage. True! In the world the people will not recognize and applause you for standing on godly principles. Like Joseph, they will tempt you, persecute you, accuse you, and do you harm. But be strong, the fulfillment of your dreams, divine calling, and God-given purpose is not dependent on their approval and acclamation. It depends upon the presence of God. Thus, your responsibility and battle to fight is to stand fast and strong on God’s will, living it out with all your best, knowing that you have a God who never sleeps nor slumbers but always ready to fight for your cause.

3. GOD’S TIMING. In order for you to master your dreams– your God-given dreams, you need to understand that its materialization is not arranged by your schedule but by God’s timing. Therefore, for you to successfully achieve your dream, you need to be patient, waiting upon the Lord’s right time for its fulfillment. Like Joseph, he waited for years. Actually, considering the difficulty of his situation, he would have thought that all hope of freedom from slavery was long gone already. But God is not bound by difficult situation. He is not hindered nor affected by our human impossibilities and desperation. On the contrary, He is the God who can orchestrate all things, good or bad, best and worst for the good of those who trust Him. If you’ll read Genesis 40, you’ll see how the Lord had easily freed Joseph out of the prison and brought him before the very presence of the king with a great privilege prepared for him by the God of his dreams. And it’s just a matter of time that this slave young man in Egypt will become the renowned Prime Minister of that land, the Savior and Hero of that nation and Provider for his own people– Israel.

January 11, 2017

The 5 Main Benefits of Having a Business Mentor

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We’ve all heard that having business mentors can help you develop yourself and grow your company. But what is it exactly that these mentors can do for you? How can they help you move your company along?

Knowing exactly how you want your mentors to help you move forward can help you find the motivation to find these mentors, as well as give you the fire you need to ask your potential mentors for help in a compelling way.

Here are the five main benefits of having a business mentor.

== > Benefit # 1: How to Structure Your Company

Most entrepreneurs don’t spend a lot of time thinking about how to structure their company. Yet most mentors will insist on making sure you have your business structure correct from the get go. They’ve made structuring mistakes in the past and paid for it.

Do you have a solid options plan in place? Do you have iron clad operating agreements between all your partners? Are you operating with a legal entity that minimizes your personal risk and reduces the amount of taxes you need to pay? These are all structuring questions mentors can help with.

== > Benefit # 2: Avoid Mistakes Others Made

Mentors will be able to tell you about mistakes that others in your industry have made. They’ve been around the block longer and know the pitfalls well.

== > Benefit # 3: Learn to Hire the Right People

Building an A-Grade team is one of the most important factors to success in business. But how exactly do you do it? How do you lure employees from lucrative jobs to come work for you? How do you build a corporate culture? How do you inspire people?

Mentors can help you with this elusive aspect of your business.

== > Benefit # 4: Investments & Exits

Investments and exits are some of the trickiest negotiations in business. Without someone experienced to guide you through the process, there’s a very good chance you’ll make big mistakes.

How should you value your company? How important is it that you get some liquidation preferences? If investors want the right to hire an outside CEO, what should you say?

With acquisitions, how important are the terms versus the raw price? How do you value non-cash acquisitions, such as equity deals or performance based deals? What kind of earn out plan is fair?

Most first time entrepreneurs simply can’t answer these questions without outside help. Having great mentors will help you through these important processes.

== > Benefit # 5: Think Big

Mentors can help you think outside of your regular bubble. If you’re regularly only thinking at the $100,000 a year level, mentors can help you think at the $1 million a year or $10 million a year level.

If you’ve never tasted success, it’s hard to imagine or plan for massive success. Mentors on the other hand can help you see and plan that far ahead.

These are some of the many reasons to get mentors in your business.

December 24, 2016

Why you need a True Relationship with Jesus

The fact remains that Jesus is alive up till today, or how can we explain the fact that when we pray in His name the prayers are answered, it is only because He seats at the right hand of the throne of God, powers and principalities being subjected to Him.

God wants every individual to have a true relationship with Jesus if possible. This goes beyond just knowing Him, or just having a knowledge of Him, but living totally for Him, not because God wants to push us into a bondage, but because of who Jesus is, and the role He is ordained to play in the life of man.

Have you a relationship with Jesus or you are still questioning why you should even though you have heard that you need to? The following points are the reasons why you need to give your all to Him as a matter of urgency.

The name Jesus is a wonderful name that can bring to pass everything that God had ordained for an individual, nation, or the whole world. The name has brought lots of changes into the world since He came over two thousand years ago, and it is still working wonders today.

1. He created you: Jesus is your creator. The Bible says by Him all things were made, that includes you. He knows everything about your life; the past, present, and the future, as a matter of fact He chose what you have come to this world to do, He sent you here. If you actually want to make a success of your life, you have to have a good link with your source Jesus.

2. He loves you: Jesus loves you, such love that no man can give to you He gave unconditionally. It is this love that makes Him to leave His glory in heaven and come to earth to seek for sinners in order to save them, which includes you. The love made Him to subject himself to all kinds of suffering and humiliation, and even death in order to be a sacrifice for your sin. He did all of these before you were born so that when you eventually appear on earth, the way of escape out of sin and bondage would already be waiting for you.

3. He is the Savior: Jesus was ordained to save you from sin and eternal damnation in hell which you were heading for as a result of the fact that you have been born into sin, and you have been living a life of sin. The name Jesus is the only name God gave to man to bring salvation, you can not afford to separate yourself from that name.

4. He can not fail you: Jesus is a faithful friend if you make Him one. He is so faithful that even in death when others have left you to your fate He will still be with you to take you to Paradise. He told His disciples that He will prepare a place for them so that they can be with Him together forever, that is true for everyone who believes in Him.

5. He can help you: Whatever help you need in life, you can get it through Jesus. You must have realized by now that man is not reliable, and that no matter how much you try to get help form man you will always end in failure and disappointment at one point or the other. Jesus is the ultimate help, he can supply all your needs and give you anything that you want, read the Bible and you will see how He helped everyone that comes in contact with Him, He can do the same for you.

6. He is the final judge: Jesus will judge the whole world at the end because God had committed that to His hands, what do you think will happen to those who have rejected His offer of salvation, what will be the fate of those who despised the blood that was shed on Calvary? They will have their lot in the lake that burns with brimstone and fire.

Starting a relationship with Christ is simple; you confess your sin to Him, stop committing them, and put the whole of your trust in Him henceforth. He will send His Holy Spirit to live in you, and guide you so that you can start a new life altogether, remember that you can never be wiser than your God, neither can you fight against Him and win, when you ally with God, you will enjoy the best of His world.

December 22, 2016

How To Make The Most Of Your Network Marketing Business

A great tip that all network marketers would be wise to heed is to avoid working for two different companies at the same time. You should really focus to get one marketing campaign off the ground before you begin another so make sure you have one project up and running before you begin a second one.

Increase your network marketing success by taking the time to learn one new technique every day to improve your leadership skills. Skim a book of inspirational thoughts. Discover what well-known experts are saying. Enroll in a community college or adult-learning leadership course. Read the biographies of famous world leaders and business gurus. Incorporate their strategies into your business plan, and take charge of your accomplishments!

Expand your social network. You should constantly be meeting and connecting with new people. Join network-marketing forums and comment on network-marketing blogs. Include the link to your website anytime you are able to do so. Show your interest in what other network marketers are doing and they will share tips with you.

Find out as much as possible about your customers. Instead of promoting a certain aspect of your products, customize your approach for every person you talk to. Present your products from a certain angle that reflect what this particular customer needs or wants out of life. With time you will learn how to adapt.

When it comes to network marketing, it is important to consider how critical it can be to multi-task. This is important because with every minute that goes by, you are either putting yourself in a position to make more money or you are losing money. If you can find new ways to distribute your work or do multiple things at the same time, then you will find much success.

Having an opt-in network marketing list is a great idea to promote both your website full of great information as well as your network marketing connections. Don’t overdo the advertising, instead offer interesting content so that your subscribers will actually choose to read the newsletters and click the links through to read more.

Are you ready to make a great comeback with your business? Ready to put in the hours to receive the reward? It’s time for you to put your hours into network marketing to give your company the boost that it needs. This article will provide you with the pertinent information that you need to make your business thrive.

A great tip for successful network marketing is to join online forums and participate. These network marketing forums are great places to get tips on network marketing for free. Do an internet search and find a forum that you enjoy and spend a little time there each day picking up tips from others in the business.

Stop looking at an empty business floor, or your empty business transaction forms, and apply network marketing to your business to excel past your competition. This article has provided you with all of the information you need to get your foot in the door with network marketing, now make it happen!

No Shortcuts to Growth

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Re-posted from: http://www.ligonier.org/learn/articles/no-shortcuts-growth

I’m still amazed whenever I see the bumper sticker that reads, “Visualize world peace.” The idea is that if I, and enough other people, create the right mental picture of peace, it will soon come to pass. It’s astounding that some people actually believe that silly technique will bring about such a desirable goal.

Then, there’s the popular “Coexist” bumper sticker. You may have seen it, the one spelled out with the symbols of different religions—the Islamic crescent forming the C, the Christian cross forming the T, and so on. The idea seems to be that if we religious people would just stop focusing on our differences, we could achieve world harmony. If we understood that our beliefs are all ultimately the same, all of the problems of war and strife would go away.

The funny thing is, we’ll reject such sentiments when they appear on a bumper sticker, but we’ll accept them elsewhere. How many business seminars promise increased profit if we only focus on the positive or visualize a goal? Eastern mysticism, where much of the bumper-sticker theology we’re talking about finds its ultimate origin, dresses it up with more acceptable religious practices. Meditate regularly, repeating a mantra as you visualize the oneness of all things, and the human race will move toward unity. But there’s also a version sold to us as the Christian key for victorious living. Speak your desire, claim it’s yours in Jesus’ name, visualize it will happen, and then it will be yours. Your healing, wealth, relationship success, happy family, improved marriage will come as soon as you name it and claim it or practice the power of positive thinking.

We’re looking for the right technique, the secret that will turn our wishes into reality. We laugh at the world’s spiritual magic, only to baptize it and practice it ourselves. We’ll read Scripture hoping to find the shortcut to spiritual growth while missing the true but non-shortcut answer—the key is not in the Bible; it is the Bible.

One reason we look for spiritual shortcuts is related to our modern age where shortcuts and rapid results abound. We can quickly relieve pain with medicine, find our way to restaurants with our smartphones, and get immediate answers to our questions online. These aren’t inherently bad things, but they tend to foster false expectations. If technology can relieve our illnesses and make our jobs easier, it surely can give rest to our souls, right?

We assume the answer is yes, and there are all too many “experts” out there who’ll encourage that assumption. Just look at the self-help section at your local bookstore, even at your local Christian bookstore. Book after book promises to hold the key to our happiness in twelve steps or less. The fact that none of the promises pan out doesn’t deter people from buying those books or new authors from repackaging old, ineffective answers in fancier dress.

But we can’t ultimately blame our search for shortcuts on modern technology. Our innate desire since the fall for autonomy, to be masters of our own fates, drives us to search out soul-building techniques that will improve us. We see our faith not as an end in itself but as a means to greater fulfillment. Evangelists routinely implore people to come to Christ, saying that He will make them happier, more confident in themselves, and more spiritual. Jesus becomes a means to improve our marriages and finances while releasing us from all manner of compulsions and negative character traits.

Can Christ do all those things? Of course He can. But Jesus is not a means to other ends—He is the end, the goal of our lives. He doesn’t come into our lives to give us special techniques to make our lives better; He works in and through us, changing us for the sake of His glory. He provides believers no mystic secrets to take them to a higher plane of spirituality. There’s no hidden truth available to only a few, no method that guarantees quick maturity in Him as long as we master it.

We’re saved by grace alone and justified by faith alone, but having been saved, we don’t just wait around to die. Christianity is about spiritual growth as well, and spiritual growth involves effort—the hard work of sanctification. We manifestly don’t work for our regeneration or our justification. Both acts are monergistic, accomplished by God alone. Only the Holy Spirit can change our hearts. Only the righteousness of Christ, the righteousness of the Son of God secured by His perfect obedience to the Father, can secure our right standing before God. Sanctification, however, includes our efforts. We say it is synergistic because both God and we are doing something. Yet, we aren’t equal partners. God wills and works in us according to His good pleasure so that we progress in holiness (Phil. 2:12–13). But as God works in us, we work as well, pursuing Him in prayer, relying on the means of grace—the preached Word and the sacraments—seeking to be reconciled to those we have offended. There’s no shortcut for sanctification. It’s a process, and one that all too often seems overly plodding, with progress taking years to discern.

God’s work is easy for Him. He doesn’t look for shortcuts because He never grows weary. We get tired and frustrated, however. We’re tempted to look for the simple path, the quick answer, the effortless way forward. But there is none. Sanctification requires diligently attending to the means God has given us. The growth may be slow, almost imperceptible at times, but it is sure.

No technique of the devil’s can stop the process of Christ making us into His image. Those whom He calls He sanctifies.

Casually attending to the things of the Lord will not result in our nurture. Visualizing or seeking a secret formula won’t help. We must work out our salvation with fear and trembling, knowing that Christ, by His Spirit, is working in us.

Internet Home Business – Scam or an Opportunity?

Do brief researches before you actually start your web home company venture if you are preparing to start web based home business. This will provide you with a mutual understanding of this business domain. It will give you the chance to find out from the errors the majority of people make in online internet business.

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We don’t wish to state that your enjoyment is groundless. If you are successful in your work at home based business, the home based business web earnings opportunities can be very lucrative. You can work for the entire twenty-four hours if it is possible for you at the convenience of your home.

In web based home business opportunities you are not required to interact with your irritating superiors. Likewise there is no dirty workplace politics. And the most crucial thing is that not just does it provide you a healthy home based business internet earnings, you likewise take pleasure in the warmth and comfort of being with your family members.

All these are the few advantages that a web home based business chance can offer you. But simply as the stating goes that nothing is bad or completely good in this world the very same applies to the top home businesses.

It has some lucrative advantages but these home business internet earnings are not without associated mistakes. There have been so many frauds under the attire of internet home business, that many view such opportunities with suspicion.

Yes, we are here speaking about web home based business frauds and we want to give you some tips which you should follow while you are to begin effective home businesses and earn money.

– Avoid the offers of “start work at home business” plans which provide simple cash without a basic company concept in place. These offers of web home business are honey traps to loosen your handbag strings. Believe for a while prior to you are being brought away by those ornamental words.

– It is much better not to indulge in internet house company strategies based on the infamous pyramid schemes. Please note that pyramid home company is absolutely different from the web based house business where you get a partial commission from selling the items and another part of cash by signing up with individuals in your company.

– When you are starting your online home based business, you will encounter companies charging costs to provide information. If the online home business opportunity is legitimate, then why should one pay for it in order to feel in one’s bones the treatment?

Every thing has both unfavorable and positive aspects. There are risks associated with online home business too. You have to be alert and you will find yourself far from business frauds and scams running under the clothes of web home business. Just avoid the temptation of fast and simple money. Even the most fantastic company opportunity takes time and loads of effort to accomplish the upper position in the world.

If you are planning to start internet based house business, do brief looks into before you actually begin your internet house business endeavor. If you are effective in your work at house business, the house business internet income opportunities can be really profitable. – Avoid the offers of “start work at house company” strategies which provide easy cash without a fundamental business idea in place. Please note that pyramid home company is totally different from the web based home company where you get a partial commission from offering the items and another part of cash by signing up with individuals in your company.

You require to be alert and you will discover yourself away from company frauds and scams running under the garb of internet home company.

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November 10, 2016

Become A Super Parent After Reading These Tips

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You always try to be the best parent you can be but sometimes still feel like you fall short! Do not despair, every parent feels this way at some point! Use the tips below to learn how to become a better parent and have a stronger sense of communication and effective, fair discipline.

Get Your Child Vaccinated

Although it is a widely debated topic, it is highly recommended that your child get all necessary vaccinations. Some of the diseases that your child can get if they do not get vaccinated could make them sick or worse, even kill them. This holds especially true for children who go to school, where diseases are spread more rapidly.

The most important thing to remember while disciplining your children is consistency. Parenting during the terrible-two’s can be challenging, for both little one and adult. At this stage children like to push the limits of what is and is not allowed. Make sure that you set clear boundaries and are consistent with your time-outs so children know what is expected of them.

Make Time For Your Self

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Being around your children a lot can be very stressful. Make sure you take time out for you. Plan a dinner date with a good friend, go for a long walk to go to the movies by yourself. That little time away will be enough for your to recharge and be the best parent you can be.

As unfortunate an event it may be, divorces happen all of the time. In order for you, a divorced parent, to hold a good relationship with your college aged and older children you must never get them in the middle of your divorce. This will push them away for you and your ex-spouse.

Your child probably is not meaning to frustrate or disobey you. In fact, he or she may be breaking rules in order to draw your attention to a bigger issue. Use the tips above to recognize how you and your child communicate so you can improve it for both of you!

October 25, 2016

Why God’s Anointing Is Required

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Why you Need God’s Anointing

God desires us to stay in success as well as magnificent blessings at all times, and He is ready to have this done without considering what it will cost Him. This is one of the reasons why He made Adam and Eve to have dominion over all the creatures of his hands, He did this to make sure that nothing will be able to have power or control over them.
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God’s purpose for our lives has not changed since He created us, even after Adam and also Eve sinned against Him and He drove them from the Garden of Eden. God still wants them to live as the controller of the earth.

One thing that God had done to ensure and maintain the superiority of man over all other creatures is to make His anointing available to him. The anointing of God is the power of God in man, such power is given to enable  him to do extraordinary things in order to fulfill some some of the tasks that God will often use man to fulfill.

Take Samson for example, he was among the Judges in the Old Testimony.  He was quite a different individual when compared with all other judges that ruled in the land. He was kind of an one-man army that could defy and destroy the whole army of another nation. He was so powerful that He could killed a full grown lion with his bare hands, he could uproot the gate of a whole city and take it up a hill where they will not find it easy to bring it down.

He was able to do these great things because the anointing of God was upon Samson. For the whole Twenty Years that he reigned as Judge, no adversary nation of Israel dared to wage war against them simply because, they would have Samson to contend with.

Another great example from the bible is King David. He was only a boy when God put him under the spotlight and decided to bless him as King over Israel. He was not very different from any other boy of his age until he was anointed by the Prophet Samuel. After the anointing he was an entirely different person. Under the power of God’s anointing he was able to kill a lion and and a bear to protect the flock which he was looking after.

Remember the story of David and Goliath? The Philistines were taunting the Israelites day after day with Goliath (the giant) and nobody had the courage to challenge him.  All the warriors of Israel, including King Saul were afraid of Goliath’s stature.
When David reached the battle and saw what was going on, he rose to the challenge. He was so brave through God’s anointing that he refused the safety armor that was offered to him when he went into battle with Goliath. Armed with only his sling and a few smooth stones which normally could not kill a normal person let alone a giant, he met Goliath head on and was victorious.

God’s anointing allowed both Samson and David to do the seemingly impossible as a way to show us what’s possible when we allow God to work through us. God did the same in the life of His Prophets, Judges, and Kings to make them perform the functions He assigned to them.

In the Old Testimony God only permitted the Holy Ghost to come upon individuals when He them them to perform a certain job. His anointing would come upon them, empower them for the task, and then leave after the job is done. However, in the New Testament things were a little different. By God’s design, the Holy Spirit will not only come upon people, but He will dwell in them and live with them too. Christians these days are to be carriers of the Holy Spirit as well as the anointing of God anywhere they go.

Jesus promised His disciples when He was going that they will receive power after the Holy Ghost might have come upon them, and with that they will be able to witness for Him. That power Jesus was talking about is the anointing.

Going further we see that the Holy Ghost actually came down on the day of Pentecost, and all the disciples present got baptized by fire, fully charged to carry out the tasks God gave them. They performed various miracles, signs, and wonders, in a record that we know as the Acts of the Apostles today.

There are many in the Christendom who believes that what the Apostles experienced in the bible ended with them, and that such are not possible in our time, how wrong can they be? God will give the gift of the Holy Spirit to anyone who asks, and just as Jesus sent them to go into the world and make disciples of all nations, the same way He had sent us forth, why should He give us lesser power to operate with?

5 Mistakes To Avoid & 5 Tips To Choosing The Right Affiliate Program

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When people choose to sign up with the right affiliate program to make extra money, or to have a full time task, they typically do so with illusions and no concept of how the affiliate program really works. Check out the following leading 5 mistakes people make when it pertains to choosing an affiliate program and prevent these errors at all expenses. You will be able to be more reliable and make more loan for your time, so it is absolutely beneficial to read these cautions and avoid them.
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# 1 Don't Compete, Support
One of the worst things to do is choose an affiliate program that believes in competing versus other affiliates. Rather, select an affiliate program that agrees with supporting and growing other affiliates to have a bigger network and access to more affiliates.

# 2 Little Reward
When choosing affiliate programs is choosing a program that uses little benefit for the individual's tough work, another error individuals regularly make. A lot of affiliate programs pay too little and as a result affiliates find it challenging to make the cash they need to be making. Look for an affiliate program that has an excellent pay rate for your work.

# 3 Old Statistics, if Any
You want an affiliate program that uses great, strong, actual time data, not old stats or ones that are not valid. There are very few affiliate programs out there that supply the kind of stats an affiliate supervisor requires, but do your best to discover an affiliate program that uses one of the most.

# 4 No Support
Too often affiliates find themselves waiting days for a response to an email and a crucial concern for their organisation. If possible or at least within 24 hours, you want an affiliate program that guarantees you support round the clock. If not, keep trying to find an affiliate program that wishes to assist you assist yourself.

# 5 Fresh Ideas, Creative's.
Many affiliate programs provide few concepts or imaginative's to their affiliates and so thousands of websites end up with the exact same advertising. Nevertheless, affiliate programs would have a better success rate if many different ads were provided so affiliates might alternate ads and position various advertisements on different websites, depending upon the items offered.

Dedicate these five errors to memory so you understand precisely what you are trying to find in an affiliate program, in addition to exactly what to avoid. You will be a lot more effective and better as well if you do not get caught in these traps!
5 Tips To Choosing The Right Affiliate Program.

Affiliate programs can be a fantastic way to make money online. You don't need to hang around establishing your own item, stress over taking orders, or look after customer service.

If you already have a high traffic website or run an e-zine you can stand to make a constant circulation of commissions monthly without a great deal of additional work on your part.

To help you get started promoting affiliate programs, I've offered the following 5 pointers to help you choose the affiliate programs that are best for you.

1. Choose affiliate programs that match the content of your website. , if your website targets a specific niche market than select affiliate programs that provide items to that specific niche market.

2. Pick affiliate programs that pay a high commission. For example 30% -50% on your direct sales.

3. Sign up with affiliate programs that pay two-tier commissions. This enables you to not just earn commissions on your own sales however also on the sales of people who you present to your affiliateprogram.

4. When your recommendations come back and acquire other services or items, sign up with affiliate programs that provide a line of items so that you can earn commissions.

5. Join affiliate programs that use their affiliates terrific marketing support. Many affiliate programs use their affiliates pre-written advertisements to use or get concepts from, sales letters, marketing courses, and articles to utilize in promoting their services.

Keep in mind, the best affiliate programs will see their affiliate program as a partnership with you and integrate high commissions with exceptional support so that you can begin making moneypromoting their items as rapidly as possible.

When people decide to sign up with an affiliate program to make extra loan, or to have a full time task, they typically do so with illusions and no concept of how the affiliate program actually works. One of the worst things to do is choose an affiliate program that believes in contending against other affiliates. Instead, select an affiliate program that concurs with supporting and growing other affiliates to have a bigger network and access to more affiliates.

Too numerous affiliate programs pay too little and as an outcome affiliates discover it hard to make the loan they should be making. Lots of affiliate programs offer their affiliates pre-written advertisements to utilize or get ideas from, sales letters, marketing courses, and short articles to use in promoting their services.

The Road We Travel

Is the road we travel the place we want to go?

Today’s post is brought to us by Ian Coates of Christian Illustrations

The choices we make today are all leading us to someplace. We have to ask ourselves is that ‘someplace’ somewhere we want to go? We must know the road we travel!

Life is a journey.  In regard to our physical, mental and financial wellbeing – where we find ourselves today generally depends on roads traveled yesterday.  And where we find ourselves tomorrow depends on roads taken today.

Common sense dictates, if we wish to reach certain destinations we must find the roads that lead there.  If we travel on paths going in the opposite direction to our destination it should be obvious we will never reach our desired goal.

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Every day we make choices: some large – most small.  Those choices are steps heading in one direction or another.  If we choose to be lazy, self-absorbed, angry or bitter, we shouldn’t be surprised when we reach those miserable towns called: Failure, Loneliness and Depression.  No one plans to go to a wretched dead end, but if we are heading in that direction (by bad daily decisions) we shouldn’t be shocked when we end up there.

As Christians, we should desire to become a person of integrity, poise and inner-happiness – a strong, inspirational Christian who leads many people to the Lord.  To do this, we must travel on roads directed in God’s Word.  We must follow our Lord Jesus Christ.  His way leads us to Salvation and the eventual arrival at Spiritual Maturity.  His ways lead to a relaxed attitude where we are content in whatever circumstances we find ourselves.  His ways lead to fulfilling a tailor-made plan that has eternal and glorious repercussions.

Every day we have the option of taking ‘our way’ or ‘God’s way’.  Of course we immediately think, ‘I want to head in God’s way’, but we must question if our daily decisions are taking us in the opposite direction.  If we realize we are heading the wrong way, it’s time to turn around.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)

The road we travel today will lead us to where we go tomorrow.

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