Every new year I like to think about the lessons I learned throughout the year. This year I learned that if you give everything away for free there is nothing to buy, therefore it is difficult to make money. I use to follow the practice of try and give away as much value as possible.
What I seen happen by doing that is nobody wanted to buy anything or do anything. I learned that a person values your time more if you charge them then if you just give it to them.
Also watched a new trend happen. In 2008 it was the year of the systems.. Everyone was marketing a different MLM system.. What has happened here in 2011 is that more and more folks have become their own systems.
Consumers are becoming more educated about internet marketing. More and more people are realizing that practices like spamming social networks are bad. Buying guaranteed traffic is a waste of time. [Read more…] about A Look Back At 2011