Ready to start a business or work from home? Consider this: What matters to you? I mean really matters. Just to you.

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
The answer to this question might be so simple and could be so detailed. It might be a vision, an idea, or perhaps a creation.  It could be selfish or world changing.  It could be significant only to you, or to your family, or perhaps to millions of people. So what does matter to you?  I mean really matter.  I believe the answer to that question is the foundation for creating the life you were meant to live and finding meaningful and long-lasting happiness. How ...
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READY TO GIVE UP? WAIT!

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Sometimes you feel like giving up.  Everything else is so complicated and you are not sure what else to do.  Wait!  There are things to give up and things you should never give up. For those of us trying to create a business or reinvent ourselves, there is often such a learning curve.  You get discouraged, hit roadblocks, and you might think about giving up but don't. I was in that place, "That's it, I cannot do this.  I am done.  I have ...
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Easter. Let's break open the shell.

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Easter--a different perspective today than in the past. Forgive me for going off course, but today, Easter Sunday, I have to voice my thoughts about Easter. Easter today is not what it was to me years ago.   Years ago, every single Easter Sunday for as long as I can remember, my mom and my siblings would go to the "country" and visit my grandfather.  We would go to church with him, the entire family, and we had a big family--uncles, aunts, cousins, ...
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It's T.I.M.E (Terms In Marketing Enlightened)

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
This T.I.M.E. let's review ezine marketing. What is ezine marketing?  Ezine is a word derived from e-mail and magazine.  It is typically an e-magazine or newsletter, an electronic magazine, sent via e-mail to people that have an interest in what the ezine is publishing and have requested it.  Rather than the magazine arriving in their mailbox, it comes in the form of an e-mail.   Ezines are typically niche specific, for example, people that want to start a business or people that are ...
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It's T.I.M.E. (Terms In Marketing Enlightened)

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
This T.I.M.E. let's review affiliate marketing. What is affiliate marketing? Unlike digital marketing, everyone seems fairly clear on this one.   With affiliate marketing, there are three relationships: An advertiser (or a merchant) This is the person that has the product or service that is willing to pay (not necessarily a commission, however) to someone for helping them sell the product or service. A publisher (or the affiliate) This is the individual (or the company) that accepts a payment (again, not necessarily a commission) in exchange for helping ...
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It's T.I.M.E. (Terms In Marketing Enlightened)

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
What is digital marketing? There are different types of marketing. This T.I.M.E. I would like to help define digital marketing.    It seems there are many opinions about what digital marketing is exactly but the gist of what everyone seems to agree upon is that it is marketing (activities and processes that include communicating, creating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value to others) with technology.   I believe it is important to know the various types of marketing so you can determine which one ...
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Is it T.I.M.E. to Learn Marketing Terms?

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Are marketing terms confusing or new to you? They are for many of us.   Is it T.I.M.E. to begin to learn them?   I would like to introduce Terms In Marketing Enlightened (T.I.M.E.).  I will be posting a new marketing term once or twice a week so you can begin to understand what all of these terms mean that are new to you or that you have heard zillions of times but do not know the definition.  That way you will be ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 6 of 6

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing:  6 Things I Have Learned, 6 of 6 How?  First and foremost, work on your mindset.  Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset? Without the correct mindset, you will run into roadblock after roadblock because your mind will not be in the right place.  I now know that my incorrect mindset was one of the main reasons for my failures.  My head was not in the right place; my mindset was fixed and I couldn't get passed the ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 5 of 6

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 5 of 6 Who?  I didn't think it mattered but I have learned it really matters! In the previous series, 4 of 6, I touched on the who just a bit.  I would like to expand on that in this post.  I didn't realize initially how important the question of who was in the beginning.  I thought what difference does it make?  Anybody!  Everybody!    But my journey has led me to realize that this is ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 4 of 6

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing:  6 Things I Have Learned, 4 of 6. What?  This will evolve but only if you begin. For me, this was so difficult.  I have an interest in various things and there is passion begin several of them.  How in the world do you choose?   I have learned that the single most important thing about this decision is not what to do but what should you do that will provide value to others?  This must be the priority.   Not to ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 3 of 6

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing:  6 Things I Have Learned, 3 of 6 Where? The possibilities are endless! Oh, my, this is the best part!  Anywhere, everywhere, at home, on a trip, with the kids, while taking care of an elderly parent, even on a walk or at the beach.  You could be with your family, your friends, or the love of your life! In my previous blog, 1 of 6, I wrote about writing down ideas that would begin your wheels turning and the excitement bubbling ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 2 of 6

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing:  6 Things I Have Learned, 2 of 6 When?  There is no other answer but now. The digital age is here, everywhere.  If we want to know something or learn something or do something or find something or buy something or sometimes even feel something we go online. The days of reading a book or going to the library to do research might well be behind us.  I love to read, and technology will never be able to take the ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned, 1 of 6

by Rene Box Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online
Digital Marketing:  6 Things I Have Learned, 1 of 6.   Who, what, when, where, how and why?  I didn't realize the significance of giving some serious, meaningful thought and action into the answers to the questions of the 6 things I have learned when I first began this journey.  But if I could go back, I would begin with why? And if you are anything like me, you are thinking, Why? That's easy to answer!  I want out!  I want to ...
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#Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Digital Marketing: 6 Things I Have Learned  Begin at the beginning by creating a plan--plant the seed. The seed must be planted before it can grow. The 6 things I have learned as I am reinventing my wheel, also known as my new marketing journey, really comes down to the fact that I have wasted a lot of precious days (not to mention the wasted money) by not taking some time to think through answering the questions of who, what, when, where, ...
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Quit my job and work for myself

by Rene Box Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
I want to quit my job and work for myself.  If you do, you can!  With enthusiasm, sacrifice, work, and maintaining self-control, you can be the writer of your own story.   Let me share a little bit of my story with you.   I am partially deaf.  I have a left ear the doctors describe as 'dead' and have always had to have sounds rather loud to understand enunciation of words.  When I was 13 years old, I was kicked out ...
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