This guy rocks.
I am subscribed to at least 300+ marketers and I receive emails in my mailbox every hour.
What I did is..
I made a filter for each marketer that sends me an email with an option "skip the inbox". Hence, the emails are still stored as an archive automatically in my mailbox like an IM search engine. Whenever I choose, I can see what these guys are up to.
Most marketers sell! You subscribe to them not to buy but to make money by selling online. They send you emails to SELL! That's how everyone makes money online.
Another thing I do is..
I disconnect the internet when I don't need it. When I can work offline, I do it that way. Many times, I copy-paste the articles I like in MS word / notepad and then start writing a new article by taking bits and pieces from other quality articles as well as adding my vision to the article.
Without implementing, you won't realize whether your strategy works or not.
I recently used twitter to send 600+ visitors to an affiliate squeeze page. It just opened just 12 hours back. I have got no sales as yet. So I can know that it does not work so well or it works well only after implementing a particular strategy. This way I realized that I need to shift my focus to things that work better and try out new things.
People are scared of failure. That's because they take failure personally. In my case I would say, twitter did not work so well. For some, it does and for some it doesn't. Success depends on a variety of factors and not just one. If you don't fail, you will never learn what works and what doesn't.
The only thing you need to do is move on to something you think... WORKS. If it still does not work, then take someone's advice on the warrior forum.
I have been through every bit of what Mario is saying.
So, here's the deal. If anyone wants help to increase productivity, I will help them sharpen their focus at 0 cost provided they are a fellow warrior. Does not matter if you're a newbie or new to the warrior forum. Feel free to PM me.
I just want to thank the forum members for being brilliant at helping people out. Feel free to PM me if you're stuck.
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Just to add a quick important tip:
It's not aggregation of knowledge that makes you money. It's your ability to sell a product / service that makes you money.
Eben Pagan had once said: Most successful businessmen don't think about whether a particular idea will work or not, they immediately start implementing a new idea to realize whether it works or not. The key to succeeding as an online marketer is the speed of implementation.
The faster you will implement, the faster you will be clear about what makes you money and what does not make you money.
The faster you start implementing what you've learn't, the faster you will EARN money online. Making money online is not a get-rich-quick opportunity. Making money online has to be a proper business with a proper strategy. You can't skip-hop-jump every HOT opportunity you find. You need to focus on one opportunity that MAKES YOU MONEY.
I did not wish to struggle in life and I just ended up struggling in my life. You know why? because I went overboard with all the information that is being imparted by marketers wanting to sell their products online.
If you get overwhelmed with information, you get stuck. Then, obviously you can't focus on one thing at a time. You need a sharp focus which is STILL. Don't let greed overtake you.
Do one thing with complete concentration at one time & YOU WILL succeed no doubt about that.