Internet Marketing Success: Leveraging Your Time

Before you can leverage your other resources and assets, you need to learn how to leverage your time more effectively. If you are spending time on anything that doesn’t help you reach your goals, you are not leveraging your time as well as you could.

The best way to leverage your time is to automate as many tasks as possible. When you master the art of leveraging your time by utilizing automation to turn one action into a massive effort, you free up time to concentrate on money-making activities for your Internet business. Besides which, those who learn how to leverage their time work less and earn more.

Most Internet business owners spend their time doing a number of tasks every day.  Some of these are so important that the marketer can only do them him or herself. However, many Internet marketers, especially those just starting out, spend time on activities that should not be done at all such as reading every email in their inbox, joining a forum and then reading every forum post or visiting every website they receive a promotional offer for.

You need to take a look at what you do every day and cut out activities that do not help you reach your goals, automate as many tasks as possible, and outsource as many mundane but time consuming tasks as possible.

If you do not have the experience or ability to do certain tasks, you are wasting time trying to do them yourself.  If you cannot write, why spend hours trying to write an article when you can outsource it for less than $10? If you are not a graphic designer, why spend days creating a header graphic or e-book cover that obviously looks like an amateur created it?

By wasting time trying to do tasks that you are ill equipped to do, you are not leveraging your time effectively.  If you are a new marketer, you are probably thinking something like “I just don’t have the money to spend on outsourcing”.  But, think about what your time is worth and then think how much time it will take you to finish that task.  If it takes you 5 hours to write an article which will cost you $10 to outsource, doesn’t it make more sense to outsource it rather than work for $2 per hour? Besides which, you could spend those 5 hours doing something more productive that will make you more money than that $2 an hour.

7 Link Challenge for the Mugshot Marketing Blog

For the 7 Link Challenge, bloggers select blog posts in seven different categories and write a short explanation of why they selected each post. This post answered each of the seven categories from the Mugshot Marketing blog.

http://www.mugshotmarketing.com/marketing-tips/7-link-challenge-for-the-mugshot-marketing-blog

NLP 101: “Oops. Did I do that?”

What do you have in common with Mother Teresa and Steve Erkel?
Discover what it is and how it can improve your communications today.


http://nlpmonthly.com/nlp-training/nlp-101-oops-did-i-do-that/

Seven Steps to Choosing a Non-Profit Partner You Believe In

I read an article today called ‘The Cause’ by my friend and fellow marketer, Tony Rubleski. Today he gave Ten Great Benefits of Cause Marketing. The #1 benefit being, ‘You’re helping an organization that you truly believe in.’

After reading the article I wondered how a business would go about selecting a non-profit organization, so I prepared a list of Seven Steps to Choosing a Non-Profit Partner You Believe In.

http://pdguyon.com/blog/285/seven-steps-to-choosing-a-non-profit-partner-you-believe-in/

NLP 101: Are you a Venus Flytrap? Or just an
impatien? (sic)


Learn what plants like the Venus Flytrap and Touch-Me-Not have
to teach us about responding positively to the people around us.


http://nlpmonthly.com/nlp-training/nlp-101-are-you-a-venus-flytrap-or-just-an-impatien/

10 Insanely Motivational Quotes For Success

Sometimes a motivating quote is all you need to dig deep and get that burst of creative energy you need to push you past the next roadblock. Discover 10 awesome and motivating quotes to help you lay your ‘perfect brick’ today.

http://www.earlybirdmarketing.net/10-insanely-motivational-quotes-for-success

One Response to Internet Marketing Success: Leveraging Your Time

  1. CarolSmith says:

    You are so right. One of the things that I have done is only open emails first thing in morning and last thing in the evening. I am very quick with the delete key. I go through quickly and delete everything that I know I don’t want to read. Next I open those that I know might need immediate attention. I then read as many others as I can in the time limit and move the rest to the “Later?” folder. This folder is cleaned out once a week (on weekends when mail is slower).