Think Good Thoughts Saith the Lord

“Whatsoever things are things are true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, and of good report… Think on these things”. Phil. 4:8

Our thoughts become our words!

Our words become what we project and who we are…

Over the past several months there have been several deaths, not family members, but friends and family members of friends, who affected me over the years in some way or other.Valentine's Couple Some of them even distantly known to me. But the reality of these losses struck me hard one morning when I realized I’d never really have a chance to get to know the wife of a man whom I admire. I’ve met her a few times, but I’ve gotten to know him through work, political connections, and listening to his radio show, until I felt as if I knew him. But his wife was a pretty face in a picture, who had a lovely personality the few times I saw her.

Death isn’t my favorite thing in the world. I get really angry that Satan uses death as a tool to control us, a threat to make us do what he wants, and worse, as a weapon to hurt us.

But if I concentrate on the pain, it never goes away, so I started thinking about the blessings that those people have been in my life, and what a wonderful life I have. I have so many friends.coffee My family is amazing. I get to live in this beautiful home overlooking the best Colorado sunrises, in view of Pike’s Peak which offers the most magnificent sunsets. I’m truly blessed… And all that before I even consider my business and the amazing clients that I now have. Blessings are pouring into my life and I can’t tell you how grateful I am for each one of them. But there’s so much more…

And all of it good.

So the question then becomes, what happens when I think good thoughts? It’s Biblical that you become what you think about most, and your thoughts eventually play out in your life and how you live it. So, what next?

Living out a life of gratitude becomes unbearably monotonous, when you never ask for anything more than what you already have.

Ask and you shall receive.

Seek and you will find.

Knock and the door will be opened unto you.

And then there’s the question of being content with what you have…

And then there’s me… Make Money BloggingStanding there gazing at the most magnificent sunrise, coffee in hand, cool breezes blowing across the deck at 5:40 in the morning, in just my nightgown with a lightweight robe over it, thinking about all that COULD be – just around the corner.

God’s promise of cattle on the hillside, mansions of gold, and riches untold come to mind as I contemplate the moment, the sunrise, and the coming day. I have work to do that I love. I love, LOVE, LOVE, what I do.

The phone rings and the moment drifts into daylight as I walk a client through posting her story on her blog. I share the secret things that she can do to bring in more traffic, increase the number of readers on her site, and build real income as she’s writing her story. I hear my son in the background reminding me not to ‘give so much away’ and I keep talking, I’m telling her what she can do to build her dream income online. Because I know she can’t afford to pay me what that information is worth right now… And I trust that I’ll get it back, eventually, when it’s my time, when I need it, God will provide.

Another ebook is coming from that call… A simple, easy to read, ready to download ebook, for a measly little $7, but I’ll sell it a bazillion (okay, maybe a thousand) times.

And that’s how it’s done. I share it, I write it. I sell it…. over and over again.97 program

What can you share that you can sell for $7?

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Standard Marketing Practices – 3 Simple Marketing Strategies

Every business operates on some basic marketing strategies, but the simplest strategies are available to you when you present your business online, by simply offering solid, consistent, reliable information through your website. As an online marketer with your industry, preparing frequent blog posts, on your website, offering up guest posts on a variety of relevant websites, and adding content for repost and content marketing sites is all about making YOU the expert. The simple marketing strategies that will benefit your readers the most, also bring in well targeted buying clients for you.

1 – Give your buyers what they want.

Solutions. People really want solutions, because they can’t do what they do without having solutions. If you’re the one who provides the solutions, you’re the one they will call when they need more solutions. Give them what they want and they’ll remember you.

2 – Demonstrate your expertise.

Expert status. Prove your expertise again and again by providing answers for your buying audience. Whether you guest blog on other sites, or offer content on your own site, every time you present your expertise for your reader, they have another opportunity to see the value in what you provide.

3 – Inspire with incentives.

Inspire your clients to buy from you with incentives, benefits, and quality. What you provide them is worth more than the value of what they could get from others, and when they recognize that, they will stick with you always. By offering your clients high-integrity services and providing value, they will never leave.

When a prospect becomes your client, your job is to keep providing the information they want, offer them educational materials and solutions, help them reach their marketing goals and create even more opportunities to give them products and services they need to fulfill their business goals. The secret to marketing that works is to keep your prospects and clients needs filled, while offering more and more of your products and services. Of course, they’ll buy more products and services from you when you’re meeting and exceeding their needs.

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