3 Steps To Build A Brand With Passion

This is going to sound like a broken record…

Build your mailing list and build your brand.

That’s all we should be doing while using the traffic exchanges. The problem is for most tho’, they are not sure what their passion is. They are not sure where to start looking for their ‘personal brand‘.

All they know is that someone from some program they are involved in, told them to ‘go surf and promote’…Hey finding your passion isn’t anything I can help with. It comes from inside you. It’s not anything you can buy for $47, but you know what…Once you find it…Look out world :)

I have found 3 mindsets that have helped me not only find my passion but also build a solid brand using only the traffic exchanges…

1. Be 100% Focused – Seems straight forward huh? It’s the dirty ‘F Word’ everyone seems to cringe at when it’s mentioned. But here’s the truth…If you are jumping from product to product, opportunity to opportunity, and service to service, you are actually hurting your brand instead of building it. Think about it. Why would any surfer in their right mind join your downline when they see that you are promoting 10 different make money online opportunities. Jack of all trades, master of none comes to mind. Focus on 1 or 2 opportunities or niches that you enjoy and become so lazer focused that you don’t even notice all the hype and hoopla going around in the business. This…Is much harder than it sounds.

2. Stay The Course – After you have focused your energy for some time, you start seeing some results from everything you have been doing. Your reputation is being built as someone who doesn’t jump from program to program and your consistency is paying off….Slowly. But you aren’t there yet, the million dollar dreams haven’t materialized yet as promised…This is where 95% of the people give up. They work hard for a few months and then POOF, they leave because this takes effort, time, money and dedication. The whole DNA of what we teach at ClickTrackProfit is +1…Which means, show up everyday and do a little bit more than you did the day before….Get ready, things are starting to fall in place!

3. Live Your Passion! – This took me about…5 years after I surfed my first traffic exchange to ‘get it’. My passion was these programs! So not only did I learn everything I could about advertising and marketing, I started to write about them every single week! Hit Exchange News cemented ‘Jon Olson’ as the traffic exchange guy. All I promoted for the next few years was the brand of ‘Traffic Exchange Guy’ and my mailing list for Hit Exchange News. No other business opportunity, no other marketing services…I wove the traffic exchange flag at offline seminars, in online seminars, in various marketing forums, in emails, I even wrote and published a book about them…I lived my passion to the fullest!

Looking back…These steps don’t look like anything revolutionary do they? I mean, seems straight forward enough…Be focused, show up every day and live your passion. Simple right?

The truth is about 9 out of 10 of you reading this blog post won’t be involved with traffic exchanges in a year from now. Heck, take traffic exchanges out of the equation and let’s say I’m the expert in ‘XYZ Opportunity’…9 out of 10 affiliates in XYZ opportunity, won’t be involved in that either. That’s reality. That’s the wonderful world of trying to make money online.

But then…There’s the tiny percentage that do follow through. That are 100% focused! That +1 everyday! These are the people that develop their personal brand into something remarkable that people want to follow and be a part of. It’s contagious, and it spreads! When you love what you do and are passionate about it, people start to look at you as an authority which *drum roll please* creates your personal brand for the world to see!

What gets you up in the middle of the night and makes you surf an extra 50 pages on a traffic exchange? What do you think about 24/7/365? What can you talk about for hours on end with so much passion it’s oozing from you? What do you write about on your blog, every single week?

That’s your answer right there! That’s your passion which becomes your brand! You live it, you breathe it, you love it!

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Featured Traffic Exchange – Clicky Hits

Starting today and every following week, I’m going to be doing a detailed review on a featured traffic exchange in our family of XP Badge exchanges. You can always check out our growing number of programs by logging into ClickTrackProfit and clicking on this link

To start it off, let’s talk about one of the newest members of the family – ClickyHits

Launched only a few weeks ago by Anton Baikov, this very popular new traffic exchange can be summed up by one simple image I saw while surfing for a Golden Egg of CTP XP around 3 am eastern time…

You know….A few people criticized me for promoting Anton’s new site. They said ‘There is nothing unique’, ‘It’s just another LFMTE’, ‘What makes this different from every other site…

Your answer is right there in that image. The owner makes the difference.

Traffic exchanges rise and fall on who is leading the way and if I see an owner, talking to his members at 3 in the morning, that tells me people are in very good hands.

Anton is doing a lot of things right. He’s taking his time and releasing new features slowly and methodically that will add huge value to his membership. It’s a very clean site and while it does have lots going on, there is a simplicity about it that I really enjoy.

It’s growing at a very steady rate and from what we can see from our stats, his XP Badges are being claimed quite a bit. In fact they are even being claimed more than some older, more established programs.

As mentioned, this is based on the LFMTE script and you get a plethora of familiar features to access and use with your membership. The brand and image are fantastic, and the mascot ‘Clicky‘ is sure to please the members.

The surf bar is very clean and easy to use. The added chat, as seen above, is a very useful feature to touch base with Anton and the other members.

The upgrades are very fair with two options either Clicky Pro @ $7 per month and Clicky Master @ $9 per month. Both options give increased surf ratios and much higher commissions.

We saw a conversion rate for upgrades and purchases at around 22%, which was fantastic during the launch period but has slowed down considerably since launch. Again, this is to be expected as the site matures. Yet 22% is very impressive.

As for results…I have been testing sign ups to my blog’s list using this squeeze page and from the 300 hits I had assigned, I received 5 new people to my list. That’s a great conversion rate, which is always expected with new programs. Will it slow down? I’m sure it will but the future looks very bright.

It’s active, it’s responsive and yes while only a few weeks old I can see Anton doing a lot of things right with this. The biggest challenge he will face is growing it after the initial hype wears down. That’s the true challenge for any new traffic exchange owner.

All in all, this is a fantastic new program and one of the best traffic exchanges launched in 2015. Let’s see what Anton can do with it…

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