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Andrew A.

United States

E365 Runner Up
Silver Fast-Track
 
Posts: 5,024 | Followers: 1,575 | 6th year with SFI

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What are the 5 essential Tips for Opening a Store in ECA Program #ECA #Getting Started #Marketing

1 hours ago

The minimum amount you can pay SFI and its affiliates to promote and list your product is 15%. If you have a price tag of $10 retail you would take home $8.50 per sale Gross profits.

The first thing to do when setting up a new store on SFI is find out if you need a new sellers license. If you don't have a business license or sell online you will need to pay the one time $40 fee to become an ECA.

Before paying the fee check the list of prohibited products to make sure you can sell your item here.

File the application once both have been satisfied and add your product once approved.

From there you will need to establish your product so affiliate members wish to promote it to their prospective Personally Referred Members. Create a blog, explain in detail about each feature. Share any product testimonials you can get, and share your personal relation to the product. Find other bloggers to write post on their blogs, usually anywhere from $15-$25 can get your article on a niche related blog as a ghostwriter. Do this with 5-6 niche blogs and share each of the post across all your social media circles. This will help you recruit more affiliates as well as generate initial sales.

Andy Zeus Anderson

20 posts
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which place in the world are the best for sfi business in Sales #Marketing #Sales

1 hours ago

Everywhere. You are not stating anything new, most PSA will be inactive until they hear what they need to hear about SFI to get them to become active. On average only 1-2% will ever be really active and unless you have a couple hundred PSA you can't know the numbers you are personally converting.

PSA don't help you promote your business, they promote their businesses which you earn matching VersaPoints off of. Your business is to promote the sale of products and auctions at TripleClicks, the Rewardical program, and the soon to launch Localvantia. You make cash commissions from referring PRM who buy from your TripleClicks, and when they do you keep the VP so you can rank up with little to no out of pocket cost. Learn to sell first.

Read your Launchpad, go over the rules of success, read George Little's Internet Income course found under the training tab. Search for and learn niche marketing and sales will soon flow. Once you are making money you will know how to share the tips and secrets with your PSA and they will begin being more active.

Andy Zeus Anderson

15 posts
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Which products can replace sportlighst products in Sales #Sales #TripleClicks #W3

11 hours ago

To my knowledge none are available at this time but you can submit the name of a merchant offering products in your country that has an affiliate program with Share-A-Sale to support for potential inclusion.

Andy Zeus Anderson

7 posts
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Happy 2017 Thanksgiving Day in Recognition

23 hours ago

The pilgrims hit the east coast and founded the first villages that would grow to colonies and the first winter was harsh. Had it not been for Native American Indians who helped provide food and build shelter many would not have survived that first winter in the new world. The spring cam and summer passed and the Pilgrims learned what crops would grow here and how to preserve and store these things, to hunt game in the Indian way and to become furriers stocking pelts, meats, wheat, and oats, corn, and more for the Winter.

At the end of the Fall Harvest, they gathered one and all regardless of race or vision of God and thanked their gods for all of the goodness that had come into their lives in the new world. We can all be thankful for even minor victories, I am thankful for each of my SFI friends, my wife, my 7 kids, my mom, my brother, the in-laws, the outlaws, and those just too stubborn to go away. They are all family and we can all thank our God for another successful year.

Andy Zeus Anderson

23 posts
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Christmas Goal in ECA Program #Compensation #ECA #Sales

1 day ago

Some of us are running deep discounts between Friday and Monday so the challenge might be good to start this Black Friday or Cyber Monday. All around a great idea.

I will remind folks though they earn commissions off their team and PRM purchases not their own. This wasn't clear in the original post but imagine you make a purchase and your top 5 PSA do the same? Their top 5 make a purchase and down the line. This would be an amazing couple months.

Andy Zeus Anderson

21 posts
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Happy Thankgiving in Recognition

1 day ago

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours and to all U.S. associates. Thank you lord for all our blessings and all our friends on this day we honor you.

Andy Zeus Anderson

15 posts
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Rewardical Tokens - cash / currency /money. in Miscellaneous #Compensation #Rewardical #TCredits

1 day ago

Not the commissions or VP system but the MRP I see yielding to Rewardicals as it is already being replaced by them. You would find it hard to tell a new affiliate they are paid in points they have to redeem at a second site. Rewardicals are fun but are rewards not currency per say despite having the option to gain rewards like Bitcoin and Store Gift Cards and Certificates.

Andy Zeus Anderson

12 posts
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Why aren't we allowed to keep certain badges for more than 24 hours? in Miscellaneous #Eager Zebra

1 day ago

Because missing a day ends a daily streak but you can save the streak by going into vacation mode for days you will be offline.

Andy Zeus Anderson

5 posts
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I posted this at the BUG Report, Dropshipping total... in Ask Gery #Pricebenders #TripleClicks

1 day ago

(Thread was removed due to forum protocol violations, toxicity, or obsolescence)

35 posts
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How do you menage without the internet connection? in Miscellaneous

1 day ago

Your business can still be building for you. Print off some SFI flyers and TripleClicks flyers while you have a connection and potential access to a print shop. Use your commute to put flyers in new sections of town you haven't exposed to SFI and TripleClicks before. Don't worry about badges and streaks for the time being or you'll go mad, they can easily be regained when you have a connection again.

TripleClicks sales can help you maintain rank or even log on to find yourself at a higher rank so print 2 TripleClicks flyers for every 1 SFI flyer and hit places like beauty salons and fold a few to put into books at random in the local library or magazines at Doctors offices. There are a lot of offline possibilities.

Andy Zeus Anderson

19 posts
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Forum Guru Badge is difficult when warring issue in Miscellaneous

1 day ago

Forum Guru is top 200 of helpful informative replies as voted by a secret panel of Forum Guru voters. You can't just post numbers to get there you have to really know SFI and really help other people.

Andy Zeus Anderson

8 posts
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Rewardical option same as Hot Deal & Closeout for ECA in Suggestion Box #Rewardical #TripleClicks

1 day ago

There is already going to be Rewardicals to Gift Certificates. Since anything you can buy with Rewardicals can be bought in some manner with cash it makes adding the option a bit redundant.

Andy Zeus Anderson

26 posts
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First Month induction in Ask Gery #Getting Started #Sponsor #Team Building

2 days ago

Four years ago it was 30 sections in 30 days and everyone wanted more time, today it is in order of importance and each lesson is smaller and work at your own pace. It is only as overwhelming as you putting your focus on learning too fast. If you need to slow down, then slow down.

Andy Zeus Anderson

18 posts
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T Time is not a game in Miscellaneous #Eager Zebra

2 days ago

Pic-A-Card is a famous game, but is also a magic trick, and also a luck of the draw thing but is always listed as a game of chance. T-Time is no different, it's a GAME of Chance.

Andy Zeus Anderson

27 posts
1392 views

Spin & Win news letter in Getting Started #Contests

4 days ago

I hope you don't have someone pointing out when the links are in the newsletter because they are in violation of SFI rules which require we find this contest through personal discovery by READING EVERY NEWSLETTER!

Andy

27 posts
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Spin & Win news letter in Getting Started #Contests

4 days ago

You will never receive the message a day after the contest, it post the day of the contest on your alerts tab of your home page so you can only miss it if you are failing to check your inbox the day it was sent and read your alerts tab. The contest is only for those looking for the information and not for those only trying to figure out when the contest is.

Andy Zeus Anderson

446 posts
77455 views

If you could give ONE tip to a new PSA, what would it be and why? in Getting Started #Getting Started #Sponsor #Team Building

4 days ago

Kifli,

The greatest of men could not speak until they learned and the ones who taught us to talk had the biggest challenge learning because before them there was no speech. You will do just fine.

Andy Zeus Anderson

85 posts
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Sometimes is so boring :/ in Miscellaneous

6 days ago

Boring can come from not doing anything new in a day. Running a business without trying something new every day makes a business static and looses it's luster and motivation. Innovation and action make your business lively and challenging, and give you something new every day. Find a new place to advertise, write a new blog post, find a new image or quote to share on your social media profiles and pages. Seek a similar mind or other member and have a conversation about how each is approaching making minor changes to their promotions to gain more success.

Above all keep in mind that even when you are building your own list and marketing products for sale to it you will get 96-98% who buy nothing for months or ever at all but keep working your list and you can easily earn a dollar per person on it through consistent promotion, adding value, and opening new channels for the list members to connect with you. If 2-4% initial action is not enough YOU have a blind spot, get over the thought of the inactive as you are the one annoyed by them because they would leave completely if they were annoyed by you.

SFI Free Membership is like building a list, inform and educate, offer substance and a plan of action to the people checking the program out and your conversions will rise.

Andy Zeus Anderson

20 posts
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Some banners have http and others https in Miscellaneous

6 days ago

Yes I am having warnings on our team builder about banners from advertising sites not being HTTPS and am trying to get the owners to at least explore adding SSL certificates, they are not very expensive for a basic SSL and can triple your paid business. Luck the error only pops up on that page or pages where a non secured banner are used.

Andy Zeus Anderson

15 posts
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Queries in Getting Started

7 days ago

Your friend needs to understand they are not starting a Job but instead a business of their own. If they generate sales they will make money, a lot of sales a lot of money, no sales no money.

Andy Zeus Anderson

6 posts
300 views

Tripleclicks in Suggestion Box #Eager Zebra

7 days ago

I have a proposal, how about down to 250 VP because weakening the executive bonus pool with more free shares out eats into everyone's earnings. The more free VP we give away the less each VP is worth so you NEVER get ahead.

Andy Zeus Anderson

9 posts
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Christmas Shopping in Sales #Sales #TripleClicks

7 days ago

Best strategy is to look for name brand products on TripleClicks that are priced in decent range of MSRP or Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price, typically no more than 5% over that mark. Advertise that product through it's affiliate link and be sure to use the product image to post so your social media post look appealing. Use the product name and descriptive information as a title. On Facebook and Google Plus or LinkedIn add something like the following. Christmas shopping with TripleClicks this year, great products, affordable pricing, and member rewards.

My advice as a former retail store owner, manager, and E-commerce affiliate.

Andy Zeus Anderson

45 posts
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My banners do not work in Miscellaneous

7 days ago

Your blogger has a setting to open all external links in a new tab. On the Wix site you need to add ' target='_blank' behind the gateway URL. Code should look like this

<a href='https://www.sfi4.com/XXXXXXXX/FREE' target='_blank'><img src='https://sfimg.csidn.com/SFIBanners/banner570.png' border='0'></a>


Andy Zeus Anderson

45 posts
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My banners do not work in Miscellaneous

7 days ago

I really, really do appreciate your effort to help, Andy. THANK YOU SO MUCH, I mean it, but I do know how to set up a banner.

Steve, here's what happens when I use that exact code you used as an example:
prnt.sc/hbel12
prnt.sc/hbel79
prnt.sc/hbenuq (and let me tell that this page is blank, new one, only with this banner; I would like to give you a link to that page, but it is not allowed due for Forum rules)
prntscr.com/hbes66
prntscr.com/hbesnp

This is in Chrome browser, the similar is in Mozzila (also "not secure" notification prntscr.com/hbeuau).


Going back over your screenshots I am seeing that according to this one prnt.sc/hbel79 wix requires the code to be HTTPS only which means they may be blocking some or all of the rendering of the images. But the CDN or content delivery network does have a valid SSL certicicate so simply change the to https:// and you should be fine. Do this on the image and on the href links.


Andy Zeus Anderson

45 posts
2070 views

My banners do not work in Miscellaneous

7 days ago

I really, really do appreciate your effort to help, Andy. THANK YOU SO MUCH, I mean it, but I do know how to set up a banner.

Steve, here's what happens when I use that exact code you used as an example:
prnt.sc/hbel12
prnt.sc/hbel79
prnt.sc/hbenuq (and let me tell that this page is blank, new one, only with this banner; I would like to give you a link to that page, but it is not allowed due for Forum rules)
prntscr.com/hbes66
prntscr.com/hbesnp

This is in Chrome browser, the similar is in Mozzila (also "not secure" notification prntscr.com/hbeuau).


On example 2 you have the code working, there is no script to execute on it so that is not the source of your error codes, the last screenshot I see you are using an iframe to show your gateway, this is damaging to SFI and your site, but still shouldn't be giving you the Javascript error message.

Andy Zeus Anderson
P.S.
I wish you could send the link because it could likely be sorted in a few minutes using simple tools in Firefox.

Andy

Didn't see last link but it is because you link to images that are not secured by a SSL certificate which is common because not all sites or browsers support display of banners via , that warning will show up as long as major browsers and Google are demanding that sites switch to a minimum of free SSL on domains that transfer information of all sites comply with these newest demands by the coding community.

Andy Zeus Anderson