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Do Something Today That Your Future Self Will Thank You For

The other day my friend and Founder of Digital Altitude told me a great quote.

It goes:

“Do something today that your future self will thank you for.”

I can’t stop thinking about it.

So often people want to make lots of money…

Yet they don’t want to put the effort in to change their lives.
Even if that effort is only 30 minutes a day!

10 years later they’re frustrated that their lives haven’t changed.

Same house. Same job.Same income.
Feel Stuck?

Feel Stuck?

They feel “stuck.”

Fortunately, that’s not me.

As a member of the D.A. family, I am going to make my future self very, very happy.

All I have to do is log into my account, follow my daily step and…
That’s it.  I am all set for today.

It may seem too simple.

Too easy even…
Yet these small, little baby steps today snowball into massive results later.

As long as I take action, I will get closer to my goals. And  I do  this  when am not at  my  daily job.

It  takes a few  minutes, the system does 99% of the work….

  1. I Trust the system.
  2. Follow the steps
  3. Chat to my coach everyday for 10 minutes.
  4. In the end,Reap the rewards.

And You,What are you going to do today to make your future self happy?

And remember… if you’re not sure what to do next, call or contact me using“Contact Me Button on Top Bar”.

They’re your secret weapon to success.

See You at The Top!

A frozen bank account scenario

When you have a company cashing in  high ticket  per sale, expect some hiccups.

This has happened  to one of  my mentors, Mark Hoverson who’s  merchant  account was  frozen because  of cashing in high ticket value per  sale. Below is a snap short of an email  he  sent to his  renaissance  affiliates, reassuring them that they will be  paid  their  high ticket commissions. Further  down the line, Mark Hoverson tells  his  story on  how  he  started with  his travel membership club which has gain favor to holiday makers globally( a humble  beginning indeed!

The image in this email is a screenshot between of a text between myself and my merchant broker last week.
In short, my account was “froze” and unable to
receive money. (Hint: when new customers are trying to purchase, and affiliates are trying to sell, and they are getting “error” messages…it’s not really good for business).

But more on that later…

Maybe 8 or so years ago, my wife and I qualified for welfare…but through a bizarre lending market, we were able to get into a $170K house with a total of $500 I borrowed from my parents and literally not
one penny in savings.

The following month, the housing market busted.

The house value dropped to about $147K over the next 30-60 days. And I quickly realized I would have to foreclose on the house because I could barely make
the payment and “everybody” else was letting their house go into foreclosure in that neighborhood too.

I was just starting my business(literally from the public library because I could not afford a computer or internet access at my new house).

I had already let one month’s payment slip (it was a choice between food or the mortgage…I chose food).

Anyway, I somewhat proudly told one of my new buyers that I was going to let that house go into foreclosure because
there was no value in it anyway, and I felt a little tricked by the loan process…plus everyone else was doing it so what difference did it make? (HINT: this was the state of mind I was in at the time…it’s not too surprising that it led me to zero in savings, and the inability to pay my bills).

Moving on…

Get  the  big  picture

Get the big picture

After I told my new buyer my reason for letting the house go, he made a casual throw-away comment and just said, “Yeah,
everybody is letting their houses go right now…but hey, if you are going to scale your business someday, you are going to
need merchant accounts, and if you have a foreclosure on your record, you might not be able to scale the business very high
without terrible fees and penalties…IF they even give you one.”

So in that exact moment, I decided (with as much optimism as ignorance) that I would someday require really large merchant
accounts to take in millions of dollars for my worldwide enterprise.

So I scurried the money together, and made a double payment to get current on that piece of crap over-priced mortgage, and decided
I would keep my credit clean so I could someday build an internet empire.

After that decision, I promptly prepared a feast of Ramen noodles (the most luxurious food we had in the house).

Okay so back to the screenshot, the “high ticket” merchant account is for my travel product.

Here’s a micro-lesson in merchant accounts:

#1- Nowadays, places like Stripe & Paypal & other providers will give pretty much anybody a merchant account that allows people
to use credit cards to buy stuff.

#2- Most “beginner” merchant accounts give you a limit of about $40K/monthly they allow you to process.

#3- Once your business pops over $40K/monthly, the merchant provider usually does a little “audit” on the business to make sure it’s legally compliant and there are minimal complaints about your
products, and then they raise the limit to maybe $100K per month.

#4- But my “high ticket” merchant account falls into a slightly different category, because each transaction is $5000. Plus, it’s considered
“high risk” because the travel industry PLUS our one-tier affiliate program place it in the “make money with travel” category…so it’s reviewed with extra caution because there is a lot of shysters in the “make money”
space, and even more shysters who sell high ticket “travel clubs” that are just a smoke screen for a money game.

#5- So I recently told my merchant broker that I was going to start turning on sales for our travel club again.

#6- And after maybe 10 days of softly releasing our new offer, we had processed over $100K. This is usually good news.

#7- But, our merchant company (as a precaution) froze our intake of new sales while they re-audited our sales and marketing funnels, re-evaluated the financials of the company (they like to see
about 3 years of month by month bank statements), and re-check my personal credit-status and history blah blah blah.

#8- They do all this because once an account goes over $100K monthly, it falls into the “small business” category instead of the “independent business” category” (which is more like $40-100K monthly).

#9- We were on pace to do around $500K for the month, which jumps it into “medium business” status…thus, my account was frozen for a few days while they re-looked at everything.

#10- After about 3 days of standstill, they got back to me that I’m free to
process one million monthly without any further hassle. Once one million is
reached, they do another round of re-evaluations, and then up it to $2M and
so on and so on…I’ve done this song and dance a few times so I wasn’t
really worried about it.

#11- Here’s my point of this marathon email (maybe there is something of practical value you can take from it?).

FIRST- I believed in a bigger future…even when I was virtually hopeless (I could have let my house go into foreclosure, which would have affected my credit…and made it much more difficult to process the millions of dollars we have processed over the years).

SECOND- re-read the FIRST point…that’s all there is to it.

#12- To wrap up, the reality we live in RIGHT NOW is the residual of  our past thoughts and actions and intentions. Our today is because of our thoughts yesterday.

To cite a couple examples:

#1- Almost every product I’ve created, I designed to be ever-green (meaning, I’d be able to sell it for years and years to new buyers and it wouldn’t go out of style).

#2- When I purchased the travel club company, it had a $500K price tag, it drained me entirely to acquire it. Yet, I believed I’d be able to sell that product for years and years and years because the vendor who provides the trips has been around since 1986. I met with them to ensure they had a legacy-plan after the original founders died, etc. I wanted to set myself up for a long-term win.

Conclusion: toy with allowing your thoughts to go bigger, longer, and vision the ideal life and business you desire. Ask yourself, “What would make it inevitable that I get to wake up every morning to fresh money from continuity programs, and throughout the day see higher-ticket purchases roll in from a product that doesn’t require my personal service or time to fulfill…and that those products would be aligned with my heart’s desires…and that I’d be able to use the profits from those
businesses to spin off more ideas that are dormant in my heart…and when I meet my buyers…they give me a hug and thank me for selling them those products?”

That’s a mouthful of an idea. But ask yourself the bigger, better, deeper questions and see how it might raise your mindset.

Cheers to the future,
Mark Hoverson

This was a really  marathon  email,  but  it has great  value  and full of  wisdom.
If  you  apply the  steps outlined in his email, you will have a firm foundation for your  future. To get  more info on the high ticket value business, register for  a free  webinar  hosted every  week on Wednesday.

Website / Software Tools to help you work smarter

To create wealth, it doesn’t need to be a full-time job, but it does require applying some strategies  and implementing them. This means you be focused and put in time and effort.  Many people struggle with focusing on their wealth, not because they don’t know what to do, but because it is more comfortable to keep things the same.

Let’s look at two very different wealth strategies. Both involve an operating business with a business owner who wants to move from working “in” the business to working “on” the business in order to build wealth.

Leverage your business

Leverage your business

  • Strategy A
    The business owner is not using recommended tools:

    Working 80 hours per week.

    Works hard to get out of the day-to-day operations, but can’t imagine how the business would run without him there.

    Strategy B
    The business owner  utilizes website tools and systems:

    Establishing a wealth team that includes key employees who manage the business.

    Using formal and informal agreements with team members to improve communication.

    Putting systems in place, including internal controls, so everyone in the business understands proper operating procedures. With these systems in place, the owner can spend his time managing the systems (which takes less time than managing the people).

    Putting reporting in place so information is readily available to make timely decisions.

    Which strategy do you think will be more successful?
    Business in strategy B embraces the leverage that comes with using some available resources. The business owner is willing to do whatever it takes to leverage his resources. The leverage from the proper use of resources gives the owner more time to focus on building his asset (his business) in order to build his wealth.

    Business in strategy A is going to struggle. The owner is too busy to focus on wealth building. The business owner could achieve his goal if he wasn’t too busy, but it is all based on what he is willing to do. Is he willing to leverage his resources so he has the time to focus on his wealth? Is he willing to move out of his comfort zone by figuring out how his business could run without him there?

Below are  some of the  resources  that can help you build your wealth with ease and have time to do other things. this is working  smart. Gone are  the  days  when one has to work around  the clock in order to be successful!

Website tools and systems

Website tools and systems

Clickfunnels is your one-stop solution to build, design, and track, state-of-the-art online sales funnels with ease. There are lots of tools on the market to do this, and in our opinion Clickfunnels is currently the best one out there.  It has the most customization by far, and has “click of the button” integration almost all major email and webinar software used in the marketplace.  Get your 2 week free trail and start creating your sales funnel today.

GetResponse is an affordable and very user-friendly autoresponder service. It integrates with almost all website software and is very reliable for email deliver-ability. Getresponse allows you to store all your leads and create as many lists as you prefer. Email marketing becomes a lot easier when you’re using getresponse as your email service provider. You can begin with a free 30 day trial today.

Invisible Empire is a step by step infrastructure that gives you the EXACT formula you need to create and grow your online business. Along with the gamified experience that helps you create your own branded sales funnel to generate leads and make sales, you are also given access to advanced mindset and marketing trainings that are currently working for 7 figure marketers. Click here to register for our training with the 8 figure creator Mark Hoverson as he explains how this is transforming lives all over the world.
Renaissance is a premium travel membership that pays premium referral commissions. If you’re looking to have a high-ticket product to offer at the back-end of your marketing funnel, this travel membership is an excellent choice. It’s a one time purchase that lasts for 99 years with no hidden fees ever again. You can travel up to 80% off retail prices and earn $3000 commissions as an affiliate. Click here to learn more.

How many eggs are in your basket?

How has your week been?

I have been thinking a lot about your online business.  How is it doing in your opinion?

Now take a moment and imagine your business successful beyond your wildest of dreams.  Close your eyes for a minute and really let your imagination carry you away. How does it feel to be so successful?

What does your online business look like to you?  What kind of a life are you living now that your online business is so successful?  Are you happy?  Is your family happy?

Now let me ask you another question.  Is the effort you are putting into your online business at present equal to the image of your online business being successful beyond what you ever imagined?

Never put eggs eggs in one basket?,

Efforts + Time =Success

It is necessary to invest more time and effort into your online business early on so that you will achieve your vision and ultimate success in your business.  Does that make sense?

So many times people join an affiliate program hoping it will blossom and grow on its own but it does not work that way. Once true momentum has kicked in, you can spend less time managing your online business, but it is still necessary to remain present if you want it to reach your highest of expectations.

It is often suggested to diversify, place your eggs in different baskets so that you have better security. While there is some truth to this, the problem with this philosophy is that each basket can only receive a certain portion of your attention … which means that each basket can then only grow so much (until you have reached that true momentum point in your business, which would then permit you the time to diversify if desired).

Andrew Carnegie, however, says to “Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.”    Watch it like heck I would say.  Be diligent to doing everything within your power to allow those eggs to hatch.

Andrew Carnegie also states that the average person only puts in 25% of his energy and ability into his work.  50% of energy applied makes a person above average and 100% of energy is the person who rises far far above the crowd.

How much energy are you currently putting into your online business?

How much energy will you commit to putting into your online business beginning now, today and beyond?

Be Strong and Stay the Course!

All the best in your  venture!

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