Money-hungry Googlers search for “marketing tips” 110,000 times every month. They’re looking for the latest tricks to get more customers and make more money.

I have a secret for you…There’s no secret! Marketing isn’t tips, tricks, and secrets. It’s a process that starts well before you have anything to sell.

Wrapping red-dotted lines around your “Add to Cart” button and auto-playing your sales video might increase your conversions. But none of that matters if you start with a crappy product or service.

Today, I’m going to do a marketing magic trick to prove why you need to spend less time searching for the secrets and more time developing something people actually need.

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Delusional people love the idea of working from home. So much so that they google “work from home” 2.2 million times every month.

Once they start working from home, they’ll realize that it’s one of the worst parts about being an entrepreneur.

Today, Alex Papa from Business Opportunities Expo is going to pinpoint five pitfalls of working from home and how you can avoid them.

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I’m pretty level-headed but there are a few things that get under my skin.

Last week Yahoo! put up an article about our interviewees and over 400 people commented. About 90% of those comments were, “hooray teenagers,” “go for your dreams,” “that’s inspiring,” blah-dee-dah. But that other 10% really made me tick.

I can’t help but fire back. Below I’ve listed five of the more intelligent comments that hate on young entrepreneurs and I’ve detailed why they’re flat-out wrong.

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Last Friday night I was sitting in a Chicago hotel room and had just paid $10 to access the internet.

I opened my Gmail and there were about 100 more emails than I was expecting. Our book’s website had an extra 5,000 pageviews and JuniorBiz boasted an extra 2,000 pageviews.

After a few minutes of Sherlock Holmes-ing, I realized that “” had sent a couple thousand people to our sites. It took me all weekend to figure out what happened.

Here’s the down-low on how we got on Yahoo’s homepage, the fourth most popular website in the world.

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