Welcome to IBOtoolbox News!
Welcome to Issue 282 of IBOtoolbox News! There are many social media sites on the Internet, IBO differs from them and is unique. IBO is geared toward business owners to help you promote your business and brand you in a very professional manner. "IBO" stands for "Independant Business Owners". It's environment was created for this and welcomes it, unlike other platforms where doing business is frowned upon and on some not allowed. Make sure to invite your team to IBOtoolbox! Thank you for reading IBOtoolbox News, enjoy your newsletter!

 
Here Is What's Happening at IBOtoolbox!
Members are encouraged to take advantage of everything IBOtoolbox has to offer to move your business forward daily. If you "get all in", you will be way ahead of your competition! In addition to utilizing all the tools and resources, refer fellow marketers to IBOtoolbox! This is a great way to give value! When you are constantly in front of people promoting your business, people become "numb" to what you are saying. By offering IBOtoolbox, you are introducing them to something that is of value, something that they can use to build their business. When you do that, people see you as helping them first - because all anyone wants to know is "what's in it for me", right? You are now being known as the helpful person instead of just another marketer promoting a business. This sets you aside from all the rest, then you begin to build that relationship with them and business will flow naturally.

Keep in mind, when you refer others to IBOtoolbox and they complete their profile and earn their first star, you are awarded with 200 IBO credits (400 if you are an IBOcontributor) that you can use to advertise your business on the platform! That is huge and let's face it, we are all here to get extra exposure for our business, right? So get busy, grab your IBO promotional links and graphics at Referral Links under Site Navigation at IBOtoolbox and start spreading the word!

 
IBO Etiquette - Training
Social media is all about engaging with others and building relationships - after all we are in the "relationship marketing" business! Those members that truly engage with others and share value instead of constantly trying to get you to join their business are going to reap the rewards and be more successful! Keeping in mind that 96% of IBOtoolbox's traffic is non-member traffic, you never know who might be looking at you... a future team member, a customer, etc. So while you are engaging and participating at IBO, here are some important things to keep in mind:

Be positive - When you post PR's, wall entries and comment on other member PR's, wall entries or videos, make sure that you keep it positive. Remember the old saying - "if you don't have something nice to say, don't say anything".

No screaming - Using all caps in your ads, posts, PR or comments, is a good way to get ignored and is generally viewed as uneducated and rude. This practice is considered "screaming" and most people are offended by this.

Engage in IBOspirit - By sharing other member wall posts, PR's and videos on your social networks, you are engaging in IBOspirit. When you do this, others will often return the favor. The members that participate in this see even greater results with IBOtoolbox!

"No Adult" material - IBOtoolbox has a strict "no adult" material policy! Help us keep IBO professional!

Do not spam associates through the chat system/instant messenger - Everyone at IBOtoolbox has something to sell. It is not good practice to associate with members just to send them your opportunity. Instead, use the system correctly to establish a true relationship. Your opportunities are very visible to the members for them to see, so don't force it.

The IBO community is like any other neighborhood ~ good news and bad news both travel at lightening speed! Be a generous member of the IBO community! Help out where you can. Congratulate people on their successes and provide a shoulder for those who have been hurt. Celebrate often! Pass along compliments and take time to thank those that have helped you in your success. Welcome new members on board and associate with them. Begin building a true relationship first without trying selling them on your business opportunity. After all, we all have a common goal ~ let's work together for our combined success! Go IBO!

 
IBOtoolbox Tip of the Week!
When using the IBOtoolbox messenger or chat system, it is not recommended to try and sell your associates by including links to your opportunity. You can promote your business as much as you want on the wall and through banner and/or listing ads. Utilize the IBO messenger and chat system to build real business relationships!
 
IBOtoolbox Training and Webinar Information
Training is an important part for those that want to be successful in any business. Members are encouraged to take time to learn how to use the platform and utilize all the tools to get the best results! Here's how you can take advantage of the training available to learn how to leverage the power of IBO!

IBO Training: - Members are invited to MarketWithKris.com Online Marketing Training Platform. Register for free, view the powerful video training series and earn up to 2,250 IBO credits for completing the IBOtoolbox Training! Training is critical to your success! If you are brand new to IBO, this fast start training has been created with you in mind! Veteran members can easily stay in tune with this up to date training as well!

Webinar Information: IBO Training Webinar is held weekly on Wednesdays at 8:00 PM EST. This is a live question and answer session giving the attendees the opportunity to ask questions about the IBO platform and its family of websites. All attendees must register for the webinar by visiting www.ibourl.com/webinar Once you register for the webinar, you will receive your personalized entry link in an email from GoToWebinar. Emails will also go out prior to the webinar as reminders. A special credit coupon code will be given out only to those members who attend the "live" event at the end of the webinar worth 400 credits that can be redeemed for advertising! If you miss attending the webinar, they are recorded and the latest one is available to view here!
 
IBO's Family of Websites!
IBOtoolbox consists of a whole family of websites! Each website/platform runs independently and offers you a different resource to help you take your business to the next level! Members will need to register for each platform.

IBOtoolbox This is really your back office where you complete your profile, set up advertising, write press releases, post videos, post on the wall and interact with the other members.

IBOsocial Profiles Everyone has a profile page that is visible to the public. Everything you do on IBOtoolbox is seen on your profile page.

IBObanners At IBObanners you have access to a huge banner library, unlimited banner hosting, and a banner maker/creator where you can design your own banners from scratch or use one of the many templates and personalize it with your own text.

IBOextra IBOextra is IBO's inhouse banner exchange network. Advertise your business with banners for free on members websites as well as various locations throughout the entire IBO network.

IBOtube Media Sharing Platform Create your own channel and upload videos, photos, audios as well as participate in the forums and join or start a new group.

IBOlist Classified Ad System IBOlist classified ad system is a modern version of Craigslist being 100% dedicated to Independent Business Owners, Internet marketers, MLMers, and affiliate marketers. This system is SEO optimized, equipped with social media sharing, comment/feedback system and mobile optimized.

IBOexchange Social Media Traffic Exchange This is a traffic exchange and more. You pick and choose who you want to follow on other social networks. You can also get more likes, followers and views to your website or social media pages. You earn coins for each exchange you make.

IBOstats This is a full featured website stats and valuation platform specifically design for Internet marketers and small business owners.

IBO will continue to grow and expand! Those members who embrace everything that IBO has to offer will no doubt have the advantage over their competition! Go IBO!
 
Introducing the IBO Custom Order Package
IBOtoolbox is the best place to brand you and get your business the exposure it needs. The IBO Custom Order Package is now available at IBOtoolbox! If you are looking to extend your advertising reach by purchasing additional IBOtoolbox Credits, IBOlist Credits, IBOexchange Coins or VIP Days, becoming part of ClubIBO, or even a custom banner design contact me by submitting a support ticket at the IBOHelpdesk and I'll put together an IBO package for you specifically tailored to your needs. Tell me what you are interested in and what your marketing budget is. If you are not sure what you need, we can set up a time to chat live!
 
Newsletter Credit Code
We would like to thank you for reading the IBOtoolbox newsletter. As a reward for being an active member with the IBOtoolbox platform we would like to award you with a credit code. This credit code can be redeemed for advertising within the IBOtoolbox platform! This credit code can be redeemed for advertising within the IBOtoolbox platform! Credit Code:
"news-tothetop" To redeem the credit code, log into IBOtoolbox, click on "Credit Center", then click "Redeem Coupon", follow the instructions within the IBO Credit Code Redeemer box to unlock the redemption tool, enter in the code, and click "redeem coupon". Credit code expires on the release of the next edition. Thank you for using IBOtoolbox!
 
Banners, Graphics, and More...
Using banner graphic ads, IBOsocial customization and other graphics are a great way to brand you and your team! There is no limit on how you can use these graphics for branding. Adding a professional picture of yourself, your name to the banner, or your team name to your graphic are different ways that you can brand yourself and make yourself stand out when you are competing with so many other opportunities. Ask yourself this question: why would someone want to join my business or my team versus someone else's team or business?

Another thing to consider is to keep your banner advertising fresh. If you are using the same banner graphic over time to promote your business, eventually you are going to see a decline in your results. What happens is your prospects are going to glaze over your banner because they've seen it so often. This is similar to using the same banners that everyone in your business opportunity is using to promote with. Call it what you will - saturation, blindness, etc. So what can you do to avoid this? Simply put, change it up! When your click through rate or results start to tank, it's time for a new design or a different look! To stay ahead of your competition, you need to stand out and be unique! Change the coloring, the wording, and the images!

IBObanners is a great resource available to you where you get access to ready made banners for different business opportunities or templates that you can customize for your business with text, graphics, etc! IBObanners will host all of your banners, plus give you access to a banner maker where you can create your own banners!

Special BUSINESS BUILDER IBOstarter Pack: Purchase any 728X90 banner, static or animated - receive a FREE duplicate 468X60 banner to run on your IBOsocial profile page! Click here to place your order. Free set up and activation in your IBOtoolbox account as well as free hosting is included for both banners plus 1000 IBO credits transferred to your account!
 




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Lenzie O Winstead  - www.ibosocial.com/diggity   4 hour(s) ago
It on at IBO Love getting on these Credit code thank a million.
Terri Pattio  - www.ibosocial.com/mspattiomentor   7 hour(s) ago
Always an informative newsletter Kris. The tip of the week is a great one for all IBOers to remember. Relationships is the key to success in business. The chat/messaging system is for us to communicate with our associates and develop our relationships. ~Terri Pattio - MLM Coach/Mentor with a servant's heart
Todd Treharne  - www.ibosocial.com/ToddTreharne   9 hour(s) ago
Well worth the wait! Happy NEW Day IBOers!