Welcome to IBOtoolbox News!
Welcome to Issue 275 of IBOtoolbox News! IBO's positive environment is an attractive feature that you won't find on any other social network and it's amazing how much more success you can get from your business if all negativity is removed! That's the beauty of IBOtoolbox - a community of positive business promotion! Make sure to invite your teams and prospects to join you on IBOtoolbox! Thank you for reading IBOtoolbox News, enjoy your newsletter!

 
Here Is What's Happening at IBOtoolbox!
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!

 
IBOsearch System - Training
IBOtoolbox has its own member search system. Utilizing this system you can search by name, demographics, business and more! Here's exactly how it works:

To access the IBO Search feature, click on "Search" under Site Navigation at the top right of the dashboard screen. You are now at the search section where you will see different categories. Let's breakdown each one to show you what they are capable of.

1. Member Name - Here you can search by First Name, Last name, Phone Number, or Skype Username.

2. Demographics - This category gives you the choice to search by Country, State/Province, or City. This is a great feature especially if you are looking like-minded business owners to network with in a certain geographic location.

3. Business - This is a great one if you are looking for other members from your company or your competitor's company. You might have a certain business or company that you want to join and are looking for a great sponsor!

4. Associates & Referrals - In this category you can search by all IBO members, include only your associates, exclude your associates, or include only your referrals.

5. Joined IBOtoolbox - Here you can search by join date range. Select dates from the calendar icons for the "From" and "To" by entering a specific join date range!

However you would like to conduct your search, just click on the box or circle next to each sub-category and enter in the relevant information in the box provided on the right and click on "Search IBOtoolbox" and you will see what your inquiry came up with! You can also use IBOsearch.com or your own branded search engine located on your IBOsocial profile page.

The IBO search feature is an extremely valuable tool! It's a great way to add new associates by searching by join date, look for fellow distributors that are in your company, network or hold meetings in your area by finding local members! This is a great feature, give it a try and see what you come up with! Go IBO!

 
IBOtoolbox Tip of the Week!
Referring others to IBOtoolbox is easy! Simply go to Referral Links located under Site Navigation. In this area you will find your invite text links, landing pages, dynamic banners and other graphics that you can use to promote yourself as well as refer others to IBOtoolbox!
 
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-ontrack" 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...
I am often asked which banner size gets the best results or best click through rate at IBOtoolbox. There are three banner sizes that are available for you to run at IBOtoolbox:

468X60 Banner This banner is one of the most common size banners and can be ran on your IBOsocial profile, other members IBOsocial profiles, IBOsocial.com main page, IBOtoolbox Wall, IBOtoolbox News, IBOanswers top and IBOgigs. This size banner averages between 3-5% click through rate.

250X250 Banner This size banner can be ran on IBOtoolbox Right, IBOtoolbox News, IBOanswers Right and IBOtube Right. The click through rate on this size banner averages between 5-7%.

728X90 Banner This banner is referred to as a "Leaderboard" banner and is probably the most popular size used and for good reason! This size averages an 8-10% click through rate! This size banner can be ran on IBOtoolbox Top, IBOlist Top, IBOtube Top, IBOanswers Bottom and IBOtoolbox News.

320X100 Banner This is the common size for mobile devices. This size banner is ran on IBOmobile and is one of the most prized positions in the entire platform since it is only viewable to mobile users! In just a few days of this banner ad being available, it's already averaging a click through rate of 8-10%! As more and more members use IBOmobile, expect this CTR to go even higher!

To figure out what your click through rate or CTR is, simply take the number of clicks divided by the number of views (impressions or times the banner is actually shown). Remember, the main objective of a banner is a "click" to get the visitor to a site that will give them enough reason to join a business, purchase a product or ask for more information.

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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Robin Robinson  - www.ibosocial.com/RRobinson   44 day(s) ago
Thanks Kris, the Newsletter, webinars and MWK Website has helped me tremendously, not only here on IBO but in my business development in general.
Mary Thomas  - www.ibosocial.com/MPThomas   45 day(s) ago
Really enjoyed reading your Newsletter, there is a lot of very useful information in this and the last one ... I am going to go through the older editions to see if there is more that may be useful for me. Thanks again Kris, you are a gem and I really don't know where i would be without your help and tutorials. Mary
Fred Mugone  - www.ibosocial.com/fredds   48 day(s) ago
Kris, another great start to the week.... and a great reminder to focus on building relationships with associates (the "money" will sort itself out).
Terri Pattio  - www.ibosocial.com/mspattiomentor   49 day(s) ago
Educational and informative newsletter as always Kris. I agree that relationships is the key to a successful business. You must get rid of your money agenda when you're communicating with an associates. ~Terri Pattio - MLM Coach/Mentor with a servant's heart
Athena Gay  - www.ibosocial.com/AthenaGlobal   49 day(s) ago
TGIMonday everyone! I usually make it a point to start my business week off here at IBOToolbox by reading our weekly newsletter which keeps me up-to-the-minute on all things IBOT while looking forward to another amazing week. Here's to your continued success everyone! :D
Sule Yesufu  - www.ibosocial.com/sdymanagers   49 day(s) ago
A whole load of very useful information, this Newsletter. Thank you Kris.
Tony Koker  - www.ibosocial.com/TonyKoker   50 day(s) ago
Another great newsletter with value: engagement, training, referrals and more, including credits.