Welcome to IBOtoolbox News!
Welcome to Issue 304 of IBOtoolbox News! From the very beginning, IBO was developed as a "safehaven" environment for marketers to come together to network, promote their business and build their brands. At IBOtoolbox, negativity is prohibited. By enforcing this, every member has the opportunity to be successful with their business venture! Thank you for reading IBOtoolbox News, enjoy your newsletter!

Here Is What's Happening at IBOtoolbox!
Only one more month left of 2017 and IBO continues to be at the forefront boasting 6 Million visitors for the month of November! With a viable commission system in place, it makes IBOtoolbox even more attractive to these visitors! These visitors have arrived to IBO looking for what you have to offer based on the information you have put into the platform. That being said, this is not just ordinary traffic, this is organic search engine traffic - there is a huge difference! Visitors are arriving at IBO because they have put in search terms that equal what you have written about in your press releases, wall posts and comments you have left. They are actually interested in what you have to offer!

As we close out 2017, smart marketers will continue to ride this wave right up until the end of the year and then they will reap the benefits of the new year! I encourage all of you to ride along! Don't just sit on the sidelines waiting for things to happen, make it happen for you!

Quality Commenting on Press Releases at IBOtoolbox - Training
At IBO, members can comment on other member press releases. Additionally, if you have at least 5 stars, you earn 5 credits (10 for IBO contributor badge holders) per press release that you comment on. While commenting massively can certainly help you rack up IBO credits, you need to ask youself if those comments you are leaving are "quality" comments. With the new Comment Cleanup system in place, quality commenting is now more important than ever!

If you are leaving comments that have nothing to do with the PR but maybe just acknowledging that particular PR, you really are not adding value to the press release nor do you really appear interested in what the writer has to say. Even worse - it is kind of obvious that you didn't even read the PR. Here are examples of what I mean:

"Great PR, thanks for sharing!" OR "Excellent PR, liked and shared!"

Most of us have gotten these kinds of comments on our PRs, right? When I get thise comments, I think to myself, wouldn't it be nice if people would tell me why this PR is great or excellent or the value they are getting from my PR. We all want people to comment on our PRs, but a good, quality comment that actually adds something to the conversation and is worth keeping people engaged and interacting! Here is a great lesson I came across from Mrs. Yollis' Classroom Blog on how to compose a quality comment. Click here for a direct link to the blog. There might be more we can learn from these kids! Below is a video Mrs. Yollis' 3rd grade classroom did on quality comments.

I love what these kids have to say about always being positive and specific in your comments! I hope that you enjoyed this lesson as much as I did! As mentioned previously, everything we do at IBO gets indexed in the search engines - this includes comments! Additionally, since 96 percent of the daily traffic is non-member traffic, you never know who might be reading those comments!

IBOtoolbox Tip of the Week!
By associating with other members, you have just increased your success rate ten-fold! At IBOtoolbox, members collectively work together as a team to help you promote your respective businesses. They will interact with you and engage in IBOspirit sharing your wall posts, press releases and videos to their other social networks! This helps you get more exposure!
IBOtoolbox Training 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 and are encouraged to revisit this training occassionally to stay up to date!

Even though the webinars have been discontinued, previous webinars are still available for viewing 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!
KrisClicks Advertising Traffic Platform
KrisClicks is an advertising traffic platform that launched the end of April. In a short time, the platform has grown to close to 4500 active members. IBOtoolbox endorses KrisClicks as the most cost effective traffic system on the Internet and after testing the platform, IBOtoolbox announced that the conversions were quite impressive! Click here to see what other IBO members are saying about KrisClicks!

KrisClicks is free to join! Once your account is verified, you are given 100 free credits to get started with the platform to place your banner and/or text ads on all ready established partner traffic sites and networks to bring visitors to your websites. In addition to bringing cost effective ad traffic to your websites, you can also participate in our advertising traffic exchange to earn credits. It's your choice - click or don't click!

KrisClicks also offer a generous 25% commission plan! No purchase necessary to earn! KrisClicks is a unique platform that gives you the opportunity to get extensive exposure for your business across the Internet! Click here to get started with KrisClicks!
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-ibotraining" 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...
Does the opportunity that you are promoting have marketing material such as banner graphics, splash pages for you to use in your advertising? If so, how many other members are utilizing those same graphics? Think about it for a second... If you are using the same banner graphics to promote your business as hundreds or thousands of other people are using to promote the same opportunity - what would make someone click on your banner versus someone else's? Nothing.

On the Internet and at IBOtoolbox, you will see many people who are promoting the same opportunities. It's really important that your banner graphics and other marketing materials are "unique" and set you apart from the others. This is how you brand yourself on the Internet while promoting your opportunity at the same time. Setting yourself aside from your competition is very important to your success. How do you do this? This can be accomplished in two ways - create your own banner graphics or hire a professional to do that for you.

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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Michelle Dussault  - www.ibosocial.com/MichelleD   318 day(s) ago
Hello Kris, Another excellent Newsletter. Knowing how to properly comment is important in building trusting business relationships. I really enjoyed the video, I think it's cool that even 3rd graders learn about blogs these days. Thanks for sharing
Robin Robinson  - www.ibosocial.com/RRobinson   318 day(s) ago
Thanks Kris, another dynamite Newsletter, now that the Webinars have stopped it's more important than ever to read the Newsletter for IBO updates. Six million visitors for the month of November...Wow. And with 96% of the traffic coming from outside the Platform and it's targeted, that's Awesome News!
Terri Pattio  - www.ibosocial.com/mspattiomentor   320 day(s) ago
The tip of the week is on point because when you keep the IBO spirit alive and real, it allows you to connect with people and develop your relationship with IBO associates. ~Terri Pattio - MLM Coach/Mentor with a servant's heart/Twitter Strategist
Whitney Jacqueline  - www.ibosocial.com/LottoMagic   322 day(s) ago
Hi Kris, another goodie! Especially liked the information on commenting and especially the video, a great touch. Thanks again for a great newsletter! Whitney
Zoran Simovic  - www.ibosocial.com/simkesrb   323 day(s) ago
Very informative Newsletter, stay save in cyber space
John Aiken  - www.ibosocial.com/Jaik   323 day(s) ago
Hi Kris , another fine job you've done with this weeks newsletter. I really enjoyed the video , makes me wonder if I'm smarter than a 3rd grader ,Lol .
Athena Gay  - www.ibosocial.com/AthenaGlobal   323 day(s) ago
Happy Sunday Fellow IBOTers! Wow - such great advice out of the mouths of children! Participation is the key to grow your business and following. Cheers to a successful week everyone! :D
QUEENHAJAR AKANQI  - www.ibosocial.com/QHIA   323 day(s) ago
Excellent Newsletter, Kris Karafotas and what I'm taking away from the newsletter today is, quality commenting! Thanks again for the Awesomeness tips, wishing you success :)