Welcome to IBOtoolbox News!
Welcome to Issue 336 of IBOtoolbox News! IBOtoolbox is a great place to meet other marketers, share ideas, build relationships and brand you in a way that is quite amazing! The more you participate in the platform, the more you will benefit from all the tools and resources it has to offer! Make sure to share this newsletter with your team and invite them to join you on IBOtoolbox! Thank you for reading IBOtoolbox News, enjoy your newsletter!

 
Here Is What's Happening at IBOtoolbox!
We are in the middle of what is considered the slowest time for marketers. The good news is that if you continue to move your business forward on a daily basis, you will be way ahead of your competition! One of the best ways to do that and the easiest ways is to refer your fellow marketers to IBOtoolbox! I can hear you all say "what???", but just hear me out! When you are constantly in front of people promoting your business, people become "numb" to what you are saying. Why not offer them 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.

In addition, 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?

Take advantage of this slow time and refer new members, encourage them to participate in the platform and take the training at MarketWithKris.com - it will benefit everyone! To pick up your invite links, splash pages and a variety of other promotional items, just click on "Referral Links" under "Site Navigation" at IBOtoolbox!

 
Maintaining a Professional Presence at IBOtoolbox - 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!
Did you know that it is easy to extend your advertising reach at IBOtoolbox? Advertising at IBO runs from credits converted to impressions. You can either earn credits or become an IBOcontributor by purchasing credits or subscribing to ClubIBO. If you choose to become an IBOcontributor, you will earn double credits for your PRs, comments, and referring new members to IBO. You are also awarded with a "Contributor Badge" that is prominently displayed on your profile as well as along with your other stars and badges next to your name. Additionally, your wall posts have a green ribbon and are identified as an IBOcontributor Wall Post. This shows everyone that you are serious about building your business! To learn more about becoming an IBOcontributor, click on "Credit Center" under the Site Navigation area of IBOtoolbox. Go IBO!
 
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 has been a raging success online for 1 year! In this short time, the platform has grown to over 7000 active members, has paid out $1000's in commissions to its members and has members that have personally referred as many as 500-1000 new members! Every single person needs website traffic in order to make money and to promote online businesses. Fact is, if you don't have traffic, you are dead in the water!

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 massive 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-stars" 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...
The colors that you use to create a banner graphic can play a very important role in getting your message across to your audience. Color is one of the key components in attracting attention so it is pretty important that you make a wise decision when it comes to choosing colors for your banner. Believe it or not, when it comes to marketing, there really is a psychology in using certain colors. If you know me, I like to keep things simple however if you understand how each color is perceived by others, that can only strengthen your marketing, right?!

I am not going to get into shades, tones, contrasts, etc. Let's take a look at the basics colors and what emotion each color evokes to help you design that perfect banner graphic to effectively get your message across to your audience.

Blue - Trust, Dependability, Loyalty, Strength

Green - Peace, Nature, Growth, Money

Yellow - Optimism, Warmth, Curiousity, Happy

Orange - Confidence, Cheerful, Friendly, Ambitious

Red - Energy, Bold, Youthful, Excitement

Black - Credible, Powerful, Professional, Authority

White - Clean, Clarity, Simple, Truth

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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Dominic Goss  - www.ibosocial.com/Dominic06   127 day(s) ago
Thanks Kris for this information packed newsletter that helps IBOers