Welcome to IBOtoolbox News!
Welcome to Issue 378 of IBOtoolbox News! Business happens 24/7 at IBOtoolbox - products are being sold, opportunities are being joined, marketing lists are being created! It really is that simple, just by participating in the platform you can be successful; as members get to know, like and trust you - results will follow! IBOtoolbox is a marketer's goldmine; take advantage of everything IBO has to offer! Thank you for reading IBOtoolbox News, enjoy your newsletter!

 
Here is What's Happening at IBOtoolbox!
Make sure you are taking advantage of the next couple of months and work like crazy continuing to use IBO to move your business forward. Doing this will set the tone for your success and make it easy for your business to continue growing in the upcoming slower summer months! One of the best and easiest ways to do that is to refer your fellow marketers to IBOtoolbox! Think about it... 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.

Referring new members to IBOtoolbox brings a little something to you as well! 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? Taking it a step further, you also have the ability to earn commissions on your referral credit purchases! So get busy, grab your IBO promotional links and graphics at Referral Links under Site Navigation at IBOtoolbox and start spreading the word!

 
How to Achieve & Maintain IBOtoolbox Stars & Badges - Training
At IBOtoolbox you get rewarded for your activity. The more decorated you are, the more visible you will become and with that comes more success! The best way to stay on course is to ultilize IBO's OnTrack feature located on the right side of the dashboard. OnTrack functions in "real time" monitoring your activity within the site and rewards you with stars. If you click on the links just to the left of any of the arrows (green or red) you will get a report that will tell you what you need to do to achieve the star and what you need to do to maintain it.

STARS (OnTrack)

At IBO, you have the ability of earning 6 stars. These stars are achieved by completing the following tasks:

1. Receive a star for completing sections 1-3 of your profile.
2. Receive a star for publishing a press release within the last 48 hours.
3. Receive a star for engaging and posting on the wall within the last 24 hours.
4. Receive a star for getting a referral to IBOtoolbox within the last 5 days.
5. Receive a star for running advertising within the last 48 hours.
6. Receive a star for commenting on other members press releases and videos.

IBO members can also be recognized with badges that identify them as leaders on the platform. Here are the different categories and how they are achieved:

IBO BIGDOGs

These are the Top 10 IBO members who have the most advertisements shown. These members receive the IBO BIGDOG badge and this list resets daily. Members can either earn credits by publishing press releases, referring new members or by purchasing advertising credits. New IBO members receive 500 credits when they complete their profile.

TOP Enrollers

These are the Top 10 IBO members who received the most amount of IBO referrals. These members receive a trophy cup and this list resets weekly, from Sunday to Saturday Midnight EST.

Traffic Leaders

These are the Top 10 members who received the most visits to their IBO profiles. These members receive a checkered flag and this list resets daily.

IBO Contributor Badge

This badge goes to members who purchase credits and/or have an active subscription to ClubIBO to advertise their business. This badge is displayed to show off their support for IBOtoolbox! This badge is good for 30 days from the time of purchase. Members that are IBOcontributors earn double credits for PRs, comments, and referrals. **Special Note: ClubIBO member credit purchases are doubled even on sale packages and active ClubIBO members earn 50 percent commission on their referral credit purchases!

It's important to keep in mind that the more you engage, participate and interact on the platform, the more you will get recognized and the more people you will attract. If you get stuck on something or one of your arrows turns red, just refer back to IBOtoolbox OnTrack!
 
IBOtoolbox Tip of the Week!
Have you ever wondered how you can successfully sell to your associates at IBOtoolbox? The answer is "passively" sell. Everyone has a profile and all members know how to find and review your profile (hint: just click on the member's name). Here's the scoop... an associate will be reading your PRs, watching your videos and commenting. They will see what you are all about by the way you post things through IBO. Instead of spamming your associates with your opportunity, software, or product, you need to write PRs about it. If they are interested, they will be in contact. Furthermore, this is how you get others to know, like and trust you!
 
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.

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.

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 almost 2 years! We are finishing out 2018 with close to close to 9000 active members, paying 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!

Kris Clicks continues to add new features! First off, Kris Clicks now can detect the visitor quality with its unique Visitor Quality Detection feature. When you click on Visitor History under each ad, you will see under each Visitor Information section "Visitor Quality". This will display one of two things - either "human visitor detected" or "low quality visitor detected". If it displays "human visitor detected", 1 credit will be deducted from your account. However, if it displays "low quality visitor detected, you will not be charged any credits and it will say "NO CHARGE - 0 credits deducted". How cool is that? No other traffic site is doing this!

You can now target each ad to a specific niche. This is in addition to the traffic type selection. This is the best way to get you the most interested people seeing your ads!

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-branding" 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...
Creating a banner graphic can be a little more challenging than putting some words and images together. You have about 5 seconds to grab attention and above all, make sure it gets clicked before "digital distraction" kicks in. Designing an effective banner takes creativity and experience. Here are my top 3 traits of an effective banner graphic:

1. Know your audience! This will help you to determine the right text, graphics and color scheme to use.

2. Image Type - when selecting images, it is best to use a "PNG" image. This format was specifically designed for the web. This image format saves color information more efficiently and also supports a transparent background enabling you to do a lot more with the image such as shadowing, outlining and other effects. Using PNG images can make your banner graphic "POP" drawing more attention!

3. Make your call to action stand out! Be as direct and clear as possible making it simple for them to know what it is that you want them to do. Example: if you want them to visit your website, have a button on your banner that says "Click Here".

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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Sunny Dominion  - www.ibosocial.com/DominionSunny   84 day(s) ago
Nice info you have here Kris, thanks for sharing with us.
QUEENHAJAR AKANQI  - www.ibosocial.com/QHIA   84 day(s) ago
Greatness...Great Newsletter Kris Karafotas, IBO Associates must keep inform by reading the newsletter every week. Have a Awesome day creating! :D
Robin Robinson  - www.ibosocial.com/RRobinson   84 day(s) ago
Hello Kris, good information for those just starting out. As well as a refresher for those who've been away and came back. I'm looking forward to roll out of IBO 3. Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.