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Finally finished writing the first, fully comprehensive review of the core #StoreCoach #eCommerce training course. This is a very detailed look "under the hood" http://storecoachreview.com/store-coach-training-course-review/
Store Coach Training Course Review By Scott McKirahan As I discussed in my general Store Coach Review article, the Store Coach eCommerce Training program is not a scam. I know it works because it worked for me and I now make a very good full time living working from home. In this Store coach training …
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Memo To Google - K.I.S.S.

The more people I coach about setting up eCommerce businesses, the more I am convinced that Google is only making 20-30% of the money they could be making.

Google makes every single thing so convoluted, the vast majority of small business owners simply throw up their hands and say "this is too complicated." Or, they try to set up a campaign, do it incorrectly, lose their shirts overnight and are done with Google advertising forever.

Think I'm wrong, Google? Explain why there are hundreds of other websites that have put up their own tutorials - some good, some bad (none as bad as yours, though) - about how to set up things like Google Shopping campaigns, AdWords campaigns or Google re-targeting campaigns. When other websites have to show people how to spend money with you, you're definitely doing something wrong!

To make matters worse, every six months you change the entire interface on practically every one of your properties. This means all of the tutorials that other people have written for your products have to be re-written. Some sites will continue to play the catch-up game. Others just say "screw it; I'm tired of re-writing this. Let Google fend for themselves."

It also doesn't help when you decide to rename things. What genius over there decided that renaming the Google Keyword Tool or Webmaster Tools would have the least bit of positive effect on the world or, more importantly, your business?

Do you really think the average person realizes they have to set up five different Google services just to run a shopping campaign correctly (Gmail, Merchant Center, AdWords, Search Console, Google Analytics)? That's insane!

Do yourself (and your shareholders) a favor and figure out how to make your moneymakers - Google Shopping and Google Adwords - far more simple to set up and manage. Get rid of all the extra bells and whistles and make them easy enough a monkey could understand and be profitable with those platforms. For those who enjoy all of the bells and whistles, let them access them via an Advanced Tools section that the average Joe will never use or understand. Until then, you will forever be leaving far more money on the table than you are earning.

Stop remaking things; stop changing the interfaces every time the wind switches direction; stop making instructions so complicated, you need two dozen internal links within them to explain what should all be apparent in one place. Utilize the time you are wasting on prettying up your interfaces on something real - improving the experience for the little guy who does not have the time or patience to try to figure out your business - he/she's trying to run one of his/her own! Just keep it simple. Right now, you're just being plain old stupid!
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Thanks for knowing and appreciating a good rant when you see one. ;-)
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Gutfeld's got it partially right. It's definitely about the tax money and Big Tobacco money the government is losing but it's also all about the money the pharmaceutical and health care industry are losing because of #ecigarettes. Less money made on pharmaceutical smoking cessation products, less money made on stop smoking programs and less money filling beds with cancer patients - something that pharmaceutical solutions have never been a real threat to. That also equates to less money given to political campaigns of those who aren't trying to outlaw e-cigs from politicians' two biggest contributors - Big Pharma and the health care industry. When it comes to government, it's always about the money. Their job is to create the spin that makes it seem like they are they are looking out for the public's interests instead of their own! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnXf9MkC7qA
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Didn't mean to share that. I need to check the settings of this new blog I'm working on! :-)
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My latest post. Young announcer interviews Blue Jays players, seeking #baseball tips for youngsters. https://www.pitchingmachinestop.com/baseball-blog/young-reporter-gets-pro-baseball-tips/
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FDA Extends Public Comment Period
The FDA feels it has appeased the public by extending the public comment period on their #ecig regulations by a whole 30 days. What do you think? https://www.e-cigexpress.com/beatnic-blog/fda-extends-public-comment-period-on-ecig-regulations/
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The first in a series I will be posting throughout the week about the newest Store Coach eCommerce training course http://bit.ly/1Tmg5u2
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My wife has been chomping at the bit, waiting for the Shaun T CIZE dance workout program to be released. It's finally available and she ordered it. That'll keep her busy (meaning a shorter honey-do list for me) for at least a month! http://www.paid-2-be-fit.com/cize/
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Instantly Profitable eCommerce Website
NFC Performance is selling their extremely profitable dropship eCommerce website via a Dutch Auction - http://storecoach.com/blog/selling-our-267k-dollar-store
We're selling one of our profitable online stores (NFCperformance.com), and for the interest and education of our valued Store Coach members, we've decided to take a very different approach than how we've sold stores in the past. Instead of posting just the basic information about the store in a Flippa listing & then corresponding privately with interested parties, we're providing full disclosure about the store (i.e. full financials, traffic sta...
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Great guide to link building - especially for beginners! http://moz.com/blog/beginners-guide-to-link-building
We're excited to announce the third beginner's guide from Moz: The Beginner's Guide to Link Building!
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I'm Not Exaggerating When I Say Reading this Article Might Save Your Life

I've never read a more convincing, well-documented, well-researched, and well argued article on a health benefit I had no idea existed: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/truth-wont-admit-drinking-healthy-87891/

The shocking part to me was not that 1-2 drinks a day is healthy. The shocking part was learning that 6 drinks a day is statistically (peer-reviewed, massive-sample-size, every-known-factor-controlled-for) healthier than 0. Culturally speaking, my brain is not caught up to this reality, but I'm going to work on nudging it in that direction.
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Baseball Tip
Follow these two tips and your pitchouts will be far more effective at nailing runners trying to steal second base. http://www.pitchingmachinestop.com/baseball-blog/the-basics-of-a-great-pitchout/
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I enjoy writing, sports, politics and figuring out the great puzzle known as search engine optimization.
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    Mass Communication, 1981 - 1985
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    1978 - 1981
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