Wednesday, 22 July 2015

How I Cut My Writing Time From 2 Days to 4 Hours

As I was brainstorming ideas for my last post on the MarketHive blog, I started reflecting on what I've personally learned during my time at MarketHive.
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My writing process is considerably different today than it was when I joined MarketHive over 2 years ago, so hopefully you can find some nuggets in the mistakes I've made and the lessons I've learned that might help you as well.

Slow beginnings

When I first joined MarketHive, I wrote or sourced the content, published it and promoted it all. I approached blogging from almost exact opposite ends of the spectrum; Others are great at getting something up quickly and tweaking it to fit, whereas I was prone to spend a long time on my “first draft,” which was more like a fourth draft by the time I eventually sent it over for Paul to look at.

Depending on the style of the blog post and the topic, I would take 1-2 full days to write a post for the MarketHive blog when I first started. I remember thinking how silly I was to underestimate my writing time: in my interview with Paul, I estimated that I could write one post per day, but it probably took six months before I got to that point.

I made a few mistakes on a regular basis in those first months. One was to research too much, which hurt me in two ways: one, I had too much information collected about a topic that I wanted to squeeze into a 1500-word piece. I would either struggle to leave out research which I found interesting, or squeeze it in so that I ended up with upwards of ten different sources for one blog post.

The second way this hurt me was simply by taking up too much time. Paul Graham wrote a great essay about how we spend our time. He says that sitting on a couch all day watching TV is so enjoyable and unlike work that it sets off our alarm bells pretty quickly. Most of us would struggle to get through a whole day of that without feeling really bad about wasting time.

When you do “busy work,” however, it's not that much fun and it looks a lot like work. Emails are a good example: you're sitting at your desk, using your computer, and you're not having fun, so you're probably working. Only, you can get through a whole morning of emails and look back to realize you didn't get anything important done. That's what research can be like.

Particularly on a topic I don't already know much about, I tend to get sucked in to reading everything I possibly can about it before I start writing. For a journalist that has months to complete a piece, that might be feasible—and even admirable. But for a blog that's aiming to publish a new post every day, there's no time for research beyond the minimum you need to explain the topic to your readers.

Another thing that slowed me down to begin with was managing my workload. Working full-time at MarketHive meant I had other tasks to do aside from writing blog posts: helping out with projects in other areas of MarketHive, working on emails to our customers to announce new features, answering blog comments and more. For a long time I struggled to find a balance between the different types of work I needed to do. I have some ideas about this which I'll come back to later.

Experimenting with my workday

Something I love about the MarketHive culture is the emphasis on self-improvement: not only by simply doing things we know are good for us, like exercising more, but also through experimentation.

I've done several experiments on my workflow and my daily routine over the past nine months to eventually arrive at what seems to be working well for me now.

Originally, I worked from around 8 a.m. or 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. or 5 p.m.—a regular workday. When I realized I had a lot of work to get through besides my blog posts, I tried pushing my blog posts up to the top of my to-do list each day, working on those before I did anything else. I often fell into the trap of moving on to smaller, easier tasks like answering emails or blog comments, just to check some things off my list, and my blog posts would still take a couple of days to get done.

Not only did this process slow me down, I felt pressure a lot of the time: either because I had so many things on my task list that I hadn't started, since I was working on my blog post first, or because I had a whole blog post to get done that I was ignoring to work on smaller tasks.

I had always thought I was a morning lark, who worked best before lunch. A few months ago I realized that I didn't know this for sure, and I'd actually noticed I was working in solid, focused blocks right after lunch many days. So I tried a new experiment: I worked on my own startup before lunch and started my MarketHive workday at 1 p.m. This worked to a point, but I found that if I wasn't done for the day by around 6 p.m., my energy started to wane and I struggled through the last part of my day.

At various points in my time at MarketHive I also tried working until 10 p.m. at night, and starting at 6 a.m. or 7 a.m. to get a head start. I tried blocking out distractions, working in coworking spaces or at home by myself, working in silence or with various types of music. MarketHive's culture really encourages this type of experimentation, and we're lucky that we have a supportive team to share our progress with. I'd highly recommend trying this yourself if you're struggling with productivity at work.

Drastic changes that led to increased productivity

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Right now I have the best daily routine setup that I have tried. I'm really happy with how it's working after the first few weeks, and I expect I'll stick with it now that I've found something that suits me. On a day I'm working at MarketHive, my day now looks something like this (keeping in mind that I've been working part-time at MarketHive for the last few months, so I no longer have extra tasks besides writing blog posts):

7am: Get up, drink coffee, read, generally just sit around and wake up

8am-12pm: Start writing today's MarketHive post

12-1pm: Lunch

1-2pm: Complete any editing that needs doing on my last MarketHive post

Depending on whether I've got edits waiting to be done on my last MarketHive post, I'm usually done for the day by lunchtime or just after lunch. The high of taking my lunch break knowing my day's work is done is huge.

I originally got the idea of working until noon from Sean Ogle. I was fairly skeptical that it would work for me, but I've been pleasantly surprised that I'm generally able to focus on one task (writing a blog post) for a solid four-hour stretch. I take tiny breaks during this period to grab drinks, go to the bathroom, check my emails, and so on, which help me to refresh my brain a little. Knowing that my goal is to get my work done by noon, however, helps to nudge me back to work when I get distracted. If I really want to start noodling around on the internet, I have to remind myself that I have limited time until my goal is up, and after lunch I'll have all afternoon to waste time.

A few lessons I've learned

In the process of cutting down the time it takes me to write a blog post from a couple of days to just a morning, I've learned a bunch of lessons. Many of these are specific to my workflow, but you might find them useful as well.

1. The right music is important

I really love listening to Pandora, but I've found that switching to different artists all the time tends to affect my workflow negatively. I spend more time skipping or liking tracks and checking to see who I'm listening to than I should. This month I've paid for a month of Rdio to test whether listening to full albums will help me to focus better. So far it seems to be going well.

2. Lying to myself doesn't work

Working until noon isn't a new idea. I'd come across the concept of setting earlier deadlines for yourself to induce focused work before, but I had always thought that it wouldn't work for me. After all, if I tell myself I have to have something done by noon, how do I block out the little voice in my head saying, I know that's a lie and I actually have all day to do this so I'm going to check my email again? Turns out, the trick is not about lying to yourself at all. For me, it's about setting a challenge.

Rather than telling myself, I have to have this done by noon, I tell myself, let's see if I can get this done by noon—that'd be awesome. Working on a challenge that offers a big reward (more time to do what I want in the afternoon, and no last-minute scramble to finish my work) is a lot more fun and manageable for me that setting arbitrary deadlines.

3. My own mind gets in my way a lot

One of my biggest issues with getting blog posts written quickly has always been that they appear to be huge, audacious projects in my mind. I wrote once before about my process of breaking down each post into subtasks that were manageable chunks of work. Although this helped, I still approached each one as a massive project, rather than just another task on my list.

Now that I've proven to myself over and over that I can write a post in a morning without dropping my quality, they're a lot less formidable in my mind. I think that makes a huge difference to how I work.

It takes a lot of trial-and-error to know how you work

I said before that I've tried working early in the morning, late at night and right after lunch. I tested a lot of theories about how I work. I've worked surrounded by people, all alone in my house, at coffee shops, in silence, in dark spaces and light, when I'm cold and hot. Experimenting has been totally worth it for me, because I've found a system that works really well now. It's taken a lot of time, though, and if I went back in time to when I started at MarketHive, I'd tell myself to be patient and keep experimenting.

Getting something on the page has to happen quickly

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Something I've learned from experience and from reading advice from other writers is that there comes a point when you need to shake yourself out of research mode and force yourself to start writing. Getting words on the page is that huge push that it takes for a boulder to start moving. As soon as you get that done, you've got the momentum to keep going.

Quite often I'll get stuck at this stage and I won't be able to get words on the page, even though I know it's what I need to do. I have a few strategies to help with this, and I've found that using them to get something started is almost always the push I need to keep going.

One way I do this is to type rubbish. I may literally start my first sentence like this: “I have no idea what to write about this topic because…” and just type gibberish about the topic and why I'm struggling. Many people have said that writing is important for thinking because it helps you to organize your thoughts. In my case that's often the case.

Notifications are not worth the distraction

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I never turn my phone off when I'm writing. This means that anyone with my phone number can call me or send me a text message. That hardly ever happens, so it's not something I'm worried about distracting me. Email and Twitter, on the other hand, can be huge distractions. The problem with notifications from those is that they're never urgent. I know that anything I urgently need to take care of will come via my phone from something who actually knows my phone number. No email or Tweet is ever going to be so important that I have to stop working immediately to deal with it. At least not when I'm working in a four-hour stretch, and checking my email every hour or two.

Not only do I turn off notifications, but I keep Twitter and my inbox closed on my computer when I'm writing. If I really want to check them, I need to use my phone, which keeps my computer safe from those distractions until my blog post is finished and I can send it off. That may not work for everyone, but since I'm prone to switching tabs constantly to see what's going on, I enjoy the freedom of having no interactions available on my computer.

Not having “little tasks” to do helps me focus

One thing I mentioned earlier was that I struggled to balance my writing at MarketHive with all of the other tasks I had each day, like replying to blog comments and emails, or jumping into support. I've been able to focus more easily in recent months because I stopped doing all of those tasks when I switched to a part-time employee. I think there's still a lesson to be learned from my struggles though, which I expect I'll face again in the future.

Because I always had trouble balancing my “big task” of a blog post and my “little tasks” (everything else), my next experiment with these would be to try pushing all of my little tasks onto one or two particular days per week. Even when I tried doing my blog posts first thing in the morning, I still had trouble balancing the different mindsets needed for different types of work. I think having an entire day blocked out for one type of work would make me more productive and remove the pressure of worrying about the tasks I'm not making progress on.

Moving on

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I am thrilled to be able to take all of these lessons away from my time at MarketHive, and to move on to new things with a better understanding of how I work best. MarketHive has an awesome culture for someone like me who enjoys experimenting with their workflow and routines to learn what works best. If you have the flexibility to do so, I'd highly recommend experimenting with your own workflow and taking note of what works and what doesn't.

Or maybe you've done some experiments already. Let us know what you've found in the comments.

Steven Hodgkiss
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Friday, 10 July 2015

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Monday, 23 February 2015

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MarketHive Alpha Founder - The Obvious Choice

Making a free massive new social network with over $3000 per month of free (never a cost ever) into a limited residual income (not MLM) but a revenue sharing for the first 1000 is literally genius. 

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MarketHive Alpha Founder - The Obvious Choice

5 Reasons Why It's Better to Work From Home

Is the office dying?

Some say it might be. A New York Times story from earlier in 2014 points to data that shows telecommuting in America has grown by 79 percent between 2005 and 2012. And in 2014, the number of people who work from home in the U.K. reached a record high—13.4 percent.
But think about it: is there anything good about working in an office? The crappy furniture, the bad lighting, the noisy cubicle neighbour. It’s no wonder resources like FlexJobs have sprung up, making it easy to find jobs that let people work from wherever they want.

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Sunday, 8 February 2015

NextLevelAfrica Update February 8, 2015

From the desk of the CEO, Noel Adams.

I am having the development team looking at opening NLA tomorrow for members to log into their backoffice.

The aim of this is so members can check their NLA accounts and make a crowdfunding project. They can also upgrade accounts to package 1-  upgrades can only be done with coins already in NLA. 

Please do not make any transactions involving the ecommerce.chingeling site until further notice.
Also signups can start again.

Remember with signups, we will only have one link. The link will be the company link, this will ensure for the perfect matrix with all members helping each other.

We are one community objective, with one goal in mind. Helping others!!!

They are also very close to having the new cwallet available, Windows is finished just working on the Mac version, we should have that at some stage this week. The developers are writing codes especially for the NLA community, because of the price of the coin for the general population.

This will be linked through the bank with a special API for the NLA group.
As I have said before, never in the history of MLM or traditional business has this ever happened.

Members have been asking, what is a simple way I can explain NLA to somebody.

The simple answer is, we don’t have a simple way of explaining this unique concept.

Anything you tell somebody about NLA, will only result in them telling you it sounds like just a hype story.

Try telling somebody, they could earn 100…200..500…1000 times what the compensation plan is expressing.

My simple way is just saying if you can afford $15 for a crowd funding platform, spend $15 and learn as you go.

Noel Adams
CEO Smada World Pty Ltd
Next Level Africa

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Next Level Africa Registration

From the desk of the CEO Noel Adams.
The hold up at the moment is the C++ programming with the link between NLA and the exchange. Our C++ programmer is based in the UK. I have just been given the update that he has completed his part. Our programmers will implement that code into NLA tomorrow, so we should be ready to re-open for funding and signups.
The signups....that brings me to my next major evaluation on the longevity of our business. I have had to assess the importance of making the right choice for the entire community. I have decided in the interest of the NLA community that, effective immediately upon reopening we will only have one registration link.
NextLevelAfrica registration
The main reason for that is so no stacking can occur. If members see how easy it is to stack, we will have no coins in NLA left to grow our community. My aim is to make this a fair environment for all members. Members who do the right thing by other members should not be penalized. There will be other adjustments as we move forward that will continue to protect the community and the value of the coin.
You will see in the next month, I have secured assets to the value of $500 + billion in NLA. You may think I am on something, and maybe I am. (An undertaking) And that is to help as many people as I can achieve their dreams. Helping as many people as I can fulfil their dreams, means they can help others. Next week when the update in our cwallet is completed, our coin will go to $131.00 each. I can't even start to tell you what is happening on a daily basis and the international interest we have in the Chingeling coin.
So the bottom line is, I wanted to address this issue before we have the system being exploited by a selfish few. This is just the easiest way to prevent this. We are also building our own internal exchange in NLA, to help with the sale and purchase of coins by our community. More information on that will follow.
Steven Hodgkiss

Monday, 26 January 2015

Content Marketing Tools to Improve Your Productivity

Content marketing can be time-consuming. With a good plan you can become more effective, and using the right tools should be an important part of that. These seven tools will help make a big difference in your content marketing productivity.

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Content Marketing Tools to Improve Your Productivity


Saturday, 24 January 2015

The Power of MarketHive and What It Has To Offer

Some great reasons why you should take a serious look at what MarketHive has to offer for Inbound Marketing. 

MarketHive is easy to join you just use one of the four main social network id's and you are In .Now what do you need to do next? Well everyone has to verify their identity and complete their account setting (top right hand corner of every page to right of your name).

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The Power of MarketHive and What It Has To Offer

Why Choose Inbound Marketing over Outbound Marketing?

Around 1999: the inception of Permission Marketing (aka Inbound Marketing). In the highly competitive sphere of online business, better yet is when Inbound Marketing achieves the goal of becoming “Intravenous Marketing”. This is when customers gained through Inbound Marketing agree that the business owner now serves the supply function for a particular wanted good or service; provided the business offers first rate service as well, the customer is happy, satisfied and dependent on the business, and will remain a customer, perhaps even providing word-of-mouth referrals or additional clients. 

Moving forward to 2015: the concept of permission or...

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Why Choose Inbound Marketing over Outbound Marketing?

Thursday, 22 January 2015

MarketHive To Login or Register

MarketHive is a hybrid mixture of a full suite of inbound marketing tools and a dynamic integrated social network designed for entrepreneurs.

Since 1996, the owners of Shell Holdings (the developers and creators of MarketHive) have been building and developing inbound marketing systems. Inbound Marketing has become the most effective marketing method for doing business online. Instead of the old outbound marketing methods of developing traditional “come do business with us and here is why hype” type ads, sending fear of loss and hard pitched ads via email lists, paying for disconnected non responsive leads, subscribing to lead development systems that produce names, emails and phone numbers to people who really don’t know you or care to talk to you, MarketHive inbound marketing focuses on creating quality results, via quality content and systems that pulls people toward your company and product, where they naturally want to be and want to do business with you. By aligning the content you publish with your customer’s interests, you naturally attract inbound traffic that you can then convert, close, and engage over time.

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10 Reasons Why Having A Business Blog Is So Important

What can a blog do for your business?

A blog is a great and easy way to promote your business. Studies have shown us time and time again businesses that do blog have clear advantage over their competitors. To sum the most obvious benefits having a business blog will help your search engine rankings, increase your website traffic, generate more leads from your website and improve your brand visibility.

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

WeShareSuccess Is It A Scam or Is It Real?

Many will claim that this is a scam and why would that be? Do not be taken in by Bloggers who continuously run down every single Opportunity for the sole purpose of trying to build their own Google Rankings -- or maybe to sell you their own "next best thing since sliced bread"

Here are some facts and not made up:

“We Share Success Inc.” is a global company founded by more than 3500 business people from all around the world. Our Board of Directors consists of entrepreneurs from 6 different continents. We are backed by PERFECTINTERNET (PI), a debt-free multi-million-$ company that is successfully running Internet projects all over the world. PI is paying monthly profit share to thousands of Founding Members, and so will “We Share Success” to all qualified pre-launch members starting in March 2015.

Is it really free to join We Share Success?

  • Yes! Our services are FREE and will remain FREE FOREVER!
  • We share bonuses from our sister company, Perfect Internet Inc., which include Free Shopping, a Safe, Secure and Private Internet Experience, Free Ebooks, Valuable Prizes, Free Lottery Entries, and much more.

Can I really trust them?

  • Yes. Why? Because we are backed by Perfect Internet Inc., a debt-free global company that has been successfully operating online since 2012. And more importantly, we at WSS are people just like you, and as such we are committed to helping you and every member succeed. We know that the only way to achieve success is through a high level of honesty and integrity.

When will We Share Success actually launch?

  • We Share Success will be in Pre-Launch until 19th February 2015
  • Official launch of We Share Success will be 1st March 2015

How do I register for We Share Success?

  • You must have an invite link from an existing Member (Sponsor)
  • Follow the link to the registration page at
  • Ensure your invite is shown from the Member who invited you
  • Fill in your relevant details of registration
  • Verify email link to complete registration
  • Members’ FREE shares will show as activated when logging in for the first time

My friend or family member has signed up, but I don't see the 5 shares increase in my account. Why? How to resolve it?

  • First they need to advise who is showing as their Sponsor when they log in
  • If the Sponsor is you, contact Support giving them your details
  • If the Sponsor is not you, then that friend or family Member has used somebody else’s referral link to register

How do I verify my shares?

  • Proof of identification will be required by 28th February 2015 to confirm your shares
  • Only one account per member. Opening multiple accounts will result in termination of all accounts.

When will I receive my Free Shares?

  • An IPO is planned for 4th Quarter 2015 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Digital transfer of shares will occur immediately after IPO
  • Your shares can then be traded via your local broker in any country or retained to receive annual dividends

What other benefits will I receive?

  • We Share Success will share 25% of its profits Monthly with all Members from March 2015 until the date of the IPO
  • Your monthly payment will be based on the number of Confirmed FREE Shares held in each Members’ Official Share Book
  • Monthly payments will be replaced by Dividends after IPO, payable annually

Who is paying for all the FREE benefits?

  • WE love to SHARE our SUCCESS with you!. Like other companies, we earn money for displaying ads and doing E-Commerce. Instead of spending our money on marketing, we offer FREE benefits to our Members
  • We Share Success was formed as a Company to engage in Profitable Online Projects as determined by their Members from special “Ideas Teams”
  • We Share Success has predetermined it’s first project for Launch on 1st March 2015…

How safe is my data?

We NEVER share your data with ANY third party. When you use our search engines none of your data is collected. It is always YOU who decides what you want to share - GUARANTEED!

Contact Details and Registered Offices

We Share Success Ltd.
2 Alexandra Gate
Suite A12
Cardiff, CF24 2SA, UK

We Share Success Inc.
7251 W Lake Mead Blvd.
Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89128, USA

So there you go ... all up-front and for everyone to see 

I hope that has answered some of your concerns ... would you like to see a video? 

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Free Inbound Marketing Tools from MarketHive

Why would you pay $3000 a month for tools that you get for FREE? 

#MarketHive has just launched and you can be a part of this new enterprise that has all the Inbound Marketing Tools you will ever need.

We have been preparing to launch MarketHive for several weeks now, raising money for the advertising and marketing and having daily meetings so people would understand the power and simplicity of MarketHive.

Most of you, this is news and it should get your attention, because after 2 years of serious development, innovation and production, MarketHive is about to launch.
MarketHive is similar in looks to Facebook and behaves like it in many ways. Making friends, having groups, the news feed, messaging, chatting, boosting, tagging, sharing, very similar.

But like the name implies, “Market” represents a powerful portfolio of integrated and effective inbound marketing tools, like email auto responders, social media broadcasters, capture pages, blogging platforms, seo platforms, lead management, and analytics.

We are not talking about the old fashion type of tools either, but fresh innovative new concepts, that eliminate the old double opt in email that causes so many spam complaints GONE! Capture pages that takes literally split seconds for the visitor to join.

Friday, 16 January 2015

Five More Steps To Facebook Success

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Five More Steps To Facebook Success

Five Steps To Facebook Success

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Five Steps To Facebook Success

4 Keys to Success: Creating A Blog site for any Business

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4 Keys to Success: Creating A Blog site for any Business

How To Get Your Blog Post Shared 1000 Times

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How To Get Your Blog Post Shared 1000 Times

MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 3

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MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 3

MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 2

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MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 2

MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 1

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MarketHive Webs of Influence Part 1

Internet Marketing – How much would you pay?

How much would you pay?

Yes! How much would you spend for an Internet Marketing Suite of Tools including lead capture pages, email auto responders, an application to make landing pages, an integrated campaign management system, a blogging and blog management system and more…?

Yes, I mean all together in one place, one domain, a set of useful Internet Tools integrated together, accessed by you or your marketing team on the one domain, where they are integrated and useful to use in ways that will assists the search engines to find your business sites.

Not only this but to manage your business and social lead systems so that marketing can send them newsletters and update notifications in html format or text, all with an interface like Facebook but unlike Facebook contains a proper marketing Toolset.

The MarketHive Marketing System.

And The MarketHive Marketing System could assist in building your business or businesses, helping with your marketing strategies, a proper one stop shop containing a complete Integrated Marketing Suite; Well that would be real handy, right! a real bonus for your customers!

And if these tools are free then that would be even better right!

In essence a complete system that allows you, while you run your sales business, to relate to and integrate with the sales department so your Marketing Department or Company and sales division are working together.

You sales and marketing areas acting as integrated departments that are coordinated (at last) and are actually working together to help strengthen your business links your Blogs, landing pages and marketing campaigns together, integrated to YouTube to Videos and participate in Forums. All this means that the overall efficiency and marketing strengths of your business increase dramatically.

All these assets are in Market Hive, truly a one-stop on-line internet marketing tools control panel.

Integrated Marketing Tools will allow you to operate a web business and help you receive lots of "web traffic" filled with people searching for your particular product or service.

An Internet Search Engine is the number one way of finding your website. This method accounts for over 80% of all the traffic your web site receives and tools at market Hive will assist you in the possibility of a person’s search landing on your website real estate. Why Now? Because all your marketing systems are inbuilt together, integrated and interacting together.

One of the best ways is to build up traffic is to build link popularity. Make as many links as you can using the Market Hive Blogging system and constructing press releases alerting people about your products and services.

So take Action Right Now! Go See What All The Fuss Is About… If you have not taken a close look at MarketHive now is the time. You could be taking action and begin your journey using a great suite of marketing tools and a great suite of integrated support applications.

Steven Hodgkiss
MarketHive - Free Inbound Marketing Tools