Bitcoin Selling for $24,000 per BTC in Iran as US Tensions Escalate

Iran-based sellers on peer-to-peer trading platform LocalBitcoins are currently asking for around 1 billion Iranian rials or over $24,000 per Bitcoin (BTC) — well over its 2017 all-time high — as tensions reach a boiling point between Washington and Tehran. Bitcoin price soars in Iranian rials The staggering premium in Iran relative to current global market price — around $7,350 — comes in the wake of an airstrike at Baghdad’s airport ordered by United States President Donald Trump that killed the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds Force,…

4 Tips for Building a Profitable Affiliate Website

Do you want to make residual income with affiliate marketing? If so, you’re not alone. Statista estimates that by the year 2020, affiliate spending in the United States will reach an all-time high of 6.8 billion dollars. The same research suggests that consumers will continue to spend more money on affiliate-sponsored products, which means that there has never been a better opportunity to enter the world of affiliate marketing. All affiliate marketing programs follow a similar routine. Here’s how it works: Website developers or influencer partners with companies to sell their…

Lies and bias on the rise in marketing and public relations

According to this year’s Relevance Report 2020 from the USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations, half-truths and lies are more noteworthy (and acceptable) than ever. The report features 17 of the 30 essays that deal with or in deceit, aided and abetted by the advancement of technology and social media in the post-truth age. Erasing the line between paid and earned media The rate at which influencer marketers are ignoring disclosure guidelines set by the FTC is alarming. The FTC’s “Dot Com Disclosure Requirements” [PDF] are designed to help the public understand…

Bitcoin Beats Netflix And Microsoft

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency has long been known to appeal more to younger generations than older ones (though there are some notable exceptions). Meanwhile, the bitcoin price has been boosted in recent years by adoption from the traditional financial services industry and this is expected to increase as Millennials (aged between 25 and 39) and Gen Z (those born between 1996-2010) become financially mature. Now, a report has found Grayscale Investments Bitcoin Trust, a publicly tradable bitcoin and cryptocurrency investment vehicle, is among the top five equity holdings for Millennials, next…

9 TIPS FOR BALANCING AUTOMATION AND PERSONALIZATION IN YOUR MARKETING

1. Layer your communication to connect. Many make the mistake of depending too heavily on personalization, creating an expectation that is difficult to achieve. I find that if you use automation to layer a “base” of communication with customers and personalization to provide the “extra touch,” that balance allows you to reach the full potential of your marketing and you are better able to connect with today’s consumers. – Rich Honiball, Navy Exchange Service Command 2. Be relevant, but not too relevant. Eighty-one percent of consumers want brands to understand them, but not…

Dynamic Duos: The Power of Affiliate Marketing

Harry and Hermione. Holmes and Watson. Batman and Robin. These famous duos span age groups, eras and the globe because they all have one thing in common: While each would be competent on his or her own, the pairs are indestructible together. The same goes for the potential appeal your business could have with its own sidekick: an affiliate marketer. While some direct response marketers have the advantage of selling directly to consumers — through TV infomercials and direct mail — internet marketers require a middleman to reach their full potential.…

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time — And How You Can, Too

As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this past year; living in such places as Johannesburg, Shanghai, Thailand and now Mexico, and speaking on stages all over the world. All because I’ve learned how to make a full-time income in my spare time with affiliate marketing. I believe affiliate marketing is the easiest way to build a business online, because you don’t have…

How to Build a Profitable Business Online by Selling Nothing

You can start earning passive income online via revenue sharing thanks to a tactic called affilliate marketing. Imagine a business that contains no fulfillment, deliverables or customer support and can be sold for 25 times its monthly net profit. Now, imagine this business also maintains a consistent 30 percent margin and could be managed without any full-time employees. You can start earning passive income online via revenue sharing thanks to a tactic called affilliate marketing. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. It’s called affiliate marketing and…

Nepal’s increased bullion import duty to help India reduce smuggling

The Nepal government’s decision to sharply increase import duty of gold and silver is expected to help both Nepal and India, as part of the volume imported by Nepalese jewellers enters India illegally, significantly squeezing their supplies. < p style=”box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 1.6rem; font-weight: 300; margin: 0px 0px 12px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, ” times=”times” new=”new” roman=”roman” serif=”serif” =”text-decoration-color:” _16px=”_16px” normal=”normal” _2=”_2″ start=”start” _0px=”_0px” none=”none” initial=”initial”>The government of Nepal, which shares a porous border with India, had last week increased Customs duty on import of up to 50…

Tea output in the south drops by 10% on climate change, planters stressed

South Indian tea output has dropped by around 10 per cent to 225 million kg and is unlikely to recover this year. Planters say they are going through a stressful period due to climate change and their inability to fetch remunerative prices for their produce. According to United Planters’ Association of Southern India (Upasi), the apex body of planters of tea, coffee, rubber, cardamom and pepper in the southern states, production of tea is estimated to be around 225 million kg as against an average output of 240-250 million kg.…