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1. Authors Comments
of Jim Cockrum’s New
published portion of
First, about our
vacation. We had a
great time in
We also continued our
education on kayaking by kayaking down the
The house we rented for
the week did not have Internet so I got up early and drove to the local
shop where I used the wireless connection for the price of a cup of
($1.50 – Not Starbucks!). (Linda
wanted me to be on vacation, so I tried not to spend too much of my
my laptop). From
the coffee shop, I
accessed the Internet and also remotely logged on my home computer.
As a quick aside.
If you are going to be in business online, you will
need to have access
to your home computer no matter where you go.
If you are running Windows XP, these remote features
are included in the
operating system. Set
it up and you
can log onto your home computer from any Internet connection.
This enables you to use your computer remotely just
like you are sitting
in front of your own monitor. If you missed the article on remote
read about it at http://www.boomer-ezine.com/V1I5_050706.htm.
Another consideration for
remote processing is to make certain that your computer does not shut
you are away. I
installed a UPS (no,
not the brown truck) on it. An
uninterruptible power supply (UPS) will keep the computer running for a
of time if you have power failure.
can buy these refurbished on the Net.
purchased an APC Smart UPS 700 for my computer and it worked well.
Our house sitter said that we had severe storms
while we were gone which
knocked out the electricity. I
lost the use of my computer. The
also filters the incoming electricity and protects the computer from
Review of “The Part Time Plan
Massive Success Using eBay and the Internet”
previously sent you an email notice that Jim’s new book was published
were on vacation. Now
that we are
home, I want to spend more time telling you about it.
Cockrum is truly an eBay genius. That’s
all there is to it. In
this book he
lays out all that a boomer entrepreneur needs to know to do very well
Internet. His main
to make and sell information products which is something that Linda and
are the best products for boomer entrepreneurs to sell.
Just think of the strategy this way, you create
something once and sell
it multiple times rather than scour garage sales for one item and sell
have heard me preach that as the only member of your organization, you
multiply your efforts. This
another way to multiply your efforts.
look at the table of contents and discuss each chapter.
1 “Prove It” is
dedicated to Jim proving to you that he is for real and is a credible
On my first reading, I skipped that paragraph since
I know him and have
attended the seminar that he and
2 “The Obvious
Strategy” covers selling “hard goods” on eBay.
This is the way that most people perceive eBay.
Find something to sell, post it on eBay, and make a
profit on it.
The book discusses this and gives tips how to do
this well, but this is
not the main strategy that the book promotes.
3 “The Not-So-Obvious
Strategy” covers the real message of the book.
This is where Jim introduces information products as
great products to
sell on eBay. I
like this chapter
since my picture appears in it. In
fact, the group picture of the Huntsville Tim and Jim class that
appears in the
book was taken with my camera.
Jim covers the ways to
evaluate using eBay to your best advantage.
4 “Using the
Information Strategy” is a long chapter with eight subtopics.
4.1 “Quadrant 4
Success” relates back to chapter 3 where Jim dwells deeper into the
concept. This is
for creative people
who are not afraid to use eBay as an effective marketing tool.
4.2 “Why Information”
tells in detail why information products are the very best products to
4.3 “Let’s Find Your
Product” gets the creative juices flowing.
Jim leads you through many ways to research and find
a product to create.
This is a very helpful topic since this is where so
many people hit the
4.4 “Before Creating
Your Product” gives you a great tip on how to do market research on
product so you do not spend days developing something that no one will
This is a
very common mistake that many people make.
become so enamored with their product that they forget that the object
exercise is to sell it and make money.
they finally finish their product, no one will buy it.
This is wasted time and effort that a little market
research would have
4.5 “What Sells Well”
gives you the tools to determine the keywords for what will sell well.
Choose topics that have high keyword searches.
This indicates the size of the market for the
4.6 “Use Info to Sell
More Physical Goods” tells how to create info products to help you sell
goods on eBay if that is your major eBay business model.
4.7 “The Back End
Strategies” addresses the building of a mailing list from all the
visit your auctions. This
is a must
for long term success on the Net.
4.8 “The Story of My
Best Seller” talks about Jim’s getting started selling his great book
Silent Sales Machine Hiding on eBay”.
tells how to use ClickBank.com for selling digital products and how he
his affiliate sales force.
5 “The Tools You’ll
Need” starts off with a 17 minute video.
cannot keep from getting excited by what Jim explains in this video.
It shows how to set up eBay auctions to
automatically sell digital goods,
automatically accept payments, automatically deliver the product to the
customer, and automatically leave feedback after the sale.
This can all be done using PayPal and you do not
have to have your own
website. This is
the business model
that I am recommending to all boomer entrepreneurs!
Sell and make money and have your own time to enjoy
This video is worth the
price that you have to pay for the book and it is a fraction of the
that is available in the book.
The rest of the chapter
covers the tools that you will need and where to find them.
Jim breaks each tool down into Do It Yourself, Do It
Yourself with a
Little Help ($), Or Pay Someone Else to Do It ($$).
The tools are Product
Creation, PDF Creation (deliver your typed digital product in PDF
Creation of eBook cover, Editing your product, Website creation,
creation, Taking payments when selling on eBay, Taking payments when
your own website, Product delivery after an eBay sale, Product delivery
sale from a website, Customer support.
is extremely valuable information.
decide how you want to handle a particular function and Jim tells you
how to do
it or where to hire the help to get it done.
6 “Tips for Selling
Info Products on eBay” give you eighteen great tips about improving
listings for your eBay auctions. Jim
is the master of eBay and these are from the expert.
Jim throws in three powerful bonuses.
1 is how to run your whole
eBay information business on autopilot.
do not even have to log into eBay if your follow his advice.
2 is how to use your eBay
“About Me” page to your advantage.
also has an additional tip about formatting your email address to your
3 is how to use Amazon.com
to your advantage. This
is new for
Jim. He has
discovered the Amazon
store concept that only recently became available.
Linda and I set one up a few weeks back.
The link to our Boomer’s Amazon Store is at the
bottom of the
concludes the detailed review of the book.
is a keeper and I can tell you that if you are serious about being an
entrepreneur, you need it in your tool chest.
I am going to test how many of you read to this point.
Jim has authorized me to give away two copies of the
new book “The Part
Time Plan for Massive Success Using eBay and the Internet”.
I will email the first two readers who send an email
with a subject line that says, “Please send me my
copy of Jim’s new
book”. Do it now
and get the free
copy. For those who
are not first
and second, see the following which was sent to you earlier for
how to get the book.
checked this morning and Jim has kept the offer open to get the new
book free if
you buy his “Silent Sales Machine” book.
Jump on it now.
You will need
both of these books to really succeed on eBay.
If you have any problem getting the book, send me an
email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To purchase Jim’s book
“The Silent Sales Machine Hiding on eBay” for the low price of $29.97,
the following URL http://jvwh1.silentsale.hop.clickbank.net.
You will land on the page
to sign up for Jim’s weekly newsletter.
to the sales page by clicking the link “Click here to see if you need
book”. You can sign
up for this
valuable newsletter after you buy the book.
When you get to the sales
site, you can skip all the hype on the sales page by hitting the End
key on your
computer. This will take you to the bottom of the page.
Scroll up a little and you can enter your credit
card information and buy
the book. Once you
the book, find the link to Jim’s Resource page.
On my copy of Silent Sales Machine, it is on the
bottom of the table of
contents page. Click
on that link
and you will be taken to the Resource page where you will receive
on how to download the new book.
will look for your emails. I
ready to send the two copies of the book.
THE FOLLOWING WAS SENT
WHILE WE WERE ON VACATION.
This is included so it will be
in HTML format on the Boomer eZine website and the Boomer Blog.
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This issue of the Boomer eZine is being published in
email text format
only. It is not
simultaneously on the blog or on the website since it is being
remotely due to the urgency of the information in it.
It will be published on the blog and website next
Well, I lied! But I
didn’t intend to. I said that there would not be an issue this week,
but I am
so excited about a newsletter that I read while here on vacation that I
write you about it.
Why are we so excited?
Jim Cockrum has released his latest book “The Part
Time Plan for
Massive Success Using eBay and the Internet”.
It contains exactly what an online entrepreneur
needs to know.
I discovered it was released when I was online on
vacation (I am still on
vacation while I am publishing this).
down loaded the ebook and read it three times.
It is like WOW,
You have heard me talk
about Jim before. His
Silent Sales Machine Hiding on eBay” (“SSM”) is the best selling eBay
of all time on the Internet. When
checked Click Bank stats this morning, Jim’s book was fourth in sales
Business to Business category.
Jim’s new book focuses
on just what Boomer eZine has published in several of the past issues.
Jim writes about being an infopreneur, which is one
of the themes that we
like so well.
This is exactly what we are recommending for our readers. Jim goes into great detail and explains how to use eBay to sell and promote your products.
The great news is that
you can get this new book free if you have purchased his SSM book.
By itself SSM is a great education on how to use
eBay for more than just
auctions, but by getting the new book free for buying the old book it
is a real
If you already own
Jim’s SSM book, open it up and find the link to his resource page.
Follow that link for instructions on how to download
the new book.
HERE IS THE TIME CRUCH.
Jim said that September
13 was the deadline for getting “The Part Time Plan for Massive Success
eBay and the Internet” free if you owned the “Silent Sales Machine”. I
checked this morning (9/14) and the page is still up on Jim’s resource
that lets you download the new book if you have purchased the “Silent
Machine”. If you
move quickly you
can still get it.
If you do not yet own the
Silent Sales Machine book, BUY IT NOW while you can get the new book as
I have told you that
Boomer eZine is long on information and short on sales pitches.
I hope from reading what we have published for you
that you have found
this to be true. When
we make a
recommendation, it is made to further your education to becoming a
these two books will take you a long way toward making money on the
To purchase Jim’s book
“The Silent Sales Machine Hiding on eBay” for a low price of $29.97, go
the following URL http://jvwh1.silentsale.hop.clickbank.net.
When you get to the sales site, you can skip all the
hype on the sales
page by hitting the End key on your computer. This will take you to the
of the page. Scroll
up a little and
you can enter your credit card information and buy the book.
Once you have downloaded the book, find the link to
page. On my copy of
SSM, it is on
the bottom of the table of contents page.
on that link and you will be taken to the Resource page where you will
instructions on how to download the new book.
You have heard of the old
saying, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink”.
We have led you to the “water”.
is up to you to take the proverbial “drink”.
Linda and I will be back
home tomorrow from vacation. It
been and still is a great one. BTW,
Linda is not overly happy about publishing this issue since she is
about my welfare and wants me to really have a vacation.
However, she is helping me edit this since she
agrees that it is an
important and time sensitive issue.
latest book contains exactly what boomer entrepreneurs need to know
money on the Internet.
That wraps up our issue
for this week. Until
next week, stay
John and Linda Howe
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