Should You Offer Commissions For Customer Referrals?

Written by Debbie LaChusa

As a small business owner you may find yourself in a situation where you want to partner with another business but they are asking for a commission on your services. You will want to be prepared to handle such a request BEFORE you find yourself in this situation.

Whenever someone asks you for a commission in exchange for marketing your product or service, it is basically an affiliate or referral program. This can be one ofrepparttar most powerful forms of marketing because it promotes word-of-mouth marketing. Who better to refer clients or customers to you than someone who fully understandsrepparttar 146883 value ofrepparttar 146884 services you have to offer?

Often these people are your current satisfied customers, or as isrepparttar 146885 case with this question, they may be strategic partners. Strategic partners are those individuals or businesses who agree to refer business to you, sometimes in exchange for you doingrepparttar 146886 same for them, or perhaps for a commission. Either way, it is important to make sure it is a win-win situation for both sides.

If you consider these individuals or businesses are in effect doing your marketing for you, then you realize paying a referral incentive or commission is merely a marketing expense.

Is it important that RSS thing for us the users?

Written by Chen Zarza

Before starting out and decide if this "thing" is useful, we need to get some meaning and grab some light, let us take a look: RSS stands for “Really Simple Syndication” or “Rich Site Summery”, Does it tell you something interesting ? I doubt it, then here we got nothing...

And guess what?... Don't Panic... RSS is a new format to display information coming from content-rich-sites (at least this is what you hear),repparttar truth is, they can be any kind of sites that You decide to walk around.

But here isrepparttar 146882 most important thing... it doesn't matter what RSS is,repparttar 146883 unanswered questions you have in your mind could be : how can I be sure this new technology is valuable for me,repparttar 146884 end user?

Actuallyrepparttar 146885 only way to know is to make available this information installing a feed reader, it works like a browser where you can chooserepparttar 146886 content to look at: Go to your preferred search engine and key in "feed reader", get a free one, give it a try, who knows it can berepparttar 146887 new way you can get information fromrepparttar 146888 IT world.

Let me explain in a few words how this works.

The publisher, marketer, webmaster, or any group or individual that want to communicate with you using this technology create a channel or feed in their web site, whenrepparttar 146889 feed is on and you are subscribed to that specific channel your computer detects modifications, and getrepparttar 146890 updated data, this isrepparttar 146891 feed reader work that previously you installed in your computer,repparttar 146892 feed reader is a RSS aware program that reacts to information changes.

I will tell You something extra on feed reader technology RSS aggregators (other name for feed readers) are special browsers that display content to final users,repparttar 146893 most common arerepparttar 146894 ones you can install in your desktop andrepparttar 146895 ones that you integrate in your website.

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