Sunday, April 5, 2015

4 Reasons Why IBOToolBox is Becoming So Popular Among Small Business Owners

thinkbigdreambig-ibotoolboxTo give you an idea of how popular the site has become, I began writing this article at 9:45 AM on a lazy Sunday morning and already the site had 106,839 visitors. Why is IBOToolBox getting so popular? First, let's discuss what IBOToolBox is and isn't.
IBOtoolbox is a state-of-the-art marketing platform that levels the playing field for the Independent business owner. By using this platform, business owners are branding their businesses in such a way that normally would cost thousands upon thousands of dollars.
However, IBOtoolbox is completely free. IBOtoolbox does not have levels, packages, payplans, enrollment fees, or other gimicky strings and hidden fees like most other marketing websites for small businesses. Instead, It is a truly free platform that does not tell you to upgrade after you join. ALL members of IBOtoolbox have the same features and tools. IBOtoolbox is not an MLM, traffic exchange program, or any other type of program designed to lure money from your pocket. IBOtoolbox will NEVER sell, give, lend, or barter your information to a third party.
MORE IMPORTANT: IBOtoolbox is a "safehaven" to build your business!
Here are a few reasons why this platform is being used everyday by thousands upon thousands of business owners around the world:
1. IBOtoolbox works! So many systems and tools out there on the Internet simply do not work. They are 100% hype with no return for using them. IBOtoolbox was designed from the ground up to be the workhorse of your marketing efforts. Whether you are a part time or a full time Internet Marketer, you will quickly find that IBOtoolbox under-hypes and over-delivers on every turn.
2. The system contains the most targeted audience you will find anywhere on the Internet. IBOtoolbox receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each and every day. These visitors are looking for opportunities to make extra money, they are finding your products and services through search engines, or they are coming to IBO through our vast social media network. The bottom line is that IBOtoolbox has what every business owner needs: a NON-incentivized visitor/prospect base that works.
3. IBOtoolbox is a community of like-minded Internet Marketers just like yourself and was specifically developed for the Internet Marketer. Every feature, tool, widget, and app was developed to help you market your business. Every aspect of IBOtoolbox was specially designed to fit into your marketing plan. I don't believe that there is any other platform on the Internet that even comes close to all that IBOtoolbox has to offer.
4. IBOtoolbox is 100% free. No gimmicks, no levels, no limitations, no restrictions, no NAG screens, nothing. Every single feature, tool, and app that IBOtoolbox has is open to every single member. IBOtoolbox has levelled the playing field making it possible to succeed with Internet Marketing regardless of your financial situation.
I find IBOToolBox's way of doing small business is refreshing. It truly is a safe-haven for internet marketers and small business owners of all kinds and I have connected with many great and inspirational business leaders who are there to encourage one another, not to compete. I hope to see you there!
Here is my referral link which I've shortened for ease of navigation:

If you join my network through my link you will receive a free gift!
- Laban Johnson

Friday, October 24, 2014

Texas State Guard Night at the Rockets

The Houston Rockets would like to invite all Texas State Guard members, family and friends to join us on Friday, November 14th, 2014 to see James Harden, Dwight Howard and the Rockets take on the Philadelphia 76er’s.
*A portion of the ticket proceeds will go towards raising money for the Young Heroes of the Guard Toy Drive.
Deadline to order tickets is Monday, November 10th at 5:00pm or when tickets sell out.
Rockets vs. 76er’s Friday, November 14th, 2014 Toyota Center Doors at 5:30pm Tip-off at 7:00pm
*All tickets subject to availability and price changes.*Group Prices only available through the Houston Rockets Group Sales office. All tickets will be sent electronically via Flash Seats.
Order Your Tickets: By Calling: Andrew Cornutt @ 713-758-7563 Fax registration form to: 713-758-7343 Email: Online: PromoCode: Toy

$26 per ticket Upper level end zone and $33 per ticket Upper level corner

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

How to protect your affiliate commissions, easily build a mailing list and track statistics with ViralURL

Make good money with affiliate marketing is not as hard as it seems, even despite intense competition, provided you choose the right programs and do some strategic planning while promoting your affiliate products.

But whether you are promoting other people's products or promoting your own products, I am sure you would not want to leave money on the table and invite others to steal your share of profit.

Granted, not every one who gets into affiliate marketing is successful. Surely, those who are doing well leave no room for failure and take all security measures and understand its importance.

Security measures? Yes! Security is one of the key factors in affiliate marketing. If you do not adopt proper security measures, then your business will be at high risk. One of the most important way to restore security is to protect your affiliate links. Do not take them for granted. A bit of carelessness on your part in regards to affiliate links may cost you many dollars.

What do I mean? Consider the long, often complicated unique links that affiliate programs give you send to your prospective customers, complete with your affiliate tracking id and sometimes other information. Not only do these look convoluted but they can create a lot of problems too! If you send such an affiliate link to your customers, some may conclude that you are promoting someone else's product and they would rather circumvent you and visit the parent company. Also, if your link does not function then your customers have to type a really long URL into the browser, which will definitely put him or her off and hurt your results.

Failing to take security measures could leave you the victim of an even worse situation. What if some devious Internet pirates with edit access steal your affiliate links and replace them with theirs? When they do that, then you get no commission at all.

If you are not getting the desired results out of your affiliate marketing, don't lose hope. There's definitely a remedy to this problem and that is ViralURL

ViralURL is a link shortener & cloaker that protects you in the truest sense. There may be many unethical people lurking around, who might play with your affiliate links by cutting them off or replacing them with their own etc. Considering how much effort you put in towards building your business and advertising your business, if your links are tampered with, then all your hard work will be rendered useless.

In order to avoid such a rip off, ViralURL gives you full protection and sees to it that your affiliate links never get exposed to others.

So save yourself from getting ripped. Get all the commissions to your account that you rightfully deserve. All this is made possible by ViralURL, It is a blessing for every affiliate marketer like you and me, who wants to achieve success in their endeavor.

Is ViralURL limited to only link protection?


It does much much more than that. Let's see what ViralURL can do for us:

*ViralURL helps us in protecting commission.
*ViralURL helps in building mailing lists.
*ViralURL helps in tracking statistics.
*ViralURL helps in earning extra ad credits.

In short, ViralURL allows us to create massive business leverage. The downline emailer may be the coolest and most valuable feature of all. I don't see any negative aspect associated with ViralURL. All you have to do is join it for free, then cloak your links, promote them and see your business soar.

You can get all detailed information about the program from the ViralURL site at There, you can find several unsolicited testimonials from various users of ViralURL. If you want to protect your business and see your earnings grow, try ViralURL.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION IS FAILING, A Polymath Answer For A 21st Century Renaissance

A Polymath Answer For A 21st Century Renaissance

It is already known that American K-12 education is failing in the global
theatre. What most people do not realize, however, is that our university-level institutions are also in a state of free-fall.  Findings from national tests in a recent study by the Commission on the Future of Higher Education demonstrate that among recent graduates of four-year colleges, merely 34, 38, and 40 percent were proficient in prose, document, and quantitative literacy, respectively.  These numbers reflect the inability of American college and university graduates to compete on the global frontier.  Why does America seem to be trending toward academic and innovative failure?  Dr. Robert D. Atkinson has recently written, “Colleges are focused on teaching kids content, not on teaching them skills, and too many students are focused on passing the multitude of tests in the multitude of classes they take, rather than really learning.”  Essentially, universities are turning out capped and gowned graduates that know a lot of information (at least right before being tested on it) but are clueless about how to apply their knowledge outside of a classroom setting.

America’s failing collegiate educational systems have a potential remedy appearing on the horizon. An exciting development has started taking shape with Project Polymath, a plan for a future university whose goal is to not only usher in a twenty-first century renaissance but to train the new da Vincis to lead it.  Dr. Michael Barnathan, Project Polymath founder and noted technology education speaker, makes a strong case for why the United States is the place to launch such a paradigm-shifting endeavor, citing his conviction that “America is the country with the most developed startup and research infrastructure, where polymath graduates can find the greatest amount of support for turning their inventions and projects into world-changing businesses and research.”

Polymath Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) educational charity.  Driven by the passion and vision of a group of professionals across
diverse backgrounds and fields of study, it currently has a virtual presence as well as physical presence in New York City; Providence, Rhode Island; and Cleveland, Ohio. Project Polymath boasts strong numbers despite its fairly young incubation period: they currently have 1034 registered students, with 68% of those students being from the United States.  Clearly, American students value the vision that Project Polymath seeks to advance.  Project Polymath’s chief desire, as expressed in their mission statement, is  “to promote a second Renaissance in the arts, sciences, and humanities and to unlock and reaffirm the full creative and intellectual potential of the individual by providing capable students with an advanced interdisciplinary education, training an unprecedented number of polymaths.”  In short, Polymath’s goal is to graduate a perpetually increasing number of students who are capable of creative problem solving, sophisticated practical application of their knowledge, and integration of concepts across a broad range of subjects.  A look at past course offerings helps clarify this mission further.  Courses offered have included “Data Structures and Algorithms,” “Introduction to the Creative Economy,” “Code Like a Rock Star,” and “Functional Neuroimaging and Digital Diagnosis.”  Future courses planned are “Illusions of Control,” “Interdisciplinary Critical Thinking,” and “Human Factors and Functional Aesthetics.”  For those who are interested in testing their own “polymathic waters,” talks have also been offered, the most popular being “How to Learn Everything: Learning Skills for Becoming a 21st Century Renaissance Person.”

Project Polymath has garnered support from a variety of sources.  
The Brain Sciences Foundation has partnered with Project Polymath to launch a multidisciplinary gathering of the world’s leading neuroscientists, psychologists, computational biologists, and artificial intelligence researchers with a focus on curing intractable neurological diseases. A reputable charity organization has also joined forces with Project Polymath and offered a large amount of classroom space as well as access to their partner institutions of Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic, and Harman-Kardon, Inc., from which industry collaborations could be launched and provide a source of faculty and students.  The Polymath Foundation has also been awarded a Google Grant from the popular search engine, which provides $10,000 a month in free AdWords advertising.

The future of education will be a hard
-fought battle as Americans are forced to ask what types of thinkers and problem solvers are necessary to sustain the level and expectations of innovation in the emerging creative economy.  American industry leaders and research facilities will need to make crucial choices as they begin to deeply contemplate what will make the country not only sustainable but competitive in the global economy.  Will America turn out post-secondary graduates that know not only what to think, but also how to think?  Is now perhaps when the time is most ripe, and America is most ready, for a massive paradigm shift as it nurtures and trains the future renaissance men and women of our world?
If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Michael Barnathan please call 732-328-8268 or email Dr. Barnathan at:

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Putting things together. The Three A's of Depression Recovery and Management by Laban Johnson

Putting things together. The Three A's of Depression Recovery and Management

by Laban Johnson

These are the three main steps a depression sufferer must take on their own on the road to depression recovery and management:

Acceptance - Until the depression sufferer accepts that there is a very real problem they will rarely see the need to take action to do anything about it. This is denial, and very little can be done for those who are still in denial of their depression. The only way to face depression it is to accept it is a problem. Therefore it is better to know, than to not know and try to fight the inevitable while it is allowed to destroy careers, relationships, and self-esteem. If they don't want to get help, and they won't do anything to change. Sometimes a very real threat of losing something very special to them may or may not be enough to encourage them to accept it. They may just have to hit rock bottom before they want to do anything about it.

ccountability - Until the depressed person comes out of denial they will refuse to see the damage they may have caused or may be causing to others around them and to themselves. However, after accepting depression as a personal problem, one must stop blaming everyone and everything around them and take accountability for the consequences of what may happen if they do not take action, the next step!

Action - Taking action personally is an absolute must for recovering from depression. This includes getting properly diagnosed, learning more about the problem by reading articles and books on depression, getting on medication, talking to friends, seeking clinical help, attending therapy or counseling sessions. For someone with serious depression, doing something about it is the hardest thing in the world and this is where friends and family can really help. You may still have to drag them to the doctor for your own sanity, as well as theirs, but once the depressed person has gone through acceptance and accountability stages, coaxing them to take action is a lot less difficult!

Other articles in this series:

>> Understanding Depression

>> Seek first to Understand and Then be Understood

>> Ignorance, The Enemy Causes of Depression

>> Putting things back together - The Three A's of Depression Recovery and Management

>> Depression Treatment

>> Natural Remedies for Depression

Laban Johnson is Co-Founder and Developer of, [ ] a depression discussion group and depression chat site made specifically as a place where people who struggle with depression and other disorders can talk about their problems with others who understand without feeling misjudged by people who don't understand. Membership is free. Join our circle of friends!