Happy Diwali – The Story of Deepavali

Story of Deepavali

Let’s talk about the story of Deepavali.

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is the greatest festival celebrated all over India. It projects the rich and glorious past of our country and teaches us to uphold the true values of life.

(A few years back, I even got an entirely new perspective from a post on Twitter, and blogged about it here.)

The word “Diwali” derives from the Sanskrit “Deepavali” — Deepa meaning light and Avali, meaning a row.

On Diwali day, home is awash with the orange glow of twinkling diyas (small earthen lamps) lit to welcome Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity.

We look upon it as the beginning of the business New Year, and invoke blessings of Lakshmi, the celestial consort of Lord Vishnu, with prayers.

The Story of Deepavali : 5 Days of Diwali

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Info-Product Creation – An Interview

For over a decade I’ve known Jason Fladlein, an incredible information marketing expert, who runs a thriving online business creating and selling infoproducts.

Once upon a long time ago, in preparation for one of his many product launches, Jason invited me to participate in an interview.

It was about how I built my infoproducts business, using it to raise funds that sponsor heart operations for kids from under-privileged families… a purpose that continues to drive my work online, and has led to 152 children having expensive treatment until now – with many more to follow.

Recently, while searching for other stuff, I found a transcript of that interview on my hard drive… and thought you’ll enjoy reading it.

So here’s a lightly edited version below.

And as quite a coincidence, my dear friend Barb Ling mentioned that she was offering a fantastic guide co-created by Jason, along with another specialist infopreneur and crack programmer Robert Plank… which is about how to quickly create and launch a new product.

Now, when a guy has built an 8-figure business doing exactly what he’s teaching, you should drop everything else and listen… especially if he’s letting you do it for less than 10 bucks!

You’ll want to give ‘Product Creation Strategies: Evergreen Content‘ a try – go here: click

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Just for taking a look at what’s on offer, I’ll give you a little gift.

It’s actually a pretty cool one – that was once on sale for $19.95 – and that I like to call “The $500 Infoproduct”!

Want it?

It’s yours – free.

Just check out ‘Evergreen Content’ (click this link) and then let me know you did… and I’ll send it to you!

Okay, here’s my interview with Jason Fladlein:

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9 Ideas To Automate Your Website Feedback

Just imagine if you could automate the way you handle feedback from visitors to your website.

The only way you can make enough time for developing and promoting your website is by streamlining the way you handle feedback – by automating it to the max.

The Webmaster’s daily prayer goes somewhat like this:

“God, please give me 28 hours today. If that isn’t possible, at least let me get the most out of the 24 there are!”

As your Website grows by leaps and bounds, the days seem to become increasingly shorter and the unanswered email keeps piling up in your inbox. Such is the price of glory!

On one hand, you are happy that so many people visit your Website and take the trouble of writing to you. On the other, you simply don’t have the time or energy to respond to each message personally.

And it goes against your nature to simply delete such email feedback, or reply with a standard message saying “Thank you for writing, I really appreciate it”!

So what can you do?

The one word answer –

AUTOMATE

By their very nature, computers are ideal for carrying out repetitive, boring tasks automatically and perfectly.

It is a simple job to make the computer that hosts your Website reply to most feedback messages, and even personalize the response to an extent. 

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How To Improve Your Website Navigation

“The foundation of almost all good information architectures is a well-designed hierarchy.” Anger. Confusion. Frustration. These are the emotions of a Web surfer lost in cyberspace. In the murky, uncharted gloom of a poorly created Website. Not one of yours, I hope! While it may be true that Content is King on the Web, your … Read more

11 Powerful Tips To Redesign Your Website

11 Critical Things You Must Know Before Redesigning Your Website The only constant is CHANGE. At least as far as your Website is concerned. Some sites – like waves in an ocean – change many times every hour. A few change – like the tides – once or twice in a day. And many remain … Read more

What Do Your People Want?

I wrote and published my first ebook way back in 1997.

It was for a very small and specialized niche. Since then, that little ebook has sold over SEVEN HUNDRED copies. Even today, it sells a few every month – with no effort at all.

That didn’t happen because I was smart – but because I was lucky.

Very lucky.

Intuitively I had picked a niche that was in high demand by my target audience. It was information they simply had to have, because it offered the solution to a pressing problem that couldn’t be solved in any other way.

Few information marketers today have the luxury of taking such a chance with their product creation, especially now when over-looked niches with little competition are almost non-existent. More than ever before, anyone venturing into a new niche must be able to do one thing accurately and well in order to succeed.

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