8 Social Media Platforms You Can Advertise On for $5/Day

ads marketing social media Feb 28, 2022

You've probably heard, by now, how lucrative Facebook ads can be for your business. But did you know you can also run ads on just about every other popular social media platform?
Here's a quick list of the most popular social media sites that you can also run paid ads on.
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • TikTok
  • Twitter
  • Snapchat
  • LinkedIn
You shouldn't be running ads on every single one of them, unless you have a gigantic budget, but you should definitely know which ones of these your audience uses and you should be testing ads on those.
Here's the thing I'm going to keep pounding into your head so you have more confidence, fam...
Running your business is a constant experiment, and to find the right solutions you have to be willing to test your hypotheses, fail, and test some more.
So just because you tried running Facebook ads once, doesn't mean you shouldn't try again. Next time you do, try running an ad to a different audience...
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8 Sources for Free Stock Images for Your Business

One way of connecting with potential customers is through the images you use on your website and in your marketing.

All too often, I see entrepreneurs confused about why they aren't getting any sales when the images on their website have nothing to do with what they're trying to sell OR the people they're trying to sell to.

Just grabbing photos from Google won't do. Plus it could get you in trouble if you don't have legal permission to use the image.

Check out the sites on this list. They all offer free, high-quality stock images for commercial use.

That means, you can use them for your business for free depending on how you're using them (always read licensing requirements before use).

1. Unsplash.com

2. Pexels.com

3. Pixabay.com

4. Stocksnap.io

5. NegativeSpace.co

6. Gratisography.com

7. PicJumbo.com

8. KaboomPics.com

Use these resources to find images your audience will connect with and see themselves in. If you can't find anything here, get creative and take your own.


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7 Ways to Market Your Product or Service for Free

When most people think of what they need in order to be a successful entrepreneur, they think of one thing first. MONEY! They think they need money for inventory, money for a website, money for marketing, they think they need money for everything or they can never own a business. And they couldn’t be more WRONG!

People tend to think that if the money comes first, they’ll all of a sudden stop procrastinating and start taking action. In reality, many successful entrepreneurs, I’m talking 7 figure earners and up, started their businesses with no money.

They bootstrapped their businesses until they started seeing their profits grow. Just to be clear, as I’ve said before, what you don’t invest in money, you’ll have to invest in time, but using the lack of money as an excuse for why you can’t start some type of business, doesn’t really fly these days.

I could go into a whole spill about that, but I won’t. The point of this article...

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How to Find Your Niche and be a Big Fish in a Small Pond


Today I want to talk about finding your niche for your business. First, I’ll define what a niche is for those who might not be familiar. A niche is a very small, very specific subset of the general population.

In business, your niche is your lifeline. It’s your lane, and it’s vital that you find your lane and stay in it. In other words, be narrow down what you sell and who you sell it to.

Many people who are new to entrepreneurship find the concept of picking a niche rather difficult. Even experienced entrepreneurs struggle with it sometimes. Most people want to sell as many of their products or services to as many people as possible, so it seems counter intuitive to exclude large swaths of people by narrowing your audience and product offering down. 

It’s natural. We all want to make a shit ton of money! But trying to sell everything to every one is not the way to go. The more laser focused you are about what you sell and who you sell it to,...

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3 Ways Your Website Can Make You Money No Matter What Your Business Is


In yesterday’s episode of my podcast, Master Your Mission, I talked about the importance of having a website for your business. It doesn’t matter how small your business is or what industry your business is in, you need a website.

Many of the 36% of small business owners who don’t have a website think that their business is too small for one or that if they don’t sell anything online, they don’t need one. But I would argue that you should be using your website to make money, no matter what your core business is.

So to illustrate what I mean, I’m going to give you 3 ways your website can make you money no matter what business you’re in. 

Allow customers to book and pay for services on your website.

When a customer is looking to buy, you want to capture their attention and capture their money right away. When a potential customer comes across your website, why not give them the opportunity to book and pay for your service...

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It's 2019. Your Business Needs a Website.

Okay, it’s 2019. Damn near 2020. Does your business have a website? If your answer is no, then why the hell not? It’s really unacceptable no matter what business you’re in.

As a customer, I can’t tell you how annoyed I get when I Google a business that I want to patronize and they don’t have a website. Sometimes that means that I don’t ever actually buy from that business, because I couldn’t do the research I needed to do prior to purchasing. 

Just think about how you shop. When you decide you want to buy something, what’s the first thing you do? When you hear about a product or business that you’re interested in for the first time, what’s the next step in your buying process? It’s very likely that you turn to the internet for more information.

Even if there’s no way you can actually sell anything online, and I’d probably argue that you can, you absolutely need to have an online presence. It...

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Should You Start a Podcast for Your Business? Hell Yes!

The short answer is, it yes!

In case you’ve been living under a rock, or you somehow accidentally stumbled across this article, you should first know what a podcast is.

Oberlo, defines a podcast as a recording of audio discussion on a specific topic, like business or travel, that can be listened to. They’re often found on audio streaming platforms like iTunes and Spotify, but they are sometimes hosted on websites.

Podcasts are becoming increasing popular, as the number of people who listen to podcasts grows year over year. In fact, 51% of the US population has listened to a podcast at least once. 

It’s really no wonder that podcasts are becoming more popular. As people continue to spend more and more time online, they look for convenient forms of entertainment that fit within their busy lifestyles. Podcasts fit that bill. Most people listen to podcasts right from their smartphones.

And there’s a podcast for every subject under the sun. According to ...

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Be Social on Social - 5 Do's and 5 Don'ts

If you have a business, you are probably using social media to connect with your audience and market your business. If you have an online business, it’s 100% an absolute must.

Here’s why. 

According to Hootsuite, in 2019:

  • 3.48 billion people use social media.
  • 69% of adults use social media.
  • 90% of brands use social media to increase brand awareness.
  • More than 40% of digital consumers use social networks to research new brands or products.

So if you aren’t reaching people on social media, you really should be or you could be leaving money on the table—whether your business is online or not.

Most people make the mistake of believing that a large following equates to dollar signs. In other words, people think that the more followers they have, the more money they’ll make. So everyone is on this mad dash to get tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of followers. 

A lot of followers don’t always equal a lot of sales but it is...

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10 Easy Ways to Come Up with Ideas for Your Content

By now, you know that I talk about sharing your message and following your dreams a lot. I think I’ve been pretty honest about how difficult it can be to get over the initial fear of putting yourself out there as the example for people to follow, but there’s another difficulty that I haven’t discussed with you yet. 

Whether you decide to share daily—like I do—weekly, or somewhere in between, you’ll inevitably need to be able to come up with interesting topics to discuss in your podcast, blog, YouTube videos, or whatever medium you choose to use.

Of course, the more frequently you share, the more content you’ll have to create, and if you aren’t prepared, you can find yourself scrambling for ideas and creating sub par content. You’ll need to be able to give your audience useful information that they actually want, and this requires some level of preparation—maybe even a bit of research.

Here are 10 ways to come up with...

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9 Ways to Start Spreading Your Message

As you may already know, I’m a huge proponent of people sharing their message, gifts, or talents with others to effect positive change in the world. Sharing what you’ve learned from the experiences you’ve had in life can help hundreds, thousands, and maybe even millions of people. But where do you start? How do you reach people who want to hear what you have to say?

I’ve put together a list of 9 ways you can start spreading your message and sharing your gifts with the world.

  1. Write a blog. A blog is a great way for those of us who are more introverted to share our gifts. You don’t have to be an award winning writer to get your point across, and it’s extremely easy to start without spending a dime. WordPress or Medium.com are both great places to start, and with Medium, you can even get paid for writing. Check out Medium’s Partner Program for more information on how you can make money spreading your message.
  2. YouTube Videos. Creating a YouTube...
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