How To Create Labels in Gmail

If you are like me, you belong to many traffic exchanges (TEs) and safelists. Most TE owners like to send an email every day to encourage members to surf and to communicate the latest program news. As for safelists, you know how many thousands of emails we can get each day! 😀

Solution #1

To avoid getting swamped by emails in your main inbox, you can create a new Gmail address that you will use only for TEs, and another one (or more) that you will be using for safelists. This way, your main email account will stay cleaner.

Solution #2

However, if you are already receiving many emails in your main Gmail account and you don’t want to go through the hassle of changing your email in many programs, here is what you can do to clean up your inbox.

You can easily create labels in Gmail so that emails coming from TEs and safelists go in their own label and stop cluttering your inbox. (You’re using another email provider? Why?)

To do that, open one email that you would prefer not seeing in your inbox (for example, let’s say a credit email for BuildMyDownlines). Scroll down and copy the credit link (the link you would click on to get credits for reading the email). Copy the link, but stop just before the code. This will often be just after the ? before the code, but in this case, stop just after m/, like this:

BuildMyDownlines credit link in an email

Then, beside the Reply button, there is a down arrow that says More when you hover your mouse over it. Click on that arrow to open the drop-down menu and select Filter messages like this. There you can specify the criteria you’d like to use for determining what to do with a message as it arrives. By default, the sender email will already be filled in. You can remove that email, and then paste the partial link in the field where it says Has the words. You can leave the other fields empty, and click on the Create filter with this search » link.

Gmail - Create filter with this search

(Note: If the credit link is not visible in the email because it is hidden in the link sentence, or if the email that you want to apply a label to is not a credit email, you can use the sender email as your filter criteria.)

Next (see screenshot below), check the Skip the Inbox (Archive it) box and the Apply the label: box, and select the label you would like to apply. In our example, the label would be BuildMyDownlines. If it doesn’t yet exist, you can create it by clicking on New Label in the drop-down menu. If you have already created it, just select it in the drop-down menu.

You can even choose to Nest label under: another label. So you could create a master label called Safelists and nest all the safelists under that label. To nest a label under another one, select this option when you create a new label.

When you have checked your 2 boxes (Skip the Inbox (Archive it) and Apply the label:), you can also check the box called Also apply filter to XXX matching conversations. This will archive all the conversations corresponding to your new label. Then click on the Create Filter button, and all the conversations that contain the link that you copied will be moved to your new label and out of your inbox. And the future emails that match your new filter will also be moved to that label automatically. This will clear your inbox to leave only important messages in there. When you want to see emails coming from a specific program, you can simply click on the appropriate label in the left menu.

Gmail - Apply the label

Some safelists, like ListImpact, among others, and also BuildMyDownlines, which was our example above, have an option that you can select in your Account Settings to read your credit emails on-site instead of having them sent to your email address. I wish more safelists had this option. How easy safelist marketing would become!

I invite you to post your comments below about the Gmail label feature.

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I am giving a badge in the CTPis3 Badge Hunt!

If you have been a member of ClickTrackProfit for some time, you have probably witnessed a couple of the past badge hunts. If you have not experienced such an event yet, fear not: they are having one right now! This is quite exciting!

Yes, ClickTrackProfit is 3 and they are having a badge hunt to celebrate.

The way it works is that you go to the Badge Hunt page, click on each badge and follow the instructions of the badge owners to get their badge.

For some badges, you will have to surf a certain amount of pages in a traffic exchange. For other badges, you will have to join a program. For others, you will have to join their mailing list.

That is what I’m doing for this badge hunt. I have purchased my badge and I will be offering it to the people who join my list during the badge hunt.

The badge hunt will be running until the end of February. The person at the end of the hunt who has the most badges will win $500. That’s pretty cool! Plus, they will be giving away $1000 in 50-cent badges randomly each time a game piece is found. This means that every time you collect a CTP-Is-3 badge during the hunt, you could get a 50-cent badge in addition!

If you are not yet a member of ClickTrackProfit, you can join here:
ClickTrackProfit

To receive my CTPis3 badge, all you have to do is join my mailing list. You will receive the badge in the second email you will get after confirming your subscription. The first thing I will show you is the system that I have been using for 4 years now to build my list, grow my downlines and my traffic and increase my commissions. As you keep using this system, it grows bigger and bigger. You will also receive some valuable stuff over time, so you might want to stick around!

You can join my list by clicking here. (If you are already on my list, you will receive my badge on Monday February 10th!)

I want to thank you for joining my list. It is an honor and I hope I will live up to your expectations of quality information. 🙂

Please don’t hesitate to ask me if you have any questions, and feel free to post your comments below!

Happy badge hunting!

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Bringing My Blog Back To Life

Wow! Three years already! My last blog post was on October 14, 2010. An eternity!

So many things happened since then. When I started this blog, I was trying PPC (pay-per-click) on Google Adwords. Not anymore. I was using VitalViralPro to track my results, while I’m now using Trck.me instead. I tried many different things, programs, courses, etc., with poor results. But I am a lot more focused now in my promotions. I’m concentrating my efforts on traffic exchanges and safelists, and while I’m promoting a wide range of products, they are mainly integrated into a very effective system that produces great results. So all I have to do is promote one link, and I’m building downlines in several programs all at once, while building my list at the same time. And the best thing is that my downline can also use the same system to help them build their downlines as well!

I wanted to start blogging again but was always putting it back. Well, I have now refreshed the content around my blog posts and I hope that I will be disciplined enough to publish regularly from now on. Feel free to post your comments below! And I’m using the CommentLuv plugin, so your last post title will accompany your comments! (provided you have a blog, of course!)

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Traffic Exchanges with the Best Results

If you are surfing traffic exchanges without tracking your results, you’re probably wasting credits and time.

Personally, I’m using VitalViralPro to track my results. VVP, for short, allows you to easily track your click-throughs or your signups, or both, even for third-party pages that you don’t own. You can see the results for 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month or 3 months.

The results I am showing you below are for the traffic exchanges that provided the biggest amount of signups for the number of hits sent to this squeeze page for the last three months (SU/hits %). VVP gives me a column with the hits, a column with the signups, and a third column with the SU/hits ratio for each traffic exchange.

Traffic exchanges that gave me the best signup ratio in the last three months:

Source                                   Hits     SU       SU/hits

1. DeepSpaceTraffic____________ 339      5          1.47

2. 3x6surf________________________ 94        1          1.06

3. ThumbVu______________________ 595      6          1.01

4. Sweeva_______________________ 4547    29        0.638

5. TrafficDelivers________________ 186      1          0.538

6. Lords-of-Traffic______________ 426      2          0.469

7. FreeTrafficLotto______________ 232      1          0.431

8. GradeATraffic________________ 471      2          0.425

9. ClickVoyager_________________ 2124    9          0.423

10. TrafficBunnies_______________ 247      1          0.405

11. ListSurfing____________________ 285      1          0.351

12. EasyHits4U__________________ 612      2          0.327

13. HitsBoosterPro______________ 2083    6          0.288

14. RoyalSurf_____________________ 1053    3          0.285

15. TrafficPunk___________________ 375      1          0.267

16. Hit2Hit________________________ 3125    8          0.256

17. SwatTraffic___________________ 780      2          0.256

18. TrafficHeroes________________ 795      2          0.252

19. Soaring4Traffic______________ 852      2          0.235

20. WebBizInsider_______________ 852      2          0.235

21. HitSafari_____________________ 894      2          0.224

22. FarmTraffic__________________ 963      2          0.208

23. TrafficTaxis__________________ 3478    7          0.201

24. TezakTrafficPower___________ 1708    3          0.176

25. iLoveHits_____________________ 3742    6          0.16

26. Traffic-Splash_________________ 3766    6          0.159

27. High-Hits_____________________ 2728    4          0.147

28. WebCentreSurf_______________ 702      1          0.142

29. StartXChange_________________ 4351    6          0.138

30. Blue-Surf______________________ 3708    5          0.135

31. ShineLight-Traffic____________ 773      1          0.129

32. DragonSurf___________________ 834      1          0.12

33. TrafficWitch__________________ 926      1          0.108

34. SplashPageSurfer____________ 966      1          0.104

35. TrafficGoldRush______________ 1010    1          0.099

36. FastEasyTraffic_______________ 1100    1          0.0909

37. PromoLotto__________________ 1241    1          .0.0806

38. TrafficWonderland__________ 1411    1          0.0709

39. FreeTrafficWorld____________ 9567    6          0.0627

40. TrafficShowDown____________ 3391    2          0.059

Obviously, some TEs received less hits than others, but the interesting part is the signups ratio. This gives me a good indication of where I should be surfing: at TEs that produce the most signups per hits!

So, each day before I begin surfing, I log into VVP to check which TEs are high on the list. I then compare these with TECommandPost, which lets me know how many Unassigned and Assigned credits I have at each TE. If I see that one of the TEs listed on VVP has a lot of Unassigned and/or Assigned credits, I go to the next one on the list, and so on, until I have selected all the TEs I want to surf during my session.

It’s good to know where your hits and signups are coming from!

Don’t hesitate to comment on these results in the comments section below!

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TrafficZipper Rebate

TrafficZipper is a great new tool that allows members to send all their safelist emails from a single location. This saves time and increases their traffic. But that’s not all. Here is a sample of what TrafficZipper offers:

  • Single login to many safelists and traffic exchanges (no need to manually login to each site separately)
  • Send one email to all the listed safelists at once (no need to configure your email to fit each safelist criteria (such as the **FirstName** tag), it’s all done for you automatically)
  • Assign credits to your sites in traffic exchanges from a single location; you can also edit your sites, banners and text ads from the TrafficZipper members area as well
  • You also get a Site Rotator and a Banner Rotator
  • You don’t have to login to each site to update their downline builders; you simply add your IDs on a single page in the TrafficZipper member’s area and they will propagate to each of the traffic exchanges downline builders – this is a huge time saver!
  • And much more!

Plus you’ll be earning a nice 50% commission on every referral you make for every month they stay a member (recurring income).

I’ve been dreaming of a tool like TrafficZipper for quite some time, and it’s everything I imagined it would be! The time saving is unbelievable.

Since this is a new tool, the price is quite low for such a comprehensive tool, and if you get in now, you will lock in your low price for as long as you remain a member. But it gets even better: For a limited time, I will give you back $10 per month for six whole months when you sign up under me for the Elite membership (or $5/month for six months if you choose the Pro membership)! So you can really get TrafficZipper for less! Act now before I change my mind!
(Sorry, this offer has now expired!)

Here is what you need to do to get this great deal:

1. Clear your cookies and sign up for TrafficZipper through this link:

Click Here to Join TrafficZipper Now!

(Sorry, this offer has now expired!)

Make sure it says that you were referred by Lucie Bellemare on the registration page.

2. Send me a message through my help desk with your full name, your Paypal email address, your TrafficZipper username and the membership type you selected (Pro or Elite). Click here to access my help desk.

3. When I get paid my commission, I will send you a payment through Paypal according to the membership type you choose ($5 for Pro or $10 for Elite).

4. You need to remain a member to receive your cash back for the full six months (you will only get cash back for the months where you are a member and where I receive a commission for your membership).

For example, if you are a member for one month, I will give you back $10 for that month, if you are a member for two months, I will give you back $10/month for these two months, etc.

5. Optional Step: I recommend you sign up to my blog mailing list (in the upper right hand corner of this page) to keep updated about this offer.

That’s it! Just give TrafficZipper a chance, and you will see how much time you will save! And don’t forget, this is a limited time offer, I don’t know how much longer it will be available, so act now before I come to my senses!

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