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First thank you so much for taking the time to visit this blog post. I really appreciate all comments, especially constructive criticism. 

My last couple of blogs have been about the first steps to getting the most out of your social media. Either if your beginning your journey, or looking to start using it in a more efficient way I look forward to conquering this medium together. But I had a thought today after several great conversations with some wonderful people in the industry are most people getting the most out of their current connections and social mediums. I think it’s easy with this whole social media crazyness to forget or take for granted the tried and true methods of connecting online.

Now these tried and true methods can cover a broad basis, and there’s no way I can address them all.

I figured there was no better place than CTP Teams to bring up this topic. We all are connected with our own teams, and all the other’s through the great spirit of competition. Now I’m all for kicking each other’s butts 🙂 , however I think many of us including myself  are missing the chance to really connect in a long term and meaningful way. Many people have, so don’t think I’m speaking to all of you. But even those that have build some great relationships, hey can’t hurt to build more. Have you done so lately? Just here there so many great ways to do it. Leave a post on someone’s ctp page, or one I highly recommend but you see so little doing so would be utilizing chat. The chat’s in the te’s are rarely used. And this could even extend to skype. How many times have you seen a few posts turn into a live broadcast. Or the end lead to a new site appearing. Just a little bit of chat can lay the seeds for something great. Just snicker sometimes when you see so many people want to be Social but you never see them say anything. Before conquering social media, maybe having a conversation would be a better place to start.

This is true with any program you belong to. Also any blogs you follow. Shoot even those you game with can lead to lifelong friendships. Just take a moment and say hi. Review these various sites. Are there owners or other users looking to reach out. They are the one’s commenting and already are showing themselves to be social. Takes only a second to test if they really are. Reply or reach out to them, and give them a good amount of time to respond. If they do, hey you might want to build something with them.

I think blogs are a natural extension of this. You know these people are already like minded as they are commenting on blogs you visit or own. Obviously they have no issue in being communicative and interacting if their posting. People will share there blogs, and if they blog they are definitely one’s worth of connecting with. It’s easy to say and many say they will. There are so many people just in our industry, yet it’s amazing how few really put there name and face out there. Let alone attempt to communicate.

Not to go back to social media, but before you even considering changing or attempting to do a whole new direction with your social media content, why not just look at those you are connected with. I preach this all the time. No one will reach out to you if you don’t reach out to them. The problem with social media is each side is waiting for the other to react to what there doing. Don’t be one of these people. Be proactive, make them react to your direct communication. One communication of hey how are you. Or wow I really like that post will be far more effective than any well worded or pretty post, unless you already have a large captive audience. But even than never forget the small steps, they are what will get you to the larger following.

No matter what site or tool you use online I bet there are chances to connect with some great people. All YOU have do is take ACTION!!

Now that was a battle…

Massive congratulations for The We Are Family Team for knocking off the reigning champs Phoenix in an all out slug fest to crown a new champion!

It came down to the wire and we saw some strategic plays near the end that helped secure the champs for their first ever title.

Awesome job by Renee Vorbach and her squad!

You guys crushed it all season long.

Also, we can’t forget the perfect record from Team Cruisin’ Along….Not only did they go 61-0 in the regular season but swept through the playoffs to capture the Competitive Crown!

Awesome on so many levels…

And to all the players for an exciting Season. Thank you for making this so much fun!

And a special congrats to Kimberly Schimmel for winning the contest we had in our previous blog post. She not only guessed who would win the title but also gets to add the title CHAMPION to her profile in CTP. Thanks so much for the participation 🙂

Now rest up! Relax! Enjoy the off season….

We’ll be gearing up for Season 11 sooner rather than later!

Was going to make this post about finally coming back after having to deal with offline issues. And most certainly very happy to be back. While I’m working on many things. The main one worth mentioning is I’m getting back to blogging on a pretty regular basis. The majority if not all will be done here at ctpteams. It’s a great community with wonderful people. So I think it’s best to start where there is already engagement.

Additionally will be using this in various exchanges as I rework my brand a bit. Engagement being at it’s core. Ask me something, and I will respond. Or just say hi 🙂

 

To stay in line with this I’m making my first post in a long while about shining some light on a certain mystery!! I have followers but for some reason no one is clicking, seeing, and most importantly buying.

it could be a few key things. But today I would like to talk about engagement and responsiveness. In most cases I bet your Social Media habits resemble something like this video illustration of ineffectiveness.

 

 

NOW ON WITH THE SHOW!!

 

Now I know it’s not rocket science guys. But like many things throughout the industry, people say they will or do, but just flat don’t do it. It’s like a email campaign where you don’t give a url or some contact info. Or a brick and mortar where someone is standing at your counter and your employees are too busy responding and interacting with their followers. Or making calls to people and asking have I reached you at a good time, and after they say yes your like well that’s good but I have nothing else to say and I’ll be calling someone else.

It’s not that you don’t have “potential” customers in reach or even reviewing something you do. But if you don’t engage and respond to them they will quickly lose interest and move on to someone offering the same thing, but that does value their time and interest.

I challenge you to most certainly reach out to those that have you, and than randomly find some people that follow you and than just say hi and that you appreciate them. You will be wowed by how doing  this will lead to some great people and opps.

And remember to always #GetYourSocialOn

 

After a rocky start to the first round of the playoffs, we moved onto the second round and the Elite 8 teams inside of the competition.

We’ve got some great match ups going on right now as we see;

Phoenix vs. Cash Surfing Network

AdKreator vs. Soaring Eagles Team

SurfAholics Alpha vs. The Cavalry

Uber Surfers vs. We Are Family

These 8 super teams will be going head to head as they battle it out for Season 10 supremacy.

*Special shout out to Cruisin’ Along who have literally…Cruised along the whole season, might be time for these power players to be bumped up to the Premier league 😉

Nugget: There was a great idea brought up today in the Skype Room, who do you think will win the title?

Which team will reign supreme this year? Have you vote count by commenting below with your pick and at the end of the season, one lucky blog viewer that picked the right team will win some awesome sauce prizes…

What a fantastic season it’s been…Did you know, in the 10 seasons of doing CTP Teams, this is the first time we’ve seen real competition between more than 2-3 top tiered teams.

We are seeing tight races, intense match ups and more even play across the board than ever before…

And it’s about to get crazy!

The Playoffs begin on October 5th!

Same format as previous seasons but with more intense competition because again….We’ve found a great formula that works for you, the player 🙂

Good luck to all teams and we’ll see you in the playoffs!

Wow, what a week at CTP Teams…

As our 10th season nears it’s final month, we saw arguably some of the more intense battles take place this week which…Amazingly…Left the reigning champs with back to back losses.

It started on the 29th when a record amount of points were being earned between….Team Phoenix and We Are Family. We’re talking a whopping 2937 points combined between the two teams.

And this wasn’t even a playoff battle!!!

In the end, We Are Family handed Phoenix their first loss of the season and while both teams we’re collecting their thoughts for the next day….Along comes the Cavalry.

The next day Phenix, drained from their insane battle with We Are Family had to do the dance again with Team Cavalry and it was just too much.

Cavalry squeaked out a win with a final score of 629-608 and handed Phoenix their second loss in as many days.

What a week!

However, I highly doubt that is going to cause much worry on the part of Phoenix. This team is the CTP Champion for a reason and I think this week might have gotten them even more fired up.

The last month of the competition is starting tomorrow and the playoffs are just around the corner.

Will we see some more insane battles like we just did this week? Or will teams save their energy for the playoffs…

No matter what happens, this has been one of the most exciting weeks in recent memory in CTP Teams.

We’ve seen a lot of program owners come and go over the years here at ClickTrackProfit. Some newer owners come in guns blazing, and swear they will be here for the long haul, only to disappear in a few months.

Others seem to support CTP Teams and it’s players for a month or two and then try their hands in some other promos only to come back to old faithful 🙂

However there are a few owners that have been here since literally…Day one. And one of those owners is Ben Frazier and his traffic exchange Advertising Maximizer.

Ben has been a huge supporter of everything CTP related for years.

He’s one of those owners who might fly under the radar because he does things the right way, the long tail way and the smart way.

Advertising Maximizer embodies the kind of owner Ben is. Steady and reliable!

Script – LFMTE
Membership Levels – Free, Advertiser & Maximizer
Downline Builder – Included In Membership With Tons of Extras

It’s a solid program with fantastic traffic delivery and has been a mainstay in the season play here at CTP Teams.

(AKA, this is a program all CTP players should be supporting and surfing daily.)

He supports the players and has never demanded glory, attention or extra special service…He just shows up, every day and let’s his traffic exchange do the talking.

I really respect that in a program and it’s owner. Especially in the day and age of programs disappearing left, right and center…Ben and Advertising Maximizer are built on solid foundations of hard work, patience and results.

Advertising Maximizer is your Daily Challenge traffic exchange each and every Wednesday along with hosting various other promos throughout the week.

This is a must upgrade program and one of the pillars of the CTP Teams competition experience.

Even if he lives in a city with a horrible hockey team, don’t let that fool ya! (If you understand hockey rivalries, and know I’m a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, you will get that joke….All in good fun!)

Stephane Tourigny is an awesome owner and a huge part of the success of this season and seasons past. Stephane is the owner of Wiz Results, a marketing company that included programs such as Viking Hits, Surfing Old School and a resident promo partner with CTP Teams – Traffic Exchange Wiz

TE Wiz will be a huge part of this season as you will see Vault N’ Key promos along with Sub Games as well, all season long. This is an established program with massive upside and owned by a guy that has been in the industry for years. So that’s a huge plus right there, without getting into too much let’s just say in 2017…It’s good to use programs where the owner won’t disappear in a month from now.

Here are some quick facts about TE Wiz;

Script – LFMTE
Memberships – Standard & Wiz Plus
Added Bonuses – Rebrandable Reports

Those added bonuses are such a huge add on for members. Called the ‘Wiz Reports’ these are rebrandable bonuses that give you some great training on how to not only get better results within TE Wiz, but across the entire industry.

It’s awesome to see unique bonuses like this where an owner is going above and beyond to give value to their members. These are fantastic resources.

From start to finish, TE Wiz is much more than just another traffic exchange.

There are daily raffles, CTP surfing badges, surf collections and tons of other bonuses to make your surfing experience and rewarding and enjoyable one.

Combined once again with stellar ownership, you are in for a treat surfing TE Wiz!

I’ve been a member of Traffic At The Races basically since the beginning. Heck, look at my referral ID numberIt’s 6!

The site was launched over a decade ago by Steve Ayling when he was on his mission to create fun and unique surfing experiences for traffic exchange users across the board. It’s gone through a few new owners over the years but it’s found a great home in the hands of Scott Rohn!

Scott is one of the hardest working guys I’ve ever met in this industry. He’s done everything right from the start. Hanging out in the live seminars, doing live videos, blogging and just recently took ownership of one of the more unique traffic exchanges on the market.

Traffic At The Races is a lot of fun!

The unique spin on this program is the ‘horse race’ you get to play every so often while you surf. You can win a whole bunch of credits by ‘picking’ which horse wins the little race you see begin in front of your eyes. I have been known to yell in joy when the horse I picked won the race. It adds excitement and it’s a fantastic addition to your surf experience.

(Traffic At The Races Start Pages are a steal…One of the best values in the traffic exchange industry…And very effective too!)

Here’s some basic Traffic At The Races facts;

Script – Originally on an LJ Script but has been moved to the familiar LFMTE
Memberships – Bronze, Gold & Platinum
Downline Builder – Included In Membership

I love the color scheme of this TE, the features and ‘Horse Race’. It makes for a complete traffic exchange experience but once again it all comes down to this…

Who owns it!

And that’s where Races shines. Scott is a great guy and one of the better new traffic exchange owners out there. Not only will he be your Saturday Daily Challenge throughout the season, he’s also got loads of Sub Games and Vaults.

So my advice…Take the upgrade offer that you see when you log in! This is a traffic exchange that has been online since 2006..11 years….You can’t say that very often these days!

Thought we’d do something different for this upcoming season…I wanted to do random blog posts on some promo partners to show case not only the awesome work they are doing, but also bring more awareness to the huge support our promo partners are giving this season and it’s players.

First up is the today’s Daily Challenge site and a program that has a heavy presence in this seasons competition – Manual Hits

Owned by partners Henrik Jensen and Marlin Solli, this traffic exchange has been online for about a year now. Still it’s relatively new to those who may be enjoying their first season, so I thought I’d go over some of the finer points of this pretty slick traffic exchange.

Manual Hits Facts:

Script – LFMTE
Membership Levels – Free, Bronze, Silver & Gold
Downline Builder – Included In Membership

The first thing I noticed by logging in recently is their insane upgrade offer right now. Top level gold for 3 months and only $9.58…I mean, this is a no brainer especially with the upcoming CTP Teams season and all the promos they will be hosting.

Marlin and Henrik are pretty much following the best path to ownership you could ask for. They are hanging out in live seminars, networking with others, taking part in discussions and group conversions…but most importantly, they are taking action.

This is huge for me when choosing a traffic exchange to upgrade in, what are the owners doing and are they putting things into action that they are learning. While this is not the oldest traffic exchange online, only about a year or so in age, the maturity of the ownership is light years ahead of most owners in the industry.

This is YOUR Monday Daily Challenge program! Be sure to support Marlin and Henrik and everything going on in Manual Hits!