How do I monetize my blog? You don’t.

Greetings.

Today’s topic is courtesy of  of Driving Traffic. Have you ever wondered how to monetize your blog? Well, don’t! A blog serves many purposes, but making loadsamoney from it really should not be one of them.

Kevin’s article explains more, and provides some ideas on what you should be doing…

How do I monetize my blog? You don’t.

By  on February 18, 2013

So you have decided to make some extra money online. You followed the steps and got your domain, hosting, CMS, theme, social media, and the list goes on and on. You finally start blogging; only to find out, the money isn’t cascading in. What’s going on here? You’ve been told that millionaires are made everyday online. You were told, “If you build it, they will come”. You have followed all the steps you knew of, and the money just isn’t coming. Don’t fret; every part-time (and full-time) entrepreneur has been there.

Spending your part time blogging isn’t the novel idea it once was. After investing your free time reading, learning, building, and writing, it can be frustrating to not see the results and is easy to get discouraged. The good news is, by attempting to take control of your financial future, you are taking strides to do something most people will never do. If you have made it this far and haven’t seen a dollar yet, I urge you to stick with it. While making boatloads of cash online isn’t as easy as some would lead you to believe, when you do find some success, it makes all of the time and effort all well worth it.

Honest Inventory

Take a critical look at where you are. It is no easy task to be objective when looking at a passion project, but this is an essential part of finding success in your endeavors. Take an outsider’s look at your subject matter, how you write about it, and make an honest assessment. If an outsider looked at your blog what would they say is the biggest issue?

Are you in the right niche, or in a niche at all? This might be the most important thing to consider. If you are in a highly competitive niche, you aren’t doing yourself any favors for someone who is starting out. By picking the correct niche you can save yourself a lot of trouble by having fewer competitors.

Is your site getting traffic? If you are hoping to generate your income from advertising and you do not have a staggering amount of traffic to your site, you need to reconsider your plan of action. There are not many (single) blogs out there that can generate a living wage from advertising revenue alone. So, stop barking up that tree if you are in this position.

This assessment can go on forever, from site design to mobile or social media strategy. I don’t want to you to get hung up here. Unless you are questioning your niche and don’t have traffic, you are ok. If those two things are an issue, you should probably go back to the drawing board and decide on a new domain or direction. Otherwise, if traffic is your only issue, join the club. What you can do in the short term is attempt to stand out from the crowd by producing what you consider being incredibly good content. Be a little more daring, opinionated, or possibly controversial (What do you want to say, but aren’t).

The last short term traffic bump can come from watching the trends. What are other people in your niche talking about? Use tools like blog aggregators (Technorati & alltop), and google alerts. Google alerts are essential for content creators; it is the easiest way to keep your ear to the ground for your topics, without burning your whole day trolling the web. When news is made in your niche, you need to give your two cents, or at least curate someone who is.

Another big pitfall to look out for is focus. My biggest problem starting out was the distribution of my effort. I tended to spend all my free time working 10 different projects. I would spread myself so thin, that none of my projects were up to a standard that I was happy with. Consolidate your efforts. If it comes down to it, pick the project that you have the most fun working on and run with it. Let the others suffer in the mean time. Chances are that if you enjoy it, it will show in the finished product.

Keep in mind the 80/20 rule. I learned this trick from Ryan Deiss, and have seen a consistent trend of successful people who use it. For those of you who are not familiar, it is the concept where you should be spending 80% of your time on what is actually making the bulk of your money. The remaining 20% goes to the other projects. Often 20% of your efforts will generate 80% of your revenue; by identifying that 20% you can save yourself a lot of headaches. There is a lot more to the theory, and I am not really doing it justice here, so look it up if you have never heard it.

Making Money

So, here’s the deal, simply having a blog isn’t going to be your main source of income. You have start thinking about revenue generation. There are a number of ways to achieve that. You can build an authority site, you can focus on lead generation and build a list, but today we are going to talk about products. The most effective way to monetize your blog is to start promoting products; an even more effective way is to promote your own products. This is arguably the most efficient way of generating passive income if done correctly. For many this can be a daunting task. But, it really isn’t as hard as it sounds.

The first step is deciding whether you will be dealing with physical or digital products. There is a separate path for physical products, so today I am just going to focus on digital products. For the part-time entrepreneur I think selling/creating/marketing digital products will be “lower hanging fruit” than physical products. If there is interest, I can write an article on physical goods and drop shipping.

Next is becoming familiar with the products in your space. Get an account with an affiliate platform (clickbank, commission junction, JVZOO, WarriorPlus). Take a look at the marketplace and sort the products for your niche by popularity or gravity. Go through the products to see what is out there, and what seems to be doing well. Make notes of products you like, are interested in, and what their rating/popularity/gravity is (you will use this later).

After having a grasp of what is out there, you can identify “holes” & needs for your niche. Start making plans for potential products. Try and dream something up that is feasible with a unique selling point, something that will set it apart from other products in your space. What would provide real benefit or value to someone with your interests? What would you buy? What do you know that others don’t? What problem do people in your niche experience often? Carl White just wrote an excellent article on how he fulfills the needs of different niches by utilizing facebook and linkedin groups (How to beat the big dogs at affiliate marketing contests).

What I would suggest if you are just starting out is a special report of some kind. You are obviously already familiar with writing, and most likely already have a good grasp on your subject matter.

Find a popular report like this in the market place that is selling well, and buy it. While reading through, make notes of structure, length, format, and the kinds of information covered. You can use this report as a guide when outlining your own product. Something to keep in mind is that on these affiliate-based platforms, the market is typically flooded with “me-too” products. You will need to distance yourself from the collection of similar products on the subject you are writing about. So, if there are already 5 reports out there on the subject you were thinking about and you don’t have anything that drastically sets yours apart from them, you should move on to the next idea.

After you have decided on a product and outlined it, it is time to roll up your sleeves and get to work writing (or building). In the mean time while you develop your product, you can implement other ways of generating revenue like affiliate sales and/or lead generation (list building).

Affiliate Offers

Get the notes you made earlier on products you like in your niche, and their popularity. There are a few things to think about here. If the gravity is really high on the product this is an indication that this product will provide some stiff competition when you attempt to promote it. Do some research on what/who you are competing with. If all of your choices have a lot of competition, you might need to go a little lower on the gravity results and pick something a little less popular.

Once you have decided on a few products you would like to promote. You can start building a plan of action. The easiest way to promote an affiliate offer is adding a banner image to your site linked to your affiliate link. These are often placed in your sidebar in a “text/html widget”. I would also suggest writing a review article on some of the features or sections of the product that you really liked. While you might want to frame this as a product review, keep in mind that you are ultimately writing sales copy. Copy writing is an art form, and can take a lifetime to master. A good short guide to the structure of a sales letter can be found here written by Perry Belcher.

Be sure to read my article on my clickbank youtube hack. If you do decide to create a video sniper, be sure to post the video on your site to take full advantage of the traffic you are already getting.

Promoting your product

Once your product is complete, you need to make a marketing plan. The nuances of marketing your product go far beyond what I can cover in this short article but, I will do my best to concisely cover the basics.

You will want to “prime the pump”. This entails dropping hints, and building as much buzz for the product as you can. You can do this with preview posts, social media blasts, and guest posting about the product.

Do your best to write a sales letter or hire someone to write your sales letter, following the outline I linked to above. Hopefully, you have promoted a few affiliate products by now and you have developed a “feel” for what works for your readers and what doesn’t. I would suggest making a dedicated page for your sales letter on your blog and not only making a blog post about it. Make sure your home page is featuring the product in some way (above the fold of the page), whether that is a featured post, banner, or block of content in the side bar. Call in whatever favors you can for promotion via email drops, banners, etc.

Promoting a product can (and will) be an ongoing endeavor, of optimizing, tweaking, rewriting, testing, and tracking. The brevity of this post has been a challenge as each paragraph of this article could be expanded into its own book. Hopefully I was able to illustrate the big picture of monetizing your blog.

Becoming a full time entrepreneur can be a colossal challenge, but with adequate planning and a clear vision you can set yourself up for success. Don’t make a half effort and then give up when you aren’t driving a Bentley a week later. These things can take time and dedication and more than just a blog. As I said earlier in this article, there are countless methods to get you to your goal, and today I covered one. One thing is for certain, stopping after you get your blog built is a mistake.

About Kevin Clanton

Kevin Clanton is part of the new generation of Internet marketers, originally starting his career as a programmer obsessed with all things information / technology. Online Marketing has quickly become his primary focus; where he is able to leverage his background in development to implement his dreams & ideas in order to quickly produce data on their effectiveness. Google Kevin has an intense drive to be as well rounded as possible in his business pursuits. He isn’t satisfied until he has a firm understanding of all aspects of a given business strategy.

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Thanks, Kevin.  Hope this helped you – much food for thought, eh?

If you want to get in to affiliate marketing but have no idea where to start,  click here to check out an innovative license rights program.. 

Talk soon.

Chineme

 

7 Ways To Make Money Using Nothing More Than Your List

Greetings.

An opt-in list can be quite crucial to any site or internet based company. Even for a small venture such as a niche profit site an opt-in list can make a world of difference and also add some extra income for your pocket. 

Rarely would you see an e-commerce site, big or small,
that is without an opt-in list.

An opt-in list allows for a company to market their wares
and site via an e-mail. With an opt-in list, a site and a
subscriber consents to sending and receiving a newsletter
from your company. Through this, you can keep your
subscribers abreast of what is currently available in your
site as well as whatever is coming out.

And because there is mutual consent between the two
parties, any mail sent to the list is not considered as
spam mail. There is a great number of successfully read
promotional materials such as catalogs, newsletters and
such that are sent because the subscribers themselves have
signed up for them, meaning, they do want to be sent those
items.

Building a list is crucial, only a small percentage
actually subscribes for an opt-in list. Many people find
promotional mails annoying but of you provide a good
newsletter or promotional material, you will see your
list build up and grow. You can also achieve this by
having good content on your site. If people like what they
see and read on your site, then they surely would want
more. Newsletters would be a way to attract them back to
your site. A little teaser or appetizer if you will.

But other than marketing your wares and your services, an
opt-in list can also be used to earn extra profit. Not all
lists can be used though. It would be good to first build
a successful list with a huge number of subscribers. The
more subscribers you have, the more money you can get.
Here are seven ways to make money using nothing more than
your list.

1) Place advertisements. There are many corporations who
will be willing to pay to put their banners and ads on a
list with many subscribers. Selling or renting out lists
is not a good idea so rather than doing that, many
companies would just rather place ads with lists that have
a huge subscriber base. Your newsletter could be placed
with many ads and each one spells money.

2) Have affiliations with other companies that have at
least a semblance or relation to what your site is about.
Here other companies will provide links and brief
descriptions of what they offer, products and services.
With every click made on the link that directs or leads a
subscriber from your list to their site, the company will
pay you. This P4P or pay for performance.

3) Make deals with other companies by asking for a small
percentage of sales done through your list. With every
sale done by customers that have come from your list and
have gone there because of your newsletter, the other
company will pay you a small percentage of your sales. The
more people who buys from them, the more earnings you get.

4) You may also get products from other sites on a
consignment basis and sell them to your list via your
newsletter. Place descriptions, articles and photos of the
product in your newsletter. There will be those who will
buy from you and when that happens, you can order the
product from the other site and sell it to your buyer.

5) Sell e-books or a compilation of your articles on your
list. Manuals and how-to articles are in great demand.
Many people will be willing to shell out money to gain
knowledge about a certain topic and subject. With your
existing list trusting your expertise in that area, an
e-book could be offered and sold or used as an incentive.

6) Create a network out of your list. Get people to invite
more people to view your site and subscribe to your list.
The larger your list is, the more people will be able to
click on your links and affiliate links as well as make
your advertisement rates higher.

7) Subscribers are willing to pay for information if they
know that it can be trusted and relied upon. Use your list
to get more and more people to subscribe to you as well as
browse your site. Lastly, you can use your list to earn
money by making them your partners. Your list will be the
bloodline of your growth and increase.

Elementary stuff, but often neglected. To keep up with
more tips and tricks, please sign up to receive my
newsletters here!

Talk soon.

Chineme
http://presentingyourfuture.com

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How to grow your business from 0 to 2.5 mill in revenue

How to grow your business from 0 to 2.5 mill in revenue… 

As of 2 days ago, MOBE (My Online Business Empire) just crossed 2.5 mil in revenue.

The following is Matt Lloyd’s (the founders) explanation on how he did it, which I thought you might be able to get a few gold nuggets from…

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First of all, getting to 2.5 million has not been easy.

When I started out a few years back, I was told that the hardest million is always that first.

When you’re doing this for the first time… you don’t know what you don’t know.

Well, they weren’t lying.

And it’s important that you understand that on YOUR quest to build a big online business, you’re going to make a ton of mistakes.

And, how fast you get to the first million, will be directly proportional to your willingness to make mistakes, make a fool of yourself, and go into situations where you may not be that comfortable – but you do it anyway.

Eg. the first event I ever hosted (which I did in early 2012) was like jumping into the deep end of the swimming pool, not knowing how to swim.

It was completely outside of my comfort zone.

But I learned how to put on events through ‘doing’ – not theory.  It’s the doing part where you learn your real lessons.

Most importantly, the idea of the ‘self made entrepreneur’ is B.S. 

When I started out, I thought I’d be able to do it all on my own… but I soon realised I couldn’t.

No one builds a big company on their own.

It’s always a team effort. 

For me, my most important team members are the people in my MOBE License Rights Program. 

There’s about 750 of them so far, and, we are growing fast.

Since I introduced the License Rights program in mid 2011, I tried to take the focus of MOBE from me, to my parnters.

This is not about me:  it’s about creating and maintaining the best system I possibly can for my partners.

A system that pays them more for their traffic than any other. 

A system that I never stop improving (the internet landscape changes FAST.  If you don’t innovate, you die.  Just how many of the gurus from 5 years back do you see still today?  Exactly.)

So far, the MOBE License Rights program has been in a class of it’s own…

You can see some of our success stories by clicking here 

Our system is far from perfect, but, I’ll never stop working at it till we get it as close to perfect as can be.

If you ever try to start your own system (a daunting task) then here is my advice:

Make it all about them.  Not you. 

I try to celebrate my partners success, and, when they get results, I let everyone know.

Why do I do this?

Well, what do you think is more powerful…

Me telling you how good the MOBE License Program is?

Or, your ordinary ‘non-guru’ internet marketer, sitting in front of a video camera, giving a very real and genuine account of their feedback so far?

Of course, it’s the latter.

In the near future, you’ll see me take more a backseat to the business, and, it will become even more about celebrating my top partners.

Soon, I’ll be awarding one of our top Platinum Partners with a brand new Chrysler 300 – completely paid for, driving to their house, and the keys handed to them.

You can bet I’ll also fly out a film crew and get a whole video case study around it.

As far as I’m concerned, this is just the beginning for our MOBE License Partners… this year we’re going to take things to the next level.

Click here to see the video where I explain how we are getting to 20 million by the end of the year… 

And, if you are in- if you’re ready to join us – you can scroll to the bottom of that page above, and get started… 

Talk soon,

Matt

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Does Matt sound like a man you can trust?  I know you can – I have! So, watch the video above, then scroll down the page and join us – simples!

Talk soon.

Chineme

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The 3 Most Common Affiliate Marketing Mistakes

Greetings.

Affiliate marketing is one of the most effective and powerful ways of earning money online. It provides anyone at all with the opportunity to make a profit through the Internet. Since these affiliate marketing programs are easy to join, implement and pay regular commissions, more and more people are now getting in on the act.

However, like all businesses, there are lots of pitfalls in the affiliate marketing business for the unsuspecting newbie. Committing some of the most common mistakes could cost dearly. That’s why it’s better to avoid them from the beginning, rather than regret them in the end.

Mistake number 1: Choosing the wrong affiliate program.

Many people want to earn from affiliate marketing as fast as possible. In their rush to be part of a program, they tend to choose a bandwagon product. This is the kind of product that the marketer thinks is “hot”. They choose the product that is in demand without actually considering
whether the product actually appeals to them. This is clearly not a very wise move.

Instead of jumping on the bandwagon, try to choose a product in which you are truly interested. For any endeavour to succeed, you should take some time to plan and figure out your actions, and find out what you are, and are not, interested in.

Pick a product that appeals to you. Then do some research about that product to see if it is in demand. Promoting a product you are more passionate about is easier than promoting one for the sake of the earnings only.

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Mistake number 2: Joining too many affiliate programs.

Since affiliate programs are very easy to join, you might be tempted to join loads of programs to try and maximize the earnings you will be making.

Many programs may well be a great way to have multiple sources of income, but joining multiple programs (and attempting to promote them all at the same time) will prevent you from concentrating on any one of them.

The result? The maximum potential of your affiliate programs will not be realized and the income generated will be disappointing. The best way to get excellent result is by joining just one program that pays at least a
40% commission. Then give it your best effort by promoting that product enthusiastically. As soon as you see that it is making a reasonable profit, you can then join, set up and promote another program.

The technique is to do it slowly but surely. There is really no need to rush into things, especially with affiliate marketing. With the way things are going, the future is looking really bright and it seems that affiliate marketing is here to stay.

Mistake number 3: Not buying the product or using the service yourself.

As an affiliate, your main purpose is to effectively and convincingly promote a product or service and to find customers for it. For you to achieve this purpose, you must be able to relay your satisfaction to the potential customers of that certain product and service. It would therefore be difficult for you to do this when you yourself have not tried them out. Thus, you will fail to promote and recommend them convincingly and you will also fail to create the desire in your customers to own the product.

Try the product or service personally first before you sign up as an affiliate in order to see if it is really delivering what it promises. If you do this you are then a credible user, aware of its advantages and any potential disadvantages. Your marketing will then convey sincerity
and trust in you which will encourage your audience to try it out for themselves.

Many affiliate marketers make these 3 mistakes and are paying dearly for their actions. Do not be one of them!

Time is the key. Take the time to analyse your marketing strategy and check to make sure you’re on the right track. If done properly, you will be able to maximize your affiliate marketing programs and earn higher profits.

Talk soon.

Chineme
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IMPORTANT – You’ve got to watch this before Wednesday…

Greetings.

This really IS important!!

We’re less then a day away from one
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Truthfully, I’m pretty anxious to get
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There are a few things that have me
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Pay close attention to what they call
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I can not WAIT to get my hands on
that for my business. I know it’s going
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Plus, I’m really excited about getting
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But one of the things that definitely
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Take the time today to get all caught
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There are some important fast action
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Mark your calendar my friend! :)

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Make sure you get on the “early bird”
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Talk soon.

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Should You Promote Residual Affiliate Programs?

Should You Promote Residual Affiliate Programs?

Greetings.

Are you a webmaster in need of additional income?  
Or are you planning to set up an online business 
but you still don't have any product to sell?

If so, affiliate marketing may be the best solution 
for your problems.  With affiliate marketing, you 
won't need to worry about the products you have 
to sell.  All you need to have is a website with 
sufficient contents related to the products 
of a certain online company offering affiliate 
programs.  By becoming a member of the program, 
or by becoming an affiliate, you can start earning 
a certain amount of money right away!

At the end of this piece you'll see how you can 
totally automate the process for phenomenal results.

Affiliate marketing is a business relationship 
established between a merchant and an affiliate.  
In affiliate marketing, an affiliate agrees to 
direct some traffic to a merchant's website.  

If that traffic is converted into some kind of 
action, like a visitor purchasing a product on 
the merchant's website or a visitor becoming a 
lead for the company, the affiliate who directed 
the traffic will be compensated.

Compensation may take the form of either a percentage 
sales commission for the sales generated or a 
fixed fee predetermined upon the application of 
the affiliate on the merchant's affiliate program.

Promising a lot of benefits both for the merchants 
and the affiliates, affiliate marketing has become 
one of the most popular online marketing methods 
today.  In fact, almost every merchant or retailer 
site today offers an affiliate program that any one 
can join into.  Most retailers would entice people 
to become affiliates or members of their program by 
promising great benefits like large commissions, 
lifetime commissions, click through incomes and alot 
of other benefits.  But would all these affiliate 
programs bring off the same benefits? 

Most affiliate programs would pay you, as an 
affiliate, a one-time commission for every sale 
or lead you brought to the merchant's website.  
Commissions for this kind of affiliate programs 
are usually large, ranging from 15% to a high of 
about 60%.  Other affiliate programs would pay 
you a fixed fee for every click through or traffic 
you send to the merchant's site.  Programs like 
this often pay a smaller fee for every click 
through, usually not getting any larger than 
half a dollar.  The good thing about this kind 
of program, however, is that the visitor won't 
have to purchase anything in order for the 
affiliate to get compensated.

Another type of affiliate program is the residual 
income affiliate program.  Residual affiliate 
programs usually pay only a small percentage of 
sales commission for every sale directed by the 
affiliate to the merchant's site.  This commission 
often comes only in the range of 10% to 20% sales 
commission.  Because of this, many people ignore 
residual affiliate program and would rather opt 
for the high paying one-time commission affiliate 
program.  Are these people making a mistake, or 
are they making the right decision?

We can't tell, for sure, if people are making a 
mistake by choosing a high paying one-time 
commission affiliate program.  But we can 
definitely say that they are making a large 
mistake if they ignore residual affiliate 
programs.  Residual affiliate programs would 
indeed pay at a lower rate, but merchants 
offering such kind of programs would generally 
pay you regular and ongoing commissions for a 
single affiliate initiated sale!  That means, 
for the same effort you made in promoting a 
particular affiliate program, you get paid only 
once in a one-time commission program, and a 
regular and ongoing commission for a residual 
program!

So, are the benefits of promoting residual 
affiliate programs clearer to you now?  Or 
are they still vague?  If they are still vague, 
then let's make them a bit clearer with this 
example.

Suppose there are two online merchants both 
offering web hosting services on their sites.  
The first merchant offers a one-time commission 
type of affiliate program that pays $80 for 
every single affiliate initiated sale.  The 
second merchant also offers an affiliate program, 
but this time a residual affiliate program 
that pays only $10 for every single affiliate 
initiated sale.  As an affiliate, we may get 
attracted at once at what the first merchant 
is offering, as $80 is definitely a lot larger 
than $10.  But by thinking things over before 
actually getting into them, one may be able 
to see that the second merchant is offering 
us more opportunity to earn a larger amount 
of money.

Supposing you have directed traffic to the 
merchant and it converted into a sale, you'll 
get paid once by the first merchant for the 
sale you have initiated.  But with the second 
merchant, you'll get paid monthly for as long 
as the customer you have referred to the merchant 
continues to avail of the web hosting service.  
That means that for the same effort of getting 
one customer to avail of the merchant's service, 
you get paid monthly in residual affiliate 
programs while you only get paid once in a 
one-time commission type of affiliate programs.

So, are residual affiliate programs worth promoting?  
Definitely yes, because you virtually get more 
money from these types of affiliate programs in 
the long run!  And would residual affiliate programs 
work best for you?  Probably not, probably yes.  
It is not really for me to tell.  But with the 
benefits that residual affiliate marketing can 
provide, it would really be unwise to ignore such 
programs.

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