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Terms & Conditions

Welcome to The Method to My Madness Terms & Conditions.  Below you will find all the terms and conditions for this site. I reserve the right to adjust and change these terms and conditions at any time for any reason.

Business Madness

Business Setup


++1. Please allow 3 business days for your pages and accessibility to be set up.
++++a. You will receive an email advising your page and accessibility to your page and features is available.


1. Weekly Newsletter


By subscribing and/or signing up as a member you will receive a weekly newsletter.
Featuring; News, Business Member News, The Method to My Madness News, Events, Charity Events, Promotions, Upcoming content and offers, Business Members, Home Members, The Method To My Madness, Other, Classified listing, Additional Features/Attributes, Blogs

Newsletters are emailed, to sign up for your weekly newsletter see our home page’s right sidebar to sign up.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


10. Forum


Available to Everyone

Use this feature/tool to ask questions, find answers to others questions.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


11. #hashtags


Available to Everyone

Making the social media trends work for us. Hashtags are available on your directory and virtual networking listing.  They will be included in your posts, endorsements, introductions, classifieds, events, listings, product promotions, and let’s network posts.

By clicking on a hashtag in any one social media you will get a listing of the posts in that social media with the same hashtag. Once they begin to trend you may even be able to see them in google.

Use this feature/tool to ask questions, find answers to others questions.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


12. Tags


*Available to everyone

Tags, also known as meta tags or keywords are used in search engines to help search for content. When you add tags to a post you are stating these are key words or terms that you want the search engines to focus on.  We have provided a box on forms for business directory posts, introductions, endorsements, events, classifieds, promoting products, business posts, my listings, endorse a business, let’s network, and features/tools.  You will be able to specify 25 tags or keywords you would like the post contain.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


13. Let’s Network


Available to Everyone

Networking is a GREAT way to get to know other businesses and for others to get to know more about you.

This Group/Feature/Tool lets others know you are willing to network. This means you are willing to meet one on one in a safe location with a buyer’s mindset, even if you are not in need of this service. You might know or will know someone who can.

You are willing to step away from your electronics and pay attention to the other person just as you would want them to pay attention to you.

You are willing to take notes.

You are prepared to advise on who your ideal customer is.

You May need to consider a 2nd meeting if needed to go further into each business, if time doesn’t permit during the initial meeting.

This feature also includes posts to the site and social media indicting you are willing to network.

Use this feature/tool to ask questions, find answers to others questions. Complete with hashtags and the request to like and share.

Note: you must register (login) to participate in this feature.

Invite businesses you know to join the list.

You can expect to see your Let’s Network promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

To be included in this feature fill out the business directory form, if you need to update your card. If you business is already listed on the site you can go to the Let’s Network Approval Form.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Networking, Advertising/Promoting  & Front of Mind Awareness

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


14. Recommendations


*Available to Everyone

Asking for a recommendation is a current trend on Facebook.

This feature/tool posts your business as a recommended business if 1. I personally recommend your business and have created an endorsement for your business. 2. you have received 5 endorsements from different people. It is preferred you have completed your introduction but at this time is isn’t required. This feature/tool will create a link in the recommended posting to your Intro/Endorsement page so the more complete it is the better for you.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising, & Networking

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


15. Press Release Limited


*Available to Everyone

Reminiscent of the days were newspapers provided a press release about a business. This Feature/Tool is an interview of you and your business.  It will be promoted on Facebook once.

If you want it to be promoted repeatedly you need to consider a membership.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


16. Please Endorse Me Cards


Available to anyone with a card on the site.

This Feature/Tool is designed to help you get endorsements, this will help you with other features if you decide to become a member.   You can order your cards from our order form here.

You can choose your quantity.

You get our business card with the back side requesting an endorsement and how to add the endorsement.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


17.Facebook Group The Entrepreneur Network


This Facebook Group is meant to be a Virtual Networking Group.

Just as any networking group its members are recommended by the current members. This is a closed group meaning anyone can find the group and see who’s in it Only Members can see the posts.

To become a member of the group you need to be recommended or referred by a current member. This member is expected to know you personally or have done business with your company. Likewise please only recommend Entrepreneurs who you know personally or have done business with.

This group is about promoting you and your business. However, we do need to set some rules.

1. Only promote your own business or the business you are associated with.

2. Only legal businesses will be accepted

3. Only post once per day. – we don’t want to flood the feed.

4. All post must be PG. Any inappropriate verbiage or images will be deleted and you could be blocked from the group.

5. You are expected to represent your business honestly

6. You are expected to preform your service as described, and at prices you quote.

7. Only legal content can be promoted.

Admin reserves the right to change/add any rule at any time for any reason.

Admin reserves the right to delete any post for any reason.

Admin reserves the right to remove a member for any reason.

This group is intended to help promote entrepreneurs of small to medium sized businesses. It is also connected to the website www.themethodtomymadness.com

These two resources will work in tandem to help promote your business. There will be more about this in the future.

These two resources will work in tandem to help promote your business.  There will be more about this in the future.

Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


18. Checklists


This Feature/Tool is meant to help anyone keep track of the Features/Tools they can use to optimize your promotion of your business through our site.  Whether you are taking advantage of our FREE Features/Tools or our paid memberships it is nice to know where you stand and what you still need to do.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


19. Listing Order


We all like to be at the top of the listings, whether it is a phone book, google or a directory.  This give you many items and opportunities to get yourself at the top of the listing, regardless of whether you are a member or not.  The primary tool used to rank you is the checklist(s), although we added likes and shares to the list.

The bottom line is the more you “participate” the more you get out of being promoted through the site.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness,  Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


2. Virtual Networking Page


Business Cards are shown on Virtual Networking Page.
All Levels including non-members
Registration is NOT a requirement

The Business Cards got here by; My Collection, Collecting from sources, Friends, Business Card Boards, Networking Groups, Submissions

You can submit own card or that of another using the Business Directory Form link. This can also be found from the “My Account” page.

Your card can be removed by requesting it through contact us.

Your card can be updated by submitting entry with Business directory form and adding “update” to the title.
+++++++++1. Verification of ownership of card may be requested.

Why submit your business; 1. Opportunity to be seen, 2. Opportunity to get endorsement, 3. Opportunity to submit introduction, 4. Helps with SEO rankings

Networking Table – Features; 1. Searchable
You can search by; 1. Key Term, 2. Business Name, 3. Business Category, 4. Business Location

Link to Business Members Page
Images of business cards open to Business Page; 1. Insider Own Pages, 2. Basic section of shared page

Business Locations
Business can be from any city, any state

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This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising & Networking

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


20. Like/Share Reciprocating


Available to anyone

Liking/Sharing Posts is an essential key to social media promoting.  We realize not all posts are going to go through our site, so as a thank you for liking/sharing posts from The Method to My Madness we will like/share a post of yours when we see one.  This helps you getting your posts seen by a larger audience.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


21. Reward Posting


This Feature/Tool is meant to reward you for liking and sharing posts.

Reward posting will occur each day, with a maximum of 2 posts /day.

The top 50 posters who obtain 50 points will have a post reposted.

To see where you stand in the listing you need to register (login) to the site.  There is a link in you “My Account” page.

The key to this is to like and share posts, you will get 1 point for each like and 1 for each share.

The importance of liking and sharing through social media is permanent to the success of promoting a business through social media.  We are able to watch for likes and shares through out the social media we focus on currently, Facebook, Twitter, Tumber and Instagram.

Likes and shares will be recorded throughout the month and will be applied for the next month, since there a more than one posts posted on any particular day it is quite easy to reach the points required to qualify. If ties occur members will take precedence.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


22. Facebook Group


The Method to My Madness News

Available to everyone

This is a public group

This feature is a tool we will use to communicate with you about announcements, features, events etc.

In addition all posts shared to the Facebook page will also be shared to the group as well.

For you it is another way for you to promote Your Business. You can post and comment directly in this group.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Networking & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.

 


23. Featured Business


Available to Business Members

This feature/tool used to be Featured Introduction

This feature now goes hand in hand with rewards features.

Each month the business with the most points gets top billing for the next month in rewards.  Here the top business becomes the featured business.  The Featured business will get posted on the websites home page and will be pinned to the top of The Method to My Madness Facebook Business Page.  (this pinning is another feature/tool)

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Networking & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


24. Business Map
on Business Page


Available to All Business Member
Everyone can see your map
Minimum of city and state required for widget to be added to your page.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO & Front of Mind Awareness

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


25. Business Madness Listing


Also known as a Directory

All Business Members are listed, this is separate from virtual networking, despite having many of the same features.

Images of business cards jump to Business Page; Insider Own Pages, Basic section of shared page.

Social Media is a listing of all the social media sources business is connected to.

Links; Endorse a business,  “Business’ ” Intro and Endorsements page.

Plus more.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


26. Business Card Links


Business Card Images Link to your Business Page on the Method to My Madness site.

For all Business Memberships
All Business Cards are linked: 1. Virtual Networking Cards  2. Business Madness Listing 3. Business Member Slideshow 4. Referrer Cards.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertisingow3. 3. Business SlideshowBusiness Slideshowess Madness Listing+++++
This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


27. Event Ads


Available to all Business Members;
the number of ads you can run are unlimited.

Use Event Ads for; Open Houses, Sale Events at Brick and Mortar Locations, Class Schedules; Show Schedules.

Features of Event Ads include; ads run for 2 weeks, reminder of ad ending via email 5 days before the end, Ads are deleted after the 2 weeks, Ads will show up in Member News and Facebook. You can expect to see your Event Ads to run daily during the duration of its run. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


28. Charity Events


Available to All paid memberships.
Limited to 1 listing per event at a time.
++duplicates won’t be posted.
++abuse of this will result in being blocked from posting.
Charity Event Ads run for 4 weeks.
Included in Member News and Newsletter, Event Listing, and Facebook posting.

You can expect to see your Charity Event daily while your event is relevant. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


29. Social Media


All business memberships
Shows on Business Madness Listings
The media you want people to follow you on will show up, even if not in the list already.
Social Media will be “followed/Liked” by Solutions by Lori, llc.

This is, We scratch your back, you scratch ours; For All Business Level Memberships, We request you follow us on each social media format you would want us to follow you on. However, Not a requirement, for membership
All Business Level Memberships get automatically posted
Business Member Updates
Introductions and Endorsements
Event Ads
Charity Events
Classified Ads
Media Currently Includes
Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
YouTube
RSS Feeds
All Visitors Can
Share your posts to Their Social Media
Social Media is about promoting nearly everything we do in our lives. Half this site is dedicated to Virtual Networking, which is what Social Media is all about. Lets Promote each other.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


3. Business Search


Available to Everyone

Allows anyone to search for a business or a business industry via a number of search factors, click Business Search to check out this feature/tool.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


30. Business Slideshows


Available to Business Members
Images Link to Business Page on The Method to My Madness Site.
Slideshow is on ALL Non-Business Insider Pages – currently more than 500 pages. Plus each post, posted in Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr also show this on the bottom of the page. The number of pages here is countless.
Ranked by Membership Level
Links to:
++YOUR Business Page on the Method to My Madness
++Business Madness Directory
++Endorse a Business
++Endorse You
Visitors know
++Your Business Name
++Who the card belongs to
Pagination for the Slider
++5 Slides per Page
++5 Seconds Per Page
++60 Slides per Minute
++3600 slides per Hour

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


32. Statistics


Business Members

On the back end of your business page there is a table that shows how many visits there have been to your page.

This Feature/Tool can help you in promoting your page.

Liking and sharing the post through social media will help boost the hits to your business page.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


33. Link To Your own Business Site


Must be a Business Member.
Links on:
Own & Shared Business Page – on the Method to My Madness site.
Must Go to Own Site
No other pages or sites
Abuse of this Privilege will result in any or all links being removed
Suspension of privilege to sell will be removed without refund
Cancellation of subscription without notice or refund
See Mini Bike Maniac’s Page as an example

This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


34. Website Promoting


*Available to all Business Memberships

This feature/tool posts a link to your website page in the post and gets promoted to Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler and other social media as available.

A post will be created with an image indicating website.

You can expect to see your Website Promotion –  promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness &  Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


35. Facebook Page Invite


Available to Business Members Only

The admin for Solutions by Lori llc: The Method to My Madness Facebook Page and the private page will invite it’s followers to Follow Your Business’ Facebook Page.

This will be done on a weekly basis, meaning we will invite to 1 member’s page each week. This invitation is on a rotating basis.

Although not required, It would be appreciated if this jester was reciprocated as building a Facebook Community helps all of us.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promotion/Advertising

Thank You

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


36. Facebook Tagging


*Available to Business Members Only.

All members get tagged on the posts from this site. This includes Posts, Endorsements, Introductions, Classifieds, Events, My Listings, Endorse Me, The Method to My Madness News, Promoting Products, Let’s Network, and Features/Tools.

I do this to help your friends see not only others posts but also your own, this feature simply lets more people see you more often.

I realize you don’t always have time to make for Facebook, so you can’t always like and share posts, this feature helps increase the likely hood of more people seeing all the posts.

Since business people often know more business people this is a direct help for both of us.

*If you are not a business member on the site and receive and endorsement or have a listing you added to the site, you will be tagged only.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


37. Business Page Promotion


*Available to all Business Memberships

This feature/tool links your page to a post that is manually promoted to Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler and other social media as available.  For your page to be promoted you must have content added to it other than that the Administration provides.  This content can simply be an image of a brochure or a bio for you and/or your business.

A post will be created with an image indicating business page. The post has a image linking to your business page.

You can expect to see your Business Page Promotion –  promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness &  Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


38. Active Links


*Available to all Business Memberships

This feature/tool allows your links to be active in a variety of locations.  Although not in the Virtual Networking page, they are active on the business member directory as well as on your own business page. These links include: your email, your website, your social media and more.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


39. Ultimate SEO Active


*Available to all Business Memberships

This feature/tool creates a Search Engine Listing which should be able to be found on google.  It includes 70 characters (available) for the title tag and 140 characters (available) for meta description.

This Feature is applied to all post types available to Business Members.

When clicking on these listing the visitor will go back to see full content at themethodtomymadness.com

This feature/tool helps with your SEO & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


4. Introductions


Available to any business listed in Virtual Networking

Use the Business Directory Form to enter your own business.

Businesses submit their own Introduction, give your 60 second networking speech.

Introductions are reviewed prior to posting.  No “comments” are included in post.
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Visitors can view Introductions, by a link to the Business’s Introduction and Endorsement page.

Introductions posted to Facebook after publishing, along with re-posts which

Introductions posted to Facebook after publishing, along with re-posts which will occur periodically, you can expect to see your introduction a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

* Create your Business Introduction by using the Business Introduction Form.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


40. Facebook Page Posts


*Available to all Business Memberships

Do you have a Facebook Business Page?  If you don’t we would encourage you to.  This feature/tool promotes your Facebook Business Page.  We create a post with an Image containing your business card, which posts to Facebook and other social media.  It contains a link to your Facebook Business Page so people can click to your page with the hope they like it.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Promoting/Advertising & Front of Mind Awareness.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


41. Facebook Group Posts


*Available to all Business Memberships

Do you have a Facebook Group Page?   This feature/tool promotes your Facebook Group Page.  We create a post with an Image containing your business card, which posts to Facebook and other social media.  It contains a link to your Facebook Group Page so people can click to your page with the hope they will request to join.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Promoting/Advertising & Front of Mind Awareness.

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


42. Endorse Me


Available to Business Members

You get your own endorsement form. This form is connected to your business only, so clients and customers do not need to search for your name among the many businesses in the list.

You can send this link to your clients and customers in emails and through Facebook.  A Facebook link is created and shared from time to time for you as well.

You can expect to see your Endorse Me Post a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


43. Recommended


*Available to Business Insider Memberships

This feature/tool posts your business as a recommended business if you have completed your introduction and you have received 10 endorsements from 10 different people. This Feature will link to your Intro/Endorsement page so people can see your introduction and all the endorsements you may have received.

A post will be created with an image indicating you’re a recommended business.

You can expect to see your Recommended –  promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising, & Networking

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


44. Press Release Promoting


*Business Members Only

Reminiscent of the days were newspapers provided a press release about a business. This Feature/Tool is an interview of you and your business.  It will be promoted on Facebook once a month.

You will also have a page for your press release and a link to your press release as part of your listing.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


45. Twitter Promoting


*Business Members Only

This Feature/Tool promotes your Twitter account on Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumbler.  You can expect to see it promoted at lease once every month.  The goal is to help you obtain followers to your twitter account.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


46. Instagram Promoting


*Business Members Only

This Feature/Tool promotes your Instagram account on Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumbler.  You can expect to see it promoted at lease once every month.  The goal is to help you obtain followers to your Instagram account.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


47.Slideshows


For Business Members

You have access to creating your own slideshow for your business page.

At this time you are allowed to add as many slides as you would like.

You will have access to uploading your own images and add your own images, however, at this time all slideshows are visible.  Tampering with another slideshow is forbidden an could result in losing your membership. We are on a quest to get this resolved, till then we wanted to still offer the feature.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


48.Mail and Email Campaigns


Available to Business Members

This feature/tool puts your business card at the bottom of all Mail and email campaigns.  Each Business Card will link back to your business page.

We currently have a variety of campaigns being sent out and 1600 plus contacts.

As a note, business members are also part of our weekly emailed newsletter.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


49. Your Facebook Page Posting


Business Members

This Feature/Tool allows us to post to your Facebook Page or Facebook Business Page. We ask for permission to do this. Posting will be done at the very most once a day. This depends on how many posts you have running through our site. Posting to your personal page helps you with liking and sharing since your friends are more likely to see your posts.  Posting to your Facebook Business Page requires page admin permissions to be set to editor so we can share to your Facebook Business Page, again this would be done at the very most once a day.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


5. Endorsements


Any business on Virtual Networking List
“An act of giving one’s public approval, support or testimonial”

Remember you can consider an endorsement the same as a testimonial, a review or a shout out.

This is my way of getting your word of mouth out there for others to read.

Endorsements are reviewed prior to posting, No “comments” are included in the post. They are reviewed and posted by site administrators only.

Visitors can view Endorsements by the link to Business’s Introduction and Endorsement page.

Endorsements posted to Facebook after publishing, along with re-posts which will occur periodically. You can expect to see your endorsement a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Of course the more endorsements you receive the more often you will see them. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

To add your business to virtual networking use the Business Directory Form

* Tell your clients and friends to endorse you. Endorse a Business you use.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


50. Business Posts


All Business Members

This feature/tool is also known as an update.  It populates in Member News is a collection of Business Posts (updates).

Post Created by Business Member show up; on own member news page, on Main Member News page, Some may be included in Newsletters.

Content; Company News, Events, Blogs
Only 5 Posts will show up on the Member News page at a time.

This is a great post to promote your services with.

Posts will be re-posted on our Facebook page, as well as other Social Media formats. You can expect to see your Business Posts daily for as long as they are relevant. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


51. Pinned Business Post


Available to Business Members

This feature now goes hand in hand with rewards features.

Each month the business with the most points gets top billing for the next month in rewards.  Here the top business becomes the Pinned Business Post.  The Featured business will get posted on the websites home page and will be pinned to the top of The Method to My Madness Facebook Business Page.

This feature/tool helps with your Front of Mind Awareness, Networking & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


51.Shared Business Pages


Think of these as full page ads.

Shared Business Pages
Business Basic and Business Basic Plus

Think of this as a profile page.

All the site’s sidebar and slideshow images/advertising stays on page.

Approved Content; Your Bio, Business Cards, Business Flyers,

Images; No limit of Quantity on page at this time, Formatted size request in max 500px in on direction
++allowed Images; Maps to location, Schedules of Classes,Event Schedules, Examples of services provided

Other Items; Additional Locations, Menu, Hours of operation
++
Not allowed Images; anything deemed inappropriate – by administration.

Link to your Facebook business page; Only link allowed on Business Basic Pages

Business  Plus Only
Promoting Product Table will be created
– Form for creating products will be located on “My Account Page”
Product limits are based on membership level
– Will be positioned above Member News and Endorsements
Products will link to business product page on own website.
– See Mini Bike Maniac’s Page as an example.

Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


52.Own Business Pages


Think of these as full page ads.

Own Business Page
Business Insider and Business Insider Plus

Features; All sidebar advertising will be removed,

Sidebar Items; Can be customized.

Submit request for; Image widget,  Text Widget, Other per/request

Business Insider Plus Only
Promoting Product Table will be created
– Form for creating products will be located on “My Account Page”
Product limits are based on membership level
– Will be positioned above Member News and Endorsements
Products will link to business product page on own website.
– See Mini Bike Maniac’s Page as an example.

Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


53. Page Widgets


*Available to Business Insider Memberships

Widgets are placed on the sidebar of your business page on The Method to My Madness site. You can request widgets through your account page with “My Widget Request”.  These widgets can contain text, images and videos. All content will be reviewed, as administration needs to create and set up the widgets.  These widgets can be changed at anytime and can remain on your page for as long as you want. Due to the fact that the widgets are part of your business page they do not get promoted individually, but rather through the page promotion feature/tool.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


54. YouTube


Business Insiders Only

Must have approved Introduction, 5 approved Endorsements and content on your page.

Video including your business card, Introduction and Endorsements along with selected content from your page will be created.  Updated periodically.

This feature may be included in the Facebook Advertising feature from time to time.

Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


55. YouTube Promoting


*Available to Business Insider Memberships

This feature/tool adds the links your YouTube page to a post that is promoted to Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler and other social media as available.

A post will be created with an image indicating your YouTube page.

You can expect to see your YouTube Promotion –  promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness &  Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


56. Classifieds


Available to all Business Insider Members;

Unlimited

Ad Features Include; Ads run for 2 weeks, Reminder of ad ending via email 5 days before the end, Ads are deleted after the 2 Weeks,

Ads will show up in Member News and Facebook and other social medias.

Rules – What Not To Do; No personal ads – Meaning no dating, No Services offered, No Inappropriate ads, No payment buttons on my site please, NO links to website or anything.

Allowed – What To Do; Employment Opportunities, Rentals Available, Real Estate For Sale,

Categories; We are willing to create more categories.

Request a new category in the forum, if your needed category isn’t available.

Your business card is in many areas of the site. It indicates your services and so will your page.

Ads are reviewed prior to posting.

You can expect to see your Classified Ads to run daily during the duration of its run. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers

This feature/tool helps with your SEO & Promotion/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


57. Facebook Paid Advertising


The extent of this feature is determined on the number of memberships. Up to 5 ads may run at any given time. All paid ads are intended to promote The Method to My Madness.
Available to all Business Members
Ads will include:
General website promotion
Website offers or discounts
Business Membership Features
Home Membership Features
Featured Business Promotion:
Business must meet featured business requirements
Promotion will be created by The Method to My Madness Team
Content from Business Page
Content provided upon request
Link will direct to The Method to My Madness website only.
Ad will run the same month as Featured Business on The Method to My Madness.

Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


58. Facebook Ad Boosting


This Feature/Tool is for Business Insider Memberships

Once a month each business insider will get a post boosted through Facebook.  This will be an active post at the time of the boosting.  Right now we will determine the ad that gets boosted, however we may create the ability to set a preference for your ad boosting.

At this time is it planned to do this boosting at the beginning of the month.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


59. Videos


Business Insider and Insider Plus Memberships only.
++MUST be hosted on 3rd party website.
++++Youtube
++++vimeo
++++try your favorite – if it doesn’t work contact us.
++NO direct uploading to site
++++Abuse will result in cancellation of membership without refund.
++++++Abuse will be determined by administration.
++++++typically 3 strikes – may be different
++Video must pertain to business
++G rated only
++Videos will be reviewed my administration
++How to for images can be found on My Account Page
++We reserve the right to modify these guidelines at anytime for any reason.

Videos will contain tags

This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


6. Referral Benefits


Referrals are always appreciated. For each referral complete with their business card, you will get your card included in the referrer’s grid at the bottom of the home page. Each business referred provides 1 month in the grid.  This feature now offers linking to your page if you have one. This feature is seen on the home page plus each post, posted in Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr also show this on the bottom of the page. The number of pages here is countless.

Further: With a minimum of 5 referrals you become eligible for additional referral benefits.

The member with the most referrals in the month gets 1 month extension of current membership.

The Member with the most referrals in the year gets 1 year extension of current membership free.

To get an extended membership you must first have a membership also, as of now a referral means invites not conversions.

Please provide an image of their business card.

* To refer a business use the Business Directory Form+++

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


60. Audio


Business Insider and Insider Plus Memberships only.
MP3, OGG, and WAV file formats.

Great for Playlists or PodCasts.

Audios must pertain to business
++G rated only
Audio will be reviewed my administration
++How to for images can be found on My Account Page, this is the same way to upload audio.
++We reserve the right to modify these guidelines at anytime for any reason.

Audio will contain tags

This feature/tool helps with your SEO

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


61. Member News


Business Insider & Business Insider Plus

Member News is a collection of Business Posts (updates).

Post Created by Business Member show up; on own member news page, on Main Member News page, Some may be included in Newsletters.

Content; Company News, Events, Blogs
Only 5 Posts will show up on the Member News page at a time
Posts will be re-posted on our Facebook page, as well as other Social Media formats.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


62.Member Blog


Business Insider and Insider Plus Only
Share your blog on this site
++On your business page
++++1 blog at a time shows up.
++++Full blog content – not the excerpt
++Links
++++Social Media
++++++Links to The Method to My Madness Facebook page.
++++++Company’s blog page.
++++++++3 full Blogs will Show up on this page.
++++++Member News
++++++++Excerpt in Member News
++++++Comments are off for this blog.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


63. Blog Promoting


*Available to Business Insider Memberships

This feature/tool adds a link to your Blog in the post that is promoted to Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler and other social media as available.

A post will be created with an image indicating your Blog page.

You can expect to see your Blog Promotion –  promotion via social media to be a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness &  Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


64. Business Coupons


Business Insider and Insider Plus Only
Create Coupons for visitors to use on your site or in your locations.
++Create as many as you would like.
++Create your own terms and conditions.
++Placed on
++++Your Business Page
++++Business Insider Coupon Page
++Instructions will be provided.
We recommend creating a post in Member Updates indicating you created a coupon. This posting will post in Member News as well as the various Social Medial Links. You can expect to see your Business Coupons daily while they are relevant Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


65. Sidebar Ad


Available to Business Insider Members

Only 1 sidebar ad will be shown at a time for each Business Insider Member.  There is no expiration date for the ad and you can change it at anytime.  It needs to be reviewed prior to publishing.  Ads are created manually.

Adds will be on all Non-Businesss Insider Pages, however, your location in the add list will change from time to time.

There are more than 500 pages on this site, plus each post, posted in Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr also show this on the bottom of the page. The number of pages here is countless.

This feature/tool helps with your Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.

 

 


66. Selling on the Site


Also known as “Member Plus” memberships
Quantities allowed are determined by Membership Level.
Product tables are set up to membership level quantities.
Business Basic Plus
100 Items at any one time
Business Insider Plus
200 Items at any one time
Member will manage own submissions
Administrator will review submissions randomly
Locations:
Own Business page located on The method to My madness website
Items are purchased via link to business’s own product page/store.
Selling Guidelines
This WILL be a work in progress
Common Sense and Discretion is Advised
Consider what can and cannot be listed on other auction or community based selling sites.
I reserve the right to change any and all rules pertaining to selling on this site at any time
It is YOUR responsibility to verify you can sell etc your items via this format
++Check with your company such as Avon or Tupperware
++++Verify their policies for links and sales
Purchasing a Plus membership requires submitting description of products
++Any concerns about your product email us first
++++Allowed to Sell Items
++++++MOST home based business products such as
++++++++Avon
++++++++Tupperware
++++++Most home items
++++++++As for Madness Rummage Sales
++++++G – PG rated items
++++++++again common sense- if they don’t show it on basic TV, most likely we won’t allow it.
Disallowed to Sell Items
++Coupons
++++I’m NOT selling coupons but they are a function of my site
++Anything X rated
++++We don’t want any links from my site to anything of X rated nature
++Anything Illegal
++++This includes paraphernalia
++++This includes drugs that may be or become legal in some states
++Anything that is not allowed on other auction or community selling sites
++I reserve the right to change this list at any time for any reason
++Violations
++++Failure to properly manage these guidelines will result in any or all
++++++Removal of Items without notice
++++++Suspension of privilege to sell
++++++Cancellation of subscription without notice or refund
Due to product linking to your own site, you manage your own payments, based on your own store.
++This saves both of us money, time and other issues.
Time limit for posted products is the same as the length of your active membership.
Due to nature of this site and features for selling on this site an item can stay posted as long as you have an active membership.
See Mini Bike Maniac’s Page as an example

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


67. Promoting Products


Business Basic Plus and Business Insider Plus

This feature/tool Promotes your products via Social Media.

As to not overload Social Media on any given day, 5 – 10 Products will be approved and published a day.  Once they are approved and posted they will show up on Your Business Page, and on Promoting Product With Business Plus Members Page.

Posts will be re-posted on our Facebook page, as well as other Social Media formats. You can expect to see at least one of your Products a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


68. Feature Products


Available to Business Plus Members

5 Random Products show up on the My Madness Landing Page.

Complete with image, description and links.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


7. Referrer Listing


*Available to Everyone

We all need referrals. As a thank you for referring a business to us, we place your business card in the Thank you for your referral grid at the bottom of most of the pages.  Your business card will be listed there for a month for each business card we receive.  These do not need to be converted customers, just a business card in our hands so we can add them to the virtual networking page. If you become a member your card in this grid will link back to your business page on this site.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, Promoting/Advertising, & Networking

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


8. My Listing


My Listing is intended to be used by Business Card Owner or Site Admin Only.

This Feature is available to anyone who uses business cards.

This Feature helps promote your business or service by providing additional exposure by sharing it on the home page in Member News, The Method to My Madness Facebook page and shared to Private Page, Twitter and Tumblr.

You can expect to see your Listing a minimum of once every 30 days at this time. Note, that the more features/tools you utilize the more often people will see you. It is thought that you need to be seen 7 – 12 times before you are front of mind awareness for your customers.

If your card isn’t already on the site or if it needs to be updated  go to My Listing Form.

If your card is already on the site and is accurate go to Listing Approval Form, to give us your approval to start promoting it.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


9. Social Sharing


Available to Everyone.

You as well as visitors can share present and past Endorsements,  Introductions, My Listings, and as well as posts, to the most popular social media platforms.

This feature/tool helps with your SEO, Front of Mind Awareness, & Promoting/Advertising

*If you have questions, please ask in the forum.


 

Business Members Slideshow

For more information see list of Business Members Business Madness, To Endorse a Business see Endorse A Business
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