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Friday, August 24, 2012

Comex Insider Spills the Beans by Marc Charles

A Trader’s Guide to Precious Metal Profits
→ Comex Insider Spills the Beans

7:15 AM

Dear Entrepreneur:

I was shocked by the raging hysteria on eBay last week when I listed a dozen gold bullion coins for sale.

In one auction more than 45 people were bidding on a single coin!

There are dozens of ways to make money in the precious metals markets. I’ll show you several of them today.

But know this….I’ve traded precious metals from the floor of Comex (largest trading exchange). I know the tricks, gimmicks and games.

Most people….let’s say 90%....have been trained by Wall Street to believe the only way to make money with investing is by purchasing stock (in the companies they represent).

On top of that, most investors believe the ONLY way to make money with gold, silver, platinum or palladium is to buy low and sell high. This is one of the greatest deceptions in financial markets.

If you know what you’re doing and if we take the time to learn how the world and markets work in the real world (can you say MF Global?)….then we can make money when gold surges, plunges, stagnates or goes back and forth for weeks on end.

In the coming days there will be opportunities of a lifetime in dozens of markets, sectors and industries.

One market in particular is precious metals.
In my view, more money is lost in the precious metals market than any other market.

In my experience, as a former Comex precious metal trader, here are the two biggest reasons for LOSING MONEY in precious metals:

1.    Following the masses or general public
2.    Following or listening to people who have never made money in precious metals.

Today I’ll provide a short overview of the different ways to invest in precious metals. You’re probably familiar with most of these ways, but let’s just review.

I’ve included little-known strategies for generating profit and REMOVING IT from the market.

Most novice investors never have a strategy for removing profits.

Granted, most people know how to buy gold coins these days or ETFs.

But novice investors rarely have an exit strategy.

Whatever approach you choose to invest or speculate in precious metals it’s important to establish an exit strategy.

I’m serious.

The gold I unloaded on eBay recently was part of a five year exit strategy. I bought some of this gold below $575 an ounce. I sold most of the gold for more than $500 per quarter ounce!

An exit strategy should include the best and worst case scenarios.

For example, the “buy and hold for a lifetime strategy” beat into our heads by Wall Street rarely works with precious metals.

Therefore, if you invest in a precious metals exchange trade fund (ETF) you should know the average price per share since the fund inception, the historical low and the historical high prices.

Armed with this information you can enter a trade knowing where the price is in relation to the average, high and low, helping you establish a general exit point.

For example, if you purchase a precious metal ETF near the average price of $5 and the historical high is $10, one exit strategy would be to sell before the historical high, say $8.50.

Granted, the ETF share price could exceed the historical high.

After you sell at $8.50 and REMOVE profits, you can always re-enter the trade at $8.50 and if the price exceeds the historical high you can profit accordingly.

The objective is ALWAYS to remove profits, and start over again small.

One key component to trading precious metals profitably is probability.

Probabilities, averages and constants are mathematical statistics the largest and most profitable precious metals and hedge funds use to make money.

Ways to Invest in Precious Metals

Numismatics and Rare Coins
Numismatics is the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects. Numismatists are usually characterized as collectors of coins. Numismatics includes the broader study of money and other payment media used to resolve debts and the exchange of goods. Rare and historical coins fall into this category.

Bullion Coins
A bullion coin is a coin struck from precious metal and kept as a store of value or an investment. Investment coins are generally coins which have been minted after 1800, have a purity of not less than 900 thousandths and are or have been a legal tender in their country of origin.

Bullion coins are available in gold, silver, platinum and palladium. The only exception would be the Krugerrand and the Swiss Vreneli which are only available in gold.

The American Eagle series is available in gold, silver and platinum, and the Canadian Maple Leaf series is available in gold, silver, platinum and palladium.

Exchange-traded Funds (ETF)
ETFs are available for gold, silver, platinum and palladium. ETFs are traded on most world exchanges. They typically track the price of the physical metal. ETFs are also available to short precious metals. In addition, there are ETFs which enable you highly leverage the precious metals market too.

Futures
Precious metals futures currently trade on various exchanges around the world and over-the-counter (OTC) directly in the private market. In the U.S., gold futures are primarily traded on the New York Commodities Exchange (COMEX) and Euronext LIFFE.

In India, gold futures are traded on the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) and Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX). Future contract prices are listed on financial websites and on exchange websites. The product symbol for gold futures is GC, and it is traded in a standard contract size of 100 troy ounces.


Options
Precious metals options are option contracts in which the underlying asset is a gold, silver, platinum or palladium futures contract.

The holder of an option possesses the right (but not the obligation) to assume a long position (in the case of a call option) or a short position (in the case of a put option) in the underlying gold futures at a given strike price. This right terminates when the option expires after a market closes or on the expiration date.

Mining stocks
These do not represent the actual price of precious metals. These are shares in gold, silver, platinum and palladium mining companies. If the precious metals prices rise, the profits of the gold mining company may rise. But there are many factors to consider. Share price do not always rise when the price of a particular precious metal increases.

Mint and Commemorative Sets
Commemorative coin programs were created by an act of Congress to honor a person, place or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law.

Bars
Bars are a popular way of investing in precious metals. In some countries, like Canada, Argentina, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, gold and silver bars can easily be bought or sold at the major banks. There are also reputable bullion dealers around the world which provide the same service. Bars are available in various sizes.

Certificates
Gold certificates were issued by the US Treasury from the Civil War until 1933. There are denominated in dollars.
The paper certificates were used as a gold standard and could be exchanged for an equal value of gold.

Gold certificates offer investors a way of holding gold without taking physical delivery.

This is how paper money got its start. But of course, bankers soon realized they could issue paper certificates and not be forced to store or back up certificates with actual gold.

Jewelry
Millions of precious metals jewelry exchanges hands every year. Jewelry is not usually considered a serious investment. It can hold and increase in value.

Unit Trusts
The most popular unit trust is BlackRock Gold & General. They invest in the shares of gold mining companies as well as other commodity businesses. Another unit trust is JPM Natural Resources. Gold mining equities are typically more volatile than the gold price.



Regards,

Marc Charles
“The King of Business Opportunities”

 (Ed Note:  Marc Charles is referred to as "The King of Business Opportunities" ....and for good reason. He should be known as "The King of Legitimate Business Opportunities"...because he's launched, bought, sold reviewed and advised on hundreds of businesses and money making opportunities. He understands legitimate opportunities. Marc has agreed supply League of Power members with crucial updates regarding legitimate business and money making opportunities.)

Action Plan

What is your plan with precious metals?

Would you like to trade precious metals futures, options or ETFs in the short term to make money?

Are you looking to develop a longer term precious metals plans with bullion coins, unit trusts or Mint Sets?

Select one of the ways to profit with precious metals in today’s issue and make an investment. It doesn’t have to be a large or risky investment. You can even “short” precious metals if you think the price will go down.

The most important thing to do after you have the right information is ACT.

Valuable Resources:


Kitco (excellent precious metals resource)

Morningstar (all things ETF)

US Mint (precious metals Mint Sets)

Investopedia (unit trust information)

Affordable Jewelry Precious Metals (Outstanding prices, service and care)
CME Group (precious metals futures, options, and more)

Seeking Alpha (Mining Stocks)

Thursday, August 16, 2012

How to Get the Money You Need for Personal, Business, Non-Profit Groups or Investments by Marc Charles

How to Get the Money You Need for Personal, Business, Non-Profit Groups or Investments

One secret to help you get you the cash you need FAST

5:13 AM

Dear Entrepreneur:

“Money follows big ideas”, Phillip said.

Phillip was a good friend and my closet mentor. 

We discussed and acted on several ventures together when I was still wet behind the ears. Phillip carried me on his shoulders for years, the kicked me out of the nest.

Phillip was a multi-millionaire when we met at a coffee shop his girlfriend owned in Wisconsin.

But Phillip taught me a secret which has paid dividends for more than 30 years. 

The secret is……money follows big ideas.

Phillip taught me in every industry, market, venture or business there are millions of ideas. 

Most entrepreneurs just copy ideas, and there’s nothing wrong with doing it. There’s NOTHING new under the sun.

But some entrepreneurs have a vision and a BIG idea. The real money in this world follows or is attracted to BIG ideas.

This doesn’t mean you need to invent an Apple Killer, a new search engine, or another Facebook. That’s usually a waste of time.

A BIG idea can be applied to carpet cleaning, information publishing, junk mail and even mobile home real estate.

It’s simply presenting your BIG idea in the right way to the right people….and timing plays a part too.

Phillip taught me HOW to present a BIG idea to people with boatloads of money.

I know this probably sounds like a lesson from business school 101, that’s not my intention…business schools are often wrong.

Phillip taught me the power of an executive summary. Google it.

The most powerful and effective executive summaries are so simple a 8th grader will “get it”.

I’m serious.

Now don’t get me wrong…..

Just because an executive summary is simple and concise, does not mean it’s easy, or something you can throw together in 15 minutes.

However, a basic outline could be drawn up in just a few minutes.

On top of that, if you need money for a car, boat, RV or house….a loan application usually takes the place of an executive summary, but not always.

Its true executive summaries are typically used in business ventures, investments or for charitable groups.

But drawing up a powerful executive summary to attract personal financing, loans or investments, is not a bad idea. It will help you think like an investor, bank, wealthy individual or a trustee for a foundation.

In a second I’ll show you how and where to get your hands on some great money and funding sources. It includes contacts at active banks, investment firms, credit unions, wealthy individuals and even angel investors…so keep reading!

The best executive summary should have five basic parts. The summary should covers the what, why, when, how and where of obtaining money or an investment.

Marc’s  Successful Executive Summary
(Names, locations, titles changed)
What: US Housing Trust
US Housing Trust acquires, develops and manages affordable residential properties primarily in the Eastern United States.  The Trust focuses on strategically located properties which have easy access to public transportation, highways, discount shopping and healthcare facilities.

Address:
Phone
Website
Email:

What:
Acquire, develop and manage comfortable, affordable real estate properties with a view to moderate income residents (and seniors).  Focus on strategic areas which have easy access to public transportation, medical facilities and discount shopping

Why: There is a significant shortage of comfortable, affordable housing in most rural areas, towns and communities throughout the US.

When: Now. There is a rising trend in demand for comfortable and affordable living housing in most communities due in part to the economic downturn.
There is also a rising trend for smaller homes and apartments. Foreclosures of large, expensive homes are at historical highs. The US Housing Trust should be strong performer in hard economic times. The company should excel in stable economic environments.
Where: In communities impacted by rising costs, home foreclosures, job loss, and a lack of affordable rental property.  US Housing Trust focuses primarily on properties which have easy access to public transportation, highways, medical facilities and discount shopping.
How: By acquiring foreclosed, bank owned, and undervalued properties at deep discounts without overleveraging.  The Trust focuses on renovating select qualified properties, and retrofitting existing structures.
Management
Advisory Board
Competitive Advantage
US Housing Trust has eight competitive advantages over similar real estate ventures, holding companies and/or trusts.
1.
2.
xxx
Value Proposition for Investors and Lenders (Important stuff, what’s in it for them – specifically)
Monetary Requirement - $30 million
If granted, the funds would be used for three specific purposes:





The best executive summaries show a CLEAR competitive advantage. This is often the “tipping point” for getting funds. 

For example, there are millions of companies, trusts and entrepreneurs involved with real estate. 

Lenders, investors and trusts have taken a beating the past 5 years because everyone was overleveraged and thought they were smarter than they were.

Thinking we have a competitive advantage doesn’t make it so.

You have to really think this through.

When you have an executive summary which is easy to read, with specific points on how and what the money will be used for, with a CLEAR competitive advantage it naturally attracts banks, investors, foundations and wealthy individuals.

The “How” of getting the money you need is an executive summary. 

The secret is money follows BIG ideas.

Believe it or not, a $100 loan from a pawn shop or payday service is more apt to default then a $100 million investment.

It took me many years to learn this simple business lesson.

Okay…on to the money sources…
.
I wrote an incredible book (don’t take my word for it read the reviews) called How to Beat the System without Going to Jail

In my book there’s more than 200 legitimate, viable and updated MONEY SOURCES.

Check out this little gem here.

Philanthropists are Still Handing Over Millions for Great Causes

There’s a misconception about most ultra-wealthy individuals.

It’s generally assumed super wealthy people hoard money like misers or Scrooge and never give it to people or organizations in need.

The truth is….wealthy individuals are still handing over millions of dollars every year. They usually do this through foundations for GREAT causes (BIG ideas).

The “right cause” is the key to receiving money for your cause or venture.

Granted, the chance of getting money from a foundation to pay bills, buy a new car, or acquire a new boat is pretty slim.

But thousands of people, groups, organizations and ventures receive money from foundations and wealthy individuals simply by asking for it, and by promising to commit the funds to the “right cause” (executive summary).

The late Percy Ross in Edina Minnesota was the founder of the “Thanks a Million” newspaper column. His column reached millions of people every week. I devoured it as a teenager! I grew up by Percy Ross’s house.

Individuals could write to Percy with their requests, and many of the requests were honored with an award.

So if you write to a foundation, wealthy individual or investment group be sure to include a simple, powerful executive summary.

Here are a few wealthy individuals and foundation granting cash awards on a regular basis (you’ll learn about many more in my book):
Dorothy Ames Trust
PO Box 1054
Augusta ME 04330
Aid to hearing-impaired children

Thomas C. Burke Foundation
804 Cherry Street
Suite B
Macon GA
Medical assistance to cancer patients in Georgia

Josiah H. Danforth Memorial Fund
8 Fremont Street
Gloversville NY 12078
Medical assistance to residents of Fulton County NY

Alfred I. DuPont Foundation
1650 Prudential Drive
Suite 400
Jacksonville FL 32207
Financial assistance to residents of Southeastern US

Addison H. Gibson Foundation
One PPG Place
Suite 2230
Pittsburgh PA 15222
Hospital and medical assistance for residents of Western Pennsylvania

Final tip and million dollar advice……..

Ty Hicks at International Wealth Success taught me this principle. Ty’s written more than 50 books and programs on money, business and real estate. He’s a master when it comes to getting the money you need!

Ty told me, “Make sure you submit your loan application, executive summary or request for money to the right people”.

In other words, when you’re looking for money, investment or a loan it’s crucial to go to the right lender or organization.

There are banks which specialize in business loans. There are investment firms which specialize in start-up funding. There are lenders which specialize in real estate deals. And there are banks which specialize in personal loans.  This information is simple to find. In most cases all you have to do is ask!

If you submit an executive summary and request for money to the right people, at the right time, there’s a good chance you’ll get the money!

Have fun…..and play nice.

Drop me a note or post comments on the site if you need any help.

Regards,

Marc Charles
“The King of Business Opportunities”

 (Ed Note:  Marc Charles is referred to as "The King of Business Opportunities" ....and for good reason. He should be known as "The King of Legitimate Business Opportunities"...because he's launched, bought, sold reviewed and advised on hundreds of businesses and money making opportunities. He understands legitimate opportunities. Marc has written dozens of books on business, financial markets and unique opportunities)


Action Plan 
Do you need money for a car, business venture, investment idea or home?
Write an executive summary. Yes…even for a personal loan. This gives a potential lender, investor, foundation or philanthropist the EXACT purpose and amount for any loan or gift.
You can use my example in this issue, or Google “executive summary” for more samples.
The BEST executive summaries are not based on emotion or feelings, but rather on logic and business sense.
When you get the money you need please drop me a note, or post feedback on the forum. Let everyone benefit!
Valuable Resources:
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a publication which tracks financial giving from wealthy individuals and foundations to non-profit organizations.

The Foundation Center in New York City provides an abundance of information and insight with regards to securing gifts and money from philanthropists or foundations, as well as tutorials for writing successful letters.

Personal Loan Sources

Sterling Associates
(800) 286-8073

Essex Credit Corp.
(800) 431-5626

Offshore Financial
(800) 89907766

KeyBank USA
(800) KEY-3123

American National Bank
(940) 397-2300

CIBC
(800) 465-CIBC

New Hot Money Sources on the Web

LendingTree

Chase

EverBank

eLoan


FreddieMac (They’re still in business and making loans!)

Griffon Bank

Fast Cash Sources

Go4Funding.com

TheFunded.com

Prosper.com

Snap Payday

Small Business Money Sources

Regions Bank                                 
(256) 259-1516

Bank of America Community Development Bank
(626) 453-8400

Lee County Bank & Trust Co.
(319) 372-2243

Wells Fargo
 (515) 245-3262                   

Trust Bank
(618) 395-4311


Friday, August 10, 2012

The Most Powerful Publishing Event in 200 Years Could Make You Very Rich


The Most Powerful Publishing Event in 200 Years is About to Rear Its Head

This Event Could Make You Very Rich

6:49 AM

Dear Entrepreneur:

I confess….I’m impressed.

And this doesn’t happen often.

Heck….in 2011 I reviewed more than 174 business proposals, executive summaries, plans and marketing ideas.

On top of that, I reviewed about a dozen plans free of charge to help young entrepreneurs. 

But when I tested the opportunities around a new publishing platform, and made sales on it….I started to get very excited….and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it.

What’s more, I saw some problems first hand, addressed them, and I worked out some bugs.
Here’s what I’m talking about….

Amazon Direct Publishing is the most impressive publishing platform I’ve seen in my business career.

The platform is designed to publishing e-books quickly and easily for Amazon’s product the Kindle and Kindle Fire.

The publishing platform has a bunch of new features, neat apps and a super easy interface.
But it has thing over all of the competition….


It has an audience of active, instant buyers!
It’s not Clickbank. 

Clickbank is an entirely different animal, platform and strategy.

Amazon Direct Publishing is like Walmart. 

Clickbank is like Bloomingdales.

I don’t mean in terms of quality….or to downgrade Walmart.

Amazon.com simply reaches a HUGE mainstream audience. 

Bloomingdale’s on the other hand reaches a targeted audience of higher net worth individuals (generally speaking).

Granted, Amazon.com buyers are looking for deals (just like at Walmart) five star customer service and super easy refunds. 

But Amazon.com buyers spend money quickly when they see what they want.

In addition…..there are millions of “niche” book and content buyers on Amazon.
Granted, the profit margins on Clickbank are huge when compared to Amazon.com.

But you can publish books and content to Amazon and modify, change and edit it instantly.
On Amazon you don’t have to worry about landing pages, complicated apps, ecommerce, customer service, affiliates or even programming.

On top of that, you can cut corners with products on Clickbank. You can’t do this as much on Amazon, whatever you publish needs to “look” professional. This is especially true when it comes to editing, grammar and e-book cover art. If your product looks unprofessional it won’t sell.

Three of the most important things about selling e-books on Amazon.com:
1.    In-demand content (well written)
2.    E-book cover art (look professional without the cost)
3.    Category selection (help buyers find it quick)

I’ll get into specifics in a second. But I wanted to get right into the meat of this opportunity.
You can make money with Amazon Direct Publishing IF you follow a few simple guidelines.


Marc’s KDP Cheat Sheet

Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is a self-publishing platform.

You can self-publish your books and put them into the Amazon Kindle Store.
The best part is it's fast, free and super easy. 

The books self-published on the KDP platform can participate in the 70% royalty program. This means you as the author or publisher receive 70% of gross sales. That’s an incredibly high percentage.

If you publish a book through the old world print method authors often receive less than 10%!
Of course, that’s IF you’re lucky enough to get a publishing deal. 

What’s more, old world book publishing is like a dinosaur. It takes up to 9 months to get a book from the initial draft to the bookshelves!

But even when a book is lucky enough to get on a bookshelf it will be discounted almost immediately. 

The Most Powerful Publishing Event in 200 Years!

The most powerful publishing event is the “cloud”.

It means when you publish something it is available on multiple devices and locations simultaneously.

In other words, the “cloud” follows users and readers wherever they go!

And so, when you publish books on Amazon’s KDP platform it is available for purchase on Kindle devices, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, Blackberry, Android devices and even Kindle Apps for iPad!

On top of that, you can self-publish books in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian with ONE CLICK of the mouse.

And that’s not all….

You can sell your books in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling, and Euros. 

But as I said….one of the most powerful aspects of this opportunity is gaining access to an eager, loyal buying audience.

Amazon.com has the most loyal followers and readers than any website, company or platform in the world.
This is going to change book publishing in a BIG way.

In addition, if you don’t have a book, or you’re not an author, don’t sweat it!

You can obtain millions of books in the public domain, sell them as is, or reformat and rewrite them….and sell them!

Regards,

Marc Charles
“The King of Business Opportunities”

PS Do you want to write and sell e-books on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble? Join our pre-launch email list and we’ll keep you posted on a new product we’re developing! Join the pre-launch list here – and put KINDLE in the subject line

 (Ed Note:  Marc Charles is referred to as "The King of Business Opportunities" ....and for good reason. He should be known as "The King of Legitimate Business Opportunities"...because he's launched, bought, sold reviewed and advised on hundreds of businesses and money making opportunities. He understands legitimate opportunities. Marc has agreed supply League of Power members with crucial updates regarding legitimate business and money making opportunities.)

Action Plan
Visit Amazon Direct Publishing and sign up for an account. It’s fast, easy and free.
Lock yourself in a secluded room without distractions and devour the FAQs.
Then, go to the Kindle Store to see what’s selling right now.
The biggest mistake a self-published author usually makes is writing a book no one wants (but is dear to his or her heart). There’s nothing wrong with writing about things which are near and dear to your heart. But if you want books to SELL you need to write “into the demand”.

Valuable Resources:
You can publish your e-book on these platforms too:
PubIt (Barnes and Noble’s direct publishing platform)

Project Gutenberg (free ebooks)

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

How to Make Money on the China “Boom” - Fast by Marc Charles


How to Make Money on the China “Boom” without Boatloads of Cash, Risking Your Life or Moving to Beijing

6:49 AM

Dear Entrepreneur:

China has been in the news again. This time its about dumping the dollar, threatening Google and forcing a two-child limit for families.
But, one thing is NOT in jeopardy….Chinese imports and exports. Two billion people need a lot of stuff.
On top of that, Chinese companies are bending over backwards to do business with the west, they need to move exports.
I discovered a business that taps into the China miracle with at least six things going for it:

·       It’s easy to understand (and get off the ground)

·       It doesn’t require a boatload of cash to start

·       There are no employees (unless you want them)

·       It capitalizes on a very profitable expanding market

·       There is almost NO red tape (in fact, I’ll show you a site where you can get started today with no hassle)

·       Profit potential -- huge demand market (even in the current depression)

I’m referring to importing and exporting.

Now hang on……

I know what you’ve heard.

But hear me out.

You’ve never seen this side of an import export business before.

I promise.

The proverbial bottom-line…..

You can import products for pennies or dimes on the dollar and resell them on the Internet at huge markups.

My friend Valerie Johnson started importing pajamas in 2006, with the same tools I’m showing you today, and she did more than $1 million in sales last year.

On top of that, Valerie was invited to the top Academy Awards after party to hand out her pajamas….she made life changing contacts!

You can also import products for wholesalers or retail businesses and chain stores. And you don’t have to be a retail expert or store inventory in your garage. I hate inventories because they can become obsolete overnight! That’s why Walmart uses sophisticated on-demand inventory systems.

On top of that, entrepreneurs have discovered an easy way to become a middleman (or woman) and broker deals for other companies. I love this angel!

I’ll show you how to cut through the BS and get this business up and running quickly.  

One Big Flaw in This Business

You probably heard about Chinese toy exporters in the news.

A few companies were in news because of the lead content in their toys.

One company got really hot water because a chemical converted into a dangerous drug when swallowed was found in a product called AquaDots.

Not good.

This was a terrible turn of events. Products like this should be yanked off the shelves! AquaDots and about a dozen other products were wiped from the face of the earth!

Lawsuits from stuff like this can happen. That’s a flaw.

But when you look out how many products are imported from China, these incidents are extremely rare.

What’s more, the toy market is a small slice of the multi-trillion dollar importing pie.

The demand for imported products is accelerating at breakneck speed!

And there’s no slowdown in sight.

For example, last year China became the top importer of whole milk powder.

Whole milk powder is a powder made from dried (dehydrated) milk solids.

Powdered milk has a longer shelf life than liquid milk and does not need to be refrigerated because of the low moisture content.

Anyway, China is the second largest importer of milk powder and the demand for this stuff is growing like wildfire.

Experts have said China’s imports will increase by more than 12 percent in 2012.

And that’s just the beginning!

Exporting is red hot too!

Despite all of the news about a recession and depression, Canada, Mexico, China, Brazil, and Australia are importing products from the U.S. to the tune of more than $35 billion a year, with no slowdown in site.

Combine all this with a new site called Alibaba.com.

Think of this as the Rise of Alibaba.com and the New Entrepreneurs!

Alibaba.com is the largest and most successful import/export marketplace for entrepreneurs in the world. It is currently ranked among the top 500 websites on Alexa.

But that’s not all…. Alibaba.com has more than 25 million members in 200 countries!

The company has offices in more than 30 cities in China (including Hong Kong), Europe, and the United States. And it was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange two years ago.

Alibaba.com founder Jack Ma is planning on buying Yahoo!

Here’s what Jack said in a recent interview:

“Our focus is on helping small and medium-size companies make money. We never copied a model from the U.S., like a lot of Chinese Internet entrepreneurs did. We focused on product quality. It has to be “click and get it” …or it's rubbish.”

This is only the tip of the iceberg

Although Alibaba.com facilitates more than $5 billion in import/export transactions each year, this still leaves trillions of dollars in business on the table.

That's right: T-R-I-L-L-I-O-N-S.

The worldwide import/export market is a multi-trillion-dollar marketplace.

It’s a virtual waterfall of cash.

It is one of the great new opportunities for entrepreneurs.

But you need to understand how the game is played.

The Alibaba.com's system teaches you how to play the game better than anywhere on the Internet.

More importantly, Alibaba.com receives monster traffic with importers and exporters just like you. It is much more targeted eBay.

How to Make Money with Alibaba.com Right Now

One of the fastest ways to hit the ground running and start making money with Alibaba.com is to understand which products are already moving or in-demand.

The fastest way to find high demand products is to review the Hot Products section on Alibaba.com or Google Shopping.

The Hot Products section on Alibaba.com features products which are moving quickly.

On Google Shopping you’ll see a list of items recently searched for by consumers and purchased.

You can also identify hot products on eBay, Yahoo! Stores, Amazon.com, Overstock.com, and Newegg.com.

And don’t forget our good friend Mr. Wal-Mart. Whatever products you see listed on the main Wal-Mart.com page are probably selling like hotcakes.

As you probably know, most of the products for sale at Wal-Mart are imported from China, Vietnam and Thailand.

Here's a list of 40 top-selling, in-demand products priced under $50 on Google Shopping, Amazon.com, and Wal-Mart.com.

I’ve included generally accepted prices you could expect to pay per item when importing in bulk:

Products Priced Under $50
Import Price
Optical mouse
$1.95
Creme brulee torch
$7.50
Glowstick
$0.22
Pond pump
$8.00
Emerald ring
$2.50
Chopsticks
$0.14
Forceps
$1.95
Docking station
$2.25
Cargo pants
$5.00
Whey protein powder
$0.90 per pound
Buffalo meat
$.80 per pound
Low-rise jeans
$3.40
Olive oil
$6.00 per gallon
Running shoes
$3.35 per pair
Bumper stickers
$0.27 each (unprinted)
Skim board
$1.98
Viagra
$0.65 per tablet/generic
Mp3 player
$6.65
Lawn gnome
$2.25
Vitamins
$1.55 per bottle
Herbs and extracts
Varies
Belly button rings
$1.90
Climbing shoes
$2.90 per pair
Ladder
$4.00
Blow dryer
$3.95
Hearthrug
$2.00 each
CD burner
$6.25
Spa pump
$12.75
Sigma lens
Varies
Stationary bike
$22.00
Flip-flops
$0.95 per pair
Gold chain
Varies daily
Makeup (mascara)
$1.65 per carton
USB
$2.85
CD writer
$6.25
Aviator sunglasses
$1.55
Man's watch
$2.90
Sheepskin boots
$3.95 per pair
Balloons
$0.35 per dozen
Money clip
$0.45


Alibaba.com provides a marketplace, and facilitates the buying and selling of products like those listed above.

On Alibaba.com you can meet qualified buyers and sellers and reach agreements on pricing, delivery, insurance, and even storage (if necessary).

The profit potential of selling products like these on the Internet is staggering.
In some cases, you may have to purchase products in bulk but not always.

My preference for new entrepreneurs in this market is to start small.

Not only small in terms of the amount of money you pay for imported products and posting them on sites like eBay.

But also smaller sized products too.  Smaller products will be cheaper to import and MUCH easier to handle.

There are hundreds of ways (and places) to sell products on the Internet.
But the easiest (and least expensive) way is through sites like eBay, Amazon.com, Bing Shopping, and Yahoo! Stores.

You don’t even need a website to see on these sites.

All you have to do is list your products, watch them sell, ship them and collect the cash.

Opening an online store is super easy today too.

I opened a Yahoo! Store in less than 30 minutes.

Regards,

Marc Charles
“The King of Business Opportunities”

PS When I started out my import product of choice were ionic foot spas. I used the same techniques I told you about today. They sold on eBay like clockwork, in some cases I made more than $90 per unit! I’ve completed many deals since then, and I’m helping other entrepreneurs do it too.

(Ed Note:  Marc Charles is referred to as "The King of Business Opportunities" ....and for good reason. He should be known as "The King of Legitimate Business Opportunities"...because he's launched, bought, sold reviewed and advised on hundreds of businesses and money making opportunities. He understands legitimate opportunities. Marc has agreed supply League of Power members with crucial updates regarding legitimate business and money making opportunities.)
Action Plan
Spend 15-minutes on Alibaba.com or AliExpress.com, jot down a couple of products (where there seems to be a lot of activity).
Spend 15-minutes on eBay, Walmart.com, Newegg.com or Amazon.com.
You tell me if and where the opportunity is!
Have fun and play nice.
Valuable Resources:
Top Auction Sites  
(For Selling Imported/Exported Goods Online)

eBay

uBid

Bidz.com

Overstock.com

Yahoo! Auctions

Bing Shopping

Amazon.com Auctions

Half.com

Christie’s


Biddington’s

Liquidation.com

Taobao (China’s largest auction site)

eBay China (American products very hot)

Daily Bidz

Free Web and Blog Hosting
(For e-commerce websites and listing of your products)

DotEasy

Blogger.com

50Megs

Free Web Hosts

Alibaba.com Resources Channel


Alibaba.com Discussion Lists and Forums

Alibaba.com Tutorials

Alibaba.com A-Z