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Mike Filsaime’s Affiliate Appreciation Weekend

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Seminars, Travel, Updates on January 24th, 2010 | No Comments

Hello from the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, the site of Mike Filsaime’s incredible Affiliate Appreciation Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada!

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Mike Filsaime at Affiliate Appreciation Weekend

I still remember being a part of Mike Filsaime’s original Affiliate Appreciation Weekend back in November 2006, but this one definitely tops the other event, or any other event I’ve attended, for that matter!

For this networking extravaganza, Mike Filsaime has specifically invited his 200 top affiliates for a two-day networking bash in appreciation for their support.

And you can leave it to Mike Filsaime to bring the world’s top Internet Marketing leaders all in one room…

That’s right – John Reese, Jeff Johnson, Brad Fallon, Jeff Walker, Russell Brunson, Andy Jenkins, Jason Potash, Howie Schwartz, Jeff Mulligan, Tom Beal, Harris Fellman, Sterling Valentine, Jeff Dedrick, Ross Goldberg, Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, Jeff Mills, Glen Hopkins, Gary Ambrose, Jason Moffatt, Jon Walker, “Big Jason” Henderson, Shoemoney, Jason James, Keith Wellman, Joel Therien, Brian Koz, Joe Jablonski, Erik Stafford, Rich Cook, Andy Huang, James Lee and more were “in da house” at Affiliate Appreciation Weekend!

Needless to say, Affiliate Appreciation Weekend was a tremendously insane two days of power networking… especially when all of the top players in the industry were right there, ready to exchange business cards.

In fact, in only a matter of a few hours, I not only accrued five new projects for 2010, but I also secured several additional speaking engagements for this year, including seminars all across the United States, as well as UK, Dubai and Spain.

However, that’s not all…

At the private “no cameras allowed” party that closed off Affiliate Appreciation Weekend, Mike Filsaime pulled out all the stops with the top-of-the-line VIP bash at Lavo Nightclub!

In addition to the beautiful ladies of Internet Marketing, including “CoachDeb” Deborah Micek, Joanna Kinsman, Jaime Mintun, Donna Fox, Michelle Galvin, Stacy Makdad, Liz Tomey and Shelby Larson…

Mike Filsaime invited 50 more models to party with us at our VIP area!

Yes, it was the party of all parties…

In respect to the “no cameras allowed” policy, I did not personally take any photos at this private VIP bash at Lavo.

However, I *will* say that photos were indeed taken, and you may be able to see some of the ones that have been allowed to be posted on my Facebook page (that’s if they’re still up!).

All in all, I definitely have to thank my good friend, Mike Filsaime, for putting on the most fun and productive two days I have ever been a part of – Thanks, Mike, and I look forward to another amazing Affiliate Appreciation Weekend in the future!

Anik Singal And Amit Mehta’s PPC Classroom Live In Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Seminars, Travel, Updates on May 30th, 2009 | No Comments

Hello from the Las Vegas Hilton at Anik Singal and Amit Mehta’s PPC Classroom Live in Las Vegas, Nevada!

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PPC Classroom Live Keynote Presentation at Las Vegas Hilton

Even though I was a part of the original PPC Classroom Live back in December 2007 as the surprise late-night bonus session, I am much more excited to be a part of this one because I actually had the opportunity to kick off the entire weekend as the event’s Keynote Speaker.

The PPC Classroom Live turnout was amazing, and definitely one of the most packed events that I have spoken to in a very long time.

As you can see from the PPC Classroom Live photo below taken during the speaker introductions, Anik Singal and Amit Mehta clearly did an astounding job promoting the event, filling up a gigantic conference room that can easily fit 1000 attendees.

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 PPC Classroom Live Speaker Introductions – The Room Was So Big You Can’t Even Pick Out Who’s On Stage!

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 PPC Classroom Live Speakers (Closer View)

But in addition to meeting and networking with the vast amount of PPC Classroom Live attendees, I also had a great time with the fellow speakers, including Howie Schwartz, Million Dollar Mike Morgan, Greg Caesar, Mark Ling, Shelby Larson and Emil Paz.

PPC Classroom Live was definitely one of the most successful events that I have been a part of, and I’m very much looking forward to partnering up Anik Singal and Amit Mehta to bringing PPC Classroom Live international for the very first time, starting with PPC Classroom Live Singapore in August.

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 Anik Singal Introduces My Keynote Address to a Standing Ovation at PPC Classroom Live

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 My Second Presentation at PPC Classroom Live

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 On Stage with Andy Huang at PPC Classroom Live

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 PPC Classroom Live Expert Panel

Three Sides Of Traffic Workshop In Long Island, NY

Posted by Simon Leung in Educational, Gurus, Seminars, Streaming, Travel, Updates, Videos on August 10th, 2008 | No Comments

Hello from Room 345 of the Long Island/Huntington Hilton at the Three Sides of Traffic workshop in Long Island, New York!

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Howie Schwartz, Ross Goldberg And Simon Leung At Three Sides Of Traffic

The Three Sides of Traffic workshop is a sequel to the Two Sides of Traffic workshop I did with Howie Schwartz last December in San Diego, CA.

This time, we were joined by our good friend and fellow traffic generation expert, Ross Goldberg, and the three of us decided to team up to reveal some of our latest and most coveted traffic weapons yet.

And as a surprise bonus, we introduced an additional fourth side of traffic utilizing the power of online and offline marketing, presented by hybrid marketing experts Lee Collins and Robin Collins on the second day of the event.

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Howie Schwartz, Ross Goldberg, Simon Leung, Lee Collins And Robin Collins

The additional speakers and content were pleasant surprises for our attendees, some of whom flew from as far as Germany to join us in New York this weekend.

We always have fun at our own workshops, especially when we are joined by fellow marketing friends, whether they attend to contribute, or even just to learn.

At the original Two Sides of Traffic workshop, we had VIPs like Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, Mark Widawer, Mike Koenigs, Jason Moffatt, Ryan Kaltman and Rex Wisehart.

This weekend at the Three Sides of Traffic workshop, our VIP guests included Ken McArthur, Donna Fox, Sanyika Calloway-Boyce, as well as Mike Filsaime and several members of his team, Joe Jablonski, Jason Dinner, Michelle Galvin and Lucius Kern.

In fact, on Thursday before Three Sides of Traffic started, Ross Goldberg, Donna Fox, Lee Collins, Robin Collins and myself visited with Mike Filsaime and his team at their Long Island office.

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Mike Filsaime’s MarketingDotCom.com Office In Long Island, NY

We spent the day hanging out there and entertained ourselves with foosball, movies and video games.

Back to the Three Sides of Traffic workshop itself, Howie Schwartz, Ross Goldberg and I felt that the content wasn’t enough, and that we should have some social proof that our teachings were more than just theory.

Just like at the original workshop where Howie Schwartz and I demonstrated video marketing, we decided at the very last minute to do another live demonstration, this time the power of Web 2.0 technology and social media – just to prove that these strategies actually work (and to have a little fun).

An impromptu decision was made to actually take our workshop on the air with UStream, and we didn’t even really get the word out about the show until literally within about 10 minutes before we were scheduled to go live!

Implementing just a few of the social marketing tactics covered during the first half of day one, the attendees began using Twitter, Facebook and email to begin spreading the word about our live show.

Despite the time constraint we were working with, we still managed to get close to 400 unique viewers from all over the world (including Singapore, Spain, UK, Australia, and Canada) watching our show within just several minutes of notice!

We even had special visits from our expert friends like Tom Beal, Ben Mack, Pat O’Bryan, Jason Moffatt, Alejandro Reyes and Lasse Rouhiainen, just to name a few.

And as the show went on, more and more viewers joined us, and before the weekend was over, we had almost 600 views to our Ustream channel.

The viewers were also very much into the interaction, so we also had an extremely interactive chatroom that remained active during the show, and over 60 people actually remained in the room to chat even hours after we went off the air, which goes to show just how powerful social media is for traffic generation today, and will continue to be.

As a matter of fact, the sudden influx of visitors flocking to view our Three Sides of Traffic show impacted the streaming activity so much, that our show actually made it to the FRONT PAGE of Ustream while we were still live!

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UStream.tv Homepage On Friday Featuring Three Sides Of Traffic In Front

Oh, and that didn’t just happen once…

Our show made it to the homepage of Ustream AGAIN the next day when we went live on the air for the second time:

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UStream.tv Homepage On Saturday Featuring Three Sides Of Traffic In Front

Hey, I don’t know about you, but I think that’s pretty darn cool! :)

Also, take a look at just some of the Twitter activity we had with a few of the most popular Three Sides of Traffic related searches this weekend:

If you didn’t get the chance to experience the Three Sides of Traffic workshop live with us this weekend in Long Island, we’re bummed that you couldn’t be a part of all the fun we had.

However, it’s not the end of the world because the entire weekend’s content was recorded, and you’ll be able to not only access it, but also get full resale rights to it by taking advantage of our special offer that we made available to attendees and viewers

Next year, Howie Schwartz, Ross Goldberg and I plan to return again with the Four Sides of Traffic, and this time, our friends Lee Collins and Robin Collins are going to be an official part of it.

This means that the Four Sides of Traffic promises to contain even more of the newest and most effective traffic strategies for 2009, so definitely stay tuned for more information on that.

In the meantime, you can check out the replay of the Three Sides of Traffic live streaming by clicking on the play button below:

Three Sides Of Traffic Live Streaming – Day One

 Three Sides Of Traffic Live Streaming – Day Two

 Want More Traffic And Marketing Tips?

Click Here To Access Three Sides Of Traffic Workshop Recordings!

Pat O’Bryan’s UnSeminar 5 In San Antonio, Texas

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Seminars, Updates on July 27th, 2008 | No Comments

Hello from Room 1170 of the Drury Plaza Hotel at Pat O’Bryan’s UnSeminar 5 in San Antonio, Texas!

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It’s great to return to San Antonio since my very first Internet Marketing seminar in May of 2006, as well as my first speaking engagement three months later in August, also happened right here in San Antonio.

But this time, it was a much more exciting experience…

In front of a jam packed room, I had the honor of sharing the stage with Dr. Joe Vitale, Craig Perrine, Bill Hibbler, Ben Mack, Donna Fox, Eric Farewell, Scott Lewis, Tony Laidig, Erica Douglass, and of course, Pat O’Bryan himself.

As with most seminars, the live networking at UnSeminar 5 was amazing, especially with the killer line-up of speakers and motivated attendees.

However, you know that time has definitely changed when the power of Web 2.0 not only brought on an additional 150 viewers from all around the world through live streaming…

But Twitter (one of the most popular Web 2.0 social marketing tools available today for networking) was also responsible for selling 1/3 of the tickets to the event, as well as booking several of the speakers!

Plus, throughout the weekend, we continued to network both online and offline, getting more and more people to sign up for Web 2.0 profiles like TwitterFacebookMySpace,YouTube and more.

UnSeminar 5 was probably one of the most interactive Internet Marketing conferences I’ve been a part of that encouraged so many people to take action, whether or not they were live at the actual event.

I personally had a lot of fun not only at the conference itself, but the most invaluable experiences of all was the opportunity to hang out with speakers and attendees alike for lunch, dinner and throughout the evenings at the Riverwalk, Alamo and some of the more happening downtown areas.

Now, because my camera is broken (boo) and I haven’t gotten a replacement yet, I’m now at the mercy of my friends who did take photos to send them to me.

But while we wait for them, here are a few TwitPics (photo service for Twitter) that my friends and I took on our phones and posted online throughout the weekend…

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Stage View Of The UnSeminar 5 Audience

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Persian Dinner With Dr. Joe Vitale, Pat O’Bryan, Betsy O’Bryan, Donna Fox, Heather Duease And Eric Farewell

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Mexican Dinner With Marlon Sanders, Ben Mack, Donna Fox, Bill Hibbler, Craig Perrine, Scott Lewis, Eric Farewell And Erica Douglass

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Texas BBQ With Eric Farewell, Donna Fox And Erica Douglass

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Remember The Alamo, Y’all! :)

Special thanks to my friends for making this a weekend to remember: Donna Fox, Eric Farewell, Ben Mack, James Wedmore, Heather Duease, Marlon Sanders, Erica Douglass, Pat O’Bryan, Scott Lewis, Joe Vitale, Craig Perrine, Bill Hibbler and Tony Laidig.

I’m sure I’ll be seeing you guys around, especially if you’re interested in attending some of my future events in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

But if you don’t want to wait that long or travel that far (depending on where you’re located), you can catch me at my final U.S. workshop this year on August 8th and 9th in Long Island, NY, when Howie Schwartz, Ross Goldberg and I host the Three Sides Of Traffic Workshop.

Ross Goldberg’s Masters Seminar In Chicago, IL

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Seminars, Travel, Updates on July 20th, 2008 | No Comments

Hello from Room 1116 of the Westin Hotel at Ross Goldberg’s Masters Seminar in Chicago, IL!

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As you can see from the Masters Seminar sign, Ross Goldberg has gone all out with a high budget production for his latest Masters Seminar. :)

All joking aside, the sign above was only temporary while we awaited the print-outs of the real sign, which was ready before the doors opened at 8am on Friday morning…

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For this Masters Seminar, Ross Goldberg has put together the most impressive expert line-up yet, including some of the biggest names in Internet Marketing.

Speakers include Joel Comm, Anik Singal, Donna Fox, Ken McArthur, Willie Crawford, Alan Bechtold, Frank Sousa, Lee Collins, Robin Collins, Nathan Anderson, Tracy Repchuk, Eric Farewell, Kevin Nations, Brad Semp, Eric Stafford, Bob Jenkins, Gina Gaudio-Graves, and myself…

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As always, Ross Goldberg put on a great event that not only included a ton of amazing content, but fun networking opportunities as well.

Speakers and attendees alike were able to network with one another at the conference, over lunch, dinner, at the hotel bar and even at a private cocktail party.

And within our own inner circle of friends, we’ve always believed in giving back and over-delivering…

So Joel Comm and I decided that we would do a bonus presentation for the attendees on a very logical partnership – the two sides of Google, AdWords and AdSense…

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During the 90 minute or so presentation, Joel Comm and I told some personal stories and revealed some strategic ways to grow a business using AdWords and AdSense.

In addition, we also took specific questions from the audience to make sure that the content we provided was the kind of information they wanted to learn.

Overall, the consensus was that the bonus session was very valuable, and those in attendance were very appreciative of the additional content.

On a more personal note…

As much as I enjoy speaking at seminars and networking with attendees or other speakers, I feel like it might be time for me to take my own business to a new direction.

When I came back home from Asia last March, I planned to stop speaking at so many seminars to focus on my own office projects and business overseas.

However, before I knew it, my travel schedule was booked every weekend through the end of the summer.

While I continued to have fun at these various events over the summer, I’m planning once again to focus on various other aspects of my business that would require less seminar speaking.

This time, I’m serious…

I do plan to continue traveling, as I have a lot of fun doing it, but I would only do so for my own events or for International business affairs.

You’ll hear more about some exciting new projects I have in the works in Singapore, Malaysia and China in the upcoming months…

I’ll be working with my good friends Stuart Tan and Ewen Chia from Singapore, as well as some of my top performing team members, Andy Huang and Kevin Finney.

That will probably be several weeks down the line for production and launch time.

In the meantime, if you are interested in catching me one last time before I leave the country again in about a month, I will be in Long Island, NY, on August 8th, at the Three Sides of Traffic workshop that I’ll be conducting with Ross Goldberg and Howie Schwartz.

Because we’re so close to Mike Filsaime’s Long Island office, Mike Filsaime and his team will most likely drop by as well, along with several other surprise VIPs over the course of the weekend.

And again, because we believe so much in giving back, Ross Goldberg, Howie Schwartz and myself are actually not going to make any money from this traffic workshop.

Plus, in addition to receiving a free ticket to this event, you will also have an opportunity to give back yourself by helping children in need.

I honestly can’t think of a better way to wrap up my two year speaking tour than this, and would be honored to share this experience with you…

Click Here To Join Ross Goldberg, Howie Schwartz And Me At The Three Sides Of Traffic Workshop In Long Island, NY!

i5 Gold Bon Voyage Cruise 2008

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Personal, Travel, Updates, Videos on January 12th, 2008 | No Comments

Hello from Cabin 8204 aboard the Carnival Liberty somewhere on the Atlantic Ocean just outside of the Bahamas at the i5 Gold Bon Voyage Cruise!

The Carnival Liberty, Hostess of the i5 Gold Bon Voyage Cruise

What a way to start off the year once again, with yet another well organized vacation cruise organized by the i5 Gold Mentoring Program.

However, as you may or may not be aware, the i5 Gold Mentoring Program has officially closed its doors at the end of 2007, which makes the i5 Gold Bon Voyage Cruise all that bitter sweet, as it marks the final i5 Gold event.

Notwithstanding, it was an outstanding farewell party as we spent 8 whole days aboard the Carnival Liberty, sailing from Ft. Lauderdale across the Atlantic Ocean to the exotic East Caribbean and hitting up islands like San Juan / Puerto Rico, St. Thomas, Antigua, Tortola and Nassau / Paradise Island in the Bahamas!

And as you can see from the photos below, not only was this cruise a huge opportunity to build business relationships and strike joint venture deals, but we also made sure that we had a “boat load” of fun as well :)

There really is no better way to build these friendships than to do it on a cruise, especially because so many marketers brought along their families and/or spouses, you have no choice but to form bonds with your favorite marketers when you are a part of their family vacation.

We wasted no time at all as the fun started even before the Carnival Liberty set sail from Ft. Lauderdale Port Everglades…

Bon Voyage Welcome Shot With Ross Goldberg, Lasse Rouhiainen And Howie Schwartz

Later on that evening, our Internet Marketing group had a welcome reception to kick off the cruise, where Captain Lou Edwards and the i5 Gold Mentors took center stage to set the plans for the week.

Captain Lou Edwards And The i5 Gold Mentors At The Welcome Reception

Throughout the week, there were other series of receptions that gave us opportunities to all get together and share some nice conversation over cocktails…

Cocktail Party With Daniel Arzuaga, Ricky Secades, Alex Nghiem And Armando Montelongo

Cocktail Party With Karen Kwan, Scott Byers, Robert Secades, Danny Arzuaga And Lasse Rouhiainen

Mardi Gras Pre-Party Coconut Drinks With Sam Heyer, Julie Olsen And Karen Kwan

And on nights that we felt like partying a little harder, well we had a few of those as well :)

On The Dance Floor With Ross Goldberg, Michelle Galvin, Anik Singal, Alex Nghiem, Donna Fox, Matt Mazur, Nikhil Parekh And Lasse Rouhiainen

Mardi Gras Party With Scott Tousignant, JP Micek, Armando Montelongo, Veronica Montelongo, Joe Appleton, Stephanie Appleton, Donna Fox, Karen Kwan, Deborah Micek, Scott Byers, Tom Beal, Elena Beal And Anik Singal

At The Club With Donna Fox, Jermaine Griggs, Sarah Griggs, Lasse Rouhiainen, Anik Singal, Julie Olsen, Scott Paton And Matt Mazur

Washington Apple Shots With Anik Singal, JP Micek, Julie Olsen And Donna Fox

Needless to say, some of the best conversations, as well as the most productive ones, were discussed over the nice dining that the Carnival had prepared for us.

Dining With Tom Beal, Ross Goldberg, Matt Mazur, Elena Beal, Michelle Galvin, Mike Filsaime And Laurie Filsaime

Dining With Jermaine Griggs, Sarah Griggs, Karen Kwan, Nikhil Parekh And His Family

Dining With JP Micek, Deborah Micek, Armando Montelongo, Veronica Montelongo, Joe Appleton And Stephanie Appleton

Dining With Mike Morgan, Holly Morgan, Michael Cheney And Laurie Cheney

Dining With Ross Goldberg, Bob Jenkins, Matt Mazur And Karen Kwan

Dining With Lasse Rouhiainen, Danny Arzuaga, Sam Heyer, Karen Kwan, Julie Olsen, Jennie Armato, Paul Armato, Donna Fox And Paulie Sabol

Dining With Ross Goldberg, Howie Schwartz, Mark Roth, Deborah Micek, Scott Tousignant And Karen Kwan

Dining With Anik Singal, Karen Kwan, Laurie Filsaime, Mike Filsaime, Joe Appleton And Stephanie Appleton

Early Breakfast With Alex Nghiem, Ross Goldberg, Joe Appleton, JP Micek, Armando Montelongo, Joel Therien, Ilona Therien, Deborah Micek, Stephanie Appleton And Veronica Montelongo

Brunch With Scott Paton, Lasse Rouhiainen, Donna Fox, Howard Tiano And Cynthia Tiano

Lunch With Jermaine Griggs, Jay Jennings, Tom Beal, Elena Beal, Alex Nghiem And Lasse Rouhiainen

Formal Dinner At The Supper Club With Our Aussie Friends Who Joined Us All The Way From Australia

Even though there were countless ways to have a good time on the ship (and we made sure that we maximized every opportunity), some of the best times we had were actually on land during our excursion adventures.

San Juan Puerto Rico With Sam Heyer, Nikhil Parekh, Julie Olsen, Scott Byers, Donna Fox, Ricky Secades, Danny Arzuaga, Tom Beal, Elena Beal, Robert Secades, Karen Kwan, Michelle Galvin, Anik Singal And Ross Goldberg

Senor Frogs In Puerto Rico With Anik Singal, Ross Goldberg, Danny Arzuaga, Ricky Arzuaga, Robert Arzuaga, Donne Fox, Scott Byers, Karen Kwan, Mike Filsaime And Laurie Filsaime

On The Pirate Ship In Antigua With Mike Morgan, Ben Mack, Donna Fox And Anik Singal

On The Pirate Ship In Antigua With Joel Therien, Mike Filsaime And Mark Braunstein

At The Flea Market In Tortola With JP Micek, Deborah Micek, Karen Kwan, Stephanie Appleton And Joe Appleton

At The Nassau Port With Mark Braunstein, Mike Filsaime, Sam Heyer, Julie Olsen, Paulie Sabol, Ilona Therien, Joe Appleton, Stephanie Appleton, Laurie Filsaime, Karen Kwan, Scott Byers, JP Micek, Deborah Micek, Danny Arzuaga, Armando Montelongo, Veronica Montelongo And Their Families

In Atlantis At The Bahamas With JP Micek, Armando Montelongo, Veronica Montelongo, Stephanie Appleton, Joe Appleton, Alex Nghiem, Karen Kwan, Mark Braunstein, Deborah Micek, Danny Arzuaga, Mike Filsaime And Laurie Filsaime

On the last night of the cruise, there was a Carnival Legends show where the winners of a singing contest would perform live on stage in front of the whole ship.

Out of the 10 winners who performed, 5 of them were from our own Internet Marketing group :)

Paulie Sabol As Elton John, Tom Beal As Ricky Martin, Jermaine Griggs As James Brown, Sarah Griggs As Aretha Franklin And Michelle Galvin As Madonna

As you can see, we just had a complete blast on the cruise, and just like last year, we didn’t want it to end.

Vacationing with fellow Internet Marketers on a cruise is so awesome because there are just a million things to do and countless ways to build and enhance our personal and business relationships.

There were just a ton of the top names in Internet Marketing that joined us this year for this private cruise, and for the most part, we had the chance to hang out with almost everyone.

However, there was one man who pretty much kept to himself throughout the whole cruise and spent most of his time with his family, but I was able to catch him and spoke with him for a few minutes, and here is a photo to prove it:

A Rich Schefren “Sighting” Aboard The Carnival Liberty Caught On Film

On every marketing cruise I’ve been on, I have had the pleasure of either meeting someone new or improving my relationship with people I have acquainted with, but haven’t had the chance to really get to know.

Being on a cruise gives us that opportunity because for 8 days, there’s really nowhere for any of us to go :)

So we make the best of it by getting to know each other, having a good time and above all, building the friendships and business relationships that will last a life time.

Even though the annual private i5 Gold Cruise has come to an end, there’s good news…

Moving forward, there will be a brand new and exciting annual cruise that I will have to tell you more about in a few weeks’ time.

And yes, this means that there will be another cruise next year, and we’ll make this opportunity available not only to the “VIPs,” but also to our fellow marketing friends, customers and subscribers…

So don’t feel left out if you didn’t get the chance to go with us this time around, because in just a few weeks, I’ll be able to make an announcement regarding next year’s cruise :)

The next one will be our biggest one yet, so stay tuned for more information about how you can join us on the next Internet Marketer’s Cruise!

In the meantime, enjoy this 5 minute short video I recorded on board the Carnival Liberty (sorry about the poor video quality – my camera has been taking a beating lately, I guess I need to get a new one soon)…

   

Two Sides of Traffic Workshop in San Diego, CA

Posted by Simon Leung in Promotion, Seminars, SEO, Streaming, Travel, Updates on December 14th, 2007 | No Comments

Hello from room 1011 of the Embassy Suites Hotel at the Two Sides of Traffic Workshop in sunny San Diego, CA!

  
The Two Sides of Traffic Workshop is my first collaboration with Howie Schwartz, and the objective of this event is to combine both Google’s organic listings with the paid search (the two sides of traffic).

Howie Schwartz and I presented together as well as individually, which included presentations, hot seats, Q&A sessions and live demonstrations.

My personal favorite demonstration has to be the video clip Howie Schwartz and I recorded above.

Literally at the last minute, we decided to take on the challenge of recording a video live on stage, and seeing how quickly we can get that video indexed by Google.

With the help of Mike Koenigs, we used Traffic Geyser to submit the video and within less than 26 minutes, the video already got top 10 rankings on Google!

As I explained how I witnessed the magic happen right before my eyes to the attendees, we refreshed the page and saw that an additional website has been indexed on the first page of Google.

Man, this Traffic Geyser is no joke – it really works!

(By the way, I just checked the rankings again moments ago and our video has dominated the top five spots on Google already!)

Other VIP guests for the Two Sides of Traffic Workshop includes Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, Mark Widawer, Jason Moffatt, Rex Wisehart and Ryan Kaltman (from The Rich Jerk).

Overall, we have received some very positive responses from the attendees about our Two Sides of Traffic Workshop.

The atmosphere was very positive, and in addition to learning some great content, there were also some great networking opportunities, as well.

Tomorrow is the Lead Supreme Workshop with Howie Schwartz and Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, which promises to be another day full of amazing content.

Unfortunately, I can’t stick around and need to leave San Diego tonight because I need to head out to Las Vegas at 6 in the morning.

That’s right – I don’t waste any time… The adventures of a traveling Internet Marketer is truly living life in the fast lane :)

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Simon Leung Speaking at the Two Sides of Traffic Workshop

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Howie Schwartz Speaking at the Two Sides of Traffic Workshop

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Howie Schwartz and Simon Leung at the Two Sides of Traffic Workshop

By the way, if you are interested in learning more about Traffic Geyser, I have worked out a special deal with Mike Koenigs to offer readers of my blog a $1.00 trial to test it out - Click Here To Access Your $1.00 Traffic Geyser Trial Now!

Howie Schwartz’s Sustainable Traffic Workshop in Westport, Connecticut

Posted by Simon Leung in Gurus, Seminars, Travel, Updates on November 3rd, 2007 | No Comments

Hello from Howie Schwart’s Sustainable Traffic Workshop in his Westport, Connecticut home, located about 60 minutes away from the JFK airport in New York.

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Simon Leung and Howie Schwartz at his Westport, Connecticut home

Literally at the very last minute, I decided to come to Westport and crash Howie Schwartz’s Sustainable Traffic Workshop because I really wanted to learn how he does some of the cool things that he does.

The first night I got here, I met up with Mark Widawer at the airport, and together, we drove from JFK to the Westport Inn and met up with Rod Beckwidth.

We then proceeded to a nearby local diner called Athena, where I had matzoh ball soup for the first time. And hey, it’s pretty good! :)

The next morning, we headed over to Howie Schwartz’s house.

Howie Schwartz specializes in using Web 2.0 technology to dominate the search engines and literally take up the first page, and in some cases, even the first multiple pages of the search results for competitive keywords.

This is amazing for not only being the most dominant website online, but it can also wipe off your competition completely, and possibly even driving your competition out of business.

After spending a couple days with Howie Schwartz, I can tell why he is so fierce in his various niches – he takes no prisoners, he plays to win and he is revealing his complete system step-by-step this weekend!

Another thing I learned from Howie Schwartz at the Sustainable Traffic Workshop this weekend in addition to the great content is that for an event like this, having guest speakers is very important.

You see, I am having my own AdWords Workshop next weekend in San Jose, CA, and I am planning to speak all three days by myself.

Well, Howie Schwartz’s Sustainable Traffic Workshop is two days – and it took such a toll on him that he asked for guest speakers in the audience to take over for him while he took some personal breaks.

And being the nice guy that I am, I decided to volunteer my time to help out with a live demonstration of Google AdWords, and gave a brief training to the audience.

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Simon Leung Giving a Live AdWords Demonstration at the Sustainable Traffic Workshop

It wasn’t a prepared presentation or anything, obviously, just something that people can see and learn from and hopefully take away.

Keeping this very important lesson in mind, I am definitely going to ask some VIP guests and experts on my team to help me out next week, because I certainly don’t want to lose my voice or exhaust myself too much by the end of the three days :)