How lazy people can build a strong network

by Jun Loayza on June 2, 2014

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I’m a lazy networker.

I don’t pack my days with meetings, I don’t go to conferences, and I don’t actively seek out introductions to people. However, I’m still incredibly effective at building a strong and powerful network.

Who this post is for: startup founders who are shy and don’t actively build a network; professionals outside of a business development role that still want to build a network

What you will learn: three lazy methods that I use to build a powerful network

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It’s the worst nightmare of an online marketer — the dreaded Google Manual Actions Penalty. It kills your search engine rankings, cutting off a vital source of traffic and leads. Worst of all, it can take up to 6 months to remove the penalty and even longer to regain your rankings.

Do a simple search and you’ll find tons of agencies asking for tens of thousands of dollars to remove the penalty for you. Do yourself a favor and don’t hire them. You don’t need an expensive agency and you don’t need 6 months of work to remove the penalty.

My credentials: our product Voice123 was struck by the Google Manual Penalty in the Fall of 2013. Our search traffic fell by over 30%, sending us into panic mode. Through patience, perseverance, and hard work, I was able to remove the Google Penalty within 3 months; in addition, it cost me only $561.56 to do it!

Proof that it only cost me $561.56:

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You’re about to find out exactly how I removed the Google Manual Penalty for my company. Here we go:

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