Who is Rose Smith?

Rose Smith

Rose Smith
Member SinceSunday, February 15, 2004
Last ActivitySaturday, April 14, 2007
LocationColumbus, Ohio, United States United States
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About Me
About Me

I joined AdlandPro WAY back in 2004. I had one little product I was trying to bring to market, and I wanted to plop little classified ads all over the Internet. After all, this was the big magic marketplace in the sky, and everyone who read my ad was going to just open their wallets and BUY from me, right? Little did I realize the hard work that lay ahead.


Even less apparent to me and completely ignored was this Community side of AdlandPro. Community? Heck, it was all I could do to keep up on surfing the exchanges and keeping my house clean after eight to eleven hours at my day job. Add to that the fact that I'm basically a VERY shy person--communing with strangers was just not my thing.


Then one day this Spring (2005), I decided to visit this Community thing and find out what it is. I was surprised to find the people in here actively enjoy talking to each other. It sounds like some have even built true online friendships here. The warmth of the AdlandPro community membership has truly amazed me.


I hail from Columbus, Ohio, USA. I have three wonderful daughters, two of which are in grad school right now--geology and nuclear engineering (the latter assures me its for medical research and not for blowing up countries). All three are smart, strong, articulate young ladies who've made me feel I accomplished something in this life. My middle daughter is a cancer survivor and truly a people person.  She hopes to become and interior designer, and I have the joy of sharing my life with her every day while the other two are off in their academic worlds.  My husband is a cancer survivor as well.  While we will part ways legally soon, he is still dear to me as a person; and I wish him continued contentment with his life.


I am a published poet and associate editor at a well-known literary small press and a performance poet very active in the arts community in Central Ohio (another reason I didn't "have time to spend chatting online"). Poetry and its ability to touch people's lives bring me great joy.  It is also joy to hear words work in new, fresh ways, in combinations never encountered before to give life to a truth one would otherwise take for granted.  I do not write Hallmark style verse.  My work touches real lives and real situations without stylizing them.  It is honest and approachable, and is warmly accepted by audiences and readers alike.  If you're interested, you can meet poet me at  I've tried to keep poet me separate from entrepreneur me online, but I've learned to trust the AdlandPro community enough to let you see me for who I am.


Aside from a dream of someday completely replacing my day job earnings with an income that lets me work from anywhere, I dream of having residual resources to help people. I've been known to give away the shirt off my back as well as my last five bucks. I guess I'm just made that way. While "the gift of giving" is not expressly mentioned in the Bible, I believe that motivational gift given by God is at the heart of my relationships.  I have lived my life giving to others--myself, my time, my resources, my assistance.  I am in a season now of giving back to myself through this endeavor and the sense of accomplishment that I've come to know through sharing the poet self with others.  I have been a member of Columbus, Ohio's National Poetry Slam team three times.  We placed 11th in the nation as a team in 2004.  I placed thirteenth in the nation among individually performing poets at National Poetry Slam 2005, and I will remember this time in my life forever.


My business philosophies are rooted in practicality.  I will not sell something I can't believe in.  If the product does not have specific, essential benefits to the user, I won't touch it.  Frivolous expenditure is not a habit I would want to force upon others, even if it means I will make less money out here.  Any product, especially any intangible such as online services, must support the primary business.  I don't jump into something because it screams easy money anymore.  We have all worked too hard for the little we own to be coerced to throw it away.  Every product I place on my web site is there because it has proven benefit.  If I ever go sideways of that, I hope someone will slap me back into reality.  If I start chasing dollars out here just for the sake of dollars, I would do it at the expense of my integrity and isn't our integrity all that we have in the end?


Be blessed.

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Linda: Forde - (8/20/2006 7:39:09 PM) : Rose, you sound like a wonderful person.
You certainly have the found the technique in making your product market much better than I have found mine.
I decided to put an ad in adlandpro too about a couple of months back but after 1 hit out of 800 and I am not sure what to do. I certainly don't want to put more money in and get nothing again. Clicks are nothing unless the person is sold.
I need more help in getting my product to ther market place. I was wondering if just serfing would help at least for a while. My business is helping others become completely debt free with knowledge as apposed to just foreclosing or eliminting any debt and not knowing what is happening in the process. Our process takes about 7 to 9 months but you are left with the comfort of regaining some of the wealth back that was taken away from you in the business world of commerce through the banking system.
I see that you are also a Christian and a good mother.
I was wondering if you would take a look at my sight and tell me what you think. I also have a power point presentation and soon a DVD.
It is:
blessing, Linda
Rose Smith - (8/20/2006 7:39:09 PM) : Hi, Linda. Sorry I didn't see your feedback note sooner. I wasn't ignoring you.

I went to your site. The layout and color choices are actually quite good. There is an issue though... I think you should break your content up into a few pages then give primary bullet points on your main page and point your users to the full content with a link.

For instance, you might try bullet points like:

Did you know:
-- your bank does not actually lend you MONEY when you buy a house?
-- no actual cash changes hands (from your bank to the seller of your home) when you sign a mortgage?

... and so forth. Break the content into digestible bites (a key points in the content) so that people understand the basic truth you're trying to convey at each point. You will find more people will read your text when you have astounded them with "headlines" then substantiated your headlines with the facts.

In the same way, be careful when you do your Power Point presentation. Too much text will turn readers away. Keep your bullet points short and sweet with Power Point.

You have a terrific niche site here. You should consider adding context ads so that you have another potential income stream. If you don't want lending companies to be listed in the ads, Google (and possibly others) allow you to exclude certain search terms.

Hope there was something useful in this.

Yvonne Best - (8/20/2006 3:08:35 AM) : It is remarkable to continually find expertise and guidance such as yours in the Adland community. More useful Information that can be applied any business. Thanks a million.
Rose Smith - (8/20/2006 3:08:35 AM) : Thank you, Yvonne.
Carletta Bell - (8/15/2006 11:05:13 AM) : I like your site.
Rose Smith - (8/15/2006 11:05:13 AM) : Thanks, Carletta


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