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July 31, 2006

The prize is still up for grabs!

We have the easiest opportunity for you to earn an up to $500 shopping spree from the X10.com store! If you are willing to make a video of yourself standing in front of the camera talking about why you want X10 products, you just may be a winner! We’ve started up a group on youtube and all you have to do is upload your video to our group.

Think about it… Have you ever wanted a surveillance camera set valued at several hundred dollars? Or maybe you want to automate your house and use your computer to control your lighting. If you create a video, this may just become a reality!

July 28, 2006

Your Opportunity To Blog With Us!

We are working on adding personal blogs where each one of you as community members have the opportunity to blog with us! You’ll have the opportunity to write your thoughts or ideas down to share with the X10 Community!

We are currently still testing our software, and it should be available soon! We at the X10 Community are excited to hear from you no matter what you have to discuss!

July 25, 2006

A Lazy Day of Nothing

Here in the beautiful Seattle area, the temperatures have been soaring in the mid to upper 90’s last week. Needless to say, the natives are getting restless due to the overfrying of our brain cells.

For those of you unfamiliar with our beautiful state, there’s just no way to please a “Washingtontonian.” It’s either too hot, too cold, too rainy, too cloudy…. Catch my drift?

I had the perfect solution for this. I stayed home listening to music on my computer as it blasted away from my X10 Lola music controller. The windows were closed, the shades were drawn, and the air conditioner was blasting chilling artic air all day. In the meantime, I did absolutely nothing this past weekend but chill out!

I got so caught up in my own little world that when my friends started calling to ask how hot it was in my area, I had totally forgotten about how extreme the temperatures were outside, and just had to laugh about it….

So where is this story going you may ask? I guess nowhere… I just wanted to share with you my opportunity to be lazy and do nothing while chilling out with my Lola Music Controller. How can you beat a day like that?

July 17, 2006


Hey everyone! I spent the weekend drafting video commercials scripts, and after we get the chance to film, they’ll soon be available for your online viewing pleasure.

So far, i've been hearing many good things about the current commercials we have posted. People are definitely getting a kick out of them. It feels good to be adding a bit of humor to people's lives, as we all know, you can never get enough laughs...

If you’ve never had the opportunity to just sit down and try to create commercial ideas, you should try. It’s amazing how creative you can be just by sitting down at a table with a pad and pen jotting ideas. Some of your thoughts can get a little corny, while some thoughts sound pretty interesting. Some go way beyond crazy, and you wonder how you could ever pull something off so nutty!

Also, if you’ve ever thought about “a starring role” on an Internet commercial. Yes, I know. Isn’t that everyone’s dream? Break out that video camera and create your own X10 video promotional! Our up to $500 shopping spree is still up for grabs! If you win, you can take whatever you like from our online store! (Up to a point of course)...

I've had several people mention that they want to participate in the contest but they don't own a video camera. Well, here's what I would recommend to gain access to one:

1 - Your cell phone? many people nowadays have cell phone with the ability to create video! Does yours?
2 - Bribe a friend who has a camera! If you have to vacuum their place for a month, it'll be worth it!
3 - Blackmail a friend who has a camera! If bribing doesn't work, then usually blackmail does!

Just remember, the prize is still within reach! It's just a matter of who is willing to take the initiative to claim it? Will it be you?

July 12, 2006

Blogging About The Bandit

Many of you may have had the opportunity to capture a great deal through the Bandit Promotion at the X10.com website.

Just yesterday, we introduced a new Blog keeping you posted on the Bandits whereabouts. We hope you find it to be informative, and most importantly fun!

I know i'm having a great time with this promotion, as I am even involved with trying to catch the Bandit at night from home. He's definitely an elusive one, and for those who are lucky enough to grab a great deal, my hats off to you!

Let us know what you think about this blog. Post your comments and have fun along the way as we continue to track and monitor his progress...

The more you respond, the harder our Marketing team will work to bring you great "Bandit" deals!

July 11, 2006

Our New Contest

It’s been a fun week here at the X10 Wireless Technologies HQ. We’re running a new contest in which we are giving away up to $500 of X10 gear each week, and have been generating new video commercials to get the contest going.

If you haven’t had the chance yet, you can preview our commercials at youtube.com by visiting this link: http://www.youtube.com/results?search=x10+wireless&search_type=search_videos

I’ll continue to post new videos regularly, and I hope you’ll get a kick out of watching them as much as I get from creating them!

Also, don’t forget to create your own X10 promo! Doing so can win you up to $500 from our X10 store! I promise you it’ll be worth it. You know you’re a star, now let’s show off those directing skills! If anything, we can all get a laugh at watching you promote your X10 gear! If you don’t have X10 gear, then just start grabbing images from our site. I want to give this prize away!

If you are interested in learning more, i've posted the contest details on the Contest page: www.x10.community.com/contests.html

July 05, 2006

Answers to Your Questions Regarding Affiliation

Following up the blog I posted on June 28, 2006 entitled Enjoy X10 and Make A Few Bucks on the Side!, I’ve had numerous questions inquiring more into the affiliation program and how it works.

I would like to share with you some of these questions and provide some answers:

I like the idea of selling on line. But I don't have a web site to work from.

What many people don’t realize is that some of our top-selling affiliates do not operate a website. You can join an affiliate program and earn money simply by word of mouth where you refer people to the affiliate hotline and ask them to purchase by providing their promo code (which is your affiliate ID #), by publishing newsletters, or by pay-per-click advertising on search engines.

I was wondering if I could sell your products locally, let’s say by word of mouth or by placing ads in the newspaper. I could direct them to your website but will I still earn commissions?

Yes, these are great ways to earn commissions on X10 sales! As I touched upon in the first question, X10 has set aside a specific phone number for all Affiliate sales. The customer service representatives are trained to ask for an affiliate ID when calls come into this phone number. So by you marketing and advertising X10 products in newspapers, newsletters, or however you choose, you can make commissions when customers call in and place orders.

If people didn't want to buy through the website and wanted to pay me cash directly. Would I be able to take the cash and order it my self through the website and still earn commission?

Keep in mind when selling this way, the intent of the affiliate program is not to receive discount pricing on self orders, but as a way of rewarding affiliates for marketing X10 products. If you choose to sell this way, make sure you provide the shipping address of the purchaser, otherwise if a purchase appears to be a self-purchase, you will not receive the commissions from these sales. So, even if your intent is to make it easier for your customers to make purchases, provide their shipping information and you won't have to worry about questionable purchases.

I have spoken to potential customers and they feel more comfortable buying through me instead of ordering online. I would still want to have it delivered to them directly so I dont have to deliver it my self. I am a teacher and I plan on doing this part time.

(see my comments to the question above)

July 03, 2006

What’s the Plan for the Holiday?

With tomorrow being the 4th of July, I wanted to know how many of you will be spending your holiday?

I will be BBQ’ing with family and friends, and most importantly, relaxing! My goal is to stay out of the heat and keep cool…

Tell us how you plan on spending your Independence Day!