Market Samurai costs $149, is it worth it?

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Anyone who has it, how is it? Worth the $149?
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  • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
    Everybody who does keyword research here LOVES Market Samurai. Some are more partial to Micro Niche Finder, which is another package everyone who does keyword research LOVES.

    I don't do keyword research. *shrug* But as far as things go... look, $149 is nothing. You target just one halfway decent niche, you'll make your money back. Agonising over an expense this small is not even worth the time.
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    • Profile picture of the author peter gibson
      Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post

      Everybody who does keyword research here LOVES Market Samurai. Some are more partial to Micro Niche Finder, which is another package everyone who does keyword research LOVES.

      I don't do keyword research. *shrug* But as far as things go... look, $149 is nothing. You target just one halfway decent niche, you'll make your money back. Agonising over an expense this small is not even worth the time.
      This^^^^^. I live by it. It's the cat's meow, the bees knees, it is to keyword research as Monet is to art. Just sayin'.
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  • Profile picture of the author KenThompson
    Received an email today with a discount for MS.

    For the next 7 days you can purchase a lifetime copy of Market
    Samurai for only $97.

    We've now had over 200,000 Internet marketers like you download and
    use Market Samurai. In fact, every 26 minutes somebody makes the
    decision to grab their copy of Market Samurai!

    However, we're still only a small company and we're extremely
    grateful to have the support of so many Internet Marketers such as
    yourself. Without your support, we simply wouldn't exist.

    So, to show our appreciation we'd like to give you a 35% off
    discount code. This will save you $52 off the retail value of
    Market Samurai (you pay $97 instead of $149).

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    Here's how to receive your discount...
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    Simply visit the link below to claim your Christmas discount:

    http://www.marketsamurai.com/c/xmas2010discount

    From all of us here at Noble Samurai we hope you have a Merry
    Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
    There you go.

    Merry christmas or whatever...


    Ken
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    • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
      Originally Posted by KenThompson View Post

      Received an email today with a discount for MS.
      You know, that is actually a compelling enough offer that I might take them up on it. I keep thinking I should do a "how to do keyword research" product.
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      • Hi

        Its a good deal at $149. At $97 its a GREAT deal.

        Hands down the most valuable all round keyword research tool going around (if you are into keyword research that is) ...


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        Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post

        You know, that is actually a compelling enough offer that I might take them up on it. I keep thinking I should do a "how to do keyword research" product.
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    • Profile picture of the author wanna-succeed
      Originally Posted by KenThompson View Post

      Received an email today with a discount for MS.



      There you go.

      Merry christmas or whatever...


      Ken
      I'm a bit puzzled about this link...:confused:
      It's a link to get a 35% discount on M-Samurai but are we allowed to use it? I mean, wasn't that emssage targeted at a specific person (you Ken? perhaps)? Can other people actually cash in on that sweet deal?
      If so, partyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy time!!!
      And a big TY for posting it here if it does work.
      I have been using a free 40 day trail of mraketing samurai through the great free online course I'm taking and they give us MS as a free tool.
      It is really easy to use and delivers quick, reliable and extremly efficient results, saving people hours at a time of tedious research.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rsberg
    I personally have both MKT SAM and MNF and I have to say I use MKT SAM far more although MNF does have its place as well.

    At $97 this is a steal! If you're "on the fence" then hop off quickly and snatch this offer up before it goes back up to the normal price...once you use it you won't ever look back.
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  • Profile picture of the author kimberly Aita
    I have or had it but I couldn't get it to upgrade so I uninstalled it and now I haven't been able to reinstall at all. I did like it a lot but am not happy with the fact that I really didn't get any help in the reinstallation problem.

    I am one of those who is partial to MNF but they are both great in different ways. MNF updates easily but has had some problems lately as well.

    Oh and both can be quite addicting.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joshyybaxx
    Before you buy it I'd suggest going to their website and watching the tutorial videos, specifically the 4 golden rule ones and you will realise how amazing this tool is.

    I have it and only really started using it a week or so ago, it's really good and at $97 you wont find a better product for KWR.

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  • Profile picture of the author Josh Kotsay
    Yup, it's worth it. I love the SEO competition module and I use it whenever I enter a new niche.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Johnston
    I have it and bought it IIRC at the full price; and well worth it!

    The only problem I have is it takes about 5 minutes to load on both my desktop and my laptop (1.5 GHz and 2.2 GHZ.) So unless you have a current machine, you might find it major annoying when you start.

    That said, it runs a bit slow but mostly okay once it has started up. One of these days, I'll have to upgrade my working computers.

    Marvin
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  • Profile picture of the author DennisM
    Is it not better to just outsource the KW research or should we, as marketers. take control and own this task ourselves?

    Thanks,
    Dennis
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    • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
      Originally Posted by DennisM View Post

      Is it not better to just outsource the KW research
      If you do a lot of keyword research, will be using the same outsourcer on a continuing basis, and can explain precisely how to do that research every bit as well as you could do it yourself... yes.

      For me, that's three strikes and the idea is outta there.
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      • Profile picture of the author smartlazy
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        Market Samurai is well worth the price. If you are serious with your business, this tool should be on top of your buying list!

        Their tutorial videos also rocks! I learned a whole lot of things about keyword research that way.
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    • Profile picture of the author balara
      Originally Posted by DennisM View Post

      Is it not better to just outsource the KW research or should we, as marketers. take control and own this task ourselves?

      Thanks,
      Dennis
      Maybe I'm over-cautious, but I would never outsource keyword research.

      The choice of keywords makes or breaks a product, and either way, I need to be the initiator of the outcome.

      I love M.Samurai not just for finding keywords but for all of the benefits the product holds.

      I'd recommend that you follow the advice given by Joshyybaxx, then you will have a much better idea why MS is such a great tool for internet marketers.

      Veronica
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  • Profile picture of the author Gkane
    MS is a no brainer as it is much more than a keyword research tool. Its great for assessing market competition, monetisation to touch on a few. Outsourcing keyword research is an option, however I prefer to stay on top of things and MS makes it easier, Perhaps your outourcers can provide ideas and prelimary KW research and you can investigate further?
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  • Profile picture of the author mattlaclear
    We have been using the free version of MS for 6 months now for our high volume seo company and it does everything we need it to do. If you're using the free version you just need to also use the free version of Traffic Travis (for data on competition). I should add that I have the professional version on my laptop but our employees use the free version as I didn't feel like shelling out the multiple $150 payments. But like I said the free version is all you need. It pulls good clean lists. It also gives pretty accurate exact search counts. Must have tool for sure.
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    • Profile picture of the author All Night Cafe
      This is a serious must have tool. We use it every
      day. As CD said at the Christmas price even he
      may buy.

      We have many other keyword tools, but when we got
      MS we don't even start the others up.

      It is a great tool.
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  • Profile picture of the author patmiller27
    I agree... MS is a really cool tool. A must buy for any serious internet marketer
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    • Profile picture of the author Ditso
      I've had it for sometime. I like that it helps you think outside the box when looking for niches.

      I also use the rank tracker and check on the back links my main competition has.

      As long as you use it regularly it will definitely pay for itself.
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  • Profile picture of the author fypnlp
    MS is brilliant and well worth the money. Shame you didn't ask this question earlier in the year and you could have used it for 40 days free in the 'the challenge' and brought it at a discount price of $80.
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  • Profile picture of the author darren13
    MS is a brilliant tool to have especially if you get it for $97. For anyone newish to IM you can follow the latest 30 day challenge. They still have the videos on utube. They show you the practial use for MS. There is a MS dojo site that has loads of training videos aswell. I wouldnt be as experianced as others in the IM world but i think it was a great buy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jake Gray
    $97? I'm buying it right now!
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  • Profile picture of the author DJ DeMarco
    trust me, its worth every penny. They keep on update and the result is great.You just need to know how to use this tool at the right way, and you will love your keyword research task...lol
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  • Profile picture of the author JackPowers
    I'm just doing keyword research using my brain, google's keyword tool (which MS uses), SEO Quake and SEO Spyglass.

    As I understand, MS does not have any unique data so basically it's just a question of saving time?
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  • Profile picture of the author Dj Taylor
    I own Market Samurai and Micro Niche Finder and use both. I don't use Market Samurai to conduct keyword research but I use it track the rank of my keywords. I believe the rank tracker alone is worth more than the price tag but if you can get it for under $100, you are golden.
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  • Profile picture of the author mish_h
    Dennis.... If you want to outsource you still have to know what to tell your outsourcers to do. If you don't know how, what and what software to use you can't teach some-one else. I have MS and its simply the best.
    Most people think they can just outsource stuff without having made it work themselves first. In my mind this a mistake as your outsourcer is only as good as you!
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  • Profile picture of the author lightcam
    M.S. is so much more than keyword research and as many others have said... it's a no brainer.

    They have many video tutorials... so just get it
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  • Profile picture of the author karakoram
    If you go to Pat Flynn's site (smartPassiveIncome), and hunt around, you can find his affiliate link to purchase Market Samurai for $97
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  • Profile picture of the author lior1970
    Market Samurai is an amazing tool. The price is very reasonable considering this is a one time fee and you get updates for life.
    Sure you can get all the data it displays for free by researching yourself however, this tool will save you 90%-95% of the time involved in such research.
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  • Greetings 100Banz,

    In my opinion Market Samurai at $149 is a great investment.

    Most especially when you consider that it is going to save you some was between 70% up to to 95% of your time that is necessary to do the research.

    Your time is money ... and this time could be used elsewhere in your Internet marketing business to add add profits to your bottom line.

    If you do will search for a 12 day trial of Market Samurai ... during the trial they will make an offer for you to you for $97.00 ... That makes it a no-bainer fantastic investment.


    All the best and wishing you and your family great health and prosperity in 2011 .... Ron
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  • Profile picture of the author CraigX
    Originally Posted by 100Bandz View Post

    Anyone who has it, how is it? Worth the $149?
    Is it worth it? This is one of the best tools you can buy.

    You can most certainly pick up market samurai for less then $149. Google Market Samurai and you should be able to find it much cheaper but if your unable too just sign up on there list and eventually they will send you an e-mail with a discount.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jake Gray
    If you're serious about internet marketing, this tool is for you. You'll make your investment back in no time.
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  • Profile picture of the author writetale
    anybody else have problems getting the xmas discount (which should be available according to the email, until midnite December 31st)?

    the form is not giving me the discount.....
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  • Profile picture of the author CACruiser
    i just purchased at $97.00 --had no issues.
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  • Profile picture of the author Carlos-Amigos
    Certainly well worth the price - I did get in very early (one of the first who purchased) and has certainly paid for itself over and over again. I do use it every day; some modules more than others.

    I do also own MNF (and several other programs) too, but don't use it all that often. MS is like the swiss army knife of IM tools.
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    • Profile picture of the author NikkiBanks
      Sign Up for the thirtydaychallenge.com by Ed Dale.
      You can get free trial copy of Market Samurai if you haven't already.
      Plus a discounted price of $97 after trial period for 7 days or so.
      Not sure if it is still valid.

      But u can still cross check here

      Code:
      http://www.challenge.co/training/2010/mod1/day4/
      Click on Market Samurai under Related Resources Tab
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  • Profile picture of the author V12
    Worth every cent.
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  • Profile picture of the author oneplusone
    I can't speak highly enough of Market Samurai.

    Learning how to use it properly, is very important though.
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  • Profile picture of the author asimbawany
    Market Samurai is awesome.
    $97 is a very good price to have it...
    and btw, you can buy it for $97 anytime. Just go to their website, take the 14 day trial with an email address you haven't used for the trial yet and it will give you the offer to buy for $97 within the 1st 10 days.
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    • Profile picture of the author Netafile
      MS does more than just keyword research, it's a Swiss army knife of functions.

      Do the trial and go through the tutorials.

      Definitely worth $147/97 anytime.
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      • Profile picture of the author reapr
        Fantastic deal at $149 and at $97 its a steal. Looking back at it compared to a few other products I have bought I would have gladly paid 2x more for it. MS teamed up with SEO Link Robot and ScrapeBox gives you a IM department in a box!

        Look if you are already making a few bucks on line and still pondering if this is worth the buy you may as well light a few twenty dollar bills every once in while just for the heck of it because essentially you would be throwing money away using lesser tools.

        Now if money is an issue and your a die hard you can do much of it functions for free but what would take hours can be done in minutes and you get a lot more data.

        Consider watching a few videos on the makers site on how it is used and you will be hard pressed to keep your CC in your pocket!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author kb24
    Is Micro niche finder good enough or should I get MS too?
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    • Profile picture of the author Carlos-Amigos
      Originally Posted by kb24 View Post

      Is Micro niche finder good enough or should I get MS too?
      It all depends on what you're doing?

      MNF is good for finding exactly that "micro niches", and is better for finding small narrow niches and working its way up to a larger niche(s), whereas MS is best used for wider niches, then narrowing down.

      But as most others have said MS is much more than keyword research.

      It also has the following:
      - Rank tracker: to keep tabs on all your URL's that have or dont have rank in the search engines, and a history of what positions they are for that term over time (priceless)

      - Keyword research (this is I believe the most used section of MS)

      - Seo competition (what to know how to knock off the top dog for your keyword, then this is the section)

      - Domains: find keyword rich domains

      - Monetization: you can find products and services to promote using clickbank, amazon etc..

      - Find content: a brilliant way of finding content via numerous sources, also see how many times the article has been published and the page rank - simply super

      - Publish content: push content out to blogs etc

      - Promotion: simple easy way to find some good quality backlinks

      - Adwords (coming soon)

      So all up well worth the small investment.

      Carl
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      • Profile picture of the author kb24
        Originally Posted by Carlos-Amigos View Post

        It all depends on what you're doing?


        - Keyword research (this is I believe the most used section of MS)

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        I am mainly going to do keyword research.. is the Seo Comp section cut off after the 7 day free trial? I read that you can still do KW research after the trial ends..
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  • Profile picture of the author asimbawany
    I am mainly going to do keyword research.. is the Seo Comp section cut off after the 7 day free trial? I read that you can still do KW research after the trial ends..
    its actually a 14 days trial.
    and yes you're correct. after the trial you still get access to keyword research tool but everything else gets blocked.

    also, jeff johnson has made a deal with the guys at MS to give a 30 days free trial instead of 14 days. look around for the post on market samurai on his blog, you'll find it. And ofcourse, that link he gives you will be an affiliate link.

    Asim
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  • Profile picture of the author hell0world
    MS and MNF are all outstanding! I use both of them!
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