Is there a specific thread for Beginners?

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Greetings everyone, I just recently found this site and it seems like a godsend, but I'm reading many of the posts and comments and getting lost because I dont understand the lingo/terms that are frequently used. I have no clue what black hat, grey hat, white hat, WSO really mean.

Is there a certain thread that explains some of the more frequently used terms on this forum?

thanks in advance and I am looking forward to learning and growing on this board.
#beginners #specific #thread
  • Profile picture of the author LimitlessTraffic
    I don't think there is a section only for beginners.

    If you are interested in online marketing and would like to tap into this industry.

    I recommend you search up terms and acronyms you don't know and do research about them.

    At least that's what I did when I first started.
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  • Profile picture of the author pdxkurt
    You're in the right place. Just use the search button and do some reading, more info in here then you'll ever know what to do with.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
    Originally Posted by thedorchannel View Post

    Is there a certain thread that explains some of the more frequently used terms on this forum?
    I think this will help you:
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  • Profile picture of the author Fazal Mayar
    Those are terms you dont even have to learn from the start. For beginners its good to know terms such as hosting, domain, blogging, list building, traffic etc

    Blogger at (Make Money online blog but also promoting ethical internet marketing)

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    • Profile picture of the author thedorchannel
      thanks for all the comments! you guys are awesome!

      I just say the whole black/grey/white hat thing so much thats what I really wanted to get more clarity on. feels good to have a clear view on what it means.

      I look forward to learning and growing with you all.

      ^^^Awesome stuff happens here!

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  • Profile picture of the author svetod
    If you are looking to start with lead generation and PPC, you can drop me a message and I'd be happy to help out.
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  • Profile picture of the author clever7
    You can simply type your question in a search engine and find a link that gives you the answer at the Warrior forum.

    For example: What is a WSO?

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  • Profile picture of the author JRJWrites
    I'm a newb too, but I'm finding that WF is easy to adapt and learn from. I don't think there is any specific beginner thread, but you should browse through the rules and stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author Moneymaker2012
    black hat, grey hat, white hat are all the SEO ( Search Engiene Optimization ) strategies, wnd WSO means Warrior Sepcial Offer.
    There isn't a specific thread but if you search for these terms you can pull a lot of information.
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  • Profile picture of the author katequinn1983
    Use your search engine to find out the answers to your questions. It will surely help you undesrand each term, abbreviation, etc.
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    • Profile picture of the author Nightengale
      This isn't exactly a "frequently-used terms" answer, but hopefully this will bring some clarity when you get lost in all of the "opportunities" to make money online:

      Clarity is a HUGE part of IM success. I hope this post brings some clarity. It's so simple when you know it -- and darn difficult when you don't! I owe my mentors a world of thanks for bringing this clarity.

      IM is actually pretty simple: you can sell only one of two things:

      1. Products
      2. Services

      That's it!

      And selling products or services online happens in the same basic way for everyone, no matter what they're selling:

      Traffic > Opt-in page > Autoresponder series (or e-zine) > Sales page

      That's it! It's just that simple. (We IMers tend to overcomplicate things.)

      But no matter what your niche is, or whether you're selling a product or a service, do you know what your business model is?

      A business model is the framework or skeleton of your business. Essentially there are three types of online business models:

      1. Membership-based model

      A membership-based business model allows you to build a community of people (your members) who are as passionate about your subject as you are. Your membership fees can be monthly or annual, but either way, you're building recurring, passive income.

      There are a lot of resources and information out there to help you build a membership-based business if you're interested in doing this.

      2. Product-based model

      Selling products allows you to maximize your time and effort by selling items over and over again. This can be hard goods or it can be information products. Information marketing is it's own business model under the product-based model. Information marketing allows you to take your brain to the bank by creating a product ONCE based on what you know and selling it over and over again.

      Affiliate marketing falls under both models. You can choose to market either products or services as an affiliate.

      3. Service-based model

      Selling services can be great for 1) generating quick cash (as in the case of article writing or video producing) and 2) establishing your expertise and getting testimonials.

      However, in the long run, your goal should be to offer services at a PREMIUM. The biggest advantage of IM is LEVERAGE. You're able to leverage your time, money and expertise exponentially online. We all have just 24 hours each day. Time to get ruthless about what you expect for those hours you spend in IM each day. Expect more of yourself and more from your business friends, clients, partners, etc.

      What results are you getting for those hours you spend online each day? Ultimately, your services should be at the bottom of your funnel and cost the most since they involve your time and personal attention. (We all have a limited amount of time each day.)

      The fun (and confusion) comes in with all of the endless mix-and-match possibilities of the above models. If you're just starting or still struggling to make money, keep it simple:

      Pick just ONE!

      1. Pick ONE niche. (Something you're interested in and know something about.)

      2. Pick ONE target market for your product or service. (Who will buy what you're offering? The more specific you are, the more you narrow it down, the more successful you'll be.)

      3. Pick ONE business model.

      Now that you're clear about what business you're in, FOCUS! (And stop buying any info not related to your niche and target market, period!)

      F -- Follow
      O -- One
      C -- Course
      U -- Until
      S -- Successful

      And remember: build a list, Build a List, BUILD A LIST!

      In IM, it's easy to put the cart before the horse. Take a deep breath, step back and consider what type of business you REALLY want. Don't worry about getting traffic or buying that expensive traffic product until you know 1) what your business model is, 2) what niche you're in and 3) WHO your target market is!

      Successful business people will tell you that MARKETING is more than half the effort that's needed for success anyway. So pick a niche, target market and business model. Then spend most of your time and effort marketing it.

      If you DON'T have a solid plan or system, THAT'S when it's hard. A good system will shave YEARS (and save you big $$$) off of your learning curve

      That's why I recommend investing in at least one good, comprehensive IM course (or mentor who will give you such a system) instead of jumping from one $37 e-book to the next. A lot of people here complain about not being able to make any money. But neither are they willing to invest in their business. (Buying a random bunch of $37 e-books doesn't count.)

      The best thing I ever did was invest in a comprehensive IM course aimed at REAL business owners, not just other IM wannabes. Yes it was $1500. (It's no longer available.) But it was truly some of the best A-Z IM info I ever bought. Everything else I've learned (from the $37 e-books) since has simply been plugged into this system.

      Get a solid plan or system and then work the plan!

      Hope this helps!

      "You can't market here. This is a marketing discussion forum!"
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