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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,302
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Be Honest - Are you just posting to get exposure for the WSO in your signature?

As a newbie with no WSO yet, and not too many posts, I don't post just to get people drawn to my site. I do sense that there is something to the number of posts one has on the forum - a kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,841
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Kicking Out The Trolls In The WSO Forum

Wow thank you. I am currently writing and re-writing which will soon to be my first WSO, and I haven't even been paying attention to the trolls. OMG. Just one more thing... Sigh. Thank you for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 770
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Just got an order for my first Fiverr gig!

Congratulations!! Don't forget to build relationships with your fiverr customers through the site. Chances are you'll get repeats and referrals!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Tips for getting started on writing articles for money?

I was steered towards this thread by a recent post by Alexa. Thank you all. I, too, am am trying to build my writing clientele. Tried fiverr. Ugh. Never again, but I must say I did get one outside...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Working online at home? How not to get distracted?

I do this too - short term lists and a longer term list that might include things like going to the store or whatever. I love the feeling of marking things off of my list.

I am lately getting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,940
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Someone thanked me... now what?

OP - so now you know that there is no money in thanking or getting thanked. If you look at Amazon.com, one of the highest selling books is on gratitude. Gratitude is given without expectation of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,053
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Fiverr writing gigs? Be cautious, ask questions!

Totally agree. I have a full time outside job, and am moving into IM as a strategy to get me out of the office and so that I can survive when I retire. I had a fiverr gig up for somewhere between...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Member Feedback Please. Staying in the Internet Marketing Niche?

Hi dunit. I agree with the previous two posters. One of the things I have learned from this forum is that there is no quick road to success (for most of us). I would say be patient, keep doing what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Where can I Hire someone to do writing jobs for me?

I had never heard of iwriter so I checked it out. From this writer's perspective, it is no better than fiverr. Says you can get "up to" $4 per article. I tried fiverr for a short while, but quite...
Forum: Copywriting 5th December 2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,073
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Copy errors that seriously bug me

Any misspellings drive me bananas. I find this kicks my ability to respect the writer down several notches. I often can't even continue reading. Sure we may commit typos on this forum, but when you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Starting Clickbank ~ Words of Wisdom?

Thank you Lori and Alexa and all. I was pretty confused about the importance of gravity, but this quote (picked up from Alexa's post on one of the threads she referenced), really put it in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th November 2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Reasonable Fee to Charge for Written Articles?

Red - I think it depends on the research you have to do and the keyword density. But if you are just marketing PLR that will be spun anyway, a way to get it off the ground is offering a pack of 5,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th November 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,195
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Do You Believe In "Occupy"?

This is an interesting thread and I am a little late to the party on commenting.

For me the OWS movement was/is refreshing. At least people are trying to do something. Yes, it is scattered and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,611
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Warriorforum not loading in Firefox

I think FireFox in general is having issues. And not just with this forum. It crashes on me with regularity, whether I am here at home or at my work computer. Getting sick of seeing that warning:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,649
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Making money with Fiverr doesn't have to be a secret

This is a good discussion. I offered writing services on fiverr and got completely swamped. Great reviews, but not a good use of my time.

A gig that takes two minutes and gets me ($3.90 - let's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,601
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Fiverr denied my gig after a month of 100% feedback, here's their reason...

I can't stand fiverr. It's not about their support. It's about not getting paid what a good writer should be paid.

I don't know why you were denied. But maybe it's a blessing. If you're a good...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By doingwrite
Re: A Little Rant

Russell - you talking to me? I didn't think I implied that I would be just as happy if I wasn't being paid. What makes me happy is that someone pays me to do something I love. No BS intended here.
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,842
Posted By doingwrite
Re: What are the emotional triggers that will guarantee the sell?

I couldn't help but think all the way through reading this thread about the similarity with conflict mediation.

As a mediator you are working with two (or more) people who have a conflict because...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 786
Posted By doingwrite
Re: A Little Rant

I can't wait till I can quit my full-time job and write full time. Now it is THAT job that I am keeping because of the money. It's not awful. Just not what I want to do.

Wrote a piece yesterday...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,564
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Finding a decent article writer

Great ideas on this thread. I would definitely agree that looking on fiverr is not the way to go. I made the mistake of posting gigs on fiverr when I was a newbie and realized quite quickly that...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th October 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,177
Posted By doingwrite
Re: The Law Of Attraction

The only missing piece in this discussion, for me, is the concept of "kaizen." That is the concept of taking sometimes minute baby steps toward your goal. We tend to think that the goal is the only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,353
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why Are There So Few Info Products On Stopping Foreclosure?

There is most definitely something to be said for simplifying this niche, and explaining alternatives in a way that the average layperson could understand. I wonder how the OP would reach the people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

Well as a relative newbie to all of this I can say this thread, combined with my grueling week as a fiverr writer, has convinced me more than ever that I put too much into my writing to be paid a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,353
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why Are There So Few Info Products On Stopping Foreclosure?

Lori - I have read the work you have posted at beingmiddleclass.org. You have truly fought for people in incredibly dire situations, and often won. But you never gave false hope.

Thank you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,353
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why Are There So Few Info Products On Stopping Foreclosure?

I HAVE gone through this. I got a loan modification in the end, but it was a brutal 18 months. I have no idea which particular phone call or letter or response from me made the difference. I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,353
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why Are There So Few Info Products On Stopping Foreclosure?

What do you mean? You have a site or book or company that markets to people wanting to stop foreclosure?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

Well I will admit one thing that happened in this past week was that I got alot faster at writing the articles than I was before! But if you are to write a good, optimized piece, it still takes time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,353
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why Are There So Few Info Products On Stopping Foreclosure?

I've been aware of this niche for way too long, and also in contact with many a family facing foreclosure. There is no crystal ball, no magic process that will stop a foreclosure. It is, as others...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

Well I was a five dollar writer for the past week, and let me tell you it was grueling.

I signed up for fiverr and somehow got on the first page and got way more "gigs" than I ever could have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,446
Posted By doingwrite
Re: how to make 100 on fiverr

I posted three gigs on fiverr for the first time on Saturday.

I have 3 jobs and one conversation about a job going.

I had NO IDEA it happens this fast!
Forum: Programming 18th September 2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,840
Posted By doingwrite
Re: ? About using Hostgator & WordPress & GoDaddy

Thanks Vince. So obvious it would have knocked me over, huh?
Forum: Programming 18th September 2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,840
Posted By doingwrite
Re: ? About using Hostgator & WordPress & GoDaddy

Perfect timing on this thread. Thank you. I've been looking today at setting up a second website. I used godaddy for the first but needed LOTS of help from a friend who said herself that I should...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,180
Posted By doingwrite
Re: What type of 'office' do you have?

Rude when that happens. Maybe I should get music choice. It would be nice to have a selection of types of music that aren't populated with DJ chatter! I wonder what it is about needing noise. I used...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,180
Posted By doingwrite
Re: What type of 'office' do you have?

I have a drafting table that I just moved into the living room (I'm an empty nester). I'm typing on my laptop here now - it's next to a window with great light. I usually have some noise going,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,498
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Just Nailed A ****Weasel Selling My Stuff On Fiverr

Hate it when a thread gets hijacked like this. Originally it was about nailing a weasel who had stolen original work. Again, congrats on nailing him/her. I'm a sincere advocate of writing original...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,498
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Just Nailed A ****Weasel Selling My Stuff On Fiverr

I'm glad you nailed the guy. The first time I found someone had copied something of mine (it was an ezine) I really felt violated. I know we are putting things out there that can easily be stolen,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Do some of you work in "batches"?

Hi ymest. I think each of us needs to find our own rhythms with the work unless of course there are deadlines. It sounds like you have found a rhythm that works for you.

I have a day job still so...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd August 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

I'm sorry. I started those specific references. I did not realize there was a line that could be crossed and I hereby pledge not to go near it again!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st August 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

I thought that was what the tea party was supposed to be doing but at the risk of getting my head chopped off here I think all they did was elect a bunch of people who are even crazier/more inept...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Which I knew which one...

Can you block the number? If not, when they call, tell them that you want them to stop calling you and you will report them to the Better Business Bureau if they don't. Sometimes playing hardball...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st August 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

Good morning all. And about background checks - the employer does have discretion about what is checked. I work for a non-profit and we do background checks for criminal records only for most people....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th August 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

I AM becoming a conspiracy theorist I guess. But I don't think it is a theory. I think this has been a strategic manipulation of our democracy (if you can still call it that) by the wealthy and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th August 2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

OMG I totally agree. I was hit by a car when I was in my twenties. Yes, the car was going a little fast. But I was jaywalking and didn't look both ways. Although it put me in the hospital for 90...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 735
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Does THIS type of video "captivate you" and "sell the product" well?

The content wasn't bad, but I had to look away with all of the "shaking." Some of it was innovative -the screens splitting vertical and horizontal wording, etc., but I would say to balance it to ease...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th August 2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

This has me to thinking about the definition of "welfare." Is going on unemployment and maybe accepting food stamps "welfare?" It is in a way, but it is different from the population that is born...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th August 2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

Sure was a rude awakening. The idea of the American Dream that I grew up with has been shattered. I fought and fought till there were times I couldn't breathe during the years I was pushing to get my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Need Advice dealing with a Parasite company

Have you reported these people to the Better Business Bureau?

Do you have caller ID?

Why did you listen to them for an hour in the first place?

I'm sorry this happened to you. I personally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,237
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Some Warriors may find this offensive...

Well that's a bombshell of a saying, now isn't it? Yes, we are all trying to make money or else why would we be in the IM world. But I don't agree that the everyman/woman for him/herself is the way...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th August 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 2,880
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Rambling

I couldn't agree more Sal. I had my eyes opened about 2.5 years ago when I took the bait and tried to get a home loan modification. It took 16 months of pure he@@ but I finally got it, unlike so many...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th August 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Need Ideas For Promoting A Book (for client)!

Thinking checking out who is on twitter regarding water conservation, and following them. Building a reputation there and then promoting the book might land some sales.
Forum: Copywriting 18th August 2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Critique my writing please

Agree with OutofThisWord.

West Midlands SEO will increase your traffic and sales!
And don't say things like "if you should choose to." Say "When you..."

More self-esteem in the copy needed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 557
Posted By doingwrite
Re: What do you enjoy most about this business?

I'm working a 9-5 job as a non-profit CEO and cannot WAIT to get this going to the point where I can quit and do this full time.

What do I like most? Writing. I have always loved to write, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 990
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Unemployed - Need some ideas.

Leshok - there is alot to learn regarding online businesses. As 0oo0 said, unless you have a good savings stash you should think about getting a job whilst you are learning the ropes. Sorry, but...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th August 2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,075
Posted By doingwrite
Re: The US Postal System Sucks

I live in Cali and there is most definitely a problem here with the postal service. Even though I am generally pro-union, the postal workers union is in my opinion corrupt. I have friends working at...
Forum: Copywriting 7th August 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,355
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Why is this ad so good?

The ad isn't good. Its timing is good. Frankly the copywriting is mediocre at best. But there is a fantasy that people have latched onto and that and only that, in my opinion, is why it is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th August 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By doingwrite
Re: Starting the Day with a Choice

Ryan - you made your day greater than it could have been if you hadn't been motivated to make it so. You are right, we all get negative stuff thrown at us all the time. But we can choose to duck or...
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