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Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Years Would It Take to Make $20,000 a year from Internet Marketing Alone?

I sent you a PM but I don't think it went through. Let me know if you would like to chat about it further, no sales pitches or anything.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Years Would It Take to Make $20,000 a year from Internet Marketing Alone?

I sold a variety of affiliate stuff, relationship products, different ebooks, internet marketing stuff. There's one thing about marketing, if you are affiliate marketing you will definitely be common...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Years Would It Take to Make $20,000 a year from Internet Marketing Alone?

I started out in affiliate marketing too, and found it difficult as well. I find creating and marketing my own stuff a lot easier and more rewarding and I can get affiliates to sell it for me too :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Years Would It Take to Make $20,000 a year from Internet Marketing Alone?

siocowiz

You can make money with affiliate marketing, plenty of people are doing it, but your income is still dependent on someone else's program. My advice is to learn something, get good at it,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Years Would It Take to Make $20,000 a year from Internet Marketing Alone?

hi siocowiz,

with the right info or the right mentor to teach you it could be done in no time. 1st month, second month, 3rd, it's up to you and what paths you choose to take in marketing. Just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Is there a way to "duplicate" the very same Wordpress configuration to a new site?

Hey Sam,

I have WP Twin and use it all the time. I would be happy to do this for you, PM me if you are interested. Thanks.

Les
Forum: Copywriting 31st January 2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: What's the use for spun articles?

Hi thedog,

There isn't much use for spun articles if they are unreadable or obviously spun. The good directories won't accept anything that isn't good quality. I spin my articles and submit the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Which article directories are the best?

realnetworker you can post the same article to multiple directories if they will accept content that isn't unique. Some people do this and seem to have ok luck with it, others swear it gives you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 496
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Help me choose a new domain

greatshoesdeals.com
shoesources.net
shoesfit.net
fantasticshoes.net
dealsonshoes.net
lowpriceshoes.net
lowpricedshoes.net
awesomeshoedeals.com
shoesforeveryone.net
yourshoeshere.com
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st September 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Do You Backlink

Articles are great for backlinks, put your site/page link in the resource box at the end of your article and submit it to the directories. You can also comment on other peoples related blogs with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Quick Squeeze Page Questions

Hi Ethan,

I don't personally know of any good free hosting to host your page, I know free hosts are out there but in my experience they aren't very good for the most part. Some put ads on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Asking for WP Advice

Hi Teravel,

To install a theme, click on themes in your admin panel and you can search there for one online or upload any you have found and downloaded to your puter. click on upload and select...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Squeeze page Question

Hi Robin,

Yeah, do what Loren suggested and it'll be fine. In your html code that is located right at the top under <head>
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st September 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,116
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Squeeze page or Sales page.

The PPC --> squeezepage --> CPA offer is a strategy a lot of people use for that kind of business model. As far as squeezepage content, all you really need to have on the page is a really good eye...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: ideas on what else to sell to my list

Hi Simon,

If you want to protect your brand and you don't want your subscribers getting on other lists for other products, create a product line yourself that goes along with your diet. For...
Forum: Website Design 1st September 2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Does my current wordpress theme suit my site?

The theme is fine, people who are looking for what you offer are looking more at how easy it is to find stuff and how informative your articles are than the design. I would definitely put an optin...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st August 2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Embedded audio/ Mp3 Players? Anybody?

I think this is the one used on the ActionPopup site WordPress Audio Player (http://wpaudioplayer.com/) it is a wordpress plugin but it also has a stand alone version.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How do I sell access to view ebooks online to Smart Phone, Ipad, & Kindle users?

Hey Biz Man,

Yes Wishlist can limit IPs. You can choose how many unique IP addresses each member can login with per day so it can help reduce theft, but the fact is that overall it is not too big...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How do I sell access to view ebooks online to Smart Phone, Ipad, & Kindle users?

Hey Biz Man,

I think maybe you are over thinking this, or maybe I don't know the whole story. I would just make the ebook a .pdf file and sell it that way. pdf files can be read on smartphones...
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: need feedback on salesletter

To be perfectly honest with you, I hate getting spam @replies as much as I hate spam DMs so I never even look at what they are promoting even if they are based on keywords I am interested in. Best to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Les Tatum
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Not sure what webinar is as pertains to a new marketing angle

Yeah it may be kinda difficult for you to understand what's going on without lips to read, unless you could use an amplified headset or something so you could hear it. It would really help if there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Ranking on page 1 of google for low competitive keyword?

@Craig
It takes time, especially with google, just keep at it, create good content and get good backlinks and keep at it and eventually it will pay off. Going after SERPs can be slow but once you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Not sure what webinar is as pertains to a new marketing angle

Hi Tom,

A webinar is kinda like a conference call except that it is audio and video, usually screen capture video. You can call in on the phone but usually it is all done over the computer, you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: This is too easy. I must be missing something.

If you are analyzing everything correctly, then it looks like you found some good easy to rank for keywords. I have noticed in a lot of cases that the competition isn't quite as steep as some may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: What do you consider to be the best IM skills to have?

1. copywriting
2. list building
3. product creation

If you can do those 3 things well you will have all the traffic and cash you want.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 933
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Normal for membership software to be ~$200 ?

I prefer Wishlist Member with Wordpress, it's 97 dollars for a single site license and 297 for unlimited sites. It's an easy to upload wordpress plugin. Since it's wordpress you can also use other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: I need exp affilaite question answered

You can still do 100% instant commissions up front, just make it clear to the customer and the affiliate that the affiliates are responsible for the refunds. If someone contacts you for a refund,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st August 2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,823
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Magic Article Rewriter or Best Spinner

I haven't tried either of these products so I can't say if they are good or not, but I have used several different spinners. Something to remember about article spinners is that if they auto replace...
Forum: Copywriting 31st August 2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How do you justify a free gift?

The free gift is to give the subscriber a taste of the value you will provide them in your paid products and to give them an incentive to join your list. You could pitch it like, "I'm giving this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Please Review my new Sales Page

Hey Ryan,

I like your new sales page better, but I don't typically like to have an optin form on a sales page. I prefer to have a squeeze page for the optins and a sales page for the sales. If you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Does Anyone Knows a Good Plataform For an E-Commerce Website?

I would use ZenCart if you need a traditional estore looking type of site, for everything else I like to use Wordpress. I think Wordpress even has a few ecommerce plugins to make an estore type of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Article Marketing Question

Whether there is a "penalty" or not is debatable, we don't really know exactly how Google's algorithms work(they make sure of that) and they change often, but to help maximize the chance of all 3 of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How Many Backlinks Per Month?

I think it is more about being consistent as some have said. If your site has thousands of backlinks and you normally get a couple hundred per day then that is normal for your site. If you get 10 a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st August 2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Article Marketing & SEO Questions

1. As others have said, deep linking your pages is good, just don't overdo it. Some article directories limit the number of links you can put in an article and you don't want it to look spammy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: What is the Average Hold Time For Membersites?

I have to agree with Justin. It depends a lot on the type of site, the content available, and the terms but on average, for an indefinite term membership, it's about a few months per member with the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,029
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How do you keep yourself motivated and on track?

Going through a tough time in your life can really kill your motivation if you let it, I have recently been through some times that made my focus and motivation very difficult and I am just now...
Forum: Website Design 24th October 2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Membership Site Woes- Drupal or Joomla

Boomachucka

The script I spoke of is a stand alone script that handles all membership functions as well as affiliate tracking, product delivery, etc. I use it instead of wordpress for more...
Forum: Website Design 24th October 2009, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: WP Advice

Hey Steve,

hehe, I didn't think you were being lazy, I just didn't know of a definitive guide to point you to at the moment lol :) I learned wordpress just by playing with it and it is pretty easy...
Forum: Website Design 24th October 2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: WP Advice

Start with the Wordpress help pages and see if that helps, if you have any problems figuring it out, Google it. There are tons of people out there that have easy instructions on their own sites about...
Forum: Website Design 24th October 2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Membership Site Woes- Drupal or Joomla

I have been just using Wordpress for my basic membership sites because you can do pretty much anything you can find a plugin for, but for a more advanced site like it sounds like you are needing,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th October 2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Best Keyword Spy Tool?

K.E. is one of the best but I also like Traffic Travis Pro edition, it has some cool features not found on a lot of keyword tools. I think I use Traffic Travis more than all my other keyword tools...
Forum: Website Design 5th October 2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Can You Add Tables And Grids To A Wordpress Site?

Hi Naima,

There are some ecommerce plugins for WP available that are designed to create an estore type of site with multiple products in a grid pattern that may do exactly what you want. A search...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,055
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 30 Winners announced!

Thank you guys for choosing me as one of the membership script winners, that's awesome. I feel doubly blessed! Thanks James for offering up your script and thanks for choosing 2 winners, that's very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,055
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 27 Winners announced!

Thank you very much Kate for sponsoring me, I really appreciate it. It's a huge honor to be among the few chosen. Congrats to all the winners and a huge thanks to all the sponsors, this turned out to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 811
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: How much do you spend on hosting?

Yep me too, Hostgator for all my sites at $9.95 per month. You can get a coupon code to get the first month for a penny also. Never had any problems with them at all.
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th August 2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,042
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Time Management Problems

Definitely spend adequate time on your studies, then prioritize your IM tasks.

I like to do the hardest things first so that the rest of the tasks seem really easy and it all gets done.

Get at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 18,055
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Want a FREE Membership to the War Room ? 6 up for grabs

Wow that's very generous sponsoring War Room memberships, very nice, thanks!

I'll get my entry in as well.

I have been an internet marketer for some time and have made some money here and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Wordpress - How do I...?

Hi sandy,

You will probably need to download wordpress and install it from scratch. It's not hard you just have to upload the files to your host, create a database, then run the install procedure....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,514
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: If I knew then what I know now - let's help the newbies

Hi Jim,

Probably the best Adwords product I have read is Perry Marshall's Ultimate Guide To Google Adwords. It will teach you everything you need to get started in Adwords and it's a good read. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,514
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: If I knew then what I know now - let's help the newbies

Hi Lyn,

A business model is basically what type of business you are trying to create and run. It's how you are trying to make money online. For example, creating adsense sites and driving traffic...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th August 2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 692
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Are you a night owl...?

I have always been a night person, worked night shifts when I was still working for others, and have always been more sharp at night. I'm also an extreme insomniac which I am working on. I prefer to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 701
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Domain question... .net vs .com

I always go for .com domains mainly just because that's what most people remember. When someone types in a domain name they heard or read from memory they tend to try .com first if they don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,294
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Super Easy $500 Contest. $50 Cash to answer a question.

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I picked Advanced sales, persuasion tactics, and copywriting for number one because these are the things that will get people to buy. I have been studying copywriting and persuasion...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th August 2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,169
Posted By Les Tatum
Re: Hi From The UK

Hi Tom,

Welcome to WF, there are a lot of awesome people here. I am from the US but I have several good friends in the UK, a lot of great people there. If you want to JV on something, a product or...
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