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Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Stanallaire
RE: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

These are all great points - the expression "Jack of all trades, master of none" really rings true here when it comes to my business. What I've found is that I can make a living on doing projects...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By RefuseToLose
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

When you start alone in this business you have to be a jack of all trades because most of the time you can't afford to pay anyone else. However...

Once you gain all the skills required to start,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

TNT011,



I say false. ;)

>> After all, Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Microsoft's Bill Gates and Apple's Steve Jobs among others...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Steve B
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

Totally false. No one fits your superman definition and it is not required in any field of labor. How many DaVincis come along in anyone's lifetime? DaVinci was a genius. You don't have to be a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Kay King
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

It means someone who has a wide range of interests and wide range of knowledge - not someone perfect.

The other name is not "superman" - it's Renaissance Man.

To me, this falls under the header...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Randy McLean
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

I agree. I have had to learn a lot of new skills since I got into this.

HTML and web design, creating winning headlines, and even studied psychology. At first you have to be a jack of all trades...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

I think it's false.

At a base level it's good to have an understanding of issues, ideas and practices but when I wanted to take my sales page to the next level I hired a specialist.

In my mind...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th November 2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Randy McLean
Re: Is this a harmful thought: Everything happens for a reason?

It's kind of a cop out. Especially when something bad happens.

"A reason" implies that they don't necessarily know the reason. Sometimes things are so obvious they stare you right in the face. ...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Is this a harmful thought: Everything happens for a reason?

Everything happens for a reason - and most of the time the reason is to teach you a lesson.

Let me restructure it: Everything bad happens to teach you a lesson. Everything good happens to show you...
Forum: Copywriting 18th November 2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Lannisterdoor
Re: As a Copywriter, would you work on an election campaign?

I would definetely do! I imagine it must be a very interesting job (and I suppose it pays well), I also imagine it must be a very complicated work, politicians usually have a huge ego, which means...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By Kay King
Re: No Risk - No Obelisk

No, it's not true.



That reads to me as...wait for it....blah blah blah:smilies_rolleyes:

CALCULATED risk is what you should be taking....know the odds of succeeding...know what the pitfalls...
Forum: Copywriting 17th November 2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Bill Jeffels
Re: As a Copywriter, would you work on an election campaign?

If you looked at it the right way, it would be no different than any other copy job.

It requires you to persuade, compel and seduce someones emotions to obtain a desired outcome.


Bill

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Forum: Copywriting 17th November 2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Kay King
Re: As a Copywriter, would you work on an election campaign?

The slogan you refer to wasn't new - it was used in 1980 and in 1992 - by Reagan and by Bill Clinton in speeches during their respective campaigns. Now I wonder if a clever copywriter thought it up...
Forum: Copywriting 17th November 2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Courage
Re: As a Copywriter, would you work on an election campaign?

I would love to work on a political
campaign. Imagine the thrill when
your client get's elected...
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th November 2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By adamcurran
Re: Are you WHAT-IFing too much?

I'm a big believer that you get back what you put out there. If you're always looking for the bad then that's what you'll find, if you don't consider that and you're constantly searching for the...
Forum: Copywriting 16th November 2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By gingerninjas
RE: As a Copywriter, would you work on an election campaign?

I make a point to only work on things I believe in.

I was offered some work a little while back that was lucrative but went against everything that I stand for and I respectfully declined.

If...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th November 2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Anyone knows how to deal with real pain of the virtual world and technology effectively?

When you make a plan, there is a God up there who laughs.

Whatever you plan to do - no matter how perfect it is, there will always be energy&time-sucking obstacles.

I think the only way to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By ChrisBa
Re: The most successful marketers are lone wolves or wolf pack types?

It's both, different people work better in different situations.
At the same time, it's very difficult to success without networking and at least a small circle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Kay King
Re: The most successful marketers are lone wolves or wolf pack types?

It's neither. If you can't work without someone telling you what to do - you may have a hard time.

If you have never worked a job where you had to show up and get something done to get...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th November 2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By ColinB
RE: What's the most important thing to influence your mood?

Id say its when i see a sign or evidence that I have overestimated my progress with regards to achieving my goals or overestimated where I'm currently at.
One of my biggest challenges is remaining...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th November 2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Randy McLean
Re: What's the most important thing to influence your mood?

It sounds obvious but the biggest factor for me is sleep. If I am not well rested I am grumpy no matter what the situation.

Getting enough sleep gives me the strength and positivity to handle...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th November 2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By Wayne Equity
Re: What's the most important thing to influence your mood?

As long as I do all of my daily habits and finish the day with a high level of production in all areas of life my baseline is happy. Beyond that life's circumstances will under that mood up or down.
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th November 2016, 02:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By BlossMart
RE: What's the most important thing to influence your mood?

Often it's as simple as feedback or results - if clients are happy, I am happy.

If they aren't happy with the work I have done and they are not getting the results then I get stressed and pretty...
Forum: Social Media 6th November 2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By james flynn
Re: Some basics to create a killer explainer video!!

Your point is absolutely valid. Creating a video content is not a piece of cake and requires hours of hard work and commitment. But I just provided a general recipe which I think can clear out the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By sirtiman
Re: Can you afford to work ONE MONTH and then rest for ONE WHOLE YEAR?

Even I'm full time work from home, I don't want to waste my time just to work too much in front of the monitor. Of course I can make more money if doing work online with more time but I have other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Can you afford to work ONE MONTH and then rest for ONE WHOLE YEAR?

I work whenever I want... or not. Develop a solid stream of
residual income and it's entirely possible. I could walk away
for longer than a year and my income would likely continue to
increase. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Winnipegtech
Re: The WORST Clients Pay The BEST: True or False?

So far based on my more than 8 years of experience in internet marketing the best clients pay the best. I have never had a bad client who paid me good rates. My worst clients were the ones who have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By Bill Jeffels
Re: The WORST Clients Pay The BEST: True or False?

I treat my clients with respect and I assume to get that in return. And I've never had a problem.

I also think it boils down to your interaction with them.

If it's through Skype or email if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By TeaCozy
RE: The WORST Clients Pay The BEST: True or False?

Ok, here's the thing - whether they are bad or good they are paying you to do a service and you have accepted them as a client so their expectations and demands are something you do have to endure in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 144
Posted By superowid
Re: The WORST Clients Pay The BEST: True or False?

Demanding client - Good payment ---> Done. Checked.
Demanding client - Bad payment ---> Done. Checked.
Friendly client - Bad payment ---> Done. Checked.
Friendly client - Good payment ---> Done....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By gingerninjas
RE: Do you have these Problems with your Hourly Rate?

I also quote a project price for a job, it is easier this way and the client is aware of the expected outcome price-wise.

While they may be aware of my hourly rate and can calculate how many hours...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By vandahumble
Re: Do you have these Problems with your Hourly Rate?

When the client says the project is going to take X hours. Ask him what is his basis for his numbers? Did he do the same project before? Was a similar work done for him by another freelancer?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By agmccall
Re: Do you have these Problems with your Hourly Rate?

Personally, I would never charge an hourly rate. How can you. Lets say your charge $40.00 per hour for your service and I am interested so I say "How much will this cost me?" So your response is 5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By Steve B
Re: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

Do your customers really love and embrace what you do for them for the price they pay you? Do you offer products or service they can't get elsewhere?

If so, you have nothing to worry about.

As...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By Oziboomer
Re: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

The scary thing is when you raise your prices and the low-ballers stick.

Don't worry too much because you need to make the price rise painful enough to lose the "D" clients yet make it worthwhile...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By yukon
Re: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

Raise the prices and you'll get rid of the low ballers.

Problem solved.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By gingerninjas
RE: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

Personally my rate has been low compared to my other colleagues over the past few years as I build up my clientele and prove my worth.. I have made two small hourly rate increases however I have done...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By aizaku
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By igrowyourbiz
Re: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

Since 1994 I have increased my prices (dramatically) every single year.

Not just for general purposes but for many reasons.

1) My notoriety increases every year, therefore my demand increases...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: New Year – New prices for my old customers – Yes or No?!

I think your problem exists only in your own mind.



You've decided that you need to give a discount simply because you gave one last year.

You don't!!!!

The customers that you gave a...
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