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Forum: Warriors For Hire 3rd December 2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Content: Closed
Views: 767
Posted By statelizard
Post Closed

This offer is now closed. Thanks to all who took advantage.
Forum: Copywriting 9th October 2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,875
Posted By statelizard
Re: Start charging $3,000 per sales letter with no experience

Of course you can and it has nothing to do with having big balls. It depends on the market, your client, and what industry they're in.

Can you do it without some kind of portfolio? Maybe, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,508
Posted By statelizard
Re: Will Paypal Freeze me ? (LOADS of Paypal Money comming in)

This gets thrown around all the time. I have never had a problem with PayPal. That being said I also haven't had massive changes in my incoming cash. I tend to use paypal for my writing services...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By statelizard
Re: 2011 tax change for business purchases

Yeah but this isn't about the IRS, they don't make the tax laws, they only enforce them. This is entirely about the people casting the votes on the law. If Congress passed a "no taxes ever bill"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By statelizard
Re: 2011 tax change for business purchases

Couldn't agree more. Pay what you owe, people and businesses who don't are a big part of why the tax code is as screwed up as it is. That being said, the screwed up tax code is also part of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By statelizard
Re: Solo Ads - only for freebies?

Hey Maddi,

I'm with you on the adswaps for the most part. In my experience, most list owners prefer that you send visitors to an opt-in or freebie page. That being said, I tend to stay away from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By statelizard
Re: 2011 tax change for business purchases

No need to get all worked up about it just yet. They tried to get this measure repealed when they passed the Small Business Act a few weeks ago. Those amendments were defeated in by a slim margin. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By statelizard
Re: Sports Niche

After taking a quick peek at your blog I can sort of tell what you’re going for as far as your content. So here’s my honest advice a couple of tips.



First, yes the sports niche as it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By statelizard
Re: Best and smart long term way to monitize a "freebie seeker" mailing list?

Mooble,

First off, congrats are in order just for a having a list at all, that puts you ahead of the vast majority of people already.

The next thing is don't fall into the trap that you don't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th July 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By statelizard
Re: Weird Luxuries You've Always Wanted

This is number one on my list, new socks are the best.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By statelizard
Re: Etiquette of Outsourcing

This is actually one of my biggest pet peeves about outsourcing. As I said I work as a freelancer and I hire freelancers. And I NEVER hire or work by the hour. If you're a professional you know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,290
Posted By statelizard
Re: Why are you here?

Two main reasons

1. I was tired of running statistical analysis (except I think I do even more of that now).
2. I was tired of having the occasional monkey throw up on me. Seriously monkeys,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By statelizard
Etiquette of Outsourcing

The Basic Etiquette of Outsourcing

Before I say anything else, I want to make two things clear.



I am aware this will probably ruffle some feathers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By statelizard
Re: Advice about Warrior for Hire

Hopefully my situation will help you with your current one and maybe give a little hope.

I hadn't been a member for all that long when I posted my offer in the warrior for hire section. A bit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,016
Posted By statelizard
Re: Strategies for getting testimonials?

Politely asking for them is a great way to get some reviews, and one that I use fairly often.

That being said, when you are seeking reviews you really should be looking for more than just "yes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By statelizard
Re: Is it dumb to launch my first product & NOT have affiliates?

Kory,

A couple of questions.

1) Do you currently promote any affiliate products?
2) Do you currently have a website that gets traffic?
3) Is the product that you are going to sell in the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By statelizard
Re: Advice on Monetizing a High Traffic Self Improvement Type Site

Depending on the number of unique visitors that you're getting you may want to investigate selling some ad space on your site, don't use it as the only income method, but 10,000+ page views per day...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,172
Posted By statelizard
Re: What is the best paid keyword tool.

Another vote for MS. Once you learn all the ins and outs of the various modules, there is virtually nothing you can't find out about your competition. Once you know that, it isn't hard to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,093
Posted By statelizard
Re: Just quit my job

Whether it was a good decision or not doesn't matter at this point. It was the decision you made and now you've got to do something about it. Like everyone else here has said pick a method and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By statelizard
Re: Reliable Warrior Article Writer

Davey,

The best place to start your search here would be in the Warriors for hire section. There are a ton of article writers in there, and most have reviews from other members. Hope you find...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,705
Posted By statelizard
Re: 8 more reasons not to borrow/scrape/copy articles from other sites.

Do you really want to know why they're doing it? To see if they can win it, it's not going to be about these small sites. These cases are only a testing ground. They are setting themselves up and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By statelizard
It seems like I should know the answer...

but I don't. So a quick question for all of you out there.

The situation.

I have a couple of great domain names in niches that, from previous experience, I know convert well. In the beginning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By statelizard
Re: How Many Of You Have Hired Content Writers Before?

odesk and elance will be your best bet finding content writers in that price range. There are even a few warriors that advertise in that price range. That being said, I can't vouch for the talent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By statelizard
Re: Do newbies even stand a chance against professional marketers?

Of course they can. Marketing is no different than anything else you do in life as far as a career is concerned. Everyone starts somewhere, some people have a natural gift, and others need to work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By statelizard
Re: Double opt in OR single opt in???

I use a double opt-in for a number of reasons. All of the reasons listed above for double opt-ins are valid, but my main reason for using a double opt-in is for my own protection. I don't send...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By statelizard
Re: Google IP Ban

I have run into this a lot lately as well. But I expect it, I do an awful lot of keyword research, it has gotten kind of crazy lately though.

As a side note, I also have quite a few friends in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,059
Posted By statelizard
Re: ELO, bit of 'confusion'

No problem guy. Like I said I completely understand the frustration, and yes I know that the rates you charge are pretty darn low for a professional designer AND programmer.

I hope I didn't come...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,059
Posted By statelizard
Re: PLEASE Children, GROW UP: this is a business forum!

Damien,

As a content and copywriter I can understand your frustration with this. I charge relatively high rates, not the highest by any means, but I don't work for peanuts either. I very often...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By statelizard
Re: Am I in thr right path?

The site looks good, I actually really like the setup. Like others have said, make sure you are updating it often, it will only help with rankings. Once you hit the first page on the rankings...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By statelizard
Re: New guy in the room

^

speaks that truth, when you find something you think you might like, try it out. Learn as much as you can about the thing that you're doing and put all other methods out of you head for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,327
Posted By statelizard
Re: A question for those making over $1,000 a month blogging

In reality it's the same as any other site. It depends on your niche, it depends on your content, and it depends on your marketing. The people that use 100's of blogs are "fisherman" they cast a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,410
Posted By statelizard
Re: RANT: Why do so many IMers lack basic web development?

My personal opinion is that if you're a marketer, you don't have to know web development if you're willing to outsource it. It's the same principle as any other business.

For example, I used to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By statelizard
Re: Is internet marketing unethical?

Ethics is a personal choice, what I think is ethical may be in direct contrast to what someone else feels. What it boils down to, is living with yourself. If you want to have sustained success for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th March 2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 14,760
Posted By statelizard
Re: Who here is college educated?

$60,000 later I had a B.S. in Behavioral Psychology and a B.A. in English. All of which landed me a job working for a pharmaceutical company, becoming the most miserable person that I knew. I thank...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th March 2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 149,259
Posted By statelizard
Re: my life motto

Mine is pretty simple, and applicable to any success or failure I may find.

"Ever onward, ever upward! It is the choices that you make today that count."
Forum: Website Design 27th January 2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By statelizard
Member Site Questions

Most of the sites that I have previously created were basically static sites. I now want to start a new project that I have very little knowledge about, but it's something that I would like to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By statelizard
Re: Quick Question about iStockPhoto

Thanks guys, this answered my question. iStock also got back to me and told the same. You guys rock. Thanks again.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By statelizard
Quick Question about iStockPhoto

I am in the process of finalizing a new product to put on clickbank. I anticipate having a very attractive affiliate program. While creating my banners and ads, I thought about something that I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By statelizard
Re: Question about Clickbank

Thanks Desmond, I just checked the info page again and you are correct. Oversight on my part, and that's why I asked here. Better to be safe than sorry. Thanks
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By statelizard
Question about Clickbank

Over the past year I was able to make a pretty good living handling all of my transactions myself. I want to take it to another level this year. I'm planning on using clickbank to do this.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,899
Posted By statelizard
Re: 23 Things I Learned From A $250,000 Internet Marketing Education

I agree with Maddi, this should be a newbie sticky. When I was starting out I was the same way, I didn't spend nearly as much, but I was all over the place. As soon as I thought I learned one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By statelizard
Re: Your Dream Wordpress Theme?

My favorite free theme is suffusion. It is highly customizable. Looks professional and sleek, comes with many predetermined options that you can choose from, and it's free. The one drawback to it...
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