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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Benny L
Re: FB Marketing a Photographer

Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,035
Posted By Benny L
Re: Do you swear/curse in your marketing or content?

I believe two things are plainly true.

1. Nobody ever returned a product or asked for a refund due to a lack of swearing.
2. Some people WILL be more inclined to buy from someone who swears and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Benny L
FB Marketing a Photographer

Hey folks. So I have a photographer friend I'm working with right now and we want to see if we can get some exposure for him on FB.

What he's already doing is posting up a couple of high-quality...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 467
Posted By Benny L
Re: What are your favourite brands?

This is actually an interesting question. And I agree with both your examples.

I can't speak for the stock because I haven't delved too deeply into it, but overall, I think that ASUS is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,694
Posted By Benny L
Re: How to find actual good stuff from China?

Having seen lots of companies run cheap promotions, I am convinced it's not the way to go for some of the reasons you cited, and for others.

I would suggest a promotion with larger but more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Benny L
Re: Using Fiverr to Practice Helping People Make More Money

Well shoot. PM me your fiverr offer. I might be interested.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By Benny L
Re: What Niches Are Complimentary to Golf?

Maybe look into promoting Amazon products? Golf gadgets can get expensive and a few % of a few hundred dollars can really add up.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th June 2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,966
Posted By Benny L
Re: Would You Buy a Used Computer On Ebay?

I would get a desktop if I were really hard up. Everything is easily replaceable on them. If you're willing to scratch a little and don't see your situation improving in the immediate future, I would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who makes money as an Amazon affiliate?

Oh. But PLEASE go on fiverr.com and get a better logo for your website. I have no doubt that someone could improve that a lot for $5. And it kinda detracts from the quality of your information.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who makes money as an Amazon affiliate?

Wow!!!! Nice work!

It's people like you, who give a damn about some random little thing that at some point I'm going to want/need to know about, who makes life better for me when I go on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 872
Posted By Benny L
Re: How to protect kindle book ideas from illustrator?

I created book on the subject of motorcycling. I used forum members to contribute cool pictures for the book. Since it was more of a vanity project, and I wasn't really too concerned about getting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Benny L
Re: 19 Steps to Build an Online Business:

So if I understand you correctly, you'd recommend either a freebie with free marketing methods, or else offer a book or PLR for just a couple of dollars to keep you rolling with advertisements. Yes?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By Benny L
Re: 19 Steps to Build an Online Business:

So I set up a squeeze page and download page.... and then people magically find my site and start giving me their email addresses?

Surely, there must be a formula for this stage. Is it just PPC...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Benny L
Re: whats a good price for a WSO now?

It really depends on the quality and quantity of information. Would a four page document be worth $7? Well, actually, it really might be, depending on what's inside those 4 pages!

But to break...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,964
Posted By Benny L
Re: Clickbank - The Tao of badass Sales Stopped???

I can't believe this was discovered a few weeks ago and nobody is going straight to the vendor with a gigantic "WTF?!!" and a few threats to notify CB!!!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Benny L
Re: Would this Annoy Affiliates or Invigorate them?

You're right, Alexa.

I will do some price testing. However, I'm now certain that $25 is wayyyy too low for the information. The more I think about it, it's a life-changing technique that can make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Benny L
Re: Would this Annoy Affiliates or Invigorate them?

Well Alexa, purveyor of consistent great advice (I seriously always appreciate your posts), I'm not sure if I'd have to change the title for Amazon (does anybody here know for sure?). I mean, unless...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Benny L
Re: Creating a New Product in the Mens Health / Adult Niche

Sentient - Do you have an affiliate program? Who are you selling through? I'm curious about your niche as well.

That's what sucks about IM... that tightrope between what you want to share and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Benny L
Would this Annoy Affiliates or Invigorate them?

If I offered a book for $40 on Amazon

and $34 through Clickbank with a 50% commission

On the one hand, they could see Amazon as potentially taking sales away from them. On the other hand, they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Benny L
Re: Creating a New Product in the Mens Health / Adult Niche

@ChaseWatts - Actually, I think my product would be alright with autoplay. While it's adult-related, it's also not a stigmatizing topic. It's something most guys would be totally cool telling their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,418
Posted By Benny L
Re: What Niches Are Complimentary to Golf?

I can think of numerous niches that leads naturally FROM golf (beer, cigars, private planes, investing), but can't think of many that lead TO golf. In other words, it's all stuff where a many golfers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Benny L
Re: Creating a New Product in the Mens Health / Adult Niche

My recording skills are well above average. Editing, I'm decent but slow. I am also a hypnotist and I do NLP. So I've got the video recording and script creation part down for sure.

The price is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 867
Posted By Benny L
Re: Keeping list active after 3 months?

Start trailing off, but with some bait.

Hey guys! I wanted to send you a quick email to say thanks for following me and supporting me. I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Benny L
Re: Someone is infringing on my copyrights. What to do?

Thanks for the compliment. :) I do pride myself on my negotiation abilities. I actually wrote a paper a long time ago that tore Fisher and Ury's BATNA to shreds and created a far tighter framework...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Benny L
Re: Someone is infringing on my copyrights. What to do?

I was a lawyer for some years. And I highly encourage people to come up with win-win scenarios. I believe that the most valuable lawyer isn't the one who argues best, but the one who can aggressively...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Benny L
Re: Someone is infringing on my copyrights. What to do?

I was a lawyer for some years. And I highly encourage people to come up with win-win scenarios. To preserve your rights, you either need to come to a licensing agreement, or else she needs to stop....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Benny L
Re: Someone is infringing on my copyrights. What to do?

I was a lawyer for some years. And I highly encourage people to come up with win-win scenarios. The best lawyer is the one who doesn't have to argue, but can mediate.. with an aggressive agenda. But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Benny L
Re: Creating a New Product in the Mens Health / Adult Niche

@PersianPrince - Have you seen any slick way to incorporate the option for a small infobook or mailing list into a direct offer? I'm thinking it can't really be done, it's sort of one or the other....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By Benny L
Creating a New Product in the Mens Health / Adult Niche

A few weeks ago, somebody posted a request for a good-converting penis enhancement product. I kind of chuckled as I read that thread. And then I thought to myself, "Man! That's a huge market! It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 854
Posted By Benny L
Re: Anyone know of a good PDF converter?

I had a similar situation. Had to convert from pdf to text. It was a difficult conversion due to difficult formatting. Nitro was the winning ticket.

I tried a few paid options, but Nitro delivered...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 772
Posted By Benny L
Re: First 3 sales of own product - sigh of relief!

Congrats on your successful beginnings! It feels great to see strangers starting to nibble at something you put your heart and soul into!

I have a product in the works (my second product) that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 920
Posted By Benny L
Re: Are We Truly Entitled to Refunds on Informational Products?

One thing it seems some folks here are missing is that the refund isn't offered in exchange for a sale. It's offered in exchange for giving the product a CHANCE.

I asked for a refund on an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who Wants a Fight?

Re: Stop posting and get to work.

There is nothing wrong with seeking a little accountability. The one thing many solo entrepreneurs lack is a sounding board and a time table. It is easy to put...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who Wants a Fight?

Well it wouldn't hurt to create a series of introductory videos because you will want to create a mailing list and the best way to do that is to offer a freebie. So you really should have some kind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who Wants a Fight?

That's actually not a half bad idea. Maybe after the OP finishes up his work there, he can mentor me about how he did his thing, and then it wouldn't be that hard for me to make something for Gimp....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who Wants a Fight?

Have you considered giving up Photochop and switching to Instgram? I hear they have some really SWEET filters that look AMAZING!!!! ;)


Yes, my project is very much real. PM replied to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,122
Posted By Benny L
Re: Why is the adult industry so profitable?

I saw a guy a few days ago asking about a decent affiliate program for penis enlargement. His thread actually inspired me.

In a few weeks I'll be launching a never-before-seen product in the adult...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,125
Posted By Benny L
Re: Who Wants a Fight?

Alright, CHUMP!

I know diddly about photoshop. I use GIMP because I am poor and photos aren't that important to my business or my life at this time. But whatever.

I just hired a guy to write me...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th May 2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Benny L
Re: Need Motivation? Watch this video!

That is great! Here's another, very similar in some respects, but the sound of the motors just gets me going. Even if you aren't into motorcycles, give it a listen, the same message, on the spirit of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th May 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,808
Posted By Benny L
Re: Introvert or Extrovert - which are you?

I'm an introvert, but I'm not socially-retarded.

I have lots of extrovert friends and they can (thankfully) get along just fine without me. We talk when we see each other, we laugh and have a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th April 2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By Benny L
Re: Procrastination?

Somewhere I heard or read a lesson on procrastination and it made a lot of sense to me.

Have you ever been working on a project and really gotten into "the flow"? You know, that groove where time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Benny L
Re: Advice for a fermium member site

Well it depends. What makes the premium subscription different or better? Or is that what you're asking us - how to differentiate it?
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th March 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Benny L
Re: Favorite Motivational YouTube Videos

This one always serves as an inst-o-matic kick in the arse for me.

It's a phenomenal speech!

AFM Banquet 2010 - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Benny L
Re: Looking For Free Resources On How To Make A Voiced Over Sales Video?

I think my previous post got nuked for being self-promoting, which is dumb considering it was a free resource on podcasting and selecting a microphone on a budget. I've been recording audio for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th March 2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,061
Posted By Benny L
Re: Using Your Brain 24/7

It's cool. I'm not a believer either. But the topics are related. Mentalism.

I've studied hypnosis, NLP, body language, microgestures, etc. To me, it's about studying and understanding how our...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Benny L
Re: THINK BIG! THINK BIG! THINK BIG! So, how big can YOU really think??

I have a concept for a product that, if it works, and if it were legally mandated, could make driving at night substantially safer for everyone. It would allow everyone to effectively see as though...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By Benny L
Re: Intellectual Property Rights

you can also use tineye.com to search for an image on the web. If the content is truly original, it shouldn't appear anywhere else. Now this isn't 100%. The images could be manipulated so they don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,392
Posted By Benny L
Re: Amazon associates closed my affiliate account , can i open another one ?

You could always try using Viglink... I'm in Illinois, so that's the route I'm taking.

Actually, to be perfectly honest, with them having what tends to be a higher commission percentage to start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,443
Posted By Benny L
Re: My most memorable moment online is...

Sitting in a grad school class, with a prof who lectured. He didn't tolerate people raising hands or asking questions - he would ignore you, or mock you.

So there I sat with my laptop, taking...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Benny L
Re: How to accomplish 30 hours of work in 6 hours

Oh. Were you expecting an actual time machine delivered direct to your door merely for clicking on this thread title? Of course I'm not warping the space-time continuum here. That should go without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By Benny L
Re: Course Content Creation - Legal or Not?

The bottom line is, people with money can sue you for any reason, in fact, in some cases, they are required to do so in order to protect their trademark/brand/etc. For example, Monster cables sued...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,109
Posted By Benny L
Re: Do we tolerate content thieves in this community?

Yeah. Your position sounds a bit hypocritical in light of the way that many IMers advocate creating original content. I can't tell you how many times I've heard people here telling others to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,109
Posted By Benny L
Re: Do we tolerate content thieves in this community?

Why look at it from the most negative viewpoint? If that guy were me, and if I were "stealing" content, and if my cover were "blown", so what? WF isn't the internet police. I'd leave the pages up and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By Benny L
Re: The best membership experience?

Occasional freebies are good... it keeps me coming back.

Light-handed moderation is awesome. One forum I'm on doesn't blink when you recommend other competing products. The idea is that you are...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd March 2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By Benny L
Re: How to accomplish 30 hours of work in 6 hours

I'm no car mechanic, but I know a bit about wrenching on cars. I had to replace an O2 sensor. It was an easy job, but anything involving a car can easily become complicated if you aren't a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,109
Posted By Benny L
Re: Do we tolerate content thieves in this community?

It sounds to me like he found your information to be useful and liked what he saw. Based on the fact he removed it, it also sounds like he is an honest IMer.

Why not apologize to him for being...
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