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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By kolled
Re: Mass Spamming on WF?

Something else that might be the cause of this issue is: someone searches for threads about a topic and without caring to check when they were last posted in, a 'quick' reply is made.

If you open...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,236
Posted By kolled
Re: List-Building for Newbies

In my view, selling solo ads is a quick way of reducing the quality of your list (if you can find anyone to purchase solos from you when your list is so small).

The idea of promoting your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By kolled
Re: 5 Business Mistakes I made in 2013 - Hope you don't...

Thinking that you're not ready to start a project because you need to look in to X first. That drags on to Y and before you know it, you're checking out Z. Time flies as you aim, aim and aim some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By kolled
Re: How big should new list be to start sending out your autoresponders

One reason for getting people in to a list is so you can help them solve the problems they have, either through free information or paid products and services.

It would therefore be illogical to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By kolled
Re: Wich one would be Ideal?

Based on your options, forum and blog posting are what appeals to me. One can however try different stuff, especially in the beginning, to determine what works best.

Different people are likely to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,783
Posted By kolled
Re: What's Your Plan for 2014?

1. Focus more on paid traffic, increase conversions.

2. Outsource some sections of the business that take up too much of my time, like technical work, graphics among others.

3. Reorganize the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd December 2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 988
Posted By kolled
Re: To Firefox or not to firefoxIs it just me

Firefox is my main browser. Haven't experienced any major problems, but I've noted it does hog memory especially when many tabs are opened. Even after closing these tabs, the memory is not released...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th October 2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By kolled
Re: The Shocking Truth!

This is exactly what I've noted. Most people throw in the towel the minute a problem sturbbonly refuses to go away. Success is not as straight forward as many would wish it to be. Being persistent,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By kolled
Re: Newbie Issues - Stuck & getting nowhere!

I tend to think there are many ways of going about this issues. The going may not be easy at first, but it is the persistence person that often carries the day. You may have to provide samples to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,505
Posted By kolled
Re: Dont enter the video game niche.

Exactly! And I suggest that you don't. However, there are different angles you can take to position yourself, say as a problem solver, helper or providing a more personal experience to prospects....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st July 2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By kolled
Re: Does Your Computer Download Stuff Automatically for No Apparent Reason?

Any suggestions on effective tools? Here's what I've tried so far without seeing results:

Avast antivirus - currently on the system, regularly updated and running.
Microsoft Security Essentials -...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st July 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By kolled
Re: Does Your Computer Download Stuff Automatically for No Apparent Reason?

Thanks HeySal. That's one of the security software I haven't tried. Getting to it right now.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st July 2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By kolled
Does Your Computer Download Stuff Automatically for No Apparent Reason?

*Sorry if this post comes out looking weird, the problem is explained below. Please help if you can.*

My laptop is downloading something continuously. Whatever has possessed the machine seems to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By kolled
Re: anyone know of a good wso that can get quick results?

Whether you make money or not, the work you put in making the process work rarely goes to waste. It prepares you for the next project and will most likely lead to a faster implementation because you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By kolled
Re: Will Google Wallet Eventually Give Paypal A Run For Its Money?

Although Paypal is the preferred payment services provider right now, their presence in emerging markets is almost non existent.

On the other hand, Google is well known and is also on the ground...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By kolled
Re: Will Google Wallet Eventually Give Paypal A Run For Its Money?

If they remain in the US, I don't see this being a threat to Paypal.

The international market is where they can really rock the boat for Paypal. In Africa, any project that uses mobile payments...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd July 2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,489
Posted By kolled
Re: External Keyword Tool... Days Are Numbered...

And here I was thinking only my accounts keep getting whacked! In my view, they are slowly but steadily shifting from 'giving away too much stuff for free' to charging for them. Only time will tell.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kolled
Re: Internet Marketing's Greatest Mystery!

You're right on the money with this one Eric. I've personally shied away from approaching others for JV purposes. Most people are just afraid of rejection from prospective partners. The fear of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By kolled
Re: Up to $5000 to invest and most of the summer, what would the best way to make money with it?

You have the capital to start a business, but you seem to lack the necessary skills and the time to make it work. Getting profitable in this field is not just about having the capital. There are too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By kolled
Re: Download and Open File problem.

A .rar file is an archived file. You need a program like winzip, 7-Zip or any other to uncompress it first before using Adobe to open and view the contents.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By kolled
Re: Someone sending SPAM using your name and email address

I have also received two in as many days. Both were purportedly sent from my gmail email address to the same email address! One of these emails actually appears in my sent folder. Is this a case of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By kolled
Re: Need to convert a huge pdf into text... help?

You can try one of these two services (which are free). There may be limits to the size of PDF document they convert. If so, use a service like Gsplit to first split the large file into smaller ones....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By kolled
Re: Host losing all your files and acting like nothing happened!?

Wow! The thought of losing so many sites can be scary. I hope you have backed up everything just in case there may be another problem. They may lose everything, you know? Better be safe than sorry as...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By kolled
Re: Nobody takes action against EWA?

It's a wonder that even though the signs were there for an entire year, some people ignored them and went ahead. Guys need to learn to take responsibility for their actions, take this as a learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By kolled
Re: Ebook strategy.

You have already done quite a bit of work on this project and you seem to be headed in the right direction.

We can all chime in and give you some ideas, but you know what will give you the most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,439
Posted By kolled
Re: Being a Naive African child I never knew I can make it this big :)

Well done Mashaa. With your courage, Am sure you'll keep your head high and achieve great things. Just keep plugging away and making things happen. Wish you the best!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,627
Posted By kolled
Re: Stop Stealing

Wow! Your message has hit the right spot for me. You've touched on a point I've been thinking about lately (not living the intended lifestyle). Great post Mark, am actually gonna save this somewhere.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By kolled
Re: How to make money by feeding off questions from real people

This is a great way of coming up with a smokin' hot product that users will love. Answering questions that prospective customers have with detailed, actionable information is a sure way of meeting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By kolled
Re: IM ruining your success?

You're absolutely right. We tend to focus a little too much on attaining success and making money that we forget we're still human. I've actually caught myself staring at the computer a couple of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By kolled
Re: Exchange my 1,000 UV/day website for a fanpage? Where?

In my view, your hurry to 'diversificate' (diversify) will get you in more trouble than you're running away from. Exchanging your asset with something you do not own or have total control over, may...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,604
Posted By kolled
Re: Perfection will lead you broke...MY STORY

From the comments above, it seems this is a widespread phenomenon. It's saddening how a product can sit around waiting for "the final touches" that never seem to end. If only one could gather the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By kolled
Re: Which type of email do you enjoy receive from a marketer's list?

Most of the mails I get contain useful information. I've had to unsubscribe from some lists which only promote stuff in 100% of the mails they send. Never understood why anyone would do this.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,685
Posted By kolled
Re: Issue with grammar mistakes

I don't think grammatical errors have much effect on SEO. As an example, if I search for a certain brand of a CCTV camera, what shows up on page one are websites featuring Chinese manufacturers....
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th October 2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By kolled
Re: The Decision to Succeed

Very well said. When starting IM, tying one's progress to the amount of money paid can be very discouraging. Few people are able to start and begin making decent returns for the time and energy...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 17th October 2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By kolled
Re: Getting Accepted At CPA Networks

Networks need to know that you are a genuine person who is not out to ruin their business. The more they can trust you, the easier it is to get accepted. Be honest and do whatever you can to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By kolled
Re: Dealing with all of these passwords..

I've used Roboform since 2007 and never had a problem. I can however admit I sometimes get jittery imagining what would happen if someone got access to the master password.

Your choice of Lastpass...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,037
Posted By kolled
Re: did you study web design in order to start your IM career?

Web design didn't get into my plans at first, so I never learned it to realize the initial success in IM.

I've however used some resources online to learn the ropes and code a few things. My...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,279
Posted By kolled
Re: Totally disheartened with PAYPAL - with holds my cash - what should i do?

Since you are already in trouble, find ways to make more money for sorting out your bills. It is highly unlikely you'll be getting the money they are holding before the six months are up.

Roll up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By kolled
Re: IT'S ALL THE SAME!!!!!!!

Perhaps the most important thing newbies need to know is how to use the search function on this forum. There is too much information that has already been shared for guys to use.

Now that you've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By kolled
Re: It's easy to build a list, but how to sustain your list over a long period of time is hard

This is a great tactic, BUT it only works if your list is small. When the number of subscribers increase, you'll find yourself spending way more time replying to their mails. Building a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,362
Posted By kolled
Re: Do you really need money to start IM?

A complete newbie doesn't need that much cash to begin with. Anything between $50 and $500 is enough to get started, find a good course about traffic and conversion, then start buying traffic. (but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,470
Posted By kolled
Re: Do you wish to go back to your regular job?

I've never missed my former workplace. Too much politics, petty squabbles, arrogant bosses not to mention the long commute and forced/unpaid overtime:eek:.

IM on the other hand is much less...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd August 2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,287
Posted By kolled
Re: How I made my first $1,000 online...how about you?

I made my first $1,000 by writing articles for a content mill. Twas a quite a tough thing to do. Nothing repeatable there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By kolled
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By kolled
Re: Would you pay someone to make friends for you?

I guess I would, not for friends but to be introduced to the right people. It beats sifting through a bunch of people who has little interest in things am interested in.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By kolled
Re: Some freelance websites are losing my respect

I guess these are the guys who are just out to make money. They pick almost any type of work and have their "team" work on it.
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st August 2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By kolled
Re: If you're struggling to make money - some advice...

That's a pretty profound message, Mark. I think most of us can get much better results than we're getting now by changing our mindset and taking the right action. We tend to over think stuff, move...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 731
Posted By kolled
Re: Everyone around me wants to learn web development. What should I do?

It's funny how people recognize something only after it works. They don't seem to remember all the time and work that went in training, long periods of being broke and trial and error. You need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,834
Posted By kolled
Re: Do you have a day job too or is IM the ONLY source of income for you?

No day job for me. I quit working for the man a few years back and started IM immediately after. Been doing this full time since then. The freedom to structure my life the way I want can never come...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,032
Posted By kolled
Re: What do you tell people you do?

I almost always say 'salesman'. Not that glamorous, not what they want to hear, but it helps avoid all the questions that follow if I say what I actually do.;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,579
Posted By kolled
Re: How valuable are email lists? I have a 3 million email list

Very weird scenario, John. I liken this to having a collection of hot cars that you don't know what to do with.:eek:

I wonder what was the reason for collecting so many addresses in the first...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 28,433
Posted By kolled
Re: How 1 blog comment brings me 150-250 targetted UV's per day.

Blog commenting does work, if done properly. There are, however, people who seem to believe that quantity is better than quality.

Your results prove that quality is much more effective than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,565
Posted By kolled
Re: Do you ever sleep?

I've tried working the entire day and night for a number of times. Usually, things flow very well, bit if I try for the second night, concentration plummets.

My tests have shown that I must sleep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By kolled
Re: WSO Price???

Things change pretty fast on the internet. If you are reading anything that is a few months old, chances are high that changes have affected it:(. It is a good idea to confirm what you read (from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By kolled
Re: 1st sale ever! but the 2nd?? :)

Its great that you took action and got something out there. Are you getting enough traffic before changing things around? Are you tracking to determine which keywords bring in the best results?

If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By kolled
Re: From Job To Home Business - what was Your Biggest Mistake?

My biggest mistake was using too much time learning than implementing:(. If I practiced more of what I learned, things would have moved a lot faster than they did.

Learning is important but it is...
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