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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 21st October 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By John Coutts
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 29th October 2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,195
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Rank TOP by using zero competition keywords - Get my secret how i got 100K Pinterest Followers

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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 21st September 2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,822
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Ready to start a REAL business with HUGE demand? Step-by-step training!

...and you seem a very idiot. I mean, really? Your first post and it's spam in broken English!
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 19th September 2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,822
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Ready to start a REAL business with HUGE demand? Step-by-step training!

If I can just add a little bit to that. I agree totally, and would say that, while there is still the inevitable $2 - $5 per 500 words bottom-feeder market, the top end is now much more open to...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th September 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,822
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Ready to start a REAL business with HUGE demand? Step-by-step training!

I just purchased this WSO, mainly out of curiosity, and I'm glad I did. The advice given here is excellent, and to put it quite simply, it will work and work really well, if you work it.

Five...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By John Coutts
Filtering pages on Facebook

Hi,

I wonder if anyone out there can help ... My needs are simple. I want to use Scrapebox, if possible, to filter specific pages and groups on Facebook, and collect the results.

What I mean...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 20th February 2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,863
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [Explosive!]This Insane Job Quiting income System Can be Setup Within Minutes NO investment Need

I just purchased this WSO, and I've just finished going through all the videos. This is a remarkably good product with a really original and unique idea!

I haven't come across anyone else doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 476
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Advice on earning money by placing quotes on photos?

Do a Google search for "etsy printable quotes". People are selling them, people are buying them. You can produce a physical product, framed and all, and people will buy that (with the right...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 7th June 2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,771
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Will Never Saturate - Youtube Method for Beginners AND Veteran Marketers

I just purchased this WSO. It's excellent - a unique twist that only needs a little imagination to make it work. There's some work to do in setting things up, but nothing overly complicated. I even...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 27th April 2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 46,567
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [LIVE PROOF-INSANE REVIEWS] 21,873 Visitors in 10 days! Learn How To Get 100% Free Traffic All D

Great to hear of your success. Congratulations! Just wondering ... how long have you been using this method? Has it been just three months, or longer?
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 15th January 2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 46,567
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [LIVE PROOF-INSANE REVIEWS] 21,873 Visitors in 10 days! Learn How To Get 100% Free Traffic All D

I just purchased this WSO yesterday, and only got around to reading through it fully today. Arpita has managed to combine simplicity with clarity in a kind of back-to-basics way that will never go...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 6th September 2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 45,037
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [HIGHLY RECOMMENDED] Make $100 Every Day Using CPA With 100% Free Traffic By Just Working 20 Min

I'm very pleased that some people can see a sales page, but I can not, and that should worry you, for others may also be unable to see a sales page. All I see is the pay button - no sales page, and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,757
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

Check for plagiarism by all means, but I would hope that anyone ordering content would be capable of knowing whether the grammar (not grammer) was acceptable or not, and not have to rely on some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,757
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

Assuming your definition of "great quality articles" coincides with what most people would consider great quality, these writers must be seriously under-charging for their services.

Just saying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By John Coutts
Re: This ONE WORD is the reason why you will always remain an underpaid Freelancer.

A great post, and very true.

I remember about 10 years ago I was charging $10 per 500-word article, and getting all the work I could handle. I thought I was doing pretty good, for I could see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,757
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

I love the concept of "loosing wait". :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,002
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Making Money As A Writer ... What's The Best Plan?

Exactly!

Think, SEO companies and web design companies primarily. They have clients with deep pockets who need web content, and who don't mind paying for quality writing.

This is what I do, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By John Coutts
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

I've had my fair share of the bad ones too, but then there are the good ones that make up for it.

I was once asked if I could write several thousand articles from a list of topics, all about cars,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

Oh, I don't need him, neither financially or otherwise. I'll pay my bills at the end of the month just fine without him. I'll sleep better at night too.

I suppose it's just that I have a few...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

Frank, as to building long-term assets for myself, I'm doing that too - I just haven't quite got to the point where I can stop writing for clients yet.

I'm definitely choosy about the clients I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

Well, I admit I haven't been in the position to command 6 or 7 figure contracts from any of those companies, but I would argue that they should definitely show respect to any contractor who can...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

That's true, but I've found that clients who are prepared to pay a decent rate usually treat you a lot better than the bottom feeders paying $5 or less for 500 words, for example. But of course, it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

Yes Steve, I understand that the person hiring me needs to tell me what to do, but that's just it - he hadn't told me properly what to do, and when I asked for clarity on the matter, he exploded.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

You're right of course, and I should have added that it's probably the same for just about any service you provide, but I'm only familiar with writing.

I certainly won't go bankrupt by losing this...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 934
Posted By John Coutts
Why do some clients think the writers they hire are beneath them?

I just parted company with a client I acquired last week. He promised me long-term work, and he was willing to pay reasonably well too. I did a couple of product description articles for him last...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

Precisely! It's all about effectively marketing yourself. Checking out the jobs pages, the content mills, and maybe the occasional Craigslist ad, is NOT marketing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

There are plenty of orders at every price point to "go around". I write a bunch of articles every single month at the $100 price point. I also write at higher price points and lower ones too. I have...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd November 2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By John Coutts
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Freelance writing: How much to charge?

A good start? $3-5 for 500 words articles is a good start?

That's the worst advice I've ever seen!

Anyone who can write well can start charging at least $25 for 500 words, and go up from there....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Freelance writing: How much to charge?

A much better plan is to go above $20 immediately. There isn't an apprenticeship to complete here - start out as you mean to go on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Freelance writing: How much to charge?

Why not? I can and I do, and they pay too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Freelance writing: How much to charge?

My guess is $25 per 500 words as an absolute minimum, but easily up to $100 or more ... :)
Forum: Warriors For Hire 15th November 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [FREE Report] 50% Discount on Hummingbird-Compliant Quality Content

Thanks for that Sam. Glad you liked it. I enjoyed writing it. :-)

John.
Forum: Warriors For Hire 14th November 2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By John Coutts
Re: [FREE Report] 50% Discount on Hummingbird-Compliant Quality Content

You can check out some sample articles from this link:

Themed Article Samples (http://www.writesystem.com/Themed_Article_Samples_John_Coutts.pdf)

John.
Forum: Warriors For Hire 14th November 2013, 10:17 AM
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Views: 598
Posted By John Coutts
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,541
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Learn to write articles and sell as a service?

Read a lot with a good memory. I left school at 15 with no qualifications. I always loved reading, though, and I always had a fascination with proper grammar, punctuation and the like.

Whenever I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Buying an article form an expert copywriter

If I were you, I wouldn't start off buying a $500 article, unless you know exactly what to do to make it profitable for you, as Alexa said.

Why not lower your sights a bit and buy a good article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,915
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How to protect yourself when freelancing

Just 8 posts behind you and you include a self-serving link in the body of a post. Isn't that supposed to go in your signature? Have you read the rules of this forum? You should.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

Great post! You're absolutely right.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

I'm not sure how you figure that out. I'm from Scotland and I regularly write for companies and individuals from all over the world.

One of my main clients is a company in Phoenix, Arizona. I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,855
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How do I make money writing articles???

Whose standard? There is no standard price for article writing.


There's the idiotic price of $3 to $5 for 500 words
There's the sensible price of $50 to $100 for 500 words
There's the much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,855
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How do I make money writing articles???

Yes, good pay is quite rare at those places ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 655
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How do you make your articles look good?

Tell an interesting story, if you can. We all love stories, and while we usually associate stories with longer written pieces, such as books, there can be mini-stories within articles too.

It's a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,915
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How to protect yourself when freelancing

This is a very important point. While I find clients to be basically honest, most of the time, they will often try to get you to do things above and beyond the basic remit.

Always specify exactly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,915
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How to protect yourself when freelancing

I do the same, and I have only been cheated once in over 17 years online. It was only for $10 and a long time ago, so no big deal.

I also find that higher paid work attracts much more honest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 861
Posted By John Coutts
Re: What to do when a potential client cant take constructive criticism?

When people don't pay attention to something, it's usually because they don't like it!

:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,915
Posted By John Coutts
Re: How to protect yourself when freelancing

Never, ever agree to write custom samples.

If a potential client can't see the value and quality in your existing samples, assuming they are good, then writing a custom sample for them will not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,467
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Starting a career as a writer...

JohnnyH4: People pay good money for this kind of advice, and here it is, free!

Read it three times at least and act on what is being said. Some of it runs contrary to a lot of what you'll find...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th July 2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,557
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Ultimate BEST Place to Buy Articles?

Why not? Of course you can! This blinkered view that writers have to start at the bottom, earning a pittance, and work their way up, is so wrong, and must have held back dozens of good writers.

If...
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th July 2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Half full or half empty? The story of Bata Shoes...

If there's a well??[/quote]... probably the well they used to half fill the glass. :)
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th July 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,541
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Is Wealth and Riches a choice?

Life doesn't happen to us; we happen to life.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Royalty free picture links please

You're right - they're usually not all that great, but they're much more likely to keep you out of trouble.

The best images are nearly always the ones you have to pay for. That's life!

John.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Royalty free picture links please

Google Images are not free to use. Some may be, but you can not legally swipe any image you find on Google Images.

However, there is a fairly easy way around this:

1. Search on Google Images...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Royalty free picture links please

My favorite of the free sites is Morgue File: Morguefile.com free stock photos (http://www.morguefile.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

Why not? Take exactly what you want. There isn't some rule or law that says a newbie has to earn demeaning rates. Ask for what you want. It's the only way you'll get it.

John.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,660
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

Would you recognize the inherent value of a $200 article if you saw one? No offense, but I honestly doubt it.

Articles that command high prices often don't look all that much different from one's...
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