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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 827
Posted By EelKat
Re: So I have a 118 page eBook (guitar)...totally finished & ready to go...Help please?

I make a living off books. You know how I do it? By having 15 pennames and 170+ books on Amazon.

You want to know something really sad...

I have a book, that Amazon has slapped a "bestseller"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By EelKat
Re: Best ways to make money online legitimately?

I've always found direct sales of products to be best (books on Amazon and Lulu, art/photography on Zazzle, crafts on etsy, random stuff on eBay, etc.), those being linked to from articles on topic...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th April 2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By EelKat
Re: What could be the reason for low earnings on Adsense

AdSense took an 88% drop across the board after the KKK live-streamed an execution on YouTube, which was monetized and had displayed ads for Pepsi on it. Wall Street Journal, Coke, Pepsi, Starbucks,...
Forum: Beginners Area 28th April 2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,481
Posted By EelKat
Re: what are the sources for getting instant traffic for any website

I know people tend to laugh at the fact that I refuse to make any attempts at gaining traffic, and I've never paid for traffic either, absolutely refuse to, but fact remains, organic traffic is gonna...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th April 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By EelKat
Re: Big Frank Almost Died

{ { { { hugs } Thank you for the update. I had noticed him not posting any more, but thought he must have just been busy. He is in our prayers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By EelKat
Re: Youtube or My Own Video Site?

What I do is publish videos to YouTube, then embed then into the articles on my website.

I don't focus on driving traffic to YouTube, rather I focus on driving traffic to my website pages that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By EelKat
Re: Is there ANYTHING LEGIT ANYMORE?

With his reference to roadside assistance, my assumption was Motor Club of America. uhm... don't know though.

Of course everyone around here says MMO too, and ACTUALLY MMO stands for Massive Multi...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,448
Posted By EelKat
Re: Are You Absolutely Sure You Want to Start a Business?

I must nit-pick this list, for it is so true and I am so sick of people saying to me: "But....but...but... I thought..."



When people start looking to make money online and they come to me and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By EelKat
Re: How to check if my website has been affected by the new Google Fred Update?

FRED came out over a month ago, and it's not targeting links to your site, that would be Penguin that does that. What you are describing is Penguin not FRED. Google sends out Penguin every few weeks....
Forum: Website Design 24th April 2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By EelKat
Re: Status: Abandoned

My guess is it's an abandoned shopping cart, but I'm unfamiliar with the program you are using so can not be certain.

(Shopify had a feature that showed "abandoned" when someone put items in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By EelKat
Re: How important is it for your website address to match what you're naming your site....

I would consider it a bad move, yes.

I started using the name EelKat in 1978. When I joined the internet in 1997, I used EelKat as my username, simply because it was easy to remember and all my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By EelKat
Re: Google flagged my site? what to do?

Is it the site linked in your sig? If so, it only took me opening the 3 latest blog posts to see the problem:

When Google says "empty" or "blank" pages, they mean pages with fewer then 400 words...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,505
Posted By EelKat
Re: FFS - How MUCH is this whole making money on the net going to COST??

Can I have a rant? I'm gonna have a rant. Ignore this post if you don't want to read a rant.

I'm tempted to pick this apart, because I ain't got a clue half of what you said.

I see people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 321
Posted By EelKat
Re: Thoughts on EMD's (exact match domains)?

This is what I do on a page level.

My url is my brand name, then each page is my keyword

bandname.com/keyword

Each keyword, has dozens of relevant similar keywords, resulting in LOTS of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By EelKat
Re: for Niche sites builders, What is the thing that you invest money in it the most?!

What did I spend the most money on? Probably not what you'd expect. My computer. Yep. The computer is the #1 most important thing you need, if you are going to throw yourself full force into building...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 31st March 2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By EelKat
Re: how to find relevant keywords

There are 3 that I use regular:

Keyword Tool #1 FREE Alternative To Google Keyword Planner for SEO (http://keywordtool.io/) (free, no account/sign up required) The .io tool is good, because it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,577
Posted By EelKat
Re: How do i find the best niche?

I started in internet marketing in 1997. This August will be my 20th year doing this. I've had several successes over the years, some small, some big, and lots of failures. For every successful thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,800
Posted By EelKat
Re: How to sell erotic audio for women?

You and I are in a similar industry. Same genre. Same target audience, different media. I write novels, rather then record audio.

Yes, the niche is very small. I know the torment of a small niche....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th March 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By EelKat
Re: NO TRAFFIC LOST AFTER FRED UPDATE! WHAT HAPPENED WITH YOU?

Same for me.

By quite a lot actually.

My site was averaging 3,000 hits a month (pretty standard for the niche, {Sissification CBT Yaoi Unicorn Porn} which is super small and only has an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 404
Posted By EelKat
Re: Are you thinking too small??

Well, I remember years ago, back when I first started, I opened my PayPal one day to see that I had made .37c.

It was my first ever payment from anything online ever.

.37c

I was ecstatic. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 641
Posted By EelKat
Re: The Myth of Your Content Going Viral....

In the old days of print, before the internet existed, "going viral" meant getting a million sales of a book within 72 hours of publication.

In the wee days of the internet, it still meant the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,206
Posted By EelKat
Re: Secret methods to generate original content!!

Afraid I don't know much about Ai, so can't help you out with that.



It doesn't take hours to write a 1,000 word article. I write on average 17,000 words per day, doing so via two 4 hour...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th March 2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By EelKat
Re: Why My Website is Still Getting only 2-5 Visitors from search engines?

PROBLEM #1: It's a big one and it's killing your site. This is a high priority fix that MUST be done or you'll never see search engine traffic at all.

While everyone else commenting had a look AT...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 957
Posted By EelKat
Re: What the heck am I doing wrong!

This is something to consider.

If they ARE clicking the links... WHAT product do they buy after clicking?

I had a page that for a short while had a spike in traffic, as well as a correlated...
Forum: Copywriting 25th March 2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By EelKat
Re: To All The Broke Copywriters...

Not necessarily. Depends on the reader.

You need to know your target audience. Know what type of person is looking for the type of article you put out and target them.

There is an audience...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 542
Posted By EelKat
Re: What type of hosting is suitable large websites?

SBI (Solo Build It, also known as SiteSell or Site Build It, by Ken Evoy) is designed specifically for hosting mega sized websites. They do not recommend using their service if you have fewer then...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th March 2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By EelKat
Re: Constant Content, can't create author account and where to sell my articles?

Have you considered HubPages? It's free to join, and you list your articles on your account. You get paid 50% cut of the AdSence revenue and don't have to worry about trying to sell your articles to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,185
Posted By EelKat
Re: Business did not pan out as expected. Need your honest advice

This is what I did a while back. Nothing to do with internet marketing or Warrior's Forum. I had bought some items from an online site, never got anything. When I went to my paypal account to see if...
Forum: Freemarket.com Discussion 24th March 2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By EelKat
Re: 3000 Games Steam Account: Price?

I never heard of selling a Steam account before. I know people sell Steam Keys as a way to transfer games they no longer want to someone else, but I've never tried it myself so I don't know how it is...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th March 2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 444
Posted By EelKat
Re: How do Most People View This Forum?

Classic. I come here to read forum posts not blog posts. The Modern one looks like blog posts. The Classic one looks like a forum. I changed my settings to Classic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 509
Posted By EelKat
Re: please help me i am very confused

I can tell you a simplified version of what I did and perhaps it'll help you out.

I too started out young, no money, and not good English. Today I am old, living fully off my online income and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd March 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By EelKat
Re: 3 Mental Blocks I Dissolved to Write and Self Publish 126 eBooks

I do the same thing Ryan does. I can say that what he is describing does work. You can write lots of short books fast. Most days I write 7,500 words a day.




Every where, every thing. I never...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd March 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 575
Posted By EelKat
RE: Forum signatures in Warrior Forum

yep - the new feed view doesn't show them, but switching back to classic view, they are still there; I'm not a fan of the feed view, it looks too much like a blog and less like a forum
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd March 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By EelKat
RE: Stop "Flooding" Our Forum

He's not talking about people adding actual input or advice to the CURRENT discussions (threads made in the past month)

He's referring to the flood of 3 to 10 year old DEAD threads that have all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd March 2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 510
Posted By EelKat
RE: Who's your perfect client?

A Genie comes and says he'll give my my perfect client? Who do I want?

I know exactly who I want. I don't even have to think about it.

A female 25 to 45 (maybe as young as 14 or as old as 60,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By EelKat
RE: Monetizing a website

Who told you AdSense paid per thousand impressions? Whoever it was, they haven't a clue what they are talking about and obviously never used AdSense. AdSense is my primary monetization company and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 834
Posted By EelKat
RE: Old guy & total newbie - pointers, please ??

This got really long, so adding a too long didn't read at the top for quick skimmers...

TL: DR:

I make my income full time online, by:


making daily vlogs on YouTube
writing daily...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st March 2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By EelKat
RE: Website Age and Authority

authority = knowledge

In other words, a 5 year old web site about grooming dogs with 10 pages of 400 words each, and several affiliate ads on each page, is going to rank VERY LOW in authority.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,837
Posted By EelKat
Re: Telling People How Much Money You Make

I remember back when Squidoo was still around, for a while they had this "box" on the home page which said "Our Top Highest Paid Members". For a long time I was #3 on the list. And for a long time I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By EelKat
Re: Besides book quality, how do you build a solid Kindle author brand or platform?

For me, the factors that came into play for building an author brand (because Kindle wasn't around when I started) was interaction with my fans.

I love my fans. I love meeting my fans. I love...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2016, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By EelKat
Re: How hard does Amazon work to promote your Kindle book?

Based on what I've seen with my own books and the books of fellow authors I know (personally - offline, it appears that Amazon promotes the heck out of your book for the first 30 days of publication,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,462
Posted By EelKat
Re: Getting sued for photos on blog?

I use depositphotos.com as well, and also bigstock

however, the majority of my images are screen shot stills off of my videos that I filmed on my cellphone... I'm often writing about something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By EelKat
Re: Creating an Author Platform?

uhmmmmm... nope :P :D

I've never really understood the concept of a "platform", so I've never tried to do it. I just write, publish, write, publish, write, publish, write, publish, write, publish,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By EelKat
Re: Taking baby steps: niche research

SEO doesn't require a lot of research. Nor do you need to spend money on courses for it. It's very simple, really. If you want to learn SEO, here's what you do:

#1: Type a descriptive title, that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,014
Posted By EelKat
Re: Where do I start? I have $50

Do you have a cell phone that has a video filming camera?

If yes, I'd say, buy a Joby Gorilla Pod for it (the small $20 one, with the cell phone holder top - not the camera screw top - google it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,580
Posted By EelKat
Re: Can I post other people's articles in full on my site?

You are aware that plagiarism is a Class C felony that comes with $25,000 fine PER OFFENSE (per article stolen) and up to 25 years in prison... right?

As an author, I don't think twice about suing...
Forum: Copywriting 13th December 2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,721
Posted By EelKat
Re: How do You Freakin' Know ????

Yeah, basically, that's about it. Only, better then Googling random products, is instead, taking a look around your house at products you actually use and start writing about them. Ask yourself why...
Forum: Copywriting 9th December 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,554
Posted By EelKat
Re: Is This Ethical?

You know what this reminds me of? I'll tell you...

I had a neighbor who wrote a book a few years ago, he'd talked about it for ages and was really excited when he finally had a vanity press print...
Forum: Copywriting 9th December 2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By EelKat
Re: Does Sex Still Sell?

I write porn & erotica and sell them on Amazon. I'm friends with about 30 other authors of it, and know via social media about 3,000 other authors of it. Here's what I've seen:

In 2010:
you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th December 2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,238
Posted By EelKat
Re: Do Flyers Work? Is This a Good Idea?

Do consider the fact that it is ILLEGAL to put flyers (or anything else) on a car.

Depending of the town/state you could be fined with:

littering
tampering with private property
soliciting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th December 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,769
Posted By EelKat
Re: American Writers vs. "Everybody else"... can you really tell the difference?

I do a lot of reading and lurking around here, but rarely do I post much, I've read this thread a couple of times now and it was simply begging me to answer it, so here we go... :D

First, I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,525
Posted By EelKat
Re: kindle book authors -

the last 3 KU payouts were .0003c per page - not even close to a half cent, but rather only a fraction of a faction of a half cent

what does that pay per book?

assuming you just did a 50,000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,422
Posted By EelKat
Re: How long did it take for you to earn your entire living online?

I've been here since 2005, had thousands of posts. Then in 2010 had health issues was offline for months, and didn't get back here till 2013, then couldn't remember my ID, because I had created it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By EelKat
Re: Serious advice needed.

It took me 7 years and several hundred posts before my blog picked up and started getting traffic. (I never did anything to promote it and still don't, so, not really sure why I finally did pick up...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th July 2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,137
Posted By EelKat
Re: How to work 100 hours a week!

I average 60 to 80 hours a week. If I could make it 100 hours a week I'd be in Heaven.

Why? This says it all:



I love what I do. It's fun to do. I've did it for the fun of doing it for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By EelKat
Re: Do you make sales from posting on here?

No clue. There are 3 links in my sig. One goes to my homepage, but I haven't checked the traffic stats on that in 2 or 3 years so no idea where traffic comes from or what traffic is even like at all....
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