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Forum: Email Marketing 13th July 2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 59,443
Posted By danr62
Re: A List Building Strategy that's working extremely well for me.

I'd be interested to learn more about how you use cc in your videos. If I search for my niche on that youtube editor, I see a lot of "talking head" type videos. Is that something you would use? Or is...
Forum: Copywriting 21st May 2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By danr62
Re: An example to show that headline possibilities are endless

Patt Flynn of SPI did a post on this headline structure. You can read about it here:

5 “Five-Minute or Less” Blogging Tips That Yield Big Results. I’m Using Tip #1 in This Title....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,127
Posted By danr62
Re: fellow amazon affiliates is it normal having 100+ clicks no sales???

The percentage of how many clicks it takes to get a sale. Say you get 500 clicks at 4% conversion, that's roughly 20 sales.

100 clicks isn't enough to get a good average from. You need more...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th February 2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By danr62
Re: About Facbook Ads !!

No, I don't think so. At least, their wording is too nebulous for me to know for certain. I think you are either paying for clicks or impressions, but their algorithim tries to optimize that for...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th February 2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By danr62
Re: About Facbook Ads !!

A click is where someone just clicks on your link, a conversion is when someone signs up to your list or buys something from you.

With conversions, FB will give you a tracking pixel to use, and...
Forum: Social Media 5th February 2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By danr62
Re: Why use Facebook likes when you can just use an opt-in page?

Exactly what I have bolded above. Your emails will only go out to your subscribers, unless some of them actually take the extra step to forward it to someone, so there is basically zero chance of an...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th February 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,346
Posted By danr62
Re: The Biggest Loser winner.....Oh my gosh really disturbing!

Yeah, she looked bad. I can't blame her too much with $250k on the line.

I'd be disturbed if she still looks like that in a few months.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,692
Posted By danr62
Re: Amazon Product Page vs Custom Landing Page

Are you promoting your own books or other people's books?

If it's your own books, I would definitely use a "sales page". Amazon's product pages have so many leaks because they don't care what you...
Forum: Social Media 5th February 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By danr62
Re: Low Newsletter Opt In Rate From Facebook

Don't advertise for likes, advertise for conversions. A newsfeed ad linking to an opt-in page with a conversion tracking pixel should work for this, but don't choose the default bid because it will...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By danr62
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By danr62
Re: Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office

We get some for our kids, but we try to slow it down so they aren't overwhelmed by getting a ton of crap pumped into their blood at once.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By danr62
Re: What do you guys use for Wordpress Social AutoPublishing?

Jetpack works great for me. I don't have it configured for Facebook because I want to manually post there. Posting through the API decreases your reach.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd February 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By danr62
Re: Now that's a sinkhole

That first one looks fake to me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By danr62
Re: Help Please - Google Authorship

Like he pasted from Word or something? Those stupid smart quotes that always break the web? I hate those.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By danr62
Re: Help Please - Google Authorship

Your link is broken. It points to:

http://www.awesome-idioms.com/“https://plus.google.com/118376778087604722730?rel=author”

Which is weird, because I looked at your source and it looks ok to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By danr62
Re: Im being deployed, What I want to do while im there....

Go to the bazaar that they usually set up on camp. Buy stuff. Resell it at a premium.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th November 2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,456
Posted By danr62
Re: How Ayn Rand ruined my childhood

I haven't read Ayn Rand, but I have read Terry Goodking's Sword of Truth novels. Definitely a lot of preachy objectivism in those books.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 1st November 2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I could do that...but I'm not that great at styling stuff so I was hoping to find something already put together.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 1st November 2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Congrats!

Also, I meant to ask you a while ago but I forgot...

Are you using Wordpress? If so, do you have a theme that has an opt in form at the top of each page? The only themes I'm...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 31st October 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

You would set up your "Thank You Page" that people hit after opting in as a Goal in Analytics.

This will show you where your conversions are coming from, including the exact page that referred...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 31st October 2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

If you use Google Analytics you can track which of your traffic sources are converting, but you are right in that you would still want to continue sending your articles to all of these publishers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By danr62
Re: Kindle Countdown Deals: Your Thoughts?

I've been wondering when they would do something to make Select attractive again with those free promos not working so well anymore.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 31st October 2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 30th October 2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

If you use Google Webmaster Tools you can quickly get stuff indexed by going to Crawl < Fetch as Google and entering the page URL in the box there. Then you hit the Fetch button and after a few...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 30th October 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Looks like things are going great for you. You're already over 1/3rd of you way to your goal and the first month hasn't ended yet (not counting the other thread).

If you keep finding new...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 25th October 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I'm seeing the same thing on my site. Very little search traffic and almost none of it from Google, and what I do get from the search engines hardly converts at all.

Oddly, Facebook traffic...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 23rd October 2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Here's another tip I just thought of. Search for books on Amazon in your niche and see if the authors have websites.

Or use Facebook Graph Search to find Pages.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By danr62
Re: What every Webmaster Needs to Know about Copyright Law

Yeah, good topic. I often hear so-called experts advising people to just go and grab something from Facebook or Google search and to use those images on their sites or social networks. Or even worse,...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 23rd October 2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Have you considered setting up Google Alerts for keywords related to your niche? It's possible that you'll get alot of alerts from sites that are newsy or too general, but it could help you find some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,857
Posted By danr62
Re: Making money at Constant Content – my (moderate) success story

I've written maybe 3 articles for them and they haven't sold. I've thought about trying again many times, so maybe now it's time to start.

According to my math, if your stats match up close to...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 22nd October 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Thanks alot. I've been reading posts by Alexa and other article marketers for some time, but I simply have not been motivated enough to try it out except at a small scale. I that small scale has...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 22nd October 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I don't have access to a copy of Writers Market, but I think that most online and offline pubs accept email submissions these days. You could try searching Google for trade magazines in your niche...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 21st October 2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 44,020
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $1500 by December 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Hey, you're doing great with this. Don't worry too much about the occassional unproductive days, especially if it's to take care of your dog or something important like that.

What's the point of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,408
Posted By danr62
Re: Super ugly squeeze pages

Wow, your site is ugly.

But I love the FB page even though I'm not country...the captions on that stag with the antlers is hilarious.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd October 2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By danr62
Re: Amazon Price Parity Abandoned in the EU

Does this also apply to Kindle book pricing in the EU?
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 1st October 2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I don't think she was using Aweber or anything like that to contact website owners. You can contact them with any of your normal email accounts like Gmail, Yahoo, or email provided by your web host. ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th September 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By danr62
Re: Super Mario 3D World is Out!!!

I still love the first Mario on NES, or even better Super Mario 3.

Classics.

And of course there's the Zelda games. But my Wii doesn't play discs anymore so I can't get Skyward Sword.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By danr62
Re: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

We missed the first 15 minutes and then my daughter was being really loud asking to watch something else, so I could barely hear what was going on. Then to keep her quiet I gave her my Ipad and put...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 24th September 2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I have a plugin that puts an opt-in form on my sidebar above the fold and also one at the end of each post, so if someone read my whole post and liked it they don't have to scroll back up to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By danr62
Re: Risk of using "Amazon" in a domain name?

Don't. Do. It.

Amazon's not about to stop handing out cease and desist letters for people profiting off of their trademark. Those threads you read might be old, but still relevant.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 23rd September 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Good job! You've got better conversions from opt-ins to sales than me, because I don't have any yet. Also, I'm using a squeeze page so that's probably why your opt-in rate is lower. When I get people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By danr62
Re: Advice needed on getting an Amazon API Key

Go here:

https://portal.aws.amazon.com/gp/aws/securityCredentials

Scroll down and you will see your API key and a link that you click to reveal your secret key, you will need both, I believe.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By danr62
Re: What About this?

You wouldn't want to do that, because Amazon has the right to price match your book, so if you were giving it away for free they would set the price to free. This might be good for getting more...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th September 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By danr62
Google Is Losing The War Over Cookies And May Ditch Them In Favor Of A New User-Tracking Device

Looks like cookies are on the way out.

Google Is Losing The War Over Cookies And May Ditch Them In Favor Of A New User-Tracking Device - Yahoo Finance...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 18th September 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Good luck! I'll be checking in Friday to see what happens with that article.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 17th September 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Nah, I have a headline that is probably not that great, an ugly ebook 3d cover image, and an opt-in form with no body copy. It would probably convert 5% on cold traffic.

The power of syndication...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,263
Posted By danr62
Re: I need an ark...

Stay safe Kurt.

And also, you are falsely advertising your location. Rocky Mountain High was filmed in Ogden, UT.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By danr62
Re: Scientists used "wired microbes" to make electricity from sewage

That's always the problem with these new green energy methods, they never scale well. I remember my biology textbook had an article about algae being used to make electricity. That doesn't scale well...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th September 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 956
Posted By danr62
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 17th September 2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

I wanted to post an update about my syndicated article yesterday. The article sent 53 clicks and something like 30 of them opted in (32 viewed the page in my Wordpress stats, GA says there were 29...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,293
Posted By danr62
Re: FTC to look at article marketing

Have you ever seen one of those ads that says something like "Florida mom makes $30000 from home" on MSN news or elsewhere and it looks exactly like a news article? That's what this is about.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By danr62
Re: Synicating a Blog Post

Guest posting and article syndication will give better links. Asking can work too, assuming you have something worth linking to and you contact the blog or site owner in a way that doesn't come off...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By danr62
Re: Synicating a Blog Post

Yes, and even better if her links are coming from gardening blogs, cauliflower blogs, soup blogs, healthy eating blogs, crockpot blogs, going green blogs, saving money blogs, homesteading blogs...
...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 16th September 2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,838
Posted By danr62
Re: My Personal Challenge - Make $500 by October 1st Via ClickBank and Article Syndication

Thanks for posting this thread. It motivated me to get back on the ball with syndication since like you I've been reading all of Alexa's and the other experts posts but haven't taken much action with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By danr62
Re: how much do you average per post?

Thanks, I realized my mistake a few minutes after I made the post. Now I have an egg on my face...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By danr62
Re: how much do you average per post?

Get a grip. I doubt anyone even tracks this, so how could they tell you their averages? Most people who do effective forum marketing have other ways of generating traffic, which will pretty much make...
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