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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Best platform for online course?

Yes - I am leery of letting another entity control how much I can make on a product that I developed. Thank you!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By JeniferStarr
Best platform for online course?

I'm getting ready to develop an online course for my niche. I want to have some text with a mixture of videos. Any advice on the best way to do this? I know there are some sites like Udemy out...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 14th October 2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Copywriter needed. Health niche.

Hi! Sent a PM regarding my writing services. Have a great day!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Amazon Course?

If you're interested in Kindle, I love Geoff Shaw's Kindling course. That's how I got started - it's very clear about how to publish.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Selecting a niche

Great advice. I also think it helps to choose a niche that you really like. You're going to spend a lot of time thinking about it, researching it, writing about it, etc. If you hate the niche, it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Where to outsource writers for ebooks?

As a writer, I appreciate getting an outline for the eBook from a client. If it's a subject I'm familiar with, I generally stick to the per page rate. If it's something I know I'll have to research...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What should you do when you fail to deliver?

Just apologize with no excuses. You could offer a free article or discount on a future job if your client is unhappy. If you deliver high quality work, your client will be more likely to overlook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Amazon - Misery in Missouri

I got the same email today. This doesn't hit me too hard because Amazon isn't where I make most of my income, but it definitely changes some of my future plans. Frustrating.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: fast weightloss for women, PLR or JV

You might want to consider hiring a ghostwriter if you really want to have unique content that will sell.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 947
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What is the best website for ghostwriting?

I've had some success with Elance. You can also try iwriter which allows you to write short articles when you have a little extra time. I've had the best success from my own blog advertising my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Building an e-mail list

I use Aweber and you can design an optin form that can go in your widgets area. There's also MailChimp which is free, but I feel that Aweber is worth the price.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: if you really want to make it in internet marketing don't be afraid to spend money

I agree that you need to spend some money up front. But I definitely know people who spend a lot of money on products or services and don't actually implement or use any of them. So it's important...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: I need a writer/researcher for a product I don't know much about...

I think that word of mouth is usually the best way to find quality writing. Also remember that to get good content, you usually need to be willing to pay for it. Writing is one of those things where...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Giving away copies of my service

From what I understand, the best way to offer that service would be through a WSO. It does require an investment on your part to give away something for free, but will probably be worth it in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Question About Email List Building In General & For CPA

I have different lists for different niches. However, I have tried to keep one main list for my IM, ghostwriting, PLR stuff so that I don't have to email different people who will probably want the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: best places to get free photos?

I like stockfreeimages.com for photos. They require you to share the copyright info and link, but make it easy by providing the html code. I don't find it takes away from my blog. Hope that helps!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,295
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Should I Use a Different Name in Internet Marketing?

So far I have used my real name. I don't have anyone I'm worried would do harm to my business. Using my name also makes me feel really accountable about delivering quality to my clients.

I also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: E-mail marketing & Blogging

I offer a free download when someone subscribes to my list. I have it set up in Aweber that when someone subscribes, they get a thank you email with a link to the download. No plugin required.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Kindle vs. PDF Download

If you want to take advantage of Kindle Select, you can only publish on Kindle. The advantage is that people can borrow your book and you can offer free days to help build a greater number of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Strange Email Opt-ins...Spam?

I get a lot of those, too. I didn't really know where they were coming from, but these explanations make sense. Thanks for asking the question! :) And thank you to those who answered.

I agree...
Forum: Email Marketing 4th February 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Starting E-mail Marketing: Aweber alternative

When I first started out I used Mail Chimp. It's free for smaller list sizes. When I decided to do this full-time I switched to Aweber because it was the best value and ease of use.

I was...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd February 2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,808
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Askhole, have you ever heard of the term !?

I have known many of these creatures and I have been one, also. Sometimes people ask for advice with no intention of really listening it to it. I've found that often people really don't want...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd February 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Whats your #1 roadblock to success in 2013?

I think discouragement can be a major roadblock. When things don't work out, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that there's no way to fix it or that nothing will work out. But usually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Ebook Tips for Success?

Definitely make sure you have a high quality book. You want something that people will recommend to their friends. Don't worry as much about length as you do about quality.

It's also critical...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,065
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: For the newbie

As a newbie I'm seeing hard work start to pay off. There's a lot of opportunity, but it does take hard work and commitment. I've seen a lot of people quit because they aren't making money right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Another Mistake to Avoid with your List

I agree that you need to have regular, consistent contact with your list. At the same time I don't email if I don't have something valuable to share. It could be a blog post with useful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,180
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What can I do with $4,740.15 to quit my job?

That's because spending $37 on a product won't work. If you choose the right product and then implement it, you can make money. I quit my job last year to work from home and I didn't have $4000+ to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Where to get free images

I often pay for images from istockphoto. However, I sometimes want to use several each day for various blog posts and I don't mind finding some that don't cost if they are high quality.

I use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: STOP Procrastinating and START Doing!

Absolutely true! I think it's good to learn and plan, but those have no value without the final action step.

You have to get over your fear of failure and just take the leap. Mistakes are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 533
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What are your views on Facebook?

I think it's going to be around for awhile. That said, there's always something around the corner that could steal people away and take its place. A lot of the changes FB has made in recent years...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,777
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Stop Youtube Displaying Thumbnails After Video Ends

Great question and one that I've been wanting to tackle. So glad you asked and thanks for all the great answers! Will make video blogging much better for me.
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th January 2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: How to stop being a people Pleaser?

That's tough if you have the natural tendency to be a people pleaser. I suffer from this disorder as well.

My greatest tip is to learn to say no. Before I say yes I make sure I'm saying yes...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th January 2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 856
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What is the Purpose of Your Life???

So true! I recently started a working in a niche about which I am very passionate. I can already feel that this is going to be my most successful venture and it makes it fun for me to get up each...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,547
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Email to your list every day?

I only email when I have something to share that's of some value. Sometimes that's every day, sometimes it's a couple of times a week. I don't want to waste my list's time - in the same way I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Which Course Did Really Help You Make Money Online?!

As a writer, these are my favorite courses (no affiliate links here):

PLR ATM by Tiffany Dow (http://www.plratm.com/)
Ghostwriting Cash by Tiffany Dow (http://www.ghostwritingcash.com/)...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th January 2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Be Commited!!Focus Only to Be Success!Your Mind Set Up is Important!!

That's great advice! I definitely think commitment is the biggest key for success. It takes time to really make a good living in this business and if you're not committed you might give up right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: One tip that quadrupled my income

So true. I've fallen prey to the same trap. Now I set a certain time of day for "reading" and the rest of the day is "doing". Much more productive.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: How can a newbie recover from - or avoid falling victim to - "Information Overload"?

I would say that what has worked for me is choosing some specific areas where I want to focus. Then commit to those areas for a good amount of time. I've seen a lot of people who do something for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 880
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What Are You Doing Differently For 2013?

Definitely focusing on a few things instead of trying to do too many. Working more in the areas for which I'm passionate and letting go of some tasks that were just time wasters.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: How Do You Research On Amazon For What Info Product Will Sell For Kindle Readers

Look at Amazon Bestsellers and see what is selling well. Look for what you can add that's not already there - a different slant.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th October 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,012
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What's your experience with iWriter?

Thanks for all of your input! I think I'm going to go a different way for now. The starting pay is just too low for me and I am starting to build a great client base that is willing to pay a little...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,320
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Laid off -- now what?

I would say if you have some time to finanically work toward a full time IM career, do it (if that's what you want)! I recently left my full-time job to pursue this and while there are some scary...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,066
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Is Law of Attraction considered un-Trendy?

The LOA is still very much in demand. I have a lot of writing requests for projects in the genre and I know many people who have had success with it. Hope you do, too!
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,640
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Top 10 Lessons to Learn from Failure

Great reminder that failure is a wonderful learning tool. It's only a bad thing if you don't keep going.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd October 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,012
Posted By JeniferStarr
What's your experience with iWriter?

I've seen iWriter mentioned here several times, but looking at it, it seems like the pay is pretty low. I'd love to hear your experience as a writer using this services. Does it work for you?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,990
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Do You Have An eBook On Kindle?

Yes! I'm working on a second now. Here's the first one:

Plus Size Confidence (The Plus Size Girls Guide to...): Jeni Starr: Amazon.com: Kindle Store
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Top 5 freelancing website in my view. Have you any choice?

I completely agree! Those other sites are good if you're just getting started, but having your own site and building good relationships with clients and a reputaton for excellence is better.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,393
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Is posting on Squidoo a waste of time?

My squidoo lens is:

The Plus Size Girl's Guide to Plus Size Confidence (http://www.squidoo.com/plussizeconfidence)

Hope it helps! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 632
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What email do you use

I use gmail. I've had yahoo and I agree - way too much spam. In addition to that, the emails I really want end up in the spam or not delivered. I've never had any problems with gmail.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,393
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Is posting on Squidoo a waste of time?

I've used Squidoo to promote my Kindle book. That has boosted sales quite a bit. I've also got several lenses that have made some money from affiliate sales. I'm pretty new to it, but so far it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,689
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Kindle Publishers: Questions About Images For Covers

I use istockphoto and their terms of use specifically say you can use it for book covers. The images are pretty inexpensive as well.
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th October 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 831
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: 27 Proven Ways To Boost Your Energy Midday

Thank you! I've definitely been suffering from the midday slump lately! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 937
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: good content

I'm a ghostwriter for various niche marketers and the way my clients find me is typically from word of mouth from other satisfied clients. Find someone who you trust to give you a recommendation.
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th September 2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: What Do You Do During The Hard Times?

I remember that hard times don't last forever. One of the greatest things about getting a little older is having lived through a few challenges and the knowledge that things always do get better.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By JeniferStarr
Re: Help with HTML software

Thanks to all of you for your suggestions! I will check them all out and see what works best for my non-technical brain. :) I appreciate it and wish you all the best success!

Jeni
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By JeniferStarr
Help with HTML software

I'm looking for software that's very user friendly for a newbie when it comes to editing web pages. I've gotten the suggestion to use Front Page, but that's not available anymore. So far other...
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