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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By Sara Young
Fiverr Gig Ideas (Tip)

One of my kids recently made $50 with a Fiverr gig.

I really like what he did because instead of offering a service, he offered knowledge.

Basically he created a video and now he sells it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Are competitors also your partners?

Agreed. I don't even see them as competitors in the first place.

In my eyes, they are potential join venture partners from the start.

(and by the way, that's exactly why I cringe when people...
Forum: Email Marketing 12th January 2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Sara Young
My Best Autoresponder Tricks

In 2014 I made more money than people with lists 10 times the size of mine.

Here are 3 "tricks" I use to make sure I pay less and earn more from my list:

Trick #1: Spend more time and energy on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,850
Posted By Sara Young
Re: My first $250+ day on Amazon

Great job. I love Amazon :-)

You definitely need to know where that traffic is coming from. I bet you will learn something interesting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,297
Posted By Sara Young
Ridiculous: Can You Really Make Money With Internet Marketing?

I just came across this article on the Telegraph that claims it is not possible (or unlikely) for people to make money online:

'You can make six figures' - we test internet marketing claims -...
Forum: Email Marketing 1st December 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Sara Young
Re: How to Create a High Converting Squeeze Page

Split testing works like this:

You build 2 forms.

The software that displays the forms (Aweber, GetrResponse, LeadPages, or whatever you are using to manage your opt-in forms) alternates...
Forum: Email Marketing 30th November 2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Sara Young
How to Create a High Converting Squeeze Page

Lately a number of people have asked me to look over low-converting squeeze pages. And it turns out they were all making similar mistakes.

So based on that, here's a quick post on how to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Why are you in business for yourself?

I went into business for myself because I wanted to stay home with my kids and watch them grow.

You are right. Remembering this has been incredibly powerful for me, and helped me push myself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,479
Posted By Sara Young
Re: 1K List in a Month - Still a Newbie! :)

Survey your list.

Make a product based on what they want.

Launch the product outside your list.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st March 2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,892
Posted By Sara Young
Re: To Those Who Are Still Struggling - There Is Hope :-)

Looks cool. I'm pretty sure I'm a mechanic just by reading the descriptions.

But here's another lesson - know yourself - strengths and weaknesses - and structure your business around your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st March 2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,892
Posted By Sara Young
To Those Who Are Still Struggling - There Is Hope :-)

When I was struggling to make it online, things were tough for us financially.

The one story I most clearly remember is wanting to give $5 to charity and not being able to get it together.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By Sara Young
How to Get Great Results With Fiverr

I get a lot of questions about buying on Fiverr. Some people think you can't get good work done there. Others love buying gigs.

As an experienced gig buyer, I can tell you that a lot depends on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,446
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Best laptop for Internet Marketers?

Agreed, but with my current lifestyle a laptop works best.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,446
Posted By Sara Young
Best laptop for Internet Marketers?

Time to get a new laptop. What's a good one to get?

I'll be using it as my main computer. Heaviest use is product creation with Camtasia. Price is not an issue. I want something good.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 900
Posted By Sara Young
Re: What to Look for in a New Computer Monitor?

I think it depends on what you want to use it for.

Personally, I don't watch TV, don't watch movies, and don't play games. I spend around 4 hours a day doing internet marketing and programming. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 900
Posted By Sara Young
Re: What to Look for in a New Computer Monitor?

I don't watch TV either :eek:



Awesome. I'm convinced now.

2 monitors. One that pivots. Exciting!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 900
Posted By Sara Young
Re: What to Look for in a New Computer Monitor?

Thanks. Here's your first lesson:

<?php print "hello world"; ?>

prints the words "hello world"

:cool:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Learning to sell Amazon products

As the owner of one of these products, I'd like to confirm that what works best is to pick one program and learn it well, before moving on to anything else.

Good luck!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,191
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Does anyone make a full time income from Adsense?

The people I know who make a full-time income from adsense have very high traffic sites.

I like affiliate marketing much better and will use adsense only for sites that won't convert for affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,803
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Tim Ferriss makes a full time income with amazon.

1. Traffic converts much better for Amazon than for digital products

2. Naturally traffic volume is higher for physical products than for digital products.

Think about this:

There are over...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th September 2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,386
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Easy Paycheck Formula? Its About Physical Product

Hey ChickenMan - let's discuss actual course materials on my Help Desk. I'll be glad to answer all your questions there and help you succeed.

Believe it or not but calculus was actually one of my...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th September 2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,386
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Easy Paycheck Formula? Its About Physical Product

Wow. I just came across this thread, and really want to reply to everyone. So here we go...



Thanks, Mark. Yes, one of the things I teach is how to get such high CTR.

And I also want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By Sara Young
Re: The Myth Of "The Money Is In The Problem"

Ewen,

I happen to feel the same way about physical products.

But...

I don't think that you should judge this by OCI. The only way to judge it is to look around and see what actually works....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Sara Young
Re: What's the deal with the "get your ex back" niche?

The guy who created one of the main products in this niche has been teaching affiliate marketing for free for a long time.

By the time he created the product, he had a LOT of affiliate students...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,898
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Do you think that the people who post 10 or more times per day on the Warrior forum are marvelou

Hi Gary,

You shouldn't be jealous of people who post a lot. You should be jealous of those who seriously focus on their goals and use their time wisely.

Just my 2 cents.

Sara
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 500
Posted By Sara Young
Re: A Question About Article Writing

Some of the writers are from countries where $1.50 is a pretty good rate.

I personally have not been able to get decent quality articles for that price. But I'd be interested to know if anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Ideas to get traffic to an article...

Are you sure you are doing proper keyword research?

Take a look at this thread - I think it may help:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Where Am I Suppose to Use My Articles First?

Put them on your blog first.

It's not true that Google will penalize you if the same article appears on your blog and article directories.

Just make sure that the articles in the directories...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Sara Young
Re: "Phrase Results" greater than Broad Results !?

That happens. The results you get from Google are not accurate results - just estimates, so sometimes you will get what you are seeing.

Watch the video on this thread for more info:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Does ANYONE here promote products outside IM?

Sure. My husband has a membership site outside the IM niche and it's doing quite well.

There are lots of people like that around, but they probably talk about their products less. After all, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,650
Posted By Sara Young
Re: The Ultimate Clickbank vs. Amazon Thread - Pitch In Your Thoughts!

As you know already, Amazon works best for me. And so do all networks that allow me to promote physical products.

I'm not saying Clickbank is bad, just that physical products work better for me....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Is there a way to see same-day Amazon clicks/sales?

No, not on Amazon. Other networks let you see the sales made that day, so perhaps these people are talking about sales from other networks.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st May 2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Unique Article Wizard

I haven't used it for a while (been too busy with other things) but I've had good results with it in the past. I don't know if anything has changed since - but if not, it is worth the $67.

There...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Any amember users? Quick question

Yes, you can do that. Just enable affiliates.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,717
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Do You Make Big Money With Amazon ?

Its definitely possible to make good money with physical products.

For me its much easier than with Clickbank.

I don't always use Amazon. Sometimes I go with other affiliate networks. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,036
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Amazon Commission Is Pathetic

Where else to look?

Commission Junction

Google Affiliate Network

Share-A-Sale

All make me good money in addition to Amazon, with similar products.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th April 2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Spent Over $120k With Google - What I've Learned

I've spent nearly as much as you, and I definitely agree with the brand-name bidding method.

Another thing I've learned is that you must be extremely targeted and relevant in your keywords, ads,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th March 2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,280
Posted By Sara Young
Re: DL Guard or DPD? Please help

DL Guard sends an email and you can configure it to say whatever you want.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,419
Posted By Sara Young
Re: ADD/ADHD and Internet Marketing

It shows that people with ADHD are more likely to read and respond to a poll about ADHD.

(Not to say there aren't a lot of internet marketers with ADHD. I don't disagree with that statement.)
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th March 2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,499
Posted By Sara Young
Re: How i built a 1,284 list in just 11 days & Made $522.91

Great job!

I just wanted to point out how useful it is to have a mentor pointing you in the right direction...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,708
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Any affiliate success story on physical products?

My advice is to find someone who is successful and learn from them.

Doesn't have to be me....

Could be anyone on this forum or elsewhere who is doing well with this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By Sara Young
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Sara Young
Re: PPC Advice/Experiment

I'll give you some random tips:

Start with one or 2 keywords that are very relevant to what you are selling

Start with exact match

Turn off the content network

Make sure you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,927
Posted By Sara Young
Re: 'Secret' Keyword Research Tip - This is VERY Eye Opening!

I haven't read all the replies in this thread, so I apologize if someone said this already.

But just in case no-one did:

When doing keyword research always set your search settings to 100
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Camtasia without controls?

I figured it out myself.

When you produce the video, you can edit the presets so there are no controls.

Can I thank myself?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,103
Posted By Sara Young
Article Marketing Troublehsooting - What You Should Do If Your Articles Are Not Making You Money

People have been asking me over and over what to do if their articles are not bringing in sales.

So as a former Engineer, I've come up with a step by step method to help you figure out what you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Man Keyword research seems impossible

I personally don't think you need to find keywords with 2,000-3,000 searches per month.

Even if it is 200-300 searches per month (exact match) you will do ok if you have a bunch of them.

So I'd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Sara Young
Re: First 500 subscribers on your list..How did you do it ?

In the IM niche - doing a free WSO

In other niches - offering something for free on my sites
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Sara Young
Re: EZA resource box question

You are allowed to be promotional in your resource box, so it should be ok.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Article Writing and Article Report

3 important things to do:

1. Make sure you understand keyword research properly. If you don't - you will be wasting your time on your articles.

2. Write more articles

3. Build backlinks to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,840
Posted By Sara Young
Re: A different way to treat WF newcomers?

My personal opinion is that scammers and spammers will find their way around this as well. There's a limit to how far you can go in order to try to stop them.

IMO the most effective thing is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Commission Junction...What is The Truth?

I am surprised by this thread.

I make most of my money from CJ and the Google Affiliate Network and never had a problem.

I've been using CJ for years - I think since 2005/6 or maybe even...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st December 2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Sara Young
Re: do I have to have money for PPC?

IMHO here's what you need to do in order to do PPC on a tight budget:

- start with a few extremely targeted, buying keywords
- use only exact match. In some cases phrase match is ok
- do not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th December 2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By Sara Young
Re: Creating First Adwords Campaign- Have a few simple ?'s regarding settings 4 those who use it...

Don't use the content network for now.

You can also do well with the content network but it requires a different approach from search. So just start with Google search and search partners, and...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th December 2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,252
Posted By Sara Young
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Sara Young
Re: My Hubpages Do Not Receive Traffic

Optimize each hubpage for a low competition keyword, get some backlinks, and you should be ok.
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