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Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Pat H
RE: Looking for tips to make copy effective when readers skim.

Love your Quick Tip / Tip box idea. I'll try that for sure!
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Pat H
RE: Looking for tips to make copy effective when readers skim.

scottroj, Love your ideas about different colors and arrows. AND split testing! Will try out your ideas too! Thanks for adding to the discussion.
Forum: Copywriting 14th April 2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Pat H
RE: Looking for tips to make copy effective when readers skim.

Hey SARubin,

Loved your points and admit the techniques you listed have slowed me down and kept me engaged when I'm scanning while reading copy.

Thanks for chiming in and giving me some ideas...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th April 2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Pat H
RE: New to dropshipping; what would make you want to purchase (and purchase again) from my store?

I thought your home page was the most pleasing visually, perhaps because there is a lack of image consistency in the catalog pages. Have you given any thought to placing your items on sale in a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th April 2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 345
Posted By Pat H
RE: Should we sleep late at night to work?

Where an individual falls on the spectrum of preference for late nights or early mornings largely determines his or her chronotype. Scientists have identified a gene variant that exerts a strong...
Forum: Social Media 3rd April 2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Pat H
RE: How do I change the thumbnail profile picture on a LinkedIn company page?

Have you seen the YouTube video "Introducing LinkedIn Company Pages" from September 2016? Maybe it will be helpful?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwIInZLg9qg
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd April 2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By Pat H
RE: Every ____ Is An Opportunity

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston Churchill
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd April 2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 268
Posted By Pat H
RE: Why you should STOP comparing yourself to others

I appreciate your post Juliana. I just read an article on TinyBuddha.com about this subject that suggests we often compare ourselves with someone who we perceive as being, having, or doing more. It...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 484
Posted By Pat H
RE: Promotional Pens

While promotional pens is certainly not a new idea I think there is still merit to giving them to customers. I personally love getting a pen from a merchant I've purchased something from and have...
Forum: Growth Hacking 1st April 2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By Pat H
RE: How do I get more followers on Instagram?

Your comment about having the pictures tell a story was interesting. I hadn't thought of it from that perspective before. Very helpful! :)
Forum: Social Media 1st April 2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 297
Posted By Pat H
RE: How to promote facebook Company Page?

"Create an event" might be useful also. As already mentioned, updating the profile and covers pictures attract attention too. As well as developing relationships with similar companies/organizations....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By Pat H
RE: for Niche sites builders, What is the thing that you invest money in it the most?!

"Most likely, you will find there are problems in the niche that need solving, or desires of the niche participants that are not being met."
Great takeaway for everyone Steve! Thanks for that...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 250
Posted By Pat H
RE: Leaving Your Comfort Zone

There's nothing wrong with being in our comfort zone, unless we get too comfortable and start holding back instead of challenging ourselves to learn, grow and try new things. Being slightly...
Forum: Growth Hacking 30th March 2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By Pat H
RE: Youtube subscribers

Thanks for the link to the YouTube SEO Guide! Looks quite helpful.
Forum: Copywriting 30th March 2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Pat H
RE: Copywriting With a More Artistic Flair

Besides the storytelling approach, conversational copy can be artistic. The conversational approach is written as if the conversation is between the copywriter and the prospect. For example: I know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Pat H
RE: What repetitive daily tasks do you do?

Review and/or update all sites and systems, check and answer email, read business materials or attend webinars.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By Pat H
RE: How many types of marketing exist?

American "normal business"? Our government may stall, but our wars continue. Congress may not be able to pass a budget, but the U.S. military can still launch commando raids in Libya, Somalia and...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Pat H
RE: Copywriting for Brochures and Leaflets

SARubin, have you had success with "teaming up" with someone from Fiverr, etc. if you don't have a personal resource?
Forum: Social Media 29th March 2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 249
Posted By Pat H
RE: How much do you prioritize social media?

I appreciate your thoughts on how you approach each network. That's a very logical approach to them! Thanks!
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th March 2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 319
Posted By Pat H
RE: The most basic thing about FEAR of FAILURE

"When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important." - Ellen DeGeneres
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th March 2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By Pat H
RE: 10 Amazing Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Transform Your Life Forever.

There are some good ones in this list. I also like this quote: "Where focus goes, energy flows." Tony Robbins
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th March 2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Pat H
RE: Dropshipping: What are the best niches/products trending in US

Thanks Dave, visiting the sites you listed above is an easy way for anyone to do some research. Type an appropriate query into Google will also give you additional ideas of where to search.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,494
Posted By Pat H
RE: How do i find the best niche?

I think your Google link above is a great tool for folks wanting to research, especially if you need a good starting place. Thanks for posting it!
Forum: Social Media 28th March 2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Pat H
RE: I've a Question About Facebook Page!

On Facebook, if I post an article from another source I just make sure the source is properly identified and credited. Oftentimes, I have visited the FB page of the organization that was written...
Forum: Social Media 27th March 2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 142
Posted By Pat H
RE: I've a Question About Facebook Page!

You might want to credit the image creator if the image is not part of a post from an expert, as in an article written by someone else. Also, in the 2.5 years I've had my page, I had 1 incident where...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th March 2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Pat H
RE: What is your favorite Mobile Traffic Source

I think Instagram is a great one to start with if you are new to Mobile Marketing. It's fairly easy to use.
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,712
Posted By Pat H
RE: How to get up at 5 AM?

I think it's more about figuring out when is your personal best time for productivity and then making sure you set up your life to maximize that. Some folks, like me, are more night people so they...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By Pat H
RE: 3 Mental Blocks I Dissolved to Write and Self Publish 126 eBooks

It sounds like you definitely have some things figured out that work. Congratulations for tuning into that flow of abundance and thanks for sharing your successful strategies. :)
Forum: Email Marketing 25th March 2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By Pat H
RE: How Often Should You Be Mailing Your List?

It was helpful to me to read the suggestions to differentiate between those that open/click and non responders. Thanks everyone!
Forum: Email Marketing 25th March 2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By Pat H
RE: Email marketing tips

That's what I've seen others' do, upload a frame from YouTube which, when clicked on, plays. Did that process require a separate software for you to do it?
Forum: Beginners Area 25th March 2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 523
Posted By Pat H
RE: is social media compulsory?

That's actually a useful and acurate analogy: Social media is similar to TV after WWII, I hadn't thought of that before!
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 394
Posted By Pat H
RE: Favourite Songs To Keep You Motivated

Katy Perry does some great motivational songs: Roar, Firework, Rise...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By Pat H
RE: Which style and tone to choose?

I think testing both is the way to go. While I personally might prefer #2, plenty of other folks would prefer #1, as evidenced by the responses.
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 513
Posted By Pat H
RE: Words to avoid at ALL costs.

Most whatever, for example, "Most business owners use this product".
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 24th March 2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Pat H
RE: Why your website is making people hate you!

I do not websites with a sales video that does not show a run time at the bottom or no way to pause the video. I feel like a "video hostage." It usually means it is going to be 20 minutes or longer...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 24th March 2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Pat H
RE: How Infographics speak louder than blogs.

I have to agree: even on a simple Facebook fan page the infographics get lots of views, shares, and likes. When I read an infograph I am aware of how much quicker it is to read than text, plus I just...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 24th March 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Pat H
RE: Best Way To Get Testimonials

That was good advice. I know I have personally intended to give someone a testimonial but get busy and do not get around to it. A discount in exchange for the review would, I believe, be a nice...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By Pat H
RE: 5 buyer personality Types

According to Hubspot blog a persona is a "semi-fictional representation of your ideal customer. " It is essentially a description of the typical person at which your marketing is aimed. ReachForce...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 925
Posted By Pat H
RE: My One BIG CHANGE That Has Made Me More Money Than EVER

I have to admit I have never really considered much internationally so this article was intriguing to me. Sounds like international marketing is not going to fade even if there is much international...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 569
Posted By Pat H
RE: The Myth of Your Content Going Viral....

I was just reading an article that talked about the research of Jonah Berger, an assistant professor of marketing at the Wharton School of Business who specializes in discovering what makes ideas and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th March 2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Pat H
RE: Yes, There is a Windows 9

I read one theory as to why MS went from Windows 8 to 10 was to further distance themselves from Windows 8, as most folks did not like it. I upgraded from Windows 8 to 10, took a little bit of an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,521
Posted By Pat H
RE: Can't decide which flyer to go with!@#$##

Alexbarber, one additional point I don't think anyone yet brought up is a typo in the first line of both ads: " Come Checkout Your New Neighborhood Barbers." Check out should be two words like you...
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Pat H
RE: Facebook ads without text???

I think your comments are spot on. And thanks for those tips from the marketing expert!
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Pat H
RE: Facebook contest...Am I compliant?

Thanks for the response. I was having a bit of trouble trying to search Their Help Center for information.
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Pat H
RE: Facebook Ads

I know I am certainly not a Facebook ads expert so while getting tips from outside (of Facebook) sources is useful, I think it is always wise to learn from Facebook itself. Their Help Center has...
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Pat H
RE: Do you accept all LinkedIn invites?

That's a really awesome and unique approach and something I've never considered. Very nice!
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By Pat H
RE: What things made facebook almost unique?

I sometimes find Facebook's ability to innovate annoying but admit you're right, that contributes to it's success and growth!
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Pat H
RE: Best software for posting a poll on a Facebook Business Page?

Thanks, I found the same thing as OP, Facebook only creates polls for groups. Thanks for the Survey Monkey tip. From your follow up comments it looks like you've used it successfully on Facebook?
Forum: Social Media 23rd March 2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 132
Posted By Pat H
RE: How to change the Facebook.com/.................................Page Name ???

I found this answer in the Facebook Help Center, not sure if this helps...
I searched for How do I change my Page's name?
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd March 2017, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 179
Posted By Pat H
RE: Maintaining Focus

I was just reading an interesting article by David Rock, co-founder of the NeuroLeadership Institute who listed 3 things to consider:

1 Typically, we do mindless work first and build up to the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Pat H
RE: Teespring for shirts

I've done a couple of Teespring campaigns just trying to get a feel as to how the company worked and offered them exclusively on my Facebook page. Also invested in small small Facebook advertising...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,754
Posted By Pat H
RE: How to bring traffic to your new website?

I appreciated your article. Valuable content, initial visitors and list building are important. Sometimes those basic skills can be overlooked. I might suggest reworking the title of the article...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2017, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 373
Posted By Pat H
RE: Guest posting Website?

Nice list of guest blogging sites to check out. Thanks for taking the time to post it!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 403
Posted By Pat H
RE: 3 Niche Marketing Mistakes To Avoid

Hi John, Thanks for taking the time to post these 3 mistakes to avoid. I agree expert content is often a savior when you are not an expert. If it's an area you're interested in but not especially...
Forum: Growth Hacking 22nd March 2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Pat H
RE: Infographic advice needed!

Thanks everyone for the great suggestions! Infographics always seem very popular on my Facebook page although I've never created one myself. Nice to find some options for creating them here.
Forum: Growth Hacking 22nd March 2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 355
Posted By Pat H
RE: Netflix's innovation in content marketing.

I think a really important reason for their success is "Netflix is a service aimed at the individual." Releasing the whole season of a show was definitely genius! Didn't know about the trailers...
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