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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By LilBlackDress
Re: Cannot Add Adsense to WordPress Blog?

I don't think Adsense is allowed on the Free Wordpress blogs. As others have said, you may want to consider investing in a hosting plan and domain name. A domain name runs about $10 a year. And you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Warrior X
Re: Cannot Add Adsense to WordPress Blog?

You're probably at the point where owning your own site is the way to go. The start up costs
are almost negligible, and it puts you in the driver's seat. Including giving you access to ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By Istvan Horvath
Re: Cannot Add Adsense to WordPress Blog?

You are confused... because when people mention WordPress around here - they refer to the software that is downloadable from wordpress.ORG (http://wordpress.org)

...while you seem to have a blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By tpw
Re: Does My Writing Really Suck?

Yeah, I wouldn't hire you, and I do hire lots of writers.

The work is uninspired and bland.

Granted, you are writing SEO articles, which by their very definition are uninspired and bland, but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th May 2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By minisite
Re: Care to Tear Apart My Website?

Frames can hinder the optimization of a website on some search engines but they generally do fine.

There is a setting on the wordpress that gives an option to allow search engine bot to crawl the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By the goat
Re: Care to Tear Apart My Website?

In the hopes of not sounding too negative I'll try to give you constructive advice. I think your site may be so outdated and badly built that you are probably better off scrapping it and starting...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By minisite
Re: Care to Tear Apart My Website?

Yup. That is exactly what I mean, migrating your website to wordpress. BTW, since your domain is more than 5 years old and its got a page rank of 2 it will be easier to rank it for specific keywords....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By minisite
Re: Care to Tear Apart My Website?

Blogger is a good blog platform and it ranks well on G00gle probably because they own it. However, Blogger don't offer the flexibility you're looking for that wordpress have such as plug-ins,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By James Gladwell
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

USP is Unique Selling Point or Unique Selling Proposition. It's the thing that marks you out as being unique as a writer.



Haha, yes, sorry to 'catch you out' but using the right words is...
Forum: Copywriting 18th May 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By max5ty
6 Quick Thoughts About Copywriting

This post may upset some...but it's my normal way of doing business...

There's a lot of stuff you read in your email daily from the "guru's" on how you should be a copywriter...I'm gonna tell you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By fluffythewondercat
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

How would you feel about your work being edited?

I've hired many freelancers at a little over 3 cents a word but few stick with me for very long. They don't say so, but I've gotten the impression...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By usmantech
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

I think you can write at Freelancer. If you earn some good reviews, you might start to charge more. But initially it is a steep walk upwards. Personal Experience.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By fin
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

If you write for textbroker you automatically get put up to a higher level if you write a good sample.

Much more than Iwriter.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 876
Posted By JP Sauve
Re: New and don't know where to start

Do it old school - still the best way to learn.

1 - Build a website
2 - Figure out how to get traffic to it
3 - THEN put ads and try to make some cash.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Zabrina
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

There's a huge "difficulty myth" surrounding CC, mainly perpetuated by people who just plain can't write. To them, it feels unfair and anal-retentive and silly. But if you're a decent writer, it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Zabrina
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Since I haven't seen it recommended yet, Constant Content is a fantastic website for making money. Judging by the style and quality of your posts, I think your articles will be just fine, though...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Hi,

Hope these motivate you:

Jon Morrow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kristen Brooks
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

I am learning about the same thing (I am also an Earthy-type Mom who writes!) and I am finding there are lots of ways to write and earn online.

Check out:

www.freelancer.com
There is whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By JerryKuzma
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

I agree that there is a LOT of great advice here already. But I will throw this into the mix...

There is a difference between these two things:
1. what you do to get some cash into your hands...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By zuberr
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Is it not possible that you contact some tech mags to write as a freelancer?

If not, contact some popular tech blogs, guest posts a few articles, if they like what
you write, ask them to hire...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

1. Raise your prices.

2. Pick a niche.

3. Show that niche how you create value for them.

4. Expect that writing for pay instead of free will now make writing a bit of a chore. Speaking from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By ProAffiliate01
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

I think you would be great at creative non-fiction. You should set up a blog if you haven't done so already, and keep pitching samples. Keep up the good work. Writing online is not as hard to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By Kay King
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

You learned a valuable lesson - when I worked on freelance sites I never left a comment/rating for a buyer until AFTER he had given me his rating. That leaves you space to answer any concerns should...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By fluffythewondercat
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

USP = Unique Selling Proposition

It's what differentiates one product from another. You (meaning the generic "you") can't really market effectively if you don't know what your USP is.

fLufF
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By Stoney
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

Earthmom, that is so sad and frankly, unethical. Unless he can prove you "stole" it from somewhere else, he shouldn't be able to slander you like that. I'm sorry; they're not all like that. Keep your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Velant
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

You can post your copywriting service in warrior for hire (http://www.warriorforum.com/warriors-hire/) section, creating a nice catchy title and offering a few (3-5) FREE review copies to reputable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By WriterWahm
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

There's so much good advice here already. I just want to add that you should consider taking out a warrior for hire ad; there are some really good gigs going on here. You are a great writer so price...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By James Gladwell
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

OK, so obviously from the deluge of responses, you know it's legit. I suspect you knew it was legit when you quit your job...

Here's an idea for you to do either short-ish or long term.

Write...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By James Gladwell
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Oh, and a quick 'mindset' note:

Stop 'attempting' to write for hire and just do it. There's no need to try, you have all it takes to succeed. Just apply yourself consistently and you'll make it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By James Gladwell
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Lilblackdress is absolutely right, go and write for revenue sharing sites.

Also, put your blogs onto Technorati and then sign up as one of their contributing writers.

Fundamentally, if you want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By fenway2k
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

Never give up! This is par for the course. While not in freelancing, I go through this similar turmoil everyday with my ebay store. With all their new rules and changes designed to 'protect the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By mrinternational
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

You have to be proactive at looking for jobs in the writing field, not just go out to iwriter or elance but actually check out niche sites and contact the owner directly about what you can do for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By LilBlackDress
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Obviously from your posts you can write. I would suggest writing for revenue share sites like Squidoo, Hubpages and Infobarrel to build up residual income and writing for flat rates for immediate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By fluffythewondercat
Re: Attempting to Write for Hire

Are you the earthmom from the Amazon forums?

EDITED to add: Yes, I see you are. There's that blog post I remember about how to make your own air pillows.

Okay. So, don't believe everything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,208
Posted By Brad Callen
Re: Is freelance writing a legit job?

Hi, if a requester ever rates you unfairly, submit a support ticket and explain the situation.
Support Desk (http://www.bryxensoftware.com/support/)

More often than not, we will edit the rating...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th January 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 56,831
Posted By Jeremy Wilson
Re: Micro Niche Espionage: Legally "Steal" Other People's Niches and Keywords

In case videos are not your thing, here is a very basic overview of the results of our competition analysis for each keyword matched against all 7 of the criteria...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th January 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 56,831
Posted By Jeremy Wilson
TUTORIAL (with Screenshots & Videos): How To Find Niches and Keywords For Top 10 Google Rankings

VERY SHORT UPDATE: Why This Method Is Still Valid Two Years Later......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,801
Posted By Jill Carpenter
The BEST way to Start Making Money Online from ZERO!

Quite simply, the best way IMO to start with zero and make your first dollars is to provide a service. Why?

1. You don't need a product - YOU are the product

2. You can post your services on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2009, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,053
Posted By Emily Meeks
Re: What to do if you're desperate

I've been in this situation. I'm still picking up the pieces, but I've been pulling it together.

I got as angry as f***ing possible, but put it to good use. I channeled all that energy into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,053
Posted By Tina Golden
Re: What to do if you're desperate

If someone is really desperate and down to the wire, you cannot rely on the internet to pay off fast enough to get you out of your jam. Get yourself to any agencies you can find locally that will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,053
Posted By Lisa Gergets
Re: What to do if you're desperate

An immediate form of income, and the way I started my IM career, is to simply offer services. What are you good at?

Writing=articles, ebooks, autoresponder series, etc.
Research=are you great at...
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