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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: How do I promote a musician?

Content marketing still woks for musicians, these guides show that:

What Content Marketing Means for DIY Musicians | Solveig Whittle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: What are The Best Membership Site Models?

What I use for my membership sites is the following:

Free content where people can see around half of the guide. To see the rest they must sign up. This gives you a lot more list subscribers then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 3 Things I've Learned From Driving Traffic Without Google (Hopefully This Will Help You Too)

I've given Bing a try, but I had the wrong kind of site for it. I need to get back on it, I've been using banner ads recently which are doing alright.



They don't make it easy for us do they....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 3 Things I've Learned From Driving Traffic Without Google (Hopefully This Will Help You Too)

Exactly! Only 33% of my traffic for my main site comes from search engines and it makes me a full time living!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 3 Things I've Learned From Driving Traffic Without Google (Hopefully This Will Help You Too)

Glad you enjoyed it. And that line you mentioned is one I've seen to be very true. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 3 Things I've Learned From Driving Traffic Without Google (Hopefully This Will Help You Too)

Google traffic will still be good for your site when you have your sales funnel in place, just don't rely on it. Use it and others too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,545
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: About To Let It Go!

What works:

Giving information of value to people on your site, driving traffic to that site using guest posting / forum marketing / kindle books etc (All instant sources of traffic), catching...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,041
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My Online Income Plateau - Should I Just Be Grateful?

Definitely don't be satisfied with that, you should always keep striving to move forward! If your current income streams aren't letting you get past that level, add more! Either by diversifying with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By Shaun Tango
3 Things I've Learned From Driving Traffic Without Google (Hopefully This Will Help You Too)

Hey guys. I've been part of this forum for a while now (read 'a few years'), but I've never really got involved on any real level. I think it's time that changed now though, as I genuinely feel I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: e-mail marketing

A few tips:

Don't be scared to message your list. They signed up to you as they were interested in what you have to say right? While it varies from niche to niche, aim to message your list at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: suggestions on ads for my site?

How about looking for products to sell on your site instead? Possibly merchandise which already exist, or create your own fan merchandise? I'm sure that'd sell? And it'd help your brand as a whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 713
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: I need traffic...

It depends on what niche you're in. There are a lot of sources of free traffic, but not all will work as well for different types of website. For example, while Twitter traffic is good for community...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: $200? Do you think it's worth the investment?

Agreed. $2000 isn't much if the site is getting the majority of traffic on autopilot, and it's cheap to buy Facebook fans in that niche. So you could easily invest another $100 and get a fan page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: DAP With Amazon Simple Email Service?

Ravi, does this combination mean better delivery for your emails? I get people not receiving emails with their passwords sometimes (only happens on free DAP products rather then paid products for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: What is the name of this kind of a pop up , and How can I do it on wordpress

They're called Lightboxes. The best one to go with is Hybrid Connect. It has the most functions of all the ones I've tried (Even the split testing option alone it worth getting it for, I increased my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: What is/were your biggest obstacles that held you down?

My biggest obstacle in the last couple of years was getting too comfortable. When you're earning a full time living and it appears stable, you don't put in as many hours as when it was make or break...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Need Input on Launch

If you want your affilaite program to take off, you should activly recruit affilaites. They often don't just come along, put in work to obtain their services.

Mailing your list is good, but only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Presales Page

If you're already talking about the product, then include the testimonials. If you haven't yet begun talking about a product, a testimonial isn't needed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Which of these niches are sustainable?

Alternative medicine could be a bit risky unless you're REALLY knowledgeable about what you're doing. You don't want to be giving off bad advice, and any innocent mistakes can still be a dangerous...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: What's Up With Google Lately?

It can sometimes take time Robby, don't worry about it. Just add content to your sites, then link to them from a genuine and relevant source. A guest post or two with some Facebook / Twitter links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Site Drop after Penguin, Please Advice...

Hey seorules. The best thing you could do right now is real marketing. Guest posting, Youtube videos, getting involved in forums, social media etc. Not only will this get highly targeted links to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 852
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: I have an idea! Tell me what you think?

Create the book, BUT probably not for the Kindle. You will probably make more money from selling the book on your own at a higher price if you're willing to put the marketing efforts in. Then if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,004
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My site was on the first page of google and suddenly...

To be honest, it's impossible to say without seeing your website. And even if we did see it, it still may not be possible to tell. No one knows exactly what Google is looking for, unless you work as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,649
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Stop building backlinks..

If you promote your business using real marketing tactics, you've got a much better chance of succeeding in the long-term. When marketing, you'll naturally be leaving relevant links on related...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,857
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: If you survived penguin then you are safe for at least two years!

There is no guaranteed amount of time you'll be safe for. As long as you rely on one source of traffic for income, you're putting your business at risk. As much as I love the traffic Google can send,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,549
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My Top 5 list-building secrets...

Thanks for the explaination, sounds good. Might give it a try some time. :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd May 2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,407
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My High-Trafficked Blog De-indexed by Google

Hi Suzanne. You may want to check that your blog isn't set to block search engines? Do this by going to the 'Privacy' page under 'Settings' in your Wordpress Dashboard, and checking the option in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,407
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My High-Trafficked Blog De-indexed by Google

That's sad to hear Ramon. Like Chris said though, stuff like this is part of the reason I stopped relying on Google traffic myself. Yes they can give you a load of high quality traffic, but they can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Goal: 6 figures by age 50- and I'm 48

Well, continuity programs are definitely the way to go. Are you simply targeting the music industry with them all? If so, it'll probably be pretty difficult to achieve that goal. It may be possible,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,896
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 5000 visitors per month: How to monetize?

Build your own product!! This is the best thing you can do, and probably the best way to monetize your site.

$5 a day? Even if you make a product and sell it at $47, you'd only have to sell one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: NEED Advice - Building My 1st Membership Site

I agree with BenFitts, you can't just go into building a forum with no experience or weight in the community already.

Membership sites are a great way to make money (And retain traffic), but what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Does Ad Swap exists outside Internet Marketing niche or what? ?

'Solo Ads' seems to be a term for buying subscribers in the IM niche; go on any solo ad website and that's the only niche you'll see.

If you want to ad swap outside the IM niche though, you'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,426
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Big Day, Big Decision, I resigned from my job for IM

Congrats, sounds good! You may want to look into paid advertising though, if you're relying purely on rankings (Not sure you are?) what would happen if they go during Google's next update?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,166
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: How to sell Amazon Products?

If you build a site just to promote Amazon affiliate products, you won't get anywhere fast. These types of sites are a dying breed. They rely on Google traffic, and Google won't give you that traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,070
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Top Five Ways to Drive Targeted Traffic

Pretty much what the others have said. One thing I will add though, is it's important to be diversified with your traffic sources. There's no point relying on just one, as you never know when it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,549
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: My Top 5 list-building secrets...

Some great methods Phil. Solo ads generally only work in the IM niche from what I've seen though, I haven't been able to find any in my non IM niches...

A question about point number 3; you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,501
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: What tools do you use to protect your computer (PC) from viruses?

A combination of McAfee Total Protection which runs real time protection, and Super Anti Spyware (Free) which I run every few days manually. I've also used Malwarebytes in the past (Free), may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: 50% opt-in rate, but it's not what you think

Single opt in is not really a good idea. If you do that and your stats stay the same, you'll get a load of bogus email address on your list. They will still boost your Aweber subscriber numbers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,951
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: Is buy website traffic workable?

I agree with Paul. Buying traffic is a great way to grow your business at a rapid rate (As much as your money can buy / there's demand for what you offer). BUT, if you don't know what you're doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,759
Posted By Shaun Tango
Re: E-MAIL MARKETING

As a couple have already said, Mailchimp is great for trying out a free service. Yes you do run the risk of being banned if you send certain types of emails, but as long as your stats are good, this...
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