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Forum: Website Design 6th September 2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By Mark Y
Re: whats better advertising with blog or wordpress.

I have a feeling you may be mixing these two things up...

Wordpress will allow you make a website, which includes that website being a blog. I believe Wordpress was originally designed to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 488
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I am so overwhelmed here...

Welcome croaticroati!

Lots of great advice above so far! Speaking from my own experience I found that before I made any money at all I had to find a 'method' of making money online that really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How To Target Audience for my Website?

You might find that the geo-targeting options in Google and Facebook advertising will narrow down the location enough for you. However these are also paid advertising options which may or may not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 160
Posted By Mark Y
Re: What would you do?

My own skillset is for B (digital product creation) so I'd tend to gravitate towards that, however as some have suggested ultimately automation is the goal (or delegation to others) and after some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 289
Posted By Mark Y
Re: What does everyone use for pictures on their blogs?

Some great suggestions here already!

If I'm stuck and can't find something I'm often happy to pay a couple of bucks at www.photodune.com for some small or medium sized images.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I need help selling course online

Hi Kathy, you probably even find that you have a market in your current customers you see face to face. I know with the field you're in if I were your client I'd seriously consider paying to have an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 139
Posted By Mark Y
Re: OTOs or options on the sales page?

Hi Kurt. While it may not be entirely the same thing I've usually had OTO's (after mailing list signup and what have you) as heavily time limited discounts on products that we're were available...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How to handle the "What are your rates?" question

When I'm doing direct cold-call selling for my video marketing company I typically say right up front that a product or service starts at X dollars, and includes the following benefits... *list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 179
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Why Does My Squeeze Page Suck?

Lots of good input here, and your second page is certainly an improvement on the first!
Here's my input:


Make your headline bigger, perhaps use a font called Impact which should be available...
Forum: Social Media 31st August 2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Exactly One Year & I have Instagram Accounts Approaching 1 Million Followers by end of this year

Well done with your achievement! I hope you're able to monetize these accounts well, perhaps with some posts promoting affiliate offers.

As for automation, I don't believe Instagram's current API...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 361
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Can you give me an example of a good sales page?

I always found that my conversions improved when I added in an auto-play sales video of me actually speaking and presenting my product. Loaded in a bunch of positive testimonials and a little bit of...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th August 2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,152
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Sending 100,000 Purchased Emails

Just a thought... You may also find they're not allowing it as you haven't personally gathered those emails yourself through your own sign-up page, so these people wouldn't be expecting unsolicited...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 330
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Is it better to pay for advertising or do SEO for the website?

In my experience of spending up to approximately $2500 a month on both SEO work (conducted over months and years) and Google Adwords (PPC - turn on turn off) [for a total of $5000 per month], I found...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 55,808
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How did you make your first $1 online?

Great thread!

My first dollar (or 37 of them one go to be exact) came from a digital video course I made and put into a membership site. The first sale somehow came within 24 hours of launching...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th August 2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Which email software should I use to build an email list from scratch?

Well you want to keep your email list subscribers 'warm' with ongoing valuable content. I can't really see any solid reason to ignore them after you have them, as you will certainly build more trust...
Forum: Website Design 28th August 2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Examples of news sections on front page

Twitter will give you the exact Wordpress code you need to put a "latest tweets" window anywhere you want, no cost at all. To see an example of this check out my first non-IM site here...
Forum: Website Design 28th August 2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Looking for an easy/basic Amazon review theme

It's not specifically for Amazon but it's a slightly different take that might work. Great support from these guys as well:

http://elegantthemes.com/preview/eStore/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,608
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Your First $100 - How Long Did It Take You To Make Your First $100 Online?

Great topic!

It took me about nine months... sort of.
I went from knowing absolutely nothing to launching my own digital product about nine months later, and within two days of launching I'd made...
Forum: Social Media 27th August 2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 263
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How to get engagement?

Try commenting on other similar pages using your money page (not your personal page) so people start to see the name pop up. It may not help a huge amount with engagement but it's worth a shot in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 81
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Online Business Plans

Thinking back to when I first decided to learn how to use the internet for income, I didn't create a financial or business plan. I believe the reason was that I had so much more to learn about the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,546
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How I make $4000 a Month - You can do it too...

Great post Phil!

I can confirm that this works! My first IM business was selling my own digital video tutorial series and it was eventually paying my mortgage off for me while I let it run almost...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th August 2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Can anyone recommend a great email course for small businesses?

You could also purchase some PLR material and rebrand it as your own. Do a Google search for PLR content, read a few reviews for each, and you'll find some decent content that you can use.

Good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 89
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Suggestions for online content marketing

Hi Zaakiyah,

Even though you're only starting out do you have any idea on what type of method of making money online resonates with you most?

Do you want to create your own digital products,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th August 2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I'm a starter, not a finisher....(how'd you get over?)

Hi there, well my personal experience comes down to two things:


Firstly, after going through all of the ups and downs, I understood the huge importance of simply making your first ONE DOLLAR...
Forum: Growth Hacking 24th August 2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I have Youtube Channel and I want to know how I can increase views and subscriber

Hi again Peter - well Pinterest is one of the most visited and used social media platforms available (seriously, it's crazy huge!) (http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/pinterest.com), and from what I...
Forum: Growth Hacking 24th August 2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I have Youtube Channel and I want to know how I can increase views and subscriber

Hi Peter,

I would suggest using Google Adwords research tool (for what it's worth, it's not overly brilliant) to see which keywords/keyphrases are most popular in your niche. Or, try typing the...
Forum: Email Marketing 24th August 2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Best way to reach my email list goal of 2500 subscribers ?!

Hi Chris - lots of great feedback here!

The best method I've personally used to grow my mailing list is YouTube. I give away great value (including some detailed information I was considering...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 274
Posted By Mark Y
re: Effective IM Courses

Hi Peter, I think a lot of us have had similar thoughts to what you're having. In fact these days if I purchase any kind of internet marketing related material I tend to not use any services/content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 155
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Lead Generation Question

GioLogist I'd say (admittedly without knowing your industry overly well) that the third option you posted, of gathering contact details and learning about needs and requirements, is by far the best...
Forum: Website Design 23rd August 2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Where to get free or paid landing page?

Hi alvinaff1,

I use Thrive Landing Pages, they give you a LOT of great options for landing pages.

- Check them out here - (https://thrivethemes.com/landingpages/) (this is not an affiliate link...
Forum: Website Design 23rd August 2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I need to purchase squeeze page template

Hi debmedia,

I use Thrive Landing Pages, it appears that they'll give you everything you're asking for!

- Check them out here - (https://thrivethemes.com/landingpages/) (this is not an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Mark Y
Re: HELP: Building a Better Blog for an HVAC Company?

If it were me I'd do the following:


Use the blog primarily as a method of improving their SEO results, given that the vast majority of the clients who find this company online will probably do...
Forum: Social Media 23rd August 2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 606
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Downloading and saving videos

One note of caution - please be careful posting other peoples' content so that you can avoid having your page potentially shut down or even avoid potential legal action for copyright breach (YouTube...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Best idea

I'd have to say that I disagree with this. If you can be seen as an authority in this space (remember, perception is reality) and provide sufficient value then you won't have to keep your prices...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,326
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Social Media vs Blogging: which is the best traffic for internet business?

Hi again Harleypamer - well getting views on your videos, setting them up correctly, all of that good stuff, there's definitely a science to it and in fact people have made some very comprehensive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,326
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Social Media vs Blogging: which is the best traffic for internet business?

Hi Harleypamer,

For my YouTube (YT) videos I'd do the following:


Create a video that taught something of value that supported or related to the digital product(s) I was selling;
At the end...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 581
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Best idea

It sounds like you've got a couple of niches you're genuinely interested in and have knowledge in (many struggle with this!), so that part of things is largely covered, well done! I've seen similar...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,326
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Social Media vs Blogging: which is the best traffic for internet business?

Hi Harleypamer,

It's very hard to say without knowing your niche or business model however in my experience selling digital products in a non-IM niche through a membership site I've found them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,701
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Make Money Online Niche

Well Chris Farrell (whether you like his stuff or not) did exactly this. Learnt the ropes on forums like this one and made content for beginners as he was learning it himself.

I don't for a...
Forum: Website Design 30th April 2016, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Wordpress Themes

Hi Millsinprogress,
I use Elegant Themes and have never paid a monthly fee, only the yearly fee (https://www.elegantthemes.com/join.php) - I couldn't see any mention of a monthly fee on the web page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Membership Site Advice

Thinking from my own experience I personally don't like being drip-fed content. Any membership sites I've signed up to I've often left fairly quickly as I don't want to wait another day/week/month...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 736
Posted By Mark Y
Re: My head is about to explode, need a stratagey

Assadok just gave you the solution in a single line. Nice one!

I don't mean to over simplify it, but in short it appears that your best bet what with everything you've been doing so far, is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Marketing without coding

Perhaps consider finding an online course that caters to the need you have, and has positive reviews. Buy the course and simply put one of your employees on it. Skill them up, then give them the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 654
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Is Membership Site Still Profitable

I agree with the positive sentiment of pretty much everyone here.

As an example, my first online business was a membership site that catered to a very small number of people playing a specific...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By Mark Y
Re: So many choices, so few that actually work well...

Webmarke has a very valid point with that suggestion.

My own preference is a slightly different take on essentially the same thing: build a list in a niche I have good knowledge of and create my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Mark Y
Re: How do you protect your pitch?

Hi all,
I used to have a similar view with my free gifts that I gave away to build my list, and at the end of the day I think you need to understand that if you have 1) a good idea, and 2) the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Stop Downloading & Start Uploading!

I'm going to very respectfully give an alternative view to the common norm... it seems like this post is full of the same stuff that many IM proponents have put forward over the years, and if it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Criticize my membership website plan

Kuku here are my suggestions:

I'm not sure about giving away a product that's also for sale. Imagine if you bought the $29 product then realised you could have had it for free... could p!ss some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,641
Posted By Mark Y
Re: What is the biggest reason people fail in IM?

That's actually a really good point from Richard Mortimer a couple of posts up and while I agree with virtually everyone in this thread I agree most strongly with Richard. I don't think there's too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Mark Y
Re: membership site

Alex is spot on - to give yourself the very best chance of success you simply must make your niche closely related to something you love, or something you have a high level of knowledge and expertise...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I am looking to use 2checkout soon! I need more information though.

This... ^^^
You won't lose the ability for your customers to pay via PayPal, it's already integrated into the checkout system along with the usual creditcard methods.


With regards to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I am looking to use 2checkout soon! I need more information though.

Here's a list of the methods we have available to get paid by 2CO: PAYOUT METHODS (http://help.2checkout.com/articles/FAQ/What-payout-options-do-I-have-in-my-country/)

Looks like your best bet is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By Mark Y
Re: I am looking to use 2checkout soon! I need more information though.

Hi Amanda,

I've used 2CO for my latest membership site, and while there was a little learning curve overall I'm pretty happy with them. I imagine it's not unique to them but I really like the way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,459
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Hi im new here and need a job at home

Wow this thread is a fountain of good points! Doctor no doubt you've got a lot to think on with all of the above information.

The only thing I'd add, and it's largely in support of what a number...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Please critique my squeeze page

That's more like it! :D I love it when people tell it like it is.

Well I'm not going to scrap it all entirely (I'll keep the white background...:rolleyes:) but I hear what you're saying and I'll...
Forum: Copywriting 17th December 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 864
Posted By Mark Y
Re: Please critique my squeeze page

Thank you everyone for all the feedback! (And apologies if this thread was actually put in the incorrect forum.)

I've taken a lot of the advice on board and made some changes so we'll see how it...
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