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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: Blog Posts and Emails: Do you link back to site or past blog content into email?

^^Yes, this is what i do. It's all about your objective. My personal objective would be to make sales. So if there is a reason for me to lead people to my blog from my emails... then i will email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: Quick Techie Question: Protecting your Download Pages/URL?

You should buy a product called "DL Guard" from a guy named Sam Stephens. Best product on the market for the task you're looking for.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By trevord92
Re: Quick Techie Question: Protecting your Download Pages/URL?

Depends how paranoid you are and how much work you want to do in after-sales support re-supplying passwords, downloads, etc.

Software programs can limit downloads but once the file has been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By superowid
Re: Quick Techie Question: Protecting your Download Pages/URL?

If you don't want to buy plugins/software to do that, or if you don't trust free plugins.. then you can easily put a password to open your file. And you can send that password to your customer...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 17th November 2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By doanxuanhoang
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

That's good question You can using Facebook ads or Google tool
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 14th November 2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By luciesmazanska
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

Good question!
Actually Im using only Facebook ads and it works great so far.
im spending $300 per day = $450 profit

Im using A/B testing to get best results

Wish you the best!
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 13th November 2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By Moira Yao
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

We pay $1000 per month at desktop ad platform instead of Facebook, Google. We can get good CTR and result. That is what is we need.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 13th November 2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By aars14
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

I focus now a days on building relationships with the audience, it may be true that i spend 100$ on a day and earn backs 20$ on the same day, but i make sure, i earn 200$ more from the same traffic....
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 13th November 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By johnlagoudakis
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

Back in 2007 - 2009, I used to make 100% ROI on Google Adwords...

...but things have changed a LOT since then.

I'd expect 50% ROI is very good.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 12th November 2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By jony1
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

We spend approx $10000/m for PPC for Google Adwords.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 12th November 2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By Oziboomer
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

I'm surprised with that kind of expenditure that you'd lower yourself to scouring forums.

In my business model if I was spending that then I'd have gone public with my companies by now.

What...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th November 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By automkt
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

good point of view.. you all!

Keep us updated!
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th November 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By svetod
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

I currently spend around £20.000 per month on Adwords and about £7.000 on Bing.

Regarding your ROI questions - this is pretty much personal strategy. Some people are happy to spend a lot of money...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 10th November 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,050
Posted By LeonardoAlvarez
Re: How Much Are You Guys Spending on PPC?

That's a good ROI !
My rule of thumb is always spending 2x the offer payout JUST for testing purposes (I'm assuming you're running cpa offers)
The thing with any traffic source is just test, so if...
Forum: Website Design 4th February 2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By ajaykashyap
Re: WordPress Site: Custom Theme or Pre-made Theme?

Custom theme means that your developer want to make changes as per your requirement if the theme you have selected do not contain the functionality you are asking for, otherwise I do not find a...
Forum: Copywriting 26th November 2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By stealthtargeting
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

If the product is already created than I always try to get as much information as I can. I think it is the best way to write a product review and sales letter for a product. It will help you to...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ross Bowring
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

Yeah, I've always found it helpful to know as much as possible about the product I'm selling.

--- Ross
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By JakeStatler
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

Rule of thumb:

If you cannot explain the product to a 12 year old in english to the point where they understand the concept and steps they would need to take to get a result, you don't know...
Forum: Copywriting 24th November 2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By RogozRazvan
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

It depends on the product. Some products are simply ripped off from other, successful ones. This was a very popular trend two - three years ago. If a product was #1 on ClickBank, then it was the...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd November 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By BrandonLee
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

In my experience, and it's only my experience - #2 on that list tends to produce the best results. I wish, as someone who writes some copy and manages launches, that more people took that approach.
Forum: Copywriting 21st November 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Writing Copy without Knowing the Product

There are two approaches that work...

1. Product already created

Copywriter thoroughly familiarizes himself with the product before writing the copy.

2. Product not created

Copywriter...
Forum: Copywriting 22nd September 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

I'm not a great copywriter. But I am an elite salesperson. 35 years of direct experience, plus 5 books, plus sales training......in my niche of in home sales, I'm thought of as a minor celebrity.
...
Forum: Copywriting 20th September 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Nancy Wharton
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

This is my first post EVER on the WF, but I thought this was such an interesting conversation...I'm moving from a music career to copywriting and I have been able to find parallels between performing...
Forum: Copywriting 18th September 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

I've had great success in both, but for completely different reasons, so I'd say no...you can't simply translate one to the other.

Although, I do believe going from sales person to copywriter is...
Forum: Copywriting 18th September 2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Abhinay Reddy
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

The one thing I learnt a lot from offline sales and persuasion is the strategy of sales.

Dude, see no matter how you are selling, or where you are selling, the things to be established in your...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By jjosephs
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

Well think of it like this...

The in-person selling process is immediate and fast paced. Get the attention, identify the need, alleviate the risk, close the deal...

In written copy, you also...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Abhinay Reddy
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

Well Dude, look.

Both are different transitions.

The most important thing in a sales call, or sales presentation is your tonality.

As Jordan Belfort says "Tonality is 98% of the sale".

So...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,081
Posted By The Copy Nazi
Re: Looking for a mentor

Nuh. You guys miss the point. As Kreativ said early - In fact... here's his first post - The rest of his posts were downright silly - but it was in response to what you lot were serving up. I'm all...
Forum: Copywriting 17th September 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,081
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Looking for a mentor

Being mentored is not about being made to FEEL good... it's about being made to BE good.

Some of the precious flowers posting in this thread wouldn't last a DAY with the people I've had the good...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,081
Posted By JohnRussell
Re: Looking for a mentor

Why don't you name the people you are talking about?

It doesn't help much when you make generic posts like this and nobody knows who you are talking about.
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

In my opinion, it's not as easy as you'd think to transition from one to the other.

I'm great on paper, but absolutely terrible in person. The thought alone of selling someone over the phone or...
Forum: Copywriting 16th September 2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By splitTest
Re: Opinions needed from real copywriters.

Copywriting greats Bob Bly and David Ogilvy would back me up on this: writers are often shy, so it's not as easy for a copywriter to transition to face-to-face selling as it is for a good salesman to...
Forum: Copywriting 1st September 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,892
Posted By elmo033057
Re: Please critique my copy!

Edwin,

A great way to get started on writing any copy is to first sit down and brainstorm every possible benefit you can think of. Most people don't think of doing any preliminary work BEFORE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Onora Oz
Re: Hired blog post writer, should I credit them or ghostwritten under your name?

Guest blogging and ghostwriting are two different concepts.

Guest bloggers are ideally experts or influencers in your target niche, and they should be credited as the writer of their content piece...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By BizOnTheWeb
Re: Hired blog post writer, should I credit them or ghostwritten under your name?

It depends on your Website, the author, and the author;s audience, really. If they have a large audience and the interests overlap with what you're offering, I don't think option 2 is a bad thing....
Forum: Website Design 1st July 2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By blindapeseo
Re: Website Critique needed

Like it so far.

Some minor points:

- The slideshow pictures should link to concrete articles.
- The picture of you in the sidebar is blurry .. get a quality one for that prominent spot
- That...
Forum: Website Design 26th June 2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By heckyes
Re: Website Critique needed

Maybe bump the font size to 15px and darken the color a bit.
Forum: Website Design 26th June 2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By kpmedia
Re: Website Critique needed

Some of those fonts are tiny, while others are just hard to read.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By andrewkar
Re: How do you position yourself as an expert & gain trust?

Hey,

Read this thread, read everything... (it's pure gold). Especially learn from APs posts and his confidence in his writing.




...
Forum: Copywriting 13th May 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Tiggereh
Re: "Get FREE Access!!!" vs. "This is a 100% FREE membership. No credit card required."

You may want to consider testing a hybrid - Get free access. No credit card required.

In conversion tests that I've run (and I'm generalizing), "no credit card required" has been a response...
Forum: Copywriting 13th May 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By sethczerepak
Re: "Get FREE Access!!!" vs. "This is a 100% FREE membership. No credit card required."

Test it of course.

I have found that the word "Get" almost always boosts responses for calls to action though.
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Squeeze page critique. Is this effective?

Get rid of the social media buttons, they are "leaks." Can you do the header without the links? I think that would look best.
Forum: Copywriting 7th May 2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Squeeze page critique. Is this effective?

That's not a squeeze page, it's a page on your site with an optin form. Not including any necessary legal links the only option people should have is optin or leave.

Your conversion % with all...
Forum: Copywriting 5th May 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By Memetics
Re: Snake Oil or a Scientific Process?

It's very effective. Eventually you pick up the concepts and methods which made the copy great and then it's incorporated into your mind on an unconscious level. It influences your creativity in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By guitarizma
Re: Guys I've got a question about opt-in form location.

Don't worry if it "looks" good or bad. Ugly sites usually convert better (that's true). Place your form in different locations and test conversions. Don't go by hearsay. Do it yourself and find out...
Forum: Copywriting 4th May 2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,455
Posted By copyassassin
If ur hiring a copywriter, you must know this

If ur looking to hire a copywriter, here's what u need to know.

They come in three flavors: the idea guy, the nlp guy, the copy conversion guy.

The idea guy is great at creating a hook. A...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By Marco Moeschter
Re: Guys I've got a question about opt-in form location.

Put them in different locations set up a list for the different opt in forms (or use a plugin or leadpages) and track and test the conversion. That way you'll see what's the best location.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By fosu
Re: Guys I've got a question about opt-in form location.

You have already answer yourself here in the topic. I agree with helisell.

What you need to do is very simple as I said....

You have already the website 1 ready, do the second website with the...
Forum: Website Design 6th April 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By wiredtolive
Re: fitness niche site feedback

Completely agree with this, gotta fix that!!

Love the colors, call to action and the layout is fairly inviting.

Make the title on the "Latest Post" smaller, way to big, extremely...
Forum: Website Design 3rd April 2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By bawany
Re: fitness niche site feedback

Website looks good to me, colors, designs, call to action, structure every things looks perfect. Still you always need some testing for the best conversions rate.

Suggestion: should also have some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Anne Laidlaw
Re: I've built something. Now what?

Im getting Page Not Found on your link

Anne L
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By ymest
Re: Ready to Give Up

No DO NOT GIVE UP! NEVER!

" If you are going through hell, just keep going"- Sir Winston Churchill!

I don't need to say more, and I hope this will MAKE YOU WANT TO GO ON!

Ups and...
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