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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By The Cypher
RE: How do I find good affiliates that will help me generate traffic and sales?

It seems like you are new here so I will try and be gentle :-)

The concept of if you build it they will come is complete garbage. Affiliates that are worth any grain of salt will want to see a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Worried About My VA Stealing Ideas From Me

You'll need to have a NCC (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-compete_clause) not specifically an NDA.

That being said, it's generally a non-issue. Completely different state of mind. The VA is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What's IM field?

More specifically, if referring to the 'IM niche' its generally associated with the 'make money online' niche..

It does stand for internet marketing
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 968
Posted By The Cypher
Re: I'm Resigning...

I've never sold anything in the 'MMO' world.

This is the misconception, especially here on this forum.

People assume that to make it you have to cater to this forum and to the 'IM' niche, where...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Newbie can't see the wood for the trees

Alex,

It boils down to what you're willing to do and what you're personality allows you to do.

For example (clearly not an exhaustive list)

1. Offline Marketing - cold calling, closing on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 360
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Who are my competitors?

It appears to me, the OP doesn't actually care about the answers to his own question. He's looking for the minute details that doesn't even matter.

Can anyone find a cookbook with exactly the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Guerilla Marketing Online vs Traditional Internet Marketing?

The Rich Jerk probably did not plan that a WF post would get popular. That's just PR what he did. Whether or not it went viral was largely out of his control and most likely out of sight and out of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Guerilla Marketing Online vs Traditional Internet Marketing?

Because your 'guerilla' tactics takes months and years to perfect. It's not something you can just 'do'.

I love how IMers often say 'post viral content' or 'create stuff that goes viral'. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By The Cypher
Re: How many hours do you spend?

It's relevant to know how much their business is making versus just the time they put into it. It's a viable piece of the puzzle.

I usually consult for 1-2 hours a day, 2 hours researching and or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Procedure of Internet Marketing....

That's kind of the whole point of this forum, get it?

Not trying to be rude, but 'internet marketing' is a HUGE topic... asking for ways to do internet marketing not only emcompasses the entire...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Monitor 2 different sells source with just 1 page

Use UTM codes in your AdWords. Most merchant gateways as well as email auto responders allow tracking of UTM codes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What can I be doing so wrong?

Not to dissaude you from the health niche, but there are certainly easier, lower barriers to entry niches to get into.

However, since you're looking at 'well-being' and 'lifestyle' companies,...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 4th October 2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Login + targeted ads, does it work?

You can create a retargeting list based on the 'Welcome' page of your site.

For example, it builds the retargeting list from anyone who logs into your site and sees the 'Welcome' screen.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What can I be doing so wrong?

Coming from the Fitness/Health niche myself, you're definitely going about it the wrong way, in my opinion. Some may agree or disagree with me, but as I said, coming from that niche myself... I have...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 25th September 2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Pay Per Click - What's the best way to to measure conversions ?

GCLIDs are an unique identifier based on the click properties.

Here's an example of what one looks like:

CjwKEAjwi4yuBRDX_vq07YyF7l8SJAAhm0rp3mt2zzC33RzOYZa6fCBcLrsf3A4pWu-tayOnaFBrYRoC_Wzw_wcB...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 25th September 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Am I Asking for Too Much?

There's some open source software out there, but iirc it's all just A/B testing.

Optimizely has a starter plan that's free, but with some limitations. They also have a semi-decent API to customize...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 22nd September 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By The Cypher
Re: "Do I suck at making good sales pages?"

Okie dokie... so here's my two cents, and you can take it or leave it as you will.

Your page reeks of the same stinky BS that the IM crowd is used to.


Over-Hyped, Product-Focused Headline
...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 21st September 2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,855
Posted By The Cypher
Re: 97 vs 67 vs 47: My Split Test Results Are _____!

Was this 1,000 visits for each variation for 1,000 visits total, about 333 visits per variation?

If it's the former you're looking at a difference of 1-2 sales that would make up the difference....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 818
Posted By The Cypher
Re: help me i am a beginner

You'll never succeed in life if you can't help yourself.

Biggest internet marketing forum and you can't take the time to read some of the threads and use the search function, no amount of replies...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 6th September 2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Buying ads from Mgid, Outbrain, Taboola, etc?

I spend about 5k a month on Outbrain and Taboola separately ($10k total).

For my niche (male performance and health) Taboola is a bigger cash flow and lead generator however Outbrain is much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Trademark question - No Cease and Desist so far

If this is true... Then before your rebrand you were making plenty of sales. An you had plenty of money. About $200,000 or so at the least. You should have protected yourself better and if this is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Solo ads - really worth it?

Newsmax.com has a multi-million dollar business selling 'solo ads'.

That's their business model. They use their own front end products to off set the cost of building the list and driving traffic,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,146
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Wanting to Get Started

I love this post. So true. Action yeild results. Passions, dreams, ideas don't.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,676
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Earning Million Dollar a year - How Realistic?

Depends on what you consider 'make millions'. There's a big difference between gross income and net income especially when you're running a legitimate business with overhead and ad spend.

Let's...
Forum: Email Marketing 25th August 2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What is the best paid laser targeted traffic to a squeeze page.

Yes. Really. The OPs goal here is 500 leads or so at a low cost per acquisition. Freebie seekers or not, solo ads will be the cheapest for him to attain this goal.

Also, most paid advertising you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Sending Unsolicited E-mail Across State Borders?

Hosting companies will be the only thing holding you back. As someone who lives outside the US, its very hard for US laws to come full.circle and get you into any trouble.

The issue is your SMTP...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,324
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Please help me to plan my next steps in MMO

It sucks but you'll get there. Don't try to fix whats not broken. Don't get distracted by quick fixes. Go back to the gridiron and grind. :)

Good luck.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By The Cypher
Re: ideas for a new startup name

Who cares?

Not trying to rain on your parade but who really cares what your company name is. I just purchased AdWords help from 'Ken & Kevin'. I didn't know their company name until I got the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By The Cypher
Re: 6 Months in - A lot learned - Still need help

Just going to point out something not entirely mentioned much in this thread... $8 of paid traffic to a single ad, or $30 to a site isn't enough to get real results with anyway. Generally, even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What do I do?

I thought you said you had plenty of money to burn on ads?

Why not burn it on a proven method that generates a postivie ROI? My entire outsourced team is from Pakistan and they could most likely...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd August 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,038
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Adsense Traffic

Yeah... Maybe. If you like your business model in the hands of someone else.

Look up Ezoic and use paid traffic sources lime Yahoo Gemini, Outbrain or other sources to pull sustainable, controlled...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Can My Business Have Profit if I Advertise it in AdWords?

If I can sell eggs at .45 each and I can get 8 eggs a week from a chicken, how much profit will I make?

Could you answer that? Of course not. You don't know how many chickens I have, what it costs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Starting a Web Design/SEO website but by delegating everything

The best way to do this for the long haul is to find and hire your own team. That way you control everything, can fix problems when they arise or do anything else that will increase Retention.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,583
Posted By The Cypher
Re: What is better for a digital arbitrage business...software scraper or listing gigs on ebay?

You don't have to use software to scrape CL. adhuntr pretty much does it for free. It's pretty simple, or so I've heard.
Forum: Copywriting 20th August 2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,435
Posted By The Cypher
Re: 450 Clicks, 0 Sales - What Gives? (and I think my funnel is pretty good)

Price may be a bit high, but you can honestly sell air for more online so...

I read through your entire sales page copy and I can tell you two big takeaways:

1. Your 'Pre-Sell' pages don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By The Cypher
Re: Free trials: How did they affect your business?

Free Trials suck, in my opinion and experience. I'll get back to my experiences in a moment though...

Now before I start, not all markets are the same, and sometimes free trials are expected, and...
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