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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Jeremy Kelsall
Re: The Warrior Forum NO DRAMA Pledge

The fact that you would call it a pledge is BS!

The no name furniture polish works just as good.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: The Warrior Forum NO DRAMA Pledge

I cannot believe you would come out and just spout this nonsense like this.


How very dare you?

On this, of all days.

You knew full well that drama makes the world spin. Without drama,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By Dave777
Re: Another question...

Then again...

Ask Social media branding guys & gals like Gary Vaynerchuk that question... ;)
FORA.tv - CRUSH IT!: Gary Vaynerchuk (http://fora.tv/2009/10/23/CRUSH_IT_Gary_Vaynerchuk)
Gary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By Dan C. Rinnert
Re: Another question...

Dr. Mani's point was right on. Since it takes a while to build a business, you want something that you're going to stick with. You want something you'll continue doing even when there's no money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By Colin Theriot
Re: Another question...

I think this is tied in some ways to what you posted earlier about what newbies really want. I think telling people to pursue their passion is somewhat tied up in that "sell the dream" angle because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By Peter Bestel
Re: Another question...

Maybe in an ideal world you could turn your passion directly into a business opportunity. Some folk are lucky enough to do that successfully. This is where, I believe, the advice of turning your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By drmani
Re: Another question...

Coz when you're passionate, it's easier to stick with what you're doing until you get successful at it.

My 'Passion Manifesto' has more - ChangeThis :: Passion Manifesto...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By SuzanneH
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Ha ha -- I was reading your post and thought to myself, "Sounds exactly what Gary Vaynerchuk preaches," and then I saw the link to the video...

I've been following Gary for a few months now. Saw...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By John Rogers
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Personal branding is good for some and not so good for others. I agree that if you want to teach, or want to be the "go to guy," personal branding can be a huge deal. But it can also backfire. Look...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By WD Mino
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Personal Branding is no different the corporate branding it is a name that is known.
Look at the authors for a minute aside from Ron:) Stephen king sells books and movies and etc. not stephen king...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Kay King
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

I loved the video - and that had nothing to do with "branding"

His message is a big one - and that's nothing happens until you attack your business like a business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Sylvia Meier
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Great post.

Personal branding and business branding in general are a big thing. But I do have to agree with some of the posters who say that personal branding can come at a risk, because if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Great post Ken...

Really.

It might not be the "only" way.. but it is certainly one of the most powerful ways to carve out your path...imho.

More people would benefit if they really paid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Colin Theriot
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

I agree with the OP, but something else to think about is that your personal brand does not have to be you the person. Bill Gates the man is not Bill Gates the businessman. The public facing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Ron Douglas
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Great post Ken - and not just because I'm mentioned in it :).

Whether you brand a company or brand your name, the point is - creating a brand that customers will recognize is a sure path to long...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

I have mixed feelings about this premise. There are some businesses where the key person's personality is obviously very crucial to their success - Steve Jobs, Henry Ford, etc.

But who is Mr....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Griffon
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Interesting post. I agree with everyone here. THe mistake is believing there is ONE way to do it. There are many routes to success, and keeping your mind open to the one that suits you is the key to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

It's a good post Ken, and you make many valid points, but I think you can brand a business name as well as your own name. Heck, I'm probably better known as "Boogie Jack" then Dennis Gaskill - what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By jasonmorgan
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

The one flaw with this idea is... if everybody is a name-brand guru, who is going to buy their products?

I don't buy WSO products or any other guru products and I have no idea who any of those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Wade Watson
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Well, Jeff Bezos is not exactly a low-profiler, Steven (although he does have a semi-secret space rocket project). He built a brand that can easily exist without his image, all be it before the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By KristiDaniels
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Be very careful with that business model.

EVERY major player who has followed that business model has said they regret that decision.

Will Apple even survive Steve's death? Will Microsoft...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

As Ken said, you do need to have the marketing smarts. Without it, you
can be the most likable or hated guy, but if nobody knows it...so what?

Having said that, I have found that more people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By ElGatito
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Agreed with Frank, but also think that Vaynerchuk has a point. Very little people are resilient enough to create an online business based on personal branding for 2 years before cashing in, and those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Intrepreneur
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

You can brand anything you want which means it doesn't have to be your name. For me I wouldn't want to brand my name until the right opportunity came along anyways so kudos to those who felt branding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

Ken,

What you've described is certainly one way to be successful online. But please don't suggest it's the only way - or even the best way.

For every Gary Vaynerchuk, there are probably...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,977
Posted By Michael Oksa
Those EVIL B*$t*rd$!!!

Hi All,

That's it!

I'm FED UP!

I've had it!

I can't take anymore.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
A Quick Lesson in Titles for Newbies

If you're an IM newbie, here's a very simple lesson in titles. I am operating from memory here, so I might be a little off on things, but even so, the message is valid.

A couple days ago a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By TiffanyLambert
I Took a $23,000 Hit in 2009 and I'm HAPPY About It!

Hi Warriors!

My CPA called me last week - I had asked her to give me the (always) bad news about what I'm gonna owe the tax man. She informed me that thanks to my bad math skills I had already...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,003
Posted By Keith Boisvert
Re: How to get a dog to mount you

:mad: Damn, isn't anything sacred?!!

Ok, I am responsible for 750 of those, but that's it! It's research....honest:D. It was for a new harness I am inventing for runners who want to take their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,336
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: All Marketers Are Liars

AS do we all, with our own websites :)



That's not exactly their stance, but you could always take your content and use it for profit elsewhere, George :)

There is a world MUCH bigger than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,336
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: All Marketers Are Liars

Posted from one of Seth's lenses...

SETH'S PHILOSOPHY (SHORT VERSION, VIA HIS BOOKS)


For fifty years, advertising (and the pre-packaged, one-way stories that make good advertising] drove...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,336
Posted By MichaelHiles
Re: All Marketers Are Liars

If you understand Seth Godin's viewpoint of marketing, particularly with finding people with a certain, existing attitude about something and promoting to that group, you understand that he's not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,485
Posted By Jeremy Kelsall
Re: My Epic Fail (sigh . . . )

I own a marketing company...

I also watch Network News and Jerry Springer for a living :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,980
Posted By ExRat
Re: I'm The Best Internet Marketer in the World!

Hi Ron,

I'm with Healymedia on this one.

Specifically -

I also think that you simply reinforced the error when you thanked LordXenu for a post that contained -

Oops.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Andyhenry
Re: Your Real Story - on Online Money Making

Hi Ken,

I can understand that perspective but I think a better analogy would be that it's like someone handing you a box of keys and then pointing to a passageway full of doors.

In reality you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

It really is a beautiful thing... you're right about that Ken.

The REAL beauty in online marketing... is funneling eyes to an offer.. I really do get a buzz from it.

Sometimes, n00b marketers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,975
Posted By Nathan Hangen
Re: Guru IMer using backdoor URL for MY CB signups...ticked...

Ken, I understand where you are coming from, and I'm not trying to point blame at you. Just seems to be a double standard here sometimes. We all have bad days and it feels good to rant.

I do like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By Kevin AKA Hubcap
Re: Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

Ken

IMO you speak the truth. But if anyone wants confirmation look at the number of fitness products, especially gut busters, ab machines, thigh toners etc. that are sold.

The overwhelming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By Daniel Molano
Re: Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

Dead on Ken, I keep on saying this and I'll say it again until people start to get it.

It's not about what you sell or even how you sell it. It's about getting as many people possible in front of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By jasonl70
Re: Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

ahhh, but most would rather complain about getting pitched by some marketer and all his friends about 'the latest launch'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By Chris Stigson
Re: Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

Thanks for this, because it's completely true. You can market a bad product if you know how to market... I see it all the time, especially in the IM niche. Products can truly suck, but get TONS of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By jasonl70
My first 4 figure day :)

I did a quick promotion for Niche blueprint during it's relaunch last month.

This was just on a whim, as I had never really tried to promote such a high price product before, nor one in the MMO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,329
Posted By bdkfreedom
Re: The NEW BREED of Warrior: Six Figures in Six Months with EASE

Thanks for the insight! Tough to digest what exactly you are saying at first but after reading it a couple of more times it is seeming to make perfect sense!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,329
Posted By qubex
Re: The NEW BREED of Warrior: Six Figures in Six Months with EASE

Ken,

Your inspirational post hit a nerve. I understand the simple concept, having heard it explained many times before, but until now I didn't actually GET it. Understand?

I believe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,329
Posted By goindeep
Re: The NEW BREED of Warrior: Six Figures in Six Months with EASE

I like your post....

But...

Oh no! Not the almighty "BUT"!!

firstly teaching is not something we are all gifted with.. You and i know what that means we'll let the warriors think a little...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th January 2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,744
Posted By tomw
What are YOU thinking?

The decisions we make are often informed by our state of mind. How we're feeling at the time of making them. Depending on what we have on our minds at any one particular time we are using either the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Want To Make Money In Your PJ's? Click here now!!!

No, my account has not been hacked, and truth be told, I probably could put the info into an ebook and sell it for a few bucks on the forum. But I figured what the heck, I'll give it away for free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By tomw
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Sorry for the cheap "self-help mumbo jumbo" jibe. I see you're making good use of it. Any more credits and I'll be able to rejoin the Writer's Guild:)

I have a lot of faith in self-help, but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

I guess there are two issues here. I'm not sure to be honest with the
members reading this thread.

The one issue is mindset. I hope we can all agree that if you limit yourself
to thinking that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By tomw
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Firstly, I edited out the petulant "I'm the one laughing," statement as I didn't want this to become petty. I'm sorry I wasn't fast enough on the edit button.



If you follow back the line of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Travis Wade
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

This is a great post Ken. Here is my two cents.

I have a background in traditional "offline" businesses so my mindset may be a little different.

When asked how to make money online I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Popstar
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

I agree with Ken that most beginning marketers think too small and that limits their success.

But I think the golden nugget in his post has nothing to do with product launches. It's to pick a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ron Douglas
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

If you have the confidence, creativity, and ability to create a product that people will buy - always do a launch for it. It doesn't matter what niche you're in, a product launch will give you a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By ShayB
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Ken, I agree with the mindset part.

But I know that I realized that I could make 6 figures in a year the day I made $300 in 24 hours. And $500+.

Breaking it down and analyzing what I did for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By George Wright
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Hi Ken,

When I was a carpet cleaner I worked for as little as $7 a room.

The state of California paid me to train a guy on welfare how to clean carpets so he could get off of welfare.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Shannon Herod
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

hey Ken,

Great post. But, I think you're forgetting one thing.

One of my favorite quotes is by Napoleon Hill...

"What the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve"

I love that...
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