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Forum: Mind Warriors 18th February 2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Who Here Believes In Setting Goals & Personal Development To Reach Them?

I hit goals with precision 95% of the time. Here are the steps IMO:

1. Lay out goals and time frame
2. Determine action plan
3. Monitor progress
4. Adjust action as needed

Sharon
Forum: Social Media 18th February 2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Change Facebook Business Name

You can change your username ONCE but the name of the page itself cannot be changed if you have over 200 likes. If you're over that and based in the US, Facebook may allow an appeal to have it...
Forum: Social Media 18th February 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: How Do You Get Followers On Twitter (without getting reported)?

Hi Max, here's a post I wrote a while ago about gaining Twitter followers naturally (http://www.sharonhayes.com/business-marketing/get-twitter-followers/).

Good luck!
Forum: Social Media 31st October 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,181
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Anybody Tried Getting Traffic From Twitter? How Has It Worked For You?

I rarely spend more than 30 minutes a day on Twitter. I spend less than 90 minutes overall on social media and that's across multiple platforms.

Keys are to know WHO you want to reach, start to...
Forum: Social Media 31st October 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,181
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Anybody Tried Getting Traffic From Twitter? How Has It Worked For You?

I'm active on both Twitter and Facebook. You can see here according to one source I'm in the top 5 most influential women on Twitter (http://tweet.grader.com/top/women).

You can see my Twitter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 965
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Recording voice over videos

Get a free or inexpensive audio recording program that is decent. Find a video editor on odesk and send them the unedited audio and Powerpoint slides. For a typical 8 minute end video, it takes an...
Forum: Social Media 27th October 2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,181
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Anybody Tried Getting Traffic From Twitter? How Has It Worked For You?

Success on Twitter is about ENGAGEMENT. It's not about follower count. If you are just automatically adding followers (even targeted ones) and spamming links, you will not get results.

I've done...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th October 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,405
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Mark Cuban: ”Follow Your Passion” is easily the worst advice you could ever give or get.

I think one of the big issues for a lot of people is that they misinterpret what following your passion really means.

There's 3 sources of passion:


What your work is
How you run your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 626
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Email marketing

Here's a fabulous video from MindValley about how they develop email marketing campaigns: Boost Your Open & Clickthrough Rates in 100-Days | Mindvalley Insights for Online Marketing Techniques...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: noob question.. tried searching everywhere

Why do you need to convert it to WordPress?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,622
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Anyone Work 1-2 hours A Day and Make $$$?

Absolutely. I have multiple 6+ figure income streams and some of them I even have less time to work on than that.

Given your schedule and that you want to do it by blogging, I'd suggest spending...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Selling a domain: valuation & related issues

Most automated appraisals are rubbish.

Here's a video from our company with some free tips on selling domains (http://doma.in/blog/how-to-sell-your-domains/).

We also have many posts giving...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Is it worth it to buy an aged domain?

You should always do research on any domain - whether preregistered or not. There are a lot of domains not registered for a reason. Companies gone bankrupt, trademarks, etc. Google sandbox issues can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 870
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Is it worth it to buy an aged domain?

We sell hundreds of domains a week and develop a lot ourselves. Given the choice between two different domains - one an aged one and one a brand new reg - with all else being equal, the small benefit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,110
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Blackhat or Whitehat?

Tommy, When you're trying to figure out a way to make money online, it can get overwhelming to say the least.

I suggest finding ONE business idea that appeals to you and sticking with it 100% for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th October 2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Secret to Success by Eric Thomas - I love this story!

That's one of my favorite motivational videos too! Eric Thomas is awesome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 728
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Will Video Turn The Rest Of Us Into Dinosaurs?

Personally, I prefer reading over video unless there is a *reason* for video. One of the big problems with video is that people tend to take too much time to get to the point and provide actionable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,634
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: The one tip for writing titles I got from my mentor yesterday that I will not forget until I die

I absolutely disagree with you on this - especially 'real marketers.' The problem is that most people do not know how to use social media effectively to generate paid business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,634
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: The one tip for writing titles I got from my mentor yesterday that I will not forget until I die

I've done extensive testing on this specific area. Neither "get customers" nor "acquire customers" produced the best conversion. What did was "attract customers" - and consistently.

FYI - even by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: membership site set up

I love Wishlist! The only thing is that it does not have built-in affiliate tracking so if you want to have affiliates at any point, you'll need to use something on top of Wishlist.
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th October 2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Sharon Hayes
What's holding you back?

If you haven't achieved the level of success you've hoped for so far, what do you think is holding you back? Is it fear? If so, what fears? Is it lack of knowledge? If so, what knowledge are you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Is this a chargeback? What can I do?

We rarely have issues with buyers on Paypal, but we had a case not long ago where the person had used Amex through Paypal, called Amex because they didn't recognize the charge, Amex initiated a claim...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 646
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Is This a Premium Domain Name ?

Appraisals - both automated and human - are mostly junk. Having sold well over 16,000 domain names, we do NOT do appraisals even for money.

The reason is - the value of a domain name is based on...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th October 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Could you write 300,000 words in a year?

When you know your subject matter and have experience, it's makes the writing process a lot easier. I've been able to type over 80 wpm for 28 years which helps. I haven't done a typing test in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,787
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Passive Income

Recurring revenue is the best. I promoted one site a decade ago and still make 6 figures a year from it today and have done no further promotion of it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,615
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

We hire a lot of writers at different quality levels (quality level depends on the project). The market today is a catch-22 situation. Many people think they are writers but they aren't good. There...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th October 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,954
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Could you write 300,000 words in a year?

Probably 3-4 days a week half of the year, I average between 20-25k a day. 300,000 words is a few weeks. Maybe this explains why I don't need to work year-round :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,111
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: All the good domains are already gone.

I agree. We offer domain brokering and only represent domains with a market value of $10k+ (otherwise it's not worth our time). In a typical week, we have over 1,000 domains submitted to us with the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,078
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Google EMD. POST your site status Thread**

No hits here. The sites I had #1 rankings on are still #1. Those that weren't #1 have moved up not down.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st October 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Unlurking - new member

Belated thanks for this! Gosh, amazing how the years go by! That reminds me, I need to figure out how to add a photo to my profile here :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 851
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: How to Write Better

Although some people are naturally gifted writers, for most writers, it takes a lot of study and practice.

I agree with the suggestion of getting back to basics with grammar and throw some...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 24th September 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 276,749
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: "the most money I've ever made from a WSO I purchased off the Warrior Forum"

I bought this last night. It seemed like something that could work for someone I know who is struggling and really needs hand holding to do something that I can't provide her with. A few comments:
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Unlurking - new member

Thanks Paul! And yes, it's been ages! I still read your newsletter when I have a chance. I guess I should download/read your guide :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,777
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Go Daddy Auctions Expired Domain Information

We've purchased several thousand domains through GoDaddy expiring auctions (formerly TDNam). Maybe 1 in 200 get renewed once they reach the point that they are on auction and they are typically...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Re: Thoughts on Monthly Membership Pricing

I've been in a lot of niches outside of IM and have found that once you have a membership base in place (ballpark 300-500 paid members), rolling out a second and/or third tier with extra benefits can...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th July 2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon Hayes
Unlurking - new member

Hey folks!

I've been around WF as a reader/buyer of WSO's for ages.

Decided to come out of hiding and start to participate.

I'm from Montreal and now spend my time split between Ontario,...
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