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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,328
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Dear “Mass Domination Billion-Dollar Annihilation Secret Sniper Avalanche Formula” Gurus…

If I agree with both Ken AND Suzanne, does that mean I'm screwed in the head? :P

I think perhaps these "methods" bug us because we've looked behind the curtain and see the wizard pulling the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Am I right or wrong? I'm in trouble, honest opinion sought...

Then it's in your best interest to *show* that info to your boss and make sure it gets looked at.

The numbers will always speak truth.

Also, I wouldn't mention the sales team being on holiday...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,442
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Are People Faking Video Proof On Clickbank

Because one way of staying wealthy is not to spend all of your money needlessly.

Why pay a $300k a month on a view of a beautiful beach in Hawaii when you can spend $500 a month on a view of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,442
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Are People Faking Video Proof On Clickbank

I saw a video recently that immediately made me think the marketer had done exactly this.
The camera would zoom out to show him sitting at his desk and he'd talk, then he'd turn around and click a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: You are being removed from my list (Eh?)

Excellent tips in this thread. Here's a few that struck me, listing out for future reference:

- Make no assumptions. Aweber's stats aren't infallible. There are preview panes, folks who read email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,792
Posted By Hoopatang
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,950
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: $10K/mo is possible!

CONGRATS Joe!!

"even though some customers are clearly missives from hell, keep your cool"
Hehehe... that was worth clicking into the thread all on its own ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,198
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Get A Job & Stop I.M

"Business is business, friends are friends..."

If your friends are sabotaging you, are they really your friends?

I agree with the mindset that if you want to live a certain type of life, start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,653
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Can i be very rude and ask you this weird question...

Great points Ken, and it made me think of something: lawyers.
We have our lawyer's email, we have his phone number - but we also know if we call him with every little question we've got, we're gonna...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: How do I sell access to view ebooks online to Smart Phone, Ipad, & Kindle users?

It's good that you're thinking about this, but the more difficult you make it to read the book, the less likely people are to buy it. Instead of worrying about theft, make sure the book points back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,653
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Can i be very rude and ask you this weird question...

Because then I would have to deal with people who have absolutely no idea how to do what they're paying me to do, yet they feel obligated to tell me that their 14-yr old niece told them that they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Ezine Articles Expert Author Status?

It's the norm. Makes you feel special and you want to submit more articles.
Until you come here and ask, and someone bursts your bubble. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Where's The Best Place To Register Six .COM Domains With Whois Privacy

What Suzanne said. I was a 1&1 customer many many years ago. Never again.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: KINDLE = $ ?

Thank you, Tanner! That's the link my harried brain was missing. :)
(I think I'll trademark that: HBML - Harried Brain Missing Link)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: KINDLE = $ ?

I see some folks mentioning putting up public domain books and PLR books.
I looked at dozens upon dozens of public domain books and when I went to Amazon to see if someone else had posted them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: EZA question - Am I just not seeing it?

tpw, the link that Jack gave just above your post is showing me articles that were posted in 2005-2008.
*None* of the ones listed are even from this year.
Weird.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Is This What You Call Affiliate 2.0 Marketing

Exactly, Danny.
Watching that launch happen from start to finish was a huge lesson, and to give credit where credit is due, it's one that Mike and Chris executed brilliantly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 676
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Is This What You Call Affiliate 2.0 Marketing

Not only did I get those, I also got the ones from all of the OTHER people selling this launch. Most of them had the exact same headlines as Mike's. At least the Tony Robbins ones were different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,381
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: If the WSO Section Was a Weight Loss Forum...

"NO exercise, NO diet, NO mental shift... how to get a perfect supermodel body in 10 days or less"

This infoproduct would be one sentence long.
"Get liposuction!"

:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Video Cam Questions

Paul those videos were great. You could really tell the difference with the 3CCD camera, and with the different types of mics. I never realized lapel mics were so inexpensive; have never looked into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Advice needed for Article Marketing & Ranking

Here's what MarketSamurai is giving me for "gold chains". http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/4941236207_bc49dab3b8_b.jpg
Ouch!
(Hopefully that flickr image works)
DA- domain age
PR- google's PR...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 967
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: What Are The Top Article Directories For Article Exposure?

Thanks so much, this is exactly what I've spent the last few hours looking for. Was about to give up and go to Alexa and make my own. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Information Overload!

You guys are taking on a lot. 12 projects, 10 projects, 20 projects...
Maybe you're taking on too much right now?
It's okay to let a few projects "sit" while you focus on the 2 or 3 that are the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Squeeze Page Funnel

Oz,
I'm trying to work on this, too.
I'm going to offer the full ebook on the last page of the free one. Hey, it works on me in some of the sample chapters I download for my Kindle, lol - it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: And the winner is... (was Sponsoring a New War Room Member for my 3,000th Post - Could it be YOU

Dennis I sent you a little poke through your contact form, as I don't have 50 posts yet either. It'll be the hyperactive note jumping up and down from this crazy woman named Carrie. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: And the winner is... (was Sponsoring a New War Room Member for my 3,000th Post - Could it be YOU

Congrats Mcmahanusa! Enjoy it, I know it's worth it!

Dennis - thanks so much for posting the criteria. It really reminded me that I need to get into the habit of hitting that "thank you" button. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Come In Peace Or Leave In Pieces 2.0

I couldn't tell what you were targeting. I don't see any SEO going on, especially with that title. Only thing I could guess at was that you want "omoplata" traffic... but if you're wanting anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,443
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Made My First Money Online Today YEAH!!!!

CONGRATS Jacqueline!
Now, go out there and do it again :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,699
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Last Call: Sponsoring a New War Room Member for my 3,000th Post - Could it be YOU?

Oh, what the heck... I'll try anything once. Twice if I like it. Three times if it works well. :)
"You want in!"
Err... wait, no. I want in. But you said to say you want in... hrmm.
Congrats on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Tumblr or Wordpress

Chicken, if you're building pages for backlinks to your main site, use both Tumblr and WP.com.

If you're thinking of use Tumblr or WP.com AS your main site - stop. They're free hosts. They own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: The Real Cost of An IM Business...

That's kinda tough to answer Sal... there are so many different perspectives, you know?
I feel that people who are just starting and who are working a job that they desperately want to leave, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 902
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: The Real Cost of An IM Business...

$10 for a keyword-rich niche domain name
$10/mo for hosting - get a host with unlimited domains on the account (not subdomains)
$87+ for Market Samurai (depending on where you buy it)

Do the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 866
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: How to run a coaching club without it consuming your life?

Also, consider elevating some of your more apt members to "Team Leaders". They'll like the feeling of being valued and singled out, and folks can ask them for help also. Delegation is a wonderful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,298
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: How about a "premium" WSO forum?

Valid points being made by both sides of the fence.

Honestly, as a new warrior, the WSOF looks like my email spam box. Just as many exclamation marks, just as many claims of greatness - all that's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: How much can I potentially make in a month if I have a list of 20k subscribers in IM niche?

Once you do build that mega list, don't slam it.
Make your mails stand out by sending them out less often.
I'm signed up for two lists right now that have me looking at my inbox and just laughing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,949
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: What happened to MySpace?

Glittering, sparkling, wiggling backgrounds that take forever to load.
Crappy layouts where putting something in the sidebar breaks the layout completely.
Auto-start music. Sometimes more than one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,788
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: I'm giving away another two memberships to the War Room..

Kim I sure don't begrudge you the job of having to choose 2 out of all of these different responses.
What a great opportunity you're offering - my virtual hat's off to you!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,561
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

The only problem I see with this (besides the "rewrite other people's stuff" which was mentioned above) is that by just randomly picking a product, you have no idea what kind of competition there is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: What first: Sales letter or ebook?

If you're going to go this route I'd add an email form and tell them to get onto your list to be notified when the product goes live again; that way you don't lose them forever. If I were the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,200
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: I'm scared of hackers. What can I do to protect myself?

Don't forget offline attacks also - back when I had about 150 domains I used to receive snail mails weekly that looked like order forms or receipt forms confirming some action that had been taken...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,488
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Mr. Ron Douglas Is At It Again!

Congrats Ron!
Did you develop all of those recipes yourself?
And I have to ask, are the F&F trio really a bunch of fun, goofy nuts as they appear to be? :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Do I need a blog/hubpages as a landing page for article marketing if I already have my own websi

If you already have your own website, use that. Especially if it's already got good keywords in the url to go along with your articles. Then you have total control over the advertising, page leaks,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Alternate Energy Niche Ideas...

One of the biggest problems most newbies come across is that most of the "I'll show you how to make money online, just give me your email!" people tell them is:
pick something you're passionate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,490
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Direct Link To Your Blog Or Site From YouTube Videos (As Seen On:)

There's also something to be learned here - don't use other people's videos (even your sponsor's) pulled directly from their site to promote your link. If you pull the video from your sponsor's site,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,154
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Is it possible to have 6 figure/year without list building... only by Article Marketing?

Ack!
Isn't this what you are doing on your sales pages? You're earning the visitor's trust and trying to sell them something based on that trust. How is it different doing that through email?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,154
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Is it possible to have 6 figure/year without list building... only by Article Marketing?

My 12yr old son and I just sat and went through this list (and a couple of other people listed further down in the thread) to look at the different squeeze pages and see what these guys were doing. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,004
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Create 20 sites in a day and totally dominate a niche

As it's been nearly 3 weeks since the OP, I'm curious for that update. :)

(Edited to say)
Also, I think that what Mikeevee is envisioning and what most here are envisioning are two separate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,426
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Dashes In A Domain Name - Good or Bad?

I watched a video today of Matt Cutts from Google talking about getting good rankings and good traffic, and one of the things he specifically mentioned was having hyphens in your URL.

He said...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Suggest some good Affiliate Programs...

Matt posted an impressive list but don't get caught up in the "too many sponsors" trap.

Getting a check from one or two sponsors is better than getting no checks because you've got 10 different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: 2 set-and-forget, aggregating blog themes

My first thought on looking at this is that people with multiple blogs could use this as a "blog hub" to attract and filter traffic to their different blogs - even if what they're attracting and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,836
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: Duh!! - How to switch off date stamping in Wordpress

Don't forget you can also backdate those posts, so instead of having no dates at all, they make it look like the blog has existed for a while.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,659
Posted By Hoopatang
Re: An honest call for advice how to break the cycle and go full time

It doesn't sound like a hobby to me.
It sounds like something that you are passionate about and know very, very well. You know the genre, you know the lingo, you know what makes this audience tick...
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