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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,877
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: A Little Kindle Secret That Has Boosted My Book Sales

Amazon has changed their policies, so most of these are no longer applicable. You can use bold and italics, but you can no longer use the amazon orange font, or the centered, etc. I guess they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Is there a way to create eBook without writing it ?

This is such a terrible idea that I can't even comprehend how people are still considering it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,987
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: kindle analysis paralysis and real publishers

Stay away from real publishers - it's simply not worth it.

As far as:
- press release
- reviews
- blog giveaways
- facebook
= forums

All good ideas. The more, the merrier.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Monetising the travel niche?

Write and sell your own guidebooks.

Become hotel and airline affiliate.

Language and phrasebooks.

Lots of opportunities.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,514
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: My Goal To Make 6k Per Month On Kindle :)

This is the biggest truth about Kindle, and should be made into a sticky for whenever someone asks about getting rich quick with Kindle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,514
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: My Goal To Make 6k Per Month On Kindle :)

This is a enormously large misconception, which you will figure out quickly, and painfully.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,811
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Your Thoughts On No-Refund Policies Please

I don't buy products without a refund policy. Makes them seem immediately suspect. If the creator doesn't believe in his product, why would I?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,562
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Seriously Considering Kindle... but.

Note: Your site has really bad English. If you expect to drive people to your site, you should at least have correct English. Otherwise it looks completely unprofessional.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,562
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Seriously Considering Kindle... but.

Check out kboards; there are a lot of people making serious money.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,727
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Best eBook Niches that Will Sell?

Yes, please keep thinking (and spreading) this line of thought. Less competition for guys like me who are making just a wee bit more than nickels and dimes..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Just sold it for $27 Million

You shouldn't believe most of what you see on Flippa...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,088
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: April and May Slow Months?

Summer is always slow months for internet businesses. People are graduating, going on vacations, summer breaks, spending more time outside, yada yada. It's normal.
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th May 2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,328
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

"People wait for opportunity to come along...yet it is there every morning." - Dennis the Menace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: To spin articles, do I have to outsource them or create on my own

Don't spin articles. Not worth the effort. You're better off just outsourcing original, unique, quality article creation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,574
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: How To Beat The 95% Failure rate!

I don't even....what is that supposed to mean?!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: How I made $600 this afternoon from reading one article

You are offering to mentor people and you JUST TODAY learned about front end and back end offers?

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: For Kindle publishers...don't you love that moment when...

I love the moment when Amazon deposits money in my bank account every month!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,239
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Thinking About Leaving IM - Found Something Better

MLM is terrible.

Having said that, best of luck to you!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 595
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Kindle Questions

1) Whichever you're better at writing - it all sells, if you know how to write and market it

2) Sorry - write what you have a passion for. Or, if you really don't give a single care, write...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,835
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: How Much Do Your Real World Friends Know About Your Online World?

They know everything. Nothing to hide here!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,791
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: If Sex Sells, How About We Try in On the Kindle...

Yes, it's acceptable. You may have to explain to Amazon that they are actually YOUR own, original blog posts (so keep a digital record of them), but it's allowable.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,791
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: If Sex Sells, How About We Try in On the Kindle...

This was false. Amazon is not removing books under 2,500, purely for word count. Never was, likely never will.

Read the latest:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: how much money are you loosing?

Loosing? Not too much. All my clothes fit pretty well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Should I sell my book on amazon?

This is correct. If you are enrolled in KDP Select, your book must be exclusive to Amazon. If they find it selling somewhere else, you'll get it taken out of KDP Select.

If you never enroll it in...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th April 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 969
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: What makes you happy?

Coming home to an excited puppy after a long day of work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 813
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Is it a mistake to try to monetize this niche?

It's related to one of my most-profitable Kindle books.....so, yea, I'd say it's a mistake to try to monetize the niche. Run far away. Leave it all to me... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Copyeditor, Editor, or Ghost Writer? What do I need to Hire?

You need a ghostwriter if you want someone to add all of that additional text.

Then, after they've finished writing, you need an editor to go through the whole thing and make sure it makes sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

It certainly doesn't hurt to have a blog in place! That said, launching without one is perfectly fine too (and what I've done, for the most part). If you have a successful blog though, of course that...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th April 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: 30 day trial- Wakeup at 7am

I've been waking up at 6:30 for about...8 years in a row now. It gets easier, if you stick with it :P
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Kindle review tip

Set your book to free for 5 days in a row, right on release. You'll rocket up the best-selling charts, get downloads, and likely, reviews.

Ask friends and family.

Post to Kindle FB and Twitter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By GobBluthJD
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Forbes Writer Says: Facebook Pages Are a Bad Investment for Small Businesses

This has been said by many small businesses over the past 2-3 years. It's just a good investment. Highlights the maxim that "All that glitters, isn't gold"!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th April 2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Should I start a new blog?

Keep the domain name, just get rid of the bad content and dedicate yourself to offering new, unique, and useful content. The readers will come back.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 631
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Should we also rewrite the article title?

You should write everything original in the first place.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 917
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Kindle newbie! What's your tip?

I don't know if someone mentioned it, but you cannot overlook formatting.

It's one of the biggest reasons that people refund a book, and it's one thing that will usually motivate people to leave a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Very true. The maxim "You get what you pay for" seems to ring extra true in the world of outsourcing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: How Many Kindle Books Do You Currently Have?

My 24th was just published this morning and went live.

Not worried about market saturation: like travelinguy said, there is a TON of stuff put out that is very low quality. That means if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Exactly. Well said!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Wow, first I've heard of this. I've found that doing a 5-day Free blast in a row right when I release a book is a great way to drum up downloads, shares, reviews, and word of mouth.

Guess it just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Do some experimenting, find out what works for you. I used to try a day or two here, then paid, then a few more free days. Now I tend to do all 5 free days at once. It shoots you up the charts and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Exactly :cool: Take an hour or two to yourself, and then back to the writing desk!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Good job. You can post your free day to some FB groups for a little extra press!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

It shows up as $2.99 when I clicked on it! I think it'll be okay. Good job for taking action!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Help with kindle

There may well be tons of useful information in that book; I'm not here to judge.

But one note: There are a lot of grammatical errors in your book's description. I don't know how your sales are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Kindle Payments

I'm afraid so. Per their site: "The balance of each account will be paid sixty days after the end of a month in which the balance accrued at least $10/£10/€10/Rs 500 for Electronic funds transfer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Kindle Payments

There's a minimum payout of $10 for EFT and $100 if they are sending you a check.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,539
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Which warrior makes the most from their Kindle books each month? Let's see some proof!

There's no page minimum or maximum; you just need to use common sense. No one is going to pay $5.99 for a 10 page book (well, they might, but then get a refund and leave you a bad review). Likewise,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,539
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Which warrior makes the most from their Kindle books each month? Let's see some proof!

If they're already written, the hard part is over. Now it's just a matter of formatting them properly, getting (or designing yourself) an eye-catching cover, and then writing a good description and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,539
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Which warrior makes the most from their Kindle books each month? Let's see some proof!

Exactly what I came here to chime in with...not worth the risk!

People have run into problems with sharing their revenue info online in forums, on their blogs, etc, regardless of what the rest of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

I'm just trying to share what little knowledge I have! I've picked up a lot of great advice for free on WF throughout the years, so now that I finally had a little bit of success, I wanted to pay it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Yea, exactly! Having free forums for every other topic certainly hasn't hurt WSO sales or other paid options. If anything, I bet it would actually benefit them, because more people would be able to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

I'm finishing up a guide today, actually. It won't be a WSO, it won't be in the Kindle Member only thread, and it won't be for sale on Amazon.

It will be free.

This is the type of information...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

I too have never heard of an account being shut down for this. Sounds like someone's reasoning for not doing any work and putting their books up on Kindle! :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Picking a niche: Research what's hot and trending on Kindle; compare that with Google keyword tool; compare that with your interests (because you should be interested in what you write, or that will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

This is my key :cool: I mean, if I can get a book done in a day or two, and spend maybe $20 on it, then if it sells 5 copies a month, it pays for itself in 2 months. After that, it's all profit on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By GobBluthJD
Re: Why I Love Kindle

How long have you had the books up? I saw one of your books. Few comments about your book on Amazon, just from 10 seconds on the page:

1) Cover is very lackluster, unimaginative, and does not make...
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