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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,585
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Is it time to end WSO income claims?

lol. Some of the ads remind me of that too, and have got to be geared to newbies who are determined to chase dreams, in spite of all common sense saying that this can't be true.

I fell for this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,398
Posted By theteach
My Amazon 'Best Seller' isn't making all that much :(

Just a little FYI

My workbook is #16 in Amazon's education workbook 'best seller' list. Not to rain on anyone's parade but I don't make a heck of a lot of money from it.

Another one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 548
Posted By Lance K
Re: Does My Company Name Tell You What We Do?

I think it's pretty straight forward. If it was Katz Train Dogs instead of Katz Trains Dogs I could see where there may be some confusion.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th September 2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 15,504
Posted By waterotter
**WSO is now LIVE**URGENT**Tim Pears is in DESPERATE Need of A New Kidney ASAP - EVERY CENT HELPS

http://www.howtomakesales.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/TimPearsBanner750.png


**URGENT**
Tim Pears DESPERATELY Needs a New Kidney FUNDRAISER|Marketing Health Spa: $2000 Worth of Products...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Where to buy UNPROFESSIONAL pictures

I strongly suspect, actually, that there are so many accounts in this forum of people not only having their websites taken down but even being sued, or at least having to pay out thousands to people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By Andy Fletcher
Re: WSO Pre-Launch

I posted this into some FB groups a couple of days ago. Forgive the copy/paste response but it's highly relevant.

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Your prelaunch sucks and what to do about it ...

A well structured...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,059
Posted By Josh Anderson
Re: Is buying video testimonials on fiverr.com legal?

Not only would you be violating FTC guidelines if you use them so would the "actors" who provided you the testimonials.

In fact the FTC has in recent years sued BOTH the product owner and the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,305
Posted By Nicola Lane
Re: What you usually do when you fail 5 times in a row?

I would suggest two things:

1. Find out why you keep failing - address that.

2. Don't take up skydiving or live hand grenade juggling right now.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,305
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: What you usually do when you fail 5 times in a row?

Business fails all the time and can take a few tries to get right.

Relationships fail all the time and can take a few tries (or times) to get right.

If they are a true friend you may need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,715
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Who Are The Top Marketers in The Make Money Online World?

> Google
> GoDaddy
> aWeber
> PayPal
> Clickbank

See a trend?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By brutecky
Re: Looking for a wso?

I think you hit the nail on the head 2x with this one.

1) Making money from other peoples money does not mean the money you get from products you sell. Thats your money after all. What this means...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 587
Posted By Steve B
Re: How does someone start a website with all these copyright laws?

There are free-to-use images at Google if you filter the results so that you use images that have a license which allows you to reprint them with no worries.


Go to Google Images ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,241
Posted By Daniel Evans
Re: How Much Is The % Of Internet Marketers Who Become Millionaires?

"Millionaire" doesn't mean anything unless everyone uses the same currency.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,015
Posted By ajbarnes777
This business put me in the EMERGENCY ROOM!

Hey guys,

Just a heads up...

I've been working very hard lately with my business... and because of this, I've been sitting down at my desk for HOURS at a time (average of 4 hours) with very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,095
Posted By Dan C. Rinnert
Re: Skype Chat Rooms

All the cool kids hang out in my Skype chat groups. But we eat spammers for breakfast and take their lunch money.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,366
Posted By kindsvater
Re: How to Build Big Ticket Items with No Cash Outlay

This is really deceptive. What do you mean by "huge cash outlay"? It would help if you posted something not requiring any cash outlay.

And what do you mean by a "lot of work"? Same issue. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dan C. Rinnert
How to Build Big Ticket Items with No Cash Outlay

Hello gang!

Miss me? I know I've been absent for a while, but I've been busy and stuff, you know? Anyway, I've recently heard of a fabulous way to make extra money and wanted to tell you about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,069
Posted By kindsvater
Re: Can I form a company, do business, and remain anonymous?

If you are using a word processor like MS Word, delete the document properties. Otherwise, they may autofill with your name.

If you convert to PDF, again check the file properties for identifying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By MissTerraK
Re: My thread keeps getting deleted

What I don't understand is why you say your thread "keeps" getting deleted.

After it was deleted once, you posted it again to have it deleted again and so on and so on?

Are you not good at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: My thread keeps getting deleted

Joel,This one seems determined to post everything in main discussion, despite having been asked repeatedly in the past to be more careful about the section he chooses.

His response is to break a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Marc Rodill
Re: The "rags-to-riches" story of a lousy little website

Pretty cool. I like it. Another way to look at it is your ROI. On both your time, and money invested. It's a pretty high percent.

Now the amount of time it took to turn that ROI is a different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By Terry Heath
Re: The "rags-to-riches" story of a lousy little website

You never know when those five-hit sites will become a one-hit wonder.

I had a blog several years ago that plugged along under the radar until one post went viral and had somewhere around 28,000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By lotsofsnow
Re: The "rags-to-riches" story of a lousy little website

Exactly: Just give people a chance to buy and sure enough they will buy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By WebPen
Re: The "rags-to-riches" story of a lousy little website

I can't say I've made a super high commission off of it, but I've had similar experiences happen.

One time I put up a few reviews of bodybuilding and weight loss Clickbank products on a document...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,092
Posted By John Romaine
Re: OMG EzineArticles suspended me, HELP!

Should we exchange some sort of comical secret handshake?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By CDarklock
Re: Nothing Dumber Than A No Refund Policy (I hate thieves too)

It's actually divisive and polarising. Note what Marc did in this thread.

1. He took the discussion out of Willie's thread and made it into his own.
2. He took a clear and controversial...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,574
Posted By theultimate1
Re: Nothing Dumber Than A No Refund Policy (I hate thieves too)

I guess you do, indeed... [j/k] :D

It would/should be If I have 1 duck, and you have 3, then you DO have 300% of what I have.

300% more than you would mean 4, if you had 1.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,594
Posted By MouseandMice
Over $500,000/month—A THANK YOU from the Fourteen Year Old That Had Joined the WF.

EDIT—

Updated my title after all the PMs I have gotten. Thought it would pump more people up to
have a solid number. I originally didn't want to rub people the wrong way but I see now that it ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,009
Posted By Willie Crawford
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,724
Posted By DianaHeuser
Sadly Ken Strong has lost his battle with cancer

This is really sad news. Ken Strong lost his battle with cancer yesterday.

https://www.facebook.com/kenneth.strong?group_id=0

Rest in Peace Ken.

Di
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,637
Posted By WillR
Re: Is it OK to buy through your own affiliate link on JVZoo?

True that.

Clickbank only seem to have a problem if your account is SOLELY used for the purpose of buying products through your own affiliate link. They know this practice goes on. That's why they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,237
Posted By LetsGoViral
Re: Is Clickbank going down hill fast? Where is marketplace?

Yes, the sky is falling and Clickbank is dying. For about 4 years precisely since I started internet marketing in 2008.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 937
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Should I Use An Autoresponder?

Some "free" autoresponders are monetized by sending their business opportunity/make money offers, with their affiliate links, to your subscribers. You have to decide for yourself how professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,465
Posted By SeanSupplee
Re: How long do you take to respond to customers?

It's the modern world if people cant get an answer out of you in 24 hours your doing something wrong. In most cases you should be getting back to them with a solid answer in 10 min.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,232
Posted By Andyhenry
Re: Outsourcing! - Becoming a way of life...

Outsourcing means many things to many people.

For some it is about freeing up their time.

For others it's an easy way to arbitrage skills and make a profit being the middleman.

For others...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 627
Posted By tpw
Re: Why is it difficult to find good clients?

If you want to make better money as a writer, you must overcome several obstacles:

1. You must provide an excellent product;
2. You must give prospects an opportunity to see your best work;
3....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By George Wright
Re: It's IMPOSSIBLE to not make money...

I don't know who said it first. I heard it from Brian Kumar, "Your income is in direct proportion to the number of Buy Now buttons you have out there."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Tanya E
Re: It's IMPOSSIBLE to not make money...

If you do things that will make money the money will follow. Unfortunately most people keep browsing through forum posts and don't actually do anything.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By Mattds
Re: It's IMPOSSIBLE to not make money...

A similar thing happened to me but it was for a PSD template I made about 4 years ago. It was hosted on a free, un-finnished Weebly website. I gave up on the site and forgot to take it down. After...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By art72
Re: It's IMPOSSIBLE to not make money...

The moral of the story... "IF you do not TRY you cannot succeed."

I thought it was ironic, I had let go of IM for a year or so to explore some offline opportunities, simply because I had reached...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By YouWillKnow
Re: It's IMPOSSIBLE to not make money...

That is an awesome post, Michael!

I needed to read that today. Thank you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,202
Posted By Kenster
Re: Giving your best content away for free is WRONG (?)

you should NEVER give your best stuff away for free...all that does is move the free line.

Absolutely give value but if somebody wants the highest value information, they should generally have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,202
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Giving your best content away for free is WRONG (?)

Here's a mistake many people make, especially when they first 'convert' to giving their best stuff away for free.

They give ALL of their stuff away for free, so that when it's time to ask for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,171
Posted By ExRat
Re: A simple business concept which could be useful to one or two of you

Hi Mark,

I did do that, but you refuse to see it.

Hi professorrosado,

Fair point. Good luck with your disarmament over there. I hope no impoverished Americans are being incentivised by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,765
Posted By Tina Golden
Re: Feel sorry for WSO' sellers.

Like hell. Call your plumber up at 3 am and tell him you want him to come on YOUR schedule and not his. Or try that with your auto mechanic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 9,765
Posted By kindsvater
Re: Feel sorry for WSO' sellers.

I disagree. It is my life, my time, my schedule. Period. I would never let a customer control my life.

Unless the product advertises that it comes with support offered certain periods of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,613
Posted By Kenster
Perfection will lead you broke...MY STORY

Perfection will lead you broke...

Perfection will lead you broke...

Perfection will lead you broke...

I have coached over 1000 students and each and every one will tell you that one major...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: So how are the odds on selling an informational product today?

Yeah, Amazon and Kindle are pretty much dead now. No one is paying for any information anymore. I'm not even sure how this forum is still sustaining itself.

What ever you do, don't even venture...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,105
Posted By Andy Fletcher
Re: Customer suppor trequests: 6 years (!) after purchase

While I agree you're definitely better off replacing it and keeping what has got to be a pretty loyal customer happy, I think most people in this thread are missing the bigger picture.

Spending...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,899
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: Why such low prices for WSOs

I know the answer. Here it is...
The purpose of a business book is to demonstraste expertise. It's a calling card. It's part of a PR package. A book is a brochure for your services.

Did you know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By Jason Moffatt
It's Always The Same 3 Reasons...

Over the years I've coached a lot of internet marketers and in that time I've witness the same trends over and over and over and over again.

When a person is struggling to make an income online I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,294
Posted By Troy_Phillips
Re: Trying To Earn Money Online For Over 6 Years

Out of those 6 years how much time has been devoted to sending targeted traffic to a buy button?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,338
Posted By JasonParker
4 Things That Guarantee You Make Money Online?

I've been on this forum since 2007 with 1000s of posts and I've been doing pretty well for myself since I started on this forum... (mostly thanks to the things I've learned and people I've met...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,985
Posted By TheArticlePros
8 Habits Of People Who Want To Fail

It's my lunch break, and I'm bored, so I'm reading Google News while responding to various posts here on the WF. I keep reading all of these awesome examples of really cool things you can do to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,806
Posted By admin
Please Stop This...

I really appreciate that so many of you will try to help anyone who asks for it. I mean I really appreciate it. That's what makes this a great place for someone honestly trying to learn and get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Andy Fletcher
Re: The technical side of IM'ing makes me feel stupid. :(

If you want to get anywhere in business you need to get over this ASAP. Do what you're good at and pay someone to do what they're good at.

I'm awesome at two things. Technology and talking to...
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