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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Opportunity to purchase a domain name - require advice/thoughts

ALWAYS use an escrow service unless you just aren't worried at all about throwing the money away. Way too easy to get scammed.

Without knowing more, the domain in question is "probably" worth the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Info domains

I am in no way spouting off something I heard somewhere else. Why don't you read what I actually said before spouting off yourself?

I stand by what I said, which is I haven't seen any indication...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Info domains

I'm sure Google has never confirmed this, but the popular belief is that the blackhatters were using them so effectively to disrupt search results that the only way they could combat it was devalue...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Info domains

I have not seen any indication that .infos have started ranking better than over the past few years. They do have their uses because of how cheap they are, but I would stay away from them on any site...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,598
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Do you ever use "Expert" quotes - who arent directly endorsing the product

Of course you should use them if they fit. Not an exact example, but one of the best ones is Joe Sugarman using the quote from Al Gore from his trial. Nobody buying Sugarman's stuff (or almost no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Is PPC Traffic Good for Alexa Rankings?

You need to make sure it is real traffic and not bot generated garbage. As a side note, why are you concerned with your Alexa ranking? I've never worried about where any of my sites ranked on Alexa...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Do you think this is possible?

It has been a long time since I put up a pdf, but I think this is how I did it. If not, I'm sure someone will correct it.

Upload the pdf file to the folder where you want it to link from. For...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,131
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: How to Monetize a Christian Website?

Have you considered testing not running any monetization other than donations? Christians are programmed to tithe and if they receive enough value from another Christian (you and your web site) and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th April 2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Inaccurate Information in google keyword tool

Possibly the moral of the story is never trust the big G.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: How to make money in a crappy economy

A big thing for me is not buying into all the poor economy hype. The news is always negative, so I try not to watch it. It is easy to get in a negative mindset when that is all you hear, and I always...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: 30 day, 60day, 90 day or NO guarantee

The answer is to test but in almost every situation a guarantee will increase response and the longer the guarantee period the higher the boost will be.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th April 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,985
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Big List Of PPV Networks & Useful Tools

Would you mind elaborating on why? Would even be interested via PM if you don't want to post it, or if it has been covered elsewhere here let me know and I can search it out. Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Any easy way to add some "bonus" products to my main product?

Do a video showing how to use the software and list it as a bonus. It builds value in the buyers mind and helps them believe they can figure out how to use it. (As I don't know anything about your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Weird Search Result Discrepancy

Each is the actual count (or roughly the actual count) on that data center. Google uses different data centers and you access different ones at different times. If you can buy the exact match domain...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Book on offline classified advertising since the online boom?

It sounds to me like someone needs to right a book/ebook. A need that hasn't been filled is an opportunity.

I don't know the answer, but it seems like the prospect reading a print classified is a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Weird Search Result Discrepancy

You are probably accessing different data centers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,552
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: You should put AFFILIATE Links in Every eBook you write!

You should also include a link in the footer of every page to your site. This is also a good thing to do if you ever do a print book that sells on Amazon, so if they put up some pages to view then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Removing Affiliates

It is dangerous to attribute an increase to dropping your ads. No one outside of Google knows the entire algorithm so even though you may have got a jump right after you dropped the ads, it does not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Competitive in a larger market than regular niche..

Long tail keywords are 3, 4, 5 or longer keyword strings. For example

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: What are the Common Price Points before $97?

Of course the correct answer is to test, but it isn't any harder to get $7 than it is to get $5 in most cases. You still have to have an offer that someone wants. Now this does not always carry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Best Option for New Domain Name

Once you do anything outside of an exact match you lose any exact match boost you might have gained, so then you just have to go with the best available option. I do not recommend a .uk extension...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: What Makes a Site get High Alexa Ranking?

It measures how many people with the Alexa toolbar installed come to the site in comparison to all the other sites on the web.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Listen to Your Kids...and if You Don't Have any...listen to someone elses!

Another thing that kids can do is help us see things that we miss. I get locked into a certain way of thinking and its like I am stuck in a funnel and can't see out. Often we spend all our time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 817
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Ideas for making money without money?

Freelance writing if you can write. Web site design if you can design. Link building service if you know how to do that. Think of services.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 914
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Do you work more or less hours than if you had a job?

I "work" less but spend more time online. Just like IM Headlines said, if I actually was working all the time while online there would be much more money.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: How would you start your IM career if you were in my shoes?

You have come to the right place. This forum is full of tons of ideas and knowledge. Enough that if you are willing to do the research you don't ever need to buy any how-to stuff (though eventually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: E-Books: Why Would They Be Profitable?

It is all about the value offered and perceived. I remember thinking I would never pay over $20 for an ebook, but thank goodness i got over that. When I was clueless about SEO a friend recommended...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Blog Spam comments- A menace?

I don't remember what it is called but I installed a simple math captcha type thing that was a free Wordpress add on/widget and the spam stopped. It was one of those 2+3 = and the commenter had to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,342
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Offline Consulting - Do You Make These Mistakes With Your Marketing and Positioning?

Consulting has a lot more to do with asking questions and LISTENING to the answers than telling people things. Pretty much sales 101 is the prospect wants to know whats in it for them and they want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Ebook Copyrite and Disclaimer.. Whats Best?

I have seen the feel free to share this but leave it intact note many times, so if that is what you want them to do then tell them. The thing is that many people are going to pass an ebook around to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 875
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Quick question: Can there be no back-end products for this niche?

Membership site

How to keep them once you get them back products

Coaching
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th April 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: How you made your first dollar online: experience cou

In either 2000 or 2001 I made my first dollar by selling a link from my site. I was trying to make money as an affiliate , which I eventually did, but it took a while. Soon after the link sale I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: "Go get your freakin shine box!"

Excellent advice, thanks!

I don't remember where I heard it or who told me, but whenever I want to reply in anger I write it down/type it and wait at least until the next day to send it. Very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Google Search Results Fiasco

Google doesn't always show us what we want to see. Just like the page rank not being up to date, etc. So like was posted before, I don't spend any time worrying about how many, just where my site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Please help out with this one: Too "good" product for our target market...

By allowing your business to be viewed as just like or similar to other businesses in your niche', you are allowing easy comparisons to other offers. Work to make your business/offer a category of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: has anyone bought 10000 hits to their website on one of the services out there?

Have experimented with it more than once, trying different applications, and have never had a single good thing. Not a single sale, sign up, etc. Complete waste of time and money.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,202
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: The offical FREE TRAFFIC 1000 VISITORS PER DAY thread

From your original post you said you don't have trouble raking for mid range and moderately competitive terms, so your sites must be fairly healthy as far as SEO goes, so you just need more unique...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,202
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: The offical FREE TRAFFIC 1000 VISITORS PER DAY thread

Organic traffic can be "enough", whatever enough is. You need more unique quality content and more links, with the content being more important. How many pages do you have live to get 10-20 visits?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Anybody use Isnare.com?

I have used it, but not recently, and was always happy with the results.
Forum: Copywriting 17th April 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: 97 Tips 'or' 101 Tips?

I would go with 97 if I was choosing between the two because 101 has been done to death and I think it is ignored. Kind of like banner blindness. Where an off number like 97 may make someone stop and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,196
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: LOL Trademark Infringement are they kidding?

There are many discussions about this on some of the big domain forums that you might check out. I have been through this, got the letters, emails, threats etc. I agree with the above posts about not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,831
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Do You Have What It Takes To Make A MILLION Dollars?

Belief

Persistence

Action

Dedication

If you lack one it can kill your chances.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Re-invest in your business

I find that I do a much better job reinvesting in a business that I plan to do it with before starting. When you start thinking about reinvesting while you are still in the planning phase, then you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Business Name

If you want some personal branding, then why not just use Williams Marketing? Marketing offers a wide range of things you can offer all under the same umbrella.

If it a company that you may sell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Wait to move domain names

But the keeping it with them for 60 days has nothing to do with hosting, just transferring the domain to another registrar, and most will let you move the domain to a different persons account within...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,151
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Do you trust men or women more ?

The job of good sales copy is to build a level of trust. I don't think anyone who has read more than a couple sales letters starts reading with any level of trust, so I don't think it maters if it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: When you sell a product....

Split testing your price is important, but you should also split test your bonus offers. Just read 50 different sales letters today and you can find a wide range of bonus offers and strategies, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,077
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Learn or Outsource?

This does not relate just to IM, but you can outsource just about anything, as long as you have an idea about how it works and what you are looking for, except the marketing. I don't trust anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Help...domain Deciding?- MyDomainBook.com? or MyDomainEBook.com

With the low cost and easy to set up nature of print on demand now, I would go with just book in the domain, not ebook and offer both options. The biggest advantage of selling a physical product is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,342
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: If you could start you IM career over again what would you do first?

Amen on finding a GOOD mentor. Can and will save you tons of time and money.

Other than that, I would build/create products that were attractive to affiliate marketers and build out an affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: You know more than you think!!!!

Excellent stuff Mark, thanks for sharing.

It is easy to get discouraged, and many give up right before they start making it. I remember putting up my first web site around ten years ago and I had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Value of a Domain Name

I would never recommend buying a domain name appraisal. They are all over the place depending on where you get them and they don't mean anything to domain buyers (at least the great majority of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By wjtyoung
Re: Flipping Question - e-commerce site

I have seen sites sell that offer physical products (I have even bought a couple over the years), so yes you can probably sell it. However, my first thought would be to try to work on it until it was...
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