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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,140
Posted By sirtom
Re: ALL Warriors Need to Read This

Thanks for the words, everyone!

Thinking about giving back and what YOU can do is an important thing.. It makes you feel good about yourself, self-fulfilled. It's an incredible feeling, and I hope...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,140
Posted By sirtom
Re: ALL Warriors Need to Read This

Thanks man!

And you're totally right... There's definitely a possibility of that happening (more than a possibility).

With that being said, I'd like to mention a couple things I now know of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,140
Posted By sirtom
ALL Warriors Need to Read This

Hello Warriors,

Something amazing happened very recently that you all need to know about.

Just a few short weeks ago, I reached out to TONS of Warriors, asking them to help me compile...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By sirtom
Re: What are your Christmas presents for your VA's or even to your clients?

I went with Amazon gift cards for my VAs :)

Call it a cop-out, but personally I'd like the options.

-Tom
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By sirtom
Re: Started my list and getting subscribers consistently...now what?

Once you have a list, you really have to offer value to them so they grow to like and trust you. People buy from people they like. Here are some things you can do to build rapport and get people to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By sirtom
What's your "study-to-action" ratio?

Hey all,

Just wondering...

How much studying of IM info/products do you do, compared to actually digging in and taking action? (If you had to put a timeframe on it..)

I ask my students and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,110
Posted By sirtom
Re: My Goal Reached! $10,000/month! and How I made it.

LOL That's exactly what i was thinking.. The replies have been like:

Bash
Bash
Bash
Praise
Bash
Bash
Bash
Bash
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By sirtom
Re: I think I'm ready to get affiliates, what is currently the best way?

There's 2 directions you could take: affiliates and JVs.

For JVs:

1) Obviously start with Clickbank. Find related products/markets and contact the product owners to either promote it or see if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By sirtom
Re: Making my product but I'm no expert...

Something else to consider: this depends on the niche, but sometimes just having a product of your own will brand you as being an expert. People see your name on the product and associate you with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 02:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,914
Posted By sirtom
Beginners: How To Make Winning Products (& Money) With $0 And No “IM” Experience (In 3 Easy Steps)

Hi all,

Time for a long but helpful, value-packed, and beginner-friendly post.

So here's where this idea came from:

I recently surveyed a list of mine and asked them what problems they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By sirtom
Is This How/When I Started Making Money Online? (Extremely Personal Story...)

Hey all,

I want to share something real quick, and it's very personal to me. But, this has impacted my online business in a huge way and things are definitely moving now, and I think this will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By sirtom
Re: Step to Open Wso

Congrats on launching your WSO! (Or getting to the point where you will, it's an exciting time)

Here's what needs to happen, and what I'd recommend from personal experience:

1) Join the War...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,839
Posted By sirtom
Re: WSO "Affiliate" Tactics Explored

I did use WarriorPlus for my affiliate stuff, but I've switched over primarily to DigiResults.

I like the affiliate system much better and it's easier to gain traction from. I like the marketplace...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,929
Posted By sirtom
Re: I've finally started making money on the internet!

Awesome to hear, man!

I remember the first day I made more money from IM than from my hourly pay.. And I made it while ON the clock lol.

It's such a liberating feeling. It's like a snap, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By sirtom
Staying Motivated and Focused (you too?)

Hey all,

How well do you stay motivated and focused on your marketing tasks?

I'll be honest with ya... Sometimes I feel like since I started online marketing I developed ADD. Seriously, there's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By sirtom
Re: How to have good design of landing page?

THIS by a long shot.

On your landing page, you need a header, bullet points, and a call to action (with an opt in form right below it).

If you start breaking down the design and all of it, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,812
Posted By sirtom
Re: Fear of Failure

Haha.. Yeah I did, which taught me another important thing really quickly:

Figure out what the market wants BEFORE creating a product. Don't just guess and then wonder why it doesn't sell.

Lol...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By sirtom
Re: Membership Sites doing well In 2011

I was the affiliate manager for marketer with a membership on Hypnosis and another for New-Age-oriented weight loss. And I think another for body building and nutrition.

All did remarkably well,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By sirtom
Re: Why Do You Quit?

See, that's the golden nugget right there if I ever saw one lol. Thanks for the thoughts Lisa, very solid and true. And awesome quote :)



I wish more people had that mentality, especially when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By sirtom
Re: Should you develop a business plan before starting in internet marketing?

I agree with DigitalJoe. If you're new to IM, you need to get out there and get your feet wet. This could be figuring out how to FTP a squeeze page to your own domain (and getting that domain as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By sirtom
Re: How making a vid out of a PP presentation?

You could try using Jing, which is free from Techsmith. I used that until I finally got Camtasia, and both work like a charm
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By sirtom
Traffic Generation And How To Get A Ton Of It

Hey all,

I want to share this with you, or to who ever it may help, since it may very well be the thing that helps you finally get people to your site.

Quick question: How many of you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By sirtom
Re: It's September 1st -- Do You Know Where Your Goals Are?

Haha funny I should see this right now. Just yesterday I buckled down and crafted a goal list for the new month.

I'm definitely aiming high, which is something I recommend everyone does. But don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,258
Posted By sirtom
Re: Do you buy the clickbank product you are promoting?

I don't agree to your response at all. Not only have I NEVER received any complaint as to being unfair, unethical, or "less serious" from any product owner, but my frequent requests for review copies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By sirtom
Re: What's working for you at the moment?

Honestly, I've been doing awesome with 2 different models lately. The first is PLR + List Building. Here's how I do that:

Method #1- PLR + List Building
1. I do some niche research using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By sirtom
ATTENTION! This Book Will Make You Money (have you seen this?)

Hey all,

Have you guys/gals seen this book? (The thread title is the actual title of the book, written by Jim Kukral). Here's a non-affiliate link to it on Amazon: Attention.

I just checked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By sirtom
Re: Any threads for Newbies?

Hi LC,

I've actually made a couple rather lengthy posts about how beginners can get started with the whole IM game. I'll link you to them, and the reason is because not only are they for people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By sirtom
Re: Where do you distribute PDFs?

No problem, happy to help :)

As for the RSS feeds, not that I know of. I haven't checked actually, but I DO usually ping my submissions after they go live.



Both, if possible. I've found a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,560
Posted By sirtom
Here's a Plan For Beginners To Earn Their First $100

Hey all,

I like throwing out helpful threads that have actionable content people can actually use, so here's another one. This is a plan any beginner- or person who's not making any money online...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 978
Posted By sirtom
Re: Spilt Guts (My Observations To Vanquish Beginner Blues)

Awesome thread, great points covered.

I especially liked Point 8, with the comment about outsourcing. I think it's massively important to take what you learn and break it into systems. Like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By sirtom
Re: Where do you distribute PDFs?

Hey, what's going on?

I'd first recommend you check out PixelPipe.com. Tons of awesome sites in there, many of which are 'document-sharing' sites.

As far as PDF-specific sites, I normally only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,265
Posted By sirtom
Re: Simple Plan to Reach $100 a Day in 30 Days

Hey Chris, what's going on? Reading through the thread here I saw your question above and wanted to throw in my two cents, since I've done a very similar thing to this method (and it definitely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 31,025
Posted By sirtom
Re: My 28 Day Rinse and Repeat Plan To Huge Amounts of Laser Targeted Traffic

Dude, this post is SO good.

It's easily better than any traffic course I've ever seen, most of which I've paid decent money for. Honestly, I'd recommend printing this out and laminating it and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

That bolded part is the cream of the crop lol. I totally understand the "new lingo" part, and in and of itself can be daunting enough. Especially if you get sucked into email lists or even start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

Sounds good man! Action is key; let me know how it goes, and if you need help etc. PM me or hit me up on Skype or whatever lol, I'm pretty accessible.

Also, I'm glad that clarified article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

Hey glad you liked it! If only one person gets farther from this it was a success.

As for the articles, I was talking 2-3 per DAY. You can do as many or little as you want, or have time for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

Sure have.. Many times, and I've several friends who've used this as well with excellent results.

If you have an idea, run with it. Just get moving and don't stop.. That's usually the best way to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Re: Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

That's just the thing.. See, the whole reason behind this post is to provide a simple, clear post on what to do to get started that hopefully helps to break through the clutter out there. '$2,000 a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 02:31 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,464
Posted By sirtom
Beginners: You CAN Make Money.. (Here's How, In 5 Steps)

Hey all,

I've been seeing a lot of the posts and conversations lately, and decided to make this post almost as a refresher, mainly for beginners. (FYI- To me, a beginner is someone who isn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th June 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,059
Posted By sirtom
Re: Offline Marketing Question - Lawncare

Hey guys,

Awesome ideas in this post!!!

I've been doing online marketing for a few local businesses and here's what I found:

1. Generating customers, traffic and sales for your client is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By sirtom
My Offline Marketing Experiences (read this if you're looking to get into it)

Hey all,

First thing's first: I've never been a huge 'success' online. I'm writing this post to tell you about my experiences with local business owners and why you can step in RIGHT NOW to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,371
Posted By sirtom
Re: I'm about to throw in the towel

@yommy: very true about thinking you're a failure. If you go into it with that mindset, it won't work no matter what you do.

@moneysoapbox (or Emily?)- haha i definitely thanked you for thanking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,371
Posted By sirtom
Re: I'm about to throw in the towel

Hey bro,

Alright, this is a sensitive issue for me, since I've been there so many times. I'm 22 (not in college; not going back), and I've been into IM for just over 2 years as well, so we're...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th January 2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 46,414
Posted By sirtom
Re: Niche Blueprint

To be honest, being a member of NB1 & 2 and able to compare both, I thought the SEO section in v1.0 was lacking. There was definitely solid content, but I didn't feel it was too user friendly. I had...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th January 2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 46,414
Posted By sirtom
Re: Niche Blueprint

Hey guys,

So I just wanted to point out that all the help above (from Steve, specifically) is pretty much what you can expect in the inside of NB too. It's really one of the only courses I know of...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd January 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 46,414
Posted By sirtom
Re: Niche Blueprint

Not sure yet if they're doing something like that, but we'll see within a few days. For now, the content is almost up for v2.0, and they haven't released any info on if v1.0 members will get it or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By sirtom
Re: IM Business New Years Resolutions

I'm with ya, buddy.

Here's mine:



lose the "IM-weight" I gained (only like 10 pounds tho, nothing major)
Forum: Copywriting 9th August 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By sirtom
Re: I'm looking for people to shred my sales letter (with critiques!)

Wow, thanks so much to you all that put in your 2 cents! There's been some awesome feedback so far, I really appreciate it.. More specifically:

@dynameek- (haha I feel like this is Twitter..) The...
Forum: Copywriting 31st July 2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By sirtom
Re: Helpful ideas for a subtitle?

Thanks a lot Bill, I think you best understand what I'm going for..

Everyone I've interviewed thus far (9 total) is massively successful, and personally I think everyone can learn at least...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By sirtom
Re: What are the BEST internet marketing books?

Oh man, I work at a Barnes and Noble and order into the store every single IM book I come across in the computer. Most of them aren't too good, but here are the better ones I've found from looking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2009, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By sirtom
Re: How Do You Record Interviews?

Hey JCW,

although you already got an answer to your question, I'd just like to give you a second since I recently did an interview for a book I'm writing (with Rosalind Gardner, which was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,822
Posted By sirtom
Re: Newbies Are Darn Lucky These Days!!

Nice post, TL..

As I see things nowadays, the 'Internet Marketing' market is way to oversaturated to compete in. now, that's not to say you can't be successful with it, but for people just...
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