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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Ken Preuss
For Those Who Are Struggling To Make Cashola... THIS is Why

I've been having some interesting conversations lately with struggling IM'ers and one thing has become abundantly clear to me: Most people are generally willing to do almost any "activity" involved...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Ken Preuss
A huge marketing lesson from CNN

At least a couple times a day I go to CNN.com to see what the biggest news stories of the day are.

Typically on the right side of the screen they show "Most Popular Stories Right Now" with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Ken Preuss
Warrior Forum NO DRAMA Pledge - Plus a *Disclaimer* You Can Use

I direct theatre productions outside of my full-time IM business activities. And my gosh, I can honestly say there's more drama created here on a daily basis than in my last ten theatre shows...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,012
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A Tip To Save Up To 50% Off Any WSO You're Thinking About Purchasing

Interesting discussion. However I do believe a bunch of highly intelligent folks are adding complexity to a few fundamental issues that (at least in my mind) are quite simple having to do with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Would this be treading on copyright infringement?

A general rule I've learned about these things over the years: If you have any question in your mind as to whether it might be infringement (particularly infringement on a big brand with deep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: 10 tough questions about making money online : What's your answer?

I've copied the questions too because it always frustrates me when I can only see answers.


Great question. Answer: to generate big dollars you've got to play big, not small. This means...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 949
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Another question...

Fascinating discussion. When it comes to Passion, I believe in the concept of "Know Thyself". You need to understand what drives YOU to follow through on what it will *really* take to create a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,035
Posted By Ken Preuss
The REAL Game on the Internet Today - You Ready to Play?

So listen. I'm often reluctant to originate posts because I take a very different approach from 95% of the most outspoken Warriors here.

What's ironic is these very same Warriors are successful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A Quick Lesson in Titles for Newbies

There's a million-dollar lesson in your OP Dennis. I hope people really get it. Whenever you are in front of your audience, *every* interaction has an element of marketing to it.

In this case,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,590
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Herd Mentality... (Are you part of the herd)?

Bingo. Here's the reality. We ALL possess a herd mentality here to some degree. Why do I say that? Because we're all "herded" together here out of a shared belief for what's possible financially on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2010, 02:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,507
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Making Your First $1,000,000 - New Years Resolutions for 2010 - FOR ALL WARRIORS!

Good post. Here's another perspective for everyone.

With a lot of people I've coached, I've found that the "X per day" goals simply don't work. Why?

For various reasons, but mainly because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: "Inside the Mind of Google" Special on CNBC Right Now! (12am EST)

Even being a full-timer for over 5 years and knowing more advanced stuff, I still enjoyed the program overall.

There were some HUGE lessons in the cowboy boot story that a lot of newer Warriors...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: **Calling all Warrior Heroes** Newbie in Overload

*Exactly* my point Woody. Very few people do offer it. Yet it's essential to success.

For me personally, I'm a very simple person. So my plans don't get too ticky-tacky into expenses and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,651
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: I've been dragged back into politics again. Internet Marketing & Political Campaigns

Michael,

How friggin' cool to have a Warrior who is using these strategies in a massive arena most of us wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole! :D

I for one am extremely interested in how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,723
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Product Launch Formula vs Sales Letter - Conversion Rate?

Answer: there is no average conversion figure between the two. Nor is there an average conversion figure within each of them individually.

I've had sales pages convert at 36%... and I've had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: The $$Money$$ Is In The List - How Much Money?

For me personally, I don't look at things from the standpoint of "each subscriber is worth X" to me. As you say, a whole bunch of factors go into it. The biggest of which are:

1) How are they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: I Took a $23,000 Hit in 2009 and I'm HAPPY About It!

Tiffany,

Very inspiring and highly educational post in so many ways. Unbelievably timely for me, and I bet for many others as well. Thank you.

Ken
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,330
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: What's Your Biggest IM FAIL of 2009... What NOT to do? Here's mine...

Jared,

I'm so freakin' glad you made this post, you have no idea. Why? Because it got me pissed off - at myself.

I've been very fortunate this year to generate revenues well into the 6 figure...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,003
Posted By Ken Preuss
How to get a dog to mount you

So tonight I'm searching through some old posts of Allen's in the War Room and I'm reminded of something extremely valuable that he underscores a lot: think Mass Market.

In other words, think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: How do you get those big lists of 10,000+ subscribers?-I tried a bunch of stuff and am strugglin

Mark,

What the folks with list sizes of 10K+ or even 100K+ wont usually tell you is their list size grew exponentially from two main strategies: joint ventures and/or their own affiliate program. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Brainstorming - New Internet Marketing Ideas

Frankly I'm confused by the poll as well as the entire premise of this post. What exactly are you wanting to start a conversation about?

To folks here, "internet marketing models" means something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,743
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Staring Down the Barrel of Bankruptcy

Mike,

I've never met Bev in my life so this post is not to score points. While I respect that you perceived her post the way you did, I perceived it completely the opposite. She ripped no one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,805
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: The breakfast, lunch and dinner of champions

Paul - an extremely valuable post as well as some extremely valuable responses.

Here's something for all of us to consider as well.

Once you understand that most people (including you, me and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,573
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Did You See The Latest EZA Changes?...May GREATLY Affect CTR

They've made a business choice folks. They are allowed to do that.

What everyone needs to remember is that for each person that hates the new format and leaves EZA, there will be a hundred who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Your Real Story - on Online Money Making

GREAT idea for a thread. Here are my responses.

1. Can you share (inspire) with us how do you really make money?

I make ALL of my money in the markets everyone says to stay away from: the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,975
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Guru IMer using backdoor URL for MY CB signups...ticked...

I can't speak for what Andy wrote, but understand that even feedback you may not want to read (such as the feedback I gave you) has an intention of helping you see something valuable to take away...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,975
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Guru IMer using backdoor URL for MY CB signups...ticked...

Question - you say you "know" this marketer. So why haven't you approached this with them directly??

You're frustrated, I get it. I even understand why. But after a while I start to wonder why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 931
Posted By Ken Preuss
Product vs. Process: One of the HUGE overlooked keys to IM success

Hi all,

Was on a conference call with a few students this weekend and all of a sudden it hit me between the eyes...

Most struggling marketers are product focused... when in fact they should be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,424
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: How I Make $40k/mth From My Membership Site

Holy smokes! That's easily the most specific and valuable post I've read here in a long, long time.

I always tell my students to "look behind the curtain" and see what successful marketers are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,522
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Here's the missing step that nobody's telling you

Great post Ron. I'd like to hone in on the very last sentence you wrote:


So the next question most people will ask is, "Great Ron. Now how do I figure those things out?"

For those asking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Why Aren't You Making Any Money?

Yes, work is a huge part of the equation.

However my experience with marketers who are struggling is they are filling their time with activities that aren't going to earn them dollars anytime...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,852
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Had a Lawyer call me about a site I own! Need Your Advice.

Jason,

You need to talk to an attorney. Just because someone has a trademark does NOT give them the right to simply *take* your domain. If it's worth something to them they should pay for it. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Top 5 Tips for Newbies Thread!!

Wow, great stuff on this thread already. Here are my top five for those who are intent on earning $10K+ per month or more.

1) Go where the competition is

A lot of times people say to stay away...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A List of 600 Should Make Me How Much..?

Andrew,

The idea that small lists are not profitable or worth your time is a myth.

When it comes to list monetization the answer is: there is no "should" and there are no rules. Your list is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,694
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: $7 is the wrong price to sell your ebook.. forget what you have been told!

You wanna know what sells well? Crap people really want.

I recently came across an e-book for $38.21. I didn't give a crud what the price was. I wanted the book so I bought it.

Granted, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,546
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Internet Marketing - Which Mentality Do You Side With?

Great thread. I believe it comes down to a number of personal factors, including your own skill sets, interests and in what ways you are personally inclined to take the most action.

For me I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,081
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: 5-Step Blueprint For 1,000 Opt-Ins A Day

Good stuff Mike. There's one missing element that would put this on steroids:

===> Creating a revenue component for the list owner

Remember, if someone is at the top of Clickbank they've got...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By Ken Preuss
Making a Great Soup vs. Looking for the Magic Ingredient

Hi all,

First I'd like to thank some Warriors for your valuable feedback over the past couple days, particularly Thomas & Roger. Much appreciated guys.

Now on to the topic of this post:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

No worries. I do appreciate the sentiment though for one reason: I greatly value the input I've received from you on this forum. That ain't B.S. either.


Understood. I respect that you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Now THAT'S funny. Thomas we may not agree on everything but we sure as heck have the same sense of humor.

:D

Ken
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

Boy Roger, you've had it out for me since day one haven't you?

The majority of my posts here are FAR less about what I've done and FAR more about what's possible for others. However for people to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ken Preuss
A HUGE misconception about big income earners on the internet

This is something important that came up in a conversation with one of my students and I want to share it with all of you.

A major course that was recently released by a major internet guru is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,107
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: You have ONE sentence to introduce IM to a NEWBIE...What do you say?

The key to success is figuring out where people are currently spending the most money online, then modeling the web sites that are already getting their money.

Ken
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,160
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: An Open Letter To Allen & The Moderators

Shay you summed it up so beautifully there's not a thing that could be added. Bravo.

Ken
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By Ken Preuss
How to Finally Stop Struggling And Become A 6 to 7 Figure Marketer

Hi everyone,

As we enter 2009 I'd like to share some specific things that came out of a mastermind call I was on recently about how to stop struggling and finally build the internet business you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: I Need Help; I Want Help

Bev,

I assert that the customer attitude you've highlighted is THE reason the biz opp industry thrives as does every sub niche of it - IM included.

It used to depress me when my students...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 986
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: You've Gotten Early Gifts - Did You Miss Them? They Were GOLD BARS

Great advice as always. Much appreciated.

Ken
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 986
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: You've Gotten Early Gifts - Did You Miss Them? They Were GOLD BARS

Hmmmm. No comments. ?

I'm starting to wonder if most Warriors are more willing to spend $27 on the latest and greatest WSO than to invest an hour to dissect what a 7-figure marketer is doing to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 986
Posted By Ken Preuss
You've Gotten Early Gifts - Did You Miss Them? They Were GOLD BARS

Every single Warrior who wants to earn a solid 6 or even 7 figure income online needs to take careful note of this...

In the last two weeks alone you've been given several incredible examples of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,662
Posted By Ken Preuss
I know "they" took your money - but let's talk about YOUR role

I had an interesting conversation with a subscriber this weekend that will be tremendously valuable for everyone here.

The conversation had to do with how Steve (my subscriber) has purchased so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,591
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Quick Way To $50k This Month

Steven,

I really appreciate what you shared above.

Know what's interesting? You can't see how valuable you are because you are too close to it. From "over here" we can see that you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,591
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Quick Way To $50k This Month

THANK YOU to one of my favorite posters here......who always tells it like it really is.

If you are reading this thread still looking for a magic pill, re-read what Daniel wrote in the OP....as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Why build a list if you can't communicate with your list as frequently as you love to???

Johnson,

If you could somehow get on Filsaime's, Schefren's, Pagan's (pick whomever) personal e-mail list and they sent you an e-mail a day with some fantastic nugget of information in it....would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2008, 01:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,459
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: FREE: Multi-Million Dollar Internet Marketing Funnel!

EVERY single warrior should make sure to digest what Chris has written above.

I too have made mistakes in the past that provided short-term gains but resulted in long-term losses. In some cases...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Calling All Warriors - I am REALLY UPSET and need YOUR HELP

Understood. But here's the thing.

There are hundreds upon hundreds of scam sites like this - probably thousands in the diet industry. I realize you are trying to do your small part. But your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,364
Posted By Ken Preuss
Re: Calling All Warriors - I am REALLY UPSET and need YOUR HELP

I applaud your stand for the truth. I really do.

But what are you really trying to prove by putting so much time, effort and probably money into this battle?

Look at the toll it's taking on...
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