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Forum: Mind Warriors 1st July 2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By M Thompson
Don't Be Average

I thought as it's my birthday today (and I've been in the business for 15 years) I'd Indulge in spreading some hard earned wisdom!

(If the queen has a Birthday message why can't I?)​​


Don't...
Forum: Beginners Area 15th May 2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,992
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Affiliate marketing strategy?

This is what I do, it's probably a little different to most people but a year ago I was earning $100 per month in commission, this month over $5,000 so it works for me.

I create content based...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,214
Posted By M Thompson
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

How else would they make affiliate Sales :)

My stack is basically:

An autoresponder (activecampaign)
A tool to collect leads ( Convertbox)
A Cart: (thrivecart)

The only one of those that...
Forum: Email Marketing 30th August 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 7.M Million Emails - What To Do?

Throw it away would be the safest option..

Second best might be to try to clean it up, but that would be a big task

One option might be to grab a random 1000 email addresses and import it into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,214
Posted By M Thompson
A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

I've been a full time marketer for 13 years. (i.e all my income comes from what i do online) I've only recently come back here after a couple of years absence. It's like I've never been away, I...
Forum: The Warrior Path 9th April 2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,722
Posted By M Thompson
Re: From 0 to 1000 Subscribers

My favourite way and usually cheapest is to retarget to an optin based on action. So in your case i would create a blog with 2 or 3 posts.

Take your niche and find 3 key "messages" that you want...
Forum: The Warrior Path 3rd April 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,722
Posted By M Thompson
Re: From 0 to 1000 Subscribers

Ay Caramba where to start!

Firstly well done for doing this, I've not been back here for several years but saw this thread mentioned in a WF email and had to dive back in.

Hopefully you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By M Thompson
How much do blogs earn? Lots of Data

Over the past 3 weeks, I've analyzed the data from over 100 blogs and online businesses that recently sold.

I chose blogs that sold because the data has been checked and verified and should be...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th January 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What emails should I send to my Subscribers

Interesting and entertaining ones...

Avoid the urge to send offers all the time, take time to build a relationship and be yourself in your emails
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th January 2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,741
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Affiliate Marketing is dead

Dead ... I don't think so!

I recently researched over 100 sites (it's on going research) and got the RPM's for each monetization type... (revenue per 1000 page views)

There is nothing wrong...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th December 2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Email marketing question

Please don't rely on Solo ads... Try to build you list via content marketing, get good articles on your blog and drive traffic there.

I average a 47% open rate, by doing it this way.. I recently...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 1,242
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Simple Question....Are You In or Out with the WF ??

I came back last week after a long hiatus.

(which was a result of me posting an 800 word reply to someone who asked a question at the end of that post I gave him a link to further research that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 67
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Affiliate program manager not responding - What to do?

George is right move on, if you can't contact them now what will happen if you have a query about a payment.

A few years back I was in a similar situation, I went with an alternative affiliate...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th April 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By M Thompson
4 Emails Campaign You Should Be Running 24/7

Email marketing is moving on, and if you are simply sending an email to everyone on your list then you are missing out on sales.

In fact even the term Email Marketing is “Old Skool”

Clever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 858
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What's the worst piece of advice you guys have ever read about making money fast

Marketers Self promoting .. Never!

Actually if you are a marketer and you don't self promote then you are doing yourself a disservice because no one will do it for you.

Worst piece of advice.....
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 1st April 2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Confused about continuing with SEO

If you can afford to use PPC it's well worth doing.

Traffic in a few hours rather than 3 -6 months.

There is nothing worse than spending a few months with a site only to find your funnels...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Top Affiliate Network for Health Products?

Have you tried Market health? https://www.markethealth.com/
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 300 CLICKS A DAY WILL GIVE FULL TIME INCOME

It's impossible to make broad statements like that as there are too many variables..

I can send an offer to a list of 1500 and make 3500 or send an offer to a list of 2000 and struggle to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,201
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Too Long to Be Succeed in IM?

I've been a full time Marketer for 10 years.. started out with zero and fell a few times but if you stick with it you will succeed.. you then just need to scale up the successes.

Failing and...
Forum: Email Marketing 30th March 2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,225
Posted By M Thompson
Re: leadpages lead magnet

??? If you can't get leadpages to convert then you aren't doing it right , I get a 60-90% conversion rate on their pages..
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,291
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Engagifire - Another SAAS - Feedback Please

I bought it and I use it and it's great, Tom has been really responsive ... I really like it..

I've actually did a video over the weekend of how i use it and how easy it is to build popups.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,641
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What is the best blogging platform?

Always go selfhosted, that way you site is protected and also looks more professional
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th February 2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,338
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Social Engage Review - impossible to even start reviewing

I loved the fact that the training webinar they held was a pitch for Click Funnels..

Classy...


In their defence I managed to get a refund it was a PITA to get but by sticking at it I finally...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By M Thompson
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By M Thompson
I HATE THREADS LIKE THIS!!!!!!!!

Whats with the profusion of exclamation marks in headlines.

and all capitals?


Bought a Coffee In Starbucks!!!!!!

THIS PLUGIN IS AWESOME!!!!!

Looking through the WSO forum it looks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 5,839
Posted By M Thompson
Re: WSO Cartels Rife on WF :(

This is nothing new, one of the big name marketers used to tell his students to Interview people here and create a wso from it!

If you want to do sucessful wso's here is one way.

a) create a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What is your weakness?

I'll tell you tomorrow!

I don't think it is for a lot of people, I think a lot of things like fear get labeled as procrastination.

It's incredibly easy to build an online business... even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Succeed in Internet Marketing

It depends on what you class as successful..

I made my first $1 in 3 days.. to me that was success.

I was on $4000 a month within 4 months ..that sounds successful but what it doesn't tell you...
Forum: Social Media 14th January 2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 747
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Percentage of people visit facebook ONLY using Mobile Device

It varies on niches whether they are using Tablets or mobile phones but generally it's 30% tablet and mobile combined, this is a niche of older people 50+ just under 6000 visitors from Fb yesterday...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th January 2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Website vs Facebook fanpage for business

Show them some examples of how they can't control facebook and how a few bad comments could wreck their business
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 904
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Why am I such a failure

It really depends on what you class as being a failure.. I've failed at lots of IM things but I've still made a full time income in IM for the past 10 years.

I would guess that you are probably...
Forum: Social Media 6th January 2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,086
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Would $50 of Facebook ads be worth it?

I only target US and UK and with the right ads and right CTR 1 and 2 cent clicks are possible.

Anything above 10% CTR and you get very cheap clicks.

It's simply a matter of putting the right ad...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Security - just had a call from paypal - READ THIS!

Thanks,

My tech sent me some other sites to check with

https://www.tinfoilsecurity.com/poodle

https://poodlebleed.com/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By M Thompson
Security - just had a call from paypal - READ THIS!

I just had a phone call from paypal telling me that from january 12th they are stopping processing payments from sites that support SSL 3.0

I've run a check on my own sites and a few others and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Solo Ads - How Can We Avoid Being Ripped From Poor Solo Ad Sellers

Make sure you get recommendations from people you trust or better still generate your own traffic.. You can get quality traffic fro 1 -5c per click if you then have an effective way to capture email...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th November 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,174
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Will adsense block my account if i.....

Not true!

Duplicate content can be an issue no matter where it's from for adsense..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,014
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Choosing nich when not an expert

Yeah go for I see very little stuff on winter survival, it seems most people just assume the apocalypse will happen in summer :)

I used to be part of AMF (L) and did lots or arctic warfare...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th November 2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,268
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Coffee makes us feel so good because it is able to tap into virtually every reward system our br

I recently got turned on to "Bulletproof Coffee".. now if you want a kick try that, I usually turn out about 2 days work in 3 hours after a cup. :)
Forum: Email Marketing 6th November 2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,346
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How can I get 1,000 subscribers list fast?

I've skimmed through this post and seen a lot of people recommend solo ads.

Now ask yourself do you want a quality list or a list with subscribers that are everyone else's list?

If you want a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,014
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Choosing nich when not an expert

Don't be mistaken about the knowledge others have.. they probably got it all from Youtube!

Use your expertise, and brand yourself using your experience.. How many of those so called experts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How I can send traffic to my blog except of SEO ?

I learned log ago (not long ago enough to not waste loads of time) that buying quality traffic and sending it to quality content is the best way of building a site up.

I used to have over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,200
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Internet Marketing Is As Easy As 1,2,3

That's one of the mistakes most people make they try lots of things.

Everything in IM will work if you master it and you only master it by sticking at it and learning by doing.

You aren't going...
Forum: Social Media 3rd November 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Can you help me with FB ad image cutting off?

Going from memory here as I'm not in the office but I make the images 1200 x 627 (I think) that then scales down on fb.. I can check the size in the morning if you haven't got a definitive answer
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By M Thompson
Re: FORUM and Earning ?

I would start with a website then maybe a low cost paid newsletter and then when you have a decent number of subscribers upgrade them to a paid forum
Forum: Suggestion Forum 3rd November 2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,429
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Is it possible to change my username?

It used to be possible, just contact the moderators
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How to get the big businesses in my niche to market my product?

It seems you have a USP (unique selling point) so that is a start. As you know the fitness market is very crowded so you need to stand out.

I would focus on building something and make sure you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,858
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Can I really make enough money to quit my 9 to 5 job online

Yes you can, but it's totally in your own hands.

You need to take action.

You need to focus on one thing and not hop between methods

You need to keep it simple so that you follow through and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How to integrate Paypal and product delivery?

What Payment processor are you using?? if you are going direct via paypal it's going to be difficult to do if you use zaxaa/jvzoo etc it's easy
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd November 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Money Right, How Important It Is

Money is nothing more than a tool...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,296
Posted By M Thompson
12 Sources of Free Stock Photo's

I've lost count of the number of times i've had people say that it's ok to "Borrow" photo's from Google Images..

It's not!

If you do you need to ensure that they have a Creative Commons Zero...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What I've Learned After 10 Years Full Time IM

I still have nightmares about $10 websites! But they got me where I am today.

As soon as you become a marketer not a consumer things start to change. But it's not an overnight thing

I built a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,116
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Internet Income With $150???

Invest in tools that will help you to create a service you can sell.

Then once you have a steady income or have saved $1000+ then you can actually invest in your online business and spend time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By M Thompson
What I've Learned After 10 Years Full Time IM

After 10 years as a Full Time Internet Marketer I've learned a lot, some lessons have been easy some have been very hard.

I thought I'd share some of what i'd learned here in the hopes that it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By M Thompson
Things I've Learned as A Full Time Marketer

I started this thread 6 months ago.. one ew thing I'd add..

Master Paid traffic - good quality 1c -3c clicks are still available in facebook and elsewhere.. work at mastering those.

I thought...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,386
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Email Marketing Dead for GMAIL Users?

Not another thread on this!

No it just means crap email marketers will suffer .. if you market correctly subscribers are waiting for your emails
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,399
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Slow death of email marketing?

It won't have an effect if you've got subscribers who wait for your emails and then complain if you don't email them for a few days...

Become their must read guy!
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