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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,979
Posted By davejarvys
Re: I feel bad for the newbies

I think is interesting when you see this kind of post and then look at what else they've posted and you find threads from a month ago saying:





And before that it was
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 644
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Audiobooks vs. E-books: If You Could Choose Only One, Which One?

Agreed. It's even further flawed when you take into consideration that our resident guru hasn't mentioned whispersync.

Even Amazon are saying you can have either or both
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th December 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Starting out in eCommerce

I'm a big advocate of holding stock.

The benefits for me are that

You can increase the amount you charge
You can increase the perceived value of he product
You can include your marketing...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th December 2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Want to start a new E-commerce Business- What is Important?

Can't think who you mean.

No doubt there will a little quite box appearing soon.

The double standards in this forum are amazing, even in this sub forum here is a thread which is little more...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 26th December 2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How much does woo commerce cost?

Woocommerce is a great free plugin for wordpress. You'll need domain name and hosting as normal and a theme.

There are a number of free themes available which do a good job and provide plenty of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Amazon Affiliate Sites

The only real conclusion you can draw from that is there are people making money selling to people who want to make money on Amazon.



I've a friend who targets terms with just 200 searches a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By davejarvys
Re: The Power of 9

Indeed some customers aren't price orientated, others actively want to spend 'x' amount they don't want cheap or sale.

An item bought for 100,000 is a six figure purchase whilst 99,999.99 is a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Why Do Most Offers End in the Number 7?

Yawn! Another Stella contribution.


Go back to criticing people about post that aren't about making before hypocritically starting threads in the wrong section.

Or perhaps condoning a warrior...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd December 2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By davejarvys
Re: What Are The Best Practices To Reduce Cart Abandonment Rates On An Ecommerce Store?

Not surprised that stat came from somewhere like PayPal - it's almost as if they have a dog in this fight.

And I'm not talking about $5 products either but hey as long as your happy.
Forum: Website Design 22nd December 2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Improve my web layout

You know when I read:



Followed by:



I wonder if I have stepped into some parrarell universe.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Why Do Most Offers End in the Number 7?

https://img.clipartfest.com/db859f1cfb11cb71d5dbabfc13b38580_the-health-junctions-100th-monkey-see-monkey-do-clipart_600-600.gif

There have been loads of studies that show a price point ending in...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd December 2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By davejarvys
Re: What Are The Best Practices To Reduce Cart Abandonment Rates On An Ecommerce Store?

That's a 90% abandonment rate not 10%. I'd be seriously looking at things if you have a 90% abandonment rate.



Where did you get this from?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd December 2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By davejarvys
Re: What Are The Best Practices To Reduce Cart Abandonment Rates On An Ecommerce Store?

There are a number of things you can do to help with abandonment.

Firstly and a quite simple does your cart design match your website?

Are you adding anything to their cart. It's common place...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Party Plan

Thanks for your input Claude, certainly given me somethings to think about.

There is competition in the market place using party plan and I'm off to one of their recruiting meetings.

To be...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th December 2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By davejarvys
Re: questions about payment methods and guarantee on online store

It depends on whether the shipment is tracked or not. You generally can't know - which is why I don't like the business model.

If they insist it hasn't arrived you will have the choice of buying...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th December 2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By davejarvys
Re: questions about payment methods and guarantee on online store

If you are doing dropshipping the customer shouldn't be aware that they are not buying goods from you (at least until the goods arrive).

You might loose repeat business by dropshipping but it...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th December 2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,345
Posted By davejarvys
re: Ask Me Anything About Product Sourcing And Importing For Profit. ― Veteran Importer Here.

As a fellow importer can I just say that you've given some great advice on here importexport

I wish more people would pay attention as those that dropship are leaving a fortune on the table.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th December 2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 909
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Is there any free e-commerce platform

If nothing else this is an interesting idea.

You can get a free .tk domain if you visit http://www.dot.tk/en/index.html I am really not convinced on the value of a tk domain. In my personal...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Party Plan

Thanks for the reply much appreciated.

I watch Ezra closely and have modelled quite a bit if my existing business on Boom. I am also in beta for some of his apps (although I prefer woocommerce to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,359
Posted By davejarvys
Re: $30K/month sale on ebay but no sale on website

Hey couple of quick questions?

Is your product a one and done type deal or will buyers come back for more products or related items?

Where is your current traffic coming from?

If it's not a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By davejarvys
Party Plan

I am looking at expanding my business next year and one area of interest is with party Plan.

I currently import items from China and upscale them with a complimentary additional product and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,788
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Telling People How Much Money You Make

I have to declare my income every year to the tax man and companies house.

For about 2 anyone can find our how much I earn. It's really not an issue for me. Money doesn't make you rich.......
Forum: Email Marketing 16th December 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 720
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Is Email Marketing Dead?

What most people forget is that it's a means to an end. You have gurus spouting bs about $1 a month per subscriber so people stock pile email addresses and focus purely on quantity.

Ignoring...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 705
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Whats the best/easiest way to create a funnel?

I use different coloured post it notes and a wall.

I put up the sales page and then simply ask 'if yes then....' and 'if no then.....'

I then place a post it note on the wall for the outcome of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2016, 08:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,268
Posted By davejarvys
Re: The quickest way to gain premium Free traffic ?

I've not read the book but whole heartedly agree with the main stream media.

Due to the dilution of press releases because of dodgy SEO services it's a vastly under utilised avenue.

A targeted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,761
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How Can I Make $500 Before Christmas

Plenty of time left. You can offer gift wrapping, private shopping parcel storage, pet sitting. With a little get up and go you can do all sorts. Hell I reckon i could make 500 on Christmas eve.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Free Advertising methods That You Use

I incentivise customers to tweet a picture of themselves with my product (actually I give very specific instructions). They then get a discount code for their next purchase.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,761
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How Can I Make $500 Before Christmas

I previously posted 'letters from Santa' as an option for you. For some bizarre reason a white knighter reported the post (I can guess who) so I posted that I would do it myself.

Well I have and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,847
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Shopify dropshipping VS CPA marketing

This really is the truth of making money with products from China.

I import products from China for about $5 add a complimentary product, custom instructions and branded packaging. The additional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By davejarvys
Re: eCommerce or Affiliate Marketing Which is more Profitable?

It's e-commerce for me but I appreciate that its not for everyone.

With e-commerce you make more but you generally have to spend more, take more time and deal with more issues. On the flip side to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 436
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do you dicover topics to blog about?

If it's applicable look at site search in your Google analytics. You can see what people are looking for on your site that you are currently not delivering.
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd December 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Local Marketing - How best to market this?

Most towns and cities have some form of 'whats on guide's or multiple guides.

The rack ideas great and you could also get in touch with tourist centres and libraries.

Can you growth hack the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Local Marketing - How best to market this?

For s self appointed forum police you don't seem to know where you are:



That quote is at the top of the page of the 'Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum' where this was posted.

No...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How To Build An Online Business From Nothing

I know this is posted a lot but I'm yet to be convinced by it.

Its amazing how your passion disappears when you can't pay the bills.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 876
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Local Marketing - How best to market this?

Sounds like something local newspapers would eat up.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By davejarvys
Re: What is the unique marketing strategy ?

I assume you are UK based by your username, in which case I would be looking offline at small business centres and start ups.

Get seen and heard in trade magazines and on social media.

It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 462
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Uncommon Marketing Strategy

I know you are looking for other methods (and I will come to that in a bit) but don't give up on Facebook adverts just yet. I would say however is test small and build slowly. If an offer isn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By davejarvys
Re: FREE+ Shipping Offer For Book

Not sure if this is possible with createspace but I've done it with other pod companies.

You set up your own site for the book and take payments from customers for the shipping. You can set your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Help Scaling Up an online business

Not sure I'd be keen to go down the affiliate route.

How many people do you think will have a list of hotel owners?

I know the real appeal of launches is that it's quick and doesn't involve...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,761
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How Can I Make $500 Before Christmas

At least this story would have a happy ending
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 504
Posted By davejarvys
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th November 2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Selling Websites in a Niche business

Do you never get bored? I'm fairly convinced 90% of your posts are you trying to police the forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,029
Posted By davejarvys
Re: $1000 Budget. Where do I Start?

You are going to have to explain this one I'm afraid.

The op doesn't know his market or what niche he is going to operate in. There is no sense of knowing a route to market or having any kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do Psychics market and make money?

You could say the same thing about the psychic industry.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do Psychics market and make money?

If anyone's interested in learning more about cold reading techniques I'd highly recommend Full facts of cold reading.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do Psychics market and make money?

Bloggers, email writers, script writers and copy writers could learn a lot from the psychic industry.

The basics of the reading are perfect for sales, every miss is a hit if you reframe your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By davejarvys
Re: What website building platform offers the best functionality and ease of use.

Shopify has a free trail with no credit card needed. It can be a good system with the rights apps added. I am paying about $200 a month for one of my sites.

With WordPress I might look at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Sales pages and cookies question...

In the EU (and sites that target the EU) you have to not only let a visitor know but give them the chance to refuse the cookie being placed.

Unfortunately placing a notice in the t and c's...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Only Uomo Universale can be a Successful Marketer: True or False?

I think it's false.

At a base level it's good to have an understanding of issues, ideas and practices but when I wanted to take my sales page to the next level I hired a specialist.

In my mind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Setting up a Pay What You Want For a Recurring Payment

I've not done recurring payments but have done pay as you wish. I'd recommend looking at price anchoring as a way to influence how much is donated.

There's plenty on the web but for books...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 253
Posted By davejarvys
Re: True or false, you need to believe in the product or service youre selling otherwise it wont be

One thing that's not been touched on is the 'how' of marketing.

I think it's important to remember that not everyone is blogging.

If you are driving ppc traffic to a CPA offer then no one will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,422
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Is it possible to start up in IM without spending anything at all?

Cabamate, the thing with paid is to always test small. If it doesn't convert at $10 it probably won't convert at $100 it a $1000.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do Psychics market and make money?

The op's first question was something along the lines of do psychics make money? I think rightly that was moved.

This question is about marketing and making money and that's surely what this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,422
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Is it possible to start up in IM without spending anything at all?

Just to give a counter view to some on here:

Spending money doesn't guarantee success or that you'll do anything quicker either other than maybe go bust.

Reading this forum you'd believe that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By davejarvys
Re: How do Psychics market and make money?

It's really too big of a market to give specific advice.

It would depend if we were talking about your mom and pop tea leaves job, the theatre touring shows or the psychic hotlines.

Which did...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By davejarvys
Re: Selling Information Product as Physical CDs/Book vs. Digital Download

You could use something like createspace and then once you set up its done and dusted. Amazon can handle the shipping for you.

It'll probably cost you a bit more but would take some of the hassle...
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