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Forum: Warriors For Hire 21st July 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By DavidTile
Affordable SEO Content, Fully Managed, Scalable to Meet Client Needs

Warriors,

My name is David Tile and I've been running an Enterprise Content Creation company called Nimble Media for just under 2 years now. In that time we've grossed over a million dollars in...
Forum: Social Media 15th July 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How Does Upworthy Work??

Upworthy should be a part of your overall strategy. If you start getting traction there, increase your post rate.
Forum: Social Media 15th July 2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 892
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Starting a Social Media Management Company

Content to post can easily be found through Twitter, Reddit and a Google search. You want to try and post original material as well so consider adding original blog posts to your package or services.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Best way to drive traffic to a squeeze page.

I've seen people drive traffic via Craigslist ads. However, those eventually get flagged as spam.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Does Ageism Exist In Digital Marketing???

Age-ism may be a strong word IMO, but yeah I would say people 40 and older are viewed skeptically by the people in tech-related fields.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How should I monetize this site?

What about product placements in the backgrounds of your quotes?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Is this legal?

Not a copyright lawyer, but I think you should be fine as long as you don't copy the name of an actual organization.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,316
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Bad Idea To Use Swear Word in Domain Name and Content?

I think swearing works better if people understand why you're doing it and there's a good reason for it. 'No Bullshit' is kind of a general statement and to be honest its so overused these days -- it...
Forum: Social Media 7th July 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Advice Needed...

I suggest looking into the social safety net in your area. You'll be a better worker if you're not worrying about meeting basic needs.

That being said, if you are looking to make a few bucks...
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By DavidTile
Re: This sales letter decides if I get a job. Any input is appreciated

The first couple responses from Angie and Rick have it right. You should be talking about your audience (the Copy Chief) first. However, I'd start by telling him/her you noticed what their...
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 972
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Deadline Monday, Place to test slogans/ad copy?

Why not ask potential customers to take the "Speed Test Challenge" and see how fast their internet could be?
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,241
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Copyediting Tips Please

75 percent of writing is editing. I always try to get concepts down first, then revise, revise, revise.
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,346
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How Did You Get To Write Such Great Copy ?

The most important lesson when writing anything? "Show, don't tell" -- meaning don't tell your reader a steak is "delicious"; show them -- by writing that a steak knife "cut through it like butter,...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By DavidTile
Re: The perfect balance between pitch and value?

A sales pitch is ultimately dependent on the product or service being offered. If its a meal at the best restaurant in town, then a hard pitch is completely appropriate. If its web design or...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By DavidTile
Re: "How To Stay Out of Trouble While Developing a Great Reputation": A Guide for Newbie Copywriters

Jason, the scenario you describe happens all the time, but ultimately freelancers need to learn how spot a potentially bad client through experiences -- and yes getting burned from time to time. I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th July 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Cold Calling in Europe

Cold calling is a tough road to travel. Prepare yourself for a lot of rejection or possibly outright rudeness. Better to make some new connections or work your existing ones.
Forum: Social Media 6th July 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How do likes work?

For both your personal page and business page - FB's algorithm decides what fans/friends see and don't see based on several factors, such as previous engagement, post engagement, page popularity,...
Forum: Copywriting 6th July 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Copywriting that sells

Yes, tell your story -- but don't make it about you. What I mean is, in discussing yourself make sure your giving value to your reader and showing them how a DVD will give them even more value.
Forum: Social Media 6th July 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,666
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Leaving Youtube comments

This comes across as nicely-worded spam, IMO. To be honest, YouTube comments are the dregs of the internet. I wouldn't associate with any of the garbage that gets posted in the YouTube comments...
Forum: Social Media 6th July 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,353
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Facebook vs. All Social Media sites

Your social media profile shouldn't constantly be selling to followers. Instead, it should be posting interesting content related to your product and genuinely interacting with other on the site.
Forum: Social Media 6th July 2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,189
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Posting same content on all social media networks?

Most business post the same content across all their profiles, usually with minor tweaks.
Forum: Social Media 6th July 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Social Media Advise on my idea

Sounds like a great idea! You could definitely establish multiple social profiles so that people can track your preparation, progress and ultimate success. I'd suggest doing a blog, Instagram,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How often do you do it?

I'd say twice a week at a minimum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 574
Posted By DavidTile
Re: A little tip on price display (most do it all wrong)

The second one does look better, but ultimately it comes down to the offer and if its a good deal.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,469
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Making money within 60 days have $100

Your should be thinking in terms of years, not months. And you should expect to fail and learn from your mistakes. Almost impossible to hit a home run in your first time at bat.
Forum: Social Media 30th June 2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 773
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Goolge+ Communities no traffic?

You really need to look around to find quality social media groups, a lot are very spammy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How often do you do it?

Search social media for material and set up a Google Alert for relevant news to write about or comment on.
Forum: Email Marketing 30th June 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By DavidTile
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By DavidTile
Re: freelancing contract

You could also bring up the possibility of deadlines for both work delivered and payment delivered. Frame it as a way to protect you both.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By DavidTile
Re: What do you feel should be included in a course on building a sustainable online business

You should include a section on social media. Its here to stay and the ability to build a following is a powerful skill that every company in every industry wants.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Tech / Industrial Content and Inbound Marketing

You might be best just looking for 'Remote' or 'Telecommute" jobs on sites like Indeed, Monster, etc. I see a lot of postings for Technical Writers and this sounds like what you do, yeah?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 30th June 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,089
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Started my online store any tips or tricks?

Facebook's newest algorithm might confine your reach. I'd try posting to Twitter as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By DavidTile
Re: WANTED: Who makes the best and cheapest mass Twitter follower and unfollower tool?

I wouldn't buy followers since most people know they can be bought. This cheapens the effect of having a large following.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By DavidTile
Re: freelancing contract

I would nicely ask him about his long-term plans with respect to your working relationship. You may want to negotiate your way out of this one if you are feeling uncomfortable with it.
Forum: Social Media 30th June 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Facebook likes

I don't think they would ever publicly acknowledge the problem, but they must realize it damages their site's credibility and are therefore probably taking steps against it.
Forum: Social Media 29th June 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Facebook likes

Page interactions make likes less relevant, but I also wonder if Facebook is going to eventually start cracking down on fake Likes...
Forum: Social Media 29th June 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,571
Posted By DavidTile
Re: 2 Ways To Automate Traffic To Your Blog

Hootsuite is pretty good and appears to be popular among industry pros.
Forum: Social Media 29th June 2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How do you promote your brand on social media - Using Hashtags?

Seems like you're using hashtags to say, "HEY LOOK AT THIS" instead of, "You guys are taking about this topic and here's my contribution to that conversation." Try that approach and you'll have more...
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 933
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Hashtags on Instagram

It might not be your hashtag that's the problem -- it could be your content. Make sure tagged pictures are engaging compared to other tagged images when they all pop up in a search.
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How do you promote your brand on social media - Using Hashtags?

Maybe your hashtags are too general on Twitter. Trying tweaking them a bit to stand out, but make sure its a hashtag that people are interested in.
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Best Way to Gain Traffic on Twitter?

Its pretty simple really. Just approach it like you're going to a cocktail party -- don't only talk about yourself and take an interest in what others are saying.
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By DavidTile
Re: What is the best way to learn how to market on social media sites?

Don't think of social media as a way to sell something. Approach it as a way to communicate with people in your niche and potential customers. Building relationships is its own form of marketing.
Forum: Email Marketing 25th June 2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By DavidTile
Just Pulled Almost 4k Records from Junk Site, Need Help...

Hey There,

So I just pulled almost 4,000 user records (with email of course) from one of my "junk" sites, called Cover-Guru.com. I call it a junk site because I don't pay any attention to it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Single Parenting Niche

Do some research and ask your sister if she has any annoying problems unique to being a single mom. You may be surprised to find its something other than parenting/dating (highly competitive niches...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Plain text or HTML email?

HTML emails are definitely better -- if done tastefully. It much harder to direct a reader's eyes using just text.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,283
Posted By DavidTile
Re: SEO is becoming clearer...

If you're paying for traffic, you better hope your site already has its SEO (and other things) together. SEO should be part of your digital brick and mortar.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 556
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How can I ranked up my website

Haven't been to your page after some said it didn't look "trustworthy" but it sounds like you are doing some old school, color-by-numbers Grey Hat SEO. The exact type of thing Google actively works...
Forum: Social Media 24th June 2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Twitter embedded image sizes/positioning

What's the word? Any progress?
Forum: Social Media 23rd June 2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Myths Noobie Marketers Believe about Facebook

Completely disagree with #1. Every brand, large or small, wants to make an emotional connection with their customers. FB offers the chance to do that.
Forum: Social Media 23rd June 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How to increase Twitter followers safely?

Try to take interest in what others are Tweeting and have genuine interactions with them. Don't just spray and pray your Tweets.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 790
Posted By DavidTile
Re: On raising prices

Like asking for a raise, you should raise prices from a position of strength. If business is booming, then go for it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By DavidTile
Re: How to sell eBook

I'm gonna say avoid paying for reviews and promote for free on social media. Post daily and people will find your eBook.
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Thoughts on Copybloggers course?

The best way to get better to to regularly write and read the type of copy you are interested in doing (blogging, news, social media). The forums can be a great place to get honest feedback about...
Forum: Social Media 20th June 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By DavidTile
Re: facebook reach

Starting in March/April, FB started making major tweaks to its News Feed algorithm. Many businesses have been grumbling about getting less reach because of them.
Forum: Social Media 20th June 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By DavidTile
Re: Twitter embedded image sizes/positioning

Looking forward to hearing the results of your hard work! I wonder if you might have to adjust images on a post-by-post basis.
Forum: Social Media 20th June 2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By DavidTile
Re: The Hard Truth About FB Reach

pr0digy is right. For newbies, even good, original content (or crappy trolling content) will have a hard time cracking through into News Feeds, thanks to the latest FB algorithm. If you're starting...
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