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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,590
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Selling 'Make Money Online' Unethical?

Oops! That posted before I was finished. I was going to add that nevertheless I don't think my time was wasted. Now that I've stopped chasing the 'make money in your sleep doing nothing worthwhile'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,590
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Selling 'Make Money Online' Unethical?

I agree. I spent about ten years studying various areas of internet marketing, buying a lot of products and attending a few high-priced courses, etc. I tried out a few things, but it seemed like the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th October 2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,039
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: My second day with Kajabi. The Good The Bad and The UGLY!!

No need for that-- at least if you have Windows. Just hit the Prt Sc (print screen) button on the functions part of the keyboard (the part at the top that has F1, F2, etc.) That will copy whatever is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,981
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: WARNING: Before You Say Something Know What You Are Talking About

A-a-r-g-g-h! Stab from the past... the last time I heard these fatal words pronounced I was 17 and parading around in a cape and silver lame. Sheesh. You had to remind me of that...

P.S. Johnny...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th October 2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Feng Shui - Any experiences, anyone... ?

I use a book called "Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life" by Karen Rausch Carter. She teaches a simplified method which I gather many traditional feng shui practitioners look down on. For my purposes--...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,319
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Why I Don't Read Paul Myers' Sales Letters Any More...

Michael- Nope, I'm a much older wanderer-- and female. The avatar is a logo my artist brother-in-law drew for me in 1998 when I made my first attempt at an internet business. The business didn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,319
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Why I Don't Read Paul Myers' Sales Letters Any More...

I agree, but not because you need to feel 'rational' (it's plenty rational to buy from someone who not only has a great reputation, but has never disappointed in any way). You need to read to see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,237
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: How to ETHICALLY Get a Discount on YOUR IM Purchase

That sounds like an excellent idea to me. That would really get my attention-- and respect. If you combined it with a newsletter that had some useful information I bet you'd build a big list quite...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,521
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: I know it's unethical, but...

Seeing any kind of income claim tends to set off alarm bells with me. I don't even really care if it's true or not. What I want to know about a product is: What is it designed to do? Is what it's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th August 2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,546
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: I remember when a coke was only 5¢

That's in 2006 dollars-- meaning that in 1913 the average worker was living on the equivalent of about $15,000 today. (I couldn't find the actual number, but I believe it was in the $100's. $1 a day...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th August 2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,832
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Procastination is probably major cause of failure- agree?

I agree completely. I've saved myself from some serious mistakes by being a 'good' procrastinator. Thinking seriously about why you aren't doing something is important. Your subconscious may have...
Forum: Copywriting 4th August 2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: The Great Wombat Debate

Well, it's hard to disagree with the Wombat Report in theory. Nobody wants to see good writing sacrificed to outdated grammar rules that are hardly ever used in spoken English. As Winston Churchill...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th August 2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,317
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: What's the first computer game you remember playing?

Empire and Dungeons and Dragons on the old PLATO project in 1972. I didn't play Airfight so much because I hit the wrong key and shot down a friend by mistake-- and he retaliated by shooting me out...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 4th August 2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: The Power of Aged Domains and Ecommerce

Well, now, I was actually finding the, "I've actually been selling online this length of time so it's not a lie" line pretty reasonable until this post. I might think that finding a way to make more...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,546
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: I remember when a coke was only 5¢

Well, you remember a different America than I do. When I bought my first gold in about 1970 it was to make jewelry-- which was good, because it was still illegal to own gold otherwise. (You could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: where to learn web design

One of the best set of free tutorials I know is Dave's site http://www.davesite.com
He has tutorials on html, css and a good article on picking a host. The really nice thing about it is that he has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: WP theme that is similar to this layout?

I've been using Atahualpa for just about everything lately. It can get frustrating and fiddly, trying to figure out which margins to set, but you can't beat it for customization.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: TWITTER

The simplest explanation is just that some spammer has hijacked your account. Have you tried just resetting your password? Other than that... You didn't click on any of those 'How to get thousands of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Develop a Relationship w/ Your Email list?

Good responses here. I would just like to echo what someone else said, which as that most people DON'T respond. As long as they're opening (and presumably reading) your e-mails, that's fine. It's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st August 2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,546
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: I remember when a coke was only 5¢

Now this really brings back memories. Getting a television was a huge deal. We got our first one-- a small black and white one on a rolling cart-- in 1958, when I was 5. My mother wouldn't have it in...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st August 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,828
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Sarcasm and know it alls when you are new to a forum

Oh look. Someone's made Paul a flambe for his birthday. Unfortunately it looks about as appetizing as the skewered scorpions on offer in China...

Getting back to the original post, I don't hang...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th July 2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,053
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: What is your favorite Beer??

Depends on where I am. Should be draft, as close to the source as possible (the reason why microbrews are usually good), poured by an expert, stored in a fairly deep cellar (preferably stone-lined)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th July 2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: After extensive testing...

Just being snotty. I have no clue what a blanchette is and know nothing about Czech absinthe- other than that I like it and a friend who's fairly knowledgeable keeps begging me to bring or send him...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,535
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Your favourite quotes?

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

"When things are at their worst, turn towards...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: After extensive testing...

French... eh. Now the Czech absinthe-- that's special! (But still not nearly as good as Czech beer.)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,993
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: How did you find the Warrior Forum?

I got in through reading Paul Myers' newsletter. It was already free-- but I did join the war room when it was still $10.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,846
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Which Wordpress theme do you use?

Count me as another Atahualpa lover. Easiest theme to customize I've found.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 10,815
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: 98% Of Salesletters To Become Illegal Soon? What's The Warrior Solution? :)

If, by 'anywhere else', you mean Nigeria, yes. Most European countries, however, have long had much stricter advertising laws than we do. My German friend couldn't let her site go live until she'd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 662
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Is Twitter Working For You?

I'm crazy about Twitter, but I don't know if it's 'working'. I don't think it's a good tool for direct marketing, but for research and connecting with people or staying connected it's awesome!

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,022
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: VIDEO: How I got 900+ followers on Twitter with 3 hours of work...

Twitter is an incredible tool for a lot of purposes, but just using it to collect random followers or trying to make direct pitches on it is a sad waste of both its powers and your time.

Ways in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,134
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Does Warren Buffet Twitter?

Well, that's one way of looking at it, but the lesson I think I would draw from this is that Buffet does things his own way and doesn't worry about what everyone else is doing. And he respects others...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Using adwords to send traffic to your blog

I've set up my first campaign and will be trying it with a very limited budget shortly. It's really just to get a feel for how it works. I want to be prepared when I have something substantial to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: What Do You Do With People With Unreasonable Expectations?

Huh? Like who??? Honestly, I know more than a few really nice and conscientious people who feel that they personally should sacrifice their time and energy to any selfish twit who demands it-- but no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 964
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: what should a broke newbe do to make money?

The answer to not having experience is to get some. And unlike offline work, you can get that experience easily and free online. A blogger or a squiddoo page doesn't cost anything. There are also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 635
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Why build a list if you can't communicate with your list as frequently as you love to???

There are people who e-mail once a week or more whose e-mails I always open. There are people who e-mail less frequently but whose e-mails I rarely read. It makes a difference how well they write,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 970
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Help - Getting traffic, but zero sales. Why?

If you hate hype and what you've written strikes you as hype, then that's a major problem, and the one you need to start with. If you are at all like your target audience, then it's likely that what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Does paypal consider $7 script an MLM program?

I bought the $7 Secrets Script as part of a package from Paul Myers. He explains the problem with selling it the way it was originally presented and said he thought the author had changed the way he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,171
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Need your advice..bought 15 million leads..

Wow. The sheer level of cluelessness takes the breath away.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: WordPress Stats

Your webhost almost certainly has a stat package of it's own. I checked the wiki on mine and got the code to put in so that it would show up with a wordpress site. Check the help files your host...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Is this niche profitable in English speaking populations?

Zsolt-- psychology and self-help are definitely popular niches in the US-- and yes, I think it would be an excellent area to get into. I've spent quite a bit of time in Central Europe and agree that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: $1000 a month to invest - What would you do?

I agree with Ralf. Until you know exactly what you want to do, it would be very easy to waste a lot of money without having anything to show for it. Decide on a plan and buy only what you need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,873
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: A Revelation (That will make you a lot of money)

Keith, this is great stuff. Thanks for reminding me of the Learn, Do, Teach model. A coach suggested it several years ago as a particularly good model for people like me, who love to learn new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

Could it be that this kind of comment--



is what Marcia was referring to? I wouldn't, myself, characterize fart jokes as an expression of opinion, but to each his own.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

I believe I stated that I probably wouldn't buy anything without a refund policy. And that I might from someone who had already built a relationship of trust with me. My wanting to see a refund...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

Okay, happy to comply. See how easy it is? Oh, wait... I not only don't feel entitled, but I never ask for refunds-- even when I probably should. So I guess I wasn't really the kind of customer you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

Wait a minute-- when you don't offer a refund policy or when you have a 'no refunds' policy? There's a huge, gaping difference between those two. If you don't state your refund policy up front then I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

And notice also

I'm sure several of the responders here would qualify for that.

I also agree 100% with this:


If the product is even halfway decent I'm sure there will be many more, like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2008, 05:10 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,336
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Not offering a 100% no questions asked refund policy means look out your being scammed... WRONG!

It's true there's no general right to a refund in the US (although there is in some countries) but most states require that you post your refund policy prominently. If you don't, the default...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,784
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Yahoo Answers is seriously run by idiots

Hmm. I just started answering questions on yahoo answers after starting Jeremy's IM bootcamp. I was already noticing that there were a lot of crackpot responses, and people being given negative...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,065
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: I Don't Want to See this Become the Norm

A blunt question: if that's your opinion, why are you wasting time reading and answering on this thread? Take your own advice!

Now, if anyone cares, I'll throw out my opinion. I'll forgive almost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Great product, erm, about this marketing thingy?

Bigsofty-- I'm not the person to answer your questions, but I'm intrigued by your software. Could you send me a pm with the link?

You say you're getting 50 unique visitors a day. It sounds like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,297
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Bootleggers made money during the Great Depression, so who stands to make money now?

Corwin-- Chris is right. The equivalent of bootleggers-- people selling illegal products that are in demand-- make money in any market. If your grandparents are in their late 80's they were children...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,297
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Bootleggers made money during the Great Depression, so who stands to make money now?

Anything to do with recycling. Vegetable gardening and rabbit and chicken raising. Anything that saves money.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,921
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: College or IM ? Need your opinion !

Trenz-- since I lived in your part of the world for a long time, I think I know where both you -- and your parents-- are coming from. I'm going to recommend something a little different that might...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,836
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: The number 1 newbie frustration

Geomat said:



Are you kidding me? How about 'Save money! Learn to spot all the clever psychological tricks that practically pull your cash out of your pocket!' Hell, all you have to do is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By The Wanderer
Re: Another Offline Angle

True, which is one reason why small businesses really need consultants skilled in internet and mobile phone marketing. Because you do IM it's probably easy for you to see the value of adding it to an...
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