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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By IGotMine
Re: Turning blog visitors into buyers?

Which Youtube pretty much killed four or five years ago. That's when I quit promoting guitar lessons as it was no longer profitable.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 14th November 2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Importexport
Re: Selling coffee...

I agree with the idea of getting your brand sorted before you start test marketing. Your brand name, logo, label, packaging, can all make or break a start up and the coffee business is very...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 10th November 2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By BradKasten
Re: Selling coffee...

I think Dave is onto something with the free plus shipping offer.

Before I did anything I would get your branding dialed in and make sure all the logistics are in place.

Coffee is a commodity...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 10th November 2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: Selling coffee...

This is actually one of the few things where a free plus shipping arrangement could work out, as long as you don't try to make a profit on shipping.

This is what we call the "addict" market. They...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 23rd August 2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By dburk
Re: FB Ads funnel. Help me understand something...

Hi ElGuapo,

The 4 step marketing funnel is time tested concept that has worked consistently well for at least a century. It's called "full funnel marketing" and is a perennial marketing concept...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By Steve B
Re: How to capture more email addresses on a membership site?

What are your current members telling you about their paid membership? Do you have a high drop out rate? Or are they satisfied with the way things are and stay paid members for a year or more?

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Laksh
RE: Best practice for distributing a video?

In order to get more mileage out of each video, you need to make sure your video is ranking high on Google & Youtube.

Yes, it does make a difference when you upload video on you blog first and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Rory Singh
Re: Best practice for distributing a video?

1- Upload the video to you tube. This will get you more exposure and organic views.

2- Upload the video to Facebook. FB videos have larger thumbnails and are native giving you a higher CTR than if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2016, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Regional Warrior
Re: Advice needed for particular effect in videos

It is what they call a lower two thirds and most video editors will do them even camtasia !
I would look around on the web you may pick up some freebie to practice on

Once you get that right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By Halifax
Re: Advice needed for particular effect in videos

You want to look at "titling" in your video software. Most basic video creation tools have some kind of titling available. If you want a "big gun" post-production tool that can do all kinds of fancy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: How Do You Write Content That Your "Target Audience" WANTS To Consume???

Questions like these come for one main reason: people don't know their target audience.

This is where the passion versus profit niche selection argument falls apart in my opinion. People with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,649
Posted By Bradley J Anderson
Re: if you bypass a one time offer and then ask to see it again, dont get upset when your told no ch

An OTO gives the illusion of scarcity, hoping the customer will act on impulse and buy. If the clock runs out on HSN, and I call and ask to purchase, they will gladly accept my order, though.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,649
Posted By velvet
Re: if you bypass a one time offer and then ask to see it again, dont get upset when your told no ch

Hi Robert Puddy,
interesting how different marketers think, in fact I find it amazing.

As a consumer, I just usually bypass any offer of scarcity on principle.

It's your choice to market that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,649
Posted By lgibbon
Re: if you bypass a one time offer and then ask to see it again, dont get upset when your told no ch

So the OP lost a sale.
Nothing smart about that.
And certainly no reason to start a thread about it.

The marketer with integrity is the one that gives me time to think about a purchase,
not one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By SpinnerHawk
Re: HOW TO MAKE A WORDPRESS WEBSITE – 2016

I think your question is too broad, plugins are really just tool that will help you to implement your goal, especially on your site.

To ask the forum to recommend any plugin, you have to tell us...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th December 2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 6,679
Posted By BigFrank
Re: States with higher minimum wage laws show faster job growth rates

We are the government. We elected those morons. People always talk about how rotten government is. Those desk are filled with real people (I use the term, loosely) that we sent to occupy them.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,855
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Here's How To Get People To Buy From You!

So, you are suggesting people lie, mis-represent, be opaque, etc.?

Here's a suggestion: Promote products or services that people actually want and/or need.

No hype and lies needed... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By discrat
Re: Don't give up!

Hey Michael,
Thanks for the Post. Yes, being persistence absolutely pays off.

But I will be honest, like others have said, this game is just not for everyone.

It really isn't. And just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: Don't give up!

Some people do need to give up.

I can define them to you.

It is the ones who keep doing the same thing over and over and keep expecting different results.

Or the ones who are doing nothing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 784
Posted By @tjr
Re: I have poor writing skills?

Regarding the bolded text: yes, when it comes to a personal blog. The OP, given the location of this post (an Internet Marketing forum), probably wants to blog and earn an income. In most cases, that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By kilgore
Re: Does Anyone Else Ignore The 100 Foot Long Landing Pages?

I think your issue has more to do with the quality of the sales pages than it does with the length of the sales pages. When customers start to notice the length of the sales pages, when they notice...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,520
Posted By discrat
Re: For Beginners: The niche you will always make money with.

Saw where they have one for 50 pullups but didn't see for 100.

Interesting concept, though.
As a fitness nut I honestly cannot even fathom doing 50 strict pul lups let alone 100.

Unbelievable...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd November 2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By Steve B
Re: I don't give up. And neither should you.

I have to agree with Robert, but my suggestion is that you give your business "your all" for 6 months.

If you haven't seen progress within your specific niche within that time frame (yes it's...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd November 2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By discrat
Re: I don't give up. And neither should you.

Yes I agree, persistence can really pay off.

But for some being too persistence and less realistic can be a problem as well.

For instance, if someone has been in IM for 3 years and has yet to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,335
Posted By Sarevok
Re: Nothing but scams...

Forget what others tell you to do.

Develop your own business plan.

;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th October 2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By Kurt
Re: Socially responsible capitalism in action

Yes, it zoomed right over our heads, as hot air always rises.

While the concept of competition is a vital part of a free market system, in a "free market", the market sets the price. In this...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd October 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 568
Posted By whateverpedia
Re: Socially responsible capitalism in action

That would be a fair market system. A free (meaning unfettered, unregulated) market encourages monopolies, cartels and oligarchies to develop.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By kilgore
Re: write a blog post in minimum time ?

Perhaps you'd be better off first working on producing quality posts. Then once you've gotten good at that you can try to develop techniques and methods to streamline your writing tineline...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 796
Posted By aspire7
Re: Does this bother you as a buyer?

Its a shame that marketing has become so competitive that people now see lies as the norm.
It can make giving something genuinely free or selling something truly great a lot harder.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,986
Posted By discrat
Re: About to Give up trying

This is a problem that many people have here; and actually many people in the World have as well.

It sounds cool, groovy, and far-out but then you have to come back to reality that you MUST put...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By Steve B
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By BernardR
Stop Chasing Start Building - How To Make Money Online

When I first got into IM I was absolutely in love with the concept.

My introduction was an eBook by a guy called Chris Carpenter called Google Cash (who remembers that classic).

Anyway it was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By eac113
Re: Is this a form of spam?

I know each one of you, like I know my own smell!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By Michael Shook
Re: Is this a form of spam?

I see you have a plethora of suggestions for the OP. :) Three Amigos is one of my favorite movies.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By drmani
Re: What are your best tips for starting a freelancer career from scratch?

One suggestion might be to narrow your focus by specializing in a niche.

As long as it is one that has demand and which you can serve uniquely, you can lower your competition and position yourself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 954
Posted By barbling
Re: How long/big is your freebie?

1 page. Works great.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th November 2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: College: good or bad?

College is always bad. Show me one person that went to college, that ever accomplished anything with their life.

I dropped out of high school, because I knew that it would open doors for me....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,242
Posted By salegurus
Re: Another Newbie Question - Looking for Direction

Damn your posts make no sense and you add no value whatsoever but i admire your drive to get you links out there...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st November 2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,995
Posted By Tom Addams
Re: You have $1,000,000. Invest it.

Now.

On the same page, we are, as Yoda might inform.

I began writing screenplays around 15 years ago. I did nothing with them, other than foist them on friends and family, until around half a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,741
Posted By JohnnyPlan
Re: Examples of sports niches?

You might focus on sports related subniches such as 'sports medicine' or 'common sports injuries'. If you're just a fan of sports and want to write about that, then you could adapt this idea by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By DaleRodge
Re: 1000$ to 10,000? Reachable Goal? Christmas?

If you could turn $1,000 into $10,000 in 30 days then that would mean you could turn $10,000 into $100,000 the next month and the month after that turn $100,000 into a million.

After 4 months of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th November 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
Posted By whateverpedia
Re: I Think A Major Intelligence Agency Is Following Me Around

Seriously dude, 2nd Amendment be damned. Someone as paranoid and delusional as you should never have access to anything more lethal than a water pistol. You are several accidents waiting to happen...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th November 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: I Think A Major Intelligence Agency Is Following Me Around

A few thoughts;

1) You make me glad I don't live in Florida.

2) If you actually get a handgun, I have a feeling we'll be hearing about you..and seeing your photo...pretty soon.

3) If you...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th November 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,512
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: I Think A Major Intelligence Agency Is Following Me Around

Greg, I'm reasonably confident that intelligence has no special interest in you.


Paul
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th November 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,488
Posted By sbucciarel
Not to Bring up Ferguson Again, but This To Me is Priceless

Ferguson has been debated to death, so I hesitated to even post this, but I do really hate the KKK and find most of Anonymous shenanigans fairly amusing. It appears that the KKK threatened violence...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By gregorybaskin
Looking To Brand Your Business Online, Need To Know What's The Right Colors?

Hey,

Real quick Warriors, I wanted to share a resource that I discovered while looking for colors to use on my brand.

Pay attention to the colors the successful corporations are using and why...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th November 2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,164
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: Professor Brian Cox says No Other Life In The Universe.

Expect it. The Mail Online "reporter" apparently thinks the terms galaxy and universe are interchangeable. The article is a piece of trash.

I watched all five episodes of Brian Cox's Human...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th November 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,164
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Professor Brian Cox says No Other Life In The Universe.

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Not so much, maybe, Kurt? I may be wrong, but I think he probably said that (if at all) quoting a "view" which he then discussed, rather than as a statement of his own opinion.

I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Martin Avis
Re: So Frustrated!

Having a good product is only a small part of the battle. Being able to make your audience want to buy is by far the larger hurdle.

1. Your post above is a stream of consciousness that is very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,370
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: How many IM out there never earn a single cents

Just to introduce a completely different perspective (;)), I strongly suspect that for very many of the people who earn nothing (or next to nothing), lack of taking action isn't actually their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,370
Posted By eric w
Re: How many IM out there never earn a single cents

There are many people in IM that don't make a single cent, but it is easier than you think to make money in IM.

There are 2 keys missing in most people that contribute to their lack of making...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,186
Posted By Steve B
Re: Launching a New Self help( Success) Product

I think the #1 most important thing you could do would be to show in step-by-step detail exactly how you have achieved a mindset and made millions yourself. Talk is cheap, but when you show how you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,960
Posted By jbsmith
Re: 17 Year Old Becomes Millionaire With Jewelry Company

Typically with these stories there is some trial and error involved - she may have come up with a few ideas first and then this one caught the eye of a few people and it went from there.
...
Forum: Website Design 25th April 2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Shaolinsteve
Re: Best way to deliver video content in a WP membership site?

Actually...

I think I misunderstood the question. Do you have a website that has a similar function to what you're looking for? There are Video Gallery plugins out there but we won't really know...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th April 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By SEODollz
Go Viral or Go Home - 5 Ways We Fail

Seems like SEOs are screaming "Content is king" from the rooftops these days. It's a rosy, happy idea: create amazing content, people love it, they share/link to you and BAM you GO VIRAL. We all want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,177
Posted By helpinghand182
Do people actually still fall for flimsy WSO comments?

Ever read a WSO and then the first three comments are something like

"OMG.I ....am........IN!!!! this is an incredible offer everyone should snap up now at this price it won't be around for...
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