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Forum: Copywriting 31st December 2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: She Was Screaming My Name...

The mistake is not only calling them idiots, but making your audience feel like idiots, without coming out and saying it. I see that copy mistake made more frequently than you'd think.

To...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th November 2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 305
Posted By Steve Faber
RE: Tips for getting more email opens?

The subject line is vital, obviously. If it doesn't get opened, it doesn't get read. To craft a great subject line, you must know your audience, their problems, and their true motivations.

I...
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: One way to learn about copywriting.

If you can move people to a desired action with words, you're a copywriter. If you can do it consistently, you're a good one. If you can do it against their will or change their minds, you're a great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,816
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

It's not rocket science, it's math. Yeah, so maybe you were told there would be no math, but I digress. In native English speaking, first world countries, a professional writer must be able to put a...
Forum: Copywriting 25th February 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Email Copy For Non IM Sales...What to do?

Branding is an integral part of marketing.
My 0.02
Forum: Copywriting 21st February 2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: looking for tips for my crappy blog

2 things:

1) You can't sell people on the fact that you know what you're doing and are successful at it, when your site's appearance says otherwise. Whoever said 1997 nailed it.

2) Headline
"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,271
Posted By Steve Faber
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd July 2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Your feedback on my site Please ?

Here are my quick observations:

1) Your main navbar is very hard to read because the contrast is poor. Lose the style, and just go with dark gray text on white.

2) Move your paypal down below...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Crap! WP Theme Update Wiped Out Changes

I hope it's not already too late, but they typically BU on Sunday. You need to contact them ASAP to see if they havbe already overwritten with the new one.
Forum: Copywriting 12th October 2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Good reasons to charge more not less for your copywriting expertise

In the video "If you give me a great price on this one, I'll be back with a whole lot more" is not only one ofthe great lies in copywriting, it is one of the great lies for business in general. Don't...
Forum: Copywriting 10th October 2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: ANY help whatsoever will be greatly appreciated! Need some extra tips for improving page convers

Here is the Internet Marketing Info the "Gurus" Keep Under Wraps, Dangling Forever Just Out Reach, and I'm Giving it to You For Free......

CONGRATULATIONS! Your Online Success is Determined by...
Forum: Copywriting 9th October 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: The Best Active Copywriting Blogs?

Michael Fortin's is good, and I've gotten plenty of good stuff from Copyblogger.

Here's a list on Copyblogger of 15 great copywriting blogs you can check out.

15 Copywriting and Content...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,959
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: READ THIS NOW! STOP F@$#ING Around And Start Building A Successful Online Consulting Business To

You didn't just hit the nail on the head, you pounded it clean through the whole damn log!

If you're modeling your "offline" business on the IMer/MMO niche, you're missing the mark by a mile....
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Possible issue with rental site

look for the free secure contact form plugin for WP. I've been using iot for years and it works great. Very flexible, and obviously. it's free..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Buying sites that are making money already.

That site has an ALexa ranking of over 17 million. That means it is getting virtually no traffic, if I use some of my niche sites and their Alexa rankings as a comparison.

I am not out and out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th July 2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: 1800 number for roofing client?

Callfire works well, and you can use them for both the 800 and local numbers. It is smart to get multiple numbers so you can track swhere the calls come from. For example, you can have one on a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd June 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,865
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Mobile for Car Dealers? Anyone else?

I agree, the pricing is way too low here. Think about the long term viability of your business model. You are goiong to need hundreds of dealer accounts in order to have a viable, sustainable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,001
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Charity shops...content gold mine...EH????

It's is stealing if you copy it. If you completely rewrite it, it's called inspiration.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,955
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: if you act like a 2 dollar whore, your going to get treated like one.

For those of you who insist on selling your expertise for an hourly rate that ignores the specialized knowlege value backing it up, I give you this.

There was a company who was getting a boiler...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd March 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,210
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: ALERT: Google's New Attack On "Overly Optimized Sites"

Google is helping naturally well-written content rank well.... except that in many cases they're really not. What it apears they may be doing is helping their advertising partners with huge corporate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Steve Faber
Royalty Free Music - Cheap, Great Slection

I always see people here looking for music for their projects. Here i a great way to get a huge selection of royalty free music for about 99 cents a track, no memberships, nothing else to buy.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 984
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Beginner To IM A Long Journey..

CD is right on the money here. College isn't so much what they teach you, unless you're going for a technical field. Instead, your college experience will deliver several other very valuable things:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 984
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Beginner To IM A Long Journey..

Second the WR recommendation. It's a fantastic resource.
Sadly except for cold calling and picking up a bunch of offline clients in the next few days, or spending a bunch of money on a profitable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,787
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Website Is Finished! - Now what?

If it is well written, edited, and illustrated, you could not only sel it on Kindle, but dip your toe into the physical book areana with Amazon's Create Space, which is a print on demand way to sell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By Steve Faber
Powerful Tips to Start Making Bank With Video Marketing

I was pulled kicking and screaming into video marketing, although I was counseled to do so many years ago. It felt too difficult at the time, but eventually the benefits seemed too powerful too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,310
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Video Marketing = Money?

You Tube Marketing Tip:

With you tube, make the last part of your video, the part that contains the call to action, run about 45 seconds longer than it neds to.

Why?

Simple, if you do that,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Steve Faber
Blueprint for Digital Product Success from a Clickbank Gazilionaire

Want to succeed selling digital products? Uh, you're probabaly going to say a big, fat "yes!!" to that, unless you're feeling a bit feverish.

Check this out from Tim Feriss. It's a pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Help me brainstorm my product name?

How about:
Power Niches Now
Instant Super Niches
Niche Profit Powerhouse
Fast Niche Finder
Hot New Niches Now
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,121
Posted By Steve Faber
If You Run a Membership Site (or plan to) This is Pure GOLD

I ran across this this morning from Conversion Rate Experts about how they increased the paid subscription percentage of SEOmoz' already highly tested sales page by over 50%. You may have seen it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Yahoo Voices, Anyone? Anyone? Buehler?

It lets you submit articles, audio, and video content. I'm actually in the process of submitting an article now. It recommends articles of 350 - 500 words. Obviously they haven't met Google yet.The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,291
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Thinking Out Loud...WSO's/Products Being Shared Illegally...

Great, and much needed idea. Fighting the attitude that digital content is somehow free for the taking, simply because it exists only in 0s and 1s, will be much tougher. It will be easier to follow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: What Do Used Cars And Internet Marketing Have In Common? Today's Lesson...

It's all so true, and it's because Internet marketing isn't a business model. The Internet is merely a communication medium to facilitate whatever business model you're using. That's why all the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,163
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Ezinearticles decline continues

Noticed your sig.... I thought teens got pregnant the same way as everyone else....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 582
Posted By Steve Faber
I never Immagined Mobile Could be Doing This for Me, Is it For You?

I just checked in on Google Analytics, using their new interface, and drilled into the much greater granularity allowed now. I specifically looked at mobile which is now broken out to the extent you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,634
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Any Bloggers Earning 10K+ pm?`

I'd define blogging not so much by the platform, but by the activity, community, and interaction. The platforms such as WP merely facilitate everything.

Blogging is foremost a relationship...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Steve Faber
To All You Newbies Who Might Be Tempted to.....

To all you newbies who might be tempted to base your business on a free platform on which you have no control, please listen to the advice of more experienced marketers and save yourself plenty of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,656
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Google Demand Letter

Transfer your membership site to another domain ASAP, then send an email to your list, members and affiliates informing them of the change.

I would do that sooner, rather than later. Google has a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Top Traffic Sources

I use those you mentioned, plus the obligatory Squidoo lenses and hubpages. I also get significant traffic from affiliates.

Powerful Traffic Technique - with benefits

Here is a great way to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: The War Room - Is It Time?

Look at it in terms of ROI. You invest $37. Will you receive more money than that by using what is inside, so you'll have a positive ROI? Unless you're doing something very, very wrong, or doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 866
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Finding Micro Niches... Advice? Opinions? Etc...

Instead of starting small, Look for the big, in demand niche first, then find a subset of it. To do this, go to Amazon and see what's selling, using their best sellers list. Also go through your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: I'm looking for a membership plugin that will do this....

Check out WP e-member from tips and tricks HQ. I think it does what you need.
WordPress eMember - Easy to Use WordPress Membership Plugin | Tips and Tricks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,137
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: 10 Things I Wish I was Told When I First Started

True, but an oversimplification. The money is in your relationship with the people on your list, and your ability to elicit money from them. You can have a huge list, but if you have no, or a poor,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,446
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: After 24yrs of employment I'm now out of a job :(

Had that happen once, and it was no fun at all. We thought something was up when the owner was hanging out in her attorney's car for half an hour before we opened, then they came in, looking grim,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: There is Money to Be Made on Occupy Wall Street..Seriously

I actually have a grip, however I worry that much of the younger generation does not.

I see this all the time when hiring them. Too many have an entitlement mentality, and expect to be given the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: There is Money to Be Made on Occupy Wall Street..Seriously

It's ironic, really that thanks to the Internet, it has never been easier for the average person to make a substantial income, yet these protesters seem completely ignorant of that fact. Instead,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 42,398
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Anybody noticed Changes in Google SERP

1) People that are saying Google is penalizing sites that use Adsense need to take a step back and get away from the crack pipe. That makes absolutely no sense. They may be penalizing sites that are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,760
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Which Warriors Have Had The Most Influence On You

I have gained invaluable insight from many throughout the years, but here is my short list:

Eric Louviere
Chris Rempel
Kevin Riley
Allen Says
Ron Douglas
Frank Kern
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,969
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Is this for real? Every single niche is already owned by someone?

1 - A niche doesn't have to be untapped in order for you to make money from it. You don't even have to be Num 1 in G.

2 - There are new, "untapped" niches every day. 5 years ago, do you think the ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Quesiton about submitting articles

You will get better results from syndication in relevant content blogs, sites and news letters, than you will simply posting in the directories. Sure, they have their place, and you'll get backlinks,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Has Anyone Tried Actually Rank?

I'm a member as well, and have also been since the beginning. I joined basically on Chris's reputation alone, as everything else I've ever seen or gotten from him has been at least pretty darn good,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Expert's opinions wanted

Not only do I share Alexa's concerns, it makes your site just look plain, well, awful. You can get well ranked for highly contested keywords without having to resort to such tactics. Plus, as was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 13,260
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Newbies This Is How The Real Money Is Made Online!

Look on Amazon's best seller section to get an idea of what types of info products are selling well. Then find one niche on that list that you already have some knowledge in. The niches won't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Steve Faber
Why High Bounce Rates Don't Always Mean Your Site Sucks

Conventional wisdom is that bounce rates over about 80% means your site is substandard and that visitors aren't finding what they need, so they're off to seek said info in another place. That is not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: A different Kindle thread - a writer's point of view

There are always those that take a shortcut, not to be confused with working smart instead of just hard, and in the process ruin things for everyone else. The Internet is replete with examples of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,379
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Amazon To TERMINATE Affiliate Accounts In California

Jill lives in California and owns an online business that uses the Amazon associates program to generate revenue. She sells a pair of Nike shoes on Amazon through her site. She makes the 6% Amazon...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By Steve Faber
Re: Interesting Question: Why no Clickbank Vendors for Clothing?

You can't digitally download clothing (yet)
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