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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 744
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: The only marketing stat that matters

Pretty much the same goes with traffic numbers - everybody assumes without questioning that traffic = money, but in reality nothing could be further from the truth! It's all about how you can CONVERT...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Vendors Watch Out For Affiliate Fraud

Hi All,

Just wanted to put in my 5 cents - same thing happened to me, but luckily I spotted it on time - after the first chargeback I realized something dodgy was going on.

But here's what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Delivering video content with eBook

Yes, I'm aware of it but I just came to realize that I can't please everyone. Mac market is growing but PC users constitute the overwhelming majority of my target audience so a few lost sales was a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 770
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Delivering video content with eBook

It is possible!

I was facing the same dilemma a while back, and all I kept thinking of was two options:

* membership site with streamed videos
* some sort of an eBook solutions where videos...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How much time did your first earning take?

It might not be relevant to the bottom line, but it's unforgettable...

I still remember when I pulled in the first sale through Clickbank - pure thrill and exhilaration for getting measly $27 or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: [Tutorial] How I earned $5,000 with Youtube marketing

I agree that YouTube traffic is highly targeted and getting decent amount of views and clicks is relatively easy. I, for example, never resorted to any specific video promotion activities on YouTube...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Please help what am i doing wrong?

For the most part in this case it's the product descriptions that would do the trick of pulling in organic traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How Do Build a Solid Information Marketing Business/ System?

Here's a foolproof plan (worked for me and loads of others):

1. Choose a topic you can write the hell out for the next 2 - 3 years at least.

2. Start a blog which is the most common personal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,951
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: how to grow my list?

If you have a website, you may wan to create a freebie - an eBook or a report - and give it away for free in exchange for a name an an e-mail address.

Read this article on my blog about my latest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,951
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: how to grow my list?

If you have a website, you may wan to create a freebie - an eBook or a report - or give it away for free in exchange for a name an an e-mail address.

Read this article on my blog about my latest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How much time did your first earning take?

The very first money I made online was about 6 years ago when I built my first affiliate website dedicated to belly jewelry. When I got the first commission about 3 months after running the site I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Please help what am i doing wrong?

I browsed your shop a little bit, and here's my five cents:

1. Try to change the font on the header, navbar and home page descriptions. It's hard to read, and it will put people off.

2. As far...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Membership site management

I believe that ultimately the product format is irrelevant - downloadable product, membership site or a physical product.

At the end of the day it's all about creating great content - articles,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: What's good conversion %?

Here's a couple screenshots of performance of a couple of my affiliates - just goes to show how CR can vary depending on how targeted their traffic is!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,750
Posted By SpicyRobby
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: One thing I don't get about niches

The actual domain name doesn't matter as much as you may think. Of course, it's useful to have a keyword in it - but only from your target market's point of view.

If you're writing about golf and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,750
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: What type of video camera do you use for YouTube videos?

Thanks, I'm glad you found the tutorial useful!

As for Cannon HD and Kodak - I remember looking at them at the time of choosing a camera for myself, but eventually I opted for Flip Mino because of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,455
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: WP Theme Decision: Optimizepress alone or w/Thesis?

I'm using Thesis and I like it for its customization features. You can choose between 1 or 2 sidebars, you can set the width of all sections, choose how many blog posts you want to feature, customize...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,750
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: What type of video camera do you use for YouTube videos?

I'm using Flip Mino:

* super simple
* HD quality
* you can upload directly to YouTube or import videos into Camtasia

You can read a blog post I recently wrote about my YouTube studio set-up -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,014
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: What to write about when you've covered your niche?

Write more articles about the same topics, using the same keywords, that's what I do all the time!

Believe me, you can easily get 300 articles worth of content out of what you know! ;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: What's Your Niche?

English fluency improvement - here's my blog English Harmony | Improve Spoken English | English Confidence System (http://englishharmony.com/)



My own experience lead me to realize that there's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How can I rank for this keyword?

I tried a while back to see if such directory backlinks have any weight - I came to a conclusion they're worthless. Submitting articles and doing guest blogging on good websites is a better idea, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Making a Website into a Book

I can't see why that would be a problem as far as you're the creator of that content!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Making a Website into a Book

When someone lands on your website, they don't see what your whole website entails!

Currently I'm working on the same thing - I've published nearly 200 blog posts on my blog, so now I'm going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,573
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Why do some people say it's not about the money?

My guess is that when the big dough starts rolling in and you don't have to STRUGGLE any more, it ceases to be the end of it all. By and large however, you're correct - it's all semantics and we're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How do i progress my website?

No probs, glad to help! ;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,406
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: So how much money do you really make?

Primary way - blogging and YouTube marketing. Natural traffic generated by those activities results in and around about 2.5K revenue a month (minus hosting, design work, affiliate commissions).
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How do i progress my website?

Here's my 5 cents - maybe make the blog posts a bit easier to read.

I browsed around your site a bit and one thing that immediately crossed my mind was - the font size is a bit to small; maybe you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,901
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Have you quit your 9-5 job?

Having a 9-5 job isn't the worst thing in the world! Although I make decent money from my blog (not the one in the signature, it's called English Harmony), I still have a job because I have more than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Publish Now vs Scheduled posts

I also used to publish blog posts right away; now I'm aiming for having 3 blog posts lined up for publishing and I post them twice a week. I takes pressure off my writing work because I don't have to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Any Ideas On How To Monetize My Website?

How much traffic have you been getting to your blog? If it's anything less than 100 visitors per day, you may find yourself struggling to convert sales indeed!

Two years ago my EnglishHarmony...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Can anyone tell me how to create good videos?

It's nearly the same exact combination I use for my YouTube video production except I use Mino Flip, Greenscreen Wizard for removing the green screen and Camtasia for video production.

Can't go...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How to track Youtube videos stats?

When logged into your YouTube account, click on the drop-down menu on the top-right corner of the YouTube home page.

Then click on Video Manager and you'll see a list of all your uploaded videos....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How to market a cheap product?

How about start a blog on your website and create regular content?

It's almost guaranteed to start driving some traffic to your site and you don't have write stuff about the product ONLY - you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Help me make a 6 months plan

It's not a definite indicator for a niche's profitability; personally I would look at how many competing websites there are - simple as that!



It's definitely the best thing you could do!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Finished My E-book, Now What?

I was in the same position a couple years ago. The only thing that worked for me was... surprise, surprise! - creating good quality content and publishing it on my blog!

By now I have nearly 200...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Video Marketing Paralysis: Get on Board or Get Left Behind

One of my most watched YouTube videos is where I filmed myself while having a walk and talking into the camera. It's amassed more views than any of my standard studio productions. It's not always...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Video Marketing Paralysis: Get on Board or Get Left Behind

One of the main reasons why written word, in my opinion, is never going to be fully replaced by video is the simple fact that you can't scan a video in a few seconds and decide whether it's worth...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Using different business names on paypal?

Personally I've been selling two unrelated info products in the past and I used two different PayPal accounts. I don't think there's a way of customizing business names for each product as far at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Help, My Landing Page Sucks!

Hi Gary,

If I were you, I'd remove bold formatting from the block of text on the left. It makes it very difficult to scan - you may want to emphasize the main points only instead of the whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How to create a video for youtube?

Hi Jimmy,

You need a couple of studio lights, a green screen, a piece of software to replace the green screen with a background image, and a camera.

I'm using Flip Mino which is one of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Selling 52 Audio Tips...as a CD Rom set, what would the Price margin of the Physical set be ?

I'd say you should try two price points - $47 and $67 and see which one pulls in more revenue. 47, 67, 97 are price points I've always gone with as it's been proven visitors find these particular...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Please Help - I Need Guidance!

Hi,

Start creating valuable content and put it up on your website and stop being obsessed with SEO stuff, simple as!

I was in your shoes some time ago and it took me a good while to figure out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2010, 03:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Something to Laugh About

I think they're making good money from this crap judging by their Alexa ranking 20 865. Even if their conversion rate is as low as 0.1% they're laughing all the way to the bank!

Of course it's sad...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2010, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Newbee warrior

Hi Epictetus,

Do you plan to set up your own website to sell your work or use Amazon.com and other outlets?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Fastest way to drive niche targeted traffic to your site

I was trying to go this way and found out the hard way that by trying to do a hundred things at a time you can't really focus on any of them...

I'd say stick with a few strategies and devote more...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 19th June 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 150,820
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Easily the BEST Link Building Service in WF at Unbelievable prices! [Changes as per new rules of

Hi Sidley,

Just a quick update as promised. A coupla weeks ago I bought your package and got ranked on the 5th page on Google under the main keyword.

Today I'm on the top of the second page -...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 8th June 2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 150,820
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Easily the BEST Link Building Service in WF at Unbelievable prices! [Changes as per new rules of

Hi Sidley,

Just wanted to let you know that I'm quite surprised to find my salespage English Harmony | Improve Spoken English|Improve Spoken English Naturally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: How do I build a "learn spanish site"

I was thinking the same about English learning forums. Nah... Doesn't work, 'cause language learning forums generally don't allow any links nor even any promotional hints...

I guess it might be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,275
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Anyone know how to move header links to footer in wordpress?

Hi Mike,

Go to the 'Editor' link under 'Appearance' on the left hand side menu; then choose the footer.php file on the right hand side.

To edit the links just modify the first div section in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Affiliate Marketing - Who are the best?

100% right!

I had a bunch of affiliate websites selling body jewelry via CJ - amazing results! (sold them when started my latest venture).

I guess 99% of affiliate marketers rush into info...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,512
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Product Launches in non-im niches, do they work?

I respect your opinion. However, I can't see how someone will pay big money for bottle collecting tips. IM marketing and money-making niches are more like B2B market. It's common practice that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Serious help needed

This was also my biggest obstacle. I had like a dozen of different projects and eventually didn't get anything done! Now I've two projects and a detailed step-by-step plan for both of them. Works...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,512
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Product Launches in non-im niches, do they work?

Well... I did a launch back in January.

Niche - English language learning.

Product - video course.

Price - 97$.

Mailing list conversion rate - 1.6%
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,512
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Product Launches in non-im niches, do they work?

Which gives as - Internet Marketers - an unfair advantage, doesn't it? :-)

Another reason to expand into other niches!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,512
Posted By SpicyRobby
Re: Product Launches in non-im niches, do they work?

Thanks for pointing this out! ;-)

What I meant is - if you sell two different info products in two different niches for the same price, you'll definitely get bigger conversion out of the IM and...
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