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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,671
Posted By absoluteallen
Re: Does the Anxiety niche has any value?

The anxiety niche has value. But if your friend is thinking of banking off of anxiety sufferers it's not going to be easy.

I had anxiety disorder for 6 years. It wasn't pretty and I couldn't work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,230
Posted By TiffanyLambert
Re: Starting my own PLR store

I launched mine with a "Coming Soon" sign - zero packs on it. Started building a list.

Why?

Having very few pack doesn't make you look amateurish - it makes visitors feel like they've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 33,711
Posted By eibhlin
Re: Paid Article Writing

I can answer this, with over 20 years' experience writing articles, online and offline. I can even give you the history of the online markets for writers. And, since I'm a writer who loves to write,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,959
Posted By tunity
Re: Don’t Ask Permission From Your Competition, Just Pummel Them!

@TiffannyDow, your post induce an outburst of courage within me in regards to a niche i have been putting away for a while....

And for the last 20 minutes, I have been writing down my strategy on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By rgb
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

Don't delete anybody, there is no reason to do that, offer more free information and try to identify their needs and help them for free, then you will get that segment of your list to be more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By rgb
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

You can also, for example, set a goal for a subscriber so if he/she does a certain action, like buy a product :), you can move them automatically on a different list, which you can call "the buyers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By MaxReferrals
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

There's a difference between AW's advanced analytics, and the standard that comes with it. Support can clear the air on which will work for you, based on your current subscription.

What it means,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By rgb
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

Segmentation can be used for numerous things and it makes all the difference when you do it right.

First you need to install the Email Web Analytics, it can be found here:

How Do I Install...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By JMSD
Re: Secret To Your Success - Surprise, It's You!

What a beautiful woman. And what an inspiration. We all consider a good head of hair to be our crowning glory but this lady has little or no hair and yet she looks fabulous!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,159
Posted By myob
Re: How Do You Build Your Lucrative Email Lists?

What I have found over many years of building lists in dozens of niches is to start with proven buyers. For example, my primary method is to sell inexpensive Clickbank products, and buyers are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

Wasn't the OP was it?

Well done for pointing them in the right direction Erica. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By Richard Van
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

I don't do syndication, it's duplicated content. If you do that Google comes round your house at night and removes your roof and steals your children.

I spin my articles using the best spinner...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By hyderkhan
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

Thanks! Wow!! I might very well cast my vote for this as the game changing post of the year.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

There are thousands of syndication outlets. There's no need to write unique content for a single site. I'm not new to writing but I am new to this style of syndication. I've only been at this for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,487
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: Hiding behind pen names is killing quality.

I can only half-agree with what you wrote. I don't think this is a "pen name" issue per se, but a quality issue. So I'm with you on the whole quality thing.

Do some people hide behind a pen...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,224
Posted By myob
Re: Do You Promote Amazon Products via Email Marketing?

All of the Amazon products I promote are done almost exclusively by email, mostly because of the intensity of competition. What I do is send subscribers regular email marketing incrementally higher...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,744
Posted By rosetrees
Re: Moving into an expensive, luxury, high rise apartment, BEFORE making any money?? Am I crazy??

No. It removes the hunger and need to succeed. Within a year you will be declared bankrupt and debarred from running a company. Not a good start to a career.

This is the "entitlement" mentality...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,744
Posted By George Wright
Re: Moving into an expensive, luxury, high rise apartment, BEFORE making any money?? Am I crazy??

Not to discourage your dreams, however, being relaxed and happy is hard when you have a 30k debt staring you in the face. Plus what TPW and Shaun O. said.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By ShayB
The "College Degree" Approach to WSOs

Over the years, I have seen a lot of people - some new, some not so new - asking many variations of the following question:

"Which WSO have you bought/can I get that will make me money?"

While...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Open rate...

A "typical open rate" is unreliable and unmeasurable, Brit.

The way these things are measured depends on a pixel in HTML versions of emails sent out. Anyone opening the plain-text version can't be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 951
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: Which Guru to trust? Guru 1, Guru 2, Guru 3???

I"m not a guru. I'm just a hard working stiff. Well, I used to be a hard working
stiff. Now I spend most of my time playing games.

Here's some free advice for you from what I've learned from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: a question to article writers

Yes, interesting, isn't it? ;)

Buyers of $5 articles want a particular "keyword density".

Buyers of $100 articles don't care about it at all.

Now, let me see: there must be a lesson there,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,487
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Hiding behind pen names is killing quality.

People do not use pen names so they can slack off. If their work sucks with a pen name it sucks with their real name as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,534
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Pinterest Drives More Traffic Than Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn Combined!

I'm getting 50-200 visits per day from Pinterest on a health and beauty blog of mine. A few tips from me...

1. Include one high quality image on every single page of your website.

2. Add "Pin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,487
Posted By tpw
Re: Hiding behind pen names is killing quality.

What Caliban has said is very true.

I used to publish only in my own name, and being a person of some intellect, I have diversified interests.

For years, I had only written about online...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,487
Posted By tpw
Re: Hiding behind pen names is killing quality.

Some of us already do that.

When doing article marketing, I realize that more people will syndicate my stuff if I lead with good quality content.

I have been published in authority websites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,534
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Pinterest Drives More Traffic Than Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn Combined!

Primarily about stuff chicks like :D

If you're doing some market research on women and what they like, Pinterest is the place.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By John Coutts
Re: Articles Marketing advise needed

You'll never win. No matter how often you say it, there will always be someone repeating the same old mantra - like the post immediately after yours, for example. :D

John.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,718
Posted By yourreviewer
Re: Warriors,Would You pay $150 Per Article.

I think the shock reactions of "Oh my goodness, $150 per article?" comes largely because of the mentality of the IM crowd.

For the most part, people in IM are opportunity seekers, have little or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,318
Posted By LyndaL66
Re: Final Blow to Ezine Articles, I've had enough!

Alexa,

Don't stop fighting the good fight. I am primarily a lurker, a newbie, someone who merely knows how to write and wants to make some money with that dubious talent. I devour every word...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,162
Posted By Tech19
Re: How long for a list of 100,000?

Your thinking is way off base. The reason that this forum is such a valuable resource is because of the details. The reason that many of us here have achieved our goals after busting our ass is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,712
Posted By travlinguy
Re: First shot at Article Syndication

Here's a useful tidbit for people looking for syn sources. Find a popular author in your market and do a search on him/her. Then just reel in all the sites where you find their syndicated content. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By travlinguy
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

Yep. There are a lot of good candidates with the "unique article" requirement. I've been sending them my syndicated stuff anyway and low and behold, some are taking it because it's high quality....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By myob
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

My syndication model is results-oriented, not measured by the number of requests or percentage of replies. For example, set a performance goal of 3-5 new syndicated publishers a week. Do whatever it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By JimDucharme
Re: Single vs Double optin - what's your word?

I'll be interviewing the experts at the MarketingSherpa email summit next week. We're asking people to submit questions for me to ask via our blog. We'll be posting those videos at our site next...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By TiffLee
Re: Single vs Double optin - what's your word?

I just switched to single optin last week.

... I was sick and tired of having more "unconfirmed" subscribers than fully-subscribed people on my list.

In only two weeks time, I cannot believe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By myob
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

Sending emails to only 100 webmasters over several months is piss-poor marketing. Try raising the bar to 100 per week, and include a recent article along with a link to your portfolio of articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By tpw
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

Absolutely. These are folks who are so concerned with Google that they forget we are supposed to cater to our audiences, not Google's audience. :rolleyes:

Like John said, send them your best and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By travlinguy
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

Forget all the meta keyword crap and start thinking outside the box. Finding syndication sources is simple. You don't want to be looking for guest posting. Guest posting usually has nothing to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Alfredo Carrion
Re: Syndication Outlets Requiring Original Content

Maybe you should try searching for blogs that are already posting syndicated content. I.e.: go to EZA -> your category, pick a good article and search a phrase of it on Google. If these websites are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 619
Posted By kb24
Re: Question about e-mail marketing

Thank you.. this is what I was getting at..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,181
Posted By SamJ
Re: Does background music increase Conversion Rates?

Works with a video that has background music, which can sometimes boost conversion. Just music out of nowhere? That's just irritating.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,135
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Are People Still Interested In Finding Highy Paying($50 and Above) Article Writing Job?

Funny Story: I once contacted a guy on this forum who said he was looking for an excellent writer and was willing to pay for just that. I showed him some samples and told him my rate was 10 cents a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: When do you put your foot to the floor, in regards to a blog?

Sounds about right.



It doesn't matter, much. Maybe 3? (I think I normally have 3 or 4, to start. I'm not convinced they're necessary, actually).

I agree with what John McCabe said above, of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,153
Posted By celente
Re: List Of Ezines for article marketing?

I actually use DOE daily to get good sources and to help with syndication.

However there is a time when I will just go hunting, for the big dogs, and journals, trade directories, blogs, and other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Lucian Lada
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

As always, good replies here on WF. ;)
However, I would like to add another point which I remembered just now.

9. Tell your list that they are not stuck with your forever. Idea take from here:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By pex7
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

This is exactly what I did. When I started out I got as many free reports as I could by signing up to different lists. Then I observed the types of emails they sent. A lot of them were awful, some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

You say "Here's what I've learned so far" as if it's not that much, but it's more than most of the people sending me autoresponder emails have learned! :D



I don't think so, really. It requires...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Shaun OReilly
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

To write an effective autoresponder campaign, you need
to do through research on your prospects and marketplace
and then select the most suitable things to offer them.

It's a good idea to have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By TopKat22
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

Well, I write my own emails and I have found that what works for me in the 4 different niches I'm building lists for now is to just write the emails as if I was just writing like myself to just one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Lucian Lada
Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

I've started writing my own, but I keep seeing people saying it's a specialized form of writing and that you need someone qualified to help you with them.

I think I am decent at writing, but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,434
Posted By tpw
Re: Article Syndication Question for Alexa Smith, Paul Uhl, TPW

If they leave my resource box intact with links, I will usually let it go.

Other times, I will send them a take-down notice under DMCA guidelines.

Most of the time, I don't bother with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,712
Posted By Troy_Phillips
Re: First shot at Article Syndication

Something else to consider ...

Who you target is important.

If you are selling shiny red apples, the selling shiny red apple site is probably not interested in you taking their traffic.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,712
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: First shot at Article Syndication

The DoE, as mentioned above ...

And, for websites, thanks to Anne and Kim, there are suggestions and observations here: Article Syndication To Benefit and Grow Your Business | Internet Marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,033
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Is Writing Articles and Submitting to Top Article Directories Still Have Value

As long as the author names match, you have no problem. EZA is not concerned with whether you published your article someplace before submitting it to them. Their only concern in this regard is that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 680
Posted By NicoleBeckett
Re: Quality article research; Gotta get it right.

Information-wise, it sounds like you're being incredibly thorough. One thing I might suggest is in the actual writing phase. It seems like you're being awfully formal (which, don't get me wrong,...
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