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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By ELK
RE: Free WSO for new PLR store - does anyone still do this?

Thanks much. Been a while since I've been on here so didn't know. Appreciate it!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By ELK
Free WSO for new PLR store - does anyone still do this?

Hi, I'm going to start my new PLR store soon, have seen free WSOs as a tactic for getting exposure and new names on your email list.

Is this still done? Do people still look forward to those and...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 29th March 2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 16,705
Posted By ELK
Re: 2012 Tiffany Dow 365-Day [Lightweight] Productivity Challenge!

Tiffany -

I'm going to jump in on this challenge and work with a goal I know I can achieve (given that I have multiple projects and a schedule that can change at times).

It is ten pages...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By ELK
Re: The best free article spinner ever!

I found a quality website (lots of posts, looks like it's update regularly) that worked with my niche but wasn't really a competitor. I have a specialized set of information that fits within a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,916
Posted By ELK
Re: The best free article spinner ever!

Don't look now, but I put a high quality article on my own website, then contacted an even bigger website to syndicate my article exactly as it is written on my own website with no changes or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ELK
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ELK
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

rgb -

Thank you, that is more what I was looking for. And I don't think I ever knew about the email analytics thing. Probably makes a whole lot more sense when that's in place.

I've also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ELK
Re: Question About Segmenting Email Lists

What exactly does this mean, in the literal steps you take? I already have their email addresses. I want to divide them by clicking behavior once they've signed up, possibly opening behavior as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ELK
Question About Segmenting Email Lists

Hi

I am trying to work with my list to make it more targeted for my subscribers. I use Aweber for this. I keep hearing about "making multiple lists" and "segmenting your lists", but I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By ELK
Re: Secret To Your Success - Surprise, It's You!

I know, I thought it was interesting that she had almost no hair to "work with" (as she's shown handling fairly long strands with her clients), yet that seems to have absolutely no bearing on her own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By ELK
Secret To Your Success - Surprise, It's You!

Hello Warriors

I just watched a great short video on Yahoo (comes with an article) about a woman who made her hair care business stand out. She said that she didn't worry about competition -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

LOL...I don't think it was the OP....

Karma is funny sometimes!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

And of all the things I never expected....

I just got an email (since I wrote my last response up there) from someone offering to do a guest post just for me and my site. I checked their site and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - Webmaster Wants Unique Content Only?

hyderkan,

I just want to offer one bit of perspective on this whole "exclusive content" situation. On Monday of this week, I started doing active syndication like you did, writing site owners and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,574
Posted By ELK
Re: I need some input! (1500 Unique Visitors, how much should I be making?)

If you have an autoresponder set up with an incentivized opt-in and a email series with quality information and occasional tasteful promotion, you can keep more of that traffic come back to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By ELK
Re: Are people shooting themselves in the foot...

The Kids These Days need to pay better attention in English class. Mostly to understand the effect it will have on the rest of their lives.

They may not become a chemist, a biologist, a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,744
Posted By ELK
Re: Moving into an expensive, luxury, high rise apartment, BEFORE making any money?? Am I crazy??

...Then again, diving headlong into a financial crisis of your own making would create an excellent opportunity for some serious character-building.

For many years to come.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th February 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,744
Posted By ELK
Re: Moving into an expensive, luxury, high rise apartment, BEFORE making any money?? Am I crazy??

Don't get used to the idea of having to be "comfortable" first before you accomplish something.

If you have no credit, I can't imagine how anyone would loan you $30K in the first place without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,523
Posted By ELK
Re: What To Do When Someone is SPAMMING THIS FORUM

I have three children under the age of 13 in my house. I have my own personal Bermuda Triangle. :p
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By ELK
Re: I need some feedback

Holy Cow, Alexa! I finally went ahead and fixed the top of my home page so it better resembled what you described here. Didn't change anything else, just made a little "pitch" (a few strongly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By ELK
Re: I need some feedback

Alexa-

So you talk about your opt-in at the top of the regular text area on the front page AND in the auto-responder box? That's prompting me do a few changes now :) Thanks for explaining that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By ELK
Re: I need some feedback

Hi - I also noticed that the name on the "tab" that shows on the top of the browser window has "diary" instead of "dairy". Not sure if you'd seen that.

I put my auto-responder box in the exact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By ELK
Re: Single vs Double optin - what's your word?

@TiffLee

Good, I'm encouraged! Hoping for a similar outcome myself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,117
Posted By ELK
Re: What's up with so many people asking for unique content?

Thanks, Paul. I needed to hear that! Thinking in terms of "hundreds" sounds big, but to the internet that is barely a drop of spit in the bottom of a very large bucket.

I've been thinking WAY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,574
Posted By ELK
Re: Single vs Double optin - what's your word?

Alright, I bit the bullet. I clicked the "confirm" button off on my Aweber list settings. I have had several people lately miss their confirmation email, for whatever reason. And I'd just like to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Writing: Does an article still get you backlinks to your site if its not about your nich

I have had some difficulties loading pages on WF today and a little bit yesterday for some reason. No other sites, just this one. May be just that? Right now it is fine, but a little while ago it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By ELK
Re: Can I still leverage this article?

Sounds like this could be your "foot in the door", and perhaps you'll get the chance to get future articles in either his ezine and/or his blog (even if he doesn't do it this time). Congrats on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By ELK
Re: Evergreen Niches

Yes, I'm working in a specific health sub-niche. I think that's the way to go because you'll get people with specific needs that you can meet with well-targeted products.

Like maybe something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By ELK
Re: Syndication Outlets Requiring Original Content

I've had some similar experiences. Could depend on the niche, but I've only been really working in one so I can't say for certain.

Probably has a lot more to do with the webmaster's understanding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 619
Posted By ELK
Re: Question about e-mail marketing

Make your first few emails an opportunity "get to know you" and your site. Tell them what kind of great information you'll be sending them (not promotional at this point). Once they get a feel for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,181
Posted By ELK
Re: Does background music increase Conversion Rates?

I really really don't like auto-anything on a webpage. I want to be able to turn on or turn off a video, turn on or turn off music, etc. I'm not always aware of how high I've had my computer volume...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th January 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,215
Posted By ELK
Re: Directory of Ezines - Your Feedback On It

That chart up there doesn't matter because that is about ezinearticles.com. The question is about Directory of Ezines, something completely different.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,712
Posted By ELK
Re: First shot at Article Syndication

What kind of information are you putting in your articles? If you're creating long informative articles that people can put on their sites, then put that quality of information in your email series....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By ELK
Re: What do you pay for quality articles these days?

I'm sorry bobbobson, I truly don't mean to jump all over you personally here, I'm just taking your quote because it sums up a few other comments I've seen on here...

Why wouldn't you want quality...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By ELK
Re: Is It That Hard To Write Autoresponder Emails?

Thanks, Alexa-

I've decided I really need to refocus my autoresponder content and have been trying to learn about it as much as I can the last few days. I like your approach and Shawn's.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 965
Posted By ELK
Re: List of 5000 emails - Now what?

HeySal

I have a question about this - do you ever do two or three promotional emails on the same product in a row? Maybe the first one or two are more of a soft sell with a casual mention at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,661
Posted By ELK
Re: Referral traffic from Facebook?

I've found the same thing happening to me. I don't have a facebook fan page, but I'm starting to wonder if I should. Not like I'm getting an avalanche of traffic, but I'm encouraged that people are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By ELK
Re: Is anyone in "Depression" Niche?

That's the kind of idea I'm talking about. Good unique angle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,275
Posted By ELK
Re: Is anyone in "Depression" Niche?

As another Warrior had mentioned about the anxiety niche, perhaps the better route is to promote solutions for the side problems that come with depression, anxiety, etc. Relationship issues, stress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By ELK
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

I just moved my sign-up box a few minutes ago. I have a pretty good idea what my sign-up rate has been the last few months, pretty steadily. So I should be able to see if this makes a difference. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By ELK
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

OK, I had thought since it starts from left to right it was better to put it where the reader would start out (on the left). Interesting.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By ELK
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

So you're saying it may depend more on what type of page they are coming from on whether they might be expecting to give their information somewhere (or not)? That makes some sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By ELK
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

Annie, have you done testing to see how much difference it makes putting it at the right or the left? Mine is in the upper left, but I really wasn't sure which way to go - or if it made much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By ELK
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

I think it would really depend on your readership. Like AnniePot said above, I think a pop-up or squeeze page would turn off my readers. They are most likely finding me because they want more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,638
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - It's All a Big Scam

nik0

If you're spending the time to "spin it so heavily", etc, why don't you just take some time and write YOUR OWN ARTICLE to spin to death?

*Just don't steal from other people*. Be inspired...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By ELK
Re: HELP!! Clickbank Concern??

Alexa-

I had completely forgotten, until now, that you had mentioned vendors with more than one version of their sales page. Is that something you only find out about by asking, or would you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th January 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 963
Posted By ELK
Re: So, I got The Best Spinner. Now what?

Raja -

I think using a spinner is not necessary, and also a big risk. If I may ask, it appears that maybe English isn't your first language? That's certainly fine and there are many marketers on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By ELK
Re: Double exit pop-ups. Yae or Nay?

I get sort of annoyed with a pop-up opt when I first get to a website. I get really annoyed when I can't leave a site, no matter how awesome it may be.

I think in general, real people, real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,638
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - It's All a Big Scam

Absolutely! Incidentally, in all the digging around, I did find at least a couple of places that looked more promising. You have to dig around in the dirt a little to grow a beautiful garden. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,638
Posted By ELK
Re: Article Syndication - It's All a Big Scam

Just found another blog that clearly stated that an article can't appear anywhere, not even your own blog. "You are writing for my readers." As if he owns these people's eyeballs and loyalty?? ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By ELK
Re: The WF Got Me Super-Confused!

Don't waste your time spinning crap. If you feel like you absolutely must rewrite it, then make an entirely different article. Use the information in a completely different format or from a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,033
Posted By ELK
Re: Is Writing Articles and Submitting to Top Article Directories Still Have Value

Thank you, Nicole. I'll look into that and see if it would apply to my niche - not really sure what that is, but I'm happy to seek it out.

I do have one particular authority site that has a much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,033
Posted By ELK
Re: Is Writing Articles and Submitting to Top Article Directories Still Have Value

I've been checking out some relevant sites and even emailed a couple of people about syndicating my published-on-my-site content and I've seen some amazing things. This whole "duplicate content is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,271
Posted By ELK
Re: Directory of Ezines

AnniePot

Thanks so much for the valuable BuzzBlogger list. Great resource!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By ELK
Re: Seriously Anyone still making a Full-Time Income with Article Marketing?

That longish article I was working on? Already indexed on Google - now off to the directory :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,207
Posted By ELK
Re: Seriously Anyone still making a Full-Time Income with Article Marketing?

I will do just that, myob. I'm excited because I'm working on a nice long article right now for my site, to be eventually put on EZA for syndication. I hadn't though a lot about the author profile...
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