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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Does The Domain MoneyInternetBusiness.com sound to spammy?

Alright, so the consensus is that it sounds spammy, and the hardened Internet marketing veterans won't click on the link to the website. That doesn't really matter. What really matters is (in my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Desperately Need Help With Article Marketing

(1) Can I submit the same article to other article sites without changing it, or must I send each article site original content?

That depends on the article directories. Some require original...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th August 2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,340
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: How I made my first $1,000 online...how about you?

Article marketing did it for me. A combination of Google Adsense earnings and selling an ebook I wrote put me over the $1000 mark.

Will
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Trying to find site to do article syndication

John, in addition to giving great advise you are also one of the more quotable members here on the Warrior Forum!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: How to you approach blogs for guest posting?

1. Search for blogs specific to the subject of the guest post you want to write. (Blogs: Dog Training, or Blogs: Action Movies).
2. Read through those blogs looking for evidence that they have...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 13th June 2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,480
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Is any body from Houston, Texas

Moved from Atascocita in late 2008, now reside in New Braunfels. The hill country is nice, but my wife and I miss Houston. Even though we are both originally from very small towns, years of living in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,032
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: 10,000 Posts And I Got Nothin...

Thank you and congratulations, Big Mike! Your post and this thread are what I love about the Warrior Forum: it's an Internet marketing university and community all rolled into one.

Will
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: I forgot to renew a site making me $100 a month!! :(

If someone else took it, it's probably gone for good. Who did you register it with?

One of the reasons that I LOVE Namecheap is that I've forgotten to renew domains in the past, and come back over...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th December 2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Anybody else take a hit from Google in the past couple of days?

One of my websites is about 2 years old and has been steadily rising in the search results, settling on page 3....then, it vanished from the serps from mid-November to mid-December, only to re-appear...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,854
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: 56 Lessons Learned Over 11 Years Of Being In IM - The List I Wish I Had When I First Started....

Saying "Thank you" seems so inadequate...what an astoundingly generous post!

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,214
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: How much to charge for making promo videos for businesses?

Thanks! I used an Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lav mike that plugs into the camera.
The one thing that I dislike about the T2i is the audio. I used an editing program (Sony HD Platinum 10) to double...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st December 2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,214
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: How much to charge for making promo videos for businesses?

Charge toward the top end of the going rate. there's an old expression in sales, "perception equals reality." In other words, if you charge on the low end your potential clients may think that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Massive Product Launch-One Time Fee or Monthly Membership?

Thanks, Edmund. Ultimately, I'd like for it to be a membership site, but have been wondering if I'd be better off selling the product, then offering a low membership fee. I'm still working out the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Massive Product Launch-One Time Fee or Monthly Membership?

I'm leaning toward the membership option, but don't have any experience running a membership program.

Will
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Massive Product Launch-One Time Fee or Monthly Membership?

It's going to have to be an either/or situation for me. If I charge a one-time fee I'll give free life-time updates, because there's nothing I hate more than buying something only to find out that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Massive Product Launch-One Time Fee or Monthly Membership?

For what it's worth, I am a bit of a fanatic about the product, and the nature of the subject is such that frequent updates would be required.

Will
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By 1960Texan
Massive Product Launch-One Time Fee or Monthly Membership?

In the coming months I plan to launch a product consisting of 26 videos, plus ebook.

I'm debating if I should charge a one-time fee with as needed updates, or just make the entire product...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,805
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: How much should a business be sold if average monthly profit is $50k ?

I agree and have the personal experience to back this opinion up.

Ten years ago my wife and I started a maid service. Within 3 years we had built it up to where we were making 6 figures, after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Travel Niche - Best Left Alone?

No buts, dive in! Do you enjoy it enough to write compelling, knowledgeable articles? Then go for it. I sometimes wonder if we, as Internet marketers, spend too much of our time on projects that will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Sharing : What to write in "about us"

Hi Raja,

The "About Us" pages on my websites most closely follow the example from your second link, with the addition of "Why." Answering the "Why" is a great opportunity to let visitors to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 630
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Super Long Sales Videos

For me, that pretty much crystallizes the essence of being successful. Intuition can be a powerful tool, but testing and having the good sense to act according to the results of your testing will...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: A couple of sources for offline clients

Referrals and networking are two of the most important elements to a successful business. You can be successful without them, but it's a lot harder and it takes a lot longer.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Ron White is Right: "You Can't Fix Stupid"

Not really...I'm just pointing out to the newbies what you said here:



Hence, the title of the post. There are many things we can do for our clients, but they first have to see the value in it....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Ron White is Right: "You Can't Fix Stupid"

His business is almost exclusively drive-by, and he's not even in a decent location.

I don't mind working to get someone as a client, but at the end of the day the clients that are difficult to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By 1960Texan
Ron White is Right: "You Can't Fix Stupid"

There are a lot of posts on this forum exclaiming what a great business offline marketing is, and I agree. It's a fantastic business. That said, it isn't as easy as you would think based on the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Who should own your Google Places listing: You or your client?

This isn't a matter of ownership, it's a matter of trust. Technically, Google owns the listing. That said, if you think you're going to have any longevity in this business by hijacking your client's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th October 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 908
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Craigslist Dont over look it!

Congrats! I've also been using Craigslist, and while there is a good bit of competition it's definitely worth the time to post an ad. It only takes a few minutes, and the competition forces you to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th October 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Attention Video Marketers!

You remind me of one of my best friends. He's a singer/songwriter and the musician equivalent of a motor-head. In other words, he has to have all of the best toys for his recording studio. Anyway, he...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th October 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: The Real Deal Offline Series: "Would You Rather Have A $5000/mo Offline Biz Or $5000/mo Online B

In the end, it all comes down to the numbers. In your model, if you lose one offline client, you've just lost 20% of your income! If you lose one online client the monetary loss is negligible.

I'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Call or walk in?

Ben and Hugh have both just given you some excellent advice. There's no one method that works, and it really does matter what type of business you're cold calling (restaurant vs boutique).

In...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,875
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: To the Warrior Gurus: When were you a Newbie?

Great thread everyone, and @Justin Lewis, wow! What an inspirational post! Instead of focusing on what you couldn't change, you focused on the things that you could do something about. Never forget...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Attention Video Marketers!

Try this:

Free Video Editing Software...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: What's with all the chasing?

Lose that last sentence and you have a winner.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Attention Video Marketers!

Audio-Technica



Exactly

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Attention Video Marketers!

Agreed. Skills are what I was driving at when I mentioned writing and rehearsing a script beforehand. As for lav mikes, you can get a good one for less that $30.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Attention Video Marketers!

The key to video marketing is to make it as professional as you can. With the availability of cheap HD cameras and free video editing software there's no excuse not to do a fantastic job.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1960Texan
Attention Video Marketers!

Video marketing is one of the methods many of us use when prospecting new clients. An email with a video showcasing a few examples of what we offliners can do for local businesses can be a powerful...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,740
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Reputation Management Pricing

Sue them for what, exactly? Free speech?

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Help me perfect this idea.....

And you've just pointed out the flaw in "free." There have been quite a few threads lately about giving away a free service in order to get your foot in the door, all claiming that a large percentage...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: merchant circle, manta, etc -- yea or nay?

Yea for me. I use them for citations and backlinks.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th September 2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,734
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Printing and pricing of pizza box flyers

printpelican.com

I've researched a number of online and local printers, and Print Pelican always came in cheaper than the competition. These were high quality, glossy, professional looking flyers....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: The Reason You Are Not Making Enough Money Is Because Your Traffic & Strategy Sucks

Wow, and thanks for the head-up about the comments section. Lot's of great information in this post and the links you shared.

Will
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,034
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Article writing pricing...

I'm currently charging .05 per word and feel like I'm practically giving it away.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,411
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Best price for online printing?

I've used Brochure Printing | Color Magazines, Postcard Printing, Low Cost Business Cards | Catalogs | Posters | PrintPelican.com (http://www.printpelican.com) several times and have always been very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,250
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: A different Kindle thread - a writer's point of view

As a writer, this makes me happy. It's always angered me to see people using PLR and calling themselves writers. By the same logic I could hang a stethoscope around my neck and call myself a doctor....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,981
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Up the Creek Without A Paddle.. What would you do?

EJ,

I feel for you, and I've been there myself a few times. What you need for the next few days is a non-IM solution. If you have a pick-up truck, or a buddy with truck, consider driving through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,100
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: The Cheapest High Quality Article Writing Service

That's great advice. I'd also like to add that you should consider doubling the word count. 400 to 500 word articles aren't nearly as effective as they once were.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,271
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Why Groupon is Poised for A Collapse

That was a stellar article. I've been against Groupon from the start (until recently my wife and I owned a wine & cheese shop) because of the lop-sided economics of the deals. The woman who bought...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,296
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Step by Step Establishing a Local SEO Business (My own experience)

Good job, Martin, and thanks for the post. It just goes to show that if you're willing to put in the work, it will pay off in the end.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Simply Take Action to Make Money Today

It isn't just the newbies that forget the importance of retaining old clients/customers! One of the first things I do when I take on a new client is to ask them their customer retention rate (when...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd May 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Using Local Help To Get Local Leads

I couldn't agree more. Most of your offline clients are going to be the small, "Mom & Pop" variety of businesses. In other words, we're not providing our services to Home Depot, we're providing them...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Google To Charge For Spots In 7 Pack?

As far as I know, it's bs. I'm in the U.S., and I haven't seen it.

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Want a Better Response Rate to Your Marketing?

Great video, Dexx, and man what a smooth speaking voice you have. Good job!

Will
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: New idea comes from knocking on doors.

There's a lot of great information in this thread:

http://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing-discussions/194791-another-offline-marketing-income-stream.html

In fact, you might want to check...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,548
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Ongoing Google Places service - What's the monthly fee for?

Catalyst eMarketing, your answer was spot-on, but the following blew my mind:



You should absolutely start offering ongoing services! By not doing so you are potentially leaving a guaranteed,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd May 2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,026
Posted By 1960Texan
Re: Obtaining Clients Is Harder Than The Actual Word You Do For Them!

There's the first part of your answer. Now you need to scale it, and there are a couple of obvious ways to do that:



Spend the bulk of your time networking, and outsource the actual tasks that...
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