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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By brentb
Re: What's your take on this?

Tell them in writing:

abc has x risk and only y reward. You strongly suggest against it. Instead you recommend 123 because you have seen 123 work in other companies and provide 10y reward.

You...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th September 2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,476
Posted By brentb
Re: How often should you e-mail your subscribers?

There are many ways to send email. It really depends on how they opted in, niche, goal of emailing, etc. In general there is no right number.
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By brentb
Re: Is That Click Rate Normal

IMO your Open rate is great but your CTR is lacking. Don't be afraid to give a little click bait if needed.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 14th September 2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By brentb
Re: So isn't it possbile for a cpa network to just steal your money?

I have worked as advertiser with 3 of these 4 and publisher at all 4. All solid IMO.

MaxBounty - Almost all advertisers are on prepay or super short net terms. This means, they have low risk of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By brentb
Re: sometimes I wonder how they do it? within 24 hours traffic can go up to 10k ..or more..

They buy paid traffic. If you want big traffic fast you have to pay.

You can not plan on viral traffic. Sometime they don't even go viral for a long time until one day months later BAM it hits.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,070
Posted By brentb
Re: How much is tip top web design, and where do I find it?

Depending on what you need for your MVP aka Minimal Viable Product will depend on what it will cost. I am extremely experience with big builds so anything you need just ask.

eBay is not too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By brentb
Re: Low Cost Quality Traffic?

Traffic Vance is legit, well worth the $1000 deposit. You do know if you spend like a few hundred and it doesn't work you can ask for a refund for the remainder. So its not like wasted money or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By brentb
Advice from me to you, its only one thing.

I know WF is a great place for you to come on and ask things like:

Is this a good business name?
Does my squeeze page look ok?
Should I try a dating offer or a weight loss offer?
etc.

Most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By brentb
Important Announcement to List Owners - CASL is coming!

Depending on your mail practices and data collection practices, you could possibly need to delete ALL your Canada emails from your list in the near future.

The most devastating aspect of CASL:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,245
Posted By brentb
Re: If you had to choose would you prefer to make money today or focus on the long term?

I'd rather learn about a method that will let me take down $500k in a year. That sounds the most interesting of the three! ;)

But I am not your prospective customer so don't listen to me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By brentb
Re: Pissed OFF with Vendor (NO COMMISSION)

I don't understand. Usually if you don't get a check, don't you just contact them and ask them to send a new check? That is generally how business works when dealing with checks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 944
Posted By brentb
Re: Should I have a business checking account?

Easiest way to do this: go get a DBA at least. ($25-50 fee) Open a checking and paypal account in new business name. (Free)

Now you should keep that all separate.

I always want to spend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By brentb
Re: Reliable IP GEO location service!

Are the locations even close? They should be close. If so, nothing you can do about that. IP addresses aren't exact geographic coordinates you know.

ie If you thought it was NYC but turned out to...
Forum: Programming 25th April 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By brentb
Re: Coded URL

Simple answer... No.

Complicated answer... Maybe. If you set up machines to work on solving their methods. So unless you are a cryptography expert and have tons of powerful hardware, please refer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,930
Posted By brentb
Re: fiverr - super targeted traffic?

Fiverr traffic is all bots...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By brentb
Re: How to create pop-ups when visitor visits my site?

Basically a pop up will pop up and mess with the user experience in one way or another. ie a basic Javascript pop up will force you to interact with it before it goes away. You cannot click the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,757
Posted By brentb
Re: Which Niche Is Better? [Weight Loss v. Make Money Online]

I would highly suggest as neither unless you know what you are doing. If you are inexperienced, why jump in with the sharks when you can learn to swim with the trout?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,316
Posted By brentb
Re: Turning $7 buyers into big money spenders-Why I believe it is tough to do

You are focused too much on price point.

There is nothing wrong with selling $7 priced products. Both Walmart and Louis Vuitton are very successful companies. If you try to sell $1000 fashion...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By brentb
Re: 10,000 email list!

It's not about how much you make per subscriber. Its all about ROI/ROAS.

I currently have a list that is doing like $0.20 per user per month but I am super happy because I am acquiring users at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,022
Posted By brentb
Re: Mailchimp & Affliate Links Question Finally Answered

There are a million email services that allow affiliate marketing and will appreciate your business and NOT just close your account for no reason... why would you go to MailChimp? Oh yeah... free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,483
Posted By brentb
Re: I'm obtaining leads at $6 a pop but losing money - should I keep doing it?

On an Adwords campaign, you need to spend at least 2x the profit of the sale PER KEYWORD, to know if the campaign is successful. This is something most people don't get. You can't just load up 10,000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,242
Posted By brentb
Re: double or single opt-in?

No but you can't blame me for using another service that will make me more money either. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,242
Posted By brentb
Re: double or single opt-in?

I believe these stats but they are completely misleading. If we delete your whole list except for the handful of people who open every email and click in every email, then your opens and clicks will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By brentb
Re: What's the best SMTP service? In your opinion?

Constant Contact - Not an SMTP mailer, this is like Get Response, Aweber, icontact etc.

Imnica - Never used

Sendgrid - This is an SMTP mailer, I like them a lot. Get about 85+% deliverability...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By brentb
Re: Clickbank: Do ebooks in non-im niches still sell?

You should definitely avoid leaks for your affiliates. If you have multiple pages, hire a developer to make it so when someone coming in on a ClickBank link can ONLY go back to the click bank page,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By brentb
Re: Email list: Is this an opt-in?

Ok, so what you ideally want to do is this:

[EMAIL FORM FIELD HERE]
*By submitting my email, I agree to the Terms and Conditions.
[SUBMIT BUTTON]

Then in your terms and conditions write it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By brentb
Re: Does Exit Popup REALLY Work? Show me your DATA

Alexa, I get where you are coming from but I don't think it makes sense. You are completely guessing at something you can never measure or know, at the loss of something you could measure and know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By brentb
Re: Does Exit Popup REALLY Work? Show me your DATA

Logical Analysis of Exit Pop Ups

TRUTH: More people will convert now.
TRUTH: Time Value of Money, Purchases now are more valuable than purchases later.

VS

UNKNOWN: Some People may have come...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By brentb
Re: Charging Taxes for Online Services

Taxes for online are a joke. I would suggest contacting a tax professional where you live. It varies state by state, what service you are offering, how much revenue and profits you are generating. So...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,670
Posted By brentb
Re: buying traffic - is it worth it? (1 million visitors)

When you buy a "MILLION HITS" type things, that is junk left over traffic from legit sources. Its basically Run of Network or RON at best and bot traffic at worst.

So where does it come from?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By brentb
Re: Solo Ads - List building Strategy

I saved his funnel, I always save everyone's funnels when they post them. People do some interesting things in theirs. Here is his... You're Welcome!

http://www.offerboost.com/solofunnel.png
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,843
Posted By brentb
Re: Fiverr Arbitrage

I tried Fiverr just to see if I could make some money there. I did like $500 my first 30 days and only worked like 25 hours which is ok I guess. But I literally started getting swamped with orders...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By brentb
Re: I dont know what to promote

Listen to Alexa, SEO traffic is a nice extra if you are getting it but if you rely on it, you could lose your entire income overnight. I know two companies, each doing hundreds of thousands in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By brentb
It's not a niche problem, info products in general are oversaturated

I see everyone on here worrying about choosing a niche and if it has high competition. From an outsider perspective, someone who works extremely minimally with info products, all info product niches...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,827
Posted By brentb
Re: Double Opt In Is Dead!!

I have mailed in the millions, I work full time with tons of mailers... The whole "Someone else signed me up" is an IM myth like all the live alligators living in the sewer system and eating sewer...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th March 2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,682
Posted By brentb
Re: 1020 Clicks in 12 Hours with Maxbounty & No Conversion?

Scrubs:

IP geolocation, if you enter info on the follow up question that does not match location you will be scrubbed.

Not making it past the first page will be scrub (for some email submits...
Forum: Programming 31st January 2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By brentb
Re: I'm Looking For Affiliate Software That Tracks Variable Commissions

Pretty much any legit affiliate tracking software should do this. Although its not going to be integrated in wordpress. You will get a standalone dashboard.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,554
Posted By brentb
Re: Sales pages that pi$$ you off...

I really hate 2 of your 3 complaints.

I don't mind the white board if done correctly and it is a bit over used.

Videos that can't skip, I instantly leave, or if I really want to see what is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By brentb
Re: My site appears on a list of "spam" sites. What do I do next?

You aren't really ever wrongly blacklisted. Black lists are completely independent and can blacklist according to whatever reasons they want. HOWEVER, black lists are nothing more than list someone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By brentb
Re: What's the Best Traffic Source for Testing Sales Pages?

I would NOT recommend solo ads for a split test, that is a terrible idea for a few reasons.

1. You cannot duplicate the quality/volume etc from a blast. Nor will you get enough information from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By brentb
Re: More tumblr blogs than wordpress?

The way they come up with these numbers usually is from web crawlers. They just let them loose to crawl pages and the bots report any of whatever they are looking for, in this case, wordpress sites....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By brentb
Re: Pay Per Click Advertising Question

PPC will probably work great for what you are doing. You just have to try it and find out. Find a voucher, Adwords usually has $100 free coupons. Bing usually has $50 free coupons. I don't remember...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By brentb
Re: Sort of a desperate measure for desperate times. Feedback please?

If you want to just direct link to offers on Peerfly, go with PPC. You won't be able to progress very far though without having Tracking202/Prosper202 or some tracking code set up. Adwords works...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,913
Posted By brentb
Re: Ok, Slightly Frustrated About the Dating Website Thingy

Yes this ^^^^



No don't get fake users but more like API joins, like mentioned... VVV or there are some other interesting alternatives for lots of cheap profiles created quickly without going...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,913
Posted By brentb
Re: Ok, Slightly Frustrated About the Dating Website Thingy

I would remove this graphic too but I would put rotating picture collages of nerd girls and guys playing video games or messing with electronics and stuff like that. ie. google image search hot nerd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,913
Posted By brentb
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,199
Posted By brentb
8 Tips For New People to IM

1. Niche - Please look into niches outside of IM, Weightloss, Dating! Just because they are large and evergreen doesn't mean they are best for beginners. It means they have tons of competition and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,913
Posted By brentb
Re: Ok, Slightly Frustrated About the Dating Website Thingy

This is tricky, dating sites are like forums. You need activity to get activity.

1. I would hire a sexy girl to maintain a profile. Or pay for a photo shoot or two and run the fake profile...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,076
Posted By brentb
Re: Experienced Marketers - What are 3 things you know now that you wish you knew when you 1st start

1. Don't Bother with SEO
2. Learn php asap
3. Just because an affiliate dashboard says you have $xxxx.xx pending payment, doesn't mean they will ever send it!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 692
Posted By brentb
Re: Take Two on First Squeeze Page - May I Ask For Feedback?

I would not host the video on youtube. I know many do because its easy but seeing the banner ads pop up in your video looks amateur and makes it look cheap. Its very suspect that you know how to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By brentb
Re: How to prevent copying

There isn't much but I think this outlines everything you can do...

Prevent:
1. Put a transparent graphic over your article.
- People can remove it via changing on page html

2. Make your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,380
Posted By brentb
Re: Go outside IM Niche to find more success?

Personally I stay away from IM niche. There is so much junk out there. Not to say I don't deliver IM traffic for people but I don't ever see myself building an IM offer or promoting someone elses IM...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By brentb
Re: What Affiliate Software Tracking to use?

Post Affiliate Pro
Effectus

Just two off the top of my head. There are quite a few out there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By brentb
Re: The SIMPLE Secret To IM Success

Point of the subject was anyone who clicked on it thinking they would get some super ultimate secret is someone who needs to read what I wrote... lol Thanks, didn't know that about the ebook thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 910
Posted By brentb
Re: Fellow Warriors - Who is just KILLING IT right now??

People are making that much in many different niches and verticals. I don't personally clear that much even though I make a full time living in IM but I do work with people who do. Best advice is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By brentb
Re: Travel Affiliate Sales Product? - Ideas? Help :)

Honestly, since its not really your 'thing' I would try parking it elsewhere to see how much money that makes. See which parking does the best. Then either ride it out or sell it. Then spend your...
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