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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,288
Re: 22 months down the line... and only made $1300. Time to pack it in?

22 months isn't that long for a lot of people. I've known people who are still in the game for 4 years and haven't made a dime, but they still keep their head in the game and just don't let go.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,248
Re: What is your Single Best Traffic Source?

Blogging has been a traffic source for me that branches off other sources.

I get both organic AND social traffic to my blog just by having it optimized as well as sharing it through social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,791
Re: Are you using Paid Traffic to build your list?

I spend about $500 a month on PPC alone. I also run other paid media campaigns such as banner ads, cpv, etc. etc.

Definitely faster and builds your list quick. You need to monitor this very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Re: Where do I start - Training to help me get started

Yeah, most likely a lot of people will be promoting their stuff or promoting a concept that relates back to their product or service.

But think about what your current skill set is? Really think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,819
Re: Dirty secrets of the industry

Ignorance wouldn't really be the right word for that case though lol.

I never designed any of my websites nor was I involved in any of the processes but I still paid nowhere near 10k and they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,236
Re: Honest Opinion - Does my blog suck?

It's all about testing, my friend.

Ask yourself, do people who wanna remove debt need/want to learn that? If so, how badly?

From my standpoint, I would like to know about setting up budgets in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,819
Re: Dirty secrets of the industry

Haha, this is also apparent with a lot of 'SEO gurus' around my area.

Corporates literally fork out nearly 10 grand for SEO and that's only targeting one keyword whereas the service I use (not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,236
Re: Honest Opinion - Does my blog suck?

Actualy no, the blog doesn't suck BUT it can be better.

A lot of people have already said stuff about the paragraphs as well as the lack of images. I like the theme though. I think its easy for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,053
Re: Do You Really Need to Show Your FACE on your blog?

Like so many others have already said - it's definitely not mandatory. As long as your blog has great content and is easy enough on the eyes, you've still got a decent chance at making money.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,283
Re: THE FIRST $100 DOLLARS- how you made it?

Fired up a PPC ad leading to a squeeze page. The lead converted into a $625 paying customer.

A lot of us really like to complicate the online marketing world. A lot of people you have to do this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,188
Re: Do you believe the $20k stories

Yeah, I believe it. Because $20k is peanuts in this industry.
It's only hard for a lot of people because they don't know how.

I always thought the standard was $30k?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,116
Re: How long did it take you to build your email list

Pretty quickly actually. PPC really kick started my list and gave me instant people to talk to.
Now of course I do a lot of automated content syndication and article marketing as well as video.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Re: LESS than 100 Days Left... What are YOU doing to make $$$?

Just staying consistent with my blogging and marketing as well as coaching some people in my organization. Gonna go for that coveted title of Mr. 30k-A-Month!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,988
Re: How to 'Actually' make money online???

Not necessarily. Not if the product sucks.
I'm an affiliate marketer and all I do is learn how to market (this is internet MARKETING after all) focusing on one skill and one thing at a time without...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th September 2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,325
Unlimited Profits by Robert Hollis

I recently had someone pimp this thing to me on Facebook. Never met the person, but he was talking to me about offering my 'free mentoring' from his 'mentor' and then slammed an affiliate link to me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Re: Why Use Just A Squeeze Page?

Honestly?

You will earn the biggest money and list if you had... EVERYTHING in place, like a blog, squeeze page, e-mail series, and even picked up the phone for 10 hours a day. Of course, the more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,298
Re: 5 Pieces of Advice I Wish Someone Gave Me When I Started...

Let me break it down...

You nailed this one hard. I see too many people out there fail at their businesses simply because they want to be Superman and do everything themselves.They want to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,982
Re: Blogging Tips - Reaching 2000+ Unique Visitors Per Day

Glad to see more proof that blogging daily works. I've also blogged daily (sometimes 2-3 times a day) for 90 days straight. It's sometimes hard to believe what kind of results you get by just staying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,539
Re: JUST made my first dollar online!!!! so happy.... this def works

$1 dollar? Is that all? You're celebrating about a puny dollar when I know people who made $1625 their first day online...



LOL I'm just playing dude. Well done! I remember the feeling. You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,723
Re: Why Is It So Hard To Teach People How To Make $$$ ?

Honestly, nothing will ever help a newbie other than just having the reason to just start doing the work. There are many products and systems out there what work and have created a lot of success for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,068
Re: Which Paid traffic is most effective

I'm just going to answer the question, plain and simple -

I am using Facebook PPC. I get about 7-15 leads daily for about 0.20c each. Not exactly the best but they do convert.

Again, as usual,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 828
Re: Should I buy the Macbook or Invest that money into Making Blogs

Think about this - what will make you money faster? Buying a laptop or reinvesting it into a money-making site?

That's all you need to really answer.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 614
Re: Totally new...is this the best way to start

The simplest thing you can ever do is pretty much find a compelling, highly converting offer that also has great follow-ups and upsells - and then drive traffic to that.

A lot of gurus will nag...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,289
Re: Do you read Internet Marketing books?

Yeah I do. I often try to analyze how they say the message rather than what they are actually saying. Most often than not, a lot of IM books have some sort of copy that sells you into their links...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Re: Questions about posting blog/article

Question - why a few days wait? I never understood this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Re: Forum marketing outside IM/MMO niche and signature links

From my experience - forum 'marketing' may be effective but I don't believe it to be efficient.

I thought to myself - the time I spend typing posts and replying to certain things can be spent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,086
Re: What is your motivation?

Well my motivation is the enjoyment in actually doing the work lol. I literally can't wait to get up in the morning to do a video, post about it and blast it to my list. Kinda like stroking my ego...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Re: Questions about posting blog/article

It doesn't really matter where else your article is posted as long as it's indexed on your site first and also wherever it's posted still kept your links intact.

And no, contrary to what people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,580
Re: Post your best tip in one sentence

Dont f**k around and don't be a wussy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Re: Do you write your own content?

Although I do outsource a lot of keyword-based content for silly SEO purposes, I do purposely write my own articles and blog posts and send e-mails to my list that are purposely done by me. I want my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,758
Re: Full Time Internet Marketers: Do you ever get lonely?, what do you do, when you do?

Is this thread serious? Cause sometimes I wish I was alone lol. Honestly, turning my phone off is one of the most relaxing and pleasurable things I could ever do.

I'm not saying I hate people -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,462
Re: If you had to pick only THREE sources of free traffic...

I wouldn't actually recommend forum 'marketing' lol. Don't get me wrong, it does work, but there are other ones that bring in a lot more traffic for the same or less work (I did a recent blog post...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th August 2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 990
Re: Which Type Are You?

I'll be straight up and honest and admit I'm in the 5th category.

I know nothing and I know that I know nothing. LOL.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Re: Social Interaction Affects Page Rank

Yeah but does it specifically affect Page Rank? I'm asking more strictly as an SEO perspective. Yes I know it's good to have a lot of social interaction, but does PR factor this in at all?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Social Interaction Affects Page Rank

Okay, so I may have been in cryo sleep, frozen in time, living under a rock for a while, but is this true?

The likes, shares and comments you have on a particular post affects your PR?
I just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Re: Now I know what it feels like to have this happen when...

That trick only works for idiots who aren't lazy to edit the content haha.

Lol, the article that I did that was ripped did have some internal links within the content, but they removed it despite...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Now I know what it feels like to have this happen when...

...my blog post gets blatantly stolen by another author.

LOL

Honestly, I think that's kinda cool. Although they didn't link back to me nor even give me credit or mention my name at all, I just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,609
Re: The best ways to get traffic these days ?

The question is really dependent on the niche you're trying to dominate. You really have to be at where your audience or target market is at.
In my case, a lot of my target audience is on Social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,455
Re: Facebook Banning 83 Million Users!!!!!

I'm also curious if this will affect those who use Facebook on the same computer. I've had family members and friends log in to their accounts on the same IP address. I wonder if this matters much?
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd August 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Re: Is it just me? Or do you agree?

Yeah, people actually use the search function and go through older threads that still have a lot of value. This is a very high traffic forum compared to a lot of others out there and sometimes I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd August 2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,392
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

"There is nothing more beautiful than a warrior without distractions." - Treize Khushrenada

Thought this one could apply to a lot of us here :)
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th July 2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,392
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

Plain and freakin simple. Sitting and wishing don't bring jack results. This quote just says it all:



“Hope is not a strategy.” – Donald J Trump
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,426
Re: Video Marketting..

Youtube is as many have said, a huge traffic source (if not the biggest) in terms of video.
But there are some stupid risks as well where you content can just get flagged by some hater and your...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th July 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Re: Motivational Quotes, Please Share Yours

Perhaps you might want to take a look at some more awesome quotes in this thread
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Re: Write good and effective web content

Try to be entertaining and fresh as well as informative and educational (depending on the niche you're writing about).

It helps to be controversial as well as humorous and NOT BE BORING. Learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 806
Re: Entrepreneur with a job!

Nothing wrong with working in a job. If working for people sucked that bad, then nobody would be working for me.

It's just that some people are meant to be business owners, and some are meant to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th July 2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,406
Re: Can't ever finish a project....need advice

Well... finish it. lol. It's real simple. How badly do you want to make this 'killing'?
If you want it badly enough, you will finish it.

Or if you have problems sticking to one thing, how about...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th July 2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,406
Re: Can't ever finish a project....need advice

Have you ever tried finding a partner?

It seems like you have a knack for starting stuff, but you seem to suck a finishing things. Why not find someone who is good at the other way around?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Re: Any experience Forum marketers?

I usually don't recommend forum marketing as a primary strategy because it sorta encourages noobs to spam a lot plus it is often a bit time consuming and you get far better results (with less effort)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,209
Re: How is free traffic Vs paid traffic?

I think it really depends on your current time constraints and budget.

Simply put -

If you have more money, less time - go paid traffic.
If you have more time, less money - go free traffic.
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th July 2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Re: 4 Steps to Taking Action - Overcoming Laziness

Someone here once quoted:

"If the pain of not doing it is greater than the fear of doing it - then you are ready to do it."
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th July 2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,134
Re: A reason to hate.

Hate is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, I'd say it's natural. I reckon it's impossible to completely abolish hatred in all forms. Hate is necessary to achieve some sort of balance. I will...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th July 2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,392
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

I found this one quite amusing - forgive me if it was a repost but...

"Two rules of building an online business :

*Don't **** around

and

*Don't be a wussy"
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th July 2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Re: Persistance is the key to success

Persistence - yes it helps. But also do remember, although I do understand it was just an analogy, there is more ways than one to achieve your goals. Sometimes, even more efficient ways.
Hammering...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th July 2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Re: Persistance is the key to success

Persistence - yes it helps. But also do remember, although I do understand it was just an analogy, there is more ways than one to achieve your goals. Sometimes, even more efficient ways.
Hammering...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th July 2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,461
Re: How many times have you failed in life?

Well it's all dependent on your perception.

Instead of thinking about failing or succeeding - think of learning and growing.
There's no such thing as failure or success - it's all man-made.
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