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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 22nd January 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 193,715
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Best SEO Service On The Warrior Forum? - 1050+ Page 1 Rankings Delivered & Counting

Just ordered to test this service, very interested to see the results.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: How to Hit a "Grand Slam" With a WSO...

Great post mate, thanks for taking the time. Worth a bookmark!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,543
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: I feel like crying...

Yes, because this is a backwards approach.

You don't generate random traffic then find out how to monetize it.

You isolate a group of people with a problem that is solved via a purchase,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,543
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: I feel like crying...

I would strongly suggest you consider another niche. The problem with people that like saving money and living frugally is that they don't like spending money!

You want to be operating in a niche...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: What's The Best Way To Build A Responsive List In IM Niche?

Yes, building a list of buyers is far and away the best approach to take when selling in the IM niche, particularly with WSOs.

Outside the IM niche I find other traffic sources can convert...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Yeah that's about right, use a transparent marketplace like safe-swaps.com or Reed Floren's solo ad directory. Solo ad traffic in the IM niche can be pretty poor quality though as a lot of the buyers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Quality traffic is one part of the puzzle, but most traffic isn't being monetized properly with an effective sales funnel so even if it is "quality", you'd never know!
Forum: Copywriting 20th December 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Anyone care to critique my FIRST squeeze page?

Hey Dustin the page looks great, I think if you add a bit more specific information in the copy it could be more compelling.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Thanks, I think simple is the way to go...



Very true Joey, it amazes me how many customers still open and read my emails and buy things after years of being on my list.



Exactly, and if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Hey Mike,

Yep I think any good list building course should be based pretty much around that.

I think it's important not to focus on the specific methods i.e. solo ads, but understand that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Absolutely, as long as your solo ad traffic quality is good, be careful as a lot is absolute junk.



Great question, you can use a piece of software called AdTrackZGold.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Does it work if I don't have a niche?

You should definitely focus on one niche. The site you're describing would be fine if it were articles related to one particular interest, with an opt-in form on every page of the site.

You need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Sure Zaccks, I'm not even necessarily talking about solo ads, I mean just sending traffic to ANY form of sales funnel is better than having no idea of how to monetize your subscribers which is too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

Great stuff Ringer, making sales definitely is fun :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 970
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Your Biggest List Building Problem Isn't Traffic...

When it comes to list building, the question that gets asked the most is:

How do we get people on our list??

Most people see list building as being hard because they need to drive traffic,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 990
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Entrepreneur Or Internet Marketer?

Entrepreneur!

I don't limit myself to the internet :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,936
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: What is the best way to earn $40,000,000 with info product?

Hey Raja,

I think you're right, to hit 40 million it would be easier to price at the $20,000 mark. It certainly is done in the IM niche. I'd also recommend you get some staff because you're going...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,138
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: What is the best free traffic method? One!

Terry is spot on here, certainly it's the best universal answer to this question.

Visitors that come to you through forums are highly qualified as there is a strong element of trust and social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 846
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: List Building is a MUST!

Build a list of people that already want to buy what you're selling and you will have a very easy time.

A strong relationship with your list cannot mask a lack of desire for your products and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 683
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: the one thing which change your IM results

Big game changer for me was list building, no doubt!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,287
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Is OptimizePress a worthwhile purchase?

Optimizepress is great though you don't need it for your current plan. You're probably better off using a free squeeze page template and spending the $100 on driving traffic. Then re-invest in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 843
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: quit or continue?

What makes you think what you're doing is wrong?

Video opt-ins don't necessarily outperform text optins... Don't over complicate things.

All you need to do is:

1) find a niche of hungry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Concerning Clickbank's new refund policy...

Honestly, unless you REALLY love IM there are way easier niches to tackle.

Simple direct response marketing in most other niches is so much easier, but if you love IM then become an expert in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,455
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: A warning before you buy your next Domain name.

Whoa, thanks for posting this I had no idea they were this sneaky but it makes sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,212
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: $800 dollars a day in App ads... Dang...

There's always going to be opportunities out there, I think the best thing to do is pick one thing and focus.

People make a killing in so many industries, one of my friends makes close to $100k a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,817
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: I Made My First 4 Sales With My eMail Marketing! And i'm Happy As a Child!

Great job! Nothing more motivating than some early successes :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Solo ads...... do your homework!!!!

I've had pretty poor experiences with solo ads from the marketers that tend to just keep swapping and selling solos.

I think the best way to get solos is to just ask people that aren't actively...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,171
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: My girlfriend just left me

Hey bro, sorry to hear about your girlfriend, though by the sounds of it you probably dodged a bullet.

Anyway, on to more important things :)

You've got information overload - don't sweat it.
...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 2nd August 2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 38,632
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Save more than 40% of my website prices. Eye-catching & Memorable Headers, Banners, Ecovers & mo

Rachel is a fantastic designer with real talent, I highly recommend her services for all your graphics work.

She is now my go-to gal for design and highly professional to work with!

Thanks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 668
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Authority site question?

Definitely stagger the release of the content, you can even start promoting the content before you've got 25 pages up.

+1 to all the people saying to target different keywords on the 130+ pages,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,005
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Is GoArticles dead?

Guest blogging is in many ways a better bet than traditional article marketing, you get the benefit of building a relationship with someone with a high traffic web property while also getting...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 19th February 2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Gavin and Jake's SEO Training Alliance program

Hey Jeremy!

Yeah that site fluctuates a bit because it's such a low quality mini-site targeting such a strong keyword :)

The "rapid weight loss" case study is one of our most well received...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Aussies - What do you use for Accounting everything?

Hey mate, we've started using this:

Online Accounting Software. Free Trial, Free Support | Xero (http://www.xero.com/)

Cheers,

Gavin
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 28th August 2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,369
Views: 440,052
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: $99 For A Page One Google Ranking??? Matt LaClear Says Yes (More Postive Reviews Than The Rest)

I am EXTREMELY impressed with this service.

Ordered a package from Matt and he got all 5 of my keywords on Page 1 within about or month or so, could have been faster I actually can't remember....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Lessons learned from an (almost) 6 figure launch

I was lucky enough to see this launch happen from start to finish (I'm in Andy's Product Launch Mastermind).

I was also lucky enough to be an affiliate in this launch, and benefit from being able...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Don't be a pansy.

Definitely.

I read somewhere once that you should be very careful of the 5 people you spend the most time with, because you'll invariably become like them.

When you're starting out in this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,235
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: How to earn money from a BLOG?

Sell something on the blog.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Don't be a pansy.

I was discussing it (ranting) with some other marketers, about why people in this IM industry don't succeed.

Yes, many people are lazy. Some are even un-intelligent.

I don't think that's it at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 9,865
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Want to succeed? Quit your job.

Hey dude,

I did the same thing, people thought I was crazy.

It works, my motivation went through the roof.

i lived, slept, ate and breathed IM and I hustled harder than I ever had before.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,423
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: The First $1,000 Per Month Was Hard

Cool post Eric, I like your attitude.

I can definitely agree that list building is THE difference between spinning the wheels and a healthy business.

Smart idea with the auto responders, thats...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,822
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: WSO "Affiliate" Tactics Explored

I've used WSO pro and DigiResults, and Digiresults is my preferred option by far.

I ran a WSO through Digiresults, and affiliates added about 800 sales for me.

There are IM affiliates on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,177
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: A Challenge for an IM 'Guru' - Any Takers?

Dude, its clear even from the way you're writing that you're overcomplicating this stuff way too much.

Stop all this talk about methods.. Its just selling. Different ways of selling. That's how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,003
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Digiresults only for the IM niche?

DigiResults is excellent, and will work perfectly outside the IM niche.

The reality is that simply putting an offer on Clickbank isn't going to get you 100s of super affiliates, you need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Good Membership Site WSO?

Pretty simple, this works a treat.

Create a low ticket front end ebook/video at around $7-10. Make it good as it will make or break you.

Offer 100% commission on it.

Offer $1 trial of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,548
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

$40 for 487 words doesn't really sound like good value to me.... BUT $400 for 4870 words does.

Therein lies the real beauty of outsourcing, scalability.

I could probably make myself write a 487...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th February 2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,860
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Product Launches Bombing

Hmmm... Call me a simpleton, but isn't a product launch just an extended sales pitch?

Demonstrate your product -> build trust -> show the value -> craft an offer that requires immediate action
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: It's all about RELATIONSHIPS!

You're 110% right good Doctor, relationships mean SO much its insane, and yet understandable.

I think it comes down to the fact that we need a lot of trust to endorse someone, vouching for them is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,060
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Crushing blow from Google... Why?

I've had this happen to landing pages where I've changed the content, takes you back but you have almost definitely not be penalised.

Your rankings will come back, it just takes some time to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,497
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: My first $669 day! Thank you again, WF!

EDU links are indeed awesome.

Congrats on your income record!

Gavin
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Don't over complicate this, simple works!

All valid comments people, I'm really glad to see this post has helped some fellow warriors!

I'll make sure to share more of my simple successes :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,134
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Amusing spammy blog comment

LOL.

Literally, that me got me laughing out loud too.

I wish my spammers were that creative / hilarious :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 951
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Don't over complicate this, simple works!

Hey Warriors,

Just thought I'd take a moment to encourage the people here that have an idea of what to do, but are paralyzed by either too much information and uncertainty to just take a shot.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,069
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: Close to 5,000 subscriber, I earn nothing from them.

As I subscriber myself of many IM lists, I'm perfectly open to promotion.

In many cases I prefer to buy something rather than be given content, even when that content is free.

Its quite simple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,643
Posted By Gavin Abeyratne
Re: A quick tip to build a list of BUYERS with paypal and your autoresponder

I use an optional opt in form after purchase that converts at 99.2%...

Didn't realise people were losing so much sleep over this!
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