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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Another HUGE Blow For The "PTC" Industry!

Wow, after creating such lengthy training videos, that REALLY sucks, Chris! I am sure there's more than a few people that would buy a course like that.

If you ever re-create it let me know when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 598
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Free traffic from Enzinesarticles

Chris is right, Ezine Articles won't reward you with time vs ROI in my opinion, not now after the algorithms slammed the article directories content ranking in Google.

I've had over a million...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,717
Posted By DeanJames
Re: how to make money online !!??

That's part of the problem Kay. People that have never made any money online dispensing advice to people on how to do it.

Beggars belief.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By DeanJames
Re: warning -"type numbers online"

Not to mention how mind numbingly boring it all is. I know, speaking from experience as one of my first jobs out of college was a data input operator at a gas company.

I got good at memorising and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What will happen to Propel Media?

Ezine Articles was once a viable method for getting search engine traffic from Google and there was a time when Google could not get enough of them. Indeed, there are a few marketers that built...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By DeanJames
Re: new ways to earn income online

Affiliate marketing is evergreen. Your perception that you have somehow 'missed the boat' is not the case at all.

Do not be scared of competition, there is PLENTY of room at the top.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What will happen to Propel Media?

Google doesn't run the show but they would like to.

Basing a business entirely around the whims of Google is a HUGE mistake.

Relying on a corporate entity who doesn't care about you or your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What will happen to Propel Media?

Totally agree with you Chris. Apps on phones have also shrunk what people 'see' as being the internet. There are literally people out there now that think Amazon, Facebook, Google and YouTube pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 399
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Are Warrior classifieds good value at $20?

I agree with those that said "Try it yourself and see". $20 is not a lot of money to test something out for yourself.

Everyone has an opinion but your own numbers do not lie.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By DeanJames
Re: My 1-Year progress after ACTIVELY trying to succeed

@Bkelly301 - Congratulations on progress so far. To take things to the next level you need to have more control where your traffic is going. The most obvious way to do this is to put more time/energy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 640
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Making Sense of Cents Blog earns $100K a Month for this 27 yr.old Woman

It's true, there are wealthy people out there that are VERY frugal indeed. I won't go into the reasons why in this reply but I know of a guy (I used to work with his niece) that won the equivalent of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By DeanJames
Re: How much should I sell my automated business for?

Based on what you've said in your posts, it's definitely worth more than $5,000. With your list as an additional asset you should be able to ramp up those earnings significantly and turn that into a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,202
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What is a genuine way of earning money online, without paying any upfront fees?

@Krish - it says in your details you joined in 2006. That's 11 years ago right? I'm assuming you have basics already in place like domain name(s), hosting and an autoresponder? If not, how come you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 605
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Solo Ads and When to Use the Same Provider

@Right Field Porch - There are some variables in play here (including how many leads they are adding on a daily basis). Ask the vendor how large their list is and if they can send to a different list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 492
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What to do with $100

$100 spent on advertising is certainly NOT enough to do any meaningful testing to scale up. Unless you know your numbers and what is working, you don't know what you are getting on average in terms...
Forum: Social Media 3rd June 2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 224
Posted By DeanJames
Re: FB page promote.

One quick thing you can do is invite existing friends you have to like your page (this could be useful if you have a lot of friends interesting in the niche your page is about).

You can also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Double VS single opt in AS A PRODUCT VENDOR

Some of them may (will) never see your confirmation message.
Forum: Website Design 30th May 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Advice about creating squeeze page?

@tripwhite - Once you have a template you're happy with you can tweak the rest yourself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,810
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Is working online that hard?

If you have no money to invest, offer your skills/services to others that will pay for them.

Use that money to build your business.

Repeat until the business is paying you more than you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Funnel Question

Bill, Diablo is right - it's more a question of "IF" as oppose to how. If you're promoting as an affiliate on WP or JVZ (for example) you'll see what the payout percentages are as an affiliate for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,612
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Is Fivver a good place to outsource article writing?

I've hired writers in the past. Here is what I learnt:

* You have to go through a lot of bad writers to find the good ones.
* Once you have good writers it pays to look after them well (which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,576
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Business is dying

nicheblogger75 - I could not agree with you MORE!

Providing the content/material is 'congruent' for the niche they are marketing to, it's totally up to the list owner what they send to their list.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Some help with email marketing please!

@mixmedia - Why don't you use an autoresponder service like AWeber? They have a 30 day free trial and after that it's $19 a month (price then goes up in tiers according to how many subscribers you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Good squeeze page tool?

I know a fair number of people who would disagree about that statement on solo ads.

The truth with solo ads is that results will differ by vendor and how that list responds to the offer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Why are people skipping the learning part?

It isn't logical but then emotion is already 20 times more powerful than logic, so how someone FEELS is everything. Now often when someone purchases a training/course (whatever) they FEEL like the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Some help with email marketing please!

@mixmedia

1) If you want to build an email list you need a SQUEEZE (lead capture) page. This is a page where a visitor enters their email in return for something of value you are offering.

2)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Good squeeze page tool?

@tripwhite - You create the opt-in form with the Autoresponder you are using (usually that is either AWeber or GetResponse). You are going to need an autoresponder service if you plan on building a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,349
Posted By DeanJames
Re: FFS - How MUCH is this whole making money on the net going to COST??

Okay, so here's the thing with solo ads.

They are not for everyone. If you don't know your numbers and you don't know basics like.

1) How your squeeze page is converting
2) How your back end...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,349
Posted By DeanJames
Re: FFS - How MUCH is this whole making money on the net going to COST??

Quadagon - How so? People that buy solo ads medium-long term are running a business and I think you will find they know their numbers. If solo ads did not work in terms of ROI they would not continue...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,349
Posted By DeanJames
Re: FFS - How MUCH is this whole making money on the net going to COST??

There will always be people that 'conveniently' believe a method or a traffic method doesn't work. That all comes down to mindset. If solo ads didn't work, there wouldn't be people out there spending...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,366
Posted By DeanJames
Re: PewDiePie makes $15 million year on YT and is pissed and says traffic down on Youtube

My nephew is the reason I know who PewDiePie is (I like video games but I find a lot of the people doing commentary on video games pretty dumbed down in how they interact with their audience). I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Where to start, What to do.

Gary, you're going to quickly become overwhelmed by the infinite possibilities available to you.

What is it YOU want to do now? You have to make that choice.

The first of these is to choose a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th December 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 279
Posted By DeanJames
Re: 1 Year Hosting vs 3 Year Hosting

You can normally get very good discounts if you pay yearly (you may even find sales teams for hosting companies trying to get you to switch to yearly at a steep discount if you sign up for monthly). ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Best Niche Ever = The One You Know the Most About

Absolutely right Robert, you can learn as you go and you don't need to be an expert from the get-go but you have to be able to add value in your chosen niche (whatever that is).

Passion does not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,506
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Is it too late to start at 55 years?

@Dr los 3 - I read that book by Felix Dennis about 6 years ago (what an entertaining bloke he was). When Felix wrote that it was intended as an 'anti self-help' book. For those that actually wanted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,506
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Is it too late to start at 55 years?

@kokoapa - Age is just a number my friend. "You are never too old to become the person you could have been". What exists in your mind is your reality.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,366
Posted By DeanJames
Re: PewDiePie makes $15 million year on YT and is pissed and says traffic down on Youtube

PewdiePie knows his worth and has no intention of jumping off the gravy train that is YouTube.

The amazing thing is the mainstream media, as desperate as it is for anything approaching a story,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,784
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Best Way to Drive Traffic? (besides Google and Facebook)

Is a shoestring budget the same as saying 'no budget'? If you have no budget it's all about sweat equity so the best thing to do there is try several sources and track them all to see which give you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,955
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What has your biggest win been online so far?

@sachin5120 - A person is never defeated unless they accept defeat in their mind.

With all that said, if someone has been trying for 2 years and not yet made a sale, it's time to stop the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 416
Posted By DeanJames
Re: I keep seeing that Article Marketing is dead...True?

Article marketing for ranking organically in search engines (aka Bum Marketing) is now a yard filled with tumbleweed (sadly). Phil, your time can be better spent (imho) than submitting articles to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Wich of the 3 is easiest

I would go for CPA/Affiliate Marketing OVER dropshipping.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 937
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Amazon associate account termination - Is it possible to overturn the decision?

@piperp - Did your years of being an affiliate (to date) mean you built a lot of sites that acted as a conduit to a physical product sale? The problem is the whole conduit was/is routing through to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 937
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Amazon associate account termination - Is it possible to overturn the decision?

@piperp In the most part I AGREE with nicheblogger75. Personally I would ditch trying to make those small percentages with Amazon and go for higher percentage commissions even if that means you exit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DeanJames
Re: 19 Years Old, Starting My Affiliate Marketing Business

@mightyone - Yes, that's exactly what they are. Ad copy goes out to the vendors list (the seller). Typically a vendor will charge for a number of unique clicks (again, typically starting at 50 or 100...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DeanJames
Re: 19 Years Old, Starting My Affiliate Marketing Business

@ali97marketing - The key to it all is in the testing. It looks like you're on the right track with how you are approaching things. At 19 years old you have ENERGY in abundance and limited...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Driving Traffic to Squeeze Pages Using Paid Traffic

Rob, you're almost always better off using a squeeze page first, rather than direct linking (even if it's allowed) because once you're building your list you actually have an asset you can utilise as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By DeanJames
Re: 40-50 y.o. customers

Steve B hit the nail on the head. The first sale online IIRC was made in 1994. Those folks back then would have been 18-28 years of age. They were in their teens and twenties/early thirties when the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 426
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Breakthrough advice for a newbie

What is psenjani81 talking about? Was that rubbish even written by a human being?

Going back to break throughs (that don't have sales pages)... nobody ever really forgets their first sale. Once...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 879
Posted By DeanJames
Re: What's the best screen recorder?

On a PC, Camtasia Studio (currently) gets my vote. 30 day free trial is worth taking up - the price tag at the other end will be prohibitive to some, but definitely worth trying out during the trial...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 457
Posted By DeanJames
Re: How to become a successful Affiliate Marketer?

@anhvu - Why do you think TRAFFIC is the most important thing? (It's not by the way).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 755
Posted By DeanJames
Re: The Truth About Making Money Online

The MAGIC in list-building is that it employs leverage in connecting with a growing audience WITHOUT additional physical overhead.

Anyone that has ever done the same thing, week in and week out...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd September 2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 729
Posted By DeanJames
Re: How would you market a $9 cat toy?

Go where the buying traffic ALREADY is (or potentially is). The usual suspects - Ebay / Amazon etc. The safeguards and branding these channels offers also mitigates any trust issues a potential buyer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 547
Posted By DeanJames
Re: How to stop being a small player and scale up to 5-6 figures/day?

@Michael Ten, anything in life is easier 'said' than done. That's why talk is cheap.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 70
Posted By DeanJames
Re: When did you decide make your blog a full-time gig?

Build your list - that will stabilise your income. If you are relying predominantly on free/organic traffic to your site, ultimately you have no control over what is happening because the algorithms...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By DeanJames
Re: Have a business but I'm not making ends meet, improve existing business or start new one?

@aabonline - If 600 sales per month (20 per day average) isn't enough to make a full-time income for you online then if the market is there you either need to SCALE or sell something with higher...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,051
Posted By DeanJames
Re: How to make a little money online

@Jowel2012 - Since you are rich in time (and not in cash reserves) you should try SEVERAL different free traffic sources to the offers you are promoting and TRACK all of them. Work out where the...
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