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Forum: Programming 13th October 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By jamawebinc
Cant get 1shoppingcart thank you page to display data

Hey there...

In trying to get a custom thank you page to show data entered from a form from 1shoppingcart, I'm getting blanks.

I try using the following:

<?php echo $_POST["email1"]; ?>
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: The internet marketing niche has to start taking responsibility

No, that is not what this thread was about at all.

This thread was about my opinion as to ONE reason why the IM niche has a bad reputation.

A deadline is one of, if not THE most important part...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: The internet marketing niche has to start taking responsibility

Of course it won't do any good.

But, it's a discussion forum...so I started a discussion about an observation I made.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By jamawebinc
The internet marketing niche has to start taking responsibility

The internet marketing niche has a reputation for having many scams in it.

Some people in the market get very defensive when this is brought up, but here is one of the big reasons for this that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By jamawebinc
Google Making Big Analytics Changes

Google has announced on its blog (http://analytics.blogspot.com/2011/10/making-search-more-secure-accessing.html) that they are making big changes to the data they send to analytics.

Here is what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Flippa question - opinion needed

I have messaged a few people selling sites on flippa asking them "Would you be willing to provide your contact info - including name, address phone number and a copy of your drivers license if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Flippa question - opinion needed

Has anyone who responded used flippa to buy or sell?

The only reason someone would want your home address is to be able to track you down in case they felt they were scammed or for some scammy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Flippa question - opinion needed

He entered a bid for the BIN price and if I accept it, if I understand flippa.com terms - he is legally bound to purchase the site. He can't turn around and say he doesn't want it after a bid is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By jamawebinc
Flippa question - opinion needed

Hey there. Opinions wanted.

I listed a site on flippa.com and had someone request screenshots of earnings and to be added to the google analytics for the site.

Which I did. He apparently liked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,539
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: My list are a bunch of a**holes

If you are wondering why people on your list are not buying, just email them and ask them why they are not buying. You have a list, use it to get feedback.

If you think of it in real life terms -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,537
Posted By jamawebinc
Watch Out - Hard To Detect Wordpress Hacking

This is not a normal hacking job and it is difficult for the site owner to detect because when you go to your site directly you will not notice anything.

But when people find you from a Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Underhanded, Dishonest, Or Just Marketing

Think about that for a second. "marketing b.s."

Why do so many people associate marketing with b.s.? Does that mean that marketing contains a lot of half-truths, or maybe just outright lies?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Is hypey advertising dishonest?

Well, what is hypey? Is what is hypey to me, hypey to you?

I get lot's of emails that play on the "no hype here" aspect. They first try to tell you that the email is not filled with hype, and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Throwing it out for discussion

It's like, where is the line crossed? When you are trying to instruct others on how to create their businesses online, and you are touting to always be cool to your list and always put the needs of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,041
Posted By jamawebinc
Underhanded, Dishonest, Or Just Marketing

Many people in the "how to make money on the internet" niche get a rap from other people as "scammy" or "dishonest" on varying levels.

Let me just throw this out and see what your reaction is.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Experiment. Which of these 5...?

Thanks for the replies so far.

Remember, it's simply choosing which of the 5 scenario's is closest to your definition of the statement:

"Build a relationship with your list"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By jamawebinc
Experiment. Which of these 5...?

I'd like to do a little experiment for something I'm working on.

Which of these 5 scenarios below, in your opinion, do you think best fits the phrase: "Build a relationship with your list"

a -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

Where did I say I don't really believe it?

I said this:

"It's just my opinion, based on experience, that constantly giving away free "how to" content in the hopes that it will miraculously turn...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

Of course there are other ways to run a successful business. And I mention why I came up with that title for the thread below...

It's just my opinion, based on experience, that constantly giving...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Here's How To Get The Sales Snowball Rolling.

I'll second that advice.

Many people don't seem to take ebay seriously as a marketplace, but remember that it's filled with buyers.

You can put up an item for sale and have 25 people view the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

There is a difference between

a) giving someone 1 or 2 pieces of great free information as a lead generator and then following up to sell your own products and

b) consistently and frequently...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

What makes you assume I haven't been doing this longer than you have?

Again, I'm not sure why you bring up flippa and selling the blog.



Because he took down the blog and made it a pay for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

I think you have gone off on a tangent somewhere. Bidding on sales pages, selling sites on flippa...

Mr. Anonymous wrote a very clear explanation himself:



I'm not sure what's hard to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

I think you have a lot of pre-conceived ideas.

Who said he wanted to sell the domain? Why couldn't he just change the business model if the change makes it more profitable?



Creating blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

Yes, I was talking about him as well.

Perhaps changing to a "create content and sell it" model makes him $10k per month with 1/5 of the time commitment. Or perhaps it makes him $15k per month.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

Yes giving away something free as a lead generation is a good idea and a fundamental of marketing. Of course, it is better to give away something really good, with the purpose to prove yourself to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

That very well could be. I didn't make this thread to promote his content. I was only talking about the business model itself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

That comes with a big assumption. By saying this, you are assuming that advertising and affiliate commissions were a part of the monetization process for that blog.

I know in the blog I mentioned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

I'm saying that someone who has been in this market for a long time has decided to go back to the most fundamental principle of - create good content and then charge people for it. Instead of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

Do you have test results that show that you can sell faster and better when you have "gags" of content on a blog?

Also, I understand exactly what you mean when you say a "flashy sales page with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,566
Posted By jamawebinc
Blogging and Giving Away Free Stuff is a Bad Business Model

This thread was inspired by a thread from another user that I responded to. I'd like to expand on my response and turn it into another thread.

A well known person who does participate in the "how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Free Content -vs Paid Content!

I understand where your confusion comes from and I know the email you are talking about.

It can be very confusing when someone you have been listening to, who has been touting the benefits of free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Bombing

And there is a great explanation.

BTW, I never thought Product Launches were dead. I do think High Ticket Launches haven't done as well as planned lately and may be declining.

The Headline in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Bombing

As the Original Poster of this thread...WOW!

Let me add a few things.

I have no idea of the quality of the product that this thread was started about. I even assume it is a good product.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,911
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Twitter Mostly a Waste of Time - Example:

I have heard about this use of twitter as well.

But you're not using it in the way I was talking about in the original post. You are using it as part of SEO - and it's automated.

I'll bet you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: My longtail keywords didn't seem to do anything- what gives?

It's hard to follow your method by your explanation.

As far as I can tell, you paid someone to find 6 keywords for your niche, then wrote 5 articles for each keyword and submitted them all to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Bombing

If you follow the link (that sells nothing) you'll see the first thing I mention is "The Death of.." title is a wink from me to those ridiculous headlines.

Actually, I find people claim the "death...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Bombing

Yes, I'll summarize the blog post I wrote about this (if interested, check my sig) which goes into more a more detailed explanation.

I received an email from a marketer who participates as a JV...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 801
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: I'm not making money and it's all my fault... Asking for some help.

First, go download my free report:

http://iwebdigest.com/optin.html

There is a blueprint there.

To summarize...you find items people want to buy, you find problems people want solved, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,863
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Dreamweaver Vs. Wordpress

Of course they both work.

Each is better for the job they are meant to do.

Each is a tool, and just a word of advice...don't fall in love with the tool. The tool is just something to help you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Lessons Learned From My First WSO

Just a couple of comments.

First: I agree with you on Hype. Say what you want, but a headline with Hype works. Of course it matters what you define as hype.

Just look at the WSO Ads that appear...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 12,909
Posted By jamawebinc
Product Launches Bombing

If you have not heard, two of the last high profile, high ticket product launches have had less than stellar results.

Results like very high profile names selling only 2 copies with promotions to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: "Marketing your business or how to make money?"

Apparently great minds think alike.

Joel Comm's latest blog post is on this very same topic
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By jamawebinc
"Marketing your business or how to make money?"

The first product I ever bought that started my education about how to sell things online was Corey Rudl’s “The Insider Secrets to Marketing Your Business On The Internet” from marketingtips.com
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Question about Thesis theme

Thesis is a wonderful theme. It's the main theme I use, but it does have a learning curve.

It seems most people are used to thinking of editing different files depending on what part of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 569
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: What got you into IM? How did you find this forum?

I purchased Corey Rudl's course way back in 1999. Opened my eyes to direct marketing.

I went from making sites that were cool and spending hours on making a logo and an animated header to making a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: What Action Or Technique Was The Key To Your Success?

There really is no action or technique that is the key.

There are general business models and overall strategies. Come up with your business model, execute it, evaluate how it's going, adjust and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,304
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Is Facebook now official impossible to make money from?

How about providing something of value that people in that market would want so they would "like" your page?

Isn't that better than trying to manipulate things and follow some system of I friend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By jamawebinc
Email Unsubscribes - numbers

I happened upon a report by Marlon Sanders the other day (one of my "originals" who got me into this medium over 10 years ago) and I he had screenshots from one of his aweber accounts right there for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: The Emails That Made Me The Most Money

Complaints are interesting. In my experience, many people who complain, for something like "too many emails" would never become a customer anyway. I've had people tell me I should only send an email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 641
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Why does everyone want something for free?

There are people who are indeed just looking for free info. The thing is, you do not want to target these people. Don't worry about them and don't spend so much time trying to convince them to become...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By jamawebinc
The Emails That Made Me The Most Money

The emails I sent to my list, that made me the most money, also created the most negative response.

I wonder if anyone else has seen this in their own marketing.

I had the most orders and the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By jamawebinc
This Video Would Be A Great Marketing Tool

- Mental Heath Break -

This would be a great commercial for a Private Car/Limousine Service in NYC. They could target tourists going to NYC

The commercial would start by showing their cars and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,298
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Is Article Marketing Finally Dead?

Article marketing will never die online. Most of the internet is a collection of articles.

Even videos, and audios can be consider a form of article marketing.

You probably hear that article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Observation

In my original post, I should have included the "self-help" market along with the "how to make money" market, because they are very intertwined with each other.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 519
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: Product Launches Observation

What was the market?

I've done it in the "how to paint" market, but it was still much different than what you see done in the "how to make money online" market - where, for example, you'll get an...
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