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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Traffic buyer beware: Bloomberg article on traffic schemes that defraud advertisers

Traffic in general means nothing. Targeted traffic is what converts. As I see it, buying traffic only works as a business model if you are selling ads to third parties.
So it is a train where each...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 395
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: My website traffic is dropped suddenly and drastically

-I would start by checking what pages are indexed. Maybe you promoted some in the wrong neighborhoods and were de-indexed... (worst case scenario)
-then I would see what keywords were bringing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 976
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Weebly vs Wordpress?

It depends on the use you want to give it, and how techie you are--also how much of a control freak you are.

I come from joomla sites, when they were mambo, so weebly annoys me and only now I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: can you recommend a children's book illustrator?

DeviantArt gathers tons of very talented people. Most take commissions.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,139
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: What are the best sources of free traffic?

In general, you need places to post links that are relevant. Which ones are the best depend on your niche.
I used squidoo for the longest time for my niche, Now it moved everything to hubpages.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,582
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How buying cheap traffic from Fiverr hurts your Google Ranking

It's called cheating people in my book, but, yeah, you could say that. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,582
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How buying cheap traffic from Fiverr hurts your Google Ranking

Those packages work but in a different way. The other day a gal contacted me telling me that if I wrote a review for her in Amazon, she would tell her 38K followers in Facebook about it and promote...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Everyone says stop chasing MONEY and just provide value

I don't do affiliate marketing, but when done right there is value there.
If someone takes the time to personally check a group of products and come with pros and contraries of each, that person is...
Forum: Website Design 17th September 2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How Do I Convert JPEG Graphics To Vector Graphics For Teesprig!

So... you want to convert vector to jpg or jpg to vector? Title and OP seem contradictory.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 813
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Most valuable Fiver gigs.

LOL this happens every time. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 53,321
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How do I find good forums in any niche?

Have you ever managed a forum?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 53,321
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How do I find good forums in any niche?

I second this...



Also you can use:

Keyword+community

all forums target those keywords. So... they lead you to the most relevant ones.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,155
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: EBook creation

Hi Steve,
yes, I have an earlier version (2007, I think). Once the plugin is installed, it is as simple as "save as..." as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,155
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: EBook creation

You pay for that? how many reviews? Because the idea of making the mobi file is to be able to make changes before uploading...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,155
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: EBook creation

You don't have the same control over the outcome this way. Creating the mobi file you see how the book will look like before uploading.

To the OP: I use Word, and played with Open Office, both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,328
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: 1500$ per month

What are your strengths?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Remain Anonymous vs a Real Name for Self Help Site / how to monetize

It's a complicated niche... you need to dig deep into your core values to avoid getting caught in the ego-mess. It's fun though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Remain Anonymous vs a Real Name for Self Help Site / how to monetize

That's a niche where people identify with the person they are following. You will need to use video sooner or later. Not many chances of staying anonymous for a long time if things go right.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 485
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How much would non-native speaker's English mistakes affect conversion?

If you say in advance that you are not a native speaker and your content is good, people interested in you will overlook a mistake here and there.
If you were a writer for hire, like I was for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Udemy vs Kindle - Pros and Cons

Hum... can't you hire someone to make the videos into ebooks? I did that a lot with seminars back in the day.

EDIT: everyone gets what you want, but like your expertise and your skills are your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Children eBooks - new ideas needed

Smashwords works with different platforms:

Smashwords – Distribution (http://www.smashwords.com/distribution)

you need to take the books out of select to sell on them,
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,386
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Udemy vs Kindle - Pros and Cons

Maybe this is a stupid question (I don't know anything about Udemy), but: can't you put the same information in both platforms for leverage?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Where To Find Hot Weightloss Digital Info Products If You Cant Be On Clickbank

You can register to one of James Maskell lists, or Green Med Info to get into the loop of functional medicine seminars. I don't know if they have your country listed, but it is worth the try, as it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Seriously you need to earn a lot money on IM have to build a list?

The list helps you to re-connect with prospects or clients. It can be good or not, but you have people who were interested in you enough to give you their information.
Said that, email marketing is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: What is Snipe Marketing?

I've seen three definitions of sniper marketing so far. One is what used to be called guerrilla marketing--which is to use back linking techniques to dominate first page of google. Some of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 775
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Is this absurd or what?

Many mlm systems work like this. They target as affiliates people who are not already online marketers, and provide the whole package as solution. So people center in what they want them to--that is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,582
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How buying cheap traffic from Fiverr hurts your Google Ranking

Are you sure about this? Analytics checks a lot of things.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,582
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How buying cheap traffic from Fiverr hurts your Google Ranking

Bobby,
you never ever use anything remotely shady toward your main hub. Whatever traffic or back-linking you want to test, you do it toward some of the properties that are your first or second tier...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,360
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Any legit method to make $20-40 per day?

Online business is not that different from offline business. You need:

1. A product to sell.
2. A buyer.

You can make that money "easily" in the service arena. Now the question is:

What...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,939
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: My Fiverr seller experience..Bowing out gracefully?

Reviews are a mess to give as a service. Not only it goes against the idea of reviews as a way of peer validation, it is also tough as a business model if you want to "do it right" (putting aside...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: What problems can I have if I copy articles from selfgrowth.com?

Legal, it is. Ethical? I don't know. It would show a clear double standard.

As I see it ethics has nothing to do with this. Google is the biggest content thief in history, and we are all happy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Leveraging Fiverr For Your Growth

Right in his signature...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: I have kindle Book, how to market it

I don't know how shorts work, so take this with a grain of salt. For what I heard, you are going to be better publishing your short as a regular kindle book. There is no lower limit for the number of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: What problems can I have if I copy articles from selfgrowth.com?

Look for royalty free or public domain images. There are tons around. Usually royalty free are not free, public domain should be.

I copied this yesterday from a post around here (sorry I didn't...
Forum: Social Media 5th September 2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Monetizing My Youtube Audience

I've seen two monetization strategies in two different guys that seem to be working for them.

This guy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcco0zyat1PV2K4ZJIZzj-A

sells ads in fiverr:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,912
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Profit from Kindle?

I have some titles in Amazon. Some of them sell, some don't. The ones that sell the most are the shortest ones, but I don't think length is a parameter that matters at all.

What matters is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Doubt: One large article of 57.000 words or 5 (still long) articles?

As Kay said, 57K words is book length. A good size article is 1K words. So you can make 57 articles. For SEO purposes it is better if there are more articles, than less. Also you can put the articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How to Operate the Income Trifecta Strategy?

If you want speaking contracts you need to speak. So... start a podcast, or find the way to be interviewed (paid or not).
There are many vloggers that will make an interview if you have a product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 759
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: What problems can I have if I copy articles from selfgrowth.com?

Alright. So... evidently you want content, and you don't want to bother writing it or paying to write it.

There is something called "curation". It takes content from other places and organizes it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: I have kindle Book, how to market it

--Find your main keywords.
--Choose one main hub to promote your book (self hosted or not).
--In your main hub make articles for each keyword.
--Link from each article to your product, and to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: The power of the WF: pulse and idea factory

It is only 30 pages long. Even leaving the back of the pages clean to avoid bleeding, it is just too short to compete with the printed books. If I make at least one more, with 40 images, I will do it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: The power of the WF: pulse and idea factory

Thanks for the kudos. :)

You are right about niches. It works.

Scale up? I am strong in a related niche, so this is already part of something bigger. I might make more of these books, if that's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: The power of the WF: pulse and idea factory

Thanks Robert :)

With regards of people not taking action, I think there is a matter of having tools to meet opportunities half way. I could do this in one week because I have done most of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By Sandra Martinez
The power of the WF: pulse and idea factory

I am one of those who come here when is seeking information, and then vanishes for a couple of months. But every time I come something great happens.

A week and a half ago I got an email from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,939
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: My Fiverr seller experience..Bowing out gracefully?

Alright. I had a look at your account.

First off, from the services only one is necessary for the right people: business cards.
Now... are you competitive? Look at the competition and see if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 642
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Getting good content?

You can get a good plr package and use someone from fiverr to re-write. Then edit copy yourself to clean up messes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,607
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How to Drive Traffic to Niche Blog Site

Just had a look at your site. It does need work as many said. Will avoid that part.

As someone said there are two sources of traffic, organic and paid. And there is not really such a thing as free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,244
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: How do you stay focused on work at home?

I'm just obsessive... (kids, don't do this at home)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Can Proofreading in fiverr be trusted?

Those are not usual mistakes of non-native speakers, because the written language is learned after being fluent both writing and speaking in the home language. You are going to find them more often...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Can Proofreading in fiverr be trusted?

You can't proofread yourself. The mistakes go under your nose no matter how good you are. But for a dissertation there should be one or two people in the research group able and willing to give it a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,128
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: I "wasted" $825 of time today on WF. How About You?

The forum has always been great for me. I come not so often, but it's always good.

--The times I needed cash, I got it fast in the for hire forum.
--The times I needed ideas to complete a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

Thanks :)

I know. I don't engage because I believe the persona. I do it for the sake of others.

Alexa is fun though, and real enough. In the past there was one lady even funnier, Laura Miller...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

Oh I know... and this is what drives science: The need to replace theories with holes with theories with less holes, that hopefully... in limit with t tending to infinite, will provide a theory that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

NOPE. The scientific method states:

1. hypothesis: we depart from a non debatable fundamental true (an observation that happens 100% of the time with no failure)
2. thesis: we derive theorems and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Sandra Martinez
Re: Correlation does not equal causation!

Sorry, not true.

Correlation sometimes imply causation, sometimes they are both consequence of the same underlying cause, and sometimes are not connected at all.

But, I'm not particularly...
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