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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 342
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Are podcasts effective for Internet Marketing?

Kayol - Podcasting is hot. It's also better than video in many ways as you can listen while doing something else (such as driving, working out, etc). Beyond that, it's far more likely somebody will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,517
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Does "faceless" content marketing work?

It did work at one time...sort of. And it may still work. But as technology has developed to where online video and audio are a lot easier, you'll have to compete with that, which you didn't before....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

The answer is, "It depends." :) In general though, the first place I'd start is by looking at the audience you're appealing to.

Do you currently have a podcast? If so, please post a link so I can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

Jason, I took a look at your site. You'll have better results doing a solo podcast. That's the only way to truly showcase your expertise and establish your authority.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

I prefer podcasts over YouTube videos for a few reasons:

1. The people I'm trying to reach (professionals) don't spend a lot of time on YouTube.

2. Audio is easier to produce then video. Also,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

If you have great content and personality, a lot of the promotion happens on its own. Are you bringing in guests because they have "groups" or because they're the best people to interview?

Not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

Yes. Web development and software development are very competitive, as you know, and podcasting is a great way to make yourself stand out by adding personality to what you do. If done right, people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 150
Posted By David Hooper
Question About Podcasting? - Ask Me Anything!

Long time member and just dropped in to see how things are going. Surprised to see so little talk about podcasting and how it can be used to establish authority within a market, build connection with...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th May 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,731
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Solution for bulk email sending

Check out Lemlist. Will let you do a mail merge with text as well as send custom graphics. With that many people, you'd need to use a mail service along with it like Sendgrid as your mail system...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Promote Music on SoundCloud

Coleen - I worked in the music business for 20+ years doing music marketing. The best thing you can do to get people interested in your music is play live. It's not sexy and it takes a lot of work,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 106
Posted By David Hooper
Re: How to get Testimonials?

Two podcasts for you...

RED 114: How To Get Testimonials And Endorsements | RED - The Marketing Podcast For Influencers...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th February 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Hell Yeah or No - by Derek Sivers

Derek has a great blog at https://sivers.org/blog that is worth a look.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,042
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Internet Marketer's: Everyone Says Stick with the Fundamentals ... So, What are They?

1. Work from a list.
2. Use a Pomodoro timer.
3. Don't break your streak.

I've got a podcast full of fundamentals at RED - Real Entrepreneur Development | Make More Money. Work Less. Live a Life...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By David Hooper
Kickstarter - Can you review this campaign for me?

Getting ready to go live with a Kickstarter campaign and am hoping to get some feedback on the draft page before we finalize everything.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Vegan Niche

There is a TON of money in this niche, but like Christianity, if you're not a true believer, it's doubtful you'll do well with it. If you are though, go for it! Also look at the subsets like raw...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Allen Say's products... (?)

I know there was some kind of "Warrior Insider" or something maybe 10 years ago, but beyond that, never saw anything he did in one place.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Big Ticket Products

Regardless of the price you decide to charge, YOU have to be comfortable with getting that kind of money. That's the biggest obstacle from what I've seen.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 833
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Anyone familary with the Christian market?

On a related note, Purpose Driven Church is a GREAT marketing book.

I have dealt in this market via the music business a few times. To me, while a hungry market, it presents its own set of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By David Hooper
Re: My first time hiring a freelancer was a disaster

Regarding a fair wage for outsourced work, What $3/hour Can Do... (http://bigboldimpact.com/odesk/) may be of interest to you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 987
Posted By David Hooper
Re: My first time hiring a freelancer was a disaster

At this price, curious to know why you went with a guy from Pakistan, unless you're in Pakistan or that's the country you're calling.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 528
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Would you rather...?

Doing your own stuff is a better long term strategy, in my opinion. Owning the copyright on something, you can take it a lot of places.

Obviously though, there are some great opportunities with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,300
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Elance Or Freelancer?

I've spent over $150,000 on Elance and there are some great people there. It's not where I'd go for programmers though.

What exactly are you looking to have done?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Anyone still guest blog?

It's not dead, but I know a lot of great blogs that gave up on it due to lack of quality submissions. Curious to know about the experiences you've had with this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Quality Voice Overs for Internet Marketers - Good Idea?

I hire voiceover guys all the time and this sounds like a great deal to me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,346
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Are You a Porn Warrior?

If you haven't already, make sure you subscribe to AVN. There is also a forum with the initials GFY that you might find helpful.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 567
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Best Marketing Blogs

Forget the "newest and latest ideas." That's now what will get you where you want to go. It's nice icing on the cake, but if you want a career, hit somewhere that focuses on fundamentals and get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,555
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Is the "Learn Guitar" a profitable niche?

My advice is to look at how the big boys like TrueFire are doing it, because that's what your competing against. And free YouTube videos...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,925
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Any good Flippa alternatives?

Are you looking for something already established or something new you can build upon?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,700
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Are Amazon sites worth the effort?

You can make some great money, but not a longterm business.

If you're wanting to get into it, I'd say go for it -- ride it like a surfboard until the wave dies. But know that's how it's going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Your take on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited

It's a great opportunity for authors...at least right now. Everybody I've seen get involved with similar Amazon programs, like Matchbook and the similar music service has benefitted.

3 Ways...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,175
Posted By David Hooper
Re: PayPal Has Opened The Doors To Nigeria? Increase or Decrease In Scams?

It's a great opportunity. Paypal wouldn't do it if it wasn't. It's not a Mom and Pop operation, you know...

They know what they're doing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Logo Designer on Fiverr.com

Vector is the way to you. You'll be able to make it as big as you want, even as big as a billboard.

Of course, this is assuming you get a good design you'd want to make as big as a billboard. ;)
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,059
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Did Google Panda kill the PLR market?

Beyond Google, think about this -- are you adding ANY value with reworked PLR?

If you're looking to make quick money, that's one thing, but if you really want an longterm impact and a real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,369
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Where do Warriors get Images from?

What are you using them for? For web, Flickr is good, but make sure you only use images where commercial use is ok.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,229
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Traffic Sources for the Dating Niche?

Interesting that POF won't take the ad. Curious to know what you're selling...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 940
Posted By David Hooper
Re: ebook advice?

It's a tough market with an audience who is very sophisticated about marketing and very skeptical. If you have something that works though, length won't be an issue and you'll be able to charge...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 610
Posted By David Hooper
Re: When You First Started Out...

Curious to know what you're doing to get that traffic and if you have any plans you're considering to get more. Or things you absolutely don't want to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Disabled Veteran Looking for advice/ guidence

I did an interview with Antonio from Real Men Real Style (http://www.realmenrealstyle.com/) a few months ago and he mentioned starting something with John Lee Dumas from Entrepreneur on Fire that is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Advice in my new E-book

If your book does what you say it does, you won't need experience selling ebooks because the book will sell itself for $11. :)

Let me know when the book is out!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 739
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Screen Capture Software

I like Screen Flow, although it's not free.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Is Kindle Publishing A Good Choice?

Would love to see what you're doing. Can you post a link to something?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 984
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Good Way To Find Content Writers?

Try a local writing group.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,440
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Bad Idea To Use Swear Word in Domain Name and Content?

It might. But it also might form a deeper connection with people, depending on your audience.

If you want an example of somebody using it, Go Fire Yourself (http://www.gofireyourself.com) has it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Where to buy virtual mastercard?

CVS, Walgreens, Kroger... Almost any pharmacy or grocery store.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,394
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Need advise: Crediting a ghostwriter as a co-author

If you're paying a ghostwriter for the copyright, that's where the relationship would end. If a writer wants to take a chance on you and do something on spec, I'd consider giving credit/ownership.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Is Kindle Publishing A Good Choice?

If you're going to write a book, release it on Kindle as well as paperback. Even if you don't sell the paperback (or many of them), it will show customers that you've put in the time and they're more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By David Hooper
Re: 4 years worth of clients - What next?

The first thing I'd do is segment the list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,572
Posted By David Hooper
Re: How big a product should it be for $10 ?

Non-bulk may also be an asset. If you can get to the point, that is something worth paying for. People have too much fluff to go through, so don't add to it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Book editor

Look up Wendy Burt-Thomas. Have worked with her on several projects and she is excellent. As a published author herself, she knows what it takes to put out something great.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By David Hooper
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Beginning Podcasters Masterminds?

Go to School of Podcasting - Learn "How To Podcast" with Podcast Coach Dave Jackson | Podcast Consulting, Live Training, How to Podcast Tutorials, and Resources (http://www.schoolofpodcasting.com/)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,537
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Is Alexa rank still worth it ?

There are some markets where everybody using the site has the toolbar. That's why you need crazy numbers on some sites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By David Hooper
Re: An evergreen business with passive income?

Coming from the music business, I see this kind of thing all the time. Here's the key -- own the copyright. or trademark of something valuable

If you own intellectual property that people want,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,764
Posted By David Hooper
Re: How many of you are making 50K a year online?

It's important to keep in mind that most people making this kind of money...

1. Aren't in the "guru" business.

2. Aren't hanging out on message forums all the time or doing interviews, because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By David Hooper
Re: banned from craigslist?

Was going to ask if this is a network marketing company... Those guys hate Craigslist, because it shows how many people are actually selling the product and, because for this, many of the offers have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Alternative to Amazon.com?

What are you selling? Anything specific?
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