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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 347
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Should I worry about running out of content? Is recycling content ever okay?

You probably won't ever have an issue with running out of content ideas. You may run into writer's block, which I have gone through before, but there are literally millions of things to write about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Starting All Over Again With Just $1000

I'd start the way I started 10 years ago by freelance writing. I only need $1,000 in 30 days which is nothing. That could come from one client pretty easily as a freelance writer.

Once I had the...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd November 2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 897
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Newbie here... Been doing this 2 weeks. No sales, and lots of failed methods

My guess is maybe you don't have a good call to action or maybe the video doesn't tell people to check the description. It's not exactly easy to get people to go to your YouTube description if you...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd November 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 151
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Needs Tips on Organizing my Business Ideas

I would start with eBay, Amazon and Etsy. While selling on there, work on your website and the products you can keep in stock or at least have a larger stock of. You can also have a custom option for...
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd November 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Can I have more than 1 niche in a website?

Yes you can, as long as those niches are somewhat related. It doesn't have to be perfect, but if you were doing a site about Beauty, Car Racing Parts and Internet Marketing, it might now work.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Imagine this....

Patience is the name of the game. Great analogy, btw. I have been there a long time ago where I expected something out of nothing but learned patience.

I remember teaching my brother article...
Forum: Beginners Area 2nd November 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Find Writers as partners?

You need guest writers, not real freelance writers. I have been a freelance writer for more than a decade and whenever these types of "opportunities" come along, it's a HARD PASS for me.

The...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd November 2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,240
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Looking for backlink ideas

Social media - not just Facebook, Twitter and Google+, but a larger number of sites
Social Bookmarking sites - Stumbleupon, Reddit, etc.
Forums in your industry - signature links (you will have to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: For Content Marketing, what's the most respected online course?

I have been in content marketing for over 10 years now and I have never found a paid course that was worth it. While they may have good information, everything I have ever found in a paid course was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Is this the way to do Web 2.0 SEO? Am i doing it right?

Dump this strategy as it doesn't work. So many SEO techniques are good for about a year or two and then they die and you might watch your blog/website die along with them. It's best to let things...
Forum: Beginners Area 29th October 2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Failed affiliate website.

Every successful person fails multiple times before they reach success. You didn't even get started. Creating an income generating website takes time and effort. I would rather see you start a site...
Forum: Beginners Area 29th October 2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Infographics info

Yes. Infographics are great! They are filled with information in a snapshot. People love them, they share them and when marketed right, they can be incredibly powerful.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 241
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Is it a good idea to sell an ebook as an entry product to upsell expensive products ?

These are both basic strategies and entry points for a sales funnel. I would give away an ebook that promotes an affiliate product with a good sales funnel. It may not be wise to give away an ebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: What Kind Of Freelancer Should i Search For Hire To Do Following

You probably need more than one freelancer.

First, for the email series, a good writer is necessary, unless it's already written.

Second, for uploading videos and document, a virtual assistant...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 104
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Have any negative impact on my website?

As long as the content is different it won't matter. It's like thousands of sites using the same WordPress theme. Unless they are exactly the same in every way or in most ways, it won't matter much....
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Hyper-creativity

This article is really too basic to be that helpful. I think hyper creativity does exist, but it's rather rare. I would see more links to the way we eat, the enormous amounts of caffeine and other...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 25th October 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Is an online payments processor sign up really tied to just the website you sign up with?

After signing up, you'll either enter the other websites or it won't ask you for them and you can just use the payment processor however you want.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th October 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,978
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: BigMike passed away

Sorry to hear he passed. I remember reading plenty of his posts over the years and plenty of his replies. Prayers go out to his family for sure.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th October 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,512
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: I got Hacked. Are you protected?

I think deleting everything was a mistake, first of all. There are ways to deal with getting hacked without losing all your work.

I may be wrong about this, but Google will unflag your website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 663
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: free traffic source for affiliate

This pretty much covers it.

My favorite free traffic methods are forum marketing and blog commenting. They work great if done correctly and only require you to put in the time. Plus, you can help...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 519
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Does Giving Away Free Content really Get More Sales?

Giving away free content is necessary in one way or another. Whether you make a YouTube video to attract traffic, give away content in the form of a blog post or actually give away a guide to get...
Forum: Beginners Area 24th October 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: from where can i buy freebie

Literally, there are dozens of places. You can find good PLR on JVZoo.com and several other spots. Resell Rights Weekly :: Free Private Label Rights Products :: FREE MEMBERSHIP...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,449
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Article Spinners

I wouldn't waste your time. Spun articles cause more issues than they do good, even if you don't have any issues at first. Hire someone to write good, unique, quality articles.

Content is King...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Clickbank + Google/Bing (Does it actually work in 2018? Struggling to profit!)

Here's my two cents. Hope it helps!



The answer is yes, but obviously not the way your going about it. While your set up is fine, at least in theory, something else is broken here. If you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,992
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Here's my humble opinion. Hope it helps.



The right writer will capture your voice. Yes, you may have to test a few, but Content is King...I repeat, Content is King.

While not all content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 122
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How would I get a targeted audience for my book with no budget to crowdfund?

There are a few things you can try. You can start building a following on Twitter and tweet several times a day with different pictures from the book using hashtags for your type of book.

You can...
Forum: Beginners Area 19th September 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: I wand a website like this

I don't think you are going to get a site like this just from the theme, as it's a very simple theme. As someone already said, you can use WPThemeDetector to find any theme of any site on WordPress....
Forum: Beginners Area 19th September 2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
New Bloggers Make it Too Complicated, K.I.S.S.

Hi all,

I wanted to post here and try to help some of the beginners out. I remember back when I was new to blogging and had no idea what I was doing. It can be overwhelming and it can seem like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 523
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How to promote my website?

Yes. In fact, I would say you could cut back a little bit and become laser focused on just a few of these things instead of the whole list.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,826
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Is the bigger money only in teaching people how to make money?

It's not the case at all. People make big money, decent money and no money in a plethora of niches. It's all about how you approach the niche, how you market and how much time/money you are willing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,210
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Blogs vs Websites

Free blogging platforms are garbage. You have no control at all and could lose everything in a blink of an eye.

Why wouldn't you pay for your own website? Are you really that cheap that you can't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How to save our commissions from stealing?

You may not be a victim of theft, but a victim of choosing the wrong product, the wrong ad or something else.

It's not always someone stealing when things don't work the way you thought they...
Forum: Beginners Area 7th May 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Trending Online Income Streams?

There are a ton of trending options, but I wouldn't necessarily chase the trend.

The problem with trend chasing is you're always chasing. Something comes in, it's hot and then it goes out and you...
Forum: Beginners Area 23rd April 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Amazon Affiliate Newbie Advice

Can't help you with the theme, but the rest I have thoughts on.

Yes, others are still doing this.

My advice, get the content right first. Don't skimp just to get something on the page. Really...
Forum: The Warrior Path 21st April 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,893
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: My Blogging Journey

I agree. One great piece of content promoted well can go much further than 100 average pieces of content with very little promotion.
Forum: Growth Hacking 21st April 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Getting users on a debating website

I would consider adding a blog to your site to promote your forum. Then, cover super controversial topics to drive the debate and get people to talk about it. If it evokes emotion, people will have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 273
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Finding experienced topic specific outsourced article writing

You want a skilled writer with incredible research skills. Personally, I doubt you will find what you're looking for on Fiverr.

The Warrior For Hire Section is decent, but may not help much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 391
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Honestly, what is viral content?!

Viral content can take a number of forms. It can be funny, informational, shocking and evoke a ton of different emotions.

The key to viral content is making is sharable. It's not always easy to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 640
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Can you tell me the easy way to get high value Do-follow backlinks?

First, stop worrying about INSTANT backlinks. Anything outside of your normal, natural promotion promising instant backlinks is garbage.

Second, create a strategy to promote your site. Whether...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 599
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How to become a content writing expert ?

I agree with this idea, but I would still keep working on your own blog at the same time. While it's difficult and takes time to build visibility from a blog, it's very possible. Medium is great, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Email Traffic is considered what exactly.

I think you're good, but you could contact the manager for your affiliate program to find out. They will give you a very clear yes or no.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Beginners Area 20th April 2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How To Get Ahead In Marketing

You said harsh criticism is welcome, so here we go.

First, scrap every single thing you talked about in your post.

Building backlinks - not going to last much longer, other than natural...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th April 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 411
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How to put my keyword on my articles ?

It's best to focus on completely covering the topic without worrying so much about keyword placement. While using your keywords in headings and throughout the article naturally can help, if you go...
Forum: Copywriting 20th April 2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Pay for a copywriter or pay to drive traffic and learn and optimize

There are pros and cons to both ideas.

First, if you hire a good copywriter, you will have a great landing page ready to convert any traffic you get. However, you have to pay the copywriter and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: What do I do with content website with 500+ articles

What you do with the site depends on the quality of the content. If these are simply short articles offering the reader very little value, then I would scrap the site or sell the site for what you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Helping businesses and brands build credibility on Social Media

Why not both? Why not work with existing marketing companies and with businesses directly?

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th March 2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Need Help to Rank Real Estate Keywords

I have been writing for real estate agents for over 4 years now and here's what I have seen.

Those using my content successfully use social media like it's their second job (probably have an...
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Text length for a landing page

Concentrating on a certain length is a waste of time. I have seen landing pages at less than 200 words and more than 2,000. It really depends on what you're promoting and how you're promoting it.
...
Forum: Copywriting 8th March 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Help a piano teacher target high-paying students?

Branding is fine, but really it comes down to marketing. If you market her to the high end clients, you'll land high end clients.

For example, if I were to use direct mail to market someone like...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: How to promote website

I'd go nuclear on social media with this type of site. Hit every network you can find with posts daily based on what each network will support. I would put social media at the center and maybe add in...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Launched a digital product and have built a cool brand - best ways to increase traffic/conversio

A blog or any type of content marketing strategy is missing. Blog posts give you great content to promote all over social media and they help with SEO. I would add in a content marketing strategy and...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Arghhh pooping me pants!

Everything looks a bit blurry and low quality to me. It's certainly missing quite a bit, but that all depends on your marketing strategy, too.

Benjamin Ehinger
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,268
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
Re: Successful Online Marketing Strategies

Blogging is probably the top long-term strategy right now. There are many others, but blogging is such a great way to build up traffic to a site, along with authority. If you want to be successful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,305
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
RE: Getting Huge Amounts of Traffic With Small Budget 2018

The best way is to use Social Media and do it right. You can take the entire year to build up a targeted community on a site like Twitter and end up with a group of people that will give you traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 583
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
RE: Advice on how to grow my little photography business

I have been in your same shoes, almost. My main freelancing clients are all in the real estate industry and I provide blogging for them. I found most of my clients through spammy emailing, too and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By Benjamin Ehinger
RE: Can a blog have two objectives?

While you can do whatever you want, my two cents is that you need two separate websites.

I am right there in a similar place. I run a freelance business and I blog on my own blog about how to...
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