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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,529
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: Email Marketing 28th May 2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,736
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: 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: 3,043
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, 09:16 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 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 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 29th June 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,827
Posted By David Hooper
Re: A Question For Established Marketers Only - No Newbies Please!

In general, I think most of the IM "guru" stuff is personality based. Look at any industry and you'll see more guys are that...or all PR.

So that's one way to stand out.

If you're really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Goal: $1M a year in 5 yrs or less doing IM/AM. Capital: £1000.

Curious to know why you want $1MM. That's the first part of the equation that I'd look at, because if you're not clear on WHY, it's unlikely that it will happen. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Assignment of Copyright agreement template?

Trust me, this stuff is worth paying for to make sure it's done right. The last thing you want to get involved with is a copyright dispute. I've been there and it's both expensive and frustrating.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Text Logo VS Picture Logo

Regardless of pic or text, my big rule for logos is to keep things simple. Less is more. If I can't draw it with a ballpoint pen, it's too complicated. And I'm no artist... :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Text Logo VS Picture Logo

A good logo is a good logo. There are plenty of graphic logos that suck and also a lot of great text logos.

If you're pretty clear on what you want, 99 Designs is a great place to see a lot of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Think twice before using free blog hosting

Actually wrote an article about this a couple of days ago. The High Cost of Free (and Cheap) | Big. Bold. Impact. (http://bigboldimpact.com/the-high-cost-of-free-and-cheap/) for that.

"Free" will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By David Hooper
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1. Entrepreneur of the Week (via Blog - Go Fire Yourself (http://GoFireYourself.com))
Entrepreneur of the Week Questionnaire - Go Fire Yourself (http://www.gofireyourself.com/questionnaire/) has a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Full time Kindle Income??

Like most of the stuff mentioned here, there are more people making money selling "picks and shovels" than actually doing the work themselves.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Kickstarter

Emily, with that kind of work ethic, it sounds to me like you don't need a publisher. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Kickstarter

Who is your publisher? Shouldn't they be doing the things you mentioned? If not, I'm curious to know the reason(s) you're publishing with them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Pat Flynn: My Monthly Income Report – July 2012

I've known Pat for a while and used to be in a mastermind group with him. The "traffic" helps, but the reason he's making so much money is a lot more than that!

What I feel contributes to his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Dan Kennedy - The Ultimate Sales Letter EDITIONS?!

It's a good book. Not sure which edition I have.

I also like Ad Magic by Brian Keith Voiles.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,901
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Are coaches/mentors really even necessary?

It's not always always about learning "how to" stuff.

I've had an online business since 1995 and am pretty established. Every week, I pay a guy to kick my ass, help me stretch, and hold me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,023
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Tim Ferriss Scoffs at Gladwell's 10,000 Hours

Have read a lot of things by Tim Ferriss and find him interesting, but have yet to see him master anything other than self-promotion.

You can learn how to (INSERT SOMETHING HERE) in perfect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,460
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Please be more careful about what you say here

There is a lot of "bad" advice being given here.

The types you'll find:

1. "Repeated" information that was picked up somewhere by people who haven't done what is being asked about and have no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,370
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Joel Comm Sells All for $1 Million...

It didn't sell on Ebay. Maybe that wasn't the point of the auction though. He may have just wanted to sell a few more apps or get people talking about him.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Amazon Kindle and Clickbank Ban - Some Advice

Good point.

Let me add "one source" to this as well. For example, if all your traffic is coming from Google, you only have one client, or the majority of your sales come via a single affiliate.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By David Hooper
Amazon Kindle and Clickbank Ban - Some Advice

Have been reading over comments about what has happened with both Amazon Kindle and Clickbank this week. Lots of beginner guys chiming in, so I thought I'd add my advice, as somebody has been around...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th July 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,464
Posted By David Hooper
Re: The 4-Hour Work Week

It's my opinion that this book was based on other material which explained the concepts and ideas a lot better. If you liked 4HWW, look at material by Dan Kennedy, because that's where a lot of it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,703
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Warriors and other "Internet Marketers" Clogging Kindle With All Their SPAM...

The people claiming they're making a lot of money with Kindle are also selling "Make Money with Kindle" books.

Think about that. If you had something that really worked, would you sell all your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,248
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Who Owns Copyright From Elance Outsourcing?

The World Cup thing was a derivative work made from an already copyrighted song. Music licensing is totally different than what most people here are doing on Elance, but this kind of thing is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,367
Posted By David Hooper
Re: The Good Feeling of Catching an 'Instant Refunder' Before They Download :)

Waste of time. Instead, focus on finding customers who will pay you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Copyright question regarding old books.

If you do something with either these books or other older works, be absolutely sure the version you're putting out is in the public domain. Lots of derivative works out there, which don't count and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Your thoughts on DRM?

Coming from the music business, I can tell you that it's done little to curb piracy and a lot to annoy honest people who have purchased things legally.

The secret to eliminating piracy is to make...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th September 2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,633
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Mentoring/Coaching suggestions?

Maybe. Like free sex, free help can be the most expensive kind. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,892
Posted By David Hooper
Re: They Hacked into my paypal today and transferred money. Is it too late and irreversible?

A good reminder to get one of those keys with the randomly generated numbers...

https://www.paypal.com/securitykey for more info.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,882
Posted By David Hooper
Writing a Book - What is Keeping You From Doing It?

Just got back from BookExpo in NYC and was thinking...

We all know that having a book is a great way to get credibility, increase service fees, use as a business card, etc.

Have you thought...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 660
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Mac Users: What applications do you use? What do you recommend?

iWork is ok. Keynote is great.

If you're looking for a good office suite, try Open Office.

I like 1Password for password management. Things for task management. MailPlane for email.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Okay to promote own book on Amazon as affiliate?

You can do it, but there is a rule that prohibits giving out a bonus for buying.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,444
Posted By David Hooper
Re: I'm Going To Sell 1 Million Music Albums

I work in this business. Can tell you first hand that the way to move albums is by playing live, making a connection with the audience, and selling CDs/shirts/merch from a table at the side of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,010
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Gmail Account Limit?

Are you having an issue setting them up? If so, try doing it via a proxy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Should I Cancel my Merchant Account?

Had one for many years and recently closed it out, with the exception of American Express, because there are so many other great options for taking money these days.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,718
Posted By David Hooper
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th November 2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,126
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Dotcom Secrets DVD

CD / DVD Duplication, CD / DVD Replication, CD / DVD Duplicators, CD / DVD Printers, Blank CDs and DVDs (http://www.discmakers.com)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By David Hooper
Re: The death of free hulu?

You guys should read "Free - Future of a Radical Price" as it shows how all this works.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Do You Ever Delete Subscribers?

I delete them if they're insulting.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,181
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Who still has a Job despite earning a full time IM income & why

What do you guys consider "full time income" to be?

I'm having a hard time getting my head around why anybody would work a job for "two weeks paid vacation" or something like health insurance,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By David Hooper
Ignore Everybody!

Just finished reading this book and think it's worth sharing. It's especially good for "artists" like musicians, songwriters, or other creative types, but most of the "strategies" will work well for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,378
Posted By David Hooper
Re: I've got an $8000 debt and feel like I'm stuck - Help!

Two things come to mind when it comes to your mindset...

1. You've made $250-$450/day, so you know it's possible. That's a huge plus.

2. You asked if anybody else could relate to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,219
Posted By David Hooper
Re: What if musicians took on the "Product Launch" Concept ??

Work in the music business and this stuff is already happening. In fact, a lot of the ideas for "product launch formula" are based on, or seem to be based on, music and film launches.

Also,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th May 2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By David Hooper
Re: StoresOnline? Live workshops here...

I think the local workshop is worth going to, just to get a feel for the pitch and the people in the audience, but the service itself, from my experience is a total scam. Look up "Galaxy Mall" and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,743
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Keeping Up With User Names and passwords??

Have been using 1Password with good luck.
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th November 2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,075
Posted By David Hooper
Re: The "secret" has backfired on me

I wrote a book on Law of Attraction and give it away, if you're interested.

http://www.receivethebook.com/
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th November 2008, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,782
Posted By David Hooper
Re: Yanik Silver's Ultimate At Home Copywriting Workshop

I have both Yanik and John's courses. Yanik's worked better for me. Both are worth looking into though.
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