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Forum: Mind Warriors 4th June 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: schedules and checklist verses habits

While one might argue that the act of regularly adhering to a schedule is itself a habit :) ... your point's well taken, and would agree.

James Clear has an interesting POV on this. He talks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,417
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: What are the biggest mistakes made by startup entrepreneurs?

Ditto here. This is a very useful way to think about loans. It's counterintuitive to most, imo, that the slow grind of expertise through experience could actually be both less expensive and more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 214
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Should We Be Worrying About How Much Energy Zoom Calls Use?

No doubt about it. It's this kind of empty outrage that makes it hard to have actual conversations about solutions here.

I thought this overall "XYZ is sucking up all the energy" take by Crypto...
Forum: Copywriting 16th April 2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: My Wife Said I Can't But Find Help Here....

Well, if it's any consolation, you're certainly not alone there. This is one of the the biggest mental blocks for many a new IM'er. Others may have more insight into how to push past it, but for...
Forum: Copywriting 15th April 2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: My Wife Said I Can't But Find Help Here....

Im sorry for your loss.

On the mentor point, one thing that’s important to always keep in mind is the opportunity cost of someone’s time. A 15 minute call or three may sound inconsequential, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Unusual topic of marketing - what is your opinion?

Wow - that's more like a 3 bitcoin response than a $0.03 one! To the OP - some of the most knowledgeable and experienced Warriors have posted here already - which doesn't frequently happen off a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT

Hootsuite and Sprout are both good for imo. For 3 seats and (i believe) a few more social profiles, Hootsuite may also be the more cost effective (their "Team" tier)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Is there a benefit to using an embedded Youtube video versus AWS hosted video on a site?

This seems fine to do, and a good way to circumvent the time-sucking rabbit hole effect navigating to YouTube proper could have on your would-be customers. As you’re going to preserve the videos in...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th April 2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,126
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: What's your Monday ritual?

Same. The best slash worst addition to my morning routine over the past year has been buying an Ember mug to magically keep my never-ending coffee cup eternally warm. I've convinced myself there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The majority of US marketers were ready to quit during the last year

Love this anecdote; rings true on multiple levels. As it turns out, I too partnered with a theme park's marketing group back in the day ... different company, nearly identical view on advertising,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The majority of US marketers were ready to quit during the last year

The notion of resigning would seem to support Kay's hypothesis that "marketers" = employees who do marketing, versus self employed/entrepreneurs. It's also hard to contextualize the "wanted to quit"...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th April 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Beginner beginner ...

I think Jeffrey would've appreciated that quote!
Forum: Beginners Area 7th April 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 476
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Beginner beginner ...

I'd highly suggest you start here. This thread was created by dearly departed WF Hall of Famer Jeffrey - and is chock full of useful information for beginners in the affiliate marketing space. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,179
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The effect of exaggerating your skills

Appreciate these points - thanks. I guess my slight push on this harkens from my corporate experience where, for some projects, teams acted as de facto consultants for different internal clients,...
Forum: Beginners Area 5th April 2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 264
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Career guidance for teenagers - Internet Marketing

Pretty cool ... love the 'teach him to fish' aspect of this.

And agree with the above - hard to imagine him NOT becoming successful if he starts stacking key marketing skills (writing, selling,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,179
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The effect of exaggerating your skills

Curious what folks might think of James Altucher's guidance here: Over promise - AND over deliver. Many advocate "under promise / over deliver," but Altucher's view is that this puts you in with...
Forum: Social Media 2nd April 2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Facebook is seeking dismissal of antitrust lawsuits

My wish around this stuff is that our government representatives understood "The Internet" (including facebook) better. Too often their questions to the tech co's are basically a cousin of, "Answer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,288
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How do you understand the target audience?

Couple of pretty good threads on this here for reference:
...
Forum: Copywriting 30th March 2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The sad truth about copywriting that can keep you broke...

related and informative thread on story telling ICYMI: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,195
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Why do most people quit?

Agreed, and this reminds me of something Seinfeld said in the documentary "Comedian." IIRC he was discussing the unproductive idea that comics need to wait for inspiration to hit before they're able...
Forum: Copywriting 29th March 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The sad truth about copywriting that can keep you broke...

Fantastic advice, and a great thread to bookmark and reference. And I totally agree. Rote memorization of countless "rules" can all too often have the effect of being impractical and thus...
Forum: Social Media 22nd March 2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Facebook to Add Labels to All Posts Referring to Covid-19 Vaccines – Hoping The Move Will Promot

90%? I think for most, that's their appeal/what makes them addictive. 1) Curate feed such that one is surrounded exclusively by one's own beliefs/ideologies. 2) Read posts confirming prior...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Digital Marketing to get iOS app Installs

Were you using FB's Audience Network previously? Could relate to Apple's new rules there? Generally speaking, I'd certainly keep endeavoring to contact FB there - FB install ads, as you found, *can*...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,424
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Goodbye Warriors

Deeply sorry to hear this. I know I speak for many relatively new Warriors when I say your posts routinely enlightened, inspired, made us think, and made us laugh. Something tells me you've had...
Forum: Social Media 18th March 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How Can I Get More Views and Subscribers on YouTube?

One more resource here i think is definitely worth your time if you're interested in creating on youtube. One Day Entertainment, a big youtube channel manager, compiled a living repository of creator...
Forum: Social Media 16th March 2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: A Social Platform Built for Good?

While I still find Reddit and YouTube the best places to “upskill” ... i certainly wish Chekmarc - hard as it is to spell - luck :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 551
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Fitness apps see 67% jump in installs

Saw this stat today and thought it connected to a point Frank made about community. Interesting to me to see community-focused fitness apps hugely outperforming other kinds. These apps could also...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 90
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Start-Up Business - How to keep your Employees motivated

On #2 - when I was an employee (small team, big company), always found that having a boss who put a premium on training and development opportunities made a big difference in my satisfaction and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th March 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 832
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Personal happiness

Love this guidance. It reminds me of Nassim Taleb's "Via Negativa" principle - which holds that knowledge is grown by *subtraction*, and that we're clearer on what is wrong than on what is right. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Video content for my blog

Yeah - similar for InVideo. But a capable freelancer via Freelancer.com or Upwork can add massive value, fwiw..
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st March 2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: What makes an art piece valuable?

Great thread and interesting ideas here. Many of them got me thinking about the NFT craze going on right now over in crypto-land (basically scarce digital content in token form). Crypto art - one...
Forum: Beginners Area 26th February 2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: warrior forum , forum help

In observing some of the more tenured and successful members (including the two who posted above!) , I'd say this - teaching other IM'ers, sharing knowledge, and contributing to their success - is...
Forum: Social Media 25th February 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Using Instagram to build an email list?

Agree with Mr Winner here in that being long-term focused is key here. You can collect addresses in a hurry through giveaways and other things like that, and with enough followers might get a bunch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 529
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: AI Copy Writing Helper

To me it could be a tool in the kit to accelerate/make more efficient short form ancillary writing (Tweets, texts, etc) ... still hard for me to envision full displacement of copywriters for the...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th February 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,546
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: [90 Day recurring revenue Challenge] - $0 - $5,000 per month from scratch

Nice. Would certainly be thinking of doing the same were it me. Look forward to following along!
Forum: Beginners Area 24th February 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Hello Warriors

Between the Slayer name and the use of "malarki", I'm already rooting for you:)

Some fantastically helpful people and threads here as I'm sure you're aware. Welcome aboard, and look forward to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 5,619
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Undercover Billionaire

thanks for sharing. interesting ordeal and person to say the least. Parts of this monologue I found revealing as well ... Cardone seems to believe himself to have adopted "method acting", and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,086
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Dealing with people that think selling is evil

I know I'm not the only one who had their fingers crossed that Claude would chime in here - and glad he did:) The two re-frames above in particular I find so valuable. As the saying goes, 'you...
Forum: Social Media 18th February 2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Is Twitter Really Offering Verified Badges For San Francisco Homes? An Artist's Satire Nearly St

Haha now that's about the most bluntly accurate description there is here. I think it could be the next big digital niche...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th February 2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,377
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: I am collecting Emails but How do I find what to send to the emails

It's a hard question to answer without being familiar with your blog and its audience. If you've not built out an avatar of sorts on the kinds of folks who read it (demographics, pain points,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: $350 per month from ruining scary films?

Really fun thread and cool ideas. Love the horror niche and agree it's ripe for expansion (imo there's a pretty big contingent of "horror nerds" out there). In addition to the ideas you listed,...
Forum: Social Media 15th February 2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: TikTok vs Instagram Reels

TikTok's influence as an acquisition channel for music and now apps, also continues to grow pretty impressively. Music goes without saying (TikTok's had a lot of influence over top songs/charts for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: TED Talk: How a strong creative industry helps economies thrive

Seems one of the final robot/automation-resistant industries. Add to that that the barriers to entry for becoming a creator (non traditional at least ... Film and TV seem intent to keep the steel...
Forum: Social Media 9th February 2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How Can I Get More Views and Subscribers on YouTube?

Just listened on a Clubhouse chat with well known YT creator and entrepreneur Mr Beast (https://youtube.com/c/MrBeast6000)

His advice for going viral was very simple but worth keeping in mind as a...
Forum: Social Media 7th February 2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How Can I Get More Views and Subscribers on YouTube?

Great page! Bookmarking myself:) Noah Kagan has some similarly-styled videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G-ZleOSrfU) ... but Nimmin really delves in deep and is clearly a domain expert here. ...
Forum: Social Media 5th February 2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: How Can I Get More Views and Subscribers on YouTube?

I'd suggest starting by reviewing some of the WF threads on the topic. A few posted below:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Hyperlink a text link in youtube description.

If I understand correctly (you’re just looking to add a clickable time stamp to your description?), you can simply add this in the video’s description in the minutes:seconds format. This video...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,358
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: 5 Freelance jobs where you can earn 100,000 or more.

Thanks for sharing. Like you alluded to, some heartening context in there on average hourly rates for a few different marketing freelance jobs that underscore their strong demand.

Fwiw, at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Getting traction with a Questions and Answers niche site

To be clear, is your idea to crowdsource both the questions *and* answers around your niche? A la a targeted Quora (or even an offshoot of warrior forum itself), for your niche? There are a few...
Forum: Copywriting 1st February 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,344
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Would you work for free or cheap for your first client?

Interesting (and helpful) to note how many accomplished folks here distinguish between "free" (worthwhile as a means to generate strong testimonials and social proof of your high quality services)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 920
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Facebook Shuts Down Trading Group

Pretty worrisome if not wholly surprising. This Wall Street Bets story is really something ... *really* seems to rile "the powers that be", while at the same time presenting a pretty unsympathetic...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,098
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: The Scapegoat Technique (A Must Know + Dangerous)

I think I speak for Larry David himself when I say I couldn't agree more. What a fantastic thread.



One add here which is near and dear to many a WF member's heart: Cialdini's concept of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Any Suggestions on Specific SEO Tool?

glad that was helpful - and agree their timeline visual was very well done. If you have a clearer idea of queries you're interested in, I'm sure you're aware that Google Trends is a very handy tool...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 644
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Any Suggestions on Specific SEO Tool?

V1 Analytics did a cool visual for this (they married 2 data sets - Google Trends weekly relative search interest for every search term + interest by state) here, fwiw:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,346
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Five Unexpected Content Marketing Skills That Are a Must to Build in 2021

would love to see stats on how many Gen Z aged folks are endeavoring to become solopreneur content creators themselves. Between YouTube and TikTok's platforms, as well we Snap offering millions for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th January 2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 479
Posted By Matthew Stanley
RE: Discipline

Having kids accidentally solved that one for me. But as that's a pretty extreme measure to recommend taking for the purpose of making yourself a morning person :), I'd ask: what else have you tried...
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