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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By TimGross
Re: How do you split test exit popups?

Dedicated split-test tracking scripts are the best, obviously, but I suspect a lot of people don't actually split-test when they should because it's too much work to go to the trouble of figuring out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By TimGross
Re: My site has been hacked - What should I do?

If you're running Wordpress, common vulnerabilities are out of date plugins and/or themes. That's great that your webhost was able to revert back to an unhacked version of your site, but the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By TimGross
Re: Leads clicking "ADD TO CART" but bail?

You're assuming that people clicking on the "Add To Cart" button after 8 minutes have watched the video. It's likely a large percentage of people haven't. There's a really good chance they put sound...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,772
Posted By TimGross
Re: Important: Re PM spamming here

Also very important in addition to having a strong password: Do NOT use real information for any password reminder prompt, like:

"What was your first pet's name"
"What High School did you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By TimGross
Re: Free Wordpress Course?

You might want to start here, it's about an hour of in-order videos walking you through installation and the basics of setup, adding plugins, etc:

Internet Wordpress 3 Video Training: Step-by-step...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,657
Posted By TimGross
Re: Are WSO "Dream Merchants" Really Scamming People?

It's extremely important to differentiate terms:

Selling The Dream: Pitching the best potential end result a prospect could get by buying a product

Scamming: An illegal, deceptive way of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By TimGross
Re: Have a domain+hosting but...wordpress editing!

Watch these Wordpress step-by-step tutorial videos.

=> Internet Wordpress 3 Video Training: Step-by-step tutorials (http://www.internetmarketingcourse.com/freevideos/wordpress/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,122
Posted By TimGross
Re: Recording Powerpoint: Camtasia or ... ?

Camtasia for Mac is not the full-fledged Camtasia Studio for Windows.

Camtasia Studio is about $299 for PC
Camtasia for Mac is $99 or $129 or something like that. It does the basics but doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By TimGross
How To Make Your Warrior Sig Banner Get More Clicks (Before/After Examples)

I've done a lot of banner advertising, and "small" things can really affect response. I've taken some existing Warrior Member banners (the Sponsor Offers in the signatures) and re-worked them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By TimGross
Re: Banner click through rates

I just wanted to clarify: Percents are based on a hundred and CPM is based on impressions per thousand. So a 3% clickthrough rate = 30 clickthroughs CPM per thousand.

Interesting article here: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Any microphone recommendations

Audio Technica makes good mics. Suggestion: Get a pop screen (put between the mic and your mouth) to avoid popping the "P" sound when you talk, other than that your sample quality sounded very good:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 13,132
Posted By TimGross
Re: LOL!...hmm..

Reminds me of this commercial I always liked:

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,267
Posted By TimGross
Re: Anyone Ever Sold a Product That's Not Done Yet?

In mail order, the term for advertising a product you haven't created yet in order to determine if there's a demand for it is called "dry testing". The FTC has rules regarding it, the two main ones...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TimGross
Re: Can we no longer use STARS in our thread titles?

This reminds me of dialogue from Raising Arizona:

Customer: "Do these balloons blow up into funny shapes?"
Grocer: "Only if you think round is funny"

Asterisks are just as easily abused as any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,404
Posted By TimGross
Re: Video Sales Letters Working For You?

What I don't hear people talk about is the multiple ways there are to hurt response with voiceover video sales letters. For instance:

1) Do you (or whoever is talking) have a decent speaking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,841
Posted By TimGross
Re: On LinkedIn, Is the Title of 'CEO' too Pretentious?

It depends what you're doing and who your business relationships are with. For example, when I was working out a partnership agreement with one of the big-3 search engines and when I was working out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 21,777
Posted By TimGross
Re: The cost of running Warrior Special Offers now $40. Your thoughts?

Uh... Is that why you currently have three (3) WSO's advertised in your signature at the moment??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 21,777
Posted By TimGross
Re: The cost of running Warrior Special Offers now $40. Your thoughts?

Then you shouldn't be spending money advertising your entrepreneurial venture. You should be working to get free traffic. You should be trying to get joint ventures or an affiliate program...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,504
Posted By TimGross
Re: Wanna Know where 1/5 of the United States Hangs out?

I'm not suggesting there's a correlation, but here's a random fact I learned this week:
1/5 of Americans believe the sun revolves around the earth.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,828
Posted By TimGross
Re: Article Title Creator

This is called a headline generator, but an article title should function as a headline, so you may find it useful:

Free Headline Generator...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By TimGross
Re: VIRUS THREAT: Fake LinkedIn confirmations

Yeah, I got at least 10 of those today. I rarely have to think twice about deleting these type of phishing/scam/scam because of the multiple specific email addresses I use.

For anyone who has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By TimGross
Re: What equipment are you using to record phone interviews?

If you do interviews using Skype (get a decent quality mic for it, and pay to fund your Skype account if you want to be able to call land lines) you can Google "Skype Recorder" to find software to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By TimGross
Re: Isn't this content theft - please help me understand...

Some people in this thread are using their own personal opinion and experiences and believing it applies to everyone in all situations. That's not how it works, it's a fallacious argument.

You may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By TimGross
Re: A Stupid But Simple Camtasia Tip

A follow-up tip on using Pause with Camtasia:

I've gotten in the habit of hitting pause just as I hit the "Submit" button on form pages, because sometimes the next page is something I wasn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By TimGross
Re: FTC Clarifies Its Blogger And Affiliate Endorsement Guidelines...AGAIN!

LOL at the FTC saying, "What matters is effective communication, not legalese" when their own guidelines on the issue are so poorly explained by them that they're hard to follow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By TimGross
Re: Warning: Fraudulent Email pretending to be from a recognised bank

Most financial institutions I've seen contribute to this problem by encouraging users to click on links in the real emails they send out. Once customers are used to clicking on links in emails,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By TimGross
Re: What's a good lavalier mic to use with the Kodak Zi8?

A couple important points:

1) Higher-end video cameras let you adjust the audio sensitivity internally (you can turn the audio input up/down), not sure if you can with the Zi8, but that would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By TimGross
Re: What does it take to become a moderator at WF?

Do you watch "Lost"?
-It's like that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

On a side note, congrats on apparently inventing the term "primadonna squathead" by the way. :-) Not to be outdone, I've invented some of my own terms that I'm going to start using in casual...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

There's something about that this thread that's very Salvador Dali-esque. Let's have it laminated.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

OK, but you're not business partners either, you're somebody who would like to be a business partner. And that will only happen if you can convince the other person that it's in their best interest. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

To continue with this concept, when Caliban said, "...We have a sort of Mexican standoff here", it's only a standoff if both parties CARE but can't work out how to resolve it. Otherwise there's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,723
Posted By TimGross
Re: Would you agree the term "Internet Marketer" sounds a bit dodgy?

Well, as I've been saying for 10+ years, the term "Internet Marketer" is essentially meaningless. If your main source of advertising for your business was magazines and someone asked you what you did...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,231
Posted By TimGross
Re: FTC Sues 19 More for Unsubstantiated Income Claims

This thread has gone all over the place. If you actually read the FTC document (http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2010/04/grant-optical.shtm), they're shutting down full-on scams. Phony claims, fake...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By TimGross
Re: Use of cartoons?

Every publisher will have their own rules of course, but as an example here's the reprint request form for Universal Press Syndicate.

Short answer: They'll never let you reprint a cartoon without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By TimGross
Re: Yo Newbs... check this out

So maybe change your post title to:

"Yo Newbs, don't depend on free blogs, pay to get your own or your hard work will be wasted", ay?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By TimGross
Re: Camtasia Problem??? Anybody Else Having This Issue...

Definitely experiment with disabling one monitor temporarily before you try anything else, running double monitors certainly opens the door to potential complications.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By TimGross
Re: Camtasia Problem??? Anybody Else Having This Issue...

There's so many variables, like what version of Camtasia are you using, what video card, windows version, etc. The obvious things to try are:

Reboot Windows and only open the programs you need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Any microphone recommendations

I haven't used the Blue Microphones personally but based on reviews I've seen I think either one would be a good choice for you. The fact that it's a USB interface saves you a lot of money... ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By TimGross
Re: Why I Ask Warriors Versus Googling Something

Just a reminder to anyone reading this, by typing in
site:warriorforum.com
at the beginning of your Google search, you can find search results only on the Warrior forum.

So if you google: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,161
Posted By TimGross
Re: POLL: How much have you LEGITAMATELY made with a Private Label Rights Purchase?

I've sold over 10,000 copies of just one PLR product alone, but where the product comes from is actually besides the point...

If I create a successful sales process for a product, where the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By TimGross
"Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging"

In the "turn a defect into a feature department":

I was looking to order an extra internal hard drive online today, and there's one that has excellent reviews except for the poor packaging (it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,711
Posted By TimGross
Re: Facebook scam, maybe?

General tip: Set up multiple email forwarding addresses, like facebook1@yourdomain.com, yourbank@yourdomain.com, ebay1@yourdomain.com, that way when you get B.S. phishing emails and they're not sent...
Forum: Copywriting 11th January 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,867
Posted By TimGross
Re: Video squeeze pages vs Text squeeze pages

There are so, so many variables that can affect response to a video that it can't really be answered without having more information.

It's like asking, "If I buy a new car, will it go faster than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,599
Posted By TimGross
Re: Warrior Owes Me $2,500

I know what you mean. When I say "Real Estate Agents", I don't mean people who sell houses.

When I say "moms" I don't mean women who give birth to and raise children.

When I say "people who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 849
Posted By TimGross
Re: If you died today... what provisions have you made for your online business?

In that event I've instructed all of my customers to commit suicide so they can be buried with me in a mass grave.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,867
Posted By TimGross
Re: Is John Carlton pagiarising from Dan Kennedy?

Dan's definition of "Swipe and Deploy" is to grab an idea from one field and apply it to another. (IE, find a trick that insurance salesmen use to close sales and apply it to selling engagement...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By TimGross
Tag Clouds are sometimes a very, very bad idea

Think using Tag Clouds are always cool? Not when it's regarding customer support.

I assume they're aware of this because they're a technology company, but check out the Tag Cloud on the right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,816
Posted By TimGross
Re: Stop Responding To Questions You Don't Intend To Answer!

There have been some really some excellent responses to the OP...

One thing that hasn't really been mentioned is the frustration for truly knowledgeable people on message boards who exhaustively...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,886
Posted By TimGross
Re: Fake Scarcity

For anyone confused with these terms, substitute "internally limited" for "artificial".


Whoa... It sounds like you have a problem with anyone limiting their offers in any way, and that's not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,620
Posted By TimGross
Re: Political discussions are not allowed here

If anyone's up for some self-evaluation, the irony is that the marketers and would-be marketers who are unable to step outside of themselves and understand where "the other side" is coming from are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,411
Posted By TimGross
Re: Bad News ... Do You Realize CamRec Format is Crap?

I don't know what that means. You mean the file format is more unstable than avi (as opposed to saying the Codec isn't as good)?

How long are your individual screen recordings? I don't go over 10...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,724
Posted By TimGross
Re: When This "Sofa Marketing" Will Stop??

Stop making sense, Steven. If everyone stopped whining here, 95% of the posts would go away and there'd be nothing left but useful information for readers to learn from, which would open up their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By TimGross
Re: Are there any dont-touch-with-100-foot-pole markets out there?

False. Here's an illuminating article by Frank Kern who WAS in fact sued by the FTC:

http://masscontrolsite.com/blog/?p=57

A few quotes from it:

“The FTC pretty much thinks that if you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,999
Posted By TimGross
Re: All-In-One: Best Video Tutorials List

For in-depth video training on complex software programs that would rival what you'd get paying for a college course, you can't beat Lynda.com (http://www.lynda.com) for $25/month unlimited access to...
Forum: Copywriting 9th September 2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 42,778
Posted By TimGross
Re: All-In-One: The Copywriting Swipe File

These are biggies:

Influence: The Psychology Of Persuasion (http://www.amazon.com/Influence-Psychology-Persuasion-Business-Essentials/dp/006124189X/) - Robert B. Cialdini

Scientific Advertising...
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