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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 590
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Does Commenting on other blogs still help to generate traffic?

I wouldn't look at commenting strictly as a traffic method, but rather as a networking method.

Befriend the author and fellow commenters on that same blog. Provide useful advice, ask curious...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,882
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

A quick note regarding "totally" versus "partially" passive:
Even if you have to work on something every now and then, it's still pretty much passive income (100%). So think of passive income as...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th July 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 410
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What Is Your "Why?"

Nice one, Jonathan...
My website was a membership source, and people regularly signed up (paid) without issues. But eventually I still decided to make it a free source for easier access to everyone....
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What are the best tools for writers?

Look into "Write or Die 2" if you're feeling lazy to write and/or need motivation. One of the program's features is deleting your words if you take more than a few seconds to write. It's hilarious...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Error in my wordpress blog

No problem, hope that helped!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd March 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,667
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Batman v Superman - the first reviews are in...

I used to depend a lot on reviews, but not anymore. It really makes us overthink everything.

In the end, most movies are at least *mildly entertaining* no matter how awful they are (most, not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,278
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How I multiplied x3 my monthly income in less than 7 days! I'm so happy!

I mean, yes everybody likes free things. Correction, we love free things.

This is where you, the entrepreneur, have to draw the line somewhere.

Offer 80% free and awesome content, keeping them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Autoblogging in 2016. Thoughts?

The best way to succeed with an autoblog is to forget all about search engines. Have the site auto-publish while you work on building an audience around it. Social media, Facebook groups, and so on.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,744
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Tai Lopez and his new Lamborghini

Old thread, but just my opinion:

I have no hatred for the guy, but I also don't put him on a pedestal like some of my friends do. Those friends of mine are NOT in the internet marketing space, so...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Are you sure that's the logo you really want? Haha!

LOL, made my day.

(seriously, Olympics, WTF?!)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,517
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How Can Someone Get Paid So Much?

A big part comes down to how you POSITION yourself. Positioning yourself above the rest can give customers a higher perceived value, even if your quality is as good as that of a "$7 per 500 words"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

Very impressive and inspirational, John.
In my honest opinion, more people would have the same success if they purchased your old guide on being a well-paid content writer. Correction: If they took...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,327
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

The best ones are the clients that try to justify paying half a cent per word because "they have a lot of work available for you. So it all adds up to decent money."

I never even reply back to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,003
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Should you use your real name in a blog?

Lol, I have to agree with you, Frank.

The main confusion in this thread is the way the question is worded. If the OP were to ask, "Should I simply call myself Staff as the byline? Perhaps some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Blog idea is it workable

Although this idea is nothing new, it's still a great idea and can earn you many followers and (potentially) income.

One of the key factors here is to also have a YouTube channel. Videos that show...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,544
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What niche would you go into if you had to start now?

Stop poking, John. Leave a man's backend alone.

I'd probably jump into personal finance with a twist. Make the articles more actionable as opposed to merely providing old, tired finance tips.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,732
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Are we too late to the party?

Here's the thing, Andoni...
While we may have 1 billion websites, those numbers are also including the millions of useless, abandoned, utterly outdated ones. So when you really think about it, the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: transferring drivers from old hard drive to new hard drive

Ron, the short answer is No, you can't just copy the installed drivers from one place to another. Notice the emphasis on "installed" - meaning, you can only copy the installation files (the files you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,253
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Just published my very first Kindle eBook (short erotica). How can I get sales?

When it comes to erotica, publishing 4,000 words is quite normal and acceptable. Just make sure you disclose the word count on the book's description so that buyers know what to expect. This also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,909
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How much would you PAY for this article?

Well, i'll be damned.

I understand that pricing is subjective (someone may pay $50 for a 500-word article, while another client might pay $100). But.....there are simply some articles that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,909
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How much would you PAY for this article?

This shit brought me back to 2007 in so many ways.

"There are many facial cleansers, eye creams, serums, etc etc that you can try..."

- Such as?
- How are those products good?
- In what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Fiverr like sites. Suggestions?

Here's an old article I published -- hope it helps, as I haven't updated it in ages.

P.S. SEOClerks is a good one, by the way.

Top Fiverr Alternatives:
List of Popular Fiverr Clones |...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Searching Possibility for monetization of tech Blog.

Maybe you should narrow down your niche a bit more. You talk about tablets and SEO and Windows 10, to name a few.

A few years ago I was heavily interested in Windows, but not tablets or SEO or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,309
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Do you need to focus on a niche?

So, you're not enirely sure whether to choose an entertainment site or a niche site? WHat's your gut telling you?

I've always had a partial interest in entertainment sites. The content creation...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,040
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Internet Marketing with Blog Commenting

I would dedicate one hour every week just to comment on several websites (quality, interesting comments, of course).

Pretend that this hour is part of your work routine. It's just one more thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,309
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Do you need to focus on a niche?

Seth, I would have a niche blog as your primary website, while having a broad website on the side.

Use the broad website and throw an article whenever, let it grow slowly but surely over time....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What's best software for download of zipped file for my customers?

I use WPMUDev's "Membership" plugin, which I believe costs $20 with one month of tech support. I use it and it works great. I don't know the INs and OUTs of the plugin, as it does a ton of things i...
Forum: Email Marketing 6th February 2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,380
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Does anyone actually break even with solo ads?

I haven't tried solo ads, but as Brent stated, I would think the real benefit is to gather quality leads/signups and then profit later down the road.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,398
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Can someone live from passive income over internet?

Alexa, the amount of maintenance work largely depends on the chosen topic/niche/market.

And yes, there's usually maintenance here and there (maybe 10 months or 10 years from now), but that doesn't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st January 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Your Favorite Music of 2014?

Chevelle rules! I second Take Out the Gunman.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: A blog with two niches?

Hi Warren, good to see you on WF. Elvis here :)
Now I fully understand what you're trying to do...

I *think* you would do well. When people finally lose weight, they often want to talk about it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: This is how a viral traffic looks like... and suddenly... oh no Hostgator, please don't!!!!

Welcome to the internet - where it's okay to show one's true colors due to anonymity.

Attitude in person= charming.
Attitude online= holier-than-thou.

Anyway, i've been noticing HostGator's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Discovered Something Fascinating About Marketing

Perhaps the Craigslist's Denmark region or anything close. Either the Services/Gigs section, depending on what you have to offer. Granted, you might also need some help from Fiverr to compose an ad...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,234
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Anyone Else Sick and Tired of this Word????

The irony of this entire thread: Now I am much more open and relaxed when it comes to the word.

See? A seemingly trivial question can go a long way when we all just joke about it and laugh it off....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th October 2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,234
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Anyone Else Sick and Tired of this Word????

LOL, I hear that one a lot. It's usually followed by a restraining order. Literally.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,783
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: A trick I discovered about making money with TeeSpring...

Thanks and congratulations.
I've always thought of going viral with this -- many people are doing it and it clearly works.

Here's my concern: Many of the "viral" things these days are pictures...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Freelance Writing

Look into a WSO by John Coutts, The Well Paid Content Writer. It will give you a great way to start and point you in the right direction.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,635
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: I want to earn passive income around $5-$10/day, what will I do?

Unfortunately, this doesn't just apply to newcomers. Half the "veterans" on this forum love to preach that there's "no such thing" as passive income. I assume they say it because they, too, lack an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,635
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: I want to earn passive income around $5-$10/day, what will I do?

Passive income exists, it's just difficult to obtain, that's all. However, note that "difficult" does not mean "impossible" -- and therefore, it exists.

For many years now, the best example i can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 572
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Let's talk AdBlocking and how to work arround them...

In my opinion, anyone who goes out of their way to block all advertisements would have never bothered clicking on your ads anyway. So there's no real need going after those people in the first place...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 665
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Becoming an IM blogger

One of the main things (and it should go without saying) is to provide quality.

Now, don't take that word for granted. It's not just about knowing the subject, but rather about going above and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Can I embed videos on my blog?

The official answer is, 'Yes, you can embed a video with absolutely no legal problems.'

Here's more info:
http://www.themarysue.com/embedding-video-copyright-infringement/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,288
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Why Are So Many Niche Affiliate Marketers Working Backwards?

I'm glad it's worked for you, Mark.
You're right; people could potentially miss out on some seriously profitable niches if they refuse to acknowledge them merely due to a lack of passion.

That...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The importance of focusing your attention on passive income

This thread will most likely get a few people saying "there's no such thing as passive income." History keeps repeating itself (in very annoying ways.)

The big misconception (with passive income)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Elvis Michael
IncomeDiary Was Hacked

It appears that the popular blog IncomeDiary.com (http://www.incomediary.com/) has been hacked.

There's simply a message saying, "Hacked By Muslim Corporation Cyber ....people_hut.....was here"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,779
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Don't Be Too Quick to Think a Niche is Saturated. Here's Why ...

Agreed.
The reality is that most niches are technically "saturated"...... and yet, you still see so many competing websites becoming more and more successful over time nevertheless.

I'm...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By Elvis Michael
All-in-One SEO Pack Users: Upgrade Plugin ASAP

From PCWorld.com:

"Researchers from Web security firm Sucuri found two flaws in a plug-in called “All in One SEO Pack” that potentially allow attackers with access to non-administrative...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,957
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Blogger Or Wordpress?

I used to be such a blogger cheerleader, until one day....

1-I set up a blog with useful original content, blah blah blah.
2-Slapped some related Amazon Associates links on the sidebar........
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Get Your Free Images For Blogs Articles & Whatever..

Pixabay actually has a WP plugin. Just install it, search for pics AND insert them straight into the post.

No more need to download pics to your computer and then uploading them to your website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: If I am writing a review but don't have any images...

There's absolutely nothing wrong with using an image under fair use laws. In short, you may use it for "purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research..."
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,234
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How long do you spend on internet marketing per week?

All the advantages you mentioned can also become disadvantages if you let down your guard.

It's easy to take just one more break over time, to spend just one more hour watching TV, and so on....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Ran Out Of Offers To Promote?

How about not automatically assuming that all he ever does is send offers and nothing more? ;)

But yeah, feel free to promote something more than once, especially if you truly believe in said...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Would Like Twitch gaming followers...

There are many gaming blogs that accept guest posts. Tell him to make a list of such blogs and send them a personalized message. He should become a semi-regular contributor to the more popular ones,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Best places to get blog post ideas

It's always best if you follow your passion in some way, shape or form, as this in itself tends to generate tons of ideas naturally.

But when passion is not primarily involved, you can (and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th April 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,560
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Which Antivirus do you use?

After trying a variety of software over the years, these days I stick to Microsoft Security Essentials. It's effective and it's not as "bloated" as many others. It just works... what you see is what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,519
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: My tips and tricks for writing a Kindle & Nook book every 4 weeks

This is what I am doing, and it seems to work wonders:

1. I write an outline so I know exactly what I'm going to write. This prevents me from stopping or being stuck while writing.

2. I fire up...
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