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Forum: Mind Warriors 24th January 2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Luke Corden
Overcoming Fear

Do you ever take a good look at yourself and think: Why do I always do that?

I do, all the time. Not because I'm stupid, but because I journal a lot, and I write a lot, so I tend to reflect on my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,549
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: How fast did it take you to start making money

Hi!

Happy to help.

It took me three months and I have just had my very first online sale. Better still I just blogged about it today.

I'd be honoured if you checked it out. I'm riding high...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By Luke Corden
Made my first ever sale online. Feels great!

Hi all. I just wanted to let everyone know that after much hard work and a lot of fun I have made my first ever sale on line. It came as I slept! Which is exactly when I would've hoped it would come....
Forum: Copywriting 22nd December 2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,825
Posted By Luke Corden
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,218
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Finally Hit my $100 day turned into $257 for the week.

Amazing news. Congratulations. I love this posts. They give everyone a life. Thanks for sharing !
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Luke Corden
Newsletter Stylization

DOes anyone have any thoughts on styling newsletters.

Your general emails via autoresponder all seem to follow the standard plain text/basic html pattern. I see no reason to change this. But how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Got any thank you page tips?

I think the Early to Rise thank you page is an excellent model.

Thank You For Subscribing to Early To Rise. (http://www.earlytorise.com/thankyou/homepg/)

it is easily adaptable to your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,235
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Is It Time To Switch Search Engines?

So much easier to rank on bing and yahoo but I don't think you should drop one in favour of the other. Just diversify your SEO.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd December 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Get traffic from froums for a list via signature link

You do notice traffic bumps from posting in forums, but it dies off quite quickly unless you remain very active. Social media is more time efficient in my opinion. For example, you can attract people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Do you have a plan or just "wing it"?

Absolutely correct. You have to treat it like any other business. Too many people, myself included at one point, believe that the internet will just magically start spitting out money at you, as if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,076
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: How Often should you update your blog

I'm a pretty regular blogger, 5 times a week, but I have certain features on Monday and Friday that are quick video posts planning the week ahead (Luke's Monday Manifesto) and recapping the week...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Any one using an alternative to blogger

Wordpress.org (not wordpress.com) is the way to go IMO.

You own it, it's customizable, easy and there is very little you can't do. A great platform to start off with at any rate.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,180
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: double or single opt-in?

I am in agreement. A single opt ensures the same amount of quality leads as a double opt in. The fact that single opt ins also encourage more bad leads just gives you a chance to convert them with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Newbie to IM. 6 Sales in under 3 weeks. Need Advice.

First of all congratulations on getting customers. You have already achieved more than a lot of people that try their hand at IM. The advice on this thread is good. Set small goals and achieve them....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,564
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Is Udemy Worth the Effort?

I'm going to launch my training course as a standalone product first and then convert it for Udemy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: The War Room

I have recently joined the War Room and I think it has great potential. There is certainly a lot of value in there for people starting up.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th December 2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: The Holy Grail - Guide required!

Hi Tyson,

There are a thousand and one ways to set up your blog for success. I'm sure a bit of digging online and on this forum will uncover the information you need. I started out by paying the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,416
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Landing Pages - Should I Capture Only Email or Name + Email?

Great thread everyone. Really interesting read. My opinion changed about 4 times reading through the thread which goes to show that testing is the only real way to determine the best answer for you....
Forum: Mind Warriors 9th December 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: So You Want to Get Productive...

Thanks for taking the time to offer feedback. I'm really enjoying writing the blog. It is really cathartic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: My Strategy Moving Forward - Please Reply with Helpful Comments :)

I think if you go that route you are going to need to provide some special content and build up considerable but not unachievable presence in the relevant forums and key blogs. You will need to spend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: How can a newbie can get the most out the warrior forum?

First of all, I think that is a great question. I wish I'd asked it. So I think you are probably on the right track already.

Secondly, that IS a handy little guide. Thanks Steve B!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,544
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: ABOUT TO LET IT GO!!!

This is great advice for the OP. I would add...

It is really hard to get going. I struggled with AM for quite a while before I changed direction and started out in product development. I could...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th December 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: The Time is Now, Start living your dreams

This is exactly what I have been saying! The time is now. Let's get a shift on! No word of a lie, I wrote a blog post (some might say rant) about this exact subject today. It is about acting to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th December 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: How do I improve vocabulary?

I'm with all the readers here. Reading helps you learn new words but it especially effective because you can contextualize them better for use in the future - and best of all it is fun - and at times...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Checking for Responses to Threads

The instant notification function seems to only notify you of one post, it there are multiple you are none the wiser until you come and check.

I don't mind so much though, I have it set to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,852
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: What are the most lucrative niches of all time?

I think that has pretty much covered it. I thought I would just add a few more niches that are worth thinking about.

Acne
Dog Training
Muscle Building
Marriage/Divorce
Music Production
Panic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,484
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Working In Bedroom?

I'm a real productivity nut. I tend from work from my front room most days, but i change it up, depending on what I am doing. Different scenarios work better for different aspects of my work. If I am...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Gmail Users: Sent an email to the wrong person by mistake? Undo it:

This tip has come to my rescue more than once over the years.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Where to start?

Hi David, I would suggest that if you have the technical skills and know how you might want to look into creating your own product. I started out in affiliate marketing but recently made the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,513
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Where is the big money ”online” in general? ( not only IM )

I gotta say I think business coaching and mentoring gives a fair bit of bang for its buck. I would like to get into that space one day. Right now I am in product development stages which I love but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Think in reverse

The best opportunity is the opportunity you take. To many people waste opportunities by waiting for the right one. How can you possibly know. Thinking different is great advice though. Not always...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th December 2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: What can I do...

That's an exceptional bounce rate! Well done. May I ask to see your site? I'd love to be producing content of that standard.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th December 2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Don't waste time with SEO

I am a fan of SEO but it is time consuming when you start out. Especially if you are entirely new to the whole industry. I can see why people get disheartened. I have recently been taking a slightly...
Forum: Copywriting 4th December 2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,481
Posted By Luke Corden
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th December 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Luke Corden
So You Want to Get Productive...

Hi Warriors

I am reasonably new to this forum and have been gaining a lot of value from it. By way of thanks I created a free video about 1 of my productivity secrets.

The video is on my blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,151
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: My first $100 day

Congratulations and thanks for sharing. It gives us all encouragement. I am quitting my day job on 31st Decemebr this year so back is against the wall. But these little success stories give me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: What is the best thing to promote

My standard answer is that I'm promoting my own product which is related to website optimization in the SEO niche. This is a great niche and a great product (even if I do say so myself - of course...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,102
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: What is your 2014 gameplan?

My stated goal was to quit my day job on 31st december and never return to the slave cycle of the daily grind. I have actually been blogging about this challenge and how I'm overcoming it. Take a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,181
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Opt-In Carrot: Ebook OR Email Course??

I don't think you can ever get an exact answer unless you split test each time you come to make this decision. But my hunch would be ebook - you can always offer the email course as a follow up...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd December 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 940
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: What made you get started?

Oh wow. I love this question. It really makes you nail down your reasons. For me it was a kind of desperation mixed with a general disenfranchisement with society and my role in it.

I always felt...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: I would appreciate feedback on my blog.

Thanks to those who have given feedback so far. It is encouraging to know I am on the right track.

DNChamp - I post every day from monday to friday with a video each monday (gaols for the week)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Luke Corden
I would appreciate feedback on my blog.

Hi I am a reasonably new member here. Over the past two months I have been attempting to set up a new blog. A personal one for the first time ever!

It details my progress towards a successful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,485
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Who Still Uses EzineArticles?

When I was still working with my affiliate sites I used ezine articles and still found them a good, not great, but definitely worthwhile source of back links and occasional traffic. You need to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,365
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Mentors... Good idea? Bad Idea? Too much $??

I can only speak for myself but my life, my business, my productivity, my knowledge, my potential, my position of power and my ability to take control and plan my work has increased exponentially by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 646
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: curious

Brilliant advice steve. Great job. I wish I'd heard this before I started buying all the shiny new objects. That said, I did stumble across a couple of gems and there is a useful learning curve that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,911
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Are you making money online yet?

You're certainly not alone mate. There are so many people in your (and to a degree my) position. I have decided to get a mentor, that is where my investment went.

From there I have been guided...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,047
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Which is the best way to monetize your blog?

Absodamnlutely! This is what I plan to do.. I would add to this though. Make sure it's your own product.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: $8,000 coaching program.....is this request excessive?

I wouldn't base an 8K layout on references. I would base it on the quality of past work. I would rather see a portfolio or the clear success of student. I have a mentor and he has been exactly what I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Outsource product creation?

One day at a time.

I have had to change my diet and get really healthy to keep focused. Managing my energy levels has allowed me to get down from a sluggish 8 hours to a clear headed 6 hours...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,911
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Are you making money online yet?

I'm making serious strides now. I was being held back by the initial time constraints that setting up an affiliate site pose. Now however I have changed track and decided to make my own product and...
Forum: Website Design 11th November 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: CSS Heaven - CSS Hell

I agree that teh child theme is the way to go. But I just can't get it working. I have followed the wordpress codex and wordpress is recognizing the theme in the themes sections but when I try to...
Forum: Website Design 6th November 2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: CSS Heaven - CSS Hell

Hi Robin,

Can you clear something up for me.

I have created a child theme in wp-content/themes/iconic-one-child and in here I have created a style.css file.

I have followed the codex you...
Forum: Website Design 5th November 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Recommend the best theme

I'm using iconic one theme at the moment. I find it to be very seo friendly and lightening fast. There is a free version and a premium version but IMO the free theme wordpress seo by yoast will do...
Forum: Website Design 5th November 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: Anyone know a good Wordpress Theme for this idea

I'm using iconic one theme at the moment. I find it to be very seo friendly and lightening fast. There is a free version and a premium version but IMO the free theme wordpress seo by yoast will do...
Forum: Website Design 1st November 2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: CSS Heaven - CSS Hell

Robin, thanks very much for this link. It will be useful in the future. For now I am just experimenting with removing existing inline css and js from the html and placing it in external files to...
Forum: Website Design 1st November 2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Luke Corden
Re: CSS Heaven - CSS Hell

Thanks for this reply David.

I don't think I made myself very clear did I.

Regarding the external style sheets: I appreciate they have there own folder. But if I want to combine all the...
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