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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Anyone have a good writer they can recommend off Odesk or Elance?

*Comes on the Warrior Forum*

*Asks for writers from Elance or Odesk*

*Ignores Warrior for Hire Section*

Profit???
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Freelance Writers: How long do you take to write a post/article?

I generally drop a few links in my blogs, as well as concrete information, and quite often I will write an introduction and scrap the whole thing because it doesn't go with the flow. If I'm rushed, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Freelance Writers: How long do you take to write a post/article?

While I totally get your point about longer posts having more value, there are still reputable publications that request shorter posts. I remember Carol Tice mentioning that some of her articles for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Freelance Writers: How long do you take to write a post/article?

Thanks for the reply Alexa. Just to reply to your post now...



You're quite correct. Please note that I never disagreed with Kay - she was the one who expressed her her dislike for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Freelance Writers: How long do you take to write a post/article?

Isn't the best indicator of good writing that people want to read more?

I know several writers who, after I've finished reading a particular post or article, I go looking for more of what they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By DTGeorge
Freelance Writers: How long do you take to write a post/article?

Hey guys,

As someone who's written for content mills and low paying crappy clients at the whole "$5 per article rate" one of the frequent comments I've heard from them is:

"You should be able...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,445
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Should I focus on content? Is content king?

Promotion is king.

Content, while important, is secondary.

No matter how awesome your product is, it's worthless if nobody knows about it.

Simply putting more information in a sea of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,153
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: To write your own articles or not to write your articles...

If you've got the secret to a $10 million business why are you outsourcing to Fiverr?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Is squidoo acquisition a game changer?

Nothing to discuss really.

As has been mentioned for several years on this very site, revenue share sites are NOT a stable or safe way to make money online.

If you're playing around and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,197
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: is blogging dead ??

You can plan all you want, but do you have the means to deliver on your plan? Are you a good writer? Do you know about the field you will be blogging about? Jumping into a business idea like blogging...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,197
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: is blogging dead ??

Slow and steady wins the race. The idea of "overnight success" is a myth - it's simply that publicizing the hard work people put in before their success isn't sexy. Also, I beg of you PLEASE do not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: My first time hiring a freelancer was a disaster

This is a myth, and it's quite obvious that you have never actually *lived* in any of these countries.

Can people SURVIVE on $25 a day? Of course. They can do it on much less, if necessary. Heck,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: My first time hiring a freelancer was a disaster

As someone who lives in a "third world country" I try to explain it to them all the time.

After paying almost $20,000 for a university Master's degree, there's no way I'd be working for a $5 an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 995
Posted By DTGeorge
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: It's time to outsource...how do I get started?

I think you have bigger issues, especially with the fact that after 5 years of IM $10 in income will make you happy.

Outsourcing will not solve your problems.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,203
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Making $400 a month as a Freelancer

1. It is extremely possible, and if you're putting serious effort into it I would say that you should be able to make MUCH more than that.
2. I would personally shy away from the low paid bid sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

I agree with John.

I myself usually ask for a link back to my site (NOT for SEO purposes) since I am essentially offering a service to the website owner for free.

The idea isn't to stop all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

YES and NO.

DUMB freelance writers and websites will request guest posts in order to increase SEO rankings.

SMART freelance writers will request guest posts in order to gain experience and have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,326
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: New here. Struggling to find a niche

For now, please forget about "keywords" "SEO" and many of the hot words bandied about on this and other forums. They are of limited importance to your success, and even less so when starting out.

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,023
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much did you earn from internet in first time?

My first gig was freelance writing - getting paid $10 ($9 after paypal fees) for writing a series of articles.

It was a serious pain in the arse, but it quickly opened my eyes up to some of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Active Bloggers: How frequent do you use stock images?

Big thanks from me, as I'd never heard of pixabay before but now will be using it pretty often!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,576
Posted By DTGeorge
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,782
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much are you paying for a GOOD full time writer?

Why are you so hung up on Fillipino writers?

There are lots of writers around the world, even on this forum, who would probably do the job for the price you suggested.
Forum: Copywriting 24th April 2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Do you quote your rates on your site?

Going to go against the grain here.

I'm not a copywriter (just an ordinary writer) but I DO quote prices on my website. Here's why:

1. Answers a basic question that most persons looking to hire...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Hey Guys I am New to the Forum.. Made$400 and Now i am stuck..

YOU have all the answers.

Don't try to pick up on the latest new fad or what works for everybody ELSE. Focus on your skills and knowledge, and choose an area/niche that best suits YOU.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st April 2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: New Spinning Software from Copyblogger!

Hey Murel,

Read ALL the way down to the bottom of the link and you'll get all the info you need.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Blog vs Website....?!!!

Blogs are great to display authority/knowledge on a particular area, interacting with your audience, getting feedback, and making your audience feel generally valued. In addition to, of course, SEO,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 817
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Why too much people are using forums?

To learn, and to give back.

If I wasn't a frequent visitor on the forum, then I'd still be grinding out $5 articles.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st April 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: New Spinning Software from Copyblogger!

Hey George,

I definitely think that the upgrade is exceptional. It all depends on how you use it though!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th April 2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: New Spinning Software from Copyblogger!

Guys - here's the link for RealWriter - Announcing: A Breakthrough Resource for Your Content Creation - Copyblogger (http://www.copyblogger.com/real-writer-2014/)

Enjoy!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th April 2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By DTGeorge
New Spinning Software from Copyblogger!

Hey guys,

I hate article spinners, and everyone who uses them, with a passion.

However, Copyblogger have recently released their new spinning software.

It's called "RealWriter" and after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: spin software

If you don't have the skill/time to write unique articles, or the money to hire someone to do it for you, you're in the wrong business.

Just say no to spinning.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: The Biggest Trap In Online Business

Never really had a problem with "information overload"

Then again, I decided to enter an IM related field on something I liked AND was good at, as opposed to scrambling for the new "hot" craze...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,685
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: The Online Money Making Method That You Want(ed) To Keep To Yourself

Dedication.

Seen so many good freelance writers quit because something got in the way.

Whether it be family, or not having enough free time.

If you're going to try to be successful freelance...
Forum: Social Media 20th April 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Hubpages/Squidoo question

Quite simply, the time and effort put into making a good page on Squidoo or Hubpages would be much better spent either writing for clients or promoting your OWN product.

Earning a couple of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: which services can I sell for 700$-1000$?

You need to figure out what YOU can offer in terms of education, skills and talents, and then put it together as a package worth that price.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: The future of "blogging" niche

Let me just get this straight here. 7 figures? As in over a million dollars?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 616
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Should I Buy Articles In Mass?

Here's the thing:

Posting great content won't magically bring traffic.

If you're lucky you might get a few hits simply from posting articles - but build it and they will come does NOT work.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,773
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: $3 Articles?!

As someone from a "developing country" I personally wouldn't work for $3 per article (or even 3x that).

And most of my friends who I know who are originally from India who have excellent writing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,896
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Best Blogging Platform

The blogging platform that you use will have literally nothing to do with how well YOUR site will be ranked.

So if your concern is purely ranking, then it really doesn't make a difference which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 956
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Article Writing Site Recommendations

There are literally tens of thousands of publications that will pay better than what you'll be getting on article writing sites.

As a published author and speaker I am sure that there will be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,082
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How Often should you update your blog

You forgot that you will need to cut and bury your foreskin of your firstborn son after publishing.

Nobody ever said that ranking would be easy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,082
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How Often should you update your blog

There's very little, if any, effect on regularly updating your blog that will increase your ranking.

What is far more important is the QUALITY of your blog, and equally important is the QUALITY of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Article writing

There's lots of writing that pays decently, and even handsomely. If you're a decent writer, then you can do far better than poverty level pay.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Article writing

There are many ways to make far more money writing besides joining content mills and bid sites like Textbroker or Odesk. Read up a bit on sites like Make a Living Writing, Be A Freelance Blogger, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 695
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How to start guest blogging

Start with The Ultimate List of Guest Blogs (http://www.guestbloggingtactics.com/blogs-that-accept-guest-posts/) - then join a couple of blog network sites such as blogger link up and my guest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Whos crazy me or my writer?

Problem at both ends.
I'd say give it one more go, explain that you need an article that flows and that makes sense when being read, and that you would appreciate it if he took a bit more time to ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,355
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: If you found the KEY, would you REALLLLLLY want to give back to the Warrior forum?

1. If you've studied psychology, you might have heard that in fact there is a debate whether or not there is any "true" altruism

2. There's no such thing as a key, a magic bullet, or anything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: About fiverr

We cannot tell you what you should offer.

We don't even know you.

Instead of asking random people what you should offer, you need to figure out what you can offer.

What are your skills? Do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: About fiverr

OP specifically mentioned that his English was bad, did you read the original post?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much would a good article cost me

How do you quantify which article is better?

By the response that it gets.

If it gets people to stay longer on the page, to comment, and to share the post, then you know that you have a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Outsourcing from Latin America

If you specifically look for people who speak spanish on say Elance I'm quite sure that you'll be able to find quite a few providers.

Just make it a headline and specify that you need native...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Free articles

The right angle is that the number of articles has almost NOTHING to do with how much traffic you'll get.

Stop focusing on how many articles, or even whether they are free or paid.

Google (and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,699
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: what information would you pay $997 dollars for?

There are two things that would allow me to decide whether paying that price (or any price) is worth it:

1. Who is offering it - Is it a university? A well known and respected marketer? Or a fly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much would a good article cost me

As Laurence pointed out, having a quality article is in no way a guarantee of getting visitors.

It will help your search rankings if when people who DO reach it share and comment though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By DTGeorge
Best Business Forum?

I'm curious to know what other forums people visit to get their business questions answered - outside of the IM world!

What business forum(s) do you use, or find worthwhile?


Cheers,

Daryl
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