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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 07:53 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, 07:47 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 11th November 2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Image for blog article: Way to start?

I run a simple Google advanced image search, and select images that are free to use or share, even commercially
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Advice regarding articles published on Bukisa

You've got hundreds of articles...and your idea is to put them on Bukisa?

:confused:

Colour me confused here, but wouldn't it be a much better idea to use those articles on your OWN site,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 654
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: MEGAPOLL: Why Do YOU Want Money?

Bill,

There are other reasons for asking a question than simply wanting to know the answer.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,087
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How and where can i learn to write articles, press releases and such to become a freelance write

$10 for landing page copy?

Your friend should be making 10x that. And I'm talking absolute bare minimum. (As tpw rightly pointed out, good copy writers will make $1 per word...and UP.)

But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Article Writing

Lol @ Alexa.

I can see you physically restraining yourself from replying before breaking down and pounding away furiously on your keyboard.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,087
Posted By DTGeorge
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,238
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Why do freelance writers undervalue their services?

I don't agree.



Partially true, but there are ways around this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,238
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Why do freelance writers undervalue their services?

My main point is, the clients that I want aren't going to be on Fiverr in the first place.

And while admittedly Fiverr and other marketplace freelance sites have their place, I can't see a GOOD...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,238
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Why do freelance writers undervalue their services?

To all those who've responded:

Didn't mean to make a "hit and run" post, but haven't had the chance to visit the forum again until just now!

I don't know about being undercut: in my mind the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,238
Posted By DTGeorge
Why do freelance writers undervalue their services?

This is something I've been wondering about, especially going through the forum here.

So many good writers advertising their services for 1 or 2 cents per word, when they could be making FAR MORE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Contest winner goes NUTS? What to do?

See, this is where my problem with you lies - it was your problem "for the most part"

It was your problem for the ENTIRE PART, illness or not, you promised something and did not deliver. That is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 881
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Contest winner goes NUTS? What to do?

1. You failed to deliver in a timely manner - which is what is the issue in the first place. I can understand that you may have been ill and not been able to deliver on your promise, but IF there's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,177
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Are we all missing a BIG opportunity right in front of us?

It's not a question of IF bitcoin will crash, but WHEN.

There are too many issues surrounding Bitcoin to continue letting it go unregulated - both from the outside and the inside.

However, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Blogging For Money?

1. There should be absolutely no issue with knowing what products to sell.

The problem with so many IM'ers is that they randomly pick products to promote based on profitability.

That is the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,632
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: how can i make money from content creation

Iwriter, or any other content mill, would probably be one of the LAST places I'd go.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,632
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: how can i make money from content creation

I'm with Brent here. Before offering a service, you should first ensure that your skills are above average.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: GoArticles

Go to the search bar in the warrior forum.

Look for sales funnel
Look for article marketing

Alexa especially has a quite good grasp on the topic.

Everything you NEED to know is available,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,106
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: I am blogging but not making good money Need Advice and alternative

Try freelance writing on your blogging niche. Study a few popular freelance writing sites (e.g. makealivingwriting.com) and market yourself through your blog.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,645
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Can't we all just work together?

Mike,

There is no blueprint or holy grail that will give you guaranteed success.

If you think a WSO can solve your money problems, then you're sadly mistaken.

That being said, I truly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: ^NEW¨- A Website Where FREELANCERS Work In Exchange For Items...

It sounds like a great idea, but the real question is, how would you arrange the barter exchange in a way that provides value for both persons?

Get over that minor hump and it certainly could be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,336
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: HELP - I'm Starting My Own Psychic Phone Line Site

Ouch.

While I can sort of understand people's ill will towards things such as psychic hotlines, if people want to throw away their hard earned money on mumbo jumbo then that's their perogative.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: comments on articles, yes or no?

Definitely allow comments.

And there's nothing wrong with having comments, simply make sure that you have to approve them before they're published and use Akisment to capture spam before it gets...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Is anyone else finding it harder to make a living online?

1. It was an analogy...the point of the matter was obviously not to tell him to go and apply with BMW

2. There are plenty of SME's who work with bigger companies who would be happy to outsource...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Is anyone else finding it harder to make a living online?

If you have a problem competing with Fiverr...then don't compete with them.

Do you think that BMW has an issue competing with Ford or Toyota?

No: they made a $6.7 BILLION profit last year.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,468
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How Do I drive traffic to my new blog?

Where are you blog and forum marketing? Are these comments high quality (e.g. relevant, detailed, informative and sensible) or are they one line or two line spam comments?

I've managed to use...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th September 2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,867
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: COLLEGE or no?

Could you lend me the crystal ball that you're using?


Even IF you have no intention of working ever again in that field, your degree will come in handy.

I once had a job that had absolutely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,596
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: What would you do with 3000 Articles

I don't appreciate you spamming the page. Find another way to get POST COUNTS.

:cool:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Can I blog using Wordpress.com to get comfortable writing and publishing?

Peter,

Your writing is better than 90% of the "professional" content writers. From what I've seen, you're equipped just fine to get into the freelance writing arena.

No need to have an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Question on Guest Posting.

If you're working or targeting a particular niche it would be best to run a simple google search as to what websites in that nice accept guest posts. Assuming that they do, they most likely would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,808
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: My IM Journey....Three Years of **Disappointments**

There is one thing that stands out to me here in what you're saying:

Lack of focus and understanding what you're good at.

It's like me, who's all of 5'7, going to a basketball coach and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Where to outsource for writing services?

It doesn't matter WHERE you outsource, but how well you vet your writers.

There is no "best site", since all sites will have a very large mixture of different writers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,312
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much should I charge for freelancing?

Bravo.

It's just a shame that there are so many good writers out there who are unwilling or unable to believe that there are clients out there who actually want high quality researched articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,312
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much should I charge for freelancing?

Sorry but that is horrible advice.

A skilled and experienced writer shouldn't be writing a paragraph for $15, much less a 500 word article.



You are completely right with the idea, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,312
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How much should I charge for freelancing?

There are people willing to pay far more than $15 per article.

1. Have a look at some of the job boards (e.g. freelancewritinggigs, problogger, mediabistro) and filter out the LOW paying jobs,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,700
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

I'll put this nicely: that's a load of tosh.

Communicate your worth effectively, and people won't care where you're from.

I only relatively recently began freelance writing, but I've made $30...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 656
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How do you make your articles look good?

Use pictures - if possible up to three strategically placed and relevant photos will encourage readers to continue scrolling allll the way down
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,822
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Never Earn Money

The knowledge I have is easily and freely available. There is no need for anyone to hold your hand , you can gain the same knowledge that I have, but you have to be willing to learn and not hope for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th June 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 42,168
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: How I Made £4850 Plus £1500 recurring Monthly In 3 Weeks

Very, VERY interesting post.

1. First off, hats off to Simon. Not only has he put a valuable (though I would say common sense) concept into a thread, but he has also ensure to help EVERY SINGLE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Cheapest way to legally hire an English speaking assitant?

Call a spade a spade and don't come with the "I'm doing the person I'm employing a favour" BS.

If you are looking to get the cheapest possible labour source so that you can make more money then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Need a $1000 in 27 days? How?

Forgive me if I can't actually take you very seriously. You are offering a "17 k system" but can't make 1k? And THEN you can't even change your post PROPERLY?

I mean, if you're making 17k, SURELY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,115
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Laugh of the week

That's the problem.



I won't hold it against you. All I'll say is, if I'm at the stage where I can only work for 40 cents per hour, I'd much rather improve my skills than work for those kinds...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Becoming a Virtual Assistant

That's a start, BUT
1. Don't limit yourself to Odesk of course - there are dozens of sites.
2. Start up your own website and drive traffic there through doing things like guest posting,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 733
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Content Writing

Hey,

There are a NUMBER of free and paid resources that go through everything about freelance writing, from the basics to the advanced.

A couple of good teachers are Tom Ewer and Carol Tice -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,995
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Tracking of working hours and screen recording

I can't answer your question about real time tracking for whenever you want.

BUT Odesk does take frequent screenshots.

Either way, why would you feel the need to track your employees time...
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