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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,932
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: URGENT! Newbie wakes up with 7/24hour fiverr gigs. Ratings at risk!

Carolynn, pause or close the gig so you don't get any more buyers (if you haven't already).

Next, contact the buyers and let them know you've ended up with more work than you can handle and tell...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th August 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Rob Howard
21 year old poses as a fake celeb in NY - hundreds believe it!

Have you guys seen this?

21-Year-Old Poses as Fake Celebrity, Gets His 15 Minutes of Fame | ABC News Blogs - Yahoo!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 771
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why Most WSO Creater, Don't Give Importance to creativity of WSO?

Why?

As stated above - in the sales letter, yes. (But even then, there is evidence that suggests plain text copy converts better than graphical masterpieces.)

This isn't an ART form, it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Purposely Clicking on Political Ads - Legal?

I thought this was the forum where "we talk about making money" - or is it a place to discuss using click fraud to financially damage a political entity?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: How do WSO Owners Make Money?

Because 6.95 X 5000 buyers = 34750 bucks, not counting the list generated and various, more expensive upsells and backends. (Which could easily equal several hundred thousand dollars more.)

Taking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,601
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: I Was a Victim of an eBay Crime

This thread = proof positive why many successful marketers don't bother posting anything in the WF after a certain point. And that is sad.

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Rob Howard
If you want affiliates to promote your stuff...

...how about developing a relationship with them FIRST?!

It doesn't have to be a "best friendship". All it has to be is a GIVE then take.

"Launch season" is ramping up now that July is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: What are VA's good for now?

Riza, you're doing your outsourcing wrong, which is why you can't find quality work (writing or whatever).

You don't want to pay someone a monthly salary of 300 bucks. In fact, you don't want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,016
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why paid traffic is better for newbies...

Paid Traffic Is More Than JUST GOOGLE PPC!

Sorry to yell. But the big misconception about paid traffic is that Google is the only place to get it.

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,931
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Free vs. Paid

No it's not. Not even close.

Cell phones are around 50 to 100 bucks to produce. Maybe more. Your monthly contract is 50 to 100 bucks A MONTH. For two+ years.

They are within profits on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,931
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Free vs. Paid

If paid information is dying, how is Mr. Flynn going to monetize his site? Is he doing it for charity?

No. He isn't. If he's doing affiliate promotions, then SOMEONE is asking for money.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,814
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: What does 'WSO' mean?

It's where WSO sellers like myself can Milk newbies like you dry. We try and suck every dollar you have so we can go spend it on fancy car's and hot call girls...We then get pics taken of the thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Internet Marketers Using Product Update Email Addresses to Sell Affiliate Products

Proof please?

These kinds of statements need some sort of verification.

Because that isn't what you said in your OP.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,582
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: When Do Pre-Sales WSO Questions In The WSO Forum Cross The Line From Questions To Debate?

That's the type of hyperbole I'm referring too.

I just hit the very first WSO currently #1 in that forum. The first 10 or so comments was questions. After that, a few reviews came in.

All...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,582
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: When Do Pre-Sales WSO Questions In The WSO Forum Cross The Line From Questions To Debate?

Dani, I know who this was pointed to, and I have three comments on it.

First - the situation in which you were commenting on was over with. You dug it back up on the thread and people involved...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,582
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: When Do Pre-Sales WSO Questions In The WSO Forum Cross The Line From Questions To Debate?

David, I post a LOT of WSO's. And I can tell you from personal experience, an overwhelming majority of negative feedback has nothing to do with the product/information inside.

Most of it is:

-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,582
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: When Do Pre-Sales WSO Questions In The WSO Forum Cross The Line From Questions To Debate?

Lee, the biggest problem is that there ARE some people who are out to purposely destroy WSO threads. They know that people will jump in and bitch too. It's human nature.

I've seen it happen too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Entrepreneur Vs. Consumer mindset

Once you start buying traffic in huge quantities, and it costing you hard cash, you'll do everything possible to make damn sure those people get on your list.

That's why exit popups work. And...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,601
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Pinterest as we know it is dead. Help get the word out!

Aren't you just just a mean, crotchety old basta*d? LOL :P

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,601
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Pinterest as we know it is dead. Help get the word out!

I still haven't jumped on the facebook bandwagon.

Oh, and I still haven't jumped on the Google bandwagon...

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,348
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: I'm broke so I want refunds on all the products I've ever purchased from you.

Oh, he'll get his refund. He'll probably get a refund on the one he didn't ask for too.

And then he'll be blacklisted and removed from the list. And to be honest, it may be for his own betterment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,348
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: I'm broke so I want refunds on all the products I've ever purchased from you.

Based on his email I don't think he was short on cash at the time.

I really do believe there are some people, who are overall honest (and let's face it, he was being honest with his reason), but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,348
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: I'm broke so I want refunds on all the products I've ever purchased from you.

We're not sure...debating on anything from serious "you're blacklisted, dipwad" to something hilarious like...

"Well, I would love to refund you but unfortunately I'm broke too. See, last night I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,348
Posted By Rob Howard
I'm broke so I want refunds on all the products I've ever purchased from you.

Just got this doozy fowarded on to me today from my business partner.

Yes yes yes yes...I know, refunds are "part of the game".

This is more musing at the attitude people have, and has an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,220
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Article Marketers Beware of Panda 3.4

The gist of your message is "can't afford it so go to google."

The problem with this thinking is that it limits income. If your business cannot afford to pay for traffic, then you have not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,220
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Article Marketers Beware of Panda 3.4

Youtube - Internal Traffic.
List Building - Not a traffic source.
Article Marketing - If done right, it's syndication networks that have their own readership.
PPC - Yup.
Forum Marketing - Not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Has anybody actually tried a deindexed blog network on a competitor?

You're right.

No business ever existed before Google got off the ground.

Google is like some sort of God. When Google formed, doing business finally became a possibility...

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Question About Email Rental Lists

I'll leave this little tid bit of wisdom here.

Buying an email list is like purchasing an old hooker to be your wife.

You are getting a wife who every dodgy scumbag has had a 'go' at and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why do most foreign WSO customers immediately request a refund?

This is true.

However, those that DO, almost all come from non western countries. At least, that's been my experience.

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 930
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why do most foreign WSO customers immediately request a refund?

I completely agree with the OP.

I run a LOT of WSO's and a big chunk of the refunds come from non western countries. Not trying to be racist or whatever, but I have tracked it.

About 40% of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Do You Appreciate Your Readers? List Management 101

What the hell are you talking about, Bill?

Email marketing is dead.

:D

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,637
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Google Facing Bankruptcy for Privacy Violations?

Their is a difference between WORTH and cash in the bank.

And worth can be calculated in all sorts of ways. I could easily say that my business is worth 1 million dollars, depending on how you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: How can i reach WSO makers?

I'm going to chime in here.

Your copy is horrible. Sorry - but it is. The first step is to get someone to write your copy for you.

After that, get people with lists to promote it.

But you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Outrageous!! GoDaddy is going to fine me!

Wow.

It's an 80 dollar renewal fee if you get it beyond a certain date after expiring. It's been like this for years.

If you know it's expiring, and you know it's 80 dollars to renew after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,630
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Scary, Google may destroy anyone online business just overnight

Fear Fear Fear! Be Afraid! The World is Ending!

One word: Adapt.

After I learned my lesson this last summer, no matter how "bad" things get - YOU decide your success.

Not Google.

Not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,828
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

Highlighted the key takeaway from your post.

A lot of people think business will end if Google says so. Luckily, REAL businesses won't end - if they rely too much on Google, they'll adapt or die....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,828
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

By people getting on the internet and browsing; traffic isn't "held" at Google and then released like a dam.

Traffic is like currency - constantly moving.

The media buy (banner/media) market...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,828
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

Or you run a business and pay for traffic. Just like all the "old fashioned" businesses have been doing since pretty much forever.

And I'm NOT talking about PPC.

There are so many places to buy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why the heck would anyone want a list of 10k subcriberss?

I *highly* recommend everyone read Dan Kennedy's book, "No BS Price Strategy":

Amazon.com: No B.S. Price Strategy: The Ultimate No Holds Barred, Kick Butt, Take No Prisoners Guide to Profits,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why the heck would anyone want a list of 10k subcriberss?

Totally!

Even a buck or 99 cents is better than nothing.

Do a 99 cent trial for 14 days.

And your free info (if you choose this route) goes something like this:

Squeeze Page -> Free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why the heck would anyone want a list of 10k subcriberss?

I agree to some extent.

What you really need is a funnel. If you grab free subscribers, you work your butt off to get them to purchase that first product.

You hit them hard - 2 times or more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,347
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Big Guru IM Launches Dead?

Boredom. Been there, done that. Launches are a pain in the a$$ to coordinate and require a ton of work.

Besides, Frank Kern last year summed it up nicely.

Real businesses focus on one thing:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,707
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Recap of Warrior Event 2012... and why you should go to networking events

In a quite little corner of the hotel restaurant...an innocent girl was being corrupted, a man was showing off his "skills", and it began looking like a college frat party after a few drinks...
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,455
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Paypal took money out of my friends bank account without permission.

Next time I sell a product, my TOS will state that I now own your first born child and have rights to do whatever I want with them.

It'll be right there in the TOS. No one can argue, right?

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,852
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Paypal closed my account due to Multi-level marketing?

However, I seems that only a small fraction of products teach that.

A majority are plugins, traffic generation, Amazon/physical affiliate products, etc.

I think that one thing we can all agree...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: BUMPING threads cost $20?

Price gouging? Excuse me?

These forums are advertising forums. Privately owned by Allen Says. He can charge whatever the hell he wants to charge. And based on demand, I say the price needs to rise...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Rob Howard
when you break the law, you go to jail...

If you're thread/comment get's deleted - it's because you broke a rule.

I'm not a mod. I haven't stayed at a Holiday Inn last night, either. (so I'm unqualified).

However, I do know the rules...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,175
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Animated Sales Video. Where do you get them from?

Thanks for this. Just encouraged me to get back into composing music!

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: NAMING WSOs, Sales Offers / Pages & Products

If I saw machine, I would think "system on automation". That doesn't necessarily mean software.

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,395
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Two things:

1. JVZoo and other platforms require most of this now. (More on this in a minute)

2. The troubling part is the access to transactions. I'm not sure why he would need it.

JVZoo...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Higher converting WSOs

Dwight, this is such a fallacy.

Pretty doesn't necessarily mean conversions.

I've done a sh** ton of WSO's and ALL of my WSO's contain only text and perhaps a few pictures.

They are easy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,753
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Paypal Sucks The Latest Bombshell

That's exactly what I did.

Twice I had accounts locked. Twice I went to regulatory agencies. Twice I got my money back, account unlocked, and then the second time paypal paid me for my trouble. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,530
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: New FTC Biz Op Rule - Effective March 1st, 2012 - Is it a Game Changer?

Shay, I contacted Brian about that and if you see my response above, I got that information from him.

Also, he said that income claims does not necessarily make it a biz opp.

Rob
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,530
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: New FTC Biz Op Rule - Effective March 1st, 2012 - Is it a Game Changer?

That's exactly it.

#3 - You have to also provide the leads (or provide the person who provides the leads) to make it a business opp.

If not (and most WSO's/products don't), it's all good.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 898
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Best way to make money online?

Um.

Perhaps this resource would help you out...

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Why Is Selling Your Own Product is Better Than Selling Affiliate Product?

I have a product in which 15 affiliates sent me 1000 buyers in 2 days. I had an upsell, and when combined with my own sales of the front end, I brought in 7000 bucks in around 3 days. That's profit....
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