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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Which would be better?

I was planning on doing this for multiple cities. I was leaning toward an authority site but it is easier to rank a mini niche one and sell it off on flippa for a hundred dollars or so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Which would be better?

XYZchicago.com or xyzcity.com/chicago?

Where XYZ is the phrase I'm targeting with multiple cities. I'm debating whether to make one large site and SEO each city as I do them and SEO the whole...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th March 2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Where to buy images for dating campaigns?

They aren't! I wouldn't suggest you go the Google route. You honestly never know if a compliance person is hired by the website that is the copyrighted owner of that picture.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th March 2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Confused on PPV

You would like the offer page and landing page to be the same language no matter what in my opinion. And I haven't tried Vietnam but I've tried English in the Philippines ans it worked wonderfully...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 19th March 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: CUSTOM PPV Landing Pages! - 25% Off - GRAND OPENING!

Most CPA networks don't allow you to grab a lead and send them to their landing page. With these landing pages it would go like this:

Popup with the landing page you bought from me > Click a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Confused on PPV

What the poster said above me is true. LeadImpact and TrafficVance don't go off the beaten path internationally.

Test English, test native language, test this offer, test that offer, test...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Do you think this personal story is true?

You never really know online if these stories are true or not. So my answer would be... who knows? It looks a little fishy to me to get you to click through their steps but that's internet marketing...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Questions about email submits

Personally speaking, all the campaigns with 2nd page submits went so-so. The big ones were when all I had to do was have the visitor fill out the email and hit submit. Now if we're talking credit...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,144
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: DirectCPV traffic quality

I've had so-so with DirectCPV. I now only use it to scale campaigns and see if it will work on DirectCPV. It definitely isn't my first choice regarding CPV traffic.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Where to buy images for dating campaigns?

I eventually sucked it up and started buying mine. Way more quality when you buy them. But I used free ones for years and all of them I have bookmarked were mentioned here plus extras.

Good luck!
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: craiglist!!!!!

It has been said but Real Estate is hot on CL right now, employment has its ups and downs with CL, and dating got cracked down really hard but I still hear of minor success in that niche. You need a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,341
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: CPA and Twitter

I've had zero success with twitter but my next venture with it would be to make a twitter email list of sorts. Very targeted and very high value. I have mostly just used fiverr for twitter followers...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Are You Using Business Cards To Promote CPA Offers?

I've done a flyer promotion on a college campus and it broke even for the most part, only getting me $15 profit for a lot more work than I had thought. It was a zip submit for a $500 Visa Gift card....
Forum: Warriors For Hire 19th March 2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: CUSTOM PPV Landing Pages! - 25% Off - GRAND OPENING!

FAQ

The coupon doesn't work?
Please check at the bottom of the shop near "purchase" on the checkout screen. It should show the actually price there.

Example work?
Example work can be found...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 18th March 2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By Steve Sieverding
CUSTOM PPV Landing Pages! - 10% Off for First Time Customers!!!

http://i.imgur.com/MIbnw.png





Looking for a Landing Page?
You've probably figured out your campaign needs improvement. It might be your offer, it might be your traffic, but a lot of the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th March 2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Movies Site with 6 million visitors a month needs help

Content would be good but it would kill your traffic. I'm not sure if a script is possible but maybe have them do one once a week/bi weekly and that's it. And you could also sell a premium monthly...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th March 2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: First Cpa Attempt

Actually depending on the offer and site, when I media buy and put the provided banner up, it sometimes has a drastically different CTR (for the positive). But that's why they always tell you to test!
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th March 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,066
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: My second day with PeerFly. Earnings: 5.90$ - Spent: 0.24$

Cut and Scale, Cut and scale. You will soon be making a nice profit! Congrats!
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th March 2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: iframe - please help

To the best of my knowledge it can't be done with a basic iframe. And if you're trying to cover up an offer header, I am pretty sure you'll need approval from your account manager.

Just my 2ยข
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th February 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Starting Out - My Goals - How to start out?

To be honest, I lied (sort of) when I started out at 14/15. I got a P.O. Box and made that my address and I just talked my way through it. They didn't question my voice at all unless you sound super...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,872
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: How much I can sell a website that makes $4k/mo

I would personally look into other monetizations. If you're are making 4k on adsense.... good lord the possibilities are endless with actual products, amazon, cpa, media buying etc. The possibilities...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Investing some tools.....

All the tools in the world can't replace the hard work and dedication of writing things by hand. If that means you do it yourself or hire someone else to do it.

I personally am not a fan of...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Pre-Start Questions for Experienced Affiliates

Obviously it would depend on your budget, the offer, niche, landing page, etc. But that is generally my rule of thumb. Since that is a high paying offer I might scale that back to about 5-7x the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Will this CPA Lead generation method will work?

Definitely explain that to your affiliate manager. While you think you may have found a loophole of sorts, you may just be setting yourself up for getting your account deactivated by the network.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Interested in buying CPA site/Curious about transfer regulations

To the best of my knowledge, unless you are buying a whole company like an LLC or S-corp, then they are not legally obligated to transfer account ownership over to you. Unless of course you lawyer...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th February 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Pre-Start Questions for Experienced Affiliates

Bredfan had all the right stuff and advice. I would only add one thing for the #4.

If using PPC I would go upwards of 10-15x the offer amount before I switch up the offer. In PPV that gets scaled...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st February 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: DirectCPV?

DirectCPV is great low quality traffic. I would recommend only if you are brand new to CPV but if you aren't LeadImpact is definitely the way to go.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,601
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Where to get ideas for a new business name?

I usually get a list of adjectives that I like, other words that I want to incorporate or model my brand after (animals, places, things) and mash them together till I come up with something and that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,381
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Aweber Myth?

Nope, never heard it. But I would believe it. I've noticed that all the lists I am apart of, I get the aweber ones way more frequently in my inbox vs my spam.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,492
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Google Analytics traffic shows less than my stats in Hostgator, why?

If they have cookies or javascript disabled then analytics doesn't track them. At least that's what I have found. But I don't have striking differences between my stats.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,168
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Will have $2,200 to invest - how should I spend it?

With the combination of a part time job that's ending, a tax refund, and student loans, I will have $2,200 to invest come the third week in January.

How should I invest it?

I'm a full time...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd November 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Redirect to not allow the network to see where the subid was referred from?

I've heard of this awhile ago and I don't remember exactly how it works. How do I redirect the person automatically to now allow the network to see where they were referred from?

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Too late for these two types of websites?

Yep, I would obviously follow all the rules and have a list of 15 or so CPA networks that allow incentive traffic.



That was my concern with the Penny Auction sites as well.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,435
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Too late for these two types of websites?

I've been researching a long time on doing these two types of sites or not. I've been close to pulling the trigger a couple times and I am glad I didn't because I would've needed the money for some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Advice on getting more traffic to my forum

Free traffic is very hard to come by for a forum. Zach hit the nail on the head about posters not wanting to be apart of the community because no one else is. I mean, for example, why did you choose...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Domain Reseller Vs Domain Affiliate

If you are offering hosting then definitely go along the route of the reseller, you will make more money in the long run. If you are only offering domain services then go the affiliate route.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,317
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Something I'll NEVER understand about certain niches (help me out here - mindset)...

Really you just have to learn to spin a concept off into something that is saying something totally different but it really is just saying the same thing. Or you reach out to your subscribers and ask...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: If you are going to use Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You BEWARE!

Well duh *smacks self*. I just wasn't thinking hard enough haha
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Best way to learn Amazon Affiliate site making?

It is too damn late. I fixed it. Thank you.:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,344
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Best way to learn Amazon Affiliate site making?

Please give me your best forum, wso, posts/threads, etc on Amazon Affiliate site making. Mainly choosing what products to go after. Also, layout/building of the site would be helpful too.

As I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Advice - Pursue or Sell?

Well I screwed up this summer and had a few websites on page 1 of google. I made a few bucks and then some things happened and I couldn't keep up with IM temporarily. I stopped paying my webhosting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Can I make $1,000 per month? Let's find out! (My Day-By-Day Journal)

Could you describe your college campus some more? How many students? Region in the country etc.

I'm on a college campus and thinking of doing something similar as well. I will be keeping track of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Don't sell a monthly SMS service. Sell an SMS blast!

Hmmm this could be very interesting to try in my local town of 50,000... how do you go about building the list? Flyers? Ads? Shouting it out?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Let hosting expire - LOST RANKINGS!

I went through a mini rough patch in my life and I inadvertently let my hosting expire which apparently deindexed my sites and I lost my page 1/2 rankings!

Has this happened to anyone before and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd August 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: How do I get them back up?

Any other ideas or tips? Has this happened to anyone before?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: How do I get them back up?

So doing those social bookmarks will get them back up to previous rankings? Or is it just so google knows my sites are back up and then ranks them as normal?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Steve Sieverding
How do I get them back up?

So I was through a rough patch the last couple months because of an accident that had me in the hospital for a little bit and then a close family member was deathly ill.

During that time period,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 923
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Treat IM like a Business: Not a Hobby

Too many people consider this a hobby and fail at doing so. Believe me, I was one of them. I'm not really that successful but I became immensely more successful when I started setting real goals on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 886
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Purchase Adsense Website Making Around 50 A Month

$400-600 is what you should expect to pay. Now where to find such a legit site is hard to do and am in the same position as well...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: long code sms

I think I heard you can use a Skype number with Twilio...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Business Name Help

One thing I would stay away from even if you really like it is regional/city names and your name in the company name.

What if you decide to sell it to a guy in Chicago? Or you want to expand more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Does my age matter?

That's great! Since you're fully committing to a nice legit business, I really suggest that LLC. It only cost me $50 in my state. And the paperwork is fairly easy to do by yourself.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,302
Posted By Steve Sieverding
Re: Does my age matter?

YES YES AND YES!

I'm sort of in the same boat you're in being only 18. I was even dabbling some into offline at 16 and 17 but the biggest tip I can give you is to present yourself as older and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,734
Posted By Steve Sieverding
SMS Marketing - How to get the client's customers to sign up?

What are some of the ways that you've all used to promote the keyword/sms service to the client's customers to sign up for it?

All I can think of is:


Facebook/Twitter
Table Tents
Posters...
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