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Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 27th August 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: adwords question

All that has happened is that Google is now requiring what is called parallel tracking to make the user experience better. What used to happen is that the user would click the ad and it took time to...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 26th August 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 139
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: adwords question

If you want to go direct you'll put the display url as the domain you are sending to. That shortened url will be your final/tracking url. That's essentially what the shortened url is is a tracking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd August 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Finding High End Clients Hack

Great stuff. Thanks for that. I really like that tag too of: "I provide qualified leads and sales to business owners...who already have a website".

I do consulting as well. Since 2004.
Forum: Beginners Area 28th April 2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 226
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: New to IM! Where to start?

One thing I did as a freelancer was to post ads in the major US cities on Craigslist. I would also answer ads for gigs in the major US cities. Ended up getting quite a few clients that way. Facebook...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th January 2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 101
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Public relations for link-building?

SEO will never die as long as Search Engines exist. That's usually what people say to promote their paid training. LOL.

SEO is alive and well. I feel that PR is more important than ever. Press...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th January 2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,008
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: How to Start Affiliate Marketing - Step by Step for Beginners

Great content. Some things I would add are that I always START with buying keywords that are low traffic low competition and head up from there. That gives you a good foundation of not only getting...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: The best place to hide a dead body is, Page 2 of Google search results?

There are no loopholes to get there. If there are they get patched quickly. SEO isn't hard though. Not if you do proper keyword research, structure the site correctly, use high quality content, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st February 2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Correct. If you setup a bunch of them they will take a look at what is going on. That's why I joined the engage program. That way they give you the coupons and they talk to you fairly regularly. So,...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th December 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Please Help Exlpain the AdWords Results

In a nutshell they don't see value and/or you haven't built enough trust. Over time posting in a forum or doing a newsletter you build up trust with people so they buy. However, cold sales page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th December 2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Adwords Management Course?

I've got one that is mainly for managing client accounts and selling services to them. PPC Local Domination (http://ppclocaldomination.com).

In it I cover Landing Page optimization, selling to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Is Offline Marketing Possible from a Remote Location?

My closest client is about 2,000 miles away. It's way more than just possible. I've never met any of my clients.
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st December 2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Calculating ROI

That really starts getting into profit and loss statements at that point. That's the big picture stuff. You'll actually measure ROI for each marketing campaign. Then, the high level profit/less...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,019
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Oh My Lord! Just Got Contacted By A Major Show On NBC!! (through youtube =])

Congrats. That's a huge credibility boost. You are definitely doing the right things. Just keep it going.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Calculating ROI

In a marketing plan the goal is to go by channel or traffic source. For instance, if you are doing PPC you will calculate ROI based that adspend. SEO, the SEO efforts (money spent) will be the costs....
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,477
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: I Retired/Quit My $80k/Yr Job.....Offline FullTime Now!

Good for you man. The main thing is taking action. It's about getting your name out there. Word of mouth is literally the best form of advertising. Doing those Chamber and network group presentations...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: A $42000 Adwords Case Study (Youtube Is King):)

Good stuff. I agree on the one time offers. It's always best to run those. I'm running with Google in the diet niche right now and getting really good results. On your display network side I noticed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th December 2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Affiliate Sites And Adwords!!

Thank you. Google does not hate affiliates. They hate the guys that are not building a business but are just looking to make quick cash. Those people don't care about Google's searchers so they don't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,093
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Where The BIG Money Is NOW Online For Offliners

So true. I did a co reg campaign a few years ago. We went through round after round of change. At one point I had it converting at 47%. There is always room for improvement. This use one copywriter...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,093
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Where The BIG Money Is NOW Online For Offliners

Exactly. The best part of Meclabs too is that you've got a wealth of experience in test cases on their site for free. No one should ever setup a landing page that just doesn't convert at all with all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,093
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Where The BIG Money Is NOW Online For Offliners

Actually not that I'm fully aware of. I do know that Flint and the guys as meclabs do have a good bit of ppc split testing they've done listed on marketing experiments.com. I've shared campaigns with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Optimizing and Scaling question

Have you raised your daily budget and set your campaign settings to advanced delivery? The the first step to scaling.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd November 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: is my site info overload?

I don't know if it's really too busy as much as it's not clearly stating your value proposition. Go over to Discover Which Marketing Programs Really Work (http://www.marketingexperiments.com) and do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th November 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,850
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Selling PPC Services?

Sure thing. Just let me know.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 18th November 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Does Anyone Use AdWords Anymore?

Exactly. There are a ton of affiliates making huge money on Google. I'm one of them. You just have to follow the rules and not do shady stuff or things that inexperienced and or lazy marketers tend...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 18th November 2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Does Anyone Use AdWords Anymore?

It can easily be done if you are more experienced. I would recommend starting out with 7 search or bing. They are much easier to get going and less risk because of the amount spent (cpc). Just watch...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: How Would You Go About This

PPC is a great option but it's going to be expensive in that niche. I would go display network on that one. He'll also need another landing page because it will need to be optimized for a campaign.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,922
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Letter To Doctors Gets A Crazy ROI: Full Letter and Reasons Why

Great find. I am working on some stuff right now for a client that I can get some ideas from this for.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Is Over confidence hurting your sales?

Thanks for the plug. I'll have to remember about the price of a trip to Starbucks. ;) As always great stuff. Ewen is the man.
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Is Over confidence hurting your sales?

Good stuff as always. I've always taken the approach that as marketers the best thing we can do is "ask" our customers what they want. With testing you are basically having the customers tell you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,828
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: My story and my last post in this section of the forums for a long time or maybe forever.

I've definitely been more quiet lately. I've just been busy with my businesses. I honestly don't think it's really any different than anywhere else though. There is always a bunch of people who won't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th November 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

I've got a list of guys I'm putting together on my site that will do outsource work. These are guys I trust that I've worked with in the past and have good rates. It's easy to get burned. Been there...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st November 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Big Names In OFFLINE Marketing You Know On Warrior Forum?

This sums it up. Pick the type of business that interests you. (Sell websites, SEO, PPC services, etc. Whatever interests you the most.) Look around at the different techniques people are using to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,562
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Big Names In OFFLINE Marketing You Know On Warrior Forum?

That's the thing you'll find on the offline section is that there is a ton of good free info. Pay attention to the ones that offer up good free info and are just trying to help others. I would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th October 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Generally I use Google conversion tracking or MSN conversion tracking for keeping track of conversions. I use analytics with funnels setup. Then, I also will use crazyegg.com (although now that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Search and mobile is good for a lot of businesses but utilizing display is definitely the next huge win. I normally will add that in for remarketing and getting nice cheap traffic.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Yeah. $2 per click isn't bad at all if the page is optimized. I was mainly hitting on the fact that I and many others have had poor results from linked in ppc.

The current content is mainly for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,265
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Adwords + eBook Sales Page = Disaster ?

I'll tell you the main problem on this page. The page is fine. There is nothing wrong except that clickbank is known to be an affiliate network. A Google bot goes to your site and sees that your...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th October 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Actually that's a great way to get a huge influx of cheap traffic searching on keywords that are breaking news. I'll shoot you an email now.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,281
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline Sales Is For Wimps! - Claude Whittaker, You might Agree!

This sort of thing used to get to me but I've seen it for too many years. It's just sad how many people look for a silver bullet or easy button that they push and bam they are rich. It doesn't work...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th October 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: I need an advice

You can upsell them PPC. It is great to get them business fast. And you can use the profitable keywords from the PPC campaigns to use with SEO.
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,268
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Just finished my website, I'd like some feedback please.

This would be my first recommendation. You took the words right out of my mouth. I know Flint, Jimmy and those guys over at marketing experiments. They did a ton of work with my old company. I think...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th October 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,950
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: google adwords consulting?

There are plenty of ways to get them. You can do websites and offer a free ppc campaign as part of the deal. You could offer them $100 in ads for $25 with the new voucher change Google made. :)...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th October 2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,739
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: How can I track craigslist views and clicks for my ad?

For something like that I'll normally use prosper 202 or something like that. It will track impressions and everything. If you are technical enough you could setup an open x ad server to run your ads...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Think about it a bit. See if you can find pockets of people (micro niches or whatever you want to call them) that have their credit card in hand looking to do whatever it is you do. It doesn't matter...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

Thanks for the compliment. :) Good question. I'll be quite honest, I've gotten a good positive ROI on things that people said were impossible. I got a 150-175% ROI in the background check and people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,367
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: IAmNameless - I am reading you backwards

This is it. Once you put together a plan and focus only on that things will start happening. The biggest problems of most people I talk to is "taking action & focus".

I liked John's women's heel...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th October 2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,313
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Telemarketing? Direct Mail? Adwords?-None Of It Works Like Its Supposed To!

This is sooooo true. I've had so many tell me "it's too saturated, it's too this, it's too that". If that's the case why am I working like there is no competition? Maybe because there really isn't....
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: FREE website business model

I've done internet marketing and website design for 16 years. Here is what I've learned over that time. The cheaper you are (Free is the worst) the more high maintenance your customers are....
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Critique My Ad

Here is the problem I see though. Is the client offering to fix the credit or offering to teach you how to fix your own credit? This is a huge difference. The reason is because if you say one and do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd October 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,903
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: I am bored, anybody want to talk about sales?

I have this principle that has served me well over the years. Clarity over Persuasion. If you keep things simple, you show the value in what you are doing before you talk price, then just ask for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Squeeze page for a local product...get the phone call or get the opt-in?

I normally focus on the opt in. Also, make your phone field optional so that they can just do name and email as forced. That will increase your conversion rate. I'm one for fewer options as well....
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

I'm a tracking fiend. I've got spreadsheets that I'm going to be putting this week into the site for members to download that I use to track campaigns. I use both google conversion tracking and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd October 2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: PPC: BEHAVIORAL TARGETING google,phrase keyword?

That is correct. I would do that for one adgroup. Do an adgroup for each of the model and year cars. That way you can do better ad writing and targeting. You could do broad match but you'll have to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

There is a way things work. PPC feeds SEO. Local Places to me is just another piece to the puzzle in marketing. The goal in marketing a site is to round out that full package.

What I mean by PPC...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

When I was a CMO we had to deal with the attorney general of a state when the FCC came in and Google started banning accounts in around 09. So, with testimonials on the site that needs to be in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 14,272
Posted By socialbacklink
Re: Offline PPC What Do You Want To Know?

As long as you set expectations on what they will receive everything is fine. I had one client that was just gouging people. If he charged them $900 per month he was keeping $600 and putting $300...
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