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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Best Affiliate Program for Business Niche - Daily 2k to 4k Traffic

Try asking your subscribers what topics they want to learn about or what things they're struggling with, then you can research the products and services that best address the things your audience...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 284
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Where Do You Go Learn About Content Marketing?

The company Hubspot specializes in content marketing, among other things, and they offer several free certification courses that you can take online, including one for content marketing:

Marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 309
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: I need help selling course online

I'd also recommend a site like Skillshare or Udemy for someone just starting out, simply because with these platforms, people will still be able to find your courses and you can potentially make some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 75
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: I have trouble coming up with a constant flow of topics

Here are some great sites I check out when I'm looking for inspiration on what to write on a topic:

Quora (Hugely trafficked site where people go to ask/answer questions on various topics ranging...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,704
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Do you have to lose tons of cash to get rid of "Shiny Object Syndrome" ?

You don't need to buy any course or ebook, as pretty much anything you need to know is available for free online (blog posts, Youtube, etc - just be choosy about who you're getting your information...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Why marketing is stupid...

I suspect that this might be due to the fact that the people you describe selling these courses do understand their market, and they know that the people they're selling to want instant results, not...
Forum: Social Media 10th December 2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: can my site go viral or not?

Content goes viral when lots of people share it, so the question is really "Am I creating content that lots of people will want to share with each other?"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,721
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Re: Best ways to get subscribers

What do your customers want the most? What's their biggest problem or challenge or question? Find out, create a report or video or newsletter content that helps them solve it, and offer them that in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 899
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Best Source of QUALITY traffic/clicks?

Sounds like the issue is likely with the ad copy you're using or that the copy on the landing page you're sending them to isn't compelling enough. Or that the offer isn't targeted to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,236
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: My Wife says successful Entrepreneurs are 'born' I say that is Bullsh*t

Anyone can start a business, but relatively few people can build a profitable, sustainable business. As for why, I think it's a combination of personality traits and external circumstances. Sergey...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,276
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Re: Biggest IM Myths?

That the internet is a magic ATM machine that spits out money. In reality an online business is still a business, and should be treated the same as if it were an offline business. If you treat it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,323
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Re: The most over saturated IM niches?

If that's the case, you're probably looking for the most popular markets, then. In which case, just think in terms of products that appeal to a mass audience (weight loss, fitness, dating,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,917
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: FAKE reviews over on Fiverr.. are you serious?

Well, if someone has to purchase fake reviews, then that lets you know that their product wasn't very good. If it were, then they shouldn't have a hard time getting some genuine positive feedback on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Earn 150$ in one week a good way?

Without knowing your specific skills and experience level, selling items you don't want/need on Craigslist or someplace locally would likely be the best option, since that's something almost anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Can you make a "viral" video? Some new perspective here.

Whatever you do, make sure your video makes your product look good - unlike this guy's.

Man Falls off Ladder on Live TV - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Should IM be like Barclays Bank?

The difference between the analogy above and how a lot of IM products are sold is that most exercise bikes aren't promising you'll lose 30 pounds in 2 months, working out just 5 minutes a day.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
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Re: FTC Sues for MMO Promises Used as Front-Ends for Upsells

I think a big part of it is the claims the person makes in their marketing. The distinction to me is that there's a difference between selling "how to" information, and claiming that using said...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Anyone Using Tumblr For Traffic?

I can't comment on that particular method but I know that in general, they're not very friendly to affiliate marketers. The method above sounds like it would violate their terms of service.

From...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,158
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Why is everyone so darn lazy?

Buying a big TV (or going shopping, or goofing off on Facebook, or watching a movie, or any of the other things that people have no problem motivating themselves to do every day) provides people with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th February 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,644
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Totally gorgeous black baby with amazing blue eyes.

If I recall correctly, young Bowie got into a fight with a schoolmate (over a girl, I believe) and during the fight, his eye was injured. The muscle that normally causes the pupil to contract was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: This Isn't Said Enough Here

Agreed. The problem with "TAKE ACTION" alone is that it's too vague. When you say "TAKE ACTION", it might be helpful to explain exactly what you mean by that. People take action every day when they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,445
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: MegaUpload Shut down by Feds

And 90% of email is spam.

Report: Spam now 90 percent of all e-mail | Security - CNET News (http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10249172-83.html)

Should we shut down email too?

I have friends...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,445
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: MegaUpload Shut down by Feds

Someone posted this link in the OT Forum. According to this article, the numbers that have been repeated by the entertainment industry as their financial loss due to piracy may be based on studies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 11,445
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: MegaUpload Shut down by Feds

Just FYI, there are still plenty of full length movies on Youtube. Movies, albums, music videos, scenes from movies, people recording themselves doing walkthroughs of video games. If you think about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,864
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: my parents want me to get a "real" job

Why does it have to be either/or?

No one's said he should get a job FOREVER. They've suggested getting a job FOR NOW, while he works on his online business. This would:

1. Allow him to support...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,864
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: my parents want me to get a "real" job

Do you LIVE with your parents?

If so (and if you're presumably getting free room and board while you live there), then it's completely reasonable for them to suggest that you get a job so as to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,178
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Jay Abraham's System For Starting A Multi-Million Dollar Business With No Money

He's worked as a marketing consultant for a bunch of successful companies.

There's a partial list of his clients on the bottom right section of this page:

About Jay | The Abraham Group...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,296
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Automated Webinars - What would the FTC think?

I believe what he's describing is an educational webinar.

i don't think automated webinars would be a very big issue on the FTC's radar. If you're specifically advertising something as a LIVE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,693
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Wordpress.com Suspended for Violation!?!?!

Which is why you should never build your business around third party sites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 759
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: What do you do with 10,000 Opt In Emails?

The issue I see with it is that even if you can email them because somewhere in the small print when they opted in for a free iPad, they were giving permission to be emailed by partners, from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Webinars - How could they be better?

Design your webinars so that people feel watching it was worth their time.

I've heard people say that on a webinar you should "tell 'em what to do, but not how to do it." While I don't doubt...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,123
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Re: I hate webinars!

Seems like people are talking about 3 separate things in this thread:

There are webinars, which are usually video presentations sold under the premise of teaching you something, but are usually a...
Forum: Copywriting 28th November 2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,429
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Re: Swipe files for great internet sales letters?

Count me as another vote for Agora and Bottom Line Secrets.

Here's a sales letter I like from Agora's Early to Rise newsletter:

China Wholesale Trader by Marc Charles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: The Future of List Building

Which high end marketers are you referring to? And are they just "concerned with" building fans and followers or are they actually seeing a positive ROI from their efforts?

If anything, social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Need Cash Fast -- How the "Guru" Would Do It

Even if you took away their contacts and other tangible assets, they still have knowledge and skills that the average person doesn't.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Need Cash Fast -- How the "Guru" Would Do It

Exactly. Being an expert implies that you have expertise, at the least. The "get a job" advice isn't meant to discourage people form what's possible, but to suggest something that's more likely to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd July 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Simpsons or Family Guy?

I like The Simpsons better than Family Guy. Family Guy's humor is too gimicky. I mean it's funny, but it's pretty much the same few jokes over and over again. I think South Park even had an episode...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,242
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Re: MySpace will sell for as little as $20 million

It actually did sell, for $35M, mostly stock, to a company called Specific Media.

News Corp sells MySpace for $35M mostly in stock - Yahoo! News...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,739
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Re: Does anyone else feel misunderstood?

Honestly if I didn't know any better and you told me you make "passive income" on the internet, I would probably be skeptical also.

Remember, most people's knowledge of online business/internet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,393
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Re: what is the best way to handle this thief?

Not sure how much good it would do, but it seems the posts on his site go to Ebay listings. If he's using Paypal to take payments, maybe you can report him to them and let them know he's using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,828
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Re: 95% of ClickBank Marketers SCAMMERS according to the FTC

The general consensus in this thread is that most people who replied think the new requirements are a good thing. I think Paul's issue is that the thread title presents an opinion as though it's a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,666
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Re: Does anyone around here actually want to build a BUSINESS???

It sounds like the people who jump around from one method to the next end up not building a business OR their bank account.

When someone comes on this forum and posts that they've been doing...
Forum: Copywriting 25th April 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,275
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Re: How much can I expect to make?

If somebody writes sales copy for you and it brings in sales, would it benefit you more to keep working with them so they can write more copy for you and keep making you money, or to effectively end...
Forum: Copywriting 25th April 2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: How much can I expect to make?

Many copywriters offer rewrites if the client isn't happy with the copy, so if the copy isn't converting, they can modify it and test again. However, copy isn't the only factor in conversion and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,462
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Re: Is there anything Free Online??????

This forum is free (If you're not signed up for the War Room and you don't want to post WSO's or anything).

Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Youtube, Craigslist, etc. all those sites are free for basic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,087
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: "The Make Money Online Niche is a Scam"

Don't we all do that, though?

I mean like if you meet someone and they tell you they're a particle physicist, don't you picture them in a lab somewhere doing all sorts of crazy, possibly dangerous...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 730
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Is Muti Tasking Overrated?

It's probably not accurate to say it lowers your IQ, but that it lowers your performance on certain cognitive tasks. You don't actually get dumber, but perform more poorly on tests, if those tests...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st April 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
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Re: Warning! Is The Net Making Us Dumber?

I'd say it's making us both smarter and dumber. It gives us instant access to information and can be used as a tool for learning, but information by itself isn't much use unless you know what to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 730
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Re: Is Muti Tasking Overrated?

I'm much more productive when I focus on one task at a time. That usually means no checking emails, no answering the phone, and I try to assemble any information that I'll need for the task...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,275
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: How much can I expect to make?

How much you make is a matter of how much you charge and how much billable work you do. You could technically make $25K or more in a year from one client. If someone's happy with the copy you wrote,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
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Re: Why do so many IM'ers start/work in the "Make money online' niche?

Well as far as people on this forum, it's an internet marketing forum, so it would make sense that the ads and signatures you're seeing from people are internet marketing related. I think it's also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Intelligence of an internet marketer.

Well there is some truth to what you're saying, in that intelligent people tend to earn more money on average. Here's a somewhat related article:

You Don't Have To Be Smart To Be Rich, Study Finds...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th April 2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Best Cure For a Hangover?

Gatorade's not an energy drink. Energy drinks usually have caffeine in them. Gatorade's just supposed to keep you hydrated but doesn't give you any type of energy boost.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th April 2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,751
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Best Cure For a Hangover?

I used to do this, but I'd drink Gatorade instead of multivitamin + water. It worked though, but I'm sure it depends on how much you drank, also it won't do you any good once you're already hungover,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,760
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Is Internet Marketing The Most Popular Occupation These Days?!!

Entrepreneurs make up a relatively small percentage of the workforce, and "internet marketers" make up a small percentage of entrepreneurs, so I'd say it's a pretty low number. Running into a lot of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,158
Posted By Hesaidblissfully
Re: Is Craiglist is really useful?

I'm sure it still works for certain things, like listing Real Estate for sale, posting and finding jobs, etc. I know plenty of people who go there if they're looking for an apartment/roomates, or a...
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