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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By sam12six
Re: Why do people do this? THE DEADLY QUESTION

Good points and I agree with both.

I once worked in a check cashing store. On a Friday afternoon, this guy walks in with a check he wants cashed for the sale of his home!! We're talking 200k+....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,692
Posted By sam12six
Re: Are There Many Clients Who Pay $50/Article?

I just got a million dollar idea!! I'm going to start marketing epamphlets!




The problem here is that the difference between good and great is so subjective that anyone who actually says,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 916
Posted By sam12six
Re: Are We Truly Entitled to Refunds on Informational Products?

While all that's true, Ron, with some niches (like IM), it's very rare for the sales page to be very specific about what it is you're buying beyond something that can help you out. You know that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,027
Posted By sam12six
Re: Successful Clickbank Websites

Agreed. Beyond that, it's like posting your private email address on a public forum. If you do that, there's a 100% chance that the amount of spam you get will skyrocket. Likewise, if you say,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 916
Posted By sam12six
Re: Are We Truly Entitled to Refunds on Informational Products?

I believe we are entitled because when you're dealing with information you're buying something they can't tell you about too specifically in the sales page.

Would you buy a pair of shoes online...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,726
Posted By sam12six
Re: Grammar is over-rated

Andrew,

I agree with what you're saying if you're talking a comma splice or the sort of thing Tiffany mentioned in her post. Using the wrong word (their instead of they're or loose instead of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By sam12six
Re: Working in Sales.. First time.. Hmm - What to do?

This is the gospel truth.

I'd take the advice a step farther and say to let everyone you encounter know what you do - not be obnoxious about it, but get it out there. I once worked for a company...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,726
Posted By sam12six
Re: Grammar is over-rated

I don't know if it's overrated or not. I can say that I've never refused to buy something I wanted when the advertising had too few grammar/spelling mistakes but have held off pulling the trigger...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 820
Posted By sam12six
Re: Most IMer's emails scream 'this is spam'

Agreed.

This is IMO the fallout from everyone using swipe files as cut-n-paste fodder instead of a brainstorming source for compelling language.

In the IM world, you're going to crush the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By sam12six
Re: Tips on Forum Etiquette for Network Marketers

If the program you're involved in focuses on building a downline instead of moving product, it's probably not a good MLM. In addition to that, if you focus your efforts on people seeking money making...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By sam12six
Re: Are you frustrated like me as well? Stop WSO Piracy and Saturating.

Honestly, if you've got a method that's successful but vulnerable to quick saturation, why would you sell it (especially for next to nothing)?

If your method can be saturated by spammers, it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By sam12six
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

While I agree with your general concept here, I believe the reason all the discussions on this subject always degenerate into the same argument is that there's a group that claim they're both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,948
Posted By sam12six
Re: I have a great WSO... and now what?

It's not that I don't understand why things have changed, and it's not that I was suggesting any change in how things are.

It was more an expression of how I miss the "old" WF:

I miss how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By sam12six
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

Her statements in that post were all sarcastic, not meant for someone to jump in and defend them. (Maybe your replies were sarcasm and I missed it?)



I get what you're saying.

These daily...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By sam12six
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

Because the fact that some people have more unpleasant jobs than others is so relevant...




He wasn't mocking your math. He was mocking your arbitrary assertion that someone could write 6.67...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,948
Posted By sam12six
Re: I have a great WSO... and now what?

I agree completely.

When I first joined this forum, the WSO section was 98% full of products people were marketing elsewhere and chose to offer warriors a discount. Even the 2% that were produced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By sam12six
Re: How Much??

I agree. My hackles raise any time someone is obviously hiding something about what they're trying to sell me.

It's like Amway people.

Him: I've got a great chance for you to own your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,846
Posted By sam12six
Re: Stopping "Serial Refunders" Dead In Their Tracks

Banning IP's... like they can't get another one.

Banning paypal accounts... like they can't get someone else to buy stuff for them.

The foolproof way to prevent refunds is to get a name/address...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,066
Posted By sam12six
Re: Why you should never pay more than $5 for an article

This part was the biggest improvement for me when I changed my rates from $6/500 words to $25/500 words.

The clients at the low price point were mostly concerned with the mechanics of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,608
Posted By sam12six
Re: Is it possible to buy REAL facebook fans?

I can prove this to be wrong. Quick, send me some money. I promise I'll like you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,373
Posted By sam12six
Re: Sexual Harassment from Clients

I'm too vanilla for my experiences to be published that way.

If the idea that a woman would let you unbutton her top is something you can only relegate to the realm of fantasy, sorry.

That...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,373
Posted By sam12six
Re: Sexual Harassment from Clients

While I freely admit that's more clever than what I said, don't I at least get credit for trying to craft an unfunny joke that was somewhat symmetrical with the unfunny one I quoted?

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,373
Posted By sam12six
Re: Sexual Harassment from Clients

I'm not 100% sure what you mean.

I was just illustrating that a joke that arbitrarily insults an entire gender is not funny - mine wasn't and neither was the one I responded to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,373
Posted By sam12six
Re: Sexual Harassment from Clients

And women only have 1, but it never functions properly because they have a leak and once a month they lose the blood required to power the brain.

See, even if it's a joke, insulting half the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,373
Posted By sam12six
Re: Sexual Harassment from Clients

The problem with sexual harassment as a concept (and worse as an actionable offense) is that it does not rely on what a person did, it relies on another person's reaction to what was done. In other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,429
Posted By sam12six
Re: Some People Need To Get A Reality Check

Based on a lot of the advice in this thread: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/450981-threatening-take-legal-action.html, you should immediately take down your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,538
Posted By sam12six
Re: Need a critique of our site, people are not converting

I think what you need is a big-ass, clear statement of what problem you're solving.

Whether it's a question - "Do you want one quick, easy to remember link you can offer people to provide access...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,768
Posted By sam12six
Re: Threatening to take legal action?

I'm making assumptions here (and we all know how little those are worth). From the little detail the OP gave, I'm assuming the product in question is in the health/self improvement field. Marketers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,768
Posted By sam12six
Re: Threatening to take legal action?

Again, if a product seller makes claims that run counter to accepted scientific fact, you don't need to buy it to claim it doesn't work. If it did work, the science would change and it wouldn't run...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,768
Posted By sam12six
Re: Threatening to take legal action?

I get what you're saying, but I don't agree in this instance. There's a difference between disputing whether something might work - like saying facebook ads will make $X money - and disputing the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,039
Posted By sam12six
Re: A Bold New Refund Model

It won't work because people are scum.

Wal-mart had a no questions refund policy (I don't know if they still do). I've known many otherwise honest people who thought nothing of replacing a worn...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,768
Posted By sam12six
Re: Threatening to take legal action?

I disagree. If the site selling the product makes bogus claims and the OP's site is about doing real reviews, it's an honest and brave thing to call out quackery. The original post doesn't mention...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,034
Posted By sam12six
Re: Article writing pricing...

LOL. I've always hated that rule. I believe it should be "it's" for both possessive and contraction...

As far as that snippet, I can't believe you guys don't like it.



I read that and it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,034
Posted By sam12six
Re: Article writing pricing...

While I agree with this piece of advice, I was pleasantly surprised recently:

I set up a fiverr gig for a couple of weeks as research for a product I was considering creating. The gig was a 500...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,889
Posted By sam12six
Re: Do Academics Make Good Entrepreneurs?

I'll always remember a line from the series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman where Clark is trying is trying to convince Lois to continue pursuing a romantic relationship with him just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,933
Posted By sam12six
Re: what's your true story? How did you make your first dollar online?

Heh, I made and lost my first dollars at the same time.

When I first got interested in all things IM, I was that dilettante newbie who read everything and tried everything (but only for a couple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By sam12six
Re: Urgh. I feel violated.

Like others have said, don't get caught up in the drama of the "competition". Move on or keep plugging away.

It's like finding the perfect fishing spot at a public lake where you have peace and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,535
Posted By sam12six
Re: What's the Fastest Way of Earning a Residual Income of $300/Month

Step 1:

Have kinky sex with someone who wants to protect their reputation.

***Pro tip*** Incorporate animals and handcuffs to increase the perceived value of your offer.

Step 2:

Make an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

The reason people won't post an example of what they consider quality here is that it opens them up to baseless ridicule. Just like if were having a discussion on who has the best looking girlfriend,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,084
Posted By sam12six
Re: What Is The Biggest Mistake You Make As A Newbie??

I'd say the biggest mistake I made in the beginning was wasting months looking for the perfect, fool-proof, guaranteed method for success.

The newbies who make money are the ones who just grab a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,333
Posted By sam12six
Re: Forum Marketing For Credit Repair Business

I don't like the idea of forum marketing as an SEO tool. I've always thought of a forum sig the same way as I think of the resource box on an article.

"credit fix bad" might help a site move up a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,834
Posted By sam12six
Re: what to do when Filipinos do this?

I've asked the question of my Filipino relatives before. The answer I'm given is that it's less expensive for them to text than to talk, that's what they do all the time.

Since that's such a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,463
Posted By sam12six
Re: Is Article Marketing On It's Way Out?

Yeah, it's a matter of perspective. For years it's been annoying to me that something on ezinearticles or associated content could get a good position simply because it was posted on those sites. Now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,463
Posted By sam12six
Re: Is Article Marketing On It's Way Out?

Yeah Richard, that was my bad. I had listed backlinks for both the second and third method then went back to add traffic because I forgot and put it in the wrong place.

I think most people will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 03:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,463
Posted By sam12six
Re: Is Article Marketing On It's Way Out?

There are 3 business models that people consider article marketing:

1) The classic model that submits and promotes articles to sites that Google loves because they are easier to rank than your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

The gist of the discussion has been that while dropping $40 for an article won't guarantee you don't get crap, dropping $4 is nearly a guarantee that you will. Obviously there are exceptions but most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

My interpretation of the OP was "If you get a product you can profit from, it doesn't matter what you spend."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

Exactly!

I don't know how typical I am of internet browsers, but I open links in a new tab. If the page is crap I escape by closing the tab. I've never heard anyone say they use ads to escape from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

While it's true the topic has been beaten to death on the forum, I think this is the best actual discussion I've seen on the subject. I've never outsourced writing because I enjoy it so I can't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,569
Posted By sam12six
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

LOL. You just inspired my next Ezinearticles submission

10 Handy Tips to Avoid Eternal Damnation
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By sam12six
Re: REALLY needing help here!!!.....building Clickbank sites???

The most successful clickbank sites I've had were ones where I built a minisite (10 or so content pages) not mentioning a product at all, just tip/info pages. To this I'd add a couple of review pages...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By sam12six
Re: Ripped off by an article buyer - what to do?

I'm a jerk so I'd probably reply to his thread where he's selling them asking politely whether those are the same 10 weight loss articles I wrote for him that he has not paid for and advise him that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th January 2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,020
Posted By sam12six
Re: Google is going after Content farms, is your blog one of them!??

Exactly!

This is what's frustrating about discussing this subject. People complain about how it pisses them off that the SEO tactics thieves use are so much more effective than the tactics...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,020
Posted By sam12six
Re: Google is going after Content farms, is your blog one of them!??

Oh, don't get me wrong. I feel your pain.

Since Google rolled out the predictive search thing, my search experience has tanked. It seems like now, a search on any phrase gives results where the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,020
Posted By sam12six
Re: Google is going after Content farms, is your blog one of them!??

But see, you're not really disagreeing with him. You're saying that because some people are misusing the tool, you hope Google hurts anyone who uses the tool (whether they abuse the tool or not).
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,020
Posted By sam12six
Re: Google is going after Content farms, is your blog one of them!??

The truth is nobody can predict whether your site will be slapped.

The thing that amuses me whenever these "only use quality original content" threads pop up is that almost everyone forgets that...
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