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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: What to do when your client starts saying WE too often?

When they call themselves "We", of course that means they are a big company...hmm big company means more capital..more profit..more employees...more mUney..

So, ask them for more mUney instead?...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th November 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Lacking purpose for creating own business

Ok, so you have that feeling of guilt of being dependent all your life. You never wanted to be pampered. You wanted to prove that you are a real deal - not schmuk relying on father's shoulder. Ok,...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th November 2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 353
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: My open rates are not growing for eMarketing campaigns, what should I try?

Low open rates = you are not grabbing attention.
High open rates but low conversion rate = You are not grabbing interest.

As your problem lies in low open rates - the most obvious mistake could...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th November 2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 970
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Is building an email list still the way forward?

Ok, so it's been a while I am receiving some emails from some GURUUUS claiming similar rhetoric as yours. "Email is dying..", "Emails are going dead" blab bla.

And guess what? They are revealing...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th November 2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: 4 Kinds of Email to Engage Customers

There are only two kinds of emails:

1. A welcome email.
2. A sales pitch email.


The first part of the email can be informative/story/value adding, the second part links the 1st part with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 192
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Are reviews more important than money?

Reviews and testimonials are an essential influencer. You can't omit them from the picture completely.

However, there is a limit to which we should crave for reviews. Once there are few genuine...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,330
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Newbie Looking to start Making Money Online

In a span of few short hours, there will be tons of advises flooding here - each of them concentrating more on the toppings rather than the cake.

So, listen and remember this: You can't be...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th November 2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 431
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: My lack of self-confidence is killing my business

You know what the psychologists do take people out of phobias?

It's called "Desensitization."

If a patient is phobic to snakes, he is GRADUALLY exposed to dozens of snakes (first by starting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: How many of thee have you done?

Ok Gordon, let's dissect your proposed "simpler" way and see which one sounds more "simplest"?

- You said to interview one of those gray-haired gurus, right? Ok, I agree, nice suggestion. That...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 591
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Whys everyone so afraid of failing?

I have seen employers promoting the culture of "celebrating failure" in their working culture. This is originally derived from the research laboratories. A project is taken on, sweat and blood is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Literally...this is the simplest way to create your next product (no one tells this for FREE).

Literally...this is the simplest way to create your next product..even if you are not specialized in anything.


I am assuming you are not a PhD.

And I am assuming you are not a 70-year-old...
Forum: Social Media 19th November 2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 445
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: How many facebook likes do your page has?

It's how facebook rolls. Whenever you try to take FB users to an external link, FB algorithms start quivering.

Are you sponsoring your memes? OR external links?

If you are sponsoring external...
Forum: Growth Hacking 19th November 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 643
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: The Power of the Freebie

I think the most highly perceived freebie is a 5(or 7) day course. Gone are the days of FREE ebooks and short reports. I have created a separate thread on a similar topic.

Being said that, there...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Is this a harmful thought: Everything happens for a reason?

Everything happens for a reason - and most of the time the reason is to teach you a lesson.

Let me restructure it: Everything bad happens to teach you a lesson. Everything good happens to show you...
Forum: Social Media 18th November 2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Controversial content, or how to engage with your audience by bothering them

hi, I have always admired controversial content. It's the best way to make content go viral.

However, that doesn't mean you FAKE being controversial. If you firmly believe in something, even if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: I have started online travel agency

You should start with facebook ads first.

Target the audience of your competitors fb pages, create 5-10 ads at first - each with a $2 budget. See which one is performing well, and then scale it.
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th November 2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: If you don't make it in IM by the age of 30, then what?

There was a post on warrior forum lately on the similar theme.

Well, I think being 30 plus is not worrisome. The more important thing is what you have been doing all those 30 years? Were you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 263
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: My Kindness is My Weakness

With time, I have found a way to tackle such situations. When I started, I would never send my clients an agreement mentioning all my terms and conditions and what services does the contract hold.
...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 17th November 2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: How Infographics speak louder than blogs.

Absolutely right! I have seen many IMers using infographics as opt-in bribes too. What they do is create an infographic of each blog post they do and give it away in exchange of their visitor's email...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th November 2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Email Marketing TIPS for Beginners...

Another tip: Don't use fancy colorful templates to distract your audience.

A simple plain email converts way more better than fancy exaggerated stuff.

Thanks
-J
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,826
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: How Can I Make $500 Before Christmas

Selling Christmas gifts, may be?
Set up a Facebook store using shopify. List some items. Create ads. And you CAN make $500 till Christmas.

Junaid
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Picking the wrong niche or a problem in conversion?

Dating niche is one of the most profitable niches on the internet. So, your niche is not wrong at all.

Most of the internet ventures fail because they can't get their message across. There could...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 208
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: How to reduce email unsubscribes.

If you are a master at email marketing, and you know you are selling real value stuff - don't be afraid of your unsubscription rate. For most of email marketers, it is an indication of their...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th November 2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Squeeze page alert: Stop giving FREE ebooks. Here is an alternative that converts way better..

How many of you have downloaded Free ebooks only to read the first few pages - never to re-open it again?

This happens to all of us. We never read the FREE ebooks unless they are REALLY REALLY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 238
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Feeling like my squeeze page is too simple.

Why are you not expanding on your bullet points?

For example "Learn one very powerful word in order to command silence" ...

can be rewritten as " Learn one very powerful word that literally...
Forum: Copywriting 16th November 2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Are the days of hype marketing gone?

"It has become more complex now" that's a nice addition.

I was listening to a webinar a year ago, and there I learned the term "Synchronized hype." I think that's a modern way of creating hype...
Forum: Website Design 15th November 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Please Review My Website? :)

Speaking relatively, homesconfirmed has better design and copy.

Speaking generally: I didn't get the concept of it. Is this something new or am I so naive to understand?

If it's something new,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Need advice in sharpening my marketing skills

Getting a lead at $10-$15 is insane. This surely means there's something wrong, either in your facebook ad copy or the content you have put up on your squeeze page.

First thing to do: Stop dumping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 03:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 676
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Working less hours has made me more profitable.

I strongly believe that working with utmost concentration is what defines real "work."

Most of the times, we are working but we are actually not. Our thoughts are somewhere else. We are under...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th November 2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Anyone knows how to deal with real pain of the virtual world and technology effectively?

When you make a plan, there is a God up there who laughs.

Whatever you plan to do - no matter how perfect it is, there will always be energy&time-sucking obstacles.

I think the only way to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 331
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Do you make decisions by using Your Brain or Your Gut?

"All buying decisions should be made with GUT." said Robert Cialdiani in his famous book "influence."

And I largely agree with him.

In an era of manipulative marketing, where there is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 561
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Id rather be happily broke doing IM than be a robot

Hi Ginger, nice ideas.

I don't know why the case against "getting a job" is getting stronger and stronger. However, It sounds ridiculous to me. The biggest, cruel boss is not our employers but our...
Forum: Email Marketing 12th November 2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Junaid khawaja
I bet you are making these two common email marketing mistakes..

It's been many months I am writing emails for one of my clients. The experience is a revealing one - and there is a lot I have learned along the way. I have seen many members here posting about why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 187
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Do you write like you talk in blog posts? Conversational vs. Traditional style. What's best?

The client may be so inspired by the good old literature. Or he might be a professor loving the "academic"tone of writing.

Whatever the case is, conversational tone has triumphed traditional way...
Forum: Social Media 9th November 2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: How to get a post to go viral.

The key to create viral posts, is to create content without the intent of making it "go viral".

Only the most thoughtless of writings are the best ones. And this is not something I am making up...
Forum: Social Media 9th November 2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 607
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Facebook ads are awesome.

Facebook Ads have quickly become the no.1 platform for businesses and startups. They are best for lead generation, and even great for brand awareness.
The ability to use visuals, and video ads and...
Forum: Social Media 8th November 2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 971
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Why you should NEVER buy Facebook likes - EVER.

I'd rather promote my offer rather than getting likes first. In my experience with facebook Ads, I have seen one of my FB page likes slowly multiplying despite the fact that I was only promoting my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 450
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Help me save my job brothers!! :(

Hey,

The biggest mistake people make while marketing non-profit is dealing it differently than For-profit organizations....Why?

Because the non-profits assume their prospects to be the most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 406
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Help! I have a really needy client ... how do I tell them to back off a little?

That happens when you put someone on a pedestal. There has to be some sort of "arrogance" in business relations where you both value each other's time and money.

I know it's not easy to tell the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th November 2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: how do you sell without being pushy or asking for commitments

Are you being needy while selling?

Neediness is the single strongest factor that repels people. They sense it in your words, in your tones, in your bones and even in your keyboard stroking speed....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 773
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Has working in IM made you anti-social?

This is the perfect approach, the best an internet marketer or an entrapreneur can get.

It is not anti-social. Infact, this is one precious GOLD quality that keeps toxic people, toxic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 408
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Confuse between choosing hosting..need help

There is a little trick I have been using on Godaddy that makes it a lot cheaper than any other popular web hosting company.

Google for Godaddy promo codes. There will be many codes ranging from...
Forum: Social Media 7th November 2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,009
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: How to get people to join my FB group?

Hey, for FB groups here are my tidbits:
1. Never ever promote your group on other groups. This is probably the most awkward thing you would do.
2. Make your group more exclusive than your Fb page....
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th November 2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: 3 Mental Blocks I Dissolved to Write and Self Publish 126 eBooks

Hi, it's always fun to read your posts. Your abundance of ideas is really commendable.
I think the most nagging question that stops me from penning down an ebook is "Will I be able to write 15-20k...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 211
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Content vs. Title - who wins out in the fight?

Hey,

To elicit any type of response you wish to achieve, your content must do two things.
1. Grabs reader's attention.
2. Grab reader's interest.

Title grabs attention.
Content grabs...
Forum: Copywriting 6th November 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Why you should think of yourself as 'sales-detective' rather than just a copywriter?

Hi Angie Colee,

I appreciate what you have said. I ain't any closer to pros like you with years of reading and hands-on experience. Period.

I haven't updated my web in a year. And I am sure not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: Problems with my estore name

Dear, don't rationalize.

Stop looking for ways to avoid the reality. I know it's difficult to revamp everything, but there are solutions where you can transfer all the content from one domain to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Help regarding Facebook Ads

Well, I don't think you can get so specific. However, one way to hit your prospect is to target those FB pages that admins are more likely to visit. For example, someone with an online store would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2016, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: When CONTENT STRIKES BACK with a VENGEANCE

Hi Nesha, that's a nice title.

Well, there are millions of "SEO" driven service-providing websites that don't give a cat shit about quality. All they want is their "Newyork pest termination"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 300
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: True or false, you need to believe in the product or service youre selling otherwise it wont be

Hi,
I agree passion comes first.
But the other most important thing is understanding your market. If you get that right, even if you are not passionate about the product, it will sell anyway.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 295
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Are you open to sharing ideas - how much do you disclose to colleagues in the same niche as you?

If the information gives any sort of competitive advantage to the other, it must be charged with a fair amount.

However, that doesn't mean you don't stop someone from jumping in a pothole while...
Forum: Email Marketing 5th November 2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: Email design inspiration?

Hey, some of the best email marketers out there are doing it plain and simple. Mail is meant to be simple and sleek.

Fancy colors and designs are the perfect indications of someone new in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,828
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: What REALLY motivates you in your business - the success or the money?

Well, ofcourse, those who say money was never their motivation are lying (unless you are a philanthropist).
But I really do think that with success comes the money and with money comes the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 269
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: In need of help with my business idea

Hi, there are numerous similar startups going live these days. Especially, in the psychiatry field. Why?
Because probably that's the only field in medicine that can be treated over skype sessions. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,727
Posted By Junaid khawaja
Re: What happens when you're all about the ideas, but not the action?

Hi,

Inaction comes when we wait for perfect conditions. It's like a scary paratrooper who spends months and months perfecting his necessary gear, trying to make sure the parachute opens. And if...
Forum: Copywriting 5th November 2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Junaid khawaja
RE: [Copywriting 2017] 6 Things You Can do Today to Write Better Copy Tomorrow.

People buy on emotions, not through logic.
That's the rule of thumb!
Well, there are some whining buyers who look for logical explanations on every buying decision they make (good for them) and...
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