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Forum: Offline Marketing 25th March 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Wifi Marketing, what do you think? Anyone doing it successfully?

There are a few under the search term social wifi hotspot - World Wifi Zone | WWZ (http://www.worldwifizone.com/)
The broader term is proximity marketing. With white labels and resellers, sometimes...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,772
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Wifi Marketing, what do you think? Anyone doing it successfully?

It's an interesting idea I have considered especially since with the right software users simply logon with a Facebook, Google or similar account, pretty unobtrusive. One of my main concerns has been...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Why All The CENSORSHIP?

As Spock once said, the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the one or the few.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,635
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Fastest way to make 10 million dollars, Direct Mail or Internet Marketing?

The internet vs. direct mail question is really not a strategy question but rather a question about marketing channels. Your strategy, which can include many channels should be to start a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Living Social lays off 400. Are daily deals dead?

Somehow the idea of customization for the customer just gets lost in all this daily deal mess. Maybe I don't understand it, but to me a mass appeal approach for people who can least afford a product...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th April 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,816
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Magento, Shopify, Wordpress... what is REALLY the best choice?

The topic I see largely missing from this discussion is security. If you run sites with your own hosting, especially Wordpress, you had better know what you are doing with security or you are pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,844
Posted By jcaviani
Re: WordPress Developer Banned for Having Forced Optin?

You could give people like this free Superbowl tickets and they would complain they had to pay to get there. They have no concept of value and it will be a huge stumbling block in many facets of...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd July 2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,664
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Perry Belcher! He's Promoting Hard. Anyone know of him?

Frankly, I have said before that people's best and most cost effective resources can be the bookstore and the library. There is already enough great information written about business by people who...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd July 2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,664
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Perry Belcher! He's Promoting Hard. Anyone know of him?

Marian,

Although I do agree that most people would be better served working on their business, I also understand how people can have a healthy amount of skepticism toward Perry's seeming...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 16th July 2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,537
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Adwords Is Truly Hammering CPA Affiliates & Companies Bad.

I can talk about promoting bullshit offers and engaging in fraud until I'm blue in the face (as I have before), but nothing works for people quite like getting banned.

If you promote real value...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,183
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Protecting my download page

The best you can do is slow down the theft. The minute you commit your ideas to any format besides your mind, it can be stolen.

As for download protection, it's a good idea and some forms are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,075
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Jeff Paul, John Beck, & Other Infomercials Charged by FTC July 1

My only question is - what took so long? There are many in this realm that have been pushing the legal line and crossing it for many years without consequence. Too many people have offered feeble,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,632
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Ok - what's a Goober?

A goober is someone who exposes the twit, the whole twit and nothing but the twit, so help us Goob! Twitter Dee; Twitter Dum - thewholetwit (thewholetwit) on Twitter (http://twitter.com/thewholetwit)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,550
Posted By jcaviani
Re: 14 year old wants to start Internet business

What is an internet business?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Who's Free Newsletter Do You Subscribe To (and actually read)?

Paul,

I am serious too. You provide value (at least to me). Thanks, I forgot about Marlon and Jon.

More and more, I have been seeking my mental stimulation from the bookstore. Most of what I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,972
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Who's Free Newsletter Do You Subscribe To (and actually read)?

Paul Myers and Michael Campbell's are the ONLY newsletters I read. They are the only authors I have read recently in the IM realm that understand the concept of value. All the other folks are only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,100
Posted By jcaviani
Re: A Business Model that anyone can start, five figure month potential.

The model is child's play compared to what you could be doing. It's a good start, though.

Keep in mind, the idea of business is to acquire and KEEP a customer not to burn through them like they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,391
Posted By jcaviani
Re: wow, who does google think they are?

Google simply needed to protect its interests from a host of miscreants who were creating gmail accounts by the hundreds to carry out their misdeeds.

This development is really no different than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,268
Posted By jcaviani
Re: if you are using video to market - it is 100% lost on me, and my type.

Let's face, a few gurus have once again (oh, they never do that do they) made some over reaching statements about video and here we are - video is being used in places where it is not the best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,283
Posted By jcaviani
Re: tinyurl .. no more!

These are all valid comments, yet not ONE of you has hit upon the real reason why these link shortening services should be avoided in your sales process - data.

The minute YOUR visitor is sent to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th June 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By jcaviani
Re: What are the Best Multivariate Solutions & Courses?

Eric,

I have used three tools that do a reasonable job, but the only one that is free is Google Optimizer.

1. Split Test Accelerator

2. Affiliate Prophet Pro

3. Google Optimizer
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th June 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,514
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Frank Kern's Mass Control

After Frank's first MC video where he talked about sending emails that looked like they were coming from a friend to increase the open rates (but not to lie - ROFL), I was one and done.

Do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,343
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Am I Being A Mrs Wombat Or Do I Have A Point Here?

To me, the issue is less about grammar and more about mediocrity in general. Writing is just one place where the plague of mediocrity manifests itself - especially in places where the written word is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Squidoo Lenses Are Like Domain Names? The Landgrab has already started?

There has been a land grab on Squidoo and others for quite some time. While it can be a good resource, I caution anyone to build too much of their house on someone else's land.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th May 2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

I have no argument with rebilling. Rebilling was around way before the internet, as were most of the techniques I see on the internet being claimed as new. The ONLY thing new about most of them is...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th May 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

Finch,

I think I've made my point and I think you've made yours. You think it's okay to make money any way you can make it, while I don't. You admittedly know the difference, yet it doesn't...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th May 2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

Finch,

It sometimes takes a while, but eventually the scammers are forfeiting their ill gotten gains to one alphabet agency or another.

Group challenges **** berry weight-loss claims - CNN.com...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th May 2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

Finch,

Why do I always see the word BUT in your posts.

blah, blah, blah, but..... then come the endless rationalizations about what a shithole the web is and how it's pointless to follow the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 12th May 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

What I find really sad and not at all isolated in the IM world is the number of people who find numerous ways to justify fraud.

It's not aggressive marketing or any other euphemism you choose,...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 11th May 2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

Wow, now that post is truly pathetic. Do you want us to take you seriously or should we just forget about your comments like you forget about reviewing products before promoting them - unreal. I...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 11th May 2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,397
Posted By jcaviani
Re: No Wonder CPA Co's Reject So many Of Us Now!

I think some of you may want to learn or relearn the definition of fraud.

It doesn't matter one iota how widely used or any of the other drivel some of you are citing as a justification. It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,651
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Godaddy Wants To Suspend My Domain Because My Affiliate Spammed! Any Advice?

All you have to do is sit through one of their pathic commercials and it tells you all you need to know.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th April 2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,762
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Make Money In Your Underwear?

Scot,

For the last time, those photos are between me and you buddy. Now I'm gonna have to shave my back and clean my keyboard.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By jcaviani
Re: How Do They Get Away With This?

Well, for any of you who think many of the big name gurus in the IM business are too far way or even any different than some of the other stuff sited in this thread, you're kidding yourselves.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Uncle Spam

affiliate = spammer

not quite, another good example of the reverse 80-20 rule

has anyone heard the reverse Bon Jovi band called Jon Bovi?

Okay, I'll drop the bowlupa
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Uncle Spam

but yoner, i don't remember sending 50 million emails - guy probably remembers every email
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By jcaviani
Re: How Do They Get Away With This?

Oh come on, now you ruined a perfectly good thread by actually naming one of the guilty - that's a no no.... spanky, spanky
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By jcaviani
Re: How Do They Get Away With This?

ROFL - now that's good, Scot. Some of these guys have more pitches than Sybil had personalities.

All you have to do these days is publicly apologize to the zealots or thought police like Michael...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By jcaviani
Re: How Do They Get Away With This?

Unfortunately, the same seems to apply to some IM gurus (God knows I would never name them even if their names ARE their brands).

It's funny how many of these guys make their money scamming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Are cookies dangerous?

Cookies are benign text files whose abilities have been greatly exaggerated by....oh my God, say it isn't so..... security companies who seek to scare you into purchasing their products.

While...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,101
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Clickbank ripping you off too??

Jennifer,

I couldn't agree more.

Clickbank gains nothing by entering the conversation. In fact, much like the people who are caught with their hands in the cookie jar by the 60 Minutes crew...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jcaviani
Re: The Paradox of the Scam

Okay, I've tried to make my point. This is starting to sound like Public Radio, where the story centers around the one victim they spend 3 weeks digging out of some mud hole somewhere and ignore the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jcaviani
Re: The Paradox of the Scam

Yes, again there are honest people being duped. These are not the people I'm talking about.

I'm talking about people are who are becoming pros at clamoring for their victim status. I am losing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jcaviani
Re: The Paradox of the Scam

I agree, Michael. There are real victims, but not as many as claimed.

There is no question that these people should be punished. However, their potential victim pool would be far smaller if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By jcaviani
The Paradox of the Scam

I think one thing needs to be discussed here that I rarely see mentioned.

Confidence Men, or con men as they are called now, are only able to perpetrate their cons/scams on the internet largely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,101
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Clickbank ripping you off too??

I think you missed my point. Unintentional means - you didn't mean to. How many "I didn't mean tos" do you need before it becomes intentional?

If you have droves of people saying your system is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 12,101
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Clickbank ripping you off too??

Not intentional? Just how many complaint emails and forum comments does it take before it's intentional?

I think it becomes more than intentional when there are repeated problems over many users...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,997
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Guru IMer using backdoor URL for MY CB signups...ticked...

Oh, but by God don't mention who it is or your comment will be deleted - what a crock.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,805
Posted By jcaviani
Re: HUGE New Amazon Rule Changes!

Affiliate marketing can be extremely profitable - no arguments. However, if you don't make huge sums of money where your long term business model may not matter, the affiliate model (you being the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,805
Posted By jcaviani
Re: HUGE New Amazon Rule Changes!

You will see more and more of the same from affiliate networks. People who were strong armed into supplying their intellectual property in the form of traffic metrics in exchange for puny affiliate...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th March 2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 78,395
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Google Cash Detective?

Two of your most important metrics are lifetime customer value and cost of customer acquisition. If you play the affiliate game on its very bottom level - direct linking, no list, no backend, you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th March 2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 78,395
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Google Cash Detective?

Metronicity,

I am done wasting my time with you or anyone else who can't see beyond their own anxiety. You are free to request a refund and leave at any time and yet you seem to require help...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th March 2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 78,395
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Google Cash Detective?

Metronicity,

I hope the time you have wasted to write your novellas of discontent have been worthwhile.

GCD is just a tool. It can be used productively in many ways. Generally the people who...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th March 2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 78,395
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Google Cash Detective?

I'm not saying it does or doesn't work with direct linking, but you would be very foolish to use it only in that way. There are so many other options. And what does your coal mine prowess have to do...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th March 2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 78,395
Posted By jcaviani
Re: Google Cash Detective?

The truth of the matter is some of you folks would complain that you might get hit in the head by falling one thousands dollars bills if you left the porch to get one.

You have the most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,440
Posted By jcaviani
Re: The Easiest WP AutoBlogger Ever, And It's Totally FREE!

I have every plugin known to mankind - free and paid. Yet Another Autoblogger (YAAB) For Wordpress is the cream of the crop - period.

Another thing....too few people have really investigated Carp,...
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