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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,224
Posted By Henry White
Re: Thinking About Leaving IM - Found Something Better

I most emphatically agree that owning your own business is not for everyone! But the "grass is greener" you've recently recognized might be a mirage. The things you itemized are - or can be - some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,141
Posted By Henry White
Re: When did the information age begin and when it ends?

Here's some food for thought: 5 Myths About the 'Information Age' - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education (http://chronicle.com/article/5-Myths-About-the-Information/127105/) ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 937
Posted By Henry White
Re: POLL: Do you take notes when you read business books?

Whether it's written or live/recorded presentation, I always go in fully prepared to take extensive notes, and with a time commitment to "revise and extend" those notes as much as necessary...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th February 2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Henry White
Re: Do you believe in Atoms? what about the inside "theories"

And even more mind boggling when you understand that it took others hundreds if not thousands of years to advance beyond what the ancients' knew! Imagine what it would have been like if the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th February 2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 894
Posted By Henry White
Re: Do you believe in Atoms? what about the inside "theories"

'Yeah! It's that damned Roswell thing again!' ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By Henry White
Re: Anyone else want "internet marketing" without "MMO?"

Not exactly. ;)

Anyone can become very effective at selling without becoming a jerk.

We also need to simply dial back a few notches on the hype and hysteria.

The most effective way to do,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 962
Posted By Henry White
Re: how big a threat is this?

Also worth noting is that Nazi Germany did a LOT of the R&D in the '30s.

Now that the technology is "on-the-shelf" and readily available to anyone at an affordable price, how long do you think it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th February 2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By Henry White
Re: 7 year old SAVES THE PLANET!

Perhaps we're not getting the whole story - the media so rarely do their job any more.

What I think is not in question is that any elementary grade school teacher should have the training to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th January 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Henry White
US$700K for lesson plans

I first heard about this on Kim Komando's radio program Saturday afternoon, then read more about it Sunday afternoon.

http://mashable.com/2012/05/17/teachers-pay-teachers/

Surely someone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Henry White
Re: Surveying your list? What do you ask them ?? for your product research?

Multiple choice questions are fine and should serve your immediate needs quite well. But open-ended questions, as Jan suggested, are sometimes better because they do allow your target audience to get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd December 2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Henry White
Re: Roast Turkey Recipes?

Proper brining will drastically increase the moisture content in the final product... but that's usually NOT the problem for most home cooks.

Very few people cook a whole turkey more than once...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,735
Posted By Henry White
Re: The best way to learn about Internet marketing?

You can browse amazon, read the reviews, check the ratings and copyright date (very rarely anything prior to 2009, less than 25 people giving it an average above 4 stars), and the 'Look Inside..' A...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 589
Posted By Henry White
Re: Why do you *have* to start a business?

Sten, as a whole, I think we've gotten away from self-sufficiency and self-reliance. Most workers impress me as surrendered to putting in their time so they can finally retire - essentially as a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,065
Posted By Henry White
Re: $2000 a month to outsource anything

'Outsourcing everything' is probably every newbie's dream, but it's a mirage - something you will have to work up to over time.

I did everything myself, including creating the products and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 584
Posted By Henry White
Re: Researching without plagiarizing

The mere fact that you're paraphrasing does not automatically make it acceptable or give you legal or ethical cover. These brief examples from Indiana University (Bloomington) might help clear this...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th November 2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Henry White
Re: The One Thing You Need to Succeed on Kindle Is...

I don't have a quota or time-limit but generally have been writing for three or four hours by the time my neighbors are leaving for their day jobs. That might not be "inspiration" to you but it...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th November 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,045
Posted By Henry White
Re: [USA] Throwing Away Tax Dollars To "Improve" Education?

And here for the first 50 years we thought Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged was fiction! ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,280
Posted By Henry White
Re: What is the future of Internet marketing?

We can only guess at what technologies will be coming online over the next half century, and even less so beyond that. That part doesn't worry me in the least - we'll adapt, maybe kicking and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By Henry White
Re: Please i need your opinion about this IM plan

I disagree. It's crowded because there's a LOT of money sloshing around! If you want to funnel a nice chunk of it into your bank account, you're probably going to have to create a product that has...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th November 2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,310
Posted By Henry White
Re: Paid Traffic Really Is The Holy Grail!

Are you implying that with free traffic it's doesn't matter "how good you are/market you're in/landing page-quality score, etc."? ;)

Either way, there is a learning curve involved that you cannot...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By Henry White
Re: I have researched all types of IM strategies, now I would like your opinion.

These are not strategies. They're a random assortment of tactics. That's a huge difference - and once you understand it instinctively you'll be well on your way to creating a business plan that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,670
Posted By Henry White
Re: Finally did it. 1,400 sales in 24 hours--and a deep dark secret [long]

Thanks for the details, Tom. I'm confident it will help others much helpful than the usual mindless chorus to "just take action" and "build your list."
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th October 2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By Henry White
Re: Full Time Marketers.. How often Do you Take Holidays

One day a week, and one week each quarter. That's about the best I can manage. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By Henry White
Re: I hate internet marketers who are stuck ups!

Congratulations! You have just been trolled!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,396
Posted By Henry White
Re: what's all this hype about six figure income?

And much, much easier when you have more than one item in your product list! Been there, done that - but it didn't happen overnight. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By Henry White
Re: Ebooks - I am new to all this and need help

For book/e-book marketing:

Book marketing tips and book promotion ideas from expert John Kremer (http://www.bookmarket.com/)

Read the Kindle terms of service carefully. Amazon wants to be the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 675
Posted By Henry White
Re: Doing a webinar before launching my wso. What do you think as a strategy ?

Most of this really depends on your purpose of running the WSO. Are you primarily out to build your list of subscribers? Or buyers? Or attract JV partners? And what does the rest of your sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,908
Posted By Henry White
Re: This Is The 'Secret' The Guru's Always Leave Out About Making Money Online!

Agreed! Listen to what the genuine gurus are saying - the ones making 8- and 9-figure (net), not the charlatans, the fake-it-until-you-make-it crowd - but above all study what they're doing from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By Henry White
Re: Good IM reads. Not looking for fluff. More of a textbook read. Any suggestions?

Don't get to narrowly obsessed with "Internet marketing" or even "marketing" or you'll lose out on precisely what might be the foundation to skyrocket your business beyond your competition. ;)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,461
Posted By Henry White
Re: Are you enjoying watching Jeff Walker's launch?

I think the e-mails deserve critical study as well.

Truth be told, I learned many times more from Jeff Walker's webinars (and a select group of high-end Internet marketers) than I even could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,332
Posted By Henry White
Re: Perpetual AKA Evergreen Product Launch Question

Let's start with a Yogi-ism: 'It's only a launch when it's a launch."

I assume videos #1-3 are more or less permanent, so you only need to talk about "product launch" in that final sales video. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,396
Posted By Henry White
Re: Lost my job and want to start right.

Before you get swept away, I strongly recommend you read

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,821
Posted By Henry White
Re: This is what you need to make BILLIONS online

It doesn't matter where you get your inspiration - as long as it's constructive and pro-active.

What matters is whether you're up to the challenge of putting it to use to transform your life. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Henry White
Re: What I've Learned in a Month of IM

There's considerably more to it than that - and outsourcing what you don't know or don't want to do is not always going to be the perfect solution. Michael Gerber explained much of this in E-Myth...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,279
Posted By Henry White
Re: Do you read Internet Marketing books?

And writers today are still grinding out pure, unadulterated rubbish at a penny a word! ;)
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st September 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,134
Posted By Henry White
Re: Why do you recommend "Think and Grow Rich"?

Go to amazon.com

In the Search window type in the book title and click the 'Go' button.

Select the version with the most stars/reviews

On the book page, read the reviews, and 'Look Inside'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,302
Posted By Henry White
Re: I need some direction.

You can make a very good living writing articles - and even more if you broaden your horizons to include freelancing for print media (including, of course, Kindle).

Frankly, it's sounds to me as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By Henry White
Re: Book Self-Publishers: Do you use Professional Proofreading Services or Not?

If you're not under a pressing deadline, there are a few tips that can help enormously.

Don't confuse writing with editing - meaning don't try to do them both at the same time.
In both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,282
Posted By Henry White
Re: Don't think working at home is comfortable

What works extremely well for me is getting up at 4 AM and finishing my "day" roughly the same time my neighbors are leaving for their morning commute. (But as you can see from the time stamp on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Henry White
Re: Sales Funnel Service?

Yeah, I have to agree - be very careful with this.

Take a critical look at your "competition" and offer better products/services, better prices, better support, etc.

The key here, as far as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By Henry White
Re: How often do you promote products to your list?

I try to teach them something with every blog post and every e-mail I send, but only promote three or four times a month. Your actual mileage will vary - depending on the niche, the relationship you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,515
Posted By Henry White
Re: 6 Steps To $20,000/Monthly

[QUOTE=nicholasb;6822371]that's 5 too many steps for most folks.

... ]/QUOTE]

'Six' actually! ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By Henry White
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

Aside from your math being wrong - .00277 which .277% per day vs. 2.77% - you're on the right track. Actually, that's saying a lot because so many newbies never break it down this way - and thus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By Henry White
Re: Is the Internet Marketing Niche Really Worth It?

Probably the most common and deadly mistake newbies make is chasing money, instead of building a business that lasts.

As Bryan said, spend the first year or two in the trenches so you have some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,839
Posted By Henry White
Re: Is it Just Me? - WSO Rant

Actually, the majority of them seem to be nothing more than an announcement that they've bought the product - sometimes with a little blather about previous WSO's, but rarely about this latest offer....
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th August 2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,462
Posted By Henry White
Re: New Plan To Earn $50,000 Per Month Revealed

Maybe technically it should, but I'm glad it was posted in the General Discussion forum because now I know I'm not the only one thinking about the next level! And, more importantly, this is just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Henry White
Re: Need help customizing marketing campaign to fit my skillset.

Sounds to me like your strengths are a natural for creating your own products! e-books, Kindle, video, YouTube - all very lucrative if you apply them in an evergreen niche you like and one that has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,633
Posted By Henry White
Re: What Books Are YOU Reading Right Now? :)

Among the list compiled by my collegian mastermind group compiled are:

Jay Abraham, David Allen, Robert W. Bly, Peter Bowerman, Jack Canfield, Robert B. Cialdini, Jim Cockrum, Stephen Covey, M.J....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By Henry White
Re: 6 Figure Products...How?

Skepticism in moderation is a "good" thing - just don't let it cloud your thinking.

Like many of the things that worked well in the past, that "6-figures per year" is somewhat dated too. In a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By Henry White
Re: 6 Figure Products...How?

I know there are some week-long workshops, memberships, and extended one-on-one coaching at that level - all completely out of reach of clueless newbies chasing lephrechauns, pixie dust, or whatever....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Henry White
Re: Where Can I Find Such A Theme? It's Beautifully Simple

It's an HTML/CSS template.

Thousands upon thousands of them are freely available on the Internet - and literally endless permutations with minimal tweaking.

Most hosts have a collection you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By Henry White
Re: High Ticket or Low Ticket?

My product lists has something for virtually everybody in my evergreen niches - interest, knowledge, experience, and price. I've put a lot of time and effort into these sales funnels and they've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Henry White
Re: Newbie looking for knowledge and learning, not money

Welcome to the WF!

Assuming you have a couple of hours a day to devote to this, spend a few days getting oriented to the various forums here, getting into the threads that interest you most, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,408
Posted By Henry White
Re: Are You Really an Expert? Prove It...

I'll have to go along with Niels Bohr: "An expert is someone who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a narrow field."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,864
Posted By Henry White
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By Henry White
Re: Hello WF I'm new here, and wondering who are the best people to learn from

You'll have to decide that for yourself! The ones I learned the most from in the last 18 months aren't necessarily the best choices for you. So start with what you already know and can do, what...
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