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Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2024, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By art72
Re: The Storage Wars In Real Life

Yes, back in the day, we were very fortunate to have stumbled blindly upon the storage auction opportunity, mind you, this was 20+ years ago before the TV show, and online bidding wars started.
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Forum: Beginners Area 16th March 2024, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By art72
Re: If You Could Share One Marketing Tip ...

Learn how to communicate what your audience is already willing to pay you to deliver or provide in the exchange!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th March 2024, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By art72
Re: This is just yucky to me

Gator tail is actually delicious. I can understand why people wouldn't care to indulge in eating a giant lizard, but once you get past the mental woe... it's really clean white meat.
Forum: Copywriting 24th February 2024, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By art72
Re: Do you need talent?

At the core... be a well-versed communicator. For some they possess a triple-threat as they can speak, write, and visually embody great communication skills... others may have a face for radio, a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th February 2024, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,197
Posted By art72
Re: Quick question...about being stuck.

My initial post was likened to a 10-page report... so, I'll try to just summarize it here.

Naturally, there's no "one-size-fits-all" answer... BUT, having been stuck or trapped in limbo several...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2024, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By art72
Re: tell me way to safeguard domain, I want to start domain buying some bulk domain but scare of ste

More importantly, BEWARE of those who contact you - "claiming" to be a broker for someone interested in buying multiple domains at once... I almost learned this lesson the hard way and someone here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2024, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 336
Posted By art72
Re: Is Mark Cuban right?

Going against the grain here a bit, as much of what he said is probably true in certain areas...

But, one of the key factors to bridging the gaps between poverty and financial independence...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2024, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By art72
Re: The exit strategy of death.

The IDEA or mention of an "exit strategy" was not to imply that I would or will likely ever stop working... that'll likely NEVER happen in my lifetime or the next!;)

It was geared more towards the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th February 2024, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 366
Posted By art72
Re: It's all in your head ??

There's definitely a truth to the fact we (*or at least the majority) magnify the negatives, although some things you just cannot control.

For whatever the reason; be it primitive instincts or...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th February 2024, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 751
Posted By art72
Re: Allow your Natural SuperPowers to empower your success.

I understand that they (*admins/mods) do not want a long, drawn out business plan in the Warrior Path threads, and it make sense to some degree... but it too leaves to question WHY so many Warrior...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2024, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By art72
Re: I Need advice running Google Ads for plumbing services

As far as running ads to affiliate sites... Google will (*As I learned firsthand) suspend your account for life "if" you attempt to link directly to an affiliate offer.

Most recommend building a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th January 2024, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 348
Posted By art72
Re: Sometimes you just gotta laugh at yourself...

Poking fun used to be a natural way to keep people's minds alert, active, and responsive via; sarcasm, constructive criticisms, comedy, etc) - whereas now; poking fun has seemingly become some...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th January 2024, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 655
Posted By art72
Re: DEALING WITH FEAR

One of the biggest fears I've yet to conquer is TIME, as it may be a sign that I'm getting older and 'looking back' on prior experiences, influences, and a combination of small wins and a ton of...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 17th January 2024, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By art72
Re: You still don't understand what a discussion forum is, do you?

I've been thinking the same thing... it seems like the majority of threads are DEAD before we even get a chance to contribute to them... and, the one's that are active are general discussions -...
Forum: Beginners Area 17th January 2024, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 543
Posted By art72
Re: Looking for all the knowledge.

Buying a lottery ticket doesn't possess very good odds of success. If you've bought programs you admit that you do not know how to use, I would strongly suggest you do your "due diligence" before...
Forum: Email Marketing 13th January 2024, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By art72
Re: Inexpensive (Free?) Opt-In Email Manager?

Most email marketing systems offer free trials, but as far as delivering a PDF, I've always uploaded a zip file to a cheap shared hosting server, and provided a direct download link.

Although this...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th January 2024, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By art72
Yessir!

Indeed everything is mind over matter or circumstance in this instance...

But, don't try to tell that to the people here at the local Walmart we just left - they certainly were not were spewing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2024, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 256
Posted By art72
Re: Happy Birthday, Claude

Happy Birthday! - may it not suck as good as the vacuums you sell brother! :)
Forum: The Warrior Path 4th January 2024, 06:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,168
Posted By art72
Re: The PARABLE. Or bildungsroman.

The map, the bridge, the master key... and all the ingenious minds who've utilized the knowledge (allegory, metaphors, and mythologies, etc) of those before them to produce written renditions of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd January 2024, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 704
Posted By art72
Re: Hitting It really Hard for 2024!! No excuses...

I wish you all the best in your transformation!
Forum: The Warrior Path 2nd January 2024, 08:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,168
Posted By art72
Re: My Newsletter...

Og Mandino's "World's Greatest Salesman" was one first books I ever read that struck a chord in understanding our spiritual nature in my early 30's... without being too woo-woo!

I may need to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th December 2023, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 255
Posted By art72
Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

Merry Christmas!

We celebrated ours Saturday, as my 5-year-old grandson's father has him for Christmas this year... overall we had an amazing holiday!

Hope everyone has a safe and Happy New...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th December 2023, 01:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,058
Posted By art72
Re: Go Big, Or Go Home...

The irony being... too many times I see people (*and myself) relying on 1 or 2 sources of income... and when it stops (*or slows down) as it has for me since November, I realize; we need to serve...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th December 2023, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,058
Posted By art72
Re: Go Big, Or Go Home...

Yessir, despite my long hiatus from the forum and my (loss of interest) in the eBay store, I do have a vested interest in establishing some new goals going into the 2024 New Year!

The primary goal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2023, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By art72
Re: What Top Free Organic Methods Can I Use To Drive Traffic & Generate Sales From Clickbank Produc

Therein lies your 1st mistake (and one I have made quite a few times myself)... if you are targeting 'business opportunity seekers' and have no real-world knowledge, experience, or value to offer...
Forum: Beginners Area 21st December 2023, 07:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,183
Posted By art72
Re: If you had to start an online business from scratch today, what niche would you choose and why?

Definitely information products that focus on any number of timeless issues people seek solutions to daily... and, will likely always be seeking solutions or relief from... well into the future.
...
Forum: The Warrior Path 2nd April 2023, 01:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

The past few weeks have been brutal...

We've resorted to printing our shipping labels and dropping items off at a "USPS blue box" nearby, as I am working 50 hours per week again.

Sadly, despite...
Forum: The Warrior Path 17th March 2023, 04:59 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: You may know this already. For Teri and daughter??

That's a thing?

No kidding, I would have NEVER imagined "thrifting bus tours" - interesting! Or... people earning up to $400 per day to host a tour, WOW!

I just took her last weekend to a...
Forum: The Warrior Path 16th March 2023, 04:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

I'll be sure to look into those auctions further, thank you!

And...

Yes, the new gig has proven to be quite an intense physical workout, indeed. However, I made my 10 vehicle bonus in my 2nd...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th February 2023, 05:40 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

I sincerely hope so...

It's been long overdue and a little slower of a start-up then we expected, and yet - there have been few examples I can recall that didn't require some time, energy, and...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th February 2023, 04:00 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

No... the burn marks clearly weren't there in any of the pics I staged, so it's pretty clear the buyer attempted to modify the item.



I had the responsibility to inspect the items, so it...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th February 2023, 09:07 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Quick note...

We sold a pair of King Baby Driver II Sunglasses in the original case for $100 a couple weeks ago...

We acquired the item in a storage cleanout, so we had no financial investment....
Forum: The Warrior Path 18th February 2023, 09:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

I agree, and it's becoming a daily struggle to discern those who value other people's time - from those that knowingly (*or perhaps, unknowingly) waste other people's time with little or no mutual...
Forum: The Warrior Path 16th February 2023, 09:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Stay friendly, but RUN AWAY.

HAIL HAIL to the wise who already knew how this chapter would end; "Stay friendly, but RUN AWAY!"

Right there with savide4's statement; "if the items are not in your possession, walk away... cause...
Forum: Artificial Intelligence 15th February 2023, 07:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,117
Posted By art72
Re: A future is here, so...

Not buying the AI hype, it may be a preferential solution for some people, much like self-checkout at Walmart, but not everyone will bow to having their careers replaced by a program mimicking human...
Forum: The Warrior Path 30th January 2023, 07:57 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

The drum sets and speakers this guy has are mostly all top of the line. My take was to sell them locally via; FB Groups - and local groups that allow people to post in say a 100-mile radius for local...
Forum: The Warrior Path 28th January 2023, 08:53 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Some additional Math. Yikes.

We are definitely, re-evaluating our approach, and we have had a couple people mention in feedback that the item either looked better than the pictures, or they mentioned that the color wasn't what...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th January 2023, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: When you get to this point, it eliminates so many things.

Those small hard earned wins "do feel good" and lately, it is almost 'as if' I entered into an "echo chamber" - something you just said; literally word for word, was exactly what the guy seeking to...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th January 2023, 08:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Would a buy out of ALL inventory work?

Staying the course, working out the kinks and fine tuning this online sales flow, is definitely more involved than I imagined... honestly, it is not rocket science, but it is not nearly as easy as I...
Forum: The Warrior Path 24th January 2023, 07:58 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Thanks, I am starting to see where there is value in documenting this journey, for sure. I could definitely start framing out a premium report, and the only thing stopping me from doing that sooner...
Forum: The Warrior Path 23rd January 2023, 01:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Whilst the last 3 posts contain a ton of value, to wit; I'll respond to later this evening...

One thing I know for certain is; I need to access our weekly sales more thoroughly. My bookkeeping...
Forum: The Warrior Path 20th January 2023, 08:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

In reflection of the past 6 months or so, since the beginning of this eBay journey, I can say with some confidence, it's time to perform a thorough assessment of both the milestones we've crossed and...
Forum: The Warrior Path 13th January 2023, 10:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Question of you ebay folks.

Yes and No...

After a buyer pays for an item and we ship the item out, eBay provides (and, encourages) us to utilize the tools to leave 'positive' feedback on the buyer's profile, and then they...
Forum: The Warrior Path 11th January 2023, 09:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Our Best Day... Just shy of a 2400% ROI

A.) Back on December 29th, we SOLD the following (6) items:

1.) Mitchell & Ness 1976 Gaylord Perry Team Jersey (Texas Rangers) $225.00
2.) Dan Marino #13 - Team Jersey (*1984 Throwback) Home...
Forum: Copywriting 4th January 2023, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 578
Posted By art72
Re: IMPORTANT UPDATE...

One example that comes to mind, and perhaps something everyone can relate to is music, lyrics, and songs... they tell stories, trigger emotional connections, and most the people I know seem to commit...
Forum: The Warrior Path 3rd January 2023, 07:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Some thoughts on your journey.

You are very welcome... And, Thank-You, for increasing my vocabulary... as many of your responses have me chasing down new definitions.




I'm not sure I can take full credit for much of that...
Forum: The Warrior Path 2nd January 2023, 07:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

I'm still working on that equation.



Unfortunately, we've yet to be able to find more of the items that we did experience a fast turnover, or that sold really fast!



I am starting to...
Forum: The Warrior Path 31st December 2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

The Jordan's we acquired for $20 at our old 'honey hole' thrift store, so we have proof of acquisition.

To get them authenticated ranges from $3 - $10 online through trusted networks that work...
Forum: The Warrior Path 29th December 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

One more thing, as it is both funny and somewhat relevant to my 'depression over being' out-bid yesterday...

Before, I bid on those auctions, I tracked down the phone number to the facility...
Forum: The Warrior Path 29th December 2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

On a positive note, one of the biggest challenges to stay committed to this journey has been to maintain FOCUS on the long-term goals, and overcoming the financial limitations we have faced in...
Forum: The Warrior Path 19th December 2022, 01:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Well... I am far from being an expert just yet... but, I am constantly researching and learning how retailers and liquidators move more inventory. However, despite the fact; our average profit has...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th December 2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,562
Posted By art72
Re: 30, 30, 10, 100 Rinse and repeat. For all ADD types and most beginners too.

Exactly... having been 'on the cusp' of being a millionaire in my early 30's... I concure, being 'weighed down' is an UNDERSTATEMENT in the arenas I competed!

All it took was a little shift to the...
Forum: The Warrior Path 14th December 2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Naturally, after 6 months... we've learned an enormous amount during this journey and listening to a few seasoned experts who do very well with eBay (*and eCommerce) sales platforms...

There seems...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th December 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,562
Posted By art72
Re: 30, 30, 10, 100 Rinse and repeat. For all ADD types and most beginners too.

I'm of the belief "obsession & passion" do tend to converge and the longer someone does a certain job, hones in on a skill set, or stays consistent - there is a fine line between being "obsessed" and...
Forum: The Warrior Path 12th December 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,679
Posted By art72
Re: Build $50k - $100K in Working Capital in 12 Months (or less) Utilizing eBay's Platform!

Despite my absence these past few weeks... I am relieved work has (*as predicted) slowed down, and we/I can focus more time an attention to our eBay journey.

No excuses...

This past month has...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th December 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,562
Posted By art72
Re: 30, 30, 10, 100 Rinse and repeat. For all ADD types and most beginners too.

The "it's hard to teach an old dog new tricks" is an absolute truth, as you mention those habits, routines, and neural pathways run deep...

And, you cannot go wrong aiming at teaching beginners......
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