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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,146
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Are days of running successful sites by individuals over?

Don't you mean "Are the days of running successful sites by individuals dead?"

To answer your question, no, the game has simply evolved. Adapt or die, pretty much.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: "I'd rather grow my Facebook Page." Wait... what?

Sure, I understand the benefits of social marketing, that's not lost on me.

However, anyone is going to have a very hard time convincing me that building a community on a property you don't own is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,371
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Diamond reminds us fact

FOR REAL!? Man, that's deep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: FTC Disclosure & YouTube Reviews

Best bet would probably be to put the disclosure as an opening splash page for the video, similar to how informercials do it.

WELCOME TO REVIEWS BY RUSH!
Your trusted source in the (insert niche...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Does anyone make money online OUTSIDE of the MMO niche?

While I'm sure there are legitimate marketing courses and coaches out there, ones that teach you relevant skills for use in any online niche, I'd hazard to guess that the majority of MMO coaching...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 691
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Free Images at What Price?

They probably just randomly substitute the image with an adsense-like advertising block in place of the image.

In which case, why anyone would do that when they can get decent quality images, that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 795
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: The Secret to Successful Online Marketing is...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTsL60cJ_uDXMfGSUvmrO2k5EBCBC49peORNkPL_HcB2Dd6Czdv2g

Always
Be
Creating content

Every day that goes by that you aren't publishing a new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,372
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: 100 websites with Hostgator I WANT OUT!!!!

People like to repeat what they've heard, regardless if they have any experience or not. Not a new trend among Warrior Forum or the internet in general.

For example, I know of a webmaster forum in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Anyone using W3 total cache plugin?

Sounds like it's either a plugin conflict (w3 is not playing nice with another one of your plugins), or your overlooking some settings somewhere.

Disable all plugins. Delete W3 and do a complete,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: I am a newbie, please help

I don't know much about Marketing with Alex, but if you are interesting in trying out the niche site business model for starting your online income portfolio, you can get all the info for free via...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Can't Find the Perfect Domain Name for [INSERT NICHE HERE]? Try tomato soup DOT com

They're not, but some names are simply easier to "brand" than others. Obviously, every webmaster wants a domain for their site that is both an exact match and easily brandable. But those domains are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Can't Find the Perfect Domain Name for [INSERT NICHE HERE]? Try tomato soup DOT com

I agree. I'm a big fan of going the branding route for niche sites and magazines. I like the idea of building brands, not websites.

I'm honestly surprised this guy didn't get more. Well branded...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: First Site from a newbie - where do I go from here -suggestions please!

A few things...

One of the product descriptions is showing this:

Make separate pages for your privacy policy, terms of use, affiliate disclosures, etc and link to them from your footer.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: WSO'S....IN WHO'S INTEREST EXACTLY????

This is going to end well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,014
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Conspiracy in WSO?

I think this is the same stance a lot of Warriors take, which is why there are very, very few negative reviews in the WSO forum, in comparison to positive ones.

People don't want to be the bad guy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: How to check loading speed of site?

I think the two most popular are:

Google PageSpeed Insights
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights

Direct optimization information from the 800lb gorilla itself.

GTmetrix...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 850
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Advice for a beginner

You're a third-year med student? You have highly specialized knowledge that is very fresh in your mind. All you have to do is find a way to monetize that specialized knowledge.

I would be looking...
Forum: Copywriting 1st July 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Why Isn't Facebook Converting For Me?

Pretty much agree with all of this. Particularly #1.

No offense, but your page looks exactly like every single other page out there that wants an email address. Those types of pages might have got...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Info Product Sales

Have you not seen the WSO forum or Clickbank? ;)

The model works just fine.



Never, ever, ever underestimate the laziness of other people. Doing so will leave lots and lots of revenue on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,607
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: is 480$ is a good price for 32 articles

That's not entirely true. Just find clients who are running real businesses. People who know how to use content have no problem paying top dollar because they know it's an investment and they know an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,607
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: is 480$ is a good price for 32 articles

With the evaluation of the OP's deal aside, from the replies in this thread, I'm pretty amazed that $15 dollars an article is viewed as "Holy crap that's expensive!"

I really feel for freelance...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Do Special Offers And Discount Coupons Motivate You?

For me, it really depends on where the offer is coming from.

Is it coming from the WSO section or similar? Then, no, I assume 100% of "special" offers are complete bs and not "special" at all. In...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,118
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Couple makes $100,000/month through self-publishing

I know there's quite a few Warriors who are into self-publishing and since I hadn't seen this story shared here yet (my apologies if it has been), I thought I would share this link to a news story...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,463
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: A Hidden Warrior Forum Fortune?

He means the Warrior Forum Classified Ads section which can be found here: http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-forum-classified-ads/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,831
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: What are the Cons of Wordpress?

I'm not sure where in my post I said that "Wordpress is absolutely ideal for non-techies." If you show me where I said that, I'll happily remove that from my post because that's not what I was trying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,831
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: What are the Cons of Wordpress?

Some of the largest sites in the world are running on Wordpress. You shouldn't be paranoid about getting hacked just because you're running Wordpress. There are free security plugins you can install...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,285
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Which Wodpress Plugins are mandatory for a beginner with new website?

Before you go installing every plugin recommended (or worse, buying recommended plugins - eek), let me share some insight with you.

When running Wordpress, you want your site to operate using as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,590
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Hostgator Outage?

Do you not have backups of your sites/files?

Not trying to justify HostGator's incompetence here, but if you do any sort of commercial business online you should be backing your stuff up after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Six figure mentors?

Legal/ethical discussion about these types of businesses aside...

Would you rather pay money to sell some guy's product and make him rich?

or

Would you rather sell your own product and make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Is Facebook better than an Email List?

I prefer both. I like to funnel traffic from FB to my list.

The main reason for this is because...

Facebook owns the page, not you.

If you spend more time on your facebook page then you do...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th June 2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: How do you get started guest blogging?

Any of the guest posting I've done has always been secured by reaching out to a site directly.

Start with 10 sites and contact the editor of each one, individually. Write a custom pitch, explain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,731
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: Fiver will not give me my money back

The Fiverr TOS issue aside, you can't tell me that you're really surprised that a $5 dollar freelancer or two flaked on you?

Just a suggestion, but if you don't want to deal with flaky...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th June 2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Thriftypreneur
Re: New website - With/Without adsense?

Don't base monetization on your ranking, base it on the amount of content you have. You want to have a solid content to advertisement ratio.

Good luck.
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