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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 762
Posted By marktman571
RE: What's an ideal length for a video ad?

Whoever is limiting your ad with a specific "minute" or "number of seconds" is surely making a folly out of you.

The best ever sales video was more than 50 minutes long..what now?

There is one...
Forum: Social Media 20th November 2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By marktman571
RE: how do you contact facebook as an advertiser ?

While editing the rejected ad, you will see an "appeal" option. This is where you should go, if you don't agree with what Facebook is doing with your ad approvals.

Thanks
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th November 2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: Let's face this: 99% of IMers are duplicating content of the Top 1%?

I agree with you on this...some are better teachers..some are writers...some are better speakers. Moreover, our reception to information varies from person to person. For example, I may be good at...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th November 2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Let's face this: 99% of IMers are duplicating content of the Top 1%?

When I think of the top 1%, I envision them as rivers of flowing waters - a river of knowledge. They are the great ones - the fathers of today's gurus. I am talking about the big marketing names...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By marktman571
Things to consider when gathering a survey!!

Gathering data seems straightforward but most of the time we commit flaws that messes up this simple job. Customer satisfaction surveys are riddled with the same common mistakes because many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By marktman571
Writers alert: This is the most dangerous writing app you will ever encounter.

Ok, I am addressing to all those writers always whining about writer's block...Here's the deal..I am currently writing inside an app that literally wipes off everything I have written if I just stop...
Forum: Social Media 19th November 2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: Who else has got bored by instagramers motivational rhetoric?

Hi Chan, really that's the whole point. How can you stand out from the noise? If everyone is talking about motivation, maybe you start criticizing motivation and promote discipline instead..
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By marktman571
Re: Can I do market research by sitting in my cozy warm room?

Hi Aussie, that's some nice piece of motivation.
Ok, so if I want real success I had to stop relying on google search and focus more on face-to-face to interactions. There are no lazy ways.

Got...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th November 2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 198
Posted By marktman571
Re: What are your best time hacks? I need some suggestions..

Here are some of my hacks:
1. Making sure I keep the distractions away. This includes family, friends, and relatives.
2. Doing work in small bursts of utmost concentration and taking regular breaks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marktman571
Re: Depth vs Width of knowledge - which wins?

Hi the honest IMer,

You really made that too honest. Much appreciated. I just read McMillan offer and bought it. I have been dribbling with copywriting quite a time now. Creating an offer is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By marktman571
Re: Can I do market research by sitting in my cozy warm room?

To you, and to all those who will follow you calling me lazy, here is what I'd say: Yes, I am lazy.

Joe Karbo wrote a whole book (all time best seller) on "The Lazy Man's Way to Riches" and here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By marktman571
Can I do market research by sitting in my cozy warm room?

Lately, I am really frustrated about it. I have read and heard a lot about market research. Every guru says to study your market before even thinking about creating a product - and to only create...
Forum: Social Media 18th November 2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: Who else has got bored by instagramers motivational rhetoric?

You are right. This reminds of a famous saying: "Those who can, do. Those who can't do, teach."

This perfectly fits here. Many instagrammers are motivating others when they themselves need it the...
Forum: Social Media 18th November 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: Who else has got bored by instagramers motivational rhetoric?

There are instagramers regurgitating content of OTHERS. And there are facebookers copying content from Instagram and posting them on their pages. With the arrival of automation, I receive dozens of...
Forum: Social Media 18th November 2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: Who else has got bored by instagramers motivational rhetoric?

You are quite right. There are thousands of wanna-be entrepreneurs, who are just copy pasting the stuff from google, maybe writing the same quote on a different background and "motivating" others...
Forum: Social Media 17th November 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Who else has got bored by instagramers motivational rhetoric?

Since Instagram arrived in the picture, it surely has converted many regular IMers into six-figure gurus.There was a time when "motivational quotations" were receiving great response from wanna -be...
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th November 2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 264
Posted By marktman571
Which is better for marketing? Empathy or greed?

I read somewhere that to empathize means to walk in someones shoes. Modern marketing is way too digitized and there is pile of content floating around that flashes in front of you potential customers...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th November 2016, 01:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By marktman571
Worried about distractions? Check out these five apps that can keep you focused!!

We all procrastinate and we are all guilty as charged in this crime. But whats worse than that is unproductivity. Imagine that you build up the courage to finally sit down and finish of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By marktman571
Re: is There A Way To Copy And Paste From Forum To Word And Keep Formatting?

I am suggesting my way of how I get rid of forum formatting. However, I am not sure if that's what you are looking for. Here is what appears when you copy-paste content from forum into office:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marktman571
Re: Depth vs Width of knowledge - which wins?

Hi Nesha, great advice as always. Couldn't agree more.
I have heard copywriters reading each book 10 times or more...and they keep on reading the same one again and again - each time learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marktman571
Re: Depth vs Width of knowledge - which wins?

Brilliant response. So, you can decide your specialty once you have set off on the journey. The flow will make you decide what's working best for you..
Maybe, I am still working at my basics at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marktman571
Re: Depth vs Width of knowledge - which wins?

Hi, agree with you.
I think, in IM, you need to understand how every component integrates with each other. You can get indepth knowledge of one or two components, but width is important to sustain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By marktman571
Depth vs Width of knowledge - which wins?

Hi warriors.

So, for quite a time now, I have been thinking about it. I am passing through that phase of my "learning curve" where I am trying to grasp everything I could in IM. Be it email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,214
Posted By marktman571
Re: i just want to earn for 10 dollar per day

Why aim for $10 per day? You can definitely earn more than that. Start from an avenue which is more predictable and doesn't involve a lot of risk. Do some freelance work which doesn't challenge your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By marktman571
Re: Any tips for advertising on wearable technology (smartwatches)?

Is he introducing that wearable technology under the existing or a new brand name?

The thing is that there is already a lot of competition for wearables technologies ( especially smartwatches)....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 450
Posted By marktman571
Re: What now?

Well it requires a lot of homework and just putting the blog will not turn the trick. Build up some social media following through Facebook or Twitter and put up your content over there as well. It...
Forum: Social Media 9th November 2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By marktman571
Five hacks for effective instagram marketing!!

Well who doesn't love to scroll through countless instagram posts in their spare time. The app has a pretty fascinating attraction for people who love perfectly filtered photos of their friends and...
Forum: Social Media 8th November 2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By marktman571
A big 'NO' to these annoying things Facebook marketers do!!

Well everyone wants a piece of the business out there and are willing to do whatever it takes to get it. But sometimes don't you think that the way they approach their target demographic is kind of...
Forum: Copywriting 8th November 2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By marktman571
What are some of the greatest 'easy to fall for' advertising mistakes?

Ok, so I have been noticing this "easy to fall for" advertising mistake so often. And I would like to turn your attention towards it. Especially, the newb.

We all know the very sole purpose of an...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th November 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By marktman571
Re: Without Consistency You're Like a Rocket That Goes Up then Crashes

Sometimes it's hard to be consistent when you have pressure from the third party having stake in your business. Also it's in human nature that we expect results to pop up right away and become rich....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th November 2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By marktman571
Re: Which countries to avoid?

It depends what type of audience you're planning to target. There are also people in developing countries with bucks who are willing to spend money. Therefore find out the correct demographic and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By marktman571
Re: Fastest way to make profits, and why it's a bad idea...

It's better to make mistakes and learn instead of resorting towards the shortcuts. Lessons you learn along the journey are more worthwhile instead of looking for gaps in the system.For example many...
Forum: Social Media 8th November 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 932
Posted By marktman571
Re: Why you should NEVER buy Facebook likes - EVER.

I think damage to the brand counts a lot over here because you don't want people following your page who have no interest what you're trying to convey. I have seen pages who started modestly and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,013
Posted By marktman571
Re: best way to make money with a blog ?

First find out what demographic you want to target. As you said you want to start up a health blog which is good because you can approach this subject in different ways. Follow these steps:

1....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 952
Posted By marktman571
Re: what the easiest online business you ever had ?

My friend nothing is easy unless you love what you're doing. Find out what you're good at. If you're good at sales and love selling stuff to people then I think you should start an e-commerce...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 722
Posted By marktman571
Re: Has working in IM made you anti-social?

In the beginning . Yes. Reason because when I started my freelance business I always used to overload myself with projects because I needed the money right away. This made me miserable because for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th November 2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By marktman571
Re: Do the motivational speakers 'you can do it!' rah-rah really work?

These three points perfectly sums up human behaviour in this competitive market. Some person motivating you won't care whether you achieve something or not. In the end he will get a certain amount of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th November 2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By marktman571
Re: Do the motivational speakers 'you can do it!' rah-rah really work?

Individuality differs in every human being. Some people grasp an idea and stick with it for the rest of their lives because they love it and are passionate about it. If someone tells me that I have...
Forum: Social Media 8th November 2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By marktman571
Re: Five useful Pinterest tools for effective digital marketing!!

A little investment to expand your business wouldn't hurt in a long run. If you end up getting enough traffic and your sales volume goes up then I think it's definitely worth it.
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th November 2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By marktman571
Re: Do the motivational speakers 'you can do it!' rah-rah really work?

That's the thing. Motivational talks are a self propelling cycle that arouses a feeling to achieve something for a time being and then gets worn out because it seems way too much for some people to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th November 2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By marktman571
Re: Do the motivational speakers 'you can do it!' rah-rah really work?

It's good that you managed to learn something from these talks and utilized the ideas in your own work. Staying motivated is a very hard thing to accomplish and basically it's just the temporary...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th November 2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By marktman571
Do the motivational speakers 'you can do it!' rah-rah really work?

I have no intentions to butt-hurt any motivational speaker out here. But I think it is necessary to get things straight with those preaching how well Tonny Robbins F-bombs work. Or how well Les Brown...
Forum: Website Design 5th November 2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By marktman571
Which resolution works best for print and web based content if working at Adobe photoshop?

Well I'm kind of rusty at my photoshop skills but I have this little project for which I have to set up the image dimensions and make it look more appealing. The images belong to a science based...
Forum: Social Media 4th November 2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By marktman571
Five useful Pinterest tools for effective digital marketing!!

Social media marketing is a tricky business and you can go a long way if you have a right recipe. In this thread, I'll list some useful tools that can save both time and resources for all new...
Forum: Social Media 31st October 2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 461
Posted By marktman571
Re: What social media networks do you actually ENJOY working with?

I rate Facebook and Pinterest as one of my personal favorites for marketing purposes. Especially, Facebook has huge community following and gives you an opportunity to reach across several...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st October 2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By marktman571
Re: How do you cope with working in a team?

Disagreements are fruitful if going into a right direction or can be destructive if the division of responsibilities are not perfectly defined in a startup. My suggestion is to rely on each other's...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By marktman571
Re: When is offline marketing more effective?

Point 2 and 4 are the cores of offline marketing. Physical interaction clears out misconceptions and can deal with it right at the moment. But it depends on the skills you have as well as the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
Posted By marktman571
Re: Ive finally learnt how to say no to clients - and its driving more business my way.

Congratulations on achieving that control. You don't learn to say NO right away and it requires a lot of grunt work and countless sleepless nights to realize that you can avoid that by asking your...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st October 2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 172
Posted By marktman571
Re: Keep Planting Them Seed of Growth, Harvesting Cometh Later

Growth is essential in every element of your life. It can be your business, personal relationships and health. I think it's the definition of life without which we as humans might have ended up as...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st October 2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By marktman571
Re: How important the positive reviews is to an app?

I think reviews establish your apps credibility among your competitors. First it provides valuable feedback regarding the functionality of your app and points out areas that need urgent improvement....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st October 2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By marktman571
Re: Marketing Advice NEEDED

Saw your website and I would say the design is pretty appealing. Your products and site design tells me that your company basically relies on bulk orders from big companies and that's how you manage...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 31st October 2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By marktman571
Re: I'd like to say high to this place and introduce myself!

Welcome honey bunny. It's a perfect place to start and get an insight into how SEO techniques are utilized by different gurus around the globe. Keep track of the main internet discussion forum...
Forum: Social Media 31st October 2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By marktman571
Re: How can I use Facebook as an effective marketing tool?

I think it's the best marketing tool out there to get the likes of the people and spread the word. The main thing is how you end up utilizing this opportunity for your own advantage. For me, I love...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th October 2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By marktman571
Re: Are phone calls still a major source of marketing?

Telemarketing in the contemporary market has become solely associated with cell phone companies because they always trap you in offers that are sometimes pretty helpful.Also they have the authority...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th October 2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 504
Posted By marktman571
Re: Do you like Jogging in the Evening or in the Morning?

Morning time always suits me because there is no hassle on the roads and everyone is still in their cribs . Also air is clear and you can actually observe nature more closely during early hours.
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th October 2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By marktman571
Re: How did you start in personal development?

The main catalyst that had a perfect influence on my personality was when I started taking part in debates in school. I was always kind of shy and took a lot of time to get comfortable with someone....
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