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Forum: Website Design 1st April 2014, 03:03 AM
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Posted By George Chernikov
Cost estimate for mobile game artwork?

Hi fellow warriors,

We're looking into building a mobile slots game, and we're wondering how much, in your experience, we can expect to pay for each slots machine theme (each consisting of unique...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th January 2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,051
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: I LOVE direct mail. Do you?

Hi Jan,

Can your recommend a mailing service provider in the US - one that takes care of printing and mailing as long as we provide the copy, the artwork, and the mailing list?

I read horror...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

Hi Blase - thanks again, and good to hear that I am not (seemingly) going in a crazy wrong direction.

Due to the high margin on the service, we only need to make one sale to break even on the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

Hi Blase,

Thanks! The broker does offer an electronic version of the list of a one-time $35 fee (the basic price is $185/M).

Indeed, we are keeping the mail house and the creative production...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

Hi Mike,

Thanks ever so much! We haven't bought (I should have said "rented") the list just yet - however, I know they do not allow re-uses. First things first, I want to map out the business...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th January 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By George Chernikov
Need help with logistics of a direct mail campaign

Hi there

We are planning our first ever direct mail campaign to a small trial audience of 10,000 prospects identified in line with our criteria. My question is on the logistics and the business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 570
Posted By George Chernikov
Tracking conversions without contact forms

Hi all,

Our experience shows that our clients prefer sending us an email (not through onClick, but by referring to the email address on the page), rather than using a contact form (which is also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,007
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: I Need to Sell My Sites:/ I Have No Money For Flippa:/

How can you possibly have a website worth buying that doesn't generate enough revenue to cover the listing fee?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,044
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Do You Think You Should Be An "Expert" In A Subject First Before Creating Info Products?

Expertise is not relative - just because you spend a week research a subject (and therefore know more about it than people who didn't), that does not, automatically, make you an expert.

To answer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,378
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: I lost around $8000 through commodities.

Nah, he just needs to steer clear of trading until he's consistently profitable on demo
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,674
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: how to make money online immediately?

Because proven systems exist and are widely available.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,281
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Does My Fake Screenshot Look Convincing?

The word "fake" was added by the OP; if you look at the original e-mail:



ORIGINAL: Does the earnings screen shot look real?
POSTED: Does my fake screenshot look convincing?

No reference to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,281
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Does My Fake Screenshot Look Convincing?

Well, technically he didn't state it is a fake screenshot; he just asked if it looks real :) If people are having trouble telling fake screenshots from real ones, it logically follows that they will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,378
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: I lost around $8000 through commodities.

My sole suggestion: don't bother buying e-books, trading robots, or anything trading-related published on the Internet by anyone other than credible experts in the field. (Hint: a lot of people who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Hi Caliban,


This is actually not necessary.

However, B has also assimilated the works of 20 top project managers, so the failure of A to be an expert is a 100% failure with A... but forms...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Fair enough; everything appears to hinge on whether the output of B can be accepted as equivalent to that of an expert content creator. The expertise of C follows directly from B since it is produced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Fair enough; English is not my Mother Tongue either, and it was taught to me - initially, at least - by a Russian-born and educated ESL teacher. Russian is my Mother Tongue, by the way.

But the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

This is actually a very effective way of condensing the argument; and, while I would not necessary state it is fully correct (mostly to protect myself from subsequent arguments deriving from this),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Right, but the problem is that being able to document such expertise arguably helps drive sales. For example, when I'm looking for a book on project management, I am far more likely to buy from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

ExRat would have a fit when he reads this but: I think it's a matter of honesty.

If someone produces a report saying "Here I have thoroughly researched and gathered X ways to lose weight" and if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

I presented you with clear conclusions backed by premises substantiated by empirical facts. If you are unable or unwilling to refute these in an equally logical manner (which, by the way, is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

No argument so far.



Only if it is clearly presented as research into the work of twenty top project managers, as opposed to the writer going off on a wild tangent and describing his own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

I think this is the moment where I count my blessing for not being specific enough with the term "weight loss" to distinguish between theory and practice.

The theory behind weight loss is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Troy,



Could substantiate that statement please? It seems to consist of two enormous generalizations with very little evidence to back them up. From what I can identify, you are drawing the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

I guess so, except that every hot niche I can think of (for example, weight loss, dating, making money online, getting your ex back) is not one of them.

Seriously, if weight loss didn't require...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

You are confusing binary choice with 50/50 probability. If a man is falling from the roof of a tall building, he can survive or he can die, but the odds of that are decidedly not 50/50.

If the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

...And if it was as simple as that, everyone with a basic grasp of marketing would be a self-made millionaire.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

First and foremost, your statement is that "the world is filled with self-made successful millionaires" is factually incorrect. Only 0.15% of the world's population are millionaires. To describe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,698
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Do not commit to Video Sales………it will Finish You

I don't think this is unique to video products alone, otherwise everyone on this forum would be making $345,107 a month (on autopilot! in their sleep! while dating a model!)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,248
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: In need of a Google Plus invite? I got them!

george DOT chernikov AT gmail.com

Thanks!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,556
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Newbie with $20K, desire to succeed, and wants to create a six figure business.

Really? Because last time I checked, taking action =/= success.

Taking action and following the correct course of action - now that's something different.

The whole "take action today!" thing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Can anyone beat this?

Clients From Hell (http://clientsfromhell.net/)

Enjoy the read.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,592
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Affiliate marketing dying? - The real truth!?

Any business model where people ask for help making money online while their signatures link to a "Make $375,123 in 24 hours on auto-pilot" e-book has credibility issues.

If affiliate marketing is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Marketers could overcome this and increase credibility for their offerings by outsourcing content creation and/or curation to a subject matter expert (SME). This would also enable marketers to focus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,031
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Creating first eBook .... Need Help And Suggestions

Forget about formating or style - all you need to do is to answer the following questions:

a) What is different about your product, compared to everyone else's? (Hint: if the answer is of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

I appreciate that this is the impression that you receive; however, that impression has no factual basis, as stated in the first very post.

With this statement, you cause a lot of refute from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Again, who are they? Because, once we have the names, we can then go and ask them to confirm that they are not experts in their field. Your argument has no merit if it cannot be validated, and it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Fair enough; and I can - grudgingly - accept that IM is more geared towards Level II qualifications, rather than Level III ones.

The problem, however, is that, in my opinion, the reality of IM is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Michael!

Long time, no see.

I must ask - how is project management any less advanced than weight loss? If anything, it seems to me that weight loss - which involves tinkering with human health...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Please familiarize yourself with the meaning of the word "should" - it is indeed about obligation, and not about willingness.

Should - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Your conclusion ("we should not be listening to you") is based on two premises:

a) that what I wrote above is rehashed information;
b) that rehashed information should not be listened to; and
c)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

You are dodging my question.

I never questioned the concept of a monetary reward for the ability to produce research and put up a credible product (actually, there is a horrendous issue with that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Hahaha!

Believe it or not, this thread was partially inspired by many of my friends in the financial services sector, who are offering a product / service that offers absolutely no value and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

No, you think a little; I'll stick with thinking a lot, thank you very much.

Equating Internet Marketers with journalists is a gross oversimplification, as you are - hopefully - well aware. For...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Well, it's good that it wasn't the first one, then! Now you can comfortably go and take action. Remember to always think positively and avoid paralysis by analysis at all costs! Keep in mind that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

"Should", in this context, is defined as an expression of "obligation, propriety, or expediency" to you. The next question is - who is obliged to provide the monetary reward for the ability to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

The problem with Ruby's statement is that there is no clear definition of "someone who can actually teach." And without such a definition, the statement becomes so ambiguous and opaque as to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

How are you ever going to convince anyone with half a brain to buy from you if you have zero to limited experience in the discipline at hand? In fact, how are you ever going to produce an accurate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Correct - they would hire a ghostwriter to write the content for them, except that they would curate the content production process and validate the final work in a meaningful manner using their own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: Product not selling? Here's why:

Actually, this is precisely what I am referring to: experience and qualification.

Someone running their first-ever project is unlikely to have PMI certification, but this does not mean the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,612
Posted By George Chernikov
Product not selling? Here's why:

The next time you find yourself struggling to sell an info product, ask a very simple question: who are you?

For example, let's say you are selling an ebook (or, Lord help us, an entire course) on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,551
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: "I'm making 10k month passive income in 2 months" stories, how truthful are they?

Internet Marketing is full of platitudes and Law of Attraction thinking, both of which are inconsistent with critical thought. Many people who resort to these empty platitudes are the same people who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,551
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: "I'm making 10k month passive income in 2 months" stories, how truthful are they?

Let's be logical: if you have a system that makes you X amount of money per hour, why would you spend time (where time equals money) selling a product about your system, rather than scaling the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,376
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: how to make money today

Wow.

You mean to make money, I have to do something?

What incredible insight...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,057
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: have US$ 500 in pocket willing to work 5 hours a day wanted to make 20 $ a day. is this possible

Huh?

If he doesn't know what he's doing, investing in the stock market (or forex, or bonds, anything) is about the worst thing he can do. Not to mention - he's going to need hundreds of thousands...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,101
Posted By George Chernikov
Re: I am Rich from Internet Marketing!

Done and done; shame that people like him are also in the War Room... :(
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