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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,165
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Needed Help to Promote Ebook

You can check out "]The Self Publishers Guide to Book Marketing: Step By Step Guide For Fiction and Non-Fiction Authors: Jamie Cawley: Amazon.com: Kindle Store for ways to market your ebook or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Need some friendly advice about a huge decision

Hey Josh

I always like to start with a book, then upsell to a video/audio package. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,227
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Places to Sell PDF-s

It does support images - they are just displayed in greyscale.

With Kindle the way to get your images to display correctly is to have them above/below text.

Kindle also hates tabs, bullet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: How can we make sure we read a honest review?

You can't.

Some people will only promote products that they personally have used and are happy with, but unfortunately it is quite common for affiliates (especially big names) to endorse stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Best way to market ebook?

Hey Nat

You can check out The Self Publishers Guide to Book Marketing: Step By Step Guide for ways to market your ebook or paperback :)

It has step by step instructions, templates and examples...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,124
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: What Are Examples of " Passive " Make Money Online Business Models -

An ecommerce store is not passive if you are hiring someone to work for you.

A good example of genuinely passive income is writing and publishing ebooks/kindle/paperbacks. They require work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Kindle vs. PDF Download

Publish it on Kindle and have it listed on your website with the purchase link taking buyers to the Amazon page. You can use an affiliate link from your website to your book on Amazon, and this also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: How and where to sell ebook without website?

Definitely go with Amazon Kindle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: ebooks? - What is the biggest amount of page ebook, that you have? (eg 150 pages?)

I like information to be concise, so usually go for books that are a maximum of 100 pages.

Some of the most useful ebooks I have are less than 50 pages long, and make use of diagrams and examples...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Selling ebook dirt cheap, good or bad idea?

Price it at whatever price you think it is worth, then have 'giveaway days' where people can see that they can get your $7 for free.

If you are publishing to Kindle you can do that with KDP Select.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,135
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Kindle Publishing Questions

The official (free) guides are:

Building Your Book for Kindle (PC)
Building Your Book for Kindle: Kindle Direct Publishing: Amazon.com: Kindle Store

Building Your Book for Kindle (Mac)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,199
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: How Do You Research On Amazon For What Info Product Will Sell For Kindle Readers

First check out the demographics of Kindle users.

Just because a hardcopy book sells well, does not mean that it will also sell well on Kindle.
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,565
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: What is Your Money Line? - How do You Ask For The Money?

I agree completely with you on that Claude.

Confidence is key, and if you start acting less than confident when you ask for money, they will think it is because:
a) Your product/service is not as...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,565
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: What is Your Money Line? - How do You Ask For The Money?

Similar to what I do.

I always go with "I'm glad we're working together! We accept payment via Paypal or EFT, whichever is most convenient for you. We require a x% deposit up front, or if you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th February 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,185
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Can you turn around an angry person

Great point Bob

Before becoming an internet marketer I had a job working in a complaints department. What most angry people want is for you to calmly listen, ocassionally repeating back to them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,131
Posted By JamieSEO
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: article writing a certain subject only.

You could get work that way, but you are probably better off writing for yourself!

About 1 article (with image) = 500 words = ~4-5 pages = 1 sub-chapter of a specialised short book

Put together...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,131
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Been Doing IM For 2 Years and Made $0, what should I do?

Wow - I wish this kind of thing was much rarer with people trying to make money internet marketing :(

My advice would be to go right back to the start and get a mentor (if you can afford one). ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Beauty Niche - Am I alone?

Hey Charlotte

There certainly are a bunch of people involved in the beauty biz, and I'm surprised that you have had trouble finding people with a list.

How are you finding and approaching these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,692
Posted By JamieSEO
Any Australians Using Payoneer?

Hey Guys

I've been getting cheques from Amazon for years now and often help other Aussie's get started publishing on Kindle.

The fee for processing the US cheque is a pain.

I've recently had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Wow Ted!

That's great!

Personally I do not write fiction, though I do promote for some fiction authors.

It would be excellent if you could PM me and we could set up a case study for one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Hey John

Glad to see a fellow Aussie :D

Because Amazon does not have an Australian site, they pay out in USD and also withhold the maximum amount of tax.

There is an easy way around that -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Set yourself a date and do it! You definitely won't regret it :)

One of the people I have mentored through the Warrior Forum is just finalizing a loooong testimonial for me, but she shows that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Miklanderson2 hit the nail on the head.

When designing covers for Kindle, most people forget to check and see if it actually looks good as a thumbnail.

To see if your cover will look good as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Excellent tips!

From split testing I found that having a decent cover tends to boost sales by about 44% :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

The book used in this case study is my worst performer. It makes the least number of sales out of all of my books.

Different topics have different results, however the two most successful types...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Pricing between $0.99 and $2.98, or over $9.99, only pays out 35% in royalties.

Pricing between $2.99 and $9.99 pays out 70% in royalties.

I recommend experimenting with different prices...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Write what you know.

If you are not a rocket scientist, don't write about designing rockets.

What do you know about already?
- Do you know how to make meals on a tight budget?
- Do you know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

I experimented with different pricing and found that $2.99 is really the lowest worth charging for a book specifically written for Kindle.

I tried out the 99 cent pricing, but found that it does...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Hey Jerry

There are lots of ways you can improve the performance of your Kindle books.

As an example, from the split testing I have done:
- Choosing the right keywords and optimising your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

I would go completely insane if I spent all of my time doing the same thing over and over.

Firstly, you want to choose a topic that you would be happy to spend at least 4 hours a week writing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Hey George

No - it did not take 40 hours to learn the basics of using Kindle. For my first book published on Kindle I spent about 15 hours learning.

I DID spend more time after that learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

Doing something new is never easy, however back when I was a student I earned minimum wage slaving away in a sweltering bakery during summer, surrounded by ovens, chopping heaps of vegetables and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

As I mentioned, this is one of my worst performing books. I write a range of different types of non-fiction, mostly focusing on how to guides, but also recipe books, childrens picture books and more....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,165
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Would you hire a IM coach for $5000?

Successful people are often more than happy to teach others, provided they are certain that you will actually get off your butt and take action.

I am happy to mentor some people for free, because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,165
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Would you hire a IM coach for $5000?

There is a big difference between learning how to do something versus WHAT you should do. You can teach someone how to run, but does a guy with one foot really need that? Mentoring is about giving...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,646
Posted By JamieSEO
Earn $82.90 per Hour with Even a Poor Performing Kindle Book: Kindle Case Study

If you have tried to wrap your head around the concept of passive income, then this Kindle case study makes it easy to see how it works, and also why it is worth spending your time doing.

I...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 25th November 2012, 10:55 PM
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Views: 452
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Your Top 10 Ways to create Backlinks

The top 10 ways that I create backlinks are by first focusing on my audience and finding out where they like to go and what they like to read. So, if my audience for my topic is more interested in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th November 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,201
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: WHICH IS THE BEST SEO SOFTWARE FOR ME????

I agree.

Focus on building "link bait" in a few major places rather than a heap of backlinks.

This leads to more sales, which is all that matters anyway.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,826
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Anyone ever tried a mentor?

If you are interested in being mentored, you can post in the thread I challenge you to MENTOR a warrior in need......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,826
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Anyone ever tried a mentor?

As someone that has spent years doing just that, I can tell you that it would have saved me thousands of dollars and an insane amount of time and hard work if I had used a mentor in the first 6...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,826
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Anyone ever tried a mentor?

Definitely agree.

This is also one of the reasons to approach someone directly about getting mentored. Those that have the time to chase new clients by running ads offering mentoring are not as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,826
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Anyone ever tried a mentor?

Hey Arran

The first thing I suggest is try to find a mentor with a similar background to yourself. That will save alot of time since they will understand you better.

Secondly, only bother with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Whats the Best WP Backup/Cloning Plugin Offer here @ Warrior?

I've tested out WPSnapper but have found it does not deploy. Same error that many others in that thread have been reporting.

Also having trouble with WPTwin corrupting files when deployed.

Any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

Elance is a good site if you need to build up a portfolio. Once you get a few clients then word of mouth will get you more :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Refund me! or else...

Meh - I've had one or two of those over the years.

I look at it this way...
If it is a product, I refund them (which I would have anyway).
If it is a service then I do not provide a refund,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

Well said.

If you have proof that your average article/salespage converts at x% then you will find it much easier to get higher paying clients.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

That is common across pretty much every industry. If you go for a cheap service, the way they stay so cheap is by having long delivery times or poor quality (or both).

It's the same whether you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

Absolutely! The buyers paying $1 per article will still expect a $40 quality product :p
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,620
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: the Warriors for Hire forum scares me....

There will always be a market for very cheap writing.

Typically these are offered by people that are new to writing online and are building their reputation, or by writers with lower quality.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,003
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: What sources do you recommend for beginners with no experience online with the goal of making mo

None.

If you are serious about making money online then I suggest going to the thread in this forum about free mentoring.

A mentor will help identify your skills and knowledge and match it up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,029
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Share 1 piece of Advice you Learned

Choose a monetization method that suits your knowledge and skills, then stick with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 17,402
Posted By JamieSEO
Re: Tips for Kindle Publishers (or anyone who wants to be one)

If you are writing a bunch of Kindle books then my tip is:
- Create your own Kindle template
- Create your own promotional text templates

It can be a bit of a pain figuring out what does/doesn't...
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