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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Blog commenting value

Just like any tool, it's only as effective as the person who is using it. That being said, in the right hands, blog commenting can be extremely valuable. Just need to make sure what you say is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,611
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Email List Building Is Dead

A tool is only as useful as the person using it. Put me in front of a block of marble and hand me a hammer and chisel and you'll get rubble. Give the same material and tools to Michelangelo and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,983
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Zero To Hero In 30 Days Or Less Using Free Resources

Hey Troy,

Great information. Thanks for putting this out there for people who are just starting out. When will you bundle this into a WSO? j/k For the newbies out there, Troy just laid it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,105
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: marketing newbie - 65k email list

I think you answered your own question. If they have no interest in your fitness business, why waste your time?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,689
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: How to start out with no money?

Do you have command of the English language and do you think you are a good writer? If you do, find sites that will pay for your writing skills. Everyone has to start somewhere and if you can make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,109
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Where did you start online? What's your story?

I also started at eHow back in the day when everyone and anyone could post something on the site. It was really nice because I'm a pretty proficient writer and had hundreds of articles on eHow. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,907
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Generate Traffic By Using A Blog Commenting Strategy

Blog commenting with great content will build credibility, get you traffic and earn appreciation from the blog owner. Blog spamming will get you kicked off the blog.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: 5 Biggest Mistakes You Made as a Newbie

D'OH! Guess I should have used the search function before creating this thread. Thought I was being helpful. :o
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By Auggie Tsai
5 Biggest Mistakes You Made as a Newbie

A bad example can be as powerful as a good example, so, let's see if we can help some of the newbies here by sharing some of our mistakes before we started making money in Internet marketing. Here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,601
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Fiverr - 1000's of youtube views and facebook likes?

As long as you understand the views for Youtube and likes for FB are simply a stepping stone to get your stuff in front of real people, I think you'll be all right. If you think you're going to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,922
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Just my thoughts about making money online

Carlos,

To use a metaphor, I think you're throwing the baby out with the bath water. What I mean by that is there are some gurus who want to help people make money and there are some who are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,926
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Video Marketing - is it a traffic gold mine!?

I'm going to respectfully disagree. The content of the video has to be compelling enough that it gets the viewer's attention and keeps it. Think about television advertising, for example. There are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,238
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: How can I monetize my Twitter Accounts?

Because my twitter account is very specific I can point my followers to my website where they receive an offer to buy a product. So far, it's been working very nicely.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 645
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Information Overload

Don't over-think it. Select a project and jump right in. You can read and study all you want but until you get your hands dirty, it'll all be theory. Working on a project takes your theory and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: WP Posts vs WP Pages.. which is better

Posts are typically what you'd use for blogging. Pages are usually used for stuff like Home, FAQ, Contact Us, Help and other stuff along that line. Just keep in mind that these are general...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,394
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: i want to make money how do i do it

$37 will get you access to the War Room. Best money you'll ever spend. If you can't afford that, take the time to go through the threads on the site because you'll learn a lot. Oh, one more thing,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Urgently Needs Help

There are so many variables involved that the best solution is to run a test and see what works best for you. Because of niche products, web design, etc., what works well for one person may be awful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,991
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Best Way To Increase Traffic..

If you have a budget and can afford it, paid traffic is the fastest way to get started. That being said, as you begin to get traffic from paid sources, keep working on adding good content to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,706
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Best selling author caught faking Amazon reviews

A valuable lesson and reminder for all of us to be as honest and legitimate as possible when running our business. Pretty simple concept for most people.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 945
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: have blogspot energy?

One place you might start is forums where people talk about the disease and are looking for the cure you are providing. Another is to find blogs where you can comment and then leave your affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: What to Sell on Your Website!? (Advice Needed)

When you're dealing with Amazon, you have to look at the volume of sales instead of looking at the dollar amounts. Let's say you want to make $1000. On Amazon, you might have to sell 1,000 items at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,168
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Am I Going to Get Sued?

Get rid of the theme or pay them for the use of it. Just that simple.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,065
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Complete Beginner...HELP!

Raymond, you've received some great advice here. I'll throw in my two cents worth. First, determine what you are interested in and it has to be something you can write about on a pretty regular...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,309
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Which is the best free Video making software?

For free tools, I've used Windows Movie Maker and CamStudio. At one time, I searched all over the place on Google and eventually settled on these two because they did the job and both were easy to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: YouTube / Video Marketing Resources

Do a search for your number one competitor and copy what they've done in their Youtube setup. Then do what John recommends to really get the video out to the public.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,111
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: All it took was a year.

Your story is truly inspirational. Hopefully noobs will find this thread and realize that it takes work, dedication and perseverance to succeed in IM. Afterall, if it were easy, everyone would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 971
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: The Reason Most Of You Fail...

It really is all about having the proper mindset. Even though I'm in IM, I still have a day job. Our CEO, earlier this year, asked us to take the company in a different direction. Some of my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,638
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Is This Quality Article?

I always believe that I can learn from a bad example as much as I can from a good example. So, that being said, what have you learned from the site and the comments on this thread?
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Tap Into The Emotions

Fear
Greed
Avoidance of pain

I like to write my copy using those three angles.
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Not collecting payment info up front

Collect the money up front and then offer a money back guarantee if they aren't happy with the product. You'll sleep better this way. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Separate blog for Curating?

I agree with those who say to mix and match. Take your curated material, attribute it to the proper source and then surround it with your material.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Don't Make the Mistake of Using Different Fonts in the Same Page...

I don't see a problem with it if you want to emphasize something. But like all good things and all good tools, if you overdo it, then it becomes a problem.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,638
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Is This Quality Article?

Gotta tell you that I was a former news editor and just looking at the layout of the article, I think it's a piece of crap. Where are the paragraphs that separate one idea from the next? Does the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 981
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: How to get people back to your site... guarenteed.

Anytime you can help someone improve their life, they will return to your site. For example, I suffer from sinus infections so I've bookmarked sites that help me prevent them or treat them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,401
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: What Are Your Favorite IM Tools?

My favorite IM tools are my eyes, ears and my brain. My eyes so I can read, study and stay abreast of marketing methods. My ears so I can listen to training sessions and my brain so I can process...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: List of persuasion techniques?

Read "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion" by Dr. Robert B. Cialdini. That should get you pointed in the right direction. Dr. Cialdini's also wrote a book titled, "Influence: Science and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,062
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: How do you start from nothing.

Go to Blogger and get started. Once you have Blogger up, start posting on forums, blogs and building backlinks yourself. There may be easier ways but when you're close to broke, you have to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,122
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: My computer is slow - what can I do to speed it up?

Make it a habit to back up your important files and plan on formatting your computer at least once a year or, don't let the kids use the computer. I have a workstation at home for everyone to use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,936
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: who said youtube is dead??

The person who said YT is dead probably didn't know what he was doing. :) On the other hand, you have empirical evidence to the contrary. Now it's time to upscale and really drive your business. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: My First Website - Now What?

Cipha, if you learn one thing learn that content is king. If you have great content on your website, it'll withstand changes in Google's algorithm and other things that may send weaker websites to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Help Needed

Owen, have you considered creating videos and then posting them on Youtube. Youtube ranks right up there with Google when it comes to people searching for things on the Internet. Get a copy of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: is forum still profitable?

Do you plan on having your forum become huge one day, something similar in size to WF? :) It takes work and dedication to keep a forum going. I've helped people get their forums launched and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Best Marketing Strategy for my Site

Reverse engineer the site that is dominant in your niche. Once you figure that out, you can copy their methods and drive people to your site. Reverse engineering allows you to work smarter, not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,724
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: I'm SO tired of the "Woe is me" attitude of an increasing number of IMers

The problem is that there are many people who get into Internet marketing because they think it's easy money. After reality settles in, they begin to realize that they actually have to work to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Collect the name and email address in opt in ..or just the email??

I don't think the name matters as much as what some people say. Sometimes using a person's name when you don't really know them can come off as sounding phoney and insincere.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 725
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Does writing content this way make sense?

That's a really great idea and great way to think outside of the box. As I read the op, I had to chuckle because of dogs handing out advice. I'd check out the site just out of curiosity.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 840
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: I've got $100 To Launch A Blog, What Should I Do?

When starting off, I'm all about cheap or free ways to promote a site. As others have mentioned, go with forum posting and add a link to your site on your signature line. Find blogs that are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th August 2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: How do you get in front of the owner?

Get out on the streets and make face-to-face contact with people. Give it the personal touch by doing this instead of hiding behind a phone or a website.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 546
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: Newbie!

As you set up your blog, have an opt-in page and offer a free chapter from your book or something other pregnant women will find valuable. This will get you started on collecting email addresses...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Auggie Tsai
Re: What is my niche site doing wrong ?

Just taking a stab in the dark since there isn't much information but make sure you're promoting your site at forums, blogs, etc.
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