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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,006
Posted By travlinguy
Re: PLR articles- still worth it?

What works? Extremely high quality, original content.

What doesn't? Cheap, spun or rewritten junk content. I'd say the majority of recycled PLR articles would fall under this category.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By kindsvater
This is an example of taking massive action

You don't have to just look at other marketers for inspiration and examples of what to do. Check out James Franco's IMDB and Wikipedia pages:

James Franco - IMDb...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Tactics For Getting Traffic Through Articles

Wherever any potential already-targeted traffic in your niche might be looking. It's all about relevance. You want traffic that's interested in your subject, and already looking at someone else's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Tactics For Getting Traffic Through Articles

For me, it's fantastic. My entire business is built on it.

With great respect to Jens, above, when he says that "article marketing isn't what it was", he's talking about things like putting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Tactics For Getting Traffic Through Articles

Not necessarily. It's one possible option (but it's not what I do, myself, and I have absolutely no plans to, and I recommend that you don't, either, for all sorts of reasons).



When you want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Thoughts on Content Syndication

All the webmasters who syndicate my content do so simply because they want to provide well-written content which their readers/visitors/subscribers haven't read before. It fills some of their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,000
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: How to get content for free?

Google has absolutely no problem with guest blogging at all.

What it had (and has) a huge problem with is "blog networks" which seem to exist for SEO purposes, i.e. "to manipulate the algorithms...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By laurencewins
Re: Tools for article writting and marketing

Your best tools are your brain, your fingers and your ideas. Use Google and any other sources of information BUT never use article spinning software. You're best doing it yourself because you'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Tools for article writting and marketing

Libraries are a tremendous tool. :)

You need to provide in an article some information that people can't find elsewhere online, and just a little bit of library research goes a very long way in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By DTGeorge
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

I agree with John.

I myself usually ask for a link back to my site (NOT for SEO purposes) since I am essentially offering a service to the website owner for free.

The idea isn't to stop all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

It's pretty much standard practice to allow a link back to the author as "payment" for their content. That said, it's also okay to set guidelines for those links. For example, I don't allow affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By JensSteyaert
Re: General Consensus on Press Releases?

If you're using press releases for Seo purposes then that's generally a bad idea.

You should use press releases the way they were intent to serve their purpose, which is to get published and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Andyhenry
Re: General Consensus on Press Releases?

You can test this stuff for yourself easily enough - why rely on the random comments of many people with different perspectives - just found out for yourself if YOU can make press releases work for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By John Pagulayan
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

I really doubt people would want to guest post without them linking back to whatever their promoting. That's the only reason they are asking to guest post in the first place.

It's like receiving...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Help Inform Me About "Guest Contributors" or Freelance Writers

It's not always about SEO.

Some guest contributors are after a site's "eyeballs" -- the human visitors who may be lured to the contributor's website. If you have an accepted "authority" site, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: General Consensus on Press Releases?

If it's "news worthy" release it to the press.

If not, find a different route.

A truly news worthy item will get picked up by publishers, who are constantly on the lookout.

Screw what G...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 690
Posted By Steve B
Re: General Consensus on Press Releases?

IMO Google doesn't just automatically penalize PR services based on the price they charge.

I believe that Google looks down on the practice of site owners putting out press releases that aren't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,121
Posted By M Thompson
What I've Learned After 10 Years Full Time IM

After 10 years as a Full Time Internet Marketer I've learned a lot, some lessons have been easy some have been very hard.

I thought I'd share some of what i'd learned here in the hopes that it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By adamv
Re: Article writing idea, has anyone tried this?

If you do that, you're basically stealing someone else's content. Even if you don't have a problem stealing content, using Dragon to transcribe someone else's voice is not likely to have great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,564
Posted By CollegeCEO
Re: Duplicate content used to run a huge site?

So what was the point of this thread if you already had your mind set? People clearly explained the difference between syndication and duplicate content, you just don't seem to want to accept it for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Steve B
Re: How much content should you have on a site when you first launch it?

Steven,

You shouldn't say things like that in public . . . half the forum is now going to have to rethink their business strategy.

Steve
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,968
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
What I Learned From Failure...Must Read For New People

Maybe something good can come of my disaster of a marketing life. If just one person reads this and takes away something from it that keeps him or her from being a failure at their business then my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By BradVert2013
Re: Content Creation Software

The 2 best pieces of software I have for content creation are MS Word and Scrivener. Both are powered by my own brain and guaranteed to be 100% original. No scraping or spinning.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,585
Posted By Danny Cutts
Re: Content Creation Software

my content creation software is dragon naturally speaking and my keyboard :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By aloeveraa
How I got hundreds of ideas for content writing ... and how you can do it too

Do you need to generate many content articles for your blog ... email list ... plr articles ... ?

Regardless of whether you're going to create written content for your internet site or even if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Post article to Ezine and one of your websites?

Folks! Posting to your own website and then also to ezinearticles is *not* duplicate content.
Only a problem if posted on the same site more than once.

Post to your own site first - always,...
Forum: Email Marketing 1st May 2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,767
Posted By jbsmith
Re: How Do You Get Your CONTENT For Your List Building?

The ideas and actual content should come from you...

Let me put it this way, if your list brought you $20,000/month for the next few years wouldn't it be worth it to spend a few hours researching...
Forum: Email Marketing 1st May 2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,767
Posted By travlinguy
Re: How Do You Get Your CONTENT For Your List Building?

I want to know where and how you get your contents for the list building. such as:

1. The Free ebook report or the free video.
2. The follow up valuable contents.
3. The interested topics to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,131
Posted By Harvey Segal
Re: Should I Sell My Spleen to Support My IM venture?

I'm afraid you WILL need to sell your spleen to progress in IM.

The top marketers always tell us how they spilled their guts to bring you their secrets.


.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Steve B
Re: What do you email to your subscribers?

Catherine,

What did your subscribers sign up for? What did you tell them would be the benefit of joining your list?

Most marketers are focusing on a particular niche in order to sell their own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By Will Edwards
Re: Is It Ok To Rant In A Blog?

Or you could keep your posts free of emotion, dull, bland, boring and guess what? ... They won't get read :(
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By vickybabe
Re: Question about Article Marketing

I dare you to send one of these articles to a high value blog for a guest post and see what reaction you get

Moral of the story: DON'T spin articles

Nuff said
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By Steve B
Re: Question about Article Marketing

ofesak, ncloud, gsinfovision,

Spinning articles is never the answer, regardless of how you do it, HTML or otherwise.

Do the article directories want spun articles? No. Never.

Do the search...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Question about Article Marketing

Spinning articles is a bad idea because even people without much education see spun articles as inferior. People looking for information don't waste their time wading through mucky content. Business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By webmonopoly
Re: Question about Article Marketing

Buddy, not sure where your getting your info. Spinning content is useless. The only way to get ahead these days is with quality content.

And having the same article on multiple directories is not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By Wealthyclark
Re: Question about Article Marketing

Way #3 Don't spin your articles, write high quality articles and others will post them on their blogs/websites. This is a much better option and will give you much better results in terms of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,232
Posted By Thaddaeus T. Hogg
It's all about the money ain't it?

Scuse me... pardon me... comin thru... thank you very much and now please allow me to be steppin up on this here soap box for just a moment...

Am I the only dadburn person who is sick and tired of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By BradVert2013
Re: Starting an Article Writing Business

The kind of clients that will take those free articles will be very reluctant to pay for anything in the future. Further, why would anyone give their services away for free? I've never heard of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Janice Sperry
Re: Is paying for written content worth it?

Yes, paying for good quality content is definitely worth it. If a person does not have the skill or the time it is well worth it to pay top dollar for top quality writers.

However, you also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Michael Levanduski
Re: Is paying for written content worth it?

I'm a freelance writer and I have quite a few clients who have been paying me to write for them for years. If they weren't making money off my content, they wouldn't keep coming back.

So yes,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: Is paying for written content worth it?

I recently paid about $75 for some content. Less then a week after the site went live it's already earned about $150.

It's all about finding quality talent. Trust me, that's the hard part.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Is paying for written content worth it?

Spinning and quality content are contradictory terms. Forget spinning, not because Google doesn't like it but because the end product is terrible.

Whether you write your own or pay for content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,232
Posted By Jon Patrick
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

Ten bucks for 700-1,500 words certainly isn't too high. On the contrary, it's insultingly low, bottom of the barrel pricing. A decent, native-English-speaking writer will almost never work for that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,232
Posted By Chris Worner
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

I think the question you should really be asking is;

Is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too little?

-Chris
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,232
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

Lots of people here either not paying attention or need some remedial work on reading. The OP is buying the articles and trying to figure out if he's overpaying.

If you stick to pure economics,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,232
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

Let's look at it this way.

We'll say that a 1,000 word article takes you one hour to write. Someone above suggested it'd take them two hours to write an article of that length but I'm feeling...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By BradVert2013
Re: Can someone sue me for copying content?

A lot of writers don't share that view. Link or not, if someone used my content without permission, I'd go after them pretty aggressively.

But here's the kicker: if someone sent me a polite...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Can someone sue me for copying content?

What amazes me is that someone would come here and publicly admit to taking someone else's material. :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Can someone sue me for copying content?

Short answer? Yes, they can.

Can they win? Their chances just got better with this public admission of guilt. ;):rolleyes:

I've been away for awhile, but you could never tell from the content....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: Can someone sue me for copying content?

Yes, they can do that. It is a derivative of their work, whether you use different titles and images or not. You are better deleting the content and hiring people to create your own content.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By lastreporter
Re: Can someone sue me for copying content?

In my opinion and in the opinion of may copyright attorneys and owners, spinning is one of the many ways copyrighted material is infringed.

Think about it: the author takes the time to research...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By WillR
Re: Who is using press releases for building list?

Press releases are really only effective if you have newsworthy content to share. Something new, something launched, etc. If it's just regular content you are sharing then that's just an article not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,484
Posted By PCH
Re: Where to get quality proofreading for ebook good price?

Sure there is - they just can't read English as well as you need them to be able to.

For proof reading, you need someone who can 100% understand any and all of the nuances and multiple meanings...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By myob
Re: Getting articles syndicated for free traffic

Personally, I would never outsource nor use "software" for finding syndication partners. This marketing component of article syndication is so critical (more so than writing the articles), you really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,014
Posted By workoutstuff1
Re: Are daily blog posts good ways to get traffic?

You may want to give guest blogging a try. Its much easier to steer an already active audience over your way than to try to build one from scratch.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By jbsmith
Re: Authority Blog On Mutilple Niches?

Key is to focus on your audience - who will it be? Ideally the different subjects you talk about appeal to the same audience so you get some repeat visitors and loyal followers/commentors.
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