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Forum: Email Marketing 2nd January 2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By abbs
Re: Email marketing without spending money

You make a good point. I think I probably started this a bit too early, but I guess there's never a good time to set aside money every month :)

I'm probably going to respond manually for now -...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd January 2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By abbs
Re: Email marketing without spending money

I guess I need to save up then. I'm doing the responding manually for now, but I think as my list grows, this might be financially sustainable. Thanks for your advice - will stay away from free...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd January 2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By abbs
Re: Email marketing without spending money

Ha I guess I need to read up on pretty much all those terms you've used there. Thank you! Will do my homework.



Nah, that's a fair point. I'm going to try saving up some money for this. I...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd January 2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By abbs
Email marketing without spending money

Hey all,

I recently bought a domain and set up a small website.

I'm offering a free eBook that I prepared on the website in exchange for email addresses.

The website is only a few days old...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 664
Posted By abbs
Re: Why Outsource?

As a freelancer, I have come across two kinds of clients.

The first kind realize that the people they are outsourcing to are probably not going to be as passionate and knowledgeable about the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,859
Posted By abbs
Re: Does oDesk Suck?

Extend the same offer to Warrior freelancers please! Or is this just going to become another blatant example of Freelancer.com favoring employers over workers?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,820
Posted By abbs
Re: Am I the only one tired of the junk posts?

Hehe, you got me! I was very serious earlier.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 25th June 2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By abbs
Re: How do you feel about adsense?

I set up a blog on Blogger.com a few years ago and hooked it up with Adsense. I have earned just over $10 since then, but to be fair, I don't really update my blog anymore.

I've focused more on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,847
Posted By abbs
Re: How do you Make Money Online ? Participate Please

I have two main income streams:

1. I work as a freelancer on various marketplaces including Freelancer.com and Elance.com
2. I run a small blog on Blogger.com (completely free) where I have an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By abbs
Re: Working with Partners from overseas

It really depends more on a particular partner than location. It's much easier to trust locals since you have (relatively easy to avail) legal remedies against them if things go bad.

If you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By abbs
Re: Time tracking for freelance designers and programmers

You can check out the timetracker tool on Freelancer.com

Once you have an ongoing hourly project with a freelancer, you can use the timetracker for free.

It makes on-site invoicing very easy as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,828
Posted By abbs
Re: Do you feel comfortable hiring at $1-$2 per hour?

You can't ignore standard of living differences though.

As someone who lives in Pakistan, I can safely say that you can't buy much with $100 per month. It is below minimum wage in two out of four...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,828
Posted By abbs
Re: Do you feel comfortable hiring at $1-$2 per hour?

One of my first projects as a freelancer involved me having to do some basic data entry work. Since I had no ratings on Vworker.com, I decided to bid $2 per hour. I got the job and worked at it for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By abbs
Re: Where can I find a professional newsletter writer?

Newsletters are difficult to write, and it is really important that you get them right.

I've seen the talent on Elance and Freelancer.com with regards to writing newsletters and there aren't too...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd June 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By abbs
Re: Hello! New here and wanted to say hello!

Welcome to the forum, Oliver! Happy learning.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By abbs
Re: Alternatives to Clickbank

PS I just figured out how to properly use the search function. Turns out a thread like this pops up every other week, so I'm sorry for flooding the forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By abbs
Re: Alternatives to Clickbank

KenJ, it is quite frankly amazing to get help from people such as yourself and Arnold.

You two are inspirations to people completely new to the world of internet marketing.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By abbs
Re: Alternatives to Clickbank

Thank you so much Arnold - I realize my options will be limited but I have reached the conclusion that I just don't have the time to learn how to create a sales page, or the money to hire someone to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By abbs
Alternatives to Clickbank

Hi everyone,

I want affiliates to market a tutorial eBook I have written. I think it is a product that will sell well if marketed by the right people.

The only issue is that I don't have the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,806
Posted By abbs
Re: Hiring Virtual Assistant

Rafaela, where are you looking for workers? Freelancers who work off their own website sometimes fake reviews and testimonials.

One advantage of hiring on a website like Freelancer.com, Elance.com...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,561
Posted By abbs
Re: quickest way for a newbie to earn a 1000 dollars

I think the quickest way to earn $1000 is through freelancing, if you have any skills at all.

Internet marketing takes time, but the good thing is that generally once you have set a system in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,660
Posted By abbs
Re: Hiring an ebook cover designer?

I'm wondering the same thing

My dilemma is actually whether I should get a very cheap cover designed on Fiverr or design one myself. The biggest advantage of designing one myself is that I'll be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,806
Posted By abbs
Re: Hiring Virtual Assistant

The key to making the most out of hiring a virtual assistant is to conduct a thorough interview and a short paid trial test.

In the interview, ask questions that are relevant to the kind of tasks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By abbs
Re: How to Get Affiliates to Sell My eBook?

Thank you all so much for your replies

I looked into JVZoo - it looked great except it only allows payments through Paypal, which is not available in my country

I would have paid for a website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By abbs
Re: How to Get Affiliates to Sell My eBook?

Thank you so much for your thorough response!

I didn't want a website for two reasons:
1. I don't have the time and skills to create one - but you are right, I can work on this.
2. Clickbank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,780
Posted By abbs
Re: How much are you paying for a GOOD full time writer?

I know people, including myself, who have worked for $1,000 per month.

Most people are reluctant to hire writers from developing countries, but thanks to colonialism/imperialism/globalization or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By abbs
How to Get Affiliates to Sell My eBook?

Hi everyone,

I'm a complete newbie at internet marketing since I've spent much of my adult life as a freelance writer and virtual assistant.

I've finally decided to end the exploitation and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By abbs
Re: Selling Products - A viable business plan?

Thanks for your reply. I don't know how to create virtual products, other than ebooks, and I'm pretty sure people would not be interested in anything I produce!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By abbs
Re: Selling Products - A viable business plan?

Thanks for your reply. I don't know anything about women's clothing, unfortunately, so I guess it won't be a good idea to start there. A lot of western clothes that are sold in the U.S. are actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By abbs
Selling Products - A viable business plan?

Hi guys,
It's been a while since I have posted anything on the Warrior Forum, mainly because I have been really busy with my studies. I tried to setup a website in the winter, but I was quite...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 746
Posted By abbs
Re: Yahoo Answers for list building - has anyone had trouble with it?

Yahoo Answers is not the best place to spam with a link to your squeeze page. They are extremely strict, and rightfully so, about random irrelevant links being flooded all over the place under the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,307
Posted By abbs
Re: Is it okay to use other people's youtube videos?

I think it is fine. As long as you are officially embedding it, you are not stealing any credit away from the original maker of the video. Anybody who clicks to view the video on YouTube will be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,200
Posted By abbs
Re: Freelance writing websites?

I have been writing on Vworker for a while now. Unfortunately, writing project are quite rare there, so it might not be the best place to diversify. However, the level of competition on Vworker is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By abbs
Re: My Freelancer Experience (First impression = WOW!)

You have done the easiest part. The most difficult aspect of hiring freelancers is maintaining quality of work over a period of time.

If you are hiring them for long term projects, you need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,364
Posted By abbs
Re: Webdesign company outsourcing ALL my work

I know a lot of people who are making money by keeping the difference between what they earn from clients and what they pay to sub-workers.

It is really difficult though, because finding reliable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,980
Posted By abbs
Re: best outsourcing sites

Vworker also has this feature in their AccuTimeCard. Plus, they also guarantee arbitration on fixed price jobs, which means good workers will not demand upfront payment. It's much safer.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By abbs
Re: which is the best place to sell online service ?

Make your own website and place your designs up so that people can see them. Put a link to it in your signature and anyone on the forum who might need your help can contact you easily. You can also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,980
Posted By abbs
Re: best outsourcing sites

In my opinion, Vworker has an excellent system in place to make sure your work gets done.



Workers can get removed from the site for posting generic, spam-like proposals to your projects.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By abbs
Re: How Do You Add Hyper Links On Yahoo Answers?

No problem! BTW, you can add links directly once you reach level 2. You don't need to add the html codes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By abbs
Re: How Do You Add Hyper Links On Yahoo Answers?

You have to be level 2 to be able to post links on Yahoo Answers. If you have a level 1 account, they will just show up as text.

Be careful with what links you add. You do not want to spend time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By abbs
Re: Will Yahoo Answers strip ClickBank affiliate code out of links?

Yahoo doesn't allow affiliate links whatsoever. That is one of the main reasons they do not allow tinyurl links either, so that people struggle to cloak their links. This is probably to prevent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,305
Posted By abbs
Re: Best Outsourcing sites

Hey Scott,

As you know, there are a number of freelancing marketplaces available that are offering quite similar differences. However, most of these websites have something unique about them that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,859
Posted By abbs
Re: Does oDesk Suck?

It's hard to judge a freelancing marketplace with such a variety of workers.

As somebody who has worked on a number of freelancing marketplaces including oDesk, I have found that a lot of people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By abbs
Re: Forum Posters

Hey Wade,

Finding people who will do it on a regular basis for free is pretty much impossible, unless you happen to find a group of people who are truly passionate about your niche.

I suggest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By abbs
Re: How can I check my backlinks?

www.backlinkwatch.com is a great way to check how many backlinks you have.

It even gives you the keywords they might be tagged under.

I hope this helps.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,601
Posted By abbs
Re: Fake Reviews

I've written a fake review or two for a bit of money. I am quite ashamed of it, but people who needed fake reviews were offering me good money to write and post them, and I really needed it.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By abbs
Re: Anyone know of any good mobile app creators

I would strongly suggest you make an account on vWorker.com: How work gets done. Guaranteed. (http://www.vworker.com)

They have a lot of talent that might be willing to help you out. You can post...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By abbs
Re: Who knows rentacoder.net

Rentacoder.net and Rentacoder.com are not the same thing! Be careful about that.

RentaCoder is now called Vworker, as somebody already mentioned.

Ian, the owner of Vworker.com, has made it...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th July 2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,900
Posted By abbs
Re: Need a good transcription service

He charges $5 per audio hour?!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,066
Posted By abbs
Re: Is it possible to earn by solving math?

Besides offering online tutoring or e-learning, you can also register on Home | Cramster.com (http://www.cramster.com) .

They don't give you the option of earning cash, but you can earn points,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By abbs
Re: Forums vs Other Discussion Sites?

I have been doing Yahoo Answers marketing for a while now for various clients, and it seems to still work. It might not help directly ranking your website higher in Google, but Y!A itself ranks quite...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By abbs
Re: Freelance Writing - Where do you do your Research?

Since I am still a college student, I have access to some great academic resources free of cost.

Jstor is a fantastic college of scholarly journals, on pretty much any topic you can think of. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By abbs
Re: Where to get clients for my service ?

Hey,

I was in a similar position as you a few years ago, and I found my answer in online freelancing marketplaces. I made an account on several websites to offer services (although I didn't have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,231
Posted By abbs
Re: Outsourcing in Philippines = Not Successful So Far

I have never understood why people are so keen to hire workers from just the Philippines.

I would strongly recommend you check out freelancing marketplaces with workers from all over the world.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By abbs
Re: Freelance Writing - Contently, anyone heard of them

I know some people who are working on Contently too.

Apparently, they have a very very strong client list - the kind of clients who are willing to pay a high price to have a true professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,453
Posted By abbs
Re: If you had to make $20 - $100 by the end of tonight only using the internet, what would you do.

I'd probably just do a quick article writing or forum posting job on Vworker.

The good thing about having an established account is that it's easy to find work whenever you need to.
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