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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Selling through authenticity

I read the post about using real names, and it got me thinking about authenticity, and how much it can buy you.

To be honest, while I use my real name, that's not what authenticity is necessarily...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,570
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Where can I find really cheap freelancers?

Ok
I understand it's work a monkey could do. I even understand that in a global economy it's understandable that for someone a low rate to me is a GREAT rate to them.
But hell. A $1 an hour?
I'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,299
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Would You Be Willing to Pay $20+ for an Article? (Writer's competition added!)

I really do love how, because of the very transient nature of IM and it's continue influx of newbies, we can have this argument infinitum with no change, year after a year.

Here we have two sides...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,054
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Are jobs filthy habits?

I think the problem with jobs is when they cause you to fear your ability to survive without one- they institutionalise you away from starting out on your own
I'm a crap employee. I'm a bloody good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,299
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Would You Be Willing to Pay $20+ for an Article? (Writer's competition added!)

and...you'd be surprised who doesn't pay much in some of those high glossies.
Sometimes the best pay I've got is from some weird dodgy looking trade magazine, whereas I've practically had to sell my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,299
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Would You Be Willing to Pay $20+ for an Article?

Paul
I've said it before but shucks I love ya :)
I think we need to differentiate from all the dross that spins around - and yes much if it is barely readable, and a properly researched well...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 981
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Outsourcing Articles Prices

This is my take on it- if I'm looking long term (and I am) then paying someone well to write an article is a good investment.
I'm a writer myself (and sometimes can be paid anything from 20-200 for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Writer is Flaky...any recommendations for product review writers?

Well I'm a writer, and I can recommend someone I love using when I need to- Rachel Zaouche
Let me know if you want her email addy- otherwise she's on here. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,498
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Sex toys...

I have a giveaway on my blog for a sex toy site:
The D.VICE Roadtest | Ask Rachel (http://www.askrachel.co.nz/category/giveaways-and-competitions/the-d-vice-roadtest/)
(shown only to show you what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 921
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: How do I get a book published?

I think that you are not necessarily looking at the big picture. sure they take 90%, but they also have excelletn distribution channels. The publishing of a book by a recognised publisher is as much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Some of you really underestimate your value

I've been an on and off again warrior- normally popping in to learn something, or ask for advice, and sometimes to sell stuff- but everytime I've come away SO enriched
I wanted to remind you that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Looking for a Full Time Article Writer/Re-Writer!

Well.... me :) I also have several writers who write for me- and I manage them - I pretty much pay them what you pay me and just pass on the work if I'm busy.

I am one of Jimmy Brown's recommended...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,310
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Offline marketers - I'd like your expertise.

I recently attended a food show- and had alot of success getting leads.
My goal was to get business cards- I'd ask for one, they'd ask why and I'd briefly explain- from that over 70 percent asked me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,153
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: WTF 1.00 For 500 Words, Are You Serious?

i'm on Jimmy Browns list of reccomended writers- have to say I have NEVER accepted crap pay..
if you are good, it's worth it.
Have I accepted lower than top levels? absolutely. but never sell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2009, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
The power of the giveaway...

I've been doing giveaways on my blog- and finding they are a fantastic way to bring in regular visitors- I've been doing physical giveaways that add value to my brand.

If you've got regular...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,603
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Ideas for marketing a novel online?

I don't use press releases. I find someone to phone, I call, then I send a personal email. Probably has about a 60% success rate- the key is you don't pitch a book- you pitch an angle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,603
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Ideas for marketing a novel online?

Right- well as someone who has been able to do both alot of online and offline promotion- I strongly suggest the use of social networking sitesas opposed to alot of the other ideas on here. Get a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Why I think getting a print book published helps make money online

I know that the focus for IMers is the Ebook. And it’s understandable. However I want to tell you about the leverage you can achieve with a print book, that then gives you future leverage for ebooks....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,909
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Twitter Auto-DMs are Pure Evil

I completely agree with you Dana. DM's are for that bridge between twitter relationship building and email. and I tihnk some people use it very effectively. But I never want a free report DMed to me....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Twitter tip

I'm sure you've already thought about it, but I suggest you add newpapers, tv news programmes and radio shows to your twitter list. they often follow back automatically and it's a free way to promote...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Why you really need to plan for the big picture

Hi

I don't post on here alot- I'm not your average internet marketer. In fact as an internet marketer, I pretty much stink :)

I love social networking ( to the point that people who know me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: friendsip/dating site

New Zealand is too small for districts :)
but yes- I'd live near to them- nearer than you certainly :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: How to find a writer without them stealing my idea?

a good writer researches

I've written on almost every topic under the sun- and I interview people, get out books form the library, google search...the works...

nothing is new under the sun-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,253
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: How to find a writer without them stealing my idea?

writers don't steal ideas
it's not part of what we do
and if you are good..like me...:D you are too bloody busy writing for other people to ever use the book idea for yourself :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Do what is in your hand to do

I thought I would pass on a wee bit of New Year's wisdom that turned my life around

We cna try to learn alot and grasp new concepts, but the best way to success is to start with what ever is in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 867
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Recruiting Employees: Need Your Advice

my best advice is to take it as seriuosly as someone would in an offline business.
talk to them by phone, take time to see if they are a good fit

the reality is it still can be a diaster and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 9,174
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: An Open Letter To Allen & The Moderators

I'm no longer a daily peron on here
and haven't been for a while.
I pop on about once a week and browse and to be honest, despite what you say, the actual content of this place really hasn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
SORTED- THANKS GUYS!

SORTED! I love this forum!

I've arranged to transfer my blog form wordpress to hostgator

this is what the old one looked like:
Rachel Goodchild Writes (http://rachelgoodchild.wordpress.com/)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 752
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: Do employers take internet marketers seriously?

I don't agree
I was a failed internet marketer- but I've gained contracts that use those skills that failed me personally, and helped them to develop

I think you need to apply for marketing type...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Here's why you should be going offline...

I have several corporate clients what pay me well to come in and advise them on innovative marketing ideas.
Alot of what I talk about I have gleaned from my own experience and from here
Today I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2008, 03:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,922
Posted By Rachel Goodchild
Re: PLR copyright infringement concerns...

becasue using only one source can be seen as plagarism. plr is meant to cut down research and thinking time.
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