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Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,893
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Name My New Podcast

The way I see it Claude, is that you gotta think about what will appeal to your audience by going with the right information. With this in mind, you could even be called an infoprenerd! Lots of good...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th October 2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,893
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Name My New Podcast

Claude, after a long period a time gazin into ma tea leaves an' drawin n connectin horizontal perpendicular Fibonacci spirals I gots the ANSA! Steps 1: You gotsta follow EVERYONE. Steps 2: Unfollow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,686
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How do you handle failure?

Has anyone here bought into bitcoin? Im in my 30s and dollar cost average into it every month, the rest is in an index fund thats mostly in stocks so I can ride out the peaks and valleys until...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 170
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Wordpress url issue

Reset permalinks.
Disable all plugins and themes to find if those are causing the conflict.
Replace your htaccess file


# BEGIN WordPress

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule .* -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 449
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Raising Money to Hire Writers

Heya, I've worked as a journalist so I think I may have something to add here about the performance of your future articles. This is just as important as finding the right people to write them. The...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th August 2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Content that works in cold emailing = negative marketing

Exactly right. With tools like Klenty you can setup content to be emailed to them based on their behavior to keep funneling them towards a phone call. If the customer clicks the link but doesn't...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Content that works in cold emailing = negative marketing

Bringing a problem to their attention is part of it, as well as getting them to see the implication of what the problem is costing them, and compared to the payoff of having it fixed. For the record,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Matthew North
Re: 0 Sales on Clickbank High gravity woodworking product with 400+ Hops with targeted traffic.

I agree with Martin. Also, people on Facebook are scrolling through their newsfeed and liking memes, not actively looking for a solution to a problem they have right now. You are targeting people who...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Matthew North
Content that works in cold emailing = negative marketing

So cold emailing has become my best avenue for getting clients. What has been working particularly well is creating content that creates fear/doubt and attacks the status quo (which is everyone's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Matthew North
Monetizing your site with push notifications

So I haven't seen many threads about this topic yet and I feel it's worth mentioning. You can monetize your push notifications and get a fairly decent side income if you have tens of thousands of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,838
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

I lived in the third world for some time as part of my digital nomad adventure, namely in Vietnam and Cambodia, so I think I know what you're talking about. My head needed to be on a swivel to avoid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,838
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

Thinking more on the subject of wealth in general. Most people in the world are considered poor. Poor people can be blessed with all the right skills, personal qualities, and experiences to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 10,838
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Making money, 101 to 999...your thoughts?

I grew up in an entrepreneurial family with both my parents, brother, and half of my extended family owning their own businesses so a lot of what I've learned has been passed down in terms of general...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Facebook ads marketing idea

I honestly feel OP (George Orwell) is joking with us a little here but whatever - moving business online to live on a tropical island as an interior designer? And how are FB ads a comparable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 533
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Wrong answers only!

Spend massive amounts of money on product development, marketing, and a sales team before checking if people actually want what you're selling. Live in a pipedream where 'my business is growing; just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Organic traffic?

Some basic keyword research and competitive analysis will do wonders here. Create content around buying keywords (usually with the highest CPC). It's not necessarily about getting the most traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Matthew North
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How do you handle subscription payments?

To sum up the problem, PayPal has too much control and power over YOUR money which is why many business owners detest PayPal. They regularly do things a bank would only do under exceptional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Out of the loop and getting back in, suggestions?

Adsense is fine but I wouldn't rely on it as your only source of income. You need to be in the right niche for good RPM with a lot of organic traffic in order to be worthwhile, but it is valuable for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

This is good information to know, thanks.



Yes this is what I was meaning. Not copy and pasting the content but rewriting it at the bare minimum. If the site has decent traffic and backlinks it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Website traffic Issues

When I was stopping attacks from a client site the other day I found that Cloudflare was the easiest solution. You can blacklist the IPs or even the entire origin country if you'd like and this can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By Matthew North
Re: spent $300 and 0 sales [CLICKBANK]

Not many people will be ready to buy right away after clicking an ad.. especially if its a digital product like clickbank. To me, that's your issue, not the keywords you are targeting. They've never...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 660
Posted By Matthew North
Re: I need your ideas

Target a niche of ecommerce store owners and look for the person's name on the site. Otherwise send it to a generic contact email address on the website.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Just Say No to Hackers: How You Can Reinforce Your WordPress Security

The overwhelming majority of hacking tools use bots. A captcha then makes the job harder and some will automatically skip sites that use them as they're after the low-hanging fruit i.e outdated sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Just Say No to Hackers: How You Can Reinforce Your WordPress Security

I'll add a couple of things here:




Rename your default Wordpress directories. Most hackers use tools that automatically scan for vulnerable scripts/plugins etc. Renaming them makes it harder...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Matthew North
How should I price my product descriptions?

So I have been working on a tool that can generate product descriptions using a mix of AI, procedural content assembly, and sentence spinning. It generates very high quality descriptions and would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Matthew North
Expired domains strategy?? (Not PBN)

I had a thought the other night. Would it be possible to purchase expired domains that get traffic, then reconstruct the pages using a tool like wayback machine with similar or even the same content...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th June 2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Selling bulk product descriptions to ecommerce and brick and mortar stores

This is a great point and will come later at some stage. The AI needs to be trained for specific products so right now it's focused on one niche and we're training more as we go along.

I was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Matthew North
Selling bulk product descriptions to ecommerce and brick and mortar stores

So something I've been working on with my tech guy recently is an AI language generator .I've always been interested in automation and AI so we put together something that can automate the creation...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Selling Websites

This is great advice for someone established and with a network and can actually do the things you've outlined in your post.

Anyone can pick up the phone and hunt for someone looking to buy. Is...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th May 2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By Matthew North
cold calling tips

I just felt like writing a quick post that contains some tactics on cold calling. I still use cold calling to find new clients for my lead gen business and this is what I consider to be some o the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How to be the FIRST company to approach a client about web design or online marketing

Framing these services as an asset is a smart idea, and it's true. It takes real skill to differentiate your products that way, so good on you. I focus on dollar for dollar value, CLTV and more...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Whats the best platform for making outbound calls

Reminds me of most of what you have to say on here
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th May 2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How to be the FIRST company to approach a client about web design or online marketing

This is why I don't sell websites, SEO, or SEM anymore.. I sell leads, and more specifically highly qualified opportunities for companies to sell a product or service. I use these business registers...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How to target hyper local keywords

Thanks for the good ideas. Do you have a example to share perhaps? I don't mean a site you did for a client but maybe one you could recall?,
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th May 2021, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 441
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Whats the best platform for making outbound calls

I recommend you buy voip minutes. Your supplier should provide a cloud or software softphone you can use to make calls so you can copy paste.

I personally use a Voicent predictive dialler and have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Matthew North
How to target hyper local keywords

So I'm building a site for my leadgen company and wanted some ideas of how to structure things.

My idea is to create a national service page and then break down the service areas into major...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th May 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Matthew North
How to be the FIRST company to approach a client about web design or online marketing

One of the toughest hurdles when offering online marketing service is dealing with competitors.

Almost everyone you speak to on the phone already has an existing relationship with a web designer...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Seasoned salesman needs a little support

I've structured my business to use cold email as my primary prospecting method and have a 7 percent response rate on average.

The key is to prequalify your list first before sending emails. I've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th December 2020, 05:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How I sell content marketing services

There were a couple of points that I missed in the OP that I'll address here. When I first created a list, I had two Python scripts developed to help me pre-qualify the list further. Before I ran the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How to link YouTube Vids to WP site?

Get the RSS feed of your channel then use a plugin such as this: https://wordpress.org/plugins/feeds-for-youtube/
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th December 2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Matthew North
How I sell content marketing services

I've sold content writing services for the past year and I'd like to share what has worked for me so far. I believe you could jig this method to work for selling SEO too.

My first step was to...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th September 2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Matthew North
Re: amazingrazing - startup - !!help!!

I would do direct outreach along with content marketing. Create evergreen blog posts for long-term traffic while your outreach will generate sales.

I would stick to one form of advertising (the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

Good that you are thinking ahead.

If your emails are targeted, personalised, and you include research that DABK suggested above, it's unlikely you'll run into reputation issues. Sending the same...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th September 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How should I pay my sales people?

When I worked in an outbound call centre I sold listings in no-named directories for more than $299. People would happily pull out their credit cards on the spot if you made it sound good. Point is,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

It depends on the aggressiveness of the spam filter, but in general yes. Having these records will reduce the spam score of your emails which means more of them will go to the inbox. Also, without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Your thoughts about my plan to start a digital seo agency

Here's how you do this. It's what I do to prequalify my list for a similar service:

Purchase a list of businesses, can be from Fiverr or somewhere else cheap. It doesn't need to be a good or clean...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Will innovation take internet marketing to the next level?

GPT-3 is scarily good. I read that it wrote an article that made it to the front page of Hackernoon using some simple prompts. It generated an article that read like it was written by an expert.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 605
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Will innovation take internet marketing to the next level?

How many people haven't updated their rigs since Crysis came out? I'm guessing a lot now are upgrading their gear and paying more than ever. Thanks crypto miner bros.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 53,402
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Coronavirus? Not worthy of a mention here???

Covid has amplified a web of conspiracy theories involving the NWO, bill gates, vaccines, jewish people, etc.. to a roaring climax. It's the final move before the world burns. It adds to the story....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 539
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How to monetize my 2011-blog? 1000 organic views / day but no real products to sell..

You could consider writing new content that would appeal to people looking to purchase vintage speakers. Perhaps a buyer's guide that answers the most common questions and concerns people have. With...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Entrepreneurship is the future

Agree. I would also add that putting things into action is the only way we actually learn what works and what doesn't. Without experience knowledge is forgotten. Action leads to insight and wisdom.
...
Forum: Growth Hacking 21st August 2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By Matthew North
Re: How do you guys promote your blog?

You can republish your evergreen content over and over again on your social channels.

You can do a "round up" post by connecting with other bloggers in your niche and asking them a question or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st August 2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,196
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Where should I start learning SEO?

Start a blog or website and figure it out as you go. Everything else delays this step and is the only way you'll ever internalise all that content you've read.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st August 2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Matthew North
Re: URL Case Sensitivity Issue

You could create a redirection script that will redirect people visiting upper-case URLs to lower-case URLs. A regex can be created for this by a developer that can be placed in your .htaccess file...
Forum: Beginners Area 19th August 2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By Matthew North
Re: Hello everyone

Do you mean they were rejected from article directories like Ezine Articles? That practice is very old and is no longer recommended. Doing so can hurt your site's rankings.

If your site is new,...
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