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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Need some sharp minds..how to monetize my "celebrity"?

I was reading this thread and thinking what I could contribute. Then it hit me.

If you can add something to your Amazon books I would add a page (if this is within Amazon's/Kindle's terms and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: How important are your own Before After photos when selling your fitness routine?

I'll say this: she may be big but she be flexible (and has a good balance)

I agree with what others have mentioned in this thread. Before and After is important. It's the defacto "poof" your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Warriors! I need your help here quick!

This is a problem that a lot of people face. We all know that people expect bonuses to "help" them make the decision to buy our product or an affiliate offer we're promoting.

The bonuses need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,146
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: The ABSOLUTE WORST way to create a profitable video sales letter..I can guarantee you're doing t

Great post.

I only had a little bit of time before I had to move to something else so I thought I'd see the first minute of each video. But I found them so compelling that I had to keep watching...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Thesis about Internet marketing/SEO

How about basing it on a case study of "Nike Golf" in the "Apparel & Sports Equipment" nich that I found doing a Google search:

http://www.swellpath.com/clients/case-studies/seo-nike-golf/

They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Clickbank

That was going to be my advice as well.

You can change the value for the tid parameter to 2 different values

eg

http://example.hop.clickbank.net/?tid=youtube1...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th October 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: What do you think is the value of email marketing and why should I use it?

I forgot to mention:

Build the relationship with your email list and they will think of you as an authority.
They will follow your instructions.
You could point them to an offer / product for...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th October 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,144
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: What do you think is the value of email marketing and why should I use it?

The important thing about starting your own business is to give your customer what they want/expect. The best advice I can give you is put your personal opinion/experiences to one side for a moment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: I Need a Site Review!!!

Echoing what Janice mentioned,

The domain name will alienate a lot of people.

I think it's only going to appeal to a younger demographic with a lot of spare time on their hands like students.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Who is the best worker you've ever hired?

I once had a deadline to complete a really sophisticated programing task but ended up stuck for days. There was a really subtle bug that just wouldn't get fixed.

I hired a great programer that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,485
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: My gmail email is going to junk folders

Also if the email subject or body contains spam trigger words line FREE, SEX, GAMBLE, MAKE MONEY... the ESP's may mark it as spam and route it to yout spam/junk folder
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,485
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: My gmail email is going to junk folders

If your email contains a link to a blacklisted site then the email may not get through to the destination inbox.

Search Google for blacklist checker and run your url (if there is a url in your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,215
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 1 Cool Email Trick

Wow.
There really is some great content on this thread.
I've know it's helped me clear up a few thing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,215
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 1 Cool Email Trick

When Matt first taught me this trick to get better CTR (Click Through Rate) in my email marketing I thought "That makes a lot of sense".

It's based on the way Google AdWords works. If the keywords...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 3 Simple Steps to Email Optin Cash

Any time...

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n438/bradlee180/Slap_Forehead.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 3 Simple Steps to Email Optin Cash

This is a great tip. It'll keep them hungry for more info from the emails we send out and train them to expect great things from us. We'd better live up to that expectation!

Alex
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 3 Simple Steps to Email Optin Cash

I'd guess it's the 1st one. Making the thankyou page redirect to a related offer page after a few seconds.

The prospect has shown enough interest to take action and optin and while they are in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,634
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 3 Simple Steps to Email Optin Cash

Adding an offer as a banner rather than a text link will attract more people to it and hopefully more clicks to the offer.

Alex
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Goggle Thinks Clickbank is Scam! Any workaround To Promote Clickbank Affiliate Link on Blogger?

Google will look at incomming and outgoing links. Google isn't that friendly if it finds people are promoting affiliate products because it sees this as not adding value to the searcher.

Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,456
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Goggle Thinks Clickbank is Scam! Any workaround To Promote Clickbank Affiliate Link on Blogger?

Lets look at this in another way.

You could repurpose your existing blogger site. If it has direct links to CB, maybe its a review site you could change it to aleviate all confusion and worries.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Godaddy payment

The domains and other things that I've bought from GoDaddy were paid for either by PayPal or Credit Card. You can also pay by Debit Cards and Checks.

See the link jorgesil...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 490
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Digital Product Download

euraffiliates, Points 1 and 4 are the same.
Did you mean to state someting else for these 2 points?
Can you post a new comment / edit the existing comment to clarify please?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Interest in Self Hosted Autoresponder?

Its so easy for life to get in the way of managing a self hosted email platform.

You need to:


Set up good relationships with the ESPs (email service providers) to allow your emails into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: JV giveaway events? Still exist?

When it was new a few years ago marketers clambered on. The idea of uploading a free product and have other marketer promote the give away program seemed like a good idea.

Results looks less...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: How to approach an ecommerce business owner to let me be an affiliate for his products?

For fastest results I'd suggest go where there's least reistance and where the money is.

Apply to join affiliate programs that are already in place. Since you're targeting retail I guess you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: is there a list of places to promote an affiliate program

This is awesome stuff guys!
Really helpful.

I'd also add speaking to people at seminars and asking if they have any products they'd like promoted and in return offer them the chance of promoting...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th July 2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: External Keyword Tool... Days Are Numbered...

I'd like to emphasise Google is removing the Keyword tool and replacing it with the Keyword Planner.
The Keyword Planner merges the intention of the Keyword Tool and the Traffic Estimator.

So...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,455
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: What will be big in 10 years?

Also they have a larger work force that are educated and prepared to work conditions US workers won't.

China is 'on the up'
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: My website is 'invalid url'??

A client of mine had the same problem. They tried again a couple of days later and it worked. Probably a temporary issue with Digg.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,378
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Content Curation - best resources?

You could hire a part time outsourcer. May be that person could work 1 day a week to create the curation content for the whole week and schedule the posts in a drip feed maner.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: How big list needed in order to sell solo ad's?

Awesome statement there Portlandrocks.

Build the relationship and people will seek you out to buy from you rather thank some marketers having to use every trick in the book to get their list to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Long time no post: I never thought it success would happen

Awesome!

The first few steps into uncharted territory are always the most daunting.
Fail-fast and fail-often and you'll soon figure out what not to do setting you up for success.

Keep rock'n...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: How are you emailing?

*** A word of warning about MailChimp ***

Take a look at their Acceptable Use Policy (http://mailchimp.com/legal/acceptable_use/) mailchimp.com/legal/acceptable_use/

There is a lot of niches...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Can anyone recommend logo designers from Fiverr?

I'd suggest paying for a logo design from different sources. Try fiverr, 99design, oDesk... and see which one comes out on top. The winner has become your go-to logo guy.

You won't find him unless...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Creating an Ad Swipe

Absolutely. Short emails have have a higher click rate than longer ones.
Longer emails are more likely to be picked up as spam as your more likely to drop words in a longer email that the spam...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Search Engine Traffic for Listbuilding

Hover forms / pop over optin forms rule!

They'll give you lots more leads.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 863
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: About Squidoo

I used to use both Squidoo and HubPages quite extensivley a few years ago but then things changed on both platforms.

I've created lots of Wordpress and Blogspot blogs for my clients as an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,140
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: How to Quickly Promote a new Classifieds Ads Website

The best tip I can give you about email marketing is to build a list and market to them regularly with offers. Daily. Sometimes more than once a day.

Get an autoresponder like GetResponse, set up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,538
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Hostgator hosted site down half the time. Worth getting dedicated server?

I've heard lots of people complaining about HostGator including when high volume traffic is sent to their sites. There servers grind to a halt.

Out of curiosity Rashell, where did you get your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,788
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: I Want To Go Vegan!!!! OMG NOOOO!!!

I've tried meat only diets...
I've tried non-meat diets...
I've tried fruit only diets...
I've tried being a vegan...

All are good but all have left me hungry for the foods I haven't been able...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 2nd July 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Don't Use "Free".

I just had a look at that book on amazon here

It has the tag line:

"More than 6,000 words and phrases that make the difference between "yadda-yadda-yadda" and copy that sells"

As usual...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 2nd July 2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 661
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Offer Converting, Now what?

Are you linking to a FB Page or linking out FB? The CPC will be cheaper in you keep the viewers on FB. Linking them to your external tracking link will be more costly.

But the significance of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 919
Posted By Alex Awes
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 507
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Search Engine Traffic for Listbuilding

If your tring to rank your optin page using SEO your going to have a hard time.
Google doesn't like optin pages that much.
Google wants to deliver web pages that are directly relevant and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd July 2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,491
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: External Keyword Tool... Days Are Numbered...

Just imagine all those AdWords / PPC courses out there are going to be obsolete "in the comming months"!

Those marketers are going to have to redo their training videos/pdfs.

Their buying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 851
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: Advice for a beginner

You're going to need to get targetted traffic to what ever you are trying to sell.
I like to diversify rather than relying on just 1 traffic source.

I use all of these traffic sources:


...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 998
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: how can i get traffic.?

You should take a look at this site teaching 70 traffic strategies (http://www.getfreeaccessinstantly.com).

They include the ones listed above and more like how to get the word out with Video:

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,479
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: what is ptc traffic???

PTC (Paid To Click) is an option to create an income stream if you can get hold of serious traffic volume. They need to be general offers but with lots of traffic some conversions will happen.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,471
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 'Mad Men', Huffington Post, PRweb & Vocus (My Conference Notes)

Checkout Pintest.com, its a photo social media site, more popular among the female demographic

eg: Pinterest / Home (http://pinterest.com/all/?category=womens_fashion)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,471
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 'Mad Men', Huffington Post, PRweb & Vocus (My Conference Notes)

If you want to see responsive design in action take a look at this link:
Best Responsive Design Websites | Web Design Inspiration (http://www.awwwards.com/websites/responsive-design/)

When this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,471
Posted By Alex Awes
Re: 'Mad Men', Huffington Post, PRweb & Vocus (My Conference Notes)

Awesome post Matt!

I've seen responsive web design on lots of the more popular sites out there. It's just a matter of setting custom CSS for specific media. Here's a great article explaining the...
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