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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st March 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,139
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: MemberDeliver and Steve Benn

Hey Mike, I know we got your issue sorted, but just wanted you to know that I found your personal email to me in GMAIL spam :( Thanks to Mighty Warrior for pointing you to the right place to go - I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Paypal and WSOs! Allow Non-Paypal Please!

You've already had the question answered several times - that's my point - you are fine - you don't need Paypal - you haven't for at least six months.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Paypal and WSOs! Allow Non-Paypal Please!

Did you see my post - when you get your link - you can use which payment method. Have you tried to pay for a WSO listing recently?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Paypal and WSOs! Allow Non-Paypal Please!

Why don't you try it? Paul's already answered your question. Yes, there are other methods. You get to choose your method when you click the link.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: OTO's and Upsells

In my opinion, I only release upsells that extend something, that aren't required. It means that I can subsidise the cost of the front end product. I think, when done well, everyone wins with ethical...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Hi Carlos - you might want to think about what you said - in Canada a business can't deny another business service lest it gets sued. Under human rights.

Human rights don't cover corporations and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Your Customer Service Sucks! (No Hyperbole Here).

Some of the offline clients I've worked with, actually make money from customer services. Not by upselling people, but by solving the problem, then compensating them with vouchers. One of the biggest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: WSO? IM only or would you buy a self development one

Carol - you should not try and sell what you want to a market, but rather what the market wants. This market isn't really about self development, and Jason Moffatt has tried this kind of approach in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: What can you say from this Price Stat on WSO

I can't help but think that the info given is near useless for so many reasons. The visitors are badly distributed and its probably more helpful to ignore those results than try and infer anything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 469
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Email Marketing Question

In most 'mature' markets I would recommend against followups, as they have been done to death. I'd go for regular broadcasts over a series of followups.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,110
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: What's with the WF related names/images?

Yeah - I'm not sure it should be allowed - its is confusing and conveys some sort of authority / endorsement...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,313
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: My Whole Site Just Took A Big Google Slap!

maybe I am misunderstanding - your saying his domain was expired and you didn't buy it when you could???
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,309
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: ClickBank now requires PRICE in SIZE 12 font? Seriously?

As Alexa said - you've gotten confused...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,513
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Write and run my WSO for me, for a percentage?

Isn't this against the rules anyway - as a WSO should be your own product??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,558
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Time to ditch aweber&co and look at self hosted email marketing software?

You might want to spend some time and read Amazon SES terms and conditions.... I doubt you will be happy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: What was that WSO!? [It involved FB and low cent clicks (0c and 1c)...]

It was by Spencer - I'd suggest using Warriorplus.com to find it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,376
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Any Alternative to Green Screen Studio ?

Not unless you want to Rotoscope it out by hand.

Actually, I did see a piece of software a few years ago that did attempt to do what you want, but the results were poor and I don't think it ever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Warriors: Is there a creative way to find out what website (in my city) gets the most traffic?

Chris - that is a very interesting problem. And, I've gotta say, that right now - I'm stumped...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,198
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: UK price guide for offline services

Once you let price squeezing begin, it can be very hard to get out of - you did well to pull this one back.

If any of you are having a hard time getting the prices you feel your deserve then ask...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th April 2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: How to get sales people?

I find asking them to leave a telephone answer machine message talking about their experience and results is a good way to vet out a lot of the no hopers who apply. You would be surprised how many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Does an income disclaimer NEED to be on the page or is

I think it needs to be on the page... to avoid claims you are trying to bury it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: RAP (Rapid Action Profits) Questions

You can't ever say what the last sale of a product is, unless its closed - so there isn't something that balances it out just in case. That would be kinda daft.

Eg - you start at sale 1 - you get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,508
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Article Marketing Now Dead?

Quality content seems to be a little misleading and it's in Google's best interest to be that way.

After all - they can't afford to add too much to live search algorithms - even a fraction of a...
Forum: Website Design 25th February 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,222
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,637
Views: 112,108
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Mobile Ready Websites big business in our local market!

Thank goodness these aren't like the awful WAP websites I used to do for people in the early 2000s. They were horrid to do, simply horrid. And finding the hosting that could do them - a real pain the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,750
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: GET BIGGER DEALS!!! Sell Your Services To Larger Companies!

That's a much better way to phrase it - diverse - that is so true. Often I've found that people feel they can never work with a larger company because all they require doing for them are the sort of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: First Offline Client Question

If you are starting out a testimonial, video review and some endorsements could be far more powerful than one off cash that you will burn through.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: U.K marketers - are you up on the new rules?

Basically, if you pay someone to say something then the OFT considers that that comes under existing deceptive marketing laws and could attempt to prosecute.

You really do want to be clear that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th January 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: My Offline Consulting Website

99designs is a really good quick solution. And Market Samurai is a must.
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th January 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,394
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: What Do You If A Prospect or Client Asks You - "Do You Have An Office?" - The Solution!

I think that is a good answer - you are giving them a reason why you don't have one - it saves them money!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Here Is Why Most People Won't Achieve Their Marketing Goals In 2011

It's the time of year again...

When people have just started to let go of a few of those New Year's resolutions.

When they give up on that list building program and move over to the easy cash...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,456
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: eBook Security, Encription and Anti-Piracy...

We have a custom system that watermarks each copy with a hash of the customers details. Seems to keep them honest to a degree. Kindof fussy and slow to use though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: UK Direct Debits

Direct Debit Bureau Eazipay: Direct Debit Services For UK Collections (http://www.eazipay.co.uk) - not the cheapest but totally on the ball!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: New .com Bust Coming?

Michael, I sorely miss your old photo. This one just disturbs me. And VCs.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th December 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Offline Marketing Strategy Help (Old Business Cards)

I would send them a simple letter offering them LUNCH at a seminar, where there will be the chance to learn how to manage an email list of customers as well as JV with other industries with similar...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: NEWBIES: what to buy, who to get as a MENTOR, and what to DO!

Unfortunately, what you will learn is that many people with amazing get rich quick products often fake this data or post misleading facts.

The thing is, rather than paying attention to the whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,112
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Thinking of going offshore - suggestions needed

Hi Thomas,

Whilst I wouldn't personally do it myself - consider the Isle Of Man, a crown dependancy, silly tax, and Chris Cardell is incorporated there, if that makes any sense. They have about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: PayPal subscription question

Basically, you get the option of two free (or special price) trial periods, and then a monthly (or other term) amount.

I find the langauge they use a little confusing, but its a very powerful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 284,872
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: What to do if you're desperate

Find something someone else is doing, double the value and charge 10% more :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Is hosting my site in the UK a mistake

It does make a difference, and in certain circumstances is essential. Read up on Trust Rank...

Regardless of what people might say or think, we have been locating our servers on purpose for years...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 5,608
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Help Stop Warrior Forum Scammers! Can we have a Warrior Forum Escrow Please?

Seriously - these type of threads are getting out of hand!

Any clever system you come up with either places a huge burden on Allen or allows scammers to game the system.

Here is an idea -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: If I can easily download "secure" S3 videos from the sales page of "Secure" S3 Plugin sites; NO

Anything that is streamed can be stolen with enough effort.

Having said that Eddie James' S3Toolkit is about the best I have ever seen. It locks down buckets to stop browsing, creates temporary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 5,266
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: How about a "premium" WSO forum?

I use WarriorPlus and Google alerts to keep up with WSos in areas that really interest me. What I buy is virtually always good, because I buy what I need or can help me.

What I love about the WSO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Purchasers who don't read!

I had one customer that told me he was happy with the report, but the strange colours on the cover made him vomit. He sent me photo proof.

Shudder.

I wonder if he is ok?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Online Reservation System for HTML or WP - Please Advice

You might want to try Odesk. I've seen some pretty hideous systems on hotel websites before. Get one made that works with wordpress, then sell it. For a lot.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,212
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Paypal - is there a way to receive a text when new payment has come in?

Thats the one, I use it to notify me of all sorts of business things! Well worth using :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,212
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Paypal - is there a way to receive a text when new payment has come in?

You could do this through Growl / Prowl methinks. Growl is available for Mac and PC, i think.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,001
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Offline Line Businesses - Help With Cold Calling

Call around 8.30 - 9.30 and around 1pm-2pm and I've found the gatekeepers are often not around. Suprisingly, some of the worst offenders are also very very bad timekeepers!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: 'Most Hispanic Women Trust Online Buzz More than Ads'

The information might be useful but - I am always wary of information that lacks a sample size - my Spanish is rusty, but I couldn't find it anywhere. Secondly, I don't put much faith in what people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Money outside the 3 big niches?

Finding a good niche is not easy to do - but i find that once find a fit between you and a niche, lots of related things pop up that allow you to make even more money.

I think we all have at least...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2010, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,133
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Money outside the 3 big niches?

Of course they are - and you know that. Many people with successful niches aren't going to publicly reveal them though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: UK Tax Payments For IM

Don't be a chump - pay your taxes, don't try and dodge them - forget the offshore thing. Get a decent accountant and look at how your business is structured...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,000
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Local Business Marketing - Is there a market?

Branding yourself as SEO is something that is going to have less and less value as time goes on.

You need to learn how to focus on what business owners want, not what you want to sell - and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Clients that are slow to pay, but too profitable to dump.

I give an early settlement discount and severe late payment fees.

They know exactly what they are doing to you Marty. Ask them straight up about the issue and demand a response to the question:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Uk marketers (Offline question...)

Whilst I agree with what Alan is saying, you are there to charge what you feel you are worth - they are there to say yes or no.

For instance, if I find a client who can only pay £100 a month, it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,000
Posted By Steve Peters Benn
Re: Offline Can Be a Killer

Fernando - these don't sound like great people tbh - but potentially a very cash rich deal.

I like to avoid all tech talk for this very reason - they just don't get it.

Plus, there is also the...
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