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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Best way to effectively promote a new Elastic Cloud Server service?

It sounds like you have done your due diligence on maybe part of your market research--but not all? Dig deeper and you'll have better first-string ideas for where to advertise (such as where your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Has anyone got any experience selling local businesses online?

I've had success helping local businesses advertise on FaceBook and with Google AdWords. You might be able to sell them advertising on your own site if it is popular enough and your pricing seems...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,324
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Do you need to focus on a niche?

SOMETHING needs to be consistent about your blog. If it's not going to be the niche, then it needs to be a very unique voice, a unique approach to life, etc. And suddenly you're in the Entertainment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,179
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: To be successful at Internet Marketing- you need to be Greedy

This right here folks. Right on the money!
Forum: Copywriting 1st April 2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,762
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Effing brilliant!

Genius in so many ways. I want a Dash button for pretty much everything in my house. Wonder if they make one for guitar strings?
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Best Place for Postcards - Help !!!

You might also want to check out:

My1Stop.com Postcard Printing | My1Stop (http://www.my1stop.com/postcard-printing.html)

1,000 full color front, blank back, for under $55.

My better half...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Best Place For Fake Rush Priority Envelopes - Small Quantiy

300 envelopes will probably give you more accurate results than 70. Unsolicited advice, so take it for what it's worth...but it's something to think about.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Low-Medium Commissions Vs. High Commissions

Well my experience might be limited, but for things I've been personally involved in selling, cheesy -usually- outdoes understated.

This kind of surprised me with some "catch your cheating...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Low-Medium Commissions Vs. High Commissions

"Cheesy"/gaudy sales pages often outsell those that have "class". That's true for many audiences, although by no means all. Just how it goes!
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 18th January 2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By BradCarroll
[Reviewers Wanted] PLR: Registry Cleaner & Guitar Niches

I have good PLR in both of these niches. I made the impatient mistake of not soliciting reviews first!

Looking for reviews that I can use in the sales copy, here and elsewhere. If you'd like your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 780
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: An Interesting Lesson In Buyer Psychology

Also shows that just getting up and doing the damn thing, putting yourself out there, and constantly courting rejection, will get you somewhere.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,323
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: German PLR - anybody interested?

More US IMers are picking up on the German market for CPA offers.

I'll PM you. May want your services in the future.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,043
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Web Hosting

Hostingzoom might work for you. But if you're worried about traffic and cost, a VPS from Bluehost or Softlayer is an option too.

Softlayer is fairly modular, too. Check this out:

Virtual...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Ghost Writing/Ebook Services

Aside from the forum here, I've had good luck with WriterAccess. I'd recommend a 4 or 5-star writer. They have good writers and they are good to their writers--something rare with that type of site.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,380
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: WSOs Back To $20!

I was thinking the same thing. Segmenting the WSO section up into product categories would solve some of the "my offer fell from Page 1 in 30 minutes" type problems. I know that personally, this kind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 812
Posted By BradCarroll
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Whats a Good Amazon Review Theme?

If you're getting consistent traffic from the same sources, try testing one theme against another. And don't be afraid to use "ugly" or clumsy-looking themes--sometimes the ugly ones can really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,364
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: A List of 76 Embarrassing Illness Niches You Can Dominate

You don't have to diagnose or treat a condition in order to provide helpful information.

When it comes to SEO, you don't have to go up against WebMD if you'll just do a little bit of work and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 963
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Article Writing Site Recommendations

Hire Freelance Writers - Content Marketplace - WriterAccess (http://writeraccess.com) is the only writer site I know of that is worthwhile (if you're a writer at least). If you can take the time to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,145
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Are Top Marketers Not Even Bothering w/Blogs Anymore?

Maybe it's because people are developing shorter and shorter attention spa--btw, have you seen Pacific Rim yet? It's awesome!
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,675
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Michael Masterson copywriting course (AIWA)- anyone has any experience on it?

Someone has come into this forum asking about a specific product, and she is the only person who has said, "I have this product for sale if you want to buy it,"--and she is implying a discount as...
Forum: Copywriting 10th May 2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,675
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Michael Masterson copywriting course (AIWA)- anyone has any experience on it?

The AWAI course was my intro to sales writing. It'll definitely teach you more than the same money spent on college courses, but if I had it to do over again, I'd spend the money on the books that...
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Noir...

He's one of the absolute 100% best of all the SF writers ever; it's a shame he doesn't get more attention.
Forum: Copywriting 28th December 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Noir...

James M. Cain (The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity) is the noir author I find impossible to put down, although I like Hammet, Spillane, and others.

For SF noir, nothing beats early...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: -Expert Sales Page Help Needed - need help to convert

Justin,

You're totally right that you don't mention yourself too much--but my money is on that, you'll keep more readers if you're focusing on them from the very start. People are selfish and...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: How To Network With The Right People?

It would help a lot if you would make a site--even just a Blogspot blog or Squidoo lens--that has more samples of your writing. Try articles from 3-5 different niches (include the weight loss and...
Forum: Copywriting 10th February 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: -Expert Sales Page Help Needed - need help to convert

Want some headline help? Your headline really is the most important part of your letter--it determines how many people read the rest of the page. I came onto the forum just now to see if anybody...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,565
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Those with small kids, how do you manage your time?

Day-care/preschool has been a lifesaver for me. I know a lot of people who say they can't afford it, but at this point, I can't afford NOT to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Do I write good enough for plr?

Practice practice and -read- more articles written by native English speakers! This will give you a better idea of what sounds natural in an article.

Also if you watch a little American tv, that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Ping-o-Matic

Don't forget to ping your Author RSS feed and submit that feed to RSS directories. I've had a good time with Feedage and Feedagg and Icerocket but there are plenty of others out there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Press Releases

I didn't take a course, but all of my PR clients so far have been pretty happy. My secret? I got on PRWeb and read their guidelines, then read a whole buttload of news releases, then practiced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Best source of plr content?

You can usually find some good stuff in the WSO forum (then again, I'm prejudiced...).

My other favorite spot is PLR Articles: By Tiffany Dow (http://plrminimart.com) . Tiffani is an excellent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,829
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: How Would You Monetize a Fiction Site?

I have seen book club offers on some CPA networks before, which might be something to try.

For that matter, you could probably try various CPA offers for general readership. I don't know what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Converting an EBook To A Physical Product.

Iuniverse.com might be better if you're sure of a little volume--Lulu seems better suited to books that may occasionally sell a copy or three. Iuniverse might offer cheaper prices, and they do seem...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: PLR Research

I'm with Sheryl as well, I prefer to just find a pack that I need, instead of go for a subscription. But I also know a couple of writers who bring on a good, steady monthly income with subscription...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: What services can i use to market an ecommerce website?

Twitter twitter twitter twitter...I'm in love with that site lately. I made a new account yesterday morning, blasted out a couple of tweets, and they showed up in my Google alerts that afternoon.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,006
Posted By BradCarroll
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th July 2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,040
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: You know you're an Internet marketer, when...

...when your daughter tries to wake you up and you say, "Quit yelling keywords at me!"

...when you are half-awake and looking at your cat, thinking about how he does keywords and marketing.

My...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Selling Ebooks Using Wordpress

E-junkie is the easiest way if you're just starting out. Although DLGuard has its advantages and you should check into it once you're really rolling, the easiest thing you can do right now is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: A Click-Happy Article Resource Box!

Thanks Allen, I could've really used this info when I started writing resource boxes for clients. I had a couple of the elements down but not all five, and it took me a while to figure out how to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,687
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: I'm On the Verge of Committing IM Suicide!!! (My Girlfriend Made Me!) Read on...

Here's an answer I posted to a similar question a couple of weeks ago, and then to someone else a few days ago. I probably should just make a post or article of it and link to it, the question seems...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,695
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: God vs. 'The Secret'

A) It all depends on which God you're asking about. LOA is more the province of Thoth, Mercury, Tahuti, and Papa Legba than it is of Mars, Tyr, Set, and Jehova.

B) This is a more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Writing Articles for Money

Here is something I posted in another thread about a month ago. A couple of things said were specific to the original poster from that thread. But overall it is a good outline for anybody, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: I Fear I've Trashed My Site by Over-Using Article Marketing

How dramatically has your posting frequency decreased? As far as I can tell, Google cares about recentcy more than it used to. Not that this is the only thing that may figure in, but it's something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Some advice please

This is kind of long but it's the standard advice I give to anybody who a) wants to start making money online and b) seems to have decent writing skills. It won't make you a millionaire overnight...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 991
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Looking to Write Articles for Startup Cash

Hi Lee,

Here is a mini-business plan that might suit you.

First, write 3-5 samples. I would say make at least one of them a how-to, and one of them a tips or benefits article. Make one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,023
Posted By BradCarroll
Re: Ghost Writing - Where to start?

Hi Tess,

You can definitely charge $10/per. And honestly after you get a good name for yourself, start charging more. You can find people who will pay $15/per (or more) for good content.
...
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