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Forum: Mind Warriors 13th June 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 127,497
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

Here's one I only came across recently -

"You can't hire anyone else to do your push ups for you"
Jim Rohn
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd June 2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,315
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Fighting depressive Thoughts and Working Online

I've had experience with depression so can relate to this.

2 answers -

1. Work out the number one task you need to do, and focus on that one task, it helps to get rid of overwhelm.
2. Batten...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Anybody help out a newbie where to post what and so on to not get confused?

here's a real easy tip for free about the WF.
Don't post about making 'a million for me then you'

;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,787
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Desperately Need Help With Article And Video Suggestions

This is bizarre advice - not only is it badly out of date, if you look at Steven's article count on ezinearticles you'll know he was a top player there and built a big business around it, until...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: What happens when someone copies blog contents?

I didn't say it was you copying, I asked for clarification ;-)

No, no duplicate content penalty, getting your content spread around is good, but it has to have a link/credit attached, otherwise...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: What happens when someone copies blog contents?

Let's not be coy - are you talking about you using other people's content?
Do you give a credit/link?
Did you ask the original blog owner for permission?
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th May 2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Don't Look Through The Lens Of Fear

I *love* this phrase! Very descriptive, and encapsulates both the problem and the solution - brilliant!
cheers,
Gordon
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th May 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,148
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: VideoMakerFX - anyone having problems accessing?

H Joan,
I liked thelook of it before buying, enjoyed making first try out video, but then had rendering problesm which still persist. Unfortunatelt this makes the product useless for me, unless the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Post article to Ezine and one of your websites?

Folks! Posting to your own website and then also to ezinearticles is *not* duplicate content.
Only a problem if posted on the same site more than once.

Post to your own site first - always,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd May 2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Never be satisfied

Developing contentment in the 'now' and an appreciation of what we have cna lead to tremendous satisfaction - nothing wrong with that.

A failure to appreciate this fact is why, for example, so...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd March 2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,874
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Three Thoughts ...

Here's an addition to the taking responsibility/understanding failure ideas...

Susan Jeffers wrote in 'Feel the fear and do it anyway' that we must not blame ourselves for perceived past failures...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: I’ll Only Let 20 People In At This Price…

also well worth noting that yes, we still see it because it works, but there are plenty of people who are honest about the numbers/prices they mention. There are also many platforms that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Advice Please - Would You Pay $1 For A Proven Site That Makes Money ?

No surprise that your list likes the idea, also no suprise that you get cynical responses too - people will wonder why you would sell something that cheap if it's making money, where's the profit in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,763
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Writing an Article based on any Niche in the least amount Of time

well, you CAN write a 450 word article in a short amount of time, but there are 2 issues with your question...

- what one person considers a short amount of time, might not be for another person....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,202
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: How do I make money writing articles???

Chris, lazy writers are not good, dumping spun material is not good. But for $3-5 for 500 words, you get what you pay for!
Cheers, Gordon
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Duplicate Content Myth- Expecting Alexa Smith's Attention

To be honest I read that as 'smiley, tongue in cheek' rather than demanding - just goes to show that tone can get lost when posting online!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,771
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Well, it was bound to happen, I've reached my 1,000th post.

That's a great 1000th post, and a point that newbies and the more experienced would both do well to heed.

There are people here that when I see they have posted about something, I will click,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 5,972
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: A Question of Branding. Nearly died when I saw this .... lol

Isn't part of the idea of branding to sow mental seeds.

A car brand doesn't make you want to buy a car, but when you *do* want to buy a car, your brain goes to the brands that are embedded there....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: 2 TOP TIPS For Newbies

Chris,
You make a rock solid tip for newbies there - pick one method and work it, work it HARD!

Good luck,
Gordon
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: can anyone help with an affiliate programe?

I used JVZoo.com for my latest product, used by a lot of IMers, you could put that on your list to check out.
Cheers,
Gordon
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Article ideas

You're not the first to say that, you won't be the last. Time spent searching Alexa's posts is time well spent when learning how to use articles!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: I am not targeting Google, but targeting related forums is that OK?

Is it just going to be a Barcelona site?
That narrows yourself right down, and in that case you need to know exactly how you are going to monetise it.

Better to go for a general football site,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: what about the get ex back nich?

You say you want to build a high quality web site, with lots of content, and create your own products. If you do that in *any* niche that has a high demand you should make money, because you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: How much re-writing?

well, the facts of the sporting story are just that - facts.

That's the starting point. Your opinion is what you build the article on, and if your opinion is the same as someone else's then no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: My 300th Post and A Little Wisdom

That's a good tip share for your 300th post.

I use the timer method.
Set the timer for a certain amount of time. When it goes off, that's the forum time done.
It not only saves time to be used...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th June 2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,847
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: If 99% of IMers fail - this is GREAT news!

Very true post.

Most IMers do fail, because as well as focus or belief, they lack another vital component...

Work ethic.

Be prepared to work hard.
Be prepared for setbacks and hard knocks....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Are you wasting your time with systems or figuring out your business?

I take your points Mike, but let me have another crack!

As an engineer, if you were to design, say, a new car, where would you start?
Would some items you used in your design be proven tested...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Are you wasting your time with systems or figuring out your business?

It's a good point, but I view it from a different angle, taking a different perspective.

Yes, you could start from scratch, and add on systems as you progress, but that's a hard way to go.

Much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,741
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Article Marketing Do's and Dont's?

I *have* guest posted with original content, but didn't enjoy the feeling of losing that content.

While it can be worth it if the other site in question gets bucket loads of tightly targeted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Help: Remedies for "lost mojo" / "writers block".

Take a moment to consider why you want to make money online - it isn't the money, it's whag the money will do for you.

Let that reason soak in.

Then, consider how will you be helping people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Can you reuse an article after posting it on your blog?

I see Alexa has got there before me, she's the one you should listen to.


I hate the whole spinning thing, I really do.

Don't spin it. Use the same article as many ways as you can,. and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,219
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Can you reuse an article after posting it on your blog?

I would say posting it your own blog is just the first use of your article.

Posting it to article directories afterwards? yes, because this exposes the article, and therefore you, to publishers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,267
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Latest Ezine Article Rejection

I changed my tack since taking on board the many comments in many threads(!) from Alexa.

In a nutshell it's this - I now publish all my stuff on my site *first and foremost*.

Only then do I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,002
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: I need some encouragement please!!!

Hi kysaan,
My advice would be to not spend any more money!
Even in the responses on this thread you have some great advice:

Find the market.
Find what they want.
Create the offer.
Present the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 127,497
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

I LOVE reading quotes! It can give you a real burst of energy.

I wrote an article recently, and finished it off by writing:

"money can't buy you happiness, because happiness is a state of mind,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,324
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Article Marketing - Is It Still Alive?

I'll be honest - I was expecting to see Alexa in this thread, saying exactly what she has said.
I'll tell you something else - she's right about attracting converts, and I know because I'm one of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd May 2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,907
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: I am 18 guys!!

Congratulations!

I was 18 back in 1984 - no internet, so no Facebook or Twitter.
No mobile phones either - wow the world was *different* !!!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th May 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,229
Posted By The Great Gordino
re: Google Sniper 2.0

Funnily enough, I just watched the sales vid for this.
One of the key sales points, and it was repeated a few times, was that *no* backlinking was done?

Am a bit puzzled as to how they could be...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st May 2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,537
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Are you addicted to self-help?!

This is a valid point relevant to the original post.

Finding what works for you can lead to getting into the rut of reading rather than doing, because you end up reading 'just one more' to find a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th April 2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,481
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Stay Focused On Your Goal.

Although it is right that it's essential to focus on the small steps, it can be dangerous to say 'stop thinking big', because that is then putting self limiting belief on yourself.

There is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By The Great Gordino
Guest blogging tip for newbies

Hi Folks,
Thought it was high time I got into guest blogging, but I made a schoolboy error with my first effort - here it is...

I found a nice blog to post on, good ranking, good content, etc.
I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th April 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,748
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Forget and Detach Yourself From The Failures of The Past.

Another point to make about failures in the past, is one of taking responsibility.

If it was your 'fault', take responsibility!
It may be you simply need to take responsibility for you being in...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th April 2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: The Secret to Setting and Achieving Goals!

Hey Ashton,
Great post on goal setting.
In fact I am just writing an article on the difference between goal setting and goal achievement, and it can be summed up in one word - action.

A lot of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th April 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Idea Elimination Challenge

The key is not 'eliminating unwanted ideas', the key is 'focus'.

Stick with the plan you worked out originally, and see it through to see if it works before jumping to the next.

Some new ideas...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th April 2011, 03:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,537
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Are you addicted to self-help?!

It's a good point, but I think maybe come at from the wrong angle.

Activity, learning, preparing, they *are* all taking action.

Part of the goal achievement formula is to work out how to get...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th February 2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,111
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Keep You're Goals to you're self

I would disagree with that idea.

I have always found that by telling people about your goals, it brings surprising opportunities your way which you may not have thought of or planned.
People will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 31,943
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: How I made $3000 in my first month starting with $0 (you don't need money to start)

maybe Lennon and McCartney should have outsourced their songwriting - no sense them writing them themsleves, right?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th January 2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Before you fork out big money for seo...

Ah, ok, I see the direction you're coming from.
What I should have said was no more than the *cost* of a domain, as opposed to forking out for any software or monthly services, which was the message...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th January 2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 822
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Before you fork out big money for seo...

Looks a bit like a great white, but it is a hammer head...

I used to do that Great Gordino act, inspired by The Great Gonzo on a Muppet record. I could say you should read my book to find out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,699
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Mass Money Makers - Record ClickBank Gravity 1932.06

I often see it called a 'scarcity technique', which is fine when it's true, but when it's not true, don't call it scarcity technique, call it what it is, which is 'lying'.

The best lesson you can...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th December 2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,236
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Mass Money Makers by Matt Bacak?

You also state you are a JV, so although you didn't *say* it's ok, presumably you *think* it's ok to put things on the sales page which aren't true.

How about the limit of 200 customers - as a JV,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 105,480
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: 235+ websites making $4-$50 per day. This is how I do it. Ultimate Virtual Real Estate. ADDED LI

What a superb original post!

I've given the thread a good read (not all of it, natch!) and do see some recurring points.
Some people seem to think that they can ask any question they want, and...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th July 2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,055
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: I'm A Newbie And Who Do I Trust

I agree with the vast majority of replies here, and here's my contribution...

Don't start shelling out money!
Most of the process can be done for free, most of the info you need to get started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,652
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Do You Respect the Gurus?

It's actually an interesting discussion starting point, which on a forum about IM has a place.
If you don't like the question, how about just moving on to the next thread *without* having to put...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,539
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Please prove to me I can make money

Yes mott, that includes mine!
I will say that mine is not one that talks about a set income in a set timeframe.
Mine is also clearly about 1 thing - how to write articles.
So if you've no time or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,539
Posted By The Great Gordino
Re: Please prove to me I can make money

Hi mott,
I get your post - there most certianly *are* lots of WSO offers where you see people say they bought it, will report back but don't.
That may seem to suggest they have had no success, but...
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