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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 632
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: *Best time to send email?

Chris is on the right track with his questions - it's important to know if those metrics apply to you/your audience/your niche before embarking on a global approach change to send all emails on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,232
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: It's all about the money ain't it?

Too funny, Thad!

I'm laughing too hard to try and sell something now :)

This is the very first thing I tell coaching clients - that there's lot's of 'ponds' to fish in - everyone doesn't need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,330
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: A quick tip for newbies on niche choice

Good discussion.

Aligning your Passion with a Profitable Niche is key to long-term success in this - or any - business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: List problem

You don't "accidentally" build a list of 4 million without knowledge and purpose, I'm a bit skeptical on this one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: What limitations are you facing with Wordpress

That's a bit of a grand assumption, given that WP has been around quite a while - I have yet to encounter an insurmountable obstacle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 591
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Giveaway free report question?

It's certainly an option you can test, but as Kecia notes, I think it should be a very soft sell if you choose to do it.

Generally, I make a soft reference at the end of my freebie with good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 770
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: I am going to build a website to sell some product.

The business plan is still shared hosting - it's more like stepping up a level with a bit more protection, but it's still shared.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Need advise so lost

That's not a purpose that pays - you have to align what you are passionate about with a profitable niche.

You're on the right track to start over and address the elemental issue - what do people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Need advise so lost

The first thing you need to do is stop thinking about how to FAKE things - it's ridiculous to think you can build a relationship with people and market to them on a long-term basis by "fooling" them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 926
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Need advise so lost

As others have already mentioned, traffic takes time and effort - it's really the toughest part of the business.

You have to stand out, to offer something either highly in demand or unique - if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Affiliate marketers.. Listbuilding is not for all?

There are a number of good points in response here, particularly from Lexy and Mustafa.

It truly is the distinction between long-term value and short-term wins... while both can be effective, only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Where to start

nharnia, welcome to IM!

There are a lot of bright-and-shiny objects in this business, so avoid anything that promises overnight wealth.

The overall process of marketing is quite simple, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,092
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Your 'Top 3' Traffic Recommendations?

You're very welcome, Jeff - great to see you over here!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,092
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Your 'Top 3' Traffic Recommendations?

Tom has made some good suggestions, Jeff - I would add that your "best" traffic source will vary from niche-to-niche and even from person-to-person implementing it.

It's often about where your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: What's Your Excuse Now?

Very nice, Tim - it is all about choosing a direction and taking action!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: I've changed my tune but could use some help

You'll likely get plenty of SEO responses, but to me, the broader question is whether or not the audience you are targeting "hangs out" somewhere online - in groups, forums, article directories,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Whats the best site/tools for three page websites?

Good question, Ghost Writer - the 3-page site is simply a tool to capture a user's attention and get them to subscribe to your list. :)

Using a squeeze page to gather the information, you use your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Do you make donations to theme designers?

Chris - yes, if I'm using a theme commercially. I will try various free themes without donating, but if I determine that a particular theme adds value to my business, it's only appropriate to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,231
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Free List Building Methods?

Josh, Robert is correct, it has been covered a lot - but you asked for elaboration...

I prefer social media, but you can't just pick one - you need to choose the platform where your target...
Forum: Website Design 4th January 2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Can I start making money with my site with only $200 to my name?

Linda, realc4ever is correct - this is not an "overnight success" business. It can be done inexpensively, but it does take time and effort.

Your host offers inexpensive solutions, and I would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Do You Answer Your Emails?

Sounds like a serious problem, Doug!

First, I never send requests to someone without establishing a relationship, and if I value that relationship, I'll be responding to their contact! I respond...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Affiliate links in opt-in material?

As you can tell from the responses, adding your affiliate links turns your gift into a valuable traffic source.

Go for it!
Forum: Social Media 5th November 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By Greg Ray
Re: Admin of Multiple Facebook Pages

You have a bit more freedom now than previously.

With the various roles FB now offers, you can setup varying levels of access and control for anyone in an Admin role.

Important Note: if you...
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