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Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 17th January 2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,292
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: High Converting Solo Ads To Supercharge Your Business To Another Level! [Loads Of Customers/Sale

Alvin has some top class traffic. Gets me the results I want, so I keep going back for me.

He's a top guy, communicates well during the solo.

What more could you ask for??
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 22nd October 2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,844
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: [GUARANTEED SOLO ADS!] Voted As The Best New Provider of 2014 - Leads that MAKE YOU MONEY!

Yury has some awesome traffic. Make no mistake.

He's a great guy to work with, when you want results. Very good at communicating, and a generally nice guy.

If you want results with your solo...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: [Affiliate Marketing] Question About Paid Traffic

Well, there is so much more to it than running the campaign, as you've probably worked out.

There's the headline, the body, the squeeze headline, and message, the graphics on there. You need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Best Capture Page?

Generally some simple, not many words, looks inviting, and leads to curiosity.

I am averaging 48.5% with that approach.

That's a freebie.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 901
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Am I on the right path to Making money Online

Ready, fire aim is fine. But you need to re-sight your target, instead of changing guns.

Focus. Get it right.

What have you tried, and worked? What have you tried and did not work? What can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Any Advises on my new Squeezepage?

I think it's way too busy. Just have your headline, your opt in form. Done.

You don't give away any real benefits in terms of the person subscribing - step by step blah blah blah is the process...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Help with Freebies versus Regular site content.

It's simply that you're adding value.

Typically the freebies could be something like a collection of posts put into a PDF, in which case it would be exactly the same thing.

The key is the value...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Product reviews, essential considerations

Writing them - only if they're good, and if they're useful. I they're complete crap, I wouldn't associate my name with it.
It also needs to be something a little different too. If it's the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Domain Name Suggestion for Tutoring Business

A little tip - if anyone mentioned anything on here that was good, and was nice enough to throw you a bone, you can bet it would be gone immediately, either by others registering, or due to the fact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Mentor or Coach?

I think it's good to try to get in with someone that you're already familiar with - particularly if you have bought their products and experienced success from them.

Also you would want to know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: When Did It Click For YOU !

For me, things happened at once.

I created a product (the process taught be a lot), I got some good sales from affiliate sites, and also scored coaching clients.

I guess that tells me it was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,434
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: How do I make my signature link clickable?

You need to use BBCode, which is {anchor text}
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Solo Ads Help

It means that from the segment they send the solo ad swipe (e-mail) to, a certain number of those open the e-mail, and of those 100 click the link to your squeeze page.

Then it is up to you to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,333
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: How to evaluate your niche?

I probably wouldn't. I'd evaluate a niche to see if I want it to become my niche.

Look at keyword volumes through what Google tells me from the keyword tool, look at insights.
Look into what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 854
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: What should newbies focus on if writing skills are their greatest weakness?

Yes, you need to develop your ability to convince somebody to do something, not necessarily buy from you, although ultimately that is your aim.

Creating a sales page is very different from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 854
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: What should newbies focus on if writing skills are their greatest weakness?

I would recommend building your list, as a primary focus.

That said, you should also build a blog, so that you have a home for your brand (you).

As part of your list building efforts, you will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,303
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Finally! Made my 1st $100+ on CB!

Good work Henry - did you happen to know what caused you success, so that you can reproduce it, scale it, and make even more money?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th May 2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Adwords or Bing?

Have you done this before? I'm guessing not.

Start with one, and get it right before doubling your risk...

Once you're confident then sure, do more traffic sources...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Need help in promoting my website.

Get high quality links from other sites. If it's a new, recently registered domain, it could take a few weeks for you to get noticed. As you build content this will improve, so keep building good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Changing fonts using wordpress

Yeah, it's not good pasting from Word...

If you did want the text alone, you'd have to copy to notepad, and then copy and paste to wordpress, which will get rid of the dodgy formatting.

From...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,446
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: What does it take to build a cloud-based SaaS Web app?

DANGER! DANGER!

Before you do anything, make sure you know enough about cloud based application development to be able to manage your project, otherwise you're going to be in a whole heap of pain....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Credit card and PayPal Checkout Plugin

you mean like a shopping cart?

take a look at woothemes and wp e-commerce, although you might have to pay, but then again if you've got members and theyre raking in the cash from forex, then that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,576
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Do you make enough online to pay the bills ??

Hmmm... Reduce your outgoings if you can. Fast food, cable, extra cars are not necessary. I myself prefer only to get those things when the income from my business is enough to pay them outright. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,220
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Thinking About Leaving IM - Found Something Better

I did this sort of thing for a while - great to develop your negotiating, communication and selling skills, for sure. If you're good at it, it can be great, but was too much like a job for my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,016
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Invest in passive income

Truly passive is hard.

But basically building up a business, be it SEO, solo ad selling, affiliate marketing, whatever, and outsource all of it other than major decision making which you can do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Monetizing Memes?

I think they're more of a banklinking, and traffic driving device.

These drive traffic to your offers.

The difficulty is creating one that goes viral enough to make it work. That to me is the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: The best biz to scale in the IM world

List Building...

Start small, and build as you get success, this will include bigger and bigger traffic sources...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Video vs Text Copy in Squeeze Page?

You wouldn't think so, but you'd have to test it.

I guess it depends upon the information that is being given. If it's all usable content, then it might, but if it's one of these really long...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Solo ads; how do they send certain number of clicks?

They know their statistics. So if over time, from one list they get an average of 60% open rate, and of those, a 50% click rate - for example. They need to send the solo swipe to enough list so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: "Buy Now" Vs. "Learn More" - Which Button Converts Better???

If you have pre-sold well, and the sales page is good, then ask for the sale. Buy Now, Order Now. You're not going to fool someone into a sale by saying learn more to get a sale, and they might now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: How to establish credibility with my target audience?

Start putting together a blog. I found your introduction very interesting, and I'm sure if you have many similar sorts of stories from your experiences, you will get others interested too.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Should I...

What are you asking for? If you know your subject, get going with it, and then tell us how successful you are once you're doing it.

I suspect that you will come across issues as you go, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Dns LOAD Speed

Yes, they are.

The problem is that they jam a lot of domains onto one server to maximize their profits, and minimize their costs.

If you do a reverse ip lookup, you will see how many domains -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: What's a free software to convert .doc to .pdf?

Libre Office, Open Office both do this well - in fact better than Word. The PDF in word doesn't get the index links down the side!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: How to track if people are buying from my funnel?

You'd need some tracking software.

How it works is the software gives you a redirection url, such as tracking.com/youproduct, and that redirects to the actual url. This tells you if the link was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Hostgator loading speed?

Hostgator is awesome for speed.

Is your site one with a lot of traffic? If so you might need to go for a dedicated solution, however I suspect that because you're asking this question, you don't....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,111
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Best place for opt in - sidebar, footer, pop up?

The most effective position is sidebar - right, top. Above the fold is definitely going to work better.

This will mean that you sacrifice whatever is there currently so that you can maximize list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Tags in wordpress, To do or Not to do?

They're so that your users can find your content, so yes I'd use them. Categories are for broad taxonomies, and tags are for a more granular level in my eyes.

So for example as a category 'List...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Quality of Content

Aren't you an SEO expert? Don't you already know the answer?

The site looks a little too busy for me - if I wasn't reviewing it, I would have probably bounced away. Do you have a high bounced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Podcasts, what is the difference

Yeah, they are similar.

You could create a video, then extract the audio to make a podcast. Bit of a tip to double the amount of content ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,600
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Anyone is using animoto for video making

I used it for a while, but don't find I get great results with it, compared to either screencasts, or putting my beautiful face out there!!

Seriously though, they're not as engaging as doing it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,043
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: This IS WORTH debating about. Pyramid Time Folks.

Illegal - clearly this guy was trying to scam you.

Multi-Level Marketing or Network Marketing is fine, Ponzi schemes are illegal.

If there was something for sale, other than buying into the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Is renting signature file in your 'niche' forum a viable traffic source?

It is a good source of traffic.

I guess the traffic would be forthcoming using the established marketers' reputation. The problem would exist once you have the visitor to your site / offer /...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Clickbank wants me to reveal my secret...

Clickbank want you to tell your customer what they will get if they buy.

Look at it in a different way, if you don't tell people what they're getting (in terms of benefits, not techniques) you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,455
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: AWEBER: Deleting list members who never clicked a link?

I think I would use the search to find all the people who have had no opens in the past say 6 months, and add them in to a segment.

Then I would send them an e-mail something along the lines, of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Question About Landing Page Incentives

You have to find out why they visit your site - what they are looking for, and then provide it so that they don't leave.

OR You change your advert so that it filters out those people so you only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,238
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Targeted Solo Ads?

Pretty simple - ask them provider.

"Will your list like offer xyz?". It's in their best interest to give you an honest answer. If you don't get good results, you'll give a poor review, so the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Help! Can you please suggest why click rates are so low

It's a bit busy the site - I'm overwhelmed!! You need a clear and obvious call to action, and no distractions. You have all this other stuff going on down the page...

I assume you're talking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,603
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Quit Your Day Job Question?

You need healthy income stream rather than an amount.

That income stream needs to be enough to allow you to live, and continue to grow your business. Some people's outgoings are larger than...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th April 2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Using Wordpress SEO Plugins - Question

The plugin should 'overload' the standard WP SEO.

You would fill in the fields for the plugin.

Don't over optimize SEO, but the plugin should allow you to get onsite SEO like it needs to be so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,254
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Has anyone had much success with pre-made Niche Websites?

Would have probably been better to have asked first?!! :P

I have no experience with doing that myself, but I see no reason why it shouldn't work, but obviously depends on how well it is made, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: What Screen Resolution Do You Use and What OS?

I'm on 1920x1080 on one monitor, 1280x1024 on the other, I'm also running Windows 8.

You can change the font size though, if it is too small - Windows Key + x, Control Panel, Appearance and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Wordpress Backup Plugin

I use BackWPup - does what it needs to do, and is pretty easy to use.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Making an online business questions. Help!

What you'[re listing there sounds like what you'd do as a VA.

I'd expect that people would prefer to have a VA rather than have to take care of those things individually.

You data entry skills...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: RSS Feeds

on a wordpress installation the default location is yourdomain.com/feed/.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By MartinPlatt
Re: Link exchange sites?

There are plenty... In fact I get loads of e-mails form people trying to get me to do just that.

Personally I don't do it, since it's a little too random, and my reputation is part of whom I...
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