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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By M Thompson
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

How else would they make affiliate Sales :)

My stack is basically:

An autoresponder (activecampaign)
A tool to collect leads ( Convertbox)
A Cart: (thrivecart)

The only one of those that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 156
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What online business to start as a dev/design/marketing duo (with my wife)?

Honestly if I was starting over again i'd start a service business, then scale that up. I recommended this to some of my members and within a week they had a steady stream of income.

In fact this...
Forum: Email Marketing 30th August 2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 7.M Million Emails - What To Do?

Throw it away would be the safest option..

Second best might be to try to clean it up, but that would be a big task

One option might be to grab a random 1000 email addresses and import it into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By M Thompson
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

I don't know I think you nailed the last one ..I bought it last week
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By M Thompson
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

Yep that would still work today.. I've got carts and funnels but I still ask people to message me and then send them a payment link.

I ran an offer for a live event we did a few months back.....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By M Thompson
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

Must try to get it below 300 words...

IM isn't difficult it's made to look difficult by people trying to sell solutions :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,836
Posted By M Thompson
A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

I've been a full time marketer for 13 years. (i.e all my income comes from what i do online) I've only recently come back here after a couple of years absence. It's like I've never been away, I...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 9th April 2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By M Thompson
Re: My google adword PPC is not converting

No one can help you without more information.

It could be any one of a 100 things. You need good targeting, good ad copy and good copy on your landing page.. plus the tech has got to work. And...
Forum: The Warrior Path 9th April 2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,684
Posted By M Thompson
Re: From 0 to 1000 Subscribers

My favourite way and usually cheapest is to retarget to an optin based on action. So in your case i would create a blog with 2 or 3 posts.

Take your niche and find 3 key "messages" that you want...
Forum: The Warrior Path 3rd April 2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,684
Posted By M Thompson
Re: From 0 to 1000 Subscribers

Ay Caramba where to start!

Firstly well done for doing this, I've not been back here for several years but saw this thread mentioned in a WF email and had to dive back in.

Hopefully you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How much do blogs earn? Lots of Data

That's why I included niches in the data, for example I can see 3 sites that target household items via amazon all have RPM's around $200.

I can see surgery targeted adsesne sites are the best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2017, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By M Thompson
How much do blogs earn? Lots of Data

Over the past 3 weeks, I've analyzed the data from over 100 blogs and online businesses that recently sold.

I chose blogs that sold because the data has been checked and verified and should be...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th January 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What emails should I send to my Subscribers

Interesting and entertaining ones...

Avoid the urge to send offers all the time, take time to build a relationship and be yourself in your emails
Forum: Email Marketing 10th January 2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 556
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What is your average open and click-thru rate?

I've never used solo ads, (well apart from a test case study) and my open rates are above 40% CTR's depend on the link but 15-20% is average.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th January 2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 10,523
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Affiliate Marketing is dead

Dead ... I don't think so!

I recently researched over 100 sites (it's on going research) and got the RPM's for each monetization type... (revenue per 1000 page views)

There is nothing wrong...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th December 2016, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Email marketing question

Please don't rely on Solo ads... Try to build you list via content marketing, get good articles on your blog and drive traffic there.

I average a 47% open rate, by doing it this way.. I recently...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 498
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Which one is best for Affiliate Marketing - Facebook or website?

Without a doubt website, if you want to build a business you need to have control of all you assets , you don't have that with facebook. You could lose you account overnight.

There are plenty of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,699
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

Is it just me thinking this but surely the problem isn't with the writing but the hiring process?

I can go and get great quality articles for 1c to 1.5c per words by screening the writers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Marketing lessons from the Rio Olympics

I think the quote from a week ago before the even started from the British guys who went on to win the Bronze in badminton was superb,(they are outside the top 20 in the world)

I can't quote...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 1,240
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Simple Question....Are You In or Out with the WF ??

Ohh and following on from my earlier comments.

I get a violation notice about my signature..

So it's ok to spam but not ok to try to help people... now we know why so many longstanding members...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 1,240
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Simple Question....Are You In or Out with the WF ??

I came back last week after a long hiatus.

(which was a result of me posting an 800 word reply to someone who asked a question at the end of that post I gave him a link to further research that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How do you pick which content idea to focus on when you have many?

Great to see that the spamming hasn't got any better here over the past few months!!

Now I know why I didn't log in for the past 4 months!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How do you pick which content idea to focus on when you have many?

I focus on the one that will have the biggest potential return with the least amount of effort.

So in your case I would look at the most asked questions in the niche and write 20 articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 100
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Infected WSO's Being Sold and Given Away

Are you sure they aren't false positives? I've seen that happen a lot recently, I've never seen any wso's come with a virus and I am sure it would be picked up very quickly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 65
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Affiliate program manager not responding - What to do?

George is right move on, if you can't contact them now what will happen if you have a query about a payment.

A few years back I was in a similar situation, I went with an alternative affiliate...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 634
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Is it even worth it to bother with Google?

I used never bother about SEO until I realized that google has changed a lot over the past year or so, I've seen 800 word articles rank for 11,000 keywords..

So yes google is well worth bothering...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 50
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Good starter blogs?

Create your own.. If you are serious about building an income get hosting and a theme and set it up yourself.

Don't build your business on someone else's platform
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 677
Posted By M Thompson
Re: If Content is the King, Then Who's the Queen?

Content is King , Queen and the whole damn kingdom

Without it you've got nothing
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 190
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Free Traffic Methods No Longer Exists in IM

Free traffic is everywhere!

You just need the right content to attract it
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,407
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How can I make at least $10 a day

Offer a service... simple as that.

Signup for Upwork and fiverr and start to earn.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th June 2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,765
Posted By M Thompson
Re: how can i reduce bounce rate?

I am not sure many people understand that you can set the parameters for bounce rate yourself.. this is part of a post I made to some of my subscribers recently

What is Bounce Rate??

...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th June 2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,835
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Best Email Marketers to follow

I would also look at what Ryan Lee emails out.. Always good content and then a small promo for his own products..

Do that and you won't go wrong
Forum: Email Marketing 17th June 2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By M Thompson
Re: My website was suspended!

or get yourself a VPS .. either way don't run your business from a shared hosting account
Forum: Email Marketing 16th June 2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,214
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Email Marketing Is Dead

Smart email marketing is alive and well..

In fact with new tools email marketing is getting better and better.

For example.. I have a list that I email 2 times a week I generally only do 1...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th April 2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,931
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Best Time To Send Emails?

There is no general best time just a best time for your list.

You need to test and tweak and see what works..


mine is monday or friday and 9am local...
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Good Webinar software?

For professional webinars GTW can't be beaten..

If you do your webinars properly the cost won't be an issue
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,787
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What Happened to WF During My Six-Month Vacation?

Can't blame people for leaving , the mods need to use a bit of commonsense once in a while, spending 10 minutes writing a reply to a post where someone asked for help, then getting your post removed...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th April 2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Fitness niche list building

Your content might be great but I got a damn great pop up in my face before I even got to read anything.

You need to earn people's email address, put optins at the bottom of each page, tailor...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th April 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 300 emails sent - Zero opens!

A good way to build a list in facebook is to run a giveaway.

Haven't got the stats here but the last one I ran was less that 10c per subscriber, double optin ..and a signup rate of 89%

I find a...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th April 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 4 Emails Campaign You Should Be Running 24/7

If you are marketing the right way then you'll have no issues with AC .. Quality emails to quality content is what people should be doing..

If you get low open rates or lots of unsubs then stay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,697
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Paying for Mentorship? Really?

I always find these kinds of threads interesting, all i'll say is nearly every successful marketer (household name type of person) i know has a mentor.

I even know one really well who has 3 ......
Forum: Email Marketing 8th April 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By M Thompson
4 Emails Campaign You Should Be Running 24/7

Email marketing is moving on, and if you are simply sending an email to everyone on your list then you are missing out on sales.

In fact even the term Email Marketing is “Old Skool”

Clever...
Forum: Freemarket.com Discussion 8th April 2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,191
Posted By M Thompson
Re: How much my 13 year old domain could be worth?

The first thing you need to find out is if Valium is trademarked if it is you might have trouble selling it
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 2nd April 2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,481
Posted By M Thompson
Re: I can`t add a payment method to my Bing Ads account.Please help!

I Had a similar issue and contacted them they were great and spent time on the phone sorting it out
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd April 2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By M Thompson
Re: The big problem with email marketing

I am referring to emails not video, an I only promote my own stuff or other people's I don't use affiliates..
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd April 2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By M Thompson
Re: LOW CTR

Want to explain a bit more and give full stats..

Are you taking about the optin form or emails you send
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd April 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,227
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Buy backlinks or Close My Business?

Why not look at buying quality traffic, you'll know in a few hours if you site is the main problem..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By M Thompson
Re: 1 time reports or email series

Distil you're book down to a series of 7 actionable points. No more that 2 or 3 pages.
This way it will get read.. People prefer quick and easy info.

Next offer the full report as a $7...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd April 2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By M Thompson
Re: no first name on my landing page on WP

No you don't need a first name

You'll find some people put garbage in there, so you send emails saying

"Hi Numbnuts"

There are times when i could really use a first name .. if i am...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd April 2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By M Thompson
Re: The big problem with email marketing

You can sell almost immediately, Send your onboarding email... then in the next email you can try a gentle soft presell

From there you Identify the problem you are trying to Fix then you provide...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By M Thompson
Re: What's the worst piece of advice you guys have ever read about making money fast

Marketers Self promoting .. Never!

Actually if you are a marketer and you don't self promote then you are doing yourself a disservice because no one will do it for you.

Worst piece of advice.....
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 1st April 2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,436
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Confused about continuing with SEO

If you can afford to use PPC it's well worth doing.

Traffic in a few hours rather than 3 -6 months.

There is nothing worse than spending a few months with a site only to find your funnels...
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,045
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Can emails be detected when added to another list?

Sounds a bit like crap, the only thing he might have is a few of his own emails that he uses to track situations like this
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Top Affiliate Network for Health Products?

Have you tried Market health? https://www.markethealth.com/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,556
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Teespring money tree?

The key To Teespring..

Be unique!

Research & know your market (how do they talk to each other what are terms that they use that others don't etc)

Use a designer!!! spending $50 on a design...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,527
Posted By M Thompson
Re: Broke and hopeless

Focus on generating an income and then take it from there.. Can you write? create websites etc?

When i started i had nothing , my and my family were screwed so i worked for 16 hours a day 8 hours...
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