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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 736
Posted By Mark72
Re: The Fate of the Fence-Sitter

It's important to pick a proven business model and be 100% focused on that process and nothing else.

You then have to invest considerable time and money into the mix and not get upset when you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,695
Posted By Mark72
Re: If you had NO money how would you start

I would get a job, open a separate bank account for my online activities, and put at least 10% of my earnings in it.

I would then hire a (reputable) coach with a proven track record to teach me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By Mark72
Re: Email subscriber value - physical products Vs digital products

If you target a niche that people are REALLY passionate about, like golf or something, and write reviews about new products, you might be able to get some good conversions with physical products.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,263
Posted By Mark72
Re: Formal Education?

Most of the top gurus (the ones who really make money) don't have any formal education but many of them do have a past history of offline marketing prior to coming online.

Formal education is all...
Forum: Social Media 29th September 2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 27,440
Posted By Mark72
Re: YouTube will terminate your account if you post links to amazon as an affiliate...

People never seem to learn.

Any business that you try and build on a platform that is beyond your control is gonna get shut down at some point.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Mark72
Re: Email Marketing – do you segment?

I segment all different traffic sources into different lists.

You should also segment your buyers into a separate list as well.

I did consider running all new leads through a survey to act as a...
Forum: Social Media 20th September 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,215
Posted By Mark72
Re: Is anyone making money with PINTEREST?

Some people are claiming to be making bank with pinterest.

I need to get around to testing it myself, but my main reason for putting it off isthat I can't see how you are going to get traffic to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,930
Posted By Mark72
Re: Video Marketing - is it a traffic gold mine!?

Have dabbled in traffic generation on youtube several times but was unable to make my videos get any traction.

Another problem with youtube is that there is so much distraction trying to pull them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Mark72
Re: How to check for demand in Narrow Niches

Look and see how many books are being sold on amazon for your subject.

Also, look at the reviews and feedback to get some more information about why people are buying the products and what they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mark72
Re: Are you blind to the opportunities of making "Passive Income" on the internet?

True autopilot income is a myth.

The internet changes so fast that whatever autopilot income stream you set up, you will need to spend some time and money maintaining and monitoring it if you want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,953
Posted By Mark72
Re: Sales funnel for Wordpress

Yes.

The link in my sig goes to a squeeze page made entirely from my own graphics.

I configured Optimizepress to give me a completely blank page and then just uploaded and inserted them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,759
Posted By Mark72
Re: WATCH OUT - Guaranteed Clicks Solo Ads

I've been buying solos myself recently and been tring to understand why the opt in rate varies from 19% all the way up to 65%.

I've seen the generic swipe that is mentioned here.

But even if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By Mark72
Re: Simple Google Question

Depends on your niche.

I think it's highy unlikely that the average user will be typing everything in in quotes.

Inspect your analytics logs to get an idea.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 977
Posted By Mark72
Re: Started my YT campaign yesterday. Got my $5 today.

It looks like you've found some consistency, which can be very difficult in IM.

Before you go any further though, you might want to think about distributing your vids over multiple accounts in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,358
Posted By Mark72
Re: How to Promote Fiverr Gigs

As stated above, you need to add a graphic to your sig and put in some more details about the services you offer.

Then spend about half an hour a day posting useful comments on here in relevant...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,940
Posted By Mark72
Re: I LOVE PIZZA! BUT I LOVE SOLO ADS MORE!!!

Sometimes I wonder what people did before solo ads were popular.

Anyway, good thread, but you made me hungy now!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,139
Posted By Mark72
Re: I Have Been Doing IM For Exactly One Month Today.... Going To Do $500 Today!

Well done. That's pretty fast progress compared to most people.

Where are you getting the cell phone plans to promote if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By Mark72
Re: Need advice on choosing a mentor for affiliate marketing

Chris Farrell is one of the good guys in my opinion. You can get lots useful, easy to understand content just by signing up to his list if you haven't already.

Another top marketer who I can't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Mark72
Re: How do you make a homepage that is static but also has posts too?

It sounds to me like you need a specialized theme that has an area for fixed content at the top of the blog (like blogs with slide shows), but also has the most recent posts underneath.

Artisteer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Mark72
Re: How do I input ads into my wordpress themes?

Just do a search for "banner ads" in the plugin section of your wordpress blogs and you'll get a list of suitable free plugins.

I think the one that I usually use is called Max Banner Ads.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mark72
Re: aweber - open rate low

10% isn't too bad. I know lots of people who would be happy with that.

To check your domain you might want to try installing the McAfee Site Advisor plugin for firefox and see if it tries to block...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Mark72
Re: Swap list - how to start?

Join Ad swaps, sell solo and buy solo mailings at Safe-Swaps (http://www.safe-swaps.com) if you're in the IM niche.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark72
Re: Making a Squeeze Page

Optimizepress is probably the best choice for creating squeeze pages. You should be able to figure it out in about a day or so.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd September 2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 953
Posted By Mark72
Re: One Article! Why page rank 6

It will most likely have one or more backlinks from a very high PR site.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,446
Posted By Mark72
Re: Hooray, I'll give you a BLUEPRINT!!! Just Earned $100 from advertising on Twitter

Did you actually interact with these people before making the sale? If so, that could have made all the difference.

Usually it's almost impossible to get people on twitter to buy a Clickbank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By Mark72
Re: What is the best way of creating an amazing WSO?

You need a really good product and lots of results to back up your claims. Once you can make enough sales to show a high EPC affiliates should start mailing out to their lists.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Mark72
Re: Website Value Question...

Actually I'm not sure about that because the 8 to 12 times the monthly earnings is usually just applied to proven website revenue (things like adsense).

The true value of a list would depend upon...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By Mark72
Re: Veteran Warrior: Have The Perfect Idea -No Idea Were To Start

How are your established competitors making money?

You need to be sure that you understand their business model and how much money they are making with it.

I think this sort of thing would lend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By Mark72
Re: How do you know its a quality product?

I usually know whether a product is going to be any good or not simply by the name of the person who sent the email to me.

It's shocking just how many big name marketers with built up credibility...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By Mark72
Re: Affiliate Marketing through FB adz?

It might be possible if you spend enough time and money testing. But your conversion rate and click-through rate will be lower from this type of traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,479
Posted By Mark72
Re: Any Recommended Ways To Create A Membership Site ?

I did some research into this not too long ago and form all the options Digital Access Pass came out looking like the best one.

This was also the one that most other people recommended to me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Mark72
Re: setting up a solo ad

It's handy to create in word if you want to wrap the lines, but once you've done that it's best to then paste the text into notepad and save the file as plain text.

Then you paste from notepad...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 944
Posted By Mark72
Re: I'm 1 year in the internet marketing business and haven't made more than 1$

If you've put the time in then you must have eliminated a lot of things that don't work for you, so success could be just around the corner.

Don't give up!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Mark72
Re: Full Timers - Are you saving for retirement?

I agree that it's best to invest some money in offline ventures to try to generate some residual income.

However, IM is something you do because you have a passion for it and enjoy doing it. This...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 824
Posted By Mark72
Re: An ethical question for the Warriors

You definitely don't want to do anything to your client's site without first explaining to them exactly what you're doing and why.

The only option I would even consider is the last one, but even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,844
Posted By Mark72
Re: D***, why On Earth I Avoid Scribd Before? 706 Fresh Traffic in 24 hour !

Do you know if this traffic is coming from scribd pages ranking in Google or people going direct to scribd itself?

I knew slideshare was quite good for traffic, so might give this a go for a low...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mark72
Re: Oh My God A Huge Breakthrough

Congrats!

Now get to work on recruiting more affiliates and developing a full sales funnel with high end products!
Forum: Website Design 25th January 2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By Mark72
Re: Please Critique My Squeeze Pages.

Here are my suggestions:-

1. Move your optin box above the fold

2. Try asking only for the email address and nothing else

3. Use basic bullet points with a headline

4. Try ditching all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,960
Posted By Mark72
Re: If you were to start all over Again, What would you do Differently?

I would have saved up some money first and then looked for a decent coach or mentor.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,194
Posted By Mark72
Re: revolving commissions

It's just a forum hosted on his domain. This sort of thing can make money, but you'd be better off buying a proper domain and hosting and then installing your own forum, which is free.

You will of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By Mark72
Re: How long to wait until putting affiliate links on blog?

In all my tests I've never seen any negative effects from adding affiliate links. Just make sure that you cloak and nofollow them and you should be fine.

The sudden drop in rank is far more likely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,993
Posted By Mark72
Re: Does Facebook Hate Clickbank ??

I'm not surprised by this. Clickbank does have some really scammy products that make outrageous claims and it's only natural that facebook would want to protect its users.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 923
Posted By Mark72
Re: This place is great but.....

Just keep reading and taking notes until you have enough info to put together your plan of action.

Then make a list, step by step, of everything you need to do and start to test and experiment.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,254
Posted By Mark72
Re: Can i earn 300$ in this month while i start from Scratch

If you don't mind writing articles, then Google bummarketingmethod and sign up for the free course. This shows you how to write articles for long tail keywords to get traffic to your offers.

This...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Mark72
Re: Newbie wanting to make video

For online options most people use animoto or onetruemedia as these are very straightforward to use.

For software on your computer, I'm using ProShow Producer at the moment and finding it quite...
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