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Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th April 2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,096
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Is It Me? Or Is It That Warrior Forum Has Changed?

I started visiting the warrior forum in 2005 and remembered thinking how crazy it was that "famous" people posted on here. WHOA! I was an e-commerce guy and this forum was mostly for MMO people, so...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd March 2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,798
Posted By Ryan David
Re: How to estimate amazon sales based on # of reviews

As accurate as you're going to get is by adding the product to cart and changing the quantity to 999, then watching to see how much the available quantity decreases over the next several days. This...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd March 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ryan David
RE: "Go where your market goes"...oh the irony of this

I don't read any advertisements that come through the mail, just sayin'. There are these old school direct marketers that have this fascination with sending people stuff in the mail, but I don't...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd March 2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By Ryan David
RE: FBA Groups at FB

The redditt subform for FBA is good and Theamazingseller.com is a pretty good podcast, so I would suspect their forum is good as well. I'd stay away from anything tied to ASM though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,668
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Advice from a million dollar marketer

I would bet that the reason so many people are confused is because all these "rockstars" are pitching different things every week.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th September 2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,795
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Future of Dropshipping. Does it exist?

I dropshipped most things when I was starting out and it gave me a decent start, but that was in 2004. I used to have a website that did 100% dropship and it performed nicely for a little while. As...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,676
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Earning Million Dollar a year - How Realistic?

I find it hard to believe there are many/any people on the WF that make $1M/year (actual net income, not revenues). Take a guy like John Reese who did $1M in a day, he gave away $500K to his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Why Do So Many People STILL Think Making Money Online Is Not REAL?

Probably since most of it sounds super scammy. Anytime people are trying to "sell the lifestyle" I think it just makes people roll their eyes. I know a lady that just started selling something like...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th September 2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,709
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Money Mindset

Wow, old thread! I'm guessing that Money Mindset was the last product that JR launched before his most recent one called "GERU".

Frankly, I'm a little surprised that he continues to randomly...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Salehoo

Is this site still around? I haven't heard much of them since the mid 2000's...same with Worldwide Brands.

Once i realized these sites were pretty useless, I went back and checked to see if my...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 23rd June 2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,486
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Looking for Amazon Fba Mentor.

It means when a product it selling well, it's not like you can just turn around and put the money in your pocket. It needs to be re-invested into purchasing more inventory, usually at a much higher...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd June 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,486
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Looking for Amazon Fba Mentor.

This shouldn't be that surprising though. My most successful listings are from 2+ years ago. I have some newer listings that are from the last 12 months, but those are still in the growth phase. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 8,535
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Wow..... What Happened to This Forum?

I don't think the warrior forum is any better or worse than it was last year or 5 years ago.

I think the forum went downhill with the "Thanks" button or at least somewhere around that time. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Ryan David
Re: A show of hands how many WR here are full time IM or doing part time?

I have been doing IM for 10 years part-time, but making more than my full-time job.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th June 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,467
Posted By Ryan David
Re: how bad is bullying in school and the effects on kids

You are speaking as the person removed from the situation. This would be the equivalent of telling a person that has depression to just cheer up a little bit.

I guarantee it would have an...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th June 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,467
Posted By Ryan David
Re: how bad is bullying in school and the effects on kids

Some kids are sissies and will try to fight back and get their a&s handed to them. What's your solution then? The parents/teachers will just let the kids get wailed on until they graduate?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,439
Posted By Ryan David
Re: How much time/money did you spend when you 1st started?

I put in maybe an average of 2 hours per day and a max investment of $1000 before I started making money. Even today, I don't put in any more than 1-2 hours a day.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,535
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Jobless and if go IM possible?

To me, a job has never been the stressful part; not having money is stressful. I still work full-time to provide the stable income and benefits, but the difference is that I choose a job that I...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 10th June 2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,716
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Should a newbie start with Amazon FBA?

I sold through merchant fulfilled for a couple years before doing FBA. I think it's probably a good idea to do the same (at least for a handful of orders) just to get a feel for things. Once you've...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th June 2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,315
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazon FBA minimum profit margin

Are you taking into account costs to get the product to you and to amazon?

It's not as helpful to just look at the profit and say yay or nay; you need to look at gross margins/gross profit as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,405
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Anyone Else Losing Interest In IM?

I lost interest in taking in a lot of GRQ/MMO noise quite a few years ago. Even though I was never a huge consumer of IM products, I used to constantly read books or listen to teleseminars about IM....
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,981
Posted By Ryan David
Re: So who is a millionaire on here?

So you're telling me that each and every person is spending $110/year on vacuum cleaners/service. That's every man, woman, and child. I think it's more likely they are doing $350K a year.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,981
Posted By Ryan David
Re: So who is a millionaire on here?

Not sure what you mean. He said that nobody could believe him on *fill in the blank claim* and I pointed out why it was hard to believe him based on what he said here e.g. referring to "making a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,981
Posted By Ryan David
Re: So who is a millionaire on here?

Wow, you mean that you’re such a celebrity that you’re able to rank your own sites for your name? I can’t believe that you’re able to beat out the millions of Claude Whitacre’s that have setup...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st May 2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,981
Posted By Ryan David
Re: So who is a millionaire on here?

Eh, you probably get questioned a lot because your stories make people raise their eyebrows. You say it's not hard to "make" $1M (implying you're pocketing $1m). Then someone points out how many...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st May 2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

I don’t really think ASM products that many success stories compared to the amount of people (and money) that has flowed through there. If you look at the success stories, most of the numbers are...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th April 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

Whenever I’ve been involved with a training program, there are basically 3 types of people; people that succeed, people that don’t succeed, and people that act like they are succeeding. The 3rd...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd April 2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

I don't need convincing that the Amazon opportunity is real, I'm doing plenty of business on Amazon and within a couple months, I'll clear the 7 figure mark during a 12 month period.

The profit...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd April 2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

I must be an ultra cynic because I don't believe "success stories". Or I should say, I don't really believe the success story they are trying to tell me....there might be some success there, but its...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st April 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

If it's really a stretch monetarily for you, then don't even take them up on the 30 day. The "risk" is that you'll be in their web and more likely to keep going past your 30 day mark.

I'm a...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 12th January 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By Ryan David
Re: A Question About Margins

25-50% gross margins are probably the average, but I think they'd be looking for more like 40-50% on something like a backgammon game. I'd say a typical retailer wants to average out around 35%-40%...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 12th January 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,432
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Are amazon, etsy, and ebay limiting sellers?

I don't know if it's really a "secret limit" like the marketer is saying. In fact, I think they are pretty open about the limits on new accounts. Amazon calls them "Velocity reviews" and it's just...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th December 2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,928
Posted By Ryan David
Re: how you are selling products without ebay & amazon

Ahhhh...things have changed. I've been doing e-commerce since 2005 and was probably doing around $800K during my peak in just the website alone (2011). I was extremely dependent on Google at the...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd December 2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,235
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Is Dropshipping dead?

Dropshipping is a means to an end, but you're not going very far with it. I started my business (in 2005) dropshipping, but within a few months you quickly realize that you need to start improving...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th October 2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

Seriously...hahaha. It's kinda like that one dude in this forum said he made a net profit of 500 million last year. It's so ridiculous that you have to wonder about the level of delusion that is...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th October 2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,078
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Ewen Chia's programs

I think his stuff was popular back in 06'. He probably hasn't updated anything since then.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th October 2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

I'm not going to bash success, but WTH? You say everyone should join a $3500 course and be mentored by you when you're doing those measly numbers?

Selling on amazon is the easiest way of making...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th October 2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Get paid taking pictures

It seems like the cheesiest of cheesy infomercials. I'd pass.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th October 2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

I saw the launch bubble from 2004-2008 and saw people just whipping everyone into a frenzy with those launches. I thought it had died out, but I guess there are always more newbies to sell stuff to!...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd October 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

Spoken like a true affiliate. I see no evidence in your posts that you know much about selling on amazon.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd October 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

That's definitely the case. The whole process of white labeling is really simple and what you get in PAC is basically a video that shows that very simple process.

They'll tell you that this new...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th October 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By Ryan David
Re: ASM-Like Tools

All those tools are just fluff. They are just SEO tools that nobody buys anymore and they are repackaged as "amazon tools".
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th October 2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By Ryan David
Re: FBA Handling and Storage Costs

Find the closest possible match and then run it through the calculator...that will at least get you pretty close to a match.

I won't say you should ignore storage fees, but they are pretty...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th October 2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,522
Posted By Ryan David
Re: No way to make profit on Amazon from wholesale products

You can still find some niches where you can make some money doing this by buying from wholesale sources. I have an e-commerce site that serves this niche, but hadn't really gotten into selling the...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th October 2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 25,522
Posted By Ryan David
Re: No way to make profit on Amazon from wholesale products

You make it sound so easy! Doing this without extensive knowledge of FBA and all the companies you are using will almost guaranteed be a gigantic mess.

I repeat, do NOT do this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Can a text-based course sell decently compared to video-based courses?

I prefer text based products because they are easier to reference and work through. I think people just do video because it's way easier than writing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,897
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Internet Marketing Is NOT Selling How To Make Money Products

I don't have a ton of sympathy for Steven to be honest. During one of his other ranting threads from a few years back, he basically said everything he was doing was wrong and now he has no income. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 43,164
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Stop saying "Thank you for purchasing my product"!

It's better than "F-U SUCKER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,897
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Internet Marketing Is NOT Selling How To Make Money Products

This was an interesting (and very bizarre) thread.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,644
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Be Honest, How Many Hours A Day or Week Do You Work?

In my business, there are probably 40 man hours per day of work being accomplished.

For me, I work about 30 minutes. I have always kept a full-time job so that means I outsource or have...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th August 2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

Pretty sure Jordan is a troll. Who else could boast that they were "featured on CNBC" , but then write a blog post about how he was a subject on cnbc for "why did your business fail".
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th August 2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

I will admit that the risk is much greater than finding used stuffed animals to resell on Amazon.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st July 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Farewell XSite Pro And Welcome SiteBliz

I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did. I think I bought xsitepro in 2006 and it was a pretty slick system at the time. I started rapidly building a bunch of adsense mini sites and, actually,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd July 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

Just to chime in now that this thread has popped back up, I would echo a couple comments...namely 1) It will take more money than you think to get started 2) It's harder than you think 3) Amazon can...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th May 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 186,953
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

I don't know why they would tell their customers to focus in the top 100. I've had products that are consistent high-money earners that are in the 2-5K sales rank range that are way easier to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd May 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 81,187
Posted By Ryan David
Re: Amazing Selling Machine – Anyone Else Had Problems Getting a Refund?

No, I have never been a member of ASM and barely watched the free videos. My point was is that the free ASM videos are more valuable than a paid PAC course based on what I have seen.

So much of...
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