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Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By angiecolee
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

Not daring to speak for the gurus, I know the reason I stay away these days is the glut of repetitive questions by people who want quick fixes and insta-riches.

Kinda rubs me the wrong way as...
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By Copydog
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

Agreed, Michel's The Copywriters' Board
was the place to be. :)
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

This copywriting forum was never a place the gurus consistently hung out at.

In the "good old days" the place to be was Michel Fortin's forum.

Alex
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By Andrew Gould
Re: Where Have All the "Gurus" Gone?

All the cool kids hang out at the The Cult of Copy (https://www.facebook.com/groups/cultofcopy/) now.
Forum: Copywriting 19th April 2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By gjabiz
With apologies to Pete Seeger...

"Gone to mountain tops everyone" OR

"Gone to Facebook everyone"

If you define guru as a "teacher"...

Then many are busy teaching, as in being paid for their expertise.
Some may be busy...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 8th February 2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Shana Walters
Re: Wanted - freelance writer

Thank God you said something, because I truly can't believe that this offer is for real. I say at the very least he should pay at least 400.00 Canadian dollars and plus also pay people for their 700...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 7th February 2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By Ghoster
Re: Wanted - freelance writer

That's less than a penny per word. Good luck. Even content mills pay more than that. Maybe you meant 2000?



How? Do you have any idea how long it takes to write and edit 20,000 quality words?...
Forum: Social Media 1st February 2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Kay King
Re: blogging about being homeless via tumblr. any traffic tips?

Curious - where did you move FROM? Why go to NY where the cost of living is humongous?

I expect the bubbly/happy/beaming part will go out the window after a few weeks of living in a car...in the...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 6th January 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Jason Kanigan
Re: NEED COACHING OR DIRECTION

Get a traffic source of pre-qualified leads, who have a problem you can solve.

Get the offer in front of them.

Some will buy.

That's it, that's the magic of online marketing.

Sounds to me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,322
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: Lee Mckenna gone to prison

"I'm moving on to bigger and better things..."

Bigger - like the big house?:D



We have members here who have been in jail for all kinds of things. People mess up. Life can be messy and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,322
Posted By kilgore
Re: Lee Mckenna gone to prison

Probably because like what seems like 90% of MMO "entrepreneurs" he didn't know anything about how to create a real online business.

It's classic "fake it until you make it". Of course most -- if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,632
Posted By Eric Louviere
Advice from a million dollar marketer

Hey,

Here's some quick advice to you...

Many new marketers want to do 1,000 different things to start producing revenue online. I mean, they are everywhere and all over the place, trying all...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 17th August 2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By DRP
Re: Fantonwriters.Com Is Hiring E-Book Writers For Long-Term Work

I once wrote a 30,000 word e-book for a corporate client. Do you know how much I got paid for that? $3,000! True story, I didn't even have to negotiate the price. If you think any serious writer will...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 16th August 2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,111
Posted By David Beroff
Re: Fantonwriters.Com Is Hiring E-Book Writers For Long-Term Work

So you're looking for flawless English at US$0.007 per word? Am I understanding you right?
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 22nd June 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By JosephC
Re: Mentor Needed..Budget $8k

Abdul, you are about to be approached by a lot of different people who have very little experience with marketing. You should never post what you are looking to spend on this forum.

This forum...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By ContentPro22
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Have you considered learning how to monetize your writing skills in a field other than freelance writing? Like blogging, affiliate marketing, or email marketing? You've already got half of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By roger h
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Unsurprisingly, this thread is a better read than any of the low paid content quoted & discussed here...

Especially any of the posts by Jennifer Hutson.
She Rocks. Alot.

(im quietly hoping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

You won't. Better to just write the books yourself for that price. Sorry to keep hammering it in, but it's the truth. No decent writer will write 10,000 words for under $300.

You can probably...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,613
Posted By AmericanMuscleTA
Re: I am Looking for a Catchy Title for my Summer Weight Loss Challenge

You're from St. Petersburg, eh? Well then...

Are You Beach Body Ready?

That'll be $199 or three easy payments of $77.
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th May 2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,613
Posted By Peter Lessard
Re: I am Looking for a Catchy Title for my Summer Weight Loss Challenge

"By this summer you can either lose the weight or him"
Of course I am being funny lol but can you imagine the back lash.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By ContentPro22
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Hi Jennifer. Apologies if the wording sounded like an insult. When you've (meaning me) never actually been on the writing side of the industry, I guess it can be difficult to see things from that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Thanks, Lucian. I think you're right about most people not being able to tell the difference because they don't know what to look for. For me, style and grammar errors are incredibly glaring and yes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

While I appreciate the offer, you've already presented several red flags that suggest you'd be less than the ideal client. So, no. I would not be interested in working with you.

Besides, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Ghoster
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

If they aren't bright, why do you want them writing for you? People who work for less than, say, $30 an article are either desperate, just starting out, or else they aren't native. Sure, you can get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Ghoster
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Your rate is shockingly low.

Real ghostwriters have their own websites, and they charge $10,000 per book or more.

If you just need a freelancer calling themselves a ghostwriter, you can find...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

A better deal than $5 an article???
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Jennifer Hutson
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

Lol. I love when someone thinks they're getting "premium" writing for five bucks. Laugh of the day.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,390
Posted By Lucian Lada
Re: Best place to hire ghostwriters in 2015?

No you don't.

A premium writer needs at least an hour to research, write and proofread a 500-word article. That means $5 per hour, by your standards.

All of a sudden, flipping burgers at...
Forum: Freemarket.com Discussion 25th April 2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,127
Posted By auditt05
Re: Sell Domains

Guys.. domains can bring you a lot of cash or could be your main cash drainage!
Before digging into it, ask yourself the following :
1) What do i know about domaining?
2) Do you know where to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,413
Posted By Tom Addams
Re: I have $300 - How would you invest it?

I'm going to suggest a different route; although, there really are hundreds with a $300 budget (to make a few extra bob, and then some.)

1. Join an affiliate network that has PPL offers. These...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 18th April 2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Khovai
Re: Seeking a blogger/content writer to write a weekly blog post for a software company.

If you get tired of sifting through PM after PM of broken English writers promising quality content for a low price, I'll be available.

My rates start out at just $20 an article and come with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,565
Posted By ksmusselman
Re: Broke and hopeless

Suggestion (from a once broke college student raising two kids alone):

What do you know how to do that your fellow classmates do not know how to do, don't want to know how to do or simply don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By discrat
Re: Building Credibility

If you believe you are a talented writer who will be in demand you need to treat yourself seriously and charge more than $5 ;)


- Robert Andrew
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By Steve B
Re: Building Credibility

This almost sounds like an oxymoron.

Fiverr is a marketplace that doesn't have a great reputation and you will have a very hard time building your brand as a top class writer by relying on Fiverr...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Michael Fuentes
Re: My idea to start generating income

Gen,

;) Aside from posting a gig at Fiverr for your content writing services about specialized subject matters you're interested in (you mentioned fitness) — You can also do the following...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 27th March 2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,080
Posted By JoeFerguson
Re: Maxbounty - I am afraid.

MaxBounty does not ban people the day they are to be paid. As a few others have mentioned above, we have a great reputation and have absolutely no reason to deny you your earnings as long as you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,884
Posted By salegurus
Re: what can I do with a 200$

Keep you money in your pocket for now.
You are not going to become rich overnight, you probably won't even make enough within the next few months to pay for a steak dinner...

What you should do...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 9th March 2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By colie3188
Re: Looking for writers

it's "peking duck" not "peaking duck" - no auto-correct for that !
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th January 2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,825
Posted By Robert X
Re: Anyone else sell on etsy? I've been making a killing on it

Well thank you for dangling your success in our faces and not letting us in on your system.

Now, what are you doing and how are you doing it? Please.

I'll tell you what, just tell ME what...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th October 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,333
Posted By Theduke2011
Re: Client Wants Craigslist Ad Posting Service...Do You Offer It?

No one can promise 100% live ads. A ton of odesk freelancers are full of crap most of the time. If anyone charges under $1.00 per ad, it is either a scam, or they will not be able to properly get...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th October 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,333
Posted By Matt B
Re: Client Wants Craigslist Ad Posting Service...Do You Offer It?

Hey Max-

I've had some luck outsourcing CL ad posting on oDesk.

A couple of things to keep in mind:


Since it is against CL TOS, be a little vague in your oDesk job post. Instead of "Need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,193
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: Stop the BS-- Why The HECK Arent You Successful Yet!?

The reason that people aren't successful is the same reason that I am not
more successful than I am...Desire.

I've reached the tipping point for my business...the point where I'm
satisfied with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,193
Posted By yommys01
Re: Stop the BS-- Why The HECK Arent You Successful Yet!?

Johnathan, Did you lose you job due to the recession or what? You sound like a jobless and annoyed fellow.

Why don't you invest your time on something profitable instead of tearing down another...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,193
Posted By SteveJohnson
Re: Stop the BS-- Why The HECK Arent You Successful Yet!?

Did the time or two that you got tagged for being insulting to members not sink in? You're calling the man a liar, in public. You'd best know what you're talking about.

Oh. PPS. I'm assuming from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,193
Posted By MouseandMice
Stop the BS-- Why The HECK Arent You Successful Yet!?

Hey guys,

The title isn't meant to be offensive, but it is really meant to give you that little kick in the butt...

I haven't made many posts recently because I have been EXTREMELY busy with...
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