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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: New Listbuilding product - but what to name it?

"My Listbuilding Brain Dump"
"Everything I Know And Nothing Held Back"
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: SEO or Branding with domain

Branding takes longer and more effort than most people realize.

If your choices are limited to branding the name or SEO, you will be more successful with SEO. (IMHO)

I agree with jordorules to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: If you have a lot of affiliate links on a page, do search engines penalize the entire site?

Google is always trying to make the user experience better and they constantly make adjustments to their search algorithms based on searched for content vs unrelated content and links. I Suppose it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,895
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Optimizepress 2 questions please

Ed, I did the same thing lol
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: List building besides the IM niche

It's going to be hard to find a niche that is "lucrative" with no competition. If there is money to be made, then there are people, like you, who want to be making the money from that niche.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Is Making A Blog Post About The Bombings In Boston Unethical?

It's not unethical but it could be insensitive.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: How do I find all the posts I 'Thanked'?

In your profile section, click on the "statistics" tab. You will see the info there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Anyone know how to get the Addons toolbar to show up in Firefox?

I just go up to the Firefox tab and open the menus and click on "Add-ons". I don't go through the "Toolbars" section.

Unless you are specifically wanting to add the Add-on toolbar, if so, then do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Advice/Opinions on creating an E-magaine?

You need to see if there is a need for that in the market or niche. If everyone can get their info from blogs for free, then they probably wouldn't pay for the info.

But it's all speculation...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,069
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: How many words is a short report?

I was going to say what Laurence said. Just to add something to it, I have learned some killer stuff from 5 page reports.

As long as you deliver what you promise, I don't think there has to be a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: JV giveaway events ... are really useful??

What have you been smoking? lol

You don't really believe that do you? Nothing is better than a buyer's list. We all know that 20% of our customers provide 80% of our profit. The sooner you build...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 802
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: JV giveaway events ... are really useful??

I know people that say they have had success with them but my experience was that it was huge waste of time.

You are one of many trying to get the attention of freebie seekers that you helped to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 602
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Where do you get all your images from?

I think you can still get some free from Morguefile.

Morguefile.com free stock photos (http://www.morguefile.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,437
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Is List Building Dead? I Think Not...

Banner advertising on FFA (Free For All) link sites is dead. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Here's A Cool Way To Make A New Kind Of Video

goldenmoon, yes lol I should have been clear in that this is a way to get the "interview" by yourself.

As you know, a lot of us Internet marketers work alone and trying to arrange to have someone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Your Favourite Newsletter?

The TalkBiz News by our very own Paul Myers.

TalkBiz News: What you really need to know to succeed online - Online business building newsletter (http://www.talkbiz.com/)
(not an affiliate link)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Viral Fanpage Name Suggestions

I would include the target niche keywords.

If your page was about funny dog pics, you could create a page named "Share These Funny Dog Pics" or "Share Dog Pics" "Share Funny Dog"...

If a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Matt Bard
Here's A Cool Way To Make A New Kind Of Video

Here's how to make a cool "interview" style video.

Take 3 to 5 questions that are constantly being asked in your niche and answer them one at a time on camera. But the twist is, don't look into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Thoughts on a hostile marketplace...?

As a marketer, why are you in a niche that gets pissed at the thought of buying stuff?

You want to be in a niche where people are happy that you are helping to solve their problems.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 535
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: To be or not to be, myself.

The best way to deal with competition is to develop your USP (Unique Selling Proposition).

Anyone that can find a unique way to present an offer to a market, limits the competition to just those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: The fallacy of the curated market and the lure of the open market (great read)

Greg, I understand where you're coming from but I think the point is where you get your info from and why.

I think Ben's statement was about why people go to certain places for content. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Which Domain Name Do You Like Better?

I think the ultraleadsource would probably appeal to more people than the "power". I think that power is more of a masculine word and could possibly turn some women off.

It's like all of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: The fallacy of the curated market and the lure of the open market (great read)

I also like what Ben Settle said in one of his emails, "People can find all of the content they want now. They are looking for an experience".

Personal charisma and the ability to entertain could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Which Domain Name Do You Like Better?

I like powerleadshop :)

Graphically, it looks better too. There is a balance between the drop of the p then l in the center and then the p at the end.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: What can I offer on Fiverr?

How are you with creating images?

If you have software or can use one of the online graphic creators, you can get paid to make banners, Facebook headers, viral social pics (like a funny cat with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,371
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Here's How To Create 5 Pieces Of Content In One Sitting

ejullya, I leave the content the same and then convert it to PDF so there is an option for people to read or download.

Also, the sites that IMsince2003 listed will work fine.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,552
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: How To Make Download Page In Wordpress?

Some of the info on this thread could be outdated since it is 3 years old.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,471
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: How do you write you're content?

I like to write mine in Open Office and then when it's ready, can also make a PDF copy of what I just finished. Then I can offer a PDF version to blog subscribers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,371
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Here's How To Create 5 Pieces Of Content In One Sitting

The idea is that you would have 5 different types of content that can each be uploaded to where you can drive traffic back to your site. The article could be submitted for syndication, the video at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,371
Posted By Matt Bard
Here's How To Create 5 Pieces Of Content In One Sitting

I like to try and re-purpose as much of my content as I can right after I create it. So after I write an article or blog post, I want to immediately turn it into an audio file, video, and PDF.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Offline Businesses Build Lists Too

Yes. Always try to build that list.

With so much talk back and forth about building a list, maybe a good question to ask would be "when is a good time NOT to build a list?" One would be hard...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: What are ALL the ways you can SYNDICATE your content?

Yep, gotta agree with mrsray.

Don't spend too much time creating content just for backlinks. You can spend less time creating higher quality content that gets syndicated to your target. Which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,004
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Email opt-in ON your sales page. Interesting?

While I don't think you should have an opt-in form on your sales page, it does make sense to have an exit pop up that could offer a discount.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,541
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: *'Sex Sells'??? What are YOUR Thoughts??

Any one of the deadly sins, or vices can be powerful when presented to the right audience.
Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, and Pride.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 968
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Do we risk our own privacy with "likes"?

Yep, what John above said. It's an old military intel trick to give them too much info to wade through. Once in a while I like stuff I don't really like and share stuff that I delete soon after. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: What should i go with?

I think it depends on what the niche is. If your target is desperate and looking for an immediate solution, I wouldn't try to get them to opt-in first. I would send them straight to a sales page. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: This type of offer always fails the smell test...

The old saying "if it sounds too good to be true..." has never let me down.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 648
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Does it matter where the gift is coming from?

I don't see why you can't just send them to the page where download items are already at. You can just give them the link to that page in the followup email.

You can also "train" your subscribers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Who's The Squeeze Page Master?

That was on the template I used and wouldn't use that on a live page. You're right that planting too many thoughts about that can scare people off.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,711
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Making Money Online, Is It A Big Fat Lie?????

Maybe a better question should be "if someone wanted to make money online, what would they have to do"?

They would have to have something to sell. A place to sell it from. A way to get paid. Find...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,125
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Who's The Squeeze Page Master?

It really depends on your target and matching your offer to them that determines how well a squeeze page will do.

For instance, take a look at this little trick squeeze page I just set up:

Get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: A Simple Piece Of Paper Can Make You More Money?

"Make yourself accountable." Just remembered another thing that helps with productivity is having accountability partners.

Find someone that you can share you ideas, plans, the things that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: A Simple Piece Of Paper Can Make You More Money?

I went through the same thing recently when I rediscovered an old checklist routine.

Using 3x5 cards, I would write the top three things down and pin them to an old cork message board. The board...
Forum: Website Design 23rd February 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Need help about wordpress plugin

Is this what you are talking about?

The Hover Image WP plugin
WordPress › Hover Image « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/hover-image/)
(not affiliate link)
Forum: Other Website Products & Services 17th February 2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 80,419
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: New Warrior Private Forum! The High Voltage Video Forum

I have been away from the forum for a while and just saw this video forum from Kurt. I'm in!
Thanks Kurt
Matt
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,002
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Is WF no longer free to join?

Paul, I should inform you that they no longer accept payment by carrier pigeon. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Need Ideas for Opt-In Incentive

It sounds like you are talking about opt-ins from your blog or another type of content page versus a squeeze page. That conversion rate could be higher but you typically don't get very high...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Want to learn HOW TO MAKE MONEY? READ THIS!

John (McCabe), true about the search function here on the forum. If someone was looking for something that they knew was here but couldn't find it, they could still use Google and do a search with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Want to learn HOW TO MAKE MONEY? READ THIS!

Michael, if you had searched you would have seen that this question has been answered many many many times before :p

Sorry, couldn't resist :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: The key(s) to Success is...

I think you need knowledge, have ability, and be persistent.

It takes a map (knowledge) to know how to get to your destination. You need to be able (ability) to ride, walk, drive, fly...to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: (Just FYI)Fiverr started subcategories

Yeah I thought it was pretty cool. I use Fiverr a lot and it saves time to use the categories.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Article blasting

It's not how many articles you have out there but more about where they are. You can get more traffic from one guest blog post on a high authority site than from 100 crappy article directories.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 527
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Hello everyone a simple introduction

Welcome Robert,
If you are just starting out, I would say to find one product that you understand and can talk about and then become an affiliate. Set up a page that you presell that affiliate link...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Increased level of forum spam. What's the cause?

Automated software constantly searches the web for new places to post crap and insert a backlink. Unfortunately, since everything is automated and only a handful of people do anything about it, it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: YouTube SEO?

Yes and that the only real way to find out is to make a test video and check it out for yourself.

Something that I have learned over the years here at the WF is that quite a lot of people come in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Matt Bard
Re: Cool Traffic Strategy That No One is Using.

Pretty cool idea there Kim. Of course you always have great ideas and content. Keep posting!
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