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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Stu48
RE: Best way(s) to promote and monetize a video only website?

Great advice everyone. Thanks.

Perhaps I should have mentioned that the videos that I will be placing on my site are curated from youtube. I will have some infographics and a few original...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By Stu48
Best way(s) to promote and monetize a video only website?

Hi Warriors,

I'm in the midst of creating a video only website. I am compiling a specific niche with just videos.

The site will be unique because it will be presenting the most current videos...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By Stu48
RE: How can my son monetize this?

Great suggestions everyone!

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By Stu48
How can my son monetize this?

So my son want to start a website where he showcases new and up and coming comedians.

How can he monetize this?

There are some gag gifts, joke books, and funny gifts on Amazon but I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Since my site contains articles from a variety of 'guy' categories, I will link to products in those categories.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Yes, affiliate marketing was an option but not my first choice. This is something I've discussed in another thread here.

I guess it might have to be ads and/or affiliate marketing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

It's not YouTube traffic.

About 90% is social media, reddit and twitter.

They are viewing a wide variety of pages. Out of the 148 posts, I have 12 that stand out.

What do you me by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

So I checked my analytics.

Since Oct 24, I've had almost 2000 new visitors and about 6000 page views.

The bad news is that I only have 6.03% returning visitors.

I think this is a metric that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way To Be In Control Of Your Online Income?

Thanks Art, but it's not that simple.

You see, I started my site at the end of October and I now have about posts. My posts vary from the boxing one mentioned, to DIY lightsabers, thinking like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way To Be In Control Of Your Online Income?

So, I like all the input here.

I will stick with Amazon and some ad networks, for now. I will treat them as a supplemental source of income, not a primary one.

Now, my site has curated videos...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Good point. Where is the middle ground?

I wouldn't want to build up a website (property) and pump money into it only to sell someone else's products (i.e. affiliate). I want to build my own house...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way To Be In Control Of Your Online Income?

I'm just doing the math here with regards to Amazon and I'm starting to think it's not a good business model.

First, you're not in control. You don't own the customers and you can get banned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By Stu48
Best Way To Be In Control Of Your Online Income?

Okay,

So I'm going to start playing around with the Amazon Affiliate program, Shareasale, and either Chitiika or Adsense. I hope that when my site gets huge, I can get sponsors and sell ad spac....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Great suggestions Gambino.

I will start on the monetization. I like your idea of scaling down the site, but I have tons of readily available content in all a variety of categories.

Maybe I'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Actually Jason,

That's what spurred on the idea for my site. My initial idea is to integrate affiliate offers by melding them into the categories.

Good advice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

I think the biggest problem I created for myself is the fact that I have about 15 niches on my site.

It's not focused enough with regards to keywords and content.

'Jack of all trades, master...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Doing the social media thing. Guest posting and forums doesn't fit what I'm doing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Okay. How? I've pretty much explained my business model.

Are you suggesting going on forums, guest posting..?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Like?

I thought the only way to get organic traffic was through articles.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Okay,

It's a site for men. I have categories such as sports, fitness, success, history, and others that men will be interested in.

Each post has a hand picked YouTube video (usually current and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
RE: How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

My goal is to have 5000 visitors a day by June. That's the only goal I have set.

Unfortunately, most of the traffic I have been receiving is from reddit, which doesn't seem to really be my target...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 919
Posted By Stu48
How Do I Know If My Website Is A Good Idea? Are Analytics The Only Way To Know?

Hi Warriors,

So I've started my new website.

Since Oct. 24th, I've had the following...

- 1487 Users, 1326 New Users
- 4779 page views
- Avg Session Duration 3:19
- Bounce Rate 71.93%
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By Stu48
RE: Do You Need Permission To Embed?

I guess this sums it up...

You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 124
Posted By Stu48
Do You Need Permission To Embed?

Hello Warriors,

So, I've started curating several different types of media on my new website. I am mostly using YouTube videos via the embed feature.

Now, I've searched through Google and have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Stu48
RE: Affiliate Link Question...

Oscar,

Good point...I set up a 'category' along with the other ones in my menu. I made the affiliate products/services seem to fit in with other categories so it doesn't seem like 'shopping' etc....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By Stu48
Affiliate Link Question...

Hello,

Is it a good idea to put affiliate links (either text or images) in every post on my website?

The reason I'm asking is because affiliate links fit in well with my content but I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Thanks Amalia. Facebook does seem like a wise choice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Thanks but I've already targeted my local area. There's so many more opportunities online.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Good points but I have do disagree with you on the fresh leads, at least in my niche.

You see, I will have ongoing consultations...that is...check ins every few months or so. I will consult...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

When did I say I don't want to do the work to promote myself?

I was more than receptive to doing social media, linkedin, ads, facebook, etc...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Justin, this seems to be the best path for me. I will add this to some paid ads.

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

I'm not following...what do you mean promote other consultants?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 01:12 PM
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Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Princess B,

The wayz I seez it, you be tellin' good vice here.

Mes reticent 4 writn' thangs out iz because I'd rather be a speakin'.

Bin on the tube many a timez...hosted my own show...so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Thanks Janice.

Yes, paid advertising is an option.

I like the video ideas.

I like what you said about the writing but I'm very particular...I may try it.

LinkedIn is definitely a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

YES!!!

A podcast, getting affiliates to do the legwork, and FB ads.

Thanks Kurt!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

So, yes, I will incorporate Jason's suggestion. I like the idea.

I think that one of the reasons why I am turned off of writing articles, especially in my niche, is due to the fact that there are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Thanks!

I'm getting the impression that her oral and written language is similar to that of a well educated English woman and she reveals her genius by adding in all those " n's" and slang.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Steve, great advice as always. I will definitely take it into consideration.

You stated,

"Having been both a parent and now a grandparent, I see a great difference between the development...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Thanks for the insight.

Firstly, I'm far from lazy. I don't enjoy writing. I prefer the consulting process as well as creating and implementing assessments.

Now, if I were to grade your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

I would be consulting with the parents.

I will be giving them advice to help their child get better grades, improve behavior, get along with others, finding a tutor, etc...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business

Great idea.

Easier said than done. I like the idea as a secondary or tertiary plan. I think I would have to make more of a name for myself before I do this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business

I'm targeting parents who want to improve their child's grades, behaviour, or personal development.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
RE: Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business

I will be focusing on helping parents of children from kindergarten to high school. I will be consulting on academic, social, and behavioural success.

My target market are parents, predominantly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,025
Posted By Stu48
Best Way to Promote Online Consulting Business- I Hate Writing

Hello Warriors,

I am starting an online Educational Consulting business.

I have very good credentials, so that's not a problem.

Here's my biggest obstacle that I hope you can help me with.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Stu48
RE: Can't Get Traction on New Site - Any Suggestions?

Gambino,

Thanks for your time. I'll try to answer your questions.

Your last post in your previous thread was in mid-April. When did you actually start driving traffic to your site?
I started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Stu48
Can't Get Traction on New Site - Any Suggestions?

Hello Warriors,

I posted before asking for help on a decision between building a site based on my work experience or a curated site.

I went with the curated site.

My site isn't getting the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

Well,

I truly appreciate everyone's advice.

Ironically, I have deviated from my initial business ideas. That is, I decided to avoid any education business because, to tell the truth, I am sick...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

This is my biggest concern as well. I can't imagine the effort it must take to even sell 1000 t shirts, only to make $2000 and then pay almost half in taxes. I'm sure the time it would take to sell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

Ok...

Here's a great explanation of what I was eluding to...

https://www.copyblogger.com/digital-sharecropping/

I'm rethinking this t shirt thang. There's no way I want to print my own t...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

DripRevenue,

I've actually thought of that. Thanks for reinforcing the idea. I have about 90-100 designs and I was concerned how I could get more. Now, I could learn to make them myself, so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

Well said.

I think I am now leaning towards my education concept. There is less competition and a much higher barrier to entry.

Thanks for the observation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 715
Posted By Stu48
RE: First Post - Need Help With Decision

Thanks Gambino!

I agree with what you are saying.

I already have a handful of items on TPT...I do okay with it. It's quite competitive (isn't everything) and I don't seem to have the interest...
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