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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By Casper C
Re: Article writing

Here's a tip. Go to wherever people are buying articles from already. Warrior Forum, freelance websites.. and offer some review articles to buyers. You'll then have some good testimonials and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,057
Posted By Casper C
Re: College Dropout

If you don't want to be in college, you shouldn't be. I think you're making the right choice for yourself. Nobody should go to college for their parents. Sure they've done plenty for you, but you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,691
Posted By Casper C
Re: I got $10, what do I do?

If you're looking to get into Internet marketing, I think it's important to have some capital under your belt so that you can make small investments when needed. $10 is tiny, it's not far from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By Casper C
Re: I need a programmer, NOW. How can I get one?

There are tons of programmers out there, and it would appear that you truly do get what you pay for. The reputable ones with strong portfolios tend to be pricier, but it can be worth it if you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,064
Posted By Casper C
Re: Quit spinning your damn articles

I agree with this very much. If you write an article on the web, you're better off spending your time on creating other unique content rather than spinning it.

People should avoid putting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,682
Posted By Casper C
Re: Idea Thieves, What to do with them ?!

Focus less on stopping people from copying your ideas, and more on being the best at what you do. You can't stop people competing with you.

Some of the most misleading business advice I've ever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,203
Posted By Casper C
Re: Do You Work Standing?

I don't really feel settled when I'm using a standing desk. I used to use them at university sometimes, we had a few in the library. It was only when I needed to spend about 10 minutes or so on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,414
Posted By Casper C
Re: Do you allow People to comment on your blog with Links?

I allow people to add links if it's genuine contribution, i.e. a related post. When it comes to using the comments section for the sake of getting backlinks, well, it's quite obvious when that's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,860
Posted By Casper C
Re: Website getting 700 +/- hits a day.. what are some good ways to monetize?

I'm not sure if it's the kind of traffic you can monetize really well. I'm not sure. But think about what Beyonce fans admire about her. The way she sings, the way she looks, her style... maybe teach...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th November 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,174
Posted By Casper C
Re: What type of 'office' do you have?

I work from my room. I've rented desk space before, it was nice having a separate office, but honestly I get just as much done from my home desk. It saves me some money too.

While on the move, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,661
Posted By Casper C
Re: Brilliant idea to Make Money Online what you think?

Even with the huge rise of video streaming, which is definitely a big step up from radio, people are obsessed with being able to access content whenever they feel like it, whether it be videos,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,880
Posted By Casper C
Re: Write quality articles for people or work at McDonalds?

It's unfortunate that most buyers are interested in cheapness rather than quality, as it does make it really hard to succeed as an article writer. Earning good money with article writing comes with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Casper C
Re: Should exit popups remove your commission.

It's definitely unacceptable. When someone you've sent to the sales page ends up buying through the exit popup, they're still even there because of you. You deserve the commission.

It's not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By Casper C
Re: Twitter Account

If you have an account with targeted followers, then it has more value to it, especially if they read your tweets. I have over 7000 followers, but that was built up over time. I only follow 60...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 838
Posted By Casper C
Re: How much is too much for quality articles?

It's not just about the quality of the article, but the reputation of the writer. If you have a famous Internet marketer write an article for you, it'll cost an arm and a leg, not just because of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,552
Posted By Casper C
Re: Do you want a job?

I'm a writer and web designer. I have several small businesses each making small streams of income, all of which add up to a great salary. Far more than I've ever earned in a job. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,775
Posted By Casper C
Re: A Guy Rejected 16 Orders on Fiverr - Should I accept the it?

Always deliver an order in parts, and don't continue until you get positive feedback early on. When I get an order of 20 articles, I send over the first 5 and wait to see if I'm on the right page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By Casper C
Re: Work you can't get done easily

There are plenty of things in demand, but the problem nowadays is finding someone who not only does a job to a high standard, but is very reliable and delivers on time. It's about offering an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 52,144
Posted By Casper C
Re: Is anybody actually making money with Kindle books?

I wouldn't say that this is the way to look at the Kindle. The Kindle is about making books available to people who want to read them electronically.

There's no point writing a book for the sake...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,305
Posted By Casper C
Re: MC Hammer Launched His Own Search Engine

If the search button is labelled "Hammer Time!" then I will definitely use it.

Anyway, when his new startup flops, he will at least learn just how fierce the tech startup world is.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 848
Posted By Casper C
Re: Is this spam? Or real comments?...

As others have mentioned, those comments are indeed spam. As time goes on and you see more and more of them, you'll get a knack for what is and isn't spam. Once in a while you'll come across one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 564
Posted By Casper C
Re: What products to offer?

There are endless arrays of eBooks and videos out there, so perhaps only stick to those for now.

Keep in mind that the Poker niche is absolutely crammed with people trying to do exactly the same....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By Casper C
Re: Ezine Articles Rejected for a totally unique article!

I agree with the above post; I have had problems with post approvals on a couple of occasions, and the reasons given didn't really add up. In the end I just gave up, those guys take forever.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By Casper C
Re: How To Guide - PDF or Within Site?

Think about your customers, what would be more convenient for them?

Offer it in both formats. Don't worry about the number count on your website as much.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,139
Posted By Casper C
Re: Are people really getting RICH off websites?

My belief is that a lot of people like to position themselves as reputable, successful Internet marketers by talking about achievements that could be largely exaggerated, or completely false all...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 6th August 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By Casper C
Re: Looking for a Telephone Sales Pro

I have experience in sales in the area of web design and Internet marketing services, as well as other areas of IT.

On a commission-only basis, my condition for this model would be to take a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By Casper C
Re: Launched my offline biz last week here's what I got so far.

Well, I mean no disrespect but 15 flyers is a very tiny amount of advertising. 50 emails is small too. Even my smallest test adverts have been a lot more than that. Instead, try 150 businesses to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,029
Posted By Casper C
Re: Hiring Cheap Ghostwriters To Write Kindle Ebooks

When it comes down to it, for an eBook to stand a chance of being successful it needs to be well-written, edited and proofread.

$20 is what I get paid per page and I include all 3 of those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,811
Posted By Casper C
Re: To Spin or Not to Spin Articles.

I think that spinning articles over and over is not really necessary. For them to be spun and remain readable, they need to be hand-spun (retyped) which takes time, or money if you want a writer to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,066
Posted By Casper C
Re: Money Making Ideas

Article writing is a great way to make money, but don't join the crowd of $5 writers. You'll find yourself barely making enough money to live with.

If you write linkbait (i.e. in-demand blog...
Forum: Website Design 2nd June 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Casper C
Re: Where to start - from scratch or template?

Many start from scratch, but modifying existing templates is a common practice yes. Whichever one you choose should depend on your client; the specification, the time you have to complete it, and the...
Forum: Website Design 2nd June 2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Casper C
Re: What's the site running?

It's called Pligg and it's open source :) Check it out: Pligg CMS | Open Source Content Management System (http://www.pligg.com/)
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Casper C
Re: Thoughts on my premium WordPress theme?

Thank you for the advice. It is indeed my first swing at premium stock design. Currently working on lots of different templates, and thinking of having it as a free download.
Forum: Website Design 30th April 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Casper C
Thoughts on my premium WordPress theme?

This is a preview of my upcoming premium WordPress theme.

It will be for general business/corporate use and there will be various inner page templates.

Just looking for some opinions and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By Casper C
Re: How Are You Oursourcing Without Having Your Customers Poached?

squeezecpa, always use contracts. Without them, the worry of people going over your head will always be there. You can never be too sure.
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd April 2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 79,439
Posted By Casper C
Re: NEWBIES READ THIS!!! How Y-O-U Can Make 50k From Nothing With ZERO HTML Knowledge

This kind of thing definitely works. I came across a business here in the UK that are selling websites that are even more basic than Homestead sites, and you either pay £50 ($80) monthly, or £500...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st April 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,578
Posted By Casper C
Re: Ideas for a Physical Video Game Store

If it's a small town and not many people are searching for a game store in that particular area, I'd say his best option to expand his business is to also have an online store. You could not only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th April 2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By Casper C
Re: What wp theme is the best for gyms?

Matt, there is an amazing deal going on at WordPress Themes, WordPress Templates, Joomla, Website Templates - TemplateSOLD.com (http://www.templatesold.com/). Less than $60 for access to hundreds of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,380
Posted By Casper C
Re: Losing Clients By Not Charging Enough... I just did, by quoting $1,700

Here's a great article about pricing websites highly, with full justification behind it:

How Much Should a Web Design Cost? (http://www.pearsonified.com/2006/06/how_much_should_a_design_cost.php)...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,779
Posted By Casper C
Re: OFFLINERS... What do you do when they say, "We don't have/need/want a website" (!!!)...

My advice is to pre-prepare some brief case studies as well as impressive statistics that you can provide to any reluctant business owners you come across. If they can see how web services have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th April 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,380
Posted By Casper C
Re: Losing Clients By Not Charging Enough... I just did, by quoting $1,700

iAmNameLess, what are you providing them with precisely for that amount of money? Is it just a standard site, or is it a big package consisting of SEO etc?

Pricing is an interesting thing. You've...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 74,163
Posted By Casper C
Re: This is what's working for me!

To be completely honest, you can't ever expect to be making a ton of money with this straight away. It's like with many business models - it takes ongoing commitment, lots and lots of testing and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,123
Posted By Casper C
Re: When Proposing SEO Service, What If They Say Will Pay For Results/Sales Only?

If you designed someone a flyer advertising their product or service, would it be appropriate to not be paid if they made no sales? Not at all. A business cannot expect to steal from you just so that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th April 2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Casper C
Re: Client "On the Fence" - How to Get sale?

You could consider telling them that another dog trainer is very interested and therefore there is only limited time for them to decide, and if they don't, their competition gets the exclusive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,544
Posted By Casper C
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

RIP Bev.

My thoughts go out to her family and friends.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st April 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,376
Posted By Casper C
Re: Google Ditches QR Codes - Should You?

QR codes just need a bit more time. Mobile devices have a bit of a way to go before QR codes can easily become something standard. That's just my opinion.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st April 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,289
Posted By Casper C
Re: OMG Kim WSO IS A MEGA MONSTER!!!!

This is great stuff John, I've just been reading about it and I can tell it's going to be a raging success.
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th March 2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 74,163
Posted By Casper C
Re: This is what's working for me!

rbeckwith, I wouldn't really call it a program. It's traditional advertising, and has proven to work for many decades. However, it's not something you just start making a ton of money from straight...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 632
Posted By Casper C
Re: Need Advice From Warriors

This is strange, why weren't things in your favor when you first made a PayPal dispute? If he hasn't served you, that means he doesn't have any proof.. and your money should have then been returned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Casper C
Re: hi i have 400 targeted visitors but just 1 sale ^^

Make sure your copy is up to scratch. There are a lot of missing capital letters and other kinds of errors. Be as professional as possible, and if necessary get a professional writer to go over it. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd March 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 74,163
Posted By Casper C
Re: This is what's working for me!

Yeah no problem. I have PMed you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,690
Posted By Casper C
Re: Adobe Photoshop - Best Version

CS5 is a thing of beauty. Learn to use it and you will be unstoppable. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Casper C
Re: Is it really a crime to use testimonials and other proff images from the vendor you are promotin

Just contact them for permission. You're promoting their product for them, if they say no then it's their loss.
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 937
Views: 74,163
Posted By Casper C
Re: This is what's working for me!

Thanks for your comment. I have PMed you.



Try the Affiliates page - you can request to offer it for $47, but I think it includes setting up your own page as well, I'm not sure. The info is at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,048
Posted By Casper C
Re: I can't do it - it's not working..

rowebil, it can take a month to make your first sale, and that's IF you do things right.. normally it takes longer than that if you're a newbie, as there are a lot of mistakes to learn from. Just try...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th March 2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 74,163
Posted By Casper C
Re: This is what's working for me!

You're welcome to use the flyer in any way you like really. Just let me know and I'll give you the PSD file.
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