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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 927
Posted By shane_k
Re: Is an hour video long presentation too long?

If this were true then you wouldn't have 3 hour films, and people would spend 5, 6 or more hours watching tv, or playing video games, or being on facebook and other similar sites.

It's not that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,222
Posted By shane_k
Re: If you had a magic wand...

Generating Traffic
Making sales
Split Testing to improve every part of your business from headlines, email copy to final sales
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,317
Posted By shane_k
Re: WSOs Back To $20!

I don't agree for the same reason I posted above. There is very little difference between $20 and $40.

You and others are acting like the $20 difference is huge. It's not.

If you really think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,317
Posted By shane_k
Re: WSOs Back To $20!

This is what I don't understand either.

Everyone is acting like there is such a huge difference between $40 and $20

As if people who are going to scam and/or make low quality products are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
Posted By shane_k
Re: Sales interviews have no basis in reality.

I don't agree

For every single sales job that I have had, the person that hired me was either the sales manager or another sales associate who was in training to be the sales manager. I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,302
Posted By shane_k
Re: Stop calling your OTO an OTO when in fact it's NOT an OTO!

I personally think that a bunch of IMers are probably using it for deceptive purposes in order to use false security to trick their customers into buying now.

And I think that another group of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th March 2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By shane_k
Re: Call Recording Illegal?

My only advice to you is if you are going to ask for legal advice on a forum, where you can never be sure if someone is a lawyer (even if they claim to be one) or not, to just remember that those who...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th March 2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By shane_k
Re: Go to them---Come to you ?

It astounds me how many people think that getting referrals takes a long time.


You can get referrals on day 1 of your business.

All you have to do is to start asking for them.

Who do...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,367
Posted By shane_k
Re: What to do, what to do, what to do???

This is such a great point.

Sounds like you might have been too focused on bringing the customers through your sales process instead of paying attention to who was ready to buy now, and who still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,785
Posted By shane_k
Re: Why Irrisistable Offers Don't Work

It really depends

If you are putting it in this context, then we have to assume that what he is reading is probably not an irresistable offer to him. That is not saying it is not an irresistable...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,003
Posted By shane_k
Re: This section of the Forums could be better

lol, this is so true.




I think this could be true if the person who started the thread is the one who keeps bumping the thread over and over again, but if it is other forum members who are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,383
Posted By shane_k
Re: Get rich offline in 2014 with these tips from the Donald

What happened was his dad owned the project in cincinnati and Trump managed it to prove to his father and the people in his fathers network that he could manage the investment, but it wasn't his. At...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,794
Posted By shane_k
Re: How Easy Is It To Identify A Fake Screenshot (really)?

This is some of what I meant in my post. Those who are going to fake their photos usually forget the little things, like the comma, or make mistakes in other ways that send up red flags letting you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By shane_k
Re: The Beauty in a Crap Conversion Rate

I think you should have said this more clearly in your first post.

I do like your line of thought though.

And I totally understand that you are trying to reframe the way people see a lousy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,352
Posted By shane_k
Re: Does anyone still accept bitcoin?

I find this statement funny. If people were corrupt in a "regulated" industry then imagine the corruption that will, and is probably happening right now in this "unregulated" industry.

Not only...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th October 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By shane_k
Re: This Is More Powerful Than Any Sales Tactic...Truly

I have to say that I find these threads that you post when you speak from your experience more valuable than the threads where you just post a link to an article that you read.

Thanks

Great...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th October 2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,235
Posted By shane_k
Re: Warrior Forum Changing to Golden Eagles Forum?

As a Native American myself I want to thank John and Kurt for turning this into a joke, I really appreciate it!

@Kindsvater I actually do want to thank you for bringing this up because it is an...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st September 2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,765
Posted By shane_k
Re: Help please. Do you recognize Puma the sportswear brand?

Hmm, I wonder if you are asking about Puma as a sneaky way to try and get people to notice that you claim them as a client in your sig, and maybe you are hoping that would raise your credibility in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th September 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By shane_k
Re: They don't want an expert...

Good post!



If this is the case then maybe a thread title along the lines of "How to communicate so your prospect/customer understands you" or "Why talking like an expert can lose you sales"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,666
Posted By shane_k
Re: What is The No.1 Reason Why You Have Not Followed Through With an IM Program/System/Course?

of the 3-5 courses that I actually didn't take action on it was because of these reasons

1) Because of the ad copy I thought the product was one thing but after I bought it, I found out it was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,524
Posted By shane_k
Re: Want A Great Job Tomorrow? Here's How. Really.

this is so true, lol

I volunteer my time at a friends job hunting clinic where he teaches people how to find jobs.

and I go in and teach people what to say and ask when either making calls or...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By shane_k
Re: corporate sales

A lot of companies have this same setup, at least some of the companies that I have worked for.


The reasoning behind this was that the managers and owners felt that the best use of their sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,360
Posted By shane_k
Re: How do you Warriors concentrate on a task until finished inspite all the distractions?

I also recommend The Pomodoro Technique.

It is a free ebook that you can find here

The Pomodoro Technique® (http://www.pomodorotechnique.com/)


Not only do they have the setup that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th August 2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By shane_k
Re: Institutionnal inertia

For me personally when I am persuading someone, I don't focus on what they are doing wrong, that will just get them all defensive and argumentive.

What I do is compare the actions they are taking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd August 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,170
Posted By shane_k
Re: A Crazy New Marketing Idea

This is not as much of a obstacle as you would think.

People (business owners) are always going to be busy in one respect or another.

But that doesn't mean that you can't get them to stop...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By shane_k
Re: Where To Buy A Video Tutorial?? Cute Lady

check out your local film school or actors school (if you have any) and ask for volunteers
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 691
Posted By shane_k
Re: How Would You Manage 7 Major Projects and Still Maintain Your Sanity?

Wouldn't Google Calendar with Alerts at the beginning of an event work?

Same with apps or the calendar on your phone ?

If you have a Mac you can use Things

I use things app on my iPhone and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By shane_k
Re: A Simple Way To Make Affiliate Money?

The easiest way to download youtube videos is

www.keepvid.com (http://www.keepvid.com)

You just copy and past the video url into their box and then when you click download it will give you a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By shane_k
Re: targetting women or men?

Interesting question, however, I don't think most IMer's don't even think about demographics, or about target audience and target market at all.

I think most IMers just do what they have been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,269
Posted By shane_k
Re: Social Media is Not a Career

The problem with this whole discussion is it is focused on the "Job Title" and forgeting about the skills you develop in that job or career. (Whatever you want to call it)

Think about the skills...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By shane_k
Re: Freebie or Not?

First off, if you are just starting out with building an email list then my recommendation is not to worry about the whole "freebie seekers" thing.

Why?

Because there is a fundamental problem...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By shane_k
Re: What have been your most beneficial IM habits?

create PPC Ads
create Banner Ads
split test ads
split test headlines on squeeze page
split test my freebie offer
send out emails to my list (content and promotion)
contact potential JV partners...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By shane_k
Re: What Does It Mean To Be Independent?

Have you considered asking your actual customers who stay at this place?
(I am sure you have, but I just have to ask, lol)

The reason I ask is because they are the ones who are actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By shane_k
Re: Affiliate marketers. How have you set-up similar marketing offers?

This is probably your best choice because if you decide to stop selling this software it will not affect your main domain.




The thing that you should consider or find out about creating a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By shane_k
Re: Buying internet business - advice please

When I first started I also was a procrastinator. What helped me is a free book called The Pomodoro Technique.

This book is based around the principle of working in 25 minute increments with 5...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,096
Posted By shane_k
Re: Ever hit rock bottom?

I have also hit "rock-bottom"

But what is interesting is I don't look at that as the worst time of my life.

The time period that I do look at as the worst time in my life is when I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By shane_k
Re: Why did this happen?

I actually had this problem also but I can't remember if it had to do with a server or with the actual email account I was trying to send an email to.

Maybe contact the person again (if you have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By shane_k
Re: My plan for following up with emails

Sound like an interesting plan.

My only suggestion I wouldn't say something like, "in order to introduce ourselves we've created this follow up automated phone message"

When you introduce...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,311
Posted By shane_k
Re: When Is It Necessary To Capture Names In Optin Forms?

People should read this again and again and again until it sinks into their heads.

There's gold in that sentence.




I think this is also important. If your customers are "hip" to that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 929
Posted By shane_k
Re: How will you know when it's time to quit internet marketing?

I think that yea, there are times when some people should give up.

I think that there are a bunch of red flags that should be letting certain people know that internet marketing is not for them....
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st July 2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By shane_k
Re: How to get past the "I need a job" feeling, so I can actually grow my offline business???

Seems to me that this, " I need a job" feeling is not necessarily about money but more about you not trusting yourself that you will be consistently productive.

You said you have only been putting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,365
Posted By shane_k
Re: What Are Some Hobby Niches For Rich People?

Since you are interested in checking out richer people here are some books you should read

The No BS Guide to marketing to the affluent by Dan Kennedy
This is the first one and is packed with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By shane_k
Re: The blog? The list? The blog and the list? How do you piece out your content?

For me, (and I hope I don't complicate things) I have two separate blogs besides my list.

I use one blog/site for people who are still prospects, and everything on that blog is geared toward...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,789
Posted By shane_k
Re: Top List Building Techniques

Maybe in the IM niche when using these strategies but outside of IM it's different. Well at least for Solo Ads and Ad swaps. I have never used adfly.





No one wants junk lists.

But...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th July 2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By shane_k
Re: Should I register domains for my clients?

What I do is create a new account for each business and just register under their names.

This is just because I alway like an "exit strategy" and if it comes down to it, this makes it easier to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By shane_k
Re: Business Plan Road Block any help?

A business plan can be what thecontentauthority recommended or it can be as simple as something like below.

Drive traffic to website using Solo Ads, Banner Ads, PPC Ads
Get people to opt-in to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By shane_k
Re: Do lists work for every niche?- Monetizing an Aquarium Website

Here is what I would do if I were you.

First, just off the top of my head you could be adding some of these words to your main keyword of "High End Aquariums"

Tips
Maintenance
Cleaning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By shane_k
Re: Facebook likes VS. email Opt-ins Which ones?

I also agree that you can't compare the two.

It's good to be using both strategies, getting facebook likes, and getting opt-ins.

And you can learn different things from each strategy.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th July 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,633
Posted By shane_k
Re: Should I buy Bitcoins?

From your statement above my answer is no.

Why?

Because if you are going to make your choice based upon something that you read on a website, then obviously you do not know enough about the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th July 2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By shane_k
Re: My 14 day challenge

My advice to you is, since you say you have always closed sales through appointments, I would recomend that you stick with that, as that is where you already have some skill built up.

So Leverage...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd July 2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By shane_k
Re: Is there a way to do this

I would do something similar to Jason

In my video editing software I would have the generic video and audio files set up in the layout I wanted.

and then I would keep the areas where I am...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,202
Posted By shane_k
Re: Why Adf.ly Traffic IS REALLY GOOD !!!

One thing that keeps surprising me over and over again is things like this, where a particular strategy will either stop working or die down, or lose effectiveness in the Internet Marketing niche but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 845
Posted By shane_k
Re: The money is in the list... How big is yours?

oh god, I sure hope this doesn't deteriate into one of those "the money is not in the list it's in the (fill in blank here) argument threads where people start splitting hairs


Anyway, I have a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,605
Posted By shane_k
Re: Doing Internet Marketing for free?

I think Ben means well, but I think he missed the point of this thread.

I think the OP meant this thread to be for those people, and specifically those people who use the excuse of having no...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th June 2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,620
Posted By shane_k
Re: $500 Apartment Referral Fee (how do I cash in?)...

Well where I live you do not need a Realtor License for this, as you are just helping to generate leads and not selling or buying, which is different.

But find a Real Estate Lawyer in your area...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 628
Posted By shane_k
Re: Why Downselling May Lower Conversions

No you wouldn't put your price grid on the last downsell page

You would want to put it on the first page.

This way you can get the maximum amount of people who visit your site to see your...
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