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Forum: Mind Warriors 25th November 2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By norahthenewbie
I just got a wake-up call from life

I'll make this one straightforward. This is intended to be a motivational post for warriors who also haven't succeeded online.

It's been ridiculously long since I last visited this forum, because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By Sarevok
Re: The difference between black hat & white hat?

It's really an IT term.

White Hats = penetration testers; try to hack into or penetrate a network / server to test for vulnerabilties. They do this with permission, and without any malicious...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By cuie
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Actually that is what coaches do. They focus on practical issues on getting forward where as mentors focus on relationship and mental issues.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Hannah Gardner
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Hiring a mentor can help you get where you want easier and faster.
Mentors know the way up and the right steps for it.
Of course, you can find them by yourself with a lot of research, time and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Victor Edson
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

I never would have made a penny online if it weren't for my mentor. That being said, he never helped me increase my online income or business at all. It was the opposite. I taught him advanced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Manoj V
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

You can reduce the learning curve by hiring a coach. However you need to have enough drive to implement what is taught to you or else it will be waste of your time and money.

Choose the right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

When I started speaking I couldn't get any sales from the stage and promoters would not invite me back, spent a few days working with a mentor and just one short small advice fixed everything and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Raydal
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Have you tested this advice you are giving? Are you now mentoring him based on your experience?

If you are, then you shouldn't since mentoring is not a good idea. ;)

-Ray Edwards
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Peter Lessard
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Mentors are absolutely invaluable. Picking the correct ones is the hard part. I cannot imagine were I would be today if not for mentors.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By SuperKC
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Jacob: Your read my post wrong.. I advised him NOT to spend a penny because it didn't cost Jordan a penny to learn ball.. just time and effort.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Greenville
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Obviously, if you hire a mentor thinking it will do the job for you is not a good idea! Those who say that a mentor is not necessary do not had one.

At first I read several ebooks, I bought 15-20...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Young Financier
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Keep your money. The vast majority of so-called mentors and coaches are people who failed in business and are trying to make money as a mentor/coach. Real coaches/mentors that have been successful in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Jacob Pionke
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Sorry but I completely disagree with this. It didn't cost money for Michael to throw balls into the hoop.

So what you want me to invest $$$$$ into solo ads till I become good at it ?

I would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Michael Oksa
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

I agree that people need to make decisions and get started, but...

Learning doesn't happen in a vacuum. It sounds like you're saying you never learned anything about business from anybody else....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By SuperKC
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Geez. No dude. You can't become Micheal Jordan by hiring him as your coach.. in fact, you don't need a coach. Jordan is Jordan and he what he needed was 10,000 hours of throwing the ball before he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By thelawlessone
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

I disagree that hiring a mentor is going to be a good thing for you. There are so many different ways to make money and you need to test out things for yourself, not just listen to one person. Test...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By aleksbogata
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

I agree that a mentor is the absolutely best thing to do if you want to succeed quickly. If you have the capital it is good to invest in a personal mentor, just do your research very well and make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Michael Shook
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

There's no such thing as a mentor group. By definition a mentor is someone on a different level than you are and is an individual relationship not a group relationship.

Just because a person says...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By WillR
Re: Hiring Mentors or Coaches

Get one ASAP.

You won't regret it. Also don't be afraid to spend good money on getting the right person as the investment will pay itself off big time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By Mogly
How long did it take you guys to actually get profitable?

Personally it took me a few months to make my first $100.. then roughly a year to make my first $1000, then another two years to starting making $xx,xxx.

If I had known where I would now -- back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By jgant
Re: List building methods

No need to post every day. A few times a week is good. Yoichi makes a good suggestion because with a fangate and Facebook ads you can get fans and email subscribers at the same time. Once they're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By rocky009
Re: List building methods

I have been struggling for years trying to build a list, finding ways to build a list ..blogs, the dreaded squeeze page ...only thing that worked for me is social media, specifically "facebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By illiptic
Re: List building methods

Can I just be honest for a sec?

When you are just starting out and don't really have the resources to outsource things, doing things that aren't necessarily "your cup of tea" is actually an...
Forum: Copywriting 2nd November 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: Best copywriting courses?

The search link in the forum navigation is your friend.

Here's a comprehensive post from The King Of Content Marketing that should keep you (and any lurkers) busy for a while...
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By TimothyTorrents
Forget About The Money for Just One Second

Hello.

This thread is for newbies who are having a hard time making money through the services they offer. I hope you find it useful.

When you start working online it is easy to become...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By clairelynn23
Re: List building methods

I think promoting your "Brand" through your blog content, social media - facebook especially, twitter, .... Make contacts at websites that are in your niche to see if you can write an article for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By makie
Re: List building methods

This is how I built a golf niche list.

1. I bought a domain and added wordpress to it.

2. Next I created a Fan Page

3. Posted on my blog and shared my posts on my Fan Page.
I would write...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By illiptic
Re: List building methods

Youtube account with tons of videos with entertaining/value content with a 301 redirected domain to a capture page works all day.

Videos don't have to be fancy or edited either. Just work on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Horny Devil
Re: Location Independent

That's rich, coming from someone who's signature link leads to one of the worst blogs I've had the misfortune to read.

Ryan, you've sure got some learning to do.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Re: List building methods

"What helped you increase your opt-in rate the most." Without any doubt in a word RELATIONSHIP is the key as well as what others have already said.

Our tried and tested formula is as follows.

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By YoichiSpeaks
Re: List building methods

I have been using Facebook Ads to build my list. You will have to optimize and split test a lot. Clicks have been as cheap as $0.07 for me. I will say this, although you get cheap clicks, conversions...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By Stuart Walker
Re: List building methods

If you're going to create a 'free guide' then do it but instead of forcing people to opt in to see if they like it post that guide on your website just like a normal post and let everyone see it.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By dee4d
Re: List building methods

You are on the right track - building your brand name and becoming an authority in what you do. That is unlike other marketers who come in with the first thing in mind being to make money even before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: List building methods

Two things helped the profitability of the lists I build.

The first goes along with what Alexa said. The biggest list isn't always the most responsive or profitable. Your opt-in process should act...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By MKCookins
Re: List building methods

With Social Media like Facebook you do not have to target your friends -- you can start advertising your Fan Page in front of other like minded people.

Also if you have money, you can use Facebook...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th October 2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Joe Crosbie
Re: overcoming distractions at home

"If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place." – Nora Roberts

I know exactly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2013, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: List building methods

The things that "helped me to increase my opt-in rate the most" were all things that also cost me a lot of lost profit. http://www.clicksmilies.com/s1106/sprachlos/speechless-smiley-007.gif

Be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By FreddieMixell
Re: List building methods

Biggest thing working for me is to create a twitter account and follow about 200 people that are following a "guru" in your niche. So let's say for golf you would follow 200 of tiger woods followers....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By auseek
Re: List building methods

Having a Squeeze with a Freebie.
Make sure your Freebie solves/helps a major Desire in your niche.
With your Squeeze..
- Headline
- Sub-Headling
- Bullet Points
- Call To Action
all need to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,660
Posted By GuruGuna
Re: List building methods

H there. There are ton of materials on this on this forum that you can take advantage of.

If your interest is in golf niche, just put together a quick guide (5 to 10 pages) and offer that as a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th October 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 680
Posted By consultnow
Re: Why you should Sleep In...

I always find that waking up early makes me more motivated because I look ahead to my day and realize that there is so much time to effectively get everything done that I need to. I can blog, eat...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st October 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,371
Posted By ValentinCavelier
Don't make the same Mistakes... (My Moment of Truth)

This message is mostly for new warriors:
I want you to save time and to avoid to reproduce the same mistakes I've done on the road to make money on the internet.

I've had successes on that road,...
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