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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 677
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Paid traffic

It might be worthwhile looking into other niches and dig deep. Ideally with some sort of niche selection program.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: How do you keep up with IM?

You have three options that I can think of. I don't have a preference among the three.

1. Join a group, or a number of groups as you have been.
2. Test for yourself to see what works
3. Stay...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th October 2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 489
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Email marketing, whats the best day?

I find it curious that you've been "collecting" emails for years and haven't done anything yet.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,782
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: What REALLY motivates you in your business - the success or the money?

Work toward helping others and the money will follow
Forum: Email Marketing 14th June 2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 573
Posted By FriendlyRob
re: Promoting click bank affiliate products with email marketing?

Wow, that is quite literally the million dollar question. :-)

There are marketers that sell coaching programs for $1000's to answer that question.

In a nutshell, I would

1.set up a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Promote my website on social media

Your request actually seems a little vague. Is there something specific that you're having problems with?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,480
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Starting a Classified Ads site.

Send me a PM, I'll tell you my story and we'll see if I can help at all. Just be aware, I'm a little slow to answer stuff sometimes (just a heads up)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,124
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: 10 Reasons to Quit IM

I remember when I was a Joe. This post really resonates with me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: What to do with my 10K+ list in the IM niche?

I routinely search through my aweber lists and weed out the non-clickers.

You can easily do a search for those who haven't opened an email in, say, 6 months. If they haven't opened in that length...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 739
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Business Idea Please

I'm forced to concur with my colleagues. My research indicates that is a very in demand niche. I would certainly look into creating a product.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By FriendlyRob
The best time to send an email.

According to the current issue of Mental Floss, the best time to email is 11AM

"Analysis of more than 200 million emails found that people are most likely to read their mail shortly before their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,541
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Sites that ACTUALLY Send Traffic (because EzineArticles.com is dead!)

I think I agree with everyone. My only concern is when someone states that a particular website is "dead". With all due respect, many people are still using ezinearticles and getting wonderful...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 24th July 2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Dr Oz Strikes Again: Raspberry Ketones

Personally, I don't have time to jump on every new "make a killing" product that comes around. I prefer the ones that are going to be around forever (or as close to forever as possible) I'm in this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: a question to article writers

I've always felt that, with regard to article writing, just visit ezinearticles.com and familiarize yourself with their author's guidelines. Everything that they do is to make Google happy,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Is Facebook Really Vital?

Its like you said in the original post. Its important and useful, but not vital. Personally, I'm working on mastering a few traffic generation techniques. Once I have time I might work on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Format: E-Book vs Video Series

My only reason to opt-in to squeeze pages is to observe the marketing style of the individual. As a result, I don't really care whether its ebook or video. I don't expect to learn anything anymore,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By FriendlyRob
My duplicate content findings

I was just researching a specific topic, and I found that 4 of the top 5 results on Google were exactly the same content!

I didn't make the connection at first, nor do I expect my findings to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By FriendlyRob
Video, how I started making money online

I just completed this video. It is on my blog you will see the link to it in my signature. I just wanted to share it. You will have to visit the blog then download the video, because I'm not good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,290
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: What Are The Top 10 Best Traffic Techniques

I'll give you the ones that work best for me.

Article writing for niches outside of Internet Marketing. ( such as weight loss, relationships, dog training, that sort of thing)

Forum posting and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Hypothetical Article marketing question

If I wanted to get my article ranked number one in Google, I would first search the term, (before even writing it) and make sure that the first few spots aren't already taken up by Wikipedia,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Post Articles In Multiple Places

Here is my exact order of operations when it comes to article writing and submission.
1. my blog
2. Ezinearticles.com
3. Article Submission Service | Article Distribution Service...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 819
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: How useful is article marketing?

When I begin a new campaign, I always write between 15-20 articles to support it. Many of them will outrank your blog and send you hundreds of additional clicks.

Use them as blog posts first then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: how many links a day is tooo many.

I read a really cool report on that topic. It doesn't make sense for Google to penalize anyone for adding too many links because you don't really have control.

If I wanted to screw up your sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Big Number 100!

If all of your posts have been as good as this one, that's 100 very good posts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: I've written my first ebook, now what

Have you considered loading it with affiliate links and giving it away? Give it away with resale rights and giveaway rights. You could even offer it to resell rights websites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,932
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: You Know UR Addicted To Internet Marketing When.....

You're getting up at 5 am because you're excited to get to work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,416
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Let's cut the BS - Who's stuff has made you money?

Nothing... Nothing at all.

There is no product that I can point to that has made me money.

There is only one quote, and I don't even remember who said it.

"Successful people are successful...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th January 2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,154
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: How To Find Keyword Rich Domain Names

John, I don't see you beginning many threads, (maybe you do but I just don't see them) but the ones that I do see are absolute gems.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,563
Posted By FriendlyRob
Why I didn't become a Chiropractor.

When I was a kid in school, I had lots of ideas of what I wanted to be when I grew up. I went through a large number of things, a veterinarian, a pharmacist, a lawyer, high school teacher, and a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,492
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: How To Write Articles Faster

I would like to respectfully add something. Before I start writing, I try to have about 10-20 different topics on a single niche that I want to tackle. That way I can literally write articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,081
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: writing an ebook

I spend a lot of time creating an outline by listing all the major points, then I break down the major points into minor points.

Finally, I write each minor point as if it is a stand-alone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 906
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Does your spouse help you in your business?

Unfortunately, mine started as my adversary until the money started coming in. Now she wants to help.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 992
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Just tell me straight

As you can see from these posts, there are a lot of things that you can do to build a list from nothing. Just remember that whatever you decide to do, you will have to do a A LOT OF IT.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,384
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: How to find a hungry niche

I learned a great deal before the 2 minute mark, very well done.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Article Marketing - The Very Basics Part 2

To answer question one, you are far better off to just put your website link in your resource box. They refer to it as "give and take" Your articles are the "give" and your resource box is the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,530
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Help Me With Article Marketing - I'll Send You A Turkey

Try beginning your resource box with the phrase "confused about...." I seem to have doubled my clickthrough rates since I started doing that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,046
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Need some PLR suggestions

I have bought some ebooks from plrstore.com, they are fairly inexpensive and I find the content to be reasonable. Not great, but reasonable.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: About affiliate marketing

I think writing or purchasing original articles should be your next step
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th October 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 963
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Too many backlinks...

I think people read too much about SEO.

Lots of backlinks,
Lots of traffic ( traffic begets traffic)
Lots of relevant keywords ( but not too many)
Update your site occasionally

And that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,816
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Just Got Laid Off - What's the Quickest Way to Make Money?

I'm going to throw this up the flagpole and see who salutes.

When I need money fast. I simply purchase a .info domain, forward it to a clickbank link, then write articles like there was no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,107
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Mooooore Refunds? Yippee Ya Yay! Anyone else?

This is what makes our business the best business. Its not like a store where if someone buys a product, uses it, doesn't like it, then returns it.

Now you have a used product, the packaging is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 648
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Help, How Do I get Feedback On Product Without A List?

This very forum has a JV section for just such a purpose.

Just be careful, there are people, even here who will ask for a "review copy"

just to get some free stuff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Bum Marketing?Does it work

Yes, you will end up with fewer articles. But they will be unique and better than a simple rewrite.

Yes, my method has more steps, but a much better chance of being accepted by ezinarticles.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 965
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Bum Marketing?Does it work

Rewriting those articles individually would probably not be practical based on the number of people who receive them.

I would collect 10-20 articles, find the best paragraphs from those 10-20...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 809
Posted By FriendlyRob
Do some of us overthink the list thing?

1. Once we sign up with aweber, for example, we are now entitled to create as many lists as we want.

2. Many of us already write articles but too many of us send that traffic to affiliate pages...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Article Directories?

Ezinearticles.com
Articlesbase.com
goarticles.com

There are many but it you look up a few more and visit prchecker.info
the higher the number the better.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: Succeed or Die, The Story of How I Got Started.

That was my problem, too many ideas and not enough time to implement them all and see what would work.

I feel sympathy for your position though, It is possible to make more money doing this than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,317
Posted By FriendlyRob
Succeed or Die, The Story of How I Got Started.

I’ll never forget the moment when I discovered internet marketing. Well, to be more accurate, I should say that the moment I discovered internet marketing was in 1995 when I got my first computer. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,371
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: EZA So Frustrating. So i Purchased Their Premium Service

I've never really bothered because I've always got enough articles in queue that I don't really notice how long it takes to get approved.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,100
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: I Had My First $100 Day

That is very cool, this is a very important starting point. You might just be on the cusp of a break through. Either way, remember the feeling and work towards another one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,439
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: a Little Sneaky, But Works Wonders...

Now that is what I call sneaky!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,002
Posted By FriendlyRob
Re: which of these do you want...?

Surely number 6 for me. I understand the concept of delayed gratification, I just haven't internalized it yet.
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