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Forum: Warriors For Hire 7th June 2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,196
Posted By Ash R
Re: Design a logo,banner,ebook or dvd cover and Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied

So far I've had several things designed by Nauman, and they've all been superb. Quality of work is excellent. If you're serious about growing your web business then you need to look professional, and...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 15th February 2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,196
Posted By Ash R
Re: Design a logo or banner.Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied(limited time offer)

Recently received another header from Nauman and just placed another order for a logo.... His work is beautiful, he understands specific requirements, and working with him is a great experience!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,172
Posted By Ash R
Re: LinkVana?

kentutz, BMR allocates posts randomly. All posts you submit to their network have to be high quality.
The main cost with BMR is not the monthly subscription fee, it's the cost of unique posts.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,172
Posted By Ash R
Re: LinkVana?

I agree that the financial investment of setting up your own high PR network isn't worth it to most people. However, between BMR and LV you'll find that despite the 20% deindexed domains and 50% PR0&...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Ash R
Re: Your life depends on it!!!

Why does your life depend on subscribers?

I've heard of your life depending on earning more...

Also, you do know that not all subscribers are equal, right? If you plan on earning from your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ash R
Re: The Best Backlink Network??

I used BlogBlueprint when it first came out, but the indexing rate is extremely low and basically it doesn't help rankings at all.

BMR was great when it first came out, but these days most of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Ash R
Re: Private Blog Links the ONLY Thing Working?

Personally, private blog networks are one of the best things for me right now. First it was BuildMyRank, but most of their sites are now PR0 and PR1. So I started using private blog network vendors...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,172
Posted By Ash R
Re: LinkVana?

You can run a test to decide which network you should use.

Having said that, you'll find that the consensus is that LV is pretty bad in terms of ROI. It's a lot of money each month, with very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Ash R
Re: Protecting your site from outsourcers copyright infringement

People who write for me know that they turn over all writes to the content to me. I also use Copyscape vigilantly (got burned early on and learnt my lesson). Finally, I try to upload my content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Ash R
Re: Best way to declare income on the 'about' page.

I know a very successful affiliate who says something along those lines. He goes on to state that a percentage of his income goes to X charity. This can be a great idea, depending on your niche,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Ash R
Re: Looking for experts who are content rich (less hype)

I'm not about to recommend any experts to you, but you have to ask - what's in it for them?

Note that I'm not saying to let them have a pitch-fest either. Plus, to get any expert to agree in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By Ash R
Re: Dragon speech recognition

Be prepared to spend a few hours training it. Also, I believe the lowest price is on ebay, but you may want to shop around a bit if you're a bargain hunter like me :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Ash R
Re: Health Marketplaces for Affiliates?

prograde supplements and vitamins :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By Ash R
Re: Can I still leverage this article?

You could ask the site owner to link back to your site. He might not agree. But either way, get your article indexed and link out to some authority sites, then backlink it - I've had non-unique...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By Ash R
Re: Fitness & Weight Loss IM - here's what working for me

Hey b2 - that's awesome, sounds like you're a trainer? In that case, you're taking local SEO to a whole new level :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By Ash R
Re: Is your Traffic Strategy Killing Your Business?

That's a great post OP. Maybe we could discuss some types of traffic methods?

For instance, there's obviously SEO.

Then there's social media.

There's also PPC/AdBuys - but most newbies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By Ash R
Re: Looking for Unique Ideas on how to make money online.

Every method is unique.

Your main concern is to start earning without spending much, right? I suggest you start with SEO then, and do some list-building from your websites. Build good quality...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Ash R
Re: Is there any writing website for Indians?

Post on warriors for hire. Offer some free review articles to experienced members. Once you've got reviews coming in, you'll get clients. The warriors for hire section is a great place to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Ash R
Re: Affiliate Marketing Help

There are sooo many options out there.

Seriously, focus on a niche first, maybe network with some people who are doing well in your desired niche(s). Ask them what's converting well for them....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Ash R
Re: when does website gets banned?

First off, I guess by "banned" you mean the Google -900 penalty, whereby your site gets delegated to the back of the SERPs. I've had this happend after a lucrative site got a manual review.

Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Ash R
Re: Is there Something Wrong I am doing

Some keywords just don't convert and pay out as well. It doesn't sound as fun, but a lot depends on your kw-research.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By Ash R
Re: Amount of traffic for $10 a day?

It varies on the niche and keyword. For buying keywords, CTR is higher, since buyers are desperate to buy, and most of the ads are pretty enticing and say things like "sale!"
Plus, CPC is also...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 14,213
Posted By Ash R
Re: For those using Market Samurai - Read this

Ouch. I'm a MS user for kw-research purposes. But there are so many good kw-research programs out there now, I wouldn't stay on with an overpriced monthly subscription. And yeah, their rank tracker...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Ash R
Re: Is AdSense a good choice?

$100/month is easily doable with adsense. But I recommend going for niches that can be monetized in other ways as well, eg through product/ebook sales, or even banner spots for local businesses.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Ash R
Re: SEO Strategy for Local Businesses

Hi Kolohe, for most local businesses you can add some articles to increase onpage seo - eg for a hairdresser in melbourne, I might add some content with keywords, eg "Darren is a hairdresser in...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 23rd January 2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,196
Posted By Ash R
Re: Design a logo or banner.Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied(limited time offer)

Just noticed the guy above asking about Fiverr vs Nauman's work. As a client, I have to say - you just can't compare the two, the graphics Nauman creates are really beautiful and I don't say that...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 30th November 2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 950
Views: 69,196
Posted By Ash R
Re: Design a logo or banner.Don't Pay A Dime Until You Are Completely Satisfied(limited time offer)

I order some banners from Nauman and his work was outstanding. His team is very accommodating and he is very professional - a pleasure to work with. The banners he created are beautiful.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Ash R
Re: Building an email list. Noobish questions

Let me give this a shot:

1. What's the optimal number of follow up messages in my case?
Depends on the niche. Seems like your niche is to quit smoking. So it's more evergreen and not so trendy....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Ash R
Re: Noob question about Product/service launch. What do you do?

Personally, the best way I've found is to focus on JV partners and affiliates. Good affiliates are overwhelmed with products to promote, although it may vary by niche.

Personally I like to try to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Ash R
Re: EMAIL MKTG Question:

A self-hosted AR has issues that most commercial ARs don't have. If people aren't confirming, then they are most likely not getting your mails. Is your server set up properly?

This is one of the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd November 2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Ash R
Re: My Accountability Thread: Waking Up Earlier

Thanks for your support guys, but sleeping in is one of my body's favorite things - doesn't matter when I go to sleep, etc. I really need to find some kind of daily early-morning committment!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By Ash R
Re: Need ideas for an email opt in form

Hey Billy, I like your stance on providing value. Why not visit similar sites, like Men's Health or GQ or whatever bro-blog is in right now ;) See what they're doing. You can offer quirky things like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ash R
Re: You've just blown $200 on a soload and got over 100 opt ins- what next?

Hey Regine - I'm with you on the need for coffee! :D

I'm glad my answer helped - however, don't be put off entirely, it is still possible to earn off a thoroughly blasted list too, you just have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Ash R
Re: Dilemma about ebook: Offer it for free or sell as a product?

Hey Stong - definitely finish your sales page first and then modify the product so that it's more in line with the sales page.

Congrats on taking the decision to sell it! From my experience,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ash R
Re: Any dental PLR / E-books out there

I saw some on the resell-rights-weekly gold members section. I'm fairly sure some of the Warriors who do PLR have PLR on dental stuff :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Ash R
Re: FB Connect vs Email signup for a website?

I prefer traditional email marketing since I like having control :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By Ash R
Re: My tip for building your list

This is a great tip. Giving away free content is a good way to get subscribers.

In the past, people used to article marketing. But these days, potential subscribers are more likely to check out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By Ash R
Re: Improving Open Rates of emails?

Open rate stats are generally flawed, I prefer to track click-throughs and conversions.

Having said that, there are a few things you can do to increase open rates.

One is, writing better...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By Ash R
Re: How to Build an Email List in the Weight Loss Niche

I got started in the weight loss niche with a high-traffic blog. I had an opt-in form and a freebie, people opted in and I built that list.

This is one of the easiest ways to go about in a niche.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ash R
Re: You've just blown $200 on a soload and got over 100 opt ins- what next?

I know you asked Dan, but this is what I've learnt -

(Some) Solo ad sellers tend to blast their lists with solo ad after solo ad. Same with swappers.

So subscribers on these lists will sign up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By Ash R
Re: Email newsletter: follow-up sequence to weekly newsletter

I tend to use segments based on when someone signed up.

Getresponse (from memory) has built-in segments such as "subscribed in last 7 days" and whether or not a subscriber is still in the AR...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,623
Posted By Ash R
Re: Affiliate Declaring in WSOs?

Just wanted to chime in with Kecia here for a moment. When i buy wso's I usually try to read between the lines of reviews and see what the reviewers actually say about the product.

Most people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Ash R
Re: Dilemma about ebook: Offer it for free or sell as a product?

Hey stong - it's up to you, but I've that I got my best ROI when I offer products as paid stuff via affiliates. Learning to be a vendor isn't too hard.

But yeah, you can definitely do both - but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Ash R
Re: Dilemma about ebook: Offer it for free or sell as a product?

I think you're definitely better off selling it.

Contact people to be affiliates and give them 100% commission - you won't earn anything, but you wouldn't have earned anything if you gave it away...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By Ash R
Re: I aim for $100/month from email marketing - how can I achieve this?

This depends on what kind of subscribers you get and what kind of relationship you build with your list.

It's not about the size of your list - it's those two factors.

If you sell a product and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Ash R
Re: ran into millions of quality email/names from an employee at my company (legally!)

Legally: you can email someone out of the blue, as long as you have an unsubscribe option, that's not spam. Disclaimer: I'm no lawyer, this is only personal opinion, etc

Ethics: I won't go there....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,874
Posted By Ash R
Re: Width for Salesletter for WSO

I wrote my last salesletter in an html editor, uploaded it, took a screenshot and then linked to the screenshot image. I've been wondering how other people do it! (And yeah, I matched the background...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ash R
Re: You've just blown $200 on a soload and got over 100 opt ins- what next?

Webcore, that's so true. My very first list, I didn't have much of a plan, and had to create an autoresponder series in a rush!

I would've done much better if I'd created the series first and had...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Ash R
Re: My Accountability Thread: Waking Up Earlier

Hey, thanks for your support guys! I'm already feeling more enthusiastic about maintaining a good morning routine :)

Also, I am definitely a morning person! I love early mornings, I'm much more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By Ash R
Re: Need some help on a possible high converting product for my future email list subscribers

Hey Alex, getting freebie seekers is easier. It depends on the niche and where you market though - in some niches I've seen the same conversion rates at $3 - $7.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 764
Posted By Ash R
Re: Do free reports/ebooks have to be long?

I have a different take on this: it depends on where you're marketing it.

If you offer a free wso, for instance, it better be great quality. Because folks here are sharp, expect a lot, and your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,623
Posted By Ash R
Re: Affiliate Declaring in WSOs?

Yep, most reviews are from customers. Some people get free review copies to provide a detailed review and they usually declare it.

Affiliates don't make any money even if they post a review in the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By Ash R
My Accountability Thread: Waking Up Earlier

I'm desperately trying to wake up early in the morning. Working for myself means I can do whatever I want, but I feel terrible if I wake up late - that's like wasting half the day.

However, my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ash R
Re: You've just blown $200 on a soload and got over 100 opt ins- what next?

Melvin, building a relationship with people who've been swapped and solo'd is sometimes tough going, but that's what you've got to do.

Take some time to build your subscribers' trust. Remember to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By Ash R
Re: ebook creation service

There are a couple of folks on the warriors-for-hire thread who have great recommendations. You could start from there, it'll probably also cost you less.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,407
Posted By Ash R
Re: To People With Big Email Lists: How Much do You Make per Subscriber?

I have to agree with Redpill about the money being in the relationship :) That's why some folks find that their subscribers become more valuable over time as the trust factor goes up. In most niches,...
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