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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th August 2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,274
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: The Last Goldmine - by Jamie Lewis Review Anyone?

Ok. I gotta admit my curiosity got the better of me so I tried to buy it... twice actually. I received server errors both times. Used two different computers and two different web browsers. Now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,500
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: New Clickbank color coded risk tier accounts

This is all good stuff. What I can't get passed is the "... if your account remains in this tier after January 2, 2013" statement. I'm in the moderate green category with zero chargebacks or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 857
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Could you start an offline business for free?

I get your point, but... Can you start an offline business for free? Absolutely,Yes. Can you successfully run one without operational expense or investment over time? No. Opinions may vary but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Newb looking for some guidance

Great advice by all. Search this forum and you will find nearly all of the information you are looking for. Excellent tips, the experiences of other, lots of "how to's", and so on.

Beyond...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 742
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Is There Enough Money?

Oh, but there is an agency that regulates every type of advertising in the U.S. It's called the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Truth in advertising laws have been around for a long time, but only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 959
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: This type of marketing just pisses me off

Ah, man. The Nigerian stuff is a scam? But the two $6,500,000 money orders they sent looked so real. Want one? :rolleyes: Guess I won't quit my day job just yet.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Amazon Affiliate Question

The conversion rate will depended totally upon the product, the price and the demand. There are probably some products that do in fact have very high conversion rates. My experience has been that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,709
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: How can I make $1000 a week working online 15 hours a week any ideas?

Making $1,000 in 15 hours is sort of a Hail Mary pass, but it is possible. Here goes.

If you understand the concept behind arbitrage, you could work on a few high dollar items. Cars, expensive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,023
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Is article spinning dangerous? (Long-term viability)

I'll hone in on the long-term viability portion of your question. If you are truly going to build a business that is successful over the long run, you are going to need lots of your own good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Marketing Tools Used By Retail Stores To Convey Freshness

This is probably a politically incorrect comment but here goes. I read that article too and it struck me that this is really just a twist on the age-old auto show marketing tactic... except with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,865
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: COMMISSION JUNCTION VS CLICKBANK VS AMAZON etc.

Here's my insider information.

AZ: Best conversions
CJ: Highest revenue per click (because of the high dollar value stuff I sell)
CB: Most consistent revenue
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Why is there no social marketing thread here?

Not be flip, but traffic comes from wherever it comes from. Just because millions of people use Facebook multiple times per day, it should not be inferred that any of them will ever visit your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st September 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Adsense?

There are a whole bunch of answers to your questions. Sure, you can make money with Adsense. Anywhere from pennies to major money. But the amount of money you can make depends upon your niche,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Review pages not converting - can someone please help?

I only looked at one of your review sites but here are couple of points to consider. Nearly all of your bold headlines are questions. Instead of questions like, "What Can It Do For Me?", tell me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Site was hacked??? Need some help

Your modified htaccess does mean that someone was fiddling around in your site. It's always a good practice to check AND MAKE ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN that you have ftp anonymous logins disabled on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,398
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Refund Request - How Would You Handle This?

You might be making this harder that it's supposed to be. There really isn't much of a point to quizzing someone requesting a refund. Debating the issue with your customer, or even questioning him...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,827
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Mini-Niche Websites

Mini sites are also a great way to test a niche, just to see if you can make any money in it, before wasting a lot of time and effort. It's a lot easier to walk away from a dog niche if you haven't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: My (business) product creation plan - what am I missing?

Just getting started is always the hardest part, and you have done a great job of putting your approach down on paper. Honestly, not too many beginners but this much thought behind their start-up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: An ethical question about affiliate links in an ebook

Of course the inclusion of affiliate links in your ebook is perfectly legit and not at all unethical. Very few folks write ebooks for the "greater good" or just to be a nice gal (guy). If the ebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,055
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: How is it possible to make money by rewriting top viewed ezine articles?

There is no substitute for hard word. Rewriting articles can actually take a lot more effort than writing an original article yourself. Take the high road. Do the work, reap the reward.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,909
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: How to make $1,000 dollars a day - Easy

Your point is well-taken Diana. Most people get into IM initially to make extra money... not a fortune. $10 per day in real profit can be a lot more meaningful to someone's monthly budget than the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,393
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: I made my first sale today! Exactly how I did it.

Congratulations and thanks for sharing your success story. Your first sale makes your heart race, your second sale gives you confidence and your third sale confirms that, yes, you can do this stuff....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,148
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Free ways to make money??

Write a complete list of your skills. Pick one and design a service around it. Services can be a lot easier to sell than products. For example, if you know how to use eBay, you could sell stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,765
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Relevancy And Google...Forget It

Maybe I'm not completely understanding this thread. To make a leap from a particular video site not ranking in a controversial niche against what Google believes are more relevant sites, to a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,035
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Never buy a product WITHOUT an upsell...

Is upselling a fundamental? No. Absolutely not. It comes down to weight and perceived enhancement. The weight of the product the customer intended to purchase vs. the weight of the upsell... plus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Going to Build 8 Sites - Help Review My Plan Please

I have to agree with John. CPC can be a good indicator niche strength, although it not be your ultimate deciding factor. Why not start with the 2 as others have suggested before diving in? Building...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 884
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Can you make money in ANY niche?

There really might be money in any niche, but how much effort are you willing to put into niches with dismal payouts? If the niche is your passion, however, you will at least get some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Owning US Company from UK

Your best is to always check with legal council before entering into any business arrangements. This is especially true when you are in unfamiliar territory. Attorneys are not cheap, but it is more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Man~what exact I can do to build a website that makes money?

The two issues you have cited are the bane of IM. Few visitors... no sales. There could be a million reasons why you are not getting visitors to your site. Checking the SEO is always a good place...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 866
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: What`s Your Bounce Rate?

Don't ever get too upset about a high bounce rate... it really doesn't tell you much. If a person visits your site, gets the information (or product) they were after, and then exits, that counts as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,708
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Website vs Wordpress

If you don't know anything about html or php then Wordpress is obviously the way to go. I use both. When I'm feeling lazy or don't need to completely build out a website, I use Wordpress. Html and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Show me your expenses...

I understand the value of a P&L but my point was this. If someone sent you their P&L and it showed $100,000 revenue - $90,000 expenses generated by their product... would the OP walk away from it? ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,230
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Hate it When people Join your List Just for What they Want and Leave? (Warning my Rant!)

It's just a part of doing online business. If you don't like the folks who unsubscribe, you are going to fall in love with the ones who buy, then request an immediate refund (... and you just know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Show me your expenses...

What would you truly learn if documented P&L statements were provided?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,594
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Someone Is Selling My Ebook!

This happens way too often in IM. And I'm sorry to hear about it just the same. Others will probably give you this same advice. Contact an attorney before doing anything drastic. There are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Best Way to Promote Physical Products (like lighting fixtures)

I don't know diddly about selling lighting fixtures but am quite familiar with industrial equipment sales. This I can tell you with certainty...

You may have greater success if you focus on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,766
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: I'm A Complete Failure...Or Am I?

I cringe to think of the mountain we would create if all of us threw in our products and ideas that didn't work. Mine alone would be a significant pile.
Forge ahead. You've only identified one...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th May 2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: I thought I was just lazy....

I guess it's just unclear to me what the distinction is that you are trying to draw between those involved in IM versus those involved in real world business or those who have real world jobs. It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Have you noticed that...

There probably isn't anything particularly lucky about a white background... but who knows? A visually effective and coordinated color scheme is probably more important. Haven't ever tested B/W vs....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,978
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: $ 2,000.00 a month with INFO product YOU create...in 90 days. Here's the PLAN.

Very nice job and your points are all well taken. When starting out with IM, there is such a morass of thing to learn that many forget they actually need to get started with something definitive. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,239
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Best way to capture & present Powerpoint presentation to video...?

Wink is another option... plus does some other spiffy stuff you might need.
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th May 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: I thought I was just lazy....

I respectfully have to disagree. For the most part, internet marketing relies upon exactly the same methods used for centuries in the "offline" world. Granted, the tools are somewhat different but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,643
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: What Are The Rich Niches?

If you are strictly looking for a quick kill, try local investors or investor groups. Business consulting firms are another ALIVE industry. Of course, never rule out offline internet marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Is anyone Bored??

Every marketer has to try it at least one time. Thank God there are only 393,457 IMer's out there!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: AHHH! What a Relief to Unsubscribe to Email Lists!!

Hold on there partner! Are you sure you made the right choice? Didn't you see the Cancel Button before you bailed on all the discounted offers?

Way to go! Congrats on your new found freedom.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Are ebooks dead?

Made my day! I've got a few things just sitting here gathering dust that I'm willing to part with... but I'm confused. Which end of the bartering are you on? Can't help you if you need sheep or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Strategy for selling full length ebook?

Depending upon the quality of what you have written, you might be able to do a number of things with your manuscript. Certainly, people will and do read books of any length, as long as the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: 13 ways to find a niche

16: Talk to Loss Prevention personnel at Walmart to get a list of the most commonly stolen items. Million ways to run with that one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Buying Traffic to Get Started

Do all of the standardized stuff first... keyword research, SEO, backlinking, article writing and the like. Avoid PPC altogether if you are just starting out.

The operative word is patience......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Help, I need a plan.

The weight loss niche can be tough to wedge yourself into unless you have identified a novel approach or a micro niche. That aside, do you have SEO, traffic generation methods, keyword...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th May 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: You need money now and you want to what?

Bravo Michael! A real world problem with a valid solution.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 651
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: 13 ways to find a niche

14. Ask your wife or girlfriend what she bought lately... and why.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Can I Make Some Money From This System?

What is your specific problem? Is it "I bought it and don't know what to do with it"?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Need Some Warrior Advice

I agree with Neil. Build your site just a bit. I realize the site is CSS format, but you might consider borrowing from the Wordpress format. To add a few more pages to your site, you could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Regarding 'Bum Marketing'

It only appears that way. Even the Wild West wasn't the Wild West. Different tools and avenues to customers maybe, but it's business as usual... and as this thread points out... a lot of hard work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By DeadGuy
Re: Please critique my method of bum marketing (and a question about niche saturation)

I do agree with the others about conducting a thorough competitive analysis of any niche before jumping in. But the term "saturated" does tend to be over used. It is true that some niches may be...
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