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Forum: Email Marketing 4th December 2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By desireedavid
RE: I Have a List, Now What do I do With It?

Yes, you keep promoting other products in the same niche. The thing about it, is that people subscribed to your list because they are interested in that specific niche. So you would want to stay...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st December 2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By desireedavid
RE: best current email responder

Take a look at ActiveTrail (http://www.activetrail.com). The have a landing page builder as well as templates you can use to create your emails. I find that it's easy to use. They also have a 1 month...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 401
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Giving Things Out for Free to Visitors?

Hi Julio,

Most people who give away free ebooks write it themselves. It doesn't have to be very long it just needs to tie in with your niche and make sure that it provides valuable information.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Review about my strategy

Went to your website, and this is my opinion:

1. HOMEPAGE
-- from the banner, I thought you provide tips on building roof boxes, and that you sell them. When I scrolled down, I was looking for...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th November 2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By desireedavid
RE: These results I made, are they typical??

How many email addresses did you send out the email to? It is important to compare that to the 38 who opened your email, and the 2 who actually bought your ebook.

Try to do an A/B test between two...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th November 2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Email Marketing ?

Hello Padsall,

Welcome to email marketing! Email marketing (as long as it's done right) can help your business reach more people and improve your sales greatly.

You may want to check out this...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th November 2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Separate buyer emails from non-buyer...

I agree. This can be done by segmenting your email list. Most email service providers have list segmentation tools.

Here are the step by step instructions you can use for email list segmentation...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2016, 02:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 347
Posted By desireedavid
RE: What is the optimal keyword density?

Keyword density is not such a big deal nowadays. Google favors quality content over keyword density. But yes, 1-1.5% is the ideal. With such a small number, I doubt that you would really need to...
Forum: Social Media 25th November 2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Increasing post reach for Facebook

Do you have a blog or website linked to the facebook page? How many number of likes does this facebook page have?

You can try to lessen your number of posts. Sometimes, facebook doesn't like that...
Forum: Website Design 25th November 2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By desireedavid
RE: what do you think of my site?

Checked out your site. Visually, it is nice.

However...

From the homepage itself, it is not clear what services you offer. It merely says "Need more raving fans?" -- fans for what? Who is your...
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2016, 01:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By desireedavid
RE: How do you deal with unprofessional copywriters?!

That's what I would have done, too. Try to find out why the client is asking for their money back, try to solve the problem by correcting the error or supply what was lacking in the provided service....
Forum: Copywriting 25th November 2016, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 462
Posted By desireedavid
RE: How do you deal with unprofessional copywriters?!

Delete her and block her from all sources of communication -- email, social media, your phone. This happened to me before as well. I understand how sometimes, you get so angry because the other party...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Do I need a terms of service for my personal blog?

We normally place a terms of service on our blogs. It helps with SEO, and it makes us look more professional. It also helps with your own security and makes users feel more at ease.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Is Branding = Ultimate "Non-Substitution" Factor Booster?

I agree. This is the ultimate goal of effective and successful branding. Once you have established yourself a credible brand, then people come to you, instead of you seeking them out. But of course,...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th November 2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Why not segmenting your email list makes you a bit of a fool!

List segmentation is actually common practice. As a person who both sends and receives marketing emails, it baffles me, too, how an email that does not interest me at all gets in my inbox. But this...
Forum: Email Marketing 13th November 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Best Advice, Tips, Secrets, techniques For Avoiding The Spam Filter

At the bottom of my email, especially in the welcome email, I put a note that asks the subscriber to add us to their contact list or address book.

Best practice? text-image ratio to avoid getting...
Forum: Email Marketing 13th November 2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Email subject lines - why your subject is making your campaign flop.

Ah, those exclamation points can make you look like spam... Don't scream at your users in the subject line. LOL.
Forum: Email Marketing 13th November 2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Confused in building an email list for Shopify store. Help please!

I used to have an online store. Because it was just a small store, and I did not have a lot of employees, we used one email address to manage all emails - transactional, inquiries, social media, and...
Forum: Email Marketing 13th November 2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By desireedavid
RE: For Product Launch Sequence....

We begin with the first email. The first moment we interact with our subscribers is very important. We need to get them hooked right then and there. However, we don't normally pitch a sale on the...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd November 2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 518
Posted By desireedavid
RE: DONT EVER WRITE IN CAPITALS + more email marketing worst practices

Marketers who send too many emails is annoying. Quality still trumps quantity -- anywhere you look. When I get too many emails, I don't get excited about getting their emails anymore, and rarely ever...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd November 2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By desireedavid
Email Best Practices of Marketers in South Africa

I found a great article and would like to share it with you guys.

Marketing Manager of ActiveTrail, Hadar Graf, interviewed email marketers in South Africa. She collated the best practices from...
Forum: Email Marketing 3rd November 2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Original ways to personalise an email

Sometimes, when I have extra time, I also reply to their replies. For instance, when I send Birthday greetings, they will reply with THANK YOU. I would then respond with "You are most welcome. Enjoy...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th October 2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By desireedavid
RE: As a freelancer what’s the best balance of time?

Like you said, it depends on the current projects you have. There are times when you find yourself with a lot of free time, and there are times when you have almost no time for sleep.

As a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,836
Posted By desireedavid
RE: What REALLY motivates you in your business - the success or the money?

If you do what you love, then the money will naturally follow.

I have to be honest in saying that I am motivated by both. I like how I can tell people that I started from scratch, and that now, I...
Forum: Email Marketing 28th October 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 494
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Email marketing, whats the best day?

Morning or evening, before or after the working day. I usually send mine out Mondays and Thursdays for bi-weekly emails.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Things I wish someone told me when I was a newbie freelancer

ahhh the first year is terrible. You work hard at building at your portfolio and gaining clients. You market yourself, and you invest... And yes, it does seem like we work more hours than the normal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 248
Posted By desireedavid
RE: What is the 'ideal' amount of words on each page of a website

The way google measures quality has evolved. Keyword density is not as important if your content does not make much sense. :) Create quality content.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th October 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 29,198
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Currently doing 200+ sales a day ($8000ish) with shopify and FB - questions?

1. How did you choose which products to sell?
2. International shipping?
3. Can you elaborate on what fulfillment houses actually do for you? Is it like a warehouse that stores and ships all...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By desireedavid
RE: 5 years building a +10,0000 active Leads List, Next ..

Maybe look into travel agencies, airline companies, and the like..
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By desireedavid
RE: SendinBlue: what do you think?

It really is hard to choose the perfect email marketing platform for people under a budget. I read your review of Sendinblue and it is very informative!
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By desireedavid
RE: How to build email lists

I am not sure if this can be done on an actual ebay product listing.
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By desireedavid
RE: About markets

Here are some sites that I found for you:

Solo Ad Marketplace
Udimi
Solo Ads X

Look for groups on Facebook as well. This way, you can also get tips from actual people who buy and sell ads.
...
Forum: Copywriting 27th October 2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Becoming a copywriter

Copywriting entails a lot of hard work. Some may make it sound very easy to quit the day job and just become a freelancer. The start is actually very hard, and you may not make as much as you want....
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Original ways to personalise an email

We used to send birthday greetings with a specific discount code that is valid for their birthday week, as our birthday present to them. This is normally very well received. Our clients appreciate...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th October 2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By desireedavid
Re: list hygiene -- who does it?

I just got a message now about a list cleaning service - VERIAS. They do real-time bulk and live verification. I have not tried it but you may want to try them out. ;)
Forum: Email Marketing 21st October 2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By desireedavid
RE: What's the best to use for eNews? Aways used MailChimp but now I have to pay!

Mailchimp is a good service and they are tried and tested already. I believe Mailchimp has a good email platform. I also get a lot of emails from other mailchimp users, and it looks pretty good. But...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st October 2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Mistakes I've made when creating mobile friendly emails.

I don't use bullet points in my emails, especially if I am telling a story. I usually just put a spacing between paragraphs to make it easier for the eyes.

A couple of years ago when I first...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th October 2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Email marketing still alive!

Yes, for as long as people use emails to communicate online, email marketing will be effective. It has been even more effective because people get the exact information or newsletter that they...
Forum: Copywriting 9th October 2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By desireedavid
RE: How do I find clients as a copywriter?

Anthony said it. Start a blog and write as much as you can! You can also follow blogs and just keep reading articles and web copy so you can better familiarize yourself with the common writing...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th October 2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Using Pre Written Swipes? Best Way to Deliver

1. Pre written swipes work well, but personalized emails and content will definitely work better. Just think about all the emails or subscriptions that one person gets in a week. Maybe they have read...
Forum: Email Marketing 2nd October 2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Five strategies for growing an email list

You can also convert fan page followers into subscribers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,657
Posted By desireedavid
RE: Crazy marketing experiment to "get more sales" - the results

Yes, customers do like seeing phone numbers. They like knowing that there is someone they can call for questions or when something goes wrong. We always put our phone number at the top.

Thank you...
Forum: Email Marketing 26th September 2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By desireedavid
Re: Open rates and click throughs

Can you provide the link to your landing page?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 328
Posted By desireedavid
RE: I need help selling course online

Hi Kathy,

Thank you for your work. I believe that in this day and age, we need stress management consultants like you. This will certainly help people learn new coping mechanisms when they...
Forum: Email Marketing 1st September 2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 166
Posted By desireedavid
RE: How to avoid getting filtered into spam box?

Hi James,

Because companies and users are now more cautious about the security of the personal information, spam filters and ISPs are working extra hard to make sure that spam emails do not reach...
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