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Forum: Mind Warriors 31st August 2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: why?

The reason that most online opportunities are marketed as "get rich" or "amazing wealth" programs is that they are marketed to people that are stuck in an unfulfilling job, and thus need these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,009
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Why Do People Want To Make Money Online?

People are inherently selfish. Dislike that all you want, but it's not changing anytime soon.


For me, I don't like people telling me what to do. I worked for other people for a long time, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Domain - What happens if

Anecdotally, I have registered hundreds of domains through GoDaddy and have never had a single issue.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How much to pay for domain and host?

If you have your domain registered with the company you host that website on, they can lock out both your domain (from being transferred) and your hosting (so you have no website) in the event they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Career path and Craigslist crawlers

Freelance software development (as with any freelance endeavor) can be very slow to get started. Have you thought possibly about working for a firm part-time and developing apps on the side until you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,167
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How To Earn $5 Per Day With Paypal?

There's also Amazon's MTurk.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Hi
Views: 296
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Hi

Hello and welcome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Video Player

It appears to be from The World's Most Popular Video Player | JW Player JWPlayer (http://www.jwplayer.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How much to pay for domain and host?

You can get simple, no-frills webhosting for as little as $9.99 per month.

Don't use HostGator, Bluehost, or 1on1. I'd stay away from GoDaddy, as well.

Also, never register your domain with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Should I put a paypal pay now button for my web design services?

What other payment options do you already have?
Forum: Warriors For Hire 19th April 2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Custom Content Created JUST FOR YOU -- US$0.03 per word -- LIMITED TIME PRICE

300 words would be $9 each; 400 words $12 each; 500 words $15 each. How many do you need?

Current turnaround time is just under 8 days.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Affiliate program without software, makes any sense?

Rather than trying to reinvent the wheel, you could just offer the product through an established platform (such as, for example, JVZoo), and tweak the settings so that the affiliate opportunity is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,704
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: What makes content go viral? Here's the secret!

Perhaps you should take it out, then?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Clothing store - how to set up and market?

I think more information is needed.

1) Why have you chosen clothing?
2) Is this reselling top names or an original fashion line?
3) What separates your web presence from the billion other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Which of these domains should I use for my start-up?

I like dotspire, but I also like nexbo. Dotspire does sound more professional, though.
Forum: Warriors For Hire 10th March 2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Custom Content Created JUST FOR YOU -- US$0.02 per word -- LIMITED TIME PRICE

A 2,000 word blog post, without graphics, would be $40.

I would need more information as to your requirements for an infographic to quote that. (Size? Number of points/facts/entries? Etc.)
...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 9th March 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Forum: Warriors For Hire 8th March 2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Custom Content Created JUST FOR YOU -- US$0.02 per word -- LIMITED TIME PRICE

Absolutely. You can include your topics and subjects along with your order.

You can place an order at Michael Thorsett | Writing Services for the Discriminating Publisher...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th March 2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,583
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Best books to recommend for success?

The Success Principles, by Jack Canfield. Excellent book!
Forum: Social Media 7th March 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Advice Please !!!

I sometimes have issues with Facebook and Javascript; closing that tab (or closing the browser) and reopening the page usually clears it up. You might try that if nothing else works.
Forum: Social Media 7th March 2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How to find the most popular twitter hastag for a niche?

I have used Powerful Tracking for Hashtags | Hashtracking.com (http://www.HashTracking.com) in the past. They have a 30-day free trial so you can see if you like their service.
Forum: Social Media 7th March 2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,651
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How do I get unbanned from Facebook ads?

Donald Wilson and Rachel Rofe' come to mind.
Forum: Social Media 7th March 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: NEED 200 ENTRIES

What types of groups are you engaged with on FB? There are a number of groups that are essentially spampools (not that I think they do any good) but if you can get into those, you might generate...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th March 2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,381
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Any Reliable hosting provider

I'll second this. I've been with them since 2009. Great support, good prices, terrific flexibility.

The only problem I have run into is that they don't have cPanel hosting. It's not a problem for...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 6th March 2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Arrow Custom Content Created JUST FOR YOU -- US$0.03 per word -- LIMITED TIME PRICE

http://i.imgur.com/LDXZTnP.png
http://i.imgur.com/dx0c6Ag.png


I cannot keep rates this low for long so ACT NOW.


5 articles of 500 words for only $75.00
Forum: Warrior Forum News 14th April 2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 79,040
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Warrior Forum joins the Freelancer.com Family

I fear change. (I know, I'm totally in the wrong industry for that, right?)

That said, I know that change is inevitable.

But please, I beseech you, please don't change things just to be...
Forum: Programming 22nd November 2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Does Craigslist Read ipv6 for geotargeting?

Another question is, why are you so defensive? I can't think of a reason for someone to ask a question such as yours and be so very defensive about it when asked your purpose behind it.

And before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: You don't know this IM secret

I see what you did there.... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: I need some help with Twitter marketing, please !

I would imagine that you are not focusing your Tweets properly. Does your CPA site focus on a particular demographic? Are you targeting that particular demographic with your Tweets?

The primary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 754
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Promote the Forum and WSO's

Oh, my. You are quite the optimist, aren't you?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,698
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Bad time for a noob to start?

My standard answer to "What can I do online to make money?" :

What do you like to do? What are your interests? What skills do you have? What do you want to do to earn money online?

If you want...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th April 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Is proofreading is a dying art?

The poor English language has suffered so much. Nowadays, especially with the advent of SMS services that allow people to communicate in the manner of retarded monkeys, it's spiraling further down at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How to create a video

I use Camtasia. It's pricey, but worth it.

CamStudio is a similar yet open source (and free) program.

I tried WMM, and nearly threw my desktop through the wall in frustration.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,191
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Frustrations of being a Writer

If you are excellent at what you do, and can provide quality beyond that of what others are providing, you will never have to compete on price.

If you are not excellent at what you do, perhaps you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Should I build a website tonight at godaddy.com

If you aren't able to set up your WordPress installation on your own, by all means, go with CodeBotics. I charge $197 for the exact same service.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Good websites for PLR content

There's a new player in the PLR game, and it's not quite had an official launch yet. But there's high-quality PLR there available right now, with more being added on a regular basis: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,191
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Frustrations of being a Writer

Never compete on price.

Never.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Should I build a website tonight at godaddy.com

Saying that you want to "sell products from ClickBank" is much the same as saying you want to compete with Wal*Mart.

ClickBank is a marketplace. There are good products and bad products there....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How do you stay focused?

I have bills to pay. That keeps me focused on work.

As far as focusing between projects, you need to be very organized. Keep in mind that you are a business owner, and as such, you have to keep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,456
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How Can I introduce 50 people per day to my MLM business ?

The biggest thing that will help you is to get away from a mindset of "making money" and move toward a mindset of "helping people" -- and I'm not presupposing that you're already in one mindset or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,461
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How many pages are your ebooks?

Long enough to deliver what you promised, short enough to actually get read and not sit on a harddrive gathering e-dust.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Don't you just hate this?

Speaking as a parent: They only want what's best for you. Whether you believe it or not, it's true. Unfortunately, there is sometimes a knowledge gap between the generations which can lead to ruffled...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,191
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Frustrations of being a Writer

The one thing that infuriates me more than anything else about writing for online clients is that they view writing as an expense to be minimized, rather than an investment to be exploited.

It...
Forum: Website Design 24th March 2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Please help with hyperlink

To my knowledge it is not possible to do what you are asking in Twitter. They allow posting of bare links (like www.google.com), but not links with anchor text (www.google.com), like that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,124
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Unique Ways to Use PLR

I don't think that high-quality PLR content sellers will be going anywhere anytime soon. The web is basically content, and people who provide quality content will always have a place at the table.
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th February 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: The Big "Make Everything OK" Button

A very useful button.

Thanks!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,421
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 386
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: What should my domain be?

Oops. PMing instead.

Sorry about that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 585
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Which is the best domain???

I'm going to be end up being the resident contrarian, here but...

It matters MUCH more what you do with the website that is hosted at the domain, than what the domain name itself is.

I'm not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How to know the Worth of your site?

I would caution against taking the word of an online, automated domain or website appraisal service to be gospel. Some have rather good algorithms, but some others are just marketing ploys to get you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th November 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Clarification on Aged Domains please

While registering a domain for a number of years is beneficial to you as a domain owner, I can't see that it would increase the perceived value of a domain name that's being sold. As a purchaser, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 682
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: The War Room - Is It Time?

I, too, wish I'd joined the War Room sooner than I did.

It is a terrific resource; just be careful not to drown in info overload. And also, USE what you find in there! That cannot be stressed...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 24th August 2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 76,589
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,256
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: Top 5 things a newbie should learn first..?

I'm not going to make a list per se for various reasons -- but the single most important factor is having a Plan. (Working that Plan is second.)

If you FAIL TO PLAN then you PLAN TO FAIL.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: How do you know what plr to create?

It would be good to get into the habit of writing a little (or, really, a LOT) every day. Don't go to bed until you've written so many words/articles/packs/whatever. Set that goal, make it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By Michael Thorsett
Re: question about PLRs

There are differing opinions on this,but I would never use PLR exactly as you receive it. There will always be someone else that also has that same content, and they might just use it "as is" also,...
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