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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,145
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How do you hide affiliate links on facebook fan page?

You could always create a review page or sales page on your own domain and link to that. I've written one review that's made me $120 for a couple hours of work, plus you can possibly get that ranked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 935
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How you earn money?

I just buy solo ads to build my list and promote affiliate offers. I should probably create my own product to earn more, but it works. Even one list of 300 subscribers has made me $80 from one email,...
Forum: Social Media 13th May 2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Instagram and Google

You can do one of two things in my opinion:

1. Go all in: follow your max of 7500 targeted IG accounts over a month or two, interact with your own followers, run contests, collab with other...
Forum: Social Media 12th May 2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Instagram and Google

Unfortunately, Instagram doesn't allow clickable links in the description AND they don't pass tracking data to Google Analytics, so it's tough to tell how many people visit your site from there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: What Comment System Should I Use on my Wordpress Blog?

It's pretty simple: There's a free plugin, plus the option to import existing comments. The only issue is that the import isn't perfect, or at least it wasn't for me. If you like that comment system,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Any Quality Paid Traffic?

Facebook works pretty well for me. Every ad I buy I get quite a bit of traffic and end up getting subscribers and ad revenue from my YouTube videos, and I don't spend much.

For example, I spent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: What Comment System Should I Use on my Wordpress Blog?

I've tried multiple systems and keep going back to the original system. I have a good number of mobile users and the other comments don't work well with mobile. My spam is through the roof, but it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Fitness Forums that Allow Signature

There really isn't anything worthwhile in my opinion. The bodybuilding dot com forums do get enough traffic so even a plain text link might work, but only if you set up a clean looking tracking link....
Forum: Social Media 1st November 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,377
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How do Instagram accounts grow virally?

6 Things:

Good, consistent photos
Explore Page
Following Tab (inside notifications page)
Shoutouts
Shares (from own account, or followers)
Auto like bots

I've seen accounts go from a few...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 671
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Your Opt-In Box

I just collect email. I used to collect the name (and even phone when I did MLM), but I ended up getting a lot of fake names, so customizing emails wasn't a benefit. It's really up to preference, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By gjohansson1
Do you have a backup email marketing service?

I decided to get back into IM today, and everything was going great: mood, excitement, and action.

I was preparing content to promote to build my list and out of nowhere, GetResponse turned into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Inspiring message from Mike Rowe (applicable to newbies)

Decision is the key, followed by action. That's where results happen and results help with happiness, at least in my experience.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Inspiring message from Mike Rowe (applicable to newbies)

Agreed, and the best thing that can be taken away from this is what you said. Sometimes doing things that you don't want to do can help you reach those goals.

For example, the job I have now is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Did you know both aWeber and Getresponse have useful blogs?

GetResponse has a great blog! I follow Aweber's as well, and learned a lot from each. Also, they both have helpful tips (usually blog posts, but not always) on their Twitter accounts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,745
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Which Niche Is Better? [Weight Loss v. Make Money Online]

It's really up to what you practice more. I know some people who make a killing in the fitness industry (weight loss/muscle building), but I struggle to gain a single subscriber. I've been stuck at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,672
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: [Youtube Q] One Long Video Vs Several Short Videos - Which is better?

It depends on the type of video. Slideshow presentations and tutorials get a MUCH better view retention for me.

I've done a lot of talking head videos and they generate email subscribers for me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 894
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: What Do You Do About "Pain In The Butt" Subscribers And Followers?

As far as helpful replies referring to spelling errors or dead links to affiliate offers (which stinks by the way when it's out of your control), I welcome all feedback and thank them most of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Am I tracking correctly? Hmm...

The only stat that really matters with video is visitors vs subscribers in my opinion, which you'll see with these a/b tests. It's not about the video itself, its which video/variation is performing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 972
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Have your broken your 4 minute mile? Making Your First Dollar Online

I knew I heard this somewhere! Thanks!



It's definitely motivating and I feel as if making that first sale is just a skill that can be developed. Same goes with making that a consistent income....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Which List Should I Sell Solo Ads Too?

That's some strong advice right there! Seriously!

I've had customers that still buy from me from over 2 years ago and dozens who never bought again. Over 1200 who never bought anything though lol...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How Often Do You Email Your List?

It's definitely a question of your own personal testing for your own list.

A list I had in the MLM niche hated daily emails and I had multiple daily unsubscribes, although I made a lot more money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Selling the same product too often?

Definitely interesting data you have there.

As I'm constantly building my list, I'm always mailing to new people so it won't ever truly get saturated, although the overall response rate may drop....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Am I tracking correctly? Hmm...

I thought I answered that in the a/b testing, but what are you trying to track in the video?

Test autoplay vs non autoplay
Test video vs text only
Test powerpoint style video vs talking head...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Selling the same product too often?

See, that's what I was debating about.

I do have a separate customer list too, but the only thing that's a pain sometimes is when the customer initially subscribes with one email and is a customer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Selling the same product too often?

It wasn't really a question of value, just the offer itself.

I promote one main affiliate offer, and always share new tips on building lists regardless of who buys what.

I appreciate the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How can I promote an affiliate link here?

Whoa, wait a second...

Of course you can promote affiliate links on WF!

Just not direct linking, which is pretty much a
waste anyways (in my opinion)

What you can definitely do is build...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gjohansson1
Selling the same product too often?

I've got a handle on list building and I'm
actually making money from it which feels
great!

For those who are in a similar position: I have
a question, but a few more details first...

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Am I tracking correctly? Hmm...

The only other thing I could think of is doing an a/b split test.

Google Content Experiments inside of Google Analytics will allow you to do this fairly easily when you follow the instructions.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,113
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Best place for opt in - sidebar, footer, pop up?

I have forms all over the place which generate pretty decent results for me. Here are the options I use or have used in the past.

1. Feature box on homepage
2. Sidebar
3. Post footer
4. Blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Need Advice on Purchasing MLM Leads

Buying leads hasn't yielded me much results for when I was in MLM.

I bought 250 leads from a broker recommended by my company, connected with 65ish people, and didn't close 1 single sale. I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Opt In Form: Require the "Name" field or no?

I only ask for email address to boost those conversions. You build that know, like, and trust over time by providing what your subscribers signed up for (and beyond) in the first place, not by using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 954
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Solo ads not are safe anymore

I've only had one bad solo so far, but I can see where the problem may come up.

There has been a big push for starting solo ad businesses in the last few months. Not just the ads you see on WF,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Whats With All the ad.fly Threads!?!?!?!?

Adf.ly was my number 1 traffic source in 2012!

...for eating up bandwidth and my bank account (lol). $150 invested, 1200 subscribers, 1 verified OTO sale for $17.

Actually, those numbers don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: What is an email list and what do you do with it?

Hm... of course I don't know much about what you do, so all I can do is relate it to what I do.

I focus my business around one main product, but there are countless supplemental products that I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Best service for e-mail list?

Follow ups are emails you can pre-load into the system that go out at specified intervals.

You can showcase your core content and whatever else you might need.

Anyways, Mad Mimi (free) might be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Best service for e-mail list?

They are all monthly fees. You can pay for Aweber or GetResponse for the year, but I don't recommend it.

They all start at around 20 and up per month.

I'm really not sure of any other services...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: What is an email list and what do you do with it?

What gym do you go to?! Haha

I go every single day and not one person knows a thing about running websites and I end up doing Q&A sessions at least once a week lol

ANYways...

Your list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Best service for e-mail list?

In my opinion, there is no point of getting a free service.

I've dealt with some and the results were less than desired.

The go-to services for me are:

Aweber
GetResponse
Trafficwave
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 521
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Do you Only Google? Or Do You Also Bing, Yahoo, Ask Or Other?

LOL I just Google'd Bing to see what it's like...

It's definitely habit, but also that it's integrated with Chrome (of course) as well as my Gmail, G+, and YouTube accounts which I use heavily.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Book on Solo Ads

Yes!

YouTube
Safe-Swaps
Solo Ad Directory
2 Posts on my blog :x
Ultimate Guide To Solo Ads

I see you're promoting MOBE on your site, Matt Lloyd has some solid training inside his course...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Are you proud to be an IMer?

Wow this is quite a bit to think about!

I completely understand where you're coming from! I felt a similar way for a while when I was promoting an MLM business, but what I found is that the people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Cheap Traffic Success!

I've had one lucky sale on Clixsense and one on Adf.ly and that's about it.

My subscriber to sale conversion rate was around .1% which I guess isn't too bad for the price of the traffic, but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: YouTube Video...

That's awesome! Gotta love those random sales!

I usually do YouTube videos in bursts and reap the rewards for a while then do it again.

I posted 20 in January, 5 in February, then 27 in March...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: (newb) Is Alexa important?

I used to use Alexa (dot com) as some sort of measurement of a website's worth.

I quickly found out that it's meaningless.

For example, my domain gets about 4,000 unique visitors per month and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,352
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: best techniques to get visitors to a squeeze page

The best techniques are one's you're actually doing! :)

For me, my primary landing pages get the best results with guaranteed traffic (PPV type stuff) and solo ads.

My blog also adds about 100...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: A Quick List Building TIP fOR SUCE$$!

Of course I agree with you but it's smart to build both at the same time.

I would never recommend relying on affiliates to bring you buyers, but I'd suggest ADDING that too building a prospect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: I will spend every dime I earn to achieve my dream

Start building an email list with a software like Aweber.

I have been online for a couple years and nearly all the sales I've made have been because I built an email list. I just wish I started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,732
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Solo Ads...My journey

You should definitely set up some content to share with your subscribers that will help them with whatever they subscribed for in the first place.

You should also have a product to expand on that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,820
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How many posts per month do you blog?

Let's see... I've published 104 posts on my blog
in the last 10 months which is just over 10 per
month on average.

I keep going back and forth between posting daily
and posting weekly. One...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,416
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Smart Safelist Traffic

I cannot stand using the actual safelist as a traffic method as the responsiveness is horrible. You're lucky to get a 2% click through rate.

BUT

I can definitely recommend purchasing a contact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: How to build a list ?

Here is a simple guide that I use and recommend:

1. Open up a GetResponse account
2. Get your product (or affiliate offer) link ready
3. Create a webform and have GetResponse host it for you
4....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 951
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: I posted some blogger posts and look the page views!

For some reason unknown to me, Blogger likes tracking ALL pageviews, even your own. I recommend integrating Google Analytics (free) to get a more accurate view of where your visitors are coming from,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Where's your wordpress.org site hosted?

I almost switched to BlueHost myself, but I've seen 6 or so fellow bloggers complain about their sites going down multiple times in the last few weeks. Deal breaker for me.

I see you're on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Automated Direct Message in Twitter

You're going to get much better results on Twitter actually interacting with others. I've gotten hundreds of visitors from Twitter without automation tools.

I used to automate everything, and it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: List building: Promoting the squeeze page- only

Well good to hear that you're focusing on promoting your squeeze page and the reports!

The only thing I am confused about is what were you promoting before? Affiliate links?

I guess I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 833
Posted By gjohansson1
Re: Internet Marketing Without A Website

Since you'll be promoting a website anyways... why not build a list before promoting that affiliate link? Create 2 weeks worth of valuable follow ups leading back to that affiliate link.

Funnel...
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