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Forum: Social Media 16th July 2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 943
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Is Snapchat still around? Anyone still on it? Wanna try their new subscription service?

Seems like something even more useless than Quora's new Quora+ subscription.

Can't see why anyone would buy this outside of teenagers looking to brag, or insecure boyfriends / girlfriends with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 244
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Create a new Youtube channel to make videos in another language or stay the same?

Definitely a separate channel.

There will be virtually no crossover in viewership. People will find their preferred language and only watch the videos that cater to it.

What'll actually end up...
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Tracking specific clicks in emails for each contact

ActiveCampaign can do this with the use of automations. I use it to better understand the individual interests / pain points of leads, so better tailor my message when I reach out to them manually.
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Forum: Beginners Area 31st March 2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 477
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How to make a profit from an email list?

Ouch. If even a good chunk of those were buyers, especially in that market, that list was likely worth an incredible amount of money. It still can be, but a full year without contact really hurts...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 962
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Which keyword research and competition tool can you trust?

I've tried the majority of them, and ended up sticking with SEMrush for most things. Overall estimated volume of search traffic isn't really that accurate with any of my websites, but that's to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By James McAllister
Re: For Content Marketing, what's the most respected online course?

Can't comment on any of these courses in particular, but...

If a course can save you hours and hours of research by consolidating it all in one place, why wouldn't that be a good use of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2019, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 774
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How Do You Choose Your Topic For A Successful Lead Magnet?

It also depends a lot on where the traffic is coming from and what target audience fits that topic.

In my case, the lead magnet shared on my blog is meant to have wide and near universal appeal....
Forum: Social Media 2nd June 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,970
Posted By James McAllister
Re: An Influencer with over 2 Million Followers Couldn't Sell 36 T-Shirts

Jesus.

Marketing stunt or not, people have the wrong impression that more followers equates to more sales, or that people good at growing Instagram accounts are also good business people.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st April 2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Second Life --> Experiences From Any Warriors Out There??

I think it's a video game.

If there is any marketing potential, this time would likely be much better spent (for most people) elsewhere.
Forum: Email Marketing 20th April 2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By James McAllister
Re: What's your favorite ba-bye message for emails?

I try to tie it into the call to action.

If I'm asking them to click on a blog post, I may use something like 'See you there!' where if I'm asking them a question I'll say something like 'Looking...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th April 2016, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Do people really Hate Pop-ups!?

Some people hate them more than others. It doesn't change the fact that they work, and they work well.

Much of the hate towards pop-ups comes from the entrance pop-ups that pop-up before you even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By James McAllister
Re: what was your age when..

I believe anybody can succeed in running a business at almost any age. I was just lucky enough to have my eyes opened to the possibilities early on.

I guess if I were to be honest, my first...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,776
Posted By James McAllister
Re: On Christmas Day? Seriously?

I sent out a carefully-crafted email blast on Christmas and it was one of my most engaged emails all year.

Bear in mind I wasn't promoting anything directly, but still.

I'd hope anyone that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Best Place For Udemy Info?

I'd check out the courses on the topic available on Udemy. Udemy has a course of their own on actually creating and structuring the course, and there are successful instructors who have released...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 998
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Why don't people keep their domains and hosting all in the same place?

I don't know about everybody else, but for me it was just a cost thing. I haven't touched the domains in a long while, they are set to renew automatically, so it just makes sense to go wherever they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Do You Know Of Any Good Courses On Site Monetization?

You'd probably be better off figuring out which monetization method you want to target and looking for courses around that specific model. Better to really get into a few than try everything under...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By James McAllister
Re: which premium best wordpress plugins should i use?

What problems are you having? What are your goals? Buying plugins just for the sake of buying plugins doesn't make any sense, to be honest. And since you haven't told us anything about your business,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,338
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Your biggest moment?

It really was! But it was incredibly scary - I was 17 at the time and was not too comfortable talking on the phone, so being in a conference call with so many big names was frightening. I was shocked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,338
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Your biggest moment?

When NBC contacted me and asked if I was interested in interviewing a television producer, among a few other high-profile people.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,101
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How can I make 1 million dollars/ month?

It's dead simple. Find a scalable system that can consistently make you $1 a month. Then put one million times more time and effort into it. Before you know it, you will be making a million dollars a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd October 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Important link building methods

Yes, plenty in fact, in which you can have complete control over.

Interestingly enough, you seem to be focusing all of your time and energy into the one method that is completely out of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By James McAllister
Re: What sort of products sell irrespective of niche?

Anything you'll find on the shelves next to the cash register at a retail store.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th October 2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Building your own laptop

Building your own laptop from scratch is practically impossible.

If you want to build a desktop, the only thing you have to worry about in most cases compatibility wise with the motherboard is...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 18th October 2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Youtube Video ranking software

You can't game the system.

If ranking on the first page for competitive keywords was as easy as using a piece of software, than everyone would be doing it, YouTube search would be a disaster and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Chargebacks

It doesn't matter how great your product is, you're still going to get people doing it - often for the most ridiculous reasons.

Consider it a cost of doing business and move on. If it's bad, ban...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th October 2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Do you add your new posts to your auto-responder?

Not every one - only the best of the best. I do send out an email marketing every new post to people who have completed my autoresponder sequence, however.

I also believe it's very important to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,516
Posted By James McAllister
Re: kindle book authors -

Yeah, it takes somebody reading 270 pages of a book to make what we used to for a borrow. It's kind of ridiculous and the vast majority of Kindle publishers took a huge hit, myself included.

It's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th October 2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 971
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Westboro idiot gets pounced. He didn't have a chance :)

WBC is a joke.

This one has always been my favorite - Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church Website LIVE - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 968
Posted By James McAllister
Re: I'm Resigning...

I strongly disagree. Having the 'follow your passion and the money will follow' mindset deludes people into thinking they don't need to treat this like a business and prompts people to carry out dead...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How to move forward with site about health, games, and inspiring stories.

You can own a blog, or you can own a business. The former is fun, but the latter will make you money.

All successful entrepreneurs do things they don't want they do, and they continue to work and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 968
Posted By James McAllister
Re: I'm Resigning...

Yep, and this is the problem with so many people. They start a business based on MMO because it's something they're interested in, but they have nothing unique to bring to the table, in one of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Narrowing Down a Blog That's Too Broad

I wouldn't get rid of the site, but I would start focusing in on one smaller sub-niche and focus solely on that from here on out until you feel you are able to expand back out (if you wish to do so.)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Reddit Issue - Help

That means that sub-reddit doesn't allow link submissions.

Make a text post and put a link to the article within the post.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How to analyse business on a competitors site?

You'd get a far more accurate look at what you're aiming for by analyzing the market rather than a competitor.

You don't know how effective your competitor is at reaching their target audience....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How to Promote Your Business Through Blog-Comments/Forum-Posts

Every word that comes out of your mouth (or in this case, posted on the internet) is branding you in some way. Even if you're not able to link directly to your content, you are still building an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By James McAllister
Re: ANYBODY HERE Getting Traffic From Forum Signatures???

When I did post here consistently it did generate a few leads per day. I still get new email subscribers from posts I've made ages ago, so that's nice too.

It's more than just signature clicks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Making a video course?

If you're just starting out talking over PowerPoint slides is a great way to do it. Read off your script and edit out mistakes or re-take sections if you mess up, listeners will never notice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,384
Posted By James McAllister
Re: The 11 Steps Formula For Earning $3,000 Per Month With Single Page Website

If you think Google is going to send any substantial amount of traffic to a one page website, especially in a market as competitive as dating, you're out of your mind.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 473
Posted By James McAllister
Re: At What Point Should Business Owners Expand?

As soon as you're comfortably able to and the expansion will result in an increased net profit.

I don't know why you'd wait. Of course, you want to make sure whatever you're working on now can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,174
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Who here is having success with blog commenting?

I have had huge success with blog commenting but I think of it as more of a networking tool than a traffic generation tool.

Obviously spamming is 100% pointless and annoying. No, I set out to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,521
Posted By James McAllister
Re: What does it feel like being the Boss of your own company / startup?

Yeah, deep down inside I know you're absolutely right. I mean I genuinely enjoy the work I do so it hasn't bugged me a lot, but when it's getting in the way of enjoying time off it's clear it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,521
Posted By James McAllister
Re: What does it feel like being the Boss of your own company / startup?

It's a job and also a lifestyle. I always feel the need to be working. In fact, I feel guilty when I take time off to do other things because there is always more work that needs to be done. It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By James McAllister
Re: How many posts does it take to succeed?

The amount of posts on one's blog has very little correlation with their level of success. But hey, you seem like you've been trying hard so I'll give you a bunch of constructive advice that I hope...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Are Adsense ads based on site content, or page content?

As far as I know Google's ad crawler works on a page-by-page basis, so in your example the page about running should show ads based on running.

However, if you have interest-based ads enabled and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Amazon free kindle question

If you list the book for sale somewhere else for free, Amazon can (but that does not necessarily mean they will) price match it. The easiest way to do this in my opinion is to list it free on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Driving traffic from Udemy to own website

I have ~2600 unique students on Udemy, although it should really be said that they are Udemy's students because you are incredibly limited with what you're allowed to do with them.

That being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Needing some motivation... making a living from one website or more?

I wouldn't aim for creating a website, I'd aim for creating a business.

I make a living online through my business, but my website itself hardly makes anything. It is only one part of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,749
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Making $1 MILLION DOLLARS ??? Really? That's ALL You Want To Earn?? LMAO

People should aim high but 1 million after taxes certainly is a lot of money. Heck, I could retire on 1 million and live off of $40,000 a year until I'm dead, accounting for inflation as well.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,148
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Making Money: Let's take a poll!

Man, those people buying traffic on Fiverr must be filthy rich. ;)

Here's my list:


Selling my own products.
Selling other people's products.
Selling my services.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Selling premium Udemy courses are profitable?

I have a course up on Udemy with plans to put up a few more. I also sell an improved version of the course on my site as I make more per sale that way.

I'll tell you though, 50-60 hours is WAY...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Affiliate marketing

Check this thread out: All-In-One: Traffic Tips. (http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/877078-all-one-traffic-tips.html)

Personally I'd use PPC and constantly tweak...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Facebook Ads w/h Clickbank?

Sending people directly to the offer will convert much worse than if you captured their email, sent them through a sales funnel, and then send them to the actual product sales page.

If you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 493
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Affiliate marketing

If you care about long-term sales or consistently growing your income at all, your next step would be to actually create a list.

At the very least, capture people's email with a squeeze page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Why or why not udemy?

I have a course up on Udemy at the moment. I also have an improved version of the course available on my site.

Udemy takes 50% of the sale price if the sale is made through organic search, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 829
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Blog commenting value

Blog commenting is incredibly valuable, but moreso of a networking tool than a traffic generation source on its own (although it can still generate a good amount of traffic as well.)

You'll want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,969
Posted By James McAllister
Re: Don't Follow Your Passion...Carry It With You...

People who blindly tell people to "build a business around your passion" piss me off to no end because that's not good advice at all. That's a lie designed to make you feel good so you'll spend more...
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