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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What's your number 1 internet marketing advice to designers & developers?

Build a site for customers, not yourself.

That's my basic advice. I do see a lot of what you're mentioning these days. Where the dev team will build this site that looks great and has all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Can I use this domain, or am I going to get ****ed over?

Facebook is a registered trademark, so they can send you a C&D. Will they? Who knows... depends on what your site content is. If you are selling something and using their brand, they will most likely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,622
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: $10000 to change my life

I disagree with joining fiverr or the freelancing websites.

If you are good at making websites, you should start a local website design company in your area. Local is where the good money is. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Outsourcing Oversees

My decision was made after YEARS of trying to outsource to these countries. It wasn't just one or two bad experiences which left a sour taste in my mouth. It was every single one.

The work was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Outsourcing Oversees

When I get flooded with local work, I don't outsource to 3rd world countries.

I only hire and work with native English speakers. It's worth the extra $$$ to not have to sort through piles of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th June 2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Struggling to make money? This post will help you...

Stop with this "inspirational" BS to fish for thanks.

Mindset doesn't pay the bills and put food on the table.

Action does.

Go do something. Even if you failed, you learned something.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,038
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How to stop people ripping off your blog content.

You can't stop people from stealing your content.

If you have deep pockets, you can make them take it down via legal threats, but in most cases it's not worth your time, money, or effort. A lot...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What would you promote on "Facts" website?

Slap some adsense on it and see what ads people are clicking on. Let some data collect for a few months. Then, ditch the adsense and run similar offers yourself with an affiliate network.

Also,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How to choose a domain name that draws traffic

This isn't entirely true. There are plenty of popular websites that use creative spelling in their branding. Like others have pointed out in this thread, it's all about the marketing and not the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,310
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I'm In Dire Straights Here And Need Help Badly

Nobody is being salty. They are telling you the cold, hard truth.

You have to work towards your goals. There is no such thing as an overnight success, easy money, or quick riches. You should know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,310
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I'm In Dire Straights Here And Need Help Badly

Why would someone hand a complete stranger their money-making blueprint? If you bought into all those scammy and ridiculous "get rich quick" schemes, that is your own fault. You should know by now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Google Adwords To My Landing Page...

How much content is on the page you are sending traffic to? Sounds like you need to add more to get a better quality score.

The days of sending traffic to a basic squeeze page with no content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 872
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is a blog needed to sell products (digital products)?

No, you don't need a blog to sell online. In fact, I recommend against it unless you plan to blog frequently.

Having no blog is better than an outdated blog with bad information. Nobody wants to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Freelancing websites

Those sites are generally a waste of time since you will be competing with cheap overseas labor who can charge pennies. The best way to make money from freelancing is to go local, if you live in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I have a niche video site thats doing really well, I have a legal question

They can't possibly sue you for anything. All you're doing is taking an embed link, provided by Youtube, to post the video on your own site. Youtube encourages this with the share link below every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Question about splash pages

You need to ask them directly, however, I've never once found it to be a problem and I've been doing landing pages for over 9 years.

Most (if not all) will be OK with it since you are promoting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is this model going to work?

You need to break down your general ideas like fashion/health/cooking into subniches. Focus on a particular aspect of each.

For example, make a cooking site that focuses on how to cook lobster,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What's the problem with blogging?

1) It's very time consuming to maintain a successful blog.
2) Not everyone feels comfortable writing. Perhaps they just can't put their thoughts into words. Or maybe they just don't like writing. ...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 11th December 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Need a network that allows craigslist or similar traffic

I was browsing craigslist the other day and I noticed a whole bunch of those 'make money at home' and 'find a job' type offers being spammed all over the place there. Unless they are all very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Somebody spammed my website - need word of advice

You can't really control other people linking to you, so I think you found the best possible solution. Simply delete or rename the page.

It's really annoying. I have it happening to me on one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,243
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: My Wife says successful Entrepreneurs are 'born' I say that is Bullsh*t

It's a hard question to answer. I think some people are born with more drive than others, whereas some people are completely content doing the 9-5 grind and have no aspirations for anything more...
Forum: Website Design 8th December 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How do you remove navigation bar from a wordpress page?

You could simply remove the navigation bar code from the theme. I do a lot of wordpress work, so if you need some help, drop me a line.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,660
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How did you earn your first $100 online?

Running toolbar offers via PPC back in 2006. I think it was Zwinky.
Forum: Email Marketing 21st November 2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: seem like now people don't really input their email

Some people have spam/backup email addresses for forms like that, especially if your lead gen page looks spammy. It's to be expected. Don't worry too much about it though, as many people will still...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st November 2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,992
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: You have $1,000,000. Invest it.

Buy a modest house and modest car. Nothing too fancy. Invest the rest and enjoy an early retirement.

However, if I was inclined to keep working, I would definitely move out of the online business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,646
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I am not a native english speaker

Why don't you write articles in your native language? Surely some people out there could have a use for it, and there's most likely very low competition. You could also try offering a translating...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th November 2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Would you go straight for 4th base, or do a slowdance?

I'd go for B. Residual income is better than a one off sale.
Forum: Website Design 11th November 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Need Some Advice

You could do it with wordpress. In fact, I know there are plugins and even some premade themes that have a upvote/downvote type system.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: The Video Gaming Niche - How do you monetize?

Review and news sites will be hard to rank for. There is SO MUCH competition out there. Sites about individual games are much easier to rank for, and you'll get really targeted traffic.

Whatever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,177
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: The Video Gaming Niche - How do you monetize?

I've had some success focusing on individual games. Pick a game that has generated a lot of hype but isn't released yet. Create a 'fan site' for the game with forums, news, videos, etc. Monetize with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How Do You Price Your Product?

Are there other eBooks in your niche? Price similar, but slightly cheaper.

Also, a little tip I learned a while back: end the price in a 7. Such as $27, etc. From some testing with clients over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Poll: Who is Actually Making Money?

This happened to *A LOT* of people when google started cracking down hard. I remember it vividly. It was right after the **** berry craze and the government really came down hard on google for "false...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What to do with all these vistors?

Do you blog on it? If so, write "product reviews" where you review and rate products and slip your affiliate links into them. Go slow at first. Don't make it too obvious. Still need to maintain a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,109
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What would you do if you had it to do all over again?

I would have built better lists. Bottom line. That is the one thing I constantly beat myself up over to this day. I wish I was much more adamant about collecting emails and building lists on some of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,739
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Who Are The Top Marketers in The Make Money Online World?

There are lots of guys who make bank in this industry but don't have blogs, etc. They just want to fly under the radar and stay out of the limelight. I've worked with a plethora of ****/green...
Forum: Website Design 11th August 2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Honest, BRUTAL Assessment Required

Nice and organized. Logo could be better. Looks decent overall, but footer could use some work. The lines separating the text lines in the footer look out of place.

Ads should be higher up if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Critique my squeez page please

Form needs to be above the fold for sure. That's probably the main glaring issue that I saw. Whenever you create a "squeeze" page you need to keep it as simple as possible so the user isn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: IM tips from a Call of Duty Addict

YES! A video game post! lol

I game all the time. I'm a huge video game nerd. It doesn't affect my work. It all comes down to balance. Balancing your playtime vs worktime.

Also, awesome post...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,182
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Trade Off Between Loneliness and Freedom...An Internet Marketers Life

When I first quit my job to go online fulltime, I don't think I saw the sun or people for a year lol. It's pretty common in this industry.

It created some anxiety and depression issues. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,529
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What was your profession before you started internet marketing?

I worked as a cook. I worked in an auto shop. I delivered pizzas.

Thankfully, I discovered IM and web design about 6 years ago and haven't looked back since.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Did a stumbleupon listing. Got traffic... But was it from StumbleUpon?

It's probably from their toolbar/firefox addon, not stumbleupon site itself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Making Money With Stock Photos

Yes, you can.

Step 1. Find attractive/photogenic people (hire them with a one time price)

Step 2. Get professional photos taken in different settings (outside, at the computer, in an office,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 642
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Lots of traffic no online sales/HELP

Split test everything. Design, ad copy, colors, cta placement, etc. Never stop testing every possible aspect of your site.

Basically, it's all about insane amounts of testing until you find the...
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