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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,310
Posted By rbates
Re: A Little Advice From a 13 Year Veteran

Hi Mark. Glad you're back.

Just a quick question. You mention in point #4 about "Understanding your offer".

What exactly do you mean by that, and what considerations are needed
in order to...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 19th December 2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By rbates
Re: [New!] Most Updated Product Creation Course available for REVIEWS

I must admit, I got hooked on the ad. I think it's the
"Ole' Timey" photo that got me.

Anyway, if you still need a review I will crank one out for you.

Be forewarned, I will tell you what I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,061
Posted By rbates
Re: Your internet marketing & information product creation formula

The first thing that comes to mind is Sales Hype!
Forum: Beginners Area 9th April 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By rbates
Re: List Bought of 15,000

Some thoughtful hacker, who somehow managed to get into my
blog directory, was able to put in a program that sent me email
addresses to my inbox. I had accumulated over a thousand
of these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,382
Posted By rbates
Re: 5 "Boring" Steps To Internet Profits That Might Offend You

A nice little acronym that is (at least in part) incorrect!
Maybe just a little too broad.

First, what is "One Course", and just how much is involved in "One Course"?
Say I want to be an...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st December 2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 339
Posted By rbates
Re: How to get rid of frustration

Frustration comes and goes.

You don't eliminate it, you learn to deal with it.

Once you learn to understand yourself, and what actually
gets "Under your skin", only then will you be able to ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
Posted By rbates
Re: Which offers convert on safelist traffic?

What would be your alternative? I'm not a fan of most of these programs, but
I think that just saying "Don't" without offering another suggestion (or two) is
like being out of toilet paper and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By rbates
Re: Learning IM require time and patience, but life doesn't waiting you... What to do then?

It sounds like you have a very low opinion of yourself.

You are also discouraged. I am not certain of this, but I think that
there is some unwritten law that states that if you go into
internet...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th October 2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By rbates
Re: Why I am Liking Udimi Again

Is it my imagination, or is this an ad?
Free advertising - NICE!
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th September 2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 465
Posted By rbates
Re: How Do Highly Successful People Stay Positive?

C'mon, why bother. You folks can at least try to say something intelligent.





I do think that not being poor is, at least in part, a major incentive
for many people to strive for riches,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th September 2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 532
Posted By rbates
Re: Refresh Your Mind?

The first thing that I will say is that anyone who is overloaded
with projects, that is taking on too much at once.

the next thing is to prioritize, and organize what is
needed to be done into...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th September 2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,031
Posted By rbates
Re: Self-Discipline Book

I'm not sure what "Do it all" means, but certainly you give
solid reasoning for Comparison Shopping!




Love It! Bottom line is that no matter where the information comes from,
YOU are in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 524
Posted By rbates
Re: How do I become a professional plate spinner?

I love your "Plate Spinning" analogy. You will do well.

Yep, time, work, and learning what works (for you) and what doesn't
is what this Ball Game is about.

The best advice that I can give is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By rbates
Re: Need some help. Swipe Files

I keep letting a few of the top marketers send to my 'Inbox".

Quite often I get a very similar "Pitch", but it is usually not the same.
It is for the same product, but the copy is usually changed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By rbates
Re: How to move from Fiverr to my own business?

You can do the same thing that you are doing, only from
your own web site (as Brent suggested).

Keep your customers email addresses (if possible) and let them know
that you that you are in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By rbates
Re: What are the top current money making trends?

And I thought that I would be making money just hanging
around a forum. Silly me.

I suppose you could play the stock market. You can do
that online too.

Products or services. Sell one or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By rbates
Re: How can I start affiliate marketing with JVZoo network?

First, setting up a blog is fine, but have you defined (at all) what kind of "Ideas, tips,
and guides" you will be promoting? As mentioned, what is your "Niche"? Why are you
online? How do you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,406
Posted By rbates
Re: How I Sold 985 Copies of an Affiliate Offer in 5 Days (Step by Step)

This is great information, but I do have a couple of questions.

1. Do you buy the programs before you sell them to see if they are any good.
If not, how do you determine if they actually are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 952
Posted By rbates
Re: How to make money online as an 18 year-old?

Great ambition.

Look through a few of the threads and topics, then use the
"Search" function to see what is being said about whatever
it is that you are interested in.

Then come back and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By rbates
Re: Is Dating A Good Niche To Get Into?

I think that the word is penis, but I have been wrong before.
We are adults after all (although I have been labeled as questionable).

A far as the dating niche goes, I take it you are not talking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By rbates
Re: troubleshooting sales

If you are getting a lot of traffic, then
my best guess would be that it is either
your copy and offer (whatever that may be),
or you have not targeted correctly, or both.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 399
Posted By rbates
Re: Are there a certain number of posts needed for a WSO?

"Mate, to be honest... I started 2 days ago. So a lot to catch up."

Okay Gabe - that gives you two more days to get things in order!

Just kidding, of course.

I don't know that there is any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By rbates
Re: Does the name of your domain, business, or product really matter?

The K.I.S.S. principle in action. Who does not look
for "Simple".

It is an interesting study, but one that many might
have easily guessed at the outcome.

That is another reason why it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,040
Posted By rbates
Re: Making money

I think that just telling you to do this or that is
doing you a disservice.

It is true that you can make money by freelancing,
selling affiliate products, Fivver, and so on.

Any method is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,290
Posted By rbates
Re: Help me to make money online?

Try doing just ONE thing. Spreading yourself in many directions was the
exact same mistake that I made when I first started.

Just because something doesn't work after 2 months does not
mean...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By rbates
Re: If you have no money, is this the place to be?

Steve - extremely well stated information,
and I could not agree more.

I also did the trying to get by on that shoestring.
The shoestring wears very thin in short order, and
then you're left...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 365
Posted By rbates
Re: I am new and I want to win money to start investing

Sorry, but "Easy" is not what usually happens for people starting out.
The concepts are simple, but the process usually takes time to learn.

I don't know if "Winning" was the word that you were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 707
Posted By rbates
Re: Starting an online business

If you are going to continue to make excuses, complain, and give reasons
why things are too difficult, hard, impossible, etc., then why are you even
asking questions here.



People ARE giving...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By rbates
Re: Are there any good books/courses on how to sell digital products on ebay in 2017?

You will be better off selling digital products on Amazon if
you are interested in the millions of people.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 7th September 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By rbates
Re: What is the best CHEAP e-commerce platform

If you try to begin with 50,000 items, then you will be spending all of
your time finding things to sell. Not everything is worth selling.

Do you even know what you want to sell?
Do you have...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th September 2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By rbates
Re: Jim Carrey Used Visualization and the Law of Attraction to Become a Successful Actor

I think that I am going to overuse this word again, but
I will do it anyway. The word is "Action". You can't
just think something and have it happen. You Visualize
various aspects of what you...
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th September 2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 371
Posted By rbates
Re: Health Sacrifice for Productivity?

You have certainly created quite a Buzz with your semi-"Off Topic" topic.

There is no reason why you cannot change your ritual. It does not take that
long to develop new habits. At the very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By rbates
Re: How to use content rewriter?

All I can say is - AMEN!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 399
Posted By rbates
Re: How to use content rewriter?

I tried to use a "Spinner" many years ago when I first started online.
The results were always really bad. It took more time to clean
up the spun article than it did to just write from scratch.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By rbates
Re: Online Personality assessment tool

Most online tests are set up for personal use.

If you are looking for a test to use professionally, then
you may need to have a professional license, or at least
be sponsored by someone who is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th September 2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 569
Posted By rbates
Re: How do I find a mentor?

Who else could it be in? Not a mentor.

I have not had good results with the mentor approach.

I spent a lot of money, only to find the this mentor had some
personal issues and was unable to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,479
Posted By rbates
Re: Do people "enjoy" internet marketing?

Wow! it looks like you have finally answered your own question.
Great answer by the way!

Roadblocks are roadblocks, and whether you are a seasoned marketer
or fledgling marketer, nobody likes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By rbates
Re: Clickbank campaign not running as expected

The one thing that you really need to pay attention to
when using Facebook advertising is the targeting.

You need to re-check who you are targeting your
ad to, and revise it as you go.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By rbates
Re: mailit

There are very few guarantees that are worth anything, let alone
a guarantee that is permanent. Other than that, your question
makes no sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 368
Posted By rbates
Re: Struggling to Define Target Audience

Part of your information says that you want to do affiliate marketing.

Another thing that you might consider is to go to some of the affiliate
sites (Warrior Marketplace, JVZoo, Clickbanck, etc.)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By rbates
Re: 1 Terribly Difficult Concept To Embrace But Which Will Help You Build A Thriving Business

You are a blogger. The best blogs that I have seen are those
that write these amazing articles that give more value in one article
than most so-called marketers give in their paid garbage.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By rbates
Re: How to Engage Visitors on My Site

First, let me say that it sounds like you have done some work, and
have some idea of where you want to go with your project which
is certainly a step in the right direction (to use an over-used...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By rbates
Re: How valuable are Ezines for driving Internet leads and revenue?

What an understatement!

Ezines had their day. They were maybe effective once upon a time,
but they now have little or no value when it comes to marketing.
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd August 2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By rbates
Re: Where is your focus?

My focus? Staying focused!
Forum: Email Marketing 16th August 2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By rbates
Re: What to do with a huge email list for a gym

A list is usually used to sell something to subscribers. The list is
also used to give out information - that ultimately will end up
creating sales.

So,

Run Specials
Offer Special...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,290
Posted By rbates
Re: Help me to make money online?

If you have something specific to ask, you would be better off
starting a new thread (topic). Other than that, read some of these
posts, they all deal with MMO.

By the way, it seems to me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,290
Posted By rbates
re: help me to make money online??

What you are asking is not silly, funny, or absurd. What your question
is, is one that has been asked a Trazillion times on this forum.

There are a lot of ways to make money with the internet. ...
Forum: Website Design 10th August 2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By rbates
Re: Which website builder do Internet Marketers use?

Unless things have changed with recent versions of Wordpress, I have
not found Kompozer to be a good choice, as it does not very often
format very well in WP.

Learning a bit of basic html code...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By rbates
Re: Looking for a reliable niche

Unfortunately, I have never heard of such a thing. Most traffic must be
worked hard for - especially the free traffic. You can buy traffic, but you
still must sell, convince, earn trust, etc.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd July 2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By rbates
Re: A Possible Scam, Despite their 2x Money Back Guarantee.

Yes I also saw it.

What they don't mention is that you must follow
their process EXACTLY.

I clicked through to see what their criteria was,
and one of the thing that you had to do was...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd July 2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By rbates
Re: Focus On Opportunity Not Positivity

Okay, so how do we "Pre-Program" ourselves? Are we already
pre-programmed, or do our parents and peers program us
as we grow up (sounds like another thread to me)?

and,

What is actionable...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd July 2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 247
Posted By rbates
Re: "My best" is an empty statement

Why even think in terms of "Best"?

No matter what you do, isn't it a matter of doing it RIGHT?
Do it right and the outcome is usually something on
the positive side of things.

Lots of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By rbates
Re: So many options, where to start?

Wile E. - Where ya' been all my life?

Great post! I was going to write a reply of my own,
but I do't think that I can add much to yours.

I guess the only thing I can add is be patient and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By rbates
Re: Help a newbie to start an online business.

Hard to disagree with Wile E.

I am still dismayed at the number of people who
continue to want everything done for them.

Instead of just asking for help to "Start an online business",
maybe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By rbates
Re: What everyone wants, and how to get it!

Spartan - it is refreshing to know that you don't want to
spend $997 on anything marketing related, especially
when you are first starting out.

There may be a few things that are worth that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By rbates
Re: What everyone wants, and how to get it!

All that I can say is "Thank You" my fellow marketers.

I knew when I wrote the craziness that someone would
likely take it seriously. If you did not take it as silliness,
then you probably did...
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