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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,216
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: What Are The Top Web Hosting Sites That Internet Marketers Should Use?

Just avoid Hostgator. Like you owe them money. Seriously, this is the worst hosting company currently in existence.

There are tons of others for shared hosting that are cheap and won't pull...
Forum: Website Design 3rd October 2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: I'm finding for a membership software

I just spent two weeks researching membership plugins...and then attempting to use them. Here's my 2 cents:

1. It really depends what you need the membership plugin to do. I was looking for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Ebook and Membership site-How to get started

Hey, I just did this and this is my experience.
You need:
1. A membership site-oriented theme. These sorts of themes make it easy for your members to navigate the members area. I was going to go...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Anyone ever share website profits in return for management?

I just want to clarify - my initial post was pretty short.

The websites mentioned are profitable and they've proven quite passive and steady in their earnings. But I've also not taken the time to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Anyone ever share website profits in return for management?

Thanks for the helpful replies!

@Nicole Sakoman - whoa, 3 years is a really long time. I've been looking for a few months (on and off now) for PT VAs and it's been pretty stressful, even in that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By cupcakemonster
Anyone ever share website profits in return for management?

I've been searching online - both on Google and this forum - and I can't seem to find any answers about this. Hell, I don't even know what it's actually called.

The closest thing I can get to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,297
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Ridiculous: Can You Really Make Money With Internet Marketing?

Yea, but the mainstream media says a lot of things that just aren't true. People who're going to read and believe that without trying it themselves probably aren't going to be very successful at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,269
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: A lot of IM products blow!

I'm just getting into info products (I know, I'm a late bloomer) and not in the IM niche but I just bought 2 in my niche and they really, really suck. I have free content that's better than what I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 7,183
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Which niche made your 1st $100?

Hilarious. Thanks for sharing - made me smile.

My first $100 was in the dating niche. Competitive but the aff programs pay like $50 a lead so I was pretty excited :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,341
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Is it possible to make $100 a day online?

How much you invest has nothing to do with how much you can make. Don't read any more ebooks and stop trying various methods. I think I invested about a $100 when I started for domains, hosting and a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th December 2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,673
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: 13" or 15" inch Macbook Pro for making money online?

Definitely the bigger one - the 13" might be slightly more portable, but bigger is better especially when you're staring at the screen all day and also don't forget you are going to be typing a whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By cupcakemonster
Anyone use ejunkie?

I'm thinking of selling a cheap info product on ejunkie but not sure if they display my PayPal address to the customer (or if it shows up as ejunkie in the payment). Does anyone know the answer to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,750
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: How to promote an affiliate site in 2015?

Instead of building an "affiliate" site, why don't you build a site around a topic which also sells affiliate products?
Write a bunch of articles on topics that people in the niche you're targeting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By cupcakemonster
How Long Did It Take for Your Site to Get Traffic/Become Profitable?

I'm seriously baffled.

About a year ago, I created a really good website (if I do say so myself). It's in a niche that I already have a well-performing site in so I know the niche is profitable....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 639
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: How have you improved in Internet marketing?

I think this is one of the most important things I've learned: You can't do it all yourself.

Well, you can. But it really puts a damper on your quality of life and makes it damn difficult to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Copied Entire Website - What to Do?

Wanted to post an update on this. I filed a DMCA notice about a month ago. It took me about an hour b/c I went over every single page on the plagiarizer's website that was stolen from mine and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Copied Entire Website - What to Do?

@art72 - I just replied to your email, but now that I'm reading your messages. Our thieving schmucks sound very similar. Mine is also spinning my content and his site is hosted with Google. I didn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Copied Entire Website - What to Do?

True - the writing is abysmal. I actually just emailed the guy - some schmuck in India who seems a little too eager to start making money on IM :) - and listed all the pages he was to remove...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Copied Entire Website - What to Do?

Thanks for the link - do you by any chance know if it only applies to 100% word-for-word duplicate content?

I just ran 2 of the articles for uniqueness and it's 50% unique - but all the points,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 905
Posted By cupcakemonster
Copied Entire Website - What to Do?

Hi, I'm hoping someone has experience in dealing with this.

I have a website in a small niche that's been doing quite well. Recently, I noticed another website popped up for similar search terms....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By cupcakemonster
Sell My Site or Keep It?

Okay, so as my title says...I'm really unsure whether to sell my site or not.
It's 2 years old now. It's generating around $600 - $1,000 a month. I haven't had to update it in forever. And it still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Monetizing a Well-Trafficked Niche Site

Thanks! This one's doing quite well - my other 1-year-olds are underperforming :)
It's mostly information content - like, 95% of it and the rest is reviews. It's in the health niche and there are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By cupcakemonster
Monetizing a Well-Trafficked Niche Site

I created a niche site a year ago, populated it with well-written content, and basically left it alone since with monthly updates. It's already monetized through AdSense and Amazon Affiliates and...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 19th October 2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,415
Views: 176,554
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: $0.75 Article Writing! The Cheapest Unique Articles! Limited Spots!

Hey Adie,
Just read through your reviews and want to order some product review articles, but the links above aren't working.
Are you still doing product reviews? If so...how do I order some? :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By cupcakemonster
Mastermind Group vs Mentoring? Thoughts, Opinions?

It's been nearly 2 years since I started IM-ing and I think the time is ripe for me to...socialize with other IM-ers.
I've made good traction on my own (a handful of sites, around 2K a month) but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,471
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Best Keyword Research Tool For Finding Your Target Market

I'm not Backlinko, but I agree with the markets before keyword research mindset. Some of my earliest sites had zero keyword research and they're doing well since I wrote articles based on what my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,691
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: You Know You're An Internet Marketer When...

Lol.

When you're perplexed grandma keeps asking why in the world you can't find a real job.

When you haven't used your alarm clock for months and roll out of bed whenever you want with no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Does anyone ever really know what they're doing when first starting?

Lol. Totally relate. It's been over a year for me and I have very little idea of what I'm doing most of the time. Still, I've done okay :)
I guess that's part of the fun with this, though. There's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By cupcakemonster
Building a Private Blog Network...Anyone?

Moderated: This is the place to post this:

Warrior Joint Ventures (http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-joint-ventures/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By cupcakemonster
To Promote or Not to Promote: What are Your Thoughts?

Hey guys,
I have several websites, some of which are doing quite okay. The thing is - I haven't really spent any time promoting any of them. I got a few article marketing backlinks for like 2 of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,626
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: how can i make money from content creation

I second this. Selling your writing might let you make a quick buck, but it'd be a better investment to spend that time building your own sites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,377
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Who are the decent guys

Sorry to get all buddhist proverb on you, but ever heard the saying..."When the student is ready, the teacher will appear?"

Honestly, the first and most important person who should care that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,495
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Frustrated About This IM Culture

If you could take a little bit closer look to all the sales pages out there, they're so pumped and passionate to say what they have done, and now it's the time to give back or will help you change...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Newbie Help, Anyone ?

You totally can, you know...

I left the US sometime last year and have not looked back. There are places in the world with good wifi, very affordable and awesome living standards...and beachfront...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Newbie Help, Anyone ?

Hello guys..

My name is Dhruv & I am a teenage student from New Delhi, India. I am a total newbie to all this internet marketing & business stuff, and I hope you guys could help me out with some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,643
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Can't we all just work together?

Mike - people do share. A LOT. The thing is that...there is no real blueprint to IM success (or anything, for that matter). Every IM-er on this forum has different opinions on what works and what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,167
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: If You Only Have $1000 To Invest ?

I second Alexa Smith's advice: to put $900 in the bank and get started actually building something with just $100. That's enough money to cover domain registration and hosting. I might even spend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,205
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: New Enemy For Internet Marketing?

This ad blocker thing has been around for awhile, no?

Also, contextual affiliate links work the best - ad blockers won't have much effect on those.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 671
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Comments on my blog

You'll be bombarded with these spam comments in a short while. Sign up for Akismet - it's free - as soon as you can and spare yourself the time wasted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,880
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: I need to turn my life around

You're totally right - having a good degree doesn't guarantee a job but you do stand a better chance of getting a job with a degree.

I'm not the biggest fan of formal education - I have a double...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,239
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: I'm new and I've mooney to spend whats the best route to go down?

I'd honestly forget that I had any money at all and approach the IM world as someone who needs to totally bootstrap everything. I'd do that for at least a month, focusing on sussing out free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Accountability Thread: How to Take Responsibility

An accountability buddy might help, but I don't think it's necessary.

The toughest part is the beginning, but just get started on something and the ball will get rolling on itself. Just get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 4,401
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: IM FAIL FAIL FAIL! It hurts :(

AsianCasanova - I think a lot of us here feel your pain. That being said, it doesn't sound like all was in vain. You have some sites. You have the experience. And you obviously have shown that you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By cupcakemonster
What to Do About an Old, Deteriorating Website

The very first site I made is sort of a mess. The domain name is crap. The design is pretty crap and the articles are loosely related, to say the best (targeting one HUGE niche, with a bunch of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th September 2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,104
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Does Anyone Get Arm Ache When Using Their Computer ?

I had this problem a few months ago and it got pretty bad - to the point where I started freaking out about it. My advice is - DON'T ignore it. Most of us IM-ers spend a lot of time on the computer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: My Progress So Far + Solicitation for Advice from Experienced IM-ers

Thanks for the responses, everyone. It seems everyone thinks I should sell a few of my sites. I've honestly been a little reluctant to get rid of any of my sites since 1. I know I could make them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Have a website, have plenty of traffic - Which ads are best?

AdSense isn't that hard to get approved for at all and despite what I've read about their "strict" policies, they've been really reasonable in my experience. I've found that affiliate links should be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By cupcakemonster
My Progress So Far + Solicitation for Advice from Experienced IM-ers

Hi guys, today's a happy day for me. It's the day I realized I'm now making a little over $2K a month from my websites. It's been a long journey to get here and there's been a lot of work and I admit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Flippa Buyers - Please Enlighten Me

That's not what I mean by crappy at all. Some of the sites I regularly frequent for info are not the most visually appealing, but they have solid info.

This yoga site, on the other hand, is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Flippa Buyers - Please Enlighten Me

Hey guys, I had to bump this thread. I kind of can't get over this Flippa auction:

It's a site that sold recently on Flippa for $8K - https://flippa.com/2926551-cool-yoga...t-on-autopilot...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: List Building for Newbies - How and Why?

Thanks for all the great answers! For those of you who have lists on a few different kinds of sites, have you found certain niches to be more responsive to lists than others?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By cupcakemonster
List Building for Newbies - How and Why?

Okay, everyone seems to be really, really into the list building thing and it sounds like a good idea but I don't entirely get it.

I have pretty good traffic to 4 of my sites and I want to take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,533
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: How long did it take you to hit the $1K a month mark?

Thanks for all the responses guys!
I'm happy to report I've finally broken the 1K a month mark :)
Looking forward to the 2K a month benchmark now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Flippa Buyers - Please Enlighten Me

I actually read that guest post a little while ago - thanks for writing it, it's very helpful, especially for someone about to buy something off Flippa.
I think #3 in particular is really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: How Many Websites Do You Own?

Really? Just 2 months? I found that it usually takes around 4 - 5 months to really know. But then again, I don't do any promotion - yea, I know, stupid but it's just soooo boring. My sites are left...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By cupcakemonster
Re: Flippa Buyers - Please Enlighten Me

Even that is astonishing. If you're a buyer planning to invest several thousands of dollars on a website, wouldn't you have enough know-how to be able to spot crappy SEO?

Assuming that many...
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