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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 911
Posted By MattCatania
Re: How important is your face?

I feel your pain, Alexa ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,892
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Can we publish 1 unique article in many article website.

Did you even watch the video you posted?

He is talking about article marketing as an SEO strategy. Of course that's on the decline, it has been for many years.

All Cutts talks about is low...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 927
Posted By MattCatania
Re: I was 15, when I stared my IM journey.

“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” - Jim Rohn
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 927
Posted By MattCatania
Re: I was 15, when I stared my IM journey.

Elderly person? I'm 20, does that make me old? PLEASE TELL ME I'M NOT OLD!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,350
Posted By MattCatania
Re: How to Find Article Syndication Partners?

I needed to bring attention to this because I believe it to be important.

I'm going to hazard a guess and say that the overwhelming majority of people who are trying to get their work syndicated...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article writing for your blog -- still a money winner?

Shouldn't you already know how to drive traffic... I mean, you've helped "thousands of others". :rolleyes:

Skepticism aside, I believe you should review your opt-in box and the copy within it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,442
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Is Article Marketing Still Effective?

This post will surely rise to #1 in the SERPS - just look at how advanced your spinning is! ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,092
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Email Marketing for "How to get your ex back"?

I disagree - the perfect candidates for long sales copy are in fact those that are passionately and desperate for information in that niche. To be honest, long sales copy isn't the only way to sell...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Studying Peoples Auto Responder Series

It's always good to study the competition. Typically you can do a google search for the top competitors in your niche, subscribe to their lists and study aspects such as:

- Frequency of emails
-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,321
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Worst Mistake I Have Ever Made

The 'worst mistake' I've made regarding IM would have to be convincing myself (some years ago) that there was indeed information/methods that successful people had been hiding.

I spent a bit of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Ezine article traffic making a comeback

I think I may be the only one upset (thus far in the thread) that traffic is increasing. All this will do is attract low-quality spammers back to the website, making them somehow think that their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,350
Posted By MattCatania
Re: How to Find Article Syndication Partners?

There's another method you can use - it's a bit tedious, but it can pay off quite handsomely.

If you go to EZA, locate your niche and try to find 'quality' articles that you believe would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 809
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Entrepreneur with a job!

That's the thrill of entrepreneurship - the greater the risk, the greater the potential reward. It's the unlimited cap on income that can be achieved and the freedom that money can bring that drives...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 984
Posted By MattCatania
Re: What's the use of earning money when you can't spend it?

I'm not sure if you think marketers are somehow different to the rest of the population - but bills still need to be paid.

Also - you can spend however much money on whatever you fancy, it's your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article marketing snafu?

That's probably because they're writing articles solely for the purpose of creating backlinks and not focusing on the impact that those articles will have on real 'targetted' eyeballs - also known in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,295
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Pen Names

'Richard Head' could easily replace this if your alter-ego is somewhat insensitive and obnoxious. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Are you an email marketing expert??

I find that too much is often harmful. When people are faced with too many choices they tend to choose nothing at all.

The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Are you an email marketing expert??

'Ditching a list' is a personal preference, some on the forum would never do it, whilst others (Paul Uhl for example) claim that non-buyers are culled from his list on a regular basis. I'm really not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Are you an email marketing expert??

Generally, subscribers are opted into different lists to segment your buyers.

Typically, you start with list #1 and offer them a standardized product that fulfill their wants and needs. Once they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 846
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Are you an email marketing expert??

You'll need to expose them to offers more frequently. Generally it takes 5-7 exposures (of the same product) before a prospect is willing to take some form of action (eg. Buy from you). This is an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,871
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Spinning Articles

Fixed that for you (:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,635
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Hacker Warning

Don't listen to this advice.

He was merely asking you to try it with YOUR OWN domain. How can you install malicious scripts if it's coming from your website?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,730
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Do you use same article on your site and article directories

There's ALWAYS somebody who's #1, #2, #3... etc. IF the website you were sending targeted articles to suddenly 'bombed from the SERPS' then, as logic follows, somebody else will replace them (by the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,841
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Can you make $10,000/month selling a product on Clickbank?

What are you talking about? You got your question answered, "is it possible?" and the answer was yes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By MattCatania
Re: How much research you do before you refer a product to your list as an affiliate?

You're missing the most crucial element here - CHECK OUT THE PRODUCT YOURSELF.

Is it a quality product?
Does it match your customers interests and needs?
Does the product meet the expectations...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,169
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Money Is In The List, You Can't Be Serious

There might be quite a few reasons as to why you didn't make any sales from your AR list - these may or may not include:

- Obtaining (or lack of) high-quality, pre-targeted traffic
- Your skills...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article Syndication Question for Alexa Smith

Here's a few:

Ezine Directory | Newsletter & Ezine Listing Directory (http://www.ezinelisting.com/linkexchange/)
http://www.ezinesearch.com/search-it/ezine/
BestEzines - Email Newsletter Peer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By MattCatania
Re: It's 2022 And Google Just Went Out Business......

By 2022 I will have amassed a fortune from my online ventures - so much so that I could probably just retire and live off what I have earned.

Of course - my business isn't based on SE's at all, so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,471
Posted By MattCatania
Re: 1000+ Subscribers a day...

Yes, there is a free (although I don't like to use that word) method that requires you to pay with time instead of money.

If done successfully - you can get enormous amounts of HIGHLY-TARGETED...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By MattCatania
Re: An Example of Brilliant Marketing

A video:
- That has been viewed 23,000,000 (EDIT: 40,000,000) times in 2 days
- Is trending on Twitter
- Has been syndicated EVERYWHERE! (newspapers, TV news, radio, social media)
- Is something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,130
Posted By MattCatania
Re: List Building: Building a Relationship is NOT Always the Best Approach

It's funny you say this - not two days ago did I hear this exact same advice at University whilst sitting in my consumer behaviour lecture.

I don't think that people believe they can have the best...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,545
Posted By MattCatania
Re: An Article I Would Have Paid $1,000 For

The undeniable truth is, YOU CAN!

The article wasn't loaded with obscure language that only the highest of educated beings could decrypt. It was written in simple terms which allowed others to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Do you think people will buy ebook on Football(Soccer)?

^^ This!

You can angle it towards soccer (football).

Some ideas may include:

- How to improve your sprint speed.
- Increase your striking power (something almost every striker would want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article submission

How is this a bad thing? It was long overdue and is widely accepted by article syndicators.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,321
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Final Blow to Ezine Articles, I've had enough!

Exactly - there are so many wonderful people who selflessly give away information that would turn them a hefty profit - all for free.

The best thing, in my opinion, is that they do it on a daily...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,321
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Final Blow to Ezine Articles, I've had enough!

Keep fighting the good fight, Alexa.

Trust me when I say that there are people out there who are willing to listen and 'go through the motions' of proper article syndication.

You've helped...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article syndicators (esp - myob).

With regards to the OP - which ever way you decide to outsource will ultimately end in profit if you find and/or train the right people.

I was merely viewing it as more cost effective (in terms of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,474
Posted By MattCatania
Re: What made you start Internet Marketing?

Being quite young, I've realised that my chances of succeeding are sky-high compared to others who may be 10 or 20 years older and have mortgages and bills to pay.

I figured, "why not?"

Also -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,555
Posted By MattCatania
Re: The Most Overrated And Wrong Advice Given On Here: TAKE ACTION...

Very nice thread! I agree and tend to think of all worthwhile action I take as 'imperfect action' and the time-wasting action as 'distraction action'.



Just out of curiosity, where'd you go? :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Why Don't Ya'll Just ZIP It...

The only thing worse than having files located two folders deep is extracting files to a specific location and having them appear individually... that's the difference between 'extract here' and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Why Don't Ya'll Just ZIP It...

WinZIP was sooo 1990's...

All the cool kids use WinRAR nowadays. :p

For entertainment value, I thought I'd also add this in:
YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,823
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article Writing is NOT good advice for newbies!

You've outlined one of the fundamental beliefs that is driven into every reader of 'Rich Dad, Poor Dad' right here. I love this.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,592
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Warrior quiz! Your grandma will be killed by ninjas if she doesn't come up with some cash!

I completely understand, and don't take it personally... I was just trying to put it into the perspective of a newbie. They may want the answers that had been shared in this thread and more - which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,120
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Help with buying an email list

There is no way I would ever, ever, EVER buy an email list.

Try to think about this logically - why would somebody want to sell hundreds of thousands of leads in the forex niche when they could be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Can I still leverage this article?

Firstly, let me congratulate you and say that you've taken a step that the majority won't take... and that's taking the required action to write an appropriate article and actively seek out places to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Can I still leverage this article?

... it must be Article Marketing 2.0.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Could you do again?

How would somebody who has gained the experience of running a successful business not be able to replicate their success again?

I'm sure it would take a lot less time to get up and running again...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Can I still leverage this article?

Of course you can re-use the article, it's yours!

I'm sure the publisher purposely intended for it to go on their website instead of their ezine - but it's possible that they could link to it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,696
Posted By MattCatania
Re: $600 worth of Clickbank refunds this month. Sick of it.

The first person that develops software which will allow the destruction of files the second a refund is granted, or encrypt the ebook itself so that it's unreadable, is somebody who will be well...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,976
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Why can't I set the preferred domain?

As zaco stated - go back to the webmaster tools and verify BOTH the www and non www versions of your website. Since you've already put the code within your website all you need to do is click verify...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By MattCatania
Re: List Of Ezines for article marketing?

At the time of me writing this, it stands as:

Advertising/Marketing - 155
Biz Opp - 80
MLM/Network Marketing - 13
Internet Marketing - 112
Health/Health Care/Fitness - 69
Dating - No specific...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Who's REALLY Making $$$ Online?...Honestly.

Care to back up your "statistics" with credible evidence? (Perhaps with some references?).

Also, why would people--who have no idea who you are--want to publicly reveal their income to YOU? How is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By MattCatania
Re: which article directories you prefer using after panda?

If your primary goal is to rank content on EZA then I'd strongly suggest that you keep your money. You'd only be wasting $97/month if this is your sole approach.

EDIT: In fact, I see no benefit...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th January 2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By MattCatania
Re: which article directories you prefer using after panda?

^^ This!

People started proclaiming the death of "article marketing" because Ezine Articles had a huge drop in traffic.

Little did these people know that the drop in traffic came from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,775
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article Syndication - It's All a Big Scam

Can't tell if troll, or just ignorant.

Well, best of luck to you - however your "business" pans out
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,775
Posted By MattCatania
Re: Article Syndication - It's All a Big Scam

IMO, you're missing the point of article syndication. You could be leveraging your efforts far more effectively, but each to their own I suppose.




No offence to you at all - but this the...
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