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Forum: Mind Warriors 12th July 2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,561
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Is Wealth and Riches a choice?

It absolutely is a choice.

That doesn't mean it is easy, or it is fast, or it is painless, but it is a choice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 556
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Newbie to IM where to start?

Treat it like a business, not a hobby.

There is a difference between running a business, and having a job as an Internet Marketer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Good Opt Ins?

Who is your target market and what problem of theirs are you solving? Make your report about that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: This is my Biggest Roadblock!!

Niche selection doesn't need to be that complex.

Following a passion or interest is a great starting point. You need two things for your niche to provide you with real opportunity. You need the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,744
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Have you made $100,000? I need $100,000 USD

This is what the lottery is for. And notice that most people who play the lottery are not wealthy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,807
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: $19.95 VS $19.99 ?

Doesn't really matter. As a lifelong Chicago Bulls fan, I often end my products with .23 so I would sell at 19.23. I've tested all over, and can only speak for my market - for them makes no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 972
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Do you think Internet Marketers are entrepreneurs?

Either someone is an entrepreneur, or they are not. Choosing to utilize internet marketing in their business doesn't change that... There are plenty of people who use internet marketing in their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Which Would You Pick? Problem or Solution?

Depends. What would your target market be searching for to find you? And, why?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: The Science Of Pricing...

I've just been spending lots of time on pricing recently. It is one of those subjects I enjoy... Thanks for the graphic!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,085
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: I desperately need help understanding why my website isn't getting conversions.

I agree with most of the tech points above, so no need to repeat those.

My take is different: you mentioned, in your first post, lots and lots of information. You talked about the back end, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: How did you choose your price point?

No need to comment on WSOs, that is not my target market. I honestly don't get the WSO market place anyway. Played in that pool one time, don't think I'll go back in. (Although I think it would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: How did you choose your price point?

Craig, I appreciate that. I'm ok with going through the process myself, I'm curious to hear from other business owners about their own price points. If they chose low or high, and if they are still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Currently writing an Ebook how do I host it?

Perhaps I am misunderstanding, but if your ebook is about how to earn money online, shouldn't you already have your own pieces in place about hosting and where/how to move your customers through the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By WarrenPeterson
How did you choose your price point?

Hey all,

I'm prepping some pre-launch pieces and am currently going through the age-old pricing process. Over the years, I've had companies with prices all over the map (not within the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What would you do if you won $10,000,000? - Follow your passion....

I didn't say that at all. If someone is doing work they actually enjoy, of course that would help them to feel happiness. That is not the same thing as creating a business based upon a passion,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,940
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Guess who is going to have the most profitable business?

I think this was one of those trick questions, where everyone reads too fast and misses the actual question. There is zero information provided to answer your actual question. In fact, there is no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,822
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What Is The Best Niche?

I think clearly the best niche is: BACON

I mean everyone loves bacon, right?

On a more serious note, you have great answers already. There is no best niche, and what is best for me might have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What would you do if you won $10,000,000? - Follow your passion....

1) No, money cannot create happiness. It is a tool, nothing more nothing less. The person using the tool determines what is created. Likewise, the use of money both solves and creates problems, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,109
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What would you do if you won $10,000,000? - Follow your passion....

This is correct. Far too many people have ruined hobbies they once loved, because now they have to monetize their hobby. Once you move from being a hobbyist to running a company which needs to earn...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: I never Start Threads But I Need Advice

Don't focus on any of that right now. The tactics and strategies are nice, but you haven't mentioned a critical element.

Who is your target market? Who are you going to be selling to?

I'd...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd April 2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: In need of some Mentorship

Take some time to learn marketing itself - not Internet Marketing, just marketing. People often jump past good old marketing, and (IMHO) that is a big mistake.

In terms of figuring our your...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd April 2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: The more you charge, the more people respect you?

Yes, and a big reason for this is the expectations and mindset of the client going into the relationship. Clients who pay more have a more vested interest in the outcome and are looking for ways to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 796
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: When do you know you studied enough self-improvement materials?

You have studied enough when you spend more time studying than doing. If the studying side has become the work side, then you need to change your habits.

But you should never stop studying,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: PICK ONE: Interested, Committed, or, Fully Committed?

He was speaking and helping folks prior to his online videos, but the videos really sent him to another level. So a bit of both I guess, youtube wasn't his starting point, but is where most people...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: One Tip for Entrepreneurs

Understand you are running a business, not trying out a new hobby.
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,205
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Motivation is useless : Self Confidence is the key : Read the REALITY of the world

Mostly agree, but these two lines I do not agree with:

"Losers try to solve all problems all the time, winners move on.
losers try to change the world all the time, winners deal with the world as...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,983
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Tony Robbins, Thoughts!!

Great mind, great ability to deliver on stage, and great ability to connect with his audiences. Worth study, for sure.

I have one gripe: I'm not a big fan of his, "Say Aye" phrasing, but 100%...
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st April 2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: PICK ONE: Interested, Committed, or, Fully Committed?

Love that dude and love most of his messages. Also, from a business standpoint, he has done a brilliant job of positioning himself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: How to Promote my Fundraising Campaign

Need to know what sort of fundraiser..... Who is the fundraiser for? What amount do you need to raise? Beneficiaries?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: In-Fighting With People Who Don't Like To Talk About Money

I have plenty of friends who share my love of business and the entrepreneurial life, but we rarely talk about money itself, unless we are talking about the concept of money, what money is, ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 959
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: POLL: Do you take notes when you read business books?

I used to take extensive notes on everything, books, videos, conferences, etc... A few years back I switched to alternating my methods, so to speak. I will now read, watch, listen, with nearly zero...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Irate guy leaves voicemail, says if you're so good why sell teaching?

This mostly applies to people who are either jaded or think they already know everything (or can learn it for free). Or, it applies where one is teaching a specific 'system' to make money.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: If you could travel back 4 years in time, what would you tell yourself in regards to making mone

Buy gold and Apple stock. ;)


I'd tell me to stop analyzing so much and get to work. Four years ago I had only one online site earning money, and was stuck in analysis paralysis... so I would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Subscription website

Best way is very subjective. I use Wishlist Member for my own subscription sites.

Yes, if you are running a membership site, you should use separate software. I use Wishlist, as mentioned; there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Are your niche sites just about 1 offer?

I have one niche site that is focused on a single product, yes. It has done very well for me, for about 7 years. I do have two variations of that same product, at two price points, but it stays...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 987
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Want to succeed? Stop making plans and start taking action...

Agree, and two lines I pump into my own clients are these:

1) Perfection Is Your Enemy
2) Good Enough Is Good Enough


As mentioned, you need a plan - there is no point in flailing around...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Why do all my attempts fail?

First, understand that systems do not work. None of them. Systems/products/strategies/etc... are nothing more than information.

To illustrate, here is a system:

1) Design and build a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 732
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: New To IM, it's a struggle !

Almost all big success stories, including the 'overnight success' stories you see, are the result of lots of hard work - often over years. Overnight success is mostly a myth, that overnight had lots...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,434
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: My most memorable moment online is...

July 2006, I had launched a new site selling an ebook, related to a hobby I am passionate about. After all the prep work, I went to bed and woke up in the morning to see over 100 orders of my ebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,078
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Someone Kick Me Please

Remember this phrase (I drill this into all my own clients), and repeat it often: Good enough, is good enough.


You'll never make a perfect product, there will always be something to fix,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Why did this not work?

As others have mentioned, the audience isn't looking to buy anything.

If you want to stay there, you need to identify a specific math market, and need. Then, sell that solution.

What about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Who's my market?

Then there is your answer.

It is very hard to make a product first, and find the market second. Products and services should always be designed around a market, and the 'ideal' target customer....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,068
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Subliminal Messages on a Website?

I'm on this side of the equation as well. It would make zero difference to me what change in sales there were. Not something I'd have any interest in.... ever.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,766
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Does Real & Honest Coaching exist? Any REAL Mentors Out There?

^ This is critical. That is why I recommend to people that they go through the process of hiring a coach the same way they would go through the process of hiring an employee.
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd March 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Get Back Up!

You are strong. You are powerful.

If life has knocked you down, smile and get back up. When life knocks you down again, smile and get back up.

You can face job loss, financial loss, health...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 769
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Customer Service - Another Winner

That's a good system, I'm not a subscriber, so was unaware of what they do, but I would sure love to see that evolve to more places. I can't stand calling in somewhere and entering my account # over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Best way to bring Kindle readers back to your site?

Appreciate that... I'm not starting though, I have had a membership site for years, not looking to launch anything new.... I'm looking for a way to connect Kindle back to the site, beyond the simple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,766
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Does Real & Honest Coaching exist? Any REAL Mentors Out There?

Excellent reply! As you might guess, I agree 100%. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,766
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Does Real & Honest Coaching exist? Any REAL Mentors Out There?

To your first question: I've coached plenty of people to make more money. But, I don't coach the MMO space at all, so can't speak to that directly. I coach business owners, folks who run auto repair...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Best way to bring Kindle readers back to your site?

I already have a few membership sites, in various niches, I don't find them too much work at all.... These are hobby niches, so they would be learning more about the hobby at my site. I'm not looking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Best way to bring Kindle readers back to your site?

Hey folks,

I'm working through a concept of selling some books on Kindle (already sell there some, so this is for a different project), with the secondary goal of getting them back to my site.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,766
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Does Real & Honest Coaching exist? Any REAL Mentors Out There?

Everyone needs a coach. I agree 100% with this quote from Eric Schmidt about coaching.

Schmidt Everyone needs a coach Video Fortune - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,766
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Does Real & Honest Coaching exist? Any REAL Mentors Out There?

I'm a big fan of coaching. I coach others, and I pay for coaches to work with me. I think everyone needs a set of mentors, coaches, advisers, and so on who are all vested in the outcome.

What I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: An observation about the Health niche

The health market isn't selling health, so to speak - they are selling the idea of a healthier you.

It is like the man who buys an umbrella while it is raining - he isn't buying an umbrella, he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Let's say you have some money laying around...

OK, now we're getting to some meat.... this is a great question!

Yes sometimes these are very good investments. You're not buying/investing for their revenue stream, you are investing for their...
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