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Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,204
Posted By JamesCx
Re: I actually got a sale from cold e-mailing today

Yep, I figured it wouldn't be that efficient. But, as I'm still doing 8-6 at work and my lunch-time is pretty much consumed by other things - my options are pretty limited (Although I'll probably...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,204
Posted By JamesCx
Re: I actually got a sale from cold e-mailing today

Nice to see a reassuring thread on cold emailing!

The actual content of the email is what intrigues me most... Have you split test anything yet or has the body of the emails all been identical?
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th August 2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,558
Posted By JamesCx
Re: {Managing Reputatation} - Offline Business Going to Online

This paragraph already makes me think that the client is going to be an absolute nightmare to deal with. It might be beneficial if you arrange a quick meeting with him and explain to him that this...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By JamesCx
Re: How Many People Know What SEO Means?

I'm with Nameless on this - there's no way 55% is close to the figure that know about SEO. Hell, some people I talk to about internet marketing can't even take in some basics, let alone SEO.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th August 2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,931
Posted By JamesCx
Re: How the hell does cold calling work?

I'm on the same page as you guys in regards to cold-calling, can't really see it working due to everyone's attitude on it.

I don't think I've ever listened to a call from someone I don't know for...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st August 2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Study: YP Delivers “Better Value” Than Google AdWords ?

What's to assume the people using Adwords even know how to optimise their campaigns? It wouldn't surprise me in the slightest if the people using Adwords are bidding huge amounts on generics which...
Forum: Copywriting 5th July 2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,508
Posted By JamesCx
Re: New Slogan for Head

HEADing in the right direction?
(Coupled with an image of the winner walking towards the trophy)


Slogans certainly aren't my forte. :o
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By JamesCx
Re: What Are Your Business Goals?

It's really motivational to trawl through this thread; I hope others benefit from it as much as I have.

Planning and laying out simple things make a big difference, much more than I anticipated. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2012, 03:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 851
Posted By JamesCx
Re: What Are Your Business Goals?

Posts like this really put things in perspective. It made me realise that although I have plans, they aren't structured, they're just things floating around in my head... and until I put them down,...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 30th June 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,335
Posted By JamesCx
Re: I'm Giving Away $25 on July 4th...Tell Me How You Would Use It!

$25 will give me the motivation to take action on my latest idea (derived from some posts in the offline marketing forum). Will probably go towards simple things such as a domain/hosting for a year,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th June 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 28,456
Posted By JamesCx
Re: $11,100.00/Month - Here's how you can do it - today.

Really interested in looking into this, but my biggest concern is: What stops a business hiring someone for $30 a month to write a newsletter for them and customise it? Based on checking freelance...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st June 2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 737
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Best domain name to use?

It really depends on the keyword and if it will limit the business. For example, if they move or expand the business to other areas, will the keyword domain still work? Take into account all...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th June 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By JamesCx
Re: What is a good UK based SMS provider?

Looks like you made your mind up in Dec 2011... :rolleyes:
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th June 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Outsourcing PPC

If you can afford it, having a PPC specialist in-house will benefit you greatly; especially if you have more than 1 website or a substantial amount of keywords per site (20k+). You can outsource all...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 8th June 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By JamesCx
Re: [REVIEWERS WANTED] "Places Traffic Flood" - complete course on optimizing a Google Places profil

I'm up for this - could do with a bit more knowledge on Places - PM sent.

Cheers,
James
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,217
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Thiefs online

As the guy above stated; no matter what you do to try and protect your content, other people will constantly scrape it and put it on their own blog/site with no backlink to the original source -...
Forum: Copywriting 30th May 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Smartass Copywriter for a Dumbass World

If you feel a car puts constraints on your freedom... try a job where riding a lawnmower to work is completely acceptable. :cool:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By JamesCx
Re: What has worked for you in Internet Marketing?

I haven't voted because I'm not on $100 through IM products - but the advice some people are giving in this thread is extremely valuable. It wouldn't surprise me if someone swiped it all and made a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,096
Posted By JamesCx
Re: I.M. in the U.K with new Cookie Law - What to do?

Why are the only people with power in this country, complete and utter ****ing morons?
Forum: Copywriting 21st May 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Writing for competitors -- copy ethics question

It genuinely comes down to how you feel about providing services for two direct competitors, assuming no contracts or agreements have been drawn up which prevent you from this.

I personally think...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 768
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Just got an order for my first Fiverr gig!

Nice one Chris, always good to see people still trying no matter what life throws at them!

If you have any other skills or services that you can offer to people, throw them up as gigs and also...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th May 2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,475
Posted By JamesCx
Re: $70,000+ in 2011!

Same here, couldn't agree more! That's a huge achievement at 22, keep it up Justin.
Forum: Copywriting 4th May 2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,870
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Product Descriptions & Pricing

Thanks for the reply Danielle! I realise it was quite a subjective post in regards to the pricing and quantity of work per hour, so I appreciate the response.

As you said, you learned what to...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd May 2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,870
Posted By JamesCx
Product Descriptions & Pricing

Hi folks,

I'm relatively new to the whole copywriting scene, so it's safe to say I'm a beginner, at best. I've landed a small project to write the copy for some products and I was pondering over...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Free PR1_PR5 articles directory lists

I think I clicked 5 and they were all identical, lol.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 38,811
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Page Rank. Frequently Asked Questions

It's all trial and error. Try things out and see if there's an increase in traffic, SERP's or PR. Not every website or keyword is the same.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By JamesCx
Re: .com vs. .co, .org, .info

Depends how you want your site to be visited. If you rely on word-of-mouth, .com is the only way forward and with minimal dashes. If you're only bothered with search engines, a lot of TLD's can rank...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th April 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,255
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Does the Law of Attraction Work for You?

"Action is the foundational key to all success" - P. Picasso?

Sitting around, twiddling your thumbs will get you nowhere in life; even if your ideas are the most revolutionary things since the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th April 2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,110
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Did you quit your job?

I'd only quit if I was already making £1k+ a month and had a lot of extra cash spare. What's even better is that my job is pretty much in SEO anyway - so I enjoy it!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 863
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Posting same article to several directories

Only submit unique content that is readable and useful. As someone else has mentioned, posting junk just to attain backlinks via article sites really isn't beneficial.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By JamesCx
Re: What does it generally take to get a squeeze page noticed?

We do everything but video marketing. Youtube just never seemed to do anything - but could just be us!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 131,291
Posted By JamesCx
Re: SEO - Frequently Asked Questions

Awesome post covering the basics... Just got to get through the 'extra reading' material now. Looks good!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,392
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Your anoying me...

Luckily I'm not on enough lists (yet) to have received these messages! However, I do get a tonne of junk to my hotmail inbox... But after you've had the same email for 6+ years, it's expected!
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th April 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,457
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Shut your mouth and don't tell people about your goals

I like the concept as I'm very fussy who I share my goals, ambitions and current plans with. Will definitely give it a download & read. Cheers!
Forum: Copywriting 26th April 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Examples of loops in copy

This is the first thing I thought about when the loop concept was mentioned! It's as though he can't stay on a single topic; but then resolves everything that has been opened one by one... Absolutely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 949
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Internet Marketing is only for MEN?

Haha, that's brilliant!

On-topic though; everyone seems to say 'bro' - personally, I find it quite annoying. Bro this, bro that.
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th April 2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Pinterest Marketing 101

So true. It's already started! :rolleyes:
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,201
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Cold Calling/Emailing Illegal In UK?????

Helpful info. Much appreciated!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 42,188
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Banned by Google - Frequently Asked Questions

Even if Google ban you from Adsense, there's still lots of other effective ways to make money, as someone else already said; be prepared and have a backup plan in place.

Better yet, just read the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th April 2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,201
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Cold Calling/Emailing Illegal In UK?????

Haven't done either; however, I was looking into emailing - but now this has got me pretty concerned. I can obtain the emails of my target audience but, if what you said is true, it will be illegal...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th April 2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,251
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Amazonian Gold Rush Product Videos

Thanks for the heads up on this. Always good to have real reviews on the latest offers/products/software.
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th April 2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By JamesCx
Re: How I Argued My Way Into An Appointment

Whilst I've been blunt with people before and made them realise something isn't as they perceive it to be - I've never had anyone come back to me. I imagine it's a mix of saving face and the fact...
Forum: Copywriting 24th April 2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By JamesCx
Re: This is somewhat perverted but also very cool imo got a date due to copywriting..

I find honesty and just generally not over-hyping things seem to work wonders in any kind of situation - copy, face to face, online messaging. Although I don't personally online date, I find talking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Paypal increases conversion fees

As if they don't take enough already. Good thing most of my dealings are within a single currency.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th April 2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,572
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Fiverr to bring traffic to my website

There's a serious load of junk on Fiverr. You've got to trawl through a lot of it to have a chance at finding some gems.

@OP. Unless you're just after increasing your bounce rate and having some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 893
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Is pinterest good for generate traffics..?

We've just started trialling it over the last week or two for around 5 or 6 sites. We'll see over the coming month what kind of traffic & sales (if any) this generates!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 58,216
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Keyword Research - Frequently Asked Questions

Currenty I just use GKT and check the insights as well. I imagine I'll try some different software, probably MS as I get a bit more experienced.
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd April 2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,320
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Today i made my first sale in ClickBank

Nice one man, always good to hear about first earnings online! Motivates others to know money can still be made out there. Also nice that you dedicated it to WF, this place is beyond helpful.

Good...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd April 2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Self Development WALL POSTERS!

Motivational/self-development wall poster niche, anyone? :p
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Tired of no traffic! How much should each unique post generate?

Agree completely with this. Even if there is a high quality and quantity of content, it will do next to nothing if you aren't promoting the content or website that it's hosted on.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd April 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,245
Posted By JamesCx
Re: google new SEO rules

I think spending a bit of time researching basic SEO strategies and just the outright foundations would benefit you when you're hiring someone to optimize your sites. That way you'd be a bit more...
Forum: Copywriting 21st April 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Copywriting Basics - How to Write a Sales Letter

Caught my attention and had it all the way until the end and I bet you weren't even trying!

Really helpful though, appreciate it when people take the time to write this amount of information,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th April 2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By JamesCx
Re: edit article or blog may hurt your ranking?

Personally, I'd only change wording and spelling mistakes if you think some parts are inadequate. I wouldn't touch keywords at all.

If you feel the need to update it, make an entirely new post,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th April 2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,839
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Walk in or Cold Calling which do you suggest?

Based on the fact that I hang-up on 99.99% of cold callers, walk-in. But then, the rest of the population isn't like me, I assume! :rolleyes:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th April 2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 70,363
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Follow No Follow - Frequently Asked Questions

As it has already been stated, hundreds of times; 'Do Follow' provides an instruction for PR/link-juice to be passed on through the link, whereas 'No Follow' tells it not to do this.

Both links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th April 2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By JamesCx
Re: Uses of blog in website ?

A blog isn't always required, but it can help your rankings dramatically if used correctly. Even adding one to an e-commerce site will help build relationships with potential customers & visitors as...
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