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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 655
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Does Commenting on other blogs still help to generate traffic?

I wouldn't look at commenting strictly as a traffic method, but rather as a networking method.

Befriend the author and fellow commenters on that same blog. Provide useful advice, ask curious...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 246
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Easy way to get targeted suscribers

Unfortunately, this is one of those ideas that sounds good on paper, but the reality is far more complicated.

That being said, it's a good plan if you're willing to put in the effort (know which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

While I don't necessarily agree with a single word you just said, I fully respect your perspective.

Good day,
Elvis
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

Because it's not "almost" passive. It's just.......passive. That's just my opinion, anyway.

But clearly a lot of definitions change over time, as you pointed out. Some people will agree that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

Please see post #3, #14, and #17 (to name a few).
Even if something requires work every now and then, it can still be considered passive. Simply put, passive income doesn't exclusively mean...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

I don't agree, but I respect your opinion.

Enjoy your day,
Elvis
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

Meanings and terms have a nasty habit of evolving over time (just look at the word Literally, for example). So, just because there's an old/technical meaning to passive income, it doesn't make the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,908
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: PASSIVE INCOME : What is Your Asset?

A quick note regarding "totally" versus "partially" passive:
Even if you have to work on something every now and then, it's still pretty much passive income (100%). So think of passive income as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,029
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Tons of Bad Advice In This Thread

Ah, good to know about showing the most appropriate copy. It's quite interesting.

That being said, this whole belief about "duplicate content penalties" really needs to go away. I can see why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,029
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Tons of Bad Advice In This Thread

How about the notion that re-publishing existing content on your blog will result in a so-called Google penalty? This one will never cease to exist.

Google merely ranks the original content...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th July 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 413
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What Is Your "Why?"

Nice one, Jonathan...
My website was a membership source, and people regularly signed up (paid) without issues. But eventually I still decided to make it a free source for easier access to everyone....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,464
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: If you had a cash cow...there's no way you'd show others how it is done

OP, i'm afraid it's never that black and white. This really depends on the person and the industry in question.

The reality is that many people love to read and learn, but very few have the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Kindle publishing on Amazon

Thats certainly a great start. But let's also not forget to check the amount/quality of reviews and the author in question (if possible).


If it has tons of decent reviews, that will help keep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 540
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: List Of Recurring Programs

Came here to say the same thing.
It's very rare to see a positive, sarcasm-free comment from that guy.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: I keep seeing that Article Marketing is dead...True?

People are quick to declare things as "dead" after that something is a few years old.

With so many variables to experiment with (niche, audience, geo targeting, demographics, etc) it's hard for...
Forum: Social Media 22nd October 2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By Elvis Michael
Triberr: Has it Been Worth it? Let's Talk Results...

I have known Triberr for a number of years, but never took it seriously. Now im about to do just that, but first i wanted to know your actual results if possible.

Did you feel it wasn't worthwhile...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: HIGH PRICE vs. Monthly Subscription

It's a bit of a tricky scenario, but you could implement a little bit of both (do a monthly membership, but with a fairly high price that works for everyone).

Something i read from Yaro Starak...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,772
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Wanna hire a cheap article writer? Here's what you get.

Yesterday I saw a gig on Upwork. Someone was looking to pay $8 per 2,500 words.
I threw up in my mouth.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,429
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The laptop lifestyle; Is it at all possible? Or am I deluded to think so?

You most likely haven't dedicated enough time to the one or two areas that will ultimately bring you targeted traffic.

For example: Don't be all over the place and only handle the most crucial...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 461
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Pokemon Go Ads - Are You Ready ???

Maybe, or maybe not. Nobody knows that quite yet.
Angry Birds lasted a very long time, and i bet there were quite a few guides on sale.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What is your personal "special sauce" in getting Kindle book reader reviews?

This is simple advice, but it occasionally works: Blatantly ask for them toward the middle and the end of your book:

[story paragraph]

"Enjoying this book so far? Please take a moment to leave...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 290
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How to Protect Content on My Blog

This is just the mere opinion of a lowly human, but here goes:

Don't worry about it. Don't overthink it.

By the time your content is online and someone else republishes it, Google will have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: can i put health videos in video sub reddit in reddit?

Every video-based sub has its own set of rules. You simply need to read them (typically found on the sidebar).

Is your health channel on YouTube? Most video-based subs accept videos from YouTube...
Forum: Copywriting 29th May 2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: What are the best tools for writers?

Look into "Write or Die 2" if you're feeling lazy to write and/or need motivation. One of the program's features is deleting your words if you take more than a few seconds to write. It's hilarious...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th May 2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Constantly changing my mind about what my passion is.

Are you also looking into other things WHILE taking action on your current passion?

I ask because a new subject could easily make the current one feel outdated and unattractive all of a sudden....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd April 2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Mindless Addicting Games like Slither and Agar

I dont know the ones you mentioned, so my suggestion is probably not welcome. But this is mine:

Play Helicopter Game - Helicoptergame - #1 flash game on the internet...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Error in my wordpress blog

No problem, hope that helped!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Error in my wordpress blog

There is most likely a file (it goes by .maintenance) sitting at the root of your website.

1. Log in using your preferred FTP program.
2. Delete the .maintenance file. No worries, this is safe.
...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st April 2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Need Advice From Entrepreneurs With Email Lists of 100+

It's not a bad idea.
Up until recently, i hadn't had the time (or the drive) to update my autoresponders with much content. In fact, I hadn't put much effort into emailing in general. Your services...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st April 2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: RIP Prince

How sad. I had just written a piece of news a few days ago when he got sick. It really did seem like he was going to manage and pull through.

Life is an unpredictable journey. A scary one, for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Website tanking 40% since Dec/Jan to now. Which direction to head?

Have you ever considered taking a serious look at YouTube and related sites? I don't know if your niche is appropriate for it, but I would think most niches are (with a little creativity).

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 897
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: This is what passive income is

Then you are clearly viewing the word "passive" the wrong way.

I have said this countless times already:
Nobody ever said that passive income exclusively means "I don't ever have to work again."...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd March 2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: This is what happens when you reply to spam email

One of the most pointless Talks ive ever watched, but also a damn good one.

Fun times.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd March 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,670
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Batman v Superman - the first reviews are in...

I used to depend a lot on reviews, but not anymore. It really makes us overthink everything.

In the end, most movies are at least *mildly entertaining* no matter how awful they are (most, not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Need advice for my 2 week old and 10k visitors a day website (Monetization & Hosting)

Nicheblogger, the success seems to be thanks to FB groups (post #5) along with a nice thumbnail image trick. As im sure you already know, FB groups can bring huge traffic :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By Elvis Michael
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How would you go about generating a bit of passive income?

This is great advice overall, but he said gaming :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How would you go about generating a bit of passive income?

Nobody said that passive income necessarily means set-and-forget. It simply means that the income comes gradually as opposed to coming instantly or upfront. The term doesn't necessarily dictate how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,278
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How I multiplied x3 my monthly income in less than 7 days! I'm so happy!

I mean, yes everybody likes free things. Correction, we love free things.

This is where you, the entrepreneur, have to draw the line somewhere.

Offer 80% free and awesome content, keeping them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,278
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How I multiplied x3 my monthly income in less than 7 days! I'm so happy!

First of all, congrats.

If i were you, I would create a super guide and sell it for at least $5 or $10. Think about it: The amount of views clearly indicates that these guys are very serious and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Autoblogging in 2016. Thoughts?

The best way to succeed with an autoblog is to forget all about search engines. Have the site auto-publish while you work on building an audience around it. Social media, Facebook groups, and so on.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th January 2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Are you sure that's the logo you really want? Haha!

You just brought up a good point. I've always wondered if their job application asks something like, "Do you have perfect breasts and nice curves? Anyone else need not apply. Too bad - sue us."
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th January 2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 990
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: RIP David Bowie

This is awful. Thanks for bringing so much joy to our lives, Bowie.

4 people whom I followed have died of cancer in less than a year (public figures and personal friends). Is cancer a bitch, or...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,755
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Tai Lopez and his new Lamborghini

Old thread, but just my opinion:

I have no hatred for the guy, but I also don't put him on a pedestal like some of my friends do. Those friends of mine are NOT in the internet marketing space, so...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Are you sure that's the logo you really want? Haha!

LOL, made my day.

(seriously, Olympics, WTF?!)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th December 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Houston Policeman Embraces Dying Horse at Accident

How sad...

P.S. Finally, a cop that acts like a human being and not like a complete a**hole.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,523
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How Can Someone Get Paid So Much?

A big part comes down to how you POSITION yourself. Positioning yourself above the rest can give customers a higher perceived value, even if your quality is as good as that of a "$7 per 500 words"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Just found out about this site, and I just wanted to say, People seem very generous on here

Simply put, it mostly comes down to:

Selling a product (think tutorials and guides created by you, or digital/physical products you sell as an affiliate)

Selling a service (think recurring...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th November 2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 449
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Any Stargate fans here?

I'm one of few people who LOVED SG Universe. The cast was awesome and the overall dark, gritty theme was a welcome change.

The first season was so-so, but the second one got much better. I still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,330
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

Very impressive and inspirational, John.
In my honest opinion, more people would have the same success if they purchased your old guide on being a well-paid content writer. Correction: If they took...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th November 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: How To Make $125,000 Using Twitter (Free WSO)

Authorities really have nothing better to do these days.
They either arrest you for filming the police, or find some other shit to screw with you.
Idiots.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 7th November 2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,297
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Adsense Alternatives?

The other ones were already bad to begin with...
But now with the rise of ad blockers? things just got much worse.

That said, many people rely on Chitika and Media.net.

Hope this helps:
Over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,330
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

The best ones are the clients that try to justify paying half a cent per word because "they have a lot of work available for you. So it all adds up to decent money."

I never even reply back to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Is stumbleupon a garbage traffic for AdSense?

I pretty much hit the ground running, earning those amounts on the same day i shared the articles (due to the fact that the page views were instantaneous).

Then the earnings would die down again...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Is stumbleupon a garbage traffic for AdSense?

From personal experience, I used to run a viral site and got somewhat decent Adsense earnings from SU. For example, if a post got me 1,400 SU views, I would usually see about $4 to $5 in earnings.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By Elvis Michael
Re: Just a Little Tip for newbies - IMers should already be using this.

I love how everything these days has to be classified as "a hack" -- even generic tips/techniques.

(sarcasm; I hate it)

Great tips, though.
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