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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,710
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: How do I create a product I know nothing about

Everyone who ever created a product knew nothing about the subject at some point.

Immerse yourself in the subject for as long as it takes to become au fait with the main issues and problems that...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th February 2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: No one believes in you!

Good post Kumar.
Looked for the book on Amazon - is it by Michael J. Durkin? Couldn't find anything by Les Dublin.

Good on you for standing tall. I've heard it said that friends and family are...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th February 2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: No one believes in you!

I love this post Japles because it sums up for me what the Warrior Forum is all about.
I'm over three times your age and I have exactly the same hopes and ideals as you.
The thing that keeps us...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th February 2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,451
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: No one believes in you!

Nice post Joe.
Whenever I'm feeling like I'm on my own, I think about the lines from Rudyard Kipling's "If":

If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you
But make allowance for their...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd February 2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,326
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

http://www.terrycoombes.com/academy/pluginfile.php/2/course/section/15/ag%20bell02.jpg
I've kept this clip from a mag since circa 1975.
Still waiting...

Terry
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd February 2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Building my first membership website. Taking long = frustration rant

More great advice, thank you.
The idea of giving away the first course sounds good and I'll have to think carefully about how to do that for most leverage.
Regards,

Terry
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd February 2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Building my first membership website. Taking long = frustration rant

Very helpful post Rocket2Uranus.
Did you ever build one entirely on your own at the start? I'm just wondering if it's feasible to get to the stage where you can get members on board without having...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st February 2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Building my first membership website. Taking long = frustration rant

You have to dedicate time to the project and focus. Research and plan... Set your goals from the top down and work from the bottom up. You'll soon start to see it taking shape and that will encourage...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Just Did a New Design, Please Have a Look and Let me Know!

One of my pet hates is squashed-up images like the one alongside your "10 Reasons Why You Need Online Business Coaching" post.

Regards,

Terry
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,943
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: doing something wrong is better than doing nothing at all...do you really think so? I don't.

Another of those sayings: "The person who never made a mistake never made anything."
True, I s'pose.

Terry
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,668
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: An Unbelievable Paypal Story

Good of you to take the time to share those experiences in detail Suzanne. I always have a nagging worry that they can do something irrational and devastating without warning. It's reassuring to hear...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,144
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: $500 In A Week,Please!

Hi Azuka,
I sympathize with you. What you must do is accept that the solution you're looking for is not to be found [here] in the timescale you specify. You need to divert your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 808
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: If there's no such thing called ''Making money online'' what would you do?

Well, in the next life, I plan to be a starving artist or a starving poet. Maybe even a starving writer. Just a minute, though...
Forum: Mind Warriors 30th November 2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 946
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: What do you do when you feel uninspired?

I totally agree with this - it usually works for me.

I think we each need our own toolbox of motivational techniques that work for us at different times. For me, reading is the mode that usually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 919
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Who Takes Over Your Business When You Die?

One thing some of the replies have made me think about is the faith we tend to put in banks and other institutions in these situations - the assumption is that they'll do the right and the decent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 919
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Who Takes Over Your Business When You Die?

Thanks all, I think it's important to have something in place if you have dependents. What first made me think about this was when I saw posts in the WSO section that started out with, "Hi, xxxx,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: What proof would be enough to show a successful IMer?

I think the first thing is to build a reputation for integrity. There are Warriors I would totally trust (without any kind of proof) and some I wouldn't, based entirely on their posts on the Forum.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 919
Posted By Terry Coombes
Who Takes Over Your Business When You Die?

Morbid, I know. Most of us have insurance for all kinds of eventualities - personally I avoid any insurance I'm not forced to have. But it nags at me that (should I ever make any money :() if I die,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,103
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Is there a book/ebook that changed your life?????

For a long time (since the 1970s) I've been an evangelist for "Personal Achievement", by Martin Rhodes, although it's been out of print for many years now. It was the first book that changed my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Hypnotic techiques in writting?

This is dead right, Sal. I've come across it from both sides of the counter. The trick is in never saying anything to break the spell. If the customer is internally deliberating - keep quiet.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,889
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Do Academics Make Good Entrepreneurs?

Hi Sal,

I think, in my case, I've always had this "can-do" thing somewhere inside me and it's mostly been a good guide. As I went through my working life, I usually managed to shine, in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,889
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Do Academics Make Good Entrepreneurs?

Thanks Alexa. I think many people play down the "risk" part of being an entrepreneur, which, of course is essential. No risk = No entrepreneur.

Regards,

Terry
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,889
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Do Academics Make Good Entrepreneurs?

Some simple working definitions (via Google):

Academics - the people who teach and undertake research at a university.
An Entrepreneur - someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 8,889
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Do Academics Make Good Entrepreneurs?

They may well say that, but where's their evidence? What research have they done to back it up? Has their research been the subject of peer review? Where has it been published? Have they presented...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 788
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: why so many people on the wso section?

A big influence in this is the fact that "WSO" is becoming almost a generic term on the web at large. If you Google WSO, you'll find many references from sites other than WF, so the chances are that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,874
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: eBay dying?

I don't use Ebay as much as I used to, but something I realized when selling earlier this year is that taking more of a sales copy approach to the description can make a huge difference.

I sold...
Forum: Copywriting 8th August 2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,440
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Top Copywriting Tips for Newbies

Pete, you're right. I'd vaguely noticed a lack of high post counts but when you pointed it out it got me thinking and I can't figure it out. You say it as if it's deliberate, but that goes against...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,474
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: How can I make $50 a week without money to start up?

Hi Steven,
This is a copy of a post I made recently to someone asking a similar question.

A few months back, I was looking around here for similar ideas and one that caught my...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st April 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,369
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Can you really control how you think?

Hi Acumen,
From my own experience, I know I can control my actions and feelings, to a certain extent, but beliefs are a different matter. For instance, I can condition myself so that,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,192
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Broke - What would you do?

spyk, Here's a link to the thread you mention: How do writers make a living? (http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/365664-how-do-writers-make-living.html) There are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,192
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Broke - What would you do?

spyk,
A few months back, I was looking around here for similar ideas and one that caught my eye was a casual mention of writing for London Brokers, an online publishing company (Google it)....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,374
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: How do writers make a living?

When I posted, I felt like Buridan's ass, but with the help and resources here, I now have a much better idea of what I want to do. By coincidence, Alexa, I'd bought the Writers' and Artists'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,374
Posted By Terry Coombes
How do writers make a living?

At the start of this year, events helped me make the decision to write for a living. So I found a post on WF that showed me where I could get started by writing articles for spinning. I did that at 1...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Inventing the Author of your Ebook?

What you could do is wait until you become a guru, by which time you may be 55 and you can use your own photo with a clear conscience.

Regards,

Terry
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: How to message somebody who has messaged me when I don't have enough posts???

Hi,
I needed to do this a while back and joined the War Room to do it. Definitely worth the money, if only for the smug feeling it gives you.

Regards,

Terry
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,480
Posted By Terry Coombes
Re: Question to writers - writing difficulty...

Hi,
Until I came across Unique Article Wizard spinning, I hadn't tried rewriting one of my articles twice in quite this way. The second and third time of writing are definitely more boring and...
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