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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: 1,746
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 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 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, 01:11 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, 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, 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 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 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 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: 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, 02:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,767
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: 5,767
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, 10:32 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,767
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: 5,767
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 21st March 2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Let's say you have some money laying around...

I was kind of asking for that, wasn't I? :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Let's say you have some money laying around...

The issue is that there really isn't any real brainstorming you will get in this context.

Investing has been pretty much the same for as long as there has been a fluid currency to invest with.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: I had a good day yesterday.

Congrats on the good day - they come in all shapes and sizes, and it is important to see them, like you did, when they are there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Let's say you have some money laying around...

Sure what you are talking about already exists. They are called mutual funds. If you want bigger return, take the bigger risk and directly buy one set of stock in one company (though I highly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,137
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What Is The Hottest Niche On The Internet?

Very true, you can't sell to the "wealth" market, you need to sell to a segment of that market that you can speak to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,137
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What Is The Hottest Niche On The Internet?

^ This. And it isn't just the Internet, these are the big three, everywhere.

Health, Wealth, Relationships.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Determine the profit in this equation..

Well, are you using a cash accounting system or an accrual accounting system? ;)

Based on this single scenario, your profit at the end is $125. Most companies are find with basic cash accounting....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: When to dump a site

Yes. Take the emotion out of the equation, and just do the math. It actually feels good to let them go. Move on to where you can focus your time and energy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,517
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: BitCoins Getting More Popular... NameCheap.com now accepts BitCoins!

Nope, but we're not allowed to talk about that stuff here.
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th March 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Get Started Today

Good Morning Warriors! What a glorious day!

Are you ready to succeed! Are you ready to do the work, to take the time, to push through, and drive yourself to success?

Then get started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,443
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: The Gaming "Niche"

Also, split out your demographics and target one unique demo.

People have a big misconception about where the money is coming from in video games these days (hint - it is not teenage boys). Gaming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Specific Targets?

We're trying to help, we really are. I'm telling you, as someone who has plenty of friends who invest at this level, what you have described here would be of zero interest to them, I mean that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Specific Targets?

It is a small return, and nothing is cost free. It may not require my direct work, but it will have costs. For now, we'll pretend it is a zero cost option, for the life of the investment.

I spend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Im ready to invest more than 15k for email list building, suggestions?

^ this. You need the business back end to support your newly acquired list, you need the funnel in place, the business model you are going to utilize, the support pieces, etc.... Get everything in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 824
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: E-mail Marketing - Is it harmful for your website?

You received lots of serious responses.... you are asking for trouble, don't do it, not a good idea, etc.... If you are looking for validation, that might take longer...

How to go about it is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Your Opinion Means Nothing

Excellent post. Test and retest; use the data and make wise business decisions - not personal decisions. In addition to your opinion not meaning anything, I would add on something I try to teach my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Funniest thing ever... I was searching for amazon products and...

Love when the product reviews go like that. I've often thought that companies who have a product where that might work, that it is worth it for them to be the first authors of such reviews.... Talk...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: It Finally Clicked: Taking Your Profits to the Next Level

Wonderful post, and wonderful experiences.

What continues to amaze me is how the path of success is so very similar for people from such a vastly different set of backgrounds and skill sets. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,163
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What is your plan to make $1M this year?

Low price and high volume is more effective in consumer goods and consumer commodity type markets. Markets where the consumer has been trained that low price is all that matters. But even there,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,163
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What is your plan to make $1M this year?

This ^ is the answer. While it is true that you need to have an understanding of the math - that understanding is more in the realm of actual business financials versus 'fun math'.

If you want to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th January 2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,613
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Is Mindset important in making money online?

Mindset is important in everything, not just making money or running a business. It is hard to be successful at anything with a crappy mindset. Of course you have to act, mindset alone won't get you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: How do you educate customers...

Value is relative. An old simple sales example: What is the value of an umbrella to a customer on a sunny day versus the value of that same umbrella to the same customer on a rainy day?

It seems,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd January 2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Who says you can't write 100 word articles...

No, we didn't. We went over the edge years ago.... All we are doing now is arguing over how long the landing will take....

/leaving the thread quickly!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,942
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Best CRM for Small Offline Marketing Firm Salesforce Application?

Check out what Zoho has to offer. They have a whole suite of online tools, including a CRM. You might be able to find what you need through them.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: the one thing which change your IM results

Same thing that changed all my businesses. The understanding that my idea is irrelevant if there isn't a market to buy it. There has to be a market first, I'm not Apple!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,288
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: 22 months down the line... and only made $1300. Time to pack it in?

What are you trying to sell on your site? I saw articles, read them, and then left. What problem are you solving for your visitors, and what are you doing to drive them towards purchase? Think about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Can this work? (monetization)

How were you trying to monetize the community? Why do you feel the energy got weird?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: what coaching structure should I look for? to be mentored

You should have a set of clear expectations and objectives for the outcome you personally need. No matter who you end up working with, that person needs to be able to outline to you what the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,022
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Best university degrees for IM?

Don't bother with a specific "IM" degree. Instead go for directly to a Marketing degree. The 'skill' is marketing, the medium is the Internet.

I'd also echo the comments about about learning to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,325
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: I bought it, Did It, It Made Me Money - But Then I Quit Doing It

I agree with Corey.

More people want to win the lottery than want to work. Even when the lottery players 'hit' a small payout, they still keep playing the game to win the big one.
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th November 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By WarrenPeterson
The Successful/Unsuccessful Difference

People often ask what is the difference between someone who is successful and someone who is unsuccessful – what sets them apart? If someone is looking to find a secret, or to find a magic formula,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 826
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Doing Business With Amazon while in a State that Doesn't Allow Me To

If you are doing this as a business, that other person will need to own and operate the company and you would be an out-of-state employee. If you do that, you should be fine. You are opening a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What Are The Best Ways To Monetize Photography Niche?

Yes, and I wish this was discussed more. It must be market first, that is the core of almost all solid businesses - both online and offline. Market first, product/service second.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,372
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: What Are The Best Ways To Monetize Photography Niche?

The best way to monetize any niche is by understanding your target market and selling the solutions they need. So take some time to understand who you are going to market to, and to understand what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,339
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: If you're looking for a mentor / business coach - Read This Now!

I honestly hope you have lots of success and find wonderful relationships, but you need to scale back here. Attack, anger, stupidity; you have added elements to this thread that are not here. No one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,339
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: If you're looking for a mentor / business coach - Read This Now!

Wow, who ever said you were going to fail at anything or be disappointed?

I hope you have success beyond your wildest dreams. The fact that I don't think it is realistic to expect a professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Facebook Explains The Four Ways It Sorts The News Feed And Why Page Reach Changed

For all of you who are active on Facebook with your pages. Brief article about how Facebook alters their algorithm in showing what you see in the news feed.

Interestingly, none of the four...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,032
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: Why is my page not converting?

For some reason people do not seem to be aware of the actual paying demographic for video games these days. The number one paying demographic is men over 30. There are more adults buying and playing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By WarrenPeterson
Re: You Can Only Scam Yourself...

There is a complete opposite as well. Sometimes, in an effort to help, you find yourself the one who has been scammed (though I suppose taken advantage of would be technically more accurate in that...
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