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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Possible to create a website like these with WordPress?

Sure, you can make basically any type of site a wordpress site if you hire the right designer/programmer. Wordpress is just the core site files that make the site work...the look and feel can be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Video on a business homepage - what are my options?

Animated videos tend to be more captivating, so they'll usually keep your audience's attention longer. Personally, though, I tend to think that whiteboard videos are everywhere, but that's just the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: What is considered quality videos?

Personally, I think quality content trumps any kind of fancy video graphics or whatever. You can have a very simple powerpoint video with just slides and narration that will have amazing results. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Best Video Softwares for making YouTube Videos?

I guess it depends on what you're trying to do, but I use Camtasia and it works great for everything I do. Been using it for years. Jing is an alternative..basically the free, more limited, version...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 962
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: The Day The Internet Stood Still...

Inspiring story...you should never feel scared telling it. This is the kind of stuff people want/need to hear because it inspires them to get up and get going. Congratulations on making it happen....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 655
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Would You Ask To Marry On The First Date?

Yes!, I WILL marry you!

You're right, though, Bernard. Having a relationship with your customer is necessary if you want to truly grow your business. I think it's important to add that it needs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,337
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Where to start!?

Take your $3,000 and put it all on Red at the roulette table in Vegas. Then you'll have $6,000 to invest when you win. :)

Alternatively, you might want to try creating an information product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 785
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Give FIRST. Receive SECOND.

Thanks for the thread, I totally agree. If you offer something of value, people will naturally come back to you and want to give you money for other valuable content/items/services.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Multi niche blog?

It's the same as those restaurants that sell every kind of food under one roof (steak, shrimp, hamburgers, blah blah blah. If you want a good steak, you go to a steakhouse, the best shrimp...a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,793
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: how do define Belief?

As Rich Mullins said,
"I believe what I believe, that makes what I am...I did not make it, no, it is making me."

Yeah, it's a Christian song, but even taken out of context I think it still...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd November 2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,320
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: What drove you to become an online marketer?

It's definitely all about time/freedom. Do YOU want to be in control of your time, or do you want someone else to be in control of it? It's strange to me how so many people don't want to work for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,715
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: [Newbie Inspiration] My story of finally becoming a fulltime Internet Marketer

Thanks for the story...I think some people just have that fire within them that burns no matter what happens to them...they may keep going back to the 9 - 5 grind, but inside they're always thinking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How much does it cost to post a WSO?

I could be wrong, but I think it went to $20 when Freelancer took over.
Forum: Social Media 19th November 2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Why can't I get 50k visits to a funny photo?

You can also tag people on facebook that you think would be likely to share your photo. Many people will look at it and like your page. Remember that when you tag people, their friends will also see...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Habits of the Unhappy

The sad thing is, I fell under several of those qualities for such a long time. It's so liberating when you get out of that mindset. I heard another saying a long time ago similar to what you said...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th November 2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Want more money? You've got to be happy, first!

Money can't buy you happiness....but happiness can't buy you squat! :)

I think you have to be happy without money, or you'll never be happy with money. People with millions of dollars commit...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th November 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Can anybody help build a email list for my company

Hi Michael,
There are countless list building ebooks and softwares out there (even here on the forum if you look around), and they all have their own angle. I think solo ads are not really as high...
Forum: Growth Hacking 19th November 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,496
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: I need Marketing Ideas...(Paid & Free)

Hi Adam,
How about advertising in social media like instagram, twitter, and facebook? Many people do that and it works well for their products. You should maintain your profiles on these sites and...
Forum: Growth Hacking 19th November 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,464
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Great article on why customer retention and virality are so important

If walmart, target, or whoever had to get new customers every single day, they would all go broke. Offering something of value that people want is what keeps them coming back. It doesn't take all...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 19th November 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Can you make money using adsense anymore has anyone made any money

Is it possible? Absolutely. Do some people make a lot of money at it? Of course. But I think the payments vary so wildly that it's hard to call anything steady/certain. I certainly wouldn't depend...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th November 2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,462
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Email list vs social media followers

Definitely the email list holds more value...although, if you can it would be best to concentrate on both the email list and social media. It's true that many people are spending a lot of time on...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th November 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Completely New To List Building, Many Questions

I agree with what most people are basically saying...giving them a reason to opt-in to your website is the most important thing when you email them. Tell them about what your services will give them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th November 2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,455
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: is it a realistic goal to build up to 10,000 visitors a day in 7 months

Your goal seems doable with all the things that you want to do for it, but probably not through seo alone. If you are consistently providing valuable content, yes it is possible, but you might need...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th November 2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,397
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: SEO what doesn't work anymore?

There's no substitution for quality content. The reason Google got as big as it is, is because they give people what they are searching for better than other search engines do. So they are always...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th November 2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Need Motivation? WATCH THIS

Absolutely. Doing what needs to be done 100% of the time is important. Time should not be wasted on mundane things that will not help towards your end goal. Think about your future and everything...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Top 10 Ways to Get More Customers Locally

The last top 10 tip has to do with giving...

Give something away
It may seem counter-intuitive that if you give something away for free you could easily
stand to gain more customers, and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th November 2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Top 10 Ways to Get More Customers Locally

Today it's all about capturing contact information...

Capture their contact information (at least email)
You have a great company, good products or services, and loyal customers. Wouldn’t it
be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Reminder: It is a numbers game

I agree...when you get even the tiniest percentage of people to respond, it can mean huge success when the pool is so big. You're only limited by the internet's reach. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How many IM out there never earn a single cents

Hi Eric,
I didn't think you were necessarily aiming it at me, but I did feel like my post was what sparked the whole "hard work" response. Besides, I agree with you, so it's good. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How many IM out there never earn a single cents

Eric is correct, "hard work" was perhaps the wrong word I used. It IS about taking action--most people just try it for a little while and when it doesn't immediately show the kind of results they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Is reselling hosting plan is a great idea?

There are pros and cons to doing anything. I say if it doesn't cost much (or anything) to start, then try it out. All you can do is fail...and failing isn't really a bad thing at all. That's how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How many IM out there never earn a single cents

Honestly, I think MOST people never really make any money. I think it's because it's hard work [and a lot of people are lazy]. There's no real shortcut to making money online...you have to approach...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: why domain at godaddy costs too much?

Dot coms at namecheap are only $10.69/yr and they come with free whois guard. I think you can also get it a little cheaper if you are a new customer or bundle it with hosting or something. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: "The Judge Movie" with Duval and Downey Jr - I owned that .com A Lesson and story!

I've actually bought and sold a couple of domains myself for a decent profit...one for $1500 and another for $530.

But the one that got away was AmericanIdol.com. I only ever watched the first...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Cute Stuff Niche

Alexa is correct. You can sell dirt to a farmer if you market it well. Out of 7 billion people on this planet, SOMEONE (and a lot of someones) will buy what you're selling if you market correctly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: For Software Marketer - How can I do that software idea?

I have my doubts that they are all going to be 100% unique articles, but to answer your questions, yes, you can do pretty much either of those:

-try to contact the programmer and buy the source...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 706
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How to cold email to internet marketers?

I agree with talfighel, most of them are probably going to delete your email. They know how IM works, and they're going to have their guard up knowing they're being sold to.

I think the only way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: I never used JVZoo because of this concern...

Sbucciarel is quite right...you have to untick the box allowing them to send you emails. I've bought quite a few things from JVZoo, and I always remember to untick the box. However, I think one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,685
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Free TRAFFIC method

I'd start with Youtube and build from there.

Just don't get overwhelmed trying to do everything all at once. Most people want to see instant results and be a gazillionaire in a month, but in...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th November 2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: best hosting service - Help!

Maybe I've just been lucky, but I've been with Hostgator for almost 10 years I think and never really had a problem. I've had to wait as long as 30 minutes too I think, but that's not bad. I just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th November 2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Top 10 Ways to Get More Customers Locally

Today's tip is about the importance of having a web presence:

Website (Desktop AND mobile) with a clear call to action and easy-to-find phone
number, directions, etc
The need for a small...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th November 2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: What is the best keyword tool

Ok, thanks cypherslock...I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Duplicate Content Strategy: How will this effect SEO?

I would suggest creating new content for each website. Google continually revamps their ranking system. The duplicate content sites won't rank because there's no point in having a whole page (or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: best site to buy articles?

Have you thought about hiring a part-time VA (virtual assistant)? They're not as expensive as you might think if you know where to look, and the benefit is that once you find someone good, it will...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th November 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,792
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Best software to create eBook cover?

I would say Photoshop. But if you're just trying to save some money by doing it yourself for your own ebooks...I've seen some amazing ones on fiverr for only $5.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th November 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: What is the best keyword tool

Looks like a lot of people here like Market Samurai. I've never used it before...wondering what makes it better than the others talked about.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 14th November 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,911
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Selling small, low-priced items: is it worth it with Amazon FBA?

Just a thought...maybe you can sell a much bigger item then put the keychain as a freebie? It seems that selling the keychain is not profitable because of the label cost and the profit that Amazon...
Forum: Mind Warriors 14th November 2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: The Danger Of Thinking Big

I know what you mean. Thinking big doesn’t apply to anything. It should be one step at a time. Set mini goals that will help you towards achieving the big ones. If you think about the big picture all...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th November 2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Top 10 Ways to Get More Customers Locally

Hi everyone, today's tip is about incentives...enjoy!

Create Incentives for customers to buy your products
Customer loyalty/incentive programs are everywhere now. Whether it is a stamp card
for...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th November 2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: About co-working spaces?

Co-working spaces are great! However, they might charge a pretty hefty price. If you know a few online marketers out there, set up a coffee shop meeting. You can do your own work and maybe chat once...
Forum: Growth Hacking 13th November 2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,334
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: What is growth hacking?

Thank you for the info, copymyideas. The traditional way of marketing can be really expensive. It's true growth hackers are skilled at what they do and why they are able to get maximum results from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: [Kindle] Published 3 books. What's next?

I agree with Victor Edson. Creating a reputation for your readers is important if you are selling kindle books. Do not forget about creating a brand and making a name. It's time to create a website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 890
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: How to get paid from customers if I have no website please?

Hi Sharon,
You can just tell them to log into their paypal account and click on the "Send Money" tab. From there they just enter in your email address, the amount they want to send, and select that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Can you get research outsourced?

You can find research services on fiverr, freelancer, and odesk without much effort. Just make sure that you try out their skills first before hiring them for the long haul, though. If you're looking...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th November 2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,120
Posted By Jason Jacoby
Re: Top 10 Ways to Get More Customers Locally

Today's tip is about upselling...if you're not doing it you're leaving a lot of money on the table.

Upsell something when they buy something else
Upselling is simply about persuading your...
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