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Forum: Social Media 29th February 2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Facebook Ads How to target people who like certain page(s)?

You can't do that any more. You're right - it used to be possible but it's not anymore.
The next best thing is to target by interest.
Forum: Email Marketing 31st March 2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,559
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How To Get 50%+ Open Rates [With Proof]

Thanks Terry for some great ideas. I hadn't thought about the problem with people on the initial test email receiving it again when you send the email to your entire list. It would be good if Aweber...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Offering upsells on $1 trial - Does it defeat the purpose?

I think the answer is to test. If you've got enough traffic, try the upsell upfront, and then try it later.

I guess the advantage of the upsell being upfront is that it's in their face - they have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,316
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Will you remove the inactive subscribers in aweber?

Aweber will charge you for them - inactive, active, unsubscribed. The only way to not be charged for them is to delete them.
And why wouldn't you? If you're not getting a return on your investment,...
Forum: Social Media 1st April 2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Automated Twitter Tool

Hootsuite also allows you to schedule tweets - not sure if that's just on the premium option or the free one as well.

Buffer is another option and easy to use if you want tweets to be sent out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Software that Automatically Posts Article to Wordpress in Bulk?

There's a wordpress plugin called ZipPoster that will allow you to upload multiple .txt files at once. It then automatically schedules them.

Despite the age of the plugin, it still works fine for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 760
Posted By AllanWard
Re: $947 Value for $9

It's also partly to do with the way our brains are wired - a concept called 'anchoring'. If we see that something is 'worth' $947, our brain holds onto that price as a reference point. When our brain...
Forum: Social Media 25th March 2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,966
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Where should I have accounts?

How about doing some research on your target market.

What social media sites to they use? Where do they hang out.

Don't waste time on something that won't be seen by your target market.
Forum: Social Media 24th March 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 923
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Growing Facebook Fan Pages and Twitter Pages Organically

Don't forget you can act on Facebook as your Page, not as an individual.

I've 'liked' other Pages using my FB Page name, and commented etc using that name. This makes it easier for others to click...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th March 2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 185,986
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Any experiance with Amazon Selling Machine by Matt Clark?

I've just had a quick read of the pdfs that were posted here earlier which provide a pretty good overview of the system. My impression is that it all revolves around white-labelling your own product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Complaints on Aweber...

I've added some text to my emails now that tells them they're receiving this email because they've subscribed to my list via my website. This serves as a memory prompter for some people.
You still...
Forum: Social Media 16th January 2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,485
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How I Got 64,000 Fans on Facebook

Great post Justin. You've done a good job explaining how you used FB ads to get more likes. I'm interested in learning more about what sort of content you then posted to the FB page, and how you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Backing Up Your Files?

I also use DropBox for my PC files. It works well for me. I use BackupBuddy for my blogs as well - that backup goes to Amazon S3.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,543
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Here's how to get lots of traffic and good conversions

I think when you look at his figures you'll see that Google is his 2nd best source of traffic, but the 15th in terms of conversions.

I'm assuming that conversions relates to the sale of a...
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Do You Make Facebook Posts w/ Image Below?

Just add the URL of your blog post as your status update. It'll then add the thumbnail and beginning of the blog post. Then delete the URL you copied and replace that with your own text.
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,938
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How NOT To Acquire New Twitter Followers

If you read the article properly, you'll see that she didn't believe TweetAdder was to blame for her accounts getting banned - in fact she didn't even use it across all her accounts. There were other...
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Twitter Programs

Hootsuite will allow you to import a csv file of tweets to be sent later.
Forum: Social Media 30th October 2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Do You Make Facebook Posts w/ Image Below?

I've been adding some posts as photos - it gives me the ability to add some text above the image, but the advantage is that a much bigger portion of the image is displayed in people's timelines.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How much would a decent Clickbank product page cost?

A lot of it you could do yourself, but as Alexa points out, a good copywriter is an investment, not a cost. You can Google most of the set up stuff and learn to do it yourself, or outsource it via...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Did Youtube just changed the rule for URL in decription?

I noticed that last night on a couple of videos I was watching. I'm hoping it doesn't become a standard feature as it could lead to a drop in clicks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 598
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How easy do you make it for your customers...

One of my pet peeves is when they ask for information that's totally unnecessary. Why ask for my address if you're selling a digital product?

The other thing I hate is when they don't email you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,365
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Pay Before Service? How Do You Feel?

From a seller's perspective, I'd like at least 50% upfront from the buyer so they can show that they're serious. However, it all depends on what you're selling and what the risk is to each party. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Adding Affiliate Links in Any RSS Feed

Don't have a specific answer, but this is probably something you can do using Yahoo Pipes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,746
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Youtube targeted marketing the Music Niche

Some good advice in this thread already. Here's my 2 cents worth.

Check out Boyce Avenue and Tyler Ward's channels on You tube. They've both done well by recording good covers of popular songs and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By AllanWard
Re: how to automatically send download link for ebook

Whilst you can send them the product link via email, Clickbank require you to send the customer to a download page.

Also, your Aweber list must be confirmed opt-in. So the first email they receive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Twitter Automation

If you want to share blog posts try Twitterfeed dot com. It allows you to send tweets out using content from any RSS feeds. You can add prefix / suffix to the post to give credit. It's totally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,022
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How To Generate Big Blog Traffic From Reddit?

I agree that sub-Reddits are the way to go. Find a couple related to your niche, comment and vote on posts - become part of the community.
Whilst I've generated some traffic from Reddit, it hasn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,299
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Can't login to Clickbank today? Anyone else?

I'm logging in ok now, but I am getting a message saying the analytics are unavailable due to server maintenance.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Integrating Clickbank and Aweber - signups from sales

Thanks for the suggestions.

I was looking at DLGuard and Wishlist last night. It appears that DLGuard 5 now makes it easier to integrate with a Wordpress thank you page. Wishlist looks good as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Integrating Clickbank and Aweber - signups from sales

Hey Sarevok,

I'm thinking a plugin like Wishlist is the way I'm going to have to go. I wish it was simpler. I don't want to start a membership site - I just want to sell a product:)

Let me know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By AllanWard
Integrating Clickbank and Aweber - signups from sales

I'm about to start selling my first product through Clickbank. Everything was going fine until I got to the part where I wanted to add buyers to my Aweber email list once they purchase the product.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Red or Blue - which color makes you push for a better deal?

Brings a smile to my face :)

Great point!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Grabbing Articles from Article Directories: As Simple as Copying/Pasting?

Read the Ezine terms and conditions. In most cases these directories are set up for the purpose of providing articles that others can syndicate.
Generally, you need to use the complete article and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Need More Content (re: Articles) and Article Directories

Do you have readers who'd write for you? Everyone has their story...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Red or Blue - which color makes you push for a better deal?

In the appendix of the report they show a couple of Ebay mockup ads that they used for one of their research projects. The only difference was that one used an ugly red background, the other an ugly...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd July 2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,710
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Marketing For Ministers- How to book yourself solid with speaking engagements.

John,

Great post. You're right - there are so many opportunities for people to speak and minister. In my experience a big part of the problem is that they want to sit and do nothing and wait to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Is the word ''free'' a positive, or a negative?

Dan Ariely outlines an experiment he did around the word 'free'. You can read more on his blog (http://danariely.com/2009/08/10/the-nuances-of-the-free-experiment/).

Free is a useful strategy to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By AllanWard
Red or Blue - which color makes you push for a better deal?

I read this short email last night about the effect of color on our willingness to pay a certain price for a product.

Here's the summary from the email:

I found the full article and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Need Aussie Internet Provider Recommendation (Based in Melbourne)

I'm in Adelaide. Used Internode for a few years in my financial planning business. They were reliable with good service.

We're looking to upgrade our home connection and I'm leaning towards TPG -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,707
Posted By AllanWard
Re: A blatant lie.

Gives a whole new meaning to 'Pushing the free line' doesn't it.

Unsubscribe and move on. Makes you wonder how much success that person is (or isn't) having with their tactics.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Australian Warriors: Can You Help Me?

Works for me as well:
Country Code: AU
Country Name: Australia
City: Adelaide
Region: 05
Region Name: South Australia
Latitude: -34.9287
Longitude: 138.5986
Postal Code:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,691
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Do You Manage All Your Passwords?

I've been using RoboForm for a year and love it. It gives me access to all my passwords on multiple computers - work, home etc.

For those of you who use a text file or word document, what happens...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Popular Powerpoint templates for sales videos?

I've subscribed to PresenterMedia dot com. An annual subscription gives you access to a lot of powerpoint templates as well as clipart and other stuff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Password Manager & Generator

I use Roboform and it's worked fine for me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,291
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Many Twitter Followers in One Day?

I prefer to think in terms of percentages rather than numbers when it comes to Twitter.
If you've only got 100 friends and then befriend another 100, that's a big increase. If you've got 100,000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,291
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Many Twitter Followers in One Day?

You can try it, and may get away with it initially, but I don't think that level of activity is sustainable. By all means test it on an account you don't value and see what happens:).

Some people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,538
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Where do people get stock images for their blog?

If you're not specifically after photos, but clip art, 3D people etc, then PresenterMedia.com is a good option. It has a yearly subscription.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,291
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How Many Twitter Followers in One Day?

It's different for the first 2,000 friends you have. Once you exceed that, a safe ratio to have is to never have 10% more friends than followers. So, if you have 10,000 followers, it's safe to have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By AllanWard
Re: How to do video tape a screen?

He's using Camtasia.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th February 2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Can any tool "spy" on all your competitor's pages?

SEO SpyGlass may be an option. It can analyse pages in a domain.
Forum: Social Media 28th February 2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By AllanWard
Re: Scheduling Social Media posts

Buffer app works well for this. You can set automatic posting settings and any posts you submit to your Buffer are sent out according to your schedule.

You can also do it via Hootsuite, but need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By AllanWard
Re: camtasia

In Camtasia is an option around Audio settings. You need to look at the options there to see what audio sources are available. It's probably set up by default to record from your computer's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,573
Posted By AllanWard
Re: CommentLuv . . . Asking for Spam or a Worthwhile AddOn?

If you have a self-hosted Wordpress blog (i.e. your own domain), it will work fine for you.

I've been using the premium version for a while and like it. I also use Akismet to filter spam so I...
Forum: Website Design 29th January 2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,362
Posted By AllanWard
Re: CSS to change text color - WP / Headway Theme

Thanks. I'm sure I'll be back here on a regular basis. :D
Forum: Website Design 29th January 2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,362
Posted By AllanWard
Re: CSS to change text color - WP / Headway Theme

Thanks everyone for your help.
@Ernestrategos - your solution worked (I had tried that before but without an '*').

The Headway forum gave me another solution that works even better as it ...
Forum: Website Design 29th January 2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,362
Posted By AllanWard
Re: CSS to change text color - WP / Headway Theme

If I change it using Firebug at the .entry-content level, it changes all the text on the page, not just the text in the box.

I'm going to post this over at the Headway forum as well. This is...
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