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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,293
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: What Is The Future Of Forums in Internet Marketing?

It sounds more to me like they are hammering the final nail in your coffin.

Forums were never intended to be places to market to people. They were set up so that people with common interests could...
Forum: Social Media 10th September 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 468
Posted By savidge4
Re: Facebook is considering removing likes

Im all for it.. likes are more often than not fake, and everyone is beginning to understand that, so in terms of actual "trust" development likes are become less and less of value. On facebook in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 291
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: When taking a new SEO project, which questions do you ask your client?

If you don't know what questions to ask, you probably shouldn't take the project.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th August 2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 857
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: My sites Bounce rates remain high! Need suggestions!

It doesn't actually mean they leave immediately or that they didn't find what they were looking for. It just means they didn't visit any other pages.

Maybe they clicked on an affiliate link or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th August 2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: Backlinks Count More Than Word Count in 2019

There never was a quantity of words element to the Google algorithm. The studies by Brian Dean, etc. merely pointed out that there was a correlation between longer articles and ranking. For some...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: Nobody Replies Emails...

Been there, done that. Tired of it.


Or perhaps they are very Internet savvy and can smell spam and a dime a dozen offer a mile away. Or perhaps they've been burned by people like you (no offense...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 486
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Average CTR for Blog

I miss the days when this forum was moderated.
Forum: Beginners Area 3rd May 2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 210
Posted By kilgore
Re: Long tail Keywords - How many??

Our technique is a little different:

We write for human beings not for search engines.

As a result, we barely give keywords any thought at all -- and when we do, it's again, thinking how the...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 12th April 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,037
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: How to increase conversions on Adwords

Also, that member was posting from Pakistan and listing his location as UK. The post has been deleted - you might want to erase the quote from your post.

Please report any similar posts (using the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th March 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 381
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: 5 link building mistakes, DON’Ts you didn’t know about

Moz and their shitty DA metric have nothing to do with the quality of a link. Their update affected nothing.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st March 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,436
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: Most of my traffic coming from an irrelevant keyword

No, it will not damage your SEO efforts for the phrases you want to rank for. Google ranks individual pages, not entire websites. What one page is ranking for has no direct influence on what other...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 177
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Anyone else's domain authority just gone nuts?

It's nothing like a building collapse. If a building collapsed, I would be concerned. If a site's DA collapsed, I would not give a shit.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 3rd March 2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Kay King
Re: Is this type of ad OK on Facebook?

I think it's more like 80% are scams...I know on this fourm those 'offers' are common....and the accts banned immediately.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 486
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Average CTR for Blog

There is no correct answer. Your CTR as shown in search console is going to vary based on your rankings.

If a specific keyword is ranking #1, you will likely get 40% or more CTR for that search. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 486
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Average CTR for Blog

Ignore this crap. If you are trying to run a business, you absolutely should be focused on numbers.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 115
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Link velocity

The correct answer is as many good links as you can possibly get. Anyone saying otherwise is clueless. Google does not care how many links you are getting. They are looking at the quality of the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 115
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Link velocity

Ignore this. They clearly have no idea wtf they are talking about.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 486
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: Average CTR for Blog

WTF are the two of you talking about?

Getting more than 10-15% is a problem? Anything below 10% is good?

You know the idea is to get as many clicks as possible, right?
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd February 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By IGotMine
Re: [PLEASE HELP] My fears towards spending in Google Adwords

Paying for traffic is not an expense, it's an investment.



Or until the next day when your competition takes your SERP position and you are back to square one. "Free" traffic means...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By Kay King
Re: Delivering brochures B2B - 100% success so far..but how does it work?

Sometimes a thread just makes me chuckle - thanks!


You delivered THREE flyers and got one client - ONE THIRD OF THOSE CONTACTED BECAME A CLIENT.


So - instead of hitting the pavement and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,251
Posted By max5ty
Re: I call BS on "people don't like to be sold to" -- a mini Rant

People want to buy, but they don't want to be sold to.

When people are sold to, they feel as though they're not in control. Always let the customer feel as though they're in control.

They're...
Forum: Social Media 2nd January 2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 907
Posted By nowservingpixels
Re: Is Facebook Still A Good Place To Advertise?

It depends on what you're selling, how well you sell it, who you're targeting, how well you target them, how effective your copy is, etc. There's so many variables. It's a lot more complicated than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,320
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: One reason for the drop in Warrior Forum engagement?

I brought it up to Gab over a year ago. The response was that I had a bad attitude and was being negative.
Forum: Beginners Area 1st May 2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 863
Posted By IGotMine
Re: Ethics on pricing.

I start my prices on the high side of what I think the market will bear. I always have a pretty good idea of what that is beforehand.

I like to have room to test lower prices and offer meaningful...
Forum: Beginners Area 1st May 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 863
Posted By Kay King
Re: Ethics on pricing.

Why not? What would be 'unethical' about it? Every product creator has a markup - why else would you bother to create products if there were no profit to be gained?

When you have a formula you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th January 2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,636
Posted By helisell
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,636
Posted By helisell
Re: What i learned after cold calling about 600-800 businesses.

EliHood...

You just need a straightforward 'value proposition' that describes what you do.

It will need to be crafted so that the value you propose is (or could be) beneficial
to the person...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,636
Posted By Claude Whitacre
Re: What i learned after cold calling about 600-800 businesses.

Please stop. It's hurting my soul reading this. When a prospect asks a question, I have a radical suggestion...Answer the damn question.

I get cold called maybe 20 times a day...every day. When I...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 16th January 2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By Chris Brindamour
RE: What's the best way to test/troubleshoot a Facebook ad?

wheelstb,

You should run multiple ads and see which one performs the best. Sounds like you have a bad ad. Kill the ones that don't work, scale the ones that do.

Chris
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 443
Posted By Kay King
Re: Mentor Wanted

You definitely sound like a 'newbie' and some of your comments simply don't make sense to me.



The last paragraph is the one that will hurt you here. Some here are lying or exaggerating - but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,913
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: If you were to sell a niche digital product online for over 1000 per sale, what would it be?

Hypothetical questions tend to attract hypothetical answers. Instead of asking what someone would do, examine what people are actually doing.

And if you want to create an in-demand, high value...
Forum: Beginners Area 16th December 2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 596
Posted By Michael Meaney
Re: What Is The Fastest & Easiest Way I Get Free Unlimited Targeted Traffic From Social Media?

Nothing screams belief in a project like the unwillingness to financially invest in it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 389
Posted By Michael Meaney
Re: 3 reasons why marketers should not chase money

Really?

Maybe you're spending too much time at the seedy end of the spectrum.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd December 2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: How Will Net Neurtrality Affect IM?

It's a non-issue.

No, the end of ‘net neutrality’ isn’t cyber-maggeddon (https://nypost.com/2017/12/01/no-the-end-of-net-neutrality-isnt-cyber-maggeddon/)

Brent
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th November 2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: So, I had a "developer" that I hired...

Word of advice, there are exactly zero developers from England working for Fiverr prices.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th November 2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By Dennis Gaskill
Re: So, I had a "developer" that I hired...

tritrain - I'd look through every folder/directory on my site to look for files that aren't supposed to be there. If you can, I'd also look at the source code for every page if your site isn't too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,464
Posted By Mike Anthony
Re: The SEO category of the Warrior Forum

If I might make a suggestion (as someone who got most of my thanks in the SEO section) That section is a now a mess as half the posters (or more) are still caught in the the SEO world before Google...
Forum: Copywriting 4th November 2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,354
Posted By laurencewins
Re: Which tool is best for Content writing ?

That's an easy question to answer.
The special tool you're looking for is called.... "a human being - a content writer."

I'm NOT saying that because it's what I do. But I have seen so many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,941
Posted By Frank Donovan
Re: How Do I Create A Logo!!!

Not sure what you mean by "test the waters", but I'd recommend you focus on the critical aspects of the business, such as your offer(s), sales funnel, delivery systems etc. People tend to get bogged...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 468
Posted By Michael Meaney
Why choosing the right name can make or break you

Considering the surname I grew up with, you'd think I'd know a thing or two about naming stuff.

But it still took an epic mistake on my part before I actually sat down and figured it out.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By Mark Singletary
Re: How To Find Client?

Do you not understand that you can't be an expert in those things and not be able to find clients?

An expert in SEO, Internet Marketing, PPC, etc. could easily find clients and if they didn't come...
Forum: Copywriting 8th October 2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By OptedIn
Re: Please help: I am trying to come up with a good headline

My most successful email subject line that I have used in 2017 has been, "I Destroy Businesses," which, by the way, I lifted from a thread on this forum. lol

I then went on to describe that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 820
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: How to promote a service business when you dont have much money?

You tried a whopping four ads that didn't work, and now you're convinced that advertising doesn't work. Does that mean if four women turn you down for dates, you'll die celibate because asking women...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: I suck at driving traffic

How did you "try Adwords" and not get any traffic??

Brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,405
Posted By .
This is the Warrior Forum and you are a Warrior

I think It's time for me to announce to the world (to you guys) that I'm the new Head of the Warrior Forum

I became a warrior a long time ago.

I was lost. Broke... I had no idea how to build...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th September 2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By discrat
" Great Post, Thanks " Arrrggghhhh

Sorry just felt compelled to write this as I was scouring the Main Forum here today.

I see some members ( mostly new but a few old) who felt the need to write a Post saying something to the extent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,820
Posted By Enfusia
Re: What is the main reason for the 95% failure rate in internet marketing?

The same reasons there is a 1%.

The same reasons most people don't achieve their goals.

The same reasons less than 5% of America will retire with more than enough to last until death.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,820
Posted By DIABL0
Re: What is the main reason for the 95% failure rate in internet marketing?

They don't have a system(process) that works and run out of funds before they figure it out or they give up after too much failure.

I think what Brent said is totally valid as well. Some people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 3,820
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: What is the main reason for the 95 failure rate in internet marketing?

No business experience, education or acumen.

Brent
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th September 2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By DABK
Re: Yoast plugin

It does nothing for SEO. It reminds you to put the keyword in a few places. That's all it does. If you choose the wrong keyword, you're lost. If you choose a keyword that's more competitive than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,705
Posted By Tsnyder
Re: Was offered 200k to buy my yt channel

Pay no attention to any other advice you get in this thread.

The ONLY smart thing to do is contact an attorney and have them
contact the prospective buyer to arrange the deal. Have the attorney...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,048
Posted By dave_hermansen
Re: After creating backlinks, my website is disappearing

Look at the backlinks they got for you. Are any of them on real websites where the owner of that website had to make a decision whether to link to your site or not? Likely not!

Most of these cheap...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,048
Posted By MikeFriedman
Re: After creating backlinks, my website is disappearing

To be fair, you never hired an SEO company. Don't blame "SEO Companies" for your loss in rankings. What you hired was shitty link builders, which is all you will find at a place like Fiverr.

This...
Forum: Social Media 23rd July 2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By yukon
Re: My view count decreased on Youtube?

Stop refreshing your browser.

Problem solved.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 18th July 2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By LucidWebMarketing
Re: Broad Or Phrase Match For One Word Keyword

I don't know what your product or service is but one-word keywords are not recommended. You just end up doing what you are doing: adding negatives. That's just inefficient and you end up keeping...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 26th June 2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 333
Posted By LucidWebMarketing
Re: how can i push my ads to be first one in adwords ?

No, no, no.

Bidding higher usually gets you higher position (your ad rank increases as I said earlier based on the formula bid times QS). Higher ads do get higher CTRs, just like organic results...
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