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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,676
Posted By thatgirlJ
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Hi everyone,

I hadn't posted about my situation here, because it definitely wouldn't have been fair to Allen and the members of this forum if I had, especially before it was resolved with PayPal....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,128
Posted By kindsvater
FTC Sues for MMO Promises Used as Front-Ends for Upsells

A new FTC action against a couple dozen Internet marketers, with the complaint, can be found here: FTC Action Halts Allegedly Deceptive Own-Your-Own Website Business Opportunity...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,124
Posted By WebPen
Why 99% of Product Creators Fail

Just read an awesome post from my man Ramit Sethi- well, on his blog anyways. The post was written by Chris Guillebeau.

Check it out at Why Most People Fail at Making Online Products (And How You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By davemiz
Re: 30 page visits a day and a 60-90% opt in rate

Guys, something to keep in mind... there is no *set* number for squeeze page conversions...

EVERY market is different.

Every market has different #'s.

You could be in a market and getting a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By WillR
Re: 30 page visits a day and a 60-90% opt in rate

When doing this (split testing) be sure to keep a few things in mind...

1) Don't call a split test finished too early. Quite often just when you think a split test is fairly definitive it will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,907
Posted By Bill_Z
Re: I think I've been scammed out of $997

Right now you're my favorite troll on this forum. Nice job.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By tharith
Re: What Do You Struggle With as an Internet Marketer

Nice post for this page. It is great tips of IM.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,914
Posted By sunray
Re: Don’t Call Yourself a Writer If What You Really Are Is a Thief

Ideas are not copyrighted. If they were life would be virtually impossible. Writing would become absolutely impossible, because how would you know if anyone else may have expressed the idea or even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: Is there a product that Newbies can use to start earning within 2 weeks?

Yes, their brains. :)

Go sell a service of some kind. Maybe fiverr.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By Bill Farnham
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

From a customer's viewpoint:

A consumer's email address + a date, or range of dates + transaction status + transaction amount + an invoice number = a lot about your customers.

Some of you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By UMS
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Definitely the biggest issue here is absolutely no notification and no explanation of the required changes.

That's simply not good enough.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Tiffany,

Go to Paypal > My Account > Profile > My Settings

Click each link under "More account settings" (A link might say, 'Service Providers')

Click "Remove" for each point of access.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By TiffanyLambert
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Ugh yeah please tell me I didn't give JVZoo permission to do anything like that? In fact like a dumbass, I didn't pay a hell of a lot of attention to what I DID give permission for, and now how do I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By thatgirlJ
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

I am very concerned about access to ALL transactions. JVZoo doesn't require that, and I don't understand why it's needed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,015
Posted By Rob Howard
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Two things:

1. JVZoo and other platforms require most of this now. (More on this in a minute)

2. The troubling part is the access to transactions. I'm not sure why he would need it.

JVZoo...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 30,791
Posted By Rod Cortez
57 Lessons Learned Over 14 Years In Internet Marketing - The List I Wish I Had When I First Started

Edit: Updated for 2013

Warriors,

I first stumbled upon the Warrior Forum back in 1999 through a free viral report written by Allen Says, the owner of this forum. I browsed through the forum,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By John Taylor
This Is Getting Even Worse Than Crazy...

I received the following PM from someone who isn't a War Room member and, as such, is unlikely to have posted a WSO...
And this was my reply...

I'm all for helping people when I can. BUT, I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,341
Posted By Joseph Robinson
Re: I bought my first WSO and made $8,614!

Well you will never see a realistic thread like that, because I don't believe it is possible. Posters of WSO's like to use grandiose claims to get you into the thread, and the method rarely delivers....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,341
Posted By Istvan Horvath
Re: I bought my first WSO and made $8,614!

Don't buy WSOs that sell money making "systems".

Buy tools! - software, plugins, services.
Forum: Copywriting 11th March 2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,492
Posted By BrianMcLeod
Re: What's wrong with "Who Else Wants To Blah Blah Blah"?

Once an audio engineer develops their ear enough,
they begin to notice things in the audio and the music
that the general public never does.

Sibilance... that "SSSSsss" sound that whistles like...
Forum: Copywriting 11th February 2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,910
Posted By RickDuris
The Care and Feeding of Copywriters

Dear Fellow Marketer,

Like you, I am a marketer.

But at my core, in my heart, I am a copywriter. I get paid thousands per sales letter and email. Frankly, even more than the late, revered...
Forum: Copywriting 11th February 2010, 02:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By MarketerX
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Bret,

I'm a self proclaimed 'dunce copywriter' but I write up squeeze pages all the time that convert 20-30%.

All I do first is sum up the main benefit of what I'm offering in my headline. For...
Forum: Website Design 10th February 2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By thrilrich
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

Bret,

Just been to your website. Just my 2-cents worth comments. Hope to help u better with the graphical aspect.

1) Header is not attractive enough to capture eyeballs. Needs rework esp. the...
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By amujtabaa
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

Your sales copy bullet points don't mix with your sub headline. Try combining the sub-header and bullet point (on paper) and see if it reads correctly.

Here's an example:

Subheader: Are you...
Forum: Website Design 8th February 2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By condra
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

Whatever about it being "plane jane" looking, the wording is going to put most internet users off immediately.

The whole text reeks of being a money making scheme, scam, or hard sell. I'm not...
Forum: Copywriting 8th February 2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Jennie Heckel
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Dear Bret:

I would do some thinking about the seo on this.

The domain name should exactly match the keyword phase that is the primary keyword phrase for your organic search term you are...
Forum: Copywriting 8th February 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By maximus242
Re: Seeking Copy advice

The design sucks, has no credibility, im not going to trust some crazy ******* over the internet after I just had major surgery. You should be Oozing credibility, not get my crappy ebook.

Make it...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Hi Brett,

Reviewed your site again. We need a benefit in the headline in there, buddy. What you have now is just a statement. But I still love the bullets. Also any scrolling at all is still a...
Forum: Copywriting 7th February 2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Yes, it's okay now in IE-7.
Forum: Website Design 7th February 2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Pacman131
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

Definitely way to plain, you wouldn't convince me into buying anything from a site like that.

I would suggest buying a made up template buy someone.
Forum: Website Design 7th February 2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By All Night Cafe
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

I think it is kind of plan jane looking.

I would suggest that you take your keyword, do a
search in Google. Look at the first 10 sites.

Study how they are set up. Don't steal there...
Forum: Website Design 7th February 2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By buster17
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

maybe you can use a (personas for firefox) to get your beautiful background.
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By RickDuris
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Hey Brett,

I like most of the copy a lot except for the headline--but it may be just me. "Diarrhea After Gallbladder Surgery? IBS Got You Down?"

I do not appreciate the connection between...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,216
Posted By kswr123
Re: OH MY! I am so OVERWHELMED!!

Hi There.

Firstly, just don't think of the difficulty of it/

Take a look at this:

YouTube- Broadcast Yourself.

Another warrrior posted it in another thread, and I thought that it was...
Forum: Website Design 6th February 2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By dashserv
Tip Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

Hi Bret,
The reason your background doesn't show up is the body tag is referencing an image file on your hard drive. It will probably show up on your computer but no one elses.

Change this part...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Doug Stratemeyer
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Echoing some other posts, I would lose or change the picture. If I had that problem I would not be smiling.

I would change the term "Help" to something more certain like "Solution" or "Answer...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Mr. Enthusiastic
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Hi Brett,

I'm using my imagination because thank God, I don't have that condition.

If I had that condition I'm damn sure be looking for an answer. A free ebook about easy to make changes to my...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By travlinguy
Re: Seeking Copy advice

As it stands right now, you've got major formatting issues, at least with my IE-7 browser. The header is okay but everything else is waaaaay left justified. It's like a single column of text running...
Forum: Copywriting 6th February 2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By Alex Cohen
Re: Seeking Copy advice

Bret,

You're pushing the urgency button too hard. People know you're offering a free report in exchange for their info so you can then try to sell them something.

Are you really going to...
Forum: Website Design 6th February 2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Deeps2365
Re: Looking for reviews on this new site

It looks way to plain in chrome (no background)

I think it would put off buyers
Forum: Website Design 12th January 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By ereadergold
Re: Website Set Up for the Ignorant!!!

The quickest and easiest way of getting started with what you have is to setup WordPress on your hosting account. This is very easy to do if your hosting account has a CPanel with the Fantastico...
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