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Forum: Mind Warriors 10th July 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,532
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: How Do You Keep From Going Nuts?

If you're not focusing you can't be productive. Don't obsess. Take a step back. Here's a great little book I came across: "Getting Things Done" (Subtitle: "The Art of Stress Free Productivity"), by...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th July 2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,443
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Did Google ever threaten to suspend your adwords account?

Once you're on Google's bad side you don't have much wiggle room. This affiliate purge has been going on for several months now and I know of people who were major players who are scrambling to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Seeking Information on Product Creation

Agreed!

Another way of saying this would be, "Don't create a product that everybody wants. Create a product that nobody wants, as long as you know something about it."

Very convoluted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,847
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Is anybody really making money out there. i havent made a dime

There is some great advice in this thread. I don't know how many stories I've read about people who worked for months or even years before finding the success formula. Then all of a sudden it all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,554
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Sites with SBI and elsewhere - your take on it?

By SBI I assume you're referring to Site Build It! This is an excellent platform that I've used myself. It gets high marks from everybody.

The problem is the cost and if you plan to build...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Is it possible to have 6 figure/year without list building... only by Article Marketing?

Very good points being made by all. With massive effort you can make 100K with article marketing alone but why would you want to?

By adding list building and blog creation to the equation you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,963
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Internet Marketing is a Joke!

I have all kinds of books and ebooks on various aspects of internet marketing. There was a time a few years ago when I was starting out that I bought everything in sight. Every new magic formula...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: No idea what to do.

Do Ed Dale's "30 day challenge." It's free and starts in July. I've been through it and it's an excellent experience. It's designed to help people like you make their first dollar online.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,088
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: How Can I make $500 a week online?

You say you can write articles. I wouldn't do anything else, at least not until you've mastered that. You can make $500/wk writing articles. You just need to do it.

The real danger is being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Buying Aged Domains...?

An aged domain is an excellent way to go. I have several of them. The only problem is that you will have a very difficult time finding one that is 100% keyword optimized. But if you can find one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,882
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: ”Wordpress” vs “XsitePro”

. . .From the department of things that you hardly ever see in print. (But really really quotable)

At any rate, I use both of these platforms and while I love XSitePro I started using Wordpress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Thank you in advance for any help you may provide

Your causes are wonderful and it seems that you know what you want to do with your life. I'm not so sure, however, that those particular niches will be the most profitable. Of course I'm just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: mike filsaime agrees with 80/20 rule, do you?

Apply this to time. 20% of your time produces 80% of you most positive results. Time and its use is a huge stumbling block to many people, myself included. I constantly find myself second guessing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 49,270
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: The GREATEST list - 350 websites to help you make money

Fantastic list but a little overwhelming. I know I have a bunch of these bookmarked already but I might have to take a whole day off just to check out the links I'm not familiar with and assess...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

[QUOTE=feedtherightwolf;2271763]Thank you for the suggestion. I am working to promote my blog which is in pornography addiction niche, and my relative's site which is in truck repair industry. Both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

Apparently you haven't read all of the posts. That statement was a response to another person that was almost a thread within the thread. You've obviously taken it out of context.

At any rate,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

I couldn't agree more with this. I've been through the 30 day challenge and it's a great way to systematically learn how to make money online.

It's totally free and you can move forward at your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

The great thing about this forum is that you can get such polarized views and in a sense they're both right. While I agree that there needs to be a major mental shift here away from whining and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

You're right we don't know. But does that change the fact that positive mental attitude is essential for success?

If feedtherightwolf suffers from clinical depression, which by the way is a real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

That's a very unique and special situation. Obviously there are extreme exceptions to every rule. Nothing is ever black and white. There will always be extreme circumstances that just flat out get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

Our mental state is always one of choice, certainly influenced by our circumstances, but it is ultimately our own decision as to what that mental state will be. We are free to exercise our wills...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

Sounds like wallowing to me but you do have a point. Maybe "wallowing" isn't the right word. He has actively chosen to be discouraged. It's one thing to feel this way but when you actually take the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

The act of wallowing in self-pity is not something that should be coddled. There is a place for empathy but there is nothing wrong with encouraging a little mental toughness.

The problem is not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,895
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I feel like I am chasing the clouds...

I agree with you. You will never succeed at internet marketing. Reading your post that fact is more than obvious. You are so defeated and negative that success could not find you with a search light....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 953
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: The real truth on duplicate content

Duplicate content is so overblown, almost to the point of being nothing but a big fat myth. You are correct in your statement that content duplicated on your own site is a no-no.

Beyond that I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th June 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By BobRenwick
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th June 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Watch this Baby Go Boogie on Down

Let's see. I'm trying to think of the appropriate internet marketing application.

Okay how 'bout this: If you want to be a mover and a shaker you must first strip down to your underwear and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Experts! Please help me with this quick Clickbank Question.

I would agree with this. This product has been around for many years and many marketers have already tried it and moved on. Having said that it is an excellent product, although better stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,415
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Squeeze pages that are doomed

Agreed. A squeeze page is not a website, and it will not rank organically anymore than it would be acceptable as a stand alone landing page for adwords.

Google friendly sites must be content rich...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th June 2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,797
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: 180/200 sites dropped off of Google in one day, What would you do??

I hope you're not serious. Sounds like it could be a tongue in cheek remark.

The truth is that Google has been closing down affiliate adwords accounts for the past several months.

Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Is this the most underestimated, overlooked marketing weapon? Let's see if it works on you!

Lots of truth here. We as marketers would do well to listen to what our customers are saying. We spend so much of our efforts trying to sell people on the products that we feel they just can't do...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th June 2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,462
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: What percentage of people on here do you think are LYING?

Raises an interesting question.

I agree that someone with a successful methodology would not hesitate to sell it because of the potentially massive payday, plus the fact that the majority of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Would you refund this?

How much is your time worth? In the time you have taken to start and monitor this post you could have already done what you will ultimately do anyway, which is issue a refund, and have moved on to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th June 2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,462
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: What percentage of people on here do you think are LYING?

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day.

Teach a man to fish and he will be gone every damn weekend. - My wife.

Seriously, though, there is something in all of us that wants to believe the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Is It Worth Buying Email List To Start Out?

No, no and NO! Buying an email list, especially an untargeted one is an act of marketing desperation. You will waste your money and time at best and will have legal issues at worst.

Another word...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,373
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: The TOP DOG Says Email is "Probably Going Away"...

What will be the replacement for email if this is the case. The need for basic communication will not cease. Think of all the things email is used for.

I think Facebook has a narrow view of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Hubpages Influenced My Website Number 2 On Google

Hubpages is a major site that gets indexed constantly. Put something up there and the search engines will find it.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 14,775
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Who here is college educated?

BA Bethel College St Paul Mn. My major, however, had nothing to do with marketing. Like so many with a degree my work experience has taken me far afield.

As for that millionaire thing, I'm still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Why not provide traffic generation details with that?

Let's face it Sylvia, traffic generation will always be the sticky point that causes many internet marketing failures. Those who are experts at it have the key to the mint, while newbies gasp for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,699
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Please Stop Using these Words

First time I ever quoted myself, but now I have to take it back. I didn't know this would turn into a copywriting crash course. I guess it has value after all!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Why not provide traffic generation details with that?

Your point is well taken but don't you think that traffic generation is a large topic unto itself. There are entire products that have been created around the subject of traffic creation. Does...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: NOOB time im here now

Make sure your sites are keyword optimized, just like your domain name. That means keyword in title, description, tags and content.

Then I'd get a few backlinks, not thousands as Google will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Visitors Going Up & Conversion Rate Going Down

Here's the current Clickbank Index from Clickbank Analytics. Is there a correlation to the downturn being experienced?
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,699
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Please Stop Using these Words

". . .on autopilot." You forgot to say "on autopilot."
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th June 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,699
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Please Stop Using these Words

Sometimes one of those threads come along that's good for nothing but a few hahas and ends up being a massive (there's another one of those words) waste of web space.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: "Community" Wordpress Theme

Just type in "chat room Wordpress theme" in your search engine. Or "forum Wordpress theme."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I have 900 plr but I can't sell

I've never sold PLR articles but I use them all the time as seed articles for website content. It provides an immediate starting point and revision is usually easy.

The problem is that PLR varies...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,051
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Is this guy being pedantic or does he have a point?

"Outraged?" Is that an accurate description of the man's reaction? If it is he needs therapy.

As a former social worker I've dealt with homeless people, broken marriages, parentless children,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,346
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: I seldom ask for advice here, but I'm really kind of bummed out...

There are thousands of WSOs out there, over 11K the last I checked. I truly doubt that yours is the only one that has content that is duplicated in another WSO.

Don't worry about competition. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,573
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Just got laid off - ready to go full force IM!

As one who purposefully left his day job too soon I can say that Crew Chief has nailed it for you. Those are all things someone should have told me when I prematurely ventured into IM full time.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Question about misspelled words

While I agree that misspelled keywords can be an absolute goldmine for PPC, do you actually want to deliberately misspell words in articles that you write? What does that do to your credibility,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Examining Your Article Competition....

I think you're on the right track with your parameters, although 50K competition is at the extreme high end for me. I would only mess with that much competition if I were trying to break into a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,242
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Have You Requested a Refund? Why?

Unless I really misread a product I'm usually fairly confident when I make a purchase that the product will provide value. Even if it doesn't live up to my expectations the only reason I would ever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Question about Master Resale Rights

Agreed that PLR is the way to go, not just resell rights. You must have the option of changing the material and making it your own unique product. Change the title, change the graphics, do a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: Best strategy for releasing a new e-book product?

This is what makes this forum so great. It's like having your own personal consulting team.

I do agree that if it's your first product it's not so important to get everything right as it is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 732
Posted By BobRenwick
Re: exact keyword: .org or .info what do you recommend?

The official Google line is that there is no difference or preference. Many marketers, however, report that there is a difference and that .com .net or .org is the only way you should go. The...
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