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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

I don't recommend screwing people who pay 1 cent per word, that's for sure... ;)

Something tells me if they are cheap there, they will be cheap elsewhere.

At this point, I don't write articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

LMAO! That was hilarious...very nice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

Yeah, screw those clients! I know just the ones you refer to, and I refused to even bother responding to those as well.

If you want quality writing, you better be ready to pay for it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

John, you're lucky that you got such an opportunity! I was fortunate enough to get MUCH better writing gigs down the road for a topic that I had lots of firsthand knowledge of and which is DIFFICULT...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
Re: The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

LOL!

It's been years since I had to Google and write that, but as I recall the most common cause was an irregular amount of fat in the stool.

Fun stuff, isn't it? ;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By ashloren
The Ugly and Often Hilarious Reality of Content Writing

So I'll just preface this by saying that starting from zero always kind of sucks. I'm sure we can all agree on that point.

Years ago, all I knew was that I wanted to find a way to make some money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By ashloren
Re: Selling Ebooks Online

So are torrent downloaders, blackhat forums and Pirate Bay users...

They are all fans of 'pay what you want' pricing for all digital goods. The problem, of course, is that they don't want to pay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By ashloren
Re: Do you use Selfies to promote your brand?

I almost always use selfies in my marketing. And yes, it seems to have a positive effect.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,478
Posted By ashloren
Re: What Free Static HTML Squeeze Page Templates Do You Use?

Yes, it is. Just view the source code in your browser and paste it into notepad, save it as an HTML file and you're set to go.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,038
Posted By ashloren
Re: What do you do about your products that get ripped and end up in BlackHat forums?

If you can't beat them, join them.

I usually just join the forum where my stuff is being shared and join in the conversation by thanking them for noticing it, answering questions and establishing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,130
Posted By ashloren
Re: I need help getting my book on to Amazon

Hi there,

If you'd like some one-on-one help with formatting your book, feel free to private message me and I'll help you out.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th February 2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By ashloren
Re: KD Promo App

Yes, it works. It currently submits to 27 free promo sites and more are being added very soon.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,095
Posted By ashloren
Re: Is porn or porn related fetishes a good niche?

Of course there will always be money to be made with any form of sex, plain and simple.

The free tube sites haven't killed the porn industry, but they have definitely changed it.

Free porn...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 16th January 2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By ashloren
Seeking Adobe AIR Developer for App Project (Profit Share)

I'm looking for an experienced Adobe AIR developer who is willing to work on a project for a profit share of approximately 33%. It's going to be split between myself, my partner and the developer. We...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By ashloren
Re: How to add paypal to my html image?

Login to Paypal and click on the Merchant Services tab.
Click on create payment button for your website.
Setup the button with the appropriate values, pretty straightforward.
At the end of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By ashloren
Re: So if Paypal hates IM stuff, how come it's safe on JVZoo/Paygear/Digiresults?

It's a huge mistake to trust ANY one company, person or entity with your entire living. I'm surprised someone successful like yourself doesn't realize this. Good luck when something goes wrong with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By ashloren
Re: So if Paypal hates IM stuff, how come it's safe on JVZoo/Paygear/Digiresults?

Now THAT is misinformation if I've ever heard it. Are you really naive enough to think that Paypal only shuts down accounts when they have a good cause???

Sorry, but that's just not true. If that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By ashloren
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Wordpress Forms Plugin

By far my favorite contact form plugin for WP is Wordpress Google Forms. Google forms are free, functional and very ugly. The WP plugin helps make them look nicer and will generate a shortcode to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By ashloren
Re: Changes In The Code Of A Site Can Affect Traffic Volumes?

Honestly, based on the information you have shared, it could be ANY of the possibilities you listed here. It's pretty difficult to say whether it was the FB page owner. How long had you been paying...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 13th December 2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By ashloren
Need a Customer Support Rep & Part Time Virtual Assistant

Hello there,

I am looking to hire a very part-time customer support rep and personal assistant.

I only need someone to put in about 10 hours per week to start, but if things work out then it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By ashloren
Re: Feels good to take scraper sites (especially those out-ranking you with your own articles) down!

Google is not a scraper site. They crawl content, they don't scrape it at all. Not only that, but they will also typically respect the site owner's wishes if they do not want their website to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By ashloren
Re: Feels good to take scraper sites (especially those out-ranking you with your own articles) down!

I've had this problem too and agree that Google is fast to respond and has never once questioned me after I provide them the proof that I own the content. They remove the content immediately with no...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th December 2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By ashloren
Re: KD Promo App

We are not offering a refund on this product except for in rare situations at our discretion. The most recent update on the app has included several improvements. The forum was overrun with spam, as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,329
Posted By ashloren
Re: If you found the KEY, would you REALLLLLLY want to give back to the Warrior forum?

Yes, I would still spend time here to give back to other warriors. However, giving back does not have to mean giving them a copy and paste formula for my own success. That would be slitting your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By ashloren
Re: those IM using blog , how many post you publish per day or week?

I have posted once per week on average since I started my blog a few years ago. It does fine in Google.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th November 2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By ashloren
Re: KD Promo App

Tim, you can email me ashly@ashlylorenzana.com for help. Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By ashloren
Re: What do you think about using Weebly free site for Aweber opt in form?

Make a simple HTML page with the opt-in form and host it in the public folder of your Dropbox account. I've done that before in the past.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By ashloren
Re: I choose Single OPT-IN Because??

The only issue with single opt-in is that anyone can enter anyone's email address, doesn't have to be the person who it actually belongs to. But if that weren't possible, I'd see no harm in single...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 936
Posted By ashloren
Re: best way of promoting my handwriting services

If you want to streamline posting to all the social media sites, I suggest using https://ifttt.com

You setup a "recipe" that will post your blog entries to Facebook, Twitter, ect. every time you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By ashloren
Re: Monetizing escorts directory

I worked as an escort for over seven years, so I know a thing or two about directories in this niche. I'd say you should work on increasing your traffic and examine your competition. Honestly, I feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By ashloren
Re: Where do you host list freebies?

You can use your own site to host it, like others have said. Otherwise, choose a reliable company for your file hosting. I have used Dropbox in the past, just upload to your public folder (not sure...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,427
Posted By ashloren
Re: Clickbank Rejects Adult Products Now?

I'm so sick of hearing about the pressure put on companies in the US by investors and shareholders when it comes to stifling anything that involves sex.

It continues to baffle me how US...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By ashloren
Re: Monetizing a Spiritual Website...

Depending on what exactly you mean by spiritual...

I mean, are we talking religion or spirituality more in the direction of horoscopes and such?

If you are referring the latter, there are more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,624
Posted By ashloren
Re: What do the 20-somethings buy?

I just turned 26 and at this point in my life, I spend most of my money on:

1. Drugs
2. Clothing
3. Cosmetics
4. Dining
5. Online expenses (website hosting, etc.)
6. Vet bills and dog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,304
Posted By ashloren
Re: Are You a Porn Warrior?

Yeah, I'd say that my internet marketing roots definitely qualify me as a "pron warrior." ;-)

Oh and Fazal...the question wasn't whether or not you "hate" the adult industry, since you seem to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By ashloren
Re: Selling "Notes" to Popular IM Products on Fiverr?

Yeah, I would be surprised to learn that Fiverr is paying for an ad to a gig like that, even if the seller has a 95% rating and has sold a ton of gigs, which they appear to have done.

Seems a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By ashloren
Re: Selling "Notes" to Popular IM Products on Fiverr?

Yeah, I did notice that she was not from the US. Maybe that makes it easier for her to do what she is doing.

What I find most interesting is that I discovered her Fiverr gig after simply doing a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By ashloren
Selling "Notes" to Popular IM Products on Fiverr?

I just stumbled upon a level 2 seller on Fiverr who only sells gigs for their "notes" on popular and expensive IM info products, such as those put out by Frank Kern.

What are your thoughts on...
Forum: Copywriting 28th August 2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By ashloren
Re: Hottest Headlines

Thanks for mentioning my headline. Glad you liked it and good to know it had the desired effect.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By ashloren
Re: Is there a way to figure out what advertising methods a certain website uses ?

Try builtwith.com. They tell you the ad scripts which are present and the technologies used to make the site as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,821
Posted By ashloren
Re: What are the Cons of Wordpress?

It is...? Seriously?

Uh, I dunno, but...

<html>
<head><title>My Website</title></head>
<body><h1>Welcome to My Website!</h1>
<p>I wrote this all by myself. Look mom, no hands (or...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th August 2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,003
Posted By ashloren
Re: KD Promo App

Hi there,

I'm Rob's partner on this project and we are currently having the app rebuilt for Adobe AIR. It should be improved and ready before the end of this month. Thanks for your patience and we...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By ashloren
Re: Do you know anything about the products you promote?

I agree with the three criteria posted by someone above...

Sure, you can promote something you know nothing about. But you aren't likely to succeed in selling it without any knowledge about it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,297
Posted By ashloren
Re: Tips On Rewriting PLR

I agree that you should start with better quality PLR. If what you have no is crap, the only way to make it not suck is to totally transform it. That makes it sort of useless, right...?

I also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By ashloren
Re: Think You Should Try Squidoo...? I say Squidon't!

Couldn't agree more with you on those points. I have never been one to condone ripping off legitimate business people, that's not my style.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By ashloren
Re: Think You Should Try Squidoo...? I say Squidon't!

Luckily I had already moved onto bigger and better things. Now I'm mostly making money by providing writing services and collaborating on a couple of products.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By ashloren
Re: Think You Should Try Squidoo...? I say Squidon't!

So is the stifling of adult content in corporate America (i.e. Paypal's "Acceptable Use" Policy which apparently lumps adult products with gambling sites, pharmaceuticals and firearms, to name a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By ashloren
Think You Should Try Squidoo...? I say Squidon't!

Squidoo was one of the first places I made money online. I published a lens about how to use Netspend prepaid debit cards to verify a Paypal account and got a crapload of signups. Of course, only a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By ashloren
Re: Sexy Women That Don't Respond :(

Hey, if you can manage to pull off using a sexy woman in order to get more attention, clicks, sales, sign ups, buzz or whatever other conversion you're aiming for...then the more power to you. People...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By ashloren
Re: Selling Your Content As eBooks On Amazon

I actually just did this. I decided to publish a book of my top blog posts centered around a single topic I cover regularly on my blog (the most popular topic, that is). I published in in the Kindle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 755
Posted By ashloren
Re: Want to make a WordPress blog; what are the best resources and guides?

I'm by no means a developer OR a coder, but I would say that if you are going to be using Wordpress, then learning PHP trumps developing your knowledge of HTML by a landslide. Wordpress is PHP-based,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By ashloren
Re: How do you create a great looking ebook?

I just hired a company called Vook in New York to turn some of my blog posts into an eBook and they did an outstanding job. It reads correctly on all mobile devices, tablets, ereaders and I got both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 776
Posted By ashloren
Re: Is Your Business Attracting LOSERS?

I'm going to have to disagree with much of the OP on this one.

First of all, I do not believe that unethical refunds fall into the same category as people who simply look for freebies. Two very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By ashloren
Re: 5 Powerful Hot Tips on How to Create a Successful Writing Career

Good tips for any writer, certainly. I would like to also add one of my own: #6 - Specialize as soon as you can. You can demand higher rates for specialized content and you become a well known writer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,027
Posted By ashloren
Re: WF says banned IP but...?

Same thing happened to me earlier today, but it appears to have just been some error as I was also able to login without any problem and haven't seen it since then.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,780
Posted By ashloren
Re: Do you feel comfortable hiring at $1-$2 per hour?

No. I wouldn't hire anyone for less than the minimum wage where I live, which is $8.95/hr.

I wouldn't expect anyone to work for less than I would be entitled to if I were employed by a company. I...
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