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Forum: Copywriting 28th February 2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: What types of videos convert best?

I was thinking about this too and found these two posts that address this topic (except for music or no-music), but I believe the discussion would be the same.

Executive summary: split testing :-)...
Forum: Programming 8th July 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: How to add functionality to search website?

The data is stored in the mysql database. There is a lot of text, basically no images, so a full text search would be great.



I am going to read up on sphinxsearch. I am hoping that I will be...
Forum: Programming 8th July 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By ScouterGuy
How to add functionality to search website?

I was hoping that I could get some recommendations on what site search solution to implement? What are you using? I am aware of custom search from Google, but I would prefer something that is my own....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Getting Video Testimonials from Users?

Have you tried to explain the reason why you want their feedback? If you try to identify your "fans" in your customer database. Take the ones that have written great testimonials and write the a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 17th March 2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: How Do You Make Money By Paying $1.00 A Click?

Exactly. As the more established companies entered the PPC market, you also saw an increase in the amount of money spent to simply build a brand. In other words, they are not spending the 1 dollar...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: What is a email subscription list delivery rate increase of 35% worth?

Just my list so far, but it is already quite clean, so I think one might actually be able to get higher rates for other lists.



This is on the other side of the process. Let us say you get 1000...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By ScouterGuy
What is a email subscription list delivery rate increase of 35% worth?

A few months back I had an idea that I thought could improve my delivery rate. I decided to try it out and was able to achieve a 35% increase! Actually it was 35.43%, but who's counting? :D

Either...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Reaching a target audience that's not looking

Look into public relations. Maybe there are experts in the industry/area you choose to market that you can convince. Don't forget offline stuff like newspapers and magazines. Storytelling is the key...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,233
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Tool for directory submission ?

How do you find directories? Any list online? I tried searching the forum but found nothing :( I want to do manual submission but I just know about yahoo :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Harvesting more than 1000 Urls from one search

Thanks Mark! Then I guess I will have to work harder on my search :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By ScouterGuy
Harvesting more than 1000 Urls from one search

I have identified a somewhat complex Google search that gives me 24000 highly relevant results. I am not so concerned with the links backlink juice. I just know that they will bring me traffic over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: [OPINION NEEDED] which voiceover matches the guy in the picture the best?

#2 is the only one that sounds like a doctor! The others are too salesy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Listbuilding and Traffic Exchange?

I think you should do private traffic exchanges with other sites of interest and not sign up to some strange network or organization.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Just came across this site celeb tweet site - ways of monetizing?

Looks interesting. Quite a selection! I have just seen the occasional invite on fiverr.com to tweet something for their followers for 5 dollars, but this is interesting. This way you could hit your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: What's in a name?

I would actually suggest neither. I think you should build a brand. Register a company and decide on a name for your service. I am sure there is some sort of spin to the type of content that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Hostagor shared accounts are overselling?

300 is quite a lot for hostgator. Perhaps you should get a VPS somewhere else? It wouldnt be that much more expensive...
Forum: Programming 18th February 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,170
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: I need to learn PHP need some tutorials

I would like to recommend the actual php manual site:
php.net/manual/en/

It is a bit more techy, but I still think it is very good for learning php. Start with one of the tutorials suggested, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Hostagor shared accounts are overselling?

I think you should write to Hostgator. Usually they track these kind of things, but I would reach out to them and see what they say.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th February 2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: How do I set up a simple Family Updates site with passwords for multiple family members?

Couldn't you just do it with a forum and simply make it private? Then people can write threads, post pictures, etc. Would that not solve your needs? If you go for a commercial version like vBulletin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Weekly Contest on Facebook

I do not think there are any legal requirements you should be concerned with, but hey, I am not a lawyer. I think it could be a really good way to get people to contribute, but of course it can also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Ridiculously Simple Email Marketing Tips That Works !

What data do you suggest collecting from your subscribers? What data are they willing to give away? I mean, I understand it depends on the niche, but I would be interested in knowing what other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Whats wrong with this picture? You tell me.

Is that even legal? I mean, do they communicate that they were "paid" to send them to your site?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Is it worth buying traffic just for list building?

I have noticed that in some markets well-known brands are taking over certain keywords, so I started investigating. They are apparently paying crazy amounts, because they have shifted their marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Ridiculously Simple Email Marketing Tips That Works !

True, I also thought about adding "Know the name of your subscriber and use it in the email as well as other personalization". Like that one better than the other one? :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: What part of OFFLINE don't you understand?

I agree with you and unfortunately I am guilty of this. I just got so carried away with some things posted that I had to chime in.

Does WF not offer the functionality to bump topics to other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Has Anyone Created Something Viral By Giving Out Expensive Prizes?

I think it would be interesting to try this with some really out there prices. Like a iPad with a signature from Madonna or Metallica drummer. I still believe you would get better results if you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,040
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Hiring content writers: Share your experiences and frustrations

1. Make sure you have success criteria in place. If the content has errors you get a price reduction or do not pay at all.

2. Hire "cheaper" writer that writes for you. Hire another more expensive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th February 2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 926
Posted By ScouterGuy
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: The New Rules of Internet Marketing

No matter how much you're making I would not risk getting in trouble with the man. Get yourself a good tax consultant instead, there are loads of things you can do that are completely legal!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Ridiculously Simple Email Marketing Tips That Works !

Like this list. I would add, make sure that you have an unsubscribe option at the bottom of the e-mail.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Help with ads

For what were you banned? Are you aware of the accidental click policy?
adsense.blogspot.com/2007/05/accidents-happen.html

A friend of mine used this to get his account activated again, but that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: TIP - Getting 5-10 Prospects Sending You Emails Every Day!

Well here is an idea. Why not just personalize the message even further? You could mention something that you really liked about their website or their offering. Something that makes it feel more ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 550
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Company name advice please!

Another direction might be "helping you get online" or alike.

Perhaps something related to plugging in or other synonyms for going online.

Something connected to a basic operation that offline...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,830
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: TIP - Getting 5-10 Prospects Sending You Emails Every Day!

Dave, just wanted to thank you for this thread and sharing this. It sounds like you have had great success and a really interesting method. Thanks! I think we should call this cold-emailing :))
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Need help on a decision

I would suggest reading a book or two on the topic. Searching through this forum for posts around ebook promotion, webinars, etc.

Oh, one book I really enjoyed was How to Write & Sell Simple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,278
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Doing it manually instead of an autoresponder?

I am really looking forward to the new release of ARPReach from the Autoresponse plus guys. They have been saying for some time its going to launch, so hmm I hope it will and that it is not just a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Help choose a domain name?

I think gaming is difficult. There is quite a lot of competition there, so I think it would be good to go for a name that says something. Rather brand building than just seo. Build an image for the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,607
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Made my First Sale Today!

Congratulations! Looking forward to hearing future updates :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: I Need Website Content HELP

I think you should see it as a very useful exercise. Sit down and brain storm a little bit, potentially do it with a friend, spouse or whatever. Just put yourself in the mind of a business owner that...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By ScouterGuy
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Profit Share with small businesses

I would suggest that you go find the one that you like and approach them. Ask them if they would be interested and that way you are more likely to get your customers what you think is good for them?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,046
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Keeping track of cold calls so I don't call the same person next week (for example)?

I have one giant master list of all the companies that I have contacted. I am hoping that you don't just blindly call a number any number, but that you at least know the company that you are calling?...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th February 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Site rental...redirect?

I gave you two different options above. 1) Either collect the leads and hand over the leads to them to follow up on. 2) A normal link to their website and offering :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Website Is Finished! - Now what?

I agree with the comments from stong and RichardDean. Just wanted to add another small suggestion, perhaps you could add a different purchase button? I suggest using a button layout like this:...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Site rental...redirect?

Btw.... this doesn't really belong in the "Offline Marketing Discussion". Dont you think it would be better suited in a different section?
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Site rental...redirect?

If you redirect your site with a 301 or 302, then you are telling Google that the content is no longer available here, so that would basically remove your listing from google over time. If you on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Protection from scam providers on WF

As a "newbie", that doesnt sell any WSOs, but have bought quite a few, I have to say that this post means I will be more careful in the future. I agree with the site rules, that of course customer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: $10,000 to $20,000 for startup ideas

I see a problem with your idea.

Crowdfunding is all about the cause that you are supporting. If someone gives 10 dollars towards a band developing their cd or alike, they probably want as much of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Monetization of QR/bar code reader app

I would say ads in the free version is the quickest way to monetize it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Real visitors question

Were you able to steer the category of the expired domains visitor? I mean, if you have a site in real estate a expired-domains-visitor from some gaming site probably wont be that useful.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th February 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Cheap and best hosting

One more vote for Hostgator or if you want to build a large email list on the server then Bluehost Premium. :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 911
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: #2 on google in 3 seconds REALLY!

I don't supposed you would be willing to share the video with us? :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Elevator Video Promotion - Need Input From True Marketers

Well to be honest, I think for your business it is worth a lot more to rank high in the search engines than any elevator videos or cold calling. If you do decide to do something in the offline world,...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: Elevator Video Promotion - Need Input From True Marketers

I have never done marketing for a drug rehab facility, so it is a new world for me, but I have done quite a lot of healthcare marketing. There it was all about reaching doctors. You want to get the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 15th February 2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: basic themes vs beautiful themes

I would go for a basic one and then add components to make it theirs. Guess it really depends on the budget you have available. As well as the business nature like prian suggest. I helped a friend of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By ScouterGuy
Re: What Would You Do With This Domain ?

@Martin, What free stuff are you passionate about? I think you should be passionate about whatever you choose to write about. I agree with the others that its a broad term, so it is all up to you I...
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