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Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How can i monetize my huge email list?

Honestly at this point I would just put some adsense ads on that site and monetize it with adsense. I did that with a few of my lists I was having trouble monetizing and it worked great.
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Affiliate offers sent to "freebie list?"

Hey Scott, a big part of this depends on the niche and how you built the freebie list...was it built through a blog? Solo ads? PPC?

Reason I am asking is because some sources of traffic are more...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,124
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Do plain text emails convert better or worst than HTML emails?

Seems like basic plain text emails get slightly better delivery rates for me, but HTML emails always get more clicks so it really depends what you are looking for.
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Test emails deceiving?

Hey Brodel, just because it hits inbox for test send doesn't always mean it will for the actual send. It's definitely good to check but it's not 100%. Have you tried changing your "send from" email...
Forum: Email Marketing 26th December 2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,032
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Does AWeber have better deliverability than GetResponse?

I am not going to sit here and say one company is better than the other, but I will tell you that I have a the exact same list with both GR and Aweber, and 90% of the time Aweber gets better opens...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th June 2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Is ranking YouTube videos getting more difficult?

The biggest problem with people ranking videos is that everyone taught that all you had to do was send spammy backlinks at them and you can still rank them. I am still ranking my videos fine but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,795
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Is Fiverr traffic that you pay for actually real?

Chances are good it is either traffic from bots or terrible traffic from adfly or something. It's not going to be traffic you make any money from.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th June 2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,155
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How I Build Links That Work

I do think you can actually find some solid backlinks using this method. I mean, there might be some good authority sites in your niche that you can get a backlinks from.
Forum: Social Media 27th June 2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,478
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How to get more traffic

In my opinion where you get traffic from really should depend on the niche you are in. What is your niche? Do you have a blog or are you trying to drive traffic to videos or what?
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th June 2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Three books that changed my life

4 hour work week was no doubt a great book! One of my favorite books on this topic was "The Magic of Thinking Big". Great read!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How many OTO Is ok?

I would have to agree with you on this one. OTOs are part of the business and I completely understand them. But once there are more than two it does start to get a bit annoying.
Forum: Email Marketing 26th June 2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,278
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Traffic from Fiverr. Is it worth it?

Honestly I would never purchase any traffic from fiverr. If someone could really deliver that much quality (real) traffic they wouldn't be offering it at that price.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,237
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

I don't think 10 dollars for a 700-1500 word article is too much at all! In fact, I have 1 writer I absolutely love that I pay 10 dollars for every 500 words.
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 26th June 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: [Critique My Funnel] No sales...

Cathbern, that is a very unique type of squeeze page. I haven't seen anything quite like that in the past. What is your optin rate %?
Forum: Email Marketing 26th June 2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Self-Hosted Autoresponder

I know this topic has been talked about a few times on this Forum, but I just wanted to get your thoughts on self-hosted auto responders. Right now I am using the Wordpress plugin MyMail and using...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: The 2014 Approach to SEO

I am still a big believer that the key to SEO is solid content. I don't really believe "SEO is dying" like a lot of people claim, it's just the algorithms are changing...too bad we can't get the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,155
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How I Build Links That Work

Hmmm, this really is a unique method. So if I understand this correctly, you are finding websites that have broken links on them, writing up similar content, and then telling the sites that have the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th June 2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,008
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Best Paid Traffic Sources?

I do actually get a really good ROI when I invest in facebook ads, but it really depends on your niche and what you are offering. Facebook advertising is great but you need to know what you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 56,099
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How long did it take you to make your first dollar online?

I actually got lucky because I started about 6 years ago and I feel like things were a lot easier back then. All I did was Bum Marketing (where you write as many articles you can in a single day)...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 20th June 2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,700
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Feedback on Dog Training Squeeze Page

You know, for a Fiverr gig that is actually a pretty solid squeeze page. I could be wrong but I think it will convert well because the people looking for dog training information probably aren't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 950
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: I need real visitor on my site!!

Are you willing to pay for the traffic? If so then I would research everything you can on PPV and PPC. If not, then it would be a good idea to start blogging. I do both paid traffic methods and...
Forum: Copywriting 20th June 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Thoughts on Copybloggers course?

Listen to that advice! I am learning copywriting right now and you can't go wrong with those two guys! They seem to have a unique was of simplifying things for you. I have had a lot of "aha"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,598
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Is Web Design A Good Business To Get Into?

Web Design is a great business! When I was first getting started online I had no idea how to create a website using HTML, but I knew Wordpress really well so I would just contact local companies and...
Forum: Growth Hacking 20th June 2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,466
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Great article on why customer retention and virality are so important

That was a great article, thanks for the share. Customer retention is extremely important. That's something I am learning when it comes to email marketing. I have a paid newsletter subscription and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th June 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Thank You Mind Warriors!

That's awesome Joe, thanks for sharing that. It sounds like things are going great for you. Keep it up man :)
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th June 2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,266
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

Yeah I am not a huge fan of the "i'll sleep when i'm dead" mentality. I am all for making most of your work when you are working, but we all need sleep and when we don't get that sleep productivity...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th June 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,384
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Which software is best for email marketing?

I have used both Aweber and GetResponse. I started with Aweber then switched over to GetResponse. If I could do it all over again I would have stuck with Aweber, my emails hit the inbox no problem...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th June 2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How Many Here Do Click Banking

Yeah, Mason covered the basics. You will also need to join Facebook groups to find the click banking partners. Shane Farrell actually has a really good WSO out there that goes into detail on how to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 20th June 2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,772
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: The True Adsense alternative

I have tried A LOT of adsense alternatives and not a single one of them has come close to paying me what adsense pays me. If you want to place ads on your site and don't want to do it through...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th June 2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Please Help Me - Build List

I would have to agree that Bing is probably the best way to build a quality list for a cheaper price. However, if you are looking to pay for traffic, my favorite paid traffic generation methods are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,347
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Stay at home mom - Need help in starting a blog

Congrats on starting a blog! It's really exciting when you start new business ventures :) I would say one thing you can do to make you stand out is doing video reviews of different ways to make a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,765
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: What is Domain Age weight factor on SEO

I have purchased aged domains and brand new domains just to do some split testing with them. It did seem that with some of the aged domains they ranked a little bit faster (only about a week or two...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Takes Longer to Rank in 2014?

I think I agree with most of that comment. I do believe that high quality links still rule the search engines and that social interaction isn't as important as most people are making it out to be,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: No money for joining a coaching program

To answer your question there might be some coaches out there who will take you up on that. It really depends on what skills you have to offer them. Chances are good most probably won't accept, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: A cool tool for newbies like me

Wow this actually is pretty cool. I am not a newbie but I still find this pretty awesome. I knew how to easily find the theme but the fact that it actually shows you the plugins as well is pretty...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Learn SEO or Outsource??

Personally, I keep up with SEO because I think it is a great skill to have. The thing about SEO is you will never stop learning it because it is constantly changing, so if you are going to take the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th June 2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: It's ALL About YOUR Gift...

Awesome man...absolutely awesome. ET is the man. I have been meaning to pick up his book. I have heard some great stuff about it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 720
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Use of H1 tags

Like most of the people here said, just use an H1 tage one time. If you want to have other H tags use H2 or H3's. No point to having more than 1 H1 tage.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,783
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How much are you paying for a GOOD full time writer?

I have a writer I pay 700 bucks per month. She writes great content and usually when all is said and done I am payer her about 2 cents for every word. So about $10.00 for a 500 word article.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Seeking advice, I'm a little stuck

Hey Sly, welcome to the forums man. Yes, you can build a list and sell solo ads. I sell a couple solo ads every single day. It's a pretty fun business as long as you deliver quality customer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 696
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Cancel or risk a bad review?

Yeah I wouldn't even think twice, I would for sure cancel it. Sometimes people are just flat out rude, I don't want to do work for those people especially if you already know you aren't going to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 681
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Tumblr vs Wordpress

I can't give you personal experience because to be honest I don't have any. Usually I would say to go with Wordpress, but since you said it's mostly image based Tumblr does sound like it could be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Fiverr - Seller not responding?

If the seller didn't deliver on the promise I would for sure cancel it and go with someone new. Just contact Fiverr, let them know what you are doing, and they will give you the $35 in credit for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Using celebrities for advertisement

I do this all the time for my email marketing. Gotta love it when you can just piggyback off what celebs say!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Anchor text in articles?

Oh it's absolutely beneficial to use anchor text in web 2.0 backlinks. I do all the time and it can really give the sites a nice little boost. I typically place the links in beginning of the...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th June 2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,778
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: New Canada Spam Law July 1st -- $10,000,000 Fine

I am trying to figure out what to do as well! It's funny because it doesn't seem like any of the major companies you emailed really gave you much help haha.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: What's the next step?

Yeah I would say it's time you start your link building process. Do you have a link building strategy? If not, now would be the time to create one. It's important to remember to diversify your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,272
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: It is IMPOSSIBLE for a Newbie to Make Money Online

Well...if you believe it's impossible then it will be impossible. Unless you truly believe you can "make it" in the online world, there is a good chance you won't. That's why 95% of people who try...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Where do you get your logos done?

I know you said you haven't had a good experience with Fiverr, but I have actually found a few Fiverr sellers that make incredible logos. Which sellers have you used that you haven't had good...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How To Index Your Blog Posts Quickly

Great advice here. I also submit my site to Digg when I feel like it is taking a little longer than usual to get indexed. Each time I submit it to Digg I feel like it gets indexed pretty quickly.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,191
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Having no Meta Description?

This is something I have actually split tested on multiple occasions and I have found that having a meta description doesn't really have much of an impact on SEO. HOWEVER, it does have an impact on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,286
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: How much are you earning and how ?

Lol yeah, I think the OP is just wanting to get an idea of the possibilities of how much you can earn from certain methods. I don't want to state exactly how much I earn because I don't feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,557
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: "What Was the Hardest Thing To Accept About I.M?"

The hardest thing for me to accept was that I had to learn copywriting :). Shortly after I got started I realized that copywriting is a vital skill to have in this business. If you are a good...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th June 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Where can I find good solo ad sellers?

Take jamescanz advice for sure. That group is where I find just about every solo ad seller that I purchase from. I like to look at the testimonials that seem impressive and then search their name in...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th June 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: how long should email campaign emails be

OfficerIM, are you asking how long the actual email should be or how long the follow up campaign should be?

If you are talking about how long the email should be, that's something you are going...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th June 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Bryan Harkins
Re: Email Marketing for selling Teas?

I am a believer that everything is worth a try and if you think it's a good idea then it is worth testing out. No one will ever truly know until they try. Who knows, maybe since it is a low priced...
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