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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,186
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
I Need Advice For Getting A Job In Marketing

I've spent years studying online marketing, and I want a career related to this I don't have a degree, but I'm wondering if there may be a way around this. I had the idea of networking using social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,050
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Something REAL....

I want to create a site, and I want it to be something actually cool and worthwhile. Something that people will keep wanting to come back to.

I'm considering doing a marketing or business related...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Calling All Kindle Publishers: Please Share Your Experience Using CreateSpace and/or Smashwords

Kate, while I haven't used CreateSpace or Draft 2 Digital (though I was going to use D2D at one point), I do use Smashwords, and I'm glad I did.

I'd estimate my percentages of sales from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,035
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Godaddy 99 Cent Coupon Currently Working

Hey, everyone. I just used this code and it worked. I don't know how much longer, so take advantage of it while you can.

FBTGT10

Note that this is only for the first year of the domain.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Blogger & Twitter Founder Tells How to Be Rich Online

Man, this article is so true and it reminds me of some things I've read recently. Business isn't about reinventing the wheel.

If you look at almost all successful businesses, all they did was to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What About You: Affiliate/E-mail Marketing ?

Keep in mind that email marketing works great if you have your own product too. Actually, some say it works better for your own products vs. affiliate marketing.

As for me, I sell my own products,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,938
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: How many people in this forum are sharks?

I wouldn't worry too much about anyone ripping you off, because ideas are like a parked supercar with no gas. People have tons of great ideas all the time, but they usually either don't put them into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 987
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Any Quick Money Methods?

One of the best ways to make some quick money is by freelancing. Check out Freelancer.com and Odesk. You can bid on jobs people post, and some of them pay better than others, but keep in mind that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 982
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Pinterest Introduces Articles!

I just received an email from Pinterest saying now you can pin articles.

"We're excited to announce a new feature for pinning online articles. Similar to recipe and movie pins, article pins will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Some personal help would be amazing !

A few quick things here:

1. Get into something you're genuinely interested in. Don't chase money. But, something very important to remember about this is that it should intersect with a market...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: 100% Genuine Warrior Question That I Will Probably Get Bashed For

I believe post count isn't really an indicator. The time they've been a member of this forum might be a better way to tell how experienced they are (though some people hang around for years without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,581
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What will be the Top 5 Niches of 2014 ....

I suspect it will stay fairly consistent with what's been popular lately. Most major niches stick are evergreen. You'll likely see a continued growth in the popularity of things like mobile marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,706
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: The 12 Rules of Internet Marketing

Good list, and let me add one more:

13. Tracking is vital. If you don't track where your visitors are coming from, you're setting yourself up for failure.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Risk of using "Amazon" in a domain name?

If you use any company name in a domain, you're likely to get into legal trouble with the company. Sorry, but this is a big risk.
Forum: Social Media 23rd September 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Fiverr/YouTube Marketing Questions

As far as YouTube, sure you can use put promotional videos there. I actually use YouTube for the video on my landing page in my signature.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Had my Amazon Associats account shut down.

Wow, surprised to see that, and sorry that happened to you. They've never said anything to me and I use Pretty Link, but that might be different since it looks like it's just coming from a page on my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Accountability Thread: How to Take Responsibility

You just need to have at least one person that can act as an accountability buddy to keep you on track. Someone you have to update on your progress every so often.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 806
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Freelance and Outsourcing Websites?

Check out Microlancer, that's another one. I don't know how busy it is though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,191
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Why Is The Money Never In The List?

This is why so many people end up building lists of tens of thousands of potential customers and can't monetize them. They then start selling solo ads instead of using the massive leverage available....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,008
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: WOW This is B.S.!

Sorry this happened to you. Yeah, ever since a few years ago they started locking certain states out of Amazon Associates.

There is however some other service you can use if you really want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,883
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: The Real Secret To Making Easy Money Online

Yes, Youtube is really amazing. I believe it's actually the second largest search engine on the planet. Something that's also great about YouTube is that you don't even have to rank at all and you'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,376
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: How do you Warriors concentrate on a task until finished inspite all the distractions?

Have you tried the pomodoro technique? It's basically where you set a timer for a short period of time (I think it's 25 minutes), and work as hard as you can. When the timer goes off, you take a 5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,157
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Need To Make $100 in 32 Hours or Less

Try to sell anything you can locally. Use Craigslist. Put ads out on as many classifieds sites as you can.

It may not be the answer you're looking for, but it fits the situation.

Also, this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,268
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: I break the rules and paid the price! :(

Well at least now you know. I wouldn't worry about it too much. The important thing is to keep on going with whatever you were working on and scale it up. Don't let things like this get you down.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What I'm doing: Is it going to work?

The anxiety niche can be pretty profitable one, because it solves a problem some people are desperate to find the solution to. It's not trendy, but it's always going to be around.

As long as you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: A Facebook Group, A Skype Chat Group, Or A Private Membership Site With Forum

I agree. I think a private membership forum is really the way to go. The only advantage of a Facebook group is that with it being on Facebook, more people may end up seeing it. But at the end of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,277
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Internet Marketing? Where to start?

Great response!

Let me also give you a rundown of some of the basic ways people are making money online.

First of all, there's internet marketing, and then there's making money on the web....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,068
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: My first JOB Online was a scam

Sorry to hear that happened. But can't you go to the people that run the freelance site and tell them about it? Surely they'll do something.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Discourage or encourage brother (13y) from venturing into IM?

I'd say he's probably too young to really learn the ins and outs of it for now. Maybe in a few years. Right now if he made any money, I agree it would be a tiny amount.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Please tell me the domain selling sites

Check this out

30 Free Places to List Your Domains For Sale (http://www.dotsauce.com/2011/01/24/28-free-places-domains-for-sale/)

Not my site, by the way.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Creating a $10 Product

I would go all out and offer as much as you can. Just think about how much might be offered in a similar type of product on say, Clickbank and make it as good as something that might sell for at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Affiliate Marketing Poll

A great product I can stand behind. Everything else comes second to that.

The next most important thing would probably be a great sales letter.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Two sites or one

I would definitely keep them separate. But I've also found that working on two things at once doesn't ever seem to work out. I always end up leaving one thing to do the other.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: A fresh start.

That's a great post from Rod! Very inspiring about the newbie warrior that became a millionaire too.

I do agree with you (ragnartm) that you should go with what you know, given that:

1) It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Affiliate Link Cloaker for Micro-Niche Sites

Before you said you didn't want to use pretty link, that was what I was going to suggest. But I'm wondering, couldn't you use that and just say "recommends"? You can name the links however you want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Pricing question - Would you charge high income earners more for your services?

I wouldn't charge them more. What you could do though is to create a higher end version of your product aimed at that segment of the market.

Edit: For example, maybe you could ad an email opt-in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What kind of niches should I work with?

Some of the hottest niches out there are:

-dating
-fixing relationships
-health and wellness/fitness
-weight loss
-golf
-gardening
-pets
-astronomy, and other hobbies
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Is this copyright infringment?

I would say that unfortunately it is some type of infringement. For example, if someone were to even write fan fiction, that would be considered infringement, even if they gave it away without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 859
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Which one is the BEST blogging platform?

Wordpress is pretty SEO friendly though too. Plus, as mentioned you can use all kinds of plugins on it (including ones for SEO).

I would always suggest using Wordpress over something like blogger...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 595
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What Tips Would You Recommend?

Oh, and I forgot another thing that can boost your email open rates.

Instead of giving them the opt-in freebie all at once up front, split it across several emails. Make the emails into an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 595
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: What Tips Would You Recommend?

One of the most important things about list building is the relationship you have with your list (and think of them as the people they really are, not a list). Don't over promote yourself to them,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Time to stop window shopping...

I'm glad you've decided to take the next step. Most people seem to just end up spinning their wheels by reading over and over without starting.

I'm not sure if you can find a coach that won't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: More than 1millions of fans/followers, any tips ?

Wow, you have an incredible amount of fans but unfortunately niches like that are hard to monetize.

Still, you should be able to at least get them to your site with each post, and run CPM ads on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Kindle doubts

Well, I personally wouldn't create a website centered around one book. It might have some effect, but I don't think it would be worth the time invested. You'd have to spend so much time getting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: In need of some simple advice/information.

Definitely check out "The Gary Halbert Letter" website. It's PACKED with info. Gary Halbert just might be the best copywriter ever. That information is now all free.

Also, if you really want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: OHHHHHHH S#1T!!!! the secret to money wasn't what I thought it would be!!! (Scary)

Good post. I've found that every time I've made money it was from a simple routine that I do regularly. You need to keep it simple and be sure you're not taking on too many things. Try to make your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Why I Love Kindle

Good stuff, and I definitely agree about wanting to have the final say on what's in the ebook.

One thing I'd like to say to anyone wanting to release Kindle books (granted, I don't have near as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,411
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Why I Love Kindle

I've released some things on Kindle quite a while back, but haven't done anything with it lately. I do agree that it's pretty cool in that it's set and forget. For me, it just didn't add up enough to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Bloggers, Google To Drop Google Reader!

I just saw this. Apparently Google is dropping Google Reader on June 1st. Here's the story: Google Closes The Book On Google Reader On July 1, Seven Other Products Also Get The Chop | TechCrunch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,107
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: How can I earn a measly $1 a day in passive in income?

The hands down easiest way I've found to make passive recurring income is by releasing short ebooks on Amazon Kindle. Back when I released my first one, I had already made a few sales within days.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,632
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: The one tip for writing titles I got from my mentor yesterday that I will not forget until I die

I think this an important thing to remember for writing in general. I used to think that it was best to use more complex, interesting words. But, I came to realize that good writing means that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 671
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Google Page Results.. Too Good To Be True?

But it looks like you won't get any real traffic from this. The Google Keyword tool says that term has a whopping 16 searches per month.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,299
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: Trying To Earn Money Online For Over 6 Years

Just remember, you've stuck with this for longer than most people would have, so that already proves you're in this for real.

I'd suggest building a list, once you find out what you want to do....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,293
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Why Use Just A Squeeze Page?

It seems like some people are using nothing but squeeze pages and email marketing for their affiliate product promotion, cutting the blog out of the equation completely. I'm guessing this really cuts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
Re: A little story about business failure

I think having multiple ways for the public to access your business is a big key. Have a presence on FB, Twitter, G+, Tumblr, and everywhere else you can.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By Long Beach Nathan
The Key To Getting Things Written

Since writing is such a huge part of IM, I'm posting this in the main forum.

I've struggled for a long time with writer's block. I'd know what I wanted to talk about, but I just had a hard time...
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