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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Mike Bradson
Putting my eBook online for free

Years back I wrote an eBook about online dating. It sold a few copies but I could never get enough traffic to sustain sales. So now I'm thinking of putting the entire thing online for free and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Banging my head against wall - top notch dating product, can't get traffic

Whoa! Thanks for all the love guys. There's a lot of solid info in this thread.

I'm going to go through it all and digest it.

Also, thanks to everyone who sent me a PM - much appreciated.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Banging my head against wall - top notch dating product, can't get traffic

@Clix - PM sent. Thank you.

@shaunlebrun - I've contacted HUNDREDS of site owners with this very proposition. 90% of the time they don't respond. Any site with a good amount of traffic (such as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Banging my head against wall - top notch dating product, can't get traffic

Thanks. PM sent.



As I mentioned above, Facebook doesn't let me advertise my site as they say it violates their terms.



Affiliate program is already in place with higher than average...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,923
Posted By Mike Bradson
Banging my head against wall - top notch dating product, can't get traffic

So long story short, I've spent the last 3 years crafting the highest quality ebook on online dating that I can, as well as fine tuning its sales page.

It went live on October 2011 and I've made...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: What Is The Best Statement You Have Read?

"All simple statements are wrong." - the program I learned to type on in high school.

Always made me chuckle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,937
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Frank Kern, John Reese And Tony Robbins - Why You're Not A Full Time Internet Marketer Yet!

I love how Frank just calls up Tony and says: "Hey, we're coming over!"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Driving Traffic to Squeeze Pages

He means solo ads in emails that you would buy from someone who sends it to their list. This can be expensive depending who you contact and what niche you're in.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Need your Thoughts....On attracting Affiliates..

Getting JVs is great, but it depends whether you're looking to do a big launch, or just get a few people promoting your stuff on the side.

Doing a big launch requires an insane amount of work....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Need some reassurance or guidance: How are my EZA stats? Am I on the right track?

Most articles on EZA will get the most visitors during the first week after you've submitted it. After that, it drops off the main page and your visitors are almost null.

To be profitable with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Need Help Choosing My First Big Business Launch. Your Advice Wanted!

Holy smokes man, you need to focus! Are you planning to do all this yourself? Do you have a team put together? Are you going to outsource all this?

Those are very general/broad ideas. Pick one,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Who can deliver targetet traffic?

Exactly what I was going to say. Google AdWords can drain your advertising budget in a nanosecond. It takes a lot of time, testing and money to get it right.

Ever since I started focusing on other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Need help to give away a unque Forex product for FREE

I would definitely try forums. Sign up to the top 10 forex/trading forums and contribute relevant information to various posts. Have a compelling call to action in your sig to your website.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Using AB Split Testing for the past 20 Years (And, how you can increase profits)

Absolutely. Testing is everything these days. I find changing the main headline makes the biggest difference/improvement in the shortest amount of time. Even more effective than the price in my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 484
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Promoting my new Blog

Are looking for free or paid methods?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: How much does a list make?

It's not the "list" that makes money. It's what YOU put INTO the list. (i.e., quality info, building relationships, customer support, and awesome deals/promotions etc.)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Learn From Your Mistakes

There is no such thing as failure, only feedback.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Writers For IM Products

Instead of hiring someone to write generic articles, why not buy the products and actually try them out yourself? If you write about your experience and the results you achieved with them, you'll get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Google Analytics Upgrade

Wow that's pretty cool. Didn't know they had that feature now. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Screen Sharing made easy! Free online tool!

I can vouch for this tool. We use it every day here at work.

Once they click "Share" they'll get a 9 digit number which they need to give you. Then you just type that number into the "join" field...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 525
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: This Is The REAL Affiliate Marketing System

The people who include that type of "it's not a, b, c or d" material in their salesletter(s) are just speaking to their target market.

They know their customers have tried some or all of those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,156
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: 9 Way To Make More Money With IM - Forget About Money! Yes!

This is a fantastic post.

I've always thought of this concept as the "real test" to becoming wealthy. Can you put the needs of others before your own and create a product/service that actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Get More Subscribers.

Hey Peter,

It's almost impossible to answer this, as every site is different. The only sure way to know is to test, test, test.

However in my experience, I have found a strong call to action on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,385
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Go-Daddy is Killing Me! Alternatives?

I've been registering domain names through my web hosting service Lunar Pages for about 10+ years now. Never had a problem.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: I Have an ebook planned. What product would you recommend for ebook creation and marketting?

Whoa, slow down there. You're asking a ton of different things here.

First of all, finish your product. Make it as good as you can.

Then work on your sales page. You can either try writing it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

Wow, some awesome replies in this thread. Thanks very much everyone for your input. I really do appreciate it. Makes me feel that I'm not completely alone in this endeavor.

Rod thanks for that. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

Jack,

You just opened 16 cans of worms there.

You're absolutely right. I am fully aware of the leverage that a list can provide. In fact, I just signed up to Aweber the other day. I'm still in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

Thanks LeeLee. You echoed my thoughts exactly.

I never liked the idea of "throwing something together" just to make a buck. I don't see that as good business. Yet it seems everyone and their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

Thanks Scott.

Believe me, I learned pretty quickly that making a decent amount of money online takes time and work.

I've also learned to look at failure not as failure, but as feedback. It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

You are absolutely right.

When writing my book, I'd look at a page and say: "That's crap." And then I'd rewrite it several times until it flowed better. I was obsessed with creating something that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

No, not yet. I don't want to approach anyone until I know my product/offer/sales page is tested and proven.

My worst fear = getting a bunch of JVs, doing a big launch and then having a 30-40%...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Is this what it takes?

Yeah I know. I am happy about the 8 sales, however the last one came in at the end of October, so I'll have to wait until the end of December to be sure no one else returns it as my guarantee is 60...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 693
Posted By Mike Bradson
Is this what it takes?

In 2004, I got my first whiff of the internet marketing world and have been hooked ever since. For the first 5 years all I did was buy products, read them and take no action.

That changed in 2009...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Video Sales Letter - Mic Recording Keyboard Strokes

Just found their tutorial video on their site for that.

I should have checked their first - my bad.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Video Sales Letter - Mic Recording Keyboard Strokes

My girlfriend bought me my keyboard for my birthday and buying a new one would just... upset her. (I know, I know.)

I was hoping there was another way.

It's a stupid problem - I know.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Mike Bradson
Video Sales Letter - Mic Recording Keyboard Strokes

Ok I feel silly asking this but I can't seem to figure this out.

I'm trying to make one of those video sales letters where you record a PowerPoint presentation where you see 1 or 2 lines of text...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Diablo 3 Lets You Make Real Money In-Game (Legally)

I know what you're saying, but my point is that because it is legal now, you will have more people interested in learning how to sell items for an actual profit, not just "game gold."

Before,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Diablo 3 Lets You Make Real Money In-Game (Legally)

I know, but this is the first time you can "legally" do it inside the game itself. Because of this I'm betting that players who were once wary of any kind of "item selling" before, might give it a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike Bradson
Diablo 3 Lets You Make Real Money In-Game (Legally)

Well this is interesting...

The good people over at Blizzard Entertainment (makers of the popular Starcraft, Warcraft, and Diablo series of games), announced that their upcoming game Diablo 3,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Hey Joey, no problem. Just sent you a PM. Thanks for your interest.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Yeah I know what you mean.

As for the price point, people always tell me it's too high, but I've purchased one dating product for $97 (which sucked) and another one for $300 (which was ok but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Thanks Tony. I appreciate your words. You definitely sound like you've been down in the trenches and that you speak from experience. Great stuff.

Here are my thoughts:

1. At launch, I plan to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

You know, I've thought about offering the 100% commission thing, but frankly I just can't do it. I really put my heart and soul into this book and the idea of giving someone else 100% of the profits...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

LOL naaah, it'll only take 1.5 years at best :)

Actually, I just remembered why I wanted to get testimonials beforehand. I had figured that approaching JVs with a sales page full of sexy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Hey Chris,

Yeah I had thought about that myself. I totally believe that to be true. Whenever I show my friends and family a sales page for an IM product, they immediately dismiss it as fake or a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Hi Rob,

Yeah 3 years is a long time, but I wanted to make it really good.

As for planning, I've got that covered. I did a lot of thinking/planning during the time I wrote it and I think I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mike Bradson
Ebook Finally Done After 3 Years - Now How Do I Get Testimonials?

Alright so I just spent the last 3 years putting together a top notch eBook on the topic of online dating. (Geared towards helping men meet and date women online.)

The book is done, the sales page...
Forum: Website Design 30th November 2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: How To Edit Video (Near & Far Cuts)

Thanks Brandon. Those were my thoughts exactly. Only problem is that I just got my first camcorder last night and the thought of dropping $500 for another camera isn't appealing.
Forum: Website Design 30th November 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: How To Edit Video (Near & Far Cuts)

Really? So you could, in theory, do these kinds of edits/cuts in just 1 take? Would zooming in on the original video comprise the quality?
Forum: Website Design 30th November 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: How To Edit Video (Near & Far Cuts)

Also, do you know what kind of cut/edit that is called?
Forum: Website Design 30th November 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: How To Edit Video (Near & Far Cuts)

Hi Richard,

Thanks a lot for clearing that up. I was hoping there would be a way where you could just do 1 take and then cut, zoom in, play, cut, zoom out to create that effect, but I guess that...
Forum: Website Design 30th November 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By Mike Bradson
How To Edit Video (Near & Far Cuts)

I'm looking to create a video where I'm talking in front of the camera and every so often it cuts to a mid-close up of me and then goes back to a wider shot.

Eben Pagan does this perfectly in his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Everything You Need to Make Money with Internet Marketing

Well said Kenny. I once read a quote that summed that up quite nicely. It said: "To make real money, stop being marketed to and start marketing yourself." Or put another way: "Stop being the prey and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: Afternic

Hmmm, that is odd. As far as I know there should be no cap. I've worked with companies that had domains listed much higher. They might have made some changes though. I hope they get back to you. Good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: What is the highest Amazon percentage you've gotten to in a month?

I used to work for this big company that got tons of traffic to their site and used affiliate links to promote various products. I believe they were in the 5-6% range. I was quite amazed at how many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Mike Bradson
Re: what blogs do you frequent?

Aye, the three blogs you mentioned are a must if you're in the IM business. Oh and Engadget watching those crazy concept videos of the future where everything just flows, connects and appears around...
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