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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Is targeting two target audiences a bad idea?

Stick to one is my advise to you. But if you feel unconvinced by this, what i can suggest is to do a series of tests to see which group is more receptive to your product and stick to them from that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,654
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: The DEATH of Content Marketing?

Thanks for the good read! It definitely is some food for thought on the future trends of content marketing. This insight will definitely be valuable to newbies entering into the market as it shares...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: A reason to stay

Going through the forums is like sieving for gold in a river. Most of the time you get dirt and rocks but occasionally, you find a true chunk of gold like this one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,344
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What strategies to use to hit $300 a day thanks to affiliate marketing!

Instead of eyeing $300 a day, scale down your initial target and look at earning a constant $10 per day.

I assume you already have something ongoing for yourself so tweak, adjust and revise your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,510
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How do you track your visitors?

Clickmagick is a great investment for tracking your marketing campaigns. Knowing your numbers is what let you identify a successful campaign against a failed one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 358
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What would you do?

Well, if the question is how to start an IM business with $100, here's the answer we've all familiar with....

1. Buy a domain and hosting
2. Get an autoresponder account
3. Create a squeeze page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 892
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How Do I Pick a Niche?

For blogs, the main challenge is always getting quality content on at a constant interval. And like you mentioned, the best way is to write about something you love doing.

Besides finding related...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,038
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Starting an Online Business - What Tools Do I Need?

When starting out, always go with the basics to keep your expenditure as low as possible. These are the basics that i would recommend.

1. Domain Name (GoDaddy, Namecheap)
2. Domain Hosting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Is it Safe To Promote Weight Loss Products?

Its our job as marketers to find out more about the products before sending the offer to our customers. Marketers that just look for highly converting offers are no different than those companies...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th November 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,350
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: I don't give up. And neither should you.

Don't give up but never keep repeating the same methods you failed with. Regard your failures as experiments and tweak them until you get the results you want.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 569
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Why do marketers quit?

From my perspective, most people quit when they encounter the following situation. They receive a lack of results after putting a lot of hard work into it. And after trying their best to rectify the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How long before you can quit your job?

Don't be in a rush to live off the initial profits from your blog. Re-invest it to provide better traffic which will allow faster growth. Only quit your job after your blog has actually shown the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,154
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Best Fiverr Gigs Marketing Tips

It would be good to focus on a specific style you are strong in and showcase that as your "niche" as much as possible. Having a some sort of specialization will help you stand out against all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: out of ideas at the beginning

Well, we could sit around and provide you million dollar ideas all day long, but if you yourself aren't convinced by them i doubt you'll be able to even earn a dime a day.

Start off by reading...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,496
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Where can I find a decent virtual assistant?

I personally like using Upwork too. So far my experience there has been pleasant. Just check out the comments when considering your potential hire. Most of the people there are fairly decent but it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,442
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: TeeSpring. What am I doing wrong?

Try looking at other popular designs and take reference on the "Standard" of design that you should be having. A properly targeted campaign is only half the battle won, having a good product is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 482
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Can I totally disallow refunds

Refunds are part and parcel of a digital product. Unless you have a demo or trial session available, a refund is how you can give assurance to your buyer that your product delivers what is promised. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,362
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How to make 5000$ a month ?

If you already had success in earning an income on those avenues, you should actually continue to focus on them and think of a way to scale things up. If the limitation for you is time, brainstorm on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,546
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: For Beginners: The niche you will always make money with.

Great write up! Most beginners often give up because they lack the knowledge of what to expect, so when things don't go as planned they give up thinking they've failed at it when all they experienced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Name ideas for Coffee shop!

How about.... "The Caffeine Drive"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Any alternatives to email marketing?

Creating a facebook page with a strong following is a good alternative, this allows you to get in touch with your subscribers as well.

One other method would be to start a blog under your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,673
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How to succeed in internet marketing

The "Shiny Object Syndrome" is often the biggest challenge you will face as a beginner. Even if you learn about that, it is very hard to keep yourself tied down to a single niche and resist change...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,396
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How to send 1 million emails one time?

For email marketing, its always quality over quantity.

A list of 500 dedicated subscribers can give you much better conversions than a list of 1 million randomly collected emails. If your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Earning while building the list huh?

Always build a list while concurrently getting sales. A good sales funnel will help develop a list for you as customers learn about and eventually buy your product.

The best method for this is to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th October 2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,173
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Best Mentoring program/mentors? (RJ?)

You can consider looking at MOBE as well. They have a good system put up in place but there are plenty of upsells so be warned.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Something value... Free TRAFFIC generation.

Great tip for newbies. Traffic generation was one of the biggest challenges i faced starting out. This tactic helps to get targeted traffic for your niche.

A tip when posting on comments, as much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Monetizing Giveaway Website

Instead of directly trying to monetize the free gifts, may you can consider an indirect approach of using them to help generate traffic to your own platform (like a blog)? You can put up affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,851
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What skills for affiliate marketing?

The barrier of entry for Internet Marketing is extremely low. The only skills i would say you need is hard work and determination. You don't need complicated coding knowledge or years of sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,083
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Hello, I want to learn to sell now!

Hi Mark,

Almost all of the internet marketing methods you see on the forum have been around for a good number of years so you can be sure that they work and will continue to work.

If you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: A bignner need to help

Perhaps your first step can be done by reading up on the different types of platforms. The main ones that are being used by people are:
1. Email Marketing
2. Blogs/Websites
3. Social Media...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Newbie Questions

The main reason why many advise you to create a website is to help keep yourself "unique". Think of your landing page as a shopfront. If every single one of the interiors looked the same, what makes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Newbie question on Optin form

My advise to you would be to create a general opt-in forum. As you have mentioned, although these pages are of different topics, but they still fall under the common theme of beauty.

Maintaining...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Dieting Programs...Saturation?

As much as there are new people coming into this niche to sell, there are also people getting fat everyday as well. This results in an constant demand for dieting products.

Understand that even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,224
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: how i can make nice money from internet easly ?

If you already have the right set of skills and experience to do it, you could actually say making money on the internet is easy. But to actually learn those skills, be prepared to put in a lot time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Tips for a Beginner of Affiliate Marketing

Use paid traffic methods is a good way to jump start your business when you've just started out. Free traffic methods (eg. SEO) takes a good amount of time before you see results so its hard to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,469
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Semi-retired & need some real income.

Hi Snikky,

$300 - $400 is definitely achievable. But just to share my personal experience, it took me almost a year from the day i started before i actually created a stable income for myself. It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,762
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: I can't find a niche!

If you have trouble finding something you like that is profitable, what i would suggest is to compile a list of profitable niches that you can find on the internet.

After you have a good number...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: IS IM(Internet Marketing) is a lottery system?

Its all about focusing your efforts and persevering until you get results. If you think IM is an instant cash machine that gets you money after a week of work, i'm afraid you are very mistaken.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,779
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How can I make money online?

I would recommend Affiliate marketing. Start out by building an email list and picking a product you have an interest in. By choosing something you like, it will be easier to read up about it and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What programs do you use to create your free reports to encourage optins?

MS Word was all i ever needed for my reports and ebooks. I believe any program that was the function to save in PDF would suffice for this task. You don't really need much for a report.

But if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,537
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Biggest IM Mistake

Starting out in the magical world of internet marketing was amazing. I had the choice to sell almost any product i could think of and so many different ideas were popping into my head.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,500
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Any legit method to make $20-40 per day?

If you are looking for instant payouts, you can try websites like fiverr or elance to get paid to do some outsource work.

Otherwise, for a passive stream of income, you can consider building up a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: monetizing a personal development blog

When your traffic gets large enough, adsense is a good source of income. Putting up affiliate products that have a close relation can provide some good sales conversions to you as well.

If you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 818
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: help me i am a beginner

As unfortunate as it is, there is no get rich instantly program around that will earn you $10,000 with a single click of a button.

Earning $10,000 is definitely possible but don't expect to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,208
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How long did it take before you started to earn money?

My first sale took me a couple of weeks. I wasn't too sure about IM back then and i was testing things with free traffic methods so you could consider it my first sale and profit. I earned about $15...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: How to pick a niche

For me i should search for something that has a good search rate before listing them out and deciding on something that interests me.

Some people would tell you to go where your passion leads,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Suggestions for a complete newb at marketing

The first step i would point you to would be picking a niche you have an interest in and have good knowledge about. Brainstorm a list of your passions and write them down on paper.

Your next step...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,619
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: Sister wants in on IM

Internet marketing can be a good source of income with a relatively low barrier of entry so in actual fact, the $2,000 to start out would be great for her.

But from what you mentioned, your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,211
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: After learning IM, i find it hard to take action.....

Would you be engaging yourself in more than one method of IM throughout these two years? Jumping from one method to another is essentially pushing the restart button on yourself.

Keep yourself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: I'm new to affiliate

One of the most effective methods of internet marketing is definitely through email marketing.

Build up a squeeze page to collect any visitor's email and add them to your database. This will...
Forum: Email Marketing 25th August 2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,314
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What is the best paid laser targeted traffic to a squeeze page.

I personally use solo ads for myself and i find that works best for me. But be wary of some sellers as not all solo ads are made equal.

My suggestion for starting out in solo ads is to do it in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: how to sell other products not related to Im (dating_)

Just like every other niche, to effectively profit from your product you will need to create a sales funnel for yourself and build a list.

Videos and paid ads will work well for this but don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,327
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: 12 Sources of Free Stock Photo's

Thanks for the shares guys! A gem has been found in this thread.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,156
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: If affiliate marketing is easy, why do many still fail to do it?

I also think the sales pitches used in IM give new comers the perception that IM is easy.

Many products use the lure of instant monetary returns to lure people to purchase. Its hard to blame...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,590
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: List bulding OR Affiliate marketing(paid traffic) ?

I would recommend going for both. Use a squeeze page to build a list and promote your affiliate links to your subscribers.

This is one of the more sustainable methods around as it helps you to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 582
Posted By LesterRussell
Re: What colors work best for landing pages

Like everyone else says, its all up to trial and error to find the right mix for the traffic that is coming to your page.

I generally prefer to use a white background with red text for my...
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