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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Is There a Way To "Segment" Aweber Lists?

You can also segment the list by the last message received. So if you've got 9 emails, just create a segment that is only people who have received message #9.

When you mail that segment, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Help! I need Clickable Links for .PDF

This has been an issue with the Mac version of Office for years. Even Acrobat Pro hasn't been able to create live links from Office documents, although I've read that the latest one - Acrobat XI -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Ghostwriters Who Charge According to Topic

I avoid the problem in the first place by only writing about specific topics. It limits my target market a bit, but because I know the topics better I tend to get plenty of repeat business.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: IM Confidence boosters

One of the best ways to boost confidence that I've found is to see money coming in. Something about getting a payment is a real motivator :D

A fairly quick way of doing that is to find one or two...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Using the Right Tools (Cheap Vs. Expensive)

There are a bunch of tools I use that make IM easier or more efficient in some way, OptimizePress being one of mine as well. Also Dropbox, various software apps that I use every day, Gmail, WP Twin -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Does this hack you off (or not)?

Makes no difference to me. I usually add myself anyway so I can see what they do after the sale. Getting added automatically just saves me a step.



Benefit of the doubt. A few marketers have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Is there a Kindle tool for this?

There are several tools for watching a web page for changes here:

10 free ways to keep track of changes to any website, without an RSS reader...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,070
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: About Starting a new PLR Store

People marketing to lawyers probably wouldn't want topics like DUI, child custody, etc. so much as content that will convince the lawyers in question why they should do business with them. As a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: When Did The Price of Stock Photos Triple?

Bigstockphoto.com is another option. I find they often have similar images to iStockphoto (sometimes the identical image) but their prices are a bit lower. They're still not as cheap as some, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,129
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Are Fixed Term Membership Sites still Profitable in 2012??

Of course they still work, but it's not a magic solution. If you set up a fixed term membership in the wrong market, or don't promote it well, it's not going to be very successful.

The mechanics...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,704
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Enforcing the age limit here: You must be 18+ to be a member

And some of my T-shirts. Might be a good excuse though - I'll tell my wife I have to keep them, since I can only post here when I'm wearing them.

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,330
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: The appropriate rate for written content is ?

I could really go for a pint right now too ;)

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,330
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: The appropriate rate for written content is ?

Whatever you can get people to pay you.

There's no "right" amount to charge. As others have already pointed out, some people charge $100 or more for a 500 word article, and have plenty of places...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,133
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: What do you seriously expect from a $10 WSO?

You can if the reason you came into the dealership was the ad they placed in the local newspaper that said "We're selling Ferraris for $5000!"

My expectations are the same whether the product is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Affilates Graphic for WSO?

It's probably from this WSO:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Renew your .COM and .NET domains now, or pay more starting in January...

I say let's go back to the days of $75 domain registrations. That way there will be lots more premium domains available :D

Thanks for the heads-up Gene!

John ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,891
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: ICANN - Is Preparing TO THROW US FOR ANOTHER LOOP!

I don't think this is really going to affect us all that much. I don't imagine too many people are going to be registering a lot of keyword-focused extensions, at $185,000 a pop. It will probably be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,203
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: How Do You Increase Your WF Post Count When You're Always Working?

I agree with Nail's comment. You're much better off to shoot for quality, not quantity.

I've been a member here for years but I was never really active until maybe a year or so ago. I was in a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th April 2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,093
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Help - Confused What Software To Use / Buy

As a recovering "shiny object" chaser myself, I'll give you some advice that helps me to overcome the temptation to buy the latest and greatest pieces of software.

Instead of trying to fit a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: I was linked to a Keith Wellman product I do not endorse

Do you have a Gravatar account set up with that picture? If so, anyone who knows your email address that's associated with the Gravatar account could post a comment on any blog using Gravatar pics...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,028
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Desperately Deceptive Email Subject Lines

I agree - I don't like those emails either. But as someone already mentioned, a large percentage of them don't come from people whose lists I actually opted into.

I think in many cases they're not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,437
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Is it ethical to buy affiliate products through your own affiliate link?

In my opinion, it depends.

First, what's the purpose for buying it? If you're buying it to review it before promoting it as an affiliate, I don't think there's anything wrong with using your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 645
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Survey : which is most important?

Assuming the product is actually good (which is the most important thing to me ;) ) these would qualify in the following order:

1. Documentation
2. After-sales service
3. Price
4. 24x7...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: What happens when you flip a blog with WPRobot installed?

This is what I usually do too. It can be a good benefit and add to the selling price, especially if they can turn around and use it on all their sites.

I just buy them a license after they've paid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Buy Now or More Info

It sounds like a trite answer, but the only way to really know for sure is to test it.

Run x number of visitors with the Buy Now button and track the clickthroughs and conversions. Then run the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Article Marketing question

Congratulations! :D



I do it both ways. I generally submit articles that are targeted to different keywords than I'm targeting on my sites, but I also submit them for the same keywords a lot of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,793
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Game Changers - Dual Monitors

Keeping social sites, email or any other interruption open on the second monitor is the fastest way to kill the extra productivity, in my experience. I use the second monitor for Twitter and stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,793
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Game Changers - Dual Monitors

My wife thinks I'm nuts for having two big monitors. Thanks for giving me something to show her that my problem is NOTHING compared to what it could be :D

I've been using dual monitors for years,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,532
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: I want to give away a War Room Membership ;)

I'm already a member but it looks like half the responses are from War Room members anyway, so I figured I'd add mine ;)

That quote above is a great idea. Every so often I feel like clicking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,702
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Can someone explain why Facebook is on the decline?

You can lock your Facebook profile down so there's very little that gets shared publicly. The trouble is, FB defaults to sharing as much as possible and you have to go in and change the settings....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Hey, all you Flippa experts...

1. When you list your auction, you can either enter an estimated monthly revenue figure, or the exact numbers for up to 12 months. The exact numbers are better than the estimated, which would usually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Warrior Poll: Autoresponder Series vs. eMail Campaigns

Both ;)

I think an autoresponder series is great for getting information out to a new prospect, when they are engaged and interested in what you're offering. If you write it so that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,376
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: How do you upload videos to Amazon s3 server?

I use a Mac, and the Transmit FTP software supports S3. It works pretty much just like FTP for any other site. Several other Mac-based FTP programs support S3 as well, so if you're a Mac user there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Turning client articles into PLR?

I'm with pretty well everyone else - regardless of the legal specifics, it's not a very good way to do business. I always have a work-for-hire agreement in place with people who write for me, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,173
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Are Ezine Articles Cheating Us?

I had this happen on one of my articles on EZA and I checked with their customer support about it. They told me that they check the links in the articles on an ongoing basis, and if the link isn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,611
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: John Taylor is wrong ...

I'll answer this based on my own *personal* opinion of the two choices, which may or may not have any bearing on the overall market's :D

I prefer to have two choices on the initial sales page,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: What delivery system do you use?

For freebies, I don't use any special kind of delivery system (DLGuard or the like). I just redirect them to a download page on my site after they opt in.

I use Aweber for my autoresponders, and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Does anybody know what this simple wordpress theme is caalled ??

If you want to figure out what Wordpress theme a site is using, it's usually pretty easy to do by viewing the source code for one of the pages.

Look through the "head" section of the HTML and find...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,287
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Do You Still Use Business Cards?

I also still use business cards and have them printed professionally. The cost is far outweighed by the image, compared to printing your own.

If I'm going to a workshop or some other event, I'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: How to give static pages on site same look and feel as WP pages

That's what I do - scrape the source code from a blog page and just edit in the content for the static page manually. I don't like installing two instances of Wordpress because it just adds overhead...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: Not Sure What To Do With This Domain Suggestions Needed.

Are you drunk now? If not, maybe that's the problem ;)

John
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 842
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: What price to ask for a domain?

I get these on a fairly regular basis, and they're always this same old scam.

This thread has an entertaining example of this:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,895
Posted By John Lenaghan
Re: does your domain extension matter? .com, .info, .biz etc

Having been around in those days, I still tend to think of .info domains as junk. I happened to come across a .info site for our local public transportation system earlier tonight and I did a triple...
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