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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Solo Ads and Sales Funnels

Remember, the get rich quick people buy stuff too. And don't discount the value you provide to them in the form of infotainment.

Some of those people might browse for years before they actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,260
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: article spinning

I'm with everyone else here. Don't Spin.

Spun articles aren't writing. You can't read them.

While they might have had a place in marketing schemes in a pretty greyhat/blackhat way in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: I couldn't find the interval box in Aweber - wasted time

Just make the first message a Thank-you with download links to any products you may have promised them.

It's just the polite thing to do. Consider it an introduction.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Who is a good list-builder to follow?

Love Tony Shepherd for conversational style emails.
Charles Kirkland for another take on a massive operation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Separate domains, or one big one?

It strikes me that when talking about how the gurus are killing it that the logic might not flow to your community.

If it is indeed small and tight knit, with little chance that that will change,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Audacity question...

Complaining about how poorly designed the marketing of a site is that is offering an extremely popular free open source product? And how much easier it could be if they would just do it correctly?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Story of 3 guys that made 10, 000, 000 last year without single backlink

Always interesting to read about those who found their way from a young age.

Combination of talent, desire and serendipity that often breeds success.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,887
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: I want to create a site like iwriter.com [suggestions needed]

I certainly would not even attempt to compete in this marketplace because I got a good deal on a website.

If you really want to pursue it, you will need to do some heavy research and come up with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,780
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: How do I write articles WITHOUT plagiarizing?

You need to do research and summarize it in your own words. You absorb information and then put the facts into a form that resonates with your readers.

Just like writing a report in school. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Could someone please rate/review my article?

Hard to say, as I couldn't get through it.

If you did indeed write it, it definitely needs proofing. The word choices are inaccurate enough to make it difficult to follow (at least in my sleep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,587
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: If you could start over, knowing everything you know now, how would you make $ w/Internet Market

I see you are asking about list building and not getting much feedback.

The opinions you get here are readily available for free.

Do a forum search and read some threads, that will tell you a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: I am a complete begginer wanted help

Your story is a common one. You have jumped from idea to idea until you have no money left.

It is possible that where you think you have been scammed it is merely a matter of picking something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Long form squeeze or short form?

Yup, that's sure one way to do it.

It's all about ROI. Is it more cost effective to mine a freebie list for buyers or to sell to pre-qualified prospects?

Dunno, depends on your business model...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 503
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Are videos much better for a sales page?

^This.

But, yeah, I realize that a lot of people like video. A lot of people like long drawn out video.

They will sit enraptured by a video with no controls and no idea of how long the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,976
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Are some testimonials fake?

It's the internet.

Some of everything is fake.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Help with email swipes

The question that occurs to me is why would you be sending your new subs as free traffic to someone else's squeeze page?

Is there an advantage for you? This is a business after all.

Seems like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Old or new products, what's the different?

Yes it depends on the market. In IM you really need to keep an idea on the shelf life of a product. While the broad outlines change little over time, specifics can change quite rapidly.

With...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Yahoo Finance: Why I Choose to be Rich and Homeless

My bucket list has a year of the nomad life on it.

After a half century or so you can build up a lot of "I should go there."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Forum signatures

I'd advise reading the forum rules regarding signatures and advertising before you start.

If you are actually a valuable member of the forums you mention, perhaps you could find a way to subtly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: My Open Rates: Good or Bad?

Sorry if I was unclear. I was referring to the offer that built the list. Obviously anything contained within the email won't affect open rates.

Subject lines and relationships are what do that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,378
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: eBay - too much competition, no profit?

ebay is like a microcosm of online marketing. There is money to be made if you find a niche and market to it well.

I certainly buy enough stuff there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: My Open Rates: Good or Bad?

It really depends on how you use your list and how you built it. If those are open rates from subscribers you got from buying a solo from a burned out list, you are doing OK.

If you are hammering...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: How would I pick a domain name for an online store???

Since you don't want to limit yourself I think you should go the brandable route.
Something easy to remember that rolls off the tongue.

But then again, I always think brandable.:rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Solo Ad / Business Question

Most solo ads in the Internet Marketing space go to squeeze pages, since that's what the lists are used for.

You should be able to use solos for this, but you will need to find sellers who have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,972
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Paypal to keep fees on refunds as of 24th Feb 2014

I can certainly see Paypal's logic in doing this, and you gotta wonder about the cost to them of a huge launch with astronomical refund rates.

But for all the little people, you have to wonder...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 647
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Is there any free decent PLRs?

I'm guessing I have a hundred thousand or more on my hard drive. I never look at them, but I'm sure there are some gems in there.

If you are in an evergreen market where the information is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Quick Survey: Biggest Obstacle for Newbies

I think that the technical aspects are difficult for many, but that perhaps those difficulties get more weight because the problems there are so easy to define.

"I can do all this other stuff but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: How Many Clicks Should A Conversion Take?

Depends so much on your traffic. If you are sending cheap solo ad traffic directly to a sales page, you are probably going to find conversions will be very low.

Try finding a buyer's list or use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,105
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Does a niche site need to sell something to make money?

Well, ya gotta sell something!

Adsense spots, banners, affiliate products (physical or electronic), or your own stuff.

Or all of the above. You just have to choose which.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Newbie help: how can i make my web form list

Looks fine to me, but then again, I don't know what has changed.

You will need to remove the s from efforts and fix or remove the copyright byline.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 567
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Pharmacy Affiliates?Is it worth to enter into it?

I don't remember the details, but I once set up a site like this. Looked promising, but there is an organization here in the US that looks for affiliate sites linking to non US suppliers and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Important Rulling on 1st Ammendment Rights That Effect You...

Having an opinion is a well protected right in the US. Else many conspiracy theories would die on the vine (and along with them some pretty lucrative markets.)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Earn through Interest based website

Sounds like a good fit to me. You have a skill and a desire to teach it.

Your basic model seems sound, now you just need to do a little research on design forums to find out what questions your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Squeeze Page help

Given the results from this small test sample, you can see that there are some wildly divergent opinions. You'll need to do some testing,:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: How to pick WSOs to promote to my list

The only real way to know for sure if a product is good or not is to buy it. :p

Other than that, go off the reputation of the seller and the stated content. You can check stated EPCs and such, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Making use of affiliate discount

I don't see that promoting other attractions from a site like this would be a problem.

Tourists are in town to see everything they can. And London is certainly full of stuff to see.

Just have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Copyright images on a review/blog site? Please help

This is an area where due diligence is a must. One wrong decision on using images can have disastrous consequences.

While what you say makes sense, you can't be 100% sure where they got their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,738
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Solo Ads And Where To Start

I would ignore me and everyone else and get in touch with Justin. Great of him to offer and if you loved his course then likely you won't find a better place to get your answers.

Still, my advice...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Why does my name get added to the newsletter?

If you set up your autoresponder through JVZoo, they have it configured to automatically do this. Just learned this tidbit myself.

You can configure at least some autoresponders to do this...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th January 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,238
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: SEO vs PPC Which one better?

If you don't have experience with PPC, you'd better factor that in. There is a learning curve and sometimes even very experienced marketers have a hard time getting it to convert.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Sending JV traffic to an opt-in page?

I have heard of this being done, but you'd better have a good incentive for the JV's. Proof that somehow this is in their best interest. Else it's hard to see why they would be ok giving you their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Hyperlink

W3 schools are your friend for questions like these. http://w3schools.com
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Other income streams?

If you have been perusing the Forum for a while you have certainly heard this, but it bears repeating: find one thing and stick with it until it works.

When things are developing slower than you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Email list question?

Of course every mention I have ever run into about Mailchimp mentions that they are pretty zealous about enforcing their TOS bias against IM.

If you are in it for the long haul, I would definitely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,436
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: re jVZoo refusals

I find it interesting (but believable) that someone would blacklist you for one refund.

I have a hard time understanding why people put "60 day No Questions Asked" guarantees on products and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Are you worried about net neutrality?

I think that it is a complicated subject that has years yet to play out. I'd guess that the immediate effect for the average consumer will be nil as ISPs wait to see if this ruling will stand and if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 501
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: which domain name is better???

I could be wrong, but my thinking is that a name like housezilla might backfire on you. That assumes that your intended market is potential home buyers. In that market you to build trust with the...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th January 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Email Autoresponder Outsourcing Anyone?

That would be a hard question to answer. There are so many variable. I receive emails that are a hundred words or less and some that are in the 4-500 word realm. I tend to prefer short and to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: PLR Crash Course

Being a PLR creator is not an easy gig. It seems like you really need to be a production workhorse, or have a model that allows you to profitably outsource the creation.

Even though it can be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Presell emails to sales messages. Best ratio?

Exactly right. It will depend on your business model, your niche, your personality, and the way you built your list. To name a few.

You would treat a list built from low quality solo ads in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: thoughts on coaching/ mentor?

A coach or mentor can do wonderful things for your learning/earning curve. But choosing one is a thing not to be taken lightly.

You really need to "click" with them or the process will not work....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Passion Over Potential

Seems to me if you are focusing your attention on two different models which in your eyes have little chance of success (bad place to start I'd think), then you'd best focus your attention on the one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Can you suggest to me a domain name?

canadahousesale.ca
canadahousesale.com
canadahomessales.com
buycanadianhomes.ca

Looks like a little brainstorming will stand you in good stead
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,993
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Where do I start? I want to begin by passively making $1-5 day

You will get a ton of ideas here - sort of like a cross reference of what methods are available for making money online.

You could make a good start by just spending some time running through old...
Forum: Social Media 13th January 2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Posting to Facebook Groups ~ anyone?

If you intend to post obvious spam, any reputable group I have been involved with will moderate you away almost immediately.

Actually join a group and find out what the rules are. Then you might...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th January 2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Danny McConnell
Re: Guys Please Help Me to Understand What is Bitcoins Exactly?

They are a digital currency. Can be purchased with many currencies and changed back to many currencies.

Their value swings more than most commodities. I would guess that almost all the traffic in...
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