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Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th June 2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: The GeoFence

If you have customer already coming into your store then why would you give them a coupon. However, if your customer decides to visit your competition then you could push them a text for a coupon...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 12th February 2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Michael Travis
WP Plugin to allow app customer to upload coupons

I am looking for a Wordpress Plugin that will allow a customer to update their weekly coupon for the mobile app that I design for them. The file type would typically be an image.

If you know of a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th January 2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Create Game With Admob No Coding

You should look at gamesalad. They may have what you are looking for.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Any Suggestions on best use for my domain?

Have you had this name since around May of 2008? I see where it sold for $3600 back then. If you recently acquired this domain you may want to try and just sell it.

My next suggestion would to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,911
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Quickest way to make huge money online?

Ethan,

When I had a blog to promote Clickbank items on my main page I would put up a sad story and then show how the product I was promoting helped me out. Once I had all that setup I went to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th August 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,935
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: best app creator

Buzztouch is a great platform to get started with. No matter which you pick for a true app you will have to use XCode for IOS and Eclipse (Android) and be able to do some programming.

Almost all...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th August 2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,631
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Android vs iOS vs BlackBerry Apps?

I see many people on here talking about mobile apps and use it interchangeably with mobile sites. Mobile apps and mobile sites are completely different. Mobile apps can work offline (when you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,028
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Who makes money as an Amazon affiliate?

I just took a quick look at your site. It looks like you purchased it in September last year. I am guessing it came up for renewal and you decided to try and make some money off it. With a site...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th January 2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Earn With My Store

The categories on you site are so diverse. Typically a site is based around one niche or sub-niche. However, the site looks very nice. If you want to sell amazon products I suggest you look at...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th January 2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,305
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How do you add 500 products on to a store?

What I have done in the past is import the product information from the dropshipper into a separate database file. Then you can go and manipulate that database and change any fields you want. What...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 2nd January 2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,562
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Feedback on a new store

Elite Warrior,

Magento sites tend to run slow especially when you get over a few thousand items. The slowness is due to the way Magento structures their databases and does the indexing. There are...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 1st January 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Zencart online store creation + dropship products + info

This sounds interesting. Do you provide the dropshipper? If so, who will it be?

Thanks,

Michael
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th December 2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Any Amazon experts out there? Partnership opportunities

Keef,

I have some experience with Amazon and I can offer you some advice but I would not be interested in a partnership. We have used Amazon with our business and it can bring you in a lot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,704
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Cold Calling Residential

If you already have customers then give them some cards to handout to their friends and family. On the back of the card have a coupon for $10 off on thier first repair. This will have a tendency to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Loving my new Business model, but it's just not loving me back! Any ideas what I can do better?

Who wants to sign up for a newsletter? I know I don't. I get enough of them without signing up. However, if I can get a coupon to use on my visit or the next visit to the store I would really...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th October 2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Loving my new Business model, but it's just not loving me back! Any ideas what I can do better?

Karen,

Many retail businesses have tried newsletters before without much success. Their failure is mainly due to not puttting in the time after they get people to sign up or not having enough...
Forum: Programming 2nd August 2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Michael Travis
MYSQL command line syntax error

I have beat my head against the wall on this. I am loging in as the root user on a dedicated server hosted by Hostgator. Once logged in through the terminal program I type in mysql at the command...
Forum: Programming 1st August 2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Paypal IPN Handler for an Affiliate

Thank you very much for the information. I will look into the paypal's sample script.



I do get an email notification, but I haven't found a script to process the email and extract the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th July 2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,139
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: $2,000 in 1 Day

Don,

This is a simple idea I have seen you talk about several times. I have two questions though.
(1) How many flyers do you offer the pizza shop for free?
(2) How do you stick those darn...
Forum: Programming 23rd July 2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By Michael Travis
Paypal IPN Handler for an Affiliate

I am an affiliate for a product(s) where I get paid instantly by Paypal. I would like to send an email to the buyer giving them a special bonus for buying through my link. Can I use a Paypal IPN...
Forum: Website Design 22nd July 2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Michael Travis
Online Store With 50,000+ items

I am looking for an ecommerce platform that can handle at least 50,000 items. The customer is currently using Magento and with 35,000+ items in it makes it run very slow.

Does anyone have any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By Michael Travis
Check Your Paypal Account!

I just logged into my Paypal account and found out that someone by the alias of Nicholas Brand has cleaned out my account. They made mutiple payments in $10, $50, $100 increments until I had less...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd July 2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,441
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Mobile Redirect ONLY (not ipad) for NON-Wordpress sites

A mobile redirect can be done for this. You would have to base the redirect upon the user's screen size and limit it below the ipad size. I have seen this in a redirect script from a report off...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Need advice on my first WSO

If you use a service like warrior plus or jvzoo then you really don't need a squeeze page. They are able to add your buyers to your email list at the time of purchase. You just have to remember to...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th June 2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 898
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Whats more important Traffic or Conversion

Think of traffic and conversions like this. You can have an car engine (your website) and you can get gas (the traffic) to your engine and the engine will run, but if you want the engine to run...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How to Set Up WSO, Sales Page Including Membership Site?

First off your WSO is your sales page, so you really don't need a separate sales page. In fact, having a separate sales page means your customer has to click one more time. Everytime you need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: What is the War Room and why so important?

If you ever want to run a WSO then you will need to be a member. Why not just become a member and reap all the benefits of the forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: I proved i can do it, but i want more

Congrats of finding some success. From experience I have found that lists that are created from free reports just don't do as well. Once a freebie seeker always a freebie seeker. Start charging...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Thinking of making a serious move.

I would suggest using a shopping cart like 3d Cart or Volusion. This way you can just upload pictures of the products to one location and then maintain all your data in a spreadsheet or database. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Instantly Polish Your WSOs

Dwight,

I have to agree with you on the reports. It doesn't take but a few minutes to add these finishing touches.

I will say that I hate videos and generally will stay away from them. My...
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th April 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,802
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Customer wants monthly e-newsletter written for him - what to charge?

I would suggest getting a journalism student from a local university to write your newsletter articles. They love doing articles on different subjects and if you paid them $20 for each article they...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th February 2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Question For Offliners Who Use Independent Contractor Agreements

P1,

I am not an attorney, but I would think either way would be fine. The courts use email all the time as evidence. I don't see there would be any difference.

Michael
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Best way to ethically promote a sale in an Aweber sequence

Chris,

You could capture the date the person signs up using a custom field if necessary. Then just compare that date with today's date similiar to what you have above. I think that should work....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,254
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Flippa BIN Doubt..

I have sold a few websites on Flippa and this is my 2 cents:
(a,b) Don't accept his bid. If he can't pay now then he will more than likely get cold feet and not pay on the 23rd.
(b,c) If none of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How to Find Offline Niches?

Zannix,

From what you describe I believe you are talking about the yellow pages. On their site you can browse the most popular categories and break it down from there.

Michael
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th January 2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,642
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Would you give up your 60k full-time job and start yoru own company?

I am by far no expert on this topic but I can give advice from real life experiences. There is a saying that goes: "A bird in the hand beats 2 in the bush" meaing keep what you have because it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Can I build a list manually?

Most cpanels for you hosting will have a free autoresponder you can use. They are slow when it comes to delivering, but it will get the job done. Once you start making money off your list you could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Resolved: Being a WSO Affiliate is Entering into a Saturated Market

Write27,

That is a good question and I would like to provide you just a little food for thought here. I purchased the same WSO or a similar one that you describe. After reviewing the report I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Am I doing the right thing?

If the sites have not been making much money you may consider selling on or more of them on Flippa. If you can show any proof of income you can generally make about 10 times the monthly amount. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Louis C.K.’s lesson for marketers: Honesty is the best strategy

Thanks for the great find. My mind is racing on how I can apply this to internet marketing.

Michael
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Site flippers, what am I doing wrong? **Another question**

Tim Pears,

Do yourself a favor and get Backupbuddy. It makes doing this so simple. You can litterly backup the original site and move it in about 15 minutes. The only thing that slows you down...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd December 2011, 01:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,764
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How Do We Prove a Mobile Website Will Bring More Sales to Business Owners

As previously stated you can not guarantee they will get more leads/customers. However, if you set them up a mobile campaign for free and tell them they only pay for any leads they get then it is a...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd December 2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Looking For a mobile Booking Form

This is easily accomplished through "Hotels Combined" white label affiliate program. You can signup for their program for free. They provide a guide on setting up a site and mobile site for booking...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th December 2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: QR Code size for outdoor

Jay is absolutly right about using vector images. What I have seen is people put them on large magnetic signs you can get from Vista Print or your local printer. I think they are about 20cm square....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th December 2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: QR Code with Annotation

Rahmat,

What a great idea. I can see a big benefit when showing this to store owners. Let them know you could setup a certain quantity of different ones for a set price and it would be easy for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th December 2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,154
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Mobile SEO Tutorial??

Ammy,

A quick search on the big G provided this link Seven Mobile SEO Myths Exposed (http://searchengineland.com/seven-mobile-seo-myths-exposed-103470). It is not a tutorial but it gives you...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th December 2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,981
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Can i Rank .mobi in google?

One thing you must keep in mind is Google loves content. Most mobile sites don't have a lot of content. That is one of the reasons you see mobile sites as part of a .com domain. The content on the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th December 2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Mobile Website for Hotels

The Combined Hotels affiliate program allows you to create a mobile version to book hotels. It is under their white label program. They are free to join. I found this out from sites on Flippa. ...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th December 2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 954
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: "HOPPY-OLOGY!"

You sure it is not luck that wins a new client? Putting it in prospective with the turkey, the turkey was lucky he found you and even more lucky that he survived the Thanksgiving feast. :)

So...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th December 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How well does Aweber integrate into mobile sites?

Dexx,

Have you looked NeilB's mobile landing page? It is designed based on Aweber's platform. Very easy code to include once you look at what it does. I believe aweber shows you how to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th November 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: QR codes on vans

Vista Print also has magnetic signs and I don't think they are too expensive.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th November 2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Outsourcing Mobile Website Design

Look under the Warriors for Hire section and just search for "mobile" in the title you will find several there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,601
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: Best way to earn $100 per day, ideas please

Jacqui,

As you can see everyone is giving you differernt ideas on what worked for them. What you must realize is they talk about these ideas in a passionate way. Each person is passionate in...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 27th September 2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,446
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: How did I create a $5k monthly income in exactly 9 days, and why am I sharing this???

ktlasm,

Great post. You hit the nail on the head when you mentioned talking on terms local business understand. Would you mind sharing what services you are offering? Is it mobile websites, QR...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 25th September 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,219
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: What is better fixed width or variable width mobile site?

Jay,

I never thought of it like taking the middle ground. I will definately try it.

Thanks to everyone who have contributed.

Michael
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st September 2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,734
Posted By Michael Travis
Re: [TUTORIAL] How To Create a Mobile Website Sitemap

Will,

Is it required to have a sitemap link on your mobile site? I most definately agree you need a sitemap.xml file in your mobile directory, but do you need the link on the site itself?
...
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