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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 287,043
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: What to do if you're desperate

I didn't read each and every post here, but chances are desperation came from a lack of planning. Here's a link to creating a Roadmap to where you want to go: Business Roadmap-Silk Road Consultants...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th August 2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to send E-mail to a list of business owners?

Here's the exception: The CAN-SPAM Act says that if you and the person you are emailing have a prior business relationship, and you are sending emails that assist in continuing that relationship,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Niche Marketing dead?

You left out, "The OP asked a question or made a statement that has been run into the ground, i.e. The death of ________", which is patently absurd.

Excellent advice, assuming it's taken.
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Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to send E-mail to a list of business owners?

So, GR requires a double opt-in? Take it and run with it! Their deliverability is superior and you get genuinely qualified list members.

Don't take my word for it. Test it yourself.

Sincerely,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Where can I find good content writers?

I started out writing those for 10 cents per word. I don't do that any more!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Where can I find good content writers?

Obviously, I'm not just writing articles about the heartbreak of psoriasis. That price is for landing page content, with full SEO treatment (on page and under-the-hood). It's a blend of content...
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th August 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to send E-mail to a list of business owners?

According to some, GetResponse is the most cost-effective way to upload an Excel list and send out a blast. AWeber is alleged to be less friendly with this.

You might want to set up your emails...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,819
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Where can I find good content writers?

I charge $1 per word. Keeps out the riff-raff. Keep in mind, that figure is negotiable, but I'm starting where I want to be.

Sincerely,

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Need to copyright my digital product

Take comfort in the fact that those who steal generally NEVER do anything with it. So what if they stole it? It's not like they'll work it and get the real benefit...

No, really!

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Niche Marketing dead?

BTW, I was grandfathered into the War Room because I posted valuable info and was generally easy to get along with. Here endeth the lesson, ahmar2 (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/ahmar2.html).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Niche Marketing dead?

So's Mark Twain, who once said, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated."

Excellent post!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Professional Writers...A little help please

Try using a Gantt Chart: Gantt chart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gantt_chart). It may look a bit cumbersome at first, but once you get the hang of it, it's great!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,688
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Writers: If You Think You're Good Enough, Charge What You're Worth

Well done! Now, all you have to do is move that decimal place another space and charge $1 per word.

Sincerely,

Vince Runza

P.S. Avoid ghostwriting ransom notes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 816
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to find a business partner?

Yeah, LinkedIn is a great place to start. Just remember one thing: it can be relatively easy to get a partner. It can be hellish to get rid of one -- especially if you've run out of places to hide...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,462
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How many pages are your ebooks?

Take the time and trouble to find out what people want in a given niche before you decide what's the best length of an ebook. Those who say, "The shorter the better -- respect people's time", may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How do you make a video go viral?

Jack, the key to going viral is emotional. You need to break people out of whatever current preoccupation they are mired in and laugh, scream, go "ouch!" etc.

Content Is King. As for services that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,205
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Frustrations of being a Writer

I tell people up front I charge $1 per word. That chases away the riffraff who want everything for as cheap as possible. Certainly, many types of writing (product descriptions, basic information and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,799
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: On poison pens

Try this page and scroll down about 2/3 of the way and get ALL the definitions, variations and what-have-you on peewaddlin', etc. (alas, there's no working permalink to the specific word):...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,799
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: On poison pens

I recently posted this comment over at Facebook and it seems to apply here, too: "too many of you are just reposting other people's stuff, and too few of you think."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,936
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Don’t Call Yourself a Writer If What You Really Are Is a Thief

I stand corrected. If you do not just "swipe and reword", you are not just stealing.

However, if you do not understand that you are not taking the trouble to make sure you are not misunderstood,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,936
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Don’t Call Yourself a Writer If What You Really Are Is a Thief

Yeah, I wrote 'em. Sell 'em to you for a hundred bucks. Called "PLR".

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,936
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Don’t Call Yourself a Writer If What You Really Are Is a Thief

No, we're not "having a debate". We are discussing thievery. You like it -- most of us don't.

Speaking to you now as a writer, I can take a subject of which I knew little, actually research it and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 12,936
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Don’t Call Yourself a Writer If What You Really Are Is a Thief

I guess that fits right in with this quote, which you seem to like very much: "The logic of a common man is not the same as that of a man in power, because the common man's logic is infected with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,588
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

Thanks for posting this, Jack. I didn't have the heart to do so myself.

Sorrowfully,

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,588
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

A reminder, from Rob Clement:

Some of you already know but for those who do not:

Beverley Clement
21/01/1957 – 03/04/2011
After a battle with pancreatic cancer
Rev 20:11 Her “tears wiped...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,588
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

Rob Clement sent me this via email:

Vince

I was not intending to have flowers at the funeral. I was intending sending the money to cancer research so that others can be spared at least some ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,588
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

For those of you that don't speak Welsh, Boysbach means "wee thing". :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,588
Posted By Vince Runza Online
RIP: Bev Clement

I just received this sad news from Rob Clement:

Bev Clement passed away at approximately 3:00 p.m. (GMT) on Sunday April 3rd. Mothering Sunday in the UK. It was peaceful and quiet passing.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,994
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Facebook Temporarily Suspended my Account

Hi Dena,

I can see your Facebook page just fine: Dena Gottlieb (http://www.facebook.com/dena.gottlieb)

I also see some recent activity:

RECENT ACTIVITY

דינה גוטליב changed her profile...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Is consistancy boring

Consistency may be boring for you to create, but that's not the issue, is it? If you are dependable, predictable and reliable to your readers, that should be the key to your success.

Make sure you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Is there a free alternative to Power Point?

Ooh! Ooh! Open Office! Open Office! OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite (http://www.openoffice.org/)

Oh, I see. You've been told already. Just download it and play with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to Go Viral! Happy Holidays...

If you viewed this video and shared it, ask yourself: what was it that made me take action? Chances are, it was an emotional reaction that got you off your aspirations and motivated you to pass this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to Go Viral! Happy Holidays...

To quote Gandalf, at the end of LOTR: "I will not say: do not weep; for not all tears are an evil."

OMG, am I getting sappy in my old age!

No, really!

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to Go Viral! Happy Holidays...

I was just commenting, recently, that I don't weep. I'm a guy, right?

That's the key to successful viral campaigns -- you grab people by their heartstrings. Make 'em:


Laugh
Cry
Shout
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How to Go Viral! Happy Holidays...

This was staged as a "Flash Mob", but was carefully rehearsed by over 80 members of Chorus Niagara. They came to the mall at the crack of dawn and ran through it as a final, "dress down" rehearsal on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By Vince Runza Online
How to Go Viral! Happy Holidays...

To the Group:

This brought tears to my eyes:
YouTube - Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus - Must See!

Happy Holidays

Vince Runza
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,738
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Congratulations! Your account is now enabled for uploads longer than 15 minutes.

"Woot!"? Who the hell says, "Woot!"?

I'm as likely to say, "Woot!" in public as I am to say, "Huzzah!"

As for the rest of the content in the original post, I'm really out of it! I had no idea I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Article and Content Writers: Going Broke Writing for IM Types?

What's wrong with that?[/quote]
Writing is more than just stringing words together. Many of us that have writing talent exchange back-channel swipes at "article writers" who have no business writing...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th December 2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Have I been slapped?

[Vince makes a complicated gesture in front of his apron, then slaps Pragun across the face with both hands, really hard!] Slapped? You have been, now!

Seriously, I've had content disappear from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Article and Content Writers: Going Broke Writing for IM Types?

Be very careful, Beth. There are writers in the Philippines who are every bit as skilled as American writers (in American English), but charge much less because their cost of living is less.

I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Article and Content Writers: Going Broke Writing for IM Types?

This is an excellent point. Web designers, SEO experts and business directory owners often need written content for their clients. If you can build a good working relationship with folks like this,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,074
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Writing is a Skill not a Commodity

Sorry, Antony. I disagree.

Frankly, I was tempted to edit your post, pointing out the mistakes in grammar and punctuation, just to prove that your opinion of your own work might be unjustified....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Article and Content Writers: Going Broke Writing for IM Types?

Hi Warriors,

If you're an article writer, content creator, ghostwriter or the like, the chances are good you've taken a pay cut lately. Thanks to market pressure, outsourcing to Third World...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: PLR Concern

Great, well-written PLR can be hard to rewrite! I got that feedback from a respected write-for-hire pro about PLR articles I wrote. I was told that the content itself was so concise and targeted,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: What is the Best Use of Spun Content?

Spun articles can be a great source of fiber in your diet. Remember, you need 25-35 grams of fiber every day!

Print out your spun articles on recycled paper and recycle them yet again! :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,171
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: How To Run An Article Writing Business

I can tell you that writing content has become very competitive, price-wise. I'm listed over at oDesk as a content provider, and regularly get offers to interview for writing work at a rate of a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 791
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: PLR Concern

The real problem is when PLR content is really good. It makes rewriting it problematic.

Addressing the concerns of the OP, you need to carefully read the license that comes with any PLR content....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 746
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Really need help with outsourcing !!!!

We can't answer your question. That's because you don't have a plan. Oh, sure, you have a 'great idea' and some other stuff. However, you can't come here and ask us to do your homework for you, for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,349
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: MY FIRST CLICKBANK SALE!

Yeah, I remember getting my first sale via ClickBank. I believe it was also in the Panic Attack niche. Well done!

Keep plugging away, until you earn enough to actually get a check!

Cheers!
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,401
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Looking For Good Article Writter

So, you say you're looking for a good article writer, then complain that the ones you found on places like oDesk are too high. You want 20 articles, 250-300 words each, and have a budget of $20....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: articles that does not have anything to do with your main niche

The quality of writing is good enough. However, the advice that a regular newsletter from a butcher is so-so. Do you have metrics that show, conclusively, that butchers improve their bottom line with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: articles that does not have anything to do with your main niche

Interesting question: should the article content always pre-sell the product?

The short answer is no. If you provide valuable information to your reader, you can still point to your specific...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,190
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Cost to Outsource Articles?

Big Mike nailed it: cheaper is not necessarily worser, when it comes to article writers! Seriously, in this arena (IM), articles do not have to be great works of art. They have to do what you need:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,331
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: Article Marketing Help Needed

You need a business plan! Desperation and family responsibilities are too much pressure for you to be flying by the seat of your pants.

Your results are better than typical, given how recently...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd December 2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: I Managed to Get Google 1st Page for Mega Competitive Keywords

Sure, just not here. Try Adsense / PPC / SEO Discussion Forum (http://www.warriorforum.com/adsense-ppc-seo-discussion-forum/), since you might find this thread moved there because it descended into a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd December 2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By Vince Runza Online
Re: I Managed to Get Google 1st Page for Mega Competitive Keywords

I know this niche -- it's a tough one! Congratulations on your SERP's.

I notice that you have a backlink from a YouTube channel: YouTube - CharlesKing104's Channel...
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