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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alex Harper
Re: information overload

I'll start with your question about whether you should do a micro site or an authority site.

I feel like this is a pretty common question but is really simple to answer, all sites start off as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Troy_Phillips
Re: information overload

When I first started in IM I didn't know about the WF (was it around in 98?) The first person I talked to taught me how to market through email. I didn't know how to do anything but drive traffic to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By KaplanT4
Re: information overload

It really isn't about authority site vs niche site...

It's about putting the right offer in front of the right people. The offer should tap into what already motivates them. Find out what they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By JBanis
Re: information overload

Information overload is really something every aspiring and beginning (and even experienced) IMer need to take very seriously, like a disease that is actually contagious.

Get into contact with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By TonyV
Re: information overload

Don,

I think everyone goes through it at some point in their career. The smarter marketers figure out quickly that in order to make money you have to take action. They spend the majority of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jeff Schuman
Re: information overload

When I first went to college in the late 70's I felt information overload. In 4 years I graduated slightly drunk and much smarter then when I started. Same thing with Internet marketing overload....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By cashp0wer
Re: information overload

Most people starting in Internet marketing deal with some type of information overload. There is so much information to learn it is really hard not to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ken Strong
Re: information overload

Information overload? Look, it's very simple: as of this writing, there are 170,538 threads and 1,928,832 posts in the Main Forum. Read all of them and then take action.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By paul nicholls
Re: information overload

When i first started, niche sites was what i got into too

To keep things simple your best to just work on 1 site and brand the hell out of it

These days, social media exposure and links and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By zerofill
Re: information overload

Information overload & Analysis Paralysis go hand in hand...

Here is the deal... Focus...

Focus on one niche, one traffic source, one conversion plan.

When you master that, you move on. As...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Thomas W
Re: information overload

You will be a perfect person to join the team

http://www.warriorforum.com/local-meetings-mastermind-groups-forum-events/641904-skype-group-newbies-can-follow-directions.html

It is well worth it
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Victoria Gates
Re: information overload

It is so easy to be overwhelmed with all the various methods and advice, and then sorting what is real from the fake is a whole other topic for another day. I will say this.. if you are playing with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By Michael Shook
Re: information overload

You could pick a big enough niche that your site could become an authority site, but if you are going for micro-niche kind of sites, you are going to wait a long time before you get enough feedback...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,148
Posted By yukon
Re: All I want is 1 site, is there anyone else out there with this goal, or who already achieved thi

The way I started my best site was without a site at all, might sound crazy but that's how my best performing site started up.

When I first started up I didn't care about having a site, didn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,960
Posted By tpw
Re: What's with the thanks bias?

I suspected that you did not know that.

This is the reason I mentioned it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,960
Posted By tpw
Re: What's with the thanks bias?

I brought back the Original Post, because there seems to be some confusion.

There are two complaints in the OP:

1. People aren't thanking new people for good information;
2. People are too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,960
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: What's with the thanks bias?

Here's another problem with the idea.

Even though the tag line for the forum is "where we talk about making money", there are a lot of people who use the forum for more than just talking about it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,960
Posted By Joseph Robinson
Re: What's with the thanks bias?

The Reddit upvote/downvote system wouldn't work here (I'm pretty sure you already asked on that earlier in the thread). Good content is subjective. In a case where people are looking to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,960
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: What's with the thanks bias?

Not really. His point was a little whiny bitch fest that people don't do what he also doesn't do. :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Brent Stangel
Re: google - click through rates

It's going to depend on the niche, quality of other sites on the page, and the searcher.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

The issue with setting goals like $3/day or $30/day or whatever is that you have no way to control those things. Statistically speaking, it's quite possible to average $30/day and have 90% of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By KLinfluence
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

Thats a great way to start putting your income goals into perspective. I also try to set my agenda on a week by week basis and commit. Setting a timer is also good too, that way you'll have no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By wordpressmania
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

I did not think this way before.. only making 27 can be 10k withing one year... Great thinking to start... Play around this forum and surely you will be able to do something real big.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Randall Magwood
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

Run the same numbers when you do your advertising costs. This will allow you to see how much you can afford to spend (or lose) when acquiring a customer. Good job tho with taking income goals into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Adie
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

Setting goal is the most important thing. In manufacturing, we have the so-called PDCA cycle.

P - Plan (set your goals/targets)
D - Do (implement your method)
C - Check (checked for the result)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Michael Harris
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

I agree setting goals is vital..

At the start of my week, I write down
what I would like to achieve for the week..

Then I make a list of everything I need to do to,
make that happen..

Then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By GMD
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

Don't get the cart before the horse:

Before you even start thinking numbers, starting thinking about the methods you are going to use to get there.

Think infrastructure and then think numbers. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By Baadier Sydow
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

I have to agree completely. Also try and set lifestyle goals ie working full time IM by end of the year etc

Just take action is the most important advice I can give.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 585
Posted By kdbbdl
Re: newbies like me - goal setting

setting goals is important but taking action is more important
good luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By Leslie B
Re: Securing Wordpress

Keeping your WP site secure starts the moment you install it. Don't use scripts like Fantastico that install the blogs for you, but do it manually so you can begin adding security right from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By ArielT
Re: Securing Wordpress

Yes, I also suggest you "Best WP security", I was reading some days ago this site that talks about and found it useful Best WordPress Security Plugin - Better WP Security Plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By AttilaTheHun
Re: Securing Wordpress

Well.. why are you looking left and right before cross the road? To prevent an accident. Similarly we are securing wp sites to prevent hacking. Default WP install is modestly secure. You are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By threezerozero
Re: Securing Wordpress

that's what a few people have told me before until they're sites got hacked. believe me, its better to be safe than sorry...imagine all the hard work and effort you put over a few months destroyed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By AttilaTheHun
Re: Securing Wordpress

If you have some linux skills you can check the final build with wpscan - wpscan.org for vulnerabilities.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By Pecan
Re: Securing Wordpress

I'd make a habit of backing it up often, especially if you plan on playing around with different plugins and themes.

That way you have something to fall back on if things get too messed up.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By Abledragon
Re: Securing Wordpress

There are lots of things you can do to strengthen your WordPress site's security.

You need to make sure you don't have a user named 'admin', change the database table prefix, use SFTP rather than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By threezerozero
Re: Securing Wordpress

take a look at Better WP Security. i been using it lately and i personally love it. it's free and it does a pretty decent job addressing security issues.

WordPress › Better WP Security « WordPress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By threezerozero
Re: Register as a business

i would say read up on the different types of incorporations to figure out their differences and choose the one that best fits. if you do decide to do an LLC, youll need to find a partner even if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By AllanWM
Re: Register as a business

Without a doubt, contact a tax pro. Laws and regulations can change affecting which business entity may be right for you.

In the US, I believe the LLC is the choice for most IMers, but courts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By TheArticlePros
Re: Register as a business

From a US standpoint, you definitely need to register yourself into a corporation of some sort. When you do any business as a sole proprietor, if someone choose to sue you, they can come after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By BloggingPro
Re: Register as a business

This is really a question you should be asking a tax professional. Not trying to rain on the parade here, but definitely something you should talk to your local tax office or small business admin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By DotComBum
Re: paypal

I believe there is a certain limitation to personal account, so if you are using it to receive a lot of payments then I would suggest that you go for the business account.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By contentwriting360
Re: paypal

Start with a business verified PayPal account, Sleika. That's what PayPal recommends if you're going to use it for a business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By sbucciarel
Re: paypal

Why bother upgrading if you need it for business. Get Premier or Business to start with and avoid problems later.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Greg McKenzie
Re: paypal

My understanding is you can have 3 Paypal accounts!

1. Personal

2. Premier

3. Business

If you are looking to do business online then you will need a premier at least!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Vincentpaulr
Re: paypal

A Premier paypal account, is really all your going to need! If you try using a personal account for business matter that is when you run into some problems!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By sk8tavou
Re: paypal

Just open a paypal account now and upgrade later! Be sure to not do any mistakes about your name or address or something because if you dont call them on the phone its a big pain to change some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Vine Whip
Re: paypal

I agree with Andres. I faced the same exact dilemma when I was starting my PayPal account. Now it's all good, I keep a personal Bank Account and business one, paypal connected to my personall
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By Andres1986
Re: paypal

I'm pretty sure you can later upgrade to Business account should you want to, so you can start with a Personal one and then evaluate.
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