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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,602
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Is Web Design A Good Business To Get Into?

I'd look into app development instead.

A lot of money to be made there, and demand grows every day.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th March 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By tooAlive
Re: What did you spend your first big paycheck on?

First big check went right back into the business. Same thing with the 2nd, 3rd and so on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,494
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Please God, someone send me an angel or pull my plug!

First of all, sorry to hear about your situation. Been there and it's certainly not a fun place to be in.

Best advice I can give you is to take a step back, breathe, and stop listening to all the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By tooAlive
Re: losing money on 7 search

Glad you liked it.

Talking to your AM is always a good idea; they may even have other ideas, tips or offers you can throw into the mix.

And as far as offer walls and quizzes go, these 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By tooAlive
Re: losing money on 7 search

Sounds to me like you're direct linking those email submits.

That may have worked 10 years ago when the market was fresh, but people have caught on to what marketers do and and have grown immune...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th August 2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Yahoo Web Hosting or GVO?

Yahoo web hosting seems aimed at the business owner that isn't too savvy and wants to set up a simple site for his business without having to hire someone to do it for him.

As a marketer I'd want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By tooAlive
Re: advice on kickstarting myself online again

Perhaps don't get any at all?

Not trying to bash any of the products, but there's plenty of information out there readily available for you.

Besides, any course that's more than a few months...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,450
Posted By tooAlive
Re: The GMAIL Update Did More Damage Than I Thought...

Call me crazy, but I think this could actually help BOOST open rates and conversions.

In a couple of weeks people will adapt to the change and start opening their promo folder more.

But more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,450
Posted By tooAlive
Re: The GMAIL Update Did More Damage Than I Thought...

To be honest, I actually like the update as a user. It makes it a LOT easier to sift through emails and delete unwanted ones.

To the guys that were hit the hardest; remember this was a brand new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 658
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I'm about at my wits end on this...

I see. That would yield you more $$$ per sale, no doubt. Although it's significantly more work for you.

I'd personally go the Amazon route just because it's easier to manage and I don't have to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 658
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I'm about at my wits end on this...

Glad you liked it.

I think you could get away with the outdated design and get sales just by doing that. Remember, marketing is about selling someone something.

They may not be in "buy mode"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 658
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I'm about at my wits end on this...

You've gotten some great advice above.

Like WillR mentioned, ditch the cart/checkout buttons from the nav. They won't help you sell anything and already raise psychological flags that you're going...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I Don't Know Which Way To Market

Or the product he's promoting doesn't convert well. Or both. Split testing similar products would be a good idea.

Or maybe that traffic requires a bit more aggressive pre-selling.

Or his...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th August 2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Are Micro Niche Sites focussing on 4-5 related keywords relying only on AdSense still a good ide

Well, a lot of those small marketers aren't really providing anything of value. Their content is all rehashed reviews promoting the same affiliate products over and over again.

Look at web...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I Don't Know Which Way To Market

I moved away from SEO for the same reasons you just mentioned. It takes time to see results and even then you're at Google's mercy to keep you ranking high.

You could go the authority route but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,713
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Get Your Money Back from Hostgator...

I moved all my HG sites over to Stable Host. Read some good things about them here and liked their features/plans. Migration took just a few hours.

And for the guys that need more than shared...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd August 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Questions about testing ads

You could go with the first option and from looking at the stats be able to see which age ranges generated the most clicks/conversions.

I'd go with option 2 on a place like Facebook where you...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd August 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 776
Posted By tooAlive
Re: After 7search... What to do?

Here you go. Highest searched and priced keywords on 7Search.

7Search.com - Top Paying 1000 Keywords (http://7search.com/scripts/searchterms/top_paying.asp?n=1000)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Best software/package for starting up a website??

I'd go with Wordpress as it's really easy to set up, and themes are cake to edit.

Here are some ebook selling templates you may want to check out.

WordPress - Webbie - WordPress theme for ebook...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st August 2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,572
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Imobitrax: Worth getting over CPVLab or BevoMedia?

If you're looking to get into mobile, a mobile tracker like iMobitrax is a must.

There's also the STM mobile tracker (StackThatMoney subscription required) and the MobAff Tracker, which gives you...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st August 2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By tooAlive
Re: At what point should you start advertising your website?

First of all I'd work on fixing some of your broken links. The first 2 products I clicked on your site sent me to an error page.

Now, in regards to driving traffic.

How much do you plan on...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st August 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By tooAlive
Re: IMGrind vs AffExpert

In that case, the spy tools would probably be a good idea. Even if you only managed to find one profitable campaign thanks to them, you'd probably make your investment back and then some.

And I...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st August 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Bing ads guide

I was actually using {KeyWord} myself up until very recently, but have started using {QueryString} as well now. From what I've been able to understand, {KeyWord} picks up the keyword you're bidding...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st July 2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Travel Blog Monetization - How would you do it?

As far as getting people to click on your ads more often, you can play around with placements and colors and maybe get CTRs a bit higher. But I wouldn't expect too much from that unless you start...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st July 2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Bing ads guide

I'm not familiar with CPVLab, but wherever you enter SubIDs, put:

{QueryString} to track keywords
{AdID} to track converting ads
{MatchType} to track broad, phrase or exact match searches
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Dirty Comptetion

If he's taken things as far as scamming your would-be customers and making it appear as it was you, simply getting him to stop isn't enough.

Those are serious offenses and people like that...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 26th May 2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By tooAlive
See why testing and tracking is SO important..

http://i.imgur.com/NPzHJlU.png

Had I not been tracking my different ads, I wouldn't have known that the ad with the least amount of clicks and lowest CTR was actually my best performing one....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,591
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Job Lost - Can I turn to Internet Marketing? Any Suggestion?

I get what you're trying to say, Sam. But think of it this way:

How much is one client worth to a lawyer? I would assume it would be well into the thousands. So if your website can help your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,591
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Job Lost - Can I turn to Internet Marketing? Any Suggestion?

Your prices are insanely low. The least I would consider charging for those services is 10x that. At least.

Not just because it isn't worth the hassle to build a website for a measly 50 bucks, but...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 24th May 2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By tooAlive
Re: How to be easely accepted in a CPA network?

CPA networks just want to know that A) You're not a fraudster, and B) You know about marketing.

They'll just ask you simple questions like what your promotional methods are, what verticals...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,315
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Finally! Made my 1st $100+ on CB!

Congrats Henry! The first few bucks are always the toughest. Once the ball starts rolling it gets much easier. :cool:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,322
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Can you make facebook ads with clickbank hoplinks?

Even if you cloak your link Facebook would probably still disapprove your ad.

But that's actually a blessing in disguise for you, as CB products don't generally convert well when direct linking....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,833
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I'm doing Digital Marketing and Web Design -- You idiot everyone is doing that?

The diet and weight loss market will continue to be profitable as long as there are people that are obese.

The IM market will continue to be profitable as long as there are people that want to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 17th May 2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By tooAlive
Re: POF ..Can i target caucasian guys interested in Asian girls ?

That's right.

If you wanted to target black women interested in white men or vice versa for example, use images of interracial couples.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,308
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Just don't understand.....

I'm glad some of my advice was useful. :)



Absolutely. All their other price points are cheaper than Aweber as well. And not because it's not as good; like I said before, I've used them both...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,308
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Just don't understand.....

Hi Brit, let me start off by commending you on what you've achieved so far. IM is not an easy game at all, especially if you're not totally web savvy and have lots of time to dedicate to it.

It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,033
Posted By tooAlive
Re: I am skeptical and ignorant--help?

Welcome, Fibonacci man. :)

Starting out is definitely the hardest part. The key is not giving up too early, as you may only be a few steps away from seeing the money come in.

I've made sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Camtasia video

Under the "Annotations" option, click the "Blur/Highlight" button and choose your desired privacy effect.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 23rd March 2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,043
Posted By tooAlive
Re: SUCCESS! Made $150 and it cost me $20 bucks.

A bridge page is exactly that; a page that Google considers to be simply a "bridge" between the ad and third page, typically an affiliate offer.

They don't like these because normally they don't...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th August 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,241
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Free wordpress review themes

I know this is kinda' off topic, but here's why I'm not a big fan of free WP themes.

Free Wordpress Themes: Why You Should Never Search For Them on Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By tooAlive
Re: adknowledge checking ads

My ads have been pending for 3 days now.

I'm assuming it's because my account with them is new.

I'd send your AM a support ticket and patiently wait for a reply.. It sucks, but there's really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By tooAlive
Re: WTF!!! Tracking conversions from multiple sources that lead to one page.

Totally understand you.

I don't remember where I found it, but I got 3 months of LinkTrackr for $7? If I find it I'll send it to you.

And as much as I looked around, Prosper202 is the only free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By tooAlive
Re: WTF!!! Tracking conversions from multiple sources that lead to one page.

You'll need a tracking system that allows you to place a tracking pixel on your download page for each incoming source.

For example, you'd make separate tracking urls for each referrer. I.E, one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Pretty Links WP Cloaker Question PLEASE HELP

As far as I know, LinkTrackr keeps the link blocked the whole time if you enable the cloaking feature. But you will need to have a separate domain exclusively for your links, otherwise they'll look...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,467
Posted By tooAlive
Re: The question is . How to promote my squeeze page ?!

Sure thing, though you may want to check out the PPC section of the forum for more info.

Adsense / PPC / SEO Discussion Forum (http://www.warriorforum.com/adsense-ppc-seo-discussion-forum/)
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,829
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Facebook Ads are Ridiculous!!!

http://www.horsestocks.com/images/treadmill_1.jpg

Lets see how this one works.. :p
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,829
Posted By tooAlive
Facebook Ads are Ridiculous!!!

One of my campaigns has been denied yet again.

Guess why?



My ad was denied because I used a picture of a girl in a bikini to promote a weight loss product.

What do they expect me to use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Developing a Blog

Totally agree with you.

But the fact that he wants to set up static html pages, an ecommerce section, and a blog for an authority site made me suggest a developer.

If all he wants is a nice,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Iphone 5 Domain

Just take the $12 loss and move on.

That would be like trying to sell a stolen car.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By tooAlive
Re: How To Edit WF Signature?

The kid is just 12, I'd give him props just for being here.

I know I'd probably be doing the same thing if I was on the WF when I was 12..

It's good that he was disciplined, but not completely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Promoting Clickbank products

I don't believe Microsoft AdCenter lets you direct link to CB offers, no.

And even if they did, and even if you don't plan on building a list, a landing page is still important.

Skip the optin...
Forum: Website Design 20th August 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Need feedback on my squeeze page

A few things I would change.

The main logo on your page looks a little pixelated around the edges. If you did it in Photoshop you may just need to change the anti-aliasing setting for the text.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Promoting Clickbank products

I wouldn't link directly to the offer, even if Big G allowed me to.

Why?

You need to pre-sell your visitors.

It's not the same having someone land on a video sales page with a 15-minute...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,158
Posted By tooAlive
Free Landing/Squeeze Page Template

I happened to find these guys on Youtube while looking for landing page ideas.

In one of their videos they go over what they classify as the best landing pages of 2012. The first one being our...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 821
Posted By tooAlive
Re: About Me and How I got Started

That's awesome - way to think outside the box!

Now, I'm just curious about one thing..

How do you race a pigeon??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By tooAlive
Re: Looking for an effective honest affiliate strategy

I'm glad you brought up this topic - It's something I have been struggling with recently as well.

I honestly would not promote a product that I myself haven't tested, or done enough research on to...
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