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I'm bringing a concept from the US to Nepal. FrugalTravelsNepal 1 1 monthFrugalTravelsNepal (97): I escaped western life 9 years ago and have lived in Nepal for the past 8 years. I ended up getting a 14 room guest house about 5 years ago, just one year before the disastrous earthquakes of 2014. The guesthouse business was so good everyone who had to rebuild their home decided to make a guesthouse. So, rather than compete with the local people I've decided to do something different. I'm taking the furniture from our rooms and renting them...
Relationships First, then sell ... Belew 6 1 yearBelew (11716): Small things done right can make all the difference. What @Rev says.
Spam messages from wordpress contact form tienny 4 1 yeartienny (658): I google search for the captcha plugin and led to I install Really CAPTCHA. It doesn't appear. Thus, I'm stuck in finding my way out. Can anybody please help me?
Hero or Guide BKatt 9 1 yearRev (5413): @Jonnner Hey! Glad to see you back.
Where to Start online training in marketing TUSCAN 10 1 yearSteve (3649): @TUSCAN start at the begining... understanding who exactly your customers are... and then move onwards to whatever interests you.
The Man Who Invented Christmas Belew 5 2 yearsRev (5413): How to get published and become famous as a writer! Dickens is your man. A serial writer! Think of the blog content he would have if he were alive today. Did you know he got paid by the word for his blog... er... newspaper posts.
Good business strategy vs marketing know how Belew 13 2 yearstienny (658): @TParker That's good that you ask many questions. If I am your client, I really appreciate it. A few years ago, I attended a creative business class. So that I can know about business. Because of that, I can see the overall creative business aspect. Thanks to that, I am looking for job opportunities.
Are there IYI marketers, too? Belew 6 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): @Rev, ha ha ha, love that quote!
Know Someone Who Kills Traditional Marketing Belew 7 2 yearsBelew (11716): @SusanDay My take is that as long as his approach is working he should keep working it. All the while he should have a plan B or C in the works as well. The marketing winds change. We all have experienced that. His will as well. In the meantime, I am on the sidelines cheering for him. He is, BTW, at a conference with a display and a model (a real model) doing the outbound, pass out rubber brains and bags of M&M thing in hopes of...
What is the most Impressive website? jmolan 10 2 yearsRev (5413): @Belew How much is your daughter and how much is just a proud father?
Should I Use Spellchecker Before Publishing? Caffus 11 2 yearsTParker (529): @Caffus When you consolidate your sites, take the opportunity to update and refine your content. Make sure everything is just the way you want it this time around.
What SaaS for Marketers Do You Wish for? Belew 8 2 yearsSteve (3649): There are a couple of these services around, i tried one last year... with average results. As the technology advances so will this i guess... One day artifical intelligence will even write the articles.
Let's Discuss... The Psychology of Marketing TParker 12 2 yearsRev (5413): Yes, but it's a private group with controlled access. Let me see if I can find a copy for you.
Ad Sense? Do you use? jmolan 6 2 yearsBelew (11716): The same adsense spend that was dispersed among 4 million bloggers 10 years ago is now dispersed among 80 million bloggers. It'll make you some money, but abt 1/20th of what it might have a long time ago = consider whether or not you want to dilute the content of your site by trying to get folks to click on smth related ... or not.
how to set an appointment no one wants to miss kklenner 15 2 yearsBelew (11716): When was the last time you agreed to meet someone and you thought, "Yes! There's no way I am going to miss this appointment." Strive to have people think that about you.
Have you refreshed your online profiles? TParker 6 2 yearstienny (658): @belew You are right. I choose to be present at website and learn to be more present at niche website as mentioned by @TParker. Since I choose to do animation and design work, I need to be present at behance also besides of website.
Twitter repeat - doesn't it get tedious? BuzzyMarketing 9 2 yearsBuzzyMarketing (31): @Belew Many times...many, many times.
Marketing Online Travel Agency Tips poz75 24 2 yearsBelew (11716): @SusanDay So, can I. But I don't understand what I am reading. Do we have to understand, too?
Video coverage big difference jmolan 24 2 yearsBelew (11716): @jmolan The simple answer abt what works is there is no simple answer. If there was one almighty way that works best, everyone would use that one way... then it would not be as effective any more. I recommend IF your strategy is to give something to get something ... make that 'GIVE' as cool as you can without giving away the farm. AND ... make the 'GET' as painless for the GETTER to GIVE as possible. Make it dumb simple.
Using Social Media To Sell Winsome1 25 2 yearsWinsome1 (337): Engagement that leads into your sales funnel for nurturing.
Are Marketers Sleazy? Belew 2 2 yearsRev (5413): "Where have all the marketers gone, long time passing..." When will they ever learn? Marketing has changed. Completely. Yet gurus, and colleges, are still teaching the same old crap. Mad Men was more than just a TV show... though it ran on TV long before the show ever did! And not much has changed for Madison Avenue. But, since the late 1990s a major paradigm shift has been under way and people who have understood and embraced it are...
New on the blog: velocityHUB frgau 13 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): @EmilyB Great to meet you too!
Is it possible to engineer marketing? Belew 8 2 yearsIamstevenb (55): If you have developed and documented a repeatable process that gives you the results you intend, then yes.
Starting a blog on mental illness Belew 10 2 yearsSusanSpores (1): They sent me a message from WordPress, but I had no clue what they were talking about. I don't know the workings of the language of making a blog yet. I need something downloaded to make it public for outside people to see. I thought I'd worry about that when I learned some more. I'm just in the beginning of working things out. One person keeps getting onto it so I know someone can see it. I was hoping it was possible to see it. ...
Human Content Marketers Are Going to Lose Belew 8 2 yearsRev (5413): Be careful what you ask for...
Brands that help teachers make money Nonpareil99 3 2 yearsNonpareil99 (4): Dear Rev Wow, yours is stellar insight of above and beyond ...Your generosity shines. Thanks so much for your value driven sharing/ teaching. Sincerely, nicol
5 Step Strategy Growth Hacking Webinar Belew 4 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): I had trouble hearing it, but then I am a VERY long way away! Loved what you were saying about twitter, though. Can I suggest when someone in the room asks a question that you repeat it. I couldn't hear the questions either.
Encore webinar - authors, coaches, speakers Winsome1 4 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): Sounds very interesting
HTML5 video players, which one works for you NicholasBodell 2 2 yearsRev (5413): Did you know there is a video player built into WordPress? If you don't need all the features, just put the URL to the video (on site or off) on a single line in your page or post and it will load and play.
Wanting to expand social network Jadesimone37 8 2 yearsRajiv_Chand (4): You are always welcome Jamie! :angel:
Social Media Brand Product Influencer teresadeck81 1 2 yearsteresadeck81 (1): bold clickable[url=]clickable[url=]clickable[url=]clickable text text[/url] text[/url] text[/url] text
Link prospecting for Orthodox theology CJSHayward 9 2 yearsCJSHayward (10): @all, thanks. let me let that simmer. My site has been around for a while and it has a following. But I want to let the suggestions here simmer in my mind.
Niche blogging skills for telemarketers Roz 5 2 yearsRev (5413): @Roz I had a look at your website and, I see you already have some good information posted. You are over the hump of getting the site itself in place. That's awesome, and the stumbling block that holds many people back. You've successfully turned it into a stepping stone leading your way forward. Your website does suffer from some significant issues that are limiting your exposure and/or keeping you from being found in search. These include...
3 Phases of Platform Building - FREE Webbie! Winsome1 2 2 yearsBelew (11716): Got book? Gonna have a book? Helping somebody else market a book? This webbie is free. Why wouldn't you sign up? And if you can't make it ... you can get the recording to NOT watch, er to watch it later. Seriously. I just sent the link to a friend.
Futurist passionate abt analytics socialinsights 5 2 yearszsazsa (19): Hi Paul. Nice to meet you. My futurist thinking lays in the present. I think it is important for earthlings usually live in the past or the future as a fantasy, but not many realises that the future is in the present so we need to live in it to consciously create a future.
Are there any bloggers that can help me out? PatMolina Jump to first page36Jump to last page 2 yearsBelew (11716): @KathrynLang Therein lies the rub... I guess I am not willing, too cheap, too proud (I don't want to think so, but ...) to go to a Writers conference and get in line with all the wannabes to suck up to a self-proclaimed "gatekeeper" ... but that might be what'll take. After all, it's about relationships. Thanks for your insights.
Anyone using Snapchat? My1App 3 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): I have seen a few people using their Snapchat profile image on other social networks, but I have to be honest I don't know much about it. What benefits are there using Snapchat over other SM platforms? What are your experiences?
Social Media Marketing and Copywriting Alessio Jump to first page31Jump to last page 2 yearsRev (5413): Once, when I was in an MLM business, I wanted to reach out to people I knew could be looking for my products if they only knew I was there. Rather than put out catalogs -- what many were doing at significant expense, I printed up a bunch of "cards" four up on a standard sheet of printer paper. I cut them out and then cut between phone number tabs on the leading edge... you know, those tear-off phone number tabs you see on posts on...
Blogging, SEO & Social Media janicewald 13 2 yearsRev (5413): @janicewald Top of the page, just under the blue header, to the right. You should see your name there and a green button with the number of posts you have made. To the right of that is a little "down arrow". Mouse over it and a menu will appear. First item is Profile & Settings.
The Big Differentiator in online business su Belew 5 2 yearsBelew (11716): @Seniorpreneur Marketing is putting the right product in the right place at the right time NOT hoping it will happen.
How to get out of a funk CoolHandLuke 30 2 yearsphilipwatling (103): Thanks for the advise. I do agree though that relationships are everything and have proved very useful in the past. Once someone in the bank refused to let me withdraw money from a cleared cheque... A cheque that bounced a few days later! I believe he only did that because he knew me! I 'market' my book as one that brings hope and I hope that is a view that anyone can appreciate. Over the years on Twitter I have gathered some odd followers; I...
Full stack marketing agency, branding, ... AdamGordon2020 5 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): @AdamGordon2020 Hey Adsm. Great to meet you. I'm looking forward to exchanging ideas and experiences.
My Take on Best Marketing Strategies Video Belew 4 2 yearsBelew (11716): Nee mic. Got it. Tx.
Freelance Writer w/ background in marketing kimhamlin 4 2 yearsSusanDay (2023): @kimhamlin Great to meet you! What do you write about?
Do Coaches need to do marketing differently? Belew 9 2 yearsBigPoppi (100): The market has changed and those that know their stuff don't have to do the old dog an pony show anymore. I wish I would have followed some of my buddies years ago with the high end coaching. No need to publish all this content and create cheap white paper products to put them in your funnel and then send an enormous of amount of email follow-ups, etc. Business owners want answers and access to your Rolodex on how to get things done. They...
If Only Clients Were as Loyal as Pets Belew 3 2 yearsBelew (11716): @SusanDay I expected you to chime in. I want my daughter to ask, 'Where's daddy?' At least sometimes.
Active on Twitter as a Marketing out reach stevemarler 4 2 yearsstevemarler (7): My twitter handle is stevenmarler@goarcticberry I post information for health and I have over 400 followers so if I retweet something for you I can help you get the word out.
Big C or Mr Christopher. truewords 4 2 yearsRev (5413): It looks like she's busy.
How to turn Facebook likes to download? tienny 11 2 yearsWebriyo (16): An audience is more likely to engage when the content stirs up emotion. The gaming audience likes entertainment and the easiest way to entertain someone is via humor. I'll tell you what I would do to try and get more fan engagement and downloads: 1. I'd download a funny, generic video involving gaming. 2. Upload it to the Facebook Page(without publishing it). 3. Write language asking the audience to tag someone who they think would like the...
Demystifying Influencers: what's your take? NicholasBodell 6 2 yearsBelew (11716): I spoke to someone today who said a friend of his somehow connected with Richard Branson ... and it got their company noticed ... made all the difference. Does anybody else have experience with influencers? Connecting with just the right person is what made the difference?
How Much to Pay to Learn Your Idea is Good Belew 5 2 yearsbdaoust (949): @Belew - it depends. When selling on FB, you want to have the right words and the right image to attract attention. Spend a little to see what works for click through rates and buying patterns.
What perks have you enjoyed as a marketer? Belew 13 2 yearseddievelez (268): My pleasure @tammysoffices! Absolutely! Have a blessed day!
Happy to meet you ALL!!! AMPBZ 8 2 yearsPapis (1): Thank I'm here
how to strategically sell a safety product ethel 7 2 yearsRev (5413): @TheRedKing Good advice, if about 8 months too late! I think Ethel, like her namesake, streaked in and streaked out in what might be called a drive-by posting.
Do you market on the weekend Steve 4 2 yearsBelew (11716): If I have done my job well, my content will market 24/7/365. Is there any other way?
Twitter Data Dashboard Ideas skappal 11 2 yearsskappal (70): @Belew I am equally thrilled...hope to share my knowledge with everyone and help you all with what I know and what I can !!!
Holiday Season & Business tammysoffices 2 2 yearsBelew (11716): @tammysoffices It makes sense to have some sort of editorial calendar to ride the tides of the season. I recommend it for my clients, but have never done it myself. Go figure. How about you?
Analytical Trick to Boost Content Marketing skappal 5 2 yearsskappal (70): @Steve Thanks for asking this question ! To an extent you are right in saying that the paper ads have outperformed all the other mediums (Ad channels) if we go by sheer numbers and how they add up. However, the premise of this analysis is not to simply look at the aggregations but to explore the relationships of these Add Mediums with the Products. This analysis explores the relationships in between the rows and columns. By transforming the...
Marketing Failure and Why Trump Won Belew 10 3 yearsgalestargate (10): I hate talking about the election, even though I liked the outcome. The problem is the media can spin this thing anyway they want. And this is like religion. It's all about your belief system. What you want out of life. What you THINK a politician (attorneys) are going to give you. I'm telling you one thing about politicians. They say what you want to hear. That's all. Trump is not a politician. Hillary is. I don't care who you voted for, all I...
Creating a Pleasurable Stimulus for Customer skappal 9 3 yearsSusanDay (2023): @Belew @skappal A webinar would be a great idea!
Internet Marketer and entrepreneur Svargo 4 3 yearsRev (5413): @Svargo What do you intend to do with all that wonderful learning?
Sunnyvale, CA - Breakthrough Business Hour SunilBhaskaran 2 3 yearsBelew (11716): Sunil and I are regularly in the same room speaking, bantering, teaching. I have never seen a group of people sit in front of Sunil who hasn't learned something. Come as you are. Leave different.
What percent of revenue goal for marketing? Belew 4 3 yearsSteve (3649): I've always worked on the general basis that a good return on marketing in ten times spend... so to make a $1,000,000 you would look to spend $100,000 ... i then adjust this to a particular niche as some are much harder to market to than others... but that is the rule of thumb I tend to use...
Do bait and switch tactics work? rollerworld 11 3 yearsBelew (11716): @kahill The reason ppl spam is because it still works.
New Service business w/ specific target marckovacs 4 3 yearsRev (5413): @marckovacs @Lloyd and @SusanDay offer good advice. Along with blogging, you want your own domain name and self-hosted website. If you don't already have a site, get one up asap that is good enough to get started. You can work on the details over time but you can't go back in time to get started earlier when you discover earlier would have been good. So, get started now!
What are the basics of good marketing? Belew 7 3 yearsbdaoust (949): @Belew - everything for FREE - should be interesting on how well this goes
Understanding how to use Google Analytics Caffus 3 3 yearsCaffus (28): Ok thank you
30 Best FREE Resources to Learn Marketing Steve 10 3 yearsCaffus (28): Thank you..I booked marked it and plan on reading it. ☺
#1 Why Content Marketers Can't Ignore Video jycmba 5 3 yearsjycmba (2653): So, here's the latest video on this -
What can a marketer do? Phil Knight Belew 1 3 yearsBelew (11716): I am reading a book by Phil Knight, creator of Nike. Came across this. "When you hired an accountant, you knew he or she could count. When you hired a lawyer, you knew he or she could talk. When you hired a marketing expert, or product developer, what did you know? Nothing. You couldn’t predict what he or she could do, or if he or she could do anything."
Anyone had any success on Fiverr? Belew 20 3 yearsBelew (11716): @jycmba Well done!!
Social Media Metrics chrisleffler 20 3 yearsglobalman22 (76): I especially like @Steve's comment above: "We all monitor different things... most count new followers... some monitor engagement... but the only one worth monitoring is the conversion of social media followers in to prospects ( those entering your sales funnel ) and ultimately customers". If the purpose of your efforts is a commercial endeavor, I'm sure it all comes down to conversions.
How to Use Twitter Cards chrisleffler 5 3 yearsBelew (11716): @KitK We'll thst makes Yoast useful after all. Thx for pointing this out.
eMail Opens vs Conversions Rev 15 3 yearsBelew (11716): Is there someone here who has a successful case study of an email marketing campaign that worked? Taking into consideration these question abt email effectiveness.
Why You Need Video Marketing in Your Content jycmba 14 3 yearscoachheather (1): That is great info! Thanks.
A good example of bad marketing message Hollywood7 3 3 yearsHollywood7 (4): Thanks ! Have a wonderful week! With respect for you and your family !
Best Tips Starting with WordPress rcayeras 28 3 yearsRev (5413): @rcayeras ...and Bill will magically make them disappear!
Writer - Brainstormer - Admirer of words JennaV 12 3 yearsBelew (11716): @LewisLinks "...your readers will find you." = inbound marketing at its best. Jesus was a master of inbound ... it wasn't long into his ministry that "crowds began to COME to him."
Introduction fflickwidner 7 3 yearsfflickwidner (7): Yes, I got an email...
People Want to Pay Me to Post at My Site Belew 10 3 yearsBelew (11716): Good point! @SusanDay
Mixed-media fine artist and digital strategy Splatteredmedia 4 3 yearsRev (5413): @Splatteredmedia "Creatives" is a term some people seem uncomfortable using. I'm goad to see you embracing it so readily. Love your concepts. Do share more when you can.
For bloggers who like writing about software rcayeras 5 3 yearsrcayeras (439): I'm sharing ad ad that I saw. I'm not the one looking for the blogger. I sometimes post them when I see something - well, it's not for me, but I bet someone on this forum can do it. These ads are best responded to as soon as possible - they tend to make decisions quickly. My experience with these postings - you're talking to the hiring manager, who could be a Director or higher. As far as how to respond, what information to provide - it's a...
Give versus Ask Marketing... gmccracken 2 3 yearsBelew (11716): @gmccracken It's better to give people smth and leave them wanting for more. As opposed to asking pepple to contact me and I'll tell you something you might want to know. Give or ask. Which do you think is a better marketing technique?
Switch to Competetive Intelligence nmasand 5 3 yearsjycmba (2653): Hi @nmasand - I don't know much about your industry, but I would start by looking at associations for folks in market research. There you can connect with individuals who are working in that field, and they'd be the best source of practical advice. A quick glance shows 761 groups for marketing research in LinkedIn.
Names and brands rcayeras 3 3 yearsrcayeras (439): I assumed name recognition is part of branding.I'm not sure what the rest of it is.I doubt how great a name you choose for your business is the sole reason your business fails or succeeds. The only consideration I can think of - like RTDA - what is your product and when you do a web search with a (potential) business name, what do you find? I found it humorous to see vaping/e-cigarettes dominate youtube. It doesn't dominate web searching for...
How to download HD Video toyino 11 3 yearsmorrnel (697): I am referring to the new translations. The message, niv, etc.
First article SusanDay 10 3 yearsjycmba (2653): @Belew - that must be a formatting thing with their system b/c I simply pasted plain text with normal caps. I'll look at the rest later.
Where do you go to get hot articles? bdaoust 16 3 yearsbdaoust (949): Hi All - this is to take hot articles with big shares and capitalizing on their traffic through fb ads or other methods. Still working on it - I do not want to write more opinions, just drive the traffic where I want it to go.
When Were You Last Pleasantly Surprised? Belew 2 3 yearsjycmba (2653): Surprising pretty often - my high school friend Mark said I was an optimist. I think I'm a pragmatic realist who just likes to find things that work. Being negative and expecting the worst has never helped me. Sure, I've been blindsided when I missed something. That's why I need to surround myself with other points of view. But I know that I'm not a scientific wiz or even a Mensa genius - everything I've ever achieved has come from an...
Yet another stupid phone call I just got Belew 5 3 yearslunar_ranger (586):
Conquer Marketing To Do List - Free Webinar Belew 4 3 yearslunar_ranger (586): It was great presentation... Getting an itch for something different than usual.
5 SEO Tips to Improve Magento Store Ranking TMOGroup 3 3 yearsLizG (55): If you are new to eCommerce and not rich, you should not be using Magento. Even a sub-par developer will charge you 7k+ for a Magento site. Then you have to learn how the back end of the CMS works, lol - which is complicated to say the least. Say goodbye to the wysiwyg editor and hello to static blocks. The biggest SEO tip for improving Magento site ranking is site speed. You can't be indexed if the bot can't crawl your site. Server response...
cheapest way to promote youtube videos? davidz 10 3 yearsBelew (11716): @davidz How much have you made from those 3.7 million views? How much time did you spend to get there? Have spent any money to get there? It's a simple math problem. If your are not making more money from 3.7 million views than it costs you to get there then it's a losing strategy. I started with a blog network. They bought traffic via ad words and sold display ads to try and recoup costs paid for traffic. They generated huge traffic over...
How to Create a Customer Base for my Company Joys1007 9 3 yearsBelew (11716): @Joys1007 @Steve started a MU earlier this year. He now has over 400 members.
13 Lead Generation Techniques and Results! Belew 4 3 yearsBelew (11716): I have bookmarked this URL. I just wish in had enough traffic to A B C D E F G H I J K L M test it.
What have you been doing with Blab? bdaoust 30 3 yearsRev (5413): @jycmba Awesome! Thanks for sharing. I'm looking forward to seeing more of your Blabs. I hope to be able to drop by and watch a few live, too!
WeChat Marketing Effectiveness - CASE STUDY Belew 5 3 yearsBelew (11716): @bdaoust I don't think it's WeChat and Biz at opposite ends as much as it's Biz and Social Networks. Some networks lend themselves to doing business. Others are where people just want to socialize. It's tough to market people when they don't want to be marketed to.
Can Paid and Organic Traffic Get Along? Belew 5 4 yearsmorrnel (697): It all has to to with basic economics risk and return. Paid leads have a clear price and timeline. Organic leads have a price and timeline too. Have you ever figured them out? My guess is far more and far longer than the paid.
How Do I Build My Personal Platform Online? mhamburg 14 4 yearsLenderman33 (250): LOL - You guys are great :P
How Much Does Market Research Really Cost? Belew 2 4 yearsBelew (11716): " can change the world through careful planning, not by listening to focus group feedback or copying others’ successes." P Thiel in "From Zero to 1."
Simple yet effective conversion formula yathso 7 4 yearsBelew (11716): @KitK Why not recommend an affiliate based on the page the visitor enters your site at?
Marketing, Psychology & Emotional Triggers Lenderman33 10 4 yearstienny (658): @belew I do agree to provide valuable information.
How Barbara Corcoran Hacked Her PR Growth yathso 11 4 yearsyathso (43): any way to leverage your oversea assistants to get the emails and contact information?
Best FB Ad I have ever seen. Your Thoughts? nicosuccess 8 4 yearsBelew (11716): @nicosuccess I have looked at that pic numerous times today...and even as I write this, I get goosebumps.
Back to Basics - What is Content Marketing? jycmba 9 4 yearsBelew (11716): I don't agree. if I do content well, it will work for me.... depends on the depth of the quality.
Memorable Movie Lines and Marketing Belew 11 4 yearsBelew (11716): "Grrrr!!!!!" Jurassic World. I say that sometimes when I am asked to something that is terribly unrealistic.
Using Meetups for networking and marketing Steve 14 4 yearsBelew (11716): Update ... in the last week, the membership has grown by 130. I have a lunch and learn Meetup for next Wednesday... 44 people are signed up to attend! I already learned something... not to invite too many people for lunch!
Shanghai Digital & Mobile Marketing [Event] Belew 8 4 yearsBelew (11716): Nope, no podcast. Attendees are paying to attend. If it is recorded, I am sure there will be a charge to watch them.