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Official Introduce Yourself Thread #4 Belew 458 2 daysVeloraLevy (4): Hello Everyone, I'm a fairly new published author who wants to connect with others interested in reading, reviewing books and building a network. The title of my first book is 'She caused the Lightning to strike.
7 REAL benefits to upgrading to Student Belew 7 14 daysRev (3976): @lunar_ranger Welcome to the classroom! I'll be looking forward to great questions.
​10​ REAL​ benefits to upgrade to Teacher Belew 13 16 daysSusanDay (1060): @Belew One of the greatest rewards I get from my students is seeing them grow and learn. For each individual it is different, but it is always delightful to see happen. I find inspiration in teaching, and I always learn from my students. You can't rate that or put a dollar value on it. If you could, I'd be rich!
Have you seen the 15 MOST READ forum threads Belew 23 16 daysBelew (10171): If there were more of me ... I'd update this more often. Wait! There is more of me ... Stella!
PLEASE READ: Why I Created This Forum Belew 63 16 daysBelew (10171): We are getting a LOT of authors these days. Have you reached out to one or more of the teachers who specialize in helping writers? Teachers ... are you keeping an eye on the writers and letting them know how you can help?
Is it possible to engineer marketing? Belew 2 7 hoursRev (3976): Hmmmm... is the test (the trial and error, the analytics, more trial and error) that proves the model you will teach actually engineering the outcome? You can certainly say you can teach others how to engineer marketing. I guess if Edison "engineered" the light bulb then you, Bill, can lay claim to "engineering" marketing. Bravo! [scene: classroom, 100 years in the future] teacher: Yes, students, 100 years ago today,...
Building a Membership Site KathrynLang 10 7 hoursRev (3976): @morrnel I agree. facebook isn't designed for this kind of in-depth engagement. Even in groups it's too easy for things to get off topic or just buried. @alaceypayne Sorry you missed. Next week!
How to get organic visitors to my site ... KathrynLang 12 12 hoursKathrynLang (88): @Rev - I like egg rolls :D Google keyword planner doesn't have the long stream - or a way to search for them. I'm going to play with hubspot and see if that helps (you get a free trial). I will be working on honing my focus at the conference the next two days - so I will be ready to invest in some heavy spring cleaning this weekend! Thanks
Join Me Today... Rev 15 17 hoursRev (3976): Join me today, and every Wednesday, at 3pm CT (4pm ET, 1pm PT) for WizardsPlace WP Classroom. An our of WordPress solutions, tips and tricks, recommendations, freebies, Q&A, and more. Looking forward to seeing you there today. Date/Time: Wednesdays, 3:00 pm CT (4pm ET, 1pm PT) Link: Telephone: +1 408-638-0968 - Meeting ID: 673-163-244
First Step to Writing Competition tienny 3 3 daystienny (532): Please go to At the screenshot first line, click the PHOTO section in order to reach the direct link of AFCC 2017. Instructions are as per screenshot. Thanks for your time.
Learning to optimize facebook: HELP!?!?! meshea01 9 3 daysmeshea01 (16): Yes... Hubby isn't fond of it, lol, but I can read it at night while he sleeps so he tolerates it ;-) (He is over one of the largest, fastest paper machines in the world...)
Connecting Blogs KathrynLang 7 3 daysSteve (3229): @KathrynLang you might also like to check out This is something I've been looking at.
What's cheap can't be .... Something? numoquest 3 4 daysnumoquest (22): Might be a nice idea. Honored for the idea. Thank you :)
Google Reindex slaqjaw 26 4 daysslaqjaw (10): Not sure, but that site also said was not indexed and I get great SEO on that site. Of interest was a side article attached to their report page about helping SEO. Nothing specifically new however, having it all in one place was interesting...
Tempted ... to cancel my Facebook acct. Belew 38 4 daysnumoquest (22): As a firstday Internet pro, I have seen the first perks of misrepresentation when the first real web-pages still were to be invented. That, today, is one of my core expertise in terms of 'Misrepresentation' being part of many commerce driven schemes up to straight 'Fraud'. There are some invisible rules working in the background here and one known say is 'If it looks to good to be true, then in 99.9% it is.' Especially in times of 'Idiocy', I...
199 Characteristics REAL Influencer / Mentor Belew 82 4 dayslunar_ranger (511): Seems like the next evolution in sharing something people are going to care about reading.
Product Tested Product Reviewed teresadeck81 1 4 daysteresadeck81 (1): Im Teresa and I'm a 35 year old wife and mom. I have two great kids and a awesome husband and I just found my niche in life. I love writing reviews. Now I've only done small scale products to this point but I would really like to Branch out more. In a larger scale. I'm having a great time doing this and I'm up for my next big challenge. If anyone knows someone who can help me or point me in the right direction that would be great
Social Media Product Tester/Reviewer teresadeck81 2 4 dayswordwulf (16): There is a problem with your link. I got this message: This site can’t be reached http’s server DNS address could not be found. DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN
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How to make book Publishing profitable Happytweeting 9 4 daysSusanDay (1060): @Happytweeting Hi, it's great to meet you. @KathrynLang has hit the nail on the head in the above post. I am an author of 16 books and marketing them is so much more difficult that writing them. Any groups which can help you, as @Winsome1 suggests are great. One of the things that has kept me going for seven years now is learning how to blog to my audience, and building great sales funnels on my website.
3 Phases of Author Platform Building Replay Winsome1 6 4 daystienny (532): @Winsome1 Thank you.
How do you determine your billing rates? Lenderman33 29 5 daysnumoquest (22): @Belew Welllllll I may say that I am 'Luckily' unique in both fields. 95% of IT pro's have no concept of how IT as matter behaves, let alone they could explain that in lame terms to their customers, and 99.9% of those pro's working in IT. Yet both try to get the big buck. On the opposite their customers 100% oblivious of how IT works as matter and totally unaware of ancient Universal Principles where IT as matter is subdued to. That is what I...
Truth Be Told... Rev 6 5 daysBelew (10171): Nicer or not ... they'd all think the world was nicer ... at least until the fest wore off.
In Westerns, the Myth is Everything Silverscreen59 3 6 daysSilverscreen59 (4): The myth is what keeps westerns alive. As John Ford put it in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance..."When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
Western Film Historian Silverscreen59 6 6 daysSilverscreen59 (4): Howdy, Rev. I have interviewed many of the stars of Gunsmoke and have become very good friends with a couple, Buck Taylor & head writer Paul Savage (now deceased). They shared some very fascinating and eye opening stories about the cast and show itself.
Blogging about social injustice and politics ChrissieFuller 2 6 daysRev (3976): @ChrissieFuller Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you here. Looking forward to reading more of what you have to share.
Indiana Jones of the Church Is Here markziese 11 7 daysphilipwatling (79): Nice to meet you, Mark. One dream of mine was to become an archaeologist... Strictly one residing in an armchair these days! My mother's father had a sister who married an American after (I guess?) WWII. They had two kids, one of whom now lives in San Diego. The other? Well, her and her mum live in Eugene! I have been there once, but it has featured in my book, Flight of a Lifetime :)
How do feet give feedback to you? Belew 6 7 daysBelew (10171): @SusanDay I think you are on to the right answer. If nobody shows up or signs up, the compelling reason to attend is not there.
Gottogo history. Can you guys help me out Gottogo17 6 7 daysFreedomSeekers (4): @Gottogo17 If I may; your company vision is helping others by giving back something they need... Like transportation. Your services will provide rides to people on off hours when there's no bus service to and from work. The name of your company is quite unusual, and highly affected if you marketing it in the right Metro areas. So my question to you is how are you planning on branding your vision. What things do you have in place to...
What are next steps after marketing? Belew 2 8 daysSusanDay (1060): Find out what his customers want / are looking for and provide a free eBook. If this doesn't work or get results - change it A/B testing is important.
What a great forum! FreedomSeekers 2 8 daysRev (3976): @FreedomSeekers It's a good beginning. Having a website is certainly better than not having one. Your posts are topical and informative. You have lots of related images. All of that is good. You are, however, making a number of beginner mistakes that may harm both your organic traffic development and your position of authority in your niche. You've come to the right place to sort this stuff out. If you are interested in doing it quickly and...
If you think you can't do it most reAd this! Gottogo17 3 9 daysalexchan (136): #LivingADeterminedLife :)
Are Any Yoast Plugin Users Out There? DansCartoons 11 9 daysDansCartoons (97): THANK YOU TJParker! That's it!
True Measurement of a Website KathrynLang 13 10 daysRev (3976): They didn't??? :eek:
How Are You Doing? Rev 6 10 daysRogerBruner (40): Love it! Like checking the obituaries to make sure we're not listed there, but in reverse. *LOL*
How can marketers become hit makers? Belew 11 10 daysBelew (10171): @Rev My little one's site has abt 2x the number of followers as you ... Tweets at abt the same pace as you do ... and to no surprise gets about 2x the number of impressions that you do.
Where's the problem at in this scenario? Belew 10 10 daysCJSHayward (10): One comment: I won't give the URL unless asked because there are some very clear rules given about posting links on the site, but: This seems an almost classic use case for qualitative research. That is, observing your users. There are a million different approaches and tools that will give some level of qualitative research and user observation; these include online services where you can pay $10 a person for a usability test (5...
How to Start a Business After Your Turn 40 Belew 25 10 daysSeniorpreneur (172): @zsazsa I agree about the need to take an inventory of your existence. For seniors 50+ who are searching for a second or third career try taking a long walk in the wilderness. I've done this myself. However, personally I needed to take over 20 of these long walks (3-4 hours each) before I was able to get some possible ideas for my own retirement lifestyle.
Adding / Optimizing Images In WordPress Blog DansCartoons 10 10 daysRev (3976): @DansCartoons That YT video is quite good, and generally good instruction. There are a couple errors -- or at least things said that may be true but not entirely or always true. This is typical in many amateur presentations. I've been told that if you ask me the time I'll tell you how to build a watch -- which may be true -- but sometimes you have to begin at the beginning and include the correct detail in order to not leave people with false...
Websites that bring home the bacon SusanDay 30 11 daysSusanDay (1060): @Rev @Belew So true!
Do you invite guest bloggers to your site? SusanDay 8 11 daysSusanDay (1060): @philipwatling Thanks Philip. PM me with your site and I'll give you an idea of what I can write about :)
This Week In The Classroom Rev 6 11 daysSusanDay (1060): Do you have a service or product that will help people fix their problems? I can teach you how to use the written word to gain maximum benefit from search engines. Writing okay blog posts is not hard, but writing great ones that will gain you more organic visitors is a skill you need to learn. Great blog posts will live on way past paid advertising. They will continue to generate traffic week after week. I can teach you how to write them
Growth Percentage Means Nothing w/o baseline Belew 12 12 daysSteve (3229): @bdaoust do you tweet calls to action... ? I use auto DMs and couple this with CTA tweets that are scheduled... on top of my normal Twitter activity.
100K Twitter Followers ... Milestone! Belew 2 12 daysSteve (3229): When i began really using Twitter... i successfully grew my account to 100,000 im twelve months... As you already know the real value is in engagement both with your followers and those that share your content but also with search engines.
External links are NOT permitted - MUST READ Belew 21 12 daysSusanDay (1060): @RBishopSr I'd be more than happy to help :)
Writer's Block: The Blinking Cursor Fizzymidas 8 13 daysBelew (10171): Try your spam folder. There's always something there worth calling stupid ... but don't click thru. 8-)
Link prospecting for Orthodox theology CJSHayward 9 13 daysCJSHayward (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.
Using Language that Grandmother approves Belew 10 13 daysRogerBruner (40): Saying nothing at all works! And for me "*G* is "grin."
Milestones - 10,000 votes! Belew 8 13 daysRev (3976): 3799... such odd numbers. :o(
Affiliate Marketing lunar_ranger 9 13 daysSusanDay (1060): @lunar_ranger Regardless of who or what affiliate link you use, if no one finds your site you won't make any money. I know you have to have a solid, well-populated blog to get real organic traffic to your site. Once your blog has great quality posts then Google will start sending people to it. Only then will they click on your links. Otherwise how are people going to find you and make your affiliate links work? If you pay advertising to...