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Forum: Writing: Blogging 05-16-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By Online Sam
You'll need a little bit of cash. Most of...

You'll need a little bit of cash.

Most of what you'll find is needed through your website will be a requirement for plenty of elbow grease (aka hard work).

It's nice to have a couple of hundred...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 05-16-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Online Sam
A blog post made at any length is fine. I...

A blog post made at any length is fine.

I wouldn't worry so much about what google wants, more what the readers who visit your site want. I've had success with "mini posts" on a blog - prior to...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 05-09-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Online Sam
What a winner. Well done!

What a winner. Well done!
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 05-08-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By Online Sam
OP, starting off straight with a google paid...

OP, starting off straight with a google paid program is not a beginner strategy.

Head back to AM basics, they do work, and need to be mastered. Plenty of information on here and on other forums...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 05-08-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,796
Posted By Online Sam
Yes,,, and

Sure - I can agree that Peerfly are a pleasure to deal with. Approval can take time though.

Also check out offervault. You'll find similar offers at both.
Forum: Fitness/Weight Loss Support 04-13-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Online Sam
I Started Ketogenic Today

Inspired by a short documentary on ABC here in Australia on the "low carb" diet (more or less atkins/ketogenic from back in the day for those who remember)

Link to doco here (30 mins only):
...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 04-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By Online Sam
Good STUFF!

PR2 is pretty solid in many markets.

Great work - as stated by many already, the ranking is not the be all and end all, but I do like to keep an eye on it as a relative gauge of site development....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-02-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Online Sam
I guess initially, university and school before...

I guess initially, university and school before that.

But if you feel you could use a brush up - check out the bible "elements of style", By William Strunk Jr.

The biggest tip I ever received...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-02-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,220
Posted By Online Sam
yep, noted. Will be interesting to see the...

yep, noted.

Will be interesting to see the impact on the many sites out there, which ones get hit and what they attribute the changes in earnings to! :confused:
Forum: Writing: Blogging 04-02-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,448
Posted By Online Sam
Yep

Sure, if you have learned plenty to share I think it would hit the spot with many people.

Branding ideas

-one income mum
-single mom hacks
-coupon crazy
-I stretch dollars

etc etc
Forum: Writing: Blogging 04-02-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Online Sam
Wink Congrats on starting on the journey. Advice...

Congrats on starting on the journey.

Advice i've gathered in starting a few (and dropping some and building up others) is:

- Pick something (topic) that you semi-enjoy and can at least write...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-31-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Online Sam
Infobarrel! Used to like this one. Requires...

Infobarrel! Used to like this one.

Requires massive effort to get anywhere, and have 100 infobarrels to my name - wrote them a while back in one of my first online efforts.

Earns minimal now...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-31-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By Online Sam
It's a tough game

The paid traffic game is the heavyweight championship title of the online world.

Super tough, for the same reason that it's super attractive - spend $1, make $1.20 (back in the day it was spend $1...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-31-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,376
Posted By Online Sam
I had the free account many many moons ago, but...

I had the free account many many moons ago, but something about it just didn't sit well with me... maybe it was bc it seemed a little "mass market" for me... obviously this doesn't indicate it being...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-31-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By Online Sam
It does vary

Yes, ok, 3 and a half months is still rather early.

Diminishing search traffic after years is also not a surprise, if many of the tactics of "yesteryear" (which in the online space is about 2-3...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-25-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,287
Posted By Online Sam
A real internet etiquette question this one LOL ...

A real internet etiquette question this one LOL

I'd think donator pays but that's just me - she isn't really donating when she is getting promo out of it.

Would be easy to split via PayPal but...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-25-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,626
Posted By Online Sam
I was a little confused here, as your first...

I was a little confused here, as your first sentence states a blog of 3.5 months, then later was 3.5 years.

Given your disappointment, I assume you are meaning years.

After 3.5 months, a fair...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-25-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9,865
Sticky Blogging
Views: 4,087,640
Posted By Online Sam
When my blog got popular (the hard part), finding...

When my blog got popular (the hard part), finding something to profit from was fun - just plugging in different offers until I was satisfied (the easy part).

Don't worry too much about how to make...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-25-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,160
Posted By Online Sam
Well said but...

Yes, there is plenty of opportunity out there, both online and off.

The journey can be long, and mistakes are to be made along the way. It's how you grow and prosper. Don't be afraid of them, if...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,848
Posted By Online Sam
People. If you need a couple of dollars, jump on...

People. If you need a couple of dollars, jump on this and give it a go.

$1/100 words... If I was just starting out this would be OK, not only for a fast payment (if you can write fast) but may be...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-19-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Online Sam
They must think it's really good and needs to be...

They must think it's really good and needs to be shared as much as possible!

Take it as a compliment, but yeah, 80+ pages is a bit rich !
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-19-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By Online Sam
Write decent length articles, as often as you can...

Write decent length articles, as often as you can be motivated. For some that is daily, a few times a week, or monthly. It depends.

There are plenty of monster blogs that post once or twice a...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-19-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Online Sam
You're asking two different qsns there Ally. If...

You're asking two different qsns there Ally.
If blogging benefits your business (like an offline shop or something) and/or also if blogging can be a business in itself (and generate its own income....
Forum: Tips for Saving Money 03-17-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 40,660
Posted By Online Sam
Oh yeah, good will is fantastic! Bought a...

Oh yeah, good will is fantastic!

Bought a designer dress there this week... a bit tight around the hips so will sell this off on eBay any maybe make $50

Was a good find.

Goodwill need not be...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-17-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Online Sam
A very popular and profitable affiliate program...

A very popular and profitable affiliate program can be the ...um..."exotic" niche shall we say. A particular part of that market we probably should leave out of this discussion ;-)
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-17-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By Online Sam
The book must be a little beauty exp. Well done. ...

The book must be a little beauty exp. Well done.

Congrats to the fella having some success.
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-15-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Online Sam
Super cool. Great eye for a market there ybne

Super cool.

Great eye for a market there ybne
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-15-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By Online Sam
Wow I have never run into this on WP blogs, but...

Wow I have never run into this on WP blogs, but is quite a pickle...

Platform issue, it would have to be. Unless you've somehow trashed the post? :confused:
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-12-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Online Sam
Come back with more info, we'd love to help... ...

Come back with more info, we'd love to help...

it's horses for course depending on your offer and your market.
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-12-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Online Sam
I'll re-emphasis it, just so we can be sure you...

I'll re-emphasis it, just so we can be sure you will do it:)

YouTube. YouTube. YouTube.

Be sure to comment and like the tutorials. Those things are so helpful but can be tough to put together.
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-12-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By Online Sam
Without a heap of details on the type of work...

Without a heap of details on the type of work you'll be doing, it's hard to get into an opinion with you.

I'd wait personally. You may be thinking "damn, if I knew I was going to be photoshopping...
Forum: Work at Home Dads 03-12-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Online Sam
Hey there, Friendly bunch here, feel free to...

Hey there,

Friendly bunch here, feel free to not be so shy and post away!

Sam
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-12-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Online Sam
High ticket items can be rewarding, although i...

High ticket items can be rewarding, although i haven't used those two outlets you mentioned there.

Share you experiences as a high ticket affiliate as you go!
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-12-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Online Sam
Yes Imogene, that is a little way to get gold -...

Yes Imogene, that is a little way to get gold - branded items for cheap - that the op shop may not even know the value of - then flick it off for a mark up on eBay.

Nice going.

Done...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-09-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Online Sam
Obnoxious? No way... You seem sweet as pie. ...

Obnoxious? No way... You seem sweet as pie.

Just touch base and say hi/here if you need me type thing.
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-09-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Online Sam
In 2015 we will solve the problem of "where" to...

In 2015 we will solve the problem of "where" to work.

Have so much scattered across many devices and USB and note taking programs etc... Slowly need to get this under control.:p
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-08-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,192
Posted By Online Sam
There are some ways to get a fast buck, but not...

There are some ways to get a fast buck, but not sure that you'd like them! (ELM etc)

Throw up something random on fiverr, have to agree there. The more random the better.

selling on eBay with a...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-07-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By Online Sam
Any particular reason why it HAS to be free? ...

Any particular reason why it HAS to be free?

That really limits you if you cannot even throw some hosting costs in there... it pretty much rules out a decent website.

Agree with others -...
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 03-07-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By Online Sam
Some Growth Hacking strategies could help you...

Some Growth Hacking strategies could help you Quinn. Design sharing into your product which encourages sharing and referral.

You can always add this easily and cheaply to your marketing and see a...
Forum: Craft Companies & Crafters 03-07-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,143
Posted By Online Sam
Never sold on Etsy, but the eBay traffic if...

Never sold on Etsy, but the eBay traffic if fantastic. I don't think I have ever NOT sold anything there and I used to sell anything that wasn't tied down.

I sold some unique hand made items on...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-07-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Online Sam
Share an eBay story

Here's a short tale from an eBay sale I made today.

I had bought a Casio electronic keyboard from eBay for a nephew of mine... he never touched it. Whilst at my sisters she mentioned she was going...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-05-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By Online Sam
I've successfully "imported" via AliBaba (not Ali...

I've successfully "imported" via AliBaba (not Ali Express) in small amounts. Tested a market with 10x units which I bought from exporter as a "sample" (their MOQ was listed as 10,000 units HA)
...
Forum: Daycare operators 03-05-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,460
Posted By Online Sam
Warning

First time a joking "warning letter" (if you can call it that) is issued in a light hearted, fun tone... more like a flyer.

"This is just a note we pass out for a late pick up. We understand...
Forum: Telecommuting 03-04-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Online Sam
Going for the usual smartphone calendar - as it...

Going for the usual smartphone calendar - as it it with me all the time. Send myself an email every time something comes into my mind that I need to action that night - can do that in 5 seconds and...
Forum: Affiliate Marketing 03-04-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By Online Sam
Profitable?

Everything can be profitable to a degree, but it will be your approach to the whole endeavor that will deliver the real long term value.

The concepts and rules of marketing will serve you well,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-04-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By Online Sam
I think you could - maybe even should? I may...

I think you could - maybe even should?

I may not have many well honed skills in life at all - but probably the one thing I am good at is that I am a super speller LOL - so it irks me no end to see...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-04-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By Online Sam
Plenty of people start out freelancing and then...

Plenty of people start out freelancing and then move on to blogging on their own site. With freelancing you can get paid to learn pretty much - and I have done this before.

Having skills in the...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 03-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Online Sam
You look like you have got yourself settled in...

You look like you have got yourself settled in with some facebook community work and such. You have a bit of a running start and I think your commitment is something to be admired - especially coming...
Forum: Network Marketing 03-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,688
Posted By Online Sam
I know from experience a great system can have...

I know from experience a great system can have ANYONE slot it and make it work - to a degree.
Any GREAT person can take it and make if work famously well.
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 03-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By Online Sam
Yes - advice heeded. It didn't work out so well...

Yes - advice heeded. It didn't work out so well for this guy in the end I can tell you:(

Cheers Ex
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