Archive for September, 2006


Aweber vs Autoresponse Plus

Len sent me a message the other day that I thought was worth answering in public. Mark, I heard some big internet marketer promoting a self-hosted autoresponder system called "Autoresponse Plus", but I know you use third-party autoresponders. This guy went into all sorts of reasons about being in control of your own marketing and [...]

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Clickbank or 1ShoppingCart? Which shopping cart should I use?

I frequently get questions like this from newbie internet marketers. They don't know what shopping cart to use. And usually the question boils down to 1ShoppingCart or Clickbank. Here's how Daniel phrased the question. Mark, I'm confused and stuck, and don't know what to do. I've received some advice that I should sell my new [...]

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Popups, Popovers and Google’s Rules

I got a question from Kumar (no domain name provided) about popups and such. Hey Mark, I don't have any popups or popunders or popovers or any pop anything on my site, but I do know that they can increase my optins. I also heard that Google doesn't allow these things. I don't want to [...]

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Internet Marketing Conference Irony

From the podium of the World Internet Summit this morning I spoke about a number of things, but probably the most significant was something that wasn't even planned, and sounds ironic on its face. We've had a parade of impressive speakers here, including Rick Raddatz, Dave Taylor, Marc Harty, Rich Schefren and a half dozen [...]

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How to Start An Internet Business in a Weekend

When Tom Hua invited me to speak at the World Internet Summit in Las Vegas, I knew little about either Tom or WIS. I did a bit of research to find that Tom and his partner Brett McFall have quite a reputation for doing something that seems almost. . . well. . . magical. As [...]

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