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kane
05-28-2009, 12:31 AM
Hi all,

Now I'm just a random dude whose only IM experience is from making a few product info / review websites, doing SEO, and finding affiliate programs to link to. I have no email lists or any real contacts. I've only been doing this for about 1 month too ;) However, I'm doing it full time, have learned a heck of a lot in a short period of time, and am willing to put in whatever effort it takes!

But...correct me if I'm wrong...from reading a lot of the intro threads, it sounds like this forum is designed for two types of people:

1. People who need help promoting / marketing their own products
2. People who have email lists with thousands of contacts to act as "affiliates" for the product creators

Since I don't fit into either of those categories - I'm just here to help promote products by making sites, videos, writing original content, and possibly doing interviews - should I go away? Or is there a place here for folks like myself? Any suggestions? :)

citrus
05-28-2009, 11:53 AM
Hey Kane,

This is not a silly question at all. In fact, it's awesome that you have asked it because we do get a lot of people who don't belong (i.e. viagra bots, complete newbies who don't know what a JV is).

From the sounds of it, you do belong here. We have a mix of stuff to promote here, from guru products to ground floor opportunities to up'n comers.

JVNP is a great place to ask questions, but might not be a place for complete newbies who have yet to learn the fundamentals of IM. A better place to learn that stuff (and to ask about it) is the Warrior Forum. If you're not on there yet, get there!

Curtis

Mike Merz
05-28-2009, 12:13 PM
Hey, Kane ... Curtis beat me to it, and he's right.

JVNP is all about learning, growing and prospering mutually through networking, building and nurturing relationships, and using Joint Ventures as a vehicle to get where we want to be, mutually.

It's not just about endorsed mailing JVs ... we also serve as a platform for marketers, techies, graphic artists, webmasters, affiliate managers, etc. to get together for mutual benefit. Endorsed mailings are a popular way to JV, which is why you see more of it ... but it's far from the only thing available here.

We also have a number of highly successful search engine marketers here ... so once again, 'big list' owners are not the only popular folks around here. ;)

Cheers,

Mike

kane
05-28-2009, 01:23 PM
Ok thanks guys, I feel like I'm less of an intruder now ;D
I'm going to keep reading and see if I can be of help to anyone who's launching a new product.

I'm a newbie as far as "calendar days experience" in IM, but not as far as "skills acquired", in my own extremely biased opinion...haha. I've think I've got a real handle on SEO now and am ranked in the top 10 results in Google for my primary keyword phrases without quotes on 3 of my sites. I know that's not a real accomplishment for many of the guru's in IM, but for me I think it is!

I really find everything related to IM extremely interesting, especially the "science" behind Google's mysterious ranking system. Being an engineer by trade I love finding niche areas and calculating the probability of keyword phrases being "worthy". Some people may hate the research phase when branching out into something new but I sure don't ;)

PS. Yes Curtis, I'm a Warrior Forum member - the first place I signed up! I've learned A LOT from there. Even purchased a few ebooks and WSO programs; all extremely informative.