i failed once

Hey all,

It’s true I really did fail about 5 years ago…

I was running the free traffic and list building club called LifestyleNetworker and everything was going great! Loads of people joined daily and I was getting super feedback from happy users. Then I decided that I would offer the same software that I was using to run the club with to other members. Don’t get me wrong I truly believe that it was the right decision, but I just wasn’t prepared for what was to happen a few months down the road.

"The only way to retain a true leader is if you give them the same opportunity for growth as you have" – Tim Sales.

I sold the software to begin with for a measly $50 and naturally the demand was very high! But because the software was written in cgi and I had made lot’s of hacks and modifications it was incredibly tough to support. I started getting daily support mails and at one time had server login for about 50 clients! I eventually had to raise the price to $97 because I was running out of extra time to do my marketing.

This is where I made my fatal mistake – I didn’t hire someone to take care of these support issues and eventually I was so bogged down with support requests that I didn’t feel like opening my email. As time went by I slowly got my clients sorted out and then I vanished from the Internet Marketing game.

Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely LOVE taking care of my clients! I just got flooded with software support requests that I lost interest in doing my marketing stuff.

Why am I telling you all this?

I want you to know that I have learned from my mistakes. Yes I will eventually be offering the software we are developing to a select group of players, but when I do not know. This software is pretty neat and has features no other Internet Marketing software has to date, but I want to make sure it’s 100% tested and that support ressources are in place before I release it.

I also want you to know that I am no guru marketer. I am a regular guy with a mission to succeed online. Much like you I pressume 🙂 I just happen to have discovered a really cool way to teach other people how to make some money online and I want to share that with you.

Thanks for reading!

Nick Martin

Experimentalist, golfer and entrepreneur. I love creating stuff online and documenting my journey as I progress. My passion is golf and my ultimate dream is to be able to live off golf, crypto and internet businesses.

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  • Hey Nick,

    I recall that software, i was so close to purchasing it way back when, and I do remember you leaving the scene all of a sudden. Oh well you live you learn like my father used to say so.

    I’ve learned alot but my problem is I don’t stay with a project long enought to see any or real benefits so i give up and move on to the next best thing. Those days are gone. I asked you to help me with the loading of my script for aproject that I’m currently doing. You must be busy because you didn’t get back. Well I got the owner of the script to load it for me now, its there but I’m waiting on the guy to give me full login details. Its taking longer than usual. go see it at http://www.bigcashviral.com I really can’t wait to roll it out once its ready! And I hope to give you one to on the house.

    Well as for you new project Nick, I’d be more than willing to jump on your offer as well once its ready, I will take a good look and see if I can implement it with mine also. It may work indeed I hope? Thats it for now I have to go, please feel free to write me and tell me what you think of my new viral program offer!??

    Kindest Regards,

    Robert Williams
    BigCashViral.com
    Admin/Owner
    Vancouver, Canada

  • Hey Robert,

    Sorry about that my blog decided your comment was spam so it held it in the spam queue. I foulnd it and made sure it got posted 🙂

    Yes I have been very busy lately but I did get a chance to look at your script. I’ll contact you via email and give you my feedback. I’d also like to know what other softwares you have been trying out or any other projects you have been involved with over the past years.

    Lemme get back to you soon!

  • I know exactly what Nick is talking about as I was one of his customers who desperately needed his help installing the script and actually making it work. In fact, I ended up writing a brandible installation guide for the LSN script, which made it much easier to install, at least for me it did. Well, it did for awhile. But as servers were upgraded, the script seemed to suffer since it wasn’t being updated too.

    For a programmer, the problems were probably easy to fix, but not so for me. So I was on a mission to track down Nick Martin and see what we could do about updating his script. It took me a couple of years to finally get his attention. 🙁

    But this was only because he was offline. He never tried to ignore me and in fact, has always been a great joy to work with. Nick and I had many, many conversations on various IM clients and in email about what could be done to fix the buggy cgi script. We had quite a few brainstorming sessions which I hope helped Nick to come up with what we are about to experience at LSN shortly.

    The fact is, this brainchild has been in the planning stages for a very long time. Nick and I fully intended on making this script for several years. I was planning on helping him oversee the project and I was to be working directly with the programmers when/if Nick wasn’t available. The ideas we had were awesome. But life got in the way and the project kept being put on the back burner and has been delayed numerous times. But hey, life happens man and things don’t always work out as well as we intend them to.

    But Nick & I have NEVER given up hope on this project and you guys are really gonna love this awesome new script when it is fully completed. Even though I’m not currently on the development team or Nick’s staff in any way at the moment, I’m fully confident that Nick means business and will get this project completed no matter what it takes.

    Let me tell you all something that most people do not know about Nick. He basically Pioneered Squeeze Pages before anyone else was even thinking about them. LSN has ALWAYS employed the usage of Squeeze Pages and has always encouraged its members to use them not only for LSN, but for their own projects as well. We also foresaw the usage of rotaters and offered them to his members long before most other sites implemented them. By the time others saw the value in these technologies, Nick was way ahead of the game and I don’t think he even realized it.

    While everyone else was selling the information telling you how to use Squeeze Pages and Rotater Scripts, Nick was providing them to his LSN members for FREE. To beat it all, LSN membership was even free! Nick is ahead of his time folks, so don’t miss out on what he’s about to do now. You can count on brand new techniques that others are sure to silently follow. Once the new version of LSN is completed, you will see many clones trying to imitate LSN, probably even before the LSN script is actually released.

    That’s because good marketers are going to see the value in this new system and they are going to monetize it to new levels. Some of them are going to claim that everything is their own idea, a brainchild they themselves dreamed up. But don’t be fooled. Keep your eye on Nick, he may not be a Guru (Yet), but that’s only because he doesn’t want to be. He tends to prefer to remain somewhat in the background. Although, I have a feeling that may be changing soon. 🙂

    Don’t underestimate Nick Martin. If you want to see something NEW that NO ONE else is doing YET, then Nick is THE MAN to be watching. You just wait and see. I have no doubts that once Nick goes completely public with his new system, others are going to be TRYING to clone him. You’ll see for yourself soon enough as long as you actually pay attention.

    I don’t see Nick over hyping the product and its features cuz that’s just not his style, but don’t let that fool you. I’m confident that the script is gonna be way better than Nick will be able to express.

    Peace & Prosperity,
    Matt Fulger

  • Hey Matt,

    Wow I’m speachless…

    Thank you for your very nice comments. I wish we had been able to get something off the ground cause you are right, we had some revolutionary ideas at the time! I thoroughly enjoyed all our chats and conversations back then and you inspired me to keep on trying.

    How about you get right onboard here and we pickup where we left and get something really rockin 🙂 I’ve added you to my private list so you are 100% in man (gotta just confirm the GetResponse thingy).

    Once again thank you soo much for well … everything! Now let’s see if I’ve got the guts to launch this thing after your comment 🙂

  • Hey Nick,

    I confirmed the subscription, logged into LSN and played around a bit. You’ll see the comments I left behind inside the members area. 🙂

    Don’t worry about the comments, I was just being honest. No need to worry about launching. You can do it. We just got to work out the bugs before a full scale launch. But once the bugs are worked out, getting new members should be fairly simple.

    Talk soon buddy!

    Matt

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