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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 979
Posted By aderra
Re: Niche: How to become successful in life?

Both success and life seem way too broad to be competitive in terms of keywords. If you had a unique angle, you might do well if you promoted your site using methods other than search engine...
Forum: Website Design 4th March 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By aderra
Re: Web Design Trend

I agree that designing sites for mobile devices is going to be the main trend. My guess is that nothing else will come close. Navigation will need to be worked on so that smartphone users won't need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By aderra
Re: How many baskets are your business eggs in?

I'm working on those multiple streams of income that everyone talks about. Right now, my life depends on Google although I'm taking steps to diversify my trafffic. I do have three websites which are...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 4th March 2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By aderra
Banner ads for low traffic sites?

I have one website that is getting only a few thousand page views per month. That's nothing spectacular, I know, but I wanted to try and find a way to monetize it. The traffic is probably not there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,968
Posted By aderra
Re: How to Avoid Google And Still Get TONS Of Traffic!

That article title inspired me to see what I could find on Google. I didn't find that particular piece, but this is another thread right here on Warrior Forum:...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd March 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 973
Posted By aderra
Re: What kind of person are you?

I'm in the United States and way too close to Tornado Alley. I'm ready to move farther north and east!

I'll readily admit that I'm a geek at heart, so my love of reading and computers steered me...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd March 2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By aderra
Google's new algorithm and scrolling

Google's page layout algorithm is looking at how much content your page is showing without the visitor having to scroll. At first, I figured this was just a way of punishing people for having too...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd March 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 5,878
Posted By aderra
Re: Does Money Buy Happiness?

Money can help you achieve peace of mind. That's very close to contentment which, in my opinon, is one brand of happiness. If you don't have a certain amount of money, you will be miserable. Without...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd March 2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,557
Posted By aderra
Re: Organize Your Computer

My digital environment used to be a disorganized mess. Finally, I started going through everything and putting each file and icon in specifically-named folders and sub-folders where I could find what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,486
Posted By aderra
Re: Im so frustrated, im doing too many things at once!

I've been in exactly the same place with having too many things going without a really clear direction. The first step I took in fixing the situation was to drop one of my websites. It was a new one,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 921
Posted By aderra
Re: Quiestion for my mom

Brit, I just took a look at your Mom's page on Etsy. You weren't kidding when you said she was really creative! I have a feeling that her work is going to sell itself if you can get it in front of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st March 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By aderra
Ads Inside Article

Using Adsense, how effective do you think it is to put text ads inside an article? They can't be ignored unlike the ones in a sidebar, but I'm not sure how off-putting this technique is for the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st March 2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By aderra
Re: Urgent help, my bounce rate is high

If you work on internal links, that can help with your bounce rate. Use your stats to see which keyword phrases people are searching for when they find your page. Link to other content on your site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By aderra
Re: Wait until new content is indexed before adding more?

Since you're trying to expand your readership, make it easy for your current visitors to promote your site. One way to do that is to place social bookmarking icons at the beginning and end of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 921
Posted By aderra
Re: Quiestion for my mom

She really needs her own website. Then, she could combine everything so that the brand is her and not the individual items. Long-tail keywords could get your traffic going fairly quickly. They make...
Forum: Website Design 29th February 2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 704
Posted By aderra
Re: Help me to learn HTML

The tutorials by Joe Burns at HTML Goodies are excellent. If you want a really straightforward, A to Z approach, you'll find it there. I started there and then used w3schools. Try different ones and...
Forum: Copywriting 29th February 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By aderra
Re: The most important thing that nobody talks about...?

Forums are invaluable. You gain a perspective that you wouldn't otherwise get regardless of how well-read you are on a topic. Articles and objective pieces simply don't give you the same insights and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th February 2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By aderra
Trade Shows and Business Expos

Lots of places have several small business expos each year. Has anyone ever rented space to advertise their website or their services? I think there's an art to getting the most from something like...
Forum: Mind Warriors 29th February 2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By aderra
Re: Motivation yes but Time management?

It's easier to manage your time when you organize by priorities. The best way for me to do that is to have it written down. I keep a list of anything that's a priority for the day or by a certain...
Forum: Mind Warriors 28th February 2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,344
Posted By aderra
Re: The Real Secret To Success

There is no single secret. It's all about the individual. I think it starts with your own definition of success. Some people think that someone who drives a certain kind of car or has a specific kind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 511
Posted By aderra
Re: Domain name: with or without the "the"?

Having "the" at the beginning makes it more difficult to read each word individually. Besides adding a word, I don't think most people expect "the" at the beginning. When you know how your domain...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th February 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By aderra
Longer phrases better for Adsense?

I'm looking at changing the way I'm producing content to get more from Adsense. Wouldn't the ads be targetted better if I use a long-tail keyword? I might get less traffic for those pages, but it's...
Forum: Mind Warriors 27th February 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,348
Posted By aderra
Re: How many hours do you sleep?

I'm turning into such an insomniac. It's so difficult to shut off your brain when you have a bunch of ideas that you want to work on. It catches up to you eventually, though.
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By aderra
Re: How do I find charities to donate my services?

I would suggest getting a list of board members for any organization you're considering as a good fit for your services. That would give you an idea about the networking opportunities you'd have by...
Forum: Copywriting 27th February 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By aderra
Re: Sincerity is the New Hype

I'd love to think that sincerity sells. Unfortunately, I think it's just the opposite if you're talking about the masses. It's unreal how many people will accept something as fact because they hear...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th February 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By aderra
Local Consumer Market

The founder of LivingSocial.com was on Fox yesterday. At the end of the interview, he talked about how people want to do business locally if they can. I think that's a solid preference but also a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By aderra
Re: What can I do to sell my domain in 2 months

You need to work on getting some backlinks. Without them, it will be very difficult to get a number one ranking in Google for anything except long-tail keyword phrases. Try to get a guest blogging...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By aderra
Re: Local Cable Station

An entire infomercial would be too expensive for most of us. If it's running in the middle of the night, I assume it would be a lot less because the viewership is lower during that time. What about...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th February 2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By aderra
Re: keywords for local coupon site?

Use the name of your city or town in some of the phrases. Also, use brand names as well as generic product names. You could also use the word "buy" or the name of a store. People often check out...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th February 2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By aderra
Re: Creating a Motivational Notebook

I've been putting everything in a 3-ring binder using sheet protectors so everything stays in good condition. (You can get them both really cheap at dollar stores.) I'm almost at capacity with my...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By aderra
Creating a Motivational Notebook

About a year ago, I started creating what I guess you could call a motivational scrapbook. I save magazine articles of all kinds including success stories and anything that gives me an idea for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By aderra
Re: What Was Your Website Traffic for First Month?

I got all my traffic from links in my signatures from one forum. I figured that I would be dealing with the Google sandbox, so I really worked on the backlinks. I expected it to help my pages get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,279
Posted By aderra
Re: Be Careful Promoting ClickBank Products As An Affiliate

ClickBank has a lot of junk and some gems. You have to sort through the categories that interest you and find what works. I wish there was a shortcut, but I'm not sure that there is one.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th February 2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,464
Posted By aderra
Re: What Technologies do You Think Will Be Available in 10 Years Time?

Computers will come in very different forms. I can imagine that we will be able to fold our computers and put them in our pockets. Demographics will also drive technology, so baby boomers will have a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By aderra
Re: Getting Clients?

From my experience, contacting a business owner after hours gives you a much better shot at getting work. That's especially true when it's a retail owner who wears several hats and mans the cash...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,105
Posted By aderra
Re: What Self-Improvement Book Have You Repeated Reading The Most?

"Looking Out For #1" is one that has quite a few pages bookmarked. It's an oldie but goodie that was written in the 70's and stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for about a year. I read it a...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th February 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By aderra
Re: The joy of getting the first payment!

My first payment was my Adsense check. It really did represent a dream come true. I had initially bought into the negative talk that making money online is unrealistic, or a pipe dream. I'm so glad I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By aderra
Offline Networking Groups

Does anyone belong to an offline networking group for webmasters? I've thought of trying to get one started where I live. I figured it would be good for brainstorming. I'm pretty sure it wouldn't be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,487
Posted By aderra
Re: 4 Unique Out Of The Box Techniques To Find New Offline Clients

Think of what someone would post on a forum if they were in the market for someone to do a job. "Looking for someone to code" just gave me 1,970,000 results. When you narrow it down to "looking for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By aderra
Re: Text Ad Immunity?

I never really thought of returning visitors as being useless, but I suppose they are. Unless you're selling your own product and need repeat exposures, there isn't any added value. I think I need to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By aderra
Text Ad Immunity?

My AdSense revenue has slowly but steadily continued to evaporate. My theory is that it's at least partly due to people developing "banner blindness" even to text ads. Once they learn to recognize...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,146
Posted By aderra
Re: Using Fiverr For Traffic

You're depending on the integrity of their friends and followers lists. If someone is building their list for the express purpose of selling links, it doesn't seem likely that you'll get any value....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 636
Posted By aderra
Re: You have 3 months to make it...

If you have a skill that can be turned into a service, you've got a real advantage. It's a long process when you want to make your living basically as an online publisher. When you do start making...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd February 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,895
Posted By aderra
Re: Music That Gets You Motivated

Classical music is good background music when I'm working. Most of it is Mozart and Bach. Personally, I love Chopin nocturnes, but they aren't my number one choice for encouraging productivity. I end...
Forum: Website Design 23rd February 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By aderra
CSS Attributes

Is there a prescribed order for CSS attributes, or does it matter? It seems logical to start with the common elements such as font type, size, and color. That's usually what I do, and I add anything...
Forum: Website Design 23rd February 2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By aderra
Re: time for a website is available in google and other search engines

Google starts sending me traffic the first week. You don't need that many pages. The main thing is to have content that is geared toward search phrases rather than keywords. You won't get a lot of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd February 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,830
Posted By aderra
Re: Facebook Fan Page Promotion.

One of the best ways to promote it is by posting as your fan page on other Facebook fan pages. It's obviously the most time-intensive method, but I think you're going to build a more long-term list...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By aderra
Re: hyphened domain name

Some domain names can benefit from hyphens. You will lose traffic if people have to decipher the URL. Most potential visitors will only glance at it. However, I'd still prefer to find a domain that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By aderra
Re: Does your Twitter profile picture matter?

Your Twitter profile picture is part of your branding. If you're on Twitter to promote yourself, you need an image of yourself. If the focus is on your website, I think it's okay to have a logo...
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