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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Any FREE program that can help me check the uniqueness of my article?

I usually just do what CJ suggested if I need/want to check something for duplication; copy a chunk of it into Google and search.

You could try Plagiarism Checker...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Save up $365 or more by this time next year no matter where you live.

And not one word about "now take that article and spin it into 10......"! Thank you.

Great post about the importance of taking action. Such a small task - one article a day or even one article a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: All your work, lost…gone!! – What should a newbie/intermediate do to make sure their work is saf

I back everything up from my server to my hard drive with a ftp program. Then I back everything up from my hard drive to an external hard drive and keep it unplugged except when I'm using it. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,458
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Thoughts and Prayers for Kevin Riley...

So sorry to hear of your loss, Kevin. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,282
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void

I think you have to know, and choose, who you're targeting with a "How to" book. The newbie that needs info like "The internet is..." or the more advanced marketer that is trying to dig deeper into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Uploading Files to Host

<a href="www.yourdomain.com/nameoffile.pdf">Name of file</a>
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Do YOU Use PayPal ORDER Buttons? Then Read Here...

I don't think the Special Instructions text box is limited to 40 characters - It's the "Name" of the Special Instructions text box that is limited. I check this option "Yes" and I've had customers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Thank You RoboForm

I've used Roboform for years and I love it. Keeps all my passwords so I don't have to have them written down and fumble around for them. I don't store my bank passwords in it or credit card numbers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd July 2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,095
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Mysterious illness takes 3 article writers' grandmothers

Looks like Anna used up plan "B" and plan "C". :o)

I don't understand this type of excuse if it's not true. Being a superstitious Irish/German I can't "kill off" my relatives or friends as an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,929
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Ken Leatherman Needs Prayers and Thoughts

My thoughts and prayers are with Ken and his family.

What a terrible thing to happen. My heart hurts for them.

Barb
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,988
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Stop Saying 'Just My Two Cents'

It's really no different than saying "In my opinion...." or "IMO" or even "I think...". Doesn't bother me at all - but I've heard it all my life, so maybe it just doesn't register anymore. :)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,388
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Just Wanted To Introduce Myself...

Welcome Kat! I'm sure you'll find your time here well spent. Lot's of information and help available....I bookmark posts like crazy!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2009, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Would appreciate input/constructive criticism

Yeah - the blur/fade effect in the slideshow is awful. The site design over-all though isn't bad.

You don't say how long he's been working on it though, so it's being incomplete may not be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Would You Be Upset By This?

Well, I certainly wouldn't be "flattered" if you've had your property stolen. I'd be angry.

Options have been discussed plenty of times. Also, the difficulties of applying those options. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: New WFH project - Need your imput

If you're going to use your real name - I'd stick with your real story. You could write it with less detail if you feel your landing page is too long. Or, give a really condensed version on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,184
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Your PDF eBooks - Printable? Editable?

Uneditable is fine - but I also prefer to print out ebooks and read them in a more comfortable place than my computer chair, highlight key points and make notes in the margins.

I would think you'd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,693
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Where have all the real names and real avatars gone from the forum?

I've always used my real name online. And until a recent site redesign, I had my photo on my site so folks would know who they were talking to. I just forgot to add it when I did the redesign and...
Forum: Website Design 8th May 2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Where does a Graphic Designer noob begin?

Very good point Tyrus. I should have thought of that!
Forum: Website Design 8th May 2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Where does a Graphic Designer noob begin?

I really doubt you're going to find anything that will take you by the hand and say first, you do this and second, you do this.

There have been numerous threads here that ask "Where do I find...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: He wants half the money?

Is this the $250 project you were talking about earlier? Half down is reasonable. It's what I would ask for on a $250 job. As others have said, if he has a good sized portfolio that looks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,032
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I don't agree with my client... can you help resolve this?

Ambitious site.

The text is hard to read on all pages since it's over an image background. The home page orange/green text is particularly difficult to read over the earth image. But it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Are Your Images Legal?

This is an interesting discussion.

I only use images I've purchased from a stock photo site (mainly iStockPhoto) or images I've purchased from Hemera Photo-Objects. (I bought all their...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th May 2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: ˙˙˙sɹǝʎɯ lnɐd

I couldn't read all of some of the longer posts either Steven. Made my eyes hurt! :)

But the thread has been kind of fun at the end of a long day! Well, in my opinion anyway!

Just goes to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th May 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: ˙˙˙sɹǝʎɯ lnɐd

¡,,uıʇɐl ƃıd,, ¿sƃɐʇ s,pɐǝɹɥʇ sıɥʇ uǝǝs noʎ ǝʌɐɥ ¡ʍoʍ ɥo

Funny!

Doesn't do capitals though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,975
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Should I Respond To JV Inquiries If I Am Not Interested?

I try to reply to emails no matter the topic. (And I'm saying "try" because I might lose some due to the spam volume. I have to make delete/read decisions pretty quickly - so if the subject line...
Forum: Website Design 1st May 2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 906
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Need MiniSite Web Designer

Well, if you haven't found a designer yet - you can check my portfolio and see if you like my delsign style. Link's in my sig. You can email me through my website if you have any questions.
Forum: Website Design 1st May 2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I Need a website created for Cheap

Exactly what do you need? Header/footer combination? Entire sales page with formated text?

More information would help.

You might also try looking in the Warriors For Hire forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Who got a nasty surprise with their free godaddy hosting today?? (conash3DO)

Have I mis-read this?

Sounds to me like the moral of the story is don't try hacking the ads out of a free hosting account.

Of course, I wouldn't put my website on a free hosting account either....
Forum: Website Design 1st May 2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Where's a great place to get images?

This has been asked and answered quite a few times. Here are a few links to posts within the last couple of months. You can probably find more if you do a Search.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,154
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Who's this new guy??

Welcome to the WF Nicholas.

Yes, there's a lot of good info and help here. But, as jaykay21089 said, I have to remind myself that visiting here isn't really "working" and limit my time here. :)
Forum: Website Design 30th April 2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Searching for a web designer

You can check out my Portfolio at EcoverDesigns - Your Source for Ebook Covers, Box Covers, Ezine/Magazine Covers, Websites and more! (http://www.ecoverdesigns.com). If you like my work, email or PM...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 783
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: My first ever Squeeze Page

Very good effort for a first! Clean and easy to read.

A couple of small suggestions/questions - is your newsletter called "Internet Marketing"? You only refer to it as a/the free internet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,165
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm In The IM Niche...For God's Sake, Don't Ask Me Questions On How To Stop Your Dog From Fartin

Abhi - Do you know how to get coffee out of my keyboard?!!

Sorry - this is a serious topic and deserves a serious answer.

Oh! Goodness! Sorry! - I'm still sputtering over some of these posts!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,327
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Rant: Stop using paypal. You're Losing Sales.

I'm sorry the OP had this experience with PayPal.

However, I've used PayPal for years and don't have any complaints. I think I've had one or two emails that a client was having a problem - one...
Forum: Website Design 18th April 2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

Here -
BODY{MARGIN-LEFT: 0px;MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px;MARGIN-TOP: 0px;MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px;BACKGROUND-COLOR: #FFFFFF;FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: #000000; FONT-FAMILY: Tahoma, Sans-Serif;}
Forum: Website Design 17th April 2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

Actually Yacko - I did answer your question 3 days ago. Also, I've read your thread at the other forum and several people over there gave you various methods for handling this.

You do have a css...
Forum: Website Design 17th April 2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

Your header and page is 1280px wide - there's going to be left/right scroll bars for everyone with their resolution set lower than 1280x768.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2009, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 748
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I was so humble, I was shaking in my boots!

Doesn't sound to me like your brain has died! Sounds like you're running on all cylinders! Good going Vikuna2009+! This is the way stars are born!

I think for the home builder that the CDs are...
Forum: Website Design 15th April 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Looks different in Firefox to IE

I looked at your site source code. Did you use FP or Word to write your text? I'm asking because I see things like <P class=MsoNormal> and style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal" - isn't this markup...
Forum: Website Design 13th April 2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 28,781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: How to move table to right side of webpage in html?

edd666666 - You said you have the opt-in box in a table? Put the align=right attribute inside your table tags -

<table align="right"></table>
Forum: Website Design 13th April 2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

Yacko - Did you create your bkg.gif image and put it in your images folder?

mr_banks - Well, I wouldn't do it this way either - I'd use css. But this seemed the easiest way to get it working for...
Forum: Website Design 13th April 2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

Put this in the head of your page:

<style type="text/css">
body {
background-image: url(images/bkg.gif);
background-repeat: repeat-x;
}
</style>

where bkg.gif is the image of your...
Forum: Website Design 12th April 2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Quick question about domain/host

Give them:

ns1-arbi.nswebhost.com
ns2-arbi.nswebhost.com
Forum: Website Design 12th April 2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm Back! Need help with a website header

The blue gradient is a a very narrow image (2x150px) set to repeat across the top of the page so it will fill the entire width of the browser window. If you make your browser narrower than 900px...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Help With A wordpress Theme

That's what I'm talking about. That's a 468x60 banner in the header section. You're talking about the image that says "Lose up to 15lbs in 15 Days" right?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Help With A wordpress Theme

Artisteer isn't for customizing themes - it's for designing them. So it won't help you in this particular instance.

That particular banner is named ad1.jpg and is 468x60px. If you upload a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Problems getting a refund?

You keep talking about the hassels and poor customer service this marketer "put you through".

Frankly, it sounds to me like you put him through more. You say that you "notified him within...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2009, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Problems getting a refund?

You have my sympathy - this is a horrible situation for anyone to be in. As soon as you get the refund - apply it to your credit card to keep the associated interest fees to a minimum.

However,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: How To make money as a Mystery Shopper?

Be very careful! As others have posted - this may be a scam.

I've heard of instances where someone took a "job" as a mystery shopper and their first assignment was to "evaluate" a particular...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 863
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: IM Is Too Hard, Sometimes It's Easier To Just Give Up!

And maybe you've hit that rock 9,999 times and just one more good whack will give you the break-through you've been working for.

Motivating post, Kunle. Thank you.
Forum: Website Design 5th April 2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,923
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: How do you give your photo a white background?

Steven, if you haven't managed this yet - I can do it for you. PM me if you'd like help - you can just send me the photo and I'll knock the background out for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: how do I buy a new computer

I agree, ProductCreator. No matter how tempted I am to transfer - there's nothing like a fresh clean system! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,357
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I Got CONFICKER and I need your help!

Excuse me while I side-track a moment - Michael, very interesting post! IRC was the internet before there was the WWW, wasn't it? I remember there was internet and chats and bulletin boards before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: What is the whole Conflicker worm about?

Heard on several news programs this morning that the way to text your computer is try to go to security-related sites like microsoft.com, mcafee.com or norton.com - if you can see these sites, you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,025
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: I'm freeeeeeeeeee

Good for you Andy!

Good Luck!
Forum: Website Design 30th March 2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Barbara Wilson
Re: Virus on website

I can't vouch for this - but I found HTML:Iframe-inf wordpress Infection | fields marshall (http://fieldsmarshall.com/htmliframe-inf-wordpress-infection/) when I Googled "html iframe-inf". This...
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