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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,674
Posted By txconx
Re: What Books Are YOU Reading Right Now? :)

Freakonomics (Levitt and Bodner).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By txconx
Re: How To Setup A Forum

I was just given a forum that uses IPB. I used to have a UBB forum. I like IPB but it seems to me vBulletin includes more in the core. With IPB, you have to pay extra for modules and my impression is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By txconx
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,811
Posted By txconx
Re: plugin to remove sidebar and header for squeeze page

Check to see if there's a full-width page template for the theme you're using.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,013
Posted By txconx
Re: Instant Squeeze Page Generator

I recently bought this WSO Blitzkrieg WSO (http://www.warriorforum.com/warrior-special-offers-forum/537855-awesome-reviews-get-sales-subscribers-minutes-exactly-how-we-make-over-1000-per-day.html)
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By txconx
Re: Any Free Email Marketing Software

I use Sendblaster - not the free version, I paid for the whole version. I have a mailing list of over 15,000 addresses and it would cost me a fortune to use something like Aweber.

It works really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By txconx
Re: Kindle and Smashwords Formatting?

Try B10 Mediaworx (http://b10mediaworx.com) for formatting files for Smashwords and Kindle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By txconx
Re: Selling Advertising Directly

I charge monthly. What you can charge depends on your traffic and the perceived value of the site. My largest site has forums and a calendar and only advertisers who have purchased 12 months of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By txconx
Re: Selling Advertising Directly

I sell ad space in a network of sites I own in a very specific niche. I worked in the niche industry for years and I know a lot of the people. The main site in the network is 10+ years old and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,710
Posted By txconx
Re: BIGGEST problem with PLR products...

I've thought about writing articles and selling packages but quite frankly, the fact that people misunderstand the rights and/or completely ignore them makes me rethink... and rethink again. I can't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,438
Posted By txconx
Re: Utterly Disappointed And Frustrated with Hostgator - Anyone Facing The Same Issues?

I've never had trouble with Hostgator - tried out plenty of others and always went back to HG. At one time, I had a managed VPS and it just kept getting more and more expensive, with the host telling...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,710
Posted By txconx
Re: Using PayPal to receive huge payment - a good idea?

I wouldn't do it.

I don't understand what you're saying about escrow, either.

I've used Sedo.com's escrow service and been extremely happy with it. The money is wired straight to your bank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,319
Posted By txconx
Re: Most gorgeous Amazon Associates Store builder?

I was not aware of FSB until I read this thread. I have a couple of domain names I've struggled to get off the ground because I can't make Wordpress do what I want.

FSB was just the ticket. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,132
Posted By txconx
Re: Bought a PR4 Domain from auction and now the original owner wants it back

If the situation was reversed, I'd expect someone to tell me "you snooze, you lose." And I'd never ask for it back for free.

Then again, most of us here have experience on buying domain names and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,791
Posted By txconx
Re: Searching for cheapest audio transcription service for 10 hours of audio interview.

Cheapest is usually going to be poor quality.

If you'd specify what you're willing to pay for the entire project, I might be able to make suggestions.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By txconx
Re: Transcription service?

There's a list of transcription services at Transcription Registry (http://transcriptionregistry.com).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,350
Posted By txconx
Re: Rant about a nervy customer

I agree with SteveJohnson. I've run a service-based business and I guaranty you the customer you bend over backward for will soon be using you as a doormat.

I simply don't understand the defensive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By txconx
Re: I want someone else's domain!!!

That's kind of different from the situation the OP describes, however. I thought you were talking about a niche name, not a name name. :D

I wouldn't sell my name name domain name for any amount of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By txconx
Re: I want someone else's domain!!!

For myself, money talks. Send them an offer and tell them it's good for 3 days. If you don't hear from them, they're not going to sell it to you.

And as far as domaining goes, there are few things...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By txconx
Re: Need some suggestions for "online classroom" software...Any good ideas?

Moodle is amazing. I use it for an online course I offer. The learning curve isn't too steep and so far, I haven't found anything I want to do that Moodle won't do.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By txconx
Re: Hosting company SUSPENDED my account with all domains on... [Help me choose the next step]

I just dumped a hosting account for the same reason. The account was limited to hosting 25 domain names. I had a multisite installation with 20 domain names, not even my highest-traffic ones. A cache...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd September 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By txconx
Re: Lame @ss "Customer" Rant

I have an informational website for a specific niche. At the time I dealt with this lamebrain, all the information was available, even if someone wasn't registered and logged in.

I got an e-mail...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,146
Posted By txconx
Re: I'm organizationally challenged. How to keep track of it all?

I highly recommend a mind map program. I use MindManager, but I believe there are free ones out there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By txconx
Re: How do you know what plr to create?

+1 cashcow

When I go through the list of PLR "graduates" Tiffany lists at her site, I find a bunch of sites with 1 or 2 article packs. I go back a couple months later - and nothing has changed.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,148
Posted By txconx
Re: Where does most of your money come from?

I've been self-employed now for almost 30 years and I'm not sure I could work for someone else.

I closed down my home-based business a little over a year ago and now am 100% online income from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By txconx
Re: Domain Parking

Again, unless the guy is running Adsense ads or has an affiliate program, how are you going to make money? If you have Google ad blocks, all that's going to show up are ads for other restaurants that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By txconx
Re: Domain Parking

Hooters is a generic term, so it's not quite the same thing.

If the guy is not online, he's likely not buying Adsense ads - so what do you think is going to be your monetization strategy by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By txconx
Re: What is This Domain Worth?

It's worth whatever you can get someone to pay you for it and you never know what someone will pay for it.

I've sold domain names for five figures and 5x the original offer because someone decided...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By txconx
Re: Domain Parking

It depends on the domain name and the parking service. Some pay better than others but parked revenues have been dropping the last couple of years. Keep in mind that parking creates another layer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,597
Posted By txconx
Re: Approached by Latonas.com about selling site

I wouldn't get too excited. These have all been a huge waste of time for most domainers I know, including myself.

If you respond, you will most likely get a request for statistics - revenue,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,602
Posted By txconx
Re: Can You Make Decent Money Collecting Soda Cans?

1. Shop around for the recycling center giving the best return. My son fills up the back hatch of his little Eclipse and he gets over $40.

2. Elope to Vegas. It's cheaper. And you won't feel so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,024
Posted By txconx
Re: A company wants to buy my domain

You don't need one. You have an offer, what's a broker going to do for you except cut into your profits on the sale?

To handle the sale and exchange of assets, I recommend the escrow service at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By txconx
Re: Best Free/Paid WP Theme?

I am also another WooThemes fan. Definitely worth the money. That, or StudioPress.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By txconx
Re: Can anyone ID this wordpress theme?

Definitely a StudioPress theme.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By txconx
Re: Getting in Wikipedia

Make sure you read the Wikipedia FAQ on why pages are deleted. The purpose of Wikipedia isn't to provide backlinks and generally your page will be deleted if it's seen as self promotion of your site.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th July 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By txconx
Re: WP eStore Plugin v. WP e-Commerce Plugin

It's extremely easy to use and there's no extra coding. And that's what I like about it. :)

It sends out a unique download link every time someone purchases something (MP3, PDF, whatever) and you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th July 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By txconx
Re: WP eStore Plugin v. WP e-Commerce Plugin

I use WP eStore and it works great for what I'm doing with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By txconx
Re: Has anyone used 'The Challenge' to get started in IM?

I did it some years ago, when it was The Thirty-Day Challenge. For someone with little or no knowledge of IM, it's a great start. Whenever anyone asks me "how do I do this?," I send them to The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By txconx
Re: I would like to give a professional appearance to my e-books !

I disagree. InDesign is head and shoulders above what Word can do.

However, it comes down to what you really want out of the design. If you just want something that looks nice - then yes, Word...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By txconx
Re: Question about EPUB

EPUB is becoming a common format. It's the format used by Nook and some other e-book readers, as well as a variety of apps for mobile devices.

I suggest he try some of the self-published author...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By txconx
Re: Help: Domain Trademark Issues

If they don't approve your affiliate application, you can't sell their products on this or any other website.

Correct me if I'm wrong - but doesn't that render the domain name useless for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By txconx
Re: Home-study course structures and guarantees

I have one word for you: Moodle.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By txconx
Re: Help, how can this happen?

Most likely, these are parking pages created by your registrar. When your domain name doesn't resolve, most registrar terms of service agreements allow them to do this and they get revenue from the...
Forum: Copywriting 7th July 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By txconx
Re: Creative Pricing of Kindle eBook

I agree with tying the price to something that has meaning in the game you've chosen.

Blackjack is my game and I'd definitely perk up if the book was priced at $7.77 or $6.78. $7.77 would work for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By txconx
Re: Final Steps In Ebook Process

Tyler, some tips:

Don't refer to yourself in the third person on your own blog. It's your blog, your portfolio, your work - claim it and own it.

I'm going to go one step further than Daniel:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By txconx
Re: Final Steps In Ebook Process

Daniel, I think you make some valid points but how is Tyler any different from the legion of unqualified product producers selling on the internet? Or do you have a personal mission to identify, hunt...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th July 2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,260
Posted By txconx
Re: Where can I get high quality automotive PLR articles?

Well, that's what PLR is. If you want original articles sold only to you, that's not PLR.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th July 2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,880
Posted By txconx
Re: What Internet Businesses Have You Tried Without Achieving Any Success?

I haven't given up on any of my online business lines yet, so I can't say I consider any of them a failure.

I'll be sure and update you if that changes. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By txconx
Re: Unlock iPhone Business Strategy

I bought a turnkey site that included the software. I stopped selling the software for 2 reasons.

One, the software that came with the site was free software and when someone goes to install it,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,399
Posted By txconx
Re: [UPDATED] Amazon To TERMINATE Affiliate Accounts In California

Those of you considering out-of-state LLCs need to remember that you will have to file as a "foreign corporation" in the state of California - to the tune of $800/year.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 18,399
Posted By txconx
Re: Amazon To TERMINATE Affiliate Accounts In California

It's not just Amazon. I've had affiliate termination notices coming in all afternoon.

I don't make that much from Amazon so I figured no big deal. It's starting to become a big deal.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By txconx
Re: Best way to deliver PLR and Get Paid

Gee, a lot of us planning PLR sites. :D

I am going to be using the Wordpress e-store plugin. estore plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,631
Posted By txconx
Re: How many friends have you LOST because of IM?

I haven't lost friends specifically because of IM but, like you, I have made a decision that a friendship has to be ended because it's toxic to me. In the last 2 years, I ended two long-term...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,845
Posted By txconx
Re: Someone wants to buy my domain name...

Just because someone has a company name that's an exact match for the domain name does not automatically mean the domain name owner is in danger of cybersquatting. There are several other factors...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By txconx
Re: CA Amazon Tax - Asking for any Help

No, the tax has nothing to do with employment; it's about sales tax.

Aside from that, there's no way affiliates can be defined as employees. They are clearly independent contractors.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By txconx
Re: CA Amazon Tax - Asking for any Help

I don't understand how dropping affiliates helps Amazon.

The tax is for ALL online sales to anyone in California, regardless of a company's presence in the state. Amazon will have to collect/pay...
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