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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,769
Posted By tpw
Re: On Christmas Day? Seriously?

First off to assume that people are being disrespectful if they mail on Christmas day is a ridiculous assumption to make about someone that you have no personal knowledge of.

Second, if you are on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,769
Posted By Willie Crawford
Re: On Christmas Day? Seriously?

I'm entering my 20th year as an "internet marketer" and remember when marketers let up on the weekends, during the summer months when many people take family vacations, and during major holidays.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,769
Posted By Kay King
Re: On Christmas Day? Seriously?

I don't think it's arrogant. Christmas is a major holiday in many parts of the world. Smart marketers realize that and tailor their promotions around it. It's no big deal to set up your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,769
Posted By agmccall
Re: On Christmas Day? Seriously?

Pretty arrogant to think that everyone is a Christian and celebrates Christmas, or realizes the importance some of us put into it. Also, those emails you are getting are probably on an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 959
Views: 61,653
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: ClickBank soon requiring ALL sales pages to have a ClickBank branded header.

I assume that ONLY vendor accounts were selected to receive this email, as the "new features" aren't applicable to affiliates, at all.



The first feature is a "nice to have", but product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 61,653
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: ClickBank soon requiring ALL sales pages to have a ClickBank branded header.

Then they need to take it up with their "payment companies".

Sunbeam bread (a vendor) doesn't label their bread trucks with the Walmart (a retailer) logo. Nor does any of Walmart's other product...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 959
Views: 61,653
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: ClickBank soon requiring ALL sales pages to have a ClickBank branded header.

I've been self-employed for over 3 decades now, and have NEVER made a business decision based on "it just may work". Especially when the gamble depended on the execution of someone else's business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,641
Posted By zapseo
Re: A Message from Simon Grabowski CEO of GetResponse -

I gotta say, Mick's comment is far more generous than I would be.

This WAS NOT due to a shortcoming in GR's service, but in an external, unprecedented attack...

...the number of people who lost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By danits
Re: Best Membership Themes?

Hi,

We really love Avada theme and we are using it in several websites.

They also have great support that answers quickly and excellent documentation.

WordPress - Avada | Responsive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 928
Posted By barbling
Re: Should Paid Membership Sites Have Affiliate Links

I have no problem using affiliate links.

I would hope my reputation is enough that within paid membership sites, folks realize I stand behind what I alert them to.

If someone chooses to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By Black Prince
Re: Best Membership Themes?

Nor will you. I know a thing or two about this, as I helped a friend build a membership site on Wordpress. When we did design research we found a range of WP membership sites using a range of themes....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,414
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Recent DDOS attacks make me wonder who wins...

Aside from revenge and "cause" based PR, there's the obvious: extortion. It's a common enough thing. "Pay us, or we DoS you."

Not complicated.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By Istvan Horvath
Re: AWeber gets DDOS Attacks - Why not Google or Amazon?

And what makes you think "someone else" will not be hit in the same way by a DDoS attack?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: AWeber gets DDOS Attacks - Why not Google or Amazon?

Wow. Have you been asleep during this whole discussion, or were you just hit with a random urge to post nonsense?

Google and Amazon are, as companies, orders of magnitude larger than Aweber or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,627
Posted By tkulzer
Re: AWeber gets DDOS Attacks - Why not Google or Amazon?

Actually "the big boys" do get attacked and taken down at times.

Hacker Arrested for 2008 DDoS Attacks on Amazon.com | PCWorld...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,836
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Please Tell me Get Response hasn't Been DDOS Attacked...

Aweber seems better today...

It's a pity these hackers don't put their considerable skills to better use - they could probably make a fortune.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,555
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Aweber down for 2 days? Really?

"Unprofessional?" Really?

I have to say, I find the misuse of that word to be among the least professional things I see here on a regular basis. Is a law enforcement officer "unprofessional"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,816
Posted By garyisonline
Re: Hostgator Problems - Any Suggested Alternatives?

It's actually the same domain name. But by managing your DNS entries you can specify different locations for each server. I just have the mail being handled on a different server than my websites and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,816
Posted By mogulmedia
Re: Hostgator Problems - Any Suggested Alternatives?

BTW - If anyone is looking for VPS or dedicated servers etc, you should use Servint - http://www.servint.net/

Their customer service is totally superb and I couldn't rate them higher.

(no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,175
Posted By WillR
Re: Protecting video content from theft

If someone wants to steal your video content they will.

The best way to deter sharing is putting them inside a membership site with automatically expiring download links. This stops the download...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 511
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: If You Need Buyer's Either Way, Why Become an Affiliate?

It's a totally different responsibility between being an affiliate and being the product owner.

And affiliates have more options overall - they are free agents.

There is a point I think where...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By HeySal
Here we go - Internet Sales Tax vote

Everyone should really take a close look at this one:

“Marketplace Fairness Act” could force Amazon to collect sales tax | Ars Technica...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,068
Posted By Neil Morgan
Re: Irate guy leaves voicemail, says if you're so good why sell teaching?

Perhaps deservedly so though. You only have to look at the "How can I pay the rent?" posts on here with sigs that say "Learn how I made millions in my pyjamas".

We bring it on our ourselves.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,131
Posted By Harvey Segal
Re: Where Did The Star-Ratings in Clickbank's Marketplace Go?!?

You may be thinking of the Risk Tiers which will begin at the earliest March 2013. This is stated in our ClickBank accounts and at Refunds and Chargebacks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,939
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: I'm tired of the Profanity used by Internet Marketers !

Rod,This is an interesting point. There are always alternatives to the vulgarity, if it's not appropriate in a given circumstance. For instance, you could refer to someone as an illegitimate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,939
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: I'm tired of the Profanity used by Internet Marketers !

One thing I want to bring up.

You have to know your market. Many comedians have used profanity in their
routines who have been incredibly successful.

In fact, the list reads like a who's who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,680
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Computers are DEAD. Long live tablets!

Here's a possibility I don't think I've seen mentioned... Tablets could well end up driving sales of laptops and desktop systems to people who might otherwise not have bothered.

Tablets aren't as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,386
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: New Clickbank color coded risk tier accounts

What does it mean if you have a mushroom cloud on your account? :D

RoD
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,386
Posted By Harvey Segal
Re: New Clickbank color coded risk tier accounts

From ClickBank's page

"In January, ClickBank will be adding new Marketplace star ratings to all listings within the Marketplace, indicating vendor risk levels.

These stars will range from 1 to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,680
Posted By lastdual
Re: Computers are DEAD. Long live tablets!

Desktops aren't going away, they're just not the "hot new thing".

A fullsize keyboard, a mouse and a 20+ inch screen (or two) is just convenient.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,680
Posted By WillR
Re: Computers are DEAD. Long live tablets!

The reason you saw no one in the PC aisle is because most people already have a PC. PCs will be around for quite some time because in most cases a tablet won't cut it for serious day to day work.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,263
Posted By Kurt
Re: Why are 99% of marketers only using wordpress sites? how did this frenzy start?

Yes and no. Google doesn't prefer WP, but WP has/had some very beneficial features for SEO.

If we go back about a decade, WP had the calendar function, which worked as a site map and was good at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Selling a Domain Name People DO Not Understand True Value

Pod.co.uk may be worth the 25k you seek, but there are VERY few potential buyers who would be willing to pay that amount (1 in millions). Listing it for sale on a site like Flippa, Sedo or Afternic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 872
Posted By Jill Carpenter
Re: If I buy it, don't I own it?

I have access to a real world "private members club."

Fees are paid yearly, and if a certain amount of money is not spent each month in the dining facilities, it is also automatically charged to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Proposal: Require Vendors to Lv Threads Open

If a seller asks us to close it and we don't see noticeable amounts of outstanding issues, we will usually close the thread for them. There are a number of nasty things that can happen with offers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,697
Posted By Kurt
Re: Sites that ACTUALLY Send Traffic (because EzineArticles.com is dead!)

And Kleenex was invented as a means to remove makeup. It wasn't successful until people started using it to blow their noses that Kleenex became profitable.

My point isn't that EZA doesn't work....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,553
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Flippa silently raises base listing fee to $29

They should charge whatever they want to charge. If their service benefits you, buy it. If it doesn't benefit you, don't buy it. If they are priced too high, competition will step in. That's the very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,553
Posted By David Keith
Re: Flippa silently raises base listing fee to $29

just out of curiosity, how do you know how much profit they are making?

Flippa is not a public company. The only thing you can be doing is making a somewhat educated guess about their sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,553
Posted By Kay King
Re: Flippa silently raises base listing fee to $29

A business with the aim of increasing profits? How awful!:rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Hi James,

(back on topic, finally)



I (and I am not alone), would never promote your sales page here on the WF, nor off-site, if it contains a link to your affiliate program signup.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By profitclinic
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

I can't answer for PayMate, but I suspect (from past comments they've made) that the Asia-Pacific is their chosen market place. Apart from the dubious state of the EU economy and currency, its...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By profitclinic
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Sorry for the delay — time zones got in the way!

Unfortunately, PayMate operates only in the USA, Australia and New Zealand (for sellers).

It accepts payments from buyers in these countries: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By profitclinic
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

I'm a bit late to this party, but let me chime in with a couple of insights:

1. PayPal is especially leery of products that appear to be little more than excuses that seek to legitimize bizopps...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,387
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Why are people still allowed to discuss article spinning on this forum?

Chris,Depends. Are you talking about Kurt-type "bombs," or actual property-destroying explosive devices?

If the latter... No. And you may consider yourself told. ;)


Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,387
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Why are people still allowed to discuss article spinning on this forum?

[chuckle]

"Software doesn't spam people. People spam people. First thing we do, let's ban all the people!"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Willie Crawford
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Thank you!

Recruit affiliate on your download page, within the product itself. or in
a follow-up email.

Son't distract customers that your affiliates have worked hard to send
to that sales...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,387
Posted By kindsvater
Re: Why are people still allowed to discuss article spinning on this forum?

Just because your spinning results in garbage doesn't mean my spinning does. As far as whether Google like it or not, who cares. If I want to have crap on my website that is my business.

.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Willie Crawford
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Paypal did freeze TWO of my accounts, largely because
I was processing too much money, and it was for a digital
product.

I had a less than 1% refund rate, and had been using
Paypal since...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Michael Oksa
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

There is a lot of conflicting information about PayPal shutting down accounts of people who use the Warrior Forum, JVZoo, and Warrior Plus. The purpose of this post is not to debate whether or not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Will,

Thanks. Your suggestion has been adopted. Added to the WSO rules for advertising:

12. For offers posted after May 26, 2012, you may not promote your affiliate program within a WSO thread....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Paul,



I don't really believe this will cause a problem with Paypal, either.

But...
I do still see that as a sales page leak, and never offer an affiliate sign up link on my own pages. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Will,THAT is an excellent thought. I'll bring that one up to Allen.

Thanks. Obvious, but we totally missed it. This sort of thing is why we often let the discussions that start out bad-mouthing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By WillR
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

It seems slowly but surely we are getting a better understanding of what Paypal like and don't like.

I have always believed they wouldn't just dismiss a marketplace like the WSO forum because of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

First, nowhere in Paypal's AUP do they say that they have a problem with any particular level of commissions.

What they do have a problem with... is selling an opportunity. So, if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By Paul Myers
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

As Tina mentioned, this is not a new thing for them. IIRC, they shut down quite a number of accounts that were using the $7 Secrets script because it pushed the affiliate program offer for customers,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,690
Posted By thatgirlJ
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

Hi everyone,

I hadn't posted about my situation here, because it definitely wouldn't have been fair to Allen and the members of this forum if I had, especially before it was resolved with PayPal....
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