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Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th February 2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 719
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: joint pain ...

PHHHHHHTTTTT!!!!!!!!!

That is the last thing and what is wrong with society!
Some, such as Kim , yes.... But the entire doctor bullsh@t is wrong.
FACT IS- You get old, you hurt more, get used to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th January 2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,869
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Do you even care???

WOW!!
My first time back and first post since having a stroke over a year ago....

Do I care? You bet ya!!
Am I going to do anything about it?
F#ck You!

Do you care? Lead by example... Pal!...
Forum: Programming 10th October 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,996
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Super Slow WP Site and High CPU Usage - How to Fix and possible to redo everything from scratch?

Looks like some path problems among other things. I think your error log is telling you a lot. Keep in mind that just one error can cascade into many other errors.
The easy way would be to do a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,205
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Domain Loophole

I already reported him ;)
Forum: Programming 28th August 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: About to Outsource... Hows my Requirements Document?

OP, you have done much more than many clients start off with.
An experienced freelance programmer will supply you with a list of questions after going over your specs. These are then incorporated...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Lifetime value of a customer (rant)

you know it...
I've also noted that people remember the bad things much longer than the good things.
One stupid mistake or irate customer can hurt you dearly, no matter how much good you have done...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th August 2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,382
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Ecommerce / Dropshipping Business Now What

PS: I would suggest looking into and learning fraud management. You must check every purchase, at least at first, and verify they are who they say they are. You WILL get taken sooner or later....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 28th August 2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,382
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Ecommerce / Dropshipping Business Now What

I agree with everything that has been suggested.
Also, most merchants are gearing up for Christmas now. That is the season that will bring in the real cash and the one you want to be ready for....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: WWW. or NO WWW. Problem

your DNS zone records are setup incorrectly.
Your A(host) record should be: @ points to your IP.
Your Cname record should contain your aliases.
www points to @
ftp points to @
etc...


you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Anybody know of this tool?

You may want to read the rules (not to mention posts you reply to).
I believe affiliate links, like the one you have, are not allowed in your sig.
Forum: Website Design 5th August 2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Wordpress <H1> problem

It appears that pages and posts show two H1 tags.
Only the logo h1 shows on the home page.

Edit your header file and change the h1 for the logo to a div. (opening and closing tags)
You may have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: is getting ranked in google first page necessary?

There's a lot more to marketing than search engines...
So many people get the notion of being "on page one" as being the magic trick.
In reality, most successful site's traffic does not come from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,374
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: FREE BACKLINKS FOR YOU- for newbies

I know you mean well, but in my opinion, and from making the same mistakes, if you start off your linking campaigns like this, then you are off to a bad start and are just wasting your valuable time....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,866
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: SENuke X down?

A tad bit of irony in that statement, considering how some use the tool...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th July 2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,669
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Backlinks from adult blogs

what if your site is about looking at porn while gambling online while high on drugs?

Gambling sites are returned in the SERPs, many with high Page Rank.
And what about brazzers . com? They are a...
Forum: Programming 12th July 2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Ad Block and Text Don't Look Right

You might try using negatives. Be sure to cross browser check. You could use a little padding to the left, as shown here.

<div style="display:block;float:right;margin: -25px 0 0 5px;...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th July 2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,154
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: google de-indexed my site

LMAO - you can come out from hiding now, Paul :D
Why even waste your time with such stuff, Paul?
No one listens when they get in this mind set. It is better to help those that want the help and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Frustrated and Can't Make Money

If you haven't made any money, then you are making money like most of the guys ;)

There are more traffic avenues than just the search engines. Get around and spread your knowledge. Help people out...
Forum: Programming 6th July 2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: WordPress Security

there are some steps here that should be followed
Hardening WordPress « WordPress Codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Hardening_WordPress)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,725
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: GoDaddy Sold to Leveraged Buyout Firm KKR

Their dedicated servers are about half the price of hostgator, with no restrictions. I've never found a problem with GD once you look past their upsells. Of course no one here upsells ;)

Their DNS...
Forum: Website Design 1st July 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Quick Question - Probably REALLY Simple

will this help?
WordPress › Support » shorten posts on home page (http://wordpress.org/support/topic/shorten-posts-on-home-page)
Forum: Website Design 1st July 2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 808
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Thoughts on this web design?

it is busted in IE. No background, no alignment, etc...

it looks good in FF, but you don't quite know what it is about without reading into it, and everyone hates to read.
Forum: Website Design 1st July 2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: How to Quote a Website?

?
didn't you just ask how to hyperlink an image?

good luck on that
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: How to tell if a forum is do-follow?

Why do you care? Certainly you are participating because you like the forum, and not because you want to abuse them...
People are thinking about the use of forums all wrong. That one little backlink...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,668
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Should I give up?

I think you should enjoy your youth while you still have it. There is plenty of time to become old grumps like many of us. But, since we know young people don't listen to such things, perhaps work in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Please help me get this job.

There could be some reasons for taking a paying job:


Wife
Kids
Rent or Mortgage
Utilities
Car Payment
Insurance Payment
Internet Access
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: I really need help!!! Please!!

well, no one gives a sh*t about Alexa. If you want rankings for that, get your friends together and have them install the toolbar and then set their homepage to your website.
I would suggest that if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,717
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: What is the best way to index a backlink??

So, if you build an rss feed of 5000 links, is this not admission that you are up to something that Google may frown on? Couldn't Google detect this and relate it back to your website? I know if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,261
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Linking to an Amazon category page?

it has worked for me in the past. Someone that was visiting wanted a book from Amazon, so I kindly grabbed the link for them. The only hard cover book I have ever sold. But if you have doubts, have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Is paypal payments pro worth it?

If it isn't IM, then conversions are absolutely better when you accept payment on your site - it is a trust factor. Tried it, tested it, tried it again. It can be a large factor. But it also costs...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th June 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Ken Durham
What's your favorite Pop Tart?

Sorry Bill, the temptation was too great....

Pop-Tarts Time, all the Time


It's brown sugar and cinnamon, btw :cool:
Forum: Website Design 17th June 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Writing a set of requirements and a site definition

by creating a flow chart (I wish more people did this), you help define the functionality, along with discovering issues you may have missed. Also, any programmer that cannot follow a flowchart is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,695
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Copyright Infringement. Be careful who you linking with. Jail possible...

so, our government is going to waste considerable money to get their hands on a kid that "linked" to thousands of videos?

Dear Mr. President, on your way to pick up this dangerous criminal, would...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th June 2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 864
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: What do YOU Want to be?

There's a bigger lesson here than just being who you are. And Will is spot on regarding what he says. But look at the emotion Will stirred in you. Notice how he brought "feelings" to the surface?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Not sure what I'm doing wrong...But I am still confident

I see a couple of things. With so many affiliate offers, you appear as a bookstore on the Golf site. It makes it look like every other "click my affiliate link" site. Narrow down your offerings to...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th June 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Frustrated IM newbie = crosshair TARGET for gurus

There is no clear cut answer, especially if no one knows what you have done so far.
I do know that products and tools are not a solution, but an aide.

What are your goals? Do you have a business...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th June 2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Helicopter transporting a UFO -- but why?

I heard they were cracking down on illegal aliens...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th June 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,641
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Which famous people have you met?

I built a garage for Michael Jackson's grandmother many years ago, does that count?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th June 2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,003
Posted By Ken Durham
Wife's Diary

Wife's Diary:

Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. We had made plans to meet at a nice restaurant for dinner. I was shopping with my friends all day long, so I thought he was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th June 2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,004
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Cancer cure... it's real, it's NOW, and it's in Texas.

This is a subject that hits deep at home, in more ways than one.
Not only the fact that many of us have lost loved ones or had the terrible disease themselves, of which a non toxic treatment could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,062
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Buying FB fans/ Likes.

What Jeffrey said...

If you want FB likes, write an ebook for the niche, give it away for a like.
Or hold a contest and give away something every month or so, entry is via a like.
That's what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Wordpress / Facebook apps

duplicate content is the same content repeated on "the same site"...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Where should I be going with my Seo plan?

it all depends upon your niche. Build your links honestly, by hand and you cannot possibly do too many. And don't just concentrate on SEO and Google. There are many ways to generate traffic besides...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,965
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Don't Get Into Internet Marketing If ...

if your research skills or energy levels cause you to have to ask questions like : "What is SEO?"
Forum: Mind Warriors 6th June 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 38,977
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: It Takes Money to Make Money? Do YOU Agree?

sometimes it does take a lot of coffee, though...

I have always considered my time valuable, and something I often had more of than money.
After the death of a close friend, my wife, I realized...
Forum: Website Design 6th June 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,848
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Best eCommerce Platform

There are several other things to consider, security being a major factor. Are you going to accept credit cards? Be familiar with PCI compliance standards. https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/ ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Can linking my sites together cause problems?

if you have sites in the same niche but different categories it would only make sense to link them together. Now, linking to your outdoor survival knives site from your kids toys site might seem a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,619
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Best way to advertise a local Adult Entertainment Service?

get you a sexy balloon made up Advertising Balloons|Giant Balloons|Custom Advertising Balloons (http://www.bonanzaballoons.com/) , just to the point of violating laws, and upset some of the religious...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: where to buy cheap custom wordpress themes ?

these guys are good, and cheap... not me

http://logonerds.com/other_services/
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th January 2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,917
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: How much are you willing to sacrifice to succeed?

I sacrificed for my kids. I quit traveling and spending money on myself, for kids. I spent the last 24 years sacrificing much of myself for my kids. They are grown now and pretty much self...
Forum: Programming 19th January 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: google listing highjacked can anyone help

you can use an ftp program such as filezilla to log in and check the file dates and permissions.

Where are you hosted?
Forum: Website Design 19th January 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: I want to be able to create my own mini sites/landing pages, what language should I learn?

just simple html?

HTML Tutorial (http://www.w3schools.com/html/default.asp)

Ken
Forum: Website Design 17th January 2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Need Brutal Honest Comments

I would put the "Free Offer!" right on the home page so it cannot be missed. Perhaps on the right hand side above the RSS feed. People like free stuff, no matter what the niche.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: Hi, everyone, please help!

you can always put your design skills to work while you get something else going

Warriors For Hire (http://www.warriorforum.com/warriors-hire/)

Good luck
Forum: Programming 16th January 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: MySQL Size and Optimization Question

e-commerce site?
Specific script you are using?
Hosting type?
If it's a free shopping cart like zencart or something of that nature then damn well bet ya it will slow it down if not on a...
Forum: Programming 16th January 2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Ken Durham
Re: How can I fix my widgets? They're broken.

Not sure if this will work for you or not. It did for me on a previous version

WordPress › Widgets Reset « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/widgets-reset/)
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