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Forum: Social Media 5th April 2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Shakakka
Re: What's the BEST site for Press Releases today?

Great advice, especially about the Facebook groups. Thank you.

So I guess PR sites are out now, eh? Been a while since I worked on some SEO.
Forum: Social Media 4th April 2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Shakakka
What's the BEST site for Press Releases today?

Hi all,

After a year of prep-work I'm launching a 6-book 'Choose Your Own Adventure' type book series this week: www.ultimateendingbooks.com (http://www.ultimateendingbooks.com)

I'd like to do...
Forum: Mind Warriors 12th January 2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,168
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

The most important part of accomplishing anything, is showing up.

- Commercial on TV the other day
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th November 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,458
Posted By Shakakka
Re: 2 Months Of Fiverr Linkbuilding - Case Study

Was about to use fiver to get 300 likes (from real people, apparently) on our Facebook page. The gig is here:

facebook_good: I will get you 400+ real likes/fans to your facebook fan page, No...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th August 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 22,243
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Google is Flawed - You Can Influence Other Sites’ Rankings With Backlinks

I agree 10000000% here with Mark. I run about 35+ websites at this point, and have tried all kinds of different linkbuilding methods for each. I've seen more than a few of my sites get BURIED in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Anyone using Docstoc.com to submit articles ? How do you get the hyper links to work ?

The article existed NOWHERE but on my website. It wasn't even an article at all, just a collection of paragraphs I'd written myself about a particular topic.

I'd planned on turning it into an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Anyone using Docstoc.com to submit articles ? How do you get the hyper links to work ?

When I do a google search in quotes for one or two lines of my own article, it shows up on DocStoc.com Yet the article exists solely on my own website, meaning it's my own unique creation and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Took About 5 Hours, But It Was Worth It

I thought the same thing, except that in some cases HIS articles were ranking above mine. Why? Because he had them on his own website, and I only had them on article sites.

This was before I saw...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Took About 5 Hours, But It Was Worth It

Haha!!! Nice. That's some sweet justice, eh?

Seriously, the people at these article sites were very nice and helpful. I thanked them over and over for acting so quickly, too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Shakakka
Took About 5 Hours, But It Was Worth It

Hey all,

Found an author who copied my work/articles recently... HUNDREDS of articles of mine had been spun, copied, and plagiarized by this one guy over the course of a year. He'd also placed my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 884
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Am I alone with this problem?

Before quitting your full-time job, you should've ALREADY been article marketing. You should've ALREADY been building some measure of success with your landing pages, and you should've ALREADY been...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

That's good advice, and yes, it probably is my most powerful link. Time to build more links. . . (isn't it always that time though?)

Anyone got any reasonable ideas on how long Google wants to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,377
Posted By Shakakka
Re: squidoo, is it worth using?

I agree exactly with these points. If you're trying to make any kind of money by driving traffic to your site (and who here isn't?) Squidoo seems to frown upon it. It's almost like they expect you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

Look at the graph. My sites were doing fine after the algo changes, and were steadily gaining ground.

As much as everyone says "It can't be that one link", there comes a time when you have to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

Update: My rankings have NOT improved. In fact, they're miserable.

Check the graphs below. They show my traffic for both websites, from Feb 1st until today. You can see that on or about May...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

Yes, but these were permanent listings. The $149 price only gets you listed for one year.

I obviously need to continue building links, and I will. It's tough when you have 40 different websites...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

Thanks for the response. I find it almost impossible to believe however, that my rankings would drop so instantly and dramatically for BOTH websites the exact same day they got listed on BOTW.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st May 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By Shakakka
Can a BOTW Listing Cause Major Google Juggle?

Hi all,

I've got 2 websites that are both pretty much the same size and design, and both in the same niche but with 100% unique content on each.

They've been doing well traffic-wise, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,219
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Buying Clickbank product through own Affiliate Link..

Why not ask the vendor for a review copy? If you've got a website already built and ready to promote the product, he or she should be happy to give you one.
Forum: Website Design 21st March 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,615
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Does anybody use HTML websites anymore?

Not me, I'm with you. I build all my sites from scratch using Html/CSS/php. You can't beat the control you have over your own site, and the dynamic aspect of being able to write your own php code....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,066
Posted By Shakakka
Re: What Is The Biggest Mistake You Make As A Newbie??

Great thread!

My biggest mistake was churning out a website, and then wanting to make the next website before adequately promoting/building links to the first site. I'd always get new ideas and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th March 2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,225
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Warrior chargeback on a $6 WSO hurts business

Yeah, except the OP doesn't sound like he's taking it personally. He's rightfully pissed because the person did a chargeback when he would've cheerfully refunded the dude his six bucks.

I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,442
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

What's happening here is a bad situation, but I think Alexa makes the most important point: it's how they handle things going forward that will make or break the future of Ezine Articles itself.
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Google hates landing pages

A landing page is the gateway to a payment page, and that's it's purpose. Even though the landing page itself might be full of content, the rest of that "site" (as in the URL) is barren or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

EZA's going to push their expedited review service harder than ever, especially for the authors used to a quick turnaround time when posting their articles.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Definitely not boring at all - it depends on your topic, and how much information there is related to that topic. Once I find myself writing more than one 'repeat' page (about the same basic topic),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Question: If your article is about building sandcastles, and the link points to a your website about building sandcastles, does the backlink carry any relevance to your topic?

Or, like Alexa...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Agreed. Most of my articles are double that, and when I get up around 800 I have to actually stop myself.

Most 300 word articles are stuffed with 50 or 60 keyword/phrases, with some of those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Doug,

I hear what you're saying about the difference between article syndication and mass submission. And I agree with your analogy that when you're watching the news (not sure why anyone would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,657
Posted By Shakakka
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Alexa, I have to respectfully disagree with you on this one. Buzzle was the one place that accepted only unique content, which I know goes against your own approach of submitting your articles to as...
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th February 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Yesterday Was Big For Me

Will -

Congrats on getting back in school. And the only reason I say gratz is because you're doing yet another thing you want to do, and fulfilling that goal.

With that said, you should never...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,884
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Newbie Checklist

Good list.

I've always thought the first website you make should be about something you love. For me, it was flying. I didn't do it for the AdSense (although I did add it later on), and I didn't...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th February 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Shakakka
Re: Article Rewrite Tool Without Manual Work

No offense, but if all you're using are junk articles all you'll get is junk results.

Articles are more than just links, they need to be compelling. They need to speak to the person reading them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Shakakka
Re: best internet marketing material for newbies?

Creating a website, driving traffic... those things are more technical and they're very important. If you want success in making money however, you need to balance two big things:

Make sure your...
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