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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2012, 09:52 PM
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Views: 301
Posted By bigbyte
Best Facebooks Ads guide?

I need a jumpstart guide for Facebooks ads. Any recommendations?

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,663
Posted By bigbyte
Re: GoArticles Change?

Why would you even use the word "article" for a 300 word piece of text? If GA is serious about business, I would actually like to see them implement more measures to raise the quality. There is so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

So far none of the replacement merchants has generated a single sale for me. I am mainly going through CJ to find new merchants. I might have to sell of those websites and go into deeper niches if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

The DEMS are selling it as if it would be them who recognized the problem and then "helped" the affiliates. How grateful ... liars. They try to make it look like now that they are the good guys who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

Weissmann is an id!0t. I received the same lame, canned response. I told him it is the wrong time to glorify how they worked with us affiliates to "fix" the bill. I told the damage has been done and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

CJ.com has tons of merchants that will work with you. I am replacing links as we speak. Click on links and search for a product name. Not a perfect solution, but what is?! At least I got a few...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

Now you wish it would be that easy with a tax bill, too. ;) Click here and a new tax bill is generated ... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

Another question would be, how willing is Amazon to work with us if we use a LLC or INC registered in another state with a mailing address in another state even though we still live in CO?!

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

As long as you are still staying in Colorado, this might not be enough from a legal perspective. You might also set yourself up for a tax audit. Seek help from a tax attorney.

I am in the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,746
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Amazon Shuts Down Colorado Affiliates

I just lost 25% of my business income because of this.

I wonder if this is Amazon's way out of affiliate marketing. They started with high commissions back in the day to get the word out and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 881
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Getting out of Adsense and wondering about selling my sites?

You can transfer the domains to any registry for normal transfer fees. You do not need Hostgator for that. Join the xfactor forum by buying the ebook and sell the sites there for free.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,616
Posted By bigbyte
Re: My gripe with Thesis Theme for Wordpress.

Thesis has a learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, it is awesome. I can understand that you might struggle and blame the theme, but it takes time to learn. You do not learn SEO in one day...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 140,471
Posted By bigbyte
Re: The clickbump method? all your questions answered...

You got it. They are made for Adsense and in the end google will shut them down one way or the other (either by not ranking or indexing them or by shutting down Adsense for them). Google has said...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 140,471
Posted By bigbyte
Re: The clickbump method? all your questions answered...

If Ezine Articles is your only method of link building you can expect index times of 10-20 days. Do some social bookmarking and blog comments, too. It will all come together. However, being indexed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Site has been up for 2 weeks and still no indexing even with EZA backlink?

Keep building more links. Write more unique articles and publish them. You can also register the site with the webmaster tools to find out more from Google.

google.com/webmasters
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By bigbyte
Re: I'm in need of a good SEO service for backlinks...

Develop your own SEO plan and then outsource it. Provide documentation of what the person has to do and have them follow your plan. That way you control the process.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Link Cloaking - helpful or hurtful?

You can use a simple PHP redirect in combination with a no follow tag. If you want to go a step further, redirect through 2 domains to be safe. The first redirects to another redirect file on a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Google Adwords Disabled! Help

What offers were you promoting? Look at and then read the different forums. If you are doing rebills or grants or Google cash offers, you got a big bullseye on ya ;-)
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th December 2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By bigbyte
Re: landing page classroom

Not worth it. You can learn more for free on Youtube actually. The video tutorials are so generic - you can feel that there is no meat. There a quite a few downloads though, however these are just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Who has had success with Xfactors book yet?

75% of the sites I built following the ebook are earning money either from Amazon.com or from Adsense (or both). The top earning site of those is averaging about $8/day at the moment. The other ones...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,348
Posted By bigbyte
Re: To Xfactor - Is There Something That You Are Not Telling Us?

In your other discussion you already pointed out that you are not following his instructions. How can you judge what John is doing if you have not even tried it properly yourself?

I bought his...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Quick Question about PPC advertising

$0.01 will not get you anything on Google. You need to "earn" a good quality score and your click prices will eventually go down. Even with no competition you would have to bid significantly higher...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Strategies For Ecommerce and PPC

Ok, slow down here. A landing page is mainly needed for affiliate offers. In the past affiliates were directly linking to the merchant. If you already have your own ecommerce site than you can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By bigbyte
Re: How to correctly set up a link wheel?

I would a) not close a link wheel and b) put a lot of random factors into the mix. No link wheel should be the same.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Xfactor's AdSense Method - Why Am I Losing Rankings?

You're not following his instructions. You also using low-value backlinks. If you look around, Google gives each new website the case of a doubt in the beginning and rankings can be good. Once the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Please Help!! Google adwords quality score-budget impact

Pausing the campaigns is the way to do it. They might take a small hit when they restart them, but it is still better than stopping a campaign and creating a new one as that would reset the quality...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,193
Posted By bigbyte
Re: I have 45,000 blogs on hundreds of ip's and domains, FINALLY :-)

I would recommend to think about a better SEO strategy. Mass linking is often the first issue when being de-indexed. How many of those 45K blogs are still indexed?

Also, build smaller pockets....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Domain Names - .net or a dash - What is best?

Google is a brand name.

Do you own a brand or a website? If you just own a website the first 3 things somebody sees in search results is your page title, site description, and the domain name....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th December 2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Is PPC Possible In This Niche? Possible, Yes, But I Mean Affordable

You need more traffic and more data to make informed decisions. You might want to look at your refer reports and check from where your traffic is coming. Yahoo has so-called partner sites that are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th December 2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,028
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Domain Names - .net or a dash - What is best?

.net's work OK, but I think you lose roughly 20% of the available traffic. A .org works great for a non-commercial intent. I always go .com after I compared the results of .net and .org domains.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 972
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Someone copied my site - what can I do?

I was in the same situation once. Contacted the host and they took him down immediately. Just be polite and act professional. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,887
Posted By bigbyte
Re: Okay Warriors What Are Your 2010 Income Goals?

Move up from $1.5K a month to $1.5K a day. 2010 - here I come.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,848
Posted By bigbyte
Re: My Experience with Micro Niche Finder & Xfactor course

You would violate the Google TOS if you mix Yahoo and Google ads on your website. Read the TOS for exact details.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,848
Posted By bigbyte
Re: My Experience with Micro Niche Finder & Xfactor course

It'll be fine. Unique is always better, but it still works. I am making the assumption that you might lose 10%-20% link power, but that is easily made up with overall volume. --Again, that is my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

There you go:

Disable personalized search with this search plugin - Yoast - Tweaking Websites (http://yoast.com/tools/seo/disable-personalized-search-plugin/)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th August 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

It's called personalized search. Google customizes your search results. You "hack" your browser (especially Firefox) to offer a Google search with this feature turned off. Or get a Google Adwords...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Why don't you read this thread completely? The answer to your questions is already in here ....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

And just a reminder for everyone to do proper split testing. I have been testing John's template against one of my own and I am having 30% better CTRs on my own template. This was tested on one of my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th August 2009, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

This "course" will not ruin it for the masses. Read this thread and most people who filled it with their questions will never succeed. It's more than obvious. They need someone who holds their hands...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,949
Posted By bigbyte
Re: XFactor's Adsense Course: Site Builder Alternatives

Wordpress still needs to be maintained and can pose a security risk. Imagine you have to update and maintain 50-100 WP sites with patches, etc ...! XSitePro might be an option, but you can also use a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

For those that use Wordpress, take a look at the Thesis Theme. You can easily modify it to match John's template with a few clicks and a small custom file for the colors. It's well worth the money ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th August 2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

I expected something different really. John is giving away way too much information. Now everyone can make a fortune off Adsense. Good work, John ;).

No, really - this is a good piece of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Too many ad blocks on a page puts you at risk that a visitor clicks on the cheapest ad - meaning you do not know which ad is the highest bidding one where you would earn most. The more ads, the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Anyone seeing the "consumersearch.com" domain competing in your "next" niche? Often a good sign actually that a niche is profitable for Adsense AND affiliate products.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

I would not buy a .org in combination with the word "sale" in the domain name. Ask your not so Internet savvy family members and friends and .org will come back with the original meaning of this TLD...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

SEO for Yahoo and Google are 2 different things. I have a website that gets 50,000 visitors a month from Google and only 200-300 from Yahoo during the same time.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Do not build too many links to fast. A brand new site cannot "naturally" gain too many links without being flagged. So, if it takes you 2-3 weeks that will be just find. Just have patience. You are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

The percentage goes up with the number of items you sell. There is still good money to be made with Amazon. It's a little more difficult nowadays, but it still works. I am usually in the 6.5% bracket...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

You need to figure out your own risk/income/benefit level. Whatever you feel comfortable with. I would not stretch this too far to stay under the radar with Google no matter what. If you make $10K a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

There is a legal way around this and that is to get additional Adsense accounts. I do not mean this in a spammy way, but it is fairly cheap to start a new LLC or INC in many US states and as a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

If the domain name looks too long, it makes a bad impression. Stay below 30 characters. That is my personal opinion and not backed up by any statistical data. A search volume with more than 5...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

What are the rankings for your main keyword?
Have you tested different page layouts?
Have you tested different ad styles?

There are many variables that come into play. You will need to do some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Not every niche/keyword will work out for you. Don't bet that every site you build has a build in homerun. But again, with good research you can discover tons of niches to work in with very little...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th July 2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Our postings might have overlapped. Please read my reply just before you made your posting.

Chris
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th July 2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 353,274
Posted By bigbyte
Re: 6 Months Later: $300 Daily w/Adsense (Lessons Learned)

Please read my posting again. I said it is an example and probably not a perfect match. Do a google search and find some sites that write about presidency. You will find tons of advertisers on those....
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