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Forum: Programming 2nd February 2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Best wordpress user plugin for a social site?

Yes, please move it over. Not getting much of a response here. Thanks! :)
Forum: Programming 31st January 2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By Sitestomp
Best wordpress user plugin for a social site?

Hey all, building a niche wordpress social website for a local client and we need to make it so that users can register for an account on the website and make/edit a profile page.

We've looked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What's your number 1 internet marketing advice to designers & developers?

Build a site for customers, not yourself.

That's my basic advice. I do see a lot of what you're mentioning these days. Where the dev team will build this site that looks great and has all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Can I use this domain, or am I going to get ****ed over?

Facebook is a registered trademark, so they can send you a C&D. Will they? Who knows... depends on what your site content is. If you are selling something and using their brand, they will most likely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 311
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How do I maintain persistence working online?

Make a schedule and stick to it.

Plan what you need to do day by day, and make sure you are following through. Don't stop for the day until you did everything on your list.

A little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Flippa Sites

I don't think they're around anymore. This was 8 or 9 years ago when I used to build sites, get them profitable, flip, and move on to the next one. I've moved on into web development and affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Flippa Sites

I've only sold websites using Flippa. Never bought any, but I can vouch that it's a safe/reputable way to buy and sell websites.

If you're preparing to buy a site, you need to get as much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 143
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What Happens After You Post?

Like others in this thread have pointed out, social media is the way to go these days.

I have pretty good luck with Facebook. StumbleUpon is also good if your content is really interesting or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 709
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I am stupid

This is 100% spot on. You need to find a recession proof niche. Something people will always want. Luxury items are nice, but they are just that - luxury items. You need to cater to people's basic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,622
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: $10000 to change my life

I disagree with joining fiverr or the freelancing websites.

If you are good at making websites, you should start a local website design company in your area. Local is where the good money is. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 55,923
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How did you make your first $1 online?

Adsense was how I made my first $1 online way back in like 2007.

I still use adsense, but it is far from my primary source of income. It's still nice to use on some websites, but I like having...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 266
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: 250 hops last 30 days but no sales...

250 isn't enough to draw any kind of conclusion. Also, without seeing your page, all we can do is provide generic tips. It could be any number of issues.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Outsourcing Oversees

My decision was made after YEARS of trying to outsource to these countries. It wasn't just one or two bad experiences which left a sour taste in my mouth. It was every single one.

The work was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Outsourcing Oversees

When I get flooded with local work, I don't outsource to 3rd world countries.

I only hire and work with native English speakers. It's worth the extra $$$ to not have to sort through piles of...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th June 2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Struggling to make money? This post will help you...

Stop with this "inspirational" BS to fish for thanks.

Mindset doesn't pay the bills and put food on the table.

Action does.

Go do something. Even if you failed, you learned something.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,038
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How to stop people ripping off your blog content.

You can't stop people from stealing your content.

If you have deep pockets, you can make them take it down via legal threats, but in most cases it's not worth your time, money, or effort. A lot...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I wonder how affiliates actually make money.

I know the Amazon books was meant as merely an example, but I just want to say something here. Unless you are doing insane/crazy volume, Amazon is NOT the way to go for people just getting into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What would you promote on "Facts" website?

Slap some adsense on it and see what ads people are clicking on. Let some data collect for a few months. Then, ditch the adsense and run similar offers yourself with an affiliate network.

Also,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is reaching out to other Kindle authors worth the time and bother?

Authors love to network with each other. A good friend of mine recently had his novel published, and he was contacted by other authors wanting to network. Now, he has a bunch of new friends with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,633
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Selling 'Make Money Online' Unethical?

I honestly can't believe people spend money on that garbage. Do people seriously believe they are going to read some guide and then start making millions?

But, then again, most people are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How to choose a domain name that draws traffic

This isn't entirely true. There are plenty of popular websites that use creative spelling in their branding. Like others have pointed out in this thread, it's all about the marketing and not the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,310
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I'm In Dire Straights Here And Need Help Badly

Nobody is being salty. They are telling you the cold, hard truth.

You have to work towards your goals. There is no such thing as an overnight success, easy money, or quick riches. You should know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,310
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I'm In Dire Straights Here And Need Help Badly

Why would someone hand a complete stranger their money-making blueprint? If you bought into all those scammy and ridiculous "get rich quick" schemes, that is your own fault. You should know by now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 414
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: $1.47 for 1 website click!

Depends on what you're targeting. I know people making a ton of money promoting with facebook, so don't be too harsh on it because of your inexperience with the platform. You just have to learn the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Google Adwords To My Landing Page...

How much content is on the page you are sending traffic to? Sounds like you need to add more to get a better quality score.

The days of sending traffic to a basic squeeze page with no content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 872
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is a blog needed to sell products (digital products)?

No, you don't need a blog to sell online. In fact, I recommend against it unless you plan to blog frequently.

Having no blog is better than an outdated blog with bad information. Nobody wants to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Malware in hosting

Make sure you're always using the latest version of wordpress and always keep your plugins updated. Wordpress is very popular software, and it's often targeted by hackers.

I had a site get hacked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Finding developers on Upworks?

I don't think you're going to get a quality app for $300. I'd increase your budget by 10x to be honest.

You may be able to find some cheap oversea labor to do it at that price, but like others...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 181
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Freelancing websites

Those sites are generally a waste of time since you will be competing with cheap overseas labor who can charge pennies. The best way to make money from freelancing is to go local, if you live in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: I have a niche video site thats doing really well, I have a legal question

They can't possibly sue you for anything. All you're doing is taking an embed link, provided by Youtube, to post the video on your own site. Youtube encourages this with the share link below every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Question about splash pages

You need to ask them directly, however, I've never once found it to be a problem and I've been doing landing pages for over 9 years.

Most (if not all) will be OK with it since you are promoting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Why dot com secret is free?

Like the others above have said, they are definitely list building.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: The secret to viral posts

Facebook news is an excellent place to find social trending topics.
Forum: Social Media 24th May 2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Twitter Followers

Twitter can be tricky.

I disagree with the buying followers. It will just be a number and nothing more. They won't be interested in what you have to offer or what you're promoting. If you just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,145
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: The Most Profitable Niches Ever

Without any context or supporting data, that list is meaningless. Every niche listed is already oversaturated. There's no way a new marketer is breaking into any of those. You have to create a really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 597
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is this model going to work?

You need to break down your general ideas like fashion/health/cooking into subniches. Focus on a particular aspect of each.

For example, make a cooking site that focuses on how to cook lobster,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 582
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: A good response to,'What do you do for a living'.

I do web development and also affiliate marketing, but when people ask me what I do for a living, I always just say "web development" rather than trying to explain what internet marketing is.

As...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 18th February 2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Copywriter Looking for a Graphic Designer to Partner With

If you want someone US based that actually speaks English, get in touch. My contact details are in my sig.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Looking for some help...

Can you design? Write content? Know a little programming? Good with wordpress? If yes, then you can make money today.

If you have no money to start and want immediate cash, your best option is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,680
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Online FREE marketing strategy to get hits to WP site

Traffic isn't going to happen overnight. Just keep writing. You can't expect results in a month.

I disagree with the poster above who said to not write great content. That is how you get links....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 902
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How did you find your niche?

It's something I've been interested in my whole life.

My advice is find something you actually enjoy and are passionate about. If you pick a niche but absolutely hate it, you will eventually lose...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,151
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: What's the problem with blogging?

1) It's very time consuming to maintain a successful blog.
2) Not everyone feels comfortable writing. Perhaps they just can't put their thoughts into words. Or maybe they just don't like writing. ...
Forum: Website Design 25th July 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Attention Freelancers - Where are you getting your business these days?

Dribbble looks nice, but it requires an invite from an existing member if I want to share my own work. Maybe I can ask around and see if anyone can toss me an invite.

Thanks!
Forum: Website Design 22nd July 2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By Sitestomp
Attention Freelancers - Where are you getting your business these days?

I'm under a bit of a dry spell lately. Just wondering where you other freelancers are finding your design work these days. Don't need any trade secrets, just a general push in the right direction. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 781
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How can I tell a client I can't call them?

Stop making excuses and talk to the guy on the phone. Why let potential business go to waste over a little anxiety?

I know it's absolutely nerve wracking at first. But, trust me. It gets easier...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 837
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Frustrated want to give up

One thing I've learned: never give up.

This is literally a rags to riches industry when you play your cards right. You never know what tomorrow will hold.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How do I create a social networking site like the old myspace?

You will need to hire somebody to create a couple thousand fake accounts with pics, bios, etc to make your site look active. This is pretty standard procedure.

A quick google search will offer a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th May 2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,713
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Is cold calling effective for web design

You will be making A LOT of calls before you come across any interested buyers. I have done it in the past. The best thing to do is hire somebody else to make the calls for you. Somebody who...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 19th May 2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By Sitestomp
Forum: Website Design 18th March 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Sitestomp
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,677
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: At what income did you quit your day job?

I quit my job when my weekly online income became greater than the weekly income from my job. After a while, I simply didn't need my job anymore since I was making a ton more money online. Threw that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 942
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: App development?

odesk is good place to hire any kind of developers. If you want someone who speaks native english and is easy to communicate/work with, expect to pay a bit higher.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,960
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: How do YOU Make Money?

Doing web design and development work (both online and for local businesses), flipping websites, monetizing my content sites, and dabbling in that sweet, sweet pay-per-click.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: Clickbank Users

^ What RealCasher said. Building a list is THE single best thing you can do for your future business. As the saying goes, the money is in the list.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 767
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: First Week in 2015 is OVER...so what have you done ?

Teamed up with another developer and starting some newer, more aggressive local marketing tactics.
Forum: Website Design 8th January 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Sitestomp
Re: HTML patterns

I think you may mean border, which would be CSS. Something along the lines of:

border: #000 2px solid;
or
border-top: #000 2px dashed;

... are just two quick examples. There's a bunch of...
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