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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

Yeaup, I'm on WP and very comfortable with it. I'll try your idea of notifying or maybe even asking them beforehand. I actually have so many articles that they might prefer a little more structure on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

I don't know that for sure at all and I agree that I should mess with it too much. About 80% of my traffic comes from Google, and only about 1% of my overall traffic comes from Google AND lands on my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

It makes perfect sense and I'll definitely be writing new content with that in mind.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

Hehe...I've been following them since 2010. Good call.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By blackli0n
RE: So many options, where to start?

Doing the one you like will make you the most money and be the most fun, and give you great experience to attempt your next endeavor. Doing the one you hate MIGHT make money for a while,
...
Forum: Website Design 21st July 2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 468
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Want to know about the advantages of WordPress

Biggest advantage: everybody's using it so there's tons of helpful guides and virtually every designer and programmer can help you build it, maintain it, fix it, etc.

But the reason why everyone's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

I appreciate this very much, Enfusia. What you guys are saying sound very much in line with what I've heard and reaffirm my initial feelings. I should leave the homepage alone and put my funnels...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By blackli0n
RE: How to earn $1000 per month on auto-pilot?

If all you want is $1k/month. You can easily do that with Youtube videos and a blog doing reviews for popular products within a niche and then throw up affiliate links. The problem is it could take...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Mixed Content & Duplicate Content

Hard to solve without seeing the site in question but mixed content basically means some of the assets on your site are showing HTTP while others are showing HTTPS. For best practices and keeping...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,004
Posted By blackli0n
RE: SEO on a Bootstrap Website

I haven't used it before but yes, I believe it's easy. If you know how to code, you'll be alright.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

I do place my product banners right after the end of EVERY blog article but I need to be more clear with how I offer it. Thanks so much for this insight, Jeff. I'll definitely leave the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,804
Posted By blackli0n
RE: If I'm not wrong, content itself is not enough

I ranked well before I got the backlinks. I know some of you guys are thinking backlinks must come before ranking. Well for this one instance, it was the other way around for me.

But today, it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 476
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Drive Traffic to YouTube Or Your Blog

Youtube is good enough to drive traffic on its own. Just make good videos and they'll get shared on your own. Maybe a Facebook page to support would be good.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,804
Posted By blackli0n
RE: If I'm not wrong, content itself is not enough

Unfortunately for my point...the site is already now currently the #1 dominant site in its niche (for several years now) and also has the best content AND backlinks...so I wouldn't be able to prove...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,804
Posted By blackli0n
RE: If I'm not wrong, content itself is not enough

Well....for those wondering, I managed to do it. Was able to outrank more established sites all linking to each other simply because I had way better content...and also probably the traffic to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,804
Posted By blackli0n
RE: If I'm not wrong, content itself is not enough

Half true. You can rank well with just a few mediocre links...but your content has to be amazing and comprehensive.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th July 2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Do you really need an email under your domain or Gmail/outlook email can suffice

yeaup! hahaha...that's how it usually goes. imagine if you sent to a couple thousand and 10 of them decided they didn't want you anymore and marked you as spam.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th July 2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By blackli0n
RE: I have two good domains and need help!

Look up abbreviations for them? To be honest, those domains might be worth more sold as is. But if you wanted to make a business that uses those exact initials...that could work, too.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,804
Posted By blackli0n
RE: If I'm not wrong, content itself is not enough

You need good content, lots of it, and you need to do it better than your competitors. That's the fastest way to ranking well. It won't take forever...but 1-2 years is realistic. Or you can do what...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 20th July 2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Tips for increasing conversion rates on adult toy store? (currently at zero!)

Really bad design, looks impersonal and untrustworthy. No images of a human face on there, looks cold, like a web-front for a emotionless warehouse in the middle of nowhere. You need a professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 349
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Starting As An Article Writer

The better you are, the more you should write for yourself. So...how good are you?
Forum: Email Marketing 20th July 2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 280
Posted By blackli0n
RE: How Often Do You Email Your List?

Once a month or less. If I got a product launch or other REALLY exciting news, then maybe twice in the same month. Emailing them any more than that is asking to be marked as spam. Most people...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th July 2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Do you really need an email under your domain or Gmail/outlook email can suffice

Hahaha, this is a great question with many answers. For most newbies, the #1 issue is trust/credibility factor. But for the veterans, the #1 issue is deliverability.

Your gmail account can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 654
Posted By blackli0n
RE: When to give up

If you build a list based on people who only signed up for a freebie...and and not because they truly believed in you, the list is worth nothing.

Instead of trying to get visitors and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By blackli0n
Growing from BLOG to BUSINESS

This is a question for the experienced guys only, please. I've got a blog with 500k visitors/month, selling my own info-products. Business is alright but I'm thinking to re-design and re-structure my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 606
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Should I make affiliate links stand out or blend in with content?

FUNCTION OVER FORM! It depends on the subject of the article. If what you're writing is a product comparison article, then the links need to stick out. But if what you're writing about is some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By blackli0n
Do gambling links hurt your SEO?

I get a ton of traffic on my sports site with many gambling companies wanting to advertise on there. I only worry that accepting gambling links will hurt my SEO. Have any of you guys ever CONFIRMED...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 606
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Should I make affiliate links stand out or blend in with content?

AGREED! People read an email to get a link, not a story.
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st June 2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Need advice for my service based business

I'd walk up and down residential streets....knock on the doors of houses with stains and say...hey, for X dollars...I can take care of that driveway oil stain right now. You can even watch me do it....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st February 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By blackli0n
Re: What's your favorite method of getting SEO clients?

That tactic would sound good but actually it's the exact same tactic that many domain registration spammers use. So your carefully-crafted personalized message would still get lost in there.

The...
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Feedback on website

Way too much going on. This looks more like a site selling t-shirts to harley davidson riders.

I actually did a fire protection consultant site a while back for a client. For this kind of...
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Going rate of web design

$500 and under is outsourced from india, or cheap local student or somebody looking to start out. $3000-5000 can either be a ripoff agency or somebody over-charging...or considered cheap for a REAL...
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Improve my web layout

Many things:

- Get another template - the one you're using is not professionally designed. It's missing a lot of refinement
- Go get a proper color scheme - Try looking for ideas here...
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Website speed optimization question for shopify

Your only problem is not optimizing your images for web. Everything else will be ok!
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,027
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Which hosting provider is better?

So crazy that people keep using shared hosting. Please...the best way is dedicated. Go DigitalOcean and get a $10 plan. That's way better.
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By blackli0n
Re: What is your #1, cannot live without, WordPress plugin?

BackupWordpress!

Everything can be handled with content or coding.
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By blackli0n
Re: How To Speed Up My WP Blog?

Your template is coded really messy. Font resizing on page load. I'm pretty sure if I went into the code, I would find many inefficiencies.
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 108
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Questions On Improving My Website?

Get rid of the entry page. You should probably use a more professionally-designed template and then customize from there. Your site looks really amateur right now.
Forum: Website Design 24th December 2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Hide that I am using a Wordpress theme

Wordpress is one of the most common CMS's out there. If anything, I would say using Wordpress makes you look more up to date and familiar with current internet trends.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th December 2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Slight drop after site redesign

What is the site? And curious to see old vs new design. Did you simply switch out the CSS or did you put in a whole new theme and new php files and what not. Did you add new image sliders and headers...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 24th December 2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Traffic but no sales

Well intended design but misses the mark in many areas:

- The large fonts need to be fancier. "FYVER WATCH" and "Standalone Smartwatch, The Phone for Your Wrist" is wayyyy too boring looking.
-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 210
Posted By blackli0n
Re: What is the best marketing strategy for my client a diving instructor?

For some like this, I'd create a batch of useful content that those diving instructors can pass off to their students or other local divers.

- Best places to dives in [location]
- Top 10 things...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Qualities of a Great Entrepreneur

Willingness to play with ideas that weren't designed to make money.
For some reason, those end up being the biggest money-makers for me. :D
Forum: Programming 27th October 2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 181
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Thoughts on learning web development

Being American and native english speaker will always help you a great deal when you look for jobs in person. You'll always be worth more than the Indian guy thousands of miles away simply because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By blackli0n
Re: How do you keep up with IM?

Keep up with it by following some of the big guys as well as some of the small guys. (And by follow, I mean to check their website and see what they're doing, what things they're changing and...
Forum: Website Design 27th October 2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By blackli0n
Re: My first website

Either way is fine, just get started. Looking more personal is better than generic professional if you ask me.
Forum: Website Design 27th October 2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By blackli0n
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By blackli0n
RE: How many years have you been working in IM and what's been the biggest change?

I can talk in overall view about the industry. And because the industry's changed, the techniques have changed.

Back then, there were a few IM guys making money selling IM stuff and everybody else...
Forum: Website Design 26th October 2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Need Help. Can't find HTML file in WordPress

When you INSPECT, look on the left panel (inside the html code) and click the next DIV higher than the element that was selected. You might be able to find the more accurate class that you're trying...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 265
Posted By blackli0n
RE: Hourly vs. Fixed Rate: Where do you Stand?

Fixed rate when you know exactly what the task is. Hourly when you don't. For a new customer, you can establish a generous fixed rate to start off and it flows into an hourly rate for everything out...
Forum: Email Marketing 26th October 2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 962
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Is building an email list still the way forward?

The best marketing was never email. The best way was being so amazing (having such a valuable presence) that all consumers eventually look you up. But since nobody wants to do that, they do the next...
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Please Help Me all Pros..!!

Way too many links and tags all over the place. Maybe if you could have fewer, would be nice. Getting a better logo would be nice as well.
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Please critique my website design

It's a bit confusing. Text and images everywhere. It's not clear what to click on. The top half of menu items is covered.
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By blackli0n
Re: What can I Improve?

1. Gold color in the cart top right is bad shade. Please change that color to something more refreshing and less "shitty"...pun intended.

2. Fix your typography (font weight). A lot of the fonts...
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 321
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Best wordpress plugins for SEO

Honestly...please try these 3 for yourself.

My favorites exactly in this order:
- SEO Framework (cleanest, most lightweight, only features you need)
- WP All-in-One SEO (in the middle)
- YOAST...
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By blackli0n
Re: Benefits of buying Genesis Framework

When you pay, you get access to 1) download the theme, 2) community forums (very useful), 3) discounts to their themes.

It's worth paying because it's a great framework and very helpful community....
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