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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,441
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Well apparently the days of saying Design is not important to SEO are coming to a close.

Tell that to Motorola. :)

If you look at their B2C site (motorola.com) and then at their B2B site (motorolasolutions.com), you can see that they take a different approach depending on the market....
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd June 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,086
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Who is doing lead gen for real estate agents? How much volume are you getting?

Thanks for sharing so much in this thread. I was wondering if you knew these Realtors personally ahead of time, or did you just start contacting people of interest? If the latter, how did you contact...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,552
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: SeoMoz / Ahrefs / MajesticSeo?

A lot of those "backlinks" probably aren't real. They're just referrer spam.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,776
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: What dimensions the Kindle book's cover should be?

1) You can't upload the .psd files to KDP. Open the files in Photoshop and go to File > Save for Web & Devices. Save it as a .jpg file. This is what you upload to KDP.

2) You don't have to, but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: How Do You Market... Fiction?

Have you visited Writer's Cafe (http://www.kboards.com/index.php/board,60.0.html) at kboards.com? It's a forum for authors (most of them are self-published), and there's a wealth of information over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Economical way to get a phone number?

I've used Toktumi in the past, and the sound quality was crystal clear. They are now called Line2, and they have a free plan available that includes a local number, voice mail, a mobile app, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Search for local ebay auctions?

You can also use the "Advanced" search feature, where you can choose items that are within a certain distance from the city of your choice. You can also select "Local pickup" under "Shipping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Is there a way to bundle Kindle books to sell as a package?

There's no "bundle" option in KDP, so if you want to sell multiple books for one price, then you have to create a single file that contains all of the books in question. (It's basically one big book.)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Ebay store in the USA for me living in France

You should sign up for eBay in your country (ebay.fr). When you list your items, they will still be searchable on ebay.com (USA), as long as your title and description are in English, and you...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 9th June 2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3,920
Views: 155,892
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,495
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Short Stories Banned on the Kindle?

I agree.

"...brevity is the soul of wit." ~Shakespeare (Hamlet)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,232
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Neat Little Method For Keyword Research For Kindle/Amazon

It's not just you. Amazon has apparently done away with the tags:

Amazon.com: Customer Discussions: What happened to the tags?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Funniest thing ever... I was searching for amazon products and...

I believe that they're actually increasing their market by targeting men. A lot products such as these are perceived to be for women only (including hand and body lotions), and men who are insecure...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Why My money Was Turned Down

If you're concerned about giving out your home phone number, then you can just get a call forwarding type of number so that third parties won't know your real number. There are many companies that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Removing Blacklisted Domain Status

The type of "blacklisting" that the OP is talking about has to do with IP addresses that have been used for spamming, etc. This is a common occurrence when using "shared hosting" because your site is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: BlueSnap (Plimus) REJECTED my Real Estate Investing product?

You could turn your course into a book (paperback and digital) and self-publish it on Amazon/CreateSpace. If the course has videos, you can create DVDs as well (using CreateSpace). Anything that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Craigslist Ads Analytics?

I would use an image in your ad as freeadstime suggested. Make sure the image is hosted on your site. If you use a third-party tracker, there's always a risk of having them see your data. Since...
Forum: Programming 30th November 2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Seeking an app developer with experience in the Kindle publisher's API

You're most welcome, Laura. :D

Good luck with your projects.
Forum: Programming 29th November 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Seeking an app developer with experience in the Kindle publisher's API

You're welcome. :)

If you're looking for an API that will allow you to publish books to the Kindle Store directly from your computer or a third-party site such as your own, then you won't find it...
Forum: Programming 28th November 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Seeking an app developer with experience in the Kindle publisher's API

To my knowledge, there's no API for Kindle publishing, unless you're looking to sell apps, which you've stated that you're not. What exactly are you trying to accomplish, if I may ask?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Marketers emailing their list with links back to their blogs every day, have they got it wrong?

I can think of a few reasons that people are doing this. One is that spam filters have gotten ridiculous over the past few years, and it's challenging to craft an email message on the topic of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th May 2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,485
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Half million views in 2 days .... interesting :-/

He probably meant/said "XML-RPC" traffic, which is just using pinging services such as pingomatic, etc. However, that's a lot of traffic to get via pinging alone, so it was probably a combination of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Can We Use Similar Privacy Policy & Terms of Use Pages With Googles Panda Update!

Same here. I even go so far as to create images of these policies so that the text can't be searched for.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,225
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Amazon affiliates in banned states

They may have set up legal entities in states that aren't banned as previously mentioned, or they might be renting/selling links on their blogs for other Amazon affiliates.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,098
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Starting To Be Legit..How To Start An LLC?

Even if you file the documents with the appropriate state on your own to save money, you still need to have a registered agent, which typically costs about $100 per year.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,378
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: A TRUE online business success story!

You still haven't addressed how you get data "directly from the credit bureaus" and at "NO upfront cost." In order to pull "directly" from the credit bureaus, you likely need to be a legitimate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Getting Odd Orders on Fiverr. Any Ideas?

Maybe your customer is doing an experiment to see the effect of a backlink blast without risking his own sites. However, since the sites that you're saying he wants to link to are authority sites, I...
Forum: Programming 29th September 2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Amazon price link

I'm assuming that you'd like to show the current price, as opposed to a static, hard-coded price. If that's the case, then you'll need to go spelunking in the Amazon Product Advertising API...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 28,172
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: This is How I Make Quick Cash when I Need It

Dog/cat sitting is a great idea and has turned out to be quite lucrative for me. As I type this post, I'm at the home of one of my neighbors taking care of their dog and cat. I never intended to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,351
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: How and when did you make your first profit online?

I have a story similar to that of NiallR's...My first profit online came in 2002 when I promoted a product called "Millionaire at 31 on the Internet" by Stephan Ducharme. I had doubts about the whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Don't Be Quick to Say the Mobile Will Grow Exponentially

No, that's not at all what I was saying. Even if I believe that something is going to be the next big thing, my choosing not to enter that market doesn't negate my belief that it will be the next big...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Don't Be Quick to Say the Mobile Will Grow Exponentially

In a word, no. I prefer to enter evergreen markets rather than chase trends (or get in front of them, however you want to look at it). One might argue that a currently trendy market could eventually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Don't Be Quick to Say the Mobile Will Grow Exponentially

...says the guy who is selling a "Mobile Business in a Box."

A phone with Internet browsing capabilities might be convenient for some purposes (finding a restaurant in an unfamiliar part of town),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,462
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Guerilla Marketing, Bookstore Style

This method has been around for a long time and seems to be a favorite among MLM people, as I've seen many such cards over the years while browsing the business books at Borders, etc. To see one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Need Info - Amazon Disallow the Use of Trademark Words In Url?

You can use a trademarked term in your URL, but it can't be in the domain name.

For example:

sonyvaiolaptop.com = unacceptable
mylaptopsite.com/sony-vaio-laptop = acceptable
Forum: Website Design 10th June 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,334
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: adding WWW in front of my domain

If you're using Wordpress, it's odd that there's nothing in the .htaccess file. Maybe the file isn't currently writable?

In any event, I would just try creating a new one using Notepad (be sure to...
Forum: Programming 10th June 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: In what language was market Samurai written??

It was done using Adobe Air, so my guess is that it was written in Java.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 16,151
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Is something up with Google Panda lately?

I'm glad you posted this, as it made me go check the ranking of one site I have that was #3 in Google for almost a year before it dropped to page 3 when Panda hit. I was about ready to abandon it,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: 12-Week Fixed Term Membership vs One-off Delivery

Candace,

AutoResponse Plus has a feature where you can allow the email recipient to request the next message in the sequence immediately (and automatically), rather than have him or her wait for...
Forum: Website Design 27th May 2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Oddball Bold Text

It looks like the default font weight for a <th> tag is bold, just as it is for <h1>. If you don't want the bold text, you can either get rid of the <th> tags or override the default property using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: "The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You”

I saw this guy's presentation on TED (http://www.ted.com/talks/eli_pariser_beware_online_filter_bubbles.html) a day or two ago, and it was disturbing to say the least.

One small thing you can do...
Forum: Programming 27th May 2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: anyone know what types of applications Scrapebox, Xrumer are? desktop apps? web apps?

They're desktop applications. Just because a software program accesses the Internet, that does not make it a web application. If you're going to be developing software for Windows, then I suggest...
Forum: Website Design 27th May 2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Oddball Bold Text

I use DW CS5 as well, and I just tried inserting a table (normally I hand-code them), and it doesn't insert any <th> tags, so I'm not sure where they're coming from in your case. Is DW adding any CSS...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Software to manage outsourcers and outsourced projects

Service brokering appears to be a popular topic for WSOs, and a lot of people are interested in this business model, but I question how many of them are actually involved in it. I've looked into it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Software to manage outsourcers and outsourced projects

In my opinion, this type of software (or a web application) would be very useful to people who are doing "service brokering" as a business, where they're involved in several markets (video/audio...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,537
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Why Do Most Internet Marketers Use Paypal Exclusively

A lot of marketers stick with PayPal because of its huge market share, which carries with it a level of "trust" that their competitors don't really have as of right now. Another issue is that PayPal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Software to manage outsourcers and outsourced projects

There's certainly a demand for this type of software. However, I think you'd need to create something that's highly customizable because everybody's business is different. For example, a software...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: How In The Heck Do You make Re-Brandable PDFs

You can use a software program such as ViralPDF.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,742
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Verify credit card at eBay

You might even be able to use a Mastercard/Visa/Amex gift card, which you can buy at a grocery or drug store, usually in denominations of $25, $50, $100. This avoids the hassles of having a prepaid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Can you take the week off and not worry about your business?

You can start by reading Build a Business, Not a Job (http://www.mauimastermind.com/page/custom/freebook) (opt-in required, but it's worth it). ;)
Forum: Programming 12th May 2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: A web scraper for the earnings of affiliate networks?

The best resource that I know of for learning how to code scrapers is a book called Webbots, Spiders, and Screen Scrapers (http://nostarch.com/webbots.htm).

You will definitely need server-side...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Auto Close Google Images

The WP plugin does the same thing -- it inserts frame busting code into your pages. You can either use the plugin or add your own javascript to the <head> area of your site's "Main Page" (index.php)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Auto Close Google Images

You can't do that because you have no control over the code on Google's site, but what you can do instead is use a javascript frame buster so that services like Google/Bing/Yahoo Images can't frame...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Google messing with [external] keyword tool again

I noticed this as well, and a few times when I tried to click on "Local Monthly Searches" to sort the values, I was prompted to login to my AdWords account. There was no pop-up, it just redirected me...
Forum: Website Design 29th April 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By RemingtonSteele
Re: Any good web design/marketplace forums? (no DP)

SitePoint is huge: http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/

There's also NetBuilders, but it's a pretty small community: http://www.netbuilders.org/
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