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Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd January 2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By seamusb
Not sure bout this -need some WordPress reviewers...

Hi guys - hope this is OK, not sure where it should go... I need some blunt feedback on a WordPress related ebook. Anyone interested in being a guinea pig, give me a PM.

Regards

Seamus
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By seamusb
Re: Second WP Site in a Sub Folder

I have used exactly this setup in a few places.
It works fine to use the same Google Analytics code in both sites.
You will probably have to treat the xml sitemaps as two different systems though....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,182
Posted By seamusb
Re: Be aware of Ammy "phone calls"

I am from Ireland and I also got one of these phone calls.

I managed to keep her on the phone for about thirty minutes. I pretended that her instructions had wiped my computer and I actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By seamusb
Re: Promoting Webinar W/Small List, Traffic etc.

You say you have a niche - is there a forum, blog or even a magazine where you can take out an advert? It might be easier to focus and measure return on investment than using more widespread...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By seamusb
Re: Wordpress Quick Quote

This sounds easy enough to program, even just in client side javascript, but the hard part might be the actual data to figure out the costs. You would need to understand the cost base involved in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By seamusb
A quick productivity tip!

So you are going into a marathon product creation session and you want to avoid distractions.

Here's what I do:


Sign into my free account at GroveShark - Grooveshark - Listen to Free Music...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,325
Posted By seamusb
Re: You screwed up bigtime. Congratulations.

Sorry Steve - please tell me what mistakes should I make first? :D

(runs and hides)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By seamusb
Re: protecting my wp installation from being hacked

At the risk of self promotion, I have a free online checklist that will help you deal with this:

The Ultimate WordPress Setup Checklist (http://www.wpmentor.net/)

Just start at step 27 and move...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By seamusb
Re: Should I Go For It?

Hi Garret

I have done it and paid for it in blood, sweat and tears.
I do not regret it for one moment. I learned to think on my feet.
But I would not advise anyone to give up their day job...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By seamusb
Re: A silly Wordpress question.....

All the WordPress related files should be on the server.
You should back them up and take them off line.
You should also change the password and/or remove the account that your designer was using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By seamusb
Re: Why So Many People Fail Online?

Agreed! Lack of persistence.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,778
Posted By seamusb
Re: 19 year old has earned $1.2 million, and expects well over $2million in revenue

There are quite a few people in this thread who seem to think we should be automatically impressed when a young man sets up a business with his father's dosh. Er, no.

If you look at my earlier...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,778
Posted By seamusb
Re: 19 year old has earned $1.2 million, and expects well over $2million in revenue

I have quite strong opinions on this.

So, my controversial opinion (and note only MY opinion, there are others!)

I have no resentment or chip on my shoulder - I am sure he is a great guy and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,012
Posted By seamusb
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

A Thread Summary

I am putting this here as I won't post in this thread again.

This thread was started to talk about WSOs. Some of my WSOs have been complete flops, even if I thought the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Oh dear Matt - Let's not fight. No ad hominem attacks here.
You do have more hair than me and I wear glasses, you cannot attack a man wearing glasses.

Yeah but I screwed up on the sig though!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Thanks Keith - I think you missed the bit about me being ironic.
My WSO only sucks compared because it do not guarantee $40,000,000.00 for doing nothing.
It seems that you can make money with WSOs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Jill - I have been in this game a long time - SEO, coding - love 'em.

I was the one writing about "an almost pathological level of persistence" in another thread. I don't back down easily.

But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Ah, Jill. I will tell you what - It is lovely, concerned people like you that keep me coming back to this forum. How sweet you are to take time to give me advice. I appreciate it.

The SEO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

The WSO sucks because it has no offer of money.
I also have a heavy sense of irony.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Ah, I am going to bypass all the complicated stuff and tell the truth on this one.

My WSO does suck, but that's OK.

I have bumped it one more time for a laugh.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Yes, it says "This WSO sucks" at the moment and it is on page 3.
The equivalent of the WSO dumpster :)
We will see what happens.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
Re: The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Ha! well spotted :) This post was not just about that WSO though.
This title was just an experiment. I experimented with some more pragmatic descriptive titles and they were no better.

It could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,230
Posted By seamusb
The ever decreasing window on WSOs...

Hi all

It seems WSOs used to be much easier. Just wondering if anyone else noticed this.

WSOs have always been competitive - I have only done a couple with varying degrees of success (mea cupla...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,012
Posted By seamusb
Re: Do you REALLY want to know the secret to online success? You may not like it.

Well this is something I came up with myself - Just remember you heard it here first :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,012
Posted By seamusb
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,012
Posted By seamusb
Do you REALLY want to know the secret to online success? You may not like it.

This one is for all the newbies from a battle hardened old timer.

OK - you want to know the REAL secret to online success.

What if I said it is none of the following?


Technical knowledge...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By seamusb
Re: How would you do it?

You could divide the ebook in two and give away some information and then charge for more advanced stuff and use the video as a way of increasing the value perception/price. Freemium anyone?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By seamusb
Re: Wordpress Post

This might help -

Ultimate Guide to WordPress SEO – Optimized Titles (http://www.nathanrice.net/blog/ultimate-guide-to-wordpress-seo-optimized-titles/)

It explains how WordPress posts titles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,323
Posted By seamusb
Re: I bought my first WSO and made $8,614!

Here here. You need shovels when digging gold, not a Gold Digging System (TM).

Tools it is.
Forum: Programming 19th July 2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,266
Posted By seamusb
Re: which is best PHP or Java ?

The answer to this question is - it depends.

PHP is great for web development and quick scripts. It has plenty of available open source code (including my beloved WordPress) and is easy to learn....
Forum: Programming 19th July 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By seamusb
Re: Wordpress site now has " /> symbols at top of page

Just wondering did you perhaps you miss this yesterday?
Did you run an upgrade since? That could have caused an issue.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By seamusb
Re: Domain Mapping in Wordpress vs. Single Installs

Hi Trivium - I considered this myself as I manage my own network of single install WordPress blogs. After reading the article below I reconsidered:

Migrating Multiple Blogs into WordPress 3.0...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th May 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,494
Posted By seamusb
Re: Why All WSO's Will Fail You

I never thought I see Antero or Robert Anton Wilson in a thread about WSOs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By seamusb
Re: Wordpress Question

Look at how ChrisG does it at chrisg.com

He publishes all his posts to his email list (as far as I tell) and also publishes other messages ONLY to his list.

Your blog becomes a broadcasting...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th May 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,238
Posted By seamusb
Re: Who's joining me for some drinks at the Warrior Event?

Anybody got the loan of a boat?
I might make it across the Atlantic by drinking time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,433
Posted By seamusb
Re: Buying Existing Sites for Cashflow - Your Thoughts?

This can work out very well, but you must, must, must do due diligence on any figures supplied for the websites you are buying. Also look out for things the issues that the owners have forgotten to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,499
Posted By seamusb
Re: Why Google will Fail

Don't forget, Google is a company of engineers. Hence, it is more like a huge machine than a standard company. Ultra efficient but not very, ah, personable.

I don't see Google dying out but I do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By seamusb
Re: Publicity for Blog?

How about a humorous free guide to dating? Or a free quiz to find out what sort of date you are? These kinds of things do really well on reddit and other social bookmarking websites. They can be done...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By seamusb
Re: Ezine Approval Time, Less than One Day!

It's an ill wind that blows no one some good :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th May 2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By seamusb
Re: How many IM's to change a light bulb?

The answer is four:

One to outsource the lighting of the bulb to the Phillipines.
One to provide a testimonial for how "awesome" the lighting of the bulb will be.
One to launch an affiliate site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By seamusb
Re: What happened to my programmer?

This is a question that gets asked quite a bit in the software industry too.
The distinction is often made between a "programmer" and a "developer".

Quoting from a very interesting discussion on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By seamusb
Free logo for your website, anyone?

Hi all - you might be interested to know that there is a new Irish web business called Tweak.com* offering free logos for your website:

Customize Logo (http://www.tweak.com/customizeLogo.htm)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By seamusb
Re: eBook Security, Encription and Anti-Piracy...

DO USE - E-Junkie - great service

DON'T USE - PDF passwords (annoys your users and is actually not secure anyway)
DON'T USE - .exe Ebooks (only works on Windows and won't get past some anti-virus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By seamusb
How To Use the “Seven Deadly Sins” to Turn Visitors into Customers

The devil has all the best marketing ploys:

How To Use the “Seven Deadly Sins” to Turn Visitors into Customers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 674
Posted By seamusb
Re: If I were to get ONE COURSE/TRAINING on IM which do I get??

Hi

Actually I am working on a product that concentrates on where each of the IM skills fits into an online business. PM me if you are interested in being a (free entry!) guinea pig. The launch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 941
Posted By seamusb
What Google really thinks of affiliates

Perry Marshall give quite a lot away in this piece :eek:

What Google really thinks of affiliates (Guest Blog) (http://www.perrymarshall.com/13538/what-google-thinks-of-affiliates/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By seamusb
Membership site preference: one big lump or small drips??

A question for the new internet marketers on the forum and also any experienced membership site owners - given a choice would you prefer a membership site which gave you access to all available...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,292
Posted By seamusb
Re: Domain access without www, is it ok?

This will help:

Free .htaccess Redirect Generator (http://www.htaccessredirect.net/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,464
Posted By seamusb
Re: Censorship on the Warrior Forum

I think some people forget that this forum is run as private property, just the same way that most internet properties are. This is not a 'public' site (whatever that might mean). The owners of this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By seamusb
Re: How to protect your pdf?

My advice is don't bother unless there is some very specific business reason (privacy perhaps). Ultimately a password will just irritate your users and from a security point of view the password...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By seamusb
Re: Domain name question for the SEO experts

If you take down the original page then you will not face any duplicate content penalty.

Alternatively, grab the new domain and see if you can get it ranking with some new content. Then you could...
Forum: Mind Warriors 19th May 2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,040
Posted By seamusb
Re: What Quote do You Live By?

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”

Marcus Aurelius
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By seamusb
Form Design Increases Conversion 25-40%

Thought this might be interesting for the forum...

Form design can increase conversion up to 40%!!

LukeW | "Mad Libs" Style Form Increases Conversion 25-40%...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By seamusb
Re: Best Amazon Wordpress Plugin

There is a list here:

WordPress › WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/search.php?q=amazon)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By seamusb
Re: The Only Wordpress Plugin You'll Ever Need

Another plugin that should be considered is one that actually save you time at the beginning (about 20 mins)...

WordPress › SEO Automatic WP_CORE_TWEAKS WordPress Plugins...
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