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Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RanD
Re: Generating traffic but not converting, need advice.

If it were a FB ad issue, you wouldn't have so many people adding to cart and attempting to checkout. The traffic seems good, but your site is not converting properly. Also, while the delivery time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By RanD
Re: google site question

I'm not really familiar with how Google Sites work. I imagine that you have little in the way of on page SEO, which could be problematic.

The bigger problem is that it is a site that you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By RanD
Re: Is it legal to guarantee income?

Your answer was here:



If the company is willing to reimburse you if you failed to make money, they could make a guarantee.

The reality is, however, you are not going to see much of that....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By RanD
Re: Clicks but no sales, need some website feedback

The site appears overly focused on wanting people to buy without providing visitors any incentive to do so. You need to provide a good user experience. Stop focusing on what you want visitors to do,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By RanD
Re: Getting Started help & Advice

Good question. While there are some good things to be found there, I think, for a complete beginner, it may be more of a distraction than a help.


I started with affiliate marketing (building...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th March 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

You seem to be getting a little down, so I wanted to add some things.

I know that a few weeks seems like a lot, but it isn't. The things that Google does takes time. Google has different spiders...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th March 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

But this is not the place for that kind of discussion. You have hijacked a thread in the product review forum. If you want to have a debate about the viability of affiliate marketing, take it to the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th March 2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I'm very tired, but I'll give this a shot anyway. :)

You seem to have an incorrect view of what affiliate marketing is. You seem to be confusing sales and marketing. Most of the terms you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I listed 3 people, but I am not going to waste my time looking for the quotes. They are already obvious from previous posts. Figure it out for yourself. Better yet, just grow up. This is a place for...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Prove It

My allegation is false? Just like RiggerSB's comments were full of assumptions...and more?

Which allegation? I made a couple. The fact that you focus on the negative is clear, in the extreme.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Wow! It is clear that you don't read for comprehension. I quoted that very thread in post 239. I left out the more negative parts where you you compared it to Hitler writing a pro Israel essay, and...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th March 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Yes, the Google dance is normal, don't let it worry you. Eventually it will settle down. Getting any visitors at all at this point is a good sign. Congrats. :)

It's funny, back in the day it used...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By RanD
Re: Dating Business vs. Internet Marketing Business

If you are "very good" at the dating thing, stick with it, and expand on it.

About half the newbies that come into Internet marketing try to start out in the Internet marketing niche because they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,589
Posted By RanD
Re: A Blog or website...Which is better?

Sorry, when I initially read the OP I assumed the question meant Wordpress or Static HTML site, but I may be mistaken.

Blog or website can be just design concerns. A blog roll with the last post...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Forgive me for saying, but RuggeroSB's comments were correct. You are complaining about how much there is to learn and how much time and effort it takes on your part. That was not an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By RanD
Re: Converting eZine Articles From English to Russian...

The same rules apply, regardless of the language they are written in. If you are taking someone else's work, it is stealing. Plus, Google already has translators running, and would see that it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By RanD
Re: Are Amazon Reviews to be Trusted?

No, it is easy to game.

The marketer putting out the book can send an email out to his list, friends, family, asking them to buy the book and give it a good review. They can offer a bonus for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,564
Posted By RanD
Re: CONTENT IS KING...But Which Format Rules the Roost?

It definitely depends on the content and the quality of the presentation.

Some things are better in a book. Some thing do work much better in video.

I hate the videos of text scrolling by, even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By RanD
Re: WSOs Are Great I Bought One - Used It And Made Money!

"WSO's are great" is a blanket statement that simply isn't true. A few can be great, some can be good, but a large portion of them are junk. A statement like the on you made could do more harm than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By RanD
Re: Wait, Wait, Wait...I'm doing this wrong?

You were right to consider not giving too much away.

DIY people don't want to pay for finished products, but they have to pay for something. If instructions you provide would save them money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,382
Posted By RanD
Re: Firefox 8.0

Actually version 7 was a huge improvement for me, as far as memory issues go. I always have a lot of tabs and windows open, and FF would quickly slow to a crawl and crash. This stopped happening...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By RanD
Re: Are Non-English Backlinks a Bad thing for English sites?

No backlinks are ever a bad thing. They are either neutral or helpful. You never get negative link juice. Spammy link building strategies will get Google's attention though.

The quality of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th September 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By RanD
Re: Firefox 7 now available

Roboform 7 works with Firefox 7. Roboform 6 does not.

I don't think it looks anything like Chrome, but I have the menu bar and tool bars turned on. It looks pretty much like the same Firefox. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By RanD
Re: Am I been impatient?

No, your list is not your downfall. People constantly say that the money is in the list, but that is a bit misleading. The money is in traffic and conversion. A list gives you the opportunity to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 817
Posted By RanD
Re: Am I been impatient?

The site is not really designed to convert sales. That is the biggest problem. You need to make the site convert the traffic you currently have before worrying about more traffic. Get it to convert,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 836
Posted By RanD
Re: Choosing what you like or what makes money?

Go for what you like, and what can make you money in the process.

Some people can be passionate about anything that makes them money, and find ways to make it work, but most people can't. They try...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,305
Posted By RanD
Re: Selling Garbage as a Business Model

Great post.

And while more of a factor with Amazon being a high profile store, the same principle applies to many other areas.

The same marketers that teach people how to put together fast,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By RanD
Re: Free blogs vs. buying domain...

Well, you said you are targeting long term. It's hard to ay exactly without knowing what your exact strategy is. It seems like a waste to create a lot of content long term for sites you don't own....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,365
Posted By RanD
Re: Post articles to your own site first?

Yes, definitely post your content to your own site first. You want to be the authority for your own content. EZine articles doesn't require it to be unique, you just need to be the original author....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By RanD
Re: Are we allowed to add our clickbank customers to our email list?

It is absolutely fine. Most marketers, and pretty much any businesses, do this. It's your customer database. You are talking about your own products. You should absolutely provide emails with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,119
Posted By RanD
Re: is the IM Work at home bubble about to burst?

Worrying about what may or may not happen in the future is non-productive and self-destructive. Cashcow is right, people will be buying more and more online. The US is already behind many countries...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By RanD
Re: What the Hell is Going on... Sorry for the Obligatory READ THIS Title But Seriously!

Honestly, I think you are spending way to much effort trying to rank an Ezine article. Spend that ranking your own site. Put the article on your own site and backilink that page. All you really care...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,714
Posted By RanD
Re: Profanity in Emails?

It is "nothing". What does it say about him, that he willingly risked offending people on his list, other than he chose not to let others dictate who he is? It certainly says nothing about how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,714
Posted By RanD
Re: Profanity in Emails?

How does use of profanity relate to trust, in any way? They are just words and only have meaning that you, personally, attach to them. If you are offended by a word, it's because you chose to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,022
Posted By RanD
Re: How many of you have yet to make a single dollar online yet?

The nice thing about making that first dollar, is that it proves that it works, and it gets you excited. Then it's just a matter of doing more tweaking, and refining, and doing more of what works.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,772
Posted By RanD
Re: Is there anything that really works???

Anything that promises you thousands of dollars a month on autopilot, with almost no effort is definitely hype, so yeah, don't fall into that trap. Most of the "get on the first page of Google"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By RanD
Re: Changes to Google keyword tool and search box functions?

I just tried it and it showed 100 for me.

I do have Google Instant turned off. I can't imagine that being a factor, but thought I'd mention it, just in case, because....well, it's Google? :D ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By RanD
Re: Changes to Google keyword tool and search box functions?

Scroll down the left hand column. Under "match types" there are check boxes for broad, [exact], and "phrase".

It's actually kind of interesting because you can have it show all of them at once,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By RanD
Re: Cookies?

Well, most affiliate programs tell you how long their cookie lasts. It may very well only be 24 hours for Amazon, since they probably have tens of thousands of affiliates. You can go into your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By RanD
Re: My article has good views but bad sales!

First of all, I was talking specifically about her own website. She is getting clickthroughs to the site, but not making sales, so there may be a problem with the page she is linking to that doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 966
Posted By RanD
Re: Doman Name - With A Dash

Yes, the search engines don't care, nor do people clicking links. Hyphens are fine for many sites.

However, if it's a link you want people to remember and come back to, or that you want to pass...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,111
Posted By RanD
Re: Just reached A New Low

Well, you still have time to work on your studies before June. You just need to set your self some guidlines of when to work on your studies and when to work on your marketing. It may be hard at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,198
Posted By RanD
Re: One Million Dollars A Year!

LOL I like that "Oh...I'm bored.....so I think I'll make a million dollars this year for kicks". :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By RanD
Re: Any Thoughts On What I Should Do With This Website?

You are ranked #2 for a term that has almost 10,000 searches per month. "Vegetarian vitamin" (singular) you are only ranked #10 for, but still, that's on the first page for a phrase that has over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By RanD
Re: Incorporating Internet Marketing Business

It would work exactly the same, provided that you are treating your IM business as a business and not a hobby. Incorporating provides a lot of benefits, but requires a lot more management and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 925
Posted By RanD
Re: Would you become an affiliate for someone who...

I don't think having a reputation is important. All the guru's were unknowns at some point. The most important thing is how good the product is. I would never promote something that I had not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,512
Posted By RanD
Re: Laptop Advice! Which one shall i get?

I'm going to have to disagree with this. I bought a Macbook Pro a couple of years ago based on a thread here, and I have come to regret it. I guess it depends on what you do. If you are mostly just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By RanD
Re: Are you supposed to use HTML tags for your article resource box?

I would suggest, that if you can use HTML to create the links in your Resource box, that you should use it. Ideally, you don't just want the links, but links with keyword anchor text.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By RanD
Re: Need Help Putting Image On Desktop

Depending on your browser, you can right click and select save file as, or save image as. This will not save it as a picture on your desktop, but it will give you a local copy to open or work with. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,327
Posted By RanD
Re: OMFG!! - I just did it.....

Congratulations!

I can relate. As I neared the end of my 2 week notice at my last job, my boss commented on how happy I had looked over the past 2 weeks. I know that it felt like a weight had been...
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