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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 70,365
Posted By Spyder77
re: "DoFollow" or Not?

If you've been led to believe it is a "waste of time" to post a comment on a blog/website that is No Follow, then you have been misled. These links, while not as useful as a Do Follow link, are far...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd August 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 977
Posted By Spyder77
Re: My GF has ALOT of time on her hands - What job should I give her next?? ;-)

If she's already able to write good content - more than you require - why not roll with that and post her services in the Warriors for Hire section, where she can outsource to others for $$$?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 527
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Very confused about article submission sites

The point to submitting an article to an article directory is similar (and complimentary) to creating an informative article on your website. You do this on your website to establish authority, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd August 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Spyder77
Re: noindex, nofollow to WP pages

I use Platinum SEO to do that for my "about" pages and a few others that I don't wish to have crawled. And even though it runs counter to intuition, its better to leave disclaimer and privacy pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th August 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Does extension matter?

The more relevant question is does the TLD fit with the site itself? Example: .org is associated with "organization" and if you have a .org that has absolutely nothing to do with any kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,392
Posted By Spyder77
Re: It Starts ... Google+ Members Banned From All Google Services

That is the reality of it. Its been going on for years. The last bastion of privacy is one's home, and its only a matter of time before that disappears as well. If you have any kind of presence on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,607
Posted By Spyder77
Re: The Conservative Old School & Their Fading Paradigm

This isn't chess. You've made your opening move. The "conservative old school" has replied. We've waited on your next move to explain what that is. Instead you keep touching the piece without ever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,006
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Sex Still Wins

He won't be. The reasons are due to the way males and females are hard-wired. 3rd wave feminists look to brush aside everything learned about exactly how this is so in social and evolutionary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By Spyder77
Re: 30 G+ Invites to Give Away to Other Warriors

The invite is to G+. There is a very active social community made of other Warriors within G+. I follow their TOS. What anyone does with their invite is up to them, but my advice:

Use a real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By Spyder77
30 G+ Invites to Give Away to Other Warriors

As the title says, I'm giving away 30 of mine to WF members to return the same kind of favour another Warrior gave me with my invite to G+

To get the invite there is only one criteria: you must be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,970
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Is It Just Me Or Do Most WSO'S Seem To Be Junk These Days?

Point well taken Richard, and a case of my reacting with a nuke where a tactical missile would be in my best interest. Your suggestions are good ones and they come back to doing due diligence before...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,970
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Is It Just Me Or Do Most WSO'S Seem To Be Junk These Days?

Your reply is fair enough and I can see your point of view. What turned me off was this idea that sprung up - based on one WSO's post about being pissed off because one person asked for his money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,392
Posted By Spyder77
Re: It Starts ... Google+ Members Banned From All Google Services

Because FB has one major venture: FB. Google has its hands in so many pies that I'm surprised they haven't simply bought them out. The reason they haven't is they don't need to: FB won't die, it'll...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th July 2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,970
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Is It Just Me Or Do Most WSO'S Seem To Be Junk These Days?

50% true.

There was a thread recently from a WSO seller who was very PO'd off that someone requested a refund on his $7 WSO within a couple minutes of downloading it. This created a thread full of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Spyder77
Re: banned domain - expired - bought

I don't think Google is going to penalize you because G can tell who owns what. Just like you don't get the page rank of an expired domain, it wouldn't make any sense to inherit its ban. You inherit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,006
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Sex Still Wins

Neither. I spent 4 years in university learning about human behaviour and 2 years applying that knowledge in addictions and substance abuse treatment.

You're an exception, but its faulty reasoning...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,312
Posted By Spyder77
Re: LOL @ Checking Out IM "Gurus" Houses On Google Earth!

Derek, the only truth in this is in the extreme examples. No, you won't find Bill Gates living in a slum, nor will you find someone getting by on 15k a year living in a McMansion. But generalizing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,312
Posted By Spyder77
Re: LOL @ Checking Out IM "Gurus" Houses On Google Earth!

I use WHOIS GUARD on the domains I buy from Name Cheap. I'm in the process of moving and my address is changing to a P.O. Box because there's no other mail delivery there (small town). Its not a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,100
Posted By Spyder77
Re: why everybody says creating a list is very important?

Chris, I'm not really following your reason here - and the comparison to health care niches is a fallacy as the comparison is false.

You can create an opt-in for any niche. The example with a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st July 2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,312
Posted By Spyder77
Re: LOL @ Checking Out IM "Gurus" Houses On Google Earth!

Fair enough, I'm okay to leave it there. I haven't ventured into Past Life Regression to know whether you pissed in my Wheaties in a former life or not, but if I ever explore it and get into that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Spyder77
3,334 No strings attached Web Directories

Stumbled on this and thought I'd share it. What it is:

"A list of free general directories. These sites accept general submissions from English language sites. This category is reserved for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th July 2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 835
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Looking For Guarantees?...Go Get A Job

Bekah,

My original response to your post was pretty brief. My first response also drew a lot of fire from directions I hadn't foreseen it coming from. Steven provided his response where he...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th July 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 835
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Looking For Guarantees?...Go Get A Job

I guess you kind of have to be able to follow the visual train of thought that it was framed around: his writing skill is his product; the post is about a customer making (what is apparently) the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th July 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 835
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Looking For Guarantees?...Go Get A Job

Respect is earned. I don't give it based on someone's post count, or how great other people think they are.

-Spyder
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th July 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 835
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Looking For Guarantees?...Go Get A Job

Editor take the day off today? Or has it become fashionable to lead with the word "so" when one is writing something other than a cartoon?

You don't capitalize after using a colon. "Guarantees" in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,754
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Eban Pagan's model - Offer Top content Free...then sell the product - Who does this model ?

The beauty of the technique is that there's nothing truly new in how it works (its been around long before it was ever studied and refined), and knowing the technique doesn't invalidate the social...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Shall I sell it and move on, or work it?

Programming is not my strength :) I'd actually ask that in one of the programming related sub-forums, as some of the more technically oriented Warriors there may be able to at least point you in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By Spyder77
Re: This place is great but.....

Those are the types of excuses and justifications that will keep you on the sidelines until something else catches your interest and you forget IM and move onto it. Which is why I call it time wasted...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th July 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By Spyder77
Re: The Kind Of Stuff Money Just Can't Buy

That's where the irony comes in. Juxtapose Steven's post up top with this gem from yesterday, in response to someone seeking a mentor:



As a self-proclaimed Content & Copy Writing Wiz, Steven...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 908
Posted By Spyder77
Re: This place is great but.....

In spurts. I usually begin and end my IM day here, but mostly limit it to a few threads or posts. And I use it more at the end of the day then at the start, when I keep it short and limit my time to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Shall I sell it and move on, or work it?

You do a pretty good job here of summing up the site's key strength - the disconnect I see is that it isn't reflected on the homepage. You leave that to a single tab at the top with nothing to draw...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Is article marketing going down the drain?

I think I see at least one of these 'article marketing is dead' flavour threads every other day. Fortunately I put about as much stock in it as I did the Y2K hysteria over the global digital meltdown...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Banned while creating Blog comment backlinks

Simple rule of thumb I follow for blog commenting. I use my first name + from (or at) the anchor to my site, and I enter the same website name in the website field. In the body I make sure to provide...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Wordpress Blogger : Your Blog In Danger !

His subject line is accurate enough, although the danger lies in the fact that you're handing all the keys to your business to Blogger: platform software, host, and domain.

Not a good model for a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th July 2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,431
Posted By Spyder77
Re: HELLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO PEOPLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

First school I've heard of that lets you double major in the same subject ;)

Would have made my B.A. easier to attain if I could have gone that route instead of having to pick a minor that I wound...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,094
Posted By Spyder77
Re: "Does My Fake Screenshot Look Convincing?"

I can deal with the fake because there is so much of it there. Harder to deal with are the sales pages that I have to scroll until the end of time (which in reality means my hitting the back button...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th July 2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 933
Posted By Spyder77
Re: What Freaks Me Out About Forums...

Your stats are about right. When I studied Behavioral Pharmacology Prozac was the new "in" drug and it was somewhat controversial because some equated it to the biochemical equivalent to plastic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Am I getting the noob disease?

I'm even newer ;). I think I'm about to hit the one month mark. I haven't paid anyone to do anything. I've caught a few breaks (though I think you make your own luck), had one major setback not even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,105
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Why I Hate IM

Maybe I'm lucky there. I'm an insomniac who often goes on little sleep, and I usually need to be completely exhausted (mentally and physically) before I do. And that was long before I started this....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,191
Posted By Spyder77
Re: WordPress So Popular with IM

Both are good points, though I hope you don't lump all WP users into #1 (the way you word it suggests you don't). I've noticed the same thing you talk about in that point too. I've never had a sig...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,016
Posted By Spyder77
Re: So what no critisms of WF allowed?

Nominated for most ironic post of the day.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th July 2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Any of you guys play chess?

Long time player, and though haven't been active the past couple years, I still keep the same online account I started playing online in '95 with the Free Internet Chess Server (FICS).

It doesn't...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,635
Posted By Spyder77
Re: I WANT TO QUIT IM, NEVER CAME BACK

Absolutely. I think my first post in this thread was #2 in it, and I quoted in my reply the pretty harsh reply above mine - that contained a grain of truth but which I wanted to soften with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd July 2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,635
Posted By Spyder77
Re: I WANT TO QUIT IM, NEVER CAME BACK

I prefer to swim with the sharks and take whatever criticism comes then never say a word out of fear of criticism. Criticism can be good. It can be motivating. It can put things out you've otherwise...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd July 2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,635
Posted By Spyder77
Re: I WANT TO QUIT IM, NEVER CAME BACK

Old school tough love :D

Harsh but true. No surer recipe for failure than admitting defeat and simply laying blame everywhere it can be put - save for one particular place.

Clearly you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,362
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Is it right to take articles from other sites and just rewrite them ?

Having a hard time deciding whether I'm more amused, or annoyed, in reading this tripe from someone going by the handle of "Content Writer." On the flip side, if I'm ever short on ideas for things to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th June 2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By Spyder77
Re: De-indexed!?

No worries Alexa, if that's the reason it would be a big relief as its easy to avoid doing that again. Also, the site is only 11 days old and I learned enough in those 11 days that starting over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,238
Posted By Spyder77
Re: There are Scammers Among Us

Its not correct, no. Correct would be "inside and outside."

Hope that does your head out ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th June 2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,238
Posted By Spyder77
Re: There are Scammers Among Us

If you've seen the Wallstreet movie, he has chosen his nick well then. ;)

This is cool what you're saying here, as now you're speaking to me in a way that relates your point as a well explained...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,087
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Warriors linking to their sites in sig...

I did mention that was a distinct possibility ;) And you're right, I was over-analyzing it, and after reading this I've decided to jump off the fence and just do it :p
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By Spyder77
Re: Big site vs many small ones which is more effective?

Just before finding this forum, I read an article on John's Chow's blog where he compared the merits of many small sites versus one big one. He sided heavily in favor of the single big site.

He...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By Spyder77
Free tools for new IMers

Disclaimer: I am not in the IM or SEO niche and have no affiliation with any of these tools. They're stuff I've found along the way, here and elsewhere, and are my own personal "best of the web" that...
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