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Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th March 2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,443
Posted By Alast
Re: What should I do?

Hmm... I'm really not sure what either of us did wrong there. I appreciate your advice and had no intentions on coming across as negative.

I think you've painted some picture of me - presuming I'm...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,849
Posted By Alast
Re: No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

Besides this post being ludicrous, I want to address this point in particular, because it seems to be the one point repeated by religious folks over and over.

Instead, I want to counter your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,087
Posted By Alast
Re: No Valentine for me :(

http://starecat.com/content/wp-content/uploads/four-years-ago-i-asked-out-the-girl-of-my-dreams-today-i-asked-her-to-marry-me-she-said-no-both-times.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th February 2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 975
Posted By Alast
Re: ɪntə'næʃənəl fə'nɛtɪk əsoʊsi'eɪʃn - International Phonetic Association

I assumed this was spam by the title, so didn't even click it when I first saw it.. :smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,071
Posted By Alast
Re: What holds people back online?

Lack of skills and direction.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Alast
Re: Learning hint for newbies and those who don't get answers to their questions!

Don't ask "how can I make money online" whilst having a link in your signature saying "Make $100/day guaranteed NOW!"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,397
Posted By Alast
Re: At last I'm making money online.

Seriously? You'd prefer someone sharing "success" in a niche they evidently have no clue about (rich coming from me, I know) opposed to someone genuinely wanting to learn more about internet...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th February 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,849
Posted By Alast
Re: No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

I'm sorry for chiming in uninvited - and I have no intentions in sparking any form of argument. But I couldn't disagree more with this. In fact, the first commandment is "You shall have no other gods...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By Alast
Re: I can't get it to work...

The niche I'm thinking about entering is something I think I'd like to learn about. It's one of the most interesting areas for me to learn about, given my interests and skills. I think it'd also just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By Alast
Re: I can't get it to work...

I just thought I'd update this, for the added pressure, and to push myself.

I'm going to have another crack at it in a new niche. The niche I'm thinking of is one I realise I do in fact have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Alast
Re: Does adblock stop your opt-in form from showing?

Use the HTML version of the form - it works fine for me. :o
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th January 2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By Alast
Re: RIP Ernest Borgnine

A little late?? :smilies_confused:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th January 2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 682
Posted By Alast
A driver's education video for the real world we live in..

Even though it's on the wrong side of the road, it's worth the watch.

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=10155105393510112
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th January 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Alast
Re: Advice needed before I begin

If you're starting out, avoid Hostgator. Here's a quote from Alexa which should summarize (even if out of context) why it's not good to use:



I will admit: I still use Hostgator. Only because I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By Alast
Re: Turn sewage sludge into drinkable water and electricity

I found the satirical comments rather amusing. My personal favorite:



:smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd January 2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Alast
Re: What are You Doing over the Christmas Break?

Indeed. The fire which was posted earlier is now slowing down.

http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/custom/criimson/1085337.html

It's still bad news in other areas in SA. :( :eek:

We're below 20 degrees...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd January 2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By Alast
Re: What are You Doing over the Christmas Break?

http://puu.sh/dY1dN/2394daf309.jpg

This is the view from my house of the fire(s). :eek:

We got 40 degree weather with 55km winds, I believe.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd January 2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By Alast
Re: Weird Al is Brilliant

"Weird Al" Yankovic - Word Crimes - YouTube

My favorite (tied with many others, of course). :smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st January 2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By Alast
Re: It's almost New Years. I've got the Fire Place going. Life is good...

I think this is the only logical reason for this heat. :eek:

If you write a book on these scientific studies, I'll be your first customer!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th December 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Alast
SANTA?!

Santa Claus Caught On Camera! - YouTube

:cool:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st December 2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Alast
Re: Are they REALLY this tame?

Water you talking about?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th December 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Alast
Re: Let Them Have Their Fire Hydrant

OK. You can have that fire hydrant.:)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th December 2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Alast
Progressive Christmas Carols

Progressive Christmas Carols - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th December 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,323
Posted By Alast
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By Alast
Re: Guest Posting Author Bio Photo Doubt

I still haven't given any publications a picture of myself (even though I have considered what Alexa has said - I just haven't gotten around to it). Normally I just say I don't feel comfortable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By Alast
Re: How can I find guest blogs

Just to add to what Alexa has said (excellent advice, as usual):

I've found that most publications respond when I send second and third emails (generally a week or so after the first email has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Alast
Re: A question about article marketing

I suppose the 10+ magazines, the 40+ blogs and numerous newsletters (among other publications) which are publishing my "duplicate" (it's actually syndicated) content all have it wrong??...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Alast
Re: Is Article Syndication More Difficult In Certain Niches?

I'm flattered - even though I didn't achieve anything monetarily (the experience was worth it - and it helped with my learning curve!). I have been tempted to make a second one, but wanted to achieve...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Alast
Re: Is Article Syndication More Difficult In Certain Niches?

I would definitely not consider myself to be "well-seasoned" but I will offer my two cents in regards to what I've learned through my time doing this.. (I'll leave it up to other more experienced...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th November 2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,609
Posted By Alast
Re: When was "the day the music died?"

Sorry, but I think it's unfair to single out one "artist" to justify your inadequacy to appreciate some modern music. I think it's a rather closed minded perception to conclusively make a statement...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th November 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,402
Posted By Alast
Re: Life On Other Planets. Claude's Rant

This could possibly sound very ignorant and uneducated (because it is)... But why does "life on other planets" have to adapt to life as we know it? We evolved to suit our environment, so you are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th October 2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Alast
Re: 20 mysterious ghost photos

Did you press play? :smilies_confused:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th October 2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Alast
Re: 20 mystreious ghost photos

OMG GHOST CAUGHT ON CAMERA!! THIS IS REAL! - Vine - YouTube
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By Alast
Re: Looking for place to start!!!

I don't think this is very good advice at all. Most of the money (if not all, in most cases) is in the list, as it allows for you to build a relationship with your customers. The earlier you start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Alast
Re: My BIGGEST Clickbank Hurdle: Selecting the Product

That's a market, not a niche.

Try these for some inspiration, maybe:

100 cheap hobbies - spend time not money - Free in Ten Years (http://freeintenyears.com/frugal-tips/100-cheap-hobbies/)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Alast
Re: The faint bark

Actually - I disagree. I have three small (indoor) dogs, and as soon as they bark, I know what they're barking at by the tone. If someone's at the door, it's more loud and 'excited', but if someone's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Alast
Re: The faint bark

There's a distinct difference between a bark and the sound of a horn.

I'm actually not sure if you're being serious, or if I misread that. :smilies_confused:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Alast
Re: A baby elephant falls and!?!?!?

If you have the time, I really suggest you watch this video; all of it:

Battle at Kruger - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,225
Posted By Alast
Re: I don't like (HATE!) this (child abuse) ad

I think it's child abuse, because I was one of those children who absolutely hated the torturous first day of school. :smilies_rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,225
Posted By Alast
Re: I don't like (HATE!) this (child abuse) ad

This advertisement could motivate someone who wants to quit, to actually do it, without getting sucked back into the addiction. Although I agree that nobody will quit on the basis of this...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,225
Posted By Alast
Re: I don't like (HATE!) this (child abuse) ad

What would filming him eating a lolly achieve? There is a very strong, and purposeful meaning behind this advertisement.



The issue is, it doesn't really matter what you think. There would...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd September 2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,684
Posted By Alast
What IS irony?

No cheating.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By Alast
Re: Article Writer Recommendations Needed

Unfortunately for you, in most cases, these two terms are mutually exclusive.

Maybe you should consider paying higher amounts for higher quality articles? ;) Within reason, though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 887
Posted By Alast
Re: War Room - Should I join?

Honestly - I'm not sure if the price justifies it for me. I haven't looked in the war room for months, now - and I don't plan to for months to come.

I think it depends on what you want from it....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By Alast
Re: suggest me wher can i invest 500$+(at first )

If it was that easy, wouldn't everyone be doing it and becoming rich??

I really don't know what else to add - other than how barbaric it is for anyone to think there's a simple, straightforward...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th August 2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,052
Posted By Alast
Re: ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos / Education

It's turned into a fad, now. My facebook feed is filled with these videos, and most don't understand what they're doing it for - which is evident when they say things such as "AES" instead of "ALS"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Alast
Re: Video Screen Capture While Scrolling

Have you tried Apowersoft Screen Recorder? It's free and works like a charm.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Alast
Re: Newbie Second Try

I'm sorry, but that is ludicrous. You clearly have no experience (not claiming that I'm a professional in any way) and you think you can jump straight into teaching others how to make money?

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Alast
Re: Newbie Second Try

By taking this advice, you are mostly setting yourself up for disaster.

Firstly, MMO is not a niche, but a market. Secondly, why would you promote these products if you can't make money online...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 14th August 2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 39,906
Posted By Alast
Re: Article Syndication Challenge

Hi Joe,

I have recently started in a new niche, and have sent around 100 emails over the last two weeks. I have had three articles published, but no results yet. I chose not to make a new thread...
Forum: Copywriting 16th July 2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 673
Posted By Alast
Re: Review My Site Please

I like it. Although, if it were me, I would be removing the name requirement for the opt-in. It's unnecessary and a way to lose subscribers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,414
Posted By Alast
Re: Can Anyone Really Make a Living with IM

http://www.warriorforum.com/off-topic-forum/166611-really-possible-make-full-time-living-online.html...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By Alast
Re: How to go about finding an online mentor?

First you need to discover what you want to be mentored for, I think. Article marketing? Paid methods?

The only advice I can really offer is to not only establish what area you want to learn, but...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By Alast
Re: how do you spend you free time as an IM?

http://thematchupszone.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/super-computer-nerd1.jpg

This... this is the life.
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 7th July 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 39,906
Posted By Alast
Re: Article Syndication Challenge

Guys,

My hardrive has crashed and it appears that I have lost all my files, including my emailing websites, to all my software, games, movies, etc. Unfortunately I did not backup my files, which...
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 26th June 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 39,906
Posted By Alast
Re: Article Syndication Challenge

DAY 69
Today I decided to do things a little differently. This means I did most things except for sending new emails.

I have now updated my Autoresponder sequence to 70 days, and will be up to 80...
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