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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,805
Posted By cindybidar
Re: What are the best plugins for membership sites?

I have several clients using a combination of WordPress, Digital Access Pass, and S3 Media Vault (also by the creators of DAP). Throw in Optimize Press and you've got a pretty snazzy looking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By cindybidar
Re: CAN ANYONE UNDERSTAND AND EXPLAIN THIS?

Does the number of clicks seem reasonable compared to the number of visitors your site has? Are you using a script of some kind to pull the listings from Amazon?

I ask because a couple of years...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,965
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Were You Scared to First Post in the Warrior Forum?

I remember being far too intimidated to post for several weeks, probably due to the number of people that hang out here. But I think that's a GOOD thing. There's something to be said for lurking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Kind of a silly recommendation request...

We're strictly low-tech here (and cheap), so we just use inexpensive cutting boards we picked up at Big Lots for like $3. They're a perfect fit for a 17" laptop, and they keep the fan opening on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Fun with video... sales letters with video that interacts with the page

That second one is the best use of "walk on" video I've ever seen. Beats the hell out of the business-type actor that walks on and starts talking about their awesome product. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,089
Posted By cindybidar
Re: From Word Doc to Wordpress or Blogger

Fair enough. :)



Mine vanished one day, too! Absolutely no reason, and the tab was still there, just all the buttons were missing. Weird.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,089
Posted By cindybidar
Re: From Word Doc to Wordpress or Blogger

It's a neat function, but it makes a mess of the code, IMO. Rather than letting WordPress handle the formatting according to your internal stylesheet, it overrides those settings and uses <span> tags...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By cindybidar
Re: what will I do with my site??

I'm curious why you bought it without knowing what you intended to do with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,222
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Is This Possible And Problem-free?

My husband travels in Morocco (a non-PayPal country) from time to time, so I called PayPal about this. They claim it's not a problem. However, if you read their forums, you'll find many complaints...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,417
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Affiliate links target="_blank"?

Websites that force links to open in a new window irritate the hell out of me. I'm perfectly capable of using the back button if I want to return to your site, thankyouverymuch.

Just thought I'd...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 791
Posted By cindybidar
Re: A Question to all the writers out there?? Would you do this...

How can you guarantee that?

If you could, then yes, I'm sure you'd get some writers to sign on. But experienced, quality writers are less likely (in my opinion) to take you up on this, and the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Does Anyone Else Here Feel Like Dragon Naturally Speaking Hurts Their Writing?

I've never tried DNS, largely because I don't write linearly. I might jot down a couple sentences of the final paragraph, add some sub headings in the middle, write the first paragraph, rewrite the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By cindybidar
Re: [QUESTION 4 AFFILIATES] Which do you prefer?

Sorry tecHead, I wasn't meaning to jump on you about that, but your choice of words makes it appear that you're saying you have no tax responsibilities unless the vendor is reporting your earnings,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By cindybidar
Re: [QUESTION 4 AFFILIATES] Which do you prefer?

As someone else stated, vendors who pay out more than $600 to a single affiliate are required to submit W9s to the IRS. It should only concern you if they don't do it, I think.

As far as being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Questions on DAP, hoping a member or Ravi can help :-)

With DAP you have three options for drip feeding content: You can set X number of clicks (for example, they can watch a video up to 4 times); you can set specific dates (to have content only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Questions on DAP, hoping a member or Ravi can help :-)

I use DAP on my PLR site, and I really like it.

I know that DAP is capable of items one and two on your list. Not sure about #3, but hopefully Ravi will be along to answer that one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Do you sell advertising space?

I don't advertise that I sell ad space, but I do have a company that pays me monthly for a text link on one of my niche sites. They approached me, and it's a company I would have linked to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By cindybidar
Re: How do you write articles?

^^What she said.

Developing a system was what really allowed me to write faster and more efficiently. I have standard formats I use, depending on the client, and from there it's really just a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By cindybidar
Re: If you are in the US could you help me please ?

Really? You don't see the scroll? I'm on a 23" monitor (1920 x 1080) and I have a scroll. I can see the whole page, but the lower right widget area is stretching off the page where it reads...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By cindybidar
Re: If you are in the US could you help me please ?

I'm in the US, and I get "My all other countries offer here" but nothing in the sidebar except your opt-in.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Affiliate software

If I'm understanding you correctly, you have a free report containing links to your product, and you're planning to give it to your affiliates so that they can then give it to their subscribers/blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Free PLR Articles

The difference is, you're a writer. For someone who isn't, PLR is a much easier starting place than is a blank screen. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Autoresponder service to auto reply to messages sent to you with time delay?

You can set up an autoresponder right in your cPanel. Not sure if you can set it for a time-delay, though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Buzzle Questions

I have actually seen more traffic from Buzzle than Ezine for certain niches. However, that doesn't necessarily make them a good choice. For one thing, they require unique content, which means they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 706
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Need Help Making a Tough Decision

Why not give it to the two active forum members who are begging you to keep it? I just don't see the point of putting energy into a non-profitable project. Unless, of course, you really love doing it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,135
Posted By cindybidar
Re: the average price of outsourcing artical writing?

Don't forget when you outsource something like this you're not just paying for the writing time, which might be minimal. You're also paying for the reading time. If you're going to provide notes,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Are methods copyright-protected?

From the US Copyright office:

Here's the page: U.S. Copyright Office - Copyright in General (FAQ) (http://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/faq-general.html#protect)

Of course, that's in the US. Not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Can You Elaborate On The EZA Distribution Rules?

No. Ezine Articles and many other article directories are very clear about not allowing PLR articles whether you've rewritten them a bit or not.

What you can do is write your own original content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 834
Posted By cindybidar
Re: How Big is Too Big??

And please, please, never design a site with a fluid width. My 23" monitor will happily stretch your content across its entire width, but it makes it impossible to read.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Can You Elaborate On The EZA Distribution Rules?

Ezine Articles, to my knowledge, does not say your article needs to be unique. They say it needs to be original, which is a different thing. "Unique to their site" simply means you can't submit the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Another Vote for EZA

In WordPress, click on the link to edit your post. Then click on the image, and you should see two graphics appear in the upper left of the picture. The red circle with a line through it is to delete...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Can i add my website link in a free E-book?

Paulie888 had some good ideas. Another thing you could do is create a short bonus to go with the eBook, like a worksheet or checklist or something else your market might find valuable, and include...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Looking For A Quality PLR Site

Do you have a specific niche in mind? There are lots of great PLR providers, but most tend to specialize, so without knowing what you're looking for, it's hard to make a recommendation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Is there such a thing as great PLR offers?

There are a couple of Internet marketing packages at the site in my sig. Good stuff if I do say so myself. Also check Melissa Ingold's PLR Report Marketing Packages, Autoresponder Packages, Workbook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Is there such a thing as great PLR offers?

Do you mean to say that you're looking for PLR which you can resell as PLR? Because frankly, the value of that is significantly less than limited quantity PLR.

Are you looking specifically for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By cindybidar
Re: How do you add Keywords to a website?

Eight places you can use keywords:
1. In your site URL
2. In your title tag
3. In your blog post or article title
4. In your blog post or article content
5. In your blog post or article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 895
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Should affiliates be able to see who purchased through their link?

While I'm sure the vast majority of affiliates would use this information purely for good - like to give bonuses - as a vendor I'd be worried about the handful that might put it to use in other ways....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,374
Posted By cindybidar
Re: My Article Submission Method

Suite101 is not an article directory. Users are not allowed to include self-serving links in their articles and readers are not allowed to republish the articles they find there. Rather, Suite101...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Comment Problem

It's definitely Akismet. I just tested it on my blog and the deep link ended up in the spam folder while the home page URL was approved. I wonder if that's a new thing? I've never had that problem...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Sales Page Critique - Drum.com - PLZ Help!

I have to agree with Oxbloom on this one. If you spent six figures on the domain name, why, oh why, are you writing your own copy? Seriously. Hire a pro. There are plenty of talented copywriters...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th November 2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Comment Problem

No, it's not normal. Are your comments being held for moderation? Or do you just get an error message?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Domain ideas.

I'd stay away from the "bookie" terms. Not sure what that means where you come from, but where I grew up, it has very little to do with actual books. At least not with the kind you read. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By cindybidar
Re: A few words about PLR-articles

If by "non-uniqueness penalties" you're referring to Google's duplicate content policy, then it has nothing to do with PLR and only comes into play when the same content appears multiple times on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,334
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Do any of you "Barter" your way to success?

Yup, I've traded writing services for website graphics, books, and coaching. I also once rewrote some help files for a software developer in exchange for a license to use his product.

Haven't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,633
Posted By cindybidar
Re: PLEASE PLEASE, do yourself a favor

I use an online service. For $5 a month my backups happen automatically, and I don't have to worry about it. I also keep business stuff in a DropBox folder, so (a) it's accessible everywhere I go,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By cindybidar
Re: PDF Uploading Into Webhost

You can use either FTP with a client like FileZilla, or upload directly from your cPanel. From cPanel, click on "File Manager" then navigate to your "public_html" folder (might also be called "www"),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By cindybidar
Re: About.com... How do you become an author on it?

About.com pays their writers, though. Suite 101 just does the revenue sharing thing. (I do have two articles on Suite 101 and I get paid about $10 per year for those, so I guess that's something. :)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Can anybody explain how they basically do article marketing?

I just downloaded a fantastic eBook by Bill Platt (tpw) that really tells you everything you need to know about article marketing. You can get it here:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Squeeze page & funnel setup

That's generally the way it's done, yes.



You can use either HTML or WordPress. If you don't have any knowledge of HTML, WordPress might be easier to set up. Within WP, you simply make a one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By cindybidar
Re: How do you stock your MRR & PLR membership sites?

Yeah, that.

But I also hire writers. I don't buy PLR to resell as PLR (that would kind of negate the whole "limited quantity" thing) and I don't deal in MRR. I either write the content myself, or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Finding blogs for MANUAL commenting, how?

I totally understand why he's looking for high PR blogs. I'm just pointing out that there are other considerations as well, when it comes to blog commenting.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 651
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Finding blogs for MANUAL commenting, how?

Well, call me old fashioned, but I comment on the blogs I actually read. Then I follow the links to blogs of other commenters to find new blogs to read and comment on.

And I never check the PR of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By cindybidar
Re: Hot Info! How I Beat Procrastinaton and Get Results Like Clockwork!

Excellent! I've never been good with self-imposed deadlines. I will do anything it takes to meet a client's deadline, but my own? Totally flexible. This might just add the sense of urgency my lazy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By cindybidar
Re: pluggin overkill/

I'd agree with All in One SEO and the sitemap plugin. Alt text you can do right in WordPress, and you can make simple redirects using php or html in your cPanel.

I don't profess to be an expert,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By cindybidar
Re: pluggin overkill/

Enough for what? What specific thing are you trying to do that you want a plugin for?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By cindybidar
Re: pluggin overkill/

I see a lot of things in your list that really aren't necessary. For example, why do you need a plugin to install a Google analytics code? Just copy and paste it into the appropriate template file. ...
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