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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,029
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: What I'd Pay $9.95 per month for on the Warrior Forum.

Not sure that this is a good idea. I'm not suggesting that you would but this function could easily be abused.
Forum: Website Design 4th April 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,634
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: WordPress Or Joomla!!

Here is a good post to read if you're considering going with Joomla, Drupal or Wordpress (sneak preview: he hates Joomla)

Drupal vs Joomla vs Wordpress: An Experienced Developer's Perspective...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Advice on naming a Restaurant

I wouldn't call it Gaylord - it's already taken.

Gaylord Restaurant - Indian Restaurant, Central London, W1 (http://gaylordlondon.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,730
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: This Forum (Main IM) is becoming Depressing

It's a good example of confirmation bias.

People tend not to find out new things to believe but to have their existing beleifs confirmed by someone else. Once you start thinking that things are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,918
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Want to make money in the next 5 days? DO THIS!

No you wouldn't. Your post is a text book example of IM dreamweaving - devise some scheme that sounds plausible to people with little or no experience and then sign off with a simply repeat X number...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,331
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: What can I expect from a $30 article (1500 words)?

It all depends on how much effort it is for the writer to write the article. I don't know much about solar energy and (importantly) I don't want to know that much about solar energy. For this reason...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 766
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Show Off Your Most Proftable Site

Just pick a niche and Google the most relevant keywords. The sites in the top spots are more than likely the big money earners.

A lot of people won't reveal their sites for reasons other than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,906
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: SCAMS, LIES AND *BS*...

The point about hype is that the claims are not true.

The difference between hyperbole and a lie is that hype is not supposed to be taken as fact. We all know this, hype revels in it and people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,929
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: I think I've been scammed out of $997

Depends what you need but no more than a hour. Bannatyne used nothing more than the free information leaflets handed out by government agencies.

Business isn't rocket science or brain surgery.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,929
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: I think I've been scammed out of $997

No.

I've had personal one-on-one advice from multi-millionaires (including a guy who is currently worth over £500M) and all the advice has been the same you'd get from any good book on business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Basic Question on the Forum Rules

You can put links to your own site.
You can't put links to other people's products.
You can't make posts just to get your links noticed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Up and coming writer, what sort of site can I make?

Don't become a journalist then :D

Most journalists spend all day rewriting press releases. These topics will be pretty random and the work is extremely boring.

Freelance work gives you more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,071
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: How much is my website worth?

At 10X your monthly income, your website is worth $0.00

Just for the web design and content, there are complete websites for sale on here that come with a lot more content for $25.00

You may be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,929
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: I think I've been scammed out of $997

Let's not forget why products are priced with numbers ending in a 9 or 7 - it's not because someone worked out the fairest price :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: A Friendly and a very Honest Advice. This will make you think if you never thought of it before!

There are hundreds of thousands of people dreaming of making money. They are never going to make money but they are going to keep dreaming. Offer to tell them how to make money and they won't be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Niche Saturation?

Every niche can be tapped into. Most people just copy what others are doing and that's why they fail.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,929
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: I think I've been scammed out of $997

The law is on your side.

The product you bought must be fit for purpose (and part of that includes being of the same value, usefulness, quality, etc. of other similar products currently on sale at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: How to buy a date. Big profits?

Bachelor auctions are for charities and usually done within an established community or group. People don't end up with total strangers. People take part for fun and to help out a good cause.

With...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Drip feeding articles

You can add them all at the same time and then schedule each one to appear whenever you want. For example, one to appear each morning at 9am.
Forum: Website Design 29th February 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,188
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Frugal vs Thesis vs Genesis which is best ?

I use Genesis and have had no problems at all.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,667
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Anyone got any funny jokes?

One of my new favourites:

A dog walks into a bar and the barman says "get out you mutt, we don't allow dogs in here!"

"But I'm no ordinary dog" replies the canine.

"Oh yeah?" questions the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,417
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Is Longer Content Really Better?

I'm more likely to read a long article than watch a long video.

If the author is interesting but starts to waffle a bit then I can speed up until I'm skimming the text.

Any video over 10mins...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: How do you briefly explain internet marketing to someone?

Internet marketing

The action or business of promoting and selling products or services using the internet.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: $150,000+ Per Year On FIVERR!! Really??

To give you the basic answer: no

No-one is making $150,000 a year on Fiverr.

"Hey dude, how'd'ya'no he could be like arbitrage, like... doing, erm VA like things...!"

No. He's not.

For...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: .com or .co.uk - that is the question...

Often the domain name you want will not be available in the .com but will be available in the .co.uk

If the .com is an established site in the same niche then think of something us. If it is about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,422
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Google's New Privacy Policy - Just A Few Days Left To Delete Browsing History

Everyone worries about a 1984 style totalitarian regime emerging and using their power to Know Everything against the individual man or woman.

The fact is that the future dystopia will be one in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: My blog/product review gets 500 visits a month but no sales!

Maybe what you read:

(a) Doesn't work
(b) Doesn't work the way you're currently doing it
(c) Doesn't work for your niche
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 822
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: My blog/product review gets 500 visits a month but no sales!

500 visitors every 5 hrs or so is quite good.

500 visitors every month is not very good.

Without knowing what you are selling. What keyword you are #2 in Google for. And a whole load of other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Author's bio section on EZA

The resource box should simply be the final paragraph of your article (that leads people directly to your website).

The bio box should simply state who you are and what you are an expert in.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,417
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Is Longer Content Really Better?

It depends on the subject matter.

There are some niches that are best served by articles 1000-1500 words and there are others that can have posts as short as 150 words.

Bear in mind that all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,572
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: New FTC Biz Op Rule - Effective March 1st, 2012 - Is it a Game Changer?

Most WSOs aren't selling business opportunities. They are selling information or products designed to help the buyers own business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,837
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Is it rude not to follow back on Twitter?

It's an improvement but no reason to start collecting tweets from any old Tom, Dick or Harriet. It actually proves that users are demanding a more sophisticated system - because they are more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: I just made $500 with private advertising on a niche site (suck it adsense!)

Unless you are in a niche that Google doesn't allow (marijuana is probably one of them) then $100 a month from adsense is easy to achieve.

Even if you only got half that - at the end of the year...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,837
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Is it rude not to follow back on Twitter?

It used to be the case that 50% of people would follow anyone who followed them. It was considered a matter of courtesy.

This was exploited by people who realized that they could gain credibility...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,300
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Jesse Willms Loses Everything to FTC

Wasn't he (along with everyone else) already permanently prohibited from doing this? :confused:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,714
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: FOOLPROOF! How a ruler, a pen, and $2 can make you money.

Get the calendar cos by Feb 24th it's going to be half price.

There you go a dollar saved is a dollar earned :p ...and you're making money already!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: How much spend at Fiverr?

I've browsed it but nothing has taken my fancy.

I did like the Amazonian tribesman who searches through the jungle an finds a piece of paper with your message on it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Taxes,Why?!

It also depends what you get for your tax money.

In theory you are just paying for stuff you need and use.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: eBook Pricing

Proof reading

When I was a proof reader how much I charged depended on the number of words (rather than pages) and how long I had to do the job.

Example:

10,000 words
1 week
$140
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Am I Over Pricing My Site's Value?

I wasn't suggesting that you were being dishonest (you prove your honesty by letting people know about the Google adsense ban). :)

When you search Google you get personalized results (unless you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Warriors I really need your help...

OK :)

I just would have thought that if you were earning $3500 a month you'd be able to invest more than a maximum of $100.

And it just seemed odd that you'd mention that you earned $1500...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Warriors I really need your help...

You currently have a WSO on website flipping which you claim earns $3500 a month.

But you're saying here that you 'just haven't done it'.

Is this post a confession that your WSO is a con?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Am I Over Pricing My Site's Value?

He did. But didn't get as much as he hoped.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 758
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Am I Over Pricing My Site's Value?

In the listing you make claims that people can easily check. For example: you have a screen shot showing your site to be #3 for online career but it quite clearly isn't.

You also mention Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 943
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Traffic from Article Marketing

Really :eek:

Things ain't like they used to be. It wasn't that long ago that 100s of articles would bring in tens of thousands of clicks. But even today, 100s of articles will still bring in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: bold title? how

Bold titles are to tell you that there are posts you haven't read.

Once you've read the latest post, the title will not be bold for you but it will be for everyone else that hasn't read the latest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Whois... Hiding info when registering?

You can rent a mailbox with a street address. Be warned though if they charge per mail item - junk mail operators may start sending you unwanted mail you have to pay for.

Private registration will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Is it hard to make a forum

Making one worthwhile is more difficult that setting one up (which is very easy) and attracting traffic (which is easy if you're in the right niche).

You must be on hand all day to keep things...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,032
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: a question to article writers

It depends on the product how long the ideal review should be.

I don't bother measuring keyword density because if you write naturally it works out between 2-3% anyway.

You only have a problem...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,489
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Hiding behind pen names is killing quality.

If you have built a reputation in one area you need to protect that reputation. I have written and contributed to various academic journals. I have also published some sci-fi and written about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,431
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: $5000/month with Amazon?

There is also selling your own books on Amazon (hard copy and Kindle).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,508
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Why do people think they own you for $7?

People don't even have to buy something to think they own you. Well, more accurately that because you published something you now owe each and every reader your undivided attention.

I've had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,171
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Ezinearticles decline continues

Just last year I could easily expect 1000+ visitors in the first few days of posting a 500 word article to EZA (with a 100+ from GoArticles). Now it is more like 70+ from EZA (and I don't bother with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,490
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: "How To SEO Is Not Important Because Content Is King, Says Google Employee"

When I Googled nuts, bolts and screws the wikipedia page on screws was #2. :)

All the other top spots are filled with sites filled with content. Obviously you don't need to write articles about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: Who can write and design my content pages?

The trouble with diet pills is that when you base your copy on "actual facts" you don't make very many sales ;)

If you are looking for a copywriter try this post
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By Kierkegaard
Re: What to do with an Ebook

It depends on the ebook and the subject matter.

I prefer to talk about word count rather than pages.

You could get a 5-10,000 word ebook for $400. And, for that money, you can expect the...
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