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Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th May 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,876
Posted By TheCodex
If you could live ANYWHERE where would it be?

Just curious, I've been doing affiliate marketing on a full-time basis for a long time and I've pretty much have been able to travel all over the world with my husband as we've checked out various...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th April 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,411
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How many of you do Mediation ?

I practice Zazen and wear a mala bracelet everyday, just to remind myself to be mindful. I find that there's nothing more important than your state, your state is your life.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 634
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Best time to send email?

In my experience the best open rates are achieved around 6-9am every Mon through Thursday for everything except for dating and gaming.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,581
Posted By TheCodex
Re: WordPress is not secure, don't use it!

ORLY?

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/end-user-devices-security-guidance

Summary: CESG, the UK government's arm that assesses operating systems and software security, has published...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 31st March 2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How much money you're making a day on your first year of being an affiliate

First year was high five figures...

Daily now isn't relevant to newbies. :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By TheCodex
Re: If You Could Go Back 10 Years...

I would of started building YouTube then Twitter.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 671
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How to reach people for free and make sure they are qualified to buy from me and will not compla

Is that all you want?

Why not just say that you want hand you checks on a daily basis and you don't want to spend any money to do it until you know their checks will be bigger than the ones you're...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 30th March 2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,374
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Which one eCommerce platform?

If you have the chops or the money Magento is what I'd recommend... I'd never look back at woocommerce again, especially with a large shop...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,534
Posted By TheCodex
Re: I'm sick of throwing away money on SEO. Need Recommendations

Get a Moz.com account and aquaint yourself with SEO personally so when it's time to hire the next people you can make informed decisions or just create your own plan and subcontract out the work.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,592
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Adsense ban. Still have 1M/mo organic visits. Now what?

Don't move the site, just sell banner inventory yourself on a CPM basis...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th March 2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By TheCodex
Re: can you use option pages with adwords anymore???

Yes. But, it really depends on the niche and certain elements must be present on the page.

They're going to want to see a Terms & Conditions...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th March 2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Are Spy tools a good investment, for PPV spying?

If you have to ask you need to worry about learning the basics of driving traffic and creating conversion funnels...

Then you can worry about competition once you start seeing traffic yourself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,428
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Does anybody here work towards their goal of making money online?

This sounds like you're projecting more than anything else...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Will same site design cause duplicate content issue

I'm definitely not confused, like I said... the only time (a rare occurrence) that it can be an issue is if it's a theme that was heavily saturated by a penalized blog network.

Getting a theme...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,513
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How many domains do you own?

Under thirty domains, about half of them are being used for landers, about a quarter are developed sites.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Will same site design cause duplicate content issue

I'm not confusing anything. Expedia paid to have free travel blog themes made that had hidden links in them. So when unsuspecting people used those themes they unknowingly became part of an ad hoc...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Will same site design cause duplicate content issue

The only time you'd see an issue is if you're using a theme that's been HEAVILY used by a penalized blog network. One case that comes to mind is Expedia was giving out a free travel blog theme with...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th March 2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,977
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How to make money with CPA using Craigslist?

Most offers forbid Craigslist traffic... You should definitely check with your affiliate manager about each offer you want to send CL traffic too, otherwise you run the risk of being scrubbed,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Opinion on my Landing/Squeeze Page

You might be better off going with an editorialized style of lander, make it look more like an article that actually presells the book.

As of right now there's nothing making me want to read it at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,454
Posted By TheCodex
Re: ByeBye Firefox I have had it with shockwave crashes

Chrome has become the foundation of my workstation. I couldn't imagine working without it now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,581
Posted By TheCodex
Re: WordPress is not secure, don't use it!

What if he was running Ubuntu? What would have been your witty closing remark? lol
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 30th March 2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,659
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Maxbounty has been ignoring my emails, calls, skype messages, AIM message, etc for DAYS now.

MaxBounty is the most stand up network in the business, bar none.

If someone tells me that MaxBounty stiffed them then I'd like to see traffic logs and stats w/ emails.

MaxBounty has paid me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,509
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How can I reach 10,000 people today and get them to buy?

Why would someone want to use your directory?

Answer that question, then buy traffic telling those people why your answer is compelling...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By TheCodex
Re: What is a good bounce rate?

Or I could just happen to have a highly shared and trafficked site... You could just go to it yourself: Affiliate Marketing News & Internet Marketing News from the Internet Codex...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How long do you test for?

Don't test with organic traffic, test with paid traffic...

As for the amount of clicks? It's up to you, but there needs to be a statistically significant...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th March 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Copy competitor's landing page

It's part of the game, if you want to get tricky you can put some javascript that calls to your server so you can do some nasty things like change images or redirect some traffic back to your aff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How do I get my customer's credit card details without charging them?

Just get a legitimate merchant account and hook up with a payment gateway then authorize, but don't settle the transactions.

The way you asked it makes this a little tricky, one you can't just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By TheCodex
Re: competition

Competitive analysis can be tricky, especially when it comes to breaking down your entry.

I like to keep it simple: Can I get traffic fast and cheaply?

If so I'd like to give it a test, wizz,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By TheCodex
Re: ==> Giving this internet marketing another chance

Fun fact: Commission percentage is irrelevant.

Earnings Per Click = God.

That isn't some Koan to sound like a Zen master, but it's the absolute truth...

That's the only metric that matters...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th March 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By TheCodex
Re: CPA Offer Platforms - Limelight CRM etc

You should also consider Shopping Cart Software by UltraCart - E-Commerce Solutions (http://www.ultracart.com/).

Alot of people running LimeLight have been experiencing outage issues, I even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By TheCodex
Re: What is a good bounce rate?

The lower the bounce rate the better, my blog is normally much lower than 1%... It'll definitely vary depending on what you're writing about, but as a general rule the lower the better.

Anything...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By TheCodex
Re: A question to those of you who have "made it" in IM.

That's not really how it works, sometimes you just get things right the first time... Some guys hit a winning campaign then spend the rest of their lives chasing their former glory.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,234
Posted By TheCodex
Re: is 10$ for 700 - 1500 word articles too much

It pays to use quality if you're having actual traffic look at it, otherwise it doesn't really matter what you put up..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Turning $100 into $1000 in the Next Month?

I'd get a bunch of PPC coupons from a shared hosting provider like 1&1 and combine it w/ that $100 and run about $350 worth of traffic at an offer while getting weekly payouts. Use a WhatRunsWhere...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th March 2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Help me choose the correct ecommerce platform

If he thinks $70 a month is steep for the cart he'll get a kick out of the cost of just hosting a large Magento site. lol
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th March 2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Clothing website? brainstorming

Whatever you do, don't try to be another so, so website that people will forget.

Take the time to build a brand.

You're either going ALL-IN or your're going broke.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th March 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,148
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Ecommerce platform for affiliate website

Mageneto is a mess? lol

Oookkkkkaaaayyyyyy.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th March 2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,374
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Which one eCommerce platform?

Any of those you mentioned would be fine, just try them out.

Question, why such a specific launch date before you even have a platform?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th March 2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By TheCodex
Re: bit of advice

The biggest thing you have to worry about when it comes to supplement sites is the merchant processing is the biggest PITA of all time.

Supplements are extremely high margin, especially if you're...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 7th March 2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,744
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Paid Godaddy for Website Builder Program

When it comes to storing credit card data you need to remain PCI compliant at all times and that's a lot to ask of your shopping cart platform provider. I don't use a hosted solution, but I'd be...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 7th March 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Open Question To Any Body Who Has An Answer (?)

Get a job... Save save money.

Worry about going full time when you know how to make money.

If you have to ask then you're not ready.




Wait... so you're advocating can collecting instead...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 7th March 2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Godaddy store any good?

If you're going to go with a hosted solution you may be best off avoiding GoDaddy. They're service isn't that great for anything other than domains and even then you can do better.

Maybe you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,727
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Besides Paypal, what else payment processor using to sell digital product?

Isn't Payza going through some sort of regulatory issues in America at the moment?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 21st February 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By TheCodex
Re: My new ad for my web site love to see what you guys think

In all honesty I think most WordPress e-commerce stores look cheap and those premium templates with the AJAX animations look funky.

I don't see anything on your site that's conveying a sense of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 798
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Best free word processor / converting to pdf

Open Office is dead, Libre Office is its continuously updated fork.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th February 2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Can somebody tell me what they use in this website?

Or just look at the source code where it says Magento everywhere. lol
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 19th February 2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Shopify vs Magento

I'll stand corrected, I agree that with a simple catalog you can do better than Magneto.

Now, if we're talking about having lots of products and SKUs?

Magneto all day long.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th February 2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Shopify vs Magento

Magento does everything better.

Just look at the showcase for Magento vs Shopify and ask yourself "which one looks like it's being used by more successful companies?"

Ecommerce Templates &...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,649
Posted By TheCodex
Re: I made my first website ...now what?

SEO prodigy builds first website telling us how to make money online?

Looks legit.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,917
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Payment Processor Besides Paypal For Adult Store

Authorize.net is a payment gateway, not a MID.

For you: CCBill should be your first stop. https://www.ccbill.com/

For pills it's a little complicated, there are essentially three players...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 807
Posted By TheCodex
Re: How to realistically make money off of a forum

My traffic demographic subscriptions didn't even register that you have any traffic and you lack an Alexa entirely.

So how realistic is that you can make money?

Well, let's start with being...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th February 2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By TheCodex
Re: What Are You Doing to Build Traction?

It's nice to know that so much of that traffic is mobile because I FIRMLY believe that the difference between today's winners and tomorrows is whose the most focused on the three screen demographics.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,115
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Starting out, is this realistic?

Yes.

With someone ACTUALLY invested in your success.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th February 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By TheCodex
Re: Which Ecommerce Solution suits me better?

Saying that you could build a Magento website w/ hotel booking in two days is saying you can write "War and Peace" in 48 hours.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th February 2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By TheCodex
Re: What Are You Doing to Build Traction?

Did you look at Pintrest?
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th February 2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By TheCodex
What Are You Doing to Build Traction?

So I'm just starting up my first E-Commerce project and we've just finished building the framework of the UX and I was curious what are some of the other Warriors doing to build traction with their...
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