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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By DireStraits
Re: New WSO or product purchase?

I'm confused. You made money before and had a solid "method". Now you don't and you're looking for new ideas. Why wouldn't you start off with what you know? Morbid principle?

I'd take a proven...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,000
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Dear Sirs in Warrior

Simple: Online or off, the easiest way to make money is doing whatever you're good at.

You might not get rich, but if you're good at making or providing something for which there's enough demand,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Microniche website question ?

They say Google likes and hates a lot of things. "They" are also very often quite clueless, ill-informed or peddling an agenda. If there is any SEO benefit to be had from using so-called EMDs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By DireStraits
Re: My Amazon affiliate business shut down

It would seem to me that you have at least two main options.

If you're concerned about retaining full control over your Associates account, you might consider incorporating in a permissible state...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Guest Blogging

This is very true.

The thing so many people forget (and maybe it's a good thing if it stops them acting on unsavoury motives) is that Matt Cutts leads the web spam team.

The "PR" aspect of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Article Marketing Help Needed?

Article marketing is legit, but what your friend is selling you doesn't even begin to describe it. What this is is a pretty sloppy, démodé method that you could once use to earn a few nicker over a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th January 2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,433
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Aujourd'hui, nous sommes tous les Français

Apparently it's a picture taken earlier in their relationship, before the guy had converted her or at least consummated his brainwashing. I would assume the former, because posing dressed like that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Any recommended software for affiliate marketing?

NeurOS 2015 running on the Grey Matter virtualised environment. I swear with Jehovah as my witness (chap's running a tad late but will be here soon, anyway) that this is the one crucial bit of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th January 2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,433
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Aujourd'hui, nous sommes tous les Français

Heh. My dad, brother and I were just discussing this yesterday.

Not to take this off topic, but although this place (Hull) has had its problems since WWII it's been heavily transformed with the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th January 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,786
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Prince Andrew: Did He or Didn't He?

I doubt we'll ever know the truth about this and a lot of other significant cases of alleged sexual offences involving people in high places, particularly as long as any of the accused are still...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st November 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Some dogs just want to have fun.

Hehehe. :D

Some of the bounding big breeds are like vacuum cleaners. My ex's dog - a black Lab - would most likely have tried to devour the bowls and plates as well.

My old dog Bud...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,308
Posted By DireStraits
Re: AdSense safe traffic?

No such thing exists. It's against AdSense policy and sooner or later (probably sooner) you will be sussed out and banned.

There is a not-so-fine line between regular paid advertising that stirs...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 21st October 2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By DireStraits
Re: PPA vs. Affiliate Marketing

Whatever form of offer you promote, in whatever niche, the basis of successful marketing is the same. It starts with building credibility, the perception of which is not helped by claims or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 998
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Performance at ezine = 0?

No disrespect, but I just had the same impression of you about social media.



I can tell you one thing: there are some major holes in this logic.

Foremost is the ridiculous assumption that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th July 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By DireStraits
Re: The Largest Submarine in The U.S. Navy

Aye, we pesky Brits do indeed (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_Trident_programme) have a continuous seaborne nuclear deterrent. Apparently the thing is up for replacement, but at the moment there are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st June 2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By DireStraits
Re: College is different than 30 years ago

I have to say that I can't agree with you enough, though I'd like to state that my reasons for believing such aren't born of political ideology. My view hasn't changed a jot in spite my having done...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By DireStraits
Re: There Is a Critical Problem...

Yeah, I was on a ton of these types of lists, having initially signed up thinking I'd start a kind of swipe-file. In the end you might say it was more of a "wipe-file", because nothing you glean from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By DireStraits
Re: What's the best way to learn HTML?

HTML isn't really a language, or code, in a true sense; that stuff is far more difficult to learn. It's really just markup.

I don't think there's a better online reference than W3Schools...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Optimum article length question

Probably not an answer SEO anoraks would be proud of, but Wealthyclark just about hit the nail on the head.

I think you have to be honest with yourself here: either you realise that the most...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd May 2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,585
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Using IE? Don't.

Just a heads-up to say a fix appeared in Windows Update this morning, dated yesterday.



Equivalents should be available for other OS and browser versions. Apparently they concern this security...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st May 2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,585
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Using IE? Don't.

I have to say it'd be pretty disingenuous of me to let that idea slip by unchallenged. An itchy trigger finger has given me a loose and vaguely cohesive body of knowledge which doesn't lend itself...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th April 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Any German Here?

LOL. I'm not German, but if I were, I'd probably tell you to 'haben sie etwas Respekt!' for a comment like that.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd April 2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,199
Posted By DireStraits
Re: April Fools Day! What have you seen?

Oh they do, but mostly only over the integrity of hysterical eyewitnesses. :p
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st April 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,431
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Gay couples marry in England

I'm reliably (?) informed by many a middle-aged chap that it isn't so much the "prick" as what comes after it that is the real marriage killer. Something or other about ballooning. :eek:

Gay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Amazon sales not getting shipped?

You appear to have misunderstood.

The OP is asking specifically in relation to affiliate sales generated through Amazon Associates - nothing to do with FBA. As others have said, some orders are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd March 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 711
Posted By DireStraits
Re: I Saw A UFO A Couple Days Ago

I experience UFOs on an almost daily basis while out and about cycling.

In the summer months it's a real pain. The constant facial drubbing is not entirely pleasant.

Sometimes the little green...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th March 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Happy International Day Of Happiness!

And strangely more effective after a generous injection of silicone sealant direct into each ear canal. http://clicksmilies.com/s1106/fragend/confused-smiley-009.gif :D

--

For the incurable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Netflix affiliate program.

Netflix and - at least in the UK - LoveFilm are extremely popular, and as an occasional subscriber to each, I find them to be pretty good value.

Programmes like the American remake of House of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,210
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Does Google Like Duplicate Content? Yes!!

Round and round we go. Where will it stop...

I present a bit of syndicated content to my visitors so they don't have to leave my website. They're thankful for it. I'm not planning to have it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,210
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Does Google Like Duplicate Content? Yes!!

First, what you're describing isn't legitimate syndication. It's copyright infringement. Theft, pure and simple - and you're right, no-one should do that. If they did, SEO penalties should be the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Amazon Seller Question - Not Kindle

If you're asking about Fulfilment by Amazon, check this link out (http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html/?nodeId=200280670).

There should be another link further down with pricing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Hey, Warrior, Do You Suffer From Multiple Personality?

Pound for pound, I think pen-names are a good idea unless you have reasons compelling enough to be yourself, like you're a well-established expert in a given field planning to exploit your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,149
Posted By DireStraits
Re: What are the best Traffic Sources To Make Money From Affiliate Marketing?

Well, either a sucker or an insidious buffoon. But it's a nonsense comparison anyway, because syndication, unlike spam, has never been against the rules.

Anyone who did the things you mentioned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,149
Posted By DireStraits
Re: What are the best Traffic Sources To Make Money From Affiliate Marketing?

Coininess is next to godliness, no doubt about it. Fairly sure I heard mum right, though she was assaulting my earlobe with a wet flannel at the time.

Primitive and uncouth as it's only a Hull...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By DireStraits
Re: JJ Cale RIP

Crazy Mama is a cracker.

Here's another, for good measure...

J.J. Cale - City Girls - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By DireStraits
Re: JJ Cale RIP

Heard about this just last night. Very sad. :(

Details of the man and his career are surely not as known to me as to some. Suffice to say, perhaps, that he was a musical legend held in the very...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 947
Posted By DireStraits
Re: This message is hidden because [Emotionally Needy Troll] is on your ignore list.

Hey, you wanna piece a-this, baibygrrl?!¿11? http://clicksmilies.com/s1106/aetsch/cheeky-smiley-022.gif

Ah, damn.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Paypal toBank account!

Other than if it backfires (owing to invalid recipient details, for example), there's usually no way of tracking the status of a bank transfer. From the payor's perspective, it's complete upon...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th May 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,228
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Chinese Plant Wipes Out CANCER In 40 Days!

What constitutes a "fair chance"? What level of funding commitment for alternative treatments would have been acceptable for you to say he'd been given one? And what would you have said in defence of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,228
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Chinese Plant Wipes Out CANCER In 40 Days!

As for the whole "81% of doctors" thing, I can't help but feel someone's trying to pull a fast one.

Context is king.

First, it was a hypothetical question posed to specialists about a very...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,228
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Chinese Plant Wipes Out CANCER In 40 Days!

Yep, pretty much. Locally targeted and controlled, it is hardly the same thing as exposing an entire healthy body to the kind of environmental radiation you'd get after a nuclear meltdown. Lasers are...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,228
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Chinese Plant Wipes Out CANCER In 40 Days!

70%? According to what source?

It's funny how the charlatans talk like all cancers are the same, and thereby fail to acknowledge that certain types respond so well to orthodox treatments they're...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th May 2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,228
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Chinese Plant Wipes Out CANCER In 40 Days!

Nor do anywhere near enough of these armchair doctards who provoke even the mildest doubt in the minds of cancer sufferers about which course of treatment to follow.

I wouldn't even jail those...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th April 2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,753
Posted By DireStraits
Re: How Is Feminism Going In The US?

Well said.

A longstanding friendship I had with a lesbian girl broke down two or three years ago for precisely this reason.

After hitting it off with a young woman at university, a "proud...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th April 2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,753
Posted By DireStraits
Re: How Is Feminism Going In The US?

Suffice to say, if I told you what I think about feminism and 99.999999% of the people who identify as feminists (yes - men among them, would you believe?!), I'd be banned or chased out of here...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Margaret Thatcher has passed away

I suppose it's a good thing I didn't come bearing "facts" then, unlike you (allegedly), isn't it, old bean? I just raised the possibility that Thatcher wasn't the cold, black-hearted witch a lot of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Margaret Thatcher has passed away

Neither do I, but I'm not attacking the "other side". :)

I am drawn to respect people of integrity and principle, whatever their creed. By all accounts this stuff is in short supply in today's...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Margaret Thatcher has passed away

But similarity isn't symmetry. If that's what I'd meant, that's what I'd have said. :)

Anyway, it is popular and has always been hip for young working- and lower-middle-class people in the UK to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th April 2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Margaret Thatcher has passed away

Gut-reflex herd mentality.

It's cool to be progressive you're young, when socialist revolutions are the only ones that matter. "Power to the people", eh? Plus, your great granddad was pretty...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th April 2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Margaret Thatcher has passed away

Linkywinky (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22067155) (& see "related stories"). :)

Rest in peace, Mag.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th April 2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Should I go through with the wisdom tooth extraction??

Nah. Nu-uh. Don't give old sawbones the satisfaction. Heyyyl no, blood.

http://i.imgur.com/qpT3m.gif
Forum: Social Media 4th April 2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,714
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Why Facebook is a complete joke

:eek:

Newsflash: Facebook self-terminates amid midlife crisis after an epiphany. "My whole life's been a complete joke. From my inception I've lived a lie," the distraught internet giant lamented...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Google Analytics still says no visitors?

Sorry to ask/repeat the obvious, but do you actually have the tracking code for Analytics installed on your site?

There can't really be any other reason for it.

While Webmaster Tools only...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th March 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,892
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Why Is British And American Music So Superior?

Well, if you insist on using popularity as the measuring stick of excellence or "superiority"...

(Some of the big 'uns weren't and aren't quite as popular abroad as what you might think anyway,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th January 2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,613
Posted By DireStraits
Re: Very Beautiful Girl, Very Rough Attitude

Physical attractiveness can often lead to this kind of behaviour.

Inexcusable and loathsome, yes, but it's easy to see how it happens when there are so many desperate, grovelling saps around only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By DireStraits
Re: My 2013 New Year’s Resolution

I suppose my new year's resolutions are:

(1) to get fat.

(2) to care less.

(3) to earn more.

(4) to be more outspoken.
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