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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Guest Blogging for Niche Related websites

Yeah, you'll have to be persistent with the site managers especially if you're not already providing them with a pre-written post that fits their site's criteria. Don't be afraid to double or triple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Help, how to get started?

Keep in mind with PayPal, the rule of thumb is that you will have to pay self-employment taxes if you reach both $20,000 in sales and 200 individual sales. If you reach that goal, you will receive a...
Forum: Social Media 13th September 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,156
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How many social media accounts do you really need?

I think if you're going to settle the argument, you can't really come to a valid, semi-scientific conclusion until you try them all. Yes, it's time, but it's important to know where the heaviest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,712
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How to find active niche blogs to comment on?

I'm going to throw in another vote for Google Alerts but I want to give you a secondary reason why to do this: You want to set up multiple ones so you can get an idea as to what the "supply and...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 13th September 2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How do you build a blog and ecommerce website

Yeah, bouncing off of this - I think it comes down to where you are wanting to put more of your effort into marketing-wise. If you're an okay writer but great with adsense and PPC creation and link...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Need help With Guest Blogging

Hey J,

Yeah, duplicating your posts is a really bad idea, and you'll find that almost all sites that allow guest blogging is going to laugh if you offer them already-posted material. You've got to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,081
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How do you advertise your blog?

Since you're working with a blog, you want to stick to the blog world. Blog commenting is huge. It doesn't earn you much, but this is one of those "don't put all of your eggs in one basket" things....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Is it worth getting traffic to your blog?

If you have a blog that you're running, then I would really stick to the blogging realm with guest blogging. You can do it for free even though it'll take a couple of hours to write it and send out a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,222
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: getting targeted traffic without seo?

Guest blogging is a great way to go. It depends on your niche, however. If you're going after travel blogs or home design blogs, it's very difficult to be successful and it's not cost-efficient. If...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd August 2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 766
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Guest Posting

Hey Linda,

It sounds like you have a pitching problem. There are many different ways to pitch a site. Our sharks have our own ways of getting to the "top of the stack," but you could probably...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,920
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: content writing at $2, is it worth?

Yeah, this is the whole reason guest blogging has "all of a sudden" lost it's spark in the SEO world...because of stuff like this. Now backlinking on blogs has become harder: because of poor content...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th July 2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,750
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: 3 words to defeat ANY objection

Only a stretch if I was affiliated with it. I took the course, liked it and recommended it in a relevant post. I hate sales and it's not even my niche.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,284
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Outsourcing to Phillipines

oDesk is the way to go.
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd July 2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,267
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: What REALLY drives you to succeed?

Unfortunately...people are my motivator! The more I talk and interact, the more I get motivated. The other thing is down time to encourage myself. This doesn't always work well because when I don't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd July 2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,138
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: how can I attract people to comment on my blog

Yeah, you definitely want to focus on some debatable content as well. Posing a side to an argument (whether you believe it or not) is really key to opening up discussions. Backlinkto has it...
Forum: Social Media 22nd July 2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,488
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Is Social Media Marketing effective?

Yeah, you really want to spend time and spread the SM out. For instance, something that I like to do (and I mark this on my calendar) is pick my social media site of the week and go hard on it. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Guest Blogging Network?

Most of the time, I would say "Google it," but it'll be good to have this on record:

Google Alerts are simply "alerts" that are sent to your inbox. For instance, say you are in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

For what it's worth, to discuss the argument of "why pay $65-$100 for a link when I can..."

Here's a site I found that charges $150. So why would they possibly do this? My $90 pre-coupon is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Guest Blogging Network?

You're right about this as well. I wouldn't let it be the end-all, be-all but it's something to definitely incorporate. I'm a huge fan of legitimate blog-commenting, and this is a great way to move...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th July 2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,179
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Guest Blogging Network?

Yes and Yes. Checking the DA is sometimes helpful as well especially if you're in that PR3, borderline PR2 range. A lot of times, the DR will make or break your decision to pursue that site. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Interview with Matt Cutts

So what do y'all think about this interview (http://www.stonetemple.com/link-building-is-not-illegal-or-bad/) with Matt Cutts? Does it settle a little bit of the uneasiness that was created back in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,170
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Making $10 a day

I would hop onto textbroker and write articles/blog posts. I am on there constantly myself and get paid a little over $20 for 1000 word posts. It usually takes in the ballpark of about 2 hours. So if...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How to know if my blog posts or articles are indexed by Google?

Kind of off subject - but one approach I would take to secure that you're getting credit is to make sure that you've put it into your "links" section of your Google+ page. You've got to keep this up...
Forum: Mind Warriors 21st June 2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,999
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Think and Grow Rich ( Audio Book ) Free

You can download it for free on the book app on your ipad or iphone. Now you can follow the audio with the visual :)
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 21st June 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,142
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: How to make $10/month ?

I'm sure there are a lot of things that you can try, but let me give you a rhetorical question: Why not shoot for $25 a month?
Forum: Social Media 21st June 2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,744
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Does Twitter Ever Unsuspend an Account?

Yeah I guess so! My guess is that since they're getting bigger, the area handling the claims is growing. But who knows...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

Let me pose a question? Do you really think Google won't see that these sites are all interconnected and devalue them as a result? You are creating your own personal network...it's not organic growth...
Forum: Social Media 20th June 2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,744
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Does Twitter Ever Unsuspend an Account?

Yeah it takes about that long...just long enough to be frustrating.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

It's technically 62 because you get two links for most posts unless you are allowed by the site owner to throw in more into the content (which is unusual for higher PRed blogs).

Yes we do get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

Really? Are we looking at the same site? The FAQ page has an explicit paragraph dedicated to PR. You just won't quit...will you? :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

The prices vary. You can go to some sites and pay $15 depending on how many you buy. There are some that charge $250. It comes down to the type of PR3+ that you're going after (just a site, a site...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

You didn't say anything about member, and I didn't make my point clear. As far as a company that sells "high quality" guest posts, the competitor cannot sell one thing and the customer have full...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

First - I'm not putting down a competitor because the wf member that suggested them said that he was not affiliated with them. And yes, anyone can guest post. The reason that the service is available...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

Yeah - the only problem with guestpostingservice.co.uk is that the forum is discussing Quality Guest Blogging. They may put out decent content depending on the subject, but they only focus on PR1+...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Contact Form Response Issues

Hey guys,

So I'm struggling with an overall issue of getting into potential clients' spam folders. This is happening on two fronts: my email campaign, and my contact form. I'm more concerned about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,061
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Looking for Guest Blogging Service/Resellers - Any advice/recommendations would be appreciated

Hey Adam,

This is exactly what my company does. We focus on creating quality posts and put them on non-networked blogs. We do "real" guest blogging. Our minimum blog PR would be a strong PR3, but...
Forum: Social Media 18th June 2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,744
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Does Twitter Ever Unsuspend an Account?

Twitter has a (I believe it is still this) 450 quota per day. As long as you stick to that 200 per day line, you should be fine if you're trying to follow a bunch of people at once.
Forum: Social Media 17th June 2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,744
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Does Twitter Ever Unsuspend an Account?

Update on this one: They upheld the 3-4 days turnaround time. I got most of my followers and followings back. It was interesting because I lost about 15 people from both my followers and followings....
Forum: Social Media 13th June 2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,744
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Does Twitter Ever Unsuspend an Account?

Yeah my account got suspended yesterday or the day before sometime. I got on, had 0 followers, 0 following, and nothing had shifted with my account posting wise. I was really confused. I filed a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 13th June 2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,871
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: What do you sell to car dealerships?

Sell SEO to them. Just because they can sell cars doesn't mean that they can manage their internet site. If you can sell them that you'll take them further for cheaper then you're golden. Just don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,222
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Starting IM is a Slow Process!!

You know, you can never build a strong enough foundation. You can always force it deeper and make it wider. Adding social media into the mix, and you've got a recipe for a lot of work to get a grip...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Guest Blogging - Content Writers?

Hey Dannyl,

Guest blogging definitely isn't an expert-focused activity. It usually comes down to a couple factors at the end of the day:

1. Did you follow directions?
2. Does your post further...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: What are best tactics to get High page rank?

WF surprisingly does have an effect. Although this is a biased opinion, guest blogging really is a great way to take off toward high page rank. You just have to pick the best and the right sites and...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 4th June 2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,866
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Ebay. Is it worth it ?

I have some friends that every Monday go to thrift stores around their area, spend about $20 and make about $140 that week on different items that they find and look up before they purchase. They are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Do I need business bank account?

In the UK, you really need to go ahead and set up the account. There are a lot of head hunters that are looking for people "taking advantage," and simply by putting yourself in a category with all of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 683
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Guest Blogging

Sometimes key words work for you. I have a Google Alert that emails me when the term "guest blogging" is used on a site. Since you used it in your question, it came up on mine. You should have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,761
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: $19.95 VS $19.99 ?

Here's a great read Which Price is Right? | Fast Company | Business + Innovation (http://www.fastcompany.com/46061/which-price-right). Hopefully you'll come to your conclusion. There are some...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th May 2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Guest Blogging or Articles

You definitely want to be guest blogging. We have had a lot more success with our clients who post on blogs. It is harder to guest blog than it is to simply post an article, and there's a reason for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Problems with Photo Upload

Hey guys, I'm having a bit of an issue that I could use help on. This isn't necessarily IM related...but it is at the end of the day.

I'm trying to get an infographic up on a thread (not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By hirechrisgunn
New SEOmoz site. Thoughts?

What do you guys think of the new Moz site? Cleaner? Lame? Worth the change?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Why some buyer open disputes without contacting the seller

This is one of those 80/20 moments for the future that was being discussed in other posts...This person falls into that 80% that is not worth your time working for. Make sure when his site is ready,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,726
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Grammar is over-rated

Grammar is the math of language. I hated English and reading so much growing up unless we were studying grammar because interpretation is not science. Math is a science, and when you put language...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 603
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Is Running An 80/20 Biz Realistic?

I think the 80/20 rule that was brought up on another topic last week out of Tim Ferris' book really comes with an approach more along the lines of paying attention to where any problem areas are in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th May 2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,776
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Forum Signatures are dangerous..

You've got to weigh the situation. How much does Google actually penalize you because of your spammy forum signatures, and what kind of traffic are you seeing come to your site. The whole point of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th May 2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,788
Posted By hirechrisgunn
Re: Can cold-calling build a big offline business quickly?

Since everyone seems to have covered the ground here, I'll just share my experience. Cold calling has its pluses because you can get two things: #1 A business card with some info, and #2 The name of...
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