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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd September 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,612
Posted By Pestew
Re: Videojacker Reviews?

I wish they would have launched this on the WF, then we could at least ask them direct questions and get deeper information.

Joan, would you say the the software just copies the layout of a...
Forum: Website Design 14th December 2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Pestew
Re: Does anyone use AWS Amazon for hosting WP?

Well, here's what I ended up doing, at least for now:

I discovered a great hosting provider via research here on the WF and although I'd love to give credit to the well informed gentleman that...
Forum: Website Design 12th December 2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Pestew
Re: Does anyone use AWS Amazon for hosting WP?

Yes, quite a lot, for sure! Just wanted to get the best value and have the flexibility of growing without extra upfront costs, also these days speed plays a huge factor in seo, but sure don't need...
Forum: Website Design 11th December 2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Pestew
Re: Does anyone use AWS Amazon for hosting WP?

It sounds like the level of upkeep that you're saying is not worth the savings, even if I found a low cost alternative to set it up. I would say that's exactly what I needed to know, thanks Robin....
Forum: Website Design 11th December 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Pestew
Re: Does anyone use AWS Amazon for hosting WP?

Good point, I was thinking about that, too. Already did a search on fiverr and seemed pretty slim pickings on people that claim to have experience and good reviews on AWS.
Forum: Website Design 11th December 2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By Pestew
Does anyone use AWS Amazon for hosting WP?

Just wanted to know if anyone has any experience with using the Amazon Cloud servers to host WordPress onto what is called a "micro instance".

Its supposed to be free the first year and very...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Wow, thanks again Rich for taking so much of your time explaining this to me in such depth!!

Excellent advise, I now understand and completely agree with you. That makes perfect sense and I don't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

I wanted to express my gratitude to everyone for their much valued input on this thread so far. I'm going to go for the gusto here so just trying to put this contract together while keeping all the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Excellent point, much appreciated, Geek. I'm starting to put the contract together now and will definitely keep that in mind. Hopefully, this could be the beginning "New World" for me.

Thanks!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Thanks again for your input Mike,

I will be writing the contract, so I will make sure it's worded for possible dips.

I think he just wants to keep my head in the game, it's more pressure, ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Thanks Rich,

I agree to a point, if am in control of all the offsite links, wouldn't that be the same thing basically? Two different websites would be too confusing to the user and could cost lost...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

I think he's trying to keep a fire to my feet, as long as he's making money, he'll be happy.

I look at it as if promoting for Amazon products, their commission is much smaller and payout is much...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

The site would be solely under my control, he just owns the domain. and like I said, I will have control of all the off site optimizing so if he pulls something stupid, I will have some leverage....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

I just wrote to him of these exact concerns and he has responded that we could have some type of "circuit breakers" for possible drops.

Also, I will have control of all the off site optimizing so...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

That's understandable, I should have clarified a little better.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th February 2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Yea, great idea! I think anything that keeps me in control of the sales process will be hard for him to turn away in the end.

Thanks!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Re: Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

Yea, I know what your saying, but he's an old school direct sales guy, if your not producing results, out you go.

I have also considered having some sort of provision for algorithm changes and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Pestew
Am I crazy to agree to this or is this really a good opportunity?

I’m about to enter an agreement with a national retailer in a small but common niche. Basically I would be working as an affiliate marketer doing SEO work and whatever marketing to create sales...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Pestew
Re: AAARG!! GP is driving me nuts!! Help...

Thanks Mike for your help, I deeply appreciate it.



Meant no changes to the listing.



I didn’t think so, just taking a desperate stab in the dark.
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Pestew
AAARG!! GP is driving me nuts!! Help...

I am distraught with frustration. Seems like I'm just spinning my wheels and my client is losing confidence in me by the day!!

I was really hoping that someone might have inside information on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Pestew
Re: SEO Pricing structure for client

Good point, insanefireman, I think that's the other side of the double edged sword. Again, better to ease them in while you show proof in your results and let them see some profits. That way they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Pestew
Re: SEO Pricing structure for client

Okay, awesome tips here!

Yes, I agree, hourly is definitely the better and safer way to go, but it's also the hardest to sell no doubt. I think having a well detailed proposal, showing some proof...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Pestew
Re: SEO Pricing structure for client

Thanks so much guys for all the really great input! I will be considering them all...

Maybe a monthly package that states number of hours projected, based on the per hour rate and stated desired...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Pestew
SEO Pricing structure for client

I've been searching for days now to get a good handle on pricing SEO work for a client meeting coming up. Everything I've seen so far seems obscure in one way or another.

How do you explain price...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By Pestew
Re: Google Places Account Creation - Help

Excellent point Rus!!

...now I just need to battle the "Walmart Mindset"!:(
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Pestew
Re: Analytic reports Google

Also came across this post as a couple open source free alternatives to the GA big dog:



...Anyway, it seems pretty universal that people are questioning GA accuracy even in places like SEOmoz...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd January 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Pestew
Re: Analytic reports Google

I once heard that Google is only 70% accurate. I checked around a bit because I was wondering why the discrepancy.

This answer seemed to make a lot of sense:



I believe a visitor's browser...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th October 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,489
Posted By Pestew
Re: 9 hours until I will be face to face with prospects. How does this flyer look?

The "1 in 8 ads sent out result in a sale" is absolutely the most powerful part in the whole flier and should definitely be your headline.

The sub-headline should be as Mike said but add a couple...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th October 2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,106
Posted By Pestew
Re: Mobile website for restaurants - handling their menu?

I'd be interested in a solution also. I have a Mexican restaurant that I will be working on with a huge menu. I was thinking to break it down into categorized sub-pages if that's even possible.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th October 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pestew
Re: Open Market: Only 1.25% of Websites Are Mobile Friendly

Deum,
Thanks! Much interested... I'm trying to put together a good client presentation as well as building a fact-filled flier. Have you put together a collection?

-Pete
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th October 2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pestew
Re: Open Market: Only 1.25% of Websites Are Mobile Friendly

Evan,
Good Bet, I think your on a solid track! I am doing much the same only thing that Facebook keeps touting me as the third child in this land of offline.

-Pete
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st October 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Pestew
Re: Idea for getting new business on board

Your saying to build your own sms list? If so, any suggestions on how to do this efficiently?

Thanks for your thoughtful post, Charles.

-Pete
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Pestew
Re: The Biggest QR Code Ever!!!

Well now... this thread will be here when you get back, I promise!!:D
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Pestew
Re: Idea for getting new business on board

Yes, I quite agree on your point Don, seems like everyone's saying "ya gatta to GIVE in order to get" and you know, "prime the pump" so to speak (especially when your first starting up).

Can you...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Pestew
Re: The Biggest QR Code Ever!!!

Yes, as long as you are far enough back to fit the code image into your scan viewer. I’ve heard of outdoor billboards with QR codes on them.

Funny thing with this code is when I scanned it at the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Pestew
Re: The Biggest QR Code Ever!!!

Just this last weekend I was stunned with this inside a local movie theater. The QR code had to be 3ft x 3ft on a 7 ft tall sign advertising an upcoming movie. Cool thing was, the usual black areas...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th September 2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pestew
Re: Open Market: Only 1.25% of Websites Are Mobile Friendly

Thanks Adam, that will come in handy real for me!

I just have to say, it only helps our credibility when we can back up our stats with reputable resources. We as marketers know how important the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th September 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By Pestew
Re: Open Market: Only 1.25% of Websites Are Mobile Friendly

Great post Adam!

I'd say it's pretty evident we are back in the 90's with mobile. I have a feeling it will explode much faster considering the extreme versatility and rampant ownership of smart...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th September 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,843
Posted By Pestew
Re: [OFFLINE NEWBIES] - AVOID BEING SCAMMED by Knowing What to Expect in Your New Offline Business

Warrior Ben,

My hat goes off to you, sir! This has been a eye opening and real learning experience. I actually thought you were slightly tough on her (in the very beginning) even though it seemed...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th September 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,256
Posted By Pestew
Re: Mobile Business Workshop

I second that notion LongTail! I have much respect for the man and what he stands for!

@Mike, YES, I am very interested as would be anyone involved with mobile marketing here on the forum.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Thanks jalexanderseo for the suggestion! I could bring that up to him, although it is a small restaurant and has a comparably small profit margin so I doubt he'll go for it.

I will be working on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Awesome info B, Please keep me posted on this inspiring venture!
-Pete
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

I just have to remark, a 5% discount opt-in and 5% off coupon with a 20% redemption rate is astounding!! Wow… Makes me wonder what the heck I’m missing here. Are the products a high end expensive...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Thanks BKH!! Definably a much needed shot in the arm!

I’ve updated the opening post here so everyone can see it. And filled in some steps I plan on taking in the prior post here. More coming...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th September 2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Thanks everyone for all the great input so far!

I have updated the latest results in the first post for those interested. The 3rd blast was an expected low redemption but the owner insisted on it....
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

I admit, extremely small and at (53 now) 5 weeks in, not good.

Table tents, posters and fliers so far. He is giving away a free taco with the chance to win a free meal for two every month.

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd September 2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Thom,

YES, you not only answered, but have generously given an incredible brain-jolt to expand my quest for client acquisition!! Thanks so much for devulging! I would love to discuss further...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd September 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Pestew
Re: New Mobile simulator

Nice share Quentin!
I have not seen this before, looks really versatile! Thanks again, Quentin!
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Holy ****, dealmaker! You have nailed the core of it all with the HS Factor! I absolutely agree, like some others have said essentially you have to knock them off the horse with the offers. He just...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

I appreciate the honest opinion on that; I was starting to think along that line myself.

Yes, it always seems like a battle between the courage of a really outstanding offer for the best results...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

I think he’s referring to subscribers, do you recommend blasting more than once per week? Any good results on that?



Yes, truly agree with the newspaper comparison, good point.

Wow, super...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Good point, I have done the back side of the table tents in Spanish. but have not done the fliers. Will strongly suggest that to the owner. Didn't want to ad that to the front page because it was...
Forum: Offline Marketing 1st September 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,107
Posted By Pestew
Re: SMS Text Marketing Campaign: is it going south?

Everyone has give very much value to here, thanks so much!

I was thinking of creating an outline bullet list of all the different points made here then either starting a new thread or putting the...
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