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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: A look at my Tech blog site - Inc. Screenshots - Why is it not making money?

Since you're using SEO, it depends on what your competition is. Some product keywords/model numbers are easy to rank...but sometimes it's extremely hard. If a company released a product called...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Ezine articles difficult question?

You can get an "idea" using the "Article Traffic Finder" tool on my site. See my sig. If you're a techie, you can "scrape" pages on Google using tons of keywords.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Does this kind of autoresponder exist?

I typically use niche lists and use list automation to dump them to my master list as well. So in that way I can separate promos with a certain target market. I use eReponder and it does that. ...
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 28th February 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 46,293
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: best way to get free traffic to your website ?

The whole idea for free traffic is to piggyback on authority sites (article directories, niche sites, web 2.0 sites...etc), and link to your website.

It's a good idea if you post content that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Need a bit of help...

It's from the Popup Domination WP plugin.

Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How Much Would You Pay For These Articles?

I would pay about 4 bucks. That's the avg price that I've been paying for similar articles.

Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: State sales tax as an affiliate?

I'm in California as well. Since you aren't selling anything directly as an affiliate, paying sales tax is not your responsibility.

Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How Can I Check Out The True Competition For 80 Keywords

I agree with redicelander.

While there are plenty of great, premium tools out there, it doesn't take too long to get info as redicelander mentioned.

To add more, just looking at the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Private pages on blog network

The private page itself can show up in search results...but the content won't.

Charles
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th October 2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Hi Everyone..v3t0 here

Welcome aboard! You've stumbled onto one of the best internet marketing forums on the net!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,824
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Can I host my namecheap domains on Godaddy?

A lot of slamming on Godaddy. While there are many other hosting services and domain registrars out there...Godaddy isn't that bad. Yeah, they don't use Cpanel, but a lot of webmasters could live...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Pros and Cons of Free Versus Paid Advertising

Give the guy a break. There are people on this forum with different levels of knowledge - I'm sure there's somebody out there that could learn from it.

With that being said, try posting your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Do you prefer to send customers to your squeeze page or your sales page?

I agree...test it.

There were times where I really wanted to build a list for certain niches...but things didn't work out. My conversions via squeeze pages sucked and so I switched to straight-up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,462
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: "How Can I Make my Youtube Video go Viral?"

I agree that it's an art. I haven't been able to duplicate my success on some videos that I've made. Just by pushing out volume, I've been able to have some videos go viral and get 1 mill+ views. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: TV on PC software

Ryan, I would either spend a day (or more) updating the channels or pay somebody to do it - then put it out on the market. The shell with a bunch of outdated channels (or none) would have a very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,126
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: top 26 article directories..

Here's a list of some of those sites and more (with PR as of 9/5/10):

Site PR
1) addme.com 7
2) magportal.com 7
3) articlebase.com 6
4) articlecity.com 6
5) articlesbase.com 6
6) buzzle.com...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Choosing a dedicated server - any suggestions?

Andrew, can you elaborate on why you're embarrassed? With Liquidweb, it does look like you would get more bang for the buck.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How does Google read a domain name...

Istvan....not sure what you're talking about there. Care to elaborate?

Just kidding. Funny example. I heard something similar in a recent seminar I attended.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Is this header too gawdy?

I have some sites that have simple header graphics and some that are more graphic intensive.

The question is, how does it effect your bottom line? You won't know until you test and compare it to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Which merchant account?

Paypal does have it's issues. You can use authorize.net if your site's software supports it. With them, you can accept just about any major credit card.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 682
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How do we expand our list?

Hey Bujuk,

It's all about traffic and conversions. If your landing page is converting quite well, think about what other ways you can drive traffic to it with your budget. I don't know what kind...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Quick affiliate marketing question.........

Not sure why Shareasale isn't preferred...they're a great affiliate network.

Client side and server side are 2 different things. On the client side, cookies are set. On the merchant's server...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: the advatage of expired domains - worth it?

If PR or strength didn't transfer, then there would be no reason to buy them. If you do buy them, you can buy one's with general names and use them as general sites.

-Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Need Feedback about Aged Domain

While nothing comes up if you directly type in the domain into your browser, Google may have these pages cached. You'll want to see the PR of these pages that are showing up in the SERPs. You can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,313
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Viewing flash website on mobile phone?

At this time, I would say stay away from Flash if your intention is to go mobile. If you're trying to show videos, I know that Youtube works. If you're just trying to show flash animation, then it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: same IP & linking

It looks like you're worried about link to 1 IP from a bunch of sites on other IP's. Why should this be a red flag? It's more of a red flag if you have 1 IP linking from tons of domains on the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Mailing List Follow-Up or Broadcast?

Evergreen autoresponder messages are good, timely broadcasts are even better. If you're able to hook your broadcasts with current events, that can make your messages even more compelling.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Not Having My Own Domain Is Kinda Discouraging

I would recommend Blogger for an affiliate site than Wordpress.com as far as free sites go. WP wasn't cool with my commercial content. Weebly is another great place.

-Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: What Sign Up Incentive Should I Choose

Create different incentives and split test them to see what works better for you. You can use something like Google Website Optimizer to see what converts the best.

-Charles
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How to launch a product in offline marketing with no internet, computer.

You mentioned something about getting dealers.

If this is the case, you can hire a bunch of telemarketers to call up dealers if there are many.

If there are any trade shows in your area,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,082
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: I'm not that stupid.....

Whats interesting about Gmail, is that I notice they don't include unsubscribe links in truncated messages. This mostly happens if I'm getting several emails (on the same topic) from the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How To Properly Structurer Keywords & Pages ?

For each of your posts, focus on ranking just 1 keyword. All tags/meta keywords should be related to that 1 keyword. Most of the content on each page should be related to the 1 keyword you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 758
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Not Having My Own Domain Is Kinda Discouraging

If you're using free sites for now, you can diversify by using other free sites besides just linking back to lenses.

If you're worried about getting stuff deleted, focus on whitehat tactics, use...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th August 2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,815
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How to get from the Second page to the First page of Google?

You can create more page specific backlinks for the pages/keywords you wish to rank (vs just sending most of them to your homepage).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: PLR or Outsourced Virgin Content ... Which is Best?

It depends on the market and what type of site you're trying to build. With IM especially, your content will need some personality to be effective...this is something that is lacking in most PLR. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How does Google read a domain name...

To answer your question: from left to right (that wasn't meant to be a joke).

If you're trying to rank, forget about if Google reads your domain or headline first. If you can pick a domain that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Did you ever notice that

It's not just a matter of traffic. People can scrape links off the search engines and automate message submissions to sites (with the type of message that you received).

You can set up filters in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Not sure where to ask..

Just looked at both pages. Obvious stuff first:> I would switch to a simple sales letter where the letters are on a white background. Strip out the top navigation. I also prefer single-column...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: First time to enter this forum

Welcome aboard. You'll find a lot of great info here.:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Any Wordpress 3.0 experts? Help please...

Karen's advice will work well. I've only had issues using export and import in WP with large websites. The maximum size is currently 8mb. If you go over that, you'll have to split the XML file and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Fliers for offline business???

I guess I'm kinda old school - have you tested fliers that aren't so graphical? All of the fliers that I've used have been mostly text. If I use graphics, I'll simply use a royalty-free pic and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,215
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How Do I Find Out How Much My Domain is Worth?

IMHO, most of those domain valuation sites are a bunch of B.S. If you're making money from the domain, then you can charge somewhere between 1 to 10 times. That's just a guideline. People also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: trying to rank a goarticles article...

If your intention is to rank your goarticle article, focus on linking to it instead of "linking goarticles article to ezine". Also, try to link from many other sources besides from 1 article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Unsure of which way to go with my blog

About micro sites, it depends on what your goal is, and how you intend to get traffic. If you're in a big niche and you're building out a network of micro sites for SEO, I'm all for that.

About...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: my clickbank id not working correctly?

I don't think you can expect your affiliate sales to be consistent. Everybody's computer is different and some will block your affiliate tracking. I've never had to recreate accounts for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Do you know why people unsubscribing to your list?

Simple rule: You can't make everybody happy. Accept it and move on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,961
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How do you deal with cheeky replies to your emails?

I know what you feel. At the same time, it's common and since it's a known - it's something that you should accept mentally. I've shifted my focus to building buyers lists instead of giving out...
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 21st August 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Most important skill sets

For non-paid traffic, I usually tell my clients to either pick between creating articles or videos. If you want traffic to your site fast, create them on sites like Ezinearticles or Youtube and then...
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 21st August 2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: How to shorten post on homepage

I use the Evermore plugin on all blogs that I create. It will automatically truncate posts which do not have the more tag and it will use the more tag if you utilize it.
Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 21st August 2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Keyword Tools

Hi Steve,

It depends what you're after. I've been using keyword tools for over 7 years and each one I've tried has its own plus and minuses. I used Micro Niche Finder and Market Samurai as well....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,215
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Mass Pinging Site

TrafficMystic has one called "Seo Fast Indexer". You can load in your own URLs or use a pre-loaded list of 30,000 sites for meta-indexing and 29 ping services. It works pretty well and I highly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By Charles Amith
Re: Is the traditional squeeze page still effective?

To add to what Steve and SirBertram mentioned, test squeeze pages with different traffic sources. I've had squeeze pages that worked well with article marketing, but didn't work with banner ads. ...
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