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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,115
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Kindle Short Story refund rate?

15% does seem to be very high. There can be a lot of reasons people return a Kindle ebook. Maybe your blurb doesn't accurately depict the story they get, maybe you have formatting errors. It's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,008
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Do You Have An eBook On Kindle?

I have 2 novels on Kindle [I put them in my signature] and have 6 more I will put up over the next 6 months with 2 more WIP.

Someone asked about profits or royalty...you get 35% for each book you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,657
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Selling eBooks On Fiverr...can you make money?

As Sandra says take a look at Kindle. That is a huge marketplace. Also take a look at Smashwords. They distribute ebooks to Apple iBookstore, Sony, Kobo, B&N etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,691
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: 1st dmca complaint ever and they want me to remove links?

I just rec'd 4 separate emails with 3 from the same company referring to 4 old article sites I used to run that I had forgotten about. One was a polite but panicked request to remove an article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,409
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Identifying the age and gender of a blogger by their writing style

What about being a hermaphrodite? Would it cause the program to crash:eek:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,739
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: ACTA Is WORSE Than PIPA or SOPA

And don't forget

Son of ACTA: meet the next secret copyright treaty (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/03/son-of-acta-meet-the-next-secret-copyright-treaty.ars)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,739
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: ACTA Is WORSE Than PIPA or SOPA

As Anonymous protests, Internet drowns in inaccurate anti-ACTA arguments (http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/01/internet-awash-in-inaccurate-anti-acta-arguments.ars)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: UglyName.com vs GoodName.ws, which domain should I choose if I want to build a brandable website

Bill has hit the nail on the head...when you talk branding keep in mind other "branded" names you might recognize....Apple, Amazon, Wikipedia, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube..these simple names were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,796
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Internet blackout in SOPA protest

Actually there are factories in "low cost" countries that build equipment and put the Caterpillar name on it just as you see with Disney products or Louis Vuitton handbags. And for many of these big...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: An example of a widely syndicated article

Ezine Articles has a feature that allows you to find out the most published articles. The info at this link shows you how

New Feature- Most Published Articles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: What do you think: are micro niches dead?

micro niches dead = I have the real way to make money = a sucker and his money will soon be parted :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Profiting from an autoblog gossip-rag?

A celebrity/gossip type site is not very east to monetize...I've read others saying that and I have a couple of my own and most people are just looking as you say....I tried different methods and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Want to make article directory

I'll throw the drunken monkey a bone Alexa...

Ezine Articles has stated it themselves if he had actually taken the time to look for it. For example they have a series of helpful videos at this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: The Next Internet Millionaire - Reality TV on the Web

That's a great idea...wish I had thought of it myself. I thought Joel had already made his millions...I guess he needs more:)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 733
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Math Majors! Help me with this please

You can get tools to help such as DupeFree Pro v2 or pay for DUPECOP DESKTOP V2 [$37 I think] and it will give you the % of uniqueness for your spun articles etc...you can spin hundreds and it shows...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: What's your favorite form of monetization

Shareasale and GoldenCan have been better affiliate programs then CJ or Clckbank for me followed by money coming in from Amazon, Adsense and a few of my own ebooks....diversification has been my goal...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th March 2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 998
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Making money in an unconventional way...AND I DON'T LIKE IT!!!

Okay... a lot of people are going to jump all over me but I believe a lot of this content is king stuff is just crap in a lot of instances.

Type in credit cards and Google returns websites from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: If It Walks Like A Duck, and Quacks Like A Duck...

Yew guys quack me up!


If it walks like a duck...and sounds like a duck...and looks like a duck...then it may be a guru in a duck suit trying to sell you something!:rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: I need your help!

The first one looks better to me....if I was looking for someone to care for my home the first gives a more "professional" look to the people behind it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: What Do You Do About The "Gatekeeper"

I've been on the other side for years, having "gatekeepers" as well as people screening my calls. Some of my friends have even laughed and teased me me that I must be very important to have all my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Is there software that can check grammar??

Whitesmoke is pretty good. They have a free online checker that handles 250 characters at a time so you can check it out.

English Grammar Software. Check Grammar, Edit & Enhance your Texts using...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Sunday Times Article on Google/BlueFart JC Penny

If you engage in this stuff you better keep a low, low, low, low profile or you get those google cement shoes from Matt "Baby Face" Cutts :eek:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Successful Blogging Formula

I would put it as + Buying Traffic + or Targeted Traffic or something like that.

As you know you can get a lot of traffic but if they ain't targeted buyers in your niche you don't make much.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Do I have A Wrong Idea of Business?

Raynal

What you have is an incomplete view of business...and perhaps life.

You quoted Zig Ziglar

“You can only get what you want, if you help enough other people get what they want.”

and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,544
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Internet Marketing: It's NOT About Money!!

It's amazing how all those people say its not about the money AFTER they have the money.;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: A question for you folks (business idea dillemma)

In a business situation where there are ideas discussed all parties in the discussion sign non-disclosure agreements. You can find non-disclosure agreements on the web and even filling it out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Is this legal? Site consolidating sports rankings.

I would imagine all these sites have a little "All Rights Reserved" tag in the footer [I put them in all my sites] and something in their TOS [terms of service] about not using their info without...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: About to give up on Ebay

I would recommend keeping the sites that are making you money with eBay for now and start testing out new sites with Amazon and Commission Junction. That way you are still making money to help out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th December 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Domain name trick(?)

This is a trick tried by others in the past and can work BUT...google can tag it as related to keyword stuffing....this refers to the practice of loading a webpage with keywords in an attempt to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,179
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: oops....I think I made a poor niche choice

Hobbies can be very profitable niches to work.

There are a number of sites and methods to figure out what people are buying online. For example, go to Amazon and take a look the section that shows...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,917
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: $0.00! - How a Complete Newbie Can Make a Start With Zero Dollars From Scratch

The OP is working from the premise of working with Zero Dollars...in this case hosting has to be on something like blogspotand once some money is made then you can move to paid hosting.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: How to Get Free 1000 backlinks

Please don't just throw this out there without warning about what can happen. If you buy back links and google catches you your sites are history. This is against their TOS Link schemes - Webmaster...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: google's new reading level feature - you really need to take notice of this

I'm developing a Shakespearean Spinner for all of my content...WSO to follow.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th December 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,276
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Can you have the exact same content on 2 different websites?

What you're talking about is exactly where the whole duplicate content issue started. People who had a website at number one in the search engine results decided to create a second website with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Is Spam Email A Simple Numbers Game?

Actually one study

Spam gets 1 response per 12,500,000 emails | News | TechRadar UK (http://www.techradar.com/news/computing/spam-gets-1-response-per-12-500-000-emails-483381)

showed a response...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: How to achieve a pr 6 page ranking

Take these numbers simply as a guideline but using SEOquake it shows he has 833,694 links coming in.

PR7 - 3 links
PR6 - 2 links
PR5 - 14 links
PR4 - 20 links
PR3 - 24 links
PR2 - 7 links...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: How to achieve a pr 6 page ranking

Don't be overly concerned with what your own page rank is. Its the links going to your site that matter. If you have a relevant link from a PR6 page to your site that can move you up the search...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Permalink Problem, ( I think ? )

When you go into Wordpress look on the left under Settings and you will see Permalinks. WP puts your permalinks as

Default http:// yoursite.com /?p=123

which is why you get the numbers.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: How does google rank domains that use one letter for two words in the domain?

I take it that others like .biz and .info are available? Worth a shot for $10 or so...I've taken some like that and done well. All the domains take work even EMD's
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 889
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Google getting into the Ebook Business!

Nope

Google condoms 'cause they keep $%#^#$% us

but [according to google] they have a tendency to break when sold from a thin affiliate site
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th December 2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 889
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Google getting into the Ebook Business!

Dear Larry Page and Sergey Brin

please google

power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely

then google

do no evil
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Touch Type or Speech Recognition?

I use Dragon Naturally Speaking for my content creation. I've tried others but found Dragon to be the best. I can type fairly quickly but I have found it a more efficient use of my time to use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,704
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: xsitepro or wordpress for micro niche sites?

I use both Xsitepro and Wordpress as well as Wordpress MU and they each have their pros and cons.

Wordpress is easy to use and can make it very easy to set up new sites quickly but can be a real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,422
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: I don't want to get sued and lose everything and have to live on the street...

"He said that 1 of every 4 people on the seminar would be sued...at the begining of the presentation was very scary.."

Pay very close attention. You have just received a very valuable lesson in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,932
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Philadelphia charges bloggers $300 licensing fee!

Back in 2000. based on the US census. there were something like 18,443 cities, towns, villages etc in the USA. If they all decided to ask for a fee...

18,443 x $50 = $922,150.00

True, you may...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: How can I purchase a .ca or .fr domain

To buy a .ca you must have a Canadian presence. That means being a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada or have a registered corporation under the laws of Canada or any province or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,029
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: List of Wordpress MU sites

Try a search in google with

"Currently powering" blogs

I then go through results looking for ones that show "Currently powering 200 blogs" or "Currently powering 3000 blogs" as the ones with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By Lee MacRae
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: 3D Video coming your way

This ticks me off when you go and buy a new HDTV and find out it doesn't have a refresh rate high enough for 3D!:(

I think this is an Obama plot to get everyone to have to buy new tv's to help the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By Lee MacRae
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Google now making us sign into account to use keyword tool ?

It gets annoying when you are working on keywords and you get sent over to sign up for adwords. I thought google was all about the "making the user experience better" and not concentrating on making...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th May 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,725
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Stop hunting links like a mad man.....there is more to the ranking

Not always true. Pamela Anderson had a lot of "bounce time" on Dancing with the Stars and still got kicked off;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th May 2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: PPC To Affiliate Review Site = Adword Ban?

Here is a quote from google webmaster tools

Thin affiliate sites: These sites collect pay-per-click (PPC) revenue by sending visitors to the sites of affiliate programs, while providing little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Our Industry as We Know it - Where did it All began ?

Sorry but that is not true. The "internet" started back in the 1960's as a military application to maintain communications. It took 30 years before commercialization and "advertising" began in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Article Marketing May Be Dead Soon With The Rising Popularity of Videos. But Only Google Can Do

Spammers will probably use a lot of echo effects to get their keywords in a ton of times....:rolleyes:

Buy your "viagra...viagra..viagra..viagra" today!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,845
Posted By Lee MacRae
Re: Lessons Learned from earning $60,151.68 in past 12 months with Amazon Associates

@willies

Amazon makes it very easy even for a beginner, especially if you are using Wordpress.

When you log into your Amazon Account you will see a menu at the top: Home- Links & Banners -...
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