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Forum: Website Design 8th October 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 790
Posted By TCrosby
Your site needs to look good

I've heard many times that you don't need too much time focusing on how your site looks. I've always thought this was bad advice, but utterly know it to be true now in 2014 compared to 3-4 years ago....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By TCrosby
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Dead Amazon PR 2 Site. What to do?

1. Write a half dozen new posts and schedule them to drip publish over the next 6 weeks.

2. Disavow any shitty links using google webmaster tools

3. Buy a high quality link building campaign....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By TCrosby
Strange Amazon Stats Last Few Days

Is anyone else seeing inconsistent or strange amazon stats the last week?

First, my sales for the last two days of July doubled after they were already reported. Then they reverted a day later.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th July 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By TCrosby
Theory on longer google sandbox

I have a theory on what the purpose of the new/longer/tougher google sandbox might be.

For clarification, by sandbox I mean the first 4-6 months of a sites existence during which google now seems...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,085
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Marketing a small sports blog

Twitter is huge for sports. HUGE.

Get close with other bloggers, guest post back and forth, and interact a lot on twitter.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th June 2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Host suspended me for 8 hours, rankings tanked...

It should fix itself.

What happens is google gets 404 errors on all the URLs it knows are supposed to exist on your site. So it might de-emphasize you in case your site is gone.

I had my site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Good Amazon review theme?

I skip themes that are meant for reviews, and use somethign really clean and nice looking. Woothemes canvas is one of my favorites.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Help! is my bounce rate correct? - 3.85%

Poster of the Screenshot here.



Since this site makes $500/month, I'd rather not share it. That also speaks to its value. $500/month on 160 visitors a day (40% of which click through to Amazon)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Help! is my bounce rate correct? - 3.85%

http://i.imgur.com/54tN6mf.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Help! is my bounce rate correct? - 3.85%

I have a amazon product review site that has a consistent bounce rate of 1-2% for 9 months straight.

It's possible. Factors:


Organic traffic
Keywords/searches where people are looking for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By TCrosby
Bulk Link Checking + Pinging tool

Came across this and have found it super useful:

LinkCheckPro - The Best Link Checker Online Today! (http://www.linkcheckpro.com/)

Helpful for following up on outsourced seo or fiverr gigs
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By TCrosby
Re: How Would You Start with an Authority Site?

Starts with great research of the niche, and knowing it inside and out. Than...

1. Post a dozen highly informative articles on fundamental topics. Longer articles that speak with authority, with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th June 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Organic traffic dropped 80% last two days

My lord what actually happened is ridiculous...

I changed main email addresses some months back, and my domain registrar was still using my old email (which I no longer receive). Turns out my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Organic traffic dropped 80% last two days

A little to drastic to just be "fickle internet not clicking through for random scheduling/calendar/seasonal reasons":

http://i.imgur.com/qCyHzRo.png

Unfortunately, webmaster tools only has...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Organic traffic dropped 80% last two days

I'd prefer not to post the site.

I wasn't asking anyone to solve why, I was simply asking if anyone else has experienced something similar this week.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Organic traffic dropped 80% last two days

This sounds very like my case.

Interestingly enough, I was fine when Panda 4 supposedly dropped like 2 weeks ago.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,158
Posted By TCrosby
Organic traffic dropped 80% last two days

Have a $500/month site that dropped from 175/uniques a day to 30 uniques a day yesterday, and today looks like its going to be low again.

Seems like a weird timing a few weeks after Panda 4....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By TCrosby
SEO package/service recommendations

Looking to find a couple high quality SEO packages or service providers that I can count on.

I've tried a few things I've thought were okay, but am looking for any personal endorsements. Anyone...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 15th April 2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,131
Posted By TCrosby
Re: [Guaranteed Rank Boosting Service]100% Safe White Hat Links for Quality Lovers Starting from $4.

Do you provide login details to the web2.0/pilot/tier1 properties you set up?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,426
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Is There Money In Game Apps?

From a programmer, let me give you some advice...

The app markets are horrendous. Are great game can get no attention and never make anything. And terrible games can somehow get discovered and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Amazon Problems???

200-300 words for a review is on the small end. I would recommend no fewer than 500, but more preferably closer to 1000.

That may be part of the "lack of content" issue. To them, they see you as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By TCrosby
Re: 10 Lessons & Tips from outsourcing product reviews

How did I write 12 tips but title this 10.... (facepalm)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By TCrosby
Re: 10 Lessons & Tips from outsourcing product reviews

For $4/700wd I was mostly receiving asian applicants, but there were some americans and europeans who were native english speakers. By getting lots of applicants however, you are able to find asian...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Amazon Products

http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/918687-case-study-1st-amazon-site-500-month-4-months.html
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By TCrosby
10 Lessons & Tips from outsourcing product reviews

I stayed away from outsourcing for a long time, but dug in in the last few months (using odesk), and eventually got a system down. Here is my advice to make the process less painful:

1. You won't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By TCrosby
Are these stats as good as they seem

For a new amazon associate site, my stats from last month kind of blew me away, and I'm wondering if they are as high/good as I think, or if this isn't unheard of for amazon product review sites.
...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 8th November 2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,035
Views: 217,057
Posted By TCrosby
Re: [1,000 + Served!!!] No Other WF SEO Service Provider Has More Positive Reviews - Only $25!!!

I am possibly interested, but would like smaller campaigns with fewer backlinks (say 20% the number/size).

Do offer other packages or work through odesk?
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 8th November 2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4,035
Views: 217,057
Posted By TCrosby
Re: [1,000 + Served!!!] No Other WF SEO Service Provider Has More Positive Reviews - Only $25!!!

I am possibly interested, but would like smaller campaigns with fewer backlinks (say 20% the number/size).

Do offer other packages or work through odesk?
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 4th November 2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,887
Posted By TCrosby
Re: [A+ SEO Service, Penguin 2.1 Safe] SEnuke XCr Full Monty Campaign: Best Campaign to Get Fast Ran

Hi, I have several questions:

1. Are there any restrictions on article size if we are providing the articles?

2. I have looked at your different senuke campaigns at SEnuke XCr Services | SEO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By TCrosby
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By TCrosby
What is your Bounce Rate?

What is a low, normal, and high bounce rate?

Note that I am more specifically thinking about for quality content, authority type blogs. Not adsense, amazon, etc.

I have what I think is a really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Is this domain legal?

So I'll ask this again...

What if it is not used in the domain, but used in your website title, and header tags?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Is this domain legal?

Alternatively would it be legal to have the domain

UnfriendedOn

but have the title, header, and such things all say "Unfriended on Facebook"

(this is not the domain I am interested in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,174
Posted By TCrosby
Is this domain legal?

I know the are a lot of fine lines when using company or product names in domains...

Would something like

UnfriendedOnFacebook.com

be illegal?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

At first I thought that the links being "hidden" is what would have incurred the penalty, because that is a sketchy technique.

But when I found the code that created the links, all it did was only...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th May 2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

WOW. So the effect of catching these pharmacy/viagra links has been huge!

Google recached my home page 2 days ago, showing the links to be gone. Some more of the inner pages were recached...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By TCrosby
Re: How Much Is This Worth?

It's not really for a product/service of mine. It could be in the future, but it's just a business model I have been thinking about the last day or two.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By TCrosby
Re: How Much Is This Worth?

That's $1600 per month... seems a little high, doesn't it?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By TCrosby
How Much Is This Worth?

If you could get 20 never-before-released PLR articles every week in a new niche, accompanied by a keyword analysis spreadsheet for that niche. They would be released to other people besides yourself...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th May 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

What I was speaking of was sort of temporary meta links. Things like say woorank.com evaluating my site, and having a link. A have a handful of random links like that floating around. Not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th May 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

The good news is when google cached my site today, the bogus links are no longer there.

I've heard that some people who fell victim to this exploit had them links/bug reoccur so I guess I'll need...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Advice Please. Need to Take Action.

I am willing to talk with you on gchat for a bit if you want to get some advice/direction. PM me
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,284
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Site got hacked = Massive amount of traffic

It seems obvious to me why they might want to do such a thing.

If they had some malicious javascript that infects viewers with something beneficial to the attacker, than it also benefits the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th May 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

I think I may have found and removed the malicious code, but don't really know how to verify that
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th May 2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

Is there a way to see if these hidden links are live on the site right now? (as opposed to a cached version from a week or two ago?)

I'd like to try systematically turning off my plugins to see if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By TCrosby
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By TCrosby
Re: An interesting way to get youtube traffic

What do you think would be a reasonable price to offer? (For a single video's description)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By TCrosby
An interesting way to get youtube traffic

Would it be worth emailing the owners of some very successful youtube videos (that don't have links in their descriptions) and offer to pay them $x to put a link to your site/blog in it?

Say a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

I've heard that links that are disguised/invisible/hidden were also something that Penguin penalized heavily. So that could be it
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st May 2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

I will take those into account and see what I can do.

I am unfortunately tight on time for the next 3 weeks.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

Content is completely unique.

I have gotten in contact with several others within the niche, and have some inter-blog promotions planned.

More keywords based backlinks are forthcoming.

I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By TCrosby
Why was this blog hit by Penguin?

Can someone take a look at my blog, and give me any insight you might have as to why this may have been hit by the penguin update?

This blog is about 5 months old, has PR1, and was receiving about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By TCrosby
Video editing software?

Does anyone have recommendations for good, free video editing software?

I want to make several videos that are more complex than powerpoint/camtasia.

What I want to be able to do is to add...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Review My Blog Please

It's less high converting than I'd like.

The optin forms have been up for about a week, and I'm converting about 4% of visitors to optins.

Going to play with the form at the bottom of posts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By TCrosby
Re: Review My Blog Please

Grabbed some code and graphic templates from here
7 Custom Aweber Email Signup Forms (http://diythemes.com/thesis/aweber-email-signup-forms/)
And redid the graphics myself

Its YARPP, which now...
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