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Forum: Programming 2nd October 2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Fantasos stopped working - from PHP upgrade?

Support got back to me and they said it was due to the htaccess file needing a RewriteBase line in it. They put it in and voila, the shopping cart started working.

1. I haven't changed anything in...
Forum: Programming 1st October 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Jay Jennings
Fantasos stopped working - from PHP upgrade?

A couple days ago my web host upgraded PHP on my server to 5.3.something and it looked like everything was working but found out today my Fantasos shopping cart is NOT working. Not only can you not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Warning: Article Submitters Are All Buggy!

Most article submitters work by loading the submission page and inserting the article content into the forms. When an article submission site makes a change to their page, most article submitters...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jay Jennings
Why Article Spinners (And Some Marketers) Deserve Ridicule

While someone who knows what they're doing may be able to spin an article and get decent results, I've seen too many results like the following to believe it's an exception:



Those are the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,660
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Why My 91% Spun Version of My Article Got Declined???

When they don't have anything new to say about it, then maybe it's time to shut up about the subject and stop littering.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,720
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

That's a double-sarcasm -- does that mean you're actually being sincere?

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: How Do you Manage Your Articles?

(It is SO cool to read a thread and see your name like that!)

Article Architect (http://jayjennings.com/likes/articlearchitect/wf) is the best way to handle all the content we marketers produce....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 8,720
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Yet another lemon of a JV email

At the risk of nobody sitting with me at lunch tomorrow, I'll side with Darklock (dude, I am only saying this because I care -- there are a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th May 2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: If Video Is So Great...

In general, I think it's easier to learn something you DO by watching it done, and easier to learn stuff to KNOW by reading.

Juggling
Puppet Mouth Synchronization
Fly Fishing
Magic Tricks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Membership Sites for Products... All Crap?

I'm a big fan of Jimmy D. Brown's fixed-time membership concept (see, Membernaire (http://jayjennings.com/likes/membernaire/wf)), which was also tweaked as Brunson's Micro-Continuity.

I've been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 575
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: How many here sell software

I've programmed and sold multiple (dozens, maybe?) products in the past few years -- both desktop and web-based.

But I hate PMs, so if you want to ask me something and it can be done publicly,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th May 2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Affiliate Sales Not Showing - Am I the Only One?

Just curious, why would you tell someone to clear their cookies? Either a cookie will be set or it won't -- it's not voodoo (usually).

By telling someone to clear their cookies you're doing a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Need Advice on a terms of service agreement

*Read* the terms of service?!?!

Yowza, that's a new one! =:)

Jay Jennings

PS - Only partly kidding. 1 in 1000 reads them, if that many. You can just click Agree without agreeing to the TOS....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Online Marketing to Latinos

What people say and what people do are often two VERY different things. You can't ask people what they'd do and assume you have the answer. It would be cool if it worked that way, but it don't. =:)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Combining a content side with an opt-in form... Can I?!

Sure it can work, although you're diluting your message. Do you want people to get good info from your content, or do you want them to opt-in?

On the other hand, write your content correctly and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: powerpoint presentation video - how?

I'd like to add my take to what Gary said.

It's not that you shouldn't use some animation or transitions between slides, but don't use them all. Pick a transition for your presentation and use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: HTML 5 Taking over the Web... Apple Snubbing Adobe because the will be obsolete. What do yall th

The thing is, Flash used to be necessary to give us certain things on the web. I believe that time is coming to an end. If you can do something with a plugin or without a plugin, choosing the latter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,261
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Should all article marketing threads be relegated to a sub forum

I hate the idea of every topic being broken out into a sub-forum -- that just makes it hard to keep up with the "general" flow of the marketing world.

I hate it, until I want to do some research...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: HTML 5 Taking over the Web... Apple Snubbing Adobe because the will be obsolete. What do yall th

There are close to 90 million mobile devices from Apple out there that can use HTML5. And close to 90 million people that don't really care all that much about Flash on those devices.

While HTML5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: powerpoint presentation video - how?

Which step do you need more detail with?

Have you created a presentation yet?

If not, do you know how to use PowerPoint (or Keynote on the Mac)? If the answer to that is no, go play around with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2010, 02:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: I am a little angry...

That's why I cloak almost all my links -- so I can change the redirect on the fly whenever I want. I can put a bazillion links out there promoting ABC Widget and if I want, in about 4 seconds I can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,114
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Warning: Rant - I'm so tired of people not telling if their software is Windows only

PC might stand for Personal Computer, but that's not what it MEANS to anyone in the world of computers. Nobody is confused when someone asks, "Do you use a PC or a Mac?"

I agree with the OP, it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Just Made Ten Cents on Mechanical Turk

I love seeing messages like this. Everybody stay away from MTurk, it's not worth your time to investigate at all.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Sending across ebooks/software for your worker.Does it violate copyrights?

This isn't legal advice, just a comment.

In neither case you mentioned should anyone get all up in arms. They may, because they have a stick up their whatever, but they shouldn't.

But a better...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 985
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: What the hell is quality content?

It starts with an ad in the back of Soldier of Fortune magazine...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,623
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Where do you get MUSIC for your videos?

I like Stock20 (http://jayjennings.com/likes/stock20/wf) -- just $20 and you get multiple lengths (sometimes 25 or more) for that price.

Plus, your first one is free when you open an account so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: What software to use to make a video instruction of your software product?

Jill - I've used the Export to YouTube a couple times and tried the Export to Flash once (just to see it work), but I export most of my stuff as a "normal" video file.

The export option I use most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Aweber question re follow-up emails & subscribers

You don't set up an email to go out on day 5, you set up an email to go out X number of days after the previous email.

So unless the a/r breaks down, your "old" people won't get a batch of emails...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,974
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: What software to use to make a video instruction of your software product?

If you're going to pay money, get ScreenFlow -- I swear by it (and almost never at it).

Jing, as mentioned, is also good, but there's another 5-minute max free option I like, called Screenr.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: What IM Blogs do You Read?

Jeff - go to the .net version of the site -- that's where the blog is (no charge).

Blog Tips to Help You Make Money Blogging - ProBlogger (http://www.problogger.net/)

Unless you meant something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 950
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: You Have A New Sale...

It's like the subject line "personal from Joe."

Liar.

Personal means you're writing to ME, not your freakin' list.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Good ? 4 The Nerds! :)

Are you trying to trick the person who's viewing the web site into thinking it's not a framed page? Why would you care about that? And why would they care about that?

In answer to your question, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Making Money On The Road?

I usually don't leave any drives attached longer than I need to just for that reason. So most of the time I'm just grabbing the mouse.

Usually when I'm somewhere like that working I'm going to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 599
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Making Money On The Road?

Tip #1 - If you don't have a cable to lock your laptop to a table or something, get one. That way you can run to the bathroom without worrying too much about someone walking off with it.

When I do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,881
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: UPDATED: Here's how You can Create Those Ryan Deiss "Delayed" Payment Buttons and Opt-In Forms

JW Player and Flowplayer can both trigger events, although I've only done it with Flowplayer. Go to their site and look up cue events.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,204
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: LOL Trademark Infringement are they kidding?

I'd debate that.

Photoshop is a registered trademark, but just go look in Amazon and see how many books use that word in the title. For example:

"Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,609
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Make Videos in Less Than 5 Minutes With Free Youtube Tool

Yeah, I just told the page to replace the video with some text at the 29 second mark -- I used a "cue point" in my Instant Video Web Pages software to trigger that. (See my sig below.)

Jay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,204
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: LOL Trademark Infringement are they kidding?

Yeah, that's the best answer, probably.

Several years ago Nintendo's lawyers contacted me and ordered me to give up one of my domains that was the name of a Pokemon character. However, it was also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,609
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Make Videos in Less Than 5 Minutes With Free Youtube Tool

Tom -

Here's an example of how you could add URLs to make it more profit-inducing:

http://instantvideowebpages.com/play/searchstory

I put this together in about 5 minutes this morning.

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,105
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Video Hosting HELP!!

If you use Amazon's S3 you also might want to look at adding Amazon's CloudFront to that. CF takes your video and spreads it out to multiple servers around the world. Then when someone wants to view...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Why Do You Guys Use Articles?

An article is just content, that's all. And you need content for products like ebooks, special reports, minicourses, etc. And for things like blog posts and forums posts. (This that I'm typing right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,260
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Help! Aweber Giving Out My Home Address!!

I used the background scenery from one of Frank's videos and some searching on Google Earth and found his hideout.

When we were traveling through California a year ago I was going to stalk him but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,881
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Here's how You can Create Those Ryan Deiss "Delayed" Payment Buttons and Opt-In Forms

Someone apparently took offense and deleted my post explaining the downside of using this technique and telling where you can get an open source solution. I explained it showing how that free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,461
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: New Tool From Google: Create A Video Commercial In 5 Minutes!

Nice find, Derek, thanks for the link!

While that style video could get old after a while, I can see creating one and then grabbing a piece of it to insert into another video.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Question about frames/iframes and Clickbank

Clickbank TOS says you can't use frames -- that can get your account banned.

That's why I always shake my head at the people who recommend link cloakers for affiliates that use a frame -- it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,881
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Here's how You can Create Those Ryan Deiss "Delayed" Payment Buttons and Opt-In Forms

I think one reason for delaying the appearance of the Buy button is so people can't make a decision based solely on price.

If you have a video and a Buy button the prospect can click Buy and see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Cloaked Affiliate link in EzineArticles

I would imagine EZA might not be happy with that if/when they discovered it. If you care about keeping your EZA account long-term I might rethink that strategy.

Jay Jennings
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,344
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: How to embed video (with no controls except pause)?

Well Mike, if nobody has mentioned it lately, you rock! Thank you! =:)

Nick -- I use the Flowplayer control with Instant Video Web Pages and it allows you to hide the controls. The player is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Cloaked Affiliate link in EzineArticles

I've never used Prosper202 so I can't tell you how they compare. But since that software is free you should download it and see if it will work for you. If not, send me a PM and I'll give you a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,792
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: EzineArticles WordPress Plugin - Massive timesaving Article Marketing plugin

I use Article Architect (http://jayjennings.com/likes/articlearchitect/wf) (my software) to post an article to my blog (and automatically send out a tweet) and then use the 1-click-submit feature to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Cloaked Affiliate link in EzineArticles

I have an explanation of what I do on my site. You can see it here:

Secrets of Tracking the Wild Click (http://jayjennings.com/secrets-of-tracking-the-wild-click.html)

In a nutshell, I stick a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,578
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Cloaked Affiliate link in EzineArticles

What Ryan said, you have to go to the top level of one of your domains first, then you can redirect.

I use cloaked links in almost all my article resource boxes even when they're going to one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: Any video making tips?

To expand on Marty's #3, when you write your script, write it the way you talk. For example, you probably wouldn't tell someone, "I am going to the store." You'd say, "I'm going to the store."
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,851
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: How To Initiate A Cyber Squatter Domain Snatch

In that case if the company files a UDRP then they are a turd.

If past efforts to buy the name has failed, that probably means the company in question doesn't want it badly enough to pay what the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,851
Posted By Jay Jennings
Re: How To Initiate A Cyber Squatter Domain Snatch

I think it also depends on whether the word is a common word or not. If so, then you might not have any luck.

Jay Jennings
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