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Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Allen Says

Not all of 'em. :P
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,011
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Article marketing: Where best to post your articles???

Anywhere that doesn't let you post without corresponding with a real human first. :)

I'm not in the article directory publishing business anymore (ran from that after Panda 1.0), but I can still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 983
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Writing quality Content?

...and how much you are paying them! Trust me, this comes from both long-term and recent experience.

And come on guys (not Nell), you should require that the writer be well versed and experienced...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 983
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Writing quality Content?

Yea - it sounds as if you are wanting someone to tell you that you can succeed by publishing your own "poor quality" content.

I don't think anyone here is going to tell you that - although it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Interesting twist to article writing - offline!

I have to disagree with the OPs comments on consumers not responding to ezines. If you are in a specific niche, you are there for a reason - interested consumers - right? Well, in my experience,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 983
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Writing quality Content?

I would suggest that you write your own original content and then have someone who is well-spoken in English edit the content for you. Perhaps you could barter and have this done in exchange for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,149
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Happy New Year My Fellow Warriors!

Happy New Year everybody! I hope all of your aspirations come true.

Allen
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,785
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: List Of Article Directories Page Rank 5-10 & Alexa Rank

Just thought I'd chime in on this.

Alexa, you keep saying that articles on all article directories go on a PR-0 page.

That's just not accurate. I can show you several examples of article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Do any Warriors own large article directories?

Hi Brad,

I own several of them, actually. Bill Platt also owns one that does very well. Both of ours have been around for quite a long time too.

I know a lot of the 'middle tier' directory...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Ezine articles and duplicate content

I wrote this in 2008, but it still applies today, for the most part...
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Google Panda Update 2.2 Is Live

You should know if you were hit by now. That post is weeks old, dude.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,410
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Got Into Google+ Minutes Ago, Have Invites

Yea - invitations are unlimited, but I believe they have some kind of system that detects mass invites and pretty much blocks most of those you invite. I read it somewhere late last week (webpronews...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: seo domain question

I see where you are coming from Stallion - as well as from the other folks' perspective.

I do have one question for you though...how old are the tests you are referring to? Were they done...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th June 2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,688
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Comment Sniper. Anyone?

Wow, this thread is getting old. LOL Guess Comment Sniper is one of those long-time apps. I still use it and still love it.

It's on an XP machine still.

Allen
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,226
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: I hate writing articles should I bother with IM?

Actually, while content is a big part of SEO, the "core" is link building - not article writing.

Allen
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,321
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Hubpages not allowing Clickbank affiliate links anymore aaaaaaggggghhhh!

When you guys "disguise" your affiliate links (in an outright attempt to violate the rules), you will be found out when their editors click on the link and find that they've been underhandedly served...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,321
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Hubpages not allowing Clickbank affiliate links anymore aaaaaaggggghhhh!

Why is it sh|tty that Hubpages is trying to stay competitive and keep your content in the search engine rankings? Would you not do the same thing if your site was in jeopardy of losing what you had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Do you ever write articles on topics you're not much of an authority on?

I'm wondering now - how many niches do you people write for!!! Seems like you would have learned about them by now. Either you don't write many articles about your industry or you are just starting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,489
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Do you ever write articles on topics you're not much of an authority on?

It is dangerous to do this, uleesgold, because one tiny mistake and you can lose 100% of the credibility and momentum you've built to that point.

For instance, if you didn't know anything about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,785
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: List Of Article Directories Page Rank 5-10 & Alexa Rank

Yea - page rank and Alexa ratings don't mean much these days IMO. I have a directory that gets consistent 1st page rankings for all sorts of different articles - but my home page page rank is zero (I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Are Wiki Sites Profitable?

I think that for wiki sites, you're going to have to want to create it to educate your industry above wanting to make money. You will have to build content, grow your community of editors and market...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Article Submission Services - What Do You Choose?

LOL - that made me laugh.

But seriously, what percentage of people who are looking for spinners are going to do all of that - much less even spend the time to read it.

Oh, and as for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Article Submission Services - What Do You Choose?

That's another HUGE issue I have, Alexa. "Do anything you want to and damn the other person's site you're about to spam!"

I hate that attitude. It's selfish, rude and it has cost me hundreds of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Article Submission Services - What Do You Choose?

None of them are good anymore because you are doing it for a ton of backlinks, right?

Are you unaware that Google recently devalued links from article directories?

With the dozens/hundreds...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,722
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: With Ezine No-Follow Now, What Are The Top 5 Do-Follow Article Directories??

LOL, Alexa. That was funny.

And to add to Craig's comment, unique content didn't help either - i.e. Buzzle and HubPages.

Hmmm - now the "hit list" theorists will start talking. LOL
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,249
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Any Good Free Article Writing Software Out There?

If you're serious about building a business, then don't even go there!

You take short cuts, you lose. You sacrifice quality for speed and time, you lose. You buy $3 articles, you lose.

You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,535
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Alternative to EzineArticles

I have - in great detail as a matter of fact.

The funny thing is that both of the sites he said to trust him about have been hit very, very hard by Google since the last week of February.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,535
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Alternative to EzineArticles

There's another blanket statement.

Not all article directories were affected by Panda negatively.

You're correct though, when you say that the links are not valued much anymore - but that's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,535
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Alternative to EzineArticles

A lot of directories have been majorly slapped by Google over the last couple of months.

Everyone keeps mentioning ArticlesBase. They were one of the hardest hit sites in both Panda updates...as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,362
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: How do writers make a living?

Most professional writers provide their services to a specific set of quality business clients. They learn the industry, they maintain close, daily contact with their clients, they have pinpoint...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: The Importance Of Proofreading Your Article or Website Copy!

LOL, I'd buy that just to read it to myself. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: is it a good idea to rewrite articles?

Rewrites that are 100% original are not rewrites - they're simply writes, wouldn'tcha say? LOL
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By Allen Graves
The Importance Of Proofreading Your Article or Website Copy!

It is so vitally important to have copy on your website in perfect English, with absolutely NO spelling, grammar or punctuation errors.

A page full of English mistakes can turn a potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Document sharing or article marketing?

Yep - don't "rely" on either of them. Use both and diversify even more to other websites in your niche!

Good Luck!
Allen
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: EzineArticle And GoArticle,Which First?

I don't know what rock you guys have been living under, but EZA will accept your articles if they are already published elsewhere. Just make sure you use the same pen name wherever you publish it.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,361
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Support for AD Article Dashboard Site Owners, What happened to their forum

This thread was started over 2 years ago.

Honestly, I don't know if there's anyone left here that is running the stock article dashboard script. It is full of security holes and bugs and most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,766
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Ezinearticles is NOT Dead!

You've got to be careful relying on Alexa.com to identify statistical trends, especially when researching a website in the Internet Marketing industry.

When the owner of the website says they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,220
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: why are there so many bad article writers?

Perhaps I misled you. The writers that I mentioned do not sell their work. They are writing for their own businesses. I was just trying to help define a good writer.

Here's an idea...

Since...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,223
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: How many articles per day to be successful?

It's pretty much all been said. Let us know what you decide - some of us will be very interested in what you decide to do and what your results are.

For me, personally, I am only writing about 1...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd April 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Density of keywords in an Article!!

Keyword density is such a small part (in my opinion) of the overall ranking algorithms that I truly believe it doesn't really matter much at all. Write your content with the midset of impressing the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Is this what is killing article marketing?

The person(s) you are following over there may actually have proof that the technique in questions works (worked). But the problem is that times change and rules change and people who become content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Need Your Help!! My website is banned by google

According to your post, you have verified already that your site is banned.

If this is the case, then you shouldn't wait. You should remove whatever it is that caused the ban and then submit a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 778
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Need Your Help!! My website is banned by google

You may consider a reconsideration request through Google Webmaster Tools. But make sure you're not violating any of the terms first. You can start here... Requesting reconsideration of your site -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Is this what is killing article matketing?

Nobody, not even Google, has said that the articles are not being indexed.

Be careful not to confuse indexing/ranking with passing page authority.

The articles are still being indexed and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Submitting articles to directories - does it worth it now (assuming Google Panda/Farmer changes)

http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/354468-what-killing-article-marketing.html#post3597444

Cheers and good luck!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Is this what is killing article matketing?

Hi Alexa! Well said. Keep the good information coming!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Is this what is killing article matketing?

The problem with "article marketing" in the Internet marketing industry started back around 2003. Back then, article marketing was just that - marketing.

Slowly but surely, people began realizing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,169
Posted By Allen Graves
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,169
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Where can I buy a real profitable website for a price of between 5x and 10x revenue?

Also, usually a $500/mo site is not going to stay a $500/mo site if you just let it sit there stagnant.

You still have to be able and willing to put in the work it takes to maintain and/or grow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Please Help Me Find Article Directory Content Scrapers

Nope - truth be told, I was trying to find all of the jackwagons that were offering these programs that were ripping off authors by scraping their content and not keeping the links to the author's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,116
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Hubpages is now like Buzzle

Perhaps for Hubpages and Buzzle, but Panda did not affect every content publishing website out there. In fact, I know of several that have upped their traffic since the algo change, like eHow and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

The presentation of the pages is very important as well - moreso for the human, I believe.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

But isn't that the way business is done in America? LOL :eek:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Hi Tim,

I love it - there's a war a comin'! These next few months are truly gonna be a riot...one way or the other.

Should be fun! Let's all be careful though. One small mistake and we could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

That was a great post, Bill. I will "second" everything you explained.

This brings up a point that a lot of article marketers fail to remember too. You have to strive to submit the PERFECT...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

You have to pay for expedited review.
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