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Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th February 2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Setting up Prosper202 for Double Opt-ins

Wow, thanks very much for the detailed answer, this is exactly what I needed! :)

It seems to be working perfectly now (though I only tested it myself so far), on the Analyze/Keywords tab the...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 4th February 2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Setting up Prosper202 for CPV and Double Opt-ins

Alright, here's what I did:

In Step 3, for Affiliate URL, I put in the Thank you page, in http://mydomain.com/thankyou.html? format. Can anyone please confirm that the format is right for passing...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 4th February 2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By GuybrushT
Setting up Prosper202 for Double Opt-ins

Hi,

I'd like to use CPV traffic to build my list, but I'm having trouble setting up proper tracking.

There are 3 different pages the visitor goes through when signing up:

1. Landing page:...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,413
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Is there any list of web 2.0 site that still working?

Many of these sites have strict guidelines, which I think is for the better, this way they won't get abused, and the links from them remain valuable and powerful.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,670
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Social Bookmarking Websites - Still work After Google Penguin?

Social bookmarks will always be valuable, I personally use them for indexing purposes, but they're great for diversity too, not to mention they bring in some visitors as well!:)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,413
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Is there any list of web 2.0 site that still working?

There are still at least 70 high quality Web 2.0 sites that accept submission and have PR (and I'm not talking about spammy jcow or elgg sites).

This list should help you get started:

...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,858
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Spun article: Is 55% unique good?

For lower quality sites, I used to rewrite every sentence of the same article 3 or 4 times, and then word spin the whole thing, everything manually. This way the end results were unique enough and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 911
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Is quality content enough for ranking high in the search engines?

High quality content is the backbone of great rankings these days, but it won't be enough in itself. A few good backlinks will definitely multiply your results!

High quality content + High quality...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,605
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: What are the latest SEO Techniques ?

Maintain a diverse link portfolio and remain consistent in your linkbuilding efforts, and the results will come naturally. It's been more or less the same for the last 2 years - just avoid spamming...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: [ppc] why we should have our own website?

Yes, that's a very important point as well. If you try to direct link directly to the offer page, you can expect to get banned very shortly (and a simple squeeze page won't make do most of the time).
Forum: Warriors For Hire 29th January 2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 595
Posted By GuybrushT
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In order to make any SEO campaign provide results, you're definitely going to need two things: diversity and social signals.

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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: [ppc] why we should have our own website?

If you're asking what's the use of using a website instead of directly linking to the sales page, then it's mainly because this way you can "warm up" your visitors before seeing the actual sales...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Are EMD Domains no use for ranking?

EMDs still have a bit of extra power in rankings, but it only comes into play if the other aspects of the site are alright (like high quality content, no spammy links or onpage SEO, etc.).

So for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Backlinks from unrelated niche

I'd primarily focus on getting links from highly related sites, they tend to be much more powerful, but of course you can mix in a few from other niches as well (maybe for diversity), just keep the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: AMR - Still any use?

One possible use of AMR could be distributing content on your network of Wordpress sites, but then again, there are better tools for that as well.

As far as SEO goes, you're way better off with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: How Many Niches For List Building?

Focus on one. This way you can get really deep into it, and offer true value, which your subscribers will certainly appreciate, and thus you get more sales.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,561
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: The Easiest Money Any Beginner Can Make When First Getting Started Online?

For building up capital, I think offering services is the easiest way, be it writing articles, doing linkbuilding or web design. Later, you can also scale this up by finding new sources of prospects,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,549
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Sales pages that pi$$ you off...

I still get very annoyed about those exit popups, especially when there's more than one of them. It just feels so desperate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Easiest way to make squeeze pages for newbies?

+1 for OptimizePress. I find it very easy to use, and the end-results look great!
Forum: Social Media 27th January 2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: What do social media companies actually do?

That smells a bit fishy to me. Definitely ask them what exactly they're going to do for that kind of money!
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th January 2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: What is the best offline service/s to offer ?

Offering to set up and manage a blog for them can be a great way to some residual income.

Other than that, the usual web design, SEO, social presence management always sell well.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: My greatest Dilemma so far in IM

You should definitely check out Thesis, it's one the most customisable themes I've ever seen, and you can achieve a pretty great CTR with it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Fitness niche

The fitness niche is just huge, and I think you can make pretty decent money in it even when it's off-season.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Does Google Actually Follow NO-Follow Links Now?

Google has always been counting nofollow links as well as dofollows, the only reason dofollow links are more valuable is because they pass the linkjuice as well. Remember to always have a good...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Non-Google Traffic Sources

You could try putting up a very targeted Yahoo answers question, and answer it with another account, then start building links to that page. It might be easier to rank the Yahoo answers page (which...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Be Careful

Working with Google will unavoidably involve tons of sweat and tears, but in the end, when you have a steady flow of free, targeted traffic you'll be very glad you remained persistent. Just my 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,777
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Too many backlinks too fast?

If you avoid spammy backlinks, and more importantly remain consistent in your linking efforts, I think you're on the safe side. Just don't stop building backlinks. A steadily increasing amount of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,755
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: List of Adsense Alternatives

Instead of using second tier PPC services, in my opinion it's much better to start focusing on CPA/affiliate sales. You'll soon find out how much money you left on the table with using Adsense. It's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Recovered from January 2013 Panda update - here's how.

Congrats on your recovery, nice job! One of the most important steps in recovering your site is identifying what actually caused it to tank. Was it your content (Panda), links (Penguin), EMD penalty...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Selling monthly or one time links - can it be penalised by Google?

These you can't be sure what'll get penalised and what not. :D

Nevertheless, try to stay relevant, and only work with sites that have a high domain/page authority.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Best Tool For Video Distribution?

I've been getting great results in video syndication with Traffic Geyser, though I'm not sure it supports text spinning.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th January 2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,509
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: No Hands SEO - Good? Bad?

These automated softwares should only be used for second or third tiers, when you're directly linking to your money site, always use high quality manual links with unique content.

And if you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: When will be my site indexed!!!!! I am fed up

Yes, social bookmarks are the surest way to get your site indexed. Moreover, a few visitors will come through those links as well, so I don't see why you shouldn't have a go at it.:)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,320
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Google Panda Update 24 has been release and confirmed...........

One of my domains got tanked, but otherwise no changes for me this time.

The strange thing is I have a site in the same niche, with basically the same content and linking strategies, and it's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Why people break Google quality guidelines.

Most of it is just common sense, but people do tend to forget about these.

Thanks for posting!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: need an adsense expert opinion

I'd test both variations with a few thousand impressions, and stick with whatever gives the better results.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Please share anchor text strategies for link-building post panda and penguin?

Just make sure to have tons of variations for generic anchors, long-tail keywords, and even for raw URLs.

For the URLs, you can use yourdomain.com, www.yourdomain.com, www.yourdomain.com/,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: What would lead you faster to a high traffic...

SEO is a long term strategy, and in order for it to work, you need to focus on all the aspects you mentioned.

For faster results, you can try PPC or social traffic.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Free images needed for my new websites.

I think there's an option in Google Image Search for this as well, but so far I haven't had any problems with using random images.

If you use free images, you're totally safe then, you can edit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By GuybrushT
Listbuilding in smaller niches

I've been looking into building a list that's not in the usual niches of IM, dating, or weight loss, but then I always get stuck on how I'd be monetising it.

Usually there are only a handful of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: New website not indexing all content in search results

It's normal, give it some more time. You can speed up the process by building a few backlinks, social bookmarks work especially well for indexing purposes. Submit your new pages to Stumbleupon,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: 1st Page to 3rd page! why?

Exactly, you get what you pay for. There are a few hidden gems in there nevertheless.

About your SEO problem, you're most probably just still dancing, give it a few weeks, and don't stop building...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Only "Guest blogging" tactic ?

You can focus on guest blogging, but I'd still do other link types just for a diverse link profile. 100% guest posts can be a huge red flag.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,828
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Adsense Earnings Going Up And Down During 1 Day

Yes, small fluctuations do happen. In fact, once the daily earning for one of my sites was negative, like -$0.03. XD
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,300
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: 2013 Google Update Name!

The Google Goggle - Matt Cutt's new gear for scanning the interwebs for traces of spammy links and spun content.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,540
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Where can I get unique content?

I just outsource article writing, then send the completed articles to a rewriter, who rewrites each sentence 4 times, and then manually word spin the whole article. It'll give you quite a nice amount...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,189
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Owning a Private Blog Network

I'd definitely include lower PR ones as well, just for diversity's sake, but as a sidenote, be prepared for a lot of headaches, managing even a smaller blog network can be a huge sink of time, money...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,255
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Question on forum signature links after Penguin Update

Yes, they do work, and if you provide quality to the forum, you'll get some (targeted) visitors as well.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By GuybrushT
Re: Need Help With Google Adwords

To get started with Adwords, I'd recommend reading Advanced Google Adwords by Bred Geddes, this way you'll learn the basics and much more. Will give you a serious headstart.

Then it all comes down...
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