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Forum: Offline Marketing 13th May 2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,767
Posted By Mar
Re: How to brand videos for your offline clients.

Thanks - that's really useful info - a great share :)
Margaret
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By Mar
Re: Should I add new posts or just overwrite the PLR articles with my new articles?

Keeping existing content, even if you modify it, is the best way to go. Dripping in the new stuff over a period of several days gives the search engine bots something to come back for :)

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th November 2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By Mar
Re: RIP Zig Ziglar

Sorry to hear about Zig Ziglar - sympathy to his family and friends.

Margaret
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By Mar
Re: Google Merchant Centre lets the big boys play

I wonder if they're advertising in product ads on google adwords? Sigh - it really is a dog eat dog life out there at the moment. You need an expert on getting google product ads working well for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Mar
Re: Letters From Domain Registry of Canada...Do I gotta pay them?

They even get as far as the UK - shredding the letters is very satisfying :)

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 719
Posted By Mar
Re: What Has Most Influenced You & Propelled The Growth Of Your Biz?

LOL - I like the idea of dumb luck - we're all looking for a little of that; however, you are probably underestimating the power of working in an area which you know and love.

Margaret
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 728
Posted By Mar
Re: UK Warriors....

I don't particularly like doing it, but I do force myself to submit proper report and accounts; I believe the Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise Departments are starting to take a big interest in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th August 2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,771
Posted By Mar
Re: BOB ROSS!!! Where's the damned thread?!?

You didn't miss anything - but the google cache was all that I could find at the time and I had hoped it would be better than not having either thread. My only slight concern is that you changed my...
Forum: Offline Marketing 6th August 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,771
Posted By Mar
Re: BOB ROSS!!! Where's the damned thread?!?

Er - I guess that no-one thought to print the cached page to pdf??? Luckily I did so I'm feeling smug :)

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th July 2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,771
Posted By Mar
Re: BOB ROSS!!! Where's the damned thread?!?

There is a cached version of the start of the thread on google - Make $5,000/month and be a hero *updated*...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th July 2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By Mar
Re: UK Dentist mailing List

I don't know if yell.com would sell a list of dentists? The NHS obviously has a list but I don't know if they sell or make available for marketing purposes. Find health services in your area - NHS...
Forum: Offline Marketing 23rd February 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Mar
Out of town supermarket

Hi - we've got a small gift and coffee shop within the town's main shopping area; our local council has just passed a planning application for a "nice new supermarket" on the edge of the town. Have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th February 2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,686
Posted By Mar
Re: I tried an experiment -- results surprising (+ disappointing)

I'd probably respond to a card saying something like -



.. because I hate not knowing!

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,888
Posted By Mar
Re: Ordered a total of 40+ gigs on Fiverr

Looking through the image, I see that some of the gigs are costing you much more than $5 - it's going to be really interesting to find out if they provide better value for money and turn out to be in...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By Mar
Re: Not sure if this is an original idea

This thread, where someone used large size postcards, might just be tweaked to help your pizza business
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By Mar
Re: Not sure if this is an original idea

I don't think this would work; also, as a food outlet, I'd be rather scared of folks turning up and handing over food which could be contaminated with something dreadful. Here in the UK, the health...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Mar
Re: Are there any up to date ebay courses?

Dropshipping is ok IF you know the company and that they will honor your orders; develop a relationship with a company and test them before putting all your eggs in the dropshipping basket.

On...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By Mar
Re: First prospect pitch...didn't go very well....how would you handle this?

In the days when I used to work in an employment agency, we used to call clients and potential clients once a month. Basically, it was a numbers game - if you made 100 phone calls, you got 10 job...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th December 2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,264
Posted By Mar
Re: I had an interesting conversation with a potential client today..

On a completely different scale from this, we sometimes have visitors in our store asking for the price of a postcard and what the discount would be if they purchase 10. My answer has been "If I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Mar
Re: Need some opinions...

Well, what I would do is slightly different:

I hope your guy has a facebook page for his business - if not, he needs one :) - especially make sure that he has his website listed in his info.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th December 2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Mar
Re: Help!

Not sure exactly what you're asking - however:

Scenario 1 - you've bought a domain name and you've got a hosting account with (say) hostgator.com but when you type in the domain name, it shows a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By Mar
Re: What happened to YouTube Custom Backgrounds? Damn Google!!!

Try this

http://www.youtube.com/channel_editor?action_editor=1&editor_tab=branding

That should send you to the editor where you can customise your channel.

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th December 2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,828
Posted By Mar
Re: Anger Management for all Offliners

There are a couple of regulars in a store that I know who could do with some of this LOL - are you hiring out??

I missed this first time round and had such a good chuckle at the possibilities :)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 724
Posted By Mar
Re: 829 comments on my wordpress site?

You could also restrict the time allowed for comments; wordpress default is something like 14 days - I usually shut mine off after 1 day and that also is quite effective.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd November 2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Mar
Re: killed my netcom today :(

Hi - I left a message on a facebook page - The Telecom Spot - Wall | Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Telecom-Spot/209363762415097?sk=wall&filter=1) - and the guy offered to help you.
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Mar
Re: killed my netcom today :(

Hi again - which model is it that you currently have?

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th November 2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By Mar
Re: killed my netcom today :(

I wonder if this is what you need?

Jabra PRO 9470 Headset - Mono | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330474093915)

It shows the ability to mute the microphone.

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mar
Re: Something I'll NEVER understand about certain niches (help me out here - mindset)...

The other padding in tv shows like this is the "guest interview" - where avid viewers can find out the exercise regimes of the newst, latest, hippest, most popular starlet. I'd be shocked if you...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th September 2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,348
Posted By Mar
Re: Four Clients To Avoid

Don't you just dream of saying -

"If I have to negotiate, the price goes up." - 8-)

A smile in your voice, of course ....

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th September 2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By Mar
Re: What do you wear when you meet a local business owner?

Smart casual's ok - sweatpants would turn me off. Good shoes are a turn-on! Even if you have to buy nearly-new :)

Mar
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th September 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mar
Re: Small shop wants an ecommerce site

Well, you have to buy Cubecart 4 - it's not free. It functions really well - you can set up as many categories and sub-categories as needed and put in as many products as you like. There are...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th September 2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mar
Re: Small shop wants an ecommerce site

I'd use CubeCart 4 - the new version is still having bugs tweaked out of it, so I'm leaving that till it's more settled. CC4 is very search engine friendly, works with various payment processors...
Forum: Mind Warriors 23rd September 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,937
Posted By Mar
Re: I've lost a quarter of a million dollars...

Good grief - you must have been reading my mind! I can get distracted at the drop of a hat. Sometimes, though, you do need time out to do the creative thinking. Don't give up on the creativity at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th September 2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Mar
Re: Anyone having trouble with Fiverr today?

on the Fiverr website

Fiverr is having a back rub
We're taking a really short break.
Rackspace, one of the world's largest hosts, and on which Fiverr resides, is experiencing major dowtime right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Mar
Re: Has Youtube been hacked or ... ?

OK here in the UK - not seeing any problems.

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,514
Posted By Mar
Re: contact craigslist people?

When you post something on craigslist you have the opportunity to use an anonymous email address provided by craigslist so that people don't get access to your own email address; craigslist forward...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mar
Re: hiding name servers of domain

Ok, hosting companies will protect themselves and their business first; you've got to get in touch with them by email or phone and explain why you believe that your sites are legitimate. Make sure...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By Mar
Re: My embarrasing story of getting owned by my OWN website

... and to think that I thought I was going to have a peaceful night tonight .... I'm gonna have nightmares instead.

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mar
Re: PayPal - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly?

I've used paypal as the main payment processor for my shopping cart for years; I think I even had to phone them once about a transaction (the details escape me) and I found them helpful. They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By Mar
Re: How to upgrade Fiverr?

It would be great if, when setting up your fiverr gigs, you could add upsells - for instance, $5 for small task, $50 for a small project, $100 for .... well, you get the general idea. That way,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 997
Posted By Mar
Re: How to upgrade Fiverr?

Fiverr must have a lot of expenses - from paypal fees to staff and hosting costs. Just imagine the bandwidth charges :O ...... the bottom line after all these expenses might well be a lot less than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,254
Posted By Mar
Re: FBI Seizes Servers at Digital One In US, “Taking Tens of Clients Sites Down” When Only Wanting 1

It's times like this I know it makes good sense to pay for off-server backups of my sites. The trouble is, I only do this for one server - I'm going to think hard about doing it for my others.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Mar
Re: Urgent Help Needed On Bogus Callers Saying They're My Site

Hi - I would agree that you should contact Trading Standards, the FSA and also the Police.

I would also modify your home page to make it clear that you have no association with the telephone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Re: Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

OK, the other side of the coin - I've got a couple of gigs running just now - not that busy but hey, I don't have a lot of time at present.

Suppose I violate a fiverr rule and they suspend me or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Re: Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

Hi, Jeff - your experience mirrors mine - I had also bought recipes .... curiouser and curiouser ...

I'd certainly be interested to hear if you get a reply from fiverr support.

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Re: Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

There are a whole lot of gigs which raise my hackles because they're obviously out to target the unwary - and now, after this episode, I don't suppose I'll be buying "public domain" content through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Re: Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

Thanks for your replies -

The email I got was from the Fiverr customer service team -



It's disconcerting to find I have bought two products which I now consider suspect, especially as I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Re: Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

Thanks for that - I obviously will have to treat the information in the pdfs very carefully - re-writing would seem like an option because that should keep me out of trouble about copyright issues. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Mar
Fiverr Refunds 2 sales - Why?

Hi - I ordered two gigs on Fiverr way back in January which were completed to my satisfaction. Imagine my amazement when they were refunded by Fiverr this morning.

Why? and as the products I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,822
Posted By Mar
Re: What would you do with $5,000

Well, my answer's going to be different - but that's because I already sell online. I would buy inventory that I could ship to Amazon and use their Ship by Amazon service - there's no way that our...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Mar
Re: How much could I charge for this domain name?

From the TESS database -



That would be a trademark for the Olympus Camera and related products - you would probably be best to approach the corporation for permission to use the domain.

Mar
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Mar
Re: Hosting client sites

Hi, Peter - now that you've given us this information, I'd certainly go with a reseller account. .... Buy a domain specifically for the hosting, create your hosting packages - eg 100Mb with an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,216
Posted By Mar
Re: Need some Advice: Facebook Fanpage someone wants to Sue me.

OK, I amn't a lawyer, amn't in the USA .... loads of other disclaimers coming up .... I think, however, you've got to investigate a little further than the show's producer - unless he's also the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Mar
Re: Hosting client sites

My experience of hosting clients' websites suggests that many of them don't know how to turn on their computers :O), some don't understand the concept of website hosting at all - and then there are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Mar
Re: Hosting client sites

A reseller account is what you need; depending on how you see your business progressing, you could probably upgrade your babycroc - or alternatively set up a new account. If you set up a new...
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