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Forum: Plug-In Profit Site Support Forum 17th June 2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 72,520
Posted By carsonben
Re: Inspirational Quotes for Encouragement – Post Yours

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.

Napoleon Hill

This quote has helped me through many trying times.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th June 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,169
Posted By carsonben
Re: SEO timeline promises.

I don't even have set prices because it absolutely depends on how competitive their market is. When I have researched their market it's usually a 2 - 3 month time frame if there are no major search...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th June 2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By carsonben
Re: Internal Page Linking – Confused – please help.

I think your site looks really good. It looks like you put a lot of work into it. Don't get frustrated, everything will work itself out.

Good luck with it.
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th June 2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,698
Posted By carsonben
Re: What is the purpose of your life?

The purpose of my life is to overcome my limiting beliefs and discover the truth of who I really am and where I came from. This in itself has been a wondrous journey so far.
Forum: Mind Warriors 17th June 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,079
Posted By carsonben
Re: Your most influential BOOK TITLE!! and what you learned

The book I read that made a thousand lightbulbs go off was The Secret. Most people have read that by now. Her follow up to that was The Power - that really changed me!

After those, The...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th June 2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,368
Posted By carsonben
Re: If teenagers can make millions so can we!!

This was so inspiring! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th June 2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 621
Posted By carsonben
Re: How well do you sleep? How many hours/night? Do you think it is important?

I used to stay up until 2 or 3 am and then try to get up by 9 am. Doing this I couldn't think clear and my eyes would be so strained. Now I aim for regular 8 hours and in bed by 11pm. I also take...
Forum: Website Design 15th June 2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By carsonben
Re: How to stop Google from indexing certain pages?

If you are using Wordpress there are plugins for this. Do a google search for PC Robots.txt Wordpress Plugin and it will come up. For some reason it doesn't come up through the wordpress plugin...
Forum: Website Design 14th June 2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By carsonben
Re: Wordpress & Forum Integration... How?

I was looking for this information too. So, if you had to choose between the Simple Press Plugin and the bbPress Forum plugin - which would you say is the easiest to operate? The other...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th May 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 47,637
Posted By carsonben
Re: $707.45 in 24 Hrs ~ Why I Love Amazon Over Adsense

When you say "reviews" are you using posted Amazon reviews or are you coming up with your own from elsewhere?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By carsonben
Re: Free SEO friendly Wordpress Themes

One of the best free seo wordpress themes is the Magazine Basic theme. Very optimized for SEO and easy to customize. I like the clean style and it works good, plus there is a plugin to mobilize it.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,627
Posted By carsonben
Re: How to check what keywords you rank for, if any?

seocentro is a very good site with a lot of good free tools - rank checking and keyword analyzing etc.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,703
Posted By carsonben
Re: Are meta keywords still important?

I still use them and especially for individual page keywords. I try not to have more than 10 if possible. Google ranks pages, so individual page title tags are extremely important.

I also limit...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd May 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By carsonben
Re: Wordpress theme for mobile web design ?

I'm not building separate mobile sites any longer. I used to buy the mobi domains. It seems to me that it's more effective for a business to have one domain that is full size and mobile responsive...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,775
Posted By carsonben
Re: What are you using for social bookmarking?

I use Onlywire and found a great fiverr gig that does a complete worksheet including rss feeds. Look for the five stars gigs.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By carsonben
Re: Local SEO Question

Randy,

I live north of Marietta and I probably wouldn't drive too far for a massage, but I might for some kind of special spa package. I suggest you write good blog posts about some of the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By carsonben
Re: Help Me Understand This Type of Local SEO

Thank you. On another post in the seo forum, someone suggested using this trick to see all the backlinks and pages siite:url (yes, with the typo) and that worked because they have tons of pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By carsonben
Post Help Me Understand This Type of Local SEO

A competitor seems to have several KW meta descriptions that correspond with several different KW targeted Home Pages showing up in Google searches. Can someone help me understand how they are doing...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th March 2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By carsonben
Lightbulb Recommendations for A good WP Popover Plugin?

Looking for a good versatile pop over plugin that I can use to advertise that if they call now they can get an extra discount. Something low key that won't scare visitors away as this is for a local...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,133
Posted By carsonben
Re: Omg! Google sandbox killing me :( help

I think you should have at least 5 pages on a site to rank well. Having good content is always the key to stay there.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,515
Posted By carsonben
Re: Which CMS is better for SEO?

I like wordpress using the plugin SEOpressor and the themes I use most are ithemes Builder platform because you can create any layout you want. Most of my sites are for local businesses who want a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,133
Posted By carsonben
Re: What is your top 3 SEO tools?

My 3 are:

SEOPressor WP plugin
pingler.com
Google Analytics
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,556
Posted By carsonben
Competitor Adwords Spending Tool?

Is there a tool (free or paid) that will show daily spending on Adwords? I found spyfu dot com and it is more of what I need, but for the one competitor I'm most interested in - there is no data...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd February 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,227
Posted By carsonben
Re: What's the easiest way to generate backlinks

I just bought this yesterday and spent this morning finding good outsourcers for backlinks and articles. It's a great resource for all kinds of work and saves you lots of time. It's called...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,620
Posted By carsonben
Re: What Parts Of SEO Confuse You?

What's the difference in "do follow" and "don't follow" and how do you know which is which?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd February 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,107
Posted By carsonben
Re: How are you building mobile websites?

I use Irene's EZmobilesitegenerator. She offers a nice library of video tutorials for every aspect. There is a learning curve, but once you pass that it becomes as easy as building any wordpress...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th February 2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,750
Posted By carsonben
Re: How I took my website from position 300+ to position #6 in Google in 1 week!

Ha...ha, I know what you mean by could nine! After my local client was nowhere to be seen (I gave up looking after page 15) and then he started showing up all over pages 1 and 2 for his site and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,696
Posted By carsonben
Re: I heard that Google is now treating Wordpress websites as Spam, is this true?

Another fear tactic. Just keep adding keyword rich, fresh, original content.
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 13th February 2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 99
Mastermind Group: Atlanta, Georgia?
Views: 5,099
Posted By carsonben
Re: Atlanta, Georgia?

I'm in Marietta. Is anyone still interested in getting something together?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th February 2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,206
Posted By carsonben
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

My issues with mobile sites has been that if a prospect has a good optimized Google Places link then it will come up in a mobile browser, so they ask why do they need a mobile website?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th February 2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,247
Posted By carsonben
Re: Best Mobile SMS Text Marketing Service

I've used Trumpia in the past. A bit pricey but excellent support and my customers usually want to manage their own text messaging accounts. Plus you can also send email newsletters along with the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,804
Posted By carsonben
Re: Web 2.0 Link Wheel Sites(Dofollow)

I've been looking for a list like this! Wonderful timing......
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 57,540
Posted By carsonben
Re: The EXACT strategy i use to rank for ANY KEYWORD!

Yes, how does one find good support in the Philippines? What sites do you go to besides Odesk to find reliable people? Or is Odesk the best site for outsourcing?
Forum: Mobile Marketing 29th November 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By carsonben
Has Brandon Tanner Launched His Mobile Software Yet?

I just received a copy of his Mobile Mockup Software and it's fantastic. I gather he is working on his own mobile site creation software. If it's as simple as his mobile mockup creation then it's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By carsonben
Post Re: If I switch a HTML site to Wordpress will I lose my rankings?

I need the exact type of help here also, only they are not my sites but a new client. All of them are html and hosted on godaddy. I am used to Wordpress and Hostgator cpanel, so this is unfamiliar...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By carsonben
Re: Which is the best KW strategy for local SEO?

So are you saying this way is best: pool repair canton, pool repair roswell, pool cleaning canton, pool cleaning roswell? Or can I do this: pool repair, canton, roswell, woodstock, georgetown,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By carsonben
Post Which is the best KW strategy for local SEO?

If say, a local business will service up to a 30 mile radius - which is the best kw strategy?

Should it be - bike repair, bike equipment, etc., and then all the local towns listed: canton,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,663
Posted By carsonben
Re: What is the Best Keyword Research Tool?

I use Micro Niche Finder because it's always being updated and it's easy to use and Google Adwords Keyword Tool because that's free and the first one I learned how to use. But from the previous...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By carsonben
Re: Is This Duplicate Content Or Not?

Thank you - these are all good suggestions for this client. He has several local residential and commercial improvement companies and I believe the best move is to concentrate on simply driving...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By carsonben
Re: Is This Duplicate Content Or Not?

But that is exactly what he is doing. He hired me to fix all of this and it's confusing as heck. I think he has close to 500 domains and I don't know how someone let him get this far with this kind...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By carsonben
Re: Is This Duplicate Content Or Not?

He actually buys the additional domains for competitor protection, but since they all have the same website on them I didn't know if this was hurting or not.

And yes, he is spending literally...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd November 2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By carsonben
Post Is This Duplicate Content Or Not?

I have a new local business client that offers several related services in his industry. What he has done in the past is buy a domain and then all the other extensions that are available, plus he...
Forum: Programming 22nd November 2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By carsonben
Re: wordpress sites hacked - looking for information

I recently installed a good plugin called Better WP Security. Once installed it lists all the places your site may be vulnerable in red. Then with a click of a button it will fix those...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd November 2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,670
Posted By carsonben
Re: Question: QR Codes and Business Cards

Just keep in mind that QR Codes should always scan to something that's mobile friendly. And yes some kind of direction for the customer is always helpful.

You can get QR codes that scan to the ...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd November 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By carsonben
Re: Are you an expert in creating mobile websites?

I can recommend a good mobile website company that has an easy icon based mobile website format. Very user friendly and first 30 days is free (I think) and then eight dollars a month to host each...
Forum: Programming 22nd November 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By carsonben
Post Site Map Error - What does this mean?

I have resubmitted the site map through Google Webmaster tools and it still has the same error - no message just this link next to the red X:

/taxonomy_ngg_tag.xml

Does anyone know what this...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th November 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 920
Posted By carsonben
Re: How would I overcome THIS objection?

My client has a restaurant/night club and on his mobile site - which is icon based, we have icons for the menu, weekly events, holiday party venue space, party reservations, coupons, facebook, free...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 18th November 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,574
Posted By carsonben
Re: Twilio for SMS? Your thoughts wanted

Is there any way I can contact you? I'm hoping I can ask you some questions about Chad's plugin. I've already purchased.

Thank you.
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