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Forum: Warriors For Hire 15th February 2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 180
Posted By MarkR
Re: Top Notch Content Writing; I write eBooks, Courses, Blog Posts. Try Me!

I received a sample article about video marketing.

It was very well written in a nice, easy to read, conversational tone.

I plan to use this service when I need content for the websites I...
Forum: Warrior Forum Classified Ads 24th February 2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By MarkR
Re: Advertising And Marketing

A video of how it works would be nice.
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 20th September 2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By MarkR
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th October 2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By MarkR
Re: Question on tracking referral phone calls?

A free Google Voice number does what you want. Records calls, converts to text, tracks date/time, duration, etc. Its a local number and very easy to use. Don't make it more difficult than you need to!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd November 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By MarkR
Re: Curious but annoying problem with wordpress

If you highlight the "text" does it show up?

I've had this issue multiple times. It's a JQuery conflict with your theme.

The easy fix is to use the "Use Google Libraries" plugin which fixes...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th May 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By MarkR
Re: Local SEO Anchor Text Tool

My favorite - Local SEO Tools and Resources: Find Cities Within Radius In US, AU, CA and GB From A Starting Point | StudioKraft Creative Web Services, LLC...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,621
Posted By MarkR
Re: Free Video Intro. Maker Site - It's awesome!

You guys are welcome! I still love the site.

Robin - They have less free templates now that they've gotten popular. See here - Automated Templates...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th November 2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By MarkR
Re: Graphic Designer, how can I sell myself?

Create a basic WordPress site to show off your skills.
Do some competitive research on the WSO forum to determine prices and what sells.
Create something in demand that sells over and over again...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,621
Posted By MarkR
Re: Free Video Intro. Maker Site - It's awesome!

Just found a similar service for logos. Pretty cool.

http://www.intromaker.net/
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th February 2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,444
Posted By MarkR
Re: WPTwin Vs Backup Buddy

WP Twin is 10X easier than BB. I own both.

WPT is a script (safer), BB is a plugin, needs updates, draws hackers.

I also own Backup Creator (plugin). $97/year unlimited.

Automated backups...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By MarkR
Re: Wordpress Geo Location Plugin Needed

David, thanks.

None of those did what I needed, but a Google search did find this gem last night. WP-GeoLocation-JS - WordPress Plugin (http://www.wp-geolocation.com/) (no affiliation).

It...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd January 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By MarkR
Re: How do you keep track of what works?

I've had the same problem for the 7+ years I've been in SEO.

I have an intense, home-grown, Excel spreadsheet where I track what I did, when I did it, what site I did it on, and more. I have some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,621
Posted By MarkR
Re: Free Video Intro. Maker Site - It's killing me!

It's good to hear that I'm not the only one that loves this site. You guys are welcome!

These terms made my day the "first time" I found this site.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,621
Posted By MarkR
Free Video Intro. Maker Site - It's awesome!

Warriors, I'm hoping someone can help.

I recently learned of a VERY cool site that allows you to create short 10-30 video intro's from a bunch of templates and let's you download them for free....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,251
Posted By MarkR
Re: Impressive FREE video rendering website

bwh1,

Your videos are private, so nobody can see them. You may want to set security so people have to have the URL to see them instead, or a password.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,541
Posted By MarkR
Re: WSO Sellers... The Most Important Email You Will Read?

Ever since seemingly every Warrior has become an affiliate of seemingly all WSO's, it's out of control. 5-10+ "offers" for the same WSO....

My wish is for every Warrior to remind/tell me why I'm...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th February 2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By MarkR
Cool online tool for local keywords and targeting cities

Don't know if you are aware of this tool, but I think it's pretty sweet for doing a couple real basic functions:


Finding cities around your offline client within a certain radius.
Generating...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th December 2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By MarkR
Re: Please guys, I KNOW you know this !!!

I'll bet the people didn't leave a full text review, just rated with stars. Happens all the time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By MarkR
Funniest 404 Page I've Ever Seen!

So, I'm doing some research on one of my offline clients existing website, designed by someone else years ago. Simple enough.

I view a few poorly laid out pages, notice some typos, get reminded...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By MarkR
Re: keyword + city or keyword

If you've ever tried to rank for "plumber" you'll know that it takes too much time and costs the client too much money to make it worth your while. Go with keyword + city! Just make sure your keyword...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th December 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,777
Posted By MarkR
Re: Top Offline Markets

Yes, we've done a lot of lists in the past. Here are some categories to ponder...

Accounting Services Accountant/CPA
Accounting/Bookkeeping
Accounting/Consulting...
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By MarkR
Re: Building your client's list with QR codes

This should be big pretty soon.

I had to borrow my 14 year old's smart phone:o, get her to download the app (free), and scan AWeber's QR code to see how it all works.


The video on...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th December 2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By MarkR
Re: offline contract PLR?

Yep, DocStoc is a great resource.

If you want to PM me your email address, I'll send you a sample of what I use that is much more professional than most of what you'll find out there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th December 2010, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By MarkR
Re: Wordpress Pop Up

You can't do much better than the WPLapDance plugin offered for free on the WSO section right now. You can do opt-in forms, videos, redirects, etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By MarkR
Seriously, when was the last time you did this?

OK, it's the holidays, we're in a hurry, we haven't started our shopping yet, the kids need some attention, we have emails to return, we need to work our Twitter lists, fire up facebook, respond to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By MarkR
Buttons, Conversions, Styles, Oh My!

I saw a really insightful post that I thought I'd share. I like posts that relate real testing based on numbers and gives you examples, instead of theory and gut feel. This post...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th November 2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By MarkR
Re: What's A Good Keyword Tool That Adds The City & State After Your Main Keyword?

Steven.

If you use Excel, I have a spreadsheet I built that does exactly what you need. PM me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 725
Posted By MarkR
Re: Should I lose the squeeze page?

Ahhh..the age old question.

Then there's the monthly cost of an autoresponder to track the subscribers.

Conventional wisdom is to keep the squeeze page. I think your 5% conversion rate...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By MarkR
Re: Where is the Most Reliable Information for Google Places SEO?

Bar none, this is the best I've ever seen - Local Search Ranking Factors | Local SEO Best Practices for Google, Bing, Yahoo (http://www.davidmihm.com/local-search-ranking-factors.shtml)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,228
Posted By MarkR
Re: Percentage of clicks on google's first page - please help.

This may help - Google Organic Click Through Rate (CTR) (http://www.seomad.com/SEOBlog/google-organic-click-through-rate-ctr.html)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By MarkR
Re: keyword competition analysis

Joseph nailed it. Great answer. I use SEO for FireFox all the time. Everything I need to know in one place.

If the backlinks, pagerank and domain age of the top 10 sites are reasonably low, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By MarkR
Re: Best software to help traffic and ranking

Steve,

For me, there is no software that gets me higher rankings per se. The software I use only enables the whole SEO process. My software tools can get you ranked faster, help identify...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By MarkR
Re: Local Business Branding and Sales ?

Well, I would start with a marketing plan. Is their audience local, national, worldwide? Are they competitively priced? Do a SWOT analysis to figure out your positioning. Develop their USP.

Once...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd March 2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By MarkR
Re: How important is # of results in "keyword"?

To my way of thinking, the number of results, with or without quotes is mostly irrelevant....a very, very rough guideline at best.

At the end of the day, the "strength" (read ability to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,062
Posted By MarkR
Re: Anybody know a good image ad creator?

This is about as easy, free and quick as it gets - Instant Banner Creator (http://instantbannercreator.com/) (no affiliation)

Mark
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,117
Posted By MarkR
Re: Get Unlimited Leads For... Free! Awesome For Offline Consultants, Web Designers, and Copywriters

Joshua,

This is awesome. I can't count the hours I've spent searching for leads on Craigslist. I've always done it because it pays off. This will save tons of time so it'll pay off even more.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th January 2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By MarkR
Re: Please Identify This WordPress Theme

Free michael jackson Wordpress Themes - Free michael jackson Wordpress Templates (http://www.freewordpressthemes4u.com/category/michael-jackson)

Bottom one on the right.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By MarkR
Re: Why did you write that for Free ?

Scott,

Sorry I haven't contacted you lately.

I am a very talented writer, but not a marketer. I've been told that I do good work, but I can't find the emails that said so. Someone told me I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd December 2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By MarkR
Video Marketers - Very Nice, Free Loops

Well, I think I just found a little gold mine.

I found a site that provides video loops (lots of 'em!), that are well done, that are available for commercial use, and that are free. How cool is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,955
Posted By MarkR
Re: Email - Html vs. Text - Statistics?

Well, it's not how many can "receive" HTML, but this tells you how many are sending it!:D

What Do 73.9% of Email Newsletters Have in Common?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By MarkR
Re: Free audio generator software?

If all you want to do is play the audio on your site, it doesn't get any easier than Ginny's FREE tool - Internet Audio Player - Members (http://www.instantaudioplayer.com/)

Click the soccer link...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By MarkR
Re: Offline prospecting question (best categories)?...

OK...ya happy? :D

Accountants/CPA/Tax Services
Advertising Agency
Advertising/Marketing/Promotions
Amusement, Recreation, Entertainment
Answering Service
Antiques and Gifts
Apartments...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 79,038
Posted By MarkR
Re: All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

So as not to repeat some of the tools mentioned above...

Google Keyword Ranking Monitor (http://www.cleverstat.com/en/)

Xenu Broken Link checker and way more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By MarkR
Social Media Revolution - Get on the train, or lay on the tracks!

I thought I'd share a cool video (http://socialnomics.net/2009/08/11/statistics-show-social-media-is-bigger-than-you-think/) that shows just how pervasive social media has become. It's a great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By MarkR
Re: Lazy Cheap Marketer

Tiff,

I remember the statement about that challenge from your highly entertaining and educational Ustream! Great job by the way.

Another alternative is Google Voice. I've just started playing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By MarkR
10++ Lessons Learned Outside Of The "Make Money Online" Niche

Almost daily, I'm reminded of some basic lessons that online marketers need to remember when marketing to almost any niche except the make money online niche. People that aren’t Internet Marketers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,986
Posted By MarkR
Re: How to Protect Copyrighted Material from A Fraudster!

Maria,

WOW, this sounds like deja vu all over again.....lots of excellent advice here -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need Advice From Offline Marketers

Carol,

Kyle's advice is right on.

You need to understand what he really wants to accomplish, and then show him a game plan for how to get from where he is to where he wants to be.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,677
Posted By MarkR
Re: IM for offline client ... Suggestions and best practices?

Derek,

Not knowing your expertise, it's probably safe to say you know more about IM than this customer. So, you should proceed with confidence. Show him the things you've done - rankings, blogs,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By MarkR
Re: VideoTutorials..how to package them?

Camstudio will work just fine. I had a hard time getting the settings right.

I now go with Camtasia. I also like the theatre style presentation, as I find it much easier to see all the videos in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st July 2009, 12:03 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 38,343
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need $1000 bucks this week?

MrYossu,

You're close.

We are trying to get the top listing for our selected keyword(s) (of the ten shown) in the "local business results" section which appears at the top of the organic...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 38,343
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need $1000 bucks this week?

David,

Good job taking initiative.

In a competitive city/industry, it puts more emphasis on keyword research. If you find a better keyword with less competition, you'll get him on page one...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 38,343
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need $1000 bucks this week?

David,

I'll let Jay answer the first question.

What this does for you is get your "Local business results" listing on page one of Google. It has no bearing on the organic search results as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 38,343
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need $1000 bucks this week?

Ron,

You probably need a tool to hep you out. I use Keyword Elite and it's great. Market Samurai is the latest / greatest tool from what I can tell. Goggle's tool...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 38,343
Posted By MarkR
Re: Need $1000 bucks this week?

Yes. I accept some of the default categories initially, then change them over time as I discover higher searched terms that describe my business.

I also try to use a term like "social marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By MarkR
Re: Offline Marketing assistance.

Denniis,

You're very close.

For on-page SEO - put it in the 1) title tag, 2) keyword/description meta tags, 3) H1/H2 tags, 4) 3-4 times in the body copy, 5) page name...
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