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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 4,989
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Really want to leave college

I say stick with college. Can you switch courses to something you'd like better? You only have one year in so far, so perhaps a change of direction is possible. My son got a degree in biz...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,121
Posted By funkynassau
Re: You own a forum?

I've had a few forums on yahoogroups, it's free and works well. You can keep out the spammers by setting newbies to moderated status til they prove they are not spammers.

We did set up a bulletin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 988
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Any Other Mumpreneurs?

I'd never heard that name before. I am a mom at home and I take care of 99% of our online business. Our kids are grown and moved out but we started this biz when then younger one was at home. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,429
Posted By funkynassau
Re: So Lets Be Honest ?

Two. One is our daily biz, (self employed) and the other is our online biz.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By funkynassau
Re: If i want to create my own product, from what should i start ?

We created our own product based on something we know a lot about, which is automotive paint. It's our main real world job. So we created a biz selling DIY kits online across Canada, and it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Adding A Forum To A Retail Website, Is It Worth It?

We set up a forum for our website and it was spammed so badly, in record time too. Well over 50K spams, to the point it sucked up all the bandwidth. Our web design person closed the holes and yet...
Forum: Suggestion Forum 19th May 2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,910
Posted By funkynassau
Re: PROPOSED FORUM RULE: Don't respond to threads unless you have experience in the topic

I sometimes reply to questions about things where I dont have the answer because I have a different question that pertains to the topic. How else am I going to learn if I dont ask questions?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By funkynassau
Re: OT, bandwidth questions

Thanks for the replies. The domain host is looking into what's sucking up the bandwidth. In the meantime we are going to take the forum down. Can anyone tell me if I remove the forum from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By funkynassau
Re: OT, bandwidth questions

I think they are automated bots too but how do I figure out where they are coming from? I feel like I am out of my league with this one!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By funkynassau
OT, bandwidth questions

I need some help and since there are a lot of computer savvy people here, I'd like to ask a couple of questions.

Our website had been working fine until we added in a forum. We were immediately...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,917
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Sooo...What Do You Do For A Living?

I say - hubby and I have two small business, one is paint touchup repair on vehicles for area car dealers and the other is an online version for the DIY person who wants to repair the paint on his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Help with php bulletin board spammers

Our site is now back up and working properly. Our web design lady ramped the security up and the captcha is in place and as well I now get an email from potential members and I can accept or delete...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Working from Home...

One Mac, one PC. Two printers, one fax machine, two phones, two desks, one radio, lots of pens, paper, one camera, books...all the usual stuff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Help with php bulletin board spammers

Thanks for the replies! This is a field I am not familiar with but I am learning! Right now our whole site is down thanks to the spammers, we cant get in to fix anything til we get some more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,160
Posted By funkynassau
Re: The Proof-of-Work CAPTCHA: Prove you are a computer!

If your idea works then that's great! At this moment our site is down thanks to spammers who got into our forum and flooded it with thousands of spam in one day. I am beyond irritated about this. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Help with php bulletin board spammers

My web design person set it up for me, and so far I am not impressed with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Help with php bulletin board spammers

I will read the link you posted. Can I set the board so that all potential members are on moderation from the start, until I remove them from it?

Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By funkynassau
Help with php bulletin board spammers

Our forum has been spammed hundreds of times pretty much in one day. It's a php bb free bulletin board. I would like to know if there's an easy way to delete all these posts quickly or do I have to...
Forum: Social Media 11th April 2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

Here's a link about this problem but the solution is mostly Greek to me...


http://blog.hd-trailers.net/2012/01/08/problem-fixed-new-facebook-likes-not-showing-up/
Forum: Social Media 11th April 2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

BingeSite I am not spamming anyone or writing too many stories. There's something wrong with the way the Likes thing works, or doesnt work.

Alyona, we are running a promo where the customer needs...
Forum: Social Media 10th April 2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

Ok I have been to the spot you outlined, Steve. It doesnt tell me what I need to know, which is who these extra 10 people are that have Liked our page yet they dont show up when you click See All.
...
Forum: Social Media 10th April 2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

Thank you, I will try that! I'll let you know if it worked or not.
Forum: Social Media 10th April 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

If there are such things I didnt know about them. Why would I want to stop someone from hitting the Like button?

There are lots of other people who have this same problem, I have done a fair bit...
Forum: Social Media 10th April 2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

KuhNoodle, are you asking me? Some of the missing Likes are from people I know so they ought to be legit. Some are from customers and I assume they are legit but cant know for sure. There is a...
Forum: Social Media 7th April 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 709
Posted By funkynassau
Facebook "Likes" doesnt work right

We have 50 Likes on our fb page but only 40 of them show up when you click on See All. Much research has shown me that is is a common problem and I did find a really technical solution that I would...
Forum: Social Media 5th April 2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,710
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Why Facebook is a complete joke

I think it stinks that they didnt give you a chance to change around your page to suit what is ok with them. To just up and remove you is terrible and I dont blame you for being totally PO'd with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 972
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Do you think Internet Marketers are entrepreneurs?

I agree with the post above this one. We had our own idea and made it work in real life and online. It's not easy, there's been a lot of ups and downs but as time goes on it gets better. I see our...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Anyone know how to get a 1 800 number and do a free recorded message?

I got mine from our phone co, it was free. I have an answering machine in case I am not here.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,884
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Then or Than? Is it the same for you?

To the OP, using then in that situation is wrong! Than is the correct word.

When I was a kid in school grammar and spelling were really emphasized and now it doesn't seem to be the case. My kids...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 821
Posted By funkynassau
Re: "I've Made THIS MUCH!" Oh Really???

If it seems too good to be true then it probably is. I ignore stuff like that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Getting spammed from someone here

hahaha! Thanks for the link, I have reported this person.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By funkynassau
Getting spammed from someone here

I got a spam email today from someone on here and would like to know what to do about this person. Who do I report this to?

Thanks,
Funkynassau
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 782
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Am I The Only One Who Thinks This Way?

Ii agree with you. I dont click anything that offers me the moon for nothing. We worked hard to explain our product realistically and honestly because we prefer to be honest, and we didnt want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Sales is lower in December?

Oh yes! Our biz is seasonal and we are into the slow period now. It's a good time to regroup, make plans for 2013 and overhaul our website, which is what we are doing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Paypal Question: How do I allow people to pay without having a Paypal Account

kaytav I have a regular paypal account, not a premier account. People just go to their site and make a deposit to my email address. Works every time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,154
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Paypal Question: How do I allow people to pay without having a Paypal Account

When someone with no paypal account wants to buy our product I tell them to go to paypal and make a deposit into my paypal account using my email address. It always works that way. They never have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How Much Should I Charge For Design

I have a friend who is a graphic artist with many years of experience, his logos, banners, awnings etc are all over our area on stores and buildings. He did our logo for $200. I thought it was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How Long?

It was a month or two before we made a buck and in maybe 6 months we were getting decent sales. Our product is pretty specific, not something everybody wants or needs, so it took time to get our...
Forum: Social Media 29th November 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,191
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Facebook success in 24 hours - dammit, its so easy!

I just joined your fb page. If you think we are wrong for you then go ahead and delete us but of course I hope you dont! You can Like us back!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Black Friday or Cyber Monday??

We are trying a Black Friday sale so we'll see what happens! I also plan a Cyber Monday sale as well.

Funkynassau
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st November 2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By funkynassau
Free alternatives to kijiji?

Can anyone suggest free alternatives to kijiji? I have good luck selling with kijiji but if you make one slip when posting your ad, they will block you. Then you have to beg for forgiveness and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,435
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Customer paid twice, what to do?

I'd wait a bit longer then I'd refund one and if he comes along saying he really wanted to buy two, he can then buy another one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th November 2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,085
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Calculating Tax? - PAYPAL Transaction History is INCORRECT!

Interesting, thanks for this info. I print out a hard copy of each sale and keep them in a binder and this is what I use to do my HST return. I have printed out the paypal history but never used it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 5,675
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Computers are DEAD. Long live tablets!

It's premature to announce the death of the desktop computer. There's 3 of them in our house, all in use. I have two iBooks I use when traveling. I prefer a desktop for day to day stuff I do at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Effectiveness of 'bonus' products

We offered a bonus product with one of our kits and so far it's been a bust! Sold exactly two of them. On the other hand we put a different product on sale and were swamped with orders. To us, a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,141
Posted By funkynassau
Re: How many businesses do you run online?

We have one online biz that sells 5 different variations of our product, and there's a new product coming out next week :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 851
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Computer or Cell Phone?

For me I have both, I wouldn't want just one. It's a whole heck of a lot easier to surf and read on a computer than on a cell phone. Tho I love my cell phone it really is a computer in my pocket,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By funkynassau
Re: how do you get your best ideas?

our best ideas come from sitting around the kitchen table and talking. One thing leads to another and then along comes some hopefully brilliant idea :-)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th October 2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,016
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Full Time Marketers.. How often Do you Take Holidays

We take 1-2 weeks usually in Feb. when things are super slow for us. There is no hope of a summer vacation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,245
Posted By funkynassau
Re: College or Internet Marketing

I think it's whatever works for you, whatever you want to do should be right for you. My son went to college for business marketing which included a large segment on internet marketing. He learned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 776
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Anybody Tried The Share Button Yet?

I never noticed it til now! How long has it been there?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,912
Posted By funkynassau
Re: I Can't Believe How Tough It Is to Hire a Logo Designer!

i was lucky to have a friend who is a graphic artist and I got him to design a few logos and do some art work for us. As a friend he gave us a good price too. You can pay a small fortune for a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Which type of email do you enjoy receive from a marketer's list?

I dont like emails offering something for nothing as it's never for nothing. There's always a catch. To be honest I dont like any email trying to sell me something. Sometimes I read them before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By funkynassau
Google AdWords/Analytics, change budget $

Ok, I've been looking all over in Google AdWords and Analytics to find the place where you change your daily budget $ amount. I know it's there! I've been there before, but cant find it. Their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By funkynassau
Re: "What would you do if you didn't have to focus on making money?"

I'd be on the beach somewhere warm, not in Ontario facing another winter that I really dont want to deal with. But I will have to wait a few years before I can do what I want.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,685
Posted By funkynassau
Re: Issue with grammar mistakes

As a former magazine editor grammar mistakes bug me. You left a word out in your post and I spotted it right away! It doesn't make me think any less of you, but it does make me wish everyone would...
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