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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd December 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Is PPC Really That Complicated?

Yeah, and Football is really easy too.

You just throw a ball, people catch it. Or you give it to someone who runs with it. Or you just block or tackle someone with the ball.

Not rocket...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th October 2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 711
Posted By crudenbay
Best PPC Keyword Tracker for WordPress

Am looking for the best keyword tracking software for PPC with WordPress.

Have used xtremeconversions for years but support is lacking these days.

Thanks !
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th October 2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,041
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Easy Video Player 2.0

I saw the same thing - the $97. The membership for the first month is "free" and is $37/mo.

It doesn't say that you can cancel and get a refund o that first month, so that still leaves the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th October 2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Exitpop on a Site Getting Adwords Traffic?

Absolutely agree with you, it's pretty unreasonable of them.

Thanks for getting back to us on that one, much appreciated.

Frank
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Meta Tags

Google pays no attention to the keywords meta tag...that's come from Matt Cutts (Google guru) himself.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC Budget Limiting Success?

If you have more budget to spend you can do a couple of things:

1. Take the words that are converting and test moving them higher. The higher position might get you more traffic and more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Adwords - Is Direct Linking More Prone To Poor Landing Page Quality?

The days of direct linking are as good as over. If you do get away with it, it's only a matter of time before Google catches up with you.

Build a website with good content in a niche you have an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Newbiew to Adwords, Need a lil' help!

here's what you need:

Display: http://www.yourcomdomain.com
Destination: http://www.yourcomdomain.com/landing-page.html

You don't put the landing-page.html into the Display url, you just put...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Problems with Adwords Reporting Changes?

The only reason I set up an MCC a few years back was because it was one of the requirements to become a Google Adwords Certified professional.

Don't know if that is the case, but once I was...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Should I outsource PPC management?

It really depends on what kind of PPC companies you talk with. If they've been around a few years, it's more than likely they can help you. And the longer they've been around, the easier it is to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Problems with Adwords Reporting Changes?

I saw that same issue. When you add columns it only adds them to managed placements, not automatic placements. That seems odd.

Sorry I can only confirm the problem!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Exitpop on a Site Getting Adwords Traffic?

Google's TOS says no popups on landing pages, nothing about the rest of the site. But I'd have to agree with Pete, take no chances...go ahead and ask them. Too risky otherwise.

And if you get an...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC - Rarely shown due to low quality score

I've checked out your site and your landing page and it looks fine. But sometimes these nonsensical anomalies do occur.

QS is (almost) all about click-through-rate and the LP quality plays a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Adwords site guidelines

DO you mean that if you are an affiliate for say companyx then you're asking if you can use the URL www.companyx.com?

If that's the question, then that's called direct linking and you'll get...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th October 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,353
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Perry Marshall's live PPC coaching........

I've been in Perry's program on and off for the last few years and have done his Bobsled run as well.

His stuff is always high quality and at the edge of PPC.

That being said, $990/mo is very...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd October 2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By crudenbay
Re: How does Jeff Walker get away with google adwords?

Go back to what Google wants - a quality search experience for its users.

So someone comes looking for PLF. They find his site through Adwords and he tells them "hey, we're full, but put your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,214
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Quality score: 7/10 And Still not showing ads?

First question, is this an affiliate site? That may be the reason, but your problem is likely your bid price.

Very unlikely to be your QS. At a 7/10 you're doing really well and I'll bet the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Over coming the google slap?

Sorry to hear that. The Goolgle Slap is usually associated with Adwords, when CPCs skyrocket and Quality Scores plunge overnight.

With regards to your site, this commonly happens - a website...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th September 2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC - Two Accounts, One Website - Problems?

I can tell you first hand that if you are big enough, Google lets you do this. Had a client with one affiliate. The affiliate had two adwords accounts and would run two ads against my client's one....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th September 2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Best PPC Course?

Get Perry Marshall's Definitive Guide - that's how I learned. $49 and worth every cent.

PPC Coach is good - it's a monthly membership.

Gauher Chaudrey is excellent though I think it's PPV not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th September 2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By crudenbay
Re: My first Google Slap! Woohoo!

Were you doing affiliate marketing or your own product? If affiliate, was it a bridge page to the vendor site?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th September 2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By crudenbay
Re: What Big Brands Are Spending on Google Adwords per Month. I was Shocked!

And that's why Google doesn't give a rat's rear end about Internet Marketers.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th September 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Has Anyone Found A Way To Deal With Googles Bridging Policy?

Here's what I'm seeing:

1. Google doesn't want the landing page(LP) to have a link out to the vendor sales page. In their mind, you've added no value (even though your LP might have 100% unique...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th August 2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,247
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Was just Google Slapped :/

1. This isn't a bridge page but it could be mistaken for one because it looks like so many that are.

2. The red background and long sales page work against you because they have that...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th August 2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Mine wasn't with Brad...I bought through another and I did get the bonus after the written tongue lashing from the support guy - hah!
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th August 2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

The support guy for the "guru" I bought through finally got back to me and told me (twice) that unlike others I had failed to follow instructions - a very nice touch of customer service (regardless...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th August 2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Great to hear! I finally got mine too...now to focus on AFJ !
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th August 2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

I've got to tell you Alice that for a beginner this is just about as good a start as you can get. Even with it, there is a lot of work to do...there is no easy slam dunk in internet marketing as...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd August 2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Feel free to pm me as you work on AffiloJetPack...may as well help each other.

Cheers,
Frank
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd August 2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

I'm not affiliated with Brad but I put him on the same level as Mark integrity wise. He will come through.

Often with these launches the vendor (Mark) is so swamped with processing the affiliate...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd August 2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

These launches usually open up for 48 hrs after they have "closed the door". Watch out for an email from Brad and the other gurus.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th July 2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Hi Ed,

I've signed up and will answer as best I can:

1. Yes once you have purchased a domain name for your site and transferred the DNS to Mark (or your) servers, you can build the site right...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th July 2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

John, I joined last night...there's a ton of ready to go training...very thorough. I spent my time on the elliptical this morning watching one on selecting unique niches which was excellent.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th July 2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,583
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Perpetual Traffic Machine Ryan Diess (sp)

Man, nice post...that is hilarious. Now I'm going to add those names to my email rules !
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

On his website in his audio clips he announces there are 11. I can remember these ones:

dog training, weight loss, fat loss, golf, relationships, self help, making money on ebay, making money...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Can you say what the upsell was for?

And I wouldn't worry about the 500 sites on his host...first, 500 people will not do the same niches, nowhere near that...second, he's a smart guy and it just...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Were there any upsells or one time offers...did you get through with just spending the $497?

Thanks
Frank
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

[QUOTE=humbledmarket;2396392]hmm now you make me really want to get it but as with all the doubts I'm probably afraid of the competition that 500 other people will have.

Although someone pointed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,536
Posted By crudenbay
Re: The Perpetual Traffic Circus

Agreed...

People, we are "the hungry crowd" the gurus tell us to search for...keep that in mind as you read their emails and hang on to your wallet.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

This is great advice and I'll add one point to it. Make sure you are interested in the niches, because that can make all the difference. If they are not of interest, it will be a lot harder to get...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

That's a good question, but here's why you have nothing to worry about...

About 20% of the 500 will do something with this product, that's just the way things seem to go when people buy products...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th July 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 31,630
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Affilojetpack - Anyone buys this?

Mark Ling is the real deal. His quality and thoroughness is unsurpassed by any of the gurus.
He's not hypey...just has a very matter of fact manner, and having looked his offer over I think it's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Tracking Google's Content Network Performance

I have used xtremeconversions for years and that handles search and content. Don't know if it's been updated in a while but mine still works.

I'd also checkout tracking202.com which I have heard...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Which is the best PPC learning program?

Use Google's own Adwords help if you budget is small. And buy Perry Marshall's Ultimate Adwords guide on Amazon for about $15. He's one of the top Adwords gurus and you can't go wrong with is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC Question (product)

The claim of clicks for a couple of cents is always a great "headline"...before you purchase, be sure to dig deep on the WSO to find out warriors reactions once they purchased.

Cheers,
Frank
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Google is getting serious

Looks like you got a Human Review. The best you can do is:

1. Add more content as the above poster said
2. Specif that you are an affiliate and will get paid if they buy (you can do this subtly)...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th July 2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By crudenbay
Re: best ppc courses and coaches

Google's help is really good, but I do recommend a course to give a different perspective. Perry Marshall is a favorite of mine, as is PPC Coach. Don't spend anymore than $100 and you likely won't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th July 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC ebooks

Ditto to that. Perry's Definitive Guide is terrific.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 711
Posted By crudenbay
Re: PPC & Different Website Phone #'s

Two options I can think of:

1. Simple approach is to create a separate landing page for your PPC and put a unique number on that page. You will know the call came from PPC but not the KW that...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th July 2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,559
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Best Adwords Content Network Course

If you are talking about the Google Content Network, then here's a couple of things:

1. It's been renamed to the Google Display network
2. Don't buy any courses...there's a ton of free stuff out...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th July 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,828
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Adwords Quality Score Dropped to 1/10 What To Do?

Best approach is to get a new domain and start over. Once you go to 1/10 you're pretty much toast. It's likely a human reviewer saw the site and decided they didn't like it.

If it was an...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th July 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,269
Posted By crudenbay
Re: The Immediate Edge - review please

I've been a member a couple of times and both times quit because of the price. That being said, the content was good and very leading edge.

For a newbie, I'd advise passing on it. If you're...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th July 2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 92,074
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Market Samurai

KE is great for finding KWs...it can dig very deep for you.

On the other hand, MS does KW analysis as well as SEO analysis. I have both and almost never use KE anymore...

MS has a trial...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th July 2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,962
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Any info on "Clickbank Wealth Formula"?

Ignore bonuses...for these reasons.

1. The guys offering them more often than not have not tried out the product
2. IMHO, bonuses are never used. Most sit as junk on the hard drive
3. Guys give...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 7th July 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,962
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Any info on "Clickbank Wealth Formula"?

I have both...I use MS most days and SE now and then. MS has a trial version, so check it out.

MS does a lot more with both KW analysis and SEO analysis. SE is solely SEO focused, and MS does a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st July 2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,539
Posted By crudenbay
Re: Halloween Super Affiliate

Buzzin,

Sorry you had a bad experience...I've bought two of Brian's products and always found his service to be outstanding...and he over delivers in a way few do.

Heck people love the iphone...
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