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Forum: Website Design 8th December 2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By mott
Re: metropolis.abm.com ... how was this done

Thanks Robert...I was kind of wondering how long it takes to do such a website, and what it would cost. It's really elaborate.
Forum: Website Design 7th December 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By mott
metropolis.abm.com ... how was this done

I found a website metropolis.abm.com which is sort of like a Sim City simuation. When you click a building on the first screen, it brings up the building with little people doing cleaning work. It is...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 14th March 2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By mott
Re: How do I sell mobile sites with Google Places in the way?

Hi Will

Thank you for the good point. And the answer is yes, the clients I look for do marketing through the yellow pages, or the mailers I get in the mail. In fact I do only look for clients that...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th March 2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By mott
Re: How do I sell mobile sites with Google Places in the way?

Thanks Daniel, I like the part about telling the client that a mobile site can be done right away, whereas ranking high for a website on GP may take months.

And if they are already ranked on page...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th March 2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By mott
Re: How do I sell mobile sites with Google Places in the way?

Thanks Will that's a good answer...but suppose the pizza place doesn't have a Google Places listing, or perhaps it is not on page 1. The client may feel it is in their better interest to get a page 1...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th March 2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,625
Posted By mott
How do I sell mobile sites with Google Places in the way?

Hello!

I am in the business of creating mobile-friendly websites for businesses, but I am wondering what one does about Google Places, when trying to sell a mobile site to a client.

Let me...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th February 2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,460
Posted By mott
Re: How many emails should I send to get a client?

That's easy...3! :)

Anyway yeah I was just looking for an approximate number; I get there are many factors.

Thanks everyone for the suggestions, you were all very helpful.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th February 2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,460
Posted By mott
Re: How many emails should I send to get a client?

Perhaps I should have phrased my question differently. Maybe I should ask: if I send out 50 emails, is it reasonable to expect one sale of a mobile-friendly website?

I get it somewhat depends on...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th February 2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,460
Posted By mott
How many emails should I send to get a client?

Hi again

OK I have a question today about how much work is involved to get a mobile-optimized website sale to a client.

So let’s say I want to contact dentists by email. I want to contact...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th February 2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,013
Posted By mott
Will Google penalize non-mobile-friendly sites?

Hi

I heard something from someone today that Google will eventually start penalizing sites that are non mobile-friendly. Like if they are ranked on page 1, they will drop to page 50 or something...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

I downloaded the latest plugin, works just fine now...thanks irene!
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

I know we’re getting off the subject of the WSO, but I have issues with this concept. Like I see that “PizzaChicago.mobi” is available. So I get it and lease it to a pizza place (say their domain...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

Yeah I have the bug and I was able to remove the plugin using FTP. So the website I was playing with is OK.

And yes I am in Maria's group, that's why I jumped for joy when I saw this WSO and...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

OK I bought the WP Mobile Pro themes and the EzMobileSiteGenerator plugin. I have frankly not put either to extreme comparison tests yet, but I bought this plugin because it does seem more flexible...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

I would think if you "leased" out a website, the website would contain info that is only pertinent to that client. Logos, content, etc. So you can't reuse the website or domain for someone else,...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th December 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,974
Posted By mott
Re: EzMobileSiteGenerator-UnlimitedThemes-BuiltIn Maps,ContactForms,Coupons,Menus,QRCodes,OptinForms

Hey...if I buy the developer license, can I later upgrade to the Flippa license?
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 29th July 2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,266
Views: 240,768
Posted By mott
Re: [MASSIVE PROOF INSIDE] Instant Local DOMINATION - Simple Plugin Takes over Two Competitive Niche

OK I bought the plugin, and I used it on a throwaway site for beauty salons in a particular area. I created 5 posts for neighboring towns with the plugin, and it did create the pages and they were...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th April 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By mott
Re: Adsense ads not relevant on home page only

Yes it worked itself out...after like 3 or 4 days the right ads started showing. Hope that helps.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

That's another alternative, to wait it out. The law will either be reversed by the courts, or state legislature will see they are losing money and reverse the law. I hope one of those happens anyway.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Well here are the choices:
1. Move to another state. Of course the new state may enact the same law. Plus there is the expense & bother of moving.
2. Find someone in another state to be an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

I got an email from Gov. Quinn about this, because I had emailed him opposing this bill. Here is the email for what it's worth:

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Dear Richard,

Today I have signed House Bill 3659,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

The bill has been signed today by Gov. Quinn. The law is effective immediately.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th March 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,688
Posted By mott
Re: How I Find High Search But Low Competition Keywords Using Scrapebox

Thanks for sharing this! I just bought Scrapebox and this was my first usage of it. very cool.
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 4th March 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 150,638
Posted By mott
Re: ## AMAZING Video Script ## sent me 1,005,088 TARGETED Visitors with ONLY 2 hrs of work!! Insane

I'm pretty interested in this product. I have one question though...

What would be the advantage of not having the copyright at the bottom? Does having the copyright make a site less flippable?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,454
Posted By mott
Re: Disturbing Flippa Auction

Just a thought, again...I admit that I create new websites and try to sell them on Flippa, based on potential. That's because I don't build them to use for 6 months and then sell; I build them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,454
Posted By mott
Re: Disturbing Flippa Auction

I agree to some extent about autoblogs. I saw one sold for $100 the other day. It was poorly made, the content didn't credit the author, it was a bad domain name, etc. So why did it sell? I assume...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,454
Posted By mott
Re: Disturbing Flippa Auction

This is getting off the topic, but I think there are other problems with Flippa that are bigger issues than this. Such as people selling websites that include WP Robot for less than $140, which is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,454
Posted By mott
Re: Disturbing Flippa Auction

I'm having trouble coping with this thread!

My first impulse at this auction is that the guy made a mistake listing it. My second would be to click the ad and see why it is for sale at that price....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,454
Posted By mott
Re: Dusturbing Flippa Auction

It could be that he has a large list of subscribers to his newsletter, which makes the site worth something. But he doesn't mention it, just the potential.

Also the auction closes in 5 months, so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Nope. However there is a similar situation in Texas, where the state wants $269 billion from Amazon in sales taxes, from Amazon sales to Txas residents. In this case Amazon has a distribution center...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

LOL I bet there isn't one. In fact, I bet there isn't one from Illinois who even knew this tax existed before this bill came up.

BTW would anyone like some snow?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Well, I feel if this bill passes, and as a result you lose your Amazon account, and you try one of the above methods, you are asking for trouble. You would still have to report your income on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,350
Posted By mott
Re: What would you do if you were just starting with a $500 budget to make money in Internet marketi

A problem with a question like this is that it doesn't take into consideration the knowledge of the person, and what the person wants to do.

Like it is easy to say to outsource this or that, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Here is a commentary from someone who is in favor of this bill.

Governor Quinn: Forget Amazon.com. Sign The Bill, Raise My Sales Tax...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th January 2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By mott
Re: Adsense ads not relevant on home page only

Is there a way to remove the cookie? I assume not. Thanks anyway, I'll wait it out a few days I guess. Or maybe start over.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th January 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By mott
Re: Adsense ads not relevant on home page only

Thanks, I tried that, it didn't work. I will leave it alone for a bit and see what happens.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th January 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By mott
Re: Adsense ads not relevant on home page only

Thanks, I mentioned that I tried /?x=123 and it showed the relevant ads. But without it, it still shows WP ads. I did put the adsense script in before I put in content. I probably should have put the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th January 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By mott
Adsense ads not relevant on home page only

Hello!

I have an annoying problem with WordPress autoblogs I am creating...

I put adsense ads on all the pages, and on my homepage only, the ads are completely irrelevant. On other pages on my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

I'd really like to know though, if opening an LLC would solve this issue. Is there anyone reading this who has opened an LLC and can avoid the IL sales tax on Amazon sales?

I ask because opening...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Sorry Floyd that will never happen, makes too much sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Hmm now what did I do with the receipt for that inflatable doll I bought back in '06?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Only if Amazon decides to keep affilates from Illinois, because they will then have a presense in Illinois. If Amazon decides to disconnect from all Illinois affiliates, then no.

Currently bill or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

Oh I thought you meant they backed down in legal battles. I think they yanked all the affiliates in Colorado, and a few other states too.

If this bill passes, I would think the affiliates who make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

I'm not sure if Amazon has backed down in New York. From what I read, they appealed the decision of an appeals court that the Amazon Law there is not unconstitutional, and is taking the issue to a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

I hope Gov. Quinn thinks about this a lot. I think the legislature acted too quickly, and felt that Amazon et al would simply charge the sales tax and give the state more revenue. That is the idea.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

I am not an accountant, but I'll give my opinion...I don't think Amazon will care about anything except the state your address shows.

Then again, the state of Illinois might care if you show...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

OK I see what you are saying, thanks. It's all very confusing. All I know is, it's a stupid law if it passes.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

We ARE hearing noise from web-based companies in Illinois!
Internet Tax: Good for Drained State Coffers or Bad for Business? | Fast Company...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

Actually, the tax is for sales made in Illinois to anyone, wherever they reside. I can be from Timbuktu and if I am in an Illinois store, I have to pay sales tax on a purchase. And if I am an Amazon...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

Well I could be totally wrong, but I think the law on the books is, if your business is in Illinois and you sell something over the Internet, you have to collect sales tax for it (a "use tax" it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

I'm probably missing something myself, but even if Amazon did reprogram their site to allow taking the sales tax, who would pay it? If I knew I was paying 6% sales tax from one affiliate, and 0% tax...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

This is so lose-lose. Even though they don't know it, Illinois will lose revenue if this bill is passed. Say an Illinois resident makes $100,000 a year in Amazon commisions. They pay state tax on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 16,528
Posted By mott
Re: Potential Illinois Tax Law to END Amazon Associates Program for Illinois Residents

I also posted already in another thread. I got the email too, and this does not bode well for me unless I move or set up an LLC (if that will in fact work).

I bet someone will start a WSO soon on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,437
Posted By mott
Re: Attention: Soon Illinois Residents Will Be Booted Out Of The Amazon Affiliate Program!

I got this email too. The "Amazon Tax" law, as they are calling it now, would also affect Overstock and other online retailers. I guess we all have to move. :(
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 19th December 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,419
Posted By mott
Re: Ryan Deiss and www.mobilelocalfusion.com - Any reviews yet?

Hi all

OK I got the email about this course, and went to the website. Afterwords as I am want to do, I came here to find any comments about this course. Here are my thoughts on my experience.
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