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Forum: Website Design 5th February 2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By badfun
Re: Wordpress Confusion

There are two versions of Wordpress; the Wordpress.com site, which is where you can setup a free blog, or the stand-alone software which you install on your own server, downloadable from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,328
Posted By badfun
Re: Is it Any Wonder So Many New Users Have WSOs...

I'm with you Steve. It's too easy to get lost in all those offers. Besides, there's tons of free info available right in the war room.
brent
Forum: Offline Marketing 30th December 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By badfun
Re: Ever Been "Insulted" By Potential Offline Client? - Ideas For Great Comebacks

I'm not really sure I understand my assignment Michael. I knew what AP meant, just didn't like his wording. Pretty PC, yeah I know. But hey, I'm Canadian!
brent
Forum: Offline Marketing 29th December 2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By badfun
Re: Ever Been "Insulted" By Potential Offline Client? - Ideas For Great Comebacks

WTF? any other races or cultures who aren't capable AP? I'm willing to bet there are more than a few Filipino's right here on this forum who are excellent marketers.

beyond that I have to agree...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,340
Posted By badfun
Re: wow, what a great source of traffic Ezine is!

There has been a lot of ezinearticles bashing lately, so yours is a breath of fresh air. One of the great things about ezinearticles is that because they get indexed quickly by google it can be a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,982
Posted By badfun
Re: Does this gal add value to this site?

Not for me. I've never liked this talking head approach. I got so annoyed with those sites that I've got flashblocker running now in FF just to avoid it playing automatically. (I did turn it off for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By badfun
Re: EZA no longer allows the word "scam"?!

I can't believe they would ask you to fix old articles! I understand changing rules and not accepting new articles that break those rules (though this 'scam' rule is absurd), but having to go back?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By badfun
Re: My Success Story With Articlesbase

no it isn't nofollow
brent
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th November 2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,199
Posted By badfun
Re: Who is better than Godaddy? I'm FURIOUS!

sorry I didn't respond...forgot about this post after the bull...

I went with 1and1. Moved all the domains that were affected by the problem, and took the rest off of autorenew on Godaddy so that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By badfun
Re: How to get in the "Most Viewed" section of EzineArticles

I was agreeing with you. I've found that internal links don't add much value to the overall page ranking, but as I said, this is more an observation than an actual experiment. The most viewed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By badfun
Re: Eza de-indexing?

thanks for this info. That could be a real problem if all your articles disappeared for 7 days.
brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By badfun
Re: If you use Aweber, mind helping me out please?

oh I see what you mean. I can't say, I've never done it that way. I'd guess that if you are changing the sequence then you might have to send out a broadcast to the people who are past that point in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By badfun
Re: If you use Aweber, mind helping me out please?

this isn't true. I've built up follow up campaigns over time in the same way you want to do.

What happens is this: anyone who has been on your list longer than the follow-up time you are setting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,864
Posted By badfun
Re: If You Didn't Have to Make Money...

This is a good distinction, and one that I think about a lot. I always go with the second one, that is all my basic needs are taken care of, and then think about what my day would be.

the reason...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 764
Posted By badfun
Re: Ezine Articles

I'm disappointed about their new three word rule for anchor text. That and the elusive platinum status that always seems to be 10 more submissions away...

But other than that, I've had a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,703
Posted By badfun
Re: Who really makes a full time living from IM?

Now when you say "these methods" what exactly are we talking about here? There are an awful lot of methods being discussed on this forum.

I make a full-time living online. But about 60% is still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,355
Posted By badfun
Re: Now I can say "it's happened to me"

That has everything to do with it I'm afraid. I went through the same a couple of years ago with sites I reorganized (changing directory structure just like this) and I thought they would bounce back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,162
Posted By badfun
Re: Offline Marketing How much do you charge?

Like any business you have to figure out how much you need to make per hour/day/week whichever in order to survive. Then you have to estimate how long you think it will take for you to get the work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th November 2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By badfun
Re: Does Google Analytics suck?

I also noticed a lot of direct traffic. For instance, one day recently I got a big spike in traffic. Tried to figure out why and where it came from, but Google just showed direct traffic. Did a whole...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 675
Posted By badfun
Re: What exactly is MySQL???

everything you need to know about mysql is at ....gasp! ..... mysql.com

MySQL Query Analyzer - Improving SQL Query Performance (http://www.mysql.com/)

brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,504
Posted By badfun
Re: aweber is killing me

I have not experienced such a high percentage of subscribers not confirming. More like about 1-2%. I think those are likely people who sign up for anything and forget why they signed. Not good as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By badfun
Re: Eza de-indexing?

have they removed your articles entirely? EZA doesn't do the indexing, but it the articles have been removed then Google would de-index after a few weeks.
brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 907
Posted By badfun
Re: Dose EZA Ever Upgrade to Platinum Stats

I am about the same; over 100 articles published, very few ever needing any changes. But the platinum status always eludes.

I have to submit 8 more articles for my latest attempt, so I'll try for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,584
Posted By badfun
Re: Just had an email from Ezine Articles...

Anyone who has done any professional writing has had days when they wanted to wring the editor's neck. I know I have. At least EZA doesn't just go ahead and change your work arbitrarily; they give...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,995
Posted By badfun
Re: How to get in the "Most Viewed" section of EzineArticles

The OP is talking about getting higher rankings in google, not increasing traffic to your site through EZA. The higher rankings will mean more organic traffic though.

Allen: I have done some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By badfun
Re: Is Google just a search engine ?

is this for real?? surely you at least know how to use google (the search engine part)??

try this for starters: List of Google products - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By badfun
Re: How Much Should I spend on Web Design

It really depends what you are looking for. "High tech fancy stuff" is not what costs the designer time. it is the client not knowing what he/she wants and endless changes having to be made. Your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,702
Posted By badfun
Re: Who is your greatest Mentor?

I'm still a big Tony Robbins fan. He just has a way of stating things that resonates with me. Plus, he has pretty much stayed on message for 20 years, so there is plenty of reinforcement of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th October 2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By badfun
Re: Having Problems Getting Started Today?

I'm feeling the same....after all, I'm reading this aren't I?? Should have been well into the work by now but feel like going to get a coffee instead.

Sometimes though, I think it is good to...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th October 2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,500
Posted By badfun
Re: Recommend A Payment Processor For Canadians---Not PAYPAL.

what is happening with Paypal? I haven't experienced that problem.
brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,438
Posted By badfun
Re: This makes me want to QUIT!

It's the 'China' method Mike! But I agree with what Steve Waggenheim says; you are still going to outmarket these guys and stay on top.

That and yes, you should keep some of your secrets to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,928
Posted By badfun
Re: Holy Cow-A Real A-Ha Moment! So Stupidly Simple Yet NEVER Used Outside of the Warrior Forum!

yes I think you are right that it helps sell the WSO. Gets customers over the 'hump'. Most WSO's are usually time sensitive though, so there is a lot of upfront work then it tapers off. With other...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th October 2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,199
Posted By badfun
Re: Who is better than Godaddy? I'm FURIOUS! POSTSCRIPT

My domains are all moved, thanks all for the info on other registrars. I have taken all my domains off of autorenew and will be moving them as they near expiry.

It's actually turned out to be a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd October 2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,199
Posted By badfun
Re: Who is better than Godaddy? I'm FURIOUS!

thanks everyone for your responses. I will take a look at these other registrars and of course keep trying to find out what is happening.

Just to clarify:



I waited 10 minutes, and then 10...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd October 2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,199
Posted By badfun
Who is better than Godaddy? I'm FURIOUS!

hey Warriors.
what a nice surprise. this morning I got an email from GoDaddy that says there was a problem with my credit card. I assumed I must have forgotten to renew the expiry date, but when I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By badfun
Re: Best free keyword search tool?

guys come on....read the question. He is already using google's keyword tool.

bertuseng: john's (zeuss66) answer is best. Do this search in google and you'll find what you are looking for.
brent
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By badfun
Re: Think you are an SEO pro? POP Quiz

semantically number two is the best, so I submit that it would be for seo purposes as well.
brent
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th September 2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 35,251
Posted By badfun
Re: The Rock & Roll Musical Obscurity Thread

Actually steve this was a hit and still gets a ton of airplay. the band is still around too. They had quite a few other great songs.
brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,054
Posted By badfun
Re: My docs say "QUIT NOW!" - but, what do I do with my stuff?

you should have no problem selling your little empire, and I'm sure the money could help.

Better yet, find someone who can co-manage the sites for you, and split the profits. That way you still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By badfun
Re: ArticlesBase, The New EZA?

I really depends on what you are using your articles for. Some marketers are redirecting directly to sales pages, so don't care about nofollow. Others are just looking for traffic from the article....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By badfun
Re: How to find Hot Clickbank Products?

Use ezinearticles to find most-viewed articles, then figure out what products are being sold by those articles. If there is a strong demand for the articles, and there is a product oriented solution,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By badfun
Re: EZA Traffic?

I like this; Jeremy goes right for the most-competitive niches, but is using the traffic for market research to find the articles that work best, then promoting those. Labour intensive upfront, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By badfun
Re: Is This Some Kind of Long Tail Effect at Ezinearticles or is the Market changing?

I don't know about it; I'm not even sure how you would drive 'junk' traffic but I assume there is some technique out there. It must be of limited use really. Getting into 'most viewed' category does...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,359
Posted By badfun
Re: EzineArticles.com Does Allow Affiliate Links

I use the redirect method to test sales pages. it is the poor man's adwords. Yes all the rest about building up an authority site, giving something away etc. is valid, but it takes time.

I find a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By badfun
Re: Who's got EZA down to a science?

It really does depend on what you plan to do; are you using articles to build up authority on a single site? are you using articles to sell affilliate products? are you using articles to test the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 862
Posted By badfun
Re: Ezine Arrrgghhhticles!!

I have to agree with Steven on this one; I have fought with the editors several times over very well written articles that were rejected for ridiculous reasons. Without making any changes they were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By badfun
UPDATE: Sept. 14 2009

I just checked the top ten most viewed sites for August again, a couple of weeks after I posted this thread, and sure enough, a new trend is emerging. Here are the first five:

1.How to Get a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By badfun
Re: Is This Some Kind of Long Tail Effect at Ezinearticles or is the Market changing?

I understand. I've often wondered how much of the traffic on ezinearticles is just marketers checking up on the competition and their own articles. I'm sure it is pretty high. And 'view manipulation'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By badfun
Re: Is This Some Kind of Long Tail Effect at Ezinearticles or is the Market changing?

I'm not quite sure what this means; care to elaborate?
brent
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st September 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,121
Posted By badfun
Is This Some Kind of Long Tail Effect at Ezinearticles or is the Market changing?

warriors,
I was doing some research for a new campaign with EZABullDozer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,501
Posted By badfun
Re: Ezinearticles Warning - Be careful before resubmitting old articles

yeah unfortunately making ANY change to articles can result in them being refused. It has happened to me as well. I suppose what you will have to do is re-write them a bit, so that they are not exact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By badfun
Re: Creating online applications. Any tips?

without doing any coding it is going to be pretty difficult to build an online app. If you don't know how to code, try breaking your project down into components, and build a visual representation of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By badfun
Re: How to Make Blog Invisible?

This will work if someone goes directly to the main url, however, if any inside pages have been indexed then they could potentially go inside your blog.

you could temporarily disable the blog, or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By badfun
Re: The War Room. What is it and should I join?

welcome to the forum DC!

The War Room is a forum where marketers share some of their specific strategies with other members. Plus, there are plenty of giveaways of ebooks, videos, membership sites...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 26th August 2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,249
Posted By badfun
Re: Huge Hole In Ecommerce Sites

I just tested this with Zen Cart and OS Commerce and neither one has this flaw. They both empty your cart if you try a negative number. I also tested a few other sites (not sure what cart they are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,280
Posted By badfun
Re: New Video: Tony Robbins Talks w/Frank Kern & John Reese

Loved the video, and LOVE Tony Robbins. I first read 'Awaken the Giant Within' about 16 years ago after I swiped it from a friend who bought it but wasn't reading it (yes I was a bad person).

I...
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