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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 855
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Why is MFA bad?

The term MFA is a misnomer really. You can follow Goggle's terms and design a nice site with only several pages of really good content, and then monetize with AdSense, so your site in your and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,236
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4

Exactly. The product has still not even passed alpha stage yet, never mind beta. The so-called beta testers could not have run TT4 long enough to test anything.

Mark needs to fire whoever built...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,841
Posted By RichardHK
Re: woo Themes v Studiopress (Genesis)

Thanks, that does help a lot. I am very comfortable with XHTML and CSS, but not PHP. So I had better drop Genesis from my short-list. Another reason I like look of Catalyst is the CSS customization...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th May 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,841
Posted By RichardHK
Re: SEO friendly URLS - Catalyst, Genesis, Thesis

C'mon StreetBacon... can you add a little more reasoning for this statement? :)

Anyway, like sharger I too have checked out Catalyst, along with all others, and most impressed. Its main point for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th May 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,236
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4

>>TT4 may turn out to be a great tool, but for now is not great and it's not even revolutionary compared to TT3.
It was rushed out the door still in Beta which has done a great deal of damage,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th May 2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,236
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4

<< Brent: Message to Simon Slade of Affilorama. I would love to give you feedback by using the 'give fedback' button BUT I CANNOT OPEN THE SOFTWARE as it simply never responds and all I get is a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,160
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Market Samurai - Dead?

Working again for me too tonight! Fingers crossed the team get through this Ok. I would be lost without MS - such a well designed tool.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th May 2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,726
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4 Short Review

This is just Affilorama's not-so-subtle way of reducing competition for themselves. :D
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th May 2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,160
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Market Samurai - Dead?

Yes, my AdWords account info is tied Ok but makes zero difference. My AdWords account is active too, so I am giving Google some money to pay for their services! Talking of which I am having to use...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,236
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4

Yes, and have used it once earlier. But for several days I cannot get TT to open at all, so forced to download update. But locked out altogether now until I get a new registration code.

Last time...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,236
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4

I still cannot get into program, and all I get is 'not responding'... After message above I noted my last update was 4.0.0.2607 so I redownloaded installation file fully hoping it might be 2667 or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,160
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Market Samurai - Dead?

And most all tools, right? Unless they have their API approved by Google I guess.

Installed an update to MS earlier tonight and rank checker was working well. But when I tried to retrieve keyword...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd May 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,726
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Traffic Travis V4 Short Review

Come on... Market Samurai has much more than twice the tools available, and an immensely more powerful keyword tool in comparison - and that tool is free for anyone too. So again, no real comparison....
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd May 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By RichardHK
Re: PPC Testing Questions

Not sure if you know but there is a free PPC Bully toolbar you can install which gives you lots of useful information. Like Spyfu you get the first 10 results for free, and that is really quite good.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Local SEO learning Guide

+1 on 'The Art of SEO' which is worth many time its price. Full of everything you need to know plus more, then grab the rest from here as Matthew notes. Must be plenty in the War Room too, as I see...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th April 2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,370
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Market Samurai Effectiveness

+1 on Johnny's comment. I have used MS for over a year and came to rely on it for most work - until the last few months. Currently not working at all - and Micro Niche Finder is also not working! My...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th April 2011, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,363
Posted By RichardHK
Re: What "really" works??

I would second that. Build on Michael's offer and get back into something you know well (or should do) and find out what needs fixing.

Good luck.
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th April 2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Facebook Page - Best Video Application?

Mmm... not getting much. But found an article that helps make it even more confusing! No real reviews except for one product that is way too expensive.

Had better stick with standard FB video app...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd April 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By RichardHK
Facebook Page - Best Video Application?

Any recommendations on the current, best app to link a YouTube channel to your Facebook (Fan) business page? Do not want to simply embed video.

Want video thumbnail on Wall with video playing in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd April 2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By RichardHK
Re: If you had $650 a month for SEO, what would you do?

I would spend a hundred of that on PPC to prove/find the keywords needed for ongoing SEO. Will make your future efforts so much more productive.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,375
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Keyword Research Question: Exact, Phrase or Broad Results?

I use broad match keywords at the start of a new campaign to draw out all the useless keywords that trigger your clicks. Have same keywords (not the useless ones) in phrase and exact to target the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd March 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,361
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Market Samurai Gone Useless [???]

If MS goes down due to Google changes, won't the others out there (Travis, MNF, etc) also go? Or is it a function of programming resources?

My MS is so unreliable currently it is really sad. But...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th March 2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By RichardHK
Re: I Need Help Setting Up Adwords - Is There A Guide Which Shows Step By Step?

Howie Jacobson's 'Google Adwords for Dummies' book is also very good. Got Perry's book too. Check your local library...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,484
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Best Software for tracking SEO for Clients?

Yes, but MS will still only show local 'international' results from wherever the search is launched. For example, in Hong Kong there is a Google option for 'Pages from Hong Kong' that is the real...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By RichardHK
Re: What software to check keyword rankings for ALL pages of a site?

Georg,

It IS easy with MS. Using the rank tracker you just put the domain name url in and your keywords. MS will report back on ALL relevant pages, not just domain. Be sure to click the little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By RichardHK
Re: it this worth the extra $40 per month with aweber?

Thanks Libby,

Here is an edited call from one of those gurus that made me ask the question:

>>Watch this:
http://www.hypertracker.com/go/edited-removed
Talk Soon, <<

Been over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 899
Posted By RichardHK
Re: it this worth the extra $40 per month with aweber?

Hi Libby,

I've also thought about Hypertracker which I have seen some big boys use! But the name puts me off. Do you know if we have to have 'hypertracker.com' in the url for every email/responder...
Forum: Programming 3rd February 2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,807
Posted By RichardHK
Re: MS Frontpage 2000 in Windows 7

Small world Dale! I am slaving away on IM just to get to mid-levels to live! :)
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd February 2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Help With Attorney Appointment Tomorrow Please... :)

Given his willingness to spend good money I suggest you offer SEO and PPC Adwords together. The PPC gets him in the top ten for sure and allows you to test your keywords too.

When you have both...
Forum: Programming 2nd February 2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,807
Posted By RichardHK
Re: MS Frontpage 2000 in Windows 7

Don't even bother to try installing MS Frontpage 2000, as you can get their latest version for nothing - direct from Microsoft.

Download it here: Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2007...
Forum: Offline Marketing 2nd February 2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,492
Posted By RichardHK
Re: #1 on Google? How the hell can this be?

Well he has got plenty of keywords (electrician/electrics/electrical) scattered throughout page that Google and others have no doubt what the site is all about. Coupled with domain name its #1 rank...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By RichardHK
Re: A question to [offline] business owners

Hi Collatio,

Yes, what you are talking about now is creating lead generation sites. You would redirect manually after capturing the enquiries with Aweber or similar. See this Lead Generation WSO...
Forum: Offline Marketing 31st January 2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,793
Posted By RichardHK
Re: If you're struggling, read this!

Good work AM,

Just a thought. I assume you included hosting in the deal, with a renewal in 12 months time, right? More pocketmoney. :)

Keep up the good work.
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th January 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,514
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Rank Tracker, WebCEO, or IBP?

I've been using WebCEO for 3 months now and it is my goto tool for tracking, ranking, site auditing, and much more. You may have to pay a small fee each month for tracking stats if you exceed the...
Forum: Website Design 28th January 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Does anyone still design to please IE 6?

>>In my mind, IE6 is now living in some bright beautiful area of cyberspace, sipping on LITs, and enjoying the view(created by compliant browsers) because it has been retired!<<

Lucky for you...
Forum: Programming 10th January 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Ping an ip

If your pings are of concern you can do a 'tracert' command from your dos prompt too, and see each step in the journey from your machine to your test IP. Then you will know where the blockage is.
...
Forum: Website Design 10th January 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By RichardHK
Re: CSS Portfolio Help

Yes, and another really good lightbox if you need to show movies, flash, and other such stuff is Colorbox (http://colorpowered.com/colorbox/).
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 736
Posted By RichardHK
Re: MNF or Market Samurai?

I Have both and they each get lots of work to do. Given you want to earn good money on IM I would recommend you buy/use both and learn how to get most out of each. Then you will fire up the one you...
Forum: Programming 4th January 2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,178
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Which programming language should I choose??

Agree with Carybaird's well written advice. XHTML/CSS is definitely the priority for anyone in the IM business, followed closely by JavaScript (and JQuery).

And rightly so... move onto PHP/SQL at...
Forum: Programming 3rd January 2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Flash Splash Intro/Fade then Stay on Same Page

Hi Revolves and all,

Well, done the research on Lightbox2 but found it does not accept video. A little more work courtesy of Lightbox2 creator himself pointed me to Colorbox which is absolutely...
Forum: Website Design 2nd January 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 895
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Website CMS

Being a fellow Dreamweaver fan I chose MODx CMS as it really is a no-brainer for transferring of CSS and XHTML into its templates (and Template Variables that give complete control over SEO and other...
Forum: Programming 2nd January 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Flash Splash Intro/Fade then Stay on Same Page

Thanks for that Revolves. Anyone without Javascript enabled is missing out on lots, so my simple popup isn't gonna bother them. Will look into LIghtbox2 which seems much better than struggling to...
Forum: Programming 2nd January 2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By RichardHK
Flash Splash Intro/Fade then Stay on Same Page

Dear All,

Yes, I know splash windows are archaic, SEO-unfriendly, and the rest. BUT a paying client wants to retain same on new CSS site!

Original site is frame-based and works Ok as far as...
Forum: Website Design 1st January 2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Minisite body width - help needed

Hi Margo,

Would help to have a link to your site, or see some code extracts. I assume you are using CSS, so just try putting a #wrapper <div> around your main site elements and control mini-site...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th December 2010, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Profitable Stocking Stuffer For Your Business

Interesting. Yes, I have several prospects that seem to be too busy to answer emails. Had the same obvious old-fashioned thought to simply send them a single page letter through the mail, accompanied...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Repeated Keywords in URL - Any problem?

Thanks guys.

Sinking in Ok after a solid round of good advice from you all. Solution for this page to keep it as short as possible, no duplications, and focussed on those four keywords (which is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd December 2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By RichardHK
Repeated Keywords in URL - Any problem?

Does repeating a keyword in an url cause any trouble? Reason I ask is that domain name only has part of brand name (two KW + other word), and want to include full name (four KW) in the 'about' page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd December 2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 974
Posted By RichardHK
Re: How important are keywords in the url? Please help.

Deleted... sorry. Will open new thread. Was a little off topic.

Merry Christmas and New Year all.
Forum: Offline Marketing 22nd December 2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,734
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Your Free Offline Resource Guide

+1. Sure does for me. So many good books in there on all sorts of related topics. Without library I would need another spare room to house all the books I have read - although would be broke buying...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st December 2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By RichardHK
Re: How Does Google Read a URL?

Interesting stuff. Thanks to you pedants! :)

Have an on-topic similar query: How does Google interpret an url that repeats part of domain name for clarity?

http :// www ....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st December 2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By RichardHK
Re: CSS or Font tag or H1 - google ranking

As noted by all you must use the <h1> tag to introduce your content. And only use it once per page. Use the <h2> and others for less important headings.

Do not use the <font> tag anywhere in your...
Forum: Website Design 21st December 2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
CSS
Views: 471
Posted By RichardHK
Re: CSS

I'm with Steve above on this one. Cut and pasting of other content is plain daft and no reason for thanks.

For site validation, just use the standard W3C tools (http://validator.w3.org).
Forum: Website Design 21st December 2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,128
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Wordpress or Dreamweaver?

What? You can also find a suitable CSS/XHTML template to load into Dreamweaver and build an equally awesome site. You are NOT trying to build a site from scratch at all. Very misleading. Check out...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th December 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Explaining a "Profitable" Website vs. a "Pretty" Website to Your Clients and Prospects

>>When I say "profitable," I mean professional, clean layout, strong call to action, email opt-in forms, conversion tools, testimonials, etc.<<

I would go one step further and say that profitable...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Keyword research in market samurai

Actually, you can push up the competing websites to 50,000 for many keywords as it really depends on how good they are. With a little experience you can push even higher.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th December 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,399
Posted By RichardHK
Re: Any Micro Niche Finders Having Trouble?

As noted above, Market Samurai works very well, and has lots (n lots) of extra useful tools. Keyword Research module is free forever, with a fair price to upgrade and use all the other golden stuff....
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