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Forum: Beginners Area 9th March 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RanD
Re: Generating traffic but not converting, need advice.

Again, I’m assuming you are using shopify. You might want to start here:

https://www.shopify.com/enterprise/site-performance-page-speed-ecommerce
...
Forum: Beginners Area 8th March 2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By RanD
Re: Generating traffic but not converting, need advice.

If it were a FB ad issue, you wouldn't have so many people adding to cart and attempting to checkout. The traffic seems good, but your site is not converting properly. Also, while the delivery time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,926
Posted By RanD
Re: I don't know how to market my business - need serious advice

I know that there is a difference between the URL withe the"www.", (http://www.,) and the one without. If your site was mostly being found with one, and you only redirected the other, that could be a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By RanD
Re: google site question

I'm not really familiar with how Google Sites work. I imagine that you have little in the way of on page SEO, which could be problematic.

The bigger problem is that it is a site that you don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 937
Posted By RanD
Re: Disabling the Comments section of a blog post - a sign of low credibility?

I have never considered comments a sign of credibility. Most businesses don't have comments turned on. In my opinion, it actually seems less professional if they are turned on. Comments are for being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By RanD
Re: Need help with Firefox!

Sometimes icons does not get installed on the toolbar (for some reason), so you have to do it manually.

Right click on the toolbar, and a context menu will pop up. Scroll down to "Customize" and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 908
Posted By RanD
Re: What Would YOU Do?

I think that is the problem.

You really need to pick one thing and stick with it until it works. If you bounce around trying a lot of different things, you will never gain any traction.

It...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,926
Posted By RanD
Re: I don't know how to market my business - need serious advice

I have no idea what you have done with it, but with the social media sites you need to be fairly social on them yourself to get things flowing.

For your situation, I think you might want to check...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 5th November 2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By RanD
Re: Unoriginal content site

I have no idea what site that was, specifically, but I imagine that there are a lot of sites where that is the case.

Firstly, "unoriginal content" is not the same as "duplicate content". ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By RanD
Re: Is it legal to guarantee income?

Your answer was here:



If the company is willing to reimburse you if you failed to make money, they could make a guarantee.

The reality is, however, you are not going to see much of that....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By RanD
Re: Clicks but no sales, need some website feedback

The site appears overly focused on wanting people to buy without providing visitors any incentive to do so. You need to provide a good user experience. Stop focusing on what you want visitors to do,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th November 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I thought I'd stop by and see how everyone was doing.



Congrats! Great job. :)



I am seeing comments like "Google hates these typse of sites", "these types of sites don't last", etc...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By RanD
Re: Getting Started help & Advice

Good question. While there are some good things to be found there, I think, for a complete beginner, it may be more of a distraction than a help.


I started with affiliate marketing (building...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,221
Posted By RanD
Re: Anyone here making money using ShopperPress or Covert Store Builder?

A theme or plugin is not going to make you any money on its own. What they do is make the site look nice, and make certain functions easier. Setting up and using these themes alone will not make you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th April 2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

There are plenty out there, believe me. Learning how to find niches is tough for newbies, I know that it was for me when I first started. There is a tendency to focus too rigidly on what you are...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th April 2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

That all depends on the site, and how much effort that forum's moderators want to put in. If your site is basically a sales page, then yes, that may happen. If, on the other hand, there is quality...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th April 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

That's an excellent idea, Zack. That is the way to go. Learn it for yourself, and only outsource when your time is more valuable than the cost of the outsourcing. :)
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th April 2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

While I thought the first two phases were done very well, I have to say that phase 3 was a let down. In my opinion, it was a total cop-out. There was very little in the way of training. It was mostly...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd April 2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I don't think that comment was directed at you. I assumed that it was directed at me. I was posting way more than you. :) If you have questions, you should absolutely ask someone, it would be...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th March 2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

You seem to be getting a little down, so I wanted to add some things.

I know that a few weeks seems like a lot, but it isn't. The things that Google does takes time. Google has different spiders...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th March 2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

The program is not just about mini-sites, it is also about authority sites. He even says that mini-sites are a short term investment, while authority sites are your long-term investments. That is not...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th March 2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Saying "You are the one..." makes me look like I am not objective? You WERE the one who brought up those phrases. How is not objective to point that out? What kind of sense does that make?

I...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th March 2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

But this is not the place for that kind of discussion. You have hijacked a thread in the product review forum. If you want to have a debate about the viability of affiliate marketing, take it to the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th March 2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I'm very tired, but I'll give this a shot anyway. :)

You seem to have an incorrect view of what affiliate marketing is. You seem to be confusing sales and marketing. Most of the terms you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th March 2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I just saw the video with the Simplo site. It really does look pretty basic. I haven't used it, but from what I saw in the video, it didn't have much in the way of options.

One free theme that I...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th March 2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

The subscription fee for ahrefs seems extremely high. Just what you can for free.

Blacklinkwatch (http://www.backlinkwatch.com/) is powered by ahrefs and is free. I don't think there is even a...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I listed 3 people, but I am not going to waste my time looking for the quotes. They are already obvious from previous posts. Figure it out for yourself. Better yet, just grow up. This is a place for...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

You should be able to go back to the page, since it has its own URL. You could probably go into your browser's History and reopen the window.

That also brings up a good question. has anyone...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

I want to apologize to everyone for my part in derailing this thread. I recently purchased the course and am presently going through the training. I will do my best to keep all my future posts...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Prove It

My allegation is false? Just like RiggerSB's comments were full of assumptions...and more?

Which allegation? I made a couple. The fact that you focus on the negative is clear, in the extreme.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Wow! It is clear that you don't read for comprehension. I quoted that very thread in post 239. I left out the more negative parts where you you compared it to Hitler writing a pro Israel essay, and...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Don't focus too much on it right now. Google is still dancing. You will likely move around a bit more. You may sit at page 5 for a bit and then suddenly jump up to the first or second page. The...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th March 2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Sock Puppet City

Yeah, well, the other 240 posts were not going off on ridiculous rants about anything and everything.

Your very first post was the rant about him not having a forum to ask questions. You could...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th March 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Yes, the Google dance is normal, don't let it worry you. Eventually it will settle down. Getting any visitors at all at this point is a good sign. Congrats. :)

It's funny, back in the day it used...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 426
Posted By RanD
Re: Would you try the speed of my website?

Yeah, just use GTMetrix. It will show you how fast your site is and what needs to be improved to speed it up.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,748
Posted By RanD
Re: As a Customer how do you feel about OTOs on WSO?

The problem is not oto's in concept, but how some marketers use them. The reason people ask what the oto's are is because they want to know if what they are getting is a complete product, or just a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By RanD
Re: Dating Business vs. Internet Marketing Business

If you are "very good" at the dating thing, stick with it, and expand on it.

About half the newbies that come into Internet marketing try to start out in the Internet marketing niche because they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By RanD
Re: Monetizing content -- should I get a partner?

I just thought of some other things.

If you only like writing, and you are planning on writing ebooks, you don't really need more than a sales page. You can put the book on CJ or Clickbank, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By RanD
Re: Monetizing content -- should I get a partner?

If you get a partner, you will be splitting the profits with them. Is that what you really want? You might be better off outsourcing the initial setup, and then outsourcing further work on a one-off...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,590
Posted By RanD
Re: A Blog or website...Which is better?

JHandy,

Based on your last couple of questions, I think you are asking the wrong question. I don't think you are asking about blog or website. Let me clarify.

A website is pretty much any site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By RanD
Re: Trademarks

That was already answered:



and:



You can't trademark a domain name, just because it is "cool" and you think it will become big.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,590
Posted By RanD
Re: A Blog or website...Which is better?

Sorry, when I initially read the OP I assumed the question meant Wordpress or Static HTML site, but I may be mistaken.

Blog or website can be just design concerns. A blog roll with the last post...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

There have been some comments about his example site, and it not ranking in the SERPS. First I will point out that most marketers do not put much effort into example sites, for several reasons. One...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Sorry, I'm not picking on you, IB. This was all one really long post that I broke up into separate posts for readability. You posted a lot, so there was more of yours to comment on. Don't read too...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Affiliate By Andrew Hansen?

Forgive me for saying, but RuggeroSB's comments were correct. You are complaining about how much there is to learn and how much time and effort it takes on your part. That was not an...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 23rd March 2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 71,573
Posted By RanD
Re: Forever Hypocrite Resource Section

When you look at it from that negative perspective, you are psyching yourself out, and setting yourself up for failure.

As the the saying goes "A journey of a thousand begins with a single ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By RanD
Re: affiliate marketing to your list.

It's hard to give a specific answer with so little information on what you are currently doing.

Keep in mind that it is not just about how many sales you get, it is also about keeping people on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By RanD
Re: Converting eZine Articles From English to Russian...

The same rules apply, regardless of the language they are written in. If you are taking someone else's work, it is stealing. Plus, Google already has translators running, and would see that it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By RanD
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By RanD
Re: Linking to a Sub-Domain?

I assume you are talking about Google love. The link is associated with the page, not the domain. Hence the term "Page Rank". How the rank of individual page affect the whole will mostly depend on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,835
Posted By RanD
Re: Help! How do I pick a niche?

Yes, just do something....but do it correctly. Mostly that is just a comment for people to get focused on something...which you seem to be doing.

Don't worry about going too sub sub niche. How...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By RanD
Re: Are Amazon Reviews to be Trusted?

No, it is easy to game.

The marketer putting out the book can send an email out to his list, friends, family, asking them to buy the book and give it a good review. They can offer a bonus for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By RanD
Re: WSOs Are Great I Bought One - Used It And Made Money!

Maybe you grabbed the wrong quote. You seem to be saying the same things that I was.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,564
Posted By RanD
Re: CONTENT IS KING...But Which Format Rules the Roost?

It definitely depends on the content and the quality of the presentation.

Some things are better in a book. Some thing do work much better in video.

I hate the videos of text scrolling by, even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By RanD
Re: WSOs Are Great I Bought One - Used It And Made Money!

How did I make myself look bad? I know you said that got deleted, but why? The moderator does not allow spam or promotional linking, so either you tried to use an affiliate link, or you owned the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th August 2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 887
Posted By RanD
Re: Advice for Beginners!

I am assuming that you don't have literally $0, but are just emphasizing that you don't want to spend a lot of money to start.

If you literally have $0 to your name, they you might want to do...
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