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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,386
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: ladies i need your opinion

I don't like any of them but if I find a site that has great content I don't really care what their logo looks like.

However, of course I would never know what kind of content your site had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,715
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Are Mini-Sites or MicroSites Dying?

The X-factor type sites are only micro in that they focus down on a micro niche (not tiny one-page sites without authority)....or that is what they should be. I don't see why sites that focus on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 895
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Monetizing Your Passion

Sounds good. Many people really want to learn to cook, especially after watching shows on Food Network that make it look super simple. But even basic shows and basic recipes aren't always as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 895
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Monetizing Your Passion

How about cooking for beginners? Where you go carefully step by step in excruciating detail for those that don't know a potato pancake from a saddle bag (but want to learn), explaining all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 14,596
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: RIP: Bev Clement

I'm very sorry to hear this, sending thoughts and prayers to her family.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,155
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: How to monetize a fan site

I have a fan site with lots of traffic and the best thing I have found to do to monetize it is to put up a "donate" button and ask members to donate to the upkeep of the site.

I've tried Amazon...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,285
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Full-time Income Using Article Marketing

This is possible by writing good quality keyword-optimized articles using well-researched keywords with a resource box at the end that people will click on, leading them to either a product with a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Recommendations on Laptop for this...

I've been using a Toshiba laptop for 2-1/2 years with no problems. Still runs great.

I also would recommend Lenovo....great computers.

As far as netbooks, my son uses a netbook all the time,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,275
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Domain Screwed...Need Advice

Is it possible this person will read this thread? If so, they now know how desperately you want the domain and you might have just increased its perceived value to the domain name owner.

But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: What is that code for finding the most viewed EZA articles...

Oh, thank you Tim. I was about to pull out my hair. Actually I think I first learned of this from one of your posts. Much obliged.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By rainyclayday
What is that code for finding the most viewed EZA articles...

I know I wrote this down but can't find it. The piece of code you type out that allows you to find all articles that have a certain keyword with greater than "X" number of views. Thanks!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd May 2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,272
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: SEO Confusion!!! Front page of Google = NO TRAFFIC

Are you making sure to sign out of Google before you do your search to see where you rank?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th May 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,438
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: How to Create a Profitable Niche Site In 3 Months.

Great information, thanks for taking the time to write it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,663
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Why My 91% Spun Version of My Article Got Declined???

I agree. Nothing personal here either, to each his own and all that, but spun articles are like litter to me. The sooner the article directories stop allowing it the better. YMMV of course.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,075
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: The Great Article Marketing Clickthrough Rate Debate - How To Get a 50% CTR On All Of Your Artic

I agree, and I think that when people post things like that (unnaturally high CTR) it ultimately causes newbies to become discouraged when they don't see similar results. Perhaps the newbie is doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,840
Posted By rainyclayday
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Failure Taints the Toilet - The Wisdom of Granular Low Hanging Fruit

Check out the other "generators" too, they're pretty funny as well. Specifically the plot generator for those looking for ideas for a book. Here ya go...

A pig farmer who may be a clone hides from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: EZA Resource Box Link to Inner Page?

You may be confused by the rule about redirecting. That happened to me too at first. When you redirect, you have to use a top-level domain. But linking in your resource box with anchor text, you can...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st April 2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: MicroNicheFinder or Samurai

I use MNF all the time, would not want to be without it. But I haven't tried Samurai so can't really compare. MNF is great though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By rainyclayday
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: I am getting requests to place ads on my sites lately

Yes I guess that is true! :)

That does make sense, I was thinking of traffic but I guess they are looking at rankings. Well I will have to think about it. I thought these were spam mails at first,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By rainyclayday
I am getting requests to place ads on my sites lately

I've recently started getting offers from companies about placing text ads or banner ads on 3 different sites. One offered $60 per year for a text ad. Is this something a lot of people do? It doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 962
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Advice on price for article writing

Totally agree. That goes for everyone but especially someone with your excellent credentials.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,419
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Zero Clickbank sales the last 10 days

My hops are up and yet my sales have been nonexistent the past 2 weeks. This is not the norm for me at all, so I have been a bit concerned. I can't even remember the last time my sales have been this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,114
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Do you submit articles with unrelated resource boxes?

The OP is just talking about getting backlinks to his site, not really anything to do with honesty or integrity IMO.

For example let's say your niche is spark plugs for a car and you want to get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,825
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: $20 for the best domain name - HELP NEEDED!

Are you looking to make it something along the lines of Wealthy Affiliate? Kind of an all-in-one IM stop shop?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th January 2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,176
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Dell Laptop .... Yes? ... No? ... Don't even Bother? ...

I have a Dell desktop, no problems with it for the 3 years I have had it. My laptop is a Toshiba, no problems with that the 2+ years I have had it.

Regarding Lenovo though, I really like those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,068
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Can I get your opinion on some logo concepts please?

Set 1 red background would be my choice.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 632
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Make money with Wealthy Affiliates?

I joined WA 2 years ago when I didn't know anything at all and it was really helpful. I learned quite a lot there and started building websites with their website builder which is really easy.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,443
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Betta Fish Niche... You Think It's Worth It?

You can make sales in any niche if you have a good product to sell. It doesn't have to be one of the so-called "desperate buyer" health niches at all. And the bonus is much less competition. I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th November 2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Ezine changes anchor text rule

Oh good, that 3-word limit was very constraining. Glad they made this change.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: EZA's New Meta Filter Is Driving me NUTS

Use TextPad, it has a word count feature and doesn't add in any odd characters.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,220
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: why is micro niche finder giving me a green light for SOC but the comp is PR5 with 500+ BL

I use MNF to initially gather my keywords, then I look at the top 10 results for each KW in Google to evaluate it for myself. Most of the time I can use the KWs I get from MNF but not always. If you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,520
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: HELP - Can Somebody Tell Me How To REALLY Make A LIVING Online? Please?

I had a tendency to jump from thing to thing, and this post (http://andrewhansen.name/online-business/why-opportunity-hopping-will-kill-your-online-business/) at Andrew Hansen's blog really was eye...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,208
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: My Detailed Experience of John's xFactor Adsense Strategy

I think that you have done everything right, and now you just need to move on to another site (or 2) and just keep building more sites. Mine are taking around 3 weeks to start making money.

This...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,848
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: My Experience with Micro Niche Finder & Xfactor course

Not long, I just made them. Let's see, maybe 3 weeks for the first 2, and maybe 2 weeks for the second two. Not long at all. I am working on two more. I was going to do two per week but it's tough to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,099
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Mandatory Requirements for EZA's Resource Box?

Hi Kelly,

A lot of people pay for the premium membership because you can schedule when you want your articles published. If you get them published at the very end of the day you could be on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th September 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,848
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: My Experience with Micro Niche Finder & Xfactor course

Just want to report on my 4 sites I made. The first 2 are making money and they get a CTR of no less than 25% but usually higher. Today I made $9.00 so far. The last 2 sites I made have not started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,099
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Mandatory Requirements for EZA's Resource Box?

Also, please do not get confused about the "top level domain" section of the rules where it says something about only being able to link to a top level domain. That is pertaining to redirecting and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Anyone had any luck getting their Squidoo lenses 'unlocked'?

Since you have gone to the trouble of making content for your Squidoo lenses, you should just go ahead and put up a simple website or blog and then just copy your content over. That way your work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Ezine Basic Plus, another 25 to submit.

I would just do the 25 articles, it won't take long. I don't know if things are different now, but when I was basic plus it was a lot faster being approved than basic. In fact, when I moved to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Women I Need Your Vote On These Logos

I like #1 the best out of what is shown, but none of them give me the slightest clue as to what a purse key finder is.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Ezine: anchor unrelated to subject?

I don't think there is a problem. Sometimes I write articles just for the backlink, and they are not related. I've never had EA say there is any problem with them.

I am sort of torn about whether...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th September 2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 61,809
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Xfactor's "Adsense Masters" Micro Niche Adsense Course

Code is spouting nonsense and in my opinion looking for attention here. This is not grey hat unless you are going off on your own tangent and not following the course.

Google does not go around...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,848
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: My Experience with Micro Niche Finder & Xfactor course

I don't write that many articles per site, at least not right off the bat for sure. In fact, nowhere near. I write maybe 20 per site, submit each site to some social bookmarking sites, answer a few...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th September 2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,618
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Question about XFactor's Adsense Course

Is that your actual site? The reason I ask is you say it's a real example and I tried typing it in and didn't see anything that looked like it would be your page on page 1 of Google.

Be sure to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 828
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: XSite Pro

I love Xsitepro....I've made lots and lots of sites with it, never had any problems.

I've never seen any discounts for it though. :(
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,518
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: EZA Crashed?

It seems to be okay for a few minutes then not okay. I was able to submit a couple of articles but now it is giving me an error message, "unexpected error." So I am working on something else for now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Question on Using Articles and InAchor Text to Drive Traffic to Website

You can link to other pages in your domain at EA, I do it all the time. Maybe you are thinking of redirecting, which can only be done with a top level domain. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,751
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: HELP! I can't get traffic!

I actually thought the domain name was a cute play on words, learn right now/learn write now.

Anyway, as far as traffic, that's always the tough part. I write articles to get traffic but there are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Do you use EZA articles, written by others, on your own sites?

I have used them on some of my Adsense sites, but make sure you include the author's resource box. I just use them sometimes to add content to my site once I get the main page up. They work fine.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,618
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Question about XFactor's Adsense Course

I've used the Super Adsense themes very successfully for almost all of my Adsense sites I've ever done. I think they are easy to use and you can make a nice header for it if you want to.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By rainyclayday
Name generator

I use this name generator a lot when creating new accounts that ask for a bunch of name/birthday/zip code stuff. I thought it might be helpful for some of you. It doesn't just generate a random name...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Why most people's dreams suck...

I think that sums it up right there. Perfectly.

People may read a million billion times that they should stick with one thing, focus on one thing, find success (or decide it isn't going to work...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,040
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Clickbank Hops-How many hops a day is good???

I think you should get at least 1000 hops on a product before you decide if it will sell or not. I've had it happen quite a few times that 300, 400, or even 500 hops go by without a sale, then 3...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,652
Posted By rainyclayday
Re: Was anybody on here actually using the Internet in the 80s or before?

I had a Commodore 64 and a LOUD modem which I used to connect to Compuserve and used to talk in the chat rooms. There weren't even that many at that time, it was actually fun. At one time I also used...
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