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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 906,261 Visits from Google In September... Only 6,000 from Other Search Engines... Any Ideas?

Sorry, let me re-phrase my question...

Does anyone know why my rankings with Bing and Yahoo are so bad considering my Google rankings are so good?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 906,261 Visits from Google In September... Only 6,000 from Other Search Engines... Any Ideas?

I track a lot of keywords but only in Google. I'm on the top page for dozens of keywords with 4 or 5 figure monthly search volume.

When I do look in Bing / Yahoo I'm nowhere to be seen for these...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st October 2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By JamesPenn
906,261 Visits from Google In September... Only 6,000 from Other Search Engines... Any Ideas?

Last month one of my sites got over 900,000 visitors from Google.

But it only got 2,500 from Ask, 2,200 from Yahoo, 1,487 from AOL and 120 from Bing.

Since Bing and Yahoo's market share of...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 3rd January 2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,486
Posted By JamesPenn
My Experience With Amazon CPM Ads - + Some Questions

A few weeks ago I decided to add a new ad unit to my websites in the form of Amazon CPM banners (Amazon's new advertising network).

Early experience was good with CPMs of around $2 per ad and with...
Forum: Programming 15th September 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Apply HTML To Every WP Blog Post

For now, I only want the ads on a few posts.

I need to update the majority of my posts so that the pages comply with Google Adsense guidelines.

But what I went to do is set the "rules" for...
Forum: Programming 15th September 2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Apply HTML To Every WP Blog Post

Yes - that's exactly what I need to do? Any ideas?
Forum: Programming 11th September 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,681
Posted By JamesPenn
How To Apply HTML To Every WP Blog Post

Hi,

I am using a plug-in called Quick Adsense to apply ads to every blog post on my WP blog.

At the moment, I only want to show the ads on a few of my posts so I want to apply a piece of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Bigger Sites Stealing My Content & Outranking Me - How To Deal With It

Thanks for your advice.

I'm wondering though if there is a better way for me to benefit than to get the content removed - particularly in search engine rank.

How do I approach it so that I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th August 2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By JamesPenn
Bigger Sites Stealing My Content & Outranking Me - How To Deal With It

Over the last few months, I've had a number of my articles go viral and as a result bigger websites in my market have been republishing my articles in full and without permission.

In exchange...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Can't Get Past 2500 Google Visits Per Day

The bolded part is very true!

Going through this process I've uncovered a few small things that could be contributing to the problems I'm having.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th August 2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Can't Get Past 2500 Google Visits Per Day

Maybe the social signals don't directly impact search, but surely it suggests it is "good content" and so the rankings should come with it.

I don't think at this time building links is what I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th August 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Escape A Google Traffic Plateau?

Thanks for the reply.

I already have a related posts plug-in and often interlink posts - both old and new. I don't think that is the issue in this case.

James
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By JamesPenn
Can't Get Past 2500 Google Visits Per Day

Hi Warriors

One of my sites is a year old now. After only two months, with fifteen blog posts published, it was getting 2,500 visitors from Google per day.

10 months later, and with 70 blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By JamesPenn
30,000 Visitors Daily - How To Funnel Towards One Blog Post?

Hi Warriors

It's been a long while since I've been here - and I'm here asking for some ideas.

I have a Wordpress blog that generates 30-50,000 visitors per day. I've recently published a blog...
Forum: Social Media 24th October 2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By JamesPenn
5,000+ New Fans Per Day - How?

Hi guys,

I run a number of Facebook pages in a couple of niche markets - not crappy humor pages - but a collection of people interested in a similar topic.

One of my pages, which was at about...
Forum: Social Media 23rd July 2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By JamesPenn
Does Facebook Punish Certain Domains?

I have a Facebook fan page for one of my websites. It has grown to close to 400,000 fans now.

Up until recently, almost every single Facebook post included a link to the domain associated with my...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th July 2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,842
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Adsense not reporting pageviews?!

Google Adsense stats have stopped updating since 9am UK time for many people.

My stats had not updated so I checked the Google forums and many others are having the same problems.

My Analytics...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th June 2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Good Host for WordPress Website

Synthesis Web Hosting.

It's hosting built specifically to accommodate Wordpress. I switched to them about 6 months ago and my load time went from something like 8 seconds to almost instant.
...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 5th June 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Does Your Fanpage Need A Boost? Get Real US/UK/AUS Fans Here!

I took Colin up on this offer about 5 hours ago.

In that time I've had an estimated 2,000+ visitors to my website as a direct result of the post to his fan page, but more importantly I've added...
Forum: Website Design 17th April 2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,399
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Set "og: image" For Facebook Liking, Commenting & Sharing

Thanks for the link.

So how do I set the image used within the post as the image for Facebook to feature? And how can I apply this across all 500+ posts on the blog?

Is there a plug-in I can...
Forum: Website Design 17th April 2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,399
Posted By JamesPenn
How To Set "og: image" For Facebook Liking, Commenting & Sharing

I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem...


When someone Facebook "likes" a blog post of mine, FB automatically sets the image to be used. It does not select the image from my blog post,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Anyone Noticed Anything Strange With Amazon Reporting Today?

I should have had 2,000+ clicks today - but Amazon is reporting 8.

It does however report 150 or so sales so it seems the sale tracking is working while the click tracking is not.

UPDATE:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Websites Crash When I Link To Them - How To Solve?

It's an idea - but I post 6-8 times per day and want as much interaction on my posts as possible to grow my page so posting at peak times is more profitable for me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Websites Crash When I Link To Them - How To Solve?

It's pretty much all US, Canada, UK and Australia traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By JamesPenn
Websites Crash When I Link To Them - How To Solve?

Hi Warriors,

I have grown a very popular Facebook page which shares the best blog posts in my market. My page has grown to over 200,000 fans now but has encountered a problem.

Nowadays the page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,224
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How is this company making hundreds per day

You are allowed 3 ad blocks + 2 link units.

From what I can see they have just two ad blocks and two link units. As far as I can tell they are doing nothing against Adsense ToS.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By JamesPenn
Amazon Operating Agreement Update - RE: Free Kindle Books

I woke up this morning to an email from Amazon regarding an update to their operating agreement effective from March 1st.

There are a few additions, but this one in particular bothers me...
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st February 2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By JamesPenn
Do Google Adsense Ad Units Gradually Increase In RPM

Hi Warriors

I have a position on my website where I place a 468x60 Adsense banner - text only. Since September this banner has been doing very well.

It's against Google rules to discuss...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

I don't really understand MYSQL but I went to my MYSQL database in my Cpanel and it said they were all working correctly.

I did a Repair and Optimize job on the MYSQL database on my main website...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

I spoke in live chat to someone and I'm not sure they really knew what they were talking about.

They just kept telling me to go to my web developer and optimize the scripts.

Still waiting for...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

It's definitely visitors. I can see in my Google Real Time stats exactly how many people are on my website at any given time.

I just checked my CPU status in my cPanel and it says:

"No CPU...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

Those stats are only for peak times. It's more like 30-50 in the very early morning. Over the last 30 days I've had about 850,000 visitors.

My site traffic over the last few days has actually...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: 21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

Thanks for your input.

I recently upgraded to Bluehost Pro to deal with any overloading issues, but maybe that's not big enough for me.

At peak times my website gets 80-120 new visitors per...
Forum: Website Design 30th January 2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By JamesPenn
21s To Load One Page On My Website - How To Fix?

For the last 48 hours my website has been incredibly slow to load.

When I try to connect it stays blank for a long time and then finally starts loading the elements on the page. Once it starts...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Thanks David.

After post content worked on single posts but it was also displaying it on every single post on category pages too.

The before comments hook works perfectly!

Thanks,
James
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Just to clarify...

I want to show it after the main blog post, but before the comments.
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

David - I've run into a little problem...

I put the promotion in the after_post_content hook - but then when I checked my category pages, it was showing my promotion on every blog post on the...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Yep, running Genesis.

There is a Promotion Box plugin but when I used it it would add my social media sharing buttons to my promotion box with no way to disable so it wouldn't work for me.
...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Thanks David - I always thought ProBlogger used the Genesis Promotion Box - but your revelation that he is actually using a Genesis Hook has provided me with a solution!

Thanks very much. It looks...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Thanks David

Those two seem to add the promotion within the main blog post though. I'm looking for something that adds a custom piece of text or opt-in etc in a box displayed separately from the...
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Thanks Istvan

I've just done a few searches through the WSO archives and haven't found it. Do you remember how long ago it was so I can narrow my search?

Thanks,
James
Forum: Website Design 18th January 2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By JamesPenn
Wordpress Plug-In That Adds Promotion Box After Blog Post

Hi Warriors,

I hope someone can help me out here.

I want to add a box that appears after each post on my blog where I can place a promotion for an affiliate product or maybe an opt-in form.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,700
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Amazon Associates Slow to Update Earnings Summary

My stats have now updated for the 12th but my sales were significantly down on previous days.

I only sold 6 items when normally I'd sell 20-50.

In all likelihood I just had a bad day but share...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th January 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,700
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Amazon Associates Slow to Update Earnings Summary

I just came here to ask the exact same thing.

It's been regularly late for the past six weeks or so for me now and hasn't updated since Jan 11th for whatever reason.

I hope they sort it soon....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th December 2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By JamesPenn
How To Compare Adsense Revenue Between New & Returning Visitors?

Hi guys,

On my website I know exactly how much I earn per 1,000 page views (eCPM). Let's say, for example, that I make $20 per 1,000 page views.

I have a sneaky suspicion however that my eCPM...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd November 2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Swedish babe is making fortune with Adsense

That's actually a very poor return from that kind of traffic.

What is it - about $10k?

That's about $330 per day from (supposedly) 170,000 visitors per day.

I'd want to be doing MUCH more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Track Adsense Clicks/Earnings On Each Page?

Thanks Nelapsi, but as far as I'm aware you can't see which specific pages are generating the clicks from within your Adsense account.

When you link to Adsense it shows you how many views each...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How To Track Adsense Clicks/Earnings On Each Page?

Thanks for your input - but that has absolutely nothing to do with my question.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th October 2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By JamesPenn
How To Track Adsense Clicks/Earnings On Each Page?

Hi Warriors,

I can't track Adsense on any more domains in my Google Analytics account, but I really would like to be able to see things like

- clicks on a certain page
- EPC on each page
-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,285
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Cool little trick to get more Facebook likes…

How long until Facebook notice you are liking hundreds of comments per day and shut down your pages AND YOUR profile.

Not worth the risk in my opinion.

Simply posting valuable, shareable...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Is a Facebook contest on my blog okay?

The promotional guidelines say that you can get someone to like a page, but you can't get someone to like a wall post or photo etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd October 2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Amazon excluding more products from having affiliate commissions

Does anyone know why these items are excluded? It's quite a mixed list.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By JamesPenn
5,000 Page Views Per Day - Help On Optimizing Adsense Ads

Hi Warriors

This month (July) my niche blog should reach 90,000 visitors and 150,000 page views.

I'm making good money with Adsense, but I know I could do better. I have to be careful with my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,271
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Pen Names

Interesting. I wonder if they are my distant relatives.

On another note, the number of times I've received an email from a customer or website visitor who have asked if I am any relation to Sean...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,114
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: How many of you blog about blogging?

I blog about blogging, but I only blog about my experiences with a niche blog (not IM).

I've succeeded as a niche blogger, and now I've decided to teach other people what I do and how I do it.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,079
Posted By JamesPenn
Re: Scumbag Pinterest Tactic - How Did They Do This?

Tiff - same thing happened to me. About five boards with just one pin in one of them.

I changed my psw pronto and no problems since.

James
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