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Forum: Website Design 21st March 2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By msu
Re: Wordpress Page Question

If you're looking for a good, free shopping cart for WordPress, take a look at WooCommerce:
http://www.woothemes.com/woocommerce/
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th March 2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By msu
Re: Bulid my first website

I use GoDaddy for cheap domain names and Media Temple for hosting. They're not the cheapest but they rock for service and customer support.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th March 2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By msu
Re: Wordpress + Magento - All one?

I'm just about to start a web development project for a startup - they have Magento as their current store and wanted to use WordPress for content management.

To cut a long story short, we...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 12th March 2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By msu
Re: Wordpress Expert wanted

Hi Donna K,

If you're still looking for someone, feel free to PM me to discuss. Thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By msu
Re: Can sidebars disappear?

What do you see on the right side of the Widgets page in WordPress admin? Maybe the sidebar is called something different than Sidebar? If widgets weren't enabled with your theme, you wouldn't be...
Forum: Website Design 19th February 2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By msu
Re: I just completely destroyed 2 sites by trying to move 1. What can I do?

Is there actually anything inside the new everythingmold directory? If not, that's why that site doesn't work.

Unless you actually deleted files (and it doesn't sound like you did), they should...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 28,402
Posted By msu
Re: Wix or Wordpress - Honestly?

Go back and give WordPress another try. There's a bit of a learning curve, but once you get it you'll wonder why you ever went to Wix.

I have an ebook just for WordPress beginner's like you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th February 2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By msu
Re: How to test and know that your wordpress site is SEO friendly

Is the new theme full of widgets, huge images, Javascript and other slow-loading stuff? The could be your problem.

Or it could just be a coincidence. Why not trying switching back to the original...
Forum: Website Design 19th February 2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By msu
Re: Getting a website coded

Unless you have some good reason to use Drupal, I'd stay away from it. It's slow, cumbersome and has a tiny support community when compared to something like WordPress.

You can also find WordPress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By msu
Re: Website speed wordpress

The single biggest thing you can do is install a cache plugin. The only two worth looking at are Total Cache and WP Super Cache. Total Cache is ridiculously complicated to set up, so I'd recommend...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By msu
Re: Does anyone know what these Google spider symbols means?

They look like Microsoft Word characters which aren't displaying correctly. Did you paste content into the page directly from Word or another word processing program?
Forum: Website Design 19th February 2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By msu
Re: I want help in wordpress

You can't have both domain masking on and show the correct browser title. You'll need to choose one or the other, or get proper hosting.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 835
Posted By msu
Re: Best way to get visitors to blog?

For blogging, use WordPress. It's the single most popular way of publishing blogs and it's free. Takes a little bit of learning but it's a major time-saver. Plus, because it's so popular you can also...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th February 2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,263
Posted By msu
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By msu
Re: 15 million blogs deleted. New proof you need to own your web sites!

Good post, Ralf - and sound advice.

Another thing to point out is that even if the hosting site doesn't close, there's still a danger of losing your account through a change in the TOS. Either...
Forum: Offline Marketing 16th February 2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,536
Posted By msu
Re: Your Website Looks Awful

I think the key to telling someone their website sucks is to not tell them their website sucks.

For a start, their son may have designed it :)

Concentrate on the business aspect by asking them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th February 2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By msu
Re: Question regarding duplicate content in wordpress for SEO

If you've removed the category and tag pages then you've solved that problem - it just might take Google a little while to drop the pages from its index.

There's no reason to wait to get on with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By msu
Re: Alternative to W3 Cache WP Plugin

Here's another vote for WP Super Cache. Switched to a while back when having problems with Total Cache.
Forum: Offline Marketing 12th January 2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By msu
Re: How to sell services throgh a Blog?

As others have said, you need to write posts about the services you're marketing - but you need to do it with the end-user in mind.

SEO, for example, is the most unrelenting boring subject to most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,650
Posted By msu
Re: Don't use Wordpress Ver 3.5

Not had any problems with my sites. Hadn't even heard of this problem until I read this thread. Sounds more like incompatibility issues with themes or plugins that should have been updated in time...
Forum: Social Media 12th January 2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,461
Posted By msu
Re: Are you using Google's social network?

I'm using it for the SEO benefits - and I've always hated Facebook. G+ is slowly beginning to grow on me. The communities are getting quite interesting these days.
Forum: Social Media 12th January 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,859
Posted By msu
Re: Social Bookmarking Sites List

This might help too:
116 Niche Social Media Sites for Marketing Your Business (http://www.geniusstartup.com/social-media-sites-for-marketing/)
Forum: Social Media 12th January 2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By msu
Re: If They Don't Give a "s#$@" About You... They Ain't Gonna BUY from You...

Top post.

Helping, rather than selling is so simple an idea that many people overlook it in their desperate search for the magic button that's going to tip a load of money into their lap.

A...
Forum: Social Media 12th January 2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,598
Posted By msu
Re: how to promote your website/blog

There are many ways to promote online - the trick is to find the three or four things that work best for you and concentrate on those. That way you'll get maximum results from your time and not be...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By msu
Re: Twitter Experts........

As well as the suggestions above, don't forget to write a good bio for your profile so that you'll come up when users search for people to follow in your niche.

You should also add yourself to a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 5th January 2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,222
Posted By msu
Re: [2013] Making cash building websites offline. Best of all. Offering them free!

To those wondering how someone could put together 20 websites over a weekend, the answer is to use WordPress and a free theme (many of which very good).
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 10,051
Posted By msu
Re: 3 Ways to Increase Your Social Media Traffic

Great tips. I've been using Visibli for a while now, it's been a great source of traffic. As well as hooking it up to Twitter, you can also use it when you link to external sites from your blog or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By msu
Re: Advice For Aspiring Kindle Authors

Excellent post & advice.

Having confidence in what you're doing is much easier if you've done some good pre-writing research, so that you know there's a buying market.

That way, if you launch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,303
Posted By msu
Re: NO MORE REFUND POLICY on my ebooks!

There are plenty of good reasons above for keeping a refunds policy, all of which I'd agree with. Especially when, presumably, a buyer can revoke the payment via their credit card company to get a...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,658
Posted By msu
Re: How to use Social Media for Promotion?

Sounds like the OP is new to social media, in which case this might help:

Social Media Marketing for People in a Hurry (http://www.geniusstartup.com/social-media-marketing/)

The basic key to...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,197
Posted By msu
Re: What Social Bookmarking Sites Do You Use?

Don't forget to try popular niche social networks that relate to your niche - they're a great way of attracting highly targeted visitors.

Check out this post for ideas:
116 Niche Social Media...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,767
Posted By msu
Re: Facebook Vs Twitter

You can sell on both. It depends partly on your product but more on your ability to market the product successfully on either network.

If you don't know how to engage with people on Twitter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,193
Posted By msu
Re: What is the best way to generate free traffic to opt-in page

Giving away free content - via ebooks, whitepapers, Slidehare, etc. - works well, especially for lead generation or email capture, because visitors arrive at your site already viewing you as a...
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,398
Posted By msu
Re: My sister has a photography business, how do we market?

I'd get active on Pinterest - it's made for images and there's a Gifts section (useful if she's selling prints online).
Forum: Offline Marketing 27th October 2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,396
Posted By msu
Re: MAKE $800 A MONTH WITH AFFILIATE DROP CARDS

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the most effective...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,454
Posted By msu
Re: Newbie entering world of Internet Marketing

Pick one thing at a time that you need to learn and focus on just that until you're starting to get it right, then move on to the next thing. The most sensible thing to start with is content, then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,986
Posted By msu
Re: Best Way To Increase Traffic..

Surprised no one's mentioned Triberr, my current favorite for traffic. Saves a lot of time too, so I have more time to work on other traffic methods or create content.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,594
Posted By msu
Re: fastest way to get trafic

Different things work better for different people - blog commenting never works that well for me but others swear by it. I find forums a great source of traffic - but you have to be a useful member...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By msu
Re: Is Triberr considered a "blog network?"

Even you don't want to use the full Triberr service, there's a section in one of the Bonfires (forums) devoted to finding guest posts. You might also want to look into something like...
Guest...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By msu
Re: Triberr... Simple Question

You can add up to three web feeds per account but you can only add one feed per tribe. If you go to the Settings page you can choose with feed goes to which Tribe.
Forum: Social Media 27th October 2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,274
Posted By msu
Re: How does Google plus help ?

Here a guide I posted a while back that might help:
The Google Plus Guide for People Who Hate Google Plus (http://www.geniusstartup.com/google-plus-guide/)

Basically, G+ is your hotline to Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,865
Posted By msu
Re: What drives the most traffic to your sites?

How are you finding Triberr? That's easily the single most effective thing for me. That, and working on getting Google +1s, seems to have contributed to my recent surge in organic search traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,986
Posted By msu
Re: Best Way To Increase Traffic..

The best content I can write shared wide and far by my Triberr buddies is my single biggest traffic source.
Forum: Social Media 27th October 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,941
Posted By msu
Re: How NOT To Acquire New Twitter Followers

Personally, I'd rather have 100 real, engaged people following me that 10,000 people who couldn't give a rat's arse one way or the other. You can't automate engagement.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,179
Posted By msu
Re: Please help me! I'm failing. Here's WHY...

I think the biggest problem is too much reading and not enough (or any) doing. You have to start making mistakes to have something to learn from.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 676
Posted By msu
Re: I'm about to register my first domain! need some advice.

You don't have to choose based on Google because using Google Webmaster Tools you can indicate a .com is aimed at a specific country, which will boost your rankings for the .com in that country (so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 489
Posted By msu
Re: Should I add content to my home page?

It's not just about whether your homepage ranks well.

Do your search engine visitors actually do anything useful? Do they click ads / affiliate links, go through to another page of the site -...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 27th October 2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 755
Posted By msu
Re: Need Some Advice! Flip or Keep?

Depending on the site you use to sell and the actual monthly revenue, you can often get more than three months revenue. That's kind of on the low side.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,247
Posted By msu
Re: College or Internet Marketing

Work on your IM skills enough and they'll pay for your education and more. You don't have to choose one over the other.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,580
Posted By msu
Re: Post your best tip in one sentence

Think, then do - not the other way around.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By msu
Re: Increase Traffic, Leads, & Web Presence--Share Your Resources Too!

The single thing that's done the most for me this year in terms of site traffic and networking is Triberr. Once you get used to the way it works, you get an awful lot of value out of it for very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By msu
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By msu
Re: Am I too late

This is like asking if it's too late to launch a website because there are so many of them around now.

But choose a niche - you can always branch out later if you like - because you need a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By msu
Re: Is there a Kindle tool for this?

Reviews for your books are listed within Author Central.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,215
Posted By msu
Re: Kindle pricing strategy...

Just to correct something said earlier - when you makes changes to your book, whether it's the price, cover or contents or anything else it continues to be available for sale. Once it's in the store...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,403
Posted By msu
Re: How to Increase my website Traffic?

Assuming you don't mean paid traffic, try a mixture of content marketing (to bring users on other sites back to yours) and some interesting, Google-friendly content curation posts (to bring in some...
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