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Forum: Website Design 8th October 2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Louis Raven
Facebook Like Button Display Changed

I have a Like button next to a Twitter Follow button and for the last 4 months they have been inline with each other. Nothing has changed on my website but this morning I noticed the Facebook button...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,415
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Lots of Blog Traffic but No Love or Sales

You want comments but your comment form is at the bottom of the web page, after the article I had to scroll 3 times (past the ads and other stuff) just to see a comment option. You should build your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 279
Posted By Louis Raven
IOS Games

Hi I'm making some game/apps for Iphone, do these have to be approved before they can be installed on an Iphone or do they only have to be approved to show in Itunes etc?
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 9th June 2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Louis Raven
Broad Match Variant

Hi all,

finding it hard to make Google Adwords take my money, every time I raise a bid they then suggest a higher front page bid. Also I noticed they no longer like long-tail keywords and label...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Louis Raven
Profit/earnings Claims

Hi all,

I'm starting to market one of my "start a business" ebooks and on the sales page want to add something like "you can make $40 a day" etc. Can this be done? I honestly know/believe this to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Louis Raven
Info product value

Hi all,

I have an information ebook and would like to also sell a physical copy, having it published or printed isn't worth it as it's over 80 pages with a lot of pictures. I'm considering burning...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd April 2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Louis Raven
Canon Printer Full Tank

I've got an MP800 and all tanks are about 90% full but it doesn't print black text (will print some black picture colours) and it come up with warnings of at least 3 tanks are "empty".

Any ideas...
Forum: Website Design 13th October 2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Multisite Robots

So it's cool to have 3 different sitemaps? Hopefully Google doesn't favour the root one.

Thanks
Forum: Website Design 13th October 2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Multisite Robots

Well I think I'll have to add a custom robots.txt for all sites. But still wondering about the sitemaps as I don't fancy adding links for every blog post or forum topic?
Forum: Website Design 13th October 2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Louis Raven
Multisite Robots

Hi all, I have a website example.com, an SMF forum example.com/forum, and a WordPress blog example.com/blog.

I'm not sure how to deal with sitemaps.xml and robots.txt, it seems each one (main,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Trademark One Word?

Some great comments. I'll tell HostGator I'm not going to remove the post and see what they say.

Thanks all
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Trademark One Word?

That's what I'm thinking. HostGator (my host) sent me an email suggesting I take it down but I can't see what harm I'm doing and it's definitely not confusing people into thinking I am the company.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Louis Raven
Trademark One Word?

Hi all,

I recently wrote a post on my health blog about a new slimming pill/drug and received an email from their brand-protection team asking me to take down the post as it was infringing on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Flippa and Paypal

Thanks guys, brilliant suggestions.

I've only done a 3 day auction so hopefully can get an escrow account by then. If not I'll use PayPal and send a bill of sale ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Louis Raven
Flippa and Paypal

Hey all,

I only have a PayPal account would it be wise to use them for accepting payment for a website I'm selling? I'm hoping the price will be around $800 but I don't want to transfer the site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Selling DVD's

Cheers guys, Kunaki seems a bit too high priced for what you actually get. I need to be able to add custom things etc.

I'll check out security stickers on Amazon.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Louis Raven
Selling DVD's

Hey all,

I'm going to be selling some software in DVD format and want them to be slightly protected (not opened/downloaded then refunded). I was considering shrink wrapping them but does anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Louis Raven
Gather Information From Buyers

Hi all,

I'm selling a subscription and need to gather some information from my buyers. I want to do this in one step ie. the buy-now button also sends the required details to me etc. I'm using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Managing Subscribers

Thanks guys. I have subscribers and paying clients on my contact list, How would I go about automatically moving the subscribers to a client list (once they've purchased) etc?

I don't want to keep...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,890
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Ok, Slightly Frustrated About the Dating Website Thingy

It looks just like another social network. Not a dating site. You need to get creative, social and viral.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By Louis Raven
Managing Subscribers

Hey all,

I need some advice about subscribers. I run a hosting website and have about 80 paying members so far. Could I send these guys "upgrade" emails as they're already "customers" or is still...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Louis Raven
Tracking offline business sales

Hey all,

I'm currently sending leads to offline business' and they are paying me cash in person at the end of the month. I gather potential clients info and forward them to the company who carries...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd October 2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Google Secretly Doesn't Like Me

Please read my OP. My problem is the last 4 months my traffic and quality has double but the clicks have dropped to zero.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd October 2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Louis Raven
Google Secretly Doesn't Like Me

Hi all,

I have a 2 year old niche blog and for the first year and a half my Adsense earnings and clicks were quite good (average CTR and CPC). For the last 4 months or so my traffic has grown...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,748
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: The 3 most Successful Warriors of All Time

These are my WF favourites:
Eric Louviere.
Allen Says.
Most of the old timers I used to rant with.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Exact match domain names, is this a good buy?

Depnds on the word but it sounds like an "OK" price. .orgs are just as powerful as .coms.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th July 2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Penguin solutions still not conclusive

You've been lucky.. but remember penguin wasn't a one-off and will be back around. If it catches you, you'll be better buying a new domain.

Using the same anchor text every time isn't natural.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Louis Raven
Facebook ads confusion.

Hi all,

I had an ad on FB for an affiliate product and had it set to CPM, I had 20000 views and NO clicks. Switched to PPC and now I have 23000 views and 14 clicks?

Somethings obviously not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 46,456
Posted By Louis Raven
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: What can be advertised with Google Adwords?

OK they never asked specifically for a 600 word article. I was exaggerating. :rolleyes:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: What can be advertised with Google Adwords?

Oh no, I'd lose business if my site turned into a blog.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: What can be advertised with Google Adwords?

And apart from CPA, affiliate and direct sales or signup pages :rolleyes:

My site was a four page contact, gallery, services page etc. Exactly what the searching customer is looking for. Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Louis Raven
What can be advertised with Google Adwords?

Hey all,

I know you can't directly promote affiliate or CPA products, but I recently got in trouble for promoting my offline local business via Adwords. It seems the only thing you can't send...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Louis Raven
Flippa - Long Term Business

I recently purchased two PageRank-2 domains from Godaddy and within a week the domains are PR0. It doesn't matter as they were cheap and I was just testing my luck. But why did they lose the PR? They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: I have a Twitter account with almost 200K. How to make it profitable?

I will eat my shoe if 4000 of them are not worthless bots :)

On average you can score about 40000 followers for $5 on.. Fiverr
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Louis Raven
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Help needed in editing fonts in WordPress Theme

Great,

I recommend a dashed border instead of dotted ;) Add to stylesheet..
blockquote {
padding: 10px 20px;
background-color: #FFC !important;
border: 3px dashed red !important;
}
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Help needed in editing fonts in WordPress Theme

Let's go old-school and try hack the style :p

Add this into the stylesheet:
a {
color: #0000FF !important;
}
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Help needed in editing fonts in WordPress Theme

I updated the above code. I'll look at the link colors now..

OK have a look in your style sheet for #BLUE - Change it to BLUE or #000FF
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,445
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Help needed in editing fonts in WordPress Theme

You have messy code referencing Header tags too many times for no reason.

Try this:

h1 { font-size:30px !important; font-weight:bold !important; }
h2 { font-size:24px !important;...
Forum: Programming 19th April 2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,501
Posted By Louis Raven
To Learn PHP?

Hey all,

I'm quite good with HTML and CSS (I get by :)) But I would love to build better websites with more functions.. for example a Digg clone. I understand most sites are a mixture of all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,538
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Alternative to EzineArticles

I use different article directories for different things. What are you hoping to achieve from article marketing.. traffic, backlinks, brand awareness?

Lou
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,895
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: This is starting to irritate me

Are they "not selling" or have you simply not sold any? Has you ads been viewed but no conversions? If so.. how many views? Who viewed them?

If you had 100 people looking for sports artwork all...
Forum: Website Design 30th March 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,132
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: iContact vs. AWeber

They're good at all things, brilliant at NONE!
Forum: Website Design 30th March 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: How do I make my site look better?

No font family structure.
No font size structure.
Scattered colours. I see red grey silver blue and black. Try to stick with 3 main colours.

What font are you using for the logo? I want to try...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: EZA 9 day approval time

You've hit the nail on the head. Spend more time to get syndicated and you can really hit some big traffic. That's just not my style, and I should have pointed that out.

Lou
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: EZA 9 day approval time

Absolutely, the more places you can spread your signature the better. I/ME just don't like spending a LOT of time writing an article that comforms to EZA's standards, waiting an average 8 days for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: EZA 9 day approval time

I disagree, but thanks for your opinion.

My traffic has grown 10x since I stopped using EZA and focused the time on other directories and video sites that ALL allow syndication without the added...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: ALT tag question!

Alt tags are used to describe the thing that for some reason can't be shown. Most marketers use the tag for keyword stuffing but the main purpose is for users who can't see images/video to still know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: EZA 9 day approval time

Warriors still use EZA? For the time and hassle it takes you could have uploaded to 2 equally as good directories and made a youtube video with an IN-YOUR-FACE call to action.

Over the course of 2...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th March 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,407
Posted By Louis Raven
Download your adwords keywords?

Is there any way I can download the keywords I'm bidding on from my Adwords account? Preferably in plain text.

I need to download the keywords and change the word slightly and upload but am having...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 28th March 2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: can i use ppc (adwords) to promote for only landing pages URL

They DO allow direct linking but there has to be more content on the page than ads.. which is very rare for a CPA landing page but they are out there.

Lou
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 23rd March 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Louis Raven
Adwords to CPA?..

Is there ANY way to send Adwords traffic direct to CPA email/zip submits? I can't seem to get any ads approved. Also, let's say I create an eBook, can I direct link to the sales page or does Google...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd March 2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,847
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Does MaxBounty Also Shave Leads?

Isn't "scrubbing" deception/fraud? Fair enough if it's the same lead already on the list but random shaving should come with serious consequences.

Anyone had problems with Neverblue?

Lou
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd March 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By Louis Raven
A few things that would make CPA more profitable..

Excuse the slight rant but wouldn't it make CPA business easier if..

1. Google chrome had a toolbar-install feature.
2. The advertisers landing pages had h1 (keyword) tags and fully optimized....
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 19th March 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 21,639
Posted By Louis Raven
Re: Truth about Aymen? Arbitrage Conspiracy -- What is Going on!

So, a few years on.. Is anyone making £800+ a day from AC?
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