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Forum: Offline Marketing 27th March 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Doing Website Re-designs: Keep Existing Content or Write New (and other questions)?

Used to find that with content but then started to break the projects down, setting deadlines and managing clients like an employee.

To start with you need to gauge their reaction to creating the...
Forum: Website Design 26th March 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Aaron H
Re: W3 total cache vs. WP Super Cache

I'm using WP Fastest Cache on quite a few sites which is probably worth a look against the other two and very simple to set up, got some nice speed improvements from it, also was able turn off...
Forum: Offline Marketing 26th March 2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Doing Website Re-designs: Keep Existing Content or Write New (and other questions)?

Any re designs I've done in the past I've got the client to write the content for me, always explained to them I can outsource, but they're the experts in their business and really the best ones to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Aaron H
Re: 800 lb Gorilla stomps out local competition (Google)

We had something similar in the UK with a large hosting Co pushing free/cheap websites on prime time TV, to be honest I wasn't too worried, almost saves time because there's a good chance the real...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 911
Posted By Aaron H
Re: How did you get into IM?

Through the day job as a cocky young web designer I was knocked down a few notches when my boss at the time ranted 'it's all very well having a great looking website, but where's the @#£$%!!! sales'....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,604
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Can you change the width of your columns on wordpress?

Have a play with Web Developer for Firefox, that way you can adjust the CSS live in the browser and run a quick test.

Or the other option is to make a copy of your worpress themes main CSS file,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By Aaron H
Re: My name's Omar... And I am a Domain ADDICT!!

Not too sure, I'm still trying to get a meeting arranged with this guy, he's pretty elusive by the sounds of things, dying to meet him, knowing my luck he'll be the next to post on here below me.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th December 2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By Aaron H
Re: My name's Omar... And I am a Domain ADDICT!!

Thought I was a domain addict until I went to see a web design client and he referred me onto another guy, later found out this referral had just over 19,000 domains ...... feel like small fry now
Forum: Website Design 16th November 2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,575
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Website Designing Software

Dreamweaver definitely the best in my books, even after pointing out it's bad points which are in CS5 it now has limited support (mainly in the way of server behaviours) for anyone developing ASP...
Forum: Website Design 15th November 2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Aaron H
Re: text wont stay in my wrap

in forms.css drop the following in, in place of the two #personal styles half way down.

#personal{text-align:right;}
#personal label{font-size:90%; margin:10px;}
#personal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Aaron H
Re: What you see is not always what you get

Pity, one less v and that would have been a great name for an online store selling toilets.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,835
Posted By Aaron H
Re: A Flash Drive can solve a world of problems

I'm so paranoid about losing data I've got two 1TB drives I regularly back up to hidden in locations around the house, if someone broke in and stole my comp I'd be gutted, if they stole my backup...
Forum: Website Design 14th November 2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Amazon ads won't validate, what do you do?

It's a nice to have but don't sweat it if it fails on a few minor points. I even have half finished sites making Amazon sales, I couldn't care less if the W3C don't like them as long as Amazon keeps...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,161
Posted By Aaron H
Re: My Family Biz's Site made $90K online in April (seriously)

Firstly great news on the $90k. I run a few ecommerce stores for a UK company which do pretty well online and I totally agree with you about not disclosing your URL.

But also with regards to Don...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Authority vs Niche Sites

ha ha, cheers Dan, lesson learnt. Years of writing up business reports for my boss that’s the cause of my crappy formatting

Dan: thanks Dan, your words didn't go un-actioned, I've just done some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Authority vs Niche Sites

Thanks ..... the parent category showing up in the url isn’t so important but the way the site is structured is if that makes sense.

So if you had a site selling car spares you’d have the general...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Aaron H
Authority vs Niche Sites

Hi everyone, I’ve just typed up a lengthy article about authority sites on my blog and thought it was probably too long for a forum post at 1500 ish words so reckoned a small summary would work...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th April 2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,319
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Most Important SEO Factor

I'd say it's knowing the weak points (if any) of the competition sitting on page 1 and knowing whether the time/money spent trying to achieve a page 1 spot for a certain keyphrase is going to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,932
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Read the Damn Post BEFORE You Hit Reply!

I only ever read the last three posts in a thread before replying and I'm now a bit worried about Steve having his head up his ass, John being ironic, and we're going to have a poll about hi-jacking,...
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd January 2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,291
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Ever Wake Up At Night With a Brilliant Idea?

usually use my mobile as an alarm clock so I record the idea onto that via a quick text or voice memo then attach an alarm to it for while I'm having breakfast so then I don't forget about it.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 747
Posted By Aaron H
Re: MicroNicheFinder....Should I Buy??

I use both MNF and Market Samurai. Really do like MNF just for the initial picking out niches stage, especially with the brainstorm button I've found some really great niches I wouldn't have thought...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Joomla For beginners??

You can but if you've blended the two to make it look like one site you really need to stay on top of any style sheet or navigation changes you make. I caused myself major headaches using a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Am I a fool for thinking wordpress should replace websites?

Have to say I like both WP for larger sites and then usually HTML/CSS for a small basic niche site, although for anyone starting out I'd 100% recommend WP. Like Brandon mentioned it is useful to have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Joomla For beginners??

I've used Joomla for a works site and it's got plenty of really useful plugins but I'd agree with Thunderbirds comments that from experience if things go wrong it can turn into a real nightmare, also...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 4th December 2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 114,950
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Explode your back linking -> angela/paul/terry kyle/Steve heron/kkchoon! NO MONTHLY FEES

You've just made my day Steve :) Fantastic piece of software, really like the fact I still have a degree of control over my link building too, this has just made my link building activities so much...
Forum: Mind Warriors 3rd December 2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,241
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Where do you write your goals?

couldn't agree more, I've got a big sheet of blue A1 card nailed to the wall next to my computer, my goals at one end and yellow sticky notes all over the card detailing what I'm taking action on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Solve your biggest obstacle in Internet marketing today!

Couldn’t agree more, also think a big part of the time management problem is losing momentum, in my day job I manage the company websites but because I’m the only person in the workshop office I get...
Forum: Website Design 16th August 2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,162
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Calling All Warriors: Do You Build Static Sites With XSitePro Or Dyamic Sites Like Wordpress?

WP every time now, used to hand code but I've seen the error of my ways, suppose the HTML/CSS experience helps if I feel the need to have a mess with a template.
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 9th February 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 178,406
Posted By Aaron H
Re: How I Made $580K Using PUBLIC DOMAIN Works!

Only had a quick skim through last night after buying and it already looks like a great read, but admittedly I didn't put reading the book from cover to cover high on my list of priorities, that was...
Forum: Website Design 10th December 2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Web Design

Hi Pansy, I wouldn't worry too much about what your web editor throws up, what you should concentrate on is what it looks like in a browser. I never use the design view in Dreamweaver because of this...
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th December 2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Quick Fixes For Your Life - DIY

So very true, usually during the summer I'll be out on the bike training about 5 times a week, although over the last month due to a mad workload I've neglected my bike and boy do i notice it, really...
Forum: Website Design 23rd November 2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Some Interesting Statistics For Designers and Webmasters

Thanks Eric, very interesting, definately look forward to your other findings.
Forum: Website Design 15th November 2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Looking for Job Site Software

Hi Carey, found this one earlier in the year and was quite impressed.
Product description for Joblite Job Board Software (http://www.joblite.co.uk/products.html)
Forum: Website Design 9th November 2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 960
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Joomla. good or bad?

I'd say it's good but it still needs a robots.txt file chucking in with a site to control a couple of its duplicate content issues.
Forum: Website Design 9th November 2008, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Is site and blog on same domain good for seo

Hi Glenn, you'll be fine, I use this method on the site in my sig where I've got static html pages, a blog, currently re-skinning a review script that'll also go on there and at a later date a...
Forum: Website Design 6th November 2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By Aaron H
Re: my site wont work in IE

Hi J, should be a nice easy fix. (I'm hoping it was your site I looked at)

Just above your embedded CSS, just above the closing </style> tag you want to add the following closing comment code:
...
Forum: Website Design 6th November 2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Aaron H
Re: What's better for seo purposes

Hi Glenn, have you installed wordpress in your main directory. If so you could be experiencing problems where the server is trying to work out which index file to pick up.

If you're adding...
Forum: Website Design 6th November 2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Aaron H
Re: What's better for seo purposes

Hi Glenn, for SEO purposes it shouldn't cause problems but then again I'd be willing to bet money it'd confuse the hell out of your visitors if they went to the .com main site and then found a blog...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd November 2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Question for Graphic Artists

I'd have to second BlueSquares comments, Lynda dot com is great for tutorials and for the price they charge it's well worth the money, I've just been on there and if you go to the 'product' dropdown...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By Aaron H
Forum: Website Design 30th October 2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Aaron H
Re: CSS Virgin --- Need some help

Just found a page that might be useful to you on SSI, it's not as bad as it sounds. You'd basically create a web page that just has your menu code inside it, then you link to this page with a server...
Forum: Website Design 30th October 2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Aaron H
Re: CSS Virgin --- Need some help

Hi kf, I don't think CSS will solve your problem on this one as it only controls visual styling of the page, it does sound like SSI (server side includes) are going to be the solution for this, or if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 46,921
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Michael Tracey Desperately Needs Our Help!

Donation sent, hope everything works out ok for Michael and his family.
Forum: Website Design 30th October 2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By Aaron H
Re: CSS not working! HELP PLEASE..........

Just my 2 cents but are you missing a { or a } somewhere near the top of your CSS sheet, if you're certain you're pointing to the right place this could be the problem as missing a bracket...
Forum: Website Design 27th October 2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By Aaron H
Re: need help with css classes

Hi Kevin, a bit rough n ready but here goes:


CSS:

h1.second{
display:inline;
color:red;
}
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Background speed..

If it was just a solid color then I'd definately assign a color to the div or whatever I was using rather than use an image.

If you're learning CSS and you've got a little bit of HTML under your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,860
Posted By Aaron H
Re: I'm In Love With SEO

Got to say I've no problem buying hyphenated domains either, you only have to look at experts - exchange dot com for proof that they're not a huge problem (mind you I think there was another reason...
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Background speed..

Sorry Louis, I'm not with it today.

You can use the same principle for anything in your HTML with CSS not just the body so you can just add an id to the table or container div and use it to add a...
Forum: Website Design 25th October 2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Background speed..

Hi Louis, adding a background image/color to the body tag is a nice easy option with CSS, like the one I used for the site in my sig (which is made up of a background image in the body and then the...
Forum: Website Design 23rd October 2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,196
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Please critique my dog site...

The code is nice and clean with everything in the right places although I'd have to second the comment about making the headline bigger.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By Aaron H
Re: My article was pulled from google overnight.

I had something similar a week or so ago, along with another friend who wrote an article within a day or so of mine on a completely different site, both blog articles dissapeared out of the index...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,847
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Does Anyone Get Lonely?

Had a couple of spells of solitary, once when trying to set up as a web designer and another time working on my employers website at home for 6 weeks. I've now learned to pull myself away from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2008, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Aaron H
Re: Adsense Rewards

Same as Kay, only if I'm genuinely interested in an ad that showing.

Also, I don't know how far the tracking for click fraud goes but you may do more harm than good and end up getting someone...
Forum: Website Design 11th October 2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Aaron H
Re: IE problems to wrap text around adsense...

Pity, I thought I'd cracked it there.
Forum: Website Design 9th October 2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Aaron H
Re: IE problems to wrap text around adsense...

Hi there,

Try giving the first 3 paragraphs (that includes the empty paragraph) a class with a set width of about 450px and float them all right.

Then you may need to drop in another full width...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th October 2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,293
Posted By Aaron H
Re: What's your favorite quote?

Winners do what losers don't
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