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Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 25th May 2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By markowe
Re: Education lead gen - which networks do you recommend?

Thanks - to update on this I was told by the guys at EduSearch that the edu leads business has changed somewhat, that new regulations came in sometime in 2016 or so, and so edu leads aren't really a...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 8th May 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By markowe
Education lead gen - which networks do you recommend?

Back in about 2012 I was doing OK with Edusearch - until Panda and all that happened and I basically lost all my traffic.

Looking to get back into that niche again. What networks are out there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By markowe
Re: Do Amazon review sites still work?

By "review site" most people mean "register toastereviews.com and write 5 pages of descriptions of toasters that you found from Googling" - so no, those are not viable any more. Google did a good job...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By markowe
Re: Do Amazon review sites still work?

For example the top-ranking crossbow site has a LOT of content, a loooong article about each crossbow, plus the rating charts and all kinds of little touches like that.

BUT I have to say, it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By markowe
Re: Do Amazon review sites still work?

Yes, Amazon review sites are absolutely viable, but the thing is, 99% of new people go right out and try to make an "Amazon site". They will knock up 5 pages of low-quality content, immediately stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By markowe
Re: amazon stream store

I had never heard of this store plugin before - the sales page isn't very clear but reading through it I am positive that this is a Wordpress plugin and theme (this is almost assumed these days,...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd March 2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,758
Posted By markowe
Re: What is the best platform to build an eCommerce website of an online store?

Whatever platform you opt for you should always at least keep in mind the question "Who owns my 'site'?" If you are using an online platform that you essentially don't control, where everything is...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd March 2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By markowe
Re: Hacker Redirect

Do you have Wordfence installed? That's a good start - even the free version has plenty of options for limiting these kinds of attack.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By markowe
Re: Random purchases on Clickbank?!

Well, maybe someone else has had a similar experience, and if nothing else I am putting it out there that CB does not seem very concerned about possible credit-card fraud, that's what public forums...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By markowe
Random purchases on Clickbank?!

Just had a scare - I wake up this morning to two Clickbank emails confirming purchase of recurring products (of the "How to be incredibly successful with women" variety), which I certainly did not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd January 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By markowe
Re: Google Analytics Only Tracking Some Traffic Despite No Filters

I can't really guess what's going on there, and am not familiar with the plugin you are using, but you do need to make double-sure your Analytics code is actually showing on that page. Go to the page...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd January 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

OK, I think I will probably post on this thread for the last time, but just to update you. So I started this site back in spring 2017, gradually creating hundreds of thousands of pages of - not...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By markowe
Re: Amazon affiliates quality compliance review - Sherlock Clicks?!

I didn't mean you could visit the link - it's obviously an internal domain used by Amazon staff/contractors to do manual reviews of affiliate sites, or something like that (I also use Amazon web...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th November 2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By markowe
Amazon affiliates quality compliance review - Sherlock Clicks?!

Well, in all the years I have been "doing Amazon" I have never had this before - a visit to my site from this referrer:



It looks very much like a manual review. My site is a kind of price...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th November 2017, 04:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Here we go, just for the doubters, there's been another huge spike in indexed pages. I post this for the doubters (the usual miserable gits on this forum!) who said you couldn't get hundreds of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th November 2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Sure, here is the whole thing - as you can see Google has been crawling in the thousands of pages on a daily basis, that was the weird thing about it taking so long to start indexing:
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th November 2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Update - well finally, Google started indexing my product pages,
after, what 6 months or more? You've just got to be persistent... Oh, and the big jump happened the exact day I switched to https -...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th October 2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 402
Posted By markowe
Re: Solved - Does Google Crawl Angularjs website pages? If not is there any solution?

Thought I'd add some observations about Google crawling Ajax-rendered content that I have seen (disclaimer - this site is my first Ajax-heavy site and still has not been indexed despite upwards of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th September 2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Interesting you should say that, from the behaviour of the crawler I get the impression the way Google assesses sites has changed a lot in the last few years.

There are the load times that we've...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Page load time is pretty instantaneous once a server response is received, the ajax content takes a further 3-5 seconds to load (where there isn''t an existing cache for that content - when there is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

I expected no other comment from you, and I quite agree that it takes Google some convincing that what I have is worth indexing (want me to link you some sites with thousands of worthless pages...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

P.S. Google SEES the ajax content once it is rendered, I tested that with the Fetch as Google tool, it's not just seeing a bunch of blank pages.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Thanks for the feedback - you are one of the handful on this forum whom I can actually trust for a reasoned opinion! What's your experience with these things, are these loading times becoming a big...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 02:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Re: Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Scared me for a minute, I have a



at the beginning of my robots.txt file. That should mean NO pages are disallowed, right? Anyway, Google is actually VISITING the pages, but no, there is no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th September 2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By markowe
Google is fascinated with my site but hasn't indexed any pages yet except the static ones

Haven't been around here for a while, been out of the SEO game for a bit. Have recently made a site that, hmm, curates product data (kind of like price comparison - trying to do something useful with...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
Re: So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Interesting, around 2 weeks now and nothing indexed, crawl rate slowed down a lot as well. I am quite ready for the possibility that Google won't index thousands of pages of my new site, but it must...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
Re: So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Yes, I am quite mindful of that. On the other hand, not all "quality" content is human-created, and not all mass-produced content is manipulative. How Google decides what is what - well, if we knew...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
Re: So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Quality content I think is an extremely subject category. I don't think "quality" is necessarily a factor when Google is initially indexing a site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
Re: So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Brilliant, I am up to 197.5 so far. If I click my links faster will it index faster? /s
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
Re: So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Sure, I guess I just have to be patient - it is heavily structured data so I imagine it wants to do some crunching on it, but it would be nice to know whether it's going to index anything, so I can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By markowe
So how long is Google taking to index pages these days?

Been out of the SEO game for a while. I have now built out a big, database-driven site with tens of thousands of pages, with 5-10,000 more added every day. As soon as I fed Google my sitemap it went...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,853
Posted By markowe
Re: How can a poor english speaking guy do internet marketing in US?

Nah, I was backing you up - you basically summarised the whole point, why focus on content? MOST people's content won't cut it anyway. I have a UK University Arts education, I am a professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2017, 03:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,853
Posted By markowe
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,853
Posted By markowe
Re: How can a poor english speaking guy do internet marketing in US?

To clarify my comments earlier, I am involved in the language profession on a daily basis, I am a qualified English teacher too, and I can categorically say that it is an extremely long and difficult...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,853
Posted By markowe
Re: How can a poor english speaking guy do internet marketing in US?

I love your sentence "while sexing beach with beauties" - that pretty much says it all about the gurus :D.

I don't have any great tips for you but I want to say I think you are thinking the right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,856
Posted By markowe
Re: How to post affiliate links in forums?

Well, since this ancient topic got de-mothballed for whatever reason, I would say that you COULD potentially post affiliate links on certain types of forum - especially Facebook, if you count that as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th May 2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 125
Posted By markowe
Re: Title for page changed. However no change in Google?

Maybe for your sites. Probably anyone who is fretting over their title tags doesn't have the kind of site that is getting reindexed every 24 hours :D.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th May 2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 125
Posted By markowe
Re: Title for page changed. However no change in Google?

48 hours is DEFINITELY not enough, especially if your site is not considered a high priority by Google. I would say wait at LEAST a week, probably more. Do you even know whether the Google Bot has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 629
Posted By markowe
Re: Audiobooks vs. E-books: If You Could Choose Only One, Which One?

Both, depending on the situation. I don't like audiobooks if I don't have to listen to them as the pace is too slow. eBooks can be taken everywhere and you can grab a few minutes to read even while...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 110
Posted By markowe
Re: How to set up a membership access page for your product Please HELP!

People will probably recommend various membership site solutions to you. Most of the main ones are pretty good, it's a matter of preference. I have been using Digital Access Pass (DAP) for years, as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By markowe
Re: Please tell me one way for how to build Wikipedia backlink

You need to have an authoritative site that can be linked from Wikipedia (I doubt if you do). Otherwise your link will just get removed. Unless you manage to sneak it on to some crappy article that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th April 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 674
Posted By markowe
Re: Advice for SEO friendly URL structure

I mean, you might consider not having a structure at all, and each hotel just having its own page. Because the URL is not supposed to be a "filter" - otherwise you would end up with multiple URLs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By markowe
Re: Amazon marketplace and affiliate links: Do I get a commission?

To the best of my knowledge you DO get commissions on those sales, I have never seen any evidence to the contrary. You can look at their Terms ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,202
Posted By markowe
Re: How to earn money from ebay affiliate marketing?

People have differing experience with eBay/eBay Partner Network. The program used to be amazing, but problem with it is they introduced a rather opaque earnings model a few years ago called QCP...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

I've definitely considered that, but of course you realise most marketers would advise against something like that since it gives the buyer too many options to click away, get lost etc. Though I will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

Thanks for the advice, I have some older products chugging along on CB doing OK, but I don't really rely on affiliates that much and also haven't launched anything new in a fair while. I didn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

That's actually probably the best advice so far :). Thanks for your other comments too!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

Well, I would have two sales pages, the one on my website and the WSO thread. I would duplicate the product, so on my "regular" sales page the full price would continue to be the full price, but the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

See, that's a good question too - the Trust Badge thingummy you have to have on the page, and the footer blurb thing as well (both of which are adde via a JS snippet, I seem to recall) - the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By markowe
Re: Internet Traffic Can And Will SHUT You Down

Yeah, I got the famous Adsense ban a few years ago, almost certainly through no fault of my own (was making decent-quality sites, not engaging in ANY sort of fraud), it was a big blow, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

Gotcha - thanks. That simplifies things a lot. If I ever decide to pile 'em high and sell 'em cheap then I will go with W+ or whatever.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

Ahhh, thanks. So you are basically creating a new sales page - but I guess you don't need to get that approved by CB, right? I mean, because you are changing your landing page in CB, the one that you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

I'm just not keen on the whole "rotating payments" thing with affiliates. I get that that is how a lot of the IM industry operates but it's just messy. I'm hoping to go more for quality than quantity...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 295
Posted By markowe
Re: Using Clickbank as payment processor for a WSO - pros, cons, and how to do it?

How would that work, especially with affiliates? I can't get my head around where an intermediary payment processor would come into the process. Stripe seems like basically a Clickbank competitor?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By markowe
Re: Need Writer To Create Summary of Business Book

Of course, just be very careful. Look for established writers - you pay for what you get, you really do.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By markowe
Re: Need Writer To Create Summary of Business Book

Exactly this - I personally doubt I would do any sort of quality writing in that kind of quantity for under $250, but there is much more involved here than just writing. Reading, analysing and...
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