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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Don Schenk
New Phishing Scam Going Around

I had not seen this one before today, you may have.

If you own any Apple products - computer, iPad, or iPhone, you will have an Apple ID.

Here was the Phishing email:

Confirmation of your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th January 2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 761
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Dennis Rodman is a moron

He did. Hmmm.

Carmen's the real deal, although the name is a show name. She grew up in Cincinnati, attended the School For Creative and Performing Arts, then attended Princton High School. I've...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th January 2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Ice festival pics.......OMG

When I saw the first image, I thought it was a town in miniature. Then I scrolled down. OMG!

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Physic geniuses: I need your input on the use of a Parabolic Dishes

Is this what you are talking about?

Extreme Sound Amplifier Spy Ear Bionic Listening Device Nature Observing Record | eBay...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 742
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Disclaimer: If you are a women and easily offened, do not open this thread!!!

According to Wikipedia, Cedar Park moved it to another amusement park:

"Demon Drop is an Intamin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intamin) Freefall (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freefall_%28ride%29)...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th January 2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,451
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: If you could move anywhere where would it be?

http://donschenk.com/Empire Deer Valley Warriorforum.jpg

Already have the home. My wife and I need to both retire first.

:-Don

@andybeveridge At one time we had a Pyraneese. She always...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,484
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Get Unstuck and Inspired in 2014 - New ideas for niches, content, copywriting, keywords

Thank you Janice. I've used 43things and Amazon/bestsellers a few times, but your list is impressive and goes way beyond that.

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,322
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Need advice for old people niche 60+

And have more money to spend on fun.



I'll be 66 in a few weeks, and I always want to know about:
high-performance downhill ski equipment
Custom molded ski boots
Lift ticket bargains...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th November 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: New Product Creator: I Need an ISBN?

He mentioned iBooks and B&N's Nook books. They require ISBNs. Bookstores will not handle a book that does not have an ISBN, and all printed books need an ISBN.

If you want your business to be...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th November 2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Don Schenk
Biker Gang Protects Children!

The title says it all...

Intimidating Bikers Show Incredible Kindness Towards Child Victims of Abuse (http://www.viralnova.com/protective-bikers/)

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th November 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Which Warriors have a published book?

I just put out Happy Mind Happy Life: How To Get Happy and Stay That Way

A cohort and I have one called How You Find A Job Fast: The Easy Way To L.E.A.P. To The Top of The Hiring List

And...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,360
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: My Customers Complain A Lot, Advice Needed

Folks in the Philippines speak American English. I often can't tell they are not here in America.

Usually the accent a person has causes them to place emphasis on syllables other than on the one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th November 2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Clickbank: Where do they source Before/After photos?

Here is an infographic that shows how it is done without using photoshop. Scroll down the page to view it.

Too strange!

Must-See Techniques Models Use To Look Thinner And Fake Fitness...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th November 2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Would You Let A Robot Wash Your Hair?

When my mother was in the dementia ward at a nursing home durning her last few years, the nursing home had a cat and two dogs to befriend the folks living there. One was a rather large Great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Any Ideas On How To Get Honest Review Copies? I'm About To Launch My First WSO.

In the warriorforum's "warriors for hire" section you can place an advertising thread requesting reviewers. They can then PM you or respond in the thread. I don't remember the cost for this. I think...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th November 2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,677
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: RIP Ricky

Oh Sal, I just saw this thread. I'm so sorry about your loss. I'm sitting here with tears, and now my nose is starting to run. Gotta' grab the Puffs box.

Dogs really do love us, and as you well...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Kindle Formatting Software

Amazon gives a free book called Building Your Book For Kindle. It explains step by step exactly how to format your Kindle book in Word. (Also works in Open Office.)

Amazon.com: Building Your Book...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,665
Posted By Don Schenk
You May Never See Your Computer Files Again!

Interesting article at Forbes Magazine's website about a virus that holds all your files for ransom.

Computer Virus Spreading That Means You Never Get To See Your Files Again - Forbes...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st October 2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Airborne! You wish your pool had this...

In Park City, Utah they do this on downhill skis. There is a grid of pipes at the bottom of the pool through which they shoot compressed air moments before the skiers hit the water. This "foams" the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By Don Schenk
Looks Like It's Now Illegal To Send SMS Advertising Without Written Permission

I saw this the other day, and checked this form's search to see if it was listed here. Search couldn't find it so...

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act has an addition that as of October 16,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th October 2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Friday the 13th prank

He is very luck he didn't get shot by someone who really thought his/her own life really was in danger. That chainsaw is deadly, and the people he is scaring with it might believe he really is an...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th October 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,279
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Mixing alcohol with marketing...

I remember reading Zig Ziglar's book on sales, which I believe is called Closing The Sale many years ago, and in it he talked about the importance of staying totally alert during a sales session, and...
Forum: Mind Warriors 8th October 2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: The Real Slumdog Millionaire Woman

Interestingly she didn't start the business. Kamani Tubes began in 1960 long before Kalpana Saroj was born. It had gone out of business, back into business, and out of business again before she...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Absurd headlines

It looks like huffingtonpost

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,503
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: one inch punch

[QUOTE=TimPhelan;8574856]Reminds me of this guy who was known to defeat opponents without touching them. He staged fights where people fell down before him. Then he offered a $5000 challenge that he...
Forum: Copywriting 27th September 2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Don Schenk
Do You Think It's Possible To Control Somone's Attention?

In this short video from TED dot COM Apollo Robbins explains...

Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection - YouTube

It is all about Fred. That will make sense in a few minutes.

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th September 2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: What will economy be like in 10 years from now?

Damn it. The dog dropped my crystal ball in the woods. Now I don't even have the crystal ball to let me see where the crystal ball is.

AAAAAARRRrrgggghhhhhhgrhgrrrrghhhhhhhh

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Legal standing with Photos and Images

But the artist owns the copyright on those images the same as would a photographer. You can't just use his images without perimission.

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th September 2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: What will economy be like in 10 years from now?

Oh drat! I just dropped my crystal ball and it is rolling across the floor. "No, no put that down." Now the dog's got it, and she just ran out the door with it.

I'll be back in a minute...

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 868
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: New Product Creator: I Need an ISBN?

If you publish through Createspace using an ISBN they supply, Amazon will be listed as your publisher of record in Books In Print. It's not a problem unless you are trying to build a publishing...
Forum: Copywriting 14th September 2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Ad agency myths

He says, "3. The “Creative Award” Loop. Some agencies use award shows to drive feedback. Sadly history shows that awards don’t reflect effectiveness – even those that claim to be all about...
Forum: Copywriting 11th September 2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: My hand is hurting like hell...

Been there. Had the pain. Ice helped a lot. So did giving my hand a rest. I did about a half hour a day with my hand/wrist on ice. Gradually all the pain went away. This isn't medical advice. I'm not...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th September 2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 971
Posted By Don Schenk
Would these words from a child freak you out?

The 13 Creepiest Things A Child Has Ever Said To A Parent (http://www.buzzfeed.com/mattbellassai/the-creepiest-things-a-child-has-ever-said-to-a-parent)

Too weird.

-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th September 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Another Britney / Lindsay...Amanda Bynes Plea For Help

Often, serious mental health issues don't show up until young adult age. The daughter of friends of ours was diagnosed with bipolar disease at age 20.

The daughter of another friend was in her...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th September 2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,390
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Should I celebrate?

Bravo Adie. You are past the worst of it. Start seeing yourself, and thinking of yourself as a non-smoker now.

I quit sometime right after finishing college. I remember thinking to myself,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th September 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Ultra Reality: What would you do in this situation?

Me thinks it is all an advertisement designed to keep viewers attention, then sell the LG Ultra. The supposed interviewees are all actors.

And it will go viral, if it hasn't already.

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Weird eBook Formatting Comment - Kindle, PDF, and printed

Thank you all. I usually march to the beat of my own drummer, and have been using example #3 with the 1 mm (and sometimes 2 or 3 mm) added spacing. I was just surprised by the reaction of the other...
Forum: Copywriting 5th September 2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Everything was fine until the flying head showed up

Did you notice the following little blurb above the article?

Above the article it says: "Brand Publishing - This is sponsored content. It does not involve the editorial or reporting staffs of the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,317
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Donald Trump being sued for fraud because of Trump University

I seem to remember some 20+ years ago when I had a subscription to the Gary Halbert Letter that Halbert ran into a legal problem with the word "college." So I did some hunting.

Gary Halbert was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th August 2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,002
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Really want to leave college

Hi dizzle,

Hang in there with me for a moment while I relate a story - a true story.

When I was in my first year of high school, I became friends with 4 other fellows. This happened a looooong...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 21,877
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: A Little Kindle Secret That Has Boosted My Book Sales

Actually it still work fine. I just used it, but here is what happens:

When you drop in the ASCII version (< and > ) and save it, Amazon turns it back into HTML. At that point you can preview...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 24th August 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Marvin Gaye turns down settlement and will proceed with lawsuit

That's a crazy suit. The only things similar are the fact that both use a crowd at a party sound and the same drum sound.

The words are different. The melody lines are not similar, and the...
Forum: Copywriting 24th August 2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Do you use "happy" much in your copy?

Thanks Shawn. Now I'm getting even more ideas!

Interesting thread, and you know why.

:-Don
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd August 2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: PC Based Studio Musicians I DESPERATELY Need Your Help

Steven, take a good look Reaper. It uses VST and iVST files, and even comes with a good group of them included.

REAPER | Download (http://www.cockos.com/reaper/download.php)

There is a 2-tier...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd August 2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,044
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: WHy delete?

I've been seeing the yellow boxes too. Haven't a clue.

Dennis, are you referring to the A/A blue box in the "Reply to Thread" area?
The "switch editor mode?"

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Is it worth getting traffic to your blog?

Rubik,

Here is how one warrior has done what you want to do. He has figured it out for you.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: how much education do you have

Well, it's a long story, but I'll try to keep it short.
2 years Nursery School
1 year Kindergarten
8 years Elementary School
4 years High School
4 year University degree
followed by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,486
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: 1.2 Million Page Views Nearly A Million Visitors Without SEO

Harlan, thank you for the excellent post. I know your site, it is a wonderful source of interesting, helpful information in the niche.

As I looked at it a few moments ago, and clicked links to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: eBooks But I Don't Have A Kindle

Amazon gives away a free Kindle book called "Building Your Book For Kindle."

It really is a step by step set of instructions about how to format your book in MS Word, and turn it into a Kindle...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,644
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Re-Publishing Non-Selling Kindle Books

And you don't even need to delete the Kindle book from KDP. Simply open your account, go to that book, click "Actions," and upload a new cover, or change keywords, or change title, or change price.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th August 2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,024
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Do we really have to die?

I first read about telomeres maybe 10 years ago. These are the end-caps on chromosomes. Every time the cell divides to replace itself, the telomeres become a little bit shorter. This causes the cells...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th August 2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,188
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Do you have to be social to be a musician

I made my living as a musician for some years awhile back. I love the audience, I love playing, but for the most part, music is a solitary art. We spend years and countless hours learning to play,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th August 2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: A Friend and His Virus

Thank you to all.

Kim, his computer is running XP.

And for others who mentioned downloading software, he can't get in at all.

Now, that said, I have not seen it yet, or had time to go help...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st July 2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 11,283
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: I Don't Remember The Last Time I Felt So Lost

Three things come to mind.

1. Years ago, when my father-in-law was on this planet, he retired. Within a short time he became depressed, because he no longer felt important. I have another relative...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th July 2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: Herb and Sandy Marriage Proposal

Just added to my joke collection.

Too funny.

:-Don
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,987
Posted By Don Schenk
Re: kindle analysis paralysis and real publishers

Absolutely.

My wife was at the Romance Writers of America convention in Atlanta this past week. She said many of the programs were about self publishing.

There were two ladies, who together...
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