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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th January 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Thumbnail change got me 426 views in 24 hours

Considering the video thumbnail is sort of like an ad for your video in that it's one of the main things that gets other users to click and watch, what you've stumbled on can be very effective.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,567
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: 10,000th post ... again

"To know when to be generous and when firm—that is wisdom." ~ Elbert Hubbard

:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,567
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: 10,000th post ... again

And more. I was lucky enough to read quite a few of the ones that got deleted or went missing ;)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,567
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: 10,000th post ... again

Paul,

Thank you, sir, for everything you've taught me in those 10k posts over the years. I look forward to the wisdom you bestow upon us in the next 10k :)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: This thread is for Social Engineering Experts Only

Awesome! Let me know when this event will take place and I'll be there with a video camera :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Paul_Short
This thread is for Social Engineering Experts Only

Hi folks,

I had a massive creative hemorrhage earlier. I was sitting here trying to figure out some marketing related stuff while complaining (as usual) about how so many people lack even the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Looking for a Wordpress plugin for adding users via curl

Do you have control of the blog? Can you turn on user registration temporarily? Can you deactivate the other script temporarily so you can do a more conventional import of users?

I'm not sure if...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th January 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,899
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Which laptop you use?

Yes they are one and the same. In fact, I'm drinking coffee out of that very cup right now :)

Paul
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th January 2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,899
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Which laptop you use?

Oh yeah, forgot to add some info about my rig. Toshiba satellite L300, 4G RAM, 250G HD and Ubuntu Linux 10.10 Operating system. Extra 23" Acer monitor, Apple keyboard and other wireless accessories....
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th January 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,899
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Which laptop you use?

Did anyone else notice the OP's laptop is running OS10? lol Hackintosh, FTW!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,434
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: New Canadian anti-spam law

For myself, the most interesting part of this new legislation will be to see how some of the first cases play out in court. It'll be the enforcement that really shapes how it'll affect email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Eliciting the Structure of Experts in IM - For the Big Thinkers

Ok, you sucked me in with your title, but don't start patting yourself on the back just yet ;)

I'm hoping my comments below help to add an extra bit of dimension to an already great thread.


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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Canadian in US using CommissionJunction on a TN or H1B Visa

I'm not a lawyer or immigration specialist, but for me, at first glance, it doesn't look like you can claim no US activities if you are actually physically located in the US and there under the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Sandboxed again... WTF does google hate me!

Oh, stop your mental schlong swinging Cal ;)

But I'm impressed nonetheless. The one and two dimensional world has long since lost it's appeal to me. I love your analogy and right now am...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,281
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Warriors, Go and Get a Real Job!

Many times I've been in that position. Just ask them if they'd take a pay cut at their job, then tell them that you can no longer afford to work at a conventional job because it would mean a big pay...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th January 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,362
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Sandboxed again... WTF does google hate me!

To the OP - did you also use any other google services like any webmaster tools or google analytics?

If so, and you're into heavy seo, it's like feeding the dog that bites you.

Paul
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th January 2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: [seniors plz reply]is http://mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com same???

The domain is already redirecting so there's no need to go through all that. Wordpress does it automatically depending on what version of the domain you select under the Settings > General tab.
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th January 2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: [seniors plz reply]is http://mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com same???

The search engines do treat the www and non-www as different domains. However, since your blog is already doing the redirecting from the www to the non-www your backlinks will still have a positive,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

Ok, it's no wonder she left me then. She complained about having to explain jokes to me too ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

Well, now I'm more confused than ever. But I'm still glad she's gone :)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

Hmm, I admit that it has happened in the past.

Lets see, dude sends me an email saying he stole my gf, I say you can have her, she cheats anyway. I thought it was funnier that way. It ain't my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

I'll agree with Gail on that being a decent subject line and I have opened those types of emails before.

I haven't personally tried this approach so I have no numbers to back it up whether it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

If you want someone who cheats on her bf, ahem, ... ;)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,712
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Very Bad Email Subject Lines

Caliban,

The most compelling email subject line I have read in a long time went something like this:

"i just had sex with ur gf"

and my email account showed there was an attachment to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,049
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Making 100k+ In Internet Marketing

If I were in your shoes, I would try and find ways to work with the assets I already had (Ecommerce business) and:

A) figure out a way to increase revenue/profits while...

B) cutting down on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Why "Chasing the Money" will likely bankrupt you

It definitely takes work and determination to succeed.

The way I see videos and methods like this is they simplify things, which is what makes it look easy, and then I can go from the inspiration...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Why "Chasing the Money" will likely bankrupt you

It's definitely a thought provoking video and simply looking around at different businesses and products it's obvious which companies use the approach, which ones 'try' and which just don't get it.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Paul_Short
Why "Chasing the Money" will likely bankrupt you

Folks,

Here's an 18 minute video that can (and will, if you let it) turn your business around.

Watch it as many times as you need to to make it sink in. Internalize it.

YouTube -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: How is creativity helping you in your business and marketing?

@scrofford



You bring up a good point there. I also see where being forced to be more creative might, in and of itself, eliminate a lot of people out of the market, both as marketers and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: How is creativity helping you in your business and marketing?

Excellent observations in your reply, Brian, and I would love to discuss the pros and cons of your last sentence quoted above, but it definitely warrants it's own thread.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Paul_Short
How is creativity helping you in your business and marketing?

Hi folks,

Had a very interesting PM discussion with an awesomely great thinker earlier and it inspired me to ask you all this question:

How is creativity helping you in your business and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd January 2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,085
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: What do you listen to when you're working?

You and I are a lot alike in that respect.

I've even gotten into wearing earplugs sometimes. I get the little foam ones. You roll them to compress them and they expand when you insert them in your...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd January 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 478
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: avatar...why did you choose yours?

I chose my avatar because it pretty much says what I spend most of my time doing.

Cool thread. I've often wondered why people choose certain avatars, especially ones that are not a photo of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: **Blog Commenting Dilemma?

If you're curious about what everyone else is doing, I would think that the 499/500 of comments on your own site ending up marked as spam should satisfy that curiosity ;)

Seriously though, I would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Thanks, but the mind meld will have to be postponed to a later date. My brain is too tired after the marathon work sessions over the past few days. :)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Roger,

I can set up a business, a site, an autoresponder, load it all up with content and offers, do all the google trickery, get links, buy courses, WSOs, etc., but without people taking action,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd January 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 801
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Do You Have A Chauffeur?

My ex wife had all that too and I was really pi$$ed when I found out.

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: What Do You Consider A Proportional Response?

Am I right in assuming that the graphics and html will be part of the product itself? If so, I would look at increasing the number of units sold in the limited run so that overall profit is increased...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 941
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Focus on the SOLUTION (What if we ALL did this?)

Meharis is absolutely right, no need to try and add to this "Dr. Mani-ism" ;)

No need to even think about it, just do it and once you start seeing how much better you feel focusing on a solution,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Thanks everyone. I really appreciate the feedback on the report.

There's tons more little reports like that one in my head and whenever they need to escape from my coffee-soaked brain I'll stick...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Oops!

So that's why I haven't had much luck with the particle accelerator in my basement.

Thanks for the clarification :)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Well, I just submitted a post in the war Room and the report will be available there as soon as a mod approves it.

For anyone wishing to get it earlier or not a war room member, just take a little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Oh, yeah, not everyone here is a member of the War Room (slaps self on forehead!). I'll probably link to the download in my sig or something too.

Thanks for bringing that to my attention.

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

I'll need to get a few more shots of that lighter fluid aftershave into me first ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

How do you mean? Is it because I mentioned a certain well known 'deity' in the title? ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

ROFL!

(damn, now I gotta think up a new title)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

That really is an excellent thread and there are a ton of great tips in there.

My little report will definitely tie them all together ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Thanks for the link, I'm reading through it right now
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Usually Bicardi white or amber, but my brother sent me a bottle for Christmas that I'm still working on. It's like a combo of lighter fluid and cheap aftershave... can't let it go to waste though ;-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Did you come back from the future with that bit of info? ;-)

(video reference)

Actually, I have something quite different in mind. Sorry. :)

Paul
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,256
Posted By Paul_Short
I may have discovered the Internet Marketing "God Particle"

Hi folks,

I've been doing a lot of deep thinking lately (fueled by gallons of coffee, the occasional quart of rum and once even a substance that the Native American Indians used to achieve higher...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Have a redirect/duplicate page question on my blog

If it's a true redirect, and believe me, Google is used to short URLs redirecting to longer ones by now, you shouldn't experience any problems with the straight redirect. However, if you are still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,171
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Losing Faith in Internet Marketing!!!

Martin,

Stop Attempting to Make Money and Start A Business.

What's your strongest skillset and can you see yourself being happy doing that for the next 2 to 5 years?

Then concentrate on that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,982
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Where have all the "Big Picture" thinkers gone???

As usual, Dr. Mani, your diagnosis is spot on so there's no point in me trying to re-say what you've said so well already.

I would, however, like to add my thoughts to whats quoted below:


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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,590
Posted By Paul_Short
Re: Here's what Satanic Cults and the New World Order taught me about Marketing

You see? Even fake Steve Jobs agrees with me about the mind control and people not being able to think for themselves ;-)

Paul
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