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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,339
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Why Use Multiple Autoresponders?

OA isn't exactly for beginners though, is it?

At a time when they're still looking for their first sale, forking out nearly $300 per month is very risky.

Yes - you read that right. $3600 per...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 22nd November 2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,708
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: JVZoo review

I'm just starting to explore JVZoo, and your comments above have been very helpful.

As I mainly operate in the IM field, I think I'll probably take the plunge, but need to investigate a bit more....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 899
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Most Frustrating Part of Running a Blog?

Absolutely agree.

Never close comments, it tells your visitor that you're not interested in their opinion.

Getting some new traffic to your older posts is still good for the site anyway.
...
Forum: Website Design 16th November 2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Wordpress Themes

100% agree.

Like you, I spent too much time trying to 'pretty up' my site. Then I realised I was wasting time.

I then spent my time adding posts to the site instead, and actually started...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: To Hyphen or Not too Hyphen that is....

I liked DunnyReview

Howver, why not add a bit o' class form a Brit:

LooReviews, or LooLooking or LooViews
BogReviews or BogTastic
KhaziReviews or KamiKhazi

:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Numpty needs opinions on Wordpress Sub Domains

One of my subscribers got really sneaky. He was on a VERY restricted budget, and had to find ways to make the money stretch, so -

He chose a hosting service (Justhost (http://tinyurl.com/7p65udo))...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Numpty needs opinions on Wordpress Sub Domains

Yes - I have several ADDON Domains for exactly the same reason (save hosting costs). The SUB Domains are only a few pages each, and will save Domain Registration AND Hosting costs.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Numpty needs opinions on Wordpress Sub Domains

That's what I thought.

Thanks for clarifying
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Wordpress - Old Revisions - How to recover

Help!

I published my WP post like a good boy, only to find that most of the information had gone.

Is there any easy way to REVERT to an old revision (earlier today)?

I can't find anything on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Recommended Wordpress Security

Having lost five sites to hackers last year, I'm paranoid now, whenever I set up a new Wordpress installation.

Not being at all techie, I look for the easiest solutions.

The first step is to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Numpty needs opinions on Wordpress Sub Domains

Thanks for your reply, but . . .

Surely the host allocates a domain name automatically, such as:

http://newsubdomain/yourmaindomain.com ?

I don't think you can install Unique domain name as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: What are the biggest challenges you face?

Lack of funds!!!!

Just went through divorce which literally cleaned me out (she had pricey solicitors).

For the time being I have to look for free everything - Information - Autoresponders -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 643
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: curious

Totally agree. Probably the best start is Affiliate Marketing.
To avoid much of the techie stuff, you could start with a Wordpress.org site or blog (not Wordpress.com).

There's still a lot to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Numpty needs opinions on Wordpress Sub Domains

Hi guys - and guesses.

Due to limited budget, I'm thinking of adding a couple of specific sub domains to one of my existing Wordpress domains.

If I do:

1. Am I able to make individual...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 284,897
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: What to do if you're desperate

Reply post removed.

My apologies if it offended anybody

Now you've criticised me for trying to help, can we see your contribution?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 284,897
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: What to do if you're desperate

GOD BLESS YOU!

Read this post 2 years ago, and ...

In desperate straits, I gave this a shot - wow! Thanks.

Gave this a shot, and it worked . . . really worked!

Tried to give details...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,375
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Have you been homeless and pulled yourself up?

You've obviously never been either!
Try it first, before you make smart remarks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: What To Do When Times Are Desperate

Great brief outline of the affiliate marketing route . . .

However, just one point . . .

Whatever you do, if you're in affiliate marketing DO NOT USE MAILCHIMP.

Their terms strictly ban...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Offering suggestions, without a lot of experience...

Er, No, not exactly.

It's very simple really. If you have knowledge, and a subject comes up you think you can advise in, then do so.

If you post garbage here, you'll soon find out.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,144
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: My signature is disabled

Oh bum. Now I've got to learn Fluent English.

Thanks anyway, this has helped me. I'll try not to be a naughty boy again.

That cigar must taste foul by now.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,283
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: I'm new and low on cash. How can I get a mentor?

As previously stated, for most beginners, it's a process of learning and then taking some action on what you learn. It can be overwhelming, so you need to focus or concentrate on way 'route' only....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Don't make any money yet??? Newbies Read this.

'cept sometimes they get hacked while they're away in hospital; just when the money was starting to come in. 7 months lost too.

(Jus' me bitchin')
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,144
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: My signature is disabled

When I was new here, I inadvertently (honest) had my sig files cut off for a while.

I had contravened the rules, although I didn't intend to, and was slapped.

I don't understand what this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,033
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: aweber fees

Now I'm confused.

On Awebers pricing page it says,
for 501-2500 the price is $19.00 + Subscriber Cost $10.00.

So that's $29.00!?

Where are all these other figures coming from?

Am I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: It's faster to walk, than run

Any chance of telling us the site?

Then we can give it some traffic, while taking alook at how not to do it?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: I need a free DVD ripper for mac

Try MacX DVD Ripper Free Edition and Macthe Ripper

Both Free.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th January 2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,129
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Just discovered a free autoresponder, IM & affiliate friendly, NOT mailchimp

Come on Gary.

While you know I'm a supporter (and user) of ListWire, there IS an issue with resizing for Wordpress.
Instead of telling folks to go to the forums, or raise a support ticket, why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 788
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Does the name "Lion" sound like "Lyin'" to you?

"Am I a Lion?"
"Don't think I'm a lion; though I've got a mighty roar".

Jubal Earley
Firefly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,337
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Godaddy demanding $199 for one spam complaint!

I just saw this!

So they even took 'action' without any evidence whatsoever?

Un******* believable!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,337
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Godaddy demanding $199 for one spam complaint!

This is disgraceful!

Surely they should be taking action against the spammer? Even if the culprit uses a different host, there should be some way for the major players (Jushost, Hostgator etc.),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th January 2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Ensuring a wordpress site

I lost two important sites forever. The hosts weren't at all helpful, and referred me to companies who wanted $300-$350 to take a look; whether successful or not.

One of these sites was my main...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Ensuring a wordpress site

If you do nothing else - DO THIS!
It's the first place bots use to invade your site, and the easiest to fix.
You will see from my sig file why I know about this stuff. Too lat for my sites, but I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,967
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Article marketing: Where best to post your articles???

So - having published on your own site, you want to spread the word.

Would you use exactly the same article to all directories, or should they be unique?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th January 2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,967
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Article marketing: Where best to post your articles???

As previously discussed (many times), I get this.

However, afterthought.

When I write a post, it's often worded to give the information in a certain way. While being informative and helpful,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: How do you keep your books for your online business?

That's pretty helpful, I'm useless at this admin stuff, particularly finances. I wonder if it works for the UK, or designed purely for the USA?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,888
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

You're not alone. There are thousands of Warriors here, happy to help.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,888
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

Nice cuppa.

So, You have:

A Domain Name (To tell folks who you are)
A Web Hosting Service To look after your site/s)
An Auto Responder (To keep in touch with your prospects and customers)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,888
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: How to start making money online with no budget?

IGNORE THIS COMPLETELY

If you are prepared to work, have patience and a positive attitude, there are ways to get going without funds.

But the less you have, the harder it is, it must be said.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 854
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Signatures

However, I did get shut down for a while in my early days for linking from my text in a post to the information contained in another thread. The other thread was one I'd started, so maybe that's why?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,105
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: How to say "THANK YOU" on the WF!

Perhaps we could have a sarcastic Thanks button. That way, when someone writes absolute garbage, wasting our time, we could say "Thank You - Very Very Much (Not).

If you look at my side panel,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th January 2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,854
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Does anyone have a real review of MemberSpring?

Don't beat about the bush! Get to the point! Be succinct!

Is it any good?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th January 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,129
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Just discovered a free autoresponder, IM & affiliate friendly, NOT mailchimp

If you sign up for anything, you can expect to receive email from them; it's the nature of the business.

However, every email received via Listwire has a 'remove from mailing list' option. Simply...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,386
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: now i know why free hosting s****

Sorry, but I still think you're hiding something.

You keep 'hinting' that ill health holds you back. That won't do!

I have a very successful friend who has built a great blog and 5...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,386
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: now i know why free hosting s****

I find this confusing . . .

You keep saying you want to improve your English, then say you're targetting a local market. You'd be better of thinking globally if you want to use English; or local...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd January 2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 20,129
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Just discovered a free autoresponder, IM & affiliate friendly, NOT mailchimp

Happy New Year Alexa, I'm back after a long absence.

Everybody out there - Listen to Alexa. We've been caught up in this discussion many times before. I had a Mailchimp account for a while.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,100
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: What is the best way in your opinion to learn

These, and Attracting Traffic, are probably the most important 'technical' factors you have to learn. So I agree with you here.



I've got the memory span of a limp carrot! For a long time, I...
Forum: Website Design 6th June 2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Blogger vs. Wordpress

Extremely useful points, thanks Alexa - again. I've taken a look at all the links you posted, which added to my knowledge.

I think most people by now, are aware that you know what you're talking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Monetizing Free Blogs?

I'm surprised at your reply. I had a Blogger blog, which I added Adsense and Amazon ads. The site was promptly shut down without reason. There were no other reasons it would be blocked.

That's why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,026
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Monetizing Free Blogs?

I know . . . I ought to know the easy answer to this, but since I've come out of hospital, my memory's . . . oh, gone a bit, and I'm having to reteach myself things I already know.

So - a bit of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,090
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: I.M. in the U.K with new Cookie Law - What to do?

Anyone outside Europe must be wondering why the hell did Britain join in the first place.

It costs us a fortune to be a member, and they constantly come up with ludicrous new directives; usually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 38,359
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Your article writing ISN'T working! This is why:

Yeah, Alexa, that's all well 'n' good, but . . .

Did you spin it? :p

"My days of not taking you seriously are coming to a middle" - Mal, Firefly
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd May 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,178
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Free article spinning

Just do yourselves a favour and take notice of what Alexa says. I'm surprised that she even has the energy to keep repeating the same advice - but she's absolutely spot on.

Just as a guide, look...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Nice screen recording software (like Camtasia) - Free today only

Hey Brandon, thanks for the heads up.

Does it work on a Mac? Many don't.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 774
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Introduction Of Myself - Newbie

Hi, and Welcome

Joining the Forum is one of the best decisions you could make, especially as a newbie. The Warriors here have helped me countless times since I joined; and I hope I've helped some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,714
Posted By Alan Ashwood
Re: Do you use same article on your site and article directories

This advice is adbsolute rubbish.

As long as you publish on your own site first, you can virtually do whatever you want with it, as it's identified as your intellectual property.

Don't need to...
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