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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,540
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Clickbank Risk Management - Unfair To Affiliates?

Well, my guess is that when someone is using their reputation to pre-sell/promote a product then customers may buy because of that referral instead of making their own decision based upon the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,540
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Clickbank Risk Management - Unfair To Affiliates?

Sorry, I don't see it. While high traffic volume to a vendors sales page may affect their conversion ratio, it is the sellers page and it's claims that ultimately result in the person buying or not....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,540
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Clickbank Risk Management - Unfair To Affiliates?

There are many marketing methods besides pre-selling.

Anybody use PPC or forum signatures? What about newspaper ads?

You point a link to the sales page, the person has a look and decides...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 22,505
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: New Clickbank color coded risk tier accounts

ClickBank Markup fee (Product Retail Price X 7.5%) + $1.00
Vendor High Risk Transaction Fee - up to $4
Affiliate or Joint Venture Partner Refund Fee - up to $3

Sounds like Clickbank is trying to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,065
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Best wordpress ping plugin

Ultimate Plugins Smart Update Pinger

"Replaces the built-in ping/notify functionality. Pings only when publishing new or future posts, not when editing. The new post's url is pinged, not the main...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 585
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: How to backup all of my sites to my HD

You might want to set up another hosting account. Can be the same company as long as it is on a different server and using something like crossFTP which will transfer your backup directly server to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Weird Comments

I leave "Comment author must have a previously approved comment" unchecked and "An administrator must always approve the comment" checked.

This combined with askimet works very well. I get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Wordpress Plugins Encrypted

That's the way I read it.

You gotta remember, the host is not a judge and jury, they simply follow the law and you as the accused are allowed your day in court.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: My big problem right now need some big help Please

Sounds like your plate is very full.

Maybe you should think about the "working smarter not harder" comment you made before and look at outsourcing some/most of this work.

Just get your prices...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Weird Comments

Their first couple of posts are benign because they are looking for people with this setting in the discussions config.

Before a comment appears: Comment author must have a previously approved...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: My big problem right now need some big help Please

Clickbank has several products in the Bartending niche. I'm sure you know enough about that to write articles and promote those products.

You could create your own ebook on becoming a bartender.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,354
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: What does "Lifetime Updates" really mean?

If the corner donut shop offered me a lifetime supply of donuts and coffee for a couple hundreds bucks. I would assume it meant as long as they were in business and I was alive.

Maybe not exactly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Wordpress Plugins Encrypted

That's a counter-notification



Source: Sample Copyright Complaint Steps (http://www.hostgator.com/copyright.shtml)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,335
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Wordpress Plugins Encrypted

I think the majority of plugins are NOT encrypted. I just went through a bunch of mine to verify and they weren't.

Maybe some of the retail ones are but these I get from the Wordpress site.

I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Starting my Own Blogging Service

That depends on how much traffic you will get. You can always start out with a shared and if needed upgrade (trust me, your hosting company will be the 1st to let you know you've outgrown your shared...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Starting my Own Blogging Service

Wordpress will create the subdomains automagically as users create their blogs. Just do as Istvan suggests and read the readme docs well because since the regular and WU merge I believe the settings...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,392
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Does your wife/husband support you?

It's because of my wife that I even do this at all. Back in '96 she told me I should try and make some money on the internet and I said "What's the internet?".

Sometimes I wished I'd never asked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Contradictory Signature Files

I would like to think that they really do know a lot about getting traffic but are looking for someone to drop a little gold nugget in the thread but the odds are they are trying to get the thread...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,673
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Nice! Clickbank Account Suspended!

This is what I was wondering. I have seen similar messages where it is actually the vendors account that doesn't exist rendering the affiliate link useless but you did say you talked to them and it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,571
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Is Autoplay Video Really Bad For Your Opt-in Page?

I don't really like autoplay but don't mind as much as long as I can stop the video. Like someone mentioned before, I'm usually listening to the radio while online.

After looking around, I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,422
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Dear Mr. Paul Myers...

You sound like you could actually be one of my neighbors ;)

The bad thing is I can understand everything you write without having to think about it. lol.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Is hubpages still popular?

I stopped using them recently because everything goes fine while creating the hubs but then I'll get an email saying they were deactivated by their filters. I was only using one link out on these so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: WTF are you Selling Exactly?

Reminds me of my first car sales interview.

After 20 minutes of selling the guy a pencil (his idea), he finally said, "great, but you never asked what I was looking for in a pencil". or something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,750
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Copyright Infringement on a Domain?

I think the bolded part about sums it up.

If they felt they already had rights, I'm pretty sure they wouldn't be asking. Even when you asked directly, they did not answer the question. There...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: password protect directories?

Do you use HostGator?

If so just log into your admin and go to ftp accounts. Set up a temp and tell it which folder to allow access to. When it's uploaded, just disable it.

If you're using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,756
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Anyone else get a Book in the mail from Clickbank recently? Get Rich Click

It didn't hurt that it was also my birthday the day mine came in. I thought I was special for a minute lol
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th May 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,756
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Anyone else get a Book in the mail from Clickbank recently? Get Rich Click

I got one yesterday.

Next time someone asks me to show them what I do, I'll just hand them that book.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: any way to tell what cms a site runs on?

*slaps forehead*

The about page lol. Whodathunkit
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,031
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: any way to tell what cms a site runs on?

According to this page
Google Directory - Arts*>*Online*Writing*>*Journals*>*Resources*>*Hosts (http://www.google.com/Top/Arts/Online_Writing/Journals/Resources/Hosts/)

It's based on livejournal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: I'll do it for you and make you rich...

Sign me up for that!

Open offer to ANYONE and EVERYONE, start and run a business for me and you can keep 95% of every penny earned ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 425
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Limiting Access To Sites

I don't know about throttling with htaccess but I believe there are some Apache mods you could use. Might need a little help from your host if they're willing depending on your skill level and server...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,716
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: I got scammed by my client! - What to do?

Unless you signed over copyrights then you may still have recourse.

Let them know that you still own the copyrights and that they do not have your permission to use it and that you will file take...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: The Clickbank Gravity Explosion Technique

How I would do it.

Search google and find affiliates promoting my competition. Get their cb id's and place them in a txt file and use a script to rotate through those after checking first to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Why is Rich Schefren after printers?

The printed ticket and page with the url links to the webinar is less likely to get forgotten in the inbox. He probably thinks you are more likely to show up for the webinar if these papers are on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th April 2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,047
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: BING tipped to overtake Google

Since microsoft added itself as my home page and I haven't bothered changing it...

I wonder if they're counting all the accidental bing searches that happen because of them automatically making my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,140
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Shared Wifi- Any Risks?

You should search Youtube for "man in the middle attack".

Probably not an issue with a neighbor but definitely could be for anyone using a laptop in public places.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,573
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: 15 year old wants PayPal account - HELP!

If your mom allows, you can both share the paypal account.

You can add additonal emails and receive your payments through yourname@yourdomain.com

View all transactions, hover over "More...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

If you aren't laughing, you aren't living.

Ok, a few answers

1. There's no setting that I know of but someone could probably crawl through the code located in the wordpress plugins folder...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

LOL, that's hilarious! I bet you did have your fingers crossed there for a bit though.

I'm back now so lmk if you need any help. I'm on central time U.S.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

Jack,

You aren't actually integrating anything. As long as your wordpress installation directory is at the same level or above your protected membership area.

Your site will probably be like
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

Yep, that's pretty much it.

You would then just place links wherever you wanted them to the vouchers or do what I did and make an image and link those.

If you have another wordpress site, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

There is a way.

Since you basically link to the voucher, you could install wordpress in a sub-folder somewhere on the site and create the vouchers there. You would need to make sure that the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,740
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Adobe Photoshop - Best Version

I bought version 5 on Ebay a while back really cheap. Had to since I lost my hard drive and my version 7 was an upgrade so had to put 5 on 1st.

V.7 does pretty much anything I need to do (5 did...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: online downloadable vouchers

I use VoucherPress – a Wordpress plugin for creating downloadable, printable vouchers - stillbreathing.co.uk (http://www.stillbreathing.co.uk/wordpress/voucherpress/) on one site. It's a plugin for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,107
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Finally Accepted to Ebay Partner Network

Maybe this has something to do with their new pricing structure and wanting to get the word out and maybe an influx of new "potential sellers" since they can list for free now.

I was approved...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 746
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Does quitting job make sense?

I'm with Conner on this.

Making $350/mo online is not that hard. Definitely a number you should be able to hit working at it part time.

Only when you can consistently hit that amount for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: [semi-amusing] Craigslist Scammer/Spammer Alert...

I got a similar email yesterday from "Craigslist" wanting me to log in to "verify" I was the account holder.

Then comes the emails from "buyers". It's amazing how many people are out at sea/out of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st March 2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: warriors, Why do you like warrior forum?

Because I have warrior blood and Alan Says DNA - DUH

WINNING
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,284
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Ebay is moving to 100% FREE listings!

Seems like the opposite would happen. Calculate actual shipping charges and increase by the amount necessary to cover Ebays percentage. Which sellers are just gonna absorb this additional cost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Looking for a thread: how to add an opt-in below every blog post

I would use suggest using the plugin. If you do edit your themes code to add the opt-in just be aware that if you ever update your theme, you will overwrite it and have to manually add it again.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,099
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Do You Take Days Off?

I work all day every day. (I do take plenty of breaks though)

Sometimes when I'm feeling burned out, I'll just slack off for a week or so.

I figure work hard now so I won't have to later in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,928
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Clickbank Affiliate=none You Are Not Getting Paid!

I wish they would just use php to pass the affiliate ID along in variables so at least if cookies didn't work, you would still get credit for immediate sales.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,243
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Is Clickbank's Refund Policy A Joke?

Technically, you sold the product to clickbank, clickbank sold the product to the customer so who should really responsible for that fee?

Cause, if you think about it, they aren't really acting as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 987
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Looking for a WordPress plugin that does this...

I think cforms could do what you want. Little bit of a learning curve involved but it is pretty powerful and customizable.

cforms II ยป delicious:days (http://www.deliciousdays.com/cforms-plugin/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Ebay Scammer - Expert Advice Needed

Sorry. I should have said 'If this applies'. Maybe your friend has a product line and multiple duplicate items in inventory. If that is not the case then I would go with option two.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By Gail Sober
Re: Ebay Scammer - Expert Advice Needed

I would either send her the "missing" piece and not refund (if that would make her happY) or issue a refund when I received the 2 items she has. She has no right to expect to get her money back AND...
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