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Forum: Warrior Special Offers 13th November 2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,893
Views: 614,312
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Welcome to the Longest Running WSO EVER....

Perhaps, like me, you wondered if this WSO was still active, still interesting, still effective. I looked at the launch message. I looked at the first couple of screens of comments. I then looked at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Someone snatched up my website domain :(

Microsoft didn't renew a domain in 1999, "passport". Then in 2003, they did it again with Hotmail.co.uk. It happened to me as well so I feel for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 583
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Why are ebooks so popular?

If people buy an Amazon Kindle book, they can also go to read.amazon.com from any browser. I have made a lot of extra ebook sales after I let people know about this fact.
Forum: Programming 2nd December 2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Which Coding Language was the Toughest to learn?

IBM mainframe JCL has been the hardest for me. I started with Pascal and BASIC in school then moved to C. I like the control, but it is dangerous. Once I had that, FORTRAN and C++ weren't too hard....
Forum: Social Media 30th November 2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Facebook ads are awesome.

You should start with a low budget, $5 a day or less per ad.
There is no free credit available for advertising.
I picked up a good course "Penny Click Academy" which I see has gone up to $47....
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 28th November 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How to track sales by traffic source

You could use Pretty Link plug-in. You could then set up links for FB, YT, and all other sources, each of which point to the same MyArticle. You can then go to the Pretty Link statistics and see the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Can I sell my Ebook on Amazon and use affiliates to promote it?

Amazon has 2 commission levels, 35% and 70%. If you opt for the higher, you give Amazon an exclusive for 90 days, which you can renew. You could still have affiliate sales but they would be people in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Help with forms

Formidable Forms does it. They provide an address block that includes countries and states. Takes 2 minutes to do this:
http://javr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/formidable.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,054
Posted By javrsmith
Re: O.M.G. -- Please help - need new hosting company ASAP!!

I use Arvixe but not the 24x7 support, (+$20 per month). They do have monthly billing. They have helped me with WordPress as well as domain redirection, email setup, SSL certificate installation, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th November 2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 500
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How do i create custom images...

Why not get Paint.net and do it yourself? This took me a couple of minutes http://javr.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/next.jpg
The biggest time consumer is picking the fonts to approximate the ones...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By javrsmith
Re: 40-50 y.o. customers

Look up "Sandwich Generation" anywhere. They are still dealing with their children and their aging parents as well. A lot of them buy from Amazon, Facebook and elsewhere. I'm a little older than...
Forum: Programming 28th September 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Can Everyone Program?

Getting a background in any language is a must. Like wayfarer said, 10K hours of experience is extremely important. More than that, tons of experience in separate languages is often needed. I have...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th September 2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,511
Posted By javrsmith
Re: My Journey to 'Offline Glory'

Way to go! You have learned a lot doing this and I thank you for sharing. You have given me quite a few ideas.

Suggestion: have you asked the hairdresser if she has friends that need Internet...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st September 2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 624
Posted By javrsmith
Adengage Shut Down

I just got a guide to Adengage only to find that they are gone. The site now links to an alternate network. Seems to be a takeover since the new firm has a different address than Adengage. Facebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,186
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Quick Content Trick Using mTurk

Note that mTurk does not allow orders from those not located in the USA.
Forum: Programming 4th April 2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By javrsmith
Re: HELP!!! Need Database Expert, Please

You need to partition the data faster. Right now it's calculating for every record, even those located thousands of miles away.

Are you able to partition faster? Perhaps you could add a clause to...
Forum: Programming 9th March 2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By javrsmith
Re: optimizepress blank page

They seem to be enforcing the license more now. Last year, I had to go to the support site and register my site to get a license ID. I then pasted it into the Optimize dashboard and it was good to...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Running a Facebook ads campaign for page likes

I don't use Like campaigns anymore. Boost posts or get views on videos.
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Help needed regarding Facebook targeting

What do you see in the Audience Insights tool? I see that age group liking West Coast Choppers, Monday Night Football, Men's Health, the NRA, and lots more. I'm in that group myself so I have...
Forum: Social Media 5th January 2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Facebook buisness page help needed please

I have seen this as well. My regular posts do not get much views. If I post regularly, it helps. More than ever, it seems that Facebook wants businesses to pay for posts.
Forum: Programming 13th November 2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,181
Posted By javrsmith
Re: What’s the Best Programming Language to Learn in 2015?

The biggest problem is not really the language to learn but the time you have to devote to the learning process. If you want to dabble, anything would be OK. If you want to become a professional,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th October 2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By javrsmith
Re: WordPress community

There is a group at Reddit (https://www.reddit.com/r/Wordpress/new/) that is quite active.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,125
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Making Money: Let's take a poll!

1) ebook publishing
2) affiliate sales
3) Adsense
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st April 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Article marketing platforms - What works in 2015?

As far as I know, they all have taken pretty big hits. Squidoo was collapsed into Hubpages. Ezine doesn't generate nearly as much traffic. I haven't had as many conversions with Hubpages as I used to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By javrsmith
Re: One way I make money online

You can even make a free product and make some revenue as you gain traffic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,083
Posted By javrsmith
Re: YouTube videos

I have gathered tens of thousands of viewers on my YouTube videos. They don't always convert well, however. The new "Cards" feature shows a lot of promise compared to the annotations method of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th April 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By javrsmith
Forum: Mind Warriors 18th April 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How to Create a Successful Self-Published Book

If you create videos, you can always have them transcribed into text that can be made into a book. The key is to produce something that you can sell or distribute.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Finally.... I am here

I have been here a long time but finally upgraded my membership. Welcome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Seeking Product Delivery Solution?

The Amazon cloud solution would be very reliable at least.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th April 2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,147
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Second Star Wars Force Awakens trailer is here!!!

I am eagerly awaiting the movie release!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 632
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Project Management Tools

I like ProjectLibre due to the simplicity and the similarity with expensive commercial project tools.
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Legal article writer for client

I am in discussions with a lawyer. It's not for SEO services but for building content that he can use on his web site. He has the world's worst web site so just putting his lunch receipt there would...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th April 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Pricing Offline

The key to your approach is the first part where you qualify your potential customer. Looking for businesses of a certain minimum size is a great idea. I have tried pitching to smaller firms, even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 728
Posted By javrsmith
Re: NEVER NEVER NEVER use formblasting !!!!!!

Thanks for the tip. I have done the same sort of thing manually, signing up for too many lists. I have been unsubscribing to pare down my inbox.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Clickbank + Optimize Press. How do I track affiliates in the sales funnel?

Why not sell it here on Warrior Forum or at JVZoo? Both have affiliate support built in as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How Can I Monetize Public Speaking?

My vote would be for instructional video creation. These could be put on YouTube or you could set up webinars. These could be re-purposed on Udemy later.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,507
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Make sure to backup your HDD!

Great advice. I have a cloud backup service that is reasonably priced. The protection I get is priceless!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,129
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Need Your Help!

You need to update your video. On the right side, by your photo, it shows January 2014. Way too old. I'm sending you a PM as well.
Forum: Programming 4th April 2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,291
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Please help with error: Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]:

I had the same problem once. Glad to see that Emptee helped you. Great response!
Forum: Programming 4th April 2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,229
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Does anynody now a cheap ecommerce wordpress store theme?

I have Market Theme (http://Markettheme.com) which works very well. Good support from the organization.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Trying to identify webinar app/software

Check out Webinar Fusion Pro if you want an easy to use system.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By javrsmith
Canada Anti-Spam Law - CASL - Response by Some Marketers

I have started to notice a few marketers adding messages to the effect that they do not do business with Canadians any more. Here is the paragraph used most often:

Canada Residents: Due to a CASL...
Forum: Social Media 26th March 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Using slideshare for online conversion and traffic

I have some poor content on Slideshare and I'm amazed at how many people view it.
Forum: Social Media 26th March 2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Which username to choose if my desired username already taken?

I would tend to make it more personal and a way to boost my brand. Why not set up MRZidot, GuruZidot or ZidotMaster?
Forum: Social Media 26th March 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Why LinkedIn is more powerful in social media

Does anyone here have a premium account on Linkedin?
Forum: Social Media 25th March 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,433
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How can I create my Facebook page as this?

There are a couple of other people who have had this problem for a long time. Support hasn't helped them yet. Good luck!
Forum: Finished Contests & Challenges 21st March 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,850
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Wordpress and social contest

Likely not needed for the original poster, but ContestHopper fits the requirements.
Forum: Programming 20th March 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,644
Posted By javrsmith
Re: A simple question ? : How to be web developer

Are you working at a job now? If so, ask what development languages are in use. Find company experts in those languages. You could pick up enough skill to improve your current career situation.
If...
Forum: Programming 20th March 2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By javrsmith
Re: I Need Help!

Can you put it in WordPress and have a gate managed by S2 Member or OptimizePress?
Forum: Programming 20th March 2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,497
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Learning PHP - Help needed!

Even my local library has 17 books on PHP, and they hardly have any technical books. I mean, they have books on Windows 3.11 and Lotus! You library may have some copies as well, and they may be...
Forum: Programming 20th March 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,881
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Best High Level Language?

What did you start with?

I started with BASIC then Pascal, then assembly, then C. I loved C, especially on UNIX. I still think in C, if you know what I mean.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th March 2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,312
Posted By javrsmith
Re: what video creation tool u use ?

This utility looked pretty good. Cheap price to remove the watermark.
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,607
Posted By javrsmith
Re: How I found email subject lines that doubled the open rates....

I suppose you could use the same borrowing tactic from news web sites. Don't bother to take from the Onion, though!
Forum: Copywriting 19th March 2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,745
Posted By javrsmith
Re: Is my portfolio good enough to start freelancing?

Basically, I think your writing is quite good. There are some minor editing problems with missing commas. I got the feeling that quite a few of your sentences were too long. To me, that seems fine if...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 18th March 2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,312
Posted By javrsmith
Re: what video creation tool u use ?

I have VideomakerFX, Explaindio, EZ Sketch Pro. I find Explaindio the most flexible. I also have Corel Video Studio for edits. These are good products, as is Camtasia. It's your experience with the...
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