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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

Honestly Joseph, I didn't use any of his quotes directly, as far as I can recall. I wrote one article about this guy, which I based on a very short promo video of his. He essentially described how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

If you don't mind me asking Othelia, which hosting company do you use and where are they based?

I have used UK companies in the past but find them more expensive than the US based hosts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 784
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Kindle promo woes - thanks a bunch Amazon

Very true. :)
Its much like listing auctions on eBay and scheduling them to end at a specific time on a specific day. You soon discover that some days can be more financially rewarding than others....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

Thanks for your support! :)

I have 2 hosts, both based in the US. Probably not a good idea in hindsight!
I did issue the pre-requisite counter notification and, in fairness, after I reminded...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

Oddly enough, that's exactly what I was thinking of doing!

I just wasn't sure which countries would provide reliable hosting and ignore DMCA. Russia and India sprang to mind but I hadn't even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

This is an update for all those who kindly contributed to this thread.

DMCA counter notification issued and I waited...tick, tock!

Time limit expired but host did not reinstore site data...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,410
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: What's the best PDF creation software?

All depends what you want the software to do.

If it's simply to covert documents into pdf format then, as has been said above, you can use free software such as PrimoPDF.

However, if you want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,943
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: I Make 6K A Month...

It's also rather common for impressive claims to be made which state gross volume of affiliate sales as opposed to the affiliate commision that was actually earned from those sales!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Professional English Editing

Based on his post, I doubt anyone would hire him as a proof reader anyway!!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Anyone Else Find Kindle Format Annoying?

I may be wrong...long time since I published a Kindle ebook....but I thought the recommendation for Word files is to use .doc not .docx??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

Legally, I have to serve a counter-notice Robestrong to get the Host to reinstate the site. It is all connected to the safe harbor provisions which Suzanne has kindly highlighted in post 2. They...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

Thank you all very much for your support guys and gals. I have been busy taking screen shots of the Google cache of my site.

The more I look at my site the more peeved off I am becoming. I had...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By Marketing Merit
DMCA Notice - Copyright Violation - Advice Needed

I have a site which sells a public domain book and the title of my site is also the title of the book. Have had this site for 3 years or so.

Experienced quite a lot of anti-competitive behaviour...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,616
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Are WSO "Dream Merchants" Really Scamming People?

I think that quote sums up the position succinctly John;)

However, Internet Marketers play their part in this dreamworld fantasy. How many times have we all read copy that says something along the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: How to Ethically Defeat a Cheating Competitor?

It may not be entirely black hat techniques from what you have said Mike. Article Marketing using a tool such as AMR can produce thousands of backlinks over a period of time.

However, if they do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Is there a way for a total non tech person to learn FTP?

Ok, don't take this the wrong way but FTP is really easy. I'm not sure exactly what your problem is but don't get hung up on it.

Is it the initial settings to connect to your server or the actual...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,137
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: is IM for IM in a recession?

I think it would be naive to ignore the economic situation regardless of what it currently is. You simply have to adjust your business model to suit.

Many years ago, when I was in Uni, we had to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Amazon Affiliate Question?

For me, the two images at the top of the review are too small.

I don't personally like the words "click the picture" and I don't like it at the beginning. Just make the image clickable with your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,274
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Whats another phrase for being made redundant?

I'm in the UK also, but have you tried layoff?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 4th August 2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,655
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: eBook Security…A Solution That Finally Works

It's $150 per product set up fee plus $50 annually.

I would only consider it if I was selling a high ticket item of circa $1k+.

I'm pretty sure that I've seen scripts out there that purport to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Wordpress changes and the best contact form?

I use the Clean-Contact wp plugin and it works fine for me.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,911
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Kindle Strikes Again! Read this if you are planning to start your kindle business

You're quite correct Ari. Several of the Kindle money making ebooks advocated using spun PLR. It wasn't a business model that I personally bought into, in that specific regard, but I do believe that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: WWYD? Got screwed over by a dropshipper

I think you may be breaching eBay's terms also by refusing to directly accept payment for items Charlotte. It's not something that I would consider doing as a seller.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th July 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,964
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Couldn't get Article Samurai this morning,did i miss a cool product??

Thanks David...please keep us informed as to whether or not you consider it represents good value for money.

I always thought that the Noble Samurai team missed a trick by not making Market...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 845
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Do you prefer videos or E-books?

I prefer ebooks but agree that there is a place for videos, if used in an appropriate context.

There is nothing more frustrating than watching someone show you how to register for a Clickbank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,204
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Do You Work Standing?

I have an electric desk which is height adjustable so that you can sit or stand when you work.

I was a little sceptical when I bought it 2 years ago, but surprisingly, for someone like myself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Should I Protect Related Domains to Mine?

That's a scam email to get you to buy the domains.
I've had several also.
Just ignore them.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 20th July 2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,845
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Wordpress Review Theme by Colleen Slater

The Wordpress Review theme requires you to enter data into several custom fields and this will be time consuming for you to undertake if you have lots of posts.

You can install any Wordpress theme...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Should I change hosts?

I actually changed FROM Hostgator due to problems that I was having. I had one hosting account that was great but the second was an absolute nightmare. Sites really slow to load and virtually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,045
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Amazon Closed My Account-In Trouble-Ideas?

Can anyone offer some insight into the various Amazon plugins that pull in reviews and cloak links? Are these in violation of the terms also?

I'm specifically thinking of WP Amaz-One plugin that I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,457
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Paypal dispute

I'm dealing with a chargeback at the mo...my very first...wish I'd seen tecHead's thread first!!

Anyway...a lot of people confuse a PayPal dispute with a chargeback.

A chargeback is decided by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,581
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

I'm in the process of dealing with my first ever chargeback for a digital download (that I can prove was downloaded!) and the bit that sticks in my throat is the additional charge. No seller...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,310
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Seriously! - You Don't Have To Get It Right.... You Just Have To Get It Going!

I did smile when I read your post Celente as I still struggle with perfectionism.

I don't recall the exact product but I am pretty sure it was written by Tiffany Dow and that was the turning point...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: problem with offline client

Will the service/maintenance result in energy savings or potentially save lives or reduce greenhouse gases? Think of the benefits and what factors might entice someone to click on the site.

You're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: problem with offline client

The only thing I could suggest, and I'm guessing you're going to reply and say you've already done this, is to expand the keyword base that you're ranking for.

You may have to target even lower...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: problem with offline client

The first thing that springs to my mind is whether or not sufficient demand exists for this niche service?

Common sense dictates that you are not to going to get a lot of custom from 150 monthly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,713
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: I got scammed by my client! - What to do?

I think you have to accept some of the responsibility for this Gopal as you didn't follow your own protocol which, I presume, you implemented to prevent situations such as this.

I really wouldn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Looking for this cool plugin

It sells for $47 but if you try and leave the page it should knock $10 off for you!! ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Looking for this cool plugin

Looking at the page source, I think it's a WP plugin called popup-domination.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,163
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Pay Pal refund for membership site.

About 4 or 5 years ago, I joined a dropshipping membership site (based in the UK) which also failed to deliver on it's promises. The owner refused a refund so I launched a PayPal dispute. This was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,250
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Ezine Articles March 2011 Onwards

I've had several articles rejected in the past for being promotional. Quite how you're meant to write a book review without including the title of the book was somewhat beyond me!! :confused:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,608
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Long-haul flights & refunds..

Joe Motion...don't take this the wrong way, but you really need to chill!!:p

I'm all for good customer service but if you can't switch off then you'll end up making yourself ill.

Just set up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,280
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Ebay is moving to 100% FREE listings!

Think this must just be eBay.com as can't see anything for eBay.co.uk :(
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Google - Insane or Genius ?

lol That was funny Patricia!! ;)

I love how it says that it is "Vacuum-sealed to prevent water damage."

Anyway, if any Warriors are interested in this AMAZING offer, the installation...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,294
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Is 21.43% Amazon conversion good?

Not necessarily Jason. What is your percentage?

I think a lot of it is due to the fact that Amazon only has a 24 hour cookie which is why you really have to target buyers who have their credit...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 909
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: How I Made $197 From A Refund Order :)

Great advice there Celente! :)

Not only have you received great feedback from this guy, as to how to improve your product, but you also have someone who will now recommend you to other potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,745
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: This is getting ridiculous

Thanks for the link Sterling...something else to learn about!! :(



That's what I was thinking also. Don't know what products you're promoting Matt, but we've just had Valentines day which is a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,067
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Latest Casualty from the Google Fallout: .ORG domains

I think that makes much more sense Dave!!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,067
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Latest Casualty from the Google Fallout: .ORG domains

Not so sure it's simply the domain extension to blame here Gary.

My understanding of Google's latest algorithm changes is that they were targeting content as opposed to the domain extension....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,692
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Ezinearticles newsletter about 1,000 articles - shock!

lol I like your style Anna!! :)



I think you've knocked the nail on the head there Anna!!

Personally, I think Chris Knight is in denial myself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,692
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Ezinearticles newsletter about 1,000 articles - shock!

Haven't read the newsletter yet, but that also has to be balanced with this blog entry from Chris Knight where he identifies problems with Googles algorithm changes and how traffic is down at Ezine....
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 23rd February 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 178,088
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Warriors Already Making Money With This! Make a full Time Income From Amazon.com Within 2-3 Mont

Firstly, thanks for the thanks TW!! It's always nice to feel appreciated!! ;)

I do know of several people who have received bans (from other forums) and the main reason has been that they...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 23rd February 2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 178,088
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Warriors Already Making Money With This! Make a full Time Income From Amazon.com Within 2-3 Mont

Hi Barry,

The Amazon ID's will be slightly different. However, I used the same website when I applied for all the accounts and the default Amazon ID tends to be a truncated version of your site...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 22nd February 2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 178,088
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Warriors Already Making Money With This! Make a full Time Income From Amazon.com Within 2-3 Mont

I know Jan has already replied but thought that I would reassure you.

I'm based in the UK and have Amazon accounts with USA, CA, UK and FR. Haven't got around to applying for the DE (German) or JP...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 969
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: Can Anyone Justify paying $97 to EzineArticles

It depends upon individual business models and similarly individual cost v benefit analyses.

Whilst we all know that you have to make upfront investments from time to time, the bottom line is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,155
Posted By Marketing Merit
Re: The War Room,newbie friendly?

Like most things in life, you will be continually learning Biffo. Especially so in IM where technology is advancing and changing at a rapid pace.

If I were starting out again, I would have begun...
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