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Forum: Website Design 2nd August 2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 131
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Help with site crawl

What theme are you using and what plugins? I have found there are certain themes and plugins that will create pages that cannot be edited without getting into the coding of that theme or plugin....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Affiliate Website Type

It's hard to say what affiliate site will be best for you without knowing your niche. Most sites have various products, so find one that has a lot of high quality offerings in your niche. Then again,...
Forum: The Warrior Path 1st August 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,954
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Accomplish 1k$/month until 2019

As a website owner, please note. Very few editors "hire" bloggers. Will they allow guest posts or contributing articles? Sure! Both of these are done for free or for links back to their blog or the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Would I need HTTPS for simple site for CPA/affiliate marketing?

The simple answer is yes. Even if you aren't going to accept payments on your site, SSL is a major MUST have for almost any site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st August 2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,575
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Best tools for SEO?

Since you are already a Yoast premium user, what other SEO services are you looking for? On site, or off site? Run one of the numerous free SEO site testers (I like HubSpot's) to see who your site...
Forum: Beginners Area 1st August 2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Can this plan work? And best traffic source for build muscle niche?

Don't limit yourself. Some people prefer reading articles, others prefer a video version. Keep studying the niche. Find out what type of videos get traffic, what type of articles get traffic. Also,...
Forum: Social Media 1st August 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: If I had 500,000 twitter followers, can I make my tweets to be seen by only selected users?

Simple answer is no. There is no way to segment your followers. If this is something you want to do, you may want to convert your followers over to an email list.

The best way to get a Tweet out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 90
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Affiliate Website Type

Honestly, none are "high demand." With that said, have you determined your niche yet? Find the competition in that niche and see if anyone is using these tactics, and try to find out if they've been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 11,377
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: How do I get traffic, subscribers, followers, without paying for ads?

I see a lot of suggestions based on what others have done, yet nobody asked who your target market is. That is the big question you need to answer before you do anything else. You need to know your...
Forum: Website Design 8th July 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Best Managed WordPress Hosting?

I have loved the support and services provided by WP Engine since I made the switch.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Please recommend a membership site PLUGIN for Wordpress

I installed Restrict Content Pro a few months ago, and I am extremely happy with it. It runs great in a multisite environment and once signed up on one of my subdomains, their registration is done on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Traffic

Not sure about an algo change, but my site has taken a huge hit after the Yoast snafu in March. Have you been using the Yoast plugin?

Has Google Changed Their Algorithm? | Warrior Forum - The #1...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd July 2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Has Google Changed Their Algorithm?

The drop has leveled off. But I've gone from 4-5K visits a day down to 2500-3500 visits a day. My search engine traffic is down 25% from June 2017 to 2018.

google / organic
Jun 1,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Has Google Changed Their Algorithm?

Nope, just checked and it looks like the drop started right around March 6th. I followed the updates as suggested by Yoast, but didn't see that I needed to add the Search Index Purge plugin. I just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Has Google Changed Their Algorithm?

In regards to my overall drop in traffic, I've been searching all over for the issue. I think I just found it. It looks like my site was majorly affected by the recent Yoast bug...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Has Google Changed Their Algorithm?

Thanks Dave.

Now that I look back at my original post, I have to admit, I looked a bit unhinged. My site is 8 years old and has never gotten hit by any of the major algo updates (because I only...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 19th June 2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 973
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Anyone Tried or Had Success Eating the Keto Way

I am currently on it. Have lost 30 lbs in 4 months with no addition of exercise. My best advice...

Make sure to have a cheat meal when you plateau or start getting headaches.

I have used...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 974
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Has Google Changed Their Algorithm?

Hey folks,

Real quick question, does anyone know if google has recently released a new algo? When I say recently, I mean within the last few hours?

Since 4 PM EDT (It's 6 now) my site traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Attention Internet Marketers: You Need To Up Your Game

The sad part is that this advice should be common sense.

I actually received an email today from someone I replied to last week (before I wrote this). I told him if he wanted a chance at my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Attention Internet Marketers: You Need To Up Your Game

If a single one changes, the thread has done its job. If anything...I felt better after typing it out. :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Building an Affiliate Strategy that Affiliates will flock to

Thanks folks great advice so far. What do I need to look out for in regards to getting scammed from affiliates. I've read that this can be an issue and I wonder if there is a way to structure an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Building an Affiliate Strategy that Affiliates will flock to

I am curious if having a tiered program that led up to 50% would be a turn off to serious affiliate marketers?

Example: 1-25 Member sign ups - 30%
26-50 Member sign ups - 40%
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Attention Internet Marketers: You Need To Up Your Game

Hey folks,

Long time lurker here. I am a website owner, and author who frequently visits but rarely adds to the discussion. My website is an online trade magazine in my niche. I've been publishing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: How To Pick A Niche (MINDSET)

Personally, I'd rather see people migrate to niche sites that they actually have some knowledge in. How are you going to build yourself as an expert in an area if all you do is pay freelancers to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Building an Affiliate Strategy that Affiliates will flock to

An additional throw in. Should I include recurring member fees or make the commission based on the first payment? This would lead most to pushing for the 1 year payment priced packages as opposed to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Building an Affiliate Strategy that Affiliates will flock to

Hey everyone,

I am looking for some advice. I have a niche website I've been running for nearly 8 years now. I recently relaunched it as a WP Multisite, membership site.

My primary site has...
Forum: Website Design 15th June 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: staging area

WP Engine has a staging area that you can use to build sites out and have as many approved visitors (clients) view before you upload to the clients url. The nice thing is you can keep the site in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: How to find out competitor's bounce rate?

Alexa provides a guestimation of just about every site's bounce rate. The problem is, it's not that accurate. If I look at my site and compare Alexa to GA, there is a huge disparity.

Bounce Rate...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: SEO Case Study

Are you using the Premium addition? The features for premium users helps a lot. Make sure you are using the readability and the cornerstone features. Edit your articles to follow the plugins advice...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By Charles Goodnight
SEO consultants

I am curious about if I am to a point I want to start looking to hire a consultant.

If I have a 2 word keyword I would like to get raised (preferably to #1 :) with the help of a consultant. Not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: News Aggregators

While it might not be the prettiest, it does mimic one of the most visited of all of the content aggregator out there. WordPress Curation and Aggregation Theme | WP-Drudge (http://wpdrudge.com/)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Question about promoting blog through other blogs and forums

If there is a blog that your article fits, reach out directly to the owner. Ask them if you can provide them with free content. The only thing you should ask for in return is a link in your bio to...
Forum: Social Media 20th March 2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Why LinkedIn is more powerful in social media

I'm not sure who is pushing LinkedIn, but I don't know any other group than headhunters/recruiters who think it's the best social media platform.

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,051
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Wordpress Plugin Recommendations

Yoast SEO for your SEO work.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 19th March 2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Urgent need for LinkedIn Advice please

So he works for an architect. Is he looking to recruit candidate leads for the company, or get job leads for a business development professional to call at a later date?

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,405
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: If i upload 300 articles a day

I guess I have to ask since nobody else did. Will all of these articles be relative to a single niche? Will they be "uploaded" to a single or multiple sites covering a range of niches?

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Goat a domain copyright infringement email!

You should have an attorney find out what type of trademarks are held on the name. Find out the uses or if they merely have a mark on their logo.

I know of a large NYC restaurant chain that is...
Forum: Social Media 19th March 2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Lots of places selling likes for social media

Don't go third party. The only way to "buy" likes is to promote your page through Facebook for likes. I don't know that there is a legit like selling site out there.

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Feedback Requested - My First Internet Offer

From your Income Disclaimer section: "Business Name makes absolutely no guarantee, expressed or implied,"

You may want to edit in your company name and get rid of the generic copy.

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,428
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: What are your favorite internet marketing forums?

While I'm in the same boat in regards to not using black hat systems/tactics, it doesn't hurt to know how the work and what is being implemented. You never hurts to know when a competing site my be...
Forum: Social Media 17th March 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Have Your Facebook Page Likes Dropped?

Over the weekend of the 8K likes my page had, I lost about 25. While not a big hit, it is certainly more than I am used to (2-3 dislikes a week). I just hope this isn't a drip and that the likes I...
Forum: Social Media 13th March 2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Have Your Facebook Page Likes Dropped?

Yeah, I really wasn't too worried since the only likes I paid for came from promoting my page through Facebook ads.

I was curious if others had had any issues.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 12th March 2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 928
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Have Your Facebook Page Likes Dropped?

On Thursday, March 6, Facebook warned marketers that this change will naturally effect the number of page likes to your company page. “The change ensures that data on Facebook is consistent and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Yoast SEO Vulnerability

Yoast has already issued a fix release. If you run Yoast, check your site for a Yoast update and do it!!!

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Anyone aware of free event management wordpress theme

Instead of a free route, you may want to pony up for a premium theme that is designed specifically for event promotion. Most themes at Themeforest are under 60 bucks, but the added functionality is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Have I just been missing something so obvious IM?

Put together an ebook with tips on how someone else can become a top 100 player...just like you.

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,455
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Is there money in dating in 2015? For a beginner

The fact that you see commercials for farmers dating sites...there has to be money in them. I guess the key is to get people to the site and become members. I'm not sure someone looking to pay for a...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 3rd March 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: How many ads do you have on page ?

3 Adsence ads per page. I've looked into content ads, but they don't fit well into my site.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Facebook or Twitter For Traffic?

I get the majority of my social referrals from Facebook. My Facebook page has 8K likes and I have 25K followers on Twitter. Facebook has always been a better source for free traffic for me.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Facebook Referrals

Here is GA from the other day. Both days it looks like they kicked off the ad around 3 PM my time and maxxed out for a few hours...then drops back to normal.

Has anyone else run into this type of...
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Facebook Referrals

It's happening again today. As you can see, my traffic was coasting along averaging 100-150 per hour (typical Friday traffic) until 3 PM, then the traffic started showing up again.
...
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Is the Customer Always Wrong?

There has definitely been a shift as of late. That being said, as a business owner myself, I still go by the adage.

If there are complaints by a customer...I give them the benefit of the doubt....
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Abusing Reddit?

I used to post every day I had a new article. I suppose it depends on the subreddit you post it to and if the readers there find it useful.

-CG
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Can I Use a picture on a blog that I screenshotted from a Video?

Technically, if they wanted to, the movie production studio could go after you. Even if the clip is on YouTube.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 27th February 2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Facebook Referrals

Unfortunately, nothing turned up. I guess it was a 1 day campaign since the traffic showed up one day and was gone the next.

Hopefully they sold alot and try the paid post again.

-CG
Forum: Social Media 26th February 2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By Charles Goodnight
Re: Facebook Referrals

I wish I knew. I'd track them down and get them to do it every day :). Then again that huge boost in traffic didn't give me any bump in Adsense :(

-CG
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