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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,994
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: #1 Mistake Made By 97% of Internet Marketers

There's no question that you should test. That's a given.

However, testing doesn't necessarily mean that A versus B is going to show
a conversion of +1% or higher.

Truth of the matter is,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,238
Posted By Platinum Matt
Re: 113 Unique Visits Per Sale... Should I Be Happy?

Branlan... Another issue...

I have a feeling your conversion ratio is actually a lot higher than you suggest.

You're talking about the conversion ratio of visitors that hit your page from EZA. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Messed up a great ezinearticle can it be fixed?

I would simply use that keyword phrase a few more times in the link text pointing at the article (get more backlinks). It will do more good than adding the phrase in the article IMO.

Allen
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By yesacpow
Re: Messed up a great ezinearticle can it be fixed?

I agree here as well!

Also, if you article is down for quite a while it may become de-indexed and then it can be even harder to get it re-indexed by google.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By rickstooker
Re: Messed up a great ezinearticle can it be fixed?

I wouldn't mess with a perfectly good article just to one more keyword. A keyword density that is too high could be punished by Google. After you make any changes, you have to resubmit to EA, which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Wakunahum
Re: Messed up a great ezinearticle can it be fixed?

I would say that getting some more links to the page is going to do quite a bit more for your rankings than changing any keyword percentages on the page.

But you can edit the articles on ezine...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By RebeccaL
Re: Messed up a great ezinearticle can it be fixed?

You can edit the article without problems.
There is no such thing as "wrong" keyword density though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By Dean Shainin
Re: How difficult to outrank an aged Ezine article

With my experience I've noticed once my article stays in #1 with over 10,000 views at EzineArticles it can be really tough to bump it out. I've tried for fun to try and bump my own article to #2 by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By Colin Theriot
Re: How difficult to outrank an aged Ezine article

The problem with Bum marketing is that if you write an article for Ezine that ranks on page 1, you could just have easily put it on your OWN website instead, quickly outranked the eZine copy, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By affilcrazy
Re: How difficult to outrank an aged Ezine article

This doesn't specifically answer your question, but i have often seen 2 articles from exactly same article directory or 2 pages from exactly the same web 2.0 property ranking right next to each other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By RGallowitz
Re: How difficult to outrank an aged Ezine article

Did you check how much backlinks the article has?

To answer your question...YES. You can outrank an Ezinearticles.com article with another article.

The age of the article does have an effect,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th February 2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,344
Posted By jamawebinc
Re: The death of backlinks from Blog Commenting...

It's like anything else...

When you rely on tricks, the tactic fails. (maybe it works for a short while, but eventually it stops working)

If you try to just make useless comments with the goal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,922
Posted By Barry Unruh
Re: I am quitting IM, 33 live Articles & No Single Sale

Maybe you should quit.

In 7 months, you could have created 30 blogs, over 1000 articles, social bookmarked all of them, pinged all of them, and probably be making some decent money.

That is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Zeus66
Re: Is anchor text really important..or a myth for backlinking

Every incoming link either helps to some degree or does nothing. No incoming link can harm you (if you believe the virtual consensus on this question). But the degree of help is debatable for every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Re: 2 Warriors Disagree on How to make $$$$..who's right

You do what works for you.

It doesn't matter how many sites you have or how few. If you can develop a plan to earn income then you do it.

People are so worried about Google they lose site of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By Sojourn
Re: 2 Warriors Disagree on How to make $$$$..who's right

Okay - I also agree they are both right but...thinking out loud...is the work different or more involved for one method vs another?

For example, let's say both methods take 100 hours of work (for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By Debbie Allen
Re: 2 Warriors Disagree on How to make $$$$..who's right

Like everyone else is saying - there are lots of ways to make money online and what works for one person may not work for another. There are a lot of variables that go into every success story - such...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By bgmacaw
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By Tina Golden
Re: 2 Warriors Disagree on How to make $$$$..who's right

No one method will work for each person or each niche. That's why people say they both work. You have to decide which direction to try first. Try setting up five small sites/pages and one large...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By butters
Re: 2 Warriors Disagree on How to make $$$$..who's right

Once again, they are both right, it is up to you to figure out what one is best. Remember, they may make 100000 from it and you might only make 1000, just remember that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,416
Posted By Blase
Re: If you were a broke newbie, where would you start

1. Decide on the ONE way I was going to make money online.
2. Find the best mentor in that area that I can work with.
3. Hire him or her.
4. Focus on that ONE thing.
5. Do everything my mentor...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By KenJ
Re: So Whatever Happened To Squidoo?

You must be making crap lenses because both squidoo and hubpages out perform article directories for me.

This was an honest of the cuff response.:)

kenj
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,813
Posted By TheRichJerksNet
Re: How long does it take for google to index a backlink?

Nobody but google itself can really answer that question.. Anyone that says they have the answer is not telling the truth.

You can ping it yes, that only "notifies" the search engines but it does...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,813
Posted By TheProdigy
Re: How long does it take for google to index a backlink?

If you post a link on a site that hasn't been updated in 5 years, and gets very little traffic, than it will take a long time to get indexed.

On the other hand, if you managed to get a link on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th January 2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,813
Posted By rickkettner
Re: How long does it take for google to index a backlink?

There are MANY factors that can affect how long it will take to index a random page. It depends how fresh their content is, how popular the website is, and many other difficult to measure factors. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By MisterMunch
Re: #2 in google page 1 keyword

The keyword search in "" is only usefull to see the direct competition.

When you use "" you will only get results that has that exact sentence/keyword with the words in that order.

When you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2010, 02:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By A Bary
Re: Are all backlinks the same?

Well, the problem with this issue is when people think "site wise"rather than "page wise"

a respected poster here stated a point about digg and the same sites

Well, do you really think Google...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By Director J
Re: Are all backlinks the same?

I got a backlink packet here.. I ranked #1 for my keyword several times. HOWEVER! you also have to put in consideration that I put "quality" content.

I ranked #1 for a niche with only content.
I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 997
Posted By Zeus66
Re: Article marketing test

Chiming in a bit late here, but be careful if all 10 articles/day are in the same niche and will go into the same category at EZA. You'll end up competing with yourself for article views, which will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By SeanIM
Re: Are all backlinks the same?

Short and clear answer...


NO


...think I'm wrong...that's cool. My response is based on personal experience and some direct guidance from Matt Cutts at a WP/SEO type of speech a few months...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st January 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,767
Posted By JonMills
Re: Does page rank matter anymore?

Dont follow the green fairy dust. You will go mad

Create a good site, build relationships in your niche and vary your traffic.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st January 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,767
Posted By theemperor
Re: Does page rank matter anymore? $$$

Yes that is spot on. Pagerank and financial success can vary independently!

There may be some correlation between page rank and success ... because if you create a great site with superb content,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By FredFarnes
Re: How many WP blogs do you host 'per niche?' 1? 2?...4?

There is probably not a correct answer, it really depends on your strategy.

We have about 60 domains (and growing). Each has one website, some are blog format some are not. We do not have multiple...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By Louise Green
Re: How many WP blogs do you host 'per niche?' 1? 2?...4?

I don't like to spread out the traffic in my niches by having more than one site.

I always stick to one domain name, one blog and one sales pages all under the same banner, one per niche.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Re: Squidoo..Dead?

Squidoo still sends me some traffic. To be honest I dumped my Squidoo efforts because it's so much easier to score traffic with Hubpages. Google and Yahoo both seem to like HubPages and I find the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,940
Posted By Rod Cortez
Why You Shouldn't Quit (And Why I'm Glad I Didn't)

Everyone,

About a couple or more times a month you see a post made by someone who's been at this IM thing for a few months, a year, or several years and they're ready to quit. Of course, some of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,629
Posted By Steven Wagenheim
Re: Let's cut the BS - Who's stuff has made you money?

Andy, I can't answer your question honestly because I don't buy stuff, at
least not to learn from. I buy things to review as that is part of my business
model.

However, having said that, a lot...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,807
Posted By Allen Lewis
Re: Which Countries Have the Most Internet Users? The Answers May Surprise You!

It depends on the niche you are targeting whether it will be worth your while to target other countries.

People in Asia or certain parts of Europe still have qualms about spending money online.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By adamv
Re: Articles disappears after 3 on the second page

An article can have a good ranking for a long time. When an article is new, it's common to rank quickly, then disappear for a while, and then show up in the SERPS again. People refer to this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By havplenty
Re: Articles disappears after 3 on the second page

Very normal. You have to understand that the rules surrounding what works, in Google and other SE are very nebulous. Search engines are constantly changing the methodology used to rank sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By JayXtreme
Re: SQUIDOO is WEIRD..see why

HI "spiritjoy"

You should remember that your squidoo ranking has nothing at all in connection with your Google ranking...

I usually spend my time building lenses around keywrods and grow them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By cashcow
Re: No One Goes On The Internet To Be Sold To

Sure, no one comes on the internet to be sold to. But like the 3 posts above me have indicated, many do come here seeking a solution.

For years I have made content sites that tried to provide...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By Jared Alberghini
Re: Warriors on Squidoo

This is a catch 22... you need to drive some traffic to your lens to make it rise in the rankings... if there is no traffic to your lens, it has a crappy rating... thus, drives no traffic to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 930
Posted By Raydal
Re: How do you usually determine what the price of your product will be?

Easy. You test the price. Go with your gut feeling and then let the market
tell you what price they are willing to pay.

My first ebook I initially priced at $9.95, but it sold so well that I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By Meanna Blog
Re: Top Article Sites

Great list thanks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Clark
Re: Why social bookmarking traffic can be a waste of time

Spiritjoy, that is a very insightful post. Most will never stop to analyze their efforts like you did as they will only to come to the conclusion that it is impossible to make money online - then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 961
Posted By Mike Hersh
Re: Spinning Articles vs Outsourcing Articles

The answer is really obvios, outsource!

You can't get high quality articles from spinning articles. Always write them yourself or outsource someone to do it for you if you don't have the time....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By jbsmith
Re: A hot Niche

Having tested dozens of different landing pages and sales pages I have found the following guidelines helpful:

1. 200-300 visitors is minimum required to test conversion of a page. This assumes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Pat Ordenes
Re: A hot Niche

I guess the more important question I'd like to ask, to answer is:
How did you select your niche?
Did you just do a clickbank search and pick one?...
Also, the fact that you're getting visits is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By JesseM
Re: A hot Niche

These are hard questions to answer, for me anyway. It depends whether or not I'm paying for those views (PPC) and how long it takes to get them.

Say I wasn't paying anything for it and it hadn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By BrianTubbs
Re: A hot Niche

I'm learning myself, so take this with a grain of salt. But, I would say that....it's too early to change.

Wait until you have about 2000 site visits and 400-500 sales page views, before you...
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