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Forum: Website Design 22nd October 2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,876
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Do You Know a Wordpress Plugin that Does...

Kim,

Stay with WordPress.

Martin Luxton gives great advice. Just a little bit of theme tweaking can do what you need.

If you need more help than that...

Feel free to PM me and I will be...
Forum: Offline Marketing 21st October 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How To Approach Businesses Through Cold Calling?

imnumberone28,

Not sure I totally understand the question, but I will answer it from the actual cold-calling standpoint.

Having made thousands and thousands of cold calls in my lifetime, I will...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st October 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Is it ok to have a trademark name in the Title?

Attorneys can send you cease and desist letters for anything that they think is an infringement upon their client's trademark. That does not mean they will.

Bubbins1987 is right about the...
Forum: Offline Marketing 20th October 2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Help: I'm Looking For An Offline Marketing Mentor

sownsow,

There are a MULTITUDE of offline gurus out there... and you can spend anywhere from a few bucks to close to $3K getting answers.

I will say, though, that I am impressed with Sam...
Forum: Offline Marketing 19th October 2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 522
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Are lines like "Call Now!" spammy?

Larches,

DEFINITELY NOT.

Regardless of what anyone might say... I will tell you unequivocally that this is not spammy. Will it be "spammy" a year from now? I don't know, but right now... no.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By George Curtis
Re: I Should Have Followed My Instincts, I'd Have Saved $250

J Cohen,

Sorry that you had a bad experience with outsourcing, but as you admitted... you went outside of the recommended guidelines and paid outside of the service.

I WILL say this, however:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By George Curtis
Re: I have been taking action

James,

Great that you are taking action.

My thoughts:
1) Your logo fills the banner ad. Not necessarily a bad thing, but I think it would be better if your logo was top left in the banner and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th October 2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Tips for Google Adwords.

Zaheera,

Here is a tip:

Use the Google Adwords Editor to help you set up your campaigns.

Google AdWords Editor (http://www.google.com/intl/en/adwordseditor/)

Now, this is not the only...
Forum: Website Design 17th October 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How Do I De-Index a Download Page?

art72,

First of all...

1) Open up a Google Webmaster Tools account.
--Go to Sitemap configuration > Crawler access

Here, you should click on the "Remove URL" tab and then submit your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Feedback for a Squeeze Page

Willie,

I agree with most of Kevin's points.

1) There is NO big headline... "Register Free" is not good enough. Leave it, but place a huge headline above everything else.

2) Your name,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By George Curtis
Re: SERP Position and CTR

abbadox,

You are right there. Wording in the description is VERY important for click-thrus.

Here is our strategy:
1) Write title tags to get found
2) Write descriptions to get the clicks

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 14th October 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Just spoke with a potential client... advice please

Pricing depends on the competitiveness of the market (the work involved for you to get to rank high) and what the client is willing to pay.

You MUST turn things around by showing the VALUE of what...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th October 2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Can I duplicate my blog posts for Squidoo?

CarmenDA,

I agree with Paulgl.

A quick way to change your article is to re-write the title. Rewrite the first sentence. Rewrite the last sentence... and then change some synonyms, etc. Even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How to Sell Products on the Internet?

1) Have a great offer.
2) Back it up with good customer service.
3) Create interesting content.
4) Establish proper on-page SEO.
5) Develop a strategy for getting good inbound links.
6) Get the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By George Curtis
Re: SEO keyword density?

FerencMakar,

I have SEOed scores of sites and can honestly say I have never ever checked the keyword density even once.

Here is the formula I use:
1) Write naturally.
2) Try to use the main...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th October 2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By George Curtis
Re: What WP theme is this?

nicnac03,

Though design and underlying code DO play a part in SEO... I doubt that your reason is totally the reason for them ranking well (unless they are in markets with very low competition).
...
Forum: Offline Marketing 11th October 2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,486
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How to get offline clients without cold calling or meeting face to face?

kytro360,

Whether you contact the potential client via email, direct mail, etc... here is something you can do.

Get CamtasiaStudio or maybe a "free" equivalent. (Camtasia has a 30-day trial.)
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th October 2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,962
Posted By George Curtis
Re: ODesk vs OnlineJobs.ph, which is best?

I, personally, have used onlinejobs.ph to hire Filipinos and have been very satisfied with the results.

I agree with Mary W., in that the screening is more important than the site.

We also use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th October 2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By George Curtis
Re: What Rules Do You Apply To Your Business - These Are Mine

J Cohen,

1) Pray.
2) Use technology for leverage.
3) Work vs. Studying/Learning ratio should be at least 4 to 1
4) Don't over complicate things.

(Some of my short list.)

Good luck.
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th October 2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By George Curtis
Re: What is the most effective / best / fast way to get into the Google Places ?

mike-SEO,

1) Fill out the Places account thoroughly, following Google's rules, being sure not to use keywords too many times or add keywords to the name of the business (which worked in the old...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,516
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Are you making BIG MONEY?

We routinely help clients who are making over $100K per year online, but they are not affiliate marketers or anything like that.

Typically, they focus on ONE THING. ONE PRODUCT.

Sometimes we...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,114
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Realtively New Newbie just looking for advice and direction

Steve,

Before I give you advice.... let me give you my background. I have been in business for myself since 1988 and was on the internet with my business as early as 1999.

I started full-time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How much graphics and appearance of site matters in sales?

I think a lot of people (NOT all the people) who are saying that graphics do not matter are using this as an excuse not to do anything to their current site.

Just because you have a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Fake Screen Shot? Somebody Tell Me If I'm Off Here Or Not...

What surprises me more than anything is the fact that people don't have to fake ClickBank receipts at all in order to dupe other people.

So you made $25K last month in ClickBank sales, did you?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By George Curtis
Re: How Can I Promote My Press Release to Get the Most Out of It ?

First of all...the BEST way to get a lot out of your press release is to use a paid service for press releases to begin with. Many of those PR services that are free are "spammy" and the pages they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Question about how i should charge my clients

Andy, jmbare is right.

$156 is a lot to pay for hosting for a year.

There has GOT to be a better way of doing this. If the company you are using
to create the mobile websites is charging...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Wordpress login problem

Here is a way to get back your access to the WordPress site.

1) Go to a WordPress where you KNOW the username and password.

2) Write down that info. (And if you don't have another WordPress...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,265
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Best PDF converter?

I use Primo PDF converter. (Google "primo pdf converter")

It is free and I just tested it before this post to ensure that it display hyperlinks after it converts them.

Good luck.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By George Curtis
Re: Adwords for Local Search

Google Maps (Places) will help you in your area only, but it will be worth it to carefully set up an account.

Be sure to use your main keyword in the name of your business if you can.
Not: ABC...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 792
Posted By George Curtis
Re: What do Employers Hate ?

I used to have 23 employees, so I have a little experience on this. Here is a brief list:

1) Employees that always have another excuse for being late or not being able to work (Heck, enough things...
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