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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,957
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why you're using EZA incorrectly and wasting your time.

Dire, Jeremy's not even critizing syndication...he's just saying that it's not the answer in all situations.

This is pretty standard in this thread because the "Article Syndication Syndicate" is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,957
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why you're using EZA incorrectly and wasting your time.

I think this entire thread is a perfect example of what your typical article marketing thread looks like.

You have the people that have the experience in marketing that realize the value in a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,957
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why you're using EZA incorrectly and wasting your time.

Maybe you haven't, but it's pretty common to see people in those threads poking fun at people htat just market through directories. And usually it's in the context of "They still don't get it!!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,957
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why you're using EZA incorrectly and wasting your time.

I have had my fair share of scuffles with the "Article Syndication Syndicate" who, for the most part, poke fun at "Article Directory Marketers" and look at Syndication as the golden road that leads...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Do Bounce Rates Mean Squat?? Does Your Site Suck if Bounce Rates are High?

A lot of people try to justify high bounce rates by saying "They found what they were looking for". While that might be true in a lot of cases, I've always seen a high correlation between a crappy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,174
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: The New Serious Threat to Google

I don't think people are really searching for a better search engine. When Google took over, search results sucked. Now they don't. So I'm not sure what would compel people to switch.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th April 2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Will a 5% commission attract any affiliates?

That's kind of a simplistic way to look at things. If you think your products provide value, then why don't you give all of them away for free? Why don't you give your services away for free?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,992
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Here's why you need to stop bashing WSO's and Guru's and be THANKFUL instead. (Mini Rant inside)

Geez. These threads are worse than the ones bashing gurus. I call these threads "Thank You Bait". Other variations include starting a thread to thank Allen for starting the forum or telling...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th April 2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Google +1 and Search Engine Marketing

Yeah, not totally sure how/why they would use this. Even if it doesn't help with rankings at all, if people find out that it influences CTR in the SERPs, then it'll be a free-for-all.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Are You Getting Ready to SELL on EBAY? Now is the time

I'm sure it's still a rip-off. Ebay's ship has sailed. It's not 2005 anymore.

In my view, Ebay jumped the shark when the default auction view no longer displayed items starting with the ones...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,639
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Do The Guru's Really Find You... Disgusting?

You had me until you mentioned Keith Wellman. When Filsaime "knighted" wellman a guru, it was at the height of the guru gravy train. Kind of a ridiculous and pre-determined experiment. Find a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,943
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Who in this forum has actually mad over $10,000 a month with internet marketing?

When you look at what? I'm not really sure what you mean by that. Sure, if you look at 1 trillion dollars, it's miniscule. But do you have 1 trillion dollars?

That's like saying "I have 3 feet...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,726
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Ashley Madison to surpass facebook?

If you're against it morally I'm not sure why you'd promote it. Just to make a buck? There are lots of ways to make money, no need to visit some dirtbag website and help them get more exposure.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

Right. Which is why I started the conversation a few pages back. ;) It was in response to the, somewhat blanket suggestion, that it's a good idea to put it on your site first and then syndicate. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

I'm talking about SERP>Article>abc.html does not convert as good as SERP>abc.html. That may be obvious, but that's the point. That is why I wouldn't want to take the chance of submitting the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Running a website remotely from another state

Jerry West did this and posted a video about it, although it wasn't working for me when I tried it. Maybe you'll have better luck.

Amazon Affiliate Tax Solution...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

That's not really my point what they are doing, it's more what they are saying to support their point. Telling people to submit their entire website to EZA? Because if they DON'T say that is ok,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

One more thing. The root of the Article Syndication Syndicate's belief is that Google knows the difference between "Syndicated" and "Duplicate" content. In reality, it's the same thing to Google. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

I'd say there are 3 levels of sites that I can place my content at. Level 1 might be just general purpose blogs that are actively managed by the owner who is looking for content. These are personal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 7,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why do you care about EZA approval times?

Fair point Mr. Platt. I will concede that I do my fair share of mocking. All in good fun of course.

I referred to the "Article Syndication Syndicate" because it reminds me of the way "The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,600
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: I need to speed up my typing. Best typing course?

I used Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing about 25 years ago to learn how to type.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,374
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: As an Article Marketer, Who Is Your Master?

Despite what some people might think, I have no problems with article syndication/marketing or whatever. I have been doing it that way since I joined stompernet back in 2006 and Dan Thies taught his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How do you track your outsourced worker's time?

If it's an actual job, from start to finish, then it makes sense to get a quote on the whole job.

But if it's ongoing work, it's a huge pain to pay someone by the task. Everytime you add another...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 10,562
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: I Just Paid $40 For 487 Words

I think that people don't advertise it because if they did, people would not be as impressed. It's easier to just keep repeating that you have high quality content.

Really, I don't have a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Need More Blog Networks - Any suggestions

Others may disagree, but seriously those blog networks get SO FRIGGIN overwhelmed with posts that they have a hard time getting indexed. And if they do get indexed, the pages have next to no juice.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Marketing With Integrity On The Internet

Have you ever watched the show "American Greed" on CNBC? The scams on the show are pretty interesting, but even more interesting are the idiots that fall hook, line, and sinker.

I usually feel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,696
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How do people write articles so fast?

I have a couple good friends that own small service businesses. One is a painter an the other is a photographer. When i first used them, their rates were low. Matter of fact, the photographer gave...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,696
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How do people write articles so fast?

We're talking about writers though right? Because the original question was How can someone write an article in 15 minutes? And the answer is, when they know the topic. It can't be automatically...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,696
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How do people write articles so fast?

I love how if someone can write an article faster than you, then it's "Crap".

Kind of like when a girl is skinny, people automatically assume they don't eat or are anorexic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,997
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why spinners can never beat humans?

These threads always do the same thing. They conflate automated spinning with human spinning, like the kind Kurt is talking about.

The funny thing is that the people that have a problem with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,631
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: My Sick Head Can't Grasp Curation + Content Farm Odds

No financial gain? I think the owners of HuffingtonPost.com and RealClearPolitics.com would beg to differ.

I think the difference is that sites like realclearpolitics.com ultimately add value to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,666
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: u think its safe to quit a job with a list of 27,000

I wouldn't quit my job unless.....

1) I had my bases covered RE: disability insurance, life insurance, health insurance, etc. Your job typically covers these things and takes care of them for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,338
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Tip Of The Day: Get A PO Box... (Here's Why)

Was the tip "Get a PO Box" was only relevant in 2009?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,338
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Tip Of The Day: Get A PO Box... (Here's Why)

I agree with the OP. To me, that's just WEIRD. If a traditional business and people visit my physical location (which is not retail, mostly shipping), then it's fine.

IM is known as a business...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

I don't call many things "Dead", but I will say that I think Article Marketing is one of those areas that just got delivered a well deserved death blow. And if you rely on article marketing to a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: VALUE is the Key (Why Huffington Post went for $325m)

It was founded by 3 millionaires and had Andrew Breitbart (who helped start Drudge Report) behind the scenes. There was nothing shoestring about it.

You don't hire Andrew Breitbart, co-founder of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,816
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Monetization of Sites Where Amazon's Pulled Out

In regards to the tax issues. Personally, I'd wait it out.

I'm not a tax attorney, but to me the issue has always been kind of a simple one.

The problem here is that Amazon might drop YOU...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 29,672
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How The Clueless Throw Away Their Money

When I first read that post, I assumed the OP was just being sarcastic since most posts from him have been defending gurus.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 943
Posted By Dave Rodman
Stop Complaining About Refunds If You Use Refund Policy As A Sales Tool

Seems like people get up in arms about people refunding on them. I think the immediate assumption is that they are being scammed.

I do get that certain vendors (Clickbank) require you to do a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How Can I Cached My Site Faster? I have Indexed my Pages

Are you referring to having a fresh cache date? The only way to do that is a combination of fresh content and lots of incoming links. Lots of incoming links are more important though.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th February 2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 888
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Is Seo overrated?

SEO is not overrated and it's worth every penny. The return on the time/investment that I've sunk into SEO is probably the best ROI that I've seen. Literally, MILLIONS of dollars have come through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 980
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: How do you cope with the fact that..

Well, I don't hear those comments for a lot of reasons. For one, I never told anyone what I was doing until I was actually making money. It's hard for someone to say that I can't do anything when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,487
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: To spin or not to spin?

Your definition is actually incorrect in Google-Jargon. Duplicate content is "Duplicate content generally refers to substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,487
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: To spin or not to spin?

Well I wasn't referring to you. And I don't have a problem with the "My testing suggests otherwise". Realistically, if you REALLY want to know something, you SHOULD test it. I just think most...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,644
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: New Google Slap Takes Out Article Links, Forum/Profile Backlinks, & Link Wheels?

I think the author of the article kinda missed the point. If what that says is true, I don't really think it's a DIRECT issue with profile linking or signatures. I mean, that was kind of already...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,817
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Membership vs. One Time Purchase? And The Winner Is...

B---I think people in IM jumped on this bandwagon of getting recurring revenues without realizing it's important to actually provide value to keep earning it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,364
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Finding wholesalers/Dropshippers

***I just reposted this because I typed this out in another thread. PS. You couldn't sell IPADS even if you wanted to.***

I've seen some posts here that asked about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 539
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: If you had a choice ...

I guess it depends what your goal is. But personally I like the way Brad Callen organizes his content. Opt in is right there, products are easily accessible, and there is content there as well.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Is it just me or is it seriously funny that...?

I thought you were going someplace else with the post when I first started reading it.

I thought you were going to say that it's funny that people give broad outlines to specific dollar amounts....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th January 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Dave Rodman
Will Your "Business" Be Around In 2 Years?

I've been going back through some old IM stuff that I have had for awhile. Two of them really stuck out and were kind of related.

One was Rich Schefren's presentation at Stompernet where he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: My internet is down - frustrated!!

That's the problem with having clients. Why don't you just take advantage of the internet being down....have a fire in the fireplace and read a book.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Dave Rodman
The Right Way To Find Dropshippers

I've seen some posts here that asked about dropshipping/importing/starting a store. Here are my tips in case you are interested. I'll start with the ones that seem to come up more.

Finding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th January 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,171
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Losing Faith in Internet Marketing!!!

I've been online for 5 years and I average about one IM product per year. And I've built a business with 7 figures revenue.

The lie that gurus try to sell you is that you need to "stay up on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,982
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Where have all the "Big Picture" thinkers gone???

I agree. If the post truly was "meaty", then I see no reason why it would get deleted. But if it was, then that kinda sucks. I'm not sure how the process goes here, but I like to think at least...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,497
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Would You Pay Frank Kern $8K For 8 Weeks Of Coaching?

If you haven't bought Mass Control, implemented it, and made money then I think that's your answer right there.

Most people think that to get to the next level, they just need to buy something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th January 2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 640
Posted By Dave Rodman
Re: Why does everyone want something for free?

Why do people drive 45 in a 65?
Why do people park in 2 spots?
Why do people ask 1000 questions and never buy?

Who knows....and who cares. These people are outliers (hopefully). You'll always...
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