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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: I am looking for the service

This page explains a way to do what David suggested:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: What are these Links on my Google Analytics Pages

What joomdev said is correct. They just want you to visit their sites to see why they're linking to you...but they really aren't. The funny thing is that they may not actually even be visiting your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th January 2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 527
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Tax Reduction Question?

On this page: Business Engines | ( take a look at the "$5000 Guarantee" section (click the HTML icon next to it). If you're...
Forum: Copywriting 7th January 2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Could I get some feedback on an email pitch I am sending out?

Here are some suggestions for rewriting (goals: keep it short, simple, clear, and focused on what's in it for them):

I saw your request for donations on the Nonprofit Network of Southwest...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th January 2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Mailing an Introduction letter out to local businesses, feedback appreciated

Rather than leading with "My name is Joe Blow, I’m a web developer," which is about you rather than them, I'd go straight into whatever you expect would be most likely to get them curious. For...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Auto-play alternatives

Be sure to use a poster image for the video that suggests that there's something worth watching for. For example, if you have a bullet list in the video that gets displayed one-by-one as you talk...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Using Amazon S3 to host videos?

There are times when you'll want to host on YouTube, and times when something like S3 is more appropriate. I use both.

If you don't want YouTube's branding, if you don't want YouTube's playback...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th December 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 800
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Developing an email list without offering an ebook

I'm with cashkid on this -- go ahead and do some free consults, but record them and use them to create your lead magnet product. You may need to do a few and then pull bits and pieces out of them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th December 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: WP Plugin For Adding Dynamic Text to Posts or Pages?

CaRP/WP can be used to inject RSS feed content into your posts, which updates whenever the feed updates: CaRP/WP - Display RSS Feeds In WordPress Posts With This Free WordPress Plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,261
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Use an Email Service? or Run Your Own Bulk Email Software?

A long time ago, I used my own home-brew system to maintain my mailing lists. Now I use AWeber. Each has its advantages.

The home-brew system was cheaper, obviously. But every time I sent a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Full posts or post excerpts on the Homepage?

I prefer excerpts. Another danger of using full posts is that people may link to your homepage, not realizing they're not linking to a specific post. Then once the post they were linking to scrolls...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,636
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: My Sick Head Can't Grasp Curation + Content Farm Odds

I see it as a continuum. On one end, you have scraper sites and autoblogging -- they automatically copy somebody's content, possibly spin it to try to look unique, and hope for the best.

Next is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,412
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: So, is 'CURATION' the new buzzword then?

Curation is at least as old as 1997 (the registration date for If you can build a good reputation as a curator, that one example is enough to prove that it can be successful.

But I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Is Automation Bad?

It depends on a few things:

Is it creating real value? Or just copying value somebody else created? Or creating junk?
Is it consuming somebody else's resources in ways they don't approve of?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Links Passing Page Rank Value?

Sure, the page will pass along some of that value (though not all of it). That's how PageRank works -- a page gets a little bit of PageRank from each page that links to it. You get more PageRank from...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st February 2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By GeckoTribe
Re: Multiple entry pages - good or bad?

If you have multiple sites with exactly the same content, I'd imagine at best Google would pick one to list and ignore the others. At worst, you'd run the risk of getting penalized for creating...
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