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Forum: Programming 30th October 2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By carlos123
Concerns about creating a WordPress plugin.

Hi everyone,

I don't know if I will get much by way of responses here but it's worth a try in case any of you have ever worked your way through the concerns I am having about creating a WordPress...
Forum: Programming 30th October 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Re: Anybody know whether PayPal Payments Advanced accepts info collected onsite?

Thanks for the input juangarciamtl (quite the name you got there :)).

I figured it out but only after spending a HUGE amount of additional time reading through mountains of PayPal documentation...
Forum: Programming 20th October 2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Anybody know whether PayPal Payments Advanced accepts info collected onsite?

Hi everyone,

I have been racking my brain and have contact PayPal a number of times trying to get an answer from them and as I have experienced in the past...their customer support is pretty bad....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th June 2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

I"d love to find a good general purpose niche whose needs I could meet remotely. The problem with general purpose niches (I.e. one's that are not tied to a local economy) is that every IM person and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By carlos123
Re: PDF's on iPhone are no good. What do you about it (if anything)?

Hmm...interesting. I didn't know that such a thing existed.

Only thing is that I am not sure that people will pay the $6.99 to get the iPhone app to read an IM marketing ebook they got for free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By carlos123
PDF's on iPhone are no good. What do you about it (if anything)?

It seems like a lot of IM marketers are still using PDF's exclusively.

I don't know if you know this or not but PDF's are practically unreadable on small smartphone screens.

I am curious as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

Hi Jessica,

I appreciate your input but...



All well and good Jessica but not workable for me. I need something that I can do in my pajamas from other countries entirely over the internet....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

Not sure what you are referring to Nik0 but I promise nothing. This is an idea that I wanted input on not something I am actually doing (unless the idea had proved sounder than it turned out to be)....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

I've been thinking of the input received on this thread and this idea and I have come to think its not workable.

There IS benefit if my site were to achieve top 3 ranking for search phrases...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

Oh...one other thing I neglected to mention Electric. In line with my vested interest in the success of this site your local business MUST increase or I would lose your business. As such I would...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Re: Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

Hi Electrical,

Thanks so much for your input. This idea may not be workable but here is what I would say to your "objections".

It is indeed true that there are lots of places where you can...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th June 2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 811
Posted By carlos123
Is this SEO risky for local businesses?

I have been brainstorming internet marketing ideas and came up with one that may have some serious potential but am wondering about any SEO penalty that local businesses who buy into my idea might...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By carlos123
Re: Tool or script to reduce white space in the Google Keyword Planner??

I have been messing with the CSS controlling some of the appearance of the Keyword Planner and have made some changes to the spacing that way but it's a bit of a pain.

The Planner source code is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By carlos123
Tool or script to reduce white space in the Google Keyword Planner??

The amount of white space the new Google Keyword Planner has in it is getting really annoying as it forces me to have to continually scroll up and down to see keywords I am researching.

Does...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st May 2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,302
Posted By carlos123
Re: Have you tried blue host's affiliate programs? Is it worth it?

For what it's worth and for anyone coming to this thread as of right now...May 31, 2014 I was told by a BlueHost tech person that both BlueHost and Hostgator are owned by the same company.

That...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 20th January 2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,103
Posted By carlos123
Re: PCI Compliant Hosted Checkout Page

Hi there,

If I may pipe into this discussion...

PCI compliance is greatly misunderstood in my opinion. Often it seems to be used as a marketing gimmick by companies to get you to use their...
Forum: Programming 20th July 2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By carlos123
Re: Are WordPress plugins freely copyable by virtue of needing to be under same license as WordPress

Thanks for the replies you all.

However...if I may say so...

I wasn't asking whether I can charge for a plugin. I know that such is fine and done all the time.

And I wasn't even asking a...
Forum: Programming 19th July 2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By carlos123
Are WordPress plugins freely copyable by virtue of needing to be under same license as WordPress?

I am thinking of creating a WordPress plugin for sale but I am concerned that the code must apparently be licensed under the open source type license that WordPress itself is under.

That license...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By carlos123
Suggestion on custom affiliate type of marketing arrangement?

I really need some input on something and was wondering if anyone could share their suggestions or input with me on it.

By way of background...for various reasons I cannot (and frankly do not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By carlos123
Re: Viable? Write comprehensive documentation in a VERY competitive niche?

Thanks very much for that input WriteAway.

That's the kind of input I was looking for. It is difficult sometimes, oftentimes actually, for me to see things from within the shoes of others.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By carlos123
Viable? Write comprehensive documentation in a VERY competitive niche?

This is one is kinda related to the other post I just put up but only loosely.

Unlike what I asked about in the other post this one has to do with whether or not it is a viable marketing idea to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By carlos123
How could one make money on obscure, free software, tutorials?

I have been digging around for money making opportunities on the Internet and was wondering if anyone could give me some ideas on how to monetize something?

I have found a number of obscure...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By carlos123
Re: Anybody know of a good source of free mp3 audio marketing stuff?

I found something!

For anyone that might get use out of this...

There is an internet marketer named Pat Flynn. He has been highly recommended by some. I don't know anything about him other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By carlos123
Re: Anybody know of a good source of free mp3 audio marketing stuff?

I didn't even know something like that existed Terry.

Thanks for that tip!

I'll have to look into that. I just want to redeem the time I spend running around during the day. Rather than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By carlos123
Re: Anybody know of a good source of free mp3 audio marketing stuff?

Thanks I could indeed use Google and do a search for "mp3 internet marketing free" (and have) but rather than wade through a mountain of potentially garbage stuff that is low quality and not even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By carlos123
Anybody know of a good source of free mp3 audio marketing stuff?

I am looking to redeem my time as I go around during the day by listening to internet marketing related material in mp3 format but most all the sources I like reading don't make available their stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th November 2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By carlos123
Would you rather read a WordPress tutorials in PDF or website page form?

I am doing some research on the potential for this as an internet business...and was wondering if you all thought it was better to write any such tutorials in PDF form or in the form of regular web...
Forum: Website Design 18th April 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By carlos123
Best way to make money online from WordPress?

I am trying to make some income off WordPress something but it is difficult for me to make up my mind as to what is the most productive way to do so and would appreciate any tips from anyone.

I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By carlos123
Best way (SEO wise) to hide lots of text that experienced users might not want to see?

I am creating a site where I will have instructions for doing various things on the Internet.

For example, I might have instructions for how to install WordPress using Fantastico.

My goal for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th February 2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,218
Posted By carlos123
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

Joe,

Not sure what your numbers on same sex marriage have to do with searching the internet and all but...interesting...I suppose.

I mean I don't decide such issues based on polls or based on...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th February 2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,218
Posted By carlos123
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

If anyone is in doubt about the future of mobile anything...just go to the nearest large university and sit and watch.

You'll be absolutely astounded at the numbers of students walking around...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Indeed.

One reason I won't touch housing keyword phrases or websites with a ten foot pole. Especially not here in California where I live.

While I don't mind, in one sense, being sued for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Not a bad thing actually. I mean that anyone can file suit against anyone else for whatever reason and that the courts determine what is and is not a valid suit.

I mean I can't really think of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

An interesting point Steve. I'll have to think about that.

Carlos
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

An excellent point John. In fact I thought of that just yesterday before I read your comment above.

Carlos
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Admittedly though...well...animal testing was not really the issue that caused me to ask about this.

What really caused me to ask about this was my comtemplating the creation of a directory for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th February 2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,218
Posted By carlos123
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

Hey...don't knock it. This is my daily entertainment.

I mean it's better than reading the news (where it's mostly doom and gloom these days) and other such things.

Seriously.

...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Re: Ever create a directory of local businesses targeting a local keyword phrase through it?

Chris,

I was doing some research on that site again tonight and decided to go take a look at your site. If I may make a couple of observations that might help you in beating the site in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Re: Ever create a directory of local businesses targeting a local keyword phrase through it?

For anyone still following this thread...

Here are some more things I found out about the aforementioned site.

They started their website back in 2003. Back then it was no big deal at all. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Yeah...when you live outside the U.S. for a while...it's a real eye opener regarding how all tied up like in a straight jacket we are here with respect to the fear of being sued and seemingly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

Yeah...I think that's what I will do. Just put out a typical "I refuse to do business with anybody" ah...hmm...I meant..."I refuse to do business with anyone for any reason at any time" LOL

Or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

LOL

Yeah...when I figure out how to make sufficient income over the internet so as to be able to pay for a lawyer...I definitely will!

Carlos
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

I like your suggestion about not going into the details of why I might not want to do business with certain businesses Tom. Good suggestion.

Although in certain cases there is simply no way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Re: Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

One would naturally think that would be the case but I know for a fact that in certain countries, like Canada, that is not the case (I lived there for ten years).

I guess I am wondering if some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By carlos123
Can I deny service to businesses I don't like at my website?

I am wondering if one can create a site, say a directory of local businesses in a particular class of business, and deny entry to businesses that one does not like or whose position on various things...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Re: Ever create a directory of local businesses targeting a local keyword phrase through it?

A couple of interesting tid bits about the aforementioned site as an example of a directory site.

It targets 52 areas including all 50 states and Puerto Rico and DC Washington.

In some of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th February 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,218
Posted By carlos123
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

Brilliant advertising videos at the samsung galaxy s2 website. I really enjoyed how they wove stories into advertising certain features of their phone.

Carlos
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th February 2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Re: Ever create a directory of local businesses targeting a local keyword phrase through it?

Hmm...interesting.

That's not the two or three pages per business type of directory I had in mind but still...a good example of a directory beating out the real deal in terms of individual...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By carlos123
Ever create a directory of local businesses targeting a local keyword phrase through it?

One of the problems that I see with trying to market things over the internet is that one is no longer competing with just local businesses. One's competition now becomes the entire world. ...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 31st January 2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 40,218
Posted By carlos123
Re: If Mobile Sites Are So Hot, Why Is It That Nobody Wants One?

Forgive me for asking Vndnbrgj (don't know what else to call you) but I have to ask did you actually do that or is this a theory that sounds...well...like it might work but which isn't worth a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

Just a further follow up.

Google has added a few options to their Google Doc context menu that might help negate some of the concerns I raised earlier in this thread.

They have added an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

As alarming as my initial find was respecting my continued use of Google Docs I may have inaccurately depicted the nature of the problem.

It seems and I emphasize seems that Google has indeed...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

The problem is not that others will or can take your documents. They can't.

The problem is that others can freely share with you and make you the owner of any document they create if both you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

Here are a couple of links on this type of thing...

https://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!category-topic/docs/documents/9uVGaeGxfWs

Google Docs Spam: Hundreds of Unwanted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

I could be wrong about this but I believe the only way to close your Google Docs account is to close your Google Account (which includes everything you use on Google).

Google is slowly but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By carlos123
Re: Rather disturbing find about Google Docs for those of you that use it!

Notice that in my post I said that I hope the spammers don't start using this technique en masse not that I hoped that they did not find out about it.

You can bet your bottom dollar that they...
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