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Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th April 2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Kelly Verge
Mountainview, CA - April 26, 2012 0811

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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,402
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Is your favorite SEO 'expert' moaning about the latest change?

Post-Panda, it took my main site 25 days to bounce back.

Tina's logic seems sound to me.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th April 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Seems Like the New Algo is Working Out the Kinks

On June 11, 2011, the traffic on my main site dropped to +/- 10% of what it had been doing (PANDA). It remained at that low state until July 6, when it returned to its normal growth curve. If I were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Host Purges Databases..Blames Me For Clients Deleted Sites!

I've stopped doing CPanel installs because of the database naming conventions - I've found it eaisier for me down the road after a manual install. However, their host is wrong and their tech/owner is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,427
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Why do some people say it's not about the money?

Maybe in a few cases, but that's a pretty sweeping statement.

On my main niche blog, I help people. I find the act of helping to be very rewarding - enough so that I'd likely continue it if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Do you have success with Pinterest?

Yes.

I use Pinterest to find niche-related link-magnet blog posts on which I can leave a comment/backlink.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 19,062
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: TweetAttacks RIP .... Gone forever :( - See scanned Sue document here

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Are you SURE you can't afford it?

Before I started doing any IM, I played WoW. My justification was that I didn't spend any more time with it than most people spend watching TV.

But then one day, in the game console I typed the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: How a simple radio button cost me over $900

I just changed the year on each post back to 2008 and deselected the radio button for that option.

Simple fix, but expensive mistake.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Kelly Verge
How a simple radio button cost me over $900

Sometimes an idea seems good. Unfortunately the implementation doesn't quite work out as expected.

Long ago I installed SEO Searchterms Tagging 2 to my main site. It really helps with content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: A Tiny (Yet Interesting) Case Study Of Mine...

Quality Assurance is a significant part of my background (management representative through an ISO 9000 implementation and certification process), and I also tend to think from that perspective...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: A Tiny (Yet Interesting) Case Study Of Mine...

"Prove?"

Even with LARGE sample sizes, statistics really only suggest trends. The larger the sample, the more accurate the prediction. :)

You're probably right in your supposition, but the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: A Tiny (Yet Interesting) Case Study Of Mine...

You used the word, "tiny" in the title. What was your sample size? How big is each segment.

Results from sample sizes under 1000 are very volatile. The larger the sample size - even over 1k - the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,811
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Paypal Appeal Denied - Reasons?

A: Call them on the phone.

B: Don't expect to get any answers from the first level support. Ask to speak with someone in the account limitation (security? can't remember exactly what they call...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: FB FP Cover Photo

I haven't done this specific task yet, but I'd probably make an image with a sacrificial border on the right side. In other words, extend the background/canvas to the right by however many pixels get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Giving Away Free Articles

I've received free samples a few times in the past. Often, the quality has been less than I would pay for. In a couple of cases I was pleased enough to order more content from the authors. In one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,591
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Moderators, why are you deleting my important threads?

I'd guess he thanked himself.

Slightly less inappropriate than doing other things to himself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Building a list, can i use Wordpress for my site?

Michael,

How long will you be 16?

Just something to think about. :)

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,118
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: WF Newbie Advice.

Very true (hence the bump for this excellent post).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,611
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: HOSTGATOR blocked me

The OP was emotional when he started the thread. The situation (regardless of the cause) led to that.

If he'd attacked another member the way he attacked Paul, he'd be gone. Paul has thick skin,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,611
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: HOSTGATOR blocked me

Does DAP Livelinks and/or S3flowshield have a support system/forum? That's where I'd look next if I wasn't willing to upgrade to a dedicated server. However, if you're losing (making) $397 per day,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,611
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: HOSTGATOR blocked me

You started the thread with a poorly-worded request for advice (or maybe a rant - that's kind of how it read).

Next, you ignore all of the advice that's been given (perhaps because it was a rant,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,817
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

True.

Just remember that in the non-tech world, however, a SIGNIFICANT percentage of people still type url's in Google's search box.

Google has an impact, even if it might not seem to have an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,817
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

...and this will bring things full circle.

Remember when Google started? Yahoo had become more of a destination than a search engine. Advertising was more important to them than quality search...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Yes another Newbie question

I haven't looked at their stuff in years either - Ed's s...l...o...w pace gets to me. But, when my son went through it (the first year they used Market Samurai), they talked about the competition...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Yes another Newbie question

Alexa, in case you've never seen the specifics on it, the goal of the 30DC is to teach people how to make their first dollar online (at least that was the goal back when I went through it in 2007)....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,256
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: What's all the Fiverr hype about?

True.

That, and you are tied to your cash flow. You "do" the gigs, you get paid. You stop doing them, the money stops.

As far as the OP saying that one could spend the same "20 minutes per...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: To Point or Not to Point

Lori,

Several years ago I did a redesign for a business. His old site was birth-of-the-Internet old, so I was mostly just bringing it up to date.

He wanted a picture of his office in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,445
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: 22 Ways to Write Interesting Content

..and with the right content (or niche) it's VERY linkable on Pinterest.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,156
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: How Do You Build Your Lucrative Email Lists?

It's not necessary to "blog" to have a content-based site. You just have to have great content.

Here's what I do that works well for me:

I have a "generic" niche-related freebie that I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,199
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: For All Those Asking for a Mentor: Get a Mentor for Free

I believe Michelle's point in using the words "real business," was that many who are at the level where they're asking here for mentors haven't yet started treating it as a real business, so some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,365
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules

Mike doesn't host this forum. Allen does. Mike runs a payment system.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,967
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Up the Creek Without A Paddle.. What would you do?

Whatever you do, don't drop the ball with these clients. Money might be tight, but make sure you hold back enough to be able to pay for their set-ups.

Cash flow will be difficult for a while, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,118
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: WF Newbie Advice.

Folks, this is "change your world" information.

Basic plan + work = success. If you follow the basic plan Andy laid out above and work at it, you'll have success.

"Mille viae ducunt homines...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 21,475
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: New FTC Biz Op Rule - Effective March 1st, 2012 - Is it a Game Changer?

We all fall short. Some just do it more publicly than others. ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: WordPress: Showing your Top 10 posts as the Recent Posts

Well...

WP-Sticky (http://lesterchan.net/portfolio/programming/php/#wp-sticky)

I couldn't remember the name and didn't take the time to look it up. I use this plugin for exactly this purpose...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 992
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: WordPress: Showing your Top 10 posts as the Recent Posts

Do a search for "sticky posts." I think that's what it's called. You can make one or several posts stick to the top of the list.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: How to double (or more) your site's income...

This site has about 60 articles on it. Even still, given that I'm selling as many copies from the list as I am from the articles, I'd suggest that each is important and effective.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By Kelly Verge
How you can double (or more) your site's income...

I'll tell you how I did it.

One of my small secondary niche sites finally reached one sale per day,
average. Over a month, right at 30 visitors would buy the product I
promote.

When I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Kelly Verge
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st February 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Funniest Guest Post Proposal I've Ever Received

There could be a time when that could come in handy...

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 986
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: how to make a youtube without owning the product?

Do it as a "reporter," not a "reviewer."

Compile and summarize what other reviewers have said about the product, both good and bad.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Which Type of Squeeze Page is Better? Long or Short.

Yep. Test.

I had a niche squeeze that only had 3 elements - a headline, an ecover, and an opt-in. Anything else I added hurt the conversions. I gave up trying to understand "why" a long time ago....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Do you like to view mindmaps?

I did say, "attempt." :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Do you like to view mindmaps?

You're a riot, Caliban. :D

Mindmaps attempt to bridge the gap between words and pictures for those who are more visual learners. Obviously Brian and Caliban prefer to read.

Brian is also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: what is good cheap wireless mic to use with a digital video camera like kodak zi8?

I use a Zoom H2 then mix the audio and video. The audio quality is great, plus I have the added use of a high-end digital audio recorder.

I don't know your definition of "cheap," though, so it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th February 2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: When people call you out...

On my authority site, there are a handful of regular dissenters. They very vocally disagree with what I write.

When that happens, almost invariably many others back me up and defend my position....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,118
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Just Received Cease & Desist -- What Should I Do Now?

Trademark, not copyright.

Secondly, they only asked for and have rights to the domain name. The site's contents still belong to the OP.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 950
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: What video hosting service do you use (Squeeze Page)

Amazon S3 is always super fast for me, too.

A LONG time ago, Josh Anderson answered a post from someone giving suggestions on optimum video settings. I've used his suggestions since then and they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By Kelly Verge
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 747
Posted By Kelly Verge
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,113
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: My #1 Tip That Exploded My Business in 2011

My big site is in a self-help niche.

Early last year, as I was digging through my analytics, I started reading the longtail searches that brought visitors to my site - not scanning through the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Best way to ethically promote a sale in an Aweber sequence

If Chris wanted to do the sale in broadcast messages, it would be easy to do as you suggest. However, doing it within the autoresponder sequence requires a different approach.

I think you're on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,114
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Four-Letter Word Decisions

It depends.

I've read sales pages and watched videos where the language is just too much. That completely turns me off. In fact, there are some bigger-name marketers who I completely ignore due...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Whats the best way to create a chroma screen effect?

Fabric greenscreen works great. You might need to either pull the fabric tight or do some ironing, though, depending on your lighting. Wrinkles/folds can sometimes show.

I bought some cheap...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 804
Posted By Kelly Verge
Re: Is it just me or do you also quit after you find that it works??

This question reminds me of something I heard a while back:

"The guy who catches the most fish is the one who keeps his bait in the water."

True with fishing. True with IM.
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