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Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th July 2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By gefflong
Re: Who is getting Unwanted calls after ordering mobile money code?

They aren't always from the mobile money code people. What I'm saying is that they obviously sold or gave my information to a multitude of... For the lack of a better term... Scammers.

These calls...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th July 2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By gefflong
Re: Who is getting Unwanted calls after ordering mobile money code?

No. It was worthless to me. Nothing that they claimed in the sales video.

You could possibly make money with it by building mobile websites and selling them to local businesses but that does not...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th July 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By gefflong
Who is getting Unwanted calls after ordering mobile money code?

I've been getting tons of random calls from "work at home" opportunities and such. All I can trace it back to was when I ordered mobile money code ( I also got a refund).

I'm talking 15 to 20...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By gefflong
Re: I want to learn the right way

Well, you do need to focus on one thing and stick with it. There isn't any one right thing to do... many different things work. It would depend on what interests you. If you stay interested in...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th June 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,794
Posted By gefflong
Re: IM Target - from Anik Singal

While I do agree with your previous post that the 30 minutes no-hype videos with 3 minutes of actual content are annoying... I do think your post comparing buying a car to OTO's is off the mark.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st May 2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 32,166
Posted By gefflong
Re: Mobile Money Code

I was curious and just had to check this thing out.

I bought it on May 15, 2013 and jumped right into it. When you buy it, you get the expected upsells right away. Not a big issue for me.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th August 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,225
Posted By gefflong
Re: How to automate ebook delivery after paypal payment

I understand why people do this, but I don't really think it is a good practice. If I've already entered my personal info and made the payment, I really don't appreciate having to sign up to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,192
Posted By gefflong
Re: Rich dad Poor dad ? Have you read this?

I think my problem with the book and the things that Robert Kiyosaki "teaches" is this...

He became rich because of the things he "teaches", not by DOING the things that he "teaches".

I'm not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,903
Posted By gefflong
Re: 19 year old has earned $1.2 million, and expects well over $2million in revenue

I wish this type of thinking wasn't so prevalent, but it is. I have to 100% disagree with you on this.

Saying that kids born into money don't deserve as much respect is just utter horse dung.
...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,252
Posted By gefflong
Re: "My 3yo Pooped In The Toilet By Himself" Marketing

Agreed.




Not sure about that. I do tend to buy stuff from people I "know" more than total strangers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,903
Posted By gefflong
Re: 19 year old has earned $1.2 million, and expects well over $2million in revenue

If you would have read the article...

Drouin, who is 19, said in an interview that he started the company in January with $250,000 from his father, Victor Drouin, president of Green Mountain...
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,252
Posted By gefflong
Re: "My 3yo Pooped In The Toilet By Himself" Marketing

Depends on if it was someone I followed all the time or not...

Most times, probably not. But if it also mentioned a discount... then maybe.

But again... it's WIIFM.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,903
Posted By gefflong
Re: 19 year old has earned $1.2 million, and expects well over $2million in revenue

Not sure if it motivates me or not. It more gets me thinking... What the He** does he need $250k to start up a website?!?!

Most of us aren't going to pony up $40K to buy a domain name... in cash....
Forum: Copywriting 3rd August 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,252
Posted By gefflong
Re: "My 3yo Pooped In The Toilet By Himself" Marketing

I don't know. Sometimes it may work for a product that I've had my eye on. The reason for the sale itself may not matter all that much... just the fact that it's on sale.

For example, if I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,923
Posted By gefflong
Re: Kindle Strikes Again! Read this if you are planning to start your kindle business

While I do respect your opinions and from everything I've ever read on WF that you have written, you are honest and trustworthy.

But seriously... How about if people actually give something useful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,923
Posted By gefflong
Re: Kindle Strikes Again! Read this if you are planning to start your kindle business

Sadly... as far as the "upload PLR to Kindle and make easy money" WSO's go... The only money being made by the WSO seller is actually from the WSO, not from what the WSO product tells you to do.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 824
Posted By gefflong
Re: Do you buy the products you promote?

I almost always either buy the product or get a review copy. It's really hard for me to sell something when I really have no idea what it does or says.

I know most people will just promote what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By gefflong
Re: My first Check! - Thanks Warriors

Great Job!! You took immediate action. Keep it up and you will go far!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By gefflong
Re: What are the odds for being banned from AdSense?

I still disagree with this statement.

It IS possible to get banned and to have done nothing against Google's TOS.

I followed Google's TOS for Adwords (yes, I know we are talking about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By gefflong
Re: twitter + obama -- huh?

That's not what Obama was asking people to do. Here is what he said.

"Let your members of Congress know, make a phone call, send an e-mail, tweet, keep the pressure on Washington and we can get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By gefflong
Re: What are the odds for being banned from AdSense?

Click bombing does happen, but Google has enough of a data set that they know patterns and what they usually mean. Everything is also recorded by IP address, so they would be able to see that those...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By gefflong
Re: twitter + obama -- huh?

You thought wrong.

Just because my Senator doesn't "solicit" my email message doesn't mean it is considered "spam" if I do send him one. Sending an email message would be me giving my Senator or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By gefflong
Re: twitter + obama -- huh?

I'm thinking people don't quite understand what SPAM really is. It is used more as a catch-all term now and people say it when referring to anything unwanted.

In reality, spam is irrelevant or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By gefflong
Re: What are the odds for being banned from AdSense?

That is great that you are taking action and getting something done. Congratulations!

Just try to follow Google's guidelines as closely as possible and you should be fine.

With that said, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 921
Posted By gefflong
Re: should I allow comments to my site?

Wow... Am I the only one that has heard of Akismet?

Seriously. Get the Akismet plugin for Wordpress and allow comments if you want. It cuts the spam way down.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By gefflong
Where did you incorporate?

This is probably for the more experienced marketers out there.

When you incorporated a business, what state did you do that in? Does it matter where you incorporate?

I'm having trouble finding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

Not sure how to take that comment.

I certainly don't have any products hooked to my paypal account and haven't for over 5 years. I didn't do anything wrong with my PP account and I didn't break...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

Just wanted to update the thread and say that my account is back to normal now. For once, what I was told by customer service at a big company actually happened.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

Here is what I found out... and let me just say that these huge companies (google and paypal in particular) need to get real and let actual people fix problems.

I called Paypal today and the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

Very good point! Thank you for bringing that up.

We did have a habit of transferring most of the money to a bank about once a month in the past.

However, we have not done that in 2011. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

Maybe I need to clarify this a bit more.

No, I don't have complaints or refunds on this account... I actually don't use it all that much, so it doesn't affect me that much. None of my IM stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Re: Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

I'm not concerned about not having access to my funds... just thought this was a crappy move when my account hasn't changed as far as funds coming in and going out go... and I haven't had any kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,590
Posted By gefflong
Paypal BS... this might be affecting you too

I received the following from Paypal today and would normally not call this BS... but it clearly is.

My paypal account activity has remained the same for the past 2 years... no refunds or claims...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,093
Posted By gefflong
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

LOL. Yeah... these are probably the only 20 people who feel this way on the planet. LOL. Riiiiiiight.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,093
Posted By gefflong
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

I wouldn't say the thread is irrelevant.

I'm seeing all these people say the like to have PDF's and not just video. Perhaps I will read this and make sure all my video products also have PDF's as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,093
Posted By gefflong
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

This is what I was referring to in my comment.

If the video sales letter is pretty much the seller reading a sales page to me (and most of these videos sales letters are just that), then I don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,093
Posted By gefflong
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

I would agree.

I would like to think that marketers have tested and found that the video sales letter that has no controls and doesn't show how long it is works better than anything else.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,848
Posted By gefflong
Re: The Challenge by Ed Dale

I would also give a thumbs up to the challenge.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,192
Posted By gefflong
Re: WordPress So Popular with IM

There is nothing wrong with Wordpress and it isn't used just in IM.

The fact is that it makes posting new content to a website very easy.

It's also very simple to change the entire look of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,450
Posted By gefflong
Re: $321 on Fiverr, in two days? Here is what I did...

I love Professor Hans Von Puppet. He's good.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,678
Posted By gefflong
Re: Another boost for real Kindle writers...

Now just charge a $10 fee to list an item on kindle in the first place and those guys would be waaaay in the hole with all their junk.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,886
Posted By gefflong
Re: **PayPal Making Moves::Pay Attention**

Doesn't make it any less annoying to have to type that stuff in AGAIN after I just did it. Suck it up and get my info from the transaction details.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th June 2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By gefflong
Re: How I got Page 1 results for “Wordpress 3 review” with 1 article and 1 forum post

Hey, don't knock it. How many people can say they were on the first page of a Google search, ranking #8 within 6 hours? :)

Heck... who can even get indexed in less than 6 hours?
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,743
Posted By gefflong
Re: Does anyone else feel misunderstood?

Just a misunderstanding then.

I do see your point when I take the title into consideration.

I'm not sure what other language "we" are supposed to use though. This is an IM board. "We" are IM...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By gefflong
Re: How I got Page 1 results for “Wordpress 3 review” with 1 article and 1 forum post

LOL... This thread ranks #8 on google for "wordpress 3 review".

Just thought that would make you smile.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,743
Posted By gefflong
Re: Does anyone else feel misunderstood?

Not sure what you were trying to prove with that post, but I don't think anyone said we were better than everyone else or that they were "lowly others". Don't remember reading anything about how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

Yes. You do need to work on that. We can't all be good at everything though. Obviously.

You really need to open your mind just a little bit... you are having trouble seeing past your own genius....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

LOL. In your mind, of course.

I don't see any reasoning from you as to why it is not a good example. Then again, you probably couldn't come up with one... because it is a good example.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

Just trying to show the error in "We Reserve The Right To Refuse Service To Anyone At Any Time And For Any Reason" statement that was used as an example.

They cannot, in fact, refuse service to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th June 2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By gefflong
Re: Same site. Two browsers. Different rankings on Google. Why?

Nice catch. Totally slipped my mind on that one. It's always good to clear the cache when "weird" things happen.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By gefflong
Re: USTREAM is pretty bad for watching these days...

I watched a few things on there today and it was ok for me. It does get bad sometimes though.

Maybe it's your connection at the moment? It's pretty common to have things be not so good on Sunday...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,743
Posted By gefflong
Re: Does anyone else feel misunderstood?

This happens in all facets of life.

People know what they know and don't understand anything else.

Just as a quick, easy example...

My wife and I learned about couponing about a year ago...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th June 2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

With that logic, then employees of the lottery should be able to play the lottery. Since most of the winners would still consistently come from people not associated with the lottery, all is well. ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th June 2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,443
Posted By gefflong
Re: Same site. Two browsers. Different rankings on Google. Why?

I'm thinking it is just a coincidence. Have you checked the first one again? It's possible that the rankings have changed.

Do you continue to get two different results?

If so, perhaps you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

I see you are still as confused as ever.

I don't think any of us ever said that we didn't think Google was the best search engine or that we didn't use gmail or whatever.

What we are saying is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,864
Posted By gefflong
Re: FTC after Big G

I'm hoping you are blowing smoke and really do see the difference between a mom and pop operation putting a sign on the wall that says "We Reserve The Right To Refuse Service To Anyone At Any Time...
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