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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,485
Posted By PBScott
Re: Why rich peoples advice isn't for you

Rich is a relative term, some people can not afford shoes, let alone a computer or the time to try and start a business.

Most very wealthy people no longer do any work, if they ever did, they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,743
Posted By PBScott
Re: How Can I Generate More Traffic

Going against the grain here from spending a decade or so working on my website, there is only a certain allotment Google will ever give you for traffic. The best traffic generation we get is by...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 29th March 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By PBScott
Re: Filtering Out Sign In Traffic to Accurately Gather Conversion Metrics

Traditionally you can put your tracking code on the thank you page. Calling a sign up or sign in a conversion is setting the bar a bit low, we only count people who give us money as a conversion.
...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 29th March 2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 840
Posted By PBScott
Re: 5 Things That Can Boost Your Conversions!

You need to have all your ducks in a row. Take every useful tip in the thread and use every single one of them. Then go out and find more useful tips. I don't use much copy on my website but then...
Forum: Growth Hacking 18th March 2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By PBScott
Re: Gut Check Time

My hatred of being an "employee" is what pushes me. That is why I started making an online business a decade ago, and why I still do it.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 18th March 2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By PBScott
Re: What am i doing wrong (dropship store) not getting sales.

I really hate pop ups and other things blocking my page. Putting your "Free Shipping""Loved By Customers""Secured" stuff above the products is the wrong thing to do, put that at the bottom, products...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th March 2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By PBScott
Re: What am i doing wrong (dropship store) not getting sales.

Your webpage must look like the type of webpage people would trust enough to give financial details to if you want to make sales. If it is trustable then you need to make sure you are attracting the...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 16th March 2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,513
Posted By PBScott
Re: .shop or .com?

When customers are trying to recall a website from memory, they usually put .com as the extension after the brand name. So best you have your store with the .com extension.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th March 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By PBScott
Re: Best Tips On How To Name Your Blog For SEO Ranking

Name your blog with keywords that a super relevant to the visitors you want to attract, preferably short and easy to remember. The naming itself won't increase your ranking, but at least you won't be...
Forum: Programming 15th March 2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By PBScott
Re: Geolocation script or Service? List visitor city..

My web host uses Apache and there is a geo location mod you can install on the server (stablehost) also if you use cloudflare there is an option they have for the same thing. Contact your web host....
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th March 2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By PBScott
Re: What marketing tools are you using for your ecommerce site?

We have experimented tons with various marketing methods. The only two we are still using are ShareASale and AdWords. My industry is so competitive, and most of my competition is selling at a loss...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 15th March 2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By PBScott
Re: GETTING VIEWS BUT NO SALES! PLEASE HELP ME!

If all your keywords are very accurate so you are attracting the right type of customer, one that is very interested in exactly what you are selling, a good conversion rate as mentioned above is...
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 15th March 2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By PBScott
Re: Doubt in Adwords conversion tracking

I would think you would want to embed the analytics code into the Sign In button, activate onclick and see if that works.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th February 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 274
Posted By PBScott
Re: Internal linking question

NoFollow was only supposed to be for pages you don't trust, so internal links should all be dofollow.
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 9th November 2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By PBScott
Re: Problems with business when becomes bigger

I have always dealt with issues like this by simply storing more stock.
A physical problem is solved with a physical solution.
If you are out of storage room, you should think about ways to make...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th November 2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By PBScott
Re: Purchase cheap clothes from china or taiwan??

China and Taiwan are not garment centers in the world, these days your looking at Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Indonesia for a little higher quality and higher price Thailand. I would suggest...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 2nd November 2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By PBScott
Re: What is AdWords Up To?

I usually bid higher at the beginning and then lower my bid later, you might want to give that a try.

If they don't think your ad is relevant then they likely won't allow it, I would suspect that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd November 2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 138
Posted By PBScott
Re: Why Aren't URLS Getting Index

Go to Google webmaster tools
Select the website.
Click on "Crawl"
Click "Fetch as Google"
Paste and submit the URL
Forum: Social Media 2nd November 2017, 02:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By PBScott
Re: Why i'm not getting any sales on my online store - This is my store

I don't know because I don't have access to your Analytics data, however being in the online retail game myself, I can tell you it is very difficult. We went from selling 1 in a thousand visitors...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 8th October 2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By PBScott
Re: How to increase "Add To Cart" rate in E-Commerce ?

I couldn't tell you without seeing your website.
Colors and layout are important, do some research into the psychology of colors. Make sure everything loads really fast.
Make the checkout as fast...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 8th October 2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 324
Posted By PBScott
Re: Need help improving clickbank diet program sales page

Hits or unique visitors? A hit is not a big deal, it just means something loaded from your server, be it a css file, php file, video, image etc they all count as a hit.
When your first starting out...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 8th October 2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By PBScott
Re: Anyone tried push notifications for conversion optimization?

I have never accepted a push notification, I hate the damn things, and I don't want to annoy my customers with them.
Besides I work with emotional sales, mostly selling people on the first visit,...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 8th October 2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By PBScott
Re: From the other side... How can I attract drop shippers?

I used to hate supplier that changed their products so quickly that by the time you got a product listed and marketed they no longer had it available.... consistency is valuable for dropshipping.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th October 2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By PBScott
Re: Google not indexing quality content

Google doesn't understand quality.
Your website doesn't load for me, so I doubt Google would send anyone. Neither do your links.
I'm curious, how did you solve your problem?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,892
Posted By PBScott
Re: Best ways to promote a forum?

There is nothing special about forums, you need to create content first and then you need to drive traffic. It is very hard work, much like everything else.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th June 2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By PBScott
Re: Frustrated with SEO/PPC companies

I feel your pain, been there, done that, in the end I just read all I could find on the subjects and did it myself.... I could offer the same to you, but because of all the scumbags in the industry...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 29th June 2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By PBScott
Re: Selling digital products - Shopify vs Woocommerce

I built my own e-commerce store with the goal of paying no fees for anything. If your going to pay to build a webstore, that is fine I guess, just make sure your not renting anything, other than a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th June 2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By PBScott
Re: How to remove old images from google results?

Google Webmaster Tools >
Google Index >
Remove URLs

Paste in the URL of the Image
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th June 2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,254
Posted By PBScott
Re: How i get more traffic in organic way (SEO)?

Build more content, then share it, every original page you create will get you a few visitors at least.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th June 2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By PBScott
Re: Ranking Discrepency

Ranking go up and down, it is the average you should be looking at.
Forum: Pay Per Click/Search Engine Marketing (PPC/SEM) 11th May 2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By PBScott
Re: About selling my products.

I would not promote Amazon with PPC, if I had my own website like you say you do I would be promoting that website instead.
The idea above about using Amazon promotions inside Amazon makes sense to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th May 2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By PBScott
Re: Title tag problem

Copy the title Google is showing then go to your page, and view source, try , hit Ctrl+F and paste, then see if that appears in the source. If not it might be in your sitemap. Check that. Also there...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th May 2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 994
Posted By PBScott
Re: Is direct traffic good for SEO?

Unless that direct traffic visitor goes and drops a link to your website afterwards, or leaves a comment, it has nothing at all to do with SEO.
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 5th May 2017, 02:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By PBScott
Re: Adnow not refunding

I had similar trouble with asmallorange and adroll, my solution has always been to publicly harass them on social media with hash tags and @tags until they returned my money, don't give up, make it a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 539
Posted By PBScott
Re: How do I determine if my website is SEO friendly?

Yes it is SEO friendly in my opinion, since all your links are standard html code and search engine readable, however it is not fully SEO optimized by any means. There are tons of things that would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 639
Posted By PBScott
Re: Where can I sell my artwork?

I would put lower resolution watermarked images of my art all over the place deviantart, liked out to pitnerest, twitter etc and market it. Then I would have a high resolution print for sale on my...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 26th February 2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By PBScott
RE: Ecommerce, self taught? Or get a mentor?

I used the dummy books , not sure of the exact titles but : dummies guide to online marketing; dummies guide to adwords ; dummies guide to social networking ; dummies guide to SEO etc. They give you...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 19th February 2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By PBScott
RE: Ecommerce, self taught? Or get a mentor?

Most people selling advice are scammers...those who can't do, teach. I am too busy filling orders to try an sell consultation.
It is not an easy gig though, be warned, try and find some books on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By PBScott
Re: Drop ranking after SSL installation

You lose more than you gain from all I have heard. I have not switched my website over to https even though I have a security certificate... neither have searchenginewatch, lets put it this way, if...
Forum: Social Media 12th February 2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By PBScott
RE: Multiple YouTube Copyright Takedown Notices in Same Day?

I was under the impression you were given a chance to take it down yourself and if you did it would all be fine. If you do not then it is defiantly a tick against you.

I have had my monetization...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 12th February 2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By PBScott
RE: alibaba dropshiping e commerce after trump

Regardless of what he puts on it, nothing is made in the US anyhow, that is a 20% tax per product for every American to pay...

Trump doesn't seem to understand how the world works, or he just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th February 2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,027
Posted By PBScott
RE: Drop ranking after SSL installation

You should 301 all the old pages to the https version of the same page, ranking should stabilize slightly below where it was, you lose >10% of your linkjuice as far as I know. However often that is...
Forum: Social Media 12th February 2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By PBScott
RE: Do you have to post ongoing content in order to keep getting Pinterest traffic?

Fresh content always brings fresh visitors, and stale content will constantly diminish.
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th February 2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 487
Posted By PBScott
RE: Promotional Pens

I give away free pens with each product shipped, I expect them to float around the house and then maybe they will visit my website one day in the future, or possibly someone might pocket the pen and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By PBScott
RE: Wordpress site posts not indexing as fast

You can submit your RSS feed from your blog to Google as a sitemap, then things are picked up instantly.
Submit your comment feed for bonus pts !
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th February 2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 411
Posted By PBScott
RE: How to choose a best domain name which is SEO compatible?

I just type names into places like GoDaddy until one that I like is free. There are lots of domains available. You don't have to go on flippa or the like to find one.

Keywords in domain names...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 438
Posted By PBScott
RE: How do you coment on niche related blogs ?

One visitor per hour does not sound like a worthwhile endeavor, better to go get a part time job and pay for advertising.

Your 2 hours a day might be better for learning SEO or social media...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2017, 01:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By PBScott
Re: Any advice for growing an online brand? Already trading.

Hmmm isn't that strange, we find our remarketing does not do as well as the regular ads... how big is your negative keyword list? Our neg list dwarves our keyword list... this is probably the secret...
Forum: Email Marketing 4th February 2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By PBScott
RE: Does anyone have the solution to this problem?

Although there are more complicated and more elegant ways to do this, a simple way would be to have your thank you page send an e-mail to a separate account where you build up your buyer list. Have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By PBScott
Re: Should I go with Paypal Standard or Express Checkouts?

We had a few horror stories with them in the first couple of years, but now that they are used to us, and us them, I can't think of a problem in at least four years... we have hundreds of thousands...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By PBScott
RE: Should I go with Paypal Standard or Express Checkouts?

Express checkout is supposedly the best way to go, but PayPal standard is actually fully customizable as well, however it is much less documented on.
We use standard, it was just because that is how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By PBScott
Re: Is it possible to target only those who...

Best you can do is go after their social media followers, either manually or with advertising, you could also advertise on ad words when people search for them, bid low and hope there are not many...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st January 2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 184
Posted By PBScott
RE: How to know a website of SEO Onpage in Completed

I don't understand your question, do you understand SEO?

It is never "done" SEO progresses over time and will need constant tweaking over the years if you want to be really serious about it.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By PBScott
Re: How Can I Monetize Indian Traffic

I would have to know more about the website before I had a suggestion. It must have something feeding it, do you know where the visitors are coming from, if it is from search, what they are searching...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 193
Posted By PBScott
RE: Need advice about controlling access to videos

You can host the videos on the website, either password protected or not. Just upload them to a folder on your server, and get the code to link/embed them.
Set up a mail list signup form, there ...
Forum: Programming 27th January 2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By PBScott
Re: Mobile friendly code

Thanks for this, it works a lot better than the code I was using, got rid of the maximum scale though.
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