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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 759
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: ARTICLE POSTING STRATEGY

You are correct, dimitri -- but it's just one factor. There are a lot of other factors, some of which I suspect Google keeps to itself.

Nevertheless, more about Google's Freshness Algorithm (in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By JOSourcing
YouTubers Get Ready For Parrot 1.0

That is, of course, a jab at Google's digital maltreatment of innocent animals. The company is making yet another series of major changes within its video portal that will undoubtedly sweep more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Authority Sites

Massive amounts of high quality and original content that promotes itself, evident expertise, reliable server access, a recognizable offline presence, unimaginable amounts of traffic, a large...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,674
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Copying And Pasting Other People's Articles On Sites

That's "content syndication" only if the author grants permission to "syndicate" it. Whether one attributes credit (or not) is moot without that permission. The way it's describe above, is copyright...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,048
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What are the best Freelance Sites Around?

Well, there are a bunch of freelancing sites that exclusively focus on writing services. If you're not comfortable with the sites above, maybe these will help:

Aggie-Lance
Bag a Writer
BizReef...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,048
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What are the best Freelance Sites Around?

vworker.com (rentacoder.com)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: How do you keep track of it all????

I still manage what I do the old-fashioned way, believe it or not, with notebooks and pencils. I can't do everything that way, but I've found writing things down helps me remember them moreso than if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Getting clicks but need the extra

I can't think of much else. Perhaps a consistent use of "we," "our," and "us" in your copy rather than "I" and/or "me." The former will project a more professional image, yet enhance the planned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Taxes, Paypal and Outsourcing

As an outsourcer, you don't pay any taxes for U.S. contractors. Paying taxes (here) is the contractor's responsibility. I have no idea what's required in the Philippines, so perhaps someone else can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 511
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Getting clicks but need the extra

That sounds about right, except for the flashing/moving images. I'd leave those out unless they were absolutely necessary -- to attract attention to a particular product, for example. But the photo...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By JOSourcing
"No Reasons" for Unique Content

Maintaining non-unique content can be expensive and unnecessarily work-intensive, but if you exclusively focus on generating unique content, there is...

No reason to spin it.
No reason to be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,631
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Article Syndication Now Frowned Upon by Google?

Well, just to be clear, I call it failing because the response you got is pretty much a standard response across the board these days. In fact, those claiming it's a successful strategy are in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Outsourcing payment

I prefer using a milestone system since it allows me to stop a project at various stages when/if it isn't going in the intended direction. This saves me both money and frustration.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 960
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: How quickly should Outsourcers write?

That's a ridiculous claim.

Anyway...



I've seen many people claim they can pump out a quality article (a page) in an hour, but I've also seen the results, which often resemble elementary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Blog or Kindle?

If you'd like to kill two birds with one stone, Amazon offers a Kindle Blog Publishing program that lets you sell your blog posts: http://kindlepublishing.amazon.com
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By JOSourcing
122 Google Ranking Factors

Just wanted to remind everyone of a terrific resource I follow and recommend: Google Ranking Factors - SEO Checklist (http://www.vaughns-1-pagers.com/internet/google-ranking-factors.htm)

Aside...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th April 2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,204
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Frustrations of being a Writer

Looks like you're ready to test the creative writing market. That's a different beast than the type of writing that's commonly outsourced online, but it's just as prevalent. You just have to know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,730
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Article Syndication - Quick Questions

Before you send him your content, make sure you append a tracking code to the squeeze page link, otherwise you'll never know whether this strategy was worth it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What wordpress plugins would YOU like to see?

I'd like to see a plugin that identifies the plugin that's screwing up all the other plugins (and/or blog in total). :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st April 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,593
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What is your biggest problem right now?

My biggest problem (unbeknownst to me until now) was my health. I couldn't figure out why lately, despite my motivation and heart being in the right place, I couldn't gather up the energy to move...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,074
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Pay to guest blog? is this normal?

No, this isn't normal at all, and it abuses the concept of guest posting. Ignore it and guest post for someone who understands what it is and what it's for.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 752
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: How can you tell if your writer wrote unique content?

It also helps to be well-read in the industry that you're working in. Everything that can be copied isn't always online.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Internet Marketing 101 eBook (to give to outsourcers)

I'm surprised this site still exists!! Free Marketing eBooks (http://www.startupinternetmarketing.com/pagelinks/free.html)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Ideas for my VA

It could be cost savings, improved product/service quality, access to 3rd party knowledge/talent, reduced production time, etc.

All of your outsourcing goals (as described above) should correlate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Ideas for my VA

The first thing that struck me as odd is your inclination to "give him things to do." That shouldn't be a goal of outsourcing. But if you must, there are tons of tasks available:

 Sales and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,260
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Celebrities Accused of Using Ghostwriters

LoL. I wonder what the author's reaction will be when s/he discovers they use ghostwriters to 'write' their own <gasp> biography... (and have been doing so for decades!)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Guest Blogging

A start: » 500+ Places to Syndicate Your Content (http://www.buzzblogger.com/500-places-to-syndicate-your-content/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,205
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: You'll Sell More if You Don't Sell Anything

That would be an inappropriate reaction considering the purpose of having lunch with a prospect in the first place is to generate a sales lead or to close a deal of some sort.



I prefer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,627
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Scary, Google may destroy anyone online business just overnight

The Google Network (the Search Network and the Display Network) reaches more than 80% of Internet users. Via Wikipedia: the number of monthly unique visitors to Google surpassed 1 billion in May...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,828
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: "Google plans major overhaul to search engine"

It's also the source of many 2nd (and 3rd, 4th) site clickthroughs, so with this change, millions of web sites which may even claim they don't depend on Google will lose traffic as well. Anyone who's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: How in the world do you outsource?

Normally, you'd hire someone who already has the skills to do what you want them to do, but since you're asking, you'll find much success by writing out your instructions, step-by step, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Cost of outsourcing creation/rewriting of an ebook?

All you need to do is ensure your writer avoids the actions defined as plagiarsm at Plagiarism.org : Learning Center : Plagiarism Definitions, Tips on avoiding Plagiarism, Guidelines for proper...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,088
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What if I ignore SEO?

A lot of SEO work is natural and simple common sense. (Some might even say it's accidental!)

Examples:

It's common sense to name an article title after its topic.
It's common sense to name a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,234
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Best way to submit articles?

It could -- it really depends on the content's value and reach (SEO, backlinks, ranking, social shares, etc.)



I don't recommend posting everyday just for the sake of reaching a numeric goal....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,909
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Boss is horribly disorganized and unprofessional.

I recommend you "Show Him The Money." That is, chart- diagram- color pencil- (whatever it takes) an easy-to-understand report that shows him where and why the company is losing money. Financial...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Outsourcing Anno 2012 - Where, whom and how?

In my experience, cheap and OK quality do not coincide unless you've managed to catch yourself a talented newbie that doesn't yet know the value of his/her work. And that's a rare find.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What's the pros and cons to adding my website to my signature?

Another thing you might view as a pro or a con is the way a sig acts as a believability tool. I view a lot of websites posted here, and I use them to solidify the believability of the persons who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Is This Ethical

A non-compete contract would have addressed this issue beforehand, but since it doesn't appear to have existed, you're legally and ethically free to compete.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st March 2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,382
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Will a static webpage rank well in google?

Static sites rank no better or worse than blogs (and vice versa).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What's the best way to prevent Google indexing a bunch of duplicate pages?

Google instructs how to prepare duplicate content on this page: Duplicate content - Webmaster Tools Help (http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=66359)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th February 2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,205
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Warrior Plus New Rules - He Gets 100% access to your business

Tiffany,

Go to Paypal > My Account > Profile > My Settings

Click each link under "More account settings" (A link might say, 'Service Providers')

Click "Remove" for each point of access.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,415
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Is Longer Content Really Better?

My youngest teen suggested that Wikipedia’s bounce rate is so high “cuz nobody wants to sit there and read those long ass articles.” My oldest teen complained about the same thing, and said after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 739
Posted By JOSourcing
Everybody should get a coach?

Someone suggested that I should get a coach (mentor). When I asked why, they simply said because everybody should get one. Nothing more and nothing less than that. So after a weird pause and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,999
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Hiring on Odesk: Fixed price or Hourly?

Wabbit, with fixed-fee projects, oDesk doesn't offer a money-back guarantee, nor does it protect your money with escrowing. Something to think about.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,874
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: Fiverr Blocked Me For No Reason. Can I Get My Money Back?

I don't mean to be a smart @$$, but these kind of surprises should be expected from a service that defines inappropriate transactions as "nonsense or any uncool stuff" in its own legal document...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,304
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: CONSPIRACY NICHE

Coasttocoast AM (previously, the Art Bell Show) has profited from this genre for years.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: How do you protect ideas in development?

Several preventative measures come to mind, as it's nearly impossible to protect a concept from theft short of eliminating the option of outsourcing altogether.


Include an NDA with your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,043
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What turns you off when hiring a writer?

We mustn't forget that any type of work, including test work, can be contracted. Terms can be negotiated, prices can be set, anything can be amicably accomplished when approached in a professional...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,043
Posted By JOSourcing
Re: What turns you off when hiring a writer?

Testing a provider's capabilities is certainly acceptable and actually encouraged within online outsourcing. Its request, of course, should be reasonable and even compensated when particularly...
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