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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: What the hell is this, i got $-2.57 from amazon

They won't actually send you a bill. It was just appear as a negative until you generate more sales to push it back onto the positive side.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,755
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Anyone else get a Book in the mail from Clickbank recently? Get Rich Click

Yea, I got mine last week too. Flipped through it but haven't had a chance to dig in. Looks like good stuff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2010, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Scam or opportunity??? Website owners - see this email

Why a scam? Maybe it's just a text link broker looking to legitimately buy a link on your site. These types of deals can be very lucrative if you work them right.

As far as placing the link...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 905
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: A Step By Step Guide For Manually Updating Your Wordpress

Thanks Leslie for the step by step guide. I've read through a couple of other "how to" articles and they always left me scratching my head.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,784
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Ezinearticles getting into the most viewed section...

Hey Alexa,

EZA changed that some time back. Now the Most Viewed section is only for articles 60 days or younger. I assume it was to mix things up a bit and prevent the same articles from being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,871
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Ezinearticles refuses to publish my article

When you achieve Platinum status they send you a mug in the mail.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,716
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: How Would You Monetize a Fiction Site?

Hi Dan,

Have you considered setting up a members-only area and charging a small monthly fee? You could include a forum where members can mingle and ask their favorite author questions, and get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Article Linkbuilding Without Ezine

Hey Jon,

EZA recently revised that policy and posted about it on their blog. If your article is under 400 words the 3 word limit applies. But if your article is over 400 words you can have up to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,410
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Search with filetype:pdf

That doesn't just go for pdfs...copying any content is called plagiarism.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,453
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Make a prediction. What will happen with the purchased traffic I bought? :)

I predict a thousand visits with an average time on site of 0:01. No sales.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Which domain name you think sounds better?

Agreed. You have to keep your target market in mind. Get Good Pay sounds like something that would attract minimum wage workers looking to find a better job. Upper Office implies more than a just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Where is this traffic coming from?

Ahhh, so its just a generic term for smaller search engines. Cool, thanks.

Got to love the WF for the near instantaneous answers to your questions!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By MikeCollins
Where is this traffic coming from?

Hey Warriors,

I noticed a sudden spike in traffic for one of my niche sites and while looking at my Google Analytics account I couldn't figure out the source. I'm used to seeing google, bing,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: New change at EzineArticles

Imagine if people took all the time they've been spending complaining and used it to write some high-quality articles that wouldn't get rejected.

:rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: How to Make Changes to My Website?

You can use a 301 redirect to let the search engines know that the content has moved to a new page.

You can either do it through .htaccess which would look like this:

redirect 301...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: EZA Accusing Legitimate Article Writers of Keyword Spamming?

I wouldn't take it personally. Alexa is right, it's just an automated filter that sounds the alarm at 2%. I hit it sometimes and it only takes a minute or two to swap in a synonym or rewrite a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,137
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Ezine Articles Is banning Like Crazy, Are YOU Next?

Wow, I can't believe I just read 4 pages of this! It's amazing how much of a controversy this is causing. Let me just say a few things and then I'll quietly go back to my corner. :)

1. Too many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: ezinearticles domain forwarding

Does the merchant you are forwarding to provide statistics to their affiliates? Just preview your article in EZA and click on it to make sure it works properly. Then check your stats and see if the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,772
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Somebody needs to petition ClickBank...

For non-IM products your frame/encrypted html solution would probably work fine (though I'm not sure CB or the vendor would be 100% ok with it). But for the IM crowd its not that hard a nut to crack....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,772
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Somebody needs to petition ClickBank...

I agree it would be great if Clickbank added that as an option. On the one hand the vendor would probably lose some sales because some people simply won't buy if they can't use their own affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: New to Worrier Forum

LOL...I don't know if you misspelled Warrior on purpose or if it was a typo, but I bet you get a lot more people to view the thread like that.

Welcome aboard! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Step By Step to Get eBook Listed on Amazon

Hey Tiffany, there was a post in the war room awhile back offering a free report on self-publishing on Amazon. I can't speak for the quality since I haven't read it myself but it did get a lot of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Suggestions for high converting wordpress themes

The theme you choose can have a big impact on AdSense conversion rates, but people aren't going to make a purchase through your affiliate link because they like your theme. Its the quality of your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Debate re landing pages/mini sites

I'd say if you're using PPC for traffic you should send them to a single landing page that is designed strictly for converting them into a paying customer.

But you should also have some content...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 699
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Biggest IM mistake you have made so far?

Trying to do 50 million things at one time instead of just focusing and putting all my energy into one project at a time.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By MikeCollins
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,291
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: War room...worth it?

It will probably be the best $37 you spend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,131
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Do You Want to succeed in Internet Marketing? You must be Different Take a lesson from this old

That is some fine story telling. And what a lesson. Everyone is always looking for the magic/turn-key/instant solution to their problems. They waste all this time running around looking for the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st July 2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,205
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Top 10 All Time TV Comedies

The Honeymooners is #1 for me too. I have the Classic 39 on dvd and watch them with my kids. I've seen them so many times I can practically recite entire episodes but I STILL laugh out loud!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Clickbank / AWeber - Expiring Vouchers / Special Offers

DLGuard offers coupon functionality but I don't think they offer expiring coupons yet. I remember reading on the DLG forum that an expiring coupon feature was planned for a future release though. Sam...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: old warrior forum URL anyone?

I could be wrong but I don't think the Search function still works. You can browse through the threads but the main folder alone has 1368 pages of threads!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Demistify Clickbank - How does it really work.

John, the Clickbank Marketplace doesn't list conversion rate. That was probably added by the Vendor as part of the description so keep in mind that may or may not be accurate.

Mike
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,424
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Can You Still Make Money Through Yahoo Answers??

You can't post affiliate links of any kind in Yahoo Answers. Even if you're slick and use tinyurl or another kind of redirect, its pretty obvious and you'll get banned quickly.

What you can do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Domain Renewal - I Got A Great Deal In The Mail

I get those damn letters all the time and immediately toss them in the trash. Sad thing is I bet a lot of people don't know any better and that's what these companies are counting on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Can a Clickbank thankyou page be an Aweber form

You could always make the signup optional. On your thank you page have a download link so they grab what you sold them and then have a form they can fill out to sign up for your newletter. The key is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Clickbank Vendor question.

Was that with the same Clickbank ID or a new one? You can sell up to 500 different products with a single ID and only the first one is reviewed and approved. But if you use setup a separate vendor...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th July 2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 86,870
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Best product you've purchased?

DLGuard, Aweber, Chris Rempel's Lazy Affiliate, and this War Room Membership...just picked up a bunch of Big Mike's bot products and I think they'll be added to this list too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Sales Tax Digital Products-WA State

This happened in NJ not so long ago. It just means you have to collect sales tax on digital sales to people who live in your state. Its kind of a pain...just more hoops to jump through to make a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Linking from article directories

Ideally you should have articles pointing to pages throughout your site. Some should link to your home page and others to the various inner pages. This will help build up your overall link...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Who Are the Ad Wizards that Develop Stupid Security Questions?

This reminds me of a recent ordeal I went through with my cable company. I've logged in with no trouble for years with just a username and password. Suddenly after logging in it wouldn't let me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: CB down for anyone else?

Its a scheduled outage I think. I remember seeing a heads up about it on the CB login page a few days ago.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,616
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Do You REALLY Want Product Creators To Tell The Truth About Scarcity?

I think some of your readers were mad because they assumed your deadline was artificial and wouldn't be enforced. We've all seen this tactic used so many times that we've been conditioned to expect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2009, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Online Income - Self Employment / Working for Others

No offense, but how much freedom can $50 a day get you? Even though you're willing to work long hours 7 days a week you're only talking about $18,000 a year. With that kind of work ethic you can do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,572
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Hosting - How much do you pay a month?

I use both hostgator and bluehost. No complaints with either.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,469
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Ken Leatherman Family To All Warriors - Thank You

Ken, she is absolutely beautiful.

Like many Warriors I have young children (2 girls just about Olivia's age) and when I first received the email of the tragic news I felt like I had been kicked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,925
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Ken Leatherman Needs Prayers and Thoughts

Oh my goodness, this is horrible. As a father of 5 and 3 year old girls I can't imagine what I'd do if something happened to them.

My sincerest sympathies to you and your family Ken.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th May 2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,729
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Another newbie tried to sell me an "Article Marketing Course"

Achilles, if no one is selling something it could be because no one is buying. Competition is a good thing because it means there is demand. There's definitely a lot of crap products in the "make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 996
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: 15 People Needed To Review A Report On Creating Information Products Fast

Welly,
If you still need some feedback I'd be willing to take a look. I can't promise a positive review but I'll give you my honest thoughts.

Mike
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Blog Commenting

The key is to actually contribute something to the discussion. Demonstrate that you actually read the post and offer your opinion on it or ask a follow up question. If you offer thoughtful comments...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Some people are just never satisfied!

I completely agree with you Bill, that's why I tried to be accomodating to her initial request. But my spidey-sense told me the more I respond the more I'd be feeding into it and it would just be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By MikeCollins
Some people are just never satisfied!

Have you ever bent over backwards trying to get a sale or make a customer happy and it still wasn't enough? In addition to bending over backwards they wanted you to do a somersault, a cartwheel, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By MikeCollins
New Jersey Warriors - I'm looking for a tax attorney/accountant

Can anyone in the northern New Jersey area recommend a good tax attorney/accountant? I've been doing everything on my own up to now but I'm planning to ramp up my earnings in 2009 and so I want to...
Forum: Warrior Forum News 21st December 2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 38,406
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: My Mind Is Blown From the War Room

To anyone who is on the fence about paying to join the War Room...do it! It's probably the smartest $37 you can spend towards your business.
Forum: temphidden 21st December 2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 312,049
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: My Mind Is Blown From the War Room

To anyone who is on the fence about paying to join the War Room...do it! It's probably the smartest $37 you can spend towards your business.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th December 2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,241
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: My $15 Membership Site Blueprint..

Wow, thanks for sharing your plan John. I've been thinking about starting a membership site and this model seems really simple and straightforward. I hope you have lots of luck with it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,336
Posted By MikeCollins
Re: Things You Should Know About Warrior Members

Great post Alan. I'm also a long time reader who doesn't post very often but I think should make more of an effort to be social, make friends, and give back. Perhaps I'll make it my New Year's...
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