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Forum: Website Design 6th January 2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Worried about copyrighted images

Well, it's Fiverr. :) You can safely assume that the vast, vast majority of designers are using stolen images. Yeah, I'm sure there are 1 or 2 ethical people out there, but the odds are against you. ...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th May 2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,439
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Speaking of Bad Manners

The tire iron that comes with the vehicle is often worthless, especially with the way that mechanics over-torque the lug nuts. Instead, get to the nearest hardware store and pick up a cross-shaped...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd November 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,047
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Things you might not read about Easy Sketch Pro elsewhere and some that you will

SVG images have to be created in a very specific way in order to give that nice line drawing effect. In other words, it may not be the ESP software itself but the way the SVG images have been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,227
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: WARRIOR FORUM SPAM

Some people play "Angry Birds." I play "Find the Spammers."

The posts from spambots are easy to see and I usually leave those alone, because I know they will be reported. I go after the more...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th July 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Please check grammar

I would use "information about this property".

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Plase criticize this video - made for a local client

It looks good! Agree that you need a more pleasant audio track. I'd be inclined to add some captions mentioning the types of sushi available, using descriptive words to get a sushi lover's mouth...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,399
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Is $250/minute for whiteboard animation reasonable?

If the illustrations are hand drawn specifically for your topic/video, then it's not a bad price.

If you don't know the difference between Sparkol videos and custom illustrated whiteboard videos,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 30th May 2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,266
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Powerpoint presentation

If you want to try Powerpoint out and see if you can import your Impress files, you can get a fully functional 30-day trial version for free. Just google it.

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th May 2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: When making whiteboard vids what comes first drawing or voiceover?

The video is created around the voiceover.

I create a video draft based on the written script. Then I add a pre-recorded voiceover and fine-tune the timing of the animation to match the audio....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 522
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: how much money are you loosing?

Gee, how nice of you to point it out. It would be even nicer if you'd STOP STEALING.

Don't blame others for your disgusting behaviour.
Forum: Social Media 3rd May 2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,406
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: How to prevent Multiple Youtube Accounts to get banned

If you're going to be running Youtube channels for clients, get them to create the gmail and Youtube accounts and provide you with all the login info (including any secret questions and answers that...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 29th April 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Long Term Content Writers Needed!

You made at least 6 errors in two short sentences. THAT'S WHY.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,127
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Good bye and good luck.

You spam the forum with scraped (stolen) content and links to your crappy website. After weeks of this abuse, you lose your signature privileges. Then you have the gall to whine about it.

You're...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th April 2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Good voiceover software?

Might be the wrong section, I don't know. Anyway, having an excellent mic, pop filter, and a soundproof recording room is 90% of the battle. Audacity is a good (and free) audio software to record and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,904
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: URGENT! Newbie wakes up with 7/24hour fiverr gigs. Ratings at risk!

Contact some buyers, offer them a freebie if they cancel their order without giving a thumbs down.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Youtube Videos

Hi Anne,

The second part of your question is easy - you're trying to upload something that isn't a video. Check the extension of the file - it should be mp4, avi, mov, or wmv. Youtube also accepts...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: unique articles??

People who advertise "unique" articles that appear as original content (but don't say anything about actually writing the articles) are actually stealing an article on the required topic and then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Camtasia and MP4 intro - How to combine them?

Yeah, what StevenJones said.

Also, if you haven't shut down Camtasia recently, do that and then re-open the program.

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: How to save my videos??

Here's a suggestion for you:

Download the 30 day free trial of Camtasia.

Import your recording to Camtasia and drag it to the timeline. (If you don't have an .mp4 or .avi file from Active...
Forum: Copywriting 1st March 2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: How To Turn A Noun Into A Verb

And this is why I love the English language.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: A question about my first WSO..

Assuming that the product (in general) is acceptable as a WSO, then yes, you can do this. You just need to give Warriors a "better deal," which could mean a coupon for extra services, some extra...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th February 2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 948
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Holistic remedys for my Dog

Have you looked at his food? Some dogs do better, in general, on a grain-free diet.

I haven't found any natural remedies for allergic dogs. Bathing once a week with a medicated shampoo (from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,248
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: How to Choose a Writer?

Actually, your English isn't good enough to judge the quality of English writing by others. Your best bet is to find people knowledgeable in the field to write valuable, information-packed content....
Forum: Warriors For Hire 8th February 2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,839
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Product Review Videos, Whiteboard Animation, Video Scribing

Thanks, Timothy!

That's a great question - I sent you a PM about it.
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th February 2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,681
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Offline/Local Video Marketing

Re: GoAnimate, I just wanted to point out that the terms of use are not good for business purposes (unless things have changed in the past six months or so). Use it at your own risk. :)

Animoto is...
Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,979
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: VSL (Video Sales Letter) Software: What Tools Are Best/Most Useful?

Here's one (no affiliation):
Attraction Formula by Paul Janka (http://www.attractionformula.com/)

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Forum: Copywriting 28th January 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,979
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: VSL (Video Sales Letter) Software: What Tools Are Best/Most Useful?

I use Camtasia instead of Windows Movie Maker, but otherwise, you've got it right. Camtasia is much better for synching up the audio to the text on screen (and you will need to make some adjustments,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,179
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Gay and Lesbian Niche - Anyone Interested Or Experienced?

Of course gays and lesbians buy and consume the same products as everyone else, for the most part. That doesn't mean they aren't a niche unto themselves.

If you're selling dishwashers, you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: correct this for me please

What the heck is a "unique love sensation" and how does that relate to a logo?

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Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th January 2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Outsourcing Taken To Extremes - lol

I'd call that fraud, and certainly nothing to admire. But what do I know?

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Any recommendations on where to buy a "cartoon" video for my sales page?

The video at the beginning of the thread, and the ones you noted in your post, are expensive because they are true animation, with lots of precise movements, customized characters, etc.

If you...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 10th January 2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 584
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: "Sweaty Geek" - Do it have any meaning in English?

You're completely missing the point. "Sweaty" is an unappealing word. "Sweaty" is the word that is the problem. When you put it together with "geek," you create a disgusting mental image. The two...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th December 2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Do you publish your article first before checking to copyscape?

You can do a basic check even without Copyscape. Run individual sentences or phrases (in quotes) through Google and see if anything comes up.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,204
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Sound quality issues Camtasia...

1) Get Audacity (free audio editing software).
2) Export the audio track from Camtasia (Produce special -> Export audio as...).
3) Import the audio into Audacity. Use "noise removal" function....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Thank you - Why dont we thank each other more?

That's crap, IMO. Every week or so someone starts a thread to complain about a lack of "thanks." Well, prove it. Find a well-thought-out, useful, or funny post (that wasn't copied from somewhere...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Landing page critics??

The video looks nice, but the text in it is too small, doesn't stay in view long enough to read, and contains several errors.

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Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th December 2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Thinking about getting a dog

One point that no one has mentioned yet - never buy a dog from a pet store. They are ALL puppy mill dogs or dogs from careless backyard breeders trying to make a quick buck. No breeder worthy of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Createive Handwriting/Whiteboard technique for Youtube Video Marketing

You go to Videohive.net, buy this template:
After Effects Project Files - The Notebook | VideoHive...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,870
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Is Fiverr Legit? Is Anyone Using Fiverr for article creation?

In gigs like this, the seller steals some articles and adds some code that makes the article look "unique" to the search engines. It's complete garbage.

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Forum: Offline Marketing 30th November 2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Selling Niche Videos Offline Help Please?

I don't think you need to worry about the duplicate video error. Even a tiny change in the video makes it unique. I'd suggest testing it out for yourself with a simple video - change the first and...
Forum: Website Design 26th November 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Is it business-suicide to tell customers I am *LGBT friendly* on my web design site? I amTransge

You're being a little paranoid. :)

Display the LGBT sites proudly in your portfolio. Most people won't notice or care. Business owners want a great website and if you can deliver, that's all that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th November 2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Camtasia noise removal

Record the audio separately in Audacity (or similar audio editing program) and then clean it up using the noise removal tools, before importing it to Camtasia. Works great!

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Forum: Offline Marketing 17th November 2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Proshow Gold - Branded???

The free trial of Proshow Gold has a watermark, which makes the videos unusable for any purpose. The paid version has no branding at all.
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Forum: Copywriting 22nd October 2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,425
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: My Copy Formula that gets me 3% covnersion rates

You just can't admit when you're wrong, can you?

It's not jargon, it's correct and idiomatic English, as spoken by educated native English speakers.

Here are the facts:

You do not use a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,694
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Free Video Intro. Maker Site - It's killing me!

Website video creation - create high-end video and animation online in your website browser (http://www.flixpress.com/)

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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,718
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Outsourcing to Pakistan NIGHTMARE

Or you could just outsource to someone who communicates fluently in your language, understands your culture, and shares a similar work ethic. Here's a hint - you'll NEVER find those things from a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Is youtube the best way to put videos on website?

Amazon S3 is used by a lot of marketers, and it's free up to a certain point. You can use Vimeo if you choose the paid version which allows for commercial use.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: A question for the Maths/Excel gurus!

Well, you can do just about anything you want with enough formulas. You need to decide what the cutoff number is - for instance, if 3 is the lowest criteria score you want to accept, you could apply...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: A question for the Maths/Excel gurus!

Can you handle an IF function?

If we assume that each fruit is on a separate line (1,2,3) and each criteria is in a separate column (A,B,C) then this formula tests whether the value of zero is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 774
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: How do you improve your writing?

I'm pleased to see so many people recommend reading as the way to improve your writing. After all, if you've never read good prose, how can you possibly create it?



Well put, and very true.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,624
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Is This Quality Article?

Learn what? That the Internet is full of garbage, produced by scammers who can't even write one sentence in English? We already know that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: What reason must I write for NO FREE REVIEW option?

If you get those requests, report them using the red triangle report button. The posts will be removed (since they break the rules).

Try not to worry about such things too much. Just put together...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 608
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Warriors Take Home Assignment

Your first post was three years ago. If you haven't figured it out by now, you never will.

How old are you? Are you the original owner of this account or did you buy it from someone? Your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: QUICK amazon question - I need help please

Yes, you'll get paid by cheque. Doesn't matter where you live, what matters is which Amazon site the buyer goes through. If your traffic is mostly Americans, they will buy from Amazon.com; therefore...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: Issue with Wordpress...

You don't "download Wordpress" to your personal computer or laptop (unless you are a super-techy person or a developer). You buy website hosting, then you install Wordpress to your account. Many web...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Gail_Curran
Re: [VIDEO QUESTION] How Many Videos Are Too Many?

Regardless of how many videos you are making, you should have a separate channel for each niche.
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