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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,155
Posted By Soren
Re: To Spin or Not to Spin Articles?

To spin is to spam, so ask yourself if you're awesome - or a spammer? Spam is "black hat" and pollutes the web, and waste peoples precious time. This is the wrong way to make money and it will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

From a developers point of view that wouldn't be hard. PayPal has an API for full integration with their system.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

Okay now I'm confused. What do you mean?

I know one thing.. nothing happens when I do hit the refund button for the specific sale. It is kind of misleading because a pop up does come up, in which...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

I feel like a newbie, but I've definitely learnt that lesson now, although it makes it very easy to pay JV partners, which is cool.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

But if I could go into w+ and the refund buttons actually worked like it should (refund that client without requesting acceptance from the affiliate (scammer) or without the customer filed a refund...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

I totally agree with you man.

But the thing I want to highlight from my experience, is that there is NO good reason as to why they should get away with a scam like that.

We can never avoid...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
Re: W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

I realize that was quite stupid of me, yes, but it makes no sense that I as the vendor, don't have FULL control over whether or not I want to refund a client - even if that client didn't file a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Soren
W+ affiliate PP chargeback loop hole?

I had my first "refund" (or not really a refund but...) ever as a vendor, and it got me thinking...

In my case it's coming from a kind of suspicious affiliate through the w+ platform. I say...
Forum: Offline Marketing 8th March 2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,895
Posted By Soren
Re: What's a good Wordpress theme for creating starter websites?

Mark it's obvious you have some sort of interest in promoting the theme, which of course if fine... but they already do a pretty good job marketing it themselves... enough said.

Please refrain...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 5th March 2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By Soren
Re: Sales Copy, Sales Letter, Don’t You Want A Copywriter Who Knows Your Product As Well As You Do?

Unlike other copywriters, Mercedes didn't just send me a 19 questions long standard questionaire, where you end up spending hours trying to answer the seemingly impossible questions that you really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By Soren
Re: affiliate marketing to your list.

I lost respect for every single "guru" who's email list I signed up for in the past.

You sign up because you're interested in learning from a guy you see as an expert, or because you're interested...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,840
Posted By Soren
Re: Product Creators: Do you worry about pirates/black hat sites?

http://thedrbuffexperience.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Flowchart.jpg

As soon as you post your WSO, if it's looking good, you can be sure someone will post a request in the blackhat...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Soren
Re: AppSumo thoughts and suggestions

I'd like to know this as well, since I just went through their partnership application, but couldn't find a single place stating what's in it for them. I mean... how much does it cost for us to have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd January 2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Soren
How long can you wait to pay for a WSO

1 hour ago I posted a WSO.

Thought It'd be posted immediately, but then I found out it could take up to 1½ day..

My problem is I'm going on a 1 week vacation in about 30 hours (hopefully they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By Soren
Re: Protect Your Commercial WP Theme: License & Copyright

superowid: Believe me, my english is THAT bad!
Also Jill is right... I only work for myself for $100/hr - I charge at least twice that amount for client project - unless it's a friend, partner......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By Soren
Re: Protect Your Commercial WP Theme: License & Copyright

Mark: Your reply lead me to this article (http://ottopress.com/2011/why-you-should-use-gpl-for-commercial-themes/), which points out why GPL could potentionally be a "not so bad" idea instead of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By Soren
Re: Protect Your Commercial WP Theme: License & Copyright

"Copyright protection extends to all the copyrightable expression embodied
in the computer program. Copyright protection is not available for ideas, program
logic, algorithms, systems, methods,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By Soren
Re: Protect Your Commercial WP Theme: License & Copyright

Jill thanks, but it wasn't exactly what I meant. I know how to setup memberships when a payment is verified from paypal/authorize.net, create user accounts and make a theme authorize against my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2012, 02:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,050
Posted By Soren
Protect Your Commercial WP Theme: License & Copyright

Hi,

For the past 6 months I've been investing more than $100.000 (in developing hours), in a new Wordpress theme. Before I release it to the public, I want to make sure that I've "commercialized"...
Forum: Programming 30th August 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,856
Posted By Soren
Re: Eclipse vs NetBeans vs PhpStorm

Definitely Netbeans! Why? Because it's sexy, and it makes WP even sexier ;-)
Forum: Website Design 6th May 2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Soren
Re: Excellent Foundation for CSS

Really guys... you should look into Bootstrap (twitter.github.com/bootstrap/) instead of the old 960.gs. It'll save you a lot of time, when you get used to it :)
Forum: Website Design 6th May 2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,146
Posted By Soren
Multiple H1 titles on a page?

Hello,

I'm a quite experienced programmer, webdeveloper and thought I knew it all about SEO.. until I noticed yoast, seobook, seomoz etc is all using H1 tags, where it really doesn't always make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By Soren
Re: Do people really think High ratio of Thanks to Posts = reputable and likely to be correct?

I know a lot of people have "thanks-buddies" (who just thanks them every time they write something stupid), so no, you really shouldn't measure people by their thanks to post ratios. Even though I'm...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th January 2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,972
Posted By Soren
Re: Which Is Better for Launching a WSO: JVZoo or Warrior Plus. I say it's...

What a GREAT idea!!!... and actually it got me thinking a second time, before posting my upcoming WSO... I didn't think about "freeloaders" since I usually don't have a problem with refunds because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,054
Posted By Soren
Re: How Frank Kern Makes Millions

I think you're sooo incredibly wrong. You sound almost like one of the GURU's now ;-)

If you're not only thinking about how to milk your list for best profit, but if you deliver value to them over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,072
Posted By Soren
Re: Frank Kern New image...

Absolute positioning relative to cented wrapper with a negative margin

background: transparent url(http:// pathto/file.jpg);

Nothing unusual about that.

However there's a huge trade off,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Soren
1 Product - Multiple Affiliate Networks [Just a thought]

Hello,

I was just thinking...

With all those new promising affiliate networks breathing down Clickbanks throat, would you be tempted to try and promote your products on multiple affiliate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Soren
Re: Most Amazing Bounce Rate EVER!

Congratulations. A bounce rate below 10% is pretty awesome!

I'd also be curious to get to see the site you're referring to, since the improvements you've made sounds nothing short of amazing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By Soren
Re: How Many Words is too Much?

Hard to say, but if you're a decent writer, try to limit yourself to no more than 500-800 words per page max, or even better, split up your content so people will have to browse multiple pages.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th December 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Soren
Re: SEO Question on prefixes

No, not at all. Many SEO professionals doesn't use www but just http://

I've never used the www prefix either, and I've never had any problems outranking my competitors.

Just remember to always...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,576
Posted By Soren
Re: I banned a WSO Plus affiliate sending traffic - did I do the right thing?

I didn't have to read more than: "[..]Don't **** with me. The conversation proves that you're an idiot stealing traffic[..]"

No matter what the reason might be causing this behavior, I'd never...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,728
Posted By Soren
Re: Is there a good free antivirus out there?

Microsoft Security Essentials + Avast
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th December 2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Soren
Re: How many links do you build for a 2nd tier?

If it's something controversial, simply letting the social medias, ping.fm/onlywire make it viral, might suffice..

If not, sometimes writing 2-5 QUALITY articles and posting them MANUALLY, will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,033
Posted By Soren
Re: How do you store passwords of different sites on your PC?

Lastpress premium - lastpress.com - Just as good (in my opinion) as Roboform but it only costs $1/mth.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,507
Posted By Soren
Re: Got a death threat today from an irate customer

I'm sorry to hear you've been threatened, however, if you're giving high risk advice in certain niches, which potentionally could ruin peoples lives, then it was just a matter of time, sadly.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th December 2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,294
Posted By Soren
Re: How many times can you submit a spun article?

Article spinning is spam. There's really no other way to put it.

To answer your question, it depends on how much useless junk you want to put out there. Hopefully and usually Google does a good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By Soren
Re: How Marketing With Honesty Will Get You A Long Way

I wish more marketers had the same values, morals and ethics like you... The rest, clearly don't know what marketing i essentially all about. They're merely practitioning manipulation and deception...
Forum: Copywriting 23rd December 2011, 05:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,225
Posted By Soren
Re: Whats up with the LENGTHY videos on sales pages?

I too am not a big fan of those 10 minutes + videos you can't even pause or see the duration of.

However a direct to cam, pausable video above your written sales letter, telling you additional...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd December 2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 779
Posted By Soren
Re: Too many crappy links to my site...Should I start over on a new domain?

There's no reason to start over. A couple of hundred a month isn't that bad either, is it? I mean it's better than to start from 0 right? :)

If google buried sites like that, you could just spam...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By Soren
Re: HTML To Wordpress??

"The website is tiny with only 4 pages including the homepage and has little content."

What would it take ($$/time) to convert that to wordpress? That's how we landed on 30 minutes - 1 hour / 50 -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Soren
Re: Will adding an adj before KW hurt ranking?

Noone knows this for sure except the google team, but..

Some people do believe that if you can't get the exact match domain, you should add an additional word _AFTER_ your keyword.

I don't know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Soren
Re: how to do a wordpress redirect?

You already have one Sean, just look in the root of your domain and open it in a text editor like notepad :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By Soren
Re: HTML To Wordpress??

He's getting the job done.. geez.

yukon, to your information some people have NO clue who to turn to, in order to improve their online presence, and get it done. Sometimes there's a need for a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By Soren
Re: HTML To Wordpress??

You got it :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By Soren
Re: how to do a wordpress redirect?

The most SEO friendly redirect is the 301 redirect. Usually you do it in a PHP file containing the following code:

<?php header("Location: google.com"); ?>

But in your case you'd probably want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By Soren
Re: HTML To Wordpress??

He'll develop it locally on his own computer using XAMPP or something similar. He just needs the HTML files and images. Basically all the files placed in your clients root directory for that site,...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd December 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 550
Posted By Soren
Re: Happy Christmas IM'ers!!!

And a merry christmas to you too :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By Soren
Re: HTML To Wordpress??

If the programmer is strong in Wordpress and PHP, and it's a small site as you wrote, it could be done in actually 30 minutes - an hour at most. That's that my teacher is telling us anyway....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Soren
Re: BMR or SocialMonkee for Gambling Sites...

In my opinion the gambling niche is one of the few truly un-ethical niches.

Think a little: why is the quality services not happy about your niche (and porn etc)?

I recommend you turn around,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By Soren
Re: Are review sites worth making after panda update?

If you focus on just 1 niche, and stay away from the "tech" niche, if you write extensive original hands on reviews, backed up by videos and photos, if you tell your story and the results you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,431
Posted By Soren
Re: How did you make your first $10?

I wrote 1 squidoo lens

Put out 1 quality article on Ezinearticles, linking to the lens I've just created.

The next day when I woke up, I had made a sale and my first $25.88.

That's how I got...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Soren
Re: Price comparison vs in-depth reviews

Oh I see, I completely understand your question now :)

People searching for reviews are highly targeted visitors already. If you do a good job, if you address all their fears of being scammed,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 641
Posted By Soren
Re: Guest blogger links - what do you think of this?

Usually what I do, is to make a deal with my guest bloggers.

They get a high pr top quality backlink (I know SEO and how expensive these links are), so usually we email each other back and forth,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd December 2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Soren
Re: Price comparison vs in-depth reviews

I'm not sure I understand your question correctly, but I was amazed of the difference regarding conversion, when I took the time to set up a price comparison chart. (you only need to do this once!)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Soren
Re: Who should my registrar be?

I actually transferred my domains from godaddy to namecheap, because I felt it was filled with ads and that they were constantly trying to sell me something additional I really wasn't interested in....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st December 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Soren
Re: Who should my registrar be?

I transferred all my domains to namecheap. I love it and highly recommend it!
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