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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,125
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Internet Marketing Degrees?

Why do you need a worthless piece of paper?

Degrees are from the old world of "education" and "work" - control - IM is the brave new world where you qualify yourself to achieve anything you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Need your help on Hosting confussion

That one is dead now.

It came from the notion that you can build loads of sites on different IP addresses, cross link them and boost your rankings. There were a whole plethora of now defunct...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Is there really such a thing as financial freedom?

Lots of good and wise answers here.

Financial freedom is only worth something if you are happy and can provide yourself and family with all genuine needs - that is real Freedom.

I see so and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,086
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: "You just need to focus & be willing to work hard" - How True Is This?

Focus definitely, hard never.

We work smarter not harder.

Dedication, discipline, commitment and ideally passion are all required.

So many people sit in front of a PC all day, doing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,212
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: another big lie.. i've been succesfully earning online for 10 years..

Steady on - you will give those of us who really have been earning online for 10 years a bad name :D

I can tell you that 10 years ago the Internet was very different today for IM. Far fewer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,976
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Stop Killing Your Article Marketing Efforts With Those STUPID TITLES!!!

I have thanked you for this Allen because it also raises the greater issue of headlines and titles generally.

It is no coincidence that the top copywriters place such great emphasis on the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Please opine about directory

Article directory by far.

Google sees them as genuine content sites and not just bunches of links.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Proof that Article Marketing Still Works

Excellent. You just got further than many would be IM'ers. You took action and were rewarded.

Getting started and getting that first sale is often the hardest for most.

Now just take that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,438
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Is it safe to give my bank details to a Nigerian prospect?

Too risky.

Suggest Western Union or MoneyGram.

If he has a bank account he can also send you a Bank Check or whatever.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Articles For Backlinks Only - GOOD or BAD??

Throw back to the old days - cannot possibly work now at best, wrecks more perfectly good strategies for others at worst.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Great Expectations... greater disappointments

Not acceptable by any standards.

As has been suggested, you should post your experiences in detail within the appropriate forum.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Do you use WordPress or a website, and why?

WP is fine for adding content, and of course its structure lends itself well to SEO - if that is an issue - but for overall flexibility to create a professional looking site with all necessary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Winds of Change-Article Marketing

Thanks - yes that is actually what I was indicating although I could have phrased it better in retrospect :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Winds of Change-Article Marketing

It is not an abuse of service in that respect. It is rather the way the service is used - or abused - depending on how you look at it.

Providing people stick within the rules there are few issues,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Winds of Change-Article Marketing

Well Squidoo, like other social sites, where not created as profit ventures. Most of these sites, Facebook for example, where creates as hobbies which exploded beyond the expectations of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,489
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Kid Steals Moms Credit Card to Buy from Me

Parental responsibility.

There is no way that should have happened however you look at it.

Not your fault. I would have probably given the parent some:) friendly advice
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 969
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Got Any Tips For A 19 Year Old Marketer?

Absolutely true.

Do not exchange a 9 to 5 office for a 9 to midnight computer chair.

Life is for Living.

Life is Joy.

Life is Freedom.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Winds of Change-Article Marketing

This trend has happened since the beginning of IM.

New innovative service.

Attracts lots of Internet users.

IM'ers move in like a plague of locusts.

IM'ers abuse the service and devalue...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 03:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Do you use WordPress or a website, and why?

Wordpress - in my view - is only appropriate for blogging based IM business where blogging is the first priority, monetising it the second.

People treat WP as a content management system and it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Best Hosting for UK Sites?

You can host a .co.uk on Hostgator or anywhere else.

Domain and host are completely independent.

I would say for a single site Hostgator is the best option for your .co.uk.

BTW, I personally...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 866
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: What Do You Wish You'd Known When You Were An IM Newbie?

12 years ago we were all newbies in a brave new world :)

Apart from the fact that there were less than a million users, there were no reference points for IM. I guess we were the trailblazers...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st July 2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Whats the fastest that you can get indexed in Google?

You an get pre-indexed in hours.

This is a preliminary index where Google will give you the "benefit of the doubt" and give you a good ranking if the other factors are correct.

But soon -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Best Hosting for UK Sites?

You do not need a UK host.

Datacenters in the US have far greater resources and connectivity, and with today's hardware - routers, switches etc - together with broadband connections that are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: best, most accurate keyword tool?

I agree completely.

Since we are primarily interested in Google, why would we need any other stats which have such a vast sampling anyway?

A few years back I would use services such as...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,602
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Is there any alternative to Paul & Angela's backlinks?

The important thing to keep in mind is that it is not so much the links as the way they are used. Correct linking that stays under the Google radar is an art to be learned before playing with any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Article Marketing : 12 Live Articles, 2,527 Views, 87 URL Clicks, 100 Profile Views, What Next?

Aside from the comments on the click-through rate - which is low - your main challenge will be keeping the articles ranked high enough after Google fully index them.

Some people just keep adding...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,425
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Can You Still Make Money Through Yahoo Answers??

Providing it is not abused.

That said - it is easy for Yahoo to police it, so of all the strategies out there, Yahoo Answers seems to me to be right up there among the best for direct traffic -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 969
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Got Any Tips For A 19 Year Old Marketer?

Hey Preben - great post :)

Well I am one of those over 40 so I don't mind about the age inference :)

But you highlight a very relevant point - you are a kid of the Internet generation like my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

But is is the way you are looking at my posts from your own perspective.

Look again at what you quoted:

Trust me - I'm not. But a lot more people lurk on these forums than post on them, and if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Well I definitely agree with you there. IM should definitely be fun.

So why are you taking my posts so seriously - and defensively :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Adam: I will restrict myself to the relevant and substantive points.

On the linking - Google look for natural linking patterns. Adding one or maybe even two backlinks per month would not trip any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 05:10 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Well I can't say I remember you from previous posts but still :)

Yes I was apc01 when I first joined, but then I decided to use my full name instead of a handle and asked the forum admin to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

ExRat: Yes I do own my own forums - one of which was established in 2002 and has hundreds of thousands of posts and tens of thousands of members. My forums are in self-improvement which is my main...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Yes Angela - Google know about all these sites and what IM'ers are up to, and I know for sure they are constantly under review.

And yes - no one knows Google's internal policies or attitudes or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 02:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: The End Of IM As We Know It

Well "Internet Marketing" is becoming a bit of a misnomer.

Whereas before we use the phrase "Internet Marketing" to distinguish it from "offline marketing" in reality it is all still marketing but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

I am not suggesting what I am saying is the absolute truth, and do not represent it as such.

It is however by absolute experience and knowledge of the past 12 years in IM that I choose to freely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

All good points worth noting.

And yes - even if the home page of a forum is PR 8 or whatever, the inner pages will not be because of the considerable link dilution on forums.

I operate my own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

I personally do not see posting a link in a profile is wrong at all. If the facility has been provided by the site owner to add a link, then that is fair game. Cynical maybe, but legit nevertheless....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

It is not about paranoia, it is about quality in the eyes of Google.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Now why would I do that? It really makes no difference to me.

The point I am making is that if people have so many hours per day to engage in their IM business - by necessity or choice - it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

I did not imply it was wrong. but rather, in my view, a misdirection of efforts in the context of sites allowing links to be placed by anyone.

"Search Engine Optimisation" implies optimising your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: What keeps someone from ripping your product and selling it as their own?

If anyone rips off my products I just hit the hosting provider and payment processor with a DMCA notice copied to the offender.

Usually the copied product disappears within 24 hours.

In general...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

I agree to a point, but I like to look at things, Google in this case from a more fundamental perspective.

Larry Page and Sergey Brin had this dream of a search engine that worked like references...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Is there really such a thing as financial freedom?

That is it exactly.

Everyone has a different idea bout what they wish for in Life, from very simple to very sophisticated - read "materialistic".

If IM provides you with everything you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

ExRat:

I am sharing the benefit of my own experience - not stating it is absolute.

I have noticed that rather than sharing the benefit your own experience you find it more gratifying to debunk...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Yes absolutely.

Google look at the whole linking pattern based upon years of analysis.

In other words Google have analysed typical linking patterns with a sampling of now over 1 trillion pages...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

The only way Angela's service can work is to place every link herself - following strict linking guidelines.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Exceptional point.

Angela has conducted herself with dignity and honesty - and that says much about her personal integrity and tells me that she is an honest person, not just another opportunist...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Don't beat yourself up over this Angela - you have done nothing wrong either with your responsible linking practices or the linking packages you offer.

To many inexperienced IM'ers - and we all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,466
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Anybody Ever Used WishList Member With Upsells/Downsells?

You could probably fix it in .htaccess.

I suggest you place a job on Rentacoder, Scriptlance, eLance etc to get some coder to fix it. Probably cost 10 bucks.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

Offline advertising, by its very nature is controlled.

The offline version of IM would be to sneak out at midnight with a million leaflets, and pasting them all around town in the most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

As I mentioned before - I came along after Jeff created TE and later wrote the manual. We then developed other products. I can't comment on where Jeff got the idea from. here was a very similar...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

And that, right there is the issue.

Over the years I have watched service after service brought to its knees and devalued by IM'ers who are only interested in themselves, forcing the service to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

As is your prerogative which I respect.

But we need to approach this from both ends of the spectrum.

Google want to provide the best possible search experience.

IM'ers want to game Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

ExRat: I am sure we fundamentally agree on almost all points - just approaching from different directions.

There is certainly nothing in what you say I would take issue with.

As for Google...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,166
Posted By Adrian Cooper
Re: Someone does not like Angelas Backlinks

ExRat: I absolutely respect what you are saying, but the reason I feel qualified to make comments on these matters is because I have already learned through experience the hard way.

I have paid...
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