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Forum: Mind Warriors 30th October 2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,055
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Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: What Role Does Courage Play In Internet Marketing?

I believe the answer to that is... everything. You need the courage to fail, the courage to try new things, the courage to succeed. If you don't have the courage to fail, then you're not going to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Using a trade mark in a domain, but different

Regardless of whether you're promoting the product or you write a scathing review of it, you stand absolutely no chance of legal action being taken in your examples. As Art said, trademarked names...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,567
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Fear Of Failure

The fear of failure, I think, stems from society. Many people are taught from a very young age that failure is bad, and so people carry that mindset with them throughout their lives.

Whenever I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,690
Views: 126,418
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Inspirational Quotes ... Post Yours!

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."

George Bernard Shaw
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th October 2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: How do you know if a site you visit has malware that automatically downloads to your computer?

Are you talking about just visiting a site and having infected software installed on your computer without taking any sort of action (IE: knowingly downloading something)? Almost all anti-virus...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Associate with the wise

Read about some of the most successful people in the world -- in business, politics, etc. and you'll find something interesting with a large percentage of them. Most have great deal of knowledge in...
Forum: Mind Warriors 26th October 2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,062
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: How Bad Do Your Want Success?

I refuse to sacrifice the relationship with my fiancee and I won't do something that blatantly goes against my values. When it comes to health, I'm not going to put myself in a position that's going...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 754
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Power Naps and sleeping on the job

I forgot to mention this. I live in Kentucky, right near a huge Toyota plant. Back in the day, they had what were essentially pods for workers to take a quick 20-30 minute nap in. I'm not sure if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,498
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: What has been your worst online failure !!

My biggest failure was planning for weeks and in some cases over a month, then giving up in just 2 or 3 weeks. The lesson was eventually learned. Patience wasn't a strength of mine back then.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,094
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: [ADSENSE] Legal Trick to Increase CTR

I actually thought of something like this -- but not quite the same -- when I was launching my site. This idea seems better, so I'm shelving my old plan for a few weeks to test this out.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Why Adsense website owners sell their website?

There's no guarantee that money making machine will still be a money making machine in 12 months.

Also, some people find that building sites is far easier (and therefore more profitable) than...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 754
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Power Naps and sleeping on the job

It's funny, because I was really big into working out about a year ago. And then it all went downhill. The hardest part is getting started. I felt 10 times better working out than sitting out and...
Forum: Copywriting 25th October 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Practice

Write every day. Honestly, that's the only realistic way to significantly improve on your craft. When I decided that I wanted to take up a career in writing -- back when I was 15 -- I wrote, but I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Do you make enough to care about Tax Benefits

Well, anyone who makes more than a few hundred can take advantage of the numerous tax write offs, so I'd imagine that the majority of people making money from home could use such information.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,364
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Three easy and PROVEN ways of recovering from drops in ranking - Post Panda

Absolutely agree on the content quality. Panda is chewing up sites with low-quality content -- which is exactly what Google intended it to do.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Why use seperate co.'s for hosting & domain reg?

For me, it's a matter of price. I use HostGator, but their domain registration is higher than what I pay elsewhere.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,896
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: How Many People Use Facebook's Search Engine vs. Google, Yahoo, & MSN?

Google only here. I haven't found FB very useful -- at least for my searches.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Finding niches

One good way to start is go look at Amazon, eBay, etc. You'll find hundreds, if not thousands, of niches. You don't necessarily have to use those niches, but it does help jumpstart your brain.
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: I am in trouble

The best thing you can do for yourself is learn everything you can about IM. You could continue to throw caution to the wind and try to learn from your own mistakes, but you know what's better?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: posting articles to your blog

When I launched my recent site with over 50 articles, I found that uploading them in batches of ~5 to 10 a day worked well in terms of consistent crawling. Of course, this is also for a site that I...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Constant and Never Ending Improvement

I'd wager that most people people you see as 'successful' have failed or faced hard times at some point in their lives. Very few "great" people happen upon greatness without first running into...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 760
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: What are you grateful for...

Well, that's a loaded question!

Off the top of my head: my fiancee, my writing career, the Internet (hey, it makes this all possible) and of course my family.
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 754
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Power Naps and sleeping on the job

Working out may help do the trick. I'll know soon, as I'm starting a workout plan next week. As long as procrastination doesn't rear its ugly head.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Google is RELENTLESS! Holy Crap!

Yes, it's fairly easy for G to track multiple Adwords accounts, even if you don't have multiple ones active at the same time. Same thing with PayPal (Although I do believe you can have two different...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 754
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Power Naps and sleeping on the job

I also find it difficult to wake up afterward, although I know that's because it's difficult for me to nap for only 20 minutes. I have an incredibly difficult time actually getting to sleep, so it's...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Is Cold Calling your Leads Still Works?

Cold calling definitely works, but it's all about your delivery. As someone suggested earlier in this thread, it wouldn't hurt to send a quick email prior to calling. Or, even better, send everyone...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: IM Advice From Star Wars

Ah, just what I needed to not get off the Star Wars kick that I've been on recently. ;)
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th October 2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,827
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Whats the most inspirational book you have read?

Hmm. Inspiration comes in many forms, so it's difficult for me to say. Reading a passage from "A Song of Ice and Fire" inspires me to write creatively, whereas "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th October 2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: BeyondHosting vs Hostgator?

My experience with HostGator has been excellent. I cannot comment on BeyondHosting, as I haven't tried them. I've had very few problems with HostGator and everything has been resolved immediately...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Why Google is not seeing my backlinks (very long time)

As others have mentioned, never rely on Google to track your backlinks, not even in Webmaster Central. You simply won't see them all -- usually.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th October 2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,550
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: why am i not making money with adsense?

Tweaking your layout and then studying what ensues is the best way to increase your AdSense earnings. That's assuming you're targeting paying keywords, of course.

Try this: change the layout of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: New biz advice, website help???

Either learning the ins and outs of web design yourself or contracting a designer are your only viable options. But as others have mentioned, contracting someone doesn't mean you have to tell them...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th October 2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Step 3)Act fearlessly and immediately

I find that it all follows a sort of pattern. At least it did for me. Basically, it went like this:

Step 1. Get really excited about trying something.
Step 2. Learn about the aforementioned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,266
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Six Businesses You Can Run From A Tropical Island

I'm fairly far away from an island here in Kentucky, but that's partly because my fiancee is going to medical school here. Perhaps in four years I can revisit the article and see where my freelance...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th October 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Experiment - try another search engine for a day!

I've become so used to G's UI that I automatically resist any other search engine. Although the minor cosmetic changes implemented a few months ago weren't exactly to my liking. (I'm looking at you,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Adsense in a review site?

Not necessarily, but it really depends on what you're promoting. Electronics, for example, is typically a high-paying topic when it comes to AdSense but something like books won't really give you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Adsense in a review site?

Yes, you're allowed to integrate adsense on an Amazon review site. Whether or not it will work or if it's a good idea is an entirely different story and completely dependent upon your site.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: I don't know what else to do please help me with my site.

How long have you been at it? Seeing results takes time. Is your content 100% unique or is it spun? What kind of keywords are you targeting? You mentioned backlinks - have you been working on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th October 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Alternatives to Adsense ?

Kontera, AdBrite, Chitika and Infolinks are a few. Did G inform you of why your account was disabled? You can typically ask for it to be reinstated if you fix whatever issues they pointed out.
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th October 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,165
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: It's Time To Break Free Of The Shackles...

It really is all about doing and learning. It's very easy for anyone, and especially ambitious people, to fall into the trap of having too much on their plate. I've had it happen to me several times...
Forum: Mind Warriors 24th October 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Ways to challenge negative thinking:

Socializing with positive people is huge. Anytime you surround yourself with a group of people, you often take on the qualities of that group. It's impossible to avoid negativity if everyone you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 24th October 2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,628
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: GODADDY vs HOST GATOR

I used GoDaddy once and I will never use them again -- that goes for both domain registration and hosting. Absolutely awful experience. I've had an excellent experience with HostGator for hosting and...
Forum: Copywriting 20th October 2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Which Headline Would You Use?

I like 2 the best. I think it works well as a headline, because when people see "20%" their immediate reaction is likely going to be "Wow, that's a lot." After they get over that initial reaction and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Chrismiksen
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th October 2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,183
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: The Law Of Attraction

I certainly believe in the Law of Attraction. Although, like others have mentioned, you have to get in the mindset of 'doing' to see results. Sitting on your couch and hoping for $100 to flutter in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: How long to wait before deeming project a success/failure?

I won't introduce my ignorance into this thread and attempt to assist you, as my abilities are far more suited for writing than starting an individual site around IM. However, I will say that four...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th October 2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: FINALLY - I've Pulled my Finger out

Good luck. Starting anew does wonders for motivation and hunger. (And that's with anything! Not just IM.)

Though I do suggest pulling the rest of your hand out; 4 additional fingers will go a long...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th October 2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,543
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: What Three Books Are You Reading Right Now?

Just got my new (and first ever) e-reader in the form of a Kindle -- for $3.96 plus $9.99 in shipping. Most likely the best deal I'll ever get in my life, which is somewhat depressing as I'm only 23....
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 604
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: Quantum Levitation - WOW! This is To Cool! ;)

My fiancee attends The University of Kentucky and during an event that both she and I attended, we saw something like this. We talked with the guy for about 15 minutes. Everything he had to say was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th October 2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,696
Posted By Chrismiksen
Re: How important is internet in your life?

Well, without the Internet, I wouldn't have been able to become a member today! Plus, my writing projects would be limited to print/snail mail, and I assure you that is not a joy.
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