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Forum: Website Design 28th September 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Need SERIOUS help with Hosting!

The problem with wordpress is that some plugins or themes can really spike resource usage.

If you are going to switch, and are planning on staying with shared hosting, then my advice is to go with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th September 2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: What is the last time you hug your parent? Especially father?

I hug my parents any time I see them. A few weeks ago I was within about 20 minutes of their house but didn't have time to stop (I was driving my wife and some of the other women I coach to a race...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,054
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: OMG a company is threatening to sue me

For less than $10/month, I wouldn't deal with the hassle of it all, especially if you are infringing on their trademark.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: You can "revive" your suspended account on Twitter!

I don't know what tweet attack does, but I just use searches in hootsuite to find relevant followers...

Anybody that uses keywords in their tweets that are relevant to my market show up in my...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th June 2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 627
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Elderly woman asked to remove adult diaper during TSA search

Bruce Schneier would define this as "Movie Plot Defense" - rather than actually stopping terrorists, the TSA just protects against unlikely but high visibility "movie plot" terror plans that don't...
Forum: Website Design 27th June 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Single Web site vs Multi Web Sites

I used a subdomain for my main website and I'm regretting it now. But, I don't want to deal with the hassle of changing it and I'd just go with subdirectories for future projects.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th June 2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Can someone Explain 'Pingbacks' and 'Trackbacks' Please

Pingbacks and trackbacks are basically the same thing...

It's an automatic notification sent to a website that the originating page is somehow relevant so that the notified page can include a link...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th June 2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,979
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Does Google Think Your Site is Fast?

I hadn't seen that tool before...thanks for the link!

I scored 82/100.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Anyone using Cloudflare?

I've had good experiences with them so far. I've been using cloudflare for about 8 months or so now.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 27th June 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Has Anyone Used CloudFlare to Track Their Stats?

If I recall correctly, HostGator already offers it as an option in your CPanel.

I'd already created a cloudflare account for sites on some of my other hosting accounts before moving things to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,979
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Does Google Think Your Site is Fast?

They use a "freemium" model.

You get the basic service for free, and you pay for the additional reporting tools, threat options, and for some of the add-on options (which they get commissions...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 21,475
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Top Selling Kindle Ebook Topics?

You can rarely go too far wrong with the evergreens - but if you have expertise in a topic that can often be the difference between an "ok" book and a great book.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st June 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,928
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Host Gator vs. Liquidweb

Sounds like you can't go too far wrong with either.

Personally, I've been happy with HostGator, and have never used Liquid Web so I can't comment on them.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,979
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Does Google Think Your Site is Fast?

Try putting CloudFlare in between you and your readers...it sped my site up a ton (and has the advantage of cutting down on spam comments quite a bit.)

Performance, Security & Apps for Any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: How do I stop another site admin from using/stealing my original content?

My general plan of attack:

1. Send a cease and desist DMCA take down notice email to him.
2. Send a cease and desist DMCA take down notice to his hosting provider and domain name registrar.
3....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,112
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Hostgator Offered Me 1 Month Free Hosting

This reminds me - I've got visit the BBB to continue along the course of resolving my complaints with godaddy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,112
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Hostgator Offered Me 1 Month Free Hosting

That's great customer service...awesome!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 786
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: One BIG product...or 10-12 small products?

I'd use the eBooks as cheap lead/buyer gen, plus offer the big physical product, but if somebody buys the eBook give them a one time offer for a discount on the big physical product that includes...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st June 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 695
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: What's your favorite hobby outside IM?

I run. A lot. :D

Actually, lately I haven't been running enough, which is made up for my having done a lot of races. (This past weekend was my 6th marathon or ultramarathon of the year...)

I...
Forum: Website Design 1st June 2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,197
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: I'm confused: Wordpress or static HTML??

For 1-3 page websites, either will work fine.
For 4 or more pages, I'd go with wordpress.

For multiple sites that are 1-3 pages, then wordpress can be a good idea, but you have to do 1 of 2...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th May 2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Pirates of the Carribean 4 is not good!

I'm not going to bother going to see it unless it's playing with something I want to see at the Drive-In. Right now it's playing with a movie that I've already seen at the closest drive-in and is...
Forum: Programming 26th May 2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,406
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: EU: cookie law opt in script

I've started using CloudFlare to track my stats since it seems to be more accurate than Google Analytics anyway and doesn't require cookies or javascript or anything like that.

Google Analytics is...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th May 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,798
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Which url shortener should I use?

Heheh...perhaps I should have clarified.

It's relatively easy to install for anybody with a little tech experience, and relatively easy to outsource without causing huge headaches to everybody...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Automatic Post To Facebook and Twitter?

I'd also keep the RSS feed. If you notice your feed being fed into autoblogs, include an rss footer that points to the original source of the content.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th May 2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,798
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Which url shortener should I use?

I got a short domain of my own (3 characters on the .us extension) and installed YOURLs as a URL shortener and it has worked out pretty well for me. I control them, it's shorter than most of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,971
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: How to change the layout of posts in a category (wordpress) ?

Actually clicked through and saw what you were pointing out, and that was much different than what I thought you were trying to do (and much easier!)

1. Make a copy of the category.php file and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,971
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: How to change the layout of posts in a category (wordpress) ?

How comfortable are you editing the theme files?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,016
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Best and Worst States for Filing an LLC?

I'm not a lawyer, and only created my LLC in my own state because I like to keep money local and because it makes things easier to figure out come tax time, but I am currently reading Mike Young's...
Forum: Programming 25th May 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,406
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: EU: cookie law opt in script

Perhaps find a script that will block access to your site unless there's a cookie saying they opted in...if they don't opt in, they can't use your site.

Sucks that you might lose some people, and...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 17th May 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Mastermind Group: Portland, Maine
Views: 1,211
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Portland, Maine

I'm northwest of Portland, but would be interested in meeting other warriors.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 872
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Do I need LLC or Corporation to market a product?

Personally, on the advice of my lawyer, I went with an LLC structure to help protect my assets. "Piercing the corporate veil" can still be done, but it's one step in helping to protect yourself. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Transferring a WordPress site

For smaller sites, I've just used WPTwin which works pretty well.

It didn't play nicely with my original wordpress site, though, so here's what I did for that:

1. Used Fantastico to install a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,627
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Outsourcing to the Philippines?

I've got 1 full time worker in the Philippines - I've found that for transcription (the original reason I hired her) she does great work, and for other tasks her level is directly related to how well...
Forum: Website Design 16th May 2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: What Is The Best Warrior Approved Hosting Site

My hosting experiences:

2mHost - support from Egypt was about what you'd expect from $3/mo - booted them over 9 years ago.

DreamHost - Everything about the site was slow. It didn't go down...
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th May 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Don't Break The Chain

Yeah, I've heard that Seinfeld advice before and used it to good effect myself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,039
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Misspelled Domain name should I sell?

I generally only get "misspellings" of domain names for domains I own so somebody can't ride my coattails quite as easily, but if I were to get into flipping or taking advantage of somebody else I...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 29th April 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,889
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Whats Your Day Job?

I'm a systems administrator at a check printing company.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th April 2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,398
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Is AWEBER worth the money? Mail Chimp Better?

A friend of mine used Mail Chimp for his list of folks (he directed a trail race, so his list consisted of people that ran or wanted to run his race once it filled up) and it was all right until he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th January 2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,822
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: New Refund Policy?

I wouldn't use that policy myself - I'd rather have happy customers.

I agree with the general sentiment that it's a bit harsh and confrontational, which might work if that's the sort of persona...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th January 2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,065
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Banned from Wordpress for Blog Commenting

I wouldn't put any site I cared about on blogspot or wordpress.com or any of those third party platforms...they get to decide if you get shut down or not.

I'd rather just spend the $10/year for a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th January 2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: 1 Million EZA Views

Nice work, how many articles is that?

I've only got about 50k article views spread out amongst ~400 articles.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th January 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Webinar Software Recommendations?

How reliable are they compared to goto webinar?

They say that it's advertiser supported on the front page, but I couldn't find any details about that in their wiki or sales pages...are the ads...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 13th April 2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,913
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Good Karma Machine clone

I meant problem in that I can't request a new confirmation, not so much being able to create a new user name w/the same email address.

I sent you an email that will hopefully get through to you...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th April 2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,913
Posted By Blaine Moore
Re: Good Karma Machine clone

I signed up to download the software, but never got the email to confirm my address. (Not in the spam folder either.) I gave it at least an hour, I think 2, and it still hasn't arrived.

Trying to...
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