Register Blogs Advertise with usHelp Desk Today's Posts Search

Showing results 1 to 56 of 142
Search took 0.19 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: sharkey
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By sharkey
Re: Someone in China registered a domain with my trademark

forgive me if this sounds dumb, but what "authorities" am I contacting? I agree with you guys that I need to contact someone but I don't know who to contact.
There is a link on the ICANN website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By sharkey
Re: Someone in China registered a domain with my trademark

Actually I just checked and that registrar is an ICANN accredited registrar in China.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th December 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By sharkey
Someone in China registered a domain with my trademark

My competitor had been sitting on a bunch of domains with my trademark and didnt renew. They all expired and I snatched them all up yesterday - or so I thought. I missed one domain - Let's call it ...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By sharkey
Re: which domain is best? Is .expert better?

Can you elaborate on this further with "branding" domains?

What I've noticed is that in my category (for now anyway) google is favoring a lot of impartial blog articles, reviews, how-tos, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By sharkey
Re: which domain is best? Is .expert better?

I am already an expert with an established blog and ecommerce site and a brand name, a line of products and many years in my specialized field.

I am trying to now create a purely informational...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st May 2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By sharkey
which domain is best? Is .expert better?

I want to do an informational site about my topic which will hopefully become an authority page and drive traffic to my main site. I have a bunch of domains and I have no idea which one would be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd May 2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By sharkey
Weird message from Google's Webmaster Tools - is this hurting my rankings?

I randomly got this message from Webmaster tools regarding my SSL certificate:
......................
Site host name, https://wew.xxxx.com, does not match your SSL certificate Subject Name

We...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By sharkey
can you do a backwards who is look-up on a trademark for domains?

My competitor bought a ton of domains containing my trademark. He is currently squatting on them. They already own a website that slanders my company and I am not sure engaging them to request...
Forum: Social Media 20th July 2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By sharkey
Free/low-cost facebook apps for contests?

I want to run a contest to name a mascot on facebook.

I want to have people submit entries and then I take the 10 best ones and have people vote on them or something similar.

I'm having...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By sharkey
Re: Amazon Affiliate Sites. How does my competitor do it?

This has to do with their Amazon product page, not their own website. I am wondering if

A) this is an affiliate thing and their products are for some reason being favored by lots of affiliates...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By sharkey
Amazon Affiliate Sites. How does my competitor do it?

I sell products on Amazon. Compared to my competitor, they are higher priced, and my products are always somewhere in the middle or top of the top 100 bestseller lists for the category. My competitor...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By sharkey
Re: Buying a domain - what's it worth?

it's a very very niche market. I am estimating they're getting between 500 and 700 visits per month on average with a PR of 3. It's an ecommerce website and We would be taking the domain name. Their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By sharkey
Buying a domain - what's it worth?

my competitor is dissolving their business and is offering to me to buy their domain. I think they may be offering it to another competitor as well. The site currently ranks well for some of the top...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By sharkey
I finally got the domain I want - Transitioning SEO and DNS redirect?

I've had (hypothetically) sharkeysmagicharpoons.com After many years of battling with the owner of the domain sharkeysharpoons.com (my ideal domain and the name of my company) who was doing nothing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th February 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By sharkey
How to send a Video Email?

I want to start sending some marketing/sales emails using video. I know there's a few different programs to do that but I am looking for recommendations. Someone once told me the best was MailVu any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By sharkey
What to do about this affiliate

Someone became an affiliate for my physical product but they are writing what I would consider to be borderline negative things about my company/product which is really confusing, because they also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st November 2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,695
Posted By sharkey
Re: Amazon competitor Harassment - how can I counter bad reviews?

I made the page actually - it's not live yet. I'm trying to make it funny. I haven't run it by my business partner yet - I want to show them when it's done. :)

FYI we do sell on our own website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,695
Posted By sharkey
Re: Amazon competitor Harassment - how can I counter bad reviews?

Just an update here - it's been a few weeks and I have sent in multiple requests to have some "reviews" removed - two of them basically reading "don't buy this product" that are not verified...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,695
Posted By sharkey
Re: Amazon competitor Harassment - how can I counter bad reviews?

Markcr - I report every time they do this - I've sent in 12 reports. sometimes they do something and sometimes they say they are not doing anything and sometimes they ignore my report altogether. In...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,695
Posted By sharkey
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,695
Posted By sharkey
Amazon competitor Harassment - how can I counter bad reviews?

Sorry if this is long - I just wanted to thoroughly explain myself!

I've been having a problem with a competitor on amazon lately. Every week they post a scathing one-star review on at least one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By sharkey
Question for Amazon Affiliates

I notice amazon affiliate websites all the time for a direct competitor's products on amazon. Is it okay for me to contact them and see if they want to also promote my product on amazon or is that in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By sharkey
Re: Getting affiliates to promote for you

I started my affiliate group by reaching out to people who had strong blogs who reviewed products like mine that I could tell had affiliate ads on their site. I reached out to them and asked them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By sharkey
How do I attract good Amazon affiliates?

I have a product that has really low competition. Our sales have really spiked this last month. We have a lot of resellers on amazon as well and several of them have been reordering at least once a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th July 2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By sharkey
any downsides to having google analytics for multiple sites on one account?

I'm putting google analytics on a new site and I'm wondering if I should make a new gmail with google analytics for the new site or just group it in with my other site and I can check both at once. ...
Forum: Offline Marketing 7th July 2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By sharkey
Does anyone have experience with having a website taken down?

one of our competitors launched a website that is dedicated to spreading lies about our company. We sent them a C&D which they ignored. They ended up adding to it in retaliation and spending lots of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By sharkey
Re: what the heck? did google do another update?

would anyone like to suggest a professional SEO company that is not on the forums that will do a good job?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd June 2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By sharkey
Re: what the heck? did google do another update?

thanks for laughing at me, guess I won't be buying your service. a little compassion and advice would go a long way. I'm not an SEO guru or IM, I'm here to learn to help my business. I really don't...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 1st June 2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 193,784
Posted By sharkey
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st June 2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,214
Posted By sharkey
what the heck? did google do another update?

I used to be #4 for a keyword, then penguin happened and I dropped down to the second page. I was sitting at #11 for a while, and then all of a sudden TODAY I went from #11 to #28

what happened?...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 24th May 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By sharkey
wordpress ecommerce plugins?

I'm using tribulant's checkout right now and I hate it. there's a ton of problems. nothing works correctly. Instead of rebuilding my entire website I'm hoping there's a better shopping cart plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By sharkey
Re: Pinterest - Is it worth???

The average pinterest visitor that visits my site can visit up to 6 pages or more while there. Roughly half of visitors bounce from the first page but the onces that stay usually check out the rest...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st May 2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By sharkey
Need help with this one facebook ad

I'm running facebook ads for a client who wants to promote that their product Y is available in store X. We're running ads targetting within 10 miles of a specific store location.

I've tried...
Forum: Website Design 20th May 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By sharkey
Re: What will be the best platform Wordpress or Other shopping cart for an ecommerce site?

I'm sort of searching for the answer myself, but I'm currently using Tribulant's Checkout plugin for wordpress, and it has so many problems and issues and I'm going to have to have my entire site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 731
Posted By sharkey
Re: Whats with All the Interest in "Pinterest"?

If you're not a woman, it's hard to get Pinterest. Sorry guys!

Women love to scrapbook and collect. they do it in their own ways offline (shoes, scrapbooking, recipe collecting, picture...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th May 2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By sharkey
what should I look for when buying lists?

I got a cold email from someone who has a large list they created of 11,000 stores phone numbers, and thousands of emails that are supposedly all related my my niche.

How do I know if this is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By sharkey
Re: Is there a twitter program that does this?

it's a brilliant idea but AHHH so much work. If you built a program I could just enter tweets into and set it to go I would buy it in a heartbeat :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By sharkey
Re: Is there a twitter program that does this?

HootSuite will let you schedule a tweet at a time, I actually like twuffer better - but they don't do what I need them to do. I need to be able to load up tweets and have them re-used over time so I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By sharkey
Is there a twitter program that does this?

I'm looking for a twitter bot that I can pre-load a large number of different tweets and it will randomly tweet them out and recycle/shuffle/re-use them. does anything like this exist?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th April 2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 27,691
Posted By sharkey
Re: Google algo change today?

I just got a card in the mail from google - $100 in free adwords advertising! Sorry google, I don't think that's going to fix anything.
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 20th April 2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By sharkey
Re: Need someone to transfer existing site to wordpress

Hi Everyone.

thanks so much for the PMs and responses. I have been crazy busy this week with an event and have not had time to look at anything yet - just wanted to let you all know! I'll be...
Forum: Wanted - Members Looking To Hire You 15th April 2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By sharkey
Need someone to transfer existing site to wordpress

I have a site that is already hosted, and someone designed it... poorly. All the wording and text are there but it looks godawful and I have no idea how to update it.

Can someone please change...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st April 2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By sharkey
Re: lost rank for all my keywords - what happened?

I don't know how you ask them, they sent me a message.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st April 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By sharkey
Re: lost rank for all my keywords - what happened?

Oh Also, Google says to resubmit my site for consideration - what exactly do I need to do before I resubmit my site?

thanks for the help everyone!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st April 2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By sharkey
Re: lost rank for all my keywords - what happened?

Thanks all - I was using frobark ALN - only started at the beginning of Feb. I canceled the service and I sent them a message last night to please stop making links (haven't heard back from them...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st March 2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By sharkey
lost rank for all my keywords - what happened?

I noticed 2 days ago that our search engine traffic was decreasing after being steady and slowly growing for months, but not decreased by too much. Then yesterday it was even lower. Today it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,010
Posted By sharkey
Re: which affiliate program is the best for physical products?

Depends on the niche - I like Performance-based.com for green/eco friendly products and share a sale for a wide range of products
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th March 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By sharkey
who does SEO for erotic websites?

A friend of mine with an erotic website (not porn but adult) woudl like me to do SEO for them. I realize that not all SEO companies/individuals that I would outsource to for backlinking, articles,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By sharkey
Re: tons of fraudulent charges on my site - can I do anything about it?

it's housewares. They put different things in the shopping card every time.
If I suspended selling what they were buying I'd have to take my whole store offline.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By sharkey
tons of fraudulent charges on my site - can I do anything about it?

starting last week, someone chose my site to test credit cards that I presume they bought/stole.

I'm just voiding the transactions but this is getting really ridiculous and the totals are now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By sharkey
someone wants to hire me to impersonate them on twitter/facebook?

I've gotten really great at social media and a few clients already, but I had someone ask me something strange - they want me to impersonate them on facebook and twitter and post as them on their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By sharkey
Am I supposed to provide free samples to possible affiliates?

I just launched my affiliate program and send out an email blast. I had a mommy blogger respond to my email blast asking me for free samples. She didn't really say she was interested in being an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By sharkey
Re: Affiliate Networks?

it depends on if you have a physical product or an electronic one.
here's a big list of them:
150+ Affiliate Networks, CPA Networks :: Publisher Programs Directory...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By sharkey
Re: Cheapest place to get promotional videos made?

thats where fiverr can come in - you can get a voiceover done for the videos if you send them a script.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By sharkey
Re: What is the best way to get Facebook Fans.

A better way to get fans is to do giveaways related to your business which will better target people interested in what you do. You can host them on your blog (using rafflecopter - which is free) or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By sharkey
Re: What is the best way to get Facebook Fans.

A better way to get fans is to do giveaways related to your business which will better target people interested in what you do. You can host them on your blog (using rafflecopter - which is free) or...
Showing results 1 to 56 of 142

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:57 PM.