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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th May 2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Does your adsense revenue go down if you use other ad networks ?

you can, but you shouldn't.

Adsense will nearly always pay more than chitika. Therefore, you dont want people clicking on your chitika ads. You want them clicking on adsense, which means you need...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th April 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 11,727
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Swiss to vote on minimum income of $33,000 for all citizens!

this is the biggest joke ive ever heard of.

maybe im just one of those "heartless conservatives" (I dont subscribe to any political party) but I think it makes pretty good sense for people to just...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th April 2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,694
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Playing For Profit On Slot Machines, Is It Possible, YES!

The only casino game that can mathematically be "beaten" is table poker, and that's because you're not playing the house. Every other game has an inherent, mathematical house edge.

obviously you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th April 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Adsense ads problem

take off your code, copy it again from adsense and try it again... if that doesnt work, check on another browser... if its the same there then go into your adsense account. They may have decided to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,516
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Help! So close to giving up...

well since everyone is too busy posting motivational fluff to comment on your actual sites, I'll give it a shot.

For one, even though you do have a big call to action on your pages, it isn't a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,290
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Starting a new marketing blog but I'm no marketing expert. Your views?

you're going into an extremely saturated niche.... I hope you have something unique to bring to the table or have a very good "Voice" of writing... otherwise this will go nowhere. Not trying to be...
Forum: Social Media 24th April 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By RickCopy
Re: facebook page like button!

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/like-button/


FB will give you the code and let you tinker with how you want it to look.
Forum: Social Media 23rd April 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,092
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Top 5 Dofollow Social Bookmarking Sites List High PR

I would highly suggest everyone in this thread actually read the posts from some of the vets here about this topic. Social bookmarking sites have very little if any SEO value anymore. This isn't 2005.
Forum: Social Media 23rd April 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,092
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Top 5 Dofollow Social Bookmarking Sites List High PR

I would highly suggest everyone in this thread actually read the posts from some of the vets here about this topic. Social bookmarking sites have very little if any SEO value anymore. This isn't 2005.
Forum: Social Media 23rd April 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 40,731
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Facebook vs Twitter, which is better ?

neither are "better"....this is kinda silly actually. Both are great ways to drive traffic but require different approaches to maximize their potential.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By RickCopy
Re: How To Increase CPC in Google Adsense ?

traffic doesn't pay, they click... my FB traffic has a higher CTR than google does.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd April 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Monetization Help

what are your actual traffic and conversion numbers?.... no offense intended but unless you were getting a heck of a lot more traffic that what you stated in the OP then you were never making $10 a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Want to create a product... I need simple advice! Thx!

no offense intended but I would start thinking less about what you "want" to do and start doing research on what you actually "can" do.

1 out of about 10,000 people can just throw their product...
Forum: Social Media 21st April 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Reddit

you have been shadowbanned.

set up a new account, find some subs that you're actually interested in and will interact with, then find ONE sub that's cool with you posting self-promo links (it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th April 2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Review my blog for Adsense

not trying to be rude, but your blog is essentially unreadable. Have a native English speaker proofread your content or just put them in your native language and compete in your own country. Again,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Specific Niche sites, really that important?

you dont rank sites, you rank pages. You dont have to go micro-niche if you dont want to.

That being said, its easier to generate traffic outside of google on something more focused. Google could...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th April 2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,334
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Linkbuilding Techniques

...that have no link value
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Personal Blogs with Adsense

miscommunication on my end too, I think I understand what you mean now.

I think one of the main advantages of sites like these is that they can be really independent of google for traffic. The...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 970
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Keyword research and competition analysis

empire flipper's free report (with signup) has some decent information on first page competition analysis. personally I do all mine manually (although longtail pro is much fsater). Look for keyword...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th April 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Personal Blogs with Adsense

unless the posts are targeting some sort of niche then your $/ click isnt going to be very high. CTR is probably going to blow too.

you're probably going to get mostly youtube/google ads mixed...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th April 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Personal Blogs with Adsense

I honestly have no idea what the difference between a blog and website is. If you have pages up on the internet, its a website. Even if its on Blogger...its still a website.

to answer the OPs...
Forum: Social Media 3rd April 2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Is "building the list" dead?

I disagree with everyone about the "value" of $100... yeah you could get a product for that much cash and use that as the giveaway but your problem isnt what you're giving away...your problem is that...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th March 2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,867
Posted By RickCopy
Re: COLLEGE or no?

I wonder what would happen to those "highschool drop outs / HS degree only's" numbers if we excluded criminals and other less desirables from the equation and focused on only people actively in the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th March 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,867
Posted By RickCopy
Re: COLLEGE or no?

If you're paying tens of thousands of dollars a year for a degree in a field you're not going to work in then you should either A) drop out B) pick another major or C)be content that you're spending...
Forum: Social Media 24th March 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,484
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Aleternative for facebook now that it is dead?

ive never understood this hatred of facebook's algo change... its FREE traffic. you're not entitled to it and if FB decides they're going to change the way to get free traffic from them then you're...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th March 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,565
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Google's paid ads now look identical to organic search results

"Elitism is the belief or attitude that some individuals, who form an elite—a select group of people with a certain ancestry, intrinsic quality or worth, higher intellect, wealth, specialized...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th March 2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,565
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Google's paid ads now look identical to organic search results

Google owes everyone everything? Wow, the elitism is strong with this one.

It's their product, if you dont like it dont use it....and btw, if most of your traffic comes from Google, then you've...
Forum: Social Media 11th March 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By RickCopy
Re: penny likes?

just my $0.02

use promoted posts and target your audience really well.... it will keep your costs down. Just finished a small campaign that got $0.02 clicks (not likes...actual clicks) to my money...
Forum: Social Media 11th March 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By RickCopy
Re: FACEBOOK ADS: How am I doing & how can I get more bang for buck? (screenshot)

how focused is your targeting?

I just ran a promoted post for $5 and got 200 clicks and a handful of likes from it.... 2000~ impressions.

targeted 3 interest groups that were extremely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,215
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Top 10 New Niches Of 2014

really? I took this cert. course back in 2000.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,477
Posted By RickCopy
Re: I'm wasting my time i need a coach

ok, so I looked at the first link you posted and have some comments that will probably identify where you're having trouble.

first and foremost, that post is nothing more than a quick tutorial on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Is adsense gonna ban me for this site?

you might not get your account banned but it wouldn't surprise me at all if they stop serving ads on that site because of lack of content.

also, it doesn't make a lot of sense to put adsense on a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By RickCopy
Re: 50k Unique Visitors But Only $100/month in Adsense

I use WP insert plugin... top of content banner and middle content banner (wrap text) is where I put mine.

I sold off my sidebar adsense banner to a direct advertiser because it was making like...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th March 2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,135
Posted By RickCopy
Re: 50k Unique Visitors But Only $100/month in Adsense

Not having any trouble with people clicking my banners... it's obvious you don't keep up with adsense strategy.


btw OP, sidebar banners are the most ineffective places to put adsense...
Forum: Social Media 6th March 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Anybody making money on Hubpages?

they've been advertising on CL for a while. lol they make it look like an actual writing gig but in reality its just a "hey create content for our mega site and we'll let you use 1 adesnse ad...
Forum: Social Media 6th March 2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Facebook post scheduling software with "@" feature

why not just use FB itself to do this? I schedule numerous posts throughout the day with the @ tag and have never had a problem just doing it from my page.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RickCopy
Re: $500 per day to $0

no need to worry aside from the fact that these people pay peanuts compared to adsense or selling ads directly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,071
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Getty Images is suing me - and it is not my fault

Getty is scrambling to to find a profitable business strategy. I have a feeling this new announcement from them is the beginning of the end for them. If they were smart they'd spend their time...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Why am I earning so little on Adsense?

without knowing your CTR we're kind of just guessing. My assumption is that your ads aren't targeted and you're not getting clicks....and when you do they're low-paying.

some niches just dont...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RickCopy
Re: $500 per day to $0

traffic is only half the equation, even selling ad space directly that traffic still needs to convert...not just clicks, but sales. If it doesn't then advertisers aren't going to renew their ads.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RickCopy
Re: $500 per day to $0

to put it in perspective... Ive been running adsense on 1 site, making the same kind of money you were for well over a year. Ive had 1 invalid click, no warnings and was even offered a direct adsense...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,219
Posted By RickCopy
Re: High Paying Keywords List - 2012 - Some Shocking CPCs

I dont know why anyone would even bother beating their head against the wall trying to rank for these.

if you want to tackle these niches nowadays you'll need to get creative and get traffic...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RickCopy
Re: $500 per day to $0

There's a reason you were banned.... read over the TOS and find out why so it doesnt happen again with another ad provider. 99% of the time bans happen because people break the rules or try to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,473
Posted By RickCopy
Re: How I’m Dominating Google Right Now.. Local SEO

not to poo poo on your efforts... but with such specific long tails, did you really even need to do the PBN to rank these? Seems like overkill imo.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th March 2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Why am I earning so little on Adsense?

Its your niche...either adsense doesn't have any good advertisers in your niche or your niche is just a very low cpc. If I were you Id try to find some niche-targeted offers like clickbank or other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By RickCopy
Re: buying established websites/blogs as investment

personally Id rather just buy a site with good content and no revenue or traffic... I dont trust anyone's backlinking strategies other than my own and having it already earning just means you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Why can't I copy content and use pictures without permission?

Im not a lawyer, but if the image is coming from wiki commons or another established public domain area im not super worried about it....been using creative commons rights images on decent traffic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By RickCopy
Re: One sale from 90 subscribers ...

not to being discouraging but dont put a lot of stock in those numbers right now. I sold a clickbank product via banners and got a couple sales my first day...thought it was going to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Have I missed the Boat again?

Actually this is a point I hadnt thought of. When I registered my authority site domain the .com was parked and they wanted a ton for it. I just checked and now the.com is a crappy drop ship site for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Any sense putting ads on high-traffic blog, or would they just bleed visitors away?

I wouldnt worry too much about it. You gave them 5 years of content for free. That's virtually unheard of these days. Paying yourself will also encourage you to post more content, better content and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Any sense putting ads on high-traffic blog, or would they just bleed visitors away?

I do a 250x250 sidebar banner for $25 a month or a skyscraper for $50, i also have a separate advertisers landing page and a link in my header to it. I also have a buy now paypal button on it. half...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Writing a Content in Simple words really Matters

simple does not always = quality or easy to read.

It's all about who your intended readers are. If style and elegant vocabulary are more inviting to your readers or it helps them engage more with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Have I missed the Boat again?

never understood the big deal with .coms.... Google doesnt favor them and 99.9999% of the public couldn't care less if you have a .org or a .net domain.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Any sense putting ads on high-traffic blog, or would they just bleed visitors away?

depending on your niche you could definitely be making rent money by just throwing adsense on there. you've got more than enough traffic for it.

If I had 200K visitors a month though id be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Any sense putting ads on high-traffic blog, or would they just bleed visitors away?

my site is monetized with ads only...and my bounce rate is less than 1% and average page per visit has never gone under 3....so yeah, you're good...the vast majority of your traffic isn't going to...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 25th February 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,558
Posted By RickCopy
Re: Just made my first dollar!! (1.40$)

If it were me Id be trying to get into a higher paying offer... if your stats are indicative of your actual average (its probably not, but for arguments sake) then you're going to have to work twice...
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