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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th March 2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,713
Posted By cclou
Re: Is it true that there are people that are making millions on internet?

Don't worry about how much other people are making. Focus on how much you want to make and how you are going to make it. We know some people are millionaires and billionaires from the internet....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By cclou
Re: Which Speech Recognition Tool You Like The Best?

I prefer typing to talking, but I do sometimes use Dragon Naturally Speaking. My husband prefers using DNS to typing. You have to spend some time training it at first, but it catches on pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By cclou
Re: Which are the best WSO's on this forum?

I agree the suggestion for a war room membership. It is definitely worth the investment, especially if you don't know what you want to focus on. If you haven't decided how you want to make money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 905
Posted By cclou
Re: Want to make money online? Be more active in WF

I limit my browsing time in the WF, but I do use the search feature liberally. I get a quick answer to my questions and I don't end up cluttering the forum with unnecessary posts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,535
Posted By cclou
Re: Is There An Alternative To Amazon?

If people want a high commission, they should focus mostly on informational products. While there may be stores that offer higher commission rates, I doubt that they would convert as well as Amazon....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,941
Posted By cclou
Re: amazon affiliate plan

One thing you are definitely forgetting is all of the unrelated sales. Much of what I sell on Amazon has nothing to do with what I'm promoting. Now, a lot of this is just filler stuff, but it does...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,491
Posted By cclou
Re: Another Warrior Hits The Big Time!

Great job, Mick. It's always a great feeling to have your work recognized, and you certainly deserve it with that blog.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th March 2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,258
Posted By cclou
Re: Can you really make $2,000 a click on Adsense????

I'm not sure why the tool is reporting such a high number.

Keep in mind that advertisers can set different budgets for search and for the content network. So even if an advertiser is bidding a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 806
Posted By cclou
Re: I wonder where you guys get your income from

My three income streams are writing, affiliate marketing through Amazon, and Adsense. I focus on the first two. I was part-time for a few years, but now work full-time online.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,137
Posted By cclou
Re: Which article writer will you prefer?

For me, it would depend on who my intended audience is. If I had a website to help real estate agents sell homes, I would want a successful realtor to write some of the content. I would be more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,608
Posted By cclou
Re: Can you make money with $100 investment?

I think $100 starting out is probably a good investment. It will prevent you from buying things you don't need and ending up in the red. If I were starting today with $100, I would get a domain,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 628
Posted By cclou
Re: Is anyone else experiencing this?

While I didn't go that long without earning anything, I can relate to spending too much time thinking and not enough time doing. I absolutely love reading, researching, and studying. This is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th September 2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,134
Posted By cclou
Re: If you write for HubPages....

Believe it or not, it appears to their most recent blog post. From earlier this week, September 27th.

The person interviewed as a Hub about backlinking that they link to in the blog and he talks...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,134
Posted By cclou
Re: If you write for HubPages....

I think it might have been better if they just quietly deleted problem hubs instead of making that insulting video. Of course, that would cause its own problems. And it wouldn't be very transparent,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,134
Posted By cclou
Re: If you write for HubPages....

Clarification for people who haven't clicked on the links.

This isn't about using Hubpages for backlinks (which they've always had some issues with and murky guidelines). This is about Hubs that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd August 2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,899
Posted By cclou
Re: Is anyone making money from InfoBarrel yet?

I have made a little over $3. I started this month. I have 24 articles published. A little over half are used mainly for backlinking, the others to add a bit to my adsense earnings.

You can have...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th August 2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,806
Posted By cclou
Re: Angel's Backlinks - explain something, please

But the poster didn't claim to be the first person ever to beat Wikipedia. That was my point. They only said that they were the first to beat Wikipedia for the term they were going after. I don't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th August 2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,806
Posted By cclou
Re: Angel's Backlinks - explain something, please

I think you misread their post. They were talking about one specific keyword. Wikipedia was in the first spot for this mortgage-related keyword. As long as they were tracking that particular keyword,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By cclou
Re: Halloween??

If you want to get in the Halloween niche, you need to start now. I'm already making Halloween sales.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th August 2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By cclou
Re: UAW users : how many submissions a daY?

I usually do 30-50, but I vary my urls so I'm not getting that many link to one site each day. A lot of times I'm linking to Squidoo lenses, Hubpages, and articles. These in turn link to my money...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By cclou
Re: Do You Want To Date My Avatar?

I joined Twitter because of Felicia. I've been a fan of The Guild since season one, before they partnered with Microsoft. Back then they were running on their own money and fan donations. She is an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,757
Posted By cclou
Re: squidoo vs ezine articles

I have about 90 lenses and I make a couple of hundred a month from Squidoo with little effort (through my own affiliate links, not revenue share). So, it's not full-time income, but I don't put...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st July 2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,757
Posted By cclou
Re: squidoo vs ezine articles

Well, I still love Squidoo. Never had a lens deleted or locked. I get great click through rates to Amazon or where ever I am linking to. Love that you can easily insert pictures and linkify them....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,840
Posted By cclou
Re: Ok so you hate watching videos - what would make you want to watch them?

A lot of times, nothing will get me to watch a video. That's because my husband will be in the room with me and I won't want to bother him with the noise or feel get a pair of headphones. Or maybe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,053
Posted By cclou
Re: Does anyone actually make money from revenue share websites? (i.e. eHow, Squidoo, etc.)

I make a decent amount of money with Squidoo, but not their revenue sharing program. For the most part I link straight to Amazon. I do have a couple of lenses where I use their Amazon module if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,873
Posted By cclou
Re: What's Your #1 Secret to Being Productive?

I downloaded a free desktop app called Instant Boss. I put in how long I want to work for, how long I want my breaks to be, and how many work sessions I want to do. It pops up when your time is up,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,161
Posted By cclou
Re: Whats your way of making money?

My favorite way is as an Amazon affiliate. It's fun and there are so many choices. And then I turn around and spend all of my money on Amazon.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,414
Posted By cclou
Re: Squidoo Slap...

I love using Squidoo as a place for my Amazon ideas. Sometimes I don't feel like building a full site on something. So I'll spend half an hour and put up a silly lens on lawn flamingos. I actually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 10,435
Posted By cclou
Re: Protecting Your Ebook FAIL

Personally I avoid the iTunes store because I feel that their DRM is too restrictive.

Here's a recent article by writer, actor, and well-known geek Wil Wheaton, Why I Hate DRM....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th February 2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By cclou
Re: WOW, Fantastico is EASY yet HARD

There's a pretty easy fix to this. I know because I had the same problem before. This link should help.

Cpanel: Fantastico error "You cannot install more than one script in root directory" - Web...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st January 2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By cclou
Re: 600+ List Of Directories For FREE Blog Link Submission

And here is my tip for people who wish the links were clickable. Highlight five or ten at a time, then go to URLOpener Productivity Tool- Open multiple websites at the same time...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,421
Posted By cclou
Re: Squidoo Backlinks Worthless Now?

What module did you use to create that link? I just checked on of my lenses and my link looks normal. My link is in the intro module. It also might have something to do with the fact that you just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 907
Posted By cclou
Re: Does your spouse help you in your business?

Yes, I put my husband to work. I bought a copy of Artisteer and he makes my templates for me, along with any graphics that I need. He has a really good eye and I hate graphics, so that works great...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,982
Posted By cclou
Re: Does this gal add value to this site?

I don't care for auto-play, which is why I have my sound turned off on my computer at all time. So if there is an auto-play that I decide to watch, I need the ability to start it from the beginning....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd October 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,202
Posted By cclou
Re: Ezine Articles Is banning Like Crazy, Are YOU Next?

Extended version:
Girl was from Country X. Guy decides that all girls from Country X are evil, and insults them and says that only girls from Country Q are worth dating.

Some citizens of Country...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 808
Posted By cclou
Re: Don't Love Your Niche

I found early on that mixing my passions with my work didn't work for me. I don't do things I hate, but I need to keep a distance between my work self and my real self. Fortunately I enjoy learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2009, 01:46 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,202
Posted By cclou
Re: Ezine Articles Is banning Like Crazy, Are YOU Next?

Well, I had four articles accepted today, so I guess I'm still welcomed by them. I'm happy that Ezines is working to make it a better article directory. It will probably help me in the long run. But...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By cclou
Re: How Come Everyone Else Is Better Off With Adsense?

I have read that. It says that about $100/day is from a larger, older health niche site. I assume that is part of the $300/day.

So we have 200/day spread over 30+ sites, which would be about...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th October 2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,271
Posted By cclou
Re: How Come Everyone Else Is Better Off With Adsense?

It is clear that you have never read xfactor's guide, because he doesn't claim any of the things you are saying he does. He does talk about using articles mainly as keyword anchor links. He doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,108
Posted By cclou
Re: GIVING UP - Such a bad feeling

You've made mistakes, but the good thing is that you can turn it all around. But you have to make the decision to do so. Maybe internet marketing isn't for you. It isn't for everyone and you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,354
Posted By cclou
Re: $91,670 watch!

Maybe true for some products, but not true in general. I don't sell a lot of high priced products, but I do have a commission of $32.68 from an $800 TV I sold this month. Electronics do stay at 4%,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,032
Posted By cclou
Re: IM LIFESTYLE: What day of the week is it?

The other day I asked my husband, "Why is it always so noisy on Sunday nights?" Except it wasn't Sunday. It was Friday.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By cclou
Re: Bum Marketing?Does it work

Bum marketing is a decent place to get an IM education, especially since you learn by doing. Don't be scared away from a niche because of competition fears, but do choose a couple of niches to start...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,938
Posted By cclou
Re: Google bomb? Why not try a "sidewiki bomb" instead...

Hey Josh,

That was a very well written comment and I voted it useful. I'm quite amazed at Google's assurances that spam will be filtered out and that only quality comments will remain. I've been...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By cclou
Re: Favorite Affiliate Network?

Amazon. I like promoting physical products and they have everything.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,736
Posted By cclou
Re: How long do you give a website before deciding its not profitable?

Well, I don't use paid traffic, so I can give a website a full year to make back its domain name. Since I focus on SEO and articles, I'll still get traffic if I stop working on a site. So I'll get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,124
Posted By cclou
Re: Monetising a webcomic

You probably already know about it, but I would get the book How to Make a Webcomic (http://www.webcomics.com/). I don't have a webcomic, just read several (including the ones by the people who made...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By cclou
Re: Anyone had any luck getting their Squidoo lenses 'unlocked'?

That is not true at all. You can have as many affiliate links to Amazon as an affiliate as you want--you don't even have to use their modules. You can also have up to 9 affiliate links to Clickbank...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,109
Posted By cclou
Re: How Big Is Your Computer Screen?

I use a 15" laptop. To watch Hulu I hook my computer up to my TV (22", maybe?), but don't use that for surfing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By cclou
Re: 100% instant commission on every 3rd sale. What do affiliates think?

It would make me hesitate. If it were a perfect match for one of my sites I would still consider it, but I would have to be convinced it was significantly better than my other options as an affiliate.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,172
Posted By cclou
Re: WOW Article Marketing just might work after all. 383,250 Views? And $43,800?

Ha! It's funny because it's true. Certainly I wasn't the only person who would make wild predictions using the power of math when I was a newbie.
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th September 2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,767
Posted By cclou
Re: Does Money Buy Happiness?

To me, happiness comes from living in the moment. My cat just curled up in my lap and is purring up a storm. I'm enjoying that. It doesn't matter if I have $1 or $1,000,000 in the bank--I'm getting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,540
Posted By cclou
Re: MY FIRST SALE !!!!!!

Congrats! I think most of us here can relate to the excitement of a first sale. Mine was $46. The way I was acting you would have thought I had won the lottery. It's not so much the money as it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,539
Posted By cclou
Re: Does the Warrior Forum need a coffee machine?

No, but I really dislike coffee and I'm caffeine sensitive. I've been pushing it with my three cups of black tea as it is. I've looked, but the local store doesn't carry any caffeine-free black tea....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,219
Posted By cclou
Re: SICK OF FORCED CONTINUITY? Well So's The FTC! Here's A Court Case!

Glad to see the FTC cracking down on hidden continuity. It's a terrible thing. I don't have a problem with forced continuity as long as it is clear and it is simple to cancel. My rule is if I buy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 725
Posted By cclou
Re: Which Logo do you Like Best??

I prefer number 2. I'm not sure why, but it was the one I was drawn to. Possibly I like the font the best?
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