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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: My Useless Domain Name...

Another vote for pen pal... That's exactly what I thought of too :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 960
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Do You Ever Access the Forum From a Cell Phone?

I'm probably 50/50 between pc and iPhone.

I've voted for 'always' because I'm always logged onto WF through my iPhone. But, if 'often', or 'frequently' if had been an option, it would be more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st August 2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Amazon Affiliate Questions and More

I also use exact match as a more accurate measure.

Broad match gives results for your keyword in any order with extra words added, eg a search for 'blue widget' would also give results for blue...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th August 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,463
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: WOW my site just get on first page on Google

If you're using google, it's a mistake most of us have made at one time or another... Harness the feeling and that's what you're aiming for :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Many Out There Have or Use Thesis Theme?

Thanks for posting these - as I mentioned in my reply to the OP, I've been looking for Thesis themes this week and not found a lot that I like so far. I knew of 2 websites that you linked to but the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 848
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Many Out There Have or Use Thesis Theme?

I've used Thesis a couple of times, but my favourite theme at the moment is Headway. There was a bit of a learning curve but now I can get it to look any way I want, becasue of the leaf function and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: WP Plugin To Cloak Affiliate Links

The free version works fine for me too.

What problem are you having with it when you try to cloak a link? If you add details of the problem you're having, someone might be able to help.

To be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th August 2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Backlinks without Traffic as Seen by Google

Do you mean like having more backlinks than visitors?

It amazes me how SEO 'experts' advise getting as many backlinks as possible, without making the process look natural.

It must be a pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,837
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Outsource arbitrage

I've heard a lot about this type of arbitrage in the past and I know it can work well.

It can be lucrative and, as someone has said, you become more of a project manager/co-ordinator.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,337
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Is this stupidly ugly? Critique needed!

My first thought was about the trademark in the domain name. But, as you say, you've got that covered.

I gave up on the first one because it hadn't loaded in over 3 minutes. I'm using my iPhone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Adding WSO buyers to your list?

That's what separates the good from the bad.

Now if someone could bottle that and put it in a WSO, they'd be onto a winner :)

People hear that you've got to have a list to make money, all the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Adding WSO buyers to your list?

I agree, and I understand/accept that.

But, what's the point if building a list just to have big numbers of subscribers? Forced opt-ins might bring revenue for some guys, but for how long?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Adding WSO buyers to your list?

It's true - I have an email address that I just use for this stuff and when you start getting 3 or 4 emails from affiliates, all saying the sane things, word for word, you can quickly weed out the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Adding WSO buyers to your list?

3 WSOs I bought recently had forced opt-ins to receive the product - one of them I'd already unsubscribed from after receiving so many marketing emails and affiliate offers from another time I bought...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th August 2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Should I be making more with ads?

There are so many factors to take into account and your answer could be as a result of several, or just one of those.

For what it's worth though, unless you've changed it recently, I don't see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th August 2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: can someone help me find this wordpress theme, please?

Not sure what the theme looks like, because I'm using my iPhone and think there's some glitch, as it won't let me switch off the mobile theme.

If I was a regular visitor, outside of my IM stuff,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What are your thoughts on this writing position?

Looks like another spammer :rolleyes:

But, back to your question... Can you get references from anyone else who is writing for this company and using this system.

It sounds almost too good to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: As a visitor, which do you prefer? Video or Copy Salesletter?

Copy - I just prefer to read. It's just the way I learn and take things in.

I also surf the net whilst watching tv and whilst the rest of the family are asleep - text means I don't disturb anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Whats the Best Free Affiliates Link Cloaker?

Where did you get that information from? :eek:

There are several reasons for cloaking links and most are them aren't black hat at all.

If you're using Wordpress, Pretty Links is a good one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What Should I Do?

This is a great suggestion and should see you being paid one way or the other.

I agree with serving a DMCA notice as this is the right way to reclaim your work.

I don't think 'sweet revenge'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Create it, rank it - sell it?

If you have the right type of information, people will bookmark and come back to the site/page to check and re-check.

For example, why not have a step-by-step weekly plan, including goals etc....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Anyone else seen this ! Very surprised.

If the loophole existed, Google webmaster tools would surely have a record of any sites that you might have removed whilst logged in to your account.

It wouldn't look good on anyone who deleted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Talk Me Down Please

I've seen 3 of these today (2 of them from the same person, who opened threads with exactly the same question both yesterday and today)

The question was written as though from a newbie and was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Talk Me Down Please

I don't think Zanti means talking him down is a bad thing - I took it to mean that he thought he was losing the plot and you've made him realise he isn't :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 934
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Talk Me Down Please

I'm left wondering the same things too.

If you don't have anything extra, or anything of value to add to a thread, then why post a reply?

Surely, it's a good idea to read the WHOLE thread...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,417
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What is Black Hat Blogging really mean?

Some people believe that black hat is only the spammy stuff, like using software to post irreleveant comments on thousands of blogs.

Others believe that anything other than totally natural...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Create it, rank it - sell it?

I have to disagree about lightbox opt-in forms - I really don't like them and find it an annoying distraction, especially when I'm in the middle of reading something and it pops up.

I know it's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Create it, rank it - sell it?

Personally, I would put your opt-in form near the top of your page, instead of the bottom.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Blog: Release content slowly or post all at once?

You might want to check the link in your signature as it doesn't work for me.

I got there in the end though and the design looks good :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th July 2011, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Blog: Release content slowly or post all at once?

I'd agree with everyone so far - post a few to get going and then schedule the rest to be posted on future dates.

Scehduling posts like that is one of the great things about Wordpress and can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,996
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Im afraid to fail.

Maybe it's a 'clever' way to increase post counts, start what could be a popular thread with plenty of answers, views and sympathies... Then, when no-one's looking, drop in a signature link.

Call...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: New Site Review, built to make money :)

I would have to agree with that - I tried to look past it but it was distracting because there was too much of it. I would have looked at the titles/links more to find ones I wanted to read if I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: You guys give the best advice so Im coming back for more.

My partner always reminds me of the saying, "A little bit of something is worth more than a lot of nothing"

I'm not saying that you should be looking to accept only a 'little bit' for all your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Business Set Back - Warriors please help!

If he hadn't authorised the purchase and the other person had done it without his consent, how would he know whether or not he'd changed the passwords????

I would presume from that statement...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Help in locating this Amazon plugin

The WSO you're thinking of might (and I mean MIGHT lol) have been Colleen Slater's Amazon Treasure Chest.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th July 2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,616
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What is the best backlinking method for do it yourselfers?

You can also pick up some great tips by reading through the SEO specific section.

The replies you've got so far have given you some good tips. If you're looking for step-by-step help on a topic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,584
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: $0 - $300 a Month with Amazon Associates: What I've Learned

Well done and congratulations on your success so far!

It's great to see posts like this because it shows that it is possible to succeed with some hard work and by making the most of the skills you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Niche Research - Where Have I Gone Wrong?

Using an example from the list above, 'pioneer cd players', you could have your domain as 'cdPlayerReviews' and then target the brand you want by reviewing it as a post or page, etc. You could even...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 14th July 2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,444
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Best VPN service?

Another one for Hide My Ass - Works great, easy to use, quick and easy to change location/IP and very reasonably priced for a 12 month subscription.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Wordpress plugin for category organization?

Have a look at AVH Extended Categories Widget. It's a free plugin, easy to use and allows quite a lot of customisation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,072
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

I didn't miss your point... people will always find something to complain about, because we all have different tastes and ideals.

BUT, I think we can and should offer a medium to appeal to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Keeping duplicate content out of wordpress

Some themes have the option not to index category arhices, archives, tag archives and author archives.

I think that would solve your issue.

I use paid themes which allow you to do this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,072
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

You'll never make everyone happy, but surely appealing to the majority of people's learning styles is better than aiming at just 1.

Why would anyone choose to limit their market just to those who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Should I get my eBook turnied into audio?

It might defeat the object and I don't know whether it would be possible but, could you have an audio with just the necessary diagrams/images attached, so that someone could refer back to them?
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Should I get my eBook turnied into audio?

I thought it was only me who didn't like video, but have a look at this thread...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Should I get my eBook turnied into audio?

Some people prefer to read, while others prefer to listen, or watch a video. It all depends on people's individual learning method.

Even without pictures, some people might be able to conjure up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,072
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

I'm really surprised at how many others prefer pdfs - I thought it was just me, especially as so many WSOs and other products push the benefits of video and the perception of increased value if...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,072
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How Do YOU Feel About Long-Winded, Slow Talking Videos, Time Taking Videos?

I know what you mean, Michele - I switched off a video recently because I couldn't stand the slow speed and all the 'and errs' that were in there. The only possible explanation as far as I was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Use your Resources

I've ever tried any of them so don't know if it would work, but I have thought about trying Dragon or voice recording software to record content and/or notes whilst driving.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,473
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Stealing my content and sharing !!!

I've also been successful in getting lots of things removed, including whole websites.

On some occasions, I've had people who have spun my content to within an inch of its life and that's also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 770
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: Spinning articles on your money sites

It's still plagiarism, even if you spin it.

I've had some of my articles spun to within an inch of their lives and still had them removed by Google, Yahoo and Bing for copyright infringement.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,240
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What's the proper etiquette for giving Honest reviews on WSO's?

It also speaks volumes and tells me a lot about the warriors who own these WSOs.

I mean, if they're willing to go to these lengths to get reviews, how good is their product? What faith do they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How much is this domain worth?

I really wouldn't risk doing anything with it - unless you can make enough money to cover any potential legal fees you might incur from using a trademark in the domain.



18 x what the website...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,240
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What's the proper etiquette for giving Honest reviews on WSO's?

I think you can tell from the reviews whether someone has actually used/tried/read/implemented the WSO.


Like you say, some reviews don't mention anything about the product whatsoever and these...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th July 2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: How much is this domain worth?

Tesco is a pretty large brand name and certianly one I wouldn't want to risk.

I'm not sure about other countries but, here in the UK, Tesco is HUGE and I would be very surprised if they didn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,240
Posted By chumpschimps
Re: What's the proper etiquette for giving Honest reviews on WSO's?

Wow! To be honest, that surprises me. But then again, it's life and nothing should come as a shock.

To me, it shows how some guys might be willing to abuse their position as long-standing members...
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