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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By russjam
Re: Like Amazon S3, but for PHP?

What is the issue with the script? Rackspace are normally pretty flexible so if it is just a matter of installing a very new (or very old) version of PHP then they are likely to oblige
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,196
Posted By russjam
Re: Wishlist Membership Plugin & Clickbank Custom Order Form?

Have you tried

http://1.rsupremacy.pay.clickbank.net/?sku=1302343223&cbskin=1
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By russjam
Re: Where do you host your videos?

You can protect the directory/folders/buckets so the list of files cannot be read.

Also there are various Secure Streaming plugins such as CloudPlayerPro and S3FlowShield that make ripping video...
Forum: Website Design 13th March 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By russjam
Re: Website Running Really Slow ??

If the site is image heavy then put the images onto a CDN and use WordPress › W3 Total Cache « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/w3-total-cache/) or WordPress › Hyper Cache «...
Forum: Website Design 13th March 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,371
Posted By russjam
Re: Adsense Plugin For WP?

Had success with WordPress › AdSense Integrator « WordPress Plugins (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/adsense-integrator/)
Forum: Website Design 13th March 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,133
Posted By russjam
Re: Wordpress Vs Joomla-your opinion

You can use any of them. They are all excellent!
Forum: Website Design 13th March 2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,159
Posted By russjam
Re: To Subdomain or Not To Subdomain?

Go for a single domain.
Forum: Website Design 11th March 2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By russjam
Re: How To Make a SimplePress Forum run faster

Very many thanks for the feedback. The issue was the high number of image icons that the forum uses.

I added the following lines to my.htaccess file to cache the images. The page load time has...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By russjam
Re: Found A Good Keyword, Whats Next?

I would go for the latter approach of hiring an article writer where you give them specific instructions of the topics to write about. If you set them up as a "contributor" on wordpress then they can...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By russjam
How To Make a SimplePress Forum run faster

I have been using the Simple Press WordPress forum plugin for three months. On a good day it is slow; on a bad day it is excruciatingly slow.

My server has lots of memory and IO bandwidth so there...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By russjam
Re: How to post a MindMap image on a Wordpress site???

Save the mindmap as PDF or JPG and put up on Amazon S3 or some other CDN.

Then post a link to the mindmap
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,356
Posted By russjam
Re: Best Wordpress Theme Structures

Hi Theresa

These are my rules of thumb for theme selection

Choose Genesis if one of their child themes is a close match to the site requirements and minor customization is necessary

Choose...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By russjam
Re: How to Take a Wordpress Blog to the Next Level

Some important things to get right are:

1) permalinks
2) choice of categories
3) tagging strategy
4) on page SEO
5) internal linking strategy
6) choose a theme that support rich archive pages...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By russjam
Re: Help -Wordpress Newbie

What WordPress Theme are you using? The theme can override the normal behaviour of the more command - that may be why you are not getting the results you expect
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th March 2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By russjam
Re: Is auto spun article submission now dead, magicarticlesubmitter articlemarketingrobot etc?

WELL SAID!

And better spinning will be required in the future as Google put a more focus in this area
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th March 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By russjam
Re: Found A Good Keyword, Whats Next?

Next step in to decide how you are going to monetize that keyword: your own keyword-related material, an affiliate offer, CPA, adsense, squeeze page leading to other offers?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By russjam
Re: How Many Pages Should My Blog Have?

You should have a page for every search phrase for your product.

Do some keyword research and find out what people type into the search engines when looking for this product.

You could end up...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,022
Posted By russjam
Re: Too many plugins, what to cut?

Of course, I agree with the general thrust of your argument. However, I do like Revision Control.

I set revisions at 2 , as it gives me a easy way to restore a post if I make a mistake

Does...
Forum: Offline Marketing 25th February 2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By russjam
Re: Redirecting domains

You are certainly right that this used to work (some years ago).

This is domain masking and was typically performed using frames.

However, Google is de-emphasising keyword rich domain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By russjam
Re: Best settings for the HelloBar?

I have using it for 4 days and have had 3752 impressions and 4 clicks and hence a clickthrough rate of 0.11%. This was with it display after 5 seconds and hiding after 15 seconds.

I am now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By russjam
Re: Email Marketing is over?

Email marketing is indeed DEAD.

Dead effective that is.

Right now your client should look at exploiting both email marketing and FaceBook as sales channels.

I suspect that email marketing...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 838
Posted By russjam
Re: Meta Description Tag..To use or not to use?

Exactly!

Google and Bing use the meta description when they think it is appropriate.

They don't use it if they find other text on the page that is better suited to the search term typed by the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th February 2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By russjam
Re: Link Not Hyperlinked - Still A Backlink?

If a "link" is not a hyperlink, it is not a link, it is just a URL. There will be no backlink and hence no passing of link authority.

There will only be some value if someone likes you comment and...
Forum: Offline Marketing 24th February 2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By russjam
Re: Redirecting domains

The latter approach is much better - redirecting domains by itself will add very little value.

1) Create a real site with regional specific articles, this can be product reviews, buyers guide,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2011, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By russjam
Re: Paypal order system

Hi

I am not sure what you mean exactly. Web apps for what purpose? Just any apps that can be sold on Warrior?

Clickbank.com is a possible choice as in CodeCanyon.net if you want to take...
Forum: Programming 23rd February 2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,052
Posted By russjam
Re: Issue a license key for a wordpress plugin?

I implemented a similar approach to the premium plugin, Gravity Forms, in my own plugin, Slickr Flickr. I came up with the solution by inspecting their code.

I addressed the GPL and licensing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By russjam
Re: PayPal Question ? 2 or more on line Businesses

Pete,

PayPal does not allow you to have 2 accounts if it is the same business / legal entity.

If you are selling products (one-time charges) then you can have 2 different IPN handlers (use the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,835
Posted By russjam
Re: What is paypal sandbox?

No, the sandbox can be used to test your site.

My testing is in 3 phases:

1) Run tests with buttons wired to PayPal sandbox until it is working reliably

2) Run test with buttons wired to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd February 2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,292
Posted By russjam
Re: Paypal order system

What environment are you working in for the sales page with the paypal buttons? WordPress, Drupal, Joomla?

Right now I am implementing a WordPress plugin to integrate PayPal with InfusionSoft....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,556
Posted By russjam
Re: Dangerous to rely on PayPal

I am using PayPal for recurring subscriptions as a secondary payment option to Credit Card using SagePay(aka Protx) as the payment processor.

Please can you elaborate of the monkey's finger - are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,556
Posted By russjam
Re: Dangerous to rely on PayPal

PayPal is a great way to get started for small businesses due to low/no set up charges.

However, once the money going through the account is too big to lose then it is time to get a Merchant...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By russjam
Best settings for the HelloBar?

Hi,

I have just got an the HelloBar beta programme this morning and have installed the bar on my site slickrflickr.com (it only took 3 minutes)

What are people's thoughts about the hello bar...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By russjam
Re: Index - Sales page or teasers to articles?

Hi Laura,

Looks very good: just a couple of ideas you might want to test.

1) Include a video of yourself taking about the product/plan

2) Offer a short cut to reading the entire page to find...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th February 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By russjam
Re: Titles as images instead of H1

Good headings are really important for humans and search engines.

Use H1 tags with the correct text and keep your designer happy by using a background image with the pretty version of the title....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,022
Posted By russjam
Re: Too many plugins, what to cut?

This is standard plugin set for my blogs

akismet - spam handling
all-in-one-seo-pack - seo
contact-form-7 - contact form
google-analytics-for-wordpress - analytics
google-sitemap-generator -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By russjam
Re: What is the most effective way to promote a WordPress plugin

Thanks for the suggestions Mpgweb.

The current plugin is too cheap for Warrior Special Offers or an Affiliate program - it is only $2 a month.

However the next plugin under development is much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By russjam
Re: What is the most effective way to promote a WordPress plugin

Thanks ScriptDesigner, I have not spent any time in Classified Ads (until now) - Thanks for the tip - I will add this as another sales channel
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By russjam
Re: What is the most effective way to promote a WordPress plugin

Many Thanks for those ideas-

I have a couple of other plugins under development that will be suited to the Premium WP Plugins approach. Unfortunately I am unavailable for hire right now as I have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By russjam
What is the most effective way to promote a WordPress plugin

This is a marketing question for WordPress Plugin Developers.

What are the best channels for promoting Premium WordPress plugins?

So far I have:

- a free version of the plugin on the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th February 2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By russjam
Re: Best Way To Host Downloads ?

One suggestion is to put the content on Amazon S3 (this costs just a few pennies each month) and then use expiring links to the content. This means that your users need to pay or sign up for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 905
Posted By russjam
Re: Why is Free so Expensive?

Jack,

I broadly agree with your rule within a slight modification - I like to allow 10% of my time for non focussed learning and research - which in a sense is just listening to the broader...
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