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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,085
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Is It Legal to Contact Businesses Via Email w/ Offers?

As others have stated, there is nothing wrong with contacting businesses with your offer as long as you follow these rules:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Do You Need Multiple Domains for the Same Business?

It really depends on your usage. The best scenario is to get the bulk of your traffic to go to your main website, which helps strengthen it's position and rankings. However, be sure you're on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain help! Need keypoints for sales letter.

Agree with Tom. I'll go a bit further and say .CO sucks for a business site. For the most part, the reason people register .CO domains is because the .COM is taken. It's a second-rate choice. And,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 937
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain dilemma please help me choose :)

Definitely go with the full domain name.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Bought a domain that was previously selling illegal products

You should be able to use it without getting into trouble, as long as you're a different owner and not selling counterfeit stuff. But, I wouldn't *want* to use a domain with this reputation for my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,807
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: OnlineBusiness.com - What would you do with it?

What would I do? I'd imediately hire a development team to create a strong revenue-generating web presence. My personal time would be very minimal.

Generate tons of traffic, and sell advertising....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Where to Sell Domain Names

At Tom said, contacting potential buyers directly is the most effective way, but you can also get a lot of exposure by listing your domains at many free listing sites:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Brand Names in Domain Names

You're talking about Trademarks. A trademark is established and owned. It is the responsibility of the trademark owner to protect the trademark, or risk losing it. Therefore, legal action is usually...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 805
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Can I Sell Graphics That Have Stock Photos in Them?

It's VERY clear - images you get from stock image sites are for your personal use only. You cannot sell or distribute them to other people unless you have purchased a license from the copyright owner...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: little help

What do you mean by "perform well"? That's an odd question. Domains don't perform at all.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: domain name buyer wants valuation certificate?

SCAM. I've never seen a legitimate buyer ask for an appraisal. They try to get you to buy an appraisal, make money from that, then you'll never hear from them again.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Advice with domain name choice

Use the correct spelling. Which would you prefer visit your website, the few who don't spell correctly, or the masses who do? If this was a site of any importance to my business, I'd register both....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domainers whats your thoughts on the newer .World domain names?

As has been stated, it all depends on what you intend to do with it. As for registering it to flip, you'll have a much harder time doing so than with the .COM version, and won't get nearly the price....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Where to List/Sell Your Domain Names

While $159 is on the very low end of the scale, especially for that domain name, you can't sneeze at a quick $158 profit :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Where to List/Sell Your Domain Names

It seems like every single day there is someone here asking where they can list/sell their domain names. Here is a list of marketplaces that allow free listings. Most will claim a small percentage of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th February 2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Need your help in Domain Flipping.

Because value is not about keywords necessarily. "HomeInsurance.com" is clearly a very valuable domain.

As soon as you add a word that is mostly meaningless, the value goes down the drain. Why...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Need your help in Domain Flipping.

I agree with Tom, except for one of the domains. AllHomeInsurance.com, although a little awkward, could fetch the $500 you're asking. It's a very useable domain for an insurance broker specializing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: A question for experienced Domainers

Using a "Buy Now" price on your Sedo listing dramatically increases your chance to sell, assuming it's priced at fair market value.

Using "Make Offer" on your listing will dramatically decrease...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd February 2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 783
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: What is your best internet marketing experience?

My best Internet Marketing experience was attending (and speaking at) my first IM event. That changed everything for me. There's nothing like making personal, face to face contact with like-minded...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Strategy for picking up domain name and domain name split testing?

I'll echo what Steve said - you want high relevance. Memorability is important too, but if the words in your domain are highly relevant (and make sense), people won't have a hard time remembering...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 906
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Selling Domains?

Domaining is an extremely simple business - after all, you're simply buying low and selling high.

BUT - it's a very complicated business as well, if you want to make a consistent income and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: New to Domain Buying and Selling. Are these Domains any good?

A word of caution. Never use the word "best" in a domain name that is meant for anyone in the medical profession (Dentists, doctors, etc.). It's considered unethical to proclaim you're the "best"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd February 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Is it good idea to buy .org domain?

As others have said, for SEO purposes it makes very little difference.
If you're buying a domain to flip it, there is a big difference.
.COM sells faster and for much more money than any other type...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,671
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Congrats JVZoo on $100 Million Mark

Congratulations E Brian Rose, Bryan Zimmerman and Chad Castleman for building a hugely successful and VERY user-friendly affiliate platform.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Great Password Generator

There are many good password generators out there, but I love this one created by Dan Nickerson. It allows you to pick and choose many options and you can generate a batch of passwords all at once.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Am I getting a fair price for my domain?

As everyone else has said, this is far from enough information to even give a ballpark opinion.

Domain names aren't priced according to how many characters are in it. That can be one of the many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,607
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Paying 70.000$ for a website, should I do it?

I'll echo the RUN RUN RUN sentiment here. Even if all the numbers and stats were accurate, the required hosting and 33% commission is an absolute deal breaker.

A site like the one described would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Recording video with powerpoint

Richy, yes, that is simple to do with Camtasia. You just import all the individual media, whether it's a slide or screen recording or graphic, etc., then you can arrange the order and length any way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Recording video with powerpoint

Camtasia is definitely my favorite. There is also Sony Vegas to consider, but I have not worked with that.

You do know you can save PowerPoint as a video directly, right?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th December 2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,210
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Whats the catch with PLR?

And I'll add - Tiffany's PLR is at the very top of the quality scale. Seriously. Check out her website (plrminimart.com) and buy in confidence.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th December 2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Should I sell this domain?

You have two choices. 1) Sell it while you have a buyer NOW and use that money to reinvest in your business, or 2) wait months, or years to find someone willing to pay substantially more (if and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,836
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Flipping - Is it Still HOT?

It is extremely "hot" and a rock solid business, if you take the time to learn the ropes (what a concept). Those telling you otherwise have not taken the time to learn. That simple.

Any day of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th November 2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Should I use godaddy affiliate site?

I was at a complete loss for words when I read Dave's last comment... Thank you Alexa, for articulating what I was thinking. Just wow!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Advice needed selling 4 letter domain name

It's a very good domain name. The fact that it is a four letter .COM gives it intrinsic value, but the trick is to get it in front of the specific people who REALLY want it.

Using Flippa can be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,904
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Is it possible to make it in IM without coaching?

Coaching from a legitimate, experienced coach will no doubt get you on the right path and help you avoid lots of mistakes. That is, if you truly follow their advice.

Is it necessary? Absolutely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,736
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Are 5 or 6 letter domain name worth any domain?

The fact that it has only 5 or 6 characters is entirely meaningless. The value of any domain name comes from what the specific name means to a specific buyer. 15 or 25 characters can be far more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th October 2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: How much can I demand for this Domain?

I would not have paid the registration cost on this. First, the word "Cognizance" is not a common word recognized by the general population. Most will have a difficult time remembering the name, or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Amazon cookie only 24 hours

If you can get them to add to cart, then it's good for up to 90-days (until the shopping cart expires).

https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/help/t2/a11
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: stripchat domain info

Sorry, but that's absolutely not true. A trademark is often established without being filed/granted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Name Cybersquatting - HELP!

This is a pretty common situation, and the outcome heavily relies on trademark ownership.

There are always lots of gray areas in these situations, and the outcome can depend on legal...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: I want to host my WSO on my own website?

Naazim, to do this you simply put up a page on your website with your autoresponder form and instructions to the buyer. When they pay, have it go to this page. When they confirm, have it go to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Please STOP using MASSIVE PNGs in your WSOs and websites!

It would be nice if the forum had a max image size cap.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: I cant figure out what to do, help me please.

"I've though about doing a UDEMY course but what am I going to do that's not been done?"

That's entirely backwards thinking. The best selling courses are those that have been done many times...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st September 2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Local organic rankings: 1 site per city or multiple cities per site?

Depends on what you're trying to accomplish. As far as SEO and search engine rankings go, it doesn't matter. The content and on-page optimization is far more important. Either option should contain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,531
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Sedo or Flippa for selling a domain?

It depends on circumstances. To sell a domain quickly, a platform like Flippa is more geared for that. You pay a fee up front, whether it sells or not, and it is listed for very short term. Sedo is a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,164
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain flipping

Domain flipping is a very lucrative business - ONLY if you have the patience and determination to learn what works and what doesn't work. Many people have lost significant amounts of money by doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: why would anyone promote 40% comm. product

I'd gladly promote a product for 5% if the conversions were right.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Flipping-A Special Thank You To Gene Pimentel From The Nigerian Who Heed His Advice In 2

It's okay to be cautious of scammers from Nigeria or any other part of the world. That doesn't mean you're brainwashed into thinking all Nigerians are scammers. There are many wonderful people in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Flipping-A Special Thank You To Gene Pimentel From The Nigerian Who Heed His Advice In 2

Val22, I recommend beginners (and experienced domainers at all levels) spend time at the best domainer forums: DNforum.com and NamePros.com. There is a ton of education to be had there, and it will...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Flipping-A Special Thank You To Gene Pimentel From The Nigerian Who Heed His Advice In 2

Jideofor - Thank you so much for the shout-out. It is people like you that make my business worthwhile. And yes, I flip domains on a daily basis - even more than before :-) It's a spectacular...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Trademarks & domain names?

There are thousands of domains registered that contains the word "Windows", even though it's a massively protected trademark. Same holds true for thousands of other common words. The trouble only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: Domain Value Estimator Sites

There is no such thing as a good domain value estimator. That's because each and every domain is a unique item, and the value depends entirely on your ability to fine the potential buyers who need or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: HELP: Question on Mechanics of Domain Flipping

Once you've agreed on a price, create a transaction at escrow.com to process the sale. Use the 50/50 option for domain sale (both parties pay 50% of the fee).

When the funds are collected, go to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th May 2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,851
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,387
Posted By Gene Pimentel
Re: 3 years and 2000 posts

Congrats Di! Excellent advice :-)
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