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Forum: Reciprocal Links 17th December 2013, 08:32 PM
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Forum: Reciprocal Links 17th December 2013, 08:30 PM
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Forum: Reciprocal Links 17th December 2013, 08:29 PM
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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th October 2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,847
Posted By trapp120
Re: Suspended from Adwords

I'm having a hard time getting "unsuspended". They've mentioned "repeated advertising policy violations" and that "You have
repeatedly submitted ads that had poor quality landing pages in this or a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By trapp120
Observation

I've been active on this forum for something like 2 weeks, but marketing online for over 7 years without ever needing another job. I don't mind answering questions or sharing what I know, but I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th October 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By trapp120
Re: Anyone Know Any Co-Workers At Digg?

Cause you don't sound like a douche at all! At any rate. Use your head, find employees on LinkedIn and contact them through that service, FB or find their email address. I know someone that just left...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By trapp120
Re: You Guys Up For a Challenge?

It's people like you with no idea how to market specific businesses, that burn reputable marketing companies in the future. That being said, you have time to formulate a strategy and you're trying to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By trapp120
Re: Your Thoughts on this Idea???

Its not a bad idea, but I have a few questions. What would the features be for turning it on or off? Can you do it from your phone? No one wants support calls after work and if you're away from your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th October 2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By trapp120
Re: Affiliate Program not paying out? or delay payments?

I gave MarketHealth a spin a few months ago, a lot of clicks, no conversions. Then I read up a bit on them and let's just say the bad reviews far outnumbered the good ones. I can't vouch for their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By trapp120
Re: Too Competitive for a beginner? Help me decide!

Whatever you do, build an email list. Don't think this sh1t is too difficult, the difficult niches are difficult for a reason - there's a lot of money in it.

My advice would be to talk directly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By trapp120
Re: Do sales usually die down around this time of year? =(

In my industry, and MANY others, Q4 is dead as a door nail. Unless you're selling sh!t people buy as presents, you're going to feel a hit.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By trapp120
Re: new advertising opportunity? Google images ppc?

It's not new, but the implementation is much more prevalent now. Google has been trying to monetize image traffic for years. From what I understand you can't target it and honestly, unless it's a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,271
Posted By trapp120
Re: Site flipping hype

Are you serious? Who wouldn't do that? That dude is dreaming if he thinks someone is going to sell a site doing $120k/yr rev for $100k. Even if profit was 40% that's a bad deal.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,271
Posted By trapp120
Re: Site flipping hype

It's just so much work for so little money until you have a decent list, some real industry contacts, and are flipping 6 figure domains/sites. I've solicited domain owners and made 200% profit a few...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By trapp120
Re: The Best Affiliate Marketing Method

I have very little experience with email marketing (at least on the business end of it), but even with the revenue you can generate from PPC, I believe email, with the right list, has the ability to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By trapp120
Re: What is the Warrior's Price Range?

Sitepoint? Please, dude...that is Flippa. And as for serious buyers. I have a domain I'm asking mid 5 figures for and people were PM'ng me all over the place saying "Take it to SEDO, you'll never get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By trapp120
Re: New Google Service: "Google Editions" - For Selling Digital Products - Coming in 2010

This kind of tactic is exactly what I mean when I say Google is squeezing the affiliate? They want to run a successful CPA model. This is just stupid. They control 70% of the search market and now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By trapp120
Re: What to do with 12.5 Million leads? (these are not purchased leads)

If you can break that list up into demographics, and they're opt-in, I would be interested in a bulk mail.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By trapp120
Re: How many affiliate websites are you operating right now?

About 200, but that's 7 years worth of work and most of them were used for PPC. Organic I only have about 5. All one niche. I find it funny when people take on 10 different niches and get pissed when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th October 2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By trapp120
Re: My First Real Project website about to be launched need advice

Are you an expert of any kind in this field? That's where videos come in. Sheet music is a huge industry and if you can find webmasters with lyric and tab sites, you could do well. Is this an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By trapp120
Re: PPC Split Testing

If you're talking about landing pages. Never longer than a day. With Google that's really all the traffic sample you need. Now, which day might be more important than others. I would say split...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By trapp120
Re: Should I Use Domain Forwarding Or Redirect?

Why wouldn't you just do this

<a href="http://www.mydomain.com/click.php?ARTICLEID=1&OFFER=12">MYDOMAIN.COM</a>

This way they only "see" the anchor text which denotes your site, but, you're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By trapp120
Re: My First Real Project website about to be launched need advice

Congrats on the site. Don't doubt yourself, you've come this far.

In order to give you advice on launching effectively, I'll need to know what niche (if any) in the music market you're targeting....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By trapp120
Re: Avoiding the "Thin Affiliate" Google Slap

No, you really should cloak them.

Besides, if you have a static page with a link like

cjaffilliate.com/cj.php?CID=209&Product=9028j20323j

I can simply do a search on Google for "CID=209"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By trapp120
Re: Can I Not Just Redirect My Traffic?

Bryan, that's a super lame tactic that Google would have an issue with, not too mention the visitors that hit your site.

Instead, why don't you mimic the landing page and ask the merchant if you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By trapp120
Re: Can someone help me figure out my rank for certain keywords?

download the firefox plugin Rank Checker (and the other tools they have) at SEObook and you're golden.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By trapp120
Re: i need help to get started with affiliate marketing

We would really need to know what you're starting from, i.e. how much you already know and what you've already tried.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th October 2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By trapp120
Re: Avoiding the "Thin Affiliate" Google Slap

Are you talking specifically about organic listings? This is a big problem right now with Adwords, but organic, it doesn't seem to be hit as hard. If you feel that your site is "thin" then keep on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By trapp120
Re: Best method for PPC on a budget

I've done $800 in profit a day off of $200 spend on FB. I'm glad some of my competitors feel it doesn't convert. I mean, why would it? You only have access to 250m people broken down by demographic ;)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By trapp120
Re: PPC Affiliate Marketing 101 from $600,000 a month Affiliates

PPC is not a beast, ignorance and being ill prepared is.

As for these guys, $600k a month is a very large total, but you're undoubtedly not getting anywhere near the full story of what it takes...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By trapp120
Re: Google's Content Network CPM

Google is incredibly slow at approving and migrating new content ads (Text or Image). It can take weeks, even longer, often regardless of bid (if you're bidding reasonably) but it will hit, and often...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By trapp120
Re: PPC For Dummies?

PM me, I'll tell you anything you want to know about PPC for free.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By trapp120
Re: Are all 1 word domains name considered premium?

It costs you next to nothing to find out! Check out DNJournal if you ever need any inspiration. There's plenty of obscure domains selling for mid 5 figures ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By trapp120
Re: Over 30,000 Visitors Per Day

PM me info on the site.

And John, be careful saying 10x with proof of profit. Sustainability, and if possible revenue growth year over year is much more important in valuation - especially on a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By trapp120
Re: Online Strategy For Limited-Menu Fast Food Joint?

I see you've already landed the deal, but hopefully you'll still be looking for ways to help market their site inexpensively.

Focus less on the website "presence" initially and focus on repeat...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th October 2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,413
Posted By trapp120
Re: Internet marketing will be dead soon

If some of my competitors felt this way I'd make more money.

It's absolute bull****, the Internet is a channel a medium, much like television, print, display, etc. As long as there is a direct...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By trapp120
Re: My traffic is flat

You're #10 for "search craigslist", the volume is going to be at or near the top of the listings. Without sitelinks you're probably not going to take out the top 2 listings (one of them being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,286
Posted By trapp120
Re: What should I do with these 80000 email addresses?

80,000 emails x $250 CAN SPAM fine = $20,000,000 potential fine

I can think of better ways to spend $20m ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,559
Posted By trapp120
Re: Does saving files on the Desktop slow a computer?

I use a mac, but if you saw my desktop you would freak out. I probably have 300 files sitting on there. The only time my comp is ever slow is when I've got Dreamweaver and Photoshop open at the same...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By trapp120
Re: Outsourcing: Hourly Vs Fixed Rate?

Fixed price, every time. Paying hourly opens you to overage and you should try to limit as many rolling variables as possible.

Wouldn't you rather know a design is going to cost you $75 flat with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By trapp120
Re: Understanding Google Keyword Tool

It means Adwords competition. The only data I've found relatively reliable with the G tool is the estimated volume for searches (mostly on generics) and the keyword itself. The CPC prices are a joke,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,217
Posted By trapp120
Re: I got my 1st sale today...Newbies, Don't Quit

It only takes that first one, great job!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,562
Posted By trapp120
Re: Direct Linking Is NOT Dead!!! ($205 on First Day!)

Yep! Not too mention (but I will), the direct link is reserved for the company you're promoting. Be ethical and build a new site around the content and promote it that way, it's one extra step in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,131
Posted By trapp120
Re: I've Finally Cracked the Code!

Publicity does it every time. Congrats.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By trapp120
Re: Affiliate Management Software, is there one that does this?

I played golf with a guy from DirectTrack. He said it was about $4k for the software, and I've heard that from multiple sources. It's possible there's a variable in cost, but that's what I know.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By trapp120
Re: Good Time to Startup a Business?

I don't know if I can give you the answer you need, but personally, I'm a gambler. I'm willing to bet my skill against anyone, in any market and bad economy or not - I will succeed.

I would be...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By trapp120
Re: Would you go head to head up against another Adsense website?

Carlos, there is no real question here. Of course you do it!

Google should have decent click fraud measures in place. You should however keep analytics on your site and monitor activity, and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By trapp120
Re: Possible Legal Action/Class Action Google

Paul, I don't believe Google "says" anything about not allowing affiliates. I believe Google finds various ways internally to weed them out. It may be an attempt to make more money directly from the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By trapp120
Re: Possible Legal Action/Class Action Google

Thanks guys, and yes I agree that they're definitely a tough fight. I mean, who wants to lose? When a company like GEICO can go up against Google and essentially declare a "draw", then it doesn't...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th October 2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By trapp120
Possible Legal Action/Class Action Google

I will try to keep this brief.

I'm looking into my legal options against Google, Inc regarding a recent ban from using their Adwords service going forward and would like to talk with U.S....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,587
Posted By trapp120
Re: Are Your Goals too Small? His 84th day online...$8K day, $13K week, $4K residual

I don't like how this post feels like ad copy. If the guy doesn't want to give out his personal info, states, or his niche, then the only person to gain from mentioning this is you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,345
Posted By trapp120
Re: Newbie Question- Can i make $1000 a month by the end of this year?

You don't need a guide man. You just need a few pointers.

Identify a high volume niche.
Go straight to the source, email biz dev/affiliate manager and tell them you can do big volume and want top...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 10,826
Posted By trapp120
Re: 98% Of Salesletters To Become Illegal Soon? What's The Warrior Solution? :)

Many Super Affiliates will never care about long-term profits, as you're never assured of anything when you don't control a product/service - so large short-term profits are king.

The law as it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,010
Posted By trapp120
Re: Google Dropped my $40k/year page

Google has always railed against one thing - poor content and will do whatever they can to efficiently stop it. It's something anyone with success has already faced over the years. It's not 2001 -...
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