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Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th November 2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By RayWhittaker
What are the Warrior rules on signatures?

Hi
I'm hoping someone can enlighten me. Apologies if this is the wrong place to post this.

I've been wondering about the rules on signatures in posts on the Warrior forums. I have seen...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: People using your Ezine Articles without crediting your site

The thread that TeamGlobal (http://www.warriorforum.com/members/teamglobal.html) posted is good information but it relates to the theft of a website not plagearism of an article.

Unfortunately, we...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Would Using Reprint Rights Articles Hurt Rankings?

No, that's about the gist of it. The difference is post panda, Google is has apparently got better at it from what I understand.



No, I don't believe any recommendation like that would be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,018
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Just found an affiliate website promoting my product and ......

Could it be a typo and he's just caught the '3' by accident. Maybe he hasn't realised. Have you tried contacting him to ask?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Shhhhhh! It's a secret!

There's a whole stack of so called 'trigger words' that are supposed to get people rushing to press the order button. I'm no expert on these but I can't help wondering if people aren't becoming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Has Anyone Gotten into Google Plus in the Last Month or So?

I got it via an invite from an existing user but that might have been more than two months ago.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Would Using Reprint Rights Articles Hurt Rankings?

Firstly, Google does not penalize websites for running duplicate content. If they did, all the article directory sites would be blown out of the water.

If you want the official Google word on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: PLR products/articles

I wouldn't recommend using PLR articles, or any products for that matter, without doing a complete re-write. And if you're going to do that you might as well just write new original articles.

If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: I'm new here but not new in marketing

Hi and welcome.

Everything that's been said so far is all valid advice. The only thing I would add is:

Try to add value to any threads that you post in. People who just post quick one liners...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Just finished a major inbox culling... Who do you rate and why?

For me it would have to be:

Stuart Ross and Daniel Wagner (I'd have to say that since I'm a member of their Six Figure Mentors community)

I think Charlie Page is a good call from william1872. I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Buying expiring domains

Goddady Auctions is one such site. I think it cost $5 to set up an auctions account if I remember rightly. It's not strictly speaking an auction site despite its name.

You might also want to look...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: What Do I do with this new site of mine

When it starts paying will depend on how soon you can get visitors; and of course how many visitors.

To commercialise (monetize) a site like that your probably looking at selling advertising,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 12th September 2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,074
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Where to get cheap facebook fans..?

I've known people who have paid fiverr gigs to get fans. They are usually not worth the fiver.

That's also true if you buy twitter followers or facebook friends. There are no shortcuts to building...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th September 2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Domains and Keywords

You could go for the highly competitive keywords but as you probably know, the domain name is only one factor in SEO.

The reason for using an EMD of course is to get your main keyword into your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Google not sending me visitors suddenly, help please

That could be one reason why you might be dropping in the Google pages (I assume your site is dropping down the results? You didn't actually say).

Panda would very likely hit you if you're not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Duplicate content rule with regards to your own content?

I thinks that's unlikely but that's a great post to link to. Thanks! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Who Owns The Copyright On A Guest Post?

I'm sure forum moderators have every right to edit or delete posts in accordance with their terms and conditions; which we all agreed to when we signed up.

Personally, I don't have any issue with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Who Owns The Copyright On A Guest Post?

Copyright laws in the UK and US are very similar as far as I'm aware (I'm no expert though :rolleyes:). But yes, there are parts of the world where copyright laws don't exist. Turkey is one of them I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Question for article syndicators...

Why would you want to contact people who have used your article on their site; assuming you could find them all?

The only time I've ever wanted to contact someone who has used my articles is when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Super Epic Traffic Building Technique (Perhaps comparable to Joint Ventures, and certainly easie

It's not the fact that the product is free that stops it being spam. If you send unsolicited messages, even for a free product, you will be marked as a spammer. Of course if they've asked for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Question for article syndicators...

Hello Yoan

I'm not sure I've understood your question correctly so apologies if I've gone off at a tangent here...

Contacting people who have used your article isn't really necessary; or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,047
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Who Owns The Copyright On A Guest Post?

If you submit your original content somewhere, the copyright remains yours. Most of the time we submit to article directories to allow people to use that content in its entirety and as long as they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Google Analytics?

A complete and perfect answer would probably fill a book; assuming anyone could provide such.

Google Analytics is for analysing your websites as the name suggests. It is not for increasing your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Signature Link

There was a signature on this post that you submitted.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Is This All It Take to Rank On Page One On Google?

It can be if you choose your keyword carefully.

You could be on page one of Google in a matter of hours for a keyword that nobody searches on; even without creating backlinks.

On the other...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Duplicate content rule with regards to your own content?

Google doesn't actually penalize you for posting duplicate content. This is a fallacy that seems to have taken hold around the IM world.

You have to look at it from Google's point of view. If...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: To Tease or Not to Tease?

The best way to find out for sure is do some split testing. There are some free tools around to help you do that.

Split test on your own site. It doesn't necessarily follow that a method that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: On Taking Responsibility

I think we would all agree that we are each responsible for our own actions. But I don't believe the answer is that simple.

It seems to be very common in the IM world that people blame the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By RayWhittaker
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th September 2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Question about where to find good graphic design software

Photoshop doesn't come cheap although Photoshop Elements is pretty reasonably priced.

Photoshop has tools for retouching photos (as you might expect). If you just want to work with graphics, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,190
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Post-Panda, How Will You Succeed?

There is talk that suggests they have implemented something like that. The badly spun sites are not doing as well. And I don't seem to be competing with badly spun versions of my own article so much...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,190
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Post-Panda, How Will You Succeed?

So Guys...

The original question that Will put to the forum was what would you do if you were in Google's place?

It's very easy to start griping about what Google does or doesn't do but...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th September 2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,190
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Post-Panda, How Will You Succeed?

Google has never liked squeeze pages, even befor Panda. You can even get your adwords account suspended if you send prospects to squeeze pages.

It's usually better to lead with your blog and put...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Mass Emailing using email client...

When you say 300+ clients, are they your clients? If they are what would be the problem in just emailing them? You already have a relationship with them don't you?

If they are not your clients,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: The largest portals, where you can place video promotional?

After YouTube I don't think there is much to choose between video sharing sites.

I also post to Dailymotion and Metacafe

If it's any help, Dailymotion comes up on page one of Google when I do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Hosting company SUSPENDED my account with all domains on... [Help me choose the next step]

I don't think it's always a matter of too many plugins, although that is one cause of such problems.

I can understand a host cutting off a site that is drawing too much resources on a shared...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Spun Articles. What say you?

Hand written content is at least readable (usually anyway). And quality is like beauty; it's in the eye of the beholder.

Spinning software is okay if you use it to spin manually. Check that the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Pages V/S Sub Domains

I've never heard of any study that has done a split test on the two variants. That's not to say there isn't one but I haven't come across it. I suspect it doesn't matter either way.

Having said...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th September 2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,190
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Post-Panda, How Will You Succeed?

Okay, so if I'm reading you right, the question is 'if I were a search engine, what would I do to weed out the spammers?'

I would incorporate a grammar checker into the ranking algorithm to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: i could not find my .htaccess file

What do you mean when you say you're trying to give your wordpress it's own domain? What exactly are you trying to do? Create a subdomain or an add-on domain... or something else?

In any event,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: how do i remove the comment box in word press?

You can turn off comments for individual posts or pages by selecting 'Quick edit' for the post or page. You'll find a checkbox labelled 'Allow comments'. Uncheck the box.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 516
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: If you had one tip to share what would it be?

Do the right things for the right reasons; and do them consistently.

Doing one thing consistently will bring more success than doing ten things erratically
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,104
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Spun Articles. What say you?

I've spun articles too but as DarrenHaynes says, you have to make sure you choose your synonyms carefully so that whichever synonym is used, the article will still read sensibly.

Lately though,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,992
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Hosting company SUSPENDED my account with all domains on... [Help me choose the next step]

I had exactly the same problem with the same hosting company. I got the distinct impression it was a ploy by Just Host to get people to buy their dedicated hosting.

Firstly, you can get into the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Where can I free hosting that works with wordpress

If you haven't got any money for even a cheap hosting package, you seriously need to rethink your strategy.

I don't mean to be harsh but you can't really run a business off no money, despite what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: A quick currency question?

The US Dollar is the de-facto currency of the Internet. The US seems to have the biggest online market, so they really drive this.

I wouldn't necessarily agree with Alexa though when it comes to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 786
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: "Newbie" - bad label or just TRUE?

Maybe the people who use 'newbie' as a put down have forgotten that they were new at this once.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,423
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Get free Website Traffic,Facebook Fans,YouTube Views,Twitter Followers, also my other YouTube tr

Okay, you're getting views but are you getting conversions. Traffic is useless unless the visitors are interested in what you're selling (or giving away).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,458
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: WTF is up with these new Clickbank rules?

In the UK, some businesses are doing something very similar all the time. We get TV and radio ads proclaiming very loudly that 'THE SALE ENDS ON SUNDAY'; usually from big furniture stores. Then the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Lost At PP Sea. Help Before Drowning?

Tools like Market Samurai are really better for keyword research than niche research; although they do have their place.

It can be hard work trying to dig out the perfect niche. Most people would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: wht abt these comments?

Spam comments are usually easy to spot. They are generic comments that could apply to any post but don't actually add any value.

A lot of them are selling viagra too!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Joint Venture or Affiliate Program? Which is best?

I think Pay Dot Com has sample contracts that you can adapt to your product. I'm not certain, it's been a long time since I was in that system but it could be worth checking out.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd September 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 919
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Can You Measure Link Juice?

Link juice isn't even a real name for anything. It's just an abstract idea that represents the potential of backlinks (for want of a better description).

So the short answer is no, there is no way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd September 2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Joint Venture or Affiliate Program? Which is best?

There's nothing to stop you doing both but not necessarily at the same time.

If you're friend is willing to promote your product to his list, you could go with that option first. After he's sent...
Forum: Website Design 2nd September 2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: How do you give limited dashboard access to a client in WP?

1. Log in to your Wordpress back end dashboard

2. Select 'Users' from the toolbar on the left

3. Select 'Add New'

4. Create a username and password for your client and enter your client's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By RayWhittaker
Re: Guru versus micro niche...

My mentors, who earn six figures a year online, actually made it easy for me to set up a site in exactly the same business. Granted I'm selling their system but I get a recurring income every month...
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