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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By CmdrStidd
Thanks to Italy's actions with Google...

I just got back from my attorney's office and the following is what he is recommending I add to my Conditions of Use page for my website.

I recommend that you all schedule an appointment with your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Going in a new direction...

I really want to thank you all for your input in this. I will have to look them over and see if what I want to do can be done with WP or if I need to go with a CMS. Also, to dogscout, thanks for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,338
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: CreateSpace Opinions?

I have used createspace to print my book and they require you to approve a proof copy of the book. As for the quality, I would put it up against Scholastic, Harlequin or Shuster & Shuster to name a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Marketing to Youngsters On The Web??

I dont know if this will help or not. I found it by googling marketing statistics children and this is one of the links that came up.

Statistics and Data Regarding Youth Marketing - Kid Club...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By CmdrStidd
Going in a new direction...

Often times I have done website coding myself and not used any of the pre made software that is available, however, in a new endeavor I do not have the time to completely code all the necessary...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th February 2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: If you could hire any copywriter ? .....

Hey Mark,

The one I would recommend is a straight shooter from the word GO. He is a fantastic individual who will do all he can to help you out. I would give him 10 thumbs up and I doubt that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: How much is Pay Pal worth to you

Paypal does not have any branches because Paypal is not a bank and is not FDIC insured. In fact, if Paypal filed bankruptcy tomorrow, anyone with money in their Paypal accounts would most likely...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,188
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Google Convicted In Italy

Thats great, thats fantastic.

BTW, can the hosting company that hosts your sites afford that as well to monitor every word you put up on your blogs, and posts, and sales pages. Not to mention all...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,188
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Google Convicted In Italy

To all of you that are saying Google needs to suffer the consequences for this, I want to ask you something. Are you willing to wait for 6 months to a year for your content to be approved for your...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: meta tags: useful or a joke?

Well Martin, I will say this about you, you are definitely one of the few that are willing to put the truth out there no matter who it might hurt, feelings wise. I like that about you. Also, I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: meta tags: useful or a joke?

Ok, then. Thanks to all of you for giving your answers.

To Sup3rskunk,

While I agree that these smaller ones don't really send traffic, what they do give is backlinks that the 3 big engines...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: meta tags: useful or a joke?

Thanks for the replies. The question I am asking though is what proof do we have that these search engines still use meta tag data? I can list a couple thousand people that will say that they heard...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: I'm having trouble with product creation...

Hey Tim,

Here is my take on it from the world around us. McDonalds and Wendys both have about the same menu. Hamburgers. McDonalds had been round for quite a while before Dave Thomas started up...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By CmdrStidd
meta tags: useful or a joke?

For a long time now I have heard all through the SEO world about using meta tags to put in a description of the website, the keywords that would be primary to the site and other important...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Newbie Question - Providing Incentives to Purchase Products/Services?

Many of them are scams and when you do their "survey" you are given choices of offers to sign up for. You have to sign up for so many bronze offers, so many gold offers and so many platinum offers...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 10th February 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,688
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Comment Sniper. Anyone?

Mine worked but it was on my other computer and the mother board crapped out in it. You might have just gotten a corrupted file. I would see if you could download it again. Also ask if they have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Offine Marketers: Which one of you are doing public speaking?

In the summer especially my buddy runs a weekend seminar at some of the major colleges around the area. Best part is, they do his advertising, and promotions, they get the money at the door but he...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,257
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: "Oops, I messed up the link I sent you in my previous email,"

I would have to say that the funniest "Oops" email I got was from a guy who sent out the "Oops" email 2 days before he sent out the product email that supposedly had the broken link in it. Needless...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,257
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: "Oops, I messed up the link I sent you in my previous email,"

Yes, people are human and yes they make mistakes, but I left one list because every other email was "Oops" I am sorry but that many mistakes is no mistake. Every once in a while, sure that is no...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Got a question for all warriors...

That is the number he threw out but I am sure it can be tweaked to be brought lower. We have not really looked at it all but he is going with his current setup as a basis. I am not the professor...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By CmdrStidd
Got a question for all warriors...

I just got off the phone with a friend of mine and he put something up to me that I was not sure if there would be a market for it or not. What he was talking about was a micro continuity program...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th February 2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Any Recommendation on Help Desk Software?

Neil, I too want to add my thanks. I have become so used to osTicket that I sometimes forget that I need to check and see if there is anything better out there. Its that old dog new tricks thing I...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 9th February 2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Any Recommendation on Help Desk Software?

I dont do much that requires screenshots and stuff but I have not had any complaints with osTicket. It allows you to direct the complaint to the proper dept. or person and it tracks the length of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,620
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Another Clickbank Launch - Another Fake Screen Shot

Not only that but with the use of the .NET framework I can recreate the IE design and make a fake login page that looks so real, no one could tell the difference. I would not even have to pause it,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th February 2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Does This Software Exist?

Not that I am aware of. I doubt youtube would allow that to happen although they do allow you to put your website link in at the end of the video. That is the closest I know of.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Should I cloak affiliate links?

Not only is Google an issue but so is the problem of people stealing your commissions from you. They like what you are showing them but then they remove your affiliate id and use their own or none...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: I am looking for a special online tool...

Oh, thank you so very much, this is what I was looking for. I have some ideas for domain names for my new site but I wanted to test them for market feasibility first. Since my desktop crashed and I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Don't trash the competition - just make more money than them

A wise man once said "You don't make yourself taller by putting others down." It is a shame that people today would rather talk about how the other person is so bad rather than talking about the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By CmdrStidd
I am looking for a special online tool...

I think it was run by Microsoft but I am not sure about that. All I know is you would type in the domain name you were thinking of registering and it would kick back the percent likelihood of that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Quick "Bonus" Download for Large File

Add a link to Download Accelerator Plus. They have a free version that will speed up downloads considerably. If you really want to make their day, include a link to the crack for it where they get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd September 2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,747
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Article Re-writing

My suggestion is to go to a bookstore and get the Roget's Desk Reference set. It contains 3 books, a dictionary, thesaurus and a writer's guide to English. All you will actually need is the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,499
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: What Is The EASIEST Way To Make Money Online?

I was? Oh, yeah, I was. I was. ;)


Oh, so you tried the printer with the $1 or the $5 bills before? Did it work well for you? I was able to get away with it for about 2 years before anyone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,381
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: What Is The WORST Marketing Advice You Have Ever Heard???

The absolute worst advice I ever heard came from a Warrior. His advice was given without testing, without any proof to back it up and without merit.

"You cannot succeed without an advertising...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,499
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: What Is The EASIEST Way To Make Money Online?

The easiest is downloading a decent looking picture of a $1 bill or a $5 bill and then print them out at normal size using a laser printer. Hey, you asked about making money and mine is the only one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: How to protect your eBook?

Orator, I am so glad to see that you are so upbeat and chipper here. Could you hold down all that well wishing and stuff as there are people trying to be cynical here.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 866
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: How to protect your eBook?

One thing I would do is to register the ebook and get yourself an ISSN for it. The ISSN is like an ISBN but it is for electronic media rather than a tangible book. The application process is free,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: >> Need Help << having 3 different payment accepting accounts

This is something that can be done in code if you know what your doing. It would be in something like javascript but the real question is why would you want to do this in the first place? It is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,709
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Is Using Fake Testimonials Illegal?

Steve!?!?:eek:

You shock me!! YOU watch soaps? :eek:

I am flabbergasted! BTW, I personally like Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless. Which ones do you watch?

LOL:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,709
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Is Using Fake Testimonials Illegal?

Any 'gurus' encouraging this behaviour should be shot on site, no questions asked. Fake testimonials are so lame when all it takes is asking someone to try it and give their opinion of it. If a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Hiring a "Tech Guy" - Any tips?

Here is just my two cents worth. Take it with a grain of salt. Prepare a test or a series of questions that are in the area of the jobs that the tech would be doing. Ask them these questions and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: New eBook - Need Someone to Check it Out

While I would not do it to give you a testimonial, I owned my own printing company for 7 years, I have multiple books and reports in print including a ghostwritten autobiography of a friend in the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Please. Be a human first, a marketer second

Alas, what you say is very much true, but as sure as rain will fall from the sky, there will be someone somewhere who will spam blogs, emails and anywhere else they can think of just because they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 981
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Outsourcing Articles Prices

When I do take on a Ghostwriting assignment I typically will charge around $12 to $15 for a small article, $15 to $25 for a medium and $25 on up for a large but I am one of the few article writers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st September 2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Want to write a high quality article of 250 words in 5-7 minutes? YES!! only 5-7 minutes.

My only concern here is the fact that anyone can post anything to Wikipedia and unless it is challenged it stands as fact. I have found many inaccuracies in their information throughout the past...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,918
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: STOP Profile Spamming! You Are Better Than That

Here, here!!!

Spamming is a Blackhat activity and Blackhat is always short term because the SEs are going to catch on and then they will change the algorithm to where those methods gain nothing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: OFFLINE - Services and Prices

Believe me, there is plenty to go around. I wish you lots of success.:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: OFFLINE - Services and Prices

Razztek,

One of the biggest factors that you need to consider is what will the market handle where you are? My prices listed above would be way too low in someplace like New York or Las Angeles...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 852
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: OFFLINE - Services and Prices

You said a mouthful when you said that there are a lot of different factors but I will try to give it to you as best as I can.

Basic website w/o shopping cart starts at $800 and goes up depending...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Does It Makes Me A Bad Guy For Wanting To Outsource Outside of The US????

How very unfortunate, Bev and yet, how very true. I have travelled the globe and only in America do you hear someone say "I wish they all would go back where they came from" when talking about a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Redirect Question

Jason,

I do not mean any disrespect to Thomas, but you need to check and see if his method will still keep your page rankings for those pages or if you lose that using his method. I don't know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: How to Merchant Account Owners Avoid a 1%+ Complaint Rate?

You are correct in that many of those companies that have reccurring charges have a much higher rate of complaint than 1%, however, you have done everything you can possibly do to keep that rate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Redirect Question

Jason, I can sympathize with your situation. You can do what is called a 301 redirect inside the .htaccess file and you wont lose any of your page rank this way. Just remember that it is a 301...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Does It Makes Me A Bad Guy For Wanting To Outsource Outside of The US????

I recently was talking to a young man born and raised right here in the United States who was only about 22 or 23 years old. This young man had very poor writing skills. His spelling left much to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2009, 02:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,337
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Warriors, How DO YOU stay organized with Research???

I used google docs when I was starting out. It was free and it had everything I needed, a word processor, spreadsheet, calendar, to do list, and much more. It made things really nice until I could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: My Affiliate Site was Hacked!!! So freakin' mad...

Trish, do you use a business layer in your design to filter all the inputs through? What kind of validation do you do on your inputs from the end user? You should have a business layer and a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,770
Posted By CmdrStidd
Re: Does It Makes Me A Bad Guy For Wanting To Outsource Outside of The US????

The age of "buy American" is gone. Thanks to the WWW we now can deal directly with anyone, anywhere. If the work is high quality then go for it.

Personally though, I would not outsource writing...
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