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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By garmahis
Re: Are You Brainwashed?

Honestly I find it amusing when people are giving out advice left and right they haven't ever tested themselves. Usually my first question to someone making a suggestion - have you tried it yourself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By garmahis
Re: What do you do to track traffic sources?

Whatever people claim there's no real alternative to GA. It's the most comprehensive solution, period. Yes it has a steep learning curve (some parts of it) but otherwise you cant beat it. I checked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,056
Posted By garmahis
Re: Sites Like iwriter.com

I'm offering $2 per 100 words and always have a job for a good writer. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By garmahis
Re: Are product reviews the only social proof on your eCommerce site?

Links to product reviews on other high authority sites and social shares (Facebook, Twitter, Google+)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best way to compress videos?

Adobe or Apple tools don't provide the best efficiency when compressing videos. I'd export lossless or max quality video out of Premier Pro and then used Handbrake for final compression.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 980
Posted By garmahis
Re: What is the most important activity in your business?

Finding out what works and what doesn't and then focusing on what works :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,072
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best content writing service?

Finding a good writer and especially keeping is the pain in the ass. They are getting busy, full time employed, want more money, etc. The only way about it - if you found a good writer, make a bulk...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By garmahis
Re: How to Get Affiliates to Sell My eBook?

As I see it affiliates shoudn't be your main strategy at first because most affiliates decide whether to promote your product based on some numbers - gravity, conversion rate, etc. You have to show...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th June 2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,537
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best place to buy a solo ad/ezine ad?

What is a good conversion rate from solo ad? I know a lot depends on landing page, offer, etc. but anyway. Can you quote some numbers?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By garmahis
Re: Will a bogus Press Release work?

Read Trust Me I'm lying by Ryan Holiday - it's a handbook of creating bogus stories and feeding them to press.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,202
Posted By garmahis
Re: Preventing your PDF from being stolen/shared

Except DMCA takedown notices there's not much you can do.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By garmahis
Re: Launching my E-book/Guide, Need Suggestions

You can hire someone on Odesk or Elance and create a well designed and polished version for all platforms - including Kindle, iBooks and PDF. It will cost you less than $100.

Good...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By garmahis
Re: I'm not good with Communication skills and Interacting with people, Can i get into marketing Job

I'm answering from the point of view of your future employability - finance or hr are relatively high in demand skills. Even if you become an entrepreneur it's a valuable asset.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,564
Posted By garmahis
Re: How to increase image resolution?

You need to go back to the original vector file or recreate the needed dimensions. Any kind of image blowup via software will make the image quality worse.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By garmahis
Re: Is There Anyway to Contact Google over the Phone?

I have to say it's a serious challenge even to find a working contact form to send a support message :)

On the serious note, try to find one for your product if you can usually it's hidden...
Forum: Social Media 14th June 2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By garmahis
Re: Facebook Ads- Do's and Don'ts?

Good tips! Keep them coming.

I'm wondering what's the best way to improve targeting?
Also what kind of ads perform better on Facebook?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,810
Posted By garmahis
Re: NameCheap, Moniker, GoDaddy etc. Which is Best Domain Name Registrar?

Godaddy domains were cheaper with coupon codes now they are on par with other registrars. So it's a matter of personal preference I think.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,853
Posted By garmahis
Re: Does oDesk Suck?

Odesk support and especially development suck big way. It takes them a month and counting to fix a critical issue - I'm not receiving messages sent by freelancers to my email.

Then they remove the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,183
Posted By garmahis
Re: Did Godaddy do away with promo codes?

Honestly I considered an alternative to Godaddy but there aren't any both in terms of pricing and reliability. Every competitor has a bunch of its own issues.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By garmahis
Re: What's the best way to learn HTML?

I figured the best way to learn is to work on real projects which are of interest to you personally and googling/finding the steps. This makes your learning very effient and highly practical unlike...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By garmahis
Re: Elance, Odesk, Freelancer & Similar Sites

Usually people stick to the site they like both as a freelancer and contractor.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By garmahis
Re: Can I Do This.... Sign Up With Multiple Affiliate Companies

Seriously give it a try. List your offer with a few affiliate programs and see which one performs better. Until then you never know and all of this is just speculation.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By garmahis
Re: Is it possible to detect rewritten content?

The whole reason content is getting rewritten is to avoid detection either by Google or copyright owners :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best System for Handling Affiliates?

Probably an option only if you're at enterprise level, comes with $300 monthly fee.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,282
Posted By garmahis
Re: Outsourcing / VA

A decent VA for your type of tasks would start from $3 per hour on oDesk. Usually I choose the candidate by asking a few consecutive questions and giving a small trial to 2-3 best candidates. Some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,975
Posted By garmahis
Re: Are any freelance sites other than elance and odesk worth using?

I've tried all of them - Freelancer, Elance, etc. but I sticked to Odesk as this site has the right balance of talent to hire and easy of use.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By garmahis
Re: Wordpress constantly getting hacked

Try Fail2Ban, it's not as easy as a plugin install but very efficient in preventing malicious IP from trying to access your server.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th April 2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By garmahis
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,394
Posted By garmahis
Re: Is There Money In Game Apps?

Freemium model rules the market - most lucrative games are free to play with ads, upgrades, tokens, etc. to monetize them. The best approach for a newbie would be to emulate one of the top games with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,549
Posted By garmahis
Re: Where do you buy banner ads?

Try Google Display Network as a part of AdWords.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best Files Sharing Site For Devlivering Products?

Why are you not using JZZoo built in digital download delivery?
Forum: Social Media 5th April 2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By garmahis
Re: Help! How to know if Reddit AD stats are accurate?

I can confirm that I have the same suspicion - the Reddit stats are not accurate to say the least. However it's very hard to prove that they do it intentionally.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By garmahis
Re: How to get an app done without the idea being stolen?

You're looking into $2,000-5,000 when hiring someone on oDesk/Elance.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By garmahis
Re: Essential WP Plugins

My essential plugins for security:
Limit login attempts - protects from brute forcing your login/password.
BackWPup - makes regular back up of your WordPress database and files.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By garmahis
Re: Where to Get More Affiliates for My Product?

Silly me, that's so obvious, thanks!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,640
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best Payment Processor?

I'd wish PayPal made it seamless to accept credit cards for buyers without PayPal account. Otherwise it's not too bad.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By garmahis
Re: Essential WP Plugins

Yeah, you forgot to mention that Yoast is free and Seopressor will set you back $50-500 :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,988
Posted By garmahis
Re: TESTED: Buy Now, Order Now, Add to Cart… Which is best?

I'm wondering if "add to cart" should lead to actual shopping cart page or directly to PayPal checkout?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By garmahis
Re: Best Work Day Productivity Product Or Service

Trello is a fantastic todo app with multiple boards, collaboration, etc.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By garmahis
Re: What web host do you personally use?

Digital Ocean. It took me some time to learn how to handle unmanaged VPS but they have an extensive library of tutorials and support is very responsive.

Uptime - a couple of down times about an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,718
Posted By garmahis
Re: Where to get article witers?

iWriter - most articles hastily written and it shows even when you choose premium writers. I totally understand that the writers try to squeeze as many words per hour as possible but this leads to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd April 2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By garmahis
Re: How can I check my website's uptime?

Second Uptime Robot - fantastic free service!
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd April 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,756
Posted By garmahis
Re: Latest SEO Techniques

Nobody is going to share the latest "working" and effective technique. Why would they? As soon as any SEO trick becomes popular the Google hammer will follow. Also many "secrets" shared as WSOs are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd April 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By garmahis
Re: Submitting articles to Reddit?

Reddit has self-promoted posts as a form of advertising
http://www.reddit.com/promoted/
My advice would be to laser target your ads to specific subreddits potentially interested in your product...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd April 2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By garmahis
Re: Effective ways to create back links to my site / posts

I highly recommend create and promote Infographics for backlinks and traffic:
infographic - WarriorForum - Internet Marketing Forums - Threads Tagged with infographic...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd April 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By garmahis
What's your experience with Jvzoo as a seller?

I'd love to hear your impressions on using Jvzoo if you published/sold products using it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,474
Posted By garmahis
Re: Alternative to e-junkie for selling ebook?

Honestly there's no direct alternative to E-junkie. E-junkie is a reliable proven platform. It totally sucks that it still uses Flash for its UI but they are working on a new one. Also I tried most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By garmahis
Re: Fiverr banned me for NO reason & NO explanation.

Believe it or not but 99% of CEOs I emailed actually replied, some via assistants. So being 1% doesn't make Fiverr look any good here.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By garmahis
Re: Fiverr banned me for NO reason & NO explanation.

Totally matches my experience, well said. Even Steve Jobs personally sometimes replied to emails sent to him, Fiverr CEO too busy I guess - because nor him neither his assistant ever replied. And...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By garmahis
Re: Fiverr banned me for NO reason & NO explanation.

After spending close to $1,000 and asking for one refund, you can hardly call me "serial refunded", can you? Yet my account was banned.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By garmahis
Re: Self hosted affiliate program software?

Thanks for the recommendation! I will try this one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By garmahis
Re: Where to Get More Affiliates for My Product?

How can you simultaneously use a few affiliate programs? I thought you're supposed to pick and choose just one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By garmahis
Re: Fiverr banned me for NO reason & NO explanation.

Yeah, sure. Once I wanted to get a refund for a misrepresented gig on Fiverr as a buyer, it wasn't $5 but $25 - doesn't matter how many requests I opened on their support site I didn't get my refund....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By garmahis
Re: Self hosted affiliate program software?

Can you share your personal experience with these platforms?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By garmahis
Re: Self hosted affiliate program software?

I've tried JvZoo and it's not a positive experience. Multiple tiers of verification, every update requires manual approval. Then after my product was approved it suddenly became unavailable again due...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th March 2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,836
Posted By garmahis
Self hosted affiliate program software?

I'm looking for a affiliate program solution (wordpress plugin or standalone script) so I can sign up other affiliates for my products. I like how Themeforest affiliate program works - you just...
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