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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th February 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Think you know your IM products? Cool! So which ones match the following requirements ...

@Marcus -

Heh, yeah ... I too am a TLB'er. Like you say, waiting list, limited numbers ...

@Travlinguy -

I'm a Christ Rempel fan for sure. Not quite what I'm looking for though.

@Matthew...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Think you know your IM products? Cool! So which ones match the following requirements ...

A reply!

Hey Alexa, thanks.

You know, previously I would agree that few beginners should start with paid traffic. Generally speaking.

But I now think the opposite! But discussing that is not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Think you know your IM products? Cool! So which ones match the following requirements ...

Okay ...

Product suggestions are slim (ahem) so I'd take a prod in the right direction on how I might find such a product instead. Browsing CB marketplace is making me queasy. No luck googling...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th February 2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By JordanFrancis
Think you know your IM products? Cool! So which ones match the following requirements ...

I'm looking for a solid IM product to promote that ticks the following:

1. teaches affiliate marketing
2. teaches to focus on people over products; not just high gravity BS on CB
3. focuses on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,463
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Is Article Marketing On It's Way Out?

Hi Diane,



Recently I found my article, minus the links, on a web 2.0 site. There was no contact information for the user, so I reported the problem directly with the site. A few hours later,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Can you show me a great landing page?

Google.com

;)

In all seriousness though, it is a good landing page. Minimal distractions, with a clean and simple interface.

It might be worth checking out their other "landing pages" too,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: WordPress Tips

Hi Paul,



Jump in, the water's lovely :)

The benefit of using a popular platform like WordPress is that you're never too far away from help. I hear YouTube is good for tutorials.

Oh, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

Another blog update:

New ‘Diamond’ Account Level Unveiled (http://blog.ezinearticles.com/2011/03/diamond-account-level.html)

No mention of what they intend to do with those 7 saturated niches,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,489
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

If I were suspended, and I still might be...I would politely ask EZA why. I'm not a betting man, but I'd wager many, like Francie above, would be reinstated without much bother at all.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,774
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: EzineArticles Rejects God, Abraham Lincoln, etc.

I'm confident I could take 80% of the 400 word articles on EZA, and convey every detail more clearly in 250 words.

Implementing a 400 word minimum rule as a means to raise quality is idiotic. All...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: ezine and affiliate link

Abso-bloody-exactly!

:D

I must say, I've learned a lot today. The bits from your posts above that I didn't question or comment on may have given me the most benefits of all.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: ezine and affiliate link

I've got this sinking feeling that I'm in such a niche :(

However, I'm reasonably confident I can still gain syndication if I go a little wider in my article topics, and still (hopefully) gain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: ezine and affiliate link

Excellent, glad I'm picking this up. I've been running around in circles online for a while now, and frankly I'm dizzy.



That makes a lot of sense. Hmm...with this article syndication business,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: ezine and affiliate link

I really appreciate the length you went to answer my questions.

Thank you, Alexa.

To see if I'm getting this, to summarise —

Yes, you predominantly link back to one landing page.

Yes,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: ezine and affiliate link

Hi Alexa,

As always, another informative post...but I want to know more! :)

Over the course of writing, publishing and syndicating your many articles, do you predominantly link back to a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Article Marketing Now Dead?

I was just reading a blog post by a Mr Jonathan Leger:

Google vs. Content Farms « Jonathan Leger (http://www.jonathanleger.com/google-vs-content-farms/)

He advises that you:



Shortly...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd March 2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Open Parenthesis Trick

Yes, that's a fairly well known copywriters' technique, though not well known to everyday folk.

"Feel free to call me insane"

You're insane ;p
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

This has been, and will no doubt continue to be, an interesting thread and turn of events indeed.

I can only say, oh...what a pickle :)

See, I'm actually feeling rather hopeful about it all....
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th February 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,032
Posted By JordanFrancis
re: The Millionaire Fastlane. (book)

There's no way you can make an accurate assessment of this book in just 30 pages.

I wish I could have read this book 10 years ago :(

If I ever have children, this book will be mandatory reading...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,699
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Ezinearticles newsletter about 1,000 articles - shock!

So Chris Knight is considering changing to an "exclusive to EzineArticles.com" business model, which I believe is how Buzzle.com operate.

Hmm.

According to the data provided below, Buzzle.com...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Backlinks from the same content. Do they have any SEO value?

Observing what has already been accepted was just too darn obvious for me, damn :o

I like to see myself as a maverick of course, laying down names instead of "cheap fish tanks," but that's just...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th February 2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Backlinks from the same content. Do they have any SEO value?

Excellent post, Alexa, as always :)

Like "alexanderpoole9," I too would be more than happy to hear how you work your links into your comments. I know, how nice of me!

Also, I tend to leave my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th February 2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,304
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: The Death Of Bum Marketing Or The Death Of Article Marketing

According to the latest update (linked above,) 11% of queries are affected.

It's quite possible article directory pages are among the 11%.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,123
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Making $15,000 in 2 weeks is an easy job..

Okay. So you made a bunch of money while playing games and watching TV. Then you made even more by selling this wonder-site that makes money on autopilot (and YES, I'd also get rid of such a site as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,580
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Proof that article marketing is NOT dead

Well if anything, these examples show that article directories, in particular EZA, are not dead more so than "article marketing" itself.

It's no surprise, though, really. Not when you consider...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 29,704
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: How The Clueless Throw Away Their Money

I was just about to mention Nanobloggers (and Peter Spaepen too) as well. Whoops, I just did :)

From my bookmarks, I found this link in my "Content Curation" folder that might interest some here:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,474
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: How long does it take to get your EzineArticles aproved?

Now this is interesting.

I very recently changed my approach to writing articles. But even so, I think this may be a coincidence:

The article I submitted just a couple of hours ago went live 13...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Link Cloaking?

Wow. That is an extremely insightful paragraph, Alexa, and worth reading twice (at least it was for me.)

If you want results like "everyone else," then follow "everyone else." I for one, do not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: For Every "Guru", How Much Money Does a 'Follower' Earn?

Because they are producers, and their followers are mostly consumers.

In my opinion. That is the reason.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd January 2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,122
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: The Death of Article Marketing

What Google says, and what Google does are two different things entirely.

They say they will clean this street right up...

But we really ought to focus on what they'll do though...which I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,033
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Thesis - Is there any way to get it cheaper?

It is forbidden (ooh!) for Thesis affiliates to offer any kind of cash-back or rebate. This rule was introduce some time ago. Offering a bonus is completely fine however.

Do a search for thesis...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th November 2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,872
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Best or shall I say easiest Mind Mapping software is?

Another vote for XMind. It's free, but it doesn't look it =)
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th August 2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Socrates WordPress theme?

Chalk and cheese.

Socrates is for creating monetised niche sites. It has a limited scope beyond that aim. If that's what you're aiming for, it could be for you.

Thesis is a highly developed...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th August 2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,686
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Thesis Theme, really that good?

What is your Thesis forum username? I want to see the trouble you're having...might be able to help.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st August 2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,686
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Thesis Theme, really that good?

Thesis has good support. And due to the sizeable user base, there are ample tutorials floating around from the community.

Version 1.8 was just released, and introduced some particularly cool...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,657
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Is it just me or is everyone losing money with CB & ADwords

In my experience, having luck, or the ability to lose hundreds or thousands of dollars, are not requirements for making Adwords "work."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th July 2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Speeding Up Wordpress Sites?

Caching is one option as already mentioned. Here's a useful benchmark of several plugins that may help:

WordPress Caching: What’s the best Caching Plugin? | Tutorial9...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,072
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Open Letter To Marketers... Re: AdSwaps

"AdSwaps" sound like a great way to either annoy your subscribers, remove your subscribers, or leak your subscribers to a list you don't own. Of course, it works both ways...but still.

Maybe the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th July 2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,820
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Crappy Pages That Rank Highly - What is up with that?

Google bots can't define good quality content in the sense that a human can. Robots are not discerning (yet.) However, Google may use humans to review things from time to time...

As I see it, I'm...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th July 2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,230
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Would You Promote a ClickBank Product with an Opt-in

The reason someone might point blank refuse to promote a product with an opt-in form is because experience has taught them that this is a wise thing to do :)

It's one of the many filters that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd July 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,820
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Crappy Pages That Rank Highly - What is up with that?

As already mentioned, backlinks are more influential than the page itself.

So then, how does one get backlinks?

Most generate their own. They do it themselves, or pay someone else to do it.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd July 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,556
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Best WordPress Membership Plug-In?

Pretty sure it's encrypted...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,435
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: "Thesis" Wordpress theme?

There's always going be a design and function limit, no matter what theme you use. The question is, which theme will get *you* the furthest?

I happen to like the default Thesis design for some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 901
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: What Single Opt In Mailing List Solution Do YOU Use?

Imnica Mail is worth checking out.

Good price, very good actually. And you can choose single or double optin no worries.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Become a Guru with this "trick": Make a "what" into a "who".

Nice post, Colin. Good stuff.

That clarifies some of the noise in my head, too. Which is always good =)

Becoming a "who" is a great way to answer the question "why you?"

It's one way to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Thesis OpenHook

I can't help. I don't use that plugin...but you could always use
the Thesis support forum. You'll likely have better luck there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,554
Posted By JordanFrancis
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,554
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Offline Courses....Send an Email and Land Clients? Is this a joke?

You definitely can get positive responses by sending emails.

Whether you build upon that to "land clients" is down to the
individual and a whole bunch of variables...but that can and
is done,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th June 2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,975
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: [Live Case Study] Unique Article Wizard vs Article Marketing Automation vs Article Ranks

This could be interesting to watch...

Have you ever tried SubmitYourArticle.com per chance?
I'm looking around for a distribution service and it caught
my eye, though I'm not too pleased about...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th June 2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,952
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: "Darkside of DotComSecrets" Any Info?

I honestly cringed while watching the 1st video.

Secret room, really? Am I now living in a movie?
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 16th June 2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: What are good A/B split test script or service?

Check out Visual Website Optimizer.

You can take up a free 30 day trial, no credit card required.

You can use it with WordPress also, and split-test without
touching code (it's "visual" ya...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th June 2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,176
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Thesis theme

If you're a "code" type of designer, Thesis is a
solid choice. I really like it. It's a blank canvas
theme which you either leave as it is, or add to
as you please—according to your ability.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,121
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Windows or Mac for IM - Laptop Recommendations

Mac's are more expensive. But they hold their
value. PC's are cheaper, but lose value very quickly.

If you're doing video production, iMovie is
excellent. Windows does not compete on this.
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd June 2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,096
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: My Top 3 Courses On PPC.

I hadn't heard of 2 of those courses, so thanks.

Regarding the Affiliate Black Book, there's also
the membership site that goes with the book.
There's more "do this, do that" in the webinars, ...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 31st May 2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,178
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Affiliate Black Book by X - Review

The thing with .X. is that he's a genuinely smart,
creative, and resourceful guy.

And...

Most importantly, he actually gives a damn about his
members. It's really obvious. Heck, I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,876
Posted By JordanFrancis
Re: Are premium themes worth it?

You get what you pay for, most of the
time.

Premium themes often include support,
too. Which is a factor to consider.

...

With free themes, you might want to check
that whoever coded...
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