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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,830
Posted By LB
Re: Are You Spoiled Rotten? Sorry to Say that Many of You Are

I hope anyone bitching in the thread about the price received a forum vacation...
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,028
Posted By LB
Re: Stop Dumping on WSO Threads... (please)

No. That's an unwarranted extrapolation on my original point.

If someone is leaving positive reviews of products they haven't seen then that seems to be pretty clear shilling and they should be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,028
Posted By LB
Re: Stop Dumping on WSO Threads... (please)

This is the ideal solution, but in my experience people rarely feel the need to report something like this. Thus it ends up at the help desk and may take awhile to get resolved (and increases their...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,028
Posted By LB
Re: Stop Dumping on WSO Threads... (please)

The rule is not "must buy to reply".

The rule states: "UPDATED: Anyone caught trying to purposefully harm another persons WSO will be removed from this forum permanently. If you bought the WSO ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,028
Posted By LB
Stop Dumping on WSO Threads... (please)

This is one of those posts that I feel conflicted about writing because the people that really need to read it probably won't. Still, I think it's at the point where it would benefit from discussion....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,921
Posted By LB
Re: Amazon Terminates Accounts Because Of Cloaked Links?

If a person is concerned about SEO, and Google's opinion of affiliate sites, it is not unwarranted to think that a site full of Amazon affiliate links might cause harm.

See: Can Google Detect an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,068
Posted By LB
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,471
Posted By LB
Re: Is PayPal now serving Ads on Checkout Pages?

Here you go:

http://www.everstatus.com/netflixpaypal.gif

I saw the same thing with every purchase I've made in the last 2 days.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By LB
Re: Thinking of launching a new WSO? Let me give you a tip or two...

It's funny.

People complain that WSOs are too long and detailed and that they just want "the facts" even if it's only 5 pages.

Others complain that WSOs are not detailed enough and need more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,040
Posted By LB
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02 Aug 2011

Talking to Clickbank directly.

My entire response was in answer to your post where you asked:



I can assure you that Clickbank won't tolerate refund rates like that. But, I agree with you-...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,040
Posted By LB
Re: No More Fake Stories On Clickbank, No Fake Scarcities - CB Policy Update 02 Aug 2011

Clickbank does not publish refund data.

There is a way to calculate it based on the amount earned, commission rate, etc. but it's HIGHLY inaccurate if the product price has ever changed, if there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,075
Posted By LB
Re: A note to WSO buyers and sellers

This should be stickied in the WSO forum...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,331
Posted By LB
Re: Sales Funnel For WSO Pro Users?

You keep saying this, and I keep asking for proof.

I'm not picking on you. I enjoy your posts. It's just that if we're going to start saying something is against Paypal's ToS, then I want to see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 603
Posted By LB
Re: Resurrect a Dead List

When was the last time you mailed them?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2011, 05:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By LB
Re: Paypal dispute

Keep in mind that a CHARGEBACK is different than a DISPUTE.

Disputes are decided by Paypal, chargebacks are decided by the card issuer. It's best to provide all supporting evidence you can.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By LB
Re: On Difficult Customers...

My experience has been that someone who asks a laundry list of questions before they purchase is going to be more of a headache afterward. Refund probability is high.

Whatever happens, YOU set...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,002
Posted By LB
Re: Upset customer - What did I do wrong?

You are just dealing with a lunatic.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th June 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,965
Posted By LB
Re: PayPal Making Moves - Pay Attention

There are still some pretty huge "internet marketers" that use Paypal and have for years. Let's also not forget that the "WSO of the day" brings in tons of Paypal payments every day for Mike.

The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,965
Posted By LB
Re: PayPal Making Moves - Pay Attention

I figured it was just because the money market rates were so absurdly low. The cost of maintaining it was probably not being offset by the benefits.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th June 2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,737
Posted By LB
Re: Using someone else's disclaimer???

Also a good time to add that there are some Warrior attorneys that sell such templates at affordable prices.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 9,890
Posted By LB
Re: FTC after Big G

A lot of people in this thread have no idea what "antitrust" is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,925
Posted By LB
Re: Online Sellers - New PAYPAL/IRS Reporting Rule Here - Watch Out

The issue here is twofold:

It's another level of government regulation to require businesses to report this. The costs of compliance will be passed on to the consumer in higher fees and/or worse...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th June 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,901
Posted By LB
Re: ICANN - Is Preparing TO THROW US FOR ANOTHER LOOP!

I feel pretty sure that if you use a company's TLD that they will have some level of control over it.

After Google banning Adwords, Adsense, Youtube, Blogger etc...who in their right mind would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,347
Posted By LB
Re: Is the WSO Gravy Train Coming Off The Rails?

See bold above...3 tickets in 24 hours seems rather demanding to jump to conclusions, no?

Furthermore, is a day sufficient time to meet any of your points? I would argue no.

Let's not forget...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By LB
Re: What You Have in Common With Porn (and may not realize it)

I've been saying this for a long time...look what happened to Google after their IPO.

I fully expect that once they go public there will be further "risk assessment" where many businesses are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,485
Posted By LB
Re: Well Bye Bye YouTube

Google is the only company allowed to make money on the internet.

You serfs need to get back on the digital plantation and start clicking on their ads so they can meet their quarterly earnings.
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By LB
Re: Same banners at the top of the page :s

Also, make sure it meets the size requirements. My first banner took awhile to get approved and I realized it was a few kb larger than was allowed. I corrected it and was approved quickly.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,152
Posted By LB
Re: An amazing person claims in paypal for 36 cents -> What must I do??

You can respond that is has been already refunded and then link the Paypal transaction where you sent him $1.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By LB
Re: Writing my first ebook. Can I scan books I currently own for images?

In short, no. There are occasions where images can be used under "fair use" provisions, but from what you've described here it doesn't sound like that would apply.

Your best bet are the stock...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,346
Posted By LB
Re: Big mistakes that starters make!

Selling something no one wants.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st June 2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,090
Posted By LB
Re: Calderon's bill passed, Amazon to drop all California affiliates

Make sure and let your state know why you're leaving...at least at some level there are good politicians that tried to stop it. They should know about stories like yours.

Montana is a beautiful...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,886
Posted By LB
Re: My Paypal account FROZEN and lots of VERY WEIRD questions... can you help?

Paypal is putting all their effort into digital products including signing deals with companies like Facebook and other large organizations as well as introducing their new micropayments for digital...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,148
Posted By LB
Re: Paypal Limited - Was Making $350+/day through it

Paypal amazingly has an "A+" with the BBB. Ever wonder how that's possible?

BBBOnLine, Inc. (http://www.bbbonline.org/about/boardDir.asp)

Oh, look who is on the board of the BBB...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,666
Posted By LB
Re: Promise Me You Won't Do This - Vent Inside

I had someone purchase an ebook and then refund it.

A month later they asked for a copy of the book again because they accidentally deleted it.

When I pointed out they had asked for a refund...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 19th May 2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,105
Posted By LB
Re: Does Facebook + Bing = The Death of Google?

Google actually does terrible at search. Really, think about it.

The first page of most results is going to be 1. Google properties 2. Fortune 500s 3. Adwords ads for big brands 4. Wikipedia 5....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,173
Posted By LB
Re: See How Much I Earned In ClickBank Doing Absolutely Nothing!!!!

Obviously faked.

...Everyone knows you make at least $1,000 per day doing nothing.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,235
Posted By LB
Re: ClickBank & Revenue Sharing

I think you're describing a two-tier system. If so, no, Clickbank is a one-tier affiliate program.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2011, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,284
Posted By LB
Re: WTF are you Selling Exactly?

A man does not buy a drill because he needs a drill.

He buys a drill because he needs a hole.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th May 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,434
Posted By LB
Re: Can't make money online - Need some serious help !

It sounds like you are trying to hit a long-distance target with a shotgun.

When you finally reach it, you are too spread out to do any damage and now your shoulder's sore.

Quit trying to "MAKE...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By LB
Re: Most Successful Warriors Selling WSOs?

If you use WarriorPlus you can get a rough idea of the higher converting/selling products through their affiliate stats.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,143
Posted By LB
Re: ClickBank Switch

I don't know anything about it, but from what you're describing it just seems like another point of failure for affiliates.

As a vendor, I would not use something that could even a tiny percentage...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By LB
Re: No More Clickbank-Paypal Checkout?

I see it just fine in the US.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th May 2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By LB
Re: Product Refunded - Customer BUYS IT AGAIN and Opt in For Monthly Membership Subscription! WTH?

Well handled.

The reality of CB refunds is that scammers who are out to cheat you are going to do it no matter what. Fighting it only results in negative reviews and chargebacks.

Give refunds...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By LB
Re: Email Marketing Trick, Or Shady Practice!??

Do you really believe someone who is too stupid to scroll down 10 spaces is smart enough to know what to do even when they see the link?

These people just click "spam".

5 or 10 spaces is just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th April 2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By LB
Re: 95% of ClickBank Marketers SCAMMERS according to the FTC

95% of statistics on forums aren't real.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd April 2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 951
Posted By LB
Re: Doing reviews on CB products

As a rather successful CB vendor (having sold multiple products over the years and reached Premiere Elite status), I can say that THIS is the approach you want to take to get review copies.

I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,533
Posted By LB
Re: 100K Single Opt-in or ~30k Double Opt-in?

Single optin is always the way to go whenever possible. You'll just make more money assuming all other variables are equal.

The idea that confirmed optin is better because "you only get people who...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By LB
Re: Help! How to market a Book Online: Thriller/ Suspense Book (Self Published)

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing (http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,707
Posted By LB
Re: Warning - Don't Give YouTube Your Mobile Phone Number

I wouldn't ever trust the monkeys at Google to make smart determinations about what does and doesn't violate their own TOS.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 15th March 2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,104
Posted By LB
Re: Nano Continuity by Ryan Lee?

I see Jason popped in here...I figure I'd mention I purchased through his link because he's offering some "no brainer" bonus content. If you're going to get this then it would make sense to get some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By LB
Re: Suggestions For When Someone Copies Your WSO...

Copyright applies only to the created work, not ideas.

If the work is copied it's a problem, if the idea is copied...not much you can do.
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 5th February 2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,643
Posted By LB
Re: ClickBank Gamers

These are the kind of "products" mentioned:

Starcraft 2 Guide: Starcraft 2 Secerts Guide Review (http://www.starcraft2guidereviews.com/2010/05/starcraft-2-secerts-guide-review.html)

Judge for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,937
Posted By LB
Re: Anyone Switch To Mac & Regretted It?

I don't use mac personally because I see no point in spending 300% more for hardware simply because it's in a shiny box.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By LB
Re: Making Videos Converted From MP4 To FLV Look Good

Why cut off your nose to spite your face?

You're not "proving a point" to anyone by running flash-only. You are losing money.

Some of my sites are around 10% ipad/iphone traffic...why would I...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 2nd December 2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,953
Posted By LB
Re: Thesis VS Genesis WordPress Themes

I was a Thesis user that has since switched to Headway and I like it a lot more.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th November 2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By LB
Re: For the struggling IMers: Why not provide offline services?

It's much easier to make money online.

If you can't do it online, you have no business doing it offline for others...especially for a fee.

Other people's livelihoods are not the place to play...
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